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Seoul dismisses Beijing's concerns over anti-missile system

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's government stressed Wednesday it will make its own decisions in strengthening its defenses against North Korean threats, rejecting Chinese calls that it continu...

Top Chinese, South Korean diplomats pledge closer ties

BEIJING (AP) — The top South Korean and Chinese diplomats pledged Tuesday to develop closer relations and maintain stable industrial supply chains at a time of deepening rivalry between Beijing and Wa...

Taiwan-Japan ties remain solid in post-Abe era: Japan ex-defense minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shigeru Ishiba, a member of Japan's House of Representatives, said the Japan-Taiwan relationship will remain robust though the country's most Taiwan-friendly ex-le...

President Tsai pledges deeper Japan ties to maintain peace in Indo-Pacific

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will continue to deepen cooperation with Japan and other democratic partners to jointly maintain peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英...

France pledges more security, education support to Benin

COTONOU, Benin (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday pledged security cooperation and support to Benin as it fights rising threats of extremism, as well as investments in education and ...

South Korea, Japan hold talks to resolve historical disputes

The foreign ministers of South Korea and Japan met in Tokyo on Monday to try and overcome historical disputes and improve strained bilateral relations. Relations between the two countries have been t...

Blinken in Thailand to shore up regional support, counter China push

The United States and Thailand signed agreements on Sunday to deepen the countries' already strong ties as Washington steps up its efforts to counter China's expanding influence in Asia. U....

North Korea fires suspected rocket launchers, Seoul says

South Korea's military said on Sunday it had detected the trajectories of what appeared to be shots fired by North Korea, possibly from multiple rocket launchers. The South Korean military detect...

Spanish PM blames traffickers, migrants for deaths at border

MADRID (AP) — Spain's prime minister is defending the way Moroccan and Spanish police repelled migrants last week as they tried to cross the shared border into the north African enclave of Melilla, de...

US lawmakers introduce Taiwan Policy Act of 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. lawmakers introduced the Taiwan Policy Act of 2022 on Friday (June 17) to reset the Taiwan relationship and potentially send billions of dollars in funding for &ldquo...

GAO: US failed to track if arms used against Yemen civilians

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon and the State Department failed to investigate whether a Saudi-led coalition used U.S.-provided military support to carry out any of repeated airstrikes and other attack...

Taiwan and US set to discuss weapon sales at 'Monterey talks'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will discuss weapon sales and military drills with the U.S. at the end of the month at the "Monterey talks," according to a Nikkei Asia report on Monday (...

US, Japan, S Korea defense ministers emphasize Taiwan Strait peace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the first time, the defense ministers of the United States, Japan, and South Korea mentioned the importance of Taiwan in a joint statement, reports said Saturday (June...

US to sell US$120 million in naval equipment to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. has approved the possible sale of US$120 million (NT$3.54 billion) in spare parts and technical assistance for Taiwan's Navy amid increased provocative milita...

EU faces uphill task beefing up defense ties with Asia

The EU's foreign and security policy chief, Josep Borrell, will not attend Asia's premier defense summit this weekend after testing positive for COVID-19, leaving the bloc at a possible disadv...