US: Ex-Nissan boss wired money to man who helped him flee

Former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn wired more than $860,000 to a company linked to one of the men accused of helping smuggle him out of Japan in a box last year, prosecutors said in a new c...

Adventure Still Awaits: Explore, Relax And Reconnect With VistaJet’s Safe Havens

VistaJet World presents private and safe journeys to keep discovering the world LONDON, UK - EQS Newswire - July 8, 2020 - VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, uncovers a por...

Taiwan representative office in US territory of Guam to reopen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a three-year hiatus, Taiwan will resume operations at its representative office in Guam, as Taiwan-U.S. ties thrive and there have been calls for the country to have...

Germany disbands elite army unit over extremism concerns

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s defense minister disbanded a company of special forces on Wednesday saying a culture of right-wing extremism had been allowed to develop behind a “wall of secrecy.” ...

Families of US troops slain in Jordan seek action

WASHINGTON (AP) — The families of three Special Forces troops slain by a Jordanian soldier at a military base in Jordan in 2016 are calling on Congress to suspend aid to the key U.S. Mideast partner u...

Venezuela general accused with Maduro unable to pay attorney

MIAMI (AP) — A former Venezuelan general who was organizing a volunteer army to overthrow Nicolas Maduro says he is unable to afford a legal defense in a U.S. narcotics case that charges him alongside...

French, Spanish and African leaders meet to combat extremism

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Leaders from the five countries of West Africa’s Sahel region — Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger — on Tuesday called for intensifying counter-terrorism operations s...

Reports: Germany revamping elite army unit over extremism

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s defense minister reportedly plans to restructure the country’s special forces unit after numerous allegations of far-right extremism. Defense Minister Annegre...

Changes in military recruiting may endure after pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — With his Army recruiting office shuttered due to the coronavirus, Staff Sgt. Anthony Holt has had to be creative to meet his enlistment goals. Using social media is one way. Signing ...

Pakistani police: Gunmen attack stock exchange in Karachi

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say an unknown number of gunmen have attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange in the southern port city of Karachi, the country's financial center. ...

Rare footage shows joint training of US, Taiwan special forces

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A promotional video featuring joint U.S.-Taiwan military training has surfaced on social media—the first of such footage to be seen, as these kinds of operations are...

Taiwan special forces train to counter Chinese incursions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Special forces used helicopters in large-scale maneuvers playing out resistance against a Chinese attack on a Taiwan airport in Hsinchu County on Friday (June 19). Over...

Top US diplomat finds virtual path into Venezuela amid rift

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A year after shutting down the U.S. Embassy in Caracas, Washington’s top diplomat in Venezuela has found a way to slip back inside the South American nation — at least virtua...

'The walk' thrusts Gen. Milley reluctantly into spotlight

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first eight months as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Mark Milley carefully crafted a low-key public profile. He knew that splashy and sassy were unlikely to endea...

Taiwanese Army to station Apache helicopters in Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the military threat to Taiwan posed by China has increased, the Army Aviation and Special Forces Command plans to station squadrons of Apache helicopters at Feng Nien (...