Explorers discover WWII submarine that sank in 1944

NEW YORK (AP) — A team of ocean explorers say a U.S. submarine with 80 sailors aboard when it disappeared in 1944 has been discovered in Japanese waters. The “Lost 52 Project” announ...

Russian commission advises pardon for Norwegian in spy case

MOSCOW (AP) — An official Russian commission has recommended a presidential pardon for a Norwegian serving a 14-year sentence for espionage. The recommendation was reported Thursday,...

Putin directs exercise of Russian nuclear forces

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has overseen sweeping war games carried out by his nation's strategic nuclear forces. The drills on Thursday featured practice launches...

Heping Island in N. Taiwan likely site for indigenous submarine project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan’s domestic submarine project moves forward with a completed prototype expected as early as 2024, new reports suggest that northern Taiwan's Heping Isla...

Russia to conduct sweeping drills of its nuclear forces

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's military will this week undertake a sweeping drill of its strategic nuclear forces. The Defense Ministry said the three-day exercise will begin Tuesday and inv...

China parades its latest missiles in challenge to US, others

Military planners in Washington and elsewhere will be taking note of new missile technology displayed by China, particularly a hypersonic ballistic nuclear missile believed capable of breaching all ex...

China parades its latest missiles in challenge to US, others

BEIJING (AP) — Military planners in Washington and elsewhere will be taking note of new missile technology displayed by China, particularly a hypersonic ballistic nuclear missile believed capable of b...

Chinese parade a glimpse into military ambitions

A parade Tuesday by China's secretive military will offer a rare look at its rapidly developing arsenal, including possibly a nuclear-armed missile that could reach the United States in 30 minutes...

Large chunk of border wall funding diverted from tiny Guam

HONOLULU (AP) — President Donald Trump is raising a large chunk of the money for his border wall with Mexico by deferring several military construction projects slated for Guam, a strategic hub for U....

Taiwan Navy to show off ‘granddad’ of submarines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The public will have the opportunity to visit what the Navy calls the ‘granddad’ of submarines , the oldest still working submarine in the world, in Keelung Sa...

Burning smell forces Taiwan P-3C anti-submarine aircraft back to base

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After the crew smelled burning, a P-3C anti-submarine aircraft returned immediately to base in Pingtung County, the Air Force said Wednesday (September 18). This was th...

A look at the corruption scandals facing Israel's Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seeking to hold on to power in Tuesday's historic repeat election as the shadow of various corruption charges loom over his future. ...

DPP lawmaker lobbies for Taiwan to join Pacific military exercises

Wang Ting-yu (王定宇), convener of the Legislature's Foreign Affairs and National Defense Committee, said Saturday that the Unites States should invite Taiwan to participate in the upcoming multi-nat...

Taiwan sending teams to Europe, US to verify submarine prototype components

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –As Taiwan’s indigenous submarine project approaches construction of the first prototype, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) is preparing to dispatch teams of expe...

US tells Congress of plans to sell F-16 fighters to Taiwan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has informed Congress it plans to sell F-16 fighters worth $8 billion to Taiwan in a move that will inflame already high tensions with China. Two U....