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China dispatches 10 military aircraft to Taiwan ADIZ Friday morning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) said Friday (Dec. 15) that it had detected an additional 10 Chinese military aircraft in Taiwan's air defense identification zon...

Chinese fighter jets 'orbit' Philippine patrol aircraft, Manila says

Two Chinese fighter jets were monitored "orbiting" a Philippine aircraft participating in patrols with Australia in the South China Sea but did not cause any untoward incident, Manila said o...

Philippines, Australia start sea, air patrols in South China Sea

MANILA, Nov 25 (Reuters) - The Philippines and Australia began their first joint sea and air patrols in the South China Sea on Saturday, days after Manila took similar steps with the U.S. as Pacific n...

Philippines, Australia begin patrols in South China Sea

Australia and the Philippines began joint air and naval patrols in the South China Sea on Saturday, in an effort to bolster strategic cooperation in countering China's assertiveness in the region...

China dispatches 11 military aircraft to Taiwan ADIZ on Wednesday afternoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) said Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 22) that it had detected an additional 11 Chinese military aircraft in Taiwan's air defense ident...

China dispatches 23 military aircraft to Taiwan ADIZ on Tuesday morning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) said late Tuesday morning (Oct. 31) that it had detected an additional 23 Chinese military aircraft in Taiwan's air defense iden...

China dispatches 15 military aircraft to Taiwan ADIZ on Thursday morning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) said late Thursday morning (Oct. 26) that it had detected an additional 15 Chinese military aircraft in Taiwan's air defense ide...

Chinese fighters intercept Canadian spy plane, driven out by Taiwanese fighters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese fighter jets on Thursday (Oct. 19) reportedly intercepted a Canadian surveillance aircraft in Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) before being driv...

Canadian, Chinese spy planes reported in Taiwan's ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Canadian and Chinese surveillance aircraft reportedly flew into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ), while Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) ...

Philippine military rejects Beijing’s claims in South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Saturday (Oct. 7) rejected Chinese claims over features in the South China Sea following a near collision between Philippine C...

US given OK to enforce maritime law around Palau as Washington vies with China for Pacific influence

BANGKOK (AP) — The United States has signed a new agreement with Palau, which gives American ships the authorization to unilaterally enforce maritime regulations in the tiny Pacific island nation's ex...

A Russian fighter jet fired flares at a US drone over Syria and damaged it, the US military says

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian fighter jet flew within a few meters of a U.S. drone over Syria and fired flares at it, striking the American aircraft and damaging it, the U.S. military said Tuesday, the ...

Inspired by Ukraine war, Taiwan launches drone blitz to counter China

In the summer of 2022, just months after Russia invaded Ukraine, Taiwan’s president gathered senior officials from her ruling party in downtown Taipei. On the agenda: How was Ukraine, in its war...

Italy: Police seize record 5 tons of cocaine near Sicily

Italian police seized a record 5.3 tons of cocaine during an operation off the southern coast of Sicily, authorities said on Friday. The haul had an estimated value of €850 million ($946 million)...

Russian fighter jet flies dangerously close to US warplane over Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian fighter jet flew very close to a U.S. surveillance aircraft over Syria, forcing it to go through the turbulent wake and putting the lives of the four American crew members ...