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Biden is skeptical Russia is scaling back operations in Kyiv

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday said he wasn't yet convinced that Russia's announcement that it would scale back military operations near the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv will lead to a ...

US, Filipino forces start war drills in region facing Taiwan

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of American and Filipino forces began on Monday one of their largest combat exercises in years that will include live-fire maneuvers, aircraft assaults, urban warf...

Japan OKs bigger budget to host US forces, step up alliance

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s parliament on Friday approved a new agreement with the United States, endorsing Japanese government spending exceeding 1 trillion yen ($8 billion) for hosting U.S. troops as the t...

Chinese foreign minister discusses border impasse with India

NEW DELHI (AP) — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with his Indian counterpart and the national security advisor on Friday as part of continuing efforts to disengage thousands of Indian and Chinese...

Will Germany reduce its security role in Southeast Asia?

Since at least 2018, Berlin has committed itself to playing a security role in the Indo-Pacific, as has almost every other major Western power. It is partly because of the growing economic importance ...

Official: China foreign minister arrives in India for visit

NEW DELHI (AP) — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in the Indian capital on Thursday for his visit in the past two years, after troops from the two countries engaged in a tense faceoff and occa...

Experts share analyses of Trump administration's Taiwan and China policies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of scholars analyzed the significance and impact of U.S. policies on the South China Sea (SCS) and Taiwan during an online seminar organized by Academia Sinica on ...

Japan PM visits Cambodia, also one of China's key partners

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida visited Cambodia for talks with the country's longtime leader, Hun Sen, on Sunday to deepen relations and promote calls for the rule o...

AP Exclusive: US admiral says China fully militarized isles

OVER THE SOUTH CHINA SEA (AP) — China has fully militarized at least three of several islands it built in the disputed South China Sea, arming them with anti-ship and anti-aircraft missile systems, la...

Japan-US marine combat drills held amid China, Russia worry

GOTEMBA, Japan (AP) — Japanese and U.S. Marines had their first airborne landing and combat training together on Tuesday near Mt. Fuji as the two allies strengthen military cooperation amid growing ma...

China lashes Washington over Quad, North Korea

BEIJING (AP) — China’s top diplomat on Monday accused Washington of trying to create an Asian version of the U.S.-European NATO military alliance and said it is up to the Biden administration to impro...

US official says surprise delegation emphasizes support for Taiwan Strait peace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The surprise U.S. delegation scheduled to arrive Tuesday (March 1) is meant to convey consistent support for Taiwan Strait peace, White House National Security Council Coo...

Crime watch: ICC prosecutor is monitoring Ukraine invasion

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court's prosecutor has put combatants and their commanders on notice that he is monitoring Russia's invasion of Ukraine and has jurisdiction to...

Taiwan casts wary eye at China amid Ukraine crisis, but no immediate alarm

Taiwan is nervous that Beijing may take advantage of a distracted West to ramp up pressure on the island amid the crisis in Ukraine, but there have been no unusual manoeuvres by Chinese forces in rece...

Wary of China, Taiwan calls for vigilance amid Ukraine escalation

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday called for increased surveillance and alertness on military activities in the region as the island becomes more cautious of China's movements amid the...