Chinese warplane intrudes into Taiwan's ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese warplane briefly entered Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) Saturday (July 4), according to Air Force Command. The latest incident marks th...

US military aircraft fly over Taiwan Strait amid passage of Hong Kong security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hours after Beijing's top legislative body unanimously passed the controversial national security law for Hong Kong, a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon airplane was observed fl...

US military aircraft sighted near Taiwan’s airspace for 8th day counting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon airplane was spotted flying over the Bashi Channel on Sunday (June 28), marking eight days in a row that U.S. military aircraft sightings were re...

Chinese warplane, three US jets fly close to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese warplane briefly entered Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) Friday (June 26), while three United States jets flew over the Bashi Channel separ...

Taiwan mulls deploying airships to outlying islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is considering plans to deploy military dirigibles to offshore islands against the backdrop of the Chinese People's Liberation Army's (PLA) intensifying air...

7th Chinese fighter sighted near Taiwan could be from new deployment in SCS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the seventh time in less than two weeks, a Chinese fighter jet approached Taiwan's airspace on Sunday (June 21) in what could be part of a new deployment in the So...

Chinese fighter jet menaces Taiwan for 6th time in 10 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese fighter jet approached Taiwan's airspace at noon on Friday (June 19), according to the Ministry of National Defense's Air Force Command Headquarters, the...

Beijing warns US Navy flight over Taiwan was 'extremely dangerous'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly a week after a U.S. Navy C-40a was spotted flying directly over Taiwan, China's Ministry of National Defense warned that it was "extremely dangerous" ...

Taiwan warns off Chinese warplane

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan Air Force patrol jet warned off a Chinese Shaanxi Y-8 transport plane off the nation's southwest coast, the Ministry of National Defense said Friday (June 12)...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, May 17, the 138th day of 2020. There are 228 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 17, 179...

Russian volunteers search for fallen World War II soldiers

KHULKHUTA, Russia (AP) — Crouching over the sun-drenched soil, Alfred Abayev picks up a charred fragment of a Soviet warplane downed in a World War II battle with advancing Nazi forces. ...

Yemen rebel leader is ready to free Saudi captives for Hamas

CAIRO (AP) — The leader of Yemen’s Houthi rebels on Thursday declared his willingness to free several Saudi captives in exchange for the release of Hamas members recently detained in the kingdom, an u...

Legislator says Chinese warplanes near Taiwan ‘not provocative’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Retired lieutenant general and at-large legislator Wu Sz-huai (吳斯懷) of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) has come under fire for his claims that Chinese warplanes approachin...

Chinese warplane's radar locked onto Taiwanese fighter jet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China steps up its 'provocative" air patrols around Taiwan over the past few weeks, a report has surfaced that on at least once occasion, a Chinese warplane lo...

Turkey downs Syrian fighter jet in northwest Idlib

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey shot down a Syrian fighter jet in Syria's Idlib province Tuesday, marking the third such incident in as many days, as steady clashes between the two national armies contin...