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EU foreign ministers approve Red Sea naval mission

European Union foreign ministers have given final approval to a naval mission to protect international shipping in the Red Sea area. President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, welcom...

While land war is frozen in stalemate, Ukraine still achieves victories against Russia at sea

The Russian warship Caesar Kunikov (pictured above) had been in several conflict situations throughout its commission, including being deployed off the coast of Syria during Russia's 2008 war in G...

Decoding China: Inevitable Taiwan tensions in 2024

Members of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) are apparently not taking a vacation to mark the Chinese New Year, which began on February 10. Taiwan's Ministry of Defense has counted a...

Taiwan identifies eight Chinese balloons

Taiwan's Defence Ministry said on Saturday it had recorded the highest number of Chinese balloons around the country since it started regularly releasing data on balloon sightings in December. Ei...

Palestinians hope Blinken visit can deliver Gaza truce before Rafah assault

DOHA/RIYADH, Feb 5 (Reuters) - The top U.S. diplomat met Saudi Arabia's de-facto ruler on Monday during a Middle East visit Palestinians hope will clinch a truce before a threatened Israeli assaul...

How the US is preparing for a Chinese invasion of Taiwan

WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - When U.S. and Australian troops practiced amphibious landings, ground combat and air operations last summer, they drew headlines about the allies deepening defense coope...

China reportedly has 4 warships deployed around Taiwan at all times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is deploying four warships at four locations around Taiwan "around the clock" as it seeks to prevent the U.S. from having the capability of dispatching for...

Pentagon says it is not seeking war with Iran after Jordan attack

WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Monday vowed the U.S. would take "all necessary actions" to defend its troops after a deadly drone attack in Jordan by I...

North Korea tests submarine-launched cruise missiles, KCNA says

North Korea tested its new strategic cruise missiles for the second time in a week on Sunday, calling it a newly developed submarine-launched cruise missile (SLCM), accelerating its navy's nuclear...

Top U.S., Chinese officials talk Taiwan, Iran in Bangkok

Top Chinese and U.S. officials held candid talks in Bangkok aimed at lowering tensions between the superpowers on Taiwan and other subjects, ahead of an expected springtime call between President Joe ...

Taiwan reports first major Chinese military activity after election

TAIPEI, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Taiwan's defence ministry said it detected 18 Chinese air force planes operating around Taiwan and carrying out "joint combat readiness patrols" with Chinese w...

Israel to face Gaza genocide charges at World Court

GAZA/THE HAGUE, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Israel prepared to defend itself on Thursday at the top U.N. court against accusations of genocide in Gaza, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu publicly rebuffed fo...

Taiwan election: What it means for ties with US and China

Taiwan is holding presidential and parliamentary elections on Saturday, which will be watched closely by China as well as the United States. Beijing views the self-ruled democratic island as part ...

Taiwan slams Chinese balloons as safety threat, psychological warfare

TAIPEI (Reuters) — Taiwan’s defense ministry accused China on Saturday of threatening aviation safety and waging psychological warfare on the island’s people with a recent spate of b...

North Korea fires artillery at sea against South military 'gangsters'

North Korea fired more than 200 artillery rounds on Friday near a disputed maritime border with South Korea in another escalation of tension between the rivals and prompting the South to take "co...