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Pompeo calls on U.S. to stand with Taiwan after PLA planes enter Taiwan’s ADIZ

Former United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday called on the U.S. to stand with Taiwan after 19 Chinese military aircraft, a majority of them being fighter jets, flew into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) early Sunday."The...
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Taiwan, Japan ruling parties set to hold security talks Friday

Lawmakers from the ruling parties of Taiwan and Japan will hold bilateral talks online on a range of issues Friday including regional security and China, a legislative source said Wednesday.The source confirmed Japanese media reports from last week tha...
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Former Air Force general suspected in Chinese spy ring out on bail

Taipei-Two retired Air Force officers, including a former major general, were released on bail Thursday morning after overnight questioning by prosecutors about their alleged involvement in a Chinese espionage ring.Retired Air Force Major General Chien...
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Democracy Dims in Tanzania as Opposition Leader Remains Behind Bars?

When Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan took office in March, she  vowed a U-turn in politics from her predecessor, the late John Magufuli. But the arrest of opposition leader Freeman Mbowe in July has dimmed hopes that Hassan will her turn ba...
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Biden Administration Official Congratulates Zambia’s President-Elect

The U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Samantha Power congratulated Hakinde Hichilema Tuesday on his election as Zambia’s next president.A statement released by the agency said Power and Hichilema discussed how the “vigilant oversi...
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Commander of UN Peacekeeping in CAR Says Violence Continues in Country

The commander of U.N. peacekeeping forces in the Central African Republic says rebels there continue to challenge authorities and threaten neighboring countries like Cameroon. General Daniel Sidiki Troare made the comments during a weekend visit to Cam...
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Security Experts Warn Al-Shabab May Try to Emulate Taliban in Somalia

The Taliban's swift takeover of Afghanistan has raised concerns that it could encourage other Islamist militant groups around the world, such as al-Shabab in Somalia. Experts warn that when and if international forces there try to hand over security to...
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UN Agency Calls for Protection from Sexual Attacks in D.R.C.

UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency, is calling on Congolese authorities to increase security and protect women and girls from widespread, systematic sexual attacks by rival armed groups in Democratic Republic of Congo’s Tanganyika province. Horr...
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ICC Awaits Sudan’s Decision on Bashir

NAIROBI - Political analysts and rights groups have welcomed reports that Sudan may hand former president Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court. Bashir is wanted by the court for alleged crimes in the Darfur region.Various Sudanese offici...
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