The Defense Ministry’s budget requests for fiscal 2023 will include funds to strengthen Japan’s capability to detect and intercept hypersonic missiles, which are more elusive than conventional missiles, government sources said. The project will be one of more than 100 items the ministry is expected to pursue without specifying costs. North...
TOKYO – The government is looking to possess more than 1,000 long-range cruise missiles, according to sources. With a Taiwan contingency in mind, the government intends to deploy the missiles mainly from Kyushu to the Nansei island chain. Its aim is to narrow the gap with China, which has deployed a...
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and state commerce officials met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen today in Taipei, Taiwan, marking the third visit by a U.S. delegation this month. Holcomb’s delegation follows in the footsteps of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who courted Beijing’s fury at the beginning of August, as...
Cairo: Qatar's emir arrived in Cairo late Friday for talks with Egypt's president, his first visit to the country following years of frayed ties and a boycott of Doha by four Arab states, including Egypt. With Qatari and Egyptian flags flowing over the tarmac, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani...
Tel Aviv : An Israeli court on Sunday sentenced six Palestinian inmates to five years in prison for tunnelling out of their cell last year and escaping from a high-security facility in the biggest prison break of its kind in decades.The jailbreak sparked a massive manhunt in the country's...