India and the United States want Abdul Rauf Azhar, commander of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant group, to be subjected to a global travel ban and asset freeze.
Scientists are tracking a new, animal-derived virus in eastern China that has infected at least several dozen people.
Taipei fires howitzers and target flares as part of the military exercise in the island's southernmost county of Pingtung, says army.
China's latest official document on Taiwan vows zero tolerance for "separatist activities" and reaffirmed that it would take the self-ruled island by force if necessary.
The Chips and Science Act includes over $52 billion to promote production of microchips, the tiny but powerful and relatively hard-to-make components at the heart of almost every modern piece of machinery.
The US is wooing Asian tech economies to join a mega semiconductor supply chain, which excludes China.
Joseph Wu, speaking at a press conference in Taipei, offered no time-table for a possible invasion of Taiwan, which is claimed by China as its own.
Taipei's drills, taking place on Tuesday and Thursday, will include the deployment of hundreds of troops and about 40 howitzers, the army said.
New Delhi fears its bigger and more powerful rival China will use Sri Lanka's Hambantota port as a military base in India's backyard.
China is continuing military exercises surrounding Taiwan that have disrupted shipping and air traffic and substantially raised concerns about the potential for conflict in the region.
China imposes an indefinite lockdown of the beach resort of Sanya — confining some 25,000 vacationers to their hotels — and lockdowns in four other cities in Hainan province.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, during an official visit to Bangladesh, pledged to work continuously to resolve the Rohingya crisis.
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