Taiwan fears that China is preparing for a full-scale invasion, and pushes for an additional $8.7 billion on arms purchases. Despite its deep insecurities, the tiny East Asian nation is seen as becoming another US proxy war pawn.
The Turkish Defence Ministry says four Greek F-16 jets approached Cesme research vessel, with one dropping a chaff flare two nautical miles away from the vessel.
North Korean state news agency KCNA reports that the country's authorities are considering ways to hand over the body of the slain official to the South if it is found.
The agreement comes after South Asia's nuclear-armed neighbours accused each other this week of firing shots across the flashpoint border for the first time in 45 years, threatening a full-scale military conflict.
Seventy years after the Korean War began, prospects for a peace treaty to officially end the conflict appear as distant as ever, as the two Koreas held low-key commemorations amid heightened tension on the peninsula.
Venezuelan officials launched an investigation based on photos appearing in social media allegedly showing opposition leader Juan Guaido posing with two suspected members of a Colombian drug-trafficking group.
Israel refuses to remove metal detectors from outside Al Aqsa mosque despite protests and criticism from across the Muslim world over the controversial security measures at Islam's third-holiest site.
The US president's statement sparks new concern as Pyongyang has suggested it would continue its nuclear and missile programme.
The therapy involves being tightly wrapped up in sheets of cloth in a weird shape. It is said to evoke a feeling of relaxation in a matter of minutes.
Snub comes after Austria allows a rally in support of PKK terrorist organisation, says Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.
South Korea conducts large-scale live fire exercise on Monday during extended period of elevated military tensions on Korean peninsula
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