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China downgrades diplomatic ties with Lithuania over Taiwan
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China downgrades diplomatic ties with Lithuania over Taiwan

BEIJING/VILNIUS, Nov 21 (Reuters) – China downgraded its diplomatic ties with Lithuania on Sunday, expressing strong dissatisfaction with the Baltic…
Japan foreign minister says Blinken gave US commitment to defend Japan
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Japan foreign minister says Blinken gave US commitment to defend Japan

TOKYO, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Japan’s new foreign minister, Yoshimasa Hayashi, said on Saturday US Secretary of State Antony Blinken…
Dalai Lama: China’s leaders ‘don’t understand variety of cultures’
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Dalai Lama: China’s leaders ‘don’t understand variety of cultures’

TOKYO, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Tibet’s spiritual leader the Dalai Lama criticised the leaders of China on Wednesday saying they…
Taiwan says China can blockade its key harbours, warns of ‘grave’ threat
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Taiwan says China can blockade its key harbours, warns of ‘grave’ threat

TAIPEI, Nov 9 (Reuters) – China’s armed forces are capable of blockading Taiwan’s key harbours and airports, the island’s defence…
China says it will hold supporters of Taiwan’s independence criminally responsible for life
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China says it will hold supporters of Taiwan’s independence criminally responsible for life

BEIJING, Nov 5 (Reuters) – China will make people who support Taiwan independence criminally liable for life, a spokeswoman for…
US gives 1.5 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan
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US gives 1.5 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan

WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (Reuters) – The United States is delivering an additional 1.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan, a…
Officials seek cause of Taiwan building fire that killed 46
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Officials seek cause of Taiwan building fire that killed 46

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese officials set up an independent commission Friday to investigate the conditions at a run-down building…
Taiwan tensions raise fears of US-China conflict in Asia
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Taiwan tensions raise fears of US-China conflict in Asia

BANGKOK (AP) — After sending a record number of military aircraft to harass Taiwan over China’s National Day holiday, Beijing…
Fire leaves 25 dead, dozens injured in southern Taiwan
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Fire leaves 25 dead, dozens injured in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A fire in southern Taiwan that engulfed a building overnight has killed 25 people, according to…
China says military drills near Taiwan a ‘just’ move
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China says military drills near Taiwan a ‘just’ move

BEIJING, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Chinese military exercises near Taiwan are targeted at forces promoting the island’s formal independence and…
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