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Taiwan deploys anti-drone guns to offshore islands

The move follows several incidents involving UAVs believed to be from mainland China The Taiwanese military announced the deployment of anti-drone guns to the offshore islands of Kinmen and Matsu on Friday, following several UAV incursions allegedly coming from the Chinese mainland. Kinmen and Matsu are groups of small islands …

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Taiwan shoots at Chinese drone near offshore island

Taiwan fired warning shots at a Chinese drone that buzzed an offshore islet on Tuesday shortly after President Tsai Ing-wen said she had ordered Taiwan’s military to take “strong countermeasures” against what she termed Chinese provocations. It was the first time warning shots have been fired in such an incident …

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China to send troops to Russia for joint military exercises

Chinese troops will travel to Russia to take part in joint military exercises led by the host and including India, Belarus, Mongolia, Tajikistan, and other countries, China’s defence ministry said on Wednesday. China’s participation in the joint exercises was “unrelated to the current international and regional situation”, the ministry said …

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Chinese plane catches fire at airport during takeoff

China’s Tibet Airlines said all passengers and crew had been evacuated from an Airbus A319 plane that caught fire after an aborted takeoff in the southwestern city of Chongqing on Thursday. There were no deaths and only minor injuries among the 113 passengers and nine crew members on board, the …

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