Taiwan shows off latest home-made armored vehicle

JIJI, Taiwan, June 16 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s military showed off its latest domestically produced armored vehicle on Thursday, the CM-34 Clouded Leopard, at a remote manufacturing site in the mountains of the central part of the island. Taiwan has been keen to demonstrate its resolve to defend itself should China, which claims the democratically governed … Read more

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy says it will fight for all territory amid fierce battle in east

Fierce street fighting for key eastern industrial city Ukrainian troops outnumbered, won’t surrender -Zelenskiy Eastern front under constant shelling Russian-held ports set to resume grain exports -Moscow KYIV/DRUZHKIVKA, Ukraine, June 7 (Reuters) – Ukraine will fight to recover all its territory occupied by Russian forces, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday, as his troops struggled … Read more

US wins authority to seize Russian oligarch’s plans

NEW YORK, June 6 (Reuters) – A US court on Monday issued warrants for the seizure of two luxury plans owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich under US measures imposed after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, court records showed. But the US government’s likelihood of gaining control of the aircraft worth nearly $400 million was uncertain. … Read more

Taser maker halts drone project; most of its ethics panel resigns

The headquarters for Axon Enterprise Inc, formerly Taser International, is seen in Scottsdale, Aizona, US, May 17, 2017. Picture taken May 17, 2017. To match Special Report USA-TASER/EXPERTS REUTERS/Ricardo Arduengo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 5 (Reuters) – Taser-maker Axon Enterprise Inc (AXON.O) said on Sunday it was halting work … Read more

North Korea fires volley of missiles, Japan condemns provocation

SEOUL, June 5 (Reuters) – North Korea fired eight short-range ballistic missiles towards the sea off its east coast on Sunday, likely its largest single test, a day after South Korea and the United States endedjoint military drills. The bilateral exercises involved an American aircraft carrier for the first time in more than four years. … Read more

Russia pummels eastern towns in bid to encircle Ukraine forces

Russian forces advance in east, shifting momentum Capture of Lyman would set stage for next phase of offensive Sievierodonetsk under assault KYIV, May 28 (Reuters) – Russian forces stepped up their assault on the Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk on Saturday after claiming to have captured the nearby rail hub of Lyman, as Kyiv intensified its … Read more

Gunmakers lose challenge to New York law allowing lawsuits against industry

May 25 (Reuters) – A federal judge on Wednesday threw out a lawsuit by a group of gun manufacturers, distributors and retailers challenging the constitutionality of a New York law that allows the state and people affected by gun violence to sue the industry. US District Judge Mae D’Agostino in Albany rejected a request by … Read more

North Korea fires likely submarine-launched ballistic missile, South Korea says

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets troops who have taken part in the military parade to mark the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People’s Revolutionary Army, in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) April 29, 2022 KCNA via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access … Read more

Exclusive: Biden expected to sign new $100 million weapons package for Ukraine, officials say

US President Joe Biden enters the Rose Garden during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, US, March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 6 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden is expected to sign a new weapons package worth at least $100 million for Ukraine … Read more

Biden to visit Lockheed plant producing weapons provided to Ukraine – White House

WASHINGTON, April 27 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden will travel to Alabama on Tuesday to visit a Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) facility that is manufacturing weapons being provided to Ukraine, including Javelin anti-tank missiles, the White House said on Wednesday. Washington says it has pledged around $3.7 billion in security assistance to Ukraine since … Read more