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China sends fighter jets as US offers Taiwan ‘strong’ support

Amid deteriorating relations between Washington and Beijing, the Trump administration has made strengthening its support for Taiwan and boosted arms sales.
People walk past a Taiwanese flag amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic in Taipei, Taiwan.(Reuters Photo)
People walk past a Taiwanese flag amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic in Taipei, Taiwan.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Aug 10, 2020 05:05 PM IST
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Taipei | By Reuters | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar

US health chief meets Taiwan’s leader, fueling China tensions

Alex Azar called Taiwan’s democracy “an inspiration to the region and the world” and said he wanted to use the visit “to learn about how our shared democratic values have driven success in health.”
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (2nd R) and US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar (R)at the Presidential Office in Taipei.(AFP)
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (2nd R) and US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar (R)at the Presidential Office in Taipei.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 10, 2020 12:49 PM IST
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By Bloomberg | Posted by Shivani Kumar

Melania Trump’s plane lands safely after smoke appears in cabin

The plane was en route to Philadelphia, where Melania Trump was scheduled to visit Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and meet with families affected by prenatal opioid use as part of her “Be Best” campaign.
US First Lady Melania Trump disembarks from her plane after landing at Kotoka International Airport in Accra October 2, 2018.(AFP File Photo)
US First Lady Melania Trump disembarks from her plane after landing at Kotoka International Airport in Accra October 2, 2018.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Oct 17, 2018 10:28 PM IST
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