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Taiwan ditches plan to buy US-made anti-sub helicopters

Taiwan’s Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng has said that Taipei will abandon its plan to purchase new US anti-submarine warfare helicopters produced by Lockheed Martin Corp, saying they were excessively pricey.  “The price is too high, beyond the scope of our country’s ability,” the island’s defense chief said at a parliamentary …

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Russia ditches key demands in Ukraine peace talks – Financial Times

Moscow has apparently dropped several key demands in the painstaking Ukraine peace talks, the Financial Times newspaper reported Monday, citing “four people briefed on the discussions.” According to the report, Moscow is now prepared to let Ukraine “join the European Union if it remains military non-aligned as part of ongoing …

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Barbados ditches the Queen – and it’s China’s fault?

This week is a significant one for Barbados as it removes Britain’s monarch as its head of state, having made the decision to become a republic.  The Caribbean island nation was initially a creation of the British Empire and was settled as early as the 1600s. The often-unspoken part of …

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Erdogan’s press office ditches WhatsApp as Ankara urges Turks to use domestic apps in fight against ‘digital fascism’

Starting on Monday, the office is switching over to encrypted messaging app BiP, which is developed by Turkish firm Turkcell, Bloomberg reported, citing internal messages posted to the WhatsApp groups.  The decision comes amid growing consternation over WhatsApp’s plan to begin sharing personal data with its parent company, Facebook. The …

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