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Israel deploys remote-controlled robotic guns in West Bank

Nov. 16, 2022 02:21 AM EST

AL-AROUB REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) — In two volatile spots in the occupied West Bank, Israel has installed robotic weapons that can fire tear gas, stun grenades and sponge-tipped bullets at Palestinian protesters. The weapons, perched over a crowded Palestinian refugee camp and...

Amid tensions with China, Taiwan shows off military drones

Nov. 15, 2022 09:30 AM EST

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan displayed its self-developed drone technology Tuesday, amid rising concerns over China's threats to use force to assert its claim to the self-governing island republic. The National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology, which develops...

World faces tension with China under Xi Jinping's third term

Oct. 24, 2022 04:58 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — The world faces the prospect of more tension with China over trade, security and human rights after Xi Jinping, the country's most powerful leader in decades, awarded himself another term as leader of the ruling Communist Party. Xi has tightened control at home and...

Ukraine accuses Iran of violating UN ban on drone transfers

Oct. 19, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Ukraine accused Iran of violating a U.N. Security Council ban on the transfer of drones capable of flying 300 kilometers and invited U.N. experts to inspect what it said were Iranian-origin drones being used by Russia against civilian targets. Russia and Iran denied...

China accuses US of 'Cold War thinking' in security strategy

Oct. 13, 2022 08:05 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government on Thursday accused Washington of “Cold War thinking” and appealed for efforts to repair strained relations after President Joe Biden released a national security strategy that calls for “out-competing China” and blocking its efforts to reshape global...

Robot helps with procedures at Virginia dental clinic

Oct. 02, 2022 09:03 AM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach Realtor Melissa Ly said she was excited to go to the dentist in June. Even though she’d had a dental implant, it was her first time for the procedure in which the doctor was assisted by a robot. “I love technology,” she said. ...

US Navy's newest carrier to deploy, train with NATO nations

Sep. 29, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Following years of delays and problems with its new technology, the U.S. Navy's most advanced aircraft carrier embarks on its first deployment next week and will train with other NATO countries at a time of increasing Russian aggression in Ukraine. The USS...

US: Focus new Russia sanctions on oil revenue, arms supplies

Sep. 28, 2022 17:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Future sanctions over President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine must focus on depriving Putin of what he needs to fund and fight the war: revenue from Russia’s oil and gas sales and access to global supply networks to replenish his military, two architects of the Biden...

Top China official wants high-tech cooperation with S. Korea

Sep. 16, 2022 07:17 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The head of China’s legislature called for cooperation with South Korea in advanced technology and supply chains, as he met South Korean leaders Friday amid concerns that their moves to solidify a military alliance with Washington could hamper Seoul's ties with...

Japan, India to step up arms drills, technology cooperation

Sep. 08, 2022 12:23 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan and India agreed on Thursday to expand military cooperation by holding more joint exercises and pursuing combined development of defense equipment such as unmanned vehicles amid growing tensions with China and Russia in the region. Japanese Foreign Minister...