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Private Cessna plane crashes off Latvia after NATO planes jam

The Austrian-registered Cessna Citation 551 left Jerez, Spain at 12:56 UTC (8:56 a.m. ET) and its intended destination was Cologne, Germany, according to Flightradar24, a website that monitors global air traffic. But it fell into the waters near the town of Ventspils in Latvia, according to Latvian Defense Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Artis Pabriks,

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China sends ships and planes near Taiwan as tensions rise in the strait

The ministry said Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) forces crossed the median line – halfway between the island and mainland China – in a move it called an “act highly provocative”. The line was previously an informal but widely respected checkpoint between Beijing and Taipei. The Taiwanese military responded with radio warnings and put air

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