Taiwan holds live-fire military drill after mainland China repeats threats against island

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Taiwan’s army held another live-fire drill on Thursday after Beijing ended its largest-ever military exercises around the island , as it repeated its vow to bring the self-ruled island under its control. Beijing has raged at a trip to Taiwan last week by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi – the highest-ranking elected American official to visit in decades – staging days of air and sea drills around the island that raised tensions to their highest level in years. Taiwan has accused Beijing of using the Pelosi visit as an excuse to kick-start drills that would allow it to rehearse for...