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China sends warplanes through Taiwan airspace

Beijing opposes island's bid for WHO seat as coronavirus spreads

A Taiwanese F-16 fighter jet flies next to a Chinese H-6 bomber passing over the Bashi Channel on Feb.10. (Photo courtesy of Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense)

BEIJING/TAIPEI -- Chinese military aircraft crossed the median line between the mainland and Taiwan Monday on the heels of the self-governed island pushing to join the World Health Organization amid the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

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