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Taiwan president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen visited Haiti on Saturday in an attempt to bolster support in the region after the neighboring Dominican Republic bro...

Taiwan president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region

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Taiwanese president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen will visit Haiti on Saturday in an attempt to bolster support in the region after neighboring Dominican Republic broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan last year....
02:00 2019-07-14

‘Negative forces’ at work in DR Congo threaten ‘largely peaceful’ relations across Great Lakes region, says outgoing UN envoy The UN’s outgoing Special Envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region on Tuesday said countries there had made “important steps towards durable peace and stability” in the last 20 years, resulting in a regi...
17:17 2019-05-21

Strike paralyzes Haiti, protesters demand president’s ouster PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Opposition leaders in Haiti have launched a two-day strike that has paralyzed the country’s capital as protesters demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moise a...
21:01 2019-06-10

Strike paralyzes Haiti, protesters demand president's ouster Opposition leaders in Haiti have launched a two-day strike that has paralyzed the country's capital as protesters demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moise amid corruption allegations....
08:17 2019-06-11

At Least 1 Dead in Haiti as Protesters Demand the Removal of President Jovenel Moise (PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti) — Thousands of protesters denouncing corruption blocked roads and paralyzed much of the Haitian capital Sunday as they demand the removal of President Jovenel Moise. At l...
01:51 2019-06-10

The economy is strong, but doing little to bolster President Trump's support, survey says The survey indicates that most Americans don't believe they’re personally benefiting from Trump's trade policies.       ...
01:34 2019-07-02

President Jimmy Carter honored for China-U.S. relations Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter, who helped set the China-U.S. diplomatic relationship in motion forty years ago, was recognized for his crucial role in an award ceremony on Wednesday. (June 13) &...
20:17 2019-06-13

Mexican president says he offered friendly relations with Trump in call Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Saturday he spoke with U.S. President Donald Trump, offering him friendly ties and a commitment to dialogue, a day after a deal was reached that a...
04:34 2019-06-09

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-governing Kurdish region has elected a new president in a parliamentary vote boycotted by a key opposition party. Former prime minister Nechirvan Barzani will foll...
13:00 2019-05-28

Nechirvan Barzani elected president of Kurdistan Region of Iraq Regional lawmakers elected Nechirvan Barzani as president of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq, a spokesman for the regional parliament told Reuters on Tuesday....
12:00 2019-05-28

Populist Mayor Is Picked to Run Against Taiwan’s President Han Kuo-yu, the mayor of Kaohsiung, favors closer ties with China, offering voters a stark contrast to President Tsai Ing-wen, who is often sharply critical of Beijing....
17:17 2019-07-15

Foxconn Founder Terry Gou Wants to be Taiwan’s President—and a Go-Between for U.S. and China If you want to know how focused Terry Gou is on the campaign trail, look at his pants. When the billionaire Foxconn CEO gives televised interviews, senior aides crouch by his feet, just off camera. If...
13:51 2019-07-11

Taiwan president in U.S. after warning of threat from 'overseas forces' Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning that democracy must be defended and that the island faced threats from "overseas f...
00:34 2019-07-12

Taiwan president to visit U.S. this month, move likely to anger China Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will spend four nights in the United States this month while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies, her government said on Monday, in a move likely to anger China, which c...
10:34 2019-07-01

China urges U.S. to reject transit stop by Taiwan president China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday the United States should not allow Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to transit through the country en route to the Caribbean....
10:34 2019-07-01

Taiwan president leaves for U.S., warns of threat from 'overseas forces' Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen left for the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning democracy must be defended and the island faced threats from "overseas forces", in a ve...
07:34 2019-07-11

Taiwan says 2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait Taiwan’s defense ministry says two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in the latest apparent move by Washington to challenge China’s claims...
07:34 2019-05-23

Durant travels to Toronto ahead of Games 1, 2 Injured star Kevin Durant is accompanying the Warriors to Toronto for Games 1 and 2, even though he has already been ruled out of Game 1 with a strained calf....
06:34 2019-05-29

Review: ‘The Little Prince’ Travels the Universe but Never Lifts Off Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s beloved novella for BalletX doesn’t elevate the production beyond a story staged as a dance....
22:51 2019-07-11

Mysterious Worlds: Travels to the Faerie and Shamanic Realms There are many accounts of a land of immortality and eternal youth in world myths and legends, as well as shamanic and indigenous spiritual traditions. Mysterious Worlds Writing in his recent work, Sk...
17:51 2019-05-21

Germany's AKK travels to Israel in first overseas visit as CDU leader In her first trip outside of Europe as party leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer defended the Iran nuclear deal at a security conference in Israel. She also plans to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin N...
00:17 2019-07-02

Putin travels to Siberia as floods turn deadly The Irkutsk region has been hit by torrential rains, causing Lake Baikal and the Angara River to burst their banks. At least five people have been killed and hundreds injured....
04:51 2019-06-30

Durant travels with the Warriors to Toronto ahead of finals OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant is traveling with the Golden State Warriors to Toronto for the first two games of the NBA Finals, leaving open the chance he could be ready to return from a straine...
03:34 2019-05-29

Eduardo Escobar travels to Miami for sons to get green cards Arizona third baseman Eduardo Escobar's late RBI single meant a little more after an emotionally trying cross-country trip to be help his sons get their green cards      ...
11:00 2019-06-28

British baseball superfan Joey Mellows travels America's ballparks British baseball superfan Joey Mellows traveled across the United States, visiting 41 ballparks and watched 76 baseball games, satisfying his newfound love for the sport, as well as American culture....
17:34 2019-06-28

Beto O'Rourke travels across Mexico border, meets with asylum seekers Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke made his first foreign trip as a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination Sunday, traveling over the southwestern border to Mexico....
01:34 2019-07-01

Arctic fox travels 2,200 miles in 76 days from Norway to Canada — the fastest ever seen The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
23:34 2019-07-03

Exiled doughnut-loving bear travels thousands of miles to return home A doughnut-loving bear whose life was spared by New Hampshire governor Chris Sununu two years ago has made an incredible journey home after being relocated last June....
04:34 2019-05-23

Arctic fox travels record-setting 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
22:00 2019-07-02

U.S. adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute U.S. national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday for a trip to Japan and South Korea, two key allies of Washington that are embroiled in a trade dispute....
14:00 2019-07-21

Deflections give Haiti 2-0 win over Nicaragua Haiti were the fortuitous beneficiaries of two deflected first half goals then produced a solid second half defensive effort to beat Nicaragua 2-0 at the Gold Cup in Texas on Thursday....
18:17 2019-06-21

Will Fed Rate Cuts Bolster Job Growth? Corporations slowed hiring in May amid concerns over the drawn-out trade war with China. Are Fed rate cuts the impetus that can galvanize employment?...
17:34 2019-06-17

Kushner travels to Middle East to drum up support for Israeli-Palestinian peace plan White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has gone abroad to the Middle East in an effort to drum up support from regional leaders for his yet-to-be-unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan....
17:51 2019-05-28

Leader or killer? A day with 'Barbecue' in Haiti's capital He's known as Barbecue, an ex-cop suspected in the massacre of dozens of men, women and children in the Haitian capital — and a hero in his neighborhood, followed by crowds of adoring residents who co...
07:17 2019-06-07

Leader or killer? A day with ‘Barbecue’ in Haiti’s capital PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — He’s known as Barbecue, an ex-cop suspected in the massacre of dozens of men, women and children in the Haitian capital — and a hero in his neighborhood, followed by...
06:51 2019-06-07

Mexico outlasts Haiti 1-0 in Gold Cup semifinals Raul Jimenez scored on a penalty kick in the 93rd minute and Mexico ended Haiti's impressive Gold Cup run in the semifinals with a 1-0 victory       ...
10:34 2019-07-03

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture and computers to block the ratification of interim...
01:17 2019-05-31

Haiti beats Canada, reaches Gold Cup semifinals HOUSTON (AP) — Haiti reached the semifinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup for the first time, overcoming a two-goal deficit to beat Canada 3-2 on Saturday night. The 101st-ranked Haitians will play Mexico ...
05:34 2019-06-30

Charity watchdog condemns Oxfam for Haiti behavior England's charity watchdog has condemned Oxfam for having a "culture of poor behavior," in connection with the sexual misconduct scandal involving workers in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake....
17:51 2019-06-11

Journalists in Haiti demand protection after reporter killed Attacks against journalists in Haiti are escalating, and the slaying of a radio reporter has prompted media organizations to renew demands that police protect them and give them space to work....
22:17 2019-06-11

Thousands in Haiti renew protests, clash with police PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Thousands of protesters in Haiti demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse have clashed with police as some tried to storm barriers at the National Palace and o...
03:51 2019-06-14

Yankees’ trade options to bolster a bullpen they’ll need stacked Pop quiz, hot shots: Name the last team to win the World Series while posting an inferior starting pitchers’ ERA to the losing team. That would be the 2014 Giants, who outlasted the Royals in seven ga...
17:51 2019-06-13

Record Low Inflation Expectations Bolster U.S. Government Bonds Treasury prices are rising again Friday, with the 10-year yield briefly falling below 2.08% amid an inflation sentiment reading that touched a record low....
23:00 2019-06-14

Panthers add 3-time All-Pro Gerald McCoy to bolster D line CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have announced the signing of three-time All-Pro defensive tackle Gerald McCoy to a one-year deal . McCoy signed the contract Tuesday and is scheduled to appear at ...
20:51 2019-06-04

2 deaths as protesters burn tires, block roads in Haiti Protesters denouncing corruption blocked roads and paralyzed much of Haiti’s capital as they demanded the removal of President Jovenel Moise, while police reported two people killed and five injured...
03:51 2019-06-10

Canada get timely reminder from World Cup ahead of Haiti clash Canadian coach John Herdman said his squad will go into Saturday's Gold Cup quarter-final against Haiti with a fresh reminder at how thin the margins can be after watching their female counterparts fa...
02:34 2019-06-28

Mexico beats Haiti in front of thousands of Arizonans in Glendale GLENDALE, AZ  – Haiti’s amazing Cinderella run in the Gold Cup came to an end as Mexico knocked off the Caribbean nation with a 1-0 win that went into extra time.  Raul Jimenez punched in ...
14:17 2019-07-03

Amid crisis, Haiti fights to save oil used in fine perfumes LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — High in the Haitian hillsides, men gather roots to produce an essential oil used in fine perfumes ranging from Chanel to Guerlain. In the poorest country of the Western Hemisph...
17:51 2019-06-28

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it nothing more than a “Democrat talking point,R...
16:51 2019-06-29

France's Le Maire says 'essential' to bolster Renault-Nissan alliance French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was vital that Renault and Nissan Motor strengthen their alliance as the auto industry undergoes rapid change in the areas of electric and conn...
16:00 2019-06-09

US releases photos to bolster claim Iran attacked tankers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is releasing new photos that officials say show that members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard were responsible for attacks last week on two oil tankers near the Persi...
00:17 2019-06-18

Fed's Brainard says risks bolster argument for lower-than-expected rates Policymakers have to shift down their future interest rate expectations because of growing risks to the U.S. economy, a Federal Reserve official said on Friday in remarks that reinforce expectations t...
19:00 2019-06-21

Researchers seek new hemp varieties to bolster Florida program Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week signed a bill to create a state hemp program, and there's new urgency to find varieties of the crop that can grow well in the state's subtropical environment....
19:34 2019-06-27

France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan: AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co, Agence France Press (AFP) reported on Sat...
15:00 2019-06-08

Microsoft acquires Drawbridge to bolster LinkedIn's marketing platform Microsoft plans to use Drawbridge's digital identty management technology, which uses machine-learning techniques, to grow LinkedIn's Marketing Solutions product....
01:34 2019-05-29

Apple’s quiet CryptoKit launch could bolster blockchain on iPhones A new developer framework will give Apple's developers the ability to create encryption keys and store them in the Secure Enclaves of its devices.Read More...
18:00 2019-06-07

Chia Network creates a $100,000 contest to bolster its cryptocurrency platform Chia Network is launching a $100,000 contest with prizes for developers who use its Proof of Space method to create a more efficient cryptocurrency.Read More...
20:51 2019-07-09

Trump signs humanitarian aid package to bolster migrant care WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $4.6 billion aid package to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Many Democra...
05:17 2019-07-02

Mexico overcome Haiti in extra time to reach Gold Cup final Mexico moved into the Gold Cup final on Tuesday with a 1-0 win over Haiti but they needed a penalty in extra time to beat the unfancied Caribbean outfit....
10:34 2019-07-03

At US-Mexico border, migrants from Africa, Haiti wait to seek asylum Hundreds of Africans have amassed at the U.S.-Mexican border at Nuevo Laredo without Spanish-language skills or much money to survive.        ...
05:34 2019-06-05

Haiti: Anti-corruption protesters burn tires, block roads Thousands of demonstrators denouncing corruption have called for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise in further protests over alleged misuse of funds. He formerly headed a firm under scrutiny b...
02:00 2019-06-10

Applied Materials to buy Japan's Kokusai to bolster memory chip business U.S. chip gear maker Applied Materials Inc on Monday agreed to buy Japanese peer Kokusai Electric for $2.2 billion from KKR & Co Inc , as it bets on rising demand for memory chips used in data center...
20:17 2019-07-01

Trump signs $4.6B aid package to bolster migrant care at U.S.-Mexico border Many Democratic lawmakers were hoping for more. They wanted stronger protections for how migrants are treated at holding facilities and to make it easier for lawmakers to make snap visits....
00:17 2019-07-02

UPDATE 1-France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , Agence France Press (AFP) reported https...
09:00 2019-06-08

MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks bolster Saudi, financials drag Abu Dhabi Saudi Arabia's stock market rose sharply for the fourth session on Tuesday, boosted mainly by its banking shares on expectations of further capital inflows, while Abu Dhabi was weighed down by financi...
16:00 2019-06-11

UN agencies call for action to bolster rights of Europe’s stateless children United Nations agencies are calling on States and regional organizations across Europe to take urgent action to ensure that thousands of currently stateless children are given the support and protecti...
16:17 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-France's Le Maire says 'essential' to bolster Renault-Nissan alliance French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was vital that Renault and Nissan Motor strengthen their alliance as the auto industry undergoes rapid change in the areas of electric and conn...
19:34 2019-06-09

At North Carolina Rally, Trump Bets on Divisive Attacks as Way to Bolster Re-election Bid “These left-wing ideologues see our nation as a force for evil,” Mr. Trump told a packed arena in Greenville, N.C., to a crowd that seemed to relish his comments....
04:51 2019-07-18

UPDATE 5-Applied Materials to buy Japan's Kokusai to bolster memory chip business U.S. chip gear maker Applied Materials Inc on Monday agreed to buy Japanese peer Kokusai Electric for $2.2 billion from KKR & Co Inc, as it bets on rising demand for memory chips used in data centres,...
22:00 2019-07-01

E3 2019: Ubisoft's Uplay plus will bolster Google Stadia with 100+ video games Ubisoft will bring a new Uplay Plus subscription service to Google Stadia in 2020. More than 100 PC video games such as 'Ghost Recon' can be streamed.       ...
15:00 2019-06-11

British Charity Commission: Oxfam GB failed to report sex abuse after 2010 Haiti quake British regulators said in a report Tuesday that humanitarian organization Oxfam GB failed to disclose cases of child abuse involving its workers in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake....
20:00 2019-06-12

Protests, violence in Haiti prompts international call for ‘realistic and lasting solutions’ to crisis Opposition-led protests in Haiti calling for the president to step down, which sparked violence last week, have prompted a group of senior diplomats, included the top UN official there, to issue a sta...
14:32 2019-05-21

Analysis: US- Iran relations need calm Escalating tensions between the United States and Iran posing "a pretty dangerous situation," says former U.S. Diplomat Christopher Hill. "There certainly is a lot of room for miscalculation," he say...
08:51 2019-06-19

How to Reset U.S.-Russian Relations Today For thirty years, since the end of the Cold War, U.S. policy toward Russia has been going in circles with the relationship getting worse as different U.S. administrations came and went. Today, the U.S...
14:17 2019-06-20

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in strengthening political stability and good governance....
18:34 2019-06-27

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping...
14:32 2019-05-21

‘Firmly united’ Security Council can bolster Colombia’s efforts to secure lasting peace, says UN envoy The Colombian peace process is an outstanding example of how much support the United Nations can provide when the Security Council is ‘firmly united’, a senior UN envoy said on Friday, calling for the...
01:00 2019-07-20

Kenyan court to rule on decriminalization of same-sex relations NAIROBI, Kenya — On the eve of what could be a landmark ruling in Kenya on whether same-sex relations are crimes, gay rights activist and gospel singer Joji Baro says he has no intention of returning ...
02:17 2019-05-24

Russia needs to change its behavior for better relations: UK PM May's spokeswoman Britain's relationship with Russia can only change when Moscow changes its behavior, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokeswoman said on Thursday, after President Vladimir Putin said he hoped for better ...
18:34 2019-06-06

Risk of a miscalculation in US-Iran relations is 'overstated' America's response to the drone shootdown has been "very moderate" given the potential for "more robust military action," says Scott Nations of NationsShares....
14:51 2019-06-28

Kenyan high court upholds ban on same-sex relations A panel of three judges has said the constitution adequately protects LGBTQ people's rights. But activists and lawyers have criticized the ruling, saying it undermines protections guaranteed by the co...
22:17 2019-05-24

A new era brings new challenges to automaker-supplier relations As vehicle technology grows more complex, the electrical and electronics purchasing area is becoming a new sore spot in supplier and automaker relations....
06:51 2019-06-17

Kenyan court upholds laws criminalizing same sex relations NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A three-judge panel of Kenya’s High Court has upheld sections of the country’s penal code that criminalize same-sex relations. The judges’ unanimous ruling on F...
16:34 2019-05-24

Germany keen to strengthen relations with Latin America German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has told DW that he wants to boost ties with countries in Latin America. His comments come ahead of a Latin America conference in Berlin at the end of May....
13:34 2019-05-24

Georgia Stages Protests While Its Relations With Russia Are in a Tailspin The latest demonstrations followed a decision by President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia to cancel all flights from Russia to Georgia starting on July 8....
05:17 2019-06-23

Rams win Rozelle Award for public relations performance The Los Angeles Rams public relations staff has been selected as the 2019 Pete Rozelle Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America. They also won the award in 1997 while in St. Louis....
21:34 2019-06-07

Relations With India "Organic", Says Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, on a visit to China, has described her country's ties with India and engagements with New Delhi as "organic", saying it is "beyond a few billions of dollars of...
01:51 2019-07-04

U.S., Russia diplomats meet in Helsinki to discuss relations Senior U.S. diplomat David Hale met with Russia's deputy foreign minister, Sergei Ryabkov, in Helsinki on Wednesday to discuss U.S.-Russian relations, the State Department said, amid tensions between ...
07:34 2019-07-11

Relations between Brazil lawmakers, government improve: survey Relations between Brazilian lawmakers and the government are improving, a survey showed on Friday, boosting the chances that the Congress will approve pension reform that is President Jair Bolsonaro's...
18:17 2019-06-28

Donald Trump Says Relations With Emmanuel Macron 'Outstanding' US President Donald Trump admitted that there had been past difficulties in his relationship with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, but said: "right now it's outstanding"....
17:17 2019-06-06

Philippines normalizing Canada relations after garbage dispute There is no word yet on a return to Canada of the Philippine ambassador or consuls general, who were withdrawn until Canada took back a big load of garbage that had been festering in Philippine ports....
22:17 2019-06-06

Trump Says Relations With China Are ‘Right Back on Track’ After Trade War Talks at G20 (OSAKA, Japan) — President Donald Trump declared relations with China were “right back on track” after he and President Xi Jinping sought Saturday to de-escalate a prolonged trade wa...
08:34 2019-06-29

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping talk Russia-China relations The presidents of Russia and China are set to once again meet at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping have met two dozen times in recent years. Miodrag Soric ...
22:34 2019-06-04

Rights group cheers Bhutan’s move to legalize gay relations NEW DELHI (AP) — A global rights group has welcomed Bhutan’s move toward becoming the latest South Asian nation to decriminalize homosexuality. The tiny Himalayan kingdom’s lower house of ...
14:34 2019-06-09

Russian missile delivery to Turkey strains ally's relations with US First S-400 parts delivered to military base outside Ankara as Washington considers sanctionsThe first batch of a Russian S-400 missile defence system has arrived in Turkey, a development likely to an...
21:51 2019-07-12

Swiss-EU relations risk downward spiral as bourse row flares A skirmish over stock market access between Switzerland and the European Union risks escalating into a broader political battle over sovereignty that could do lasting damage to relations....
15:17 2019-07-01

German-Russian relations lauded at bilateral Petersburg Dialogue German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov have lauded their countries' cooperation. Relations have been strained over Russia's annexation of Crimea and the Ukraine c...
23:17 2019-07-18

Chinese envoy says Canada-China relations have hit ‘rock bottom’ The remarks come at a time of heightened tensions following the December arrest of Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on an extradition request by the United States....
03:34 2019-05-24

Fraught Franco-Italian relations a roadblock risk for Renault-FCA Fiat Chrysler's proposed $35 billion merger with Renault has cheered investors, won conditional support from Paris and Rome and even earned cautious backing from trade unions....
20:17 2019-05-29

South Korea leader says Trump-Kim meeting marked 'end of hostile relations' South Korean President Moon Jae In said Tuesday that this weekend's meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was the "start of an era of peace."...
00:34 2019-07-03

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers bill on Saudi rights The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Princ...
16:17 2019-07-10

Kim, Xi reach consensus, to develop relations no matter the international situation: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed on Friday they will carry forward friendly relations "whatever the international ...
02:51 2019-06-22

Futures Now: Crude oil crushed from Iran relations, 'fundamental weakness' globally "Futures Now" Scott Nations of NationsShares and Jim Iuorio of TJM Institutional Services joins CNBC's Seema Mody to discuss crude oil's 3% intraday decline....
00:34 2019-07-03

Railways To Hire Public Relations Experts, Woo Social Media Influencers A team of private public relations professionals will soon drive the railways' publicity campaign both at the Union ministry in the national capital as well as in each of its zones, with the national....
07:00 2019-06-16

Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers Saudi rights bill The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation on Wednesday punishing Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohamme...
22:17 2019-07-10

Kenya’s High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relations NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relations. The post Kenya’s High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex rela...
16:34 2019-05-24

Moves to create a Kosovo army have ‘deteriorated relations’ with Serbia: UN peacekeeping chief The decision by Kosovo’s parliament to form a national army was described by the UN Peacekeeping chief on Monday as having “further deteriorated relations between Belgrade and Pristina,” which, he sai...
17:51 2019-05-21

Canada-U.S. opioid plan helps rebuild relations frayed from trade talks The ranking U.S. diplomat on drug enforcement policy is to visit Ottawa in July to kick-start a fresh round of co-operation between the two countries on tackling the opioid crisis....
17:51 2019-06-29

Lebanon's Hezbollah says U.S.-Iran war in region unlikely Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Friday that a regional war between Washington and Tehran had become unlikely as the United States knows it would pay a heavy price....
23:34 2019-05-31

UN opens new political mission for Haiti, ending 15-year peacekeeping mission The United Nations Security Council will establish an office in Haiti to support the country's government and increase stability, replacing the 15-year peacekeeping mission....
20:51 2019-06-27

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Moh...
18:00 2019-07-10

Putin hopes G20 Summit meeting with Theresa May can help repair relations after Salisbury novichok poisoning Vladimir Putin has said he believes his meeting with Theresa May at the G20 summit this week could help repair relations after the poisoning of a former Russian spy on British soil....
03:51 2019-06-28

Pokemon Sword and Shield leaks ahead of Pokemon Direct? 'Galar forms' to bolster new game? There are a good number of Pokemon Sword and Shield rumours floating around today - some more viable than others. Here's what we think of what we've seen so far....
16:17 2019-06-04

Ethiopia delays referendum on new independent region Members of the Sidama ethnic group must now wait several months longer for a referendum that could lead to the setting up of a new independent region. Many, especially young Sidama, are unhappy with t...
23:17 2019-07-18

Any conflict in region could spread: Iran general Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably, a senior Iranian military commander was cited as saying on Sunday by the semi-official news agency Fars....
10:34 2019-06-23

Protesters take to streets to declare new Ethiopia region A political party representing some of Ethiopia's ethnic Sidama people said on Thursday it would postpone plans to declare a new region in defiance of the federal government and would accept the offer...
15:34 2019-07-18

Beautiful Paintings Of Pokemon's Kanto Region Games artist Simone Mändl has been doing a big series of paintings all about Pokemon. Specifically, the landscapes (and cityscapes) of the Kanto region....
05:51 2019-07-02

Madrid region wildfire still burns out of control on 4th day MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say a wildfire in hills near Madrid is still out of control after burning for four straight days. Around 500 firefighters supported by water-dropping aircraft are at...
14:34 2019-07-01

Iran says US 'hostile policies' dangerous for the region President Trump's plan to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East is "extremely dangerous" for peace in the region, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif....
05:51 2019-05-26

NBC News poll of the South: Voters’ support for Trump grows, residents see race relations improving President Donald Trump’s approval ratings in the South have ticked upward, with 54 percent of voters giving a thumbs-up to the way he’s handling his job, according to a new NBC News|Survey...
04:51 2019-07-21

Female African coders ‘on the front-line of the battle’ to change gender power relations: UN chief Young female African coders are “on the front-line” of the battle to change traditionally male power relations and bring about a more equitable balance between men and women, UN Secretary-General Antó...
23:51 2019-05-21

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CE...
20:34 2019-06-28

Washington region’s cybersecurity sector continues to heat up FireEye and TruShield Security Solutions are capitalizing on a massive national shortage of cybersecurity professionals and a growing demand for cyberdefense services across nearly every industry....
01:34 2019-06-03

Iran Prepared to Defend Itself After U.S. Sends Troops to Region Iran would be prepared to respond to a possible confrontation with the U.S. after the Trump administration dispatched troops to the region and arranged the sale of billions of dollars in weapons to it...
04:51 2019-05-26

China's Xi says the Gulf region stands at 'crossroads of war and peace' Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday that the Gulf region is in a very sensitive situation following increased tensions between Iran and the United States....
11:00 2019-06-28

City of London to become first UK region with 15mph speed limit News 28 May, 2019 The City of London Corporation’s Court of Common Council has voted to implement a 15mph speed limit across the Square Mile...
22:17 2019-05-28

Wildfires sweep across Israel as heatwave grips region JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police have ordered the evacuation of several communities in southern and central Israel as wildfires rage amid a major heatwave. Firefighters battled brushfires Thursday alon...
16:51 2019-05-23

Putin says US military action against Iran would be a ‘catastrophe for the region’ Russia’s President Vladimir Putin warned the U.S.  Thursday not to take military action against Iran following the recent downing of an American drone and attacks on oil tankers near the Strait of Hor...
00:51 2019-06-21

Gun homicides have dropped dramatically in this American region. What happened? Gun homicides nationwide have barely declined, but in California’s Bay Area they’re down 30%. In a year-long series, the Guardian investigates the initiatives that are saving lives in an area scarred ...
09:51 2019-06-04

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn't seeking war in region Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the kingdom isn't seeking war in the region, but won't hesitate to deal with any threats to its people and vital interests....
12:17 2019-06-16

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone that it said was flying over one of its southern provinces on the Gulf, increasing fears of military conflict as Washington seeks to isolate Tehran ove...
14:00 2019-06-20

PM of Iraq’s Kurdish region meets top officials in Baghdad The newly confirmed prime minister of Iraq’s self-ruled Kurdish region is meeting with top officials on his first visit to the Iraqi capital since he was named to the post last month...
17:34 2019-07-16

Undiscovered Italy: The Strange and Splendid Carso Region In this string of small towns near the border with Slovenia, you’ll find a magnetic mishmash of cultures and culinary attractions from Habsburg-era castles to country taverns where the wine flows free...
03:00 2019-06-21

| Egypt blackface sketch spotlights racism in region An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what experts say is a deeper racism problem in the region....
17:00 2019-05-21

Ecuador cracks down on illegal miners in northern region Ecuador on Tuesday mobilized hundreds of soldiers and police to a mountainous area to confront illegal mining and organized crime that have fueled violence in the north of the country, the interior mi...
22:34 2019-07-02

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn’t seeking war in region Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the kingdom isn’t seeking war in the region, but won’t hesitate to deal with any threats to its people and vital interests...
12:17 2019-06-16

Russia 'revolted' by Kosovan raid on Serbian region An armed police raid saw tensions flare between Serbia and Kosovo, where a fragile peace has repeatedly come under strain since Kosovo declared independence....
23:51 2019-05-28

HTC U11 receives tardy Android Pie update as promised, at least in one region Yes, HTC is still alive (barely) and kicking (occasionally), with its focus on blockchain smartphone technology only growing (for some reason) and a 5G-capable device (that's not a phone) up for pre-o...
02:00 2019-05-28

Ethiopia faces more conflict with ethnic group's push for region Ethiopia's destabilizing regional frictions may worsen this month if the small Sidama ethnic group carries out a threat to unilaterally declare a new semi-autonomous region in defiance of the federal ...
19:34 2019-07-04

Lukas Euler Named to PING All-Southeast Region Team FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – After enjoying the most prolific season of his four-year career, senior Lukas Euler continues to earn recognition for his efforts. Euler was named to the PING All-Southeast Region...
03:00 2019-05-26

Major Fire At Power Station In Moscow Region Injures Many A major fire broke out at a power station in the Moscow region on Thursday, injuring six to nine people, the energy ministry and Russian media reports said....
15:51 2019-07-11

UNESCO declares Erzgebirge region a World Heritage Site UN officials have granted protected status to the Erzgebirge region (The Ore Mountains) on the German-Czech border. The water management system in Augsburg was also declared a World Heritage Site at t...
18:17 2019-07-06

In Historic Shift, Vatican To Consider Married Priests For Amazon Region A Vatican document on Monday said the Church should consider ordaining older married men as priests in remote areas of the Amazon, a historic shift which some say could pave the way for their use in.....
20:51 2019-06-17

Gunmen Attack Turkish Diplomats in Kurdish Region of Iraq At least one consulate employee was killed in the shooting at a restaurant, the authorities said. It was not immediately clear who was behind the assault....
18:17 2019-07-17

Cameroon opposition leader released after abduction in Anglophone region The leader of one of Cameroon's main opposition parties was released by his captors on Saturday after being abducted by unidentified gunmen in the country's restive Anglophone region a day earlier, hi...
05:00 2019-06-30

Turkey says killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region Turkey killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region on Sunday in retaliation for an attack that killed a Turkish soldier, the Turkish Defence Ministry said on Tuesday....
14:34 2019-06-11

U.S. to sell 34 surveillance drones to allies in South China Sea region The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four U.S. allies in the South China Sea region as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Washington will no longer "t...
01:51 2019-06-04

Pakistan PM Warns Against Risk Of War In Region Amid Iran Tensions Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran....
19:00 2019-05-25

Why the Asia-Pacific region is high on Dell Technologies' radar Advancements in innovations such as 5G, robotics and automation, and autonomous vehicles has made the region one to watch for global companies, Dell Technologies' president of Asia Pacific & Japan, Gl...
07:51 2019-07-16

British Open is in Northern Ireland, and a region defined by the Troubles can’t quite believe it “It was beyond the realms of possibility,” Darren Clarke, a former British Open champion and resident of Portrush, said of the town hosting the tournament for the first time in 68 years. “It was just ...
00:00 2019-07-18

EU may ease regulations on food from Japan's nuclear disaster region The European Union proposed on Thursday easing restrictions on imports of some food from Japanese regions hit by the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, Japanese officials said....
19:51 2019-06-27

Magnitude 3.4 quake hits gas field region of north Netherlands A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the north Dutch region of Groningen, home to one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
12:34 2019-05-22

Gunmen kidnap Cameroon opposition leader in restive Anglophone region Unidentified gunmen in Cameroon's Anglophone region kidnapped the leader of one of the country's leading opposition parties on Friday for the second time in two months, his party said....
21:51 2019-06-28

Ethiopian city braces for protests as activists promise to declare new region Activists in Ethiopia were set to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group on Thursday in defiance of the central government, with some residents of the southern city of Hawassa worried that...
02:17 2019-07-18

U.S. military in region is 'weakest' in history: Iran deputy Guards chief The U.S. military presence in the Middle East is at its "weakest in history", a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards was on Sunday quoted by the semi-official news agency Fars as say...
11:00 2019-05-26

Marathwada Water Grid To Cater Needs Of Parched Region: Devendra Fadnavis Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said his government was planning to ensure piped drinking water supply in every village of the parched Marathwada region through a water grid....
13:34 2019-06-18

‘Wanton destruction’ in Sudan’s Darfur region, ‘blatant violation’ of international law The looting and destruction of UN food relief agency premises and property in Sudan, has prompted the UN-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and UN Country Team, to condemn the assault as a “blat...
18:34 2019-06-27

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an outbreak....
18:17 2019-06-18

Asia and Pacific on course to miss all Sustainable Development Goals, says UN region chief Unless progress is accelerated, Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all of the 17 Goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Executive Secretary of the UN regional commissio...
17:00 2019-07-18

UN terrorism chief heavily criticized for trip to China's Xinjiang region United Nations counter terrorism chief Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov has come under heavy criticism from the United States and human rights groups over his recent trip to China's repressive Xinjiang reg...
10:34 2019-06-18

Torrential rains in Japan force over 1 million to evacuate southwestern region An onslaught of heavy rain across the southwestern part of Japan has forced more than 1 million people to be evacuated amid fears of landslides and widespread flooding....
15:34 2019-07-03

Strong aftershock jolts same California desert region day after major quake A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the strongest earthquake in the region in 25 years on July 4, which was felt by more tha...
23:51 2019-07-05

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California the day after a large quake hit the region RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) – Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California the day after a large quake hit the region....
05:51 2019-07-06

Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance security in the region: SPA Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the Kingdom to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported on Friday....
00:34 2019-07-20

Gulf of Mexico nearly swallows car as Tropical Storm Barry lashes the region An Alabama driver’s car was nearly swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Storm Barry began battering the Gulf Coast on Friday afternoon. Images from Dauphin Island, which is off the southe...
01:51 2019-07-13

Power issues snarl commuter rail service in northeast region Commuter train service between New York and other areas of the northeast ground to a screeching halt Wednesday morning because of power issues, packing transit hubs with aggravated travelers. “Trains ...
18:00 2019-06-19

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to Colombia’s long war. One was murdered by state-alig...
18:51 2019-07-20

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan deploys to Indo-Pacific region The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and commander task force units began underway operations in the Indo-Pacific region, the Navy announced on Wednesday....
20:51 2019-05-22

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and using video conferencing in that region....
07:17 2019-05-23

US carrier in Persian Gulf region sends clear signal to Iran ABOARD THE USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (AP) — The USS Abraham Lincoln, with its contingent of Navy destroyers and cruisers and a fighting force of about 70 aircraft, is the centerpiece of the Pentagon’s...
20:17 2019-06-08

HollyFrontier halts operations at Tulsa, Oklahoma refinery as rain hits region HollyFrontier on Thursday said it is temporarily shutting operations at its 155,300-barrel-per-day Tulsa, Oklahoma, refinery as a precaution due to high water, the latest headache due to bad weather i...
23:51 2019-05-23

Mysterious Cosmic Radio Burst Detected in a Completely Unexpected Region of Space For years, astronomers have struggled to understand the source of fast radio bursts, powerful split-second pulses of energy that originate far outside our galaxy. In an astonishing technical feat, ast...
20:34 2019-06-27

Strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years rattles region, rumbles residents A preliminary magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked Southern California on Thursday, shaking an area for hundreds of miles.        ...
01:34 2019-07-05

Senior Chinese diplomat urges all sides to ease Gulf region tension China urges all sides to exercise restraint and ease tension in the Gulf region, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Tuesday, amid a standoff between Iran and United States following attacks on two oil ...
07:51 2019-06-18

Europe heatwave breaks records in Germany, Czech Republic as region sizzles A scorching heatwave is baking western and central Europe, setting new temperature records for June in Germany and the Czech Republic as forecasters warn it will get hotter before the heat dissipates....
22:17 2019-06-27

Agriculture Dept. Announces Plan to Move Economists to Kansas City Region The relocation plan follows criticism from career staff members who have been fearful about their jobs being moved and who have speculated that the Trump administration is trying to stifle research....
03:17 2019-06-14

Large earthquake strikes Southern California day after 6.4 temblor hit region, experts warn of more aftershocks A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck early Friday near the same region in Southern California where a significant tremor hit one day before, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
19:34 2019-07-05

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Tr...
01:34 2019-06-13

As Canada-China relations worsen, a Trudeau cabinet minister sends cheery tweets from China The Trudeau Liberals are defending a cabinet minister's business promotion trip to China while China has two Canadians -- including a business operator -- in jail....
08:34 2019-07-04

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White Hou...
09:17 2019-06-11

US military says Iran sought to disrupt American ability to monitor Persian Gulf region when it shot down drone WASHINGTON (AP) — US military says Iran sought to disrupt American ability to monitor Persian Gulf region when it shot down drone. The post US military says Iran sought to disrupt American ability to ...
18:34 2019-06-20

Vladimir Putin Says US-Russia Relations Are Getting "Worse And Worse" Russia President Vladimir Putin said relations between Moscow and Washington were getting worse and worse, noting in an interview published on Thursday that the current US administration had imposed.....
17:00 2019-06-13

Same-sex couples in Taiwan wed at massive banquet TAIPEI, Taiwan — More than 1,000 people attended a mass wedding banquet in Taiwan’s capital to celebrate the marriage of same-sex couples after a landmark decision legalizing the unions. Taiwan became...
19:34 2019-05-27

First Couples Say ‘I Do’ in Taiwan After Same-Sex Marriage Is Legalized Tears flowed and bouquets flew on Friday as hundreds of same-sex couples exchanged vows in Taipei’s Shinyi District. Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage when it...
08:51 2019-05-24

China tells US: Hands off Taiwan The Chinese government has slammed Washington for engaging with Taipei and ordered the Trump administration to cease diplomatic engagements with the island, after a highly unusual public meeting betwe...
09:00 2019-05-28

Taiwan holds Asia's first gay wedding A week after lawmakers took the historic step of legalizing gay marriage, the first same-sex couples have tied the knot in Taiwan. Yet the newly-weds are still subject to restrictions not faced by het...
13:34 2019-05-24

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex weddings Beaming in the bright sunshine, Amber Wang took the hand of her new wife, Kristin Huang, on the steps of the Xinyi District office in Taipei, Friday, making history as one of the first same-sex couple...
04:51 2019-05-24

Taiwan changing name of de-facto embassy in US TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan says it is changing the name of its de-facto embassy in the U.S. amid the strongest relations between the sides in decades. The foreign ministry tweeted that the Coordinat...
06:51 2019-05-25

Taiwan allows gay couples to register marriages Taiwan officially allowed same-sex couples to register their marriages on Friday after the parliament passed the laws to legalize same-sex marriage a week ago. (May 24)      ...
10:51 2019-05-24

Taiwan complains about Spain's extraditions to China Taiwan is accusing Spain of double standards when it comes to extraditing criminal suspects to China after the government in Madrid sent to Beijing a group of 94 Taiwanese citizens accused of telephon...
22:17 2019-06-13

Vietnam, Taiwan winning the US-China trade war Vietnam has emerged as the biggest beneficiary as importers in China and the US look to skirt tit-for-tat tariffs, a report shows. But it warns the findings don't tell the full story of the overall im...
18:17 2019-06-05

Same-sex couples start registering marriages in Taiwan Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan are rushing to the household registration office on the first day that a landmark decision to legalize same-sex marriage has taken effect...
10:51 2019-05-24

Intel will tease 10-nm Ice Lake processor in Taiwan ntel said it will show a number of new products, including its 10-nanometer mobile processor code-named Ice Lake. It will also show a desktop gaming chip.Read More...
18:51 2019-05-26

Marriage Equality Comes to Taiwan in a Historic First for Asia Tens of thousands of celebrators gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament on May 17, waving rainbow flags as the island’s government became the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. The...
14:34 2019-05-23

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.        ...
19:17 2019-05-21

Taiwan pro-Beijing politician: You can change China "We should emphasize the differences" between China and Taiwan, says Taiwanese pro-Beijing politician Chou Hsi-wei. "Go there … and change them." But is he selling a fantasy to voters? He talks to DW'...
23:17 2019-07-18

China slams $2.2B U.S. weapons sales to Taiwan China is condemning a recent U.S. decision to sell $2.2 billion worth of weapons to Taiwan, saying the "reckless" policy tampers with Chinese sovereignty....
16:17 2019-07-09

| WATCH: Taiwan allows gay couples to register marriages Taiwan officially allowed same-sex couples to register their marriages after the parliament passed the laws to legalize same-sex marriage a week ago....
21:34 2019-05-24

Taiwan complains about Spain’s extraditions to China MADRID (AP) — Taiwan is accusing Spain of double standards when it comes to extraditing criminal suspects to China after the government in Madrid sent to Beijing a group of 94 Taiwanese citizens accus...
21:00 2019-06-13

Japan Display says Taiwan's TPK decided against investing Japan Display Inc on Monday said it has received notice from TPK Holding Co Ltd that the Taiwanese flat screen maker has decided against investing in the Apple Inc supplier....
05:00 2019-06-17

Taiwan gay marriage: Hundreds tie the knot on historic day Hundreds of gay couples in Taiwan have rushed to get married on Friday - the first day a landmark decision that legalised same-sex marriage took effect....
21:51 2019-05-24

China says seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday it is seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self-ruled Taiwan, after a source told Reuters that Washington was planning a $2 billion weapons sale to th...
11:00 2019-06-06

Taiwan profits from America’s trade war with China President Donald Trump’s threatened 25% tariff is prompting Taiwanese companies that opened factories in China to make PCs, smartphones, and tablets for America’s tech giants to move some production b...
20:17 2019-05-31

Taiwan recognized same-sex marriage for the first time. Here are the scenes of joy. The legislature of the island near the Chinese mainland voted last week, 66 to 27, to recognize same-sex unions, becoming the first in Asia to do so....
21:34 2019-05-24

Taiwan Holds First Gay Marriages In Historic Day For Asia Taiwan made history on Friday with Asia's first legal gay weddings as same-sex couples tied the knot in jubilant and emotional scenes, the culmination of a three-decade fight for equality....
07:00 2019-05-24

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calling on Secretary-General António Guterres “to play a...
18:34 2019-06-27

Putin says U.S.-Russia relations are getting 'worse and worse' President Vladimir Putin said relations between Moscow and Washington were getting worse and worse, noting in an interview published on Thursday that the current U.S. administration had imposed dozens...
11:17 2019-06-13

China signals won't follow Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage The Chinese government signaled on Wednesday that it would not follow Taiwan's example on same-sex marriage after the first legal unions in Asia were hailed by activists as a social revolution for the...
06:34 2019-05-29

U.S. Tentatively Approves $2 Billion in Arms Sales to Taiwan The sales, along with a pending visit to the United States by Taiwan’s president, are likely to put further strain on Washington’s relationship with Beijing....
09:17 2019-07-09

The English manager in charge of Taiwan's football team Three years ago Louis Lancaster was coaching youth players at Watford. Now he is taking Taiwan up the Fifa world rankingsBy Chris Evans for The Set PiecesIt was the hardest decision of Louis Lancaster...
13:17 2019-05-22

China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move li...
06:51 2019-07-16

Taiwan’s military trains for a Chinese invasion on the beach FANGSHAN, Taiwan — Taiwanese tanks and soldiers fired at simulated Chinese forces and assault helicopters launched missiles in an anti-invasion drill Thursday on a beach on the island’s southern...
12:17 2019-05-30

China signals it won’t follow Taiwan in allowing gay marriage BEIJING – The Chinese government signaled on Wednesday that it would not follow Taiwan’s example on same-sex marriage after the first legal unions in Asia were hailed by activists as a social re...
00:17 2019-05-30

China to Sanction U.S. Companies for Arms Sales to Taiwan China will sanction U.S. firms that participate in arms sales to Taiwan, after Washington approved sales of $2.2 billion in tanks, missiles and related military hardware, Beijing said....
15:51 2019-07-12

If Trump wants tariffs with China, then look to Taiwan and Japan for trade With both sides retreating to their respective corners, it appears the trade conflict between the United States and China, the two largest economies in the world, isn’t going to end anytime soon....
15:51 2019-05-21

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan’s international standing threat...
07:34 2019-05-24

Taiwan's military stages mock Chinese invasion Thousands of air, sea, and land troops took part in the exercises across the entire island. The drills took place amidst what Taiwan says is increasing military intimidation from China....
17:51 2019-05-30

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in Asia hailed by activists as a social revolution for the region....
10:17 2019-05-24

On Tiananmen anniversary eve, Taiwan urges China to 'repent' China must "sincerely repent" for the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Tiananmen Square three decades ago and promote democratic reforms, Taiwan's government said on Monda...
08:51 2019-06-03

Inflatable ‘Tank Man’ in Taiwan marks Tiananmen protests TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — An artist has erected an inflatable display in Taiwan’s capital to mark an iconic moment in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests. The larger-than-life balloon instal...
10:00 2019-06-01

Trump Administration Is Split Over Arms Sale to Taiwan As the U.S. pursues the sale of more than $2 billion of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, the Trump administration is split over the potential repercussions the deal may have on efforts to reignite t...
07:00 2019-06-18

Factbox: U.S. arms sales to Taiwan in past decade The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters, prompting anger from China....
13:17 2019-06-06

US Approves Potential $2.2 Billion Weapons Sale To Taiwan The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2 billion in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon said on Monday....
15:34 2019-07-09

Taiwan: China refuses to rule out force over reunification Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said the army had a "sacred duty" to defend Chinese territory. Beijing still sees Taiwan as part of its territory and is pushing for reunification....
07:51 2019-06-02

Two U.S. Navy ships sail through strategic Taiwan Strait The U.S. military said it sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense relations between the world's two biggest economies....
05:17 2019-05-23

Taiwan confirms request for US tanks, air defense systems TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has confirmed it has asked to purchase more than 100 U.S. tanks, along with air defense and anti-tank missile systems in a major potential arms sale that could worsen fric...
07:34 2019-06-06

US answers Taiwan's plea for tanks despite Beijing’s anger Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team authorized the sale of military equipment valued at $2.2 billion to Taiwan, just a few months after President Tsai Ing-wen made a public appeal for new tanks and ...
03:00 2019-07-11

Taiwan's TSMC says chip shipments to Huawei not affected by U.S. ban TSMC, the world's biggest contract chipmaker, said on Thursday its shipments to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd are not affected by U.S. action aimed at curbing the telecom equipment maker's access...
05:51 2019-05-23

U.S. Navy sends two ships through strategic Taiwan Strait The U.S. military said it sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, its latest transit through the sensitive waterway and a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense relations ...
06:17 2019-05-23

Taiwan used to be home to a huge number of bears. No one really knows how many are left Classified as "endangered" by the Taiwan government, Formosan black bears are being pushed to the brink of extinction by illegal hunting and land clearing....
06:51 2019-06-09

Hundreds of couples tie the knot after Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan got married on Friday, the day the country’s new law legalizing the marriages went into effect. The move to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia, came aft...
17:51 2019-05-24

A Chinese invasion of Taiwan would be a bloody, logistical nightmare Roaring out of the sky, an F-16V fighter jet lands smoothly to rearm and refuel on an unremarkable freeway in rural Taiwan, surrounded by rice paddies....
09:51 2019-06-24

Taiwan's finance system: Not-so-crazy, rich and regulated Over the last 30 years, Taiwan has become very wealthy – is that in spite of, or because of, the pariah island’s tightly restricted financial system? New finance minister, Su Jain-rong, gives Asiamone...
12:51 2019-06-28

China calls on U.S. to withdraw arms sale to Taiwan China's foreign ministry called on the United States on Tuesday to withdraw a potential $2.2 billion arms sales to Taiwan, saying it strongly opposes the action....
11:17 2019-07-09

Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen warns against 'overseas forces' at beginning of US trip Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States Thursday, warning that democracy in her homeland faced renewed threats from "overseas forces," in comments seemingly aimed at China....
10:51 2019-07-12

Gogoro brings its on-demand electric scooter rentals to Taiwan Gogoro is expanding its on-demand scooter rental service. In August, the two-wheeled, electric Smartscooters will be available as part of a ridesharing program in Taiwan called GoShare. The scooters w...
00:17 2019-07-06

Inflatable tank man in Taiwan marks Tiananmen Square anniversary An artist has erected an inflatable display in Taiwan’s capital to mark an iconic moment in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests. The larger-than-life balloon installation, which stands in fron...
22:34 2019-06-01

2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait, draw China protest Taiwan's defense ministry says two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in the latest apparent move by Washington to challenge China's claims in the region....
15:17 2019-05-23

Taiwan lashes back at Chinese defense minister’s threats TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan is lashing out at the Chinese defense minister’s renewed threat to use force to assert China’s claim to the island, accusing Beijing of creating unease in the ...
11:17 2019-06-03

China To 'Fight At All Costs' For 'Reunification' With Taiwan: Defence Minister China will fight anyone who tries to interfere in its "reunification" with Taiwan, Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday in a combative speech peppered with threats against the United States over...
07:17 2019-06-02

Taiwan issues warnings for year's first typhoon as thousands evacuated Taiwan moved thousands of people to safety on Wednesday as the island braced for its first typhoon this year, as airlines canceled domestic flights and authorities issued warnings about floods and hig...
09:51 2019-07-17

Taiwan lashes back at Chinese defense minister's threats Taiwan is lashing out at the Chinese defense minister's renewed threat to use force to assert China's claim to the island, accusing Beijing of creating unease in the region and seeking to "expand its ...
10:51 2019-06-03

US to sell tanks, missiles to Taiwan amid tensions with Beijing The US State Department approved a sale of $2.2 billions-worth of weapons to Taiwan, including over 100 tanks, despite protests in Beijing. The move still needs to be endorsed by the US Congress....
10:51 2019-07-09

China to 'fight at all costs' for 'reunification' with Taiwan: defense minister China will fight anyone who tries to interfere in its "reunification" with Taiwan, Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday in a combative speech peppered with threats against the United States over...
07:17 2019-06-02

U.S. 'playing with fire' on Taiwan, China says ahead of defense meeting The United States is "playing with fire" with its support for self-ruled Taiwan, China said on Thursday, in angry comments ahead of a meeting between Defence Minister Wei Fenghe and acting U.S. Defens...
14:17 2019-05-30

Taiwan says it will treat Hong Kong asylum seekers humanely Taiwan’s president says she will follow “humanitarian principles” in dealing with asylum seekers from Hong Kong, which has been roiled by pro-democracy protests...
06:34 2019-07-20

China vows military action if Taiwan, sea claims opposed China’s defense minister is warning its military will “resolutely take action” to defend Beijing’s claims over self-ruled Taiwan and disputed South China Sea waters...
08:34 2019-06-02

Taiwan's marriage law brings frustration and hope for LGBT China Public acceptance is improving, but in some cases Chinese authorities are moving in the other directionIt was a landmark moment for LGBT rights. When Taiwan passed a law allowing same-sex couples to m...
08:17 2019-07-05

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday....
00:17 2019-07-09

'I feel lucky': Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia Hundreds of couples tie the knot after parliament became the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriageAfter decades of campaigning and waiting, Taiwan has welcomed hundreds of same-sex couples as th...
14:51 2019-05-24

Taiwan pledges help for Hong Kong protesters seeking sanctuary More than 30 protesters arrive in Taiwan to seek shelter from prosecutionTaiwan’s government has said it will provide assistance to Hong Kong protesters seeking sanctuary, after local media reported d...
14:00 2019-07-19

Taiwan open to granting Hong Kong protesters asylum Taiwan's government has said it would provide assistance to Hong Kong protesters on humanitarian grounds. The pledge risks straining the already tense relationship between Taipei and Beijing....
12:34 2019-07-19

Pentagon proposes $2.2B arms sale to Taiwan, slighting China The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China....
04:51 2019-07-10

U.S. Plans More Than $2 Billion in Weapons Sales to Taiwan, Angering Beijing The U.S. is planning a new effort to help the Taiwanese government upgrade its military by allowing Taipei to buy billions of dollars’ worth of weapons systems, possibly including more than 100 tanks—...
04:51 2019-06-07

Balloon 'Tank Man' in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and "tank man" - the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijing's Tiananmen Square - to mark 30 years since China's......
18:17 2019-05-21

U.S. Readies $2 Billion Taiwan Arms Package Despite Protest From Beijing The Pentagon and State Department have informally notified Congress of a potential $2 billion deal with Taiwan that includes the first-time sale of one of the U.S. Army’s top tanks, according to...
11:34 2019-06-06

Trump's tank sale to Taiwan is a boon for Ohio manufacturing The Trump administration's proposed sale of 108 M1A2T Abrams tanks to Taiwan not only serves a national security purpose — it is also a major boost to the Ohio manufacturing sector....
00:34 2019-07-13

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said last month when the possible sale was first reported that it was seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self-ruled Taiwan....
00:17 2019-07-09

Trump Administration Plans to Sell More Than $2 Billion of Arms to Taiwan The proposed weapons package, including 108 tanks, is the costliest in recent years. The sale would add to tensions between the United States and China....
22:51 2019-06-06

Taiwan party bypasses Foxconn’s ex, picks mayor for 2020 run Taiwan’s main opposition party has picked a populist, pro-China mayor as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing...
06:17 2019-07-15

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and ...
12:17 2019-07-13

Taiwan's China Airlines signs MOU for 11 Airbus A321neo jets Airbus unveiled an aircraft deal with Taiwan's China Airlines on Wednesday, snatching the carrier's medium-haul fleet renewal from Boeing a day after its U.S. rival made a shock entry into the single-...
12:34 2019-06-19

The State Department Is Proposing a $2 Billion Sale of Arms to Taiwan (WASHINGTON) — The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China....
04:17 2019-07-09

Taiwan says 'unrepentant' China covering up June 4 Tiananmen crackdown China continues to cover up the truth about the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, Taiwan's president said on Tuesday, ahead of vigi...
10:34 2019-06-04

Taiwan calls on China to 'repent' for Tiananmen Square crackdown Taiwan has called on China to "sincerely repent" for the bloody crackdown in Tiananmen Square, as the government remains silent on the 30th anniversary of the tragedy....
13:17 2019-06-04

Taiwan's CPC says tanker carrying naphtha attacked in Middle East An oil tanker chartered by Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp to carry fuel from the Middle East was attacked earlier on Thursday, a senior company official said....
12:01 2019-06-13

Fort takes over as commander of Naval Forces Japan, Navy Region Japan Rear Adm. Brian Fort assumed command of Naval Forces Japan on Wednesday, relieving Rear Adm. Gregory Fenton during a change of command ceremony in Yokosuka, Japan....
18:51 2019-07-10

In Taiwan, Hong Kong immigrants despair over future back home Kitty Wong and Adolf Lim are tightening the screws on their future in Taiwan as they make the final touches to a hostel in the southern city of Tainan, that they hope will open its doors to holiday-ma...
07:17 2019-06-30

UPDATE 1-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and ...
21:34 2019-07-12

Taiwan's China Airlines plans to upgrade fleet with Boeing 777 freighters Taiwan's China Airlines Ltd has provisionally ordered up to six Boeing Co 777 freighters, the companies said on Wednesday, as the carrier attempts to modernize its cargo fleet....
12:34 2019-06-19

China vows to impose sanctions on US firms supplying Taiwan military US approved sale of tanks and missiles to Taiwan this weekBeijing calls sales ‘a serious violation of international law’China has said it will impose sanctions on US firms involved in a deal to sell $...
21:51 2019-07-12

Taiwan’s iPhone Tycoon Walks a Fraught U.S.-China Line in Presidential Run Terry Gou, who on Friday stepped back from his electronics empire, must strike a balance between the Washington and Beijing as the trade war simmers....
10:17 2019-06-21

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait, calls for sanctions against US companies The Chinese government held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as a renegade province....
21:00 2019-07-15

Taiwan on 'high alert' after finding invasive armyworm in corn crop Taiwan is on "high alert" for further damage by the fall armyworm, said Premier Su Tseng-chang on Tuesday, after the island reported its first sighting of the invasive pest in a corn field....
21:51 2019-06-11

Hundreds of same-sex couples exchange vows as Taiwan recognizes same-sex marriage for the first time The legislature of the island near the Chinese mainland voted last week, 66 to 27, to recognize same-sex unions, becoming the first in Asia to do so....
21:34 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, des...
08:17 2019-07-09

Hong Kong protests fortify Taiwan, and the West, against China's expansion Mass protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping’s attempt to encroach on Hong Kong’s judicial system have fortified neighboring Taiwan and other U.S. allies, according to lawmakers and analysts....
20:51 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, des...
01:17 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-Taiwan's China Airlines signs MOU for 11 Airbus A321neo jets Airbus unveiled an aircraft deal with Taiwan's China Airlines on Wednesday, snatching the carrier's medium-haul fleet renewal from Boeing a day after its U.S. rival made a shock entry into the single-...
12:34 2019-06-19

US approves potential sale of $2.2bn in arms to Taiwan, stoking China's anger Beijing opposes the possible sale saying the US should understand the ‘damaging nature of their decision’The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2bn in arms, including ...
18:17 2019-07-09

For China's LGBTQ people, Taiwan's rainbow victory is a moment of joy and pain When Chinese gay rights activist Peng Yanhui heard that Taiwan had approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on May 17 as he boarded a flight, he burst into tears of joy....
13:00 2019-05-23

How US-built Abrams tanks could help Taiwan stop a Chinese ground attack The Trump administration’s plan to sell tanks, missiles and ground-launched air defenses to Taiwan embodies what might be called a strategic paradigm shift to empower the small island’s deterrence pos...
14:34 2019-06-18

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait and calls for sanctions against US companies China held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as a part of its territory....
01:00 2019-07-16

UPDATE 2-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and ...
16:34 2019-07-13

US is preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan in a challenge to China amid trade war The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade...
22:00 2019-06-05

| Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have held their first meeting in four decades this month, with the aim of deepening cooperation, the government in Taipei has said....
23:17 2019-05-27

Canadian navy ships sailed through Taiwan strait amid tension with China China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that Canadian navy ships sailed through the Strait of Taiwan, which separates self-ruled Taiwan from China, an act that could inflame already bad bilateral re...
23:17 2019-06-27

Candidate Seeks Closer China Ties, Shaking Up Taiwan’s Presidential Race Han Kuo-yu, the new star of the opposition Kuomintang, has galvanized older Taiwanese by pledging to roll back pension cuts and seeking closer ties to China....
18:00 2019-06-06

Foxconn picks chip-unit head for chairman, as Gou seeks Taiwan presidency Foxconn chose chip-unit boss Liu Young-way as chairman of the world's biggest electronics contract manufacturer to succeed Terry Gou, who is preparing to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next y...
10:34 2019-06-21

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to sell over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, testing China - sources The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war bet...
22:51 2019-06-05

Exclusive: U.S. pursues sale of over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, sources say, in test for China The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war bet...
08:17 2019-06-06

Taiwan and U.S. security officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have met to deepen cooperation, the government in Taipei said, the first such meeting in four decades that came amid tense relation...
07:34 2019-05-27

After Taiwan buys arms, China holds military drills on southeast coast China's military recently carried out air and naval drills along its southeast coast, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday, following the latest arms sales from the United States to self-ruled Taiwan, ...
14:00 2019-07-14

Exclusive: U.S. pursues sale of over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, sources say, angering China The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, sparking anger from Beijing which is already invol...
11:00 2019-06-06

Taiwan opposition party picks pro-China mayor for 2020 presidential race Taiwan's main opposition party on Monday picked a populist, pro-China mayor as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing....
06:17 2019-07-15

A small, but growing group of Hong Kong people find a new life in Taiwan Kitty Wong and Adolf Yim, both from Hong Kong, are finalizing work on a hostel in the southern city of Tainan that they hope will open its doors to holiday-makers next month....
12:34 2019-06-30

US imposes duties on steel from Vietnam originally produced in South Korea, Taiwan The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it would impose duties of up to 456% on certain steel produced in South Korea or Taiwan that are then shipped to Vietnam for minor processing and finally e...
07:34 2019-07-03

China rages against Bolton meeting as anti-invasion drills begin in Taiwan The Chinese government has slammed Washington for engaging with Taipei and ordered the Trump administration to cease diplomatic engagements with the island, after a highly unusual public meeting betwe...
21:34 2019-05-28

Exclusive: Foxconn plans management overhaul as Chairman Gou seeks Taiwan presidency: source Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure to get more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told...
03:51 2019-06-07

Ducky’s new limited-edition mechanical keyboard pays tribute to Taiwan’s Paiwan community Ducky, known for its popular mechanical keyboards, is based in Taiwan and today at Computex it showed off its tribute to the country’s culture: the limited-edition “Year of the Pig” 65 percent keyboar...
20:34 2019-05-29

Apple supplier Foxconn said to plan management overhaul as its chairman seeks Taiwan presidency Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure to get more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told...
11:34 2019-06-07

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan in a move that will likely anger China Getty Images The US State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on...
13:17 2019-07-09

Exclusive: Foxconn plans management overhaul as Chairman Gou seeks Taiwan presidency - source Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure to get more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told...
10:17 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-U.S. slaps duties on steel from Vietnam originally produced in South Korea, Taiwan The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it would impose duties of up to 456% on certain steel produced in South Korea or Taiwan that are then shipped to Vietnam for minor processing and finally e...
00:17 2019-07-03

Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘one country, two systems’ framework doesn’t work TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘one country, two systems’ framework doesn’t work. The post Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘...
12:00 2019-06-13

Kaohsiung mayor wins opposition party's nomination for Taiwan's 2020 presidential election: media The mayor of Taiwan's southern port city Han Kuo-yu on Monday won the opposition party's hotly contested nomination for the 2020 presidential election, domestic media said....
05:00 2019-07-15

Taiwan’s Opposition Party Picks Populist Mayor Over Former Foxconn Chief for 2020 Presidential Race (TAIPEI, Taiwan) — Taiwan’s main opposition party picked a pro-China populist mayor Monday as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing. Th...
17:34 2019-07-15

China says U.S. actions on Taiwan, South China Sea threaten stability The United States' actions on Taiwan and the South China Sea are hardly conducive to maintaining stability in the region, a senior Chinese military official said on Saturday, responding to comments by...
15:34 2019-06-01

Welcome to Taiwan's Houtong Cat Village, a village with many, many cats There are so many places in the world that it’s impossible to properly see them all in a single lifetime. How, in a world of great cities and historically important sites, natural wonders and gorgeous...
01:51 2019-05-24

This Is What Our President Likes to Do After a day of praising dictators and calling potential opponents “low IQ”, our large adult president concluded his evening by getting into a sumo wrestling ring and awarding an imposing man wearing v...
03:34 2019-05-27

The 'Great Man' President Is a Lie It is about two hours into my afternoon with David Oks and Henry Williams, the teenagers who persuaded former Senator Mike Gravel to run for president at the age of 88, when Oks, who is 18, mentions t...
18:17 2019-06-07

McConnell: 'The president’s not a racist' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday declined to single out President Donald Trump for incendiary rhetoric and racist tweets, largely blaming liberal Democrats for using heated language a...
02:34 2019-07-17

"Want President's Rule To End As Soon As Possible": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday said his administration wants the President's Rule to end in the state at the earliest but the final call on the timing of assembly elections will....
14:17 2019-05-22

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesday -- if leaders of the 28 EU member states have the...
01:00 2019-07-16

UAW president to GM: We invested in you, now invest in us The UAW and General Motors Co on Tuesday formally kicked off contract talks, with the union's president calling on the automaker to keep open plants it has slated for closure and to invest in its wor...
22:17 2019-07-16

What did the UK get out of President Trump's visit? Adam Boulton and guests assess the political impact of Donald Trump's state visit to the UK this week, after the president enjoyed the lavish hospitality of the Queen against a backdrop of protests an...
21:17 2019-06-05

Honduran president was investigated by the DEA The Southern District of New York's federal court released an 11-page-document, dated 2015, which revealed an investigation into "large-scale drug-trafficking and money laundering activities relating ...
06:34 2019-06-01

Fernando de La Rua, former President of Argentina dead at 81 Fernando de La Rua, the former president of Argentina whose term ended after he fled the presidential palace in a helicopter amid riots, passed away in a Buenos Aires hospital early Tuesday, according...
19:00 2019-07-09

H.M. Ershad, Former President of Bangladesh, Is Dead at 89 He assumed power as military chief in 1982 and declared himself president the next year. After being ousted in 1990, he was convicted on corruption charges....
02:17 2019-07-16

US Naval War College gets its 1st woman president A rear admiral who began her career as a helicopter pilot has been named the next president of the US Naval War College, the first woman to fill that role, the secretary of the Navy announced Friday....
20:34 2019-06-16

Another Joe Enters the Democratic Race for President Because the Democratic field of candidates running for president in 2020 isn’t crowded enough, former Rep. Joe Sestak of Pennsylvania has become the 24th person to jump into the race for the party’s n...
02:34 2019-06-24

Boeing vice president says sorry over crashes LE BOURGET, France — A Boeing executive is apologizing to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. Vice President Randy Tinseth told reporters at the Paris Air Sh...
10:34 2019-06-17

US Naval War College will have first female president Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield was named as the new president of the U.S. Naval War College earlier today. She will serve as the college's first female president in its 135 year history. Navy Secretary ...
00:00 2019-06-15

Ex-OU president says severing ties was best for university Former University of Oklahoma President David Boren says he initiated the termination of his contract with the school he led for 24 years because he felt a sexual misconduct probe was damaging the ins...
00:34 2019-06-14

Centre College President Retires DANVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – The president of Centre College plans to retire next year, school officials announced. John Roush announced Friday that he will retire on June 30, 2020, a year after the...
23:17 2019-05-24

New Lithuanian president against EU sanctions for Poland Lithuania’s new president, Gitanas Nauseda, has spoken out against European Union sanctions on Poland the controversial changes it has made to its judiciary...
16:34 2019-07-16

Raptors president has altercation after championship win Raptors president, Masai Ujiri, got into an altercation with an officer after the team won an NBA championship.        ...
11:51 2019-06-15

Delusional Billionaire Not Done Saying He's Running for President Welcome to another week of “Who Wants to Be a Presidential Candidate.” Today our contestant is billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer. Tom Steyer, do you want to be a presidential candidate?...
15:17 2019-07-08

Georgia president: 'Russia is our enemy' The president of Georgia has accused Russia of meddling in its internal affairs and stirring anger that led to protesters attempting to storm the Georgian parliament on Thursday....
22:17 2019-06-21

President Donald Trump arrives in the U.K. U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived in the U.K. on the first leg of a trip that will include commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day. (June 3)        ...
13:00 2019-06-03

The 6 Women Running for President Have Answers The Times asked 21 of the 22 Democratic candidates the same 18 questions. Here’s what the women had to say about some of the country’s most pressing issues....
23:00 2019-06-21

| Botswana ex-president slams successor Botswanan former president Ian Khama has accused his chosen successor of becoming an autocrat and threatening the country's reputation as a beacon of stability in Africa....
10:17 2019-06-01

Think You Can Name Every Democratic Candidate for President? Prove It In principle, it’s probably good for democracy when voters have a wide array of options at polls — assuming, that is, that they have some general sense of who the candidates are. At presen...
19:17 2019-06-03

Argentina's pre-default president de la Rua dies at 81 Fernando de la Rua, who led Argentina through a debilitating economic depression that eventually led to the country's record sovereign debt default, died on Tuesday after falling ill with heart proble...
01:51 2019-07-10

Joe Sestak becomes 25th Democrat to run for U.S. president Joe Sestak, a former member of the U.S. House from Pennsylvania and U.S. Navy admiral, has become the 25th Democratic to announce he is running for president ....
21:34 2019-06-23

De Blasio Got Their Donations. Their Votes for President? Not So Much. The Times asked donors to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s federal political action committee if he should be president. Their answers showed why he is viewed as such an outsider....
10:00 2019-05-28

President to America: Look at Big Boy Plane Mommy! President Donald Trump unveiled a series of new designs for a proposed patriotic upgrade to Air Force One’s exterior during a new interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos....
18:00 2019-06-13

CAF president free after corruption questioning "French authorities released the head of African football\u0027s ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours\u0027 questioning as part of a corruption investigation, a source at the prosecutor\u0027...
18:17 2019-06-07

President’s tweet stirs controversy TUCSON – The President’s tweets have generated a lot of controversy.  The tweets read: Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal a...
06:34 2019-06-19

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
04:51 2019-05-22

Slovakia's first female president sworn in Zuzana Caputova pledged to fight injustice and impunity in her inauguration speech. The 45-year-old is the country's first female president and the youngest person ever to be elected to the office....
18:17 2019-06-15

ESPN President: We're Going To Keep The Old Whites Happy ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro, whose biggest accomplishment since taking over the network more than a year ago has been tenderly kissing the NFL’s ass, is once again harping on the importance of stickin...
13:00 2019-05-22

U.S. President Trump speaks to UK PM candidate Johnson U.S. President Donald Trump waded into Britain's political crisis on Tuesday by telephoning Boris Johnson, the Brexit-supporting favorite to succeed outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May....
15:51 2019-06-04

Mexican president expects deal with U.S. over immigration Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday said he expects to reach a deal with the United States over immigration before Washington carries out its threat to enact punitive tariffs....
15:51 2019-06-04

MEPs to vote on first female EU Commission president The European Parliament will decide later whether or not to block the appointment of Ursula von der Leyen as the new president of the European Commission....
17:00 2019-07-16

PM Modi Calls On Vice President Naidu PM Modi reached the vice president house here to meet Mr Naidu this morning. "Shri Narendra Bhai Modi ji called on me today morning. Greeted him on being elected as the leader of NDA and the next......
16:17 2019-05-26

Sen. Amy Klobuchar reveals 100 actions she'd take in 1st 100 days as president Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar on Tuesday released a list of more than 100 actions she plans to take -- including executive orders -- within her first 100 days as president, should sh...
00:51 2019-06-19

Biden promises to end 'forever wars' as US president US presidential hopeful Joe Biden has promised to end "forever wars", including pulling most troops out of Afghanistan and ending support for the Saudi intervention in Yemen....
12:34 2019-07-12

"Not A Free Country": Ex-Pak President's Interview Abruptly Taken Off Air Pakistan's largest private broadcaster abruptly took an interview with former president Asif Ali Zardari off air shortly after it began, deepening fears of increasing censorship in a country already.....
02:17 2019-07-03

Nigeria's President Buhari sworn in for second term Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on Wednesday for a second term at the helm a country struggling with a sluggish economy and a decade-long Islamist insurgency....
13:01 2019-05-29

President Trump Is Right: The Euro Is Too Cheap, According to Most Measures U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest Twitter missive on financial markets holds water for some currency watchers. Trump said Tuesday that the euro is “devalued” against the dollar, &...
20:51 2019-06-11

24 Democrats are running for president. Voters and donors like only five of them. There are nearly as many Democrats running for president as there are days in July. With so many choices to choose from, you might be wondering how potential Democratic primary voters are wading throu...
19:17 2019-07-19

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as the presiden...
21:51 2019-05-23

Michigan State University names new president A medical researcher who has led Stony Brook University in New York for nearly a decade will be the next president of Michigan State University in the wake of the most extensive sexual abuse scandal i...
00:51 2019-05-29

European Parliament begins voting for new president With many MEPs voicing their disapproval over the nominations for the bloc's top four posts, it remains to be seen whether lawmakers will follow the recommendation of EU leaders when picking the assem...
11:17 2019-07-03

Nigerian ambassador is next UN General Assembly president UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Members of the United Nations General Assembly have chosen the Nigerian ambassador to the world body as its next president. They elected Tijjani Muhammad-Bande (teeh-JAH’-n...
22:51 2019-06-04

Ukraine's new president commits to EU, NATO membership Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy intends to keep Ukraine "on the path of European and Euro-Atlantic integration." He also said he is ready to negotiate with Russia to end the war in Eastern Ukr...
22:34 2019-06-04

Barca president gives Valverde vote of confidence "Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has reiterated his support for manager Ernesto Valverde despite their shock Champions League exit to Liverpool."...
23:34 2019-05-23

It’s a Question No One Says They Want to Ask. But the Women Running for President Keep Hearing It. As female candidates climb in the polls and dominate the debates, Democrats are still grappling with the strangely enduring inquiry: “Can a woman win?”...
11:34 2019-07-03

Chief During Turmoil at Children’s Hospital May Be Next UNC President Dr. William Roper led the UNC Health Care system, which is being investigated over concerns about its pediatric heart surgery program during his tenure....
20:17 2019-07-05

President Trump Thinks the Navy Is Trying Too Hard Donald Trump did a bizarre thing aboard the USS Wasp on Tuesday. After wishing the sailors “a very Happy Memorial Day,” the President conducted an impromptu poll, asking the crowd who preferred steam-...
23:51 2019-05-28

Mexican president says he would like to disband the nation's army Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he would like to disband the army and put national security in the hands of the new National Guard militarized police force, though he reco...
17:34 2019-07-01

Queen Elizabeth II, President Trump at D-Day event Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and U.S. President Donald Trump have arrived in Portsmouth for D-Day celebrations.        ...
17:17 2019-06-05

Mauritania’s constitutional council confirms new president NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) —   Mauritania’s constitutional council has confirmed Mohamed Ould Ghazouani as the country’s president-elect. The council announced Monday that Ould Ghazouania...
16:51 2019-07-01

Joe Sestak becomes the 25th Democrat running for president Then there were 25. Joe Sestak, a former congressman from Pennsylvania and Navy admiral, became the latest Democrat to join the crowd of 2020 presidential hopefuls. The 67-year-old in a statement post...
01:51 2019-06-24

Nancy Pelosi says she wants to see President Trump ‘in prison’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would like to see President Trump “in prison” during a contentious meeting with senior Democrats over whether to launch impeachment proceedings, a repor...
05:01 2019-06-06

French President Macron thanks D-Day veterans in English During the D-Day 75th anniversary ceremony, French President Emmanuel Macron said "we know what we owe" to World War II veterans.        ...
20:34 2019-06-06

The Latest: Pakistan arrests ex-President Zardari ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in Pakistani politics (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Pakistan’s anti-graft body has arrested former President Asif Ali Zardari, widower of assassinated ...
14:51 2019-06-10

UPDATE 2-Tianqi says happy 'for now' with stake in SQM -president Tianqi Lithium Corp is happy for now with its stake in rival SQM and is working to deepen business ties with the Chilean lithium producer, the Chinese company's president said on Monday....
19:51 2019-06-10

Great, Now the President is Tossing the Word 'Treason' Around Again By now, we’re all familiar with the usual timeline of a Donald Trump tweet: pundit says something inflammatory on Fox News, Trump watches it on TV, then tweets about it a few hours later. This is almo...
08:00 2019-05-28

Iran will not wage war against any nation: Iranian president Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions betwe...
15:51 2019-06-18

Ousted Sudan president to be sent for trial soon, prosecutor says Sudan's chief prosecutor said on Saturday that ousted President Omar al-Bashir would be sent for trial soon on corruption charges related to his three decades in power....
18:34 2019-06-15

The Latest: Naval War College president steps down PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation at the U.S. Naval War College (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The president of the U.S. Naval War College says he is stepping down. The announceme...
18:51 2019-06-10

PSG president under investigation in IAAF corruption case Nasser al-Khelaifi is a suspect in French inquiry into bids for athletics World ChampionshipsParis Saint-Germain’s president, Nasser al-Khelaifi, has been placed under investigation for alleged corrup...
19:00 2019-05-23

Polish businessman requests pardon from president WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish newspaper says a businessman who had fled the country for Spain after being sentenced to a 2-1/2-year prison term for illegally eavesdropping on politicians has asked to...
14:51 2019-06-10

"India On Way To Become Fifth Largest Economy": President To Parliament Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government in its second term will implement more economic reforms, raise investment in the farm sector, provide collateral-free loans to entrepreneurs and further......
14:17 2019-06-20

‘You Need to Do Better for Everyone,’ Megan Rapinoe Tells President Trump Soccer star Megan Rapinoe urged President Donald Trump “to do better for everyone,” criticizing his Make America Great Again message for “excluding people,” as she spoke out in...
16:17 2019-07-10

Barca president: Neymar wants to leave PSG - but they don't want to sell him "Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has said his club are aware that Neymar wants to leave Paris St Germain to return to the La Liga champions but the French club are reluctant to sell the Brazi...
21:34 2019-07-05

Mauritanians to vote for new president, but status quo likely to prevail For the first time in 59 years of independence, Mauritanians will vote on Saturday for a successor to a democratically-elected president, though a government insider campaigning on a message of contin...
04:00 2019-06-22

The Latest: Boeing vice president says sorry over crashes LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The Latest on the Paris Air Show (all times local): 9:55 a.m. A Boeing executive is apologizing to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiop...
10:17 2019-06-17