The Latest: Romania detains 14 Syrian, Iraqi migrants

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on migration issues in Europe (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Romanian border police have detained 14 Syrian and Iraqi migrants in western Ro...

The Latest: German court rules in Syrian refugee status case

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The Latest on migration issues in Europe (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A Berlin court says that Syrians who have fled their homelands to av...

Romania detains 6 Syrian migrants on way to Schengen zone

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian border police say they have detained and questioned six Syrian migrants who are suspected of illegally trying to leave Romania and head to the Schengen zone. ...

Taiwan expands conditional visa-free entry for Filipinos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --Taiwan has decided to expand conditional visa-free privileges for Philippine visitors after it postponed a plan to provide Filipinos with visa-free entry, according to Taiwan...

Visa-free entry for Filipino citizens postponed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s offer of visa-free access for Philippine citizens has been postponed, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Friday, but it would not say for how ...

EU official: Romania's membership brings peace, stability

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's membership in the European Union has brought "peace and stability to our continent," the European Commission's president said Thursday, adding there should not be a...

Kosovo government loses no-confidence vote, coalition fails

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo's government on Wednesday lost a no-confidence vote, setting the scene for an early election following months of political deadlock over a border demarcation deal that c...

US pledges support for Kosovo, European Union hopes

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The Latest on the no-confidence vote on Kosovo's government (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The U.S. embassy in Pristina has called on Kosovo's...

US pledges support for Kosovo, European Union hopes

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The Latest on the no-confidence vote on Kosovo's government (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The U.S. embassy in Pristina has called on Kosovo's...

Visa-free treatment for Filipinos may be delayed by a month or two: ministry

Taipei, May 8 -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Monday it has no idea when a plan to give Filipino tourists visa-free treatment will be implemented after a media outlet in Manila said it ...

US calls on Kosovo to ratify border deal with Montenegro

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The United States on Monday called on Kosovo's political parties to ratify a border demarcation deal with neighboring Montenegro, saying the delay is damaging the Balkan state'...

Visa-free entry for Filipino citizens may be postponed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s offer of visa-free access for Philippine citizens may have to be postponed by one to two months due to “technical problems,” Chairman of the Manila Ec...

Taiwan ranked 7th-best non-OIC destination for Muslim travelers

Kuala Lumpur, May 6 (CNA)--Taiwan ranked as the seventh best destination for Muslim travelers outside the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states in 2017, according to an annual report...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most wildly popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. AP checked these out; ...

EU rules out suspension of US, Canada visa-waivers

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says it has decided not to suspend visa-free travel arrangements with the United States and Canada given good progress made on resolving the standoff. ...