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Whistleblower: As Afghanistan fell, UK abandoned supporters

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Foreign Office abandoned many of the nation’s allies in Afghanistan and left them to the mercy of the Taliban during the fall of the capital, Kabul, because of a dysfunctional ...

Chinese state media 'relieved' US officials will not 'bring virus to Beijing Olympics'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state media has reacted with indignation to news that the Biden administration is proceeding with a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics. The White House ...

Slovenian parliamentarians call for Taiwan's inclusion in Interpol

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A number of members of the Slovenian National Assembly on Wednesday (Nov. 24) signed a letter supporting Taiwan’s inclusion in the International Criminal Police Orga...

Ties with Taiwan easier than most countries think

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Watching a parliamentary committee meeting from a foreign country is not everyone’s cup of tea, especially when it runs to nearly two-and-a-half hours. However...

71 congressmen back Taiwan's participation in Interpol

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 71 U.S. congressmen from both major political parties earlier this month signed a letter calling on Taiwan to participate in the coming General Assembly meeting...

US urged to help more people escape Taliban-led Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — A coalition of organizations working to evacuate people who could be targeted by the Taliban rulers in Afghanistan appealed Monday for more assistance from the U.S. government and ot...

China bill including much-needed chips funding stalled in US Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sweeping legislation to boost U.S. competitiveness with China and fund much-needed semiconductor production passed the Senate with bipartisan support in June, but has stalled in...

Time to move past Beijing's unrighteous indignation over Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Just about every time Taiwan engages with the outside world, there is a phrase that pops up in Western media coverage: “In a move likely to anger Beijing...&rdquo...

Race to lead Merkel's party in German opposition takes shape

BERLIN (AP) — A former German environment minister and outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff both announced that they will run for the leadership of Merkel's center-right party on Friday ...

Australian parliamentarian calls for relations with Taiwan, end to 'One China' policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The chair of the Australian Senate’s foreign affairs committee has called for "full diplomatic relations" with Taiwan. In an interview with an Australia...

State Dept. urges investigation of Myanmar military torture

SYDNEY (AP) — The U.S. State Department expressed outrage and demanded an investigation on Friday after The Associated Press reported that Myanmar’s military has been torturing detainees in a systemic...

US Congress blasts China for misusing Resolution 2758 against Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members from the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives issued statements on Monday (Oct. 25) castigating Beijing’s arbitrary interpretation of a U.N. resolution t...

Letter to Editor: Taiwan's recall vote against Chen Po-wei should cause concern

Ever since the Kuomintang's (KMT) former Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) lost his job after being voted out by nearly 940,000 recall votes, his supporters, collectively known as "Han Fans,&q...

China cries foul at EU report backing closer Taiwan ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China on Thursday (Oct. 21) lashed out at the European Parliament for "obstinately adopting" a report that calls for closer relations between the EU and Taiwan. ...

European Commission VP underscores importance of Taiwan Strait peace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Executive Vice President of the European Commission Margrethe Vestager delivered a pro-Taiwan speech during a European Parliament plenary meeting discussing a report on EU...