The committee of the first Harmony & Synergy & World Peace International Forum established as a warm-up

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 28 September 2020 - Taiwan's First Harmony & Synergy & World Peace International Forum was scheduled to be held in 2020, but it could not be held as scheduled...

Xi’s carbon-neutral pledge doesn't stand up to scrutiny

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Chinese dictator Xi Jinping (習近平) was given a platform at the UN General Assembly last week to whitewash his regime's culpability for the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic...

Belarus tells UN sanctions would be 'harmful for everyone'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Belarus' foreign minister warned Western nations Saturday against imposing sanctions over the country's disputed presidential election and crackdown on protesters, saying their e...

The U.S. reckoning on race, seen through other nations' eyes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — It's not only in the United States where protests against racial injustice are part of the national conversation. A handful of America's critics have taken note too,...

North Macedonia: Roma protest against police brutality

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Hundreds of Roma protested against police brutality in North Macedonia's second-largest city Saturday. Chanting “No justice, no peace” and “Justice fo...

Reports: Car bomb kills 7 in northeastern Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — A car bomb killed at least seven civilians in a Turkish-controlled area of northeastern Syria on Saturday, Syria's state-run news agency and a war monitor reported. SA...

At UN, India vows to help produce virus vaccine for world

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged to help the world produce and deliver potential coronavirus vaccines while making no mention Saturday of the heavy toll the pandemic h...

Scores arrested in protest against Belarus' president

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Hundreds of women calling for the authoritarian president to step down protested in Belarus’ capital on Saturday, continuing the large demonstrations that have rocked the country ...

Belarus: Scores of women arrested in anti-Lukashenko protest

Hundreds of women joined a protest in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, on Saturday to renew calls for President Alexander Lukashenko to step down. Police arrested more than 80 demonstrators, as well as...

Thousands protest COVID-19 restrictions in central London

LONDON (AP) — Thousands gathered Saturday at London's Trafalgar Square to protest lockdowns and social distancing rules imposed to slow the spread of COVID-19. London’s Metropolitan ...

Oslo Freedom Forum advocates for freedom against tyranny

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Activists at the 2020 Oslo Freedom Forum once again advocated for liberty this week by talking about their experience countering authoritarianism. The forum was held on...

US congressman urges end to 'morally bankrupt and failed one China policy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Congressman Tom Tiffany, who on Sept. 16 introduced a bill calling for the resumption of formal relations with Taiwan, on Thursday (Sept. 24) published an op-ed e...

He's not running, but Morales looms large in Bolivia vote

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Even in exile, Evo Morales looms over Bolivia’s election next month. National rifts that contributed to chaos in Bolivia in 2019 threaten to destabilize the Oc...

US senators demand action after AP exposes palm oil abuses

Lawmakers said Friday that the U.S. government needs to ban the import of products made with child or forced labor after an Associated Press investigation found widespread exploitation in the palm oil...

El Salvador's next US envoy met Trump at Miss Universe

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's next ambassador to Washington is someone President Donald Trump might remember from his days as a beauty pageant boss. A photo circulat...