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  • Directory of Taiwan

'Meaningful participation' = unequal participation

In October, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken issued a press statement that said, "We encourage all UN Member States to join us in supporting Taiwan’s robust, meaningful participation ...

Torture claims filed against new Interpol leader from UAE

PARIS (AP) — The French lawyer for a jailed human rights defender in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday filed a torture complaint against the new president of Interpol, Maj. Gen. Ahmed Nasser al-Rais...

'Golden passports': EU looks to suspend Vanuatu from visa-free travel list

The European Commission on Wednesday proposed suspending visa-free travel between the bloc and the South Pacific nation of Vanuatu. The move, which would be a global first, is aimed at curbing the pra...

Argentina protests Iranian suspect at Nicaragua event

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The presence of a senior Iranian official at the investiture of Nicaragua’s president has angered Argentina, which alleges the official was involved in the 1994 bombing ...

US arrests, charges suspect in Haitian president slaying

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. government announced Tuesday that it charged one of the main suspects in the killing of Haitian president Jovenel Moïse as it unsealed a complaint that revealed federal authoriti...

American ex-priest in East Timor found guilty of sex abuse

OECUSSE, East Timor (AP) — A defrocked American priest accused of sexually abusing orphaned and disadvantaged young girls under his care in East Timor was found guilty Tuesday and sentenced to 12 year...

Taiwan's Tsai urges unity against rising authoritarianism

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Addressing a group of visiting French lawmakers, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen called Wednesday for greater unity among democratic nations in the face of rising authoritariani...

Albania: Convicted former prosecutor arrested in Italy

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s former chief prosecutor has been arrested in Italy following his conviction for hiding money from illegally owned properties, police reported Monday. ...

Dutch House of Representatives shows support for Taiwan with passing of two resolutions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday (Dec. 1) thanked the Dutch House of Representatives for passing two pro-Taiwan resolutions the previous day. MOFA po...

Celtics' Freedom calls becoming US citizen 'unforgettable'

BOSTON (AP) — Enes Freedom will now be linked forever to a word he says he fought for his entire life. The Boston Celtics center changed his name from Enes Kanter to Enes Kanter Free...

11 countries voice support for Taiwan's participation in Interpol

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday (Nov. 26) expressed gratitude to the multiple countries who support Taiwan’s inclusion in Interpol. At this year&...

Germany: Interpol chief must respect rule of law

BERLIN (AP) — The German government said Friday that Interpol's new president, like all officials at the international law enforcement body, must act in accordance with the rule of law, and played dow...

Interpol elects UAE official as president despite rights groups' concerns

ISTANBUL, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Global police agency Interpol elected Emirati Inspector General Ahmed Nasser Al-Raisi as its president on Thursday, despite accusations from rights groups that he failed t...

Interpol elects United Arab Emirates official as president

ISTANBUL (AP) — Interpol on Thursday elected a contentious official from the United Arab Emirates as its new president during the international law enforcement body’s annual General Assembly held in I...

Official from United Arab Emirates accused by human rights groups of torture elected as head of Interpol

ISTANBUL (AP) — Official from United Arab Emirates accused by human rights groups of torture elected as head of Interpol.