Analysis: Iran frets over US vote it insists doesn't matter

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Top officials in Iran say the upcoming U.S. election doesn't matter, but nearly everyone else there seems to be holding their breath. The race for...

Iran mandates masks as public shrugs off resurgent virus

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Sunday instituted mandatory mask-wearing as fears mount over newly spiking reported deaths from the coronavirus, even as its public increasingly shrugs off the danger of th...

Taiwan launches online program showcasing nation's performing arts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As New York emerges from a three-month lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Taipei Cultural Center in New York has launched an online showcase celebrating Taiwan...

Iran opens up as economic woes trump virus infection fears

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Monday began opening intercity highways and major shopping centers to stimulate its sanctions-choked economy, gambling that it has brought under control its coronavirus out...