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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.

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...

Interpol adopts resolution to fight online child abuse

ISTANBUL (AP) — Interpol member countries are calling on nations to urge local online end-to-end encryption providers “to take responsibility” and design products with the aim of protecting children a...

Dutch legislators support Taiwan’s Interpol bid in landslide vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Dutch House of Representatives passed a proposal calling for the government to support Taiwan’s participation in the International Criminal Police Organization (...

Interpol holds meeting in Istanbul to elect new president

ISTANBUL (AP) — Interpol kicked off its annual meeting in Istanbul on Tuesday to discuss security threats and crime trends as well as to hold a closely-watched election for the international police bo...

Interpol election raises rights concerns about fair policing

PARIS (AP) — Human rights groups and Western lawmakers are warning that Interpol’s powerful network of global police officers could end up under the sway of authoritarian governments, as the world pol...

Wife of jailed ex-Interpol chief says friend risks same fate

LYON, France (AP) — The wife of the former Interpol president who disappeared in Beijing in 2018 and was imprisoned says she fears that a similar fate could await China's latest candidate for a role w...

EXPLAINER: What drives high-profile disappearances in China

BEIJING (AP) — The disappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai in China following her accusation of sexual assault against a former top Communist Party official has shined a spotlight on similar cases inv...

EXPLAINER: What drives high-profile disappearances in China

BEIJING (AP) — The disappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai in China following her accusation of sexual assault against a former top Communist Party official has shined a spotlight on similar cas...