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France's Macron appoints new government for 2nd term

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron announced a new-look Cabinet on Friday, with a new foreign minister part of the reshuffled line-up behind France’s first female prime minister in 30 years...

Germany promises G7 show of unity against Russia as ministers meet

WEISSENHAUS, Germany, May 13 (Reuters) - Foreign ministers from the G7 group of rich nations aim to give what Germany called a "powerful sign of unity" as they meet on Friday to discuss the ...

Germany and partners pledge €695 million to Moldova to assist with Ukraine refugees

Germany said on Tuesday that donors had pledged €695 million ($762 million) to Moldova as the country deals with an influx of refugees from neighboring Ukraine. The announcement came during a jo...

Live updates | Ukraine's leader asks help in Grammys video

LAS VEGAS — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has appeared in a video at the Grammy Awards asking for support in telling the story of Ukraine's invasion by Russia. During the m...

Live updates | Red Cross: Team could not reach Mariupol

GENEVA — The International Committee of the Red Cross says a team intending to help people leave the besieged city of Mariupol was unable to reach the port city on Friday. The Red C...

Live updates: Officials clarify Biden's comment

BERLIN -- German Chancellor Olaf Scholz says that neither NATO nor U.S. President Joe Biden aim to bring about regime change in Russia. Biden said of Russian President Vladimir Putin...

EU envoy in Tehran amid hopes to restore nuclear agreement

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A leading European Union diplomat held talks in Tehran on Sunday, Iran's state-run media reported, amid hopes that an agreement to restore Iran’s tattered nuclear deal with world p...

Macron keeps an open line to Putin as war in Ukraine rages

NICE, France (AP) — While most of the world is shunning President Vladimir Putin over Russia's invasion of Ukraine, one of the few leaders keeping an open line of communication is French President Em...

Ukraine: Zelenskyy rejects rumors he has fled country — as it happened

Russian 'spies and saboteurs' entered the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, according to Mayor Vitali Klitschko The EU, UK and US imposed massive sanctions on Russia, with Brussels targeting Putin a...

France releases Indo-Pacific strategy report calling Taiwan 'key partner' following forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The French foreign ministry released an Indo-Pacific strategy report naming Taiwan as one of its key partners on the same day the French Presidency of the Council of the E...

West unveils sanctions with more ready if Russia carries out full-scale Ukraine invasion

Western nations on Tuesday punished Russia with new sanctions for ordering troops into separatist regions of eastern Ukraine and threatened to go further if Moscow launched an all-out invasion of its ...

The Latest: UN chief: biggest global peace crisis in years

The Latest on the Russia-Ukraine crisis: UNITED NATIONS -- The United Nations chief says the world is facing “the biggest global peace and security crisis in recent years” and is cal...

EU forum puts crucial Indo-Pacific region squarely on radar

PARIS (AP) — Foreign ministers from Indo-Pacific nations attended a Paris conference Tuesday aimed at bringing the region, an important partner for trade and exports, squarely into Europe’s focus in a...

Taiwan Strait peace is international consensus: Foreign ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Maintaining Taiwan Strait stability to ensure peace in the Indo-Pacific is the international consensus, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Tuesday (Feb. 22). ...

France condemns Chinese aggression in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has slammed China’s attempts to change the status quo in the Taiwan Strait. In a recent interview with Nikkei, Le Drian...