Taiwanese YouTuber posts open letter to WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A popular Taiwanese YouTuber on Monday (Feb. 10) issued an open letter to the World Health Organization (WHO) calling on it to allow Taiwan to enter the organization at le...

Canada's humble star Sinclair gets pushed into spotlight

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Christine Sinclair says she's sorry she hasn't gotten back to all the well-wishers who reached out after she set the international goals record. Canada's veter...

Petition demanding resignation of WHO head nears quarter-million signatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A petition demanding the resignation of the World Health Organization's (WHO) director-general has garnered nearly a quarter of a million signatures as people around t...

Ukraine: Recordings show Iran knew jetliner hit by a missile

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A leaked recording of an exchange between an Iranian air-traffic controller and an Iranian pilot purports to show that authorities immediately knew a missile had downed a Ukrainia...

White House petition supporting Taiwan’s entry into WHO passes threshold in 3 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A White House petition calling on the U.S. government to support Taiwan’s joining the World Health Organization (WHO) surpassed the required threshold of 100,000 sig...

Taiwan thanks Japan, Canada for backing WHO bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday (Jan. 30) thanked the leaders of Japan and Canada for supporting Taiwan's inclusion in the World Health Org...

EU backs Taiwan's inclusion in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the China coronavirus spreads globally and after Canada and Japan expressed support for Taiwan's participation in the World Health Organization (WHO), the European ...

China seeks to subvert global order using growing clout in international bodies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has been securing roles in multiple international organizations in an attempt to disrupt global order and jeopardize rule-based institutions, said a Taiwanese politi...

Venezuela's Guaidó angles for Trump meeting at end of trip

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó wraps up an international tour with a rally in Miami on Super Bowl weekend with the looming question whether the opposition leader ca...

Infantino congratulates Canada's Sinclair for goals record

FIFA President Gianni Infantino congratulated Canadian Christine Sinclair for setting the overall international goals record among both men and women during an Olympic soccer qualifying match. ...

Canada's Trudeau supports Taiwan involvement in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After dodging the question on Tuesday (Jan. 28), Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau finally agreed on Wednesday (Jan. 29) that Taiwan should be allowed to participate ...

Canada's Sinclair sets goal record in Olympic qualifier

EDINGURG, Texas (AP) — Christine Sinclair scored twice to pass Abby Wambach for the international goals record among both men and women, and Canada defeated Saint Kitts and Nevis 11-0 on Wednesday in ...

Venezuela's opposition leader looks for backing in Canada

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's foreign minister welcomed Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó for meetings in Ottawa on Monday as part of an international push to reignite international support for his f...

Downing of jet in Iran reveals Islamic Republic's wider woes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Ukrainian jetliner stood ready for takeoff at Iran's main international airport bound for Kyiv, packed with passengers and so many bags on one of the cheapest ro...

Canada prime minister to welcome Venezuela opposition leader

TORONTO (AP) — Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaidó will visit Canada on Monday as part of an international tour aimed at bolstering support for his challenge to socialist leader Nicolás Maduro. ...