Pompeo: Resist China's demands to repatriate fleeing Uighurs

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — America's top diplomat says Central Asian nations should reject Chinese demands to repatriate ethnic minorities to China, where they face repression. Secretary ...

Davis Cup Results

ZONAL GROUPS I Winners to 2020 Qualifiers Europe/Africa ...

Russia invites China, India and others to intl. war games in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Russia is preparing to host a series of international war games known as the Tsentr (Center) Strategic Command and Staff Drills next month from Sept. 16-21. China’s ...

Four players banned for life by Asian Football Confederation

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Asian Football Confederation has banned four players for life for attempting to fix matches in the AFC Cup in 2017 and 2018. The AFC said Friday tha...

Mongolia awaits star players in 2022 World Cup qualifying

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — European glamor teams such as Manchester United and Real Madrid do not visit Mongolia on lucrative preseason tours, but this oft-forgotten Asian soccer outpost is about to...

North and South Korea to meet in 2022 World Cup qualifiers

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea and South Korea have been drawn together in an Asian qualifying group for soccer's 2022 World Cup. The Korean neighbors will play each other...

Draw for the Asian qualifying groups for the 2022 World Cup

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Draw made Wednesday for the second round of Asian qualifying for the 2022 World Cup, and 2023 Asian Cup: Group A_China, Syria, Philippines, Maldives, Gu...

Russian track coach admits to breaking doping ban

MOSCOW (AP) — A top Russian track coach has admitted breaking his life ban for doping offenses. Vladimir Kazarin, who once coached Olympic gold medalist Maria Savinova and the athlet...

Russia starts army drills to respond to Central Asia threats

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military has launched a massive exercise to simulate a response to possible security threats in Central Asia. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said the five-d...

Islamic State expands reach in Afghanistan, threatening West

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group has lost its caliphate in Syria and Iraq, but in the forbidding mountains of northeastern Afghanistan the group is expanding its footprint, recrui...

TaiwanWarmPower FB page disses China’s foreign minister for bullying

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China’s State Councilor and Foreign Minister, Wang Yi (王毅) described the United States as an “economic bully” when speaking to reporters in Kyrgyzstan on Wedn...

The Latest: Official: Beijing open to trade talks with US

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the United States and China (all times local): 6:10 p.m. China's foreign ministry says the country is open to re...

China seeks Asian neighbors' support in trade fight with US

BEIJING (AP) — China is seeking to support from some of its Asian neighbors and Russia in its escalating tariff fight with the U.S. Speaking Wednesday at a meeting of the Shanghai Co...

Islamic State militants riot in Tajik prison, dozens dead

Convicted Islamic State (IS) militants detained in a high-security prison in the Tajik city of Vakhdat killed three guards and five fellow prisoners, the country's justice ministry said on Monday....

Putin: Belt and Road fits with Eurasian Economic Union goals

BEIJING (AP) — China's Belt and Road infrastructure initiative meshes perfectly with the goals of the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday. ...