Liberal Democracy or Communist Totalitarianism: the battle for Taiwan's future has already begun

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Some have said that Chinese telecom companies may put private data at risk, not only Huawei, but any Chinese smartphone manufacturer. This is why Taiwan and other nations ...

The time is right for Canada to switch diplomatic recognition from Communist China to Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- It is not often that a country’s ambassadorial changes make headlines around the world. However, the revelation on Jan. 27 that Canada had effectively sacked its Chine...

Cruz, O'Rourke both see Texas victories in differing visions

RICHMOND, Texas (AP) — Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke are of differing minds as to whether demographic shifts have changed Texas enough to send a Democrat to the U.S. Senate. Cruz, the G...

Steve Bannon still expected to speak at Economist festival

NEW YORK (AP) — Steve Bannon's invitation to speak at a festival hosted by The Economist is still on. The magazine announced Tuesday that Bannon would be speaking, as scheduled, duri...

Taiwan will not yield to China’s pressure: president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will never bend to Chinese pressure and revert from its democratic way of life, and will continue to contribute to regional stability, said President Tsai Ing-wen (...

U.S. congressmen back Taiwan as airlines cave in to China's demand

Washington, July 25 (CNA) Several members of the United States Congress on Wednesday expressed objection to China's demand that American air carriers stop listing Taiwan as a country on their webs...

China orders crackdown on large outdoor religious statues

BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party has ordered local governments to better regulate the construction of large outdoor religious statues amid increasing restrictions on religious e...

The Latest: Dallas voter backs Valdez with some 'hesitation'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on primary runoff elections in Texas (all times local): 12:30 p.m. A 58-year-old legal secretary says she cast her vote for Lupe Val...

Liberal 'resistance warriors' learning how to win election

WASHINGTON (AP) — The "resistance warriors" are coming. Hundreds of liberal candidates, most running in state and municipal elections this fall, are streaming into Washington this we...

Canada-China trade deal: Is Ottawa selling out its democratic values?

() -- According to the Xinhua News Agency, a senior Chinese official had a favorable reception last month when he visited Ottawa to try to reframe the stalled trade talks with Canada. China’s...

AP Interview: Ksenia Sobchak makes Russian election glitter

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin's top foe in next month's election isn't a candidate; it's public apathy. But he has one rival who could draw voters to the polls: the ...

92-year old former Malaysian leader is opposition’s choice for interim Prime Minister  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Malaysia's longest-serving prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad has been chosen to run for the general election by the country's opposition alliance, the Independent r...

Demonization of Soros recalls old anti-Semitic conspiracies

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — In most nations, having a billionaire financier and philanthropist would be a source of great pride, a person many elected officials would want to cozy up to. N...

BC-EU--Europe Coverage,ADVISORY, EU

Here's a look at stories The Associated Press plans to cover in Europe from Saturday, May 13, to Monday, May 15. Questions about coverage plans can be directed to the Europe Desk at eurdesk@ap.org. ...

Trump praises Macron for 'big win' in France's election

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is offering praise and congratulations to centrist Emmanuel Macron, who was elected as France's youngest president ever. Trump described Macr...