On Portland's streets: Anger, fear, and a fence that divides

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The party at the Salmon Street Springs fountain, a riverfront landmark in the heart of Portland, was just getting started. Dozens of drummers beat out entranci...

Lebanon looks to China as US, Arabs refuse to help in crisis

BEIRUT (AP) — Facing a worsening economic crisis and with little chance of Western or oil-rich Arab countries providing assistance without substantial reforms, Lebanon’s cash-strapped government is lo...

Taiwan's coronavirus response can propel nation forward

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) has been a worldwide disaster that began in China but was beaten in Taiwan, prompting a reevaluation of the two countries in the internati...

Indian academic encourages closer Taiwan-India ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will benefit from closer engagement with India in the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) as President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) embarks on her second term, according to a...

Zimbabwe's president meets visiting Chinese foreign minister

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa praised his country's relations with China on Monday, after meeting the Asian giant’s foreign minister Wang Yi, who was visiting as part...

China's foreign minister heads to Zimbabwe on Africa tour

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — China’s foreign minister is to arrive in Zimbabwe Saturday as part of a five-nation tour of Africa that seeks to promote the Asian giant's economic and political interests on t...

How PM Modi changed the face of Indian foreign policy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not have any foreign policy experience prior to his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) taking over the reins of the country following a remarkable general election vi...

How PM Modi changed the face of Indian foreign policy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not have any foreign policy experience prior to his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) taking over the reins of the country following a remarkable general election vi...

India should bolster Taiwan ties to frustrate China’s aggressive designs

In 2014-15, both India and Taiwan elected new leaders, projected as harbingers of change, to overhaul their respective economies and international standing. With China challenging India’s positi...

Leonard and retooled Raptors hope to challenge for NBA title

TORONTO (AP) — There's a lot on the line for Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors this season. A two-time NBA defensive player of the year, Leonard is eager to show he's healthy aga...

China's New Silk Road faces resistance from India, partners

China's Belt and Road Initiative, also known as the New Silk Road project, has been featured prominently in the media ever since President Xi Jinping initiated the program in 2013. China has been ...

China's deep ties to Zimbabwe could grow after Mugabe era

HONG KONG (AP) — Under Robert Mugabe's decades-long rule over Zimbabwe, China grew into one of the African nation's biggest investors, trading partners and diplomatic allies. Now, as...

India has refined its 'Look East' policy to 'Act East' policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an article released by the Diplomat, experts have pointed out India's new "Act East" policy is aimed at serving as a leverage over China. The policy which has ...

Syria opposition told to come to terms with Assad's survival

BEIRUT (AP) — As Damascus reverses military losses in much of the country's strategically important west, and foreign states cut support for rebel forces, diplomats from Washington to Riyadh are askin...

The Latest: Reports say shell hits Syrian fair

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 2:35 p.m. Social media activists and a local journalist say a shell has hit Syria's fi...