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Taiwan's Lai combined with Trump 'nightmare scenario' for China: Analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The possibility of Donald Trump securing a second term as U.S. president combined with Lai Ching-te (賴清德) as Taiwan’s president represents a “nightmare scenari...

Jimmy Lai case puts Hong Kong's legal system on trial

Jimmy Lai, one of Hong Kong's most high-profile pro-democracy figures, has pleaded not guilty to charges of "sedition and collusion with foreign forces" in a landmark trial that symboliz...

Hong Kong tycoon Lai pleads not guilty in landmark security trial

Hong Kong tycoon and pro-democracy advocate Jimmy Lai pleaded not guilty on Tuesday in his landmark trial, where he is accused of endangering China's national security, as prosecutors laid out det...

Gold bars, cash-stuffed envelopes: New indictment of Sen. Menendez alleges vast corruption

NEW YORK (AP) — Powerful Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey was charged Friday with secretly aiding the authoritarian government of Egypt and trying to thwart the criminal prosecution of a friend in exch...

Secret records: Government says Marine's adoption of Afghan orphan seen as abduction, must be undone

The U.S. government has warned a Virginia judge that allowing an American Marine to keep an Afghan war orphan risks violating international law and could be viewed around the world as “endorsing an ac...

Mike Pompeo to be the keynote speaker at the American Mediterranean Investment Forum (AMIF) in Greece on September 27th

The forum is organized by the Joseph Sassoon Group, a privately held investment management firm with deep expertise in the Mediterranean region.NEW YORK, US - Media OutReach - 28 August 2023 - The A...

Tim Scott will share the spotlight at massive South Carolina campaign event headlined by DeSantis

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Just a few days after the first GOP presidential debate of the 2024 cycle, two of the contenders will be hitting the same stage in front of the largest annual gathering of Republ...

What's behind the tentative US-Iran agreement involving prisoners and frozen funds

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United States and Iran reached a tentative agreement this week that will eventually see five detained Americans in Iran and an unknown number of Iranians impriso...

DeSantis will headline a barbecue billed as South Carolina Republicans' largest annual gathering

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is scheduled to headline next month a barbecue billed as South Carolina's largest annual gathering of Republicans. This centerpiece appear...

Propaganda tool? Bargaining chip? What North Korea may have in mind for Travis King

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — What will North Korea do about the first U.S. soldier in decades to flee into its territory? Its official media have yet to mention Pvt. Travis King, there's l...

A look at other Americans who have crossed into North Korea over the years

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. and U.S.-led United Nations Command say they are working to resolve the situation involving a U.S. soldier who ran into North Korea at a border village. The incident...

US soldier who fled to North Korea had served 2 months in South Korea prison on assault charge

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An American soldier who had served nearly two months in a South Korean prison, fled across the heavily armed border into North Korea, U.S. officials said Tuesday, becoming th...

The Republican presidential field is largely set. Here are takeaways on where the contest stands

NEW YORK (AP) — After a trio of new announcements this week, the Republican Party's 2024 presidential field is all but set. A handful of stragglers may jump in later, but as of now there...

China refuses entry to Taiwan People’s Party lawmaker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) Legislator Lai Hsiang-ling (賴香伶) on Wednesday (May 10) demanded an explanation from Bejing’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) as to why ...

New wave of GOP candidates poised to join 2024 campaign

NEW YORK (AP) — The opening phase of the Republican presidential primary has largely centered on the escalating collision between former President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. ...