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Jamaica arrests ex-Haiti senator sought in leader's slaying

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti's National Police said Saturday that a former senator who is a prominent suspect in the July 7 killing of President Jovenel Moïse has been arrested in Jamaica. ...

Taiwan vows to ensure price stability ahead of Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government is embarking on a multi-pronged approach to reining in price increases prior to the Lunar New Year. From December, a task force has been carrying out spo...

Prosecutors question chief of northeast Taiwan's Yilan County

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prosecutors questioned Yilan County Commissioner Lin Tzu-miao (林姿妙) after raiding 30 locations in connection with the county government and the Luodong Township government...

Tigray forces say Ethiopian airstrike kills 56 civilians

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An airstrike in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region has killed at least 56 people at a camp for displaced people, a spokesman for the Tigray forces said Saturday, as the country's...

Ethiopia grants amnesty to high-profile political detainees

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia’s government on Friday announced an amnesty for some of the country’s most high-profile political detainees, including opposition figure Jawar Mohammed and senior Tigray...

Taiwan cracks down on price gouging ahead of Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A special task force is continuing its search for price gouging by food suppliers and restaurant chains in the run-up to the Lunar New Year, reports said Tuesday (Jan. 4)....

Taiwan task force cracks down on alleged price gouging by hotpot, fast food chains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As fears of inflation grip the public ahead of Lunar New Year, a recently formed special task force launched a crackdown on price-gouging by concentrating on hotpot and fa...

Chinese spies have penetrated Taiwan's military, case documents reveal

TAIPEI – For more than 20 years, Xie Xizhang presented himself as a Hong Kong businessman on visits to Taiwan. He now stands accused of having another mission: recruiting spies for China. On ...

Taiwan launches price gouging investigation into restaurants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An interdepartmental task force has been formed to conduct an investigation into price gouging allegations in the dining industry following a public outcry. The Ministr...

Suspect in killing of Saudi journalist arrested in France

PARIS (AP) — A suspect in the 2018 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was arrested Tuesday in France, according to a French judicial official. The official said the suspect ...

Thailand intercepts drugs hidden in floor tiles destined for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police in Thailand discovered amphetamines with a street value of NT$2.46 billion (US$88.73 million) hidden in silicone floor elements destined for Taiwan, reports said Sa...

Tunisian trial shines light on use of military courts

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A few days after Tunisia’s president froze parliament and took on sweeping powers in July, a dozen men in unmarked vehicles and civilian clothes barged into politician Yassine Ay...

Taiwan government keeps close watch on inflation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If the prices of popular and essential items show irregular increases the government will immediately intervene, the Cabinet said Thursday (Nov. 18). Amid global inflat...

Taiwan proposes 7-year prison term for deepfake porn images

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Producers and distributors of deepfake footage replacing the faces of pornographic actors with those of other people could receive a prison sentence of up to seven years, ...

Hungarian official: Government bought, used Pegasus spyware

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A senior official in Hungary's governing party acknowledged for the first time on Thursday that the government purchased a powerful spyware tool, which was allegedly used to t...