UN: 1 dead, at least 20 injured in Central African Republic

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says at least one civilian was killed and more than 20 others were injured along with three U.N. peacekeepers during an exchange of fire in the Central African...

Mainland Affairs Council calls on China to release Taiwanese democracy advocate, improve human rights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Deputy Minister Chiu Chui-Cheng (邱垂正) called on China to respect democratic rights and release Taiwanese democracy activist Lee...

14 Taiwan Universities form alliance to preserve academic freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Fourteen Taiwanese universities along with hundreds of the country’s scholars officially founded the Taiwan Action Alliance for University Autonomy (全國大學自主聯盟) on Fri...

Marsh & McLennan Companies’ Global Risk Center and CDP Collaborate to Help Companies Assess Climate Resiliency

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 2, 2018--Marsh & McLennan Companies’ Global Risk Center and CDP, the global environmental disclosure NGO, announced today the launch of a new initiative to develop i...

The Latest: Malta begins screening migrant arrivals

ABOARD THE ASTRAL (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants in Europe (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Screening has begun for migrants who arrived in Malta after ne...

New immigrant Thai-Taiwanese student selected as youth ambassador to Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seventy-five of Taiwan’s youth ambassadors will depart for partner nations of the New Southbound Policy on August 27 for a program aiming to develop young people&rsq...

Spanish ship sails toward migrant zone, with 4 EU lawmakers

ABOARD THE ASTRAL (AP) — A Spanish rescue ship has set sail for international waters, carrying four European parliamentarians as EU nations bicker over managing migrant flows across the Mediterranean ...

Italy's interior minister in Libya for migrant crisis talks

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Italy's firebrand interior minister is in Libya for talks with the U.N.-recognized government about stemming the flow of migrants smuggled to Italy that has sparked a Europe-wide...

Italy declines aid ship help, hands migrant rescue to Libya

ROME (AP) — The Italian government stepped up its efforts to discourage migration Sunday by telling a Spanish aid group it didn't need help rescuing 1,000 migrants from six dinghies because it had pas...

Council of Europe experts: Hungary must repeal anti-NGO law

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A group of experts advising the Council of Europe is calling on Hungary to repeal its so-called "Stop Soros" law, which threatens to incarcerate people helping refugees. ...

Italy's interior minister says Malta should take rescue boat

MILAN (AP) — Italy's interior minister says Malta should allow a Dutch-flagged rescue ship carrying 224 migrants to make port there because the ship is now in Maltese waters. Matteo ...

Stray bullets kill 2 14-year-olds as Rio violence rises

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two 14-year-olds have been killed by stray bullets in Rio de Janeiro as violence and police efforts to contain it increase in the Brazilian city. Nearly two yea...

Italy interior minister refuses port to migrant rescue ship

MILAN (AP) — Italy's hard-line interior minister on Thursday refused port to a Dutch-flagged rescue boat with 224 migrants on board, a week after turning away another foreign ship, the Aquarius, carry...

Sara Netanyahu preceded by avarice of other first wives

Associated Press (AP) — Sara Netanyahu, wife of the Israeli prime minister, has long been plagued by allegations of living a lavish lifestyle with the taxpayers' money, and squabbling with staff and m...

Hyatt Announces Plans for Hyatt Regency Almaty, Rahat Palace

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 21, 2018--Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today a management agreement between JSC Kazakh-Austrian Joint Venture (“Rahat JSC”) and a Hyatt affiliate for the ...