Democrats avoid immigration specifics ahead of Nevada vote

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As a diverse crowd filled a college student union this week, they swapped stories of seeking refuge in the U.S. or living in households that were a mix of U.S. citizens and people in ...

India, Brazil agree to boost ties in IT, biofuel and mining

NEW DELHI (AP) — India and Brazil on Saturday agreed to boost trade and investment across a range of fields such as defense, mining, biofuel, cybersecurity, food, the environment and health. ...

Shanghai bleats about Taipei agreement, cuts ties with Prague

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Shanghai city government announced on Tuesday (Jan. 14) that it was severing all ties with Prague after the latter ditched its sister-city agreement with Beijing and s...

Prague signs sister city agreement with Taipei after dumping Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prague formally signed a sister city agreement with Taipei in the Czech capital on Monday (Jan. 13), three months after scrapping a similar deal with Beijing over its &quo...

PRC flags taken down from Kinmen street after Taiwan passes Anti-Infiltration Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese flags have been removed from a street popular among tourists in Taiwan's Kinmen, as the men who had originally placed them there feared they could be in violat...

Liverpool games at Club World Cup moved to new Qatari venue

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Liverpool’s games at the Club World Cup in Qatar were switched to a new stadium Saturday in a late change of plan because the intended venue is not ready. The newl...

UAE diplomat praises Syrian president’s ‘wise leadership’

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A United Arab Emirates diplomat has praised Syrian President Bashar Assad’s “wise leadership,” describing relations between the two Arab countries as “solid and special.” ...

Taipei-Prague sister city agreement to be signed in January

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prague and Taipei will likely sign a sister city agreement by January of next year, announced Mayor Zdenek Hrib on Monday (Dec. 2). According to a document approved by ...

The Latest: Turkish president calls for help for Albania

DURRES, Albania (AP) — The Latest on a deadly earthquake in Albania (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Turkey's president has called for a donors' conference of Muslim c...

Albania death toll reaches 25 in quake aftermath

DURRES, Albania (AP) — The death toll from a powerful earthquake in Albania has risen to 25 overnight as local and international rescue crews continue to search collapsed buildings for survivors. ...

Retail sales in Taiwan hit new high in October

Retail sales in Taiwan rose in October to new record for that month, indicating that global trade tensions did not have much impact on private consumption in the country, according to the Ministry of ...

No thanks: Native Americans to hold 50th gathering of grief

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Native Americans are gathering for a 50th year in the seaside town where the Pilgrims settled — not to give thanks but to grieve. United American Indians of Ne...

Manufacturers' sentiment on business climate in Taiwan weakens

Business sentiment among Taiwanese manufacturers weakened in October, amid worry over the global economy and the trade frictions between the United States and China, the Taiwan Institute of Economic R...

Former official claims to 'oversee' Taiwan election for Chinese Communist Party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former government official on Thursday (Nov. 21) suddenly appeared during the registration of New Party (新黨) legislator-at-large candidates, claiming he is "oversee...

Czech government suggests inclusion of 'Taiwan' in sister city agreement with Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A draft of a sister city agreement between Taipei and Prague now includes "Taiwan" upon the recommendation of the Czech Republic Ministry of Foreign Affairs. ...