US, UK leaders talk telecoms security ahead of 5G decision

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Turmp have discussed the security of telecommunications networks as the U.K. prepares to decide whether to allow Chinese te...

What we know, and don't, about the alleged Bezos phone hack

BOSTON (AP) — U.N. human rights experts are asking Washington to investigate a suspected Saudi hack that may have siphoned data from the personal smartphone of Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and owner of ...

Key events leading up to report on Jeff Bezos phone hack

Experts at the United Nations said Wednesday that the phone of Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos was likely hacked through a file sent from an account used by Saudi Crown Prince Moh...

Thai officials meet with major Southern insurgent group

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Officials from Thailand have held their first formal meeting in recent years with Muslim separatists from southern Thailand belonging to the Barisan Revolusi Nasional Mel...

Iraqi officials: At least 13 wounded in violence in Baghdad

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces fired tear gas and live rounds during clashes with anti-government protesters overnight and on Monday morning in Baghdad, wounding at least 13 demonstrators and pr...

More cabinet reshuffling expected after President Tsai’s swearing-in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Any additional cabinet reshuffle plans for the Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) administration as she embarks on a second term will hinge on whether her two top aides stay or not, repor...

AP sources: Security probe targets Trump's Russia adviser

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House adviser on Europe and Russia issues has been placed on administrative leave pending a security-related investigation, two people with knowledge of his exit said Sunday....

Newly released texts tie Nunes aide closer to Ukraine plot

WASHINGTON (AP) — New documents released by House Democrats suggest that Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, was more deeply involved than was previously known in...

Enoch Wu loses Taipei's 'duel of hunks' to Chiang Kai-shek's great grandson

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Young, rising Democratic Progressive Party star Enoch Wu (吳怡農) lost what local media called "the duel of the two hunks" (雙帥對決) with Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Wa...

AP Explains: Not all cyber threats equally worrisome

WASHINGTON (AP) — West Virginia reported unusual cyber activity targeting its election systems. The Texas governor said the state was encountering attempted “attacks" at the rate of “10,000 times a mi...

Risky Gulf Arab strategy tested by killing of Iran general

DUBAI, United Arab Emirate (AP) — U.S. allies in the Persian Gulf have loudly pushed for hawkish policies by Washington to pressure, isolate and cripple Iran, but this high-stakes strategy is now bein...

Taiwan president bolsters security due to US-Iran tensions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Given the U.S.-Iran confrontation, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) held a National Security Bureau (NSB) meeting on Thursday morning (Jan. 9) to discuss potential resp...

Trump vows new sanctions on already heavily sanctioned Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will immediately impose new economic sanctions on Iran in response to Iranian missile strikes on U.S. bases in Iraq. ...

Taiwan President conveys air force squad's condolences to late general

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) conveyed condolences on behalf of an air force squadron based in eastern Taiwan at a memorial service held in Taipei for the late chief of the general staff, Shen Yi-ming ...

Trump stirs Mideast tensions despite talk of 'endless wars'

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a single drone strike, President Donald Trump did more than just take out an avowed enemy of the United States. He may have have also upended a central element of his foreign po...