Taiwan New Party officials indicted for working on behalf of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – New Party spokesman Wang Ping-chung (王炳忠), his father and two supporters were indicted for violations of the National Security Act Wednesday, including recruiting serving ...

Anti-immigrant party set to make gains at Slovenia vote

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenian voters go to the polls this weekend in a parliamentary election expected to produce no clear winner but which could see strong gains by an anti-immigrant party bac...

Chinese student spy released from jail, barred from leaving Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The first Chinese student in Taiwan found guilty of spying and sentenced in prison has been released on Tuesday, yet remains subject to a travel ban.  Zhou Hongxu (...

Taiwan court confirms 14 months in prison for China spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan High Court on Thursday confirmed the 14-month prison sentence for Chinese citizen Zhou Hongxu (周泓旭) based on his attempts to develop a spy ring in Taiwan. Ap...

Greece ex-finance minister Varoufakis launches new party

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has launched a new anti-austerity party that will run against the governing left-wing Syriza party in Greece's next general electio...

Taiwan Supreme Court hears case against accused Chinese spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Supreme Court will hear the case of Zhou Hong-xu (周泓旭) today for attempting to develop a spy network in Taiwan and thus violating the National Security...

The Latest: French party may be renamed 'National Rally'

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the party congress of France's far right National Front (all times local): 4:40 p.m. French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has proposed c...

French far-right party definitively severs ties with founder

PARIS (AP) — France's far-right National Front party has definitively severed its ties to firebrand founder Jean-Marie Le Pen as it tries to revive its fortunes. The party also re-el...

Colombia's former guerrillas face first electoral test

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's former leftist guerrillas face their first electoral test as a political party Sunday in congressional voting also seen as a measure of the strength of the country's...

Former Taiwan National Women’s League leader faces probe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ill-Gotten Party Assets Settlement Committee (黨產會) on Friday took its accusations of tampering with evidence against former National Women’s League (NWL, 婦聯會) Ch...

New party forms in Zimbabwe with Mugabe's backing

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A former army brigadier who quit Zimbabwe's ruling party to protest the removal of former leader Robert Mugabe has formed a new political party. Ambrose Mutin...

New party aide close to Germany's Merkel, but no clone

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has shown her conservative party that she's still very much in charge and keen to shape its future, installing a close ally who's popular in her own right...

Zuma drama overshadows South Africa's Mandela commemorations

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The drama over whether South African President Jacob Zuma soon will leave office is overshadowing commemorations of the centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela. ...

Editorial: Taiwan National Women’s League chooses path of self-destruction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Transitional justice is one of the major themes of President Tsai Ing-wen’s administration. What that means in practice, has been on show recently in the shape of the ...

Taiwan National Women's League votes against agreement with government

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - After six months of negotiations, a Taiwanese women's organization believed to have amassed assets due to its close historical links with the Kuomintang&...