The Latest: UK's Labour calls for new Brexit referendum

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on British politics and Brexit (all times local): 12:10 p.m. In a significant shift, Britain's main opposition Labour Party says the govern...

British prime ministerial contenders ready for debate

LONDON (AP) — The two contenders to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May will be squaring off in their only head-to-head debate in the campaign. The television debate Tuesday b...

Hunger striker for Taiwan Independence enters 52nd day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former National Policy Adviser Huang Hua’s (黃華) hunger strike in favor of Taiwan independence entered its 52nd day Tuesday (July 9). Huang, 80, originally only co...

Greece: Extreme right party seeks recount after poll flop

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party said Monday it is planning to challenge a general election result that saw it fail to get enough for support to be represented in Parliament,...

China locks down Xinjiang a decade after deadly ethnic riots

ISTANBUL (AP) — A decade after deadly riots tore through his hometown, Kamilane Abudushalamu still vividly recalls the violence that left him an exile. On July 5, 2009, Abudushalamu was hidin...

Disaffected DPP members call for new 'Taiwan-first' party to 'split the vote' in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Disaffected and former members of the Democratic Progressive Party of Taiwan are calling for the formation of a new “Taiwan-first” political party in the wake ...

Former Israeli PM Barak stages return to 'topple Netanyahu'

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's former Prime Minister Ehud Barak has announced he is returning to politics and is forming a new party that will aim to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in upcoming el...

High-profile UK political defection highlights Brexit schism

LONDON (AP) — A prominent British lawmaker who quit the Labour Party to try to form a new pro-European political force has moved on again, this time joining the centrist Liberal Democrats. ...

How Britain's Conservatives will choose their next leader

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Conservative Party is holding a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, who stepped down from the party helm last week after failing to deliver Brexit. ...

How Britain's Conservatives will chose their next leader

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Conservative Party is holding a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, who stepped down from the party helm last week after failing to deliver Brexit. ...

Repression marks China 30 years after Tiananmen Square Massacre

BEIJING (AP) — Thirty years since the Tiananmen Square protests, China's economy has catapulted up the world rankings, yet political repression is harsher than ever. Hundreds of thousands...

California Dems in crisis as presidential hopefuls descend

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When 14 Democrats running for president descend on San Francisco this weekend to woo activists in the state that brands itself as the nation's most liberal, they'll be walkin...

Merkel dismisses report she's given up on new party leader

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed a report claiming she has concluded the new leader of her center-right party isn't up to leading the country. Merkel hande...

AP Explains: What lies ahead for UK after May's resignation

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced she will step down as leader of the Conservative Party on June 7, starting a process that will lead to a Conservative Party leadership co...

No time to chicken out: Hungary's opposition gets creative

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Selling yourself in five minutes can be tough. But that's all Hungary's opposition parties have been given on state media to promote their visions for Sunday...