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Puerto Ricans in unfamiliar territory as vote count delayed

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — For the first time in decades, voters across Puerto Rico are still waiting for officials to confirm the winners of some of the most high-profile races days after the U.S. ...

Puerto Rico awaits final result in tight gubernatorial race

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — People across Puerto Rico awaited final results Wednesday following elections that saw long lines of voters and produced a tight gubernatorial race. Pedr...

Thai students aim for ambitious political change

BANGKOK (AP) — He was only 7 when he saw his first military coup. He was 15 during the second. Now 21, he is among those at the front of Thailand's growing pro-democracy movement pushing for sweeping ...

Center-left wins Vienna election, no comeback for Strache

BERLIN (AP) — Austria's main center-left party has won a regional election in Vienna that saw the far-right Freedom Party lose more than two-thirds of its support and its former leader, Heinz-Christia...

Yoshihide Suga wins party vote for Japan prime minister

Yoshihide Suga was elected as the new head of Japan’s ruling party on Monday (Sept. 14), virtually guaranteeing him parliamentary election as the country’s next prime minister. Suga rec...

MAC apprehensive as delegation heads to cross-strait forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Spokesperson Chiu Chui-cheng (邱垂正) said on Friday (Sept. 11) that the Kuomintang (KMT) needs to explain the purpose and details of its deleg...

Japan opposition reunites as ruling party picks new leader

TOKYO (AP) — Members of a Japanese opposition party that split after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took power eight years ago are reuniting as speculation grows of an early general election following Abe'...

Belarus activist resists authorities' push to leave country

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A leading opposition activist in Belarus was held on the border Tuesday after she resisted authorities' attempt to force her to leave the country. Maria Kolesnik...

Belarus activist goes missing, colleagues fear detention

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A leading opposition activist and several other members of an opposition council in Belarus went missing Monday and their colleagues feared they were detained as part of the autho...

Japan PM Shinzo Abe says he's resigning for health reasons

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's longest-serving prime minister, Shinzo Abe, said Friday he intends to step down because a chronic health problem has resurfaced. He told reporters that it was “gut...

Japan's Abe reportedly intends to resign for health reasons

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed his intention to step down due to his declining health, according to reports Friday by NHK and other Japanese media. The...

Trump's moment: What's at stake for GOP as convention begins

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump will try to reintroduce himself — and his party — to voters this week at the Republican National Convention. It will be no easy task. ...

WHAT TO WATCH: Democrats adapt roll call, keynote to virus

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The pageantry often associated with presidential conventions will be remade again as Democrats gather virtually for a second day. The roll call vote of state delegat...

Caught red-handed: Tencent's ties to CCP revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a Trump ban on transactions by WeChat is set to take effect on Sept. 15, a photo has surfaced showing top executives posing with party members and a communist flag insi...

Puerto Rico's historic primaries marred by lack of ballots

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s historic primaries were marred early Sunday by a lack of voting materials in a majority of centers across the U.S. territory that forced frustrated voters wh...