Hong Kong court bars democracy activist Joshua Wong from visiting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A court in Hong Kong on Thursday (Dec. 19) barred democracy activist Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) from leaving the territory to observe Taiwan’s January 11 elections. The De...

From punchline to political star: the rise of Boris Johnson

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson's many critics have often dismissed him as a political clown. He's having the last laugh now. Results Friday confirmed that Johnson's Conservative Party h...

Rule-breaker Boris Johnson faces toughest test in election

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson defies political gravity. Britain’s prime minister has failed to deliver on his core promise -- to take the country out of the European Union by Oct. 31. ...

Taiwan should be open to unification with China: ex-President Ma

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) delivered a speech titled "Cross-strait Relations at a Crossroad" at Oxford University on Thursday evening (Oct. 31...

Former Taiwan president to deliver speech at Oxford

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) is set to visit Rome, Italy and the Vatican on Monday (Oct. 28), and then proceed to London the following day, marking his seventh ove...

Boris Johnson's chaotic path to power finally pays off

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson aspires to be a modern-day Winston Churchill. Critics fear he's a British Donald Trump. Johnson won the contest to lead the governing Conservative Party o...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2017. There are 325 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Feb. 9, 1...