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Croatian Jewish families seek compensation for property seized by Nazis and Communists

Marko Ivanovic points to a large building his father bought in the Old Quarter of the Croatian capital, Zagreb, before the Second World War. "I should have been born in this house in 1948,"...

UNRWA asks for EU funds to maintain lifesaving aid delivery

Two days before UNRWA Secretary-General Philippe Lazzarini was due to meet the EU development ministers in Brussels, the Israeli army once again made serious accusations against the United Nations Rel...

Asian University for Women offers 250 scholarships to women from Gaza

CHITTAGONG, BANGLADESH - Media OutReach Newswire - 6 February 2024 - Asian University for Women in Chittagong, Bangladesh has offered 250 scholarships for highly qualified female students from war-to...

Japan's Itochu to end cooperation with Israel's Elbit amid Gaza war

TOKYO, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Itochu Corp's 8001.T aviation unit will end its strategic cooperation with Israeli defence company Elbit Systems Ltd ESLT.TA by the end of February amid the war in Gaza, t...

Navigating Economic Uncertainty: A Strategic Approach to Informed Asset Management

In the ever-changing topography of the economy, tension can usually throw a shadow of suspicion on investment strategies. However, it is exactly in these hard times that true investors grow above the ...

After US, Germany freeze aid to UNRWA, could EU follow?

The European Union (EU) has indicated it would await the outcome of investigations into "very serious allegations" that several staff members of the Palestinian refugee agency were involved ...

More countries pause funds for UN Palestinian agency

Six European countries paused funding for the U.N. refugee agency for Palestinians (UNRWA) on Saturday, following allegations that some of its staff were involved in the Oct. 7 Hamas attacks on Israel...

Looking back on 2023: Taiwan News staff picks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The main stories for many in Taiwan in 2023 have been the upcoming election and #MeToo movement, while for the world, attention fell on Gaza and the ongoing Israel-Hamas w...

US allies reluctant on Red Sea task force

WASHINGTON/MADRID/ROME, Dec 28 (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden hoped to present a firm international response to Yemen's Houthi attacks on Red Sea shipping by launching a new maritime force, ...

Israeli living in Taiwan says education key to ending perennial Israel-Hamas conflicts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Israeli citizen living in Taiwan spoke with Taiwan News, offering his perspective on Western media coverage of the Israel-Hamas War, explaining why he believes Israel a...

No clear Gaza message from EU, despite cease-fire calls

Two months into the war in Gaza, with the combined reported death toll of Israelis and Palestinians nearing 20,000, European Union leaders spent hours discussing the conflict in Brussels on Friday but...

Israel-Gaza war becomes deadliest time for journalists in 21st century

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As of Wednesday (Dec. 13), at least 63 journalists have been killed over the war in Gaza, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). In just two months si...

Watch Taipei Dome spring a leak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video surfaced on social media on Monday (Dec. 4) showing a leak inside the newly opened Taipei Dome. Monday was the second day of the BFA Asian Baseball Championship...

Taiwan pitches shutout against South Korea in Asian Baseball Championship opener

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan faced long-term rival South Korea in the opening round of the Asian Baseball Championship, with a strong outing by starting pitcher Hsu Ruo-hsi (徐若熙), leading the h...

UN calls for 'irreversible' move toward two-state solution to Israel crisis

GENEVA, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The United Nations on Wednesday called for the international community to move towards a two-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, saying Jerusalem should serv...