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Turkey mob boss released while govt critics kept in prison

ISTANBUL (AP) — An organized crime boss serving a prison sentence in Turkey was set free Thursday as Turkish authorities continued releasing thousands of inmates to ease overcrowding during the corona...

Anti-immigration party in Germany chooses new leader

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany’s anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party has elected a 44-year-old member of its parliamentary delegation as the party’s co-chairman. The dp...

Legislative diplomacy: Taiwan's alternative way to strengthen foreign relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of Taiwan’s efforts to expand ties with other countries, its legislature has welcomed hundreds of foreign lawmakers over the last three years. Since 2016,...

Pledges by China often benefit interests of only few: MOFA

China likes to brag about its lavish financial pledges and flashy infrastructure aid, but often they end up benefiting the personal gains of only a few unscrupulous politicians, the Ministry of Foreig...

Tsai touts Taiwan-Japan ties with Japan's former Vice-Minister of Defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday, April 30, received a delegation from the Japanese Parliament, led by Nagashima Akihisa (長島昭久), a lawmaker representing a di...

Iran FM says he will visit North Korea

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister says he will visit North Korea as both countries struggle under U.S. sanctions. Iran's official IRNA news agency on Sunday quoted Mohammad...

India should bolster Taiwan ties to frustrate China’s aggressive designs

In 2014-15, both India and Taiwan elected new leaders, projected as harbingers of change, to overhaul their respective economies and international standing. With China challenging India’s positi...

EU lawmakers decry Washington downgrading of EU ambassador

A letter published Wednesday by the 58-member EU parliamentary Delegation for Relations with the United States slammed the White House's "increasingly harmful approach" to trans-Atlantic...

Taiwan President meets Japanese parliamentary delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met a group of lawmakers and youth members of Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party in Taipei today. Tsai said she hopes that Japan...

Vietnamese woman throws shoe at congressional delegation in protest of land compensation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Vietnamese woman named Nguyen Thi Thuy Duong threw her shoe at a congressional delegation during a political meeting in Ho Chi Minh City, in protest of government land r...

Taiwan President meets French parliamentary delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A visit by Legislative Speaker Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) to France’s National Assembly last July was a historic moment, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told a visiting French...

Croat officials halt Serbia visit over far-right incident

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Croatian parliamentary delegation has cut short a visit to neighboring Serbia after a far-right leader convicted of war crimes reportedly stamped on the Croatian national fla...

AP Interview: Chinese editor Hu Shuli steps aside, not down

BEIJING (AP) — Some say China's most prominent journalist is finished. Far from it, says Hu Shuli, founder of the financial magazine Caixin. Hu listened one recent ...

AP Interview: Chinese editor Hu Shuli steps aside, not down

BEIJING (AP) — Some say China's most prominent journalist is finished. Far from it, says Hu Shuli, founder of the financial magazine Caixin. Hu listened one recent ...

US wants world to isolate North Korea, so what's that mean?

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador recently urged the world to sever diplomatic ties with North Korea, she was sketchy on the details: Should all embassies close? How abou...