Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, March 2, the 62nd day of 2020. There are 304 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 2, 19...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, March 2, the 62nd day of 2020. There are 304 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 2, 19...

Taiwan sends deputy foreign minister to presidential inauguration in Marshall Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Deputy Foreign Minister Hsu Szu-chien (徐斯儉) has arrived in the Marshall Islands to attend the swearing in of President David Kabua, the new head of state of one of Taiwan&...

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner wins reelection in runoff

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston’s incumbent mayor won a second term on Saturday night, holding off a millionaire trial lawyer whose previous support of President Donald Trump had become one of the main campaig...

Brazil's Bolsonaro backtracks on Argentine inauguration

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reversed course Monday and decided to send an official representative to neighboring Argentina's presidential inauguration ceremony. ...

Netflix undecided on whether to air Taiwan's 'House of Cards'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's first political drama, "Island Nation," (國際橋牌社) will not likely be released on Netflix, but shown on local channels instead. CTWANT reported on T...

Indonesia arrests 36 militant suspects ahead of inauguration

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say they have arrested 36 suspected militants ahead of the presidential inauguration that will be attended by Asian leaders. National poli...

Melania Trump depicted in wooden statue in native Slovenia

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — The likeness of Melania Trump has been carved in wood in her native Slovenia. A life-size sculpture of the U.S. first lady has been unveiled in her hometow...

Taiwanese ‘House of Cards’ shoots inside Presidential Office Building

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Visitors to the Presidential Office Building might have been surprised Saturday to witness a presidential inauguration ceremony in full swing. The next such ceremony is...

Congo presidential inauguration postponed

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's government spokesman said that president-elect Felix Tshisekedi's inauguration has been postponed from Tuesday. Lambert Mende said Monday that the swea...

The Latest: Congo runner-up says manually recount everything

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Latest on Congo's presidential election (all times local): 11:35 a.m. The runner-up in Congo's presidential election is calling for a man...

Congo's ruling coalition wins majority in national assembly

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The ruling coalition of Congo's outgoing President Joseph Kabila has won a large majority of seats in the national assembly. The electoral commission announced the results early...

Israeli PM to skip Brazil presidential inauguration

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will cut a visit to Brazil short, skipping incoming President Jair Bolsonaro's inauguration. Brazilian paper O Globo ...

Kiribati President reaffirms diplomatic ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As China’s campaign of increasing international pressure on Taiwan’s allies continues, many have speculated that small states in the South Pacific may be easy ...

Candidates for Rhode Island governor snipe in 1st debate

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's Democratic Gov Gina Raimondo went after Republican Cranston Mayor Allan Fung for what she called "public corruption" in his police department during their first ...