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EXPLAINER: What's behind difficult Taiwan-China relations?

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — U.S. authorities say the gunman behind an attack on a church in southern California in which one person was killed and five injured was motivated by a hatred for Taiwan. ...

Spain, Morocco reopen land border crossings as ties improve

MADRID (AP) — The land borders between Spain and Morocco at Ceuta and Melilla, Spain’s North African enclave cities, have begun to reopen after being closed for just over two years because of the COVI...

Spain, Morocco to open land borders next week after 2 years

MADRID (AP) — The land borders between Morocco and Spain's North African enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla will reopen next week, Spain said Thursday, after being closed for more than two years due to COV...

Spain sacks spy chief amid Pegasus scandal

The Spanish government has fired the director of its top intelligence agency after the disclosure of the hacking of politicians' cellphones. Spanish Defense Minister Margarita Robles announced on...

China installing former security chief as Hong Kong leader

HONG KONG (AP) — China is installing a career security official as the new leader of Hong Kong in the culmination of a sweeping political transformation that has gutted any opposition in the Asian fin...

Catalan: Spain spy chief admits legally hacking some phones

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A leading Catalan separatist politician said Thursday that Spain's top intelligence official acknowledged that her agency had hacked into the cellphones of “some” of the dozens...

Spain says PM Sanchez' phone hacked with Pegasus

Spain said on Monday that the mobile phones of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and Defense Minister Margarita Robles were tapped using Pegasus software. Pegasus spyware infiltrates mobile phones to extr...

Spain vows to be transparent in probe of Pegasus spyware use

MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities are pledging full transparency as they launch inquiries into allegations that the phones of dozens of supporters of Catalan independence were hacked with powerful and...

Spain: Hacked Catalans to launch a legal bid on spyware use

MADRID (AP) — Separatist politicians and activists from Catalonia on Tuesday announced a legal offensive in half a dozen countries against the Spanish state and the Israeli owners of a controversial s...

Spyware use on separatists in Spain "extensive," group says

MADRID (AP) — The phones of dozens of pro-independence supporters in Spain's northeastern Catalonia, including the regional chief and other elected officials, were hacked with controversial spyware av...

Veteran Taiwan independence activist Peng Ming-min passes away at 98

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's veteran pro-democracy and pro-independence activist Peng Ming-min (彭明敏) passed away in Taipei on Friday (April 8). Peng was one of the most influential fig...

Spain PM in Morocco to mend ties after Western Sahara shift

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez is set to meet with Moroccan King Mohammed VI on Thursday during a two-day visit to Rabat that seeks to mark an easing of diplomatic tensions...

Xi says improper handling of Taiwan issues will hit China-U.S. ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping told his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden on Friday that the Taiwan issue needs to be handled properly to avoid a negative impact on Sino-U.S. relations, according to Chinese me...

Xi says improper handling of Taiwan issues will hit China-U.S. ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping told his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden on Friday that the Taiwan issue needs to be handled properly to avoid a negative impact on Sino-U.S. relations, according to Chinese me...

Taiwan's military tests new capabilities to deter China threat

Taiwan is scheduled to hold several military exercises in the coming weeks as the self-governing island's leadership grows more concerned about a emboldened China after Russia's invasion of Uk...