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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...

Taiwan minister: China war a disaster regardless of outcome

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A conflict with China, which threatens to invade Taiwan, would be a disaster for all sides regardless of the outcome, the island's defense minister said Thursday. ...

National People's Congress: China leadership gathers amid economic woes, Ukraine war

The annual meeting of China's rubber-stamp parliament will kick off this Saturday, bringing together around 3,000 members of the National People's Congress (NPC) to discuss important issues su...

China sanctions Raytheon, Lockheed over Taiwan deal

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China said Monday it will impose new sanctions on U.S. defense contractors Raytheon Technologies and Lockheed Martin due to their arms sales to Taiwan, stepping up a feud with Wa...

Study says Dutch troops used 'extreme' violence in Indonesia

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch troops used “extreme violence” — often deliberately — during Indonesia's 1940s war for independence, and military leaders and politicians in the Netherlands largely...

Hong Kong independence activist Leung released from prison

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong activist Edward Leung, who coined the now-banned slogan “Liberate Hong Kong, Revolution of our Times,” was released from prison Wednesday after spending four years behind ba...

What is seditious conspiracy? Rare, but now part of Jan. 6

Sedition, conspiracy. Those big words are now being used in Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol insurrection criminal cases after prosecutors charged 11 people Thursday. But what do the terms mea...

China responds to Taiwan president's New Year's address, threatens 'decisive measures'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Taiwan Affairs Office Spokesperson Zhu Fenglian (朱鳳蓮) responded to Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) new year’s address by saying Tsai&rsq...

China threatens ‘drastic measures’ if Taiwan moves on independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China warned it will take “drastic measures” if Taiwan moves on formal independence, a Beijing official said on Wednesday (Dec. 30). China claimed it was wi...

China warns of "drastic measures" if Taiwan provokes on independence

BEIJING, Dec 29 (Reuters) - China will take "drastic measures" if Taiwan makes moves towards independence, a Beijing official warned on Wednesday, adding that Taiwan's provocations and o...