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India criticizes China for blocking UN sanctions on militant

NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Friday criticized China's decision to block the imposition of U.N. sanctions sought by it and the United States against the deputy chief of Jaish-e-Mohammad, a Pakistan-based...

Portugal: EU eyes Iberia-Italy pipeline to get gas to Europe

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — European authorities are considering a liquefied natural gas pipeline from Spain to Italy as a way of getting around France’s opposition to a gas link-up across the Pyrenees be...

Dutch investigators say developer of Tornado Cash arrested

On Friday the investigative service of the Dutch tax authorities announced the arrest in Amsterdam of a 29-year-old man who they believe is a developer for Tornado Cash, a crypto mixing service that t...

UN chief affirms support for denuclearized North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday proclaimed unwavering U.N. commitment to a fully denuclearized North Korea, even as a divided Security Council all...

Latvia, Estonia leave China-backed East Europe forum

BEIJING (AP) — Latvia and Estonia say they have left a Chinese-backed forum aimed at boosting relations with Eastern European countries, in what appears to be a new setback for China's increasingly as...

China's Huawei says sales down but new ventures growing

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Friday its revenue fell in the first half of 2022 but new ventures in autos and other industries helped to offset a decline in smartphone sales under U.S....

Russia-Ukraine updates: Moscow rejects demand to hand over Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Leading Russian politicians are rejecting the G7's demand that Moscow hand control of the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant, which has been occupied by Russian troops since March, back to Ukraine. ...

Turkey and Russia: A partnership essential to both

Just 17 days after the last Astana summit in TehranTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his counterpart Vladimir Putin met again — this time in Sochi. As Erdogan was underlining that "...

Former Taiwan TSMC executive says joining China’s SMIC was 'foolish'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chiang Shang-yi (蔣尚義), who has served in top posts at both Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) and China’s Semiconductor Manufacturing International Co. (S...

Latvia Parliament calls Russia a state sponsor of terrorism

BERLIN (AP) — Latvia’s Parliament on Thursday declared Russia a “state sponsor of terrorism” for attacks on civilians during the war in Ukraine and urged other countries to follow suit. ...

Give and take: West gives Ukraine weapons, bans Russian coal

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — On a day of give and take, Western nations made more pledges to send arms to Ukraine while the European Union's full ban on Russian coal imports kicked in Thursday amid intelligen...

Estonia to ban Russians with tourist visas from entering

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Estonia decided Thursday to bar people from neigboring Russia with tourist visas from entering the northernmost Baltic country as a consequence of the war in Ukraine. ...

Learning from past failures, PSG decides to look local

PARIS (AP) — Known for splashing the cash on superstars, Paris Saint-Germain is changing its strategy as a 16-year-old midfielder became the youngest player in the club’s history. W...

Gas prices dip just below $4 for the first time in 5 months

Gasoline prices dipped to just under the $4 mark for the first time in more than five months — good news for consumers who are struggling with high prices for many other essentials. ...

Taiwan funds food exports to counter China sanctions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) will spend NT$200 million (US$6.67 million) promoting Taiwan food exports to soften the impact of sanctions by China, reports said ...