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Biden angers France, EU with new Australia, UK initiative

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s decision to form a strategic Indo-Pacific alliance with Australia and Britain to counter China is angering France and the European Union. They&rsquo...

European stocks open higher, buck weak Asian session

European shares opened higher on Thursday, though market participants were still cautious after Asian equities fell for a fourth consecutive day, and as focus turns to key U.S. data due later in the s...

Taiwan attends space conference and expo hosted by India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Space Organization (NSPO) is attending the International Space Conference and Exhibition hosted by India in the hope of establishing a cooperative relationshi...

Cybercrime jumped nearly 15% in Australia over 12 months, China main state suspect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) on Wednesday (Sept. 15) reported a 13% jump in cybercrime in the past year. The center said that in about 25% of incidents, ...

Australia to get U.S. nuclear submarine technology as China looms large

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States, Britain and Australia said on Wednesday they would establish a security partnership for the Indo-Pacific that will involve helping Canberra acquire nuclear-po...

US, UK and Australia announce Indo-Pacific defense partnership

The leaders of Australia, the UK and the US announced the formation of a new Indo-Pacific security alliance on Wednesday, which will include the sharing of nuclear-powered submarine technology. The p...

Latest: Among unvaccinated, coronavirus cases climb in US

MISSION, Kan. — The number of COVID-19 deaths and cases in the U.S. have returned to levels reached last winter, potentially bolstering President Joe Biden’s argument for sweeping new vaccination requ...

New UN test ban chief says goal is to bring pact into force

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The new head of the U.N. nuclear test ban treaty organization said Wednesday his goal is to have the treaty enter into force, which would require ratification by eight countries ...

Myanmar court moves venue for secrets trial of Australian

BANGKOK (AP) — A court in Myanmar has agreed to change the venue for the trial of an Australian economist and adviser to ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on charges of violating the nation’s off...

Australia predicts record farm production despite challenges

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia is forecast to reap record farm revenues this year despite pandemic challenges, a mouse plague and a trade dispute with China. Australian farmers...

Kicking goals: Cooper gets his shot at Australian passport

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Quade Cooper walked out of the gym in the wake of his man-of-the-match performance in Australia’s upset rugby win over South Africa and discovered hundreds of new messages o...

Australian home prices jump record 6.7% in Q2

Prices for Australian residential properties in the major cities climbed a record 6.7% in the June quarter versus the previous quarter amid super-low borrowing costs and strong demand for work-at-home...

Analysis: Djokovic 'still hanging on,' seeking major titles

NEW YORK (AP) — Novak Djokovic was, understandably, deflated. The quest to do something no man has done in more than a half-century took a lot out of him, physically and emotionally. ...

Serbia cries with Djokovic over lost chance to make history

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia awoke to disappointment on Monday after Novak Djokovic failed in his attempt to make tennis history by becoming the first man in more than 50 years to win a calendar-yea...

Ukraine wants to prepare a bid to host a Winter Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Ukraine wants to enter formal talks about hosting the Winter Olympics, the IOC said Monday. Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy said he would soon se...