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Judge: Suit by group critical of immigration can proceed

BOSTON (AP) — A group calling for sharply limiting immigration has scored a legal victory in its federal lawsuit arguing the Biden administration violated environmental law when it halted construction...

Pakistan police arrest 2 men accused of gang raping US woman

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's police have arrested at least two people after a 21-year-old American woman reported she was gang raped at a hotel when she was visiting a tourist resort in the east...

Taiwan deputy foreign minister, envoy to US to attend Lithuanian freedom forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Deputy Foreign Minister Harry Tseng (曾厚仁) and Representative to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) will attend a forum held by the Lithuanian parliament, the Seimas, comm...

Ecuador rejects Indigenous protesters' dialogue conditions

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Violent protests by Indigenous people demanding a variety of changes, including lower fuel prices, have paralyzed Ecuador’s capital and other regions, but the government on Wedne...

WNBA star Griner's Russia detention extended for third time

MOSCOW (AP) — WNBA star Brittney Griner will remain in Russian custody through at least July 2, Russian state-run news agency Tass reported Tuesday. The 31-year-old American basketba...

US State Department website reintroduces sentence denying support of Taiwan independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Department of State has once again reworded its description of U.S.-Taiwan relations on its website. On May 5, the State Department updated its online U.S.-Tai...

US president's policy on Taiwan has confused some but it's actually clear

Some would say it has been difficult at times to discern with any precision exactly what the Biden administration policy on Taiwan is. Since the summer of 2021, U.S. President Joe Biden has continued ...

China lambastes Taiwan's proposed inclusion in WHA as violation of 'one China' principle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China on Monday (May 23) hit back at the nations who voiced support for Taiwan’s inclusion in the 75th World Health Assembly (WHA). Ten nations, including Paragua...

Adoptions another facet of life halted by war in Ukraine

LEEDS, Maine (AP) — The ripple effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have been devastating for families of all kinds — including those who have seen their prospective adoptions put on hold. ...

Defense ministry says US arms purchases based on current enemy threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Weapons sales are based on enemy threats and joint combat planning, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) said on Wednesday (May 18). Responding to a letter from the U...

US Senator Marco Rubio introduces Taiwan Peace Through Strength Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Marco Rubio on Tuesday (May 3) introduced the Taiwan Peace Through Strength Act, which would speed up the transfer of weapons and boost joint training and pla...

Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che thanks U.S. for support throughout ordeal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a response to U.S. State Department Spokesperson Ned Price’s tweet celebrating human rights activist Lee Ming-che’s (李明哲) release and homecoming, Lee and hi...

Taiwan thanks US for backing its international participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has thanked the U.S. for its sustained support for the country's participation in international organizations following a high-l...

Taiwan and US hold talks on UN, WHA, ICAO participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Representatives from Taiwan and the U.S. held a high-level meeting in Washington D.C. on Thursday (March 31) to discuss expanding Taiwan’s participation in a number ...

Kamala Harris voiced concern for Taiwan-Honduras relations to Xiomara Castro

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Brian A. Nichols said that Vice President Kamala Harris personally discussed Taiwan-Honduran relations wit...