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UN General Assembly urged to investigate Yemen atrocities

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — More than 60 organizations urged the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday to establish an investigative body to gather and preserve evidence of serious human rights violations durin...

Taiwan envoy to Ireland urges closer bilateral relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese envoy to Ireland Tzu-Pao Yang (楊子葆) has urged Dublin to improve relations with Taipei amid closer EU-Taiwan ties. In an interview with Irish online publicatio...

China says Taiwan has no right to join the United Nations

China on Wednesday insisted that Taiwan did not have the right to join the United Nations, as the United States backed the island's inclusion at the global diplomatic stage. Beijing said the issu...

China blacks out NBA Celtics games over Tibet, Xi comments

Broadcaster Tencent, Chinese partner to the US National Basketball Association (NBA), has blacked out access to all Boston Celtics games after one of the team's players accused the Chinese governm...

Belize urges global community to safeguard Taiwan Strait peace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Belize Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Saturday (Oct. 9) expressed its support for Taiwan, calling on the international community to maintain peace in the Taiwan Strait...

Pro-Taiwan groups organize outreach event supporting nation's inclusion in UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Keep Taiwan Free movement and the Culture Center of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in New York City on Saturday (Oct. 2) held their first outreach even...

US tries to make nice with France after Australia sub snub

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit France next week as the Biden administration tries to smooth over hurt feelings and potentially more lasting damage caused by its exclusi...

North Korea seeks to restore emergency hotline with the South

State media in North Korea reported that the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, is open to restoring the emergency hotline with South Korea. Kim made the comments before the country's parliament,...

13 out of 15 allies stand up for Taiwan at UN General Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Out of Taiwan's 15 allies, 13 have drummed up support for its inclusion in the United Nations system during the 76th session of the UN General Assembly's General D...

UN General Assembly ends with no speeches from Afghanistan or Myanmar

The UN representatives for Afghanistan and Myanmar were dropped from the list of speakers who were to address world leaders on Monday, the last day of the UN General Assembly in New York City. Both t...

State Dept. spokesman tests positive for COVID-19 after UNGA

WASHINGTON (AP) — State Department spokesman Ned Price has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be self-quarantining for the next 10 days. Price, who is vaccinated, said he tested ...

North Korea tells UN it has a right to test missiles, as 'projectile' fired

North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations, Kim Song, told the UN General Assembly on Monday that "nobody can deny" Pyongyang's right to test weapons, calling on the United State...

Will China's move against coal power improve its image in EU?

The Chinese government made the surprise announcement last week that it will stop building coal-fired power stations abroad, a decision that could put it in the good books of the increasingly eco-cons...

5 allies of Taiwan speak up for it at UN General Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the fifth day of the 76th United Nations General Assembly General Debate, the heads of five of Taiwan's diplomatic allies gave pre-recorded speeches in which they m...

Russia roasts West over Mali, Afghanistan pullout

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday criticized France as he confirmed that Mali sought the help of a private Russian military company. Mali's government has recently faced a backla...