UN General Assembly endorses global migration accord

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has endorsed a sweeping accord to ensure safe and orderly migration over opposition from five countries, including the United States and Hungary. ...

The UN General Assembly has endorsed a sweeping accord to ensure safe and orderly migration with US and 4 others opposed

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The UN General Assembly has endorsed a sweeping accord to ensure safe and orderly migration with US and 4 others opposed.

President Tsai thanks Palau for its unwavering support of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tsai Ing-wen met with Palau President Tommy Remengesau Jr. today (Nov. 12), after which she thanked him and the country for its unwavering support of Taiwan, despite incre...

Saint Lucia Prime Minister to attend Taiwan's Double Ten National Day celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As preparations are underway at Taiwan's Presidential Office for the National Day celebrations on October 10, two allied leaders are set to attend the celebrations and ...

Guatemala tweets its support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following its failure to speak out in Taiwan’s favor at the United Nations General Assembly, Guatemala on Friday nevertheless tweeted its praise for the island nation&rsqu...

12 allies call for Taiwan UN membership

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – 12 of Taiwan’s 17 diplomatic allies have so far expressed support for Taiwan’s participation at the United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly in New York, U.S. si...

The Latest: UK warns Russia about using chemical weapons

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the nerve agent poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Britain (all times local): 8 p.m. Britain's foreign secretary says he has warned Russi...

Israel, Palestinians on agenda at UN General Assembly

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Israeli and Palestinian leaders are preparing to take center stage within an hour of each other at the U.N. General Assembly. Their speeches come a day after Do...

The time is right for Taiwan to push for greater UN involvement

The UN General Assembly is taking place this week in New York. And once again, the only voice that Taiwan will have at this global diplomatic gathering is through their handful of diplomatic allies in...

Trump: Willing to meet Maduro to ease Venezuelan suffering

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he's willing to meet with his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro if it would help ease suffering in the South American nation. ...

Taiwan belongs in the UN: presidents of Paraguay and Marshall Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan belongs inside the United Nations as it can make major contributions to the global community, the presidents of Paraguay and the Marshall Islands told the world body&rsqu...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi to skip UN General Assembly session

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A senior Myanmar official has confirmed that the country's leader, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, will not attend the U.N. General Assembly session beginning next week in New...

MOFA slams UN for 'violating fundamental human rights' of 23 mil. Taiwanese people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a global press release statement, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has railed at the United Nations, and heavily criticized the international organization for...

MOFA to continue efforts to call for Taiwan’s participation in UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Wednesday that this year’s efforts to promote Taiwan’s participation in the United Nations (UN) duri...

Taiwan renews push for United Nations participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An unnamed official has informed the media that Taiwan will raise three appeals to the United Nations (UN) in a bid to expand Taiwan's international participation ahea...