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Ukraine: German foreign minister says 'Russia's war is a turning point'

Germany's Foreign Minister called on UN member states on Tuesday to vote in favor of a resolution strongly condemning Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Speaking at an emergency meeting of the UN ...

Ukraine conflict: Can India balance ties between Russia and the West?

As fighting intensifies on the ground following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, India has been left in a tough spot, with New Delhi struggling to maintain its traditional balancing act between Mosco...

Russia defends invasion during emergency UN General Assembly

The 193 members of the UN's General Assembly held a minute's silence on Monday for the victims of the war in Ukraine as delegates met for an emergency session to discuss a resolution condemnin...

Ukraine: EU ramps up sanctions amid Russian assault — live updates

Russia's invasion of Ukraine enters its fifth day EU closes airspace to Russian flights, sends fighter jets to Ukraine Ukraine agrees to peace talks with Russia UN General Assembly to hold eme...

Letter to Editor: Give Taiwan a voice at Model UN conferences

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Though China has the political clout to block Taiwan from regaining membership in the UN, it holds no power over the half a million high school and college students around...

UN General Assembly head urges peace during Beijing Olympics

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The president of the General Assembly appealed to the U.N.’s 193 member nations on Thursday to take “concrete actions” to promote peace during next month’s Winter Olympics in Bei...

Israel and Germany urge the UN to condemn Holocaust denial

Israel and Germany will on Thursday ask the UN General Assembly to unanimously adopt a resolution rejecting and condemning any denial of the Holocaust. Susanne Wasum-Rainer, the German ambassador to ...

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,...