Bernie Sanders says he would intervene if China attacks Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview on "60 Minutes" which aired on Sunday (Feb. 23), Democratic front-runner Bernie Sanders made it clear that he would direct the U.S. military to i...

Latin American lawmakers form pro-Taiwan 'Formosa club'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Dozens of parliamentarians from 10 Latin American nations have formed a “Formosa Club” intended to promote a relationship with Taiwan, and they have voiced their sup...

Taiwan can help world bring coronavirus threat under control: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meeting with the United Nations envoys of Taiwan’s allies in Taipei, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said on Tuesday (Feb. 18) that Taiwan’s participation in the ...

N. Korean official executed for violating quarantine rule after China visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A North Korean trade official has reportedly been executed by firing squad for going to a public bath, in violation of his coronavirus quarantine after having returned fro...

AP Explains: What T-Mobile takeover of Sprint means for you

NEW YORK (AP) — T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion takeover of Sprint could mean higher or lower phone bills, depending on whom you ask. A federal judge in New York ultimately took T-Mobile's ...

UN-brokered Libya talks end with no formal cease-fire deal

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s warring sides ended several days of U.N.-brokered talks without reaching a deal to consolidate a provisional cease-fire in and around the capital, the U.N. said. ...

Taiwan likely to join next WHO meeting 'online'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The World Health Organization (WHO) may allow Taiwan to participate in its next international forum centered on fighting the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), but only in an ...

Anonymous adds Taiwan back to WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The decentralized international hacktivist group Anonymous has hacked into a World Health Organization (WHO) website and created a page that supports Taiwan, a country tha...

This week's American turmoil, seen through allies' eyes

For American politics, it’s been a week for the ages: a bungled start to the 2020 presidential primary season, a State of Union speech with partisanship on full display and a conclusion to the most co...

Russia, South Africa object to draft UN resolution on Libya

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. resolution that would endorse a plan to restore peace to Libya and condemn the recent increase in violence faced opposition Wednesday from Russia and South Africa. ...

Proposed UN resolution would reject US Mideast peace plan

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinian supporters have circulated a draft U.N. resolution that would reject the recently launched U.S. plan to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying it violates inter...

Trump aide ties Israeli settlements to rising anti-Semitism

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser warned Palestinians on Wednesday that Israeli settlements will continue to expand because rising anti-Semitism around the world mea...

Prada partners with UN on 10-city ocean education project

MILAN (AP) — Italian fashion house Prada is helping to fund a United Nations program that will enlist high school students from 10 cities to spread awareness about how humans impact the world's oceans...

Anonymous creates pro-Taiwan page inside UN website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The decentralized international hacktivist group Anonymous has apparently hacked into a United Nations (UN) website and created a page that supports Taiwan, a country whic...

UN takes no action on order against Myanmar on Rohingyas

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday discussed the International Court of Justice's order that Myanmar must do all it can to prevent genocide against the Rohingya Muslims, but fa...