In DC, US seeks to force new deal between Serbia and Kosovo

Twenty-one years have passed since NATO bombs drove Serbian forces out of Kosovo, where Slobodan Milosevic, the president of what remained of Yugoslavia, was carrying out a campaign of cleansing again...

Time for Biden to stand up to China and back Taiwan

Kaohsiung (Taiwan News) – At the start of the year Taiwan went through what was arguably the most important presidential election of the country’s democratic era, as Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) com...

Loya Jirga: Afghans remove major hurdle to usher in new era

A traditional Afghan council of tribal elders concluded on Sunday with hundreds of delegates from across the country approving the release of 400 Taliban prisoners. The decision removed the last stumb...

Foreign threats loom ahead of US presidential election

NEW YORK (AP) — As the Nov. 3 presidential vote nears, there are fresh signs that the nation’s electoral system is again under attack from foreign adversaries. Intelligence officials...

Joe Biden’s stance on China toughens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has adopted a tougher stance against the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) after undergoing a strategic "tectonic shift&q...

UK accuses 'Russian actors' of attempting to meddle in 2019 election

The British government said Thursday that Russia attempted to interfere in its 2019 general election by obtaining sensitive documents on a planned free trade agreement with the US and leaking them onl...

From Russia with love? UK government sits on hot-button report

At the core of a 50-page, as yet unreleased, report compiled by the UK's Parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) over a year ago is the question of to what extent Russian influence...

Steve Bannon talks about ‘New Federal State of China’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a wide-ranging telephone interview with Asia Times published on Friday (June 12), Steve Bannon, former senior White House strategist and chief executive of Donald Trump...

Democrat or Republican: Taiwan's choice in 2020 US presidential election

Editor's note: During his presidency, Barack Obama in fact signed several pieces of legislation pertaining to Taiwan into law, including the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017...

Taiwan elections: A victory for freedom, democracy, and common sense

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — And breathe… It’s been a stressful few weeks and months coming into this election for everyone who cares about Taiwan. It’s been particularly acut...

EU elections: Commissioner warns of Russian meddling

Foreign disinformation campaigns are seeking to influence the outcome of the upcoming European Parliament elections, EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova warned on Monday. "We cannot allow for e...

Is Facebook doing enough to combat fake news?

Recently, fake campaign posters were put up outside a Green party office in the Bavarian town of Donauwörth. One poster ominously stated: "Death to all white German men." The fake posters ha...

Russia trying to meddle in EU elections — report

European Union security services are monitoring Russian attempts to interfere in the EU's parliamentary elections in May, German news agency DPA reported Saturday, citing a security progress repor...

Brexit: Germany's Steinmeier hopes UK leaves before EU elections

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Saturday defended the decision to postpone Brexit for six months, but called for the British parliament to approve the withdrawal agreement by May 23. Stei...

Are Indian election campaigns fueled by illegal cash?

Ahead of India's general election, set to kick off on April 11, the Indian Election Commission reported numerous seizures of cash, illegal liquor and drugs from political parties across the countr...