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Anonymous posts 'Taiwan Numbah Wan!' on UN agency website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Decentralized international hacktivist group Anonymous has hacked into a UN website to upload the words "Taiwan Numbah Wan" and Taiwan's national flag and em...

UN chief decries antisemitism, urges stand against hatred

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres decried the resurgence of antisemitism in comments Tuesday night at a service commemorating victims of the Nazi Holocaust, and he urged people ...

UN: More than 50 million people affected by urban conflicts

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — More than 50 million people are affected by conflict in urban areas from Afghanistan to Libya, Syria, Yemen and beyond where they face a much higher risk of being killed or injur...

Afghan talks focus on aid, women's rights as hunger grows

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Three days of talks between the Taliban, Western diplomats and other delegates on humanitarian aid to Afghanistan and human rights were wrapping up Tuesday in Norway, with acting F...

Hundreds march in Burkina Faso to show support for new junta

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Hundreds of people marched through the streets of Burkina Faso's capital Tuesday in a show of support for the new military-led junta that ousted democratically electe...

Diaspora group: Ethiopia PM open to talks with Tigray forces

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister has said there will be negotiations between his government and the rival Tigray forces who have been waging war for almost 15 months, the chairman of a ...

Olympics breaks own rules over China’s treatment of Uyghurs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the Winter Olympics set to take place in Beijing from Feb. 4-20, 2022, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has faced pressure to change the venue or boycott the...

Chunghwa Telecom to Issue Sustainable Bond Fulfill Sustainable Development

TAIPEI, Jan. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (TAIEX: 2412, NYSE: CHT) ("Chunghwa" or "the Company) today announced that its Board of Directors (the "Board"...

Afghanistan: How the Taliban stand to benefit from Norway talks

Norwegian authorities have said the ongoing international talks with the Taliban are not tantamount to legitimizing the Islamist group. But human rights activists, particularly those from Afghanistan,...

2008 Beijing Olympics vs. 2022: No lofty promises this time

The 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics showcased China's reemergence on the world stage. In awarding those Games to China, the International Olympic Committee predicted the Olympics could improve human righ...

Australian opposition leader: China relations won't change

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The opposition leader in Australia said Tuesday its relationship with China will remain difficult even if his center-left Labor Party wins power at elections for the first t...

UN: $39 million needed for Syrians in northwest this winter

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Heavy snow and freezing rain have seriously affected about 250,000 displaced Syrians living in camps in the last major opposition stronghold in northwestern Syria, with tents col...

North Korea fires 2 missiles into Sea of Japan, says Seoul

North Korea fired two suspected cruise missiles into the sea off its east coast early on Tuesday, South Korean officials said, according to Yonhap news agency. South Korea's military is assessin...

Iran regains UN assembly voting rights after assets unfrozen

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly said Monday that Iran, Guinea and Vanuatu had paid sufficient back dues to the United Nations’ regular operating budget to regain their voting rights in...

Soldiers say military junta now controls Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — More than a dozen mutinous soldiers declared Monday on state television that a military junta had seized control of Burkina Faso after detaining the democratically ele...