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As Iran-Taliban tensions rise, Afghan migrants in tinderbox

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Taliban members who killed her activist husband offered Zahra Husseini a deal: Marry one of us, and you'll be safe. Husseini, 31, decided to flee. Through swa...

Tigray fighters in Ethiopia reject cease-fire as 'sick joke'

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The fighters now retaking parts of Ethiopia's Tigray region will pursue soldiers from neighboring Eritrea back into their country and chase Ethiopian forces to Addis Ababa ”if th...

General: China's Africa outreach poses threat from Atlantic

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S general for Africa is warning that a growing threat from China may come not just from the waters of the Pacific, but from the Atlantic as well. U.S. Gen...

Afghanistan: Does US exit offer Russia a chance to fill power vacuum?

As the US military and its NATO allies prepare to leave Afghanistan after two decades, the possibility of the peace in the war-torn country hinges on a deal signed last year between the Taliban and th...

Myanmar coup: Mass protests fail to attract global solidarity

Since the military took over power in Myanmar on February 1, the country has seen sometimes deadly mass protests demanding the restoration of the civilian government and the release of political priso...

U.S. must be prepared to impose costs on China: Biden security adviser

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden’s national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, said on Friday the United States must be prepared to impose costs on China for its actions against Uighur M...

AP Explains: Why Ethiopia is suddenly on brink of civil war

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Suddenly Ethiopia appears on the brink of civil war, threatening the stability of one of the world’s most strategic regions, the Horn of Africa, and the fracturing of one of Afri...

Taiwan donates 100,000 masks to Yazidis in Iraq

Taiwan has donated 100,000 surgical masks to the Yazidi people in Sinjar, northern Iraq, through an international nonprofit organization, to help with the COVID-19 response there, the Ministry of Fore...

US commander: Islamic State threat in west Syria growing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elements of the Islamic State group are working to rebuild in western Syria, where the U.S. has little visibility or presence, the top U.S. commander for the Middle East warned on We...

Beyond 'love,' Trump has little to show from N Korea talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours after an astonishing summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump boldly declared a breakthrough. “There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Kore...

South Sudan faces crisis in forming new coalition government

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — War-torn South Sudan is "barreling toward a crisis" and could slide back into fighting, warned the International Crisis Group on Monday. The new report said the...

Researchers: Cyberespionage campaign targets UN agencies

Cybersecurity researchers say a coordinated cyberespionage campaign has targeted U.N. relief agencies, the International Red Cross and other non-governmental organizations groups for the past 10 month...

Dalai Lama says no to independence, yes to cultural preservation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Dalai Lama said Tibet will not seek independence but asked the Chinese government to respect Tibetan cultural traditions, at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP...

Pakistan PM says he'll work for peace accord in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan says he will reach out to the Taliban to try to convince them to open negotiations with the Afghan government. The U.S. has bee...

Taiwan donates half a million dollars to help ISIS victims rebuild

TAIPEI -- (Taiwan News) Taiwan has donated US$500,000 to Nadia's Initiative, a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting communities torn apart by ISIS's reign of terror in northern Iraq....