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....

Analysis: India, Pakistan de-escalate but triggers remain

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Nuclear-armed neighbors India and Pakistan have pulled back from the brink of an all-out military confrontation over the contested Kashmir region. But Indian Prime M...

The Latest: Nigeria opposition leader rejects poll results

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on Nigeria's election results (all times local): 10:35 a.m. Nigeria's top opposition candidate is rejecting the results of what he ...

Taiwan Foreign Ministry rep. meets US officials, announces aid to Iraq and Syria

TAIWAN (Taipei News) – On Monday, July 9 Taiwan’s representative to the United States, Stanley Kao, announced that Taiwan would contribute US$1 million to help the United States in the glo...

Trump advisers urge against hasty US retreat from Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a decision seemingly imminent about whether to bring home U.S. troops from Syria, President Donald Trump's national security team is advising against a hasty withdrawal even as ...

A bold Afghan peace offer, but are the Taliban interested?

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani has put a peace offer on the table, and analysts say the ball is now in the Taliban's court. But so far the militants are showing no sign of being...

Observers in the spotlight ahead of Kenya's election re-run

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The re-run of Kenya's presidential election after the Supreme Court invalidated the Aug. 8 vote for irregularities has exposed high-profile observer missions sent by The Carter Cen...

Worst humanitarian crisis hits as Trump slashes foreign aid

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump's proposed foreign aid cut...

Winners and losers in Trump's first budget plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Military spending would get the biggest boost in President Donald Trump's proposed budget. Environmental programs, medical research, Amtrak and an array of international and cultural...

Winners and losers in Trump's first budget plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Military spending would get the biggest boost in President Donald Trump's proposed budget. Environmental programs, medical research, Amtrak and an array of international and cultural...