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Ukraine war threatens food supplies in fragile Arab world

BEIRUT (AP) — Layal Aswad was already exhausted by Lebanon’s devastating two-year economic collapse. Now, as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine sends food and energy prices soaring even further, she finds h...

38 Albanians arrested in Italian-led drug trafficking probe

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Some 38 Albanian nationals including a prosecutor, a government department head and three senior police officers have been arrested for drug trafficking, corruption, abuse of po...

Italian police hail Albania’s fight against drug traffickers

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Italian police officers on Monday hailed their Albanian counterparts for their fight against drug production and trafficking in the western Balkan country, once a key producer o...

Rays-Jays halted by rain; finish Sunday, then 7-inning game

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays had their game against Tampa Bay suspended in the fourth inning because of rain Saturday night, a hazard of playing in their temporary outdoor home in Buffal...

Virus pandemic collides with Trump's disdain for foreign aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s well-known disdain for foreign aid is colliding with the imperatives of fighting the coronavirus pandemic, as his administration boasts about America’s gener...

Perk up: France resuscitates dying villages 1 cafe at a time

PARIS (AP) — For the rural French village of Port-Brillet, the closure of its last cafe came as a painful shock. Suddenly gone was the haunt where patrons put the world to rights ove...

Papua New Guinea officials pressure refugees to leave camp

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Papua New Guinea authorities on Thursday ratcheted up pressure on more than 300 asylum seekers to abandon a decommissioned immigration camp, where refugees reported their sh...

Top 10 alternative places to visit in Taichung

Taichung may have just been officially elevated to the second largest city in Taiwan, but it is a destination that quite a few visitors to Taiwan will overlook. Its location right in the middle of ...

Top 10 alternative places to visit on Taiwan's east coast

Kaohsiung (Taiwan News) -- The East Coast of Taiwan really is the jewel of the island. While visitors to the west coast would be justified to question whether the name of "Formosa" (Beautifu...

From the High-Speed Rail – Top 10 alternative places within easy reach of the High-Speed Rail

Since its opening 10 years ago, the Taiwan High-Speed Rail (HSR) line has become an essential conduit, linking all the major cities on the country’s western lowlands. Last year saw a network exp...

Top 10 Alternative Places to visit in Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the old capital of Taiwan and home to a sizable proportion of the country’s architectural and historic heritage, Tainan is a fixture on the tourist on the tourist trai...

Top 10 Alternative Places to visit in Kaohsiung

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) Taichung may have now officially snuck past Kaohsiung to become Taiwan’s second largest city in terms of population, but in the hearts and minds of most Taiwanese people,...

Top 10 alternative places to visit in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei is one of Asia’s great cities and can trace its history back more than 300 years. It has so many things to see and do, but visitors to Taipei always seem to wind u...