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Qatar-Saudi Arabia direct flights resume amid Gulf detente

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Qatar Airways jetliner landed in Saudi Arabia on Monday, completing the first direct flight from Doha to Riyadh since the kingdom’s boycott of the tiny, energy-ric...

China's new dam in Tibet concerns India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following China's announcement that it plans to develop hydroelectricity in the lower Yarlung Tsangpo River as part of its 14th Five-Year Plan, India fears the issue w...

World court to intervene in Guyana-Venezuela border dispute

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations’ highest court ruled Friday that it will intervene to settle a decades-old border dispute between South American neighbors Guyana and Venezuela. ...

India arrests top TV executive over alleged ratings fraud

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian police have arrested the chief executive officer of a media group that owns a polarizing television news channel on charges of rigging the ratings system, a major compone...

India bans 43 more mobile apps, including many from China

NEW DELHI (AP) — India banned 43 mobile apps on Tuesday, including many from China, with which it is locked in a military standoff along their border in the Himalayas. India’s inform...

India's army chief visits Nepal to mend ties after border row

Indian army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane is in Nepal for a three-day visit beginning November 4 where he will be conferred the honorary rank of general of the Nepali army in an investiture cere...

India tells China its media is free to support Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India's WION news channel on Friday (Oct. 23) demanded mutual respect from China after Beijing lodged a strong protest against an interview featuring Taiwan Foreign Mi...

Albania and Greece seek joint maritime border resolution from The Hague

Greece and Albania announced on Tuesday that they would let the International Court of Justice (ICJ) resolve a dispute over their Ionian maritime border. "We have agreed to submit this case to i...

Taiwan president greets Indian netizens on Twitter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) took to Twitter Tuesday (Oct. 14) to greet Indian netizens who have shown support for Taiwan amid rising tensions in the Taiwan Strait and int...

Bollywood's powerful file suit against Indian news channels

NEW DELHI (AP) — Top Bollywood filmmakers and industry unions have filed a lawsuit against two popular TV news channels, asking them to refrain from "irresponsible, derogatory and defamatory remarks a...

Wu thanks India for standing up to 'Get Lost types' from China on Taiwan's National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Saturday (Oct. 10) thanked Indian politicians and media for standing up to China's "wolf warrior"...

Taiwan tells China to 'GET LOST' after threatening Indian media over National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to Chinese wolf warrior diplomacy tactics aimed at bullying Indian media into not covering Taiwan's National Day celebrations, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (...

Bollywood actress at the center of media frenzy granted bail

NEW DELHI (AP) — A Bollywood actress who was arrested by India's narcotics agency, setting off a media frenzy that has gripped the nation, walked out of jail on Wednesday after being granted bail. ...

Head of Tibetan exile government still seeks independence on anniversary of annexation

The head of the Tibetan government in exile, Lobsang Sangay, told DW on Wednesday that on the 70th anniversary of the Chinese annexation of Tibet, he was still fighting for autonomy. "It is diff...

Israel to hold US-mediated talks with Lebanon on sea border

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel will hold rare talks with Lebanon next month in an effort to resolve a longstanding maritime border dispute, an Israeli official said Saturday. The official s...