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US allows diplomats, embassy families to leave Nepal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Friday it is allowing non-essential diplomats and the families of all American staff at the U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu to leave Nepal at government expense d...

Polish envoy to Taiwan lauds strong bilateral ties at national day event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Polish Office in Taipei held a national day event commemorating the 230th year of the ratification of the 1791 Polish constitution on Thursday (May 6). Harry Ho-jen...

Taiwan denies plans to evacuate citizens from India due to COVID situation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) denied media reports Wednesday (May 5) that Taiwan’s representative offices in India had advised last week that all Taiwanese ...

Most New Zealand IPL players to return home Friday

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Most New Zealand players, coaches and support staff who were involved in the suspended Indian Premier League will return home on a charter flight Friday. ...

Taiwan mulls evacuating citizens from India amid fresh COVID wave

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is considering bringing its nationals home from India as coronavirus cases in that country spike and its health system buckles. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (...

Polish envoy to Taiwan lauds strong bilateral ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The acting head of the Polish Office in Taipei, Bartosz Ryś, described Taiwan-Poland relations as strong in an interview with Taiwan News, saying he is optimistic about po...

Russia to resume flights to Egypt after 6-year hiatus

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia plans to resume direct flights to Egypt’s Red Sea resort towns more than six years after the downing of a Russian airliner over the Sinai Peninsula, the Kremlin said Friday. ...

MLS season starts with hopes of returning to normalcy

Major League Soccer embarks on the 2021 season with a new labor agreement in hand, the return of two big stars, a new team in Austin, Texas, and lessons learned from 2020. There stil...

US women soccer players appeal decision against equal pay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Players on the U.S. women’s national soccer team have asked a federal appeals court to overturn a lower court decision throwing out their lawsuit seeking equal pay to the men's te...

Customer Confidence Strengthened: Dachser Is Satisfied with the Year's Results

Virtually no dip in company revenue in 2020, the year blighted by Covid-19, with the strong second half offsetting the impact of the European lockdowns in April and May. Investments of EUR 190 million...

Federal judge approves partial deal between women, US Soccer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge approved a partial deal between players on the women's national team and the U.S. Soccer Federation over unequal working conditions. U.S. District ...

Taiwan begins renovation of Dongsha Island runway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to strengthen the defense of Taiwan’s Dongsha Islands (東沙群島, Pratas Islands), Taiwan has begun the reconstruction of the Dongsha Airport runway, which is sc...

One year on, Australian uniforms unveiled for Tokyo Olympics

SYDNEY (AP) — The topical color was yellow on Wednesday. The plan is to convert that to gold. Olympic champion and rugby sevens player Charlotte Caslick was one of 10 Australian athl...

Delayed trial of Women v US Soccer pushed back to June 15

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The long delayed trial in the case of female players against the U.S. Soccer Federation has been pushed back again. U.S. District Judge R. Gary Klausner said Frida...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2021. There are 317 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. ...