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Spanish police break up Asian people-smuggling ring

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say border officials in Algeria and Morocco conspired with people traffickers who smuggled hundreds of Asians into Spain across the Mediterranean Sea. Sp...

American Institute in Taiwan to provide consular services in Chiayi in May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) will provide consular services and answer relevant questions in Chiayi County on May 17. Services available on May 17 include pas...

Switzerland to represent US interests in Venezuela

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says Switzerland has agreed to represent America's interests in Venezuela following the Trump administration's decision to withdraw its staff from the U.S. Embas...

China providing services to woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago

BEIJING (AP) — China says it has been informed of the arrest of a Chinese woman at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club over the weekend and is providing her with consular services. ...

What US liaison office in North Korea could mean

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday both said they support the opening of a U.S. liaison office in Pyongyang. If the office o...

French tourist arrested for flying drone over Myanmar parliament

Myanmar authorities arrested a French tourist for flying a drone over the country's parliament in the capital of Naypyidaw, the French embassy in Myanmar confirmed Monday. The embassy said it was...

Canada cutting Canadian staff at Cuba embassy in half

TORONTO (AP) — Canada is removing up to half of the Canadians at its embassy in Cuba after another diplomat was found to have fallen mysteriously ill. Canada has confirmed 14 cases o...

Report: Secret talks between US, NKorea in Sweden

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden's news agency says a secret, high-level meeting between envoys from the United States and North Korea is being held in Stockholm. The TT news agency...

US issues updated travel advisory for citizens going to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. State Department has updated its travel advisory for U.S. citizens traveling to China. On Jan. 3, the U.S. government altered its advisory to detail informatio...

Up to 200 Canadians currently detained in China, could be used in political bargaining

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Around 200 Canadian nationals are currently under detention in China, which raises the stakes for the Trudeau administration in its ongoing battle with Beijing, Canadian ne...

Syria: Czech Republic secures release of two German NGO workers

The Czech Republic has negotiated the release of two workers of a German non-governmental organization. Czech Foreign Minister Jan Hamacek traveled to Damascus to bring back the humanitarian workers,...

AIT names Raymond Greene as new Deputy Director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Raymond Greene began his post as Deputy Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on June 21, said the AIT in a press release. Greene was previously posted to ...

More than a building, new AIT complex bears hope of stronger Taiwan-US ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After over nine years of construction with a budget of US$255 million, the new compound of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) was finally unveiled on June 12. It is ex...

Taiwan and UK have built friendship and trust: British representative to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Catherine Nettleton said at a banquet celebrating the 25th anniversary of the foundation of the U.K.’s representative office in Taiwan that the exchanges between Tai...

New AIT complex in Taipei's Neihu District set to open in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Kin Moy said Tuesday morning that the new AIT office complex in Taipei’s Neihu District will officially open in Septemb...