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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...

After embassy move, Trump weighs Jerusalem consulate changes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering giving U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman more authority over the U.S. outpost that handles Palestinian affairs, five U.S. officials said,...

North Korean foreign minister in Sweden amid speculation

STOCKHOLM (AP) — North Korea's foreign minister was expected to meet with his Swedish counterpart Friday for a second day after making a surprise trip to Stockholm that has fueled speculation about a ...

The Latest: North Korean foreign minister begins Sweden trip

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on North Korean foreign minister's trip to Sweden (all times local): 7:00 p.m. North Korea's foreign minister has landed in Sweden for t...

Cuba condemns US cuts to embassy staff over 'health attacks'

HAVANA (AP) — A senior Cuban official is condemning Washington's decision to make the withdrawal of 60 percent of the U.S. Embassy staff permanent in response to mysterious ailments affecting American...

MECO in Taipei to relocate to Neihu

Taipei, Jan. 11 (CNA) The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) in Taipei said Thursday that it will move next month to a new address in the city's Neihu District, where it will have more spa...

The Latest: Swedes warned against trips to North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on tensions created by North Korea's nuclear weapons program (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Sweden has urged its citizens to refr...

India warns Pakistan against executing retired naval officer

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has warned Pakistan of serious consequences for their bilateral relationship if it executes a retired Indian naval officer convicted of espionage and sabotage. ...