Philippines' Pres. Duterte predicts he may be assassinated on Sept. 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After previously declaring that the CIA is conspiring to assassinate him, the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte in an interview on Tuesday, Sept. 11 claime...

Romania leader says recent protest was attempted coup d'etat

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The chairman of Romania's ruling party has called a recent anti-corruption protest that left 450 people injured an attempted coup d'etat. Speaking for the f...

French far-right leader to appeal withholding of party funds

PARIS (AP) — French far-right leader Marine le Pen says she will appeal a decision by two judges to withhold the payment of a public subsidy which she says will kill her party, adding that it amounts ...

Today in History

Taipei, July 1 (CNA) Today is Sunday, July 1, 2018, or the 18thday of the fifth month of the Year of the Dog, according to theChinese calendar. The following is a list of important events that occurre...

The Latest: Germany to re-examine 18,000 asylum cases

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Germany's asylum authority says it will re-examine some 18,000 cas...

Buses with migrants stuck in Bosnia amid confusion

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A convoy of buses with about 270 migrants, including children, has been stuck in central Bosnia, reflecting the chaotic situation in the war-scarred Balkan country ...

The Latest: Netanyahu's allies rally to his defense

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest in Israel after police recommended corruption charges against embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (all times local): 9:10 a.m. P...

Zimbabwe army has Mugabe, wife in custody, controls capital 

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's army said Wednesday it has President Robert Mugabe and his wife in custody and is securing government offices and patrolling the capital's streets foll...

Singer, fiddler Rhiannon Giddens: Crossing musical divides

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As a singer, songwriter and instrumentalist, Rhiannon Giddens crosses musical divides. Trained as an opera singer, she also plays a mean country fiddle. Folk, bl...

Obama's Myanmar legacy in trouble and it's not Trump's fault

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of former President Barack Obama's greatest foreign policy achievements is at risk — and it has nothing to do with his successor Myanmar, which Obama helped ush...

Maduro vows 'maximum penalty' for attack on Venezuela base

VALENCIA, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro vowed that a band of anti-government fighters who attacked a Venezuelan army base will get the "maximum penalty" as his administration roots out his...

Swiss warn about illegal spying ahead of Turkish referendum

GENEVA (AP) — The Swiss foreign minister has told his Turkish counterpart that authorities in the Alpine country will investigate any illegal intelligence activities in Switzerland ahead of a pivotal ...

Thailand approves changes to constitution on king powers

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military-ruled legislature on Friday approved constitutional changes desired by the newly enthroned king that would reserve more powers for him. One change ...

At least 26 killed in Congo protests, rights group says

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Security forces in Congo have killed at least 26 demonstrators and arrested scores more amid protests against President Joseph Kabila's hold on power, a rights group says. ...

Congo opposition: Peacefully resist Kabila's 'coup d'etat'

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The leader of Congo's largest opposition party is urging citizens to peacefully resist the "coup d'etat" he says President Joseph Kabila has carried out by not stepping down when...