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EU states freeze $130 million worth of Lebanese assets

BEIRUT (AP) — Authorities in three European countries have frozen more than $130 million in assets linked to an investigation into money laundering in Lebanon, a European Union agency said Monday. ...

EU countries freeze assets worth $130m in Lebanon probe

France, Germany and Luxembourg have frozen more than $130 million (€120 miillion) in assets linked to a probe into money laundering in Lebanon, a major EU crime agency said on Monday. The move c...

Catalonia's Puigdemont to attend October extradition hearing

ALGHERO, Sardinia (AP) — Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont vowed Saturday to keep travelling throughout Europe to campaign for the region's independence from Spain but confirmed he would app...

Catalan separatist leader out of Sardinia jail, can travel

ROME (AP) — Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont left a jail in Sardinia on Friday after a judge ruled that he could go free pending an Oct. 4 hearing on his extradition to Spain, where the pol...

Taiwan responds to Polish foreign minister's comments on China, cross-strait relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday (Sept. 7) issued a statement in response to Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau’s recent comments condemning Beijing&rsqu...

Taiwan legislator invites Lithuanian parliament speaker, politicians to visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party Legislator and head of the Taiwan-Baltic nation Parliamentary Friendship Association, Chiu Chih-wei (邱志偉), has written Lithuanian Parliament (...

Search continues off Greek island for missing migrants

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A search and rescue operation continued Friday off the coast of the Greek island of Crete for several people believed missing a day after a sailboat carrying dozens of migrants s...

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...

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...

Taiwan, Poland sign criminal justice cooperation agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Sunday (Feb. 2) that the cooperation agreement on criminal matters signed between Taiwan and Poland in June of 2019 has fi...

Belgium busts big cocaine ring that relied on corrupt police

BRUSSELS (AP) — Authorities in Belgium and another three countries have dismantled a criminal drug trafficking network that allegedly relied on corrupt police officers to ship hundreds of millions of ...