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Turkey's Erdogan talks to Swedish, Finnish leaders on NATO

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday discussed his objections to Sweden and Finland joining NATO with the two Nordic countries’ leaders, Erdogan’s office said. ...

Foreign minister talks Taiwan-Europe ties with German newspaper

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) shared insight on Taiwan-Europe relations and highlighted the need for more defense capabilities against a growing Chinese threat during a...

Live updates | UN chief 'appalled' at reported school attack

UNITED NATIONS -- The United Nations chief says he is “appalled” at the reported attack on a school in the Ukrainian town of Bilohorivka, where many people were apparently seeking shelter from fightin...

Foreign minister says Taiwan prepared to defend itself in conflict with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is prepared to defend itself against China, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said during an interview with CNN on Sunday (May 1). Speaking with Fareed Zakaria on...

Live updates l Zelenskyy urges Russian troops not to fight

KYIV, Ukraine -- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy switched into Russian in his nightly video address to urge Russian soldiers not to fight in Ukraine, saying even their generals expected that t...

Swedish parliamentary delegation doubles down on supporting Taiwan's democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Swedish parliamentary delegation on Thursday (April 14) affirmed its support for Taiwan’s democracy, human rights, and freedom and expressed optimism about futur...

Live Updates | UK: Russian shelling is prelude to new attack

LONDON — Britain’s defense ministry says Russia is bombarding infrastructure targets to wear down Ukraine’s government and military as it prepares for a renewed assault on the country’s east. ...

Ukraine appeals to NATO for 'weapons, weapons, weapons'

BRUSSELS (AP) — Ukraine on Thursday appealed to NATO for more weapons in its fight against Russia to help prevent further atrocities like those reported in the city of Bucha, and urged Germany to slas...

Opinion: Bucha — Dark despotism must not be allowed to win

Bucha, Irpin, Gostomel, Mariupol, Trostianets — the list of Ukrainian places, which in the eyes of the world community stands for the horrors of the Russian war of aggression, is getting ever lo...

Ukraine says its troops regain full control of Kyiv region — live updates

Ukraine says it troops have retaken the entire Kyiv region Ukraine expects fierce battles in southern and eastern regions, especially in besieged Mariupol Red Cross is trying again to evacuate civil...

New South Korean president to try a different tack with North Korea

For five years, South Korean President Moon Jae-in has cajoled his immediate neighbor to talk and encouraged cross-border exchanges. He has offered assistance to Pyongyang and promised more if only Ki...

Echoing Churchill, Zelenskyy vows Ukraine will fight to end

LONDON (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy evoked wartime British leader Winston Churchill on Tuesday as he told the U.K. Parliament that Ukrainians would fight Russian invaders to the end ...

Germany's reversal on Ukraine weapons policy 'response to Putin's aggression'

As Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues into its fourth day, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz addressed the German Parliament, the Bundestag, on the government's decision to directly supply wea...

Ukraine: Zelenskyy rejects rumors he has fled country — as it happened

Russian 'spies and saboteurs' entered the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, according to Mayor Vitali Klitschko The EU, UK and US imposed massive sanctions on Russia, with Brussels targeting Putin a...

Russia's invasion of Ukraine: What can the West do to help?

Sanctions: A first round of sanctions that targets financial institutions and business and political elites has already been implemented. Germany has indefinitely put on hold the certification of the...