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FIFA links more World Cups to averting migrant deaths at sea

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino linked his plan for biennial World Cups on Wednesday to giving more hope to Africans who risk their lives crossing the sea to Europe. In...

Hong Kong security chief says new laws will reflect "importance of spies"

Hong Kong's security chief said on Wednesday that his government would strengthen laws against espionage as part of extra national security legislation now being drafted. Secretary for Security...

Taiwan's president: 'the way of Tsai' part I, the KMT side of Tsai

“One who knows the enemy and oneself well will not be defeated easily.” –Sun Tzu (孫子) On March 20, 2020, at her second inauguration, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) calmly, but wi...

EP committee lauds Taiwan's ability to fight China's disinformation campaigns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Parliament's Special Committee on Foreign Interference (INGE) on Tuesday (Jan. 25) released an amended report that stated that many Europeans are unaware ...

In Germany, activists rise up to counter vaccine skeptics

BERLIN (AP) — Stefanie Hoener was at home one night in Berlin when she heard police sirens wailing through her Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood and anti-vaccine protesters shouting angry slurs as they mar...

Pakistan: Is PM Khan's government more corrupt than previous administrations?

The perception of corruption in Pakistan has worsened since Imran Khan came to power in 2018, according to Transparency International (TI). In its Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2021, the Berlin-...

China 2008 vs 2022: Richer, stronger, more confrontational

BEIJING (AP) — China has undergone history-making change since the last time it was an Olympic host in 2008: It is richer, more heavily armed and openly confrontational. As President...

US approves major arms sale to Egypt despite rights concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Tuesday approved a massive $2.5 billion arms sale to Egypt despite ongoing concerns over human rights. The sales were announced just ho...

Pelosi to seek reelection with Democratic majority at risk

LOS ANGELES (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday she will seek reelection, ending speculation that she would retire as Democrats face the threat of losing control of Congress in the 202...

US Rep. Cuellar: ‘No wrongdoing on my part’ after FBI search

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar posted a video Tuesday saying he took part in “no wrongdoing” after FBI agents last week conducted a search at the Texas Democrat's home, which was part of an investigation tha...

China likely behind Taiwan 'controversy' over Lithuanian rum price

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Soon after criticism of the “high price” of Lithuanian rum in Taiwan compared to in China surfaced on social media, Taiwan Statebuilding Party member Chen Tzu-...

2008 Beijing Olympics vs. 2022: No lofty promises this time

The 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics showcased China's reemergence on the world stage. In awarding those Games to China, the International Olympic Committee predicted the Olympics could improve human righ...

A Hong Kong journalist's 'survivor's guilt' amid media clampdown

Anita can still vividly recall the feeling of traumatization that she had when she saw notifications about news from Hong Kong on her phone in the early months of her life in Taiwan. She had left her...

Mass anti-coup protests continue in Sudan; 3 killed

CAIRO (AP) — Three more people were killed in Sudan, a medical group said, as thousands of people once again took to the streets of the capital and other cities Monday in relentless protests that have...

Analysis: Crisis in Ukraine a showdown of two world views

NEW YORK (AP) — The crisis in Ukraine is hardly going away — a showdown of two world views that could upend Europe. It carries echoes of the Cold War and resurrects an idea left over from the 1945 Yal...