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A richer, stronger China warns Pelosi not to visit Taiwan

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing grumbled but swallowed its irritation in 1997 when then-Speaker Newt Gingrich of the U.S. House of Representatives visited Taiwan, the island democracy claimed by the mainland’s...

EXPLAINER: Why is a Pelosi visit to Taiwan causing tension?

BEIJING (AP) — China is warning it will respond forcefully if U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi proceeds with a visit to Taiwan, the self-governing island democracy it claims as its own territory....

Russia's Lavrov urges UN reforms to raise Africa's voice

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Russia's foreign minister said his country supports reforming the U.N. Security Council to give a more powerful role to developing nations, including African countries. ...

Russia-Ukraine updates: German ministers travel to Kyiv for talks

Germany's Interior Minister Nancy Faeser and Labor and Social Affairs Minister Hubertus Heil were in Ukraine on Monday they visited the destroyed city of Irpin before meeting with Ukrainian offici...

Russia says strike on Ukrainian port hit military targets

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian defense officials insisted Sunday that an airstrike on the Ukrainian port of Odesa hit only military targets, but the attack tested an agreement on resuming grain shipment...

Russia FM visits Egypt, part of Africa trip amid Ukraine war

CAIRO (AP) — Russia's top diplomat was in Cairo for talks Sunday with Egyptian officials as his country seeks to break the diplomatic isolation and sanctions by the West over its invasion of Ukraine. ...

EXPLAINER: Why are foes Turkey and Saudi Arabia fixing ties?

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The killing of columnist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents in Istanbul sent an already tense and shaky relationship between Turkey and Saudi Arabia into complete free ...

Opinion: Orban needs to change course in Hungary

Once again, the question being asked is: How can Viktor Orban still have so much support in Hungary? Until now, the answer always pointed to a divided and floundering opposition. But this time, the si...

Ukraine expects Russian assault in east after invaders pushed back near Kyiv

Ukrainian forces are preparing for new Russian attacks in the southeast region where Moscow's guns are now trained after its assault on the capital Kyiv was repelled, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy...

Taiwan's military tests new capabilities to deter China threat

Taiwan is scheduled to hold several military exercises in the coming weeks as the self-governing island's leadership grows more concerned about a emboldened China after Russia's invasion of Uk...

China's secret mini-subs could punch above their weight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A leaked video that surfaced on the internet on Feb. 8 of a small submarine cruising along the Yangtze River has piqued the curiosity of analysts. The notably smaller s...

Taiwan, Somaliland ties growing despite diplomatic isolation

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan and Somaliland are expanding economic and political ties despite being two of the world’s most diplomatically isolated governments. Somaliland Foreign M...

China: UN council should try to avoid civil war on Myanmar

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — China’s U.N. ambassador said Friday the U.N. Security Council’s primary goal in strife-torn Myanmar should be to avoid more violence and a civil war. Zhang Jun ...

Cambodia defends leader's trip to Myanmar as 'positive step'

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's foreign minister on Saturday defended Prime Minister Hun Sen's trip to Myanmar, the first by a foreign leader since the military takeover last year plunged the c...

Lawmaker accuses Taiwan ambassador to Nicaragua of treason

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former lawmaker is accusing Taiwan's ex-ambassador to Nicaragua of treason for quitting his post before the Central American country cut ties with Taiwan and for obt...