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More nations speak up for Taiwan on 3rd day of WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the World Health Assembly (WHA) continues, more like-minded countries and allies voiced their support of Taiwan on Tuesday (May 24). Despite not including a suppleme...

The US will defend Taiwan against a Chinese invasion, for now

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — For a while now, it has been clear to me the United States' policy of “strategic ambiguity” on what it would do if China were to attack Taiwan has taken ...

EXPLAINER: Why were Japanese abducted by North Korea?

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden met Monday with families of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea decades ago to show his support for their efforts to win the return of their loved ones. ...

Dane sentenced to die in Nigeria for killing wife, daughter

OSUN, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian court on Friday sentenced a Danish man to death after finding him guilty of killing his wife, a Nigerian, and his 3-year-old daughter at their residence in the West Afr...

Taiwan's president condemns California church shooting

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s president has condemned the shooting at a Taiwanese church in California by a man reportedly driven by hatred of the island, while a lawmaker from her ruling party quest...

US Congress members urge Biden to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of the House of Representatives have written a letter urging U.S. President Joe Biden to make a stop in Taiwan ahead of embarking on a trip to Asia. As the trip...

Taiwan says hopes world would sanction China if it invades

TAIPEI, May 7 (Reuters) - Taiwan hopes that the world would sanction China like it is sanctioning Russia for its war on Ukraine if Beijing invaded the island, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu said on Saturd...

US quietly expands asylum limits while preparing to end them

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Biden administration has begun expelling Cubans and Nicaraguans to Mexico under pandemic-related powers to deny migrants a chance to seek asylum, expanding use of the rule even as...

US unlikely to invite Cuba, Nicaragua or Venezuela to summit

MIAMI (AP) — The Biden administration is unlikely to invite the leaders of Venezuela, Nicaragua and Cuba to the upcoming Summit of the Americas, a senior State Department official said Wednesday while...

Report: Iran, Saudis resume talks in Iraq after months

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran resumed talks with regional rival Saudi Arabia months after secret Baghdad-brokered talks were suspended, state-linked media reported Saturday. The Iranian n...

US warns of response to any permanent China military presence in Solomons

April 22 (Reuters) - A senior-level U.S. delegation met the Solomon Islands' leader on Friday and warned that Washington would have "significant concerns and respond accordingly" to any ...

Photo of the Day: American shows off 23 pro-Taiwan tattoos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's de facto ambassador to the U.S. on Thursday (April 21) posted a photo of herself standing next to an American man who had rolled up his sleeve to reveal some ...

Taiwan: US approves potential sale of air defense system worth €87 million

The United States has on Tuesday approved the potential sale of equipment, training and other items in a deal valued at up to $95 million (€87 million), according to the US Defense Security Coope...

Hungary accuses Ukraine of interfering in upcoming election

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s foreign minister on Wednesday accused Ukraine’s leadership of attempting to interfere in the upcoming Hungarian election, a charge later denied by his Ukrainian coun...

Marshall Islands foreign minister reaffirms close diplomatic ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Marshall Islands remains committed to “being a friend and staunch ally of Taiwan,” Marshall Islands Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Casten N. Nemra s...