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New orders: USA Luge's Emily Sweeney returning to World Cup

USA Luge is getting another medal hopeful back for the final stretch of sliding season. Emily Sweeney — who thought her competitive season was over — now has permission to fly back t...

Pingtung man fined NT$700,000 for spending Taiwan quarantine in Kinmen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese man has been handed a hefty fine for spending his quarantine away from his home county after returning from China. A male resident of Pingtung County who re...

Qatar-Saudi Arabia direct flights resume amid Gulf detente

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Qatar Airways jetliner landed in Saudi Arabia on Monday, completing the first direct flight from Doha to Riyadh since the kingdom’s boycott of the tiny, energy-ric...

Kushner heads to Morocco to mark normalization with Israel

BEN-GURION INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Israel (AP) — Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner was leading a delegation from Israel to Morocco on Tuesday on the first known direct flight since the two count...

Kushner to lead maiden flight from Israel to Morocco

JERUSALEM (AP) — Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner announced Monday that he will join an Israeli delegation on the first direct flight to Morocco to celebrate the U.S.-brokered agreement establ...

Czech senator greeted with 'We are Taiwanese' signs in Prague

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil returned from a six-day tour of Taiwan on Saturday (Sept. 5), he was greeted in Prague with supporters carrying signs that read ...

Of pangolins and PPE: Taipei and Prague mayors claim sister-city successes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mayors of Taipei and Prague appeared together Friday (Sept. 4) to announce the sister cities have reached an accord on projects large and small during the Czech delega...

Czech Senate speaker declares mission accomplished in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil, who is leading an 89-member delegation of Czech political, business, and cultural leaders to Taiwan, on Thursday (Sept. 3) said the ...

Tsai awards posthumous medal to late Czech Senate president

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday conferred a posthumous honor on the late Czech Senate President Jaroslav Kubera in recognition of his long-term support for Taiwan. The Order of Propitious ...

Prague mayor secures direct flight to Taipei amid visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During his visit as part of the Czech delegation to Taipei, Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib confirmed on Monday (Aug. 31) that discussions about opening a direct flight between t...

El Al flight LY971 to Abu Dhabi was no typical air journey

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — From the Israeli captain’s emotional greeting in Arabic upon takeoff in Tel Aviv, to the warm Emirati reception on the ground in scorching Abu Dhabi, it was obvi...

Israeli, US delegations depart to UAE in 1st direct flight

BEN-GURION AIRPORT, Israel (AP) — A Star of David-adorned El Al plane took off Monday from Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport, carrying a high-ranking American and Israeli delegation to Abu Dhabi in the firs...

US officials: 1st Israel-UAE commercial flight next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials announced Tuesday that the first commercial flight between Israel and the United Arab Emirates is scheduled for next week, carrying American and Israeli delegations to...

US envoy invites Kosovo, Serbia for talks on settlement

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The U.S. White House invited leaders of both Serbia and Kosovo to go to Washington this month in hopes of advancing negotiations toward normalization of still-bitter relations ...

Taiwanese fly home from Poland via charter flight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 116 Taiwanese students and businessmen stranded in Poland due to the coronavirus arrived in Taiwan Sunday (June 7) morning on a flight operated by Polish Airlin...