The Latest: Australian senators must prove their citizenship

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the citizenship issue among Australian lawmakers (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Australia's major political parties have agre...

Another Australian lawmaker quits over dual citizenship ban

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Another Australian lawmaker has announced his resignation over a constitutional ban on dual citizens sitting in Parliament, triggering a second by-election that could cost t...

New Australian government lawmaker under dual citizen cloud

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Another Australian politician has had his eligibility to sit in Parliament called into question due to a constitutional ban on dual citizens, while the prime minister propos...

Taiwanese tourist loses citizenship after getting quickie Chinese passport 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese tourist has been stripped of his household registration (hukou, 戶口) and passport after he was reported for having a temporary Chinese passport, which his ...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

TOP STORIES: HONG KONG-DEMOCRACY LEADER — Young Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong warns that China's rise means human rights are in increasingly greater danger of being oversh...

Australia nationality crisis sparks call for lawmakers audit

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's dual citizenship crisis has sparked calls for a nationality audit of all federal lawmakers, as investigations continue into decisions made by ministers who were ineligible fo...

Another Australian lawmaker may be out in citizenship crisis

SYDNEY (AP) — Another Australian lawmaker says he may have to quit Parliament because of dual citizenship, days after a High Court ruling was thought to have finished the crisis. The...

British football star achieves Taiwan dual citizenship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – British professional soccer player, Tim Chow (周定洋), has obtained Taiwanese citizenship, while being given the extremely rare privilege of not having to renounce his&n...

Australia foreign chief stands in for PM after deputy ousted

SYDNEY (AP) — Foreign Minister Julie Bishop will stand in as Australia's acting prime minister while Malcolm Turnbull conducts an overseas trip, following the dual citizenship crisis that has sideline...

Colin Firth takes Italian citizenship after Brexit decision

LONDON (AP) — British actor Colin Firth says he has taken Italian citizenship as a "sensible" move amid global political uncertainty. Firth, who is married to environmentalist Livia ...

British nun presented with Taiwan National ID card

Taipei, Sept. 18 -- British nun Ellen Mary Elizabeth Mylod (麥蕾), who has taught in Taiwan for 44 years, received a Taiwanese ID card on Monday. "It's hard to believe that I'm now ...

Young immigrants prepare for worst if Trump ends protections

PHOENIX (AP) — Young immigrants shielded from deportation by a program that President Donald Trump was expected to end were battling to keep those protections Monday, while preparing for the worst. ...

Germany: 2 more citizens held on political grounds in Turkey

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Foreign Ministry says two more Germans have been arrested in Turkey for what it considers political reasons, deepening tensions between the two countries. Min...

3rd Australian minister could be fired over dual citizenship

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A third Australian government minister has revealed she might have been unlawfully elected to Parliament because of a constitutional ban on dual citizens that has snared six...

Philippine Catholic nun given ROC citizenship

TAIPEI, (Taiwan News)-- Catholic nun O Anuna ( 滿詠萱 ) from the Philippines, who has devoted almost half of her life to taking care of children with disabilities in Taiwan, officially became a Republic ...