Canada may have assisted China's bio-warfare program with transfer of lethal viruses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A startling report from Canada on Thursday (Aug. 8) reveals that Canadian health officials approved the transfer of dangerous virus samples to China in March of 2019, whic...

Feds: FBI 'exercised remarkable caution' in CIA worker probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York say the FBI "exercised remarkable caution and candor" in securing search warrants that led to espionage charges against a former CIA employee. ...

Pakistani officials say Indian national arrested for spying

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Two Pakistani security officials say authorities have arrested an Indian national who was allegedly spying on a nuclear enrichment facility in eastern Punjab province. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, July 31, the 212th day of 2019. There are 153 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 31...

San Francisco State University shutters its Confucius Institute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –- San Francisco State University (SFSU) decided to end its 14-year collaboration with the Confucius Institute under pressure from the federal government, making it the 13th...

Spain's no. 2 bank to be probed over police spy case

MADRID (AP) — Spain's National Court says it has accepted the request of state anti-corruption prosecutors to probe Spain's second-biggest bank for allegedly paying a police investigator to carry out ...

Seoul returns 3 North Koreans who crossed sea border in boat

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it's returning three North Koreans who crossed the Koreas' sea border aboard a wooden fishing boat over the weekend. Seoul's Unification Mi...

Trial of Cambodian reporters who used to work for US begins

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The espionage trial of two Cambodian journalists who formerly worked for a U.S. government-funded radio station has begun, almost two years after their arrests. ...

Trial of Cambodian reporters who used to work for US begins

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The espionage trial of two Cambodian journalists who formerly worked for a U.S. government-funded radio station has begun, more than 20 months after their arrests. ...

Taiwan charges 5 with selling BASF secrets to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Five present and former senior employees of German chemical giant BASF SE in Taiwan were indicted Wednesday (July 24) for selling company secrets worth NT$3.5 billion ...

Moscow's Metropol: elegance to revolution and back again

MOSCOW (AP) — In 1991, as the Soviet Union collapsed around him, Alexander Mishakov was summoned to a place that was off-limits to most citizens — the Metropol Hotel. Newly graduated...

The Latest: FBI chief Wray says China poses a serious threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on FBI Director Christopher Wray's appearance before a Senate committee (all times local): 11:10 a.m. FBI Director Christopher Wray say...

Assange drops appeal of 50-week sentence for jumping bail

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has dropped an appeal of his 50-week prison term for jumping bail in Britain. Court officials said Thursday that a hearing on the appea...

Taiwan prepares expanded blacklist of Chinese telecom products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday (July 18), Executive Yuan Spokeswoman Kolas Yotaka announced that Taiwan’s government will be introducing a blacklist of Chinese telecom products at the ...

UN court to rule on India-Pakistan alleged spy case

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' highest court is preparing to issue its judgment in a dispute between nuclear neighbors India and Pakistan over the pending execution of an alleged sp...