Hong Kong police make 3 arrests in another explosives case

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police said they arrested three men Saturday for testing homemade explosives that they suspect were intended for use during protests. The arrests are the ...

Malaysian court approves US bid to extradite North Korean

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian court Friday approved the extradition of a North Korean man to the U.S. to face money laundering charges in a case he says is politically motivated. ...

Photo of the Day: Freedom from Fear in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This photo of graffiti left by an unknown protester was taken just before sunset on a Saturday, Nov. 23 on a pedestrian bridge overlooking the campus of Hong Kong Polytech...

Russia expels 2 German diplomats over Berlin murder probe

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign ministry said Thursday that it has expelled two German diplomats in retaliation for Germany doing the same last week. The Russian Foreign Ministry sai...

Germany rejects Putin claim on Berlin slaying victim

BERLIN (AP) — Germany on Wednesday rejected an assertion by Russian President Vladimir Putin that it failed to comply with requests from Moscow to extradite a Georgian man who was killed in Berlin in ...

Taiwan playwright brings Hong Kong protests on stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stefani Kuo (郭佳怡), a budding playwright in the New York theater community, recently integrated the Hong Kong anti-extradition bill protests into her newest stage play to c...

Hong Kong's leader unbowed after massive weekend protest

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader on Tuesday again ruled out further concessions to protesters who marched peacefully in their hundreds of thousands this past weekend. The six-mon...

Hong Kong protests mark 6-month mark with massive rally

HONG KONG (AP) — Almost hidden among the throngs of demonstrators who marched in Hong Kong on Sunday was one woman who crawled, literally on hands and knees on the rough road surface — an ...

Taiwan's KMT presidential candidate denies pro-China label in WSJ interview

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Kuomintang presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) voiced dissatisfaction over his pro-China label and claimed th...

Hong Kong police sound alarm over homemade explosives

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's much-maligned police force provided a rare behind-the-scenes look Friday at its bomb disposal squad to show the potentially deadly destructive force of homemade explosives...

Carrie Lam impeachment rejected by Hong Kong legislators

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A motion proposed by Hong Kong's pro-democracy camp to impeach Chief Executive Carrie Lam (林鄭月娥) was rejected Thursday (Dec. 5) after failing to win enough support fro...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Dec. 5, the 339th day of 2019. There are 26 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 5, 20...

Canadian fugitive in murder case arrested in California

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — California officials say they have arrested a Canadian man wanted on a murder charge in that country. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office says 28-year-old Brand...

Israeli court OKs evaluation of Australia sex crimes suspect

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by a former educator accused of sexually abusing students in Australia, paving the way for a new psychiatric evaluation to determine her ...

Yi Fang Taiwan Fruit Tea closes 30 stores in 4 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Well-known Taiwanese beverage chain Yi Fang Fruit Tea (一芳) has ended operations at more than 30 locations since kowtowing to the Chinese government over Hong Kong's an...