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Honduras’ friendship with Taiwan also promise to US: ambassador

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Honduras’ Ambassador to Taiwan Harold Burgos reaffirmed his country’s commitment to Taiwan on Sunday (Aug. 7), stressing that he personally confirmed that comm...

17 missing, 121 hurt, 1 dead in fire at Cuban oil facility

HAVANA (AP) — A fire set off by a lightning strike at an oil storage facility raged uncontrolled in the Cuban city of Matanzas, where four explosions and flames injured 121 people and left 17 firefigh...

Venezuela, Colombia border areas hopeful as reopening looms

SAN JUAN DE COLON, Venezuela (AP) — The freight company owned by Alfredo Rosales and his brothers was hustling, its 50 or so trucks constantly on the go hauling about 1 million tons of coal, cement, f...

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines PM arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation led by Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves arrived in Taiwan on Sunday morning (Aug. 7) and will remain in the country until Frida...

Israel, militants trade fire as Gaza death toll climbs to 24

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes flattened homes in Gaza on Saturday and Palestinian rocket barrages into southern Israel persisted for a second day, raising fears of another major esca...

Chad junta leader in Qatar after months of peace deal talks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The head of Chad's military government met Saturday with Qatar's ruling emir after months of talks between Chadian forces and rebel factions, hosted by the Arab coun...

Has Russia's carpet bombing of Ukraine been halted?

Uniformed officers from numerous Western countries are staring at laptops in a large screened-off room full of provisionally laid data cables. Many languages overlap as they maintain contact with thei...

Ukraine: Amnesty Int'l report sparks furor, resignation

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The head of Amnesty International’s Ukraine chapter has resigned, saying the human rights organization shot down her opposition to publishing a report that claimed Ukrainian force...

Taiwan says Chinese planes, ships carry out attack simulation exercise

Chinese aircraft and warships rehearsed an attack on Taiwan on Saturday, island officials said, in retaliation for a visit there by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that also saw Beijing halt talks on ...

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines prime minister set to arrive in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves is slated to arrive in Taiwan on Sunday (Aug. 7) to strengthen ties between the two countries. Gon...

Foreign ministry hits back at China's claim Taiwan, US changing status quo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) slammed China’s claim that Taiwan and the U.S. have changed the status quo in a press release issued Saturday (Aug. 6). MOF...

Friday's Sports In Brief

NFL CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The NFL Players Association has filed a brief replying to the league’s appeal in Deshaun Watson’s discipline case. Former New Jersey Attorne...

Slovakia foreign secretary urges Taiwan Strait peace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Martin Klus, Slovakia State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, on Friday (Aug. 5) called for peace in the Taiwan Strait, following China’s ba...

ASEAN special envoy to Myanmar warns on further executions

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Efforts by Myanmar’s neighbors to help restore peace and normalcy to the strife-torn Southeast Asian nation were hindered by the country’s recent executions of four politic...

Japan PM Kishida to reshuffle cabinet as COVID, Taiwan in focus

TOKYO, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will reshuffle his cabinet next week to address mounting issues including the coronavirus, inflation, Taiwan affairs and economic stimulu...