Pakistan police arrest son-in-law of exiled former premier

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police arrested the son-in-law of the country's exiled former Nawaz Sharif on Monday after he led a crowd in chanting against the military at the tomb of the country...

Facing terror charges, ETA's last boss apologizes for deaths

PARIS (AP) — The last-known chief of ETA, the now-extinct Basque separatist militant group, goes on trial Monday in Paris for terrorism charges that he deems “absurd” because of his role in ending a c...

Facing terror charges, ETA's last boss apologizes for deaths

PARIS (AP) — The last known chief of ETA, the now-extinct Basque separatist militant group, goes on trial Monday in Paris for terrorism charges that he deems “absurd” because of his role in ending a c...

Taiwan congratulates Bougainville independence leader in Papua New Guinea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has congratulated the leader of an independence movement in Bougainville, a region of Papua New Guinea that last year approved an independence referendum, reports s...

China: Spying allegations against NYC cop 'pure fabrication'

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday said allegations against a New York City police officer charged with being an “intelligence asset” for the Chinese government are a “pure fabrication” and part of a U.S...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Sept. 10, the 254th day of 2020. There are 112 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept....

Scotland's handling of virus boosts support for independence

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — There is wide agreement that Britain’s devastating coronavirus outbreak has been met by strong, effective political leadership. Just not from Prime Minister Boris Johnson. ...

For Harris, memories of mother guide bid for vice president

NEW YORK (AP) — Speaking from the Senate floor for the first time, Kamala Harris expressed gratitude for a woman on whose shoulders she said she stood. In her autobiography, Harris interspersed the we...

Two questions you should ask before discussing Taiwan-China relations

Shih Ming-teh (施明德), a renowned political activist in Taiwan and a former political prisoner for 25 and a half years, recently published a research paper entitled "On Taiwan's sovereignty and...

Catalan separatists rally in France with fugitive ex-leader

PERPIGNAN, France (AP) — Tens of thousands of people who want the Catalonia region to become independent from Spain held a major rally across the border, in southeastern France, on Saturday. ...

Clashes erupt at Hong Kong rally to support China's Uighurs

HONG KONG (AP) — Clashes broke out Sunday between Hong Kong police and protesters at a rally in support of China's Uighur minority. Police arrested two protesters who were attempting...

Ex-Vice President Lu proposes formalized Taiwan-South Korea relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) called for the formalization of bilateral relations between Taiwan and South Korea in a keynote speech delivered in Seoul ...

Taipei Mayor Ko slams pro-independence figures for fake love towards Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) lambasted Taiwanese pro-independence figures on Wednesday (Nov. 20), accusing them of lying about loving the country while their offspring hav...

AP Explains: A look at why Spain is voting again

MADRID (AP) — Spain is back at the polls for the fourth time in four years with violence linked to Catalonia's regional secession push and a predicted surge in Spain's nascent far-right party dominati...

AP Explains: A look at Franco and why he is being exhumed

MADRID (AP) — The body of dictator Gen. Francisco Franco is being exhumed Thursday from the grandiose mausoleum at the Valley of the Fallen before being transferred to a more discreet, private resting...