Text of Pelosi's announcement on articles of impeachment

Text of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's announcement on Thursday that the House is moving forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Let us begin where ou...

Kosovo court jails ex-Serb minister for ethnic hatred

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — A Kosovo court has sentenced a former ethnic Serb minister to two years in prison for inciting ethnic hatred. The Pristina court said Thursday that Ivan Todos...

Video shows US State Department official refuse to call Taiwan a country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. State Department official on Monday (Dec. 2) raised concerns about U.S.-Taiwan relations after he refused to refer to Taiwan as a country. On Monday, David R. St...

Former Taiwan president backs Tsai's reelection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) on Tuesday (Dec. 3) declared his support for President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), who is being challenged by Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) of the opposit...

Chinese netizens boycott Lady Gaga for supporting Hong Kong and Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Heated debates broke out on social media Sunday (Dec. 1) after a Chinese internet user bashed Lady Gaga for her continued support for the Hong Kong protesters and Taiwan i...

Regular voting ends as Bougainville considers independence

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — They voted in mountain villages and on remote atolls. Even 15 youth who live in the jungle and wear bright Upe hats as they undergo traditional training to become men we...

Kosovo: 6 Serbs charged in moderate Serb leader’s killing

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo prosecutors have brought murder charges against a group of six ethnic Serbs for the killing of a moderate Serb leader. A prosecutors’ statement Monday ...

Ex-defense minister of Taiwan says Beijing approached him

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan continues to grapple with alleged Chinese interference in the run-up to the 2020 presidential election, former Taiwanese Defense Minister Michael Tsai (蔡明憲) reve...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Dec. 1, the 335th day of 2019. There are 30 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 1, 1824...

Irving Burgie, songwriter of calypso hit ‘Day-O,’ dies at 95

NEW YORK (AP) — Composer Irving Burgie, who helped popularize Caribbean music and co-wrote the enduring Harry Belafonte hit “Day-O (The Banana Boat Song),” has died at the age of 95. ...

Maltese prosecutors charge businessman in reporter’s killing

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Maltese prosecutors on Saturday charged a prominent local businessman as being an accomplice to the murder of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in a 2017 car bom...

Taiwanese man arrested in China collected military secrets: Chinese media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese man who went missing in China last August faces allegations of collecting military secrets, Chinese media reported Saturday (November 30). Morrison Lee (李孟居...

AP Explains: What awaits Suriname’s convicted president?

PARAMARIBO, Suriname (AP) — A court in the South American country of Suriname has convicted President Desi Bouterse in the 1982 killings of 15 prominent political opponents and sentenced him to 20 yea...

Balkan countries rush to help in Albanian earthquake

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — In the initial hours after a deadly pre-dawn earthquake struck Albania, pancaking buildings and trapping dozens of sleeping people beneath the rubble, the country’s neighbors sp...

Taiwan’s KMT presidential candidate opposes ‘One Country, Two Systems’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Opposition Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Friday (November 29) listed China’s “One Country, Two Systems” formula as one of t...