Israel pushes for changes in UN's Lebanon peacekeeping force

JERUSALEM (AP) — As the United Nations prepares to renew the mandate of its peacekeeping operation in southern Lebanon, Israel is working with Security Council members to push for tough changes in the...

Taiwan says China behind cyberattacks on government agencies, emails

Taiwan said on Wednesday hacking groups linked to the Chinese government had attacked at least 10 government agencies and some 6,000 email accounts of government officials in an “infiltration&rd...

Army officer detained for attempting to sell China footage of Taiwanese drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese Army lieutenant has been taken into custody for attempting to sell sensitive military data to China. The Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed the ca...

Netanyahu warns Hezbollah after Israeli strike in Syria

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday warned the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group and others after Israeli forces said they thwarted an infiltration attempt from Syria...

Australian university under fire for deleting Twitter post critical of HK security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia has become the target of criticism after it deleted a Twitter post critical of Beijing's implementation of the na...

Israeli military strike likely kills 4 militants from Syria

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said it thwarted an infiltration attempt from Syria early Monday, likely killing four suspected militants it accused of trying to plant explosives. ...

Update: Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui passed away at age 97

Update: 07/30 10:30 p.m. Former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) died at 7:24 p.m. at the age of 97 in Taipei Veterans General Hospital, where he had been hospitalized since February. TAIPEI (Taiwan...

Lebanon accuses Israel of provoking border escalation

KFAR CHOUBA, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanon's prime minister Tuesday accused Israel of provoking a “dangerous escalation” along the border in an attempt to modify the mandate of a U.N. peacekeeping force in s...

Lebanese party leader blames Hezbollah, allies for crisis

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of a major Christian group in Lebanon on Tuesday blamed the militant group Hezbollah and its local allies led by President Michel Aoun for the rapidly deteriorating economy an...

China sets up Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy research center

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China inaugurated the Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy research center (習近平外交思想研究中心) on Monday (July 20) amid a flurry of diplomatic rows with a host of nations. The ins...

Taiwan’s digital minister depicts Chinese telecom equipment as ‘Trojan Horse’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s digital minister has warned of the danger of including Chinese equipment in telecom infrastructure, likening its use to bringing in a “Trojan Horse.&r...

Taiwan's legislative speaker urges former president to cease HK comments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to former Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou's (馬英九) disputed comments on Hong Kong's new national security law, Legislative Speaker You Si-kun (游錫堃) sug...

Ex-Taiwanese president equates Taiwan's national security laws to HK security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Presidential Office spokesman Ting Yun-kung (丁允恭) on Sunday (July 5) criticized former Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou’s (馬英九) comparison of China's recently pa...

European police crack encrypted phones, arrest hundreds

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — European police delivered a major blow to organized crime after cracking an encrypted communications network, allowing them to covertly watch "over the shoulder” of crimi...

US navy admiral concerned about China's meddling in global community

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Navy admiral James G. Foggo warned that the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) attempt to undermine international rules in Europe and Africa have become more obvious...