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Harris calls water security a foreign policy priority

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris said Wednesday the U.S. is safer if people in other countries have sufficient water to drink, grow food and safely dispose of sewage, emphasizing that wa...

China's Russia dealings irk US, but don't breach sanctions

BEIJING (AP) — China’s support for Russia through oil and gas purchases is irking Washington and raising the risk of U.S. retaliation, foreign observers say, though they see no sign Beijing is helping...

US senator visits Taiwan as China ups military threat

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth on Tuesday reiterated America's support for Taiwan on her second visit in a year to the self-governing island claimed by China. Duckwo...

Taiwan holds bilateral meeting with US at 75th WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Deputy Minister of Health and Welfare Lee Li-feng (李麗芬) on Wednesday (May 25) held a sideline meeting with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assi...

US says China’s actions toward Taiwan threaten peace in region

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing’s growing coercion of Taipei threatens peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday (May 26). Bli...

China strategy is about rules-based order, not 'new Cold War,' Blinken says

The United States will not block China from growing its economy, but wants it to adhere to international rules, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday in a long-awaited speech on U.S. stra...

Delegations from Sweden, Finland hold NATO talks in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Senior officials from Sweden and Finland met with Turkish counterparts in Ankara on Wednesday in an effort to overcome Turkey’s strong objections to the Nordic nations' bids to j...

The US took an oddly two-faced approach to Taiwan this week

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — On March 31, the U.S. and Taiwan held high-level talks “on expanding Taiwan’s participation at the United Nations and in other international fora” is i...

Sweden says it's not providing money, military aid to Kurds

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden on Tuesday denied that it was providing any “financial assistance or military support” to Kurdish groups or entities in Syria — claims that Turkey's using to back its oppositio...

OSCE, crippled in Ukraine, could fulfill its potential after the war ends

When Helga Maria Schmid spoke with DW in Vienna about the end of the OSCE's special monitoring mission to Ukraine, the words she chose were "very unfortunate" and "heartbreaking.&qu...

G7 health ministers back Taiwan's participation in WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The health ministers of the Group of Seven (G7) recently reiterated their support for Taiwan's participation in the World Health Organization (WHO), arguing that the i...

Can Gen Z handle inflation better than older generations?

"I always thought that by the time I reached this age I would have bought a small secondhand car, so I could drive to my grandmother's house in Bavaria and visit her more often," said Al...

Taiwan delegation arrives in Geneva for 75th WHA assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Deputy Minister of Health and Welfare Lee Li-fen (李麗芬), who is leading a delegation of health officials, has arrived in Geneva, Switzerland, to hold meetings with other na...

Taiwan congratulates Australian Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Saturday (May 21) congratulated Anthony Albanese on his victory in Australia's general election. Taiwan and Australia are ...

Will Austria abandon neutrality to join NATO?

By declaring their intention to join the NATO defense alliance, Finland and Sweden are respectively abandoning decades and centuries of neutrality. Yet Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer has said Austr...