Protests against citizenship law continue unabated in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators perched themselves on the steps of an iconic mosque in the Indian capital on Friday to protest against a new citizenship law that excludes Muslim immigrants....

Time on Taiwan's side: Washington Post

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an article posted in The Washington Post Thursday (Jan. 16), columnist George F. Will pointed out that the tactics employed by Communist China are no longer effective. ...

Florida high court sides with governor on felon voter rights

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court sided with Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday in a legal dispute over restoring voting rights to felons with unpaid fines — one of many clashes over the b...

Commission investigating Florida high school massacre sued

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Student and civil rights groups are suing the commission investigating the 2018 Florida high school massacre, saying it illegally adjourned a recent meeting before the pub...

Key Kentucky lawmaker suggests creating pardons commission

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — After a much-criticized flurry of last-minute pardons by ex-Gov. Matt Bevin, Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers predicted Wednesday that lawmakers will try to modify the pa...

Anti-corruption mission in Honduras in precarious position

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — With just days remaining before the mandate of a regional anti-corruption mission in Honduras is set to expire, backers fear the four-year-old effort could be in its death...

KMT member begs contentious pro-China legislator to quit amid reform crisis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the younger members of the Kuomintang (KMT) clamor for party reform in the wake of its rout in the general elections, one member singled out a highly contentious figure...

Legislation intended to curb Chinese infiltration signed into law by Taiwan's president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Wednesday (Jan. 15), the Anti-infiltration Act was signed into the law by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), who stressed that the legislation would not curb regular exchang...

AP Explains: Fight for Venezuela's National Assembly deepens

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — With two men claiming the presidency for nearly a year, Venezuela's political landscape has been messy for a while now. But it is set to become flat out chaotic, with confusi...

China says Taiwan policy intact despite election results

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese official said Wednesday that Beijing will not change its policy of annexing Taiwan through its “one country, two systems" framework, despite the heavy turnout in favor of pro-...

Virginia Democrats weigh differing redistricting reforms

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Democrats argued for years that Republicans abused their majority status by drawing gerrymandered legislative and congressional districts that gave the GOP an unfair adva...

Peru court backs president's decision to dissolve Congress

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru’s Constitutional Court has backed President Martín Vizcarra’s controversial decision to dissolve the nation’s legislature last year. Magistrates voted Tuesday ...

Nigel Farage gets his way, and last laugh: Brexit is coming

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Nigel Farage, the self-declared “pantomime villain” of Brexit, is leaving his favorite theater — the European Union's parliament in Strasbourg — this week with a sense of mis...

Shanghai breaks ties with Prague over Taiwan feud

BEIJING (AP) — Shanghai ended all official relations with the city of Prague on Tuesday after the Czech capital chose to partner with Taipei instead of Beijing. The foreign affairs o...

First 'new immigrant' legislator looks back on achievements

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After almost four years in the legislature, Cambodian-born Lin Li-chan (林麗蟬) shared her inspiring life experience at a forum held by the Fair Winds Foundation on Jan. 4. ...