China snatches up Zambia's state-run power company in southern Africa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s economic strategy of predatory lending to indebt poor nations and then take over critical infrastructure once a country defaults on its loans is on full disp...

Pence praises Republican Sen. Heller in Las Vegas speech

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence traveled to Las Vegas Friday to campaign and fundraise for fellow Republicans. Pence's second trip to Las Vegas this year began with a tour...

Correction: Congress-EPA-Hazardous Substances story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Sept. 6 about lawmakers pressing the Environmental Protection Agency to act faster to bring more of the country's most hazardous industrial compounds under regulation, The...

UN court hears case over strategic Indian Ocean islands

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Judges at the United Nations' highest court are listening to arguments in a case focused on the legality of British sovereignty over the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocea...

China denies Trump's claim it hacked Clinton's emails

BEIJING (AP) — China has denied an accusation by U.S. President Donald Trump that it hacked the emails of Hillary Clinton, his Democratic opponent in the 2016 election. "We are firml...

For McCain, a life of courage, politics came down to 1 vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — For John McCain, a lifetime of courage, contradictions and contrarianism came down to one vote, in the middle of the night, in the twilight of his career. The fate ...

For McCain, a life of courage, politics came down to 1 vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — For John McCain, a lifetime of courage, contradictions and contrarianism came down to one vote, in the middle of the night, in the twilight of his career. The fate ...

'Way too short:' A 93-year-old meets his N. Korean brother

DONGDUCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Ninety-three-year-old Ham Sung-chan's eyes widen with excitement as he describes the shock and euphoria of reuniting with his baby brother, now 79, during three days of...

War hero and presidential candidate John McCain has died

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain, who faced down his captors in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp with jut-jawed defiance and later turned his rebellious streak into a 35-year political career th...

White House: El Salvador breaking ties with Taiwan a 'grave concern' to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday evening, Aug. 23 the White House released a statement condemning El Salvador’s decision to sever diplomatic ties with Taiwan and establish relations with...

Rubio drafts amendment to end aid for El Salvador after switch from Taiwan to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to the news that Taiwan had cut ties with El Salvador as it prepared to switch its allegiance to China, Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) announced on Twi...

El Salvador deal to switch from Taiwan to China could include 'military base'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Taiwan preemptively severed relations with El Salvador today in advance of its diplomatic recognition of Communist China, more scrutiny is being placed on the massive Por...

Poland marks Army Day with parade, call for US military base

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's president voiced hope for a permanent U.S. military presence in his country as the Eastern European nation put on a large military parade on its Army Day holiday replete...

Foe accused by Maduro says Venezuela military is fracturing

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The exiled opposition leader accused by Venezuelan authorities of directing a failed plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro says the greatest threat to the embattled soci...

The Latest: Taliban storm Afghan army base, kill 17 troops

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan after a surge in Taliban attacks (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The spokesman for the Defense Min...