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Taiwan declassifies secret government files

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The permanent classification of secret government documents came to an end on Wednesday (Feb. 28), the 77th anniversary of the 228 Massacre. The relevant amendments to ...

Taiwan mulls expansion of sanctions against Russia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will convene a meeting in early April to consider expanding sanctions against Russia to include more machine tool items, reports said Wednesday (Feb. 28). The ne...

Shamima Begum: Former 'IS' wife loses UK citizenship appeal

A woman who traveled to Syria as a teenager to join the self-proclaimed Islamic State group lost her appeal on Friday against the British government's decision to revoke her UK citizenship. Lond...

Ukraine updates: US to impose 'major sanction package' on Russia

The United States, on Friday, plans to announce sanctions against 500 entities involved in Russia's "war machine." Here's a look at the latest developments in Russia's war in Uk...

Albania ratifies migrant deal with Italy

Albania's parliament on Thursday ratified a migration deal with Italy allowing it to host two holding centers for migrants rescued in Italian waters. The deal was approved by 77 members of the 14...

No current plans for military to help Coast Guard with Taiwan maritime affairs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The military refrains from intervening in Coast Guard affairs, Colonel Lee Chang-fu (李昌富), deputy director of Taiwan’s joint military operations planning, said at a ...

US to impose 'major sanctions' on Russia over Navalny death

The U.S. will announce a major package of sanctions against Russia on Friday over the death of opposition leader Alexei Navalny and the two-year Ukraine war, President Joe Biden said on Tuesday. Bi...

Ukraine updates: Germany's Baerbock vows to hold Putin accountable

Germany's Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has reaffirmed support for Kyiv ahead of G20 ministers' meeting in Brazil. "If Putin believes that after two years the world will forget who ...

Taiwan passport holders should still avoid Cuba, foreign ministry says

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s foreign ministry said it continues to recommend that citizens avoid traveling to Cuba after individuals visiting with Taiwan passports were denied entry to ...

Ex-Japan navy official clarifies Tokyo's defense obligations in Taiwan Strait conflict

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the event of a Taiwan contingency, Japan would only be obligated to defend its territory, former Japanese navy Rear Admiral Yamamoto Katsuya said on Monday (Feb. 19). ...

It is time for Taiwan to arm Ukraine

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Now is the time to start tooling up the capacity to ship arms to Ukraine, as doing so would not only be the right thing to do for a fellow democracy facing off against a...

Taiwan's DPP appoints new international affairs department head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wen Lii (李問), the former head of the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) Matsu Islands County chapter, will take over as director of the party’s international...

Kremlin dismisses US warning about Russian nuclear capability in space

The Kremlin dismissed on Thursday a warning by the United States about Moscow's new nuclear capabilities in space, calling it a "malicious fabrication" and a trick by the White House aim...

South Korea to tighten punishment for industrial espionage

When South Korea's Trade and Industry Ministry submitted revisions to laws covering industrial espionage in November, it was widely accepted that the new provisions were designed to fend off repor...

US lawmakers accuse VC firms of funding Chinese military-linked firms

Sequoia Capital China, Qualcomm Ventures and three other venture capital firms plowed at least $3 billion into Chinese tech companies that support Beijing's military and its repression of minoriti...