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Trio of suits target Florida 'woke' law pushed by DeSantis

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A trio of lawsuits target a Florida law championed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis that restricts race-based conversation and analysis in business and education, the latest...

Bangladesh PM tells UN that Myanmar must take Rohingya back

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh's leader told a visiting U.N. official on Wednesday that hundreds of thousands of ethnic minority Rohingya refugees living in overcrowded camps in Bangladesh must r...

Reports: Israel carried out Gaza strike that killed 5 minors

JEBALIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Palestinian human rights group and an Israeli newspaper reported Tuesday that an explosion in a cemetery that killed five Palestinian children during the latest flare-up ...

President Tsai pays tribute to Taiwan democracy pioneer Peng Ming-min on his centennial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) paid tribute to professor Peng Ming-min (彭明敏) on his centennial Sunday (Aug. 14), thanking him for his dedication to justice and democracy. ...

Salman Rushdie, novelist who drew death threats, on ventilator after New York stabbing

Salman Rushdie, the Indian-born novelist who spent years in hiding after Iran urged Muslims to kill him because of his writing, was stabbed in the neck and torso onstage at a lecture in New York state...

India at 75: How Hindu nationalism overshadows the promise of secularism

When India gained its independence from Britain in 1947, its founding fathers envisioned the newly free nation as a secular multicultural state. Over the next 75 years, the South Asian country has t...

Reviving Mexico's groundbreaking muralism a century later

POXINDEJE, Mexico (AP) — A painter in orange overalls touches up the image of a hand holding a rifle while an artist perched on scaffolding painstakingly places bits of colorful ceramic in a mosaic of...

Shiite Muslims in Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan mark Ashoura

KARBALA, Iraq (AP) — Shiites in Iraq, Lebanon and Pakistan chanted, paraded and beat their chests on Tuesday as they marked Ashoura, one of the most important dates on the religious calendar, commemor...

US Secretary of State Blinken in South Africa on Africa tour

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken began his three-nation tour of Africa Sunday by visiting a museum in South Africa commemorating how the country's Black youths helped to end ...

In Baghdad's Sadr City, cleric's support underpins protests

BAGHDAD (AP) — Khalil Ibrahim’s four sons are among thousands of followers of an influential Shiite cleric staging a sit-in outside Iraq’s parliament after storming the building last week in a stunnin...

China's ambassador to France says Taiwanese will be 'reeducated' after annexation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's Ambassador to France Lu Shaye (盧沙野) on Wednesday (Aug. 3) claimed that Beijing would impose reeducation after it annexes Taiwan, drawing international criticis...

Places to see in Poland

Taiwanese-Polish business and cultural ties have never been stronger, and Taiwan Trade Center's location in a prestigious area of Warsaw proves as much. I’ve prepared a list of places for...

Iraq cleric's followers camped out in parliament for 2nd day

BAGHDAD (AP) — With mattresses strewn about, food trucked in and protesters playacting as lawmakers, hundreds of followers of an influential Shiite cleric were camped out Sunday inside the Iraqi parli...

Sting warns during Warsaw concert of threats to democracy

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — British musician Sting interrupted a concert in Warsaw on Saturday evening to warn his audience that democracy is under attack worldwide and to denounce the war in Ukraine as “an...

Central Taiwan Rainbow Village defaced, artist condemns perpetrator as ‘villain’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Rainbow Creative Co. Ltd, which operates Taichung’s Rainbow Village, has been accused of defacing the attraction’s famous murals on Saturday (July 30) in an ac...