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Senior US official reiterates support for Ukraine, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Kurt Campbell called German Foreign Office State Secretary Thomas Bagger on Thursday (Feb. 29) to reiterate his support for Ukraine and the ...

Taiwan awards scholarships to Somaliland military officers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has provided scholarships to Somaliland military officers, the Taiwan Representative Office in Somaliland announced on Thursday (Feb. 29). To address Somaliland&...

Human rights in Russia: What follows Oleg Orlov's sentence?

On Tuesday, a court in Moscow sentenced Oleg Orlov, co-founder and co-chair of the human rights organization Memorial, to two and a half years in prison. The 70-year-old had been charged with "re...

Philippine President Marcos points out China threat to Australian parliament

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. spoke at the Parliament of Australia on Thursday (Feb. 29), where he and Prime Minister Anthony Albanese reaffirmed the importanc...

Singapore streamer banned from Taiwan for up to 5 years for staged egg attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Singaporean streamer and her assistant will be banned from entering Taiwan for up to five years after they staged a fake assault with eggs in Kaohsiung over the weekend....

Taiwan grateful for Tuvalu's continued diplomatic support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) thanked the new Tuvalu government for pledging continued support on Wednesday (Feb. 28). In its “Statement of Pr...

Tsai lauds Taiwan's transitional justice efforts to commemorate 228 Massacre

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) listed her administration’s accomplishments in implementing transitional justice over the past eight years in a speech at a memorial cer...

Lai Ching-te stresses need for more education, reflection on Taiwan's 228 Massacre

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President-elect Lai Ching-te (賴清德) emphasized the need for more education concerning the 228 Massacre during his remarks at the memorial service for its 77th anniversary i...

Germany hosts talks between Armenia and Azerbaijan

The foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan were due to hold peace talks in Berlin on Wednesday, five months after thousands of ethnic Armenians fled the Nagorno-Karabakh region following a lightn...

Iran's 'mock election' brings no hope of change

Iran is set to hold a parliamentary election on March 1, with over 61 million of its citizens eligible to vote. They are also asked to decide who will sit on the Council of Experts, a body which choos...

Ukraine updates: Zelenskyy in Albania to drum up support

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has traveled to Albania to co-host a summit with Prime Minister Edi Rama involving leaders from the Balkan region, with talks coming just after the second...

Taiwan National Human Rights Museum announces sites of injustice marking system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan National Human Rights Museum (NHRM) held an unveiling ceremony for its sites of injustice marking system on Monday (Feb. 26), per a press release by the Ministr...

Tsai likens Taiwan-Japan ties to that of familial relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Relations between Taiwan and Japan are that of family members, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said at a reception marking Japanese Emperor Naruhito's birthday on Monday ...

Ukraine updates: Putin marks Crimea takeover anniversary

Russian President Vladimir Putin has vowed to boost the striking power of Russia's Special Operations Forces as he marked the 10th anniversary of the seizure of government buildings in Crimea. Hi...

In third year of war, why Ukraine's fate hinges on West

BRUSSELS, Feb 22 (Reuters) - As the war in Ukraine enters its third year, the conflict will be determined not just on the battlefield but also in Western capitals and other places far from the front l...