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Taipei exhibition features designer of Tokyo Olympics emblem

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Eslite Xinyi Store in Taipei is holding an exhibition this month featuring Asao Tokolo, the designer behind the emblems of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. A To...

Who is winning Myanmar's civil war?

Who has the upper hand in Myanmar's civil war? Is it the military, which has been trying to control the country with brutal force since the coup, or the resistance movement, which is using guerril...

Ukraine: Russian missile strike kills 10 in Odesa, official says — live updates

- Ukraine says 10 dead in Russian missile strike on Odesa This article was last updated at 02:40 UTC/GMT Czech Republic's EU presidency to focus on Ukraine The Czech Republic will take over the...

KMT backtracks on remarks backing China’s Taiwan Strait claims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) on Wednesday (June 29) backtracked on remarks made by its U.S. envoy that seemed to support China’s recent assertions that the Taiwan Strait is ...

Taiwan's KMT rebukes Beijing's claims of sovereignty and 'internal waters'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The main opposition Kuomingtang (KMT) party on Wednesday (June 29) issued a statement refuting claims by the Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) that Taiwan is ruled by Beijing an...

Today in History: June 30, ERA expires

Today in History Today is Thursday, June 30, the 181st day of 2022. There are 184 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June ...

Indonesian president offers to take message from Ukraine's leader to Putin

KYIV, June 29 (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo offered on Wednesday to deliver a message from Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskiy to Russian leader Vladimir Putin to try to boost peace ...

Putin accuses NATO of 'imperial ambitions' over Finland, Sweden membership offer

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that there would be "some tensions" between Moscow and Sweden and Finland as the two countries were formally invited to join the NATO military allia...

Nobel laureate Ressa vows to fight order to shut Philippine news site

Philippine Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa pledged on Wednesday to fight an order by the corporate regulator to shut down her online news site Rappler, known for its critical reporting of Preside...

Indonesia: Jokowi visits Ukraine and Russia amid global food crisis

Indonesian President Joko Widodo, better known as Jokowi, arrived in Kyiv on Wednesday to hold talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, becoming the first Asian leader to visit the country ...

Taiwan foreign ministry asserts sovereignty over Taiping Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday (June 29) affirmed that Taiping Island belongs to Taiwan. Responding to the Philippine foreign ministry’s prot...

Lawyer blasts Taiwan's KMT for going too far to please China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) has gone too far in pleasing China, Huang Di-ying (黃帝穎), chairman and lawyer of Taiwan Forever Association (TFA), said on Tuesday (June 28), blasting ...

Philippines: News site Rappler ordered to shut down

Nobel laureate Maria Ressa confirmed on Wednesday that the Philippine government is pressing forward with an order to shut down Rappler, the news website she co-founded. The site, which gained notor...

Kosovars fume at new delay in accessing EU visa-free travel

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The European Union's delay in allowing visa-free travel for the people of Kosovo has spread dismay and resentment in the continent's newest state, and one Pristina businessman ...

Iran, US begin EU-led indirect nuclear deal talks in Qatar

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran and the United States began indirect talks Tuesday in Qatar aimed at finding a way to save Tehran's tattered nuclear deal with world powers. ...