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Think tank CEO urges Taiwan to provide official development assistance to Ukraine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan should provide official development assistance (ODA) to Ukraine once it begins its post-war recovery, Taiwan NextGen Foundation CEO Chen Kuan-ting (陳冠廷) said on Tue...

EU states freeze $130 million worth of Lebanese assets

BEIRUT (AP) — Authorities in three European countries have frozen more than $130 million in assets linked to an investigation into money laundering in Lebanon, a European Union agency said Monday. ...

Lebanon to keep brother of central bank chief in custody

BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese judge decided Thursday to keep the brother of the country’s embattled central bank governor in custody, a week after he was first arrested on corruption allegations, state med...

Lebanese judge charges central bank chief with corruption

BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese judge said Monday she has charged the country’s central bank governor with illegal enrichment and money laundering during Lebanon’s economic meltdown. Ghada...

Lebanon arrests brother of embattled central bank chief

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese authorities on Thursday arrested the brother of the country's embattled central bank governor over suspicion of money laundering and illicit enrichment, the state-run news agenc...

Lebanese judge issues travel ban for central bank governor

BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese judge Tuesday issued a travel ban for the country’s central bank governor, state-run National News Agency and a lawyer said. The move comes after a corruption lawsuit accused ...

Japan's enduring love affair with Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee

Every morning, as Kazunori Kamiyoshiwara starts his working day in the bustling Chuo district of Tokyo with a mug of coffee, it reminds him of the spectacular peaks of the Blue Mountains of Jamaica, w...

Lebanon crisis brings mixed legacy for central bank governor

BEIRUT (AP) — Touted as the guardian of Lebanon’s monetary stability, he steered the tiny country's finances for nearly three decades, through post-war recovery and bouts of unrest. ...

AP Interview: Envoy says Russia's clout in Afghanistan rises

MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian diplomat says that because America "completely failed" in Afghanistan, this has opened the way for Moscow to expand its clout in the country. Zamir Kab...