Appeals court seems wary of ordering dismissal of Flynn case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court in Washington appeared inclined Tuesday to let a judge decide on his own whether to grant the Justice Department's request to dismiss the criminal case agains...

Taiwan premier praises government officials for resisting corruption

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite alleged attempts by several lawmakers to pressure government officials to give in and favor a particular business arrangement, they stood firm against corruption, ...

Legislators deny SOGO bribery allegations and bailed

UPDATE: Aug. 1, 7:40 p.m. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prosecutors on Saturday (Aug. 1) requested the detention of four incumbent and one former lawmaker over allegations of bribery related to a po...

Taiwan prosecutors raid legislative offices in connection with Sogo scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prosecutors raided the offices of four legislators and two former lawmakers Friday (July 31), reportedly in connection with bribery allegations related to a past struggle ...

Ian Johnson on American journalist expulsions: 'Now we lack facts' on China

DW: You lived in China for over 20 years. What first crossed your mind when China canceled your visa? Ian Johnson:I learned about my expulsion from China by email when I was in London. It was a bit s...

Kuwait emir, 91, flies to US for medical care after surgery

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kuwait's 91-year-old ruling emir left Thursday morning for the United States to seek further medical care after recently undergoing surgery, its state-run news agenc...

Kuwait emir, 91, to go to US for medical care after surgery

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kuwait says its 91-year-old ruling emir, who recently underwent surgery, will travel to the U.S. for further medical care. That's according to a re...

Kuwait's ruler, 91, undergoes a 'successful' surgery

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kuwait's 91-year-old ruler underwent a “successful” surgery Sunday that required the oil-rich nation's crown prince to be temporarily empowered to serve in his place...

Pandemic and power struggle hobble Bolivia ahead of vote

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia is grappling with two crises: the pandemic and bitter political discord ahead of elections scheduled for September, nearly a year after the chaotic ouster of the former ...

Power tussle in Nepal ruling party as China influence grows

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal’s prime minister could be forced out of office within weeks amid an internal tussle for power within his governing party following his sharp rhetoric on neighboring India...

Case against Taiwan’s national police chief closed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first-ever investigation of a national police chief was terminated after prosecutors concluded that no illegal acts had been committed related to three personnel appoi...

Putin a step away from goal as constitutional vote nears end

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is just a step away from completing his main political project of the year — constitutional changes that would allow him to extend his rule until 2036. ...

Donors pledge $1.8 billion for Sudan's democratic transition

BERLIN (AP) — Western and Arab countries pledged a total $1.8 billion in aid to Sudan on Thursday to help the struggling African nation a year after pro-democracy protesters forced the removal of the ...

Court hears arguments on whether to dismiss Flynn case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court heard arguments Friday on whether it should order the dismissal of the Justice Department's prosecution of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flyn...

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Today in History Today is Monday, June 8, the 160th day of 2020. There are 206 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 8, 196...