US may invest in new Australia port capable of housing warships

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. military is considering spending US$211 million (around NT$6.6 billion) on construction in Darwin, Australia, according to the annual defense bill, the Marine Cor...

Prosecutors slam Taiwan ex-President Ma Ying-jeou’s acquittal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei District Prosecutors Office on Friday (July 12) slammed the not-guilty verdict by the Taiwan High Court for ex-President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) in the case surround...

China's largesse in Tonga threatens future of Pacific nation

NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga (AP) — The days unfold at a leisurely pace in Tonga, a South Pacific archipelago with no traffic lights or fast-food chains, and where snuffling pigs roam dusty roads. Y...

China's largesse in Tonga threatens future of Pacific nation

NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga (AP) — The days unfold at a leisurely pace in Tonga, a South Pacific archipelago with no traffic lights or fast-food chains, and where snuffling pigs roam dusty roads. Y...

Pelosi's feud with Ocasio-Cortez tests party heading to 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — They don't talk to each other much, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. But they're lately speaking at one another in a way that threatens party unity and u...

Former China leader Jiang Zemin and supporters in Chairman Xi's sights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An ongoing power struggle between the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) old and new guard has reportedly come to a head, leading former leader Jiang Zemin (江澤民) to seek medic...

WIMBLEDON '19: What to know, from Murray's return to 'FAA'

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Clearly, Andy Murray's tearful farewell to tennis was premature. So, too, was tennis' farewell to Murray. About five months since Murray discussed retiremen...

Timeline of boxing body AIBA's problems

The International Boxing Association has been told it cannot participate in the 2020 Olympics after years of financial chaos and allegations of corrupt judging. While boxing remains ...

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela's Guaidó, Maduro

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations' top human rights official is preparing to hold separate meetings in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and President Nicolás Maduro. ...

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents, although di...

Leonardo's PSG return could be welcome news for coach Tuchel

PARIS (AP) — Leonardo's return as Paris Saint-Germain's sporting director could be welcome news for coach Thomas Tuchel after a difficult first season. PSG announced Leonardo's appoi...

Moldova caretaker govt to resign but demands an early vote

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — A caretaker Democratic Party-led government in Moldova says it will resign in order to end a power struggle that has heightened political tensions in the impoverished ex-Sovie...

Putin backs Moldova's new government amid political turmoil

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has given his strong support to Moldova's new coalition government, which has been locked in a power struggle with a rival group. ...

Moldova's police chief fires 6 officers in power struggle

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova's police chief on Wednesday dismissed six officers who publicly backed a rival government, reflecting a continuing power struggle that has heightened political tension...

Fighting for rights, Spain women aim for landmark tournament

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Spanish women's national team is hoping a strong performance at the World Cup will give the sport a boost just at the moment that players are fighting for their rights as p...