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Black artist Josephine Baker honored at France's Pantheon

PARIS (AP) — The voice of Josephine Baker, speaking and singing, will resonate Tuesday in front of the Pantheon monument in Paris, where she is to symbolically be inducted — becoming the first Black w...

WTA remains 'concerned’ about Peng’s ability to speak freely

Steve Simon, the head of the WTA, says he remains “deeply concerned” about the whereabouts of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai and her ability to “communicate freely, openly and dire...

Germany: Plan to use Nazi site for Nuremberg opera slammed

Proposals to temporarily move Nuremberg's opera house to either the former Nazi Party rally grounds or the courtyard of the never-completed Nazi Congress Hall have incensed historical societies, G...

WTA remains "concerned' about Peng's ability to speak freely

Steve Simon, the head of the WTA, says he remains “deeply concerned” about the whereabouts of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai and her ability to “communicate freely, openly and dire...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

Opinion: English Channel migrant deaths a disgrace to Europe

The degree of despair that would drive you to clamber into an unseaworthy rubber dinghy in northern France on a cold November evening to set off for the English coast is barely imaginable. Particularl...

Afghanistan: What Taliban's new media rules mean for female actors

Afghanistan's Taliban rulers unveiled a new set of restrictions on Afghan media Sunday, banning television channels from showing dramas and soap operas featuring women actors. The Ministry for ...

Taiwan drama 'Gold Leaf' comes under fire for 'twisting historical facts'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — “Gold Leaf,” a historical drama set in 1950s Taiwan, has sparked controversy for misrepresenting the parties responsible for the birth of the New Taiwan dollar...

Peng Shuai's break point versus CCP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Swedish cartoonist created this illustration to demonstrate Beijing's "unsportsmanlike" conduct against Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai (彭帥). On her offi...

Russia rejects Western concerns about Ukraine as smokescreen

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin on Monday strongly rejected the U.S. claims of a Russian troop buildup near Ukraine, saying it could be a ruse intended to cover up what it described as Ukrainian leadership'...

IOC call with Chinese tennis star Peng raises more questions

A video call between the head of the International Olympic Committee and Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai, whose nearly three-week disappearance from public view sparked an outcry, was meant to reassu...

Xinjiang footage sheds new light on Uyghur detention camps

A 20-minute video featuring more than a dozen detention facilities in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has offered fresh evidence and renewed the discussion around China's large-scale...

Afghanistan: Taliban issue guidelines against women actors

The ultra-conservative Taliban authorities issued a series of "religious guidelines" on Sunday which, among other things, called on Afghanistan's television networks to not broadcast soa...

Taiwanese to gain US$700 in annual income from unification: Chinese media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A claim by a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) mouthpiece that Taiwanese will see an increase in income after unification has drawn ridicule from both sides of the Taiwan Stra...

France gets its first Mandarin learning center from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A language learning center from Taiwan was inaugurated in France on Saturday (Nov. 20) as the East Asian country works to boost its global stature in Mandarin education. ...