More nations following Russia, China to spread fake news: U.K. scholar

More countries around the world have been copying the efforts of Russia and China to systematically disseminate fake news, a phenomenon that is now considered a cause for global concern, a visiting pr...

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___ Trump pushes back on reports US will remove China tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that he hasn't agreed to remove any of the tariff...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHAT TRUMP WANTED TO HEAR Three words from the Ukraine pr...

Twitter accounts push propaganda photos of Turkish soldiers

As Turkish forces invaded northern Syria in early October, supporters of the offensive launched a different kind of campaign — online. Dozens of images claiming to show Turkey's sold...

KMT Taiwan TV host gushes over China's '26 measures'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Taiwanese TV commentator Huang Chih-hsien (黃智賢) has praised Communist China's newly released raft of incentives to lure Taiwanese talent. On Monday...

Sarcastic 'Wan Wan come home' memes spread across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a creepy broadcast by a CCTV anchor calling on "Wan Wan [Taiwan]" to return home (湾湾, 回家吧) after China's release of "26 measures" to...

Taiwan says China’s ’26 measures’ unlikely to offset impact of trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s recent announcement of “26 measures” officially designed to benefit Taiwanese citizens and corporations was unlikely to offset the impact of the ...

CCTV anchor calls for 'Wan Wan to come home' after '26 measures' for Taiwan released

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After announcing China's "26 measures" to entice Taiwanese talent to work in the country, an anchor from China's state-run TV station CCTV called on &quo...

Censorship or caution? Culture war burns in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The clowns were already on stage, faces painted white, costumes carefully adjusted. It was to be the troupe's second show of "Abrazo," a play for children about a fictional dicta...

China adds 26 more 'measures' to lure Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an attempt to lure more Taiwanese talent, China has announced 26 more incentives on top of the '31 measures' it released last year. China issued the "31...

White nationalists seen filming at lynching victim memorial

People carrying a white nationalist flag were caught on security cameras trying to film in front of a new memorial to lynching victim Emmett Till. Patrick Weems, executive director o...

China denies reports of professor spying in Belgium

BEIJING (AP) — China says media reports that a professor leading a Beijing-backed language and culture institute in Belgium was involved in spying are untrue. Chinese foreign ministr...

China’s Xi renews commitment to Hong Kong amid protests

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese Communist Party leader and President Xi Jinping on Monday renewed his government's commitment to allowing Hong Kong to manage its own affairs amid continuing anti-gove...

Islamic State leader leaves a legacy of terror

BEIRUT (AP) — Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi sought to establish a new Islamic "caliphate" across Syria and Iraq, but he might be remembered more as the ruthlessly calculating militant leader of the Islamic Sta...

China to replace HKMAO leaders along with Hong Kong Executive Carrie Lam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following reports that Beijing plans to replace Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam after months of social unrest in the city, new reports suggest that Lam may not be the...