Report: Synagogue massacre led to string of attack plots

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — At least 12 white supremacists have been arrested on allegations of plotting, threatening or carrying out anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S. since the massacre at a Pittsburgh s...

Is the mask finally slipping for Communist China?

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The seventieth anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China was supposed to be a moment of great celebration and a chance to highlight the countr...

Twitter: World leaders' accounts not entirely above policies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says world leaders aren't entirely above its ban on users threatening violence or promoting terrorism on the site. The San Francisco company is clarifyin...

Taiwanese students refuse to attend leadership forum in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Wednesday (Oct. 16) praised student associations for refusing to attend a cross-strait leadership forum organized by China. The gr...

Poland's right-wing wins but leader Kaczynski wants more

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Jaroslaw Kaczynski has guided Poland's conservative ruling party to capture the biggest electoral share for any party in 30 years of democracy in Poland — yet the man who has dre...

LeBron James airballs answer to China-NBA dispute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite having over a week to "educate" himself about a tweet sent by the manager of the Houston Rockets in support of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, NBA...

DreamWorks bootlicks China with '9-dash line' including Taiwan in 'Abominable'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The cash-craving executives at DreamWorks have seen fit to include China's fictitious "nine-dash line" in its latest animated film "Abominable," ta...

China condemns Ted Cruz, accuses him of inciting 'color revolution' in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Texas Senator Ted Cruz struck a nerve in China over the weekend after he made a series of statements about the social unrest in Hong Kong, voicing support for democracy, h...

Poles to vote in one of most important elections in decades

LEGIONOWO, Poland (AP) — Poland's ruling conservative party has targeted gays as a campaign tactic. Its programming on state media has drawn comparisons with communist-era propaganda and it has assert...

Nationalism over NBA fandom: Fans support 'motherland' China

BEIJING (AP) — When Wu Xintong's favorite team, the Los Angeles Lakers, played the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai this Thursday, she broke a viewing streak of more than 10 years and deliberately missed the...

Analysis: Are China's 'internal affairs' going more global?

One day in 1955, the fledgling People's Republic of China was unhappy about U.S. involvement with Taiwan, the self-governing island that Beijing considered its territory. So Premier Zhou Enlai wrote a...

Thai army chief rants at critics, warns of Hong Kong unrest

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's powerful army chief has declared that the country's government is virtually at war with its critics, warning that politicians and intellectuals may "manipulate" young people ...

Should Taiwanese basketball fans boycott the NBA?

KAOHSIUNG (Taipei News) — It seems like almost every week, a new international company, brand, or organization is falling over itself to apologize for hurting the feelings of citizens of the Peo...

3 Lithuanian MPs call for representative office in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Lithuanian parliamentarians last week called for an end to celebrations of Communist China's 70th anniversary and opening a Lithuanian representative office in T...

Pro-Kurdish party legislator released from prison in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says a prominent former pro-Kurdish party legislator and film-maker has been freed from prison after the country's top court ruled that his right t...