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Belarus leader tells opposition leaders: 'Repent and kneel'

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Belarus' authoritarian leader on Friday advised exiled opposition activists to “come home, repent and kneel,” while repeating a vague promise to step down if the people “make the ...

Taiwan’s KMT leaders dine together, post photo to social media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four leaders from Taiwan’s Kuomintang (KMT) opposition party shared a meal together on Thursday (Jan. 27) and posted a group photo to social media. Former Kaoshiu...

Venezuela: Petition fell short in seeking Maduro recall vote

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s National Electoral Council said Thursday that an opposition petition drive seeking to force a recall referendum against President Nicolás Maduro fell far short of...

Sashimi in Taipei allegedly from area affected by Japanese nuclear disaster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Councilor Chung Pei-chun (鍾沛君) of the Kuomintang (KMT) on Wednesday (Jan. 26) panned the government for failing to enforce a ban on Japanese foods amid food sa...

Venezuela recall faces 'impossible' conditions; turnout low

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelans got a chance on to demand a recall of President Nicolás Maduro on Wednesday — but a government-friendly electoral board imposed limits that backers said were impo...

Anonymous posts 'Taiwan Numbah Wan!' on UN agency website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Decentralized international hacktivist group Anonymous has hacked into a UN website to upload the words "Taiwan Numbah Wan" and Taiwan's national flag and em...

Taiwanese support for Fukushima food imports up more than 10%: Survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Between September 2020 and January 2022, Taiwanese support for food imports from Fukushima has increased by 10.5%, while opposition has dropped by 10.9%, the Taiwanese Pub...

Indonesia: Fire and feud kill over a dozen people at nightclub

Police in Indonesia's West Papua province on Tuesday said at least 19 people died as two rival gangs fought, sparking a fire. Officials said members of two ethnic groups attacked one another. Pol...

President Tsai's re-imagining of Taiwan's political landscape

In October of 2011, then-presidential candidate and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chair Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) botched the Republic of China (ROC) national anthem (ironically while standing next to h...

Armenian president resigns, citing lack of powers

Armen Sarkissian announced Sunday that he was stepping down as president of Armenia, citing his inability to influence policy during times of crisis. Armenia has been embroiled in a political crisis ...

Despite key win, Venezuela's opposition split over strategy

BARINAS, Venezuela (AP) — Iglenda Monzón lost her restaurant to Venezuela’s protracted economic crisis. Her daughters then emigrated to Colombia to find work and left behind two children. She and the ...

Taiwan KMT Chair Eric Chu keeps his head, just barely, for now

On the eve of the recall vote against Freddy Lim (林昶佐) and the legislative by-election in Taichung on Jan. 9, with the credibility of the Kuomintang (KMT) on the line, something extremely unusual happ...

Chile's incoming cabinet: Women, youth and a nod to markets

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile's millennial, leftist President-elect Gabriel Boric announced his first cabinet on Friday, giving a majority of posts to women and several to former student protest leader...

Has rule-breaker Boris Johnson met his match in 'partygate'?

LONDON (AP) — For Boris Johnson, facts have always been flexible. The British prime minister’s career is littered with doctored quotes, tall tales, exaggerations and mistruths. When ...

In Georgia, GOP upheaval over elections continues into 2022

ATLANTA (AP) — The storm over how Georgia’s elections are run is far from abating, as Republicans echoing former President Donald Trump’s falsehoods about a stolen 2020 election make new proposals ato...