European Parliament passes pro-Taiwan resolutions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Parliament passed two Taiwan-friendly resolutions on Wednesday (Jan. 15) in which it reasserts its support for Taiwan's participation in international org...

Trump turns to those he has scorned for help on Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — As tensions fester with Iran, President Donald Trump finds himself turning to the very people and entities he’s spent three years dismissing or alienating: NATO, Western allies and U...

Iran sends mixed signals as tensions with US ease

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran sent mixed signals Thursday as tensions with the U.S. appeared to ease, with President Hassan Rouhani warning of a “very dangerous response” if the U.S. makes “another mistake...

The Latest: Iran says it doesn’t want war, but will respond

The latest on U.S.-Iran tensions after the U.S. airstrike that killed Iran’s top general (all times local): 2:10 a.m. Iran is informing the United Nations that it took “a measured an...

An emotional Khamenei shows Iran general's death is personal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In a rare display of emotion from the typically reserved and measured supreme leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei cried openly Monday at the funeral of slain Gen....

Rose McGowan defends tweet apologizing to Iran after strike

NEW YORK (AP) — Rose McGowan's tweet that apologized on behalf of the U.S. to Iran for “disrespecting their flag and people” in the wake of an airstrike that killed the country's top general was not a...

Thousands mourn Iranian general killed in US airstrike

BAGHDAD (AP) — Thousands of mourners gathered Saturday for a funeral procession through Baghdad for Iran's top general and other militants killed in a U.S. airstrike. Gen. Qassem So...

Pentagon says US airstrike killed powerful Iranian general

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Pentagon said Thursday that the U.S. military has killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, at the direction of President Donald Trump. An ai...

Iran to hold joint, four-day navy drill with Russia, China

Iran’s armed forces will hold a joint, four-day naval exercise with Russia and China in the northern part of the Indian Ocean, a spokesman said Wednesday. The drill, which is to sta...

China, Japan, South Korea meet on North Korea, free trade

CHENGDU, China (AP) — Leaders from China, Japan and South Korea reiterated their commitment to ending North Korea's nuclear and missile programs at a trilateral summit Tuesday that comes aga...

Giuliani pals leveraged GOP access to seek Ukraine gas deal

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — In a back corner of the swank H Bar in Houston, near a huge photo of Brigitte Bardot with a dangling cigarette and a deck of cards, two Russian-speaking men offered a Ukrainian ga...

Philippine troops rescue 2 Indonesians held by militants

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine forces rescued two of three Indonesian hostages Sunday after a gunbattle with their captors from the Muslim militant group Abu Sayyaf in the southern jungles, a r...

Qatar emir not attending annual Gulf summit in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Qatar’s ruling emir is not attending the annual summit of Arab Gulf states being held Tuesday in Saudi Arabia, the country’s state media reported. The Qat...

Iraq cleric calls for new premier without foreign influence

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's highest Shiite religious authority called Friday for the formation of a new government within the allotted deadline, and without foreign interference, as the clock ticks down on ...

Germany, France, UK, condemn North Korean missile launches

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Germany, France and Britain are strongly condemning the dozen sets of ballistic missile launches by North Korea since May and are urging Pyongyang to engage in “meaningful negoti...