Belarus: Protesters keep up push for president's resignation

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Several hundred women marched across the capital of Belarus in heavy rain Saturday to demand the resignation of the country's authoritarian president, continuing more than 2 1/2 m...

Russian spymaster says Belarus protests fueled from abroad

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign intelligence chief said Thursday during a visit to Belarus that the 2 1/2 months of protests since the country's presidential election have been fomented from abroad. ...

EU awards human rights prize to Belarus opposition

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has awarded its top human rights prize to the Belarus opposition movement and its leader, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, for their challenge to President Alexander Lukash...

EU to sanction 6 in Russia over Navalny poisoning: reports

The European Union on Wednesday agreed to sanction six Russians and one organization over the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, according to unnamed officials who spoke to DPA and...

Trade body says EU can sanction $4B worth of US goods

GENEVA (AP) — World Trade Organization arbitrators said Tuesday that the European Union can sanction up to $4 billion in U.S. goods over Washington's illegal support for plane maker Boeing. ...

World Trade Organization arbitrators say EU can sanction up to $4 billion in US goods over illegal support for Boeing

GENEVA (AP) — World Trade Organization arbitrators say EU can sanction up to $4 billion in US goods over illegal support for Boeing.

EU foreign ministers agree to sanction Russia

European Union foreign ministers on Monday agreed to sanction Russia over Moscow’s involvement in the poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, according to diplomatic sources. The 27 mini...

Will Trump spring ‘October surprise’ and recognize Taiwan?

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The scenes that have unfolded over the past few weeks at the White House and the Walter Reed National Medical Center have been pure Hollywood — and pure Donald Tr...

US slaps sanctions on more top Nicaraguan officials

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department slapped sanctions Friday on Nicaragua’s attorney general, the U.S.-born private secretary to President Daniel Ortega and a savings-and-loan busin...

NBA returning to Chinese state television after 1-year ban

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The NBA is returning to Chinese state television after a one-year absence. CCTV announced Friday that it would air Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the ...

To dodge sanctions Venezuela turns to Asia asphalt giant

MIAMI (AP) — Back in January, a yearlong campaign of U.S. sanctions was taking its toll at Venezuela’s state-run oil company. Many of PDVSA’s overseas bank accounts had been frozen or closed, hamperin...

Nord Stream 2: Poland fines Gazprom billions

Russian energy giant Gazprom pledged to appeal what they described as an "unprecedented" fine after the Polish anti-monopoly watchdog UOKiK ordered them to pay some $7.61 billion (€6,47...

Germany, France push for Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning

Germany and France proposed EU sanctions on Russia over its involvement in the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in a joint statement issued on Wednesday. "Proposals will tar...

Taiwan, Czech Republic businesses plan mutual visits in spring 2021

Companies from both the Czech Republic and Taiwan are planning to conduct more mutual visits next spring to explore business opportunities in each other's country, following satisfying results fro...

Germany: EU must sanction Russia for Alexei Navalny poisoning

Germany on Saturday put the European Union under fresh pressure to impose sanctions on Russia over the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. "I am convinced that there will be no longer an...