Academic detained in Iran for 2 years returns to Australia

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert has arrived back in Australia and will soon reunite with her family after more than two years in an Iranian prison. Moore-Gilb...

Thailand approves transfer of 3 Iranians as Australian freed

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai officials say they have approved the transfer back to Tehran of three Iranians who were involved in a botched 2012 bomb plot. The acknowledgement from Thailand on...

New Zealand soldier faces spying charges in 1st such case

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand soldier has been charged with spying and will face up to 14 years in prison if found guilty. It is the first time somebody from the milit...

Taiwanese professor sentenced to 4 years in China for 'spying'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a routine press conference, China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) confirmed that a sentence has been handed down to renowned China-friendly Taiwanese academic Tony Sh...

Israeli leader tells convicted spy: 'We're waiting for you'

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday phoned Jonathan Pollard, the former U.S. Navy analyst convicted of spying for Israel in the 1980s, telling him: “We’re waiting for...

Netanyahu: Convicted spy Pollard expected in Israel soon

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that he expects a former U.S. serviceman convicted for spying for Israel, Jonathan Pollard, to come stay in Israel, as the f...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 21, the 326th day of 2020. There are 40 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 2...

Ambassador visits Canadians detained in China in Huawei case

BEIJING (AP) — Canada’s ambassador to China has visited a pair of Canadians held for almost two years amid a dispute over the arrest of an executive of Chinese technology giant Huawei. ...

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Today is Friday, Nov. 20, the 325th day of 2020. There are 41 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 20, 2000, lawyers for Al Gore and Georg...

Justice Dept.'s China focus likely to continue under Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has identified China as the country's biggest foe and the Justice Department mirrored that emphasis over the last four years with a drumbeat of cases against d...

Huawei selling smartphone unit in face of US sanctions

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei is selling its Honor smartphone brand in an effort to rescue the struggling business from damaging U.S. sanctions imposed on its parent company, investors that...

Germany charges press office worker with spying for Egypt

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say they have formally charged an employee of the government's press office with spying for an Egyptian intelligence service. Federal prosecutors sai...

ASEAN, China, other partners set world's biggest trade pact

China and 14 other countries have agreed to set up the world’s largest trading bloc, encompassing nearly a third of all economic activity, in a deal many in Asia are hoping will help hasten a recovery...

China congratulates Biden on being elected US president

China on Friday (Nov. 13) became one of the last major countries to congratulate Joe Biden on being elected U.S. president. China, along with Russia, avoided joining the throng of governments that ...

Trump bans US investment in Chinese military-linked firms

BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump has stepped up a conflict with China over security and technology by issuing an order barring Americans from investing in companies that U.S. officials say are ow...