TTL sets sights on Latin America market, in particular Paraguay

Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corp. (TTL, 台酒) said Saturday that it has set its sights on the Latin American market, in particular targeting Paraguay, which just signed an economic cooperation agreement w...

Gibraltar not on agenda as Spain's king, UK's May hold talks

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May has avoided the thorny issue of Gibraltar during talks with King Felipe VI of Spain. May's office says she did not bring up the rocky...

Tsai holds talks with Paraguay president in Taipei

President Tsai Ing-wen met with Paraguay President Horacio Cartes at the Office of the President July 12 in Taipei City, holding talks marking the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic t...

Trump's trip to the UK not happening in 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's trip to the United Kingdom probably isn't happening in 2017. A senior White House official says the president will delay his first state vi...

BC-EU--Europe Coverage,ADVISORY, EU

Here's a look at stories The Associated Press plans to cover in Europe on Wednesday, July 12. Questions about coverage plans can be directed to the Europe Desk at eurdesk@ap.org. FRA...

Taiwan-Paraguay 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties celebrated with special stamps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In celebration of 60 years of diplomatic relations between the Republic of China and the Republic of Paraguay, the Paraguayan government has released a special edition stamps to...

Britain's May optimistic on Trump visit, UK-US trade deal

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May said Saturday that she's looking forward to welcoming U.S. President Donald Trump to London, but both sides still are working to find a "suit...

Paraguay President to visit Taiwan to mark 60 years of diplomatic relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Paraguay's President Horacio Cartes is slated to visit Taiwan between July 11 and 13 as part of the celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of Taiwan-Paraguay diplomatic r...

UK PM's office scotches rumors of imminent Trump visit

LONDON (AP) — The British government says there are currently no plans for Donald Trump to visit in the coming weeks, after reports the U.S. president is planning a flying visit to the U.K. ...

Polish leader says other nations envy Trump visit to Warsaw

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's leading politician says other European nations are envious that U.S. President Donald Trump is planning to visit Warsaw before a summit in Germany with other world leade...

Bach says he's open to unified Koreas team for Pyeongchang

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach said Friday that he is open to the possibility of a unified Korean team at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea in February. ...

Dutch royals return from Vatican with royal heirloom

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Dutch king and queen are returning home from a state visit to the Vatican with a royal heirloom: the baton purportedly carried by William of Orange during the 16th century Dutc...

Panama establishes ties with China in blow to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Panamanian government has established diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China, Panama's President Juan Carlos Varela said in a televised national ...

UK says Trump trip invite still stands after report of delay

LONDON (AP) — The British prime minister's office says the state visit invitation to U.S. President Donald Trump still stands, after a newspaper reported that Trump wants to postpone the trip. ...

Germany's Merkel speaks against walls on Mexico visit

MEXICO CITY (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said during a state visit to Mexico that countries should focus on improving life for people fleeing their homes rather than building walls. ...