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Sri Lanka business leaders demand end to political impasse

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan business leaders on Friday called for an end to political instability amid public demands for the president to resign over alleged economic mismanagement, warning ...

Colombia protest leaders hope to gain seats in Congress

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Jennifer Pedraza has been spending a great deal of time in the streets recently — leading protests that stopped Colombia’s government from raising taxes on the middle class and...

Taiwan's president: 'the way of Tsai' part III, leading the DPP into the sun

As the final election results came in, the newly elected president must have been feeling elated, having won a landslide victory and led the electoral slate to an overwhelming majority in the legislat...

Letter to Editor: Give Taiwan a voice at Model UN conferences

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Though China has the political clout to block Taiwan from regaining membership in the UN, it holds no power over the half a million high school and college students around...

Parkland activists heal over years while pushing gun reform

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — When the shooter in the 2018 Parkland school massacre finally pleaded guilty last month, it briefly revived attention and donations for the anti-gun violence March For Our...

Opinion: Xi Jinping, China's eternal president

The title demands attention. 348 delegates of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) have approved its third "Historical Resolution." The document, however, serves only o...

CNN's Fareed Zakaria highlights Taiwan as 'bright spot' for democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — CNN's Fareed Zakaria on Monday (Sept. 27) highlighted Taiwan as an unusual "bright spot" in the world amid the "backsliding" of democracy during th...

Hong Kong: Tiananmen Square vigil group disbands amid crackdown

The pro-democracy group Hong Kong Alliance has decided to disband as pressure from Beijing continues, the group said on Saturday. The activist collective, dubbed the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of ...

Hong Kong police raid Tiananmen massacre museum

Hong Kong police on Thursday raided a museum dedicated to the victims of China's 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The raid came just hours ...

Taiwan’s MOE to propose pandemic prevention measures for incoming foreign students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) said on Wednesday (Aug. 4) that it will propose to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) a pandemic prevention plan for incoming forei...

Black students, faculty: UNC needs self-examination on race

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — When the University of North Carolina first declined to vote on granting tenure to journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, kicking off a protracted battle marked by allegations of rac...

UNC protesters cite ongoing frustrations amid tenure dispute

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Discontent over how Black students, faculty and staff have been treated for years at North Carolina's flagship public university is reemerging after the school refused to of...

Thai protesters face off against police

Thai security forces on Saturday arrested at least seven people after protesters clashed with police in Bangkok, injuring about 20 officers, a police spokesman said. Hundreds of demonstrators took pa...

Thai protesters spark interest in 1976 university massacre

BANGKOK (AP) — Anti-government protests challenging the institutions of Thailand's traditional ruling class are not just prompting intense debate about the country's future. They are driving young peo...

Digital minister attributes Taiwan's thriving democracy to trust in its citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Digital Minister Audrey Tang (唐鳳) said Thursday (Sept. 24) that the Taiwanese government must remain proactive in resisting pressure from Beijing and that playin...