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Iran provincial governor slapped in a rare security breach

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The new governor of a northwestern Iranian province found himself slapped in the face by an angry man during his inauguration Saturday, an unusual breach of security...

Taiwan signs 7 MOUs with Slovakia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan signed seven Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) after a delegation headed by National Development Council (NDC) Minister Kung Ming-hsin (龔明鑫) arrived in the Centra...

‘Taiwan model’ should expand to environmental protection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan NextGen Foundation CEO Chen Kuan-ting (陳冠廷) has called for the country to advance international cooperation on environmental governance and expand the "Taiwan ...

Turkey, Jordan, Mali added to global financial watch list

An international organization that monitors and sets guidelines to protect against money laundering and terrorism financing added Turkey, Jordan and Mali to its watch list Thursday. ...

China boots Caixin financial news from approved media list

BEIJING (AP) — China’s leading financial magazine has been dropped from an official list of outlets websites can republish, reducing the exposure of a rare independent voice as the authorities tighten...

Taiwan foreign minister to deliver speeches in Slovakia, Czech Republic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) will deliver a keynote speech at a think tank conference in Slovakia and receive a medal from Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil, but h...

Australia branded worst climate performer ahead of UN summit

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia was the worst climate performer among comparable developed countries since nations pledged in the 2015 Paris agreement to take action to limit global warming, a th...

Think tank raises Taiwan GDP growth forecast to 5.84%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is likely to expand by 5.84% this year instead of by the 5.16% forecast three months ago, the Chung-Hua Institution for Economi...

Resolution 2758 not an excuse to exclude Taiwan from UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former U.S. national security advisor is advocating Taiwan’s inclusion in the United Nations, suggesting a U.N. resolution has been misinterpreted to block the cou...

With dueling downgrades, NATO-Russia diplomacy is at a new low

Though high-level discussions between NATO and Russia have been few and far between in recent years, the Kremlin's announcement that it would shutter its mission to the alliance, force NATO milita...

German experts, politicians call on new government to support Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — German scholars and politicians within Germany's future ruling parties have called on the country's new government, when it is formed, to support Taiwan's inte...

Australian think tank calls for G20 ‘emergency meeting’ on defending Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of a prominent Australian think tank has published an article calling for stronger deterrence, arguing the only way to prevent a war over Taiwan is to change Chin...

Afghan Taliban's victory boosts Pakistan's radicals

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — In Pakistan’s rugged tribal regions along the border with Afghanistan, a quiet and persistent warning is circulating: The Taliban are returning. Pakistan’s...

Shooting in Syria could mark new phase in Israeli campaign

JERUSALEM (AP) — The death of a former Syrian Druse lawmaker, allegedly by Israeli sniper fire, could mark a new phase in what Israel calls its war against Iranian entrenchment in neighboring Syria. ...

Former Australian PM supports Taiwan's inclusion in CPTPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Friday (Oct. 15) said that it is vital to invite Taiwan into the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership (C...