5 years after mall Kenya attack, al-Shabab's threat grows

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Five years after al-Shabab fighters burst into a luxury shopping mall in Kenya's capital, hurling grenades and starting a days-long siege that left 67 people dead, analysts say t...

Taiwan President warns democratic nations of malicious fake news from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Thursday malicious fake news coming from China and spread on the internet has brought negative impacts on democratic ...

North Korea's offer of concessions comes with a catch for US

WASHINGTON (AP) — A better-than-expected outcome of the summit between the two Koreas immediately kick-started stalled negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang, boosting President Donald Trump's ...

No way out? US, China tariffs may become the 'new normal'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The path to peace in a trade war between the United States and China is getting harder to find as the world's two biggest economies pile ever more taxes on each other's products. ...

5 ways Trump's tariffs on $200B in China goods could be felt

BALTIMORE (AP) — By imposing taxes on an additional $200 billion in Chinese goods, President Donald Trump has intensified a battle of wills between the world's two largest economies — and the outcome ...

Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy should start at home: academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The government’s New Southbound Policy can start at home with a positive treatment of foreign workers and spouses, the chairman of the new government-funded Taiwan-Asia Ex...

Ex-UN climate chief faces trial in India for sexual offenses

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court says there is enough evidence to send India's former U.N. climate chief Rajendra Pachauri to trial on charges of stalking and sexual harassment in a case filed by a fo...

Kobach aims to drive out migrants living in Kansas illegally

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Kris Kobach says Kansas is spending $377 million a year on benefits for immigrants living in the state illegally, and he promises to put a stop to it if he's elected gov...

No joke as ex-comic becomes Slovenia's new prime minister

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia's new prime minister used to make people laugh. Handling the disparate demands of his five-party coalition government is unlikely to leave much time for jokes. ...

Taiwan strengthens security ties with India, Japan, Australia and Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Taiwan’s number of official diplomatic allies keeps dwindling under pressure from China, the island is seeking closer security ties to countries like India, Japan...

China infringing on academic freedom at US universities: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Washington D.C. based think tank released a report last week detailing how the Chinese government is influencing U.S. universities and curtailing academic freedoms on co...

Taiwan wants to sign free trade deal with US: foreign minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) urged the United States to consider putting a possible Free Trade Agreement with Taiwan back on the agenda, during recorded video rem...

Small private US college slashes tuition by $17K annually

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A private liberal arts college with campuses in New Mexico and Maryland announced Wednesday a $17,000 reduction in its annual tuition, acknowledging that steady price increases i...

Bolton: International Criminal Court 'is already dead to us'

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's long-running reluctant relationship with the International Criminal Court came to a crashing halt on Monday as decades of U.S. suspicions about the tribunal and its global ...

US relationship with international court crashes under Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's long-running reluctant relationship with the International Criminal Court came to a crashing halt on Monday as decades of U.S. suspicions about the tribunal and its global ...