Barr set for Mexican meetings as US seeks cartel crackdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr will meet with Mexico’s president and law enforcement officials about one week after President Donald Trump suggested that the United States would seek ...

Cross-border crime seminar in Taiwan centered on Chinese threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Western Asia Forum on Regional Security and Transnational Crime launched on Tuesday (Nov. 12) focuses on a joint effort to counteract Chinese meddling in the in...

FBI: Cybercrimes on the rise because of sophisticated scams

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — On Dec. 14, 2018, Aaron Cole was about to buy a new house and received an email that he thought was from his title company, directing him to make a $123,000 deposit. ...

Taiwan's exclusion from Interpol is political: US, Germany

The representative offices of the United States and Germany in Taiwan on Thursday lamented the country's exclusion from the ongoing general assembly of the International Criminal Police Organizati...

U.K., Italy lawmakers push for Taiwan's participation in Interpol

Parliamentarians in the United Kingdom and Italy recently called on the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) to invite Taiwan to attend its General Assembly as an observer so that Tai...

UN chief: World faces 'unprecedented threat' from terrorism

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday that the world is facing "an unprecedented threat from intolerance, violent extremism and terrorism" that affects every countr...

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to open embassy in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ahead of a visit by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Saturday (July 13) that the government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines wa...

Taiwan confirms President Tsai’s Caribbean trip with stopovers in New York, Denver

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Presidential Office on Tuesday (July 9) confirmed President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) July 11-22 visit to four Caribbean allies with stopovers in New York City and De...

FBI leadership retraining program held in Taiwan for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new chapter in Taiwan-US law enforcement collaboration began on Monday (June 10) as a U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) leadership program’s retraining ev...

Spain extradites 94 Taiwanese to China on phone scam charges

BEIJING (AP) — Spain has extradited 94 Taiwanese to China to face telephone and online fraud charges, drawing protest from Taiwan's government. The suspects arrived Friday morning at...

WHO bars Taiwan from health assembly for third year running

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has turned its back on Taiwan once again, excluding the island from its upcoming annual assembly due to political pressure from China. ...

China has no right to represent Taiwan at Interpol: MOFA

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) called Saturday for the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) to invite Taiwan to participate in its general assembly this year, stressing that C...

Pompeo prioritizes Venezuela crisis on Latin American tour

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making the economic and political crisis in Venezuela a central theme of his four-day Latin America tour. Paraguayan ...

Trump to welcome Brazil's president to White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will welcome Brazil's new president, Jair Bolsonaro, to the White House later this month to discuss trade, defense cooperation, transnational crime and other i...

Nielsen urges Central America to stop new migrant caravans

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is asking Central American nations to do more to stop migrant caravans and fight transnational crime. ...