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Israeli FM thanks Turkey for foiling attacks on Israelis

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid on Thursday thanked Turkish authorities for their cooperation in allegedly foiling attacks against Israeli citizens in Turkey, and warned Isra...

2 members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard die amid tensions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two members of the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard's aerospace division died as “martyrs” in Iran in separate incidents over the weekend, Iranian media reported on ...

Foreign minister explains US' upgraded travel warning for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to the news that the U.S. had raised its travel warning for Taiwan to Level 2, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said Wednesday (May 4) that every country has it...

U.S. issues 'Do Not Travel' warning for Canada

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. State Department on Monday advised against travel to neighboring Canada because of a rising number of COVID-19 cases as the Omicron v...

COVID: US issues travel warning for Germany

The US State Department warned Americans Monday not to travel to Germany due to the "very high level of COVID-19 in the country." The advisory came after fresh advice from the US Centers fo...

Trial begins over COVID outbreak in Austrian ski resort

VIENNA (AP) — A civil trial opened Friday in Austria over the government's handling of a coronavirus outbreak at an Alpine ski resort during the early stages of the pandemic that relatives say resulte...

Europe's summer tourism outlook dimmed by variants, rules

LONDON (AP) — Chaos and confusion over travel rules and measures to contain new virus outbreaks are contributing to another cruel summer for Europe’s battered tourism industry. Popular ...

Europe's summer tourism outlook dimmed by variants, rules

LONDON (AP) — Chaos and confusion over travel rules and measures to contain new virus outbreaks are contributing to another cruel summer for Europe’s battered tourism industry. Popul...

Taiwan's ex-ambassador says Haiti ties stable despite president's assassination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s former ambassador to Haiti, Yang Cheng-ta (楊承達), said on Friday (July 9) that ties with Haiti should remain stable despite the assassination of President Jo...

Foreign ministry urges Taiwan nationals to avoid travel to Haiti

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday (July 8) issued a red travel warning to Taiwan nationals planning to go to Haiti following the assassination of the Caribb...

Japan says US travel warning for virus won't hurt Olympians

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government Tuesday was quick to deny a U.S. warning for Americans to avoid traveling to Japan would have an impact on Olympians wanting to compete in the postponed Toky...

The Latest: Leaders call for pandemic preparedness treaty

LONDON — More than 20 heads of government and global agencies are calling for an international treaty for pandemic preparedness that they say will protect future generations — but there are few detail...

Germany looks set to extend lockdown measures again

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities are expected to extend lockdown measures again on Monday and possibly tighten some restrictions as they face a steady rise in new coronavirus infections. ...

Government urges Germans to limit travel as bookings surge

BERLIN (AP) — The German government on Monday urged citizens to limit travel amid the coronavirus pandemic as airlines reported a surge in bookings to traditional beach holiday destinations for Easter...

Taipei to provide foot traffic indicator for city's popular attractions

People wishing to avoid running into huge crowds will from Wednesday (Feb. 10) be able to stay informed of current foot traffic at any of 19 popular attractions in Taipei via a dedicated web portal. ...