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Indigenous affairs minister condemns Taiwanese Indigenous celebrities for pro-China statements

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of the Council of Indigenous Peoples Icyang Parod on Monday (May 23) blasted Taiwanese Indigenous celebrities including Jam Hsiao (蕭敬騰) and Lily Tien (田麗) for the...

Afghanistan: Women TV presenters cover faces one day after defying edict

All female television presenters and reporters in Afghanistan obeyed a Taliban order to wear face coverings on Sunday, just one day after flouting the edict. Broadcasters had hoped their united front...

Thailand: What happened to mass anti-government protests?

In the wake of the US-ASEAN Summit in Washington between Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and US President Joe Biden, crowds gathered in front of the US embassy in Bangkok. Waving large banners,...

Biden has an eye on China as he heads to South Korea, Japan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden departs on a six-day trip to South Korea and Japan aiming to build rapport with the two nations’ leaders while also sending an unmistakable message to China: Russ...

EXPLAINER: What's behind difficult Taiwan-China relations?

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — U.S. authorities say the gunman behind an attack on a church in southern California in which one person was killed and five injured was motivated by a hatred for Taiwan. ...

Taiwan's president condemns California church shooting

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s president has condemned the shooting at a Taiwanese church in California by a man reportedly driven by hatred of the island, while a lawmaker from her ruling party quest...

Church shooter allegedly member of radical CCP Taiwan annexation group

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese netizens have uncovered evidence that the gunman behind the deadly shooting of a Taiwanese church in Orange County may be a member of a radical Chinese Communist...

Ukraine asks G7 to step up arms supply, pressure on Russia

WEISSENHAUS, Germany (AP) — Ukraine's foreign minister said Friday that his country remains willing to engage in diplomatic talks with Russia to unblock grain supplies and to achieve a political solut...

How great power competition is complicating global cooperation

In the past few months, democratic countries, mostly led by the United States, have been trying to form a united front to support Ukraine in its defense against Russia's invasion. While they a...

Biden signs Ukraine bill, seeks $40B aid, in Putin rejoinder

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington sought to portray a united front against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as President Joe Biden signed a bipartisan measure to reboot the World War II-era “lend-lease” progra...

Biden signs Ukraine bill, seeks $40B aid, in Putin rejoinder

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington sought to portray a united front against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine Monday as President Joe Biden signed a bipartisan measure to reboot the World War II-era “lend-lease”...

Fact check: Vladimir Putin's Victory Day speech

On the occasion of the annual military parade on Moscow's Red Square, Russian President Vladimir Putin leveled serious allegations against Ukraine and the West. DW Fact Check examines some of the ...

France: Melenchon forms anti-Macron alliance with the Greens

The political left in France made its first move in creating a united front on Monday after far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon placed third in the recent presidential election. Melenchon, who is a...

Putin gas cutoff shakes up Europe at little cost to Kremlin

BRUSSELS (AP) — Cutting off natural gas to Poland and Bulgaria cost Russian President Vladimir Putin very little — but it is adding stress on European countries wrestling with how to reduce the energy...

Le Pen's far-right vision: Retooling France at home, abroad

PARIS (AP) — No more Muslim headscarves in public. All schoolchildren in uniforms. Laws proposed and passed by referendum. Generous social services unavailable to foreigners unless they've held a job ...