A senior U.S. diplomat was scheduled to speak alongside Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen at an event in Taipei on Wednesday, just days after President Donald Trump signed a new law promoting exchanges between officials from the two sides that has drawn protests from Beijing.
Myanmar's president, a close friend of leader Aung San Suu Kyi, said Wednesday that he was retiring, a move that puts a representative of the country's already powerful military at least temporarily in a position of executive power.
Dutch voters are choosing new municipal councils across the country in local elections and deciding in a referendum the fate of a law giving intelligence agencies broader powers to intercept electronic data.
Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 2:36am
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was questioned by police for a second day Wednesday over allegations he took millions of euros in illegal campaign funding from the late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.
Aron Heller, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 2:18am
The Israeli military confirmed Wednesday it carried out the 2007 airstrike in Syria that destroyed what was believed to be a nuclear reactor, lifting the veil of secrecy over one of its most daring and mysterious operations in recent memory.
Qassim Abdul-Zahra and Susannah George, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 12:12am
Iraq has detained or imprisoned at least 19,000 people accused of connections to the Islamic State group or other terror-related offenses, and sentenced more than 3,000 of them to death, according to an analysis by The Associated Press.
Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano was in Beijing on Wednesday for talks on possible joint development projects in the South China Sea amid signs of an easing of tensions in the disputed waterway.