There are two countries in Taiwan. One is the Republic of China, which Chiang Kai-shek created by moving his Kuomintang government to Taipei after he was defeated by Mao Zedong in the Chinese civil war at the end of 1949. The other is a country the Taiwan Civil Government (TCG, 台灣民政府) is getting ready to proclaim.
> Joe Hung
Charming, scruffy and with his perennial mop of blond hair, top Brexit campaigner and former London mayor Boris Johnson used to be a Brussels correspondent, penning stories that helped foment euroskepticism at home.
Spain votes next week in the second elections in six months with conservatives leading the polls, tailed by anti-austerity upstart Podemos bidding to replace the 137-year-old Socialist party as the main opposition force.
Secret killing was once a problem of the rich and famous, but the game has turned on its head in Bangladesh.
"Fog in channel, Continent cut off," is a very old British joke about an alleged newspaper headline regarding weather over the waterway separating them from Europe.
Side by side, row by row, French and British graves pay tribute to two nations standing united a century ago in one of the defining battles of World War I.
I wanted to run the other way these recent days every time my mind bumped against Orlando and the massacre there.
The murder of pro-European lawmaker Jo Cox will have a sobering effect on the final days of campaigning for Britain's EU referendum, analysts said Friday, as investors appeared more confident of a vote to "Remain."
Even before a ruling, mainland China may have lost by refusing to cooperate with a U.N. arbitration tribunal over its South China Sea claims.
In a country awash with automatic weapons, overwhelmed by warring militias, and lacking an effective central government, there's little wonder why global terrorist groups such as Islamic State (IS) have found fertile ground for expansion.