Sunday, August 23, 2015
Dozens of firefighters from Australia and New Zealand departed for the United States Sunday to help crews battle deadly blazes that have scorched the country's drought-ravaged west.
Typhoon Goni veered east yesterday, away from Taiwan and the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said that it would most likely not be issuing a land warning.
One serves in the U.S. Air Force, another recently served in Afghanistan in the U.S. National Guard, another is studying physical therapy in California -- and all three Americans ...
U.S. share prices plunged more than 3 percent Friday as China's economic problems drove a major sell-off on Wall Street for a second day.
South Korea and North Korea were holding their first high-level talks in nearly a year at a border village on Saturday to defuse mounting tensions that have pushed the rivals to the brink of a possible military confrontation.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
South and North Korea agreed to hold top-level talks Saturday as a North Korean deadline loomed for Seoul to halt loudspeaker propaganda broadcasts across the border or face military action.
Yemen's president is proposing a 15-day cease-fire that would coincide with the withdrawal of Shiite rebel militias from all government institutions and military installations and all cities and provinces -- even the province they call home.
The Taiwan Taipei District Court ruled in favor of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) yesterday in his defamation suit against political commentator Clara Chou (周玉蔻), ordering her to pay NT$2 million in damages and submit a written public apology.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday declared his frontline troops in a "quasi-state of war" and ordered them to prepare for battle a day after the most serious confrontation between the rivals in years.
A key indicator of mainland China's manufacturing activity slumped to a 77-month low in August, an independent survey showed Friday, fueling concerns of further deceleration in the world's second-largest economy.