Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Duke outscored Wisconsin by 14 points over the final 13 minutes to grit out a 68-63 victory for its fifth national college basketball title on Monday.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Japan on Tuesday rebuffed neighbouring countries' protests over newly-approved textbooks after complaints about references to disputed territory and their bitter shared history.
Defense Minister Kao Kuan-chi (高廣圻) apologized on Tuesday for a controversy involving an Army pilot giving civilians access to AH-64E Apache attack helicopters and wearing a helmet-mounted display used with the helicopter to a private party.
Opposition protesters clashed with police and set vehicles on fire in Nepal's capital on Tuesday, as they enforced a nationwide general strike that crippled life throughout the country.
Details have emerged in a case involving a couple detained by authorities on suspicion of murdering two victims in order to collect insurance payments, yesterday.
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U.S. service firms expanded at a slightly slower yet still healthy pace in March, an encouraging sign after multiple reports last week pointed to a slowing economy.
Greece's finance minister on Sunday told the International Monetary Fund chief that his country will repay a substantial loan from the organization that is due this week.
French special forces on Monday rescued a Dutch national kidnapped nearly four years ago in northern Mali by AQIM Islamists in an operation that killed a number of suspected jihadists, officials said.
Monday, April 6, 2015
JERUSALEM -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Sunday he rejected Israel's offer of a partial transfer of tax revenues it collects for the Palestinians, following a three-month freeze.
WASHINGTON -- Greece's finance minister on Sunday told the International Monetary Fund chief that his country will repay a substantial loan from the organization that is due this week.
GARISSA, Kenya -- One of the gunmen who slaughtered 148 people at a college in Kenya was identified Sunday as the law-school-educated son of a Kenyan government official, underscoring the inroads Islamic extremists have made in recruiting young people to carry out attacks against their own country.
Hon Hai's (鴻海) Terry Gou (郭台銘), chairman of the world's largest manufacturer of consumer electronics, said Taiwan needs to possess strengths in the fields of technology, R&D and economy in response to the recent issue of joining the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) yesterday.
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The Taoyuan District Prosecutors Office revealed that a Japanese national was part of the group of people who took a tour led by Lt. Col. Lao Nai-cheng (勞乃成) into the Army Special Forces 601 Brigade.
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Pope Francis called Sunday for an end to "absurd violence" in hotspots around the world while praising the breakthrough reached last week on curbing Iran's nuclear ambitions.
Grieving parents of the victims of last year's South Korean ferry sinking completed a 46-kilometer (28-miles) marathon march on Sunday to call for an independent probe into the tragedy.