Monday, July 7, 2014
With only four months left until the seven-in-one elections, pan-green camps are seen gearing up for the big race, with Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) in the lead.
Israeli police have arrested a group of Jewish extremists in connection with the kidnap and murder of a Palestinian teenager who was burned to death in a suspected revenge killing.
Resurgent Ukrainian forces on Sunday pursued retreating pro-Russian rebels after seizing their symbolic bastion in a morale-boosting win that appeared to dim hopes for a ceasefire in the bloody separatist insurgency.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in China on Sunday for her seventh visit since 2005, with economic ties topping the agenda and a high-powered business delegation in tow.
Thousands braved the summer heat Sunday to celebrate the first birthday of Yuan Zai, the first giant panda cub born in Taiwan, who has attracted hundreds of thousands of visitors in six months.
Sunday, July 6, 2014
The Argentines didn't need a late winner from Lionel Messi this time, settling in to protect a 1-0 margin against Belgium that earned them a first trip to the World Cup semifinals in 24 years.
Rescuers on Sunday worked to free 17 miners trapped following a gas explosion at a coal mine in western China, the country's official news agency reported.
Neymar returned to Brazil's training camp in an ambulance after being ruled out of the World Cup because of a broken vertebra that will sideline him for four weeks.
The Kuomintang's (KMT) Taipei mayoral candidate yesterday said tight cooperation between all of the ruling party's deputies and city council will be crucial to winning the year-end elections.
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Government troops have taken a rebel stronghold in east Ukraine, the country's president and a spokesman for the rebels said Saturday.
Faced with a newly aggressive Russia, NATO has been mulling how to react, but it is ruling out one option: rapid expansion.
The 2014 annual Yilan International Children's Folklore and Folkgame Festival (YICFFF, 宜蘭國際童玩藝術節) kicked off yesterday, presenting an array of child-friendly water activities, exhibitions, performances and facilities visitors can enjoy until Aug. 24.