Monday, January 12, 2015
Government laboratory tests yesterday confirmed a new variant of the H5N2 avian influenza at goose farms in Yunlin and a duck farm in Pingtung., 1 Comment
More than 40 world leaders, their arms linked, have started marching through Paris to rally for unity and freedom of expression and to honor 17 victims of three days of terrorist attacks.
Amid the unfolding details of the chain of attacks in Paris, in the attack against a Jewish Kosher supermarket, the Hyper-Cacher, a Muslim shopworker is being hailed as a hero for probably saving many lives., 1 Comment
A German tabloid that reprinted cartoons from the French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo lampooning the Prophet Mohammed was targeted in firebombing Sunday, police said.
At least 62 people including women and children were killed early Sunday in southern Pakistan when their bus collided with an oil tanker, starting a fierce blaze that left victims burned beyond recognition.
Sunday, January 11, 2015
At least 57 people including women and children were killed when their bus crashed into an oil tanker, igniting a fierce blaze in southern Pakistan early Sunday, officials said.
Millions of people were expected to join a march through Paris Sunday in solidarity with the victims of the Islamist attacks, with dozens of world leaders to attend the show of support for France., 2 Comments
The Foreign Ministry denied a local news report yesterday claiming senior U.S. officials demanded that Taiwan replace its U.S. envoy in the wake of a flag-raising ceremony in Washington, D.C.
New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu, who is set to become the leader of the ruling Kuomintang (KMT), reiterated yesterday his call for Taiwan to adopt a parliamentary system to remedy government dysfunction, with a report claiming he is eyeing an institution modeled on France's Fifth Republic., 2 Comments
North Korea said Saturday it had offered to "temporarily" suspend any future nuclear test if the United States cancels its annual joint military drills with South Korea this year.
A U.S. judge on Friday sentenced British hate preacher Abu Hamza to life behind bars for the deadly kidnapping of Western tourists in Yemen and terrorism, calling him "evil" and his crimes "barbaric."