Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Taliban gunmen fanned out in full force Tuesday across a key Afghan city they captured the day before, as the U.S. military carried out an airstrike on Kunduz and President Ashraf Ghani vowed to take the northern city back from the insurgents, urging his nation to trust Afghan troops to do the job.
The death toll from airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition that hit a wedding party in Yemen's Taiz province has risen to 131, Yemeni medical officials said Tuesday.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Super typhoon Dujuan has killed two people and left more than 300 injured in Taiwan, authorities said Tuesday after it swept across the island before making landfall in eastern China.
Afghanistan on Tuesday massed troops for a counter-offensive to take back Kunduz, a day after Taliban insurgents overran the strategic northern city in their biggest victory since being ousted from power in 2001.
As Typhoon Dujuan (杜鵑) rampaged yesterday, local governments announced that school and work hours are canceled today in all jurisdictions north of Chiayi as well as outlying islands., 1 Comment
Catalan separatists dealt a bitter blow to Spain's government by winning control of their regional parliament, sparking uncertainty and political maneuvering Monday, three months ahead of a general election.
Fire alarms sounded at a commercial building as it went up in flames on Taipei City's Changan East Road (長安東路) Section 1 yesterday evening, leaving five firefighters with burns.
U.S. consumer spending rose at a healthy rate in August, while income growth slowed after a big jump in July.
Monday, September 28, 2015
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a land warning for Typhoon Dujuan at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, cautioning the public in Northern and Eastern Taiwan to be prepared for heavy rain.
Residents of Taipei spent NT$27,004 per person on a monthly basis, while the national average was pegged at NT$19,978 last year, government statistics show.
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Thousands of people marked the one-year anniversary of the disappearance of 43 students by marching down Mexico City's premier avenue in an atmosphere of defiant hope Saturday.