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Monday, August 24, 2015
Taipei - Taiwan's unemployment rate in July hit 3.82 percent, up by 0.11 percentage points from June but down by 0.20 percentage points from a year earlier, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) reported Monday.
In an attempt to stabilize Taiwan's equity market, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) announced that starting today, short selling of stocks below the closing prices of the previous business day will not be permitted.
New 1-day peak for Italy migrant rescues
Italy's coast guard coordinated the rescue of 4,400 migrants from boats in the Mediterranean in a single day on Saturday, officials said Sunday as three new rescue operations were launched.
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Koreas resume talks as Seoul sees North Korean troop movement
Senior officials from North and South Korea on Sunday were in their second day of marathon talks meant to pull the rivals back from the brink, even amid reports of unusual North Korean troop and submarine movement that Seoul said indicated continued battle preparation.
 > Korea
Pilot fights for life after seven killed in British airshow crash
A pilot was in a critical condition in hospital on Sunday following a crash at a UK airshow that killed seven people when his plane plunged into a busy road.
 > Europe
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Rival Koreas pull back from brink with try at diplomacy
For the moment, North and South Korea have pulled back from the brink, agreeing Sunday to continue their first high-level talks in nearly a year and temporarily pushing aside vows of imminent war.
 > Korea
Police say 7 dead after jet in UK airshow crashes into road
A military jet taking part in a British airshow crashed into a busy main road Saturday, killing seven people and injuring more than a dozen others, police said.
 > Europe
Australia, N. Zealand firefighters head to US to battle blazes
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.
Goni veers away but brings heavy rainfall
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.
3 Americans, Briton praised after subduing gunman on board train
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 ...
 > Europe
Dow falls 530.94 points in China-led rout
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.
Rival Koreas hold high-level talks to defuse war fears
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.
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