Monday, September 22, 2014
Taiwan's Hsu Shu-ching rewrote the record books as she took the women's 53kg class weightlifting gold at the Asian Games on Sunday., 2 Comments
Ashraf Ghani was declared Afghanistan's next president on Sunday after winning the June 14 election, officials said, ending months of disputes over allegations of massive fraud that tipped the country into a political crisis.
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Afghanistan's two rival presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal on Sunday, ending a prolonged stand-off over disputed election results at a pivotal moment in the war-weary nation's history.
Coup leader Voreqe Bainimarama declared himself the ethnically divided Pacific nation's new prime minister on Sunday and promised "genuine democracy" and to work for all Fijians.
Tropical storm Fung-Wong (鳳凰) continued to approach southern Taiwan yesterday in a predicted path sweeping through the entire island today, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) warned.
A suspect connected to the fatal attack on a police detective has been detained after being transferred to the Taipei District Prosecutors Office yesterday afternoon.
A buying frenzy sent Alibaba shares sharply higher Friday as the Chinese online giant made its historic Wall Street trading debut.
The CIA has curbed spying on friendly governments in Western Europe in response to the furor over a German caught selling secrets to the United States and the Edward Snowden revelations of classified information held by the National Security Agency, according to current and former U.S. officials.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants and withdraw heavy weapons and foreign fighters in order to ensure a stable truce in eastern Ukraine.
Sierra Leone confined its 6 million people to their homes Friday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged West African country began what was believed to be the most sweeping lockdown against disease since the Middle Ages.
The United Kingdom will stay united. Voters in Scotland resoundingly rejected independence in a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.