Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Iraq moved closer to ending Nuri al-Maliki's stubborn grip on power when his own political clan spurned him for another prime minister called to save the country from breakup.
After a night of heavy rainfall, reconstruction work at the explosion sites in Kaohsiung was forced to halt due to excessive flooding.
Taiwan is no longer interested in buying the advanced F-16C/D fighter jets from the United States, a source told local media yesterday.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday prepared for the challenge of leading Turkey as a strongman president after winning an election in the first round albeit by a narrower-than-expected margin.
Monday, August 11, 2014
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised the start of a "new era" after winning presidential elections in an easy triumph, despite fears the country is creeping towards one-man rule.
As many as 10 people died and dozens were injured when Typhoon Halong slammed into the Japanese archipelago over the weekend, reports said Monday, with heavy rain still lashing the country's north.
The Executive Yuan yesterday approved Economic Minister Chang Chia-juch's (張家祝) resignation and announced that the position will be filled by current Vice Economics Minister Duh Tyzz-jiun (杜紫軍)., 1 Comment
A regional passenger plane assembled in Iran crashed Sunday while taking off from the capital, killing 39 and injuring another nine onboard, according to a senior transportation official and state media.
Taiwan is now on alert as Hong Kong news media has reported a suspected case of the deadly Ebola virus, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Sunday.
Moving to head off yet another international crisis, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged China and its smaller neighbors to peacefully resolve mounting tensions over maritime disputes in Asian waters.