Thursday, July 2, 2015
At least 36 people were killed after a passenger ferry with close to 200 people on board capsized in rough waters in the central Philippines on Thursday, officials said.
The United States and Cuba on Wednesday agreed a historic deal to re-establish full diplomatic relations, severed 54 years ago in the heat of the Cold War.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras made a fresh reform proposal to eurozone ministers on Wednesday after Greece became the first advanced economy to default on an IMF payment.
The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) issued a strong statement late yesterday against a national security law recently passed by China.
A 20-year-old college student suffering burns to 90 percent of his body has regained consciousness and can breathe unassisted after being seriously injured in a fire and explosion at a water park in New Taipei on June 27, in a recovery doctors are describing as "a miracle."
Tens of thousands joined a pro-democracy march Wednesday on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China, in what organizers described as an opportunity to work out the movement's next step as momentum wanes.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
ATHENS, Greece -- Eurozone finance ministers were set to weigh Greece's latest proposal for aid Wednesday, hours after the country's international bailout expired without a deal, cutting it off from vital financing and deepening fears over whether it will be able to remain in the eurozone.
WASHINGTON -- The United States and Cuba have agreed to open embassies in each other's capitals, the biggest tangible step in the countries' historic bid to restore ties after more than a half-century of hostilities.
Taipei - A 20-year-old college student suffering from burns to 90 percent of his body has regained consciousness and can breathe unassisted after being injured in a fire and explosion at a water park in New Taipei July 27, in what doctors are describing as "a miracle."