Friday, August 21, 2015
South Korea fired dozens of shells Thursday at rival North Korea after the North lobbed a single rocket at a South Korean town near the world's most heavily armed border, the South's Defense Ministry said.
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Thursday issued a sea warning for Typhoon Goni, cautioning against increasing winds and rough waves in waters off Eastern and Southern Taiwan.
Thai police on Thursday said they had questioned and freed one man who handed himself in after being seen on CCTV at the Bangkok shrine moments before a deadly bomb blast, but the prime suspect remains at large.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Thailand said Thursday international terror groups were likely not behind a deadly Bangkok shrine bombing, but appealed for Interpol help in hunting a foreign man accused of being the prime suspect.
Hackers say they have exposed unfaithful partners across the world, posting what they said were the personal details of millions of people registered with cheating website Ashley Madison.
Two Philippine coast guard men held hostage by Al-Qaeda-linked militants sprinted through gunfire to freedom as government forces raided the extremists' hideout, killing 15 of them, the army said Thursday.
Taiwan shares extended their losses from a day earlier to fall below the 8,100-point mark Wednesday amid lingering concerns over economic fundamentals in Taiwan and around the globe, dealers said.
Turkish police arrested two people Wednesday after a hand grenade was hurled and shots were fired at officers guarding Istanbul's Dolmabache Palace, an Ottoman-era palace that is a major tourist attraction, the Istanbul governor's office said. One police officer was slightly injured, according to the country's state-run news agency.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Thai authorities said Tuesday they were hunting a man shown on security footage strolling into a packed religious shrine wearing a bright yellow T-shirt and placing a bomb-laden backpack, before an explosion that killed at least 20 people.
Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) yesterday pledged to reform how stock sales on the local market are taxed.
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