Saturday, September 13, 2014
Assembling a coalition to fight the militants from the Islamic State group is proving to be a complicated affair.
The United States and European Union hit Russia with tough new sanctions Friday in a coordinated riposte to Moscow's "unacceptable behaviour" in Ukraine despite a fragile truce.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) yesterday afternoon bowed and apologized over the recent tainted edible oil scandal during his policy report at the Legislative Yuan., 1 Comment
The Pingtung District Prosecutors Office yesterday applied for Chang Guann (強冠) Chairman Yeh Wen-hsiang (葉文祥) to be indicted over his involvement in the recent tainted oil scandal after an interrogation session in which Yeh appeared uncooperative., 1 Comment
European ministers struggled to strike a balance on Friday between turning around a moribund eurozone economy and cutting bloated national budgets burdened with debt.
Auto buying drove U.S. retail sales higher in August, a possible sign that job growth in recent months has led to accelerated consumer spending.
Oscar Pistorius was on Friday found guilty of culpable homicide and faced a potential lengthy jail term for shooting dead his glamorous girlfriend, in a case that shattered the Paralympian hero's glittering career.
Friday, September 12, 2014
The United States tripled its estimate for the number of Islamic State fighters as it geared up for a "more aggressive" air campaign and Arab nations rallied behind President Barack Obama's nascent coalition against the jihadists.
During his trial, Oscar Pistorius sometimes retched and sobbed. The double-amputee Olympian sobbed again on Thursday, this time in apparent relief as a judge said the evidence did not support a murder conviction for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Taiwan-native Baltimore Orioles starter Wei-Yin Chen (陳偉殷) on Wednesday pitched perfectly into the sixth inning until the perfection was broken by a Red Sox rookie catcher who doubled for his first major league hit.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday ordered a "relentless" war against the Islamic State, including air strikes in Syria and expanded operations in Iraq to "destroy" the marauding jihadist army.