Tuesday, April 22, 2014
North Korea could well be preparing to carry out a fourth nuclear test, South Korea said Tuesday, citing increased activity at its main test site just days ahead of a visit to Seoul by US President Barack Obama.
Russia has "days, not weeks" to abide by an international accord aimed at stemming the crisis in Ukraine, the top U.S. diplomat in Kiev warned Monday as Vice President Joe Biden launched a high-profile show of support for the pro-Western Ukrainian government. Russia in turn accused authorities in Kiev of flagrantly violating the pact and declared their actions would not stand.
Following a visit to the mayor of Taipei on Sunday, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) yesterday visited Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) at the Executive Yuan and discussed controversial the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant issue.
Three generations of a family, surnamed Hu, were charged with sexually assaulting an Indonesian caregiver 81 times in one year, the Supreme Court said yesterday, adding that two have been convicted while the other is still being tried.
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Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a gift to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine Monday, sparking a Chinese charge that he was offering "a slap in the face" to U.S. President Barack Obama days ahead of his visit.
Monday, April 21, 2014
South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous behavior" in the disaster, which left more than 300 people dead or missing.
An airstrike targeting suspected al-Qaida training camps in a rugged mountain region in southern Yemen killed a number of fighters Sunday, a high-level government security committee said, without specifying a casualty figure.
Following the recently concluded student activist occupation of the Legislature, President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that he will communicate more with young adults in order to find a direction for the proposed Kuomintang (KMT) reforms., 1 Comment
Japan bolstered its military surveillance capabilities in the southern island region of Okinawa over the weekend, reports said, as territorial tensions with China simmer.
Celebrating Easter Sunday, Christianity's most joyous and hopeful day, Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria and for an end to the terrorist attacks in Nigeria that have targeted many Christians.