Monday, March 30, 2015
Arab leaders have agreed to form a joint military force, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi announced on Sunday at a summit dominated by a Saudi-led offensive on Shiite rebels in Yemen.
Australia said Sunday it will sign an agreement to become a prospective founding member of a China-backed infrastructure bank, but stressed that no one nation should control the institution., 1 Comment
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Tens of thousands of Singaporeans undeterred by heavy rains lined a 15 kilometer (9 mile) route through the Southeast Asian city-state to witness an elaborate funeral procession Sunday for longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew., 2 Comments
Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested presidential race in the nation's history.
Stricter water rationing measures planned for Taoyuan and parts of New Taipei will take effect next month, even though rainfall in northern Taiwan last week helped raise water levels in Taoyuan's Shihmen Reservoir by almost three meters, officials said Sunday., 1 Comment
An Air Canada plane came off the runway after landing at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Nova Scotia early Sunday, sending at least 25 people to hospital with minor injuries, officials said.
Taiwan expressed its wish to join the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as its representative met with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at an economic forum that opened in China yesterday., 1 Comment
The Taiwan government needs to resolve issues surrounding the import of U.S. meat products to speed up its push to join the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), two senior U.S. government officials said Thursday in Washington, D.C., 2 Comments
Russia is to sign up to the Chinese-led development bank AIIB, first deputy prime minister Igor Shuvalov said Saturday at an international forum in China, cited by Russian news agencies.
The Germanwings co-pilot who crashed his Airbus in the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, told his ex-girlfriend that "one day everyone will know my name," according to German newspaper Bild.
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed rebel camps in Yemen for a second day on Friday, as President Barack Obama said the United States shared a "collective goal" with its regional ally to see stability in the war-torn state.
Amanda Knox, who maintained that she and her former Italian boyfriend were innocent in her British roommate's murder through multiple trials and nearly four years in jail, was vindicated Friday when Italy's highest court threw out their convictions once and for all.
Ten companies involved in mislabeling Japanese food products were searched by investigators and the owners were questioned by prosecutors last night to find out whether they altered the labels illegally.