Monday, November 24, 2014
Independent Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday staged a parade event to gather support on the final weekend before the election unfolds on the evening of Nov. 29.
Pan-green independent Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said that he chooses to believe in the innocence of his campaign staff member, Peng Sheng-shao (彭盛韶), while there is no proper evidence stating otherwise.
Tunisians voted Sunday in their first presidential election since the 2011 revolution that sparked the Arab Spring, in a ballot set to round off an often fraught transition to democracy.
The United States and Iran sought Sunday to bridge gaps in negotiations on the eve of a deadline for a nuclear deal, as Iran signaled it was open to extending the talks by up to a year.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middle.
Helicopter surveys on Sunday showed more extensive damage than earlier thought from an overnight earthquake in the mountainous central Japan area that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics.
Chinese veteran actor Chen Jianbin (陳建斌) became the biggest winner at The 51st Golden Horse Awards (金馬獎) yesterday, winning in three of the four categories where he was nominated, including best lead actor and best supporting actor.
An aide to Ko Wen-je was arrested yesterday by Taipei prosecutors looking into alleged wiretapping of the independent Taipei mayoral hopeful's office, but his lawyer said there was no evidence in support of the arrest.
Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels, Al-Shabab, claimed responsibility for a Saturday dawn attack on a bus in which 28 non-Muslims were singled out and killed.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
President Barack Obama has quietly approved guidelines in recent weeks to allow the Pentagon to target Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, broadening previous plans that had limited the military to counterterrorism missions against al-Qaida after this year, U.S. officials said.
Deadlocked international talks aimed at defusing a 12-year standoff with Iran over its nuclear ambitions entered their cliffhanger final weekend Saturday, days before a deadline.
Taiwan's efforts to establish free trade agreements (FTA) with other countries have stalled, with the international community beginning to doubt Taiwan's ability to ratify negotiated agreements following the public's strong opposition to the cross-strait service trade pact, according to a U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission statement in a recent report to the U.S. Congress., 1 Comment