Monday, February 1, 2016
A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and heard the screams of children among people burned to death in the latest attack by Nigeria's homegrown Islamic extremists.
A triple bombing claimed by the extremist Islamic State group killed at least 45 people near the Syrian capital of Damascus on Sunday, overshadowing an already shaky start to what are meant to be indirect Syria peace talks.
Rescuers in eastern China pulled out four miners who had spent 36 days trapped underground in a collapsed mine.
Sunday, January 31, 2016
China strongly condemned the United States after a U.S. warship deliberately sailed near one of the Beijing-controlled islands in the hotly contested South China Sea to exercise freedom of navigation and challenge China's vast territorial claims.
Chu Mei-ling (初美玲) -- the first Taiwanese citizen to register her residence in the Spratly Islands -- has asserted the Republic of China's claim in the South China Sea, the Coast Guard Administration (CGA, 海巡署) said Saturday., 1 Comment
Huang Min-hui, the Kuomintang's (KMT) interim chairwoman, on Saturday dismissed media talk about the upcoming party chief election being a "war between two women" or a clash between the pro-unification and pro-Taiwan camps., 1 Comment
Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Ker Chien-ming is expected to keep his role as leader of the party caucus after none of his fellow lawmaker came forward to challenge him.
Beijing's basic policy toward Taiwan will remain unchanged despite political changes in Taiwan, a Chinese official said Saturday.
The Obama administration in the U.S. has confirmed for the first time that Hillary Clinton's home server contained closely guarded government secrets, censoring 22 emails that contained material requiring one of the highest levels of classification. The revelation comes three days before the Democratic candidate competes in the Iowa presidential caucuses.
A defense official says a U.S. Navy ship has sailed near a disputed island in the South China Sea to exercise the U.S.' freedom to navigate in international waters.