Monday, March 23, 2015
WASHINGTON - Republican US Senator Ted Cruz confirmed Monday he will run for president in 2016, the first major candidate to officially declare a bid in the next race for the White House.
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Taipei - Unemployment fell 0.4 percentage points annually to 3.69 percent in February, the lowest level for that month in 15 years, according to government figures released Monday.
Since improvements have been made to the 226 illegal structures on the Taipei City Government's "blacklist," an enforced teardown scheduled to begin today has been canceled.
An Afghan woman who was beaten to death by a mob was buried in Kabul on Sunday, her coffin carried aloft by women's rights activists.
A third attacker in the massacre of tourists in Tunisia's national museum is on the run, President Beji Caid Essebsi said on Sunday, vowing to track him down.
France's National Front, one of the most powerful populist far right parties in Europe, eyed significant gains against President Francois Hollande's ruling Socialist Party in regional elections on Sunday.
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi said security "failures" had helped facilitate the deadly attack on the country's national museum claimed by the Islamic State group that killed 20 foreign tourists.
As the health of Singapore's founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew deteriorated on the weekend, thousands of Singaporeans visited his hospital and a community center to leave flowers, gifts and emotional messages of support.
The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will do its utmost to maintain the cross-strait status quo, DPP Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said yesterday., 5 Comments
The United States and Iran reported significant progress on Saturday toward a nuclear agreement, with the Iranian president declaring a deal within reach. America's top diplomat was more reserved, leaving open whether world powers and Tehran would meet a March 31 deadline.
The foreign ministers of South Korea, China and Japan pledged to set up a trilateral leadership summit at "the earliest" opportunity as they met in Seoul on Saturday for the first time in nearly three years.
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The European Union offered Greece funds Friday to deal with what it called a "humanitarian crisis" after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vowed to clarify reform pledges demanded by the country's creditors.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
The health condition of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew "has worsened", the government said Saturday, as the critically ill founding leader of the city-state entered his seventh week in hospital., 1 Comment