Sunday, May 17, 2015
Syrian government troops and militia put up fierce resistance on Sunday to an Islamic State group assault on one of the jewels of the country's heritage, ancient Palmyra.
Liverpool great Steven Gerrard was denied a fairytale finish to his Anfield career when Crystal Palace won 3-1 in his final home game on Saturday as Leicester completed one of the great escapes to preserve their Premier League status.
China's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday that Beijing was "unshakeable" in its defense of sovereignty, as tensions between the powers mount over Chinese island-building in strategic but disputed waters.
A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother.
An Egyptian court sentenced deposed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi and more than 100 others to death on Saturday for their role in a mass jailbreak during the 2011 uprising.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
SHANGHAI - Indian and Chinese firms signed 21 agreements officials said were worth a total of more than $22 billion in Shanghai on Saturday, witnessed by visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
BOSTON -- A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother.
Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) announced in a morning press conference yesterday at the Legislative Yuan that he would not seek the nomination to become the Kuomintang's (KMT) candidate for the 2016 presidential election, with his statement stopping short of ruling out an election bid altogether., 3 Comments