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Islamic State militants blew up Mosul's symbolic al-Nuri mosque, an Iraqi military statement said. 伊拉克軍方聲明說,伊斯蘭國武裝分子破壞了位於摩蘇爾具象徵性的努里大清真寺。

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Taiwan's unemployment rate fell to 3.66 percent in May, the lowest level in two years, according to government data. 根據政府數據,台灣失業率在五月份下降至百分之三點六六,是兩年來的最低水平。

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Hollywood star George Clooney has sold a tequila company he co-founded in a deal worth up to US$1 billion. 好萊塢明星喬治克魯尼售出以高雄市十億美元價格售出一家他共同創立的龍舌蘭酒公司。

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Terry Gou said his company, Hon Hai, still had a chance to acquire the memory chip unit of Japan's financially troubled Toshiba. 郭台銘表示,他的公司鴻海仍然有機會收購財政陷入困境的日本公司東芝的記憶晶片部門。

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Cristiano Ronaldo headed a winner as Portugal took a step toward the Confederations Cup semifinals with a win over hosts Russia. C羅以頭鎚建功,帶領葡萄牙打敗東道主俄羅斯,往聯盟杯半決賽邁出一步。

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Ms Tsai has spent a year failing to make cross-strait relations work, letting Taiwan to take a beating after another for no apparent benefit whatsoever.


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Taipei's twisty high-rise will have a lobby that delights

Taipei's twisty high-rise will have a lobby that delights

The luxury high-rise, which is designed to conserve energy, save water and suck up carbon emissions in downtown Taipei, is on track for completion next year.
Even before gay marriage officially arrives, new gov't help for same-sex partners

Even before gay marriage officially arrives, new gov't help for same-sex partners

Administration tells local governments to lift restrictions on those wanting to register a same-sex partnership.
Southern support grows for pardon of Chen Shui-bian

Southern support grows for pardon of Chen Shui-bian

Eleven Kaohsiung councilors call for amnesty for A-bian, soon after a similar call from the city's mayor.
People are loving this photo of a woman smelling flowers on Yangmingshan

People are loving this photo of a woman smelling flowers on Yangmingshan

The photo, posted by a woman from Tainan, has racked up over 1.47 million likes.
Apple's first Taiwan store has an opening date — and it's soon

Apple's first Taiwan store has an opening date — and it's soon

The shop in Taipei 101 is already getting visitors thanks to its highly Instagrammable red paper artwork.
Agricultural losses from the torrential rain have topped NT$60 million

Agricultural losses from the torrential rain have topped NT$60 million

Chiayi County suffered the brunt of the losses with NT$34.47 million, followed by Nantou County at NT$5.68 million.
Amended anti-money laundering act to go into effect June 28

Amended anti-money laundering act to go into effect June 28

An amendment to the Money Laundering Control Act will go into effect June 28, stipulating that foreign currency and negotiable securities exceeding a certain amount carried into or out of the country by passengers undeclared shall be confiscated.
EPA wants to make marine pollution fines 200 times higher

EPA wants to make marine pollution fines 200 times higher

Revised Marine Pollution Control Act would increase the maximum fine for marine pollution from NT$1.5 million to NT$300 million.
Get ready for a week of warm weather and occasional showers

Get ready for a week of warm weather and occasional showers

Temperatures could reach as high as 33 degrees Celsius in the northern half of Taiwan and the eastern Taiwan counties of Yilan and Hualien.

Innolux to mass-produce world's 1st flexible fingerprint sensors

Innolux Corp. (群創), one of the leading flat panel makers in Taiwan, said Tuesday that mass production of the world's first flexible fingerprint sensors is scheduled to kick off in the third quarter of this year.
Hualien magistrate gets reduced sentence in insider trading case

Hualien magistrate gets reduced sentence in insider trading case

Fu Kun-chi, who was found guilty in 2008, gets a reduced sentence of 16 months in prison, commuted to eight months.

Government expands stipend for caregivers

In a bid to encourage more people to work as caregivers under the nation's long-term care program, the Ministry of Labor has decided to expand a stipend available to those who take such positions on top of the standard salary.
Entertainer Chu Ke-liang's life as a showman celebrated at funeral

Entertainer Chu Ke-liang's life as a showman celebrated at funeral

Friends and family bid farewell Tuesday to entertainer Chu Ke-liang (豬哥亮), who brought laughter to many with his coarse humor and slapstick comedy during his lifetime.
Taiwan shares push higher, led by tech heavyweights

Taiwan shares push higher, led by tech heavyweights

Shares in Taiwan closed above the 10,300-point level on Tuesday on a strong showing by the bellwether electronics sector, which got a boost from a rebound in tech stocks in the United States overnight, dealers said.
Kaohsiung mayor supports pardon for Chen Shui-bian

Kaohsiung mayor supports pardon for Chen Shui-bian

Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu reiterated that she supports a pardon for former President Chen Shui-bian.
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