EU's Tusk leads pro-Europe march in Poland before key vote

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands are marching in the Polish capital to celebrate the nation's European Union membership ahead of key European Parliament elections. EU Council Presiden...

Documentary on child sex abuse by Catholic priests stirs debate in Poland

Within just three days, 11 million people watched the Tell No One documentary about children who were sexually abused by Polish priests. The film, which was made by brothers Tomasz and Marek Sekielski...

Review: New anthology of Gabriel Garcia Marquez journalism

"The Scandal of the Century and Other Writings," by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Alfred A. Knopf). Although he was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature, Gabriel Garcia Marquez's first l...

Review: Shahidi shines in so-so 'The Sun Is Also a Star'

"The Sun Is Also a Star " is a beautiful looking film. The TV stars Yara Shahidi of "grown-ish" and Charles Melton of "Riverdale" are beautiful. New York City is beautiful. Even the MTA is (kind of) b...

Canadian girl encourages Taiwanese children to help the needy

Eleven-year-old Canadian Jayda Atkins, known in her community for placing warm clothing on light poles during winter for people in need, encouraged schoolchildren in Taipei on Tuesday to put their ide...

Thousands march in Glasgow to support Scottish independence

Organized under the "All Under One Banner" (AUOB) slogan, tens of thousands turned out with Scottish flags in Glasgow on Saturday. It is the first rally since First Minister Nicola Sturgeon...

After 75 years, remains of Rhode Island airman return home

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — The grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Army Air Forces 1st Lt. John Crouchley Jr., were among those on hand as the remains of the heroic World War II airman came home to Rho...

Taiwan Government: 115 days off in 2020, including 7 days for the Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese will have 115 days off next year, including seven consecutive days for the Lunar New Year, and four days each for the Dragon Boat Festival, the Mid-Autumn Festival, an...

UK begins search for new Bank of England governor

LONDON (AP) — The British government has started the process to appoint the successor to Mark Carney as governor of the Bank of England. Carney, who in July 2013 became the first for...

Back to the same record, but it's a different stock market

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock investors had to go on a harrowing round trip over the last seven months, but the market may be in a healthier place after it. The S&P 500 index of big U.S....

Evangelical group says Laos deports 3 American missionaries

BANGKOK (AP) — A U.S.-based Christian evangelical organization says three of its American volunteers who were detained in Laos more than a week ago for proselytizing have been freed and deported. ...

Evangelical group says 3 US volunteers detained in Laos

BANGKOK (AP) — A U.S.-based Christian evangelical organization says three of its American volunteers have been detained in the Southeast Asian nation of Laos. The group, Vision Beyon...

VR expo by NPM, HTC wins honorable mention at GLAMi Awards

A virtual reality (VR) art exhibition jointly organized by Taiwan's National Palace Museum (NPM) and Taiwan-based HTC Corp. has won honorable mention at the GLAMi Awards, which recognize the most ...

Taijiang National Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Located on the southwest coast of Taiwan, Taijiang National Park has a total area of 39,310 hectares, including sea and land areas. It is the only national park in Taiwan that ...

Ukraine's next president — a laughing matter?

The presidential election in Ukraine is scheduled for March 31 — coincidentally, the day before April Fool's Day, on which the results are announced. For one of the candidates, that's gr...