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Ko Wen-je at Taipei Next: Use public forums to reach consensus


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Ko said forums are the best vehicle for working toward consensus on issues like Songshan or the Tamsui River...full story
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Ko Wen-je at Taipei Next: Use public forums to reach consensus

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Ko said forums are the best vehicle for working toward consensus on issues like Songshan or the Tamsui River....Fullstory

2014-09-21 09:08 PM

Turkey: We'll keep secret behind hostage release

Associated Press

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his government will not reveal details of a covert operation that ensured the release of....Fullstory

2014-09-21 08:22 PM

German families to sue Ukraine over MH17 crash

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- A German lawyer says he plans to sue Ukraine for negligence in the downing of Malaysia Airline Flight 17. Elmar M. Giemulla says....Fullstory

2014-09-21 08:01 PM

Chinese destroyer docks in Iran, first such visit

Associated Press

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's state television is reporting that a Chinese destroyer has docked in a southern Iranian port in the first such visit....Fullstory

2014-09-21 07:42 PM

Syria blasts coalition against Islamic State

Associated Press

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syria's parliament speaker says the U.S. should work with Damascus in assembling a coalition to battle the Islamic State extremist group....Fullstory

2014-09-21 07:22 PM

Kenya marks 1 year since Westgate mall attack Kenya marks 1 year since Westgate mall attack

Associated Press

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Kenya is marking one year since four gunmen stormed the upscale Westgate Mall in Nairobi, killing 67 people. A memorial plaque with....Fullstory

2014-09-21 06:01 PM

Chinese police detain 6 for fatal gunfight

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- Six people were detained in southern China after a gunfight between police and drug trafficking suspects killed two people, police said Sunday. The....Fullstory

2014-09-21 05:22 PM

Ko calls for drug crackdown in Taipei, chastises Sean Lien on asset declarations

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Ko called on Taipei Mayor to be more candid on drug, police issues, also demanded Sean Lien campaign reveal more accurate information on the candidate's finances....Fullstory

2014-09-21 05:07 PM

Security clash with Kurds on Turkey Syria border Security clash with Kurds on Turkey Syria border

Associated Press

OGAN, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish security forces fired tear gas and water cannons on dozens of Kurds at the border with Syria where tens of....Fullstory

2014-09-21 05:01 PM

Ivanovic beats Wozniacki to win Pan Pacific Open

Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- Third-seeded Ana Ivanovic of Serbia beat second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-2, 7-6 (2) on Sunday to win the Pan Pacific Open. In....Fullstory

2014-09-21 01:42 PM

Attacks kill 6 people in Iraq
By SAMEER N. YACOUB
Associated Press

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Authorities in Iraq say a bombing and mortar fire have killed six people in Shiite areas in and around the capital, Baghdad. Police....Fullstory

2014-09-21 08:42 PM

Security breach prompts more White House security Security breach prompts more White House security
By JOSH LEDERMAN
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Secret Service is boosting security outside the White House following an embarrassing security breach in which an intruder with a....Fullstory

2014-09-21 08:01 PM

Three fatalities as Feng-wong blankets Taiwan

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Medium typhoon Feng-wong brings heavy winds and rain, three killed in Chiayi traffic accident....Fullstory

2014-09-21 08:00 PM

Egypt to host post-Gaza war talks this week

Associated Press

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- A Palestinian negotiator says Egypt will host indirect talks between Israelis and Palestinians on a sustained Gaza cease-fire deal, and....Fullstory

2014-09-21 07:22 PM

Wife of UK hostage issues plea to militants

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- The wife of a British aid worker held hostage by the Islamic State group has issued a statement pleading for the militants....Fullstory

2014-09-21 06:22 PM

Turkish security forces clash with Kurds Turkish security forces clash with Kurds

Associated Press

OGAN, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish security forces on Sunday fired tear gas and water on dozens of Kurds in a village on the border with....Fullstory

2014-09-21 05:22 PM

Eric Chu in Keelung to support Hsieh Li-kung in mayor's race

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Chu visited temples and mingled with the public, expressed support for Keelung Line in Taipei MRT system....Fullstory

2014-09-21 05:12 PM

UN: 70,000 Syrians escape fighting to Turkey UN: 70,000 Syrians escape fighting to Turkey

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- The U.N. refugee agency says some 70,000 Syrians have crossed into Turkey in the past 24 hours to escape fighting between Kurdish....Fullstory

2014-09-21 05:01 PM

Pope flags Christian-Muslim ties in Albania Pope flags Christian-Muslim ties in Albania
By Associated Press
Associated Press

TIRANA, Albania (AP) -- Pope Francis has arrived in Albania on his first European trip, designed to highlight the Balkan nation's path from a brutal....Fullstory

2014-09-21 03:22 PM

Pope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishop Pope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishop
By RACHEL ZOLL
Associated Press

Pope Francis' choice of a bishop who has long staked out a firm position as a moderate for the next archbishop of Chicago sends a....Fullstory

2014-09-21 01:42 PM

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