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Lin Yi-hsiung : Referendum Law must be amended first for meaningful result


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Lin calls for amendment to Referendum Law to lower thresholds so that there will be a chance a rereendum could pass...full story
updated 2014-04-24 06:20 PM
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Lin Yi-hsiung : Referendum Law must be amended first for meaningful result

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Lin calls for amendment to Referendum Law to lower thresholds so that there will be a chance a rereendum could pass....Fullstory

2014-04-24 06:20 PM

Indonesian school: We'll cooperate in abuse probe

Associated Press

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- A prestigious international school in Indonesia says it is cooperating with police in their investigation into an alleged child abuse case....Fullstory

2014-04-24 06:01 PM

DPP, KMT chairs, possibly Wang Jin-pyng to discuss nuclear power issues

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Ma Ying-jeou, Su Tseng-chang and possibly Wang Jin-pyng could meet to discuss possible solutions to the impasse over the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant....Fullstory

2014-04-24 05:18 PM

UK police seek to halt Brits joining Syria rebels

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- British police are launching a nationwide bid to prevent young people from traveling to Syria to take part in the fighting there. Metropolitan....Fullstory

2014-04-24 04:42 PM

3 people missing after freighter sinks off Greece

Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greek rescue teams are searching for three people reported missing after a cargo ship sank off the southern island of Crete. A....Fullstory

2014-04-24 04:01 PM

Ukraine official: city hall cleared of protesters Ukraine official: city hall cleared of protesters

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MOSCOW (AP) -- Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov says police have cleared the city hall in a southeastern city of pro-Russian protesters who had been....Fullstory

2014-04-24 03:22 PM

Afghan guard shoots dead 3 foreigners in hospital

Associated Press

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Police in Afghanistan say a security guard has opened fire in a Kabul hospital, killing three foreigners and wounding one other....Fullstory

2014-04-24 02:42 PM

Kashmiris stage protests during Indian elections
By AIJAZ HUSSAIN
Associated Press

SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- Indian forces used tear gas and wooden batons to disperse scores of Kashmiri demonstrators who raised anti-India slogans and threw rocks....Fullstory

2014-04-24 02:22 PM

Judge releases tape of would-be assassin's exam

Associated Press

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) -- Nearly 40 years after a former Manson family member pointed a gun at President Gerald Ford, the audiotape from her pretrial....Fullstory

2014-04-24 01:22 PM

Magnitude 6.7 quake off British Columbia coast

Associated Press

PORT ALICE, British Columbia (AP) -- The U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 6.7 quake has been recorded in the Pacific....Fullstory

2014-04-24 12:22 PM

Jokes are out as South Korea mourns ferry victims Jokes are out as South Korea mourns ferry victims
By JUNG-YOON CHOI
Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Jokes and concerts are out. So are school field trips and boisterous cheering at baseball games. As South Korea mourns one....Fullstory

2014-04-24 06:01 PM

N fund pays $990 million in Kuwait compensation

Associated Press

GENEVA (AP) -- GENEVA (AP) -- A U.N. panel that settles claims for damages resulting from Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait has paid out another....Fullstory

2014-04-24 05:22 PM

Iraq: Suicide attack kills at least 10 people
By SINAN SALAHEDDIN
Associated Press

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi officials say a suicide attack on a police checkpoint south of the capital, Baghdad, has killed at least 10 people and....Fullstory

2014-04-24 04:42 PM

Militant group in Egypt says it killed officer Militant group in Egypt says it killed officer

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CAIRO (AP) -- An Islamic militant group in Egypt has claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed a senior police officer the day before. It says....Fullstory

2014-04-24 04:42 PM

Last appeal bid rejected in HK 'Milkshake Murder'

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HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong's top court has rejected a final bid for an appeal by an American convicted of drugging her wealthy banker....Fullstory

2014-04-24 03:22 PM

Malfunction forces Malaysia plane to turn back

Associated Press

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Firefly Airlines says one of its domestic flights was forced to turn back shortly after takeoff early Thursday due to....Fullstory

2014-04-24 02:42 PM

Classes begin at SKorean school full of mourning Classes begin at SKorean school full of mourning
By CHANG YONG-JUN and GILLIAN WONG
Associated Press

ANSAN, South Korea (AP) -- Students in the city hit hardest by the South Korean ferry disaster returned to classes Thursday, their school campus a....Fullstory

2014-04-24 02:42 PM

Ma Ying-jeou seeks meeting with Su Tseng-chang

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Ma-Su meeting would be to discuss possible solutions to Fourth Nuclear Power Plant controversy and other problems....Fullstory

2014-04-24 02:05 PM

Top Nepal officials fly to Everest to end crisis Top Nepal officials fly to Everest to end crisis

Associated Press

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Top tourism officials in Nepal are on their way to Mount Everest's base camp to negotiate with Sherpas who want to....Fullstory

2014-04-24 12:42 PM

Japanese nuclear experts, lawmakers in Taipei this week

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Nuclear experts and Diet memebers from Japan to participate in forum on Japan's post-Fukushima experience with nuclear power plants....Fullstory

2014-04-24 11:49 AM

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