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Two French exchange students among TransAsia victims


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The two women had just finished a 6-week training course at NTU School Medicine and were going to Penghu for a holiday before returning home...full story
updated 2014-07-24 05:00 PM
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Two French exchange students among TransAsia victims

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The two women had just finished a 6-week training course at NTU School Medicine and were going to Penghu for a holiday before returning home....Fullstory

2014-07-24 05:00 PM

Norway: Terror threat against Norway

Associated Press

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Norway's intelligence service says it has received information about an imminent "concrete threat" against Norway from people with links to Islamic....Fullstory

2014-07-24 04:42 PM

Shen Fu-hsiung relates offer of backing from “powerful” man

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2014-07-24 04:03 PM

Afghan market bombing kills 6

Associated Press

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan official says a bombing in a northern market has killed six people, including a young girl. Sonatullah Timor, the spokesman....Fullstory

2014-07-24 03:42 PM

Pan Shih-wei out as Labor Minister after alleged affair exposed

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Pan becomes the latest in a strong of officials in the Ma government to leave office after having an affair exposed in the media....Fullstory

2014-07-24 03:05 PM

Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire bid Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire bid

Associated Press

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israeli tanks and warplanes are pummeling the Gaza Strip as U.S. and other diplomats push for a cease-fire with....Fullstory

2014-07-24 02:22 PM

13 school children die in train-bus crash in India

Associated Press

NEW DELHI (AP) -- Police say 13 children have been killed when a train crashed into their school bus at an unmanned railroad crossing in....Fullstory

2014-07-24 02:01 PM

Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hours Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hours

Associated Press

PHOENIX (AP) -- A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution that quickly rekindled the....Fullstory

2014-07-24 12:42 PM

Cuba looks to mangroves to fend off rising seas Cuba looks to mangroves to fend off rising seas
By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ
Associated Press

HAVANA (AP) -- Many people in this tiny hamlet on the southern coast of Cuba remember when the shore lay about 100 meters (yards) farther....Fullstory

2014-07-24 12:22 PM

Two children missing in Magong, feared pinned under TransAsia plane

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Rescue efforts continue in Magong after two children from local families reported missing....Fullstory

2014-07-24 10:52 AM

Norway warns of 'concrete threat' linked to Syria

Associated Press

OSLO, Norway (AP) -- Norway's intelligence service says it has been warned of an imminent "concrete threat" against the nation from people with links to....Fullstory

2014-07-24 04:42 PM

Filipino protesters denounce China's 'bullying' Filipino protesters denounce China's 'bullying'

Associated Press

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- About 100 Filipinos carrying mock missiles marched to the Chinese consulate in Manila to protest actions they call "bullying" in the....Fullstory

2014-07-24 04:22 PM

Iraq: Attack on prisoner convoy kills 60 people
By SINAN SALAHEDDIN
Associated Press

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Gunmen attacked a prisoner convoy north of Baghdad on Thursday, setting off a gunbattle with troops in which 52 prisoners and eight....Fullstory

2014-07-24 04:01 PM

Nokia Q2 profit up 20 percent to $285 million

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HELSINKI (AP) -- Telecommunications and wireless equipment maker Nokia Corp. says second-quarter profit rose 20 percent to 213 million euros ($285 million) on the back....Fullstory

2014-07-24 03:22 PM

Matmo brings stormy weather to eastern China

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- Typhoon Matmo is bringing stormy weather to parts of eastern China on the heels of another typhoon that killed at least 56....Fullstory

2014-07-24 02:22 PM

JFK returns to old look in new collectors' coins JFK returns to old look in new collectors' coins
By MICHAEL HILL
Associated Press

WEST POINT, New York (AP) -- President John F. Kennedy is getting his old look back on new collectors' coins. The slain president's profile debuted on....Fullstory

2014-07-24 02:22 PM

Philippines deports Australian Islamic preacher

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine immigration authorities say they have deported an Australian Islamic preacher on suspicion of links to terrorists. Elaine Tan, spokeswoman for the....Fullstory

2014-07-24 01:22 PM

Crash kills US teen pilot seeking world record

Associated Press

PLAINFIELD, Indiana (AP) -- Crews searched Thursday for the father of a U.S. teenager whose plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean as he attempted to....Fullstory

2014-07-24 12:22 PM

Would-be thief suspected at MRT Mucha Depot in typhoon

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Intruder was injured in fall, MRT staffers sent him to hospital....Fullstory

2014-07-24 11:17 AM

TransAsia crash update: 48 dead, ten wounded TransAsia crash update: 48 dead, ten wounded

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TransAsia flew relatives from Taipei and Kaohsiung to Magong as investigators begin seeking the cause of the crash....Fullstory

2014-07-24 09:35 AM

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