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DPP leaders in Nantou, Kaohsiung races are Tsai, Liu

By Sonny Murtaugh
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Liu's win indicates that Mayor Chen Chu's hold in Kaohsiung continues to expand...full story
updated 2015-03-31 05:22 PM
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DPP leaders in Nantou, Kaohsiung races are Tsai, Liu
By Sonny Murtaugh
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Liu's win indicates that Mayor Chen Chu's hold in Kaohsiung continues to expand....Fullstory

2015-03-31 05:22 PM

Ko Wen-je tells mainland media One China is ‘not a problem’ Ko Wen-je tells mainland media One China is ‘not a problem’
By Sonny Murtaugh
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Ko said that as a political leader he must work to develop relations with the other side of the Strait....Fullstory

2015-03-31 03:36 PM

Tsarnaev's lawyers try to show brother in charge of bombing Tsarnaev's lawyers try to show brother in charge of bombing
By DENISE LAVOIE
Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) -- Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzkhokar Tsarnaev started their case by trying to show that his older brother was the driving force....Fullstory

2015-03-31 03:01 PM

Malaysian fishmonger to hang for killing 2 British students

Associated Press

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- A Malaysian court has sentenced a fishmonger to death for killing two British medical students last year on Borneo island. Prosecutor....Fullstory

2015-03-31 01:22 PM

Taiwan News Morning Briefing – March 31 Taiwan News Morning Briefing – March 31

Taiwan News

Market & Commodity ■ The Taiwan Stock Exchange’s (TWSE) main index opened 46.51 points higher to 9,568.38 on Tuesday, with turnover reaching NT$2.86 billion. (Taiwan News) ■....Fullstory

2015-03-31 09:39 AM

British man pleads guilty in terror camp case

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- A British man has pleaded guilty to federal charges in New York that he plotted to set up a terrorist training....Fullstory

2015-03-31 03:22 AM

Brazilian police detain man carrying gold bar on flight

Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Federal police in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso say they detained an Austrian born-businessman as he attempted to board....Fullstory

2015-03-31 03:22 AM

Death toll rises to 9 in Mexico gas tanker explosion

Associated Press

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The death toll from the explosion of a crashed gasoline tanker truck in southern Mexico has risen to nine. The Tabasco state....Fullstory

2015-03-31 03:22 AM

AP PHOTOS: Iraqi forces struggle to take back Tikrit
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

The Iraqi offensive aimed at driving the Islamic State group out of the northern city of Tikrit has been slowed by booby traps, snipers and....Fullstory

2015-03-31 03:22 AM

Iran sends aid to Yemen's rebels amid Saudi-led airstrikes Iran sends aid to Yemen's rebels amid Saudi-led airstrikes

Associated Press

SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Iran's official news agency says Tehran has sent aid to Yemen, its first such shipment since a Saudi-led coalition of Sunni....Fullstory

2015-03-31 03:42 PM

Same sex marriage wins recognition in Tokyo's Shibuya ward

Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- Tokyo's Shibuya ward has become the first locale in Japan to recognize same sex partnerships as the "equivalent of a marriage," guaranteeing....Fullstory

2015-03-31 03:22 PM

Death toll in Kashmir flood rises to 15

Associated Press

SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- Police say at least 15 people have died in flood waters that submerged several areas in the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir....Fullstory

2015-03-31 02:42 PM

21 killed when bus goes off cliff in Peruvian Andes

Associated Press

LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Authorities say 21 people were killed and 38 seriously injured when a bus veered off the road and plunged into a....Fullstory

2015-03-31 01:22 PM

Twin fools NASA at brother's launch on 1-year flight
By MARCIA DUNN
Associated Press

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) -- Astronaut Scott Kelly's identical twin pulled a fast one on NASA right before his brother blasted off on a one-year....Fullstory

2015-03-31 06:01 AM

Report: Iran journalist defects while covering nuclear talks

Associated Press

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran has confirmed that an Iranian journalist defected while covering nuclear negotiations underway in Switzerland between Tehran and world powers on....Fullstory

2015-03-31 03:22 AM

TSB examining why plane landed so short of Halifax runway
By ROB GILLIES
Associated Press

TORONTO (AP) -- A Transportation Safety Board investigator says an Air Canada plane landed so significantly short of the runway in Halifax that it hit....Fullstory

2015-03-31 03:22 AM

A look at those involved in Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen A look at those involved in Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen
By JON GAMBRELL
Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) -- A Saudi-led coalition is targeting Shiite rebels and their allies in Yemen in a campaign of airstrikes that began last week. Here's....Fullstory

2015-03-31 03:22 AM

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