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50 cm of snow accumulates on Taiwan’s Snow Mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 50 centimeters of snow has accumulated on the cirque just below the summit of Snow Mountain, forcing most hiking teams to retreat to the 369 mountain hut for safety. Th...

Enjoy the best Christmas at Regent Taipei

As holiday season approaches, Regent Taipei is bringing you the festive holiday atmosphere. The iconic Regent Taipei Christmas Tree, standing at three stories high, will be standing at the azie atrium...

Germany: More details emerge of forest fugitive's flight

BERLIN (AP) — A man accused of disarming four police officers at gunpoint and hiding in Germany's Black Forest for more than five days says he took no food when he fled, largely switched off his cellp...

Hike scenic route on Taipei’s Yangmingshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 6.4-kilometer hike from the Qingtiangang grassland to Fengguikou in the Yangmingshan National Park takes hikers through a variety of dazzling scenery and provides the pe...

Germany: Black Forest fugitive had no support during manhunt

BERLIN (AP) — A man arrested following a five-day manhunt in Germany's Black Forest that started when he disarmed four officers at gunpoint appears to have had no support from anyone else during his t...

Germany: Black Forest fugitive held after 5 days on the run

BERLIN (AP) — A man who disarmed four officers at gunpoint in southwestern Germany before fleeing into the Black Forest has been arrested after five days on the run, police said Friday. ...

German police continue Black Forest manhunt, seek motive

BERLIN (AP) — Police in southwestern Germany spent a third day searching for a man who disarmed four officers at gunpoint before fleeing into a forest, with authorities saying Tuesday that they still ...

Manhunt in Germany for man who disarmed 4 police officers

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have deployed hundreds of police in the hunt for a 31-year-old man who disarmed four officers at gunpoint, officials said Monday. Police in the south...

Trumps hand out Halloween candy, greet kids at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have handed out candy to hundreds of military families and local schoolchildren as the White House got a head start on Halloween. ...

Modest Freiburg sticking with cult-coach Christian Streich

BERLIN (AP) — After more than seven years at Freiburg, Christian Streich is the longest serving coach in the Bundesliga and one of its most charismatic. And there's more to come. ...

Romania gets $68 mln from EU to modernize Danube shipping

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — An EU Union official says Romania will receive 59 million euros ($68 million) to modernize shipping routes along the River Danube. Corina Cretu, European Co...

9 British students injured in bus accident in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — German police say nine British teenagers have suffered minor injuries after a 90-year-old man lost control of his car and ran head-on into a double-decker bus in the country's Black Fore...

Taiwan’s Shei-Pa National Park snow season policy extended to the end of April due to unmelted snow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan’s Shei-Pa National Park Headquarters (雪霸國家公園) said Tuesday that even though it’s spring time and the temperatures are rising, many places in the national park ...

Nordic combined champ Watabe ends season with another win

SCHONACH, Germany (AP) — Overall winner Akito Watabe completed the season with his second consecutive World Cup win in Sunday's Nordic combined finale. The Japanese athlete, who won ...

Heavy rain, melting snow produce floods in western Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Rivers swollen by days of rainfall and melting snow are rising in western Germany, with floodwaters spilling into some cities and towns. The dpa news agency reported th...