2017 Christmasland in New Taipei City named perfect Christmas market in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2017 “Christmasland in New Taipei City” has been pulling in crowds after kicking off on November 24, and has been named one of the four perfect Christmas m...

Finnish Santa is in town! Come to the Christmas Market to fulfill your childhood dream  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A certified Santa Claus straight from Finland showed up in Taipei to attend a tree lighting ceremony at Howard Plaza Hotel's Christmas Market on Wednesday. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Dec. 21, the 355th day of 2017. There are 10 days left in the year. Winter arrives at 11:28 a.m. Eastern time. Today's Highlight...

Survivors, VIPs commemorate 1 year since Berlin attack

BERLIN (AP) — Survivors and dignitaries are commemorating the anniversary of the attack on a Berlin Christmas market in which 12 people were killed and dozens injured. German Chancel...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2017. There are 12 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 19, 1...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2017. There are 12 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 19, 1...

1 year after Berlin attack, anger and questions remains

BERLIN (AP) — Survivors and families of those killed in last year's Christmas market truck rampage in Berlin will meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time amid continued anger at German a...

Germany: Arrests, raids against suspected IS supporters

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany have arrested two suspected Islamic State supporters and conducted raids in the capital in connection with the group. Prosecutors said Thursday t...

Germany mulls more money for victims after Berlin attack

BERLIN (AP) — The German government is considering increasing compensation for those injured or who lost loved ones in terror attacks, following criticism in the wake of last year's truck rampage in B...

Reports: Man who hit pedestrians in Italy aimed to kill

ROME (AP) — Italian media say an Italian man who drove his car last week into pedestrians near a Christmas market had been aiming to kill. The ANSA news agency reported Monday that t...

Police search area after bag with ammunition found in Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police are trying to determine the source of 200 rounds of ammunition found in an underground parking lot in the German capital. Officers were called after a ten...

Best things to do in Taiwan over Christmas

"It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas… everywhere you go…" sang Johnny Mathis in the classic festive song. In Taiwan, that is definitely debatable. While the in...

Upcoming Events in Taipei for December 8 through December 23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Time has flown by this year, and December has already arrived. But as we count down the days to Christmas and the beginning of a New Year, there are still plenty of activit...

German police examining suspicious package in southern city

BERLIN (AP) — German police say they've closed off a portion of a street in a southern city after a suspicious package was sent to a building. Ulm police tweeted Wednesday that they ...

Germany: Merkel to meet relatives of Berlin attack victims

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel plans to meet relatives of the 12 people killed in the truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market after the families alleged her government had provided in...