Harry Potter's 20th anniversary prompts new book cover in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new Chinese-language edition of Harry Potter with a redesigned cover is being released to mark the book's 20th anniversary in Taiwan, exciting fans in the island cou...

AP's story on the day the Wall fell

BERLIN (AP) — This story was first published on Nov. 9, 1989, and describes the moment when East Germany announced it was opening its borders. The Associated Press is republishing the story to mark th...

Timeline of events that led to the fall of the Berlin Wall

BERLIN (AP) — A glance at events leading up to the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 and Germany's subsequent reunification. Jan. 19, 1989: East German leader Erich Honecker s...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, May 4-12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –There are always lots of activities happening around Taipei, including music, theater, exhibitions, and market events, for people to enjoy. Here are just a few of the inter...

Friedrich finishes off perfect 2-man bobsled season

WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) — Francesco Friedrich's two-man bobsled season was perfect. The German driving star won the world two-man championship Saturday night, teaming with Th...

German communist leaders honored 100 years after slayings

BERLIN (AP) — Left-wing German politicians and supporters have gathered at a Berlin cemetery to honor two communist leaders who were killed 100 years ago in the turbulent aftermath of World War I. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Aug. 25, the 237th day of 2017. There are 128 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On August 25...