Chinese executives get 'pre-test' injections in vaccine race

BEIJING (AP) — In the global race to make a coronavirus vaccine, a state-owned Chinese company is boasting that its employees, including top executives, received experimental shots even before the gov...

Mandela biggest influence for Africa's youth, survey says

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Former South African President Nelson Mandela's fight for freedom and human rights makes him the most influential person among Africa's youth, according to a survey conducted acros...

Indians petition to name road to Chinese embassy 'Dalai Lama Road'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 900 Indians, including government officials and bureaucrats, have embraced an online petition to rename the road leading to the Chinese embassy in New Delhi as &...

China firm uses workers to 'pre-test' vaccine in global race

In the global race to make a coronavirus vaccine, a state-owned Chinese company is boasting that its employees, including top executives, received experimental shots even before the government approve...

'Srebrenica can happen anywhere'

It was the worst atrocity on European soil since World War II. On July 11, 1995, catastrophe descended on the people of Srebrenica. Bosnian Serb soldiers under the command of Ratko Mladic marched into...

Polish culture attracts appreciation in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Going abroad is not the only option for getting a taste of foreign culture, as Taiwanese are set to enjoy the rich culture of Poland through the European nation's lite...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, July 12, the 194th day of 2020. There are 172 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 12...

'Srebrenica can happen anywhere'

It was the worst atrocity on European soil since World War II. On July 11, 1995, catastrophe descended on the people of Srebrenica. Bosnian Serb soldiers under the command of Ratko Mladic marched into...

Ethiopia says 2 arrested in killing that sparked mass unrest

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s attorney general says two people have been arrested and a third is on the run after the shooting death of a popular singer that set off days of deadly unrest. ...

Ethiopia's week of unrest sees 239 dead, 3,500 arrested

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — At least 239 people have been killed and 3,500 arrested in more than a week of unrest in Ethiopia that poses the biggest challenge yet to its Nobel Peace Prize-winning pri...

Dalai Lama wishes to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Sunday (July 5) the Dalai Lama expressed his wish to make another visit to Taiwan, a move that was welcomed by Taiwan's government, but would likely anger China. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, July 6, the 188th day of 2020. There are 178 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 6, ...

Ethiopian police patrol Oromia area and capital after unrest

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian police were patrolling the country's troubled Oromia region and the capital, Addis Ababa, on Sunday, following a week of unrest in which 166 people were killed a...

Ethiopia's PM accuses dissidents of taking up arms in unrest

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister on Friday said dissidents he recently extended an offer of peace have “taken up arms” in revolt against the government in a week of deadly unrest...

Over 80 killed in Ethiopia unrest after singer shot dead

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — More than 80 people have been killed in unrest in Ethiopia after a popular singer was shot dead this week, the state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation says. Hachalu H...