Founder of Korean sexual-abuse ring revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korean police revealed the creator of the "Nth room" to the public on Monday (May 18) before transferring him to prosecutors. The "Nth room" r...

Extent of Taiwanese government data breaches still unknown to public: Former NSC official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of recent cyberattacks on Taiwan's major oil refineries and Presidential Office, a former National Security Council (NSC) official and banker voiced concer...

Iran stock market booms, but analysts fear a growing bubble

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Even as U.S. sanctions, unemployment, inflation and low oil prices batter the Iranian economy, there seems to be at least one refuge for investors. The Tehran St...

Doctors and nurses died as Iran ignored virus concerns

CAIRO (AP) — They are regarded as heroes, their fallen colleagues as martyrs. But for doctors and nurses still dealing with Iran’s growing number of coronavirus infections, such praise rings hollow. ...

Doctors and nurses suffered as Iran ignored virus concerns

CAIRO (AP) — They are regarded as heroes, their fallen colleagues as martyrs. But for doctors and nurses still dealing with Iran’s growing number of coronavirus infections, such praise rings hollow. ...

He led a neo-Nazi group linked to bomb plots. He was 13.

HELSINKI, Finland (AP) — He called himself “Commander” online. He was a leader of an international neo-Nazi group linked to plots to attack a Las Vegas synagogue and detonate a car bomb at a major U.S...

S. Korean prosecutors probe suspects in chatroom sex abuse

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors on Wednesday began reviewing whether to formally charge a man arrested last week on allegations he operated secretive chatrooms where he posted sexua...

Kansas' Azubuike AP Big 12 player of year, Drew top coach

Kansas center Udoka Azubuike is The Associated Press Big 12 player of the year, with the 7-foot senior averaging a double-double for the regular season conference champion and top-ranked Jayhawks. ...

Beijing fails to congratulate Taiwan KMT's new chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing failed to send its standard congratulatory telegram after the main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party selected reformist Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) as party chairman on Sa...

Med student charged with research smuggling freed on bond

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A medical student from China who U.S. authorities say tried to smuggle cancer research material out of the country has been freed on $100,000 bond over the objections of federa...

IS supporter pleads guilty to St. Paul's Cathedral bomb plot

LONDON (AP) — ABritish woman who supported the Islamic State group pleaded guilty Friday to plotting to bomb St. Paul's Cathedral and a hotelin London. Safiyya Amira Shaikh, 36, from...

Video shows interior of new Wuhan hospital badly leaking water

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video has surfaced of the new hospital hastily constructed in Wuhan appearing to be badly leaking water. On Feb. 3, a mere 11 days after work began, Communist China cla...

Suit dismissed alleging WVa trans teen harassed in bathroom

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A judge in West Virginia has dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of a transgender male student who said an assistant principal harassed him when he tried to use the boys’ bath...

IS tries to stage comeback amid rising US-Iran tensions

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group's self-styled “caliphate” across parts of Iraq and Syria seemed largely defeated last year, with the loss of its territory, the killing of its founder in a U.S. r...

News flash from Florida legislators: Telegraph era is over

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida lawmakers are transmitting a news bulletin: The telegraph era is over. Before there was instant messaging, emails and even corded telephones, there w...