South Sudan's former child soldiers struggle to move on

YAMBIO, South Sudan (AP) — When he escaped the armed group that had abducted him at the age of 15, the child soldier swore he'd never go back. But the South Sudanese teen still thinks about returning ...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Tsai Ing-wen: "No recklessness or provocation in dealing with China"

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 21:28 Sept. 14, 2019 ] Tsai Ing-wen (Democrat...

10-year-old North Dakota girl turns author to aid Africa

WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota grade-school girl who raised $26,000 from selling cookies and handbags to help children and others in south-central Africa get clean water is turning to writing ...

Cyclone cuts communications, power in central Mozambique

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The United Nations humanitarian office says a tropical cyclone has cut communications and electricity in a major city in central Mozambique after making landfall overnight. ...

LINE Taiwan held donations for Indonesia's earthquake victims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- LINE Taiwan has just released "Pray for Indonesia" LINE stickers today (Oct. 4), to hold donations for Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami victims through Line Pay and Li...

Genentech Unveils Positive Phase II Results for the First-Ever Eye Implant to Achieve Sustained Delivery of a Biologic Medicine to Treat People With Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 25, 2018--Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced positive, top line results from the Phase II LADDER stu...

US aid group says 8 abducted staffers freed in South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The U.S.-based aid group World Vision says eight local staffers and a Ugandan who were abducted earlier this week in civil war-torn South Sudan have been released. ...

Merkel decries US pullout from Iran deal, gets peace prize

ASSISI, Italy (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Iran nuclear accord makes the situation in the Middle East "more diffic...

Minneapolis Based Nonprofit Organization ‘PULSE’ to Host Free Concert Event at U.S. Bank Stadium, ‘Pulse Twin Cities’

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 26, 2018--Pulse Twin Cities is a free, next-generation–focused, community event at U.S. Bank Stadium. This family-friendly night will include Grammy Award–winning art...

South Sudan's refugee flow is often a children's crisis

ARUA, Uganda (AP) — The flood of South Sudanese refugees from the country's 5-year civil war has been called a children's crisis. More than 60 percent of the well over one million re...

6 months after attacks began, Rohingya see no end in sight

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Their houses are often made of plastic sheets. Much of their food comes from aid agencies. Jobs are few, and there is painfully little to do. The nightmares are relentless. ...

Taiwan’s digital-democrat, Audrey Tang, joins World Urban Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Digital Minister Audrey Tang, (唐鳯), participated remotely in the United Nation’s (UN) ninth session of the World Urban Forum (WUF 9) this week. Ta...

Isaiah Thomas could be playing for Cavaliers next week

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Isaiah Thomas played Santa Claus on Wednesday. Soon, he'll be playing point guard for the Cavaliers. Thomas said he could be on the floor in games as early ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Nov. 27 The Telegraph of London on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding: ...

American actress Meghan Markle to be a new kind of royal

LONDON (AP) — She is an entertainment figure in her own right, and an outspoken woman comfortable talking about her background and her passions. American actress Meghan Markle will be a new type of ro...