Vienna terror attack: Police launch massive manhunt

Hundreds of police have been deployed across Vienna to search for suspects after gunmen opened fire at multiple locations in the city, killing at least four people and injuring 17. The shootings came...

New case of detained British-Iranian dual citizen adjourned

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A British Iranian dual national detained for years in Tehran was taken to court on new sedition charges on Monday, her husband said, the latest twist in a case that ...

Sri Lanka debates expanded powers for President Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka's Parliament is gearing up for two days of heated debate starting Wednesday on the proposed constitutional amendment, called 20A, which would restore many executive powers stripped away ...

Canada forms own probe into Iran downing of Ukraine plane

TORONTO (AP) — Canada is forming its own forensic examination and assessment team to examine evidence and information after Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a Ukrainian jetliner in January, killin...

OK prosecutors argue Uber driver accused of murder may flee

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma prosecutors are seeking to revoke bond for an Uber driver accused of murdering his passenger during a June altercation to ensure he won’t flee the country to avoid prosecu...

Yanks beat Orioles 2-1 in 10, widen lead for playoff spot

NEW YORK (AP) — Luke Voit hit a game-ending sacrifice fly leading off the 10th inning, and the New York Yankees beat Baltimore 2-1 Saturday to open a 4 1/2-game lead over the Orioles for the American ...

Judge: Gay couple's child born in England is a US citizen

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge in Atlanta has ruled that the daughter of a married gay couple in Georgia who was born via surrogate in England has been an American citizen since birth, and ordered the...

CAS dismisses UAE appeal of Qatar win at 2019 Asian Cup

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Sport's highest court dismissed the United Arab Emirates' charge that Qatar used an ineligible player in their 2019 Asian Cup soccer semifinal win. Qatar...

Philippines' shutdown of top broadcaster impacts thousands of employees' families: Union heads

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippine Congress' decision not to renew the broadcasting license of a major TV network will affect the families of many of the company's approximately 11,00...

Taiwan passport ranks world’s 33rd most powerful: Henley & Partners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s passport ranks 33rd on the latest list of the world’s most powerful passports issued Tuesday (July 7), three spots lower than last year’s simila...

Going stir crazy? Then train like an astronaut, mimic space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Isolated at home? Then train like an astronaut. That's the inspirational advice from a public engagement specialist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory i...

MOFA responds to charter flight request from Taiwanese in Italy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday (March 10) addressed the escalating novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Italy and responded to the charter flight demands m...

China sentences Swedish bookseller to 10 years in prison

BEIJING (AP) — A court in eastern China has sentenced a Swedish seller of books that took a skeptical look at the ruling Communist Party to 10 years in prison for “illegally providing intelligence ove...

New visa rules set off 'panic wave' in immigrant communities

BOSTON (AP) — After nearly a dozen years moving through the U.S. visa system, Sai Kyaw's brother and sister and their families were at the finish line: a final interview before they could leave Myanma...

Iran president calls for special court to probe plane crash

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's president on Tuesday called for a special court to be set up to probe the downing last week of a Ukrainian passenger by Iranian forces just after takeoff from...