Pacific Hot Spring and Float Carnival set for Hualien in E Taiwan

AIPEI (Taiwan News) – A carnival showcasing colorful stage performances from Japanese artists and a parade of floats along a 2-kilometer route will take place in Taiwan’s eastern city of H...

Bolivia in power void as Morales, would-be successors resign

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia entered a sudden era of political uncertainty on Monday as President Evo Morales, pushed by the military and weeks of massive protests, resigned after nearly 14 years in...

Bolivia’s president resigns amid election-fraud allegations

Bolivian President Evo Morales announced his resignation Sunday under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly p...

Over 100,000 celebrate 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall

BERLIN (AP) — Police and organizers say more than 100,000 people took part in an open-air party celebrating the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Despite the cold and ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 9, the 313th day of 2019. There are 52 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 9, 16...

Farmers blamed for Delhi's pollution say they are helpless

AMRITSAR, India (AP) — Indian farmers say they're being unfairly criticized for causing the worst air pollution in the capital because of the burning of stubbles in the fields. The a...

Schools reopen in New Delhi with air pollution falling

NEW DELHI (AP) — Schools have reopened in the Indian capital with toxic air level coming down by more than half since authorities declared a health emergency last Friday. With strong...

'This city is not livable': New Delhi citizens face foul air

NEW DELHI (AP) — Sakshi Chauhan has not left her house in a quiet inner-city slum in the Indian capital for the past six days on her doctor's orders. The 22-year-old call center oper...

Union Berlin fans celebrate goalkeeper for stopping ultras

BERLIN (AP) — Union Berlin goalkeeper Rafal Gikiewicz is being praised for his bravery for stopping his team's masked fans from reaching Hertha Berlin supporters after the fiery Berlin derby. ...

Fireworks mar Berlin's first all-city Bundesliga derby

BERLIN (AP) — Fireworks and masked pitch invaders marred Berlin's first Bundesliga derby involving teams from each side of the formerly divided city on Saturday. Sebastian Polter sco...

No burden, no pressure as Erasmus steers Boks to victory

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Of all the intricate details that went into 618 days of planning for this moment, Rassie Erasmus regarded none as more important to impart on his Springboks than context. ...

'It just happens': Jones, England fall short in RWC final

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — England's team bus was held up in pre-match traffic, so the players arrived later than planned at the International Stadium in Yokohama for the Rugby World Cup final. ...

New Delhi schools shut because of toxic smog

NEW DELHI (AP) — An expert panel in India's capital has declared a health emergency due to air pollution choking the city, with authorities ordering schools closed until Nov. 5. The ...

Taipei 101 named among 50 most influential skyscrapers in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei 101 was officially recognized as one of the “50 Most Influential Tall Buildings of the Last 50 Years” by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat...

LeBron scores 32, AD adds 21 in Lakers' 95-86 win over Jazz

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Davis had 21 points and seven rebounds during his home debut for the Lakers, and LeBron James had 32 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds in Los Angeles' 95-86 victory over...