Death toll from storm in Spain reaches 12, more missing

MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say the death toll from a storm that devastated the eastern part of the country this week has risen to at least 12 with rescuers searching for several missing person...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, Dec. 29, the 363rd day of 2019. There are two days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 29, 1...

Denmark to send frigate to European-led mission in Gulf

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark said on Thursday that it will send a frigate with a crew of about 155 and a helicopter to a European-led military mission aimed at monitoring shipping lanes in the P...

Taipei District Prosecutors Office publishes English book on its history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei District Prosecutors Office (TDPO) released an English publication titled "Arrival of Taipei District Prosecutors Office" (台北法鑑—皇華台北 鑠法薪傳) on Th...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters ...

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Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 25, the 298th day of 2019. There are 67 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 25, 19...

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Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2019. There are 71 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 21, 18...

Taiwan public gets glimpse of world's longest-serving submarine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Saturday (Sept. 28), the Taiwan Navy held a public display of the Keelung naval base, showcasing some of the navy’s ships, including the 75-year-old Guppy II-clas...

Taiwan Navy to show off ‘granddad’ of submarines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The public will have the opportunity to visit what the Navy calls the ‘granddad’ of submarines , the oldest still working submarine in the world, in Keelung Sa...

Canadian Navy frigate makes transit through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For the second time in less than three months, the Royal Canadian Navy on Tuesday (Sept. 10) carried out a transit of the Taiwan Strait while heading towards the South Chi...

EU should establish diplomatic relations with Taiwan if China can't ensure HK people's rights: Die Welt

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An editorial published in the German newspaper Die Welt on Tuesday (Sept. 3) suggests that if China cannot ensure the rights and freedoms of the Hong Kong people, the European ...

The Latest: Britain to join US-led ship security mission

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Britain says it will work with the United States in a "new international...

Royal Navy ship shadows Chinese destroyer in English Channel

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Royal Navy says one of its ships shadowed a Chinese destroyer as it sailed through the English Channel. A navy statement said the HMS Westminster met up with ...

Six Chinese military vessels pass through Miyako Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Six Chinese military vessels passed through the Miyako Strait, located between the Japanese islands of Miyako and Okinawa, to enter West Pacific last week, but they did no...

The Latest: Royal Navy warship sent to protect Gulf shipping

VIENNA (AP) — The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf and over the 2015 Iran nuclear accord (all times local): 12:15 p.m. A Royal Navy warship has arrived in the...