Photo of the Day: 'Rain waterfall' spotted in SW Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a massive plum rain front began to storm into Taiwan on Monday (June 10), photos have surfaced of a "rain waterfall" which appeared over Chiayi City in southwester...

Video, photos of today's Chinese missile attack drill in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 41st annual Wan An exercise (萬安演習), a drill simulating an air attack by Chinese military forces, was held today (May 27) in the pouring rain in northern Taiwan. Today...

Photos of flooding in N. Taiwan start to flood in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As torrential rain is falling across northern Taiwan, photos of the flooding have started to surface on social media. As a convective cloud system has formed over northern T...

Atalanta into Champions League contention with win at Napoli

NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Atalanta came from behind to beat second-place Napoli 2-1 on Monday and firmly put itself into contention for Serie A's last Champions League spot. Adding anothe...

Kuwait airport suspends flights due to rain, poor weather

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kuwait has temporarily suspended flights to and from its international airport due to bad weather and heavy rains that have impacted visibility. Th...

Kuwait's public works minister resigns amid severe flooding

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait (AP) — Kuwait's Minster of Public Works Hussam al-Roumi has resigned amid massive flooding across the country. Kuwait's army and National Guard joined rescue effo...

Typhoon Jebi formed over Pacific islands unlikely to hit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Central and southern Taiwan will continue to suffer heavy downpour and flooding for over two days, and a new typhoon formed in the early morning of Aug. 28 but will not di...

Premier Lai shoulders the blame for severe effect after southern Taiwan hit by massive deluge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Prime Minister William Lai (賴清德) expressed his compassion towards citizens in southern Taiwan where the massive downpour left hundreds of people in calamity i...

Flash flood kills hikers in Italy's Calabria region

At least eight people were swept away when raging water tore through the Raganello Gorge in Italy's southern Calabria region on Monday, officials said. "We have eight dead but we can't r...

Firefighters checking source of creaking noises from bridge

GENOA, Italy (AP) — Firefighters in the Italian city of Genoa have suspended an operation to allow evacuated residents to retrieve their belongings from homes under a bridge that partially collapsed, ...

Italy collapse points to difficulties with aging bridges

NEW YORK (AP) — The bridge that collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa was considered a feat of engineering innovation when it was built five decades ago, but it came to require constant maintena...

Thailand cave rescue: Rescue operation underway for trapped soccer team

MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The operation has begun to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach who will need to dive out of the flooded Thai cave where they have been trapped for more than two weeks,...

Harvick keeps hot streak going with pole at Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kevin Harvick had to race onto the track after finally passing through inspection just as the first round of qualifying was beginning for Saturday night's race at Kansas Speed...

AP Interview: Zimbabwe's new opposition leader faces vote

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Ahead of Zimbabwe's crucial elections this year, the biggest opposition party has selected a charismatic lawyer and pastor to challenge the military-backed president in the fir...

Torrential rain nearly fills up Taipei’s Feitsui Reservoir

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The combination of strong winds from nearby Typhoon Khanun and northeast winds resulted in consecutive heavy downpour for northern Taiwan over the weekend, bringing over millions...