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The battle for Taichung is on

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — On the evening of November 24, 2018, the citizens of Taiwan’s second-largest city were stunned as Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕) of the Kuomintang (KMT) beat incumbent Taichun...

Muslim properties razed in New Delhi after communal violence

NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities used bulldozers to raze a number of Muslim-owned shops in New Delhi before India's Supreme Court halted the demolitions Wednesday, days after communal violence shook the c...

Kosovo Serbs protest to get votes in Serbia's April election

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Hundreds of ethnic Serbs in Kosovo protested Friday to pressure the government into allowing them to vote in neighboring Serbia’s April 3 general election. De...

Kosovo rejects Western call to conduct Serbian referendum

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Kosovo on Friday rejected a call from Western governments to let its ethnic Serb minority vote in a referendum of neighboring Serbia, as it had done in Serbian elections until ...

Israeli fire kills Palestinian after attempted car ramming

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israeli troops on Tuesday killed a Palestinian man who allegedly tried to ram his vehicle into a military checkpoint in the occupied West Bank, army officials said. ...

Israeli army arrests 4 suspects in deadly West Bank shooting

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said Sunday that its forces arrested four Palestinian suspects believed to have taken part in a deadly shooting in the occupied West Bank. In T...

AP PHOTOS: Weeds, sewage choke Kashmir's famed Dal Lake

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Boatman Noor Muhammad struggles to row as his boat moves deep into famed Dal Lake in Srinagar, the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir. He presses hard on his oar to untangle...

Kosovo calls on Serbia to lower tensions, start dialogue

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Ethnic Serbs blocked the Kosovo-Serbia border for a third straight day Wednesday to protest a decision by Kosovo authorities to start removing Serbian license plates from cars ...

Taiwan's KTVs, bars, nightclubs to remain closed from Aug. 10-23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Aug. 9) announced that adult entertainment venues will remain closed under the country's adjusted Level ...

Taipei to crack down on sex industry before bars reopen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City plans to let bars and "tea houses" reopen in September, but there will be zero tolerance for the sex industry, officials said Friday (Aug. 6). Aft...

Photo of the Day: Drying clothes on Taipei balcony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An illustration of a woman standing on a ledge on her balcony epitomizes an experience shared by most living in Taiwan — washing clothes. On Thursday (Dec. 5), a ...

Death toll rises to 23 in Brazill building collapse

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian firefighters say they've finished a search for victims of a building collapse in Rio de Janeiro, with 23 people now confirmed dead. Authorities said S...

Israel, Palestinians jockey over Jerusalem in Trump era

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital has set off an increasingly visible battle in the city's eastern sector — with an emboldened Israel seeking to ce...

Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan smashed to smithereens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 100-year-old Buddhist temple which had been irreverently converted into a Communist Chinese shrine by a conniving construction contractor has been leveled, with only 20 per...

Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan bites the dust

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The controversial former Buddhist temple which was converted into a Communist Chinese shrine by the conniving construction contractor who duped the temple's nuns in to taki...