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Father injured protecting daughter from knife attack in Taiwan's Hsinchu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A father and his daughter were reportedly randomly attacked by two strangers wielding large hunting knives in Hsinchu’s Hukou Township on Thursday (Jan. 25) evening....

Central Taiwan post office set on fire, manager stabbed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A post office in central Taiwan was set on fire and the manager was reportedly attacked by an individual with a knife during a robbery. At 10:27 a.m. on Friday (Jan. 26...

Family calls for heavy sentence at memorial for slain New Taipei teen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The family of a teenager who was fatally attacked at school late last year called for swift and harsh sentencing for murderers at a memorial service held in New Taipei on ...

Taiwanese man suspected of stabbing ex-wife to death in McDonald's parking lot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man is suspected of fatally stabbing his ex-wife in a car parked in a McDonald's parking lot in Taichung City on Friday (Jan. 19). A member of the public noticed ...

South Korea knife attack signals pre-election turmoil

A knife attack on Tuesday targeting Lee Jae-myung, the head of South Korea's main opposition party, has been condemned as an assault on democracy less than 100 days ahead of the 2024 legislative e...

New Taipei student stabbed by classmate with switchblade dies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New Taipei middle school student who was stabbed by a classmate with a switchblade on Monday (Dec. 25) has died. On Monday, a ninth-grade male student surnamed Kuo (郭...

New Taipei middle school student stabs classmate with switchblade on Christmas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New Taipei City middle school student was stabbed multiple times by a classmate with a switchblade on Christmas Day and is in critical condition. A ninth-grade male m...

EU faces 'huge' risk of terrorist attacks, says official

European Union member states are facing a "huge risk of terrorist attacks" over the holiday season due to the ongoing war in the Gaza Strip, EU Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson said ...

Dublin riots driven by 'hate,' says Irish prime minister

Leo Varadkar, Ireland's Taoiseach (prime minister), on Friday condemned the previous night's riots in Dublin, which authorities have described as the worst violence in decades for which right-...

1 dead after drunken fight outside KTV parlor in north Taiwan

(TAIPEI) Taiwan News) — A drunken brawl at the entrance of a KTV parlor in Taoyuan’s Zhongli District resulted in the death of a 26-year-old man early Sunday morning (Nov. 19). The prim...

Sanitation worker street fight in Taipei leaves 2 dead, 1 in coma

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fight that broke out among sanitation workers in Taipei City on Thursday (Nov. 16) left two dead and one seriously injured. At about 4 a.m. a confrontation began in T...

Japan: Suspected gunman takes hostages at post office

Officials on Tuesday said a suspected gunman had taken an unknown number of people hostage at a post office in Warabi City, on the outskirts of Tokyo. What do we know about the two incidents? "...

France: Louvre and Versailles evacuated amid terrorism alert

Two of Paris' biggest and most famous tourist attractions were cleared and closed on Saturday in response to attack threats. Around 15,000 visitors were requested to leave the Louvre in central P...

New Taipei man fatally stabbed after fighting roommate for not saying 'thank you'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New Taipei man is being investigated for homicide (殺人罪) for allegedly stabbing his roommate four times with a bayonet after the latter purportedly assaulted him for not ...

Thailand aims to restore tourist confidence after mall shooting

BANGKOK, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Thailand will restore confidence in its critical tourism sector, officials said on Wednesday, a day after a shooting spree at a luxury shopping mall in which two foreigners ...