Couple robbed at knifepoint on Taipei's Elephant Mountain trail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A couple was robbed at knifepoint on Sunday (April 7) evening at Taipei’s Elephant Mountain (象山). A young man and woman told police they had climbed the mountain ...

Crazed man brandishes knife in Taipei TRA train station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Passengers waiting for a Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) at a station in Taipei this morning were frightened by a disturbed man who suddenly pulled out a knife and started...

Search ends for 5 Indonesians, 2 Filipinos lost at sea after knife attack on Taiwanese vessel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The search for six Indonesian and Filipino crew members who jumped overboard to flee a knife-wielding Filipino chief officer of a Taiwan-registered fishing vessel has ended, wh...

Guards block 18 French prisons after inmate knife attack

PARIS (AP) — Guards blocked entrances at as many as 18 French prisons after two colleagues were stabbed by a radicalized inmate. In a statement, the main CGT union said attacks again...

Vietnamese spa owner threatens cops with knife after Indonesian masseuse arrested

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Vietnamese owner of a spa in New Taipei City yesterday (March 5) angrily threatened police officers with a knife after she found out that her Indonesian employee was being ...

Stabbing of guards at French prison treated as terror attack

PARIS (AP) — French anti-terror prosecutors are investigating a knife attack by a prison inmate that injured two guards in western France. Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet said the ...

Filipino man arrested for murder of two countrymen on Taiwanese fishing boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Filipino chief officer of a Taiwan-registered fishing vessel allegedly involved in the fatal stabbing of two of his countrymen, was arrested 10 days after the deadly assault ...

Deranged assailant slashes open woman's stomach in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- When taking her mother out for dinner last night (Feb. 22), a woman was suddenly attacked by another woman with a knife, severing her finger and slashing her stomach open. L...

Murderous chief officer takes over Taiwanese fishing vessel, 2 dead, 6 missing at sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a violent incident erupted on a Taiwanese fishing vessel early Feb. 20, there are reports that two men have died and that as many as six people may be missing as sea...

Man murdered in S. Taiwan over car crash that occurred 18 years ago

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A 38 year old Kaohsiung man, surnamed Chen (陳), was murdered on Friday morning, Feb. 22, outside of his home in the city’s Fengshan District, by a former friend, surnamed...

11 wounded in China knife attack blamed on mentally ill man

BEIJING (AP) — Police in southern China say 11 people including students were wounded in a knife attack blamed on a mentally ill man. The Ji'an city police wrote on the microblog tha...

French police kill suspect after knife attack in Marseille

PARIS (AP) — Officials in the French city of Marseille say a knife-wielding man has been shot dead after he allegedly attacked several people on a major street. French media report a...

7 Vietnamese workers arrested after fatal stabbing of 'peacemaker' in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Seven Vietnamese migrant workers were arrested yesterday evening (Feb. 17) in Taoyuan, Taiwan after two of their countrymen were stabbed when trying to mediate a dispute, one o...

Kvitova testifies at trial of suspect in knife attack

PRAGUE (AP) — Australian Open finalist Petra Kvitova has testified in the Czech Republic at the trial of the man who allegedly knifed her in her home. After the December 2016 attack ...

Kaohsiung woman leaps from car after husband stabs her 7 times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A woman in Kaohsiung City leaped from a moving car yesterday on a highway after her husband stabbed her seven times Monday morning (Jan. 28). A 51-year-old man surnamed Liu ...