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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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

Migrant worker stabs cop, compatriot in north Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fugitive Vietnamese migrant worker stabbed a police officer and another Vietnamese as the officer tried to place him under arrest on Sunday (July 16). Police tracked ...

Man uses soup ladle to knock knife out of attacker's hand in east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man with a soup ladle was among four bystanders who used improvised weapons to confront and subdue a knife-wielding man who was attacking a woman in the streets of Taitu...

Man attacks patient with saw in central Taiwan hospital ER

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man assaulted a male patient with a 45-cm-long saw in a hospital emergency room in central Taiwan on Sunday (June 11). The incident occurred at 4:31 a.m. on Sunday mo...

Man threatens 'random killings' at Taoyuan, Songshan airports in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Facebook user late on Sunday evening (March 5) threatened to carry out "random killings" on Monday (March 6) at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and Ta...

Sister of slain cop tells opponents of death penalty in Taiwan to go to '18 layers of hell'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A sister of one of the police officers who was fatally stabbed by a fugitive on Thursday (Aug. 25) angrily told a death penalty abolition group to go to the "18 layer...

Cop killing suspect stole 1st scooter in south Taiwan after tourist left keys in ignition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The series of events that led to the brutal murder of two Tainan police officers in the line of duty started with a tourist leaving the keys in a rented scooter. Over t...

Suspect claims pepper spray caused him to kill southern Taiwan cops

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The man suspected of fatally stabbing two police officers claims that he perpetrated the assault because he had become enraged when an officer doused him with pepper spray...

Knife attacker kills 1, wounds 5 at German asylum shelter

BERLIN (AP) — A knife-wielding attacker stabbed several people in a shelter for asylum-seekers in southern Germany, killing one man and wounding at least five people, German news agency dpa reported M...

Passengers on German train overpower knife attacker

BERLIN (AP) — An off-duty police officer and two other passengers on a regional train in Germany overpowered a Iraq-born man who wounded five people including the officer with a knife on Friday, autho...

Indonesian caregiver sentenced to 1 year in prison for cutting patient's throat with knife

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian caregiver has been sentenced to one year in prison after putting a knife to her elderly patient's neck when she was trying to gain access to her passport...