If you were there, you will never forget Maradona in Mexico

From the press tribune above the Estadio Azteca field it was impossible to discern the trickery Diego Maradona had performed. From the same location, it was impossible not to marvel...

Taiwanese train wins design award in Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese locomotive scheduled to start operating early next year has won the 2020 Good Design Award in Japan, the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced Saturda...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Sept. 27, the 271st day of 2020. There are 95 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Septemb...

Milan, Tottenham advance in Europa League qualifying

AC Milan midfielder Hakan Çalhanoğlu scored twice to give his team a 3-2 home victory over Norwegian club Bodo/Glimt in Europa League qualifying on Thursday. There were no major ups...

Europa League second qualifying round draw

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Draw Monday for the Europa League second qualifying round: Single-leg games, Sept. 17 Main Path: Hammarby (Sweden) vs. L...

Virus surge makes US weak link in global economic recovery

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — People in China are back to buying German luxury cars. Europe's assembly lines are accelerating. Now the global economy is waiting for the United States to get its coronaviru...

Interactive steam locomotive exhibition to begin in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Railway Department Park of the National Taiwan Museum, which features exhibitions, will be opening in Beimen, Taipei on Tuesday (July 7). The national historic site...

High-speed Spanish passenger train hits car on track; 2 dead

MADRID (AP) — Two people were killed when a high-speed passenger train with more than 150 people on board hit a car on the tracks in northwest Spain on Tuesday. Emergency services sa...

Navy hospital ship, once thought critical, sees few patients

About a month ago, with Los Angeles girding for a potentially crippling surge of coronavirus cases, a massive white Navy hospital ship chugged into port: a powerful symbol of the government's response...

CN pays $1.25M to settle 2016 Minnesota wildfire damage

Canadian National Railway has paid $1.25 million to settle damage caused by a 2016 wildfire that burned national forest land in northeastern Minnesota, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. ...

Taiwan will surf 'digital tidal wave' after coronavirus

What will the world look like after the global Wuhan coronavirus epidemic? It certainly won't be the same as before. Disruption will take take place at all levels in the community, business and...

Tour scenic attractions in Shigang, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The Shigang district in Taichung City boasts many attractions, most of which are easily accessible by bike. During the COVID-19 pandemic, avoiding crowds and following s...

Alishan in S. Taiwan packed with flower watchers, undaunted by coronavirus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The charm of cherry blossoms is quelling at least some fears of the novel coronavirus, as exemplified by the occupancy rate of hotels on southwestern Taiwan's Alishan....

Egyptian engineer gets 15 years over deadly locomotive crash

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court Monday sentenced a train engineer to 15 years in prison for his conviction on charges of manslaughter and damaging public property stemming from a deadly locomotive cras...

South Africa train passengers stranded for more than a day

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's state-owned passenger rail operator has apologized for stranding riders on a train from Johannesburg to Cape Town for more than a day as food reportedly dwindled and...