Taiwan’s Top 10 TV shows 

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Following on from last week’s article which presented our Top 10 Taiwanese Movies, we have decided to move from the big screen to the small one and take a look at...

Murder suspect's family asks Israeli govt. to block his extradition from Philippines to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The parents of murder-suspect Oren Schlomo Mayer have reportedly filed an emergency petition with the Israeli High Court of Justice asking for help from the government to ...

The Latest: Kim Wall killer appeal adjourned in Denmark

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on the appeal by convicted murderer Peter Madsen (all times local): 10:30 a.m. The last session of Danish submarine inventor P...

Duterte visit showcases Netanyahu’s roster of tough-guy pals

JERUSALEM (AP) — The first-ever visit of a leader of the Philippines is sure to be touted by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as another success in his campaign to enhance Israel’s relati...

Duterte visit showcases Netanyahu's roster of tough-guy pals

JERUSALEM (AP) — The first-ever visit of a leader of the Philippines is sure to be touted by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as another success in his campaign to enhance Israel's relations across t...

Taiwan executes convict on president’s birthday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A man who stabbed his former wife to death outside a school and caused the death of a six-year-old daughter became the first death row convict to be executed since Preside...

Murderer of Canadian teacher suspected he was a police informant: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the investigation into the gruesome death and dismemberment of a Canadian teacher shifted from suspect to suspect Saturday, reports noted that the murderer might have t...

Montana murderer freed because it wasn't 'crime of violence'

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A U.S. judge has ordered a convicted killer from Montana's Crow Indian Reservation released from custody after part of his conviction was overturned for not meeting the definiti...

Police search for Canadian man's murderer, 2 limbs still missing, Lulu found in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police are poring through surveillance camera footage in an attempt to identify the perpetrator behind the grisly murder and dismemberment of a Canadian man as they also search...

Nebraska inmate seeks new evidence in decades-old slayings

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man convicted of a 1988 double killing in western Nebraska is seeking to reopen the case by using new technology to identify fingerprints left at the crime scene, even as a new do...

The Latest: Psychiatrist: Much hidden in shooter's mind

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a book written by a psychiatrist who spent hours interviewing Colorado theater shooter James Holmes (all times local): 11:10 a.m. A psyc...

Psychiatrist: Much is still hidden in theater shooter's mind

DENVER (AP) — A psychiatrist who spent hours talking with mass murderer James Holmes says what led Holmes to open fire in a Colorado movie theater was a vortex of his mental illness, personality and c...

Argentine doctors protest legal abortion ahead of key vote

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A campaign to expand legal abortions in the homeland of Pope Francis is bitterly dividing Argentines — and increasingly even the profession that would be asked to carry ...

Police respond to attempted suicide by death row inmate

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas police say a death row inmate whose execution was halted last year was taken to the hospital after prison officials told investigators he had attempted suicide. ...

Nevada execution plan sedative blamed for troubles elsewhere

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A sedative that Nevada prison officials plan to use next week for the first lethal injection in the state since 2006 has been blamed for problems during executions in recent years in ...