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Taiwan releases first national bird report

The Taiwanese government, academia, and civic groups came together to release the country's first national bird report Tuesday (Dec. 22), detailing population status, trends, and conservation work...

Royals Harry and Meghan to visit New Zealand on 4-day tour

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are due to arrive in New Zealand on Sunday afternoon for the final stop of their 16-day tour of the South Pacific. Princ...

Iceland seeks financial crash closure with last prosecution

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — The Lehman Brothers bankruptcy threw the United States into an epoch-defining financial storm. Imagine 300 of them going bust at once. That, in relative ter...

Bald eagle lands on fire truck during Sept. 11 tribute

COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — A bald eagle has visited a Minnesota tribute marking the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks. The national bird landed Tuesday on top of a firef...

Isolated Kim takes big gamble leaving home for Trump summit

SINGAPORE (AP) — Spare a moment, as you anticipate one of the most unusual summits in modern history, to consider North Korea's leader as he leaves the all-encompassing bubble of his locked-down stron...

Kim breaks with his flight-phobic father, travels by plane

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Unlike his dictator father, who famously shunned air travel, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un jetted off to the northeastern Chinese city of Dalian this week, becoming the fir...

Locating Taiwanese nationality in nature

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Do you know what the national butterfly of Taiwan is? The following is a brief introduction to the Papilio maraho and a handful of lesser known Taiwanese national symbols ...

India at a glance

NEW DELHI: India, located in southern Asia, with over 1.3 billion people, is the most populous democracy in the world. It is a nation with different cultures and religions, but its two religions -- Hi...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan blue magpie flying in the sky

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwan blue magpie is spotted fluttering its wings in the sky. To celebrate Earth day, the Ministry of Culture (MOC) posted several photos of species in Taiwan on its of...

Gray jay chosen as Canada's national bird

TORONTO (AP) — The Royal Canadian Geographic Society says its choice for Canada's national bird epitomizes the best of the country's national traits: smart, hardy and friendly. The S...

Road tripping Senegal: Experience Africa's west coast by car

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- From dizzying Dakar to vibrant Saint-Louis, Senegal pulsates with rich culture, history and charm.If you want to experience it all -- from bustling cities to sleepy, seaside vil...

China Airlines unveils special bird-themed livery for A350 fleet

China Airlines (CAL) unveiled Tuesday bird-themed liveries for its incoming Airbus A350-900 aircraft, designed to promote the beauty of Taiwan. A Mikado pheasant, a species endemic to Taiwa...