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EXPLAINER: Who are Americans on trial in Ghosn's escape

TOKYO (AP) — Americans Michael Taylor and his son Peter Taylor go on trial in Tokyo on Monday on charges they helped Nissan's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, skip bail and flee to Lebanon in December 2...

1998 Oregon school shooter: 'tremendous shame and guilt'

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Kip Kinkel, who killed his parents before going on a shooting rampage at his Oregon high school in 1998, killing two classmates and injuring 25 more, has given his first news interv...

Taiwan's Miaoli relaxes caregiver rules, factory workers still under lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid an uproar over the stay-at-home order imposed on foreign migrant workers in Miaoli County because of COVID-19 infections, officials on Thursday (June 10) announced th...

Democrats move to cover recall costs, speed up election date

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democratic leaders in the California Legislature announced Thursday the state would cover the estimated $215 million cost to stage an expected recall election that could oust Democr...

US hits alleged financing ring linking Yemen rebels, Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. leveled sanctions Thursday against a Yemeni network that it claims was cooperating with Iran's Revolutionary Guard to illicitly transfer tens of millions of dollars to Yemen...

Taiwan's Control Yuan investigates ecological impact of China's illegal sand dredging

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Control Yuan members Tien Chiu-chin (田秋堇) and Tsai Chung-I (蔡崇義) said on Tuesday (June 8) that they have launched an investigation into the ecological impact of China&rsqu...

Details of patient attack on New Taipei health workers leaks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A netizen on Wednesday (June 2) disclosed details of the crime scene at a New Taipei hospital where three medical workers were stabbed on Monday. A 62-year-old COVID-19...

South Korea stokes fear in Japan of Olympic boycott

The problems associated with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games continue to mount for Japan, as the country struggles to contain the spread of the coronavirus ahead of the delayed opening of the games on Ju...

TSMC new target of disinformation campaign amid Taiwan COVID surge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s tech companies have become the latest targets of a relentless Chinese disinformation campaign as the country struggles to keep its COVID-19 outbreak in chec...

Australia's softball squad arrives in Japan as Japan widens vaccine rollout

Australia's softball squad arrived in Tokyo for a pre-Olympic camp on Tuesday, the first national team to come to Japan for training since the Games were postponed, even as a majority of Japanese ...

Kashmir: COVID looms large among political prisoners

Jail data accessed by DW revealed that 119 inmates across 13 jails in India-administered Kashmir have tested positive for COVID-19. A further 258 out of 4,573 prisoners in these jails are also suspect...

Nepal: Political turmoil unleashes more health risks during COVID surge

After Nepal's Parliament was dissolved by President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Saturday, a political battle is underway among the Himalayan county's rival political factions. Bhandari's offic...

EXPLAINER: With bankruptcy tossed, what's next for the NRA?

NEW YORK (AP) — Now that a judge has rejected the National Rifle Association’s bankruptcy bid, blocking its plan to reincorporate in Texas, the gun rights group is back to fighting a lawsuit that thre...

Cincinnati FC set to debut new stadium Sunday

The first of three new stadiums in Major League Soccer throws open its doors on Sunday. FC Cincinnati will host Inter Miami at TQL Stadium, the team's new $250 million home. The exte...

Tennessee inmate asks court to declare he can't be executed

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee death row inmate's attorneys on Wednesday asked a court to declare that he cannot be executed because he is intellectually disabled. The petition...