Attenborough gives shark tooth to 7-year-old Prince George

LONDON (AP) — Veteran broadcaster and naturalist David Attenborough has given Britain’s Prince George a giant shark tooth fossil after a private viewing of his new documentary at Kensington Palace. ...

Morocco faces down COVID spread with tough rules

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — With air and sea borders closed for months and eight cities barring people from entering or leaving, Morocco has been pulling out the stops to stanch the spread of coronavirus. ...

1963 church bombing survivor seeks apology, restitution

More than a dozen sticks of dynamite planted by Ku Klux Klansmen exploded at a Birmingham church in 1963, killing four Black girls. The “fifth little girl,” Sarah Collins Rudolph, su...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's wrongs on court, virus; Biden errs

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a momentous week, President Donald Trump painted a fantastical portrait of a coronavirus that affects “virtually nobody” among the young as he faced a grim U.S. milestone of 200,0...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan encapsulated in one photo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Last week, foreign residents of Taiwan discovered the ultimate photograph that sums up life for many in Taiwan with a man on a scooter, a Taiwanese dog, and bubble tea to ...

Thousands of mosques destroyed or damaged in Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has been carrying out a systematic campaign against mosques, destroying or damaging thousands throughout the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, according to a report...

Taiwan customs seizes 8 tons of smuggled garlic from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese customs seized a container of garlic weighing 8,000 kilograms on Thursday (Sept. 24), which was believed to have been smuggled out of Qingdao, China. The cont...

Tsai Ing-wen meets Taiwanese Air Force corporal with Ghanaian ancestry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met a Taiwanese Air Force corporal with half Ghanaian ancestry on Saturday (Sept. 26) and complimented him on his hard work maintaining...

New camp for refugees in Greece 'worse than Moria'

Since September 8, the Moria refugee camp — once Europe's largest — is no more. The camp, where thousands of people lived in catastrophic conditions, was engulfed by flames and burned ...

AP PHOTOS: Former shipping container maker uses them to farm

HONG KONG (AP) — After a career making shipping containers that transport freight around the world, Arthur Lee has stayed with them in retirement, using them to raise crops and fish. ...

US B-1B bombers, Chinese spy plane spotted to east of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two U.S. Air Force (USAF) bombers and one Chinese spyplane were spotted to the east of Taiwan on Friday (Sept. 25). At 12:16 p.m. the plane tracker Aircraft Spots tweet...

Billie Lourd introduces newborn son in surprise announcement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Billie Lourd has announced the birth of her son. Lourd announced on her social media Friday that she and her fiance, Austen Rydell, welcomed their newborn ...

AP PHOTOS: A look at virus's impact as deaths near 1 million

As it marched from East to West this year, the coronavirus pandemic sank economies and transformed social interactions. It shut schools and businesses, stopped the sports and entertainment industries ...

Taipei to hold Christmas festival in 4 shopping districts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate the spirit of Christmas and to help stimulate the local economy, Taipei will be expanding its Christmas festival this year to four shopping districts across t...

The IFTA FinTech Achievement Award 2019 award winners revealed

Awards recognise outstanding contributions to FinTech sector, with Mr John Tsang, Senior Advisor of Bowtie, Mr Jim Lai, Vice President, Tencent Holdings Limited & Chairman, Fusion Bank Limited and...