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Taiwan president visits military facilities to thank soldiers for their service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ahead of the Lunar New Year, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Monday (Jan. 25) made a whirlwind trip to the Army Special Forces Northern Command, Yangmingshan’s Songs...

In a first for Spain, Jesuits admit to decades of sex abuse

MADRID (AP) — The first comprehensive internal inquiry on sex abuse allegations by a religious order in Spain has identified 81 children and 37 adult victims by 96 Jesuits since the late 1920s, a much...

Iran, pressured by blackouts and pollution, targets Bitcoin

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's capital and major cities plunged into darkness in recent weeks as rolling outages left millions without electricity for hours. Traffic lights died. Offices went dark. Online...

Leicester goes top of Premier League by beating Chelsea 2-0

LEICESTER, England (AP) — Leicester moved to the top of the Premier League at the midway point of its campaign after a dominant 2-0 victory over Chelsea on Tuesday. Wilfred Ndidi and...

Taiwan's NCSIST begins 2nd wave of missile tests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) on Thursday (Jan. 14) began its second wave of long-range missile trial launches. The NCSIST had pr...

Divers resume sea search for crashed plane's 2nd black box

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An aerial search for victims and wreckage of a crashed Indonesian plane expanded Thursday as divers continued combing the debris-littered seabed looking for the cockpit voice...

Chinese anti-submarine warfare aircraft enters Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Wednesday (Jan. 13), marking the 10th such intrusion this month. A People&r...

Spain: Snow adds to misery in Madrid slum area without power

MADRID (AP) — As record snowfall and sub-freezing temperatures enveloped much of normally temperate Spain, few residents suffered as severely as the thousands who live in La Cañada Real Galiana, a meg...

South Korean Startup bitsensing Introduces the Smallest Radar for a Health Monitoring System at CES 2021

The mini Healthcare Radar, mini-H, Creates a Safer and More Convenient Monitoring System for Telehealth LAS VEGAS, NV - Media OutReach - 13 January 2021 - bitsensing, a South Korean radar technology s...

PLA conducts naval, aerial exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A high-level Taiwanese military official pointed out Monday (Jan. 11) that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has conducted multiple military exercises in recent day...

Algeria leader back to Germany for COVID-19-linked treatment

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune returned Sunday to Germany, where he spent two months for treatment of a COVID-19 infection, this time to treat a related foot problem, ...

How high-ranking Nazi figure Wilhelm Koppe escaped justice

Again and again, signs saying "Never convicted!!!" have been placed at the grave of Wilhelm Koppe in the Rüngsdorf cemetery, near Bonn. The signs reveal his past as a high-ranking Nazi leade...

Migrant entries to EU drop to lowest levels since 2013 due to COVID

The European Union last year recorded the lowest number of detected "illegal migrants" crossing its external borders since 2013, the bloc's border agency, Frontex, said in a statement on...

Hong Kong arrests: Are China's intimidation tactics working?

Following coordinated arrests on Wednesday targeting more than 50 Hong Kong opposition figures under a security law, local civil society observers told DW that an atmosphere of fear and uncertainty ha...

A year on, questions haunt Iran's downing of Ukrainian plane

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — When Navaz Ebrahim learned that a Ukrainian plane had fallen from the sky near Iran’s capital, she didn’t realize her older sister was on the flight. They had just s...