Taiwan teen woken from 62-day coma by words 'chicken fillet'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A young man who had been badly injured from a traffic accident and had been in a coma for 62 days suddenly became conscious when he heard his brother mention his favorite ...

Video shows rogue scooter rider cause 10 car pile-up on Taiwan freeway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reckless driving by a man illegally riding a scooter on a freeway in New Taipei City Monday (Oct. 5) led to multiple collisions involving at least 10 vehicles. A 10-veh...

Driver behind deadly Taipei bus crash admits to taking drugs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The driver of a bus which suddenly careened onto a Taipei sidewalk, killing one motorist and injuring a police officer, on Tuesday (Sept. 22) admitted that he had recently...

Bus with driver asleep at wheel careens onto Taipei sidewalk, killing scooter driver

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man was killed and a police officer was injured after a Taipei bus suddenly careened onto a sidewalk on Monday evening (Sept. 21), with video and eyewitness testimony in...

UK lawmaker asks for virtual trial in diplomat's wife crash

LONDON (AP) — A U.K. lawmaker has asked the government to hold a virtual trial for the wife of an American diplomat who left Britain after being involved in a road accident that killed a British teena...

Key witness in Thai Red Bull heir case dies in road accident

BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand said Thursday that a witness whose testimony was important in having hit-and-run charges dropped against a heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune has died in a tra...

Portugal declares state of alert over wildfires

Portugal has issued a fire alert for Monday and Tuesday amid hot conditions, as more than 800 firefighters successfully fought a huge wildfire blazing across central regions of the country. The count...

Review: A Marie Curie biopic in 'Radioactive'

It was dirty work, Marie and Pierre Curie's discovery of radium and polonium. To investigate uranium at their Paris laboratory, Marie acquired several tons of pitchblende, a black ore, and the industr...

North Macedonia reports third migrant car accident in week

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia say 11 migrants have been seriously injured in a car accident near the central town of Shtip. A car with local plates, packe...

Pakistan: Exchange of fire with India kills boy in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani and Indian troops have traded fire in Kashmir in an exchange that killed a boy in the Pakistan-controlled section of the disputed Himalayan region, officials said Wednesday....

13 workers die in Bangladesh road accident

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A speeding truck loaded with iron bars overturned Thursday in heavy rain after its driver apparently lost control, killing 13 passengers in northern Bangladesh, police said. ...

At least 26 Iraqis among killed in Syria road accident

BAGHDAD (AP) — At least 26 Iraqis were among those killed in a Syrian highway accident last week, in which a fuel truck collided with passenger buses and other cars, Iraqi's foreign ministry spokesman...

Grief grips Peruvian community one month after deadly fire

LIMA, Peru (AP) — One month after a gas tanker leak triggered fires and explosions that killed 30 people in the Peruvian capital, traumatized survivors and relatives of victims are still waiting to kn...

Egypt officials say 13 killed in Aswan road accident

CAIRO (AP) — Thirteen people were killed and seven injured Thursday when a bus and a truck collided on a highway in Egypt's southern Aswan province, a health official said. Ihab Han...

Tony Stewart seizes spotlight on night of celebrating Smoke

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — For one of the first times in his life, Tony Stewart showed up overdressed. Smoke wore a tuxedo to his induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, and the blue ho...