Death toll from deadly road accident in Pakistan jumps to 27

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials have raised the death toll from a collision the previous day between a bus and an oil tanker to 27, saying DNA tests are required to identify most of the vi...

Drunk BMW driver going wrong way kills Vietnamese woman in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A drunk driver with an astronomical blood alcohol level of 0.97 late last night (Jan. 9) smashed his BMW into a Toyota, killing a Vietnamese immigrant woman inside, reported Ap...

6 school children, bus driver die in road accident in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police say six school children and their bus driver have been killed as the vehicle rolled down a gorge on a hilly road in northern India. Police officer Rohit Malpa...

Foreign driver flashes V sign, wife goes ballistic after car accident in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A foreign driver flashes the V sign and his wife allegedly assaults a witness after he plows into two scooter riders in northern Taiwan. On Thursday, a female member of the ...

Video shows Taiwanese woman drive Volvo over husband's BMW with 'mistress' inside

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Christmas Day (Dec. 25), video surfaced of a Volvo SUV being driven on top of a BMW with the same "lucky" plate number after the woman behind the wheel of the Swed...

Taiwan public donates NT$810,000 to help driver pay NT$12 million bill for wrecked Ferraris

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a young Taiwanese deliveryman dozed off and crashed his van into four Ferraris worth NT$50 million (US$1.6 million) on Sunday (Dec. 16), 122 members of the public have co...

Video shows speed demon crash into a pillar in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens are mocking a speed demon for dashcam footage of him careening into a concrete column while hitting the pedal to the metal on a straight road in Taichung Cit...

45 people offer to help Taiwanese deliveryman who smashed into 4 Ferraris

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke on Sunday that a young deliveryman who had dozed off and smashed into four Ferraris collectively worth over NT$50 million (US$1.6 million), 45 volunteers have ...

Taiwanese deliveryman dozes off, smashes into 4 Ferraris worth NT$50 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A deliveryman in New Taipei City is facing an NT$12 million repair bill after dozing off and smashing his van into four parked Ferraris worth over NT$50 million (US$1.6 million...

France: 6th 'yellow vest' protester dies in road accident

PARIS (AP) — French authorities say a sixth "yellow vest" protester has been killed after being hit by a truck at a road blockade near the southern city of Avignon. Officials in the ...

Driver killed after NT$3 million Audi crashes into pillar in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taichung man died after his rented Audi worth over NT$3 million (US$97,000) slammed into a bridge pier early this morning in the western Taiwanese city, reported UDN. Shor...

Second death in French protests over fuel tax hikes

PARIS (AP) — A second person has died in France amid nationwide protests against fuel tax hikes that saw hundreds injured and key roads paralyzed by demonstrations. The French Interi...

Bangladesh frees photographer facing charges of propaganda

DHAKA,Bangladesh (AP) — An acclaimed photographer has been released from a jail in Bangladesh more than three months after he was arrested on charges of spreading false information about a street prot...

Expensive APEC summit sows division in host Papua New Guinea

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — After three decades of promoting free trade as a panacea to poverty, the APEC grouping of nations that includes the U.S. and China is holding its lavish annual le...

Sierra Leone military truck flips, kills at least 10

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's defense ministry says at least 10 people are dead and several others are wounded after a military truck had brake failure, flipped and caused an accident i...