Spain closes airports on Canary Islands due to sand storm

MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities said Sunday that they have closed airports on the Canary Islands because of a wind storm that is blinding the archipelago with sand and dust. Spain...

China dust storm could hit Taiwan by tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese weather forecaster on Monday (Oct. 28) uploaded an ominous photo of a massive dust storm spotted over eastern China and warned that it could strike Taiwan by W...

Monitor: IS fighters kill 20 US-backed gunmen in east Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian war monitor and a Kurdish official say members of the Islamic State group have killed 20 U.S.-backed fighters in the country's east. The attack occurred late F...

Review: In 'Allied,' with Brad Pitt, love in the fog of war

Deeply nostalgic moviemaking is rendered with digital precision in Robert Zemeckis' highly manicured World War II romance "Allied." Zemeckis' control of his camera is absolute, if se...

‘Lokah Laqi!’ captures five titles at Taipei Film Festival

“Lokah Laqi!” is the biggest winner at the Taipei Film Festival award giving ceremony at the Zhongshan Hall in Taipei Saturday night, capturing the titles of “Grand Prize,” “Best Director,” “Best New...