Search for missing Taiwanese hiker continues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police, firefighters, and private search and rescue teams are still searching for a China Steel Express Corp. (CSE) employee surnamed Fu (傅), who was captured by security ...

Taiwanese researchers rescued at sea by Chinese fishing boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four scuba divers have been rescued by a Chinese fishing boat after being reported missing while conducting an underwater research survey on Thursday (Nov. 19). Accordi...

Taiwan F-16 fighter jet disappears from radar screen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Air Force has confirmed it lost contact with one of its F-16 fighter jets, which disappeared from radar screens Tuesday night (Nov. 17) during a training se...

Egypt, Sudan launch joint military exercises

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt and Sudan have launched joint military exercises, the Egyptian army announced Saturday, in the latest sign of deepening security ties between the Nile Valley neighbors. ...

Humanitarian group: 20 migrants drown off coast of Libya

CAIRO (AP) — A wooden boat carrying migrants bound for Europe capsized off the coast of Libya and 20 of them drowned, an international humanitarian group said. The statement from Do...

7 killed in factory explosion southwest of Beijing

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities say seven people have been killed and one injured in a factory explosion southwest of Beijing. The expanded polyethylene plant in Hebei province’s Wuji co...

At least 74 migrants drown in Mediterranean off Libyan coast, UN says

At least 74 migrants have drowned after a boat shipwrecked off the coast of Libya in the Mediterranean Sea, the United Nations International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Thursday. The IOM...

Teen's mom: Daughter, found dead in Malaysia, was abducted

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The mother of an Irish-French teen whose body was found last year near a Malaysian jungle resort where she vanished while on vacation said Wednesday that evidence may hav...

Turkish fishing boat collides with Greek vessel; 5 missing

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish fishing boat capsized on Wednesday after colliding with a Greek-flagged vessel off Turkey’s Mediterranean coast, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported. Five people ar...

Greek cargo ship collides with Turkish fishing boat, 4 people dead

At least four people died and one person is missing after a Greek cargo ship collided with a Turkish fishing boat in the Mediterranean on Wednesday. The incident ocurred off the coast of the town of ...

Search continues for Taiwanese man who jumped off cliff to avoid highway authority

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The search continues for a man who jumped off a 100-meter cliff to avoid an encounter with highway authority workers after he intruded into a restricted part of a mountain...

Aegean quake toll rises, Turkish rescuers make final search

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The death toll in last week's Aegean Sea earthquake has risen to 116 on Wednesday as rescuers in the Turkish city of Izmir focused on the final two collapsed buildings. ...

Tourist boat sinks near Turkish coast; 1 person dead

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A tourist boat with some 30 people on board capsized Tuesday near the Turkish Mediterranean coast of Alanya, killing at least one person, state-run media reported. ...

Powerful Hurricane Eta threatens flooding in Central America

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Dangerously powerful Hurricane Eta churned toward Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast with potentially devastating winds, while heavy rains thrown off by its storm bands already were...

Hospitals competing for nurses as US coronavirus cases surge

FENTON, Michigan (AP) — As the coronavirus pandemic surges across the nation and infections and hospitalizations rise, medical administrators are scrambling to find enough nursing help — especially in...