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Police in central Taiwan arrest man for stabbing his neighbor in public

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police in Taichung’s Beitun District arrested one man for attempted murder after a violent dispute in public between two neighbors on Monday (Feb. 12) morning. A ...

Central Taiwan post office set on fire, manager stabbed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A post office in central Taiwan was set on fire and the manager was reportedly attacked by an individual with a knife during a robbery. At 10:27 a.m. on Friday (Jan. 26...

Taiwanese man suspected of stabbing ex-wife to death in McDonald's parking lot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man is suspected of fatally stabbing his ex-wife in a car parked in a McDonald's parking lot in Taichung City on Friday (Jan. 19). A member of the public noticed ...

South Korea opposition leader urges end to politics of hate after attack

SEOUL, Jan 10 (Reuters) - South Korea's main opposition party leader, Lee Jae-myung, said on Wednesday he hoped his stabbing would mark the end of the "politics of hate", as police said ...

Female student questioned again over role in New Taipei stabbing

TAIPEI, Taiwan (Taiwan News) — A female student deemed responsible for inciting the fatal stabbing of a middle school student in New Taipei City will be further investigated for her role in the ...

Three injured in stabbing incident on Tokyo train, woman in custody

TOKYO, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Three men were injured on Wednesday in a stabbing incident and taken to hospital after a woman wielded a knife on a train at Akihabara Station in Tokyo, Japanese police said. ...

South Korea knife attack signals pre-election turmoil

A knife attack on Tuesday targeting Lee Jae-myung, the head of South Korea's main opposition party, has been condemned as an assault on democracy less than 100 days ahead of the 2024 legislative e...

Taiwan president speaks out after middle-schooler killed by classmate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) publicly expressed her sadness on Thursday (Dec. 28) over the death of a high school student fatally attacked by a classmate on Dec. 25...

Taiwan presidential candidates face off in third presentation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following two previous televised presentations, the three main presidential candidates met on stage for the third time on Thursday (Dec. 28), with only two weeks remaining...

New Taipei student stabbed by classmate with switchblade dies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New Taipei middle school student who was stabbed by a classmate with a switchblade on Monday (Dec. 25) has died. On Monday, a ninth-grade male student surnamed Kuo (郭...

New Taipei middle school student stabs classmate with switchblade on Christmas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New Taipei City middle school student was stabbed multiple times by a classmate with a switchblade on Christmas Day and is in critical condition. A ninth-grade male m...

France: 1 dead, 1 wounded in Paris stabbing

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said late on Saturday that a German tourist had been killed and another person injured in central Paris. "The police have just courageously arrested an ...

Irish author Paul Lynch wins Booker Prize for ‘Prophet Song’

Irish writer Paul Lynch has won the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction for his fifth novel, "Prophet Song." The dystopian novel is about a woman's struggle to protect her family as Ir...

Dublin riots driven by 'hate,' says Irish prime minister

Leo Varadkar, Ireland's Taoiseach (prime minister), on Friday condemned the previous night's riots in Dublin, which authorities have described as the worst violence in decades for which right-...

Ireland: Riots in Dublin after suspected stabbing

Three children and two adults were taken to various Dublin hospitals Thursday, according to reports by Irish media. They were stabbed in Parnell Square in the center of the Irish capital around 1:30 p...