UK students protest lack of action on climate change

LONDON (AP) — Chanting "Save our Planet!" thousands of students around Britain are rallying to demand that Britain's Conservative government take action on climate change. The demons...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - February 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes Taiwan's China Airlines pilot strike officially ends: Air New Zealand plane turned back from China for referring to Taiwan as country; 16-ye...

Taiwan's China Airlines pilot strike officially ends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On the seventh day of a strike by China Airlines (CAL) pilots, the airline and Pilots Union Taoyuan finally came to a consensus on the five key demands by the striking pilots, ...

ICE halts force-feeding of immigrant detainees

The U.S. government has suddenly stopped force-feeding all nine Indian immigrants on a hunger strike inside an El Paso immigration detention center, according to local reports Thursday.  ...

Senate OKs border deal; Trump will sign, declare emergency

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress steamed toward lopsided approval of a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government shutdown, but a new confrontation was ignited &m...

Arsenal stunned by Borisov in Europa League, Sevilla wins

Arsenal slumped to a 1-0 defeat at BATE Borisov in the first leg of their Europa League round of 32 tie on Thursday. Alexandre Lacazette's late sending off completed an evening to fo...

The Latest: Denver strike ends; teachers to get big raises

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the Denver teachers strike (all times local): 7:45 a.m. Denver Public Schools and teachers have reached a deal to end their three day st...

Pilot strike at Taiwan’s China Airlines set to end

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Pilots at China Airlines (CAL) were reportedly set to end their unprecedented seven-day strike following a fourth round of negotiations lasting more than 10 hours Thursday. T...

30 years on, Russia views Afghan war with pride

MOSCOW (AP) — When the last Soviet tanks rumbled back home across a bridge on the border with Afghanistan 30 years ago, the withdrawal was hailed as a much-anticipated end to a bloody quagmire. ...

Taiwan's CAL makes concession over foreign pilots, 31 more flights canceled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the strike by China Airlines (CAL) pilots enters its seventh day, the air carrier came to an agreement with Pilots Union Taoyuan over the hiring of foreign pilots, but 31 fl...

Denver teacher strike reveals US divide over bonus pay

DENVER (AP) — Denver teachers have gone on strike to improve their pay, but the fight isn't that simple. Teachers are challenging one of the nation's oldest incentive pay systems, sa...

World Cup to cast big shadow over Super Rugby season

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The southern hemisphere's Super Rugby season begins Friday under the shadow of the impending World Cup. But rather than providing an entertaining prelu...

Educator strikes reignite tensions with Teach for America

Young teachers are caught up in a possible strike in Oakland, California, that's giving new life to the long-simmering tension between traditional public schools and the education reform program Teach...

The Latest: Denver teacher strike enters 3rd day amid talks

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the Denver teachers' strike (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Denver teachers are on strike for a third day but teachers and school officials...

Nationwide strike hits Belgian transport, factories

BRUSSELS (AP) — A national strike to demand higher pay has paralyzed airports, sea ports and rail traffic in Belgium, while hundreds of factories are shut down for the day. Trade uni...