Authorities: Siblings angered over mom's death attack clinic

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Authorities say two siblings set off explosions at a hospital in Peru's capital, injuring at least 35 people in an apparent act of vengeance over their mother's death. ...

Typhoon holiday timing causes havoc on Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The start of the typhoon holiday in Taipei City at 4 p.m. Tuesday led to massive traffic chaos in the Taiwanese capital, with enormous crowds pouring into Mass Rapid Train...

The Latest: No injuries from London hotel fire yet reported

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a fire at London's Mandarin Hotel (all times local): 5:05 p.m. The volume of black smoke billowing from a fire at London's Mandarin Orie...

100 firefighters tackle blaze at London's Mandarin Oriental

LONDON (AP) — London Fire Brigade says about 100 firefighters are tackling a blaze at a luxury hotel. Video footage shows smoke billowing from the roof of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel...

Waffle woes: Fire erupts at factory making Belgian delicacy

BRUSSELS (AP) — A fierce fire at a waffle factory cloaked part of Brussels in dense black smoke, disrupted road and rail traffic and forced the evacuation of nearby factories and a school. ...

Trucks tangle traffic in Paris to protest holiday fair spat

PARIS (AP) — Carnival workers are creating traffic chaos in Paris to protest the city's ban on a popular Christmas fair on the iconic Champs-Elysees Avenue. The French road authority...

OBike brings traffic chaos to Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – City and local government officials have taken turns in questioning the pros and cons of flexible bike rental services such as oBike. Officials have expressed their con...

Latest Italy transport strike sparks outrage, traffic chaos

ROME (AP) — Italians and tourists alike are struggling to get around as a nationwide transport strike has forced the cancellation of Alitalia flights, the closure of subway stations and the suspension...

Strikes strand tourists, travelers at Italy's airports

ROME (AP) — Tourists and travelers at airports across Italy are facing delays and canceled flights thanks to strikes by air traffic controllers and air transport workers. Italy's fla...

Three things you might have to compromise in Taiwan from a foreigner’s perspectives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--An article published on Forbes’ website on Jan. 30 points out three rights locals and foreigners alike might have to give up in their everyday life in Taiwan—the righ...

Japanese tourist killed in car crash after arriving Taiwan 1.5 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Japanese tourist was killed in a car crash only 1.5 hours after landing in Taichung, Taiwan.  The fatal crash occurred on early Saturday morning when the 59-year-...

Motorists urged to allow ample travel time after overpass demolition

The Taipei city government on Saturday urged motorists who commute via the newly demolished overpass to Zhongxiao Bridge to allow themselves additional travel time during workdays in anticipation of t...

Traffic getting back to normal after typhoon

Taipei, Sept. 29 (CNA) Traffic was slowly getting back to normal Tuesday after Typhoon Dujuan exited Taiwan and made its way toward China, with all but one line on Taipei's subway system resuming o...

Romanian cow, sheep farmers protest low, late govt subsidies

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Hundreds of sheep and cattle farmers in Romania are holding anti-government protests, complaining that state agricultural subsidies are too low and often delayed.Farmers fro...

Heavy snow, winds close down roads in Croatia, Slovenia

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) -- Heavy snow and strong winds have caused traffic havoc in Croatia and Slovenia, as authorities closed down many roads and restricted truck traffic to cope with the winter storm....