American 'hamburger master' who hid in Taiwan for 13 years extradited

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A wanted American, who hid out in Taiwan for 13 years and transformed into a "cooking master," was finally extradited to the U.S. last week. The 42-year-old m...

Taiwanese man arrested for avoiding military duty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese man, surnamed Jin (金), has been sentenced to five months on Friday (March 27) for attempting to dodge his mandatory military service by staying overseas for 13...

Wanted fugitives fleeing coronavirus return to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Aviation Police Bureau said Thursday (Feb. 20) that the country has seen an increasing number of fugitives returning from China since the Wuhan coronavirus (C...

Egyptian journalist says his home raided, brother arrested

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian journalist known for his critical views of the government said on Thursday that police raided his parents' house the previous night and arrested his brother. ...

Hong Kong suitcase murder suspect 'will be arrested, not surrender': Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the news that the Hong Kong suitcase murder suspect would be flying back to Taiwan on Wednesday (Oct. 23) to stand trial, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen i...

Pakistan re-imposes ban on US-wanted suspect's charities

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan has re-imposed a ban on two charities run by a U.S.-wanted suspect behind the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. The Interior Ministry said on Friday that the coun...

Chechen critic fears for his life as he faces deportation

MOSCOW (AP) — A gravelly voice rings out from the phone's loudspeaker: "Aren't you scared of me?" The man on the screen, 32-year-old Chechen video blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov, frowns...

Slain deputy US marshal remembered as athlete, leader

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Friends of a deputy U.S. marshal slain during a shootout with a wanted suspect are remembering him as a gifted athlete and natural leader. Pennlive.com says pe...

Police posing as couple nab wanted man in Chiayi

Taipei (Taiwan News) Two police officers posing as a couple successfully arrested a 46-year-old man surnamed Liu, who was wanted for allegedly committing six crimes and had gone into hiding in a Chiay...