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Brother convicted in Taiwan ‘pickled head’ murder case

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A court in southern Taiwan Monday handed a life sentence to a man who murdered his sister and pickled her head in a gruesome crime that shocked the island.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Japan to unveil review of wartime sex slave apology

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Japan is set to unveil Friday a review of evidence that led to its landmark 1993 apology over wartime sex slavery, in a move that threatens to further chill ties with its neighbors.

Posted: June 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

3 killed, 25 wounded in Taiwan subway knife attack

Police blockade the scene of a stabbing incident at the Jiangzicui Station of the Taipei Metro in Taipei on May 21, 2014. A knife-wielding man went on a stabbing spree aboard a Taipei subway train on May 21, killing three people and wounding 25 others in the worst such incident on the island, police said. AFP

A knife-wielding attacker went on a stabbing spree aboard a Taipei subway train Wednesday, killing three people and wounding 25 others, police said.

Posted: May 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Taiwan stages mass anti-China trade pact rally

Protesters shout slogans denouncing the controversial China Taiwan trade pact during a massive protest in front of the Presidential Building in Taipei, Taiwan, Sunday, March 30, 2014. AP

Tens of thousands of Taiwanese protesters took to the streets in Taipei on Sunday in a bid to pressure embattled President Ma Ying-jeou to retract a controversial trade pact with China.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Taiwan police use water cannon to retake government HQ

Protesters are sprayed with a water cannon during a demonstration outside the Executive Yuan in Taipei early on March 24, 2014, following Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou's refusal to scrap a contentious trade agreement with China. Dozens of people were detained in Taipei after violent clashes erupted between police and protesters. AFP

Taiwan riot police used water cannon Monday to dislodge hundreds of demonstrators who stormed government headquarters, escalating a protest over a China trade pact that has seen parliament occupied for nearly a week.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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