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Rescue teams gradually leave Tainan

By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Rescue teams from other parts of the country gradually returned home Saturday after work in Tainan to find the victims of...full story
updated 2016-02-13 04:15 PM
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Members of a German rescue organization board a plane at the airport in Frankfurt, central Germany, Sunday, April 26, 2015, for their flight to earthquake-torn Nepal. International Search and Rescue Germany says a team of 52 relief workers including doctors, experts trained in searching for people buried under rubble and several dog squads will fly to Nepal. (Christoph Schmidt/dpa via AP) An injured child receives treatment outside Medicare Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015. A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said. (AP Photo/ Niranjan Shrestha)
    Updated: 2016/02/13 17:40 GMT+08:00
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Rescue teams gradually leave Tainan
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Rescue teams from other parts of the country gradually returned home Saturday after work in Tainan to find the victims of....Fullstory

2016-02-13 04:15 PM

Post-quake reconstruction to begin with working meeting Sunday

Central News Agency

Reconstruction and rehabilitation following damage and losses caused by the magnitude 6.4 earthquake that battered southern Taiwan last week are set to begin, with the....Fullstory

2016-02-13 04:12 PM

Pope opens Mexico visit after historic stop with patriarch
By NICOLE WINFIELD
Associated Press

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis kicks off his first trip to Mexico on Saturday with speeches to the country's political and ecclesial elites, riding....Fullstory

2016-02-13 02:01 PM

Maine governor accused of insensitivity with 'Mr. Chiu' joke

Associated Press

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) -- Maine Gov. Paul LePage is being accused of racial insensitivity over a joke about a Chinese investor's name. The man's first name....Fullstory

2016-02-13 06:22 AM

Senate confirms nominees for State posts and ambassadorships
By RICHARD LARDNER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate has confirmed six of President Barack Obama's nominees for ambassadorships and senior positions at the State Department. The nominees were approved....Fullstory

2016-02-13 03:01 AM

Things to know about Obama's summit with SE Asian leaders
By MATTHEW PENNINGTON
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama hosts Southeast Asian leaders at an unprecedented summit in California starting Monday as he looks to deepen ties with....Fullstory

2016-02-13 04:22 PM

FBI: Washington boys located in Mexico in safe condition

Associated Press

BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) -- The FBI says two brothers missing from Bellevue since August have been found in safe condition in Mexico. FBI officials said in....Fullstory

2016-02-13 02:23 PM

Police: Dubliner killed and dismembered man found in canal

Associated Press

DUBLIN (AP) -- A Dublin man has been charged with killing and dismembering a construction worker, whose torso was found last month inside a suitcase....Fullstory

2016-02-13 06:22 AM

Mediator: More progress in talks to resolve Argentina's debt

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- A court-appointed mediator in New York is reporting more progress in efforts by Argentina to resolve a dispute with bondholders claiming....Fullstory

2016-02-13 03:01 AM

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