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Lien should not watch China parade: Ma

By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Ma Ying-jeou added his voice Saturday to the chorus of critics of former Vice President Lien Chan, saying he should...full story
updated 2015-08-29 01:53 PM
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Lien should not watch China parade: Ma
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Ma Ying-jeou added his voice Saturday to the chorus of critics of former Vice President Lien Chan, saying he should....Fullstory

2015-08-29 01:53 PM

Verdicts expected in China spy ring case
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The verdicts in the case of a spy ring managed in Taiwan by Chinese intelligence officer Zhen Xiaojiang were expected to....Fullstory

2015-08-29 02:55 PM

3 Al-Jazeera English reporters await Egyptian court ruling
By BRIAN ROHAN
Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) -- Three Al-Jazeera English journalists awaited a verdict in their retrial Saturday in an Egyptian court, hoping for an end to their long-running....Fullstory

2015-08-29 04:01 PM

Guatemala commission calls president to appear amid crisis

Associated Press

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- A congressional commission considering whether to remove Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina's immunity from prosecution has called him to appear before....Fullstory

2015-08-29 09:01 AM

Vote count in favor of Iran deal climbs to 30 in US Senate
By ERICA WERNER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic Sen. Tom Carper on Friday became the 30th senator to announce support for the Iran nuclear deal, as momentum for the....Fullstory

2015-08-29 03:01 AM

US court reverses ruling that found NSA program illegal
By SAM HANANEL
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal appeals court on Friday ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the National Security Agency's bulk....Fullstory

2015-08-29 03:01 AM

Lien to make appropriate comments: aide
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Vice President Lien Chan will make suitable comments about the World War II victory over Japan, an aide said after....Fullstory

2015-08-29 03:50 PM

China Times: Facts Lien Chan should not forget

Central News Agency

On Sept. 3, China will hold a military parade to mark the "70th Anniversary of the Victory in the Chinese....Fullstory

2015-08-29 04:12 PM

Greek election could result in new, big coalition govt
By DEMETRIS NELLAS
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's outgoing prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, is banking on his popularity to win a national election next month and strengthen his....Fullstory

2015-08-29 03:22 PM

Biden, Ukraine leader condemn attacks by pro-Russian forces

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden is criticizing pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine for threatening to take more territory and hold their own elections. Biden spoke....Fullstory

2015-08-29 06:22 AM

Ex-US state official who fled to Pakistan heads to US prison
By JULIE CARR SMYTH
Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A former deputy treasurer in the state of Ohio who fled to Pakistan in the face of a 15-year prison sentence....Fullstory

2015-08-29 03:01 AM

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