For Taiwan youth, military service is a hard sell despite China tension

Taiwan Air Force Staff Sergeant Jiang Pin-shiuan’s pitch to freshmen at Taipei’s Tamkang University seemed compelling: join the island’s armed forces and get a state-sponsored degree, 110 days of leave each year and annual savings of T$312,500 ($10,200…

Taiwan Air Force Staff Sergeant Jiang Pin-shiuan's pitch to freshmen at Taipei's Tamkang University seemed compelling: join the island's armed forces and get a state-sponsored degree, 110 days of leave each year and annual savings of T$312,500 ($10,200).

Georgia presidential election poised for runoff

Georgia’s presidential election looked likely to go to a second round as early official results on Sunday showed neither of the frontrunners with enough votes to secure victory.

Georgia's presidential election looked likely to go to a second round as early official results on Sunday showed neither of the frontrunners with enough votes to secure victory.

Right-wing Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidential race

Former Army captain Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil’ presidential election on Sunday, riding a wave of frustration over corruption and crime that brought a dramatic swing to the right in the world’s fourth-largest democracy, official results show.

Former Army captain Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil' presidential election on Sunday, riding a wave of frustration over corruption and crime that brought a dramatic swing to the right in the world's fourth-largest democracy, official results show.

‘This country is for white people only’: Family subjected to racist abuse on New Zealand holiday

A Filipino family on holiday in New Zealand has been subjected to a racist tirade from an angry woman who declared that her country was “for white people only.” A video of the rant has since gone viral, sparking public outrage. Read Full …

Preview A Filipino family on holiday in New Zealand has been subjected to a racist tirade from an angry woman who declared that her country was “for white people only.” A video of the rant has since gone viral, sparking public outrage.
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Leicester City owner and four others were on helicopter that crashed

Leicester City soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, a Thai tycoon, was among five people on board a helicopter that crashed and then exploded after a Premier League match…

Leicester City soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, a Thai tycoon, was among five people on board a helicopter that crashed and then exploded after a Premier League match…

Merkel government shaken by German regional vote battering

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition government on Sunday suffered a beating in a second key regional election in as many weeks, multiplying questions over the future of the…

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government on Sunday suffered a beating in a second key regional election in as many weeks, multiplying questions over the future of the…