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 2019-10-14 03:36 

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David Harris: 'It's time to wake up and see the menace clearly'...

Deutsche Welle: Germans are still shocked after a gunman killed two passers-by in Halle after unsuccessfully trying to enter a synagogue. What conclusions should follow? David Harris: The tragedy in Halle was another painful and sobering reminder of the v...

 2019-10-14 03:35 

China Post

'Fritzi: A Revolutionary Tale' premieres in German cinemas...

The Monday Demonstrations, which began at St. Nicholas Church in Leipzig in then-Eastern Germany, ushered in the end of the German Democratic Republic and led to the fall of the Berlin Wall. The demonstration of October 9, 1989, in particular, is regarded...

 2019-10-14 03:35 

China Post

Poland's ruling PiS party wins most votes: partial results...

Poland's conservative ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) has won the most votes in the country's parliamentary election, according to partial official results. An Ipsos poll including the partial results published early Monday has projected a PiS ...

 2019-10-14 03:35 

China Post

6 surprising things that are banned in Germany...

Rachel moved from the UK to Germany in 2016. As a relative newcomer she casts a fresh eye over German clichs and shares her experiences of settling into German life. Every two weeks she explores a new topic from saunas to asparagus or the ins and outs of ...

 2019-10-14 03:35 

China Post

Taiwan completes first pin piles assembly for offshore wind turbines...

TAIPEI (CNA) — A ceremony to mark the completion of Taiwan's first underwater pin piles assembly for its offshore wind turbines was held at the port in Bali District, New Taipei, on Saturday. Speaking at the ceremony at Port of Taipei, President...

 2019-10-14 03:35 

China Post

Into the blue: Reconnecting with our oceans...

Made up of roughly 70% water, humans have long been awed by the oceans and waterways that also comprise 70% of the Earth's surface. Many of us want to be near water. We are willing to pay a lot of money to live or holiday directly on the coast. As res...

 2019-10-14 03:35 

China Post

| 'Circular Economy Industry Summit' highlights benefit of....

3RParticipants remark that there is only one resource that is unlimited innovation as an increasing number of companies are developing ingenious ways to reduce, reuse and recycle....

 2019-10-14 03:35 

China Post

Tunisia: Kais Saied wins presidential election — exit polls...

Thousands of supporters of conservative academic Kais Saied celebrated late into the night on Sunday after exit polls said he had won the Tunisian presidential runoff election by a landslide. Official results are only expected to be announced Monday, but ...

 2019-10-14 03:16 

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Morris Chang again named Taiwan envoy to APEC summit...

Taipei, Oct. 14 (CNA) Retired entrepreneur Morris Chang ( ) was named Monday as Taiwan's representative to the leaders' meeting of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in mid-November, the second year in a row Chang has represented the nat...

 2019-10-14 03:15 

China Post

Of threatened tortoises and rosewood: Stopping the fast extinction of a slow-moving creature...

Project goal: The Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity (ACCB) in northern Cambodia is home to 730 animals, 91% of which are highly threatened. ACCB is rehabilitating the animals with the aim of releasing them back into the wild. They have also s...

 2019-10-14 03:15 

China Post

Rocker Udo Lindenberg: A nightmare for East German authorities...

German rock star Udo Lindenberg is receiving the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany a day ahead of German Unity Day, celebrated on October 3, alongside 24 other people including astronaut Alexander Gerst. True fans of the veteran rocker alr...

 2019-10-14 03:05 

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Arts and Culture Friday, October 11, 2019...
 2019-10-14 03:05 

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Ecuador cancels austerity plan in a bid to end unrest...

Ecuador's government and indigenous leaders agreed to cancel an austerity package and protests that left 7 dead following the worst civil unrest in the small South American country in more than a decade. The news came as talks concluded in Quito betwe...

 2019-10-14 03:05 

China Post

New Ebola vaccine brings hope to DR Congo...

The second-deadliest Ebola epidemic in the world has been raging in the Democratic Republic of Congo for over a year. More than 3,200 people have been infected with the virus and, up to this week, at least 2,144 people have died from the illness. But now ...

 2019-10-14 03:05 

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Philippine police chief resigns amid drug allegations...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine national police chief has resigned after he faced allegations in a Senate hearing that he intervened as a provincial police chief in 2013 to prevent his officers from being prosecuted for allegedly selling a...

 2019-10-14 03:05 

China Post

NY Times: Violent parody video shown at Trump resort...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A graphically violent parody video, shown at a meeting of President Donald Trump's supporters at his Miami resort, depicted a likeness of the president shooting and stabbing his opponents and members of the news media in a chur...

 2019-10-14 03:05 

China Post

Japan: Typhoon Hagibis leaves a trail of destruction...
 2019-10-14 03:05 

China Post

Conspiracies are 'always theories of power'...

DW: So many conspiracy theories seem to have their origin in the United States. Why? Michael Butter: To a certain degree, this is a misperception. There are tons of conspiracy theories in eastern Europe, and also in central Europe, that also have their or...

 2019-10-14 03:04 

China Post

Japan looks for missing after typhoon, warned of mudslides...

TOKYO (AP) — Rescue crew are digging through mudslides and searching near flooded rivers for missing people after a typhoon caused serious damage in central and northern Japan, leaving as many as 35 people dead. Typhoon Hagibis, which hit Japan'...

 2019-10-14 03:04 

China Post

Aston-Reese has 2 goals and assist, Penguins beat Jets 7-2...

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Zach Aston-Reese, Sam Lafferty and Jake Guentzel each had two goals to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 7-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday night. Dominik Simon also scored and Aston-Reese also had an assist for the P...

 2019-10-14 03:04 

China Post

Manager: Boxer Day in coma after suffering brain injury...

CHICAGO (AP) — Boxer Patrick Day suffered a traumatic brain injury and is in extremely critical condition in a coma caused by the injury sustained in a bout, his manager said Sunday. Lou DiBella says in a posting on his website that Day underwent em...

 2019-10-14 02:35 

China Post

An eco-pioneer in architecture...
 2019-10-14 02:35 

China Post

Germany's 16 states: Bavaria...

With an area of more than 7,000 square kilometers, Bavaria is Germany's biggest federal state, and no other state embodies so many of the cliches about Germany: from the mountains and their green meadows to the fairy-tale castle of Neuschwanstein, to ...

 2019-10-14 02:35 

China Post

Ecuador hopes for an end to deadly protests...

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno on Saturday ordered a curfew and military control in his country's capital, Quito, after days of protests triggered by austerity measures. The protests are being led by an indigenous umbrella group. Pre-Columbian grou...

 2019-10-14 02:35 

China Post

Why can't we tickle ourselves?...

Tickling someone else and being tickled is fun. So why isn't it fun to tickle ourselves? As new research on rats shows, there's an important factor missing when the tickling hands are your own. Neuroscientists from Humboldt-University in Berlin ha...

 2019-10-14 02:04 

China Post

Mariota's starting spot in flux after benching vs Broncos...

DENVER (AP) — Marcus Mariota was blasted, baffled and finally benched. Now, his starting spot is in limbo. The Tennessee Titans quarterback got the hook in the third quarter for his ragged play during a 16-0 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Bac...

 2019-10-14 02:04 

China Post

Rembrandt's social network, centuries before Facebook...

There's never a shortage of works by the golden boy of the Dutch Golden Age on display in museums across the Netherlands. Yet the painter who inspired millions with his masterpieces and his works will be drawn even more into focus in 2019 as museums a...

 2019-10-14 02:04 

China Post

Hangovers are an 'illness,' German court rules...

A German court ruled on Monday that hangovers were an "illness." The judgment came after plaintiffs claimed a company offering anti-hangover "shots" and powders was making unlawful claims about curing the after-effects of alcohol. Food and...

 2019-10-14 02:04 

China Post

Cowboys drop third straight with 24-22 loss to Jets...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — There's no panic in the Dallas Cowboys just yet. They know how things look from the outside, especially after a 24-22 loss to the previously winless New York Jets on Sunday. Their confidence, however, remains unshake...

 2019-10-14 02:04 

China Post

N-word and gender politics: How German translators deal with them...

It's a debate that's revived every time an expurgated version of a classic of literature is published: Should offensive terms be removed from books or should they be left in? One famous example in Germany came with a new edition of Astrid Lindgen&...

 2019-10-14 02:03 

China Post

Serial stowaway remains jailed after latest airport arrest...

CHICAGO (AP) — A 67-year-old woman with a history of sneaking onto flights without a ticket will remain jailed after the latest incident in which police say she tried to get past security at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. Marilyn Hartm...

 2019-10-14 02:03 

China Post

Argentina's Holocaust museum unveils Nazi relics...

Argentina's Museum of the Holocaust has displayed a trove of Nazi relics that it plans to add to its collection. The relics were originally confiscated by Argentine authorities in 2017 during a raid on a private collector of illegal art and archaeolog...

 2019-10-14 02:03 

China Post

Do's and don'ts at the Oktoberfest...
 2019-10-14 01:34 

China Post

Pope canonizes noted English Catholic Cardinal Newman...

Pope Francis on Sunday declared Cardinal John Henry Newman a saint in a canonization Mass for John Henry Newman and four women that was attended by Britain's Prince Charles. Newman, an English theologian and poet who lived from 1801 to 1890, left the ...

 2019-10-14 01:33 

China Post

Hong Kong flash mob protesters arrested...

In a change from more concentrated demonstrations in fewer locations, Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters on Sunday dispersed across multiple parks, shopping malls and sports grounds, maximizing their chaos and their visibility. The guerrilla-like tactics ...

 2019-10-14 01:33 

China Post

Haiti: Artists join thousands in anti-government protest...

Huge crowds sang and danced in the streets of Port-au-Prince on Sunday as part of an anti-government rally organized by the art community. Protesters are calling for President Jovenel Moise to resign amid corruption allegations, rising inflation and food ...

 2019-10-14 01:33 

China Post

UN Climate Action Summit: Surprise guests and harsh words...

Over footage of wildfires, hurricanes and giant mountains of trash, a serious female voice talks about "humanity's impact" on the Earth and what our way of living costs the planet. It wasn't an excerpt from a brand new nature documentary, ...

 2019-10-14 01:33 

China Post

Can Pakistan's Imran Khan mediate between Iran and Saudi Arabia?...

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan held talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on Sunday. He was also scheduled to meet with Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other high-ranking Iranian officials. The purpose of his Iran...

 2019-10-14 01:32 

China Post

Taiwanese boxer wins gold at world championships...

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwanese boxer Huang Hsiao-wen () won a gold medal at the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships in Russia on Sunday. In an intense three-round match, Huang scored a 4-1 victory over Caroline Cruveillier of France. This year, Hu...

 2019-10-14 01:26 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares open higher...

Taipei, Oct. 14 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened up 114.78 points at 11,004.74 Monday on turnover of NT$4.81 billion (US$156.71 million)....

 2019-10-14 01:03 

China Post

Banksy chimpanzee parliament painting sells for $12 million...

A large painting by secretive street artist Banksy depicting chimpanzees debating in the British Parliament sold for nearly $12 million (10.9 million) at a London auction house on Thursday. Auctioneers Sotheby's estimated the 2009 oil painting "De...

 2019-10-14 01:03 

China Post

Global opera star Jessye Norman has died...

Trailblazing performer Jessye Norman, one of the rare black singers to attain international stardom in the opera world, has died at the age of 74 due to septic shock and multi-organ failure, the result of complications from a spinal cord injury from 2015....

 2019-10-14 01:02 

China Post

Opinion: The chilling reality of a warming world It's up to us....

There were times when the IPCC summaries were unable to indicate the full extent and implications of the changes to our ocean and the icy regions of the planet. We had too little data, and too many gaps in our knowledge of the complex feedback mechanisms ...

 2019-10-14 01:02 

China Post

Take a stroll with young Beethoven...

Today, a large department store dominates the corner of Mnsterplatz Square and Remigius Street in downtown Bonn — a scene that would have looked quite different in the 18th century, when the area close to the town walls was dotted with tasteful town...

 2019-10-14 01:02 

China Post

Udo Lindenberg: 'I was the official enemy of the GDR'...
 2019-10-14 01:02 

China Post

Griffin makes all the right putts to win Houston Open...

HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Lanto Griffin took the lead with a 35-foot birdie putt on the 16th hole and won the Houston Open on Sunday with a 6-foot par at the end that gave him a 3-under 69 and a one-shot victory that sends him to the Masters next year. G...

 2019-10-14 01:02 

China Post

The Latest: Police chief: No evidence of shooting at mall...

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the lockdown at a Florida mall (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The police chief of a Florida city where a mall was placed on an hourslong lockdown after reports of shots fired says authorities found no immediate ev...

 2019-10-14 01:02 

China Post

Renewable Energy Festival highlights benefits of energy transition...

TAIPEI (The China Post) The 2019 Renewable Energy Festival kicked off on Oct. 1 at the Taoyuan Agricultural Park, raising awareness of the benefits of renewable energy and demonstrating how eco-friendly solutions can be deployed in real-life cases. The ev...

 2019-10-14 01:02 

China Post

From Merkel to Adenauer, biting caricatures of Germany's chancellors...
 2019-10-14 00:45 

China Post

The mass murder of Polish intellectuals — and the German Nazis who got away with it...

Maria chose the warmest sweater, the one with a zipper and collar. She was afraid that Wladyslaw would get cold, as the autumn temperatures in Poland were dropping. She approached the Bydgoszcz barrack fence on Danziger Street, which the Germans had renam...

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