Taiwanese man dies fighting in Ukraine war

TAIPEI: A Taiwanese man who volunteered to fight in Ukraine has died on the battlefield, Taipei’s foreign ministry said, believed to be the first person from the island killed in the conflict. The ministry said a Ukrainian field commander had confirmed the death of 25-year-old Tseng Sheng-kuang, who was servingContinue Reading

Alarmed by suicide attack, China and Pakistan work together on probe

KARACHI, Pakistan: It was the kind of attack Pakistani authorities had dreaded. A highly educated female suicide bomber killed three Chinese teachers in Karachi in April along with their local driver, targeting nationals from Pakistan’s most important partner and seeking to undermine a relationship on which Islamabad’s financial survival largelyContinue Reading

At least 40 killed in suspension bridge collapse in India

AHMEDABAD: At least 40 individuals were killed when a people bridge in the western Indian state associated with Gujarat collapsed, falling hundreds of people right into a river, a state ressortchef (umgangssprachlich) said. More than 400 individuals were on the suspension link over the Machhu Lake in the town associatedContinue Reading