A court in Taiwan has sentenced the island’s former first lady to a year in prison for lying to prosecutors in her husband’s corruption case.
A suicide blast in Pakistan’s violence-plagued tribal region killed 11 people Thursday, police said. The trial is the first for a former head of state in Taiwan. Chen has denied wrongdoing and has said the charges are politically motivated
The corruption trial of former Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian began Thursday, a case that has gripped the island nation for months and one in which a conviction can bring life imprisonment. The trial is the first for a former head of state in Taiwan. Chen has denied wrongdoing and has said the charges are politically motivated
Protesters disrupted the launch of a report Wednesday that focuses on dealing with the legacy of the Northern Ireland Troubles. Bereaved relatives — of both republican and loyalist paramilitaries — stood head-to-head pointing fingers at one another and trading accusations over the deaths of their loved ones, the British Press Association said. The clashes took place as officials and relatives gathered in Belfast for the launch