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world Many Missing After Taiwan Quake

Rescue efforts continued Sunday after a strong earthquake left at least 15 people dead and nearly 150 unaccounted for in southern Taiwan, with the focus on a collapsed 17-story apartment building.

8 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Haiti leader departs as he came: amid uncertainty, disorder

Michel Martelly came to office promising a stronger Haiti followinga messy election that provoked widespread skepticism. He is due to leave power Sunday at the close of his five-year term with few accomplishments and a legacy clouded by a new political crisis.

12 minutes ago // ABC

world North Korea Fires Rocket Seen as Covert Missile Test, South Korea Says

South Korea says North Korea has fired a long-range rocket that critics say is meant to test banned technology for a missile that could strike the U.S. mainland

13 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Teenager charged with murder over stabbing in east London park

Kaleb Amponsah, 18, will appear at Thames magistrates court on Monday after a 27-year-old man was stabbed to death in JanuaryA teenager has been charged with the murder of a 27-year-old man in an east London park.The victim, who has not been named, was found stabbed in Plaistow Park, Newham, on 29 January. Continue reading...

19 minutes ago // ABC

world North Korea Has Fired a Long-Range Rocket Critics See as Cover for Banned Missile Test

North Korea has fired a long-range rocket critics see as cover for banned missile test

19 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Taiwan earthquake: death toll rises with dozens trapped in toppled building

Rescuers fight to reach people trapped under a collapsed apartment complex with at least 15 people dead and 150 taken to hospitalA powerful earthquake in Taiwan has brought down a 17-storey apartment complex full of families gathered for the lunar new year celebrations, with at least 15 people dead and many more feared to be trapped.Rescuers were searching late on Saturday for more than 130 people still missing after the 6.4-magnitude quake struck in the early hours, with the so

21 minutes ago // ABC

world The Latest: More Than 130 Missing, 18 Dead in Taiwan Quake

The death toll in an earthquake in southern Taiwan has risen to 18 with about 132 still missing

22 minutes ago // The Guardian

world New Hampshire voters question Clinton as Christie packs town halls as it happened

Republicans debate in New Hampshire as primary approaches live coverageSanders: I feel like a rock and roll starCandidates stake all on crucial first primary vote

29 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Republicans debate in New Hampshire as primary approaches live coverage

Live coverage as the Republican candidates for president go head to head in New Hampshire, which votes on TuesdayAll Saturdays campaign action as it happenedAlbright: special place in hell for women who dont support ClintonJill Abram

34 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Australian PM says woman kidnapped in Burkina has been released

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Sunday said the wife of an elderly Australian doctor kidnapped by Al-Qaeda-linked jihadists in Burkina Faso has been released.

37 minutes ago // BBC

world Foreign Legion ex-chief held in Calais

A former head of the French Foreign Legion is arrested with about 20 other protesters at a banned anti-Islam rally in the port of Calais.

39 minutes ago // New York Times

world Released From Guantnamo, but in Legal Limbo in Morocco

Younis Shokuri feared being repatriated to Morocco, and his lawyers said they were assured there was a deal between the U.S. and Moroccan governments. Yet he remains in custody in his native country.

44 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Beyonce Releases Surprise New Video, Single 'Formation'

A day ahead of her anticipated return to the Super Bowl halftime show stage, Beyonce has released new single.

48 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Victoria plane crash: recovery operation under way as wreckage found

The wreckage of a light plane that crashed in Bass Strait on 29 January, killing all four people on board, is towed back to shore after being lifted off the seabedThe wreckage of a light plane that crashed off Victorias surf coast, killing all four people on board, is being towed back to shore.Three bodies were recovered within hours of th

49 minutes ago // BBC

world Scots 'Better In EU' chairwoman named

A Scottish-based campaign to keep the UK in the EU names Prof Mona Siddiqui as the chairwoman of its advisory group.

49 minutes ago // The Guardian

world The golden years of romance and rebels: TV taps into turmoil of 1970s New York

It was the decade of CBGB and disco, bankruptcy and blackout. Now TV dramas are drawing on the Big Apples most creative and dangerous decadeWhen Vinyl, HBOs much-hyped new drama about the music industry in 1970s New York, starts next Sunday, it will be the first of a host of shows celebrating that decade in the Big Apple. In the summer, Netflix will air Baz Luhrmanns The G

49 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Murders in Spain, and a Dublin attack with AK-47s: the deadly 20-year war of Irelands drug cartels

With the shooting in a Dublin hotel of gangster David Byrne, the bloody rivalry between Irelands most notorious drug bosses erupted into the lives of ordinary people, leaving police and politicians equally dismayedWearing nothing more than a pair of royal blue Superman Y-fronts, Irish boxing contender Jamie Kavanagh was flexing his muscles for the cameras on stage in preparation for the weigh-in when

49 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Frauke Petry: smiling face of Germanys resurgent right

Her youthful looks have helped her stand out among German politicians, as has her talk of shooting refugees trying to enter the country illegallyTime was when, if anyone mentioned a female German politician with roots in the communist east and a doctorate in science, they were talking about Angela Merkel.But these days there is a new woman on the block. Frauke Petry, the youthful leader of Germanys main rightwing anti-immigrant party, Alternativ für Deutschland AfD, is on a r

49 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Europe: 'Britannia' speaks her mind

Chris Riddell on Tory grassroot reaction to David Camerons EU negotiations Continue reading...

49 minutes ago // The Guardian

world The cycling boom is fantastic but I miss having London to myself

When bicycle courier Emily Chappell first rode through the capital 10 years ago, she discovered a side of the city hidden from other road users. With cyclists in central London forecast to soon outnumber drivers, she looks at how the streets, and her part in them, have changedI was shocked to realise last week that Im approaching the 10-year anniversary of the day I started cycling in London, as a nervous first-time commuter with a lopsided backpack and a Transport for London cycling map s

50 minutes ago // The Guardian

world My family resisted the Nazis: why director had to film Alone in Berlin

Vincent Prezs film of Hans Falladas bestselling novel will premiere in BerlinIn 2009, Alone in Berlin was a little-known German novel describing an act of wartime defiance against the Nazi regime. But when its harrowing pages were translated into English six decades after it was written, Hans Falladas book became an international publishing phenomenon. Now the redi

50 minutes ago // The Guardian

world British Euroscepticism: a brief history

How the UK has struggled to come to terms with continental Europes political ambitionsAfter the second world war, Winston Churchill spelled out his vision to recreate the European family, or as much of it as we can, and to provide it with a structure under which it can dwell in peace, in safety and in freedom. We must build a kind of United States of Europe. But he did not see

51 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Making India's children smile

Mark Rego, a cancer survivor, spends his time bringing smiles to the faces of destitute children in India.

52 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Brazils sprawling favelas bear the brunt of Zika

Efforts to stamp out the mosquito that carries the virus are undermined by poverty in the most vulnerable areasWith rubber gloves, a plastic container full of larvicide and the official badge of Rio de Janeiros epidemic control department, Gilberto de Souza gains permission to enter the home of a stranger in the Vila Canoas favela, in one of the latest missions against the Zika virus.As the bemused residents look on, he goes room to room inspecting every sink, flower vase and empty

54 minutes ago // BBC

world North Sea could lose 150 platforms

Nearly 150 oil platforms in the UK North Sea are expected to be scrapped over the next 10 years, according to industry analysts.

55 minutes ago // BBC

world Scores trapped in Taiwan quake rubble

A total of 132 people remain trapped under the rubble of an apartment block in the Taiwanese city of Tainan after Saturday's earthquake, officials say.

55 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world Republican debate: Donald Trump and Marco Rubio to come under fire- live

Presidential debate on ABC comes three days ahead of crucial New Hampshire primary

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Australian Woman Kidnapped in Burkina Faso Is Released

Jocelyn Elliott, who was kidnapped with her husband last month in Burkina Faso by a group affiliated with al Qaeda. has been freed.

1 hour ago // CBS

world Meet the superfans who attended every Super Bowl

Their love of football brought them together from different parts of the country into an exclusive group they call the Never Miss A Super Bowl Club

1 hour ago // CBS

world Fiorina to air ad in New Hampshire during Super Bowl

After being excluded from GOP debate, candidate plans to take advantage of biggest television event of the year instead

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Over 130 people still trapped in quake-hit Taiwan tower: official

TAINAN, Taiwan Reuters - A total of 132 people are still trapped beneath the rubble of a Taiwan apartment tower that collapsed in a powerful earthquake on Saturday morning, a local government official said on Sunday.

1 hour ago // The Washington Post

world Militants free Australian woman kidnapped in Burkina Faso

Militants have freed an Australian woman kidnapped last month in northern Burkina Faso, a spokesman for the president of neighboring Niger said Saturday.

1 hour ago // The Telegraph

world When is Chinese New Year 2016? The Year of the Monkey: Everything you need to know and how to celebrate in London

The Chinese New Year party in London is the biggest outside of Asia. But when and where do the holiday celebrations take place? Here's your guide to the celebrations

1 hour ago // VOA

world Jihadists Release Elderly Woman Kidnapped in Burkina Faso

Niger has gained the release of an elderly Australian woman kidnapped last month along with her husband by jihadists in neighboring Burkina Faso. Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou introduced Jocelyn Elliott at a news conference Saturday in the southwestern Niger city of Dosso. He did not reveal events leading to her release, but said authorities were intensifying pressure on militants for the release of her physician husband, Ken Elliott. The couple, both in their 80s, were abducted January

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Follow Live: Republican Candidates Clash in N.H.

Unlike past debates, there will be no earlier "undercard" debate because the field has grown smaller.

1 hour ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Exodus amid fierce battle for Syrian city

The number of Syrians trying to cross into Turkey amid an upsurge of fighting in northern Syria has nearly doubled, a Turkish official says.