Stories about Breaking News from January, 2020
Taiwan is one of the most vulnerable places for the spread of the virus after the PRC.
A few days before the extraordinary parliamentary elections in Peru, a disaster generates outrage and solidarity among citizens.
When an epidemic coincides with the spending spree that traditionally accompanies the Chinese New Year festivities, a country's economic health also comes under strain.
Over 11 million residents in Wuhan, China, are now in a state of shock and panic, given the lack of appropriate medical response and credible information regarding the coronavirus epidemic.
Hondurans live in a narco-state whose leadership is supported by the United States and which suffers from widespread corruption, gender violence, gang control, land-grabs, and the effects of climate change.
"I am surprised that immigration officials have taken such punitive action against Philip for what is an administrative matter."
"They are holding a film hostage for all the wrong reasons and there is nothing we can do about it."
Legendary Zanzibari musician Makame Faki Makame has died at the age of 77. He was hailed as the king of kidumbak and a master of taarab, Zanzibar's "national sound."
Tsai said: 'I want to once again call upon Beijing authorities to remind them that peace, clarity, democracy and dialogue are key to positive cross-strait interactions and long-term development.'
The Japanese government has been embarrassed as details of Ghosn's escape expose systemic shortcomings in the country's police and prosecution services, the judicial system, passport security and more.