China ‘seizes’ eight Taiwanese from Kenya

Taiwan has accused China of “extrajudicial abduction” after eight Taiwanese acquitted of fraud in Kenya were deported to mainland China. They were among a group of suspects acquitted in Kenya last week. Taiwan’s foreign ministry says they were forcibly put on a China-bound plane and has demanded their release. China[…]

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Bodies of pilots found in Taiwan crash

The bodies of the pilot and co-pilot were retrieved from the wreckage of a plane that crashed into a river in Taiwan killing at least 31 people, media reports said Thursday. TransAsia Airways flight GE235 was en route from Taipei’s Songshan Airport to Kinmen Island with 53 passengers and five[…]

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Plane crashes in Taiwan capital

A passenger plane with 58 people on board crashed into a river after hitting a bridge in the Taiwanese capital Wednesday, leaving at least eight people dead. Some 28 passengers of TransAsia Airways flight GE235 were sent to hospital, the Taipei city government said, quoting the fire department. It said[…]

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Taiwan airline sorry for crash

Taiwan’s TransAsia Airways ran an apology on the front pages of five major newspapers Friday, pledging to shoulder the “utmost responsibility” after 48 people died when one of its planes crashed in stormy weather. It came as airline chairman Vincent Lin was confronted by grieving relatives as he was paying[…]

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Relatives fly to Taiwan plane crash site

Family members of victims of a plane crash were flying to the small Taiwanese island on Thursday where the plane had unsuccessfully attempted to land in stormy weather, killing 48. There were 10 survivors, and authorities were searching for one person who might have been in a wrecked house on[…]

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