Student leaders of Taiwan's "Sunflower Movement" Lin Fei-fan (R) and Chen Wei-ting talk to reporters at the Taipei District court in this March 25, 2015 file photo. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang/Files
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Young Taiwan activists have tied themselves up in chains, blocked mountain roads, scaled fences and thrown red paint balloons in a wave of anti-China sentiment likely to turn the island's politics on its head in January's presidential election.
YPG Kobanê Command stated that all but 7 of the 80-100 ISIS gangs that had attacked Kobanê were killed, and promised to revenge the martyrs of the massacre. YPG made a written statement on its cleaning operation against the gangs that had attacked civilians in Kobanê. In its statement, YPG promised to make ISIS gangs that killed 233 civilians pay for the massacre they carried out.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded about two minutes after liftoff from Florida on Sunday, destroying a cargo ship bound for the International Space Station in the latest in a string of mishaps in supplying the orbiting outpost.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Greece, which may default on an International Monetary Fund debt repayment due on Tuesday after talks with creditors broke down, owes its official lenders 242.8 billion euros ($271 billion), according to a Reuters calculation based on official data, with Germany by far the largest creditor.