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Murakami enjoys writing because he doesn't know the ending

Oct 22, 2018

Haruki Murakami says he enjoys writing novels because he doesn't know how they'll end

The Latest: Death toll in Taiwan derailment stands at 18

Oct 21, 2018

Death toll from Taiwan train derailment stands at 18; more than 170 hurt

One of Taiwan's fastest trains derails, killing at least 18

Oct 21, 2018

Taiwan passenger trains derails on curve, killing at least 18 people

Philippine police: Gunmen kill 9 people who occupied farm

Oct 21, 2018

Philippine police say gunmen have killed nine members of a farmers' group who occupied a part of a privately owned sugarcane plantation

Taiwan's railway administration says 17 people have been killed and 101 injured after a train derailed.

Oct 21, 2018

Taiwan's railway administration says 17 people have been killed and 101 injured after a train derailed.

Eastern China coal mine accident kills 2, leaves 18 trapped

Oct 21, 2018

Two people have died and 18 were trapped in a coal mine in eastern China after a rock burst destroyed part of a mining tunnel

China says top Macau official falls to death from building

Oct 21, 2018

China says its head representative to Macau has died after a fall from his residential building

Thousands of pro-independence demonstrators rally in Taiwan

Oct 20, 2018

Thousands of pro-independence demonstrators have gathered in Taiwan's capital to express their disapproval with China's stance toward their island

Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury

Oct 20, 2018

European and Japanese space agencies say an Ariane 5 rocket has successfully lifted a spacecraft into orbit for a joint mission to Mercury, the closest planet to the sun

Japan deepens Southeast Asian ties with airmen program

Oct 20, 2018

Japan's defense minister says he plans to start a program for professional airmen to strengthen ties between his country and Southeast Asia