Taiwan’s Allies Demand U.N. Include Country at General Assembly

Multiple nations that maintain diplomatic ties with the nation of Taiwan – which precludes them from establishing a relationship with communist China, as per Beijing’s protocol – have used the United Nations General Assembly this week to demand that the U.N. include Taiwan as a full member.

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - 2020/11/15: Tri-Service Honour (Honor) Guards raise Taiwans national flag in the morning, amidst the spread of the global pandemic disease covid-19, at Liberty Square, in Taipei. With escalated tensions with China and successful containment of the coronavirus, Taiwans flag raising ceremony remains unchanged and daily life amongst …

Plane Snaps in Two at Costa Rica Airport

A Boeing 757-200 cargo plane operated by the DHL cargo service broke in two at Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaria International Airport on Thursday. The two crew members were reportedly in stable condition after the spectacular calamity.

A DHL cargo plane is seen after emergency landing at the Juan Santa Maria international airport due to a mechanical problem, in Alajuela, Costa Rica, on April 7, 2022. - The two crew members onboard the plane escaped unharmed. (Photo by Ezequiel BECERRA / AFP)