Taiwan youth to China: Treat us like a country

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.


Greece will be in default on Wednesday, says Eurogroup president – video

The head of the Eurogroup, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, speaks to the press on Tuesday evening and says that it is too late to agree a deal to save Greece from defaulting at midnight. Appearing after an emergency conference call of the currency bloc’s finance ministers, Dijsselbloem says that Greece’s request to extend the current bailout package ‘simply isn’t possible’ Continue reading…