American Soldier Faces Sentencing For Kosovo Murder
An American soldier who confessed to murdering an 11-year-old girl while on peacekeeping operations in Kosovo will face sentencing on July 31st. U.S. Staff Sergeant Frank Ronghi pled guilty to the sodomy and premeditated murder of an ethnic Albanian girl in Kosovo. He faces a maximum penalty of life imprisonment without chance of parole.
1/27/2016 Taiwan Elects First Woman President - In a landslide victory, the leader of Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Tsai Ing-wen won the country's presidential election, becoming the first woman in Taiwan's history to hold the position.
Emphasizing her party's commitment to maintaining Taiwan's independence from China, Tsai won over young voters eager to usher in a political changing of the guard following some 70 years of dominance by the pro-Chinese unification party, the Kuomintang (KMT), chaired by presidential opponent Eric Chu. . . .