/ Feb 22, 2017

Spain's first 'stolen babies' case heads to trial

A former doctor will stand trial in Madrid for allegedly stealing a newborn from her mother and giving her to another woman, a practice thought to have affected thousands of families during Spain’s dictatorship.In a court document obtained by AFP on Tuesday, a judge ...

Feb 6, 2017

Another kidnapping in Hong Kong

For anyone living and working in China and Hong Kong the message is clear. The border between the special economic zone and the mainland is permeable to the point of nonexistent.

Dec 1, 2016

Suspected North Korea abductee found alive in Japan

A 68-year-old Japanese man suspected of having been abducted by North Korea in 1985 was found alive in Japan in late November, police said Thursday.Police officials denied the possibility that Masanori Katsuki, who went missing in Tokyo in February 1985, was abducted by North ...

Japanese abductee possibly hospitalized in Pyongyang

Oct 16, 2016

Japanese abductee possibly hospitalized in Pyongyang

A Japanese woman believed to have been kidnapped by North Korea decades ago has been admitted to a Red Cross hospital in the capital, Pyongyang, a support group for relatives of South Korean abductees said Saturday.Kyoko Matsumoto is possibly suffering from severe vision impairment ...

Jun 16, 2016

Man thought abducted by North Korea found in Japan

A man missing since 1997 and thought possibly abducted by North Korea has been found within Japan, police have confirmed.Kazuya Miyauchi, 51, who went missing at the age of 32 in Fukui Prefecture, was found in early June, the Fukui police said Thursday, adding ...