Feb 8, 2016

South Korea, U.S. to discuss deployment of missile system

South Korean and U.S. defense officials said Sunday they would begin formal talks on the deployment on the Korean peninsula of a U.S. missile defense system to counter the growing threat from North Korea. The announcement followed a North Korean rocket launch which the ...

Feb 5, 2016

China sheds more light on 3 missing Hong Kong booksellers

Mainland Chinese authorities say they are investigating three missing Hong Kong booksellers for unspecified criminal activity, shedding more light on a case that has gripped residents with fear that Beijing is tightening its hold on the city. Hong Kong police said late Thursday they ...

Feb 5, 2016

American serving as diplomat in U.S. can face trial, judge rules

A U.S. citizen serving as a foreign diplomat from the Dominican Republic is not immune from criminal prosecution in a United Nations bribery scandal, a judge ruled Thursday. U.S. District Judge Vernon Broderick said Francis Lorenzo can be prosecuted in a bribery case that ...