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Court frees daughter of South Korea 'Rasputin'

/ Jun 3, 2017

Court frees daughter of South Korea 'Rasputin'

The daughter of South Korea's "Rasputin," whose lavish lifestyle in Europe saw her caught up in the country's snowballing influence-peddling scandal, was freed Saturday after being extradited from Denmark. Chung Yoo-ra is the equestrian daughter of Choi Soon-sil, the close confidante of impeached ex-president Park ...

Hong Kong refugees who aided Snowden facing deportation

/ May 15, 2017

Hong Kong refugees who aided Snowden facing deportation

A group of refugees who sheltered fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong are facing deportation after the city's authorities rejected their bid for protection, their lawyer said Monday. The impoverished Philippine and Sri Lankan refugees helped the former National Security Agency contractor evade authorities ...