Asia Pacific Aug 7, 2018

North Korea releases South Korean man detained in July

North Korea released a South Korean citizen detained in July after crossing the border into the North, the South's Unification Ministry said Tuesday. The prisoner was a 34-year-old man surnamed Seo who was detained after "illegally" entering North Korea last month, the ministry said. South Korean ...

World May 1, 2018

U.S. stalls over Canadian request to rewrite asylum seeker agreement

Canada wants to change a bilateral agreement to allow it to turn back thousands of asylum seekers walking across the border but the United States is not cooperating, according to a Canadian official with knowledge of the discussions. Under the Safe Third Country Agreement, or ...

World / Politics Jul 10, 2014

Obama-Perry Texas talks fraught over migrant children crisis

As a measure of how politically fraught President Barack Obama's Texas trip is Wednesday, Republican Gov. Rick Perry reluctantly agreed to a ritual public greeting of the nation's chief executive. The White House said Perry will welcome the president when he lands in Texas for ...