More North Korean defectors seen slipping into Thailand

/ Aug 2, 2017

More North Korean defectors seen slipping into Thailand

The number of North Koreans slipping illegally into Thailand has surged in recent months, according to immigration bureau officials, as tensions mount on the Korean Peninsula because of Pyongyang's weapons programs. Thailand is on a popular transit route for North Koreans defecting from the impoverished ...

Jul 30, 2017

178 Central American migrants rescued from truck in Mexico

Scores of would-be migrants being smuggled from Central America to the United States were rescued Saturday from an abandoned truck, officials in the Mexican state of Veracruz said. Authorities said 178 people were found in the tractor-trailer truck in the Mexican town of Tantima. Their rescue ...