Aug 9, 2017

Taliban release 235 hostages after alleged 'massacre' in Shiite village

The Taliban released 235 hostages from a remote village in northern Afghanistan where it along with Islamic State insurgents allegedly massacred around 50 civilians, officials said Tuesday. "This evening 235 people including women and children were released from Mirzawalang as a result of mediation by ...

North Korea detains third U.S. citizen amid soaring tensions

Apr 23, 2017

North Korea detains third U.S. citizen amid soaring tensions

North Korea recently detained a U.S. citizen, officials said Sunday, in the latest case of an American being held in the country. The Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang said it was aware of a Korean-American citizen being detained recently, but could not comment further. The embassy ...