Slovakia threatens to freeze relations with Vietnam over kidnapping case

BRATISLAVA – Slovakia has threatened to freeze relations with Vietnam over the case of a Vietnamese businessman who Germany says was kidnapped by Vietnamese agents and smuggled back home through

Vietnam dissident ‘Mother Mushroom’ describes prison hunger strikes

A Vietnamese dissident known as “Mother Mushroom” went on hunger strike three times during her imprisonment before Hanoi released her, she said on Friday after arriving in the United States.

Vietnamese dissident Mother Mushroom on way to US after release: sources

Vietnamese dissident Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, known as “Mother Mushroom”, was released from prison on Wednesday and left Vietnam on a flight to the United States, sources with direct knowledge of

Cambodia resumes search effort with US for Vietnam War remains

PHNOM PENH – Cambodia has agreed to resume a search effort with the United States for the remains of Americans killed in the Vietnam War, the Foreign Ministry said, after

Scotland sets sights on slavery as more Vietnamese chase ‘pot of gold’

GLASGOW – After decades spent battling an influx of heroin, some of Scotland’s top cops are now striving to get to grips with another troubling import – modern-day slaves from

Sport Australia encourages all Australians to ‘move it’ or lose it

Sport Australia has launched an exciting campaign ‘Move It AUS’, encouraging Australians of all backgrounds, ages and abilities to become physically active and move more often…

British Navy warship sails near South China Sea islands, angering Beijing

Beijing has expressed anger after a British Royal Navy warship sailed close to islands claimed by China in the South China Sea late last month, saying Britain was engaged in

Flowers, tributes offered for McCain at Vietnam War crash site

HANOI – On the shores of a still and peaceful lake on the edge of downtown Hanoi, the inscription on a faded monument stands as a reminder of a violent

Vietnam jails two Vietnamese-Americans for 14 years over bomb attacks

HANOI – A Vietnamese court has found two Vietnamese-Americans guilty of terrorism and sentenced them to 14 years in prison for masterminding bomb plots earlier this year, a court official told