Travel Safety

Death penalty for Canadian escalates China-Canada tensions

Jan 15, 2019

A Chinese court has sentenced a Canadian man to death in a sudden retrial in a drug smuggling case that is likely to escalate tensions between the countries over the arrest of a top Chinese technology executive

The Latest: Canada updates travel advisory to Canada

Jan 15, 2019

Canada has updated its travel advisory for China to warn Canadians of "the risk of arbitrary enforcement of local laws."

China says US travel advisory 'cannot stand up to scrutiny'

Jan 4, 2019

China has rebutted a U.S. travel advisory that once again urges American nationals to "exercise increased caution" when travelling in the Communist Party-ruled country

Storm whips up blizzards, dumps snow in Dakotas, Minnesota

Dec 28, 2018

Post-holiday travelers were finding driving difficult as a winter storm dumped heavy snow and whipped up gusty winds across parts of the Dakotas and Minnesota on Thursday

US envoy on North Korea visits border village amid stalemate

Dec 20, 2018

The Trump administration's special envoy for North Korea has visited a border village the rival Koreas has been demilitarizing as part of efforts to reduce military tensions amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear crisis

Official says US reviewing travel ban on North Korea

Dec 19, 2018

The Trump administration's special envoy for North Korea says Washington is reviewing easing its strict travel restrictions to North Korea to facilitate humanitarian shipments to the North as part of efforts to resolve an impasse in nuclear diplomacy

US orders some staffers from Congo as election approaches

Dec 15, 2018

US orders non-emergency staffers from Congo as major election approaches, citing armed unrest

2 more crossings open through Cyprus' ethnic divide

Nov 12, 2018

Several hundred Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots walked through a newly opened crossing point at Dherynia, a village in Cyprus' southeastern corner, in what peace activists say further breaks down barriers on the ethnically divided island nation

$100M in new bank notes not missing, Liberian official says

Oct 2, 2018

Reports of $100M in new bank notes missing not true, Liberian Central Bank official says

US lawmakers urge export restrictions targeting Xinjiang

Sep 12, 2018

Two U.S. lawmakers are urging the extension of American export restrictions to prevent sales of equipment that could be used in China's massive security clampdown targeting the Xinjiang region's native Muslim population

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