Canadian man caught smuggling NT$100 million worth of weed into Taiwan's Taoyuan Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Canadian man was arrested late last month while trying to smuggle in excess of NT$100 million (US$3.2 million) worth of marijuana through Taiwan Taoyuan International Ai...

The Latest: Belgium says container went through Zeebrugge

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the death of 39 people found in a container in southeastern England (all times local): 10:05 a.m. The Belgian federal prosecutor's offic...

Police raid 2 sites in Northern Ireland over migrant deaths

LONDON (AP) — Police raided two sites in Northern Ireland and questioned a truck driver as officers investigate the death of 39 people found in a container at an industrial park in southeastern Englan...

'Only God is with us': A Syrian family feels betrayed by US

BARDARASH, Iraq (AP) — For months, every time Turkey threatened to invade northern Syria, Salwa Hanna told her husband they should take their children and flee from the border town of Kobani. And ever...

Thailand gives life sentence to Taiwanese heroin smuggler

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A court in Thailand that had sentenced a Taiwanese man to death for smuggling heroin has changed his sentence to life in prison after he confessed, reports said Thursday (...

2 guilty of aiding man accused of killing California officer

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two men who are in the United States illegally have been convicted of helping a third man as he tried to escape to his native Mexico after killing a California police officer...

AP PHOTOS: Last day at sea for migrants rescued off Libya

ABOARD THE OCEAN VIKING (AP) — More than 180 men, women and children arrived in Italy this week after being rescued off the shores of Libya as they attempted to reach Europe in small boats that had li...

The Latest: Turkish coast guards rescue 15; child missing

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Turkish coast guards have rescued 14 migrants and their Turkish smugg...

Cries in the night: Life in the limbo of a Mexican shelter

JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Long after midnight, when the heat has finally relented and the walled courtyard is scattered with men sleeping in the open, someone begins to sob. The sound is...

The Latest: Far-right party wants walls for Spanish enclaves

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Spain's far-right Vox party has proposed building a wall around two Spanis...

Greece: 8 migrants injured, 2 seriously, in crash

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say eight migrants have been injured, two of them seriously, in a car crash on a highway in northern Greece. Police said Thursday that a...

Fear, bribes, gangs, coyotes: A Guatemalan's trek to the US

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — René, a 35-year-old man from Guatemala, stretched and paced inside a Tijuana warehouse as he awaited word that it was time for a three-day hike into California through the nea...

10 investigated for smuggling NT$6.45 million in cigarettes under cover of presidential trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 10 persons are now under investigation after news broke on Monday (July 22) that National Security Bureau (NSB) agents tried to smuggle 9,800 cartons of cigarettes i...

Teen mom, newborn eye new life from Tijuana migrant shelter

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The tiny, month-old boy slept soundly on the bottom bunk, seemingly undisturbed by the squealing Central American toddlers running by and a kitten leaping from the neighboring b...

'Our lost son': Migrant boy still separated from parents

BUDA, Texas (AP) — Fourteen months ago, Byron Xol was packed in a wooden crate by smugglers and shipped from Guatemala to the U.S., only to be grabbed immediately by border agents and ripped away from...