WASHINGTON, June 6 (KUNA) -- The US confirmed Friday that a US citizen
has been detained in North Korea, making it the third citizen that has been detained in that country.
Charged with three counts of money laundering and conspiracy to launder money are Eric St-Cyr, a Canadian, and the managing director of Clover Asset Management, a Cayman Islands investment management firm, Joshua Van Dyke, a US citizen
who also works for Clover, and Patrick Poulin, a Canadian attorney based in the TCI.
Members of minority communities, including a US citizen
, were victims of targeted killings.
ISLAMABAD, March 15, 2011 (Balochistan Times): After the Raymond Davis fiasco, Pakistani authorities have paced up the scrutiny of US citizens
in Pakistan and concerned authorities have been directed to keep a strict vigilance on the activities of the US citizens
To this effect, in two separate incidents on Monday five US nationals were held for questioning and later released In the first incident Airport Security Forces took into custody a US citizen
named Hanes travelling on PIA flight 301 to Karachi from Benazir International Airport Islamabad.
While US citizens
had been victims of attacks in the last few years, reports of religious intolerance had risen in 2010, said the travel warning, pointing out that members of minority communities, including a US citizen
, were victims of targeted killings in Pakistan, and that there was also an increase in accusations of blasphemy against Muslims as well as non-Muslims.
US Diplomat, Andre Hillary was present in the court room while Khalid Farooq, father of arrested US citizen
, Umar Farooq was outside of the jail with his relatives.
SARGODHA, March 13, 2010 (Frontier Star): Khalid Farooq, Father of detained US citizen
Umar Farooq has expressed his reservations on trial in the premises of jail.
An updated statement the US State Department released on Wednesday alerts US citizens
traveling to or residing in Turkey to the continuing public demonstrations taking place throughout the country.
The US Mission in Pakistan continues to recommend that US citizens
defer all non-essential travel to Pakistan.
This security message from the US Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan alerts US citizens
to travel restrictions for US Embassy staff during the next two weeks," said the message posted on the Embassy's website.
The US department of state has alerted US citizens
travelling and residing abroad to the enhanced potential for anti-American violence given the recent 'counter-terrorism activity' in Pakistan, according to a worldwide travel alert posted on the website of the US embassy in Qatar.
The message said the US Mission in Pakistan reiterates its advice to all US citizens
to take measures for their safety and security at all times, including practicing good situational awareness, avoiding of crowds, and maintaining a low profile.