Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The United States government has offered to send an envoy to North Korea to appeal for American detainee Kenneth Bae's release following a televised press conference in which Bae appealed for U.S. government assistance in securing his release.
Jan. 20 (UPI) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced Sunday that he had decided to invite Iran's participation at the Geneva II Syria peace talks, set to begin January 22 in Montreux, Switzerland.
Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of State says it is continuing a dialogue with the Indian government following a series of "reciprocal" actions taken by India following claims that an Indian diplomat posted to New York was mistreated during her arrest, an accusation U.S. authorities have denied.
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