Seoul, South Korea - Nineteen men living in various cities throughout South Korea were arrested Wednesday and charged with crimes linked to the possession, production and distribution of child pornography.

Washington, DC - The United States congratulates the people of Burkina Faso and their leaders on the signing of a charter that will guide the transition to a democratically elected government. We congratulate Michel Kafando on being sworn in as interim president of Burkina Faso.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State's Transnational Organized Crime (TOC) Rewards Program is offering rewards for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of alleged Romanian Internet fraud conpirators Nicolae Posescu and Dumitru Daniel Bosogioiu.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry on the Murder of Abdul-Rahman Kassig:


Washington, DC - The United States strongly endorses the conclusions of the sixth meeting of the International Contact Group (ICG) on the Central African Republic (CAR), held in Bangui on November 11. These conclusions reiterate the international community's strong support for the important work that has been done by Transitional President Catherine Samba-Panza and her team to advance a peaceful, inclusive, democratic political transition in CAR, and to govern in the interests of all CAR's people.

Washington, DC - In an effort to keep the citizens of Pakistan, the United States and other countries safer by preventing the illicit movement of dangerous chemicals, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Islamabad has coordinated the donation of 80 pickup trucks, 160 body armor suits, five electronic hand-held chemical analysis units and more than 10,000 chemical test kits to Pakistan Customs.