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Stories with place: Hanoi
  • Vietnam grants amnesty to more than 18,000 prisoners 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 2:17 am

    HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnam has granted amnesty to more than 18,000 prisoners to mark the 70th anniversary of independence from France, but authorities said Friday they do not include anyone convicted of national security crimes.

  • Kerry links better US-Vietnam ties to rights on anniversary story has photos
    Updated: Aug-07-15 6:17 am

    HANOI, Vietnam - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday celebrated the 20th anniversary of normalized relations between the United States and Vietnam but said ties would not reach their full potential without improvements in the communist nation's human rights record.