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North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un waves to the crowd.  (credit: ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images)

NKorea Says It Deported US Tourist And War Vet

North Korea says it has deported an elderly U.S. tourist and war veteran detained for more than a month for alleged hostile acts against the country.

12/06/2013

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrives at an event. (credit: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Vet Detained In North Korea Oversaw Guerrilla Group

Six decades before he went to North Korea as a curious tourist, Merrill Newman supervised a group of South Korean guerrillas during the Korean War who were perhaps the most hated and feared fighters in the North, former members of the group say.

12/03/2013

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Family: American Detained In NKorea In Good Health

The family of an elderly U.S. tourist detained for more than a month in North Korea said Saturday the Swedish ambassador has seen the man and found him to be in good health.

12/01/2013

South Korean conservative protesters burn a effigy of a North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and North Korean flag during an anti-North Korea rally on June 12, 2013 in Seoul, South Korea.  (credit: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

US Urging North Korea To Release Detained American

The U.S. is urging North Korea to release an 85-year-old American who’s been detained for more than a month.

11/30/2013

The effigy of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is seen during an anti-North rally.  (credit: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

NKorea Says Detained American Tourist Apologizes

North Korea state media say an elderly U.S. tourist detained for more than a month has apologized for alleged crimes during the Korean War and for “hostile acts” against the state during a recent trip.

11/29/2013

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