Merrill Newman

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.


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.


(Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

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.


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.


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.



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