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North Korea arrests third US citizen
Tourist held on suspicion of an unspecified crime is the third US citizen currently held by the country.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2014 09:28 GMT
North Korea detains US man 'seeking asylum'
State media says Matthew Miller entered the country on a tourist visa but tore it up, shouting that he wanted asylum.
Last updated: 26 Apr 2014 08:19 GMT
Christian missionary arrested in Pyongyang
The 75-year-old Australian is the second foreign Christian missionary to be held by North Korea.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2014 13:26 GMT
North Korea confirms arrest of US citizen
Korean-American entered country as tourist in November and "committed a crime" against the country, state media reports.
Last updated: 21 Dec 2012 12:48 GMT
Belarus' KGB summons Swedes in teddy bear row
Swedish trio who air-dropped teddy bears carrying human rights messages asked to appear in 10 days or face jail term.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2012 07:30 GMT
Belarus-Sweden ties plummet after bear drop
Minsk orders closure of Swedish embassy after aircraft drops hundreds of teddy bears carrying pro-democracy slogans.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2012 23:56 GMT
Warrant out for WikiLeaks founder
Swedish police issue international arrest warrant for Julian Assange on suspicion of rape and sexual molestation.
Last updated: 20 Nov 2010 23:11 GMT
North Korea to try US citizen
US man to face trial for illegally entering North Korea, state media says.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2010 04:55 GMT
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