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N Korea: Spies and saboteurs in 'socialist paradise'
N Korea's young, inexperienced and impulsive leader is more afraid of ideological contamination than his father was.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2014 12:21 GMT
North Korea sentences US citizen to jail
Pae Jun-ho, known in the US as Kenneth Bae, sentenced to 15 years hard labour for "hostile acts" against Pyongyang.
Last updated: 02 May 2013 18:22 GMT
North Korea to put US citizen on trial
North says imprisoned US citizen Pae Jun-Ho's case will be heard at Supreme Court but fails to give details of charges.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2013 17:39 GMT
North Korea to charge detained US citizen
Pyongyang says it will indict the American missionary man, jailed since November, with "crimes against the nation."
Last updated: 14 Apr 2011 07:19 GMT
Freed US journalists return home
Reporters arrive home with Bill Clinton after being pardoned by North Korea.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2009 03:09 GMT
US urges talks after N Korea pardon
Hillary Clinton says Pyongyang must decide on negotiations after freeing US journalists.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2009 11:45 GMT
North Korea releases US journalists
Ex-US president Bill Clinton secures pardon and release for jailed reporters.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2009 09:22 GMT
Families' joy at N Korea release
Families praise serving and former US leaders for securing two journalists' release.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2009 04:43 GMT
N Korea orders US journalists freed
Laura Ling and Euna Lee pardoned after visit by former US president Bill Clinton.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2009 23:03 GMT
'Clemency' urged for US journalists
Families of two US reporters jailed in North Korea plead for their release.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2009 04:35 GMT
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