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US envoy in N Korea as prisoner row mounts
Arrival comes hours after North cancelled visit of second envoy, due to discuss future of jailed US man Kenneth Bae.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2014 11:15 GMT
North Korea cancels visit of US rights envoy
Pyongyang decision comes ahead of the annual US-South Korea military drills which North views as rehearsal for invasion.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2014 06:44 GMT
North Korea cancels US envoy's visit
US diplomat Robert King had been scheduled to visit Pyongyang to discuss release of American prisoner.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2013 15:44 GMT
Envoy to visit N Korea over jailed American
US envoy Robert King will try to secure release of Christian missionary Kenneth Bae, sentenced to 15 years hard labour.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2013 23:02 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
Solitary confinement: Torture chambers for black revolutionaries
An estimated 80,000 men, women and even children are being held in solitary confinement on any given day in US prisons.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2012 18:04 GMT
North Korea releases US citizen
Eddie Jun, held on unspecified charges for six months, has been freed following visit to Pyongyang by US envoy.
Last updated: 28 May 2011 06:38 GMT
North Korea to release US citizen
American held on unspecified charges for six months to be released after intercession of US envoy, state media reports.
Last updated: 27 May 2011 08:22 GMT
US envoy arrives in North Korea
Robert King starts week-long visit to evaluate the isolated North's pleas for food aid.
Last updated: 24 May 2011 09:49 GMT
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