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N-Korea says Kim Jong-Un freed US detainee at Obama's request

Oct 24, 2014

N-Korea says Kim Jong-Un freed US detainee at Obama's request

detained in North Korea, was released yesterday and allowed to go home in a US government plane that flew to Pyongyang.Fowle had entered the North in April
U.S., South Korea delay shift of war-time command role to Seoul

Oct 24, 2014

U.S., South Korea delay shift of war-time command role to Seoul

third nuclear test in February 2013, two months after successfully launching a long-range rocket that put an object, which Pyongyang said was a satellite
North Korea to bar foreign tourists over Ebola concerns - tour operators

Oct 23, 2014

North Korea to bar foreign tourists over Ebola concerns - tour operators

North Korean ban also covered non-tourist members of the diplomatic or business community with ties to Pyongyang."We have just received official news
Kerry says no deal made with North Korea in release of American

Oct 22, 2014

Kerry says no deal made with North Korea in release of American

provide North Korea with aid in return for Pyongyang taking steps to suspend its nuclear programmes.But the deal was proclaimed dead in 2008 by Pyongyang
North Korea releases detained American

Oct 22, 2014

North Korea releases detained American

Pyongyang, Oct 22 (IANS) North Korea has released detained American Jeffrey Edward Fowle and handed him over to the US, state media reported
Kerry welcomes North Korea's release of American, restates terms for resuming talks

Oct 22, 2014

Kerry welcomes North Korea's release of American, restates terms for resuming talks

willing to resume talks with Pyongyang if it takes steps towards de-nuclearisation.Jeffrey Fowle, 56, was arrested in May for leaving a Bible at a sailor
Release detained missionary, South Korea tells North Korea

Oct 22, 2014

Release detained missionary, South Korea tells North Korea

three US citizens detained in Pyongyang.His comments came after Pyongyang released Fowle Tuesday, who was detained in North Korea since April
Kerry says no quid pro quo in North Korea's release of American

Oct 22, 2014

Kerry says no quid pro quo in North Korea's release of American

and expressed hope that denuclearisation talks with Pyongyang could start again soon.Washington said on Tuesday that Fowle was being flown home to his
North Korea cites Obama requests in freeing American prisoner

Oct 22, 2014

North Korea cites Obama requests in freeing American prisoner

;repeated requests" of U.S. President Barack Obama, Pyongyang's state KCNA news agency said on Wednesday.Jeffrey Fowle, 56, was arrested in May for leaving a
North Korea unexpectedly frees American Jeffrey Fowle

Oct 22, 2014

North Korea unexpectedly frees American Jeffrey Fowle

in Ohio, the White house said on Tuesday. Spokesman Josh Earnest said the United States welcomed the move, but pressed Pyongyang to free the two