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Two Remaining Americans Detained In North Korea Released, Heading Home

Matthew Miller was sentenced to six years hard labor in North Korea.

Kenneth Bae and Matthew Miller, the two remaining Americans known to have been detained in North Korea, have been released and are on their way home, CNN is reporting. U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper secured the men’s release from North Korea after a secret mission to Pyongyang — a rare move for a… Read more »

Activist Leaflets From South Korea Threaten Fragile Truce With North Korea

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Activists in South Korea released balloons carrying thousands of leaflets into North Korea today, going against the wishes of their government and many of their fellow citizens. The leaflets, which included messages critical of Kim Jong-Un, could be the catalyst that sparks fresh conflict between the two nations. Residents along the border struggled to stop… Read more »

Korea: Bullets Fired Between North And South

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Earlier today, North Korean soldiers approached the military border with South Korea. South Korean soldiers fired warning shots, but the North Koreans would not react, according to Reuters. The North Korean soldiers fired back upon the south, and the exchange of bullets went on for about ten minutes according to a South Korean Defense Official…. Read more »

Kim Jong-Un Coup Attempt: North Korean Capital On Lockdown

Kim Jong-Un hasn't been seen publicly for over a month.

Kim Jong-un may have lost control over the government of North Korea, an elite exile from the country claims, saying the son of deceased dictator Kim Jong-il was actually ousted from power in 2013. Jang Jin-sung, once an influential intelligence officer in the propaganda division of Kim Jong-il’s government, made the dramatic allegation in September… Read more »

American Citizen Sentenced To Six Years In North Korean Labor Camp

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An American man detained in North Korea since April for allegedly committing “hostile acts” against the secretive regime has been sentenced to six years of hard labor at one of North Korea’s notorious labor camps. 24-year-old Matthew Miller of Bakersfield, California was found guilty after a brief trial during which he allegedly declined the right… Read more »

American’s Trial In North Korea Set For September 14

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An American detained in North Korea is set to go to trial on September 14, according to a report by CNN. Matthew Todd Miller is the American being held in North Korea and, according to the CNN report, he was detained after allegedly destroying his visa and seeking asylum in the communist nation. In a… Read more »

American Detainees In North Korea Plead For Help From U.S. [Video]

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North Korea allowed foreign media access to three American detainees on Monday. Monitored by North Korean officials as each detainee spoke individually, all three men asked for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom. Kenneth Bae, 46, is a Christian missionary who has been detained the longest of the three. He… Read more »

EMP Attack By North Korea Possible, Former CIA Director Says

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EMP attack threats from North Korea should be taken very seriously, according to former CIA Director James Woolsey. The long-time foe of the United States will reportedly soon be capable of launching an electromagnetic pulse attack against America, if the former intelligence expert is correct. Pry is calling for the Obama administration and Congress to… Read more »

American Detained In North Korea For Having A Bible

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Another American has been detained while traveling in North Korea, according to media reports. The man, identified by The Associated Press as 56-year-old Ohio native Jeffrey Edward Fowle, is being held on unspecified charges by the North Korean government. “The state-run Korean Central News Agency identified the latest detainee as Jeffrey Edward Fowle. It said… Read more »

North Korea Detains American Jeffrey Edward Fowle Over His Bible

North Korea arrests American for having a Bible.

North Korea has detained an American, whom they identify (in Korean) as Jeffrey Edward Fowle, on the charge of leaving a Bible in his hotel room when he was preparing to leave North Korea. North Korea’s detention of Fowle brings the total to three Americans in North Korean custody. At least one other prisoner –… Read more »

North Korea Attacks ‘Wicked Black Monkey’ Obama In Racist Rant

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The White House denounced North Korean rhetoric it called “particularly ugly and disrespectful” on Thursday, after comments from the Korean Central News Agency were released calling President Obama a “crossbreed” and a “wicked black monkey.” The tirade, which comes just weeks after North Korean media struck out at South Korean President Park Geun-Hye, was attributed… Read more »