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Current TV journalists Laura Ling, and Euna Lee have returned to the United States after former US president Bill Clinton secured their release from a North Korean jail on a visit to Pyongyang.
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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the government was “pursuing every possible approach” over the two US journalists held in North Korea as their families have pleaded with the authorities there to set the pair free. Read more here
A court in North Korea has sentenced Euna Lee and Laura Ling, two US journalists to 12 years according to state media. Read more here
Euna Lee and Laura Ling, the two US journalists arrested in North Korea earlier in March this year, are reported to have gone on trial in North Korea for charges of committing “hostile acts”. The US has dismissed the charges as “baseless”. Read more here