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Topic - Merrill Newman
The sister of an American detained for more than a year in North Korea echoed her brother's apology to the nation for crimes he committed and his plea to the U.S. government to ramp up efforts to secure his release.
The 85-year-old U.S. Korean War veteran who was detained for weeks by North Korea said Monday that the videotaped confession in which he apologized for killing North Koreans during the war was given involuntarily and under duress.
An 85-year-old U.S. veteran of the Korean War who was detained for several weeks in North Korea arrived home Saturday in California.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden stepped foot into the no-man's land between North and South Korea on Saturday, peering out at the furtive nation hours after it released an American tourist the regime had detained for more than a month.
North Korea said Saturday it has deported an elderly U.S. tourist and war veteran detained for more than a month for alleged hostile acts against the country.
The family of an elderly U.S. tourist detained for more than a month in North Korea said Saturday the Swedish ambassador had seen the man and found him to be in good health.
The U.S. is urging North Korea to release an 85-year-old American who's been detained for more than a month.
North Korea state media claimed Saturday that an elderly U.S. tourist detained for more than a month has apologized for alleged crimes during the Korean War and for "hostile acts" against the state during a recent trip.
Dennis Rodman is preparing to thrill North Korean fans during an exhibition basketball tour there late next month.
The wife of an 85-year-old Korean War veteran detained in North Korea has implored authorities there to let her husband return to his anxious, concerned family.
An 85-year-old war veteran from Palo Alto, Calif. has been detained in North Korea for more than three weeks, the San Jose Mercury News first reported.
That was the first time his three children had spoken to him, she said.
Newman said after his release that a videotaped confession was made under duress.