Sunday May 5
North Korea: Lynnwood captive won’t be political pawn
North Korea said Sunday it would not use an imprisoned Lynnwood man as a political bargaining chip, rejecting the possibility of allowing any prominent Americans to visit the North to request the prisoner's release, as it had in similar cases in the past.
US faces catch-22 over citizen imprisoned in North Korea
By sentencing a US citizen to 15 years of hard labour this week for committing hostile acts against North Korea's government, the reclusive state is forcing the US to choose between two equally distasteful options, analysts say.
US citizen gets 15-year labour sentence in NKorea
Seoul: North Korea said on Thursday that its Supreme Court had sentenced a US citizen to 15 years of hard labour for committing hostile acts against its government.
The Times of India
American faces death penalty in North Korea
The interior of a courtroom in Pyongyang's supreme court, where Kenneth Bae will face charges of trying to overthrow the government.