Pakistani Taliban spokesman arrested

As president of South Korea, Kim Dae-jung helped bridge differences with North Korea.
The well-known spokesman for the Pakistani Taliban, Maulvi Umar, has been arrested, intelligence officials said Tuesday.

Kim — who was president from 1998 to 2003 — won the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize for fostering better relations between North and South Korea. He died Tuesday afternoon at Seoul’s Severance Hospital, where he was admitted more than a month ago for pneumonia.