The two U.S. journalists released from North Korea last month after five months in captivity said "the psychological wounds of imprisonment are slow to heal." In a column posted on the Los Angeles Times Web site Tuesday night, Laura Ling and Euna Lee also said they were seized by North Korean soldiers on Chinese soil. They raised suspicions about their guide and wondered if they had been “lured into a trap.” “We didn’t spend more than a minute on North Korean soil before turning back, but it is a minute we deeply regret,” they said
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday condemned an attack Sunday in southern Sudan that killed 161 people. The women, Laura Ling and Euna Lee, are reporters for California-based Current TV, a media venture of former U.S
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton is headed to North Korea to negotiate the release of two American journalists imprisoned there since March, a source with detailed knowledge of the former president’s movements said Monday. The women, Laura Ling and Euna Lee, are reporters for California-based Current TV, a media venture of former U.S.
The United States has dropped its request that two American journalists imprisoned in North Korea be released on humanitarian grounds, and is seeking amnesty instead, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said.
Family members of two U.S. journalists imprisoned in North Korea said they are worried about the women’s well-being and are pleading for their release
North Korea and its nuclear ambitions are expected to be a key part of discussions as U.S. President Barack Obama hosts the president of South Korea on Tuesday. Obama is to meet with President Lee Myung-bak in a closed-door session at the White House on Tuesday morning and then share a working lunch