North Korea arrests US citizen for hostile acts

North Korea’s state media said officials detained a US citizen tied to a Christian-backed university in North Korea, two weeks after arresting one of his colleagues. The weekend arrest of Kim Hak-song for committing “hostile acts” brings the number of known US citizens detained in North Korea to four, adding another twist to troubled relations between Washington and Pyongyang as the US seeks to slow the North’s nuclear and missile program.

According to a report by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency, Mr Kim works for the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, a university founded in 2010 by James Kim, a Korean-American Christian businessman. Read more

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