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Jeffrey Fowle is to return to Ohio following almost 6 months in North Korea. Pic: AP.

North Korea detainee to return to Ohio

By Wed, Oct 22, 2014 6:12PM UTC Comments Off Jeffrey Fowle is to return to Ohio following almost 6 months in North Korea. Pic: AP.

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man detained nearly six months in North Korea is expected to arrive home. No details for Jeffrey Fowle's return to Southwest Ohio have been released, but the suburban Dayton city where he formerly worked said in a statement that he was expected home Wednesday....

South Korea demolishes ‘Christmas tree’ border tower

By Wed, Oct 22, 2014 4:58PM UTC Comments Off South Korea 'Christmas tree' border tower. Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's Defense Ministry says it has pulled down a 43-year-old frontline Christmas tower that North Korea viewed as propaganda warfare. A ministry official says the massive steel tower was demolished last week because it was seen as dangerous in recent safety checks. He spoke on condition of anonymity citing office rules....

US: 1 American released from North Korea

By Wed, Oct 22, 2014 10:02AM UTC Comments Off Jeffrey Fowle, an American detained in North Korea speaks to the Associated Press, in Pyongyang, North Korea.  Pic: AP.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. State Department says Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, has been released....

Koreas trade fire along border

By Mon, Oct 20, 2014 9:17AM UTC Comments Off South Korean army soldiers stand guard at a military check point near the border with North Korea. Pic: AP.

South Korean officials say border guards of the rival Koreas have exchanged gunfire along their heavily fortified border in the second such shootout in less than 10 days....

US: Human rights criticism needles North Korea

By Sat, Oct 18, 2014 11:26AM UTC Comments Off

A U.S. official says North Korea is coming out of its shell as it scrambles to fight back against international criticism of its human rights record....

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