Veteran US soldier Merrill Newman
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US citizen released by N Korea

US citizen Merrill Newman has been deported from North Korea following more than a month in detention there.

North Korea has deported a US veteran who had been detained in the country since October.

Merrill Newman, 85, was accused of carrying out hostile acts against the North Korean state and ordering the deaths of civilians during the Korean war more than sixty years ago.

Lucy Williamson reports from Seoul.

  • 07 Dec
  • From the section Asia