The US is pressuring the new South Korean government to revise a five-year-old economic agreement with implicit suggestion that it could rethink the all-important defense arrangement. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
The United States will bar Americans from travelling to North Korea in the coming weeks, travel agencies said Friday, a month after a US tourist, student Otto Warmbier, died following his imprisonment by Pyongyang.
The US has authorized a ban on its citizens traveling to North Korea for tourism purposes. The ban will be officially published next week and take effect 30 days later.
Seoul police are investigating how a North Korean defector who fled south ended up back in the North. Appearing tearful in a North Korean television interview, Lim Ji-hyeon told viewers she had escaped a capitalist hell.
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