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North Korea Releases Student Held Since April

North Korea Monday released a New York University student who had been detained for five months after illegally entering the country. Joo Won-moon, 21 is a South Korean citizen but has permanent residency status in the United States, where he has been living since 2001. He was apprehended on April 22 after he crossed into North Korea from the Chinese border town Dandong. In a written statement Monday, South Korea’s Ministry of Unification said, “Under the name of North Korea Red Cross...

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