N. Korea arrests American
SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea on Friday, December 21, confirmed the arrest of a US citizen, saying further legal action was being taken against him but giving no details of the charges.
The man, identified as Pae Jun-Ho, entered North Korea on November 3 as a tourist, and "committed a crime" against the country, the official Korean Central News Agency said.
"He was put into custody by a relevant institution," it added. - Rappler.com