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SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has asked United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to deal with the “illegal” seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States, state media said on Saturday. “This act of dispossession has clearly indicated that the United States is indeed a gangster...
The North Korean cargo ship, Wise Honest, (middle) inside Pago Pago Harbor around 12noon last Saturday, towed in by towing vessel Posh Terasea (front).
Seoul, SOUTH KOREA (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday called the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship involved in banned coal exports a "robbery" and demanded that the vessel be returned immediately. The North's official Korean Central News Agency, or KCNA, carried a statement by an unidentified...
A view of the Port of Pago Pago as the North Korean cargo ship, Wise Honest, is slowly being towed to the main dock of Pago Pago Harbor
A view of the Port of Pago Pago as the North Korean cargo ship, Wise Honest, is slowly being towed to the main dock of Pago Pago Harbor around 1p.m. last Saturday. US Coast Guard public affairs officer, Amanda Wyrick, said last Saturday morning that trip from Indonesia took about three weeks and...
North Korean cargo vessel Wise Honest coming into Pago Pago harbor. [photo: Samoa News]
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA (AP) — A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicions it was used to violate international sanctions arrived Saturday at the capital of this American territory. The Wise Honest was slowly towed to the port of Pago Pago Saturday morning and docked at the...
This undated photo released yesterday by the US Justice Department, shows the North Korean cargo ship “Wise Honest”, which was detained in Indonesia in April last year.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — This undated photo released yesterday by the US Justice Department, shows the North Korean cargo ship “Wise Honest”, which was detained in Indonesia in April last year. The Associated Press, citing USDOJ officials, reports that the ship is being processed to move to...
Honor Carry Ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata attended the moving Honor Carry Ceremony on Wednesday at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawai’i receiving back the remains of Korean War fallen American soldiers repatriated from North Korea. Vice President Pence and Indo-Pacific Command (PACOM)...
Washington, D.C. — Until recently, we lived peacefully in our islands, secure in the knowledge that we were well away from the world's areas of potential conflict and war. But as Governor Lolo recently stated, North Korea is approaching the level of nuclear technology that even a remote place like...