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North Korea detains, interrogates, expels BBC journalist

North Korea detains, interrogates, expels BBC journalist

North Korea has expelled a BBC journalist after deeming his reporting disrespectful to the government of Kim Jong Un.

Rupert Wingfield-Hayes, who traveled to Pyongyang to cover the visit of three Nobel laureates to the country last week, was detained Friday at the Pyongyang airport, colleagues said.

He was later taken to a hotel and interrogated for hours, then made to sign a confession. It not immediately unclear what the statement said. Two other colleagues who were with Wingfield-Hayes were separated from him and taken to another hotel while he was questioned.

Wingfield-Hayes and his colleagues were allowed to rejoin other colleagues Saturday and were finally being...

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