Tuesday, June 13, 2017

North Korea has released US student, Warmbier - White House

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says, North Korea is releasing US student Otto Warmbier.

Mr Otto Warmbier, 21, was sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years hard labour for attempting to steal a propaganda sign from a hotel.

Reports of his release come as US basketball star Dennis Rodman is in North Korea for a visit.

Mr Rodman is a friend of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and travelled to the country in 2013 and 2014.

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