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North Korea

Seoul prosecutors questioning NYU student over N. Korea trip

South Korean prosecutors are investigating a New York University student freed this week by North Korea on suspicion that he violated a law that prohibits South Korean citizens from traveling to the North without permission, officials said Wednesday. The student, Won Moon Joo, a South Korean national, was questioned by Seoul's National Intelligence Service upon his arrival in South Korea on Monday. The investigation is now being directed by prosecutors for possible indictment, according to an official from the spy agency who didn't want to be identified, citing office rules. Joo, 21, was detained in North Korea for about six months after being arrested for crossing the Chinese...