National Jul 17, 2013

Abductee Matsumoto 'living in Pyongyang'

A Japanese woman believed to have been abducted by North Korea in 1977 is currently living in Pyongyang, the Yonhap news agency reported Wednesday, citing information given to local media Tuesday night by South Korea's state intelligence agency. Kyoko Matsumoto, who disappeared from Yonago, Tottori ...

National Jun 2, 2013

Lost at sea cases to be probed for North Korea link

The government will investigate whether Japanese nationals who disappeared at sea in the 1970s and 1980s fell victim to foul play at the hands of North Korea, Keiji Furuya, state minister in charge of the abduction issue, declared. Furuya said Friday the probe stems from ...