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Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap Seoul, 23 July: Five South Koreans held hostage in Mexico were freed Wednesday [23 July](KST), a Foreign Ministry official in Seoul said, following joint efforts by the two governments to secure their release.
SEOUL (Reuters) - A group of 10 North Koreans in Southeast Asian countries are staying at U.S. embassies and want to make a rare defection to the United States, South Korea's public broadcaster reported on Wednesday.
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has allowed nearly 100 visiting South Koreans to return home after delaying their departure over objections to news reports that it had abducted people, officials said on Thursday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Relatives of four deceased South Koreans who were forced laborers at a steel mill in northern Japan during World War Two failed on Wednesday to overturn a Japanese court decision refusing compensation for unpaid wages.
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