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Americans freed by North Korea arrive home

CBS News 27 Mar 2021
... returned home after being released from North Korea.
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After N. Korea cuts ties, Malaysia orders its diplomats out

North Shore News 20 Mar 2021
The announcement came hours after North Korea said it was terminating diplomatic ties with Malaysia because it committed a “super-large hostile act ... Amid an earlier diplomatic tit-for-tat, Malaysia scrapped visa-free entry for North Koreans and expelled the North’s ambassador before North Korea banned all Malaysians from exiting the country.
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After North Korea cuts ties, Malaysia orders its diplomats out

Korea Times 20 Mar 2021
Malaysia's Foreign Ministry denounced North Korea's move as ''unfriendly and ... Amid an earlier diplomatic tit-for-tat, Malaysia scrapped visa-free entry for North Koreans and expelled the North's ambassador before North Korea banned all Malaysians from exiting the country.
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North Korea cuts ties with Malaysia over US extradition

The Argus Press 19 Mar 2021
It’s unclear whether or when North Korea will pull its diplomats out of Malaysia since it has a history of backing away from threats ... Amid a diplomatic tit-for-tat, Malaysia scrapped visa-free entry for North Koreans and expelled the North’s ambassador before North Korea banned all Malaysians from exiting the country.
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Nokor severs diplomatic ties with Malaysia

Manila Standard Today 19 Mar 2021
“They’ll probably view it as being part of North Korea’s diplomatic signalling to the US, as presaging a gradual rise in tensions between Pyongyang and Washington.” Before the assassination of Kim Jong Nam, Malaysia and the North enjoyed particularly warm ...
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Diversity visa lottery winners from countries blocked by Trump hope for another chance under Biden

News-Press Now 28 Feb 2021
the chance at a visa to come to the United States. She was in her fourth year of university, living in Yemen, a newlywed and soon to be pregnant when she found out she won the US Diversity Visa Lottery, also known as "The Green Card Lottery." ... Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela, Somalia and Yemen.
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Sri Lankan man gets 20 years in jail for trying to flee to North Korea ...

Korea Times 07 Feb 2021
A Sri Lankan worker was sentenced to 20 years in prison for trying to flee to North Korea after killing a colleague here ... The man, who had been staying in South Korea without a proper permit after his one-year work visa had expired in February 2020, said that he had planned to go to China via North Korea.
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Effects of Trump-Era Travel Ban Expected to Linger

Voa News 28 Jan 2021
28, 2020 ... Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar and Nigeria were added to the list in 2020, which by then also included Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, North Korea and Venezuela ... Diversity Visa lottery ... His son's visa was subsequently rejected ... But the end of the ban will not necessarily mean a quick solution for hopeful visa applicants, Pierce said ... .
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North Korea diplomat in Kuwait ‘defects’ to South Korea: reports

The New Arab 25 Jan 2021
Ryu Hyun Woo had been North Korea’s acting ambassador to Kuwait since 2017 ... Amid rising tensions between the US and North Korea over the latter's missile tests, Washington-ally Kuwait restricted visas to the thousands of North Korean workers in the country and suspended all trade flights with Pyongyang.
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Joe Biden signs order to end Trump’s Muslim travel ban

The Siasat Daily 21 Jan 2021
Restart visa processing ... The Muslim travel ban so far restricts citizens from 12 countries — Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Nigeria, Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Sudan, Tanzania and North Korea — and some Venezuelan officials and their relatives from obtaining a broad range of US visas, NPR reported.
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Biden signs order to end Trump's Muslim travel ban

Sify 21 Jan 2021
The Muslim travel ban so far restricts citizens from 12 countries -- Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Nigeria, Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Sudan, Tanzania and North Korea -- and some Venezuelan officials and their relatives from obtaining a broad range of US visas, NPR reported.
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Biden reverses Trump travel ban, halts wall construction

Hindustan Times 21 Jan 2021
The measure directs the State Department to resume visa processing for those countries and develop a plan to address people affected, such as those who were denied entry to the U.S ... The ban that Biden ended blocked entry to most people from Iran, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Somalia and North Korea.
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Joe Biden rejoins Paris Agreement, requires masks on federal property in swift Day 1 directives

Fort Smith Times Record 21 Jan 2021
Trump's travel ban suspended the issuance of immigrant and nonimmigrant visas to applicants from Libya, Iran, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, North Korea and Venezuela. Last year, the Trump administration added six countries by suspending overseas visas for nationals of Eritrea, ...
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Biden is ending Trump’s travel ban

Vox 20 Jan 2021
The third version of the ban, ultimately upheld by the Supreme Court, barred citizens of seven countries — Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, Venezuela, and North Korea — from obtaining any kind of visas, largely preventing them from entering the US ... More than 41,000 people have been denied visas due to the ban.
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Biden is already rolling back Trump’s immigration legacy

Vox 20 Jan 2021
About 41,000 people have been denied visas as a result of the travel ban ... The third version of the ban, ultimately upheld by the Supreme Court, barred citizens of seven countries — Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, Venezuela, and North Korea — from obtaining any kind of visas, largely preventing them from entering the US.
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