Bill Clinton in N Korea

SEOUL - Former US President Bill Clinton has made a surprise visit to North Korea to try to win the release of two jailed American journalists, and met the country's reclusive leader Kim Jong-il.

SEOUL - Former US President Bill Clinton has made a surprise visit to North Korea to try to win the release of two jailed American journalists, and met the country's reclusive leader Kim Jong-il.

Some analysts said the visit yesterday, which US officials insisted was a private one, could mark the isolated state's return to talks over nuclear weapons. - Reuters

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