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South Korea-born Canadian pastor Hyeon Soo Lim stands during his trial at a North Korean court in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang, North Korea on December 16, 2015.
Lim was serving a life sentence of hard labor after being convicted of crimes against the state in December 2015.
The last time a Canadian delegation was sent to Pyongyang to discuss the release of the 62-year-old pastor was in late 2016.
The student died less than a week after returning to the U.S. There are three Americans still being held in North Korea.
'Pastor Lim's health and well-being remain of utmost importance to the government of Canada as we continue to engage on this case, ' said Cameron Ahmad, a spokesperson for Trudeau, yesterday.
The American, 23, was released from Pyongyang prison and sent to the USA with "food poisoning" but soon died.
According to media reports earlier this summer, Lim has problems with high blood pressure and complained about pains in the stomach in letters to friends.
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Warmbier, sentenced last year to 15 years' hard labor for trying to steal a propaganda item from his hotel during a tour, died in a Cincinnati hospital just days after being released in a coma.
Lim, the senior pastor of the Light Presbyterian Church in Mississauga, had made frequent humanitarian visits to North Korea on behalf of his church.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's office did not comment on Wednesday. In 2016, he told the US network CNN that he had been digging holes for 8 hours a day.
He is the second foreign citizen to be released on what the North Koreans have termed "humanitarian grounds" in 2017, following the release of US citizen Otto Warmbier in June.
Tensions between North Korea and the USA are on the rise, as North Korea has threatened to take punitive action against the U.S.in response to new sanctions, as well as other perceived provocations.
The Canadian delegation arrived on the same day US President Donald Trump warned that Pyongyang would be met "with fire and fury and, frankly, power the likes of which the world has never seen before", if it does not stop threatening the US.
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke last night with Israeli ambassador to Jordan Einat Schlein and with the security guard. The dead Jordanian was killed by a gunshot, while the two wounded people including an Israeli were taken to hospital.
Apart from Sushma Swaraj, al-Jaafari met Vice President Hamid Ansari and Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan. However, a report in Hindustan Times said that the jail in Badush was in ruins and there was no sign of the Indians.
He has repeatedly criticized the slow pace of economic recovery since most global sanctions on Iran were lifted past year . French company Total defied USA pressure in July by signing a multibillion-dollar gas deal with Iran.
It's unclear what role the Pentagon played in Trump's decision to bar transgender war fighters from serving. She wears a heart-shaped ring with the American flag every day to remind her of her service.
A sequel to Patty Jenkins' " Wonder Woman ", the record-breaking superhero film, is in the making, CNN reported on Saturday. Although many gave the movie little or no chance at all, it became Warner Bros most critically successful film.
In April in the same year, a United Airlines flight attendant also pulled off a similar incident by jumping off an aircraft. Officials say the teen, who is a US citizen, was accosted by a construction crew working nearby on the airfield.
Haley said on Sunday that the United States saw "no point in having an emergency session if it produces nothing of effect ". Some diplomats had expected the United States, Japan and South Korea to ask for the 15-member U.N.
Karnataka Energy Minister Shivakumar had been given charge of the lawmakers who were brought to the Bengaluru resort. Jaitley, while addressing the Lok Sabha, said that the raids are being conducted purely on economic front.
Sanchez then positions the camera so she can speak into it with her sister's apparently lifeless body also in the frame. She over-rectified, making the vehicle swerve crosswise over paths, crash through a wire fence and upset into a field.
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Eight people found dead in semi truck trailer
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