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North Korea says to put US citizen on trial

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North Korea said Saturday that it would put a US citizen on trial for trying to overthrow the communist regime, in the face of soaring tensions between Pyongyang and the West. 

A North Korean flag flies before missiles during a military parade in Pyongyang on April 15, 2012. A US citizen will go on trial at North Korea's Supreme Court on charges including trying to overthrow the communist regime, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said.

The North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said Pae Jun-Ho had admitted to the charges and would soon face "judgment".

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