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Two freed US reporters head home

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Former US President Bill Clinton has left North Korea with two US reporters whose release he has helped to secure.

Laura Ling and Euna Lee, who had been found guilty of entering the country illegally in March, were issued a special pardon by North Korean leader Kim Jong-il after meeting with Mr Clinton.

Fiona Werge reports.

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