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    NKorea has live-fire drills, protests over South's

    North Korean troops brandished weapons given to them by new leader Kim Jong Un as they carried out live-fire drills near the disputed sea boundary with South Korea amid more anger from Pyongyang over joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises. More...
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    South Koreans fire rifles at civilian jetliner

    South Korean marines fired rifles at a civilian jetliner as it was descending to land after mistaking it for a North Korean military aircraft, the airline said Saturday. The Asiana Airlines flight carrying 119 people from the Chinese city of Chengdu was undamaged in the incident around dawn...
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    US intercepts North Korean ship at sea

    The US Navy intercepted a North Korean ship suspected of carrying missile technology to Myanmar and after dramatic stand-off forced it to turn back, The New York Times reported. Pyongyang was forced to recall the ship home after last month's confrontation, which involved several days of...
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    South Korea regrets the North cutting ties

    Seoul, South Korea (CNN) -- South Korea said Tuesday it regrets North Korea's announcement that it will cut all ties with its neighbor. North Korea's National Defence Commission issued a statement Monday saying it "will never deal with traitor Lee Myung-bak and his clan" referring to the South...
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    S. Korea tests for agent orange dumping

    (CNN) -- South Korea launched an investigation Tuesday into reports of toxic chemicals being dumped at a former U.S. military base, the Defense Ministry said. The tests follow allegations of American soldiers burying chemicals on Korean soil. The first tests are being carried out by a joint...
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    China keeps mum on N. Korean leader's visit

    Beijing (CNN) -- Grainy photos of the reclusive North Korean leader in China appeared on local websites but the Chinese government Tuesday declined to confirm Kim Jong Il's visit to his nation's closest ally. "We arrange visits by foreign leaders according to our usual practices and out of...
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    NKoreans accuse South of kidnapping, beatings

    PYONGYANG, North Korea – Weeping and shaking their fists, North Koreans released last month after being held by South Korea for 50 days claimed Thursday they were beaten, imprisoned and pressured to defect after the South's coast guard raided and seized their fishing boat. Speaking publicly for...
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    SKorea, China worry over NKorea's nuclear program

    SEOUL, South Korea – The foreign ministers of South Korea and China expressed worries Wednesday about North Korea's recently disclosed uranium enrichment program, which could give it a second way to make atomic bombs, a South Korean official said. The foreign ministers agreed to consult closely...
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    2 Koreas talk at DMZ to ease tensions since attack

    SEOUL, South Korea – Military officers from North and South Korea held talks inside the heavily guarded Demilitarized Zone on Tuesday in the rivals' first official dialogue since the North's deadly artillery barrage of a South Korean island in November. Tensions on the divided peninsula rose...
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    North Korea threatens 'sacred war'

    http://cnn.com/video/?/video/world/2010/12/23/lah.skorea.drills.conclude.cnn http://cnn.com/video/?/video/bestoftv/2010/12/22/exp.ps.richardson.north.korea.cnn Seoul, South Korea -- North Korea threatened Thursday to launch a "sacred war" after South Korea completed large military exercises...
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    South Korea holds huge military drill near border

    http://cnn.com/video/?/video/world/2010/12/23/lah.skorea.drills.conclude.cnn Seoul, South Korea -- Military exercises by the South Korean army, billed as the largest land and air winter drills, ended Thursday, defense officials said The long-planned drills were held just 15 miles from South...
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    Why Korean Peninsula is a tinderbox

    South Korea's live-fire military exercises and North Korea's threat to retaliate raise fears of war in a conflict that dates 60 years. Read about the latest troubles between them. A disputed maritime border. Long-standing tensions. And on Monday, South Korea began scheduled live-fire military...
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    U.N. Security Council to meet over Korea

    http://cnn.com/video/?/video/world/2010/12/18/north.korea.richardson.cnn Pyongyang, North Korea -- At Russia's urging, the U.N. Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Sunday morning aimed at defusing simmering tensions in the Korean peninsula. The meeting will take place at 11 a.m...
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    Korean tensions are a 'tinderbox'

    New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson is welcomed by an unidentified North Korean official upon his arrival at the Pyongyang Airport on December 16. Pyongyang, North Korea -- New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson provided North Korea with a series of proposals Saturday in what he described as a "good...
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    N. Korea subject of talks on Monday

    South Korean Foreign Minister Kim Sung-hwan. South Korea's foreign minister headed Sunday to Washington, in preparation for much anticipated talks with his U.S. and Japanese counterparts about the tense situation in and around the Yellow Sea. Speaking shortly before his departure from Incheon...
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    North Korea says it has thousands of nuclear centrifuges

    A S. Korean commuter watches Kim Jong Un, son of the N. Korean leader Kim Jong Il, on TV, October 10, 2010. North Korea claimed Tuesday that it is has "thousands of centrifuges" working to create nuclear energy for peaceful purposes. The claim printed in North Korea's state-run KCNA news...
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    High-level officials to discuss North Korea in Washington meeting

    http://cnn.com/video/?/video/world/2010/11/29/grant.skorea.lee.talks.cnn Government ministers from the United States, Japan and South Korea will meet in Washington in early December to discuss North Korea, South Korea's foreign affairs ministry said Tuesday. The ministry did not provide...
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    Tensions rise as U.S., South Korea begin war games

    South Korea and the U.S. begin joint military exercises off the Korean Peninsula amid rising tensions between the Koreas, a U.S. Forces Korea spokesman says. http://cnn.com/video/?/video/world/2010/11/27/grant.south.korea.protests.cnn Seoul, South Korea -- South Korea and the United States...
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    $74M golf course sums up lost dreams

    It was one of the symbols of a supposed new era of co-operation between the two Koreas when it opened two years ago. A championship golf course with a reported $74m price tag, built in North Korea near the infamous Demilitarized Zone, in the picturesque setting of the Mount Kumgang range. It...
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    Behind North Korea's Yeonpyeong Attack: Kim's Succession

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- With President Barack Obama's special envoy to North Korea now hitting the three major East Asian capitals (Seoul, Tokyo and Beijing) to try to figure out what, if anything, they can do about North Korea's...
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