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# demilitarised zone

Last year
# North Korea
Unidentified person enters North Korea from South in rare border breach
More than 30,000 people have fled to South Korea in the decades since the Korean War, but crossings to the North are rare.
All time
# demilitarised zone
Multiple shots fired from North Korea at guard post across border, says South
The fire exchange took place a day after North Korea reported its leader Kim Jong Un’s first public appearance in some 20 days.
# Syria
Syria war: Russia and Turkey agree demilitarised zone around Idlib
The move is aimed at preventing a military assault on the rebel-held province.
# tensions rising
As Coveney mulls decision on Irish troops, Israel shoots down Syrian plane in Golan Heights
It’s the first time since 1985 that Israel has downed a Syrian plane.
# demilitarised zone
'Buffer zones' outside abortion clinics in the US have been ruled illegal
The ‘buffer zones’ meant anti-abortion protesters had to stay 35-feet from clinics.
# Korea
North Korea 'will cancel Korean War ceasefire' if military drills continue
Pyongyang says it will tear up the 1953 armistice in response to US attempts to pursue UN sanctions against it.
# Korea
Leaflet bombs: North Korea drops propaganda pamphlets on the South
South Korean soldiers were reported to have collected thousands of leaflets floated by the North across the frontier as relations worsen between the two countries still technically at war.
# tensions
Obama warns North Korea against conducting rocket test
The US president said there will be consequences if North Korea goes ahead with its plans to test a long-range rocket next month.