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# Koreas

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North and South Korea hold rare talks after months of increasing tensions
The talks follow months of friction and threats of war by Pyongyang after its February nuclear test attracted tougher UN sanctions, further squeezing its struggling economy.
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Proposals for Korean family reunions 'rejected'
Families have been separated since the 1950-53 Korean War.
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Is North Korean leader Kim Jong Un married?
South Korea says mystery woman recently spotted accompanying the new leader is his wife.
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North Korea criticises 'provocative' use of its flag during drills
US-South Korean military drills last week displayed a North Korean flag.
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Is Kim Jong Un deviating from father's message?
New North Korean leader signals economic reform in his public address.
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South Korea carries out military drill as North threatens 'merciless' attack
The North is due to hold nuclear disarmament talks with the US and other countries later this week.
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North Korea seizing South's assets at Diamond Mountain resort
Seoul’s refusal to re-start tourist trips to the joint resort after a South Korean tourist was shot dead three years ago has angered Pyongyang.
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North and South Korea exchange fire across disputed waters
Seoul claims its military opened fire only after the North had launched shells towards one of the South-controlled islands.