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# koreas - Saturday 6 July, 2013

North and South Korea hold rare talks after months of increasing tensions
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North and South Korea hold rare talks after months of increasing tensions

Jul 6th 2013, 12:06 PM 2,791 Views 6 Comments

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.

# koreas - Friday 10 August, 2012

Proposals for Korean family reunions 'rejected'
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# Koreas

Proposals for Korean family reunions 'rejected'

Aug 10th 2012, 2:06 PM 3,118 Views 9 Comments

Families have been separated since the 1950-53 Korean War.

# koreas - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Is North Korean leader Kim Jong Un married?
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# Koreas

Is North Korean leader Kim Jong Un married?

Jul 25th 2012, 12:05 PM 4,653 Views 13 Comments

South Korea says mystery woman recently spotted accompanying the new leader is his wife.

# koreas - Monday 25 June, 2012

North Korea criticises 'provocative' use of its flag during drills
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# Koreas

North Korea criticises 'provocative' use of its flag during drills

Jun 25th 2012, 4:10 PM 3,660 Views 9 Comments

US-South Korean military drills last week displayed a North Korean flag.

# koreas - Monday 23 April, 2012

Is Kim Jong Un deviating from father's message?
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# North Korea

Is Kim Jong Un deviating from father's message?

Apr 23rd 2012, 2:41 PM 5,393 Views 10 Comments

New North Korean leader signals economic reform in his public address.

# koreas - Monday 20 February, 2012

South Korea carries out military drill as North threatens 'merciless' attack
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# Koreas

South Korea carries out military drill as North threatens 'merciless' attack

Feb 20th 2012, 2:34 PM 2,606 Views 6 Comments

The North is due to hold nuclear disarmament talks with the US and other countries later this week.

# koreas - Monday 22 August, 2011

North Korea seizing South's assets at Diamond Mountain resort
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# Koreas

North Korea seizing South's assets at Diamond Mountain resort

Aug 22nd 2011, 11:47 AM 3,174 Views 2 Comments

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.

# koreas - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

North and South Korea exchange fire across disputed waters
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# Koreas

North and South Korea exchange fire across disputed waters

Aug 10th 2011, 11:36 AM 384 Views 5 Comments

Seoul claims its military opened fire only after the North had launched shells towards one of the South-controlled islands.