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Suspected North Korean Spy Arrested in South Korea

Posted January 21st, 2013 at 12:50 am (UTC-5)
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South Korean officials say a man who defected from North Korea nearly a decade ago has been arrested and charged with spying for Pyongyang. Authorities say the man, who was not identified, had a job with the Seoul city government supporting North Korean defectors. He is accused of sending Pyongyang a full list of the […]

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US in ‘Intense Deliberations’ over Expanding N.Korean Sanctions

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 2:30 am (UTC-5)
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A senior U.S. diplomat says Washington is pushing hard for tough international sanctions against North Korea following its successful long-range rocket launch last month. Wednesday, Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell told reporters in Seoul that he anticipates formal steps by the United Nations Security Council in the immediate future. “We are in the midst […]

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US in ‘Intense Deliberations’ over Expanding N.Korean Sanctions

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 12:30 am (UTC-5)
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A senior U.S. diplomat says Washington is pushing hard for tough international sanctions against North Korea following its successful long-range rocket launch last month. Wednesday, Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell told reporters in Seoul that he anticipates formal steps by the United Nations Security Council in the immediate future. “We are in the midst […]

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S. Korea Dismisses Kim Jong Un’s Call for Reduced Tensions

Posted January 2nd, 2013 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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South Korea is dismissing a New Year’s Day speech by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that called for reduced tensions with Seoul. Unification Minister Yu Woo-Ik said Wednesday that Mr. Kim’s speech was “bland” and contained no ground-breaking proposals. He said Seoul has good reason to question the young leader’s intentions. Mr. Kim Tuesday […]

South Korea Dismisses Kim Jong Un’s Call for Reduced Tensions

Posted January 2nd, 2013 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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South Korea has dismissed a New Year’s Day speech by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un calling for reduced tensions with Seoul. Unification Minister Yu Woo-Ik Wednesday called Mr. Kim’s speech “bland,” saying it contained no groundbreaking proposals. He said Seoul has good reason to question the young leader’s intentions. Mr. Kim Tuesday urged an […]

S.Korea Dismisses Kim Jong Un’s Call for Reduced Tensions

Posted January 2nd, 2013 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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South Korea is dismissing a New Year’s Day speech by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that called for reduced tension between the two long-time rivals. Unification Minister Yu Woo-Ik said Wednesday that Mr. Kim’s speech was “bland” and contained “no ground-breaking proposal,” adding thatb Seoul had good reason to question the young leader’s intentions. […]

UN Chief Open to Visiting North Korea

Posted October 30th, 2012 at 3:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he would consider a trip to North Korea as part of his efforts toward peace on the Korean peninsula. Mr. Ban, a South Korean, made his comments Tuesday at South Korea’s National Assembly where he received the 2012 Seoul Peace Prize. He was the first U.N. chief to address the […]

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UN Chief Says Open to Visiting North Korea

Posted October 30th, 2012 at 1:35 am (UTC-5)
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he would consider a trip to North Korea as part of his efforts toward peace on the Korean peninsula. Mr. Ban, a South Korean, made his comments Tuesday as he received the 2012 Seoul Peace Prize. “I will spare no effort to help both the South and the North move […]

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South Korean Activists Float Leaflets Into North Korea

Posted October 29th, 2012 at 3:05 am (UTC-5)
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South Korean activists have sent tens of thousands of anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border by balloons into North Korea, one week after warnings from Seoul and threats of retaliation from Pyongyang. Around a dozen activists attached 50,000 leaflets to seven balloons Monday and sent them floating over the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two countries. Some […]

South Korean Police Block Activists from Sending Leaflet Balloons Into North

Posted October 22nd, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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South Korean authorities have blocked activists from sending leaflet balloons across the border, following threats from North Korea to launch an attack if any balloons entered its airspace. Security forces faced off on Monday with a group of North Korean defectors near Imjingak Park, just south the the Demilitarized Zone separating the North and South. […]

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