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South Korean Lawmakers Tour Joint North Korean Industrial Complex

Posted February 10th, 2012 at 12:25 am (UTC-5)
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A delegation of South Korean lawmakers crossed the heavily-armed border with North Korea on Friday for a rare high-level visit to a jointly-run factory complex. The parliamentary delegation is scheduled to meet with South Korean company officials in the complex. The delegation does not plan to meet with North Korean officials during the one-day tour. […]

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North Korea Issues Demands for Talks with South Korea

Posted February 2nd, 2012 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea says South Korea must honor a set of preconditions before it resumes dialogue with its decades-long democratic rival. The North’s powerful National Defense Commission released the demands in the form of a questionnaire Thursday through the official Korean Central News Agency. One of the items on the list calls for Seoul to apologize […]

South Korean Charity Delivers Food to North Korea

Posted January 27th, 2012 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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A South Korean civic group on Friday delivered 180 tons of flour to North Korea, the first food aid from the South since the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il last month. Representatives of the Korea Peace Foundation crossed the heavily fortified border accompanied by eight truckloads of flour. The food is to […]

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South Korea Conducts Artillery Drills Near Sea Border

Posted January 26th, 2012 at 12:15 am (UTC-5)
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South Korea’s defense ministry says its marines are conducting a live-fire artillery drill on Yeonpyeong island, which was shelled by North Korea in 2010. The ministry says the drills, near the disputed sea border separating North and South Korea, are the first since the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il last month. Artillery […]

South Korea Conducts Artillery Drills Near Sea Border

Posted January 25th, 2012 at 11:30 pm (UTC-5)
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South Korea’s defense ministry says its marines are conducting a live-fire artillery drill on Yeonpyeong island, which was shelled by North Korea in 2010. The ministry says the drills, near the disputed sea border separating North and South Korea, are the first since the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il last month. Artillery […]

Activists Launch Balloons Into North Korea

Posted January 20th, 2012 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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Four North Korean defector groups launched balloons loaded with snacks and other items towards North Korea on Friday. The North Korea Peoples’ Liberation Front says it joined three other organizations in dispatching the balloons from near the port city of Incheon. Defectors say they loaded 20 large balloons with snack cakes, compact discs and informational […]

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South Korean Activists Launch Balloons Into North Korea

Posted January 20th, 2012 at 3:05 am (UTC-5)
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Four South Korean defector groups launched balloons loaded with snacks and other items towards North Korea on Friday. The North Korea Peoples’ Liberation Front says it joined three other organizations in dispatching the balloons from near the port city of Incheon. Defectors say they loaded 20 large balloons with snack cakes, compact discs and informational […]

US Says ‘Path Open’ for North Korea to Return to Nuke Talks

Posted January 17th, 2012 at 11:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States says “a path is open” for North Korea to return to stalled six-party talks on its nuclear program. Senior diplomatic officials from the U.S., South Korea and Japan met Tuesday in Washington to coordinate the next steps in the nuclear talks following last month’s death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. […]

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US, Japan, South Korea Discuss Restarting Six-Party Talks

Posted January 17th, 2012 at 4:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Top officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan met Tuesday in Washington for talks focusing on restarting stalled six-party negotiations on North Korea’s nuclear program. Assistant U.S. Secretary of State Kurt Campbell and special North Korea envoy Glyn Davies hosted Lim Sung Nam, South Korea’s top negotiator to the talks, and his Japanese […]

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US, Japan, South Korea Discuss Restarting Six-Party Talks

Posted January 17th, 2012 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Top officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan met Tuesday in Washington for talks focusing on restarting stalled six-party negotiations on North Korea’s nuclear program. Assistant U.S. Secretary of State Kurt Campbell and special North Korea envoy Glyn Davies hosted Lim Sung Nam, South Korea’s top negotiator to the talks, and his Japanese […]

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