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North Korea Marks Army Day, Renews Threats Against Seoul

Posted April 25th, 2012 at 4:00 pm (UTC-5)
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A top North Korean military official renewed Pyongyang’s threats of war against what its chief of staff termed the traitors in the South and its allies Wednesday, even as China warned against further provocation on the tense peninsula. In a speech to mark North Korea’s “Army Day,” Vice Marshal Ri Yong-ho said his country is […]

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North Korea Marks Army Day, Renews Threats Against Seoul

Posted April 25th, 2012 at 8:45 am (UTC-5)
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A top North Korean military official renewed Pyongyang’s threats of war against South Korea and its allies on Wednesday, even as China warned against further provocation on the tense peninsula. In a speech to mark North Korea’s “Army Day,” Vice Marshal Ri Yong-ho said his country is armed with weapons that are capable of destroying […]

North Korea Marks Army Day, Renews Threats Against Seoul

Posted April 25th, 2012 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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A top North Korean military official renewed Pyongyang’s threats of war against South Korea and its allies on Wednesday, even as China warned against further provocation on the tense peninsula. In a speech to mark North Korea’s “Army Day,” Vice Marshal Ri Yong-ho said his country is armed with weapons that are capable of destroying […]

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North Korea Vows ‘Sacred War’ in Response to US-South Korea Maneuvers

Posted February 25th, 2012 at 3:40 pm (UTC-5)
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North Korea has threatened to launch a “sacred war” if South Korea and the United States go ahead with annual military exercises set to begin Monday. In a statement Saturday, the North’s National Defense Commission said the maneuvers are, in essence a “silent declaration of war” that will prompt a “corresponding physical retaliation” by Pyongyang. […]

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North Korea Threatens ‘Sacred War’

Posted February 25th, 2012 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea has threatened to launch a “sacred war” if South Korea and the United States go ahead with planned annual military exercises. The North’s National Defense Commission called the maneuvers “an outright challenge to the peace and security of the Korean peninsula and an explicit act of destruction.” The statement also hinted at possible […]

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S Korea Holds Military Drill Despite N Korea Threat

Posted February 20th, 2012 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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South Korea’s military conducted routine live-fire exercises near a disputed maritime border with North Korea on Monday, despite the North’s threat of a “merciless” retaliation. South Korean defense officials later said the two-hour drill, which included artillery, mortars and helicopters, ended without an immediate military response from the North. Earlier Monday, a North Korean radio […]

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S Korea Holds Military Drill Despite N Korea Threat

Posted February 20th, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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South Korea held a routine military exercise near a disputed border with North Korea Monday, despite the North’s threat of retaliation if the border is violated. The drill included artillery, mortars and helicopters. An announcer on a radio broadcast from the North warned of an immediate and merciless counter-attack if even a “single column of […]

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S Korea Holds Military Drill Despite N Korea Threat

Posted February 20th, 2012 at 12:30 am (UTC-5)
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South Korea held a routine military exercise near a disputed border with North Korea Monday, despite the North’s threat of retaliation if the border is violated. The drill included artillery, mortars and helicopters. An announcer on a radio broadcast from the North warned of an immediate and merciless counter-attack if even a “single column of […]

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S. Korea Holds Military Drills Despite N. Korea Threat

Posted February 19th, 2012 at 9:20 pm (UTC-5)
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South Korea held a routine military exercise near a disputed border with North Korea Monday despite the northern threat of retaliation if the border is violated. The drill included cannons, mortars, and helicopters. An announcer on a radio broadcast from the North warned of an immediate and merciless counter-attack if even a “single column of […]

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North Korea Warns of Possible Retaliation for South Korea Exercise

Posted February 19th, 2012 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea’s military warned Sunday that it will retaliate if an upcoming South Korean firing drill violates the North’s territorial waters. A notice carried by the North’s official Korean Central News Agency warned residents of five islands near the disputed border in the Yellow Sea to evacuate before 9 AM Monday morning. An announcer on […]

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