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  1. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    US to destroy its landmines, but not on the Korean peninsula

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 10:53pm by MCT

    ... the humanitarian effects of anti-personnel landmines", US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said. "As the world's leading donor to humanitarian mine action, we have long worked ... the US is not yet a signatory. "This announcement brings us one step closer in aligning ourselves with the international humanitarian movement embodied by the Ottawa Convention," Psaki ...

  2. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Pope Francis ends South Korean visit with message of peace

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:38pm by Reuters

    ... humanitarian assistance to those in need, and for an ever greater recognition that all Koreans are brothers and sisters, members of one family, one people," the pope said. Near the conclusion ...

  3. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Kim thumbs nose at Seoul as photos show him directing rocket fire near DMZ

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 10:32pm by Reuters

    ... will mercilessly retaliate if North Korea fires missiles or artillery south of its border with the DMZ." South Korea yesterday announced state funding for humanitarian projects in North Korea ...

  4. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Pyongyang slams South Korean president's reunification speech

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 01:58pm by AFP

    ... for reunification through economic exchanges and humanitarian aid as the "daydream of a psychopath". The attack from the North's powerful National Defence Commission (NDC) was the first ... economic and cultural exchanges, starting with the South bolstering humanitarian aid. "Germany's unity is for us an example and model for a peaceful reunification," she had said. ...

  5. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Japan and South Korea take different approaches to North Korean kidnap victims

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:30pm by Reuters

    ... on humanitarian grounds," the official said. "We will talk to North Korea whenever there is a chance to resolve the abduction issue." The two Koreas are technically still at war more than ...

  6. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea urges release of missionary sentenced to life in North Korea

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 03:46pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... international customs but also humanitarian spirit which is universal for all humankind,” it said in a statement. The ministry also urged Pyongyang to “show a responsible stance” by responding ...

  7. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea okays family reunions despite Southern drills with US

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 04:40pm by AFP

    ... which had wanted the South to postpone the February 24 start of its annual drills with the US until after the reunion. The South had refused, arguing that the two issues- one humanitarian ...

  8. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Seoul presses China over status of North Korean defectors

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by Audrey Yoo

    ... - all of whom are South Korean citizens - and asked Beijing to treat Kim's sister- and brother-in-law in a humanitarian manner. Chinese authorities have yet to respond to the request. Last ... Korean defectors who have been detained in China. When South Korean President Park Geun-hye visited China in June, she asked Beijing to take a humanitarian approach in its treatment of North ...

  9. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North and South Korea seek better ties at rare high-level talks

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 10:24am by Reuters

    ... reunions of family members separated since the Korean war at the Mount Kumgang resort just inside the North, which is considered a major humanitarian event by the South. However, the North has ...

  10. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South and North Korea family reunion date fails to dispel wariness

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 11:45am by AFP

    ... you would be making further progress on the humanitarian front by freeing Kenneth Bae to reunite with his family," stated the letter. Bae, 45, has been held for more than a year after ...




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