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  1. News - Asia - KOREA

    North Korea condemns Lee’s Yeonpyeong island visit

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 04:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea on Saturday condemned a recent visit by the South’s President Lee Myung-Bak to an island close to their disputed border and reiterated that it only recognises a demarcation line drawn by Pyongyang. A National Defence Commission spokesman said Lee’s trip Thursday to Yeonpyeong island, shelled by the North in 2010, intended to raise ...

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    South Korean president issues controversial pardons

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 10:55am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea’s outgoing president Lee Myung-Bak on Tuesday pardoned a host of former close aides and confidantes jailed for corruption, despite criticism from his successor. The special pardons for 55 people included Lee’s longtime confidante and former minister Choi See-Joong and friend and businessman Chun Shin-Il- both serving prison terms ...

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    Seoul warns North against election meddling

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 10:09am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea on Wednesday threatened a strong military response to any provocative act by North Korea aimed at influencing the South’s presidential election in December. The warning, issued at a top-level security meeting convened by President Lee Myung-Bak, came as tensions have risen along the disputed maritime border between the two Koreas. “The ...

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    South Korea lawmaker arrested in alleged rebellion plot

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 10:03am by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... in a nation where even praising the North can be considered a crime. “It’s a fabrication by the National Intelligence Service,” Lee Seok-ki shouted on Thursday at a police station in Suwon, a city just south of Seoul, before being driven to a detention facility. South Korean lawmakers voted Wednesday to lift Lee’s legislative immunity against arrest. It was the legislature’s first ...

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    South Korea’s ex-spy chief indicted in election scandal

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 01:15pm

    ... to have timely intelligence about North Korea. Won resigned as National Intelligence Service chief in March after serving four years under conservative President Lee Myung-bak. NIS agents also ...

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    Seoul approves first North Korea aid since rocket launch

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 03:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... president Lee Myung-Bak’s conservative administration took office in early 2008. Humanitarian aid by civic groups was allowed to continue, with the most recent shipment taking place in November last ...

  7. News - Asia - KOREA

    US calls for North Korea amnesty for sentenced American

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:17pm by Associated Press in Washington

    ... Ling and Euna Lee, were sentenced to 12 years of hard labour after sneaking across the border from China. They later were pardoned on humanitarian grounds and released to Clinton, who met ...

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    S Korea poses no threat to North, says president

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 02:53pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul President Lee Myung-Bak on Thursday said South Korea posed no security threat to North Korea even as he urged parliament to get behind reforms aimed at modernising the South’s military. In a parliamentary budget speech, Lee also called on the communist state to give up its pursuit of missile and nuclear programmes and instead focus on the needs ...

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    Kerry warns North Korea against conducting nuclear test

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:23pm by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... People’s Republic of Korea. North Korea may simultaneously conduct multiple nuclear tests as it tries to create a warhead small enough to fit atop a long-range missile, South Korean President Lee Myung-bak told the South Korean newspaper, Chosun Ilbo , in an interview published Tuesday. Lee did not say whether his comments were based on intelligence findings. A North Korean nuclear test ...

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    North Korea threatens South over UN sanctions

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 11:33am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... month’s time. Park has promised to push for further engagement with North Korea after a virtual five-year freeze in North-South relations during the term of outgoing President Lee Myung-bak. ...




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