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  1. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea, United States to establish joint military unit

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 11:43pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea, US to set up joint military unit South Korea said it would create a joint military unit with the United States, as a report suggested ... division, which is armed with helicopters and other advanced weapons, it said. "This would be a symbol of a strengthened military alliance between the allies," a military official said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1585340/south-korea-united-states-establish-joint-military-unit
  2. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea launches military drill with US despite North’s opposition

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea and the United States yesterday launched an annual military drill despite condemnation by North Korea, which has threatened ... for the exercise to be cancelled, and last week its military joint chiefs of staff threatened to "mercilessly open the strongest... pre-emptive strike" if it goes ahead. South Korean officials ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1576169/south-korea-launches-military-drill-us-despite-norths-opposition
  3. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea slams US over aircraft carrier's visit to South

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by AFP

    ... act of provocation after proposals by Pyongyang to ease cross-border tensions. The USS George Washington arrived in the southern port of Busan on Friday for joint military exercises starting this week. A spokesman for the policy department of the North's National Defence Commission (NDC) said the visit was "little short of US 'gunboat diplomacy' in the last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552936/north-korea-slams-us-over-aircraft-carriers-visit-south
  4. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Pope Francis ends South Korean visit with message of peace

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

    ... an invitation from the South Korean Catholic Church for members of its state-run Korean Catholic Association to attend yesterday's mass, citing the start of joint US-South Korean military drills, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1576167/pope-francis-ends-south-korean-visit-message-peace
  5. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korean rocket tests sign of anger at military drills, says analyst

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:32am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Pyongyang fires 30 more missiles into the sea as S Korea-US joint military exercises continue N Korean rocket tests 'sign of anger at drills ... military exercises" South Korea has been staging with the United States, Professor Yang Moo-jin of the University of North Korean Studies said. It is not unusual for Pyongyang to carry out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1455036/north-korean-rocket-tests-sign-anger-military-drills-says-analyst
  6. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    UN sets up commission of inquiry into rights abuses by North Korea

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... The UN yesterday set up a commission of inquiry into human-rights violations in North Korea, saying some "may amount to crimes against humanity". The 47-member Geneva forum unanimously ... blames Seoul and Washington for leading the push to punish the North. Earlier yesterday, North Korea threatened strikes on US military bases in Japan and Guam, further escalating tensions. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1196558/un-sets-commission-inquiry-rights-abuses-north-korea
  7. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea defies sanctions by test-firing two ballistic missiles

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 09:15am by Reuters and Teddy Ng

    ... Jinping. The missiles, which appeared to be Scud class, were launched from the east coast and flew about 500km before crashing harmlessly into the water, a South Korean military official said. ... times this year, including four involving missiles. It usually test-fires its rockets and missiles amid annual US-South Korean military exercises as a form of protest. Pyongyang routinely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1542848/seoul-north-korea-fires-more-short-range-missiles
  8. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    N Korean leader Kim Jong-un directs island assault drill, state media reports

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 02:49pm by AFP

    ... the North's Korean Central News Agency said. Kim watched the North Korean forces successively pound the mock enemy positions through "the well-organised coordinated operation as required ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1547343/n-korean-leader-kim-jong-un-directs-island-assault-drill-state-media
  9. News - China - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Xi Jinping sends Pyongyang a message by making first Korea trip as president to Seoul

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 02:58am by Teddy Ng, KRISTINE KWOK

    ... a newspaper affiliated with the Central Party School. "Kim made no compromise on his nuclear ambitions. If Xi visits Pyongyang, it will send a wrong signal that such ambitions are approved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1544521/xi-jinping-sends-pyongyang-message-making-first-korea-trip-president
  10. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea to join Asian games in South Korea despite tensions over ship firefight

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 05:18pm by AFP

    ... of the DPRK [North Korea]... decided to dispatch DPRK players’ group” to the Asian Games to be hosted by South Korea’s western port city of Incheon, Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency ... Moo-Jin, a professor at the University of North Korean Studies in Seoul, said. “It also reflects the North’s willingness to cooperate with the South on non-military matters, although Pyongyang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1518743/north-korea-join-asian-games-seoul-despite-tensions-over-ship-firefight

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