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  1. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Military hotline between North and South Korea reconnected as tensions ease

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... at the height of cross-border tensions, Seoul said. The line- one of the two remaining inter-Korea military hotlines- was disabled in late March weeks after the North's third nuclear test ... of thawing. Cross-border army hotlines in other parts of the country were severed years ago when tensions soared and left since then. The latest re-establishment of the hotline paves the way ...

  2. 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

    ... to this year’s Asian Games in South Korea – the first time it has participated in a major sporting event there for more than a decade and despite simmering cross-border tensions. “The Olympic Committee ... Korea, while there have been fears that Pyongyang may be preparing to conduct a fourth nuclear test. “The North’s announcement will play a positive role in easing cross-border tension,” Yang ...

  3. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea rejects talks with South on family reunions

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 11:27am by AFP

    ... next week on holding further reunions for families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War, Seoul’s Unification Ministry said. The North’s negative response came as a recent upswing in cross-border ... been hampered by volatility in cross-border relations. ...

  4. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul N Korea blasts US for warship visit to South North Korea yesterday condemned a port visit by a US aircraft carrier to South Korea as a "reckless" 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 ...

  5. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea offers talks on reopening Kaesong industrial complex

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in principle yesterday to hold their first official talks for years, signalling a possible breakthrough in cross-border ties after months of escalated military tensions. In a surprise offer, Pyongyang proposed discussions on a range of commercial and humanitarian issues, from reopening the Kaesong joint industrial complex to resuming cross-border family reunions. I hope this will serve ...

  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

    ... punishment... on our national through a perfunctory court trial,” said the ministry, which handles cross-border affairs. “We would like to say clearly that the latest action not only violates ...

  7. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Pyongyang slams South Korean president's reunification speech

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

    ... official reaction from Pyongyang to a proposal Park made in a speech last month in Dresden in the former East Germany. She urged the North to expand reunions of families and increase cross-border ...

  8. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    S Korea accuses N Korea over boat incursions

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 04:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Seoul’s top official in cross-border ties warned on Monday that recent territorial violations by North Korean fishing boats might be a deliberate ploy ... was concluded with a truce rather than a peace treaty, and small border incidents in the past have been known to escalate swiftly. Cross-border ties have been icy since Seoul accused Pyongyang ...

  9. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea presses North to take action on family reunions

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 04:39pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... or talking to their relatives since cross-border visits and postal and phone communication are banned for ordinary people. About 71,000 people- more than half aged over 80- are on the South’s waiting ...

  10. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea to hold live fire drill despite Pyongyang warning

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 02:45pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... hostilities and to halt cross-border verbal mud-slinging. Seoul officials believe the North is seeking to take the moral high ground before triggering a possible confrontation over annual South ...




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