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  1. News - Asia - KOREA

    South Korea says Japan must educate its people about war crimes

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:17pm by Associated Press in New York

    ... Associated Press in New York South Korea’s foreign minister said Japan’s wartime past will overshadow relations between the two staunch US allies until Japan educates its people about ... a few hours before “serious” talks with Japan’s foreign minister, also said South Korea would not compromise in its dispute over the tiny Dokdo islands, called Takeshima by Japan, which has ...

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    North and South Korea to hold rare high-level talks

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 05:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Talks will involve ‘discussions on major inter-Korean issues’ including upcoming family reunions North and South Korea will hold rare high-level government ... for the meeting to discuss overall inter-Korean ties. The two Koreas agreed last week to hold a reunion for several hundred divided family relatives from February 20-25 at the North’s Kumgang mountain ...

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    Two Koreas hold talks on closed industrial zone

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North and South Korea held a second round of talks on Tuesday on re-opening their Kaesong joint industrial zone- five months after it was shut down during ... stumbling block was a South Korean request for North Korea to provide compensation to those companies hurt by the park’s closure. Tuesday’s second round of talks began at 9am in Kaesong, which lies ...

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    South Korea president urges North to ‘open its heart’

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 04:11pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... for families left divided for decades by the Korean War. The South Korean leader also welcomed on Wednesday’s agreement on the Kaesong industrial park, which she said could start “inter-Korea relations ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korean President Park Geun-Hye called on Thursday for the first family reunions with North Korea in three years, a day after the two nations agreed ...

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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. ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea on Friday threatened “physical counter-measures” against rival South Korea – the latest in a series of bellicose warnings sparked by a tightening ...

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    South Korea sends North formal reunion proposal for families separated by war

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea on Friday proposed formal talks next week with the North on arranging the first reunion in three years of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean ... from other family members, with no direct mail or telephone service. Around 72,000 South Koreans- half of them over 80- remain on an official waiting list for an opportunity to meet relatives ...

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    Reality TV star kills herself during filming for matchmaking show in South Korea

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 12:00pm by AFP

    ... daughter, in their last phone conversation, had said she would not be able to live in South Korea if the show was aired. Friends quoted by the newspaper said Chun had also complained the producers ... any direct responsibility for her suicide. South Korea’s vibrant and highly competitive TV industry has no shortage of reality shows involving everything from singing auditions to plastic ...

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    North Korea says jailed US citizen preached regime change

    Posted May 10th 2013, 03:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... in Pyongyang, the spokesman was quoted as saying by the official Korean Central News Agency. At the same time he toured churches in the United States and South Korea, preaching of the necessity ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul A Korean-American tour operator jailed in North Korea had smuggled in anti-Pyongyang materials and sought to establish a base to overthrow the regime, ...

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

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 01:15pm

    ... Associated Press in Seoul South Korea’s former spy chief was indicted on charges of meddling last year’s presidential elections by ordering an online smear campaign against opposition ... tried to portray opposition candidate Moon Jae-in as too soft on North Korea and unqualified to protect South Korea against North Korean threats, prosecutors said. NIS said it plans to issue its ...

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    US joint chiefs chairman Dempsey to visit South Korea

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 11:21am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... Associated Press in Washington The top US military officer, General Martin Dempsey, is adding a South Korea stop to his previously announced trip to China to meet face to face with his South Korean counterpart on the North Korea situation. Dempsey and his counterpart, General Jung Seung-jo, held a video teleconference on Thursday and reaffirmed their nation’s security ...




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