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  1. News - Asia - KOREA

    North Korea preparing for missile launch

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... its counterparts in Japan and South Korea about the move, the daily said, adding that the three countries had increased vigilance. The developments came after North Korea carried out a failed ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - Asia - KOREA

    US ‘pivot’ to Asia cannot be derailed, Biden says

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 04:15pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... tensions – especially between Beijing and Japan. At the same time, he underlined the regional – and global – unity in the face of the “clear and present danger” of North Korea’s nuclear weapons ... to place its bet on South Korea,” he added. Seoul was Biden’s last stop on a three-country Asia tour that has already taken him to Japan and China. President Park pressed Biden on Friday on China’s ...

  4. News - Asia - KOREA

    South Korea lawmaker arrested in alleged rebellion plot

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

    ... Korea following the peninsula’s liberation from Japan’s 1910-45 colonial rule. In South Korea, praising North Korea can be punished by up to seven years in prison. Conservatives in South Korea ...

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    Japanese hope to bring remains back from N Korea

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 03:29pm

    ... by a group called Seishinkai comes on the eve of the first official talks between North Korea and Japan in four years. Those talks are to take place in Beijing on Wednesday. North Korea does not have diplomatic ties with Japan, which colonized Korea from 1910 until its World War II defeat in 1945. Seishinkai members will visit the graves of Japanese who died in Korea in the closing stages ...

  6. News - Asia - KOREA

    North Korea in dangerous nuclear showdown, says US envoy

    Posted May 10th 2013, 11:59am by Agence France-Presse in New York

    ... the isolated state back into talks said on Thursday. Glyn Davies said ahead of a tour of South Korea, China and Japan that it was becoming clear that the young Kim is the master dictating policy, ... of a throwback,” Davies said at the Japan Society in New York. “He may even be approaching these issues more intensively, more provocatively, in a sense a bit more dangerously.” Kim took over from his ...

  7. News - Asia - KOREA

    US says no North Korean troop action to back up rhetoric

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 09:07am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... in South Korea, Japan and China. “This will be very much front and centre, and particularly in Beijing,” State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said.   ...

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    North Korea lays out tough pre-conditions for talks

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 01:16pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... tested, has an estimated range of up to 4,000km. That would cover any target in South Korea and Japan, and possibly even US military bases on the Pacific island of Guam.   ...

  9. News - Asia - KOREA

    North Korea threatens South over UN sanctions

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

    ... unanimously adopted a resolution that expanded sanctions imposed on North Korea after its nuclear tests in 2006 and 2009. The United States, supported by Japan and South Korea, spearheaded the UN ...

  10. News - Asia - KOREA

    US calls for North Korea amnesty for sentenced American

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

    ... the United States, Japan, China and Russia fell apart in 2009. Several rounds of UN sanctions have not encouraged the North to give up its small cache of nuclear devices, which Pyongyang says it must ...




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