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  1. News - Asia - KOREAS

    US defence chief Chuck Hagel tours Korean DMZ, watched by the North

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Minister Kim Kwan-jin. Hagel's visit came on the first full day of a four-day trip to South Korea to celebrate the 60th anniversary of a mutual security alliance. He said that while ...

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    UN rights inquiry aims to raise pressure on North Korea

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 11:05am by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... with tears and anger. They faced probing, sometimes blunt, follow-up questions from the investigators. Kim Hyuk told the commission he lived on the streets from the age of 7, scavenging and begging ... on the streets than dying in the orphanage, Kim said. Ahn said he and his fellow guards would summon inmates from the fields to practice the Korean martial art of taekwondo on them, taking care to target ...

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    South Korea to step up missile defence after North nuclear test

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 11:14am by AFP

    ... to a third nuclear test by Pyongyang. “We will speed up the development of ballistic missiles with a range of 800 kilometres,” Defence Ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok told reporters. In October, ... of China and Japan. Some experts have suggested it would provide the South with a pre-emptive strike facility against the North’s nuclear installations. Kim said the South would also speed up ...

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    South Korea flexes missile power after North test

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 02:51pm by AFP

    ... could hit any facility, equipment or individual target in the North anywhere, at any time of our choosing,” army Major General Ryu Young-Jeo told the briefing. Defence ministry spokesman Kim ... Kim told reporters. South Korea’s military has been on a heightened state of alert ever since Pyongyang first threatened the nuclear test which was eventually conducted on Tuesday. ...

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    UN chief Ban Ki-moon holds onto dream of united Korea

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 11:59am by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... Kim Jong-un might be inclined to seek reconciliation with the south, but Ban holds onto the hope that economic imperatives may yet push the son of the late Kim Jong-il in that direction. “With ...



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