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  1. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea recovers suspected North Korean drone on Baengnyeong island

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 10:31pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul S Korea finds crashed drone on border island South Korea said yesterday it had recovered an unidentified drone that crashed on one of its border islands the same day that North and South Korea exchanged artillery fire across their disputed maritime boundary. The wreckage was discovered on Baengnyeong island, which lies just south of the maritime ...

  2. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Unidentified drone crashes on South Korean border island, military says

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 02:12pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... on a South Korean island near a disputed maritime border with North Korea, a South Korean defence ministry official said on Tuesday, triggering an investigation into whether the aircraft was from the North. The drone fell on Baengnyeong island at about 4pm local time on Monday, when North Korea fired hundreds of artillery rounds in seas close to a disputed maritime line. That triggered ...

  3. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Two Koreas trade hundreds of rounds of artillery fire across disputed maritime border

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 11:41pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korean islanders forced to take shelter after North, angry that US has shunned talks, triggers exchange by launching live-shell exercise Old antagonists ... forcing South Korean islanders to take shelter a day after the North drove up tensions by threatening a new nuclear test. The exchange, triggered by a three-hour North Korean live-fire exercise ...

  4. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea suspects two crashed drones likely to have come from North Korea

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 04:57pm by Associated Press

    ... by the North on possible surveillance missions. A drone crashed on frontline Baengnyeong island on Monday when the two Koreas fired hundreds of artillery shells into each other’s waters in a flare-up ... sites were taken. South Korean media reports, citing unidentified military officials, reported that the drones were taking pictures of military facilities on Baengnyeong island, the South Korean ...

  5. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North and South Korea exchange fire with hundreds of artillery shells over disputed border

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:03pm by AGENCIES

    ... hundreds of rounds of live artillery fire across their disputed Yellow Sea boundary today. It forced South Korean islanders to take shelter the day after the North raised tensions by threatening ... Residents of five nearby South Korean islands were evacuated into shelters. Kim said the North's exercise was a “premeditated provocation and an attempt to  test our military’s determination” ...

  6. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korean propaganda leaflets may spark war, Pyongyang warns

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 02:03pm by AFP

    ... Reunification of Korea said on Wednesday that the South's military scattered leaflets denouncing its regime and leader Kim Jong-un, by using balloons floated from islands near the border ...

  7. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Koreans gather ahead of long-awaited family reunions

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 02:01pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... of a South Korean border island. The Mount Kumgang reunion with 180 North Korean relatives will last until Saturday, after which the South Korean group will return home. Then a group of 88 selected ...

  8. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    'I want to see them before I die': Elderly South Koreans head to reunion with family in North

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 03:09pm by Reuters and AFP

    ... months, the North shelled a South Korean island and Pyongyang threatened nuclear attacks last year. There have been 18 family reunions since the first in 1985 and a total of 18,143 South and North ...

  9. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea to hold live fire drill despite Pyongyang warning

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

    ... on Baengnyeong and Yeonpyeong islands in the Yellow Sea be called off. The message from the North’s top military body, the National Defence Commission (NDC), threatened unspecified “grave consequences” ... Yeonpyeong island in November 2010. South Korea has offered a guarded response to a series of apparently conciliatory gestures made by North Korea in recent weeks, including calls to end all military ...

  10. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South and North Korea family reunion date fails to dispel wariness

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 11:45am by AFP

    ... island. Pyongyang is also pushing for a resumption of six-party talks on its nuclear programme- a long-stalled process involving the two Koreas, China, Japan, Russia and the United States. Since ...




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