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  1. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    N Korean leader Kim Jong-un directs island assault drill, state media reports

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 02:49pm by AFP

    ... Jinping's recent visit to Seoul Kim holds island-assault drill in warning to South North Korean leader Kim Jong-un warned the South would "regret bitterly" any incursion of their disputed sea border as he directed a large-scale mock assault on an island, state media reported yesterday. The joint landing drill involving the army, navy and air force followed a series of missile ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1547343/n-korean-leader-kim-jong-un-directs-island-assault-drill-state-media
  2. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

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

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

    ... Korean and Japanese maritime forces in waters off the southern island of Jeju for two days starting on July 21, it said. The NDC recently called for both the North and the South to halt all ... for a lowering of military tensions with South Korea, even as leader Kim Jong-un oversaw firing drills on an island near the sensitive maritime border. A government statement carried by KCNA said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552936/north-korea-slams-us-over-aircraft-carriers-visit-south
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1462758/south-korea-recovers-suspected-north-korean-drone-baengnyeong-island
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1462406/unidentified-drone-crashes-south-korean-border-island-yonhap-reports
  5. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North and South Korean warships exchange fire in disputed area of Yellow Sea

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 06:38pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Seoul Residents on a nearby island were evacuated to underground shelters Ships exchange artillery fire in disputed waters North and South Korean warships exchanged ... the South Korean vessel but missed, or if the shells were not meant to hit the ship. Officials said that residents on the frontline Yeonpyeong Island were evacuated to shelters, and fishing boats ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1517955/north-korea-fires-disputed-waters-near-south-warship-reports
  6. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korean shelling a warning, not an attack, says Seoul

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 12:38pm by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... on a frontline island to flee to bomb shelters, is the latest sign of rising animosity between the divided countries in recent weeks. North Korea has conducted a string of artillery drills and missile ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1518554/north-korean-shelling-warning-not-attack-says-seoul
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1462007/koreas-trade-fire-over-disputed-sea-border
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1463182/south-korea-suspects-two-crashed-drones-likely-have-come-north-korea
  9. 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” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1460990/n-korea-will-not-rule-out-new-nuclear-test-kcna
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1460225/n-korea-warns-war-over-souths-anti-pyongyang-leaflets

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