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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

    ... by South Korean marines based on islands near the disputed western sea border. Xi's decision to visit Seoul before Pyongyang was seen as a pointed snub to North Korea, with Beijing's ...

  2. 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

    ... in the area were ordered to return to port. In 2010, North Korea fired artillery at the island, killing two civilians and two marines. Kang Myeong-sung, a Yeonpyeong resident, said that hundreds ...

  3. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea, US launch largest-ever air drill amid border tensions with the North

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 10:31am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... fighters will take part along with US Air Force F-15 and F-16s and US Marines’ FA-18 and EA-18 aircraft. “The combined air forces will strengthen their battle readiness under the current situation ...

  4. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    US military helicopter crashes near South Korea's border with North

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... was taking part in an annual South Korea-United States joint military exercise called "Foal Eagle". The crew of the crashed helicopter belonged to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit ...

  5. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    N Korea threatens repeat of island shelling

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 06:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Yeongpyeong, South Korea

    ... killed two South Korean marines and two civilians in one of the most serious border incidents since the 1950-1953 Korean War. The North said the attack was in response to a live-fire drill ... live just 1.5 kilometres from the disputed border, are now outnumbered by the marines posted there. Last month, President Lee Myung-bak paid a surprise visit to the island and spoke ...

  6. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea marks shelling of border island by North

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 09:59am by Agence France-Presse in Yeonpyeong

    ... of a fresh attack from Pyongyang. The November 23 attack on Yeonpyeong island killed two South Korean marines and two civilians in one of the most serious border incidents since the 1950-1953 Korean ... in and around the island involving the Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force, under various North Korea attack scenarios. Defence officials stressed that no live artillery rounds were used in an apparent ...

  7. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Yeonpyeong islanders remain defiant, two years after North Korean attack

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... activity. It is garrisoned by some of the fiercest troops in Asia - South Korean marines - who are digging in deep. Firing points overlook crossroads, artillery is positioned in bunkers in rugged ... numbers, but a marine admitted Yeonpyeong's military population now outnumbers its 1,987 civilians. Could there be another attack? Yeonpyeong and other South Korean islands off the North ...



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