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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Crashed drone found in South Korea took photos of presidential palace in Seoul

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:53pm by Reuters

    ... barrage between North and South Korea near a disputed maritime border. The South's military has been criticised for failing to spot or stop the unidentified aircraft that entered its airspace ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Search continues for missing 277 after South Korea ferry capsizes en route to Jeju

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:48am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Jindo Massive search under way in South Korea to rescue passengers, many of whom are teenagers 277 missing after ferry sinks South Korean coastguards and navy divers were working frantically under floodlights to find 277 people still missing after a ferry capsized in what could be the country’s worst maritime disaster in over 20 years. They will also be seeking ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea protests to Japan over videoed claim to disputed islets

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 11:00pm by AFP

    ... a tiny group of islets at the heart of a territorial dispute, demanding Tokyo remove it. The film, published on Wednesday by the Japanese foreign ministry on its own website and on YouTube, ... with China over another set of disputed islands. Japan's foreign ministry also published this week a video reasserting its claim to the islands- called the Senkakus by Tokyo and Diaoyus ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea arms warships with new cruise missile

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... completed a military hovercraft base at Koampo on its southwestern coast, which could be used to attack South Korean islands near the disputed Yellow Sea border. The maritime boundary was the scene ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea’s railway workers end strike over rail reform plan

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 03:44pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... weeks of delays and cancellations in the country’s train and subway services across the country. The dispute also sparked a mass rally in downtown Seoul on Saturday involving at least 20,000 ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Seoul to return remains of Chinese soldiers killed in Korean war

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 11:18pm by AFP

    ... in the 1950-53 conflict. Casualty figures remain disputed but Western estimates commonly cite a figure of 400,000 Chinese deaths, while Chinese sources mention a toll of about 180,000. More than 700 ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea to deploy guided missiles at sea border with North

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 01:29pm

    ... the Chosun Ilbo daily cited a Seoul military official as saying. The two islands are Baengnyeong, the closest island to the disputed maritime border, and Yeonpyeong, which was shelled by the North ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean schools to teach about Dokdo islands dispute

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korean children will be taught about Dokdo chain, which is also claimed by Japan Young get lessons on islands dispute South Korean schoolchildren ... to Koreans as the East Sea, are called Takeshima in Japan and are the subject of a decades-old territorial dispute. Japan held an annual rally last week to promote its claim to the island chain. ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean navy to block film on sinking of Cheonan

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Navy seeks to block film on sinking South Korean navy officials filed an injunction yesterday against the release of a documentary questioning Seoul's claim that North Korea was behind the 2010 sinking of the warship Cheonan. The naval corvette sank with the loss of 46 lives on the night of March 26, 2010 near the South's disputed Yellow ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea hails new military pact with US

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 03:25pm by AFP

    ... troops stationed in South Korea with the option to bring in reinforcements from its military bases in Japan. The “provocative” scenarios envisaged by the new pact include maritime border ...




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