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  1. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korean propaganda leaflets may spark war, Pyongyang warns

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Pyongyang threatens to retaliate over South's propaganda, ship seizure N Korea says fliers may spark war North Korea said yesterday its relations with South Korea had been driven into a "catastrophic" phase again, and warned the scattering of anti-Pyongyang leaflets could spark a war. The statement came hours after Pyongyang's ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea fires two short-range missiles ahead of Xi Jinping's visit to Korean peninsula

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 10:10am

    ... resumption of harsh rhetoric earlier this year. The two Koreas also earlier exchanged artillery fire along a disputed western sea boundary. The Korean Peninsula officially remains in a state of war because the 1950-53 Korean war ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty. ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China's fallen return six decades after Korean war

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 03:21am by AP, AFP

    ... Chinese soldiers killed in the Korean war were returned yesterday, more than 60 years after an armistice ended the fighting. A plane carrying the caskets arrived in Shenyang, following a handover ... community full of humanitarianism and trust". In the 1950-53 Korean war, China fought on North Korea's side against UN forces led by the United States. The return of the soldiers' ...

  4. News - Asia - ESPIONAGE

    ‘Sex for secrets’ North Korean ex-spy finds herself ostracised and jobless in South

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 06:07pm by AP

    ... are resolved, some former North Korean spies find that life in the South can be pretty good. They write books, land television gigs, work for think tanks and in general benefit from their new home’s ... of Seoul. She has two big strikes against her. There are allegations that she was merely a low-level informant whose deeds were inflated by South Korean officials eager to make Pyongyang look bad, ...

  5. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Japan and South Korea take different approaches to North Korean kidnap victims

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:30pm by Reuters

    ... six decades after a truce suspended the fighting in the 1950-53 Korean war. In March, Yokota's parents met their 28-year-old North Korean granddaughter, Kim Eun- gyong, as well as Kim ... a Japanese national abducted by North Korean agents on her way home from school a year earlier. They lived together and had a daughter, but the relationship ended when Yokota committed suicide, ...

  6. News - China Insider - Cultural Heritage

    Ondol, or Kang? Chinese, Koreans in war of words over who invented the traditional heated bed

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 06:29pm by Chris Luo and Audrey Yoo

    ... Chris Luo and Audrey Yoo The South Korean government is mulling over whether to apply for Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) status for its “ondol,” a traditional underfloor heating ... Ondol is a Korean traditional architecture that involves transferring heat from a stove to an adjoining room via horizontal smoke passages under a thick, raised masonry floor. This makes homes ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Manhunt on for South Korean border guard who killed five fellow soldiers

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:57am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Manhunt for soldier who shot dead five comrades A military manhunt was under way yesterday for a South Korean soldier who shot and killed five members of his ... Korean border. The post was located just outside the demilitarised zone (DMZ)- a buffer strip that runs the full length of the 250-kilometre frontier. The spokesman said the five wounded soldiers ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean soldier who killed five captured alive after shooting himself

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 11:27am by AFP

    ... to the North. The site of Saturday's shooting is just south of the demilitarised zone, a buffer strip that runs the full length of the 250km frontier. Because the 1950-53 Korean war ended with a ceasefire rather than a peace treaty, the two Koreas technically remain at war. Many of the South Korean soldiers on border duty are young male recruits doing their mandatory two-year military ...

  9. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINUSULA

    South Korean navy fires warning shots at North’s ships crossing Yellow Sea border

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 12:58pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... which was unilaterally drawn by the US-led United Nations forces after the 1950-53 Korean War. The border has been the scene of brief but bloody naval clashes in 1999, 2002 and 2009. The Korean conflict ended in an armistice instead of a peace treaty and technically the two Koreas are still at war. It is not rare for North Korean patrol boats and fishing boats to cross the unmarked sea ...




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