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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea brands Shinzo Abe an ‘Asian Hitler’ in state media

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 01:20pm by AFP

    ... occupation of the Korean peninsula and for its claims to Korean island territory. It also took exception to Abe's December visit to the Yasukuni war shrine that honours Japan's war dead ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    US Pacific fleet chief says North Korea is top security concern in Asia

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 04:58pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Harris also expressed concern at China’s declaration of an “air defence identification zone” (ADIZ) over the East China Sea, including over islands disputed with Japan. “We think that the air ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Happy New Year from North Korea: Kim speech praises uncle Jang purge

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 10:16am by Agence France-Presse

    ... accused Pyongyang of torpedoing its warship in March 2010 with the loss of 46 lives. The North angrily denied the charge but went on to shell a border island in November the same year, leaving ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea leader Kim Jong-un may have replaced army chief

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 03:18pm by AFP

    ... island in November 2010 when he commanded the North’s Fourth Army Corps. Kim was only named army chief three months ago. He had previously held the post from 2007-2009. Chang Yong-seok ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Hawkish North Korean general makes a comeback

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Kim Kyok-sik, 75, is seen as a hardliner and reportedly ordered the shelling of Yeonpyeong island in 2010 when he commanded the North's Fourth Army Corps. Four South Koreans, including ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    US warns North Korea over missile attack threats

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 03:58pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... on a South Korean border island, killing four people. Military tensions on the Korean Peninsula have been at an elevated level for months, following December’s rocket launch and the North’s third ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea ups ante in war rhetoric after new UN sanctions

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... island in 2010. State television showed North Korean leader Kim Jong-un preparing for "all-out war" as he visited a frontline military unit involved in the shelling of a South Korean island in 2010 South Korea's new president, Park Geun-hye, who was sworn in less than two weeks ago, said the situation had become "very grave", but vowed to "deal ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea threatens US bases in Okinawa, Guam as 'within range'

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 10:25am by AFP

    ... should not forget that the Andersen base... as well as naval bases at Japan’s main island and Okinawa, are all within the range of our precision target assets,” he said in a statement carried ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    US officials 'secretly visited N Korea twice last year'

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... was responsible for the 2010 shelling of a South Korean island that killed four people, and the sinking of a South Korean naval ship that killed 46 sailors. "I was initially guardedly optimistic ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Seoul and Tokyo look to balance the nuclear arms game with Pyongyang

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... the disputed Diaoyu islands. The long-term prospect of a nuclear Japan is in part feeding debates across conservative security elites in South Korea. Pro-nuke lawmakers from the ruling conservative ...




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