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  1. News - Asia - KOREA

    South Korea sends North formal reunion proposal for families separated by war

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... war. In a telephone message, the South suggested holding discussions on August 23 under Red Cross auspices at the border village of Panmunjom, where the ceasefire ending Korean war hostilities ... that was closed in April at the height of soaring military tensions. The reunion issue is a highly emotional one. The division of Korea in 1945 and the war that followed saw millions of Koreans separated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1297109/south-korea-sends-north-formal-reunion-proposal-families-separated-war
  2. News - Asia - KOREA

    South Korea says Japan must educate its people about war crimes

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:17pm by Associated Press in New York

    ... of fascist forces in World War II and also occupied much of China. Japan issued a formal apology in 1993 over its use of Korean women as sex slaves by its soldiers during the war, but has failed to convince South Korea it is truly contrite. Kim accused Japanese politicians of denying war crimes and said Japan’s failure to educate its people properly about the past was the root cause of its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1049320/south-korea-says-japan-must-educate-its-people-about-war-crimes
  3. News - Asia - KOREA

    Politics intrude at emotional Korean family reunion

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 06:42pm by AFP

    ... divided by the Korean war, the relatives were allowed to meet on their own, without the TV cameras that intruded on their first emotional gathering the day before. The event, held at a mountain ... by the sweep of the 1950-53 Korean war, which saw the frontline yo-yo from the south of the Korean peninsula to the northern border with China and back again. The chaos and devastation separated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1432744/politics-intrude-emotional-korean-family-reunion
  4. News - Asia - KOREA

    North and South Korea to hold rare high-level talks

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 05:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Talks will involve ‘discussions on major inter-Korean issues’ including upcoming family reunions North and South Korea will hold rare high-level government talks on Wednesday, the South’s Unification Ministry announced, ahead of a planned reunion of family members divided by the Korean war. The meeting involving senior officials from the South’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1426005/north-and-south-korea-hold-rare-high-level-talks
  5. News - Asia - KOREA

    North Korean missiles ready for military parade

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 11:50am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... of the Korean War, a report said on Friday. Satellite imagery has revealed more than 10,000 North Korean soldiers practising for the parade at Mirim Airport near Pyongyang, Seoul-based Yonhap news ... is in preparation for the July 27 anniversary since the end of the Korean War, celebrated by the North as the “Day of Victory”, it said. In February, the North’s ruling communist party unveiled plans ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1280938/north-korean-missiles-ready-military-parade
  6. News - Asia - KOREA

    Red Cross chief visits Koreas to discuss reunions

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 02:50pm by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... War and other humanitarian issues Peter Maurer arrived in Pyongyang on Tuesday and plans to visit South Korea to speak to officials there on Friday, the same day that has been proposed ... Korean President Park Geun-hye’s proposal for a reunion next month of families still separated 60 years after the 1950-53 war was widely seen as an attempt to further ease tensions that escalated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1298319/red-cross-chief-visits-koreas-discuss-reunions
  7. News - Asia - KOREA

    South Korea lawmaker arrested in alleged rebellion plot

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 10:03am by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... by the spy agency of holding a secret meeting in May of about 130 party members and discussing strikes on crucial South Korean infrastructure targets should war break out between the Koreas. He allegedly believed that high tensions between the two countries this past spring could lead to war. Lee has denied the allegations, accusing the spy service of staging a communist “witch hunt” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1304561/south-korea-lawmaker-arrested-alleged-rebellion-plot
  8. News - Asia - KOREA

    US ‘pivot’ to Asia cannot be derailed, Biden says

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 04:15pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... is scheduled to tour the demilitarised zone that has separated South and North Korea since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War. His visit comes just days after South Korea’s intelligence agency reported ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1374536/us-pivot-asia-cannot-be-derailed-biden-says
  9. KOREA

    Japanese hope to bring remains back from N Korea

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 03:29pm

    ... Associated Press in Pyongyang A Japanese delegation is heading to Pyongyang in a bid to bring back the remains of relatives who died in North Korea during World War II. The 10-day trip ... diplomatic ties with Japan, which colonized Korea from 1910 until its World War II defeat in 1945. Seishinkai members will visit the graves of Japanese who died in Korea in the closing stages ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1024485/japanese-hope-bring-remains-back-n-korea
  10. News - Asia - KOREA

    South Korea, US to conduct joint military drill

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 05:31pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... as an “all-out war rehearsal”. The South Korea-US Combined Forces Command (CFC) will conduct the Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise from August 19 through to August 30, the CFC said in a press statement. ... exercise, there was no official reaction from Pyongyang. Pyongyang has previously reacted angrily to such drills, branding them all-out war rehearsals and vowing to bolster its “nuclear deterrence”. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1295783/south-korea-us-conduct-joint-military-drill

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