All posts tagged "N. Korea"

  • North Korea, Japan agree to investigate abductions and lift sanctions

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea and Japan agreed to carry out a full-scale investigation into the abduction of Japanese citizens and lift sanctions against the North at ongoing talks in Sweden, the North’s state-run media said Thursday....

    • Posted May 29, 2014
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  • Mr. Kim Myung-do, now 90-years old, cannot wait to see his sister again. (Newsis)
    Koreas agree to hold family reunions this month

    (Yonhap) — South and North Korea agreed Wednesday to stage reunions later this month for families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War. The reunions — the first since October 2010 — will be held at Mount Kumgang,...

    • Posted February 5, 2014
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  • North Korean military exercise. (Yonhap)
    N. Korea threatens to strike South “without notice” via fax

    By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, Dec. 20 (Yonhap) — North Korea has threatened to strike South Korea in response to conservatives’ anti-Pyongyang rallies here on the second death anniversary of its leader Kim Jong-il earlier this week, the...

    • Posted December 20, 2013
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  • A military parade is under way at the plaza of the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun in Pyongyang on Dec. 16, 2013 to commemorate the second anniversary of the death of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il. The North Korean soldiers said they are ready to die to defend leader Kim Jong-un. (KCNA-Yonhap)
    N. Korean provocations cannot be ruled out: Park

    By Kim Tae-gyu President Park Geun-hye said Monday the government should be ready for any possibilities in the wake of last week’s execution of North Korea’s No. 2 man, Jang Song-thaek, the uncle of leader Kim Jong-un,...

    • Posted December 16, 2013
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  • South Korean "defectors" handed over by North Korea, Friday, go through entry procedures at the truce border village of Panmunjeom in Paju, Gyeonggi Province. / Courtesy of Ministry of Unification
    N. Korea Returns 6 “Defectors” to S. Korea

      By Chung Min-uck North Korea handed over six South Korean “defectors” at the truce village of Panmunjom on Friday. The six men crossed over into the South’s side of the village at around 4:50 p.m. KST,...

    • Posted October 25, 2013
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  • South and North Korean troops stand guard at the neutral border village of Panmunjom. (Yonhap file photo)
    N. Korea to Return Six S. Koreans

    (Yonhap) North Korea informed Seoul that it will return six South Koreans who have been detained for illegally entering the country, a government official said. “The North sent an official notice on Thursday that the six will...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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    N. Korean Celebration

    PHOTO NEWS N. Korea celebrates party foundation  A North Korean singing troupe performs in Pyongyang on Oct. 14, 2013 to celebrate the 68th anniversary of the foundation of the North’s ruling Workers’ Party of Korea. (Yonhap) (END)

    • Posted October 16, 2013
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