All posts tagged "North Korea"

  • (From top) TR-6X, Devil Killer and Korean WIG Ship
    S. Korea’s new anti-NK weapons “made for worst”

    By Ko Dong-hwan Korea’s recently-released military equipments and weapons are marked with such distinguished technological sophistication some reports called them an arsenal born to kill North Korea’s most reputable ordnance. One example is the tilt-rotor-type drone called...

    • Posted February 28, 2014
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  • This photo was released by North Korea back in January of 2009. (Yonhap)
    N. Korea fires 4 missiles

    By Kim Tae-gyu North Korea launched what are believed to be four short-ranged ballistic missiles off its eastern coast Thursday, chilling the recent optimism over inter-Korean relations following reunions of family members separated by the Korean War...

    • Posted February 27, 2014
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  • Family members attempt to hold on to each others’ hands as North Koreans board the bus to part from their South Korean relatives after holding their final reunions at Mt. Geumgang in North Korea’s east coast.
    Reunions raise hopes for better inter-Korean ties

    By Chung Min-uck and Joint Press Corps Elderly South Koreans returned home Tuesday wrapping up six-day inter-Korean family reunions that took place at a time when cross-border relations are experiencing a turnaround after years of tension. A...

    • Posted February 25, 2014
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  • Jang Sa-in, 74, reads a letter from his brother who died in North Korea last year, at his Sadang-dong home in southern Seoul, Thursday. (Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul)
    For many others, reunions put on shelf forever

      By Yoon Sung-won While about 200 separated family members from South and North Korea are enjoying their long-overdue reunions at Mount Geumgang, many more here have to look to them with envy. One of those is...

    • Posted February 21, 2014
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  • N. Korea's Winter Olympian has gone from six in 2006 Turin to two in 2010 Vancouver to zero in 2014 Sochi. (Newsis)
    N. Korea to miss first Winter Games in 12 years

    IOC official says no one from nation qualified for Games North Korea will miss the Winter Olympic Games for the first time in 12 years. An official with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Tuesday that no North...

    • Posted February 4, 2014
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    Kerry meets family of Kenneth Bae, urges N. Korea to free him

    (Yonhap) U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Tuesday with the family of a Korean-American man jailed in North Korea, apparently in a show of the U.S. government’s commitment to efforts to win his release. “There is no...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • Movie "The Other Side of the Mountain" (New Jersey Film Festival Website)
    NK movie to be screened in US

    Jan 24 at the New Jersey Film Festival The first co-production film between North Korea and the United States will be screened during the opening ceremony for the New Jersey Film Festival 2014, which kicks off on...

    • Posted January 15, 2014
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