All posts tagged "North Korea"

  • S. Korea test-fires ballistic missile capable of striking North

    By Kim Eun-jung (Yonhap) — South Korea has successfully test-fired an extended range ballistic missile and will develop a longer-range missile capable of striking all parts of North Korea, Seoul’s defense ministry said Friday. South Korea currently...

    • Posted April 4, 2014
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    [HOT LINKS] North Korea names space agency ‘NADA’

    NASA may well be the most-recognized space agency in all the world, so it’s not a big surprise North Korea might want to riff on it when naming its own space agency. That apparent line of...

    • Posted April 3, 2014
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  • South Korean marine LVT-7 landing craft sail to shores through smoke screens during the U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises called Ssangyong,  part of the Foal Eagle military exercises, in Pohang, South Korea, Monday, March 31, 2014.  South Korea said North Korea has announced plans to conduct live-fire drills near the rivals' disputed western sea boundary. The planned drills Monday come after an increase in threatening rhetoric from Pyongyang and a series of rocket and ballistic missile launches in an apparent protest against the annual military exercises by Seoul and Washington.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    Koreas exchange live fire near western sea border

    (Yonhap) — The two Koreas exchanged artillery fire across the western maritime border on Monday after the North staged a live-fire drill that sent artillery shells into southern waters and prompted the evacuation of South Korean islanders....

    • Posted April 1, 2014
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  • N. Korea threatens to make S. Korea pay

    By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea threatened on Friday to settle scores with South Korea over what it claims were atrocities against North Korean fishermen by the South Korean Navy. South Korea’s Navy expressed deep...

    • Posted March 29, 2014
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  • S. Korea seizes N. Korean fishing boat that strayed into its waters: military

    (Yonhap) — South Korea seized a North Korean fishing boat that crossed over the sea demarcation line that separates the two Koreas in the Yellow Sea, the military said Thursday. According to the Joint Chiefs of Staff...

    • Posted March 27, 2014
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    [HOT LINKS] Kim Jong Un haircut mandated for North Korean men?

    — Earlier this month, an unwritten directive was allegedly released in North Korea mandating that all university men must get haircuts to match the country’s leader Kim Jong Un. (AP)

    • Posted March 27, 2014
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    N. Korea fires two ballistic missiles

    By Kang Seung-woo North Korea launched two mid-range missiles into the East Sea, Wednesday. The launches came as leaders of Korea, Japan and the United States held a summit to deal with challenges presented by Pyongyang’s nuclear...

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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