All posts tagged "war"

  • (File-AP)
    Korea world’s biggest arms importer

    By Rachel Lee South Korea was the world’s biggest arms importer last year, according to a U.S. congressional study on the global arms trade. The Congressional Research Service annual report shows that the government bought arms and...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • Members of the World Peace Freedom United, a conservative civic group, urge the government to continue action against the North during a press conference in Gwanghwamun, Seoul.  (Yonhap)
    S. Korean public backs stern reaction to Pyongyang

    By Kim Se-jeong One day after the two Koreas traded fire across the demilitarized zone (DMZ), public sentiment was tough on the North, with many people insisting Seoul continue its loudspeaker propaganda campaign. They said the odds...

    • Posted August 21, 2015
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  • Kim Jong-un poses with North Korean military. (KCNA/Yonhap)
    N. Korea says it is ready to go to ‘all-out war’

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea warned Saturday that it is prepared to go to an “all-out war” to defend itself, further heightening tensions with South Korea in the wake of an exchange of artillery fire across their...

    • Posted August 21, 2015
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  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, center, visits the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun. (Yonhap/KCNA)
    N. Korea says opening of UN human rights office in South will lead to war

      Ever since the United Nations opened up a human rights office in South Korea on June 23, North Korea has felt the need to publicly rebuke the move on several occasions. The U.N. made it clear...

    • Posted June 29, 2015
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  • South Korean activists send anti-Pyonyang leaflets over the norther border. (NEWSis)
    S. Korea divided on activist efforts, North calls leaflets a ‘declaration of war’

    North Korean defectors in South Korea are continuing to stage anti-Pyongyang demonstrations despite repercussions that are instigating border tensions. An activist at the Seoul-based non-profit group Fighters for Free North Korea told The Korea Times that the...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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  • Lee Tae-ki
    45 years later, N.Y. Japanese Korean woman finds lost brother

    By Ham Ji-ha In New York, an 81-year-old Japanese Korean woman, in increasingly poor health, sought out the help of the Korean Consulate General in hopes of finding her lost brother after 45 years. It was Fujimoto’s...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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  • (Korea Times file)
    N. Korea declares 2015 year of unification, gears up for all-out war: Seoul

    By Oh Seok-min SEOUL (Yonhap) — With a goal to achieve national reunification in 2015, North Korea has geared up for all-out wars by conducting tactical training and boosting its attack capabilities, Seoul’s defense ministry said Tuesday....

    • Posted October 7, 2014
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