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N Korea boycotts factory complex

Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 11:14
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Kaesong

North Koreans fail to report for work at Kaesong Industrial Complex, suspending one of the few points of co-operation between the Koreas.
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North Korean warning to foreigners

Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 10:44
related countries: Japan Japan, North Korea North Korea
related places: Tokyo

North Korea warns foreigners in South Korea to take evacuation measures in case of war as Japan deploys anti-missile batteries in Tokyo.
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VIDEO: S Korea warships 'to track missiles'

Friday, April 5th 2013, 18:09
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea has deployed two warships with missile-defence systems in response to North Korea moving missiles to its east coast.
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S Korea warships 'to track missiles'

Friday, April 5th 2013, 14:05

South Korea deploys two warships with missile-defence systems, reports say, after the North reportedly moved a mid-range missile to the coast.
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N Korea 'moves mid-range missile'

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 19:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: North

South Korea's foreign minister says the North has moved a mid-range missile to its east coast, but says it is not aimed at the US mainland.
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VIDEO: The Korean crisis - in 90 seconds

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 18:08
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North and South Korea have technically been at war since the 1950s. Should we really be worried about the current round of sabre-rattling?
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US 'will defend self and S Korea'

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 1:06
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US will defend itself and its "treaty ally" South Korea in the face of North Korean threats, Secretary of State John Kerry says.
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VIDEO: Seoul's underground 'super highway'

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 0:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Seoul

The BBC's Underground World looks at what it is like to be a commuter in London and Seoul.
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'No extra' N Korea military activity

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, 5:54
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US says it sees no signs of increased military activity in North Korea, as it positions a warship close to South Korea's coast.
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VIDEO: Views from Korean border crossing

Monday, April 1st 2013, 15:12
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Lucy Williamson reports from the border between North and South Korea, as South Korea's president promises a swift military response to any provocation from the North.
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S Korea pledge over North threats

Monday, April 1st 2013, 12:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sunday, North

South Korea promises a "strong response" to any North Korean aggression, amid high tensions after Pyongyang warned of entering a "state of war".
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N Korea in 'state of war' with South

Saturday, March 30th 2013, 12:58
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

North Korea says it is entering a "state of war" with South Korea, in the latest escalation of rhetoric against its neighbour and the US.
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South Korea lowers growth forecast

Thursday, March 28th 2013, 5:56

South Korea cuts its growth forecast for the second time in three months, amid a slowdown in its exports.
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N Korea cuts South military hotline

Wednesday, March 27th 2013, 12:16
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korea says it is cutting a military hotline with South Korea, amid escalating rhetoric and high tension on the peninsula.
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N Korea 'combat posture to hit US'

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 16:41
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea orders artillery and rocket units into "combat posture" to prepare to target US bases, as South Korea marks a deadly warship sinking.
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VIDEO: S Korea: 'Nobody knows the heartbreak'

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 15:46

South Korea has marked the third anniversary of the sinking of the Cheonan warship, which left 46 sailors dead.
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S Korea and US sign military plan

Monday, March 25th 2013, 8:23
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

South Korea and the United States sign a plan providing for a joint response in the event of "provocations" from North Korea.
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South Korea network attack 'a virus'

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 19:16

Disruption to the computer networks of broadcasters and banks in South Korea appears to have been caused by a virus, an official tells the BBC.
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'Deterrent' US B-52s fly in S Korea

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 11:47
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US is flying nuclear-capable B-52 bombers over South Korea, in what it says is a response to escalating North Korean rhetoric.
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S Korean PM visits border island

Thursday, March 14th 2013, 9:37
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea's prime minister visits an island identified by the North as a potential military target, amid rising tension in the peninsula.
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Drills begin amid Korea tensions

Monday, March 11th 2013, 5:41
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US and South Korea begin annual military exercises amid high tensions with North Korea in the wake of a UN sanctions vote.
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VIDEO: N Korea threatens over sanctions

Friday, March 8th 2013, 18:51
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korea has announced it has scrapped all of its peace pacts with South Korea, cutting off the hotline between the nations' capital cities.
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China warns against Korea escalation

Friday, March 8th 2013, 12:25
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang, Seoul

China urges both Koreas and their allies to remain calm, after Pyongyang said it had torn up all peace deals with Seoul and threatened nuclear strikes.
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N Korea ends peace pacts with South

Friday, March 8th 2013, 9:51
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korea is scrapping all non-aggression pacts with South Korea, closing its hotline and a border crossing, hours after the UN passed new sanctions.
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South Korea warns on North threat

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 7:48
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

South Korea's military warns it will respond to any provocation from North Korea, after Pyongyang's threat to scrap the Korean War armistice.
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S Korea's Park warns over 'deadlock'

Monday, March 4th 2013, 5:44

South Korea's President Park Geun-hye warns political deadlock over plans to reorganise government is damaging the economy and security.
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VIDEO: S Korea swears in first female president

Monday, February 25th 2013, 5:41

The daughter of South Korea's former dictator Park Chung-hee has made history after she was inaugurated as the country's first woman president.
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Park sworn in as S Korea president

Monday, February 25th 2013, 4:38

Park Geun-hye promises a tough stance on national security and an era of economic revival as she is sworn in as South Korea's president.
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Park Geun-hye's economic challenge

Sunday, February 24th 2013, 22:20

Can the new president fix South Korea's economy?
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North Korea threatens South Korea

Tuesday, February 19th 2013, 18:05

North Korea has been criticised for remarks about the "final destruction" of South Korea made during a UN debate on disarmament
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VIDEO: Moonies' mass wedding in S Korea

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 13:57

Some 3,500 couples have been married in South Korea in the first mass wedding ceremony organised by the Unification Church since its founder's death.
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Thousands at Moonie mass wedding

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 5:58

Thousands of people are married in South Korea in the first mass wedding organised by the Unification Church since the death of its founder.
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North Korea tests nuclear device

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 11:43
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

North Korea carries out its third, most powerful nuclear test despite UN warnings, and says "even stronger" action may follow.
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'Multiple' N Korea tests warning

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 10:25
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

US and South Korea warn North Korea not to carry out another nuclear test, as South Korea's president suggests more than one test could be planned.
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South Korea-US naval drills begin

Monday, February 4th 2013, 7:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: North

South Korea begins three days of joint naval exercises with the US, in a show of strength as the North threatens to carry out a nuclear test.
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S Korea jails key business leader

Friday, February 1st 2013, 4:52

The chairman of one of South Korea's largest conglomerates, SK Group, is sentenced to four years in prison for embezzling company funds.
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