Roundup: Tensions rise on Korean Peninsula after DPRK's nuke test

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SEOUL, Jan. 11 — Tensions rose on the Korean Peninsula after the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s nuclear test last week as the rival Koreas resumed propaganda broadcasts and the US forces sent a B-52 bomber as part of retaliatory measures.

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Roundup: Inter-Korean tensions rise on mine explosion, military exercise

August 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Roundup: Inter-Korean tensions rise on mine explosion, military exercise 

SEOUL, Aug. 11 — Tensions between South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) have escalated as two South Korean soldiers were maimed by landmines on the South side of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) ahead of the scheduled annual war games between Seoul and Washington.

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China-DPRK border trade zone approved

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SHENYANG, July 13 — A border trade zone between china and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), located in northeast China's Liaoning Province, has been approved, the provincial government announced on Monday.

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New, modern terminal of Pyongyang Int'l Airport now operational

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PYONGYANG, July 2 — The newly completed terminal of Pyongyang International Airport, which the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) says is "a model edifice in the Songun era," was officially put into use starting Wednesday after a topping out ceremony held here in the morning.

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S.Korea's business delegation heads for Kaesong amid wage row with DPRK

May 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on S.Korea's business delegation heads for Kaesong amid wage row with DPRK 

SEOUL, May 15 — A group of South Korean businessmen representing businesses running factories in the Kaesong industrial complex headed for the border town of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) amid the ongoing wage row between the two sides.

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Pyongyang kicks off spring int'l trade fair

May 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pyongyang kicks off spring int'l trade fair 

PYONGYANG, May 11 — The 18th Pyongyang spring international trade fair opened here Monday at the Three-Revolution Exhibition House in the capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

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S. Korea urges DPRK to adopt reform, dialogue

February 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on S. Korea urges DPRK to adopt reform, dialogue 

SEOUL, Feb. 16 — South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Monday urged the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to adopt reform and dialogue to walk a path of development and growth.

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N. Korea disputes U.N. rights report after defector changes story

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on N. Korea disputes U.N. rights report after defector changes story 

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 — North Korea on Wednesday dismissed a U.N. report denouncing Pyongyang's human rights record, calling it "a fraudulent document" based on false testimonies, after Shin Dong Hyuk, a high-profile defector, recanted parts of his story about life in the country's prison camps.

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China welcomes DPRK-U.S. dialogue on Korean Peninsula denuclearization

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on China welcomes DPRK-U.S. dialogue on Korean Peninsula denuclearization 

BEIJING, Jan. 20 — china on Tuesday said it welcomed the dialogue between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States on Monday in Singapore, calling for an early resumption of the six-party talks on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

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UN assures DPRK of help to facilitate dialogue with Republic of Korea

January 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on UN assures DPRK of help to facilitate dialogue with Republic of Korea 

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 15 — The United Nations has assured the Democratic Republic of Korea (DPRK) it would be doing all within its power to foster dialogue to reduce tension on the Korean Peninsula, a UN spokesman said Wednesday.

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