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Japan to test N. Korea’s stance on abduction issue in 3-day talks

27-May-2014 Intellasia | Global Post | 6:00 AM

Japan and North Korea are set on Monday to start three days of negotiations in Sweden, with Tokyo poised to get Pyongyang to agree to reinvestigate the fates of Japanese [...]
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North Korean ‘Executed for Communicating with Outside World’ in South Korea Call

North Korean ‘Executed for Communicating with Outside World’ in South Korea Call

26-May-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

A North Korean citizen has been executed after being caught making contact with South Korea by phone near the Chinese-North Korean border. “At the beginning of this [...]
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Reward Offered for Missing South Korea Ferry Owner

Reward Offered for Missing South Korea Ferry Owner

26-May-2014 Intellasia | ABC News | 6:00 AM

South Korea is offering a $50,000 reward for information about a mysterious missing billionaire who authorities say owns a ferry that sank last month, leaving more than 300 [...]
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S. Korea bashes North for denial of artillery firing

26-May-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea lashed out at North Korea on Friday for denying its surprise artillery firing in the western sea border the previous day, vowing “merciless [...]
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N Korea naval clash a ‘fabrication

26-May-2014 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:00 AM

NORTH Korea has rejected as “sheer fabrication” Seoul’s charges that it fired shells near a South Korean warship. Seoul’s Defence Ministry said two [...]
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N. Korea vows to participate in Asian Games in S.Korea

26-May-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

North Korea said Friday it will send athletes to this year’s Asian Games in South Korea, the first time it has participated in a major sporting event there for more [...]
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Koreas exchange fire near disputed sea boundary

Koreas exchange fire near disputed sea boundary

24-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North and South Korean warships exchanged artillery fire Thursday in disputed waters off the western coast, South Korean military officials said, in the latest sign of rising [...]
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Tourists from Taiwan, China, S. Korean spend the most in Japan

24-May-2014 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Tourists from Taiwan, China and South Korea accounted for 68 percent of spending by all tourists in Japan last year, according to a report by Tokyo’s de facto embassy [...]
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N Korea fires shells at Korean vessel, Seoul says

24-May-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

North Korea fired at least two shells Thursday near a travelling South Korean high-speed patrol boat in the Yellow Sea, the South Korean Defense Ministry said. The shells [...]
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US condemns N. Korea’s artillery shelling toward the South’s ship

24-May-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

The Obama administration criticised North Korea Thursday for firing shells into waters near a South Korean warship. It reiterated calls for Pyongyang to exercise restraint, [...]
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N. Korea fires on S. Korean patrol ship near Yeonpyeong-do Island

24-May-2014 Intellasia | Arirang | 6:00 AM

Naval vessels from the two Koreas traded artillery fire on Thursday, after the North fired shells near a South Korean warship on patrol in the heavily-guarded West Sea. This [...]
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N. Korea denies shelling near S. Korea warship

N. Korea denies shelling near S. Korea warship

24-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Friday rejected as “sheer fabrication” Seoul’s charges that it fired shells near a South Korean warship the previous day. Seoul’s [...]
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N. Korean shelling a likely warning, not attack

N. Korean shelling a likely warning, not attack

24-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s artillery shelling near a South Korean warship patrolling disputed waters was likely a warning, not an attack attempt, Seoul officials and analysts said [...]
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How Japan and N Korea ‘Use’ Each Other

23-May-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

As Clint reported, the Japanese government announced on Monday that it will hold another round of talks with North Korea later this month. Back in March, Pyongyang and Tokyo [...]
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Church compound raided in probe of Korean ferry tragedy

23-May-2014 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

South Korean authorities raided a sprawling compound south of Seoul on Wednesday in an unsuccessful search for a reclusive millionaire with ties to the doomed Sewol ferry. [...]
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