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31 min ago | SFGate

Seoul: N. Korea fires artillery shells into ocean

North Korea on Monday fired artillery shells into waters near its sea border with South Korea, Seoul's military said, a day after the country test-launched two ballistic missiles in the latest of a series of weapon tests.

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31 min ago | The Island Packet

Seoul: N. Korea fires artillery shells into ocean

A day after launching two ballistic missiles from a base near the border with archrival South Korea, Pyongyang on Monday fired a barrage of artillery shells into waters near its sea border with the South.

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31 min ago | Suria

North Korea fires dozens of artillery...

North Korea fired dozens of artillery shells into the sea Monday in a live-fire drill near the disputed maritime border with South Korea that followed a recent series of missile tests.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Korea Herald

Embassy invites student submissions for contest on Angola

The Angolan Embassy here, along with Busan University of Foreign Studies and Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, organized a competition for students aimed at raising awareness of Angola, including its culture, geography, economy, people and the African country's Portuguese language.

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NewsNet5

Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at home, he was 84 Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at Va. home at 84

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WAPT-TV Jackson

China TV news anchor arrested before airtime

Rui Chenggang's anchor chair was left empty for Friday night's national newscast on China Central Television after prosecutors detained the star journalist shortly before airtime, according to state media.

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Korea Herald

Seoul's population to fall ...

Seoul's population, which currently ranks 29th in the world, will drop by 14 notches by 2030, according to the United Nations' Department of Economics and Social Affairs.

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Korea Herald

Stalled Geumgang tours deepen economic hardships

Six years since operations ceased, the stalled tours to Mount Geumgangsan in North Korea are deepening the despair of program operators, shop owners and residents.

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Korea Herald

Seoul to take wait-and-see stance to messenger app suspension in China

South Korea's ICT ministry said Sunday it will take a wait-and-see approach over recent interruptions to South Korean mobile messenger services in China and will continue efforts to find the cause.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

North Korea launches missiles in latest test-fire

North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into the sea on Sunday, South Korea said, the latest in a series of test-firings seen as expressions of anger over the North's failure to win talks on receiving outside aid, and over U.S.-South Korean military drills.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

North Korea launches missiles in latest test-fire

North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into the sea on Sunday, South Korea said, the latest in a series of test-firings seen as expressions of anger over the North's failure to win talks on receiving outside aid, and over U.S.-South Korean military drills.

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WTOP-FM Washington

North Korea launches missiles in latest test-fire

A TV news program reports on missiles launched by North Korea at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, July 13, 2014.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Seoul: North Korea again test-fires projectiles

The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally will run out of money by mid-August unless Congress approves President Barack Obama's emergency request for $3.7... A key Republican said Friday that President Barack Obama's multibillion-dollar emergency request for the border is too big to get ... (more)

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Switched

Former Korean 'Comfort Women' Allegedly Sex Trafficked For U.S. Troops Sue Own Government

Cho Myung-ja ran away from home as a teenager to escape a father who beat her, finding her way to the red light district in a South Korean town that hosts a large U.S. Army garrison.

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Asia News Network

SEOUL: Samsung, Kakao may enter mobile payment market

South Korean tech giants Samsung Electronics and Kakao are expected to muscle into the domestic mobile payment market, which has long been dominated by financial companies, industry sources said.

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Asian Correspondent

Messaging app competition heats up In Southeast Asia

A woman opens Kakao Talk, a South Korean mobile messaging app with more than 60 million users, on her smartphone in Seoul.

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Korean News

Frantic Suppression of South Headquarters of Pomminryon under Fire

The south Korean authorities are now getting more frantic in their suppression of the South Headquarters of the Pan-national Alliance for Korea's Reunification , according to Thongil News, an internet paper of south Korea.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Suria

North Korea condemns visit by US...

North Korea on Saturday condemned a port visit by a US aircraft carrier to the South as a "reckless" act of provocation following proposals by Pyongyang to ease cross-border tensions.

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RedOrbit

Smartphone Makers Should Provide More Bling For...

Researchers from the United States and South Korea have delved into one of the more personal aspects of the lives of citizens in North America and Asia to demonstrate another major difference between the East and the West.

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The Japan Times

Seoul hotel rejects Japan Embassy party while museum cancels 'One Piece' exhibit

The Lotte Hotel, one of the largest luxury hotels in Seoul, has decided against hosting a regularly held reception organized by the Japanese Embassy to commemorate the establishment of the Self-Defense Forces out of fear of demonstrations, a hotel source said.

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