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  1. China says South Korea THAAD anti-missile system would undermine trustRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    China says that South Korea's decision to deploy the US antimissile defense system to counter threats from North Korea harms the foundation of trust between China and South Korea. Seoungju residents chant slogans during a protest against the government's decision on deploying a US THAAD anti-missile defense unit in Seongju, South Korea, Thursday.

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  2. Chinese, North Korean envoys meet amid strained tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    North Korea's new top envoy sat down with his Chinese counterpart in Vientiane on Monday with relations between Pyongyang and Beijing on edge as North Korea pursues its internationally condemned A nuclear programme. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho was making his first appearance at a major diplomatic gathering in his new role.

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    11 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has criticised South Korea's move to deploy an advanced U.S. anti-missile defence system to counter threats from North Korea, saying it harmed the foundation of their mutual trust, news reports said on Monday. The announcement by South Korea and the United States this month that they would deploy a Terminal High Altitude Area Defence unit has already drawn protests from Beijing that it would destabilize regional security.

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  4. South Korea's THAAD anti-missile decision harms foundation of trust, says ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Vientiane, Laos on July 25, 2016. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has criticised South Korea's move to deploy an advanced US anti-missile defence system to counter threats from North Korea.

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  5. Senior China officer says anti-missile system will worsen tensionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Reuters

    A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test, in this undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency. U.S. Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency/Handout via... Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has criticized South Korea's move to deploy an advanced U.S. anti-missile defense system to counter threats from North Korea, saying it harmed the foundation of their mutual trust, news reports said on Monday.

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  6. Seoul says THAAD decision is due to Pyon...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Seoul's recent decision to deploy an advanced U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea was triggered by North Korea's increasing nuclear ambitions, the unification ministry said Monday, amid the North's continued bashing of the deployment plan. North Korea has stepped up its criticisms against the South after July 8 when the plan was announced to allow the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system in the country by 2017.

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  7. Former Saenuri whip repeats nuclear arms callRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    A former floor leader of the ruling Saenuri party said Monday that South Korea should declare nuclear armament if North Korea conducts more nuclear tests. Rep. Won Yoo-chul urged the government to shift its long-held denuclearization initiative and to pledge that it would develop nuclear weapons if Pyongyang runs a fifth nuclear test.

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  8. Diplomatic battle heats up at ARFRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    A diplomatic battle heated up at a regional security conference in Vientiane, Laos, on Tuesday, heightened by the much-anticipated meeting between foreign ministers of China and North Korea for the first time in two years. The regional players have been facing the daunting diplomatic tasks of dealing with North Korea's nuclear program, the planned deployment of U.S. missile defense assets in South Korea and the South China Sea disputes.

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  9. Japan, South Korea agree to move forward on 'comfort women' settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and his South Korean counterpart, Yun Byung-se, affirmed in Laos on Monday their intention to implement the landmark bilateral settlement on the "comfort women" forced into Japan's military brothels during the war by setting up a foundation this week designed to help the surviving victims. The ministers, who are in the Laotian capital of Vientiane for a series of regional meetings, also confirmed plans for bilateral cooperation and close coordination with the United States in dealing with North Korea as they stay on alert for a fifth nuclear test or further ballistic missile launches by Pyongyang, a Japanese official said.

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  10. Sanctions disrupt aid agencies in N. KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Ramped-up international sanctions on North Korea have inadvertently disrupted the already challenging work of aid agencies there, those in the field say, with risk-averse banks refusing to transfer funds needed to keep operations running. The sanctions on North Korea carry clear exemptions for aid work in a country where an estimated 18 million people need some sort of humanitarian assistance Aid shipments have also been held up or blocked indefinitely at Chinese customs in confusion over what is covered by the significantly upgraded UN sanctions imposed in March following Pyongyang's fourth nuclear test earlier in the year.

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  11. Seoul to set up N. Korean human rights foundationRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    South Korea will establish a foundation in September to better study human rights situations in North Korea and develop related policies, the unification ministry said Monday. The government plans to inject about 25 billion won annually into the 50-member foundation under the North Korean Human Rights Act, which is set to take effect Sept.

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  12. Ruling party lawmaker advocates Korea's nuke armamentRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    A former floor leader of the ruling Saenuri Party said Monday that South Korea should also develop nuclear weapons if Pyongyang's provocation continues, adding the country's security is being threatened as U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump openly spoke about the withdrawal of troops from the Korean Peninsula. "As Trump is openly calling for the pull out of U.S. troops from South Korea, the country's security is like a candlelight facing a storm," Rep. Won Yoo-chul claimed, adding the country should also develop its own nuclear weapons capability to deal with Pyongyang's ever-growing threat.

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  13. Alejandro Cao de Benos North Korea nuclear nuke threat 10 minutes US America warRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Star

    That's the claim from Kim Jong-un's man in Europe, Alejandro Cao de Benos, who says the threats are not just "empty words". And when they strike America, Washington will have nobody to blame but itself, he says, accusing President Obama of having blood on his hands.

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  14. The divide over missile defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    China and Russia have condemned the plan announced by Washington and Seoul to deploy an advanced U.S. missile defense system in South Korea in response to North Korea's repeated ballistic missile and nuclear weapons tests, charging that deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system would harm security in Northeast Asia. While deployment of the system - designed to intercept ballistic missiles while they are still at a high altitude - is supposedly aimed at countering Pyongyang's nuclear and missile threats, Beijing and Moscow argue that it would pose a threat to their own national security.

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  15. Flashpoints-strewn regional security forum kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    The two Koreas, the U.S., China, Japan and other major regional powers are embarking on a diplomatic race this week at a security forum in Vientiane amid tension over North Korea's ceaseless military provocations and the planned stationing of U.S. anti-missile assets here. Foreign ministers from around the Asia Pacific began to touch down in the Laotian capital on Sunday for the ASEAN Regional Forum, the region's largest security conference organized by the 10-nation Southeast Asian bloc.

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  16. Japan urges nations to deny North Koreans work, reducing source of nuclear-linked cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    The Japanese government has been stepping up efforts with the United States and South Korea to urge countries that have been accepting workers from North Korea to no longer do so in a bid to cut off financing for Pyongyang's nuclear and missile development plans, sources close to the matter said Saturday. Defying U.N. Security Council resolutions and warnings from the international community, North Korea has conducted four nuclear tests, most recently in January, as well as rocket launches using ballistic missile technology.

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  17. Korea to hold bilateral talks with Japan, U.S. at ASEAN gatheringRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    South Korea will hold bilateral talks with Japan and the United States on the sidelines of an annual ASEAN event to discuss North Korea's nuclear ambitions and other issues of mutual concern, informed sources said Sunday. Top diplomats from regional powers and Asia-Pacific countries kicked off their three-day gathering in the Laotian capital of Vientiane, where they will hold a series of meetings led by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

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  18. Korea's FM Yun to highlight Pyongyang's nuke threat at ASEAN meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    South Korea's Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se said Saturday that he will drive home the fact that North Korea's nuclear and missile threats stretch beyond the neighboring regions and affect the entire international community as he joins a series of meetings led by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. He made the remarks in a brief meeting with reporters at Incheon International Airport before leaving for the Laotian capital of Vientiane where he will hold talks with his ASEAN counterparts in the days to come.

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  19. American man detained in North Korea had 30 guards to himself -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Silicon Alley Insider

    An American missionary who spent almost two years in a North Korean labor camp, where 30 guards watched over only him as he toiled for more than eight hours a day, says they wanted to know all about America. How much does a house cost? Does everyone really own their own home and car? Those were the questions Kenneth Bae was asked by locals who were clueless about life in the United States.

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  20. S. Korean Opponents Argue THAAD May Do More Harm Than GoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Big News Network.com

    Thousands of residents from the planned deployment site of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense missile defense system rallied in the South Korean capital Thursday to denounce the system as a health and safety threat to their communities. Peace activists also held a press briefing in Seoul to make the case against the THAAD system on national security grounds, saying it will escalate regionals tensions, alienate Chinese and Russian support for North Korean sanctions and validate Pyongyang's nuclear program.

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