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  1. North Korean politician purged in connection to graft, says sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | UPI

    ... Ilbo reported. Won Dong Yon, the purged deputy head of the United Front, was last seen in December in Kaesong, North Korea. According to RFA's source, both Won and his supervisor Kim Yang Gon were subjected to a month-long investigation for ...

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  2. Cross-Border Agreement Gives Hope to BusinessRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Chosun Ilbo

    An agreement Tuesday between the two Koreas after heightened military tensions revived hopes of more cross-border cooperation. Stocks related to economic cooperation between North and South Korea enjoyed a steep surge the same day, and the Federation of Korean Industries welcomed the news.

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  3. Crisis Talks Give Insight into N.Korean LeadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Chosun Ilbo

    North and South Korea clashed twice since the inauguration of President Park Geun-hye in 2013. The first major confrontation occurred in May of 2013, when the North shut down the inter-Korean Kaesong Industrial Complex, and the second just recently after North Korea planted box mines in the demilitarized zone that maimed two South Korean soldiers.

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  4. Sleepless Nights for Officials in Marathon Cross-Border TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Chosun Ilbo

    North and South Korean officials got little sleep during marathon negotiations to defuse tensions that dragged on for four days in the border truce village of Panmunjom. The first meeting lasted 10 hours from 6:30 p.m. Saturday until 4:15 a.m. Sunday.

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  5. Biz bodies hail inter-Korean deal, vow more economic cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Korea Herald

    South Korea's business community welcomed a landmark deal Tuesday on defusing inter-Korean tensions, pledging to rev up efforts to expand economic ties with North Korea. After days of intensive high-level talks, the Koreas agreed to ease tensions sparked by Pyongyang's landmine attack that injured two South Korean soldiers early this month.

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  6. South Korea talks tough amid heightened tensions with NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Daily Times

    SEOUL: South Korean President Park Geun-hye demanded on Monday that North Korea apologise over recent landmine blasts, even as the bitter rivals held marathon talks to defuse tensions that have brought the peninsula back to the brink of armed conflict. Park said anti-North propaganda broadcasts would continue unless Pyongyang took responsibility for landmine explosions early this month that wounded two South Korean soldiers in the Demilitarised Zone separating the two countries.

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  7. US Forces Korea vigilant as Korean talks stretch into third dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Stars and Stripes

    In this photo provided by the South Korean Unification Ministry, South Korean National Security Director, Kim Kwan-jin, right, and Unification Minister Hong Yong-pyo, second from right, shake hands with Hwang Pyong So, left, North Korea' top political officer for the Korean People's Army, and Kim Yang Gon, a senior North Korean official responsible for South Korean affairs, during their meeting at the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. South Korea and North Korea agreed Saturday to hold their first high-level talks in nearly a year at a border village to defuse mounting tensions that have pushed the rivals to the brink of a possible military confrontation.

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  8. All not so quiet on the DMZ frontRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Marmot's Hole

    The Chosun Ilbo reported back in 2011 that the Goam-po base can house about 60 hovercraft in its hangers . If mobilized all at once, those 60 craft could land 1,800-3,000 North Korean special forces operators on Baengyeongdo within 40 minutes.

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  9. Rival Koreas' high-level meeting adjournedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Erie Times News

    In this photo provided by the South Korean Unification Ministry, South Korean National Security Director, Kim Kwan-jin, right, and Unification Minister Hong Yong-pyo, second from right, shake hands with Hwang Pyong So, left, North Korea' top political officer for the Korean People's Army, and Kim Yang Gon, a senior North Korean official responsible for South Korean affairs, during their meeting at the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. South Korea and North Korea agreed Saturday to hold their first high-level talks in nearly a year at a border village to defuse mounting tensions that have pushed the rivals to the brink of a possible military confrontation.

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  10. North and South Korea hold talks in DMZ in attempt to diffuse tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Daily Mail

    North and South Korea hold talks in attempt to diffuse tensions over loudspeakers broadcasting anti-Pyongyang propaganda across the border South Korean officials have said they will hold talks with officials from North Korea in a bid to defuse tensions. The meeting will take place at the border village of Panmunjom later today, shortly after the deadline set by Pyongyang for Seoul to dismantle loudspeakers broadcasting anti-North Korean propaganda.

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  11. South, North Korea to hold high-level meeting to defuse war fearsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | Fox News

    Aug. 22, 2015: South Korean army soldiers adjust barricades set up on Unification Bridge, which leads to the demilitarized zone, near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. South Korea and North Korea agreed on Saturday to hold high-level talks at the border village of Panmunjom to defuse mounting tensions that have pushed the rivals to the brink of a possible military confrontation.

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  12. S. Korea, US brace for N. Korea deadline as tension mountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | KRNV-TV Reno

    With U.S. and South Korean bombers taking to the skies in a show of force, the allies prepared for a possible military clash Saturday as the North's deadline loomed for Seoul to dismantle loudspeakers broadcasting anti-North Korean propaganda across their border. In the most serious confrontation between the rivals in years, North Korea has declared that its troops are in a "quasi-state of war" and readying for battle if Seoul ignores its Saturday deadline.

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  13. Rival Koreas hold high-level talks to defuse war fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Erie Times News

    In this photo provided by the South Korean Unification Ministry, South Korean National Security Director, Kim Kwan-jin, right, and Unification Minister Hong Yong-pyo, second from right, shake hands with Hwang Pyong So, left, North Korea' top political officer for the Korean People's Army, and Kim Yang Gon, a senior North Korean official responsible for South Korean affairs, during their meeting at the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. South Korea and North Korea agreed Saturday to hold their first high-level talks in nearly a year at a border village to defuse mounting tensions that have pushed the rivals to the brink of a possible military confrontation.

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  14. The Latest on Koreas: N. Koreans speak out against SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | KIII

    The two Koreas prepared for a possible military clash Saturday as the ... . South Korean army's armored vehicles move in Yeoncheon, south of the demilitarized zone that divides the two Koreas, South Korea, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015.

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  15. South troops on maximum alert as 'war-ready' North Korea's deadline...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | South China Morning Post

    South Korean President Park Geun-hye appeared on television wearing army fatigues and saying that provocations from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un would not be tolerated. Photos: AFP South Korean troops stood at maximum alert today, with North Korea threatening to go to war unless Seoul meets a looming deadline to halt loudspeaker propaganda broadcasts across the border.

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  16. 'Seoul teenage soccer players in Pyongyang safe and sound'Read the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | English Dong-A

    'Seoul teenage soccer players in Pyongyang safe and sound' . AUGUST 22, 2015 07:16.

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  17. North Korea Moves Rocket Launchers as South on War AlertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Bloomberg

    South Korean soldiers gesture to vehicles on the road leading to North Korea's Kaesong joint industrial complex at a military checkpoint in the border city of Paju on Aug. 21, 2015. South Korean forces remained on high alert ahead of a deadline for a threatened attack by North Korea as the latest skirmish between the two nations intensifies.

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  18. Korean tensions on a knife edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    Kim Jong Un orders North troops to be battle ready and gives ultimatum while South Korea goes on maximum alert North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his frontline troops on to a war footing yesterday to back up an ultimatum for South Korea to halt high-decibel propaganda broadcasts across the border or face concerted military action. The move came as military tensions on the divided Korean peninsula soared following a rare exchange of artillery fire on Thursday that put the South Korean army on maximum alert.

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  19. North Korea's Kim readies troops for war with SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Rediff.com

    North Korea has threatened to go to war with South Korea a day after the latter fired dozens of artillery rounds across the rivals' border in response to what it said were rounds of Pyongyang's artillery launched at the South. According to media reports, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday declared his frontline troops in a "quasi-state of war" and ordered them to prepare for battle.

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  20. N Korea orders troops on war footingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Iol.co.za

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un ordered his frontline troops onto a war footing on Friday to back up an ultimatum for South Korea to halt high-decibel propaganda broadcasts across the border or face concerted military action. The move came as military tensions on the divided Korean peninsula soared following a rare exchange of artillery fire on Thursday that put the South Korean army on maximum alert.

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