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  1. Korea No Closer to Peace on Armistice AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Voice of America

    South Korea's Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, center, pays a silent tribute during a commemorative ceremony marking the 63rd anniversary of the Armistice Agreement and UN Forces Participation in the Korean War in Seoul, South Korea on July 27, 2016. On the 63rd anniversary of the end of the Korean War, lasting peace remains elusive as regional tensions have increased and relations between Seoul and Pyongyang have regressed over the North's nuclear program.

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  2. Factory owners at inter-Korean Kaesong experiment waging campaign to have industrial park reopenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Japan Times

    Five months after Seoul shut down a jointly run industrial park in North Korea, South Korean factory owners are still waging a defiant campaign to reopen what was the last major symbol of inter-Korean cooperation. The shock closure of the Kaesong complex in early February forced businessmen behind the 124 South Korean plants operating there to abandon everything.

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  3. South Korean businessmen remain bitter about government's - empty...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | South China Morning Post

    Kaesong was home to 124 South Korean plants employing 53,000 North Korean workers who churned out products from watches to clothes Five months after Seoul shut down a jointly run industrial park in North Korea, South Korean factory owners are still waging a defiant campaign to reopen what was the last major symbol of inter-Korean cooperation. The shock closure of the Kaesong complex in early February forced businessmen behind the 124 South Korean plants operating there to abandon everything.

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  4. Bitter legacy after shock closure of rival Koreas' Kaesong experimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The China Post

    Five months after Seoul shut down a jointly run industrial park in North Korea, South Korean factory owners are still waging a defiant campaign to reopen what was the last major symbol of inter-Korean cooperation. The shock closure of the Kaesong complex in early February forced businessmen behind the 124 South Korean plants operating there to abandon everything.

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  5. Bitter legacy of rival Koreas' Kaesong experimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Bangkok Post

    Five months after Seoul shut down a jointly run industrial park in North Korea, South Korean factory owners are still waging a defiant campaign to reopen what was the last major symbol of inter-Korean cooperation. The shock closure of the Kaesong complex in early February forced businessmen behind the 124 South Korean plants operating there to abandon everything The shock closure of the Kaesong complex in early February forced businessmen behind the 124 South Korean plants operating there to abandon everything.

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  6. Bizmen calls for gov't support for joint tour project investment lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Korea Herald

    A group of South Korean businessmen on Monday called on the government to further compensate their losses over the investments made in the now-halted inter-Korean tour program ahead of the eighth anniversary of the project's suspension. The local businessmen who poured money into the joint tour program at Mount Kumgang on the North's east coast should get financial compensation following Seoul's decision on July 12, 2008.

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  7. Nation-Now 34 mins ago 1:43 p.m.North Korea calls U.S. sanctions over ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | WHAS11

    The U.S. State Department on Wednesday imposed sanctions on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and 22 other individuals and entities over human rights violations that include systematic torture, forced labor, extrajudicial killings and rape. Many of the abuses are committed in political prison camps, which hold 80,000 to 120,000 prisoners and family members, according to the U.S. State Department report .

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  8. N.Korea 'Regrets' Fatal Discharge of Dam WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Chosun Ilbo

    North Korea on Wednesday expressed "regret" for the death of six South Koreans in the wake of a sudden discharge of water from a dam into the Imjin River in early September and offered condolences to their families. Seoul said it considers the statement an apology.

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  9. North Korea sent 2,100 GPS jamming signals to SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | UPI

    North Korea has sent more than 2,100 GPS jamming signals to the South since 2010, a South Korean parliamentarian said Wednesday. Jun Hyeon-hee, a member of the major opposition Minjoo Party, said the interference signals, 2,143 in total, caused disruptions for aircraft in South Korea, local newspaper JoongAng Ilbo reported Wednesday.

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  10. North Korea calls for joint meeting with South in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | UPI

    The meeting should take place around the 71st anniversary of Korean independence from Japanese colonial rule, Pyongyang said, according to South Korean news service News 1. "To the political parties and groups of the North, South and located overseas that work for peace on the Korean peninsula and autonomous unification, North Korea's preparatory committee on June 27 sent a public letter to more than 100 individuals, [including] South Korean parliamentarians, authorities and personnel working on North-South family reunions...calling for a joint meeting on the 71st anniversary of fatherland independence," Pyongyang's KCNA statement read.

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  11. DPRK proposes inter-Korean conference for reunificationRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    The Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Monday proposed a conference with South Korea to discuss reunification of the Korean nation and peace on the Korean Peninsula. The proposal, in the form of a letter, was sent to South Korean authorities by the DPRK's preparatory committee for this proposed joint meeting, the official KCNA news agency reported.

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  12. U.N. aviation agency voices 'grave conce...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Korea Herald

    A U.N. aviation agency has expressed "grave concerns" over North Korea's attempts to jam GPS signals in the South and decided to send a letter to Pyongyang to warn against such activity that could cause serious safety problems, the foreign ministry said Thursday. "The International Civil Aviation Organization held the 208th board meeting in Montreal, Canada, from May 16-June 17 and adopted the decision to send a warning to the North with regard to the GPS disruption issue," the ministry said in a press release.

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  13. Kaesong firms pressure Seoul to approve ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Korea Herald

    South Korean firms suffering snowballing financial damage from the shutdown of an inter-Korean industrial complex four months ago urged the government on Wednesday to allow them to visit North Korea to check their remaining assets before the rainy season. Seoul shut down the Kaesong Industrial Complex in the North's border city on Feb. 10 in response to Pyongyang's January nuclear test and long-range rocket launch in February.

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  14. North Korea fires two missiles, South Korea saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    North Korea fired two missiles Wednesday morning from its eastern coast, according to South Korean and U.S. officials. File-North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attended a welcome banquet for scientists, technicians and officials involved in the recent rocket launch, according to state-media.

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  15. Russian Envoy Says Seoul Should Avoid Excessive Pressure On NorthRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Seoul must be more open to having talks with North Korea, said Russia's envoy to South Korea on Friday, adding that imposing excessive pressure on Pyongyang will not help improve the inter-Korean relationship, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported. During his meeting with officials from the main opposition Minjoo Party of Korea, Ambassador Alexander Timonin said South Korea should seek political and diplomatic solutions to resolve the nuclear issue.

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  16. The South Korean marines on the North's doorstepRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Al Jazeera

    One thing that most astonishes foreign visitors to South Korea is the geographic proximity of one of Asia's most prosperous and bustling cities - Seoul - to the world's most heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone. Marine Division in Gimpo, located an hour's drive from South Korea's capital that faces arch-rival North Korea across the Han River 1km away.

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  17. Riding with South Korea's Marine CorpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Al Jazeera

    Being a South Korean marine is dangerous work here with forces from decades-old rival North Korea only a kilometre away. Al Jazeera was among a few foreign media outlets invited on a rare tour to South Korean Marine Corps' 2 The marines' main task in the event of war is to conduct an amphibious landing on the enemy's shore.

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  18. S. Koreans fined for unauthorized contact with N. KoreansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Korea Herald

    South Korea has imposed fines on seven members of a local civic group for their unauthorized contact with North Koreans in China last month, officials said Monday. Without the government's approval, they held a meeting with their North Korean counterparts in Shenyang in late May to discuss how to hold a joint summit event designed to commemorate the historic inter-Korean summit in 2000.

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  19. Ruling, oppositions parties celebrate 16th anniversary of inter-Korea summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Korea Herald

    South Korea's ruling and opposition party officials gathered on Thursday to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the first summit between Seoul and Pyongyang, amid the prolonged deadlock in the inter-Korean relationship following the North's recent provocations. In the June 2000 summit, the leaders of the two Koreas produced a landmark joint declaration, which outlines reconciliation and economic cooperation.

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  20. Opposition head makes first visit to JCSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Korea Herald

    Kim Chong-in, the leader of the main opposition Minjoo Party of Korea, visited the headquarters of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Wednesday as part of the liberal party's drive to highlight its commitment to national security. It marked the first time that the head of the main opposition party paid a call to the JCS.

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