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  1. Korea: The Ghosts of the Gwangju UprisingRead the original story

    Wednesday May 23 | National Radio Project

    On May 18, 1980, the people of Gwangju, South Korea rose up for reunification and an end to U.S.-backed military dictatorships.Their actions changed the course of Korean history. We hear from survivors of the Gwangju Uprising about how they took on the tasks of history and the lesson they carry.

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  2. Summits give aged North Korean spies hope of returning homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | The News

    GWANGJU, Korea, Republic Of - He's spent nearly six decades trapped on enemy soil, surviving 29 years in a prison where he was tortured by South Korean guards before being released to a life of poverty and police surveillance. Now, 89 years old and bedridden with illness, former North Korean spy Seo Ok-yeol just wants to go home.

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  3. As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry toneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | Manila Bulletin

    North Korean media stepped up their rhetorical attacks on South Korea and joint military exercises with the United States, warning Tuesday that a budding detente could be in danger. FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, a U.S. F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jet lands as South Korea and the United States conduct the Max Thunder joint military exercise at an air base in Gwangju, South Korea.

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  4. Man who claims to have witnessed helicopter shooting in Gwangju speaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | Korea Herald

    A resident of Gwangju spoke out about how he witnessed a military helicopter firing shots at a building during the deadly crackdown on a 1980 pro-democracy uprising in the southwestern city, and how he joined the civilian militia at the time. Ji Yong, 76, recently visited the May 18 Memorial Culture Center to testify after learning that a right-wing critic had identified him in a photo as a member of the North Korean special forces, the center's chief Lim Jong-soo said.

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  5. Moon commemorates May 18 Democratization MovementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | Korea Herald

    The government on Friday promised to delve further into the 1980 Gwangju movement on the 38th anniversary of the May 18 Democratization Movement. The commemoration event took place under a rainy sky, with thousands gathered at the May 18 National Cemetery commemorate the movement that was met by a brutal crackdown by the government.

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  6. [Weekender] College festivals evolve in South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | Korea Herald

    May has long been a month of festivity in South Korea, with special days to celebrate children, parents and teachers, among others. The month is also known for college festivals, where university students celebrate the balmy weather as well as their campus life.

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  7. Prime minister warns of 'judgment of truth' for those distorting 1980 democracy uprisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | Korea Herald

    Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon said Friday that those distorting what happened during the bloody crackdown on a 1980 pro-democracy uprising will face the "judgment of truth," apparently referring to former President Chun Doo-hwan. During a ceremony to commemorate the May 18 democracy movement in the southwestern city of Gwangju, Lee also expressed deep regret about the "criminal behavior" of the past government in the tank-led quelling of the uprising that left hundreds of people killed and thousands wounded.

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  8. Molecular Diagnosis of Taenia saginata Tapeworm Infection in 2 Schoolchildren, MyanmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, South Korea Korea Association of Health Promotion, Seoul, South Korea Won E, Jung B, Song H, Kim M, Kim H, Lee K, et al. Molecular Diagnosis of Taenia saginata Tapeworm Infection in 2 Schoolchildren, Myanmar. Emerg Infect Dis.

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  9. North Korea threatens summit planRead the original story

    Thursday May 17 | Weirton Daily Times

    MILITARYa SEXERCISE - A U.S. F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jet lands as South Korea and the United States conduct the Max Thunder joint military exercise at an air base in Gwangju, South Korea, Wednesday.

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  10. #Multicultural celebrations to mark Together DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | Korea Herald

    Multicultural celebrations to mark Together Day By Paul Kerry Events across the country will be held to celebrate the expat population as part of Together Day. Officially falling on May 20, Together Day was introduced as a nationally observed celebration in 2008, as part of the Act on the Treatment of Foreign nationals.

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  11. Nearly 40 years after Gwangju Uprising, families of missing victims sign up for DNA registrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | Korea Herald

    For the past 38 years, Kim Dae-yoon says he has been busy. Born and raised in Gwangju, Jeolla Province, the 67-year-old has been running his own interior construction firm for almost 40 years.

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  12. North Korea's Sudden Shift Puts South's Leader on the SpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | The New York Times

    SEOUL, South Korea - A week ago, things could not be going better for President Moon Jae-in of South Korea. He was successfully arranging a meeting between North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, and President Trump.

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  13. Max Thunder military exercise underway in South KoreaRead the original story

    Wednesday May 16 | KBMT

    North Korea on Wednesday canceled a high-level meeting with South Korea and threatened to scrap a historic summit next month between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over military exercises between Seoul and Washington that Pyongyang has long claimed are invasion rehearsals. A U.S. F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jet lands as South Korea and the United States conduct the Max Thunder joint military exercise at an air base in Gwangju, South Korea, May 16, 2018.

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  14. Max Thunder military exercise underway in South KoreaRead the original story

    Wednesday May 16 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    North Korea on Wednesday canceled a high-level meeting with South Korea and threatened to scrap a historic summit next month between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over military exercises between Seoul and Washington that Pyongyang has long claimed are invasion rehearsals. A U.S. F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jet lands as South Korea and the United States conduct the Max Thunder joint military exercise at an air base in Gwangju, South Korea, May 16, 2018.

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  15. As Trump summit at risk, here's what Kim Jong Un wantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shake hands at the Workers' Party of Korea headquarters in Pyongyang on May 9, 2018. Trump said last week that "great things could happen for North Korea" if the talks planned for June 12 in Singapore lead to the isolated nation dismantling its nuclear weapons program.

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  16. With Trump summit at risk, here's what Kim Jong Un wantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | USA Today

    North Korea's threat to nix a planned summit with Trump reveals some of what Kim Jong Un wants. Kim's spokesman said North Korea is not interested in giving up its nuclear program without a corresponding change in the U.S. military posture toward North Korea.

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  17. US, South Korea Push Ahead with Defensive Military ExercisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Voice of America

    North Korean threats to step away from denuclearlization talks are not slowing down planned military exercises between the United States and South Korea. Pentagon officials reiterated Wednesday that the exercises, Max Thunder and Foal Eagle, part of annual spring exercises that date back 40 years, are proceeding as planned.

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  18. China urges North Korea to proceed with Trump summit following withdrawal threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | ITV

    China has urged its ally North Korea to proceed with a historic summit between its leader, Kim Jong Un, and US president Donald Trump amid threats from Pyongyang to scrap the meeting. Mr Kim and Mr Trump are due to meet in Singapore on June 12, but Pyongyang has threatened to withdraw, saying it has no interest in a "one-sided" affair meant to pressure it into abandoning its nuclear weapons.

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  19. U.S. War Footing in Korea Remains Major Roadblock to PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Common Dreams

    South Koreans watch on a screen reporting the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visit to North Korea at the Seoul Railway Station on May 9, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea. North Korea's cancellation of talks planned between North and South Korea is cause for concern, as is its suggestion that the U.S.-North Korea summit scheduled for could meet the same fate .

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  20. The Latest: China urges N.Korea to proceed with Trump summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Powhatan Today

    A South Korean military vehicle crosses Unification Bridge, which leads to the demilitarized zone, near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. North Korea on Wednesday canceled a high-level meeting with South Korea and threatened to scrap a historic summit next month between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over military exercises between Seoul and Washington that Pyongyang has long claimed are invasion rehearsals.

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