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North Korea fires artillery barrage on South

November 23, 2010

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North Korea fired dozens of artillery shells onto a South Korean island on Tuesday, killing one person, setting homes ablaze and triggering an exchange of fire as the South’s military went on top alert. In what appeared to be one of the most serious border incidents since the 1950-53 war, South Korean troops fired back […]

Did North Korea Launch Mystery Missile?

November 10, 2010

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A missile launched off the California coast Tuesday afternoon may have been launched by Communist dictatorship North Korea as a show of strength ahead of the G20 Summit scheduled to be held in South Korea tomorrow. The missile was filmed by a helicopter owned by local television news outlet KCBS News at about 5pm Pacific […]

North and South Korea on the brink of war, Russian diplomat warns

September 23, 2010

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In Moscow’s bleakest assessment of the situation on the Korean peninsula yet, Russian deputy foreign minister Alexei Borodavkin said tensions between the two countries were running at their highest and most dangerous level in a decade. “Tensions on the Korean Peninsula could not be any higher. The only next step is a conflict,” he told […]