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North Korea appears to demolish 'reunification arch' as Kim Jong Un turns against ties with South

North Korea appears to have torn down a huge arch in its capital that symbolized reconciliation with South Korea, a week after leader Kim Jong Un dismissed decades of hopes for peaceful reunification with the war-divided peninsula’s south, according to satellite photos analyzed by The Associated Press on Wednesday

North Korea appears to demolish 'reunification arch' as Kim Jong Un turns against ties with South
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Thousands of South Korean teachers are rallying for new laws to protect them from abusive parents

Thousands of South Korean school teachers are calling for tighter legal protections from bullying by parents, a rising problem in a country known for its brutally competitive school environments

Thousands of South Korean teachers are rallying for new laws to protect them from abusive parents
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A look at other Americans who have entered North Korea over the years

North Korea has expelled a U.S. soldier who crossed into the country in July

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US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea as a show of force against nuclear-armed North Korea

A nuclear-powered U.S. aircraft carrier has arrived in South Korea for a three-way exercise involving Japan as they step up military training to cope with North Korean threats, which have escalated following a security pact with Russia

US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea as a show of force against nuclear-armed North Korea
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South Korea grants extension to truth commission as investigators examine foreign adoption cases

South Korea’s presidential office says it has approved a request by the country’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission for a one-year extension after investigators sought more time to examine human rights violations linked to past military governments

South Korea grants extension to truth commission as investigators examine foreign adoption cases
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South Korea summons Russian ambassador as tensions rise with North Korea

South Korea has summoned the Russian ambassador to protest a defense pact with North Korea, two days after Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an agreement vowing mutual defense with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on a state visit to Pyongyang

South Korea summons Russian ambassador as tensions rise with North Korea
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South Korea will consider supplying arms to Ukraine after Russia and North Korea sign strategic pact

South Korea says it will consider sending arms to Ukraine after Russia and North Korea rattled the region and beyond by signing a pact to come to each other’s defense in the event of war

South Korea will consider supplying arms to Ukraine after Russia and North Korea sign strategic pact
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Russia and North Korea sign partnership deal that appears to be the strongest since the Cold War

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have signed a new partnership that includes a vow of mutual aid if either country faces “aggression.”

Russia and North Korea sign partnership deal that appears to be the strongest since the Cold War
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Russia and North Korea have had a complicated relationship over the decades

President Vladimir Putin is in North Korea for a summit with its leader, Kim Jong Un, as the two nations deepen their cooperation

Russia and North Korea have had a complicated relationship over the decades
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South Korea orders doctors who joined protracted strike over medical school plan to return to work

South Korean officials issued return-to-work orders for doctors participating in a one-day walkout as part of a protracted strike against a government plan to sharply boost medical school admissions

South Korea orders doctors who joined protracted strike over medical school plan to return to work
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South Korean soldiers fire warning shots after North Korean troops cross border, apparently in error

South Korea's military says its troops have fired warning shots to repel North Korean soldiers who briefly crossed the rivals’ heavily fortified land border for the second time this month

South Korean soldiers fire warning shots after North Korean troops cross border, apparently in error
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Russia President Vladimir Putin makes a rare visit to North Korea, an old ally

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in North Korea early Wednesday, after he said the two countries want to cooperate closely to overcome U.S.-led sanctions in the face of intensifying confrontations with Washington

Russia President Vladimir Putin makes a rare visit to North Korea, an old ally
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Park, 1st Korean to play in MLB, throws ceremonial 1st pitch in Dodgers-Padres season opener

Former Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres pitcher Chan Ho Park threw the ceremonial first pitch ahead of the two teams’ season opening game in South Korea

Park, 1st Korean to play in MLB, throws ceremonial 1st pitch in Dodgers-Padres season opener
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South Korean president vows to expand mineral ties with Africa and send more development aid

South Korea's president says his country will expand development aid to Africa and pursue deeper cooperation with the region of 1.3 billion people on critical minerals and technology

South Korean president vows to expand mineral ties with Africa and send more development aid
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South Korea says North Korea is installing its own loudspeakers along the border

South Korea’s military says it’s detecting signs that North Korea is installing its own loudspeakers along their border, a day after the South blared anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts over its speakers for the first time in years

South Korea says North Korea is installing its own loudspeakers along the border
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South Korea resumes broadcasting anti-North Korea propaganda at border in response to trash balloons

South Korea has resumed anti-North Korean propaganda loudspeaker broadcasts in border areas in retaliation for the North sending over 1,000 balloons filled with trash and manure over the last couple of weeks

South Korea resumes broadcasting anti-North Korea propaganda at border in response to trash balloons
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North Korea sends hundreds more trash-carrying balloons to South Korea

South Korea’s military says North Korea launched more trash-carrying balloons toward South Korea, following a similar campaign earlier in the week as it continues to retaliate against activists flying anti-North Korean propaganda leaflets across the border

North Korea sends hundreds more trash-carrying balloons to South Korea
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North Korea flies trash balloons over the South as leader Kim doubles down on satellite ambitions

North Korea has flown hundreds of balloons carrying trash and manure toward South Korea

North Korea flies trash balloons over the South as leader Kim doubles down on satellite ambitions
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North Korean leader Kim leads rocket drills that simulate a nuclear counterattack against enemies

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised salvo launches of the country’s “super-large” multiple rocket launchers that simulated a nuclear counterattack against enemy targets, state media said Tuesday, adding to his belligerent testing activities and threats that have raised tensions in the region

North Korean leader Kim leads rocket drills that simulate a nuclear counterattack against enemies
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Envoy says US and allies are mulling options 'both inside and outside the UN' to monitor North Korea

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says America and its allies are discussing options “both inside and outside the U

Envoy says US and allies are mulling options 'both inside and outside the UN' to monitor North Korea
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North Korea is buying Chinese surveillance cameras in a push to tighten control, report says

A report from the website 38 North says that North Korea is putting surveillance cameras in schools and workplaces in a technology-driven push to monitor its population even more closely

North Korea is buying Chinese surveillance cameras in a push to tighten control, report says
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North Korea says it tested new solid-fuel intermediate-range missile with hypersonic warhead

North Korea says it tested another new hypersonic intermediate-range missile powered with solid propellants as it continues to expand its nuclear and missile program while tensions deepen with its neighbors and the United States

North Korea says it tested new solid-fuel intermediate-range missile with hypersonic warhead
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China releases South Korean soccer star after a nearly 1-year detention over bribery suspicions

A star South Korean soccer player who was detained and investigated in China for nearly a year over bribery allegations has been released and returned home

China releases South Korean soccer star after a nearly 1-year detention over bribery suspicions
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South Korean defense chief says North Korea has supplied 7,000 containers of munitions to Russia

North Korea has shipped around 7,000 containers filled with munitions and other military equipment to Russia since last year to help support its war in Ukraine

South Korean defense chief says North Korea has supplied 7,000 containers of munitions to Russia
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North Korean leader supervises missile test, warns of aggressive posture in sea boundary with South

North Korea state media says leader Kim Jong Un has supervised a test of new surface-to-sea missiles and warned that the country would take a more aggressive military posture in disputed sea boundaries with war-divided rival South Korea

North Korean leader supervises missile test, warns of aggressive posture in sea boundary with South

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