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North and South Korea tensions

South Korea to significantly increase defense spending by 2020 in face of North Korea nuclear threat - @YonhapNews

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South Korean activist launches balloons carrying thousands of DVDs of 'The Interview' across border into North Korea - @nytimes

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North Korea declares a no-sail zone for its ships off its east coast, South Korean media reports; move suggests more missile launches are possible before US defense chief visits Seoul this week - @Reuters

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South Korea, US to hold talks on North Korean threats, South Korean defense ministry says - @YonhapNews

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North Korea threatens 'merciless punishment' against South Korea if it goes ahead with plans to open a UN field office in Seoul - @FRANCE24

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South Korea activists postpone 'The Interview' DVD balloon launch after warnings of military reprisals - @AFP

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North Korea's military threatens to shoot down balloons South Korean activists plan to send over border carrying 10,000 DVDs of satirical film 'The Interview'; balloon launch would be 'a de facto declaration of a war,' North Korean state media reports - @STForeignDesk

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US ambassador attacked in South Korea

North Korea rejects links to man who slashed US ambassador to South Korea; calls claim a 'vicious' smear campaign - @STForeignDesk

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Korean peninsula is a 'touch-and-go nuclear powder keg' and North Korea has the power to deter an ''ever-increasing nuclear threat'' by the United States with a pre-emptive strike if necessary, foreign minister Ri Su Yong says - @Reuters

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Joint military exercises staged by US and South Korea are 'unprecedentedly provocative in nature and have especially high possibility of sparking off a war' North Korea's Ri says - @Reuters

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North Korea fires 2 short-range missiles off its east coast in protest against South Korea-US military exercises, South Korea officials say - @Reuters

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North Korea fired 5 short-range missiles into the East Sea, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff say - @YonhapNews

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China says Kim Jong-un's possible visit to Russia 'conducive to peace' - @YonhapNews

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye calls for creating conditions for talks with North Korea - @YonhapNews

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North Korea envoy to UN says country will temporarily suspend nuclear tests if US temporarily suspends military exercises in South Korea - @SominiSengupta

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South Korean ministry official says North Korea has rejected parliamentary request to resume stalled talks - @Reuters

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South Korea prosecutors seek to deport American woman, Shin Eun-mi, after she made positive comments about North Korea, immigration official says - @TODAYonline

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Editor's note: The Wall Street Journal's Alastair Gale says past North Korean offers of talks with the South have been quickly stalemated. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un yet to meet a foreign leader since taking power in late 2011. - Tom

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says he is open to 'highest-level' talks with South Korea - @YonhapNews

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North Korea nuclear program

South Korea, US, Japan sign pact on sharing information on North Korea's nuclear, missile programs, defense ministry says - @YonhapNews

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