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North and South Korea tensions

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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South Korea offers talks with North Korea in January, official says - @YonhapNews

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North Korea returns South Korean man accused of illegal entry, unification ministry says - @YonhapNews

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South Korean delegation seeks permission to visit North Korea following an invitation from the country - @YonhapNews

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South Korean police arrest 18-year-old man suspected of detonating an acid bomb at a pro-North Korea talk show, officials say - @YonhapNews

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US will continue to beef up naval capabilities in the Pacific to deter North Korea's provocations, US Navy chief says - @YonhapNews

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North Korea removes wage ceiling for workers at Kaesong Industrial Complex, state media reports - @YonhapNews

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South Korea's PM Chung Hong-won vows strong retaliation against any North Korean attacks during speech at ceremony commemorating 4th anniversary of North Korea's shelling attack on Yeonpyeong Island - @YonhapNews

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South Korean military carries out live-fire exercise near Yellow Sea border, defense ministry says - @YonhapNews

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