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North and South Korea tensions

North Korean soldier defects to South Korea, South Korea's military says - Reuters

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North Korea nuclear program

Report: US plans to deploy THAAD anti-missile system to South Korea as soon as possible, given pace of North Korea's missile tests, official tells Reuters

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Battery issues with Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung says it has recovered more than 60% of recalled Galaxy Note 7 in South Korea and US - Reuters

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South Korea

South Korean stocks up 0.2%, pare losses on institutional buying - Yonhap News

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South Korea

South Korea's navy says it has retrieved parts of helicopter that crashed into sea off east coast during maritime drill Monday - Yonhap News Agency

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North Korea nuclear program

Newspaper report: China is investigating executives of a North Korean bank believed to be linked to country's banned nuclear program - Reuters

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South Korea

Lotte: South Korea prosecutors requested arrest warrant for chairman Shin Dong-bin - Reuters

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North and South Korea tensions

South Korean foreign minister says it's time to reconsider North Korea's UN membership - Reuters

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North and South Korea tensions

US will temporarily deploy tow B-1B Lancer bombers to Korea, source says - Yonhap

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markets

South Korea's KOSPI opens down 0.21% on Wall Street losses - Yonhap News Agency

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South Korea

Earthquake: M 4.6 - 11km SSW of Kyonju, South Korea

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Battery issues with Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Electronic to restart Galaxy Note 7 sales in South Korea on Sept 28 - Reuters

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North and South Korea tensions

More: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is not planning travel to North Korea before term ends at UN - @thecourier

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North and South Korea tensions

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: 'Never have I seen such heightened tension on Korean peninsula' - @SominiSengupta

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North and South Korea tensions

North Korean accuses US of pushing Korean peninsula to 'point of explosion' after bomber exercise - IBT

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North and South Korea tensions

China foreign ministry says all sides should avoid taking steps that increase tension after 2 US bombers flew over South Korea - Reuters

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North Korea nuclear program

South Korea's nuclear safety agency says no trace of radioactive contamination from North Korea's 5th nuclear test - Reuters

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North and South Korea tensions

Photo: A US B-1B bomber and 4 South Korean F-15K fighters, fly over Osan Air Base in show of force against North Korea - Yonhap News Agency

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North Korea nuclear program

US flies 2 nuclear-capable supersonic bombers over South Korea in show of force against North Korea after its nuclear test - AP

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markets

Asia stocks rise, dollar sags after Fed official's comments; Japan's Nikkei up 0.6%, South Korea's KOSPI 0.9% higher, Australian shares up 0.7% - Reuters

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