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North Korea Tensions Pose Early, and Perilous, Test for Trump

By DAVID E. SANGER, CHOE SANG-HUN, CHRIS BUCKLEY and MICHAEL R. GORDON March 7, 2017 When the United States began deploying a missile defense system in South Korea this week, it was to protect an ally long threatened by North Korean provocations. But it was instantly met by angry Chinese warnings that the United States is setting off ...

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Samsung Bribery Scandal Threatens South Korea Success Story

SEOUL, South Korea — Jay Y. Lee, heir to one of the world’s biggest corporate empires, followed in the footsteps of his prominent father. He took charge of key businesses. He hobnobbed with his country’s president. He brought in new ideas. Then, like his father, he was charged with breaking ...

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S. Korea: We'll kill Kim Jong Un if we have to

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Kim Jong-Un inspecting the test of a new-type anti-air guided weapon system at an unknown location. photo released on April 2, 2016.(Photo: KCNA, AFP/Getty Images) (NEWSER) – This should calm tensions on the Korean peninsula. Asked in parliament on Wednesday whether South Korea had ...

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Tremor Points to a Nuclear Test in North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean officials said that they had detected an “artificial” tremor emanating from North Korea on Friday morning, indicating that the country had likely conducted its fifth nuclear test despite threats of more sanctions from Washington and the United Nations. A statement from the South Korean ...

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Report: North Korea executes 2 officials with anti-aircraft gun

North Korea publicly executed two senior officials in August of 2016, according to reports. USA TODAY A North Korean defector testifies at a meeting of the International Parliamentarians Coalition for North Korean Refugees and Human Rights (IPCNKR) in Seoul, South Korea, Aug. 30, 2016.(Photo: YONHAP, EPA) North Korea has publicly ...

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Vietnam, S Korea firms partner for $500 mln sports complex

Hanoi Tourist has signed an agreement with South Korean firm Global Consultant Network to build a US$ 500 million sports complex that will include a horse racetrack, the media reported. The project in the capital city will also have a golf course, entertainment venues, a shopping mall and hotels. A ...

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