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07-18 North Korea 'fires three ballistic missiles into sea' Hwangju, North Korea
C. 07-08 North Korean submarine ballistic missile test 'fails' Sinpo, North Korea
3. 07-07 US and South Korea agree THAAD missile defence deployment South Korea
4. 06-22 Kim says North Korean missiles can reach US in Pacific North Korea
5. 06-21 North Korea test-fires missiles in defiance of UN sanctions North Korea
G. 06-12 Lifting of sunken Sewol ferry under way two years later Jindo, South Korea
H. 06-06 N Korea's Yongbyon plutonium site likely reactivated says IAEA Yongbyon, North Korea
I. 05-30 North Korea missile test launch off east coast 'fails' Wonson, North Korea
9. 05-08 BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes and team expelled from North Korea North Korea

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2015
'Comfort women': Japan and South Korea hail a...
North Korea Defence Chief Hyon Yong-chol 'e...
US ambassador to South Korea injured in slash...
'Comfort women': Japan and South Korea hail a...
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Sixth Mers death in S. Korea amid sharp rises...
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US ambassador to South Korea injured in slash...
2014
North Korea says leader has reappeared
Kim Jong-un?s absence fuels speculation about...
Pope Francis makes first South Korean visit i...
Two Koreas hold family reunions
U.N.: Kim could be prosecuted for crimes agai...
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North, South Korea exchange fire across dispu...
Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail
At least 16 dead in vent grate collapse at co...
Ferry disaster captain arrested
S Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivors...
South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as sh...
Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail
Ferry disaster captain arrested
2013
North Korea: Leader's uncle executed
North Korea: It will be 'all-out war'
N Korea in 'state of war' with South
U.N. passes new North Korea sanctions
North Korea: It will be 'all-out war'
North Korea confirms nuclear test
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2012
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North Korea launches rocket
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2011
N Korea hails Kim's son as leader
Kim Jong-il state funeral held in N. Korea
N Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies
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Landslide leaves 32 dead, dozens injured
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2011 2011
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2010
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2010 2010
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Artillery fire on Korea border
South Korean navy ship sinking near North
South Korean navy ship sinking near North
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2010 2010
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2009
N. Korean leader pardons U.S. journalists
Ex-S Korea leader 'kills himself'
N. Korea fires short-range missiles
N. Korea conducted second nuclear test
N. Korea launches rocket
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2009 2009
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2008
Kim missing from parade
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2008 2008
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2008 2008
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2008 2008
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2007
President Roh crossed Demilitarized Zone
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2007 2007
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2007 2007
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Final S. Korean hostages freed by Taliban
2006
U.N. slaps sanctions on North Korea
South Korean named U.N. leader
North Korea claims nuclear test
North Korea tests long-range missile
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2006 2006
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2006 2006
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2005
N. Korea Admits to Nukes, Out of Talks
N. Korea Admits to Nukes, Out of Talks
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2004
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2004 2004
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Many casualties in train crash
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2004 2004
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2003
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2003 2003
Politics
N. Korea pulls out of nuclear treaty
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2003 2003
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182 died after arson attack in subway
2002
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2002 2002
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N. Korea to reactivate nuke plants
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2002 2002
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2000
Presidents of Koreas sign peace accord
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North Korea 'fires three ballistic missiles into sea'   The first two were believed to be short-range Scud missiles while the third was presumed to be a mid-range Rodong North Korea missile test launch off east coast 'fails' North Korea begins rare party gathering   North Korea is holding its first party congress in decades, as leader Kim Jong-un seeks to cement his status and chart a vision for the futu... North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea North Korea 'fires projectiles' into sea hours after UN vote UN imposes tough North Korea sanctions N. Korean leader Kim had his military chief executed  North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had Ri Yong Gil, his military chief, executed for corruption North Korea announces hydrogen bomb test


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Jul. 18   North Korea  
Jul. 8  North Korea  North Korean submarine ballistic missile test 'fails'


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Jun.21  North Korea  North Korea test-fires missiles in defiance of UN sanctions


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May.30   North Korea
May.17  USA  US election: Donald Trump open to talks with N. Korea
May.7  North Korea  North Korea 'will not use nuclear weapons' unless threatened
May.5   North Korea  


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Apr.28  North Korea  North Korea test-launched two mid-range missiles
Apr.8  North Korea  North Korea 'tests long-range missile engine'


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Mar.17   North Korea
Mar.9  North Korea  North Korea 'fires short-range missiles'
Mar.2   North Korea
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Feb.10   North Korea  
Feb.6  North Korea  North Korea fires long-range rocket despite warnings


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Jan.5   North Korea  
  North Korea says it has successfully tested a miniaturised hydrogen bomb which, if confirmed, would be its fourth nuclear test since 2006
  5.1 magnitude quake was detected close to its nuclear test site at Punggye-ri
 North Korea  Tremor detected near North Korea nuclear site

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December 2015 ... more > Top ^
Dec.31  Japan  New Year: Celebrations mark start of 2016 Dec.29   North Korea North Korea official Kim Yang-gon killed in car crash Dec.28  South Korea  'Comfort women': Japan and South Korea hail agreement

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Oct.10  North Korea  North Korea holds huge parades for 70th anniversary

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Aug.20  North Korea  North Korea orders troops on war footing

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Jun.7   South Korea Sixth Mers death in S. Korea amid sharp rises in cases


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May.12   North Korea   North Korea Defence Chief Hyon Yong-chol 'executed'
  Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol has been executed, South Korea's spy agency has told parliament, according to media reports


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Apr.15  South Korea  South Korea remembers ferry dead

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Mar.4   South Korea US ambassador to South Korea injured in slash attack Mar.1  North Korea  N Korea opens fire as drills start

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December 2014 ... more > Top ^
Dec.24  USA  Sony comedy The Interview opens Dec.22  North Korea  Internet crashes in North Korea Dec.17   Los Angeles   Sony cancels The Interview release
  Sony Pictures cancels 25 December release of North Korea film The Interview after cinemas decide not to screen it
Dec.11  South Korea  Korean Air chair apologies over daughter's nut rage

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Nov.10   South Korea Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail Nov.8  North Korea  North Korea frees detained US men Miller and Bae

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Oct.17   South Korea At least 16 dead in vent grate collapse at concert in S. Korea
Oct.13   North Korea North Korea says leader has reappeared Oct.9   North Korea Kim Jong-un’s absence fuels speculation about health, coup

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Aug.13  South Korea  Pope Francis makes first South Korean visit in 25 years

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Jun.21  South Korea  South Korean soldier 'kills five comrades, wounds five'

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May.17  North Korea  North Korea reports 'serious' Pyongyang construction accident

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Apr.25  South Korea  Divers find cabins crammed with bodies inside sunken ferry Apr.22  South Korea  Crew say they couldn't reach lifeboats as ferry tipped over Apr.19  South Korea  Mate steering doomed ferry navigating waters for first time Apr.18   South Korea Ferry disaster captain arrested
Apr.17  South Korea  Weather hampers S Korea ferry search Apr.16   South Korea S Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivors continues  South Korea  Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck Apr.15   South Korea     South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks Map of Gwanmae South Korea
  Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea.    The ferry, carrying mainly school students, was travelling from the port of Incheon, to the southern resort island of Jeju. An armada of small boats motoring right up beside...


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Mar.30  South Korea  North, South Korea exchange fire across disputed western sea border Mar.25  North Korea  North Korea test-fires 'ballistic' missiles

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Feb.19  North Korea  Two Koreas hold family reunions Feb.17  UN  U.N.: Kim could be prosecuted for crimes against humanity

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Jan.8  North Korea  Rodman sings Happy Birthday to Kim

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Dec.12   North Korea   North Korea: Leader's uncle executed   Jang Song Thaek, an uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been executed for trying to overthrow the government Jul.16  Panama  Cuban arms on seized N Korean ship May.18  North Korea  N Korea 'fires short-range missiles' Apr.9   North Korea     North Korea: It will be 'all-out war'   The top U.S. commander in the Pacific called North Korean violations of Security Council resolutions 'a clear and direct threat to U.S. national... Apr.5  North Korea  N Korea in foreign embassy warning Apr.4  North Korea  Report: N. Korea moving missile to coast Apr.2  North Korea  North Korea to restart nuclear reactor Mar.29   North Korea N Korea in 'state of war' with South
Mar.28  North Korea  N Korea 'readies rocket force' Mar.7  North Korea  N Korea ends peace pacts with South  UN Security Council  U.N. passes new North Korea sanctions Feb.11   North Korea     North Korea confirms nuclear test   Pyongyang said the underground test involved a 'miniaturised' nuclear device and was carried out in a 'safe and perfect manner' Jan.30  South Korea  S. Korea launches satellite

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Dec.19  South Korea  Park Geun-hye claims S. Korea presidential victory Dec.11   North Korea   North Korea carries out controversial rocket launch   North Korea surprised and angered the international community by launching a long-range rocket just days after suggesting it would be delaye... Nov.5  South Korea  South Korea shuts down 2 nuclear reactors Sep.2  South Korea  'Moonies' founder dies aged 92 Jul.15  North Korea  North Korea military head removed Apr.13  North Korea  Allies condemn North Korea launch Apr.12   North Korea     North Korea launches rocket   Defying warnings from the international community, a long-range rocket launched, but it broke apart before escaping the earth's atmosphere Mar.26  South Korea  Leaders warn over nuclear threat Mar.15  North Korea  North Korea to launch satellite

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Dec.29   North Korea N Korea hails Kim's son as leader
Dec.28   North Korea Kim Jong-il state funeral held in N. Korea Dec.27  North Korea  Mourners fill Pyongyang streets for Kim Dec.18   North Korea     N Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies
  North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has died at the age of 69, state-run television in an emotional statement has announced.    The announcer, wearing black, said he had died of physical and mental over-work. He has been the dictator of the communist country since the death of his father Kim ...
Jul.27   South Korea Landslide leaves 32 dead, dozens injured


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Dec.19  South Korea  South Korea starts live-fire drill Nov.25  South Korea  South Korean defense minister resigns Nov.22   South Korea   Artillery fire on Korea border
Map of island of Yeonpyeong South Korea  North Korea has fired artillery shells across its western maritime border, prompting return fire from South Korea Oct.9  North Korea  N. Korea leader, son make appearance Sep.27  North Korea  N Korean leader's son 'promoted' Aug.4  South Korea  S Korea in massive military drill Mar.26   South Korea South Korean navy ship sinking near North

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Aug.4  North Korea  N. Korean leader pardons U.S. journalists May.26   North Korea N. Korea fires short-range missiles
May.25   North Korea     N. Korea conducted second nuclear test   North Korea announces that it has conducted a second successful nuclear test at an underground facility near Kilchu May.22   South Korea Ex-S Korea leader 'kills himself' Apr.4   North Korea N. Korea launches rocket

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Sep.24  North Korea  Nuclear plant seals removed Sep.9   North Korea Kim missing from parade


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Dec.19  South Korea  Lee set for landslide Oct.1  North Korea  President Roh crossed Demilitarized Zone Aug.30  Afghanistan  Final S. Korean hostages freed by Taliban Jul.14  North Korea  N Korea 'closes nuclear reactor' Jun.16  North Korea  Atomic inspectors can return

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Oct.14  UN Security Council  U.N. slaps sanctions on North Korea Oct.13  UN Gen. Assembly  South Korean named U.N. leader Oct.9   North Korea     North Korea claims nuclear test
  Official Korean Central News Agency: North Korea claimed it has performed a successful nuclear test Oct.3  North Korea  North Korea said will conduct nuclear test Jul.4   North Korea   North Korea tests long-range missile  North Korea also fired 5 shorter-range rockets. The closely watched long-range test failed within a minute

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Dec.22   South Korea Cloning research was fake
Feb.9   North Korea N. Korea Admits to Nukes, Out of Talks

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Sep.11  North Korea  Big blast reported Apr.22   North Korea Many casualties in train crash
Mar.11  South Korea  National Assembly votes to impeach Roh

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Jul.15  North Korea  Enough plutonium to make 6 nukes Feb.17   South Korea 182 died after arson attack in subway
Jan.9  North Korea  N. Korea pulls out of nuclear treaty

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Dec.27  North Korea  Nuclear inspectors expelled Dec.12  North Korea  N. Korea to reactivate nuke plants
before year 2000
Jun. 29, 1995   South Korea   Sampoong Department Store collapse
Map of Seocho District Seoul South Korea  The collapse is the largest peacetime disaster in South Korean history as 502 people died and 937 were injured Jul. 8, 1994   North Korea   Death of Kim Il-sung
  North Korea did not report the death for more than 34 hours after it occurred. An official mourning period was declared from 8–17 July Jan. 1, 1994   North Korea     North Korean famine  Together with the accompanying general economic crisis are known as the Arduous March, occurred in North Korea from 1994 to 1998 Sep. 1, 1983   Russian Far East   Korean Air Lines Flight 007 shot down Map of Moneron Island Russia  The airliner serving the flight was shot down by a Soviet Su-15 interceptor near Moneron Island, west of Sakhalin Island, in the Sea of Japan Jun. 27, 1950   South Korea     U.S. intervenes in Korean War  The Security Council recommending to provide military assistance to the Republic of Korea. Truman ordered U.S. forces to help South Korea Jun. 25, 1950   North Korea     Korean War began  The conflict escalated into open warfare when North Korean forces—supported by the Soviet Union and China—invaded Aug. 31, 1919   Korea Korea renounces Japanese sovereignty