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China Seeks to Mediate in Japan-South Korea Trade Spat

Tokyo

SEOUL/TOKYO – In a move likely to be welcomed in Seoul but rebuffed by Tokyo, China is seeking to use its regional influence to act as a mediator in the escalating trade dispute between South Korea and Japan, Asian Review said Monday. The spat over export controls will be a …

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North Korea Test Fires Two More Missiles

North Korea

SEOUL – South Korea on Friday said that Pyongyang has fired two missiles into the sea off its eastern coast, shortly after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un rejected any further talks with Seoul over a recent joint military exercise with the US. The South Korean military said in a statement …

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N. Korea Fires Two Short-Range Missiles, More can Come: S. Korea

Missiles

SEOUL – North Korea on Saturday fired, what appeared to be two short-range missiles, South Korea said in a “show of force” against joint military exercises between the United States and Korea South, Reuters reported Saturday. Other missile launches are very likely, as the North Korean army conducts its own …

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North Korea Launches Two Ballistic Missiles: South Korea

North Korea

PYONGYANG/SEOUL – North Korea is believed to have launched two ballistic missiles from South Hwanghae province on Tuesday morning, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said, in a move which represents Pyongyang’s fourth test in two weeks, NK News reported Tuesday. A statement reported that the missiles had been …

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Moon Calls for “Peace Economy” with North Korea, Slams Japan

Moon

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korean president on Monday described the country’s escalating trade war with Japan as a wake-up call to revamp its economy and also issued a nationalistic call for economic cooperation with North Korea, which he said would allow the Koreas to erase Japan’s economic superiority in …

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North Korea Fires Short-Range Missiles Into the Sea

North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea on Thursday launched two short-range missiles into the sea, expressing anger at joint US-South Korean joint military exercises, TRT reported Thursday. It was the first missile test in the North since an impromptu meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim …

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South Korean Warplanes Fired 360 Warning Shots at Russian Planes

South Korean

SEOUL – The South Korean Defense Ministry said on Tuesday that its warplanes fired 360 warning shots after Russian planes entered the country’s airspace, AFP reported Tuesday. Three Russian military planes – two Tu-95 bombers and an A-50 airborne early warning and control plane – entered South Korea’s Air Defense …

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North Korea Says Talks will not Resume Unless US Changes Position

North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral demands for disarmament, AP reported Friday. The statement by an unnamed North Korean foreign ministry spokesman published in state media …

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North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectile: South Korean Military

Korea

SEOUL – The South Korean military said North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile. The Associated Press reported Thursday. The projectile was fired at 4.30 pm (local time) from a location in North Korea’s northwest toward the east, the South Korea’s joint chiefs of staff said in a statement, according …

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