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"The world is moving closer to nuclear annihilation" - Ban Ki-moon

Speaking at the Harvard Kennedy School in Massachusetts, Ban said the international community must maintain the pressure of sanctions on North Korea to stop its advancing nuclear and missile threats.

Speaking at the Harvard Kennedy School in Massachusetts, Ban said the international community must maintain the pressure of sanctions on North Korea to stop its advancing nuclear and missile threats.

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US reportedly considering shooting future North Korea missile tests

The US military is reportedly considering plans to potentially shoot down future North Korean missile tests amid North Korean threats of nuclear war.

The US military is reportedly considering plans to potentially shoot down future North Korean missile tests amid North Korean threats of nuclear war.

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South Korea's ousted president charged with bribery

Prosecutors in South Korea have charged ousted president Park Geun-hye and Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin with bribery. It is the latest twist to a corruption scandal that rocked the country for m

Prosecutors in South Korea have charged ousted president Park Geun-hye and Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin with bribery. It is the latest twist to a corruption scandal that rocked the country for m

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South Korea: North's failed missile test 'threatens whole world'

South Korea reacted to the North’s failed missile launch on Sunday by threatening punitive action if such action is repeated, or leads to further provocation such as a nuclear test or a long-range mis

South Korea reacted to the North’s failed missile launch on Sunday by threatening punitive action if such action is repeated, or leads to further provocation such as a nuclear test or a long-range mis

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US warships are sent to the Korean peninsula

An aircraft-carrier led navy strike group was rerouted towards the western Pacific amid concerns about Pyongyang's weapons programme.

An aircraft-carrier led navy strike group was rerouted towards the western Pacific amid concerns about Pyongyang's weapons programme.

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Sewol bone fragments "not from a victim"

Bereaved families are hoping to find the last nine bodies still missing after the South Korean ferry sank in 2014 with the loss of 304 lives.

Bereaved families are hoping to find the last nine bodies still missing after the South Korean ferry sank in 2014 with the loss of 304 lives.

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South Korea prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ousted President Park

If a court decides there is enough evidence for the warrant, the 65-year-old could spend up to 20 days in a cell, while being investigated on criminal charges including bribery and corruption.

If a court decides there is enough evidence for the warrant, the 65-year-old could spend up to 20 days in a cell, while being investigated on criminal charges including bribery and corruption.

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Stricken South Korean ferry raised from the sea bed

The Sewol has been brought back above the waves after foundering almost three years ago with the loss of more than 300 lives.

The Sewol has been brought back above the waves after foundering almost three years ago with the loss of more than 300 lives.

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Suspected N.Korea missile test fails

A missile launch by North Korea appears to have failed according to both US and South Korean officials The apparent test on Wednesday came from an airbase on the country’s east…

A missile launch by North Korea appears to have failed according to both US and South Korean officials The apparent test on Wednesday came from an airbase on the country’s east…

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North Korea's rocket engine progress 'significant', says Seoul

South Korea says the North’s latest rocket engine test shows that Pyongyang has made “meaningful progress” in its missile capabilities.

South Korea says the North’s latest rocket engine test shows that Pyongyang has made “meaningful progress” in its missile capabilities.

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Fighting talk from the US for North Korea

The US secretary of state has used a visit to South Korea to warn that Washington is toughening its stance towards Pyongyang.

The US secretary of state has used a visit to South Korea to warn that Washington is toughening its stance towards Pyongyang.

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South Korea's impeached Park Geun-hye leaves presidential palace

South Korea’s ousted leader Park Geun-hye has left the presidential palace, two days after the country’s constitutional court upheld parliament’s decision to impeach…

South Korea’s ousted leader Park Geun-hye has left the presidential palace, two days after the country’s constitutional court upheld parliament’s decision to impeach…

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Tensions rise as US deploys anti-missile system to South Korea

The US missile deployment, which comes a day after North Korea tested four ballistic missiles, has led to diplomatic tension between China and South Korea.

The US missile deployment, which comes a day after North Korea tested four ballistic missiles, has led to diplomatic tension between China and South Korea.

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US begins rolling out missile defence system in South Korea

The US says it has begun deploying a controversial missile defence system in South Korea just 24 hours after the North launched four ballistic missiles, breaking UN…

The US says it has begun deploying a controversial missile defence system in South Korea just 24 hours after the North launched four ballistic missiles, breaking UN…