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Park Chan-Kyong

Park Chan-Kyong

    Bodies spotted in capsized South Korean ferry
    Bodies spotted in capsized South Korean ferry
    Investigators arrested Lee Joon-Seok and two of his crew early in the morning. All three have been criticised for abandoning hundreds of passengers...
    Korean talks collapse after North's walkout
    Korean talks collapse after North's walkout
    Military talks aimed at easing high tensions between North and South Korea collapsed on Wednesday when the North's delegation walked out, Seoul's...
    Two Koreas at odds in first talks since attack
    Two Koreas at odds in first talks since attack
    North and South Korea on Tuesday haggled for hours over how to ease cross-border tensions in their first talks since the North's deadly shelling of...
    N Korea calls for 'unconditional' talks with South
    N Korea calls for 'unconditional' talks with South
    North Korea proposed "unconditional and early" talks with the South on Wednesday to mend battered cross-border ties, as a top United States envoy...
    North Korea threatens Seoul as tempers flare
    North Korea threatens Seoul as tempers flare
    North Korea vowed on Thursday to attack any South Korean ships that violate their disputed border, and Seoul's navy staged its own show of strength...
    North Korea fires artillery for second day
    North Korea fires artillery for second day
    North Korea fired artillery shells into the sea near its tense disputed border with South Korea for a second day on Thursday, ignoring United...
    North Korea says it's reactivated nuclear programme
    North Korea says it's reactivated nuclear programme
    North Korea said on Saturday it has started reprocessing spent fuel rods to make weapons-grade plutonium, in an apparent response to international...
    Cancer-sniffing dog being cloned in South Korea
    Cancer-sniffing dog being cloned in South Korea
    A Japanese centre which says it has trained a dog to sniff out human cancer cells is cloning the animal in South Korea, a Seoul bio-technology...
    N Korea cuts contacts with South as tensions escalate
    N Korea cuts contacts with South as tensions escalate
    North Korea announced on Thursday it was suspending all dialogue with South Korea after failing to win an apology for remarks by a Seoul general,...
    Laughter -- a less lethal export from North Korea
    Laughter -- a less lethal export from North Korea
    Nuclear-armed North Korea is notorious for selling its missiles overseas, but the hard-line communist state also has a more improbable export --...
    N Korea offers US talks to defuse missile crisis
    N Korea offers US talks to defuse missile crisis
    North Korea on Wednesday offered the United States talks on its missile launch plans, indicating it might put off a flight test that has raised...
    North Korea rattles sabre to mark Kim's birthday
    North Korea rattles sabre to mark Kim's birthday
    North Korea on Thursday marked the 64th birthday of leader Kim Jong-Il with a bout of sabre-rattling and a warning that a nuclear stand-off will...