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South Korean parliament votes overwhelmingly to impeach President Park

The impeachment motion was carried by a wider-than-expected 234-56 margin in a secret ballot in parliament.

Kim Jong-Un back in public, says state media

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un, who has been out of the public eye since September, has reappeared in public, according to state media.

NKorea vows retaliation on SKorea over protests

North Korea has issued new threats against South Korea, vowing "sledge-hammer blows" of retaliation if the its southern neighbour did not apologise.

US plans defences in Guam after N Korea’s nuke threats

The United States says it will soon send a missile defence system to Guam to defend it from "a real and clear danger" from North Korea.

UN condemns North Korea’s third nuclear test

UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has condemned North Korea's nuclear test, saying it is a "grave violation" of UN Security Council resolutions.

Kim Jong-un seeks end to confrontation with South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called for an end to confrontation between the two Koreas in a surprise New Year speech broadcast on state media.

Kim Jong-un purges North Korea’s former elite

North Korea's ruling party has removed a top military official close to the centre of power, suggesting Kim Jong-un may be purging the ruling elite.

North Korea rallies for successor

North Korea in a policy-setting message for New Year called on its people to rally behind anointed successor Kim Jong-un by becoming "human shields".

South Korea tells North door to dialogue is open

South Korea said on Monday it was open to dialogue with Pyongyang if the North was ready to dismantle its nuclear facilities.

North Korea calls for end to hostility with South

North Korea on Saturday called for an end to confrontation with the South, urging dialogue after one of the most violent years on the peninsula.

South Korea’s Lee calls for solidarity against North

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak called for national solidarity on Monday against military aggression by the North.

South Korea defence minister resigns after attack

Kim Tae-young, South Korea's defence minister, has resigned two days after an attack by North Korea and amid criticism on the South's response.

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