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Long division pares down dream of a unified Korea

Younger South Koreans worry that merging the countries would crush their successful society.

SKorea rejects North’s demands

South Korea has dismissed an "incomprehensible" list of demands by North Korea for reviving suspended operations at a jointly-run industrial park.

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.

Pope targets North Korea in Easter message

Pope Francis, in his first Easter Sunday address, has called for a diplomatic solution to the crisis on the Korean peninsula.

Kim Jong-un warns troops of possible war with South Korea

North Korea leader Kim Jong-un has urged troops to be on alert for a potential war, media reported, in its latest response following UN sanctions.

S Korea’s first female president condemns North’s nuclear activities

South Korea's President Park Geun-hye has called for North Korea to walk away from nuclear weapons and take the "peace and shared development" path.

North Korea slams Christmas tree beacon as ‘provocation’

North Korea has slammed a display of Christmas lights staged by a South Korean church group near the border as an "unacceptable provocation".

Spiritual tourism an epiphany in South Korea

Cheap rates and zen seating: spiritual tourism has taken off in South Korea, offering foreigner and tourists alike a taste of temple life.

South Korea lights border Christmas tree following rocket launch

South Koreans have lit a Christmas tree-shaped tower near the tense border with North Korea for the first time in two years.

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