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Report: North Korea may have 200 missile launchers

SEOUL, May 17 (UPI) -- North Korea may have up to 200 missile launchers, twice as many as previously estimated, the Korea Institute for Defense Analyses in South Korea said.
Chinese analysts warn of U.S. steps

Chinese analysts warn of U.S. steps

BEIJING, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- North Korea's latest nuclear test may encourage the United States and its allies to boost military presence in the Asia-Pacific region, Chinese analysts said.
Council condemns N. Korea nuke test

Council condemns N. Korea nuke test

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- The U.N. Security Council Tuesday unanimously condemned North Korea's latest nuclear test and promised "appropriate measures."
North Korea draws U.N. rebuke

North Korea draws U.N. rebuke

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- North Korea claimed it safely tested its third nuclear device underground Tuesday, drawing condemnation from the U.N. Security Council.

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Kerry speaks to Japan, S. Korea FM's

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- The United States joined Japan and South Korea in warning North Korea of "significant consequences" if it conducts another nuclear test.

Change in rhetoric seen from Kim Jong Un

SEOUL, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- The North Korean leadership of Kim Jong Un appears to be stressing economic gain over "belligerent rhetoric," a South Korean scholar said.

Seoul, Tokyo face 'challenge' in relations

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Improving relations with Japan is a "big challenge" in light of recent events, South Korean Foreign Minister Kim Sung-hwan said Friday.

Seoul sees North Korea action at U.N.

SEOUL, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Negotiations at the U.N. Security Council over a response to North Korea's rocket launch in December may start next week, a South Korean official said.

S. Korean election could be close

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- South Korean presidential candidates are struggling to attract undecided voters before Wednesday's election, analysts say.

S. Korea, U.S. to discuss N. Korean nukes

SEOUL, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- South Korea's nuclear envoy, Lee Do-hoon, is set to travel to the United States for talks on North Korea's nuclear weapons program, an official said Friday.

S. Korea, Thailand discuss free trade deal

BANGKOK, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- South Korea and Thailand have entered discussions on a possible free trade agreement to "strengthen economic links between the two countries," officials said.

S. Korea seeking to extend missile range

SEOUL, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Talks between the United States and South Korea on Seoul extending the range of its ballistic missiles have reached the "final stage," officials said Friday.

Unification said best way to Korean peace

SEOUL, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Speakers at an international conference this weekend in South Korea urged renewed efforts for unification of the two Koreas to address regional instability.

S. Korean minister apologizes for pact

SEOUL, July 2 (UPI) -- South Korean Foreign Minister Kim Sung-hwan issued an apology Monday for pursuing a military pact with Japan without working harder to gain public support.

Seoul warns North Korea of 'firm' actions

SEOUL, June 1 (UPI) -- North Korea's nuclear and missile systems pose a grave threat to the region and could be met with a firm response, the South Korean foreign minister said.

S. Korea wants China to release activists

SEOUL, May 17 (UPI) -- South Korea's foreign minister said his government is making every effort to win the release of four South Korean activists being held in China.

Avigdor Lieberman refuses security check

SEOUL, March 17 (UPI) -- Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman was allowed to leave South Korea in spite of refusing to put his bag through an X-ray machine.

Ban addresses concerns on North Korea

UNITED NATIONS, March 9 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern about nutritional problems faced by North Korea to a South Korean official.
S. Korea urges China shift on N. Koreans

S. Korea urges China shift on N. Koreans

SEOUL, March 2 (UPI) -- China should not return North Korean refugees to their homeland to face torture and possible execution, the South Korean foreign minister said Friday.

Envoy says talks with N. Korea good start

SEOUL, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A U.S. envoy said Saturday his talks with North Korean officials signaled a good start for resuming stalled nuclear disarmament negotiations.

South Korea wants oil help from Iraq

SEOUL, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- South Korea called on the Iraqi government to help keep the country supplied with crude oil, a ministry official said Friday.
S. Korea accused of intelligence failure

S. Korea accused of intelligence failure

SEOUL, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- The South Korean government has come under opposition attack for alleged intelligence failure relating to the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il.

U.S. soldiers accused in S. Korea rapes

SEOUL, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- The alleged rapes of two South Korean teens by U.S. soldiers has led to protests and a call to allow police to detain soldiers earlier in investigations.
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