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US governor visits NKorea in bid to calm tensions

A high-profile U.S. state governor visited North Korea on Friday trying to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula as South Korea planned to conduct artillery drills... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2010

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SKorea to stage firing drills from border island

South Korea said Thursday it will conduct artillery drills similar to ones that prompted North Korea to shell a front-line island last month — a move that risks... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2010

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Richardson heads for NKorea, seeking lower tension

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson left Beijing for North Korea on Thursday as part of stepped-up U.S. diplomacy to cool tensions on the Korean peninsula. The governor, a... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2010

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SKorea stages mass evacuation drill amid tension

South Koreans stopped their cars, donned gas masks and ducked into underground shelters Wednesday in the country's biggest-ever evacuation drill — a government... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2010

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WikiLeaks: Singapore Lee says Myanmar 'stupid'

Singapore statesman Lee Kuan Yew called Myanmar's junta leaders "stupid" and "dense" in conversations with U.S. diplomats, according to classified documents released... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2010

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China: Diplomat went to NKorea to cool tensions

China's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday a recent visit to North Korea by the country's top diplomat marks a significant effort by Beijing to tamp down regional tensions,... Read more »

Dec. 14, 2010

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