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2006-04-22 01:24:12

SEOUL (Reuters) - Senior South Korean and Japanese diplomats met for a second day on Saturday to try to end a row over disputed islands that has hurt ties long strained by Japan's colonial rule of Korea last century.

2006-04-21 21:31:16

SEOUL (Reuters) - Senior South Korean and Japanese diplomats met for a second day on Saturday to try to end a row over disputed islands that has hurt ties long strained by Japan's colonial rule of Korea last century.

2006-04-21 06:28:33

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - Japanese and South Korean officials held "tough" talks on Friday to try to resolve a standoff over disputed islands that has jarred a relationship long strained by Japan's colonial rule of Korea last century.

2006-04-19 22:27:25

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea called in Japan's envoy on Thursday to try to avert a high-seas showdown over a set of desolate islands claimed by both countries.

2006-04-19 20:33:49

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has told South Korea that it will not send survey ships near a group of disputed tiny islands if Seoul drops its plan to propose giving Korean names to some places in the area at an international conference in June, a Japanese government source said on Thursday.

2006-03-31 08:15:15

By Lindsay Beck and Chris Buckley BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Hu Jintao offered to ease tensions with Japan when he met a retired Japanese leader on Friday, but said Japan's current prime minister must stop visiting a shrine honouring war criminals.

2006-03-30 01:34:26

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's education ministry sparked a protest from South Korea on Thursday by calling for school textbooks to be revised to clarify Tokyo's claim to islands disputed with South Korea and China.

2006-03-23 02:59:13

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea appears to be signaling its desire to return to stalled six-country talks on its nuclear programs and to be interested in breaking the deadlock, South Korea's foreign minister said on Thursday. Ban Ki-moon -- a candidate for the post of U.N.

2006-03-16 03:45:49

SEOUL (Reuters) - Police arrested a South Korean women on suspicion of burning down several buildings at a U.S. Army base in Seoul on Thursday because she was angry at what she saw as "U.S.

2006-03-07 01:27:06

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese police, coast guard and immigration officials on Tuesday raided a North Korean freighter, which media reports said had been involved in an illegal shipment of ingredients for sarin nerve gas to North Korea a decade ago.


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