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2011-01-13 17:22:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, has analyzed the statements made by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates this week regarding North Koreas' threat to the U.S.

2010-07-30 09:12:00

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, has analyzed the U.S. military exercises off the Korean Peninsula this week .

2006-04-18 02:32:19

SEOUL (Reuters) - A sand storm that covered homes and streets in the Chinese capital with a brownish-yellow dust has clogged the air over the Korean peninsula, weather officials said on Tuesday.

2006-03-23 23:16:34

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean and U.S. troops will launch week-long joint exercises on Saturday to test whether they are ready to be mobilized if there was an armed conflict on the Korean peninsula, military officers said.

2005-07-28 21:26:05

By Teruaki Ueno and Lindsay Beck BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States and North Korea struggled on Friday to bridge differences over how to dismantle Pyongyang's nuclear programs, as a fourth day of six-party talks opened with little sign of a deal.

2005-07-27 17:52:47

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China's rapid development is an opportunity rather than a threat to the world, a senior Chinese official said on Wednesday, seeking to stem a rising tide of anti-Beijing sentiment in the United States.

2005-07-22 00:11:44

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - Striking a peace treaty to replace the armistice that ended the 1950-1953 Korean War would resolve the nuclear crisis on the Korean peninsula, a spokesman for North Korea's Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

2005-07-13 07:35:17

By Jon Herskovitz and Carol Giacomo SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States and South Korea are optimistic North Korea, enticed by energy aid, might agree to scrap its nuclear plans and so defuse one of the world's most dangerous crises, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Wednesday.

Latest Korean peninsula Reference Libraries

2007-01-02 11:20:38

The Amur Hedgehog is a hedgehog similar to Western European Hedgehog in outlook and lifestyle. It is more lightly colored. An average animal weighs from 21.16 to 35.27 oz (600 to 1000 g). It is native to Amur Krai and Primorye in Russia, Manchuria in China and the Korean peninsula. PHOTO CREDIT: Amur hedgehog in Lazov natural park, Russia

2006-09-12 11:11:51

The Siberian musk deer (Moschus moschiferus) is a musk deer found in the mountain forests of Northeast Asia. It is most common in the taiga of southern Siberia, but is also found in parts of Mongolia, Inner Mongolia, Manchuria and the Korean peninsula. It is largely nocturnal, and migrates only over short distances. It prefers altitudes of more than 8,530 ft (2600 m). Adults are small, weighing 15 to 37 pounds (7-17 kg). The Siberian musk deer is classified as threatened by the IUCN. It is...

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