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2008-06-20 09:00:00

After decades of denials, the Chinese have acknowledged burying an American prisoner of war in China, telling the United States that a teenage soldier captured in the Korean War died a week after he "became mentally ill," according to documents provided to The Associated Press.

2006-08-27 00:36:28

SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has proposed South Korea assume wartime command of its troops from the United States in 2009, the South Korean defense ministry said on Sunday. That timeframe compares with Seoul's goal of taking command by 2012.

2006-08-21 23:54:00

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said it was considering a pre-emptive attack to counter a U.S.-South Korean joint military training drill that Pyongyang sees as a "war action," its official media reported on Tuesday.

2006-08-21 07:52:37

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. and South Korean troops began military drills on Monday that are likely to increase regional tensions already high due to the North's July 5 missile launches and reports it is preparing for a nuclear test.

2006-08-21 01:24:12

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has arrested a susp

2006-08-21 01:43:14

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. and South Korean troops started military drills on Monday that are likely to increase regional tensions already high due to the North's July 5 missile launches and reports it is preparing for a nuclear test.

2006-08-20 23:59:19

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has arrested a suspected North Korean spy trying to enter the country at a time when tensions are running high on the peninsula, Yonhap news agency reported on Monday.

2006-08-09 03:21:01

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's planned takeover of wartime command of its troops from the United States will not weaken their alliance or lead to a pullout of the U.S. military from the country, a South Korean official said on Wednesday.

2006-08-01 06:52:23

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - North and South Korean troops exchanged gunfire across their heavily fortified border for the first time in about a year, a military official said on Tuesday.

2006-08-01 03:44:31

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - North and South Korean troops exchanged gunfire across their heavily fortified border for the first time in about a year, a military official said on Tuesday.


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