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2006-03-19 18:46:47

SEOUL (Reuters) - Five North Koreans defected to South Korea on a small fishing boat that was found adrift on the southern side of the heavily guarded nautical border, an army spokesman said on Sunday.

2006-03-18 22:19:30

SEOUL (Reuters) - Five North Koreans defected to South Korea on a small fishing boat that was found adrift on the southern side of the heavily guarded nautical border, an army spokesman said on Sunday.

2006-03-14 06:10:03

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has the right to launch a pre-emptive attack against U.S.-backed South Korean forces because the two Koreas are technically still at war, the communist state's official media said on Tuesday.

2006-03-10 03:31:16

SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. and South Korean troops will stage a major joint exercise later this month, the U.S. military said on Friday, referring to annual drills that Pyongyang has in the past criticized as a dry run for an invasion.

2006-03-02 04:55:05

By Lee Jin-joo SEOUL (Reuters) - North and South Korean generals began rare talks on Thursday on reducing military tensions and building confidence to help improve cross-border ties, a South Korean official said.

2006-03-01 20:57:25

SEOUL (Reuters) - North and South Korean generals began rare talks on Thursday on reducing military tensions and building confidence to help improve cross-border ties, a South Korean official said.

2006-02-27 05:16:34

By Martin Nesirky and Lee Suwan KAESONG, North Korea (Reuters) - Railway officials from the two Koreas held talks on Monday to try to put back on track a delayed project that would re-establish a rail link across the world's last Cold War frontier.

2006-02-27 04:05:09

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - Yoo Chang-sik gazes into a monitor in the North Korean capital but fails to recognize his sister on a video link from the South's capital, just 220 km (137 miles) away but separated by a fortified border for more than 50 years.

2006-02-24 17:31:37

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea warned the United Nations on Friday that U.S. efforts to draw South Korea into Washington's campaign against the spread of weapons of mass destruction could stall talks on Pyongyang's nuclear plans.

2006-02-20 21:35:17

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean Red Cross and government officials traveled to North Korea on Tuesday for talks on the fate of South Korean prisoners of war and civilian abductees believed to be alive and held in the North.


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taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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