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2008-07-16 09:00:44

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Yonhap headline: "Report on Environmental Damage by USFK Issued"] SEOUL, July 16 (Yonhap) - A report on environmental damage found over the past 10 years inside US military bases in South Korea was issued by civic organizations on Wednesday [16 July], with land contamination from oil being the most serious problem. The Comprehensive Report on Environmental Damages in US Bases in Korea, the first of its kind, was released amid...

2006-06-26 01:20:00

SEOUL -- The U.S. Air Force has deployed an updated version of its U-2 spy plane in South Korea, but a military official said on Monday the move was previously planned and not related to a possible North Korean missile launch. In recent days, U.S. officials have said evidence such as photographs from spy satellites indicated that North Korea might be preparing to test launch a long-range missile. Washington and others have warned Pyongyang that such a launch would pose a grave danger to...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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