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# koreas - Saturday 6 July, 2013

North and South Korea hold rare talks after months of increasing tensions

The talks follow months of friction and threats of war by Pyongyang after its February nuclear test attracted tougher UN sanctions, further squeezing its struggling economy.

# koreas - Friday 10 August, 2012

Proposals for Korean family reunions 'rejected'

Families have been separated since the 1950-53 Korean War.

# koreas - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Is North Korean leader Kim Jong Un married?

South Korea says mystery woman recently spotted accompanying the new leader is his wife.

# koreas - Monday 25 June, 2012

North Korea criticises 'provocative' use of its flag during drills

US-South Korean military drills last week displayed a North Korean flag.

# koreas - Monday 23 April, 2012

Is Kim Jong Un deviating from father's message?

New North Korean leader signals economic reform in his public address.

# koreas - Monday 20 February, 2012

South Korea carries out military drill as North threatens 'merciless' attack

The North is due to hold nuclear disarmament talks with the US and other countries later this week.

# koreas - Monday 22 August, 2011

North Korea seizing South's assets at Diamond Mountain resort

Seoul’s refusal to re-start tourist trips to the joint resort after a South Korean tourist was shot dead three years ago has angered Pyongyang.

# koreas - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

North and South Korea exchange fire across disputed waters

Seoul claims its military opened fire only after the North had launched shells towards one of the South-controlled islands.