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South Korean army chief resigns
Hwang Eui-don's decision to quit comes amid increased tensions with North Korea after shelling of island.
Last updated: 14 Dec 2010 10:55 GMT
Seoul appoints new defence chief
Kim Kwan-jin expected to boost military morale amid growing criticism over response to North Korea attack.
Last updated: 26 Nov 2010 14:03 GMT
N Korea leader appears with son
Kim Jong-il stands with heir apparent in live broadcast for first time amid celebrations and a massive military parade.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2010 18:59 GMT
Pomp marks N Korean anniversary
Secretive country celebrates 65 years of communist rule amid rare media access and talk of succession.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2010 15:04 GMT
N Korea marks Communist founding
Country celebrates 65 years of Communist rule with rare media access ahead of expected announcement of power handover.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2010 16:29 GMT
North Korea denounces US sanctions
New restrictions and war games with South are expression of "hostility", official says.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2010 12:59 GMT
US imposes new sanctions on N Korea
Measures aimed at stopping Pyongyang's nuclear proliferation efforts, US officials say.
Last updated: 21 Jul 2010 10:49 GMT
Clinton signals support for S Korea
US officials visit Demilitarised Zone as spy chief nominee warns of "dangerous new period".
Last updated: 21 Jul 2010 06:26 GMT
'Dangerous new period' from N Korea
US spy chief nominee says Cheonan sinking may signal period of direct attacks on South.
Last updated: 21 Jul 2010 05:03 GMT
US carrier deployed to South Korea
USS George Washington joins naval exercises amid raised tensions on Korean peninsula.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2010 10:21 GMT
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