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  • North Korean army officers rally at Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang. Tens of thousands turned out last week in support of the call to arms by their young and inexperienced leader, Kim Jong-un. Their military doctrine is "launch on tactical warning." (Associated Press)

    Rising tensions on Korean Peninsula risk accidental war

    ANALYSIS: The Pentagon said Monday that it was moving a guided-missile destroyer and a sea-based radar platform near North Korea's coastline to respond to any aggressive acts by the communist state, even as the White House said no changes have been detected in the regime's military posture despite its warlike threats.


  • Experts suspect North behind SKorea computer crash

    A cyberattack caused computer networks at major South Korean banks and top TV broadcasters to crash simultaneously Wednesday, paralyzing bank machines across the country and prompting speculation of North Korean involvement.


  • Pop star Rain to be punished for meeting actress

    The South Korean military will punish pop star Rain for meeting with a top actress while on duty during his mandatory military service, the Defense Ministry said Thursday.


  • Pop star Rain to be punished over meeting actress

    The South Korean military will punish pop star Rain for meeting with a top actress while on duty during his mandatory military service, the Defense Ministry said Thursday.


  • South Koreans at Seoul's main railroad station watch a TV news program on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, showing file video footage of South Korean army K-9 self-propelled howitzers during a previous military exercise. The South's marines returned fire Wednesday after North Korea launched artillery shells into waters near the disputed maritime line that separates the two rivals, South Korean defense officials said. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

    Officials: N. Korean shell lands in S. Korean waters

    South Korean marines returned fire Wednesday after North Korea launched artillery shells into waters near the disputed maritime line that separates the two rivals, South Korean defense officials said.


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