The letter comes ahead of military exercises between the US and South Korea that the North sees as provocative
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Sunday 14 August 2011
Thursday 28 July 2011
Torrential rain battered the South Korean capital Seoul and surrounding regions yesterday, causing dozens of landslides and flash floods that killed at least 32 people.
Monday 04 July 2011
Four people were missing yesterday and one was in hospital after they jumped into a rain-swollen river in an apparent group suicide attempt conceived online.
Sunday 19 June 2011
A passenger jet was shot at yesterday by South Korean troops who mistook it for a North Korean military aircraft.
Tuesday 17 May 2011
South Korea is forcing Italian fashion house Fendi to leave fur off the catwalk of its largest show in Asia due to protests.
Thursday 05 May 2011
The remains of a British pilot shot down during the Korean War have been handed over, the government said yesterday.
Saturday 30 April 2011
Australian Brett Rumford left world No 1 Lee Westwood trailing in his wake en route to a three-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Ballantine's Championship in Seoul.
Wednesday 27 April 2011
World No 1 Lee Westwood is growing increasingly weary with being asked about his failure to win a first major title and said in Seoul yesterday the question was getting on his nerves.
Wednesday 13 April 2011
A farmer has been arrested after about $10m (£6.1m) in cash was found hidden in a garlic field.
Wednesday 23 March 2011
Scientists from South and North Korea could conduct joint research into an active volcano extolled in the North as the sacred birthplace of Kim Jong-il.
Tuesday 01 March 2011
South Korean and US troops began military drills yesterday, as North Korea warned that the exercises could trigger a nuclear war on the divided peninsula.
Tuesday 15 February 2011
The heaviest snowfall in a century has brought cities on South Korea's east coast to a standstill.
Friday 24 December 2010
North and South Korea beat the drums of war yesterday, each threatening the other with swift retaliation if attacked.
Thursday 23 December 2010
South Korea has vowed to "completely punish" North Korea if it attacks again, and has mobilised hundreds of troops, tanks and helicopters for a massive military exercise.
Wednesday 08 December 2010
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said today his office was starting a preliminary examination of possible war crimes by North Korea.
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