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 4 months | Gunfire heard after North Korean soldier flees to South

              A North Korean soldier has crossed the heavily-guarded demilitarized zone to defect to the South, prompting the exchange of apparent warning shots on both sides of the border, South Korean officials say. Two citizens defected by boat in a second event.   

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 4 months | U.S. and South Korea begin massive air combat drills

              The United States and South Korea have launched a major air force drill involving hundreds of planes and more than 12,000 U.S. forces, military officials say. It comes amid heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula.   

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 5 months | North Korean soldier shot by comrades while fleeing to the South

              A North Korean soldier came under fire Monday as he raced towards the demilitarized zone and ran across the border to defect to the South, military officials said on Tuesday. The man was seriously injured.   

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 7 months | South Korea fires ballistic missiles in show of force against the North

              South Korea has fired ballistic missiles into waters off its eastern coast in a show of force against the North, less than 24 hours after North Korea carried out its sixth and most advanced nuclear test to date. (more)   

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 2 yrs | U.S. Forces Korea says remains vigilant after North Korea’s nuclear test

              In a statement released just before North Korea's announced, U.S. Forces Korea said: "U.S. Forces Korea is aware of reports on North Korea's nuclear test today. We remain vigilant and are fully committed to working closely with our Republic of Korea ally to maintain security on the peninsula."   

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