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Kim also referred to a South Korean island that North Korea attacked with artillery in 2010, killing four, saying the residents of Yeonpyeong Island who have been living in fear of North Korean artillery have high hopes the summit will help heal past scars. Kim said he'd visit Seoul's presidential Blue House if ...
Kim also referred to South Korea's Yeonpyeong Island that North Korea attacked with artillery in 2010, killing four, saying its residents who have been living in fear of North Korean artillery have high hopes the summit will help heal past scars. Kim said he'd visit Seoul's presidential Blue House if invited.

Mr Kim also referred to a South Korean island the North attacked with artillery in 2010, killing four, saying the residents of Yeonpyeong Island have high hopes the summit will help heal past scars. Mr Kim said he would visit Seoul's presidential Blue House if invited. Earlier, both leaders smiled broadly as Mr ...
Mr Kim also referred to a South Korean island that North Korea attacked with artillery in 2010, killing four, saying the residents of Yeonpyeong Island who have been living in fear of North Korean artillery have high hopes the summit will help heal past scars. Mr Kim said he'd visit Seoul's presidential Blue ...
The North Korean leader also referred to a South Korean island the North attacked with artillery in 2010, killing four, saying the residents of Yeonpyeong Island have high hopes the summit will help heal past scars. Mr Kim said he would visit Seoul's presidential Blue House if invited. The historic greeting of ...
YEONPYEONG, SOUTH KOREA (AFP) - When a North Korean artillery shell slammed into her house and blew up the top floor in 2010, Kim Soon Ok ran barefoot into the street, terrified and screaming that war had broken out. The barrage of rounds on the island of Yeonpyeong eight years ago killed four ...

The families of South Korean sailors who were killed in the North's attack on the Navy corvette Cheonan in 2010 and a naval clash off Yeonpyeong Island in 2002 are enraged. Kim Yong-chol, who is considered the mastermind of the torpedo attack on the Cheonan, was allowed to visit South Korea during ...
On March 26, Lee, through his aide, posted commemorative remarks for victims of the sinking of the frigate Cheonan in which 46 South Korean soldiers were killed in 2010, the bombardment of Yeonpyeong Island and landmine explosions in the demilitarized zone masterminded by North Korea.
The fourth Friday of March has been designated as Yellow Sea Safeguard Day to remember the three provocations the North launched since 2000, namely the Second Battle of Yeonpyeong, the torpedo attack on the Cheonan Navy vessel and the shelling of Yeonpyeong Island. The day was also ...
This year's ceremony also takes place shortly after Kim Yong-chol — director of the United Front Department of the Workers' Party of North Korea and the mastermind of the Cheonan sinking and the shelling of Yeonpyeong Island later in 2010 — received a courteous welcome from the Moon administration ...
South Korean marines salute during a funeral service for the Marines who were killed in a North Korean artillery barrage on the South Korean border island Yeonpyeong at a military hospital on November 27, 2010, in Seongnam, South Korea. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images. The past 48 hours suggests ...
He allowed Kim Yong-chol — a senior North Korean figure with sanctions from Seoul for masterminding attacks on the South Korean warship Cheonan and Yeonpyeong Island in 2010 and sanctions from Washington for his role in the cyberattack on Sony Pictures in 2014 — to the Olympics closing ...
In 2010, the North shelled South Korea's Yeonpyeong Island (killing two marines and two civilians and injuring 19 people), and it is believed to have sunk the South Korean navy vessel Cheonan, killing 46 sailors. The Moon administration, however, may have needed the statement to reassure the South ...
The statement that the North does not plan to use conventional weapons either reads as an overt promise to refrain from provocations along the lines of the Yeonpyeong Island artillery attack in 2010, which is expected to have a practical effect in terms of preventing military clashes between the two sides.
The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang last month gave a boost to recent engagement between the two Koreas after sharply rising tensions over the North's missile programme. — Reuters. File photo of a South Korean soldier using binoculars to look out to sea from a watchtower on the Yeonpyeong island, ...
There is overwhelming, decades-long evidence that North Korea will fight back. From the sinking of the South Korean corvette Cheonan in 2010, to skirmishes along the border at Yeonpyeong in 2010, 2002 and 1999, to shooting incidents over the decades, North Korea has not only shown a willingness to ...
North Korea disputes the legitimacy of the maritime border, and fired coastal artillery shells toward Yeonpyeong island in South Korea from Mu island in November 2010. The Korean People's Army (KPA) fired around 170 shells at the island, killing two civilians. Mu and Jangjae islands are located 11 km ...

June 15, 1999: South Korean and North Korean naval ships clash off South Korea's Yeonpyeong island. North Korean casualties are estimated at around 50. March 26, 2010: The South Korean corvette Cheonan sinks, killing 46 sailors. An international investigation concludes it had been torpedoed by a ...
November 23, 2010 - North Korea launches artillery at Yeonpyeong Island in South Korea, killing two South Korean marines. February 7-9, 2011 - Military officials from both North and South Korea meet at the DMZ to defuse tensions and restart international aid talks without much success. April 29, 2011 ...
... God sort it out.” Today, the South Korean Marines are looking to modernize their force. On November 23, 2010, North Korean forces shelled Yeonpyeong Island. As a result, South Korean Marines are getting new return-firepower, like the K9 howitzer. To learn more about this elite fighting force, check out the video below: ...
The government held a memorial ceremony to mark the seventh anniversary of North Korea's deadly shelling of South Korea's Yeonpyeong Island in the ... On November 23rd, 2010, the North fired artillery toward Yeonpyeong in response to a live-fire exercise by the South Korean Marines, killing two ...
“The aim of the targeting-striking contest is to confirm the feasibility of the operational plan that occupies Paekryong and Big Yonphyong islands with the close coordination with aviation corps, the artillery and special operation forces…,” KCNA said in a Korean dispatch. Yeonpyeong and Baengnyeong ...
The Republic of Korea Marine Corps (ROKMC) established the NWIDC on June 2011 to “counter North Korean threats toward the five islands that make up the Northwest islands” including Baengnyeong, Daecheong, Socheong, Yeonpyeong and Udo islands. “He… examined the plan for fire strike of the ...
They added that surveillance has confirmed that North Korea has placed a new unit of 122mm multiple rocket launchers within range of Yeonpyeong. Last week, Lt Gen Lee Sang-hoon, the head of South Korea's Marine Corps, inspected front-line troops on the island, and underlined the South's resolve.
When returning from sea, Yeonpyeong fishermen dock their boats at the island's main port, a concrete and asphalt space that smells of salt water and decomposing fish. After unloading their catches, the fishermen gather at one of the island's few restaurants, a short distance down the road, to commiserate.
However, peace efforts dissipated as military tensions began to mount on the peninsula, fueled by the 2010 sinking of South Korean corvette ROKS Cheonan and the subsequent shelling of South Korea's Yeonpyeong Island in the Yellow Sea. Both South and North Korea teamed up to take part in several ...
... the North Korean military's movement immediately after the North's artillery attack on South Korea's frontline island of Yeonpyeong Island.
... opinion regarding North Korea's sinking of South Korea's Cheonan warship and the shelling of Yeonpyeong Island, were discovered to have ...
The two-week exercise is taking place on Baengnyeong and Yeonpyeong islands, just south of the tense Korean border. And the drills ...
The U.S. and South Korean marine corps have also been conducting 12-day joint military drills at Baengnyeong and Yeonpyeong islands on ...
... World Cup, that passed off without a hitch -- the latter despite a clash between the navies of North and South off the island of Yeonpyeong.
... World Cup, that passed off without a hitch -- the latter despite a clash between the navies of North and South off the island of Yeonpyeong.
... manipulation of online public opinion regarding North Korea's sinking of South Korea's Cheonan warship and shelling of Yeonpyeong Island.
In November that year North Korea shelled the South Korean frontline island of Yeonpyeong, killing two soldiers and injuring civilians.
Other possible sites for Trump's visit include the frontline islands of Yeonpyeong or Baengnyeongdo (North Korea bombed Yeonpyeong Island ...
Marine Corps commander Jun Jin Goo (centre) inspecting troops on the Yeonpyeong Island near the tense maritime border with North Korea, ...
... is to last through Friday on the two islands just south of the tense inter-Korean border in the Yellow Sea -- Baengnyeong and Yeonpyeong.
There are even intimations that the shelling of South Korea's Yeonpyeong Island and the sinking of the Republic of Korea Navy vessel ...
... not all the rounds would explode - around a quarter of the 170 shells in Pyongyang's 2010 barrage of Yeonpyeong island in the South failed.
The Chinese Communist Party leaders were reportedly shocked at how easily and quickly a war nearly broke out when the Yeonpyeong ...
The body was found in the waters near South Korea's front-line island of Yeonpyeong in the Yellow Sea by the Coast Guard on Aug. 30, Baik ...
The body was found in the waters near South Korea's front-line island of Yeonpyeong in the Yellow Sea by the Coast Guard on Aug. 30, Baik ...
South Korean Marines patrol on Yeonpyeong Island. South Korea fired artillery in a 90-minute drill from a frontline island on Monday and ...
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Saturday watched a special forces drill to seize South Korea's Baeknyeong and Yeonpyeong islands in ...
The border islands have occasionally seen military skirmishes between the rivals, including a North Korean artillery barrage on Yeonpyeong in ...
In a simulated attack on the South Korean border islands of Baengnyeong and Yeonpyeong, North Korean planes hit targets as its ...
The border islands have occasionally seen military skirmishes between the rivals, including a North Korean artillery barrage on Yeonpyeong in ...
North Korea has started several naval battles with the South, including the 1999 and 2002 Battles of Yeonpyeong, and the 2009 Battle of ...
The South has remained suspicious of Pyongyang's intentions ever since and has often accused Pyongyang of breaking the agreement.
November 23, 2010: North Korea fires 170 artillery shells at Yeonpyeong, the first attack on an area populated by civilians since the war: four are killed, including two civilians.


 

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