Korean Peninsula

North Korean defectors, now living in South Korea, release balloons carrying propaganda leaflets denouncing Kim Jong-Un. North Korean soldiers have been trying to shoot them down, prompting an exchange of machinegun gunfire across the DMZ. (Photo by Jang Seong-Yoon-Donga Daily via Getty Images)

South Korea: 2 Koreas Exchange Gunfire Along Border

Second shooting in 10 days is Pyongyang’s reaction to the release by activists of balloons from the south urging North Koreans to rise up against Kim Jong-Un.

10/19/2014

United Nations explosives experts show how they clear land mines that still lie on the border between Greek and Turkish controlled areas of Cyprus.(BARBARA LABORDE/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. To Sign On To International Land Mine Ban

Administration says United States intends to join international treaty banning land mines.

06/27/2014

This NASA photo shows North Korea as a patch of darkness on Earth. (Credit: NASA Earth Observatory)

NASA Photo Shows North Korea In The Dark

North Korea from space shows country in literal darkness.

03/01/2014

North Korea has completed preparations for a missile test that could come any day, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said as Pyongyang prepares to mark the April 15 birthday of its founder, historically a time when it seeks to draw the world's attention with dramatic displays of military power.  (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Amid Escalating Nuclear Threats, North Korea Prepares Itself For Largest Holiday

North Korea has completed preparations for a missile test that could come any day, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said as Pyongyang prepares to mark the April 15 birthday of its founder, historically a time when it seeks to draw the world’s attention with dramatic displays of military power.

04/10/2013

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