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North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark

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SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called this week's accord between the rival Koreas "a landmark occasion" paving the way for defused military tension and improved ties, but said it was the strength of its armed forces that made the deal possible.

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North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark 28 Aug 2015

SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called this week's accord between the rival Koreas "a landmark occasion" paving the way for defused military tension and improved ties, but said it was the strength of its armed forces that made the deal possible.

UPDATE 1-North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark 28 Aug 2015

* Deal helps defuse military tension, improve ties -N. Korea's Kim

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North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark 28 Aug 2015

SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called this week's accord between the rival Koreas "a landmark occasion" paving the way for defused military tension and improved ties, but said it was the strength of its armed forces that made the deal possible.

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North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark 28 Aug 2015

SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called this week's accord between the rival Koreas "a landmark occasion" paving the way for defused military tension and improved ties, but said it was the strength of its armed forces that made the deal possible.

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark 28 Aug 2015

SEOUL, Aug 28 - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called this week's accord between the rival Koreas "a landmark occasion" paving the way for defused military tension and improved ties, but said it was the strength of its armed forces that made the deal possible.

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China denies rushing forces to border during Korean tensions 27 Aug 2015

BEIJING - China did not rush reinforcements to its border with North Korea following a rise in tensions between the two Koreas last week, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, adding that its forces were in normal deployment.

China denies rushing forces to border during Korean tensions 27 Aug 2015

BEIJING - China did not rush reinforcements to its border with North Korea following a rise in tensions between the two Koreas last week, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, adding that its forces were in normal deployment.

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Flooding in North Korea kills 40, strands thousands 26 Aug 2015

SEOUL/BEIJING - Heavy rain in North Korea killed 40 people, stranded thousands in flash floods and caused "massive" damage on the weekend, the International Federation of the Red Cross said and North Korean media said.

Flooding in North Korea kills 40, strands thousands 26 Aug 2015

SEOUL/BEIJING - Heavy rain in North Korea killed 40 people, stranded thousands in flash floods and caused "massive" damage on the weekend, the International Federation of the Red Cross said and North Korean media said.