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South Korea, U.S. to discuss missile defence; South cuts power to Kaesong park

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SEOUL South Korea and the United States are expected to begin talks next week on possible deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defence system following North Korea's recent rocket launch, officials said on Friday, as Seoul cut power to a factory park run jointly with the North.

Korean Kang flirts with a 59 to share Pebble Beach lead 12:42am GMT

South Korea's Kang Sung-hoon fell one stroke shy of becoming only the seventh player to shoot a 59 on the PGA Tour as he surged into a tie for the lead after the second round of the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Friday.

Golf-Korean Kang flirts with a 59 to share Pebble Beach lead 12:33am GMT

Feb 12 South Korea's Kang Sung-hoon fell one stroke shy of becoming only the seventh player to shoot a 59 on the PGA Tour as he surged into a tie for the lead after the second round of the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Friday.

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South Korea, U.S. to discuss missile defense; South cuts power to Kaesong park 12 Feb 2016

SEOUL South Korea and the United States are expected to begin talks next week on possible deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system following North Korea's recent rocket launch, officials said on Friday, as Seoul cut power to a factory park run jointly with the North.

UPDATE 2-S.Korea, U.S. to discuss missile defence; South cuts power to Kaesong park 12 Feb 2016

SEOUL, Feb 12 South Korea and the United States are expected to begin talks next week on possible deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defence system following North Korea's recent rocket launch, officials said on Friday, as Seoul cut power to a factory park run jointly with the North.

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North Korea says South's pulling out of industrial zone 'declaration of war' 12 Feb 2016

PAJU, South Korea North Korea said it was kicking out all South Koreans from the jointly run Kaesong industrial zone on Thursday, calling the South's move to suspend operations, in retaliation for Sunday's rocket launch by the North, a "declaration of war". | Video

REFILE-PREVIEW-Bank of Korea expected to stand pat in Feb, cut seen imminent 12 Feb 2016

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South Korea, U.S. to discuss missile defence; South cuts power to Kaesong park 12 Feb 2016

SEOUL South Korea will begin talks with Washington as early as next week on deploying an advanced U.S. missile defence system following North Korea's rocket launch, an official said on Friday, as Seoul cut power to a factory park run jointly with the North.

S.Korea Jan dept, discount store sales seen rebounding from Dec 12 Feb 2016

SEOUL, Feb 12 Annual sales at South Korea's top department and discount stores in January were seen rebounding from the previous month, finance ministry estimates showed on Friday, backing recent policymaker comments that consumption is steadily recovering.

S.Korea cuts off power, water into Kaesong zone in N.Korea 11 Feb 2016

SEOUL, Feb 12 South Korea has cut off the supply of power and water into the Kaesong industrial zone run jointly with North Korea, it said on Friday, hours after the North kicked out the South's workers and froze the assets of companies operating there.

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Russia keeps bombing despite Syria truce; Assad vows to fight on

MUNICH/AMMAN Major powers agreed on Friday to a pause in combat in Syria, but Russia pressed on with bombing in support of its ally President Bashar al-Assad, who vowed to fight until he regained full control of the country. | Video