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  • A South Korea soccer player who displayed a political sign after the bronze-medal match at the London Olympics will have his disciplinary case heard on Oct. 5.

    In this Aug. 10, 2012 file photo, South Korea's Park Jong-woo holds up a banner reading "Dokdo is our Territory," referring to the largely uninhabited islets, midway between South Korea and Japan, after his team won their bronze medal men's soccer match against Japan, at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 5:00 PM EST
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  • Efforts to preserve wildlife in the demilitarized zone that lies between heavily armed North and South Korea are on the agenda at a major environmental forum on South Korea's Jeju island.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 3:30 PM EST
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  • In this Aug. 10, 2012 file photo South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, center, looks at a national flag upon his arrival at islands called Dokdo in Korea and Takeshima in Japan.

    In recent weeks, these long-simmering tensions have returned to a boil, with violent protests in Chinese cities, and an island junket by South Korea's president.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 12:00 PM EST
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  • A Chinese fishing boat navigates through rough waves caused by Typhoon Bolaven in waters off Seogwipo on Jeju Island, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 27, 2012.

    The Korean Peninsula cleaned up Wednesday after one powerful typhoon and girded itself for another that could be particularly damaging to North Korea.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 6:30 PM EST
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