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  • In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, greets North Korean Vice Marshal Choe Ryong Hae in Beijing Friday, May 24, 2013. The top North Korean envoy delivered a letter from leader Kim Jong Un to Xi on Friday and told him Pyongyang would take steps to rejoin stalled six-nation nuclear disarmament talks, in an apparent victory for Beijing's efforts to coax its unruly ally into lowering tensions. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Rao Aimin)

    An apparent victory for Beijing's efforts to coax its unruly ally into lowering tensions as Pyongyang pledged to take steps to rejoin stalled talks.

    LAST UPDATE : May 24, 2013, 11:21 AM EDT
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  • South Korean men watch a TV news program reporting missile launch conducted by North Korea, at a Seoul train station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 20, 2013.

    North Korea fired short-range projectiles into its own eastern waters Monday for a third straight day, Seoul officials said. The North said it was bolstering deterrence against enemy attack.

    LAST UPDATE : May 20, 2013, 3:08 PM EDT
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  • In this photo taken on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, former National Intelligence Service director Won Sei-hoon, center, leaves Supreme Prosecutors' Office after being summoned, in Seoul, South Korea. The scandal shaking up South Korea’s main spy agency is not cloak-and-dagger stuff, but the kind of low-grade trickery anyone with an Internet connection could pull off. And the target was not Seoul’s opaque rival to the north, but the country’s own people. Internet postings ostensibly from ordinary South Koreas, b

    Internet postings ostensibly from ordinary S.Koreans, but actually from National Intelligence Service agents, allegedly boosted President Park Geun-hye.

    LAST UPDATE : May 13, 2013, 11:45 AM EDT
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