Demilitarized Zone

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Separatists barring OSCE observers from their positions

The OSCE observers are capable of monitoring only Ukraine army positions as separatists do not allow them access to their territory, TCH war correspondent Andry Tsaplienko said, UNIAN reports Oct. 1.“As soon as a car with OSCE observers approaches the ... [Published ZIK - 3 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

This South Korean Monk Comforts North Korean Souls

SEOUL – Alongside the highway that runs from Seoul to the barbed wire fences of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) there is an all but forgotten cemetery. For one South Korean Buddhist monk, this is a truly sacred site.Muk-gai chants — this is meant to ease ... [Published Worldcrunch - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

The 12th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 12) draws attention from global news media

① Dramatic changes in global pharmaceutical, agricultural, and bio industries —the first Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol② Ecological resources of Gangwon-do such as demilitarized zone (DMZ) and the ... [Published Gangwon-Do - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

What will happen if Kim Jong-Un's ill health worsens?

So far, it has only been admitted by North Korean state media that Kim Jong Un has been suffering from ‘discomfort’. This admission in itself has been viewed as having potential significance.Speculation about the seriousness of Kim Jong Un’s condition ... [Published Irish Independent - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

$200,000 robot scans terrain, locates humans and shoots them from up to 2 miles away with full automation

by J. D. Heyes(NaturalNews) For less than the price of a home in many parts of the U.S., a South Korean company is developing a deadly robot that will come with an array of weapons and a two-mile range.A subsidiary of the Samsung Group is developing what ... [Published Natural News - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Biodiversity convention holds discussions on Living Modified Organism

Potatoes, corn, tomatoes and beans not-so-special, everyday produce.What you may NOT know is that you could be eating produce that comes with a twist in its genetic material.Living Modified Organisms, or LMOs as they are called, are living organisms that ... [Published Arirang - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

UN Biodiversity Convention Opens in S.Korea

A United Nations environmental convention on biodiversity opened on Monday in Pyeongchang, Gangwon Province.Some 20-thousand government officials, environmentalists and businesspeople from about 190 countries gathered in the city for the 12th meeting ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Israeli Tourists Flock to Golan Heights to Catch Glimpse of al-Qaida

Al-Qaida linked rebels now in control of demilitarized zone between Syria and IsraelVisible from the Israeli side of the Golan Heights, smoke rises from a Syrian village where rebels and government forces battle.(Jack Guez/AFP/)Israeli tourists are flocking ... [Published International Business Times UK - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

North Korean threat underscores need for land mine exemption

Last summer, more than 80 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles – the iconic vehicle of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq – were brought to South Korea to see how they might be used by American troops here. Now, the 2nd Infantry Division determined ... [Published Stars and Stripes - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 3 reports

PRESIDENT PARK CALLS ON UN TO BRING DOWN KOREAN FRONTIER

Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye urged the world to help bring peace to the divided Korean peninsula, thus eliminating the last Cold War frontier. A direct reference to the 25 year anniversary (November ... [Published Misna - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 3 reports

Park Presses Pyongyang, Tokyo on Human Rights Issues

Anchor: President Park Geun-hye called on the North to improve its human rights conditions in her speech given Wednesday at the United Nations. The president’s comments came just a day after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pressured the North on its ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - S. Korean president calls on UN to spearhead efforts to establish eco-peace park in DMZ

S. Korean president calls on UN to spearhead efforts to establish eco-peace park in DMZContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Wednesday called on the United Nations to spearhead efforts ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 24 2014]

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...schedules and deploys its forces on a rotational basis to South Korea to support its commitment to South Korea," an 8th Army official said. "The 3-8th Cavalry Regiment will be stationed nine months separately on two different bases — Camp Hovey in Dongducheon and Camp Stanley in Uijeongbu."
The 58-year-old monk says he doesn’t consider them as enemies. "It isn’t about sympathy — they were soldiers and soldiers obey their orders. In Buddhism, we say when people die they do not vanish, their bodies go away, but their souls still exist and are later reborn in many different forms."
A subsidiary of the Samsung Group is developing what is essentially a robot sentry called the "SGR-A1." As reported by UberGizmo, "this particular robot will carry a fair amount of weapons that ought to make you think twice about crossing the borders of South Korea illegally -- as it has been tested out at the demilitarized zone along the border... with its neighbor, North Korea."
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Ukraine: Key dates of conflict in east Ukraine [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 29 2014]
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Offer ‘associate status’ to non-Jews [Published Jewish Standard - Sep 29 2014]
COP/MOP 7 Highlights | IISD RS | Monday, 29 Sep... [Published IISD - Sep 29 2014]
Biodiversity conference to be held in Pyeongchang [Published Office of the President, Republic of Korea - Sep 29 2014]
Biodiversity convention holds discussions on Li... [Published Arirang - Sep 29 2014]
Further to go on landmines [Published Register-Guard - Sep 29 2014]
UN Biodiversity Convention Opens in S.Korea [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 29 2014]
First failures of peace between Arabs and Jews ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 28 2014]
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Israeli Tourists Flock to Golan Heights to Catc... [Published International Business Times UK - Sep 27 2014]
A Japan Strategist Roundtable Discussion: What'... [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 27 2014]
Troops to deploy for Golan without extra weapons [Published Irish Independent - Sep 27 2014]
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Ukraine: Key dates of conflict in east Ukraine [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 29 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Ukraine 09/29/2014 17:39 GMT KIEV, September 29, 2014 (AFP) - Here are key dates in the Ukraine crisis since pro-Moscow separatists launched an insurgency in the east of the former Soviet republic in April. The Ukraine ...
Sudan: Update on Abyei [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 24 2014]
Source: Small Arms SurveyCountry: Sudan, South Sudan As of mid-September 2014 Abyei still does not have a local government or police force, despite the obligations of both the Government of Sudan (GoS) and the Government of the Republic of South Sudan ...
U.S. To Get Rid Of All Land Mines, Except The O... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Sep 23 2014]
The United States will be destroying its stockpile of land mines , with one notable exception: The United States pledged Tuesday to destroy  its land mine supply  outside of the Korean peninsula, in Washington’s latest move to make good on a decade-old ...
Ukraine: Ukraine rebels start pullback under pe... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 23 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Ukraine 09/23/2014 08:49 GMT by Michel MOUTOT with Anna MALPAS in Moscow DONETSK, September 23, 2014 (AFP) - Pro-Russian rebels said Tuesday they were starting to withdraw their big guns from the frontline in eastern ...
Ukraine: Rival Ukraine forces ready pullback un... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 21 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Ukraine 09/20/2014 11:35 GMT by Dmitry ZAKS and Joe SINCLAIR in Donetsk, Ukraine KIEV, September 20, 2014 (AFP) - Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian militias were due Saturday to pull back their troops from a demilitarised ...
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