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Fri, 29 Nov 2002 WN Asia Profiles WN Countries
EDITORIAL: South Korean election
South Korea's presidential election officially kicked off Wednesday. It is being held against a background of rising tensions between the United States and North Korea on the one hand, and between South Korea and North Korea on the other, over Pyongyang's nuclear development program. (AFP PHOTO/KIM JAE-HWAN )...Full Story

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S.Korean leader says Seoul and Pyongyang must seek peace
South Korea must negotiate with communist North Korea in order to achieve peace between the two countries, South Korea's outgoing President Kim Dae-Jung said in an interview published on Thursday. While it was still premature to speculate about an eventual reunification, Kim said negotiations with the North were vital. (AFP file photo)...Full Story

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China jails a high-flying capitalist
BEIJING - Maybe he was arrogant. Maybe he thought, like many of China's new elite, that the company he built and the riches he amassed would protect him. Maybe he underestimated the hazards that come from mixin...Full Story

The problem at the root of US-European discord
PARISTHE ATTITUDE of the George W. Bush administration and of the neoconservative policy community that supplies its ideas is condescending at best to those who question its actions. | The members of the admini...Full Story

Today in History
| Today is Friday, Nov. 29, the 333rd day of 2002. There are 32 days left in the year. | Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 29, 1952, President-elect Eisenhower kept his campaign promise to visit Korea to as...Full Story

Japan Offers Medical Care to American Defector in North Korea
Japan has asked North Korea to allow American defector Charles Robert Jenkins to get hospital care in Japan. | It was reported Thursday that the 62-year-old Mr. Jenkins has been in the hospital in North Korea, ...Full Story

N.Korea Says Japan Abductee's American Husband Ill
TOKYO - Japan has asked North Korea to let an alleged U.S. defector married to a Japanese woman kidnapped by the communist state be brought to Japan for medical treatment, the latest twist in a diplomatic drama...Full Story


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SDP to freeze exchanges with Workers Party of Korea
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