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8 Jan
On Monday, North Korean drones flew above various South Korean cities prompting Seoul to scramble fighter jets and attack helicopters. Seoul apologized for not shooting down the North's drones.
2 Jan
Heavy snowfalls batter north, northeast of Japan
21 Oct
In this edition we meet two women from the two Koreas who have joined forces to write a powerful book. The pair hail from neighbouring countries that share common roots and culture, yet have remained technically at war for seven decades.
11 Sep
Seoul's new conservative government made the offer amid strained relations with Pyongyang over its missile tests. The last reunions were held in 2018.
8 Jun 2022
South Korea and the US are sending a signal to North Korea, which had fired eight short-range missiles a day prior.
15 May 2022
At his inauguration ceremony, President Yoon Suk-yeol has proposed an "audacious" economic plan to aid North Korea, if it gives up its nuclear program.
23 Apr 2022
Outgoing South Korean President Moon Jae-in staked his legacy on improving ties with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Moon's conservative successor is expected to handle things differently.
11 Dec 2021
According to the United Nations, during a week in August in Cameroon's Far North, 32 people were killed and dozens wounded in clashes between Musgum fishermen and Choa Arab herders, The authorities said the clashes were sparked by disputes over access to water.
20 Oct 2021
Villagers count the dead after gunmen from a suspected criminal gang attacked the village market in Goronyo in northwest Nigeria's Sokoto state, killing 43 people.
4 Oct 2021
Pyongyang last cut off the hotline in August after joint US-South Korea military drills. The move comes amid a series of weapons tests by the North.
22 Jul 2021
The arrest of another separatist activist wanted by Nigeria sends a clear message that President Buhari won't tolerate secessionist aspirations. But critics say there's much more at play than just arresting figureheads.
30 Jun 2021
The rebel Tigray Defense Forces claimed Mekele and Shire were under their control. Experts warn of a precarious situation after Ethiopia's federal government called a unilateral cease-fire.

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