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Monday, 8 April 2013

As an aside... North Korea today...

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China rebukes North Korea, says no state should sow chaos
Credit: Reuters/KCNA
By Ben Blanchard and Jane Chung
BEIJING/SEOUL | Sun Apr 7, 2013 7:58pm EDT

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - China's leaders issued thinly veiled rebukes to North Korea for raising regional tensions, with the president saying no country should throw the world into chaos and the foreign minister warning that Beijing would not allow mischief on its doorstep.
The weekend comments were the strongest yet by China in response to more than a month of North Korean rhetoric that has included threats to launch a nuclear attack on the United States and to wage war with Seoul.

No country "should be allowed to throw a region and even the whole world into chaos for selfish gain", President Xi Jinping told a forum on the southern Chinese island of Hainan. He did not name North Korea but he appeared to refer to Pyongyang.

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http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/07/us-korea-north-idUSBRE93408020130407


and warnings to tourists to evacuate SK...

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North KoreaFollow North KoreaRelated Topics: WorldGlobal News JournalSouth KoreaNorth Korea warns foreigners in South to evacuate

SEOUL - North Korea warned foreigners in South Korea to take evacuation measures on Tuesday in case of war, in the latest escalation of warnings from Pyongyang

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video and stuff here...
http://www.reuters.com/places/north-korea


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