N. Korea orders military takeover of inter-Korean factories
PAJU, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday ordered a military takeover of a factory park that had been the last major symbol of cooperation with South Korea, calling Seoul's earlier suspension of operations at the jointly run facility as punishment for the North's recent rocket launch a "dangrous declaration of war.
Analysis: Understanding tensions behind Koreas' factory park
TOKYO (AP) — North Korea reacted quickly and sternly Thursday to South Korea's announcement it will suspend operations at a jointly run factory complex just north of the Demilitarized Zone that is the last major cooperative project between the two countries. It's always difficult to gauge the true ntentions of Pyongyang's secretive ruling regime, but here's a look at what it might mean.
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