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CBC News: North Korea tensions: what's at stake site description for CBC News: North Korea tensions: what's at stake
This interactive from CBC News offers a graphic representation of the current tensions concerning North Korea, including key facts, important developments in standoff over war threats, nuclear tests. 
http://www.cbc.ca/news/interactives/north-korea-dashboard/

 
BBC News - China media: Tension over North Korea site description for BBC News - China media: Tension over North Korea
"Media and experts in China shift blame to Washington and Seoul for a recent flare-up of tensions between the two Koreas, while noting that debate on whether to cut Pyongyang off is growing in China". [site] 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21751335

 
The Big Picture: Tension in the Koreas (Nov. 23/2010) site description for The Big Picture: Tension in the Koreas (Nov. 23/2010)
"Yesterday, November 23rd, North Korea fired scores of artillery shells at the South Korean island of Yeonpyeong, killing at least four (two soldiers, two civilians), wounding 18 more, destroying several houses, and setting numerous fires in one of the most serious clashes between the two countries... 
http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/11/tension_in_the_koreas.html

 
BBC News - How Potent are North Korea's Threats? site description for BBC News - How Potent are North Korea's Threats?
"The latest UN sanctions on North Korea unleashed an angry response. Pyongyang announced an end to all non-aggression pacts with the South, having earlier threatened a pre-emptive nuclear strike against attackers. The BBC examines how much of a threat North Korea really poses to the US and its Asian... 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21710644

 
Globe and Mail: Despite North Korea warnings, no sign it’s readying new rocket: U.S. institute site description for Globe and Mail: Despite North Korea warnings, no sign it’s readying new rocket: U.S. institute
"Recent satellite imagery shows no sign North Korea is readying another long-range rocket launch within the next month or another nuclear test, a U.S. research institute said Tuesday. North Korea has previously announced it would conduct more rocket launches and has also hinted at a follow-up to its... 
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/despite-north-korea-warnings-no-sign-its-readying-new-rocket-us-institute/
article9699772/

 
CBC News: Unpredictable North Korea poses serious threat, U.S. says site description for CBC News: Unpredictable North Korea poses serious threat, U.S. says
"An unpredictable North Korea, with its nuclear weapons and missile programs, stands as a serious threat to the United States and East Asia nations, the director of National Intelligence warned Tuesday in a sober assessment of worldwide threats." [site] 
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2013/03/12/wrd-north-korea-us.html

 
BBC News Video: Korea DMZ 24 hours at the last Cold War frontier site description for BBC News Video: Korea DMZ 24 hours at the last Cold War frontier
This 3 minute BBC News video gives an overview of a day in the life of a South Korean soldier patrolling the DMZ (the demilitarized zone). Note that the video begins with an ad. 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21226104

 
The Telegraph: North Korea's Conflict with the South Timeline site description for The Telegraph: North Korea's Conflict with the South Timeline
"North and South Korea have been involved in a number of skirmishes since the 1950-1953 war, which ended in an armistice rather than a formal peace treaty." [site] Check out the two images that demonstrate the conflicts between 1968 and 2010. 
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/southkorea/8153048/North-Koreas-conflict-with-the-South-timeline.html

 
BBC News: Q&A: North Korea nuclear programme site description for BBC News: Q&A: North Korea nuclear programme
"The BBC looks at North Korea's nuclear ambitions and multi-national efforts to curtail them." [site] 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11813699

 
N.Y. Times Interactive: North Korea's Nuclear Program site description for N.Y. Times Interactive: North Korea's Nuclear Program
Use this interactive timeline to explore "the country's nuclear weapons program and its development of long-range rocket systems" [site]. Click on the dots to move across the timeline, extending from 1991 up to the last few days. 
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/02/05/world/asia/northkorea-timeline.html?ref=northkorea&_r=0#/#time238_7085
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