North Korea has conducted live artillery drills near a disputed western maritime border with the South just days after President Obama and his South Korean counterpart urged Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons.
Read original article – Published April 29, 2014 9:19 AM ET
North Korea Conducts Artillery Drills Near Southern Border
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