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UNITED NATIONS - A UN Security Council statement, reflecting weeks of diplomatic wrangling over the March 26 sinking of the South Korean military ship Cheonan, seems to have diffused tensions.
UNITED NATIONS - A few years ago, one would have assumed that today, June 15, would be a day of celebration across the Korean peninsula.
UNITED NATIONS-The turmoil that has swept Korea after the tragic March 26 sinking of the Cheonan, a South Korean naval ship, and the subsequent death of 46 sailors has left the peninsula closer to the war than it has been for decades.