Evacuate, N. Korea advises

Can’t ensure foreigners’ safety, nation says

Posted: April 6, 2013 at 5:39 a.m.

South Korean army reservists show their support for a resolution against North Korea during a gathering Friday at a gymnasium in Seoul. The military tension between the two Koreas has begun to strain the South’s economy.

North Korea has advised foreign diplomats to consider evacuating their embassies in Pyongyang in light of increasing tension in the region, Russian and British diplomats said Friday.

Tensions Endure in Two Koreas, Drills Broadcast

As tension remains high in the Pacific, thousands of North Koreans have taken part in rallies against the U.S. and South Korea, denouncing the joint military exercises that, intentional or not, antagonized the North. (By The Associated Press)
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Tourists near the border village of Panmunjom look toward the Bridge of Freedom, which was destroyed during the Korean War.

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