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Seoul seeks UNSC statement on WMD nonproliferation: official

SEOUL, April 21 (Yonhap) -- South Korea plans to push for the adoption of a statement on the nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) when it assumes the presidency of the United Nations Security Council next month, a government official said Monday. South Korea, a nonpermanent member of the council, is scheduled to take the rotating presidential seat of the security body in May, following its previous one-month presidency in February 2013.

Drones' GPS data point to N. Korean origin

By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, April 8 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean military's inquiry into three small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) found near the tensely guarded border has shown that the aircraft were sent from North Korea, a finding based on their GPS data coordinates, engines and fuel types, a senior official said Tuesday.

S. Korean military vows to step up anti-drone measures

By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, April 7 (Yonhap) - South Korea's defense minister ordered tighter vigilance against new threats of small unmanned aerial vehicles on Monday as a recent discovery of suspected North Korean drones has sparked concern over the nation's air defense system. Kim Kwan-jin issued the order at a meeting of top military commanders convened to discuss anti-drone measures after South Korea collected three drones in less than a month near the western and eastern front and on a border island.

S. Korean military vows to step up anti-drone measures

By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, April 7 (Yonhap) - South Korea's defense minister ordered tighter vigilance against new threats of small unmanned aerial vehicles on Monday as a recent discovery of suspected North Korean drones has sparked concern over the nation's air defense system. Kim Kwan-jin issued the order at a meeting of top military commanders convened to discuss anti-drone measures after South Korea collected three drones in less than a month near the western and eastern front and on a border island.

S. Korean military vows to step up anti-drone measures

By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, April 7 (Yonhap) - South Korea's defense minister ordered tighter vigilance against new threats of small unmanned aerial vehicles as a recent discovery of suspected North Korean drones has sparked concern over the nation's air defense system. Kim Kwan-jin issued the order at a meeting of top military commanders convened to discuss anti-drone measures after South Korea collected three drones in less than a month near the western and eastern front and on a border island.

S. Korea says two drones are from N. Korea

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has concluded that the two drones that were recently found near the border with North Korea were from the communist nation, a defense ministry official said Wednesday, prompting the military to seek measures to tighten air space security. South Korea recovered two unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) near the border -- one found in Paju, just south of the demilitarized zone, on March 24, and the other discovered on Baengnyeong Island near the tensely guarded western maritime border on Monday when North Korea held a live-fire drill.

S. Korea says two drones are from N. Korea

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has concluded that the two drones that were recently found near the border with North Korea were from the communist nation, a defense ministry official said Wednesday, prompting the military to seek measures to tighten air space security. South Korea recovered two unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) near the border -- one found in Paju, just south of the demilitarized zone, on March 24, and the other discovered on Baengnyeong Island near the tensely guarded western maritime border on Monday when North Korea held a live-fire drill.

S. Korea says two drones are from N. Korea

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has concluded that the two drones that were recently found near the border with North Korea were from the communist nation, a defense ministry official said Wednesday, prompting the military to seek measures to tighten air space security. South Korea recovered two unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) near the border -- one found in Paju, just south of the demilitarized zone, on March 24, and the other discovered on Baengnyeong Island near the tensely guarded western maritime border on Monday when North Korea held a live-fire drill.

S. Korea says two drones are from N. Korea

SEOUL, April 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has concluded that the two drones that were recently found near the border with North Korea were from the communist nation, a defense ministry official said Wednesday, prompting the military to seek measures to tighten air space security. South Korea recovered two unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) near the border -- one found in Paju, just south of the demilitarized zone, on March 24, and the other discovered on Baengnyeong Island near the tensely guarded western maritime border on Monday when North Korea held a live-fire drill.

Colorado town rejects drone-hunting licenses

By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Voters in the small farming town of Deer Trail, Colorado, on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a tongue-in-cheek proposal to issue hunting licenses to shoot down unmanned drones that fly over the hamlet's airspace, an election official said. The ballot question, which would have allowed the town of 600 to issue mock $25 permits for the supposed targeting of unmanned aerial vehicles, was rejected by 73 percent of voters, said Town Clerk Kim Oldfield.
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