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The South Korean navy held a rare live-fire drill near a set of disputed islands on Friday, brushing off angry protests from co-claimant Japan, which called the exercises "deplorable".
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North Korea halted its live-fire drill just 10 minutes after starting it Tuesday.
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North Korea has started firing drills near a disputed sea border with North Korea, South Korea`s military said on Tuesday, after it notified the South earlier of two areas near populated islands where it would conduct the exercise.
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Officials at Boston`s Logan International Airport are apologising for holding a fire drill, complete with smoke and flames, on the 12th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
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Taiwan`s coastguards said today that Taipei had staged a live-fire drill within a hotly-contested island chain in the South China Sea, in a move that risks stoking regional tensions.
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South Korea said the drill, the second of its kind in the area this year, was routine and had passed without incident.
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North Korea used a similar live-fire drill last November
as the pretext for its bombardment of Yeonpyeong island near
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South Korea was to stage
live-fire artillery exercises on two islands near the tense
border with North Korea, including one hit by a deadly barrage
from the North last November.
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S Korea prepared for a live-fire drill near the tense North Korean border.
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A mock fire drill was conducted
at the Ministry of Home Affairs today to check the
preparedness of emergency services and keep employees abreast
of safety measures.
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