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Mounting tensions on the Korean Peninsula reached a new level Tuesday as a North Korean agency announced that the communist nation is severing all ties with its neighbor to the south and will "abrogate the agreement on non-aggression."

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Report: N. Korea blamed for sinking shipupdated: Tue May 25 2010 14:47:00

CNN's John Vause looks at the possible fallout after a report alleges North Korea was behind the sinking of a warship.

Obama backs South Korea stance on ship's sinkingupdated: Tue May 25 2010 07:37:00

U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday directed military commanders to work with South Korean troops "to ensure readiness and to deter future aggression" from North Korea.

South Korea suspends trade with N. Koreaupdated: Mon May 24 2010 01:36:00

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak announced Monday his country is suspending trade with North Korea, closing its waters to the North's ships and adopting a newly aggressive military posture after the sinking of a South Korean warship.

Clinton: N. Korea must face consequences over sinkingupdated: Fri May 21 2010 12:54:00

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned Friday that North Korea must faces consequences over the alleged sinking of a South Korean warship which has stoked tensions in the divided peninsular.

Agony still raw for Korean sailors' familiesupdated: Thu May 20 2010 06:25:00

Lee In-ok will never forget Friday, March 26. It was late that night that the 48-year-old heard news that the South Korean warship the Cheonan was sinking in the frigid waters of the Yellow Sea off North Korea.

S. Korea vows measures against N. Koreaupdated: Wed May 19 2010 23:37:00

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak has vowed "resolute" measures against North Korea for its alleged attack on a South Korean warship, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported Thursday.

North Korea denies sinking warship; South Korea vows strong responseupdated: Wed May 19 2010 23:33:00

The president of South Korea has vowed "resolute" measures against North Korea for its alleged attack on a South Korean warship, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported Thursday.

South Korea awaits official report into ship sinkingupdated: Wed May 19 2010 09:43:00

As South Korea awaits the release of an official report into the sinking of a warship Thursday, a range of leaks and unofficial statements is pointing the finger firmly at North Korea.

Will South Korea blame the North for sinking warship?updated: Wed May 19 2010 00:11:00

As South Korea awaits the results of a probe into the sinking of a warship, expected to be made public Thursday, debate is already underway over the policy options open to Seoul if the investigation holds North Korea responsible.

South Korea holds funeral for 46 sailorsupdated: Thu Apr 29 2010 10:11:00

The mood was somber in South Korea Thursday as the nation officially honored the sailors who were lost when their warship went down near disputed waters off North Korea last month.

South Korea honors fallen sailorsupdated: Thu Apr 29 2010 10:11:00

The South Korean navy honors 46 sailors killed or left missing when a ship sank in waters near North Korea.

Report: Close-range blast sank S. Korean shipupdated: Sun Apr 25 2010 02:24:00

An explosion at close range, and not a direct hit, caused the 1,200-ton patrol ship Cheonan to sink last month, a team of South Korean military and civilian investigators has tentatively concluded.

Body found in sunken South Korea vesselupdated: Sat Apr 24 2010 03:35:00

The body of a missing sailor was recovered in the wreckage of a South Korean ship that went down in the Yellow Sea in March, Yonhap news agency reported Saturday.

S. Korean president vows action over sinking of warshipupdated: Mon Apr 19 2010 03:05:00

An emotional President Lee Myung-bak vowed Monday to find out why a South Korean naval ship sank and to "deal resolutely" with whatever or whomever caused the sinking, the country's Yonhap news agency reported.

Sunken ship pulled from waterupdated: Mon Apr 19 2010 03:05:00

South Korea's navy hauls a sunken warship out of the water near the disputed coastal border with North Korea.

South Korea: External explosion sank shipupdated: Fri Apr 16 2010 05:33:00

A South Korean investigator said Friday that an "external explosion" was the most likely cause of the mysterious sinking of a naval ship in which 46 South Korean sailors were lost in tense waters off the North Korean coast.

South Korea stops search for missing sailorsupdated: Sun Apr 04 2010 01:16:00

A week-long search for dozens of sailors lost when a South Korean warship sunk in waters close to North Korea was called off late Saturday after a request from the families of the missing men.

Search for survivors continuesupdated: Sun Apr 04 2010 01:16:00

The cause of a sunken South Korean naval ship remains unknown as rescue efforts continue. CNN's Pauline Chiou explains.

Korean navy diver dies in rescue effort near sunken shipupdated: Tue Mar 30 2010 15:29:00

An experienced diver and master sergeant in the South Korean navy died Tuesday while conducting rescue efforts for 46 seamen who were aboard a patrol ship when it sank, a military official said.

S. Korean ship's section believed foundupdated: Sun Mar 28 2010 23:02:00

South Korean officials said Monday they have found what they believe to be the rear section of a sunken navy ship where up to 46 sailors could be trapped, according to the Yonhap News Agency.

Hopes fade for South Korean sailors after sinkingupdated: Sun Mar 28 2010 11:17:00

Strong winds and rough waves Sunday dimmed hopes of rescuing 46 South Korean sailors as search efforts entered their second day following the Friday night sinking of their navy ship off the North Korean coast.

Search continues for South Korean sailors after sinkingupdated: Sat Mar 27 2010 06:08:00

South Korean rescuers were searching for missing sailors Saturday after a navy ship sank in tense Yellow Sea waters off the coast of North Korea.

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