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South Korean follows parents in rare defection to North: media

Seoul - A South Korean man has defected to North Korea, following in the footsteps of his political parents who also made a high-profile switch of allegiance in the 1980s, according to Pyongyang's state media.

Five N. Koreans sail across tense border to S. Korea

Seoul - Five North Koreans in a small boat crossed the sea border into South Korean waters Saturday, a Coast Guard official said, in an apparent bid to defect to the South.

Second North Korean soldier defects to South in a month

Seoul - A North Korean soldier defected to the South after crossing the heavily fortified border, a defence ministry spokesman said on Saturday, the second soldier to defect this month.

Seoul says North Korean soldier defects across DMZ

Seoul - A North Korean soldier escaped to South Korea Tuesday evening by walking across the Demilitarised Zone that bisects the peninsula, Seoul's defence ministry said.

Seoul says North Korean soldier defects across DMZ

Seoul - A North Korean soldier escaped to South Korea Tuesday evening by walking across the Demilitarised Zone that bisects the peninsula, Seoul's defence ministry said.

Seoul says North Korean soldier defects across DMZ

Seoul - A North Korean soldier escaped to South Korea Tuesday evening by walking across the Demilitarised Zone that bisects the peninsula, Seoul's defence ministry said.

N. Korea embassy official defects in Beijing: report

Seoul - A North Korean embassy official in Beijing has defected, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said Wednesday, while a separate report suggested two embassy staff had sought asylum with the Japanese mission there.

N. Korea offers to send 'abducted' defectors' parents to South

Seoul - North Korea said Thursday it wanted to set up a meeting -- in Seoul if necessary -- between a dozen recent defectors and their parents to prove Pyongyang's claim that the former were abducted by South Korea.

Syria: General and 20 soldiers defect

According to Syrian opposition activists a brigadier general of the Syrian Army along with around 20 soldiers have defected.

Iranian diplomat seeks asylum in Europe, the third one this year

Oslo - Mr. Farzad Farhangian is an Iranian diplomat who served in Brussels, Belgium. He is now seeking asylum in Norway, from where he wants to join the opposition to the regime in Iran which he can no longer support.
 

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