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10 Surprises of (South) Korea (1950-2007)

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From: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/art/2007/12/135_12432.html originally

The Korea Times, the nation’s first English daily, turned 57 on Nov. 1, 2007. The TOP 10 Series will feature the biggest news stories, scandals, events, figures, surprises and memorable moments in the coming weeks, in celebration of the anniversary. The series will allow our readers to revisit these moments of the past. Current and former staff members of the oldest English daily selected the Top 10s through internal meetings, online surveys and advice from outside experts. If you have differing opinions, let us know by email (gallantjung@koreatimes.co.kr).

Korean War (1950-53)

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The Korean War broke out on June 25, 1950, when North Korean troops invaded South Korea, crossing the 38th parallel, the line dividing the two Koreas. Continue reading

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