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Watch: Indian Army neutralizes 2 live bombs in a controlled explosion in J&K
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North Korea seen reinstalling border loudspeakers
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North Korea blows up its joint liaison office with South Korea
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South Korean government expresses strong regret
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Taiwan drives Chinese warplanes from its airspace
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