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Date : May 20, 2013
North Korea Seized Chinese Fishing Boat
   http://news.yahoo.com/china-seeks-release-fishing-boat-seized-north-ko… [859]
According to Chinese officials, North Korea recently captured a Chinese fishing boat that was moving between the Chinese city Dalian and the Korean peninsula and is demanding 600,000 yuan ($97,600) in ransom for the return of its 16 crew members. While seizing Chinese fishing boats is not a new behavior, tensions between the countries have been rising as North Korea continues to pursue a nuclear and ballistic missile program.

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