Yalu River


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No more marches to the Yalu River of the sort that triggered China's intervention in the Korean War.
A Chinese tour boat cruises on the Yalu River which borders North Korea - AFP Pope to meet Myanmar army head and Rohingya refugees Pope Francis will meet with the head of Myanmar's army while in the country and with Rohingya refugees later while he is in Bangladesh, both last-minute additions to his tour of the two countries next week, the Vatican said on Wednesday, according to Reuters.
Additionally, such a move by the Chinese would help to reduce the flow of DPRK refugees across the Yalu River into China and Russia, a significant improvement over what will happen should the U.S.
The Korean War was brought to an end in July 1953 after President Eisenhower had used the Indian Prime Minister Nehru to warn the Chinese leader Zhou Enlai in May that the US would use atomic bombs north of the Yalu river in North Korea unless peace talks in Panmunjom between North and South Korea made rapid progress.
Nightmares of millions of refugees crossing the Yalu River, factional conflict in Pyongyang, combat among competing military units spilling across the border, and loose nukes have created a strong Chinese preference for the status quo.
Chinese tourists in Dandong, a city bordering North Korea, piled on to ferries and speedboats on Sunday for cruises on the Yalu river and up-close views of North Korean border guards and villages.
China and North Korea share an (http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/22/weekinreview/22marsh.html?_r=0) 880-mile border , divided by the Yalu River, Paektu Mountain and the Tumen River.
On March 31, 2007, Park says, she and her mother illegally crossed the frozen Yalu River in the dead of night, arriving in China with only a vague idea of where to go from there.
The line, under construction since 2010, will run 207 km (127 miles) from Shenyang to the border city of Dandong, which faces North Korea across the Yalu River, and will shorten the train journey from 3 1/2 hours to just over one hour, Xinhua said.
on March 1, 1919, the entire Korean peninsula, from the Yalu River to Jeju Island, rocked and exploded.
Pyongyang said on Saturday that 21-year-old Joo Won-moon, a New York University student who holds a US green card, was arrested and detained on April 22 after entering the country through the Yalu River from Dandong, China, press tv reported.
The great bulk of Give Me Tomorrow concentrates on George Company at the Chosin Reservoir, a part of X Corps's attack towards the Yalu River. Chinese Communist forces infiltrated large numbers of troops into North Korea and lured Eighth Army and X Corps into extending their supply lines to the point where the Chinese technique of double envelopment and encirclement was favorable, given a superior number of troops.
Hunziker had reportedly been drinking with a friend in 1996 when he decided to swim naked across the Yalu River between China and the North.