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History of the Koreas

Published On: Mar 11 2013 12:37:15 PM PDT   Updated On: Feb 20 2014 08:05:35 AM PST

One hundred North Koreans were reunited with their South Korean relatives Thursday after being separated for half a century due to tensions between North and South Korean governments. Take a look at the history of the two Koreas.

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Various dynasties ruled Korea for thousands of years until 1910, when Japan forced Korea to become its colony. Korea was ruled by Japan until 1945, when Japan surrendered to the allies at the end of World War II.

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