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Today in Korean history

All Headlines 14:00 January 02, 2017

Jan. 3

1951 -- South Korea's government begins pre-censorship of publications.

2007 -- Ban Ki-moon, a South Korean diplomat, starts work as the eighth secretary-general of the United Nations. Elected by the U.N. General Assembly, he succeeded Kofi Annan and passed several major reforms on peacekeeping and U.N. employment practices.

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