Train Stations Get Security Gates
The government set up security checkpoints at bullet train stations for the first time on Tuesday following a series of terrorist attacks targeting trains around the world. France, Spain the U.K. and the U.S. set up security checks at trains stations following the terror attack in Madrid in 2004 that killed 191 people. >> Full Text

N.Korea Plants Landmines 'to Stop Soldiers Defecting'
North Korean troops have been spotted planting landmines near the truce village of Panmunjom, apparently to prevent soldiers from defecting, it emerged on Tuesday. The 1953 armistice bans both sides from laying landmines in the area. >> Full Text

Heat Wave Breeds Salmonella, Cholera
The record summer has brought outbreaks of salmonella poisoning and even Korea's first case of cholera in 15 years. The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety on Tuesday said schools nationwide are reporting cases of salmonella food poisoning. >> Full Text

Japanese tourists walk in rain in Gwanghwamun, Seoul on Tuesday.

Farmers pick lotus leaves in Hamyang, South Gyeongsang Province on Tuesday. /Newsis

Singer Ailee smiles at a press junket for the new season of talent show "Superstar K" in Seoul on Tuesday.

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