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North Korea postpones family reunions with South

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North Korea indefinitely postponed Saturday reunions for families separated since the Korean war, just days before they were to resume, leaving relatives "disappointed beyond description". 

Separated relatives wave goodbye after a family reunion in North Korea on November 5, 2010.

The highly symbolic and emotional meetings of selected families from the North and South, separated for six decades by the 1950-53 Korean War, would have been the first reunions in three years.

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