SEOUL -- Tensions have soared between North and South Korea recently, as Pyongyang responds with threats over propaganda leaflets floated northward over the border by defectors. That has made many of the 35,000 or so North Koreans who have sought refuge in the South nervous.
N Korea at crossroads
Defectors in South Korea fret over families in North amid tensions
Anti-Pyongyang leaflets draw criticism from proponents of North-South ties