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Wednesday, 20 February, 2002, 17:10 GMT
In pictures: Koreans protest against Bush
US President George W Bush arrived in South Korea to protests by demonstrators angry at his references to North Korea as part of an "axis of evil".

Police scuffled with protesters outside a military airport on the outskirts of the capital, Seoul, and there were protests in other cities.

Protesting  South Korean farmers
Protests against the US president were held across the capital. These were farmers calling Mr Bush a "war maniac"

Protesters burn the US flag
Several thousand demonstrators made their point throughout the day

Policeman grabs flag
The demonstrators were vastly outnumbered by about 20,000 police

Pushing and shoving
There were various bouts of pushing and shoving...

... which on several occasions escalated into violent confrontations

Reports said police detained about 50 activists
Reports said police detained about 50 activists, including six students, near the US embassy

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The BBC's Caroline Gluck
"The ball now rests firmly in North Korea's court"
US President George Bush
"The United States is strongly committed to the security of South Korea"
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07 Jan 02 | Asia-Pacific
Eyewitness: Korean no-man's land
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