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 1 yr | UN Security Council pledges ‘significant measures’ after North Korea’s nuclear test

              The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned North Korea's fourth nuclear test, saying it will draft a new resolution that includes "further significant measures" against the reclusive country. (more)   

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 1 yr | U.N. Security Council “strongly condemns” North Korean nuclear test, expected to prepare new sanctions

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 1 yr | Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization says nuke test is ‘grave threat’ to peace

              Lassina Zerbo, the executive secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), has condemned North Korea's nuclear test. "The announced nuclear test by DPRK, if confirmed, is a grave threat to international peace and security. I strongly urge DPRK to observe the moratorium on nuclear testing and join the 183 States Signatories who have signed the CTBT," he said, referring to North Korea by its official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.   

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 1 yr | UN Security Council to meet on North Korea’s nuclear test at 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday

              The United Nations Security Council is expected to meet at 11 a.m. ET (1600 GMT) on Wednesday to discuss North Korea's nuclear tests, UN diplomats have told the Reuters news agency.   

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 1 yr | RAW: North Korean government statement announcing nuclear test

              The following English-language statement was distributed by the North Korean government on Wednesday, announcing the "successful" test of a hydrogen bomb: (more)   

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 1 yr | South Korea steps up military readiness, surveillance after North’s nuclear test - Yonhap

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 1 yr | Japan says North Korea’s nuclear test ‘totally intolerable’

              North Korea's nuclear test on Wednesday poses a threat to Japan's security and is "totally intolerable," Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe says, according to Japan's Kyodo news agency. Abe strongly condemned the test and said it would give a 'firm' response. Earlier, a Japanese official indicated that Japan may consider increasing its sanctions against the North.   

  Tokyo, Japan        28 UPDATES


 1 yr | Nuclear expert questions North Korea’s H-bomb announcement

              Joseph Cirincione, the president of the Ploughshares Fund that supports initiatives to prevent the spread and use of nuclear weapons, says in a tweet: "I doubt DPRK exploded a real H-Bomb. More likely a "boosted" weapon with tritium added to increase the yield of a fission bomb."   

  Washington, D.C.        28 UPDATES


 1 yr | U.S. Forces Korea says remains vigilant after North Korea’s nuclear test

              In a statement released just before North Korea's announced, U.S. Forces Korea said: "U.S. Forces Korea is aware of reports on North Korea's nuclear test today. We remain vigilant and are fully committed to working closely with our Republic of Korea ally to maintain security on the peninsula."   

  South Korea        28 UPDATES


 1 yr | North Korea announces ‘successful’ test of hydrogen bomb

              North Korea announced Wednesday that it carried a “successful” test of a miniaturized hydrogen nuclear device, marking the country’s fourth nuclear test and an apparent improvement in its nuclear program. (more)   

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