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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)   


  Pyongyang, North Korea        25 UPDATES

 


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


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URGENT
 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        25 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.        25 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        25 UPDATES

 

FLASH
 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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 1 yr | U.S. looking into seismic event in North Korea

              The U.S. Defense Department says it is "looking into reports" about the seismic event near North Korea's nuclear test site, a U.S. official told the Reuters news agency, speaking on condition of anonymity.   


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 1 yr | North Korean leader Kim mentioned nuclear weapons during New Year’s address

              North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a brief reference to the country's nuclear program during his New Year's address, saying: "Today the peninsula has become the hottest spot in the world and a hotbed of nuclear war owing to the U.S. aggressive strategy for the domination of Asia and its reckless moves for a war against the DPRK. The U.S. and south Korean war maniacs are conducting large-scale military exercises aimed at a nuclear war against the DPRK one after another every year; this is precipitating a critical situation in the Korean peninsula and throwing serious obstacles in the way of improving inter-Korean relations. Last year's August emergency showed that even a trifling, incidental conflict between the north and the south may spark a war and escalate into an all-out war."   


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 1 yr | South Korea to hold National Security Council meeting on North Korea - Yonhap

              South Korea's National Security Council will meet shortly amid indications that North Korea has carried out a fourth nuclear tests, the South's Yonhap news agency reports.   


  North Korea        25 UPDATES

 


 1 yr | NORTH KOREA SAYS WILL MAKE ‘SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT’ AT 12:30 P.M.  (11 P.M. ET)
  


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