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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.   

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 1 yr | Background: North Korea’s nuclear program

              If Wednesday's earthquake in North Korea is confirmed to have been caused by a nuclear test, it would be the country's fourth such test since 2006, and follows repeated threats by the regime to do so. (more)   

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 1 yr | South Korean presidency says considering possibility that North Korean earthquake was caused by a nuclear test - Yonhap

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 1 yr | South Korea’s foreign minister convenes emergency meeting over suspected nuclear test by North Korea - Yonhap

              South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se has convened an emergency meeting after an earthquake was detected at the North's nuclear test site, indicating a possible nuclear test. "The Foreign Ministry is currently holding a meeting presided over by the minister to immediately determine the situation following the reports," a ministry official told Yonhap.   

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 1 yr | Earthquake detected at nuclear test site in North Korea, could signal nuclear test

              A moderate earthquake has been detected at a nuclear test site in North Korea, signaling a possible nuclear test, seismologists say. (more)   

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