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 1 yr | WATCH LIVE: North Korea makes ‘special announcement’ on missile launch

              North Korea's state-run media is set to make an announcement at 12 p.m. local time (10:30 p.m. ET) after the country launched a long-range missile carrying a satellite. Anchor Ri Chun Hee of Korean Central Television will make the announcement in Korean.   


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BREAKING

 1 yr | North Korea fires long-range rocket carrying satellite

              North Korea has launched a long-range ballistic missile carrying an Earth observation satellite, but members of the international community have denounced the move as a long-range missile test in disguise. There are reports that the launch may have failed. (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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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 | 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 | NORTH KOREA SAYS WILL MAKE ‘SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT’ AT 12:30 P.M.  (11 P.M. ET)
  


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EDITOR'S NOTE

 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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