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Science Can Tell if North Korea’s Test Was Really an H-Bomb

It was the whomp felt ’round the world. Last night, at around 1:30 AM UTC, monitoring stations—over two dozen total in North America, Asia, and Europe—picked up a telltale seismic rattle. They triangulated the signal back to its source in North Korea’s northeastern highlands at almost the exact moment that ...

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North Korean Tremor Raises Suspicions of a New Nuclear Test

WASHINGTON — North Korea declared Tuesday night that it has detonated its first hydrogen bomb, a weapon far more powerful than it has set off previously, a claim that, if true, would dramatically escalate the nuclear challenge from one of the world’s most isolated and dangerous states. In a brief ...

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World Briefing: 9 North Koreans Feared Deported

The United Nations expressed alarm on Friday about the fate of nine North Koreans feared to have been deported from Vietnam via China back to their homeland, saying they might face torture or even execution. Forcibly sending refugees back to a country where they could suffer persecution, a practice known ...

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Obama says Iran talks could be a lesson for North Korea

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President Obama responds to a question during a joint press conference with South Korean President Park Geun-hye in the East Room of the White House Friday.(Photo: SHAWN THEW, EPA) WASHINGTON — The recently concluded Iran nuclear deal could be a model for how the world community addresses North Korea’s nuclear ...

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At Military Parade, a Rare Public Speech by North Korea’s Leader

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Asia Pacific Video North Korea and its leader Kim Jong-un celebrated the 70th anniversary of the founding of the country’s Workers’ Party with a parade. By CHOE SANG-HUN and JANE PERLEZ October 10, 2015 SEOUL, South Korea — Long columns of goose-stepping soldiers, accompanied by what North Korea claimed were nuclear-tipped missiles, marched through ...

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