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Key China border city brushes off latest North Korea nuclear test - Daily News & Analysis

Key China border city brushes off latest North Korea nuclear testDaily News & AnalysisLooks at the Yalu River from the destroyed bridge that once linked North Koreas Sinuiju and Dandong in Chinas Liaoning province, September 10, 2016. (Reuters). Shares4. Sat, 10 Sep 2016-12:53pm , DANDONG, China , Reuters. China is key in any effort ...and more »

North Korea's Big Nuclear Test: What Do We Do Now? - The National Interest Online;

North Korea's Big Nuclear Test: What Do We Do Now? - The National Interest Online

The National Interest OnlineNorth Korea's Big Nuclear Test: What Do We Do Now?The National Interest OnlineImprovements in the DPRK's nuclear arsenal create new risks that the United States must address, but deterrence is not dead. Eric Gomez. September 9, 2016. TweetShareShare · Printer-friendly version. Today's nuclear weapon test by North Korea ...and more »

North Korea's fifth nuclear test prompts US calls for more sanctions - Yahoo News;

North Korea's fifth nuclear test prompts US calls for more sanctions - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsNorth Korea's fifth nuclear test prompts US calls for more sanctionsYahoo NewsKRT bulletin shows North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un in this still image taken from video on September 9, 2016. KRT/via Reuters. More. By Jack Kim and Michelle Nichols. SEOUL/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea conducted its fifth and biggest ...and more »

North Korea Conducts 5th — And Largest — Nuclear Test - Huffington Post;

North Korea Conducts 5th — And Largest — Nuclear Test - Huffington Post

Huffington PostNorth Korea Conducts 5th — And Largest — Nuclear TestHuffington PostSEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea conducted its fifth nuclear test on Friday, setting off a blast that was more powerful than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima, and said it had mastered the ability to mount a warhead on a ballistic missile. Its most powerful ...and more »

North Korea Missile Launches, Nuclear Detonations: Timeline - Bloomberg;

North Korea Missile Launches, Nuclear Detonations: Timeline - Bloomberg

BloombergNorth Korea Missile Launches, Nuclear Detonations: TimelineBloombergNorth Korea conducted its fifth nuclear test on Friday -- the anniversary of the nation's founding -- and claimed it can now mount nuclear warheads onto rockets. Here is a history of North Korea's rocket launches and nuclear detonations: 1976-81 ...and more »

It looks like North Korea just detonated its biggest nuclear bomb yet - VICE;

It looks like North Korea just detonated its biggest nuclear bomb yet - VICE

VICEIt looks like North Korea just detonated its biggest nuclear bomb yetVICENorth Korea conducted its fifth and largest test of a nuclear weapon, according to early indications from geological data that shows a shallow earthquake near the country's usual test site. The US Geological Survey recorded a 5.3 seismic event at 9:30 ...and more »

(LEAD) EAS adopts non-proliferation statement urging NK to drop nukes, missiles - Yonhap News;

(LEAD) EAS adopts non-proliferation statement urging NK to drop nukes, missiles - Yonhap News

Yonhap News(LEAD) EAS adopts non-proliferation statement urging NK to drop nukes, missilesYonhap NewsVIENTIANE, Sept. 8 (Yonhap) -- The East Asia Summit (EAS), a regional strategic forum, adopted a statement on non-proliferation Thursday, urging North Korea to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programs in a "complete, verifiable and ...and more »

With North Korea's 5th Nuclear Test, Time for Obama to Pressure China - Daily Signal;

With North Korea's 5th Nuclear Test, Time for Obama to Pressure China - Daily Signal

Daily SignalWith North Korea's 5th Nuclear Test, Time for Obama to Pressure ChinaDaily SignalA view of a subway station in Pyongyang, North Korea. The man in the center of the mural is former North Korean dictator Kim Il Sung. (Photo: Li Ji/FEATURECHINA/Newscom). Commentary By. Portrait of Bruce Klingner. Bruce Klingner. Bruce Klingner, a ...and more »

World at a loss on how to halt North Korea's nuclear progress - Financial Times;

World at a loss on how to halt North Korea's nuclear progress - Financial Times

Financial TimesWorld at a loss on how to halt North Korea's nuclear progressFinancial TimesWhen North Korea announced its largest nuclear test yet, it underscored world leaders' inability to deal with a decades-old dilemma — how to halt the pariah state's march towards becoming a fully-fledged nuclear power.and more »

North Korea conducts its 5th nuclear test - American Enterprise Institute;

North Korea conducts its 5th nuclear test - American Enterprise Institute

American Enterprise InstituteNorth Korea conducts its 5th nuclear testAmerican Enterprise InstituteEditor's note: The next president is in for a rough welcome to the Oval Office given the list of immediate crises and slow-burning policy challenges, both foreign and domestic. What should Washington do? Why should the average American care? We've set ...and more »

What we know about Ri Chun-hee, the most famous woman in North Korea - BBC News;

What we know about Ri Chun-hee, the most famous woman in North Korea - BBC News

BBC NewsWhat we know about Ri Chun-hee, the most famous woman in North KoreaBBC NewsShe's North Korea's go-to news anchor for nuclear tests, rocket launches and warnings about the evils of the West. Ri Chun-hee has cried, laughed and shouted on Korean Central Television for over forty years. Now she's been on state television to ...and more »

North Korea detonates nuclear device, Seoul says - The Mercury News;

North Korea detonates nuclear device, Seoul says - The Mercury News

The Mercury NewsNorth Korea detonates nuclear device, Seoul saysThe Mercury NewsFile photo: A man watches a TV news program reporting about a missile launch of North Korea, at the Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea. By The Associated Press. PUBLISHED: September 8, 2016 at 8:05 pm | UPDATED: September 9, 2016 at 10:12 ...and more »

North Korea believed to have conducted fifth nuclear test - Nikkei Asian Review;

North Korea believed to have conducted fifth nuclear test - Nikkei Asian Review

Nikkei Asian ReviewNorth Korea believed to have conducted fifth nuclear testNikkei Asian ReviewBEIJING (Kyodo) -- North Korea was believed to have conducted a nuclear test on Friday, after an explosion with a magnitude of 5.3 was detected in the northeast of the country at 09:00 a.m. Pyongyang Time. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the ...and more »

World condemns North Korea's 'biggest' nuclear test - Fox News;

World condemns North Korea's 'biggest' nuclear test - Fox News

Fox NewsWorld condemns North Korea's 'biggest' nuclear testFox NewsWorld leaders on Friday condemned North Korea's fifth and biggest nuclear warhead test that the country claims will allow it to finally build "at will" an array of stronger, smaller and lighter nuclear weapons. President Obama called the test a "grave ...and more »

5.3 Magnitude Quake Detected in North Korea, Likely Fifth Nuclear Test - The Diplomat;

5.3 Magnitude Quake Detected in North Korea, Likely Fifth Nuclear Test - The Diplomat

The Diplomat5.3 Magnitude Quake Detected in North Korea, Likely Fifth Nuclear TestThe DiplomatIf confirmed, 2016 would become the first year to see multiple nuclear tests by North Korea. IMG_7278 (4). By Ankit Panda for The Diplomat. September 09, 2016. At 9:30 a.m. on Friday, a 5.3 magnitude seismic event was detected northwest of North Korea ...and more »

North Korea's bomb is more powerful, but worry is miniaturization - CBC.ca;

North Korea's bomb is more powerful, but worry is miniaturization - CBC.ca

CBC.caNorth Korea's bomb is more powerful, but worry is miniaturizationCBC.caNorth Korea tested its most powerful nuclear device on Friday, but the more worrying aspect for its rivals was Pyongyang's claim that it had advanced its ability to make a nuclear weapon, by miniaturizing and mounting a warhead on a missile. North ...and more »

North Korea Claims 5th Successful Nuclear Test - ABC News;

North Korea Claims 5th Successful Nuclear Test - ABC News

ABC NewsNorth Korea Claims 5th Successful Nuclear TestABC NewsThe test explosion, conducted after President Obama concluded his trip to Asia, may lead to more sanctions against the Communist state. 1:36 | 09/09/16. buffering. Replay. Captions. OFF. ON. Track : None. Presets : Aa. Aa. Aa. Aa. Font : Monospaced ...and more »

North Korea condemned for fifth nuclear test - Financial Times;

North Korea condemned for fifth nuclear test - Financial Times

Financial TimesNorth Korea condemned for fifth nuclear testFinancial TimesWorld powers are seeking to intensify sanctions on North Korea after the rogue state conducted its fifth nuclear test — its second this year and largest to date. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we deliver the news. Select ...and more »

Number of N. Korean defectors rising, Seoul says - Stars and Stripes;

Number of N. Korean defectors rising, Seoul says - Stars and Stripes

Stars and StripesNumber of N. Korean defectors rising, Seoul saysStars and StripesSEOUL, South Korea — The high-profile defection of a senior North Korean diplomat was part of a growing trend of people fleeing to the South this year, according to government statistics released Wednesday. The Unification Ministry in Seoul said 894 ...and more »

North Korea says US must recognise it as 'nuclear weapons state' - Daily News & Analysis;

North Korea says US must recognise it as 'nuclear weapons state' - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisNorth Korea says US must recognise it as 'nuclear weapons state'Daily News & AnalysisA fire drill of ballistic rockets by Hwasong artillery units of the KPA Strategic Force is pictured in this undated photo released by North Koreas Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang. (Reuters). Shares1. Sun, 11 Sep 2016-02:41pm , PTI.and more »