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North Korea says it has conducted third nuke test



An employee of the Indonesian Meteorology, Geophysics and Climatology Agency (BMKG) operate screens that show seismic activity after a North Korean nuclear test (at 2:57:50 UTC), in Jakarta on February 12, 2013. North Korea confirmed it had “successfully” carried out an underground nuclear test, drawing immediate condemnation from rival South Korea. AFP / ADEK BERRY

PYONGYANG, North Korea—North Korea says it has tested a “miniaturized” nuclear device in defiance of UN orders to stop building atomic weapons.

Official state media reported Tuesday that it was conducted in a safe manner.

This third nuclear test could take North Korea closer to its goal of building a nuclear warhead small enough to be mounted on a long-range missile.


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  • Timothy Te-Co

    Through the help of China….game over…North Korea…there will be a UN Security meeting afterwards then spy drones will be hovering your aerospace then…boom….under the guise of limiting NoKor’s nuclear armament that they’ll be bomb but in truth, it’s part of containing your biggest supporter and ally, China…

    • WeAry_Bat

       Nope.  China doesn’t NoKor to continue with nuclear tests.  Officially, it has to do with refugees and economy.

      I think the real truth is China also doesn’t want to be held a nuclear hostage by it’s slave country.  So does Russia beside the border of North Korea.

      It takes one bomb to act like Chernobyl, to contaminate a wide area for a long time, a loss of economy and a great amount of health support for survivors and people living nearby.  The nightmares of rearing up a foster child who becomes a monster.

      • Timothy Te-Co

        Here’s another headline, ”
        UN Security Council to meet on North Korean test”..I guess I was right on my first comment…I just hope I’m wrong with the rest and WeAry_Bat is right…another headline, “China protests US sanctions against companies” is related to the first…

  • MNLFoodcritic

    They can build a nuclear bomb but can’t even feed their people. What a fail!

  • disqus_ZrxaGjUzMQ

    NORTH KOREA CAN TEST NUKE 500 TIMES YAWNING ABOUT THIS THEY CRA ZY

    NORTH KOREA CAN KEEP ON TEST AND IT WILL BE ALWAYS IN THE BLACKLISTED FOREVER

    NORTH KOREA IS CRA ZY

  • Pert Cabatana

    DPRK is the world’s biggest KSP. Everyone knows they’re using these tests (rocket, nuclear) as tools for blackmailing the world to give them aid. It’s best for the world to ignore DPRK. At the same time, the next time they shoot a rocket, Japan or South Korea or USA should just simply shoot it down, and bomb DPRK’s launch and development sites.



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