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North Korea issues its latest nuclear threat

This April 18, 2012 satellite image provided by GeoEye appears to show a train of mining carts, at the lower center of the frame, and other preparations underway at North Korea's Punggye-ri nuclear test site. U.S. researchers detect increased activity at North Korea’s nuclear test site but remain unsure when an underground explosion might happen. South Korea said last week, as President Barack Obama toured East Asia, that the North appeared ready to conduct its fourth nuclear test since 2006 at Punggye-ri. AP

North Korea issued its latest nuclear threat on Saturday, two days after South Korea’s defense minister said Pyongyang was making final preparations to conduct its fourth nuclear test.

Posted: May 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Seoul: North Korea preparing for 4th nuclear test

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South Korea’s defense minister says North Korea is making final preparations to conduct its fourth nuclear test.

Posted: May 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama due in Seoul as North Korea nuclear test fears grow

President Barack Obama AP FILE PHOTO

Barack Obama headed to Seoul Friday on the second leg of a tour of Asia, as new satellite images suggested North Korea was defiantly readying to stage a nuclear test.

Posted: April 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US ‘closely watching’ for signs of N.Korea nuclear test

Ri Tong Il, the North Korean deputy ambassador to the United Nations. AP PHOTO

The United States said Tuesday it was watching “very closely” following South Korean warnings that North Korea may be preparing a fourth nuclear test ahead of a visit to Seoul by President Barack Obama.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

N. Korea ‘will not rule out’ a new nuclear test–report

A man watches a TV news program showing the missile launch conducted by North Korea, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 26, 2014. North Korea test-fired two medium-range ballistic missiles on Wednesday, South Korea and the U.S. said, a defiant challenge to a rare three-way summit of its rivals Seoul, Tokyo and Washington that focused on the North's security threat. AP

North Korea said Sunday it “will not rule out” a new nuclear test as it defended its recent mid-range missile launch which triggered widespread international condemnation.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »