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Obama calls North Korea's latest nuclear test a 'grave threat' to international stability
President Obama called North Korea’s latest nuclear test a “grave threat” to regional security and international stability and again vowed to take “additional significant steps,” including sanctions, against the rogue state.  North Korea’s fifth test, which South Korean officials called its most...
38 points by Los Angeles Times | South Korea North Korea Korean language Kim Il-sung World War II People's Republic of China Korea Pyongyang
Seoul: North Korea’s 5th nuke test “fanatic recklessness”
North Korea said it conducted a "higher level" nuclear test explosion on Friday that will allow it to finally build an array of stronger, smaller and lighter nuclear weapons.
1 points by The Denver Post | North Korea Kim Jong-il South Korea Nuclear weapon Nuclear weapons Korean War Kim Il-sung World War II
North Korea announces 'successful' fifth nuclear test
Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- North Korea announced Friday that it had successfully completed a test of a nuclear warhead.
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What does North Korea want?
North Korea's claim that it conducted its fifth and most powerful nuclear test has set the international community on edge yet again.
163 points by CNN | North Korea South Korea Korean War Kim Il-sung Bill Clinton George W. Bush Kim Jong-il Barack Obama
Is China totally impotent on N. Korea?
North Korea's latest nuclear test will pile the pressure on China -- the country's economic benefactor and only real ally -- to rein in Kim Jong Un's regime.
248 points by CNN | North Korea Kim Jong-il Kim Il-sung South Korea People's Republic of China Pyongyang Korean War Korea
Seoul: North Korea's 5th and largest nuclear test 'fanatic recklessness'
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said it conducted a “higher level” nuclear test explosion on today that will allow it to finally build “at will” an array of stronger, smaller and lighter nuclear weapons. It was the North’s fifth atomic test and the second in eight months.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | North Korea Kim Jong-il South Korea Kim Il-sung World War II Korean War Nuclear weapon Nuclear weapons
China slams North Korea's nuclear test but unlikely to do much
China criticised North Korea's nuclear test on Friday but Beijing is unlikely to follow up with strong action because its influence is limited and it believes the United States and South Korea share responsibility for growing tensions in the region.
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Region on edge after North Korea conducts largest nuclear test ever
North Korea said Friday it conducted a “higher level” nuclear warhead test explosion that will allow it to finally build “at will” an array of stronger, smaller and lighter nuclear weapons.
31 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | North Korea South Korea Nuclear weapon Kim Jong-il Korean War Kim Il-sung World War II Cold War
Seoul: North Korea's fifth nuke test 'fanatic recklessness'
North Korea said Friday it conducted a "higher level" nuclear warhead test explosion that will allow it to finally build "at will" an array of stronger, smaller and lighter nuclear weapons ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | North Korea South Korea Kim Jong-il Nuclear weapon Korean War Kim Il-sung World War II Cold War
Can NK missiles dodge US defense system?
North Korea may be seeking to outpace its southern neighbor by testing multiple missiles as Seoul prepares to deploy a controversial US missile defense system.
253 points by CNN | North Korea South Korea Kim Il-sung Nuclear weapon Korean language Korean War Kim Jong-il Pyongyang
North Korea fires off another nuclear test
Seismic activity on the Korean peninsula Friday was likely caused by North Korea’s fifth nuclear test, according to South Korean officials.
40 points by Daily News | North Korea South Korea Kim Jong-il Kim Il-sung Korean War Korean language Pyongyang Korea
Unusual North Korea seismic activity likely means 5th nuke test
North Korea on Friday conducted its fifth atomic test, producing its biggest-ever explosive yield, South Korean officials said after monitors detected unusual seismic activity near the North's northeastern nuclear test site.
3 points by The Denver Post | North Korea South Korea Kim Il-sung Kim Jong-il Korean War Nuclear weapon World War II Cold War
How far can their missiles reach?
U.S. officials say North Korea has been developing its mobile ballistic missile arsenal. Some of these missiles could reach as far as the U.S. capital.
56 points by CNN | Kim Jong-il North Korea South Korea World War II Korean War Kim Il-sung Korean language Korea
North Korea's upgraded ballistic missile technology must be dealt with
The following editorial appears in Thursday's Yomiuri Shimbun: The threat posed to Japan by North Korea's ballistic missiles has become ever more serious. The government must employ all possible means to ensure the safety of the people. In response to North Korea's almost-simultaneous firing of...
1 points by Chicago Tribune | North Korea Korean War Barack Obama United States South Korea George W. Bush Kim Il-sung Ballistic missile
Nuclear tests getting more powerful
Ten years, five nuclear tests, and they appear to be getting stronger.
145 points by CNN | World War II Nuclear weapon North Korea Kim Jong-il Cold War Kim Il-sung Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Korean War
A look at N. Korea's nuclear, missile developments in 2016
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea has conducted its fifth nuclear test on Friday, just eight months after it claimed it successfully detonated a small hydrogen bomb. Analysts say that the North's newest test, which South Korea says produced its biggest-ever explosive yield, shows Pyongyang's stubborn determination in face ...
7 points by The Washington Times | Nuclear weapon North Korea Kim Jong-il World War II Missile Kim Il-sung South Korea Ballistic missile
Seoul: North Korea's 5th nuke test "fanatic recklessness"
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Friday conducted its fifth nuclear test, producing its biggest-ever explosive yield, South Korean officials said, with the South's president calling the atomic detonation an act of "fanatic recklessness." The North's test, which comes eight months after its previous such detonation, defies both ...
44 points by The Washington Times | South Korea North Korea Kim Il-sung Kim Jong-il Korean War Nuclear weapon World War II Cold War
The Latest: N. Korea says no radioactive leak after test
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The Latest on North Korea's nuclear test (all times local): 2 p.m. North Korea's state TV says Friday's nuclear test "examined and confirmed" specific features of a nuclear warhead designed to be mounted on ballistic missiles. It says there was no radioactive leakage or adverse ...
4 points by The Washington Times | South Korea North Korea Kim Jong-il Korea Kim Il-sung World War II Korean Peninsula Earthquake
Seoul: N. Korea test ‘fanatic recklessness’
Pyongyang has conducted such tests in its push for a nuclear-armed missile that could one day reach the U.S. mainland.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | South Korea North Korea Kim Il-sung Kim Jong-il Korean War World War II Cold War Pyongyang
Seoul calls N. Korea nuke test ‘fanatic recklessness’
Pyongyang has conducted such tests in its push for a nuclear-armed missile that could one day reach the U.S. mainland.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | South Korea North Korea Kim Il-sung Kim Jong-il Korean War World War II Cold War Pyongyang
Unusual North Korea seismic activity likely means fifth nuclear test
North Korea detonated its fifth atomic device on Friday, South Korean officials said, with Seoul and international monitors detecting unusual seismic activity near the North's northeastern nuclear test site. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that "artificial seismic waves"...
237 points by Los Angeles Times | North Korea South Korea Kim Il-sung Kim Jong-il Korean War World War II Cold War Pyongyang
Seoul thinks seismic activity was North Korea’s 5th nuclear test
Earlier Friday, monitors reported an earthquake near North Korea's northeastern nuclear test site, a strong indication of a nuclear test.
71 points by Chicago Sun-Times | North Korea Korean War World War II South Korea Korean language Cold War Kim Il-sung Nuclear weapon
N. Korea fires 3 ballistic missiles Monday
North Korea fired three ballistic missiles Monday morning, according to South Korea's military.
4473 points by CNN | North Korea South Korea Kim Jong-il Korean War Korean language Kim Il-sung East Asia Korea
Kim Jong Un can’t take the jokes, bans sarcasm
Kim Jong Un is making jokes about him no laughing matter. The diminutive dictator banned North Koreans from making sarcastic comments about him, or his regime. Government authorities gathered citizens in mass meetings to warn them of the latest ban, according to Radio Free Asia. “One state security official personally organized a meeting to alert...
2945 points by New York Post | South Korea North Korea World War II Kim Jong-il Kim Il-sung Government United States Kim Jong-un
U.S., Japan, South Korea to share intelligence on North Korea missiles
Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The United States, South Korea and Japan have started a new initiative to share military intelligence on North Korea ballistic missiles.
42 points by UPI | North Korea Korean War South Korea Korean language Korea United States United Press International Kim Il-sung
North Korea ‘destroys US targets’ in Hollywood-style ‘propaganda’ video
North Korea has taken on Hollywood, depicting themselves as heroes rather than villains in a video where they they blow-up US military targets. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | South Korea North Korea Kim Il-sung Kim Jong-il Korean language Korean War Korea World War II
Malaysia hunts for North Korea murder suspects
Authorities say Interpol aiding search for North Koreans who flew out of Malaysia on same day Kim Jong-nam was killed.
7 points by Al Jazeera English | North Korea Kim Jong-il South Korea Kim Il-sung Korean language Pyongyang Korean War Korea
South Korea accuses North Korea of Kim Jong Nam assassination
Allen ConeFeb. 19 (UPI) -- South Korea's government alleged the North Korean regime is involved in the poisoning death of Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother, Kim Jong Nam.
1 points by UPI | Kim Jong-il North Korea Kim Il-sung South Korea Korean language Kim Jong-un Korean People's Army Kim Yong-nam
Seoul blames N. Korea for Kim Jong-nam's death, Malaysia hunts 4 N. Korean suspects
Seoul accuses Pyongyang of being behind the death of Kim Jong-nam, leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother. Malaysian detectives say that four North Koreans, suspected of killing Nam with fast-acting poison at Kuala Lumpur Airport, have fled the country. Read Full Article at RT.com
2 points by Russia Today | North Korea Kim Jong-il South Korea Kim Il-sung Korean language Pyongyang Korean War Korea
China Halts Import of North Korean Coal
Beijing said the ban, which follows North Korea’s launch of a ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan, would remain through the end of this year.
8 points by The Wall Street Journal | North Korea South Korea Pyongyang Kim Il-sung Ministry of Truth Korean language Human rights Korean War
More North Korean Suspects Sought Over Kim Jong Nam Killing
Malaysia police said that four North Korean suspects in the killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s older half brother left the country on the day of the incident.
175 points by The Wall Street Journal | Kim Jong-il North Korea Kim Il-sung South Korea English-language films Korean language Kim Jong-un Korean People's Army
4 North Koreans sought in death of Kim Jong Un's brother
Malaysian police are looking for four more North Korean suspects in connection with the mysterious death of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
7 points by CNN | North Korea South Korea Kim Il-sung Korea Korean language Pyongyang Korean War Kim Jong-il
China cuts off North Korea import amid growing tension
China says it'll halt all coal imports from North Korea from Sunday for the rest of 2017, amid growing tensions on the Korean Peninsula following Pyongyang's most recent missile test last week.
24 points by CNN | North Korea South Korea Kim Il-sung People's Republic of China Korea Korean War Kim Jong-il Korean language
4 more North Korean suspects at large in Kim Jong Nam's killing
Malaysian authorities are searching for four more North Korean suspects who left the country the day the North Korean leader's half-brother ...       
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Malaysia searching for four more North Korean suspects in Kim Jong Nam death
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian police said on Sunday that they were looking for four more North Korean suspects in connection with the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
549 points by Reuters | Reuters Kim Il-sung North Korea Thomson Reuters Kim Jong-il European Union News agency Europe
Police name four more suspects linked to Kim Jong Nam’s death
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia’s senior police official says they are looking for four more North Korean suspects who had left the country the same day the North Korean leader’s brother died after being attacked at the airport. Malaysia’s deputy national police chief Noor Rashid Ibrahim identified all four at a news conference on Sunday....
23 points by New York Post | Kim Jong-il Kim Il-sung Kuala Lumpur South Korea North Korea Korean language Malaysia Korean People's Army
China stops North Korean coal imports until end of 2017
BEIJING — China will suspend all imports of coal from North Korea until the end of the year, the Commerce Ministry announced Saturday, in a surprise move that would cut off a major financial lifeline for Pyongyang and significantly enhance the effectiveness of U.N. sanctions.
2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | United Nations North Korea Korean War United States Kuala Lumpur Kim Jong-il South Korea Kim Il-sung
North Korean man arrested over Kim Jong Nam death
Authorities have arrested a fourth suspect in the mysterious death of the half brother of North Korea's leader.
76 points by CNN | Kim Jong-il North Korea Kim Il-sung Kim Jong-un South Korea Kim Yong-nam Korean War Korean People's Army
Russia wants pragmatic relations with U.S., says Lavrov
MUNICH (Reuters) - Russia wants to build pragmatic relations with the United States based on mutual respect, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday.
1 points by Reuters | Kim Jong-il Reuters North Korea Thomson Reuters News agency Investment Kim Il-sung Kuala Lumpur
Fourth suspect arrested in Kim Jong Nam's death
A second autopsy on Kim Jong Nam’s body was also performed after the first was deemed inconclusive, AP reports.       
5449 points by USA Today | Kim Jong-il North Korea Kim Il-sung South Korea Kim Jong-un Korean War Korean People's Army Kim Yong-nam
Fourth suspect arrested over Kim Jong-nam's death
North Korean man arrested in Malaysia following death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother.
3 points by Al Jazeera English | Kim Jong-il North Korea South Korea Kim Il-sung Kuala Lumpur Korean language Korean War Pyongyang
Autopsy on half brother of North Korean leader inconclusive as 4th person arrested
Malaysia performed a second autopsy on the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader because the first procedure was inconclusive, piling on the intrigue surrounding what appeared to be a well-executed assassination at an airport in Kuala Lumpur, an official said Saturday. Police arrested...
2 points by Chicago Tribune | Kim Jong-il North Korea Kim Il-sung South Korea Korean War Kim Jong-un Korean language Pyongyang
How Trump sees world
ISIS is spreading "like cancer," Iran is "the world's top sponsor of terrorism," Russia "is a ruse" and when it comes to North Korea he'll "take care of it."
1025 points by CNN | Kim Jong-il Vladimir Putin North Korea Russia Kim Il-sung George W. Bush Donald Trump Kim Jong-un
First North Korea passport holder arrested in Kim Jong Nam assassination
Elizabeth ShimFeb. 17 (UPI) -- A suspect bearing a North Korean passport was arrested for the first time in connection to the assassination of Kim Jong Un's older half-brother.
1 points by UPI | North Korea Kim Jong-il South Korea Kim Il-sung United Press International News agency Korea Korean War
The Mystery of Kim Jong Nam
There are no signs that Kim Jong Nam harbored ambitions to return to North Korea or had encouraged the overthrow of the current regime. Yet he could never escape the assumption by many outsiders that if his half-brother’s dictatorship was deposed, he could be tapped to lead a transition to a free, democratic North Korea.
131 points by The Wall Street Journal | Kim Jong-il North Korea Kim Jong-un Kuala Lumpur Kim Il-sung Kim Yong-nam South Korea Korean People's Army
Rex Tillerson reaffirms defense pledge, condemns North Korea rights violations
Elizabeth ShimFeb. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. State Secretary Rex Tillerson pledged U.S. commitment to the defense of Japan and South Korea.
2 points by UPI | North Korea South Korea Korean War Kim Il-sung Korean language Pyongyang Kim Jong-il Diplomacy
Malaysia says needs kin's DNA before releasing Kim Jong Nam's body
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian police said on Friday it will not release the body of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un until it receives DNA samples from his next-of-kin.
28 points by Reuters | Kim Jong-il North Korea Kim Il-sung South Korea Korean War Kim Jong-un Korean People's Army Korean language
3 arrested in NKorean’s death in Malaysia; autopsy completed
Malaysian authorities announced two more arrests Thursday in the death of the North Korean leader’s half brother, whose apparent assassination this week unleashed a wave of speculation and intrigue: a pair of female assailants, a broad-daylight killing and a dictator-sibling out for blood.Investigat...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Kim Jong-il North Korea Kim Il-sung South Korea Korean War Kim Jong-un Pyongyang Hangul
Suspect in death of Kim Jong Nam seen wearing 'LOL' shirt
One of two women detained in connection with the apparent lethal poisoning of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother was seen on airport surveillance video wearing a shirt with the letters "LOL" emblazoned across the front.
1844 points by CNN | Kim Jong-il North Korea Kim Il-sung Kim Jong-un Korean People's Army Kim Yong-nam South Korea Criminal law
Malaysia arrests 3 after N. Korean dictator’s brother is killed
The widespread assumption is that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un dispatched a hit squad to kill his estranged half-brother.
-2 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Kim Jong-il North Korea Kim Il-sung South Korea Korean War Kim Jong-un Korean language Hangul