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'Fanatic recklessness': Nations rip North Korea for reported nuke test
U.N. Security Council was convening over the North's fifth nuclear test since 2006.        
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Obama: U.S. will not accept a nuclear North Korea
U.S., allies promise new sanctions in light of the most recent nuclear test.       
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North Korea's nuclear threat: What we know
Here's what we know about the reclusive country's nuclear weapons program:       
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A look at North Korea's 5 nuclear tests
North Korea announced Friday it conducted its fifth nuclear test. Here's a look at each of its attempts to join the nuclear weapons club:       
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Could North Korea actually put a nuclear warhead atop a rocket?
Could North Korea actually put a nuclear warhead atop a rocket and fire it at a potential adversary?
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Latest North Korea nuclear test sparks condemnation
U.N. security council was convening over the North's fifth nuclear test since 2006.        
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'Fanatic recklessness': North Korea conducts nuke test
North Korea conducted a test of a nuclear weapon, its fifth since 2006.         
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North Korea’s Nuclear Blasts Keep Getting Stronger
The tremors caused by each test have grown larger, and the North appears closer to building a nuclear device small enough to be mounted on a missile.
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North Korea conducts 5th nuclear test
North Korea conducted a test of a nuclear weapon, its fifth since 2006.       
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What is THAAD?
The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system (THAAD) is designed to shoot down short, medium and intermediate ballistic missiles, just the type of weapons North Korea claims it has.
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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 ...
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Report: North Korea conducts apparent nuclear weapons test
North Korea appears to have conducted a nuclear weapons test early Friday, the Yonhap News Agency reported.         
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Earthquake reported near North Korea nuclear test site
South Korean and international monitoring agencies reported Friday an earthquake near North Korea's northeastern nuclear test site, a strong indication that Pyongyang had detonated its fifth atomic test explosion. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that "artificial seismic...
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Monitors report unusual seismic activity in North Korea
South Korean and international monitoring agencies reported Friday an earthquake near North Korea's northeastern nuclear test site, a strong indication that Pyongyang had detonated its fifth atomic test explosion. SEOUL, South Korea  -- South Korean and international monitoring agencies reported Friday an earthquake near North Korea's northeastern nuclear test site, a strong indication that Pyongyang had detonated its fifth atomic test explosion. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that "artificial seismic waves" measuring 5.0 were detected near the Punggye-ri test site, and officials were analyzing whether it was a nuclear test. European and U.S. monitoring services also detected similar seismic activity, with the U.S. Geological Survey calling it an "explosion" on its website. North Korea conducted its fourth nuclear test earlier this year, part of its push for a nuclear-armed missile that could one day reach the U.S. mainland. A second nuclear test this year would be a defiant response to Western pressure on Pyongyang to halt its nuclear ambitions. The country has previously conducted tests every three to four years. Any test will lead to a strong push for new, tougher sanctions at the United Nations and further worsen already abysmal relations between Pyongyang and its neighbors. North Korean nuclear tests worry outside governments because they are seen as moving North Korea's scientists and engineers that much closer to their goal of an arsenal of nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the United States. North Korea is thought to have a handful of rudimentary nuclear bombs and has spent decades trying to perfect a multistage, long-range missile to eventually carry smaller versions of those bombs. After several failures, it put its first satellite into space with a long-range rocket launched in December 2012, and has since launched another such successful launch. Experts say that ballistic missiles and rockets in satellite launches share similar bodies, engines and other technology. The U.N. calls the North's long-range rocket launches banned tests of ballistic missile technology. Some analysts say the North hasn't likely achieved the technology needed to manufacture a miniaturized nuclear warhead that could fit on a long-range missile capable of hitting the U.S. But there is a growing debate on just how far the North has advanced in its secretive nuclear and missile programs.
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U.S. senators consider sanctions against Iran for missile development
MUNICH (Reuters) - U.S. Republican senators plan to introduce legislation to impose further sanction on Iran, accusing it of violating U.N. Security Council resolutions by testing ballistic missiles and acting to "destabilize" the Middle East, a U.S. senator said Sunday.
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Iran dismisses new US pressure, calls for 'mutual respect'
MUNICH (AP) - Iran's foreign minister is brushing aside new pressure from the United States, declaring that his country is "unmoved by threats" but responds well to respect. President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran, the U.S. and five other world powers. His administration said ...
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Message to ‘warmonger’ Trump: Film showing Iran defeating US forces set to be released
An animated film depicting Iran's Revolutionary Guards defeating US forces will soon open in Iranian cinemas. The movie's director says he hopes the film will show “warmongering” President Trump what will happen if the US attacks the Islamic Republic. Read Full Article at RT.com
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NATO chief concerned if Russia missile reports prove true
BRUSSELS — NATO's chief says the military alliance would be concerned if reports that Russia has violated a Cold War-era treaty by deploying a cruise missile prove true.
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US calls for collective action to hold N. Korea ‘accountable’ for nuclear & ballistic missile tests
Washington has called for a collective action in response to North Korea's latest ballistic missile test. Pyongyang considers its nuclear and missile programs necessary for protecting itself from the US. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Kim's missile launch points to advances, US says
The Pentagon has assessed that North Korea's weekend missile launch showed new capabilities, US officials told CNN on Monday.
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Missile Test Advances North Korea's Offensive Posture
Sunday’s missile launch puts Pyongyang on track to greatly enhance the stealth and reliability of future long-range missile launches, experts say.
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North Korea reportedly test fires missile
South Korea’s military said Sunday that North Korea fired a projectile into its eastern sea        
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North Korea reportedly test fires missile, challenging U.S.
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea reportedly fired a ballistic missile early Sunday in what would be its first such test of the year and an implicit challenge to President Donald Trump's new administration.
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North Korea test fires missile, South says
Eric DuVallFeb. 11 (UPI) -- North Korea test-fired a missile into the Sea of Japan on Sunday, according to South Korean military officials.
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Pentagon's supplier & Tomahawk missiles manufacturer to protect US power utilities from cyberattacks
One of the world’s top military contractors, Raytheon, has teamed up with another American company that monitors power supply in real time to fight against potential cyber threats to the US power grid in the wake of recent hacking hysteria. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Orbital ATK to complete development of new tank ammo
Richard TomkinsFeb. 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army has contracted Orbital ATK to complete development of the next-generation 120mm multipurpose round for Abrams tanks.
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‘Emotion mustn’t override reason’: Churkin questions Trump’s tensions with Iran & China (EXCLUSIVE)
Moscow hopes the tensions between the new White House administration, Iran and China will not result in any serious international showdown, the Russian envoy to the UN told RT, adding that the current rhetoric appears to be an emotional response to reality. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Hey, Team Trump: Tell America what’s in the Iran deal
On Jan. 30, 2017, Iran tested a new ballistic missile, seemingly the long-range Khorramshahr. In response, the White House announced sanctions against 25 Iranian individuals and companies. It’s a small reaction to an extraordinary provocation that rips away the curtain obscuring America’s foreign-policy decisions, past and present. The past first. Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) congratulated...
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Iran and China respond to Trump with military drills
China and Iran roll out new weapons in response to President Trump's tough talk.       
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Trident whistleblower calls out MoD’s ‘lame attempt’ to excuse nuke malfunctions
Royal Navy whistleblower William McNeilly has returned fire after the Ministry of Defence (MoD) again tried to discredit him. He labeled it an attempt to cover up the dangers of Britain’s nuclear arsenal. Read Full Article at RT.com
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US Navy base in Bahrain would be ‘razed to ground’ by retaliatory Iranian missiles
If Iran were attacked, it would retaliate against the US Navy base in Bahrain as well as Israel, a senior Iranian MP warned. It comes amid an escalation of tensions between Washington and Tehran over new anti-Iranian sanctions imposed by the US. Read Full Article at RT.com
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New Chinese missile makes latest appearance in drills
The medium-range DF-16 featured in a video posted last week on the Defense Ministry’s website.       
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Paul Ryan says Iran nuclear deal will stay in place
The House speaker's comments come just two days after the Trump administration slapped new sanctions on Iran.
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Iran deal isn’t going anywhere despite Trump’s pledge: Ryan
WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan said the Iran nuclear deal that was opposed by Republicans isn’t going away — despite President Trump’s pledge to rip up the President Obama-era pact. “Well, a lot of that toothpaste is already out of the tube,” Ryan told NBC’s “Meet the Press” in an interview that aired Sunday....
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Iran tests missile systems, vows to fire ‘roaring missiles’ if threatened
Iran has conducted missile and radar tests, with the military vowing to fire “roaring missiles” if the country is threatened. It comes as the US hits Iran with more sanctions and the Pentagon brands Tehran the biggest state sponsor of terrorism. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Mattis: Iran missile tests do not require increased U.S. forces
Daniel UriaFeb. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis called Iran "the single biggest state sponsor of terrorism in the world" as the country vowed to continue missile tests.
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Team Trump starts to get tough on Iran
Iran just got a loud — and long overdue — wake-up call from the Trump administration that its rogue and destabilizing behavior will no longer be tolerated. Two days after National Security Adviser Michael Flynn officially put Tehran “on notice,” the Treasury Department on Friday imposed new economic sanctions against 25 individuals and entities involved...
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Iran hits back after U.S. adds more sanctions for missile test
Doug G. Ware and Ed AdamczykFeb. 3 (UPI) -- The Trump administration hit Iran with new sanctions Friday -- punishment for a ballistic missile test that many view as a U.N. resolution violation.
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Iran sanctions: Could new Trump sanctions lead to war?
Sanctions imposed on Iran Friday mark a new, more aggressive approach by the Trump administration.       
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Iran sanctions: Tougher line on Tehran explained
Sanctions imposed on Iran Friday mark a new, more aggressive approach by the Trump administration.       
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The rise of left-wing ‘fake news,’ a new puzzle for Iran’s rulers and other notable comments
Foreign desk: New Question Mark for Tehran’s Mullahs Supporters of the Iran nuclear deal reacted with “shock and horror” as the Trump administration put Tehran “on notice” for its ballistic missile test and followed up with new economic sanctions, notes Eli Lake at Bloomberg View. But while “predictability and steadiness are important for statecraft,” nevertheless...
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Trump administration sanctions Iran on missile test
The Treasury Department placed new sanctions on Iran Friday, the first move by the Trump administration in response to a ballistic missile test that led the White House to announce it was putting Iran "on notice."
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US slaps new sanctions on Iran over missile test
Thirteen Iranians and 12 entities are sanctioned two days after US officials put Iran 'on notice' over a missile test.
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Treasury sanctions Iran after ballistic missile launch
President Donald Trump's administration enacted new sanctions on Iran Friday, the first concrete action after the White House put Tehran "on notice" this week.
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Trump imposes sanctions on people and companies in Iran
Trump to order review of financial rules Feb. 3, 2017, 7:22 a.m. This is our look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: The president is targeting regulations put in place by the Obama administration Trump says Schwarzenegger was a bad California governor How Trump is...
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Trump: Iran 'playing with fire' after missile test
Foreign minister Zarif says Iran 'unmoved by threats' after Trump warns Tehran he will not be as 'kind' as Obama.
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Russia to deliver 10 Su-35 fighter jets to China in 2017
The second batch of 10 Russian Sukhoi Su-35 multipurpose fighter jets will be delivered to China this year with a further 10 aircraft in 2018, TASS reported on Thursday, citing its sources. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Sources: U.S. readies sanctions on Iran after ballistic missile test
The Trump administration is preparing to levy sanctions on Iran after it test-fired a ballistic missile, according to U.S. officials and others with knowledge of the decision. The sanctions are expected to be levied as early as Friday. Up to two dozen Iranian individuals, companies and possibly...
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Iran slams 'provocative' US warning over missile test
Tehran will not yield to 'useless' threats from 'an inexperienced person' over missile programme, official says.
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Russia to build heavy-duty radar station near Murmansk
Nikolai Litovkin, Russia Beyond the Headlines Russia is to install a heavy-duty radar station near Murmansk, not far from the border with Finland and Norway, to warn of potential missile strikes.
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