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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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Trump’s plan to stop a nuclear North Korea? Can’t tell you
If North Korea had weapons that could reach the United States, Trump will make sure they don't use them. How exactly? That's a secret.       
5338 points by USA Today | United States Bill Clinton President of the United States World War II White House Thomas Jefferson Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Cold War
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.
10 points by UPI | News agency Kim Il-sung North Korea Korean War South Korea Korean language Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty United States
When Donald Trump flirted with a 2000 campaign, he proposed bombing North Korea
This year, Trump's backed away from the idea.
92 points by The Washington Post | North Korea and weapons of mass destruction Nuclear weapon Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty North Korea South Korea World War II Nuclear proliferation Korea
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?
2295 points by CNN | Nuclear weapon North Korea Nuclear weapons Nuclear proliferation World War II Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Missile Cold War
North Korea nuclear test: World leaders react
South Korean president says North Korea shows "maniacal recklessness" as world powers unite in condemnation.
62 points by Al Jazeera English | Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty South Korea North Korea Korean War United Nations Korea Kim Jong-il Korean Peninsula
‘No one benefits from war on Korean peninsula’: World reacts to N. Korea’s latest nuke test
Countries across the world have responded to North Korea’s fifth nuclear test, which Pyongyang confirmed earlier on Friday. China has urged restraint, while Washington has warned of “serious consequences.” Read Full Article at RT.com
1065 points by Russia Today | North Korea South Korea World War II Korea Korean War Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Korean language Kim Jong-il
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
China says it "resolutely opposes" North Korea's nuke test and "intensely urges" Pyongyang to abide
BEIJING (AP) - China says it "resolutely opposes" North Korea's nuke test and "intensely urges" Pyongyang to abide by its non-proliferation promises.
1 points by The Washington Times | North Korea People's Republic of China South Korea Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Beijing Russia Pyongyang East Asia
North Korea 'earthquake' likely a nuclear test
Quake detected near North Korea's known nuclear test site, where it detonated its fourth nuclear device in January.
1959 points by Al Jazeera English | United States South Korea President of the United States Barack Obama Bill Clinton Korean War George W. Bush Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
North Korea earthquake believed to be nuclear test
SEOUL (Reuters) - A seismic event in North Korea on Friday morning measured by the U.S. Geological Survey with a magnitude of 5.3 appeared to be a nuclear test, South Korea's meteorological agency said.
2707 points by Reuters | Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Reuters United Nations Security Council United Nations Thomson Reuters Iraq News agency Mutual fund
US urges China to keep pressure on N. Korea, as Beijing stops coal imports from Pyongyang
The US has called on Beijing to keep the pressure on North Korea, as Chinese authorities announced they were suspending all coal deliveries from Pyongyang. Read Full Article at RT.com
612 points by Russia Today | North Korea South Korea People's Republic of China Korea Korean War Pyongyang Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Russia
China suspends coal imports from North Korea over missiles
BEIJING (AP) - China on Sunday began a suspension of all coal imports from North Korea for the rest of the year as it increases pressure on its communist neighbor to give up its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The ban is in line with U.N. Security Council sanctions imposed ...
1 points by The Washington Times | United Nations Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty People's Republic of China Korean War Nuclear weapon World War II United Nations Security Council North Korea
U.S. pushes Beijing to keep up pressure on North Korea
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington urged Beijing to keep pressure on North Korea to return to talks aimed at preventing Pyongyang from making further advances in its weapons program in violation of U.N. resolutions.
39 points by Reuters | North Korea South Korea Korean War United Nations Pyongyang Korea Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty United Nations Security Council
China to suspend coal imports from North Korea
Country loses crucial source of foreign exchange following latest missile test as China implements UN sanctions.
3288 points by Al Jazeera English | Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty North Korea South Korea People's Republic of China Korean War Korea Russia Kim Jong-il
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
1118 points by Russia Today | Nuclear weapon Missile Nuclear disarmament United Nations Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty North Korea and weapons of mass destruction Ballistic missile Ballistics
UN Security Council strongly condemns North Korea's latest ballistic missile test
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - UN Security Council strongly condemns North Korea's latest ballistic missile test.
-2 points by The Washington Times | United Nations Korean War United Kingdom Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Russia United States People's Republic of China United Nations Security Council
UN Security Council strongly condemns North Korea missile test
The U.N. Security Council is strongly condemning North Korea's ballistic missile launches and warning of "further significant measures" if Pyongyang doesn't stop nuclear and missile testing. A council statement late Monday followed a strong condemnation by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres of...
24 points by Chicago Tribune | Korean War Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Nuclear weapon United States Russia United Nations Intercontinental ballistic missile United Nations Security Council
4 ways Trump could deal with N Korea
President-elect Donald Trump has made a bold bet on North Korea, saying the secretive country won't test an intercontinental ballistic missile that could reach the United States.
6255 points by CNN | North Korea Kim Il-sung Kim Jong-il South Korea Nuclear weapon Intercontinental ballistic missile Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Pyongyang
Concerns Iran may pull out of nuclear deal, would be failure for intl community – Russian diplomat
There are concerns that hostile rhetoric from Washington may lead to a collapse of the nuclear deal with Iran, a scenario that Russia considers a failure for the entire world community, a senior Russian non-proliferation diplomat has said. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Iran to impose restrictions on US individuals, entities in retaliation for new US sanctions
Tehran has denounced new sanctions imposed on Iran by the US and said it would in response impose legal restrictions on American individuals and entities helping "regional terrorist groups", according to Iran’s Foreign Ministry statement quoted by TV. Read Full Article at RT.com
3615 points by Russia Today | United Nations United Nations Security Council United Nations Charter Republic of China United States Korean War United Nations General Assembly Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
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.
6977 points by Al Jazeera English | Nuclear weapon Barack Obama United States Missile United Nations Democratic Party President of the United States Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
Is Trump trying to tweet us into a war with Iran?
On Wednesday, the White House put out a statement from National Security Advisor Michael Flynn criticizing Iran's recent ballistic missile test as well as a number of attacks in recent months by Iranian-supported Houthi militias against American, Saudi, and Emirati ships off the coast of Yemen....
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Nuclear weapon United Nations United Nations Security Council Nuclear proliferation Enriched uranium Barack Obama Uranium Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
Trump's day: Transition, meeting with Japan's Abe
Volunteers to Trump transition must give up lobbying         
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Trump to meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Volunteers to Trump transition must give up lobbying       
42 points by USA Today | Richard Nixon Henry Kissinger Nuclear weapon President of the United States Gerald Ford Nuclear proliferation United States Cabinet Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
Japan, China Leaders Take Diverging Stances on North Korea Threat
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the nuclear threat has reached a dimension that demands stepped up efforts, while China’s No. 2 official offered a more measured assessment and urged dialogue.
19 points by The Wall Street Journal | North Korea United Nations South Korea Kim Il-sung Kim Jong-il People's Republic of China Korea Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
UN reform is long overdue
"Whatever may be the nature of the uncertainties and the tensions in which the world is placed today, and whatever may be their causes, there should be no problem that cannot be resolved peacefully with the united strength of 80 nations which now constitute our organization."
575 points by CNN | United Nations United Nations Security Council Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Peacekeeping United Nations General Assembly Republic of China Nuclear weapon United Nations Charter
North Korea’s latest nuke test exposes another failed Obama approach
North Korea’s fifth nuclear test signals continuing progress and sophistication in its decades-long effort to possess deliverable nuclear weapons. Moreover, both US and South Korean military experts assess that the increasing range of Pyongyang’s ballistic missiles, and its ability to miniaturize nuclear devices in order to mate them with its missiles, means targets across America...
93 points by New York Post | Nuclear weapon South Korea North Korea Bill Clinton Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Kim Il-sung Korean language Korean War
‘Pyongyang will be ashes’: Seoul draws up plan to counter N. Korea in case of war – report
South Korea has reportedly devised a plan to raze Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea, if it shows signs that it intends to launch a nuclear attack against the South. The report comes just days after the North carried out its fifth nuclear weapons test. Read Full Article at RT.com
872 points by Russia Today | Nuclear weapon North Korea Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Nuclear proliferation South Korea World War II Nuclear weapons Nuclear disarmament
N. Korea chides US for ‘laughable’ sanction threats after Pyongyang’s latest nuclear test
North Korea says plans to increase sanctions on the country for recently carrying out a nuclear test were “laughable.” Pyongyang defended its right to conduct such tests in order to “protect our dignity” amid threats of “nuclear war” from Washington. Read Full Article at RT.com
330 points by Russia Today | Nuclear weapon Nuclear proliferation Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty North Korea World War II Russia Nuclear disarmament Kim Jong-il
South Korea would reduce North Korea 'to ashes' in case of attack
South Korea is considering dropping the bomb on North Korea at the first sign of duking it out with nukes.
240 points by Daily News | North Korea Nuclear weapon Nuclear proliferation Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Missile South Korea World War II Nuclear disarmament
Bangladesh expresses concern over North Korea nuclear test, urges restraint
Bangladesh is “deeply concerned” over the recent nuclear test conducted by North Korea, the foreign ministry says in a statement.
207 points by | United Nations Security Council United Nations Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Korean War Nuclear weapon International Atomic Energy Agency Nuclear disarmament Russia
South Korea says North’s nuclear capability ‘speeding up’
South Korea’s foreign minister said on Saturday that North Korea’s nuclear capability is expanding fast, echoing alarm around the world over the isolated state’s fifth nuclear test carried out in defiance of U.N. sanctions. North Korea conducted its biggest nuclear test on Friday and said it had mastered the ability to mount a warhead on...
169 points by New York Post | World War II United Nations North Korea Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Cold War South Korea Kim Jong-il Nuclear weapon
Iran, Russia start construction of new Iranian nuclear plant
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran began building a second nuclear plant with Russian help on Saturday, in a $10 billion project which follows Tehran's landmark nuclear deal with world powers last year, state media reported.
893 points by Reuters | International Atomic Energy Agency Reuters Nuclear weapon Thomson Reuters News agency Nuclear proliferation United Nations Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
Time to rethink after new North Korean nuke test: O'Hanlon
Our approach isn't working.         
68 points by Arizona Republic | Nuclear weapon North Korea North Korea and weapons of mass destruction Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Korean language Pyongyang Nuclear disarmament Nuclear proliferation
Why China won't halt North Korea's nuke program
North Korea's benefactor wants to keep a buffer between its border and South Korea.         
185 points by Arizona Republic | Kim Jong-il North Korea World War II United States United Nations People's Republic of China Cold War Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
Outrage over North Korean nuclear test, but few options on the table
The United Nations Security Council on Friday made a strong condemnation of North Korea's latest nuclear test.
22 points by The Denver Post | North Korea Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Nuclear weapon United Nations South Korea Korean War Nuclear proliferation United Nations Security Council
North Korea Will Have the Skills to Make a Nuclear Warhead by 2020, Experts Say
The Pentagon warned this year that Pyongyang’s new missiles, if perfected, “would be capable of reaching much of the continental United States.”
1635 points by The New York Times | Nuclear weapon Intercontinental ballistic missile Missile Cold War World War II North Korea Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Nuclear disarmament
The Latest: UN Security Council condemns North Korea test
SEOUL, South Korea — The Latest on North Korea's nuclear test (all times local):7:30 a.m.The U.N. Security Council is strongly condemning North Korea's latest nuclear test and says it will start discussions on "significant measures" against Pyongyang including new sanctions.The council quickly agreed to a press statement after an emergency closed-door meeting late Friday afternoon called by the United States, Japan and South Korea. Just three days ago, the council condemned the North's latest ballistic missile test.
-1 points by Boston Herald | South Korea Nuclear weapons North Korea Korean War Nuclear proliferation Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty United Nations Cold War
North Korea's latest nuclear test could be a key step in its weapons program
Tremors that emanated Friday from North Korea's northeastern nuclear test site alerted the world to another crucial step that the isolated nation had made in its defiant, decade-long march to develop long-range missiles tipped with lightweight nuclear warheads. The man-made earthquake, detected...
98 points by Los Angeles Times | Nuclear weapon Intercontinental ballistic missile North Korea World War II Kim Jong-il Nuclear weapons Missile Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
Time to rethink after new North Korean nuke test: Michael O'Hanlon
Our approach isn't working.         
68 points by Arizona Republic | Nuclear weapon North Korea North Korea and weapons of mass destruction Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Korean language Pyongyang Nuclear disarmament Nuclear proliferation
Analysis: Why China won't halt North Korea's nuclear program
North Korea's benefactor wants to keep a buffer between its border and South Korea.         
185 points by Arizona Republic | Kim Jong-il North Korea World War II United States United Nations People's Republic of China Cold War Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
Trump rival: I'm to blame for Aleppo flub
Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson said Friday he should have known what "Aleppo" was when asked earlier this week.
1494 points by CNN | Nuclear weapon North Korea Intercontinental ballistic missile World War II Cold War Missile Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty United States
Only option left to cut off power?
It's the fifth and biggest nuclear test yet to have been carried out by North Korea -- and the reaction has been almost as explosive.
354 points by CNN | North Korea South Korea Kim Il-sung Korean War Korean language Korea Kim Jong-il Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty