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North Korea Carries Out 'Biggest Ever' Nuclear Test, Says Seoul

The US National Security Council said it was aware of seismic activity in the region of the test site and was 'monitoring and continuing to assess the situation in close coordination with our regional partners'

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North Korea Fires Three Ballistic Missiles Off East Coast: Seoul

It is not known yet what type of missile was launched on Monday, the spokesman said, adding that South Korea's military was analysing the test

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North Korea Fires Three Ballistic Missiles

North Korea last week threatened to take an unspecified 'physical action' after Washington and Seoul announced they would deploy a sophisticated US anti-missile defence system

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North Korea Carries Out Two Medium-Range Missile Tests

Both tests were believed to be of a much-hyped, intermediate-range Musudan missile capable of reaching US bases as far away as Guam

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G7 Expresses Concern Over North Korea, Russia, Sea Disputes Involving China

The G7 commits to market-based exchange rates and to avoiding 'competitive devaluation' of their currencies, while warning against wild exchange-rate moves

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North Korea Test Fires Two Medium-Range Ballistic Missiles

Military tensions have been soaring on the divided Korean peninsula since the North carried out its fourth nuclear test on January 6

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Kim Jong-Un Says North Korea Has Miniaturised Nuclear Warheads

While Pyongyang has boasted of mastering miniaturisation before, this is the first time Kim has so explicitly claimed a breakthrough

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North Korea Leader Orders Nuclear Arsenal On 'Standby'

Kim warns the situation on the divided Korean peninsula has become so dangerous that the North needs to shift its military strategy to one of 'pre-emptive attack'

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North Korean Rocket Puts Object Into Space, Angers Neighbours, US

North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it has called a satellite, but its neighbours and Washington denounced the launch as a missile test, conducted in defiance of UN sanctions and just weeks after a nuclear bomb test

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North Korea Leader Defends 'Hydrogen Bomb' Test

South Korea has resumed high-decibel propaganda broadcasts across the border in response, which the North said were driving the divided peninsula to 'the brink of war'

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North Korea Claims 'Successful' Hydrogen Bomb Test

The test, which came just two days before Kim Jong-Un's birthday, was initially detected by international seismology monitors as a 5.1-magnitude tremor next to the North's main Punggye-ri nuclear test site in the northeast of the country

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Asian Shares Fall As North Korea Claims Hydrogen Bomb Test

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemns North Korea's announcement of nuclear test, calling it a 'serious threat' to Japan and a 'grave challenge' to nuclear non-proliferation efforts

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