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September 22, 2017 11:39 PM Prospect of Atmospheric Nuclear Test by North Korea Raises Specter of Danger

“It is not clear North Korea has that capability yet,’’ said Siegfried S. Hecker, the former director of Los Alamos National Laboratory and the nuclear weapons expert the North Koreans let in to see their uranium enrichment plants years ago, when they wanted to make clear to the Obama administration that their atomic weapons program was moving ahead 21

September 21, 2017 6:34 PM Buhari leaves New York for London

President Buhari checked out of his hotel Millennium Tower New York accommodation at about 8.05am for JFK International Airport for his journey the London. Recall that the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina had in a statement before the President left Abuja last weekend said that Buhari will go to London from New York after 22

September 15, 2017 12:46 AM North Korea launches missile over Japan

How much damage can North Korea's weapons do? (CNN)North Korea has fired a ballistic missile over northern Japan for the second time in less than a month, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said Friday. North Korea has long maintained it wants nuclear weapons and long-range missiles to deter the United States from attempting to overthrow the regime 23

September 5, 2017 3:40 AM Bigger threats from President Trump benefit Kim Jong Un

Warnings of "fire and fury" strengthen the myth North Korea needs to defend itself, writes Sky's new US Correspondent Mark Austin. As I moved into my Washington flat at the start of a year covering events here for Sky News, the phone-in on one of many the local radio stations made for uncomfortable listening. Should President Trump bomb North Korea was the question 62

September 3, 2017 3:56 PM “Extremely regrettable”, UN Atomic agency responds to N Korea nuclear test

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has condemned Sunday’s reported nuclear bomb test by Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The Director General of IAEA, Yukiya Amano, described North Korea’s latest nuclear launch as “an extremely regrettable act that completely disregarded the international community’s repeated demands 24

September 3, 2017 11:01 AM North Korea Says It Tested a Hydrogen Bomb Meant for Missiles

The United States Geological Survey estimated that the tremor set off by the blast, detected at 12:36 p.m. at the Punggye-ri underground test site in northwestern North Korea, had a magnitude of 6.3. The South Korean Defense Ministry’s estimate was much lower, at 5.7, but even that would mean a blast “five to six times” as powerful as the North’s last nuclear 30

September 3, 2017 6:57 AM North Korea detonates its sixth and most powerful nuclear test yet

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea detonated its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sunday, Japan and South Korea said, hours after Pyongyang said it had developed an advanced hydrogen bomb that possesses “great destructive power”. Japanese and South Korean meteorological officials said an earthquake detected near the North’s test site - measured by the U.S. Geological 20

August 30, 2017 9:50 AM UN condemns ‘outrageous’ North Korea missile launch, Pyongyang says more to come

The United Nations condemned North Korea's "outrageous" firing of a ballistic missile over Japan, demanding that the isolated country halts its weapons program but holding back on any threat of new sanctions. North Korea said the launch of an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) on Tuesday was to counter U.S. and South Korean military drills and was the first 25

August 21, 2017 11:33 AM US and South Korea simulate nuclear war as 17,500 troops take part in drill

UNITED States and South Korea carried out military anti-terror and nuclear drills in a show of force against North Korea as fears of war escalated. Armed forced dressed in red hazard suits and gas masks were seen running under armed police protection in a display of what nuclear war could look like. A total of 17,500 troops from the US, South Korea 19

August 14, 2017 11:30 AM To Pacify Kim Jong Un, How About Ending the Korean War?

Have we been here before? A hostile power other than the Soviet Union, led by a leader considered by many to be a madman, is developing a nuclear capability with the ultimate aim of being able to strike the U.S. with nuclear-tipped missiles. Yes. China in the 1950s began a nuclear weapons development program that concerned the Kennedy administration 24