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US sends nuclear-capable B-2 bombers to South Korea in show of force via The Washington Post

SEOUL, South Korea — The U.S military says two nuclear-capable B-2 bombers have completed a training mission in South Korea amid threats from North Korea that include nuclear strikes on Washington and Seoul. The statement Thursday by U.S. Forces Korea … Continue reading

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Iran: All Nuclear Weapons Must Be Destroyed via Common Dreams

Accusations from Israel, US are ‘laughing matter,’ says Iran spokesman – Jacob Chamberlain, staff writer Following news of a successful North Korean nuclear weapons test on Tuesday, officials from Iran called for the end to all atomic weapons around the … Continue reading

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New York, 12 February 2013 – Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea via the United Nations

The Secretary-General condemns the underground nuclear weapon test conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) today. It is a clear and grave violation of the relevant Security Council resolutions. It is deplorable that Pyongyang defied the strong and … Continue reading

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North Korea to target U.S. with nuclear, rocket tests via Reuters

(Reuters) – North Korea said on Thursday it would carry out further rocket launches and a nuclear test that would target the United States, dramatically stepping up its threats against a country it called its “sworn enemy”. The announcement by … Continue reading

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North Korea ‘Preparing New Nuclear Test’ via Business Insider

North Korea vowed on Monday to strengthen its defences amid concerns the country may conduct a nuclear test as a follow-up to last month’s long-range rocket launch. […] Quoting South Korean intelligence sources, local media said Pyongyang warned its main … Continue reading

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U.S.: North Korea agrees to suspend nuclear activities via USA Today

WASHINGTON (AP) – The United States said Wednesday North Korea has agreed to suspend nuclear activities and accept a moratorium on nuclear and long-range missile tests, in a breakthrough in negotiations with the secretive communist nation. The announcement comes little … Continue reading

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Pyongyang’s Neighbors Worry Over Nuclear Arms via The Wall Street Journal Asia

By KEITH JOHNSON WASHINGTON—For years, the biggest questions surrounding North Korea have involved the isolated country’s nuclear devices and its missiles, some of which could reach Alaska. How the country’s leadership succession will unfold in the aftermath of dictator Kim … Continue reading

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US senator pushes for Burma nuclear probe via Democratic Voice of Burma

The United States must press Burma to reveal the state of its nuclear program and any ties with North Korea as a condition for better relations, a key US lawmaker urged Monday. “An early goal of the tentative US re-engagement … Continue reading

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Doctors check on North’s hibakusha via The Japan Times Online

HIROSHIMA — A group of Japanese doctors returned from North Korea on Sunday after interviewing hibakusha from the 1945 bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki who now reside in the reclusive communist country. “A-bomb survivors in North Korea have faced discrimination … Continue reading

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NKorean official to go to US for nuclear talks via Associated Press

By MATTHEW LEE and FOSTER KLUG Associated Press BALI, Indonesia (AP) — A senior North Korean official will visit the United States this week to discuss the possible resumption of long-stalled international negotiations on ending Pyongyang’s nuclear programs, U.S. Secretary … Continue reading

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