All posts tagged "nuclear"

  • A South Korean army soldier passes by a TV news program showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 9, 2016. The official North Korean news agency says the communist country's leader Kim his nuclear scientists for a briefing and declared he was greatly pleased that warheads had been miniaturized for use on ballistic missiles. The letters at the screen read "North Korea' nuclear warhead ". (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    Kim Jong-un poses beside possible nuclear warhead mock up

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has caused a new stir with photos on the front page of its ruling party newspaper Wednesday that show the country’s leader Kim Jong-un standing beside a purported mock-up of...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, left, accompanied by Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on worldwide threats. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
    North Korea restarts plutonium reactor: Intelligence chief

    Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says North Korea has been operating the reactor long enough that it could begin to recover plutonium “within a matter of weeks to months.” WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea has expanded a...

    • Posted February 9, 2016
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    Seoul: Time for nuclear talks without N. Korea

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s president questioned the role of long-dormant North Korean nuclear disarmament talks, saying Friday that regional powers should meet without the North in the wake its recent nuclear test. The so-called...

    • Posted January 22, 2016
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  • Earthquake and Volcano of the Korea Meteorological Administration Director General Yun Won-tae stands in front of a screen showing seismic waves that were measured in South Korea, in Seoul Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. North Korea said it conducted a powerful hydrogen bomb test Wednesday, a defiant and surprising move that, if confirmed, would be a huge jump in Pyongyang's quest to improve its still-limited nuclear arsenal. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
    Nuclear experts doubt North Korea’s successful H-bomb test claims

    By Chang Jae-soon WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — U.S. nuclear experts doubted North Korea’s claims of a successful H-bomb test on Wednesday, saying its yield is too low to believe that such an advanced bomb, way more powerful than...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon delivers a speech at the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Le Bourget, outside Paris, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. (Eric Feferberg/Pool Photo via AP)
    Ban Ki-moon calls for world free of nuclear weapons

    By Brian Han As U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gears up for a potential meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, he hopes to spread a grander vision of a world free of nuclear weapons. “Now is...

    • Posted December 7, 2015
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  • This December 2012 photo, released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency, shows North Korea's Unha-3 rocket being fired from the Sohae Satellite Launching Station in Cholsan, North Pyongan Province. North Korea said on Sept. 14, 2015, that it plans to launch a rocket at a time of its choosing as it has the right to conduct space research, cementing speculation over a provocation by the country around Oct. 10, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea, US, Japan unite against N. Korea’s weapons tests

    By Brian Han Even though North Korea’s latest weapons test resulted in a submarine missile launch that failed to leave the water, other countries still recognize the potential of a threat. That’s why the nuclear envoys from...

    • Posted December 4, 2015
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  • Czech Republic's President Milos Zeman, right, welcomes his South Korean counterpart Park Geun-hye, left, at the Prague castle during her working visit in Prague, Czech Republic, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
    S. Korea wants in on Czech nuclear program

    PRAGUE (AP) — South Korea’s president says her country would like to participate in developing the Czech Republic’s nuclear program. After meeting her Czech counterpart, Milos Zeman, on Wednesday, Park Geun-hye said “we have expressed our interest.”...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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