All posts tagged "nuclear"

  • Spokesman for the Unification Ministry Jeong Joon-hee (Yonhap)
    After N. Korea nuclear threats, S. Korea vows ‘stern response’

    By Kim Hyo-jin The South Korean government vowed Wednesday to take stern action against North Korea’s threats to launch a missile or conduct a nuclear test, in tandem with the United States and the international community. “A...

    • Posted September 16, 2015
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  • NKMissiles
    N.K. building facility to build more powerful nuclear bombs

    WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — A new facility under construction at North Korea’s Yongbyon nuclear complex appears to be designed to separate isotopes from spent fuel that can be used in building nuclear weapons more powerful than plutonium or...

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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  • uranium
    N. Korea expanding uranium mining

    WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea is expanding its capacity to mine and mill uranium ore which could supply its nuclear weapons program or fuel nuclear reactors, according to new U.S. research. The findings shed some light on...

    • Posted August 12, 2015
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  • North Korean spokesman Ri Tong-il fields questions at a United Nations press conference back in 2014. (Yonhap/AP Photo)
    N. Korea’s nuclear weapons testing depends on ‘US attitude’

    North Korea stated on Thursday that its future nuclear weapons development is dependent on the “attitude” of the U.S. “It depends on the attitude of the United States and the U.S. is hell-bent on increased level of...

    • Posted August 6, 2015
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  • North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un attends a meeting of Korean People's Army (KPA) battalion commanders and political instructors in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang November 5, 2014. (Yonhap/KCNA)
    Regional powers to meet in Malaysia as N. Korea defends nukes

    SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Yonhap) — All the members to the six-party talks aimed at dismantling North Korea’s nuclear weapons program are set to meet in Malaysia this week, drawing attention to whether any progress will be made...

    • Posted August 3, 2015
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  • A South Korean man watches a TV news program showing the file footage of the missile launch conducted by North Korea, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, March 13, 2015. North Korea has test fired seven short-range missiles into the sea, South Korean officials said Friday, in the latest such tests launched during ongoing South Korea-U.S. military drills.The writing on the screen reads " Launched 200 kilometers missile " (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    N. Korea has no interest in shutting down nuclear weapons program

    Lately North Korea has been boasting their nuclear arms capabilities a bit more than usual and part of that might be from outside pressure following the Iran nuclear deal. North Korea’s ambassador to China Ji Jae-ryong made...

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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  • North Korean soldiers attend military drills in this picture released by the North's official KCNA news. (Yonhap/KCNA)
    N. Korea’s military provocations likely in Oct. including 4th nuclear test

    SEOUL, July 17 (Yonhap) — North Korea may launch military provocations in time with the founding anniversary of the country’s governing party in October, possibly including its fourth nuclear test, the Defense Ministry said Friday. “With the...

    • Posted July 17, 2015
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