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U.S. warns of ‘other’ options if North Korea continues nuclear, missile tests

The United States warned on Tuesday it would consider “other” options, which could include new sanctions or security steps, if North Korea continued nuclear and ballistic missile testing. South Korea’s Yonhap news agency earlier said North Korea appeared to be preparing a test-launch of an intermediate-range ballistic missile, after what …

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North Korea says submarine ballistic missile test ‘great success’

North Korea said on Sunday a submarine-launched ballistic missile test it conducted under the supervision of leader Kim Jong Un had been a “great success” that provided “one more means for powerful nuclear attack”. The launch is the latest in a recent string of North Korean demonstrations of military might …

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North Korea prepares one or two intermediate-range missiles: Yonhap

North Korea has deployed one or two intermediate-range ballistic missiles on the east coast, possibly preparing for launch on or around Friday, the anniversary of the birth of the country’s founder, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported. A mobile launcher was spotted carrying up to two Musudan missiles, Yonhap said …

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U.S. think tank sees suspicious activity at North Korea nuclear site

Recent satellite images have shown “suspicious” activity at North Korea’s main nuclear site at Yongbyon, which could mean reprocessing is under way to produce more plutonium for atomic bombs, a report published by a U.S. research institute said on Monday. The report on the 38 North website said that in …

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Defiant North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea, Japan protests

North Korea fired at least one ballistic missile on Friday, which flew about 800 km (500 miles) before hitting the sea off its east coast, South Korea’s military said, as the isolated state stepped up its defiance of tough new U.N. and U.S. sanctions. South Korea’s Yonhap news agency said …

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