BREAKING NEWS

Now Reading:

North Korea confirms third nuclear test


North Korea

North Korea confirms third nuclear test

North Korea has confirmed that it has successfully conducted a third nuclear test in defiance of international warnings.

Pyongyang says it used a miniaturised device that had a greater explosive force than previous tests.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the test as “deplorable” and an emergency meeting of the Security Council is to be held later.

In January North Korea announced it planned to conduct a “high-level” nuclear test, in response to expanded UN sanctions imposed after its last long-range missile test in 2012.

Next Article

world news

Catholics look to the future and a new Pope