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north korea claims to have demolished nuclear test site


punggye-ri, north korea — north korea has carried out what it says is the demolition of its nuclear test site in the presence of foreign journalists.the demolition happened thursday at the site deep in the mountains of the north’s sparsely populated northeast.the planned closing was previously announced by leader kim jong un ahead of his planned summit with u.s. president donald trump next month.the north’s decision to close the site has generally been seen as a welcome gesture by kim to set a positive tone ahead of the summit. even so, it is not an irreversible move and would need to be followed by many more significant measures to meet trump’s demands for denuclearization.the north did not invite international inspectors to the ceremony, which limits its value as a concession.sha...






north korea could be prepping for its sixth nuclear test


north korea could be preparing its sixth nuclear weapon test, south korea warned monday.the national intelligence service in seoul told south korean lawmakers that it’s seen signs that its northern counterpart is getting ready for another missile test at its punggye-ri underground test site, according to cnn.north korea “has completed its preparation to carry out a nuclear test at tunnel 2 and tunnel 3 of the punggye-ri nuclear test site,” democratic party lawmaker kim byung-kee said the nis reported during a closed-door parliamentary meeting.north korea’s last nuclear test was last september when it claimed to have detonated a small nuclear warhead mounted on “strategic ballistic rockets” in its strongest test ever.the country has been conducting such tests since 2006 — desp...






tensions high, north korea readies nuclear test: report


by: ap | washington | published:april 13, 2017 11:35 am north korean leader kim jong un. (ap photo/wong maye-e, file)north korea is ready to launch a nuclear test at its punggye-ri nuclear test site, the 38 north monitoring group reported. 38 north analysis group described the test site as “primed and ready.” “commercial satellite imagery of north korea’s punggye-ri nuclear test site from april 12 shows continued activity around the north portal, new activity in the main administrative area, and a few personnel around the site’s command center,” the north korea-related analysis website said.a barrage of recent north korean missile tests has stoked us fears that pyongyang may soon develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the u...






is north korea's nuclear mountain test site still functional?


washington: in upcoming talks between the united states and north korea, one of the key details is a mystery at a 2200 metre-high point in the country's north: mount mantap.this mountain hosts part of a facility, punggye-ri, that has been the site of all six of north korea's nuclear weapons tests. the most recent test, carried out underground on september 3, caused a 6.3-magnitude earthquake. analysis of the seismic data suggested that the explosion's yield was as high as 250 kilotons, almost 17 times that of the bomb dropped on hiroshima, japan, in 1945.last week, north korean leader kim jong-un announced that his country would not only suspend nuclear and missile tests, but also shut down punggye-ri.the punggye-ri nuclear test site is north korea's only known nuclear test site and i...






north korea to hold 'ceremony' to dismantle nuclear test site later this month


north korea has said it will hold a “ceremony” for the dismantlement of its nuclear test site between may 23 and may 25.the dismantlement of the punggye-ri nuclear test ground would be a dramatic and symbolic event ahead of north korea leader kim jong un’s summit with donald trump next month.north korea’s foreign ministry said all of the tunnels at the country’s north-eastern testing ground would be destroyed by explosion, and that observation and research facilities and ground-based guard units would also be removed.the north said it planned to invite journalists from the us, south korea, china, russia and britain to inspect the process.“the nuclear weapon institute and other concerned institutions are taking technical measures for dismantling the northern nuclear test ground ...






north korea conducts another nuclear test, neighbors say


tokyo — north korea has conducted another nuclear test, officials from japan and south korea said sunday after seismic authorities detected an artificial earthquake near the pyongyang regime’s known nuclear test site.it’s north korea’s sixth nuclear test, and the first since president trump was inaugurated. the action probably will increase already high tensions between the trump administration and kim jong un’s regime. the u.s geological survey said it had recorded a 6.3 magnitude earthquake exactly at noon sunday local time, near north korea’s nuclear test site in punggye-ri, in the county’s northeast region. the quake was felt in northern china, with emergency sirens blaring in yanji, near the north korean border, according to local media.south korean authorities said sund...






north korea claims it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb


see alsonorth korea has conducted sixth nuclear test: japan a seismic tremor early sunday indicated that north korea had... north korea’s state media claims that the country has successfully tested a hydrogen bomb that can fit on an intercontinental ballistic missile.kim jong un personally signed off on the nuclear test, pyongyang’s state media said.a seismic tremor was detected sunday evening indicating that north korea had conducted a sixth nuclear test.the us geological survey said it detected a 5.6 magnitude earthquake near the rogue state’s known nuclear test site, the washington post reported.the japanese government concluded that the tremor was a nuclear explosion based on seismological data, the foreign minister said in a live television broadcast.earlier sunday, pyo...






earthquake hits off north korea but experts rule out nuke test


by: ap | seoul | updated: july 13, 2017 4:08 pm people walk by a screen showing the news reporting about an earthquake near north korea’s nuclear facility, in seoul, south korea, wednesday, jan. 6, 2016. south korean officials detected an “artificial earthquake” near north korea’s main nuclear test site wednesday, a strong indication that nuclear-armed pyongyang had conducted its fourth atomic test. north korea said it planned an “important announcement” later wednesday. the letter read “5.1 earthquake near north korea’s nuclear facility.” (ap photo/lee jin-man)related newsa magnitude 5.9 earthquake off north korea today jolted watchers of the country’s weapons development but experts say it was not caused by a nuclear test.analysts say north korea needs to conduct...






north korea will launch another nuclear test in next few days, officials say


north korea is in the final stages of preparing for another nuclear test, which could come in the next few days, u.s. officials with knowledge of the most recent intelligence from the region told fox news.“the test could come as early as the end of the month,” said one official.u.s. defense officials have seen evidence that north korea has completed digging new tunnels around the punggye-ri nuclear test site, but it still has to move more equipment into the area for a possible test, the official added.  the pentagon is keeping a close eye on these looming developments.north korea missile tests fail seconds after launch, us officials saynorth korea’s nuclear preparations prompted the u.s. military in recent days to move a surveillance aircraft used to test the air following nuclear...






north korea details plans to dismantle nuclear test site


seoul – north korea has scheduled the dismantlement of its nuclear test site for sometime between may 23 and 25 depending on weather conditions in order to uphold its previous pledge to discontinue nuclear tests, state media reported on saturday.the country’s central news agency said the dismantlement of the nuclear test ground would involve collapsing all of its tunnels with explosions, blocking its entrances and removing all observation facilities, research buildings and security posts.“the nuclear weapon institute and other concerned institutions are taking technical measures for dismantling the northern nuclear test ground of the dprk in order to ensure transparency of discontinuance of the nuclear test,” said the announcement. dprk is an acronym for north korea’s official na...






north korea could be in final stages of nuclear test preparations: report


by: reuters | washington | updated: march 29, 2017 8:39 am representational image, satellite imagery of north korea’s main nuclear test site taken over the weekend indicates that pyongyang could be in the final stages of preparations for a sixth nuclear test, a u.s. think tank reported on tuesday (source: ap)satellite imagery of north korea’s main nuclear test site taken over the weekend indicates that pyongyang could be in the final stages of preparations for a sixth nuclear test, a u.s. think tank reported on tuesday.washington-based 38 north, a website that monitors north korea, said the images from saturday showed the continued presence of vehicles and trailers at the punggye-ri test site and signs that communications cables may have been laid to a test tunnel.water was also b...






seoul: a nkorea nuke test risks radiation leak at test site


seoul, south korea –  south korea says any future nuclear test by north korea risks collapsing its mountain test site and triggering a radiation leak.south korea's weather agency chief nam jae-cheol made the comments monday during a parliament committee meeting. he was responding to a lawmaker's question about whether another north korean test could lead to such an accident.south korea detected several earthquakes near the north's nuclear test site in the country's northeast after its sixth and most powerful bomb explosion in september. experts say the quakes suggest the area is now too unstable to conduct more tests there.






north korea’s nuclear test site primed for trial, us group says


tensions mounting that test may be in defiance of un sanctions and warnings from trumppyongyang: north korea’s nuclear test site appears “primed and ready” to conduct a trial, according to a us research institute that monitors the country.commercial satellite imagery from april 12 shows activity at the punggye-ri test site northeast of pyongyang, analysts wrote on the 38 north website. that includes movement around the north portal and in the main administrative area, as well as some personnel around the command centre, according to the website run by the us-korea institute at johns hopkins university’s school of advanced international studies.even so, south korea’s joint chiefs of staff downplayed expectations of an imminent nuclear test, with spokesman roh jae-cheon telling rep...






north korea ‘to close nuclear site’ in may


north korea’s nuclear test site will shut in may and reveal the process to experts and journalists from south korea and the united states, south korea’s presidential office has said.on friday, north korean leader kim jong un and south korean president moon jae-in vowed “complete denuclearisation” of the korean peninsula in the first inter-korean summit in more than a decade.seoul said kim has said donald trump will get to know he is “not a person” to aim missiles at us.referring to preparations for a summit between the leaders, the us president earlier tweeted that “things are going very well”.north korea’s state media had said before the summit that pyongyang would immediately suspend nuclear and missile tests, scrap its nuclear test site and instead pursue economic gro...






north korea to dismantle nuclear test site


trump's secretary of state mike pompeo said on friday north korea can look forward to "a future brimming with peace and prosperity" if it agrees to quickly give up its nuclear weapons.officials in seoul had said in april that north korea planned to invite experts and journalists from the united states and south korea for the shutdown of its test site.north korea said journalists from other countries, including the united states and south korea, will be invited to cover the event, to "show in a transparent manner the dismantlement of the northern nuclear test ground to be carried out".in order to accommodate the travelling journalists, north korea said various measures would be taken including "opening territorial air space".all international journalists will be provided with a chart...






small earthquake detected in north korea, south's weather agency says


closevideoasia analyst gordon chang weighs in on 'fox & friends first.' a 3.2 magnitude earthquake was detected in north korea on sunday, sparking concerns if it was caused by another nuclear test or from the regime’s collapsing test site.the small tremor was recorded just after 8 p.m. in the south hamgyong province, korea meteorological administration reported, according to yonhap news agency. it added that it appeared to be a natural earthquake, not one caused by a nuclear or missile test.north korea nuclear test site has 'significant' work underway: report"artificial quakes from explosions create sound waves, but there were not sound waves detected this time," a kma official said. "it's also far from north korea's nuclear test area."the epicenter’s depth was about 3.7 m...






north korea denies its nuclear test killed hundreds


seoul — north korea’s state media on thursday dismissed as “misinformation” a recent media report that the north’s sixth nuclear test killed many people.japanese broadcaster tv asahi reported on tuesday, citing unnamed sources familiar with the issue, that north korea’s nuclear test site collapsed after pyongyang’s sixth atomic test in september, possibly killing more than 200 people.the north’s official kcna said it was a “false report” intended to slander the country and its advances in nuclear development.share this:






north korea could be in final states of nuclear test preparations, says reports


by: reuters | washington | published:march 28, 2017 10:09 pm north korean leader kim jong un provides field guidance at the construction site of ryomyong street in this undated picture provided by kcna in pyongyang. (source: reuters)satellite imagery of north korea’s main nuclear test site taken at the weekend indicates that pyongyang could be in the final stages of preparations for a sixth nuclear test, a us think tank reported on tuesday.washington-based 38 north, a website that monitors north korea, said the images from saturday showed the continued presence of vehicles and trailers at the punggye-ri test site and signs that communications cables may have been laid to a test tunnel.water was also being pumped out and was draining downhill “presumably to keep the tunnel dry for ...






north korea says it has demolished its nuclear test site, as trump-kim summit re


south korean journalists said the punggye-ri nuclear test site in the northeast of the country was destroyed by a number of explosions. earlier thursday, a top north korean official called remarks from vice ppresident mike pence comparing the country to libya 'ignorant' and 'stupid.'         






mount mantap: is north korea's punggye-ri nuclear test site still functional?


a train of mining carts and a new structure are seen at the west portal spoil pile at the punggye-ri nuclear test site in north korea on april 20. (digitalglobe/38 north/getty images)in upcoming talks between the united states and north korea, one of the key details is a mystery at a 7,200-foot-high point in the country's north: mount mantap.this mountain hosts part of a facility, punggye-ri, that has been the site of all six of north korea's nuclear weapons tests. the most recent test, carried out underground on sept. 3, caused a 6.3-magnitude earthquake. analysis of the seismic data suggested that the explosion's yield was as high as 250 kilotons, almost 17 times that of the bomb dropped on hiroshima, japan, in 1945.last week, north korean leader kim jong un announced that his co...






north korea invites the world to watch as country dismantles its nuclear test si


north korea is ready to dismantle its nuclear test site — and it wants the world to watch.pyongyang officials detailed plans saturday to raze the country's nuclear testing ground in less than two weeks, in the lead up to kim jong un's summit with president trump next month.advertisement"a ceremony for dismantling the nuclear test ground is now scheduled between may 23 and 25," depending on weather conditions, north korea's foreign ministry said in a statement.officials said that underground testing tunnels at the site will be collapsed by explosives, and that observation, research and guard facilities will also be destroyed.journalists from the u.s., south korea, china, russia and britain will be invited to document the demolishing.north korean officials said the country will contin...






north korea could be in final stages of nuclear test preparations, says reports


by: reuters | washington | updated: march 29, 2017 8:32 am north korean leader kim jong un provides field guidance at the construction site of ryomyong street in this undated picture provided by kcna in pyongyang. (source: reuters)satellite imagery of north korea’s main nuclear test site taken at the weekend indicates that pyongyang could be in the final stages of preparations for a sixth nuclear test, a us think tank reported on tuesday.washington-based 38 north, a website that monitors north korea, said the images from saturday showed the continued presence of vehicles and trailers at the punggye-ri test site and signs that communications cables may have been laid to a test tunnel.water was also being pumped out and was draining downhill “presumably to keep the tunnel dry for mo...






north korea nuclear test site partially collapsed after massive blast: chinese e


beijing: north korea's underground nuclear test site has partially collapsed following a massive bomb blast last year, making it unusable, chinese seismologists have concluded. the north's leader kim jong un declared last week that his regime would halt nuclear and long-range missile tests + and shut down its nuclear site at punggye-ri under mount mantap in the country's northeast. the offer came days before his summit this friday with the south's president moon jae-in, which is scheduled to be followed by a summit with us president donald trump. north korea conducted five of its six nuclear tests at the site, with the biggest one last september triggering a 6.3-magnitude earthquake that was felt across the northern border with china. the north claimed it ...






north korea ready for seventh nuclear test 'at any time'


the isolated regime of kim jong un has a tunnel ready to test another nuclear weapon “at any time,” according to spies in its neighbor to the south. north korea is planning on carrying out an additional nuclear test, its seventh, south korea’s national intelligence service told lawmakers on thursday, according to news agency yonhap. “the north will carry out additional nuclear tests and continue to push for the development of miniaturized, diversified nuclear warheads,” the service said, adding that there was “active movement” around a pyongyang research facility. intelligence officials also added that a tunnel at a test site was ready to be used “at any time.”talks between u.s., north korea continue, despite trump objection north korea has not teste...






north korea may be preparing another ballistic missile launch


seoul, south korea — south korean media says seoul's military believes north korea is readying the launch of a ballistic missile, possibly an icbm. yonhap news agency reports that seoul's defense ministry also measures north korea's nuclear test at 50 kilotons. the detonation sunday was the strongest ever from the north, which claimed the test was of a hydrogen bomb. south korea responded to the nuclear test with live-fire drills off its eastern coast monday that were meant to simulate an attack on the north's main nuclear test site.send a letter to the editorjoin the conversation:facebooktweet






north korea may be preparing another ballistic missile launch


seoul, south korea — south korean media says seoul's military believes north korea is readying the launch of a ballistic missile, possibly an icbm. yonhap news agency reports that seoul's defense ministry also measures north korea's nuclear test at 50 kilotons. the detonation sunday was the strongest ever from the north, which claimed the test was of a hydrogen bomb. south korea responded to the nuclear test with live-fire drills off its eastern coast monday that were meant to simulate an attack on the north's main nuclear test site.send a letter to the editorjoin the conversation:facebooktweet






earthquake in north korea a 'suspected explosion': china


shanghai: china's earthquake administration said on saturday it had detected a magnitude 3.4 earthquake in north korea that was a "suspected explosion".the administration said in a statement on its website that the quake on saturday night , which occurred around 5.50pm (aedt), was recorded a depth of zero kilometres. a hyunmoo ii ballistic missile is fired during an exercise at an undisclosed location in south korea part of a live-fire exercise simulating an attack on north korea's nuclear test site. photo: apprevious quakes from north korea have indicated nuclear tests by the reclusive state, the most recent earlier this month. the quake was centred near north korea's nuclear test site.nuclear proliferation watchdog ctbto said it was examining the reports."analysts looking a...






north korea prepares to dismantle nuclear test site


north korea is expected to dismantle its punggye-ri nuclear test site over the next few days in a move toward denuclearization ahead of an unprecedented summit between president donald trump and kim jong un. the dismantling ceremony is scheduled to take place between may 23 and 25.         






kim jong un: north korea stops nuclear tests: has trump tamed the apprentice?


washington: us president donald trump may be on the cusp of a historic foreign policy triumph after north korea announced on saturday that it will suspend nuclear tests and missile launches + immediately and shutter a site used to conduct nuclear tests. “the nuclear test site has done its job,” north korea’s leader kim jong-un declared in a six-point statement carried by the state news agency that included a commitment to focus on rebuilding the country’s economy. although the statement did not assure total and complete denuclearization that washington has demanded, the us leader gloated + about even the partial concession, tweeting “north korea has agreed to suspend all nuclear tests and close up a major test site. this is very good news for ...






north korea announces end to missile testing as trump cites 'big progress'


closevideopyongyang to freeze long-range missile tests, plans to close nuclear test site.north korean leader kim jong un announced friday that his country will be suspending missile testing and closing a nuclear test site, several reports said."from april 21, north korea will stop nuclear tests and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles," the korean central news agency said, according to yonhap news. "the north will shut down a nuclear test site in the country's northern side to prove the vow to suspend nuclear test."the announcement comes amid preparations for a meeting later this year between president trump and the north korean dictator. during the summit, trump said he expected to talk with kim about denuclearizing the hermit kingdom.trump says he'll 'respectfully lea...






tunnel collapses at north korean nuke test site


north japanese media reports that 200 north koreans died in a tunnel collapse at their nuclear test site. in september, north korea tested a powerful nuclear weapon, which experts say rocked the mountain and made it unstable. if the test site is totally compromised, the hazardous radioactive material could spread across the region. since then, satellite imagery revealed the mountain above the test site has suffered a series of landslides and seismic aftershocks. they are thought to have resulted from the blast.         






satellite images suggest north koreans were playing volleyball at their nuclear


a probable volleyball game seen at the main administrative area of the punggye-ri nuclear test site, taken on april 16, 2017. (photo digitalglobe/38 north via getty images)at a time of remarkable tensions over pyongyang's weapons program, satellite images of north korea appeared to capture images of multiple volleyball games being played at the country's main nuclear testing site.the images, taken sunday by satellite company digitalglobe and later released by the independent north korea monitoring project 38 north, appeared to show groups of people playing volleyball at three separate locations at the secretive nuclear facility. the images surprised analysts at 38 north, as they coincided with speculation about north korean plans to test a nuclear weapon. [here are the missiles north k...






satellite images suggest north koreans were playing volleyball at their nuclear


on the weekend the world held its breath in anticipation of a sixth north korean nuclear test, staff at the punggye-ri nuclear test site were apparently playing volleyball. (jason aldag,adam taylor/the washington post)at a time of remarkable tensions over pyongyang's weapons program, satellite images of north korea appeared to capture images of multiple volleyball games being played at the country's main nuclear testing site.the images, taken sunday by satellite company digitalglobe and later released by the independent north korea monitoring project 38 north, appeared to show groups of people playing volleyball at three separate locations at the secretive nuclear facility. the images surprised analysts at 38 north, as they coincided with speculation about north korean plans to test a ...






raw: seoul simulates attack on n.korea nuke site


south korea's military on monday fired missiles into the sea to simulate an attack on the north korea's main nuclear test site a day after pyongyang detonated its largest ever nuclear test explosion. (sept. 4)         






shower beer maker promises gl bottles are fine to have in the shower


p o: courtesy of snask image 1of/16captioncloseimage 1 of 16shower beer, a tiny beer designed specifically for drinking in the shower. shower beer, a tiny beer designed specifically for drinking in the shower.  p o: courtesy of snask image 2 of 16shower beer's creator says it will fit perfectly in your hand and is meant to be consumed quickly. shower beer's creator says it will fit perfectly in your hand and is meant to be consumed quickly.  p o: courtesy of snask image 3 of 16just don't drop it on your foot. just don't drop it on your foot.  p o: courtesy of snask image 4 of 16the strong brew could also be used in non-shower applications. the strong brew could also be used in non-shower applications.  p o: courtesy of snask image 5 of 16try not to get the soap inside the beer. where are