Tensions are rising on the Korean peninsula after the United States flew two nuclear-capable bombers over South Korea. The move is intended as a warning to North Korea after its recent nuclear test.
Chinese authorities say they have detected a magnitude 3.4 earthquake in North Korea, describing it as a "suspected explosion." South Korea, however, says the tremor was a natural event.
With the UN General Assembly set to focus strongly on North Korea and its recent nuclear tests, Russia and China have called for a "peaceful resolution" with the pariah state. They suggested a "dual track" approach.
After US President Donald Trump's address to the UN National Assembly, there is renewed confusion over what direction the US will take in developing a coherent strategy against the regime in Pyongyang.
North Korea defied the international community yet again with its latest missile test on Friday. US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in want to up the ante against Pyongyang.
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