A day after Pyongyang says it successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb, the UN Security Council has called the test "a clear threat to international peace and security". The UN is likely to impose further international sanctions on North Korea.
President Moon has said there won't be a new war on the Korean Peninsula. He added that US President Donald Trump has promised to seek Seoul's approval before pursuing any option against its nuclear-armed neighbor.
A new media report claims North Korea was able to develop its missile system after buying rocket engines on the black market in Ukraine. Kyiv denies the link. In this international mystery, the clues lead to Russia.
An official defense report published by Japan says the threat from North Korea has reached a new stage. North Korea is now capable of launching intercontinental missiles and has advanced its nuclear weapons program.
In another escalation of strong rhetoric, Pyongyang has accused US President Donald Trump of being "bereft of reason." Both Japan and South Korea have warned the North over its latest threats to the US territory of Guam.
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