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North Korea expanding weapons-grade uranium plant, satellite images suggest

Experts believe works at Yongbyon nuclear facility could allow production of bomb-making material to increase by up to 25% Recent satellite images appear to show North Korea is expanding a uranium enrichment plant at its main Yongbyon nuclear complex, with experts saying the move shows an intent to boost the production of bomb materials.

theguardian.com ,  14h 1
North Korea expanding weapons-grade uranium plant, satellite images suggest

Turkmenistan: Getting Covid in a land where no cases officially exist

Turkmenistan is one of only a handful of countries, including North Korea, which says it has no coronavirus cases. But reports suggest it is experiencing its third and possibly strongest wave of Covid-19. Sayahat Kurbanov was suffocating. He gasped for air as if he were running a marathon, the pain in his chest unbearable.

bbc.com ,  14h 1
Turkmenistan: Getting Covid in a land where no cases officially exist

North Korea: Photos show expansion at uranium site

New facility could boost production by 25 per cent , experts say Satellite images show that North Korea is expanding a uranium enrichment plant at its Yongbyon nuclear complex. Experts said this was a sign the country intends to increase production of weapons-grade uranium by as much as 25 per cent.

independent.co.uk ,  1d 0
North Korea: Photos show expansion at uranium site

Photos show North Korea expanding uranium enrichment plant

The country recently raised tensions by performing its first missile tests in six months. Recent satellite images show North Korea is expanding a uranium enrichment plant at its main nuclear complex, in a sign it is intent on boosting production of bomb materials, experts have said. The assessment came after North Korea recently raised tensions by performing its first missile tests in six months amid long-dormant nuclear disarmament diplomacy with the US.

guernseypress.com ,  1d 0
Photos show North Korea expanding uranium enrichment plant

Satellite photos indicate North Korea expanding uranium enrichment

Satellite photos revealed this week that North Korea is expanding its uranium enrichment plant, a move that experts say indicates that the country aims to increase the production of bomb materials, according to The Associated Press. Jeffrey Lewis and two other experts at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey said in a report that the expansion of the uranium enrichment plant could mean a significant increase in uranium production, according to the newswire.

msn.com ,  1d 0
Satellite photos indicate North Korea expanding uranium enrichment

North Korea shown 'renovating nuclear facility' in satellite images as tensions rise

North Korea has been steadily developing its weapons systems, raising the stakes for the negotiations that were initiated between Kim Jong Un and former U.S. President Donald Trump in 2018 North Korea has been continuing to expand their nuclear weapons as the government accuses the United States of double standards over military activities and pursuing a hostile policy.

dailystar.co.uk ,  1d 9
North Korea shown 'renovating nuclear facility' in satellite images as tensions rise

North Korea 'expanding nuclear reactor' in new satellite images as tensions rise

The Yongbyon Nuclear Research Facility has been dormant since 2018 but new images show it is being renovated - a sign North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is gearing up to increase production North Korea is "rapidly expanding" its nuclear reactor as revealed in new satellite images as global tensions rise following its most recent missile test.

mirror.co.uk ,  1d 4
North Korea 'expanding nuclear reactor' in new satellite images as tensions rise

North Korean cruise missile could carry nuclear arms, say experts

SEOUL, South Korea: North Korea successfully tested a new long-range cruise missile, which is thought by analysts to potentially be its first nuclear-capable weapon. The missiles are "a strategic weapon of great significance," reported the Korean Central News Agency. North Korea's cruise missiles usually receive less interest than ballistic missiles because they are not explicitly banned under United Nations Security Council Resolutions.

unitedkingdomnews.net ,  1d 0
North Korean cruise missile could carry nuclear arms, say experts

Remembering the truly shocking goal that saw North Korean goalkeeper banned for a year

One of the strangest and most alarming incidents in modern football history is almost five years old. Football fans with a good memory might remember when footage of a North Korean goalkeeper remarkably conceding a drop-kick from his opposite number went viral back in 2016. The mind-boggling goal transpired during the AFC Under-16 Championship with Uzbekistan's shot-stopper lumping a long ball up the pitch that should never have found its way into the net.

givemesport.com ,  1d 8
Remembering the truly shocking goal that saw North Korean goalkeeper banned for a year

Kim Jong-un ‘ramps up uranium production after launching ballistic missiles'

KIM Jong-Un is said to be accelerating his bid for nuclear war after satellite pictures suggested that he is “ramping up his production of uranium.” Experts believe a new construction site at the Yongbyon nuclear research centre, near the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, has the capabilities of producing weapon-grade material.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  2d 2
Kim Jong-un ‘ramps up uranium production after launching ballistic missiles'

North Korea is expanding its plutonium-producing nuclear reactor and could increase stocks of weapons-grade uranium by 25 per cent, satellite images reveal

The Yongbyon Nuclear Research Facility was closed until it restarted last month Images show construction is underway to potentially add more centrifuges There are fears Kim Jong-un is expanding North Korea's weapons programme North Korea is rapidly expanding its plutonium-producing reprocessing reactor just days after it was revealed it was restarting the facility.

dailymail.co.uk ,  2d 2
North Korea is expanding its plutonium-producing nuclear reactor and could increase stocks of weapons-grade uranium by 25 per cent, satellite images reveal

North Korea launches ballistic missiles from train

Duration: 00:36 Pyongyang’s official news agency says that for the first time, North Korea has successfully launched ballistic missiles from a train. They say the weapons were fired from the country's mountainous central region and accurately struck a sea target 500 miles away. The launch comes amid growing tensions between North and South Korea.

msn.com ,  2d 3
North Korea launches ballistic missiles from train

Trudeau links global campaign on arbitrary detention declaration to China

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada spearheaded an international declaration denouncing state-sponsored arbitrary detentions because of China’s decision to imprison Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor. Trudeau made the connection for the first time today during a federal election campaign appearance in Windsor, Ont. In February, when the federal government announced that it had created a coalition of dozens of countries denouncing the practice, it played down any connection that it was specifically targeting China, which has been angered by the declaration, nonetheless.

thespec.com ,  2d 0
Trudeau links global campaign on arbitrary detention declaration to China

North Korea rebukes 'double-dealing' US after missile launch

Pyongyang accused the United States of "double-dealing" on Friday and held Washington's duplicity responsible for stalled nuclear talks, days after both North and South Korea carried out missile launches. Seoul successfully test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile on Wednesday, becoming only the seventh country in the world with the technology.

msn.com ,  2d 0
North Korea rebukes 'double-dealing' US after missile launch