Nuke test sends shock waves round world

MacKenzie, Debora
October 2006
New Scientist;10/14/2006, Vol. 192 Issue 2573, p9
This article reports that in the first week of October 2006, North Korea successfully tested a nuclear device in a coal mine in the north of the country. A second test is also planned. North Korea's move may prompt neighbouring South Korea and Japan to join the nuclear club. Mohamed ElBaradei, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, says that the test threatens the nuclear non-proliferation regime.


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