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North Korea steps up tunneling at nuclear test site – monitor

Jan 12, 2018 - 1:27 PM

'These activities underscore North Korea’s continued efforts to maintain the Punggye-ri site’s potential for future nuclear testing,' says the respected 38North website

INCREASED ACTIVITY. This image acquired on September 4, 2017, and courtesy of www.Planet.com, shows the Punggye-ri test site where on September 3, 2017, North Korea claimed to have conducted the undeground explosion of a hydrogen bomb. Handout photo from Planet/AFP

North Korea still years from solid-fuel missile system – US expert

Mar 30, 2016 - 11:16 AM

Analyst: Since as far as we know this missile does not exist North Korea has a lot more work to do before it becomes operational

TESTING, 1, 2, 3. An undated handout picture made available by the North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 25, 2016 shows a ground test of a high-power solid-fuel rocket engine at an unknown location in North Korea. KCNA/EPA