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Asia Pacific North Korea tests third nuclear device, prompting emergency UN meeting (+video)

Experts say North Korea's successful detonation of a third nuclear device is concerning because it indicates the country may be getting closer to the ability to put a nuclear device on a missile.

By Contributor / February 12, 2013

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Despite strong international opposition, even from ally and benefactor China, North Korea on Tuesday tested its third nuclear device, prompting an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council.