|N. Korea today announced the successful conclusion of its 1st nuclear test, sparking a wave of intl condemnation from old enemies & traditional allies alike. The controlled explosion, carried out at Hwaderi, near the north-eastern city of Kilju, sent shockwaves across the world and escalated tensions in north-east Asia. According to the US Geological Survey, a magnitude 4.2 seismic event was registered on the peninsula.
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