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North Korea detonates bomb in 3rd nuclear test (LIVE BLOG)


North Korea carried out a third underground nuclear test on Tuesday, detonating a bomb estimated to measure several kilotons. The bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945 exploded with about 15 kilotons of force.

Boat carrying more than 200 migrants capsizes near Italy, at least 34 dead

Hardliners chant ‘Death to America’ on Iran hostage crisis anniversary

British spy chiefs deny listening to majority of phone calls, emails

Rodman loves North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

Maliki faces a major crisis before elections as a suicide bomb hits Baghdad

The Iraqi city of Fallujah was calmer, but a suicide bomber killed at least 23 police recruits in Baghdad on Thursday.