Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28651/all en Monitoring agency "confident" it will detect North Korea atomic test http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/monitoring-agency-confident-it-will-detect-north-korea-atomic-t <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* North Korea carried out nuclear tests in 2006, 2009</p> <p>* Says it is ready for more after U.N. censure move</p> <p>* Agency has more than 270 monitoring stations worldwide</p> <p>VIENNA, Jan 30 (Reuters) - The international agency that monitors nuclear tests said on Wednesday it would have no trouble detecting the seismological activity around any nuclear test by North Korea "within minutes" but it could take at least several days to confirm whether it was an atomic explosion.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/monitoring-agency-confident-it-will-detect-north-korea-atomic-t" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty International organizations International relations North Korea Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 17:02:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741584 at http://www.globalpost.com N.Korea blast 'roughly congruent' with earlier tests: CTBTO http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/nkorea-blast-roughly-congruent-earlier-tests-ctbto <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>North Korea's blast was similar to previous nuclear tests, the Vienna-based monitoring agency CTBTO said early Tuesday, slamming it as a potential threat to international security.</p> <p>"The event shows explosion-like characteristics and its location is roughly congruent with the 2006 and 2009 DPRK (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) nuclear tests," agency chief Tibor Toth said in a statement. </p> <p>"For now, further data and analysis are necessary to establish what kind of event this is," he added.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/nkorea-blast-roughly-congruent-earlier-tests-ctbto" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty International relations Nuclear weapons AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 06:30:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753243 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ N.Korea blast 'roughly congruent' with earlier tests: CTBTO http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/urgent-nkorea-blast-roughly-congruent-earlier-tests-ctbto <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>North Korea's blast was similar to earlier nuclear tests, the Vienna-based monitoring agency CTBTO said Monday. </p> <p>"If confirmed as a nuclear test, this act would constitute a clear threat to international peace and security...," the agency added in a statement.</p> <p>ssw/jj</p> Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty International organizations International relations AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 06:30:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753254 at http://www.globalpost.com N.Korea blast 'roughly congruent' with earlier tests: CTBTO http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/nkorea-blast-roughly-congruent-earlier-tests-ctbto-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>North Korea's blast was similar to previous nuclear tests, the Vienna-based monitoring agency CTBTO said early Tuesday, slamming it as a potential threat to international security. </p> <p>If confirmed as a nuclear test, it would represent "a clear threat to international peace and security...," the agency added in a statement.</p> <p>"The event shows explosion-like characteristics and its location is roughly congruent with the 2006 and 2009 DPRK (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) nuclear tests," the agency said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/nkorea-blast-roughly-congruent-earlier-tests-ctbto-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty International organizations International relations AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 06:31:13 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753263 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212-7 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>N.Korea blast 'rougly congruent' with earlier tests: CTBTO</p> <p>ssw/jj</p> Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 06:31:29 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753271 at http://www.globalpost.com China to share nuclear blast data with global monitoring body http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130811/china-share-nuclear-blast-data-global-monitoring-body <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BEIJING, Aug. 12 (Yonhap) -- China has agreed to share nuclear blast data from its 10 monitoring stations with a global monitoring organization, according to a media report on Monday, in a move expected to put more pressure on North Korea's nuclear weapons program.</p> <p>The decision was made at a meeting in Vienna between Lassina Zerbo, the executive secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), and Zhang Yulin, a deputy minister of China's defense ministry, Hong Kong's South China Morning Post reported in its Sunday edition.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013. 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General Assembly is under way.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013. All rights reserved. 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Korean FM warns North against another nuke test http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/140813/s-korean-fm-warns-north-against-another-nuke-test <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, Aug. 13 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's foreign minister said Wednesday that North Korea will pay a price if it pushes ahead with an additional nuclear test in defiance of international warnings.</p> <p>Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se made the remark during a meeting with Lassina Zerbo, the executive secretary of the preparatory committee for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), according to Seoul's foreign ministry.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2014. 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