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North Korea expanding uranium enrichment at Yongbyon nuclear complex, satellite images show

Satellite images show North Korea expanding a uranium enrichment plant at its main Yongbyon nuclear complex, a sign that it is intent on boosting the production of bomb materials, experts say. A report from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey said photos taken by satellite imagery company Maxar showed construction in an area […]

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North Korea may have restarted its 5-megawatt Yongbyon nuclear reactor, UN atomic agency says

North Korea has supposedly restarted its Yongbyon nuclear reactor, the UN atomic agency has said in a report. Plutonium, which is used for nuclear weapons, is believed to be produced at the reactor’s complex. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) was expelled by Pyongyang in 2009 but relies on satellite imagery to carry out assessments. […]