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Nuclear test sanction threat

The United Nations says it "strongly condemns" North Korea's nuclear test. The United States is calling for an increase in sanctions against the communist state.

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North Korean underground nuclear test condemned

A third nuclear test by the North Koreans has brought predictable condemnation from the United Nations and the Americans - but now even their traditional allies, the Chinese, are angry.

Tougher sanctions against the secretive state are now on the table after it defied existing UN resolutions.

China Correspondent Angus Walker reports:

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