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This is on the heels of North Korea's sixth and most powerful nuclear test last week.
One think-tank estimates North Korea could already have 30 bombs.
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The 19-year-old female chimpanzee, whose name in Korean is "Dallae,'' smokes about a pack a day.
Less than a third of the more than 100 foreign journalists invited for the historic congress were permitted to attend.
"The more pressure you put on to something, the more emotionally you react to stand up against it."
Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion used Twitter to express Canada's outrage about the news out of North Korea.
"True peace and security do not happen as a result of humiliation-laden entreaties or conciliatory meetings."
All eyes would be on Beijing. North Korea's frequent provocations to help secure political concessions, and often financial and food aid too, are no longer having the effect they used to. Having all been burnt once too often in the past, Seoul, Tokyo and Washington are not in mood to play such games. And crucially for Pyongyang, neither, it seems, is Beijing.
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