08:38 GMT: We are now closing this Live Report on North Korea's nuclear test and the widespread condemnation that followed.
South Korean passengers watch TV news reporting North Korea's apparent nuclear test, at the Seoul train station on February 12, 2013. North Korea has confirmed that it conducted a nuclear test.
0830 GMT: China, North Korea's closest ally, has also criticised Pyongyang for deciding to conduct the test despite Beijing’s very clear opposition and warnings.
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