North Korean soldiers salute at Mansudae hill in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this photo taken by Kyodo, September 9, 2017 on the 69th founding anniversary of the country. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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North Koreans on Saturday celebrated another public holiday with familiar routines, laying flowers and bowing in front of statues and portraits of past leaders while the outside world kept a close watch amid speculations that another missile test is near.This year's anniversary came just after North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date last weekend, which it claimed as a detonation of a thermonuclear weapon built for its ICBMs.Last year it held a nuclear test on this September anniversary.
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