All posts tagged "North Korea"

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    Gist of new UN sanctions resolution on N. Korea

    NEW YORK (Yonhap) — The following is the gist of U.N. Security Council Resolution 2270 adopted Wednesday in response to North Korea’s nuclear and missile tests. General - Condemns the DPRK’s Jan. 6 nuclear test and Feb....

    • Posted March 3, 2016
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  • DPRK Chosun Central TV news screen capture. (Yonhap)
    N. Korea fires six short-range projectiles into East Sea

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea fired six short-range projectiles into the East Sea on Thursday, apparently in anger over the United Nations’ adoption of its harshest-ever resolution punishing Pyongyang for its recent nuclear and long-range rocket tests,...

    • Posted March 3, 2016
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  • President Park Geun-hye, of South Korea, addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
    UN Security Council unanimously adopts harshest-ever sanctions on North Korea

    By Chang Jae-soon WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Yonhap) — The U.N. Security Council adopted the harshest-ever sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday, punishing Pyongyang for its defiant nuclear and missile tests and seeking to put curbs on the weapons...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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    Four N. Korean officials blacklisted by UN council

    By Yi Whan-woo The U.N. Security Council (UNSC) has blacklisted four senior North Korean officials in charge of nuclear and ballistic missile programs as the council is set to pass a new resolution on sanctions against the...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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    UN Security Council postpones vote on N. Korea resolution for a day

    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Yonhap) — The U.N. Security Council postponed a vote on a new resolution expanding sanctions on North Korea until Wednesday as Russia asked for more time to review the draft resolution, officials said Tuesday. The...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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  • North Koreans watch a news broadcast on a video screen outside Pyongyang Railway Station in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. Pyongyang has long claimed it has the right to develop nuclear weapons to defend itself against the U.S., an established nuclear power with whom it has been in a state of war for more than 65 years. But to build a credible nuclear threat, the North must explode new nuclear devices — including miniaturized ones — so its scientists can improve their designs and technology. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)
    N. Korea to boycott UN human rights forum

    GENEVA (Yonhap) — North Korea said Tuesday that it will boycott the U.N. Human Rights Council session and will not be bound by any resolutions that singles out the country for censure. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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  • American student Otto Warmbier, right, bows as Warmbier is presented to the reporters on Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea announced late last month that it had arrested the 21-year-old University of Virginia undergraduate student. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)
    North Korea puts tearful detained American before cameras

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea presented a detained American student before the media on Monday in Pyongyang, where he tearfully apologized for attempting to steal a political banner — at the behest, he said, of...

    • Posted February 29, 2016
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