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  • A sales assistant watches TV sets broadcasting a news report on North Korea's nuclear test, in Seoul, January 6, 2016.

    The comments came after U.S. bombers flew over South Korea in solidarity with its ally after Pyongyang's nuclear test.

  • North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un looks out towards Kim Il-Sung square during a mass military parade in Pyongyang on October 10, 2015. North Korea was marking the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers' Party.

    Unilateral sanctions will not help resolve issues on the Korean Peninsula, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Japanese counterpart.

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspects a unit of the Korean People's Army on October 16, 2015.

    China has lashed out at the US after Washington accused Beijing of not doing enough to arrest NKorea’s nuclear ambitions.

  • 30 Minutes to the Close: Market susceptible to macro headlines

    Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities managing director, talks about what to watch in the last half hour of trading.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- The United States will do all it can to oppose North Korea's nuclear weapons policy by using financial tools since coordinated economic sactions have shown to work, U.S. "I think sanctions have effectively cut North Korea off from the global economy," Lew said three days after Pyongyang set off its most powerful nuclear blast to date and said it had...

  • George Mitchell: China doesn't want unified Korea

    George Mitchell, former Senate Majority Leader, weighs in on North Korea's nuclear threat and pressuring China to intervene.

  • George Mitchell: World is safer but people are more fearful

    Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell talks about Russia's history with Syria, whether the world is safer since 9/11.

  • ollection: AFP South Korean conservative activists hold placards showing the portrait of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un during a protest denouncing North Korea's nuclear test in Seoul on September 10, 2016.

    North Korea has reportedly geared up for another nuclear test, as experts warned new sanctions for the rogue state would likely fail.

  • Crazy that China steals our intellectual property: Trump

    Donald Trump says China has out-negotiated the U.S. and that he could solve the problem with North Korea in one day.

  • North Korea undaunted by failure, sanctions: Prof

    China might disapprove of North Korea's nuclear program but this is unlikely to stop the hermit state, says University of Denver's Christopher Hill.

  • Should you be worried about N.Korea's nuclear tests?

    North Korea is estimated to be within a decade of having a weaponized nuclear device, says Rodger Baker, VP of strategic analysis at Stratfor.

  • *China- North Korea trade zones near Dandong fail to take off. DANDONG, China, Sept 11- Towering above the murky waters, the New Yalu River Bridge was supposed to symbolise a new era in relations between China and North Korea, helping bring investment to landmark free trade zones jointly run with the impoverished and isolated state. China's anger at North Korea for...

  • DANDONG, China, Sept 10- Tourists and the odd train made their way across China's main border point with North Korea on Saturday, with residents largely brushing off Pyongyang's fifth and largest nuclear test and little sign of stepped up security or scrutiny. China, Pyongyang's main diplomatic ally, is key in any effort to rein in North Korea's nuclear programme.

  • *North Korea conducts fifth nuclear test. NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. stocks dropped on Friday, giving the S&P 500 its worst day since June as investor nervousness increased following a nuclear test by North Korea and Federal Reserve officials' comments lifted rate hike bets. Long-dated yields reached more than two-month highs, after reports suggested Japan is...

  • *North Korea conducts fifth nuclear test. NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. stocks sold off on Friday, putting the S&P 500 on pace for its worst day in over two months as investor nervousness increased following a nuclear test by North Korea and comments by Federal Reserve officials that hinted at a U.S. interest rate hike. North Korea conducted its fifth and biggest nuclear test...

  • *North Korea conducts fifth nuclear test. NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. stocks dropped on Friday as investors were rattled by a nuclear test by North Korea and comments by Federal Reserve officials that hinted at a U.S. interest rate hike, putting the S&P 500 on pace for its worst day in over two months. North Korea conducted its fifth and biggest nuclear test on Friday and said...

  • *North Korea conducts fifth nuclear test. NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. stocks dropped on Friday as investors were unnerved by a nuclear test by North Korea and comments by a U.S. North Korea conducted its fifth and biggest nuclear test on Friday and said it had mastered the ability to mount a warhead on a ballistic missile, drawing condemnation from the United States as well...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday amid investor caution following a nuclear test by North Korea and comments by a U.S. North Korea conducted its fifth and biggest nuclear test on Friday and said it had mastered the ability to mount a warhead on a ballistic missile, drawing condemnation from the United States as well as China, Pyongyang's main ally.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. stocks were poised for a lower open on Friday amid investor caution following a nuclear test by North Korea and comments by a U.S. North Korea conducted its fifth and biggest nuclear test on Friday and said it had mastered the ability to mount a warhead on a ballistic missile, drawing condemnation from the United States as well as China,...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. stock index futures were modestly lower on Friday amid investor caution following a nuclear test by North Korea and ahead of comments by two U.S. *North Korea conducted its fifth and biggest nuclear test on Friday and said it had mastered the ability to mount a warhead on a ballistic missile, drawing condemnation from the United States as well...