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North Korea’s already-low food supply is set to deteriorate this year as dry weather hits crop yields, the U.N. has warned.
LAUNCESTON, Australia, April 26- Australia and Russia could emerge the relative winners if China does restrict imports of North Korean coal, as it has pledged to do. China banned the importation of several minerals from North Korea on April 5, including coal, as part of new United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang aimed at curbing the rogue state's nuclear weapons...
China warns that the North's actions could 'lead the country to nowhere.'
North Korea tried and failed to launch what experts believe was an intermediate-range ballistic missile on Friday in defiance of sanctions.
The new intercontinental ballistic rocket engine could give the country the power to target the U.S. with nuclear strikes, NBC News reports.
North Korea can mount a nuclear warhead on a medium-range missile, a South Korean official said on Tuesday.
The isolated country says it will keep defying the US and its allies by continuing its nuclear and ballistic missile program.
China must ratchet up pressure on the rogue nation to prevent further international unrest, warns Ramesh Thakur of the Centre for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament.
A state-controlled newspaper tells North Koreans to prepare for economic hardships ahead.
CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on how growing political tensions are affecting the work of Christians in towns near the China-North Korea border.
A March 16 executive order by President Barack Obama allows the United States to blacklist anyone found to be operating in North Korea's mining sector or to have purchased metal from its government- even indirectly through a third-country supplier. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings show 25 companies, including Pitney Bowes Inc, Winnebago...
Donald Trump said that if elected, he might halt oil purchases from Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies unless they commit troops to fight Islamic State. The New York Times reports.
UNITED NATIONS/ SEOUL, March 22- The U.N. Security Council agreed on Monday to a Chinese request to remove sanctions on four ships the United Nations had blacklisted for ties to Pyongyang's arms trade. China asked the United States on March 16 for help removing the ships from the U.N. blacklist, according to a diplomatic cable sent the same day from the U.S. permanent...
UNITED NATIONS/ SEOUL, March 21- The U.N. Security Council agreed on Monday to a Chinese request to remove sanctions on four ships that had been blacklisted for ties to Pyongyang after China secured assurances the vessels would not use North Korean crews, a U.S. official said. The ships were among 31 vessels sanctioned by the 15- member council on March 2 because...
South Korea's military says North Korea fired multiple short-range projectiles into the sea.
Investors are unperturbed by Pyongyang's ballistic missile launch, with the Kospi slightly higher and the won flat against the dollar.
Barack Obama imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday intended to isolate the country's leadership after recent provocations by Pyongyang
WASHINGTON, March 16- President Barack Obama imposed sweeping new sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday intended to further isolate the country's leadership after recent actions by Pyongyang that have been seen by Washington and its allies as provocative. The executive order freezes any property of the North Korean government in the United States and...
North Korea's highest court sentenced an American tourist to 15 years in prison with hard labor.
Otto Warmbier, a 21-year-old University of Virginia undergraduate student, was convicted after being charged with subversion.