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  • GENEVA/ SEOUL, Sept 5- A top North Korean diplomat on Tuesday warned that his country is ready to send "more gift packages" to the United States as world powers struggled for a response to Pyongyang's latest nuclear weapons test. Han Tae Song, ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, confirmed that North Korea had successfully conducted its sixth and largest...

  • GENEVA/ SEOUL, Sept 5- A top North Korean diplomat on Tuesday warned that his country is ready to send "more gift packages" to the United States as world powers struggled for a response to Pyongyang's latest nuclear weapons test. Han Tae Song, ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, confirmed that North Korea had successfully conducted its sixth and largest...

  • GENEVA/ SEOUL, Sept 5- A top North Korean diplomat warned on Tuesday that his country is ready to send "more gift packages" to the United States as world powers struggled for a response to Pyongyang's latest nuclear weapons test. Han Tae Song, ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, confirmed that North Korea, officially known as the Democratic People's Republic...

  • GENEVA/ SEOUL, Sept 5- A top North Korean diplomat warned on Tuesday that his country is ready to send "more gift packages" to the United States as world powers struggled for a response to Pyongyang's latest nuclear weapons test. Han Tae Song, ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, confirmed that North Korea, officially known as the Democratic People's Republic...

  • GENEVA/ SEOUL, Sept 5- A top North Korean diplomat warned on Tuesday that his country is ready to send "more gift packages" to the United States as world powers struggled for a response to Pyongyang's latest nuclear weapons test. Han Tae Song, ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, confirmed that North Korea, officially known as the Democratic People's Republic...

  • U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley is seen during the Security Council meeting. The United Nations Security Council convened an emergency meeting to consider new sanctions against North Korea following the nation's July 3 and July 28 tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles.

    European markets came under pressure by the end of Tuesday's trade, as a weak performance from Wall Street and geopolitical concerns weighed on investor sentiment.

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un at the test-fire of the intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 at an undisclosed location.

    Economic sanctions could be bolstering Pyongyang's business competitiveness, enabling the rogue nation to continue with its weapons program.

  • Pedestrians walk past a monitor showing an image of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in a news program reporting on North Korea's 6th nuclear test on September 3, 2017 in Tokyo, Japan.

    Seoul said Tuesday an agreement with the U.S. to scrap a weight limit on its warheads would help it respond to Pyongyang's threat.

  • SEOUL/ UNITED NATIONS, Sept 5- South Korea said on Tuesday an agreement with the United States to scrap a weight limit on its warheads would help it respond to North Korea's nuclear and missile threat after Pyongyang conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test two days ago. South Korea's Asia Business Daily, citing an unidentified source, reported on Tuesday...

  • Getting China to increase economic pressure on North Korea is an important part of a expected long diplomatic process, says Michael Green, SVP, Asia & Japan Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

  • UNITED NATIONS, Sept 4- The United States wants the United Nations Security Council to vote next Monday to impose "the strongest possible" sanctions on North Korea over its sixth and largest nuclear test, U.S. North Korea said it tested an advanced hydrogen bomb for a long-range missile on Sunday, prompting global condemnation and a U.S. warning of a "massive"...

  • *Haley says North Korea is "begging for war". SEOUL/ UNITED NATIONS, Sept 4- The United States on Monday said countries trading with North Korea were aiding its "dangerous nuclear intentions" as the United Nations Security Council mulled tough new sanctions and the isolated regime showed signs of planning more missile tests. At a Security Council meeting, U.S.

  • In an undated image distributed on Sept. 3, 2017, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was inspecting the loading of a hydrogen bomb into a new ICBM, according to the North's state media.

    European markets ended lower on Monday, after North Korea's latest nuclear test prompted investors to rush to safe-haven assets.

  • UNITED NATIONS, Sept 4- Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said on Monday military solutions cannot settle the Korean Peninsula issues and warned there was an "urgent need to maintain a cool head and refrain from any action that can escalate tensions." "A comprehensive settlement to the nuclear and other issues plaguing the Korean peninsula can be...

  • UNITED NATIONS, Sept 4- China's U.N Ambassador Liu Jieyi urged North Korea to "stop taking actions that are wrong" and called on all parties to "seriously consider" Beijing's proposal for a joint suspension of Pyongyang's ballistic missile and nuclear programs and military drills by the United States and South Korea. "We strongly urge... stop taking actions that are...

  • Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Monday it was time for the U.N. Security Council to impose "the strongest possible measures" on North Korea over its sixth and largest nuclear test because "enough is enough." Haley said the incremental sanctions approach of the 15- member council to North Korea since 2006 had not worked and she described North...

  • UNITED NATIONS, Sept 4- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres "counts on the Security Council to remain united and take appropriate action" on North Korea, his political affairs chief, Jeffrey Feltman, said on Monday after Pyongyang conducted its sixth nuclear test. Feltman warned the 15- member Security Council that "as tensions rise, so does the...

  • A North Korea Scud-B missile is displayed at the Korea War Memorial Museum on August 26, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea.

    South Korea said on Monday it was talking to the United States about deploying aircraft carriers and strategic bombers to the Korean peninsula after signs North Korea might launch more missiles in the wake of its sixth and largest nuclear test.

  • A man walks past a street monitor showing North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un in a news report about North Korea's nuclear test, in Tokyo, Japan, September 3, 2017.

    South Korea was seeking "the toughest retaliation measures" after the North tested another nuclear weapon, an official said.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin urged the U.S. and others to avoid going down a "dead-end road" with North Korea on Friday, adding only dialogue without pre-conditions could resolve the crisis.