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North Korea slams 'mean' targeted UN sanctions

The UN Security Council on Friday unanimously adopted a US-drafted resolution imposing new targeted sanctions.

US, Japan agree China should play larger role on North Korea

US, Japan agree China should play larger role on North Korea

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Tuesday that the two countries need to persuade China to play a larger role in dealing with North Korea, a Japanese government spokesman said.

China warns against force as North Korea prepares celebration

Military force cannot resolve tension over North Korea, China said on Thursday, while an influential Chinese newspaper urged the North to halt its nuclear programme in exchange for Chinese protection.

North Korea steps up sanctions-busting: UN report

North Korea steps up sanctions-busting: UN report

The report confirmed that N Korea's two N-tests and 26 missile launches last year allowed it to reach technological milestones in WMD capability.

China tells companies to abide by UN North Korea sanctions

China tells companies to abide by UN North Korea sanctions

The UN Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea last month aimed at cutting its annual export revenue by a quarter.

US seeks sanctions against South Sudan rebel leader, army chief

The United States on Friday proposed that South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar as well as the army chief and information minister face UN sanctions for their role in fueling violence in the war-torn country.

North Korea: UN sanctions on shipping 'inexcusable'

 Searches of North Korean ships under new UN sanctions that were imposed in response to Pyongyang's latest nuclear test are inexcusable and North Korea won't tolerate them, a North Korean maritime official said in an interview with Associated Press Television News.

N Korea defies warnings from US, fires short-range missiles into sea: Report

N Korea defies warnings from US, fires short-range missiles into sea: Report

North Korea on Monday fired several short-range rockets or missiles into the sea off its east coast, just days after test-firing two medium-range missiles in defiance of UN sanctions.

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un says nuclear warhead re-entry test a success

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un today said the country has successfully lab-tested a nuclear warhead re-entry, as he ordered upcoming warhead detonation and ballistic missile tests, just weeks after being slapped with tough, new UN sanctions.

Russia opposes UN sanctions on Iran over missile tests

Russia on Monday opposed slapping sanctions on Iran over recent ballistic missile tests that Moscow`s UN envoy said did not violate a UN resolution adopted after the landmark nuclear deal.

Our missile can turn enemy tanks 'into boiled pumpkin', says North Korea's Kim Jong-Un

Our missile can turn enemy tanks 'into boiled pumpkin', says North Korea's Kim Jong-Un

North Korean leader Kim has claimed that the portable, laser-guided rocket has the “longest firing range in the world” and it is “as accurate as a sniper's rifle”. 

UN sanctions on North Korea failing, 10 years on: UN experts

A raft of UN sanctions imposed on North Korea over the past decade has failed to prevent Pyongyang from scaling up its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, a UN panel of experts has concluded.

US envoy says recent Iran missile test violated UN sanctions

US envoy said Iran's recent ballistic missile test was "a clear violation" of UN sanctions.