New North Korea nuclear facility could boost weapons fuel: Report

North Korea is operating a new nuclear facility that could double its known capacity to produce uranium-enriched fuel for nuclear weapons, a South Korean news report said on Wednesday.

North Korea launches two missiles, defies UN ban

North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into seas east off its coast on Sunday, South Korea`s military said, defying a U.N. ban on the isolated country testing such weapons.

UN sanctions Central African Republic ex-president

The United Nations has imposed sanctions on the Central African Republic`s former president Francois Bozize and two rebel leaders for undermining peace and fuelling violence in the conflict-torn country.

North Korea objects to sanctions ban on ski resort equipment

North Korea objected on Saturday to a ban on imports of equipment for a luxury ski resort mainly for the ruling elite, indicating toughened UN sanctions are impacting the impoverished state.

Panama detains North Korean ship carrying `sophisticated missile equipment`

A North Korean cargo ship was reportedly seized by Panama on Tuesday as it carried `undeclared military cargo`.

West demands tougher action against Iran arms to Syria

The United States led western calls for tougher UN action on Iran`s arms supplies to Syria and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah.

More S Koreans leave N Korean factory park under ban

The North Korean factory park that is the last vestige of cooperation with the South moved closer to paralysis on Saturday as nearly 100 South Korean workers went home across a border that Pyongyang has closed.

N Korea plans to attack US; Russia fears ‘spiral`

In the backdrop of growing tensions between North Korea and US, Russia on Friday warned against growing military activity near North Korea, BBC reported.

North Korea threatens to attack South

Further heightening tensions in the Korean peninsula, North Korea on Friday threatened a war with the South.

UN seeks review of N Korea, Iran aid

The head of the UN intellectual property agency says it has asked UN sanctions officials to review computer equipment it provided to Iran and North Korea.

N Korea violating sanctions: UN

North Korea continues to violate UN sanctions by attempting to ship arms to Syria and Myanmar and illegally importing luxury goods, according to a long-awaited report by a UN experts panel.

Pakistan: `It’s time for a reality check`

Any further attempt on Pakistan`s part to preserve its "so-called strategic assets" might invite UN sanctions, warned a Pakistani daily.

S Korea seeks more N Korean sanctions: Report

South Korea is seeking to extend UN sanctions to 19 more North Korean institutions following the country`s widely condemned rocket launch this month.

UN sanctions panel delists 14 ex-Taliban figures

Some Taliban fighters have handed in their weapons as part of the reconciliation process.

Iran in alarming breaches of UN sanctions: Envoys

US, France and UK stepped up demands for the publication of a UNSC expert report on Iran sanctions.

North Korea, Iran trade missile technology: UN

The UN sanctions included a ban on trade in missile technology with N Korea.

India backs UN sanctions against Libya

Joining other members of the UN Security Council in backing sanctions against Libya, India has said it is going with the consensus for referring the situation to the International Criminal Court.

DR Congo Army colonel added to UN sanctions list

The Army officer is accused of murdering and raping women and children.

Iran not to renounce its nuclear rights

Iran does not "welcome (UN) sanctions or resolutions", says Foreign Ministry.

Japan approves UN sanctions on Iran

Japan imposed sanctions against Iran over its contentious nuclear programme on Tuesday in line with a UN resolution and said it plans to announce additional punitive measures later this month.