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North Korea earned $200 mn from banned exports, sends arms to Syria, Myanmar: UN report

The 15-member council has unanimously boosted sanctions on North Korea since 2006 in a bid to choke funding for Pyongyang`s nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

Feb 03, 2018, 23:04 PM IST

N. Korea flouts sanctions, earning $200 mln from banned exports: UN

North Korea is flouting UN sanctions by exporting coal, iron, steel and other commodities banned under UN sanctions, earning nearly $200 million in revenue last year, a UN report said Friday.

Feb 03, 2018, 06:16 AM IST

Kremlin denies Russia violates sanctions on North Korea

Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov, asked about allegations that Russia is re-exporting North Korean coal, said on Friday that Russia abides by norms of international law.

Jan 26, 2018, 17:14 PM IST

Despite sanctions, North Korea exported coal to South Korea and Japan via Russia: Sources

North Korea shipped coal to Russia last year which was then delivered to South Korea and Japan in a likely violation of UN sanctions, three Western European intelligence sources said.

Jan 26, 2018, 16:03 PM IST

North Korea calls latest UN sanctions 'an act of war'

The resolution was drafted by the United States and negotiated with the North's closest ally, China.

Dec 25, 2017, 00:02 AM IST

China vows to enforce UN curbs on North Korea as Donald Trump praises cohesion

The United States did not seek regime change, the collapse of the regime, an accelerated reunification of the peninsula or an excuse to send the US military into North Korea.

Aug 08, 2017, 19:12 PM IST

North Korea slams 'mean' targeted UN sanctions

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

Jun 04, 2017, 22:34 PM IST

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.

Apr 18, 2017, 13:35 PM IST

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.

Apr 14, 2017, 09:42 AM IST

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.

Feb 24, 2017, 22:55 PM IST

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.

Dec 23, 2016, 22:47 PM IST

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.

Nov 19, 2016, 05:27 AM IST

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.

Apr 01, 2016, 14:46 PM IST

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.

Mar 21, 2016, 12:47 PM IST

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.

Mar 15, 2016, 06:31 AM IST

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.

Mar 15, 2016, 00:59 AM IST

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”. 

Feb 28, 2016, 18:36 PM IST

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.

Feb 09, 2016, 03:45 AM IST

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.

Oct 17, 2015, 01:38 AM IST

Netanyahu lashes out at UNSC for endorsing Iran N-deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday lashed out at the UN Security Council`s unanimous endorsement of the nuclear agreement with Iran.

Jul 21, 2015, 00:37 AM IST