UN Security Council will vote on a draft resolution imposing new sanctions on North Korea after the United States toned down its demands in a bid to win support from Russia and China
North Korea says it will make the US pay a heavy price if a proposal Washington is backing to impose the toughest sanctions ever on Pyongyang is approved.
An official from North Korea has lashed out at France after it warned Pyongyang's nuclear ambition could pose a threat to Europe, saying Paris must abandon its own atomic weapons first.
Donald Trump's threat of sanctions may not curb North Korea's nuclear missiles programme, but if supported by Europeans, it could at least push China into controlling Pyongyang
BRICS countries strongly condemned North Korea's nuclear test and asserted that the issue should be settled through peaceful means.
North Korea conducts nuclear test: UN Security Council to hold emergency meet today to discuss international response
The UNSC will hold an emergency meeting on Monday to discuss an international response to North Korea's latest nuclear test, diplomats said on Sunday
The North conducted its second intercontinental ballistic missile test late on Friday, with leader Kim Jong-Un boasting of his country's ability to strike "all the US mainland".
Washington's ban on US citizens travelling to North Korea will have no effect on the country's tourism industry and Pyongyang does not care about, an official said.
China on Monday defended its repatriation of North Koreans who have escaped across its border after a United Nations envoy voiced concern.
The US, Japan and South Korea on Friday sought additional United Nations Security Council sanctions against the North Korean regime at G20 summit
North Korea claimed Sunday that United States officials forcibly seized a diplomatic package from one of their delegations at John F Kennedy Airport, calling it an "illegal and heinous act of provocation".
China's imports from North Korea fell in April to a near three-year low, data showed today, as Beijing faces calls to put more economic pressure on its nuclear-armed ally.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Monday confirmed it test-fired another medium-range ballistic missile.
The body of Kim Jong-Nam, half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, has arrived in Pyongyang, Chinese officials confirmed on Friday.
The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday unanimously imposed its toughest sanctions on North Korea, placing a cap on the hermit state's key coal exports after its defiant nuclear tests.
The United Nations is readying tighter sanctions on North Korea that would limit its coal exports to China, in response to Pyongyang's fifth and biggest nuclear test, US diplomats said Monday.
North Korea threatened a "miserable end" for South Korea's president and her American allies on Wednesday, in its latest colourfully worded attack.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will visit North Korea's capital Pyongyang this week, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Monday.
A new United Nations report says humanitarian aid for North Korea faces "significant underfunding" while about 70 percent of the population faces food insecurity, and it says recent US sanctions forced UN agencies to suspend some programs and operations last year.
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