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UN probing North Korea violation of sanctions in 20 countries including China and Syria
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UN probing North Korea violation of sanctions in 20 countries including China and Syria

UN experts say they are investigating possible violations of United Nations sanctions on North Korea in about 20 countries, from alleged clandestine nuclear procurement in China to arms brokering in Syria and military cooperation with Iran, Libya and Sudan.

UN Security Council backs moves to unblock humanitarian aid to North Korea, backs US proposal on guidelines for exemptions
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UN Security Council backs moves to unblock humanitarian aid to North Korea, backs US proposal on guidelines for exemptions

UN is poised to back last month's US proposal with guidelines to aid organisations and governments to apply for sanctions exemptions for North Korea.

US to urge nations to keep up sanctions pressure against North Korea over little progress on decuclearisation
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US to urge nations to keep up sanctions pressure against North Korea over little progress on decuclearisation

Pompeo and top diplomats from other countries involved in trying to curtail Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions will scrutinise whether North Korea has taken concrete steps towards abandoning its nuclear weapons.

Sanctions on North Korea to remain until Pyongyang carries out 'final' denuclearisation, says Mike Pompeo
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Sanctions on North Korea to remain until Pyongyang carries out 'final' denuclearisation, says Mike Pompeo

Sanctions on North Korea will remain in place until Pyongyang carries out "final" denuclearisation, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday.

Maldives denies Japan's allegation that it breached UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea
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Maldives denies Japan's allegation that it breached UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea

Maldives government denied the Japanese foreign ministry statement that said a Maldives-flagged vessel, Xin Yuan 18, was used to illegally transfer goods from a North Korean-flagged tanker in defiance of UNSC resolution

UN allows sanctioned North Korean official Choe Hwi to attend Winter Olympics after South Korea's request
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UN allows sanctioned North Korean official Choe Hwi to attend Winter Olympics after South Korea's request

UNSC gave permission for a North Korean official under international sanctions to travel to Pyeongchang Winter Olympics along with Kim Jong-Un's sister

Donald Trump hits out at China for 'transferring oil to North Korea', claims Beijing 'was caught red-handed'
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Donald Trump hits out at China for 'transferring oil to North Korea', claims Beijing 'was caught red-handed'

Donald Trump attacked China following reports that Chinese ships transferred oil to North Korean vessels at sea in violation of UN sanctions

South Korea to impose new sanctions on North Korea, banks and trading companies to be blacklisted
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South Korea to impose new sanctions on North Korea, banks and trading companies to be blacklisted

South Korea will impose new unilateral sanctions against nuclear-armed North Korea, a report said Sunday

Images shows North Korea's new Hwasong-15 missile larger, more powerful, but accuracy still an issue: Analysts
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Images shows North Korea's new Hwasong-15 missile larger, more powerful, but accuracy still an issue: Analysts

North Korea said the new missile soared to an altitude of about 4,475 km (2,780 miles), more than 10 times the height of the International Space Station, and flew 950 km during its 53-minute flight - higher and longer than any North Korean missile, before landing in the sea near Japan.

US imposes fresh sanctions on North Korea after Washington declares Pyongyang a 'state sponsor of terrorism'
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US imposes fresh sanctions on North Korea after Washington declares Pyongyang a 'state sponsor of terrorism'

The United States has unveiled new sanctions targeting North Korean shipping and Chinese traders doing business with Pyongyang, again raising the pressure on the pariah state to abandon its nuclear programme.

North Korea condemns UN sanctions, ups agriculture, fishery production to bypass impact
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North Korea condemns UN sanctions, ups agriculture, fishery production to bypass impact

North Korea pushed for improved production in various sectors, including agriculture, livestock and fishery, in response to sanctions imposed by the UN

Pope Francis seeks to defuse rising tensions on Korean peninsula, Vatican to host nuclear disarmament conference
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Pope Francis seeks to defuse rising tensions on Korean peninsula, Vatican to host nuclear disarmament conference

Pope Francis is seeking to defuse rising nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula and to boost support for disarmament with a Vatican conference

US warns China, Russia to comply on North Korea sanctions
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US warns China, Russia to comply on North Korea sanctions

"Because of uneven, and sometimes nonexistent, international implementation, North Korea shrugs off the practical impact of many restrictions," US top diplomat said.

UN Security Council votes to expand North Korean sanctions after missile tests
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UN Security Council votes to expand North Korean sanctions after missile tests

The Security Council voted unanimously to add 15 individuals and four entities linked to North Korea's nuclear and missile programs to a UN sanctions blacklist.

North Korea's missile tests: US, China could decide on new sanctions against Pyongyang this week
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North Korea's missile tests: US, China could decide on new sanctions against Pyongyang this week

The United States and China are discussing next steps in response to North Korea's missile tests and could reach a decision on new sanctions this week, Washington's UN envoy Nikki Haley has said.