UN Sanctions

  • North Korea objects to sanctions ban on ski resort equipment 25-08-2013 04:52 AM

    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. Under the leadership of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, who studied in the Swiss capital Berne and is believed...
  • North Korea sends top official to China 22-05-2013 08:59 AM

    Seoul: North Korea sent one of its top military officials to Beijing on Wednesday as a "special envoy" of its leader Kim Jong-un, state news agency KCNA reported. There were few details of Choe Ryong-hae's visit, which came amid strained relations between China and North Korea after Beijing backed UN...
  • North Korea seen readying for fourth nuclear test 08-04-2013 09:10 AM

    Seoul: Activity in North Korea appears to show it is preparing for a fourth nuclear test, with movement at its atomic test site similar to events preceding earlier blasts, a newspaper reported on Monday, quoting a senior South Korean government official. North Korea has intensified warnings in recent weeks, declaring...
  • US F-22 stealth jets join South Korea military drills 01-04-2013 10:35 AM

    Washington: The United States sent F-22 stealth fighter jets to South Korea on Sunday to join military drills aimed at underscoring the US. commitment to defend Seoul in the face of an intensifying campaign of threats from North Korea. The advanced, radar-evading F-22 Raptors were deployed to Osan Air Base,...
  • North Korea cuts military hotline with South Korea 28-03-2013 11:30 AM

    Seoul: North Korea upping its war rhetoric, has said on Wednesday that it is cutting a key military hotline with South Korea in response to new UN sanctions, which was its only formal channel of communication with the South. This comes a day after North Korea reportedly readied its military...
  • We are ready for war with Iran: France 17-09-2007 02:35 PM

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