Gulf Times - UN-Sanctions
US, South Korea to launch major navy drill next week

US, South Korea to launch major navy drill next week

The United States and South Korea will kick off a major navy drill next week, the US navy said on Friday, a fresh show of force against North Korea over its missile and nuclear tests.

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan

The launch, from near Pyongyang, came after the United Nations Security Council imposed an eighth set of measures on the isolated country over its ballistic missile and atomic weapons programmes.

North Korea preparing missile launch, says South Korea

North Korea preparing missile launch, says South Korea

The defence ministry said signs that North Korea was "preparing for another ballistic missile launch have consistently been detected since Sunday's test", referring to Pyongyang's sixth nuclear test.

US envoy says North Korea could face unilateral sanctions

US envoy says North Korea could face unilateral sanctions

The US may launch unilateral sanctions against North Korea, a US special envoy for the isolated state said on Sunday, two days after it carried out its fifth and biggest nuclear test in defiance of UN sanctions.

Philippines seizes North Korean cargo ship to enforce UN sanctions

Philippines seizes North Korean cargo ship to enforce UN sanctions

The Philippines said on Saturday it had seized a North Korean freighter that was covered by harsher United Nations' sanctions against Pyongyang over its nuclear programme.

UN Security Council to consider new North Korea sanctions

UN Security Council to consider new North Korea sanctions

The UN Security Council is considering imposing further sanctions on North Korea after it carried out a nuclear test, the British ambassador said Wednesday.