US Senate panel approves measure to broaden North Korea sanctions

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, Jan 28 : A US Senate committee approved legislation today that would broaden sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear program, human rights record and cyber activities, the latest bid by US lawmakers to clamp down on Pyongyang for its fourth nuclear test. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed the measure […]

North Korea nuclear test did not increase technical capability

By Andrea Shalal, David Brunnstrom and Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON, Jan 20 : North Korea’s January 6 nuclear test did not expand its technical capability, but the US government is keeping a close eye on Pyongyang’s efforts to develop a thermonuclear warhead capable of reaching the United States, the head of the US Missile Defense Agency […]

South Korea calls for ‘bone-numbing’ sanctions on North for nuclear test

By Ju-min Park and Tony Munroe SEOUL, Jan 14 : South Korea warned North Korea that the United States and its allies were working on sanctions to inflict “bone-numbing pain” after its latest nuclear test, and urged China to do its part to rein in its isolated neighbour. With tension high on the border after […]

SKorea calls for tough sanctions response to NKorea nuclear test

By Jack Kim and Patricia Zengerle SEOUL/WASHINGTON, Jan 13 : South Korea warned North Korea today that the United States and its allies were working on sanctions to inflict “bone-numbing pain” after its latest nuclear test, and called on China to do its part to rein in its isolated neighbour. The US House of Representatives […]