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'Sad day' for North Korea if military attacks

'Sad day' for North Korea if military attacks

House of Representatives will hold a hearing on Tuesday on North Korea. China supplies most of North Korea's crude. "The textile sanctions actually might have more impact, as they are probably a good source of value-added income - value added by people you don't have to pay much - for the regime", he said.


Liam Neeson Finally Ready to Quit Action Movies

Liam Neeson Finally Ready to Quit Action Movies

Liam Neeson has been one of Hollywood's best regarded leading men for almost three decades, but in recent years has been known for popular action movies such as Taken , Non-Stop , and Run All Night . The latest installment of the franchise - Taken 3 - arrived in theaters in 2015. Due to his age, Neeson has opted to retire from any future action-thriller roles and instead focus on more serious roles, such as his turn in Martin Scorsese's historical drama Silence .



Trump warns North Korea: UN sanctions 'nothing' compared to what's next

Early Monday, North Korea said it would not accept any chastisement over its nuclear and missile program, which it says is vital to stave off the threat of an American invasion. North Korea described the test, on September 3, as the detonation of a hydrogen bomb that could be delivered on a missile. North Korea warned on Monday it would join the United States "the greatest pain and suffering" if Washington insisted on tougher sanctions in the UN Security Council.



Is China Finally Reining in North Korea?

North Korea is suspected of intensifying cyber-attacks to steal virtual currency in order to obtain funds and avert tightening sanctions, according to security experts. But Kang added both the US and South Korea believed in following a policy of "responding firmly (to) provocations through tough sanctions while leaving the door open for dialogue".


Japan, S Korea can buy more sophisticated USA military equipment

Japan, S Korea can buy more sophisticated USA military equipment

Still, Trump has signaled his frustration with China's failure - or unwillingness - to rein in North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un , who has stepped up his country's nuclear and ballistic missile activity - leading to significant developments in the country's capabilities, leading United States officials to worry North Korea's ballistic missiles could now reach large swaths of the US.


Oil will keep flowing, but United Nations sanctions hit Pyongyang hard

Oil will keep flowing, but United Nations sanctions hit Pyongyang hard

The latest draft removes a call for a full oil embargo on the North Korea and omits the freezing of assets and a call for a travel ban for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The U.N. resolution also prohibits UN Member States from providing work authorizations for DPRK nationals unless "it is required for the delivery of humanitarian assistance, denuclearization or any other goal", consistent with other resolutions on the topic.