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China and Russia veto new UN sanctions on North Korea

May. 26, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — China and Russia vetoed a U.N. resolution sponsored by the United States on Thursday that would have imposed tough new sanctions on North Korea for its spate of intercontinental ballistic missile launches that can be used to deliver nuclear weapons. The vote...

China, Russia veto UN resolution sponsored by the United States that would impose new sanctions on North Korea

May. 26, 2022 17:07 PM EDT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — China, Russia veto UN resolution sponsored by the United States that would impose new sanctions on North Korea.

Japan, US fly fighters after China drill, N. Korean missiles

May. 26, 2022 01:21 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese and U.S. forces have conducted a joint fighter jet flight over the Sea of Japan, Japan’s Defense Ministry said Thursday, in an apparent response to a Russia-China joint bomber flight while U.S. President Joe Biden was in Tokyo. The Japan-U.S. joint flight on...

US sets Thursday vote on new UN sanctions on North Korea

May. 25, 2022 20:07 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States called for a vote Thursday on a U.N. resolution that would impose tougher sanctions on North Korea for its recent launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles that can be used to deliver nuclear weapons. The U.S. Mission to the United...

Seoul: N Korea fires suspected ICBM and 2 other missiles

May. 25, 2022 14:10 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea test-launched a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile and two shorter-range weapons toward its eastern waters Wednesday, South Korea said, hours after President Joe Biden ended a trip to Asia where he reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to defend its allies...

South Korea says one of the three weapons North Korea launched was a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile

May. 24, 2022 21:46 PM EDT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says one of the three weapons North Korea launched was a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile.

South Korean officials say North Korea has launched a 2nd ballistic missile toward the sea

May. 24, 2022 18:05 PM EDT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials say North Korea has launched a 2nd ballistic missile toward the sea.

South Korean officials says North Korea has fired a ballistic missile toward the sea

May. 24, 2022 17:27 PM EDT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials says North Korea has fired a ballistic missile toward the sea.

Davos updates | Soros: New tech, AI help repressive regimes

May. 24, 2022 15:02 PM EDT

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Billionaire investor turned philanthropist George Soros has blamed new technology for helping repressive regimes like Russia and China exert greater control. Speaking Tuesday at a dinner for journalists on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s...

EXPLAINER: Why were Japanese abducted by North Korea?

May. 23, 2022 21:12 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden met Monday with families of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea decades ago to show his support for their efforts to win the return of their loved ones. The families said Biden talked to each of them and listened to their stories,...