Sanctions and embargoes

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, look at South Korean President Moon Jae-in during their meeting at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
September 06, 2017 - 3:57 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — While condemning North Korea over its latest nuclear test, the leaders of Russia and South Korea seemed far apart on the issue of stepping up sanctions against Pyongyang after a meeting Wednesday in the Russian port city of Vladivostok. Speaking after the meeting with...
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A man watches a television screen showing U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. The signs read "Need sanctions on North Korea."(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
September 05, 2017 - 10:09 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's nuclear test and the world reaction (all times local): 10 a.m. Australia's prime minister says after a phone call with President Donald Trump that both countries want to avoid conflict with North Korea. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull would not...
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South Korean residents in Japan hold banners and raise clinched fists in front of the pro-Pyongyang General Association of Korean Residents during a rally against North Korea's nuclear test, in Tokyo Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. South Korean warships conducted live-fire exercises at sea Tuesday as Seoul continued its displays of military capability following U.S. warnings of a "massive military response" after North Korea detonated its largest-ever nuclear test explosion. The banners read: "Give up nuclear weapons!" (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
September 05, 2017 - 4:12 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Latest on North Korea's nuclear test and the world reaction (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for talks with North Korea, warning against "military hysteria." Putin said during a news conference in China on Tuesday that it was...
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South Korean residents in Japan hold banners and raise clinched fists in front of the pro-Pyongyang General Association of Korean Residents during a rally against North Korea's nuclear test, in Tokyo Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. South Korean warships conducted live-fire exercises at sea Tuesday as Seoul continued its displays of military capability following U.S. warnings of a "massive military response" after North Korea detonated its largest-ever nuclear test explosion. The banners read: "Give up nuclear weapons!" (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
September 05, 2017 - 4:06 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Latest on North Korea's nuclear test and the world reaction (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned North Korea's latest nuclear test as provocation. North Korea's detonation of a hydrogen bomb on Sunday marked its most powerful nuclear...
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South Korean residents in Japan hold banners and raise clinched fists in front of the pro-Pyongyang General Association of Korean Residents during a rally against North Korea's nuclear test, in Tokyo Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. South Korean warships conducted live-fire exercises at sea Tuesday as Seoul continued its displays of military capability following U.S. warnings of a "massive military response" after North Korea detonated its largest-ever nuclear test explosion. The banners read: "Give up nuclear weapons!" (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
September 05, 2017 - 3:52 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Latest on North Korea's nuclear test and the world reaction (all times local): noon Japanese lawmakers are demanding tougher U.N. sanctions on North Korea, after it conducted a sixth nuclear test over the weekend. The resolution by Japan's parliamentary committee condemns...
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The United Nations Security Council meets on North Korea, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
September 04, 2017 - 8:59 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's nuclear test and the world reaction (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Australia's prime minister says a war with North Korea would be a catastrophe as he urged China to help bring the regime "to their senses." Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told...
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United Nations U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley addresses a U.N. Security Council meeting on North Korea, Monday Sept. 4, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
September 04, 2017 - 8:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — North Korea's leader is "begging for war," the U.S. ambassador said Monday at an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council, as members called for punishing the country with even stronger sanctions for its powerful nuclear test. Ambassador Nikki Haley said the U.S. would look at...
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United Nations U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley addresses a U.N. Security Council meeting on North Korea, Monday Sept. 4, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
September 04, 2017 - 6:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — North Korea's leader is "begging for war," the U.S. ambassador said Monday at an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council, as members called for punishing the country with even stronger sanctions for its powerful nuclear test. Ambassador Nikki Haley said the U.S. would look at...
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United Nations U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley addresses a U.N. Security Council meeting on North Korea, Monday Sept. 4, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
September 04, 2017 - 3:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — North Korea's leader is "begging for war," the U.S. ambassador said Monday at an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council, as members called for punishing the country with even stronger sanctions for its powerful nuclear test. Ambassador Nikki Haley said the U.S. would look at...
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South Korean army's K-1 tanks move during a military exercise in Paju, South Korea, near the border with North Korea, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. Following U.S. warnings to North Korea of a "massive military response," South Korea's military on Monday fired missiles into the sea to simulate an attack on the North's main nuclear test site a day after Pyongyang detonated its largest ever nuclear test explosion. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
September 04, 2017 - 8:56 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's nuclear test and the world reaction (all times local): 7 p.m. The head of the U.N. organization looking into North Korea's recent nuclear test says it is seeking information about a second seismic shock that followed the detonation to rule out...
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