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Exclusive: China's CNPC suspends fuel sales to North Korea as risks mount - sources

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BEIJING China National Petroleum Corp has suspended sales of fuel to North Korea over concerns the state-owned oil company won't get paid, as pressure mounts on Pyongyang to rein in its nuclear and missile programmes, three sources told Reuters.   

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Exclusive: China's CNPC suspends fuel sales to North Korea as risks mount - sources 9:25am BST

BEIJING China National Petroleum Corp has suspended sales of fuel to North Korea over concerns the state-owned oil company won't get paid, as pressure mounts on Pyongyang to rein in its nuclear and missile programmes, three sources told Reuters.   

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Trump growing frustrated with China, weighs trade steps - officials 3:09am BST

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump is growing increasingly frustrated with China over its inaction on North Korea and bilateral trade issues and is now considering possible trade actions against Beijing, three senior administration officials told Reuters. | Video

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U.S. worries Russia could step up North Korea support to fill China void 27 Jun 2017

UNITED NATIONS As the United States pressures China to enforce United Nations sanctions on its ally North Korea, Washington is concerned that Russia could provide support to Pyongyang and fill any vacuum left by Beijing, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday.

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U.S. considering 'broad-scale' measures on steel dumping: Ross 27 Jun 2017

BERLIN The United States might have no choice but to resort to "broad-scale" measures to fight steel dumping should its partners fail to help find a common solution to the problem, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday.

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North Korea dismiss Moon call for united Pyeongchang team 26 Jun 2017

SEOUL A leading North Korean sports official believes it is too late to consider South Korean President Moon Jae-in's proposal to form a unified team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, saying that political tension must be resolved first.

Olympics-N.Korea dismiss Moon call for united Pyeongchang team 26 Jun 2017

SEOUL, June 26 A leading North Korean sports official believes it is too late to consider South Korean President Moon Jae-in's proposal to form a unified team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, saying that political tension must be resolved first.

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New U.S. ambassador to China says North Korea a top priority 26 Jun 2017

BEIJING The new U.S. ambassador to China has said that stopping the threat posed by North Korea will be a top priority, along with resolving the U.S.-China trade imbalance, according to a video message to the Chinese people released on Monday.

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North Korea says U.S. student's death a 'mystery to us as well' 24 Jun 2017

SEOUL North Korea said on Friday the death of U.S. university student Otto Warmbier soon after his return home was a mystery and dismissed accusations that Warmbier had died because of torture and beating during his captivity as "groundless".

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North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM - U.S. officials 23 Jun 2017

WASHINGTON North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that the United States believes could be part of its program to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, a U.S. official told Reuters on Thursday. | Video