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U.S.' Tillerson sees possible path to North Korea dialogue 'in near future'

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WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appeared to make a peace overture to North Korea on Tuesday, welcoming what he called the restraint it had shown recently in its weapons programs and saying he hoped a path could be opening for dialogue "sometime in the near future.""We have had no missile launches or provocative acts on the part of North Korea since the unanimous adoption of the U.N. Security Council resolution," Tillerson told reporters, referring to U.N. sanctions o | Video

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U.S., North Korea clash at U.N. forum over nuclear weapons 22 Aug 2017

GENEVA North Korea and the United States clashed at a U.N. forum on Tuesday over their military intentions towards one another, with Pyongyang's envoy declaring it would "never" put its nuclear deterrent on the negotiating table.

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U.S. targets Chinese, Russia entities for helping North Korea 22 Aug 2017

WASHINGTON The United States on Tuesday imposed new North Korea-related sanctions, targeting Chinese and Russian firms and individuals for supporting Pyongyang's weapons programs, but stopped short of an anticipated focus on Chinese banks. | Video

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U.S. targets Chinese, Russia entities for helping North Korea 22 Aug 2017

WASHINGTON The United States on Tuesday imposed new North Korea-related sanctions, targeting Chinese and Russian firms and individuals for supporting Pyongyang's weapons programs, but stopped short of an anticipated focus on Chinese banks. | Video

U.S. Justice Department seeks $11 million forfeiture from firms with ties to North Korea 22 Aug 2017

WASHINGTON The United States said Tuesday it is seeking forfeitures of $11 million from companies that allegedly laundered money for North Korean banks that are subject to U.S. sanctions.

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North Korea - Countdown to a standoff 22 Aug 2017

In North Korea's effort to become a nuclear power capable of striking the United States, leader Kim Jong Un has telegraphed what his scientists and weapons experts are achieving. Over the past two years, the country has moved from a fledgling nuclear programme to possessing the technology to at least strike the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam.

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U.S., North Korea clash at U.N. arms forum on nuclear threat 22 Aug 2017

GENEVA North Korea and the United States accused each other on Tuesday of posing a nuclear threat, with Pyongyang's envoy declaring it would never put its atomic arsenal up for negotiation.

UPDATE 3-U.S., North Korea clash at U.N. arms forum on nuclear threat 22 Aug 2017

* U.S. sees "growing threat" posed by N.Korea, ready to react

WRAPUP 2-U.S., North Korea clash at UN forum over nuclear weapons 22 Aug 2017

* North Korea has choice between belligerence and prosperity, says U.S.

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North Korea shipments to Syria chemical arms agency intercepted - U.N. report 22 Aug 2017

UNITED NATIONS Two North Korean shipments to a Syrian government agency responsible for the country's chemical weapons programme were intercepted in the past six months, according to a confidential United Nations report on North Korea sanctions violations.