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Majority of UK CEOs considering moving operations abroad post-Brexit - survey

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LONDON Three-quarters of British company bosses are considering moving operations abroad following the vote to leave the European Union, according to a survey published on Monday.

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Squeezing North Korea - old friends take steps to isolate regime 12:04am BST

SEOUL From kicking out North Korean workers and ending visa-free travel for its citizens, to stripping flags of convenience from its ships, Cold War-era allies from Poland to Mongolia are taking measures to squeeze the isolated country.

Squeezing North Korea: old friends take steps to isolate regime 12:00am BST

SEOUL, Sept 26 From kicking out North Korean workers and ending visa-free travel for its citizens, to stripping flags of convenience from its ships, Cold War-era allies from Poland to Mongolia are taking measures to squeeze the isolated country.

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U.S. says THAAD not negotiable, but confident on North Korea sanctions 24 Sep 2016

NEW YORK The planned U.S. deployment of the THAAD anti-missile system in South Korea is not negotiable as part of efforts to agree new U.N. sanctions on North Korea after its fifth nuclear test, but Washington is confident tougher steps will be agreed before long, the senior U.S. diplomat for Asia said on Friday.

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Defying U.N., North Korea vows to strengthen nuclear capability 24 Sep 2016

UNITED NATIONS North Korea vowed on Friday to further strengthen its nuclear weapons capability, in spite of U.N. condemnation and sanctions, and said it would never abandon its deterrence while it was threatened by nuclear-armed states. | Video

UPDATE 1-Defying U.N., North Korea vows to strengthen nuclear capability 23 Sep 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 23 North Korea vowed on Friday to further strengthen its nuclear weapons capability, in spite of U.N. condemnation and sanctions, and said it would never abandon its deterrence while it was threatened by nuclear-armed states.

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U.N. urges U.S., China, others to ratify nuclear test ban treaty 23 Sep 2016

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council urged China, the United States, North Korea, Egypt, India, Iran, Israel and Pakistan to ratify a treaty banning nuclear explosions, which would allow the deal negotiated 20 years ago to come into force.

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Japan PM raises North Korea nuclear programme with Cuba's Fidel Castro 23 Sep 2016

HAVANA Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the first Japanese leader to visit Communist-ruled Cuba, called for a strong and unified international response to North Korea's nuclear programme in rare talks with former Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Thursday. | Video

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South Korea says time to reconsider North Korea's U.N. membership 23 Sep 2016

UNITED NATIONS South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se accused North Korea on Thursday of "totally ridiculing" the authority of the United Nations through its nuclear and missile tests and said it was time to reconsider whether it was qualified for U.N. membership.

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Japan's Abe says North Korea threat demands "entirely distinct" response 21 Sep 2016

UNITED NATIONS The threat posed by North Korea after its multiple missile and nuclear tests this year is "substantially more serious" than it was in the past and demands an "entirely distinct" response, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday.