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UN Security Council · New York

China, Russia veto US bid at UN to punish North Korea

Coverage: 54 sources
U.S. ambassador calls North Korea's missile launches "a grave threat to international peace and security" China and Russia say new sanctions against North Korea are "a path to a dead end" U.S., British envoys warn that remaining silent will only embolden North Korea. Japan and South Korea call the vetoes "dangerous"See the Story
Kim Jong-Un · Washington

U.S. issues new North Korea-related sanctions

63% Center coverage: 22 sources
The sanctions come after what the U.S. says were three new ballistic missile launches by North Korea. Bank Sputnik also helped North Korea arrange payments for the use of Russian satellite services. China and Russia vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution sponsored by the United States.See the Story
Asia · Pyongyang

Widespread disbelief over N. Korea's tiny COVID death rate

39% Center coverage: 18 sources
North Korea says 3.3 million people have been reported sick with fevers, but only 69 have died. Experts say the impoverished North should have suffered far greater deaths than reported. North Korea's secretiveness makes it unlikely outsiders can confirm the true scale of the outbreak. Some observers say North Korea is underreporting fatalities to protect leader Kim Jong Un.See the Story
State of Emergency · North Korea

North Korea says new fever cases under 100,000 as virus fight heats up

Coverage: 10 sources
North Korea's daily fever cases dropped to below 100,000 for the first time, state media said on Saturday. The isolated country has been in a heated battle against an unprecedented COVID wave since declaring a state of emergency and imposing a nationwide lockdown this month. The European Union is working on a common purchasing agreement for vaccines and antivirals against monkeypox, as cases of the viral disease gather steam.See the Story
Americas · North Korea

US Targets N.Korea Missiles With Sanctions On Russian Banks

50% Right coverage: 4 sources
The Treasury Department said it was freezing any US assets and criminalising transactions with the Far Eastern Bank and Bank Sputnik. It also targeted Jong Yong Nam, alleged to be working out of Moscow-allied Belarus for North Korea's weapons research body. The United States and South Korea have said that North Korea tested three rockets, including an intercontinental ballistic missile.See the Story
International · North Korea

China, Russia veto US bid at UN to punish NKorea

67% Right coverage: 3 sources
UNITED NATIONS: China and Russia on Thursday (Friday in Manila) vetoed a US-led bid at the United Nations to toughen sanctions on North Korea over its missile launches, laying bare divisions that Western envoys fear would be exploited by Pyongyang.See the Story
Coronavirus · North Korea

North Korea Accused Of Lying About It's Tiny COVID Death Rate While Urging Public To Treat Symptoms With Tea, Salt Water And Ibuprofen - Freedom Rock Radio

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
The communist hermit kingdom has limited access to vaccines and PCR tests and intends to keep it that way. North Korea has repeatedly rejected vaccines from foreign nations throughout the pandemic. The communist country is also rolling out its own COVID-19 vaccine that it calls an "immortal potion of love"See the Story
Coronavirus · North Korea

North Korea’s daily Covid-19 cases fall below 100,000

The new possible daily Covid-19 infections in North Korea have fallen below 100,000 for the first time since the country confirmed the presence of the virus on May 12, state media reported Saturday.See the Story
Asia · North Korea

US intelligence assessing whether North Korea tested missile with properties not seen before - Egypt Independent

The US intelligence community is trying to determine whether North Korea tested a ballistic missile with properties the US has not seen before. North Korea's launch of three ballistic missiles on Wednesday included one that flew an unusual trajectory. The US intelligence assessment of all three test launches is still in the preliminary stages, the officials emphasized.See the Story

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