North Korea: EU mulling sanctions, South Korea, Japan coordinating more sanctions

North Korea Russian President Putin warns of ‘global catastrophe

Mr Moon, whose May election win ended nine years of conservative rule, had little choice but to shift focus after Mr Kim tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles, fired a rocket over Japan and detonated North Korea's most powerful nuclear device yet.

However Russian President Vladimir Putin said Pyongyang couldn't be intimidated and brushed off a renewed call for tighter sanctions by his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-In as the three were in the Russian port city of Vladivostok for an economic forum.

North Korea says it detonated a hydrogen bomb in its sixth nuclear test on Sunday.

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang also reiterated Beijing's opposition to South Korea's deployment of the US Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence System, also known as THAAD, which is meant to protect against North Korean missile attacks.

While in North Korea, which was marking the nation's founding anniversary Saturday, local media issued fresh calls for a nuclear arms buildup, in defiance of the mounting worldwide sanctions. He added, "North Korea is escalating an overt challenge to the peace, prosperity, law and order of the region and indeed the entire world".

"We too, are against North Korea developing its nuclear capabilities and condemn it, but it is worrying cutting the oil pipeline will harm the regular people, like in hospitals", Putin said, according to the South Korean presidential official.

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Putin and Abe held a bilateral meeting Thursday, after which both leaders reiterated their countries shared a common understanding of the threat that North Korea poses.

Following Pyongyang's test on Sunday, Abe spoke to Putin over the phone, and reminded him of the important role Russian Federation can play as a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council in reigning in North Korea.

North Korea says it needs its weapons to protect itself from USA aggression and regularly threatens to destroy the United States. But Putin also emphasized, "To begin with, it is necessary to. develop a dialogue between the interested parties".

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley has dismissed the Russian-Chinese roadmap, saying the United States is "done talking about North Korea".

Geng told reporters that China had complained to the USA and South Korea and urged them to "take seriously the security concerns and interests of China and other regional countries".

Abe will meet Putin on Thursday.

Korea's H-bomb claim appears true: senior United States official
In July, it tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) that appeared to bring much of the mainland U.S. into range.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called for exerting the highest possible pressure on North Korea to oblige the regime to let go its nuclear and ballistic program. Despite this, Putin stuck firmly to his position.

"But the next step, they think, is an invitation to the cemetery".

North Korea fired the ICBMs at highly lofted angles in July to reduce ranges and avoid other countries.

Putin said Russian Federation exported a negligible amount of oil to North Korea - about 40,000 tonnes a year, according to Yoon.

The U.S. keeps threatening to use military options.

Since the first nuclear experiment by North Korea, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korea President Moon Jae-in supported the U.S. suggestion to impose an oil-ban. "Apparently, this is the level of political culture within a certain part of the USA establishment". Russian Federation should not stay on the sidelines of the issue.

Engine and power vehicle of Rajdhani Express derail near Shivaji Bridge, Delhi
The injured man, identified as Imam Hussain, was taken to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital in Daryaganj, Sharma added. Last month, 22 people were killed and over 150 injured, after 13 coaches of the Utkal Express jumped the rails.

As worrying as North Korea's nuclear advance is for America, the increasingly realistic threat of an atomic warhead striking a US city might be even more unnerving for South Korea and Japan.

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