North Korea threatens to conduct another nuclear test in response to a United Nations Human Rights Council resolution passed on Tuesday recommending the Security Council authorise a probe into human rights abuses.
North Korea warns the United Nations Security Council against criticizing the country's renewed missile launches. The Council had convened an emergency meeting two days ago to discuss concerns over North Korea resuming missile testing. North Korea further threatens the Council with unspecified "consequences" should they "encroach upon the sovereignty" of the country in the future.
The United Nations Security Council unanimously imposes new sanctions on North Korea that caps refined petroleum product imports to 500,000 barrels a year, a 90 percent cut, and demands the repatriation of North Koreans working abroad within 24 months.
The United Nations Security Council condemns North Korea's most recent ballistic missile launches as a grave violation of the international ban, and urges all countries "to redouble their efforts" to fully implement the March sanctions.
The People's Republic of China urges North Korea to abide by a United Nations Security Council resolution that bans the North from conducting ballistic missile tests, two days after Pyongyang claimed it conducted a test from a submarine.
A United Nations report suggests North Korea has supplied Burma, Iran and Syria with nuclear technology, in violation of United Nations sanctions. China had previously blocked the report from reaching the UN Security Council.
North Korea threatens a military response if the United Nations Security Council questions or condemns it for the ROKS Cheonan sinking. North Korean UN Permanent Representative Sin Son Ho demands that a North Korean investigation team be allowed to travel to the site of the sinking.