North Korea attacks Bitcoin bods to swell its war chest says FireEye

Share

"Yet the global community has done the right thing a few hours ago, strengthening the pressure on North Korea while calling at the same time for a peaceful solution of the crisis through a meaningful, credible political dialogue".

The US will face the "greatest pain and suffering" and "permanent extinction" if it insists on imposing new sanctions against North Korea over Pyongyang's latest nuclear test, the defiant Asian nation warned.

The response came a day after the United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution squeezing the North like never before - by restricting the reclusive state's oil imports and banning textile exports.

North Korea has "categorically" rejected new sanctions aimed at curbing its nuclear weapon ambitions, according to Pyongyang's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday.

Government estimates of the yield from its sixth nuclear test vary from South Korea's 50 kilotons to Japan's 160, but 38 North, which is linked to Johns Hopkins University in the U.S., raised its estimate to "roughly 250 kilotons", in line with upward revisions for the magnitude of the resulting tremor. I don't know if it has any impact, but certainly it was nice to get 15-to-nothing vote.

The latest resolution also calls on countries to inspect vessels on the high seas, with the consent of the flag state, if they have reasonable grounds to believe the ships are carrying prohibited cargo to North Korea.

Nokia 3 Reportedly Receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update
Sadly there is no any confirmed news regarding the official launch of this new Nokia 9 smartphone in the real technology market. The phone would offer nearly all types of connectivity options on the phone to connect the device with the web or other devices.

WhatsApp will wipe deleted messages from your notification center
Going by some earlier reports, you can access this feature by tap-and-holding a sent message and then choose the recall option. According to some reports, the users also will be able to recall their sent messages within five minutes after sending them.

OH executes double murderer by lethal injection after appeal fails
Tuesday and spent his time on the phone with friends and family and visiting with his parents and other relatives. The rising and falling of his chest was similar to reactions in past executions when a different drug was used.

At a dinner to celebrate Pyongyang's nuclear programme, North Korean leader Kim praised the test and urged the country's scientists to develop more weapons, KCNA reported Sunday.

Meanwhile, South Korea said it found a small amount of radioactivity in air samples collected days after the North's test.

The resolution is a water-down version of the original United States proposal, but it does ban North Korea from importing all natural-gas liquids and condensates, as well as bans all textile exports and prohibits all countries from authorising new work permits for North Korean workers.

According to the USA mission to the United Nations, the North imports around 8.5 million barrels a year of oil and oil products, 4 million as crude and 4.5 million in refined form - which includes substances such as petrol and diesel.

It also bans joint ventures with North Korean entities, except for nonprofit public utility infrastructure projects.

Share