May 24, 2017

China says no one should bring chaos to Korean peninsula

China said on Wednesday no one had the right to bring chaos to the Korean peninsula, a day after it pushed for full implementation of U.N. sanctions against neighboring North Korea for its missile and nuclear tests and called for dialogue. The United States ...

Japanese troops withdrawing from South Sudan mission: U.N.

Apr 18, 2017

Japanese troops withdrawing from South Sudan mission: U.N.

Japan on Monday started withdrawing its troops from a U.N. mission in war battered South Sudan, according to an official, a move coinciding with escalating violence in a conflict where killings have been described as genocide. The 350-strong Japanese military contingent, which has been ...

Dec 21, 2016

Japan will oppose South Sudan arms embargo, government source says

Japan will oppose a U.S.-backed draft U.N. Security Council resolution to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan, government sources said Wednesday. Japan is apparently concerned that if the council adopts the resolution, South Sudan will retaliate against U.N. representatives on the ground, including ...

Dec 10, 2016

China halts North Korean coal imports

China announced Saturday that it was suspending coal imports from North Korea for three weeks, in line with the latest United Nations sanctions against the hermit state. “After the adoption of U.N. Security Council resolution 2321 … China is suspending North Korean coal imports,” ...