China imposes limit on oil supply to North Korea

China urges North Korea not to go further in a 'dangerous direction'

North Korean textile exports in 2016 totalled 750 million dollars (£555 million), according to South Korea's Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency.

A magnitude 3.5 quake struck at 4:29 a.m. ET Saturday 22 kilometers (more than 13 miles) east-northeast of Sungjibaegam, North Korea, the US Geological Survey said.

All six of North Korea's nuclear tests thus far, dating to 2006, have been conducted in underground tunnels.

In comments to reporters in New York, North Korea's foreign minister said his country's leader is considering whether to demonstrate his ability to detonate a nuclear warhead aboard a missile sent above the Pacific Ocean.

The United States Geological Survey was neutral in its assessment on the cause of the tremor, which it recorded as a 3.5 magnitude quake, saying in a statement that it could not "conclusively confirm at this time the nature (natural or human-made) of the event".

Elleman said the missile of choice in a North Korean atmospheric H-bomb test likely would be its longest-range ballistic missile, known as the Hwasong-14, which apparently has the capability of reaching the US mainland, or the intermediate-range Hwasong-12.

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North Korea says it needs nuclear weapons to deter a US invasion, but Thornton contended that the North ultimately seeks to take over USA -allied South Korea.

"It could be a natural quake that really was man-made as the nuclear test would have transferred a lot of stress", he said. At the United Nations, Trump called Kim "rocket man" and threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea.

All North Korea's nuclear tests registered as earthquakes of magnitude 4.3 or above.

She said Kim's aim in developing nuclear weapons is "to fulfill a long-term desire on the part of the North Korean regime to reunify the Korean Peninsula under the Kim family regime and proliferate these weapons and blackmail other countries".

Ri's speech capped a week of rising tensions between Washington and Pyongyang, with Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un trading insults.

Trump responded to Kim's threats on Twitter on Friday morning, calling him a "madman" who "will be tested like never before". He said that "we can not deny the possibility it may fly over our country".

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North Korea's state media issued a statement Saturday from the National Peace Committee of Korea describing Trump as "wicked" and "a rabid dog".

Monitoring groups estimate that the nuclear test conducted in North Korea earlier this month had a yield of 250 kilotons, which is 16 times the size of the U.S. bomb that destroyed Hiroshima in 1945.

"We are prepared to use the full range of military capabilities to defend the USA homeland and our allies".

China announced on Saturday that it will limit exports of petroleum products to North Korea starting in October to implement the latest United Nations sanctions over Pyongyang's sixth nuclear test.

President Donald Trump has added economic action to his fiery military threats against North Korea, authorizing stiffer new sanctions in response to the Koreans' nuclear weapons advances.

A ban on textile imports from the North will go into effect immediately, the statement said.

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