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No work permits for North Koreans

KUWAIT CITY: According to a decision taken by Residence Affairs Department of the Ministry of Interior on July 18, 2017, work permits will not be issued for North Koreans, reports Al-Qabas daily. The decision also says about 1,800 North Koreans will be affected by the decision because the authorities will …

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China bans North Korean iron, seafood imports

BEIJING, Aug 14, (Agencies): China will halt iron, iron ore and seafood imports from North Korea starting Tuesday, following through on new UN sanctions after US pressure for Beijing to strongarm Pyongyang over its ally’s nuclear programme. The decision was announced on Monday after days of increasingly bellicose rhetoric between …

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Trump cites ‘military option’ on North Korea

WASHINGTON, Aug 13, (Agencies): US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart pledged Saturday to work to denuclearize North Korea, but Trump again invoked the grim possibility of “military measures” if other steps should fail. Trump’s latest warning came amid a flurry of international calls — from China, the North’s …

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Kuwait taking action against North Korea

WASHINGTON, Aug 12, (RTRS): Kuwaiti authorities have begun taking measures against North Korea, including stopping direct flights to and from Pyongyang, state news agency KUNA cited an official source in Kuwait’s foreign ministry as saying on Thursday. The official source said the measures included stopping entrance visas for North Korean …

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No North Korea ban

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Aug 10, (AP): Stalwart US ally Kuwait will continue to grant visas to North Korean laborers whose wages allegedly aid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Associated Press on Thursday before its ruler travels to Washington to meet President Donald Trump. In a …

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Kuwait bans import of gold, rare metals from North Korea

MoCI issues circular to all its sectors KUWAIT CITY, June 7: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry recently issued a circular to all of its sectors and affiliate authorities on prohibiting the import of gold, rare metals, titanium and vanadium crutches directly or indirectly – whether for persons, ships or …

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South Korea fires shots at North Korea after object crosses border

South Korea fired warning shots Tuesday after an unidentified object fl ew south from rival North Korea, Seoul’s military said. Local media said it may have been a North Korean military drone. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the military broadcast a warning to North …

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N. Korea fires another missile

Launch dashes hopes for peace: Seoul SEOUL, May 21, (Agencies): North Korea fired a ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Sunday, its second missile test in a week, which South Korea said dashed the hopes of the South’s new liberal government for peace between the neighbours. A …

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‘High chance of clashes with North’

N. Korea poses threat to China, Russia: US admiral SEOUL, May 17, (Agencies): South Korean President Moon Jae-In warned Wednesday there was a “high possibility” of military clashes along the border with North Korea as tensions mount over Pyongyang’s weapons ambitions. Moon, who was sworn in last week, warned that …

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‘Missile can carry heavy nuke’ – Tests any time, any place: Pyongyang

SEOUL, South Korea, May 15, (Agencies): North Korea on Monday boasted of a successful weekend launch of a new type of “medium long-range” ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. Outsiders also saw a significant technological jump, with the test-fire apparently flying higher and for a longer time …

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