Security Council to vote on N Korea sanctions this week

China's envoy to the UN, Li Baodong, has said that the Security Council is aiming to vote on new sanctions against North Korea this Thursday.

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North Korea ceasefire threat

North Korea has said it will scrap its ceasefire with South Korea if they and the US continue with military drills, the KCNA news agency said. The ceasefire has been in place since the end of the Korean war in 1953.