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Wednesday, 23 January 2013 - 12:28
New UN sanctions spark North Korea fury
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The UN Security Council ordered tougher sanctions against North Korea for a banned rocket launch, triggering a defiant pledge by Pyongyang to bolster its nuclear deterrent.

The Security Council added North Korea's state space agency, a bank, four trading companies and four individuals to the UN sanctions list.

The council threatened "significant action" if the North stages a nuclear test.

The resolution, proposed by the United States and passed unanimously by the 15-nation council, "condemned" North Korea for what its "ballistic missile technology" test on December 12th.

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