Panama has asked the US and Britain for help in analysing weapons found on a seized North Korean freighter. Cuba says the arms are its property and that they were being sent to North Korea for repairs.
There is still no wireless internet in Cuba. This has not stopped the head of state, Miguel Diaz-Canel, from taking to the digital world with his Twitter account. But his online propaganda is not going unchallenged.
Washington is angry at widespread non-compliance with sanctions on Pyongyang and has called an urgent UN Security Council meeting. A new report suggests North Korea is smuggling coal at sea and flouting an arms embargo.
North Korea has marked its founding day with calls for more nuclear and ballistic weapons of mass destruction. The US will call a vote Monday on a draft UN resolution for more sanctions.
South Korean officials say they are probing a second ship thought to be violating UN sanctions by taking oil to the North. Germany has warned that the world must act to stop the communist state's nuclear weapons program.
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