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N Korea leader lambasts 'brigandish'...

N Korea leader lambasts 'brigandish'...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Aug 17 2018

N Korea has criticized Washington for its ‘gangster-like’ demands for complete, verifiable...

North Korea urges US to drop sanctions...

North Korea urges US to drop sanctions...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Aug 6 2018

North Korea's propaganda websites on Monday also urged the United States to drop sanctions and build...

Erdogan warns US over sanctions...

Erdogan warns US over sanctions...

World

Sun, Jul 29 2018

Relations between the Nato allies have worsened over the jailing of Brunson, who ran a Protestant church...

Trump threatens sanctions against Turkey...

Trump threatens sanctions against...

World

Fri, Jul 27 2018

A spokesman for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan called Washington’s threats unacceptable and damaging...

Iran files suit in international court...

Iran files suit in international court...

World

Wed, Jul 18 2018

A State Department official said the application was without merit and the United States would fight...

Oil dips from recent highs on hopes...

Oil dips from recent highs on hopes...

Middle East

Fri, May 11 2018

Many analysts expect oil prices to rise to $80-$100 per barrel later this year, once US sanctions start...

Iran says US-Saudi cooperation to destabilize...

Iran says US-Saudi cooperation to destabilize...

Middle East

Mon, Apr 30 2018

Iran received relief from sanctions, most of which were lifted in January 2016

EU readies more sanctions against...

EU readies more sanctions against...

World

Thu, Apr 26 2018

The EU arms embargo is now in place until the end of April and the diplomats and officials said it would...

US plans to sanction Russian oligarchs...

US plans to sanction Russian oligarchs...

World

Thu, Apr 5 2018

The sanctions would follow the March 15 US decision to sanction 19 people and five entities, including...

Trump says prepared to meet Kim in first-ever...

Trump says prepared to meet Kim in first-ever...

World

Fri, Mar 9 2018

The thaw comes after a period of extreme tension between Washington and Pyongyang that sounded like the...

US imposes largest package of sanctions...

US imposes largest package of sanctions...

World

Fri, Feb 23 2018

The measures are designed to disrupt North Korean shipping and trading companies and vessels and to further...

Sanctions are only  the first step

Sanctions are only the first step

Editorial

Fri, Feb 23 2018

As Amnesty International has said, the international community’s inaction, so far, serves to ‘undermine...

Trump to announce new sanctions against...

Trump to announce new sanctions against...

World

Fri, Feb 23 2018

Mike Pence had hinted at such a plan two weeks ago during a stop in Tokyo that preceded his visit to...

US looking at potential new sanctions...

US looking at potential new sanctions...

North America

Thu, Feb 22 2018

US officials said some sanctions have already been imposed against two Russian entities cited last...

Unicef: 60,000 North Korean children...

Unicef: 60,000 North Korean children...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Jan 30 2018

World powers have imposed growing sanctions on North Korea for its nuclear and ballistic missile...

Pro-regime rallies in Tehran as US imposes...

Pro-regime rallies in Tehran as US imposes...

Middle East

Fri, Jan 5 2018

For a third straight day, there were large pro-government rallies, this time in 40 locations around Tehran...

North Korean 'agent' charged with WMD...

North Korean 'agent' charged with WMD...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Dec 17 2017

North Korea is under tough United Nations sanctions aimed at choking off revenue to Pyongyang's nuclear...

US says identified target for sanctions...

US says identified target for sanctions...

North America

Sat, Dec 16 2017

US officials told Reuters that President Donald Trump’s administration was considering only limited action...

New US sanctions on North Korea ships,...

New US sanctions on North Korea ships,...

Asia-Pacific

Wed, Nov 22 2017

The US government has proceeded to impose new sanctions on the Asian country of North Korea - targeting...

Myanmar sees ‘bad consequences’ if US...

Myanmar sees ‘bad consequences’ if US...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 3 2017

The bill, introduced by members of the US Senate, seeks to re-impose some sanctions lifted last

The world takes notice

The world takes notice

Opinion

Tue, Oct 17 2017

World governments and international bodies need to impose tougher sanctions on Myanmar to stop its operations...