Sanctions And Embargoes

South Korea says North Korea's latest launches were missiles

May 10, 2019

A military official says South Korea and the U.S. have determined that two projectiles launched by North Korea were short-range missiles

US seizes North Korean ship amid tense moment in relations

May 10, 2019

The Trump administration has seized a North Korean cargo ship being used to supply coal to the isolated nation in violation of international sanctions

N. Korea fires 2 suspected missiles in possible new warning

May 9, 2019

South Korea's military says North Korea has fired two suspected short-range missiles, its second such launch in five days and a possible warning that nuclear disarmament talks with Washington could be in danger

The Latest: US ready to shift military assets in Middle East

May 8, 2019

American officials: U.S. poised to move more military assets to the Middle East in response to perceived threats from Iran

US imposes new sanctions on Iran as tensions escalate

May 8, 2019

The United States is slapping new sanctions on Iran as tensions escalate between Washington and Tehran

Kim oversees missile firing drills, tells troops to be alert

May 5, 2019

North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un observed a live-fire drill of long-range multiple rocket launchers and unspecified tactical guided weapons

Kim oversees missile firing drills, tells troops to be alert

May 5, 2019

North Korean state media have showed leader Kim Jong Un observing live-fire drills of long-range multiple rocket launchers and unspecified tactical guided weapons

US renews Iran sanctions waivers for civilian nuclear work

May 3, 2019

The Trump administration renews five of seven sanctions waivers that allow Russia and European nations to conduct civilian nuclear cooperation with Iran

The Latest: Cuba rejects Trump's threat over Venezuela

May 1, 2019

President of Cuba rejects Trump's threat to impose more sanctions on the island nation for its supposed military and intelligence support of Venezuela's Maduro government

Putin says he'll brief US on summit with Kim

Apr 25, 2019

President Vladimir Putin says he's willing to share details with the United States about his Thursday summit with Kim Jong Un, potentially raising Russia's influence in the stalemated issue of North Korean denuclearization