Sanctions And Embargoes

US hits Ukraine separatists, Russia officials with sanctions

Jan 26, 2018

The Trump administration is punishing 21 people and nine companies with sanctions over Russia's actions in Ukraine and annexation of Crimea

China says evidence needed to punish entities tied to NKorea

Jan 25, 2018

China is promising to take action against U.S.-sanctioned companies if it sees 'solid evidence' they illegally helped North Korea, while cautioning against the imposition of outside laws on Chinese citizens

US blacklists NKorea business interests in China, Russia

Jan 24, 2018

The Trump administration has imposed a slew of sanctions on North Korean financial and business networks in China and Russia in the latest effort to cut off revenues for its nuclear and missile development

US Treasury official presses Hong Kong, Beijing on NKorea

Jan 24, 2018

Treasury official says she urged officials in Hong Kong and Beijing to step up measures to counter North Korean smuggling and financing, as the U.S. fine tunes efforts to shut down Pyongyang's nuclear program

The Latest: EU slaps sanctions on 17 more North Koreans

Jan 22, 2018

The European Union has slapped travel bans and asset freezes on 17 North Koreans accused of illegal trading activities and side-stepping sanctions imposed on the country over its nuclear program

Tillerson blames North Korea for its sanctions suffering

Jan 18, 2018

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says North Korea is responsible for the suffering of North Korean people from international economic sanctions imposed over its nuclear weapons

The Latest: Tillerson says NK responsible for suffering

Jan 18, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says North Korea is responsible for the suffering of its people due to economic sanctions imposed over its nuclear weapons

Russia slams US demands for Iran; Germany seeks more detail

Jan 15, 2018

Russia is speaking out strongly against the U.S. push for modifying a nuclear agreement with Iran, while Germany says it will seek more detail on what the U.S. wants and analyze the situation with its European partners

Trump waives Iran sanctions, gives nuke deal 'last chance'

Jan 13, 2018

President Donald Trump has delivered an ultimatum to European allies to fix the "terrible flaws" in the Iran nuclear deal

Trump hands nuke deal 'last chance,' waives Iran sanctions

Jan 12, 2018

President Donald Trump has extended waivers on Iran nuclear sanctions