Sanctions And Embargoes

Moon faces tough challenges ahead of summit with Kim

Apr 20, 2018

A look at key points ahead of the Kim-Moon summit, which will be only the third summit between the Koreas since their 1950-53 war

North Korea has a new budget and it's full of fiscal hijinks

Apr 19, 2018

North Korean Economics 101: Pyongyang's new national budget reflects steady growth, gives big boosts to just about everything and perplexes experts trying to understand what's really going on

White House adviser apologizes for saying Haley was confused

Apr 18, 2018

The new White House economic adviser has apologized to U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley after suggesting she was suffering from "momentary confusion" when she announced over the weekend that new sanctions against Russia were imminent

The Latest: Kudlow apologizes for saying Haley was confused

Apr 18, 2018

Trump administration official Larry Kudlow has apologized to U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley after suggesting she was suffering from "momentary confusion" when she announced new sanctions against Russia were imminent

Future of Iran deal may depend on European intervention

Apr 16, 2018

The future of the landmark Iran nuclear deal hangs in the balance and its survival may depend on the unlikely success of last-minute European interventions with President Donald Trump

Iran deal's fate may rest on late European interventions

Apr 15, 2018

The future of the landmark Iran nuclear deal hangs in the balance and its survival may depend on the unlikely success of last-minute European interventions with President Donald Trump

North Korea's construction boom may build more than skyline

Apr 13, 2018

Beachfront luxury hotels? Skyscrapers near Kim Il Sung Square? With sanctions and plummeting exports taking a bite from North Korea's economy, a construction boom may be an attempt to build up more than the skyline

Britain sends warships to Asia to monitor North Korean trade

Apr 11, 2018

A British warship has arrived in Japan to join international efforts to enforce sanctions on North Korea by monitoring any prohibited trading by the country at sea

Ruble plunges for 2nd day following US sanctions

Apr 10, 2018

The ruble has plunged for the second day in a row following fresh U.S. sanctions against Russia

China bans exports to North Korea of weapons-related goods

Apr 9, 2018

China has tightened U.N. sanctions over North Korea's missile and nuclear programs by banning sales to Pyongyang of industrial products that can be used to make weapons