Sanctions And Embargoes

China applies its own maximum pressure policy on Pyongyang

Apr 7, 2018

President Donald Trump's policy of maximum pressure on North Korea may be working _ thanks to China

US asks judge to imprison Turkish banker for over 15 years

Apr 4, 2018

Federal prosecutors in New York have asked a judge to imprison a Turkish banker for over 15 years for helping Iran evade economic sanctions

US says Security Council approves new sanctions on NKorea

Mar 30, 2018

The United States says it has the support of the U.N. Security Council for a new package of sanctions against North Korea

Rival Korean leaders to meet April 27 in historic summit

Mar 29, 2018

South Korean officials say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in at a border village on April 27

Kim, Xi portray strong ties after NKorea leader's China trip

Mar 28, 2018

With smiles and firm handshakes, North Korea and China used a surprise summit this week to show that Pyongyang still has a powerful backer and Beijing will not be sidelined in discussions about the North's fate

Kim, Xi portray strong ties after N. Korean leader's visit

Mar 28, 2018

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping sought to portray strong ties between the neighbors and long-time allies despite a recent chill, as both countries confirmed Kim's secret trip

Analysis: Kim's trip shows China's value in Korean diplomacy

Mar 28, 2018

Analysis: Kim Jong Un's surprise visit to Beijing is a reminder of China's importance in North Korean diplomacy before his planned summits with South Korea and U.S.

Turkish banker seeks leniency after US sanctions conviction

Mar 27, 2018

A Turkish banker convicted of helping Iran evade U.S. economic sanctions is seeking a lenient sentence

Lawmakers call for pressure on Myanmar over Pyongyang ties

Mar 26, 2018

Lawmakers from both parties call for sanctions on Myanmar over suspected illicit trade with nuclear-armed North Korea

NKorean sanctions evasions reveal Hong Kong's middleman role

Mar 22, 2018

Reports on North Korean sanctions evasion reveal Hong Kong's middleman role