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US moves to restore all UN sanctions on Iran in dispute over nuclear deal

Iran’s UN Ambassador said Tehran was confident that the Security Council would reject the US move

21 Aug 2020 11:50 AM

US, 25 other nations accuse North Korea of violating UN sanctions

It said most of the excess petroleum products were obtained from dozens of illegal ship-to-ship transfers.

13 Jun 2019 2:14 PM

US blacklists Russian, Chinese firms for violating N Korea's sanctions

The Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) blacklisted one Russian national and 3 shipping firms from American financial system.

16 Aug 2018 11:41 AM

UN poised to unblock humanitarian aid for North Korea

North Korea's humanitarian crisis has left about 10 million people, nearly half the population, undernourished, according to UN officials.

03 Aug 2018 9:30 AM

More steps need to be taken to scrap N Korea nuclear programme: Trump to Putin

Trump and Putin spoke after US Vice President Mike Pence, in an interview, raised the prospect of talks with North Korea.

13 Feb 2018 10:40 AM


N Korea circled UN sanctions, earned USD 200 mn, supplies missiles to Myanmar

The investigation has shown ‘further evidence of arms embargo and other violations.’

04 Feb 2018 2:56 PM

Pak won’t allow UNSC team any direct access to Hafiz Saeed: report

The UNSC sanctions list includes the names of JuD, LeT, Al-Qaeda, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, and other organisations and individuals.

22 Jan 2018 7:46 PM

UN slaps global port ban on ships for North Korea sanctions violations

North Korea's main economic partner China has signed up to the measures, as has Russia.

10 Oct 2017 6:50 PM

China orders North Korea-based business to close down by January

The latest round of sanctions approved by the UN Security Council ban member countries from operating joint ventures with North Korea.

28 Sep 2017 5:01 PM

China imposes restrictions on oil supply to North Korea

China also will ban textile imports from the North, the ministry said.

23 Sep 2017 2:22 PM


Before and after satellite images show intensity of N Korea's 6th nuclear test

The recent nuclear test was the sixth and most powerful test North Korea has conducted since its first in 2006.

14 Sep 2017 6:45 PM

North Korean group demands US to be 'beaten to death' like a 'rabid dog'

North Korea has a long history of issuing dramatic threats against the US and its allies but not carrying them out.

14 Sep 2017 11:52 AM

N Korea nuke yield estimated at 250 kilotons, 16 times more powerful than Hiroshima

UNSC unanimously imposed an 8th set of sanctions on the North Korea, banning it from trading in textiles and restricting its oil imports.

13 Sep 2017 12:45 PM

Trump says UN sanctions 'small step,' warns of more to defiant North Korea

The UN Security Council agreed to boost sanctions on North Korea, banning its textile exports and capping fuel supplies.

13 Sep 2017 12:05 PM

North Korea says US fabricated most ‘vicious’ UN sanction, warns of retaliation

United States dropped initial demands for a full oil embargo and a freeze on the foreign assets of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.

12 Sep 2017 5:38 PM


UNSC unanimously imposes sanctions on North Korea for its 6th nuclear test

United States dropped initial demands for a full oil embargo and a freeze on the foreign assets of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.

12 Sep 2017 4:17 PM

US relaxes few sanctions from N Korea resolution ahead of UN vote to woo China, Russia

The US had originally pushed for a strict oil embargo, as well as a freeze on the assets of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.

11 Sep 2017 3:23 PM

Russian president Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' in North Korea impasse

Putin's comments came after US called for the 'strongest possible measures' against N Korea for detonating what it called a hydrogen bomb.

05 Sep 2017 12:57 PM

China has tools to pressure Kim Jong-Un but worries of consequences

Beijing tried to head off the latest nuclear test by warning Pyongyang that such an event would lead to even more painful penalties.

05 Sep 2017 12:10 PM

South Korea continues live-fire military drills after North Korean nuclear test

The most recent advance came Sunday in an underground test of what leader Kim Jong Un's government claimed was a hydrogen bomb.

05 Sep 2017 11:21 AM