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EU to Move Friday to Block US Sanctions on Iran

The E.U. will on Friday begin moves to block the effect of U.S. sanctions on Iran in the bloc, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said.

Treasury: US Sanctions 2 North Koreans Over Missile Program

The US Treasury announced on Tuesday new sanctions against two North Korean officials over their involvement in the ongoing development of ballistic missiles.

North Korea Slams New UN Sanctions as an ‘Act of War’

North Korea slammed fresh U.N. sanctions imposed over its missile tests as an "act of war" on Sunday.

UN Weighs New North Korea Sanctions, Vote Expected Friday

The US on Thursday presented a draft UN Security Council resolution ramping up sanctions on North Korea by cutting oil supplies.

US Blacklists Chechen Leader Kadyrov for Human Rights Abuses

The US on Tuesday slapped financial sanctions on Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov, accusing him overseeing a systematic campaign of deadly repression.

Tusk: EU Leaders Agree to Roll Over Russia Sanctions

E.U. leaders on Thursday agreed to extend economic sanctions against Russia over its meddling in Ukraine for six months.

UN Sanctions Affecting Aid in North Korea: Rights Chief

The UN rights chief said tough sanctions imposed on North Korea are complicating the delivery of desperately needed humanitarian aid

Report: South Korea to Impose New Sanctions on Pyongyang

South Korea will impose new unilateral sanctions against nuclear-armed Pyongyang, a report said Sunday, in Seoul's latest effort to pressure the North.

Tillerson: US Has ‘Long List’ of Additional Sanctions Against North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday that Washington has multiple options when it comes to further sanctions against North Korea. 

US Slaps Sanctions on North Korean, Chinese Companies

The administration of U.S. President Donald J. Trump imposed new sanctions Tuesday on a slew of North Korean shipping firms and Chinese trading companies.

US Sanctions Iranian Firms for Counterfeit Yemen Cash

The administration of U.S. President Donald J. Trump has imposed sanctions on six Iranian men and companies for counterfeiting Yemeni currency.

Tillerson Says US Considers Individual Sanctions for Myanmar

Rex Tillerson said the US was concerned by "credible reports" of atrocities in Myanmar and urged an independent investigation into the Rohingya crisis.

US Considering Sanctions Against Myanmar Officials over Rohingya Treatment

The United States is considering sanctions against military leaders in Myanmar over the treatment of the country's minority Rohingya population, the State Department said. "We...

US Revokes Sanctions Against Sudan Due to Khartoum’s Positive Actions

U.S. authorities are revoking economic sanctions imposed against Sudan in recognition of "sustained positive actions" taken by Khartoum to maintain ceasefire in conflict areas of...

Trump Announces Executive Order Authorizing Additional North Korea Sanctions

U.S. President Donald J. Trump said on Thursday that he authorized additional sanctions on individuals and companies that financially support the government of North...

Is North Korea ‘Begging for War’?

When North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear test on September 3, an automated seismic station run by an U.N.-affiliated group detected that it was equivalent...

Former Turkish Minister, Zafer Caglayan, Charged With Evading US Sanctions

The U.S. has charged former Turkish economy minister Zafer Caglayan, along with three other individuals, with conspiring to use the U.S. financial system to...

US to Push for Tougher North Korea Sanctions at UN

The United States will push the United Nations Security Council to pass tough new North Korea sanctions after Pyongyang’s latest nuclear test, Ambassador Nikki...

Despite US Sanctions, Iran Unlikely To Abandon 2015 Nuclear Deal

Speaking to the Iranian parliament, the Majles, on August 15, President Hassan Rouhani said the latest round of U.S. sanctions violates the Joint Comprehensive...

Sensing Danger, China Starts Enforcing Sanctions On North Korea

Dozens of trucks full of seafood have lined up at the Chinese border with North Korea, a sign that China is seriously considering to...