Tag: Sanctions and embargoes

UN chief says sanctions key to denuclearize North Korea

TOKYO — United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Thursday that unified efforts to fully implement sanctions on North Korea are key to resolving the...
Thailand welcomes easing of EU political sanctions

BANGKOK — Thailand's military junta has welcomed the European Union's decision to ease political sanctions imposed against it for overthrowing an elected government in...
Firm denies Flynn texted its director on US sanctions

WASHINGTON — An investment firm that once hired Michael Flynn has denied he sent text messages during President Donald Trump's inauguration indicating U.S. sanctions...
Senior UN official leaves North Korea after rare visit

PYONGYANG, North Korea — A senior U.N. official left Pyongyang on Saturday after four days of talks with the North Korean Foreign Ministry. ...
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NEW YORK — A Turkish-Iranian gold trader testified Thursday he fears for the safety of his family and himself after the government of Turkey...
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WASHINGTON — The House has called on President Donald Trump to impose sanctions on members of Myanmar's military and security forces following a deadly...
Whistleblower: Flynn texts broached nuclear plan, sanctions

WASHINGTON — As Donald Trump delivered his presidential inaugural address last January, his national security adviser Michael Flynn told a former business associate in...
North Korean national soccer teams in Japan for tournament

TOKYO — North Korea's national soccer teams arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday as an exception to Japanese sanctions against Pyongyang's missile and nuclear development. ...
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UNITED NATIONS — Japan announced Friday it will host a ministerial meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Dec. 15 focused on finding peaceful...
Venezuela talks focus on elections, financial crisis

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Venezuela's socialist government and its opposition sought Friday to jumpstart negotiations on resolving the country's economic and political crisis,...

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