UNITED NATIONS, Feb 23- The United States proposed a list of entities on Friday to be blacklisted under United Nations sanctions on North Korea, a move it says is "aimed at shutting down North Korea's illicit maritime smuggling activities to obtain oil and sell coal." The move coincides with the United States imposing its largest package of unilateral sanctions...
The world witnessed a shocking rollback of human rights last year, according to Amnesty International’s latest annual report.
The scandals rocking Latvia's banking system are the latest in a series of crises for the former Soviet state.
The ECB stopped payments by one of Latvia's largest banks on Monday, after its liquidity position collapsed following allegations from U.S. authorities.
Japanese Prime Minister Abe and President Trump will keep up the pressure on North Korea until it abandons its nuclear and missile programs.
U.S. President Donald Trump told Russian President Vladimir Putin that more needs to be done to scrap Pyongyang's nuclear program.
UNITED NATIONS, Feb 8- A United Nations Security Council committee granted approval on Thursday for a North Korean delegation, specifically U.N.-sanctioned senior official Choe Hwi, to travel to South Korea for the opening of the Winter Olympics, diplomats said. While South Korea asked for broad approval to host the high-level delegation from Pyongyang-...
UNITED NATIONS, Feb 8- A United Nations Security Council committee granted approval on Thursday for a North Korean delegation, specifically U.N.-sanctioned senior official Choe Hwi, to travel to South Korea for the opening of the Winter Olympics, diplomats said.
CNBC takes a look at all you need to know about the deepening political crisis in the Maldives.
UNITED NATIONS, Feb 2- North Korea violated United Nations sanctions to earn nearly $200 million in 2017 from banned commodity exports, according to a confidential report by independent U.N. monitors, which also accused Pyongyang of supplying weapons to Syria and Myanmar. The report to a U.N. Security Council sanctions committee, seen by Reuters on Friday, said...
Hillary Clinton was featured in a pre-taped parody sketch at the Grammy Awards on Sunday.
A former U.S. diplomat has resigned from the advisory panel set up by Myanmar to advise on the Rohingya crisis, saying it was a "whitewash."
TOKYO, Jan 24- Japan has told the United Nations about a North Korean tanker spotted in the East China Sea that it suspects was engaged in a transfer of goods with another tanker in defiance of U.N. sanctions, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. According to a statement issued by the Foreign Ministry, the North Korean-flagged tanker "Rye Song Gang 1"- blacklisted...
CNBC takes a look at some of the top names scheduled to return to the snowy mountains of Davos, Switzerland next week.
CNBC takes a look at some of the Trump administration's key foreign policy decisions over the past 12 months.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused Russia of not implementing all UN sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program.
The 20 nations that attended the meeting in Vancouver agreed to consider imposing additional unilateral sanctions on Pyongyang.
Japan is examining ways to evacuate its citizens from South Korea amid rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
Chad O'Carroll of the Korea Risk Group says the "layer-upon-layer" of U.N. economic sanctions on North Korea will remain a roadblock to its diplomatic normalization efforts.
North Korea's Kim Jong Un was widely believed to be celebrating his birthday on Monday.