[WASHINGTON] The US Senate Banking Committee unanimously backed new sanctions targeting Chinese banks that do business with North Korea on Tuesday, just before President Donald Trump visits Beijing...

[WASHINGTON] The United States excluded China's Bank of Dandong from its financial system on Thursday, alleging that it has helped North Korea evade financial sanctions to launder funds...

[WASHINGTON] Group of Seven finance leaders agreed to cooperate in taking appropriate action against North Korean attempts to avert UN sanctions, a senior Japanese finance ministry official said on...

[UNITED NATIONS, United States] The UN has slapped a global port ban on four vessels found violating sanctions against North Korea, the head of an expert panel said Monday in what he described as an...

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump will announce new US responses to Iran's missile tests, support for "terrorism" and cyber operations as part of his new Iran strategy, the White...

[KHARTOUM] Sudan on Friday welcomed the US decision to end its 20-year trade embargo against Khartoum as a "positive decision" but called for Washington to go further and take the country...

[WASHINGTON] The US Commerce Department on Friday slapped more duties on imports of Canadian manufacturer Bombardier's new CSeries jetliners...

[SEOUL] North Korea has started operating some Seoul-invested factories in its Kaesong industrial complex after South Korea pulled out of the joint venture, Pyongyang's online media said Friday...

[SEOUL] South Korea said it will offer tax and loan concessions to firms hit by trade sanctions China imposed in retaliation against Seoul's deployment of a powerful defence system,...

[WASHINGTON] The US imposed sanctions on eight North Korean banks and 26 executives on Tuesday, ratcheting up pressure on the country amid increasingly bellicose exchanges with Pyongyang over its...