[BRUSSELS] European Union nations formally extended economic sanctions against Russia on Thursday by six months until July 31, the grouping of EU countries known as the European Council said on...

[SEOUL] The waitress at the North Korean restaurant in Beijing has no concerns about a deadline this weekend for Pyongyang's overseas workers to be returned. "I'll go home for the holidays," she...

[UNITED NATIONS, United States] Russia and China on Monday proposed easing sanctions against nuclear-armed North Korea, in response to steps the North takes towards denuclearisation.

[PARIS] French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday it would be "incomprehensible" for the United States to slap sanctions on France in retaliation for a digital tax on big internet...

[WASHINGTON] The United States was awarded ownership of a North Korean cargo ship that was seized for violating international sanctions, the US Justice Department said.

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday his exports-reliant country could be hit with trade sanctions amid rising protectionism highlighted by the US-China tariff...

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump on Monday authorised sanctions on Turkey's leaders, reimposed steel tariffs and ended talks on a trade deal, seeking to punish the historic ally for its...

[UNITED NATIONS, United States] European members of the UN Security Council called Tuesday for the strict enforcement of international sanctions against North Korea, after a closed door meeting...

[UNITED NATIONS, United States] The United Nations said on Thursday it is negotiating with impoverished North Korea over its aid presence, which the Pyongyang alleges has been politicised and...

[SYDNEY] A fresh round of sanctions were imposed on Moscow on Saturday by the United States over the 2018 poisoning of former double-agent Sergei Skripal in the United Kingdom.