Category: World

Aug 04 2018

Turkey on Trump Blacklist as Sanctions Spell Trouble for Economy

LISTEN TO ARTICLE SHARE THIS ARTICLE “Under the pillow.’’ That’s where Turks can find the weapons to fight back against American sanctions, according to their president. Recep Tayyip Erdogan Photographer: Arif Akdogan/Bloomberg The local idiom describes where Turkish savers supposedly stash their foreign currency. On Friday, two days after the U.S. imposed unprecedented penalties on […]

Aug 04 2018

NKorea has not stopped nuclear, missile programs: UN report

At a June 2018 summit with US President Donald Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed up to a vague commitment of “denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula” (AFP Photo/SAUL LOEB) United Nations (United States) (AFP) – North Korea has pressed ahead with its nuclear and missile programs and continues to evade UN sanctions through […]

Aug 04 2018

NKorea has not stopped nuclear, missile programs: UN report

View photos At a June 2018 summit with US President Donald Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed up to a vague commitment of “denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula” More North Korea has pressed ahead with its nuclear and missile programs and continues to evade UN sanctions through increased illegal ship-to-ship transfers of oil […]

Aug 04 2018

UN experts: NKorea hasn't stopped nuke and missile programs

UNITED NATIONS — North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs and is violating U.N. sanctions including by “a massive increase in illicit ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products,” U.N. experts said in a new report. A summary of the report by experts monitoring U.N. sanctions against North Korea, which was sent to the […]

Aug 04 2018

UN experts: NKorea hasn't stopped nuke and missile programs

UNITED NATIONS — North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs and is violating U.N. sanctions including by “a massive increase in illicit ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products,” U.N. experts said in a new report. A summary of the report by experts monitoring U.N. sanctions against North Korea, which was sent to the […]

Aug 04 2018

Pompeo cautions Russia not to violate UN sanctions on North Korea

SINGAPORE — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday expressed concern Russia may be violating sanctions against North Korea, as he urged all governments to keep up the economic pressure on Pyongyang until it has completely abandoned its nuclear weapons program. In a news conference in Singapore, where he is attending a conference of Southeast […]

Aug 04 2018

UN report: North Korea still pursuing nuclear, missile programs

The report, provided to CNN by a UN source on Friday, was prepared by independent experts who submit their findings every six months to the UN North Korea Sanctions Committee of the Security Council. The report also says North Korea is defying sanctions through diplomats and others based overseas and continues to sell conventional weapons […]

Aug 04 2018

Top Asian News 6:03 am GMT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs and is violating U.N. sanctions including by “a massive increase in illicit ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products,” U.N. experts said in a new report. A summary of the report by experts monitoring U.N. sanctions against North Korea, which was sent to […]

Aug 04 2018

UN experts: NKorea hasn't stopped nuke and missile programs

UNITED NATIONS –  North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs and is violating U.N. sanctions including by “a massive increase in illicit ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products,” U.N. experts said in a new report. A summary of the report by experts monitoring U.N. sanctions against North Korea, which was sent to the […]

Aug 04 2018

US hopes spat with Turkey over pastor resolved 'in coming days'

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday he hoped Americans detained in Turkey would be released “in coming days”, following a meeting with his Turkish counterpart in Singapore which both sides said was constructive. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ […]