Meanwhile, China has urged the US to 'immediately correct its mistake' of sanctioning Chinese firms over North Korea.
23 Aug 2017 8:30 AM
The new measures were a response to five nuclear tests and four long-range missile launches.
06 Aug 2017 1:47 PM
If implemented by all countries, the ban would strip Pyongyang of roughly a third of its export earnings estimated at $3 billion per year.
05 Aug 2017 8:31 AM
But the bill could end up penalizing European firms that contribute to the development of Russia's energy sector.
28 Jul 2017 1:46 PM
The measure now heads to the Senate, where there is support for sanctions but debate about whether to include penalties on North Korea.
26 Jul 2017 2:53 PM
A House Democratic leader expressed concern that by including North Korea the legislation could face delays in the Senate.
23 Jul 2017 12:34 PM
Under the terms of the 2-year-old agreement, Tehran scaled back production of nuke-making material in return for massive sanctions relief.
18 Jul 2017 11:23 AM
The look at the sanctions comes as Washington seeks to respond to N Korea's test of an ICBM that could strike the US.
06 Jul 2017 8:50 PM
On Monday, Pyongyang test-fired a short-range missile that fell provocatively close to Japan.
31 May 2017 9:11 AM
Iran’s Foreign Ministry published a new sanctions list on its website Saturday, which added nine targets.
21 May 2017 8:37 AM
North Korea and the United States have no diplomatic relations and virtually no official channels of communication.
12 May 2017 1:16 PM
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang called the situation ‘highly complex’ and sensitive.
04 May 2017 9:25 AM
Rex Tillerson said China has reaffirmed support for a ‘denuclearised’ Korean peninsula but that US would test their commitment.
04 May 2017 8:03 AM
A media report said that Australia was shielding a hostile US policy of nuclear threats and blackmail against North Korea.
23 Apr 2017 8:07 AM
In a unanimous statement, the council said that North Korea actions were ‘greatly increasing tension in the region and beyond’.
21 Apr 2017 8:57 AM
The development of the US reviewing the sanctions relief for Iran comes as Washington said Iran remains a ‘leading sponsor’ of terrorism.
19 Apr 2017 3:17 PM
The nuclear-armed state is under United Nations sanctions over its weapons programmes.
16 Apr 2017 9:47 AM
The companies named did not immediately respond to requests for comments on Monday.
27 Mar 2017 3:35 PM
North Korea said its main diplomatic backer was 'dancing to the tune' of the United States.
23 Feb 2017 7:54 PM
The Treasury announcement came as the US State Department released a report on rights abuses in North Korea.
13 Jan 2017 2:11 AM