May 19, 2016

EU increases sanctions on North Korea

The European Union on Thursday beefed up sanctions against North Korea over nuclear and ballistic missile tests carried out in defiance of United Nations resolutions. The 28-nation bloc said it was adding 18 persons and one entity to its asset freeze and travel ban ...

May 15, 2016

Russian officials say North Korea has released detained yacht

A Russian yacht detained by North Korean coast guards was released Sunday and has set sail for the city of Vladivostok, Russian officials said. “The Russian yacht Elfin today left the North Korean port of Kimchaek headed for Vladivostok,” Denis Samsonov, a spokesman for ...