Jan 12, 2017

U.S. sanctions North Korean officials for rights abuses

US authorities on Wednesday announced sanctions against North Korean government agencies and senior officials — among them leader Kim Jong Un’s sister — in response to Pyongyang’s “serious” human rights abuses and censorship activities. The latest action, which sees another seven individuals added to ...

North Korea, U.S. trade warnings over potential ICBM test

Jan 9, 2017

North Korea, U.S. trade warnings over potential ICBM test

With Donald Trump getting ready to take office as president, North Korea is talking about launching a newly perfected intercontinental ballistic missile. Officials in Washington are saying that if Pyongyang launches anything that threatens the territory of the U.S. or its allies, it will ...