U.S. acts to block North Korean access to financial system

Nov 5, 2016

U.S. acts to block North Korean access to financial system

The United States on Friday formally prohibited U.S. financial institutions from opening or maintaining accounts created on behalf of North Korean banks, extending sanctions imposed on the isolated Asian country over its nuclear and missile programs. The U.S. Treasury Department said North Korea was ...

North Korea lashes out at threat of more sanctions

Oct 24, 2016

North Korea lashes out at threat of more sanctions

North Korean officials lashed out Monday at efforts in the United Nations to strengthen sanctions following the North’s latest missile launches and nuclear test in September. The officials told an Associated Press Television crew in Pyongyang that sanctions targeting the nuclear and missile tests ...