NEWSWORTHY

Aug 19, 2018

India loses an icon

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a genuine statesmen, whose character and wisdom served India and the world well. He will be missed.

Seoul reports on illegal imports of North Korean coal

Aug 10, 2018

Seoul reports on illegal imports of North Korean coal

South Korea said a total of 35,000 tons of North Korean coal and pig iron worth $5.8 million illegally entered its ports last year, in possible violations of U.N. sanctions. Reporting on preliminary results from a 10-month investigation, the Korea Customs Service said Friday it ...

Russia and China block U.S. additions to U.N. sanctions

Aug 10, 2018

Russia and China block U.S. additions to U.N. sanctions

Russia and China on Thursday blocked a U.S. request to add a Russian bank to a U.N. sanctions blacklist along with a North Korean official and two entities, diplomats said. The United States last week asked a U.N. sanctions committee to slap an assets freeze ...