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Central bank warns against high deposit rates

The central bank has threatened to sanction banks offering high interest rates on deposits fearing a race could destabilize the banking sector.

N.Korea says Trump was open to easing sanctions with 'snapback' clause: S.Korean media

U.S. President Donald Trump was open to easing sanctions on North Korea provided there was a 'snapback' clause if the North restarted nuclear activities.

US announces first new North Korea sanctions since failed summit

The U.S. imposed sanctions on Thursday on two Chinese shipping companies it says helped North Korea evade U.S. and international sanctions over its nuclear weapons program.
March 22, 2019 | 08:14 am GMT+7

US sanctions China for buying Russia war planes, missiles

The Trump administration imposed sanctions on the Chinese military on Thursday for buying fighter jets and missile systems from Russia. 
September 21, 2018 | 07:44 am GMT+7

Venezuela accuses U.S. of sabotaging election with new sanctions

U.S. accused president Nicolas Maduro's government of profiting from illegal narcotics shipments on Friday.
May 20, 2018 | 10:51 am GMT+7

Russia's Putin predicts global 'chaos' if West hits Syria again

The statement came as Washington prepared to increase pressure on Russia with new economic sanctions.
April 16, 2018 | 08:48 am GMT+7

Iran says it can discuss other issues if nuclear deal successful

Britain, France and Germany are working on a plan to address Iran's ballistic missile tests and its regional influence while preserving the 2015 accord.
February 09, 2018 | 08:11 am GMT+7

Iran rules out any change to nuclear accord

'It doesn't make any difference. We have been under U.S. sanctions for the last 40 years.'
January 14, 2018 | 09:17 am GMT+7

South Korea seizes another ship suspected of transferring oil to North Korea

The ship can carry 5,100 tons of oil and has a crew mostly from China and Myanmar.
December 31, 2017 | 05:24 pm GMT+7

Russian tankers fuelled North Korea via transfers at sea: sources

China on Friday also denied reports it had been illicitly selling oil products to North Korea in violation of U.N. sanctions. 
December 30, 2017 | 08:58 am GMT+7

US sanctions North Korean missile experts, Russia offers to mediate

Washington has said that all options, including military ones, are on the table in dealing with North Korea.
December 27, 2017 | 09:11 am GMT+7

North Korea likely to pursue talks, South says in rosy New Year forecast

'North Korea will seek negotiation with United States, while continuing to pursue its effort to be recognized as a de facto nuclear-possessing country.'
December 26, 2017 | 04:09 pm GMT+7

UN Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea over missile test

The UN Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Friday for its Nov. 29 intercontinental ballistic missile test.
December 23, 2017 | 11:10 am GMT+7

UN to vote on new N.Korea sanctions targeting oil

The measure would ban the supply of nearly 90 percent of refined oil products to North Korea 
December 22, 2017 | 03:42 pm GMT+7

Japan expands sanctions aimed at N. Korea

'The sanctions must be having an impact,' Abe said.
December 15, 2017 | 08:53 pm GMT+7
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