‘UN sanctions against North Korea’

These are the headlines we are tracking for you in this episode of On the News Line: UN sanctions against North Korea   This past Saturday, the UN Security Council voted unanimously to impose new sanctions on North Korea over the country’s long-range missile tests last month. The sanctions came as North Korea has consistently blamed the US for escalating tensions in the Korean Peninsula … Continue reading ‘UN sanctions against North Korea’

‘Trump approves new ‘flawed’ Russia sanctions’

President Donald Trump has signed into a law a bill which imposes new sanctions on Russia for their alleged meddling in the 2016 election. The bill, which was signed in private at the White House, also imposes sanctions on Iran and North Korea. The legislation “handcuffs” the president from easing penalties on Russia without congressional approval. Russia denies interfering in the US election, and Mr … Continue reading ‘Trump approves new ‘flawed’ Russia sanctions’