Source: Reuters Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday that strong pressure from the international community was the only way to halt North Korea’s rocket and nuclear tests and that economic sanctions needed to be implemented “strictly”. “We need to make them understand North Korea will be further isolated from the international community if […]

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Source: The New York Times With private cybersecurity firms linking North Korea to recent computer attacks that absconded with at least $81 million, the Treasury Department moved on Wednesday to choke off Pyongyang’s remaining access to the global financial system, designating the country a “primary” money launderer. The Treasury, employing sanctions techniques that helped pressure […]

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Source: The Wall Street Journal BRUSSELS—The European Union imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea on Friday, the latest package of restrictions aimed at the country over its nuclear and missile tests. The measures will target the country’s nuclear, weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missile programs, the EU said. North Korea’s actions represent a “grave […]

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