South Korea announces new sanctions against North

South Korea says it will unveil new unilateral sanctions against North Korea amid an escalation of tensions on the peninsula.

The sanctions, to be announced Tuesday, are believed to include an entry ban on any ships that have been to North Korea, and adding more North Koreans to its blacklist, Yonhap News Agency said, citing unnamed sources at the prime minister's office.

Last update: Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:11
Author: 

More from World

56 reported killed in twin suicide blasts in Nigeria

Some 56 people were killed Friday in north-eastern Nigeria when two female suicide bombers detonated explosives at a...

Five killed as anglophone Cameroonians riot

At least five people have been killed in the Cameroonian city of Bamenda as anglophone residents protesting the...

Militant group claims Cairo attack that killed six policemen

A little-known militant group, allegedly linked to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, has claimed responsibility for a...

Turkey overstepped law with post-coup dismissals, experts say

Experts with Europe's human rights watchdog said Friday that mass dismissals by Turkey's government and the...

McLaren: Russia duped international sport, 1,000 athletes involved

Russia has duped international sport "on an unprecedented scale" with more than 1,000 athletes implicated in a...