Egypt voted in favor of a Tuesday UN resolution demanding an end to the Russian operation on Ukraine, but also said the causes leading up to the crisis and resolving them to achieve peace and stability.
The UN Security Council has granted a sanctions exemption for the two Koreas to jointly conduct a survey on reconnecting railways across their border.
More Iranians are using social media to vent anger at what they see as the corruption and extravagance of a privileged few.
The shift demonstrates that China, Iran’s biggest oil customer, wants to keep buying Iranian crude despite the sanctions, which were put back after the United States withdrew in May from a 2015 agreement to halt Iran’s nuclear program.
The U.S. Treasury will terminate civil aviation companies' export licenses for Iran following President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal.
U.S. President Donald Trump has delayed imposing additional sanctions on Russia
U.S. imposed major sanctions against 24 Russians, striking at allies of President Vladimir Putin over Moscow's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and other "malign activity".
The Trump administration said on Monday it would not immediately impose additional sanctions on Russia.
The South Korean government added 20 North Korean companies and 12 individuals on its black list on Sunday.
The United States, Japan and South Korea will hold two days of missile tracking drills this week.
Old alliances between North Korea and several African nations forged at the height of the Cold War will not be swept away easily.
A top Russian diplomat on Sunday lambasted the United States Congress for voting to sanction Russia, and warned of retaliation by Moscow.
The United States has raised hackles in Europe with its proposal to impose more sanctions against Russia.