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S Korea seeks UN action against N Korea over ship

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - South Korea officially referred North Korea to the U.N. Security Council on Friday over the sinking of a navy ship that killed 46 sailors, taking its strongest step ever toward making the communist North face international punishment. It set the stage for the possibility...

Fulbright Briefing: U.K. Ban on Transactions with Iranian Banks

By: Lista M. Cannon , David M. Harris and Nicola Kelly In the latest wave of sanctions targeting Iran, the U.K. has taken steps independently of the UN Security Council and EU regulations to cut off all ties with Iranian banks. The new sanctions apply to all persons operating in the U.K. financial...