Published: Apr 18, 2021
WASHINGTON: Ten of the 32 individuals and entities sanctioned by US President Joe Biden on Thursday for participating in Russia’s alleged cybercrimes are based in Karachi and Lahore, shows an official US statement.
Published: Apr 16, 2021
WASHINGTON - The Biden administration on Thursday imposed sanctions targeting the Russian economy to punish the Kremlin for a cyberespionage campaign against the United States and to influence the presidential election, according to senior U.S. officials.
Published: Dec 27, 2020
Just a month after Joe Biden’s victory in the US presidential election, the European Union recently announced that it had adopted the EU Human Rights Global Sanctions Regime to celebrate the world Human Rights Day on the eve of December 10.
Published: Oct 08, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has decided to impose new sanctions on Iran's financial sector in defiance of European allies who warned that the move could have devastating humanitarian consequences on a country reeling from the novel coronavirus and an ongoing currency crisis, three officials familiar with the decision said Wednesday.
Published: Oct 08, 2020
BERLIN - France and Germany will propose sanctions on individuals they deem responsible for the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, their governments said Wednesday, reiterating that they suspect a Kremlin involvement.
Published: Sep 21, 2020
WASHINGTON - In a show of its resolve to crack down further on Iran, the Trump administration on Monday issued sanctions against more than two dozen people and entities involved in Tehran's nuclear program, missile tests and trade in conventional weapons.
Published: Aug 19, 2020
European Union leaders declared Wednesday they were ready to support a "peaceful, democratic transition of power in Belarus," according to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, as the 27-nation bloc searched for ways to quell state-sponsored violence following an election earlier this month.
Published: Jun 18, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad, designed to prevent private and foreign investors from supporting reconstruction and revenue-producing efforts in the war-torn country.
Published: May 29, 2020
China vowed Friday to take "countermeasures" against the United States if the Trump administration attempts to punish Beijing for tightening its grip on Hong Kong, ratcheting up tensions between the world's two biggest economies.
Published: May 28, 2020
WASHINGTON - The U.S. government has charged 28 North Korean and five Chinese individuals with facilitating more than $2.5 billion in illegal payments for Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile program in what court papers describe as a clandestine global network operating from countries including China, Russia, Libya and Thailand.