US will impose sanctions on Russia, North Korea for any new arms deals
The Biden administration 'won't hesitate' to impose more sanctions on Russia and North Korea if they conclude any new arms deals, the US State Department says.
Ex-FBI agent pleads guilty over illegal work for Russian oligarch under US sanctions
Prosecutors say Charles McGonigal received concealed payments from oligarch Oleg Deripaska in exchange for investigating a rival businessman and unsuccessfully pushed in 2019 to have Deripaska's sanctions lifted.
EU imposes more sanctions on Myanmar officials and entities
The new sanctions target six persons and one entity, including the ministers for immigration and population, labour, and health and sports, EU says.
South Korea slaps sanctions on North's hacking group after failed satellite launch
The hackers are known to conduct spearphishing campaigns posing as real journalists, academics, or other individuals with credible links to North Korean policy circles, Seoul's foreign ministry says.
US sanctions Iranian operatives accused of overseas assassination plots
The US Treasury Department says the move targeted Iran and Turkey-based individuals, a company affiliated with the IRGC-Quds Force and two senior officials of the IRGC's Intelligence Organization involved.
From Russia with gold: UAE cashes in as sanctions bite
After the Ukraine conflict started, many multinational banks, logistics providers and precious metal refiners stopped handling Russian gold, which had typically been shipped to London, a gold trading and storage hub.
Alleged Hezbollah financier extradited to US on sanctions evasion charges
Mohammad Bazzi was arrested in February on charges of covertly selling real estate he owned in Michigan and transferring the funds abroad, violating US sanctions laws.
BAT to pay over US$600 million for violating North Korea sanctions
In the most severe action ever taken by US authorities against a company for breaking North Korea sanctions, BAT's Singapore subsidiary also agreed to plead guilty to felony charges of bank fraud and sanctions-breaking.
Hezbollah financier illegally shipped art, diamonds from US, prosecutors say
The Treasury in 2019 sanctioned Nazem Ahmad for allegedly providing material support to Lebanon's Hezbollah, which Washington considers a terrorist organisation.
Host India does not want G20 to discuss more sanctions on Russia, sources say
Officials say the war's macroeconomic impact will be discussed but India does not want to deliberate on additional actions against Russia.
Lift the sanctions against Syria
This will help lessen the suffering caused by the recent massive earthquake.
US imposes cyber-related sanctions on Trickbot hacking gang
Trickbot's malicious software at one point was counted among one of the internet's most pernicious security threats, capable of stealing financial data, spreading across networks, and dropping ransom software.