A massive gunfight in the Mexican city of Culiacán on Thursday made the city feel like a warzone, revealing holes in the country’s security policy toward the drug cartels.
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global standard-setter for anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CFT) policy, “expresses serious concerns” about Pakistan but didn’t put the country on its blacklist, and gave Iran until February to avoid stiffer penalties.
Juan Antonio Hernández, who is also known as Tony Hernández and is the younger brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández, was found guilty Friday of drugs, weapons and false-statement charges.
The U.S. extended a 120-day waiver allowing Iraq to continue importing Iranian electricity and gas, Iraqi media reported.
U.S. sanctions on two Turkish government ministries may expose firms engaged in a variety of energy and defense-related businesses worldwide to potential sanctions risk, according to a Kharon review of publicly available records.
Israeli authorities last week released Hamas legislator Mohammed Abu Teir after holding him in custody for seven months.
A bank majority-owned by the Turkish government was charged Tuesday in a six count indictment filed in New York federal court related to its participation in a multi-billion dollar scheme to evade U.S. sanctions on Iran, prosecutors said.
The White House late Monday, after days of threats, issued an executive order authorizing sanctions on the Turkish government over its offensive in northeastern Syria.
A U.K. bank is not required to pay interest on a 2017 loan from a company owned by U.S.-sanctioned Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg, a court ruled.
The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on two businessmen for their involvement in corruption in South Sudan.