Sanctions


U.S. Hits 4 Senior Venezuelan Officials With Sanctions

The Trump administration imposed sanctions Friday on four senior Venezuelan military officials for alleged corruption and repression, in a bid to raise the pressure on President Nicolas Maduro’s government. Among…

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North Korea: New U.N. Sanctions an ‘Act of War’

The latest U.N. sanctions against North Korea are an act of war and tantamount to a complete economic blockade against it, North Korea’s Foreign Ministry said on Sunday, threatening to…

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Trump Threatens New Sanctions After North Korea Fires ICBM

The Trump administration threatened new sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday after the reclusive government shattered 2½ months of relative quiet with its most powerful weapon test yet, an intercontinental…

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Turkish-Iranian Gold Trader Testifies at U.S. Trial

A wealthy Turkish-Iranian gold trader told a New York jury Wednesday that he began cooperating with U.S. authorities in an Iranian sanctions-evasion case after lawyers failed in efforts to free…

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