International sanctions

China and Russia have Vetoed new UN Sanctions against North Korea

China and Russia have vetoed a US attempt to impose new UN sanctions on North Korea over its renewed ballistic missile launches, publicly splitting the organization's Security Council for the first time since the body began imposing sanctions on Pyongyang in 2006, Reuters reported.

The EC is Proposing to Confiscate the Assets of Violators of EU Sanctions

The European Commission is proposing to confiscate the assets and property of violators of EU sanctions. This is stated in a statement issued by the EC in Brussels.

"Today, the European Commission has proposed that violations of EU restrictive measures be included in the EU's list of crimes," the statement said.