[WASHINGTON] The main regulator for Wells Fargo & Co is considering whether to sanction the US bank over improperly charging customers for car insurance and mortgage loans, according to a source...

INTERNATIONAL sanctions on North Korea have kept housing in China's border city of Dandong in a glut, in contrast to falling inventories in much of the rest of China, sales data showed...

[WASHINGTON] Despite the US warning on Sunday of a "massive military response" to any threat from North Korea, the Trump administration has few good options to force the North to rein in...

[DUBAI] On a Saturday in mid-August, Iranian entrepreneur Mehdi Nayebi received an email from Apple Inc's App Store Review stating that his application, AloPeyk, a delivery service in Tehran,...

[TOKYO] Japan said Friday it will impose fresh sanctions on North Korea by freezing the assets of Chinese and Namibian firms doing business with the nuclear-armed state.

SANCTIONS from the US have taken a toll on Russia's local debt, but a bigger threat may lurk much closer to home...

[DUBAI] Qatar is telling its banks to tap international investors to raise financing, instead of mainly relying on government funding, people familiar with the matter said, as the impact of the...

[DOHA] Qatar's economy has been hit by the sanctions imposed by a Saudi-led Arab bloc but the emirate's economy is strong enough to survive, analysts say...

[MOSCOW] New US sanctions on Moscow have forced Russian business chiefs to accept that Donald Trump's rise to power is not about to produce a "Trump Bump" in foreign investment...

[OSLO] A gap in US sanctions allows Western companies to help Russia develop some of its most technically challenging oil reserves, and risks undermining the broad aim of the measures, a Reuters...