New rules aim to ensure that minerals used by European industries are responsibly sourced.
New prohibitions include those on Annex II goods (and in certain circumstances, Annex III and Annex IIIa goods).
Controlled items illegally exported included rifle scopes, night vision lenses and weapons parts.Read more...
Sanctions imposed on five Ukrainian banks underwritten with Russian state capital operating in the country.Read more...
Asset-freezes and a travel ban for four high-ranking Syrian military officials.
Licence authorises transactions and activities which would otherwise be illegal under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act.
Threats follow Netherlands’ refusal to allow Turkish ministers to address rallies of expatriate Turks in the Netherlands.
ECO pulls ‘Iran List’ from its website, saying that it is no longer relevant to maintain it.