Midweek Roundup: US Lawmakers Seek Veto over Russia Sanctions, Pakistani Banks Fail to Identify Aliases for Blacklisted Terrorist Group, and More

EU foreign ministers said they would retain sanctions against Russia and renew asset freezes and travel bans against 100 associates of President Vladimir Putin for allegedly contributing to instability in Ukraine amid concerns that U.S. President Donald Trump will relax restrictions on Moscow, Reuters and Bloomberg reported. More and More A U.N.-blacklisted charitable arm of the Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist group has been raising funds through Pakistani bank accounts opened under pseudonyms, according to an Indian Express investigation. More Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Ben Cardin (D-MD) and other lawmakers disclosed plans to introduce legislation that would establish strict new congressional oversight and...