A report by a UN Panel of Experts said the foreign mercenaries were affiliated with Lancaster 6 DMCC and Opus Capital Asset Limited FZE, both registered at free zones in the UAE, Bloomberg reported.
European Union members of the council, in a joint statement to reporters, later urged Myanmar to comply with the measures ordered by the UN’s top court, stressing that they are “compulsory under international law.”
Meanwhile, around 100 Afghan soldiers fled their posts and tried to cross into neighbouring Turkmenistan during a weeklong battle with the Taliban in the western Badghis province.
A provincial council member says the attack appeared to have targeted a group of Pakistanis from that country's Balochistan province.
The Saudi-led blockade has failed to turn Qatar into a more traditional and pliable GCC state. Qatari media has come out unscathed, and that might have the potential to institutionalise the current crisis.
Kim Jong-nam and Kim Jong-un are both sons of former leader Kim Jong Il, who died in late 2011, but they had different mothers.
The sanctions, imposed by the UN Security Council, would strip the country of more than $700 million.
At least 18 dead and over 20 injured in an attack in Ain al-Tamer, a town near Karbala in Iraq. DAESH claims responsibility through its news agency.
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