Four ISIS-linked men slapped with US sanctions over alleged ties to human smuggling network

Four men from Uzbekistan, Georgia sanctioned US says one is an ISIS leader, others have ISIS ties Assets frozen, Americans can’t do business with them (NewsNation) — The U.S. has frozen the assets of three men from Uzbekistan and one from the Republic of Georgia over their alleged ties to ISS and a human smuggling network. … Read more

China’s economic forays in Central Asia gives rise to discomfiture in Moscow

China’s economic forays into resource rich Central Asia, a region which shares deep historical, political and economic ties with Moscow, has created certain discomfiture in the Russian establishment. In a recent trade meet in Uzbekistan a Russian trade official emphasised that Russia and China were “equal partners with an equal share in trade turnover” in … Read more

U.S. consumer sentiment stays steady

Shoppers are seen at Whole Foods Market on October 14, 2022, in Atlanta, Georgia. Elijah Nouvelage | Afp | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no matter where they are. Like what you … Read more