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US imposing more sanctions against North Korea soon: White House

US imposing more sanctions against North Korea soon: White House

Sanders also said the administration would also "try to push Russia to take a bigger and bolder stance to put more pressure on North Korea."

Nov 30, 2017, 00:04 AM IST

New US sanctions on Chinese traders, North Korean ships

The United States has unveiled new sanctions targeting North Korean shipping and Chinese traders doing business with Pyongyang, again raising the pressure on the pariah state to abandon its nuclear programme.

Nov 22, 2017, 11:15 AM IST

South Korea, Japan say listing North Korea as terror sponsor will pressure Pyongyang to denuclearise

South Korea and Japan on Tuesday welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump putting North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism, saying it would ramp up pressure on Pyongyang to denuclearise the Korean peninsula.

Nov 21, 2017, 08:55 AM IST
US Treasury sanctions banks, representatives linked to North Korea

US Treasury sanctions banks, representatives linked to North Korea

The US Department of Treasury on Tuesday issued sanctions on eight banks and 26 individuals linked to North Korea's financial networks in response to the country's ongoing development of weapons of mass destruction.

Sep 27, 2017, 08:40 AM IST
North Korea warns US of 'greatest pain and suffering' over new sanctions

North Korea warns US of 'greatest pain and suffering' over new sanctions

North Korea on Monday threatened to inflict ''greatest pain and suffering" on the US, after Washington pushed for new sanctions against Pyongyang for its sixth nuclear test in the UN Security Council, the state-media reported.

Sep 11, 2017, 10:23 AM IST

UN condemns North Korea nuclear tests

On Sunday, North Korea said it detonated a hydrogen bomb designed for a long-range missile and called it a "perfect success", inviting worldwide condemnation and promises of tougher US sanctions.

Sep 06, 2017, 14:02 PM IST
Donald Trump moves to squeeze Venezuela's access to finance

Donald Trump moves to squeeze Venezuela's access to finance

Clashes in Venezuela between anti-government protesters and police this year have left 125 people dead, according to prosecutors.

Aug 26, 2017, 06:36 AM IST
Donald Trump slaps new sanctions on Venezuelan government, state oil firm

Donald Trump slaps new sanctions on Venezuelan government, state oil firm

US President has signed an executive order that prohibits dealings in new debt from the Venezuelan government or its state oil company.

Aug 26, 2017, 03:19 AM IST
US sanctions hit Russian hopes of a 'Trump bump' for investment

US sanctions hit Russian hopes of a 'Trump bump' for investment

The United States initially imposed financial and travel restrictions on Russia in 2014, after Russia annexed the Crimea region from Ukraine following the fall of a pro-Moscow president in Kiev.

Aug 15, 2017, 16:46 PM IST
US targets Venezuelan President Maduro for sanctions

US targets Venezuelan President Maduro for sanctions

WASHINGTON - The US government slapped sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday, the Trump`s administration`s toughest move so far against his government in response to Sunday`s e

Aug 01, 2017, 10:16 AM IST

US sanctions against Russia contrary to international law: Germany

"The Americans cannot punish German firms because they are conducting business in another country," she said.

Jul 31, 2017, 18:23 PM IST

Russia warns of further retaliation after US sanctions

Trump repeatedly insisted during his election campaign that he wanted to improve ties with Russia, sparking hope in the Kremlin for an improvement.

Jul 30, 2017, 22:28 PM IST

Germany warns US over Russia sanctions

The US Senate passed the sanctions package despite European concerns, sending it to President Donald Trump, who must decide whether to accept the tough stance or veto the measure. 

Jul 28, 2017, 20:47 PM IST
Russia hits back over sanctions, orders US diplomats to leave

Russia hits back over sanctions, orders US diplomats to leave

President Vladimir Putin had warned on Thursday that Russia had so far exercised restraint, but would have to retaliate against what he described as boorish and unreasonable US behaviour.

Jul 28, 2017, 17:12 PM IST
US sanctions vote 'hostile', says top Iran negotiator

US sanctions vote 'hostile', says top Iran negotiator

The UN and other signatories to the nuclear deal have agreed that Iran has stuck to its commitments, which has been reluctantly accepted by the administration of President Donald Trump.

Jul 26, 2017, 13:50 PM IST

Russia says US sanctions vote 'step towards destroying' better ties

An overwhelming vote by the US House of Representatives to slap tough new sanctions on Moscow is a "serious step" towards wrecking chances of improving ties.

Jul 26, 2017, 13:47 PM IST

Russia calls new US sanctions against Iran unfounded: RIA

Washington slapped new economic sanctions against Iran on Tuesday over its ballistic missile programme.

Jul 20, 2017, 23:00 PM IST

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threatens response to new US sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Tehran would "respond appropriately" to new US sanctions.

Jul 19, 2017, 20:00 PM IST

Iran vows to measures against new US sanctions

Iran on Friday condemned new sanctions adopted by the US Senate and vowed to respond with "reciprocal and adequate measures".

 

Jun 16, 2017, 20:19 PM IST
Iran Presidential Election 2017: Hassan Rouhani leads the race, says Interior Ministry official

Iran Presidential Election 2017: Hassan Rouhani leads the race, says Interior Ministry official

The election is important "for Iran`s future role in the region and the world", said Hassan Rouhani.

May 20, 2017, 08:29 AM IST