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US threatens 'strongest' sanctions on Iran, seeks sweeping change

US threatens 'strongest' sanctions on Iran, seeks sweeping change

Weeks after the United States pulled out of an international nuclear deal with Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday spelt out a hardline approach towards the Islamic Republic.

May 22, 2018, 00:49 AM IST
Countries that continue to deal with Iran could face US sanctions: National Security Advisor John Bolton

Countries that continue to deal with Iran could face US sanctions: National Security Advisor John Bolton

Europeans are going to face the effect of US sanctions already because much of what they'd like to sell to Iran involves US technology for which the licenses will not be available, the Trump administration said on Sunday.

May 13, 2018, 23:58 PM IST
Russia mulling 'major retaliation' against US, triggering World War 3 fears

Russia mulling 'major retaliation' against US, triggering World War 3 fears

Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov was quoted as saying that Kremlin is planning a tough response to the US for announcing fresh sanctions against Moscow.

Apr 15, 2018, 16:21 PM IST
'India can't abruptly give up Russian arms': Scramble in the US to prevent Russia sanctions from affecting US-India relationship

'India can't abruptly give up Russian arms': Scramble in the US to prevent Russia sanctions from affecting US-India relationship

Provisions of a recent US law to impose sanctions on Russia have also put India squarely on the path to US sanctions.

Mar 16, 2018, 08:14 AM IST
US hits Russians with sanctions for election meddling, cyber attacks

US hits Russians with sanctions for election meddling, cyber attacks

The United States on Thursday took its most notable action against Russia since Donald Trump became president.

Mar 15, 2018, 23:04 PM IST
Trump announces 'heaviest sanctions ever' against North Korea

Trump announces 'heaviest sanctions ever' against North Korea

US President Donald Trump announced the 'heaviest' set of US sanctions against North Korea on Friday.

Feb 24, 2018, 00:50 AM IST
Will retaliate against new sanctions imposed by US: Iran

Will retaliate against new sanctions imposed by US: Iran

Iran said on Saturday it would retaliate against new sanctions imposed by the United States.

Jan 13, 2018, 21:46 PM IST
US Treasury Department sanctions five Iranian entities

US Treasury Department sanctions five Iranian entities

US citizens have been prohibited from engaging in transactions with Iranians.

Jan 05, 2018, 09:03 AM IST
Russia prepares retaliation for new US sanctions

Russia prepares retaliation for new US sanctions

The US Treasury Department had on Wednesday sanctioned Russia's Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov and four other people for human rights violations.

Dec 22, 2017, 09:45 AM IST
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

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