Iran sanction

China rejects Obama's Iran oil import sanctions

China on Saturday rejected President Barack Obama's decision to move forward with plans for sanctions on countries buying oil from Iran, saying that Washington had no right to unilaterally punish other nations.

Mar 31, 2012, 23:48 PM IST

S Korea to work with US to reduce Iran oil imports

South Korean officials said on Saturday that they will continue working with the US to reduce oil imports from Iran after President Barack Obama greenlighted potential sanctions against countries that continue to buy Iranian oil.

Mar 31, 2012, 17:40 PM IST

Sanctions against Iran put cloud over global growth

Tightened sanctions by the West have yet to dissuade Iran from pursuing its controversial nuclear programme but have triggered an oil price spike that could trigger a global recession.

Mar 25, 2012, 09:56 AM IST

India sees business opportunity in Iran after US, EU sanctions

With the US and Europe imposing sanctions on Iran, India sees an opportunity to boost its trade with it by tapping the sectors which would be affected by the restrictions imposed by the West.

Feb 09, 2012, 18:13 PM IST

Iran threatens to cut oil exports to Europe

Iran began ground military exercises Saturday and defiantly warned that it could cut off oil exports to "hostile" European nations as tensions rise over suggestions that military strikes are an increasing possibility if sanctions fail to rein in the Islamic Republic's nuclear program.

Feb 05, 2012, 10:22 AM IST

Iran's economy to grow despite sanctions: Ahmadinejad

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad predicted Wednesday that Iran's economy would grow eight percent over the next 12 months despite severe Western sanctions, as he presented his government's annual budget to parliament.

Feb 01, 2012, 19:42 PM IST

US, Europe agree to step up pressure on Iran

The United States and European
Union have agreed to step up pressure on Iran with the objective to prevent Tehran from acquiring nuclear weapons.

Nov 29, 2011, 14:59 PM IST

Goal is to prevent Iran from getting N-weapon: Hillary

Hillary reiterated Obama administration`s view that it was open to diplomacy.

Jun 10, 2010, 12:35 PM IST

Germany, Russia support new Iran nuke sanction

Merkel said the sanctions could be passed by the UNSC "in the near future”.

Jun 06, 2010, 09:16 AM IST

British Foreign Secretary slams Iran ahead of US trip

Newly-appointed British Foreign Secretary has criticised Iran`s nuclear programme ahead of his first visit to the US.

May 14, 2010, 14:12 PM IST

UNSC sanction against Iran in place by spring: White House

The new set of sanctions against Iran by the UNSC is expected to be in place by the end of this spring, the White House has said.

Apr 20, 2010, 10:29 AM IST

Hu to take up Iran nuke, Chinese currency issue with US

President Hu Jintao will hold parleys with President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit to iron out various growing differences.

Apr 12, 2010, 12:07 PM IST

China ready for UN talks on Iran: US

China is ready for "serious" talks at the United Nations on Iran`s nuclear program, the United States said, as it sought support for sanctions against Tehran.

Apr 01, 2010, 09:19 AM IST