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Iran slams latest US sanctions targeting petrochemical sector

Additional sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States show that Washington`s offer of talks is not genuine, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Saturday.

Jun 09, 2019, 07:03 AM IST

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

Donald Trump shrugs off ex-security advisor Michael Flynn guilty plea

Trump suggested he has been holding back something important regarding what he knew at the time of ex-security adviser Michael Flynn`s firing.

Dec 03, 2017, 07:41 AM IST

Donald Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea

"Our new executive order will cut off sources of revenue that fund North Korea`s efforts to develop the deadliest weapons known to humankind."

Sep 21, 2017, 23:45 PM IST

South Korea not seeking collapse of North Korea: Moon Jae-In to UN

Moon, a longtime dove who was elected in May, warned North Korea to end its string of nuclear and missile tests but also promised help if the communist neighbor changed course.

Sep 21, 2017, 21:14 PM IST

Japan PM Shinzo Abe calls for enforcement of sanctions against North Korea: Reports

The international community must remain united and enforce sanctions against North Korea after its repeated launch of ballistic missiles, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in an editorial published in the New York Times on Sunday.

Sep 18, 2017, 10:16 AM IST

Vladimir Putin says sanctions, pressure alone won't resolve North Korea crisis

Putin denounced North Korea`s sixth and largest nuclear bomb test on Sunday, saying Russia did not recognise its nuclear status.

 

Sep 06, 2017, 15:41 PM IST

US slaps new sanctions on Venezuela

 The United States imposed new sanctions on crisis-hit Venezuela on Wednesday, targeting members of a controversial, all-powerful, loyalist assembly installed last week to bolster what Washington calls the "dictatorship" of President Nicolas Maduro.

Aug 10, 2017, 06:36 AM IST

North Korea threatens US, says planning missile strike near Guam: Report

The threat came hours after US President Donald Trump threatened Pyongyang with "fire and fury" over its missile program 

Aug 09, 2017, 06:34 AM IST

China opposes new US sanctions against Russia, Iran, North Korea

The sanctions target Russia's defense, intelligence, mining, shipping and railway industries and restricts dealings with Russian banks and energy companies.

Aug 04, 2017, 17:41 PM IST

2016 US Presidential election: Donald Trump signs Russia sanctions bill, but slams it as ''flawed''

US President Donald Trump has signed legislation imposing new sanctions on Russia into law, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday, citing an unidentified White House official.

Aug 02, 2017, 20:15 PM IST

Russia orders US to cut diplomats in response to sanctions

President Vladimir Putin initially held off from retaliating, saying he would wait to see how Trump reacted after he came into the White House. 

Jul 28, 2017, 16:14 PM IST

Japan chief cabinet secretary Suga says Japan to impose additional sanctions on North Korea

No secret of its plans to develop a nuclear-tipped missile.

Jul 28, 2017, 09:35 AM IST

Trump supports sanctions on Russia Iran, N Korea: White House

The House of Representatives on Tuesday passes legislations with an overwhelming majority of 419-3 supporting tougher sanctions against the three countries.

Jul 27, 2017, 08:38 AM IST

Russia's response to new US sanctions must be ''painful'': Lawmaker

The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to slap new sanctions on Russia and force President Donald Trump to obtain lawmakers` permission before easing any sanctions on Moscow.

Jul 26, 2017, 11:31 AM IST

Banning Flippers, North Korea lashes out at trade sanctions

If testing or possessing nuclear weapons should be sanctioned, then the US and other nuclear superpowers should be subject to sanctions as well: North Korea 

Jun 16, 2017, 18:21 PM IST

US Senate passes Russia sanctions bill

The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a bill slapping Russia with new sanctions that also gives Congress the power to review any White House attempts to roll them back.

Jun 16, 2017, 09:40 AM IST

European government put 10 more people under sanctions over the crisis in Syria

European governments put 10 more people under sanctions over the crisis in Syria, targeting high-ranking military officials and senior figures linked to President Bashar al-Assad, the bloc said in a statement on Thursday.

Oct 27, 2016, 19:24 PM IST

Sanctions against Myanmar to be lifted soon: US President Barack Obama

The United States would "soon" lift its sanctions against Myanmar, the US President Barack Obama said on Wednesday.

Sep 15, 2016, 00:29 AM IST

US sanctions North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un for rights abuses

The United States placed North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un on its sanctions blacklist Wednesday, saying he is directly responsible for a long list of extreme human rights abuses in his country.

Jul 06, 2016, 22:55 PM IST