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US mulling partial sanctions relief to N Korea in exchange for nuclear freeze

The White House, when working-level talks begin, wants to set the conditions whereby they can begin the process of North Korea`s denuclearisation, a source said.

Jul 12, 2019, 07:40 AM IST

Iran dismisses possibility of war amid US tensions

His comments came as Washington tightened sanctions on Iran's crude exports and has also been increasing its military assets in the Middle East in the face of what it regards as new "threats" from Tehran.

May 19, 2019, 16:55 PM IST

US may deny visas to Pak citizens

The US has imposed sanctions on Pakistan after Islamabad refused to take back its citizen deportees and visa over-stayers from America, warning that it may withhold visas of Pakistanis beginning from its senior officials.

Apr 27, 2019, 11:42 AM IST

Iran says it has many options to neutralise 'illegal' US sanctions: Reports

"Apart from closing Strait of Hormuz, we have other options to stop oil flow if threatened," Secretary of Iran`s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani told Tasnim.

Feb 23, 2019, 22:01 PM IST

Iran hopes India will seeks another waiver from US sanctions

India in November last year won a six-month waiver to buy crude oil from Iran after it agreed to cut imports and escrow rupee payments.

Jan 08, 2019, 17:19 PM IST

India, China among 8 countries 'temporarily allowed' to buy oil from Iran, says US

Pompeo vowed that the US will be "relentless" in pressuring Iran as he announced the list of the countries temporarily exempted from the US sanctions.

Nov 05, 2018, 20:12 PM IST

US sanctions on Iran come into force; Pompeo dodges question on commitment from India, China

Mike Pompeo has said that new US sanctions won't hurt Iranian people. 

Nov 05, 2018, 12:12 PM IST

US sanctions will not hurt Iranian people: Mike Pompeo

 New tough US controls on oil, shipping and banking will force Tehran to stop sponsoring terrorism.

Nov 05, 2018, 09:39 AM IST

US allowed India to buy oil from Iran due to PM Narendra Modi: Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

The US will reimpose fresh sanctions on Iran from Monday.

Nov 04, 2018, 07:10 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi urges oil producers to bring down oil rates to reasonable levels

PM said crude oil prices at a four-year high was hurting global growth, causing inflation and upsetting budgets of developing countries like India.

Oct 15, 2018, 17:02 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to meet CEOs of global oil companies as fuel prices continue to rise

The meeting will be held under the aegis of the NITI Aayog

Oct 15, 2018, 08:04 AM IST

Saudi Arabia threatens to retaliate against any sanctions over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance

Turkey`s government believes he was murdered inside the building and his body removed. Saudi Arabia has denied that.

Oct 14, 2018, 21:17 PM IST

India to buy Iranian oil in Nov despite US sanctions: Pradhan

This is the first time Pradhan has spoken about India's stand on buying Iranian oil once the US sanctions on Iran come into force from November 4.

Oct 08, 2018, 17:32 PM IST

US actively considering waivers on Iran oil sanctions

Iran says it has abided by the 2015 nuclear deal, which was struck with five other world powers, besides the United States. 

Oct 06, 2018, 06:47 AM IST

India to keep buying Iranian oil despite US sanctions: Sources

Indian Oil Corp will lift 6 million barrels of Iranian oil and Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd 3 million barrels, the source told Reuters.

Oct 05, 2018, 22:19 PM IST

S-400 deal with Russia focus area for sanctions, US warns India ahead of Putin's India visit

India and Russia are likely to sign a deal for the multi-billion-dollar S-400 surface-to-air missile system this week.

Oct 04, 2018, 10:59 AM IST

Donald Trump signs executive order for sanctions against foreigners who meddle in polls

Bolton said the executive order requires the Director of National Intelligence to be conducting regular assessments about potential foreign interference in the election.

Sep 13, 2018, 06:21 AM IST

India not guaranteed US sanctions waiver for Russian missiles: Pentagon

The United States has imposed sweeping sanctions on Russia, under which any country engaged with its defence and intelligence sectors could face secondary US sanctions.

Aug 30, 2018, 11:28 AM IST

Day after warning to end 'special privileges' to India, Iran now says will ensure oil supply

An Iranian diplomat had said that they will end the privileges being provided to India if it tries to source oil from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, the US and others to offset cuts in Iranian oil import.

Jul 12, 2018, 10:04 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