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Donald Trump lifts Turkey sanctions, quits ‘blood-stained’ Syria

Trump called the ceasefire, which allowed the Turkish takeover to proceed largely unopposed, a 'major breakthrough'.

24 Oct 2019 8:35 AM

Sanctions on Turkey no longer necessary: Trump

Terming it as an incredible outcome, Trump said that Turkey had a legitimate problem on the 22 mile (34 kms) strip for many years.

18 Oct 2019 11:42 AM

More US sanctions on Turkey if no ceasefire: US Treasury Secretary

The US withdrawal was seen as a green light from the White House for the Turkish offensive, creating a massive backlash for Trump.

17 Oct 2019 10:45 AM

US sanctions Turkey, Trump says ready to ‘swiftly destroy’ its economy

Vice President Mike Pence said he would travel to Turkey and that Trump had telephoned Erdogan to insist that Turkey end the operation.

15 Oct 2019 9:40 AM

Iran president Hassan Rouhani leaves for UN to win support against US

‘It is essential for us to take part in the UN General Assembly and talk at various levels,’ he said at Tehran's Mehrabad airport.

23 Sep 2019 2:53 PM

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Trump warns Iran but doesn't rule out lifting sanctions, terms situation 'very dangerous'

Rouhani has dismissed meeting with Trump, insisting that Washington must lift the sanctions it has imposed on Iran.

12 Sep 2019 3:37 PM

China warns India of 'reverse sanctions' if Huawei is blocked: sources

Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told parliament that six proposals have been received for 5G trials, including from Huawei.

07 Aug 2019 12:34 PM

‘Don’t play with fire’: China warns US over Taiwan arms deal

China’s latest statement came as Taiwan President was in New York en route to four Caribbean allies, a trip that has also incensed China.

13 Jul 2019 12:09 PM

US lawmakers again urge sanctions over China's Xinjiang crackdown

China cracked down hard after the July 5, 2009 rampage in Urumqi, the region's capital.

06 Jul 2019 10:44 AM

Hopeful India will act in its national interest: Iran on oil imports

Mike Pompeo had said India has made 'hard choices' to cut off oil imports from Iran.

03 Jul 2019 9:20 AM

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Iraq sets up 'loophole' in US sanctions to buy Iranian power

Iraq has an outstanding bill of around 2 billion for previous gas and electricity purchases, according to Iranian Oil Minister.

02 Jul 2019 1:11 PM

‘Death to America’: Iran lawmakers chant in Parliament as tensions rise

US President Trump announced additional sanctions on Iran, but held out the prospect of a deal.

23 Jun 2019 1:12 PM

Trump to enforce 'major' additional sanctions on Iran from Monday

As part of 'maximum pressure' campaign, the US has reinstated sanctions against Iran after exiting from the Iran nuclear deal last year.

23 Jun 2019 11:02 AM

US gift to China questions enforcement of North Korea sanctions

What looked like a coffee table book was actually 32 pages of photographs and satellite images of North Korean ships.

12 Jun 2019 11:04 AM

Iran is failing as a nation after sanctions: Trump

During the meeting on Thursday, Trump and Macron asserted that they do not want Iran to acquire nuclear weapons.

07 Jun 2019 1:22 PM

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IOC ties up oil from US, Saudi to make up for Iran shortfall

IOC and other Indian refiners stopped importing crude oil from Iran this month following the US' move to end sanction waivers.

17 May 2019 7:38 PM

India wants to keep Iran oil purchases at 3 lakh barrels per day: Report

Iran was India's seventh biggest oil supplier in January, as compared to third-biggest a year ago.

08 Mar 2019 1:58 PM

US sanctions 13 organizations in a move to curb ordinary, labour trade in N Korea

The new sanctions demonstrate the Trump administration's focus on hurting trade between China and North Korea.

22 Nov 2017 1:51 PM

US slaps sanctions on Chinese, Russian entities for backing N Korea's missile tests

Meanwhile, China has urged the US to 'immediately correct its mistake' of sanctioning Chinese firms over North Korea.

23 Aug 2017 8:30 AM

Dialogue more vital than UN sanctions on N Korea to resolve tensions

The new measures were a response to five nuclear tests and four long-range missile launches.

06 Aug 2017 1:47 PM

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