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US slaps additional sanctions on Russia over Crimea annexation

Moscow had claimed that Crimea became a part of Russia, following a referendum, where the population of Crimea agreed to switch from Ukrainian nationality to Russian.

published on : 9th November 2018

Keeping the lights on: US grants Iraq sanctions waiver to buy Iranian electricity 

Iraqi government representatives have shuffled between American and Iranian officials for months in a bid to insulate their fragile economy from escalating tensions.

published on : 8th November 2018

‘Toughest-ever’ American sanctions on defiant Iran come into force

A Singapore-based oil market analyst was quoted as saying that India’s crude oil imports from Iran dropped from 690,000 barrels per day in May to around 400,000 barrels per day in August.

published on : 6th November 2018

'Toughest ever' US sanctions on defiant Iran comes into force

The US secretary of state Michael Pompeo insisted that the sanctions are imposed for denying the world's largest state sponsor of terror the capacity to carry out any further attempts to spread terror

published on : 5th November 2018

North Korea threatens to resume nuclear development if US doesn't lift sanctions

The ministry said North Korea could bring back its "pyongjin" policy of simultaneously advancing its nuclear force and economic development if the United States doesn't change its stance.

published on : 3rd November 2018

US to allow eight countries including India to continue buying Iran oil after Nov 5 sanctions

Pompeo said that countries like India, if it gets the exemption, would be asked to bring down their oil imports from Iran to zero in six months' time.

published on : 3rd November 2018

US reimposes all Iran sanctions lifted under nuclear deal

The sanctions that'll come into force Monday penalize countries that don't stop importing Iranian oil and foreign companies that do business with blacklisted Iranian entities.

published on : 2nd November 2018

India close to winning US sanction waiver on Iran oil 

Currently, India pays its third largest oil supplier in euros using European banking channels. These channels would get blocked from November.

published on : 1st November 2018

India engaged with all stakeholders on Iranian oil import issue: MEA

Spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar said India has already conveyed to the US about its position on the matter.

published on : 19th October 2018

US sanctions receive irate response from North Korean media, puts question on further negotiations

The declaration threatens to upset the negotiations between Washington and the nuclear-armed North, in which Trump is expected to hold a second summit soon with Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un.

published on : 16th October 2018

Maldives judges hear Abdulla Yameen​'s election challenge 

Yameen lost heavily in the September 23 election to a little-known unity opposition candidate, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, despite his main rivals being in jail or in exile and the media in his pocket.

published on : 14th October 2018

‘Promises great, but India-Iran trade ties should be free from US influence’

The Consul-General expressed dissatisfaction with the current trade relations between the two countries during an interaction with the editorial team of The New Indian Express, Hyderabad.

published on : 11th October 2018

We will take care of countries that will continue to buy oil from Iran after November 4: Donald Trump

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said that two state refiners have placed orders for importing crude oil from Iran in November.

published on : 11th October 2018

India to buy Iranian oil in November despite US sanctions: Dharmendra Pradhan

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

published on : 8th October 2018

India to keep buying Iranian oil despite US sanctions

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

published on : 6th October 2018
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