sanctions

UNSC should not be misused with 'retaliatory intent' to name innocent civilians as terrorists: India

Pakistan had submitted the names of Indian nationals Angara Appaji, Gobinda Patnaik, Ajoy Mistry and Venumadhav Dongara for designation under the 1267 Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee.

published on : 8th October 2020

US slaps sanctions on Belarus officials over election crackdown

Like European Union sanctions on Belarus announced earlier in the day, the US measures did not target Lukashenko directly.

published on : 3rd October 2020

US threatens sanctions over arms trade with Iran

"We will return to the US to re-impose sanctions so that the arms embargo will become permanent next week," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said at a press briefing

published on : 17th September 2020

India slams Pakistan for 'blatant attempt' to politicise UN sanctions committee

Pakistan had submitted the names of Angara Appaji, Gobinda Patnaik, Ajoy Mistry and Venumadhav Dongara for designation under the 1267 Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee of UNSC.

published on : 3rd September 2020

China criticises US sanctions over South China Sea buildup

The sanctions add to conflict over control of the sea, one of the world's busiest shipping lanes.

published on : 27th August 2020

UN crisis looms as US readies demand for Iran sanctions

The sanctions had been eased under the 2015 nuclear deal that President Donald Trump withdrew from two years ago.

published on : 19th August 2020

China slams 'barbarous' Hong Kong Sanctions by US

In the toughest US action on Hong Kong since China imposed a sweeping new security law on the territory, Washington on Friday sanctioned a group of Chinese and Hong Kong officials.

published on : 8th August 2020

China slaps sanctions on Lockheed Martin over Taiwan missile deal

China's move is a retaliation to the US State Department's approval of a request by Taiwan for the recertification of PAC-3 air defence missiles built by the company.

published on : 14th July 2020

Syria devalues currency amid chaos ahead of new US sanctions

The economic meltdown presents a serious challenge for Assad, who survived more than nine years of war but rules over a crumbling infrastructure and ravaged economy.

published on : 17th June 2020

COVID-19: Trump announces visa sanctions on countries refusing to repatriate their nationals from US

Trump issued the memorandum for visa sanctions, which would be effective immediately and valid till December 31, this year.

published on : 11th April 2020

Trump administration renews four restrictions on Iran's nuclear program amid COVID-19 crisis

United States has not only restored sanctions it had removed under the Iran nuclear deal but has also tightened them to try to pressurise Iran to curb its nuclear and missile activities.

published on : 31st March 2020

Quit as Iran couldn't pay wages due to US sanctions: Marc Wilmots

Wilmots quit as head coach of Iran Team Melli, just seven months after replacing Carlos Queiroz at the helm of the three-time Asian champions.

published on : 5th March 2020

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

India, Russia ink USD 5 billion deal to buy five S-400 air defence missiles system

The deal has been an issue of much speculation after US President Donald Trump's administration's law -- Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) -- came into effect in January.

published on : 5th October 2018

Oil rises ahead of US Iran sanctions, but outlook for 2019 less certain

U.S. sanctions will start targeting Iran's crude exports from November 4, and Washington is putting pressure on governments and companies globally to fall in line.

published on : 5th October 2018
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