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Iran scrambles to lift petrochemical sales as sanctions hammer oil

Iran has been racing to step up exports of petrochemicals and tap new markets to compensate for sliding oil sales, Iranian and international industry sources said, but now risks losing that ...

Iran scrambles to lift petrochemical sales as sanctions hammer oil

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U.S. Delays Petrochemical Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration has delayed new, tougher sanctions on Iran’s petrochemical sector as it seeks to balance pressure on Tehran against rising tensions....
12:24 2019-05-31

US imposes sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group PGPIC hit with economic penalties because of its ties to Revolutionary Guards, US treasury saysThe United States has hit Iran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) with economic sanc...
07:12 2019-06-08

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Petrochemical Company The U.S. sanctioned one of Iran’s biggest petrochemical companies, hitting a top revenue earner as the Trump administration attempts to strong-arm Tehran into a new nuclear and security pact....
04:48 2019-06-08

U.S. announces new sanctions on Iranian petrochemical company The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical company and its subsidiaries over its financial support to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps...
04:24 2019-06-08

China urges U.S. to lift sanctions on Huawei as Trump-Xi meeting looms The United States should immediately remove sanctions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei, a commerce ministry spokesman said on Thursday, days before the two countries' leaders are due to meet...
19:36 2019-06-27

New designer's ranges help lift sales at Burberry British luxury brand Burberry on Tuesday reported a stronger than expected 4% rise in first-quarter comparable store sales, lifted by new designs from creative chief Riccardo Tisci....
09:48 2019-07-16

Demand for new designer's ranges lift Burberry sales and shares Strong demand for designer Riccardo Tisci's new fashion ranges helped revenue at British label Burberry grow faster than expected in the first quarter, sending its shares soaring as a high stakes ove...
15:12 2019-07-16

Dollar General's strong same-store sales, profit beat lift shares Dollar General beat analysts' estimates for quarterly same-store sales, as customers spent more on groceries, seasonal products and home goods at the discount retailer's stores....
15:48 2019-05-30

The North Korean restaurant accused by a think tank of using software sales to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ti...
14:39 2019-05-21

Iran to lift uranium enrichment to 5%, above level in 2015 deal: official Iran on Sunday will announce an increase in uranium enrichment to 5%, a concentration above the limit set by its 2015 nuclear deal, an Iranian official told Reuters, in a move signaling a deepening c...
23:48 2019-07-06

What U.S. Sanctions on Iran’s Top Ayatollah Mean With the U.S. already sanctioning almost 1,000 Iranian entities, President Donald Trump had limited choices when he opted to impose new penalties to punish Iran’s downing of a U.S. Navy drone in the P...
23:48 2019-06-27

Iran condemns new US sanctions on petrochemicals TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has condemned new U.S. sanctions targeting its petrochemical industry, saying they prove President Donald Trump is not serious about pursuing negotiations. Foreign Ministry sp...
12:36 2019-06-08

U.S. sanctions on Iran are biting: Bolton Iran is feeling the effects of existing U.S. sanctions as President Donald Trump prepares to impose more of them from Monday, his National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Sunday during a visit to...
18:00 2019-06-23

Factbox: Iran nuclear row - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, raising its uranium enrichment level beyond agreed levels to produce fuel for power plants....
11:24 2019-07-07

Trump Plans 'Major' Iran Sanctions President Trump tweeted that he plans to impose “major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday,” following his decision to call off a military attack on the country....
06:24 2019-06-23

Iran Greets Latest U.S. Sanctions With Mockery Both hard-liners and reformers argued that the new sanctions would have little practical impact. One Iranian joked on Twitter: “The only people left to sanction are me, my dad and our neighbor’s kid.”...
19:00 2019-06-27

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said ahead of a visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
12:24 2019-06-12

Iran says it is ready to negotiate if U.S. lifts sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has said it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more far-reaching agreement on nuclear and security issues....
07:01 2019-07-15

Iran says they are ready to negotiate if Trump lifts sanctions ​Iran’s foreign minister signaled that the Islamic Republic would be willing to return to the bargaining table with the US if President Trump ​removes crippling ​economic ​sanctions he imposed a...
17:12 2019-07-16

Iran’s Supreme Leader Vows Never to Capitulate to U.S. Sanctions Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the remarks as Iranian officials reiterated Iran was moving toward noncompliance with some parts of the 2015 nuclear deal....
19:00 2019-06-27

Iran says it will confront any U.S. threat, Trump eyes new sanctions Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between Tehran and Washington over the shooting down of an unma...
20:36 2019-06-22

Mnuchin says sanctions must be working for Iran leadership to be so upset Trump is willing to talk with Iran, but he's "also determined to enforce the U.S. and our allies' interests in the region," Mnuchin tells CNBC....
18:48 2019-06-27

U.S. sanctions Chinese oil buyer over alleged Iran violations The United States has sanctioned the China's state-run energy company Zhuhai Zhengrong Co Ltd for allegedly violating restrictions imposed on Iran's oil sector, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sai...
19:36 2019-07-22

U.S. Plans New Iran Sanctions as Europe Tries to Defuse Tensions President Trump and his aides have indicated they are prepared to wait for the economic vise on Tehran to tighten further, but didn’t elaborate on what additional sanctions would look like....
04:00 2019-06-24

Iran may pull further away from nuclear deal after latest sanctions Tehran comments follow US warning not to ‘mistake prudence and discretion for weakness’Iran has announced it may take further steps to pull away from its nuclear deal with international powers as John...
16:48 2019-06-23

Factbox: Iran nuclear dispute - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran has breached a cap on its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers and said it plans to further flout the nuclear agreement, moves which ultimately could lead to the return...
22:24 2019-07-02

Trump to impose 'major additional sanctions' on Iran US President Donald Trump has said he will impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent the country from obtaining nuclear weapons....
04:48 2019-06-23

Iran gas pipeline deal with Pakistan hampered by US sanctions Pakistan has backed out of a joint gas pipeline deal with Iran due to the threat of US sanctions. Pakistan could face a heavy financial penalty, as it promised to complete the project in a bilateral a...
20:24 2019-05-21

Treasury targets Iran's most profitable oil refiners with new sanctions The Treasury Department imposed broad sanctions Friday on Iran's petrochemical and refinery industry for contributing funds to the financial arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, which the State Departme...
03:36 2019-06-08

Squeezed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Shifts From Patience to Confrontation Tighter new U.S. sanctions have proven more punishing than Iran’s leaders expected, driving Tehran to hit back militarily and breach limits it had agreed to put on its nuclear program....
04:12 2019-07-05

Ash Carter: Iran 'feeling the pressure' of Trump sanctions Iran's government is feeling the pressure of sanctions, though relations are still tense between Washington and Tehran, according to former Defense Secretary Ash Carter....
05:48 2019-06-15

U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions Maneuvering over the nuclear deal was punctuated by U.S. accusations of Iran extortion, French attempts to start talks and Trump’s vow of more sanctions....
22:01 2019-07-10

Trump threatens to 'substantially' increase sanctions on Iran President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions on Iran would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency meeting at Washington's request to weigh ...
00:36 2019-07-11

Iran will not give Europe more time to shield it against U.S. sanctions Iran said on Wednesday it will start enriching uranium at a higher level in July and won't give European powers any more time to prevent this move by protecting Tehran from U.S. sanctions....
10:36 2019-06-19

Rouhani says Iran ready to talk to U.S. if sanctions lifted Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on ...
19:24 2019-07-14

Trump says Iran nuclear deal possible as sanctions bite U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks i...
13:12 2019-05-27

Iran's Rouhani suggests U.S. talks possible if sanctions lifted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signaled on Wednesday that talks with the United States might be possible if Washington lifted sanctions, days after U.S. President Donald Trump said a deal with Tehra...
19:36 2019-05-29

German business with Iran down sharply as US sanctions bite BERLIN (AP) — A German business group says German companies’ trade with Iran has declined sharply as the United States turns up the economic heat on Tehran. Volker Treier, the foreign trade chie...
15:12 2019-05-26

The Latest: Netanyahu calls for global sanctions on Iran TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the...
16:48 2019-06-17

Trump Warns Iran "Sanctions Will Soon Be Increased, Substantially" President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency......
17:48 2019-07-10

Iran Will Not Give Europe More Time To Shield It Against US Sanctions Iran said on Wednesday it will start enriching uranium at a higher level in July and won't give European powers any more time to prevent this move by protecting Tehran from US sanctions....
17:24 2019-06-19

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wednesday....
05:36 2019-06-20

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity and natural gas from Tehran. An Iraqi...
14:24 2019-06-15

U.S. slaps sanctions on Hezbollah officials for aiding Iran A U.S. official said the Trump administration is taking a “gloves off” approach to the powerful militia, which counts Iran among its primary backers....
19:24 2019-07-09

U.S. sanctions Iraq-based company, says it backs Iran's IRGC The United States on Wednesday sanctioned an Iraqi company and two of its associates, which it said had helped Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds force evade sanctions by smuggling hundreds...
17:12 2019-06-12

Iran says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted and supreme leader approves Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval....
14:36 2019-07-04

Constrained by Iran sanctions, India seeks to boost the US oil economy As the United States continues to come down hard with sanctions on Iran – coupled with harsh penalties for those countries that continue to do business with the hardline regime – the world’s second-mo...
03:24 2019-07-17

Iran is ready to talk if the US lifts sanctions, says President Rouhani "We have always believed in talks ... if they lift sanctions, end the imposed economic pressure and return to the deal, we are ready to hold talks with America today, right now and anywhere," Iranian ...
05:36 2019-07-15

U.S. sanctions network selling materials for Iran nuclear program The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on an international network of companies and their agents it said were involved in the procurement of materials for Iran's nuclear program....
02:24 2019-07-19

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West an...
16:00 2019-07-04

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops For years, Karar Hussein has sold sweets in his shop near the entrance to one of Shiite Islam's holiest shrines, accepting whatever currency was offered to him by his clients, many of them religious t...
11:00 2019-05-26

Trump says Iran nuclear deal achievable as sanctions sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks i...
23:24 2019-05-27

Iran denies drone was downed, offers inspections to end sanctions IRAN’S DENIAL: Iran is denying the U.S. account of an encounter between a U.S. warship and an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz, insisting all of its surveillance drones have returned safely to ...
13:12 2019-07-19

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah Officials Accused of Supporting Iran The sanctions were the first to directly target members of Lebanon’s Parliament and underscored the White House’s intention to ratchet up pressure on Iran by punishing groups tied to its government....
23:24 2019-07-09

To Evade Sanctions on Iran, Ships Vanish in Plain Sight Empty tankers, arriving in the Strait of Hormuz, suddenly stop reporting their whereabouts. When they re-emerge on the grid, their tanks appear full....
11:48 2019-07-02

Trump warns Iran sanctions to be increased ‘substantially’ on Twitter On Twitter, Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon...
20:24 2019-07-10

China says strongly opposes U.S. sanctions on Chinese firm over Iran oil China strongly opposes U.S. sanctions on a Chinese energy firm accused of violating curbs on Iran's oil sector levied over Tehran's nuclear program, its foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
12:12 2019-07-23

Iran Ready For Talks With US If Sanctions Lifted, Supreme Leader Allows Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval, state......
16:36 2019-07-04

Iran says can talk to U.S. if sanctions lifted, Khamenei permits: IRNA Iran's intelligence minister said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority allowed the talks between the arch foes, state news agen...
10:48 2019-07-04

Iran ready to talk if U.S. lifts sanctions, Pompeo skeptical Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on ...
06:12 2019-07-15

Iran breaks nuclear deal and puts pressure on EU over sanctions Further breaches could follow as Tehran seeks help in increasing trade with EuropeIran has broken the terms of the nuclear deal for the first time since it was signed in 2015 in a move that will put p...
16:00 2019-07-01

US imposes sanctions on Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Guard WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on an Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. The Treasury Department says the penalties target the South Wealth Reso...
17:24 2019-06-12

Iran central bank: U.S. sanctions aren't harming oil exports The leader of Iran's central bank on Wednesday downplayed the impact of existing and new U.S. sanctions -- retaliatory measures by the Trump administration to punish Tehran for nuclear and military ac...
19:36 2019-06-27

Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, adding that military action was still a possibility...
20:36 2019-06-22

| Trump vows new Iran sanctions, Tehran warns US against attack US President Donald Trump has pledged to hit Iran with "major" new sanctions as Tehran warned Washington that any attack would see its interests across the Middle East go up in flames....
22:00 2019-06-23

United States sanctions Chinese company for buying Iran oil The United States imposed sanctions on China's state-run oil trading company and its chief executive for dealing in Iranian oil, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said....
08:12 2019-07-23

US To Hit Iran With 'Major' New Sanctions Starting Monday: Donald Trump President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in two days, just hours after saying he would be the Islamic republic's new "best friend" if they...
00:24 2019-06-23

Crushed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Pins Economic Hopes on Mall Developer Faced with a U.S. campaign to choke Iran of capital and investment, Saeed Mohammed of the country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is trying to find ways to keep the lifeblood of his country’s econ...
17:48 2019-07-09

Donald Trump Says Iran Nuclear Deal Achievable As Sanctions Sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks...
13:12 2019-05-28

President Trump Announces New Iran Sanctions, Days After Calling Off Airstrikes President Donald Trump said the U.S. will impose major new sanctions on Iran Monday, days after he abruptly called off a plan for airstrikes against the Islamic Republic after Iran shot down a U.S. Na...
20:12 2019-06-23

UPDATE 2-Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, adding that military action was still a possibility...
22:36 2019-06-22

New U.S. sanctions show offer of talks with Iran not genuine: Foreign Ministry 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....
11:12 2019-06-08

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following......
19:48 2019-06-23

Britain mulls sanctions in response to Iran tanker seizure: The Telegraph British ministers are making plans aimed at targeting Iran with sanctions in the aftermath of the Iranian seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported....
02:48 2019-07-21

U.S. places sanctions on international network involved in Iran nuclear program The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on five people and an international network of companies the U.S. Treasury said are involved in the procurement of materials for Iran's nuclear program...
22:36 2019-07-18

French Envoy In Iran Talks As Donald Trump Threatens To Up Sanctions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor met with Iran's president Wednesday winding up a day of talks in Tehran aimed at saving a landmark 2015 nuclear deal and easing tensions......
10:12 2019-07-11

US and European allies may have avoided sanctions clash over Iran trade vehicle A European financial entity created to circumvent U.S. sanctions on Iran might not run afoul of the law after all, following talks between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his German counterpart out...
00:24 2019-06-01

EU powers resist calls for Iran sanctions after breach of nuclear deal Focus is on averting further breaches and UK says it remains committed to 2015 dealEuropean leaders have resisted calls to start reimposing sanctions on Iran after the country said it had for the firs...
04:12 2019-07-02

Iran makes 'substantial' nuclear offer in return for US lifting sanctions Plan would allow enhanced, permanent nuclear inspectionsForeign minister: ‘It’s not about photo ops. We want substance’Iran has offered a deal with the US in which it would formally and permanently ac...
21:24 2019-07-18

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following th...
03:12 2019-06-23

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start on Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following th...
23:00 2019-06-22

US Sanctions Firms Acting As 'Supply Network' For Iran Nuclear Enrichment The US Treasury named a group of companies in Iran, Belgium and China to its sanctions blacklist Thursday for acting as a supply network for Tehran's nuclear enrichment program....
09:00 2019-07-19

Turkish banker jailed over Iran sanctions scheme released from US prison Mehmet Hakan Atilla was arrested in 2017 after a witness said he helped organize a multi-billion dollar scheme to bypass US oil sanctions against Iran. The case had implicated Turkish President Recep ...
11:48 2019-07-20

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force....
21:12 2019-06-12

Factbox: A breach of Iran nuclear deal could trigger sanctions snapback Iran could within days breach part of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, a move that could eventually culminate in the return of all international sanctions on the country....
03:36 2019-06-28

Iran to resist U.S. sanctions, just as it withstood Iraqi chemical attack: Zarif The Iranian foreign minister said on Saturday that Iran would resist any U.S. sanctions, just as it persevered during the 1980s Iran-Iraq war when the forces of the then Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein la...
15:00 2019-06-29

U.S. to impose additional sanctions on Iran, military action still on the table: Trump Trump, who was speaking to reporters at the White House, made his comments after recently calling off military action against Iran to retaliate for the downing of a U.S. military drone....
18:24 2019-06-22

Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Monday to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through with a plan to exceed an enriched uranium limit set by a 2015 nucl...
14:36 2019-06-17

White House did not impose new Iran sanctions Thursday, despite Trump’s claim The White House did not impose new sanctions against Iran on Thursday in response to its downing of a U.S. military drone, contrary to President Trump’s assertion in a Twitter post Friday morning. Tru...
04:12 2019-06-22

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran because Iranians want the United States to "ease off" on...
19:00 2019-06-13

After emir’s visit, Qatari foreign minister says U.S. refuses to budge on Iran sanctions “What we have sensed from the United States is, they don’t want a war,” the minister said in an interview. But describing a “stalemate,” he said “Iran can’t come to the table under these sanctions.”...
18:24 2019-07-11

Trump accuses Iran of secret nuclear enrichment, says sanctions to be cranked up "substantially" President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and said U.S. sanctions would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an eme...
18:48 2019-07-10

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" from within the Lebanese government....
09:00 2019-07-10

Newt Gingrich says Iran is 'very close to breaking' under tough sanctions: 'This is a very shaky regime' Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday that he believes the Iranian regime is "shaky" and "very close to breaking" under the weight of tough economic sanctions. ...
18:48 2019-07-02

Trump vows to ‘substantially’ increase sanctions on Iran in response to uranium enrichment President Trump announced Wednesday that he will add to existing sanctions on Iran, after the Islamic republic admitted on Monday that it surpassed uranium enrichment levels that were set by the Iran ...
21:12 2019-07-10

Gen. Jack Keane: Trump sanctions 'crippling' Iran, trying to curb 'aggressive behavior' The Trump administration's Iran sanctions are hurting the country's economy and recent events are exposing Tehran's "strategy" to deal with the matter, Gen. Jack Keane claimed....
16:36 2019-06-18

Zarif: Iran offers United States enhanced inspections for lifting of sanctions Iran will accept enhanced inspections of its nuclear program in return for the lifting of U.S. sanctions, Iranian foreign minister Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said....
09:00 2019-07-19

Trump's latest Iran sanctions target $200B economic empire of supreme leader The Trump administration's latest sanctions against Iran reinstate an embargo on some of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's front companies that President Barack Obama lifted as part of the nuclear deal an...
01:48 2019-06-28

U.S. sanctions policy threatens Middle East security: Iran deputy foreign minister Washington's sanctions policy threatens the security of the Middle East, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Monday, according to a statement on the ministry's website....
15:36 2019-05-27

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria. UK Foreign Se...
07:12 2019-07-16

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably and threaten ...
22:00 2019-06-23

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s violation of the 2015 nuclear agreement -- and highl...
19:00 2019-07-06

New petrochemical projects not expected to be hurt by single-use plastics ban One of Canada's largest producers of plastics says there will be plenty of room for future growth in output despite a proposal by Ottawa to ban certain single-use plastic products by 2021....
00:12 2019-06-11

U.S. arms sales to Saudis, UAE, Jordan needed to deter Iran: Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the Trump administration had decided to proceed with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan in a move bypassing Congress because ...
00:00 2019-05-25

Chevron Phillips, Qatar Petroleum sign $8 bln petrochemical deal Chevron Phillips Chemical and Qatar Petroleum signed an agreement on Tuesday to develop an $8 billion petrochemical plant along the U.S. Gulf Coast, the second pact between the companies to build such...
22:48 2019-07-09

US briefing: Iran strikes 'cancelled', arms sales to Saudi and ethical investment Friday’s top story: Trump gave initial approval for retaliatory strikes against Iran but pulled back, according to reports. Plus, the Senate votes to block arms sales to Saudi ArabiaSubscribe now to r...
18:36 2019-06-21

Trump bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing the threat to the U...
22:48 2019-05-24

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the world crack down on such pollution....
14:00 2019-06-13

Yorkshire village faces petrochemical giant in anti-fracking fight Ineos, owned by UK’s richest man, wants to overturn ban on well next to sheltered housingA petrochemical company owned by Britain’s richest man is attempting to overrule a Yorkshire council to drill a...
16:36 2019-06-11

Trump vows more sanctions on Iran, says military action is still 'on the table' President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States will place additional sanctions on Iran in a bid to force Tehran to the bargaining table and warned that possible military action against Ir...
23:00 2019-06-22

Iran President Hassan Rouhani calls new US sanctions 'outrageous and idiotic' Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called the sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei 'outrageous and idiotic.'        ...
20:48 2019-06-27

UAW scrambles to save jobs, but layoffs loom After getting big job-creation commitments in recent contracts, the union is scrambling to keep the members it has now as automakers brace for a possible recession....
07:01 2019-07-15

As Nations Look to Tax Tech Firms, U.S. Scrambles to Broker a Deal The proposed levies on firms like Facebook and Google are pitting traditional allies against one another and threatening to set off a cascade of tax increases and tariffs....
11:36 2019-07-12

| Mexico scrambles to slow migrants as Trump tariffs loom Mexico scrambled to slow the flow of Central American migrants to the United States as talks continued in Washington to head off US President Donald Trump's threat of potentially catastrophic tariffs ...
15:24 2019-06-07

Netanyahu Scrambles to Form Israeli Government as Deadline Looms Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a last-ditch effort to cobble together a governing coalition before a midnight deadline, while his party advanced a vote to dissolve parliament and call...
14:24 2019-05-29

Auto sector scrambles after Trump threatens Mexican tariffs Global auto and parts manufacturers scrambled on Friday to make contingency plans and look at ways of speeding some deliveries after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on all Mexican i...
01:24 2019-06-01

Pelosi scrambles to tamp down Trump impeachment frenzy in caucus House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her deputies scrambled Wednesday to tamp down calls from the rank-and-file for Congress to launch impeachment proceedings against President Trump, holding a closed-door ...
19:48 2019-05-22

Trump administration scrambles to save citizenship question on census A federal judge in Maryland overseeing one of three lawsuits on the matter gave the administration until 2 p.m. Friday to explain how it intends to proceed....
05:24 2019-07-05

Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets To Intercept Russian, Chinese Planes Japan's military scrambled fighter aircraft to intercept Russian and Chinese planes, it said on Tuesday, including an observation jet at which South Korean forces fired warning shots after it entered....
23:00 2019-07-23

Facebook Scrambles for a Middle Ground on Misleading Video of Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi, the 79-year-old speaker of the House of Representatives, has been a frequent target for President Donald Trump and his political allies. This week, she became the subject of an unusual v...
23:36 2019-05-24

As court deadline nears, Trump scrambles to add citizenship question to U.S. census President Donald Trump on Friday said he may issue an executive order in an effort to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census as his administration faces a Friday afternoon cour...
19:36 2019-07-05

Mnuchin says Trump wants to keep government open as Washington scrambles for budget, debt deal If the Trump administration and Congress fail to reach a spending agreement, the White House will offer to keep the government funded at its current levels for a year, Mnuchin said....
23:24 2019-06-19

South Korea scrambles fighter jets to engage UFO… which turns out to be a bunch of birds Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several decades you know that tensions have been high on the Korean peninsula. The standoff between North Korea and South Korea has seen its s...
19:48 2019-07-01

Shakeup at NASA as space agency scrambles to meet Trump moon mandate William Gerstenmaier, a NASA veteran, was removed Wednesday as head of the agency’s human exploration office, a sudden move that comes as the agency is seeking to restore a human-space-flight program....
03:48 2019-07-11

Four hours of debate scrambles the Democratic presidential field, exposing Joe Biden’s vulnerabilities Candidates who had searched for momentum, including Sen. Kamala D. Harris of California and former San Antonio mayor Julián Castro, rose over two debate sessions....
18:36 2019-06-28

Anthony Joshua’s Upset Loss to Andy Ruiz Scrambles Heavyweight Boxing The heavyweight division was poised for a mainstream comeback with exciting matches among three contenders not named Andy Ruiz Jr., who scored a shocking seventh-round TKO over Joshua on Saturday....
17:36 2019-06-02

MLB roundup: Twins hammer eight HRs in rout The Minnesota Twins slammed eight home runs, including two each by Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop, on their way to a 16-7 rout over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday afternoon in Anaheim, Calif., co...
09:12 2019-05-24

NASA faces a key test of Orion spacecraft, as it scrambles to meet Trump moon mandate Usually, the most dramatic part of human space travel is the liftoff. A controlled explosion of massive amounts of propellant, blasting a rocket off the ground on a pillow of fire and smoke. But that....
00:36 2019-07-02

Where are the hammer, anvil and stirrup? The Weekend quiz From snooker to snow, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What originated in the 1989 document Information Management: A Proposal?2 What form of slang was named from “to talk” in Italian?3 Whic...
12:36 2019-06-01

'I don't think you should launch Libra': US lawmakers hammer Facebook over currency House members challenge company over its plans to protect data and question its goals in latest clash on Capitol HillFacebook once again faced intense questioning from US lawmakers over the future lau...
00:24 2019-07-18

Death penalty sought in hammer attack that killed 4 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana prosecutor is seeking the death penalty against a man accused of killing a woman and three children in a New Orleans suburb with a hammer. Jefferson Parish District Atto...
22:24 2019-06-20

James Metcalf hammer blow sees off Welborn James Metcalf lands tremendous body blow to defeat Jason Welborn. Andy Whittle reports from ringside The post James Metcalf hammer blow sees off Welborn appeared first on Boxing News....
22:24 2019-06-17

Cuomo: GOP will hammer us for illegal immigrants driver’s license law ALBANY — Republicans will try to hammer fellow Democratic lawmakers on the ballot in 2020 for approving a controversial law to provide driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants, Gov. Andrew ...
06:00 2019-06-22

Angels hammer Blue Jays in series opener Shohei Ohtani hit one of three Angels homers in a seven-run second inning, Mike Trout went deep for the 20th time this season, and Los Angeles downed the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 on Monday in the opener...
04:48 2019-06-18

Car Sales June 2019: Tata Motors Registers 27 Per Cent Drop In Sales The cumulative sales in the domestic market for the April 2019 - June 2019 period stood at 36,945 units which is a drop of 30 per cent compared to 52,937 units the company sold in the same period last...
20:48 2019-07-01

Two-Wheeler Sales June 2019: TVS Motor Company Sales Slip 6 Per Cent Two-wheeler sales remain flat in the first quarter of the current financial year, but overall sales of TVS Motor Company in June slipped 6.26 per cent....
20:48 2019-07-01

Car Sales June 2019: Honda Car India Registers 41.4 Per Cent Decline In Sales Honda along with other companies like Tata Motors is optimistic about the future and is looking for any tailwind which can make the sales bounce back....
10:12 2019-07-03

Slowdown In Auto Sales Ahead Of BS6 May Hamper Sales Margins And GST Collection Auto experts say that if sales continue to drop further, the industry may a face problem to sustain margins, given the advent of emission and safety norms which require automakers to hike prices. SIAM...
16:36 2019-07-11

Two-Wheeler Sales May 2019: TVS Sales Dip Marginally With 3.07 Lakh Units Sold Hosur-based TVS Motor Company registered a sale of 307,106 units in May this year, witnessing a marginal drop of 0.9 per cent over 309,865 units sold during the same month last year. The company's......
13:36 2019-06-03

Amazon touts record Prime Day 2019 sales, device sales and provides boost for e-commerce overall Amazon's 48 hour Prime Day sale drove the company's biggest day of new Prime sign-ups. Meanwhile, Adobe Analytics found Prime Day boosted retail sales overall....
17:48 2019-07-17

Automakers post mixed U.S. June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-runni...
19:48 2019-07-02

Automakers post mixed US June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-runni...
04:24 2019-07-03

UPDATE 2-Automakers post mixed U.S. June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-runni...
18:36 2019-07-02

Highlights: EU leaders meet to hammer out deal on climate, top jobs The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navigate the bloc in coming years....
16:48 2019-06-20

In -60 Degrees Siachen, Eggs Don't Break With Hammer: Soldiers Exhibit In a cold, desolate place blasted by icy winds, three men try to defrost frozen eatables - juice boxes, eggs and vegetables - as hard as ice. They smash them with hammers multiple times while talking....
02:48 2019-06-09

Sparks from rancher’s hammer ignited California’s largest wildfire Sparks from a metal hammer used by a rancher trying to plug a wasp’s nest were responsible for igniting the largest wildfire in California history, officials said. The fire was started by accide...
17:48 2019-06-07

Teunissen leads Jumbo-Visma to top of Hammer Stavanger standings "Bora’s Sam Bennett may have put in the most work, but Jumbo-Visma’s Mike Teunissen tactically tallied double bonus points on final ascent of Hammer Climb to seal the opening day victory in Norway …"...
13:12 2019-05-25

California's largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a firefighter and became the largest in state history....
05:12 2019-06-07

California’s largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California that killed a firefighter and became the ...
23:12 2019-06-06

Car Sales June 2019: Sales Of Passenger Vehicles Down By 17.54% June 2019 has marked one full year of stumbling sales in the Indian auto industry. The passenger vehicle (PV) segment has recorded a slump of 17.54 per cent in June 2019 selling 225,732 units against....
16:00 2019-07-10

British woman who killed abusive husband with hammer won't face a retrial A British woman who served almost 10 years in prison for killing her abusive husband with a hammer will not face a retrial, a judge has ruled, after her murder conviction was quashed in February....
21:12 2019-06-07

Women's World Cup: Germany hammer South Africa to secure top spot Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany were out to clinch top spot in Group B. They did so in formidable fashion against a South Africa side that struggled to keep up....
04:24 2019-06-18

Stavanger: Reigning Hammer Series champions feeling the pressure in Norway "Last year’s Tour des Fjords winner Michael Albasini admits Mitchelton-Scott has a target on its back as the start of the 2019 Hammer Series gets underway in Stavanger …"...
17:48 2019-05-25

| Hammer throw world champ Wlodarczyk to skip Doha games Polish Olympic hammer champion Anita Wlodarczyk will not defend her world title later this year after undergoing knee surgery and will target the 2020 Tokyo Games...
01:48 2019-07-17

Tennessee detective, boyfriend arrested after violent incident, allegedly involving a hammer A Tennessee detective has been decommissioned after investigators said she and her boyfriend were arrested following a violent incident between the couple that allegedly involved a hammer....
07:12 2019-07-18

Naked intruder grabs hammer, terrorizes California woman and twin daughters A mother and her two daughters in southern California are still shaken after a man broke into their home early Saturday, took off his clothes and tried to use a hammer to break through a wall where th...
19:12 2019-06-04

FIFA Women's World Cup: Germany hammer South Africa to secure top spot Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany were out to clinch top spot in Group B. They did so in formidable fashion against a South Africa side that struggled to keep up....
15:24 2019-06-19

Quick-Step claim 30th win of season with Hammer Sprint victory in Stavanger "Deceuninck - Quick-Step dominated the Hammer Sprint as Jumbo-Visma maintained their control of the overall leaderboard as the first stop of 2019 Hammer Series continues in Norway …"...
19:00 2019-05-26

British court frees Sally Challen, who killed abusive husband with hammer An abused British woman who was sentenced to life in prison for killing her husband with a hammer walked free Friday after a new sentence was handed down....
19:00 2019-06-07

'Sonic the Hedgehog' release date pushed to 2020 as Paramount scrambles to redesign Sonic On Friday, director Jeff Fowler tweeted that "Sonic the Hedgehog" would not be released until February 14, 2020. The film was previously set to be released in November of this year....
19:00 2019-05-24

Woman accused of leading Texas police on high-speed chase after alleged hammer attack A woman was shot and taken into custody by Texas cops Monday morning after a wild overnight spree during which police say she attacked another woman with a hammer and then led authorities on a dangero...
16:00 2019-06-03

Dems hammer Trump for openness to foreign campaign intel, stay silent on Clinton, DNC outreach Prominent Democrats voiced outrage Wednesday after President Trump admitted he would be willing to listen to political opposition research by foreign actors -- even as they failed to condemn Democrats...
08:36 2019-06-13

Hammer sparks caused California’s largest wildland fire in state history, officials say The 2018 Ranch Fire burned a total of 640 square miles, destroyed nearly 160 homes and killed a firefighter. It all started with sparks from a hammer.        ...
14:12 2019-06-07

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm near its border with China....
19:49 2019-05-31

Car Sales June 2019: Mahindra Auto's Positive Sales Growth Spells Good News For Auto Industry Mahindra's new launches like the XUV300 and Marazzo have helped the company to post positive growth in the time when other major carmakers are struggling with sales....
20:48 2019-07-01

Home Secretary Sajid Javid joins race to become next Tory leader after party dealt hammer blow in European elections Home Secretary Sajid Javid has officially launched his bid to be the next Tory leader by pledging to deliver Brexit after the party suffered its worst ever election defeat....
16:36 2019-05-27

Natalie Portman Will Be Taking Up the Hammer as the Mighty Thor in Thor: Love and Thunder Ever since Jason Aaron’s fantastic run made Jane Foster, the Mighty Lady Thor, one of the most arresting characters in the Marvel Universe, we’ve been wondering: Will the movies follow suit? Read more...
20:48 2019-07-21

Jane Foster will wield the hammer as the female Thor in Thor: Love And Thunder While we were anticipating some of the announcements that came out of the Marvel panel at Comic-Con, the studio managed to sneak a few surprises up its sleeve. With the official confirmation of the fo...
07:48 2019-07-21

'A kennel for dogs': Lawmakers hammer acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan over migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan faces questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.        ...
01:12 2019-07-19

At $8,000, Would You Drop The Hammer on This 1985 Toyota Celica GT-S Drop Top? Summer will be here officially in just a few days, and what better way to celebrate its arrival than in a convertible like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Celica? Let’s find out if its price is worth...
14:36 2019-06-18

Use Chalk to Lift More Weight For months, I struggled with my grip while lifting; I’d find the barbell slipping from my hands during a deadlift, though I often felt like I could lift more. Much of that changed when I began using c...
20:36 2019-06-17

Get a Lift With The Elevator Industry United Technologies and Thyssenkrupp’s plans have put two cornerstones of an attractive capital-goods industry in play for the first time in years, likely opening the door to a deal....
13:24 2019-07-01

Two-Wheeler Sales June 2019: Honda Two-Wheeler's Sales Dip By 16.5% The auto industry downturn affected the second largest two-wheeler manufacturer in India too. Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India registered total sales of 476,364 units, which is 16.58 per cent less......
12:12 2019-07-04

How to Lift the Aisle Armrest on an Airplane Plane seats are small and sometimes getting in and out of them can be a bit of a challenge. If you’re sitting in the meddler window seat, putting up the armrests can make your entrance and exit go a b...
01:24 2019-06-17

Canada and Mexico lift tariffs against US Canada and Mexico both announced Monday they will lift tariffs they placed on the United States last year in retaliation for the Trump administration's effort to pressure them during negotiations for ...
15:36 2019-05-21

Lift Stanley And Play "Gloria" The St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup champions. Say it to yourself, because no one’s ever been able to say it before. Swish it around in your mouth like a sommelier, picking out notes of gratification,...
16:12 2019-06-13

Dealership gifts car to woman after cop gives her a lift A Louisiana woman who walks six miles to her Walmart cashier job now has a car of her own after a Good Samaritan cop gave her a lift one day — and helped make the story public, according to a ne...
00:48 2019-05-25

| Currie Cup ready for lift off this weekend The Currie Cup will kick off in dramatic fashion this weekend as six of the seven participating teams take to the field in the first of nine action-packed weekends of rugby....
22:36 2019-07-11

Mexico beats US to lift 8th Gold Cup Mexico's men's soccer team have won their record eighth Gold Cup by defeating the United States in the final. The loss for the US men came hours after the women's team lifted its second consecutive Wo...
13:24 2019-07-08

Garver, Gonzalez lift Twins over Tigers 6-3 DETROIT (AP) — Mitch Garver homered and had three hits, Marwin Gonzalez matched his career high with four hits and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 Friday night. C.J. Cron and Nelson Cr...
12:36 2019-06-08

Chirinos has RBI in 11th to lift Astros over Orioles 4-3 Robinson Chirinos hit an RBI double with two outs in the 11th to lift the Houston Astros to a 4-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night       ...
07:36 2019-06-08

Strong Returns Lift Pay for Software CEOs Most companies selling software and related services thrived last year, with half delivering a total shareholder return of at least 10.3%. That success translated to their CEOs, who received a median ...
17:12 2019-06-17

US team gets big lift from newcomer in Gold Cup opener ST. PAUL, Minn. — Newcomer Tyler Boyd scored two goals to guide the United States past overmatched Guyana 4-0 to start the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Tuesday night, getting the Americans back on track in th...
09:00 2019-06-19

Consumers Lift Profit at Bank of America U.S. consumers propelled Bank of America’s profit in the latest quarter, though the bank warned it could take a hit from any Federal Reserve rate cuts....
18:12 2019-07-17

Huawei Calls on US to Lift Export Restrictions The chairman of Huawei said Friday the Chinese tech giant has yet to see any benefit from President Donald Trump's promise to allow US companies to sell some components to the company....
18:00 2019-07-12

Adi scores in 84th to lift FC Cincinnati past Fire, 2-1 Allan Cruz scored the quickest goal in expansion FC Cincinnati's MLS history and Fanendo Adi broke a tie in the 83rd to help Cincinnati beat the Chicago Fire 2-1 in a match delayed by nearly an h...
05:48 2019-07-14

Beyoncé will lift your spirit with new song from 'The Lion King' "The Lion King" won't hit theaters for more than a week, but Beyoncé and Disney celebrated the world premiere screening on Tuesday night by releasing a new song from the film that's sure to lift your ...
18:36 2019-07-10

MIT's 'RoboRaise' helps you lift things by studying your muscles It's all well and good having a virtual assistant like Alexa or Siri in your lounge, but they make for a pretty useless robotic companion when it comes to shifting a sofa or getting a heavy box f...
18:24 2019-05-22

Tatis Jr., Hosmer homer to lift Padres to 3-1 win vs Cards SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. and Eric Hosmer hit consecutive home runs in the sixth inning off Michael Wacha and the San Diego Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Friday night for th...
07:12 2019-06-29

Stronger Inflation Data Lift Treasury Yields U.S. government bonds pulled back after new data showed consumer prices rose more than expected in June. The 10-year note’s yield rose to its highest in four weeks....
02:48 2019-07-12

Trade hopes lift S&P to record as tech leads U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, but finished off earlier highs, led by gains in technology stocks on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks and signs of a likely reprieve for Chinese telecom c...
04:36 2019-07-02

Barty has what it takes to lift French Open trophy Ashleigh Barty has all the tools to become the first Australian woman in 46 years to win the French Open title when she faces fearless Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova on Saturday....
04:12 2019-06-08

Garcia secures comeback win to lift Nottingham title France's Caroline Garcia recovered from a set down to beat Croatian Donna Vekic 2-6 7-6(4) 7-6(4) and win her first title of the season at the Nottingham Open grasscourt event on Sunday....
21:24 2019-06-16

With a Lift From Jacob deGrom, the Mets Trounce the Braves DeGrom took a shutout into the ninth inning, and Pete Alonso homered to highlight the first four-hit game of his career as the Mets routed the first-place Atlanta Braves, 10-2....
10:36 2019-06-19

The Latest: Kosovo seeks to lift immunity from UN staffer BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on the tensions between Serbia and Kosovo (all times local): 6:05 p.m. A Kosovo prosecutor says he wants the immunity of a Russian staff member of the United Nations...
18:36 2019-05-29

Spanish judge blocks Madrid council bid to lift car ban A judge on Tuesday blocked an attempt by Madrid's new conservative council to lift restrictions on cars entering the city center, saying the measure should be maintained for now....
17:00 2019-07-16

Bruce hits slam, 2-run HR to lift Phillies over Padres 9-6 Jay Bruce hit a grand slam and a two-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres 9-6 to snap a five-game skid        ...
15:36 2019-06-05

Chandrayaan 2 To Lift Off On July 22, Week After Aborted Launch India's Rs 1,000-crore Chandrayaan 2 moon mission will lift off next Monday at 2:43 pm from Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota, space agency ISRO announced today, days after the launch was called off....
11:12 2019-07-18

Two Heavy-Lift Chinook Helicopters For IAF Reach Gujarat American aerospace major Boeing on Monday announced the arrival of two new heavy-lift Chinook helicopters for the Indian Air Force at the Mundra port in Gujarat....
07:24 2019-07-09

Fed rate cut bets lift stocks, dollar steadies Global stocks rose on Friday as investors firmed up bets on a U.S. interest rate cut at the end of July after a speech by a top Federal Reserve official further cemented expectations for one, fuelling...
11:48 2019-07-19

ECB, Fed rate cut hopes lift stocks, sterling sags Expectations that the European Central Bank and Federal Reserve will cut interest rates boosted stocks globally, while the pound sagged on worries that likely new prime minister Boris Johnson would le...
08:48 2019-07-23

I Replaced the Struts on My Nissan Pao and Got Spoiled By a Lift and Air Tools One of the things my Pao has needed from the day I got it was a new set of front shocks. The ones on the car were totally shot, making all kinds of scary clunking noises and ending every speed bump wi...
17:12 2019-06-11

Freeman, Soroka lift Braves to 4-1 win, sweep of Padres Freddie Freeman hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and All-Star rookie Mike Soroka struck out a career-high nine to win his 10th straight decision for the Atlanta Braves, who beat the San Dieg...
03:36 2019-07-15

Allow Beyoncé to Lift Your "Spirit" With Her New Song From The Lion King Hakuna matata because Beyoncé has gifted us with a new, uplifting anthem. To coincide with the world premiere of The Lion King, Queen Bey--who voices Nala in the Disney......
17:12 2019-07-10

Loyd, Howard lift Storm past Fever 65-61 SEATTLE (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 21 points, including the go-ahead basket with 24.6 seconds left, to lift the Seattle Storm to a 65-61 win over the Indiana Fever on Sunday. Erica Wheeler scored seven...
04:00 2019-06-24

Huawei founder warns U.S. ‘underestimates’ his company as some restrictions lift The Chinese company is still prohibited from buying American-made hardware and software to make new products without further, hard-to-obtain licenses....
14:48 2019-05-21

Trump to lift some restrictions on Huawei as part of China truce Huawei is getting a partial reprieve from the US trade ban. President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have reached a truce that will remove some restrictions on Huawei buying technology from t...
20:36 2019-06-29

Sri Lanka PM Appeals To Global Community To Lift Travel Advisories Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe appealed to the international community to lift travel warnings issued after the Easter bombings, assuring that the security situation has improved in the country......
07:12 2019-05-25

Mezquida scores late to lift Rapids past Crew, 3-2 Nicolás Mezquida scored in the 89th minute to give the Colorado Rapids a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Crew        ...
06:12 2019-05-26

China to Insist U.S. Lift Huawei Ban as Part of Trade Truce Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to present President Trump with a set of terms the U.S. should meet before Beijing is ready to settle a market-rattling trade confrontation, raising questions of whe...
18:48 2019-06-27

New York casino takes first legal sports bets since lift on ban And they’re off! Empire State bettors placed their first wagers on pro sports games Tuesday, as legal sports betting got underway more than a year after it was approved by the Supreme Court. Gamblers ...
21:36 2019-07-16

China to Insist U.S. Lift Huawei Ban as Part of Trade Deal Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to present President Trump with a set of terms the U.S. should meet before Beijing is ready to settle a market-rattling trade confrontation, raising questions of whe...
00:48 2019-06-28

US Unlikely To Lift Pakistan Security Aid Freeze, Hints Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Monday hinted that he is unlikely to lift the freeze of security assistance to Pakistan till the time he is satisfied with Islamabad's actions against terrorist networks....
08:01 2019-07-23

20-Hour Countdown To Moon Mission Starts, Chandrayaan-2 Set For Lift-Off The twenty-hour countdown for the launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission, India's most ambitious space mission yet which aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, began this morning at 6.51 am. The moon......
07:12 2019-07-14

Police in Hungary lift capsized tourist boat from Danube Salvage crews looked for the remaining victims of the Hableany (Mermaid) Danube river cruiser as they brought it to the surface. The boat sank in seconds after it was hit by a larger vessel in May....
15:48 2019-06-11

Classy Spain sink Germany to lift Euro Under-21 Championship • Spain U-21 2-1 Germany U-21• Ruiz and Olmo goals avenge defeat in previous finalSix years ago it was David de Gea, Álvaro Morata and Isco gallivanting round the pitch with the European Under-21 Cham...
04:12 2019-07-01

Wikipedia Asks European Rights Court to Lift Turkey Ban The foundation that runs Wikipedia said Thursday it had filed a lawsuit with the European Court of Human Rights to lift Turkey's two-year block on the website....
14:36 2019-05-24

Rhian Brewster braces for lift-off after helping Liverpool hit Tranmere for six • Tranmere 0-6 Liverpool• Youngster scores twice in traditional friendly at Prenton ParkForty days since becoming champions of Europe for a sixth time, and minus most of the talent that landed the pri...
04:12 2019-07-12

Fed rate cut hopes, Microsoft lift stocks; dollar bounces A gauge of global stocks climbed on Friday as investors expect an aggressively dovish U.S. Federal Reserve at its next meeting and as early returns on earnings season have been better than anticipated...
18:24 2019-07-19

The 2020 Corvette Uses GPS and Hydraulics to Automatically Lift the Car Over Speed Bumps The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette has a lot going for it between the mid-engine configuration, the 495 horsepower V8, the eight-speed dual-clutch transmission, and, of course, the price. But one feature wor...
17:48 2019-07-19

Lift those knees: Babies crawl to the Lithuanian finish line VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — In Lithuania, the rat race of life apparently starts early. Twenty-five babies have taken to the red carpet in Lithuania in a crawling race as their parents, grandparents and...
18:12 2019-06-01

$15 Minimum Wage Would Leave 1.3 Million Jobless, Lift as Many From Poverty Raising the federal pay floor to $15 an hour, as House Democrats have proposed, would cost 1.3 million Americans their jobs but deliver a raise for 17 million workers, a study from the Congressional B...
23:48 2019-07-08

Raising minimum wage to $15 an hour would lift pay for up to 27M but leave 1.3M jobless Doubling U.S. minimum wage to $15 an hour would raise pay for up to 27 million workers and lift 1.3M from poverty but leave 1.3M jobless, CBO says.       ...
23:12 2019-07-08

First Images Of India's Chandrayaan-2, Pragyaan Rover. Lift Off Next Week The first images of Chandrayaan-2 satellite, Indian's ambitious moonshot, are out. The mission to the moon is getting ready for lift off on July 15 from Sriharikota using the country's most powerful.....
17:12 2019-07-07

Retaliatory tariffs were key to getting U.S. to lift steel and aluminum levies: Trudeau Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada's retaliatory tariffs on American goods were key to restoring free access to the U.S. market for Canadian steel and aluminum....
01:48 2019-05-22

Climate fears lift Greens' chances of running Germany A former trampolinist and a children's author have led the Greens to a spectacular comeback in Germany, raising the once-unthinkable prospect of a Green chancellor succeeding Angela Merkel....
15:24 2019-07-18

ECB, Fed rate cut hopes lift global stocks, sterling sags Expectations that the European Central Bank and Federal Reserve will cut interest rates boosted stocks globally, while the pound sagged on worries that likely new prime minister Boris Johnson would le...
10:48 2019-07-23

Masters champion Reed relying on Green Jacket for lift "Defending Masters champion Patrick Reed has used his Green Jacket as a motivational tool since he triumphed at Augusta last year and he does not want to hand it over even if it has not exactly been a...
16:12 2019-05-21

World’s biggest lift irrigation project is flowing in India HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Pumping stations have started lifting river water toward parched land in southern India in what’s said to be the world’s largest such irrigation project. Some of th...
11:36 2019-06-21

Chelsea Gray’s 29 points lift Sparks past Liberty 78-73 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Chelsea Gray scored a career-high 29 points and keyed the Los Angeles Sparks’ rally in the fourth quarter to beat the New York Liberty 78-73 on Tuesday in a school mati...
20:48 2019-06-04

Malawi leader vows to lift economy as protests continue Malawi's economy will grow 5% in 2019, President Peter Mutharika promised on Friday, in a state of the nation address boycotted by the opposition who again clashed with police in more protests against...
02:12 2019-06-22

Trump administration loses bid to lift bar on funds for border wall A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to lift an injunction barring the Trump administration from using $2.5 billion intended for the fight against illegal narcotics to build a wall along the s...
09:36 2019-07-04

Paramount Network does the lift, picks up a Patrick Swayze documentary In just a couple years, the Paramount Network’s I Am documentary series has somehow turned into a long-running franchise, telling stories about Heath Ledger, Paul Walker, Richard Pryor, Chris Farley, ...
02:24 2019-07-10

Salvage crews ready to lift boat sunk in Danube Hungarian salvage crews prepared on Monday to raise the wreck of a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube river in Budapest, killing 26 South Korean tourists and two local crew....
19:36 2019-06-10

Alaphilippe, Pinot shine on Tourmalet to lift home hopes "Julian Alaphilippe hedged his bets when asked about his chances of winning the Tour de France, but together with Thibaut Pinot, he is leading a French renaissance that could deliver a first home titl...
23:36 2019-07-20

Berrettini overpowers Auger-Aliassime to lift Stuttgart title "Italian Matteo Berrettini claimed his first grasscourt title with a 6-4 7-6(11) victory over Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Stuttgart Open final on Sunday."...
21:24 2019-06-16

| Japan look to give ailing Ikee a lift at world champs Japan's swimmers have promised to lift their game at the FINA World Championships to lift the spirits of ailing team-mate Rikako Ikee in her battle with leukaemia....
15:12 2019-07-18

| Japan look to give ailing Ikee a lift at world champsswim Japan's swimmers have promised to lift their game at the world championships to lift the spirits of ailing team-mate Rikako Ikee in her battle with leukaemia....
08:24 2019-07-18

Geek Squad, online shopping lift Best Buy’s second-quarter profits Best Buy forecast second-quarter sales and profit above estimates on Thursday, as more people signed up for the consumer electronics retailer’s subscription-based tech support services and shopped on ...
21:12 2019-05-23

Riske stuns home favourite Bertens to lift title in Rosmalen "American Alison Riske recovered from an opening set bagel and saved five championship points as she stunned home favourite Kiki Bertens 0-6 7-6(3) 7-5 to lift the Open title in Rosmalen on Sunday."...
18:36 2019-06-16

Pro-charter forces make last-ditch Albany plea to lift cap on schools ALBANY — Dozens of charter school advocates from across the five boroughs made a last-ditch plea at the state Capitol building Wednesday, pushing the Legislature to lift a cap that’s blocking more cha...
01:36 2019-06-06

Schumer praises Trump's decision to lift tariffs on Canada and Mexico Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer praised President Trump’s decision to lift tariffs against Mexico and Canada on aluminum and steel, but said there are “still many other issues” that must be resol...
15:36 2019-05-21

Howard, Loyd lift defending champ Storm past Mercury 77-68 EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Natasha Howard had 21 points and 16 rebounds, Jewell Loyd added 17 points and the Seattle Storm opened defensive of their WNBA title with a 77-68 win over the Phoenix Mercury on ...
00:36 2019-05-26

Four bodies found as salvage crews lift capsized Hungarian boat Salvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they slowly lifted the wreck of a boat two weeks after it capsized on the Danube River in Budapest with a group of South Korean tourists on board, off...
09:36 2019-06-11

North Korea hints it will lift nuclear missile test suspension North Korea on Tuesday suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S.-South Korean military drills that the North calls preparation for an ...
16:24 2019-07-16

Tennis: Berrettini overpowers Auger-Aliassime to lift Stuttgart title Italian Matteo Berrettini claimed his first grasscourt title with a 6-4 7-6(11) victory over Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Stuttgart Open final on Sunday....
21:24 2019-06-16

China Importers Seek To Lift Tariffs On US Farm Goods: Reports Chinese importers are applying to their government to lift tariffs on some US agricultural imports, state media reported on Sunday, three weeks after the two sides reached a truce in their trade war....
15:00 2019-07-21

MIDEAST-STOCKS-Financials lift Dubai, most Gulf markets rise Dubai stocks rose on Sunday, lifted by financials and real estate, while other Gulf markets also gained after falling in recent sessions amid concerns about rising geopolitical risk in the region....
11:48 2019-06-30

Cops lift shelter-in-place order after NJ chemical plant fire New Jersey cops ordered East Rutherford residents to shut down their air conditioners and shelter-in-place Thursday amid air contamination fears sparked by a fire at a nearby chemical plant. The blaze...
01:00 2019-07-19

Nikkei rallies as Fed rate cut hopes lift sentiment, cyclical stocks Japan's Nikkei rebounded sharply on Wednesday morning thanks to a rally in U.S. stocks after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signalled a possible rate cut in a boost to riskier assets....
08:24 2019-06-05

On This Day: Jack Dempsey savaged Jess Willard to lift the world heavyweight title On July 4 1919 young Jack Dempsey made a brutal statement against Willard, writes Matt Christie The post On This Day: Jack Dempsey savaged Jess Willard to lift the world heavyweight title appeared fir...
12:12 2019-07-04

New Brunswick Indigenous chiefs left ‘blindsided’ by decision to lift fracking moratorium Premier Blaine Higgs confirmed on Tuesday that his government has quietly passed regulatory changes to permit the method of extracting hydrocarbons to resume in the Sussex area....
23:36 2019-06-05

EMERGING MARKETS-Pension reform prospects lift Brazil's real, stocks Brazil's currency and stocks rose on Thursday after a congressional committee in charge of analyzing the government's pension reform bill approved its main text. The draft bill, which analysts sa...
23:48 2019-07-04

England netball stars determined to lift nation like Lionesses, says Helen Housby England's netballers gathered on one of the opening nights of their pre-World Cup camp to watch their compatriots in the semi-finals of football's big event....
22:36 2019-07-12

MIDEAST STOCKS-Property firms bolster Dubai, oil prices lift Saudi Dubai stocks rose sharply on Wednesday as all real estate shares gained, while banks drove the Saudi market higher amid rising oil prices and after EFG Hermes forecast higher second quarter profit for...
15:36 2019-07-10

Foreign bond buyers lift Mexico peso despite trade threats, downgrades Mexico's peso, which swung wildly in early June after a Fitch downgrade and brief U.S. threat to impose tariffs, has steadied as the country's high interest rates attracted foreign buyers of bonds usi...
05:24 2019-07-06

Nadal reigns supreme to lift historic 12th French Open title "Rafael Nadal secured his 18th Grand Slam title, and 12th at Roland-Garros with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Dominic Thiem in the final of the French Open on Sunday."...
20:36 2019-06-09

China gains, auto sector lift Asian shares, but sentiment fragile Asian shares rose on Tuesday, lifted by gains in China and as auto firms climbed on merger news, but broad uncertainties over trade and economic growth kept investor enthusiasm in check....
09:12 2019-05-28

Cycling - Alaphilippe, Pinot shine on Tour's Tourmalet to lift home hopes Julian Alaphilippe hedged his bets when asked about his chances of winning the Tour de France, but together with Thibaut Pinot, he is leading a French renaissance that could deliver a first home title...
22:12 2019-07-20

Upbeat earnings from Coca-Cola, United Tech lift Wall Street U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, boosted by upbeat earnings and forecasts from Coca-Cola and United Technologies, while a two-year debt ceiling and budget deal between President Donald Trump and Congress ...
19:24 2019-07-23

SIM swap horror story: I've lost decades of data and Google won't lift a finger First they hijacked my T-Mobile service, then they stole my Google and Twitter accounts and charged my bank with a $25,000 Bitcoin purchase. I'm stuck in my own personal Black Mirror episode. Why will...
17:12 2019-06-17

Speculators lift net long U.S. dollar bets in latest week -CFTC, Reuters data Speculators' net long dollar position rose for the first time in seven weeks, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
22:24 2019-07-12

Mauricio Pochettino ready to get Tottenham firing and lift the mood after Champions League heartbreak Defeat in the Champions League Final still weighs heavy on Tottenham and neither Mauricio Pochettino nor Harry Kane attempted to conceal their lingering pain at the start of the club's pre-season tour...
21:24 2019-07-19

Trump order for federal purchases of iron and steel may come too late to lift U.S. metals producers Trump's efforts to shore up U.S. steel industry have widened the gap between companies like U.S. Steel, that use costly legacy blast furnaces, and companies like Nucor, that use cheaper, more efficien...
22:36 2019-07-15

Tennis: American Riske stuns home favorite Bertens to lift title in Rosmalen American Alison Riske recovered from an opening set bagel and saved five championship points as she stunned home favorite Kiki Bertens 0-6 7-6(3) 7-5 to lift the Libema Open title in Rosmalen on Sunda...
17:24 2019-06-16

Liverpool win the Champions League! Reds beat Tottenham 2-0 in Madrid to lift their sixth European Cup Liverpool have won the 2018-19 Champions League after Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi earned the Reds a 2-0 victory over Tottenham in Saturday night's Madrid final....
23:48 2019-06-01

Nikkei rallies as Fed rate cut hopes lift cyclical stocks; Fast Retailing drops Japan's Nikkei rebounded sharply on Wednesday thanks to a rally in U.S. stocks after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signalled a possible rate cut....
09:00 2019-06-05

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly de...
07:01 2019-06-14

Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did. The post Iran’s Khamenei says w...
11:48 2019-06-13

US Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman, Iran Rejects Claims Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran......
09:24 2019-06-14

British claim about Iran trying to stop oil tanker is worthless: Iran foreign minister Britain's claim that Iran tried to stop one of their oil tankers in the Gulf on Wednesday is worthless, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday, according to the semi-official Fa...
08:48 2019-07-11

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sai...
00:12 2019-06-03

Iran observes all U.S. ships in Gulf region: Iran navy chief Iran observes all U.S. ships in the Gulf region and has an archive of images of their daily movements, the head of Iran's navy, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, said on Tuesday, according to the Young J...
12:12 2019-07-23

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It Was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnaissance mission in the Middle East, the latest test ...
04:24 2019-06-21

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran without 'pre-conditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sai...
19:36 2019-06-02

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
00:24 2019-06-21

UPDATE 13-U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion * Attacks occur during Japanese prime minister's Iran trip (Adds details of statement by Iranian mission to United Nations, British foreign secretary)...
03:12 2019-06-14

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents. The post Iran’s U.N. Mission says Ir...
04:01 2019-06-14

Tottenham legend Ledley King on Champions League Final bounce back, Harry Kane injury and new stadium lift For Tottenham, the challenge of how to improve on a rollercoaster 2018/19 campaign looms large as the players prepare to commence pre-season preparations....
09:48 2019-07-03

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency (ILNA)....
09:36 2019-06-21

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
04:24 2019-05-23

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign minister Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday, according to a statement...
22:12 2019-07-13

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international ...
06:00 2019-07-20

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Iran warned the United States on Saturday that any aggression against the Islamic republic would have serious consequences for US interests across the Middle East....
12:00 2019-06-22

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.        ...
00:24 2019-06-21

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group and bomber task force to the region in recent week...
19:00 2019-05-21

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Huckabee....
05:48 2019-06-15

METALS-U.S.-China trade hopes lift base metals prices in Shanghai Base metals futures in Shanghai rose on Wednesday as hopes grew for a resolution to the prolonged U.S.-China trade war after U.S. President Donald Trump said talks would resume later this month after ...
07:24 2019-06-19

Iran is not looking for war with any country: Iran army chief Iran is not looking for war with any country, Iranian army chief Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said on Monday, according to the semi-official Mehr news agency....
11:00 2019-07-08

Iran's Zarif says U.S. should respect Iran if it wants to negotiate: TV Iran will never succumb to U.S. pressure and if Washington wants talks with Tehran it should show respect, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday....
10:36 2019-07-01

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech giant considered a national security threat by......
00:12 2019-06-08

Crude Oil Prices & the Sanctions Effect: It's Not What You Think In October 2018, Iran sanctions led some forecasters to predict crude oil prices of "$200 per barrel." In fact, prices soon FELL by 42 percent. See how we kept subscribers on the right side of this tr...
17:12 2019-05-21

U.S. slaps sanctions on two former Venezuelan officials An ex-Venezuelan electricity minister and another former official at the country's electricity ministry on Thursday were placed under U.S. sanctions for corruption and charged separately for their res...
03:36 2019-06-28

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
22:48 2019-05-21

How Huawei Might Handle the Latest US Sanctions The Trump administration barred US companies from doing business with Huawei, forcing the Chinese firm to find new chips and software for its products....
02:36 2019-05-22

U.S. Sanctions Syrian Businessman Samer Foz, Others The Treasury Department sanctioned a top Syrian businessman and more than a dozen individuals and companies for their alleged financial support of President Bashar al-Assad....
09:00 2019-06-12

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey's foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia for the purchase of the S-400 missile defense system....
13:12 2019-06-14

Iranians say their ‘bones breaking’ under US sanctions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In Iran it’s the average person who feels it the most as the U.S. piles sanction after sanction on the country — the lack of cash from the economic pressure facing Iran’...
09:12 2019-06-24

Greek PM says may seek sanctions against Turkey in gas row Greece and Cyprus will push their EU partners to penalize Turkey, including the possible option of sanctions, if Ankara is verified to have started drilling for gas west of Cyprus, Greek Prime Ministe...
00:00 2019-06-17

U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by international shippers could be subject to U.S. sanct...
03:48 2019-06-07

EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia until 2020 European Union leaders will decide on Thursday to prolong until the end of January 2020 economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine and call on Moscow to help bring to justice those ...
21:48 2019-06-20

How U.S. sanctions over a Russian weapon could rattle Turkey Turkey is on the cusp of facing U.S. sanctions over its decision to buy a Russian S-400 missile defense system, leaving its already soft currency and economy vulnerable and raising questions over its ...
11:36 2019-05-30

U.S. places sanctions on Maduro’s son, Nicolasito, says he is ‘complicit’ Maduro's son has been involved in propaganda and censorship, has profited from Venezuelan mines, and helped pressure the military to keep humanitarian aid out of the country, the Treasury Department s...
04:36 2019-06-29

U.S. sanctions Cuban state-run oil firm over Venezuela The United States has targeted Cuba's state-run company Cubametales as part of its Venezuela-related sanctions, according to a notice posted on the U.S. Treasury Department's website on Wednesday....
16:48 2019-07-03

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business with North Korea....
03:12 2019-06-28

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top officials backing the socialist leader and suspected...
18:24 2019-06-28

U.S. sanctions Chinese company for buying Iranian oil The United States has imposed sanctions on China's state-run oil trading company and its chief executive for dealing in Iranian oil, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said....
13:24 2019-07-23

Despite Turkey's assurances, U.S. still eyes sanctions, F-35 exit The Trump administration still plans to impose sanctions on Turkey and remove it from a critical fighter jet program if the NATO ally acquires Russian air defenses, U.S. officials told Reuters, despit...
07:24 2019-07-03

Here’s How North Korea Gets Luxury Goods Despite Sanctions A new report which maps out how North Korea obtains luxury goods says that the country obtains the items through sophisticated networks, despite sanctions against the country. The report by Washington...
17:12 2019-07-17

Huawei: Billions of customers could be harmed by US sanctions Huawei has said billions of customers around the world could be harmed by US sanctions against the company - as it launched a legal challenge against some of the restrictions....
12:36 2019-05-29

EU leaders prolong economic sanctions against Russia BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have agreed to prolong economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its continued destabilization of Ukraine. The measures targeting Russia̵...
22:24 2019-06-20

Erdogan does not expect U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400 deal President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he did not expect the United States to impose sanctions over Turkey's planned purchase of a Russian missile defense system, but he would retaliate if it did....
17:36 2019-06-20

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan sa...
02:12 2019-07-15

Crude Oil Prices: Rethinking the Sanctions Effect In late 2018, US-imposed sanctions on Iran were supposed to push oil prices to $90, $100, even $200 per barrel. Instead, U.S. crude plummeted 40% to a 17-month low. Elliott wave analysis sets the reco...
17:12 2019-05-21

US sanctions Argentina-based online pharmacy WASHINGTON (AP) — United States is designating the Argentina-based online pharmacy Goldpharma and eight Argentine citizens as significant foreign narcotics traffickers. The Department of the Treasury&...
19:24 2019-05-23

EU readies sanctions on Venezuelan security officials The European Union is readying new sanctions against Venezuelan security forces involved in human rights violations, the bloc's foreign policy chief said on Tuesday, following the death in custody of ...
17:00 2019-07-16

US 'could ease Huawei sanctions' for trade deal US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly told G20 finance ministers that President Donald Trump may ease sanctions on Huawei if he sees progress in trade talks with China....
14:24 2019-06-10

U.S. Sanctions Iraqi Militia Leaders, Former Governors The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi governors in separate cases for alleged human-rights abuses and corruption....
05:24 2019-07-19

A First: US Puts Hezbollah Lawmakers On Sanctions Blacklist The US Treasury placed two Hezbollah members of Lebanon's parliament on its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday -- the first time Washington has taken aim at the Iran-allied group's elected politicians....
05:24 2019-07-10

Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 defenses, the Turkish foreign minister said on Friday, marking the latest step toward a st...
10:48 2019-06-14

Putin says he does not want Russia to impose sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said in televised comments on Tuesday that he did not support a parliamentary call to impose tough economic sanctions on Georgia....
15:48 2019-07-09

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the...
10:00 2019-05-22

Huawei Unit Cuts More Than 600 Jobs Following US Sanctions Chinese telecom giant Huawei said on Tuesday that more than 600 jobs would be lost at a US unit as a result of "curtailment of business operations" caused by Washington's sanctions on the firm and 68....
23:00 2019-07-23

RPT-Despite Turkey's assurances, U.S. still eyes sanctions, F-35 exit The Trump administration still plans to impose sanctions on Turkey and remove it from a critical fighter jet program if the NATO ally acquires Russian air defenses, U.S. officials told Reuters, despit...
13:36 2019-07-03

United States sanctions Iranian 'WMD proliferators' The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned a network of front companies and individuals involved in the procurement of sensitive materials for Iran's nuclear program....
09:00 2019-07-19

'Unjust and unfair': China's Huawei calls on Trump to lift export restrictions Huawei said the Chinese tech giant called on President Donald Trump to remove the company from a security blacklist.       ...
17:48 2019-07-12

Trump administration targets Maduro's son 'Nicolasito' with sanctions The Trump administration turned up the pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by targeting his son Nicolas "Nicolasito" Maduro with sanctions, the U.S. Treasury Department said....
01:24 2019-06-29

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum ...
01:12 2019-06-13

Feds slap sanctions on son of Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro The US on Friday slapped sanctions on Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s son to ratchet up pressure on relatives of top officials backing the socialist leader. The Treasury Department froze any ass...
04:24 2019-06-29

N Korea: US 'hell bent' on hostility and 'obsessed with sanctions' North Korea says the US is "hell bent" on hostile acts and "obsessed with sanctions" – three days after Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un met in what Pyongyang called an "amazing event"....
05:36 2019-07-04

No Sanctions On Turkey "Right Now" Over Russian Weapons Purchase: Trump US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was not considering economic sanctions "right now" on Turkey after its major weapons purchase from Russia....
09:00 2019-07-19

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents, although divisions remain over the ...
20:00 2019-06-15

Expedia Fined $325,000 for Breaching Travel Sanctions to Cuba Expedia Group, the digital travel industry conglomerate has agreed to pay $325,406 to the U.S. government for breaching Cuban travel sanctions between 2011 and 2014. According to a memo released by th...
23:48 2019-06-14

Expedia fined over $300,000 for breaching U.S. sanctions with Cuba tours Expedia was in violation of Cuban Assets Control Regulations, which was put in place in 1963 and regulates the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba.       ...
06:12 2019-06-14

Trump equivocates on whether U.S. government is mulling Turkey sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump was unclear on Thursday over whether his administration was looking at imposing sanctions on Turkey following its purchase of Russian air defense systems, sparking confusio...
22:36 2019-07-18

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new clashes have left scores dead....
18:24 2019-05-31

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisone...
08:24 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey's defence minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the...
10:00 2019-05-22

U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Generals for Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya The State Department announced Tuesday that it has brought sanctions against four Myanmar military generals, including the commander-in-chief, for their roles in ethnic cleansing of the country’...
17:12 2019-07-17

Vladimir Putin: Sanctions hurt Europe more than Russia President Vladimir Putin has fielded a string of complaints from Russian citizens during his annual televised call-in show. Western sanctions and falling incomes have seen the Russian leader's popular...
15:48 2019-06-20

EU threatens Turkey with sanctions over Cyprus drilling: draft The European Union is set to curb contacts and funding for Ankara in retaliation for what it calls Turkey's "illegal" drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus and stands ready to ramp up sanctions further,...
17:48 2019-07-11

Trump says no decision yet on Turkey sanctions over its Russian purchase U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration has not ruled out imposing sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian air defense system....
21:12 2019-07-18

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute goes beyond the weaponry. Differences on Syria and Ir...
00:24 2019-05-25

Russia's Vladimir Putin rejects sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is against imposing sanctions on Georgia despite an escalating row. A prominent Georgian journalist recently went on an expletive-filled tirade against Putin w...
16:12 2019-07-09

Judge sanctions school system for destroying documents ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has sanctioned Virginia’s largest school system for destroying or failing to preserve documents relevant to a lawsuit accusing school officials of ignoring...
00:12 2019-06-29

U.S. imposes sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan officials The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan government officials for allegedly preventing their country's citizens from exercising fundamental freedoms....
02:12 2019-06-22

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent c...
19:36 2019-06-15

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough, U.N. special rapporteur Yanghee Lee said on Thurs...
02:24 2019-07-19

U.S. imposes sanctions on Syrian businessman with ties to Assad The United States on Tuesday slapped sanctions on Syrian businessman Samer Foz and his family, who have close ties to President Bashar al-Assad and who Washington said has made millions by developing ...
19:48 2019-06-11

Russia Sanctions Froze His Fortune. Can the 4th Amendment Unlock It? A Manhattan investor and Trump donor with business ties to the heirs of Prince can’t get access to his money. A lawsuit says it amounts to an unreasonable seizure of property....
21:36 2019-07-01

Trump says he is considering sanctions over Nord Stream 2 natgas pipeline U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project and warned Germany against being dependent on Russia for energy....
19:36 2019-06-12

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass region and Crimea....
17:36 2019-06-05

Turkey will retaliate if U.S. imposes sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey would retaliate against what it called an unacceptable threat of U.S. sanctions over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missile defenses, its foreign minister said on Monday, adding he thinks P...
17:36 2019-07-22

Hezbollah leader: US sanctions offense to Lebanese state The leader of Hezbollah says U.S. sanctions against two lawmakers from his group are an offense to Lebanese state institutions which would need to defend themselves...
02:24 2019-07-13

This Is How Kim Jong-un Circumvents Sanctions to Get the Luxury Cars He Craves The world laughed earlier this year when North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un’s security detail jogged alongside his armored Benz. How he got that Benz through the strict sanctions placed on his country...
06:48 2019-07-17

Russian parliament calls for sanctions on 'unfriendly' Georgia The Russian parliament on Tuesday unanimously backed a resolution urging the government to draw up tough economic sanctions against Georgia, a move that would sharply escalate a political crisis betwe...
15:48 2019-07-09

S. Korea proposes UN probe over Japanese sanctions claims South Korea has proposed an investigation by the United Nations or another international body as it continues to reject Japanese claims that Seoul could not be trusted to faithfully implement sanction...
16:12 2019-07-12

| US imposes sanctions on Syrian mogul for aiding Assad The United States has imposed sanctions on Samer Foz, a Syrian industrialist behind high-end developments, including the Four Seasons hotel in Damascus, for allegedly enriching President Bashar al-Ass...
11:36 2019-06-12

Turkey Says US Will Not Impose Sanctions Over Russian S-400 Missile Deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, after the U.S. president said Turkey had not been......
02:00 2019-06-30

Turkey will retaliate if U.S. imposes sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey will retaliate if the United States imposes sanctions over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday, adding that any such san...
11:24 2019-07-22

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iraqi Militia Leaders and Ex-Governors The Treasury Department cited human rights abuses when announcing the penalties, which are partly tied to the Trump administration’s campaign against Iran....
03:36 2019-07-19

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Brazilian state oil firm Petrobras refuses to provide ...
06:00 2019-07-20

EU agrees to extend economic sanctions on Russia until 2020 European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to prolong until the end of January 2020 economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine, a spokesman for the bloc said....
23:24 2019-06-20

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey: Haberturk U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan wa...
19:24 2019-07-14

US slaps sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's son The US Treasury Department has passed sanctions on Nicolas Ernesto Maduro Guerra for serving his father's "illegitimate regime." The US said it would continue to target members of Maduro's inner circl...
01:48 2019-06-29

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea from declaring that Pyongyang breached the annual li...
06:01 2019-06-19

US sanctions on Cuba could hurt Spanish hotel operators The Trump administration is imposing tougher sanctions on Cuba, a move that could have serious consequences for Spanish hotel chains operating on the island. How will it affect locals who work in the ...
23:24 2019-06-01

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nations, Russia and China that ...
20:48 2019-05-30

Iran claims arrest of 17 CIA spies; Pompeo: Iran has 'long history of lying' Iran claims its authorities arrested 17 spies recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the Middle East nation's nuclear and military sites.        ...
16:36 2019-07-22

U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two members of Lebanon's Parliament The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliament and a security official responsible for coordinat...
22:12 2019-07-09

U.S. imposes sanctions on Argentina-based online pharmacies for opioids The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday placed sanctions on Goldpharma, an Argentina-based network of online pharmacies that it said contributed to the opioid crisis by selling clandestinely produced...
22:12 2019-05-23

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, after more than two decades of operation in the imp...
15:48 2019-06-13

As sanctions bite in Cuba, the U.S. — once a driver of hope — is now a source of pain New Trump administration restrictions, aimed at punishing Havana for supporting Venezuela’s president, are contributing to the island’s worst economic crisis in years....
01:36 2019-06-24

Concern deepens in Turkey over U.S. sanctions for Russia missile system The looming threat of U.S. sanctions and a wider rupture with Western allies over Turkey's purchase of Russian air defenses is raising concern in Ankara, two Turkish officials said, despite public ins...
19:48 2019-05-31

United States sanctions Chinese company for buying Iranian oil The United States imposed sanctions on China's state-run oil trading company and its chief executive for dealing in Iranian oil, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said....
11:24 2019-07-23

U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two Lebanon Parliament members The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliament and a security official responsible for coordinat...
23:24 2019-07-09

Huawei expected to face major implications following recent sanctions In a recent address by the currently residing Trump administration, US government has added Huawei (world’s 2nd largest smartphone manufacturer) to their ‘entity list’. This is ba...
14:48 2019-05-23

Squeezed by sanctions, Venezuela sells oil to tiny Turkish firm With U.S. sanctions blocking Venezuela from selling oil to the United States, state-owned energy firm PDVSA has turned to several little-known buyers that include a tiny Turkish company with no refine...
21:24 2019-07-08

Russian parliament urges government to impose sanctions on Georgia The Russian parliament on Tuesday unanimously backed a resolution urging the government to impose tough economic sanctions on Georgia over what it called the country's unfriendly actions towards Mosco...
13:24 2019-07-09

Atlanta prosecutors accuse Iranian scientist of violating US sanctions Professor accused of conspiring and attempting to export biological materials from the US to Iran without authorizationAn Iranian scientist coming to the US for a prestigious visiting scientist positi...
17:12 2019-07-07

Iranian Americans call for regime change, sanctions in D.C. protest Thousands of Iranian Americans rallied outside the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., on Friday to push for a regime change and increased sanctions on Tehran....
01:36 2019-06-22

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that ...
17:24 2019-05-29

US imposes sanctions on Myanmar's military leaders over Rohingya abuses Steps are the strongest the country has taken in response to massacres of minority Rohingya in 2017Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has announced sanctions on the Myanmar military’s commander-i...
06:00 2019-07-17

Erdogan says he does not expect U.S. sanctions after Russian missile defense purchase The U.S. has strongly objected to Turkey’s purchase of the Russian system, but the Turkish president tells foreign journalists that it’s a done deal. ...
19:48 2019-06-20

Turkey prepares to buy Russian air defense system; U.S. considers sanctions The United States is considering economic and military sanctions against Turkey if it proceeds with buying a Russian air defense system, officials said....
02:00 2019-06-20

Shortages plague Cuba as U.S. sanctions sharpen economic woes Israel Hidalgo and his wife left home around 7:30 a.m. to reach a supermarket across Havana because they heard it might be selling chicken, a staple of the Cuban diet increasingly scarce on the shorta...
02:36 2019-05-28

US sanctions Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing' The sanctions represent the strongest step that the US has taken in response to massacres in Myanmar. Recent reports have pointed to the military's role in enabling violence against the minority Musli...
07:36 2019-07-17

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy, who reports to the Human Rights...
21:00 2019-05-21

Law schools will face tougher sanctions if too many graduates fail bar exam Law schools could get their American Bar Association accreditation revoked if 75% of graduates who take the bar exam don't pass within two years.        ...
22:12 2019-05-21

Oil tanker bound for Syria seized in Gibraltar for sanctions-busting British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West an...
15:12 2019-07-04

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar commander in chief over Rohingya abuses The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on Myanmar's military Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other military leaders over extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Muslims....
00:00 2019-07-17

Indian firms supplying US tech to Huawei may face US sanctions -ET Indian companies supplying U.S.-made technology components to Chinese telecom firm Huawei Technologies may face penalties under U.S. regulations, the Economic Times reported https://economictimes.indi...
08:48 2019-07-04

U.S. hits four Venezuelan military officers with sanctions after captain's death The United States on Friday stepped up its response following the death of a Venezuelan navy captain, sanctioning four top officials in Venezuela's military counterintelligence agency, the U.S. Treasu...
20:48 2019-07-19

India Criticises Lack Of Transparency In UNSC Sanctions Committees India has strongly criticised the lack of transparency in the functioning of the UN Security Council's Sanctions Committee which took over a decade to blacklist Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief.....
11:36 2019-06-07

UPDATE 2-Bourse sanctions loom as EU-Swiss talks stall Swiss bourses face losing direct access to EU investors from July 1, as the European Commission reported on Tuesday that talks with Bern over a new partnership treaty had failed to progress....
15:48 2019-06-18

PM Modi Sanctions Rs 2 Lakh For Families Of Himachal Bus Accident Victims Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sanctioned an ex-gratia of Rs two lakh each for the families of those killed in the Banjar bus accident, an official spokesperson said Wednesday....
21:24 2019-07-03

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against Russia. Saxony state Gov. Michael Kretschmer, a mem...
20:24 2019-06-08

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and ...
19:24 2019-07-12

EU agrees to extend Russia economic sanctions for six months: spokesman European Union leaders unanimously agreed to extend sanctions against Russia for another six months because Moscow is not implementing the peace agreements for Ukraine, a spokesman said on Thursday....
21:48 2019-06-20

UPDATE 2-Nigeria orders banks to lend or face sanctions Nigeria's central bank will try to force banks to lend more or face higher cash reserve requirements, part of a series of measures aimed at reviving an economy stuck with low growth....
19:36 2019-07-05

US Imposes Sanctions On Myanmar Military Leaders Over Rohingya Abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya......
13:36 2019-07-17

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place....
18:12 2019-06-03

Turkey Receives Russian Missile System, Risking U.S. Sanctions The Turkish government said it had begun receiving a new air-defense missile system from Russia, potentially exposing President Erdogan’s country to U.S. sanctions and testing its position in NATO....
13:36 2019-07-12

North Korea has more than sanctions to overcome for foreign investment: report A historic visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping this week may have bolstered Kim Jong Un's hopes that economic relief may be coming soon, but a new report reveals North Korea's road to international ...
08:01 2019-06-21

Putin Blames Sanctions, Energy Prices for Declining Incomes Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed international sanctions and falling energy prices for declining incomes that have led to a drop in living standards for average Russians and caused mounting soc...
07:24 2019-06-21

Businessman Joined Plot to Oust Maduro---and Escape U.S. Sanctions Raul Gorrín allegedly helped enrich senior Venezuelan officials by laundering billions of dollars for them. But after the U.S. imposed sanctions on him and other and regime figures, he sought a way ou...
15:00 2019-05-27

U.N. official: Sanctions are harming ordinary North Koreans, should be eased A United Nations human rights official said sanctions are harming the lives of ordinary North Korean citizens and called for economic cooperation projects....
14:00 2019-06-21

US energy secretary: Sanctions bill on Nord Stream 2 coming soon United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved in the Nord Stream 2 project would come in the "not too distant futur...
18:12 2019-05-21

Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal U.S. President Donald Trump said there will be no U.S. sanctions imposed on Turkey over its decision to purchase Russian missile defence systems, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, hou...
14:12 2019-06-29

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey after U.S. warns of sanctions The first shipment of Russia’s S-400 air defense missile system arrived at an air base near Ankara, Turkey Friday, the country's defense ministry said....
19:24 2019-07-12

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar military leaders over Rohingya abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Mus...
13:00 2019-07-17

White House invites GOP senators to meeting on potential sanctions against Turkey Trump has said the United States will cancel the purchase of F-35 fighter jets by Turkey after it acquired a Russian antimissile defense system. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday....
05:12 2019-07-20

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work with Pyongyang to skirt existing restrictions....
05:24 2019-06-28

Turkey sees improvement in S-400, F-35 talks with U.S., but preparing for potential sanctions - minister Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said he sees an improvement in talks with the United States over the purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems and U.S. F-35 fighter jets, but added that Ankara wa...
10:00 2019-05-22

Cuba announces rationing of food and hygiene products amid US sanctions Cuba announced new rationing of food and basic cleaning and hygiene products as the communist-run island grapples with increased US sanctions and the economic crisis affecting its close ally Venezuela...
17:24 2019-05-21

U.S. Treasury sanctions Hezbollah operative over 1994 Buenos Aires attack The U.S. Treasury on Friday placed sanctions on a senior Hezbollah operative it said coordinated the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires....
17:24 2019-07-19

Even for a limited nuclear deal, North Korea may settle for nothing less than sanctions relief A new public broadside by North Korean officials against U.S.-backed sanctions highlights the tough road ahead as negotiators prepare for talks in the wake of Sunday's meeting between U.S. President D...
10:48 2019-07-04

Xi Jinping Urged Trump To "Show Flexibility" Over North Korea Sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to "show flexibility" towards North Korea, including the "timely" easing of sanctions, at the G20 summit last week, China's foreign......
11:12 2019-07-02

Russia sanctions debate deepens Germany's east-west divide State premiers in eastern Germany want to end crippling sanctions against Russia. With the far-right Alternative for Germany gaining ground in the east, that position has more to do with politics than...
01:00 2019-06-12

US, allies accuse North Korea of violating UN sanctions on refined petroleum The U.S. is accusing North Korea of breaching U.N. sanctions on the import of refined petroleum via illegal ship-to-ship transfers -- a move that marks a contrast to the warmer rhetoric directed at th...
20:48 2019-06-13

UPDATE 3-Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, after the U.S. president said Turkey had not been tre...
14:12 2019-06-29

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that drew Tehran's fury and could escalat...
20:36 2019-07-04

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make sarin gas — a nerve agent repeatedly used in Syria'...
21:00 2019-06-27

Oil outlook sours as sanctions, global tensions fail to bring out bulls Sentiment in the oil market has shifted dramatically in recent days, with hedge funds, producers and traders all taking a more bearish tack in response to what they see as weakness in worldwide demand...
09:00 2019-07-22

Trump Says He'll Relax Sanctions on Huawei as Part of Trade Talks With China Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, met during the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan and reached a “cease-fire” in the ongoing U.S.-China trade war that will “remove some curbs on H...
21:48 2019-06-29

Turkey's Erdogan: 'Trump assured no sanctions over Russia S-400 missile deal' President Tayyip Erdogan said the delivery of Russian missile defense system would begin in the first half of July. The US previously warned that Turkey would be sanctioned if it went forward with the...
15:00 2019-06-29

Nord Stream 2 builders forge on with gas pipeline despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more seriou...
22:12 2019-06-13

Huawei suggests US sanctions are no big deal, as its 'core technologies' remain intact Huawei has been in the news for the last few days like never before, but unfortunately for the Chinese tech behemoth, the latest headlines are not directly related to the company's booming global smar...
16:12 2019-05-21

Harvard Sanctions Star Economist Fryer for Sexual-Harassment Violations Harvard University placed famed economist Roland Fryer Jr. on a two-year administrative leave after determining he had violated the school’s sexual-harassment policy by engaging in inappropriate behav...
21:12 2019-07-10

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes, president of the Nicaraguan National Assembly....
02:36 2019-06-22