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China vows to respond after US Xinjiang sanctions passed

December 17, 2021 7:06 pm

The law is the latest in a series of intensifying US penalties over China's alleged systemic and widespread abuse of ethnic and religious minorities in the western region, especially Xinjiang's predominantly Muslim Uyghurs.

US sanctions on Iran have no bearing on India's Chabahar port project: Govt

December 10, 2021 2:43 pm

Replying to a question from BSP member Ritesh Pandey, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar clarified that US sanctions are "not relevant" to India's Chabahar port project in Iran "at all".

U.S. imposes sanctions on children of Myanmar military leader, companies

March 11, 2021 10:13 am

Wednesday's move - the latest in a series of punitive actions taken by Washington against Myanmar's military over the coup - essentially freezes any U.S. assets of those blacklisted and generally bars Americans from dealing with them.

Iran says Beirut blast should not be politicised

August 10, 2020 1:27 pm

Asked about the visit, Mousavi said: "Some countries have been trying to politicise this blast for their own interests."

Beijing's HK office says US sanctions "clowning actions" as tensions escalate

August 08, 2020 2:16 pm

The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on Luo Huining, the head of China’s Liaison Office, as well as Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam and other current and former officials that Washington accuses of curtailing political freedoms in the global financial hub.

No objection to Europe sending medical supplies to Iran: Trump

April 09, 2020 11:29 am

The Trump administration has imposed one of the toughest economic sanctions on Iran alleging that it is going ahead with its nuclear ambition and it is supporting terrorist organisations to destabilise the Middle east.

Iran's efforts to contain coronavirus severely obstructed due to 'illegal US sanctions': Foreign Minister Zarif

March 15, 2020 11:10 am

In a letter addressed to the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Zarif urged the United Nations to disregard the US sanctions and pressed that they are lifted.

Sanctioned by US, Venezuela doubles Euro supplies to its banks

November 15, 2019 5:29 pm

The increased distribution of euros comes because the OPEC nation is receiving them for more of its crude and gold exports in the wake of sanctions, rather than dollars, according to three of the sources, one close to Maduro.

Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey as Syria conflict intensifies

October 15, 2019 7:52 am

Trump, under mounting political pressure to retreat from his earlier suggestions that the United States should remain uninvolved, also said he was halting negotiations over a $100 billion trade deal and doubling tariffs on imports of Turkish steel.

Cuba says facing acute fuel shortage due to US sanctions

September 12, 2019 9:25 am

The Trump administration has tightened the decades-old embargo on Cuba in what it says is an attempt to get the Communist government to reform and drop support for Venezuela's embattled socialist President Nicolas Maduro.