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Nov 28, 2018
US senators ask White House to check whether ZTE violated US sanctionsZTE, this year paid $1bn to the US govt in relation to sanctioned business in Iran and North Korea.
Oct 12, 2018
India slips to sixth position in global RTI rating; failure to protect officials who provide information biggest challengeAfter making its debut at number 2 in 2011 in the global index on Right to Information, the year the global RTI agency was launched, India has slipped four positions in the last seven years, to settle at number at 6
Oct 04, 2018
US national security advisor calls Iran 'rogue regime', accuses Tehran of being 'central banker' of international terrorismUS National Security Advisor John Bolton's statement came in response to Iran's foreign minister Javad Zarif recent remarks terming the US an "outlaw regime".
Sep 26, 2018
India considers reducing crude oil imports, relying on stockpile after traders forecast prices to rise to $100 a barrelThe soaring crude oil prices are occurring at the same time emerging market currencies, such as India's rupee, are under pressure. That combination means Indian crude imports are 47 percent more expensive this year in rupee terms.
Sep 22, 2018
China cancels trade talks with United States as threats of tariffs escalate, says reportThe United States is optimistic about finding a way forward in its trade dispute with China, but it does not have a date scheduled for further talks as it assesses Beijing’s response to the latest round of tariffs, a senior White House official said on Friday.
Sep 21, 2018
US sanctions China for buying Russia war planes and missiles; says move meant to target Moscow's 'malign activities'The US' sanctions on China are related to China's purchase of 10 SU-35 combat aircraft in 2017 and S-400 surface-to-air missile system-related equipment from Rosoboronexport, Russia’s main arms exporter.
Sep 12, 2018
Donald Trump okays sanctions against foreigners who meddle in US elections; aides keen to underline that 'it's something he cares deeply about'US president Donald Trump is signing an executive order authorizing sanctions against foreigners who meddle in U.S. elections. Trump has drawn widespread criticism for not taking threats to the U.S. electoral system seriously enough, particularly Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race.
Aug 07, 2018
US reimposes tough sanctions against Iran, begins first round targeting country's access to US banknotes and key industriesThe unilateral withdrawal came despite other parties to the agreement — Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the EU — pleading with Trump not to abandon the pact aimed at blocking Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon,
Jul 23, 2018
US defence secretary Jim Mattis seeks waiver on nations buying arms from Russia, does not mention IndiaUS Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has sought waivers from sanctions on some countries making a transition from their military dependence on Russia
Jul 21, 2018
US defence secretary Jim Mattis seeks waivers from sanctions for countries buying military gear from RussiaUS defence secretary Jim Mattis on Friday spoke in support of waivers for sanctions being imposed against nations buying military gear from Russia.