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EU renews Venezuela sanctions for a year

EU renews Venezuela sanctions for a year

The European Union renewed sanctions targeting the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro for a further year on Monday, in an effort to encourage a democratic resolution ...

Zimbabweans stage mass protest against Western sanctions

Zimbabweans stage mass protest against Western sanctions

Zimbabweans staged a mass government-orchestrated protest on Friday against sanctions imposed by the US and the European Union during the despotic rule of late ex-leader Robert Mugabe.

US tightens sanctions on Putin ally linked to election tampering

US tightens sanctions on Putin ally linked to election tampering

The United States tightened sanctions on Monday against an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin previously accused of trying to meddle in the 2016 presidential election ...

EU ready to impose more sanctions on Venezuela, to hold donor conference

EU ready to impose more sanctions on Venezuela, to hold donor conference

The European Union warned on Friday it was ready to impose new economic sanctions on the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to hasten change ...

Trump says he would be disappointed if North Korea resumed testing

Trump says he would be disappointed if North Korea resumed testing

US President Donald Trump said on Friday he would be disappointed if North Korea were to resume weapons testing and reiterated his belief in his good relationship with its leader, Kim Jong Un, despite the collapse of a summit with him last week.

EU begins process to hit Cambodia with trade sanctions

EU begins process to hit Cambodia with trade sanctions

The European Union started an 18-month process on Monday that could lead to the suspension of Cambodia's duty-free trade access over its record on human rights and democracy.

Russia slams 'illegal' US sanctions on Venezuelan oil

Russia slams 'illegal' US sanctions on Venezuelan oil

Moscow on Tuesday condemned as "illegal" sanctions announced by Washington against Venezuela's state oil company and aimed at crippling embattled President Nicolas Maduro's power base.

MbS has to be dealt with for Khashoggi murder: US senator

MbS has to be dealt with for Khashoggi murder: US senator

A key US senator Saturday said the Saudi crown prince was responsible for Jamal Khashoggi's murder and must be "dealt with", as he threatened new sanctions.

US warns German firms of possible sanctions over Russia pipeline

US warns German firms of possible sanctions over Russia pipeline

The US ambassador to Germany has warned companies involved in the construction of the Russian-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that they could face sanctions if they stick to the project ...

Russian delegation to attend Davos conference despite sanctions spat

Russian delegation to attend Davos conference despite sanctions spat

A high-level Russian delegation will attend the World Economic Forum in Davos in January, the organizers announced Sunday after Moscow had threatened to boycott the event because of US sanctions.

Italy PM 'confident' Rome can avoid EU sanctions over budget

Italy PM 'confident' Rome can avoid EU sanctions over budget

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he was ‘confident’ Rome could avoid unprecedented EU sanctions over its big-spending budget, rejected by Brussels, following talks with European Commission ...

North Korea says 'no way' it will disarm without trust in US

North Korea says 'no way' it will disarm without trust in US

North Korea's foreign minister on Saturday told the United Nations there was "no way" that his country would disarm first as long as the United States continued to push for tough enforcement of sanctions against Pyongyang.