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Trump calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea missile

Trump calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea missile

Monitoring Desk President Donald Trump called for tougher sanctions against North Korea after it test-fired a ballistic missile on Sunday in an apparent attempt to test the South’s new liberal president and the US. “Let this latest provocation serve as a call for all nations to implement far stronger sanctions against North Korea,” the White […]

Trump administration weighing broad sanctions on North Korea: US official

Trump administration weighing broad sanctions on North Korea: US official

Trump administration weighing broad sanctions on North Korea: US official REUTERS The Trump administration is considering sweeping sanctions aimed at cutting North Korea off from the global financial system as part of a broad review of measures to counter Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile threat, a senior US official said on Monday. The sanctions would be […]

Turkey targets Dutch with diplomatic sanctions as ‘Nazi’ row escalates

Turkey targets Dutch with diplomatic sanctions as ‘Nazi’ row escalates

Turkey targets Dutch with diplomatic sanctions as ‘Nazi’ row escalates By Agency ANKARA: Turkey said on Monday it would suspend high-level diplomatic relations with the Netherlands after Dutch authorities prevented its ministers from speaking at rallies of expatriate Turks, deepening the row between the two NATO allies. The sanctions – which include a ban on the Dutch […]

UN lifts sanctions on Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar

UN lifts sanctions on Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar

The United Nations Security Council on Friday dropped sanctions against Afghan strongman Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, potentially paving the way for the notorious warlord to return openly to Afghanistan. The Afghan government requested the move as part of a peace deal with Hekmatyar and his militant group, Hezb-i-Islami, in September. The deal was criticized by some Afghans […]

Trump says he may scrap Russia sanctions

Trump says he may scrap Russia sanctions

WASHINGTON (Yes News) – President-elect Donald Trump has hinted that he may lift sanctions on Russia and won’t stand by the “One China” policy unless Beijing improves its currency and trade practices. Trump told The Wall Street Journal in an interview published Friday that he would keep intact “at least for a period of time” […]

US sanctions companies, people over Russia actions in Ukraine

US sanctions companies, people over Russia actions in Ukraine

The United States on Tuesday targeted more Russian businessmen and companies over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the conflict in Ukraine, slapping them with US sanctions in a move Moscow criticized as hostile. The measures come a month before US President Barack Obama hands over power to President-elect Donald Trump, who has praised Russian President […]