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| 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 enr...

| US imposes sanctions on Syrian mogul for aiding Assad

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Syrian government documents show reach of Assad's agencies A Washington-based Syrian watchdog says thousands of documents collected from abandoned Syrian government offices reveal the reach of President Bashar...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Syrian hospitals bombed by Assad, Russian troops after coordinates were shared with the UN Over the past two weeks, Syrian and Russian warplanes have hammered the last remaining rebel-held bastion in Syria’s north – killing dozens and prompt...
07:32, 05/11/2019

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monito...
17:16, 06/02/2019

Assad niece forfeits £25k of Syrian regime cash held in London bank account A niece of Syria's president Assad today agreed to forfeit thousands of pounds held in a London bank account after a court heard it was Syrian regime ...
07:00, 05/21/2019

EU extends sanctions against Assad's Syria regime for a year The European Union is prolonging sanctions against the Syrian regime of President Bashar Assad for a year due to its continued crackdown against civil...
10:16, 05/17/2019

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 Petrochem...
23:48, 06/07/2019

U.S. imposes Venezuela-related sanctions on two companies, two tankers The United States on Friday blacklisted two new shipping companies and two oil tanker ships for shipping oil from Venezuela to Cuba, the Treasury Depa...
11:32, 05/10/2019

Trump administration imposes new sanctions on Iran's industrial metals President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new U.S. sanctions targeting Iran's revenue from export of industrial metals and threatened further action...
14:16, 05/08/2019

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 t...
11:16, 05/23/2019

U.S. imposes drug-related sanctions on Mexican judge, former governor The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on 11 Mexicans, including a judge and a former governor, over their involvement with drug trafficking or...
10:16, 05/17/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran Metals, Tehran Eases Nuclear Deal Compliance U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Iran, targeting revenue from its exports of industrial metals, the latest salvo in t...
17:32, 05/08/2019

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 Pre...
23:48, 06/11/2019

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed ass...
14:16, 05/25/2019

Canadian man gets 26 years for aiding in murder of US troops in Iraq A Canadian man who aided in the 2009 murder of five American soldiers in Iraq was sentenced to 26 years in jail by a Brooklyn federal judge Tuesday — ...
20:48, 06/18/2019

Drug-filled rivers aiding resistance to antibiotics From the Thames to the Tigris, many of the world's largest rivers are hosts of antibiotic waste, according to a global study by researchers from the U...
07:48, 05/28/2019

New Jersey man tried aiding Hamas, threatened to bomb Trump Tower, feds say A New Jersey man allegedly sought to help the terror group Hamas and threatened to bomb Trump Tower in New York City as well as "shoot everybody" at a...
00:32, 05/23/2019

Kamala Harris to introduce legislation aimed at aiding public defenders Sen. Kamala Harris, who spent her entire legal career as a prosecutor, will introduce legislation Wednesday aimed at helping the other side of the leg...
06:16, 05/08/2019

Why Hollywood can’t resist an evil rock mogul Rocketman and Bohemian Rhapsody positioned the manager as the villain – but were they really that bad?Since both Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman have ...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Aiding 'organized crime': India alleges 22 audit violations by Deloitte, KPMG arm in fraud case India detected at least 22 violations of auditing standards by Deloitte Haskins & Sells and a KPMG affiliate while investigating a fraud at a financia...
09:48, 06/13/2019

Trump pardons ex-media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of ju...
21:32, 05/15/2019

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
09:48, 05/22/2019

U.S. warns Assad against using chemical weapons The U.S. State Department warned the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria that its military operations were being closely watched, specifically concerning ...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Conrad Black: Trump pardons ex-media mogul convicted of fraud Black was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent more than three years in prisonDonald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardo...
20:16, 05/15/2019

Real-estate mogul eyeing French eatery for his luxury skyscraper [caption id="attachment_13847160" align="alignnone" width="662"] Chef Alain Verzeroli[/caption] Aby Rosen hasn’t always had an easy time pairing fancy...
20:32, 05/19/2019

Philip Green, U.K. Fashion Mogul, Charged With Assault in U.S. in Groping Case The Top Shop owner faces four counts of misdemeanor assault in Arizona after a Pilates instructor accused him of unwanted groping and sexually inappro...
09:00, 06/01/2019

R.N.C. Accepts Money From Steve Wynn, Mogul Accused of Sexual Misconduct The billionaire former casino mogul recently gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Republican National Committee, and was spotted at a Trump re...
15:32, 05/19/2019

Trump pardons 2, including former Canadian media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump issued two pardons on Wednesday, including a former newspaper publisher who authored a book last year that spoke highly of the ...
06:00, 05/16/2019

Trump Pardons Rich Media Mogul Who Wrote a Nice Book About Him President Trump has pardoned Conrad Black, a friend and former media mogul who was convicted of fraud and obstruction of justice in 2007 and served th...
22:32, 05/15/2019

‘Rabid’ real estate mogul bit ex-business partner’s calf: suit This mogul was a real wolf of Wall Street — chomping down on his ex-business partner’s finger and leg “like a rabid dog,” a new lawsuit alleges. Durin...
20:32, 05/09/2019

Hunting Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe ...
07:16, 05/21/2019

Donald Trump Pardons Disgraced Media Mogul Conrad Black: White House President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned disgraced media mogul Conrad Black, who served more than three years in prison in the US for fraud and ob...
20:16, 05/15/2019

Trump envoy: ISIS ‘quite active’ in Assad-controlled Syria Islamic State terrorists are “quite active” in the Syrian territory beyond the reach of the U.S.-led coalition that dismantled the self-proclaimed cal...
01:32, 05/23/2019

Q&A: Syria's Assad sets sights on Idlib, the final showdown? After eight months of relative calm, Syria's northwestern province of Idlib is once again a theater for bloody military operations: heavy bombardment,...
01:00, 05/10/2019

London Bridge attack inquest: Paramedics 'kept back from aiding victims by gun police' Paramedics accused of not rushing to the aid of London Bridge terror attack victims were following the orders of armed police, the Old Bailey inquest ...
07:49, 06/17/2019

Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee’s former manager, Keya Morgan, arrested on elder abuse charge _____ The former manager of late Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, whose legacy of superheroes was believed to be worth more than $50 million, was arreste...
21:16, 05/26/2019

Exclusive: Idlib government chief urges defense against Assad attack Russian-backed Syrian government forces will be able to advance all the way to the Turkish border if they pierce rebel defenses in the northwest, a to...
08:32, 05/27/2019

Inside Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons: How al-Assad Crushed Dissent Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have been locked away in filthy prisons where thousands were tortured to death — and the pace of arrests and executio...
03:16, 05/11/2019

Assad demolishes refugee homes to tighten grip on rebel strongholds As the civil war wanes, the government is blowing up properties in areas it claims were opposition heartlandsAmjad Farekh’s shops had survived Syria’s...
14:48, 06/08/2019

'Idlib is a bargaining chip': civilians brace as Assad air assault escalates Renewed regime attacks have killed hundreds in the Syrian opposition’s last strongholdInstead of looking forward to the pre-dawn Ramadan meal of suhoo...
03:16, 05/23/2019

‘Brute, Naked Fear.’ How Bashar Assad Is Using His Family’s Old Tactics to Regain His Grip on Syria In August 2014, weeks after rigged elections returned Syrian President Bashar Assad a mandate to continue holding the office he had inherited from his...
11:48, 05/29/2019

GM would be hit hardest if Trump imposes tariffs on Mexico General Motors stands to lose the more than Ford Motor Co. or Fiat Chrysler Automobiles if President Trump's tweets on tariffs and trade take for...
18:00, 05/31/2019

Mexico says would be disastrous if Trump imposes new tariffs Mexico's deputy foreign minister for North America, Jesus Seade, said on Thursday that it would be disastrous if U.S. President Donald Trump goes thro...
23:48, 05/30/2019

Beijing warns of countermeasures if U.S. imposes new tariffs China will retaliate if the United States follows through with plans to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods later this week, Beijing said ...
17:32, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 4-Sri Lanka imposes new curfew as mosques attacked Sri Lanka widened a curfew on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist milita...
05:48, 05/13/2019

India Imposes Higher Customs Duty On 28 US Products India on Saturday announced a hike in customs duties on as many as 28 US products, including almond, pulses and walnut, in response to higher tariffs ...
15:48, 06/15/2019

Mexico ready to retaliate if U.S. imposes tariffs: minister Mexico will be ready to retaliate in kind if the U.S. government imposes tariffs on Mexican exports to the United States, Mexican Economy Minister Gra...
23:32, 06/14/2019

RBI Imposes Rs 2 Crore Fine On Kotak Mahindra Bank The RBI said it decided to impose a penalty after reviewing the bank's reply to a notice seeking an explanation about why it had not complied with reg...
02:00, 06/08/2019

US imposes new Cuba travel restrictions including ban on cruises Trump administration says ‘group educational travel’ and cruise ships will no longer be ways for US citizens to visit CubaThe Trump administration has...
17:48, 06/04/2019

US imposes increased tariffs on Chinese goods, despite talks Washington has ramped up tariffs on Chinese imports, despite talks aimed at easing economic tensions with Beijing. China has already threatened retali...
00:48, 05/10/2019

Sri Lanka imposes nationwide curfew after mosques attacked Sri Lankan police fired tear gas at mobs attacking mosques and shops owned by Muslims on Monday and imposed a nationwide curfew after the worst outbre...
09:16, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew after mobs target mosques Action taken following days of attacks on places of worship and Muslim-owned businessesSri Lanka has imposed a country-wide curfew after successive da...
16:48, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka imposes overnight curfew after anti-Muslim attacks Police announced the curfew after sectarian violence erupted in several towns in the country's North Western Province. Authorities also shut down soci...
16:16, 05/13/2019

Stocks dive after Trump imposes tariffs on Mexican imports President Trump’s expanded trade war is giving Wall Street — and avocado lovers — the shakes. Traders rushed to sell stocks Friday after President Don...
01:00, 06/01/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in northwest province after attacks on mosques Sri Lanka imposed curfew across its northwest province on Monday, a police spokesman said, after attacks on mosques and shops owned by Muslims in the ...
09:16, 05/13/2019

Donald Trump imposes 5% tariff on Mexico in bid to stop flow of migrants President Donald Trump on Thursday imposed a 5 percent tariff on all Mexican goods in retribution for what he described as the country's "passive coop...
19:16, 05/30/2019

U.S. imposes new anti-dumping duties on Chinese mattresses, beer kegs The U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday said it had determined Chinese-made mattresses and stainless steel beer kegs are being dumped in the U.S. ma...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Sri Lanka clashes kill one; imposes nationwide curfew after mosques attacked One person was killed in Sri Lanka on Monday as police fired tear gas at mobs attacking mosques and Muslim-owned shops and imposed a curfew after the ...
17:00, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka Imposes Nationwide Curfew As Riots Erupt Weeks After Bombings Sri Lanka imposed a nationwide night curfew Monday, after anti-Muslim riots spread to at least three districts just north of the capital in a violent ...
10:16, 05/13/2019

Facebook imposes new restrictions on livestreaming to prevent abuse following Christchurch attacks Two months after the deadly white nationalist terrorist attacks in New Zealand, Facebook has announced new restrictions on who can livestream video on...
20:32, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. imposes new anti-dumping duties on Chinese mattresses, beer kegs The U.S. Commerce Department said on Wednesday it had determined that Chinese-made mattresses and stainless steel beer kegs were being dumped in the U...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Sri Lanka imposes extended curfew after security forces found ISIS flags and explosives Sri Lankan security forces imposed an extended curfew Friday in several cities as they continue searching for suspects linked to the Easter Sunday bom...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Syrian regime may be committing war crimes, says UK The UK's top official at the UN says the Syrian regime could be committing war crimes after Sky News uncovered evidence suggesting government forces h...
15:00, 05/28/2019

Brits could be banned from Syrian terror hotspots Hard-hitting new security powers that would ban British citizens from designated terrorist hotspots are set to be introduced across large parts of nor...
21:16, 05/19/2019

Ben Stiller implores Congress to help Syrian refugees There’s something about Syria. Ben Stiller came to Washington D.C. Wednesday and testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the humani...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Syrian TV says Damascus targeted 'from direction of' Israel Loud blasts echoed across Damascus late on Friday, residents said, as Syrian state media reported "enemy targets" coming from the direction of Israel,...
16:16, 05/17/2019

Denmark: Syrian man gets jail for terror planning A Syrian asylum seeker in Sweden has received a 12-year prison sentence for planning to explode one or more bombs in Copenhagen and stabbing random pe...
06:00, 05/20/2019

Syrian activists: At least 14 killed in rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rescuers say government warplanes and artillery have pounded the last rebel stronghold in the country, killing at l...
05:32, 05/29/2019

Syrian town of Azaz hit by deadly car bombing A suicide car bomb in a northwestern Syrian town held by Turkish-backed rebels has killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens, a war monitor said. I...
17:48, 06/02/2019

Explosions near Syrian capital in apparent Israeli strikes Syrian state media is reporting that several explosions were heard in the capital Damascus as the country’s air defenses opened fire on “objects” comi...
15:16, 05/17/2019

Syrian troops capture 2 villages in last rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian pro-government media say their troops have captured two villages and a nearby hill in the last rebel stronghold in the country...
06:32, 05/13/2019

Report: Syrian air raids hit crowded residential area Syria's White Helmets say at least six people were killed and 10 remain under rubble following government air raids on a town in the rebel's last stro...
08:48, 05/27/2019

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about condit...
10:16, 06/17/2019

Syrian rebels try to retake village from government troops Syrian activists and state media say rebel groups are fighting back, trying to retake territory lost to government forces this week in their stronghol...
04:32, 05/10/2019

Syrian ground troops push into rebel enclave Syrian pro-government media say troops have pushed their way into a rebel-held enclave in the northwest, clashing with insurgents and widening an offe...
08:00, 05/08/2019

Russia says it repelled an attack on its main Syrian air base: RIA Russia's Ministry of Defence said on Monday that it had repelled a drone and missile attack on its main air base in Syria over the weekend and accused...
05:32, 05/20/2019

Turkey calls for end to Syrian forces offensive on Idlib ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar is accusing the Syrian government of trying to expand its field of control in Idlib ...
11:00, 05/10/2019

Iraqi airline set to resume flights to Syrian capital DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s Transport Ministry says Iraqi Airways is set to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time ...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools When Eyub Mohamad was a boy, security forces beat his father into paralysis. His offence was typing leaflets in Kurdish, banned under Syria’s ruling B...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Turkish post in Idlib hit ‘deliberately’ by Syrian attack ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey said Syrian government forces “deliberately” attacked on Sunday a Turkish military observation post in northwestern...
12:16, 06/16/2019

At War: To Stay or to Flee: A Syrian Mother’s Impossible Choice Suhair had to decide whether leaving Syria was worth risking her children’s lives. Now she is coming to terms with the opportunities and costs of her ...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Syrian footballer and 'singer of revolution' killed in conflict Goalkeeper Abdul Baset al-Sarout dies of wounds sustained in battle with government troopsA Syrian footballer who became a symbolic figure in the rebe...
11:32, 06/08/2019

Syrian fighters burning crops, using food as "weapon of war": U.N. Fighters have set fire to thousands of acres of wheat and other crops in northwest Syria in a campaign that has turned food supplies in a "weapon of w...
05:32, 06/04/2019

Syrian army 'kills terrorists' in Idlib countryside The Syrian army is launching "intensive strikes on dens of Jabhat al-Nusra," a group formerly affiliated with al Qaeda, in a village in southwestern I...
00:48, 05/13/2019

Syrian troops take village deep within last rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces have captured a village deep within the last rebel stronghold in the northwest province of Idlib, after intense...
08:32, 06/03/2019

Neglect of Syrian women, children documented in new D.C. exhibit A new exhibit, a series of 25 paintings and two installations, provides a window into the lives of Syrian women and children forced to flee their home...
16:00, 06/10/2019

Syrian troops expand offensive despite calls for calm Syria government forces expand ground offensive in northwestern Syria, pushing into the last rebel stronghold, despite calls for honoring a cease-fire...
08:00, 05/11/2019

To Stay or to Flee: A Syrian Mother’s Impossible Choice Suhair had to decide whether leaving Syria was worth risking her children’s lives. Now she is coming to terms with the opportunities and costs of her ...
10:32, 05/22/2019

Syrian troops capture northwestern village from rebels Syrian activists say government troops have captured a northwestern village known for its medieval fortress as they move deeper toward Idlib province,...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Leba...
07:32, 06/15/2019

After fleeing bombs, Syrian families shelter in olive groves Families who fled Syrian government and Russian strikes in northwestern Syria are sleeping in an olive grove near the Turkish border without enough fo...
11:48, 05/16/2019

Explosions heard in Syrian capital apparent Israeli strikes DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media is reporting that several explosions were heard in the capital Damascus as the country’s air defenses ...
13:48, 05/17/2019

UK, France and Germany say gravely concerned at escalation in Syrian fighting Britain, Germany and France called on Monday for an end to the military escalation in north western Syria, saying they were gravely concerned at recen...
09:16, 05/13/2019

Rebels say Syrian army fails to retake Latakia mountain Syrian rebels held onto a commanding position in a mountain range in the coastal province of Latakia, the ancestral home of Syrian President Bashar al...
13:48, 05/19/2019

Russia says Syrian government forces halt fire in Idlib MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says Syrian government forces have unilaterally ceased fire in the northern Idlib province, the last major rebel stronghold. Figh...
08:48, 05/19/2019

Syrian soccer goalie who became rebel icon dies in battle A Syrian rebel spokesman says a famous soccer goalkeeper who became an icon of the rebellion against President Bashar Assad has died of wounds suffere...
05:48, 06/08/2019

Israel attacks Syrian base hours after hitting other targets Syrian state media is reporting that Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian military air base in the country’s center, killing a soldier and wounding...
17:16, 06/02/2019

Three Syrian soldiers killed by Israeli rockets: state media Three Syrian soldiers were killed and seven wounded by Israeli rockets fired into Quneitra province, Syrian state media said on Sunday, citing a milit...
23:32, 06/01/2019

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation ...
09:32, 06/09/2019

Syrian army attacks rebel stronghold: insurgent spokesman The Syrian army and its allies have launched ground attacks in the country's northwest against the last major insurgent enclave after days of shelling...
10:32, 05/06/2019

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a building and kill...
07:00, 05/30/2019

Tensions force evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation ...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Syrian government intensifies bombardment of rebel-held area BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say a government bombardment of rebel-held areas in the country’s northwest has killed and wounded doz...
08:00, 05/04/2019

Syrian TV: Israeli rocket strike kills a soldier, injures 1 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says an Israeli rocket attack has struck the country’s south, killing one soldier and injuring another...
17:00, 05/27/2019

Syrian troops regain control of village they lost to rebels DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say government forces have regained control of a northwestern village, just days after losing it to militant...
06:32, 05/26/2019

Syrian Refugees Toil on Turkey’s Hazelnut Farms With Little to Show for It On farms that produce 70 percent of the world’s hazelnuts for Nestlé, Godiva and Nutella, Syrians say they can’t earn a living wage — or much respect....
02:00, 04/29/2019

US repatriates family from Syrian detention camp for Isis suspects Exclusive: removal of four people could put pressure on other countries to follow suitAn American family has been removed from a Syrian detention cent...
12:32, 05/22/2019

US accuses Syrian government of fresh chemical weapon attack State department says it will respond ‘quickly and appropriately’ if use of chlorine is provenThe US says it has seen signs the Syrian government may ...
00:32, 05/22/2019

Crop fires, a weapon of war, ruin Iraqi, Syrian harvests IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Crop fires in parts of Syria and Iraq this month have been blamed alternately on defeated Islamic State militants seeking to avenge...
00:32, 05/30/2019

Syrian rebel town buries goalie who became 'singer of the revolution' Thousands of people flocked to the funeral on Sunday of a Syrian soccer star turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt against President Bashar ...
08:32, 06/09/2019

Australian Fights to Save Her Grandchildren From Syrian Refugee Camp Karen Nettleton spent the past five years searching for her grandchildren, whose father was an ISIS fighter. Now their fate has become a political foo...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Dutch police arrest Syrian suspected of war crimes, terror THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors say police have arrested a Syrian on suspicion of war crimes and terrorism in his home country where h...
08:00, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Turkey says Syrian troops violate cease-fire The Latest on the Syrian civil war (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar is accusing the Syrian government of trying to e...
13:48, 05/10/2019

Car bomb kills 13 in rebel-held northern Syrian town Syrian opposition activists are reporting that a car bomb in a northern town held by Turkey-backed fighters has killed at least 13, and wounded dozens...
17:16, 06/02/2019

Belgium takes back six children of Isis fighters from Syrian camps Children with parents face less certain future, with countries reluctant to repatriate supporters of violent jihadSix Belgian children of Islamic Stat...
07:32, 06/15/2019

Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the government-held northern province of Aleppo, striking a wedding party ...
08:16, 06/17/2019

Syrian government captures strategic town from rebels-residents, war monitor The Syrian has government captured the town of Qalaat al-Madiq in northwest Syria, some of its residents and a war monitor said on Thursday, as it pus...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Syrian air defences respond to rebel drones in Hama province: state TV Syrian air defences responded on Tuesday to drones launched by rebels near a helipad in Jubb Ramlah village in Hama province, Syrian state TV reported...
14:32, 06/04/2019

Planned Lebanon demolitions put 15,000 Syrian children at risk of homelessness: NGOs At least 15,000 Syrian children will be at risk of homelessness if the Lebanese government goes ahead with the planned demolition of "semi-permanent s...
08:00, 06/04/2019

Syrian army shells rebel area despite ceasefire move: monitor The Syrian army and its allies shelled rebel-held areas of northwest Syria on Wednesday night and early on Thursday, a war monitor said, despite Russi...
01:32, 06/13/2019

Syrian Army Discovers Tragic Destruction of Apamea at the Hands of Terrorists The Head of the Department of Antiquities and Museums of Hama in Syria, Abdul Qader Farzet, has announced that the ancient Syrian city of Apamea, whic...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Syrian forces drop banned cluster bombs and target hospitals Sky News has seen first-hand evidence that hospitals in Idlib are being targeted by Syrian regime forces who also appear to be using banned cluster bo...
11:16, 05/28/2019

Sky News witnesses horrors of Idlib as crew shelled by Syrian regime Sky News has gained exclusive access to the bombardment of Idlib - the last rebel outpost in Syria - and witnessed first-hand the relentless attack on...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Syrian Government Documents Show Widespread Abuses, Rights Center Says In a report, the Syria Justice and Accountability Center said that documents from President Bashar al-Assad’s government detailed systematic human rig...
18:48, 05/21/2019

Western powers clash at U.N. with Russia, Syria, on Syrian hospital attacks The United Nations said on Friday at least 18 health centers have been attacked in the past three weeks in northwestern Syria, prompting a confrontati...
16:16, 05/17/2019

Germany: Syrian faces Islamic State-linked terrorism charges BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors in Germany say a 31-year-old Syrian citizen faces terrorism charges for joining the Islamic State group in Syria. Fares A.B....
05:16, 06/19/2019

Lebanese Maronite patriarch who opposed Syrian army presence dies Cardinal Nasrallah Sfeir, the former patriarch of Lebanon's Maronite church who presented himself as a champion of Christian rights and pushed for Syr...
05:00, 05/12/2019

Syrian, Russian Strikes Renew Fears of Offensive to Recapture Stronghold Syria’s government and Russia have intensified airstrikes and dropped barrel bombs on the last rebel stronghold in Syria, renewing fears of a military...
17:32, 05/03/2019

Syrian government, Russia press onslaught, rebels say repel attack Syrian government forces and their Russian allies pounded the rebel-held northwest with fresh air strikes on Saturday, the fifth day of a widening cam...
08:32, 05/04/2019

‘Foreign children’ in overwhelmed Syrian camp need urgent international help, says top UN official Help is needed urgently from the international community to help some 2,500 apparently stateless “foreign children” at a camp for the displaced, in no...
13:16, 04/28/2019

Syrian Goalkeeper Turned Rebel Fighter Dies In Fight With Regime Forces A Syrian goalkeeper turned rebel fighter who starred in an award-winning documentary died Saturday of wounds sustained fighting regime forces in north...
16:48, 06/08/2019

Syrian security defuse chemical laden car bomb in city of Homs: state tv Syrian authorities defused a car bomb planted in the heart of a main residential area in the city of Homs that had quantities of highly explosive chem...
17:32, 05/07/2019

'Dance is my passport': Syrian ballet dancer Ahmad Joudeh on dancing as home Becoming a successful ballet dancer while growing up in a refugee camp wasn't easy. DW caught up with the Netherlands-based dancer on World Dance Day ...
06:32, 05/01/2019

Syrian doctor describes latest alleged chemical attack as US mulls response Just after 9 a.m  Sunday, witnesses on the ground in the remote Syrian countryside near the border of Idlib province claimed they saw more than 40 roc...
16:32, 05/23/2019

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area - ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, cau...
05:00, 06/16/2019

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels launch attack into Kurdish-held area Turkey-backed Syrian rebels launched an offensive into territory held by the Kurdish YPG militia north of the Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday, seizi...
23:16, 05/04/2019

Ben Stiller lends voice to Syrian refugees as White Helmets warn of Russian escalation Actor and director Ben Stiller appeared on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify on behalf of Syrian refugees as rescue workers and humanitarian groups...
03:48, 05/02/2019

Syrian schoolboy with strong Belfast accent praised for acting as interpreter to help fellow pupils A Syrian schoolboy living in Northern Ireland has captured hearts after revealing how he acts as an interpreter for other pupils - while speaking with...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Russia and Syrian army step up attacks on rebel held northwestern Syria: residents, medics Russian and Syrian forces intensified air strikes and shelling in northwestern Syria overnight in the heaviest assault on the last rebel-held area sin...
05:48, 05/02/2019

Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another ....
17:00, 05/27/2019

Russia, Syrian army step up attacks on rebel-held northwestern Syria: residents, medics Russian and Syrian forces intensified air strikes and shelling in rebel-held northwestern Syria overnight, the heaviest assault since the area was dec...
09:00, 05/02/2019

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomati...
13:32, 04/28/2019

Turkey says it will not bow to U.S. sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey will never bow to U.S. sanctions over its agreement to purchase Russian S-400 defense systems, Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Sunday...
04:00, 05/05/2019

EU to punish cyberattackers with sanctions The European Union has adopted a sanctions regime aimed at cracking down on cyberattacks. Travel bans and asset freezes are among the measures announc...
07:16, 05/17/2019

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 ho...
15:32, 05/10/2019

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 te...
04:48, 05/31/2019

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...
19:00, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey says it will not bow to U.S. sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey will never bow to U.S. sanctions over its agreement to purchase Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile defence systems, Vice President Fuat Oktay...
13:16, 05/05/2019

US Tech Firms to Take Hit From Huawei Sanctions The tough sanctions imposed on Huawei by President Donald Trump could deal a blow to the many US firms that make up the Chinese tech giant's supply ch...
06:32, 05/21/2019

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 Teh...
03:48, 06/08/2019

U.S. says no more sanctions waivers for Iran oil purchases The United States will not grant any more waivers to any countries that would allow them to buy Iranian oil without facing U.S. sanctions, a senior U....
14:00, 05/08/2019

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 g...
20:32, 06/07/2019

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
08:00, 05/21/2019

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 int...
00:16, 06/07/2019

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia fo...
05:32, 06/14/2019

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 dr...
15:00, 06/16/2019

Lebanon health minister says no concerns over sanctions Lebanon's health minister, who was appointed by the country's Hezbollah group, says he has "overcome" U.S. concerns that his ministry's funds could go...
13:16, 05/18/2019

Iran’s foreign minister says US sanctions ‘unacceptable’ TOKYO (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister says his country is committed to an international nuclear deal but that the escalating U.S. sanctions are &...
23:48, 05/15/2019

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 told Reuters ahead ...
04:00, 06/12/2019

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 Isl...
14:00, 06/07/2019

US hits Iran with new sanctions; petrochemicals targeted WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is hitting Iran with new sanctions that target its largest petrochemical company for providing support to t...
09:32, 06/07/2019

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...
03:32, 05/22/2019

After Oil, U.S. Weighs Sanctions on Iran's Other Dollar Sources The Trump administration is considering a more aggressive enforcement of its economic sanctions on Iran—targeting more companies and financial institu...
16:48, 05/02/2019

U.S. Sanctions Russians, Chechens Over Whistleblowers' Deaths The Trump administration, in an action that will likely further escalate tensions between the U.S. and Russia, imposed sanctions on Russian and Cheche...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over the purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems, Turkish Foreign Ministe...
04:00, 06/14/2019

Iran Oil Sanctions Set Stage for U.S.-Saudi Showdown Riyadh and Washington face a potentially weekslong showdown over the number of extra barrels the kingdom would supply to global markets to keep crude ...
05:32, 05/02/2019

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 ...
03:00, 05/29/2019

US sanctions on Iran are 'deliberately provocative,' expert says U.S. President Donald Trump's sanctions on Iran and deployment of a carrier strike group to the region are "deliberately provocative," says Jarre...
05:32, 05/10/2019

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 progres...
06:00, 06/10/2019

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...
07:48, 05/01/2019

New U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela Aim to Choke Off Government’s Finances The Trump administration cut off the central bank’s access to United States currency and limited its ability to conduct international financial transa...
12:32, 04/28/2019

U.S. sanctions on Iran, Venezuela set up crunch for heavier oil Tighter U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil planned for May are adding to a wealth of factors curbing global supply of heavy-medium crude, driving up prices...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Explainer: U.S. sanctions and Venezuela's exports and imports The United States in January imposed sanctions on Venezuela's most important global business - producing and selling crude oil - as the Trump administ...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Will China’s Uighur Detentions Spur U.S. Sanctions? Pompeo Won’t Say The secretary of state’s remarks were another sign of the administration’s paralysis on imposing sanctions, as some American officials fear jeopardizi...
15:32, 05/05/2019

U.S. lifts sanctions on Venezuelan general who broke with Maduro The United States is lifting economic sanctions on a former Venezuelan general who turned against President Nicolas Maduro in an action it hopes will ...
17:32, 05/07/2019

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 cl...
09:00, 05/31/2019

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea from declaring that Pyon...
22:00, 06/18/2019

EU approves cyber-attack sanctions ahead of election The European Union has agreed to an automatic set of sanctions to punish any future cyber attackers. Just a week ahead of the EU Parliament elections,...
18:48, 05/17/2019

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. ...
08:16, 06/17/2019

Trump planning to impose new sanctions against Iran: report The Trump administration is planning on imposing a new wave of sanctions on Iran within the coming week, Axios reported Sunday. It’s unclear wha...
21:32, 05/05/2019

Iran says it is close to EU oil sales deal despite U.S. sanctions: report Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Russian news agency RIA on Tuesday that Iran was close to an oil sales deal with the European Union...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Iran says U.S. sanctions on its oil industry will damage market stability U.S. sanctions against Iran's oil industry will damage the stability of global oil markets, a senior Iranian official was quoted as saying on Monday....
06:16, 04/29/2019

Iran to restart some nuclear activity in response to US sanctions Iran suggested Monday that it will restart part of its nuclear program in response to tightening US sanctions — as well as reduce its compliance...
16:16, 05/06/2019

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nat...
15:00, 05/30/2019

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 M...
13:00, 06/15/2019

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 ...
15:00, 06/01/2019

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 politi...
12:32, 06/15/2019

Iran Presses Japan to Break With U.S. Sanctions on Tehran Iran’s president pressed Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister, to break with U.S. economic sanctions on Tehran, highlighting the challenge Mr. Abe faces...
16:00, 06/12/2019

The debate behind Trump's move to tighten Iran oil sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's unexpected decision to ban all Iranian oil purchases after May 1 - ending exemptions for eight nations - came after hawk...
00:32, 05/01/2019

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 Se...
18:32, 06/14/2019

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 ...
06:32, 06/19/2019

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions 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 b...
17:32, 06/12/2019

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....
00:00, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-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 defences, the Turkish foreign minister s...
04:00, 06/14/2019

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 ...
03:32, 06/19/2019

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...
12:00, 06/14/2019

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...
06:32, 06/15/2019

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 Ir...
19:16, 06/07/2019

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass ...
08:48, 06/05/2019

Iran calls U.S. sanctions 'economic war', says no talks until they are lifted Iran called U.S. sanctions "economic war" on Monday, and said there could be no talks with the United States until sanctions are lifted, a day after W...
14:48, 06/03/2019

EU extends Myanmar arms embargo, other sanctions for a year The European Union is prolonging by a year an embargo on any arms that could be used in security crackdowns in Myanmar as well as sanctions against 14...
10:48, 04/29/2019

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...
12:48, 06/12/2019

US lifts sanctions for Venezuelan general who defied Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The U.S. has lifted sanctions on a top Venezuelan general who broke ranks with President Nicolás Maduro, trying to help the ...
23:00, 05/07/2019

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 Thursda...
19:48, 05/22/2019

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 hea...
06:32, 05/26/2019

Iran Says It Can "Easily" Hit US Warships, Works To Counter Sanctions Iran said on Friday it could "easily" hit US warships in the Gulf, the latest in days of saber rattling between Washington and Tehran, while its top d...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Trump slaps new U.S. sanctions on Iran's metals industry President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered new sanctions on Iran, this time targeting the Islamic Republic's export revenues from its industrial meta...
14:16, 05/08/2019

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 goe...
15:48, 05/24/2019

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...
03:48, 05/22/2019

Russia will respond to U.S. human rights sanctions: embassy The Russian Embassy in Washington said on Thursday that U.S. sanctions against a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians...
19:32, 05/16/2019

Days before elections, EU approves new cyber sanctions regime The European Union will directly penalize computer hackers after governments agreed on Friday a new mechanism to target individuals anywhere in the wo...
09:00, 05/17/2019

US sanctions ex-governor of Mexico’s Nayarit state, judge MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department says it has sanctioned a Mexican ex-governor and a Mexican judge under corruption and narcotics statut...
13:48, 05/17/2019

Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hitting Hezbollah hard Spending cutbacks by the Iran-allied Lebanese militia illustrate the profound impact of the sanctions, which are curtailing Iran’s ability to support ...
12:00, 05/18/2019

U.S. expands Venezuela sanctions in Maduro pressure campaign The Trump administration on Friday expanded the scope of its Venezuela sanctions to the defense and security services sectors to try to crank up econo...
18:48, 05/10/2019

Iran says exercising restraint despite 'unacceptable' escalation of U.S. sanctions Iran is committed to its obligations under an international nuclear deal despite the U.S. withdrawal from the landmark agreement, its foreign minister...
04:48, 05/16/2019

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...
09:32, 05/20/2019

Asked about Huawei sanctions, Britain says still reviewing 5G policy The British government is reviewing its policy on 5G and will make an announcement when ready, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Thursday...
04:48, 05/16/2019

Cuba to ration more products due to economic crisis, U.S. sanctions Communist-run Cuba said on Friday it would control more the sales of certain foodstuff and hygiene products, including adding some back to the ration ...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Iran Slams U.S. Sanctions as ‘Unacceptable’ as Tensions Mount (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s foreign minister on Thursday slammed mounting U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran by the Trump adminis...
02:32, 05/16/2019

Iranians march nationwide in show of force against U.S. sanctions Rallies across Iran on Friday showed widespread public support for Tehran's hardline posture in the face of new U.S. sanctions -- and new tensions tha...
13:00, 05/10/2019

EU urges Iran to respect nuclear deal, regrets US sanctions The European Union is urging Iran to respect the international agreement curbing the Islamic Republic's nuclear ambitions and says it aims to continue...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Cuba forced into rationing as US sanctions and Venezuela crisis bite Commerce minister announces limits on purchases of staples such as chicken, eggs, rice, beans and soapThe Cuban government has announced that it is la...
02:00, 05/11/2019

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 ...
00:16, 06/12/2019

Defiant Iran says it can 'easily' hit U.S. ships, works to counter sanctions Iran said on Friday it could "easily" hit U.S. warships in the Gulf, the latest in days of saber rattling between Washington and Tehran, while its top...
16:16, 05/17/2019

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....
20:32, 06/03/2019

Government raises oil price forecast in response to Iran sanctions The federal government is predicting higher oil prices for the rest of the year and into the next because of increased tensions with Iran and Venezuel...
23:00, 05/08/2019

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 Corp...
10:32, 06/12/2019

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...
07:16, 06/07/2019

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 ...
05:00, 05/21/2019

UN adds leader of outlawed Pakistan group to sanctions list Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry says the leader of an outlawed militant group blamed by India for a February suicide attack that killed 40 of its soldiers...
10:00, 05/01/2019

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, a...
03:48, 06/13/2019

U.S. seizes North Korean ship it accuses of violating sanctions The United States has for the first time seized a North Korean cargo ship it accused of illicit coal shipments in violation of U.S. and United Nations...
18:00, 05/09/2019

US seizes North Korean cargo ship for violating sanctions The U.S. said Thursday it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that was used to violate international sanctions, a first-of-its kind enforcement actio...
13:48, 05/09/2019

U.S. readies sanctions, charges over Venezuela food program: sources The United States is preparing sanctions and criminal charges against Venezuelan officials and others suspected of using a military-run food aid progr...
22:00, 05/21/2019

Berlin: We're examining impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei on German firms The German Economy Ministry is examining the impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on German firms, a spokeswoman said on Monday...
10:00, 05/20/2019

Sanctions bill on Nord Stream 2 coming soon: U.S. energy secretary United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved in the Nord Stream ...
04:48, 05/21/2019

US officials seize North Korean freighter for defying sanctions The U.S. has seized a North Korean shipping freighter for defying economic sanctions while hauling supplies in and out of the Hermit Kingdom, authorit...
14:16, 05/09/2019

Patrick Shanahan: Economic sanctions having a 'significant effect' on Iran In the second part of an exclusive interview set to air Tuesday, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and "Fox & Friends" co-host discuss the esc...
03:00, 05/14/2019

Trump announces sweeping sanctions on Iran's metal industries On the one-year anniversary of the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, President Trump issued an executive order imposing sanctions on Iran’s ...
22:32, 05/08/2019

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 W...
19:48, 05/27/2019

Oil rises amid surging China crude imports, US sanctions Oil prices rose on Wednesday as U.S. sanctions on crude exporters Iran and Venezuela as well as ongoing supply cuts by producers have left markets tig...
05:16, 05/08/2019

Oil falls after Trump presses OPEC to make up for Iranian sanctions Oil prices fell on Monday, extending a slump from Friday that ended weeks of rallying, after President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC r...
04:00, 04/29/2019

France suggests sanctions could be reimposed if Iran reneges on deal International sanctions could be reimposed on Iran if it reneges on commitments under its nuclear deal, sources at the French presidency said on Tuesd...
14:16, 05/07/2019

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up Huawei has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government in the telecoms equipment maker’s latest bid to fight sancti...
07:48, 05/29/2019

China says opposes unilateral sanctions against its entities, as U.S. blacklists Huawei China strongly opposes other countries imposing unilateral sanctions on Chinese entities, a Commerce Ministry spokesman said on Thursday in response t...
03:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. sanctions on Huawei send stocks reeling; yields fall European stocks fell, government bond yields slipped and the Japanese yen firmed on Thursday after the U.S. government hit Chinese telecoms giant Huaw...
03:00, 05/16/2019

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 o...
16:48, 05/27/2019

EU's Moscovici prefers dialogue to sanctions against Italy: cabinet member European Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici is not in favor of using financial sanctions against Italy as a tool to enforce European Union budget ...
05:00, 05/28/2019

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 Rapporte...
11:32, 04/28/2019

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 hi...
06:48, 05/27/2019

Dems accuse Trump of flouting Russia sanctions deadline The leaders of the House Foreign Affairs and Financial Services Committees are accusing the Trump administration of violating a law requiring a report...
16:32, 05/06/2019

Iran Threatens Return to Nuclear Enrichment as U.S. Sanctions Bite TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran threatened Wednesday to resume higher enrichment of uranium in 60 days if world powers fail to negotiate new terms for ...
12:00, 05/08/2019

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 offer...
05:48, 05/26/2019

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 Anka...
11:16, 05/31/2019

US photos show China not enforcing North Korea oil sanctions WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan sat down with his Chinese counterpart during his recent trip to Singapore and presented hi...
12:48, 06/11/2019

Turkey won't be deterred by U.S. sanctions on missile purchase, vice president says Turkey will follow through on its agreement to purchase the S-400 missile defense system from Russia despite U.S. opposition, Turkish Vice President F...
15:48, 05/05/2019

Oil falls after Trump presses OPEC to offset Iran sanctions Oil prices fell on Monday, extending the Friday decline that halted a weeks-long rally, after President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC ...
05:48, 04/29/2019

'Isis Beatles' apologise for role in holding Western hostages to ransom as they await fate in Syrian prison A suspected member of the Isis terrorism cell nicknamed The Beatles has apologised after admitting a role in holding Western hostages to ransom in Syr...
04:48, 06/10/2019

Oil dips as rising OPEC, US output seen making up for Iran sanctions shortfall Oil prices dipped on Tuesday on expectations rising output from the United States and producer club OPEC would offset most of the shortfall expected f...
19:48, 04/29/2019

Nord Stream 2 builders forge ahead despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea gas pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end o...
05:32, 06/14/2019

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 ...
04:48, 05/11/2019

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 eas...
01:16, 06/12/2019

Iranian economy collapsing as Trump administration tightens sanctions: report Iran is in a deep recession, with inflation at roughly 40 percent, due largely to U.S. sanctions. That would mark Iran’s highest inflation level since...
14:32, 04/30/2019

Oil climbs, shaking off Trump calls for OPEC to offset Iran sanctions Oil prices edged higher on Monday, as the market attempted to resume a weeks-long rally that was halted on Friday when U.S. President Donald Trump dem...
11:48, 04/29/2019

U.S. sanctions Chechen group, Russians for alleged human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights a...
12:48, 05/16/2019

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 R...
16:00, 06/12/2019

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 e...
08:00, 06/17/2019

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 th...
13:00, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump considering sanctions over Russia's 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...
12:48, 06/12/2019

US Seizes North Korea Cargo Ship Accused Of Violating Sanctions The United States on Thursday announced the seizure of a North Korean cargo ship for violating international sanctions, boosting pressure on Pyongyang...
20:16, 05/09/2019

Venezuela's Supreme Court head rebuffs Pence's threats of sanctions Venezuela's Supreme Court head, Maikel Moreno, on Wednesday rebuffed the U.S. government's threats to sanction members of his court if they did not re...
16:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. Issues New Sanctions as Iran Warns It Will Step Back From Nuclear Deal The announcement by Iran’s president does not kill the 2015 deal, but it pushes the confrontation between Washington and Tehran into new and potential...
18:32, 05/08/2019

North Korea turns to wigs, false eyelashes to skirt sanctions North Korea is finding that there’s no such thing as a bad hair day when it comes to fighting crippling economic sanctions. The Hermit Kingdom has bee...
09:32, 05/07/2019

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 o...
00:16, 06/01/2019

Saudis may have more oil on hand to help avoid price spikes as Iran sanctions kick in Saudi Arabia's efforts to clean up its electric grid have released a good amount of spare oil for export, which would help the United States avoid pri...
09:48, 05/02/2019

U.S. issues new sanctions against Iran on anniversary of Trump’s withdrawal from nuclear deal The sanctions targeting metal exports came hours after Iran’s president said the country will pull back from some of its commitments in the 2015 landm...
17:16, 05/08/2019

Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker...
23:48, 05/28/2019

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 Abb...
11:32, 06/08/2019

Treasury Department: Venezuela's defense, security sectors could face sanctions The Treasury Department named two companies subject to sanctions on Friday, adding that Venezuela's defense and security sectors also could face simi...
16:32, 05/10/2019

White House May Lift Sanctions on Venezuelan Officials Who Reject Maduro Vice President Mike Pence offered potential sanctions relief after an uprising led by Juan Guaidó fizzled and Venezuela’s military stuck with Nicolás ...
21:32, 05/07/2019

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 dir...
04:16, 05/21/2019

Brent oil firms above $70 as OPEC cuts and sanctions outweigh economic concerns Brent crude oil prices consolidated above $70 per barrel on Tuesday as supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and U.S. sanctions on Iran's and Ven...
22:32, 05/27/2019

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...
00:16, 05/28/2019

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...
03:48, 06/18/2019

Asia shares slip as U.S. sanctions on Huawei threaten fresh tensions with China Asian shares struggled to find their footing on Thursday as confidence was shaken after the U.S. government hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with sev...
01:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. targets Iran's metals for sanctions, Tehran relaxes nuclear deal compliance U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Iran, targeting revenue from its exports of industrial metals, the latest salvo in t...
16:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. places sanctions on Chechen group, Russians, suspected of human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five people, including at least three Russians, over allegations of human right...
19:32, 05/16/2019

Pence to Announce Lifting of U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela General Who Broke Ranks With Maduro The Trump administration on Tuesday lifted sanctions on a Venezuelan general it says has broken ranks with the Maduro regime and warned 25 Venezuelan ...
13:48, 05/07/2019

U.S. lifts sanctions on former Venezuelan intelligence chief for breaking ranks with Maduro regime The United States lifted economic sanctions on a former Venezuelan general who broke ranks with President Nicolas Maduro, Vice President Mike Pence sa...
01:32, 05/08/2019

Economist, prominent UN figure blames American sanctions for thousands of deaths in Venezuela A top economist who has worked for years with the United Nations is claiming that U.S. sanctions are responsible for more than 40,000 deaths in Venezu...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Iranian minister: OPEC 'likely to collapse' if Saudis boost oil production to make up for U.S. sanctions Tougher U.S. oil sanctions continue to tighten the screws on Iran, making room for other OPEC countries to pick up the slack and prompting Iran's oil ...
10:16, 05/03/2019

Otto Warmbier's mother calls for more sanctions on 'cancer on the earth' North Korea Cindy Warmbier, mother of the student who died after being held hostage in North Korea, made an emotional call for further sanctions against Kim Jong ...
12:00, 05/04/2019

U.S. judge upholds subpoenas to three large Chinese banks in N. Korea sanctions probe According to the ruling, the Patriot Act permits American authorities to subpoena a foreign bank’s records even if laws in the institution’s home coun...
04:00, 05/02/2019

China's top state-owned refiners skip Iranian oil buys as US sanctions waivers end Sinopec and China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) are skipping Iranian oil buys for May loadings, after Washington ended sanction waivers to turn up pr...
05:32, 05/10/2019

Hundreds of foreign companies attend North Korea trade fair despite sanctions An international trade fair in North Korea this week may be the largest such event on record, analysts said on Tuesday, with hundreds of Chinese and o...
04:48, 05/21/2019

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 cit...
19:16, 05/18/2019

Trump to send more troops to Poland, protect Germany with Nord Stream sanctions The US and Polish presidents agreed that the US would deploy 1,000 additional US troops. Military hardware and LNG sales were agreed, and Trump mooted...
19:32, 06/12/2019

Trump threatens ‘complete embargo’ and ‘highest-level sanctions’ against Cuba over Venezuela U.S. officials alleged that Cuba is fomenting violence in Venezuela through its support of President Nicolás Maduro, and Pompeo said Russia talked Mad...
16:32, 04/30/2019

EU, Britain, France, Germany reject Iran demands over nuclear deal, U.S. sanctions The European Union, Britain, France and Germany on Thursday rejected an ultimatum from Iran that gave the nations two months to protect Tehran from U....
07:48, 05/09/2019

Fitch: Samsung stands to benefit from U.S. sanctions against Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei Samsung Electronics could take advantage of U.S. sanctions against Huawei, the Chinese smartphone giant that has become its chief rival in the global ...
07:32, 05/27/2019

| Trump tax returns | Sanctions on Iran: WATCH the top World news videos for today NY Senate OKs releasing Trump state tax return | Trump administration slaps new sanctions on Iran's industrial metals; here are the top World news vid...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Hemmed in by sanctions, Venezuela central bank moves forex operations to cash Venezuela's central bank has begun using piles of cash rather than electronic transfer to sell foreign exchange to local banks, according to five fina...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Daily on Energy: As Trump oil sanctions kick in, Iran vows never to become Saudi Arabia SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.c...
12:16, 05/03/2019

In Push for Trade Deal, Trump Administration Shelves Sanctions Over China’s Crackdown on Uighurs During trade talks, U.S. officials have avoided confronting China about its persecution of Uighurs despite bipartisan pressure, fearing such a move co...
10:32, 05/04/2019

U.S. energy secretary says Saudi raising production to counter Iran sanctions impact: CNBC U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told CNBC on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia is increasing its oil production to meet needs arising from sanctions on Iran....
11:32, 05/07/2019

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 ...
08:32, 05/27/2019

North Korean ship used to illicitly transport coal is seized over sanctions violation, US announces A North Korean cargo vessel used to transport coal was seized in violation of international sanctions against the rogue regime, the U.S. Justice Depar...
11:16, 05/09/2019

Anti-Trump Republican consultant drops foreign agent contract to fight Russia sanctions John Weaver, an anti-Trump Republican consultant, on Thursday backed out of a contract with a Russian-owned nuclear energy company following backlash ...
16:16, 05/16/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares slip as U.S. sanctions on Huawei threaten fresh tensions with China Asian shares struggled to find their footing on Thursday as confidence was shaken after the U.S. government hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with sev...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Trump threatens Cuba with 'full and complete' embargo, 'highest-level sanctions,' citing Venezuela role As Venezuela plunged into a dramatic televised scene of chaos and violence on Tuesday, President Trump warned he would impose a "full and complete emb...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Senior China diplomat says China opposes unilateral U.S. sanctions against Iran The Chinese government's top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, told Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday that China resolutely op...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Schumer & Cotton: Our bipartisan 'Fentanyl Sanctions Act' targets traffickers like China Synthetic opioids have devastated our home states and many others. We need to work together to end an epidemic that kills tens of thousands a year. &...
05:00, 06/18/2019

100 Children Die Of Encephalitis In 16 Days In Bihar's Muzaffarpur Hundred children have died due to encephalitis in Bihar's Muzaffarpur in the last 16 days. Nearly 300 children have been admitted to the Intensive Car...
01:48, 06/17/2019

Pirelli warns unhappy F1 teams that returning to 2018 tyres won't help Pirelli Formula 1 boss Mario Isola says it is wrong to assume that switching to last year's tyres would help teams struggling with the 2019 specificat...
02:48, 06/17/2019

Ferdinand 'won't lose sleep' if snubbed for United role "Former Manchester United captain Rio Ferdinand has said he \"won\u0027t lose sleep\" if he is snubbed for a return to the club in a technical role."...
03:00, 06/17/2019

Toyota to phase in new safety features One will shut off the engine if left idling too long and the other will help prevent the vehicle from rolling away if the driver exits without shiftin...
03:16, 06/17/2019

Tata Altroz Website Goes Live Ahead Of Launch This Year Tata Motors will be entering the premium hatchback segment later this year with the Altroz. The all-new offering is a highly anticipated one given its...
03:32, 06/17/2019

Wrong to think new British PM can renegotiate Brexit deal: Luxembourg foreign minister Luxembourg's Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn said on Monday that it would be wrong to think that a new British prime minister could renegotiate a Brex...
03:48, 06/17/2019

County cricket: Essex v Hampshire, Derbyshire v Lancs and more – live! County Championship updates from around the groundsEmail Tanya, tweet @tjaldred or join the discussion below 10.26am BST At York, where the skies look...
03:48, 06/17/2019

Women's World Cup: South Africa vs. Germany LIVE build-up Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany are out to clinch top spot in Group B as they put their perfect record to the test again...
04:32, 06/17/2019

Questions Over Drivers and Wine Storage Push Out Senior ANZ Executive David Hisco, head of ANZ’s New Zealand operation, left the job after a review concluded that his characterization of expenses fell short of internal s...
04:48, 06/17/2019

Huawei Mate 30 Pro: what we want to see The Huawei Mate 30 Pro is the next major phone launch from the Chinese smartphone manufacturer, with the covers expect to be lifted on the new handset...
05:16, 06/17/2019

Summer crop sowing lags in India on slow monsoon progress Planting of summer-sown crops in India such as soybean, cotton, rice and corn has been delayed by at least two weeks because of the slow progress of m...
05:16, 06/17/2019

Pastor convicted of sex charges to be sentenced A former minister in Ohio found guilty of child sex trafficking after a woman told jurors he groomed her for sex when she was 14 and encouraged her to...
05:48, 06/17/2019

IBM to Pay Nearly $15 Million for Issues Tied to Maryland's Health Exchange In 2014, the state of Maryland cited problems with software from Cúram, an Irish company IBM acquired in 2011, used to determine consumers’ eligibilit...
05:48, 06/17/2019

Mamata Banerjee Suggests New Security Measures At Doctors' Meet Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today suggested 10-point security measures for safety of doctors in hospitals that would prevent a recurrence of attack...
06:00, 06/17/2019

Federal prosecutors take over murder investigation of German politician Walter Lübcke Federal prosecutors have taken over the murder investigation of local German politician Walter Lübcke. He was found with a gunshot wound to his head a...
06:32, 06/17/2019

Brazil planemaker agrees $1.9 bln deal with United Airlines for up to 39 jets Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA has signed a contract with United Airlines worth $1.9 billion for the delivery of up to 39 E175 jets, the company said...
06:48, 06/17/2019

Shaq-eroni anyone? Shaq's first Papa John's location is open with some signature features NBA Hall of Famer and restaurateur Shaquille O’Neal’s first remodeled Papa John’s location is now open at Georgia Tech University. ...
07:32, 06/17/2019

Millions Were Left Without Power in Argentina and Uruguay After an ‘Extraordinary’ System Failure. How Did it Happen? Millions of people in Argentina and Uruguay woke up Sunday morning without electrical power after what an Argentinian national energy supplier called ...
07:32, 06/17/2019

Bandwagon rolls on as more Tories swing behind Boris Johnson... but Sajid Javid struggles Boris Johnson's bandwagon accelerated today as new backer Matt Hancock called round his supporters to get them to swing behind the former foreign secr...
07:49, 06/17/2019

US companies' message to Trump: Don't expand China tariffs Businesses, trade groups, and individuals have written to complain that tariffs would drive up prices for consumers, squeeze profits, and leave U.S. c...
07:49, 06/17/2019

Unlocked Moto G7 Power with 4GB RAM drops below $200 in fresh Woot deal The smartphone with the best battery life in the world right now (according to our in-depth testing) typically costs $250 unlocked in the US, but for ...
08:00, 06/17/2019

Avalanche strands 4 Italian, 3 local climbers in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — An Italian diplomat and two mountaineering workers in Pakistan say an avalanche has stranded a group of four Italian and three Pakist...
08:16, 06/17/2019

Wire damage causes huge delays on Metro-North Metro-North Railroad service in Connecticut is being delayed Monday morning on the New Haven line because of wire damage between Bridgeport and Stratf...
08:16, 06/17/2019

30 killed in triple suicide bombing in Nigeria Thirty people were killed late Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmark...
08:16, 06/17/2019

Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott share new pictures of Stormi It was a happy Father's Day for Kylie Jenner, her partner Travis Scott and their daughter, Stormi. One of social media's most famous couples shared ne...
08:16, 06/17/2019

MLB power rankings: Twins hitters are on pace to shatter history With a huge lead in the AL Central, it doesn't look like anybody is going to stop the Minnesota Twins' offense.     ...
08:32, 06/17/2019

Lost in translation: Has a comment on pigs cost UBS a bond deal? A UBS economist made an innocuous comment about swine flu in China, and five days later a belief among Chinese speakers that he used a racist term has...
08:32, 06/17/2019

Hunger Games prequel book and possible movie on the way Suzanne Collins has written a book set in Panem 64 years before the original dystopian trilogy and Lionsgate has confirmed interest in adapting it for...
08:48, 06/17/2019

Want to make your life more environmentally friendly? Here's 30 ways Being environmentally conscious is not all about plastic bags; it’s about making everyday choices that will determine our survival as a species....
09:16, 06/17/2019

The best deals and sales you can shop this Monday Nothing makes a Monday go by faster than a little online shopping, especially when you can save some money and get something you'll love.  ...
09:16, 06/17/2019

Are we living inside a black hole? Our universe may be inside a black hole existing in a ‘parent universe,’ says physicist Nikodem Poplawski.      ...
09:16, 06/17/2019

9 research-based strategies to maximize your profits What do Alan Scott, the inventor of Botox, Snuggie-creator Scott Boilen and Alexander Graham Bell have in common? Two things: They are/were all succes...
09:48, 06/17/2019

Exhibition 'This Place' shows Israel and the West Bank from a new perspective The images we know of Israel and the West Bank very often portray conflict. An exhibition at the Jewish Museum Berlin features works of photographers ...
10:16, 06/17/2019

The first sign of drama between Aaron Rodgers and Matt LaFleur It’s only June, but there’s already some friction in Green Bay. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers registered his first passive-aggressive gripe Sunday...
10:32, 06/17/2019

An ugly basketball game drove Gary Woodland to his golf calling PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — This wasn’t Gary Woodland’s initial plan. Attaining greatness in basketball, not golf, was the central focus of Woodland’s drea...
10:32, 06/17/2019

Man busted for robbing Dunkin’ Donuts and fleeing in Uber A Long Island man was busted for robbing a Dunkin’ Donuts — after using an Uber as his getaway car, according to cops. Andrew Sandson, 57, is ac...
10:48, 06/17/2019

Magic Johnson praises Los Angeles Lakers on reported Anthony Davis trade: 'Job well done' Magic Johnson appeared to try and bury the hatchet with the Los Angeles Lakers front office after the team reportedly acquired Anthony Davis in a trad...
10:48, 06/17/2019

Amazon responds to Ocasio-Cortez’s claim that it pays workers ‘starvation wages’ Amazon responded Monday morning to Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s claim that it pays warehouse workers “starvation wages,” saying...
11:00, 06/17/2019

Everyone is in Taylor Swift's new music video for "You Need To Calm Down" Last Friday Taylor Swift dropped her newest single “You Need To Calm Down,” an upbeat wag of the finger at anonymous online hate and the toxic obsessi...
11:32, 06/17/2019

FCA leans toward Trump as industry agonizes over fuel rules Fiat Chrysler, in written statements to regulators, said it agrees with one of the Trump administration’s central arguments: Stricter fuel-efficiency ...
12:00, 06/17/2019

Can this electric shock bracelet zap you out of bad habits? Dog trainers, prepare for a taste of your own medicine. Similar to a shock-collar for your disobedient pup, the updated Pavlok bracelet (like Pavlov. ...
12:00, 06/17/2019

“Chanel Is Not For Sale,” Says Brand Of Long-Term Strategy “Unfortunately for many bankers, we will remain a fantasy, but that’s what nice brands are about, creating dreams,” said Philippe Blondiaux, Chanel’s ...
13:00, 06/17/2019

Clothes-makers open China tariff hearings with warnings of 'devastating' consequences Clothing-makers called on the Trump administration Monday to forgo placing 25% tariffs on $300 billion worth of goods imported from China, arguing the...
13:16, 06/17/2019

Man killed after injuring three New Mexico cops in shootout with Border Patrol and police Three law enforcement officers in southern New Mexico were injured this morning during a shootout that involved U.S. Border Patrol agents stationed ou...
13:48, 06/17/2019

Nick Kyrgios leads latest outpouring of disrespect towards top players • ‘I probably don’t show them respect – they’re just good at tennis’• Daniil Medvedev says he always wanted Roger Federer to loseNick Kyrgios says he ...
13:48, 06/17/2019

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 'disintegrated into confetti,' captain appears to have run ‘amok,' report says The ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was piloted by a captain who was often "lonely and sad" and experimented with a flight profile which nearly...
14:00, 06/17/2019

UN Palestinian refugee agency urges donors to fill shortfall The head of the U.N. agency that helps 5.3 million Palestinian refugees says it is mobilizing to replenish a $211 million shortfall in the face of U.S...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Learn More About Fast Color's Family of Creative Superheroines in This Exclusive Clip Julia Hart’s Fast Color is unique amongst the vast majority of recent superhero movies because it tells the story of three generations of black women ...
14:16, 06/17/2019

Egypt Ex-President Mohamed Morsi Dies After Fainting During Court Session Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi died on Monday in a Cairo hospital after fainting during a session in court, judicial and security sources sai...
15:00, 06/17/2019

BDCs add mid-market CLOs to funding mix NEW YORK, June 17 (LPC) - FS KKR Capital Corp is the latest Business Development Company (BDC) to issue a middle market Collateralized Loan Obligation...
15:16, 06/17/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 ends up slightly as Fed meeting in view The S&P 500 edged higher on Monday as investors awaited a Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut late...
15:16, 06/17/2019

New blow to Boeing from engine delay, Airbus long-range rival takes off Boeing suffered a fresh setback at the opening of the Paris Airshow on Monday as the U.S. planemaker's engine supplier revealed a delay affecting its ...
15:32, 06/17/2019

Guatemala’s Presidential Election May Be a Blow to Anti-Corruption Effort The race will head to a runoff in August as a former first lady and a former prisons director vie for the presidency. Neither candidate has made fight...
16:16, 06/17/2019

Why China Still Wins Even If Protests Oust Hong Kong’s Leader A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of people...
16:16, 06/17/2019

Weekend Box Office: Not an ideal weekend for Men In Black: International, Shaft, or nostalgia Hot off of the heels of Thor:Ragnarok and Avengers:Endgame, getting Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth to suit up and defend the galaxy seemed like a ...
16:32, 06/17/2019

Peloton's sales are surging as it gears up for an IPO. Insiders and analysts think it may only be getting started. Peloton Business has already been booming for Peloton. But for the maker of smart fitness equipment, the good times may only be starting to roll. Tha...
16:48, 06/17/2019

A chilling report suggests the pilot on MH370 may have cut off oxygen inside the cabin, 'gently' killing the more than 200 passengers on board before crashing Ng Han Guan/AP Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 vanished on March 8, 2014, eventually crashing and killing all 239 on board. William Langewiesche in Th...
16:48, 06/17/2019

Brazil conglomerate Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) in debt, accordin...
16:48, 06/17/2019

Wanted: Someone to eat ribs and travel the country. Salary: $5,000 a week If you love to eat barbecue ribs, has Reynolds Wrap got a job for you. Travel around the United States and pocket $5,000 a week sampling delicious mea...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Soak up the fun on America's best log-flume rides In addition to plummeting down a hill as on a traditional roller coaster, log flume riders also get soaked. Here are a few our favorite rides  &...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Rep. Doug Collins: Robert Mueller's Russia investigation based on 'false premises' President Trump is frustrated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation which was based on “false premises,” House Judiciary Committee ...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Today in History for June 17th Highlights of this day in history: The Watergate scandal begins to unfold; The Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolution; O.J. Simpson arr...
18:32, 06/17/2019

Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mursi dies after collapsing in court Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, the first democratically elected head of state in Egypt's modern history, died on Monday from a heart attack ...
19:00, 06/17/2019

Death toll from China quakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled some...
19:00, 06/17/2019

Brazil leader signs law allowing foreign carriers to operate domestic flights Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest a...
19:00, 06/17/2019

Kamal Nath Seeks Rs 800 Crore From Centre To Tackle Crime Against Women Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has met Home Minister Amit Shah and asked him to release over Rs 800 crore as central grant to check crime ag...
19:16, 06/17/2019

Democrat in Competitive California District Joins Call for Impeachment Inquiry Representative Katie Porter is one of the first to endorse impeachment proceedings among House Democrats who are expected to face tough re-election ca...
19:16, 06/17/2019

U.S. Restores Some Aid to El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Monday it is easing previously announced cuts in hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Centra...
19:48, 06/17/2019

Vanessa Carlton Is the New Carole King. Here's the First Time They Met Best known for her 2001 hit “A Thousand Miles,” the singer-songwriter is signed up to play King in the jukebox musical “Beautiful.” Carlton uncovers t...
19:48, 06/17/2019

When elders leave hospital, falls are big reason they return (Reuters Health) - Preventing falls among elderly patients who've just left the hospital is an important part of keeping them safe, a large U.S. study...
19:48, 06/17/2019

Michigan rides Henry’s 3-hitter to 2-0 win over FSU at CWS OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tommy Henry limited Florida State to three hits, and Jesse Franklin’s first-inning home run stood up in Michigan’s 2-0 ...
21:00, 06/17/2019

North Carolina GOP pushes back on redistricting allegations RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for North Carolina Republican lawmakers are pushing back hard in state court over accusations the legislators misled fe...
21:00, 06/17/2019

More than 20 Mississippi students hospitalized in bus crash MCCARLEY, Miss. (AP) — A bus has fallen onto its side on a busy Mississippi highway, causing more than 20 high school students to be hospitalized. Mis...
21:00, 06/17/2019

The Rock and other stars promote positivity at MTV awards LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson says a person is most powerful when staying true to themselves and encouraged others to adopt...
21:32, 06/17/2019

4 Hurt in Shooting at Toronto Raptors NBA Championship Celebration; Police Arrest 3 At least four people were hurt and panic ensued when shots rang out Monday during the Toronto Raptors’ victory parade to celebrate their first-ever NB...
22:16, 06/17/2019

Bill Cosby Called Himself 'America's Dad' and Black Twitter Determined That Was a Lie Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby might be a lot of things—an alleged serial rapist, “a sexually violent predator,” inmate number NN7687—but one title he ...
22:16, 06/17/2019

Mobile sports betting not coming to New York anytime soon ALBANY — The odds just keep getting longer. Mobile sports betting is all but dead in New York, thanks to a stalemate among top Democrats in the state ...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Tennessee man arrested after police say human torso found in car: report A severed human torso was reportedly found in a Tennessee man's crashed car after an attempted traffic stop on Sunday. Now Dorrae Debrice Johnson of K...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides Medication withheld, cries for help ignored, routine checks neglected: With suicides a problem in many jails across the U.S., an AP/Capital News Servi...
00:32, 06/18/2019

Review: ‘A Strange Loop’ Is a Self-Portrait in a Hall of Mirrors Michael R. Jackson’s gutsy, exasperated musical is set within the mind of a black, queer man who’s writing a musical about a black, queer man who’s wr...
00:48, 06/18/2019

Florida officer guilty of negligence for shooting caretaker MIAMI (AP) — A Florida police officer has been found guilty of culpable negligence for shooting at a severely autistic man and wounding the man’...
02:32, 06/18/2019

TABLE-Two Arc7 Arctic LNG tankers start sea trials to join Yamal fleet A new Arc7 class ice-breaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker, the Nikolay Urvantsev, is undergoing sea trials, Refinitiv data shows, becoming the ...
03:16, 06/18/2019

Terrorism on the High Seas Julie Salamon’s “An Innocent Bystander: The Killing of Leon Klinghoffer” recounts an episode that introduced Americans to terrorism long before 9/11....
03:32, 06/18/2019

Chelsea unwilling to meet Willian's contract demands as negotiations rumble on Chelsea are still in talks with Willian over a new contract following reports they have rejected £35million bids from Barcelona and Atletico Madrid fo...
04:00, 06/18/2019

Russia moves closer to pulling out of arms treaty with US MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has moved closer to suspending its participation in a key nuclear arms treaty. The State Duma on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to ...
05:00, 06/18/2019

Broncos to honor Bowlen in myriad ways in 2019 The Denver Broncos are planning several ways to honor team owner Pat Bowlen, who died last week at 75 after a long battle with Alzheimer's just two mo...
05:00, 06/18/2019

YouTube Working on Removing Harmful Content: Pichai YouTube has recently made "significant revisions" to its hate speech policy and removed over nine million videos in the last quarter, according to Goo...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Overdoses killed parents found in motel with dehydrated baby WHITEHALL, Mich. (AP) — Investigators have determined that a couple whose bodies were found along with their dehydrated 6-month-old baby at a motel in...
06:16, 06/18/2019

Fortnite Fortbyte Singularity Skin Leaked: Utopia Challenges Reward for Season 9 Revealed Fortnite 9.30 Update has been released along with lots of leaked details. One of those includes the new Fortbyte Singularity Skin, a reward for the Ut...
06:48, 06/18/2019