US Department of State News: The United States Sanctions Companies Enabling Shipment of Venezuelan Oil to Cuba

WASHINGTON DC (STL.News) The US Department of State released the following statement: Today, the United States…

White House News: Statement by the Press Secretary on Sanctions Against Major Venezuelan Bank

WASHINGTON (STL.News) The White House released the following statement on March 22nd: President Donald J. Trump…

No deal: Trump, Kim summit collapses over sanctions impasse

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Talks between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un collapsed…

WASHINGTON | Lebanese businessman pleads guilty to violating US sanctions

WASHINGTON  — A Lebanese businessman accused of providing millions of dollars to the Hezbollah militant group…

MOSCOW | The Latest: Polish president backs new sanctions on Russia

MOSCOW — The Latest on tensions between Russia and Ukraine (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Polish…

BRUSSELS | EU calls for sanctions against Italy over budget

BRUSSELS — The European Commission warned Italy on Wednesday that its budget plans are in serious…

WASHINGTON | US announces new sanctions over Russia’s action in Ukraine

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has slapped sanctions on three individuals and nine entities over what…

TEHRAN, Iran | Iran officials mock, warn US over renewed sanctions

TEHRAN, Iran — The “largest-ever” U.S. sanctions list targeting Iran drew mockery from Iranian officials on…

TEHRAN, Iran | The Latest: Japan please to be spared sanctions penalties

TEHRAN, Iran  — The Latest on the situation in Iran after the re-imposition of all American…

WASHINGTON | Pompeo to meet with NK counterpart Thursday in New York

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be traveling to New York on Thursday to…

WASHINGTON | Tough US sanctions on Iran take effect but major oil importers spared from penalties

WASHINGTON — Tough US sanctions on Iran take effect but major oil importers spared from penalties.…

WASHINGTON  | Trump administration announces return of all US sanctions on Iran that were lifted under 2015 nuclear deal

WASHINGTON  — Trump administration announces return of all US sanctions on Iran that were lifted under…

WASHINGTON | Trump signs new Hezbollah sanctions bill in anti-Iran push

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has signed legislation imposing new sanctions against Hezbollah, the Iran-backed terrorist…

BAKU, Azerbaijan | Trump adviser says more sanctions over ex-spy unsettled

BAKU, Azerbaijan — U.S. President Donald Trump‘s national security adviser says the administration hasn’t made up…

ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Trump: US could consider sanctions for Khashoggi

ANKARA, Turkey — The Latest on the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post…

JOHANNESBURG | Pik Botha, apartheid-era South African minister, dies at 86

JOHANNESBURG — Pik Botha, the last foreign minister of South Africa’s apartheid era and a contradictory…

WASHINGTON | US increases pressure on Saudis over writer’s disappearance

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump demanded answers Wednesday from Saudi Arabia about the fate of a…

SEOUL, South Korea | South Korea considers lifting some sanctions on North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea— South Korea is considering lifting some of its unilateral sanctions against North Korea…

NEW DELHI | India has signed a $5 billion deal to buy Russian S-400 air defense systems despite looming threat of U.S. sanctions.

NEW DELHI — India has signed a $5 billion deal to buy Russian S-400 air defense…

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UNITED NATIONS — North Korean FM: The notion that sanctions can break us is a “pipe…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Cybersecurity firm: More Iran hacks as US sanctions loomed

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An Iranian government-aligned group of hackers launched a major campaign targeting…

WASHINGTON | US targets Libyan militia leader with sanctions

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department has slapped sanctions on the leader of a militia in…

GENEVA | World trade body to hear China appeal for sanctions vs US

GENEVA— The World Trade Organization says its dispute settlement body will take up China’s request to…

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Iran goes to UN’s highest court over reimposed US sanctions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Iran went to the United Nations’ highest court Monday in a bid…

VILNIUS, Lithuania | Netanyahu welcomes airlines decision not to fly to Iran

VILNIUS, Lithuania — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on a trip Thursday to Lithuania, welcomed the…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | British Airways to end direct flights to Iran in September

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — British Airways says it will end its direct flights to Iran’s…

MOSCOW | Russian ruble at lowest since 2016 on US sanctions fears

MOSCOW — The Russian ruble briefly fell Thursday to its lowest level against the dollar since…

WASHINGTON | US adds to growing list of sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration added to its growing list of sanctions against Russia on Tuesday as…

WASHINGTON | UK says EU should weigh tougher Russia sanctions

WASHINGTON — Britain wants the European Union to ensure its sanctions on Russia are sufficiently comprehensive…

WASHINGTON | UK asks for more US sanctions on Russia after poisoning case

WASHINGTON — The United Kingdom is asking the Trump administration to impose further sanctions on Russia…