Sanctions


China: U.S. Trade Probe Would Violate International Rules

China criticized President Donald Trump’s order for a possible U.S. trade investigation of Beijing’s technology policies as a violation of global rules and said Tuesday it will “resolutely safeguard” Chinese…

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U.S. Slaps New Sanctions on Venezuela, Fugitive Mayor Defiant

Washington imposed sanctions on eight Venezuelan officials on Wednesday for their role in creating an all-powerful legislative body loyal to President Nicolas Maduro, while a mayor-turned-fugitive called for more anti-government…

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U.N. Imposes Tough New Sanctions on N. Korea

The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions on North Korea on Saturday including a ban on exports worth over $1 billion — a huge bite in its total…

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U.S. Hits Venezuelan President With Financial Sanctions

The Trump administration slapped financial sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday after a weekend election that gave the South American country’s ruling party virtually unlimited powers. The sanctions…

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Senate Slaps New Sanctions on Russia; Putin Vows Retaliation

The Senate voted nearly unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on Russia despite President Donald Trump’s objections to the legislation, which has angered Russian President Vladimir Putin who threatened…

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