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Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials

Iran plans to ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials told Reuters ahead of a visit to Iran by Japa...

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials

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Germany to mediate in Iran Envoy Jens Plötner had been involved in drawing up the 2015 JCPOA treaty and went to Tehran with the aim of seeing it preserved. He was told that Ira...
20:56, 05/23/2019

Japan's Abe Looks to Mediate Between U.S., Iran Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will seek to open a channel of communication between Iran and the U.S. as part of a diplomatic effort to prevent a...
17:14, 06/12/2019

Japan says Abe’s Iran trip not meant to mediate row with US TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s top government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s high-stakes trip to Iran is intended to help de-escalate t...
08:56, 06/13/2019

Japan says Abe's Iran trip not meant to mediate row with US Japan's top government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's high-stakes trip to Iran is intended to help de-escalate tensions in the Mideast — ...
08:14, 06/13/2019

Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between the US and Iran BAGHDAD — Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions a...
13:14, 05/26/2019

Baghdad ready to mediate between U.S., Iran if asked Mohamad Halbousi's comments, carried by state TV, came shortly after Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Baghdad beginning a two-...
00:28, 05/26/2019

Japan PM to visit Iran in effort to mediate tension with US TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Iran in an effort to reduce tensions between Tehran and Was...
15:14, 06/06/2019

Iraq offers to mediate between US, Iran amid ongoing tensions Iraq offered to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran's nu...
06:56, 05/27/2019

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, authori...
01:56, 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...
02:14, 05/08/2019

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...
20:28, 05/08/2019

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 t...
12:14, 05/31/2019

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...
14:42, 05/02/2019

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 instit...
19:42, 05/02/2019

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. oil sanctions will fail in practice Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated on Wednesday that Tehran will continue selling its oil despite U.S. sanctions and said Washington's polic...
13:14, 05/01/2019

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 Jarr...
10:14, 05/10/2019

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 price...
04:28, 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 complianc...
00:00, 05/07/2019

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 ...
06:42, 05/18/2019

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 met...
06:00, 05/09/2019

Iran foreign minister in India for talks after U.S. sanctions Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif will hold talks with his counterpart in the Indian capital on Tuesday after New Delhi stopped purchases of Irania...
09:28, 05/14/2019

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 Petroche...
07:56, 06/08/2019

White House official: New Iran sanctions coming ‘very soon’ On the one-year anniversary of U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, a White House official announced that additional sanctions against Iran wo...
19:56, 05/08/2019

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 ministe...
07:56, 05/16/2019

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...
10:56, 06/19/2019

Iran inches away from nuclear deal amid US sanctions Iran has threatened to resume higher enrichment of uranium in 60 days if world powers fail to negotiate new terms for its 2015 nuclear deal a year af...
11:00, 05/08/2019

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 S...
03:28, 06/15/2019

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 wh...
13:14, 05/06/2019

Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hitting Hezbollah, and it hurts Spending cutbacks by the Iran-allied Lebanese militia illustrate the profound impact of the sanctions, which are curtailing Iran’s ability to support...
23:56, 05/18/2019

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity a...
14:28, 06/15/2019

Trump administration imposes additional sanctions on Iran On the first anniversary of Washington's withdrawal from the 2015 landmark deal between Tehran and world powers, U.S. officials said they would keep ...
22:56, 05/08/2019

Trump issues new sanctions on Iran’s industrial metals President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday imposing new sanctions against Iran on its production of iron, steel, aluminum and copper. “...
22:56, 05/08/2019

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 admini...
13:00, 05/16/2019

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....
16:00, 04/29/2019

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 I...
02:42, 06/08/2019

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 i...
21:00, 05/20/2019

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 haw...
07:28, 05/01/2019

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 continu...
12:28, 05/09/2019

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...
09:56, 06/12/2019

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...
14:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. threatens Iran with more sanctions, warns Europe against business with Tehran The United States on Wednesday threatened to impose more sanctions on Iran 'very soon' and warned Europe against doing business with Tehran via a sys...
17:42, 05/08/2019

No link between Exxon deal and Iran sanctions waiver -Iraqi PM Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday there was no link between an initial oil agreement his government was about to sign with Exxon ...
15:42, 05/07/2019

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 ...
23:14, 05/27/2019

Donald Trump tells Iran ‘call me’ over lifting sanctions President suggests US could help revive Iran’s economy in return for no-nuclear weapons pledgeDonald Trump has offered Iran direct talks, saying its ...
22:28, 05/09/2019

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...
13:42, 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 Tues...
23:00, 05/07/2019

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 actio...
21:28, 05/08/2019

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 Venezue...
22:28, 05/08/2019

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...
22:00, 05/08/2019

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 es...
09:28, 05/14/2019

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 to...
21:14, 05/17/2019

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 offe...
09:42, 05/26/2019

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 ...
20:28, 06/12/2019

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 potentia...
04:14, 05/09/2019

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 ...
16:00, 06/17/2019

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 pr...
19:28, 05/02/2019

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 Ab...
11:42, 06/08/2019

U.S. vows more sanctions for Iran, tells Europe to stop doing business with Tehran The United States on Wednesday threatened to impose more sanctions on Iran 'very soon' and warned Europe against doing business with Tehran, increasi...
21:28, 05/08/2019

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 ...
23:56, 05/31/2019

Oil mixed, caught between US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela and trade dispute with China Oil prices were mixed on Tuesday as U.S. sanctions on oil exporters Iran and Venezuela kept markets on edge while concerns that an escalating Sino-U....
04:14, 05/07/2019

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 land...
22:56, 05/08/2019

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 de...
21:00, 04/29/2019

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 activitie...
08:14, 05/28/2019

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 ...
06:00, 05/09/2019

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 matte...
07:28, 06/18/2019

Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions....
19:42, 06/12/2019

U.S. renews Iran nonproliferation sanctions waivers for Russia, UK, China, France: Bloomberg The United States on Friday granted waivers allowing Britain, China, France and Russia to continue nonproliferation work with Iran, permitting them t...
23:14, 05/03/2019

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 ...
04:56, 05/09/2019

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10:00, 05/09/2019

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran becau...
18:42, 06/13/2019

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...
15:14, 05/09/2019

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19:00, 05/03/2019

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior offic...
02:14, 06/14/2019

Iran Officials: ‘Nobody Is Going to Call’ President Trump Iranian officials rebuffed President Donald Trump’s suggestion that they call him to try to defuse frictions as the U.S. ratcheted up its actio...
19:14, 05/12/2019

U.S. Officials Say Military Moves to Deter Iran Are Working Lawmakers are divided ahead of intelligence briefings on Capitol Hill focused on rising tensions with Iran and America’s deployments to the Middle Ea...
19:56, 05/21/2019

U.S. officials seek to tamp down Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Te...
06:00, 05/22/2019

Saudi officials condemn Iran over its role in Yemen The ongoing civil war in Yemen has resulted in the worst humanitarian crisis in the world today, and Saudi officials have told Fox News that Iran’s c...
16:14, 05/03/2019

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confront...
02:28, 05/18/2019

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 o...
16:42, 05/17/2019

Iran won’t talk missiles, only nuke deal as officials visit TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry says nothing else but the country’s landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers will be disc...
09:42, 06/10/2019

Iran agrees to hand over detained US resident to Lebanon, officials say Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years in Tehran to Lebanese officials, an Iranian judiciary official said Tuesd...
13:28, 06/11/2019

Air France flight diverted to Iran over ventilation 'malfunction,' officials say An Air France jet flying from Paris to Mumbai on Wednesday was diverted to an airport in Iran after officials say the aircraft suffered a “malfunctio...
02:56, 05/09/2019

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objecti...
06:14, 05/22/2019

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, c...
17:28, 05/20/2019

Iran won't talk missiles, only nuke deal as officials visit Iran's Foreign Ministry says nothing else but the country's landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers will be discussed during high-stakes diploma...
10:14, 06/10/2019

U.S.'s Hook to meet European officials on Iran in Paris next week U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook plans to travel to Paris next week for talks about Iran with senior British, French and German offici...
23:28, 06/18/2019

Pompeo skips Moscow to meet with European officials on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has changed the schedule for his latest trip to Europe, substituting a stop in Brussels for one in M...
06:14, 05/13/2019

U.S. Officials Work to Convince Divided Congress of Iran Threat American officials said Iran had threatened to target missiles at Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure to drive up oil prices and disrupt international ...
19:28, 05/22/2019

Exclusive: U.S. Military Officials Say There Is No Actual Plan to Confront Iran The Trump Administration is turning up the heat on Iran, broadcasting a new plan to send as many as 120,000 U.S. forces to the Middle East to counter...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Officials Dispute Mike Pompeo’s Claim That Iran Is Collaborating With Al Qaeda Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that Iran and Al Qaeda are collaborating is at best an exaggeration that is not supported by any availab...
09:14, 05/22/2019

Iran took mine off tanker targeted in attacks, US officials say with video release The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz. ...
14:14, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Trump officials hold closed-door Iran briefings WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s Iran policy (all times local): 3:00 p.m. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, ...
21:56, 05/21/2019

Iran targeted and missed US drone flying over Gulf of Oman: officials Iran targeted and missed a US drone flying over the Gulf of Oman shortly after the Thursday attack on two tankers there, US officials said. The unman...
07:00, 06/16/2019

3 Oil Tankers ‘Sabotaged,’ Gulf Officials Say, Amid Heightened Tensions With Iran (FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates) — Two Saudi oil tankers and a Norwegian-flagged vessel were damaged in what Gulf officials described Monday as...
20:42, 05/13/2019

Iran tried to shoot down US Reaper drone that arrived on scene of oil tanker attacks: officials Iran fired a missile – but missed – at an American drone on Thursday after the supposed Iranian attack on oil tankers, while another U.S. drone was s...
19:56, 06/15/2019

USS Abraham Lincoln on station in Arabian Sea two weeks early to deter Iran: officials The USS Abraham Lincoln is now on station in the northern Arabian Sea, two weeks early to deter Iran, multiple U.S. defense officials have told Fox N...
16:42, 05/16/2019

U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension....
01:42, 05/23/2019

US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions....
19:14, 05/24/2019

Ethiopia tries to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister sought to mediate Sudan's political crisis on Friday, urging military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" ...
22:00, 06/07/2019

Ethiopian PM visits Sudan in bid to mediate crisis Ethiopia’s prime minister has met with Sudan’s ruling generals and protest leaders in a bid to revive negotiations amid a crackdown on demonstrations...
20:00, 06/07/2019

Ethiopia attempts to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister on Friday urged Sudan's military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in trying to agree on a transition to...
00:56, 06/08/2019

Retired Oklahoma judge to mediate opioid settlement funds NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma State Supreme Court justice will attempt to resolve a dispute over how to disburse an $85 million settlement o...
18:00, 06/18/2019

Mexico's Zacatecas state offers to mediate Newmont Goldcorp mine dispute Authorities from Mexico's Zacatecas state hope to mediate an agreement to end a two-month blockade at the Penasquito gold mine between mining firm Ne...
04:14, 05/29/2019

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new...
02:14, 06/14/2019

Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Ir...
14:14, 06/13/2019

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran without 'pre-conditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a norm...
20:28, 06/02/2019

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a norm...
22:00, 06/02/2019

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions...
19:42, 06/12/2019

Trump's "Genocidal Taunts Won't End Iran," Says Iran Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday the "genocidal taunts" of US President Donald Trump will not "end Iran", as tensions spike ...
22:00, 05/20/2019

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quote...
08:42, 05/23/2019

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Hucka...
03:28, 06/15/2019

Iran’s president names new CEO of national carrier, Iran Air TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media say President Hassan Rouhani has appointed a new chief for the national carrier, Iran Air. The state-owned IRAN dai...
09:56, 05/06/2019

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group...
00:28, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Iran spokesman: Iran needs 20% enriched uranium TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 1:10 p.m....
11:00, 06/17/2019

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 announ...
14:00, 05/17/2019

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 surface-to-air missile defense systems, Vice President Fuat Okta...
13:56, 05/05/2019

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 Te...
00:56, 06/08/2019

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 c...
14:42, 05/21/2019

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 Pr...
02:42, 06/12/2019

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 ...
01:56, 06/08/2019

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
19:28, 05/21/2019

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 h...
00:00, 05/11/2019

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 Okta...
15:42, 05/05/2019

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey's foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia for the purchase of the S-400...
14:14, 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 d...
23:28, 06/16/2019

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 in...
02:14, 06/07/2019

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 product...
01:28, 05/22/2019

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...
10:14, 05/29/2019

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 h...
14:00, 05/22/2019

How U.S. sanctions over a Russian weapon could rattle Turkey Turkey is on the cusp of facing U.S. sanctions over its decision to buy a Russian S-400 missile defense system, leaving its already soft currency and...
11:28, 05/30/2019

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 g...
20:56, 05/18/2019

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 Is...
23:14, 06/07/2019

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 adminis...
01:56, 05/03/2019

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 ...
17:56, 05/01/2019

Italy's Di Maio not worried over possible European sanctions Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Friday he was not worried over possible EU sanctions in case of violation of fiscal rules, as he ...
09:42, 05/17/2019

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 adminis...
09:28, 05/03/2019

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 progre...
15:42, 06/10/2019

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 defense systems, Turkish Foreign Minist...
10:00, 06/14/2019

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 trans...
19:56, 04/28/2019

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 econ...
01:56, 05/11/2019

EU Council extends weapons sanctions on Myranmar for another year The European Union has extended for another year a ban on the sale of weapons in Myanmar, as punishment for what it says is the continued persecution...
15:42, 04/30/2019

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 ...
11:56, 06/14/2019

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 betwee...
21:14, 06/14/2019

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over obje...
19:28, 05/30/2019

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...
01:56, 05/11/2019

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...
23:56, 06/13/2019

European stocks dip as U.S. sanctions on Huawei add to trade anxiety European shares retreated on Thursday after Washington blacklisted Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, adding another confrontational element to the U.S.-...
11:28, 05/16/2019

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 Thursda...
14:00, 05/16/2019

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 ...
08:14, 06/13/2019

China opposes use of unilateral sanctions against its entities: ministry China strongly opposes other countries imposing unilateral sanctions on Chinese entities, a Commerce Ministry spokesman said in response to the lates...
09:56, 05/16/2019

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top officia...
19:14, 06/15/2019

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 polit...
19:56, 06/15/2019

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...
23:00, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 2-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 h...
23:42, 05/22/2019

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 Thursd...
23:42, 05/22/2019

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 go...
01:56, 05/25/2019

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...
07:00, 05/08/2019

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 1...
22:28, 04/29/2019

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 th...
21:28, 05/10/2019

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea f...
05:56, 06/19/2019

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...
01:14, 06/02/2019

EU's Tajani plays down Italian concerns over EU sanctions for debt The head of the European parliament, Antonio Tajani, played down concerns of Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini that the European Commissio...
19:00, 05/28/2019

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 civi...
16:14, 05/17/2019

Syrian government has few options to battle fuel sanctions BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government is scrambling to deal with its worst fuel crisis since the war began in 2011, aggravated by U.S. sanctions target...
15:56, 05/03/2019

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...
01:00, 05/18/2019

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 Russian...
02:56, 05/17/2019

Venezuela's oil exports drop 17% in May as sanctions kick in -data Venezuelan PDVSA's oil exports took another hit in May, following a deadline for customers to wind-down purchases in order to comply with U.S. sancti...
18:14, 06/04/2019

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 w...
16:42, 05/17/2019

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia BRUSSELS (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in t...
16:42, 06/05/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on Syrian businessman with ties to Assad The United States on Tuesday slapped sanctions on Syrian businessman Samer Foz and his family, who have close ties to President Bashar al-Assad and w...
19:56, 06/11/2019

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 statu...
04:42, 05/18/2019

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 jeopardiz...
21:42, 05/05/2019

| 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 Damasc...
20:14, 06/12/2019

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...
19:00, 05/28/2019

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 ...
09:14, 04/29/2019

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 l...
10:28, 05/11/2019

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 h...
16:00, 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 repor...
02:28, 05/07/2019

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 h...
21:14, 06/11/2019

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 prog...
06:00, 05/22/2019

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 ...
22:56, 05/05/2019

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 ...
20:14, 05/27/2019

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 Nation...
20:42, 05/09/2019

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 sanct...
14:14, 05/29/2019

Huawei expected to face major implications following recent sanctions In a recent address by the currently residing Trump administration, US government has added Huawei (world’s 2nd largest smartphone manufacture...
13:42, 05/23/2019

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 soldier...
18:14, 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, ...
13:28, 06/13/2019

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 t...
13:14, 06/07/2019

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 Monda...
14:28, 05/20/2019

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 acti...
21:42, 05/09/2019

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 o...
20:00, 05/17/2019

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...
14:28, 05/21/2019

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 ti...
13:28, 05/08/2019

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 Ank...
19:42, 05/31/2019

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 Rapport...
19:14, 04/28/2019

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against ...
20:14, 06/08/2019

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 ...
23:00, 05/23/2019

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...
20:14, 06/03/2019

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 sinc...
21:28, 04/30/2019

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...
10:00, 05/11/2019

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 Pyongyan...
03:56, 05/10/2019

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 di...
11:42, 05/21/2019

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 sim...
21:56, 05/10/2019

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 Ve...
06:14, 05/28/2019

Trump threatens sanctions on Cuba over military support for Venezuela's Maduro President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the United States would hit Cuba with sanctions and an embargo if it continued its military support for the go...
00:00, 05/01/2019

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 t...
19:56, 06/13/2019

US, allies accuse North Korea of violating UN sanctions on refined petroleum The U.S. is accusing North Korea of breaching U.N. sanctions on the import of refined petroleum via illegal ship-to-ship transfers -- a move that mar...
22:00, 06/13/2019

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 ...
00:14, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natgas pipeline President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project -- which the United St...
01:00, 06/13/2019

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 ...
15:56, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 4-Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's ...
16:56, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-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 ...
11:28, 05/16/2019

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 make...
07:42, 05/29/2019

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 ea...
20:14, 06/11/2019

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 se...
08:56, 05/16/2019

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 ...
14:00, 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 ci...
02:00, 05/19/2019

N Korean eatery accused of selling facial recognition products 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 ci...
06:42, 05/20/2019

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 p...
08:42, 05/10/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-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 Hua...
11:28, 05/16/2019

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 righ...
02:56, 05/17/2019

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 moote...
01:14, 06/13/2019

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 s...
06:28, 05/08/2019

Pence to Announce Lifting of Sanctions on Venezuela General Who Broke Ranks With Maduro The Trump administration lifted sanctions on a Venezuelan general it says has broken ranks with the Maduro regime and warned 25 Venezuelan supreme co...
22:14, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 3-Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defence bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defence law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's ...
16:00, 05/29/2019

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...
19:14, 05/04/2019

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...
17:28, 05/27/2019

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...
03:28, 05/04/2019

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 fin...
23:14, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defence 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 make...
07:42, 05/29/2019

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 Ma...
02:14, 05/01/2019

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 cou...
02:14, 05/02/2019

Trump campaign seeks sanctions against DNC over Russia collusion lawsuit: ‘Frivolous factual fantasies’ The Democratic National Committee is still pressing forward with a lawsuit alleging the Trump campaign actively colluded with Russia and WikiLeaks to...
23:14, 06/05/2019

North Korean ship used to illicitly transport coal is seized over sanctions violation, US announces A North Korean cargo vessel used to transport coal -- in violation of international sanctions against the rogue regime -- was seized, the U.S. Justic...
01:00, 05/10/2019

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 c...
19:42, 05/04/2019

China April crude oil imports hit monthly record, refiners stocked up ahead of sanctions China's crude oil imports in April unexpectedly surged to a record despite refinery maintenance outages and tepid domestic fuel demand, customs data ...
07:00, 05/08/2019

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 se...
11:28, 05/16/2019

John McCain-aligned 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...
19:14, 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 em...
00:14, 05/01/2019

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. ...
14:42, 06/18/2019

Trump says NRA ‘under siege’ by Dem officials who want to ‘destroy’ it President Trump said Monday that the National Rifle Association -- gripping by infighting and turmoil that exploded into public view over the past we...
16:00, 04/29/2019

New York officials hit back at Trump over NRA New York's governor assailed President Donald Trump on Monday for backing the National Rifle Association in its dispute with the state, accusing the ...
21:00, 04/29/2019

Two Top Treasury Officials Promoted to New Posts President Trump intends to promote the Treasury Department’s top lawyer, Brent McIntosh, to the position of its top financial diplomat, the White Hou...
22:56, 05/21/2019

Officials: US to send about 1,000 more troops to Poland WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Pentagon expects to send about 1,000 additional troops and a squadron of Reaper drones to Poland to beef up ...
01:00, 06/12/2019

"If Officials Don't Respect, Hit Them With Shoes": UP BJP Legislator A BJP legislator advised party workers to hit government officials with shoes if they don't accord respect. He also issued a threat to officials who,...
19:56, 06/06/2019

Top EU officials warn Romania over rule of law The European Union warned Romania on Thursday it could face firmer action over the government's legal changes that the bloc has said threaten the rul...
21:56, 05/09/2019

US and EU officials disagree about countering China European allies need to stop underestimating China when considering sensitive economic partnerships, a U.S. official warned Thursday in a display of ...
10:56, 06/07/2019

Some U.S. Fed officials are more worried by weak inflation Two Federal Reserve policymakers on Friday said they were increasingly worried about weak inflation, an indication that some U.S. central bankers see...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption: TV Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption...
17:28, 06/16/2019

Here's how US border officials want to spend $20.8B in 2020 U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a Department of Homeland Security entity, has asked Congress for $18.2 billion to fund operations in fiscal 2020,...
04:28, 05/10/2019

Top U.S., Chinese Officials Break the Ice on Trade China and the U.S. held their first high-level meeting on trade since negotiations fell apart a month ago, with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchi...
11:42, 06/09/2019

Inflation Is Likely to Fuel Discussion as Fed Officials Meet Federal Reserve officials meet this week more confident that the economy has shaken off recession worries that sent markets reeling late last year, b...
01:00, 04/30/2019

At least 60 ice seals reported dead in Alaska, officials say The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska's west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said ...
15:28, 06/13/2019

Officials say Arkansas underground dump fire has gone out BELLA VISTA, Ark. (AP) — Officials say a northwestern Arkansas underground dump fire that’s been burning for nearly a year has been extinguishe...
18:14, 06/05/2019

Paris hospital attacked by May Day protesters, say officials Staff say they stopped attempt to enter intensive care, but intruders smashed computersFrench officials say medical staff narrowly averted “a catastr...
18:28, 05/02/2019

California officials OK security deal for men’s-only retreat SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A secretive men’s-only retreat hosted by an elite club that has included former U.S. presidents and business leaders will ...
21:14, 06/11/2019

New York officials hit back at Trump over backing NRA New York's governor assailed President Donald Trump on Monday for backing the National Rifle Association in its dispute with the state, accusing the ...
05:28, 04/30/2019

Afghan officials: bus bombing in capital kills 5 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a sticky bomb attached into a bus has detonated in the capital, Kabul, killing five people and woundin...
15:14, 06/03/2019

Ex-FBI officials warn that Russia will continue to try to meddle Two former FBI officials warned Congress on Wednesday that Russia meddled in U.S. elections before 2016 and will continue to try in future elections....
22:14, 06/12/2019

Mexico officials intercept about 1,000 migrants on highway Some 200 military police, immigration agents and federal police are blocking the advance of about 1,000 Central American migrants who are walking nor...
20:42, 06/05/2019

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega’s government and two prominent journalists have been freed from prison ahead of a June ...
20:56, 06/11/2019

Norway officials trying to ID water contamination source Norwegian authorities say they have not yet identified the source of water contamination in southern Norway that sent dozens of people to the hospita...
17:14, 06/11/2019

Trump officials discussed deporting families WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security officials considered arresting thousands of migrant families who had final deportation orders and removing them f...
05:00, 05/15/2019

Jail: Torsteinson Picked Up By Immigration Officials ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Three Forks Jail has confirmed with LEX 18 that a man accused of sending inappropriate messages to minors in Estil...
06:14, 06/11/2019

Here comes the smoke: Health officials tell B.C. to prepare for new ‘5th season’ "We need to prepare — and prepare early — for every wildfire season with the thought that it may be the worse season ever,” says the BC Centre for Di...
04:00, 05/16/2019

2 US drones targeted before tanker attack, officials say _____ U.S. officials say two American drones were targeted by Iranian-backed forces before the attack on two tankers earlier this week in the Gulf of...
21:00, 06/15/2019

Yemeni officials say top diplomat resigned over UN deal Yemeni officials say the country's foreign minister has submitted his resignation to President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi due to differences over a U.N....
20:56, 06/10/2019

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday...
20:28, 05/17/2019

NHL officials aren’t even trying to enforce rule standards There is no excuse for the NHL’s dereliction of duty in overseeing and supervising the playoffs. The parade of scandalous errors made by on-ice offic...
02:42, 06/09/2019

New Haven mosque fire was intentionally set, officials say A fire that broke out at a Connecticut mosque over the weekend has been ruled an arson. “This was intentionally set,” said New Haven Fire Chief John ...
08:14, 05/14/2019

Gunmen Kill 11 People In Bar In Brazil: Officials Gunmen killed at least 11 people in a bar in northern Brazil on Sunday, officials said. The shooting took place in the city of Belem, the public safe...
07:42, 05/20/2019

Asylum seekers say U.S. officials returned them to Mexico but kept their IDs Virginia, an 18-year-old from Guatemala who is seeking asylum in the United States, had just one form of identification on her long journey north: he...
20:14, 05/31/2019

Health officials weigh in on getting vaccine boosters TUCSON -The Centers for Disease Control say there are 764 confirmed cases of the measles in 23 states – an increase of 60 cases from last week....
06:00, 05/07/2019

LSU basketball coach regrets not meeting with LSU officials DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — LSU men’s basketball coach Will Wade has acknowledged making “some mistakes” when he refused to speak with scho...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Federal US officials question JetSmarter customers JetSmarter customers are now being questioned by the FBI and officials from the U.S. Attorney's office. This follows a CNBC investigation that f...
21:42, 04/28/2019

Dem wants Trump officials jailed for not turning over tax returns Democratic Rep. Lloyd Doggett said Tuesday that IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin should be jailed or fined for s...
15:28, 05/22/2019

Officials: 2 dead, 4 injured in gas station explosion BUENA VISTA, Va. (AP) — Authorities say an explosion at a Virginia gas station has left two people dead and four people injured. According to The Roa...
06:28, 05/11/2019

Officials are working to help this alligator with a knife in its head, thank god If a picture is worth 1,000 words, this one raises just as many questions. Last week, Texan Erin Weaver spotted a gator in Pumpkin Lake, in the town ...
01:14, 06/18/2019

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defense...
01:14, 05/23/2019

BBB Officials Warn Of “One Ring” Telephone Scam (LEX 18) – The Better Business Bureau is warning residents to beware of the  “one ring” telephone scam. FCC officials say that calling back to ...
20:28, 05/07/2019

Immigration officials arrest man charged with killing 3 Federal immigration agents on Tuesday arrested a suspected drunken driver who was free on bail after being charged with plowing into a Northern Calif...
07:42, 05/08/2019

New president of El Salvador fires officials via Twitter SAN SALVADOR – As Nayib Bukele waged an underdog bid for the presidency of El Salvador, savvy use of social media helped propel his rise. Now, ...
04:28, 06/08/2019

Health officials say NYC measles cases reach 466 NEW YORK (AP) — The number of measles cases in New York City has reached 466 since the outbreak began in October. The city’s health department ...
01:00, 05/08/2019

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died....
16:00, 06/18/2019

Fed officials say trade tensions could threaten growth The recent ratcheting up of U.S.-China trade tensions is creating uncertainties for businesses and could threaten economic growth, four Federal Reser...
00:56, 05/24/2019

No More ''VIP Stay'' At Corbett Tiger Reserve: Officials Corbett Tiger Reserve authorities have decided that it will not entertain references from VIPs requesting stay and safari facilities among others eit...
17:14, 06/18/2019

Trade uncertainties big downside risk, Fed officials say Uncertainty over U.S.-China trade, including how long recently increased tariffs will stay in place and if and how trade tensions will get resolved, ...
00:56, 05/24/2019

Officials: US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened ...
19:14, 05/24/2019

Chinese and US officials meet in last-ditch bid to end trade war Chinese and US officials were today meeting in Washington in a last-ditch bid to negotiate a truce in the escalating trade war between the two countr...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Libyan officials say airstrikes intensify in Tripoli Libyan officials say Khalifa Hifter’s self-styled Libyan National Army has intensified its airstrikes over the past two days on rival militias in and...
12:28, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption - TV Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption...
20:42, 06/16/2019

Officials close the Eiffel Tower as a man climbs it Officers are still talking with a man who climbed up the side of the Eiffel Tower on Monday afternoon, triggering an evacuation of the famous structu...
22:42, 05/20/2019

Officials: Woman, 76, dies after emergency during race KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a 76-year-old woman has died after having a medical emergency while running a race in southwestern Michigan. Th...
18:00, 05/06/2019

U.S. ends diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials The United States has removed diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials -- a move related to pending issues connected with U.S. diplomats who ...
20:28, 05/31/2019

Mexico officials prepare to intercept about 1,000 migrants Hundreds more Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico from Guatemala, and a group of about 1,000 has started walking en mass to the north....
20:28, 06/05/2019

Climbers missing in Himalayas unlikely to be found, officials say Group of eight including four Britons were attempting to summit Nanda Devi mountainEight climbers missing in the Himalayas have not been found in ini...
15:28, 06/02/2019

Hurricane officials warn to start planning now Officials at the National Hurricane Center are urging people to ‘prepare now’ for this year’s hurricane season. (May 31)  ...
03:00, 06/01/2019

Kamala Harris Says US Officials Should Consider Breaking Up Facebook Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said on Sunday that U.S. officials should consider breaking up Facebook Inc, the world's largest soci...
06:14, 05/13/2019

US officials to put off oil leases near sacred tribal land ALBUQUERQUE, NM — US Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has agreed to put off oil and gas leasing for a year on land that Native Americans consider s...
21:56, 05/30/2019

Oregon bear put down after people feed him, take selfies, officials say A black bear was killed by Oregon wildlife officials last week after becoming so accustomed to humans through being fed that the public could get clo...
20:14, 06/16/2019

AP sources: Trump officials discussed deporting families WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security officials considered arresting migrant families around the country who had final deportation orders and removing ...
07:28, 05/14/2019

Fed officials see risks in weaker inflation expectations, trade row A drop in the consumer outlook for inflation and intensifying trade tensions drew caution from Federal Reserve officials on Monday as policymakers fa...
20:56, 05/13/2019

Officials: No South Bend shooting body cam video St. Joseph County, Indiana Prosecutor Ken Cotter says there is no body cam video of the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer in So...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Libyan officials say Hifter’s forces fighting IS in south CAIRO (AP) — Libyan officials say forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter are pursuing Islamic State militants in the country’s south...
15:28, 06/16/2019

FBI and Dominican Republic Officials Investigate Tourist Deaths The Federal Bureau of Investigation is working with authorities in the Dominican Republic to investigate the recent deaths of several Americans at re...
01:56, 06/19/2019

Brazil officials report ‘massacre’; media say 11 dead at bar RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say there has been a “massacre” in the country’s northern Pará state without releasing ...
00:42, 05/20/2019

Former AFL-CIO Officials Criticize Richard Trumka as a Failed Leader Over the past week, a leadership dispute atop the AFL-CIO—America’s biggest coalition of labor unions—has spilled out into the open, exposing bitter ...
18:42, 05/10/2019

Libyan officials say Hifter's forces fighting IS in south Libyan officials say forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter are pursuing Islamic State militants in the country's south, killing more than...
20:56, 06/16/2019

Iowa officials investigating death of man in police custody MAQUOKETA, Iowa (AP) — Eastern Iowa officials are investigating the death of a man in police custody. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation say...
02:42, 06/16/2019

Name Missing From Voters' List, Ex-Cricketer Says Officials Took Selfies Furious over not finding his name in the voters' list, former cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi said polling officials, instead of addressing his issue, we...
19:56, 05/12/2019

2 injured after helicopter crashes into the Hudson River: officials A helicopter crashed into the Hudson River in New York City on Wednesday shortly after taking off from Manhattan, causing minor injuries to the pilot...
03:28, 05/16/2019

Officials, suspect exchange gunfire outside Texas courthouse DALLAS (AP) — Police say a person has been shot after exchanging gunfire with federal officers outside a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas. Polic...
17:28, 06/17/2019

US not inviting Israeli officials to economic workshop in Bahrain The White House is hosting a workshop in Bahrain next week to launch the economic components of the administration’s Middle East peace plan but...
22:28, 06/17/2019

Disease that can be transferred from dog to human confirmed in Iowa, officials say The zoonotic disease, known as "canine Brucellosis," is spread through reproductive fluids. Instances were found at a small-dog breeding facility. &...
00:00, 05/13/2019

Woman, 35, disappears at Hawaii national forest, officials say Volunteers and first responders continued to search on Sunday for a 35-year-old woman who authorities say disappeared last week outside of a Hawaii n...
21:56, 05/12/2019

Officials Searching For Missing Pulaski County Woman PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Officials in Pulaski County need help finding a missing 25-year-old woman who hasn’t been seen or heard fr...
22:14, 06/14/2019

Officials warn of fish from some Texas bays after accident BAYPORT, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials have advised people not to fish or eat seafood from parts of some Houston-area bays as cleanup continues...
17:56, 05/14/2019

9-year-old girl set herself on fire while playing with lighter: officials A 9-year-old Florida girl accidentally set herself on fire while playing with a lighter and a bottle of rubbing alcohol, authorities said. The Fort L...
19:00, 06/14/2019

Officials: Memphis man Brandon Webber was a 'violent' fugitive Authorities say a Tennessee man shot and killed by U.S. Marshals this week, in an incident that led to backlash in Memphis, was the prime suspect in ...
16:56, 06/14/2019

Byron York: Obama-era intelligence officials fretting because 'we don't know what they did' Why are Obama-era intelligence officials so concerned with President's Trump's call to declassify information regarding the origins of the Russia pro...
04:42, 05/25/2019

Officials Search For Suspect After Chase Ends In Crash LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Authorities are searching for a man who escaped following a chase. It happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday on Highway ...
13:56, 05/29/2019

Fed officials see past misses as trouble for any new inflation approach The Federal Reserve is discussing whether a better way to get the U.S. economy to hit the central bank's inflation target is to tolerate much higher ...
22:14, 05/21/2019

Man Dies After Setting Himself On Fire Near White House: US Officials A man who set himself on fire near the White House has died of his injuries, the US Park Police said on Thursday. The man set himself on fire on the ...
17:00, 05/30/2019

| WATCH: 21 killed in Mexico road accident - officials A semi-truck and a bus carrying passengers back from a pilgrimage to a Catholic shrine crashed and burst into flames in eastern Mexico, killing at l...
21:14, 05/30/2019

Honduras: Former officials accused of laundering drug money Former president Porfirio Lobo’s administration is being investigated for laundering drug money. The OAS anti-corruption mission (MACCIH) has filed i...
07:00, 05/25/2019

Former Obama officials reveal they are still talking with the Iranian government With tensions between the United States and Iran high, three officials who worked in former President Barack Obama's administration admit they have b...
20:14, 05/31/2019

Officials: Fatal Crash Blocks Cumberland Parkway RUSSELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials say that a crash on the Cumberland Parkway in Russell County is fatal. The crash happened near mile mar...
00:42, 05/21/2019

Afghan officials: 3 bomb blasts in capital, 1 killed Afghan officials say there have been three explosions in the capital, Kabul, including a sticky bomb attached to a bus carrying university students t...
08:56, 06/02/2019

1,000 Tribunals To Be Set Up In Assam For Citizen List Appeals: Officials The Centre will help the Assam government in setting up 1,000 foreigners tribunals by July 31 when the final list of National Register of Citizens (N...
15:28, 06/02/2019

Iranian officials reject Trump's call for talks Iranian officials rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that the two nations talk, saying that the United States must change its rhetoric and ...
02:28, 05/29/2019

Illegal fireworks likely cause of Cape Cod brush fire, officials say The use of illegal fireworks likely led to a trio of Memorial Day Weekend brush fires on Cape Cod that damaged about five acres — and nearly spread t...
18:56, 05/28/2019

Prema: Officials must learn from Monaco F2 red flag mistake Prema Racing Formula 2 boss Rene Rosin says officials must learn from the mistake to place more than half the field a lap down in the Monaco feature ...
13:42, 05/28/2019

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of hea...
11:56, 05/25/2019

China accuses U.S. officials of misleading public on trade war China on Friday accused U.S. officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world's two largest economies kep...
21:56, 05/24/2019

Afghan officials: 10 wounded in Kabul minibus bombing KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say 10 people were wounded when a sticky bomb attached to a minibus carrying government workers detonated ...
13:14, 05/27/2019

Indonesia arrests six over plot to kill officials during unrest Indonesian police have arrested six people suspected of plotting to assassinate four state officials during a wave of civil unrest in Jakarta last we...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Indianapolis 500 officials to offer measles vaccine at race INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Some fans attending Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 can get measles vaccines at the track’s infield medical center. IndyCar...
19:56, 05/23/2019

Olympic officials reassure sports federations about cuts An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations that are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers migh...
15:42, 05/23/2019

Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID’d on Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama historical officials say researchers have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Afri...
01:42, 05/23/2019

Brazilian officials say 42 inmates found dead at 3 prisons Brazilian authorities said 42 inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of the northern state of Amazonas Monday, a day after 15 ...
02:56, 05/28/2019

Indonesia police allege plot to kill top officials Indonesian police say four senior officials, including two Cabinet ministers and the national spy chief, were targeted for assassination as part of a...
11:00, 05/28/2019

Officials offer prevention tips during wildfire season TUCSON – The National Weather Service says it is wildfire season in Southern Arizona and with windy conditions this week, all it takes is a cig...
16:28, 05/20/2019

Boeing reportedly left engineers, officials unaware of 737 Max changes Boeing's overestimation of the 737 Max's safety may have been prompted in part by a simple but dangerous problem: many of the people involv...
03:14, 06/03/2019

US, Mexico officials to begin talks over tariffs, border WASHINGTON (AP) — Top officials from the U.S. and Mexico will begin talks in a scramble to fend off President Donald Trump’s threat of devastat...
07:42, 06/03/2019

Brazil officials say ‘several’ prisoners found dead at jails RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say several inmates have been found dead at three different prisons in the northern state of Amazonas. Mo...
01:00, 05/28/2019

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder...
16:14, 06/08/2019

Officials: Man who dragged deputy with vehicle is shot, dies KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities are investigating the death of a man who was shot by a deputy being dragged by the man’s vehicle....
01:42, 06/11/2019

Officials question use of city firetruck at gender reveal COLUMBUS, Miss. — Officials of Columbus, Mississippi, are questioning the use of city equipment at private events after a firetruck was used at a gen...
11:42, 05/17/2019

Officials: Airstrike kills 17 policemen in south Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say an airstrike killed 17 policemen by mistake during a battle with the Taliban just outside the provinci...
07:42, 05/17/2019

Fed Officials Reveal More Doubts About Inflation Dynamics, but See Few Solutions Federal Reserve officials thought inflation would be running solidly at their 2% target this year. It isn’t. And they are puzzled over why and what t...
05:28, 05/17/2019

'El Chapo' lawyer dismisses U.S. officials' escape fears A lawyer for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman rejected prosecutors' claims that the Mexican drug lord may try to escape from the Manhattan jail where he awa...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Congo officials chasing how boy with Ebola entered Uganda BENI, Congo (AP) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood has become the first cross-border case of Ebola in the current deadly outbreak. Now authorities in...
10:00, 06/12/2019

2 Canadian women rescued from kidnappers in Ghana, officials say The two women were rescued early Wednesday in the south-central Ashanti region, Ghanaian government officials said. They did not provide any addition...
13:56, 06/12/2019

Egypt officials say police kill 8 militants in Sinai Egypt says its security forces have killed eight militants in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, two days after a deadly attack killed several pol...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Colorado Officials Consider Tearing Down Site Of Columbine Massacre Public education officials in Colorado are considering a plan to tear down and rebuild Columbine High School, saying the site remains a "source of in...
12:56, 06/07/2019

GOP officials rehash old fight against Volkswagen union vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Top Tennessee Republicans are predicting economic harm if workers at Volkswagen’s car assembly plant in Chattanooga vot...
07:56, 06/07/2019

Brazil officials report 'massacre'; media say 11 dead at bar Brazilian authorities say there has been a "massacre" in the country's northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media ...
01:28, 05/20/2019

Officials: 8 killed in head-on crash on Mississippi highway SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman says a wreck on a rural highway has killed eight people. Sgt. Andy West said the patrol r...
15:56, 06/03/2019

U.S. health officials report 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 981 in the worst outbreak of the disease sinc...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Fiat and Renault Try to Reassure French Officials and Nissan With Renault’s board set to meet Tuesday to discuss a merger, France’s finance minister wants the government to have a seat on any new board, and Nis...
00:00, 06/04/2019

Yemeni officials say troops retake key district from rebels SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say forces loyal to the internationally recognized government have recaptured a key district in the sou...
11:56, 05/18/2019

U.S., Mexico Officials to Hold Talks on Border Dispute The White House will host talks Wednesday with a delegation from Mexico, which is trying to avoid tariffs threatened on roughly $350 billion a year o...
19:42, 06/05/2019

Libyan officials: Militants kill 3 troops at LNA checkpoint BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan officials say Islamic State militants have killed at least three troops in an attack on a checkpoint in a desert town. ...
11:56, 05/18/2019

Crashed F-16's live ammunition safely detonated, officials say Unexploded weaponry aboard an F-16 fighter jet that crashed into the roof of a commercial building in Riverside County, Calif., on Thursday was safel...
09:28, 05/18/2019

Officials mull demolishing then rebuilding Columbine High DENVER (AP) — Authorities in a Colorado community are gauging support for demolishing Columbine High School and rebuilding it nearby. In a letter Thu...
04:14, 06/07/2019

Most Of Bihar Children Died Of Hypoglycemia, Not Encephalitis: Officials Thirty children have died this month in two hospitals in Muzaffarpur, with most of them being victims of hypoglycemia and not Acute Encephalitis Synd...
14:42, 06/12/2019

Trump officials’ military threats divide Senate GOP As the odds of military intervention against Venezuela and Iran appear to rise, some of Donald Trump’s top allies on Capitol Hill are divided over wh...
08:28, 05/07/2019

Georgia child finds $40G of meth in box of Legos: officials Investigators with the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office in Georgia said a child found 3.2 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of $40,000 ins...
01:56, 05/09/2019

16-year-old migrant boy from Guatemala dies while in U.S. custody: officials A 16-year-old unaccompanied migrant boy from Guatemala fell ill after he was transferred to a government shelter in Texas and later died, officials s...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Case Against BJP's Babul Supriyo For "Threatening" Election Officials The Election Commission today directed the West Bengal police to register a case against Union Minister Babul Supriyo for allegedly entering a voting...
19:00, 04/29/2019

16-year-old migrant who died in US custody had a tumor, officials say The teen died April 30 at Driscoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi, Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office officials said.  &#...
06:14, 05/04/2019

New Jersey health officials warn of possible measles exposure New Jersey health officials are warning that an airplane passenger infected with measles traveled from Israel to Newark last month and may have expos...
05:42, 05/03/2019

Trump directs officials to toughen asylum rules U.S. President Donald Trump directed officials to toughen rules for asylum seekers on Monday, including by introducing a fee for their applications a...
05:28, 04/30/2019

Man falls from cliff into Kilauea volcano's caldera, officials say A man visiting Hawaii’s Kīlauea volcano this week was left “seriously injured” after falling from a cliff into the volcano’s caldera, officials said ...
12:28, 05/03/2019

"Called Mamata Banerjee After Cyclone, But..." Say Officials In PM Office Officials in Prime Minister's Office today said the claim that the Prime Minister has not contacted Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after the C...
14:28, 05/05/2019

Trump officials clash with Congress over hearing demands A series of battles between Trump administration officials and congressional Democrats escalated over the weekend as one high-profile Cabinet member ...
14:56, 04/29/2019

Blast near shrine in Pakistan leaves at least 9 dead, officials say At least nine people were killed and many wounded by a blast targeting a security checkpoint outside a major Sufi shrine in the Pakistani city of Lah...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Libyan officials say 200 people have been killed in recent fighting Khalifa Haftar’s bid to topple UN-recognised government has displaced 50,000 peopleNearly 200 people have been killed and more than 1,000 injured in ...
23:14, 05/05/2019

Carlos Ghosn Accuses Nissan Officials of Mismanagement In a video recorded before his most recent arrest, the former auto chief said executives responsible for the company’s slide had plotted against him....
18:14, 04/28/2019

Latest: Officials: Synagogue suspect had 50 unfired bullets The Latest on a shooting at a Southern California synagogue (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Prosecutors say the 19-year-old man suspected of opening fir...
23:56, 04/30/2019

U.S. envoy says top Venezuelan officials negotiated to help restore order U.S. envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams said on Tuesday opposition-led protests in Caracas were part of a broader effort negotiated with three senior...
22:14, 04/30/2019

Officials: Taliban attacks kill 10 Afghan troops, four police KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bombing claimed by the Taliban killed 10 Afghan soldiers in the country’s west while insurgent attacks on secur...
16:28, 05/27/2019

U.N. investigator calls for probing Saudi officials in Khashoggi killing The U.N. inquiry into Jamal Khashoggi's death said high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, likely knew a criminal mis...
12:14, 06/19/2019

Yemeni officials say UAE-backed force storms mosque, kills 5 SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say gunmen from a security force backed by the United Arab Emirates have stormed a mosque in the southe...
22:56, 06/08/2019

Michigan Officials Say a Struggling School Should Close. Residents See Racism. People in Benton Harbor, Mich., say they know their schools are ailing, but they see racial bias in a state plan to shut down the city’s main high sc...
04:56, 06/17/2019

Top air safety officials face US lawmakers after fatal Boeing 737 Max crashes U.S. air safety officials are facing lawmakers on Wednesday about the Boeing 737 Max aircraft after two fatal crashes of the popular planes within fi...
13:56, 05/15/2019

Graham says intel officials concerned about exposure of 2016 misbehavior Amid investigations into potential misbehavior by intelligence officials during the 2016 presidential campaign, Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday, “It ...
00:14, 05/27/2019

16-year-old Pikangikum First Nation evacuee killed in car crash: officials The chief of Pikangikum First Nation says the teen girl was one of more than 2,000 community members forced from their homes by a nearby forest fire....
00:42, 06/13/2019

Several injured in DC pride parade from false gunfire scare: officials Several people were injured at a gay pride parade in Washington on Saturday when some in the crowd ran to escape what they mistakenly thought was the...
05:14, 06/09/2019

Helicopter crash in New York leaves at least one person dead, officials say Fire department says one person reported killed in crashPolice say incident was ‘hard landing on the roof’ of high-riseA helicopter crashed on the ro...
21:56, 06/10/2019

Wolff: Wrong to pressure officials over Vettel penalty in Canadian GP Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff believes it is wrong to put pressure on Formula 1's officials for the controversial decision to penalise Sebastian Vett...
13:42, 06/10/2019

Crane Collapses Into Dallas Apartment Building, Killing 1, Officials Say The crane toppled amid severe winds and sliced into an apartment complex in downtown Dallas on Sunday. One person was killed and six others were inju...
00:56, 06/10/2019

Maryland officials: Inmate killed in prison-yard altercation CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a Maryland inmate is dead after violence involving a cluster of criminals on a prison exercise yard. Maryland ...
20:14, 06/09/2019

Nearly 50 Palestinians injured in protests along Gaza-Israeli border: officials Nearly 50 Palestinians were injured on Wednesday by Israeli troops as they protested across the West Bank and Gaza Strip to mark the 71st anniversary...
21:42, 05/15/2019

Health Officials Reportedly Threatened Air Travel Ban for Individuals With Measles Eight individuals thought to be infected with measles reportedly canceled their air travel plans after they learned they could be placed under a heal...
01:42, 05/26/2019

Top US, Canada trade officials to talk metal tariffs remedy Lighthizer is expected to "float a proposal" to remove the tariffs and "chart a path forward" for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, accordin...
20:56, 05/15/2019

Ohio school closes after enriched uranium detected, officials say An Ohio school district has sent hundreds of students home for the summer early after the presence of a radioactive material used in the creation of ...
17:42, 05/15/2019

EVMs Taken To Hotel Room In Bihar, Poll Officials Say They Weren't Used A poll official in Bihar's Muzaffarpur was on Tuesday served a show cause notice for keeping six EVMs inside a hotel room while voting was on in Biha...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Colorado lawyer dies while descending Mount Everest, officials say A Colorado patent lawyer died Monday while descending from the summit of Mount Everest, the second American in as many weeks to die during the peak c...
00:14, 05/28/2019

Officials: Missing Nicholas County Canoer Found Dead NICHOLAS COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The search for a missing Nicholas County canoer is over after his body was found Thursday afternoon. According t...
15:28, 06/07/2019

Afghan officials: Taliban launch complex attack on police Taliban insurgents stormed a police headquarters Sunday in the capital of northern Baghlan province, and Afghan officials said an ongoing gun battle ...
14:14, 05/05/2019

Northern Virginia health officials warn of possible measles exposures Northern Virginia health departments are working to identify people who may have come in contact with someone infected with measles in one of three s...
19:42, 06/06/2019

White House Won't Invite Israeli Officials to Bahrain Conference The White House said Monday it won’t invite the Israeli government to the unveiling of the economic part of its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan at a B...
03:56, 06/18/2019

Colorado school officials consider razing site of Columbine massacre Public education officials in Colorado are considering a plan to tear down and rebuild Columbine High School, saying the site remains a "source of in...
05:42, 06/07/2019

Trump Pressures Mexico as Officials Meet Again for Border Talks President Trump said that progress was being made in border-security talks between Mexican and U.S. officials, but said the country must “step up to ...
23:56, 06/06/2019

Istanbul mayoral vote to be held again, election officials rule President Erdogan had argued that the margin of votes was too small for the opposition party win to be valid. The man who won the vote said the elect...
01:14, 05/07/2019

Lawsuit targets Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, officials for meeting in Israel Advocates and news media are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over a trip to Israel this week, where he met with state cabinet officials for an "infor...
19:14, 05/29/2019

Rajnath Singh Reviews Defence Acquisition Issues With Top Officials Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reviewed defence acquisition issues with top officials of the ministry and directed them to seek indigenou...
21:42, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Egyptian officials examine jailed Morsi’s death CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s death during a court hearing (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Egypt’s c...
21:00, 06/17/2019

New U.S. Diabetes Cases Are Declining as Obesity Rates Climb. Officials Don’t Know Why NEW YORK (AP) — The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’...
21:14, 05/28/2019

Libyan officials: Militant attack kills 9 troops at LNA base BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan officials say militants have killed at least nine soldiers in an attack on a training camp for the self-styled Libyan N...
14:14, 05/04/2019

Officials with utility view damage of deadly California fire PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Top officials with the utility behind the deadliest U.S. wildfire in at least a century quietly toured the burned remains of ...
02:56, 06/08/2019

Curacao officials board quarantined ship in measles case WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) — Authorities in Curacao have boarded a ship that arrived in the Dutch Caribbean island under quarantine to start vaccinatin...
14:14, 05/04/2019

Derby officials say Maximum Security broke interference rule LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Officials cited Maximum Security for interference and the colt became the first Kentucky Derby winner to be disqualified for v...
10:42, 05/05/2019

Mexican officials find 289 migrants in tractor-trailer rigs Authorities in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas say they have detained 289 Central American migrants, including some children with meas...
16:56, 05/07/2019

Officials: Body Of Missing Boater Pulled From Ohio River BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– After hours of investigating, Kentucky Fish and Wildlife is confirming a missing boater has been found. A group of ...
13:00, 05/28/2019

RBI Plans More Forex Swaps, Steps To Inject Cash, Say Officials Despite cutting its key policy rate by 50 basis points this year to 6 per cent, the RBI has struggled to get banks to reduce lending rates due to tig...
15:28, 05/07/2019

Officials nab ‘Broadway Bandit’ suspected of robbing two Bronx banks It was curtains for the ex-con known as the “Broadway bandit” on Tuesday, according to the NYPD, which said authorities arrested the man ...
19:14, 05/14/2019

Homeless encampments along California levees may be weakening them, officials warn Thousands of residents in Northern California may be threatened by flooding in the future by levees that have been weakened not by weather, but the p...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Trade war, tariffs pose risks to U.S. and global growth: IMF, Fed officials Officials of the U.S. Federal Reserve and International Monetary Fund warned separately on Thursday that global trade tensions and rising tariffs pos...
21:28, 06/06/2019

Hundreds of migrants to be flown to California in as many as 3 flights a week, officials say Hundreds of migrant families will be flown to California in as many as three flights a week as U.S. Border Patrol agents continue to struggle with th...
13:28, 05/18/2019

Border War: Los Angeles officials clash with burbs over homeless 'dumping' Los Angeles city councilmembers claim that L.A.’s neighbors are not just shirking their responsibility in tackling the region’s homeless crisis, but ...
18:42, 06/14/2019

U.S., Japan officials meeting to advance trade talks, report says U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of ...
23:14, 05/20/2019

Leaping Lizards: Florida wildlife officials catch big lizard KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials have finally captured a large invasive Asian water monitor that had been running loose in the Florida Keys ...
15:42, 05/17/2019

US, European Officials Bring Charges in Global Malware Case Ten people, including five Russian fugitives, have been charged in connection with malicious software attacks that infected tens of thousands of comp...
14:14, 05/17/2019

Kamal Nath Wants To Identify "Biased" Election Officials, BJP Protests Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has instructed Congress workers and candidates contesting the Lok Sabha elections to report government offic...
01:00, 05/02/2019

India officials stop Amnesty International event in Kashmir Authorities in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have stopped Amnesty International from holding an event to release a report on detention of ...
12:42, 06/12/2019

Probe Agency Bars Officials At Its Headquarters From Talking To Media The Enforcement Directorate has issued an order that virtually gags its officials posted at its headquarters in New Delhi from interacting with journ...
19:14, 05/21/2019

State Officials Hope Voter Turnout Is Higher Than Expected LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A record 3.4 million people in Kentucky are registered to vote this year. The voter turnout is projected at 12.5%, but...
21:56, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong officials call on protesters to leave HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Hong Kong officials are calling on protes...
10:00, 06/12/2019

California deputy shot while getting food at Jack in the Box has died, officials say Southern California sheriff’s deputy Joseph Gilbert Solano, who was shot and critically wounded on Monday while getting food at a fast-food restauran...
10:28, 06/13/2019

FBI, DHS officials deny agencies less focused on homegrown attacks than other threats National security officials on Wednesday denied an April report that the Trump administration's dissolution of a Department of Homeland Security advi...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Congress Slams Centre Over Appointment Of Officials From Private Sector The Congress today hit out at the BJP-led NDA government over its reported appointment of joint secretaries from the private sector without reservati...
12:28, 06/14/2019

Roadside bomb injures tourists near Giza pyramids, officials say Egyptian officials say bomb hit tourist bus near Cairo site, wounding at least 16 peopleEgyptian officials say a roadside bomb has hit a tourist bus ...
18:00, 05/19/2019

Vladimir Putin Fires Two Police Officials Over Journalist's Arrest Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired two police generals involved in a discredited criminal case against a journalist, an episode that ...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Brazil officials say 11 dead in ‘massacre' at Belém bar The G1 news website says police reported that seven gunmen opened fire on a bar. G1 says police also report one wounded in the attack.   &...
13:56, 05/20/2019

Cigarette alternative that heats tobacco approved by US health officials The cigarette alternative is the centerpiece of Philip Morris International's effort to move the shrinking number of smokers toward other produc...
02:14, 05/01/2019

Barr says he will find out if officials ‘put their thumb on the scale’ in Trump investigation President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr(Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour) Attorney General William Barr said in an interview...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Egypt officials say roadside bomb wounds 6 police in Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security officials are saying that six policemen were wounded by a roadside bomb targeting a police patrol vehicle in...
14:14, 06/13/2019