Sanctions And Embargoes

US lawmakers urge Iran expulsion from SWIFT banking network

Aug 23, 2018

Republican lawmakers are calling for Iran to be expelled from the main financial system that oversees international bank transfers

Putin says latest US sanctions senseless

Aug 22, 2018

President Vladimir Putin has dismissed the U.S. sanctions as senseless, voicing hope that Washington would eventually come to realize that they serve no purpose

US adds to growing list of sanctions on Russia

Aug 21, 2018

The Trump administration has added to its growing list of sanctions against Russia as U.S. lawmakers urge tighter economic restrictions on Moscow

The Latest: Envoy: Sanctions based on malicious insinuations

Aug 21, 2018

A senior Russian diplomat has denounced the latest U.S. sanctions as baseless, saying they are based on "malicious insinuations."

Correction: Russia Sanctions story

Aug 21, 2018

Correction: Russia Sanctions story

US intensifies sanctions on Myanmar forces for rights abuses

Aug 17, 2018

The U.S. Treasury is slapping sanctions on Myanmar security forces for their alleged involvement in violent campaigns against ethnic minorities across the Southeast Asia nation

Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

Aug 13, 2018

The rival Koreas have agreed to hold a third summit between their leaders in Pyongyang sometime in September

Newest US sanctions against Russia hit an economic nerve

Aug 13, 2018

Hitting an economic nerve: Newest US sanctions get a rise out of Russia, a drop in the ruble

New US sanctions could pitch Russia relations to new low

Aug 11, 2018

While the first wave of new US sanctions may have a limited impact on Russia, a second batch could hit its economy hard and send already tense relations into a tailspin

Russian PM strongly warns US against ramping up sanctions

Aug 10, 2018

The Russian prime minister has sternly warned the United States against ramping up sanctions, warning that Russia will strike back with economic, political and "other" means