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Oil price latest: Oil prices RISE as Iran sanctions chaos escalates...

Both Brent crude and WTI crude jumped this morning after Tehran warned it would disrupt oil shipments from neighbouring counties if its own...

Oil prices could sky rocket over Iran sanctions and global trade...

Prices could go much higher if President Donald Trump continues to pressurise Iran, with Brent crude currently trading at $70 per barrel. In...

Oil price CRISIS: Oil prices PLUMMET as Iran sanctions row escalates...

On Monday, US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said some oil buyers could get waivers to keep buying Iranian supplies, despite recent sanctions imposed...

US delivers HUGE BLOW to EU firms by rejecting sanctions exemptions...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin refused any exemption requests, insisting the US wants to maintain “unprecedented” pressure on...

US Rejects European Call for Iran Sanctions Waiver — Bourse &...

Washington will not budge on its decision to impose fresh sanctions on corporations operating in Iran, despite a European request for exemption, the...

Donald Trump declares sanctions will remain on Russia until it ‘returns...

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders insisted Washington will “agree to disagree” on matters surrounding the Crimea with Moscow during a briefing on...

DON”T GO SOFT ON PUTIN: May issues rallying cry to fellow...

The Prime Minister is today set to have one-to-one talks with Giuseppe Conte the leader of Italy’s new government at the G7 summit...

Iran nuclear deal: Boris Johnson calls for UK to be SPARED...

In the letter signed by the finance and foreign ministers of the UK, France and Germany, and the EU’s foreign-policy chief Federica Mogherini,...

Italy: New prime minister Giuseppe Conte calls for END to EU...

Giuseppe Conte used his first speech in office to promise his government would try and interact with Russia again.Speaking to Italian senators, Mr...

Russia news: Vladimir Putin arrives in Vienna and demands sanctions are...

Mr Putin, making his first foreign trip since being sworn in for a fourth term, said the restrictions were "harmful for everyone —...

New Cold War: Russia to DITCH dollar and use EUROS in...

Speaking at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Mr Siluanov said: “As we see, restrictions imposed by the US partners are of an...

World War 3: Trump’s ‘barking MAD’ Iran sanctions will lead to...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's said Washington will impose new penalties if Iran does not agree to make sweeping changes to its...

India sides with Russia as Putin and Modi strengthen ties despite...

In a blow to the West, Mr Modi is expected to reassure Putin that India will not join a US—backed, anti-Russia security partnership...

Vladimir Putin hits back at US sanctions with bizarre plan to...

In 2017 Russia imported 94 percent of its French fries but has bought the necessary equipment to produce it locally, Russia’s National Horticultural...

Iran nuclear deal: Donald Trump sanctions after exiting deal | World...

Tehran had continued pursuing nuclear-capable weaponry despite it, he said. He announced “highest level” sanctions will now be imposed by the US to target...

Iran nuclear deal: Trump ‘WILL pull US out of deal’ and...

Donald Trump this evening said pulling out of the Iran deal was essential "to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon”.He warned of...

WW3: Donald Trump leads calls for SANCTIONS against Iran over ballistic...

The move comes after numerous countries in the region have been hit by missiles launched by Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen, including Saudi...

Russia news: EU states BLOCK Britain hitting Putin with sanctions |...

The UK, along with the majority of other EU member states, are determined to send Russia a warning after the attempted poisoning of...

Iran Foreign Minister warns Trump that sanctions will trigger ‘rapid restart’...

Iran has edged closer towards conflict with the US after their foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned that the US will face consequence over a...

World War 3: Turkey THREATENED by US with sanctions for buying...

Wess Mitchell, Assistant Secretary of State, issued the warning on Wednesday to the House Foreign Affairs Committee while speaking on behalf of the...

World War 3: Trump claims ‘NOBODY’S TOUGHER on Russia’ than him,...

Speaking at the end of a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Florida on Wednesday, President Trump underlined his...

Iran nuclear deal: EU failure to agree sanctions could ’embolden radicals’...

In response to criticism of the pact from the Republican firebrand, Britain, France and Germany suggested that sanctions could be targeted at “militias and...

Russia latest: Russia condemns ‘ABSURD’ US sanctions as tensions SOAR |...

The sanctions, taken under pressure from the U.S Congress, have seen the freezing of US assets of oligarchs such as aluminium tycoon Oleg Deripaska,...

IRAN CRACKDOWN: New EU sanctions over ballisitc missile programme expected next...

The EU’s 28 ambassadors met today to discuss the proposal, which could come into force before or at the European Union’s next foreign ministers’...

Donald Trump could hit Russia with ‘devastating sanctions’ following Salisbury poisoning...

It is understood the Republican firebrand is “considering” expelling Russian diplomats from the US in a move of solidarity with Theresa May, according to...

US sanctions on Iran: Trump targets hackers for stealing university data...

The US Treasury Department said it was placing sanctions on nine people and the Mabna Institute, which they believe helped Iranian research organisations to...

US hits Russia with sanctions for election meddling | World |...

The Trump administration today blamed the Russian government for a campaign of cyber...

US sanctions on North Korea after ‘proof’ Kim Jong-un brother ‘MURDERED’...

The Government department has also said it will impose additional sanctions on North Korea over the assassination. VX, short for 'venomous agent X', has been...

North Korea sanctions will continue vows USA as White House demands...

The White House stressed the economic sanctions must continue as Donald Trump continues to ramp up the pressure on Kim Jong-un. In a statement, the...

USA v China: Beijing demands END to crippling sanctions in North...

The unilateral targeting of Chinese firms and people risk harming cooperation on the Pyongyang problem, China has claimed. Livid Chinese diplomats claim they cannot accept...

North Korea news: Donald Trump and USA to introduce ‘largest’ sanctions...

North Korea is regularly hit with UN sanctions but Donald Trump has repeatedly called for tougher action. Today he revealed he would impose the “largest...

Petro investors could violate sanctions against Venezuela, warns US Treasury |...

The controversial digital token, which was first unveiled last year, and President Nicolas Maduro said the first day of a pre-sale had generated £546million...

EU trade WAR: Brussels to slap sanctions on Harley Davidsons and...

European Union trade officials have warned such a move would result in counter-tarrifs being slapped on exports from the US within days. They said iconic...

Poland FURY: Warsaw threatens EU over funding sanctions | World |...

The commission introduced unprecedented sanctions in December against Poland giving Warsaw three months to reverse judicial reforms it deems are undermining the rule of...

NBC sanctions 78 broadcast stations

… warns against unethical broadcastBy Emmanuel ElebekeThe National Broadcasting Commission, NBC says it sanctioned 78 broadcasting...

Iran nuclear deal: EU threatens to BLOCK sanctions against Iran in...

European countries, including the UK, have been looking at ways to increase trade with Iran since 2016 when world leaders agreed to lift most...

North Korea news: Mike Pence declares ‘most aggressive sanctions ever’ against...

US Vice President Mike Pence declared the US will apply the “toughest” sanctions ever on North Korea until the rogue state will be completely...

UN experts: North Korea is skirting sanctions

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North Korea news – Putin warns Trump over USA sanctions |...

Mr Putin said the US was stupid to treat Russia like Kim Jong-un's regime or Iran if it expected his nation to help them...

Osinbajo Inaugurates National Sanctions Committee • Channels Television

File photoVice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Friday in Abuja inaugurated a National Sanctions Committee that will trace and freeze financial flows of terrorist...

North Korea ‘will fend off ENEMIES for 100 years’ claims Kim...

Kim Jong-un’s words have come as the UN Security Council passed tougher sanctions against North Korea last month following its test of an intercontinental...

North Korea news: US ready for military options if sanctions fail,...

General H. R. McMaster fired the threat at Kim Jong-un after the despot reminded the USA that the “nuclear button is always on my...

REVEALED: North Korea’s cunning ploy to force Seoul to lift sanctions...

The rogue nation could use the event as leverage to resume inter-Korean economic projects and demand more aid.  North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gave...

Russia denies breaching North Korea oil sanctions as more ships are...

A statement from the foreign ministry said Russia had “fully and strictly observed the sanctions regime” introduced in a bid to curb Kim Jong-un’s...

Russia denies North Korea sanctions breach claims

Russia denies North Korea sanctions breach claims BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The Russian foreign ministry has denied claims that UN sanctions against North Korea had been breached by Russian...

DPR sanctions filling station, dispenses fuel for free in Ogun –...

There was wild jubilation on Monday at Mani Petrol Station, Mowe, Ogun State as the Department of Petroleum Resources, sanctioned the owner and instructed...

House calls for sanctions on Myanmar security forces

By Matthew Pennington | AP By Matthew Pennington | AP December 6 at 5:34 PM WASHINGTON — The House has called on...

Examination Malpractice: Committee lauds WAEC, ministries over sanctions

The National Examination Committee ( NEC ) on...

Trump Threatens Major Sanctions After Latest NKorea Missile – U.S. News...

U.S. News & World ReportTrump Threatens Major Sanctions After Latest NKorea MissileU.S. News & World ReportThe Trump administration is threatening new sanctions on North...

U.S. sanctions 13 Chinese and North Korean organisations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions against 13 Chinese and North Korean organisations Washington accused of helping evade nuclear restrictions...

Britain calls for UN sanctions on Syria over sarin attack

"Syria’s blatant disregard for international norms and standards should be met with condemnation and accountability by all members of the international community," State Department...

China bans North Korea iron, lead, coal imports as part of...

BEIJING — China announced a ban on imports of iron ore, iron, lead and coal from North Korea on Monday, cutting an important...

Manchester City fans can boo Champions League anthem without sanctions as...

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North Korea v USA live: North Korea threatens ‘revenge’ on US...

Reuters GettyNorth Korea v USA live: Donald Trump has pushed...

Trump plans to sign new Russia sanctions bill, White House says...

President Trump plans to sign legislation slapping new punitive sanctions on Russia over election meddling, the White House said Friday, effectively ending hopes for...

North Korea faces more sanctions from Japan over weapons programmes

US media reported this week that the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA), the Pentagon spy agency, had assessed that North Korea would be able to...

Japan joins US in imposing new sanctions on North Korea

Japan will impose additional sanctions on North Korea for its weapons programmes, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said on Friday, just hours after the US...

House, Senate Republicans reach deal to move sanctions

United States House and Senate Republicans have worked out a deal to move quickly on a package of new financial sanctions against Russia, Iran...

Daily Briefing: Russia sanctions and Poland – snags for EU –...

LONDON (Reuters) - A tricky day lies ahead for the European Commission. It is due to debate what to do after the U.S....

US hits Iran with new economic sanctions

The US government has unveiled new economic sanctions against Iran, targeting at least 16 individuals and entities for supporting what it said were "illicit...

Trump Keeps The Iran Deal In Place, While Threatening New Sanctions...

The Trump administration has again certified that Iran is in compliance with the nuclear deal forged by the Obama administration,...

World-Beating Wealth Props Up Qatar Against Arab Sanctions – New York...

The success of these initiatives suggests Qatar could weather months or years of the current sanctions...

Gulf states prepare to ramp up economic sanctions against Qatar –...

Gulf states are preparing to ramp up economic sanctions against Qatar, as well as widening its diplomatic isolation and suspending it from the Gulf...

Russia cancels US meeting over sanctions as tensions escalate

The US State Department confirmed the meeting had been cancelled, but they remained optimistic about future discussions being held.  Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov...

Ali Sherif al-Emadi: Sanctions will not harm economy

QATAR FINANCE MINISTER: IN QUOTES'We are business as usual, and...

North Korea VS USA LIVE: Updates on North Korea as US...

5.10pm: A proposed South Korean energy u-turn would see the country head towards the use of more green energy sources.The new left-leaning administration...

North Korea v USA LIVE: Kim Jong-un launches missile, Trump plots...

Sunday, May 289.00am: North Korean state media has issued an update on this morning’s photos of Kim Jong-un witnessing a missile launch. KCNA said that...

The Latest: Trump to review US sanctions on Russia – Daily...

NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Italy (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 11:50 p.m. White House economic adviser...