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US condemns Islamic radical terror bloodshed and resolves to confront terrorism together with Sri Lanka

Newsroom24x7 network Washington DC: The US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo was quick in describing this week’s coordinated terror blasts in Sri Lanka as a horrific wave of Islamic radical terror bloodshed, on a day that was supposed to be a joyful Easter Sunday Pompeo was briefing media on 22 April 2019. He remarked:

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Trump is reimposing sanctions lifted under the Iran Deal

Newsroom24x7 Network The Trump Administration intends to fully enforce the sanctions reimposed against Iran, and those who fail to wind down activities with Iran risk severe consequences. Washington DC: The US President Donald J. Trump’s Administration is taking action against Iran to reimpose sanctions lifted under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). President Trump

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US asked to reduce its diplomatic strength in Russia by two-thirds

Newsroom24x7 Network Moscow: In a significant rebuke and what has come as a retaliation to sanctions against Russia by the US comes the Russian demand that the US reduce its diplomatic personnel in America by nearly three-fold. Russia has demanded that the United States should reduce its diplomatic personnel in Russia nearly three-fold (750 out

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The new China-Russia axis: The name of the game is powerplay

Lalit Shastri Russia and China should join their efforts in facing modern challenges as common position of both countries stabilizes the international situation. – Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces General Valery Gerasimov The US Senate on Thursday passed a Bill that provides sanctions against Russia for activities concerning cyber security, crude oil

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Arms Control and International Security: EU imposes sanctions on Syrian officers and scientists Involved in the use of chemical weapons in Syria

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington: The European Council has decided (17 July, 2017) to sanction sixteen senior military officials and Syria’s Scientific Studies and Research Centre Scientists (SSRC) for their roles in the development and use of chemical weapons against civilian populations. This action follows sanctions designations recently undertaken by the United States, similarly aimed at holding

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​U.S. Treasury Sanctions Chinese Entities

​Newsroom24x7 Network Washington DC: The U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions (Reuters) on the Chinese Bank of Dandong, accused of laundering money for North Korea, as well as on a Chinese shipping company and two Chinese citizens, blacklisting them (Bloomberg) from conducting business with U.S.-tied firms and people. The move comes as U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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US imposes ballistic missile sanctions on Iran after release of US prisoners

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington, DC : The United States has imposed sanctions on a total of 11 companies and individuals for supplying Iran’s ballistic missile program. Interpreted as an after thought move, albeit delayed over a fortnight, experts having a stronghold on the matter state that the deliberate gap is actually a move delayed by over

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Australia brings in force expanded sanctions against Russia

Newsoom24x7 Desk Canberra: Expanded sanctions by Australia have come into force against Russia due to the “threat to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.” Sanctions against Russia were announced by the Australian Prime Minister on September 1, 2014 closely matching those implemented by the European Union, Canada and the United States. They supplement targeted

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