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Russia and China block U.S. additions to U.N. sanctions

Aug 10, 2018

Russia and China block U.S. additions to U.N. sanctions

Russia and China on Thursday blocked a U.S. request to add a Russian bank to a U.N. sanctions blacklist along with a North Korean official and two entities, diplomats said. The United States last week asked a U.N. sanctions committee to slap an assets freeze ...

Once-eased U.S. economic sanctions against Iran back in effect

/ Aug 7, 2018

Once-eased U.S. economic sanctions against Iran back in effect

The first set of U.S. sanctions against Iran that had been eased under the landmark nuclear accord went back into effect early Tuesday under an executive order signed by President Donald Trump, targeting financial transactions that involve U.S. dollars, Iran's automotive sector, the purchase ...