Jun 6, 2018

France, Germany and U.K. seek exemption from U.S. Iran sanctions

Britain, France and Germany have joined forces to urge the United States to exempt European companies from any sanctions the U.S. will slap on Iran after pulling out of an international nuclear agreement. In a letter dated Monday to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and ...

May 30, 2018

Russia critic Bill Browder briefly detained in Spain

A Britain-based financier who has spearheaded a United States law targeting Russian officials was briefly detained Wednesday in Spain on a Russian warrant, which authorities later said had expired. William Browder tweeted Wednesday that he was being arrested, posting a photo on his official profile ...

Trump says China's ZTE to pay $1.3 billion fine to stay in business

May 26, 2018

Trump says China's ZTE to pay $1.3 billion fine to stay in business

President Donald Trump said the U.S. would allow Chinese telecommunications-equipment maker ZTE Corp. to remain in business after paying a $1.3 billion fine, changing its management and board and providing "high-level security guarantees." In a tweet Friday evening, Trump confirmed a deal that his administration ...

May 22, 2018

U.S. and China near deal to save ZTE: report

The United States and China have a tentative deal to save embattled Chinese telecom company ZTE, days after the two nations announced a truce in their trade standoff, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Details remain to be hammered out, but according to the general ...