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U.N. court orders U.S. to lift some Iran sanctions

World / Politics Oct 3, 2018

U.N. court orders U.S. to lift some Iran sanctions

The United Nations' highest court on Wednesday ordered the United States to lift sanctions on Iran that affect imports of humanitarian goods and products and services linked to the safety of civil aviation. The ruling by the International Court of Justice is legally binding, but ...

China and Russia warn U.S. of consequences over sanctions

World / Politics Sep 21, 2018

China and Russia warn U.S. of consequences over sanctions

Moscow and Beijing lashed out Friday at Washington's new anti-Russian sanctions that also target China for the first time, warning the United States could face consequences. President Vladimir Putin's spokesman accused Washington of playing unfairly and using new measures to squeeze Moscow out of the ...

U.S. sanctions Chinese military for buying Russian arms

World Sep 21, 2018

U.S. sanctions Chinese military for buying Russian arms

The Trump administration imposed sanctions on the Chinese military on Thursday for buying fighter jets and missile systems from Russia, in breach of a sweeping U.S. sanctions law punishing Moscow for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. The U.S. State Department said it would immediately ...