WATCH: How would Saudi Arabia retaliate if US imposes sanctions?

2018-10-16 10:25

An op-ed in Saudi-owned Al Arabiya news has warned of repercussions should the US impose sanctions on Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

French oil giant Total pulls out of $4.8 billion Iran deal under US pressure

2018-08-21 20:29

Total, France’s largest energy company, has officially pulled out of Iran under pressure from the United States. The Iranian oil minister announced the withdrawal of Total from the country on Monday, RT and DW reported.

Blow for Zimbabwe as Trump signs sanctions into law

2018-08-10 21:08

Hopes of an economic turnaround in Zimbabwe are slowly fading after US President Donald Trump signed into a law a Bill meant to extend sanctions that were imposed on the southern African country back in 2001.

German automaker Daimler halts Iran activities over US sanctions

2018-08-07 15:00

German automaker Daimler said it was halting its business activities in Iran after the United States re-imposed sanctions on Tehran.

US extends Zim sanctions ahead of elections

2018-07-27 13:22

The US senate and congress have passed a bill meant to extend the sanctions that the world superpower imposed on Zimbabwe back in 2001.

Glencore is losing billionaire allies to Trump's sanctions

2018-04-12 15:59

The reach and power of US sanctions are hemming in the world’s largest commodity trader.

North Korea: Facing limited options, Trump may choose sanctions

2017-09-04 13:10

Despite the US warning of a 'massive military response' to any threat from North Korea, the Trump administration has few good options to force the North to rein in its nuclear and missile programmes following Pyongyang's most powerful nuclear test yet.

Russia cancels US meeting over sanctions

2017-06-21 22:00

Russia has cancelled a meeting with senior US diplomats in the wake of Washington's decision to reinforce sanctions imposed over its occupation of Crimea, say officials.

Zim firms removed, Mugabes stay on US sanctions list

2016-10-05 11:31

The US has removed some Zimbabwean individuals and companies from its sanctions list, but the presidential couple are however still part of the sanctions programme.

Activists abandon #BoycottWoolworths campaign

2016-08-19 12:33

Activists behind the #BoycottWoolworths campaign say they have decided to broaden the campaign to target all Israeli products in any store.

 

Tensions between the US and China are escalating to 'dangerous' levels as talks break down and military activity increases

2018-10-02 06:41

Tensions between the US and China have been escalating in recent weeks as the two sides battle it out over a wide range of issues, and military activity is on the rise as talks between Washington and Beijing break down.

A simple misunderstanding between Trump and Erdogan may have tanked Turkey's economy

2018-08-14 15:26

Andrew Brunson, an imprisoned evangelical, became a flashpoint in Turkish-US relations.

MTN shares slide 6% on lower earnings, Iran sanctions

2018-08-08 12:21

MTN's shareholder earnings are down 7%, and the group has warned it may struggle to repatriate funds from its Iran company.

MTN's Iranian plans said to hit wall of new US sanctions

2018-07-31 21:45

MTN’s $750m plan to extend fibre home broadband connections to Iranian cities has been put on hold because of looming sanctions imposed by US President Donald Trump, according to people familiar with the matter.

India says it's going ahead with a major Russian arms deal, and the US may have already backed itself into a corner

2018-07-17 15:33

The US has tried to warn other countries away from deals with the Russian defence and intelligence sectors, but India has longstanding ties with Moscow and is undeterred.

Investors offload Russia as US sanctions spook bond market

2018-04-11 11:43

Russia’s rouble has extended its slump and borrowing costs surged as bond investors offloaded holdings amid a wave of uncertainty created by the latest round of US sanctions.

Trump, Moon agree North Korea poses 'growing direct threat'

2017-08-07 11:31

US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-In have agreed that North Korea 'poses a grave and growing direct threat', in a phone call after the UN Security Council backed fresh sanctions on the North.

Putin says US sanctions will 'complicate relations'

2017-06-17 16:13

New US sanctions on Russia approved by the Senate will complicate the countries' relations, says Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Woolworths unscathed from boycott – brand expert

2016-08-19 16:05

The #BoycottWoolworths campaign did not have a "material" impact on the retailer's bottom line, according to a brand consultant.

Chinamasa says sanctions to blame for Zim's cash crunch

2016-07-17 16:00

Zimbabwe's finance minister has blamed sanctions for a cash crunch that has forced the government to delay paying wages and as Robert Mugabe faces popular protests.

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