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U.S. sanctions Democratic Republic of Congo national over alleged support to Israeli investor
WASHINGTON, December 6, Reuters - The United States has imposed sanctions on a Democratic Republic of Congo national accused of providing support to Israeli investor Dan Gertler in a move aimed at targeting corruption linked to the mining magnate blacklisted ...
Updated: 12/06/2021
Germany says Iran violated almost all of its nuclear offers
... successful end to the talks. We looked at the proposals carefully and concluded that Iran violated almost all compromises previously found in months of hard negotiations. In April, Iran and major powers started talks aimed at bringing Tehran and Washington back into full compliance with the 2015 pact, which was abandoned by former U.S. President Donald Trump three years ago. After the election of Iran 's hardline President Ebrahim Raisi in June, negotiations stopped. A week ago, Washington ...
Updated: 12/06/2021
U.S. to unveil plan to identify owners behind transactions
Washington, Dec 6, Reuters - The Biden administration wants to shed new light on transactions where people pay cash for houses as part of a broad anti-corruption drive promoted in the U.S. Summit for Democracy officials said. WASHINGTON, Dec 6, Reuters ...
Updated: 12/06/2021
Argentine politicians fear new IMF deal could spell disaster
... need for growth. The government could take a political hit ahead of the 2023 presidential elections, while Argentines fear the impact of a deal on public spending, which has been key to prop up growth this year. An Argentine economic team traveled to Washington over the weekend to push forward talks with IMF officials, with many analysts seeing the chances of a deal rising despite gaps between the two sides over how to fund fiscal consolidation. The ruling Peronist coalition blames the IMF in 2018 ...
Updated: 12/06/2021
China says U.S. should stop calling for Olympics boycott
Americans should stop calling for a boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics to avoid hurting bilateral ties and China will take countermeasures if necessary, China's foreign ministry said on Monday. WASHINGTON BEIJING Reuters -- U.S. politicians should stop calling for a boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics to avoid hurting bilateral ties and China will take countermeasures if necessary, China 's foreign ministry said on Monday. The Biden administration ...
Updated: 12/06/2021
UAE national security adviser visits Iran on rare visit
... diplomatic move aimed at overcoming their long-standing differences and increasing co-operation. Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan visited days after Tehran and world powers broke off talks in Vienna in order to salvage Iran 's 2015 nuclear pact, which Washington abandoned three years ago and imposed harsh sanctions on the Islamic Republic. Sheikh Tahnoon, a brother of UAE's de facto ruler, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, discussed expanding bilateral ties and regional issues with Iran ...
Updated: 12/06/2021
Blinken to visit Indonesia, Malaysia in Dec. 16
... immediately clear whether Blinken will be visiting other countries in the region. A U.S. embassy spokesman in Jakarta didn't want to say anything. At a meeting with Southeast Asian foreign ministers at the UN General Assembly in September, Blinken said Washington would soon release a new strategy for the wider Indo-Pacific region that would build on our shared vision for a free, open, interconnected, resilient and secure region. Daniel Kritenbrink , the top U.S. diplomat for East Asia , said last ...
Updated: 12/06/2021
Putin to visit India for second overseas trip
Russian President Vladimir Putin will arrive in India on Monday for his second overseas trip since the Pandemic, attempting to bolster military and energy ties with a traditional ally courted by Washington. Russian President Vladimir Putin will arrive in India on Monday for his second overseas trip since the Pandemic, attempting to bolster military and energy ties with a traditional ally courted by Washington . In its effort to address a ...
Updated: 12/06/2021
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