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Trump tells UN that Kim wants peace but presses sanctions

26 September 2018, 5:32 PM

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday heaped praise on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the United Nations but called for strict enforcement of sanctions for now.

U.S. sanctions to remain until Zimbabwe demonstrates reforms – official

14 September 2018, 3:11 PM

The U.S. government will not lift sanctions against Zimbabwe until the new government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa demonstrates it is “changing its ways,” a senior U.S. economic official told a congressional panel on Thursday.

Ramaphosa doesn’t believe SA will face sanctions over land reform

11 September 2018, 8:22 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday there was no reason to believe that any country would impose sanctions on South Africa over the government’s plans to redistribute land to address racial disparities in ownership.

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Iran parliament censures Rouhani in sign pragmatists losing sway

28 August 2018, 6:15 PM

Iran’s parliament voted on Tuesday to reject President Hassan Rouhani’s explanations for economic hardship after a dramatic grilling on live TV, a sign his pragmatic faction is losing sway to hardline rivals as new US sanctions begin to bite. 

Germany warns US Iran sanctions could cause ‘chaos’

8 August 2018, 12:47 PM

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas warned Wednesday that US President Donald Trump’s decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran could further destabilise the Middle East and boost radical forces in the region.



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