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Syria seeks Russian investment as US sanctions hammer economy

7 September 2020, 5:06 PM

President Bashar al Assad said on Monday he wanted to expand business ties with Russia to help Syria cope with new U.S. sanctions on its already crippled economy that threaten to undermine military gains Damascus achieved with Moscow’s help.

Deal likely to fund U.S. government to early December, Mnuchin says

7 September 2020, 4:07 AM

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday said a deal between the White House and Congress would fund the federal government through the beginning of December and that details of the spending bill should be finalized by week’s end.

In ‘law-and-order’ speech, US Vice President Pence warns against Biden win

27 August 2020, 9:07 AM

US Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday cast the re-election of President Donald Trump as critical to preserving America’s safety and economic viability, while cautioning Democrat Joe Biden would set the country on a path to socialism and decline.

US loses Iran arms embargo bid as Putin pushes summit to avoid nuclear deal showdown

15 August 2020, 1:35 PM

The United States lost a bid on Friday to extend a U.N. arms embargo on Iran as Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a summit of world leaders to avoid “confrontation” over a US threat to trigger a return of all UN sanctions on Tehran.

Beijing’s Hong Kong office says US sanctions will not frighten them

8 August 2020, 10:25 AM

Beijing’s top representative office in Hong Kong said on Saturday that sanctions imposed by Washington on senior Hong Kong and Chinese officials were “clowning actions” that would not frighten or intimidate Chinese people.



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