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US hits Iran with fresh sanctions as Trump term nears end
Middle East

US hits Iran with fresh sanctions as Trump term nears end

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States on Tuesday blacklisted a Chinese company that makes elements for steel production, 12 Iranian steel…
Egypt warns Ethiopia not to start filling GERD under any circumstances
Egypt

Egypt warns Ethiopia not to start filling GERD under any circumstances

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Sunday said that Ethiopia cannot, under any circumstances, start filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance…
Egypt first to sign GERD agreement in Washington
Egypt

Egypt first to sign GERD agreement in Washington

Egypt has initialed an agreement drafted by the US regarding rules for filling and operating the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam…
Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia launch new round of negotiations on GERD
Egypt

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia launch new round of negotiations on GERD

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on Saturday launched a new round of negotiations in Sudan regarding the filling and operating of…
China denies it has offered a $200 billion package to slash U.S. trade gap
World

China denies it has offered a $200 billion package to slash U.S. trade gap

China denied on Friday that it had offered a package to slash the US trade deficit by up to $200…
Russian Foreign Ministry says latest US sanctions are ‘grotesque’
World

Russian Foreign Ministry says latest US sanctions are ‘grotesque’

The latest US sanctions imposed on five Russians and Chechens are grotesque and groundless, and Moscow will hit back with…
US sanctions individuals, entities for Iran-linked counterfeiting
Middle East

US sanctions individuals, entities for Iran-linked counterfeiting

┬áThe US Treasury Department on Monday sanctioned a network of individuals and companies it said counterfeited Yemeni bank notes potentially…
Trump calls Chinese ‘grand champions’ of currency manipulation
Business

Trump calls Chinese ‘grand champions’ of currency manipulation

President Donald Trump declared China the "grand champions" of currency manipulation on Thursday, just hours after his new Treasury secretary…
How US sanctions targeted a Belize banana farmer, and hurt an economy
Business

How US sanctions targeted a Belize banana farmer, and hurt an economy

When the United States blacklisted John Angel Zabaneh, a banana farmer and exporter in Belize, for alleged ties to a…
US readies bank rule on shell companies amid ‘Panama Papers’ fury
Business

US readies bank rule on shell companies amid ‘Panama Papers’ fury

The US Treasury Department intends to soon issue a long-delayed rule forcing banks to seek the identities of people behind…
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