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G-20 Summit: PM Modi, Donald Trump hold talks; discuss trade, defence

Modi thanked Trump for expressing his 'love towards India' in a letter recently delivered by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

28 Jun 2019 9:07 AM

‘Can't wish away’ Russia defence ties: Indian diplomats before Pompeo visit

India will tell the US that its law allows sanctions waiver to India on the purchase of S-400 missiles from Russia.

25 Jun 2019 3:11 PM

'New US sanctions mean end of diplomacy,' says Iran

President Donald Trump enacted the new sanctions on Monday against Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and his associates.

25 Jun 2019 1:19 PM

Trump slaps new sanctions against Iran, aims at supreme leader, other officials

Repeating that 'never can Iran have a nuclear weapon,' Trump said it was now up to Tehran to negotiate.

25 Jun 2019 9:10 AM

Iran will not give Europe more time to shield it against US sanctions

Tehran said in May it would reduce compliance with the nuclear pact it agreed with world powers in 2015.

19 Jun 2019 4:40 PM


Will consider commercial needs, energy security: India on purchasing oil from Iran

Asked about the US withdrawal of GSP, the MEA spokesperson remained non-committal.

06 Jun 2019 6:21 PM

China, India seen as Europe's last hope to save Iran deal

'This situation now risks deteriorating, but it will be step by step and not a collapse all in one go,' said a senior European diplomat.

10 May 2019 9:13 AM

Rouhani adamant to keep exporting crude oil despite US sanctions

Iran will continue to export oil despite US pressure aimed at reducing the nation's crude oil shipments to zero.

30 Apr 2019 12:42 PM

US will continue to press Iran until its leaders change behaviour: Mike Pompeo

The US will dramatically accelerate its pressure campaign on the Iranian regime until its leaders change their destructive behaviour.

22 Apr 2019 7:25 PM

US to eliminate Iran oil sanctions waiver for India, 7 others: Report

US President Donald Trump has been clear to his national security team over the last few weeks that he wants the waivers to end.

22 Apr 2019 10:09 AM


Chabahar port key for Iran to beat tough US sanctions

With US sanctions tightening, Iran faces challenges as it looks to an isolated port in the southeast to maintain the flow of goods.

27 Mar 2019 2:23 PM

Oil prices near 2019 highs amid OPEC supply cuts, US sanctions

Petroleum prices have been propped up by supply cuts by the OPEC and OPEC+.

22 Mar 2019 10:23 AM

US concerns over India buying Venezuelan oil have been addressed

John Bolton indicated that their concerns regarding India continuing to buy oil from Venezuela have been resolved.

16 Feb 2019 10:55 AM

US warns countries, including India, against buying Venezuelan oil

US slapped sanctions on state-run oil company PDVSA with view to curb Venezuela’s crude exports and put pressure on President to step down.

14 Feb 2019 11:40 AM

Trade talks with US were extensive, promoted mutual understanding: China

Trade tensions between the world's two largest economies escalated last year, putting global stock markets on edge.

10 Jan 2019 11:14 AM


China successfully tests Russia's S-400 missile air defence system

It was the first time People's Liberation Army tested the system since it received the last shipments of the weaponry from Russia in July.

27 Dec 2018 11:02 AM

Khashoggi death: Saudi govt issues charges but exonerate crown prince

US placed sanctions on 17, including two top aides of Prince Mohammed as well as the Istanbul consul general at the time of the killing.

16 Nov 2018 1:01 PM

India exempted from certain US sanctions over Chabahar port in Iran

US on Monday imposed 'the toughest ever' sanctions on a defiant Iran aimed at altering the Iranian regime's 'behaviour'.

07 Nov 2018 9:29 AM

India readies oil strategy as US sanctions on Iran near

Fresh assurances were given that oil supplies would not be an issue in the case of India.

16 Oct 2018 9:41 AM

Narendra Modi to brainstorm oil scenario with global CEOs

The third annual meeting would also deliberate on ways to revive investment in oil and gas exploration and production.

14 Oct 2018 1:47 PM