By Joel Gehrke | 04/18/14 01:09 PM
A mysterious American plane seen at an airport in Iran may have violated U.S. law by landing in Tehran, which the Treasury Department will investigate. U.S. law "would generally prohibit U.S. registered aircraft from flying to Iran," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters Friday.
04/17/14 01:00 PM
GENEVA (AP) — Kerry: US will have 'no choice' but to impose further costs on Russia if Ukraine deal fails.
04/17/14 12:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department is sanctioning a government official and others in Zimbabwe for allegedly undermining democracy in the southern African nation. The department announced Thursday that it has sanctioned Tobaiwa (toh-BY'-wah) Mudede (MOO'-deh-deh), a well-known and...
04/16/14 07:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is preparing to ratchet up sanctions on Russia and boost assistance for the Ukrainian military in the coming days, U.S. officials said Wednesday, as Ukraine struggles to contain a pro-Russian uprising in its eastern cities. Officials said they had no...
04/16/14 04:30 PM
GENEVA (AP) — A senior U.S. official says high-stakes diplomatic meetings in Geneva on Thursday to try to ease burgeoning violence in eastern Ukraine will mark Kiev's final attempt to engage with Russia before the West hits Moscow with additional economic sanctions. It was not immediately...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/16/14 03:26 PM
The White House on Wednesday said that the U.S. has prepared new sanctions against Russia amid growing concerns over Ukraine's territorial sovereignty.
By Susan Crabtree | 04/16/14 02:26 PM
With tensions mounting over Ukraine's stability, the Obama administration is readying additional sanctions for Russia ahead of a Thursday meeting between U.S., Ukrainian, Russian and European Union officials aimed at resolving the crisis.
By Susan Crabtree | 04/14/14 10:50 PM
President Obama spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday about the escalating crisis in Ukraine, urging him to use his influence to convince pro-Russian forces to stand down and leave the buildings they are occupying in eastern Ukraine.
04/14/14 02:45 PM
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — A high-ranking official of the European Union says foreign ministers have decided to sanction more Russians with asset freezes and visa bans as a sign of opposition to Moscow's policy toward Ukraine. EU policy chief Catherine Ashton declined Monday to make public the number...
04/11/14 07:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Finance officials of the world's major economies expressed confidence Friday that they can meet an ambitious goal of boosting global growth by $2 trillion over the next five years. That's despite a variety of threats including rising political tensions over Russia's actions...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/11/14 04:33 PM
The Obama administration on Friday announced another round of sanctions against individuals supporting Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, also targeting an oil company that is based in the disputed region.
04/10/14 07:47 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew told his Russian counterpart on Thursday that Russia could face tougher economic sanctions because of its actions in Ukraine. The U.S. Treasury said that Lew warned Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov that the United States is prepared to...
04/03/14 05:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is warning that the United States may levy sanctions on individuals and entities involved in stoking violence and instability in South Sudan. Obama signed an executive order Thursday clearing the way for possible visa bans and asset freezes. Officials...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/02/14 02:59 PM
“I'd encourage you and the American people to judge for yourselves the strength of the administration's response,” deputy press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters after a question about U.S. sanctions against Russia.
By Brian Hughes | 03/28/14 10:54 AM
President Obama will leave Europe armed with little more than threats against Russian President Vladimir Putin, raising concerns over his ability to deter the Kremlin from expanding its footprint beyond Crimea.
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