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Daphne Psaledakis

U.S. imposes new Iran sanctions that may spook European banks

09 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON The United States on Thursday slapped fresh sanctions on Iran's financial sector, targeting 18 banks in an effort to further choke off Iranian revenues as Washington ramps up pressure on Tehran weeks ahead of the U.S. election.

U.S. slaps sanctions on eight Belarus officials

02 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on the interior minister of Belarus and seven other officials of the former Soviet republic, taking action after an August election that the West says was rigged.

U.S. slaps sanctions on eight Belarus officials

02 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on the interior minister of Belarus and seven other officials of the former Soviet republic, taking action after an August election that the West says was rigged.

U.S. slaps sanctions on eight Belarus officials

02 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on the interior minister of Belarus and seven other officials of the former Soviet republic, taking action after an August election that the West says was rigged.

'We want more': Armenians in America push Trump administration to support homeland

02 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON Hasmik Burushyan has not lived in Armenia, but like many young Armenian-Americans in her California city, she feels a strong connection to her ancestral land and a deep concern for what could happen next in an escalating conflict with Azerbaijan.

U.S. blacklists more Syrians in fresh push for Assad to end war

30 Sep 2020

WASHINGTON The United States on Wednesday blacklisted what it called "key enablers" of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government, reinforcing efforts to push Damascus back to United Nations-led negotiations to end Syria's nearly decade-long civil war.

Republican senators say Supreme Court nominee should not recuse herself from election cases

30 Sep 2020

WASHINGTON Republican senators meeting with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Tuesday praised President Donald Trump's pick for the lifetime post, rejecting Democrats' assertion that she should recuse herself from potential election-related cases. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Republican senators say Supreme Court nominee should not recuse herself from election cases

30 Sep 2020

WASHINGTON, Sept 29 Republican senators meeting with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Tuesday praised President Donald Trump's pick for the lifetime post, rejecting Democrats' assertion that she should recuse herself from potential election-related cases.

U.S. blacklists Hezbollah official, Lebanon-based companies

17 Sep 2020

WASHINGTON The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Hezbollah official and two Lebanon-based companies as the country experiences a deep economic crisis, accusing them of being linked to the Iran-backed Shi'ite group.

As some U.S. college students party, others blow the whistle

17 Sep 2020

Some U.S. college students are doing the once-improbable: blowing the whistle on classmates who break rules aimed at stemming the spread of the coronavirus. | Video

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