According to the US Treasury statement (March 2019), the United States, in coordination with Canada and the European Union, has slapped new sanctions on more than a dozen Russian officials and businesses, citing Moscow's "continued aggression in Ukraine. Six Russian officials, six defence firms and two energy and construction firms were targeted, either over the seizure of
In an effort to increase economic pressure on Iran, US announced (April 22. 2019) to end waivers for countries importing Iran oil. The Trump administration told that waivers given by US to five countries - Japan, South Korea, Turkey, China and India with regard to importing oil from Iran would no more be
Hanoi Summit A summit between Donald Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ended (February 28, 2019) without agreement after the US refused North Korean demands for sanctions relief. The Hanoi Summit, was a two-day summit meeting between North Korean Chairman Kim Jong-un and U.S. President Donald Trump, held at the Metropole Hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam.
President Donald Trump’s administration again hiked tariff on Chinese goods, effective from May 10, 2019, much to the dismay of China which said it would retaliate. The negotiators from China and the US met On May 09, 2019 and the U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s 448-page report into Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has been the cause of political confusion ever since it was submitted to Attorney General William Barr on 22 March 2019. According to the summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report US President Donald Trump's campaign
Last week, China hosted the second Belt and Road Forum (BRF) for International Cooperation in Beijing. This was an occasion to take stock, as well as introduce course corrections into the process of unrolling the six-year old Belt and Road Initiative. 37 countries and 29 international organizations participated in the event, with notable
The 2019 forum was held in Hainan, from 26–29 March 2019. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang made the keynote speech at the opening of the annual conference. The forum intended to conduct around 50 official sessions, including the opening ceremony, sub-forums, CEO dialogues and roundtables are expected, categorized into five modules
The 2019 Spanish general election was held on Sunday, 28 April 2019, to elect the 13th Cortes Generales of the Kingdom of Spain. All 350 seats in the Congress of Deputies were up for election, as well as 208 of 266 seats in the Senate. Under an high turnout of 75.8%, the ruling Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) of