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Belarus denies selling weapons to Syria


September 21st, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, Sep 20 (IANS) Belarus Thursday denied Washington's accusations of trying to sell weapons to Syria and violating a UN Security Council (UNSC) resolution after the US imposed sanctions on ... Read more...

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US sanctions eight key figures of LeT


August 31st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) The US Thursday imposed sanctions on eight key figures of Lashkar-e Taiba (LeT), a Pakistan-based terrorist group with alleged links to the Taliban, the Haqqani ... Read more...

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US federal government has $69.6 bn deficit


August 11th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) The US federal government registered a budget deficit of about $69.6 billion in July, bringing the total budget gap for the first 10 months of this ... Read more...

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US sanctions target Mexican drug lord’s business


July 24th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The US Tuesday slapped sanctions on nine entities and 10 people linked to the leader of Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel.Two wives and four children of Juan ... Read more...

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US imposes sanctions over 50 Iranian entities


July 13th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) The US has put over 50 Iranian entities under sanctions in its latest step to stifle the Islamic republic's nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.According to the ... Read more...

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US federal deficit narrows


July 13th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) The US federal government registered a budget deficit of about $59.7 billion in June, sharply lower than the previous month, the US treasury department reported. The ... Read more...

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Mexican marines capture son of Sinaloa drug cartel leader


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by BNO News
ZAPOPAN, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Mexican marines on Thursday morning captured a man believed to be the son of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, the leader of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel and ... Read more...

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Foreign holdings of US debt hit record high


June 15th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Total foreign holdings of US Treasury securities rose to a new high in April, indicating strong international demand for US government debt, the US Treasury Department ... Read more...

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Geithner to visit India June 27-28 for economic talks


June 12th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Focusing on growing India-US economic ties, US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner will travel to India June 27-28 for the third annual meeting of the US-India ... Read more...

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US slaps sanctions on Syrian bank


May 31st, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (IANS) The US Wednesday imposed sanctions on the Syria International Islamic Bank (SIIB) for its role in helping other Syrian banks evade sanctions.The US Treasury Department accused ... Read more...

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US slaps sanctions against Chhota Shakeel, Tiger Memon (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The US has slapped sanctions on Chhota Shakeel and Ibrahim Tiger Memon, two top aides of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, the alleged mastermind of ... Read more...

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US sanctions Dawood aides Chhota Shakeel, Tiger Memon


May 16th, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) The United States has slapped sanctions on Chhota Shakeel and Ibrahim Tiger Memon, two top aides of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, the alleged mastermind of ... Read more...

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Iran not to retreat on nuke programme (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 12 (IANS) Iran will not retreat "an iota" from its right to develop nuclear energy despite Western-led sanctions, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said."They (West) should know that ... Read more...

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Iran not to retreat an iota from its rights


May 12th, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 12 (IANS) Iran will not retreat an iota from its rights under pressure of sanctions, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said."They (West) should know that this (Iranian) nation ... Read more...

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US lifts ban on Myanmar charity work


April 19th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 19 (IANS) The US has lifted a ban on charity works by non-profit groups in Myanmar after the country successfully held its parliamentary elections earlier this month.The US ... Read more...

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US budget deficit hits $198 bn in March


April 12th, 2012 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) The US federal government has registered a budget deficit of about $198 billion in March, the second largest monthly budget gap in the current fiscal ... Read more...

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US slaps sanctions on Syrian defence minister


March 31st, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) The US Treasury Department announced Friday that it had slapped sanctions on the Syrian defence minister and two senior military officials.In a statement, the ... Read more...

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US expands sanctions on Iran


March 29th, 2012 - 6:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) The US Wednesday expanded its sanctions against Iran to cover the shipping industry associated with the country's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).The Treasury Department said ... Read more...

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AIG pays back $1.5 bn to US Treasury


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) The US Treasury Department said Thursday that American International Group (AIG) repaid an additional $1.5 billion, a further step to exit from the government's financial rescue ... Read more...

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US reports $232 bn budget deficit


March 13th, 2012 - 4:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) The US Treasury Department announced Monday that the federal government registered a $231.7-billion budget deficit in February.This marked the biggest monthly budget imbalance in history, and ... Read more...

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GM posts $7.6 bn net profit for 2011


February 17th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Feb 17 (IANS) General Motors Co. has posted a net profit of $7.6 billion for the whole of 2011, but troubles in Europe weakened its earnings and underscored challenges ... Read more...

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US federal budget deficit drops to $27.4 bn


February 11th, 2012 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) The US federal government reported a budget deficit of $27.4 billion in January, the US Treasury Department said Friday.The figure is sharply lower than the reading ... Read more...

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US government to borrow $644 bn


January 31st, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) The US Treasury Department announced Monday that the federal government is expected to borrow $644 billion from the market to fund its operation in the first ... Read more...

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US sanctions 10 Iran shipping firms, including India JV


December 21st, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) The United States has imposed sanctions on ten Iranian shipping firms affiliated with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), including Irano Hind, a joint ... Read more...

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US federal budget deficit reaches $137 bn in November


December 13th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) The US federal government reported a budget deficit of $137.3 billion in November, the US Treasury Department announced Monday. That brought the total budget deficit of the ... Read more...

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US budget deficit hits $98 bn


November 11th, 2011 - 3:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) The US federal government's budget deficit increased to $98.5 billion in October, the treasury department said Thursday.In September, it was $64.57 billion.The deficit remains extraordinarily ... Read more...

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Fannie Mac seeks $7.8 bn aid from US government


November 9th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) Fannie Mac, one of the two major US mortgage-finance companies, has said it will request a $7.8 billion aid from the US government after posting huge ... Read more...

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Freddie Mac posts huge loss


November 4th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) Freddie Mac, one of the two major US mortgage-finance companies, said Thursday that it posted a net loss of $4.4 billion in the third quarter, more ... Read more...

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Clinton to hold Iran accountable for Saudi envoy plot


October 13th, 2011 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) US State Secretary Hillary Clinton Wednesday vowed to hold Iran accountable for its alleged involvement in a "terror plot" to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington, ... Read more...

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US sanctions five men linked to kill Saudi envoy (Lead)


October 12th, 2011 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) The US Treasury Department announced Tuesday that it has slapped sanctions on five individuals linked to the assassination attempt on the Saudi ambassador to Washington, Xinhua ... Read more...

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US puts 5 Haqqani Network associates on terrorist list


September 30th, 2011 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Squeezing recalcitrant ally Pakistan, the United States has put on its terrorist list five associates of the Haqqani Network branded as a "veritable arm" of ... Read more...

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Two LeT kingpins put on US terror list


September 29th, 2011 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) The United States Wednesday imposed financial sanctions on two founding members of the Pakistan based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) held responsible for the 2008 Mumbai terror ... Read more...

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India-US ties create jobs for both countries: White House


September 7th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Underlining the importance of economic cooperation between the United States and India, the White House has said a healthy bilateral relationship will mean more jobs ... Read more...

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US rejects Indian-Americans’ plea on disclosing offshore accounts


August 17th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) The US Treasury Department has turned down the Indian-American community's plea to extend the deadline for disclosing offshore accounts from Aug 31 to Dec 31 ... Read more...

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US, Britain and Saudi Arabia call for immediate end to Syrian crackdown


August 14th, 2011 - 3:58 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- United States President Barack Obama on Saturday discussed the situation in Syria with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah and British Prime Minister David Cameron, and all three called for ... Read more...

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