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New sanctions on Venezuela officials upcoming

His government has also denied the accusations made by the USA government and called them a pretext for trying to overthrow Maduro. State oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA has also seen minor sanctions over trade with Iran. Venezuela's embattled socialist president is complaining about ill treatment of his government's officials overseas, comparing the harassment to that of Jews in Nazi Germany.


India, Germany are made for each other: Modi to Merkel

India, Germany are made for each other: Modi to Merkel

While she made clear Berlin and Washington would "of course" remain close partners, Merkel stuck to her language from Sunday. Merkel had already begun finessing her message on Monday, stressing that she was a "convinced trans-Atlanticist", a message she repeated after a meeting with visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Berlin .



House panel issues subpoenas for Flynn, others

Subpoenas were approved Wednesday for Flynn and his company , Flynn Intel Group, and Cohen and his firm, Michael D. Cohen & Associates. In response, the Senate panel narrowed the scope of its request and also issued subpoenas seeking records from Mr Flynn's businesses.


Trump to declare climate decision 'very soon'

Trump to declare climate decision 'very soon'

Rajoy and Modi agreed to boost bilateral cooperation in the field of combatting climate change. "President Trump's inward looking, isolationist vision for America represents a risky abdication of our nation's leadership role". The ad said that climate change is both a "business risk" and a "business opportunity", and said continued participation in Paris will actually benefit the US economy and job growth.


At least 11 US citizens injured in Kabul blast

At least 11 US citizens injured in Kabul blast

The dead included nine Afghan guards at the U.S. Embassy, a State Department official said. "The attack demonstrates a complete disregard for civilians and reveals the barbaric nature of the enemy faced by the Afghan people", said the statement.


Russia turfs 2 Estonian diplomats in tit-for-tat move

Russia turfs 2 Estonian diplomats in tit-for-tat move

Petersburg , Janus Kirikmae, and Kantin Kanarik, a consular official in Pskov, had been declared persona non grata. The Russian Foreign Ministry said five diplomats from the Moldovan embassy in Moscow had been declared personae non grata and would have to leave within three days.