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Iran will respond to US sanctions in kind: Larijani

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the lawmakers are closely monitoring all moves by the United States, particularly the bid to slap new sanctions against the Islamic Republic and Russia, and will make swift decisions accordingly. “We have the capability to [adopt] many measures in proportionate to the Americans’ conduct,” ...

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US House approves new sanctions against Iran, Russia, N Korea

The Republican-controlled US House of Representatives votes overwhelmingly to impose new sanctions against Iran, Russia and North Korea. The lower chamber of the US Congress made the move Tuesday despite opposition from US President Donald Trump. House Speaker Paul Ryan claimed that the move is essential to tighten “the screws ...

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Decisive response awaits ‘hostile’ US sanctions: Iran official

A senior Iranian official has denounced the US House of Representatives’ approval of a draft law for fresh sanctions against the Islamic Republic, vowing a “decisive response” to the “hostile” move. Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi made the remarks on the sidelines of a summit on preventing cybercrimes ...

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Dhawan leads strong start by India in first SL Test

GALLE– Shikhar Dhawan was unbeaten on 64 as India moved to 115-1 at lunch on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Cheteshwar Pujara (37) was the other not out batsman, putting on 88 so far for the second wicket with Dhawan after the tourists ...

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Lagarde: US-based IMF may move HQ to China

IMF chief Christine Lagarde says the International Monetary Fund may move its headquarters to Beijing in a decade if China and other big emerging markets continue to grow. In 10 years’ time, “we might not be sitting in Washington, DC. We’ll do it in our Beijing head office,” Lagarde said ...

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