Economic sanctions

India to chair 3 UNSC Committees

The Ambassador of India to the United Nations recently announced that India has been asked to chair three important committees of the Security Council. What are the three UNSC committees to be chaired by India? Counter-Terrorism Committee, Libya Sanctions Committee ..


What are CAATSA Sanctions?

The United States recently imposed sanctions on Turkey under section 231 of the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, CAATSA. The sanctions were imposed for buying Russian made S400 anti-Missile system. What is in it for India? The United States ..


Abdalla Hamdok takes charge as new Prime Minister of Sudan

Prominent economist Abdalla Hamdok has taken charge as the new Prime Minister of Sudan and vowed to work towards ending the country’s economic crisis and establishing peace. In his new role, Hamdok will be tasked to deal with Sudan’s mounting ..

Which Russian tycoon has sued US over sanctions?

Russian metal tycoon Oleg Deripaska has sued the US due to sanctions which the latter has imposed. Deripaska has claimed that US has gone beyond its legal limit to impose sanctions on the companies which are owned by him and ..

UNSC adopts Resolution 2428 to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has adopted a resolution 2428 (2018) to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan. The measure will stop the flow of weapons to armed groups in the country. It is in addition to the ..

Russia imposes economic sanctions against Turkey

Russia has imposed economic sanctions against Turkey, a NATO member over the issue of downing of a Russian Sukhoi 24 warplane on the Syrian border. In this regard, Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree adopting a series of ..