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US Issues New Sanctions Guidance Related To COVID-19

The move further permits certain transactions that have until now been prohibited (File) Washington: The United States on Thursday issued guidance easing the way for delivery of products such as face masks, ventilators and vaccines to combat the coronavirus pandemic to heavily sanctioned countries like Iran, Venezuela and Syria. The U.S. Treasury Department issued general […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin Sees A Lot Of Issues As Summit With US President Joe Biden Begins

Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden shook hands on arrival before going inside. Geneva: With deep disagreements likely and expectations of solving them low, U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin sat down in a lakeside Geneva villa on Wednesday for their first summit since Biden took office. Both have said they hope their […]

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Southwest Flights Are Delayed Over ‘Technology Issues’

Southwest Airlines flights within the United States were temporarily suspended on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, the second major disruption to the company’s operations in less than 24 hours. The F.A.A. said the airline was experiencing “technology issues” in a brief notice posted on its website. Southwest acknowledged that its operations were […]

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US student visa rush: Embassy says resolving ‘technical issues’; will give thousands of appointments in coming weeks

NEW DELHI: The US embassy on Tuesday sought to allay apprehensions of thousands of Indian students who have to join colleges there this fall (July and August) but faced a tough time in booking appointments slots when visa processing resumed on Monday. The Embassy has begun fixing technical issues faced by students and has assured […]

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China’s Internet Watchdog Issues Notices to 129 Mobile Apps for Illegally Collecting Personal Info

China’s internet watchdog has issued notices to the operators of 129 smartphone applications, including several news apps, for illegally collecting or using consumers’ personal information. Popular news aggregation app Jinri Toutiao developed by TikTok owner ByteDance, alongside Tencent-operated Kuai Bao and Tencent News, Sogou News by New York listed Sogou, and Nasdaq-listed Qutoutiao, were among […]

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WazirX news: ED issues FEMA notice to India’s largest cryptocurrency exchange WazirX | India Business News

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate on Friday said it has issued a show cause notice to the country’s largest cryptocurrency exchange for undertaking transactions worth over Rs 2,790 crore in alleged violation of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA). WazirX, registered under the company named Zanmai Labs Pvt Ltd, was incorporated in December, 2017 as […]