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EU efforts to ratify Chinese investment deal paused after sanctions

A massive investment deal struck between the European Union and China will not be ratified any time soon due cracks in diplomatic ties, the...
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Manchester United promise sanctions for fans involved in violent behaviour

Manchester United will ban any fans found to have been involved in criminal or violent behaviour during protests which forced the postponement of their...
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United States hits Russia with sanctions over cyber hacks and election interference

(dpa) - The United States launched diplomatic and financial offensives against Russian officials and businesses on Thursday, in retaliation for election-meddling and Moscow-linked hacking...
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China summons head of EU delegation and British envoy over sanctions

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dpa/GNA - China's Foreign Ministry summoned the head of the European Union delegation to Beijing and separately summoned the British ambassador in...
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Ghana FA sanctions Hearts for violating COVID 19 protocols

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Accra Hearts of Oak SC has been referred to the Disciplinary Committee of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) for breaching the GFA Covid-19 Matchday...
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Iran to re-embrace nuke commitments if United States lifts sanctions

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The Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Monday that Iran will re-embrace its nuclear commitments if the United States removes sanctions against it. "We have already...
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US announces sanctions on Russian ship over Nord Stream 2 pipeline

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dpa/GNA - The US government plans to impose sanctions on the Russian lay barge Fortuna on Tuesday for its involvement in the Nord...
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CAS confirms sanctions against Zubkov, other Russians

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Friday it has turned down appeals from four Russians against sanctions by the ruling bobsleigh...
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EU foreign ministers to debate sanctions on Russia for poisoning

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The European Union's foreign ministers are set to meet on Monday to find a common line on several foreign affairs issues, including possible sanctions...
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EU warns Turkey sanctions still possible in Mediterranean gas dispute

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The European Union has decided not to sanction Turkey again at present in a dispute over Mediterranean energy resources, but warns Ankara that further...
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U.S. threatens sanctions over arms trade with Iran

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The United States on Wednesday threatened to impose new sanctions to prevent foreign arms trade with Iran after the expiration of the UN arms...
WASHINGTON, March 3, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on March 3, 2020 shows flags on the U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington D.C., the United States. The U.S. Federal Reserve lowered the target range for the federal funds rate by 50 basis points to a range of 1.00 percent to 1.25 percent, as the novel coronavirus disease poses "evolving risks" to economic activity, the central bank announced Tuesday. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Hezbollah condemns U.S. sanctions against 2 former Lebanese ministers

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Hezbollah announced on Wednesday that the U.S. sanctions policy will not achieve its goal in Lebanon, the National News Agency reported. ...
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Non-disclosure of Beneficial Ownership Information to attract sanctions —Registrar-General

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Mrs Jemima Oware, the Registrar-General, on Tuesday cautioned companies that the failure to disclose beneficial ownership information accurately would attract sanctions from the Department. “A...
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French FM condemns U.S. sanctions against ICC senior officials

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France condemned the economic sanctions imposed by the United States on the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor and a member of her Office,...
The handout photo released by Russian Foreign Ministry on June 16, 2020 shows Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attending a news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (not in the picture) in Moscow, Russia, on June 16, 2020. The U.S. attempts to force Iran nuclear deal participants to renounce their obligations and to punish Tehran by illegitimate initiatives, including the arms embargo, have no prospects from the point of view of international law, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday. (Sputnik via Xinhua) Editorial use only, no archive, no commercial use.

U.S. plan to restore Iran sanctions will fail – Russian FM

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U.S. attempts to re-impose sanctions on Iran are doomed to fail, while Moscow stands ready to mediate between Washington and Tehran, Russian Foreign...
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UN inspections unlikely to dissuade U.S. on Iran sanctions – experts

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By Matthew Rusling Iran has agreed to United Nations (UN) inspection of a couple of its nuclear sites. But...
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UN Security Council president says not to take further action over Iran sanctions

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The president of the Security Council said Tuesday that he will not take any action on a purported U.S. notification for a "snapback"...
Photo taken on May 29, 2020 shows the live broadcast of U.S. President Donald Trump speaking at a press conference at the White House in Washington D.C.. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that his country is "terminating" its relationship with the World Health Organization. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Washington’s unilateral attempt on Iran sanctions leads only to isolation

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Washington, in an attempt to invoke the "snapback" mechanism of the Iran nuclear deal, formally notified the United Nations on Thursday of its demand...
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Austria regrets U.S. withdrawal from Paris agreement, sanctions against Nord Stream 2

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Vienna has expressed regret over the U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 Paris Agreement and the use of sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 pipeline...
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China sanctions 11 U.S. officials with egregious records on Hong Kong affairs

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China on Monday announced sanctions against 11 U.S. officials with egregious records on Hong Kong affairs, according to Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian...
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AMA to enhance enforcement of COVID-19 protocols

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The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) in collaboration with the Ghana Armed Forces would on Monday July 20th begin strict enforcement of COVID-19 preventive directives...
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China to impose sanctions on U.S. officials, institution for “acting viciously” on Xinjiang-related issues

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China has decided to impose sanctions on four United States officials and an institution who have acted viciously on issues related to Xinjiang Uygur...
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Iran files lawsuit against U.S. over sanctions amid COVID-19 fight

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Iran has filed a lawsuit in the International Court of Justice against the United States over effects of sanctions on Iran's fight against the...
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GBA calls for review of sanctions on failure to wear nose masks

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The Ghana Bar Association (GBA) has called for the review of punishment to be meted out to those who flout the mandatory wearing of...
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U.S. sanctions violate human rights amid COVID-19 pandemic – Iran

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that the U.S. sanctions against the country violate the fundamentals of human rights amid the coronavirus pandemic. ...
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Iran says unable to receive FIFA financial support due to sanctions

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The Iranian Football Federation said that it is unable to receive financial assistance from FIFA due to sanctions against the country's banking system, Tehran...
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Iran urges removal of U.S. sanctions amid COVID-19 spread

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The U.S. "cruel and illegal" sanctions against Iran have caused difficulties for ordinary Iranians' access to medicine and medical equipment and services amid the...
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Zimbabwe president pleads for support against sanctions

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday made a passionate plea to members of the Southern African Development Community to continuously fight for the removal...
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UN Security Council extends Yemen financial, travel ban sanctions for 1 more year

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The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday extended Yemen financial and travel ban sanctions until Feb. 26, 2021, and the mandate of the Yemen...
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Namibia calls for lifting of EU’s remaining sanctions on Zimbabwe

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Namibia's government has welcomed the lifting of sanctions on Feb. 17 imposed by the European Union on Zimbabwe's senior officials, including the vice president,...