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#Sanctions

# sanctions - Monday 25 November, 2013

Israel blasts Iran nuclear deal as a 'historic mistake'
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Israel blasts Iran nuclear deal as a 'historic mistake'

Nov 25th 2013, 9:11 AM 7,655 Views 163 Comments

It follows the easing economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for steps to curb its nuclear programme.

# sanctions - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

IMO and HSE talks suspended for the night
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IMO and HSE talks suspended for the night

Oct 9th 2013, 10:58 PM 3,533 Views 20 Comments

They will resume the talks on doctors’ hours tomorrow. There is no official news as yet of a breakthrough in talks.

# sanctions - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

US to seize New York skyscraper secretly owned by Iran
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US to seize New York skyscraper secretly owned by Iran

Sep 18th 2013, 5:23 PM 15,346 Views 73 Comments

According to the US Justice Department, it will be the “largest-ever terrorism-related forfeiture”.

# sanctions - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Iceland PM hits back in mackerel fishing row
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Iceland PM hits back in mackerel fishing row

Jul 16th 2013, 2:02 PM 6,375 Views 36 Comments

Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson says that any EU sanctions would violate international trade law.

# sanctions - Monday 27 May, 2013

US, French and Russian ministers to meet for Syria talks
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US, French and Russian ministers to meet for Syria talks

May 27th 2013, 7:55 AM 3,022 Views 6 Comments

There will also be a meeting of the EU’s 27 foreign ministers in Brussels.

# sanctions - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

EU reveals plans to buy oil from rebel-held parts of Syria
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EU reveals plans to buy oil from rebel-held parts of Syria

Apr 23rd 2013, 4:03 PM 3,052 Views 15 Comments

The EU’s member states have a trade embargo against the Syrian government – but will import petrol from rebel territory.

# sanctions - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

UN Security Council vows action after North Korea nuclear test
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UN Security Council vows action after North Korea nuclear test

Feb 12th 2013, 9:02 PM 7,910 Views 36 Comments

Even North Korea’s sole international ally, China, was stern in its condemnation of the nuclear test and threats to the United States.

# sanctions - Thursday 24 January, 2013

North Korea 'plans nuclear test aimed at US'
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North Korea 'plans nuclear test aimed at US'

Jan 24th 2013, 7:23 AM 11,420 Views 75 Comments

The communist state did not specify when the atomic test might be carried out.

# sanctions - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

North Korea unlikely to obey latest UN sanctions
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North Korea unlikely to obey latest UN sanctions

Jan 23rd 2013, 10:09 AM 2,589 Views 12 Comments

The Security Council voted on a resolution condemning North Korea’s rocket launch in December that sent a satellite into orbit.

# sanctions - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Russian parliament considers anti-US adoption bill
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Russian parliament considers anti-US adoption bill

Dec 26th 2012, 10:58 AM 5,032 Views 5 Comments

The bill is one part of a larger measure by angry Russian lawmakers, retaliating against a recently signed US law that calls for sanctions against the country.

# sanctions - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Iran: Uranium enrichment to be speeded up
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Iran: Uranium enrichment to be speeded up

Nov 28th 2012, 7:23 PM 4,563 Views 62 Comments

Iran is to step up its uranium enrichment programme by sharply increasing the number of centrifuges used to make nuclear fuel.

# sanctions - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Wexford dual star Lee Chin calls for tougher sanctions from GAA on racism
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Wexford dual star Lee Chin calls for tougher sanctions from GAA on racism

Nov 7th 2012, 11:10 AM 8,620 Views 16 Comments

Chin insists the problem is an ‘ongoing issue’ on the pitch.

# sanctions - Sunday 21 October, 2012

US denies agreement to meet Iran, but says it is prepared to do so
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US denies agreement to meet Iran, but says it is prepared to do so

Oct 21st 2012, 9:48 AM 2,284 Views 30 Comments

The New York Times reported that the US had agreed one-on-one talks with Iran after the November presidential election but the White House has denied this.

# sanctions - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Group to hold anti-war protest outside Dáil
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Group to hold anti-war protest outside Dáil

Oct 11th 2012, 12:26 PM 3,155 Views 95 Comments

The Irish Anti War Movement is calling for an end to US military flights out of Shannon Airport.

# sanctions - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

British bank accepts $340 million fine over Iran transactions
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British bank accepts $340 million fine over Iran transactions

Aug 14th 2012, 9:05 PM 3,955 Views 15 Comments

The bank had denied accusations that it systematically hid $250 billion worth of Iranian client transactions.

# sanctions - Friday 3 August, 2012

Hillary Clinton hopes for improved drones to find Kony
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Hillary Clinton hopes for improved drones to find Kony

Aug 3rd 2012, 6:36 PM 5,324 Views 17 Comments

The US Secretary General was also focused on preserving a fragile peace between Sudan and South Sudan on her two day agenda of talks in East Africa.

# sanctions - Monday 23 July, 2012

Syria threatens using WMDs as EU prepares to withdraw citizens
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Syria threatens using WMDs as EU prepares to withdraw citizens

Jul 23rd 2012, 7:16 PM 5,403 Views 57 Comments

Cyprus’s justice minister says the bloc is “prepared for the worst”, as Syria reveals its WMD for the first time.

# sanctions - Monday 16 July, 2012

Russia vetoes UN statement on Syrian killings - again
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Russia vetoes UN statement on Syrian killings - again

Jul 16th 2012, 9:19 PM 4,174 Views 26 Comments

Russia puts a hold on a Security Council statement declaring the Treimsa attacks to be a “violation” of the ceasefire.

# sanctions - Monday 2 July, 2012

Iran prepares for 'war games' as sanctions take effect
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Iran prepares for 'war games' as sanctions take effect

Jul 2nd 2012, 11:19 AM 2,614 Views 25 Comments

Three-day drill starts days after EU and US imposed new sanctions.

# sanctions - Saturday 30 June, 2012

UN experts to investigate North Korea's Mercs
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UN experts to investigate North Korea's Mercs

Jun 30th 2012, 9:52 AM 5,021 Views 6 Comments

In new UN report, sanctions experts raise issue of luxury cars in Pyongyang and suggest fake missiles were used in major NK military parade.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Jun 30th 2012, 9:00 AM 7,326 Views 7 Comments

Nine things to know this morning.

# sanctions - Friday 15 June, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday
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The 5 at 5: Friday

Jun 15th 2012, 4:52 PM 2,963 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Syria: EU approves sanctions on luxury and dual-use goods
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Syria: EU approves sanctions on luxury and dual-use goods

Jun 15th 2012, 12:16 PM 1,606 Views 8 Comments

Meanwhile, Human Rights Watch confirms that Syrian forces have used sexual violence to torture men, women and children – both inside and outside of detention – during the conflict.

# sanctions - Friday 20 April, 2012

Clinton pushes for greater action on Syria
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Clinton pushes for greater action on Syria

Apr 20th 2012, 8:15 AM 742 Views 6 Comments

The US has increased the supports it is making available to the Syrian opposition.

# sanctions - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Mali braces for fuel shortages amid post-coup sanctions
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Mali braces for fuel shortages amid post-coup sanctions

Apr 3rd 2012, 1:48 PM 560 Views 0 Comments

The West African nation’s neighbours have closed their borders and frozen Mali’s account at the regional central bank following the military coup.

# sanctions - Friday 23 March, 2012

EU slaps sanctions on Assad's wife and mother
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EU slaps sanctions on Assad's wife and mother

Mar 23rd 2012, 4:28 PM 5,068 Views 17 Comments

Intercepted emails recently showed that the president’s wife Asma spent thousands on designer shoes and bespoke furniture as the government continued its violent crackdown.

# sanctions - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Russia signals support for Syria sanctions
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Russia signals support for Syria sanctions

Mar 20th 2012, 11:51 AM 1,594 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile, President Assad’s wife is reportedly being added to the EU’s sanctions list.

# sanctions - Monday 27 February, 2012

Syria: Women and children among 64 killed at Homs checkpoint - activists
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Syria: Women and children among 64 killed at Homs checkpoint - activists

Feb 27th 2012, 9:17 PM 2,333 Views 17 Comments

The 64 people were trying to flee the bombarded city. Activists said that 135 people have been killed across the country today.

EU ministers recognise Syrian National Council as legitimate representatives
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EU ministers recognise Syrian National Council as legitimate representatives

Feb 27th 2012, 1:42 PM 1,479 Views 1 Comment

The assets of the Syrian central bank have been frozen, while seven ministers have an asset freeze and a visa ban.

EU foreign ministers to meet as international pressure increases on Syria
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EU foreign ministers to meet as international pressure increases on Syria

Feb 27th 2012, 8:58 AM 505 Views 0 Comments

The Ministers are expected to approve more sanctions against the Assad regime which has been responsible for the death of thousands of protesters.

# sanctions - Friday 17 February, 2012

Govt backs sanctions against Iran on nuclear issues, but not Israel
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Govt backs sanctions against Iran on nuclear issues, but not Israel

Feb 17th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,032 Views 42 Comments

Speaking in the Dáil this week, Eamon Gilmore ruled out Irish support of military action against Iran.

# sanctions - Monday 6 February, 2012

More deaths as shelling continues in Syrian city of Homs
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More deaths as shelling continues in Syrian city of Homs

Feb 6th 2012, 8:05 AM 739 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, the US has called China and Russia’s veto on a UN resolution on Syria a “travesty”.

# sanctions - Sunday 29 January, 2012

UN nuclear inspectors start investigation in Iran
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UN nuclear inspectors start investigation in Iran

Jan 29th 2012, 12:40 PM 1,530 Views 19 Comments

The inspectors are examining whether Iran really does have a secret atomic weapons programme, which Iran vehemently denies.

# sanctions - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Arab League halts observer mission in Syria
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Arab League halts observer mission in Syria

Jan 28th 2012, 3:29 PM 870 Views 5 Comments

The mission sharply criticised the regime of President Bashar Assad for the escalating violence which has killed at least 80 people across the country.

Gilmore calls for end to Israeli blockade of Gaza
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Gilmore calls for end to Israeli blockade of Gaza

Jan 28th 2012, 11:39 AM 1,234 Views 46 Comments

The Tánaiste and Foreign Minister is due to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas later today.

# sanctions - Monday 23 January, 2012

UN nuclear watchdog to visit Iran
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UN nuclear watchdog to visit Iran

Jan 23rd 2012, 2:44 PM 992 Views 3 Comments

The IAEA says it is heading to Iran next week to clear up “outstanding substantive issues” with Tehran over its nuclear programme.

EU agrees oil embargo against Iran over nuclear programme
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EU agrees oil embargo against Iran over nuclear programme

Jan 23rd 2012, 11:03 AM 990 Views 17 Comments

British Foreign Secretary William Hague said it was part of an “unprecedented set of sanctions” against Iran.

# sanctions - Sunday 15 January, 2012

UK: Europe will adopt sanctions on Iranian oil
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UK: Europe will adopt sanctions on Iranian oil

Jan 15th 2012, 5:33 PM 1,688 Views 16 Comments

The British Foreign Secretary says he believes the EU will agree on tough new sanctions against Tehran’s oil sector later this month.

# sanctions - Thursday 5 January, 2012

EU gears up for Iranian oil ban over nuclear dispute
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EU gears up for Iranian oil ban over nuclear dispute

Jan 5th 2012, 9:17 AM 1,224 Views 12 Comments

The move will build pressure on Iran, which is already facing a currency crisis and a tense naval standoff with the US.

# sanctions - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

US diplomat to return to Syria following withdrawal over security fears
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US diplomat to return to Syria following withdrawal over security fears

Dec 6th 2011, 4:42 PM 390 Views 0 Comments

Ambassador Robert Ford is to head back to Syria. He was withdrawn in October after being criticised by Syria over