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#Sanctions

# sanctions - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

China 'throwing toys out the pram' by sanctioning individual barristers, says Bar of Ireland
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

China 'throwing toys out the pram' by sanctioning individual barristers, says Bar of Ireland

Apr 27th 2021, 9:00 PM 40,147 Views 36 Comments

Bar Council chair Maura McNally is concerned about the growing rate at which China has targeted individuals.

# sanctions - Thursday 15 April, 2021

US expels 10 Russian diplomats and imposes new round of sanctions
# White House
# White House

US expels 10 Russian diplomats and imposes new round of sanctions

Apr 15th 2021, 5:34 PM 12,694 Views 34 Comments

The White House said the 10 diplomats being expelled include representatives of Russian intelligence services.

# sanctions - Friday 26 March, 2021

China hits back after Britain imposes sanctions over treatment of people in Xinjiang
# Uighur Muslims
# Uighur Muslims

China hits back after Britain imposes sanctions over treatment of people in Xinjiang

Mar 26th 2021, 7:45 AM 18,257 Views 31 Comments

Beijing said in a statement the move by Dominic Raab was ‘based on nothing but lies and disinformation’.

# sanctions - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

US concludes Russia poisoned Navalny and joins EU in imposing sanctions
# Navalny
# Navalny

US concludes Russia poisoned Navalny and joins EU in imposing sanctions

Mar 2nd 2021, 9:35 PM 11,317 Views 14 Comments

This is Biden’s first major actiona gainst Russia during his presidency.

# sanctions - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Iran ‘may pursue nuclear weapon if sanctions persist’
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Iran ‘may pursue nuclear weapon if sanctions persist’

Feb 9th 2021, 12:14 PM 8,582 Views 35 Comments

A 1990s fatwa, or religious edict, by the country’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei states that nuclear weapons are forbidden.

# sanctions - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Mandela wrote letter to Haughey soon after his release asking him to postpone a decision on easing sanctions
# South Africa
# South Africa

Mandela wrote letter to Haughey soon after his release asking him to postpone a decision on easing sanctions

Dec 27th 2020, 12:10 AM 37,706 Views 6 Comments

Mandela was deputy president of the African National Congress (ANC) and was negotiating an end to the apartheid regime.

# sanctions - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Iran says US faces 'maximum isolation' as world powers dismiss sanctions
# Mike Pompeo
# Mike Pompeo

Iran says US faces 'maximum isolation' as world powers dismiss sanctions

Updated Sep 20th 2020, 3:20 PM 42,389 Views 69 Comments

Security council members say Washington lost the legal ability to invoke the measure after the US withdrew from a 2015 nuclear deal.

# sanctions - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

European Union threatens tough sanctions over vote-rigging and violent clashes in Belarus
# Belarus
# Belarus

European Union threatens tough sanctions over vote-rigging and violent clashes in Belarus

Aug 12th 2020, 8:34 AM 13,682 Views 15 Comments

Protests have erupted into violence in Belarus in retaliation against election results.

# sanctions - Friday 31 July, 2020

'I have no intention of making a habit of this': Neasa Hourigan plans to stay in the Green Party after being sanctioned
# Slap On The Wrist
# Slap On The Wrist

'I have no intention of making a habit of this': Neasa Hourigan plans to stay in the Green Party after being sanctioned

Jul 31st 2020, 8:04 AM 32,374 Views 65 Comments

It follows a vote from the parliamentary party overnight.

# sanctions - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

There was a major drop in the concussion rate at the Rugby World Cup
# Sanctions
From The42
# Sanctions

There was a major drop in the concussion rate at the Rugby World Cup

Mar 4th 2020, 11:54 AM 2,990 Views 2 Comments

The game’s governing body is encouraged by the promising signs from the tournament in Japan.

# sanctions - Friday 10 January, 2020

Trump administration announces new sanctions on Iran as it pins blame for Ukrainian airline disaster
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Trump administration announces new sanctions on Iran as it pins blame for Ukrainian airline disaster

Updated Jan 10th 2020, 9:41 PM 18,616 Views 45 Comments

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo became the highest-level US official to point the finger at Iran today.

# sanctions - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

US to lift sanctions on Turkey after successful ceasefire
# White House
# White House

US to lift sanctions on Turkey after successful ceasefire

Oct 23rd 2019, 5:15 PM 7,564 Views 28 Comments

Donald Trump made the comment in an address at the White House today.

# sanctions - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Trump threatens to intensify sanctions on Iran as Europeans seek UN breakthrough
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Trump threatens to intensify sanctions on Iran as Europeans seek UN breakthrough

Sep 24th 2019, 5:38 PM 7,439 Views 20 Comments

Trump was speaking at the UN General Assembly this afternoon.

# sanctions - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Trump announces Iran sanctions as US sends more troops to Gulf
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Trump announces Iran sanctions as US sends more troops to Gulf

Sep 21st 2019, 8:08 AM 11,613 Views 57 Comments

The US President said the sanctions were the toughest ever against another country, but indicated he did not plan a military strike.

# sanctions - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian oil tanker
# Diplomatic Dispute
# Diplomatic Dispute

Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian oil tanker

Aug 18th 2019, 4:54 PM 19,558 Views 14 Comments

The vessel is due to set sail later today.

# sanctions - Saturday 3 August, 2019

US announces new sanctions against Russia over Skripal poisoning
# Skripal
# Skripal

US announces new sanctions against Russia over Skripal poisoning

Aug 3rd 2019, 10:45 AM 12,720 Views 28 Comments

Russian spies have been blamed for the poisoning of Skripal and his daughter.

# sanctions - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Lengthy bans dished out for League of Ireland fracas
# Sanctions
From The42
# Sanctions

Lengthy bans dished out for League of Ireland fracas

Aug 1st 2019, 10:40 AM 8,147 Views 5 Comments

The SSE Airtricity League has handed additional suspensions to UCD goalkeeper Conor Kearns, coach Ger Barron and Bohs captain Derek Pender.

# sanctions - Friday 26 July, 2019

World Cup teams prepare for strong sanctions of high tackles in Japan
# RWC2019
From The42
# RWC2019

World Cup teams prepare for strong sanctions of high tackles in Japan

Jul 26th 2019, 2:11 PM 9,721 Views 30 Comments

World Rugby’s new framework has brought an increased focus on clamping down on illegal tackles.

# sanctions - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Bohs captain and UCD goalkeeper banned for violent conduct
# Sanctions
From The42
# Sanctions

Bohs captain and UCD goalkeeper banned for violent conduct

Jul 16th 2019, 6:25 PM 9,974 Views 6 Comments

The pair are facing suspensions after last night’s Premier Division game.

# sanctions - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Iran 'permanently' closes diplomatic relations with US government after new sanctions are imposed
# Tensions
# Tensions

Iran 'permanently' closes diplomatic relations with US government after new sanctions are imposed

Jun 25th 2019, 8:26 AM 23,033 Views 73 Comments

Sanctions against Iran’s supreme leader were brought in yesterday.

# sanctions - Friday 22 March, 2019

Trump reverses North Korea sanctions that US imposed yesterday because he 'likes Kim'
# Decision Reversed
# Decision Reversed

Trump reverses North Korea sanctions that US imposed yesterday because he 'likes Kim'

Mar 22nd 2019, 8:32 PM 19,119 Views 30 Comments

Trump’s Treasury Department imposed the sanctions to tighten international pressure on North Korea.

# sanctions - Monday 28 January, 2019

'Positive news': US sanctions affecting Limerick company Aughinish Alumina lifted
# Aughinish Alumina
# Aughinish Alumina

'Positive news': US sanctions affecting Limerick company Aughinish Alumina lifted

Jan 28th 2019, 7:20 AM 10,171 Views 10 Comments

Limerick-based Aughinish Alumina employs over 400 staff and supports hundreds of indirect jobs in the area.

# sanctions - Monday 17 December, 2018

North Korea condemns US sanctions, says they could 'block the path to denuclearisation'
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

North Korea condemns US sanctions, says they could 'block the path to denuclearisation'

Dec 17th 2018, 9:57 AM 7,962 Views 10 Comments

The warning from the North yesterday came days after the US said it was imposing sanctions on three senior North Korean officials.

# sanctions - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring

Dec 11th 2018, 7:23 AM 9,910 Views 0 Comments

Meng Wanzhou faces US fraud charges related to alleged sanctions-breaking dealings with Iran.

# sanctions - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Degree to which landlords can be sanctioned last sticking point to new renter protection law
# Renting Rights
# Renting Rights

Degree to which landlords can be sanctioned last sticking point to new renter protection law

Nov 18th 2018, 8:10 AM 21,381 Views 78 Comments

The law plans to make it an offence for landlords with properties in RPZs to raise the rent above the legally allowed 4%.

# sanctions - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Toulouse receive double blow as duo handed suspensions for Leinster clash
# Sanctions
From The42
# Sanctions

Toulouse receive double blow as duo handed suspensions for Leinster clash

Oct 17th 2018, 3:26 PM 8,799 Views 27 Comments

Jerome Kaino and Lucas Pointud were both brought before a disciplinary hearing in Paris.

# sanctions - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

US hits Russia with sanctions over nerve agent attack in England
# Novichok
# Novichok

US hits Russia with sanctions over nerve agent attack in England

Aug 8th 2018, 8:46 PM 14,932 Views 118 Comments

A former Russian spy and his daughter were exposed to Novichok in March.

# sanctions - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Iranian leader accuses US of 'psychological warfare' as Trump reimposes sanctions
# No Deal
# No Deal

Iranian leader accuses US of 'psychological warfare' as Trump reimposes sanctions

Aug 7th 2018, 7:24 AM 7,912 Views 25 Comments

Trump pulled the US out of a historic nuclear deal in May.

# sanctions - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Five Spain players hit with lengthy bans following controversial World Cup qualifier
# Decision
From The42
# Decision

Five Spain players hit with lengthy bans following controversial World Cup qualifier

Apr 17th 2018, 6:30 PM 14,517 Views 14 Comments

They accosted Romanian referee Vlad Iordachescu after their 18-10 defeat to Belgium.

# sanctions - Saturday 24 February, 2018

'Phase two may be very rough' - Trump announces heavy sanctions on North Korea
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

'Phase two may be very rough' - Trump announces heavy sanctions on North Korea

Feb 24th 2018, 7:35 AM 7,822 Views 19 Comments

“Frankly hopefully something positive can happen.”

# sanctions - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Iran rejects Trump's demand to change nuclear deal
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Iran rejects Trump's demand to change nuclear deal

Jan 13th 2018, 6:15 PM 7,370 Views 38 Comments

The US President has vowed to pull out of the accord if European allies don’t fix its “terrible flaws”.

# sanctions - Friday 29 December, 2017

South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea
# Red Handed
# Red Handed

South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea

Dec 29th 2017, 3:30 PM 18,893 Views 15 Comments

It follows US President Donald Trump’s tweets about the alleged transfer of oil.

# sanctions - Sunday 24 December, 2017

North Korea says new UN sanctions are an 'act of war'
# Tension
# Tension

North Korea says new UN sanctions are an 'act of war'

Dec 24th 2017, 9:56 AM 13,790 Views 64 Comments

The UN Security Council unanimously passed new, US-drafted sanctions that will restrict oil supplies.

# sanctions - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'The world wants peace, not death!' - Trump welcomes new sanctions on North Korea
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

'The world wants peace, not death!' - Trump welcomes new sanctions on North Korea

Dec 23rd 2017, 10:37 AM 8,281 Views 26 Comments

The sanctions will restrict oil supplies vital for Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear programmes.

# sanctions - Friday 22 December, 2017

UN security council slaps North Korea with new sanctions following last month's missile tests
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

UN security council slaps North Korea with new sanctions following last month's missile tests

Dec 22nd 2017, 7:28 PM 5,709 Views 20 Comments

It is the third raft of sanctions imposed on North Korea this year.

# sanctions - Friday 15 September, 2017

'Flee into a building or a basement': North Korea ballistic missile launch triggers high alert in Japan
# Escalating Tensions
# Escalating Tensions

'Flee into a building or a basement': North Korea ballistic missile launch triggers high alert in Japan

Sep 15th 2017, 7:10 AM 38,295 Views 119 Comments

The missile was launched from near Pyongyang.

# sanctions - Sunday 6 August, 2017

New sanctions imposed on North Korea are 'a whole new level'
# United Nations
# United Nations

New sanctions imposed on North Korea are 'a whole new level'

Aug 6th 2017, 9:20 AM 20,414 Views 50 Comments

A ban on exports aims to deprive Pyongyang of about €850 million in annual revenue.

# sanctions - Saturday 5 August, 2017

US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood

Aug 5th 2017, 1:32 PM 9,864 Views 36 Comments

The move could cost Pyongyang about €850 million in annual revenue.

# sanctions - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Russia is NOT happy about Donald Trump imposing new sanctions
# COLD WAR 2.0
# COLD WAR 2.0

Russia is NOT happy about Donald Trump imposing new sanctions

Aug 3rd 2017, 7:32 AM 15,634 Views 60 Comments

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the move is a “humiliating” defeat for Trump.

# sanctions - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Venezuelans in Ireland want the Irish government to speak up against Maduro
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Venezuelans in Ireland want the Irish government to speak up against Maduro

Aug 2nd 2017, 6:20 AM 8,994 Views 49 Comments

“It’s becoming more and more difficult to find food, medicines and basic household groceries.”

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