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# Sanctions

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# White House
US to lift sanctions on Turkey after successful ceasefire
Donald Trump made the comment in an address at the White House today.
# Sanctions
Trump threatens to intensify sanctions on Iran as Europeans seek UN breakthrough
Trump was speaking at the UN General Assembly this afternoon.
# Saudi Arabia
Trump announces Iran sanctions as US sends more troops to Gulf
The US President said the sanctions were the toughest ever against another country, but indicated he did not plan a military strike.
# diplomatic dispute
Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian oil tanker
The vessel is due to set sail later today.
# skripal
US announces new sanctions against Russia over Skripal poisoning
Russian spies have been blamed for the poisoning of Skripal and his daughter.
# Sanctions
Lengthy bans dished out for League of Ireland fracas
The SSE Airtricity League has handed additional suspensions to UCD goalkeeper Conor Kearns, coach Ger Barron and Bohs captain Derek Pender.
# RWC2019
World Cup teams prepare for strong sanctions of high tackles in Japan
World Rugby’s new framework has brought an increased focus on clamping down on illegal tackles.
# Sanctions
Bohs captain and UCD goalkeeper banned for violent conduct
The pair are facing suspensions after last night’s Premier Division game.
# tensions
Iran 'permanently' closes diplomatic relations with US government after new sanctions are imposed
Sanctions against Iran’s supreme leader were brought in yesterday.
# decision reversed
Trump reverses North Korea sanctions that US imposed yesterday because he 'likes Kim'
Trump’s Treasury Department imposed the sanctions to tighten international pressure on North Korea.
# aughinish alumina
'Positive news': US sanctions affecting Limerick company Aughinish Alumina lifted
Limerick-based Aughinish Alumina employs over 400 staff and supports hundreds of indirect jobs in the area.
# Sanctions
North Korea condemns US sanctions, says they could 'block the path to denuclearisation'
The warning from the North yesterday came days after the US said it was imposing sanctions on three senior North Korean officials.
# Sanctions
Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring
Meng Wanzhou faces US fraud charges related to alleged sanctions-breaking dealings with Iran.
# renting rights
Degree to which landlords can be sanctioned last sticking point to new renter protection law
The law plans to make it an offence for landlords with properties in RPZs to raise the rent above the legally allowed 4%.
# Sanctions
Toulouse receive double blow as duo handed suspensions for Leinster clash
Jerome Kaino and Lucas Pointud were both brought before a disciplinary hearing in Paris.
# novichok
US hits Russia with sanctions over nerve agent attack in England
A former Russian spy and his daughter were exposed to Novichok in March.
# No deal
Iranian leader accuses US of 'psychological warfare' as Trump reimposes sanctions
Trump pulled the US out of a historic nuclear deal in May.
# decision
Five Spain players hit with lengthy bans following controversial World Cup qualifier
They accosted Romanian referee Vlad Iordachescu after their 18-10 defeat to Belgium.
# Sanctions
'Phase two may be very rough' - Trump announces heavy sanctions on North Korea
“Frankly hopefully something positive can happen.”
# Sanctions
Iran rejects Trump's demand to change nuclear deal
The US President has vowed to pull out of the accord if European allies don’t fix its “terrible flaws”.
# Red Handed
South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea
It follows US President Donald Trump’s tweets about the alleged transfer of oil.
# Tension
North Korea says new UN sanctions are an 'act of war'
The UN Security Council unanimously passed new, US-drafted sanctions that will restrict oil supplies.
# Nuclear Weapons
'The world wants peace, not death!' - Trump welcomes new sanctions on North Korea
The sanctions will restrict oil supplies vital for Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear programmes.
# Sanctions
UN security council slaps North Korea with new sanctions following last month's missile tests
It is the third raft of sanctions imposed on North Korea this year.
# escalating tensions
'Flee into a building or a basement': North Korea ballistic missile launch triggers high alert in Japan
The missile was launched from near Pyongyang.
# United Nations
New sanctions imposed on North Korea are 'a whole new level'
A ban on exports aims to deprive Pyongyang of about €850 million in annual revenue.
# Nuclear Weapons
US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood
The move could cost Pyongyang about €850 million in annual revenue.
# COLD WAR 2.0
Russia is NOT happy about Donald Trump imposing new sanctions
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the move is a “humiliating” defeat for Trump.
# Sanctions
Venezuelans in Ireland want the Irish government to speak up against Maduro
“It’s becoming more and more difficult to find food, medicines and basic household groceries.”
# Sanctions
US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election
At least 10 people died amid violent protests disputing Sunday’s election in the South American country.
# fighting back
Putin slams 'anti-Russia hysteria' after US imposes sanctions
Russia ordered Washington to reduce its diplomatic staff.
# defiant
'Who do these imperialists in the US think they are?': Venezuelan leader hits back amid protests
The US has issued fresh sanctions freezing the assets of senior Venezuelan officials.
# Inquiry
Male nurse who contacted patient on Whatsapp and Facebook found guilty of professional misconduct
The nurse was also found guilty of non-compliance with the nurses’ professional code of conduct.
# Nuclear Weapons
US says North Korea 'poses a threat to us all'
Trump’s team wants to get China, Pyongyang’s ally, on side.
# Trump Card
US trying to pressure North Korea into dismantling nuclear weapons
Officials said they want to bring North Korea back to the “path of dialogue”.
# Khan Sheikhun
US blacklists Syrian chemists over deadly sarin gas attack
It is one of the US’s largest-ever sanctions announcements.
# Russia Today
US Senate planning probe into Russian spying, Trump planning to end Russian sanctions
Meanwhile, the President-Elect says he may scrap sanctions of Russia recently put in place by President Obama.
# Putin's pal
'Great move, Vladimir': Trump praises Russian President for reaction to US sanctions
“I always knew he was very smart,” Trump tweeted.
# escalations
Russia pledges "adequate reprisals" after Obama expels Russian diplomats
Barack Obama has announced a series of sanctions in retaliation for the alleged US election hack by Russia.
# disciplinary action
Uefa fines Celtic for displaying Palestine flags, Legia Warsaw to play behind closed doors
European football’s governing body has dished out a number of sanctions today.