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Belarus isolation deepens as air links cut and credit offers cancelled
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Belarus isolation deepens as air links cut and credit offers cancelled

Updated May 25th 2021, 3:49 PM 70,800 Views 61 Comments

Belarusian TV yesterday broadcast a video of Roman Protasevich “confessing” to charges of organising mass unrest.

EU leaders agree range of sanctions on Belarus over arrest of journalist, including air space ban for Belarusian flights
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EU leaders agree range of sanctions on Belarus over arrest of journalist, including air space ban for Belarusian flights

May 24th 2021, 9:15 PM 57,879 Views 59 Comments

The sanctions were agreed at an EU meeting in Brussels this evening.

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

Apr 27th 2021, 9:00 PM 40,239 Views 36 Comments

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

US expels 10 Russian diplomats and imposes new round of sanctions
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US expels 10 Russian diplomats and imposes new round of sanctions

Apr 15th 2021, 5:34 PM 12,700 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Mar 26th 2021, 7:45 AM 18,281 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Mar 2nd 2021, 9:35 PM 11,320 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Feb 9th 2021, 12:14 PM 8,586 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Dec 27th 2020, 12:10 AM 37,716 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Updated Sep 20th 2020, 3:20 PM 42,394 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.

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

Aug 12th 2020, 8:34 AM 13,683 Views 15 Comments

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

'I have no intention of making a habit of this': Neasa Hourigan plans to stay in the Green Party after being sanctioned
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'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 32,378 Views 65 Comments

It follows a vote from the parliamentary party overnight.

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

Mar 4th 2020, 11:54 AM 2,991 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Updated Jan 10th 2020, 9:41 PM 18,618 Views 45 Comments

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

US to lift sanctions on Turkey after successful ceasefire
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US to lift sanctions on Turkey after successful ceasefire

Oct 23rd 2019, 5:15 PM 7,567 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Trump announces Iran sanctions as US sends more troops to Gulf
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Trump announces Iran sanctions as US sends more troops to Gulf

Sep 21st 2019, 8:08 AM 11,614 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.

Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian oil tanker
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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.

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

Aug 3rd 2019, 10:45 AM 12,721 Views 28 Comments

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

Lengthy bans dished out for League of Ireland fracas
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Lengthy bans dished out for League of Ireland fracas

Aug 1st 2019, 10:40 AM 8,152 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Jul 26th 2019, 2:11 PM 9,725 Views 30 Comments

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

Bohs captain and UCD goalkeeper banned for violent conduct
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Bohs captain and UCD goalkeeper banned for violent conduct

Jul 16th 2019, 6:25 PM 9,976 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Jun 25th 2019, 8:26 AM 23,036 Views 73 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 28th 2019, 7:20 AM 10,173 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring
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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.

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

Nov 18th 2018, 8:10 AM 21,389 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%.

Toulouse receive double blow as duo handed suspensions for Leinster clash
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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.

US hits Russia with sanctions over nerve agent attack in England
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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.

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

Aug 7th 2018, 7:24 AM 7,915 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Apr 17th 2018, 6:30 PM 14,519 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Feb 24th 2018, 7:35 AM 7,823 Views 19 Comments

“Frankly hopefully something positive can happen.”

Iran rejects Trump's demand to change nuclear deal
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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”.

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

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

Dec 24th 2017, 9:56 AM 13,791 Views 64 Comments

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

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

Dec 23rd 2017, 10:37 AM 8,282 Views 26 Comments

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

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

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

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

Aug 6th 2017, 9:20 AM 20,416 Views 50 Comments

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

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

Aug 5th 2017, 1:32 PM 9,868 Views 36 Comments

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

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