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    US to impose strongest ever Iran sanctions

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on May 22, 2018

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Monday warned Iran would be hit with the ‘strongest sanctions in history’ and cautioned European firms against continuing...

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    EU for fresh sanctions on Myanmar

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:06am on February 27, 2018

    European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday to prepare sanctions against Myanmar generals over the killings of Rohingya Muslims and to strengthen the EU arms...

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    Senior US lawmakers target Myanmar military with new sanctions

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 01:11am on November 03, 2017

    Senior US Republican and Democratic lawmakers proposed targeted sanctions and travel restrictions on Myanmar military officials on Thursday over the treatment of the country’s ethnic...

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    If necessary sanction has to be imposed on Myanmar: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:30am on October 01, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday said if necessary sanction has to be imposed on Myanmar in a diplomatic way...

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    US envoy to UN demands Myanmar prosecutions, weapons curbs

    Reuters . UN/Yangon | Updated at 12:45am on September 30, 2017

    US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Thursday called on countries to suspend providing weapons to Myanmar over violence against Rohingya Muslims until...

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    Impose UN, EU sanctions, arms embargo on Burmese military : HRW

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on September 19, 2017

    International rights group Human Rights Watch said the UN Security Council and concerned countries should impose targeted sanctions and arms embargo on the Burmese military...

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    Blockade attempt to force Qatar into trusteeship: FM

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:21am on September 12, 2017

    Qatar’s foreign minister on Monday accused the ‘illegal’ blockade against his country for trying to force it into a ‘state of trusteeship’...

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    The mindless harm of economic sanctions

    by Paul R Pillar | Updated at 12:05am on August 31, 2017

    US-IMPOSED economic sanctions often have been misdirected and counterproductive, but a new sanctions-related development involving Iran is especially illustrative...

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    Russia slams new EU sanctions as hostile, groundless

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:30am on August 05, 2017

    Russia reacted angrily on Friday after the European Union expanded its sanctions over the transfer of Siemens gas turbines to Moscow-annexed Crimea, calling the move...

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    Trump signs Russia sanctions into law: White House

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:00am on August 03, 2017

    US president Donald Trump signed off on new sanctions against Russia on Wednesday, bowing to domestic pressure and putting efforts to improve ties with the...