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    US slaps sanctions on Turkey over Russian arms purchase

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:52pm on December 15, 2020

    The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on Turkey’s military procurement agency after the NATO ally defiantly bought Russia’s S-400 air defence system. ‘Today’s action...

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    Switzerland sanctions on Lukashenko

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:20pm on December 12, 2020

    Switzerland said on Friday it would join the EU in banning Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko and other top-ranking officials from entering or travelling through its...

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    EU plans more sanctions against Turkey

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 11:53pm on December 11, 2020

    EU leaders decided on Friday to draw up a list of Turkish targets for sanctions in response to Ankara’s prospecting for gas in Greek and...

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    Erdogan says US sanctions over Russian arms to be disrespectful

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 11:31pm on December 11, 2020

    US sanctions over the S-400 air defence system, controversially purchased from Russia, would be ‘disrespectful’, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in comments published Friday...

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    Russia imposes reciprocal sanctions on 25 UK officials

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 08:14pm on November 21, 2020

    Russia on Saturday imposed sanctions on 25 British officials, responding to penalties Britain imposed in July against the same number of Russians over human rights...

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    Iran urges next US admin to learn from sanctions

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 10:29pm on November 07, 2020

    Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani said Saturday he hoped the next US administration will have learnt that sanctions cannot make Tehran bow to American policy. US...

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    China to sanction US firms over Taiwan arms sale

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:26pm on October 26, 2020

    China on Monday said it will impose sanctions on Lockheed Martin, a Boeing division and other US firms involved in arm sales to Taiwan, the...

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    China rails at US after sanctions threat

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 09:49pm on October 19, 2020

    China on Monday accused the United States of ‘peddling arms’ and ‘interfering’ in other countries’ affairs after Washington threatened sanctions against any nation taking advantage...

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    Sanctions ‘unavoidable’ unless Russia sheds light on Navalny poisoning: Germany

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 09:56pm on October 07, 2020

    Germany warned Russia Wednesday that sanctions were ‘unavoidable’ if it failed to cooperate and shed light on the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. ‘A...

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    EU sanctions Belarus

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 09:55pm on October 02, 2020

    The EU will hit Belarus officials with long-awaited sanctions over the country’s political crisis on Friday, drawing an angry response from Minsk and its ally...