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France, EU push for Turkey sanctions

The European Parliament urged the EU to impose sanctions on Turkey after President Tayyip Erdogan visited the breakaway Turkish Cypriot north of Cyprus. With 631...

US Treasury imposes sanctions on Iranian ‘cyber threat group’

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The United States has imposed sanctions on two Iranian entities and 45 associated individuals who carried out a malware campaign targeting Iranian dissidents, journalists...

Syria goes to the polls as new sanctions hit war-ravaged economy

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Syria held a parliamentary election on Sunday, gripped by a collapsing economy and new US sanctions after President Bashar al-Assad clawed back control of...

France, Germany, Italy threaten sanctions over arms for Libya

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The leaders of France, Germany and Italy on Saturday threatened for the first time to use sanctions against countries that continued to violate a...

Iran dismisses new US sanctions as ‘fruitless and repetitive’

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Iran dismissed on Thursday new US sanctions on several Iranian officials, saying they were a sign of the complete inefficiency of Washington’s previous sanctions...

US imposes sanctions on South Sudan vice president

The US imposed sanctions on South Sudanese First Vice President Taban Deng Gai, the US Treasury Department said in a statement, in Washington’s latest...

Trump threatens Iraq with sanctions

Iraq’s parliament called for US and other foreign troops to leave as a backlash grows against the US killing of a top Iranian general...

Eastern DRC rebels sanctioned by US

The US imposed sanctions on the leader of an Islamist rebel group and five others for serious human rights abuses including mass rape, torture...

Egypt risks US sanctions over fighter deal

The United States could impose sanctions on Egypt and block future military sales if it goes ahead with a purchase of Russian warplanes, a...

Zimbabwe security minister sanctioned by US

The US imposed sanctions on Zimbabwe’s state security minister Owen Ncube over what it says is credible information of his involvement in “gross violations...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...