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US imposes visa restrictions on Ghana

1 February 2019, 6:33 AM

The United States said on Thursday it was imposing visa restrictions on Ghana.

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US lifts UN freeze on North Korea aid

31 January 2019, 9:49 PM

The United States is moving quickly to lift a freeze at the United Nations on humanitarian aid to North Korea, just weeks before a planned second US-North Korean summit, according to diplomats and documents obtained by AFP. At Washington’s request, several applications from aid groups for exemptions to tough UN sanctions imposed on North Korea […]

Russia threatens ‘retaliatory measures’ over EU sanctions

21 January 2019, 6:53 PM

Russia on Monday threatened retaliation after the European Union slapped sanctions on Russian military intelligence chiefs over the nerve agent attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in Britain.

The UN will vote on nearly decades-old sanctions against Eritrea on Wednesday.

UN to vote on sanctions against Eritrea

14 November 2018, 9:52 AM

The United Nations Security Council is expected to vote later on Wednesday, to lift a nearly decades-old arms embargo and targeted sanctions against Eritrea after its recent peace efforts with neighbouring Ethiopia and an easing of relations with Djibouti.

Iran defies US sanctions

5 November 2018, 4:29 PM

Iran said it would defy tough sanctions reimposed by Washington on Monday, dismissing as “economic war” the U.S. drive to curb Tehran’s missile and nuclear programs and diminish its influence in the Middle East.

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