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EU imposes new sanctions on North Korea

The new sanctions include new export and import bans and restrictions on diplomats' real estate and bank accounts in the EU.

Feb 27, 2017, 19:55 PM IST

EU leaders to consider how to improve Russia ties without dropping sanctions

Countries sceptical about extending sanctions include Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Slovakia and Hungary. 

Sep 26, 2016, 22:13 PM IST

Ukraine ceasefire undermined, European Union extends sanctions

Two civilians were killed on Wednesday in eastern Ukraine, undermining fresh efforts to end continuing violence as the European Union extended sanctions against individuals deemed responsible for the conflict.

Sep 02, 2015, 23:25 PM IST

Nuclear deal can make Iran region's 'number one' energy power

A nuclear agreement will allow Iran to become the number one energy player in the Middle East and herald major opportunities for foreign companies, top Iranian officials said on Wednesday.

May 06, 2015, 23:50 PM IST

Blacklisted Russian deputy PM angers Norway with Arctic visit

Norway said Sunday it was angry that Russia`s deputy prime minister visited its Arctic Svalbard archipelago this weekend even though he is banned from Norwegian territory over Russia`s role in the Ukraine conflict.

Apr 19, 2015, 23:11 PM IST

Moscow funeral for slain Kremlin critic Nemtsov

 Mourners for slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov prepared to gather for his funeral in Moscow Tuesday, as Polish and Latvian officials said they had been barred from entering Russia on the eve of the ceremony in retaliation for EU sanctions over Ukraine.

Mar 03, 2015, 11:29 AM IST

Russia vows to respond to 'illogical' EU sanctions

Moscow said on Monday it would respond to the latest EU sanctions over the Ukraine conflict which target several prominent figures including a popular singer, condemning them as "inconsistent and illogical".

Feb 16, 2015, 20:02 PM IST

EU court strikes down sanctions against Gaddafi cousin

A top European court ruled Wednesday that EU sanctions imposed against a cousin of ousted Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi should be withdrawn.

Sep 24, 2014, 14:56 PM IST

EU may scrap new Russia sanctions if peace plan holds

The European Union has agreed to introduce new sanctions against Russia on Friday tomorrow targeting oil and defence firms, but could lift them if a Ukraine ceasefire holds, EU head Herman Van Rompuy said.

Sep 12, 2014, 00:43 AM IST

EU fails to agree timing of new Russia sanctions: Report

The European Union failed to reach agreement on when the latest economic sanctions against Russia should be implemented and will meet again Thursday for more talks, a diplomatic source said.

Sep 11, 2014, 00:58 AM IST

China opposes proposed EU sanctions against Russia

China opposed additional sanctions against Russia on Monday over accusations Moscow was sending troops into Ukrainian territory, saying the European Union`s push to draw up more measures would only complicate the crisis.

Sep 01, 2014, 15:09 PM IST

US welcomes proposed EU sanctions on Russia

The United States has welcomed the European Union's decision to impose fresh sanctions on Russia if it continues to escalate the conflict in Ukraine, giving it a week's time to dissipate the tensions.

Aug 31, 2014, 13:58 PM IST

EU formally adopts Russia sanctions

The European Union formally adopted broad economic sanctions against Russia on Thursday, aiming to make it pay a price over the Ukraine crisis in the hope Moscow will reverse course.

Jul 31, 2014, 20:03 PM IST

Russia criticises EU sanctions, raps US over Ukraine role

Russia reacted angrily on Saturday to additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow`s role in the Ukraine crisis, saying they would hamper cooperation on security issues and undermine the fight against terrorism and organised crime.

Jul 26, 2014, 23:12 PM IST

Russia says new EU sanctions risk ending security cooperation

Russia`s foreign ministry said Saturday that new European Union sanctions targeting Russia`s intelligence chiefs over its role in Ukraine risked ending all joint cooperation on security.

Jul 26, 2014, 15:40 PM IST

European Union sanctions more Syrian entities

European Union (EU) Tuesday expanded sanctions against Syria over the government`s "violent repression" of its civilian population.

Jul 23, 2014, 00:21 AM IST

`Sanctions` threat for Russia over MH17 crash site access

France, Britain and Germany warned Russia it could face further EU sanctions if it did not press pro-Kremlin separatists in Ukraine to allow unfettered access to the crash site of flight MH17.

Jul 20, 2014, 22:10 PM IST

Fresh EU sanctions against Russia `very possible`: Source

A new round of EU sanctions against Russia and pro-Moscow separatists in Ukraine was "looking very possible", a diplomatic source said Tuesday on the eve of an EU summit where leaders would make the final decision.

Jul 16, 2014, 02:40 AM IST

Russian Foreign Ministry says EU sanctions "divorced from reality"

The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday sanctions imposed by the European Union on 12 Russians and Ukrainians on Friday over Crimea were "divorced from reality".

Mar 22, 2014, 14:20 PM IST

India hesitant to implement US, EU sanctions on Iran: Report

India is hesitant to implement all aspects of US and European Union sanctions against Iran, a Congressional report has said.

Jan 19, 2013, 12:09 PM IST