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# sanctions - Sunday 4 October, 2015

A 'startling' €1.5 billion held in Irish banks can't be touched - because of this man

And almost €3 million is linked to Al Qaeda, Syria and Iran.

# sanctions - Friday 2 January, 2015

US imposes financial sanctions on North Korea over Sony hack

Obama said they were aimed at the government of the country and not its citizens.

# sanctions - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Talks on Iran's nuclear programme could drag on for another year

Tomorrow is the deadline to reach agreement.

# sanctions - Monday 15 September, 2014

Column: 'After many years of peace, Europe could be drawn into a war on its own borders'

The West needs to stop hiding behind treaties that Russia has already invalidated, writes John O’Donnell.

# sanctions - Friday 12 September, 2014

The EU is targeting Russia's oil and AK47s in its latest round of sanctions

Meanwhile in Ukraine, the UN has launched a food aid operation in the war-torn east of the country.

# sanctions - Thursday 11 September, 2014

US intensifies sanctions to punish Russia

Barack Obama said that the action comes after Russia’s latest attempts to destabilise Ukraine.

# sanctions - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Russian troops are streaming out of Ukraine

Petro Poroshenko has said that there are now “good prospects for the peace initiative”.

# sanctions - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Russia warns it will "react" against new sanctions from Europe

There will be a “reaction” if the EU passes the sanctions, the foreign ministry said.

# sanctions - Friday 5 September, 2014

Ukraine expresses "careful optimism" ahead of peace talks with Russia and rebels

Nato are expected to announce fresh sanctions on Russia later today.

# sanctions - Monday 18 August, 2014

Poland have asked the people of Ireland to eat their apples

Poland want us to eat their apples. And they’ve got a video encouraging us to do so.

# sanctions - Monday 11 August, 2014

Economists are predicting that cheese mountains could become a reality

Not literally, of course. Russia sanctions means we could have an awful lot of leftover cheese, and meat too.

# sanctions - Sunday 10 August, 2014

"I don't think we're back to cheese mountains": Coveney plays down Russian sanctions

The Agriculture Minister has said the effect on the Irish market this year might only be €8.2 million.

# sanctions - Friday 8 August, 2014

Russia's food sanctions are hurting the animals at Moscow Zoo

The animals have been caught in the crossfire of the tit-for-tat sanctions war.

Ukraine hits back with sanctions on Russian companies and citizens

The move comes after Russia imposed sanctions on EU and western countries.

# sanctions - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Here's how Russia's ban on most EU food imports affects Ireland...

The ban comes after Western countries imposed sanctions against Moscow over its policy on Ukraine.

# sanctions - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

The EU plans to impose sanctions on more Russians

The extent of the measures will be announced on Thursday.

# sanctions - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Nine soldiers killed as Ukraine helicopter shot down

Meanwhile, Putin calls on Russian parliament to cancel resolution sanctioning Russian military force in Ukraine.

# sanctions - Monday 12 May, 2014

EU foreign ministers to consider third tier of sanctions against Russia

The Foreign Affairs Council are meeting today where the Ukraine crisis is the main topic on the agenda.

# sanctions - Saturday 26 April, 2014

G7 leaders to impose further sanctions on Russia over escalating Ukraine crisis

The sanctions could be imposed as early as Monday.

# sanctions - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Pressure of further US sanctions prompts Russia to flex military muscle

It has thousands of troops along the border with Ukraine, ready to act, it says.

# sanctions - Friday 18 April, 2014

Ukraine's pro-Russian rebels won't abide by an international agreement reached yesterday

Obama has warned that if there’s no progress “additional consequences” will be imposed on Russia.

# sanctions - Monday 24 March, 2014

G7 snubs Russia summit over Ukraine crisis

The leaders also threatened tougher sanctions against Russia for its annexation of Crimea.

# sanctions - Thursday 20 March, 2014

US and Russia impose sanctions on each other over the crisis in Crimea

The latest measures by the US is being described as the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War.

# sanctions - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Obama calls European leaders over Ukraine crisis

The new measures will ‘noticeably affect relations between the international community and Russia’.

# sanctions - Friday 21 February, 2014

The text of the deal to end crisis in Ukraine

Early elections have been called.

# sanctions - Thursday 20 February, 2014

EU adopts sanctions against Ukraine; dozens killed during fighting

More than 60 people have been killed during bloody fighting in Kiev.

# sanctions - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

As Kiev barricades burn, the EU mulls sanctions against Ukraine

At the Winter Olympics in Sochi, shocked Ukrainian athletes were stopped from wearing black armbands to mourn the dead.

# sanctions - Monday 25 November, 2013

Israel blasts Iran nuclear deal as a 'historic mistake'

It follows the easing economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for steps to curb its nuclear programme.

# sanctions - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

IMO and HSE talks suspended for the night

They will resume the talks on doctors’ hours tomorrow. There is no official news as yet of a breakthrough in talks.

# sanctions - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

US to seize New York skyscraper secretly owned by Iran

According to the US Justice Department, it will be the “largest-ever terrorism-related forfeiture”.

# sanctions - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Iceland PM hits back in mackerel fishing row

Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson says that any EU sanctions would violate international trade law.

# sanctions - Monday 27 May, 2013

US, French and Russian ministers to meet for Syria talks

There will also be a meeting of the EU’s 27 foreign ministers in Brussels.

# sanctions - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

EU reveals plans to buy oil from rebel-held parts of Syria

The EU’s member states have a trade embargo against the Syrian government – but will import petrol from rebel territory.

# sanctions - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

UN Security Council vows action after North Korea nuclear test

Even North Korea’s sole international ally, China, was stern in its condemnation of the nuclear test and threats to the United States.

# sanctions - Thursday 24 January, 2013

North Korea 'plans nuclear test aimed at US'

The communist state did not specify when the atomic test might be carried out.

# sanctions - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

North Korea unlikely to obey latest UN sanctions

The Security Council voted on a resolution condemning North Korea’s rocket launch in December that sent a satellite into orbit.

# sanctions - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Russian parliament considers anti-US adoption bill

The bill is one part of a larger measure by angry Russian lawmakers, retaliating against a recently signed US law that calls for sanctions against the country.

# sanctions - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Iran: Uranium enrichment to be speeded up

Iran is to step up its uranium enrichment programme by sharply increasing the number of centrifuges used to make nuclear fuel.

# sanctions - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

From The42 Wexford dual star Lee Chin calls for tougher sanctions from GAA on racism Sanctions

Wexford dual star Lee Chin calls for tougher sanctions from GAA on racism

Chin insists the problem is an ‘ongoing issue’ on the pitch.