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U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Ukrainians Linked to Giuliani for Election Disinformation

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Ukrainians Linked to Giuliani for Election Disinformation

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Ukrainians Linked to Giuliani for Election Disinformation U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Ukrainians Linked to Giuliani for Election Disinformation WASHINGTON — The Trump administration imposed sanctions on Monday against seven Ukrainians — including two who assisted President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani — for being part of what it called “a Russia-linked foreign influence network” that …

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China Issues New Rules Aimed at Trump’s Sanctions

China Issues New Rules Aimed at Trump's Sanctions

China Issues New Rules Aimed at Trump’s Sanctions China Issues New Rules Aimed at Trump’s Sanctions China fired back at the Trump administration on Saturday with new rules that would punish global companies for complying with Washington’s tightening restrictions on doing business with Chinese companies. China’s Ministry of Commerce said that the rules, which went into effect immediately, were intended …

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German Cultural Leaders Warn Against Ban on Israel Sanctions Movement

German Cultural Leaders Warn Against Ban on Israel Sanctions Movement

German Cultural Leaders Warn Against Ban on Israel Sanctions Movement German Cultural Leaders Warn Against Ban on Israel Sanctions Movement BERLIN — For months, the leaders of dozens of Germany’s most prominent cultural institutions met in secret, swapping stories of self-censorship, of hours spent worrying about the social media histories of artists or scholars they wanted to invite to their …

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U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong Crackdown

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong Crackdown

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong Crackdown U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong Crackdown HONG KONG — The United States imposed travel bans and other sanctions on 14 high-level Chinese officials over the continuing crackdown on the opposition in Hong Kong, as the police in the Chinese territory arrested more pro-democracy figures on Tuesday. …

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US hits Iran with new sanctions as Pompeo defends strategy Iran Mike Pompeo Treasury sanctions Donald Trump

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US hits Iran with new sanctions as Pompeo defends strategy Iran Mike Pompeo Treasury sanctions Donald Trump US hits Iran with new sanctions as Pompeo defends strategy Iran Mike Pompeo Treasury sanctions Donald Trump The United States hit Iran with new sanctions on Wednesday, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made the case that undoing the actions of the Trump …

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Lebanon’s leader challenges US sanctions against son-in-law U.S. sanctions Lebanon foreign minister Michel Aoun

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Lebanon’s leader challenges US sanctions against son-in-law U.S. sanctions Lebanon foreign minister Michel Aoun Lebanon’s leader challenges US sanctions against son-in-law U.S. sanctions Lebanon foreign minister Michel Aoun Lebanon s leader on Saturday asked the United States to offer evidence to back up new sanctions against the former Lebanese foreign minister who is an important political ally of the Iran-backed …

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U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Lebanese Politician Allied With Hezbollah

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Lebanese Politician Allied With Hezbollah

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Lebanese Politician Allied With Hezbollah U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Lebanese Politician Allied With Hezbollah WASHINGTON — The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on a prominent Lebanese politician and key ally of Hezbollah, the militant group and political party backed by Iran, for accusations of corruption. The action is the latest in the Trump administration’s efforts …

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U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iran’s Oil Sector

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iran’s Oil Sector

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iran’s Oil Sector U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iran’s Oil Sector WASHINGTON — The Trump administration imposed sweeping economic sanctions against Iran’s oil sector on Monday as tensions between Washington and Tehran continue to escalate in the days leading up to the American presidential election. The Treasury Department announced sanctions on Iran’s Ministry of Petroleum, the National …

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E.U. Preparing Sanctions on Putin Allies Over Navalny’s Poisoning

E.U. Preparing Sanctions on Putin Allies Over Navalny’s Poisoning

E.U. Preparing Sanctions on Putin Allies Over Navalny’s Poisoning E.U. Preparing Sanctions on Putin Allies Over Navalny’s Poisoning The European Union is preparing to impose financial sanctions on six high-ranking Russian officials from the Defense Ministry, domestic spy service and the Kremlin who are believed to have been involved in the poisoning of Aleksei A. Navalny, the prominent Russian opposition …

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Trump’s Positive Coronavirus Test, Belarus Sanctions, Aleksei Navalny: Your Friday Briefing

Trump’s Positive Coronavirus Test, Belarus Sanctions, Aleksei Navalny: Your Friday Briefing

Trump’s Positive Coronavirus Test, Belarus Sanctions, Aleksei Navalny: Your Friday Briefing Trump’s Positive Coronavirus Test, Belarus Sanctions, Aleksei Navalny: Your Friday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering President Trump’s positive coronavirus test, Aleksei Navalny’s accusation that Vladimir Putin ordered his poisoning and how the East-West dividing line in Germany became a …

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