Tag : Embargoes and Sanctions

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Iran Curbs Nuclear Inspectors, but Appears to Leave Space for a Deal

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Iran appears to have partly lifted its threat to sharply limit international inspections of its nuclear facilities starting on Tuesday, giving Western nations three months...
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Tough Sanctions, Then a Mysterious Last-Minute Turnabout

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WASHINGTON — In early December, an Israeli billionaire named Dan Gertler made an unusual request to the Treasury Department. A mining magnate who had been...
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U.S. Charges 3 North Koreans With Hacking and Stealing Millions of Dollars

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WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Wednesday unsealed charges against three North Korean intelligence officials accused of hacking scores of companies and financial institutions to...
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Biden on ‘Short Leash’ as Administration Rethinks China Relations

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WASHINGTON — Biden administration officials have tried to project a tough line on China in their first weeks in office, depicting the authoritarian government as...
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U.S. Prepares to Lift Terrorist Designation Against Yemeni Rebels, Despite New Attacks

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WASHINGTON — Houthi rebels in Yemen will be stripped of a U.S. terrorist designation next week, the State Department said on Friday, despite a recent...
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Biden Imposes Sanctions on Generals Who Engineered Myanmar Coup

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WASHINGTON — President Biden announced on Wednesday that he was imposing sanctions that would prevent the generals who engineered a coup in Myanmar from gaining...
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Declaring Democracy Won’t be Subverted, Biden Demands Russia and Myanmar Reverse Course

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And State Department officials acknowledged on Tuesday that four of the top generals who organized the coup were already under sanction. Needless to say, those...
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Biden Demands Russia and Myanmar Reverse Course

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And State Department officials acknowledged on Tuesday that four of the top generals who organized the coup were already under sanction. Needless to say, those...
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Trump Administration Quietly Eased Sanctions on Israeli Billionaire

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Mr. Gertler was found to have used his friendship with Mr. Kabila to act as a middleman for mining sales in Congo, requiring other companies...