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European Union Sanctions

European Union Agrees To Put New Sanctions On Russia

AP | JUERGEN BAETZ | Posted 09.11.2014 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has decided to slap new economic sanctions on Russia over its actions in Ukraine, diplomats said Thursday. The s...

European Union Escalates Sanctions Against Russia

AP | RAF CASERT and JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG | Posted 09.15.2014 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders ordered tougher sanctions against Russia on Wednesday because of its actions in Ukraine, asking the European ...

Iran Sanctions Bite Hard

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 07.03.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Tuesday the latest EU sanctions on the sale of Iranian oil are "the strongest" measures yet ...

Europe Adopts New Syria Sanctions

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 07.14.2012 | World

BRUSSELS — The European Union imposed visa bans and asset freezes Monday on three new people associated with Syrian President Bashar Assad's reg...

The Punishment: Spain 'Very Likely' To Feel Some Of That EU Pain

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2012 | Business

* Sanctions against Spain "very likely" - EU officials * Delay in 2012 budget bad for confidence * Labour and financial ...