Scoop: Biden admin call on Putin pipeline provokes GOP anger

Scoop: Biden admin call on Putin pipeline provokes GOP anger
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Summary: Biden officials deflected sharp questions about why they hadn't acted more aggressively to stop its completion.
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EU declares head of Venezuela’s diplomatic mission ‘persona non grata’ in tit-for-tat after expulsion of European envoy

EU declares head of Venezuela’s diplomatic mission ‘persona non grata’ in tit-for-tat after expulsion of European envoy
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Summary: The European Union has declared Venezuela’s chief diplomat at the bloc “persona non grata,” calling the move retaliation after Caracas expelled the EU’s ambassador in protest over a new round of sanctions from Brussels.
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US will not sanction Saudi prince despite implicating him in murder of Khashoggi

US will not sanction Saudi prince despite implicating him in murder of Khashoggi
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Summary: The United States on Friday for the first time publicly accused Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of approving the gruesome murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, unveiling a raft of pu…
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Khashoggi ban: US to impose visa ban on 76 Saudi citizens

Khashoggi ban: US to impose visa ban on 76 Saudi citizens
Added a day ago
Summary: The US announced a visa restriction policy named after prominent Saudi journalist and dissident Jamal Khashoggi.
Sentiment: negative
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Analysis: Can Asia help Myanmar find a way out of coup crisis?

Analysis: Can Asia help Myanmar find a way out of coup crisis?
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Summary: While Western sanctions may not help, China and South East Asia's influence may hold some sway.
Sentiment: negative
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Saudi de facto ruler approved operation that led to Khashoggi's death: U.S.

Saudi de facto ruler approved operation that led to Khashoggi's death: U.S.
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Summary: Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler approved an operation to capture or kill murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, according to U.S. intelligence released on Friday as the United States imposed sanctions on some of those involved but spared the crown prince himself in an...
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Russian diplomats had to ride a hand-power railcar out of North Korea due to covid restrictions

Russian diplomats had to ride a hand-power railcar out of North Korea due to covid restrictions
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Summary: North Korea, in a bid to shield itself and its poor health infrastructure from the pandemic, has halted all train and air transport to neighboring countries.
Sentiment: negative
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Opinion | Joe Biden’s Mixed Iran Messages

Opinion | Joe Biden’s Mixed Iran Messages
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Summary: He orders a strike against Iran-backed militias but makes concessions to Tehran.
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US Imposes Sanctions, Visa Bans On Saudis For Khashoggi's Killing

US Imposes Sanctions, Visa Bans On Saudis For Khashoggi's Killing
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Summary: The Biden administration announced sanctions and visa bans on Friday targeting Saudi Arabian citizens over the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but stopped short of imposing sanctions on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman himself.
Sentiment: negative
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UN sanctions top Houthi police official in Yemen's capital

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Summary: The U.N. Security Council imposed sanctions Thursday on a top police security official in Yemen's capital, which is controlled by Houthi rebels, citing his prominent role in intimidations, systematic arrests, detentions, torture, sexual violence “and rape against politically active women.”
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UK announces more sanctions against Myanmar's military

UK announces more sanctions against Myanmar's military
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Summary: LONDON: Britain announced on Thursday (Feb 25) further sanctions against members of Myanmar's military after it seized power in a coup at the ...
Sentiment: positive
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EXCLUSIVE: Amid ‘political repression,’ Ukraine becoming American ‘colony’ in Europe, says sanctioned opposition leader Medvedchuk

EXCLUSIVE: Amid ‘political repression,’ Ukraine becoming American ‘colony’ in Europe, says sanctioned opposition leader Medvedchuk
Added 2 days ago
Summary: A few weeks ago, Viktor Medvedchuk was celebrating as his party, Ukraine’s largest opposition bloc, topped a nationwide opinion poll. Now, he’s facing charges of funding terrorism that could land him behind bars for over a decade.
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Venezuela expels EU ambassador in response to sanctions on top officials

Venezuela expels EU ambassador in response to sanctions on top officials
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Summary: Venezuela on Wednesday expelled the European Union’s ambassador to Caracas in response to new EU sanctions against top officials, giving her 72 hours to leave the country, a move that promted swift c…
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Israeli PM urges Biden to keep Trump's sanctions on International Criminal Court to stave off war crimes investigation – media

Israeli PM urges Biden to keep Trump's sanctions on International Criminal Court to stave off war crimes investigation – media
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly urged US President Joe Biden to maintain his predecessor’s sanctions against the International Criminal Court, arguing that even if he disagrees with them, the US and Israel must stick together.
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Sanctions prompt Venezuela to expel head of EU delegation

Sanctions prompt Venezuela to expel head of EU delegation
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Summary: Venezuela’s government has ordered the expulsion of the head of the European Union delegation in the South American nation following the bloc’s decision to impose sanctions on several Venezuelan officials accused of undermining democracy or violating human rights
Sentiment: negative
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Venezuela expels head of EU delegation after new sanctions

Venezuela expels head of EU delegation after new sanctions
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said Isabel Brilhante had 72 hours to leave the country.
Sentiment: negative
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Sanctions prompt Venezuela to expel head of EU delegation

Sanctions prompt Venezuela to expel head of EU delegation
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Venezuela's president on Wednesday ordered the expulsion of the European Union's chief diplomat there following the EU's decision to impose sanctions on Venezuelan officials accused of undermining democracy or violating human rights.
Sentiment: negative
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72 hours to leave: EU envoy to Venezuela told to pack her bags after Brussels brings new sanctions over elections & rights abuses

72 hours to leave: EU envoy to Venezuela told to pack her bags after Brussels brings new sanctions over elections & rights abuses
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Summary: The head of the EU's delegation to Venezuela has been told she has just 72 hours to leave after being expelled by Caracas in response to Brussels expanding its sanctions on Venezuelan officials for “undermining democracy.”
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Nuclear issue key as Iran readies for Rouhani replacement - Times of India

Nuclear issue key as Iran readies for Rouhani replacement - Times of India
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Middle East News: Following the election of US President Joe Biden, Washington, European powers and Tehran are trying to salvage the troubled 2015 nuclear accord, which
Sentiment: positive
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Venezuela expels top EU diplomat over new sanctions

Venezuela expels top EU diplomat over new sanctions
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Isabel Brilhante Pedrosa was given 72 hours to leave the country.
Sentiment: negative
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Jamal Khashoggi: Biden faces calls to 'strike a blow' for Saudi human rights

Jamal Khashoggi: Biden faces calls to 'strike a blow' for Saudi human rights
Added 3 days ago
Summary: US administration is preparing to release intelligence assessment that reportedly names the Crown Prince as complicit in murder of journalist
Sentiment: negative
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Venezuela kicks out head of EU delegation after new sanctions

Venezuela kicks out head of EU delegation after new sanctions
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Summary: Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said on Wednesday that the head of the European Union's delegation in Caracas had 72 hours to leave the country and declared her persona non grata after the bloc imposed new sanctions on Venezuelan officials this week.
Sentiment: positive
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World War 3 fears: North Korea and Iran team up again as panic mounts in the US

World War 3 fears: North Korea and Iran team up again as panic mounts in the US
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Summary: NORTH KOREA and Iran have teamed up again as fears of a World War 3 outbreak spark concerns in the US.
Sentiment: positive
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UK, France & Germany urge Iran to reverse ‘dangerous’ decision to suspend agreement on short-notice nuclear inspections

UK, France & Germany urge Iran to reverse ‘dangerous’ decision to suspend agreement on short-notice nuclear inspections
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Summary: The foreign ministers of Britain, France and Germany have called on Iran to return to a protocol allowing international monitors into its nuclear sites. Tehran suspended the pact as part of its campaign against US sanctions.
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Venezuelan lawmakers back expulsion of EU ambassador after Brussels slaps sanctions on Caracas officials

Venezuelan lawmakers back expulsion of EU ambassador after Brussels slaps sanctions on Caracas officials
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Venezuela’s National Assembly has backed a move to kick the EU’s ambassador to Caracas out of the county and rejected Brussel’s decision to sanction 19 Venezuelan officials for “undermining democracy” and human rights abuses.
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Moscow Slams EU Decision to Expand Anti-Russia Sanctions Over Navalny as 'Circus'

Moscow Slams EU Decision to Expand Anti-Russia Sanctions Over Navalny as 'Circus'
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Summary: Earlier this week, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said that the bloc had agreed to expand sanctions against Moscow over the situation with Russian opposition...
Sentiment: negative
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Russian Civil Jet Delayed to 2022 After U.S. Sanctions

Russian Civil Jet Delayed to 2022 After U.S. Sanctions
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Summary: Russia plans to begin manufacturing the first domestic medium-range passenger jet since the Soviet era next year, after U.S. sanctions delayed the project by as much as 18 months.
Sentiment: negative
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China says Iran nuclear issue at ‘critical point’

China says Iran nuclear issue at ‘critical point’
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Summary: BEIJING - Developments surrounding Iran’s nuclear program are at a “critical point” and lifting sanctions on the country is key to breaking the deadlo...
Sentiment: positive
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China says Iran nuclear issue at 'critical point'

China says Iran nuclear issue at 'critical point'
Added 4 days ago
Summary: China says developments surrounding Iran's nuclear program are at a “critical point" and that lifting of sanctions on the country is key to breaking the deadlock
Sentiment: positive
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Putin Signs Law on Fines for Threats to Sustainability of Russian Segment of Internet

Putin Signs Law on Fines for Threats to Sustainability of Russian Segment of Internet
Added 4 days ago
Summary: MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin signed on Wednesday a bill on multi-million fines for violations of requirements related to sustainability of the...
Sentiment: positive
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Huawei 2020 revenue ticks up despite U.S. sanctions, chairman says

Huawei 2020 revenue ticks up despite U.S. sanctions, chairman says
Added 4 days ago
Summary: SHANGHAI - Huawei Technologies saw slight revenue and profit growth in 2020, in line with its expectations, its rotating chairman said on Tuesday, even as Washington toughened sanctions against the Chinese telecom equipment maker.
Sentiment: positive
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US places sanctions on two Myanmar generals over coup

US places sanctions on two Myanmar generals over coup
Added 4 days ago
Summary: WASHINGTON: The United States on Monday (Feb 22) imposed sanctions on two members of Myanmar's military junta over the country's Feb 1 coup. The ...
Sentiment: negative
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Moscow ‘disappointed’ with Brussels ‘pressing dysfunctional sanctions button’ as EU prepares new blacklist over Navalny’s jailing

Moscow ‘disappointed’ with Brussels ‘pressing dysfunctional sanctions button’ as EU prepares new blacklist over Navalny’s jailing
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Russia has expressed “disappointment” with the EU plan to slap new sanctions on Moscow over the imprisonment of activist blogger Alexey Navalny, with the foreign ministry calling the move political and unrelated to human rights.
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More Russian officials hit with EU sanctions over Navalny case

More Russian officials hit with EU sanctions over Navalny case
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Summary: The meeting came two weeks after EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell was publicly humiliated by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during a trip to Moscow.
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Iran begins restricting international inspections of nuclear plants

Iran begins restricting international inspections of nuclear plants
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Summary: State TV reported the country had officially begun restrictions on nuclear inspections, in what is seen as a bid to pressure the west into lifting sanctions and restore the 2015 nuclear deal.
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North Korea spent winter 'continuing to prep nuclear weapons' says US monitor

North Korea spent winter 'continuing to prep nuclear weapons' says US monitor
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Summary: Satellite images from January and February prove North Korea has been enriching uranium for nuclear weapons despite international sanctions, monitoring group 38North claims
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Western countries increase pressure on Myanmar junta as protests continue

Western countries increase pressure on Myanmar junta as protests continue
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Myanmar's military leaders came under renewed pressure at home and abroad on Tuesday with joint condemnation from the G7 countries, tightened sanctions from Washington and Brussels and some of the bi…
Sentiment: negative
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Myanmar military has Facebook page taken down after deadly protests

Myanmar military has Facebook page taken down after deadly protests
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Summary: The official Facebook page of Myanmar's military was removed for "repeated violations", the social network said.
Sentiment: negative
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More Myanmar protests follow strike, foreign concerns - Times of India

More Myanmar protests follow strike, foreign concerns - Times of India
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Rest of World News: Protesters against the military's seizure of power in Myanmar were back on the streets of the country's biggest city on Tuesday, a day after a call fo
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EU agrees to sanctions on Myanmar coup, Russia crackdown

EU agrees to sanctions on Myanmar coup, Russia crackdown
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Summary: BRUSSELS: European Union foreign ministers on Monday (Feb 22) agreed to impose sanctions on Russian officials for the jailing of Kremlin critic ...
Sentiment: negative
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Breaking News, Latest News and Videos

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Summary: View the latest news and breaking news today for U.S., world, weather, entertainment, politics and health at CNN.com.
Sentiment: negative
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Khamenei says Iran may enrich uranium to 60% purity if needed

Khamenei says Iran may enrich uranium to 60% purity if needed
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Summary: Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday (Feb 22) that Iran might enrich uranium to up to 60 per cent purity if the country ...
Sentiment: positive
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Western countries step up pressure on Myanmar junta as protests go on

Western countries step up pressure on Myanmar junta as protests go on
Added 5 days ago
Summary: The EU has warned it is considering sanctions on Myanmar while Washington penalised two more generals for links to the military coup.
Sentiment: negative
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Myanmar Protest: Myanmar generals under renewed pressure after sanctions, mass protest - Times of India

Myanmar Protest:  Myanmar generals under renewed pressure after sanctions, mass protest - Times of India
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Rest of World News: Myanmar's military leaders came under renewed pressure at home and abroad Tuesday, with tightened sanctions from Washington and Brussels, and some of
Sentiment: negative
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Biden’s balancing act to turn back the clock on Iran

Biden’s balancing act to turn back the clock on Iran
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Washington’s long history of difficulties in the Middle East is down to conflicting interests.
Sentiment: positive
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What comes after ‘maximum pressure’ on Iran

What comes after ‘maximum pressure’ on Iran
Added 5 days ago
Summary: There’s no clear timeline, but a pathway toward a diplomatic entente has now opened.
Sentiment: positive
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Iran officially imposes curbs on UN nuclear inspections

Iran officially imposes curbs on UN nuclear inspections
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Summary: TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran officially started restricting international inspections of its nuclear facilities Tuesday, a bid to pressure European countries and President Joe Biden's administration...
Sentiment: positive
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Iran officially imposes curbs on UN nuclear inspections

Iran officially imposes curbs on UN nuclear inspections
Added 5 days ago
Summary: TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran officially started restricting international inspections of its nuclear facilities Tuesday, a bid to pressure European countries and President Joe Biden's administration to lift crippling economic sanctions and restore the 2015 nuclear deal. World powers slammed...
Sentiment: positive
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Myanmar junta chief urges economic action as Western pressure grows

Myanmar junta chief urges economic action as Western pressure grows
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Summary: The leader of Myanmar's junta has called for energetic efforts to revive an ailing economy, state media reported on Tuesday (Feb 23), as Western ...
Sentiment: negative
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South Korea denies deal to release Iranian funds frozen by U.S. sanctions

South Korea denies deal to release Iranian funds frozen by U.S. sanctions
Added 5 days ago
Summary: South Korean officials are denying claims by Iran that they have released billions of dollars in frozen Iranian oil sale revenues as the two sides negotiate the fate of a Korean oil tanker seized by Tehran last month.
Sentiment: positive
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Iran Nuclear Deal: Biden's attempt to resurrect Iran nuke deal off to bumpy start | World News - Times of India

Iran Nuclear Deal: Biden's attempt to resurrect Iran nuke deal off to bumpy start | World News - Times of India
Added 5 days ago
Summary: US News: WASHINGTON: The Biden administration's early efforts to resurrect the 2015 Iran nuclear deal are getting a chilly early response from Tehran.
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E.U. imposes sanctions on Russian officials after Navalny imprisonment

E.U. imposes sanctions on Russian officials after Navalny imprisonment
Added 5 days ago
Summary: The action follows a disastrous visit by the E.U. foreign policy chief to Moscow this month.
Sentiment: positive
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EU set to agree sanctions over Russia, Myanmar crackdowns

EU set to agree sanctions over Russia, Myanmar crackdowns
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Summary: EU foreign ministers are expected Monday to approve sanctions against those behind Russia's crackdown on Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and his ...
Sentiment: negative
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Biden Faces Decision On Gas Pipeline From Russia That Could Alienate Germany

Biden Faces Decision On Gas Pipeline From Russia That Could Alienate Germany
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Summary: The Biden administration has to decide whether to alienate Germany, a close ally, by continuing the Trump administration's sanctions on companies building Germany's gas pipeline from Russia.
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The Interview - 'Targeted sanctions are needed,' says UN special envoy on Myanmar

The Interview - 'Targeted sanctions are needed,' says UN special envoy on Myanmar
Added 5 days ago
Summary: In an interview with FRANCE 24, Christine Schraner Burgener, the UN special envoy on Myanmar, held out hope that the military would not brutally crack down on the ongoing mass protest movement agains…
Sentiment: positive
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Iran “considering” joining nuclear deal talks with the US

Iran “considering” joining nuclear deal talks with the US
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said the US is “considering” joining the US for informal nuclear deal negotiations.
Sentiment: positive
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EU slaps sanctions on 19 more Venezuelan officials

EU slaps sanctions on 19 more Venezuelan officials
Added 5 days ago
Summary: BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Monday imposed sanctions on 19 more officials in Venezuela accused of undermining democracy or rights abuses in the crisis-torn South American...
Sentiment: negative
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U.S. ban on China’s Xinjiang cotton fractures fashion industry supply chains

U.S. ban on China’s Xinjiang cotton fractures fashion industry supply chains
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Suppliers in Asia report U.S. brands asking them to ditch cotton from the northwestern region, accounting for about one-fifth of global supply.
Sentiment: negative
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Is This The End of Myanmars Quasi-Democracy?

Is This The End of Myanmars Quasi-Democracy?
Added 5 days ago
Summary: NEW DELHI, India, Feb 22 (IPS) - On February 1st, 2021 the military of Myanmar overthrew the country’s democratic government in a coup d’etat followed by arresting more than 40 government officials including Aung San Suu Kyi. The military declared a year-long state of emergency under the rule of it’s Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing. Troops took over the streets, a night-time curfew has been put into force. Tens of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets across Myanm
Sentiment: negative
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Huawei unveils flagship foldable smartphone

Huawei unveils flagship foldable smartphone
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Struggling under U.S. sanctions, Chinese tech giant Huawei has unveiled a new flagship foldable smartphone but says it will only be sold in China
Sentiment: negative
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Huawei unveils flagship foldable smartphone for China market

Huawei unveils flagship foldable smartphone for China market
Added 6 days ago
Summary: BEIJING (AP) — Struggling under U.S. sanctions, Huawei unveiled a folding smartphone with an 8-inch (20-centimeter) -wide screen Monday to show off its tech prowess but said it will be sold only...
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Republicans sound alarm over major U-turn by Biden admin on Russia-to-Europe gas pipeline

Republicans sound alarm over major U-turn by Biden admin on Russia-to-Europe gas pipeline
Added 6 days ago
Summary: Republican senators in the US have fired a barrage of criticism over a new State Department report that faied to include new entities as targets for sanctions over their participation in the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project.
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Iran set to curb nuclear inspectors' work as standoff with Biden escalates

Iran set to curb nuclear inspectors' work as standoff with Biden escalates
Added 6 days ago
Summary: A last-ditch effort by the global nuclear watchdog to keep an inspection regime in play was under threat from hardliners in Tehran determined to force Biden to flinch first.
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EU slaps sanctions on 19 more Venezuelan officials

EU slaps sanctions on 19 more Venezuelan officials
Added 6 days ago
Summary: The European Union is imposing sanctions on 19 more officials in Venezuela accused of undermining democracy or rights abuses in the crisis-torn South American country
Sentiment: negative
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EU foreign ministers agree to prepare Russian sanctions, diplomats say

EU foreign ministers agree to prepare Russian sanctions, diplomats say
Added 6 days ago
Summary: European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday to go ahead with sanctions on four senior Russian officials in response to the jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, two EU diplomats said, allowing preparations for listings to begin.
Sentiment: negative
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EU to sanction four Russians over Navalny, including prosecutors

EU to sanction four Russians over Navalny, including prosecutors
Added 6 days ago
Summary: European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday to impose sanctions on four senior Russian officials close to President Vladimir Putin in a mainly symbolic response to the jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.
Sentiment: negative
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EU weighs troubled Russia ties, fresh sanctions

EU weighs troubled Russia ties, fresh sanctions
Added 6 days ago
Summary: European Union foreign ministers are considering their troubled ties with Russia
Sentiment: negative
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'We Are Not Prepared to Stand By': Germany Warns Myanmar May be Sanctioned as 'Ultima Ratio'

'We Are Not Prepared to Stand By': Germany Warns Myanmar May be Sanctioned as 'Ultima Ratio'
Added 6 days ago
Summary: The situation in the Asian country has been tense since the beginning of February, when the Myanmar military seized power, arresting the government and declaring a...
Sentiment: negative
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Tough Sanctions, Then a Mysterious Last-Minute Turnabout

Tough Sanctions, Then a Mysterious Last-Minute Turnabout
Added 6 days ago
Summary: The Treasury Department slapped sanctions on the Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler in 2017 for corruption in Africa. In Donald Trump’s final days in office, they were rolled back with no explanation.
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Iran talks 'avert' nuclear inspections deadline impact

Iran talks 'avert' nuclear inspections deadline impact
Added 6 days ago
Summary: Iran agrees temporary measures to offset a decision to restrict access to international inspectors.
Sentiment: negative
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UN Nuclear Chief Says, "Temporary Solution" Found Ahead Of Iran Deadline

UN Nuclear Chief Says, "Temporary Solution" Found Ahead Of Iran Deadline
Added 6 days ago
Summary: UN nuclear watchdog chief Rafael Grossi said Sunday he had negotiated a "temporary solution" after two days of talks with Iranian officials to allow the agency to continue its inspections work in the country and allow breathing space for diplomatic negotiations on the Iranian nuclear issue.
Sentiment: negative
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Iran, IAEA Hold 'Fruitful' Talks Amid Looming Embargo on Nuclear Inspections

Iran, IAEA Hold 'Fruitful' Talks Amid Looming Embargo on Nuclear Inspections
Added 6 days ago
Summary: TEHRAN (Sputnik) - Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) held "fruitful" talks as the time approaches for Tehran's deadline on IAEA inspections of its...
Sentiment: positive
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Analysis: Road to renewed Iran nuclear deal likely to be long and bumpy

Analysis: Road to renewed Iran nuclear deal likely to be long and bumpy
Added 7 days ago
Summary: It took seven years from the summer's day in 2008 when a top U.S. diplomat first sat down with his Iranian counterpart until the two sides sealed the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that aimed to keep Tehran from acquiring nuclear weapons.
Sentiment: negative
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‘It won’t simply be sanctions’: Biden adviser threatens to punish Russia with ‘tools seen & unseen’ for SolarWinds hack

‘It won’t simply be sanctions’: Biden adviser threatens to punish Russia with ‘tools seen & unseen’ for SolarWinds hack
Added 7 days ago
Summary: The Biden administration will soon deliver a sweeping response to SolarWinds breach, so that the usual suspect, Russia, understands where Washington draws the line on cyberattacks, US national security adviser Jake Sullivan said.
Sentiment: positive
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Iran reaches temporary agreement with UN inspectors, as nuclear deal hangs in the balance

Iran reaches temporary agreement with UN inspectors, as nuclear deal hangs in the balance
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Summary: The UN’s nuclear watchdog has struck a temporary deal with Iran to continue monitoring its nuclear facilities, as Tehran plans to limit access to inspectors, in another step away from its 2015 nuclear deal with the west.
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Ukraine condemns ‘persecution of journalists’ in Belarus… after squashing opposition outlets at home

Ukraine condemns ‘persecution of journalists’ in Belarus… after squashing opposition outlets at home
Added 7 days ago
Summary: Kiev has condemned a series of searches in Belarus targeting journalists and rights activists, but the scolding comes amid Ukraine’s own full-blown crackdown on opposition press and politicians at home – fully supported by the US.
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Iran to prohibit nuclear watchdog from accessing footage from cameras at nuclear sites | TheHill

Iran to prohibit nuclear watchdog from accessing footage from cameras at nuclear sites | TheHill
Added 7 days ago
Summary: Iran's government will scale back its cooperation with international nuclear energy authorities a...
Sentiment: negative
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US sanctions inflicted $1 trillion damage on Iran’s economy: FM

US sanctions inflicted $1 trillion damage on Iran’s economy: FM
Added 7 days ago
Summary: After the US lifts sanctions and rejoins the JCPOA, Iran will expect some form of compensation, FM Zarif says.
Sentiment: negative
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Head of UN nuke watchdog meets Iran nuclear chief in Tehran

Head of UN nuke watchdog meets Iran nuclear chief in Tehran
Added 7 days ago
Summary: The head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog met on Sunday (Feb 21) with Iran’s atomic chief ahead of plans to partly suspend United Nations ...
Sentiment: positive
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Iran talks with UN nuclear watchdog chief ‘fruitful’, Tehran says

Iran talks with UN nuclear watchdog chief ‘fruitful’, Tehran says
Added 7 days ago
Summary: Iran said Sunday it had held “fruitful discussions” with UN nuclear watchdog chief Rafael Grossi in Tehran, ahead of a deadline when it is set to restrict the agency’s inspections unless the United S…
Sentiment: negative
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Syrian pound sinks to record low on foreign currency crunch

Syrian pound sinks to record low on foreign currency crunch
Added 7 days ago
Summary: The Syrian pound sank to a new record low on Sunday with a scramble for dollars in a country hit by sanctions and facing a severe foreign currency crunch, dealers and bankers said.
Sentiment: negative
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Analysis: Road to renewed Iran nuclear deal likely to be long and bumpy

Analysis: Road to renewed Iran nuclear deal likely to be long and bumpy
Added 7 days ago
Summary: Analysis: Road to renewed Iran nuclear deal likely to be long and bumpy
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Iran pushes ahead with plan to cut UN nuclear inspections

Iran pushes ahead with plan to cut UN nuclear inspections
Added 7 days ago
Summary: Restrictive regime will be imposed this week, including removing access to camera feeds at nuclear sites
Sentiment: negative
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BitPay charged $500k as settlement for multiple violations related to crypto payments

BitPay charged $500k as settlement for multiple violations related to crypto payments
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Summary: Crypto payments platform BitPay has agreed to settle its potential civil liabilities on 2,102 apparent violations of sanctions programs.
Sentiment: positive
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EU Likely To Approve Sanctions Over Russia Crackdown - The Moscow Times

EU Likely To Approve Sanctions Over Russia Crackdown - The Moscow Times
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Summary: New sanctions are expected to targeted individuals linked to the jailing of Alexei Navalny and a crackdown on protests.
Sentiment: negative
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Iran's Zarif says U.S. must first lift sanctions before talks to revive 2015 deal

Iran's Zarif says U.S. must first lift sanctions before talks to revive 2015 deal
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Summary: By Parisa Hafezi DUBAI (Reuters) - Tehran said on Sunday the United States must first lift sanctions on Iran if it wants to talk about salvaging the 2015 nuclear deal, reiterating its stance that it will not make the first move to restore the pact with major powers. President Joe Biden's administrat...
Sentiment: negative
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Biden Administration to 'Definitely' Relieve Iran Sanctions, Report Says

Biden Administration to 'Definitely' Relieve Iran Sanctions, Report Says
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Summary: While the United States has recently indicated the chances are that it will return to the JCPOA, Tehran believes a revival of the accord will be meaningless unless...
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Only 'language of power' and sanctions can free Navalny, ally says

Only 'language of power' and sanctions can free Navalny, ally says
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Summary: By Andrius Sytas VILNIUS (Reuters) - Russia would only consider releasing Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny if its leadership was hit with painful personal sanctions, a close ally said ahead of a meeting with European policymakers in Brussels on Sunday. European foreign ministers are expected to agree o...
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Iran Hosts UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief Ahead Of Sanctions Deadline

Iran Hosts UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief Ahead Of Sanctions Deadline
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Summary: UN nuclear watchdog head Rafael Grossi arrived late Saturday in Iran for talks on the eve of Tehran's deadline for US sanctions to be lifted, as President Joe Biden called for "careful diplomacy".
Sentiment: positive
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UN nuclear watchdog chief starts Tehran talks as deadline looms

UN nuclear watchdog chief starts Tehran talks as deadline looms
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Summary: The head of the UN nuclear watchdog has met Iran's atomic energy chief in Tehran, hours before a deadline set by the Islamic republic to limit inspections by the agency.
Sentiment: negative
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EU likely to approve sanctions over Russia crackdown

EU likely to approve sanctions over Russia crackdown
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Summary: BRUSSELS: EU foreign ministers are expected to give the go-ahead on Monday (Feb 22) to sanctions on Russia over the jailing of Kremlin critic ...
Sentiment: negative
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Erdogan tells Rouhani he sees window of opportunity for Iran, U.S. on sanctions

Erdogan tells Rouhani he sees window of opportunity for Iran, U.S. on sanctions
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Summary: ANKARA - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Sunday he saw a window of opportunity for Iran and the United States on sanctions after recent statements, adding he wanted U.S. sanctions on Tehran to be lifted, the Turkish presidency said.
Sentiment: positive
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Hawks in Iran and Israel agree: Biden’s bid to salvage nuclear deal must not succeed

Hawks in Iran and Israel agree: Biden’s bid to salvage nuclear deal must not succeed
Added 7 days ago
Summary: With elections looming in both states, and hardliners out to ensure the collapse of the 2015 deal, time is running short for the US president to save it
Sentiment: negative
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Ukraine imposes sanctions on Putin ally Viktor Medvedchuk

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US sanctions over pipeline from Russia deemed lacking by GOP

US sanctions over pipeline from Russia deemed lacking by GOP
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Summary: WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday added a layer of sanctions to a Russian vessel and the shipowner for their work on a new gas pipeline from Russia that is strongly opposed in...
Sentiment: negative
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Iran confident US sanctions will be lifted as UN watchdog arrives in Tehran

Iran confident US sanctions will be lifted as UN watchdog arrives in Tehran
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Summary: UN nuclear watchdog head Rafael Grossi arrived late Saturday in Iran for talks on the eve of Tehran's deadline for US sanctions to be lifted, as President Joe Biden called for "careful diplomacy".
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Iran plans petrochemical BOOM despite US sanctions

Iran plans petrochemical BOOM despite US sanctions
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Summary: Iran plans petrochemical boom despite US sanctions
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Channeling ex-US president Obama, Russian FM Lavrov describes relationship between Europe's largest country & EU as ‘in tatters’

Channeling ex-US president Obama, Russian FM Lavrov describes relationship between Europe's largest country & EU as ‘in tatters’
Added 8 days ago
Summary: Communication between Brussels and Moscow has deteriorated so badly that it has completely fallen apart, according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who believes that the EU sees the country as an “outsider.”
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Iran Demands U.S. Lift Sanctions Before It Reenters Nuclear Deal

Iran Demands U.S. Lift Sanctions Before It Reenters Nuclear Deal
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Summary: In response to the Biden administration's offer to the rejoin nuclear talks, Iran says the U.S. must lift all sanctions before Tehran dials back its uranium enrichment efforts.
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Zelensky wants to establish ‘dictatorship’ says Ukrainian opposition leader, as Kiev bids to put him behind bars on terror charges

Zelensky wants to establish ‘dictatorship’ says Ukrainian opposition leader, as Kiev bids to put him behind bars on terror charges
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Summary: Viktor Medvedchuk, the head of Ukraine’s largest opposition party, has accused the country’s president of trying to establish a dictatorship, after the government shuttered media outlets and unveiled sanctions against politicians.
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