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12 Dec 2020
China blasted new US sanctions against officials involved in the clampdown on Hong Kong, calling the move "crazy and vile".
12 Dec 2020
The US Treasury blacklisted Wan Kuok Koi — leader of the 14K triad organized crime group — and three entities owned or controlled by him. Wan had expanded his operations through China's Belt and Road initiative, it said.
31 Oct 2020
US sanctions in Africa needs an update. They’ve allowed Sudan to become pawn in the US election campaign. Plus the list of sanctioned individuals contains someone who has since died.
27 Dec 2019
Russia's energy minister says despite US sanctions, Moscow will proceed to finish the Baltic Sea pipeline. Germany is dependent on imports for 92% of its gas needs; Washington wants a slice of the lucrative supply trade.

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