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Dodik says will request lifting of US sanctions against him

Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik has said he will ask the new US administration to withdraw a decision on financial sanctions against him and that he is not obstructing the Dayton peace...

U.S. Ambassador: Sanctions imposed on Dodik due to his secessionist intentions

Sanctions imposed on Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik have become unavoidable because of his secessionist aspirations and unrelenting violations of the Dayton Peace Accords, the U.S...

Croatia to decide on its own whether to join sanctions against Dodik

Croatia will decide on its own whether to join in the US sanctions against Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik, Foreign Ministry spokesman Tomislav Lendic said on Wednesday.

Dodik lashes out at US ambassador, expects Trump's support

Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik on Wednesday lashed out at the US Ambassador in Sarajevo, Maureen Cormack, saying that she was the only one to blame for his being placed on the US black...

Bosnian media: Dodik "finally" under sanctions

The news that Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik has been placed under US sanctions for defying rulings of Bosnia and Herzegovina's Constitutional Court made the headlines in all the dailies...

US imposes sanctions on Bosnian Serb leader for obstructing Dayton agreement

The United States has imposed sanctions on Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik for obstructing the Dayton peace agreement which ended the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the US...

Dodik to abandon EU path if Bosnian Serb entity sanctioned for referendum

The President of Bosnia and Herzegovina's Serb entity Republika Srpska, Milorad Dodik, on Friday threatened that the entity would abandon the country's European integration if the European Union ...

North Korea's missile, nuclear tests and the international response

North Korea has carried out its fifth nuclear test since it began its quest for nuclear arms in 2006, causing fresh concerns for its neighbours.

Libyan leader shrugs off EU sanctions

The head of Libya's elected parliament on Saturday shrugged off sanctions that the European Union (EU) imposed after accusing him of hampering a peace deal for the restive country.

EU says work on Libya sanctions underway, but puts off decision

The European Union has begun to work on possible sanctions against those blocking a political deal for Libya, foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Monday, although no immediate decision...

South Korea announces new sanctions against North

South Korea says it will unveil new unilateral sanctions against North Korea amid an escalation of tensions on the peninsula.

UN imposes toughest sanctions in 20 years on North Korea

The UN Security Council on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution significantly tightening sanctions on North Korea in response to Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile tests in the past...

EU agrees to lift Belarus sanctions in bid for closer relations

EU foreign ministers decided Monday to lift the bulk of the bloc's sanctions against Belarus, in recognition of democratic progress made by the former Soviet state, paving the way for closer...

EU agrees to lift Belarus sanctions, keeps arms embargo in place

EU foreign ministers decided Monday to lift the bulk of the bloc's sanctions against Belarus, in recognition of democratic progress made by the former Soviet state, paving the way for closer...

Iran brushes off new US sanctions as "propaganda" as IAEA head visits

New sanctions imposed on Iran's ballistic missile programme by the United States are mere "propaganda," Foreign Ministry spokesman Jaber Ansari said Monday in Tehran.