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World - International
11/25/2021 7:46:56 PM
Britain's government said Thursday it was "disappointed" by threats from French fishermen to blockade the Channel Tunnel in a dispute over post-Brexit fishing rights.

World - International
11/22/2021 11:36:01 AM
The Philippine military defiantly redeployed two supply boats on Monday to provide food to Filipino marines guarding a disputed shoal in the South China Sea after the Chinese coast guard used water cannons to forcibly turn the boats away in an assault last week that drew angry condemnation and warnings from Manila.

World - Africa
11/12/2021 8:46:36 PM
Ethiopia's conflict-torn Tigray region is under "effective blockade", the World Health Organization chief said Friday, warning that people were starving to death and dying from lack of access to medicines.

World - Africa
11/2/2021 10:25:32 AM
The findings of the only human rights investigation allowed in Ethiopia's blockaded Tigray region will be released Wednesday, a year after war began there. But people with knowledge of the probe say it has been limited by authorities who recently expelled a U.N. staffer helping to lead it.

World - Africa
11/1/2021 5:29:46 PM
Tribal protesters on Monday lifted their weekslong blockade on Sudan's main seaport and oil pipelines, and reopened roads linking the port to the rest of the country, a tribal leader said, following a deal with the military to remove the barricades for one month.

World - International
10/30/2021 6:03:20 PM
Britain and France faced calls Saturday to sort out their post-Brexit spat over fishing rights in the English Channel, which threatens to escalate within days into a damaging French blockade of British boats and trucks.

World - Region
10/20/2021 1:26:47 PM
From Washington to Moscow, Tehran to Ankara, Sudan's strategic Red Sea ports, blockaded for a month by protesters, have long been eyed by global powers far beyond Africa's borders.

World - Africa
10/20/2021 11:27:43 AM
A new airstrike has hit the capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region, residents said Wednesday, while the United Nations said it is slashing by more than half its Tigray presence as a government blockade halts humanitarian aid efforts and people die from lack of food.

World - International
10/13/2021 11:07:13 AM
North Korea's most vulnerable are "at risk of starvation" with the economy worsening due to a self-imposed coronavirus blockade, and UN sanctions imposed over the country's nuclear programmes should be eased, a UN human rights expert said Wednesday.

World - Africa
9/30/2021 5:19:22 PM
Ethiopia said Thursday it is kicking out seven United Nations officials and accused them of ``meddling in the internal affairs of the country,'' as pressure grows on the government over its deadly blockade of its Tigray region

World - Africa
9/29/2021 1:03:49 PM
The crisis in Ethiopia is a ``stain on our conscience,'' the United Nations humanitarian chief said, as children and others starve to death in the Tigray region under what the U.N. has called a de facto government blockade of food, medical supplies and fuel

World - Africa
9/20/2021 11:13:36 AM
For months, the United Nations has warned of famine in this embattled corner of northern Ethiopia, calling it the world's worst hunger crisis in a decade

World - Region
8/29/2021 9:52:39 AM
Palestinians said the protests are meant to increase pressure on Israel to lift its blockade of Gaza

World - Region
8/26/2021 10:31:11 AM
The easing of restrictions would be 'conditional upon the continued preservation of the region's security,' and could be further expanded if the border situation improves, the body, known as COGAT, said

World - Region
8/25/2021 10:21:15 AM
Palestinian factions in the Israeli-blockaded enclave have called a new protest for 5:00 pm (1400 GMT) Wednesday on the border near the south Gaza city of Khan Yunis

World - Africa
7/29/2021 6:18:31 PM
Samantha Power, administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, hopes to meet with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who has asserted that 'there is no hunger in Tigray

World - Region
5/26/2021 6:23:00 PM
Israel -- which has enforced a land and maritime blockade on the Palestinian enclave since 2007 -- accuses the group of diverting international aid to military ends

World - Region
5/12/2021 4:27:00 AM
Tensions have killed at least 32 Palestinians in the blockaded Gaza Strip and three Israelis and wounded hundreds more

World - International
4/23/2021 2:50:12 PM
Fisherman launched the blockade late Thursday at Boulogne-sur-Mer to protest a "sham" deal on access in place since Britain left the European Union on January 1

World - International
4/13/2021 2:58:49 PM
The blockades have paralysed business in almost all major cities

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