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World Cup 2022 - News
11/20/2022 10:58:29 PM
Hundreds of fans gathered at a sports hall in Gaza City on Sunday, which Qatar prepared for the Palestinian residents of the impoverished territory to watch the World Cup matches for free.

COP27 - Climate change
10/31/2022 6:35:25 PM
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz urged climate activists Monday to show "creativity'' and avoid endangering others after attacking art works and setting up road blockades that allegedly delayed the arrival of a specialist rescue crew at an accident scene.

World - War in Ukraine
10/30/2022 6:30:45 PM
Russia's blockade of grain exports makes it "impossible" for fully loaded ships to leave port, Ukraine charged Sunday after Moscow claimed drone attacks on its Crimea fleet had exploited the grain corridor safe zone.

War in Ukraine - Economy
9/7/2022 11:14:00 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that most of the grain leaving Ukrainian ports after a blockade that fuelled a global food crisis is reaching the EU instead of developing nations.

World - Region
8/29/2022 3:54:45 PM
Sixteen rights groups on Monday urged Yemen's Houthi rebels to end their siege of the country's third-largest city, as the internationally recognized government said an overnight rebel attack killed at least 10 troops.

World - Africa
8/25/2022 9:08:59 PM
The World Health Organization chief made a passionate appeal for his embattled home region of Tigray in Ethiopia on Thursday, saying he has relatives he cannot communicate with or send money to amid a blockade by government forces.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
8/20/2022 12:25:53 PM
The United States is stepping up to buy about 150,000 metric tons of grain from Ukraine in the next few weeks for an upcoming shipment of food aid from ports no longer blockaded by war, the World Food Program chief has told The Associated Press.

War in Ukraine - Economy
8/18/2022 2:58:51 PM
Kyiv said Thursday that a 25th cargo ship carrying grain had departed Ukraine under a deal with Russia brokered by Turkey and the UN to unblock the country's blockaded ports.

World - International
8/7/2022 11:52:50 AM
China's live-fire drills around Taiwan -- which saw vessels encircle the democratically ruled island -- have offered an unprecedented insight into how Beijing may conduct a military campaign against its neighbour.

World - International
8/7/2022 11:41:32 AM
China's largest-ever military exercises surrounding Taiwan were drawing to a close on Sunday following a controversial visit last week to the self-ruled island by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

War in Ukraine - Economy
8/4/2022 9:22:56 PM
Three more ships filled with grain will sail from Ukraine on Friday under a UN-backed deal lifting Russia's blockade of the Black Sea, Turkey's defence minister said.

War in Ukraine - Economy
8/2/2022 10:38:42 AM
The first shipment of Ukrainian grain to leave Odessa under a landmark deal to lift Moscow's naval blockade in the Black Sea is expected in Istanbul "after midnight" on Tuesday, the Turkish defence ministry said.

World - Region
7/31/2022 10:52:46 PM
Libya's oil production has returned to the volume recorded before a months-long blockade that paralyzed the economy, official sources said on Sunday.

War in Ukraine - Economy
7/25/2022 5:08:17 PM
Ukraine said Monday it expects to export its first grain shipments under an UN-backed deal to lift Russia's blockade "this week", days after missile strikes by the Kremlin threw the accord into doubt.

War in Ukraine - Military
7/18/2022 2:35:15 PM
Russian shelling in battle-scarred east Ukraine on Monday left six dead, Kyiv said, as the country was reeling from President Volodymyr Zelensky's decision to sack two senior law enforcement officials.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
7/18/2022 2:34:30 PM
Russia's blockade of Ukrainian ports threatens grain supplies to tens of thousands of people vulnerable to starvation and must end, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell warned Monday.

World - Region
6/29/2022 10:30:13 PM
The United States' ambassador to Libya warned rival actors Wednesday against using the country's oil wealth as a political "weapon", amid an internal blockade that has slashed output since April.

World - Africa
6/21/2022 9:36:46 PM
The European Union says Ethiopia's government must reconnect its northern Tigray region to the world as a yearlong partial blockade has left food aid for almost 1 million hungry people stuck in warehouses without the fuel to deliver it.

War in Ukraine - Economy
6/13/2022 11:45:10 AM
Nadiia Ivanova should have been harvesting her crop soon. But so far on her farm in southern Ukraine, she has only managed to collect bombshells.

War in Ukraine - Economy
6/8/2022 12:41:37 PM
Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio warned Wednesday that millions of people could die of hunger unless Russia unblocked Ukraine's ports, as he hosted talks among Mediterranean ministers on the food crisis.

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