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World - War in Sudan
9/6/2023 6:47:09 PM
The United States slapped sanctions on top officials of Sudan's Rapid Support Forces Wednesday for a range of alleged murders and rights abuses, including the killing of the governor of West Darfur.

World - Africa
8/31/2023 2:16:13 PM
European Union ministers expressed deep concern Thursday at the growing number of military coups across Africa as the bloc draws up sanctions targeting the junta in Niger which overthrew an elected government a month ago.

World - Africa
8/31/2023 10:16:36 AM
Russia on Wednesday vetoed an attempt to keep inside military-run Mali a team of UN experts who had charged that foreign forces -- a veiled reference to Moscow-linked Wagner mercenaries -- were involved in widespread abuses.

World - Africa
8/29/2023 3:57:52 PM
The United Nations warned Tuesday that the political crisis in Niger and the sanctions imposed against the coup regime risk triggering "catastrophic" humanitarian effects.

World - Region
8/29/2023 3:44:10 PM
Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi said on Tuesday that the West had failed to isolate his country, while also holding out the prospect of resuming talks on reviving a nuclear deal.

World - International
8/23/2023 9:00:00 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin took multiple shots at the West on the opening day of an economic summit in South Africa, using a prerecorded speech that was aired on giant screens Tuesday to rail at what he called “illegitimate sanctions” on his country and threaten to cut off Ukraine's grain exports permanently.

World - Region
8/20/2023 8:35:45 PM
An American-owned oil tanker long suspected of carrying sanctioned Iranian crude oil offloaded its cargo near Texas on Sunday, tracking data showed, even as Tehran has threatened to target shipping in the Persian Gulf over it.

World - Africa
8/20/2023 1:06:45 PM
Mutinous soldiers in Niger are under pressure from regional sanctions as they refuse to reinstate the country’s president whom they toppled nearly a month ago while being fearful of attacks from France, an official said.

World - Africa
8/16/2023 10:57:59 PM
The United Nations warned Wednesday that the ongoing crisis in Niger could significantly worsen food insecurity in the impoverished country, urging humanitarian exemptions to sanctions and border closures to avert catastrophe.

World - Africa
8/14/2023 10:08:57 AM
Niger's military regime vowed late Sunday to prosecute ousted president Mohamed Bazoum for "high treason" and slammed West African leaders for imposing sanctions on the country.

World - Region
8/10/2023 3:54:58 PM
The US Treasury announced coordinated sanctions with Canada and Britain on Thursday against Riad Salameh, Lebanon's longtime central bank chief who recently left office without a successor.

World - Africa
8/1/2023 9:44:59 PM
Afghan Acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi told US officials at a meeting held in Doha that the US sanctions against Afghanistan should be removed, the local Tolonews TV reported.

World - Africa
7/30/2023 7:48:11 PM
African leaders on Sunday gave the junta in Niger one week to cede power or face the possible use of force, and slapped financial sanctions on the putschists, after the latest coup in the jihadist-plagued Sahel region raised alarm on the continent and in the West.

Sports - Omni sports
7/30/2023 1:53:31 PM
Egyptian squash player Marwan ElShorbagy, currently ranked sixth in the world, has announced that he will compete for England in all future Professional Squash Association (PSA) and World Squash Federation (WSF) sanctioned tournaments.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
7/29/2023 7:38:00 PM
Every day brings us another piece of news of the brutal violations against civilians in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, yet no one cries out or calls for sanctions.

World - Africa
7/29/2023 6:18:32 PM
The African Union has issued a 15-day ultimatum to the junta in Niger to reinstall the country’s democratically elected government just as the coup leaders met with senior civil servants to discuss how they would run the country and as the U.S. and the European Union threatened sanctions against the regime.

World - War in Ukraine
7/26/2023 6:27:16 PM
European Union member states agreed Wednesday to toughen sanctions on Belarus for helping Russia's invasion of Ukraine and for Minsk's crackdown on the opposition, officials said.

World - Africa
7/20/2023 9:39:18 PM
Britain on Thursday announced sanctions against 13 individuals and businesses it said have links to the Russian mercenary group Wagner in Africa, accusing them of crimes there including killings and torture.

Sports - Omni sports
7/20/2023 10:12:25 AM
Gymnasts from Russia and Belarus will be allowed to take part in sanctioned competitions as “individual neutral athletes” from the start of 2024, the sport's governing body said Wednesday, but any decision on the Paris Games will be left to the International Olympic Committee.

World - War in Ukraine
7/18/2023 11:44:14 AM
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Monday that millions of people facing hunger will "pay the price" of Russia's decision to exit the Ukraine grain deal.

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