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World - Region
12/6/2022 6:54:32 PM
Syria's government will close state agencies for two days in December due to severe fuel shortages caused by a disruption in the arrival of supplies and Western sanctions, state media reported Tuesday.

World - War in Ukraine
12/5/2022 9:57:10 PM
Major Western measures to limit Russia's oil profits over the war in Ukraine took effect Monday, bringing with them uncertainty about how much crude could be lost to the world and whether they will unleash the hoped-for hit to a Russian economy that has held up better than many expected under sanctions.

World - Africa
12/4/2022 10:50:19 PM
West African leaders on Sunday told Mali's ruling junta to release 46 Ivorian troops it has held for months or face sanctions, officials said.

Business - Economy
12/4/2022 3:53:46 PM
Major oil-producing countries led by Saudi Arabia and Russia agreed Sunday to maintain their current output levels in a climate of uncertainty and ahead of fresh sanctions against Moscow coming into force next week.

World - Region
12/3/2022 2:56:13 PM
Iran on Saturday began construction on a new nuclear power plant in the country's southwest, Iranian state TV announced, amid tensions with the U.S. over sweeping sanctions imposed after Washington pulled out of the Islamic Republic's nuclear deal with world powers.

World - War in Ukraine
11/28/2022 6:22:56 PM
The European Union on Monday gave itself the legal authority to take action against anyone who helps Russia avoid its sanctions, the EU presidency said Monday.

Business - Energy
11/26/2022 8:52:23 PM
The Biden administration on Saturday eased some oil sanctions on Venezuela in an effort to support newly restarted negotiations between President Nicolas Maduro's government and its opposition.

World - War in Ukraine
11/22/2022 6:10:42 PM
Russian leader Vladimir Putin and Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel presented a united front Tuesday against their common "enemy" Washington as they slammed Western sanctions.

COP27 - To Know
11/17/2022 12:48:40 PM
A Russian billionaire under sanctions by the United States and Europe over his alleged ties to the Kremlin said Wednesday that he was not surprised by protests against his country at this year's U.N. climate talks, but insisted that Russia wants to remain engaged on the issue of global warming because it deeply affects the nation.

World Cup 2022 - News
11/15/2022 8:58:49 PM
The Ecuadoran football federation said Tuesday that defender Byron Castillo had been left out of the nation's World Cup squad to avoid further "unfair sanctions" in a dispute over the player's nationality.

World - Region
11/14/2022 5:38:18 PM
The European Union on Monday imposed sanctions on Iran's interior minister and several senior police and military officials over their alleged roles in the security crackdown against massive anti-government protests.

World - International
11/8/2022 3:56:03 PM
The EU on Tuesday extended its sanctions on Myanmar's junta, targeting 19 more individuals and entities including a minister and a chief justice.

World - Region
11/3/2022 8:10:22 PM
The U.S. on Thursday imposed sanctions on a group of individuals, firms and vessels connected to an oil smuggling outfit said to benefit the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah and Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps.

World - Africa
11/1/2022 10:44:37 PM
The Treasury Department announced sanctions Tuesday against a weapons trafficking network affiliated with the Islamic State group in Somalia and the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group, which are accused of carrying out deadly terrorist acts on civilians including car bombings.

World - Region
10/28/2022 6:13:37 PM
The U.S. is imposing financial penalties on an Iranian-based organization that raised money to target British-American author Salman Rushdie, who was violently attacked in August at a literary event.

World - War in Ukraine
10/21/2022 1:53:35 PM
The Kremlin on Friday condemned the arrests of two Russians -- including the son of a senior official -- on a US request in Europe for alleged sanctions evasion and illegal sale of US technology to Russian arms companies.

World - Africa
10/19/2022 8:00:51 PM
The World Health Organization chief said Wednesday time was running out to avoid "genocide" in Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray, as Human Rights Watch called for sanctions against Addis Ababa to avert civilian deaths.

World - War in Ukraine
10/17/2022 10:43:33 PM
The United States warned Monday it would take action against companies and nations working with Iran's drone program after Russia used the imports for deadly kamikaze strikes in Kyiv.

World - Region
10/17/2022 3:41:46 PM
The EU on Monday sanctioned Iran's 'morality' police for the fatal beating in custody of Mahsa Amini and other security forces for the repression of subsequent protests.

World - Region
10/17/2022 2:26:57 PM
Iran vowed Monday an "immediate" response to the European Union as it prepares new sanctions on the Islamic republic after over a month of protests sparked by Mahsa Amini's death.

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