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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.

World - Region
10/15/2022 1:20:26 PM
Iran has called on the European Union to adopt a "realistic approach" regarding the protests over Mahsa Amini's death as the bloc prepares to impose new sanctions on the Islamic republic.

World - Region
10/12/2022 7:05:48 PM
EU countries have agreed sanctions on Iran following its brutal crackdown on protests over Mahsa Amini's death and foreign ministers are to adopt them next Monday, diplomats said.

World - International
10/10/2022 11:04:07 PM
The US warned Hong Kong on Monday that its status as a financial center could be affected if it acts as a safe haven for sanctioned individuals, days after a luxury yacht connected to a sanctioned Russian tycoon docked in the city.

World - International
10/9/2022 7:35:24 PM
Germany's foreign minister is calling for European Union entry bans and asset freezes against those responsible for what she described as brutal repression against anti-government protesters in Iran.

World - Region
10/6/2022 7:51:52 PM
The U.S. on Thursday imposed more sanctions on Iranian government officials in response to the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, as protests have embroiled dozens of Iranian cities for weeks and evolved into the most widespread challenge to Iran's leadership in years.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
10/6/2022 10:51:06 AM
Alone in his apartment in the Russian-occupied city of Enerhodar in southeastern Ukraine, nuclear plant security guard Serhiy Shvets looked out his kitchen window in late May and saw gunmen approaching on the street below. When his buzzer rang, he was sure he was about to die.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
10/4/2022 6:48:59 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin told Malian junta leader Assimi Goita Tuesday that he wanted to donate to Mali Russian fertiliser blocked by Western sanctions since Moscow's offensive began in Ukraine.

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