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War in Ukraine - Economy
3/25/2022 5:06:34 PM
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Friday that sanctions against China are "not necessary or appropriate" since its support for Russia following the invasion of Ukraine was still unclear.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/25/2022 3:11:03 PM
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday compared Europe's tactics to those of Nazi Germany, slamming historic sanctions against Moscow and saying the term "total war" has been borrowed from Hitler's playbook.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/24/2022 8:59:00 PM
President Joe Biden and Western allies pledged new sanctions and humanitarian aid on Thursday in response to Vladimir Putin's assault on Ukraine, but their offers fell short of the more robust military assistance that President Volodymyr Zelenskyy pleaded for in a pair of live-video appearances.

World - International
3/24/2022 8:39:00 PM
In an interview with Al-Ahram, Kenneth Rogoff, professor of economics at Harvard University, warns of a new iron curtain that Europe will witness and anticipates the dimensions of the economic crisis that has begun to afflict the world, the future of the dollar, and the impact of sanctions on Russia and the West.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/24/2022 5:19:40 PM
Group of Seven leaders have announced they are restricting the Russian Central Bank's use of gold in transactions, while the U.S. announced a new round of sanctions targeting more than 400 elites and members of the Russian State Duma.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/24/2022 3:30:23 PM
Britain slapped sanctions Thursday on 59 more Russian individuals and entities, as well as six Belarusian enterprises over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, targeting a shadowy mercenary firm and the world's largest diamond producer.

Sports - World
3/23/2022 10:16:46 PM
UEFA is exploring fresh sanctions to thwart Russia's attempt to host soccer's European Championship after the country launched a surprising bid on Wednesday, one month after invading its neighbor and seeing its teams suspended from international competitions over the war in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/23/2022 10:05:35 PM
A top US official said Wednesday that new sanctions will be announced against Russian "political figures" and wealthy elites close to President Vladimir Putin known as oligarchs.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/23/2022 9:39:22 PM
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen was set to meet with US lawmakers Wednesday to discuss a possible freeze on Russian reserves of gold.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/23/2022 6:22:40 PM
The EU on Wednesday proposed a law requiring natural gas storage to be filled to a minimum of 80 percent before next winter as it grapples with soaring energy prices exacerbated by the fallout from Russia's war in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/23/2022 3:01:47 PM
President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday Russia will only accept payments in rubles for gas deliveries to "unfriendly countries", which include all EU members, after Moscow was hit by unprecedented sanctions over Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/23/2022 12:08:50 PM
With the future of Europe hanging in the balance, President Joe Biden will huddle with key allies in Brussels and Warsaw this week as the leaders try to prevent Russia's war on Ukraine from spiraling into an even greater catastrophe.

World - International
3/22/2022 11:28:40 PM
President Joe Biden plans to announce new sanctions against Russia on Thursday while in Brussels for meetings with NATO and European allies, according to a top national security aide.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/22/2022 5:41:53 PM
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says this week's meeting between NATO leaders should be focused on ways of securing a cease-fire in Russia's invasion of Ukraine and not just on sanctions and deterrence.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/22/2022 12:18:55 PM
Two luxury superyachts owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich have docked in Turkey, which has not joined European sanctions against Moscow targeting the Chelsea Football Club owner and other oligarchs, local media reported Tuesday.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/21/2022 10:57:23 PM
Leaders from Poland and The Netherlands discussed further sanctions on Russia for its war against Ukraine, including banning imports of Russia's oil and gas and closing European ports to Russian ships.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/21/2022 1:46:35 PM
European Union countries on Monday accused the Russian armed forces of committing war crimes in Ukraine, but appeared unlikely to impose new sanctions on Moscow despite a clamor across Europe for those responsible for attacks on civilians to be held to account.

World - International
3/21/2022 1:03:06 PM
The Biden administration intends to declare that Myanmar's years-long repression of the Rohingya Muslim population is a ``genocide,`` US officials said Sunday.

World - Africa
3/18/2022 2:53:27 PM
A Belgian businessman sanctioned by the U.S. over allegations of illicit gold trade in Congo said Friday the action undermines efforts to improve transparency in a region seeing rising official exports of the mineral.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
3/18/2022 2:27:00 PM
Cairo and Moscow are keen to protect bilateral economic relations from the fallout of the war in Ukraine.

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