Friday, September 16, 2016 - 07:56
The European Union extended its sanctions against Russian officials and pro-Moscow separatists in Ukraine and won a legal victory as the bloc’s courts upheld an EU asset freeze on ex-Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Human rights groups urged the United Nations Security Council to place an immediate arms embargo on South Sudan in order to reduce unlawful attacks on civilians.
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 06:11
Namibia has halted ties with two North Korean state-run companies, that had built a munitions factory and were involved in projects for its military, to comply with U.N. sanctions on Pyongyang, Namibian media and the South Korean government said.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 06:40
Stationing more U.S. and NATO troops in Southern and Eastern Europe and upping its naval presence in the Baltic and Black seas are important, but a new Atlantic Council report on the alliance’s purpose sees continued sanctions against Russia as an equally important tool of deterrence.
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 06:21
The U.S. government imposed sanctions on a senior police official in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday for his role in what it described as the violent suppression of opposition to President Joseph Kabila's government.
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 07:13

The Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy will discuss the current policy of U.S. Sanctions and the impact this is having on sub-Saharan Africa.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 06:13
The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday voted to end sanctions and an arms embargo on Liberia, citing the West African country's successful stabilization more than a decade after a 14-year civil war that killed nearly 250,000 people.
Monday, December 21, 2015 - 07:52
The US Treasury Department on Friday sanctioned four Burundi nationals for allegedly "fueling violence" in the strife-torn African country. Burundi descended into bloodshed in April, when President Pierre Nkurunziza announced his intention to run for a controversial third term, which he went on to win in July. More than 300 people have died in the violence and 20,000 have fled their homes across borders to neighboring countries.
Monday, December 14, 2015 - 07:02
Some of the thorniest conversations in the long road toward full relations between Cuba and the United States have only just begun in recent days: The two sides are sitting down for the first time to discuss the American properties Cuba confiscated decades ago.
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 06:56
The U.S. has removed sanctions against the West African nation of Liberia, stressing the country's peaceful progress following years of civil war. The economic sanctions have been in place for more than a decade.