Monday, November 7, 2016 - 07:09
United Nations sanctions monitors warned in an annual report released Friday that possible foreign support for a new military base and seaport in Eritrea and the presence of foreign weapons and equipment were likely in violation of an arms embargo.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 06:51
President Barack Obama has renewed sanctions against Sudan for another year, dashing Khartoum's hope of relieve. A statement released by the State Department on Tuesday quoted President Obama saying that Khartoum's policies remained an "extraordinary threat" to the national security of the United States.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 06:43
New York - The United Nations peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous is pleading with the Security Council to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan where he expects an upsurge in fighting with the coming end of the rainy season.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 07:14
Several European countries are considering whether to push for EU sanctions against senior Russian officials over the bombardment of Aleppo, the besieged Syrian city at the centre of a deepening diplomatic rift between Moscow and the west.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 06:18
Many guns imported by the Somali government with UN approval are being resold by arms dealers on the black market in the nation's capital Mogadishu, two Western diplomats said.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 07:24
Top European Union and NATO officials called on Monday for continued dialogue with Moscow, while maintaining pressure on Russia over its actions in Ukraine and its support for Syria's bombardment of civilians in Aleppo.
Monday, October 10, 2016 - 07:31
Britain’s pending exit from the European Union poses political and legal challenges to the sanctions policies the bloc has deployed to rein in Iran’s nuclear ambitions and respond to Russia’s actions in Ukraine, some current and former policy makers say.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 07:46
A Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader called on Wednesday for the imposition of international sanctions against security officials responsible for the deaths of protesters in two days of demonstrations against President Joseph Kabila.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 08:13
The US and France have threatened to impose targeted sanctions on senior officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo after at least 17 people were killed in demonstrations organised by the opposition to protest against President Joseph Kabila’s apparent bid to cling to power after his term ends.
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 08:21
The United States says it will back an arms embargo if the country's government blocks the deployment of a regional protection force in the war-torn country and continues to hinder the movement of U.N. staffers and peacekeepers.