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North Korea has blown up a vacant inter-Korean liaison office in a symbolic act of aggression.
The proposals need to be unanimously approved to take effect and are likely to be the subject of fierce debate within the 27-nation bloc.
While Russia can claim some symbolic victories, the full impact of Western sanctions is starting to be felt in very real ways.
The U.S. and its allies have imposed unprecedented sanctions on Russia to pressure Vladimir Putin to stop the Ukraine war. Is it working?
The new measures hit Russia's biggest banks and the family members of top officials, including Vladimir Putin's adult daughters.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's comments were a rare but major admission of weakness from Moscow amid ongoing destruction in Ukraine.
Especially since Fitch says Russia now faces sovereign default.
As the U.S. and Europe pile on new sanctions to punish Vladimir Putin for his attack on Ukraine, Russian citizens are lining up at ATMs.
As Russa continues its assault on Ukraine, "it has become a global economic and financial pariah," a senior Biden administration official said Saturday.
The West insisted Putin’s bold moves in Ukraine violated countless international agreements.