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Investing in North Korea: Money pit or golden opportunity?
Investing in North Korea: Money pit or golden opportunity?
Donald Trump dangled the carrot of foreign investment in front of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at their nuclear summit, but analysts say few...
US sanctions blow for Mnangagwa as Trump says Harare 'still a threat'
US sanctions blow for Mnangagwa as Trump says Harare 'still a threat'
US President Donald Trump has reportedly "extended sanctions against Zimbabwe for another year", saying that President Emmerson Mnangagwa's...
Why lifting sanctions against Sudan is the right call
Why lifting sanctions against Sudan is the right call
The US Administration’s decision to lift most sanctions on Sudan, announced today, is long overdue. It is likely that some commentators will see...
Namibia violates UN sanctions against North Korea
Namibia violates UN sanctions against North Korea
The Namibian army has been exposed for violating United Nations sanctions against North Korea since 2006, severely denting Namibia’s international reputation as an exemplary African government....
Church vote to divest from Israel boosts sanctions drive
Church vote to divest from Israel boosts sanctions drive
The international movement to boycott Israel over its treatment of Palestinians has received backing from one of the largest Protestant churches in...
Russia's falling stock market faces new sanctions
Russia's falling stock market faces new sanctions
Russia's RTS index fell three percent at opening on Tuesday, a day after the Standard and Poor's ratings agency stripped the country of its...
Russians show patriotism by trashing pro-Western clothing
Russians show patriotism by trashing pro-Western clothing
A pro-Kremlin group has set up street exchange points where Muscovites can hand in old T-shirts with English logos and get free T-shirts with...
Kremlin targets tycoon as pie of prosperity shrinks
Kremlin targets tycoon as pie of prosperity shrinks
The arrest of one of Russia's richest men, whose empire spans oil production and the country's largest cellphone network, could send further shock...
Mugabe says sanctions on Russia must not be allowed
Mugabe says sanctions on Russia must not be allowed
"If sanctions are to apply they must be approved by the UN and those that are being imposed on the Russian Federation have not," the 90-year-old said...
China opposes sanctions against Russia
China opposes sanctions against Russia
The European Union (EU) has threatened Russia with new trade sanctions over accusations Moscow was sending troops into Ukrainian territory, but sharp...
Russia responds to Ukraine sanctions, bans Western foods
Russia responds to Ukraine sanctions, bans Western foods
Russia on Thursday banned most food imports from the West in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine – a sweeping move that will cost Western...
US, EU impose sanctions after Crimea applies to join Russia
US, EU impose sanctions after Crimea applies to join Russia
The United States and the European Union imposed sanctions, including asset freezes and travel bans, on a small group of officials from Russia and...

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