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EU readies possible capital, tech sanctions on Russia

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 06:59

The European Union threatened Russia on Tuesday with harsher sanctions over Ukraine that could inflict wider damage on its economy following the downing of a Malaysian airliner, but it delayed action for a few days.

European Union sanctions more Syrian entities

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 00:21

European Union (EU) Tuesday expanded sanctions against Syria over the government`s "violent repression" of its civilian population.

WTO called in to settle EU-Russia trade disputes

WTO called in to settle EU-Russia trade disputes

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 23:10

The World Trade Organization was Tuesday called in to settle two disputes over Moscow`s ban on EU pork and Brussels` trade penalties against Russian steel and fertiliser firms.

EU imposes new sanctions against Russian officials

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 21:28

The Dutch foreign minister says the European Union is imposing new sanctions against officials deemed responsible for Russia`s actions in Ukraine.

Forensics experts to reach Ukraine crash site Monday: Dutch PM

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 01:30

International forensic experts will finally reach the Ukrainian rebel-held crash site of flight MH17 on Monday, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Sunday.

`Sanctions` threat for Russia over MH17 crash site access

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 22:10

France, Britain and Germany warned Russia it could face further EU sanctions if it did not press pro-Kremlin separatists in Ukraine to allow unfettered access to the crash site of flight MH17.

EU enhances airspace coordination for safety

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 06:01

Brussels: The European Union (EU) has activated the EU aviation crisis cell to ensure proper coordination of airspace to guarantee the safety of flights, a European official said in a technical briefing held here Friday.

US imposes tough sanctions on Russia

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 06:55

The US has slapped additional tough sanctions on Russia`s financial services and energy sectors for the failure of Moscow to taken enough steps to address the volatile political situation in Ukraine.

EU leaders order tougher sanctions against Russia

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 05:56

European Union leaders ordered tougher sanctions against Russia because of its actions in Ukraine, asking the European Investment Bank to sign no new financing agreements with Moscow.

EU threatens tougher sanctions on Russia over Ukraine crisis

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 00:55

The EU moved closer to tightening sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine today, though stopping short of the tough line called for by Washington.

Eurosceptic named new UK foreign minister as EU vote looms

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 04:39

British Prime Minister David Cameron named eurosceptic Philip Hammond as his new foreign secretary on Tuesday in a major cabinet reshuffle ahead of next year`s general election.

Fresh EU sanctions against Russia `very possible`: Source

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 02:40

A new round of EU sanctions against Russia and pro-Moscow separatists in Ukraine was "looking very possible", a diplomatic source said Tuesday on the eve of an EU summit where leaders would make the final decision.