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US began developing latest Russia sanctions package prior to Navalny’s death

Washington, Feb 22 (UNI) A sanctions package against Russia set to be unveiled by the Biden administration on Friday has long been in the works and was not developed in response to the death of Alexei Navalny, Politico reported, citing three officials familiar with the matter.
The Biden administration has been working on the sanctions package to mark the two-year anniversary of the launch of Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine, the report said on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, the White House said that the United States would unveil the sanctions package on Friday in response to Navalny’s death.
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China launches new remote sensing satellite into orbit

15 Apr 2024 | 5:54 PM

Beijing, April 15 (UNI) China launched on Monday a new remote sensing satellite into space using the Long March-2D carrier rocket, Chinese media reported.

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EU Foreign Ministers may discuss sanctions against Iran on Tuesday

15 Apr 2024 | 5:41 PM

Brussels, April 15 (UNI) The EU foreign ministers may discuss sanctions targeting Iran during a virtual meeting on April 16, EU foreign policy spokesperson Peter Stano said on Monday.

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58 people killed by heavy rains in Tanzania's 10 regions

15 Apr 2024 | 5:32 PM

Dar es Salaam, April 15 (UNI) At least 58 people have been killed by flash floods caused by heavy rains in 10 regions of mainland Tanzania in the past two weeks, an official has said.

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At least 6 killed in clashes between Sudanese army, paramilitary forces in N Darfur

15 Apr 2024 | 4:46 PM

Khartoum, April 15 (UNI) At least six civilians were killed and 61 others injured in clashes between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces in El Fasher, the capital city of North Darfur State, the Sudanese Doctors' Union said.
The injured were still arriving at the hospital despite a shortage of equipment and blood donors, the non-governmental union said in a statement.

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Four killed, 12 injured in rocket attacks in Myanmar

15 Apr 2024 | 4:40 PM

Naypyidaw, April 15 (UNI) Four people were killed and 12 others injured in rocket attacks in Pyin Oo Lwin, central Myanmar's Mandalay region, on Sunday night, the Information Team of Myanmar's State Administration Council reported on Monday.

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