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The US Treasury and State departments targeted more than 250 individuals and entities in Washington's latest action attempting to crack down on Russia and its evasion of sanctions imposed by the US and its allies over the war in Ukraine.
The EU said it had summoned Russia's ambassador to Brussels to condemn "the unprovoked, unjustified invasion," warning him that a new "hard-hitting" package of sanctions would be decided at the summit in coordination with its transatlantic partners.
At a virtual summit, European Council President Charles Michel and Commission President Ursula von der Leyen sought signs from Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang that Beijing would help to end the war in Ukraine.
Russian forces withdrew from towns north of the capital Kyiv last week as it turns its assault to Ukraine's south and east. Ukrainian troops recaptured towns devastated by nearly six weeks of war, including Bucha, where dead civilians lined the streets.
Abdul Aziz Abdulla Al Ghurair, Chairman of Dubai Chambers, predicted that Dubai’s economy would grow by around 5 percent this year.
Dubai Chambers and the three Chambers operating under its umbrella - Dubai Chamber of Commerce, Dubai International Chamber and Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy
Natural gas has never been more important to the global energy mix as it replaces coal and liquid fuels while supporting the adoption of intermittent renewable energy,
flydubai announced on Thursday record-breaking annual results for its financial year ending 31st December 2023, with net profit reaching Dhs2.1 billion ($572 million), an increase of 75 per cent compared to 2022, marking the carrier’s strongest-ever performance.