Hungary and Slovakia, landlocked and dependent on crude from a Russian pipeline, are resisting the oil embargo and holding up the approval of the new package of sanctions.
The company was pushed into a headline loss of $20.4 billion in the quarter following its decision in February to pull its 19.75-percent stake in Russian energy group Rosneft.
Russia launches its full-scale offensive to take control of Ukraine's east, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy announces, while bombarding Lviv and numerous other cities on the 54th day of fighting.
China's gross domestic product expanded by 4.8 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier, beating analysts' expectations for a 4.4 percent gain and picking up from 4.0 percent in the fourth quarter.
Leaders on either side of the Atlantic diverge on whether to label Russia's actions in Ukraine as "genocide," as fierce fighting in the eastern European country continues on the 51st day.
Russia vows its offensive in Ukraine would continue until its goals are met as Kiev's forces mount a strong defence and inflict significant losses on Moscow's troops in the ongoing fighting – now in its 49th day.
EU condemns a "horrifying" attack on a train station in eastern Ukraine where evacuees had gathered, as the bloc formally adopts its fifth package of sanctions against Russia on the 44th day of the conflict.
India should avoid "attempt to circumvent or backfill" ongoing sanctions on Russia, US Deputy NSA Daleep Singh says, adding Moscow won't come to New Delhi's rescue in the event of border confrontation with rival China.
Swiss banks have been under pressure to identify and freeze assets of hundreds of sanctioned Russians amid Moscow's incursion into Ukraine.
At back-to-back summits in Brussels, US President Biden will push to reinforce the unity of the West amid Russia's operation in Ukraine.
Aleksandr Melnykov, who stayed in a shelter for about a week, received an invitation from his friends in Türkiye to attend the art fair and to continue his work safely during the conflict.
Blockchain data analytics firm Chainalysis fast-tracked two tools that help identify crypto wallets that are on a sanctions list.
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