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Bangladesh bans heartburn drug ranitidine over cancer fears

Bangladesh bans heartburn drug ranitidine over cancer fears

Bangladesh's drug regulatory authority on Sunday issued a ban on sales of popular heartburn drug ranitidine while it investigates a potential cancer-causing substance in the drug.

Ministry bans catching Kingfish using net

Ministry bans catching Kingfish using net

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment has announced that catching Kingfish using net will remain banned until October 15.

Rome bans sitting on Spanish Steps, puzzling hot, tired tourists

Rome bans sitting on Spanish Steps, puzzling hot, tired tourists

You can walk up and down Rome's famed Spanish Steps all you want but don't try sitting down to take in the moment any more because police will shoo you away with a whistle and threaten you with a fine.

France bans Iran's Mahan Air under heavy US pressure

France bans Iran's Mahan Air under heavy US pressure

France has banned flights in and out of the country by Iran's Mahan Air, accusing it of transporting military equipment and personnel to Syria and other Middle East war zones ...

China court bans sales of older iPhone models in Apple-Qualcomm global battle

China court bans sales of older iPhone models in Apple-Qualcomm global battle

A Chinese court has ordered a sales ban of some older Apple Inc iPhone models in China for violating two patents of chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, though intellectual property lawyers said ...

India bans 328 combination drugs in setback for pharma companies

India bans 328 combination drugs in setback for pharma companies

The Indian government has banned 328 combination drugs in a blow to both domestic and foreign pharmaceutical firms, but the ban has been cheered by health activists ...

Iran bans 1,300 imports as protesters, police clash over currency weakness

Iran bans 1,300 imports as protesters, police clash over currency weakness

Iran is banning imports of over 1,300 products, preparing its economy to resist threatened US sanctions, amid rare public protests against the plunge of its currency to record lows.

Oman bans pirate beIN decoders

Oman bans pirate beIN decoders

Oman has banned the import of decoders that would allow viewers to watch pirated versions of World Cup matches transmitted by Qatari broadcaster beIN Media, an Omani official said on Wednesday.

  Goods from siege countries must undergo proper customs procedures

Goods from siege countries must undergo proper customs procedures

On 5 June 2017, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Eygpt unexpectedly announced that they would close its land and sea borders, as well as its airports, territory and airspace, to goods destined for Qatar.

Australia slaps 12-month bans on Smith and Warner

Australia slaps 12-month bans on Smith and Warner

Sacked Australia captain Steve Smith and David Warner have both been banned for 12 months for their roles in the ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town, Cricket Australia (CA) announced on Wednesday ...

Philippines' Duterte reneges on China deal, bans foreign research ships

Philippines' Duterte reneges on China deal, bans foreign research ships

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has banned all foreign scientific research off the country's Pacific coast and told the navy to chase away unauthorized vessels ...

Namibia bans food imports from cholera-hit Zambia

Namibia bans food imports from cholera-hit Zambia

The Namibian government has provisionally banned the import of all perishable food, fish, fruits, unprocessed food and water from neighbouring Zambia, which has been hit by a cholera outbreak ...