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Cameroon elections overshadowed by violence, boycott

Cameroon elections overshadowed by violence, boycott

Cameroon began voting Sunday in polls overshadowed by a partial opposition boycott and separatist violence that has displaced hundreds of thousands of people.

'Disappointed' CGF hopes to talk India out of Birmingham boycott

'Disappointed' CGF hopes to talk India out of Birmingham boycott

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) will meet Indian officials to try and talk them out of their plans to boycott the 2022 Birmingham Games over shooting's absence in the programme, the governing body has said.

Malaysia does not plan to boycott products of Europe

Malaysia does not plan to boycott products of Europe

Malaysia has said it does not plan to take any response against the ban on palm oil entering Europe by boycotting products from European countries.

Taiwan coffee chain vanishes from China food platforms

Taiwan coffee chain vanishes from China food platforms

85C Bakery Cafe found itself in the crosshairs following a visit to one of its stores in Los Angeles this week by Tsai Ing-wen, the president of self-ruled Taiwan.

Qatar files complaint against UAE and Saudi Arabia

Qatar files complaint against UAE and Saudi Arabia

Qatar has filed a complaint under a UN anti-racism treaty against two of the countries which have been blockading it for a year.

Moroccan minister resigns over consumer boycott move

Moroccan minister resigns over consumer boycott move

A Moroccan government minister will resign after coming under pressure for showing sympathy with workers hit by a consumer boycott campaign targeting some of the country's top brands, his party said on Wednesday.

QNA returns to Twitter a year after hacking

QNA returns to Twitter a year after hacking

Qatar's state-run news agency was back on Twitter on Monday for the first time since its hacked website carried controversial comments attributed to His Highness the Amir.

Researchers to boycott South Korean university over AI weapons work

Researchers to boycott South Korean university over AI weapons work

Over 50 top artificial intelligence researchers on Wednesday announced a boycott of KAIST, South Korea's top university, after it opened what they called an AI weapons lab with one of South Korea's largest companies.

HRW blasts Bahrain for rights abuse, praises Qatar

HRW blasts Bahrain for rights abuse, praises Qatar

The huge 643-page report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) came seven months after Bahrain joined a Saudi-led blockade of Qatar which continues to divide the Gulf region.

Qatar asks WTO to adjudicate on UAE trade dispute

Qatar asks WTO to adjudicate on UAE trade dispute

The filing for adjudication followed as the UAE refused to take part in talks to find a solution to the complaint filed by Qatar on July 31.

Saudi-led bloc modifies demands to end crisis

Saudi-led bloc modifies demands to end crisis

After finding there are no takers for the 13-point list of demands submitted by the four Arab nations blockading Qatar, they are now asking Doha to accept 'six broad principles' to end the Gulf crisis.

Tillerson faces tough Gulf talks on ending Qatar boycott

Tillerson faces tough Gulf talks on ending Qatar boycott

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson faces an uphill task in persuading four Arab states to end a boycott of Qatar in talks after the four labelled a US-Qatar terrorism financing accord an inadequate response to their concerns.