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All inbound flights to Doha suspended for 14 days: GCO

All inbound flights to Doha suspended for 14 days: GCO

All inbound flights to Doha have been suspended for a 14-day period with effect from March 16, the Government Communications Office (GCO) yesterday said.

Man City's appeal against Champions League ban registered at CAS

Man City's appeal against Champions League ban registered at CAS

The Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) confirmed on Wednesday that English Premier League champions Manchester City have appealed against a two-year ban from European football.

Manchester City face more questions after UEFA's two-year ban

Manchester City face more questions after UEFA's two-year ban

Manchester City have said they will appeal their two-year ban from European competition, but the suspension could have further implications in the coming months.

China bans wild animal trade until viral outbreak eases

China bans wild animal trade until viral outbreak eases

China on Sunday ordered a temporary ban on the trade in wild animals as the country struggles to contain a deadly virus believed to have been spawned in a market that sold wild animals as food.

Alphabet CEO backs temporary ban on facial-recognition technology over misuse worry

Alphabet CEO backs temporary ban on facial-recognition technology over misuse worry

The chief executive of Google parent company Alphabet on Monday backed an EU proposal to temporarily ban facial-recognition technology because of the possibility that it could be used for nefarious purposes.

India shelves plan on countrywide ban on single-use plastic products

India shelves plan on countrywide ban on single-use plastic products

India has held off imposing a blanket ban on single-use plastics to combat pollution, officials said on Tuesday, a measure seen as too disruptive for industry at a time when it is coping with an economic slowdown ...

Thousands rally in Hong Kong in fresh protests, marchers defy police ban

Thousands rally in Hong Kong in fresh protests, marchers defy police ban

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters rallied on Sunday, defying a police ban on marches in the Chinese-controlled territory and continuing a restive weekend of demonstrations which saw police fire teargas overnight.

Police fire tear gas, rubber bullets at Hong Kongers protesting 'triad' attack

Police fire tear gas, rubber bullets at Hong Kongers protesting 'triad' attack

Hong Kong police fired tear gas and rubber bullets Saturday at protesters holding a banned rally against suspected triad gangs who beat up pro-democracy demonstrators near the Chinese border last weekend

Messi given one-match ban for Copa America red card

Messi given one-match ban for Copa America red card

Argentina star Lionel Messi was hit with a one-game suspension by South American football bosses over his dismissal during the Copa America third-place play-off against Chile earlier this month.

Indian court refuses to suspend ban order on Chinese app TikTok

Indian court refuses to suspend ban order on Chinese app TikTok

An Indian court on Tuesday refused a request by China's Bytedance Technology to suspend a ban on its popular video app TikTok, a lawyer involved in the case said ...

'Ban' on mercenaries to help fight extremism in region

'Ban' on mercenaries to help fight extremism in region

The passage of a resolution rejecting the use of mercenaries as a way to undermine peace and violate human rights will have a positive impact on Middle East’s efforts in fighting extremism ...

Tourist buses block Rome traffic in protest against ban

Tourist buses block Rome traffic in protest against ban

Hundreds of tourist buses blocked Rome traffic for several hours on Thursday, as drivers protested a plan to ban their vehicles from the centre to reduce air pollution and noise.