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Tag Archives: Ban

IOC considers lifting ban on Kuwait

Tokyo, Paris agree to join hands on Games preparations TOKYO, July 11, (Agencies): The Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024 organising committees said on Wednesday they had agreed to cooperate on preparations for their respective Summer Games, as Japan gets set to host the Olympics in just over two years and …

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Move to lift ban on import of food products from 8 countries

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the General Customs Department have recently ratified three administrative decisions and six customs directives to lift ban on the import of food products from eight countries as against one decision that places embargo on the products, reports Al-Rai daily. The …

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Dubai bans website, magazine over ‘false news’ allegations

DUBAI, July 27, (AFP): Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have banned a leading business website and magazine for one month for allegedly publishing “false news” on failed real estate projects in Dubai. Arabian Business has withdrawn the report, entitled “51 Dubai projects under liquidation process,” and posted an apology …

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Sharapova banned for two years by ITF – Russian says she will appeal to CAS 

LONDON, June 8, (RTRS): The career of Russian former world number one Maria Sharapova was in tatters on Wednesday after she was given a two-year ban by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) following her positive test for the banned drug meldonium at this year’s Australian Open. In a statement the …

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FIFA confirms Kuwait, Indonesia barred from vote – FIFA reduces Blatter, Platini bans to six years

ZURICH, Feb 24, (AFP): FIFA has confirmed that suspended members Indonesia and Kuwait remain barred from voting in the body’s presidential election on Friday, in what could be a blow to leading candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa. Sheik Salman, a royal from Bahrain, heads the Asian Football Confederation …

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‘No impact of lifting ban of US oil export’ – After 40 years

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 25, (KUNA): The decision to lift the ban on exports of US crude oil, signed by President Barack Obama on Friday, will not have an immediate impact on the world oil market, said a Kuwaiti academic on Monday. The Gulf Cooperation Council countries (GCC) decision to continue …

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Kuwait ban remains in force as ties with IOC deteriorate – Efforts to find a solution failed, says Hickey 

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Dec 9, (Agencies): Kuwait’s Olympic ban will remain in force with ties between the Middle Eastern nation and the International Olympic Committee deteriorating, the IOC said on Wednesday. Kuwait was banned in October for the second time in five years over government interference in the country’s Olympic committee …

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Russian import ban on fruits & veg may cut Turkey’s inflation – Traders see some impact of Russia sanctions

ISTANBUL, Dec 4, (RTRS): Russia’s import ban on Turkish fresh fruit and vegetables is likely to leave Turkey with a supply glut that could push down prices and, economists say, shave half a percentage point off the inflation rate. Moscow has approved a raft of sanctions in retaliation for Turkey’s …

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