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Niqab banned in Tunisia government offices

TUNISIA: Prime Minister Youssef Chahed decided Friday to ban the niqab Muslim face covering for women in Tunisian government offices “for security reasons”, his office said. It said Chahed signed a government circular “banning access to public administrations and institutions to anyone with their face covered… for security reasons”. The ...

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Russia suspends Georgia flights after violent clashes

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin has temporarily banned Georgian airlines from flying to Russia amid rising tensions between the two countries. Some 240 people were injured in protests in Georgia. The protests were ignited by the appearance of a Russian MP in the country’s parliament. Mr Putin signed a decree on ...

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Europe’s 5G to cost $62 billion more if Chinese vendors banned

PARIS: A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros (£48.7 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe and delay the technology by about 18 months, according to an industry analysis seen by Reuters. The United States added Huawei Technologies, the world’s ...

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Ex-head of Brazilian Football Federation banned for Life

BRASILIA: The Independent Ethics Committee of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) imposed on Monday a life-time ban from all football-related activities and an almost $1 million fine for bribery on the former head of the Brazilian Football Association, Jose Maria Marin. “The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics ...

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Prince Harry slams Fortnite

LONDON-GN: Prince Harry has called for Fortnite to be banned. The 34-year-old royal – who is expecting his first child with wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex – has declared the game ‘’so irresponsible’’ because children are growing ‘’addicted’’ to it and parents feel out of their depth. He said: ‘’A ...

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Jayasuriya handed two-year ban under anti-corruption code

DUBAI: Sri Lanka batting great Sanath Jayasuriya has been banned from all cricket for two years after breaching two counts of the International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption code, the world governing body said on Tuesday. The ICC said the former captain had refused to cooperate with any investigation conducted by its ...

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Navjot Singh Sidhu banned from entering Film City in Mumbai

BOLLYWOOD: Navjot Singh Sidhu after his statement regarding the Pulwama attack has been under fire with the Indian media and now the politician has been banned from entering the Film City in Mumbai. Reports revealed that following the absolute ban on Pakistani artists by the Federation of Western India Cine ...

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Irfan Ansari banned from all cricket for 10 years

DUBAI: Irfan Ansari has been banned from all cricket for 10 years after the ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal found him guilty of breaching three counts of the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. During the hearing, the tribunal heard evidence that Ansari approached Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed during the Pakistan series with Sri Lanka ...

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Figo, Kaka seek ‘promise’ of football in cricket-mad Pakistan

KARACHI: Portuguese great Luis Figo and Brazilian star Kaka Thursday vowed to help develop the “great promise” of football in Pakistan, a country obsessed with cricket and twice banned from international soccer. The two legends – who both played for Spanish club Real Madrid – are in Pakistan for a ...

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