Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Tag Archives: Boycott

Pakistan to boycott OIC meeting if its invitation to India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will not attend the OIC talks if the invitation to India is not rescinded, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi told parliamentarians on Friday morning. During a joint session of parliament he said that he had, in line with the House’s joint resolution, written to the OIC and said ...

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Calls for Huawei boycott get mixed response in Europe

LONDON: Europe is giving US-led calls for a boycott of Huawei 5G telecoms equipment a mixed reception, with some governments untroubled by spy suspicions against the Chinese giant, but others backing a ban. In the latest setback for the company, Huawei said Saturday it had fired an employee in Poland ...

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We support sexual harassment: Kayseria Creative director

LOLLYWOOD: Protesters showed up at the premiere of Pakistani movie ‘Teefa in Trouble’ in Lahore yesterday, calling for a boycott of the movie, and one of the guests attending has caused a social media stir. Waleed Zaman, the creative director of Kayseria – a popular Pakistani clothing brand, was attending ...

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Iggy Azalea calls for women to boycott Grammys

LONDON: Iggy Azalea has called for women to boycott the Grammys next year, in response to Recording Academy President Neil Portnow’s comments that female musicians need to ‘’step up’’ in order to win awards. Iggy Azalea has called for women to boycott the Grammys Awards next year. The ‘Go Hard ...

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Nutella faces boycott from customers after tweaking recipe

BERLIN: It’s the gloopy chocolate and hazelnut spread that has become a worldwide food phenomenon, whether slathered on toast or eaten straight from the jar by the spoonful. But aficionados of Nutella are up in arms after discovering that the recipe has been secretly changed, with more sugar and fat ...

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Kenya election: Police clash with opposition supporters

NAIROBI: Kenyan police clashed with protesters in opposition strongholds Thursday as the nation voted for a new president for the second time in three months. The main opposition candidate had urged his supporters to boycott the latest race, reflecting bitter divisions in the country. In the western town of Kisumu, ...

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Javed Miandad wants Pakistan to boycott India in ICC events

LONDON: Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has said Pakistan Cricket Board should boycott playing against India in ICC events. Sports Minister Vijay Goel had earlier, stated that no Pakistan sportspersons will be allowed to play in India or vice versa except for when it is at a neutral venue and ...

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Iranian Actress to Boycott Oscars Over Trump’s Immigration Stance

TEHRAN: Iranian actress Taraneh Alidoosti, the star of best foreign language film nominee “The Salesman,” has announced that she will be boycotting the Oscars over President Trump’s expected restrictions on immigration to the United States. “Trump’s visa ban for Iranians is racist,” Alidoosti tweeted earlier today. “Whether this will include ...

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