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Duterte bans Filipinos from working in Kuwait

MANILA: The Philippines on Monday banned its citizens from traveling to work in Kuwait and began the repatriation of more than 10,000 Filipinos already there.The move comes amid widespread anger over the death of Joanna Daniela Demafelis, whose body was ...

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Lloyds Bank bans Bitcoin purchases on its credit cards

Lloyds Banking Group has banned its customers from buying Bitcoin on their credit cards following a sharp fall in the value of the digital currency. The ban, starting Monday, applies to Lloyds Bank, Bank of Scotland, Halifax and MBNA customers. ...

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Olympic Doping Bans Lifted for 28 Russians

Advertisement An international tribunal ruled on Thursday in favor of most of the Russian athletes who had been barred from the Olympics for doping, but the International Olympic Committee said it might not allow them to compete in the Winter ...

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Hong Kong bans ivory trade in 'historic' vote

Hong Kong’s lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to ban the trade in ivory, in a move campaigners termed “a lifeline for elephants”. A similar ban was brought in across mainland China earlier this year. Ivory sales will be phased out gradually ...

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Yemen government bans protests in Aden ahead of separatist deadline

Related Articles ADEN: Yemen’s internationally-recognized government said on Saturday it had banned public gatherings in Aden ahead of a deadline given by southern separatists to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to dismiss the cabinet.The Southern Transitional Council, comprising senior political figures, ...

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Ethiopia bans foreign adoptions

Ethiopia has banned the adoption of children by foreigners amid concerns children face abuse and neglect abroad. Ethiopia is one of the biggest source countries for international adoptions by US citizens, accounting for about 20% of the total. Celebrities Brad ...

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UK financial watchdog fines, bans former RBS Libor trader

Related Articles LONDON: Britain’s financial watchdog said on Monday it had fined former Royal Bank of Scotland interest rate derivatives trader Neil Danziger £250,000 (SR1.27 million) and banned him from working in any regulated financial activity.The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) ...

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