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Ukraine bans athletes from Russia competitions

(Web Desk) – The Ukrainian government has ordered its athletes not to take part in any competitions held in neighboring Russia, which the country accuses of occupying its territory. The Ukrainian Youth and Sports Ministry has issued a decree to “prohibit … the participation of members of the Ukrainian national ...

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FIFA warns violence-ridden Greek football of ‘Grexit

(AFP) – World football body FIFA on Wednesday said Greece’s violence-ridden championship was on the “edge of a cliff” and Greek clubs faced exclusion from international competition unless authorities took rapid action. “This behavior has pushed us to come here to make recommendations,” Herbert Hubel, head of the FIFA committee ...

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Zimbabwe hospitals crippled as doctors escalate strike

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Zimbabwean doctors at main state hospitals have escalated their strike, dealing only with emergency cases to pressure the government to agree to pay raise and address drugs shortage in hospitals. Senior doctors on Wednesday joined the strike, which started two weeks ago among junior doctors, stoking ...

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EU warns Africa of tougher visa policy amid refugee crisis

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – The European Union has warned Africa and other countries of introducing a tougher visa regime if they refuse to readmit economic migrants. Dimitris Avramopoulos, the EU migration commissioner, told a press conference in Brussels on Wednesday that their citizens would find it harder to get visas ...

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Assad vows to confront West schemes against Syria unity

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has pledged to fully deal with “Western plans” targeting the national unity and territorial integrity of his war-battered Arab country. “Our war on terrorism will not cease as long as there is one terrorist left,” a post published on the Syrian presidency’s ...

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Chinese firm to fund Iran plane purchases

(Web Desk) -Iran’s media say the country’s national airline Iran Air has signed an agreement with a Chinese company to provide funding for the company’s plane purchase campaigns – most notably those pursued with Airbus and Boeing. The Persian-language newspaper Iran reported that the agreement had been signed on Monday ...

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