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India threatens WTO action over EU mango ban India on Friday threatened to drag the European Union to the World Trade Organization over its ban on mango imports.
04 мая 2014
Singaporeans defy ban on e-cigarettes Singaporeans are defying a ban on electronic cigarettes despite stiff fines for distributors and smugglers, health authorities said.
26 апреля 2014
Gambia bans flights from Ebola-hit nations The Gambia has banned flights from Ebola-hit west African countries from landing in its territory, airport officials told AFP.
16 апреля 2014
Japan lifts own blanket arms export ban Japan on Tuesday lifted a self-imposed ban on weapons exports, introducing new rules covering the arms trade in a move supporters say will boost Tokyo's global role, but which could unnerve China.
01 апреля 2014
Whaling ban applauded despite fears of Japan sidestep Australia and New Zealand on Tuesday hailed a landmark court decision that Japan must halt an annual Antarctic whale hunt, despite fears it may try to sidestep the order.
01 апреля 2014
Smoking ban reduces pre-term births, childhood asthma Bans on smoking in public and the workplace led to a 10 percent drop in premature births and in emergency asthma treatment for children.
28 марта 2014
Turkey bans YouTube after Syria security talk leaked Turkey banned YouTube after the video-sharing website was used to spread damaging leaked audio files from a state security meeting debating possible military action in Syria.
28 марта 2014
©Reuters/Alexander Demianchuk US ends BP contract ban The United States announced Thursday an end to its ban on BP obtaining government contracts following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
14 марта 2014
©Reuters/Bogdan Cristel Rio to ban cosmetic surgery... for dogs, cats Lawmakers in Rio de Janeiro, where plastic surgery is all the rage, have approved draft legislation banning cosmetic surgery for dogs and cats.
13 марта 2014
A child looks at an Ultraman, a Japanese science fiction superhero. ©Reuters/Bobby Yip Malaysia bans Japanese comic book Ultraman for using 'Allah' Malaysia has banned a translation of an Ultraman comic book after it referred to the popular Japanese superhero as "Allah", authorities said Friday, during an ongoing row over use of the word by non-Muslims.
08 марта 2014
Turkey PM says YouTube, Facebook could be banned Turkey's embattled prime minister has warned that his government could ban social media networks YouTube and Facebook after a raft of online leaks added momentum to a spiralling corruption scandal.
07 марта 2014
Photo courtesy of mir24.tv ‘Anti-lace’ policy in Kazakhstan: What does it ban? The ban has become widely known as a ‘ridiculous lace undies ban’, a ‘lacist’ policy and, the smartest version, a ‘non-tariff regulation’. But what is the policy really about? What exactly is banned from being imported to Kazakhstan?
06 марта 2014
Los Angeles bans e-cigarettes in public places Los Angeles lawmakers voted to ban e-cigarette use in public places where tobacco smoking is prohibited, including work places, restaurants and bars.
05 марта 2014
No talks on Kazakhstan's accession into WTO for Russia in Washington The United States has banned representatives of Rosselkhoznadzor from participating in the negotiations on adjusting the Veterinary and Phytosanitary Measures in the context of Kazakhstan's accession into the WTO.
05 марта 2014
©Reuters/Pawel Kopczynski Vietnam restricts use of Bitcoin Vietnam has banned its banks from handling Bitcoins, saying the virtual currency is not legal tender in the communist nation.
28 февраля 2014
An Indian worker collects bidis. ©Reuters/Jagadeesh Nv US bans bidis made by Indian tobacco company US regulators on Friday banned four types of small cigarettes known as bidis made by an Indian company, marking the Food and Drug Administration's first-ever oversight action against a tobacco product.
23 февраля 2014
Wolf hunt stand-off in Sweden heightens rural tensions Farmers and hunters in Sweden are crying foul over a wolf hunt ban which they say threatens their way of life and may lead to civil disobedience.
15 февраля 2014
International Olympic Committee lifts ban on India The International Olympic Committee Tuesday reinstated India, allowing its athletes to compete under their own flag in Sochi.
11 февраля 2014
Olympics: US bans carry-on liquids on Russia-bound flights US authorities announced a temporary ban Thursday on liquids, gels and aerosols in carry-ons aboard Russia-bound flights.
07 февраля 2014
Airport of Almaty city. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky Foreign charter flights ban causes annual loss of $4.5 million to Almaty airport The Airport of Almaty is loosing $4.5 million annually because of the ban on foreign charter flights from Kazakhstan.
20 января 2014

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