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Scientists: Ban live salamander imports to stop deadly fungus

Scientists in the U.S. are calling for a ban on the import of live salamanders to save their wild brethren from a deadly fungus that has wiped out their populations in the Netherlands and caused a rapid decline in salamander populations across Europe.

Pakistan shutting down encrypted BlackBerry messages for security

Pakistan's communications authority has asked the major phone networks in the country to stop delivering encrypted messages between BlackBerry smartphones within the next 90 days, due to "serious" security concerns.

Report: U.S. could lift ban on transgender soldiers in military

Washington - There could be as many as 15,000 transgender men and women in the U.S. military, although the exact number is understandably not known.

World on way to 'generation free of AIDS', says UN chief

Addis Ababa - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday the world was headed for a "generation free of AIDS", after UNAIDS reported a 35 percent drop in new HIV infections from 15 years ago."The world has delivered. We have achieved and exceeded the...

New Hampshire passes cellphone ban while driving

New Hampshire, The Granite State is the latest state to ban drivers from using their mobile devices while they are behind the wheel of a vehicle.

EU law bans certain travel selfies that could put you in jail

Brussel - Tourists planning to take "selfies" in front of monuments this summer should careful because it could very well lead to them being arrested.

N. Korea says can arm long-range missiles with nuclear warheads

Seoul - North Korea ramped up its nuclear threats on Wednesday, boasting of its ability to deliver miniaturised warheads on high-precision long range rockets -- a claim denied by the United States.

North Korea abruptly cancels visit by UN chief

Seoul - North Korea on Wednesday cancelled an invitation to UN chief Ban Ki-moon to visit an industrial zone inside the isolated state, in an abrupt move that Ban deplored as "deeply regrettable".

UN chief says no military solution to migrant crisis

Rome - UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Sunday urged Europe to refrain from resorting to a military solution to prevent a repeat of the shipwreck in the Mediterranean that left more than 750 migrants dead.

Fears of Apple Watch prompt universities to ban watches in exams

A number of British universities have announced that they will be banning all watches from examination halls amid fears of possible cheating once smartwatches come into popularity, expected with the release of the Apple Watch next month.

App allowing users to sell parking spots may soon be banned in LA

Los Angeles - MonkeyParking is an app that lets its users sell their parking spaces, but they could soon be banned from operating in Los Angeles.

Westminister, MA, considering banning all tobacco products

Westminster - Westminsiter, a town in central Massachusetts, is considering becoming the first town in the U.S. to ban all tobacco products.

Junk food banned in schools in Poland

Lawmakers in Poland decided to ban junk food in schools in an effort to reduce the obesity rates among children. The ban will go into effect next school year.

Convicted murderer sues state over porn being banned in prison

A convicted murderer in Connecticut is suing the state over a ban on porn in prison, saying it violates his constitutional rights.

Court slaps Uber with temporary nationwide ban in Germany

Frankfurt - Uber, a ride-hailing service that allows people to use their smartphones to book rides, has been temporarily banned from operating anywhere in Germany.

California legislature OK's first statewide plastic bag ban Special

Sacramento - California is poised to become the first state to ban the use of plastic grocery bags under a bill approved by the legislature in August.

Hamas resumes rocket fire as 72-hour truce ends

Gaza - Israel resumed air strikes against Palestinian facilities in the Gaza Strip on Friday in response to missiles fired by Hamas militants marking the end of a 72-hour ceasefire.

City of Seoul plans to ban Uber

Seoul - On Monday Uber, a transportation network company that allows people to connect with rides via an app, found itself banned in the capital of South Korea, Seoul.

NBA announces Clippers owner Sterling banned for life

Today, the National Basketball Association banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from basketball for life and fined him $2.5 million for racist remarks attributed to him in recordings posted online.

Shehzad ton powers Pakistan to 190-5 vs Bangladesh in World T20

Dhaka - Opener Ahmed Shehzad smashed an unbeaten 111 off 62 balls to lift Pakistan to a commanding 190-5 against Bangladesh in the Super-10 match of the World Twenty20 in Dhaka on Sunday.

India enter World Twenty20 semi-finals

Dhaka - India roared into the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 with a eight-wicket demolition of hosts Bangladesh in a Super-10 group two match in Dhaka on Friday.

Smoking ban reduces pre-term births, childhood asthma

Paris - Bans on smoking in public and the workplace led to a 10 percent drop in premature births and in emergency asthma treatment for children, researchers said Friday.The evidence, based on the records of more than two million children, comes from 11 publish...

Turkey tries to ban Twitter

Some 1.2 million tweets have been sent in Turkey, despite the Turkish government attempting to ban the micro-blogging site.

UN chief tells Putin he is 'deeply concerned' over Ukraine

Moscow - UN chief Ban Ki-moon told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday that he was deeply concerned over the crisis in Ukraine, which saw Moscow absorb the ex-Soviet country's peninsula of Crimea into Russian territory."As the secretary general of the ...

Griffin shows no restraint on Asian Tour return

Australian Matthew Griffin moved into contention with an opening round three-under-par 68 at the Solaire Open on Thursday, his first event on the Asian Tour since overturning a suspension imposed by the circuit for playing on a rival tour. ...

Sun Pharma shares slide after US import ban

New Delhi - Shares in Indian drugmaker Sun Pharmaceuticals sank more than six percent Thursday after US regulators banned the import of some of its products, dealing a fresh blow to the nation's troubled generics market.The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) an...

Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh, gear up for Asia Cup final

Dhaka - Sri Lanka fought hard to beat hosts Bangladesh by three wickets in the last league match of the Asia Cup in Dhaka on Thursday, gearing up for the final with an all-win record.

Sri Lankan bowlers restrict Bangladesh to 204-9

Dhaka - Sri Lanka bowled a tight line and length to restrict Bangladesh to a modest 204-9 in their last league match of the Asia Cup in Dhaka on Thursday.Spinners Ashan Priyanjan (2-11) and Ajantha Mendis (2-55) put the brakes on after Bangladesh won the toss ...

US bans commercial ivory trade

Washington - The United States banned the domestic trade of elephant ivory as part of a new drive to help African countries stem the rising threat to wildlife from poachers.The White House administrative action prohibits all commercial imports of African elephant i...

Sangakkara hits another ton as Sri Lanka eye win

Chittagong - Kumar Sangakkara became the second batsman in history to score a triple-century and a hundred in the same match as Sri Lanka pressed for victory in the second Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong on Friday.
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Women protest Namibian police intention to arrest girls wearing mini-skirts.
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Turkish army officers have been forbidden to watch Games of Thrones, which includes Daenerys Targaryen, played by Emilia Clarke.
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Snowball fighting has been banned in some communities in Belgium.
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Kenza Drider with niqab.
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Food shoppers are already using reusable bags at a Blackwood Foodland market in South Australia on the day before a ban on plastic bags went into effect in 2009.
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Turkish army officers have been forbidden to watch Games of Thrones  which includes Daenerys Targary...
Turkish army officers have been forbidden to watch Games of Thrones, which includes Daenerys Targaryen, played by Emilia Clarke.
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