A second US federal judge has blocked parts of President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban on people entering the United States from eight countries, dealing another legal blow to the administration’s third bid to impose travel restrictions.
A group of the world’s leading national anti-doping organizations (NADOs) called for the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) to be excluded from next year’s Winter Games in Pyeongchang over alleged state-sponsored doping.
The Trump administration’s travel ban, while a shadow of its original self, has dealt a harsh blow to the Iranian-American community, where family ties run strong and friends and loved ones regularly shuttle between Los Angeles and Tehran.
A scaled-back version of US President Donald Trump's travel ban took force on Thursday, stripped of provisions that brought protests and chaos at airports worldwide in January, yet still likely to generate a new round of court fights.
Iran denounced the recent US Supreme Court ruling allowing President Donald Trump’s contentious Muslim ban to be partly reinstated, saying the United States is turning a blind eye to the real culprits behind acts of terror on its soil.
A senior Iranian official slams a new set of sanctions approved by the US Senate against Tehran as a breach of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and the P5+1 states, vowing a proper response to the hostile move.
Foreign Ministry banned nine other US individuals and companies which for playing roles in flagrant violation of human rights through direct or indirect involvement in the Zionist regime's anti-human crimes in the occupied lands.
Philippine Environment Secretary Regina Lopez said on Thursday she will ban open-pit mining in the country, toughening a months-long crackdown on the sector she blames for extensive environmental damage.
Leading Venezuela opposition leader Henrique Capriles announced on Friday that he has been banned from running for office for 15 years, a move sure to ratchet up tensions amid a growing street protest movement.