Tag: Boycotts

US biathlon team to boycott IBU World Cup meet in Russia

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The United States biathlon team has announced it will boycott the final IBU World Cup meet in Russia next month. ...
Russian opposition leader Navalny briefly detained

MOSCOW — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who has been barred from running in the next month's presidential election, said he was briefly detained...
Venezuela’s Maduro calls for early Congress vote as well

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Nicolas Maduro is doubling-down on plans to concentrate power by calling Wednesday for early congressional elections to coincide with a...
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CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan's major opposition groups edged closer Tuesday to an all-out boycott of an upcoming presidential election, warning the vote won't be...
Kosovo celebrates 10 years of independence, Serbs boycott

PRISTINA, Kosovo — The Kosovo Assembly, or Parliament, convened in a special session Sunday to celebrate the country's 10 years of independence — a...
AP interview: Qatar Air CEO sees growth despite Mideast spat

CANBERRA, Australia — Qatar Airways' chief executive said Tuesday the carrier will post a loss this year because four other Arab countries have severed...
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An eight-month boycott of Qatar by regional neighbors was breached on Monday when the Doha-based Al Gharafa club lost 3-2 at the Abu Dhabi...
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CAIRO — A video purportedly by the Islamic State's affiliate in Egypt is calling on its fighters to stage attacks during next month's presidential...
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The eight-month long boycott of Qatar by regional neighbors has been broken by a soccer team. ...
Egypt to investigate those calling for vote boycott

CAIRO — Egypt's prosecutor general has launched an investigation into leading opposition figures who have called for a boycott of next month's presidential election,...

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