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World - Region
12/5/2022 1:38:00 PM
The leader of the United Arab Emirates made a surprise visit on Monday to Qatar as it is hosting the World Cup, his first since leading a yearslong four-nation boycott of Doha over a political dispute that poisoned regional relations.

World - Region
11/20/2022 4:45:23 PM
​Qatar opened the Middle East's first World Cup on Sunday with its ruler sitting next to the leaders of two countries that only a year and a half earlier had been part of a boycott trying to bring the energy-rich nation to its knees.

World Cup 2022 - News
11/16/2022 2:19:11 PM
Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal said Wednesday supporters boycotting the World Cup in Qatar were "right to do that" but hoped his team would do enough to persuade fans at home to watch them on television.

World - Region
10/24/2022 2:23:26 PM
Spanish fashion giant Zara is facing boycott calls in Israel after the company's local franchise head hosted extreme-right leader Itamar Ben-Gvir for a campaign event.

World - Africa
10/8/2022 7:14:54 PM
Chad's national forum, boycotted by much of the opposition, announced on Saturday that junta leader Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno would stay in office during a two-year transition to elections.

Sports - World
10/4/2022 4:02:46 PM
Paris will not broadcast World Cup matches on giant screens in public fan zones amid concerns over rights violations of migrant workers and the environmental impact of the tournament in Qatar.

World - International
7/21/2022 10:45:01 AM
Italian Premier Mario Draghi resigned Thursday after key coalition allies boycotted a confidence vote, signaling the likelihood of early elections and a renewed period of uncertainty for Italy and Europe at a critical time.

World - International
7/20/2022 9:21:11 PM
Italian Premier Mario Draghi won a confidence vote Wednesday in the Senate, but it was a hollow victory after boycotts by three of his key coalition allies in the voting virtually doomed any prospects for his unity government's survival.

World - Region
6/22/2022 12:10:31 PM
The African Union has said it will no longer broker talks on getting Sudan's transition back on track after last year's military takeover as a civilian boycott had made them "dishonest".

World - Region
6/8/2022 5:22:52 PM
Talks aiming at ending Sudan's ongoing political deadlock began Wednesday, the United Nations said, although the country's main pro-democracy alliance is boycotting them over a continued police crackdown on those protesting last October's military take over.

World - International
6/6/2022 2:03:03 PM
India is facing major diplomatic outrage from Muslim-majority countries after top officials in the governing Hindu nationalist party made derogatory references to Islam and the Prophet Muhammad, drawing accusations of blasphemy across some Arab nations that have left New Delhi struggling to contain the damaging fallout.

War in Ukraine - Economy
5/24/2022 11:13:17 AM
A European agreement on a Russian oil embargo is possible "within a few days", the German economy minister has said, as the bloc struggles to reach a consensus on a boycott.

War in Ukraine - Economy
4/18/2022 9:15:10 PM
Germany's employers and unions have joined together in opposing an immediate European Union ban on natural gas imports from Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.

Arts & Culture - Entertainment
4/18/2022 2:30:49 PM
Breaking a decade-old boycott by Gulf broadcasters over a diplomatic standoff with the Damascus government, a Syrian war drama figures this month on the Ramadan menu of a Saudi-owned television channel.

World - International
4/13/2022 11:17:56 AM
Myanmar marked its normally boisterous new year water festival with silence and boycotts on Wednesday, as fighting between the military and opponents of the coup raged across the country.

World - Region
3/29/2022 3:15:55 PM
Gulf Arab states were to gather for a summit Tuesday about the yearslong war in Yemen, which the country's Houthi rebels are boycotting because it's taking place in Saudi Arabia, their adversary in the conflict.

Sports - Egyptian Football
3/28/2022 5:32:53 PM
Players of Egyptian club Ismaily boycotted the club’s training session on Monday in protest of the delay in receiving their financial dues.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/22/2022 7:16:44 PM
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has again dismissed calls to boycott Russian energy supplies in the wake of the attack on Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/6/2022 8:25:36 PM
The United States said Sunday it was in "active discussions" with European nations about banning Russian oil imports as a further economic penalty against Moscow for invading Ukraine, but stopped short of announcing an outright boycott.

World - Region
2/7/2022 12:20:12 PM
A scheduled vote by Iraq's parliament to elect a new national president was thrown into doubt Monday after key factions announced boycotts and a frontrunner was suspended by a court.

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