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Australian bowlers deny ‘false’ Warner Test boycott reports

A newspaper had reported that four bowlers intended to pull out of the Test if Warner was not removed

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March 31, 2019


Pakistan to boycott OIC meeting if its invitation to India still stands

The FM said Pakistan is ready to accept Russia’s offer of a platform for Pak-India talks

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March 1, 2019


Doctors threaten to march towards CM House as protests at Sindh’s public hospitals enter their third day

They wants raises, health insurance and other allowances

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January 30, 2019


Doctors are on strike at Quetta’s public hospitals to protest against their colleague’s disappearance

Dr Ibrahim Khalil went missing on Dec 14 and still hasn’t been found

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December 22, 2018


KP journalists protest layoffs for second consecutive day

Boycott assembly proceedings, demand formation of committee to discuss issue

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December 18, 2018


Media boycotts KP assembly session to protest mass layoffs

Jang Group fired nearly 600 employees overnight

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December 17, 2018


Karachi University students boycott exams to protest against teachers’ election duties

Students of the University of Karachi boycotted their annual exams on Monday.  The students also plan to boycott the exams scheduled on Tuesday. The student union is against female teachers being assigned duties for the upcoming elections. The decision to boycott the exams was made during a general body meeting.  

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July 2, 2018


MQM-P signals boycott of election

Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan leader Farooq Sattar has said that his party may boycott upcoming general elections over reservations about delimitations. Addressing a press conference in Karachi, he said MQM’s reservations on fresh delimitation were not addressed. “Injustice meted out to us in the matter of delimitation. This situation is compelling us to think whether…

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June 3, 2018


After ER scuffle, doctors boycott OPDs at Jinnah hospital

KARACHI: Medics associated with the Young Doctors Association boycotted out-patient clinics at Jinnah hospital, Samaa reported Tuesday. The doctors refused to work in protest against the registration of an FIR against a doctor, according to YDA chairman Omer Sultan. The FIR was recently registered by a patient’s attendant after a clash with the staff of…

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April 24, 2018


Lawyers observe 10th anniversary of Tahir Plaza tragedy

Lawyers in the lower courts have announced to observe black day to commemorate 10th anniversary of Tahir Plaza tragedy Monday. Tahir Plaza located near City Court, Karachi, was torched on April 9, 2008 that killed six people including two lawyers and two women. The lawyers will boycott the legal proceedings by not appearing in the…

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April 9, 2018


Israel publishes BDS blacklist of organisations banned from entering country

NEWS DESK: Israel has published a list of organisations supporting a boycott campaign against the country, whose activists will be banned from entering the Jewish state, reported The Independent. Members of 20 groups which back the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement will be denied entry visas and residency rights under a controversial law. Gary…

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January 8, 2018


This musician was called a bigot over Israel boycott by a rabbi

NEWS DESK: A full-page ad taken out by a rabbi in the Washington Post has called Lorde a bigot after she cancelled her Israel show, reported The Independent. The New Zealand musician said in a statement that “the right decision at this time” was to cancel her June 2018 gig in Tel Aviv, which was…

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January 3, 2018


Russia, China, others boycott U.S. meeting at U.N. on Venezuela

UNITED NATIONS: Russia, China, Egypt and Bolivia boycotted an informal public United Nations Security Council meeting on Venezuela on Monday organized by the United States, saying the 15-member body should not be involved in the situation, reported Reuters. “The issue is about meddling with the internal domestic affairs of Venezuela,” Russian U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia…

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November 14, 2017


Israel removes holy site metal detectors as Muslims continue boycott

JERUSALEM: Israel removed metal detectors from a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site Tuesday after their installation triggered deadly violence, but Muslim worshippers kept up a boycott, suspicious over what would come next.

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July 26, 2017


Australian players consider South Africa tour boycott

Sydney: The Australian Cricketers’ Association executive meets on Sunday to decide whether players will boycott this month’s Australia A tour to South Africa after a failure to strike a new pay deal with Cricket Australia. CA and the players’ union both confirmed they had failed to reach an agreement on a new Memorandum of Understanding…

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July 1, 2017


Palestinians seek Pizza Hut boycott for ‘mocking hunger strike’

Palestinians called for a boycott of Pizza Hut on Tuesday after the company’s franchise in Israel was accused of mocking hunger-striking prisoners. The franchise’s Facebook page was said to have shared an image released by Israeli police which appears to show Palestinian hunger-strike leader Marwan Barghouti secretly breaking his fast. “Barghouti, if you are going…

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May 9, 2017


Top brands to boycott Bangladesh garment summit

DHAKA: Leading fashion brands including H&M and Zara will boycott a key industry conference in Bangladesh in support of garment workers who have been sacked, hunted or jailed for participating in wage strikes, the companies said Wednesday. H&M, C&A, Tchibo and Inditex which owns Zara — all top clients of Bangladesh’s $30-billion garment industry —…

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February 22, 2017


Sindh protesting nurses threaten to continue hospitals boycott

KARACHI: Nursing staff of government hospitals have threatened to continue to boycott all hospitals across Sindh until their demands are met. The paramedics staged a protest demonstration outside Karachi Press Club (KPC) and demanded a raise in salaries, saying they are being denied their allowances for over two years. The nurses demanded their allowances also…

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February 7, 2017


Meera calls for boycott of Mahira Khan

Lollywood actress Meera lashed out at Mahira Khan for her acting in Bollywood film industry, saying that she is not sincere with any country. Meera called upon boycott of Mahira Khan’s films. Mahira Khan has recently starred opposite Shah Rukh Khan in ‘Raees’.

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January 15, 2017


Imran Khan says Parliament boycott is over

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan called off his party’s boycott of the Parliament on Tuesday. “We are going to the Parliament tomorrow with a special objective,” Imran Khan told the media persons at Bani Gala. Khan said that his party would submit adjournment and privilege motions in the house against Prime Minister Nawaz…

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December 13, 2016


PTI sticks to boycott of Parliament’s joint session

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Tuesday said his party will go ahead with the decision to boycott Parliament’s joint session that will be addressed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tomorrow during his two-day visit to Pakistan. “Turk ambassador requested us not to boycott the session; however, we think that a person who…

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November 15, 2016

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