Erdogan told Turkish officials to boycott Davos – Bloomberg — RT World News

Erdogan told Turkish officials to boycott Davos – Bloomberg — RT World News

Source link The Turkish leader was reportedly angered by the World Economic Forum’s response to Israel’s war in Gaza Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has intervened to stop Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek from attending the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) meeting in Davos this week over the organization’s stance on the Israel-Hamas war, Bloomberg reported on […]

UK MPs back bill banning Israeli goods boycott — RT World News

UK MPs back bill banning Israeli goods boycott — RT World News

Source link The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement incites anti-Semitic rhetoric, a UK government minister claimed UK MPs voted on Wednesday to back a Conservative government bill that proposes a ban on public institutions in the United Kingdom from imposing boycotts on the importation of goods from Israel, despite opposition from Labour and some Tory […]

Luxury islands face boycott calls over Modi ‘insults’ — RT India

Luxury islands face boycott calls over Modi ‘insults’ — RT India

Source link Tourism in the Maldives is facing uncertainty after “derogatory” remarks made by officials about Indian PM Narendra Modi The tourism industry in the Maldives is facing boycott calls in India after officials from the island nation made disparaging remarks about Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on social media. EaseMyTrip, one of the largest […]

Election boycott in Bangladesh no cause for alarm – former Indian diplomat — RT World News

Election boycott in Bangladesh no cause for alarm – former Indian diplomat — RT World News

Source link Low voter turnout should not be interpreted as public dissatisfaction with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Veena Sikri has told RT Neither the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s boycott of Sunday’s elections nor the exclusion of the country’s main Islamist party Jamaat-e-Islami should affect the legitimacy of incumbent Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s likely victory, former […]

McDonald’s hurt by Israel-related boycott – CEO — RT World News

McDonald’s hurt by Israel-related boycott – CEO — RT World News

Source link The fast-food giant blamed the yet-undisclosed financial impact on “misinformation” McDonald’s franchises in the Middle East have experienced a “meaningful business impact” in 2023 from boycotts associated with the Gaza conflict, the fast-food giant’s Chief Executive Officer Chris Kempczinski has said. In a LinkedIn post on Thursday, Kempczinski lauded the company’s accomplishment over […]

McDonald’s franchise sues Israel boycott movement – Reuters — RT Business News

McDonald’s franchise sues Israel boycott movement – Reuters — RT Business News

Source link The campaign has been accused of harming the brand in Malaysia by means of defamatory social media posts McDonald’s Malaysia is suing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Malaysia movement for hurting its business through a series of social media postings linking the fast-food chain to Israel’s “genocidal war against Palestinians in Gaza,” […]

Olympic boycott could harm Ukrainian athletes – acting minister — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Olympic boycott could harm Ukrainian athletes – acting minister — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Skipping the 2024 Games could result in sanctions on the country, Matvey Bedny has said Refusing to take part in the 2024 Olympics for political reasons might turn out badly for Ukraine, the nation’s acting sports and youth minister, Matvey Bedny, said this week. The official was commenting on Kiev’s earlier threat to […]

Lithuanian cinemas boycott new Hayao Miyazaki movie over ‘Russia links’ – media — RT Games & Culture

Lithuanian cinemas boycott new Hayao Miyazaki movie over ‘Russia links’ – media — RT Games & Culture

Source link Every single cinema in Lithuania will boycott the latest anime film from legendary Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki over its distribution firm’s spurious links to Russia, Lithuanian news outlet LRT reported on Thursday. The final film of Miyazaki’s six-decade career, ‘The Boy and the Heron’, was due to hit theaters in Lithuania before the […]

Ukraine backtracks on Olympic boycott threat — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Ukraine backtracks on Olympic boycott threat — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Kiev says it will instead focus on preventing Russian athletes from appearing at the 2024 Paris Games Ukraine has backtracked on its threat to boycott the 2024 Olympic Games, having previously claimed its athletes could skip the event in Paris after Russians and Belarusians were cleared to compete under neutral status. Speaking to […]

Ukraine threatens Olympic boycott — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Ukraine threatens Olympic boycott — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Kiev has expressed outrage over the IOC’s decision to allow Russian athletes to compete under a neutral flag Ukraine plans to “analyze” whether or not participating in the Paris 2024 Olympics is in the country’s interests, and could potentially boycott the games, Acting Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine Matvey Bedny announced […]

US retail giant joins X boycott — RT World News

US retail giant joins X boycott — RT World News

Source link Walmart stops advertising on X, adding to growing list of companies distancing themselves from the platform US retail giant Walmart has announced it is suspending advertising on X (formerly Twitter), becoming the latest major brand to abandon the platform. Corporations including Apple, Coca Cola and Disney have halted their paid ads on X […]

Musk delivers harsh rebuke to X advertising boycott — RT World News

Musk delivers harsh rebuke to X advertising boycott — RT World News

Source link Anyone who tries to pressure X (formerly Twitter) through advertising can “go f**k yourself,” the platform’s owner, tech billionaire Elon Musk, said on Wednesday. New York Times columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin asked Musk at the DealBook Summit event on Wednesday whether his recent trip to Israel was “an apology tour” prompted by allegations […]

Three ex-Soviet states to boycott OSCE — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Three ex-Soviet states to boycott OSCE — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link The Baltic nations slammed the organization for inviting Russia’s top diplomat to an upcoming summit Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have said they will not attend this week’s meeting of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), condemning Moscow’s expected participation in the event. The three former Soviet countries announced plans to […]

Transwoman footballer mulls lawsuit over opponents’ boycott – media — RT World News

Transwoman footballer mulls lawsuit over opponents’ boycott – media — RT World News

Source link Some female players reportedly feared facing her, after one suffered a knee injury on the pitch A transgender woman in Britain is considering a discrimination lawsuit, after being forced to quit her football club due to a series of refusals by other teams to face her on the field, local media reported on […]