An Iranian vice president warned that any US sanction targeting the foreign minister of Iran would block the road to diplomacy and further lay bare the falsehood of Washington’s calls for negotiations with Tehran.
Russian middle distance runner Kseniya Savina was suspended for 12 years after she was found to have taken a banned substance and then provided false medical documents to avoid sanctions, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Wednesday.
Japan’s transport ministry on Thursday said it had banned flights by Boeing Co’s 737 MAX 8 and 9 aircraft from its airspace, the latest country to do so following the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash that killed 157 people.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Monday that it will maintain its ban on Russian athletes over doping that it imposed in 2015, following a council meeting of top officials in Qatar.
The Japanese government and the ruling coalition plan to include a ban on corporal punishment of children by parents in law revisions following a series of recent child maltreatment cases in the name of discipline, sources close to the matter said on Saturday.