UN keeps Israel, Hamas off children's rights blacklist; raps Israel army

The United Nations on Monday left Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas off its blacklist of states and armed groups that violate children`s rights during conflicts, but criticized Israel over its 2014 military operations.

Britain says 'no justification' for Russian blacklist

Britain said Saturday there was "absolutely no justification" for a Russian travel blacklist which is thought to include nine Britons among 89 barred individuals.

Russia releases 89-name EU travel blacklist

Moscow has released a blacklist of European Union politicians barred from Russia in response to EU sanctions over Crimea and Ukraine, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Friday.

Random blacklisting creates supply-chain problems: Parrikar

 Indiscriminate blacklisting of companies supplying defence products over "small issues" may create supply-chain problems for the armed forces, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said but insisted that "serious crimes" should not go unpunished.

Refund issue: DDA may blacklist defaulting banks

Allaying apprehensions of the unsuccessful applicants of its 'Housing Scheme-2014' who are yet to receive the refund of their deposits, DDA on Friday said that a camp could soon be held at its headquarters for the purpose even as it hinted that the defaulting banks could be "blacklisted".

EU adds 18 Ukrainian separatist groups, individuals to blacklist

The European Union on Thursday added five separatist groups and 13 individuals to a blacklist for their role in Ukraine, this month in rebel-held eastern Ukraine, diplomatic sources said.

Norms to blacklist weapon manufacturing firms eased partially

Norms related to blacklisting of weapon manufacturing firms facing corruption charges have been eased partially as these were affecting country's security preparedness, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday.

No Brazil `blacklist` for new coach Dunga

New Brazil coach Dunga declared on Friday that competence is all that matters to him and added that there is no "blacklist" for players who underperformed at the World Cup.

EU adds 11 people to Ukraine sanctions blacklist

The European Union on Friday slapped a travel ban and asset freeze on 11 people allegedly linked to separatist violence in eastern Ukraine.

Afghan president signs terror law needed to avoid blacklist

Afghan President Hamid Karzai signed a law aimed at curbing the financing of terrorist groups, a government statement said on Thursday.

Cuba rejects US human trafficking blacklist

Cuba dismissed a US report which put the island nation on a blacklist of "human trafficking countries."

EU adds Nigeria`s Boko Haram to blacklisted terror groups

The European Union on Monday announced it has imposed sanctions on Nigeria`s Boko Haram as an al Qaeda-linked terrorist group weeks after it kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls.

Switzerland adds 15 names to Ukraine crisis blacklist

Switzerland announced Friday that it had added the names of 15 top Russian officials and pro-Moscow separatists to a blacklist of individuals seen as prime movers in the Ukraine crisis.

EU puts Nepal airlines on safety blacklist

The European Commission on Thursday put all Nepal airlines on its safety blacklist, banning them from flying to the EU, and said the Philippines, Sudan and Zambia were making improvements.

US blacklists Pakistan-based terrorist leader Bahawal Khan

The United States has blacklisted the new leader of a Pakistan-based group that carried out terrorist attacks in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

US blacklist is blow to ties with Russia: Kremlin

Washington`s publication of a blacklist of 18 Russian officials allegedly connected to the prison death of a Russian lawyer is "a blow" to relations, President Vladimir Putin`s spokesman said on Sunday.

Fearing racism, Scotland Yard bans ‘blacklist’

The computer term whitelist that was used to denote a list of acceptable contacts has also been banned.

‘Blacklist contractors not paying minimum wages’

A parliamentary panel has strongly recommended blacklisting contractors who fail to pay minimum wages to contract labourers.

Canada blacklists Pakistani Taliban

Pakistani Taliban is behind a wave of bombings in Pak and a foiled plot to set off a NY City blast.

Goa compiling blacklist of fake travel, job agents

The Goa government is creating a database of rogue travel and recruitment agents who cheat job seekers by sending them abroad on fake documents and charging them huge amounts, an official said on Friday.