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Canadian opposition party calls for visa bar for anti-gay Russian MPs

15:47 01/10/2013
One of the opposition parties in Canada's federal parliament has called for Russian politicians who backed a recent law that bans 'homosexual propaganda' to be barred from visiting Canada. The New...

Head of Syria's National Olympic Committee refused UK visa

15:48 22/06/2012
The head of Syria's National Olympic Committee, General Mowaffak Joumaa, was refused a UK visa to travel to attend next month's Olympic Games in London. Joumaa is reportedly regarded as a close...