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Taiwanese president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen will visit Haiti on Saturday in an attempt to bolster support in the region after neighboring Dominican Republic broke diplomat...

Taiwanese president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region

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Taiwan president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen visited Haiti on Saturday in an attempt to bolster support in the region after the neighboring Dominican Republic broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan last year....
06:52, 07/14/2019

‘Negative forces’ at work in DR Congo threaten ‘largely peaceful’ relations across Great Lakes region, says outgoing UN envoy The UN’s outgoing Special Envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region on Tuesday said countries there had made “important steps towards durable peace and stability” in the last 20 years, resulting in a region that is now “largely peaceful”....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Taiwanese president-hopeful Terry Gou meets Trump Taiwanese businessman and presidential hopeful Terry Gou has met with US businessman and current President Donald Trump, and received this advice: Being president is a tough job....
06:26, 05/03/2019

Taiwanese Game With Art Insulting China's President That Was Pulled In February Is Still MIA Back in February, the makers of the P.T.-inspired Steam horror game Devotion experienced a haunted house horror story of their own. The game came out, and at first, everything seemed to be going all right—great, even. Reviews were unanimously positiv...
06:26, 05/10/2019

Taiwanese president reportedly wins ruling party's nomination for 2020 election Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan's president, won the Democratic Progressive Party's primary race for the 2020 presidential election, local media reported....
08:00, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong protests give Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen a boost as elections approach The sentiment that has overwhelmed Hong Kong over the China extradition bill in the past weeks has spilled over to neighboring Taiwan, pushing relations with China to the forefront of upcoming general elections....
10:52, 06/21/2019

Strike paralyzes Haiti, protesters demand president’s ouster PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Opposition leaders in Haiti have launched a two-day strike that has paralyzed the country’s capital as protesters demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moise amid corruption allegations. Schools, businesses an...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Strike paralyzes Haiti, protesters demand president's ouster Opposition leaders in Haiti have launched a two-day strike that has paralyzed the country's capital as protesters demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moise amid corruption allegations....
22:39, 06/10/2019

At Least 1 Dead in Haiti as Protesters Demand the Removal of President Jovenel Moise (PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti) — Thousands of protesters denouncing corruption blocked roads and paralyzed much of the Haitian capital Sunday as they demand the removal of President Jovenel Moise. At least one person was reported killed.Demonstrators ...
01:13, 06/10/2019

The economy is strong, but doing little to bolster President Trump's support, survey says The survey indicates that most Americans don't believe they’re personally benefiting from Trump's trade policies.       ...
08:26, 07/02/2019

President Carter honored for China-U.S. relations Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter, who helped set the China-U.S. diplomatic relationship in motion forty years ago, was recognized for his crucial role in an award ceremony on Wednesday. (June 13)        ...
18:13, 06/13/2019

El Salvador president says China relations fully established El Salvador's new president said on Thursday that relations with China were complete and established, giving the strongest signal yet that the small Central American nation will not take up ties again with Taiwan....
05:00, 06/28/2019

Mexican president says he offered friendly relations with Trump in call Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Saturday he spoke with U.S. President Donald Trump, offering him friendly ties and a commitment to dialogue, a day after a deal was reached that avoided tariffs on Mexican goods threatened by the ...
05:26, 06/09/2019

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-governing Kurdish region has elected a new president in a parliamentary vote boycotted by a key opposition party. Former prime minister Nechirvan Barzani will follow his uncle Masoud Barzani in office. The elder B...
16:13, 05/28/2019

Taiwanese same-sex couples wed at vibrant banquet More than 1,000 people have attended a mass wedding banquet in Taiwan's capital to celebrate the marriage of same-sex couples after a landmark decision legalizing the unions....
07:26, 05/26/2019

Spain deports 94 Taiwanese to Beijing for telecom fraud Ninety-four people from Taiwan landed in Beijing on Friday after being deported from Spain as part of a joint operation against telecom fraud launched three years ago, the Chinese police ministry said in a statement....
10:26, 06/07/2019

A New Generation of Chefs Reframes Taiwanese Cuisine in America The island’s cooking used to exist under the vast umbrella of ‘Chinese food’ in the United States. A group of chefs and restaurateurs is changing that....
22:13, 06/11/2019

94 Taiwanese criminal suspects extradited from Spain to Beijing A charter flight carrying 94 Taiwanese criminal suspects arrived in Beijing from Spain on Friday morning, making it the first large-scale extradition from Europe to China, state media reported....
10:52, 06/07/2019

Foxconn Chip Boss Tipped to Be Taiwanese Group's Next Chairman Foxconn is poised to nominate the head of its chip business as chairman to succeed Terry Gou, two people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters...
14:13, 05/13/2019

Taiwanese Baseball Player Graciously Accepts Getting Tagged Out At Home With A Warm Hug Fubon Guardians infielder Lin Yi-Chuan believed that a two-run lead in the bottom of the first was not going to be enough in his team’s Chinese Professional Baseball League game against the Uni-President Lions. So, when his teammate clonked a base hi...
02:26, 05/13/2019

Foxconn's chip boss tipped to be Taiwanese group's next chairman -sources The world's largest contract manufacturer Foxconn is poised to nominate the head of its chip business as chairman to succeed Terry Gou, who plans to run in Taiwan's presidential election, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said....
05:52, 05/13/2019

Foxconn's chip boss tipped to be Taiwanese group's next chairman: sources The world's largest contract manufacturer Foxconn is poised to nominate the head of its chip business as chairman to succeed Terry Gou, who plans to run in Taiwan's presidential election, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said....
06:39, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Foxconn's chip boss tipped to be Taiwanese group's next chairman -sources The world's largest contract manufacturer Foxconn is poised to nominate the head of its chip business as chairman to succeed Terry Gou, who plans to run in Taiwan's presidential election, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said....
08:26, 05/13/2019

Review: ‘The Little Prince’ Travels the Universe but Never Lifts Off Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s beloved novella for BalletX doesn’t elevate the production beyond a story staged as a dance....
22:26, 07/11/2019

Durant travels to Toronto ahead of Games 1, 2 Injured star Kevin Durant is accompanying the Warriors to Toronto for Games 1 and 2, even though he has already been ruled out of Game 1 with a strained calf....
03:26, 05/29/2019

Durant travels with the Warriors to Toronto ahead of finals OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant is traveling with the Golden State Warriors to Toronto for the first two games of the NBA Finals, leaving open the chance he could be ready to return from a strained right calf in time for Game 2. Durant, the two-t...
01:13, 05/29/2019

Mysterious Worlds: Travels to the Faerie and Shamanic Realms There are many accounts of a land of immortality and eternal youth in world myths and legends, as well as shamanic and indigenous spiritual traditions. Mysterious Worlds Writing in his recent work, Sky Shamans of Mongolia, Kevin Turner tells us that ...
21:13, 05/15/2019

UN launches new program to disrupt terrorist fighter travels UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Office of Counter-Terrorism is launching a new program to help countries detect and disrupt travel by foreigners who have fought for extremist groups such as Islamic State and al-Qaida. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Gu...
00:52, 05/08/2019

Germany's AKK travels to Israel in first overseas visit as CDU leader In her first trip outside of Europe as party leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer defended the Iran nuclear deal at a security conference in Israel. She also plans to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for talks....
12:39, 07/01/2019

UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change firsthand WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he’s traveling to three South Pacific island nations to see the effects of climate change firsthand. Speaking in Fiji on Wednesday, the U.N. leader says he wants to lea...
11:39, 05/15/2019

Putin travels to Siberia as floods turn deadly The Irkutsk region has been hit by torrential rains, causing Lake Baikal and the Angara River to burst their banks. At least five people have been killed and hundreds injured....
03:39, 06/30/2019

Chinese-Taiwanese group to make formal decision for Japan Display deal in June: Nikkei A Chinese-Taiwanese investor consortium has told Japan Display Inc that it would make a formal decision whether to invest in the Apple Inc supplier by June 14, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday....
09:39, 05/30/2019

Group travels country to restore true meaning of Memorial Day TUCSON- A group is on a mission to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day. Carry the Load, a non-profit organization, is now a national movement to honor and remember those who have sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. The group is walking a...
06:52, 05/14/2019

IMF mission team travels to Argentina to review economic plan "An IMF team led by Roberto Cardarelli will arrive in Buenos Aires on May 8 in the context of the fourth review of Argentina's economic plan that supports the 36-month Stand-By Agreement," said an IMF spokeswoman. ...
20:26, 05/08/2019

Eduardo Escobar travels to Miami for sons to get green cards Arizona third baseman Eduardo Escobar's late RBI single meant a little more after an emotionally trying cross-country trip to be help his sons get their green cards       ...
15:13, 06/28/2019

UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change effects firsthand Speaking in Fiji, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the Pacific needs stronger international support because climate change is taking place faster than efforts to address it....
23:52, 05/15/2019

Somali villager travels to US to confront army chief he says tried to kill him Farhan Warfaa to give emotional testimony in Virginia courtroom in case that shines light on brutal 21-year reign of Siad BarreHuman rights abuses and atrocities committed in Somalia during the brutal 21-year reign of the dictator Siad Barre will com...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Without Venezuela’s oil, Haiti struggles to keep lights on PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — When her daughter was 4 years old, Jennifer Jean started a small catering business in Bourdon, a lower middle-class district of the Haitian capital. Starting with the occasional wedding or corporate meeting, she grew the ...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Deflections give Haiti 2-0 win over Nicaragua Haiti were the fortuitous beneficiaries of two deflected first half goals then produced a solid second half defensive effort to beat Nicaragua 2-0 at the Gold Cup in Texas on Thursday....
06:26, 06/21/2019

Beto O'Rourke travels across Mexico border, meets with asylum seekers Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke made his first foreign trip as a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination Sunday, traveling over the southwestern border to Mexico....
08:00, 07/01/2019

Arctic fox travels 2,200 miles in 76 days from Norway to Canada — the fastest ever seen The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
01:00, 07/04/2019

Foxconn chairman travels to White House to discuss Wisconsin: source The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States tonight for a meeting in the White House that is believed to be related to an investment in Wisconsin, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter....
15:13, 04/30/2019

British baseball superfan Joey Mellows travels America's ballparks British baseball superfan Joey Mellows has traveled across the United States, visiting 41 ballparks and watching 76 baseball games, satisfying his newfound love for the sport and for American culture....
18:52, 06/28/2019

Mexico outlasts Haiti 1-0 in Gold Cup semifinals Raul Jimenez scored on a penalty kick in the 93rd minute and Mexico ended Haiti's impressive Gold Cup run in the semifinals with a 1-0 victory       ...
09:26, 07/03/2019

Leader or killer? A day with 'Barbecue' in Haiti's capital He's known as Barbecue, an ex-cop suspected in the massacre of dozens of men, women and children in the Haitian capital — and a hero in his neighborhood, followed by crowds of adoring residents who consider him their protector....
09:26, 06/07/2019

Leader or killer? A day with ‘Barbecue’ in Haiti’s capital ‘Barbecue’ is the self-appointed mayor and guardian of a neighborhood of tens of thousands of poor and working-class people in Port-au-Prince — and a suspect in the massacre of dozens of men, women and children in the Haitian capital...
06:39, 06/07/2019

Xhaka happy to host Brighton but rues repeat of Arsenal’s tricky travels Emirates form holds no concerns but the Swiss midfielder fears Burnley away on last day has potential to ‘kill’ seasonIf there had not been such a strange discrepancy between Arsenal’s home and away performances this season, there would be no pressur...
04:26, 05/05/2019

Arctic fox travels record-setting 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
23:26, 07/02/2019

Exiled doughnut-loving bear travels thousands of miles to return home A doughnut-loving bear whose life was spared by New Hampshire governor Chris Sununu two years ago has made an incredible journey home after being relocated last June....
19:26, 05/22/2019

Will Fed Rate Cuts Bolster Job Growth? Corporations slowed hiring in May amid concerns over the drawn-out trade war with China. Are Fed rate cuts the impetus that can galvanize employment?...
13:52, 06/17/2019

Thousands in Haiti renew protests, clash with police PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Thousands of protesters in Haiti demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse have clashed with police as some tried to storm barriers at the National Palace and others took shelter while heavy gunfire echoed in n...
01:52, 06/14/2019

Oxfam criticized by UK regulator over Haiti sex abuse scandal British charity Oxfam failed in its response to allegations of sexual abuse by aid workers in Haiti, tolerated poor behavior and broke promises to meet safeguarding standards, a report by the UK charities' regulator said on Tuesday....
15:39, 06/11/2019

Haiti beats Canada, reaches Gold Cup semifinals HOUSTON (AP) — Haiti reached the semifinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup for the first time, overcoming a two-goal deficit to beat Canada 3-2 on Saturday night. The 101st-ranked Haitians will play Mexico or Costa Rica on Tuesday at Glendale, Arizona. Jon...
06:13, 06/30/2019

Journalists in Haiti demand protection after reporter killed Attacks against journalists in Haiti are escalating, and the slaying of a radio reporter has prompted media organizations to renew demands that police protect them and give them space to work....
22:52, 06/11/2019

Charity watchdog condemns Oxfam for Haiti behavior LONDON (AP) — England’s charity watchdog has condemned Oxfam for having a “culture of poor behavior,” in connection with the sexual misconduct scandal involving workers in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake. The Charity Commission ...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture and computers to block the ratification of interim Prime Minister Jean-Michel Lapin. Dozens of prote...
03:26, 05/31/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Foxconn chairman travels to White House to discuss Wisconsin -source The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States on Tuesday for a meeting in the White House that is believed to be related to an investment in Wisconsin, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter....
15:39, 04/30/2019

Kushner travels to Middle East to drum up support for Israeli-Palestinian peace plan White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has gone abroad to the Middle East in an effort to drum up support from regional leaders for his yet-to-be-unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan....
21:13, 05/28/2019

Tweak to U.S. payment to banks may bolster Fed's credibility A small cut to an interest rate little known beyond Wall Street could lead to a big payoff for the Federal Reserve's most important asset: its credibility....
00:26, 05/03/2019

Boeing CEO tries to bolster shareholder confidence after 737 MAX crashes Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg tried to bolster shareholder confidence in the company on Monday in his first general meeting since two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX triggered the jet's grounding, lawsuits and investigations....
17:39, 04/29/2019

Bolster Your Home Security With This New Alexa Feature We normally bring up AI assistants and smart speakers in the context of keeping your conversations and home life separate from the vigilant ears of these digital helpers (and those who may be listening in) but it turns out, they can serve as security...
04:39, 05/15/2019

Mexico beats Haiti in front of thousands of Arizonans in Glendale GLENDALE, AZ  – Haiti’s amazing Cinderella run in the Gold Cup came to an end as Mexico knocked off the Caribbean nation with a 1-0 win that went into extra time.  Raul Jimenez punched in a penalty kick in the third minute of the first ex...
09:39, 07/03/2019

Canada get timely reminder from World Cup ahead of Haiti clash Canadian coach John Herdman said his squad will go into Saturday's Gold Cup quarter-final against Haiti with a fresh reminder at how thin the margins can be after watching their female counterparts fall at the women's World Cup....
05:00, 06/28/2019

2 deaths as protesters burn tires, block roads in Haiti Protesters denouncing corruption blocked roads and paralyzed much of Haiti’s capital as they demanded the removal of President Jovenel Moise, while police reported two people killed and five injured...
04:52, 06/10/2019

Amid crisis, Haiti fights to save oil used in fine perfumes LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — High in the Haitian hillsides, men gather roots to produce an essential oil used in fine perfumes ranging from Chanel to Guerlain. In the poorest country of the Western Hemisphere, this is ground zero for a multimillion-dollar...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Two deaths as protesters burn tires, block roads in Haiti PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Protesters denouncing corruption blocked roads and paralyzed much of Haiti’s capital Sunday as they demanded the removal of President Jovenel Moise, while police reported two people killed and five injured. Demonstrators burne...
19:13, 06/10/2019

Why a Venezuelan Oil Program Is Fueling Massive Street Protests in Haiti For more than four months, Haitians have been taking to the streets to demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse amid allegations he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars of government funds earmarked for badly needed social program...
19:52, 06/24/2019

Under pressure, Boeing CEO seeks to bolster confidence after 737 MAX crashes Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg sought to bolster shareholder confidence in the company on Monday in his first general meeting since two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX triggered the jet's grounding, lawsuits and investigations....
18:52, 04/29/2019

Bolster your retirement: Treat savings like a line on your budget Saving for your retirement is not technically an expense. But if you treat it that way, you’re much more likely to do it.        ...
14:26, 05/03/2019

Record Low Inflation Expectations Bolster U.S. Government Bonds Treasury prices are rising again Friday, with the 10-year yield briefly falling below 2.08% amid an inflation sentiment reading that touched a record low....
00:39, 06/15/2019

At US-Mexico border, migrants from Africa, Haiti wait to seek asylum Hundreds of Africans have amassed at the U.S.-Mexican border at Nuevo Laredo without Spanish-language skills or much money to survive.        ...
04:52, 06/05/2019

Anti-corruption protesters, burn tires, block roads in Haiti PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Thousands of protesters denouncing corruption have paralyzed much of the Haitian capital as they demand the removal of President Jovenel Moise. Demonstrators burned tires and threw stones during Sunday’s march in Po...
20:39, 06/09/2019

Haiti: Anti-corruption protesters burn tires, block roads Thousands of demonstrators denouncing corruption have called for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise in further protests over alleged misuse of funds. He formerly headed a firm under scrutiny by state auditors....
05:13, 06/10/2019

Mexico overcome Haiti in extra time to reach Gold Cup final Mexico moved into the Gold Cup final on Tuesday with a 1-0 win over Haiti but they needed a penalty in extra time to beat the unfancied Caribbean outfit....
14:00, 07/03/2019

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it nothing more than a “Democrat talking point,” while offering his own digs at the 94-year-old...
19:52, 06/29/2019

Fed's Brainard says risks bolster argument for lower-than-expected rates Policymakers have to shift down their future interest rate expectations because of growing risks to the U.S. economy, a Federal Reserve official said on Friday in remarks that reinforce expectations that the central bank could cut rates soon....
20:39, 06/21/2019

Researchers seek new hemp varieties to bolster Florida program Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week signed a bill to create a state hemp program, and there's new urgency to find varieties of the crop that can grow well in the state's subtropical environment....
10:52, 06/27/2019

Chia Network creates a $100,000 contest to bolster its cryptocurrency platform Chia Network is launching a $100,000 contest with prizes for developers who use its Proof of Space method to create a more efficient cryptocurrency.Read More...
21:00, 07/09/2019

Harris, Gillibrand offer plans to bolster maternal care WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Democratic women running for president unveiled plans Wednesday to improve maternal health care, with Sen. Kamala Harris reintroducing a bill aimed at addressing racial disparities in childbirth care and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand ...
17:39, 05/22/2019

France's Le Maire says 'essential' to bolster Renault-Nissan alliance French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was vital that Renault and Nissan Motor strengthen their alliance as the auto industry undergoes rapid change in the areas of electric and connected vehicles....
16:00, 06/09/2019

Yankees’ trade options to bolster a bullpen they’ll need stacked for postseason Pop quiz, hot shots: Name the last team to win the World Series while posting an inferior starting pitchers’ ERA to the losing team. That would be the 2014 Giants, who outlasted the Royals in seven games while tallying a 5.29 starters’ ERA to the Roy...
15:52, 06/13/2019

Microsoft acquires Drawbridge to bolster LinkedIn's marketing platform Microsoft plans to use Drawbridge's digital identty management technology, which uses machine-learning techniques, to grow LinkedIn's Marketing Solutions product....
01:52, 05/29/2019

Apple’s quiet CryptoKit launch could bolster blockchain on iPhones A new developer framework will give Apple's developers the ability to create encryption keys and store them in the Secure Enclaves of its devices.Read More...
19:26, 06/07/2019

Trump signs humanitarian aid package to bolster migrant care WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $4.6 billion aid package to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Many Democratic lawmakers were hoping for more. They wanted st...
01:13, 07/02/2019

France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan: AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co, Agence France Press (AFP) reported on Saturday....
09:39, 06/08/2019

Permission to intrude: hiring hackers to bolster cyber defences It’s no news that data breaches and cyberattacks are on the rise, with hacks becoming increasingly sophisticated. Businesses are struggling to keep up with rapidly shifting cybercriminal motivations, tactics and appetites for destruction. ...
11:26, 05/21/2019

US releases photos to bolster claim Iran attacked tankers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is releasing new photos that officials say show that members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard were responsible for attacks last week on two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf. The military says the photos taken from a...
23:39, 06/17/2019

UN agencies call for action to bolster rights of Europe’s stateless children United Nations agencies are calling on States and regional organizations across Europe to take urgent action to ensure that thousands of currently stateless children are given the support and protection they deserve.  ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-France's Le Maire says 'essential' to bolster Renault-Nissan alliance French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was vital that Renault and Nissan Motor strengthen their alliance as the auto industry undergoes rapid change in the areas of electric and connected vehicles....
18:26, 06/09/2019

Mexico must bolster southern border to address migration: foreign minister Mexico must expand migration facilities on its southern border with Guatemala to ensure it makes a success of a deal struck last week with the United States to reduce migrant flows, Mexico's foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday....
15:39, 06/11/2019

Applied Materials to buy Japan's Kokusai to bolster memory chip business U.S. chip gear maker Applied Materials Inc on Monday agreed to buy Japanese peer Kokusai Electric for $2.2 billion from KKR & Co Inc , as it bets on rising demand for memory chips used in data centers, 5G phones and AI-powered devices....
19:39, 07/01/2019

Stacey Abrams’s next move could bolster Democrats in Georgia — and her own political fortunes The former gubernatorial candidate has vowed to use her star power to increase voter access to elections, possibly changing the playing field for Democrats in her home state and beyond....
15:13, 05/02/2019

AP Source: Seahawks bolster pass rush adding Ezekiel Ansah RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks are addressing one of their biggest offseason needs as veteran defensive end Ezekiel Ansah has agreed to a one-year deal with the team, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke to Th...
09:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , Agence France Press (AFP) reported https://www.afp.com/en/news/717/france-ready-cut-renaul...
09:26, 06/08/2019

Amazon researchers bolster Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge In a newly published paper and accompanying blog post, researchers at Amazon describe a method of quickly adapting AI models to new dialects.Read More...
20:52, 06/11/2019

Trump signs $4.6B aid package to bolster migrant care at U.S.-Mexico border Many Democratic lawmakers were hoping for more. They wanted stronger protections for how migrants are treated at holding facilities and to make it easier for lawmakers to make snap visits....
03:13, 07/02/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks bolster Saudi, financials drag Abu Dhabi Saudi Arabia's stock market rose sharply for the fourth session on Tuesday, boosted mainly by its banking shares on expectations of further capital inflows, while Abu Dhabi was weighed down by financials. The Saudi index was up 1.6% with all its ...
16:00, 06/11/2019

British Charity Commission: Oxfam GB failed to report sex abuse after 2010 Haiti quake British regulators said in a report Tuesday that humanitarian organization Oxfam GB failed to disclose cases of child abuse involving its workers in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake....
23:26, 06/12/2019

Haiti vs Mexico live stream: how to watch the Gold Cup 2019 semi-final online from anywhere Having pulled off a series of shocks to reach the final four of the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019, could Haiti contrive their biggest soccer surprise yet by beating the tournament favorites Mexico? Regardless of where you are on the planet, our Haiti vs Mex...
06:26, 07/03/2019

Protests, violence in Haiti prompts international call for ‘realistic and lasting solutions’ to crisis Opposition-led protests in Haiti calling for the president to step down, which sparked violence last week, have prompted a group of senior diplomats, included the top UN official there, to issue a statement deploring the loss of life and calling for ...
18:52, 04/28/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks bolster Saudi; most major Gulf markets mixed Saudi Arabia's stock market rose on Wednesday buoyed by its banking stocks recovering from recent losses, while major Gulf markets were mixed in subdued trading....
12:39, 05/15/2019

E3 2019: Ubisoft's Uplay plus will bolster Google Stadia with 100+ video games Ubisoft will bring a new Uplay Plus subscription service to Google Stadia in 2020. More than 100 PC video games such as 'Ghost Recon' can be streamed.       ...
13:39, 06/11/2019

Mahindra Eyes Another Plant In Michigan To Bolster Bid For Postal Service Vehicle Contract Mahindra is looking to add an additional factory to its arsenal in Michigan, and is scouting locations in Detroit, Oakland County and Genesee County are under consideration. In addition to the current Roxor off road vehicle, which has been built in t...
21:39, 05/04/2019

Advocates demand de Blasio bolster Vision Zero amid rise in traffic deaths With traffic deaths on the rise, safe-street advocates gathered outside City Hall Tuesday to demand Mayor de Blasio bolster his Vision Zero program. There have been 64 traffic deaths this year — up 10 percent from 58 during the same period last year,...
06:13, 05/08/2019

What Zelensky's win will mean for relations with Russia Ukrainians overwhelmingly threw their support behind a political newcomer, actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, to become the country's next President. After popping the champagne, he faces some serious tasks....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping and development”, urging all concerned parties to...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in strengthening political stability and good governance. The Office, named BINUH, will replace the 15-year...
23:52, 06/25/2019

Dallas Cowboys bolster depth after Amari Cooper trade meant no first-rounder in NFL draft How the 2019 NFL draft played out lent further credibility to the Dallas Cowboys' blockbuster trade for Amari Cooper.        ...
01:26, 04/29/2019

How to Reset U.S.-Russian Relations Today For thirty years, since the end of the Cold War, U.S. policy toward Russia has been going in circles with the relationship getting worse as different U.S. administrations came and went. Today, the U.S.-Russian relationship is at the lowest point sinc...
21:39, 06/20/2019

Analysis: US- Iran relations need calm Escalating tensions between the United States and Iran posing "a pretty dangerous situation," says former U.S. Diplomat Christopher Hill. "There certainly is a lot of room for miscalculation," he says. (June 18)        ...
01:26, 06/19/2019

A new era brings new challenges to automaker-supplier relations As vehicle technology grows more complex, the electrical and electronics purchasing area is becoming a new sore spot in supplier and automaker relations....
07:13, 06/17/2019

US-China relations near new low amid trade battle WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and China have gone through rough patches before but U.S.-Chinese relations may be testing a new low. The world’s two biggest economies are engaged in the bitterest trade war since the 1930s. President Donald Trump mo...
09:52, 05/11/2019

Risk of a miscalculation in US-Iran relations is 'overstated' America's response to the drone shootdown has been "very moderate" given the potential for "more robust military action," says Scott Nations of NationsShares....
11:13, 06/25/2019

How de-risking US-Iran relations could help US-China talks Kingsley Jones of Jevons Global explains why he says it would make "enormous sense" for the U.S. to de-risk the Middle East conflict if it wants to reach an energy deal with Beijing....
17:00, 06/24/2019

The Latest: Guaidó asks for relations with US military The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó says he's instructed his political envoy in Washington to immediately open relations with the U.S. military....
22:00, 05/11/2019

Russia needs to change its behavior for better relations: UK PM May's spokeswoman Britain's relationship with Russia can only change when Moscow changes its behavior, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokeswoman said on Thursday, after President Vladimir Putin said he hoped for better relations under her successor....
17:26, 06/06/2019

Kenyan court to rule on decriminalization of same-sex relations NAIROBI, Kenya — On the eve of what could be a landmark ruling in Kenya on whether same-sex relations are crimes, gay rights activist and gospel singer Joji Baro says he has no intention of returning home to the East African country. No matter that f...
21:26, 05/23/2019

Venezuela's Guaido asks for relations with US military Opposition leader Juan Guaido's move marks one of his strongest public pleas yet for greater U.S. involvement in Venezuela's fast-escalating crisis....
13:39, 05/12/2019

Georgia Stages Protests While Its Relations With Russia Are in a Tailspin The latest demonstrations followed a decision by President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia to cancel all flights from Russia to Georgia starting on July 8....
04:26, 06/23/2019

"Don't Know Much About Balakot Strikes, Indo-Pak Relations": Sunny Deol Bollywood actor Sunny Deol might have been very vocal about his sentiments about Pakistan in reel life but in real life the case is quite different. Unlike other politicians, who never miss a chance......
04:52, 05/07/2019

Shouldn't Let "Minor Speed Bumps" Come In Way Of Relations With US: Envoy Hopeful that India and the United States will find a "mutually satisfactory" solution to their bilateral differences, the Indian Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla said that the two countries......
20:52, 07/12/2019

Relations between Brazil lawmakers, government improve: survey Relations between Brazilian lawmakers and the government are improving, a survey showed on Friday, boosting the chances that the Congress will approve pension reform that is President Jair Bolsonaro's main economic reform plan....
20:13, 06/28/2019

Germany keen to strengthen relations with Latin America German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has told DW that he wants to boost ties with countries in Latin America. His comments come ahead of a Latin America conference in Berlin at the end of May....
13:52, 05/24/2019

Putin: Skripal attack should not affect UK-Russia relations Russian president says the Salisbury poisonings are not worth ‘all this fuss’Vladimir Putin has said ahead of his meeting with Theresa May at the G20 summit in Japan that relations between Britain and Russia should not suffer because of last year’s n...
01:52, 06/28/2019

U.S., Russia diplomats meet in Helsinki to discuss relations Senior U.S. diplomat David Hale met with Russia's deputy foreign minister, Sergei Ryabkov, in Helsinki on Wednesday to discuss U.S.-Russian relations, the State Department said, amid tensions between the two countries over a range of issues....
01:39, 07/11/2019

Rams win Rozelle Award for public relations performance The Los Angeles Rams public relations staff has been selected as the 2019 Pete Rozelle Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America        ...
20:52, 06/07/2019

Donald Trump Says Relations With Emmanuel Macron 'Outstanding' The smiles and warm handshakes were back between Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Thursday as they met in northern France, a sharp turnaround from a bad-tempered meeting last......
00:26, 06/07/2019

Pompeo to meet with Putin, striving against odds for better relations Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the Russian president will talk on Tuesday, but little movement is expected on the core issues dividing their countries....
23:39, 05/13/2019

Philippines normalizing Canada relations after garbage dispute There is no word yet on a return to Canada of the Philippine ambassador or consuls general, who were withdrawn until Canada took back a big load of garbage that had been festering in Philippine ports....
21:00, 06/06/2019

Relations With India "Organic", Says Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, on a visit to China, has described her country's ties with India and engagements with New Delhi as "organic", saying it is "beyond a few billions of dollars of......
05:00, 07/04/2019

Chinese envoy says Canada-China relations have hit ‘rock bottom’ The remarks come at a time of heightened tensions following the December arrest of Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on an extradition request by the United States....
07:26, 05/24/2019

Canada needs to keep Kovrig, Spavor at forefront of China relations, former detainee says Kevin Garratt spoke with Mercedes Stephenson on this week's episode of The West Block to share his experience and offer some advice to Canadian officials about next steps. ...
20:00, 05/19/2019

Fraught Franco-Italian relations a roadblock risk for Renault-FCA Fiat Chrysler's proposed $35 billion merger with Renault has cheered investors, won conditional support from Paris and Rome and even earned cautious backing from trade unions....
20:00, 05/29/2019

Guaido seeks relations with US military in attempt to take power in Venezuela Opposition leader asks aide to meet US Southern CommandTrump administration has not counted out military actionVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday said he has instructed his political envoy in Washington to immediately open relations...
00:39, 05/12/2019

Trump Says Relations With China Are ‘Right Back on Track’ After Trade War Talks at G20 (OSAKA, Japan) — President Donald Trump declared relations with China were “right back on track” after he and President Xi Jinping sought Saturday to de-escalate a prolonged trade war between the economic powerhouses despite doubts ...
10:00, 06/29/2019

Japan, China agree to boost relations ahead of Xi visit TOKYO (AP) — Japan and China have agreed to boost their relations ahead of a planned visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Japan in June, his first since coming to power in 2013. China’s top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, told Prime Minister Shinzo ...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor relations board says Drivers of ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's were independent contractors and not its employees, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board said in a memo....
23:13, 05/14/2019

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping talk Russia-China relations The Russian and Chinese leaders are set to once again meet at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum after having cozied up repeatedly in recent years. Miodrag Soric reports from Moscow....
02:39, 06/05/2019

Rights group cheers Bhutan’s move to legalize gay relations NEW DELHI (AP) — A global rights group has welcomed Bhutan’s move toward becoming the latest South Asian nation to decriminalize homosexuality. The tiny Himalayan kingdom’s lower house of Parliament voted overwhelmingly on Friday to repea...
16:39, 06/09/2019

Russian missile delivery to Turkey strains ally's relations with US First S-400 parts delivered to military base outside Ankara as Washington considers sanctionsThe first batch of a Russian S-400 missile defence system has arrived in Turkey, a development likely to anger the US and put the struggling Turkish economy ...
16:13, 07/12/2019

US-India relations tense as Pompeo meets Modi in New Delhi The US and India are trying to deepen their ties in the face of multiple security challenges in the "Indo-Pacific" region. But New Delhi faces the tough task of balancing India's security and economic interests....
21:00, 06/26/2019

Pompeo aiming to improve Russia relations during Sochi meeting Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday in the sunny Black Sea resort of Sochi that they were prepared to improve relations and find areas of mutual cooperation. Lavrov told the top US diplomat — who als...
20:52, 05/14/2019

UN opens new political mission for Haiti, ending 15-year peacekeeping mission The United Nations Security Council will establish an office in Haiti to support the country's government and increase stability, replacing the 15-year peacekeeping mission....
01:00, 06/27/2019

US seizes North Korean ship amid tense moment in relations The U.S. said Thursday it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that was used to violate international sanctions, a first-of-its kind enforcement action that comes tense moment in relations between the two countries....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers Saudi rights bill The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation on Wednesday punishing Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sales....
21:39, 07/10/2019

Austria video 'a trap' to sour relations with Moscow, Russian media say Austria's far-right vice chancellor, who quit after apparent dodgy dealings with a bogus Russian investor, was "a promising politician," said one Russian newspaper. Another hit out at the West's "blame Russia" rhetoric....
00:26, 05/20/2019

Trump, May hail U.S.-British relations amid large-scale protests U.S. President Donald Trump met with British Prime Minister Theresa May Tuesday -- and mass protests in London -- on the second of his three-day official state visit....
13:52, 06/04/2019

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers bill on Saudi rights The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
16:52, 07/10/2019

Futures Now: Crude oil crushed from Iran relations, 'fundamental weakness' globally "Futures Now" Scott Nations of NationsShares and Jim Iuorio of TJM Institutional Services joins CNBC's Seema Mody to discuss crude oil's 3% intraday decline....
01:39, 07/03/2019

South Korea leader says Trump-Kim meeting marked 'end of hostile relations' South Korean President Moon Jae In said Tuesday that this weekend's meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was the "start of an era of peace."...
01:13, 07/03/2019

"Support Pak, India In Improving Relations": Xi Jinping Tells Imran Khan Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday offered Beijing's support for Pakistan and India to improve their strained relations during his meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan in Bishkek, China's state-run......
18:26, 06/14/2019

Railways To Hire Public Relations Experts, Woo Social Media Influencers A team of private public relations professionals will soon drive the railways' publicity campaign both at the Union ministry in the national capital as well as in each of its zones, with the national......
08:39, 06/16/2019

UK new car sales: what is each region buying? BMW's big in Yorkshire, while Ford reigns in the East. But the numbers don't always tell the whole story The Scots love Vauxhall but don’t buy a lot of Mercedes'. Volvo and BMW are both phenomenally popular in Yorkshire and Humber but they’re not f...
01:39, 05/14/2019

Moves to create a Kosovo army have ‘deteriorated relations’ with Serbia: UN peacekeeping chief The decision by Kosovo’s parliament to form a national army was described by the UN Peacekeeping chief on Monday as having “further deteriorated relations between Belgrade and Pristina,” which, he said, have been strained for some time....
02:39, 04/29/2019

Canada-U.S. opioid plan helps rebuild relations frayed from trade talks The ranking U.S. diplomat on drug enforcement policy is to visit Ottawa in July to kick-start a fresh round of co-operation between the two countries on tackling the opioid crisis....
19:13, 06/29/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls at open as investors fret over U.S.-China trade relations Canada's main stock index broadly slipped at the open on Wednesday, as investors dumped riskier assets on worries over a prolonged U.S.-China trade war....
16:26, 05/22/2019

EKU Softball Places Three on All-Region Team EKU Athletics RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University softball team had three players named to the 2019 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Region Team. Senior Destinee Lizzmore, sophomore Sammi Miller and senior Hannah Clark a...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah says U.S.-Iran war in region unlikely Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Friday that a regional war between Washington and Tehran had become unlikely as the United States knows it would pay a heavy price....
23:39, 05/31/2019

Ruling Italian coalition reaches deal over public tenders, in sign of improved relations Italy's ruling parties, the League and 5-Star Movement, reached a deal on Tuesday over an overhaul of convoluted public tender rules in a sign that the coalition government is finally overcoming weeks of infighting....
21:13, 06/04/2019

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sales....
19:13, 07/10/2019

Putin hopes G20 Summit meeting with Theresa May can help repair relations after Salisbury novichok poisoning Vladimir Putin has said he believes his meeting with Theresa May at the G20 summit this week could help repair relations after the poisoning of a former Russian spy on British soil....
00:52, 06/28/2019

North Korea requested US send 'famous basketball players' to normalize relations: report North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un reportedly requested the U.S. send “famous basketball players” to the Hermit Kingdom in an effort to normalize the relationship between the two countries....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Any conflict in region could spread: Iran general Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably, a senior Iranian military commander was cited as saying on Sunday, by the semi-official news agency Fars....
08:39, 06/23/2019

Iran says US 'hostile policies' dangerous for the region President Trump's plan to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East is "extremely dangerous" for peace in the region, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif....
23:26, 05/25/2019

Google opens second Japan cloud region Located in Osaka and part of the company's US$47 billion global investment, Google's latest cloud region is the second in Japan and seventh in Asia-Pacific, and supports a clientele that includes Asahi Group, Sharp, Yamaha, and Mercari....
08:39, 05/15/2019

EKU’S Aaron Ochsenbein Chosen First Team All-Region RICHMOND, Ky. – Former Eastern Kentucky University closer Aaron Ochsenbein was selected to the 2019 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings NCAA Division I South All-Region First Team, the organization announced on Wednesday. The Lexin...
06:13, 06/13/2019

Beautiful Paintings Of Pokemon's Kanto Region Games artist Simone Mändl has been doing a big series of paintings all about Pokemon. Specifically, the landscapes (and cityscapes) of the Kanto region....
04:52, 07/02/2019

Ethiopia: 37 killed in another region after coup attempt ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — An Ethiopian governor says 37 people were killed in an attack Sunday in Ethiopia’s Benishangul-Gumuz region. Benishangul-Gumuz borders the Amhara region, where authorities foiled a deadly attempt to oust the regiona...
17:26, 06/26/2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield leaks ahead of Pokemon Direct? 'Galar forms' to bolster new game? There are a good number of Pokemon Sword and Shield rumours floating around today - some more viable than others. Here's what we think of what we've seen so far....
16:13, 06/04/2019

Female African coders ‘on the front-line of the battle’ to change gender power relations: UN chief Young female African coders are “on the front-line” of the battle to change traditionally male power relations and bring about a more equitable balance between men and women, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said during his visit to Ethiopia to ...
18:39, 04/28/2019

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum....
20:39, 06/28/2019

Gun homicides have dropped dramatically in this American region. What happened? Gun homicides nationwide have barely declined, but in California’s Bay Area they’re down 30%. In a year-long series, the Guardian investigates the initiatives that are saving lives in an area scarred by rising inequality and gentrificationWant the la...
07:26, 06/04/2019

Ecuador cracks down on illegal miners in northern region Ecuador on Tuesday mobilized hundreds of soldiers and police to a mountainous area to confront illegal mining and organized crime that have fueled violence in the north of the country, the interior minister said....
22:39, 07/02/2019

Dutch Groningen region hit by 3.4 magnitude earthquake -KNMI A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Dutch region of Groningen, home of one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
07:13, 05/22/2019

Iran Prepared to Defend Itself After U.S. Sends Troops to Region Iran would be prepared to respond to a possible confrontation with the U.S. after the Trump administration dispatched troops to the region and arranged the sale of billions of dollars in weapons to its Arab allies....
03:13, 05/26/2019

City of London to become first UK region with 15mph speed limit News 28 May, 2019 The City of London Corporation’s Court of Common Council has voted to implement a 15mph speed limit across the Square Mile...
18:39, 05/28/2019

HTC U11 receives tardy Android Pie update as promised, at least in one region Yes, HTC is still alive (barely) and kicking (occasionally), with its focus on blockchain smartphone technology only growing (for some reason) and a 5G-capable device (that's not a phone) up for pre-order in the US ahead of a Sprint-exclusive May 31 ...
15:52, 05/27/2019

Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools When Eyub Mohamad was a boy, security forces beat his father into paralysis. His offence was typing leaflets in Kurdish, banned under Syria’s ruling Baath party. Mohamad, with his family, fed and bathed his father for years. Wary of the typewriter th...
23:13, 05/06/2019

US warns China, Russia against aggression in Arctic region Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. will compete for influence in the Arctic and will counter attempts to make the Arctic the strategic preserve of any one or two nations...
17:52, 05/06/2019

Is Pakistan's war-ravaged northwestern region turning against the military? Pakistan's military has accused a Pashtun civil rights movement of destabilizing the country at Afghanistan's behest. Rights groups say that the movement is being targeted for opposing military policy in Pashtun lands....
21:00, 05/07/2019

Fire breaks out on gas pipeline in Russia's Urals region A fire broke out on a major gas pipeline in the Urals region of Russia, Interfax news agency reported on Monday, citing an unnamed source in the emergency services....
22:00, 05/06/2019

Russia 'revolted' by Kosovan raid on Serbian region An armed police raid saw tensions flare between Serbia and Kosovo, where a fragile peace has repeatedly come under strain since Kosovo declared independence....
05:52, 05/29/2019

China's Xi says the Gulf region stands at 'crossroads of war and peace' Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday that the Gulf region is in a very sensitive situation following increased tensions between Iran and the United States....
05:13, 06/28/2019

| Egypt blackface sketch spotlights racism in region An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what experts say is a deeper racism problem in the region....
01:26, 05/20/2019

Oil workers reveal a Venezuelan region crumbling despite its resources Venezuela oil workers say that the money intended to maintain PDVSA's equipment ended up elsewhere. They point to the thick layer of polluting oil sludge blanketing the shoreline of evidence of neglect....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Putin says US military action against Iran would be a ‘catastrophe for the region’ Russia’s President Vladimir Putin warned the U.S.  Thursday not to take military action against Iran following the recent downing of an American drone and attacks on oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz....
02:26, 06/21/2019

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn't seeking war in region Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the kingdom isn't seeking war in the region, but won't hesitate to deal with any threats to its people and vital interests....
09:13, 06/16/2019

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region Iran has shot down a U.S. drone which the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday was flying over southern Iran, raising fears that a major military confrontation could erupt between Tehran and Washington....
10:39, 06/20/2019

Dutch Groningen region hit by 3.4 magnitude earthquake: KNMI A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Dutch region of Groningen, home of one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
07:26, 05/22/2019

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn’t seeking war in region Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the kingdom isn’t seeking war in the region, but won’t hesitate to deal with any threats to its people and vital interests...
09:13, 06/16/2019

Wildfires sweep across Israel as heatwave grips region JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police have ordered the evacuation of several communities in southern and central Israel as wildfires rage amid a major heatwave. Firefighters battled brushfires Thursday along the Gaza boundary, as well as near the country&#...
17:13, 05/23/2019

Undiscovered Italy: The Strange and Splendid Carso Region In this string of small towns near the border with Slovenia, you’ll find a magnetic mishmash of cultures and culinary attractions from Habsburg-era castles to country taverns where the wine flows freely....
21:00, 06/20/2019

Yemen’s Civil War Is Spilling Deeper Into the Gulf Region Yemen’s four-year civil war is spilling deeper into the oil-rich Persian Gulf region. Saudi Arabia, with its Sunni majority, intervened to support the government of President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi; Iran, which has a Shiite majority, aids the Houthi ...
21:13, 05/20/2019

Washington region’s cybersecurity sector continues to heat up FireEye and TruShield Security Solutions are capitalizing on a massive national shortage of cybersecurity professionals and a growing demand for cyberdefense services across nearly every industry....
02:39, 06/03/2019

Turkey says killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region Turkey killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region on Sunday in retaliation for an attack that killed a Turkish soldier, the Turkish Defence Ministry said on Tuesday....
13:00, 06/11/2019

EU may ease regulations on food from Japan's nuclear disaster region The European Union proposed on Thursday easing restrictions on imports of some food from Japanese regions hit by the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, Japanese officials said....
11:00, 06/27/2019

As Venezuela tensions mount, U.S. to deploy hospital ship to region As tensions with Venezuela mount, the United States is planning to announce on Tuesday the deployment of a military hospital ship to the region, U.S. officials say, in the latest sign of the Pentagon's limited, and targeted, involvement in the crisis...
18:39, 05/07/2019

India Welcomes ASEAN's Outlook On Indo-Pacific Region Welcoming ASEAN's outlook on the Indo-Pacific, India said on Wednesday that it sees important elements of convergence with its own perspective on the region....
11:26, 06/27/2019

Cameroon opposition leader released after abduction in Anglophone region The leader of one of Cameroon's main opposition parties was released by his captors on Saturday after being abducted by unidentified gunmen in the country's restive Anglophone region a day earlier, his party said....
03:52, 06/30/2019

U.S. rejects interference by non-Arctic countries in polar region: official The United States rejects attempts by countries, like China, that are not members of the eight-nation Arctic Council, to claim a role in crafting policies governing the polar region, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday before a meeting of the gro...
01:52, 05/03/2019

Iran's Guards kill two militants in northwestern region: Fars Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards killed two members of an "anti-revolutionary terrorist" group in a security operation in the northwest of the country, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Tuesday....
18:52, 07/02/2019

Iran's recession is driving a growth slowdown among region's oil exporters, IMF says U.S. sanctions on Iran, oil production cuts and tighter fiscal conditions have all led to lower growth forecasts for the region's crude producers, the IMF reported Monday....
17:13, 04/29/2019

Fire breaks out on gas pipeline in Russia's Urals region- Interfax A fire broke out on a major gas pipeline in the Urals region of Russia, Interfax news agency reported on Monday, citing an unnamed source in the emergency services....
20:26, 05/06/2019

Ethiopia hunts for plotter of failed coup in Amhara region ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian security is hunting for the leader of the failed coup in the northern Amhara region where security is tight, as well as in the capital, Addis Ababa. An internet shutdown remains in force across the country, foll...
13:13, 06/24/2019

UNESCO declares Erzgebirge region a World Heritage Site UN officials have granted protected status to the Erzgebirge region (The Ore Mountains) on the German-Czech border. The water management system in Augsburg was also declared a World Heritage Site at the Baku session....
19:52, 07/06/2019

Why the Asia-Pacific region is high on Dell Technologies' radar Advancements in innovations such as 5G, robotics and automation, and autonomous vehicles has made the region one to watch for global companies, Dell Technologies' president of Asia Pacific & Japan, Global Digital Cities has said....
03:39, 07/16/2019

Ethiopia faces more conflict with ethnic group's push for region Ethiopia's destabilizing regional frictions may worsen this month if the small Sidama ethnic group carries out a threat to unilaterally declare a new semi-autonomous region in defiance of the federal government, a global think-tank said on Thursday....
18:00, 07/04/2019

U.S. to sell 34 surveillance drones to allies in South China Sea region The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four U.S. allies in the South China Sea region as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Washington will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia....
00:26, 06/04/2019

In historic shift, Vatican to consider married priests for Amazon region A Vatican document on Monday said the Church should consider ordaining older married men as priests in remote areas of the Amazon, a historic shift which some say could pave the way for their use in other areas where clergy are scarce....
20:13, 06/17/2019

Magnitude 3.4 quake hits gas field region of north Netherlands A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the north Dutch region of Groningen, home to one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
09:52, 05/22/2019

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran escalated....
11:13, 05/25/2019

Pakistan PM Warns Against Risk Of War In Region Amid Iran Tensions Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran......
20:00, 05/25/2019

Pokémon characters have their own pea-sized region in brain, study finds The first Pokémon game was released in 1996 for the Nintendo Game Boy. Detective Pikachu, the first live-action film inspired by the classic Nintendo game Pokémon, hits theaters on May 10. So it's timely that a new paper has just appeared in Nature...
00:52, 05/07/2019

East Sri Lanka on edge after Easter bombers linked to region Suicide bombings at a militants' safe house have shaken the simple homes of this east Sri Lankan town as well as the rest of this idyllic coast, as the investigation into the Islamic State-claimed Easter bombings has spread here....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Major fire erupts at power station in Moscow region A major fire broke out at a power station in the Moscow region on Thursday, injuring six to nine people, the energy ministry and Russian media reports said....
13:26, 07/11/2019

Major Fire At Power Station In Moscow Region Injures Many A major fire broke out at a power station in the Moscow region on Thursday, injuring six to nine people, the energy ministry and Russian media reports said....
14:26, 07/11/2019

US carrier in Persian Gulf region sends clear signal to Iran ABOARD THE USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (AP) — The USS Abraham Lincoln, with its contingent of Navy destroyers and cruisers and a fighting force of about 70 aircraft, is the centerpiece of the Pentagon’s response to what it calls Iranian threats to atta...
20:52, 06/08/2019

Turkey, Russia reviewing deployment in Syria's Tel Rifaat region: Turkish VP Turkish and Russian officials are reviewing deployment of their forces in the Syrian border region of Tel Rifaat, Turkey's Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Sunday, a day after cross-border fire from the area killed one Turkish soldier....
11:13, 05/05/2019

U.S. military in region is 'weakest' in history: Iran deputy Guards chief The U.S. military presence in the Middle East is at its "weakest in history", a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards was on Sunday quoted by the semi-official news agency Fars as saying....
10:39, 05/26/2019

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and using video conferencing in that region....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Power issues snarl commuter rail service in Northeast region Commuter train service between New York and other areas of the northeast ground to a screeching halt Wednesday morning because of power issues, packing transit hubs with aggravated travelers. “Trains traveling between New York (NYP) and North Phiadel...
22:26, 06/19/2019

Marathwada Water Grid To Cater Needs Of Parched Region: Devendra Fadnavis Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said his government was planning to ensure piped drinking water supply in every village of the parched Marathwada region through a water grid....
13:52, 06/18/2019

Ethiopia premier's aide named to lead restive Amhara region Ethiopia's Amhara Democratic Party (ADP) named the security adviser to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as head of the restive Amhara region on Monday after his predecessor was killed in a violent attempt to seize power there....
17:26, 07/15/2019

Iran reportedly told proxy forces to target Americans in region President Trump boosted the US’ military presence in the Middle East after learning that Iran told some of its proxy forces that they can target Americans in the region, according to a report on Thursday. The US military is tracking threats inc...
21:52, 05/09/2019

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an outbreak....
19:39, 06/18/2019

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan deploys to Indo-Pacific region The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and commander task force units began underway operations in the Indo-Pacific region, the Navy announced on Wednesday....
20:52, 05/22/2019

US, Japan To Work With India For An Open Indo-Pacific Region: Shinzo Abe The US and Japan will work with countries like India, Australia, ASEAN, UK and France to "forcefully" promote the idea of a free and open Indo-Pacific, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday,......
20:13, 05/27/2019

Gulf of Mexico nearly swallows car as Tropical Storm Barry lashes the region An Alabama driver’s car was nearly swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Storm Barry began battering the Gulf Coast on Friday afternoon. Images from Dauphin Island, which is off the southern coast of Alabama near Mobile, show a gray Dodge...
02:00, 07/13/2019

Major fire breaks out at power station in Moscow region: TASS A major fire broke out at an electricity generating power station in the Moscow region on Thursday, the TASS news agency cited a source in the emergency services as saying....
12:39, 07/11/2019

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California the day after a large quake hit the region RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) – Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California the day after a large quake hit the region....
20:13, 07/06/2019

Torrential rains in Japan force over 1 million to evacuate southwestern region An onslaught of heavy rain across the southwestern part of Japan has forced more than 1 million people to be evacuated amid fears of landslides and widespread flooding....
15:26, 07/03/2019

Two Shell oil workers rescued after Nigeria Delta region kidnapping: police Two Royal Dutch Shell oil workers who were kidnapped in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta region last week have been rescued, a police spokesman and Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) said on Tuesday....
01:26, 05/01/2019

Cheek, Schaper, Martens and Reed Voted to NFCA All-Region Team LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky Softball team placed four of its members on the National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association All-Region Team, it was announced by the organization on Thursday morning. Abbey Cheek was named first team, Jenny Schaper and Alex ...
02:13, 05/17/2019

‘Wanton destruction’ in Sudan’s Darfur region, ‘blatant violation’ of international law The looting and destruction of UN food relief agency premises and property in Sudan, has prompted the UN-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and UN Country Team, to condemn the assault as a “blatant violation of international humanitarian law”....
01:52, 06/25/2019

No turning back: Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools When Eyub Mohamad was a boy, security forces beat his father into paralysis. His offence was typing leaflets in Kurdish, banned under Syria's ruling Baath party....
13:13, 05/06/2019

UN terrorism chief heavily criticized for trip to China's Xinjiang region United Nations counter terrorism chief Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov has come under heavy criticism from the United States and human rights groups over his recent trip to China's repressive Xinjiang region....
09:26, 06/18/2019

Gunmen kidnap Cameroon opposition leader in restive Anglophone region Unidentified gunmen in Cameroon's Anglophone region kidnapped the leader of one of the country's leading opposition parties on Friday for the second time in two months, his party said....
20:39, 06/28/2019

Strong aftershock jolts same California desert region day after major quake A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the strongest earthquake in the region in 25 years on July 4, which was felt by more than 20 million people....
21:52, 07/05/2019

Vatican considers allowing married men to become priests in clergy-scarce Amazon region The Vatican is considering allowing married men to become priests to help counter a shortage of them in a part of the world where some estimates say there are only one for every 10,000 Catholics....
18:00, 06/17/2019

Iran warns western powers to 'leave region' amid Gulf crisis Foreign ministry demands release of Iranian oil tanker UK seized last weekIran has called on Britain to release its seized oil tanker and warned foreign powers to “leave the region because Iran and other regional countries are capable of securing the...
11:00, 07/12/2019

Strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years rattles region, rumbles residents A preliminary magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked Southern California on Thursday, shaking an area for hundreds of miles.        ...
00:39, 07/05/2019

Mysterious Cosmic Radio Burst Detected in a Completely Unexpected Region of Space For years, astronomers have struggled to understand the source of fast radio bursts, powerful split-second pulses of energy that originate far outside our galaxy. In an astonishing technical feat, astronomers have finally managed to pinpoint the gala...
02:26, 06/28/2019

HollyFrontier halts operations at Tulsa, Oklahoma refinery as rain hits region HollyFrontier on Thursday said it is temporarily shutting operations at its 155,300-barrel-per-day Tulsa, Oklahoma, refinery as a precaution due to high water, the latest headache due to bad weather in the region....
01:13, 05/24/2019

Europe heatwave breaks records in Germany, Czech Republic as region sizzles A scorching heatwave is baking western and central Europe, setting new temperature records for June in Germany and the Czech Republic as forecasters warn it will get hotter before the heat dissipates....
15:00, 06/27/2019

Oysters from Mexico region linked to gastrointestinal illness outbreak, California officials say Oyster lovers, beware: Raw oysters harvested from Estero El Cardon in Baja California Sur, Mexico, have been linked to a gastrointestinal illness outbreak in California....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Decode and play your damaged and region locked DVDs with WinX DVD Ripper Platinum A DVD collection serves an important purpose, to keep your favourite video content to be watched whenever you want, without the need for an internet connection. But some DVDs just won't play and that can be more than frustrating. So, well done f...
16:26, 05/07/2019

Senior Chinese diplomat urges all sides to ease Gulf region tension China urges all sides to exercise restraint and ease tension in the Gulf region, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Tuesday, amid a standoff between Iran and United States following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
07:13, 06/18/2019

Agriculture Dept. Announces Plan to Move Economists to Kansas City Region The relocation plan follows criticism from career staff members who have been fearful about their jobs being moved and who have speculated that the Trump administration is trying to stifle research....
01:52, 06/14/2019

Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead....
13:26, 06/23/2019

Exclusive: America’s drug czar tours region where surge of cocaine and meth arrive into US America's drug czar, touring a border area beset by increased shipments of illegal drugs, told Fox News in an exclusive interview Wednesday that officials there were stretched so thin they "have no ability to really focus in on the core mission."...
20:26, 07/10/2019

Large earthquake strikes Southern California day after 6.4 temblor hit region, experts warn of more aftershocks A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck early Friday near the same region in Southern California where a significant tremor hit one day before, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
21:39, 07/05/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced stop in Iraq amid increased tensions in region Pompeo met with Iraq's defense and intelligence chiefs, as well as the country's foreign minister and several other officials.        ...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he 'absolutely agrees' with comment that Trump is an 'illegitimate president' AP Photo/Michael Dwyer During a campaign event in New Hampshire, former Vice President Joe Biden said he agreed with a woman who said that President Donald Trump is an "illegitimate president in my mind." This is Biden's first trip to New Hampshire ...
05:13, 05/16/2019

As Canada-China relations worsen, a Trudeau cabinet minister sends cheery tweets from China The Trudeau Liberals are defending a cabinet minister's business promotion trip to China while China has two Canadians -- including a business operator -- in jail....
01:00, 07/04/2019

Mark Levin: President Trump 'the most abused president in American history' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on Democrats Wednesday night and called President Trump the "most abused president in American history."...
11:00, 05/23/2019

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Trump and Macron originally planted the European ses...
01:26, 06/13/2019

Iran’s President Rouhani mocks President Trump, says the White House is ‘afflicted by mental retardation’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s President Rouhani mocks President Trump, says the White House is ‘afflicted by mental retardation’...
10:39, 06/25/2019

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White House on Monday that he could impose tariffs of 25%, ...
03:13, 06/11/2019

Vladimir Putin Says US-Russia Relations Are Getting "Worse And Worse" Russia President Vladimir Putin said relations between Moscow and Washington were getting worse and worse, noting in an interview published on Thursday that the current US administration had imposed......
16:26, 06/13/2019

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calling on Secretary-General António Guterres “to play a role” in bringing countries to the table....
10:26, 06/25/2019

Japan PM Abe says hopes for 'new era' in Japan-China relations Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday he wanted to elevate ties with China to create a new era for Asia's biggest economies, and invited President to Xi Jinping to Japan next spring....
13:52, 06/27/2019

Putin says Russia-U.S. relations are getting 'worse and worse': Mir TV President Vladimir Putin said in an interview published on Thursday that relations between Moscow and Washington were getting worse and worse, noting that the current U.S. administration had imposed dozens of sanctions on Russia....
09:26, 06/13/2019

Putin says U.S.-Russia relations are getting 'worse and worse' President Vladimir Putin said relations between Moscow and Washington were getting worse and worse, noting in an interview published on Thursday that the current U.S. administration had imposed dozens of sanctions on Russia....
11:13, 06/13/2019

A comedian who played a president on TV just became Ukraine's president On April 21, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who played a president in a popular Ukrainian TV series, defeated incumbent president Petro Poroshenko in a landslide, garnering 73.2% of the vote to Poroshenko’s 24.4%....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Fort takes over as commander of Naval Forces Japan, Navy Region Japan Rear Adm. Brian Fort assumed command of Naval Forces Japan on Wednesday, relieving Rear Adm. Gregory Fenton during a change of command ceremony in Yokosuka, Japan....
03:13, 07/11/2019

EBRD trims region-wide growth forecast on slowing growth, Turkey tumble The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) trimmed its growth forecast for its near-40 country region on Wednesday, citing a slowdown in global trade as well as the sharp economic deceleration in Turkey....
14:39, 05/08/2019

This Is What Our President Likes to Do After a day of praising dictators and calling potential opponents “low IQ”, our large adult president concluded his evening by getting into a sumo wrestling ring and awarding an imposing man wearing very little clothing an extremely large trophy. Tru...
03:13, 05/27/2019

The 'Great Man' President Is a Lie It is about two hours into my afternoon with David Oks and Henry Williams, the teenagers who persuaded former Senator Mike Gravel to run for president at the age of 88, when Oks, who is 18, mentions that he has a personal assistant who is helping him...
20:26, 06/07/2019

The NRA's New President Seems Like a Great Person Newly elected National Rifle Association President Carolyn Meadows may only be a few days into her job, but she’s already leapt headfirst into the NRA’s proud tradition of saying very bad things....
08:00, 05/07/2019

The US president's executive privilege: What you need to know For the first time in his presidency, US President Donald Trump invoked executive privilege to block the release of an unredacted version of the Mueller report. DW takes a look at the rarely used legal principle....
04:00, 05/09/2019

McConnell: 'The president’s not a racist' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday declined to single out President Donald Trump for incendiary rhetoric and racist tweets, largely blaming liberal Democrats for using heated language and urging everyone to cool down and observe a “bet...
00:52, 07/17/2019

What did the UK get out of President Trump's visit? Adam Boulton and guests assess the political impact of Donald Trump's state visit to the UK this week, after the president enjoyed the lavish hospitality of the Queen against a backdrop of protests and acrimony....
19:52, 06/05/2019

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesday -- if leaders of the 28 EU member states have their way....
16:39, 07/15/2019

President Mutharika: 'It’s quite obvious that we’re going to win' On the eve of elections in Malawi, President Peter Mutharika gave DW an exclusive interview. Talking to DW’s correspondent Adrian Kriesch, Mutharika accused the opposition of paying foreigners to rig the elections....
00:26, 05/21/2019

Sangakkara appointed MCC president "Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has been named as the first non-British president of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and will take up his one-year post in October."...
19:39, 05/01/2019

UAW president to GM: We invested in you, now invest in us The UAW and General Motors Co on Tuesday formally kicked off contract talks, with the union's president calling on the automaker to keep open plants it has slated for closure and to invest in its workforce after the union helped it through a governm...
21:00, 07/16/2019

Honduran president was investigated by the DEA The Southern District of New York's federal court released an 11-page-document, dated 2015, which revealed an investigation into "large-scale drug-trafficking and money laundering activities relating to the importation of cocaine into the United Stat...
04:39, 06/01/2019

"Want President's Rule To End As Soon As Possible": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday said his administration wants the President's Rule to end in the state at the earliest but the final call on the timing of assembly elections will......
17:00, 05/22/2019

Lithuania votes for new president Dalia Grybauskaite is set to leave the presidential office after two-terms as head of state. Nearly 2.5 million people in the Baltic country are eligible to vote for her replacement....
07:26, 05/12/2019

The 6 Women Running for President Have Answers The Times asked 21 of the 22 Democratic candidates the same 18 questions. Here’s what the women had to say about some of the country’s most pressing issues....
17:52, 06/21/2019

Joe Sestak becomes 25th Democrat to run for U.S. president Joe Sestak, a former member of the U.S. House from Pennsylvania and U.S. Navy admiral, has become the 25th Democratic to announce he is running for president ....
20:39, 06/23/2019

Grasshoppers president says he was blackmailed by own fans "The president of fallen Swiss giants Grasshopper Zurich wants tougher sentences for football hooligans and has said he was \"blackmailed\" by the club\u0027s own fans on Sunday."...
14:52, 05/13/2019

Another Joe Enters the Democratic Race for President Because the Democratic field of candidates running for president in 2020 isn’t crowded enough, former Rep. Joe Sestak of Pennsylvania has become the 24th person to jump into the race for the party’s nomination....
20:52, 06/23/2019

60% of Americans disapprove of President Trump A poll by the Associated Press – NORC Center for Public Affairs Research breaks down registered voters feelings toward the President and the large field of Democratic candidates. (June 24)        ...
17:13, 06/24/2019

ESPN President: We're Going To Keep The Old Whites Happy ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro, whose biggest accomplishment since taking over the network more than a year ago has been tenderly kissing the NFL’s ass, is once again harping on the importance of sticking to sports. This time, however, he’s not just say...
21:13, 05/21/2019

Ukraine’s new president set to be sworn in next week MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament has voted to swear the new president into office next week, opening the possibility of a snap parliamentary election. The Supreme Rada on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to set the date for Volodymyr Zelenskiy&#...
12:13, 05/16/2019

Valverde is the coach we want, says Barcelona president "Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says coach Ernesto Valverde remains the right man to lead the club next season despite overseeing successive calamitous Champions League exits."...
18:39, 05/16/2019

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
03:26, 05/22/2019

Georgia president: 'Russia is our enemy' The president of Georgia has accused Russia of meddling in its internal affairs and stirring anger that led to protesters attempting to storm the Georgian parliament on Thursday....
00:39, 06/22/2019

An $8 Billion Refinery? Mexican President Says, Yes We Can Experts told Mexico’s president it’s impossible to build a refinery at the price he wants, so he orders Mexico’s struggling oil company to do it instead....
02:13, 05/10/2019

2020 race for president: Who's running so far The 2020 presidential campaign is off and running, with a diverse slate of Democrats -- and one Republican -- vying to challenge President Donald Trump....
00:13, 06/25/2019

President of Transylvania University Stepping Down LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Seamus Carey will step down from his role as President of Transylvania University, according to a post on the Board of Trustees website. Board of Trustees Chairman William T. Young Jr. said the board will appoint an in...
22:52, 05/13/2019

CAF president free after corruption questioning "French authorities released the head of African football\u0027s ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours\u0027 questioning as part of a corruption investigation, a source at the prosecutor\u0027s office said on Friday."...
18:13, 06/07/2019

Bill de Blasio all but admits he’ll never be president Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday all but admitted what the rest of the country already knows: He has a snowball’s chance in hell of becoming president. During his weekly appearance on WYNC radio’s “The Brian Lehrer Show,” de Blasio conceded that he cur...
21:52, 05/03/2019

Raptors president has altercation after championship win Raptors president, Masai Ujiri, got into an altercation with an officer after the team won an NBA championship.        ...
06:52, 06/15/2019

US Naval War College will have first female president Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield was named as the new president of the U.S. Naval War College earlier today. She will serve as the college's first female president in its 135 year history. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer named Chatfield in a statement tha...
07:13, 06/15/2019

Delusional Billionaire Not Done Saying He's Running for President Welcome to another week of “Who Wants to Be a Presidential Candidate.” Today our contestant is billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer. Tom Steyer, do you want to be a presidential candidate?...
15:13, 07/08/2019

Slovakia's first female president sworn in In her inauguration speech, Zuzana Caputova pledged to fight injustice and impunity. The 45-year-old is the country's first female president and the youngest person ever to be elected to the office....
22:00, 06/15/2019

Mexican president says 2% growth still possible in 2019 Mexico's economy can still grow by 2% this year, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday, a day after the central bank cut its growth forecast for 2019 again....
16:39, 05/30/2019

JP Nadda Appointed Working BJP President Senior BJP leader JP Nadda has been selected the working president of the BJP with Amit Shah expressing an intention to step aside following his appointment as Home Minister, Union Minister Rajnath......
17:26, 06/17/2019

Fernando de La Rua, former President of Argentina dead at 81 Fernando de La Rua, the former president of Argentina whose term ended after he fled the presidential palace in a helicopter amid riots, passed away in a Buenos Aires hospital early Tuesday, according to Argentine state news agency Telam....
19:26, 07/09/2019

US Naval War College gets its 1st woman president A rear admiral who began her career as a helicopter pilot has been named the next president of the US Naval War College, the first woman to fill that role, the secretary of the Navy announced Friday....
11:26, 06/16/2019

Ex-Prosecutors: Trump Would’ve Been Charged If Not President WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 400 former federal prosecutors say in a new letter that President Donald Trump would have been charged with obstruction of justice for his acts if he were anyone other than president. The letter was signed by more than 370 ex...
20:39, 05/06/2019

DRC's Felix Tshisekedi still a president without a cabinet After his election victory last December, the performance of the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, is up for scrutiny. He has yet to name a prime minister and cabinet....
20:52, 05/03/2019

Argentina's pre-default president de la Rua dies at 81 Fernando de la Rua, who led Argentina through a debilitating economic depression that eventually led to the country's record sovereign debt default, died on Tuesday after falling ill with heart problems. He was 81 years old....
17:26, 07/09/2019

Former president still looms over Kazakh election For the first time in nearly three decades of independence, Kazakhstan is holding a presidential election without Nursultan Nazarbayev on the ballot, but the longtime leader of the oil-rich Central Asian country still casts a long shadow on the vote...
12:52, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 1-UAW president to GM: We invested in you, now invest in us The UAW and General Motors Co on Tuesday formally kicked off contract talks, with the union's president calling on the automaker to keep open plants it has slated for closure and to invest in its workforce after the union helped it through a governme...
20:26, 07/16/2019

Dallas Fed president says it’s time for a rate cut — but just one Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan has joined the chorus of central bank leaders hinting that an interest-rate cut is coming at the end of July....
20:13, 07/16/2019

New Lithuanian president against EU sanctions for Poland Lithuania’s new president, Gitanas Nauseda, has spoken out against European Union sanctions on Poland the controversial changes it has made to its judiciary...
16:26, 07/16/2019

H.M. Ershad, Former President of Bangladesh, Is Dead at 89 He assumed power as military chief in 1982 and declared himself president the next year. After being ousted in 1990, he was convicted on corruption charges....
02:52, 07/16/2019

Ex-PSU president Spanier's conviction overturned A federal judge has thrown out former Penn State president Graham Spanier's child-endangerment conviction, less than a day before he was due to turn himself in to jail....
02:13, 05/01/2019

Think You Can Name Every Democratic Candidate for President? Prove It In principle, it’s probably good for democracy when voters have a wide array of options at polls — assuming, that is, that they have some general sense of who the candidates are. At present, 24 candidates have declared their candidacy for...
19:13, 06/03/2019

President to America: Look at Big Boy Plane Mommy! President Donald Trump unveiled a series of new designs for a proposed patriotic upgrade to Air Force One’s exterior during a new interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos....
16:26, 06/13/2019

Ex-OU president says severing ties was best for university OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former University of Oklahoma President David Boren says he initiated the termination of his contract with the school he led for 24 years because he felt a sexual misconduct probe was damaging the institution. In his first public...
23:26, 06/13/2019

| Botswana ex-president slams successor Botswanan former president Ian Khama has accused his chosen successor of becoming an autocrat and threatening the country's reputation as a beacon of stability in Africa....
11:52, 06/01/2019

President Donald Trump arrives in the U.K. U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived in the U.K. on the first leg of a trip that will include commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day. (June 3)        ...
16:26, 06/03/2019

Centre College President Retires DANVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – The president of Centre College plans to retire next year, school officials announced. John Roush announced Friday that he will retire on June 30, 2020, a year after the college’s Bicentennial. Roush has been with...
22:26, 05/24/2019

President’s tweet stirs controversy https://youtu.be/YhmVSm5f–I TUCSON – The President’s tweets have generated a lot of controversy.  The tweets read: Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have i...
04:26, 06/19/2019

Iranian president says country isn’t seeking war A day after the US announced the deployment of an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that the Islamic Republic is not seeking to wage war against any nation. “Iran will not wage war against any n...
16:13, 06/18/2019

Grammy Awards Name First Female President Deborah Dugan, a former Wall Street lawyer who has worked with Bono, will take over an organization whose representation of women in music is under scrutiny....
02:39, 05/09/2019

Pompeo: U.S. President Trump does not want war with Iran The United States will maintain its pressure campaign on Iran and continue to deter aggression in the region but does not want the conflict with Tehran to escalate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday....
21:39, 06/18/2019

President Trump Pardoned a Murderer Michael Behenna, a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army, was deployed to Iraq in 2007. A year later, two soldiers, both friends of Behenna, were killed in a roadside explosion. Behenna witnessed the attack. U.S. intelligence officers believed that then-...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Ukraine’s parliament snubs new president Ukrainian lawmakers have turned down the newly-sworn president’s proposal to amend the election law, a blow to his hopes to get more of his supporters into parliament...
19:39, 05/22/2019

Former OU president seeks sit-down with university regents OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former University of Oklahoma President David Boren has asked for an opportunity to personally address the university’s regents about allegations of sexual misconduct made against him. Boren’s attorney Clark Brewster ...
18:13, 05/08/2019

De Blasio Got Their Donations. Their Votes for President? Not So Much. The Times asked donors to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s federal political action committee if he should be president. Their answers showed why he is viewed as such an outsider....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Barca president gives Valverde vote of confidence "Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has reiterated his support for manager Ernesto Valverde despite their shock Champions League exit to Liverpool."...
17:52, 05/23/2019

Biden’s First Run for President Was a Calamity. Some Missteps Still Resonate. In 1988, Joe Biden was prone to embellishment. Hints of that linger today. But unlike then, his message to voters is clear: He’s a stabilizing statesman in a tumultuous time....
17:00, 06/03/2019

New Kazakh president inaugurated, will emulate predecessor MOSCOW (AP) — The new president of Kazakhstan has been inaugurated, promising to pursue the course of his predecessor, who had run the country since independence. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev took the oath of office on Wednesday, three days after the electi...
14:26, 06/12/2019

President Trump Is Right: The Euro Is Too Cheap, According to Most Measures U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest Twitter missive on financial markets holds water for some currency watchers. Trump said Tuesday that the euro is “devalued” against the dollar, “putting the U.S. at a big disadvantage.&rdqu...
20:52, 06/11/2019

The Slot The President Changed His Hair and It Actually Looked Better? The Slot The President Changed His Hair and It Actually Looked Better? | Deadspin Richie Incognito Will Get Work As Long As The NFL Mistakes Fear For Strength | Splinter Fox News Host Tries and Fails to Shut Down Kirsten Gillibrand’s Attacks on His N...
17:26, 06/03/2019

PSG president targeted by French corruption probe PARIS (AP) — A French judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption. The official says the preliminary charge of “active corruption” was filed in mid-M...
12:52, 05/23/2019

Senegal president says truth of BP gas deal will be established Senegalese President Macky Sall said on Wednesday the government would find out the truth after a report alleged his brother Aliou Sall had been involved in fraud related to two major offshore gas blocks operated by BP....
21:26, 06/05/2019

| Police rescue Nigerian president's in-law from kidnappers Police in the Nigerian city of Kano have said they had rescued an in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari from kidnappers, freeing him after a gunfight with his abductors....
15:52, 07/03/2019

Davidson leaves Jackets to become president of Rangers John Davidson was named president of the New York Rangers on Friday, shortly after he resigned as president of hockey operations of the Columbus Blue Jackets....
22:13, 05/17/2019

Austrian president to issue statement at 1835 GMT Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen, who has the power to appoint ministers and dissolve the government, will issue a statement at 8:35 p.m. (1835 GMT) after Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache quit on Saturday, news agency APA reported....
18:13, 05/18/2019

Letter From Mexican President Goes Way Over Trump’s Head Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) responded to a threat by Donald Trump over new tariffs on Mexican goods with a letter focused on concepts Trump can’t possibly understand: dignity, fairness, compassion, and principles....
22:26, 06/01/2019

Qatari president of PSG under graft investigation in France The Qatari president of French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption related to Doha's bid to host the athletics world championship, his lawyers said on Thursday....
02:26, 05/24/2019

President Trump Says U.K. Should Be Ready for a No Deal Brexit LONDON — President Donald Trump has waded into the most contentious issue in British politics by urging the U.K. government to leave the European Union without a deal if it can’t get better terms from EU leaders. Trump told the Sunday Tim...
19:52, 06/02/2019

A Statement From WLEX 18 Vice President And GM Pat Dalbey “Our anchor Lee Cruse exhibited a lack of judgment on air this week, and both WLEX and Lee regret this mistake. The statements expressed were inappropriate and do not reflect who we are as a company. After evaluation of the situation, WLEX has ...
06:00, 05/18/2019

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as the presidents of the European commission and council, positio...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Dallas Fed President: Too Early to Tell Whether Rate Cut Will Be Warranted Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan said it is too soon to say whether the Fed will need to reduce interest rates in coming months due to rising uncertainty over trade tensions and weaker global growth....
23:26, 06/24/2019

David Letterman has a question for President Trump David Letterman can't believe he had Donald Trump on as a guest more than 30 times on his former late-night talk shows, "Late Night With David Letterman" and CBS' "The Late Show With David Letterman."...
16:13, 06/12/2019

Ukraine ex-president accused of taking key servers with him KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The office of Ukraine’s new president is accusing his predecessor of gutting out key computer equipment in a meeting room when he left office. Oleksandr Danylyuk, who was appointed chairman of the National Security and Defe...
12:39, 05/29/2019

Moldova: Ousted president against dissolving parliament MOSCOW (AP) — Moldova’s ousted president says he wants to cancel a decision by his interim replacement to dissolve parliament amid a deepening political crisis. Igor Dodon said Tuesday he has signed a decree seeking to override interim presiden...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Trump v Mueller: how the president won the messaging wars Critics say Mueller failed to stand up for his investigation and to get the word out to the American people about what he foundIn so many ways, Robert Mueller was the right man for the job.The former special counsel was fast, precise, ran a tight shi...
14:13, 06/11/2019

Former US President Jimmy Carter Out Of Hospital After Hip Surgery Former US president Jimmy Carter, who underwent surgery this week after breaking his hip in a fall, was released from hospital on Thursday, the Carter Center said....
18:13, 05/16/2019

NYC Mayor De Blasio Is Seeking Democratic Nod For President NEW YORK CITY (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he is running for president. The Democrat announced his bid with a video released by his campaign early Thursday morning. In announcing his candidacy, de Blasio is seeking to claim a role o...
14:13, 05/16/2019

De Blasio is no one’s choice for president in Iowa: poll Mayor de Blasio didn’t even register in a new Iowa poll that shows former Vice President Biden’s support slipping but Pete Buttigieg surging among the field of Democratic presidential hopefuls in Iowa. De Blasio, who’s been in Iowa ...
18:39, 06/09/2019

"India On Way To Become Fifth Largest Economy": President To Parliament Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government in its second term will implement more economic reforms, raise investment in the farm sector, provide collateral-free loans to entrepreneurs and further......
12:26, 06/20/2019

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons The U.N. says former German President Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general's personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons....
03:26, 05/23/2019

Kazakhstan votes for new president to replace Nazarbayev The presence of long-time leader Nursultan Nazarbayev looms large over elections in Kazakhstan. His handpicked successor admitted the leader of 30 years still exerted power....
13:00, 06/09/2019

Putin says he is open for talks with Ukraine’s new president ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he is open for talks with Ukraine’s newly-elected president. Asked Friday why he didn’t congratulate comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy on taking the office of Ukrainian presid...
16:52, 06/07/2019

Iran "Never Seeks War" With US Says President Rouhani: Report Iran "never seeks war" with the United States, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday amid a spike in tensions between the two countries. Emmanuel Macron...
09:00, 06/26/2019

Brazil will not bar Huawei from 5G network: vice president Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Friday told journalists that the government will not exclude Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co from operating a fifth-generation (5G) mobile telecoms network in Latin America's largest economy....
22:52, 06/07/2019

French President Macron thanks D-Day veterans in English During the D-Day 75th anniversary ceremony, French President Emmanuel Macron said "we know what we owe" to World War II veterans.        ...
15:00, 06/06/2019

Nancy Pelosi says she wants to see President Trump ‘in prison’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would like to see President Trump “in prison” during a contentious meeting with senior Democrats over whether to launch impeachment proceedings, a report said. Pelosi was speaking with House Judiciary C...
05:52, 06/06/2019

Polish businessman requests pardon from president A Polish newspaper says a businessman who had fled the country for Spain after being sentenced to a 2-1/2-year prison term for illegally eavesdropping on politicians has asked to be pardoned by President Andrzej Duda....
15:39, 06/10/2019

Ukraine's new president commits to EU, NATO membership Urkainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy intends to keep Ukraine "on the path of European and Euro-Atlantic integration." He also said he is ready to negotiate with Russia to end the war in Eastern Ukraine....
20:26, 06/04/2019

Red Sox president: team flying Ortiz to Boston The Boston Red Sox management and the team's fans expressed shock and dismay Monday after the news that beloved former player David Ortiz was ambushed and shot in the Dominican Republic. (June 10)        ...
01:39, 06/11/2019

University president apologizes for eugenics research BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The outgoing president of the University of Vermont is apologizing for the school’s involvement in eugenics research in the 1920s and 1930s that helped lead to sterilizations. President Thomas Sullivan released a statemen...
22:26, 06/25/2019

Nigerian ambassador is next UN General Assembly president UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Members of the United Nations General Assembly have chosen the Nigerian ambassador to the world body as its next president. They elected Tijjani Muhammad-Bande (teeh-JAH’-neeh moo-HAH’-mahd BAN-deeh) by acclamation T...
22:39, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Tianqi says happy 'for now' with stake in SQM -president Tianqi Lithium Corp is happy for now with its stake in rival SQM and is working to deepen business ties with the Chilean lithium producer, the Chinese company's president said on Monday....
21:13, 06/10/2019

Some Things Presidential Candidates Could Do Instead of Running for President New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is running for president, joining 22 other people who are running as Democrats. The majority of those people are white men. There are seven senators, three governors, and two Johns....
19:52, 05/16/2019

Kerry says he is ‘delighted’ that Biden is running for president The former secretary of state and 2004 Democratic presidential nominee said he considered joining the 2020 race before the former vice president made up his mind....
20:26, 06/10/2019

Queen Elizabeth II, President Trump at D-Day event Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and U.S. President Donald Trump have arrived in Portsmouth for D-Day celebrations.        ...
15:13, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Pakistan arrests ex-President Zardari The Latest on developments in Pakistani politics (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Pakistan's anti-graft body has arrested former President Asif Ali Zardari, widower of assassinated ex-Premier Benazir Bhutto, in a multi-million dollar money laundering cas...
15:39, 06/10/2019

New president of El Salvador fires officials via Twitter SAN SALVADOR – As Nayib Bukele waged an underdog bid for the presidency of El Salvador, savvy use of social media helped propel his rise. Now, in his first week in office, some officials in the Central American country are reeling from the powe...
23:00, 06/07/2019

Sri Lanka To Relax Emergency In A Month, Says President Sri Lanka's President announced on Monday he will allow tough emergency laws to lapse within a month because the security situation was "99 percent back to normal" following the Easter bombings....
16:00, 05/27/2019

Mauritanians vote for president, with insider tipped to win For the first time since Mauritania's independence, its citizens voted on Saturday for a successor to a democratically-elected president, though a government insider campaigning on a message of continuity is heavily tipped to win....
13:52, 06/22/2019

President Trump Thinks the Navy Is Trying Too Hard Donald Trump did a bizarre thing aboard the USS Wasp on Tuesday. After wishing the sailors “a very Happy Memorial Day,” the President conducted an impromptu poll, asking the crowd who preferred steam-powered catapult systems and who preferred electri...
23:52, 05/28/2019

Michigan State University names new president A medical researcher who has led Stony Brook University in New York for nearly a decade will be the next president of Michigan State University in the wake of the most extensive sexual abuse scandal in sports history. (May 28)    ...
23:52, 05/28/2019

Armenian ex-president's case sent to higher court An Armenian court has halted proceedings in the trial of former President Robert Kocharian in connection with a deadly police crackdown and transferred the case to the constitutional court....
18:52, 05/20/2019

Maldives ex-president elected parliament speaker MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Maldives’ parliament has overwhelmingly voted the country’s first democratically elected president as the speaker of the house. Mohamed Nasheed received 67 votes from among 87 members. His rival received 17 votes...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Cyprus’ communist-rooted former president critically ill NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ health ministry says the country’s former president Dimitris Christofias is in a critical condition in hospital with respiratory problems. In a statement Monday, the ministry said Christofias was admitted to...
18:13, 05/20/2019

Nigerian president Buhari sworn in for 2nd term ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn in for a second four-year term in Africa’s most populous country. The low-key ceremony is taking place on Wednesday in the capital, Abuja, while newly elected gover...
12:39, 05/29/2019

Armenian ex-president’s case sent to higher court YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — An Armenian court has halted proceedings in the trial of former President Robert Kocharian in connection with a deadly police crackdown and transferred the case to the constitutional court. Elen Arakelian, a lawyer for Kochari...
18:13, 05/20/2019

Nigeria's President Buhari sworn in for second term Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on Wednesday for a second term at the helm a country struggling with a sluggish economy and a decade-long Islamist insurgency....
12:52, 05/29/2019

RJ Barrett watched the NBA Finals with the Knicks’ president When RJ Barrett visited the Knicks for his workout June 10, the Duke product spent more time than the usual draft prospect, even getting invited to team president Steve Mills’ home to watch the NBA Finals. Until now, Barrett was a rabid Raptors fan, ...
13:39, 06/22/2019

Iranian president: Iran isn't seeking war against any nation Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his country is not seeking to wage war against any nation while at the same time stressing that it will withstand mounting U.S. pressure and emerge victorious....
11:39, 06/18/2019

Will Try To Strengthen BJP As Its Worker, Says Working President JP Nadda BJP's newly appointed working president JP Nadda Monday said he will work to strengthen the party as its worker and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah for reposing faith in......
02:39, 06/18/2019

Iran will not wage war against any nation: Iranian president Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions between Tehran and Washington....
10:00, 06/18/2019

Cyprus ex-president Dimitris Christofias has died NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ president says his predecessor Dimitris Christofias has died. He was 72. President Nicos Anastasiades said he was informed of Christofias’ death on Friday with “deep sorrow.” Anastasiades said he...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Great, Now the President is Tossing the Word 'Treason' Around Again By now, we’re all familiar with the usual timeline of a Donald Trump tweet: pundit says something inflammatory on Fox News, Trump watches it on TV, then tweets about it a few hours later. This is almost a given for propaganda coming out of Fox, but o...
20:52, 05/27/2019

Former Egyptian president Mursi buried in Cairo, son says Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi has been buried alongside other senior figures of the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo, his son, Ahmed Mursi, said on his Facebook page on Tuesday....
07:39, 06/18/2019

KPU: Joko Widodo re-elected as Indonesia's president Following a month of counting votes, Indonesia's General Elections Commission announced Tuesday that incumbent Joko Widodo had secured a second term as president....
12:13, 05/21/2019

Mexico president says government will help Pemex until 2021 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his government will support the state-owned oil company with all the budget it needs and tax relief until 2021. López Obrador said Wednesday that by then, Petroleos Mexicanos will h...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Amy Klobuchar to Outline Plans for Her First 100 Days as President Ms. Klobuchar is set to unveil a list of well over 100 actions she would take in the early days of her presidency, without the involvement of Congress....
11:26, 06/18/2019

Mauritanians to vote for new president, but status quo likely to prevail For the first time in 59 years of independence, Mauritanians will vote on Saturday for a successor to a democratically-elected president, though a government insider campaigning on a message of continuity is heavily tipped to win....
04:00, 06/22/2019

Former Georgian president gets Ukrainian citizenship back MOSCOW (AP) — Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, has been given his Ukrainian citizenship back by the country’s new president. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the comedian who last week took power in Ukraine following his convincing ele...
16:13, 05/28/2019

TV comedian Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine’s president KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Television star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been sworn in as Ukraine’s next president after he beat the incumbent at the polls last month. The ceremony was held at Ukrainian parliament in Kiev on Monday morning. Zelenskiy ditch...
11:26, 05/20/2019

Former UEFA president Michel Platini arrested Reports in France claim that former UEFA president Michel Platini has been detained for questioning in connection with an investigation into the awarding of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to Qatar....
19:13, 06/18/2019

Egypt Accuses UN Of Trying To "Politicise" Ex-President's Death Egypt accused the United Nations on Wednesday of seeking to "politicise" the death of the country's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi by calling for an "independent inquiry"....
20:26, 06/19/2019

Georgia’s president to fly home to deal with clashes TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Georgia’s president has cut short a foreign visit to return to the capital Tbilisi afters dozens of people were injured in clashes between protesters and police. Salome Zurabishvili, who took office as Georgia’s fi...
10:39, 06/21/2019

It Appears That Raptors President Masai Ujiri Got Into It With A Cop Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri has always been known as a fiery dude—recall when he yelled, “Fuck Brooklyn!” before a game against the Nets—but after the buzzer sounded last night and the Raptors became NBA champions, ...
15:13, 06/14/2019

Kazakhstan's New Elected President Calls Himself a 'Reformer' Newly elected President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said his government would listen to grievances aired during recent protests as Kazakhstan transitions from decades of tight state control....
09:00, 06/14/2019

Austrian President Calls for Elections in September Alexander Van der Bellen said continuity was essential after the far-right vice chancellor resigned over a video showing him promising favors to a woman who claimed ties to a Russian oligarch....
18:00, 05/19/2019

Malawi president narrowly wins reelection Peter Mutharika has been reelected for a second five-year term in a vote marred by fraud allegations. The opposition had filed an injunction after the electoral commission received many complaints of irregularities....
05:39, 05/28/2019

Joe Sestak becomes the 25th Democrat running for president Then there were 25. Joe Sestak, a former congressman from Pennsylvania and Navy admiral, became the latest Democrat to join the crowd of 2020 presidential hopefuls. The 67-year-old in a statement posted on his website Saturday said he is running to b...
22:52, 06/23/2019

President Trump’s Rose Garden Strategy Mr. Trump has embraced the Rose Garden as a setting for public events — a literal interpretation of a time-tested strategy for incumbents seeking re-election....
11:26, 05/19/2019

Sylvinho to become Lyon coach - club president "Olympique Lyonnais have agreed a deal to appoint Brazilian Sylvinho as their next head coach to succeed Bruno Genesio, the Ligue 1 club\u0027s president said on Saturday."...
10:26, 05/19/2019

Don't let oil prices drive Iran policy, Mr. President Iran's escalation of hostility in the Gulf of Oman is a dangerous situation. Targeting civilian oil and chemical tankers, Iran is threatening free passage of a critical global trade route....
06:13, 06/15/2019

El Salvador's new president vows reparations for massacre El Salvador's recently inaugurated president on Tuesday promised to comply with reparations ordered by an international court for relatives of the victims of the El Mozote massacre, one of the bloodiest chapters of the country's 1980-1992 civil war....
05:39, 06/19/2019

Honduras: US has no drug proof against Honduran president NEW YORK (AP) — The Honduran government says that U.S. federal court documents show no incriminating evidence against Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández, despite listing him as being a target of a Drug Enforcement Administration investigation....
18:13, 05/31/2019

Joe Biden Doesn't Want to Mud Wrestle Our Dirty Pig President He’s really going for it, folks. Joe Biden is actually running for president on the idea that things are not that bad, that Trump is not a representative of something deeply wrong with America but just a blip that can be swept under the rug....
19:26, 05/29/2019

The Latest: New Ukrainian president disbands parliament KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukrainian politics (all times local): 11 a.m. Ukrainian television star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been sworn in as president and immediately disbanded the Ukrainian parliament. Disbanding the Supreme Rada was one of h...
11:26, 05/20/2019

Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Sent To 11-Day Remand Pakistan's former president Asif Ali Zardari was sent on a 11-day physical remand by an accountability court on Tuesday, a day after he was arrested in a multi-million dollar money laundering case....
22:39, 06/11/2019

Guatemalans choose new president as many journey to US for better life Guatemalans headed to the polls Sunday to cast their vote for the next president, following an electoral process that generated widespread disillusion and distrust....
02:52, 06/17/2019

PM Modi Calls On Vice President Naidu PM Modi reached the vice president house here to meet Mr Naidu this morning. "Shri Narendra Bhai Modi ji called on me today morning. Greeted him on being elected as the leader of NDA and the next......
13:52, 05/26/2019

Trump: Obama ‘had to know’ about effort to stop me from becoming president President Trump said his predecessor Barack Obama had to “know about” efforts to ensure he wouldn’t win the presidency. “There was no crime. There was no collusion. The big thing’s collusion. Now, there’s no collus...
20:26, 06/16/2019

| Trump would be 'in handcuffs' if not president, says Democrat Warren Democratic White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren says that if Donald Trump was not protected by his presidential status, he would be "in handcuffs and indicted" for obstructing the investigation into Russia's 2016 election interference....
01:00, 05/31/2019

Ousted Sudan president to be sent for trial soon, prosecutor says Sudan's chief prosecutor said on Saturday that ousted President Omar al-Bashir would be sent for trial soon on corruption charges related to his three decades in power....
16:39, 06/15/2019

Sen. Amy Klobuchar reveals 100 actions she'd take in 1st 100 days as president Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar on Tuesday released a list of more than 100 actions she plans to take -- including executive orders -- within her first 100 days as president, should she win in 2020....
23:00, 06/18/2019

| WATCH: 60% of Americans disapprove of President Trump A poll by the Associated Press - NORC Center for Public Affairs Research breaks down registered voters feelings toward the US president and the large field of Democratic candidates....
16:39, 06/24/2019

EU set for first female commission president as Juncker replaced The EU is set to get its first female commission president amid a shake-up of top jobs within the bloc - with an Italian socialist elected the new head of the European Parliament....
14:26, 07/03/2019

Brazil’s president: Rio to host Formula One again in 2020 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s president says Rio de Janeiro will host the country’s Formula One race in 2020, once the city’s new autodrome is ready. President Jair Bolsonaro said Wednesday that the new race track will be built in ...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Biden: It would be ‘great’ to have a female vice president WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden says it would be “great” to have a female vice president, but he won’t say whether he’d pick Sen. Kamala Harris for the No. 2 spot if he receives his party’s nomination. In an interview...
17:39, 07/05/2019

Biden says it would be ‘great’ to have a female vice president Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden said in a new TV interview that it would be “great” to have a woman for the No. 2 spot — but demurred when asked if he’d tap Sen. Kamala Harris for the post. “I think it helps having a woman on the...
18:00, 07/05/2019

Soccer: Grasshoppers president says he was blackmailed by own fans The president of fallen Swiss giants Grasshopper Zurich wants tougher sentences for football hooligans and has said he was "blackmailed" by the club's own fans on Sunday....
19:52, 05/13/2019

Buttigieg outlines his first day as president on The Daily Show Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg appeared on “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” Monday and discussed his campaign including what he would do on his his first day as president if he won the general election in 2020....
10:26, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Lifts Ban on Social Media The social media ban in the wake of the Easter attacks reflected global concern about the role the networks play in spreading hate speech and inciting communal violence....
11:00, 04/30/2019