LEGAL-NEWS-NETWORK.COM: Latest News of The Day 19:15, 08/13/2019

Moscow court allows opposition candidate to run after protest: TASS

The Moscow city court cancelled a decision by an election commission to bar a Russian opposition candidate, Sergei Mitrokhin, from running in a municipal electi...

Moscow court allows opposition candidate to run after protest: TASS

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Russian opposition figure detained before Moscow protest Police in Moscow have detained a leading opposition figure as she was heading to an unauthorized rally protesting the exclusion of independent and opposition candidates from the Moscow city council election...
14:39, 08/03/2019

More than 1,000 people detained during opposition election protest in Moscow More than 1,000 of protesters have been arrested by police in the center of Moscow Saturday, in a crackdown on opposition supporters demanding free and fair elections....
13:00, 07/28/2019

Police in Moscow detain opposition activists before protest Russian police have detained prominent members of the opposition in Moscow ahead of a planned protest later on Saturday which the authorities have declared illegal and warned could become violent....
11:52, 07/27/2019

Hundreds detained during opposition election protest in Moscow Hundreds of protesters have been arrested by police in the center of Moscow Saturday, in a crackdown on opposition supporters demanding free and fair elections....
18:13, 07/27/2019

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition barred from city vote More than 10,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Saturday to protest against the exclusion of most opposition-minded candidates from an election for the Russian capital's legislature....
16:52, 07/20/2019

Russian police detain people gathering in Moscow for opposition protest Russian police have started detaining people gathering in central Moscow for an opposition protest on Saturday that had been declared illegal by the authorities, Reuters reporters on the scene said....
15:52, 07/27/2019

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition figures barred from city council ballot As many as 25,000 protesters turned out in central Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal by city election officials to allow several opposition figures to run for the Moscow city council.        ...
04:52, 07/21/2019

Russian police detain nearly 700, arrest opposition figure at Moscow protest of city council election ballot Helmeted police in Moscow rounded up nearly 700 demonstrators and at least one opposition leader in an effort to squelch an unauthorized march.        ...
21:52, 08/03/2019

Russian police detain hundreds, arrest opposition figure at Moscow protest of city council election ballot Helmeted police in Moscow rounded up at least 381 demonstrators and at least one opposition leader in an effort to squelch an unauthorized march.        ...
18:13, 08/03/2019

Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny 'in hospital with severe allergic reaction' after Moscow protest Russia's most prominent opposition figure Alexei Navalny has been admitted to hospital after suffering a serious allergic reaction while in jail, his spokeswoman has said....
00:13, 07/29/2019

Medics who treated victims of accident sent to Moscow for examination: TASS Medics who treated victims of an accident during a rocket engine test that caused a spike in radiation last week have been sent to Moscow for medical examination, TASS news agency cited an unnamed medical source as saying on Tuesday....
22:13, 08/13/2019

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

Panama’s Electoral Court declares opposition candidate Laurentino Cortizo the “virtual winner” in presidential election PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama’s Electoral Court declares opposition candidate Laurentino Cortizo the “virtual winner” in presidential election....
08:00, 05/06/2019

| WATCH | Zimbabwe police fire teargas, beat demonstrators after court bans opposition protest Riot police in Zimbabwe fired teargas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters who have taken to Harare's streets despite a protest ban....
14:00, 08/16/2019

More Than 1,000 Detained in Moscow Protest Thousands of demonstrators protested the exclusion of opposition candidates from Moscow government elections, a sign of growing public discontent as President Vladimir Putin’s approval ratings decline....
02:13, 07/28/2019

Opposition rallies over exclusion to Moscow parliament vote More than a 1,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday protesting against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
19:00, 07/14/2019

Russia: Protesters defy ban on opposition rally in Moscow Thousands of demonstrators are expected to turn out in support of opposition candidates for Moscow's city council election. The rally follows the arrest of opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Wednesday....
19:26, 07/27/2019

Nearly 40,000 People Join Moscow Opposition Rally After Crackdown Tens of thousands of opposition supporters rallied in Moscow on Saturday after mass police detentions at recent protests that have been among the largest since President Vladimir Putin's return to the......
00:13, 08/11/2019

Russian opposition rallies for Moscow election candidates Russian opposition leaders led a rally in Moscow of about 1,000 people Sunday to protest the city election commission’s decision that will keep several opposition candidates off the ballot in a local election...
19:52, 07/14/2019

Russian police detain over 800 in opposition crackdown in Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the demonstration was illegal....
23:26, 08/03/2019

Russian Police Detain Nearly 800 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the......
00:39, 08/04/2019

Russia: Demonstrators defiant ahead of opposition rally in Moscow A recent police crackdown on protesters pushing for fair local council elections in the Russian capital has not deterred demonstrators. Thousands are expected to rally again over the weekend....
10:00, 08/03/2019

Dozens detained in Moscow as opposition demands to be included in vote Police in Moscow detained more than 25 protestors at a rally to demonstrate against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
04:52, 07/15/2019

| WATCH | Dozens arrested at huge opposition rally in Moscow Nearly 50 000 opposition supporters rallied and dozens were arrested in Moscow at one of the largest authorised protests since President Vladimir Putin's return to the Kremlin in 2012....
23:26, 08/10/2019

Russian police arrest protesters at Moscow opposition rally Thousands of protesters have urged the electoral commission to reinstate independent candidates for elections in September. One candidate said authorities are "stealing these elections, they are stealing our future."...
21:52, 07/14/2019

More than 20 arrested at Moscow protest after reporter freed MOSCOW (AP) — Police and hundreds of demonstrators are facing off in central Moscow at an unauthorized march against police abuse in the wake of the high-profile detention of a Russian journalist. More than 20 demonstrators have been detained, accord...
14:26, 06/12/2019

Nearly 1,400 People Detained at Violent Moscow Protest (MOSCOW) — Nearly 1,400 people were detained in a violent police crackdown on an opposition protest in Moscow, a Russian monitoring group said Sunday, adding that was the largest number of detentions at a rally in the Russian capital this decad...
17:13, 07/29/2019

Nearly 1,400 detained in Moscow protest; largest in decade A Russian group that monitors police arrests says nearly 1,400 people were detained in a police crackdown on an opposition protest in Moscow, the largest number of detentions in the Russian capital this decade...
12:39, 07/28/2019

Russian Police Arrest More Than 1,000 in Moscow Protest MOSCOW — Russian police cracked down fiercely Saturday on demonstrators in central Moscow, beating some people and arresting more than 1,000 who were protesting the exclusion of opposition candidates from the ballot for Moscow city council. Pol...
23:26, 07/27/2019

DW journalist briefly arrested at Moscow protest DW's Sergey Dik was detained while covering an opposition rally in Moscow, despite telling officers he was a journalist. When he presented his press accreddiation to police, he was told it was "some worthless document."...
03:00, 07/28/2019

RPT-Moscow braces for another election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russians are expected to rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a police crackdown and a refusal by authorities to meet protesters' demands....
03:00, 08/10/2019

Moscow: Thousands protest local election Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of central Moscow to protest the upcoming city council ballot. Independent and opposition candidates have been barred from running....
16:39, 08/10/2019

Protesters in Moscow Demand Inclusion of Opposition Candidates on Election Ballot (MOSCOW) — Russian opposition leaders led a rally in Moscow of about 1,000 people Sunday to protest the city election commission’s decision that will keep several opposition candidates off the ballot in a local election. The unsanctioned ...
23:00, 07/14/2019

Russian police detain more than 200 at Moscow journalist protest Russian police said they had detained more than 200 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
14:26, 06/12/2019

Russian police arrest hundreds at Moscow protest Hundreds of people have been arrested during an unauthorised demonstration in Moscow about the exclusion of opposition candidates from the city council election ballot....
20:13, 07/27/2019

Moscow Election Protest Attracts Enormous Crowd MOSCOW — Tens of thousands of people rallied Saturday in one of Moscow’s biggest political protests in recent years, denouncing the exclusion of opposition and independent candidates from the Russian capital’s city council ballot. T...
23:52, 08/10/2019

Russian police say they detain over 200 at Moscow journalist protest Russian police said on Wednesday they had detained over 200 people at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
14:26, 06/12/2019

| Russian police detain hundreds at Moscow protest Russian police have detained hundreds of people attending a protest in the country's capital, Moscow, to demand free elections, according to a monitoring group....
01:00, 08/04/2019

Barring of Moscow council candidates draws 12,000 to protest About 12,000 people have turned out to protest the Moscow election commission’s decision to reject several opposition figures as candidates in the Russian capital’s city council election...
20:26, 07/20/2019

Moscow police use force to end election protest, arrest 600 Moscow police detained 600 people Saturday who are protesting the exclusion of some independent and opposition candidates from the city council ballot, a monitoring group said...
21:00, 08/03/2019

Russia Police Detain More Than 400 At Moscow Journalist Protest Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged......
17:52, 06/12/2019

Watch: Hundreds detained in Moscow protest for fair election Hundreds of people were arrested in Moscow on Saturday for a second weekend running as police again clamped down on a rally calling for free elections.        ...
18:13, 08/03/2019

Tens of thousands rally in Moscow in growing election protest Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal of authorities to allow a slate of independent candidates on the fall city council elections.        ...
03:26, 08/11/2019

Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city legislature....
19:52, 08/10/2019

Russian police make mass arrests at Moscow protest Nearly 200 detained in protest triggered by refusal to let opposition candidates stand in electionsRiot police in Moscow made mass arrests on Saturday in an attempt to quash a protest rally that had been banned by authorities.The rally was the latest...
17:52, 08/03/2019

Thousands protest for fair elections in Moscow, largest in 8 years A mass demonstration in Moscow on Saturday drew tens of thousands of protesters to denounce the exclusion of opposition candidates from next month’s local election.  ...
03:52, 08/11/2019

1,400 Arrested At Moscow Protest Demanding Free Elections In Russia Russian police arrested almost 1,400 people as they gathered in Moscow at the weekend to demand free and fair elections, a monitor said, the biggest crackdown on a rally in the country in years....
14:13, 07/28/2019

'I'll be PM of change', says Thai opposition candidate ahead of vote for PM An upstart Thai opposition politician vying to become prime minister called for change on Wednesday, as both houses of parliament convened for the first time since a 2014 coup to vote for either him or the chief of the ruling junta to be leader....
13:00, 06/05/2019

Turkey's Erdogan congratulates opposition candidate for Istanbul win Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan congratulated opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu on Sunday for winning Istanbul's re-run mayoral election according to unofficial results....
23:13, 06/23/2019

Thousands rally at election protest in Moscow, leading activist arrested Tens of thousands of Muscovites staged Russia's biggest political protest for years on Saturday, rallying to demand free city-wide elections in spite of a government crackdown....
16:39, 08/10/2019

UPDATE 5-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city legislature....
00:13, 08/11/2019

Silent 'free election' vigils held across Moscow amid protest ban After authorities rebuffed their rally plans, Russian activists stood in solitary silence at some of the city's monuments. Previous protests have sparked police action that saw 3,000 people arrested....
23:52, 08/17/2019

Moscow election protest attracts huge crowd, spurs spinoffs Tens of thousands of people rallied Saturday in one of Moscow’s biggest political protests in recent years, denouncing the exclusion of opposition and independent candidates from the Russian capital’s city council ballot...
20:39, 08/10/2019

UPDATE 6-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city legislature....
09:00, 08/11/2019

Hundreds detained in shoving match with Moscow police over election protest Hundreds of protesters, including prominent activists, were detained Saturday near the the Moscow mayor's office.        ...
01:26, 07/28/2019

Police beat some demonstrators, arrest hundreds at Moscow election protest Russian police cracked down hard on demonstrators in central Moscow who were protesting the exclusion of opposition candidates from city council elections....
20:39, 07/27/2019

Erdogan says opposition candidate's alleged insult could bar him from Istanbul mayoralty Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan intensified pressure on the opposition candidate in a re-run election for mayor of Istanbul by saying he would be barred from taking office if found guilty of insulting a provincial governor....
22:00, 06/19/2019

Only 17 Days in Office, Opposition Candidate Saw Spending to ‘Spoil a Mayor’ Before President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey forced a do-over of the Istanbul election, the opposition leader Ekrem Imamoglu found evidence of wasteful spending by Mr. Erdogan’s allies, he said....
02:13, 05/10/2019

Smaller parties may back main opposition candidate in Istanbul re-run Several small Turkish parties have signaled they could back the main opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul in an election re-run, in protest at electoral authorities' decision to cancel March's closely fought municipal election....
13:13, 05/07/2019

Opposition candidate wins rerun of Istanbul mayoral election The opposition candidate in the rerun of the mayoral race for Turkey's largest city claimed victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party....
22:00, 06/23/2019

Mauritania opposition candidate challenges presidential election result The third place candidate in Mauritania's presidential election filed an appeal late on Tuesday contesting the victory of ruling party candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani....
13:39, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Thousands rally at election protest in Moscow, leading activist arrested Tens of thousands of Muscovites staged Russia's biggest political protest for years on Saturday, rallying to demand free city-wide elections in spite of a government crackdown....
15:52, 08/10/2019

Russian riot officer filmed punching woman at Moscow election protest A widely-condemned video that shows a Russian riot police officer punching a woman in the stomach on the day of a sanctioned protest for free elections will be investigated by authorities, state-run media in the country has reported....
10:02, 08/14/2019

Thousands of demonstrators demand free elections in Moscow’s biggest protest in years A month of demonstrations over elections for the Moscow city legislature have turned into the biggest sustained protest movement in Russia since 2011-2013, when protesters took to the streets against perceived electoral fraud....
14:00, 08/11/2019

Istanbul election rerun: Opposition candidate wins key mayoral race Opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu has taken the lead in a high-stakes rerun of Istanbul's mayoral race. The results deal a blow to President Erdogan's ruling party, who'd called for the controversial redo of the vote....
19:00, 06/23/2019

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s quarter-century grip on the megalopolis and exposing troubles at his long-dominant ruling party....
20:26, 06/23/2019

Over Allegations Of EVM Swap, UP Alliance Candidate Sits On Protest Afzal Ansari, the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party joint candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur, has sat on protest outside the strongroom where the electronic voting machines are kept....
22:26, 05/20/2019

Moscow police arrest hundreds during protest calling for fair elections, group claims Police in Moscow arrested more than 750 people during a demonstration outside city hall on Saturday, where they were calling for fair elections after the upcoming city council elections on Sept. 8 excluded opposition candidates from being on the ball...
23:26, 07/27/2019

Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election ISTANBUL (AP) — Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election....
21:00, 06/23/2019

Opposition candidate wins in do-over of Istanbul’s mayoral race, dealing setback to Erdogan’s ruling party The ruling party candidate, Binali Yildirim, conceded the race after preliminary results showed Ekrem Imamoglu leading with nearly 54 percent of the votes.  ...
19:00, 06/23/2019

Albanian opposition resume protest to oust PM Albanian opposition supporters rallied on Monday in their tenth national protest since February to pressure Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit over what they say is election fraud....
02:13, 07/09/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition's frustration shows CARACAS, Venezuela — When a protester handed over a written appeal for the military's support on Saturday, a Venezuelan policeman burned the document and let the ashes fall to the ground....
15:26, 05/05/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition’s frustration shows The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country’s crisis is on display this weekend as President Nicolás Maduro seeks to maintain its support and opposition leader Juan Guaidó tries to woo it to his side....
02:13, 05/05/2019

Russia detains nearly 1,400 people in crackdown on opposition protest The protest, which authorities declared illegal beforehand, did not represent a major challenge to President Vladimir Putin and his allies who have the resources to break up such demonstrations and jail people....
15:26, 07/28/2019

Russian opposition plans new election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russian opposition protesters were expected to try and rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a sweeping police crackdown and ban on the event....
02:26, 08/03/2019

Zimbabwe police ban opposition protest planned for Monday Zimbabwe police have banned an anti-government demonstration planned for Monday by the country's main opposition party in the city of Bulawayo, saying it would likely result in "public disorder"....
10:00, 08/19/2019

Police detain Russian opposition politician ahead of protest Russian opposition politician Lyubov Sobol, an ally of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, said on social media on Saturday she had been detained by police ahead of a protest in Moscow....
15:26, 08/10/2019

Arrest of student at opposition protest roils top Russian university Luiza Agadzhanova had nothing to do with the anti-Kremlin opposition before police arrested a fellow student for taking part in a Moscow street protest last month. Now she's helping coordinate a campaign of her own....
12:39, 08/10/2019

Uganda: Opposition pop star Bobi Wine jailed over protest The Ugandan pop star and opposition figure known as Bobi Wine has been remanded to jail after being charged over his role in a street protest against social media tax last year...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Moscow court reverses Sergei Mitrokhin election ban A Moscow court has canceled a decision by the election commission to bar the opposition candidate from running in Moscow's upcoming election. Election restrictions have triggered major, long-running protests in Russia....
03:39, 08/14/2019

Sudan military issues warning to opposition over planned protest rally Sudan's ruling military council said on Saturday that a coalition of protest and opposition groups would bear the responsibility for any loss of life or damage resulting from a protest march planned for Sunday....
19:13, 06/29/2019

Police, soldiers deploy in Zimbabwe's Bulawayo as opposition appeals protest ban Soldiers and police deployed in large numbers in Zimbabwe's second city Bulawayo on Monday to enforce a ban on an anti-government demonstration, as the country's main opposition party challenged that decision in court....
11:39, 08/19/2019

"Cut Money Means Chief Minister": Opposition Leaders' Protest On "Scam" Lawmakers of Congress and CPM Monday staged a walkout from the West Bengal assembly protesting against the ongoing "cut money scam" and demanded inquiry into the incident....
20:52, 06/24/2019

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on protesters, after the ruling military council......
01:13, 06/15/2019

Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Arrested Ahead Of Protest Rally Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said he was arrested this morning, in an apparent move by the authorities to prevent a major protest rally this week....
10:52, 07/24/2019

Sudan security forces raid opposition group office ahead of protest Sudanese security forces raided the head office of a leading opposition group on Saturday, a day before huge protests that are planned to demand a transition to civilian rule, witnesses and a spokesman for the group said....
00:39, 06/30/2019

Opposition Leaders Stage Protest Demanding Complete Farm Loan Waiver Opposition lawmakers in Maharashtra today staged a protest here alleging agrarian crisis in the state and made a strong pitch for complete farm loan waiver....
10:26, 06/18/2019

Porn stars, artists, and sex workers protest at Instagram's HQ in opposition of the company's rules about nudity Light Rocket / Getty Images Sex workers, artists, and porn stars planned to protest outside of Instagram's Menlo Park HQ and New York City office on Wednesday in opposition of what they say are often wrongful deletions of their Instagram profiles. T...
05:13, 06/20/2019

Turkey’s state media say election officials ordered Istanbul’s mayoral election redone, voided opposition candidate win ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state media say election officials ordered Istanbul’s mayoral election redone, voided opposition candidate win....
20:00, 05/06/2019

Candidate Can't Switch To General Seat After Age Relaxation: Top Court A reserved category candidate, who has availed age relaxation in a selection process, cannot seek accommodation in or migration to general category seat at a later stage, the Supreme Court on Thursday......
22:52, 07/04/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson to face court over Brexit claims Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied about Brexit by stating Britain would be 350 million pounds a week better off outside the EU, a judge ruled on Wednesday....
15:13, 05/29/2019

Losing Indonesian candidate challenges election in court The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election filed a challenge Friday against the result in the country's top court just days after seven people died in rioting by his supporters in the capital....
22:26, 05/24/2019

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as calm returned to the capital Jakarta following a 24-hour spasm of apparently orchestrated violence. The...
06:39, 05/23/2019

No Top Court Reprieve For Mayawati's Party Candidate, Accused Of Rape The Supreme Court Friday refused to grant interim protection from arrest to a SP-BSP alliance candidate from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, who was seeking relief till May 23 in a rape......
18:00, 05/17/2019

Germany's AfD wins partial victory in court over candidate list The far-right party was forced to reduce its number of candidates for an upcoming regional election in eastern Germany. A state constitutional court said part of that decision was "highly likely illegal."...
12:00, 07/26/2019

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson to face court over Brexit comments Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied to the public about Brexit, a judge ruled on Wednesday....
12:52, 05/29/2019

Court should throw out Brexit case against UK PM candidate Johnson: lawyer A lawyer for Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, told London’s High Court on Friday that an attempt to prosecute him for allegedly lying about Brexit should be thrown out....
14:00, 06/07/2019

Mauritanian court confirms election win for government-backed candidate A Mauritanian court on Monday confirmed Mohamed Ould Ghazouani as the country's next president, dismissing an appeal by opposition candidates over alleged voting irregularities in last month's election....
17:52, 07/01/2019

Indonesia Court Rejects Presidential Candidate’s Voting Fraud Claims Judges threw out accusations by Prabowo Subianto, the son-in-law of the former dictator Suharto, clearing the way for a second term for President Joko Widodo....
18:52, 06/27/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson wins bid to stop court case over Brexit campaign bus claim Judges at London’s High Court have thrown out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, for allegedly lying about Brexit during the 2016 EU referendum campaign....
16:39, 06/07/2019

‘It is deception’: Brooklyn court candidate slams victor who switched to Jewish surname A Jewish Brooklyn judicial candidate says she was robbed of victory when her Protestant opponent changed her name to Cohen to seem more kosher at the ballot box. “It is deception,” Tehilah Berman, 49, told The Post of rival lawyer Caroline Piela’s le...
06:00, 06/30/2019

Tory candidate asks court to move federal election date off Jewish holiday Under federal law, election day can be no later than Oct. 21, the date of the Jewish holiday known as Shemini Atzeret, when Orthodox Jews are not permitted to work, vote or campaign....
01:39, 06/08/2019

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional Court on Friday after complaining that the vote was rigged....
10:00, 05/24/2019

Venezuela's top court opens probe into opposition lawmakers The Maduro-allied court is investigating opposition politicians on suspicion of treason. The National Assembly has argued that the move violates the legislators' parliamentary immunity....
22:00, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Venezuela top court targets opposition leaders CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Venezuela’s pro-government Supreme Court has opened a criminal investigation against seven opposition lawmakers in the aftermath of a failed ...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Thai court accepts complaints against PM, opposition leaders Thailand’s Constitutional Court has accepted complaints against the prime minister and two opposition party leaders in cases that could see them disqualified from office...
17:26, 07/19/2019

Cambodian court summons members of defunct opposition party A court in northwestern Cambodia has summoned for questioning more than two dozen regional members of the defunct opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party, accusing them of engaging in politics even though the party was dissolved by court order in ...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe as court rules against opposition protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest....
20:00, 08/16/2019

Venezuela top court accuses four opposition legislators of treason: statement Venezuela's supreme court on Tuesday accused four opposition legislators of treason and conspiracy, according to a statement posted on the court's Facebook page, following similar accusations earlier against 10 opposition lawmakers....
22:39, 05/14/2019

Venezuelan court asks pro-gov't assembly to allow prosecution of opposition lawmakers Venezuela's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had asked the country's Constituent Assembly, a pro-government legislative superbody, to determine whether to open criminal proceedings against seven opposition lawmakers including Henry Ramos, a former Na...
22:39, 05/07/2019

Venezuelan court asks pro-gov't assembly to consider probing opposition lawmakers Venezuela's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had asked the country's Constituent Assembly, a pro-government legislative superbody, to determine whether to open criminal proceedings against seven opposition lawmakers....
20:39, 05/07/2019

Top Court Rejects Opposition's Request To Increase EVM Paper Trail Count The Supreme Court today rejected a plea by 21 opposition parties that asked for counting of at least 50 per cent EVM paper trail machines in every assembly segment....
07:52, 05/07/2019

U.S. court rules against Maduro bid to oust opposition-backed Citgo board The board of Citgo Petroleum appointed by Venezuela's congress chief was properly seated, a U.S. court ruled, dealing a blow to contested Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's efforts to retake control of the Texas-based refiner....
20:39, 08/03/2019

Court Stays JNU Inquiry Against Teachers For Participating In Protest The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed the inquiry initiated by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) against its 45 faculty members for allegedly participating in a protest march in July last year....
04:26, 08/15/2019

| Police disperse crowd as Zimbabwe opposition calls off mass protests after court ban Opposition mass protests against deepening economic problems in Zimbabwe were called off after a court upheld an 11th hour ban imposed by the police....
12:26, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. court rules against Maduro bid to oust opposition-backed Citgo board The board of Citgo Petroleum appointed by Venezuela's congress chief was properly seated, a U.S. court ruled, dealing a blow to contested Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's efforts to retake control of the Texas-based refiner....
00:13, 08/04/2019

Zimbabwe court says main opposition leader illegitimate, party to challenge ruling Zimbabwe’s High Court on Wednesday declared Nelson Chamisa an illegitimate leader of the main opposition MDC party and ordered the movement to convene an extraordinary congress to choose a new leader after a month....
17:39, 05/08/2019

High Court Says Doctors' Protest Must End, Gives Bengal 7 Days To Respond The Calcutta High Court on Friday gave the West Bengal government seven days to respond to a public interest litigation or PIL on the doctors' strike that has crippled medical services in the state....
18:26, 06/14/2019

Venezuelan court orders opposition leader Lopez arrest after attempt to overthrow government The Supreme Tribunal of Justice on Thursday instructed police to detain Leopoldo López for violating terms of his house arrest.        ...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Senate backs appeals court judge from Calif. as Dems protest WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed a Los Angeles lawyer as a federal appeals court judge, despite opposition from California’s two Democratic senators. The Senate voted, 52-45, Wednesday to confirm Kenneth Lee’s nomination to the ...
03:52, 05/16/2019

Venezuela’s Supreme Court opens criminal action against 7 opposition figures for alleged treason and rebellion CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s Supreme Court opens criminal action against 7 opposition figures for alleged treason and rebellion....
20:52, 05/07/2019

Israelis protest moves to grant Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court Thousands of Israelis protested on Saturday against legislative steps that could grant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution and limit the power of the country's Supreme Court....
23:26, 05/25/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
16:52, 05/21/2019

Israelis protest plan to give Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court Opposition protesters have vowed not to let Benjamin Netanyahu undermine democracy, as they rallied against plans to grant the prime minister immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges....
00:39, 05/26/2019

Hong Kong court says deterrence only motive for sending protest leader back to jail Hong Kong's Court of Appeal sent a young leader of the Chinese-ruled city's 2014 "Umbrella" pro-democracy street protests back to jail on Thursday for contempt of court, ruling out any motive other than ensuring a "deterrent sentence"....
12:13, 05/16/2019

Hundreds gather at U.S. Supreme Court to protest state abortion bans as step backward Hundreds of abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures...
19:39, 05/21/2019

Yandex and FSB reach agreement on encryption keys - TASS Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said on Thursday that Internet giant Yandex had reached an agreement with the FSB security service on handing over encryption keys, TASS news agency reported....
16:00, 06/06/2019

Blasts rock Russian arms depot, eight injured - TASS A series of blasts rocked an arms depot at a Russian military base in Siberia on Monday, injuring eight people and prompting aluminum producer Rusal to suspend operations at the country's biggest alumina producing plant....
19:26, 08/05/2019

Russian fighter jets push NATO war plane away: TASS Russian fighter jets pushed away a NATO war plane after it tried to approach Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu's plane over neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, TASS news agency reported....
16:39, 08/13/2019

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan - TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agency quoted its head as saying on Thursday....
21:26, 06/06/2019

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan: TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agency quoted its head as saying on Thursday....
21:39, 06/06/2019

Russian govt to consider state support for sanctioned van maker GAZ - TASS Russia's Industry and Trade Ministry plans to ask the government to consider state support for van maker GAZ, which is under U.S. sanctions, TASS news agency cited Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov as saying on Friday....
17:52, 05/17/2019

Lukoil head says oil contamination losses insignificant to his firm: TASS Vagit Alekperov, president of Russia's Lukoil, said on Thursday he thought financial losses suffered by his company from contamination of the Russian Druzhba pipeline earlier this year were insignificant, TASS news agency reported....
11:26, 06/06/2019

Russia's security service searches magnate Yakobashvili's art gallery: TASS Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) searched a Moscow art gallery owned by prominent businessman David Yakobashvili on Tuesday as part of a criminal investigation, TASS news agency cited an unnamed security source as saying....
15:26, 06/18/2019

Russia to investigate Philips for alleged smartphone price fixing - TASS Russia's anti-monopoly service has opened an investigation into the Russian subsidiary of Dutch technology company Philips for alleged smartphone price fixing, TASS news agency cited the deputy head of the watchdog as saying on Thursday. (Reporting b...
14:39, 06/06/2019

Russian jet chases NATO plane away from defense minister's aircraft: TASS A Russian fighter jet saw off a NATO warplane after it approached a plane carrying Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu over neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, the TASS news agency reported on Tuesday....
19:15, 08/13/2019

Russia, Turkey are in talks on joint production of S-400 missile parts: TASS Russia and Turkey are in talks about the possibility of jointly manufacturing some components of Russia's S-400 missile defense system in Turkey, the TASS news agency cited Sergei Chemezov, head of Russia's Rostec state conglomerate, as saying....
11:39, 07/22/2019

Russia says plane in Venezuela carried rotation of military specialists: TASS Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that the Russian air force plane that landed in Venezuela this week was carrying a rotation of military specialists but that their number in the country had not increased, TASS news agency reported....
10:52, 06/26/2019

Russia says radiation levels rose by 4-16 times in city after accident: TASS Radiation levels in the Russian city of Severodvinsk rose by up to 16 times on Aug. 8 after an accident that authorities said involved a rocket test on a sea platform, Russia's state weather agency said on Tuesday, the TASS news agency reported....
10:39, 08/13/2019

Radiation briefly spikes in Russian city after rocket engine explosion: TASS A short-term spike in radiation levels was recorded in a northern Russian city after a rocket engine exploded at a military testing site on Thursday, TASS news agency cited a spokeswoman for city authorities in Severodvinsk as saying....
15:00, 08/08/2019

Russian foreign minister to hold rare talks with U.S. counterpart next week: TASS Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will hold rare face-to-face talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Finland next week, TASS news agency quoted a deputy Russian foreign minister as saying on Friday....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Russian Olympic chief calls on athletes to stay away from banned coaches: TASS Russia's Olympic chief on Thursday urged athletes to steer clear of coaches banned for doping after Reuters reported that two athletics coaches and one doctor serving doping suspensions were still working with athletes....
19:13, 06/13/2019

CORRECTED-Russia to investigate importer of Philips phones for suspected price fixing - TASS Russia's anti-monopoly service has opened an investigation into the official Russian importer of Dutch technology company Philips' phones for alleged smartphone price fixing, TASS news agency cited the deputy head of the watchdog as saying on Thursda...
16:00, 06/06/2019

Russian airline cancels Sukhoi Superjet order after fatal crash-landing - TASS Russian regional carrier Yamal Airlines said on Monday it was cancelling its planned purchase of 10 Sukhoi Superjet 100s, the same type of aircraft involved in a fatal crash-landing the previous day, the TASS news agency reported....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Sudan's military rulers suspend talks with protest leaders: protest leader Sudan's military rulers have indefinitely suspended talks with protest leaders on the establishment of a sovereign body, a leader of the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces said on Wednesday....
03:39, 05/16/2019

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9....
15:13, 06/03/2019

More than 1,000 arrested at Moscow protests More than 1,000 people have been arrested during a day of protests in Moscow against the exclusion of opposition candidates from the city council election ballot....
09:52, 07/28/2019

2,000 demonstrate in Moscow against police falsifications MOSCOW (AP) — About 2,000 people rallied in Moscow to protest the falsifying of cases by Russian police and the detention of political activists. The demonstration on Sunday, which authorities had sanctioned to take place, was the latest in a series ...
00:26, 06/24/2019

Authorities detain nearly 700 in Moscow protests Moscow police detained nearly 700 protesters Saturday as thousands gathered downtown in continuing protests that had been building for weeks after election officials prevented opposition candidates from running in September local elections....
21:52, 07/27/2019

Moscow Plane Fire Kills at Least 41 A Russian passenger plane caught fire after an emergency landing at one of Moscow’s main airports on Sunday, killing at least 41 people and triggering a criminal investigation into the incident....
01:13, 05/06/2019

MoMA PS1 Looks to Moscow to Hire New Director Kate Fowle brings her cultural expertise to Queens from the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Russia. She succeeds Klaus Biesenbach, who departed in October....
18:39, 06/26/2019

In Moscow, Riyadh and Washington, this is the age of the shameless lie As David Miliband argues in his Fulbright lecture, world leaders have found they can lie with impunity. We must not be complicit in their mendacityTruth or consequences, a parlour game in which players are penalised for dishonesty or wrongdoing, is m...
21:26, 06/22/2019

The Latest: Moscow police say over 1,000 arrests in protests Russian police have cracked down fiercely on demonstrators in central Moscow, beating some people and arresting more than 1,000 who were protesting the exclusion of opposition candidates from the ballot for Moscow city council...
09:26, 07/28/2019

Russia protests: More than 1,000 arrested at Moscow rally More than 1,000 people have been arrested in Moscow during a protest against the exclusion of some opposition candidates from an upcoming election to the city council....
05:00, 07/28/2019

| 5 Russian weightlifters suspended on Moscow lab returns Five Russian weightlifters, including a 2012 Olympic bronze medallist, have been provisionally suspended by the International Weightlifting Federation....
20:01, 08/13/2019

Investigative journalist put under house arrest in Moscow Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was placed under two months' house arrest in Moscow on Saturday while he is investigated for drug peddling, as a court rejected a request from investigators to hold him in custody....
23:00, 06/08/2019

Several burned in fire at thermal plant near Moscow A major fire caused by a possible explosion at the Severnaya Thermal Power Plant near Moscow injured at least eight people Thursday, authorities said....
16:52, 07/11/2019

| Moscow announces ceasefire in northwest Syria Moscow has announced a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib province after weeks of intensified rocket fire and air strikes by regime and Russian forces....
15:26, 06/13/2019

Moscow protests: 'It is our civic duty to go out on the streets' Old and young gathered in central Moscow on Saturday to demand a free and fair election. Nearly 700 people were detained in the latest opposition rally but the protesters who spoke with DW said they wouldn't be deterred....
03:52, 08/04/2019

At least 13 die in fiery Moscow jet landing caught on video A Russian Aeroflot jet landed in Moscow engulfed in flames and billowing smoke Sunday in a deadly crash captured on dramatic video.        ...
22:13, 05/05/2019

Upcoming Moscow protests will set stage for Russia’s next act Another major protest planned for Saturday in Moscow could embolden President Vladimir Putin’s critics. Or the Kremlin may try to draw a line on the growing number of demonstrations with baton-wielding police....
04:39, 08/09/2019

Moscow residents fight back against 'second Chernobyl' Plans for a new highway through Russia's capital have sparked protests. Locals say the project could cut straight through a nuclear waste site, sending radioactive dust into the air and into Moscow's river....
21:39, 07/23/2019

Putin invites Trump to Moscow for 2020 V-Day Russian President Vladimir Putin invited his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Friday to attend the May 9 Victory Day commemorative events in Moscow next year, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said....
14:52, 06/28/2019

Hundreds rally in Moscow over journalist case Several hundred protesters gathered in Moscow on Sunday in a small, government-authorized rally supporting investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and decrying abuse of power over his five-day arrest this month on drug charges....
17:39, 06/16/2019

Unclothed man displays more than art in Moscow gallery stroll: RIA A man stripped down to skimpy underwear and took a stroll through Moscow's State Tretyakov Gallery on Wednesday evening in what it called an "unsanctioned performance," the RIA news agency reported....
19:00, 04/28/2019

OPEC's Partnership Concentrates Power in Riyadh and Moscow This week, the 14 members of OPEC extended an agreement with 10 other countries led by Russia to continue oil production cuts into 2020. While on paper the cartel trying to corral prices has widened considerably, the nexus of decision making has narr...
21:26, 07/03/2019

Multiple arrests at Moscow protests over journalist's arrest Police warned that a march against alleged police framing of a journalist would be illegal. Protesters marched regardless and were met with a heavy response....
21:52, 06/12/2019

Tesla car catches fire after hitting tow truck in Moscow The driver said he was in a drive assistance mode but still holding the steering wheel when the car crashed into the stationary tow truck that he had not noticed....
06:39, 08/13/2019

Moscow couple shaken but defiant after police crackdown Images of a young Moscow couple being beaten in a police crackdown against protesters have spread on Russian social media, and they say the violence has left them shaken but with their resolve strengthened...
21:39, 07/31/2019

| Well-travelled former World Cup winner Schuerrle heads to Moscow Former World Cup winner Andre Schuerrle moved from Borussia Dortmund to Spartak Moscow on a season-long loan deal on Wednesday, the Russian club announced....
21:13, 07/31/2019

Parents sue tycoon’s firm over dysentery outbreak in Moscow MOSCOW (AP) — Scores of children have been sickened in an outbreak of dysentery at several state-run day care centers in Moscow, and their parents have filed suit against a catering company controlled by a Kremlin-connected businessman. Parents of 41...
12:39, 05/14/2019

After cover-ups, Moscow’s doping lab makes quiet return MOSCOW (AP) — The Moscow laboratory that was shut down in 2015 following doping cover-ups has quietly become a crucial part of the world’s drug-testing system once again. Under an often-overlooked provision in anti-doping rules, the lab handled...
20:13, 05/03/2019

Protesters are taking to the streets in Moscow. The Kremlin is watching to see if others will do the same It's marching season in Moscow: Over the weekend, police detained more than 1,000 people in protests over municipal elections scheduled for September....
19:39, 07/29/2019

Kremlin says protests in Moscow have not created political crisis The Kremlin denied on Tuesday that political protests in Moscow in recent weeks have created a political crisis in Russia in its first comments on the rallies....
14:13, 08/13/2019

Moscow’s Pushkin Museum presents Modernist art treasures Iconic art works by Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Paul Gaugin, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso are among treasures from the early 20th century collection of Russian businessman Sergei Shchukin going on show in a major exhibition at Moscow’s Pushkin Mus...
16:52, 06/19/2019

Moscow police detain Pussy Riot member, 6 others MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow police have detained a member of the Pussy Riot protest group for the second time in a month and a Russian official says he expects she will face drug charges. Veronika Nikulshina, one of the four members of the collective who we...
16:39, 05/09/2019

‘Third Man’ in Skripal Attack Was Link to Moscow, Investigative Group Says Independent Bellingcat researchers traced phone use by Denis Sergeyev, who is believed to have coordinated the nerve-agent attack on the former Russian spy Sergei V. Skripal....
20:00, 06/30/2019

Moscow chief rabbi: Europe is 'forgetting the past' Anti-Semitism and far-right extremism are rising, while minorities' religious freedoms are being limited, says Pinchas Goldschmidt, who heads the Conference of European Rabbis. He fears for Jews' very existence....
21:13, 05/12/2019

Many dead after plane burst into flames while landing in Moscow At least 40 people died in the fiery wreck, including two children, Russia’s Investigative Committee announced.        ...
05:39, 05/06/2019

| WATCH: 13 killed as plane lands in flames in Moscow Thirteen people were killed Sunday in a fiery airplane accident at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, a spokeswoman for the Russian Investigative Committee said....
03:13, 05/06/2019

Doping: WADA retrieves more than 2,000 samples from tainted Moscow lab The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Tuesday it had retrieved more than 2,000 samples from a tainted Moscow laboratory that will be used to strengthen cases against athletes who may have cheated....
21:00, 04/30/2019

| WADA targets 298 athletes in disgraced Moscow lab files WADA says it was "compiling strong evidence" of doping with 298 athletes from files and samples retrieved from Moscow's disgraced former drug-testing laboratory....
00:26, 07/03/2019

Moscow Antigovernment Rally Draws Tens of Thousands Nearly 50,000 people flooded a broad boulevard in Moscow, calling for an end to political controls under Russian President Vladimir Putin and decrying recent weeks’ police violence....
09:00, 08/11/2019

Germany calls on Russia to release Moscow protesters Moscow authorities arrested more than 800 people for participating in an unauthorized rally. But some residents said they "had no option left but to protest" in the face of a growing crackdown on independent candidates....
17:00, 08/04/2019

4-year-old girl’s message in a bottle gets reply from Moscow Little Taylor Powell threw a message in a bottle into the sea while vacationing in Spain — and got a reply from Moscow. Taylor, 4, put a selfie in the bottle with her dad’s phone number and the message: “If you find this picture, please respond with ...
19:39, 07/02/2019

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained in Moscow A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offences, the police said on Friday, but his lawyer and employer said he had been framed....
14:00, 06/07/2019

Moscow Police Arrest 800 During Contentious Election Protests (MOSCOW) — Police in Moscow cracked down hard on unsanctioned election protests for the second weekend in a row Saturday, detaining more than 800 people at a rally against the exclusion from city council contests of some independent and opposit...
00:13, 08/04/2019

Russian, Venezuelan foreign ministers to meet in Moscow Russian state news agencies say Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is to meet with his Venezuelan counterpart on Sunday, a day before Lavrov is to meet the U.S. secretary of state amid growing tensions over the Venezuela crisis....
16:39, 05/04/2019

Russia Denies Visas for U.S. Teachers at Moscow School Russia has denied visas for teachers at a school in Moscow run by the U.S., British and Canadian embassies, adding to tensions between Washington and Moscow....
04:13, 07/18/2019

Russian journalist in Moscow police custody sent to hospital A prominent investigative journalist who was detained on drug-dealing charges in Russia is being taken to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly in police custody...
16:00, 06/08/2019

About 1,000 commuters spend hours trapped in Moscow subway MOSCOW (AP) — About 1,000 commuters have been trapped in a Moscow subway for several hours because of a power outage. Moscow’s subway said in a statement that passengers of three subway trains have been safely evacuated and there have been no i...
23:00, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Russian group says 520 people arrested in Moscow A Russian organization that monitors political arrests says more than 500 people have been detained in Moscow during a demonstration protesting the exclusion of some opposition candidates from the Sept. 8 ballot for the Moscow city council...
17:00, 07/27/2019

Moscow wants to be a model smart city; this is how they plan to achieve it The concept of smart cities is a well trodden one and has been at the core of the expansion of some of the world’s big megalopolises. Moscow, however, rarely comes to mind when thinking about technology, primarily because Russia is often ...
21:39, 08/14/2019

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

Moscow police arrest hundreds of protesters ahead of election Demonstrators are demanding opposition candidates be allowed to run for city councilRussian authorities detained hundreds of protesters in Moscow on Saturday, in an attempt to quash a recent surge in protest mood that has spooked the Kremlin. Police ...
19:26, 07/27/2019

Russian riot officer filmed punching woman in Moscow Russian authorities have opened an investigation into a widely-condemned incident of a riot police officer punching a woman in the stomach during protests in Moscow....
16:52, 08/14/2019

CSKA Moscow beats Efes Istanbul 91-83 in Euroleague final VITORIA, Spain (AP) — Americans Will Clyburn and Cory Higgins scored 20 points each to lead CSKA Moscow to the Euroleague title in a 91-83 win over Efes Istanbul in Sunday’s final. It was the eighth European title for the Russian team, leaving ...
03:13, 05/20/2019

Hundreds Arrested in Moscow as Protests Pile Pressure on Putin Police detained hundreds of people at a protest in the Russian capital demanding fair elections, as a recent wave of public discontent in Russia showed few signs of abating....
18:13, 08/03/2019

‘Moscow Mitch’ Tag Enrages McConnell and Squeezes G.O.P. on Election Security Mr. McConnell, the Senate leader, has typically embraced nasty nicknames by critics. But criticism of his role in blocking election measures has taken hold in an unusual way....
00:00, 07/31/2019

Russian Investigative Journalist in Moscow Police Custody Sent to Hospital MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent investigative journalist who was detained on drug-dealing charges in Russia is being taken to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly in police custody. The Moscow police department said Saturday that an emerg...
17:39, 06/08/2019

Putin, visiting Italy, says wants Rome to help mend Moscow-EU ties Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Italy would battle to restore fully fledged relations between the European Union and Russia and help persuade the bloc's new leadership that sanctions on Moscow were counter-productive....
23:13, 07/04/2019

Ex-owner of Russia's largest independent oil refinery arrested in Moscow A former owner of the debt-laden Antipinsky refinery, Russia's largest independent oil-processing plant, was arrested in Moscow, his company said in a statement on Sunday....
04:52, 07/15/2019

Exec who worked on Moscow Trump Tower to be subpoenaed after no-show House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said the committee will subpoena Sater after he “agreed to appear this morning and he did not show up.”...
23:39, 06/21/2019

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter program....
23:13, 06/07/2019

Taliban say "occupation" must end for Afghan peace as delegates meet in Moscow A Taliban delegation met a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow on Tuesday, insisting that international forces must leave Afghanistan for peace to be agreed, amid gathering diplomatic efforts to end the 18-year war....
14:26, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Russia Recovers 41 Bodies From Moscow Plane Fire MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the deadly plane fire at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Russia’s transportation minister says 41 bodies have been recovered from the burned wreckage of an Aeroflot plane at Moscow&#...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Russian lawmaker accuses U.S. of meddling in Moscow city election: RIA A senior Russian lawmaker on Thursday accused the United States of meddling in a Moscow city election next month by organizing what he called provocations in the Russian capital, the RIA news agency reported....
17:00, 08/08/2019

Taliban say progress made at Afghan talks in Moscow but no breakthrough A Taliban official said on Thursday that decent progress had been made at talks with a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow but that there had been no breakthrough in their bid to end 18 years of war and that further talks would be needed....
14:26, 05/30/2019

Russian police detain 311 protesters in central Moscow - monitor Russian police detained 311 people in central Moscow during an unauthorized opposition protest on Saturday, independent monitoring group OVD-info reported....
23:26, 08/03/2019

Ukraine detains Russian tanker, Moscow warns of consequences Ukraine said on Thursday it had detained a Russian tanker for its alleged involvement in the seizure of three Ukrainian vessels by Russia in November, and Moscow threatened consequences if Russian citizens were "taken hostage"....
16:39, 07/25/2019

Over 300 people arrested in Moscow protests calling for fair elections More than 300 people were arrested Saturday during protests in Moscow calling for fair and free upcoming local elections, according to an independent monitoring group....
19:52, 08/03/2019

Faced with protests, Putin blinks -- but don't expect a Moscow Spring Russian President Vladimir Putin has been in power for nearly two decades, but he still has the capacity to surprise: This week, he unexpectedly showed that the Kremlin -- on rare occasions -- has a reverse gear....
10:39, 06/15/2019

Tesla electric car catches fire after hitting tow truck in Moscow A Tesla Model 3 electric car caught fire after crashing into a parked tow truck on a Moscow motorway late on Saturday, with the Tesla driver saying he had failed to see the vehicle with which he collided....
20:06, 08/11/2019

Russia protests: Police arrest hundreds at Moscow rally Demonstrators in Russia have launched fresh protests against unfair treatment of the opposition ahead of city elections in Moscow next month. Authorities have detained hundreds of protesters, a monitoring group said....
18:13, 08/03/2019

Pompeo skips Moscow to meet with European officials on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has changed the schedule for his latest trip to Europe, substituting a stop in Brussels for one in Moscow to discuss Iran and other issues with European officials. A State Department official says Pomp...
08:13, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Burning plane lands at Moscow airport; 1 death MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on an airplane that landed in flames at a Moscow airport (all times local): 8:00 p.m. Russian officials say one person died and at least four were injured after a plane belonging to flagship carrier Aeroflot made an emergency...
19:52, 05/05/2019

Plane lands in Moscow covered in flames; 1 death reported Officials say one person died and at least four were injured after a plane belonging to Russia’s flagship carrier Aeroflot made an emergency landing in Moscow covered in flames and with smoke billowing from its rear section...
20:39, 05/05/2019

Burning Aeroflot plane lands in Moscow, injuries reported MOSCOW (AP) — A plane belonging to Russian national carrier Aeroflot has landed in flames at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport and unconfirmed reports say at least five people have been injured. Video on Russian news channel Rossiya-24 showed the p...
19:52, 05/05/2019

Putin’s Uncertain Future Shadows a Crackdown on Moscow Protests With questions over what will happen when the Russian leader’s term ends in 2024, the Kremlin appears resolved to prevent critics from gaining a political foothold....
21:39, 08/02/2019

41 dead in Moscow plane fire; Experts hunt for reason why Russian officials say emergency workers have recovered 41 bodies and two flight recorders from the wreckage of a plane that caught fire during an emergency landing in Moscow...
12:13, 05/06/2019

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

Thousands Out On Moscow Streets To Seek "Free Elections", Many Arrested Police in Moscow said they arrested more than 1,000 people Saturday at a banned opposition protest calling for city authorities to reverse decisions to exclude key opposition candidates from the......
09:26, 07/28/2019

Russia-born executive to testify about Trump Moscow project WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee is set to interview Russia-born business executive Felix Sater about his behind-the-scenes role in Donald Trump’s effort to build a skyscraper in Moscow during the presidential election. The st...
10:13, 06/21/2019

Kirill Serebrennikov, director detained in Moscow: 'Complexity is resistance' Once the toast of Russia’s avant garde, Serebennikov now faces a 10-year jail sentence. As his powerful, sexually charged play Outside is staged in Avignon, he vows he won’t be silencedOn the stage of a small theatre outside Avignon, a man paces arou...
16:52, 07/22/2019

Moscow plane fire: reports claim jet was struck by lightning Pilot error or technical fault also mentioned as possible causes of blaze that killed 41Russian authorities have said the deadly fire onboard an Aeroflot passenger jet was probably caused by pilot error, a technical malfunction or “adverse weather co...
19:52, 05/06/2019

Russian police start detaining protesters in central Moscow Russian police started detaining people in central Moscow on Saturday during an unauthorized opposition protest with one monitoring group, OVD-info, saying at least six people had been taken into custody....
23:26, 08/03/2019

Putin leads Russian naval parade after crackdown in Moscow President Vladimir Putin has led Russia’s first major naval parade in years the day after a violent police crackdown on anti-government protesters in Moscow...
14:13, 07/28/2019

Nikola Vlasic signs for CSKA Moscow on 5-year deal MOSCOW (AP) — CSKA Moscow has signed attacking midfielder Nikola Vlasic from Everton after he spent last season on loan with the Russian club. The 21-year-old Croat endeared himself to CSKA fans by scoring the only goal in a 1-0 Champions League win ...
14:26, 06/19/2019

Thousands of protesters clash with riot police in Moscow over elections Riot police in Moscow clashed with about 3,500 protesters who took to the streets after authorities barred dozens of opposition candidates from upcoming local elections in the Russian capital....
03:00, 07/28/2019

Kremlin lauds 'hero' pilots after emergency landing near Moscow The Kremlin lauded two Russian pilots as heroes and said they would be handed state awards after they landed an airliner carrying 233 people in a cornfield outside Moscow after striking a flock of birds during take-off....
14:52, 08/15/2019

U.S.-Russia Ties at Most Dangerous Point in Years, Says a Top Moscow Diplomat Relations between the U.S. and Russia are at their most dangerous point in years, said a top Russian diplomat, with the two rivals locked in a stalemate over how to revive an important Cold War-era arms treaty and President Vladimir Putin blaming Was...
00:00, 06/12/2019

Thousands march in Moscow demanding open city elections More than 100 arrested in biggest opposition rally in six years, prompted by disqualification of independent candidates Russia’s opposition held its largest protest in years in central Moscow in a show of strength and defiance after previous rallies ...
22:13, 08/10/2019

Venezuela to open PDVSA office in Moscow this month: Ifax Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA plans to open an office in Moscow this month, Interfax news agency cited Venezuela's oil minister as saying on Thursday during a trip to the Russian city of St Petersburg....
13:26, 06/06/2019

North Korea frees Russian fishing boat: Moscow The vessel was detained more than a week ago after Pyongyang accused the crew of entering its territorial waters. Fifteen Russians and two South Korean nationals were on board....
16:13, 07/28/2019

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed on to a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
21:52, 08/13/2019

Florida appeals court sends abortion challenge back to lower court A Florida appeals court on Thursday sent a lawsuit challenging a state measure requiring a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions back to the lower court after a judge ruled last year that the law was unconstitutional....
23:13, 08/01/2019

Top Court Directs Setting Up Exclusive Court To Handle Child Abuse Cases The Supreme Court today issued directions for setting up of a centrally-funded exclusive court in all districts where 100 or more cases have been set up under the Protection of Children from Sexual......
10:39, 07/25/2019

Top Court Stays High Court Order Stopping Retrospective Black Money Law The Supreme Court today stayed the Delhi High Court order which had held that the 2016 black money law cannot be allowed to operate with retrospective effect from July 2015 to book and probe......
13:52, 05/21/2019

Jayalalithaa Gifts Case: Top Court Rejects Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to interfere with the 2011 order of the Madras High Court quashing a case against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and two others for receiving......
12:00, 07/09/2019

Supreme Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case NCP leader Dhananjay Munde got relief today from the Supreme Court which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against him for alleged illegal purchase of a government......
12:00, 06/14/2019

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns the court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed onto a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
20:02, 08/13/2019

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal......
14:52, 06/13/2019

EU's top court finds cutting retirement age for Poland's Supreme Court unlawful The European Union's highest court ruled on Monday that Poland's judiciary reform to lower the retirement age for the country's supreme court judges was against EU law, in a blow to the Polish eurosceptic government....
15:52, 06/24/2019

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street shortly before noon wearing a body camera, and lay o...
23:39, 06/11/2019

New Triple Talaq Law Challenged In Supreme Court, Delhi High Court The new legislation which makes the practice of instant divorce through ''triple talaq'' among Muslims a punishable offence with 3-year imprisonment was challenged in the Supreme Court and the Delhi......
00:26, 08/03/2019

Trial Court Order Prosecuting Reliance Officials Set Aside By Delhi Court The Delhi High Court Thursday set aside a trial court order allowing criminal prosecution of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and its then three senior officials for allegedly possessing secret documents......
20:26, 08/01/2019

Supreme Court sends dispute over Fosamax back to lower court WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is sending a dispute between drugmaker Merck and patients who used its bone-strengthening drug Fosamax back to a lower court. The high court ruled Monday that a lawsuit involving hundreds of people who sued allegin...
18:13, 05/20/2019

Cases With Court-Monitored Probe Showed Better Outcome: Top Court Judge Cases in which probe was being monitored by courts have shown a better outcome, Justice Dhananjaya Chandrachud has said, while making an observation regarding the acquittal of all the accused in the......
13:52, 08/18/2019

U.S. Supreme Court sends lesbian wedding cake dispute back to lower court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another case pitting gay rights against religious right...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Appeals Court Judges Send Emoluments Suit Against Trump Back to a Lower Court A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about separation of powers....
06:26, 07/20/2019

Supreme Court sends Oregon wedding cake case back to lower court The US Supreme Court on Monday tossed a state court ruling that upheld a $135,000 fine for an Oregon cake shop for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. The high court’s ruling was a small victory for Melissa and Aaron Klein — w...
22:39, 06/17/2019

Top Court Refuses To Stay Madras High Court Order On Kiran Bedi's Powers The court declined to stay a Madras High Court order restricting Puducherry Lieutanant Governor Kiran Bedi's authority to act independently of an elected government in the Union Territory...
11:00, 05/10/2019

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state fines pushed them out of business....
17:00, 06/17/2019

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Pick To Head Andhra High Court The government is learnt to have asked the Supreme Court collegium to reconsider its recommendation to elevate a judge of the Allahabad High Court as chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court....
16:26, 07/21/2019

US Supreme Court Sends Lesbian Wedding Cake Dispute Back To Lower Court The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another......
02:13, 06/18/2019

Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico SAN DIEGO (AP) — Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico....
04:26, 05/08/2019

Burning Russian plane crash-lands at Moscow airport; at least 41 dead A burning Aeroflot plane crash-landed at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport on Sunday, killing at least 41 people and injuring at least six others. Russian state news agency TASS reports....
04:52, 05/06/2019

U.S. Cyber Command Bolsters Allied Defenses to Impose Cost on Moscow Deployments to allied countries give the American military an early look at Russian online weapons and new tactics Moscow may intend to use on the United States....
23:52, 05/07/2019

Moscow acknowledges mysterious rocket explosion involved nuclear workers Russia's state nuclear agency acknowledged for the first time on Saturday that nuclear workers were involved in an explosion during a rocket engine test that caused a spike in radiation in a nearby city....
19:52, 08/10/2019

Michael Cohen: Trump's lawyer advised me to lie about Moscow tower project Recently released transcripts of a closed-door meeting show Cohen accusing Jay Sekulow of telling him to lie to CongressDonald Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawma...
05:26, 05/21/2019

Kebabs and rock music: Moscow's ruse for luring the young away from politics ‘Spoiler’ festivals are being held in Russia to try to keep young protesters off the streetsOnce there were bread and circuses. Now there are DJ sets and kebabs.As thousands of Russians prepare for opposition protests for the third straight weekend i...
13:26, 08/10/2019

Russian police detain Crimean Tatar protesters on Moscow's Red Square Russian police detained seven Crimean Tatars on Moscow's Red Square on Wednesday after dispersing a demonstration that had aimed to draw attention to alleged rights abuses on the Black Sea peninsula which Russia annexed from Ukraine five years ago....
14:00, 07/10/2019

41 dead after Russian passenger plane crash lands at Moscow airport Television footage showed the Sukhoi Superjet-100 making an emergency landing at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport with much of the rear part of the plane engulfed in flames....
04:00, 05/06/2019

Huntsman, U.S. envoy to Moscow, resigns amid talk of possible Utah political run The U.S. ambassador to Russia, Jon Huntsman, has resigned from his post after two years as Washington's envoy to Moscow, the State Department said on Wednesday, amid speculation he plans to run for Utah governor....
15:00, 08/07/2019

Passenger plane bursts into flames while LANDING at Moscow airport – 13 dead A FIRE has ripped through a passenger plane in Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow with 13 dead, including two children, according to Russian reports....
22:39, 05/05/2019

At least 13 reported killed when Aeroflot jet burns after making emergency landing in Moscow The Russian-made Sukhoi Superjet carrying 78 people was engulfed in flames as it careened across the runway at Sheremetyevo International Airport, with thick, black smoke pouring out behind it, footage from the scene showed....
20:39, 05/05/2019

1 Dead, Many Injured As Plane On Fire Makes Emergency Landing In Moscow "Several people were injured" when a passenger plane made an emergency landing at Moscow's busiest airport and caught fire, Russian state news agency TASS reported....
20:39, 05/05/2019

Russia Probes Pilot Error After Deadly Moscow Plane Blaze Russian investigators were on Tuesday considering pilot error as the cause of a crash-landing that saw a plane erupt in flames at Moscow's busiest airport and kill 41 people, media reported...
20:39, 05/07/2019

At Least 13 Dead as Russian Plane Lands in Flames at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport (MOSCOW) — Thirteen people were killed Sunday in a fiery airplane accident at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, a spokeswoman for the Russian Investigative Committee said. The Sukhoi SSJ100 operated by national airline Aeroflot had 73 passen...
00:52, 05/06/2019

More than 40 believed dead as Aeroflot plane catches fire at Moscow airport Sukhoi Superjet with 78 passengers and crew onboard burst into flames while attempting emergency landing A Russian passenger jet burst into flames on Sunday while attempting an emergency landing at a Moscow airport, leaving as many as 41 passengers d...
00:39, 05/06/2019

Russian Air Strikes On Syria Market Kill 23, Moscow Denies: Monitor Russian air strikes on a market in northwestern Syria killed 23 people on Monday, a monitor said, in the latest violence to plague the country's last major opposition bastion....
19:26, 07/22/2019

Thirteen killed after Russian passenger plane crash lands in Moscow Thirteen people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed on Sunday, including two children, after the aircraft caught fire as it made a bumpy emergency landing at a Moscow airport, Russian investigators said....
23:00, 05/05/2019

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

Burning Russian passenger plane makes emergency landing in Moscow A plane belonging to Russian national carrier Aeroflot has landed in flames at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport and unconfirmed reports say at least five people have been injured....
19:26, 05/05/2019

Sukhoi passenger jet catches fire, makes crash landing in Moscow A Russian-made jet was forced to make an emergency landing at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, with images from the scene showing flames and smoke at the end of the aircraft. Over a dozen people have died, officials said....
22:26, 05/05/2019

Michael Cohen claimed Jay Sekulow told him to lie about Trump Tower Moscow President Trump’s longtime lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen told lawmakers on Capitol Hill that Jay Sekulow instructed him to provide false testimony about Trump Tower in Moscow, transcripts released on Monday showed. Cohen said in January that S...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Russian Reporter Who Exposed Moscow Graft Faces Drug Charges The police announced the detention of Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist, on drug charges, a method to silence independent voices that critics say is common....
18:26, 06/07/2019

Tesla Model 3 catches fire after colliding with a parked truck in Moscow Matthew DeBord/BI A Tesla Model 3 electric car caught fire after crashing into a parked tow truck on a Moscow motorway late on Saturday. Asked in a video published on REN TV website if he was using an Autopilot self-driving system, driver Alexei Tr...
07:26, 08/13/2019

Rammstein members kiss onstage in Moscow in defiance of Russia's "gay propaganda" law We’ve previously reported on Russia’s “gay propaganda” law, which Vladimir Putin signed into existence in 2013. Basically, the law is meant to ban the distribution of “propaganda of homosexuality among minors,” and has resulted in the recent Elton Jo...
04:26, 08/01/2019

Hundreds arrested in Moscow protests over how police handled journalist case A day after investigative journalist Ivan Golunov went free, protesters in Moscow sought greater punishment for the police officers who allegedly framed him....
19:26, 06/12/2019

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov arrested in Moscow on drug charges A prominent Russian investigative journalist, known for his reporting on corruption, has been arrested in Moscow, according to the state news agency TASS....
23:52, 06/07/2019

Russian plane crash-lands outside Moscow after striking flock of gulls A Russian passenger jet flew into a flock of birds then crash-landed in a cornfield just outside a Moscow airport Thursday, according to Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency....
21:39, 08/15/2019

Russia Denies Visas for Teachers at Anglo-American School in Moscow United States officials say the blow to the school, which educates many diplomats’ children, is meant to pressure the Americans over political disputes....
23:00, 07/16/2019

Multiple injuries reported after fire breaks out at Moscow power plant The fire had broken out at Thermal Power Station-27 in the Mytishchi district northeast of Moscow, injuring six to nine people, the energy ministry and Russian media reports said earlier on Thursday....
16:26, 07/11/2019

Cabinet Approves Setting Up Of ISRO's Technical Liaison Unit In Moscow The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of ISRO Technical Liaison Unit in Moscow to enable effective technical coordination for timely interventions on diversified matters with Russia......
21:13, 07/31/2019

Police detain hundreds in Moscow during protests over Russian journalist – video Hundreds of people were detained in central Moscow on Wednesday as protesters rallied to demand that charges be brought against the police officers who planted drugs on Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist whose arrest sparked widespread public ...
20:26, 06/13/2019

Russia's Lavrov says 'not true' Moscow asked Maduro not to leave Venezuela: RIA Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov dismissed as untrue on Thursday assertions by U.S. officials that Moscow had urged Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro not to leave the country amid the continuing unrest there, RIA news agency reported....
16:52, 05/02/2019

Syrian rebels say Moscow deploys ground forces in Idlib campaign Russia has sent special forces in recent days to fight alongside Syrian army troops struggling to make gains in a more than two month assault in northwestern Syria to seize the last opposition bastion, senior rebel commanders said....
03:26, 07/18/2019

Afghan Taliban delegation to visit Moscow as peace push grows A Taliban delegation led by the movement's chief negotiator will visit Moscow this week to attend a ceremony expected to be followed by informal talks with senior Afghan politicians on the peace process, officials said on Monday....
17:39, 05/27/2019

Instagram influencer found dead inside suitcase in her Moscow apartment Twenty-four-year-old Ekaterina Karaglanova’s body was discovered with knife wounds inside a suitcase in her Moscow apartment.        ...
16:26, 07/31/2019

Mike Pompeo cancels trip to Moscow amid tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday canceled his trip to Moscow -- but not to Sochi -- opting instead to stop in Brussels amid rising tensions with Iran....
22:52, 05/13/2019

Russian Police Detain Thousands Following Violent Crackdown on Moscow Protests If you need a reminder of what Donald Trump’s idol, Russian President Vladimir Putin, thinks of the people’s right to democratic reform, look no further than Saturday’s opposition protests in Moscow and the police’s horribly violent response....
11:13, 07/29/2019

Kremlin shrugs off Moscow protests, backs tough police response The Kremlin on Tuesday shrugged off five weeks of street protests in support of free elections in Moscow, saying the situation had not warranted comment from President Vladimir Putin and voicing strong support for the tough police response....
19:15, 08/13/2019

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
23:52, 06/08/2019

Forty-one reported killed after Russian passenger plane crash-lands in Moscow Forty-one people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed on Sunday, including two children, after the aircraft caught fire as it made a bumpy emergency landing at a Moscow airport, Russian investigators said....
00:00, 05/06/2019

Terrifying footage emerges from fiery Moscow plane crash that left 41 dead Video has emerged showing the moment a Russian airliner caught fire while making an emergency landing at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport on Sunday, which left 41 people dead in the aftermath....
22:13, 05/07/2019

Italy aide linked to Russia funding accusations frequented Moscow: BuzzFeed An aide to Italy's deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini, at the center of accusations the ruling League party sought millions of euros via a secret Russian oil deal, flew back-and-forth to Moscow last year, news website BuzzFeed said on Thursday....
21:52, 08/08/2019

Bundesliga transfers: Andre Schürrle leaves Borussia Dortmund for Spartak Moscow Andre Schürrle is on the move again, this time to Spartak Moscow on loan. The Borussia Dortmund winger will be the second 2014 World Cup winner to ply his trade in Russia while Sebastian Rudy is back at Hoffenheim....
19:39, 07/31/2019

Rammstein band members kiss onstage in Moscow in support of LGBTQ rights In support of Russia's LGBTQ community, two male members of the German heavy metal group kissed in front of a massive crowd in Moscow. Under a so-called gay propaganda law, the kiss could be considered illegal....
16:00, 08/01/2019

Moscow’s peaceful protests enrage the Kremlin because its only tool is violence | Alexey Kovalev Thousands are calling for opposition candidates to be allowed to run for office, without lifting a finger against the authoritiesOn a typical weekday, Moscow is a modern, rapidly developing metropolis, a far cry from its dark, litter-strewn, dilapida...
00:13, 08/13/2019

Pilot cites lightning strike; American among dead in Moscow crash that killed 41 The Aeroflot captain who landed a fiery Superjet 100 says a lightning strike and full fuel tanks may have led to the inferno that killed 41 people.        ...
22:00, 05/06/2019

At least 40 dead after Aeroflot plane's emergency landing, fire at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport At least 41 people were killed Sunday after a Russian airliner made a hard emergency landing and caught fire at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, officials said....
00:39, 05/06/2019

North Korea Releases Russian Fishing Boat With 17 Crew On Board: Moscow North Korea has released a Russian fishing boat with a crew of 15 Russians and two South Koreans after it was detained for violating entry regulations, the Russian embassy in Pyongyang said on Sunday....
09:26, 07/28/2019

Pelosi calls McConnell ‘Moscow Mitch’ over Russian meddling, stalled gun bills Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday taunted Mitch McConnell, using the nickname “Moscow Mitch” while lambasting the Senate majority leader for blocking bills to promote gun safety and protect US elections from foreign meddling. “We all want to invest in buildi...
01:13, 08/15/2019

Nunes casts doubt on Mueller’s findings about Papadopoulos tipster's Moscow links House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes is scrutinizing the findings in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report about Joseph Mifsud -- the mysterious professor from Malta who helped ignite the Russia probe in 2016 – and wants to know exactl...
02:39, 05/04/2019

Burning Aeroflot plane lands at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport; at least 1 dead, several injured At least 5 people were injured after a fire was reported on a Russian airliner that made a landing a Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport on Sunday, according to local media....
21:13, 05/05/2019

Moscow protests pressuring Vladimir Putin find female standard-bearer Moscow's wave of protests has no leader, but 31-year-old Lyubov Sobol has emerged as one of its most visible protagonists. Instead of participating in a weekend protest, she was detained by police in the Russian capital....
01:52, 08/11/2019

Russian investigators say 13 people, including 2 children, are dead in Moscow plane fire MOSCOW (AP) — Russian investigators say 13 people, including 2 children, are dead in Moscow plane fire....
21:39, 05/05/2019

Russia’s Investigative Committee says 41 people died in fiery airliner accident at Moscow airport MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Investigative Committee says 41 people died in fiery airliner accident at Moscow airport....
04:13, 05/06/2019

Bundesliga transfers: Dodi Lukebakio joins Hertha as Andre Schürrle heads to Moscow Dodi Lukebakio, who spent last season on loan in Düsseldorf, has joined Hertha Berlin, while Andre Schürrle is off to Spartak Moscow on loan. Elsewhere, Sebastian Rudy is back at Hoffenheim after struggling at Schalke....
01:39, 08/02/2019

A Russian Couple Faces Losing Custody of Their Child After Taking Him to Moscow Election Protests (MOSCOW) — Moscow’s children’s rights ombudsman and other public figures have reacted with outrage to Russian prosecutors’ moves to remove a 1-year-old boy from his parents because they allegedly took him to an unauthorized pr...
01:26, 08/08/2019

Should you tell the candidate what they did wrong in a job interview? The rejection email usually reads something like this: Thank you for your interest. We had a very strong applicant pool and we've decided to go with another candidate....
16:00, 07/05/2019

41 people dead after an Aeroflot plane burst into flames during an emergency landing at a major Moscow airport 41 people were killed when an Aeroflot passenger plane burst into flames and was forced to make an emergency landing at a major Moscow airport Sunday evening. The Russian Investigative Committee confirmed late Sunday evening that there were 78 peopl...
03:00, 05/06/2019

Russian Instagram influencer found dead with stab wounds stuffed in suitcase at her own Moscow apartment An Instagram influencer in Russia who amassed tens of thousands of followers was discovered dead, stuffed in a suitcase in her own Moscow apartment days after posting joyous vacation photos from a trip to the Greek island of Corfu....
08:26, 07/31/2019

Russian minister: 41 bodies recovered from wreckage of plane that caught fire at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport MOSCOW (AP) — Russian minister: 41 bodies recovered from wreckage of plane that caught fire at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport....
14:13, 05/06/2019

Suicide bomber kills six at Afghan defense university; Moscow talks fail to deliver ceasefire The attack came after three days of Afghan talks in Moscow ended without any significant progress in ending the war or even the hoped-for announcement of a ceasefire to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan next week....
17:13, 05/30/2019

Russia: Both flight recorders recovered from plane that caught fire during emergency landing in Moscow, killing 40 MOSCOW (AP) — Russia: Both flight recorders recovered from plane that caught fire during emergency landing in Moscow, killing 40....
14:13, 05/06/2019

Pilot blames lightning strike, full fuel tanks for fiery Moscow landing that killed 41 The Aeroflot captain who landed a fiery Superjet 100 says a lightning strike and full fuel tanks may have led to the inferno that killed 41 people.        ...
16:13, 05/06/2019

'Not the best candidate': Germans condemn own choice for top EU job Ursula von der Leyen is so divisive at home that Germany abstained from the vote to nominate herIf the European parliament approves Ursula von der Leyen’s nomination in two weeks’ time, the German defence minister will make for an unusual European co...
20:39, 07/04/2019

UK must leave EU on Oct. 31 even without a deal: PM candidate McVey Britain must quit the European Union at the end of October even if that means leaving without a deal, Conservative lawmaker Esther McVey, one of the candidates to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, said on Sunday....
10:39, 05/26/2019

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

UK PM candidate Johnson: the country can trust me Former foreign minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday Britain could trust him to be prime minister and he would continue to voice his opinions directly as that is what the public wanted....
14:26, 06/12/2019

Don't be fooled: No 2020 candidate can fix healthcare Presidential candidates have a history of failing to deliver on their healthcare promises. President Trump once promised that all Americans would have insurance, but the uninsured population remains sizable. Before him, President Barack Obama promise...
23:13, 06/26/2019

UK PM candidate Hunt says: EU will do a new Brexit deal with me Jeremy Hunt, one of the leading candidates vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would leave the European Union without a deal but with a heavy heart and that he hoped the bloc would engage with a new British leader....
14:52, 06/10/2019

UK PM candidate Hancock mulling end to campaign: BBC British health minister Matt Hancock is considering whether to abandon his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party, and may announce a decision on Friday, the BBC reported....
23:52, 06/13/2019

Just How Important is a Presidential Candidate's Hair? Donald Trump’s comb-over has become the President’s sartorial signature. Can any of the democratic presidential candidates compete when it comes to memorable hairdos?...
19:15, 08/12/2019

ROY candidate Tatis likely done for season (back) After suffering back spasms during Tuesday's game, Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. is going on the 10-day injured list and likely won't play again in 2019....
00:52, 08/17/2019

Georgieva emerges as EU's candidate for IMF head European Union governments picked Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund after more than 12 hours of talks on Friday that highlighted the EU's internal divisions....
00:52, 08/03/2019

UK PM candidate Harper: I want a new Brexit deal Mark Harper, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would seek a new Brexit deal and could not promise the exit would happen by Oct. 31....
13:00, 06/11/2019

Which 2020 presidential candidate is spending the most? To identify the candidates spending the most and least, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed official campaign spending between Jan. 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019.       ...
14:26, 08/14/2019

How each candidate performed in the second Democratic debate The kick-off of the second round of Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday featured a clash of liberal and moderate agendas, highlighting sharp divisions within the party over how to beat Republican Donald Trump in the November 2020 election....
22:26, 07/31/2019

Queens GOP DA candidate admits he’d step aside for Dem The Republican nominee for Queens DA said Thursday that he expects to bow out of the race if the county party decides instead to run a Democrat. Members of the borough’s GOP apparatus are considering putting up centrist former judge Greg Lasak — who ...
03:00, 06/28/2019

UK PM candidate Leadsom against second Scottish referendum, but 'never say never' Andrea Leadsom, a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday she would fight against Scotland holding a second independence referendum, but that she could "never say never" to granting one....
17:13, 06/11/2019

EU Ministers Select Georgieva as Candidate for IMF Chief European Union finance ministers have selected their nominee to be the next chief of the International Monetary Fund in a move that would require a change of the institution’s rules....
18:13, 08/03/2019

Where's Johnson? UK PM candidate criticized for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticized on Tuesday by rivals who said the former foreign minister was avoiding public scrutiny in the contest....
15:39, 06/11/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson says sorry for any offence his words have caused Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, apologised on Tuesday for any offence caused over his earlier comments, including those when he described Muslim women wearing burqas as looking like letter boxes....
01:52, 06/19/2019

UK PM candidate Leadsom says: parliament cannot stop Brexit Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday that the British parliament could not stop Brexit taking place on Oct. 31....
12:13, 06/11/2019

De Blasio is the least-liked Democratic candidate in 2020 race Mayor Bill de Blasio has the highest negative rating among 23 Democratic presidential contenders — a staggering 45 percent of American voters dislike him, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. That same national survey — the...
23:26, 05/21/2019

UK PM candidate Leadsom: Brexit on Oct. 31 is my 'hard red line' Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday she would seek a managed Brexit but that leaving the European Union on Oct. 31 was a hard, red line....
12:13, 06/11/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson criticized for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticized on Tuesday by a rival who said the former foreign minister was avoiding public scrutiny in the contest....
12:13, 06/11/2019

Who is Marianne Williamson? A look at the controversial Democratic candidate Williamson, an author, spiritual leader and self-help expert, topped the list of most-searched-for people during the second Democratic debate on Thursday night....
23:13, 06/28/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson: Britain must leave EU by Oct. 31 or pay the price Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying otherwise the government would face a catastrophic loss in trust....
21:39, 06/18/2019

Woo Irish PM to get better Brexit deal, says UK PM candidate Harper Rebuilding diplomatic ties with Ireland is the key to getting a better Brexit deal from the European Union, says Mark Harper, the self-styled "serious underdog" in the contest to be Britain's new prime minister....
17:13, 06/11/2019

Bengal Ex-Cop, Now BJP Candidate, Stopped At 2 am; Cash Seized From Car Around 2 am at a town around 114 km from Kolkata, policemen stopped a car and reportedly seized cash worth over Rs one lakh. The car owner was their former boss Bharati Ghosh, who is contesting the......
13:13, 05/10/2019

UK PM candidate Hancock says future relationship with EU should be changed Matt Hancock, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said that he would renegotiate the future relationship with the European Union and would explore the possibility of changing the withdrawal agreement....
12:13, 05/29/2019

How AOC and a queer candidate for DA could create a sex work revolution A vote in a New York borough is part of the congresswoman’s effort to change her partyIt doesn’t look like much but, subject to a vote this week, the red-light district along Roosevelt Avenue in Queens, New York, will become the scene for the next ph...
11:13, 06/23/2019

UK PM candidate Gove admits taking cocaine Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
02:26, 06/08/2019

UK must be ready to leave EU without a deal: PM candidate Javid Britain must be ready to leave the European Union without an exit deal on Oct. 31, interior minister Sajid Javid said on Thursday, as he seeks to succeed Theresa May as prime minister....
11:13, 06/13/2019

The Trailer: Democrats weren't really clamoring for another candidate In this edition: Tom Steyer's running no matter what Democrats say, the GOP is running against Pelosi and "AOC" again, and Republican women try to win one in North Carolina....
01:00, 07/10/2019

No EU candidate gets required majority for IMF nomination: source A majority of European Union governments gave their support to Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund, but she failed to reach a large enough majority to be nominated, an EU official said....
22:26, 08/02/2019

UK PM candidate Hancock says no-deal Brexit is not an option: FT Matt Hancock, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said a no-deal Brexit was not an option for Britain's next leader as the speaker of parliament would thwart it, the Financial Times reported....
09:13, 05/29/2019

Who Is Andrew Yang, the Internet’s Favorite Candidate? Andrew Yang, a businessman from New York, is seeking the Democratic nomination for president. His focus on preventing mass unemployment caused by the automation of jobs has made him popular online, but will it be enough to propel him to the White Hou...
12:13, 05/22/2019

Factbox: How each candidate performed in the second Democratic debate The kick-off of the second round of Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday featured a clash of liberal and moderate agendas, highlighting sharp divisions within the party over how to beat Republican Donald Trump in the November 2020 election....
07:13, 08/01/2019

James Thompson, former congressional candidate, has cancer James Thompson, the Democratic congressional candidate who ran for office in Kansas’ 4th Congressional District, announced on Sunday that he was diagnosed with a rare cancer and will likely end his political career....
13:39, 06/10/2019

I won't use tax system to give wealthy a cut: UK PM candidate Gove Britain's environment minister Michael Gove, one of the candidates hoping to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, said on Monday he would never use the taxation system to give the wealthy a tax cut, a dig at favorite Boris Johnson....
16:52, 06/10/2019

Mets’ other trade candidate proves his worth in another win If Sunday was Jason Vargas’ Mets finale it can be said he departed Citi Field in much better standing than shortly after he arrived last season. The veteran left-hander, a trade candidate, has clearly emerged as a dependable back-of-the-rotation piec...
00:13, 07/29/2019

Trump Will Travel to Pennsylvania to Help a Congressional Candidate, and Himself The president plans to hold a rally on Monday in an area replete with culturally conservative, white, working-class voters whose energy in 2016 delivered the state’s 20 electoral votes to Mr. Trump....
00:52, 05/21/2019

A second candidate for Mississippi governor says he won’t meet alone with women “Appearances are important,” Bill Waller Jr., former chief justice of the state supreme court, told Mississippi Today. His statement comes after a fellow candidate, state Rep. Robert Foster, refused to let a female reporter ride along with his campai...
13:13, 07/17/2019

Would an old presidential candidate die in office? This scientist has some answers The crowded field of aging presidential candidates has raised questions about their prospects for good health and longevity. And while there's no crystal ball, one study released Friday provides some insight into how long candidates might live and th...
20:52, 07/26/2019

Liberal candidate challenges ‘Come From Away’ bias in N.L. politics Hasan Hai said it was a special moment to see the pride in his own children's faces when he stood with Liberal party incumbents and candidates as premier Dwight Ball dropped the election writ last month....
20:26, 05/05/2019

"Will Thrash Them Like Dog": BJP's Bengal Candidate Threatens Trinamool A former police officer in West Bengal, who used to call Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "mother" and is now a BJP candidate, has warned Trinamool Congress workers that if they try to intimidate her......
21:00, 05/04/2019

Democratic candidate John Delaney wants to pay you a carbon dividend Former Maryland congressman John Delaney's presidential campaign climate change platform includes a fee on carbon to reduce fossil fuel use and paying Americans $3 trillion in carbon dividends....
16:52, 07/18/2019

Ex-candidate for Italian neo-fascists arrested over weapons cache Police say they found guns and Nazi plaques at home of man who in 2001 ran for senatePolice in northern Italy have detained three men, including one linked to a neo-fascist political party, after uncovering a huge stash of automatic weapons, a missil...
17:26, 07/15/2019

Roberto Lavagna makes up his mind: 'I am a candidate for president' With the deadline for candidates to register for the PASO primaries fast approaching, the line-up is becoming more defined by the day: Roberto Lavagna has now confirmed that he will run for the presidency....
22:26, 05/20/2019

'Widow Candidate' Tradition In Philippines' Deadly Polls Gertrudes Batocabe never wanted to enter the Philippines' cutthroat politics, but after her husband was shot dead, allegedly by a rival in next week's midterm election, she felt bound to take his......
10:00, 05/11/2019

Guatemala probes judge who ordered candidate's arrest Prosecutors said Wednesday they have opened an investigation into a Supreme Court judge who ordered the detention of former chief prosecutor and presidential candidate Thelma Aldana, who gained international renown for pressing high-profile graft cas...
00:39, 05/09/2019

Senate candidate Brig. Gen. Bolduc swats down AOC's defense of the VA Retired Brig. Gen. Donald Bolduc, 57, who announced his Senate candidacy in New Hampshire, said he knows a thing or two about the problems that plague the Department of Veterans Affairs, pushing back on defenders of the agency, such as Rep. Alexandri...
07:39, 06/26/2019

Here's Every 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate's Plan to End Gun Violence Last week, the issue of gun control took center stage among the Democratic presidential candidates at the Detroit debates and in the wake of the Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn shootings (and days before shootings in El Paso, Texas and ...
17:26, 08/05/2019

The Candidate review – corruption and paranoia at the Spanish seaside Antonio de la Torre is magnetic as a politician at the centre of a web of betrayal in Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s slow-burn thrillerThis is one of those rare films that starts as a slog but grows progressively more engrossing as it develops. It finally deliv...
18:00, 08/01/2019

Joe Biden is not an exciting candidate. That's why he is doing well | Carlo Invernizzi-Accetti The core of Joe Biden’s popularity lies in the fact that he is the candidate that presents the most marked contrast with President Trump’s governing styleDespite a seemingly unending series of gaffes and unimpressive performances in the two Democrati...
12:26, 08/19/2019

Candidate Credits Facebook For Getting Over A Lakh Votes In Kashmir He ran the election campaign on his Facebook page and surprised everyone with over 1 lakh votes in his kitty. Engineer Rashid, an independent candidate from Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla constituency......
10:52, 05/24/2019

UK PM candidate Cleverly says no-deal Brexit not his preferred option James Cleverly, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said Britain could absolutely cope with a no-deal Brexit but it was not his desired outcome....
12:13, 05/29/2019

Police called to disturbance at UK PM candidate Johnson's home British police were called on Friday to investigate concerns for the welfare of a woman after a neighbor of Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next Prime Minister, heard a loud altercation....
04:00, 06/22/2019

Joe Biden is a boring candidate. That's why he is doing well | Carlo Invernizzi-Accetti The core of Joe Biden’s popularity lies in the fact that he is the candidate that presents the most marked contrast with Trump’s governing styleDespite a seemingly unending series of gaffes and unimpressive performances in the two Democratic primary ...
21:39, 08/19/2019

AOC drums up support for Queens DA candidate Tiffany Cabán Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday drummed up support for Queen’s District Attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán at a rally ahead of this week’s primary. Hundreds of people flocked to Travers Park in Jackson Heights for the afternoon even...
06:00, 06/24/2019

Mauritanian president’s candidate claims election victory NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — The candidate chosen by Mauritania’s outgoing president has claimed victory only hours after polls closed. Mohamed Ould El Ghazouani is a retired general who served as Mauritania’s defense minister before bei...
17:26, 06/23/2019

AOC's Dem rival, Joe Crowley, now backing candidate against hers in New York DA race Former U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley may get his revenge by proxy on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a district attorney race -- after being embarrassingly dethroned last year....
14:00, 06/21/2019

Center-right candidate for EU Commission chair says ready to compromise Europe's center-right candidate for the chair of the EU Commission, Manfred Weber, said on Tuesday his party was ready to make all necessary compromises over the appointment of the most powerful figure in the bloc....
14:26, 05/28/2019

LIVE Updates: Om Birla To Be NDA Candidate For Lok Sabha Speaker Parliament LIVE Updates: The 17th Lok Sabha began on Monday after the national elections during which President Ram Nath Kovind administered oath to pro tem Speaker Virendra Kumar, who in turn......
08:52, 06/18/2019

Former Minnesota candidate sentenced for posting nude photo ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former City Council candidate in St. Paul, Minnesota, who pleaded guilty to posting a topless picture of his estranged wife to his campaign website has been sentenced to probation. Judge Robert Awsumb on Friday placed 39-year...
22:39, 05/11/2019

BJP Candidate Babul Supriyo's Car Vandalised In Bengal's Asansol Union Minister and sitting MP Babul Supriyo's car was vandalised outside a polling booth in West Bengal's Asansol today. Reports of EVM malfunctioning in three states and poll boycott in West Bengal's......
06:39, 04/29/2019

"If Jinnah Was Made PM, India Wouldn't Have Been Divided": BJP Candidate BJP's Lok Sabha candidate Guman Singh Damor on Saturday stoked controversy, stating if Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru had not insisted to be the first Prime Minister of India and let Mohammad Ali Jinnah......
23:26, 05/11/2019

UK PM candidate Gove to meet Trump later today: Sky News U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to hold a one-on-one meeting with British environment minister Michael Gove, a contender to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, on Tuesday, Sky News reported, citing a government source....
12:52, 06/04/2019

Candidate Swalwell to hold Las Vegas meeting on gun violence LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate and California Rep. Eric Swalwell plans to meet Wednesday with people affected by gun violence in Las Vegas, the site of the country’s deadliest mass shooting in modern history. Swalwell’...
07:13, 06/12/2019

A candidate for governor says a female journalist can’t shadow him — unless she brings a man along Robert Foster, who wants to be Mississippi's top elected official, says he promised his wife he'd follow the Billy Graham rule. A Mississippi Today reporter says she just wants to do her job....
02:00, 07/11/2019

Argentina's Macri chooses moderate Peronist as VP candidate Moderate Peronist Senator Miguel Pichetto will run as vice president under Argentine President Mauricio Macri in October elections, the president wrote on Twitter on Tuesday, a selection that could help broaden the leader's voting base....
22:00, 06/11/2019

Andrew Yang Is the Most Dangerous Democratic Presidential Candidate Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debates revealed many things, but I want to focus on what was easily the most chilling moment of last night: Andrew Yang talking about climate change.Read more......
20:26, 08/01/2019

UK PM Candidate Admits Taking Cocaine, Says Has "Deep Regrets" Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
20:39, 06/08/2019

Tulsi Gabbard was most searched candidate after Democratic debate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard — an Army National Guard veteran who served in Iraq — received the most attention in online searches after Wednesday night’s debate. Gabbard, a longshot candidate in the crowded Democratic contest for the 2020 nomination, was...
23:52, 06/27/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson dodges question on past drug use Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as British Prime Minister, dodged a question about his past use of drugs on Wednesday, saying that people want to focus on what government can do for them during the leadership campaign....
14:26, 06/12/2019

Miffed With Re-Polling, YSR Congress Candidate's Son Attacked in Chittoor Enraged by the decision of re-polling, people in Chittoor area on Thursday attacked Mohit Reddy, son of YSR Congress Party's candidate Chevireddy Bhaskar Reddy....
09:52, 05/17/2019

Filmmaker drowns while shooting video for US Senate candidate A filmmaker drowned in a Montana lake while shooting a video for a prospective US Senate candidate, authorities said. Jesse Hubbell, 40, and wannabe lawmaker John Mues were scuba diving in at least 60-foot-deep water in Canyon Ferry Lake on Monday wh...
21:39, 06/21/2019

GOP candidate for Queens DA says he may not challenge Democrat Tiffany Cabán The Republican candidate for Queens district attorney, who is expected to take on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-backed left-wing Democrat Tiffany Cabán in November, admitted to The Post on Wednesday that he hasn’t raised any money and may not even go thro...
02:26, 06/27/2019

Argentine presidential candidate enters hospital for tests The Argentine politician chosen by former President Cristina Fernández to be their party's presidential candidate has checked himself into a hospital to undergo tests for a persistent cough....
05:26, 06/04/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson urges tax on global tech giants Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister, said on Thursday the government had to find a way to tax global technology giants on their income....
22:26, 07/04/2019

Congress Candidate In Odisha Dies Three Days After He Was Shot Congress candidate from Aska Assembly seat in Odisha's Ganjam district, Manoj Jena who was shot by unknown people three days ago succumbed to injuries during treatment, police said on Saturday....
10:52, 05/25/2019

A second GOP candidate says he won't have a solo meeting with any woman not his wife A second Republican man running for Mississippi governor said he won't meet alone with a woman who isn't his wife, even in a professional setting.        ...
21:00, 07/17/2019

Greece seeks confidence vote after row over quadriplegic candidate Greece's leftist government triggered a parliamentary confidence vote on Monday to upstage an opposition push to censure an aide of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for comments about a quadriplegic European election candidate....
22:00, 05/06/2019

Edelen: Tough primary will make Beshear a better candidate LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Adam Edelen says his primary campaign attacks will make his one-time rival Andy Beshear a tougher candidate in his quest to unseat Kentucky’s Republican governor in the November ele...
17:26, 06/26/2019

UK PM candidate Javid says Boris Johnson is "yesterday's news" Sajid Javid, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said his rival Boris Johnson was "yesterday's news" and that it was time for a new generation to take control of the Conservative Party....
19:39, 06/12/2019

Candidate to run global food body will 'not defend' EU stance on GM Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle tells US she would be more open to its interests in UN roleEurope’s candidate to run the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), which guides policymakers around the world, has promised the US she will “not defend the...
13:39, 06/02/2019

Candidate for top EU job touts gender equality ahead of vote Ursula von der Leyen asks MEPs to back her as first female European commission presidentUrsula von der Leyen has championed gender equality in her appeal to MEPs to back her as the first female president of the European commission, telling the Europe...
15:39, 07/16/2019

Blast, gunbattle at Afghan VP candidate’s office, 2 dead Afghan officials say the political offices of the president’s running mate were hit by a large explosion and stormed by an unknown number of attackers...
18:13, 07/28/2019

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar’s plan would help Alzheimer’s patients WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has a new plan to help seniors that includes more support for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. It’s an issue that’s personal for the Minnesota senator...
18:52, 07/12/2019

Confused by EU elections? Brexit makes it worse, candidate says The delay to Britain's departure from the European Union has only confused voters who already have little enthusiasm for European Parliament elections, according to Socialist lead candidate Frans Timmermans....
15:52, 05/17/2019

Greek minister targeted over comments about quadriplegic candidate Greece's conservative opposition plans to submit on Monday a censure motion against one of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's closest aides whom they charge with humiliating a quadriplegic candidate in upcoming European Parliament elections....
18:00, 05/06/2019

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the federal and state level, arguing they too often place profits above safety....
23:39, 06/21/2019

Every Democratic Presidential Candidate’s Stance on the Minimum Wage When you look at your paycheck, do you wish the amount was higher? If so, you might be interested in what our many Democratic presidential candidates think about the federal minimum wage and what they intend to do about it....
09:26, 08/08/2019

An Afghan Candidate Wrote His Will, Then Survived a Suicide Squad Attackers reached the office of Amrullah Saleh, President Ashraf Ghani’s running-mate, after setting off a car bomb. The battle lasted nearly seven hours, ending in a rooftop firefight and escape....
01:39, 07/30/2019

Cuomo: AOC-backed candidate could win in Queens if voters don’t show up Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is backing establishment candidate Melinda Katz for Queens district attorney in Tuesday’s Democratic primary election, warned that lower turnout could result in an upset by insurgent candidate Tiffany Caban — who is supported b...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Democratic candidate outlines plan to end to U.S. fossil fuels The Democrat running as the "climate change candidate" in the 2020 presidential election laid out a strategy on Monday for weaning the United States off fossil fuels that includes banning drilling on public lands and ending crude oil exports just as ...
15:39, 06/24/2019

Odisha Congress Candidate Critical After Being Shot At By Men On Bike A Congress candidate from Odisha's Aska assembly seat was critically injured on Wednesday after four unidentified people shot at him, the police said....
02:52, 05/23/2019

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
07:26, 05/23/2019

UK PM candidate Hunt says Germany's Merkel willing to look at new Brexit proposals Jeremy Hunt, one of the contenders to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was willing to look at proposals for a revised Brexit deal....
23:00, 07/01/2019

Biden, Now the Front-Runner, Gives First Speech as 2020 Candidate The former vice president, appearing in a region undergoing political realignment, vowed to revive the middle class and stressed the importance of Pennsylvania in the election....
00:00, 04/30/2019

Cohen told lawmakers Trump attorney Jay Sekulow instructed him to falsely claim Moscow project ended in January 2016 Jay Sekulow previously denied a claim by President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen that Sekulow made changes to his 2017 statement to Congress about the project....
00:13, 05/21/2019

BJP Workers Evicted From Hotel After Trinamool Candidate Alerts Cops Hours after BJP chief Amit Shah held a rally in West Bengal's Barasat, about 40 km from Kolkata, there was high drama in the constituency last night....
07:00, 05/14/2019

Trump tax cut doesn't benefit workers, Dem candidate Andrew Yang says Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said Tuesday that recently released economic numbers do not reflect the situation that many Americans deal with every day....
13:26, 05/08/2019

Mayawati's Warning After BSP Candidate In Madhya Pradesh Joins Congress A day after a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidate for the national election quit and joined the Congress to help the party in a parliamentary seat in Madhya Pradesh, a furious Mayawati tweeted that......
10:39, 04/30/2019

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson turns down chance to meet Trump: ITV U.S. President Donald Trump had a 20 minute phone call with Boris Johnson on Tuesday but the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister declined a face-to-face meeting due to a prior commitment, ITV's political editor said....
14:26, 06/04/2019