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Jailed Tunisian presidency front-runner starts hunger strike

Tunisian‮‮ ‬‬media mogul Nabil Karoui, a front-runner in Sunday's presidential election, has started a hunger strike in prison demanding to be allowed to vote, ...

Jailed Tunisian presidency front-runner starts hunger strike

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Jailed Tunisia presidential candidate starts hunger strike A lawyer for a jailed presidential candidate in Tunisia says his client has started a hunger strike to defend his right to take part in Sunday’s election...
15:39, 09/12/2019

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker in Iran starts hunger strike: husband A British-Iranian aid worker jailed in Tehran has begun a hunger strike to demand release, her husband said on Saturday, adding he would support her by fasting outside Iran's embassy in London....
20:26, 06/15/2019

Jailed Kurdish militant leader calls for end to hunger strike Jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called for Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prisoners to end their hunger strike in a statement read by one of his lawyers on Sunday, 200 days after one MP launched the protest....
11:00, 05/26/2019

Jailed former Venezuela interior minister begins hunger strike: legislator A former Venezuelan interior minister who was detained last year is on hunger strike in protest over being held incommunicado for 75 days, an opposition legislator and a source close to the case said on Thursday....
06:39, 07/12/2019

British-Iranian Woman Jailed in Tehran Begins New Hunger Strike, Husband Says Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was convicted of sedition after her arrest in 2016. Richard Ratcliffe said he would fast outside the country’s embassy in London in support....
12:13, 06/16/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran goes on hunger strike Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in a Tehran prison, is refusing food as she marks her daughter's fifth birthday. She was arrested in 2016 after she took her daughter to visit family....
22:00, 06/15/2019

Tunisian establishment stunned as outsiders win presidency With more than half the votes counted in a presidential election, Tunisians have delivered a political earthquake by rejecting established leaders for a little known law professor and a media mogul jailed on suspicion of tax evasion....
19:13, 09/16/2019

Tunisian LGBT rights advocate 'sticking with' bid for presidency Gay rights activist Mounir Baatour wants to become president in Tunisia — and is putting the fight for LGBT rights at the center of his election campaign. He doesn't have much a chance, but he's determined to fight....
00:13, 07/08/2019

Tunisian president hospitalized 'in severe health crisis': presidency Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, a major player in the country's transition to democracy since 2011, was taken to a military hospital on Thursday after suffering a "severe health crisis", the presidency said....
22:13, 06/27/2019

Ricin attack plot trial starts for Tunisian-German couple The couple on trial was charged with preparing a terrorist attack with a poison 6,000 times more lethal than cyanide. They were supporters of the "Islamic State."...
18:52, 06/07/2019

Strike by Tunisian fuel workers leads to queues and empty pumps Fuel distribution workers in Tunisia began a three-day strike on Thursday to demand higher wages, leading to long queues and empty pumps at petrol stations across the North African nation....
14:52, 05/02/2019

Two Men in ICE Custody Reach Day 72 of Hunger Strike Two Indian asylum seekers detained by U.S. immigration Gurjant Singh and Ajay Kumar have been on hunger strike for 72 days, according to their attorneys. Advocates are concerned for their health....
05:13, 09/19/2019

Fan of canceled ‘The OA’ goes on hunger strike outside Netflix HQ It’s one thing to complain on Twitter about your favorite TV show ending. But a fan of the canceled sci-fi mystery series “The OA” has taken her objection to the extreme, vowing a hunger strike to bring back the Netflix show. Protes...
03:52, 08/29/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike 'to the end' A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue "until the end" with a hunger strike after judges rejected his bid for new leave from prison....
15:39, 05/10/2019

HAL Workers Go On Indefinite Relay Hunger Strike Over Wages About 500 employees of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited went on an indefinite relay hunger strike from today, demanding settlement of wages and also salaries on par with other public sector undertakings....
21:39, 06/25/2019

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey A Kurdish politician has announced the end of a hunger strike by prisoners demanding improved conditions for Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of an outlawed Kurdish rebel group...
14:00, 05/26/2019

Rights group says prisoners go on hunger strike in Egypt Amnesty International says 130 detainees in a notorious Egyptian prison have been on hunger strike for more than six weeks to protest what it calls “cruel and inhumane detention conditions.”...
13:39, 07/31/2019

U.K. Couple End Joint Hunger Strike Over Her Detention in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian national, has been imprisoned in Tehran since 2016. Her husband camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy in London to demand her release....
14:13, 06/29/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike ‘to the end’ A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue “until the end” with a hunger strike after judges rejected his bid for new leave from prison...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Abdullah Öcalan supporters end hunger strike after request Thousands of inmates in Turkish prisons and politicians have ended their hunger strike, after a call from jailed Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Öcalan. They had been protesting his jail conditions....
00:00, 05/27/2019

She’s on a Hunger Strike in an Iranian Jail. He’s Joining In, From London. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held in Iran since 2016, has camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy to demand her release....
18:52, 06/19/2019

Greek far-left extremist in hospital after hunger strike Officials say a far-left Greek extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of assassinations is in the hospital following a five-day hunger strike over prison authorities' refusal to grant him temporary leave....
14:13, 05/07/2019

'People should be terrified': one teen's hunger strike over the climate crisis Giovanni Tamacas starved himself for 10 days in the US capital to protest about a ‘criminally complicit’ government’s inactionFood shortages, social disruption and riots. That’s the future 19-year-old Giovanni Tamacas envisioned during the 10 days he...
09:00, 08/09/2019

Saudi blogger Raif Badawi goes on prison hunger strike Saudi dissident Raif Badawi has started a hunger strike as the conditions of his imprisonment have reportedly worsened. On Friday, Ensaf Haidar spoke with DW about her husband's situation....
20:40, 09/20/2019

Nigerian man dies after hunger strike in Japan detention centre A Nigerian man died in a Japanese immigration detention centre this week, an official said on Thursday, bringing to an end a hunger strike an activist group said was intended to protest against his being held for more than three years....
09:39, 06/28/2019

Greek far-left killer in intensive care after hunger strike ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say a far-left extremist convicted of 11 murders has been placed in intensive care after a 15-day hunger strike that has triggered violent protests by political sympathizers. The health ministry says the condit...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Nigerian man dies after hunger strike in Japan detention center A Nigerian man died in a Japanese immigration detention center this week, an official said on Thursday, bringing to an end a hunger strike an activist group said was intended to protest against his being held for more than three years....
12:39, 06/28/2019

Algerian human rights militant dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia has died. The lawyer for Kamel Eddine Fekhar, a doctor in Ghardaia, which is where much of Algeria̵...
18:26, 05/28/2019

Husband says Zaghari-Ratcliffe ends hunger strike in Iran LONDON (AP) — A British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Iran has ended her hunger strike after 15 days. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe told the BBC that his wife had eaten some porridge with apple and banana. Richard Ratcliffe said Saturday he ...
18:52, 06/29/2019

Indians On Hunger Strike At US Detention Centre "Forced To Hydrate" Three Indian men seeking asylum in the US have been forced to receive intravenous drips at a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility in El Paso, Texas on Sunday as their hunger strike......
10:00, 07/29/2019

'America First' allies say Trump saved presidency from John Bolton by scrapping Iran strike Non-interventionist Trump allies are cheering President Trump's Thursday night decision to buck his most senior advisers and abandon an airstrike on Iran, saying the decision could help him win reelection while preventing a major regional war....
00:52, 06/22/2019

Husband says British woman held in Iran begins hunger strike LONDON (AP) — The husband of a British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran for over three years says she has begun a hunger strike to protest her detention. Richard Ratcliffe said Saturday that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe told judicial officials she will re...
13:26, 06/15/2019

Kurdish MPs, inmates end hunger strike in Turkey after militant leader call Several Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prison inmates in Turkey have ended their hunger strike after a call from jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, one of the MPs told a news conference on Sunday in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir....
13:52, 05/26/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ends Iran prison hunger strike Husband also ends strike outside Iranian embassy in London after wife takes foodThe imprisoned British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has ended her hunger strike after 15 days.Her husband, Richard Ratcliffe, who had been holding his own hung...
04:39, 06/30/2019

A British-Iranian Woman and Her Husband Are On Hunger Strike Over Her Imprisonment in Iran As former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson appears increasingly likely to become Britain’s next Prime Minister, the husband of a British-Iranian charity worker who accuses Johnson of helping Iranian officials justify his wife’s contro...
22:52, 06/21/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ends her two-week hunger strike in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe -- the British-Iranian charity worker who has been jailed in Iran for more than three years on spying charges -- has broken her hunger strike, her husband Richard Ratcliffe confirmed on Facebook....
12:13, 06/29/2019

Bengal Primary Teachers Temporarily Withdraw Hunger Strike After 14 Days Teachers of primary school education in West Bengal temporarily withdrew the indefinite hunger strike on its 14th day, after the West Bengal government announced a hike in grade pay and reinstatement......
19:52, 07/26/2019

Congress Workers To Go On Hunger Strike To Urge Rahul Gandhi To Stay On Congress workers in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur are set to go on a hunger strike on Saturday to urge party president Rahul Gandhi to not resign from the post....
00:39, 06/29/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband: I will join hunger strike for as long as I can Fast must not go ‘to bitter end’ as they are parents to Gabriella, says Richard RatcliffeRichard Ratcliffe will join his wife, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, in her hunger strike for as long as he can, he has said, as the couple sought to increase pressu...
15:52, 06/16/2019

'Save Narmada' Activist Medha Patkar Ends Hunger Strike After Talks Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar on Monday night ended her nine-day-long hunger strike after discussions with Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's emissary and former chief......
09:13, 09/03/2019

Bengal Proposes Salary Hike, Dissatisfied Teachers Continue Hunger Strike The West Bengal government has proposed a hike in the grade pay of the primary teachers, but the protesting teachers who were on fast for 13 days were not satisfied and decided to continue with their......
17:26, 07/25/2019

Hunger strike ends after agreement is reached on Indigenous Peoples’ space in Ottawa Polson was protesting the fact the Algonquin Nation was not an equal partner in the redevelopment of the building in the former U.S. Embassy, which is meant to become a centre known as the Indigenous Peoples Space....
06:00, 07/03/2019

Nawaz Sharif Denied Home Cooked Food, Daughter Warns Of Hunger Strike PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz on Monday threatened to stage a hunger strike outside Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore if her father and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was denied provision of homecooked food......
03:00, 07/09/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman ends hunger strike in Tehran jail Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband, Richard Ratcliffe, told British media that his wife had eaten some food in prison. The 40-year-old Iranian activist was detained by Iranian authorities on sedition charges....
20:39, 06/29/2019

Imran Khan Starts Sweating When PM Modi Starts Speaking: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Friday said that Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan sweats when Prime Minister Narendra Modi starts speaking in election meetings across the country....
22:52, 05/03/2019

US housing starts fall in May, but starts for the prior two months were revised higher Housing starts fell in May, but building permits increased, suggesting that the housing market was drawing some support from a sharp decline in mortgage rates....
19:26, 06/18/2019

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16:00, 08/09/2019

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16:39, 07/02/2019

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09:00, 06/08/2019

Boris Johnson is frontrunner for PM but he'll face the same Brexit nightmare After months of speculation, attempts to oust her and parliamentary defeats, the fate of Theresa May is finally sealed. But although there is clarity about her political career -- now she has announced she will resign on June 7 and set the timetable ...
10:26, 05/25/2019

Not sensible to aim exclusively for no deal Brexit: UK leadership frontrunner Johnson It would not be sensible to aim only to leave the European Union without a deal but it would not be responsible to take no deal off the table, Boris Johnson, the bookmakers' favorite to succeed Theresa May as British prime minister, said on Sunday....
00:26, 05/27/2019

| Tunisia Islamist party throws weight behind vote frontrunner Tunisia's influential Islamist-inspired party Ennahdha says it will support law professor and political outsider Kais Saied in a presidential runoff against jailed media magnate Nabil Karoui....
22:13, 09/20/2019

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13:39, 06/17/2019

UK PM frontrunner fends off court case over Brexit campaign bus claim Judges at London’s High Court on Friday threw out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, for allegedly lying about the financial benefits of Brexit during the 2016 EU referendum campaign....
18:39, 06/07/2019

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01:52, 08/28/2019

Democrats aim their fire at Trump in South Carolina, vie for frontrunner status Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls took to the stage in South Carolina on Saturday to take a series of swings at President Trump, and position themselves as the front runner in a packed race for the Democratic nomination in a vital primary state....
22:26, 06/22/2019

Bret Baier: Biden is a frontrunner, but 'big speed bumps' could lie ahead Fox News host Bret Baier argues that Joe Biden may hit some bumps in the road hindering his lead in the preemptive polls for the 2020 presidential election....
19:00, 05/22/2019

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04:39, 05/17/2019

Labour-supporting Momentum launches campaign to oust UK PM frontrunner Johnson A group set up to support British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, has launched a campaign to try to oust Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become the next prime minister, from his parliamentary seat, it said on Monday....
11:52, 07/01/2019

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16:26, 08/09/2019

Highlights: EU leaders meet to decide on bloc's top jobs, Timmermans frontrunner European Union leaders meet on Sunday to decide who wins the bloc's top posts, with Dutch socialist Frans Timmermans in pole position to be named the EU's next chief executive, diplomats and officials said....
02:13, 07/01/2019

Rival in UK PM race calls on frontrunner Johnson to answer 'difficult questions' The frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, came under renewed pressure on Sunday to explain the circumstances of a late-night row between him and girlfriend that led to the police being called to their home....
22:13, 06/23/2019

Change UK MPs Anna Soubry and Mike Gapes praise Lib Dem leadership frontrunner Jo Swinson Two MPs in Change UK today praised the Liberal Democrats' leadership frontrunner Jo Swinson, fuelling expectation that the smaller anti-Brexit party will move closer to its older rival....
20:39, 05/31/2019

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15:39, 08/15/2019

Dem and GOP strategists talk Biden’s early frontrunner status for the Democratic presidential nomination As former Vice President Joe Biden was about to kick off his campaign speech in Pittsburgh, Pa., Democratic strategist Jessica Tarlov, and GOPAC Chairman David Avella weighed in on new poll numbers suggesting the Democratic field is wide open....
02:26, 04/30/2019

Wanted militant blows himself up in Tunisian capital A wanted militant wearing an explosive belt blew himself up in the Tunisian capital after being surrounded by police, the government said on Wednesday, but there were no other casualties....
05:00, 07/03/2019

Spokesman for Tunisian candidate Karoui says he is through to next round A spokesman for the detained media magnate Nabil Karoui said on Sunday that he has advanced to a second-round run off in Tunisia's presidential election along with another candidate....
00:39, 09/16/2019

| Niqab banned in Tunisian government offices Prime Minister Youssef Chahed decided to ban the niqab Muslim face covering for women in Tunisian government offices "for security reasons", his office said....
12:27, 07/06/2019

UN says Tunisian court has decided to release UN expert UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. says it was informed that a Tunisian appeals court has decided to release Mocef Kartas, a U.N. expert monitoring sanctions against Libya, who was arrested following his arrival in Tunis on March 26. U.N. spokesman Steph...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Tunisian PM urges continued focus on economy after election Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, a candidate for president in next month's election, said on Thursday the country should press ahead with his government's focus on the economy and security if it is to "join the club of strong democracy"....
20:26, 08/29/2019

The Latest: UN chief says Tunisian leader a ‘pivotal figure’ U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has described late Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi as “a pivotal figure” who “was instrumental in successfully steering the country through its historic and peaceful transition to democracy.”...
21:39, 07/25/2019

Boat carrying more than 70 migrants capsizes off Tunisian coast A boat carrying more than 70 migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting off for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
18:00, 07/04/2019

Tunisian president Essebsi dies at 92; interim leader put in Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, the North African country’s first democratically elected leader and a symbol of the generation of Tunisians who shook off French rule in the 1950s, dies at age 92...
21:39, 07/25/2019

Tunisian political newcomers say they are leading presidential vote Two political outsiders said they believed they had advanced to the second round of Tunisia's presidential election on Sunday, citing exit polls, though no official results have been announced....
00:39, 09/16/2019

75 rescued migrants allowed to dock in Tunisian port The International Organization for Migration said an Egyptian ship carrying 75 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea docked in Tunisia's southern port of Zarziz....
00:26, 06/20/2019

Tunisian PM delegates his powers to focus on presidential race Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed will temporarily delegate his powers to Public Service Minister Kamal Morjane to focus on the presidential campaign and to ensure equal opportunities for all candidates, he said on Thursday....
19:52, 08/22/2019

Tunisian policeman and three Islamist militants killed in clashes A Tunisian policeman and three Islamist militants were killed on Monday in a security operation in a remote area near the Algerian border, police said....
11:52, 09/02/2019

Iraqi court sentences one French man and one Tunisian to death An Iraqi court sentenced two men, a French citizen and a Tunisian, to death on Wednesday after finding them guilty of joining Islamic State, a prosecutor told Reuters....
19:13, 05/29/2019

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi dies at 92 Tunisia's 92-year-old President Beji Caïd Essebsi died Thursday morning after being transferred to a hospital "under direct recommendation by his doctors," the state news agency (TAP) announced on Thursday....
21:26, 07/27/2019

Tunisian national who backed ISIS deported from US, ICE officials say Federal immigration officials on Wednesday removed a Tunisian national who had declared his support for ISIS, entered the U.S. on a sham marriage, and committed tax fraud, according to a press release.     ...
05:52, 06/21/2019

Tunisian court keeps presidential candidate in detention: lawyer A Tunisian appeals court on Friday rejected a request by presidential candidate Nabil Karoui to be released from detention pending the verdict in his trial for tax fraud and money laundering, his lawyer said....
20:13, 09/13/2019

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23:39, 07/04/2019

UAW hourly workers hope for short strike against GM as strike begins Standing in light rain on the first day of the GM strike, UAW workers say they're unified but eager to get a deal brokered.       ...
18:26, 09/16/2019

One dead, several wounded in suicide bomber attacks in Tunisian capital Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in separate attacks on police in the Tunisian capital on Thursday, killing one police officer and wounding several other people, the government said....
13:52, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Tunisian soccer fans protest over Africa final Supporters of Tunisian side Esperance are protesting outside a hotel in Paris where African soccer officials are deciding whether their Champions League final victory should stand        ...
14:52, 06/04/2019

Tennis: Tunisian Jabeur shining a path for Arab girls When Ons Jabeur takes on twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in the Wimbledon first round next week she will not just be playing for herself, she will fly the flag for Africa....
05:13, 06/30/2019

1 Dead, 8 Hurt in Twin Suicide Attacks in Tunisian Capital (TUNIS, Tunisia) — Twin suicide attacks targeting security forces struck Tunisia’s capital on Thursday, killing a patrol officer and injuring at least eight people.One attacker detonated explosives in a busy commercial district near the F...
21:26, 06/27/2019

Tunisian PM bans face veils in public institutions after bombing Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab, the full face veil, in public institutions for security reasons, an official source said on Friday....
17:52, 07/05/2019

Tunisian news agency: Up to 70 migrants die when their boat sinks in Mediterranean Sea TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian news agency: Up to 70 migrants die when their boat sinks in Mediterranean Sea....
16:13, 05/10/2019

Angry protests erupt in Tunisian city demanding development About 5,000 Tunisians protested on Monday in central Sidi Bouzid city against marginalization and deteriorating conditions, two days after the deaths of 12 female rural workers in a traffic accident....
16:26, 04/29/2019

Health of hospitalised Tunisian president begins to improve: adviser The condition of 92-year-old Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has begun to improve, a presidential adviser told Reuters on Thursday, hours after his office said he was hospitalised for a "severe health crisis" ....
22:13, 06/27/2019

One dead, several wounded in two suicide bomb attacks in Tunisian capital Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in separate attacks on police in the Tunisian capital on Thursday, killing one police officer and wounding several other people, the government said....
22:13, 06/27/2019

British Airways strike: Thousands of angry customers vent fury over cancelled flights due to strike action British Airways has been inundated with messages from angry customers after thousands of passengers received emails overnight to say their flights had been cancelled....
16:39, 08/24/2019

South Western Railway strike: Thousands of commuters brace for second day of travel chaos as rail strike continues Thousands of commuters are bracing for a second day of travel chaos as South Western Railway (SWR) staff continue a strike over the role of train guards....
10:52, 06/19/2019

Tunisian President Falls Ill As ISIS-Claimed Suicide Attacks In Capital Double suicide attacks shook Tunisia's capital Thursday, even as the country was plunged into uncertainty with the hospitalisation of President Beji Caid Essebsi who was said to be "seriously ill"....
05:00, 06/28/2019

Health of Tunisian president improves significantly, he calls defense minister The health of Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has improved significantly and he has called the defense minister about the situation in the country, the presidency said on Friday....
14:52, 06/28/2019

Islamic State claims suicide attacks on police in Tunisian capital (REUTERS) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for two suicide bomb attacks on police in the Tunisian capital‮‮ ‬‬on Thursday, the militant group's Amaq news agency said....
22:13, 06/27/2019

Tunisian police arrest presidential candidate Karoui on tax evasion charges Tunisian police arrested presidential candidate Nabil Karoui on Friday on what local media said were charges of financial crimes, but his party said it was a politically motivated attempt to exclude him from the election race....
22:00, 08/23/2019

Tunisian candidate Kais Saied says exit poll shows him leading Tunisian presidential candidate Kais Saied said on radio on Sunday that an exit poll showed he was ahead after the first round of voting, with the top two candidates to advance to a second round....
00:39, 09/16/2019

Twin suicide attacks target Tunisian security forces; at least 9 injured TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Twin suicide attacks target Tunisian security forces; at least 9 injured....
13:13, 06/27/2019

Tunisian exit polls suggest shock victory for political outsiders Kaïs Saïed and media mogul Nabil Karoui appear to have taken the top two spots and will progress to a runoffThe first exit polls in Tunisia’s presidential elections suggest a shock victory for two political outsiders, law professor Kaïs Saïed and med...
23:00, 09/15/2019

Boris Johnson bashes Vladimir Putin: Tory leadership frontrunner blasts Russian president over his attack on Western values EXCLUSIVE: Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson says Putin will be 'proved wrong by history' over his remarks on the West Grim-faced Theresa May meets Russian leader as they shake hands at start of G20 summit in Japan...
19:13, 06/28/2019

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi dies at 92, according to state news agency Tunisia's 92-year-old President Beji Caïd Essebsi died Thursday morning after being transferred to a hospital "under direct recommendation by his doctors," the state news agency (TAP) announced on Thursday....
19:26, 07/25/2019

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi - one of the oldest heads of state - dead at 92 Beji Caid Essebsi — the president and first democratically elected leader of Tunisia, a country in North Africa — died on Thursday at age 92, according to officials....
15:00, 07/25/2019

Twin suicide bombings in Tunisian capital kill police officer, Interior Ministry says  Tunisia’s relative stability has been periodically threatened by political assassinations as well as deadly militant attacks claimed by the Islamic State....
15:00, 06/27/2019

Second suicide bomber attacks police station in Tunisian capital, four wounded: Interior Ministry A second suicide bomber blew himself up near a police station in al-Qarjani district in the Tunisian capital, wounding four people, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday....
13:52, 06/27/2019

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner: I'll run for VP, not for the presidency News confirmed by senator for Buenos Aires Province in a 12-minute video released on Twitter. Unidad Ciudadana leader says she will run for vice-presidency, accompanying her former chief-of-staff Alberto Fernández on the ticket....
16:00, 05/18/2019

'American Idol': Ranking the Top 6 contestants, including frontrunner Alejandro Aranda As the second season of ABC's revival of "American Idol" enters its final weeks, we rank the Top 6 contestants left in the competition.        ...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Uli Hoeness steps down from Bayern Munich presidency After almost 10 years at the helm, Uli Hoeness has announced he will stand down as Bayern Munich president. Despite being a divisive figure, it marks the end of an era for the man and the club he helped revolutionize....
22:52, 08/29/2019

Jimmy Carter Says He Couldn’t Have Managed the Presidency at Age 80 (ATLANTA) — Weeks shy of his 95th birthday, former President Jimmy Carter said Tuesday he doesn’t believe he could have managed the most powerful office in the world at 80 years old. Carter, who earlier this year became the longest-lived ...
13:00, 09/18/2019

Factbox: Guatemalan former first lady, surgeon in run-off for presidency Guatemalans on Sunday vote in a second round run-off election for a new president who is likely to face a major challenge coping with a deal signed with Washington in July to turn the country into a buffer zone to stem migration....
09:52, 08/11/2019

Former Starbucks CEO won't seek U.S. presidency in 'broken system' Former Starbucks Corp chief executive Howard Schultz has abandoned plans for an independent presidential run, saying he did not want to split the electorate and help re-elect U.S. President Donald Trump in 2020, according to a statement on his websit...
21:26, 09/06/2019

Justin Amash: GOP was broken even before Trump’s presidency Rep. Justin Amash, just days after he announced his departure from the Republican Party, said Sunday he would have left even if Donald Trump weren’t the president but insisted that this term in Congress was what “really broke it for me.”“Over the yea...
20:52, 07/07/2019

Trump's trade war could cost him Texas and the presidency As Senate Republicans wait on tenterhooks for Vice President Mike Pence to talk trade with Mexico's foreign minister, a new Quinnipiac poll should have the entire party shaking in its boots right now....
23:00, 06/05/2019

Ramaphosa heralds 'new era' as he begins South African presidency New leader says country’s challenges can be solved as he is sworn in for five-year termCyril Ramaphosa told South Africans on Saturday that “a new era had dawned” as he was sworn in for a five-year term as president, but said the troubled country was...
16:39, 05/25/2019

Trump's rollback of climate regulations will be felt far beyond his presidency In almost every corner of his administration, President Donald Trump has veered sharply from the policies of his predecessor -- and even past Republicans....
23:26, 09/04/2019

No Consent, But Ram Ke Naam To Screen At Kolkata's Presidency University Thumbing their nose at the authorities, a section of students at Kolkata's Presidency University have announced that they will screen Anand Patwardhan's award-winning documentary Ram Ke Naam at 4 pm......
14:39, 08/28/2019

Turkey's Erdogan to visit Russia on Aug. 27: Turkish presidency Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will make a one-day official visit to Russia on August 27, the Turkish presidency said on Friday, hours after he held a phone call with Russia's Vladimir Putin to discuss developments in northwestern Syria....
22:00, 08/23/2019

De Blasio continues feud with Trump, says he 'will not be welcome back' in NYC after presidency New York City mayor Bill De Blasio continued his attacks on President Trump on Thursday, calling for a debate between the two and indicating that Trump's home city will not welcome him back after he leaves the White House....
04:13, 07/27/2019

Ukraine's new leader Zelensky must turn his TV presidency into a real one Volodymyr Zelensky, 41, knows he needs help. He’s surrounded himself with reformist ex-ministers and other experts. But his campaign gave away little about his plans, which remain a work in progress....
19:13, 04/28/2019

This Death Star presidency is no ally for modern Britain The Kim Darroch affair is final proof that Trump’s America is increasingly at odds with the UK’s multicultural, democratic values and national interestKim Darroch is but the latest victim of Donald Trump’s Death Star presidency, which collides at ran...
18:26, 07/13/2019

EU leaders decide against Weber for Commission presidency: report European Union leaders have agreed that conservative German candidate Manfred Weber will not become president of the bloc's executive Commission, Germany's Die Welt daily reported on Friday, citing sources familiar with the decision....
00:13, 06/29/2019

Taylor Swift: Trump thinks his presidency is an autocracy Exclusive: songwriter discusses her political awakening in a Guardian interviewTaylor Swift has spoken of her disillusionment with American values in an exclusive interview with the Guardian.The 29-year-old songwriter said she began feeling conflicte...
22:52, 08/23/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa to announce new cabinet at 8 p.m.: presidency South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa will announce his new cabinet at 8:00 p.m. local time (1800 GMT), his spokeswoman said on Wednesday, two weeks after his ruling African National Congress (ANC) saw its majority cut in national elections....
19:13, 05/29/2019

Veep Series Finale: Did Selina Meyer Win the Presidency? RIP President Selina Meyer...eventually. Selina's (Julia Louis Drefyus) dreams came true in the series finale of Veep tonight as she finally won the job of POTUS. Sure, she had to......
07:13, 05/13/2019

| Rwanda shuts border with Ebola-hit DRC - Congolese presidency Rwanda has shut its frontier with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo after a third case of the deadly virus was detected in the border city of Goma, the Congolese presidency said....
11:39, 08/01/2019

White House Memo: Trump and the Four-Letter Presidency At rallies and in interviews, on Twitter and in formal speeches, he relishes the bad-boy language of a shock jock, just one more way of provoking the political establishment....
03:00, 05/20/2019

UK Ambassador Says in Leaked Cables That Trump’s Presidency Could End in Disgrace Diplomatic cables are known treasure troves of frank analysis and insight into the inner workings of governments. Normally protected by confidentiality, these memos offer some of the best observations of local business, politics, and other happenings...
20:52, 07/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Former Starbucks CEO won't seek U.S. presidency in 'broken system' Former Starbucks Corp chief executive Howard Schultz has abandoned plans for an independent presidential run, saying he did not want to split the electorate and help re-elect U.S. President Donald Trump in 2020, according to a statement on his websit...
15:13, 09/06/2019

Guatemala ex-first lady faces battle for presidency after first round win Former first lady Sandra Torres won a clear victory in the first round of Guatemala's presidential election, results showed on Monday, but the center-left candidate faces a tough test to see off her nearest conservative rival in a direct runoff in Au...
02:13, 06/18/2019

Trump claims 'Obama had to know about' efforts to undermine presidency President Trump, in remarks broadcast Sunday, said former President Obama "certainly must have known about" what he characterized as high-level efforts by "FBI low-lifes" and other intelligence operatives to undermine his presidency....
22:39, 06/16/2019

Trump’s ‘Salute to America’ Highlighted a Contradiction in His Presidency It took nearly two years, but Donald Trump finally got his big military show. The president has wanted to bring tanks to the streets and jets to the skies of the nation’s capital since witnessing France’s Bastille Day parade in 2017, but ...
06:52, 07/05/2019

Trump says China is ‘DREAMING’ of a Sleepy Joe Biden presidency President Trump believes China is desperate for a Joe Biden presidency. “China is DREAMING that Sleepy Joe Biden, or any of the others, gets elected in 2020,” tweeted the commander-in-chief on Sunday night. “They LOVE ripping off Am...
06:39, 05/13/2019

Tech Executive Charts Old and New Path to Vice Presidency San Francisco tech executive David Blake is running for vice president and wants to spark a change by bringing back the days of electing the veep by popular vote....
05:26, 05/07/2019

Foxconn's Gou to keep board seat as he bids for Taiwan's presidency Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, will retain a seat on the company's proposed board, a company filing showed on Friday, as he plans to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election....
20:26, 05/10/2019

Is Melania Trump's Be Best campaign doomed by her husband’s presidency? First lady marks first year of initiative as sceptics question how it measures up to those of past first ladiesJust for once, Donald Trump entered the White House rose garden without fanfare, did not say a word and seemed content to play second fiddl...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Boris Johnson gets Tory leadership boost as Matt Hancock backs 'unique' frontrunner to deliver Brexit Boris Johnson's Tory leadership bid has received a new boost with the backing of health secretary Matt Hancock, who pulled out of the contest last week....
12:26, 06/17/2019

South Western Railway strike: passengers complain of 'chronic overcrowding' in trains on day three of strike Commuters are facing a fresh bout of travel chaos as the third day of South Western Railway (SWR) staff's strike over the role of train guards gets underway....
10:13, 06/20/2019

Sanchez has the 'same hunger as when I was a child' "New Inter signing Alexis Sanchez insists that he can rediscover his best form following his move to San Siro after an unhappy spell at Manchester United."...
18:26, 09/04/2019

Here’s What We Know About the New Hunger Games Prequel It’s been more than 10 years since author Suzanne Collins published the first book in the Hunger Games trilogy and kickstarted a global phenomenon that became one of the most lucrative film franchises of all time. Now, nearly four years after t...
02:13, 06/18/2019

Two years into presidency, Macron refocusing economic reform drive When Emmanuel Macron became French president two years ago he promised a clean break with the past. Within months of taking office he had cut tax on companies and investors and made hiring and firing easier via changes to labor laws....
18:39, 05/13/2019

| At least 26 pupils, two teachers killed in Liberia school fire: presidency At least 26 young pupils and two teachers have been killed in a fire at a Koranic school near the Liberian capital Monrovia, the president's office says....
01:26, 09/19/2019

No holds Barred: Trump and his troops push for imperial presidency With his compliant attorney general, the man in the White House is taking aim at the constitutional balance of powersWilliam Barr, the attorney general, came face to face this week with Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the House, at the Capitol in Washin...
10:26, 05/19/2019

Trump fight on California auto emissions could outlast presidency The expected legal battle over President Donald Trump's plan to revoke California's authority to set stiff vehicle emissions standards separate from those established by the U.S. government appears unlikely to be resolved before next year's president...
07:39, 09/19/2019

‘I hope there’s an age limit’: Jimmy Carter questions whether he could have handled the presidency at 80 The former president didn’t mention any current White House contenders, but both Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders would reach that threshold while in office....
21:39, 09/18/2019

Democrats are now left with one option to end Trump’s presidency: The 2020 election Robert S. Mueller III ’s testimony didn’t deliver the spark the Democrats wanted. That puts the onus on House leaders and presidential candidates, and it heightens the stakes for next year’s election....
07:13, 07/25/2019

Holder cautions against potentially prosecuting Trump post presidency Former Attorney General Eric Holder predicted President Donald Trump may be prosecuted after his presidency if he doesn't first face impeachment proceedings while in office -- but warned of the possible risks to the nation....
04:13, 09/16/2019

House kills attempt to impeach Trump for 'disgracing' presidency More than 100 Democrats join Republicans to table vote, following Nancy Pelosi’s leadThe House of Representatives killed an attempt to impeach Donald Trump on Wednesday, with 137 Democrats joining Republicans to table a vote on articles of impeachmen...
03:52, 07/18/2019

Why Yellow Vests Remain Thorn in Macron Presidency: QuickTake No matter which side of France’s political divide you’re on, the yellow vests donned by protesters angry at President Emmanuel Macron’s policies and personal style have come to represent everything that’s wrong with the country. For supporters of the...
14:39, 04/30/2019

Joe Biden earned $15.6 million in the two years after leaving the vice presidency Tax returns and financial disclosure forms show his income has exploded since he left office in early 2017, mostly through speeches and book payments....
23:26, 07/09/2019

Disapproval of Bolsonaro presidency jumps after Amazon crisis: poll Brazilians saying that President Jair Bolsonaro is doing a "bad or terrible" job rose to 38% from 33% previously, following global outcry over the government's handling of record fires in the Amazon rainforest....
16:13, 09/02/2019

Joko Widodo Wins Indonesian Presidency by a Wide Margin Indonesia’s president won re-election by an 11-point margin in an official vote count released as security was tightened in the capital because his opponent’s supporters were gathering to protest the results....
06:39, 05/21/2019

Spain PM says political change needed in European Commission presidency Spain's acting Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Saturday called for a political change at the presidency of the European Commission, a post held by a conservative, a day before a meeting of EU leaders to decide on the bloc's top jobs....
10:26, 06/29/2019

Columbia University to produce Obama presidency oral history CHICAGO (AP) — Columbia University Libraries in New York will produce the official oral history of Barack Obama’s presidency. Obama Foundation officials announced Thursday that the project at The Columbia Center for Oral History Research will p...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Before The Hunger Games: the best book prequels As Suzanne Collins announces a prequel to her bestselling trilogy, Lucy Mangan picks the most successful new beginningsDelighted cries rang out like the song of so many mockingjays when it was announced last week that Suzanne Collins is to publish a ...
10:13, 07/01/2019

Brazil threatens Mercosur exit if Argentina opposition wins presidency Brazil's economy minister has said the country could leave the trade bloc if Argentina's opposition wins presidential elections later this year. He also questioned how dependent Brazil's economy was on Argentina....
02:52, 08/16/2019

Ally of Kazakhstan’s Longtime Ex-Leader Wins Presidency Amid Protests (MOSCOW) — Preliminary results show an ally of Kazakhstan’s former president has won the presidential election. The Central Election Commission in this Central Asian country said Monday that Kassym-Jomart Tokayev won nearly 71 percent of ...
17:52, 06/10/2019

Libyan commander Haftar told Macron no ceasefire for now: French presidency Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, speaking on Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron, ruled out a ceasefire and said he wanted to rid the capital of militias that had "infested" the U.N.-backed government, a French presidential offici...
22:26, 05/22/2019

Foxconn announces leadership overhaul as chairman seeks Taiwan presidency Apple supplier Foxconn on Tuesday announced a leadership overhaul that will see more executives involved in the running of its daily operations, as Chairman Terry Gou seeks to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election....
10:39, 06/11/2019

Foxconn's Gou retains seat on proposed board as he bids for Taiwan's presidency Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, will retain a seat on the company's proposed board, a company filing showed on Friday, as he plans to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election....
15:26, 05/10/2019

France's Macron says three lead candidates for EU Commission presidency failed to get support French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday the three so-called Spitzenkandidaten - or lead candidates - for the European Commission presidency had each failed to receive enough support among European Union leaders in Brussels....
07:00, 06/21/2019

Notre Dame is becoming a symbol of Macron’s gung-ho presidency | Pauline Bock The innovation-obsessed president is at odds with most French people who would like a faithful restoration of the cathedralTo restore or to innovate? Ever since that terrible blaze laid waste to Notre Dame in April, the French nation has been divided...
08:13, 06/10/2019

Stacey Abrams on Voter Suppression, the 2020 Race and the Vice Presidency Ms. Abrams, who announced this week that she would not run for president, told The New York Times in an interview that she would be “honored to be considered” for vice president....
00:00, 08/15/2019

Trump's Approval Rating At Highest Point Of Presidency, Aided By Economy Aided by a strong economy and perceptions that he has dealt with it effectively, President Donald Trump's approval rating has risen to the highest point of his presidency, though a slight majority of......
15:13, 07/07/2019

Donald Trump Says 2 Years Of Presidency "Stollen", Twitter Reacts To Typo US President Donald Trump became the butt of Twitter jokes when he misspelled the word "stolen" as "stollen" -- which is a type of fruit bread served in Germany on Christmas....
21:00, 05/06/2019

France’s President Emmanuel Macron Is Ready to Reset His Troubled Presidency It’s a bright early September day inside France’s presidential Élysée Palace, and President Emmanuel Macron is reflecting on the grueling 12 months just past, with the so-called Yellow Vests (gilets jaunes) protesters raging...
13:26, 09/19/2019

Trump wants Turkey missile plans resolved without harming ties: Turkish presidency U.S. President Donald Trump told his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan that he wanted the issue over Ankara's procurement of air defense systems to be resolved without damaging bilateral ties, the Turkish presidency said....
10:26, 06/29/2019

Foxconn picks chip-unit head for chairman, as Gou seeks Taiwan presidency Foxconn chose chip-unit boss Liu Young-way as chairman of the world's biggest electronics contract manufacturer to succeed Terry Gou, who is preparing to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next year....
10:00, 06/21/2019

Uli Hoeness steps down from Bayern Munich presidency, Oliver Kahn joins board After almost 10 years in the job, Uli Hoeness has stood down as Bayern Munich president. In a further sign of changing times at the top level of the club, former goalkeeper Oliver Kahn will soon return as a board member....
12:39, 08/30/2019

Biden 'absolutely' agrees with woman who blasts Trump presidency by calling it 'illegitimate' Former Vice President Joe Biden, the frontrunner among 2020 Democratic candidates, told a woman at an event on Tuesday that he agreed with her after she stated that Donald Trump's presidency was "illegitimate."...
03:00, 05/15/2019

France's Macron to meet Libya's eastern commander Haftar next week: presidency French President Emmanuel Macron will meet eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar in the middle of next week to discuss how to resume peace talks in the country, a French presidential source said on Thursday....
18:39, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 3-Libyan commander Haftar told Macron no ceasefire for now - French presidency Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, speaking on Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron, ruled out a ceasefire and said he wanted to rid the capital of militias that had "infested" the U.N.-backed government, a French presidential offici...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Bernie Sanders pledges lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada on day one of presidency Bernie Sanders said he will allow lower-cost prescription drugs into the U.S. from other countries, particularly from Canada, on his first day in office as president....
22:00, 08/01/2019

Fighting Hunger in the Klamath River Basin Wednesday: Native Americans have some of the nation’s highest rates of food insecurity. Also: Another round of California v. Trump; and a special Berkeley cafe....
16:26, 08/14/2019

'Hunger Games' prequel novel coming in 2020 A decade after seemingly wrapping up "The Hunger Games," Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem. A prequel, set 64 years before the beginning of her multimillion-selling trilogy, is coming next year....
16:13, 06/17/2019

Hunger Games prequel book and possible movie on the way Suzanne Collins has written a book set in Panem 64 years before the original dystopian trilogy and Lionsgate has confirmed interest in adapting it for the big screenSuzanne Collins is writing a prequel to her best-selling Hunger Games trilogy with a ...
20:13, 06/17/2019

Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger College athletes, who have had to settle for hollow victories in court, have the leverage to overhaul a system of sham amateurism and reap their share of the riches they bring....
23:00, 05/21/2019

One million face hunger in Gaza after US cut to Palestine aid UN relief agency warns of crisis next month unless donor countries provide $60mMore than a million people in Gaza risk going hungry next month unless international donors fill a $60m (£46m) funding black hole largely created by cuts to Palestinian re...
16:26, 05/15/2019

District 12 of ‘The Hunger Games’ is now a historic place RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — District 12 is now on the National Register of Historic Places. North Carolina officials announced earlier this week that the Henry River Mill Village in Hildebran now has that historic designation. The village served as District...
20:26, 06/21/2019

British Airways strike latest: Heathrow Terminal 5 reduced to 'ghost town' by 48-hour pilots' strike British Airways' Terminal 5 Heathrow base was a "ghost town" today as its worst ever pilots' strike grounded all but five of its scheduled 850 flights....
13:39, 09/09/2019

Trump's Doral Resort Suffering Under the Dictator's Presidency; Net Income Drops 69 Percent in Two Years This very well could be one of those Trump tax schemes in which he grossly undervalues the property and the income on his resort in order to avoid paying taxes, but one of the crown jewels in Trump’s property portfolio is grossly underperforming....
21:26, 05/15/2019

Apple supplier Foxconn said to plan management overhaul as its chairman seeks Taiwan presidency Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure to get more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
04:26, 06/07/2019

Exclusive: Foxconn plans management overhaul as Chairman Gou seeks Taiwan presidency - source Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure to get more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
12:13, 06/06/2019

A Bill de Blasio presidency would make America like the groundhog the NYC mayor 'killed': Mark Steyn Bill de Blasio's 2020 presidential prospects are slim, but America would not fare well under the newest Democratic candidate's presidency if he defeated President Trump....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Kamala Harris insists she's still a 'top tier' 2020 contender; claims Trump has 'debased' the presidency Sen. Kamala Harris insists that she’s still a top-tier contender for the Democratic presidential nomination. “Of course I’m part of that top tier and we all know that,” the California Democrat told Fox News....
09:00, 09/07/2019

Poll finds hunger for change to US system of gov't More than half of Americans want major changes to the system of government, according to a new survey by the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. (May 2)       ...
01:39, 05/03/2019

Lawyer: Kurdish rebel chief wants hunger strikes to end ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A lawyer says imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has called on hundreds of hunger-striking prisoners “not to endanger their lives.” Lawyer Newroz Uysal said Monday that her colleagues visited Ocalan on a...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Avocados May Help Suppress Hunger And Also Does Not Add Many Calories: 5 Avocado Recipes The study revealed that meals which include fresh avocado as a substitute for refined carbohydrates, are more effective in supressing hunger and induce satiety....
15:52, 05/10/2019

821 Million People Suffered From Hunger, Malnutrition In 2018: UN More than 821 million people suffered from hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition worldwide last year, the United Nations reported Monday -- the third year in a row that the number has risen....
22:52, 07/15/2019

Joe Cordina: ‘Anthony Joshua told me one day – the sacrifices keep the hunger’ Joe Cordina explains why he is giving everything to make it to the top The post Joe Cordina: ‘Anthony Joshua told me one day – the sacrifices keep the hunger’ appeared first on Boxing News....
06:26, 05/05/2019

Borussia Dortmund show hunger for big occasion but must sustain it Barcelona's arrival gave Borussia Dortmund the chance to show themselves to be as good as they think they are. Facing the best certainly brought out the best in BVB on Tuesday but the challenge remains consistency....
01:13, 09/18/2019

Poll finds hunger for change to US system of government More than half of Americans want major changes to the system of government, including about 1 in 10 who want a complete overhaul. That’s according to a new survey by the University of Chicago Harris School for Public Policy and The Associated P...
15:39, 05/02/2019

Once the poorest senator, ‘Middle Class Joe’ Biden has reaped millions in income since leaving the vice presidency Biden bought one multimillion dollar home and rented another. A book deal and dozens of highly paid speeches placed him in a more rarefied world than he once inhabited....
16:13, 06/25/2019

The Hunger Games Is Getting a Prequel Novel, Set During the 'Dark Days' of Panem [Updated] We’re going back to the arena. Scholastic has announced a new The Hunger Games prequel novel from Suzanne Collins, set decades before the events of the original books and films. Read more......
06:39, 06/18/2019

Worsening World Hunger Affects 821 Million, Says United Nations More than 821 million people suffered from hunger worldwide last year, the United Nations reported Monday -- the third year in a row that the number has risen....
02:26, 07/16/2019

Study offers strategies for addressing hunger through sustainable agriculture A new study has offered several strategies for ending hunger without expanding agriculture, releasing additional CO2 or putting more stress on the planet's resources....
00:13, 09/12/2019

On College Basketball: Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger College athletes, who have had to settle for hollow victories in court, have the leverage to overhaul a system of sham amateurism and reap their share of the riches they bring....
18:13, 04/28/2019

APNewsBreak: Theme park to star ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘Twilight’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lionsgate will open what it calls the world’s first vertical theme park featuring high-tech experiences that will place guests inside some of the studio’s top films, including “The Hunger Games” and “T...
10:00, 05/22/2019

New suffering for children of ISIS caliphate as hunger and sickness spread Shortages of food, clean water and medicine combined with the early arrival of the scorching summer heat have contributed to worsening conditions in a remote camp. Children are falling ill by the hundreds....
19:13, 06/19/2019

Malaysia police say missing London teen died from hunger Malaysian authorities say there is no evidence that 15-year-old Nora Anne Quoirin had been kidnapped or raped. The Irish-French teen was found dead several days after she disappeared from an eco-resort....
13:13, 08/15/2019

World hunger on the rise as 820m at risk, UN report finds Eliminating hunger by 2030 is an immense challenge, say heads of UN agenciesMore than 820 million people worldwide are still going hungry, according to a UN report that says reaching the target of zero hunger by 2030 is “an immense challenge”.The num...
22:52, 07/15/2019

The decade's hottest stocks show hunger for tech companies Almost 400 companies are now valued at more than $1 billion according to a new list of the most profitable companies. Find out what $100 in stock would have bought you in 2000 versus now....
04:26, 09/04/2019

The Hunger Games Prequel Book Out 2020, Movie in the Works The Hunger Games world is expanding, with a new prequel book set 64 years before the start of the original set to be published May 2020. A film adaptation of the same is also in the works....
10:39, 06/18/2019

Study suggests avocados suppress hunger, but can we trust the research? Clinical trial participants were less hungry and more satisfied after breakfast with avocado than a low-fat meal. But the study received industry backing....
16:52, 05/14/2019

Suzanne Collins wrote a Hunger Games prequel and it's out in less than a year You thought The Hunger Games were finished? You fool. We live in the age of IP, meaning that every day brings us another viable property to resurrect, repackage, and, if you’re J.K. Rowling, ruin for the generation it helped shape. Suzanne Collins’ r...
22:26, 06/17/2019

Taylor Swift: ‘Pop music can feel like it’s The Hunger Games, and like we’re gladiators’ The singer spills on feuds, fame, failure – and why she’s taking on the presidentTaylor Swift’s Nashville apartment is an Etsy fever dream, a 365-days-a-year Christmas shop, pure teenage girl id. You enter through a vestibule clad in blue velvet and ...
08:00, 08/24/2019

Climate change compounds hunger, conflicts, German aid group says Climate change added to warfare is worsening hunger worldwide, according to one of Germany's largest aid groups. Welthungerhilfe has said many poor have "no more reserves or resilience left" when hit by extreme weather....
21:00, 06/26/2019

CHEAP: Live your ‘Hunger Games’ fantasies with a kickass Nerf Bow for only $24 Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Summer’s here. That means a few things: sunshine, chilling in the park, cold brews, and hanging out with your friends. Although this is a beautiful picture we’ve ...
23:52, 07/06/2019

World Hunger Is On the Rise and ‘Climate Shocks’ Are Partly to Blame, UN Says A staggering 2 billion people around the world don’t have enough nutritious food to eat, and climate shocks like drought, heat waves, and extreme rainfall have played a large role in their plight, according to a new United Nations (UN) report. At the...
23:39, 07/16/2019

‘Hunger Games’ author relaunches franchise with ‘Dark Days’ prequel Suzanne Collins is still hungry. A decade after closing the book on her “Hunger Games” saga, the author is reviving her best-selling young adult franchise with a prequel set 64 years before the original action started. “With this book, I ...
18:00, 06/17/2019

“Happy Hunger Games!” A Prequel to the Blockbuster Series Will Hit Bookstores in 2020 (NEW YORK) — A decade after seemingly wrapping up The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem. A prequel, set 64 years before the beginning of her multimillion-selling trilogy, is coming next year. The novel, currently u...
19:39, 06/17/2019

UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistance to people most affected by drought, flooding, and economic stagnation. ...
18:13, 08/07/2019

Nurse Hitchhikes to Help Girl Whose Photo Drew Attention to Hunger in Venezuela Many who saw the picture of Anailin Nava, a 2-year-old girl suffering from malnutrition, wanted to help. One nurse packed some food and hitchhiked to her home....
02:39, 05/21/2019

10th annual Hunger Walk raises money for food bank TUCSON – The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona held their 10th annual hunger walk at the Kino Sports Complex Saturday morning. Around 1,400 people were estimated to have participated in the fundraiser. The money raised will go to help fee...
08:39, 09/15/2019

Theme park to bring ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘Twilight’ to life this summer LOS ANGELES — Some of Lionsgate’s most popular film franchises from “Hunger Games” to “Twilight” will be brought to life when the studio opens what it calls the world’s first vertical theme park in China this summe...
08:26, 05/23/2019

World hunger continues to rise due to conflict, climate change, says UN report Conflict, climate change and weak economic growth are leaving more people without enough to eat, a UN report warning of starvation and famine says. Most of the world's chronic hungry live in Asia and Africa....
18:13, 07/15/2019

Hunger-striking Greek extremist wins new hope of jail leave ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A lawyer for a Greek far-left extremist jailed for 11 murders says Greece’s supreme court has ordered lower judges to reconsider his request for a temporary leave from prison, which had earlier been rejected. Dimitris Kouf...
11:39, 05/23/2019

Nearly half of all child deaths in Africa stem from hunger, study shows Almost 60 million children deprived of food despite continent’s economic growth, in what is ‘fundamentally a political problem’One in three African children are stunted and hunger accounts for almost half of all child deaths across the continent, an ...
12:26, 06/05/2019

The first trailer for Netflix's 'The I-Land' isn't like Fyre Fest at all, but a cross between 'The Matrix' and 'The Hunger Games' Netflix's first teaser for the upcoming thriller series "I-Land" made it seem like a riff on the disastrous Fyre Festival. But the full-length trailer reveals a plot much more similar to "The Matrix" or "The Hunger Games." Strangers brought to an is...
01:52, 08/30/2019

North Carolina Village Used as District 12 in Hunger Games Movie Now a ‘Historic Place’ (RALEIGH, N.C.) — What would the folks in the Capitol think? District 12 is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The Henry River Mill Village, which served as the home of the three main characters from the movie The Hunger Games, wa...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Hunger in Yemen: WFP considers aid suspension in face of repeated interference by some Houthi leaders The UN emergency food relief agency said on Monday that without full access and “freedom to decide” who receives lifesaving aid, in Houthi rebel-controlled areas of Yemen, it could be forced to implement a “phased suspension”....
22:26, 05/20/2019

To meet development goals, UN agriculture agency ‘cannot only focus on tackling hunger anymore’ Innovating agriculture and promoting nutrition-sensitive food systems top the Food and Agriculture Agency’s (FAO) to-do list, its chief told the United Nations agriculture agency’s governing council on Monday, saying "we cannot only focus on tackling...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Venezuelans risk death trying to cross into Colombia escaping violence, hunger, Fox News finds Fox News correspondent Ellison Barber reported from the Venezuela-Colombia border Monday about the flight of migrants, what the United Nations has called the largest exodus of people in South America’s modern history....
05:52, 05/07/2019

Healthy Diet: High-Protein Vegetarian Desi Snack To Cure Hunger Pangs With meat and eggs off the radar, it becomes very tough to think of dishes with the limited ingredients, but if you are willing to explore, there's so much you can do with what you have....
14:39, 04/30/2019

Lionsgate cancels plans for big John Wick/Mad Men/Hunger Games attraction in Times Square According to Variety, movie studio Lionsgate has announced that it’s dropping a plan to make a ridiculous “indoor entertainment center” in New York’s Times Square that would’ve been like Disney World for fans of the Lionsgate family of products. Appa...
01:00, 07/08/2019

World ‘off track’ to meet most Sustainable Development Goals on hunger, food security and nutrition Key parts of the Global Goals agenda linked to achieving zero-hunger are “off-track”, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday, in an appeal for much greater public investment in farming....
23:39, 07/18/2019

Intel’s Naveen Rao thinks AI will transform health, solve world hunger, and support space travel During a discussion at Amazon's re:MARS conference, Intel's Naveen Rao spoke about machine learning's rapid progress and the fields it might transform.Read More...
23:52, 06/05/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congol; outrage after the execution of child offenders in Iran; concerns over a super-cereal distributed by the World Food Progra...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Over 820 million people suffering from hunger; new UN report reveals stubborn realities of ‘immense’ global challenge After nearly a decade of progress, the number of people who suffer from hunger has slowly increased over the past three years, with about one in every nine people globally suffering from hunger today, the United Nations said in a new report released ...
20:13, 07/15/2019

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart sustainable cities", said the chief of the UN agency which specializes in information and communication te...
22:13, 05/28/2019

North Korean families facing deep ‘hunger crisis’ after worst harvest in 10 years, UN food assessment shows More than 10 million North Koreans are suffering “severe food shortages” after the worst harvest in a decade, according to a United Nations food security assessment released on Friday....
19:13, 05/03/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Syrian detainees, Zimbabwe hunger crisis, Kabul attack, Mexico disappearances, new tech to feed the world Wednesday’s top stories: Syrian detainees “failed by Security Council”; Zimbabwe experiencing “worst-ever hunger crisis”; Guterres welcomes new Mozambique peace accord; deadly Kabul attack; Mexico “responsible for enforced disappearances”; indigenous...
23:26, 08/07/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Mandela Day, war waning in Yemen? Deadly monsoon rains, zero hunger hopes fade, fifth anniversary of MH17 crash In today’s Daily Brief: World celebrates Nelson Mandela; Security Council hears end of Yemen war may be in sight; South Asia children turned ‘upside down’ by monsoon rains; world ‘off track’ to meet zero hunger target; Italy urged to stop ‘criminalis...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hunger crisis in DR Congo, Swine Fever in Asia, Venezuela death investigation call, updates on Eritrea and Syria This Tuesday, UN News covers: Growing food crisis in DR Congo; Swine Fever threatens millions of livelihoods in Asia; Human Rights Council told of persistent violations in Eritrea; and the humanitarian impact of on-going fighting in Syria....
23:13, 07/02/2019

Malawi: Head-to-head race for the presidency Rigging fears, a rap song and the voice of Malawi's youth are all elements in next week's presidential election. Incumbent president Peter Mutharika is hoping to beat seven rivals to stay in office for a final term....
22:52, 05/16/2019

‘Stamp Out Hunger’ Food Drive: Leave canned food at mailbox this Saturday TUCSON – Having any non-perishable food collecting dust in your pantry? Well, look no further, the Community Food Bank’s single biggest one-day food drive is kicking off this weekend. This Saturday, thousands of letter carriers and volunt...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Teacher jailed for having sex with boy, 13, said 'he's to blame' A TEACHER jailed for 20 years after having sex with a 13-year-old boy while his pal watched has blamed him – calling him “obsessed” and “very aggressive”....
11:52, 07/23/2019

Chelsea rising star Mason Mount has 'desire and hunger' to succeed with England, says Frank Lampard Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard insists Mason Mount can handle the pressure of a senior England call-up while adapting to life in the Premier League....
19:00, 08/30/2019

Nora Quoirin survived for a week before she died of internal injuries caused by 'prolonged' hunger and stress Missing teenager Nora Quoirin survived in the Malaysian jungle for a week before she died from internal injuries caused by starvation, according to the results of her post-mortem examination....
14:00, 08/15/2019

UK art dealer jailed in US for defrauding clients of up to $30m Timothy Sammons used works by Picasso and Chagall as collateral for personal loansA prominent British art dealer who defrauded his clients out of millions by using a scheme that involved masterpieces by artists including Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagal...
20:26, 07/31/2019

Former SNP MP jailed for using embezzled cash to pay for holiday Former SNP MP Natalie McGarry has been jailed for embezzling thousands of pounds from pro-independence groups and using the cash to pay her rent and fund a holiday with her husband....
21:26, 06/06/2019

Rita Ora's former accountant jailed over £3m fraud An accountant with high-profile clients such as singer Rita Ora and World Cup-winning rugby player Matt Dawson has been jailed for more than five years, after he committed a £3.35m fraud....
21:52, 05/08/2019

"Looking For Someone To Kill": Man Jailed For Throwing Boy Off Balcony The man who walked into the Mall of America in Minnesota "looking for someone to kill" and then threw a 5-year-old boy off a third-floor balcony was sentenced on Monday to nearly 20 years in prison....
06:00, 06/04/2019

The US Navy just promoted a jailed sex offender Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Stumberg Navy Lt. j.g. Michael McNeil was sentenced to 10 years in prison in March for attempted online enticement of a minor. Despite that conviction, he was still listed as active duty with the Navy, an...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Ex-Marine jailed for messages sent to Remain MP A pro-Brexit Falklands War veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks after he posted menacing social media messages to a Remainer politician which left her "scared" and "very exposed"....
23:26, 08/08/2019

Beyond the protests, BP starts a new era - but how far does it go? In a deal heralded as a "turning point" for the fossil fuels industry, oil giant BP has accepted that its plans for the future must now embrace the terms of the Paris climate change agreement....
00:26, 05/22/2019

Ex-marine jailed for messages sent to Remain-supporting MP A pro-Brexit Falklands War veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks after he posted menacing social media messages to a Remain-supporting MP which left her "scared" and "very exposed"....
15:00, 08/09/2019

Former UK doctor jailed for groping female patients LONDON (AP) — A former British doctor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for groping female patients including a 12-year-old child. Alan Tutin assaulted victims at the Merrow Park Practice in Guildford, 35 miles (55 kilometers) southwest of Lon...
20:00, 05/17/2019

2 US teens jailed in Italy in policeman’s killing Investigators contended in written statements that two American teenagers who were former high school classmates had confessed to their roles in the grisly slaying of an Italian policeman...
09:26, 07/28/2019

Ex-NSA contractor jailed for 9 years over stolen documents A former US contractor who stockpiled secret National Security Agency data at his home has been jailed for nine years. The case is another embarrassment for the NSA after Edward Snowden leaked classified info in 2013....
04:00, 07/20/2019

Former CIA officer jailed for 20 years for spying for China A former spy for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency was sentenced on Friday to 20 years in prison after being convicted on charges of conspiring to transmit U.S. defense secrets to China, the Justice Department said....
01:00, 05/18/2019

Economist Jailed For Hiding Rare Coins Says They're His Now And so does Martin Armstrong, a self-taught economist with a cult following who spent years behind bars for what the U.S. said was a $700 million Ponzi scheme and for allegedly hiding assets,......
06:00, 06/14/2019

Mother and son jailed for murder of runner who used footpath Gary Dean was found dead near Barnsley after long-running feud with Dawson familyA mother and son who murdered a man after pursuing a vendetta against him over his use of a footpath crossing their land have been handed life jail terms.Gary Dean’s bod...
00:13, 08/13/2019

Supporters of jailed UK far-right activist march on parliament Dozens of angry supporters of British far-right activist Stephen Yaxley-Lennon scuffled with police and marched on parliament after he was jailed on Thursday for contempt of court....
16:13, 07/11/2019

2nd Swede jailed for royal jewels heist A Swedish court has sentenced a second man to three years in prison in connection with the theft of 17th-century royal treasures estimated to be worth 65 million kronor ($7 million) from a cathedral west of Stockholm last year...
13:52, 06/11/2019

Nicaraguan government releases 100 jailed protesters The administration of President Daniel Ortega said all 100 face charges of "offences against security and the public peace," which have commonly been applied to participants in anti-government protests that started last year....
06:00, 05/21/2019

| Eight Gambian soldiers jailed over coup plot A Gambian military court has sentenced seven soldiers to nine years in jail for plotting to overthrow President Adama Barrow, and handed a three-year prison term to another....
10:52, 05/28/2019

Man jailed in Oklahoma after being hurt in police shooting A man who was arrested on a robbery warrant after police opened fire on the truck he was in, injuring three young children, has been released from a Texas hospital....
01:13, 04/29/2019

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
16:39, 05/28/2019

World Press Freedom Day: Jailed for a painting Zehra Doğan, a Kurdish journalist and artist, was sentenced to nearly three years in jail for a painting but was determined to continue sharing stories....
05:26, 05/03/2019

Jailed former governor says he bought votes for Rio Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state has told a judge he paid about $2 million for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games       ...
01:13, 07/05/2019

New state bill would allow inmates to be jailed near their kids State prison inmates may finally be guaranteed placement near their kids, thanks to the Democratic-controlled legislature installed a few months ago....
02:26, 05/20/2019

"They Messed Up My Life": Man Who Was Jailed For Bringing Honey To US Leon Haughton likes honey in his tea. Which is why during his Christmas visit to relatives in Jamaica, he made his regular stop and bought three bottles from a favorite roadside stand before heading......
10:52, 08/25/2019

Man jailed after hospital release following police shooting A man who was arrested on a robbery warrant after police opened fire on the truck he was in, injuring three young children, has been released from a Texas hospital....
23:00, 04/28/2019

How a jailed banker's wife spent $20M at Harrods The details of an Azerbaijani woman's £16 million ($20 million) spending spree in luxury London department store Harrods have been revealed, as part of the UK's first investigation into unexplained wealth....
03:13, 05/29/2019

Sources: US to question Assange pal jailed in Ecuador BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. investigators have received permission from Ecuador to question a Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who has been held in jail for more than two months on suspicion of hacking. An Ecuadorian pros...
19:52, 06/17/2019

Former UN Official Jailed For Child Abuse In Nepal A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's growing appeal for foreign paedophiles....
10:52, 07/09/2019

China’s first ‘cyber-dissident’ jailed for 12 years Huang Qi, who ran a website reporting on sensitive topics, is accused of leaking state secrets China’s first “cyber-dissident”, whose website reported on sensitive topics including human rights, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for leaking st...
14:26, 07/29/2019

Kenyan: UK man jailed for 4 years for explosive possession A Kenyan court has jailed a British national believed to be part of an extremist cell to four years in prison for possession of bomb-making material....
21:00, 05/09/2019

Woman jailed for murdering daughters who 'got in way' of sex life Judge calls Louise Porton ‘evil’ after murders of three-year-old and 17-month-old girlsA mother who murdered her two young daughters after they “got in the way” of her sex life has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 32 years.Louise Porton wa...
14:26, 08/02/2019

Ugandan activist jailed over poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mother's vagina....
07:00, 08/08/2019

Myanmar Frees Jailed Reuters Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were jailed after reporting on the Myanmar military’s abuses against the ethnic Rohingya minority, were released as part of a presidential amnesty for more than 6,000 prisoners....
08:39, 05/07/2019

2 U.S. Teens Jailed in Italy Over Policeman’s Murder ROME — Two American teenagers were jailed in Rome on Saturday as authorities carry out a murder investigation in the killing of an Italian police officer. A detention order issued by prosecutors was shown on Italian state broadcaster RAI, namin...
20:39, 07/27/2019

Ugandan activist jailed for a poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mother's vagina....
20:39, 08/05/2019

US policeman jailed over killing of Australian woman Mohamed Noor has been sentenced for the 2017 killing of Justine Damond, an unarmed Australian woman who called 911. The sentence was in line with state guidelines, but some also wonder if race was an issue as well....
23:00, 06/07/2019

Man jailed for 15 years for driverless car bomb plot Farhad Salah convicted of planning attack in UK using remote controlled vehicleA man who plotted a terrorist attack involving the use of a bomb inside a remotely controlled vehicle has been jailed for 15 years. Counter-terrorism police described Farh...
14:00, 07/24/2019

Dutch YouTubers jailed over 'Area 51 plan' Two Dutch YouTubers who apparently wanted to film the classified US Air Force base known as Area 51 have pleaded guilty to misdemeanour trespass and illegal parking....
23:26, 09/17/2019

'You deserve everything you get': Neo-Nazi who killed protester jailed A US white supremacist who drove his car at a crowd of anti-racism protesters, killing a woman and injuring dozens of other people, has apologised as he was jailed for life....
22:00, 06/28/2019

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' jailed for life Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman is likely to die in jail after being sentenced to life for smuggling illegal drugs into the US over a violent, decades-long career....
16:26, 07/17/2019

Ugandan Academic Jailed for Insulting President on Facebook Stella Nyanzi, a researcher and activist, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for a post including sexually explicit criticism of President Yoweri Museveni....
11:26, 08/03/2019

OAS calls Nicaragua to release jailed protesters by June 18 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Organization of American States is calling on Nicaragua to unconditionally release all prisoners related to anti-government protests that started last year. Twenty of the 34 member states in the hemispheric body voted in favor o...
21:39, 05/21/2019

Gamer jailed for deadly ‘swat’ prank that started over $1.50 bet An Ohio gamer has been jailed for his part in a “swatting” prank that ended with cops shooting dead an innocent Kansas dad. Casey Viner, 19, was so upset by losing a $1.50 wager while playing “Call of Duty: WWII” online, he re...
00:13, 09/16/2019

Venezuela frees musician jailed after blasting government Authorities in Venezuela have released from prison a young musician who was jailed six weeks ago after taking to social media to vent her frustration against President Nicolas Maduro’s government...
03:26, 07/17/2019

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a month-long ordeal in the country’s outback has been jailed for 10 years...
05:52, 05/29/2019

Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months for contempt of court Far Right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced to nine months in prison for putting a child sex ring trial in peril and encouraging "vigilante action" among his supporters....
13:00, 07/11/2019

Reporter once jailed for refusing to disclose source dies PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Jim Taricani (teh-ruh-KAH’-nee), an award-winning TV reporter who exposed corruption and served a federal sentence for refusing to disclose a source, has died. He was 69. His friend, Dyana Koelsch (kelsh), says in a stat...
19:26, 06/22/2019

UK pair who planned Syria journey on TripAdvisor jailed Safwaan Mansur and Hanzalah Patel used travel website to look at area near Syrian borderTwo friends who planned their journey to Syria on TripAdvisor have each been jailed for 14 years for preparing to join Islamic State.Safwaan Mansur and Hanzalah P...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Letter From Jailed New Zealand Shooter Was Posted Online The white supremacist charged in the mosque attacks that killed 51 people was permitted to send letters to supporters, including one that was posted to a forum that has been a home for racist and violent views....
22:52, 08/15/2019

Jailed ‘killer cop’ questioned about Jeffrey Epstein’s injuries A hulking inmate was questioned about the neck injuries suffered by Jeffrey Epstein in a Lower Manhattan lockup, law enforcement sources told The Post on Thursday. Former Briarcliff Manor cop Nicholas Tartaglione, who’s awaiting trial in four d...
20:13, 07/25/2019

Journalists jailed in Myanmar released after more than 500 days in prison Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on the evening of Dec. 12, 2017, at the time when they were working on an investigation into the massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in the conflict-torn Rakhine State....
15:26, 05/07/2019

Overlooked No More: Lau Sing Kee, War Hero Jailed for Helping Immigrants Kee was awarded for his bravery in World War I, but later became a convicted criminal when he skirted discriminatory laws to help immigrants move to America from China....
01:00, 08/22/2019

Jailed: ex-girlfriend who claimed she was raped by Whitehall lawyer The scorned ex-girlfriend of a senior government lawyer who tried to destroy his career with false rape claims in an eight-month "campaign of terror" has been jailed for almost three years....
10:52, 07/04/2019

As She Was In BJP: Mother Of Woman Jailed For Sharing Mamata Banerjee Pic The mother of BJP's youth wing worker who was arrested for sharing a morphed picture of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has alleged that the underlying reason for the action was her......
14:13, 05/12/2019

British ski instructor jailed for 10 years over Australia rape A British ski instructor who punched and bit a woman while raping her in the street after violently attacking her male friend has been jailed for 10 years....
20:00, 08/16/2019

Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year....
23:39, 05/22/2019

Ex-U.N. aid worker jailed in Nepal for sexually abusing boys A court in Nepal has sentenced a former UN aid worker from Canada to nine years in jail on charges of sexually abusing two boys, a court official said on Tuesday....
13:52, 07/09/2019

Romania's ruling party leader jailed for corruption Dubbed Romania's most powerful politician, Liviu Dragnea has been jailed for 3 1/2 years following a Supreme Court ruling. The decision came after Dragnea's PSD party suffered huge losses in the EU elections....
19:39, 05/27/2019

David Schwimmer lookalike jailed for Blackpool thefts Millions spotted likeness of ‘habitual thief’ Abdulah Husseini, 36, to Ross in FriendsA lookalike of Friends actor David Schwimmer has been jailed for nine months for theft and fraud offences.Abdulah Husseini, 36, described in court as a “travelling,...
01:13, 08/16/2019

| Brazil's Lula jailed to keep him from 2018 election: report Brazil's Justice Minister and prosecutors collaborated to convict left-wing icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges to prevent him from contesting the 2018 election, an investigative news outlet has reported....
15:39, 06/10/2019

People Jailed During Emergency Observe Its 44th Anniversary In UP ''Loktantra Senanis'' of Uttar Pradesh, who were jailed during Emergency imposed this day in June 1975 Tuesday observed 44th anniversary of the "draconian" day....
19:00, 06/25/2019

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers MADRID (AP) — The lower chamber of Spain’s Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoing trial for rebellion and othe...
14:39, 05/24/2019

Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar released after over 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar under the country's Official Secrets Act for reporting on a massacre of Rohingya civilians have been freed after more than 500 days....
05:39, 05/07/2019

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Spain's lower house of parliament on Friday suspended four jailed separatist lawmakers who are on trial over their role in Catalonia's failed independence bid in 2017....
16:52, 05/24/2019

Former Celtic kit manager jailed for sexually abusing boys EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — A former kit manager at Scottish club Celtic has been jailed for more than six years after admitting to a string of historic sexual offenses against young boys. James McCafferty, 73, pleaded guilty to 11 charges related to ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Jailed Catalan leader says Spain wants to 'behead' separatism Catalonia's highest-profile jailed separatist leader accused Spain of trying to behead the secessionist movement with a trial on the region's failed independence bid, adding that another independence referendum was still a possibility....
10:00, 09/11/2019

Two men jailed for decades of child abuse at German campsite More than 450 attacks, most of them rape, were carried out on boys and girls aged three to 14Two men who groomed and abused hundreds of children at a campsite in Germany over a period of more than 20 years have been jailed by a judge who said she was...
16:39, 09/05/2019

Men jailed for decades of child abuse at German campsite More than 40 children abused by Andreas V and Mario S at Eichwald site from 1998 to 2018A German court has sent two men to prison after they pleaded guilty to sexually abusing dozens of children at a campsite over two decades.Detmold regional court j...
15:00, 09/05/2019

Kyoto Fire Suspect Was Once Jailed for Armed Robbery A man suspected of starting a fire that killed 33 people at a Kyoto animation studio was once jailed for armed robbery and earlier this week threatened a neighbor with violence, according to the neighbor....
23:00, 07/19/2019

Ex-Algerian PM jailed in sweeping anti-corruption campaign Former Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has been imprisoned by a Supreme Court judge investigating corruption, taken in a police van to a prison on the outskirts of the capital....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Man jailed for allegedly raping 4-year-old in Oklahoma McDonald’s MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) — A 37-year-old Oklahoma man has been jailed on rape complaints after authorities said he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in a bathroom at a McDonald’s play area, which the child was visiting during a day care field trip...
21:52, 07/19/2019

Reuters reporters jailed for more than 500 days freed from prison Two journalists from Reuters — who had been detained in Myanmar after reporting about the killing of Muslim men in western Rakhine State — were released from prison on Tuesday local time. Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had been convicted in Septem...
06:39, 05/07/2019

American Jailed in Moscow on Spy Charges Says Guards Injured Him Paul N. Whelan, a former Marine held for eight months on charges he denies, said he was in “great pain” and compared his treatment to the Salem witch trials....
15:13, 08/23/2019

John McAfee jailed in Dominican Republic on gun charges John McAfee of antivirus software fame and his entourage were detained for several days in the Dominican Republic after authorities discovered firearms and ammo on his yacht, according to reports. The eponymous founder of the PC software security gia...
17:52, 07/26/2019

Family questions how inmate jailed 17 months got pregnant ROCKFORD, Ala. (AP) — Relatives of a jailed Alabama woman are questioning how the woman became pregnant. Al.com reports 26-year-old Latoni Daniel has been jailed for 17 months and is set to give birth to her first child this month. The U.S. National ...
11:39, 05/15/2019

Man to stay jailed over talk about avenging mosque attacks A federal judge has ruled a New York man will remain in custody in Montana pending his June 24 trial over charges that he lied to authorities about discussions he had about joining the Islamic State group and attacking random people to avenge shootin...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Four jailed for life over death of 71 migrants in Hungarian truck A Hungarian court jailed four human traffickers for life on Thursday for the deaths of 71 migrants whose decomposing bodies were found crammed inside a truck dumped on an Austrian motorway....
13:13, 06/20/2019

The Latest: 2 American teens jailed in Italian cop killing An Italian detention order says two American teenagers from California are being held in jail for investigation of murder in the fatal stabbing of a police officer...
17:00, 07/27/2019

Neo-Nazi who planned to murder Labour MP jailed for life Jack Renshaw, 23, intended to kill Rosie Cooper and police officer Victoria HendersonA neo-Nazi who admitted plotting the murder of the Labour MP Rosie Cooper has been sentenced to life in prison, with a minimum term of 20 years.Jack Renshaw, 23, bou...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Concern for Australian citizen jailed without charge in Vietnam Van Kham Chau, 70, has been held for six months on treason charges and denied a lawyerHuman rights groups and relatives have expressed concern for the wellbeing of a 70-year-old Australian citizen who has been imprisoned in Vietnam for six months wit...
15:13, 07/23/2019

Former Olympic silver medalist jailed for drug dealing Two-time Olympic cycling silver medalist Jack Bobridge has been jailed for more than four years after being found guilty of dealing drugs following his retirement after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games       ...
07:13, 07/05/2019

Jailed PKK leader visit ban lifted, Turkish minister says Turkey has lifted a ban on lawyers visiting jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said on Thursday, two weeks after the first such visit was allowed since 2011....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Syrian man jailed for killing that sparked far-right riots in Germany Asylum seeker Alaa Sheikhi guilty of manslaughter of Daniel Hillig in ChemnitzA Syrian asylum seeker accused of a killing that sparked a week of far-right street violence in the eastern German city of Chemnitz in 2018 has been found guilty of manslau...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Brazilian court orders former President Temer to be jailed again A Brazilian court on Wednesday ordered that former President Michel Temer be jailed again over an ongoing investigation into allegations of corruption....
01:39, 05/09/2019

Indonesia pardons woman jailed for recording harassment Baiq Nuril Maknun had been sentenced to six months for documenting boss’s lewd callsIndonesia’s parliament has unanimously approved an amnesty for a woman who was jailed for documenting sexual harassment by her employer.Baiq Nuril Maknun, 37, who wor...
14:00, 07/25/2019

Moped thug who grabbed £11,000 of mobiles in five days is jailed A moped robber who punched victims as he snatched £11,000 worth of mobile phones from pedestrians in just five days has been jailed for nearly four years....
12:00, 05/31/2019

Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years for abusing young footballers Ex-Southampton FC junior football coach sexually abused 24 players over 25 yearsThe former Southampton FC junior football coach Bob Higgins has been jailed after being convicted of sexually abusing 24 schoolboy players over a 25-year period. Related:...
13:26, 06/12/2019

Spain calls on UN to revise report on jailed Catalans Spain’s caretaker government has called on the United Nations to revise a panel’s conclusion calling for the release of three jailed Catalan officials on trial for pushing for independence in the northeastern region...
14:52, 05/31/2019

Neo-Nazi jailed for killing woman after ploughing car into protesters A SELF-described neo-Nazi who murdered a woman when he crashed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters after a 2017 white supremacist rally has been sentenced to life in prison....
00:00, 06/29/2019

Financier Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday....
00:13, 07/19/2019

Four human traffickers jailed for life over death of 71 migrants Four human traffickers have been sentenced to life in prison by a Hungarian court for the deaths of 71 migrants found inside an abandoned truck in Austria, Reuters reported Thursday....
02:39, 06/21/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO jailed for five years over Hewlett-Packard fraud Sushovan Hussain also fined $4m by US district judge over role of sale in British firm to Hewlett-PackardThe former chief financial officer of Autonomy has been jailed for five years, after a US jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1bn (£8.5bn...
05:39, 05/14/2019

German 'Islamic State' bride jailed for 5 years Sabine S. traveled to Syria and Iraq to marry an Islamic State (IS) fighter and praised jihadi life in several blogs. She left her two children in Berlin after becoming radicalized....
15:26, 07/05/2019

Four jailed for life over death of 71 in Austria migrant truck Four human traffickers were jailed for life in a Hungarian court on Thursday for the deaths of 71 migrants whose decomposing bodies were found crammed inside a truck dumped on an Austrian motorway in August 2015....
10:39, 06/20/2019

Florida man jailed for ‘I eat a–‘ bumper sticker refuses to back down The Florida man who gained instant internet fame for choosing jail instead of removing the “I eat a–” decal on his car said Wednesday that only “sour apples” don’t like his raunchy sticker — which he will continue ...
22:13, 05/08/2019

Russian Blogger Jailed For 5 Years Over 'Extremist' Tweet A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced a blogger to five years in prison for a tweet that called for attacks on the children of law enforcement officials, news agencies reported....
21:52, 09/03/2019

German serial killer nurse jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to Agence France-Presse news agency....
12:39, 06/06/2019

Father jailed for stalking judge who banned him from seeing his children A father who branded a family court judge a "vile monster" in a series of threatening messages during a nine-month online stalking campaign has been jailed for a year....
16:39, 08/07/2019

Armenia's jailed ex-president: I'll join struggle against new leaders Armenia's imprisoned former president Robert Kocharyan told Reuters powerful opposition forces were coming together to challenge the ex-Soviet state's new leadership soon, and that he hoped to be among them....
10:00, 05/08/2019

The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official CARACAS – At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door. They searched the bedroom of their suspect – Guaido’s chief of staf...
23:39, 06/11/2019

MLB notebook: Pirates' Vazquez jailed on lurid charges Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star closer Felipe Vazquez is in police custody on multiple charges, including solicitation of a child, authorities said Tuesday....
08:00, 09/18/2019

Basque separatist chief jailed in France, day after capture A longtime chief of the Basque militant separatist group ETA has been jailed in France, a day after his arrest in a French Alpine town ended 17 years on the run....
21:52, 05/17/2019

Prime Day 2019: What it is, when it starts, how to participate Digital Black Friday is coming — and the crowds are online, not on line. The online blowout sale that is Amazon Prime Day 2019 will span 48 hours this year, beginning at midnight. The two-day discount even running Monday through Tuesday is open exclu...
00:26, 07/15/2019

Why DTM race starts have become so tricky in 2019 Several DTM drivers have explained why race starts are proving more difficult to execute in 2019, after a change in the technical regulations put more onus on individual performance...
18:00, 06/19/2019

US Government starts to relax Huawei ban The US government has started to ease its ban on domestic companies doing business with Huawei, stating that some firms will be licensed to supply the Chinese giant.Huawei has been frozen out of the US device and telecoms equipment markets for severa...
17:13, 07/11/2019

Uber starts trading at $42, down 6.7% from IPO price Uber's stock crumpled 6.7% down from its IPO price at the start of trading in Silicon Valley's most hotly anticipated public offering in years.Read More...
01:13, 05/11/2019

Twitter starts testing DM searches It didn't take long for Twitter to make direct message searches a practical reality after teasing them -- though you'll need a little luck to give them a try. The social network has begun testing a DM search bar in its iOS app and the web....
15:39, 08/15/2019

Oxygen OS 9.5.8 starts rolling out to the OnePlus 7 Pro OnePlus is one of the few companies known to deliver updates to their phones on a regular basis and it is staying on that right track with the OnePlus 7 Pro.The OnePlus 7 Pro was widely criticized of having a camera that captures bleak colors that la...
15:52, 06/19/2019

How to Avoid Dooming Your Date Before It Even Starts You asked someone out, and they said yes, but plenty of things can go wrong between now and the actual date. Here's how to keep the spark alive in the meantime....
15:39, 06/21/2019

Texas boy starts #ElPasoChallenge to help community TEXAS (CNN) – A Texas Elementary School student is trying to help his community heal after the deadly shooting at a Walmart in El Paso on Saturday. Eleven-year-old Ruben Martinez came up with what he’s calling the #ElPasoChallenge. The id...
18:13, 08/06/2019

Tuesday starts Palindrome Week NBC NEWS – If you’re mathematically minded enough, every day can be a special day — it’s just that Tuesday’s date, 09-10-2019, makes it more obvious for palindrome fans. Like Aziz Inan, for instance. Inan, an engineering profe...
07:13, 09/10/2019

U.S. Housing Starts Decreased 4.0% in July Home building in the U.S. fell for a third straight month, showing that rising labor and material costs continue to dent the pace of home construction....
18:00, 08/16/2019

Bidding for this like-new Enigma Machine starts at $200,000 If you’re feeling flush this week, then perhaps instead of buying a second Bugatti you might consider picking up this lightly used Enigma Machine. These devices, the scourge of the Allies in World War II, are rarely for sale to begin with — and...
21:52, 05/28/2019

The road starts to get a bit more difficult for USWNT In the Women’s World Cup, the U.S. has gone from favorites and defending champs to hated targets. All it took was a 13-0 opening humiliation of outmanned Thailand, each goal punctuated by its own celebration. If the Americans weren’t ensured of getti...
11:00, 06/16/2019

HQ Trivia's fourth season starts at 9 PM ET About a year and a half after it first popped up on our mobile screens, HQ Trivia is launching "season four" tonight at 9 PM ET with several gameplay tweaks and a refreshed cast of hosts. The trivia game streams live to player's phones and offer...
06:39, 05/22/2019

This is what might happen if U.S. starts a trade war with China Wall Street's top investment banks are bracing clients for the worst-case scenario following ongoing trade talks between the U.S. and China.        ...
00:39, 05/08/2019

The Humongous Hyundai Palisade Starts at $31,550 The 2020 Hyundai Palisade is the automaker’s largest son ever. It has three rows of seats and comes in either all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive. And now we also have word on pricing....
16:00, 06/12/2019

BET+ starts streaming on September 19th After it was first teased at the start of the summer without a release date, we now know BET+ will now launch on September 19th. We also have a price: the ad-free streaming service will set you back $9.99 per month....
05:26, 09/10/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Development forum focuses on inclusion; monsoons pummel Asia; young children at greater Ebola risk; small islands fight hunger, obesity; Yemen ceasefire for Red Sea port In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting children, obesity plagues island communities, Yemen’s warring parties agree to ceasefire for key port...
00:39, 07/17/2019

Pak Judge Who Jailed Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif Sacked Over Blackmail Claims A senior Pakistani judge was sacked on Friday following a scandal over blackmail claims relating to the jailing of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges, the law ministry said....
15:52, 07/12/2019

Exclusive: The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door....
13:00, 06/11/2019

Jailed Australian cardinal to appeal against child sex abuse convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favor could be released or face a retrial....
08:39, 06/03/2019

Financier Jeffrey Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday....
18:52, 07/18/2019

Tommy Robinson jailed: what is contempt of court and why was the far-right activist guilty of it? Tommy Robinson has been jailed for contempt of court over a video he broadcast on Facebook featuring defendants in a criminal trial - in breach of a reporting ban....
18:52, 07/11/2019

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

Johnson rejects any responsibility for plight of Briton jailed in Iran Boris Johnson has told Sky News he feels a "deep sense of anguish" for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian mother jailed in Tehran on spying charges, but he has rejected any responsibility for her continuing plight....
12:26, 06/30/2019

EU demands release of jailed Vietnamese 'anti-state' critic Climate activist Nguyen Ngoc Anh was sentenced to six years in prison for a series of "anti-state" Facebook posts. Human Rights campaigners say this is part of an "ongoing crackdown" on dissent....
01:52, 06/07/2019

Frenchman jailed for 5 years for Brussels airport diamond heist Marc Bertoldi has been found guilty in "one of the biggest" diamond heists in Belgium. In 2013, a team of armed men disguised as police officers stole diamonds worth €37 million from a plane about to take off....
15:52, 06/27/2019

Montenegro opposition leaders jailed for pro-Russian coup plot A Montenegrin court has handed jail sentences to 14 people, including opposition politicians, over an alleged Russia-backed coup plot. The judge said the plot was aimed at stopping Montenegro from joining NATO....
15:13, 05/09/2019

Epstein's accusers urge U.S. judge to keep him jailed until sex trafficking trial Two women who say they are victims of sexual misconduct by American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Monday urged a U.S. judge to keep him in jail while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls....
19:39, 07/15/2019

South Korean bosses can be jailed for dismissing bullied employees thanks to a new law South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the country's toxic work culture....
13:26, 07/16/2019

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has described her husband as a “totally changed man” after she and her son were allowed to see him...
21:39, 06/28/2019

He was jailed 82 days for carrying honey in an airport – not meth The Maryland man was simply trying to bring back honey from his favorite roadside stand in Jamaica, but a drug-sniffing dog alerted to his bag.        ...
16:00, 08/29/2019

Woman to remain jailed in identical twin sister’s slaying CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman accused of stabbing her identical twin to death during a street fight will remain jailed until her trial on aggravated manslaughter charges. A state judge issued the ruling Thursday. Camden County prosecutors sa...
05:26, 06/28/2019

Bihar Man, Jailed 11 Years After Entering Bangladesh By Mistake, Returns An Indian citizen who went missing 11 years ago and accidentally reached Bangladesh has finally returned home. After spending more than a decade in the neighbouring country's jail he has returned to......
20:26, 09/14/2019

Jailed Citgo executives ordered to stand trial in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A judge in Venezuela has ordered a trial in the case of six American oil executives held for 18 months on corruption charges that have contributed to tensions with the U.S. During a hearing Friday, judge Rosvelin Gil dismiss...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Spain told by U.N. body to free jailed Catalan separatists Spain must release three jailed Catalan separatist leaders denied bail while facing trial for their role in the region's failed bid for independence in 2017, a United Nations expert group will say in a report on Wednesday....
19:13, 05/29/2019

Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar freed from prison after more than 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars, witnesses said....
05:26, 05/07/2019

Bengal Officials Taking "Cut Money" May Now Be Jailed For Life: Report Elected public representatives and government officials in West Bengal who accept "cut money" from beneficiaries of welfare schemes will now be charged under a tough law that provides for life......
10:52, 06/26/2019

Tobacco smugglers who fled Britain are jailed after two-year hunt Three tobacco smugglers who fled Britain while on bail for evading duty on 2.1 million cigarettes have been jailed after a two-year hunt traced them to Poland....
11:13, 05/28/2019

Driver who transported missile that downed MH17 flight jailed Ukrainian security services have confirmed the driver of a truck that transported the missile which shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has been in jail since 2017....
20:39, 07/17/2019

Man who kidnapped and raped British backpacker in Queensland jailed for 10 years Cairns man Marcus Allyn Keith Martin forced the woman from Liverpool to go on a road trip across outback QueenslandA Cairns man who raped and kidnapped a British backpacker on a road trip through the Queensland bush has been jailed for 10 years.Marcu...
12:52, 05/28/2019

Mother jailed in death of baby she drunkenly fell asleep on A woman in Wales has been arrested and jailed in the 2017 death of her four-week-old baby, who she’d accidentally fallen asleep on after a night of drinking. “It is a mother’s responsibility, a mother’s duty, and her natural i...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Germany: Asylum-seeker jailed for random attacks in Amberg Four men from Afghanistan and Iran have been sentenced over arbitrary attacks on passersby in the Bavarian town of Amberg. The incident fueled debate on rules for deporting asylum-seekers who commit crimes....
11:00, 05/10/2019

Australian jailed in Iran identified as Melbourne University academic A British-Australian woman jailed in Iran has been identified as Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a specialist in Middle East politics at the University of Melbourne....
09:52, 09/14/2019

Husband of aid worker jailed in Iran says his wife is being used as ‘bargaining chip’ Richard Ratcliffe calls what Iran is doing “hostage diplomacy.” He has been on a hunger strike for 12 days. Camped outside the Iranian Embassy in London, his message is simple: His wife, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, must be freed.  ...
23:26, 06/26/2019

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
11:52, 06/03/2019

Spanish court says jailed Catalan separatists can be sworn in to parliament Spain's Supreme Court has ruled that five Catalan separatist leaders can leave prison to be sworn-in as lawmakers next Tuesday but said it would not halt the trial over their role in Catalonia's independence bid in 2017....
17:39, 05/14/2019

Chelsea Manning jailed again as she refuses to testify before grand jury Former army private says she would ‘rather starve to death’ than cooperate in growing battle of willsChelsea Manning was again behind bars on Thursday night after she was jailed for a second time for contempt of court, having refused to cooperate wit...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Dutch nationals hunting for Area 51 jailed for 3 days for trespassing The two Dutch nationals arrested last week in search of  Area 51 were sentenced Monday to just three days in county jail after which police say they will be sent back to the Netherlands....
17:26, 09/18/2019

Jailed deputies allowed to attend Spanish Parliament session A fragmented Spanish Parliament has convened for the first time, including five Catalan politicians released from prison for the occasion and escorted there by police...
10:39, 05/21/2019

South Korean execs jailed for Russian shipwreck scam Three executives from a South Korean company have been jailed for lying that they found a long-lost sunken Russian warship filled with $133 billion worth of gold. Seoul-based firm Shinil Group made the stunning announcement in July that it unearthed ...
01:26, 05/03/2019

Jailed PKK leader says he is ready for solution with Turkish state: statement Jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan said he is ready for a solution on the Kurdish issue and that he could stop the conflict between the Turkish state and Kurdish militants within a week, his lawyers said in a statement on Thursday....
17:26, 08/08/2019

President Trump will 'personally vouch' for jailed rapper Rocky A$AP U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he spoke to Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven about the detainment of rapper A$AP Rocky in Lofven's country....
22:52, 07/20/2019

Indonesian woman jailed for reporting harassment to seek amnesty An Indonesian woman sentenced to prison for reporting her employer for sexual harassment said on Monday she will ask President Joko Widodo for an amnesty....
15:13, 07/08/2019

Russian Man Jailed For Buying F-16 Manuals, Claims They Were For Flight Sims A Russian national is currently being held in Weber County, Utah, after being arrested and charged with “conspiring against the United States, smuggling and violating the Arms Export Control Act”. All over what he claims are some manuals he was using...
03:13, 05/14/2019

Activists give jailed moms a Mother’s Day gift: bail PHOENIX (AP) — Paz Lopez was set to spend Mother’s Day behind bars. The 42-year-old mother of six had been locked up in a Phoenix jail for the past month on forgery and other charges. She couldn’t post her $2,050 bail. But on Thursday night she walke...
01:26, 05/12/2019

Kremlin critic Navalny jailed for 30 days for calling protest Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was jailed for 30 days on Wednesday, his spokeswoman said, ahead of a march he planned to lead in Moscow in protest at the exclusion of several opposition-minded candidates from a local election in September....
00:26, 07/25/2019

Jailed in Egypt, American limo driver attempts suicide Khaled Hassan of New York was allegedly tortured and raped after being unfairly imprisoned by Egypt more than a year ago, human rights activists said....
03:26, 08/10/2019

Christchurch neo-Nazi jailed for sharing mosque murder video The owner of a "Nazi-themed" insulation company in Christchurch, New Zealand has been jailed for distributing the video of a deadly shooting spree at two mosques. He reportedly said the video was "awesome."...
10:52, 06/18/2019

Teenager Who Called UK's Prince Harry 'Race Traitor' Is Jailed A teenage neo-Nazi who called for Britain's Prince Harry a race traitor months after his marriage to U.S. actress Meghan Markle and suggested he should be shot was jailed for more than four years on......
17:52, 06/18/2019

New Zealand man jailed for sharing video of mass shooting: media A New Zealand man was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Tuesday for distributing videos of a massacre at two mosques in the city of Christchurch, media reported....
07:39, 06/18/2019

Leader of Australia's 'tinnie terror' plot jailed for 7 years An Australian court jailed for seven years on Friday the leader of a group of men who planned to travel by motorboat from Australia to the Philippines to join Islamic State fighters....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Indian government ban on ‘non-sovereign’ cryptocurrency would see holders jailed for up to 10 years A government panel in India has issued a recommendation to ban all “cryptocurrencies created by non-sovereigns,” a step which could be applied to Bitcoin. “The Committee notes with serious concern mushrooming of cryptocurrencies almost invariably iss...
21:13, 07/22/2019

Far-right teen who branded Prince Harry 'race traitor' jailed A far-right teenager who reportedly branded Prince Harry a "race traitor" and suggested he should be shot after his marriage to Meghan Markle has been jailed in Britain for four years and three months....
01:00, 06/19/2019

Four human traffickers jailed for life over migrant truck deaths Four years ago, the bodies of 71 migrants were found inside an abandoned truck in Austria. The main suspects had already been sentenced, but now an appeal court in Hungary has delivered the final ruling on the case....
11:26, 06/20/2019

Two Bosnians jailed for plotting Islamist attack on state police Bosnia's state court on Thursday sentenced two radical Islamists to four and 2-1/2 years respectively in prison after convicting them of plotting a terrorist attack on security police....
15:26, 07/04/2019

Russian celebrities and priests show support for jailed actor Celebrities, teachers and even priests have called for Russian actor Pavel Ustinov to be freed. Many of them have sided with the recent anti-government protests in Moscow and are calling for an independent judiciary....
05:14, 09/19/2019

WikiLeaks source Manning could be jailed again soon if she disobeys U.S. grand jury Chelsea Manning, a former U.S. Army intelligence analyst and source for online publisher WikiLeaks, could be jailed again if she refuses to comply with a new grand jury subpoena, said a U.S. law enforcement source, as well as Manning herself....
22:26, 05/13/2019

Britain concerned at reports Iran jailed woman for spying for UK Britain's foreign ministry said it was "very concerned" at reports on Monday that Iran had sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years in prison for spying for Britain....
14:26, 05/13/2019

As Hong Kong Struggles for Its Identity, Protesters Look to a Jailed 28-Year-Old A call to “Retake Hong Kong,” coined by the jailed activist Edward Leung, galvanized a generation and put it on a collision course with China’s Communist Party....
19:13, 08/14/2019

UK hacker jailed for six years for blackmailing pornography site users Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with ransomware demanding large sumsA hacker who blackmailed users of pornography websites in what investigators say is the UK’s most serious cybercrime case has been jailed for six years and five months.Zai...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
07:13, 07/19/2019

Russia, in rare U-turn, frees jailed actor after outcry A Russian court on Friday ordered the release of an aspiring actor whose prison sentence for injuring a police officer on the sidelines of an opposition protest sparked a public outcry over alleged police brutality and judicial injustice....
20:40, 09/20/2019

Family GP who groped women and girls over 20 year period is jailed A family GP who abused his trusted position in the community to grope women and girls over the course of two decades has been jailed for ten-and-a-half years today....
13:52, 05/17/2019

Man jailed for placing spy cameras in James Bond studio toilets A convicted sex offender has been jailed for secretly placing spy cameras in the female toilets of the studio where the new James Bond movie is being made....
09:52, 09/08/2019

Iraq war veteran jailed for killing Britain’s Got Talent finalist Desmond Sylva given life term for stabbing girlfriend Simonne Kerr in fit of angerAn Iraq war veteran has been jailed for life for murdering a Britain’s Got Talent finalist by stabbing her more than 70 times in a violent rage.Desmond Sylva, 41, kille...
23:39, 07/03/2019

Expelled student facing more rape charges remains jailed HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A man who was allowed to remain enrolled at Marshall University despite being accused of raping a student will stay in jail after being expelled amid new sexual assault charges. A West Virginia circuit court judge ordered Tue...
20:00, 06/25/2019