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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...

Jailed Tunisia presidential candidate starts hunger strike

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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, his lawyer said on Thursday....
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

Tunisia approves law excluding prominent presidential election candidate Tunisia's parliament on Tuesday passed an amendment to the electoral law that will exclude leading presidential candidate Nabil Karoui from an election expected to take place this year....
18:00, 06/18/2019

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

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Tunisia starts marketing 7-year euro-denominated bond The Republic of Tunisia has started marketing a seven-year euro-denominated bond with an initial price guidance of around 6.875%, a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal showed on Wednesday....
12:52, 07/10/2019

Presidential vote in Tunisia tests democracy Polls have opened for a presidential election in Tunisia as it faces economic troubles and terrorist threats. It is only the country's second democratic presidential election....
16:39, 09/15/2019

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

| Tunisia judiciary rejects release of presidential runner Tunisia's judiciary has rejected an appeal to release media mogul and presidential candidate Nabil Karoui, his lawyers say, requesting that he be able to campaign....
01:26, 09/05/2019

Tunisia's Presidential Race Tests Fledgling Democracy Conservatives, Islamists and the country’s first openly gay candidate are running in the country’s second presidential election since the Arab Spring, but the jailing of one candidate has sparked concerns over the election’s political integrity....
22:39, 09/13/2019

Tunisia’s Presidential Election 2019: Who’s Running, What’s at Stake Tunisians head to the polls on Sunday in national elections that will decide the next president, in a major test for the nascent democracy. The death of secularist President Beji Caïd Essebsi, 92, in July forced the presidential elections to be...
11:13, 09/14/2019

Tunisia's Voters Back Outsiders in Presidential Election Tunisian voters rejected the political establishment in the country’s second-ever free presidential election, setting up a likely runoff between two candidates opposed to the current government....
08:52, 09/18/2019

| Tunisia airs first 'great debate' ahead of presidential poll Days before the first round of Tunisia's presidential election, the fledgling democracy on Saturday began three nights of televised debates between the candidates, a rare event in the Arab world....
12:26, 09/08/2019

| Tunisia heads to polls in keenly fought presidential contest Rarely has the outcome of an election been so uncertain in Tunisia, the cradle and partial success story of the Arab Spring, as some seven million voters head to the polls to choose from a crowded field....
01:52, 09/17/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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....
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Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
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Guatemalan presidential candidate allegedly plotted to kill rival As Guatemala prepares for elections on June 16, the race has been dogged by controversy, including the arrest of now-former presidential candidate Mario Estrada on drug trafficking charges in the United States....
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20:39, 06/28/2019

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03:26, 08/21/2019

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01:39, 05/06/2019

Guatemala prosecutors probe presidential candidate, lawmakers over graft Guatemalan prosecutors have launched an investigation into a presidential candidate, six lawmakers and a cabinet minister on suspicion of corruption, the U.N.-backed International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) said late on Monday....
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20:52, 07/26/2019

Guatemala arrests former presidential candidate on eve of U.N.-graft team exit Guatemalan police arrested former presidential candidate Sandra Torres at her home on Monday on charges of violating campaign finance rules, just hours before the departure of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that shook the political class....
21:52, 09/02/2019

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18:00, 07/09/2019

Here's Every 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate's Plan to Legalize Weed On Wednesday, Senator Bernie Sanders announced his plan to legalize weed by executive order if he were to become president. Like several other Democratic candidates (or all of them—except for one) who intend to legalize weed, many presidential hopefu...
19:00, 08/09/2019

Pelosi hits back at Trump: I'll work with him when he 'starts acting more presidential' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., knocked President Trump's behavior, suggesting he wasn't "presidential" when he called her "Crazy Nancy" during a news conference on Thursday....
00:39, 05/24/2019

U.S. presidential candidate Booker proposes $3 trillion climate change plan U.S. presidential hopeful Cory Booker unveiled a $3 trillion plan to address climate change on Tuesday, vowing to reach a 100% clean energy economy by 2045 by sharply curbing fossil fuels while investing heavily in renewable energy sources....
14:26, 09/03/2019

2020 Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Is Suing Google for $50 Million (LOS ANGELES) — Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard is suing Google for $50 million, accusing the internet company of suspending her advertising account in the hours after last month’s debate because it was trying to silence h...
05:13, 07/26/2019

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

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17:00, 07/25/2019

Democratic presidential candidate Harris vows to shield 'Dreamers,' others from deportation Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Wednesday said she would shield six million undocumented immigrants from deportation, a significant expansion of an Obama-era program protecting "Dreamers" brought to the United States as children....
20:13, 06/12/2019

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01:00, 05/23/2019

Democratic presidential candidate Moulton: restore benefits of military discharged for being gay Democratic U.S. Representative Seth Moulton, a 2020 presidential candidate, on Thursday said if elected he would seek to retroactively upgrade the discharge status of military members dismissed on the basis of their sexual orientation....
19:13, 06/06/2019

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18:13, 04/29/2019

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04:26, 08/01/2019

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19:39, 06/24/2019

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

Panama presidential candidate Cortizo leads early vote count Panamanian presidential candidate Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo held a narrow lead on Sunday two hours after polls closed, just ahead of rival Romulo Roux, in one of the world's fastest-growing economies that has attracted increased interest from China....
02:26, 05/06/2019

How Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden would increase Social Security benefits Biden, who is currently leading in the polls, wants to change Social Security to prevent the eldest workers from running out of money and the the poorest from retiring into poverty. To do that, the plan calls for raising taxes on high earners....
00:52, 07/30/2019

North Macedonia's pro-Western candidate set to win presidential vote-early results show Early results from North Macedonia's presidential election on Sunday showed pro-Western candidate Stevo Pendarovski on course for victory after a campaign dominated by divisions over a change to the country's name that was agreed to mollify Greece an...
23:00, 05/05/2019

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21:00, 06/28/2019

Julián Castro Becomes the 10th Candidate to Qualify for Next Month’s Democratic Presidential Debates (COLUMBIA, S.C.) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro has qualified for the next presidential debates, taking place in September in Houston. The former Obama housing chief and former mayor of San Antonio earned 2% in a new C...
22:13, 08/20/2019

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Donates to Democratic Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has donated thousands of dollars to Democratic presidential hopeful and U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard, according to newly released documents from the Federal Election Commission. Dorsey donated $2,800 to Gabbard’s primary ...
15:13, 07/16/2019

Candidate Seeks Closer China Ties, Shaking Up Taiwan’s Presidential Race Han Kuo-yu, the new star of the opposition Kuomintang, has galvanized older Taiwanese by pledging to roll back pension cuts and seeking closer ties to China....
14:52, 06/06/2019

U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders takes aim at corporate media, tech giants U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who has criticized corporate media and accused some outlets of a bias against his campaign, vowed to clamp down on media mergers and toughen enforcement of antitrust laws against tech giants like Facebook a...
22:13, 08/27/2019

Rosario Dawson is dating a 2020 presidential candidate (Cory Booker) but not backing one Rosario Dawson is dating presidential candidate Cory Booker. But don't expect her to endorse him. She says the key is getting people out to vote.        ...
23:26, 09/09/2019

Presidential Candidate Jay Inslee Proposes Shutting Down America's Coal Industry in a Decade Jay Inslee, the first presidential candidate running on climate change, has a plan to deal with, uh, climate change. After laying out four guiding pillars for his candidacy, Inslee released the first major piece of his policy platform on Friday. One ...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker walks the line between business and the left New Jersey senator and 2020 presidential candidate Cory Booker sat down with CNBC's John Harwood in a Des Moines coffee shop to discuss his ideas for expanding the reach of American prosperity....
13:26, 06/13/2019

U.S. presidential candidate Cory Booker proposes office to fight white supremacy U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Thursday said he would create a White House office to combat white supremacy and hate crimes if elected, becoming the latest Democratic presidential candidate to call for action after a racially motivated massacre in Texas...
13:39, 08/15/2019

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23:00, 05/05/2019

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13:13, 05/29/2019

Lincoln Chafee, Our Sweet, Failed Presidential Candidate, Has Switched Parties for the Fourth Time Lincoln Chafee, a tender-seeming bunny of a man who never stood a chance of becoming president, has officially switched parties for the fourth time, emerging today for the first time as a Libertarian. I’ve always thought of Libertarianism as more of ...
04:13, 06/05/2019

Twitter's Jack Dorsey maxes out donations to Tulsi Gabbard, Democratic presidential candidate Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has donated thousands of dollars to U.S. Representative and presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard, according to Federal Election Commission records....
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22:00, 06/26/2019

Presidential Candidate Julian Castro Releases Plan to Eliminate Lead Poisoning in America Many presidential candidates have released climate change plans, but what about plans to address environmental health hazards like lead? Democratic candidate Julián Castro released a formal lead elimination plan Monday—making him the first White Hous...
21:13, 06/11/2019

Democratic debates: Apple News enters presidential race with 2020 candidate guides Apple News is creating curated candidate guides for the 20 hopefuls who will be taking the Democratic debate stage. Content comes from media partners.       ...
14:00, 06/26/2019

No Regrets? NYC Mayor and Presidential Candidate Bill de Blasio Gets Real About Eric Garner, the NYPD, and Policing New York City Mayor and 2020 presidential candidate Bill de Blasio has no regrets over how he handled the legal proceedings of Daniel Pantaleo, the cop who killed Eric Garner. During his interview with The Root, de Blasio acknowledged the frustration...
22:39, 09/10/2019

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

Pose, but Make It Presidential: Actress-Activist Angelica Ross to Host a Democratic Candidate Forum on LGBTQ+ Issues We fell in love with Angelica Ross as the always-ready-with-a-clapback “Candy” on FX’s Pose, but it’ll be the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates who will soon get a taste of the actress and activist’s charm and wit. This Friday, Sept. 20, Ross w...
10:13, 09/18/2019

Biden Misses the Bus, Booker Starts to Cuss, and Harris Adjusts: The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 2 Welcome back to The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, where our select committee of activists, consultants, politicians, and analysts decide where the candidates stand on the issues that matter to black people....
21:00, 07/03/2019

Macri's key rivals in Argentina presidential election strike alliance with centrist The main ticket opposing Argentine President Mauricio Macri in elections scheduled for October struck a formal alliance on Wednesday with Sergio Massa, a key centrist political figure, a move that could prove crucial in the tight race....
03:26, 06/13/2019

Taylor Swift fans are upset with presidential candidate Kamala Harris for attending a fundraising event at Scooter Braun's mansion John Sciulli, Slaven Vlasic, and Steve Granitz/ Getty Kamala Harris held a fundraising event at the home of Scooter Braun, and Katy Perry, Demi Lovato, and Ariana Grande were all in attendance. Taylor Swift publically vilified Braun in June for bu...
02:26, 07/22/2019

Biden Brings the Pain, Warren Starts to Gain and Yang Makes It Rain: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 9 We’re back! Yes, after a short break, The Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings are back just in time for the Hunger Games of the third Democratic debates and the post-Labor Day campaign push....
09:26, 09/14/2019

Market bull predicts the US and China will strike a trade deal before the presidential primaries Oppenheimer's John Stoltzfus believes trade frictions between the U.S. and China will get resolved and pave the way to a significant market rally....
23:26, 09/04/2019

Marianne Williamson: Democratic presidential candidate accuses Donald Trump of 'conjuring dark psychic force' Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson blasted Donald Trump for conjuring a "dark psychic force" throughout the United States as she rallied Democrats against him....
15:39, 07/31/2019

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game indus Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game industry made $43 billion in revenue last year. The workers responsible for that profit deserve to collectively bargain as part of a union.” Come on Splits...
21:26, 06/18/2019

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

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

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

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: 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

Tunisia elections: New issues, new candidates Tunisians are heading to the polls in mid-September. This time, the battle for the country's highest office is different. There's a lot of passion involved, as always, but the issues are more serious....
16:39, 09/14/2019

| What next after outsiders take the lead in Tunisia polls? Two political outsiders are set to go head-to-head in the race to become Tunisia's next president, according to the latest count after a first round of voting on Sunday....
01:52, 09/17/2019

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 suicide bombers launch attacks in Tunisia A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up in the capital of Tunisia on Thursday, leaving one police officer dead and at least nine others injured. One attacker targeted police on Charles de Gaulle Street, a busy commercial strip, in central Tunis ...
15:13, 06/27/2019

| Tunisia says 92-year-old president improving after falling ill Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi's health is improving and the 92-year-old is expected to be discharged from hospital soon, his office says, a day after he fell ill....
20:39, 06/28/2019

Tunisia’s aging president hospitalized with serious illness TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s 92-year-old president has been taken to a military hospital after falling seriously ill. President Beji Caid Essebsi’s office announced the hospitalization on Thursday. Essebsi had been briefly hospitalized...
16:26, 06/27/2019

At least 70 migrants drown in Tunisia boat accident At least 70 migrants drowned and 16 were rescued after their boat capsized near the Kerkennah Islands off Tunisia's eastern coast on Friday, according to the country's state-run Tunis Afrique Presse agency (TAP)....
19:52, 05/15/2019

| Tunisia says killed jihadists were al-Qaeda leaders Three suspected jihadists killed in a gun battle with Tunisian forces were wanted Algerian leaders of al-Qaeda, Tunisia's interior ministry says, a day after the shootout....
22:52, 09/03/2019

Tunisia bans niqab in government offices Tunisia's prime minister has banned the full-face veil in all government buildings due to security concerns. It comes after a deadly double suicide bombing in Tunis in late June....
01:00, 07/06/2019

Up to 70 migrants drown after their boat sinks off Tunisia TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A U.N. migration official and Tunisia’s state news agency say as many as 70 migrants have drowned when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea and at least 16 other people have been rescued. An official with the Inter...
16:13, 05/10/2019

More than 80 migrants feared drowned off Tunisia coast Dozens of African migrants are feared to have drowned after their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting of for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Thursday....
23:13, 07/04/2019

Tunisia's 92-year-old President Essebsi has died Tunisia's president, Beji Caid Essebsi, has died after being hospitalized with a severe illness. In 2014 he became the country's first democratically elected leader, following the Arab Spring....
16:26, 07/25/2019

Tunisia's exiled autocrat in hospital: lawyer Tunisia's ousted autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali has been hospitalized for "a health crisis" in Saudi Arabia, where he has lived in exile since the revolution of 2011, his lawyer Mounir Ben Salha said by phone....
22:13, 09/12/2019

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

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

Moderate Islamists make new power quest in Tunisia Tunisia's moderate Islamists are hoping the genial Beethoven fan they have nominated to run in next month's presidential elections will break the mould in the Arab world by turning success at the ballot box into uncontested rule....
09:00, 08/21/2019

| Captain Khazri salvages AFCON draw for Tunisia Former Premier League forward Wahbi Khazri salvaged a point for Tunisia in an AFCON Group E draw against Mali that kept both sides on course for last-16 places....
20:26, 06/28/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Tunisia in trouble after two games The top two teams in group E couldn't get the better of one another. The result leaves Tunisia in more peril than Mali, who still look favorites to advance in top spot. Later, Morocco play Ivory Coast....
20:00, 06/28/2019

| Tugboat carrying 75 migrants stranded off Tunisia for 10 days A boat that rescued 75 migrants in international waters is still stranded off the Tunisian coast 10 days later as authorities refuse to let it dock, the Red Crescent has said....
11:00, 06/10/2019

Boat with dozens of migrants capsizes off Tunisia coast Survivors informed Tunisian authorities they set out from Libya to reach EuropeDozens of African migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting off for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent have said.Some of ...
18:52, 07/04/2019

Tunisia's president hospitalized as terror strikes capital Tunisia's aging president, Beji Caid Essebsi, has been rushed to hospital after falling "seriously ill." News of the 92-year-old's deteriorating health came as two suicide bombings struck Tunis....
12:39, 06/28/2019

U.N. calls on Tunisia to immediately release detained official The United Nations called on Tunisia on Wednesday to immediately release a U.N. official who was detained more than six weeks ago as part of an investigation by a Tunisian anti-terrorism unit....
19:26, 05/15/2019

80 Migrants Missing After Boat Capsizes Off Tunisia, 4 Rescued More than 80 migrants have gone missing and only four were rescued after their boat capsized off Tunisia on its way from Libya to Italy, Tunisia's coast guard said Thursday....
20:39, 07/04/2019

UN arms expert imprisoned in Tunisia on 'fabricated' charges UN experts on mission enjoy diplomatic immunity — and yet the body’s key expert on illegal arms shipments to Libya has been imprisoned on espionage charges in Tunisia since March. DW investigates....
18:52, 05/15/2019

| Tunisia: Saied, Karoui advance to run-off after topping polls Independent candidate Kais Saied and imprisoned media mogul Nabil Karoui have advanced to a run-off after obtaining the most votes in Tunisia's September 15 presidential election....
21:13, 09/17/2019

Tunisia PM Chahed elected as leader of new secular party Tunisia's secular Tahya Tounes party, founded this year, elected Prime Minister Youssef Chahed as its president on Sunday, confirming expectations of his leadership months before parliamentary and presidential elections....
05:00, 06/02/2019

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
09:52, 05/22/2019

Tunisia election: Political outsiders headed to runoff An imprisoned populist who owns a TV channel and a reserved law professor are the two leading candidates. The vote has been widely seen as a stress test for Tunisia's fledgling democracy....
21:13, 09/16/2019

Televised debates a new step in Tunisia's young democracy Eight presidential candidates stood behind their podiums aiming to impress Tunisian voters on Saturday evening in the young democracy's first ever televised election debate....
12:26, 09/08/2019

India Strongly Condemns Terror Attacks In Tunisia India on Friday strongly condemned the terror attacks in Tunisia and said it has always opposed terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, while urging concerted action against the menace....
20:52, 06/28/2019

Italy's top leaders in Tunisia to shore up ties, security Italy's chief of government and an array of top ministers are visiting Tunisia, a leading strategic and economic partner whose shared concerns include migration and the North African country's unstable neighbor, Libya....
11:30, 04/30/2019

Tunisia prime minister to run for president following Essebsi's death Tunisia's liberal prime minister, Youssef Chahed, will run for president in an early election expected on Sept. 15, his Tahaya Tounes party said on Wednesday, making him one of the likely frontrunners to succeed Beji Caid Essebsi, who died last week....
18:26, 07/31/2019

Italy’s top leaders in Tunisia to shore up ties, security Italy’s chief of government and an array of top ministers are visiting Tunisia, a leading strategic and economic partner whose shared concerns include migration and the North African country’s unstable neighbor, Libya...
10:13, 04/30/2019

| UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against him dropped....
22:26, 05/15/2019

Tunisia election: Political outsiders reach runoff An imprisoned populist who owns a TV channel and a reserved law professor are the two leading candidates. The vote has been widely seen as a stress test for Tunisia's fledgling democracy....
18:13, 09/17/2019

| Twin suicide blasts rock Tunisia capital Two suicide bombers attacked security forces in the Tunisian capital, killing a police officer and wounding at least eight people including several civilians, the interior ministry said....
14:52, 06/27/2019

‘Tunisia’s Berlusconi’ the wild card as nation goes to the polls Jailed Nabil Karoui hopes to appeal to voters disillusioned by lack of progress since Arab springCampaigning ends on Friday in Tunisia’s presidential election before Sunday’s first round of voting, pitting more than two dozen candidates against each ...
22:39, 09/13/2019

Dozens of migrants drown after boat sinks off Tunisia Dozens of migrants have drowned after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, according to a UN migration official and Tunisia's state news agency....
23:26, 05/10/2019

| Senegal beat Tunisia to reach AFCON final Senegal reached the Africa Cup of Nations final for the second time with a Dylan Bronn own goal giving them victory over Tunisia in a tense last-four duel in Cairo....
00:00, 07/15/2019

Tunisia Votes for a President as It Struggles to Build Democracy Its economy is lagging and there are threats to its security, but Tunisia still managed to hold a free presidential election. That makes it a regional anomaly....
10:52, 09/16/2019

Tunisia’s Democracy Is Tested, and Pulls Through, After a President’s Death Béji Caïd Essebsi was “a tightrope walker,” guiding a fledgling democracy. The initial transition after his death has been smooth, though conflict lies ahead....
20:13, 07/26/2019

Suicide Bombers Attack Security Forces in Tunisia Twin bombings in the capital, Tunis, hit a security patrol and a police station, injuring other several police officers and passers-by, officials said....
13:52, 06/27/2019

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

'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

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

Tunisia's Essebsi, leading figure in shift to democracy, dies at 92 Tunisia’s 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, who helped guide the North African country's transition to democracy after a 2011 revolution, has died, the presidency said on Thursday....
16:39, 07/25/2019

'It’s all lies': Tunisia heads to the polls amid widespread disillusionment The economic crisis and security fears have dominated the presidential campaignSeven million Tunisians headed to the polls on Sunday in the country’s second presidential election since its 2011 revolution, faced with a crowded list of candidates, unc...
17:52, 09/15/2019

Dozens of migrants drown off coast of Tunisia after heading to Italy A boat carrying people towards Europe capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, with dozens losing their lives in the deadliest migrant boat sinking in months. Nearby fishing boats managed to save 16 people....
00:39, 05/11/2019

Tunisia Bans Full-Face Veils for Security Reasons The decision came amid a growing effort to fight terrorism, and met with little public criticism. “Society is aware of the necessity of security,” an academic said....
03:52, 07/06/2019

Dozens of African Migrants Capsized Off Tunisia Coast, Survivor Says Dozens of African migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia on Wednesday after setting off by boat for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
16:52, 07/04/2019

Dozens of migrants drown off Tunisia coast after leaving Libya At least 50 migrants drowned on Friday when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast after they had left Libya hoping to reach Europe, the United Nations migration agency said....
16:39, 05/10/2019

Tunisia, the Arab Spring’s sole democracy, chooses a new president With no clear frontrunner among 26 candidates, the election could reshape the nation’s political landscape. No candidate was expected to gain the majority requried to win in the first round. A runoff is expected to determine the next president, who w...
23:00, 09/15/2019

Tunisia recovers 14 migrants' bodies after dozens drowned off coast Tunisia's Coast Guard recovered on Saturday the bodies of 14 African migrants who drowned when their boat carrying more than 80 people sank after setting off for Europe from neighboring Libya, the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
04:52, 07/07/2019

In a Troubled Arab World, Tunisia Struggles to Build Its Democracy Its economy is lagging and there are threats to its security, but Tunisia still managed to hold a free presidential election. That makes it a regional anomaly....
03:26, 09/16/2019

Tunisia president hospitalized after health scare -local radio 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 Wednesday, mosaïque local radio said, the second health crisis for the president in a month....
00:52, 07/25/2019

| WATCH | The 'gift' of Tunisia's delicate date palm drink As soon as the sun is up, people in southern Tunisia rush out to buy a glass or bottle of legmi, a coveted date palm drink that is too delicate to be sold far from the oasis....
08:00, 08/15/2019

Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat capsizes near Tunisia Only four people were rescued from the water, one of whom later died at a local hospital. The tragedy came one day after an airstrike killed 44 people at a refugee center in Libya....
23:00, 07/04/2019

Tunisia PM Bans Niqab In Public Institutions "For Security Reasons" Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab face veil in public institutions "for security reasons", an official source told Reuters on Friday....
15:26, 07/05/2019

Migrants stranded in boat off Tunisia as authorities say centers overcrowded A rescue boat carrying around 75 migrants, most of them from Bangladesh, has been stuck off Tunisia for 12 days after authorities refused to let them disembark, the Red Crescent said on Tuesday....
22:00, 06/11/2019

| Captain urges Tunisia to let boat dock, after migrant rescue The captain of an Egyptian tug that retrieved 75 migrants has appealed to Tunisian authorities to allow his vessel to dock, as NGOs reported food shortages and sickness on board....
22:39, 06/03/2019

Tunisia frees United Nations expert suspected of espionage TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia has freed a United Nations expert monitoring sanctions against neighboring Libya who was held for nearly two months on suspicion of espionage. The U.N. office in Tunis confirmed Wednesday that Moncef Kartas was released ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Tunisia's president Beji Caid Essebsi dies aged 92 Fears over power vacuum after death of country’s first democratically elected president Tunisia’s first democratically elected president has died aged 92, reviving fears of a power vacuum before elections in November.Beji Caid Essebsi, who was taken ...
14:00, 07/25/2019

Madagascar v Tunisia: Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final – live! Africa Cup of Nations updates from the 8pm BST kick-offJonathan Wilson: Afcon has had more drama than qualityAnd you can email Paul here or tweet him here 7.42pm BST Algeria win the toss and choose to take the first penalty ... 7.37pm BST ET 120+3: D...
20:52, 07/11/2019

Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt call for a cease-fire in Libya TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt have expressed their “deep concern” over the chaotic situation in Libya and called for an immediate cease-fire in the country. The foreign affairs ministers of the three countries, all neighbori...
12:39, 06/13/2019

Tunisia bids farewell to president Essebsi at state funeral Tunisia bid farewell to its first democratically elected president Beji Caid Essebsi on Saturday at a state funeral attended by foreign leaders, including French President Emmanuel Macron and Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani....
15:52, 07/27/2019

The Latest: Police officer dies in Tunisia suicide attack TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The Latest on the suicide attacks in Tunisia (all times local): 12:50 p.m. The Tunisian Interior ministry says one police officer has died from his injuries after a suicide bomber targeted a police patrol in a busy commercial st...
16:26, 06/27/2019

Tunisia boosts renewables with 'game-changing' solar tender Tunisia is set to select the winners of its "game-changing" 500 megawatt (MW) solar energy concessions tender by September as it seeks to attract more foreign investment in renewable energy, industry and energy minister Slim Feriani said on Wednesday...
19:00, 06/12/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tunisia president, 92, leaves hospital, to resume work in coming days: son Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, who was taken ill last week, left hospital on Monday in “normal health” and will resume work in the coming days, the president’s son said on his Facebook page....
23:00, 07/01/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria and Tunisia complete semifinal line-up Algeria booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals with a penalty shootout win over the Ivory Coast. Elsewhere, Madagascar's fairytale ended as Tunisia picked up their first win of the competiton....
03:39, 07/12/2019

| Anti-establishment figures claim first round wins in Tunisia polls Two anti-establishment candidates in Tunisia's divisive election claim to have won through to a runoff, hours after polling closed in the country's second free presidential poll since the 2011 Arab Spring....
01:52, 09/17/2019

| Senegal star Mane reveals 'absolute dream' as Tunisia loom Senegal star Sadio Mane says helping Liverpool win the Champions League was special, but his "absolute dream" is parading the Africa Cup of Nations trophy through the streets of Dakar....
10:00, 07/13/2019

More bodies found in Tunisia migrant ship sinking feared to have killed more than 80 More bodies were found from a ship packed with migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week, bringing the official death toll to 72 in a disaster feared to have killed more than 80 people, the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Friday....
16:52, 07/12/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria and Tunisia complete semifinal lineup Algeria booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals with a penalty shootout win over the Ivory Coast. Elsewhere, Madagascar's fairytale ended as Tunisia picked up their first win of the competition....
11:13, 07/12/2019

Boat with dozens of African migrants capsizes off Tunisia coast, survivor says Dozens of African migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia on Wednesday after setting off by boat for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
18:00, 07/04/2019

Death toll in migrant ship disaster off Tunisia coast rises to 58 The death toll from a ship packed with African migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week has risen to 58 after Tunisia recovered 38 bodies on Thursday, the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
23:13, 07/11/2019

Final death toll in boat migrant accident off Tunisia rises to 82 The number of bodies recovered by Tunisia after a ship packed with migrants sank off its coast last week has risen to 82, in one of the worst disasters in recent years, the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Saturday....
01:13, 07/14/2019

Leader of moderate Islamist party to stand for parliamentary elections in Tunisia Rached Ghannouchi, the influential leader of Tunisia's moderate Islamist Ennahda party, will stand in the next parliamentary elections in October, a move widely seen as an attempt to seek a leadership position in the country....
04:39, 07/21/2019

First freely elected Tunisia president, Beji Caid Essebsi, dies at 92 Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, the first democratically elected leader of the North African country, died not long after he was taken to a military hospital, the president's office said Thursday. He was 92....
15:13, 07/25/2019

Khazri salvages point for Tunisia after Mali score direct from corner "Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri scored from a deflected free kick to rescue a 1-1 draw against Mali who scored direct from a corner in their Africa Cup of Nations match on Friday."...
22:52, 06/28/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

No casualties as Tunisia security forces kill man wearing explosive belt: government There were no casualties after Tunisian security forces killed a man wearing an explosive belt after chasing him in the capital Tunis, an interior ministry spokesman said early on Wednesday....
03:26, 07/03/2019

Tunisia’s First Democratically Elected Leader, President Beji Caid Essebsi, Dies at 92 (TUNIS, Tunisia) — Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, the North African country’s first democratically elected leader and heir to Tunisia’s founding father, has died. He was 92. Essebsi died Thursday morning at the Tunis military...
16:39, 07/25/2019

“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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

Eastern Libyan forces warplane makes emergency landing in Tunisia, pilot held: LNA A warplane belonging to eastern Libyan forces fighting the internationally recognized Tripoli government made an emergency landing in Tunisia on Monday and the pilot was detained, the self-declared eastern foreign ministry said....
22:26, 07/22/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria edge Ivory Coast, Tunisia kill Madagascar’s dream • Ivory Coast 1-1 Algeria aet (3-4 on pens)• Madagascar 0-3 TunisiaSwansea striker Wilfried Bony missed from the spot as Algeria edged past Ivory Coast in a dramatic penalty shootout to reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.Sofiane Feghouli had...
00:13, 07/12/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Tunisia held, Ivory Coast make winning start Tunisia suffered a surprise when they failed to win their opening game at the Africa Cup of Nations. Earlier, in sweltering heat, the Ivory Coast showed their superiority against a stubborn South Africa team....
21:13, 06/24/2019

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

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

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

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

Senegal vs Tunisia live stream: how to watch African Cup of Nations 2019 semi-final online from anywhere Senegal may be the 2019 African Cup of Nations favourites, but Tunisia have experience of winning this tournament before. It should be a very interesting semi-final and we have all the advice you need here to get a Senegal vs Tunisia live stream from...
19:13, 07/14/2019

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

Tunisia president hospitalized after health scare: president's son Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday, the son of the president said, the second health crisis for the leader in a month....
02:26, 07/25/2019

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

"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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Indian police officer jailed over death of person in custody NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court has sentenced a former police officer who alleged Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s complicity in the killings of Muslims in Gujarat state in 2002 to life in prison over the death of a person in custody. Judge D.N....
16:39, 06/20/2019

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

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

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

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

US Consular Staffer In Turkey Remains Jailed As Spy Trial Resumes A US consular staffer was ordered to remain in custody by a Turkish court on Wednesday after the latest hearing in his trial on espionage charges -- part of a growing rift between Washington and......
02:13, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

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

Russian Orthodox priests speak out to back jailed protesters Several dozen Russian priests have signed a public petition, condemning a series of recent trials and prison sentences for anti-government protesters...
10:13, 09/18/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

South Korean executives jailed over treasure ship hoax Three South Korean executives were jailed for tricking investors into believing the existence of a sunken ship with gold worth billions, reports say.        ...
18:39, 05/02/2019

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

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

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

Jailed pregnant woman delivers her own baby. Shocking, except it keeps happening A pregnant Florida women told jail staff she was having contractions. When they checked in hours later, she was holding her newborn, a lawyer said.        ...
02:26, 05/06/2019

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

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

NHS worker who blackmailed Grindr dates with naked photos is jailed An NHS hospital worker who blackmailed a string of online dates by threatening to send naked pictures to their friends and family has been jailed for more than two years....
19:26, 08/22/2019

Spain stops jailed Catalan from joining European Parliament MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Supreme Court has denied a request by a Catalan separatist leader to leave jail so he can become a European Parliament member after being elected last month. The court said Friday that Catalonia’s former vice preside...
12:52, 06/14/2019

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

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