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UN chief launches Syria inquiry amid protests over secrecy

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has selected a Nigerian general to lead a U.N. investigation into attacks on hospitals in Syria’s last opposition strong...

UN chief launches Syria inquiry amid protests over secrecy

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Two-thirds of U.N. Security Council ask U.N. chief for Syria hospital attacks inquiry Two-thirds of the United Nations Security Council - including the United States, Britain and France - asked Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday to investigate attacks on U.N.-supported medical facilities in northwest Syria, diplomats said....
22:52, 07/30/2019

House Judiciary Committee Launches Tech Antitrust Inquiry Amid Reports DOJ, FTC May Take Action Over the past week, the two federal agencies with mandates to enforce antitrust law—the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission—have apparently been divvying up Silicon Valley for potential probes. Reports have indicated that the DOJ h...
07:39, 06/04/2019

Chief who helped save baby resigns amid use of force inquiry GREENWOOD, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City-area police chief has resigned after he was accused of using excessive force against a father charged with trying to drown his 6-month-old daughter in a pond. The Kansas City Star reports that Greg Hallgrimson form...
16:52, 06/07/2019

China launches inquiry into FedEx parcel delivery errors: Xinhua Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into FedEx Corp over parcels delivered to the wrong addresses, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday....
15:26, 06/14/2019

Woman Who Accused Chief Justice Of Sex Harassment Withdraws From Inquiry The woman who accused Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment today said she was boycotting the "in-house proceedings" due to "serious concerns and reservations". In a detailed statement to......
18:26, 04/30/2019

Attorney General Letter Had Asked For Ex-Judges In Chief Justice Inquiry A day before the Supreme Court set up an in-house panel to inquire into sexual harassment allegations against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, the government's top lawyer, Attorney General KK......
19:39, 05/10/2019

BeIN Sports chief in World Athletics Championships corruption inquiry • French authorities suspect he paid bribes for Doha bid• Yousef Al-Obaidly denies wrongdoing in statementThe director general of the Qatari television group BeIN is under investigation for corruption by the French authorities, who suspect he paid br...
15:26, 05/22/2019

Anti-Kurdish protests in east Syria could endanger US plans BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces defeated the Islamic State group in Syria in March, but the Kurdish-led force is now facing protests by local Arab tribesmen in eastern Deir el-Zour province — territory once held by IS. The prot...
09:00, 05/09/2019

FBI raids home of D.C. councilor Jack Evans amid ethics inquiry Federal agents on Friday searched the home of a Washington, D.C., council member who was previously reprimanded for ethics violations, amid a new investigation into his conduct....
19:39, 06/21/2019

Maximum Security earns redemption with Haskell win amid another inquiry for interference There would be no disqualification for Maximum Security this time as the horse won the $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park.       ...
03:26, 07/21/2019

Amid Diplomatic Strain, House Opens Inquiry Into Trump’s Dealings With Ukraine President Trump has signaled displeasure with the American ally. His lawyer has been pressing the government in Kiev to investigate his political foes....
14:13, 09/10/2019

Syria replaces security chief: news reports Syria's government has replaced one of its top security chiefs Jamil Hassan, a subject of Western sanctions, pro-Damascus social media sites reported....
16:39, 07/08/2019

UN aid chief fears northwest Syria 'humanitarian nightmare' The U.N. humanitarian chief says his worst fears that a full-scale military onslaught in northwestern Syria would "unleash a humanitarian nightmare unlike any we have seen" in Syria are now coming true....
20:52, 05/17/2019

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria’s Idlib Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria’s last rebel-held territory in Idlib where Bashar Assad’s forces have launched an offensive “without delay.”...
20:52, 06/18/2019

Any Turkish incursion into Syria 'unacceptable,' will prevent it: Pentagon chief U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday any Turkish operation into northern Syria would be "unacceptable" and the United States would prevent unilateral incursions, as tensions between Washington and Ankara simmer....
11:26, 08/06/2019

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria's Idlib Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria's last rebel-held territory in the Idlib province area, where Bashar Assad's forces have launched an offensive "without delay."...
00:39, 06/19/2019

ISIS Chief Talks Of Syria Defeat, Sri Lanka In First Video In 5 Years ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appeared Monday in a video for the first time in five years, indicating that he has survived the territorial defeat of the caliphate he proclaimed....
04:52, 04/30/2019

Amid lull in air strikes, rebels reinforce NW Syria frontlines Air strikes stopped in northwest Syria over the past 12 hours, rescuers said on Saturday, as Turkey-backed rebels arrived at the fronts to help fight the army and its Russian ally....
18:13, 05/18/2019

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured another. Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti...
06:52, 05/28/2019

Barr's inquiry into the Trump-Russia inquiry is corruption eating itself | Richard Wolffe This investigation by the attorney general should scotch any illusion that Trump would be held in check by Washington’s institutionsWhat happens to a government when the man in control is a delusional conspiracy-theorist desperate to cover up his own...
18:39, 05/15/2019

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more civilian lives and displaced thousands in recent days....
18:26, 05/07/2019

Soldier killed as Syria, Israel exchange fire amid heightened regional tension Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its combat planes....
00:13, 05/28/2019

Vital food crops destroyed in Syria amid upsurge in fighting across Idlib, Hama Thousands of acres of crops have been destroyed in Syria’s Idlib and north Hama provinces amid ongoing deadly violence, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday, in a call to the warring parties to stop using food security to hold people “hosta...
17:13, 06/04/2019

Jaguar's former design chief Callum launches new company Jaguar's former head of design, Ian Callum, 64, says he still has "15 years left of designing" in him. He has set up a company focusing on styling projects inside and outside the automotive world....
14:13, 07/18/2019

Pentagon chief says U.S. will not 'overreact' to North Korea missile launches U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday that the United States will not overreact to a series of missiles launches by North Korea in recent weeks and would keep the door open to talks with Pyongyang....
11:26, 08/06/2019

U.S. House panel launches investigation of transportation chief Chao A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Monday demanded documents from Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao as part of a new investigation into whether she has used her office to benefit a shipping company owned by her family....
23:26, 09/16/2019

House panel launches ethics probe of DOT chief Chao The panel has asked Chao, who oversees NHTSA, to provide communications between her or other DOT officials and employees of the Foremost Group, a shipping company founded by her father....
06:39, 09/17/2019

Hong Kong's protests present a 'serious challenge': MTR chief Jacob Kam of MTR says the company respects the Hong Kong protesters' rights and freedom to express their views, but hopes they won't disrupt the freedom of travel for the others....
06:39, 08/09/2019

Protests Outside Supreme Court After Panel Clears Chief Justice A protest broke out outside the Supreme Court today after an in-house panel of the Supreme Court cleared Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sex harassment allegations on Monday. Women lawyers and......
09:52, 05/07/2019

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong amid protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests and led to the temporary closure of its international airport. Here's what that means for visitors to one of Asia's most popular de...
18:26, 08/12/2019

Flights out of Hong Kong canceled again amid protests Hong Kong's airport has cancelled all remaining departing flights for the second day after protesters took over the terminals.        ...
17:52, 08/13/2019

More Than 100 Flights Cancelled In Hong Kong Amid Protests More than 100 flights were cancelled in Hong Kong on Monday morning with airport authorities warning passengers of potential disruption, as pro-democracy protesters kick off a city-wide strike....
04:13, 08/05/2019

Amid protests, Duterte to address Congress led by his allies Duterte is to address a joint session of the Philippine Congress where his allies have greater control to press for his priorities like reinstating the death penalty and amending the pro-democracy constitution...
05:52, 07/22/2019

Pennsylvania college's fraternities disband amid protests The only two fraternities at Swarthmore College have decided to disband amid outrage over documents containing derogatory comments about women and the LGBTQ community and jokes about sexual assault....
15:26, 05/01/2019

Apex Legends and Anthem: What EA chief of studios Laura Miele learned from two launches Laura Miele has been chief studios officer at Electronic Arts for a year, and we talked with her at EA Play about lessons about the launches of Anthem and Apex Legends.Read More...
08:00, 06/12/2019

California launches $20m campaign to deter e-cigarettes amid spike in illnesses The state has seen at least 63 cases of vaping-related illnesses as flavored products contribute to a rise in youth smokingCalifornia has announced a $20m public awareness campaign about the dangers of vaping and will step up efforts to halt the sale...
15:01, 09/17/2019

Facebook-style app launches in Vietnam amid tightening internet rules A Facebook-style social network was launched in Vietnam on Tuesday, following calls by the Communist-ruled government for domestic tech companies to create alternatives to U.S. tech giants Facebook and Google ....
13:39, 07/23/2019

Amid Crisis, Centre Launches 5-Point Water Conservation Campaign With parts of India reporting water shortage, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday launched a conservation campaign focussing on 1,592 stressed blocks in 256 districts....
23:13, 07/01/2019

Alibaba is said to have postponed a Hong Kong listing amid protests Alibaba held a board meeting before its latest quarterly earnings release last week, during which the board decided to postpone the Hong Kong listing, Reuters reported....
05:52, 08/21/2019

Teenager Dies in Kashmir Amid Protests After Autonomy Was Revoked The Indian authorities acknowledged the death of a 16-year-old but they said they did not know the specific cause. Witnesses said he had been hit in the face with buckshot....
19:39, 09/04/2019

Crowds decline at Venezuela protests amid fears of crackdown A modest crowd of Venezuelans has taken to the streets to show support for the opposition-led congress which has come under increasing pressure from the government of President Nicolás Maduro....
20:00, 05/11/2019

Amid Protests, Centre Tweaks Draft Education Plan Amid protests over the draft version of the National Education Policy 2019, the NDA-ruled government at the centre clarified on Sunday that Hindi will not be thrust upon any state. The centre's......
09:00, 06/03/2019

Astronomers losing observation time amid protests in Hawaii HONOLULU — Asteroids, including those that might slam into Earth. Clouds of gas and dust on the verge of forming stars. Planets orbiting stars other than our own. This is some of the research astronomers say they have missed out on at 11 observatorie...
01:52, 08/13/2019

Louvre removes Sackler name from museum wing amid protests Some members of multibillionaire family are accused of profiting from opioid crisis The Louvre museum in Paris has removed the name of the art philanthropist family Sackler from a major wing devoted to eastern antiquities.The Sackler name came down t...
20:26, 07/17/2019

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
13:26, 05/31/2019

Hong Kong’s Airport Is Shut Down Amid Protests. Here’s What Travelers Should Know Thousands of anti-government protesters occupied Hong Kong’s airport on Monday, prompting officials to cancel thousands of flights, causing travel chaos. All departures from Hong Kong International Airport were canceled Monday, and arrivals fac...
14:56, 08/12/2019

EU calls for restraint, dialogue amid Hong Kong protests The European Union on Monday called for restraint and dialogue to find a way forward as hundreds of Hong Kong protesters smashed up the legislature in a direct challenge to China....
17:52, 07/01/2019

North Korea Launches 'Several' Unidentified Projectiles Amid Stalled Nuclear Talks North Korea fired off what the South Korean military described as “several unidentified short-range projectiles” early Saturday local time in a move that could threaten to upset whatever diplomatic gains the U.S. has achieved with the country in rece...
08:39, 05/05/2019

NYPD launches ‘Health and Wellness Task Force’ amid spate of cop suicides The NYPD has created a mental-health task force in response to a string of suicides by officers in recent months, department officials announced Monday. The Health and Wellness Task Force was created last week after six NYPD cops committed suicide th...
03:26, 07/09/2019

Novartis launches Adamis allergy shots in U.S. pharmacies amid EpiPen shortage A unit of Novartis AG said on Tuesday it would make partner Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corp's emergency allergy shots immediately available in local pharmacies across the United States, amid a shortage of Mylan NV's rival product, EpiPen....
14:00, 07/09/2019

Flights Are Still Being Canceled At Hong Kong’s Airport Amid Protests. Here’s What Travelers Should Know Thousands of anti-government protesters continued their occupation of Hong Kong’s airport into Tuesday, in an act of civil disobedience that has caused hundreds of flights to be delayed or canceled, causing travel chaos. All departures from Hon...
13:27, 08/13/2019

Algeria’s ruling party names relatively young new leader amid protests Algeria’s ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) party, has elected Mohamed Djemai, a businessman, as its new leader, state television said on Tuesday, a month after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests....
22:39, 04/30/2019

Protests in West Papua Have Turned Violent Amid an Internet Blackout. Here’s What to Know Protests have gripped the Indonesian province of West Papua for more than a week as racial and political tensions boiled over into violence. Information is scarce due to an Internet blackout in the remote region, but reports claim several people have...
14:26, 08/29/2019

Hong Kong protests kick off amid China army concerns Protesters have gathered in Hong Kong to demand expanded democratic rights and autonomy from mainland China. Some are worried that police might use violence to crack down on the march — or even bring in the military....
15:00, 08/03/2019

Hong Kong justice secretary due in Beijing on Wednesday amid protests Hong Kong's secretary for justice, Teresa Cheng, will travel to Beijing on Wednesday, the city government said, as protests in the Asian financial center against an extradition bill she had supported showed no sign of easing....
13:00, 07/16/2019

Group behind $1.4B telescope seeks Spain permit amid Hawaii protests BARCELONA, Spain — The group behind a $1.4 billion telescope planned for Hawaii is applying for a permit to build in Spain as ongoing protests and a human blockade prevent them from starting construction on Mauna Kea, Hawaii’s highest peak that some ...
20:13, 08/06/2019

Hong Kong police arrest pro-independence figure amid further protests Founder of the banned Hong Kong National party among eight arrests by police as public servants prepare to marchHong Kong police have arrested eight people, including a prominent pro-independence activist, on suspicion of having offensive weapons and...
10:00, 08/02/2019

Hong Kong reassures visitors amid protests, travel warnings Hong Kong is seeking to reassure visitors to the city after several countries issued travel safety warnings related to ongoing prod-democracy protests...
04:39, 08/09/2019

Alibaba and the $15 billion question: Amid Hong Kong's protests, when to list? Hong Kong's political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on the timing of its planned $15 billion listing in the city, with sources saying China's biggest e-commerce company is now considering several timetables....
12:00, 08/16/2019

Australia Raises Travel Warning for Hong Kong Amid Protests Australia elevated its travel warning for Hong Kong overnight Tuesday, citing the increasingly unpredictable nature of protests in the Chinese enclave. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade amended its travel advice on the recommendation of con...
01:26, 08/08/2019

European Parliament Opens Amid Protests From Anti-EU and Separatist Groups The newly elected European Parliament got off to a somewhat tumultuous start on Tuesday as protests from anti-EU, anti-Brexit and Catalan-separatist groups disrupted the proceedings in Strasbourg. The proceedings were marked by protests by the UK&rsq...
19:39, 07/02/2019

Annual Pamplona bull-run festival begins amid fireworks and protests More than 1 million people are expected to attend the nine-day San Fermin event in the northern Spanish cityPartygoers and bull-running fans packed the main square in Pamplona on Saturday to cheer the launch of a firecracker which marks the start of ...
22:52, 07/06/2019

Hong Kong airport cancels all departing flights for the second day amid protests It came after thousands of protesters took over the facility’s main terminal on Monday, leading to the cancellation of more than 200 flights.       ...
13:27, 08/13/2019

Rare Hong Kong train derailment injures at least 8 amid protests At least eight people were hurt in a derailment of a train owned by a Hong Kong company targeted by pro-democracy protesters earlier this month, according to reports....
08:00, 09/18/2019

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

Hong Kong Braces For Strike After Worst Violence Amid Protests Hong Kong braced for more disruption Monday with calls for a general strike and university students threatening a boycott of classes after a weekend featuring some of the worst violence in three......
01:00, 09/02/2019

Fights break out at Hong Kong mall amid counter protests The situation turned chaotic as groups of people traded blows and some used umbrellas to hit their opponents. Police later moved in to defuse the situation, with several people detained....
15:26, 09/14/2019

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

Conflict Breaks Out in Hong Kong Mall Amid Counter Protests (HONG KONG) — Skirmishes broke out Saturday at a shopping mall in Hong Kong between supporters of the ongoing protests for democratic reforms in the semiautonomous Chinese territory and people backing the central government in Beijing. Hundreds...
17:26, 09/14/2019

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the streets again....
17:13, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong Tennis Open postponed amid ongoing protests The 2019 Hong Kong Tennis Open (HKTO) has been postponed after organizers claimed they would be unable to guarantee "a smooth running of the tournament" amid ongoing protests in the city....
17:26, 09/13/2019

Amid London protests, Trump appears in denial over his standing abroad Critics said the president’s efforts to discredit news reports of mass demonstrations reflected his refusal to come to grips with his low popularity around the globe....
02:39, 06/05/2019

Hate speech ‘on notice’ as UN chief launches new plan to ‘identify, prevent and confront’ growing scourge United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has declared war on hate speech, telling Member States on Tuesday, that we all need to “do better at looking out for each other”....
23:52, 06/18/2019

Acting DHS chief launches probe into 'disturbing & inexcusable' Border Patrol social media posts Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said Wednesday that he has launched an “immediate investigation” into what he called “disturbing & inexcusable” social media posts from Border Patrol agents that purportedly included graphic and vulg...
19:26, 07/03/2019

Real Madrid third kit 2019-20: Gareth Bale launches new strip amid transfer speculation Gareth Bale has been included in the promotional pictures for Real Madrid's new third kit, but the Welsh winger does not appear in the video published by Los Blancos on Monday....
15:39, 07/29/2019

Sachin Pilot Launches Village Outreach Tour Amid Feud Over Poll Defeat Sachin Pilot shaves by a haystack, chews on a Neem branch and sleeps on a charpoy in his outreach in one of the most rural regions of Rajasthan, where his Congress party failed to win a single seat in......
13:52, 06/11/2019

Amid trade, Huawei furors, U.S. House panel launches China 'deep dive' The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee launched on Thursday a "deep dive" focus on China this year and next, one of several moves by U.S. lawmakers focusing on what they see as troublesome activities by Beijing....
19:39, 05/16/2019

Hong Kong delays debate on extradition bill amid intensifying protests Hong Kong’s city legislature has postponed debating a controversial extradition bill after thousands of protesters blocked entry to the building Wednesday out concern the measure would allow Beijing to exert greater authority over the semiautonomous ...
08:52, 06/12/2019

Amid protests, U.S. lawmakers say Hong Kong rules could leak tech to China A group of U.S. senators asked President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday to assess U.S. export rules for Hong Kong, expressing concern China could acquire sensitive technologies because of the city's special treatment under U.S. law....
02:39, 09/11/2019

India orders Kashmir government staff back to work amid protests Troops have reportedly used teargas, chilli grenades and pellets to disperse crowds during weekend of clashesIndian officials have ordered government employees in Kashmir to return to duty and some schools will reopen on Monday after a tense weekend ...
21:26, 08/18/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Amid Pressure From Beijing Over Hong Kong Protests (HONG KONG) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests. Cathay Pacific said Rupert Hogg resigned Friday “...
17:39, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong Businesses Are Reeling Amid the Protests, But Their Workers Say ‘Freedom’ Is More Important On a recent weekday afternoon, twelve employees sat awaiting shoppers in a luxury jewelry store in Hong Kong’s prime tourist district, Tsim Sha Tsui—known to locals simply as “TST.” Next door, in a high-end watch shop, seven w...
17:26, 09/03/2019

There's little evidence that money is fleeing Hong Kong amid protests, Credit Suisse and UBS say There's little evidence to suggest that money is being moved out of Hong Kong amid ongoing, protracted protests in the city, according to top executives from Credit Suisse and UBS Global Wealth Management....
12:52, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong Unveils $2.4 Billion Economic Support Package Amid Protests The Hong Kong government unveiled a HK$19.1 billion ($2.4 billion) package on Thursday to support a slowing economy as escalating political protests and the prolonged U.S.-China trade war weigh......
22:00, 08/15/2019

More protests as US raises Hong Kong travel warning amid growing unrest The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging travelers to exercise increased caution in the Chinese territory due to what it termed civil unrest after months of sometimes violent street protests....
14:13, 08/08/2019

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico cruise stop amid protests A Royal Caribbean cruise ship opted to skip a Puerto Rico call as San Juan protests against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló continue.       ...
01:26, 07/17/2019

Puerto Rico governor fights calls to resign amid violent protests A peaceful demonstration that drew thousands to the streets of San Juan on Monday turned hostile in the evening when protesters and police clashed, injuring 21 law enforcement agents, officials said....
03:00, 07/17/2019

Hong Kong protests turn to chaos amid tear gas and petrol bombs Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon on Saturday as pro-democracy protesters threw petrol bombs in the latest in a series of clashes that have plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its worst political crisis in decades....
15:52, 08/31/2019

Hong Kong slams brakes on extradition bill amid massive protests The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.        ...
21:52, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says No Need for Beijing to Intervene in Protests Amid Escalating Violence Following a weekend of escalating violence between pro-democracy demonstrators and police, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Tuesday insisted her administration has not “lost control.” While repeating much of her rhetoric from earlier press con...
14:52, 08/27/2019

Frankfurt auto show touts green credentials amid climate protests The Frankfurt Auto Show will champion sustainable driving and electric cars, Germany's auto industry association said on Monday, as it seeks to head off protests from climate activists....
21:00, 09/02/2019

More protests as U.S. raises Hong Kong travel warning amid growing unrest The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging travelers to exercise increased caution in the Chinese territory due to what it described as civil unrest after months of sometimes violent street protests....
05:26, 08/08/2019

Petition against UK parliament suspension passes a million signatures amid nationwide protests A public petition against U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament passed a million signatures within its first 24 hours as protests broke out across the country....
15:13, 08/29/2019

Man City 6 Kitchee 1: Champions ease to victory amid Hong Kong protests Manchester City eased to a 6-1 victory over Kitchee FC in Hong Kong on Wednesday, with the pre-season friendly marked by protests concering the ongoing political unrest in the region....
18:52, 07/24/2019

Proud Boy-in-Chief Threatens to Make Antifa a Terrorist Organization After Weekend Protests in Portland, Oregon The far-right Proud Boys, the wandering group of mostly white men who you can spot wearing their “PB” branded polos, vow to continue their inbred form of American terrorism every month in Portland, Ore., after what they claimed was a successful rally...
00:26, 08/20/2019

Ahead of street protests, UN rights chief urges Guatemalan Government to respect democratic freedoms With demonstrations expected to take place in various Guatemalan cities on Monday and Tuesday, the UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, is urging the Guatemalan Government to guarantee freedom of expression and opinion, and the right to peaceful...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Extinction Rebellion protests cost police £7 million, says Scotland Yard chief Cressida Dick Extinction Rebellion's recent mass protests across the capital cost Scotland Yard an extra £7million to police, putting a "huge strain" on the force, it was revealed today....
22:52, 05/02/2019

British PM Johnson cancels Luxembourg news conference amid anti-Brexit protests British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Luxembourg on Monday, after both sides disputed how much progress has been made for a deal to leave the EU....
23:26, 09/16/2019

Mental health issues in Hong Kong surging amid tumultuous protests, experts say Stress and trauma over the political turmoil surrounding Hong Kong's extradition bill has created an unprecedented mental health problem that the city is not equipped to deal with, medical professionals say....
13:26, 07/09/2019

Puerto Rico's governor to resign amid protests over leaked obscene online chats Ricardo Rossello, the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, announced his resignation early Wednesday after more than a week of massive protests and calls for his ouster in the U.S. territory over allegations of corruption....
13:13, 07/25/2019

Puerto Rico officials seek to search governor's phone amid protests, scandal Puerto Rican officials on Tuesday were executing search warrants for the mobile phones of Governor Ricardo Rosselló and his top associates amid a corruption scandal that provoked 10 days of protests demanding his resignation and took a toll on touris...
22:26, 07/23/2019

Venezuela’s Juan Guaido calls for ‘largest march in history’ amid violent protests Venezuelans are expected to take to the streets on Wednesday for what opposition leader Juan Guaido pledged would be the "largest march" in the country's history, a day after he called for the military to oust President Nicolas Maduro....
17:52, 05/01/2019

San Juan braces for an 11th day of protests, amid calls for Puerto Rico's governor to resign San Juan braced on Tuesday for an 11th day of protests calling for the resignation of Puerto Rico's governor over offensive chat messages that have drawn hundreds of thousands of people....
11:00, 07/23/2019

State Department issues travel advisory on Hong Kong amid pro-democracy protests The State Department’s Level 2 travel advisory, issued Thursday, urges “increased caution in Hong Kong due to civil unrest.”       ...
21:52, 08/08/2019

Lawmakers call for Puerto Rico's governor to step down amid widespread protests on island Congressional lawmakers are siding with Puerto Ricans calling for the Carribean island's besieged Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign amid days of demonstrations and confrontations between protestors and police. ...
14:39, 07/20/2019

Swarthmore fraternities disband amid protests over leaked documents that referenced ‘rape attic’ Swarthmore College’s two remaining fraternity chapters announced Tuesday they will disband amid outrage over leaked internal documents from one of the chapters that appear to show former members engaging in racist and misogynistic behavior....
19:52, 05/01/2019

Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea amid Hong Kong protests, tension with US Chinese President Xi Jinping will be traveling to North Korea for a state visit – the first in 14 years by a Chinese leader, state media said Monday....
15:39, 06/17/2019

French "spiderman" climbs HK tower, hoists reconciliation flag amid mass protests French "spiderman" climber Alain Robert scaled a 68-storey skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolising reconciliation between China and the territory as weeks of escalating pro-democracy protests show no signs of abating....
08:52, 08/16/2019

Fears Hong Kong protests could turn violent amid calls to 'escalate action' Protesters have given authorities until Thursday afternoon to answer demands to retract extradition billHong Kong is bracing for fresh rallies on Friday, which many fear could turn violent, as protesters gave city authorities until Thursday to meet t...
11:00, 06/19/2019

French 'spiderman' climbs HK tower, hoists reconciliation flag amid mass protests French "spiderman" climber Alain Robert scaled a 68-storey skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolizing reconciliation between China and the territory as weeks of escalating pro-democracy protests show no signs of abating....
07:39, 08/16/2019

Exclusive: Alibaba postpones up to $15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests: sources China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has delayed its up to $15 billion listing in Hong Kong amid growing political unrest in the Asian financial hub, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Exclusive: Alibaba postpones up to $15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests - sources China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has delayed its up to $15 billion listing in Hong Kong amid growing political unrest in the Asian financial hub, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
06:39, 08/21/2019

Royal Caribbean cruise ship cancels Puerto Rico stop amid violent protests A Royal Caribbean International cruise ship reportedly skipped a scheduled stop in Puerto Rico Tuesday amid violent protests against the governor in the commonwealth’s capital. “In light of current unrest in San Juan, Puerto Rico, we have...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Sudanese protesters, military leaders agree to power-sharing deal amid ongoing protests Following weeks of negotiations and a deadly crackdown last month by security forces, a Sudanese pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council have agreed to a power-sharing deal....
20:52, 07/17/2019

Peruvian president rejects call to cancel copper mining project permit amid protests Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra rejected the demand of a regional governor on Tuesday to cancel within 72 hours the construction permit for a copper mining project that has led to protests....
20:26, 07/16/2019

Navy searches for its next chief amid upheaval at the Pentagon The sudden retirement of Adm. William Moran, who was already confirmed by the Senate to be the next chief of naval operations and was set to take over Aug. 1, has set off a scramble to find a new CNO....
15:39, 07/10/2019

AT&T's telecoms chief is retiring amid industry upheaval As the telecom industry is going through a seismic shift, the head of AT&T Communications is stepping down. John Donovan set his retirement date for October 1st and the company will name a successor soon....
19:13, 08/26/2019

Hong Kong protests are like terrorism, says China as paramilitary forces gather amid fears army could be used against demonstrators Images emerged today of Chinese paramilitary forces assembling only 20 miles from Hong Kong as Beijing claimed the protests there were "no different to terrorism"....
17:39, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong protests: Violent clashes break out on handover anniversary amid extradition bill outrage Hong Kong has been blighted by violent clashes again after protests broke out on the anniversary of its handover to Chinese rule amid widespread anger over a controversial extradition bill....
13:00, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong demonstrators storm government building amid protests on anniversary of return of Chinese rule A group of protestors smashed a window and tore down parts of an exterior wall at Hong Kong's legislature building Monday amid another round of massive demonstrations in the city on the 22nd anniversary of the return to Chinese rule....
16:52, 07/01/2019

Schalke chief Tönnies to temporarily step down amid racism row Clemens Tönnies, head of Schalke's supervisory board, will temporarily step down after he was found to have broken anti-discrimination rules. But a club committee said his controversial comments on Africa weren't racist....
23:26, 08/07/2019

US Border Chief Quits Amid Outcry Over Child Detainees The acting commissioner of the US Customs and Border Protection agency announced his resignation on Tuesday amid a public outcry over alarming detention conditions of migrant children in Texas....
04:26, 06/26/2019

Ethiopia’s Army Chief Is Killed Amid Attempted Coup Gen. Seare Mekonnen was shot dead, state news media said on Sunday, a day after Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy announced the authorities had foiled a coup in a northern state....
12:13, 06/23/2019

SAP chief says German headquarters an advantage amid U.S.-China trade war German business software company SAP SE has an edge over its U.S. rivals because it faces potentially fewer restrictions on doing business with China, Chief Executive Bill McDermott said in an interview....
17:26, 09/10/2019

Growing secrecy a setback for stakeholders The auto industry is becoming increasingly secretive about information, such as monthly sales reports, that could help stakeholders make smart decisions about their investments....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Hawaii telescope operators abandoned millions of dollars worth of instrumentation, evacuated employees amid Mauna Kea protests The directors of an existing telescope on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea evacuated employees Tuesday amid growing protests that have blocked an access road to the construction site of a second $1.4 billion "Thirty Meter Telescope" (TMT) to be built on the mounta...
13:00, 07/18/2019

| DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid 'high' risk of spread - WHO chief The World Health Organisation chief urged different political factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to unite in the battle against Ebola, warning that the risk of spread "remains very high"....
08:39, 05/21/2019

Reports: Chief of protocol Sean Lawler out amid misconduct accusations Assistant Secretary of State Sean Lawler, the lead go-between for President Donald Trump and foreign dignitaries, is out of the job amid accusations of harassment and discrimination, reports said Wednesday....
15:26, 06/26/2019

Cyprus killings: Police chief apologises amid negligence claims Cyprus' new police chief has apologised over the force's handling of a serial killer case, amid accusations that negligent police work allowed him to murder more people....
02:00, 05/08/2019

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forces in the turbulent region amid simmering tensions......
05:00, 05/24/2019

Reuters' analysis of U.S. court secrecy: the methodology To measure the extent and impact of court secrecy, a team of Reuters journalists analyzed Westlaw data from 3.2 million civil suits filed in federal court between 2006 and 2016....
17:13, 06/25/2019

U.S. congressional panel to probe court secrecy A U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee will hear testimony this month about a lack of transparency in the federal courts, with a focus on judges who routinely keep important evidence secret at the public's expense....
06:26, 09/10/2019

A US priest, a Philippine village, and decades of secrecy The arrest of a Catholic priest has deeply shaken the Philippine village where he lived and revealed how allegations of sex crimes by priests are still ignored in one of the world’s most Catholic countries...
07:52, 09/09/2019

Jaguar's Former Design Chief Ian Callum Launches New Design Firm Jaguar's former design chief Ian Callum announced his retirement last month at the British manufacturer after two decades, and has now opened stepped into a new direction of his life. Callum - named......
08:52, 07/18/2019

Ex-Jaguar design chief Ian Callum launches design firm Ian Callum left Jaguar after 20 years as its design chief New independent company will be based in Warwick and undertake a diverse range of commissions Ex-Jaguar design chief Ian Callum has launched a new business venture, just weeks after his hig...
10:52, 07/17/2019

NYPD union chief slams politicians amid cop suicides: ‘We’re under siege from all directions’ The head of the NYPD union, in response to a spate of cop suicides, called on politicians Thursday to “end the demonization and anti-cop rhetoric” as he sought to rally officers and tackle the crisis by improving conditions on the force.  ...
16:52, 08/16/2019

Algerian finance minister, ex-police chief in court amid graft investigations Algeria's finance minister and ex police chief appeared in court on Monday, joining a list of powerful figures to face judicial investigations since mass protests forced the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika this month....
19:26, 04/29/2019

Acting CBP chief John Sanders resigns amid reports over migrant treatment Acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection chief John Sanders told employees Tuesday he will resign, under pressure to address increasing numbers of migrants crossing the border and their conditions in custody....
00:13, 06/26/2019

Puerto Rico governor's chief of staff quits amid scandal probe The chief of staff for Puerto Rico's governor resigned on Tuesday as prosecutors investigated a scandal in his administration that has sparked 11 days of protests demanding the Caribbean island's leader step down....
07:00, 07/24/2019

| Ethiopia army chief, local officials killed amid regional 'coup' bid Ethiopia's army chief and a top local leader have been shot dead during an attempt to overthrow a regional government in northern Ethiopia, underscoring political instability in the country as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tries to push through reforms....
09:26, 06/25/2019

Ethiopia’s Military Chief Killed by Bodyguard Amid Failed Coup Attempt (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s military chief was shot to death by his bodyguard amid a failed coup attempt against a regional government north of the capital, Addis Ababa, the prime minister said Sunday. The abortive coup Saturday ...
02:26, 06/24/2019

Phoenix police chief promises change amid civil rights claim PHOENIX (AP) — Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change in her department after being booed by some of hundreds of people gathered Tuesday night to discuss a videotaped police encounter that has caused a national outcry. The meeting at a downtown c...
11:52, 06/19/2019

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta, says will look into matter amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida....
21:39, 07/09/2019

Ocasio-Cortez's Indian-American Chief of Staff To Quit Amid Controversies Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff is leaving her office, a departure that comes weeks after his public statements added tinder to an already fiery feud between the Democratic Party's......
11:00, 08/04/2019

Algeria's finance minister, ex police chief in court amid graft investigations Algeria's finance minister and ex police chief appeared in court on Monday, joining a list of powerful figures to face judicial investigations since mass protests forced the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika this month....
14:13, 04/29/2019

On Politics: Secrecy Fight Between Trump and Congress Escalates A judge ruled that President Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records, and the president moved to block testimony by his former counsel....
07:13, 05/21/2019

The mother and baby homes were shrouded in secrecy for decades The day after Michael O'Flaherty was born, his mother tried to see him. But, she told him, she was stopped by a nun who told her, "Go mind your own business, your baby is gone."...
18:13, 09/08/2019

Judge questions secrecy in Chemours lawsuit against DuPont WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge is chastising attorneys over secrecy related to a dispute between chemical manufacturer Chemours and DuPont Co., which spun off the company in 2015. Chemours attorneys filed a sealed complaint May 13 with a co...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Report: Schumacher treated in secrecy in Paris hospital A Paris newspaper says seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is being treated with stem-cell therapy in one of the French capital's hospitals        ...
05:13, 09/11/2019

Upcoming MTA capital plan remains shrouded in secrecy The cash-strapped MTA’s capital plan must be approved by its board in three weeks — but some board members are still yet to see it. “I don’t see why we haven’t seen it yet. It’s going to be a very complex document,” non-voting rider rep Andrew Albert...
02:39, 09/10/2019

World Bank chief urges reforms to attract investment amid trade uncertainty Uncertainty from trade tensions and slowing global growth is increasing the need for developing countries to pursue reforms that make them more attractive to private investment, World Bank President David Malpass said....
08:39, 06/29/2019

John Ratcliffe: Trump's intelligence chief pick withdraws amid qualification doubts The Texas congressman is a known Trump ally who questioned former special counsel Robert Mueller during testimony last weekDonald Trump’s pick for national intelligence director, John Ratcliffe, withdrew from consideration Friday after just five days...
17:52, 08/03/2019

UN rights chief Bachelet appeals for dialogue in Sudan amid reports ‘70 killed’ in demonstrations Sudan’s authorities have an “over-arching responsibility” to protect protesters, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, said on Tuesday, amid reports that 70 people have died in the latest anti-Government clashes....
18:13, 04/28/2019

South Korea holds emergency national security meeting amid new North Korea launches South Korea's president convened an emergency national security council meeting after his government detected North Korea's launch of two unidentified projectiles into the East Sea.        ...
18:00, 08/16/2019

U.S. regulator fines ex-Rabobank officer $50,000 for bank secrecy violations U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency said on Tuesday it imposed a $50,000 penalty on the California unit of Dutch lender Rabobank, N.A. for violations of the Bank Secrecy Act by its former general counsel....
22:39, 07/23/2019

End of 'Avengers' movies cloaked in high-level Hollywood secrecy Walt Disney Co's Marvel Studios went to great lengths to keep the plot of the movie "Avengers: Endgame" under wraps until its highly anticipated debut in theaters this week, the stars and directors said in interviews....
18:52, 04/28/2019

‘A risk to democracy’: North Carolina law may be violating secrecy of the ballot Law allowing state to trace citizens’ votes breaks one of the most sacred tenets of democracy, say voting rights advocatesNorth Carolina may be violating state and federal constitutional protections for the secret ballot in the US by tracing some of ...
11:00, 07/11/2019

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling pharmaceutical firms to keep prices high....
03:39, 05/24/2019

Watch live: Fed chief Jerome Powell appears in Senate amid hints of interest rate cut One day after he signaled the Federal Reserve will consider an interest rate cut at its policy meeting this month, Chairman Jerome Powell will answer more questions Thursday from the Senate banking committee....
16:39, 07/11/2019

Acting Trump administration border chief resigns amid furor over treatment of migrant children Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders will resign amid furor over the Trump administration's treatment of migrant children....
20:26, 06/25/2019

Amid calls to resign, Labor chief Alex Acosta defends deal with Epstein in 2008 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Tuesday prosecutors have more evidence against Jeffrey Epstein than he did a decade ago, when he gave the billionaire philanthropist and sex offender an immunity deal....
21:00, 07/09/2019

Ex-defense chief Jim Mattis joins General Dynamics amid rising scrutiny of DC ties to business Jim Mattis, the retired Marine general who served as President Trump's first defense secretary, is joining the board of contractor General Dynamics just as the 2020 campaign heightens scrutiny into corporate recruitment of senior government officials...
10:13, 08/09/2019

HBO’s new Chernobyl mini-series shows how good science is undermined by secrecy Chernobyl (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO When reactor four at the Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded in April 1986 outside of Pripyat, Ukraine, the whole world watched in horror as tidbits of information leaked out of the tightly controlled Soviet U...
19:26, 05/06/2019

Multi-millionaire businessman who paid off sex accusers wins secrecy order A multi-millionaire businessman has been allowed to remain anonymous after he faced sexual harassment and assault allegations in an employment case, it has been reported....
14:14, 07/06/2019

Swiss court upholds WhatsApp secrecy in case of fired employee A Swiss company must pay a worker it fired over WhatsApp messages in which she criticised her boss, a Swiss court has ruled, saying the firm violated her right to privacy by illegally inspecting the chats....
13:52, 07/02/2019

Canadian man accused of spying for China tangled in prolonged secrecy disputes It has been more than five years since Qing "Quentin" Huang was arrested in Burlington, Ont., following an RCMP-led investigation called Project Seascape....
17:00, 06/28/2019

Expansion of Secrecy Law for Intelligence Operatives Alarms Free Press Advocates The C.I.A. wants the law to protect the identities of more covert officers and informants, citing its defunct torture program and groups like WikiLeaks....
04:13, 07/11/2019

Top Court Orders Aadhaar-Like Secrecy For Citizens List, Firm On Deadline The Supreme Court today rejected any extension to the August 31 deadline for the publication of the final National Register of Citizens list, and ordered that data collated through the exercise be......
20:00, 08/13/2019

Tennessee House speaker's chief of staff resigns amid sexually explicit texts scandal Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada's chief of staff resigns amid scandal over sexually explicit texts.        ...
01:39, 05/08/2019

For decades, Ireland's mother and baby homes were shrouded in secrecy. Some say the veil still hasn't lifted The day after Michael O'Flaherty was born, his mother tried to see him. But, she told him, she was stopped by a nun who told her, "Go mind your own business, your baby is gone."...
08:13, 09/08/2019

Chinese troops cross Hong Kong border in 'routine rotation' amid fears army will intervene in protests China today released images of troops crossing into Hong Kong for a "routine rotation" amid fears that the army will intervene in the ongoing pro-democracy protests....
20:00, 08/29/2019

Punjab Congress Chief Backs "MLAs As Advisors To Chief Minister" Move Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar on Tuesday defended the appointment of six MLAs as advisors to the chief minister, saying the legislators could too give advice as they feel the pulse of people....
21:39, 09/17/2019

U.S. transportation chief asks new FAA chief to review agency U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said on Monday she has asked the new head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to assess the agency's performance in the wake of two fatal crashes of Boeing Co's 737 MAX planes since October....
20:40, 08/12/2019

RIP Impeachment Inquiry, We Hardly Knew Thee There was a brief, shining moment amid the bedlam in Congress last night during which Rep. Al Green promised to file articles of impeachment against President Trump for being a big ol’ racist. This was the third time that Green has proposed resolutio...
03:26, 07/18/2019

Is It an Impeachment Inquiry or Not? Democrats Can’t Seem to Agree As they navigate the tricky politics and complex legal terrain of impeachment, Democrats are sending mixed messages about their inquiry into President Trump....
08:39, 09/12/2019

Support for Impeachment Inquiry Grows in the House The trickle of Democrats backing an impeachment inquiry is threatening to turn into a flood, but there are few signs the rising tide will sway House Democratic leaders....
18:00, 08/01/2019

Washington AG opens inquiry into NRA's financial affairs The National Rifle Association is coming under the scrutiny of Washington, D.C.'s attorney general, after the gun rights group and its charitable foundations were subpoenaed on Friday in an investigation probing allegations of financial misconduct....
06:39, 07/13/2019

Muslims in New Zealand Say They Have Been Sidelined in Christchurch Inquiry Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said an inquiry into the massacre would make a priority of consulting with Muslims. But so far, they say they have been shut out....
09:26, 08/30/2019

Sexual harassment 'a necessary evil', MPs' staff tell inquiry MPs' staff face an "unacceptable risk" of bullying and harassment, which is viewed as a "necessary evil" by some workers in parliament, an independent report has found....
13:13, 07/11/2019

Prisoners in China are still being used as organ donors, says inquiry Transplant organs are still being sourced from executed prisoners in China, according to an inquiry set up by a campaign group to investigate the issue...
14:26, 06/18/2019

Inquiry after Tory MP called 'disgrace' by colleague An investigation is to be launched into messages sent to a female Conservative MP by a colleague branding her a "disgrace" and telling her to leave the party....
10:26, 06/21/2019

NZ begins inquiry into Christchurch's mosques massacre An inquiry into Christchurch's mosques shooting massacre began hearing evidence on Monday, as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepared to co-host a meeting in France that seeks global support to tackle online violence....
05:52, 05/13/2019

Villagers say gas well application is 'a joke', as inquiry opens Ineos, owned by UK’s richest man, wants to overturn ban on well next to sheltered housingVillagers have accused Britain’s richest man of making “a joke of local democracy” after his petrochemical firm applied to overturn a council’s decision to stop ...
18:52, 06/11/2019

| AYO says staff that testify at PIC inquiry won't face repercussions AYO Technology Solutions says it is "utterly dismayed" by the implication that its employee Naahied Gamieldien may face internal company repercussions for testifying at the commission of inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Maximum Security survives inquiry in Haskell win Maximum Security won the $1 million Haskell Invitational -- surviving another inquiry in the process -- on Saturday after a long delay because of extreme heat....
03:00, 07/21/2019

UK opens inquiry into tainted-blood scandal British Prime Minister Theresa May has described the tainted-blood scandal as "a tragedy that never should have happened." At least 2,400 people died from contaminated blood in the 1970s and '80s....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, following accusations that a company official refuted hours later at a Senate hearing....
02:13, 07/17/2019

Ban all watches from school exams, cheating inquiry recommends Commission says invigilators cannot tell which devices are connected to internetAll watches should be banned from exam halls as more devices become connected to the internet, an inquiry into cheating has found.The Independent Commission on Examinatio...
14:39, 09/10/2019

U.N. rights experts seek inquiry into Philippines killings United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into unlawful deaths and police killings linked to a crackdown on drugs in the Philippines....
14:00, 06/07/2019

Amazon faces EU inquiry over treatment of small retailers Investigation into possible anti-competitive behaviour is likely to spark US angerThe European Union has launched a formal investigation into Amazon, opening a new front against US tech giants.Announcing the decision, the European commissioner for co...
14:26, 07/17/2019

The Latest: Rights group calls for UN inquiry on Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the Sudanese military’s crackdown on a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local): 2:20 p.m. An international rights group is calling for the United Nations to launch an “imp...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Hulkenberg: 0.5s tow reason for Monza scenes, FIA continues inquiry Renault's Nico Hulkenberg believes a 0.5s tow boost was to blame for Formula 1's qualifying shamble at Monza, as the FIA begins to summon drivers as it investigates the situation...
10:13, 09/08/2019

Inquiry: 'Genocide' has been committed against Canada's Indigenous peoples The deaths and disappearances of over a thousand Indigenous women and girls in Canada over the past few decades is part of a "genocide" being committed against the country's native peoples....
12:52, 06/04/2019

U.N. experts seek inquiry into 'unlawful' killings in Philippines United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into a "staggering number of unlawful deaths and police killings in the context of the so-called war on drugs" in the Philippines....
10:26, 06/07/2019

Spanish prosecutors want inquiry into church sex abuse cases MADRID (AP) — Spain’s public prosecutors are suggesting opening a national investigation into the sexual abuse of minors in the Catholic Church, the first such official proposal in the country. In a written report to the Ministry of Justice, th...
18:39, 06/24/2019

Cameroon face inquiry and possible action after England defeat Cameroon face an inquiry and possible disciplinary action from soccer authorities after a series of incidents in their 3-0 defeat by England in the last 16 of the women's World Cup on Sunday....
14:52, 06/24/2019

Hungary’s far-right government vilifies Finland over rule of law inquiry PM Viktor Orbán and his spokesman launch series of attacks on Finnish presidency Finland has pledged to pursue a hearing into alleged breaches of the rule of law by Hungary’s far-right government after a campaign of vilification led by Hungary’s prim...
14:13, 08/13/2019

U.S. Begins Inquiry Into French Digital Services Tax That May End in Tariffs The investigation is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to shelter American companies, and technology companies particularly, by targeting trading partners....
01:00, 07/11/2019

Boeing’s Dreamliner Plant Is Said to Face Federal Inquiry A Justice Department investigation of the 737 Max jet has widened to include a 787 factory in South Carolina where The New York Times found allegations of shoddy work and flawed quality control....
10:00, 06/29/2019

Patriots LB Roberts seeks inquiry for police harassment New England Patriots linebacker Elandon Roberts, who says he was harassed by police in the driveway of his Fort Bend County home in Texas during a traffic stop in March, wants a further investigation into the incident....
20:39, 07/12/2019

Prosecutors investigate VW works council boss in pay inquiry German prosecutors said on Tuesday they were investigating the chairman of Volkswagen's powerful works council as part of a inquiry into whether some of its members were paid excessively, turning him from a witness into a suspect....
20:00, 06/11/2019

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

South Africa's Zuma to face corruption inquiry Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be questioned at a public inquiry into state graft on Monday, a dramatic fall from grace for a politician who has cast a long shadow over the country's politics for the past decade....
08:39, 07/15/2019

Most House impeachment inquiry backers are Pelosi's investigators Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a ready-made reply when pressed on impeaching President Donald Trump: Democrats have tasked six powerful committees with investigating Trump’s conduct, and they’ll “follow the facts” to chart a course for the House. But a PO...
20:13, 06/27/2019

Amazon Faces E.U. Inquiry Over Data From Independent Sellers European antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into the data that Amazon uses from third-party sellers who rely on the tech company’s site...
18:00, 07/17/2019

These House Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, the first step in a lengthy and likely divisive ...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Sylvia Hatchell Is Out at U.N.C. After Inquiry Supports Team’s Complaints The University of North Carolina’s investigation found the 67-year-old women’s basketball coach had made racially insensitive remarks and pressed injured players to compete....
18:13, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-NZ begins inquiry into Christchurch's mosques massacre An inquiry into Christchurch's mosques shooting massacre began hearing evidence on Monday, as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepared to co-host a meeting in France that seeks global support to tackle online violence....
08:26, 05/13/2019

Democrats urge new probe of Kavanaugh, impeachment inquiry U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, while a Democratic lawmaker filed an impeachment resolution in the wake of new allegations of sexual misconduct by the ...
00:39, 09/18/2019

New Zealand begins inquiry into Christchurch mosque shooting New Zealand's Royal Commission inquiry will look into the suspected gunman's activities, use of social media and international connections, as well as whether there were inappropriate priority settings in counter-terrorism resources....
06:26, 05/13/2019

New Zealand begins inquiry into Christchurch's mosques massacre An inquiry into Christchurch's mosques shooting massacre began hearing evidence on Monday, as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepared to co-host a meeting in France that seeks global support to tackle online violence....
05:26, 05/13/2019

With Senate Inquiry Looming, Facebook Scrambles to Look Busy “There’s been a general feeling from the platform companies of kind of playing rope-a-dope with the Congress,” Senator Ed Markey told a small audience gathered in the Federal Election Commission’s headquarters around 9am this morning. Four hours late...
02:26, 09/18/2019

2 Canadian track figures banned after sex harassment inquiry OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Two fixtures of Canadian track and field have been banned after a sexual harassment investigation. Athletics Canada, the sport’s domestic ruling body, handed out the lifetime bans Monday to Andy McInnis and Ken Porter. Bo...
21:13, 05/06/2019

Majority of House Democrats now support impeachment inquiry The impeachment dam has broken.More than half of House Democrats say they would vote to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, a crucial threshold that backers said will require Speaker Nancy Pelosi to reconsider her steadfast...
18:26, 08/01/2019

Mueller defends inquiry's integrity, says he did not exonerate Trump Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday defended the integrity of his Russia investigation during a dramatic congressional hearing and reiterated that he had not cleared President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice or, as the pres...
17:26, 07/24/2019

Was That Ralph Northam in Blackface? An Inquiry Ends Without Answers An inquiry into a racist photograph on the medical school yearbook page of the Virginia governor could not determine whether he himself appeared in the image....
01:39, 05/23/2019

Trump Pressed Ukraine’s Leader on Inquiry Into Biden’s Son Mr. Trump has been prodding the Ukrainian government to investigate Mr. Biden and his family, but the new whistle-blower complaint has drastically raised the stakes....
03:39, 09/21/2019

Barr Got More Power to Review the Russia Inquiry. Here’s What We Know About Its Origins. The attorney general has the power to declassify intelligence agencies’ secrets as he examines the investigation into Russia’s election interference and ties to Trump associates....
00:00, 05/25/2019

Joseph Mifsud, Key to Russia Inquiry, Gets Moment in the Spotlight He told the Trump campaign that Russia had dirt on Hillary Clinton. But Republicans suggested he might have been working for Western intelligence agencies....
03:13, 07/25/2019

Julian Assange Rape Inquiry Reopened in Sweden Swedish prosecutors reopened their investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange, complicating the U.S. government’s yearslong effort to bring the WikiLeaks founder to trial over a massive leak of classified documents almost a decade ag...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Olympic boxing body mulls legal fight against IOC inquiry LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Under pressure from an IOC inquiry into its integrity, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has been weighing legal action and formal complaints against Olympic officials. AIBA leadership has called a meeting in La...
13:13, 05/05/2019

At G-20, Trump Seeks Fresh Start With Putin After End of Mueller Inquiry President Trump’s advisers hope to use the session to pivot the relationship toward arms control, a paradoxical priority given the administration’s recent moves to dismantle treaties....
16:00, 06/27/2019

Globetrotting film sends scientists on "relay race" of inquiry A documentary called The Most Unknown uses a global game of science “tag” as a cute way to frame humanity’s big questions – but it can all get a bit earnest...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Bury MP and fans groups call for inquiry into CVA and football regulation • FSA and James Frith raise questions with insolvency bodies• EFL says expulsion unlikely to be reversed despite late offersThe Bury North MP, James Frith, has called for an Insolvency Service investigation into the company voluntary arrangement (CVA...
01:52, 08/29/2019

B.C. announces public inquiry into dirty money — what’s the rest of Canada doing? B.C. has called a public inquiry to examine the billions of dollars being laundered through the province. Here’s how other provinces are responding to similar reports....
23:39, 05/15/2019

Khashoggi Killing Inquiry Should Look Into Saudi Prince’s Role, U.N. Expert Says A U.N. expert said that the death was “an extrajudicial killing” by the Saudi state, and that Prince Mohammed bin Salman was at least aware of the operation....
14:26, 06/19/2019

Facebook Antitrust Inquiry Shows Big Tech’s Freewheeling Era Is Past Two settlements and a new antitrust investigation highlighted a new reality for tech giants: Scrutiny from regulators and lawmakers has become a constant....
05:39, 07/25/2019

Close Pelosi ally Rep. Jan Schakowsky backs impeachment inquiry The move by the Illinois Democrat is likely to put more pressure on the House speaker, who has rebuffed calls to open an impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s actions....
15:39, 06/20/2019

APNewsBreak: Iowa patrol lieutenant faces inquiry over move IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa State Patrol is conducting an internal investigation into a manager who received $40,000 in benefits to relocate to western Iowa but for tax purposes recently claimed a newly built house 120 miles away as his residence...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Malta to launch public inquiry into murder of prominent journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who wrote a popular anti-corruption blog, was killed by a car bomb outside her homeFollowing international pressure, the government of Malta has said it will launch an independent public inquiry into the murder of anti-corrupt...
04:15, 09/21/2019

With Mueller Inquiry Over, Trump Seeks Fresh Start With Putin at G20 President Trump’s advisers hope to use the session to pivot the relationship toward arms control, a paradoxical priority given the administration’s recent moves to dismantle treaties....
08:39, 06/27/2019

Swedish prosecutor to give decision on Assange rape inquiry Ruling will be given on Monday over whether to reopen case that dates back to 2010Sweden’s state prosecutor will announce on Monday whether she will reopen a preliminary investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange.The WikiLeaks founde...
18:52, 05/09/2019

Emergency service network outage at KPN prompts Dutch inquiry The Netherlands launched an investigation on Tuesday into a nationwide network outage at telecoms company KPN that knocked out emergency service numbers for nearly four hours....
14:13, 06/25/2019

CIA and FBI helping Barr to investigate origins of Trump-Russia inquiry Trump: ‘I am so proud that he is looking into it. It’s great’Review to examine intelligence and surveillance methodsThe US attorney general is stepping up inquiries into the origins of the Russia investigation, working with intelligence chiefs to see...
01:26, 05/15/2019

House Democrat says support lacking for Trump impeachment inquiry A top U.S. House Democratic committee chairman on Wednesday appeared to rule out any imminent impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, but vowed quick court action to obtain the full, unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference....
02:00, 06/06/2019

Harry Reid: House should start Trump impeachment inquiry Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, in a turnaround, now says the House should begin an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.In an interview with USA Today on Monday, the Nevada Democrat said that “it’s not the right thing to do noth...
04:13, 06/05/2019

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's funding system....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Death of Tricky's daughter: 'Sudden untoward incident' inquiry A "sudden untoward incident" inquiry is being carried out by a mental health trust following the death of the daughter of musician Tricky, a coroner has heard....
19:00, 09/09/2019

Ocasio-Cortez says it is time to open impeachment inquiry against Trump U.S. Democratic Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez said on Tuesday it is time for Democratic leaders to allow an impeachment process to start against President Donald Trump, saying the administration's obstruction of lawmakers' oversight efforts ...
00:39, 05/22/2019

‘Genocide’ Was Committed Against Canada’s Indigenous Women, an Inquiry Found The disappearance of indigenous women and girls in Canada was determined to be genocide by a three-year national inquiry, the findings of which were released at a ceremony in Quebec Monday. The investigation began after the acquittal of the main susp...
06:52, 06/04/2019

Canadian inquiry calls deaths of indigenous women 'genocide' The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women concluded in a report on Monday....
18:26, 06/03/2019

After Budapest Boat Accident, Fading Hope and a Criminal Inquiry At least seven people were dead and 21 remained missing, most of them South Korean tourists, after Hungary’s worst boating accident in decades. A criminal investigation is underway....
20:26, 05/30/2019

Ayanna Pressley Will Officially Call for a Kavanaugh Impeachment Inquiry Politicians have been calling for an impeachment inquiry into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh since the New York Times reported on new sexual assault allegations against him. On Tuesday, Rep. Ayanna Pressley will take it a step further: she pla...
02:52, 09/17/2019

Witness in Mueller Inquiry Is Arrested on Child Pornography Charges The witness, George Nader, acted as an informal adviser to the United Arab Emirates’ de facto leader and helped steer White House policy on behalf of his patron....
00:39, 06/04/2019

Manchester City Financial Inquiry Moves Closer to a Ruling The club, one of the biggest in the world and the Premier League champions for the last two years, is accused of misleading officials about its income....
17:00, 05/16/2019

In UP Woman's Case Involving BJP's Chinmayanand, Top Court Orders Inquiry The Supreme Court today ordered a probe into the grievances of a law student who was found six days after she went missing from Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh. Her parents had accused Chinmayanand, a......
13:26, 09/02/2019

Ayanna Pressley to Introduce Impeachment Inquiry of Brett Kavanaugh Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley plans on introducing a House resolution Tuesday calling for an impeachment inquiry of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who recently became the subject of another sexual misconduct allegation....
18:13, 09/17/2019

France reopens inquiry into 2013 murder of Kurdish militants French prosecutors have reopened an investigation into the 2013 murder of three Kurdish militants, a judicial source and lawyer for the families of the dead activists said on Thursday, a case which could impact France's diplomatic relations with Turk...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Philippines Hits Back at Call for U.N. Inquiry of Police Killings A presidential spokesman called the experts’ report “an outrageous interference,” adding that the government’s “primary duty” was to protect its citizens....
19:52, 06/08/2019

Sri Lanka leader opposed to police attending attacks inquiry Sri Lanka police say President Maithripala Sirisena is opposed to have them testify before a parliamentary inquiry into intelligence failures that preceded the Easter Sunday suicide attacks that killed more than 250 people...
11:52, 06/08/2019

UN urges public inquiry into abuse by British troops in Iraq LONDON (AP) — A U.N. committee is calling for an independent public inquiry to investigate allegations of unlawful killings and torture by British troops in Iraq. The findings deal with the period after the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003. The U.N....
18:26, 05/17/2019

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a wide range of abuses....
15:13, 06/07/2019

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation into Google over suspected infringements of European Union privacy rules.The statutory inquiry will pr...
10:52, 05/23/2019

Brazilian Police Recommend Not Charging Neymar in Rape Inquiry The police recommended closing the case, which began with a rape accusation by a Brazilian model, but prosecutors will have the final say on whether to proceed....
22:00, 07/30/2019

More than half of House Democrats on board with Trump impeachment inquiry A majority of House Democrats now supports launching an impeachment inquiry for President Trump, according to a Fox News tally -- the latest sign that Robert Mueller’s shaky testimony did little to arrest the momentum inside the caucus for that polit...
21:39, 08/02/2019

Christchurch shootings: 'real issues' not being heard by inquiry, critics say Survivors not consulted and reporters shut out of royal commission hearings into March attack that killed 51 peopleConcern is growing that New Zealand’s royal inquiry into the Christchurch massacre is lacking teeth and transparency with survivors, th...
09:52, 08/08/2019

Jacob Zuma refuses to testify before major corruption inquiry Former South African president claims he was treated unfairly during cross-examination The former South African president Jacob Zuma has refused to testify before a major corruption inquiry, claiming he was being questioned unfairly.Zuma was schedule...
18:52, 07/19/2019

South Africa’s Zuma, back at inquiry, says his life is in danger Former South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday he had received a death threat after his testimony the previous day to an inquiry on corruption....
13:00, 07/16/2019

Senator calls for inquiry into CPSC over home elevator accidents “In light of the Washington Post story, it’s time for an independent investigation of the commission’s repeated failure to do anything about this known residential elevator hazard,” Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) said in a statement....
17:13, 07/23/2019

Melco Resorts to cooperate with Australian inquiry into Crown stake Melco Resorts & Entertainment said on Friday it will cooperate with an Australian gaming regulator's inquiry into its $1.2 billion stake purchase in Crown Resorts....
08:39, 08/09/2019

Rep. Kirkpatrick speaks to House about impeachment inquiry for President Trump TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives Tuesday morning, calling for lawmakers to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Kirkpatrick, who represents Congressional District 2 of Ari...
22:13, 07/16/2019

PM ‘must launch urgent inquiry into Dominic Cummings’s reign of terror’ Ex-civil service chiefs join critics of Boris Johnson’s aide as protests against ‘coup’ spread across BritainSenior politicians, a former cabinet secretary and an ex-head of the home civil service have called for a top-level inquiry into how Boris Jo...
22:26, 08/31/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Inquiry Into Police Violence Antagonism is growing between protesters and the Hong Kong police force, which is accused of using excessively violent tactics at antigovernment demonstrations....
10:26, 07/21/2019

Qatar agrees to inquiry into death of Briton at World Cup stadium Family of Zac Cox say a British judge will look for lessons to be learned from death in 2017The Qatari organisation in charge of staging the 2022 World Cup has agreed to hold a wide-ranging inquiry led by a British judge into the death of a British w...
15:39, 07/18/2019

Neil deGrasse Tyson to keep museum job after sexual misconduct inquiry Astrophysicist was accused of behaving inappropriately with two women in an article published in November on website PatheosThe astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Na...
21:00, 07/28/2019

South Africa's Zuma tells corruption inquiry there is conspiracy against him Former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that there was a conspiracy against him and that his enemies had subjected him to a "character assassination" because they wanted him out of power....
13:00, 07/15/2019

'A conspiracy against me,' South Africa's Zuma tells corruption inquiry Former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday he was the victim of a conspiracy by enemies who had tried to get rid of him for more than 20 years....
13:00, 07/15/2019

South Africa's Zuma due back at corruption inquiry after adjournment Former South African president Jacob Zuma was due back at a public inquiry into state corruption on Friday, after his lawyers requested an adjournment because they said he was being questioned unfairly....
09:52, 07/19/2019

Sebastian Vettel calls for inquiry into Canadian Grand Prix incident • ‘I have reason not to be happy,’ says German• Ferrari faces review of Montreal decisionFerrari’s Sebastian Vettel has said he remains dissatisfied with the penalty that cost him a likely victory at the Canadian Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton was awarde...
21:13, 06/20/2019

Barr enlists intelligence chiefs for inquiry into origins of Russia investigation Attorney General William Barr is getting help from top U.S. intelligence officials in his investigation into the origins of the federal Russia investigation....
04:26, 05/15/2019

South African corruption inquiry adjourned to try to convince Zuma to testify further South Africa's deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo adjourned a public inquiry into state corruption on Friday to try to find a way to persuade former President Jacob Zuma to continue giving testimony....
12:39, 07/19/2019

Factbox: Calls mount for inquiry into death of Egypt's ex-president Mursi The death of Mohamed Mursi, modern Egypt's first democratically elected head of state, while on trial in a Cairo court, has brought an outpouring of condolences around the Middle East and calls for an investigation into his conditions....
18:39, 06/18/2019

White House Again Rejects Democrats’ Requests for Documents in Corruption Inquiry The letter from the White House counsel, Pat Cipollone, argues that Congress was not a law enforcement body and doesn’t have the standing to investigate the president....
23:13, 05/15/2019

Nuclear energy inquiry: is Angus Taylor's move logical or just for the backbench? Minister says the debate is different this time around, but critics say it’s best left to experts rather than ‘energy illiterate MPs’Political arguments about nuclear power in Australia are not new, but the energy minister, Angus Taylor, says this ti...
06:13, 08/11/2019

Presenter Jeremy Kyle asked to give evidence to UK reality TV inquiry Presenter Jeremy Kyle, whose tabloid talkshow was canceled last month by broadcaster ITV after a participant died following a recording of the program, has been asked to give evidence to a British parliamentary committee....
15:39, 06/07/2019

Police raid Catholic offices in Dallas as part of sex abuse inquiry Dallas police on Wednesday raided the local headquarters for the Catholic diocese and two other buildings associated with the church, looking for records and evidence related to a child sex abuse case, officials said....
19:39, 05/15/2019

Deadline for inquiry into Mark Norman case extended by Senate committee The committee voted 8-4 in favour of extending the deadline to Aug. 1. But that doesn't make it a done deal -- it requires formal approval for the committee to sit into the summer....
02:13, 06/18/2019

Democrat in Competitive California District Joins Call for Impeachment Inquiry Representative Katie Porter is one of the first to endorse impeachment proceedings among House Democrats who are expected to face tough re-election campaigns....
03:00, 06/18/2019

Inside Jerry Nadler's private push to open up impeachment inquiry At a frank meeting this week, House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler again lobbied to win Speaker Nancy Pelosi's support for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump....
16:13, 06/07/2019

Leaked Messages Raise Fairness Questions in Brazil Corruption Inquiry Private phone chats suggest that a prominent judge consulted with prosecutors in the Car Wash corruption investigation, which convicted a former president....
23:52, 06/10/2019

Mexico's president seeks inquiry into botched investigation of 43 missing students López Obrador makes announcement following release of alleged leader of local drug gang believed to have killed the studentsMexico’s president has promised to investigate the botched investigation into the abduction and disappearance of 43 teacher tr...
20:00, 09/04/2019

South Africa: Zuma agrees to cooperate with inquiry after threatening to withdraw Jacob Zuma's lawyers have agreed that he will respond in writing to an inquiry commission’s questions into the 'state capture' corruption scandal. Zuma had initially threatened to withdraw from the proceedings....
04:00, 07/20/2019

House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media Local journalism has been pushed “to the verge of extinction,” said a member of a committee that plans 18 months of hearings and other scrutiny of the big technology platforms....
03:26, 06/12/2019

Cypriot bishop faces hate speech inquiry over homophobic remarks Greek Orthodox cleric claimed gay men recognisable from ‘particular odour’Police in Cyprus have opened an investigation into homophobic remarks made by a controversial bishop.At the request of the island’s attorney general, investigators will examine...
07:26, 08/05/2019

Ford Says Justice Dept. Has Opened Criminal Inquiry Into Emissions Issues The carmaker said it had notified other state and federal agencies about “issues relating to road load estimations” and that it was cooperating with all government inquiries....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Justice Dept. Seeks to Question C.I.A. Officers in Russia Inquiry Review The interview plans suggest a focus in part on the intelligence agencies’ conclusion that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia intervened in 2016 on behalf of the Trump campaign....
02:52, 06/13/2019

South Africa’s Zuma threatens ANC enemies after graft inquiry adjourns Former South African president Jacob Zuma threatened enemies in his ruling African National Congress (ANC) party on Friday, after securing a concession on how he is questioned at a corruption inquiry....
17:00, 07/19/2019

Police Negligence, Doctors' Lapses Killed Tabrez Ansari, Says Inquiry Tabrez Ansari was thrashed and forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram" by a mob that accused him of stealing a motorcycle. He was beaten for hours before falling unconscious and handed over to police......
10:26, 07/12/2019

Amnesty International urges fair Egyptian inquiry into Mursi's death Amnesty International urged Egyptian authorities on Monday to investigate the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi, who died suddenly aged 67 after collapsing in court in Cairo during a trial....
21:52, 06/17/2019

Top-ranking House Democrat favors Trump impeachment inquiry – live Representative Ben Ray Luján, the assistant House speaker, endorses opening an impeachment inquiry, Politico reportsSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.16pm BST A new squad taking shape?Thank you ⁦@Liz_Cheney⁩ for the warm welcome ...
21:39, 08/19/2019

UK's Lidington: Huawei leak inquiry needed to ensure government integrity The British government's inquiry into the disclosure of secret information relating to Chinese telecoms company Huawei was needed to ensure the integrity of national security discussions, cabinet office minister David Lidington said on Thursday....
13:26, 05/02/2019

House progressive caucus urges members to back impeachment inquiry Leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus on Tuesday began urging their members as a whole to formally back an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, a move that could deliver a boost to the party’s growing pro-impeachment wing....
16:26, 09/11/2019

Fourth-ranking House Democrat backs Trump impeachment inquiry Assistant House speaker Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., announced his support for an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, saying his presidency is creating "grave national concerns."...
18:13, 08/20/2019

Trump to intelligence: ‘fully cooperate’ with inquiry into Mueller report origins President steps up effort to ‘investigate the investigators’ amid growing Democratic calls for impeachmentDonald Trump is directing the US intelligence community to “quickly and fully cooperate” with attorney general William Barr’s investigation of t...
07:26, 05/24/2019

Nancy Pelosi teases statement on impeachment inquiry – live news Sackler family face opioids court hearing in MassachusettsEric Garner case in spotlight after Democratic debateSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.52pm BST No, not Donald Trump intruding on his dignity. Well yes, metaphorically sp...
17:13, 08/02/2019

Impeachment Inquiry of Trump Intensifies as Judiciary Panel Adopts New Procedures The House Judiciary Committee set rules to explore possible impeachment of President Trump, hoping to show courts and impatient Democrats that it is building a case....
21:39, 09/12/2019

With Sunday surge, nearly half of House Democrats back impeachment inquiry Four more rank-and-file Democrats called for opening an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Sunday, inching lawmakers closer to a significant symbolic milestone: a majority of all House Democrats.Though the steadily climbing total m...
05:00, 07/29/2019

Paris Saint-Germain football boss faces corruption inquiry Nasser al-Khelaifi suspected of paying $3.5m to IAAF chief to help Qatar land world eventThe president of Paris Saint-Germain football club, Nasser al-Khelaifi, has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption, a French judicial official ...
14:00, 05/23/2019

LAPD opens internal affairs inquiry in Nipsey Hussle case Los Angeles police have opened an internal affairs investigation into why the woman who drove the getaway car in the aftermath of rapper Nipsey Hussle's killing was sent home when she tried to turn herself in during the manhunt for the shooter....
15:52, 07/02/2019

I only exchanged pleasantries with Guptas, South Africa's Ramaphosa tells inquiry South African President Cyril Ramaphosa told an inquiry into state corruption that he had met and exchanged pleasantries in the past with members of the Gupta family, friends of former president Jacob Zuma who are accused of influence-peddling....
17:39, 07/26/2019

Trump Pressed Ukraine’s Leader as Giuliani Pushed for Biden Inquiry Mr. Trump has been prodding the Ukrainian government to investigate Mr. Biden and his family, but the new whistle-blower complaint has drastically raised the stakes....
23:39, 09/20/2019

Government tries to fend off Angus Taylor inquiry with lobby group letter Minister says evidence proves he was helping ‘constituents’ when he met officials about land-clearing controversy linked to his investmentsThe government has attempted to fend off a formal inquiry into controversial meetings between Angus Taylor and ...
12:26, 07/25/2019

Rep. Cicilline: Time to open impeachment inquiry if McGahn doesn't testify Rep. David Cicilline, D-RI, is now considering proceeding with impeachment if former White House Counsel Don McGahn is a no-show to Tuesday's scheduled congressional hearing. ...
03:52, 05/21/2019

Boxing body faces Olympic inquiry team before Tokyo ruling The embattled amateur boxing federation faces an Olympic inquiry on Monday fearing it will be punished for forcing out a longtime IOC member as its president        ...
16:00, 05/18/2019

South African court sets aside arms deal inquiry findings South Africa's High Court on Wednesday set aside the findings of an inquiry that found no evidence of corruption in an arms deal in the 1990s linked to former president Jacob Zuma....
13:26, 08/21/2019

Paris prosecutor opens inquiry into whether Epstein committed crimes in France The chief prosecutor in Paris has opened a preliminary inquiry to determine whether late U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein committed any sex crimes on French territory or against any underage French victims, prosecutor Remy Heitz's office said on Friday...
22:00, 08/23/2019

Barr Assigns U.S. Attorney in Connecticut to Review Origins of Russia Inquiry The prosecutor has conducted other sensitive investigations into conduct by national security officials, including accusations of C.I.A. detainee abuse....
02:39, 05/14/2019

Epstein Suicide Inquiry Grows: Roughly 15 Jail Workers Are Subpoenaed Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide at a Manhattan jail has led to reassignments for top prison officials, and now federal grand jury subpoenas for jail employees....
02:13, 08/23/2019

Scientists renew calls for inquiry into Murray-Darling Basin plan Experts warn ‘we are wasting a huge amount of money’ with no guarantee more water is reaching the environmentThere are renewed calls for an independent commission of inquiry into the management of water flows in the Murray-Darling Basin with scientis...
04:52, 07/09/2019

Senate inquiry: U.S. Olympic Committee failed to protect athletes from sex abuse A new congressional report Tuesday laid blame on the United States Olympic Committee and Federal Bureau of Investigation for years of sexual assaults by former physician Larry Nassar against young gymnasts....
02:52, 07/31/2019

Trump Gives Attorney General Sweeping Power in Review of 2016 Campaign Inquiry In a directive, the president ordered the intelligence agencies to cooperate with the review and gave the attorney general the authority to unilaterally declassify their documents....
06:26, 05/24/2019

Barr Again Casts Doubt on Russia Inquiry’s Origins, Aligning With Trump’s Attacks Mr. Barr said his review of the investigation has turned up “inadequate” answers. But some former officials expressed concern he was deliberately undercutting it....
02:13, 05/18/2019

Pelosi says Dems will 'legislate, investigate and litigate' as more members back impeachment inquiry With a majority of her caucus now supporting impeachment, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., vowed Friday that the president would be "held accountable."...
03:39, 08/03/2019

‘You can’t put a time period on grief’: Families fear program closure after MMIWG inquiry The federal justice department launched FILU in August 2016 as part of a four-year, $16.17-million commitment to programs and community-based organizations that provide specialized victim services for MMIWG families....
23:39, 06/02/2019

'Neural revolution': Royal Society calls for inquiry into new wave of brain implants Scientists think devices could allow people to communicate telepathically or the paralysed to walk in the next decades Society must prepare for a technological revolution in which brain implants allow people to communicate by telepathy, download new ...
14:39, 09/10/2019

Canadian government inquiry: Indigenous women have been victims of ‘race-based genocide’ The commission has drawn criticism for high staff turnover and an alleged lack of transparency. Critics say the process won’t bring justice because the commission wasn’t granted the authority to compel police to reopen cold cases....
18:52, 06/03/2019

Roger Stone Is Barred From Social Media After Posts Attacking Russia Inquiry Mr. Stone, a longtime informal adviser to President Trump, had long complained about the Russia investigation online even after a judge ordered him to keep quiet....
04:39, 07/17/2019

'Crackpot stuff': Coalition MPs' call for nuclear power inquiry rejected by Greens Sarah Hanson-Young says the Nationals who have raised nuclear energy are ‘lunatic cowboys’The Greens have labelled Coalition MPs pushing for an inquiry into nuclear power as “lunatic cowboys”, pledging to block any move to overturn Australia’s nuclea...
21:26, 06/04/2019

Google targeted in antitrust inquiry by attorneys general in 48 states, DC and Puerto Rico An investigation involving 50 attorneys general will look into Google's dominance in online advertising and search traffic for anti-competitive action.       ...
01:26, 09/10/2019

Prosecutors end inquiry into 'hush money' payments by ex-Trump attorney Michael Cohen Federal prosecutors have ended an investigation into accusations the Trump Organization paid hush money to silence women who claimed sexual affairs, and documents from the inquiry will soon be made public....
20:26, 07/17/2019

Zuma tells South Africa corruption inquiry he is victim of foreign plot Former president is appearing before committee investigating allegations that he presided over vast corruption networkSouth Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma has told a judicial inquiry into corruption allegations that he is the victim of a plot b...
14:39, 07/15/2019

Senate committee votes to launch inquiry into failed prosecution of Mark Norman The Senate's national defence committee has voted 7-5 on a motion from Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais to examine the circumstances that led to the military's second-in-command being suspended and charged with breach of trust....
11:52, 05/29/2019

GOP lawmaker 'double dog dares' House Democrats to pursue Trump impeachment inquiry A House Republican issued a "double dog dare" to Democrats on the Judiciary Committee Thursday, challenging them to call a vote on the impeachment of President Donald Trump. ...
21:13, 09/12/2019

Jim Jordan Claims Vindication, but Inquiry Says Talk of Abuse at Ohio State Was Rampant An investigation into a team doctor’s sexual abuse found no hard evidence that coaches like Mr. Jordan knew, but it said dozens of other coaches acknowledged rumors of the doctor’s predatory behavior....
02:13, 05/18/2019

Defiant at inquiry, South Africa's Zuma denies breaking law with business brothers Former South African President Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that enemies had plotted to bring him down, and he had never broken the law with the business family at the center of an influence-peddling scandal....
17:26, 07/15/2019

South African corruption inquiry adjourns after Zuma’s lawyers say questioning unfair A South African judge adjourned until Friday morning a public inquiry into state corruption, after lawyers for former President Jacob Zuma said he was being questioned unfairly....
18:39, 07/17/2019

Carl Beech trial: First investigation found no lines of inquiry into VIP paedophile ring The first detective to investigate claims of a Westminster VIP paedophile ring found no lines of inquiry and gave the case the official status of "undetected", a court heard....
21:13, 05/17/2019

Senior House Democrat says support lacking for formal Trump impeachment inquiry The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday there did not appear to be support at the moment for a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump following the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on the R...
00:13, 06/06/2019

Chelsea Manning Ordered Back to Jail for Refusal to Testify in WikiLeaks Inquiry Ms. Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst who sent secret documents to WikiLeaks in 2010, had refused once again to answer questions before a grand jury....
07:00, 05/17/2019

More Than Half the Nation's State Attorneys General Could Sign on to Antitrust Inquiry Against Google The Washington Post reported on Tuesday that “more than half of the nation’s state attorneys general” have signed on to and are preparing an antitrust investigation against digital titan Google, with the paper writing the inquiry is “scheduled to be ...
10:26, 09/04/2019

Secret texts cast light on UK's early role in Trump-Russia inquiry Senior MI5 and FBI officials shared concerns about ‘our strange situation’ in 2016Two of the most senior intelligence officials in the US and UK privately shared concerns about “our strange situation” as the FBI launched its 2016 investigation into w...
13:13, 07/30/2019

‘A witch hunt’: Critics question intentions of Kenney’s anti-oil sands inquiry Political commentator Sandy Garossino is skeptical of the inquiry's intentions. "This is all about discrediting opponents of the pipeline," she said....
02:52, 07/06/2019

Angus Taylor grasslands saga: Centre Alliance's Rex Patrick backs inquiry Senator says it became ‘an area of concern’ after reading reports by the Guardian of FOI documents into the matterSenator Rex Patrick has announced Centre Alliance will support an inquiry into controversial meetings between Angus Taylor and the envir...
09:00, 07/28/2019

Centre Orders Inquiry In Recent Fire Incidents In MTNL, BSNL Buildings The government on Tuesday ordered a high-level inquiry into the fire incidents in MTNL and BSNL buildings in Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata, and asked the two firms to conduct fresh fire and safety audits......
21:26, 07/23/2019

Tech firms to give secret evidence at child sexual abuse inquiry Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google will make submissions as inquiry looks at online abuseFacebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google are to give secret evidence to the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse as it examines the growing problem of onl...
16:52, 05/13/2019

Paris prosecutor opens child rape inquiry linked to Epstein case Investigation to focus on potential crimes against citizens in France and abroadThe chief Paris prosecutor has announced that he is opening an investigation into the rape of minors and a series of other charges linked to the Jeffrey Epstein case.A st...
22:52, 08/23/2019

Barr vows Epstein inquiry will continue as new questions about jail conditions emerge Barr under pressure to explain apparent lapses in protocolAttorney general: ‘Any co-conspirators should not rest easy’William Barr, the attorney general, has criticised “serious irregularities” at the Metropolitan correctional center (MCC) in New Yor...
02:13, 08/13/2019

Tipping point? Nearly half of House Democrats support Trump impeachment inquiry Nearly half of House Democrats are now on board with an impeachment inquiry, in a sign that Robert Mueller's faltering testimony last week did little to dissuade lawmakers who had been on the fence about activating the highly controversial process ag...
20:00, 07/31/2019

British inquiry: Oxfam GB covered up sexual abuse at Haitian camps after quake A British charity covered up reports that its workers sexually exploited young Haitian girls and women in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, the Charity Commission found....
16:52, 06/11/2019

Mueller suggests ongoing counterintelligence investigations stem from his special counsel inquiry Robert Mueller hinted at the existence of an ongoing FBI counterintelligence investigations stemming from his inquiry into Russian election interference and possible Trump campaign involvement in 2016, although the former special counsel was sparse o...
08:39, 07/25/2019

CO2 leaks, phone chargers and lots more: Boat-blaze inquiry looks at multiple potential causes It’s a painstaking wait for dozens of mourners convalescing in Santa Barbara. They’re waiting for the loved ones to be officially identified and pronounced dead, and they are waiting for authorities to piece together how and why they were unable to f...
03:13, 09/06/2019

‘Squad’ member Pressley pushing Kavanaugh impeachment inquiry, despite allegation concerns Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., one of the four freshman congresswomen known collectively as the “Squad,” is planning Tuesday to introduce a resolution seeking an impeachment inquiry into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, despite reluctance from ...
16:26, 09/17/2019

Proposed Bill Wants Tech Companies To Pay Out the Nose if DOJ Inquiry Uncovers Antitrust Violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal proposed antitrust legislation Friday that, if passed, could give the Justice Department’s recently launched probe into monopoly concerns among big tech companies some serious teeth if any violations...
00:39, 08/04/2019

Rep. Justin Amash quits Republican Party, sought impeachment inquiry of Trump U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, who is the only Republican in Congress backing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, said on the Fourth of July he is declaring his independence from the GOP....
18:13, 07/04/2019

Suit filed against de Blasio seeks ‘judicial inquiry’ into Eric Garner’s death Eric Garner’s mother and sister filed suit Tuesday to force a “judicial inquiry” into claims that Mayor Bill de Blasio and other officials violated and neglected their duties to fully investigate Garner’s fatal 2014 arrest. The Manhattan Supreme Cour...
07:00, 08/28/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN climate summit, UN chief condemns deadly Afghan bus attack and UN agriculture agency chief marks last ...
01:39, 08/01/2019

Conservative MPs call for inquiry as veterans, families seek acknowledgement in malaria drug lawsuit Mefloquine is an anti-malarial drug used by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) since 1992 in deployments including Somalia, Congo, Rwanda and Afghanistan....
11:13, 06/20/2019

School reopens inquiry into teens giving Nazi salute as new clips emerge, reports say Videos appear to show students marching with German flag and wrapping themselves in Confederate flagSchool officials in southern California are reportedly reopening an investigation into a group of high school students seen giving Nazi salutes on vid...
04:39, 08/22/2019

'It is not a witch-hunt': Mueller defends Trump-Russia inquiry findings – video highlights The former US special counsel Robert Mueller insisted on Wednesday that Donald Trump was not exonerated by his report into Russian interference in the 2016 US election and denied his investigation was a 'witch-hunt'. Mueller said the US president cou...
01:00, 07/25/2019

Here are the 108 congressional Democrats and 9 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has ...
02:26, 08/03/2019

A majority of House Democrats back impeachment inquiry of Trump, according to an analysis by The Washington Post Amid growing support for impeachment, House Speaker Pelosi said the president “will be held accountable” but stopped short of endorsing formal proceedings....
22:52, 08/02/2019

Dem leader Hoyer flip-flops on whether 'impeachment inquiry' is ongoing, contradicting Nadler's claims Contradicting his colleagues, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., declared Wednesday that Congress is not engaged in any kind of "impeachment inquiry" -- before reversing course hours later in a "clarifying" press statement....
22:26, 09/11/2019

Who is John Durham? Prosecutor tapped for Russia probe inquiry known as 'aggressive, tireless and fair' U.S. Attorney John Durham, the longtime lawman tapped to investigate the origins of the Russia investigation, is no stranger to high-stakes assignments that might not make him popular in federal law enforcement circles. ...
21:52, 05/15/2019

Senate’s inquiry of Trump and Russia will divulge more on election interference than Mueller’s probe did, chairman says The Intelligence Committee’s work is nonetheless expected to dovetail with the special counsel’s findings in some areas, namely a final verdict on the question of collusion....
04:13, 05/08/2019

House Foreign Affairs chair Eliot Engel announces support for impeachment inquiry House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., announced Tuesday that he supports opening a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump....
05:13, 07/31/2019

Here are the 78 congressional Democrats and 8 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has ...
00:52, 06/22/2019

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses....
00:39, 06/08/2019

Reading scaffolding collapse: Union demands inquiry after three people injured in demolition site incident Britain's biggest trade union has demanded health and safety inspectors launch an urgent inquiry into a scaffolding collapse that left three people in hospital....
07:39, 08/02/2019

Pelosi's deputy backs Trump impeachment inquiry, cites 'grave national security concerns' Assistant Speaker of the House Ben Ray Luján, D-N.M., became the highest ranking Democrat in the House to support moving forward with impeachment proceedings against President Trump, claiming that Trump is “abdicating his responsibility to defend our...
21:13, 08/19/2019

Reports that casino money laundering dates to 1990s more proof public inquiry is needed: B.C. Greens Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver pointed to Global News reports showing money laundering in B.C. casinos goes back to the NDP governments of the 1990s....
06:26, 05/02/2019

Deadly motorcycle crash hits courts: Lawmakers suspend inquiry into motor vehicle agency The June 21 crash that killed seven in has already led to the suspension of over 1,600 licenses. It could soon have more legal ramifications as well.        ...
00:13, 07/23/2019

Nearly half of House Democrats back impeachment inquiry of Trump, amplified by calls from presidential candidates The push to oust Trump was also accelerated by Mueller’s testimony confirming that the president could be charged with obstruction of justice after he leaves office....
04:52, 08/02/2019

Congressional Democrats plan to launch inquiry into Trump’s alleged role in scheme to silence affair accusations The House Judiciary Committee is preparing to hold hearings on payments made in 2016 to two women who claimed they had affairs with Trump years earlier....
08:26, 09/03/2019

British Government Apologizes For Diplomatic Memos Labeling Trump Administration ‘Inept,’ Begins Inquiry Into Leak (LONDON) — The British government was hunting Monday for the source of a leak of diplomatic cables from Britain’s ambassador in Washington that branded President Donald Trump’s administration “dysfunctional” and “i...
17:52, 07/08/2019

Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry seeks significant legal reforms, calls out ‘appalling apathy’ The inquiry report is the result of a years-long study by commissioners who were asked to probe systemic causes of violence against Indigenous women and girls and make recommendations on resolving them....
21:52, 06/01/2019

Syria says it does not want to fight with Turkey Syria does not want to see fighting with Turkey, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, after Turkey said one of its posts in Syria's Idlib region was attacked from an area controlled by Syrian government forces....
10:00, 06/18/2019

Germany's Syria conundrum What is Germany willing to do to stabilize Syria? Will it prolong its anti-IS mandate? How does its large Syrian community affect matters? Ahead of the mandate's expiration, German lawmakers are debating the way forward....
18:13, 09/03/2019

Hezbollah cut down its forces in Syria: Nasrallah Iran-backed Hezbollah has reduced its forces in Syria as fighting died down though it still has fighters all over the country, its leader said on Friday....
04:13, 07/13/2019

U.S. says Iranian oil tanker headed toward Syria Turkey said on Friday that an Iranian oil tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran was headed to Lebanon's waters, but the United States later said the ship was sailing to Syria....
04:39, 08/31/2019

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at an alarming level in the past year. The 67 verifie...
19:52, 04/28/2019

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

UN official says over 100,000 detained and missing in Syria Reports suggest that more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the 8-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday...
01:52, 08/08/2019

UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released if Tehran guaranteed that the tanker would not go to Syria....
20:13, 07/13/2019

What ‘Victory’ Looks Like: A Journey Through Shattered Syria On an eight-day visit, New York Times journalists given rare access to Syria found ruin, grief and generosity. What was missing after eight years of civil war? Young men and a middle class....
03:52, 08/21/2019

Dallas man charged with joining IS in Syria A federal judge indicted a Texas man Thursday for traveling to Syria to aid the terrorist organization Islamic State, the Department of Justice said....
12:52, 08/02/2019

More than 100,000 people detained, missing in Syria: UN Reports suggest that more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday....
15:26, 08/08/2019

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on a post-war constitution, once considered a priority for new elections....
02:13, 06/28/2019

Syria's Raqqa rocked by explosions: NGO Syria's northern city of Raqqa, a former stronghold of the "Islamic State" (IS) group, has been hit by two bomb blasts, killing 10 people, said a rights watchdog. No one has so far claimed responsibility for the attacks....
02:13, 06/02/2019

Syria: At least seven children killed in yet another airstrike According to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), at least seven children were killed in an airstrike against displaced civilians on Saturday on the village of Mhambel, in the outskirts of Idlib, in northwest Syria. News reports state that over 20 civili...
01:52, 07/08/2019

Children buried by bombing in Syria Rescue workers pull 12-year-old Nour Faham from the dust, rubble and twisted metal that was his home, struck Monday morning by a Syrian government air force bomb in the northeastern town of Ariha....
06:26, 06/01/2019

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
18:26, 05/22/2019

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
00:00, 05/21/2019

Air strikes kill 11 in Syria's Idlib: Observatory Air strikes killed at least 11 people in rebel-held northwestern Syria on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported, and the Syrian state news agency said the army had repelled an attack by militants in the area....
22:13, 07/21/2019

UN Syria commission: Conflict in Idlib could be catastrophe The head of the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria is warning that an all-out conflict in the last major rebel stronghold in Idlib province “could generate an unimaginable human rights and humanitarian catastrophe.”...
20:52, 05/09/2019

West must be in 'driver's seat' for Syria reconstruction: HRW Western donors must ensure that humanitarian aid and any future reconstruction assistance in Syria do not fuel repression or benefit "cronies" of President Bashar al-Assad, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Friday....
12:39, 06/28/2019

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies needed to provide technical support for the Kurdish-led opposition....
09:13, 07/07/2019

Novartis says did not export dual-use chemicals to Syria Novartis did not export dual-use chemicals to a Syrian partner, the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday, amid scrutiny of shipments by German chemicals distributor Brenntag via a Swiss subsidiary in 2014....
15:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. will act if Iranian tanker tries to deliver oil to Syria: Pompeo The United States will take every action it can to prevent an Iranian tanker sailing in the Mediterranean from delivering oil to Syria in contravention of U.S. sanctions, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned on Tuesday....
03:26, 08/21/2019

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opposition activists and a war monitoring group. The airstrike took place in the town of Maaret al-Numan...
12:00, 07/22/2019

UK F-35 fighters fly missions from Cyprus over Syria, Iraq Britain’s defense secretary says the country’s most advanced military aircraft, the Lightning F-35B, has flown its first missions over Syria and Iraq as part of the ongoing operations against remnants of the Islamic State group...
10:26, 06/25/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet says 55,000 linked to IS in Syria, Iraq should be tried or freed U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that 55,000 captured Islamic State fighters, including foreigners, and their families detained in Syria and Iraq should face fair prosecution or be freed....
12:13, 06/24/2019

Air strikes kill 18 in Syria's Idlib: Observatory Air strikes killed at least 18 people, including seven children, in rebel-held Idlib region in northwestern Syria on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported....
01:13, 07/22/2019

In Syria's Aleppo, the customers are back in the bathhouse Swaddled in white towels, the Mansour and Wafai families sat in an arched alcove of Aleppo's Bab al-Ahmar public bathhouse, reviving their once-weekly tradition after years of war in Syria....
19:52, 05/09/2019

Gibraltar detains oil tanker headed for Syria The tanker is believed to have been transporting crude oil from Iran to Syria, which would violate both US and EU sanctions. Iran has summoned the British ambassdor to Tehran over the incident....
23:00, 07/04/2019

A Journey to Explore What ‘Victory’ Looks Like in a Shattered Syria On an eight-day visit, New York Times journalists given rare access to Syria found ruin, grief and generosity. What was missing after eight years of civil war? Young men and a middle class....
17:52, 08/20/2019

Syria-bound oil tanker detained in Gibraltar The government of Gibraltar says it has detained a large tanker that is believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Iranian crude oil to war-ravaged Syria....
10:52, 07/04/2019

Blast kills three in Syria's Sweida: governor A rigged motorcycle exploded in Syria's Sweida city, which the government controls, killing three people and injuring seven others on Wednesday night, an official there said....
07:26, 07/04/2019

Syria says air defenses foil missile strike Syrian air defenses identified a missile that was fired toward the city of Masyaf near Hama late on Thursday and destroyed it before it hit its target, a Syrian military source said....
02:00, 08/16/2019

Autonomous killer drones set to be used by Turkey in Syria Turkey is to become the first nation to use drones able to find, track and kill people without human intervention, when it deploys them in Syria in a few months...
17:39, 09/20/2019

Syria fighting escalates in last opposition stronghold Fighting between pro-Assad forces and the opposition in northwestern Syria Tuesday marked a new wave of violence in the region, forcing civilians to again flee for their lives....
20:13, 05/07/2019

Russia says it is concerned about Israeli strikes on Syria Russia is concerned about Israeli airforce strikes on Syria and believes they could pose a threat to regional stability, its foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
18:52, 07/02/2019

Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three Turkey said a Syrian government air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian troops advanced on rebels in a key town....
17:13, 08/19/2019

US Syria envoy: President Trump was 'misunderstood' Conflict Zone confronts Donald Trump's envoy to Syria, James Jeffrey, on the president's decision to withdraw troops from the country. The move shocked allies, Congress and even members of his own administration....
23:39, 09/18/2019

ISIS Is Regaining Strength in Iraq and Syria Five months after its territorial defeat, the Islamic State is conducting guerrilla attacks as defense officials acknowledge that the terrorist group is here to stay....
01:39, 08/20/2019

Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar British Royal Marines and officials in Gibraltar have detained a supertanker suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria, in breach of EU sanctions, the government of Gibraltar said....
11:52, 07/04/2019

Australia says 8 Australian children to return from Syria Australia’s prime minister says 8 Australian offspring of 2 slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first organized repatriation from the conflict zone...
07:13, 06/24/2019

Syria says sabotage damaged underwater oil pipelines Syria’s oil ministry says five underwater pipelines have been damaged and put out of order as a result of a sabotage attack off the coastal town of Banias...
19:52, 06/23/2019

UK may help release Iranian oil tanker if it gets Syria guarantee Jeremy Hunt asked Iran for assurance that detained ship Grace 1 will not go to SyriaForeign minister Jeremy Hunt said he told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if there we...
22:52, 07/13/2019

An American Family Detained in Syria Is Sent Back to the U.S. A family of two women and six children were among some 12,000 foreigners affiliated with the Islamic State who are being held in detention camps across northeastern Syria....
21:39, 06/05/2019

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and causing damage to buildings and equipment at the T4 air base....
19:52, 06/03/2019

Syria Hold India To 1-1 Draw In Intercontinental Cup Having lost both their previous matches to Tajikistan and North Korea, India were already out of contention for a spot in the final while Syria needed a win to get there....
07:00, 07/17/2019

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's role in Syria....
14:00, 06/02/2019

Criminals in Syria to have sentences cut under Assad amnesty Criminals in Syria, including those convicted of some of the most serious offences, will have their sentences cut as part of an amnesty by President Bashar al Assad....
02:13, 09/16/2019

UN says war crimes may have been committed by US, Russian forces in Syria GENEVA – Airstrikes by US-led coalition forces in Syria have killed or wounded many civilians, indicating that required precautions were ignored and war crimes may have been committed, United Nations investigators said on Wednesday. Syrian gove...
23:26, 09/11/2019

Hunting Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to justice....
17:00, 05/21/2019

Lawmakers Call on Trump for a New U.S. Policy in Syria Hundreds of lawmakers led by senior members of the House and Senate foreign policy committees have written to President Trump calling for a new U.S. strategy in Syria to counter Russia and Iran, deter terrorists and safeguard Israel....
05:26, 05/21/2019

Watchdog: IS 'resurging' as U.S. troops leave Syria Five months after losing the last of its territory in Syria and amid a withdrawal of U.S. troops, the Islamic State is "resurging," a Pentagon watchdog said....
12:39, 08/07/2019

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrorists, according to Moscow’s top diplomat....
22:39, 06/10/2019

| Clashes kill more than 100 fighters in northwest Syria More than 100 fighters were killed in clashes between regime and jihadist-led forces in northwest Syria, a war monitor said, as violence raged on the edge of an opposition bastion despite a September truce deal....
16:52, 07/13/2019

My gay son: 'The family said we should send him to Syria for conversion therapy' Could an ‘outrageously heterosexual’ father handle his eldest child coming out at 16?Sam Khalaf and his son Riyadh used to call themselves the two musketeers. When Riyadh was growing up in Bray, south of Dublin, they were inseparable. Like twins or b...
09:00, 06/22/2019