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At least 17 Niger soldiers killed in ambush: government spokesman

Gunmen killed at least 17 Nigerien troops in an ambush near the Malian border, where several jihadist groups are active, and another 11 soldiers are missing, a ...

At least 17 Niger soldiers killed in ambush: government spokesman

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17 soldiers killed in Niger, 11 said missing after ambush NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Niger’s defense ministry says 17 soldiers have been killed and 11 are missing after an ambush by jihadists. The attack took place on Tuesday not far from the volatile border with Mali where Islamic extremists are known to o...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Niger soldiers Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for an attack on Niger soldiers near the Mali border, the group’s Amaq news agency said, without providing evidence....
16:39, 05/16/2019

Four killed in ambush on Catholic parade Four people were killed and a statue of the Virgin Mary was destroyed in an attack on parishioners during a religious procession in Burkina Faso, church officials told CNN on Wednesday....
17:52, 05/15/2019

Four killed in ambush on Catholic parade in Burkina Faso Four people were killed and a statue of the Virgin Mary was destroyed in an attack on parishioners during a religious procession in Burkina Faso, church officials told CNN on Wednesday....
19:52, 05/15/2019

UK government still preparing for 'no deal' Brexit - PM May's spokesman The British government is continuing to make preparations for leaving the European Union without a deal, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday....
18:26, 05/14/2019

UK government and Labour continue to seek to agree way forward on Brexit: spokesman The British government and opposition Labour Party continue to seek to agree a way forward on Britain's exit from the European Union, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May's office said following the latest round of talks....
22:26, 05/13/2019

Lebanese government to tighten soldiers' eligibility for frontline benefits The Lebanese government said on Friday that only soldiers serving at the frontline with Israel would benefit from a financial incentive that was designed for frontline troops but has been widely applied....
23:39, 05/10/2019

Egypt: 5 soldiers killed, dozens of militants die in Sinai CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egypt says five soldiers and dozens of militants were killed in recent clashes in the country’s restive northern Sinai Peninsula. Military spokesman Tamer al-Rifai issued a statement on Thursday saying the five slain troops ...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Pakistani officials: 4 soldiers killed in 2 attacks in north PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security officials say suspected militants have launched two separate gun attacks on security convoys in the country’s northwest, killing four soldiers and wounding 10 others. The officials say the ambushes c...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Official: Taliban overrun 2 outposts, 15 soldiers killed KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban have launched an assault on two security outposts in western Badghis province, killing 15 security personnel in the latest in a series of deadly attacks targeting the country’s belea...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Islamic State claims it killed 10 soldiers in northeastern Nigeria Islamic State (IS) killed 10 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Magumeri, the group claimed through its news agency AMAQ on Saturday....
00:39, 05/05/2019

Two French soldiers killed rescuing hostages in west Africa Macron expresses thanks after French, South Korean and US nationals freed in Burkina FasoFrench commandos have rescued four western hostages who had been seized by a militant group in Burkina Faso, in a “complex” operation in which two French special...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Two French soldiers killed in rescue of four hostages in Burkina Faso Two French soldiers were killed in a night-time rescue of four foreign hostages including two French citizens from the clutches of a militant group described as "terrorists" by the military....
16:39, 05/10/2019

France honors soldiers killed freeing hostages in Africa PARIS (AP) — France is honoring two special forces officers killed in an operation that freed four hostages held in Burkina Faso. The French public was invited to line the Alexander III Bridge in central Paris as the funeral cortege passed slowly for...
12:39, 05/14/2019

Islamic State claims it killed 11 soldiers in northeastern Nigeria Islamic State (IS) killed 11 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Gajiganna, the group claimed through its news agency AMAQ on Saturday....
22:39, 05/11/2019

Two French soldiers killed freeing four captives in West Africa PARIS — Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed four people from the U.S., France and South Korea who were kidnapped in neighboring Benin. In a statement Friday, French Presid...
01:00, 05/11/2019

French soldiers killed while freeing tourists in West Africa PARIS (AP) — Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed two French tourists and two others kidnapped in neighboring Benin. In a statement Friday, French President Emmanuel Macron...
13:13, 05/10/2019

3 Hostages Rescued From Burkina Faso "Hell", 2 French Soldiers Killed Three hostages freed by French commandos from terrorists in Burkina Faso arrived in Paris on Saturday, expressing sorrow at the death of two French soldiers in the rescue operation....
04:26, 05/12/2019

Nine soldiers killed in south Libya attack on Haftar camp: hospital Nine soldiers were killed on Saturday in an attack claimed by Islamic State on a training camp belonging to the eastern Libyan forces of Khalifa Haftar, hospital authorities said....
16:13, 05/04/2019

2 French Soldiers Killed Freeing American and 3 Other Hostages in West Africa (PARIS) — Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed four people from the U.S., France and South Korea who were kidnapped in neighboring Benin. In a statement Friday, Frenc...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says 7 soldiers killed in military helicopter crash CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says 7 soldiers killed in military helicopter crash....
08:39, 05/05/2019

Four Turkish soldiers killed by cross-border Kurdish militant attacks: ministry Four Turkish soldiers were killed and two others wounded in two separate cross-border attacks by Kurdish militants on Saturday, the defense ministry said, adding that the army had retaliated in both cases....
19:52, 05/04/2019

Eight soldiers killed in attack on Haftar camp in south Libya: municipality head Eight soldiers were killed on Saturday in an attack on a training camp belonging to the eastern Libyan armed forces of Khalifa Haftar in the southern city of Sebha, the head of the local municipality said, without identifying the assailants....
11:39, 05/04/2019

American hostage among four freed in western Africa following French special forces raid; two soldiers killed An American is among of group of four hostages who have been freed in Western Africa following a French special forces military operation, the European country’s government announced Friday....
15:39, 05/10/2019

710 fighters of Libya's official government killed since beginning of battle for Tripoli Seven hundred and 10 fighters of the internationally recognized Libyan government in Tripoli have been killed since the beginning of the battle for the capital, the government said in a statement....
19:52, 05/04/2019

Police: 5 shot, wounded in Philadelphia ambush by 3 teens PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say five men were shot and wounded after being ambushed by three teenagers in north Philadelphia. Police said three males broke away from a group of 10 or 11 males walking down a street just before 5:30 p.m. Friday, an...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Oil tanker explosion kills at least 55 people in Niger An oil tanker explosion in Niger killed at least 55 people, some of whom were trying to collect spilled fuel after the vehicle overturned, authorities say....
15:52, 05/07/2019

| 'Terrorist' attack on high-security Niger prison foiled Authorities in Niger have foiled a "terrorist" attack on a high-security prison near the capital Niamey, Interior Minister Mohamed Bazoum says on Twitter....
08:52, 05/14/2019

Germany's Merkel set to visit Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to West Africa this week, visiting Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger to express Germany's commitment to stability and developmental cooperation in the region and support for the countries' fight against extremism...
15:13, 04/29/2019

Niger population’s suffering ‘increasing with each passing month’: UN Refugee Agency An upsurge of violence in the south-east of Niger means that the population’s suffering is increasing “with each passing month,” a UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) spokesperson warned on Tuesday, at a press briefing in Geneva. In March alone, some 88 civili...
18:13, 04/28/2019

California man arrested after violent purse snatching captured on video in string of 'ambush' attacks A man in Northern California has been arrested after a violent purse snatching captured the moment a woman and her daughter were dragged down a flight of stairs earlier this month, officials announced....
18:00, 05/15/2019

UK PM May's spokesman: No way forward yet in Brexit talks with Labour The British government has yet to find a way forward in talks with the opposition Labour Party on how to reach a compromise Brexit deal, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Monday....
14:13, 04/29/2019

Ministers agree UK must get Brexit law through by summer: PM's spokesman British ministers agreed on Tuesday to continue talks with the opposition Labour Party but underlined the government must get Brexit legislation passed before lawmakers go on their summer break, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said....
17:39, 05/14/2019

CNN's Jake Tapper: Trump gives Putin's POV like 'the spokesman for the Kremlin' CNN anchor Jake Tapper slammed President Trump over the phone conversation he had with Russian President Vladimir Putin, telling a panel that he shares Putin's perspective as if he's "the spokesman for the Kremlin."...
02:26, 05/04/2019

UK PM May regrets Britain will hold European elections - spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May regrets that Britain will hold European Parliament elections and is determined to find a way to get a Brexit deal through, her spokesman said on Wednesday....
17:52, 05/07/2019

UK investigated Huawei leak because it came from top intel briefing: UK PM spokesman The British government needed to investigate the disclosure of secret information relating to Chinese telecoms company Huawei because it came from a classified intelligence briefing, the prime minister's spokesman said on Thursday....
13:26, 05/02/2019

Iran plans no changes to nuclear centrifuges, IAEA ties: spokesman Iran has no plans to launch centrifuge machines able to enrich uranium at higher capacity or to alter its relations with the U.N. nuclear watchdog, the spokesman for its civilian nuclear agency was quoted as saying on Thursday....
14:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Spokesman: House speaker ethics report not final NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on an ethics review of Tennessee’s House speaker (all times local): 12:15 p.m. A Republican House spokesman says Speaker Glen Casada has not seen an ethics panel’s work that another lawmaker has accused ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Pepsi withdraws lawsuit against 4 Indian potato farmers- spokesman PepsiCo Inc said on Thursday it will withdraw its lawsuit against four Indian potato farmers accused of infringing its patent, a PepsiCo India spokesman said....
16:13, 05/02/2019

U.S. Treasury chief to plan for trade meeting in China soon: spokesman U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will plan for another trade meeting in China at some point soon, a Treasury spokesman said on Tuesday, adding to President Donald Trump's earlier statements that U.S. dialogue with Beijing was continuing....
00:13, 05/15/2019

UK PM May talks to Northern Irish leaders about restoring executive: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to the leaders of Northern Irish parties on Monday about talks to try to restore a devolved government in the province, her spokesman said....
18:39, 05/13/2019

Message of local UK elections is sort out Brexit: Labour's finance spokesman The message from the early results of local elections in England is that Britain's exit from the European Union needs to be resolved, the finance spokesman of the opposition Labour Party said on Friday....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Sudan's military rulers respond on constitutional document: opposition spokesman The main group spearheading protests in Sudan said on Tuesday that the country's ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC) had responded to its plans for an interim government structure, and it would announce its position once it had studied the rep...
22:00, 05/07/2019

NewsBreak: Turkish president’s spokesman calls invalidated Istanbul mayoral election a ‘victory for democracy’ ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — NewsBreak: Turkish president’s spokesman calls invalidated Istanbul mayoral election a ‘victory for democracy’...
01:26, 05/07/2019

Myanmar troops kill 6, detain scores in Rakhine over suspected rebel links: military spokesman Myanmar security forces shot dead at least six people in the troubled western state of Rakhine on Thursday, after soldiers and police detained hundreds of people at a school, a military spokesman said....
14:52, 05/02/2019

Myanmar troops kill six, detain scores in Rakhine over suspected rebel links: military spokesman Myanmar security forces shot dead at least six people in the troubled western state of Rakhine on Thursday, after soldiers and police detained hundreds of people at a school, a military spokesman said....
16:52, 05/02/2019

Israel says 2 soldiers wounded by gunfire from Gaza GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military says two soldiers have been wounded by gunshots from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. The army said Friday the soldiers were moderately and lightly wounded, respectively. Israeli aircraft hit a Hamas ...
20:13, 05/03/2019

Sixth round of U.S., Taliban peace talks begin today: Taliban spokesman American and Taliban officials are meeting on Wednesday in Qatar to resume talks aimed at ending a 17-year war in Afghanistan, a Taliban official said....
06:39, 05/01/2019

UK PM May to meet Labour's Corbyn for Brexit talks later on Tuesday: Labour spokesman The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, will meet Prime Minister Theresa May later on Tuesday to discuss the impasse in their Brexit talks, a Labour spokesman said....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Attacks in Pakistani province kill 3 soldiers, 2 coalminers A Pakistani local official says three soldiers and two coalminers were killed in attacks in the country's volatile southwestern Baluchistan province....
11:13, 05/10/2019

2 Maltese soldiers arrested in drive-by slaying of migrant Malta's prime minister has announced that two armed forces members have been arrested in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting of a migrant from Ivory Coast....
20:52, 05/18/2019

GOP lawmaker: US soldiers threatened with kidnapping and killing in Iran The decision to bolster U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf was made after a Hezbollah proxy group received instructions to kill and kidnap U.S. soldiers, according to Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas....
06:13, 05/18/2019

Germany to train Saudi soldiers despite Yemen war concerns Seven Saudi soldiers are to receive officer's training from the German military starting in July. But some lawmakers have accused the German government of turning a blind eye to Saudi's brutal campaign in Yemen....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Israeli soldiers shoot blindfolded, handcuffed Palestinian as he tried to flee Israeli soldiers shot a blindfolded, handcuffed Palestinian teenager who had been arrested on suspicion of taking part in disturbances as he tried to flee....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Newly appointed Thai Senate includes many soldiers, police Thailand’s newly appointed 250-member Senate, which will play a crucial role in selecting the country’s next prime minister, will have more than 100 members of the police and military who have wielded power since a 2014 coup ousted an elected governm...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Trump may pardon US soldiers accused or convicted of war crimes – report New York Times says pardons could come around Memorial DayNavy Seal and Green Beret accused of killing unarmed civiliansDonald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several US military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, in...
07:26, 05/19/2019

Trump: Mexican soldiers 'probably' used confrontation with US troops as a diversion for smugglers "Better not happen again! We are now sending ARMED SOLDIERS to the Border," the president wrote in a post on Twitter. "Mexico is not doing nearly enough in apprehending & returning!"...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Benin: Soldiers shoot at protesters in post-election unrest Footage of the demonstrations shows security services firing their guns and water cannons at crowds. Activists have warned of deteriorating freedoms in the long-stable West African nation....
01:52, 05/03/2019

Retired Lebanese soldiers picket central bank over cuts Retired soldiers in Lebanon, concerned about any pension or benefit cuts as the government debates a draft budget, started picketing the Central Bank building late on Sunday, saying they aimed to stop workers from entering on Monday morning....
02:26, 05/13/2019

Maduro tells soldiers to fight 'coup plotters' after May Day clashes One person was killed and dozens injured during May Day clashes, according to human rights monitors. More than 150 people were arrested, the government and human rights organisations said....
17:26, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka soldiers patrol areas hit by anti-Muslim violence Sri Lankan soldiers in armored vehicles on Tuesday patrolled towns hit by sectarian violence this week as residents recalled how Muslims had hid in paddy fields to escape mobs attacking their homes and shops....
14:13, 05/14/2019

Beast from the east: Indian soldiers reckon they've found Yeti footprints Mountaineers from the Indian army on a expedition in Nepal have found mysterious large footprints in the snow that they think belong to the Yeti, or the abominable snowman, the military said on Tuesday....
16:26, 04/30/2019

France honors soldiers who died during hostage rescue in Burkina Faso An American woman who was taken hostage in Burkina Faso was nearly handed over to al-Qaida militants before she was rescued by U.S. commandos, a French military officer said Tuesday....
18:52, 05/14/2019

Carcassonne: Europe’s Largest Medieval Fortified City Was Defended by Straw Soldiers Carcassonne is Europe’s largest fortified city that still stands today. It is located in Aude, a department in the southern French region of Occitanie. ...
22:13, 05/02/2019

U.S. Halts Recovery of Remains of Missing Soldiers Amid Impasse With North Korea U.S. officials are pausing efforts to recover the remains of American solders who went missing in the Korean War, citing a lack of cooperation from North Korea after a failed summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jung Un in late February. ...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Germany, Netherlands stop training Iraqi soldiers as tensions rise between US-Iran Germany and the Netherlands have halted all training missions in Iraq as tensions continue to rise between the US and Iran, which supports proxy militias there. The countries announced the move Wednesday just hours after the US ordered all non-essent...
00:52, 05/16/2019

‘Need more soldiers’: Venezuela’s Guaidó says opposition overestimated military support before failed uprising In an interview with The Washington Post, Guaidó left open the option of considering possible U.S. military intervention alongside Venezuelan forces....
02:13, 05/05/2019

Hostages freed in Burkina Faso offer condolences to families of fallen French soldiers Hostages freed by French commandos from militants in Burkina Faso offered their condolences on Saturday to the families of the two French soldiers killed in the rescue operation....
21:39, 05/11/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Calls for Military Uprising as Soldiers Liberate Key Political Prisoner Juan Guaidó, the leader of Venezuela’s opposition-held parliament, has taken to the streets of Caracas with a small group of soldiers, calling for a military uprising against authoritarian president Nicolás Maduro and declaring th...
14:39, 04/30/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido calls for military uprising while flanked by soldiers at Caracas airbase: ‘The moment is now’ Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising, saying he has begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
13:00, 04/30/2019

GOP lawmaker on Iran threat: Directive was to 'kill and kidnap American soldiers' An Iranian military leader told proxy militias: 'We are getting ready to have a proxy war and target Americans,' a top GOP lawmaker said Friday.        ...
22:13, 05/17/2019

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the bodyMost air pollution is produced by the burning of fossil fuels and waste, and this is the focus of...
11:52, 05/17/2019

Venezuela government takes CNN and BBC off the air CNN was taken off the air by the Venezuelan government on Tuesday moments after the network broadcast a feed that showed military vehicles running over protestors in Caracas....
10:13, 05/01/2019

| Mali gets new government after protests Mali's president has named a new government after its predecessor resigned last month amid widespread protests over an upsurge of deadly inter-communal violence, a presidency statement said....
08:13, 05/07/2019

What happens next as Spain's Socialists try to form government Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's Socialists won a national election on Sunday but failed to gain a parliamentary majority. Sanchez will now seek partners to form a new government....
14:13, 04/29/2019

Mexican government to run construction of new oil refinery Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says that international companies invited to bid on the construction of a new oil refinery did not meet requirements for cost and time, so the government will take on the project...
22:52, 05/09/2019

U.S. pulls some government employees from Iraq Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces....
11:26, 05/15/2019

Over 18,000 government posts up for grabs in Philippines More than 18,000 government posts are up for grabs in elections in the Philippines on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte is not on the ballot, but the vote is widely viewed as a referendum on his controversial rule, which has entailed a brutal crackdo...
19:26, 05/11/2019

UK government says it will introduce Brexit bill as soon as possible The British government will introduce the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill to parliament as soon as possible in order to give lawmakers time to scrutinize it, the leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom said on Thursday....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Mali's PM and his entire government resign Malian Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga and his entire government have resigned, according to a statement from the country's secretary general on Thursday....
19:52, 04/28/2019

US pulls some government employees from Iraq Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces....
14:39, 05/15/2019

Treasury: Government Could Run Out of Cash in Second Half The government risks not being able to pay its bills on time later this summer or fall unless Congress acts to raise the federal borrowing limit, the Treasury Department said....
17:52, 05/01/2019

Government Could Run Out of Cash in Second Half, Treasury Says The government risks not being able to pay its bills on time later this summer or fall unless Congress acts to raise the federal borrowing limit, the Treasury Department said....
19:52, 05/01/2019

UK government starts accepting Apple Pay and Google Pay It's now that much quicker for Brits to pay for official services online -- if you use the right services. The UK government now supports Apple Pay and Google Pay for a handful of online services as part of a trial. Right now, it's primar...
17:26, 05/05/2019

VPN services reject Russian government requirements Earlier this year Russia's internet censor demanded that VPN providers comply with local laws or face a ban and now the deadline has expired and 12 popular services have refused to cooperate.While most of the VPN companies are removing their ser...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Portugal’s government warns of quitting over teacher pay LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s prime minister is warning opposition parties his minority government will resign if parliament approves a bill giving teachers retroactive pay to replace income they lost due to national austerity measures. So...
20:13, 05/03/2019

Why Enes Kanter is ripping the Turkish government again Enes Kanter had a solid game in helping the Trail Blazers to a 97-90 win over the Nuggets in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal on Wednesday night. Not that you would know it if you live in Turkey. Kanter, a former Knick, reignited his figh...
14:00, 05/02/2019

What’s worse, Facebook’s bans or government regulation? On Thursday, Facebook decided it had had enough. It banned several accounts that it labeled as “dangerous” from its platforms. The prominent far-right or anti-Semitic figures booted from Facebook and Instagram included Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Mi...
02:13, 05/03/2019

Australian government on course for election defeat: poll Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is on course for defeat at this weekend's national election, a political poll showed on Friday, as campaigning ahead of the ballot was overshadowed by the death one of the country's most beloved former leaders...
05:00, 05/17/2019

How Germany is preparing to digitize government and labor Germany's independent Digital Council is looking for answers to the digital future. One of the group's members tells DW why Germany is already on the right path, despite the country being known for its bureaucracy....
09:52, 05/03/2019

Venezuelan government, opposition to talk in Norway Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the political crisis in the South American country...
05:13, 05/16/2019

The US government just delivered its biggest blow yet to Huawei It’s no secret that the US government isn’t fond of Huawei, currently the second largest smartphone maker on the planet. The US has often criticized Huawei for its alleged ties with the Chinese government, and citing security concerns, it...
01:39, 05/17/2019

Portugal's government warns of quitting over teacher pay Portugal's prime minister is warning opposition parties his minority government will resign if parliament approves a bill giving teachers retroactive pay to replace income they lost due to national austerity measures....
23:39, 05/03/2019

BJP Releases "Chargesheet" Against Madhya Pradesh Government The opposition BJP today released an ''aarop patra'' or chargesheet against the Kamal Nath-led government in Madhya Pradesh, targeting it over its "failure" to deliver on the promises it had made to......
14:52, 05/04/2019

Over 12,000 potentially violent right-wingers in Germany, government says Over half of the 24,000 far-right extremists in Germany are potentially violent, the Interior Ministry has said. The opposition FDP wants extremists tracked where they communicate: in online game platforms....
20:52, 05/03/2019

Nine Trapped In Shanghai Building Collapse: Government Nine construction workers were trapped after the roof of a car dealership building collapsed in Shanghai Thursday as it was undergoing renovation, but rescue personnel managed to pull 11 others to......
10:00, 05/16/2019

Government to overhaul measures of poverty by 2020 New metric will include more families with children and people with disabilitiesThe way poverty is officially measured and defined in the UK is set for a major overhaul under government proposals which would take into account savings, assets and dail...
13:00, 05/18/2019

German government warming toward carbon tax: paper Germany looks set to introduce an economy-wide system of carbon emissions pricing after senior officials from both parties of Berlin's governing coalition reached a consensus on the proposal, the Frankfurter Allgemeine reported on Sunday....
20:00, 04/28/2019

"Very Clear Where BJP Government Is Going": Priyanka Gandhi On Voting Day Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said it was "very clear" that the ruling BJP would be defeated in the national election as people were "angry and distressed" and would express their sentiment through their......
14:13, 05/12/2019

Cracks appear in German government over planned climate law BERLIN (AP) — Divisions between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition partners appear to be widening over plans for an ambitious law to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Environment Minister Svenja Schulze of the center-left Social Democrats...
13:39, 05/13/2019

Baltimore city government hit by “RobbinHood” ransomware Enlarge / Most of Baltimore City's networks were shut down as a ransomware attack took down mail servers and other systems at a number of city departments on May 7. (credit: Alex Wroblewski / Getty images) Systems at a number of departments of Bal...
17:39, 05/08/2019

"Mission Mahamilawat Wants Khichdi Government": PM's Dig At Opposition Attacking the opposition once again today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that "missionmahamilawat'' wants a "khichdi" government at the centre, the control of which will stay in the hands of the......
15:00, 04/29/2019

SpaceX is suing the government once again but the reason is a secret. In a motion filed with the Court of Federal Claims Friday, the company said the privacy was necessary because the suit contains “confidential and proprietary information and source selection information not appropriate for release to the public.”...
18:13, 05/18/2019

Libya’s eastern government says it won’t rule by force PARIS (AP) — The government in eastern Libya allied with forces attacking the capital says it does not want to rule the country by force. Abdulhadi Lahweej, the foreign minister in the Benghazi-based government, told The Associated Press on Thursday ...
16:39, 05/09/2019

ABC TV: most likely election result is return of Australia government Australia's conservative coalition government looks like it would be returned to office in Saturday's election, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation said, though it was unclear if it would hold an outright majority....
18:13, 05/18/2019

Government to house more immigrants in tents at the border EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration is opening two new tent facilities to increase the Border Patrol’s capacity to hold migrant families. The tents in El Paso and in the Rio Grande Valley will hold 1,000 parents and families. Occupan...
22:39, 05/02/2019

US wants to see movement towards unity government in South Sudan As an extension for the formation of a power-sharing government goes into effect, there are few signs of progress. The US ambassador Thomas Hushek tells DW the additional time should be used wisely....
20:13, 05/09/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Get Lift From Trade Tensions U.S. government bond prices rose, pushing the yield on the 10-year Treasury note below 2.5%, after new tariff threats by President Trump left investors scrambling to assess their impact on U.S.-China trade talks....
01:26, 05/07/2019

New U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela Aim to Choke Off Government’s Finances The Trump administration cut off the central bank’s access to United States currency and limited its ability to conduct international financial transactions....
21:00, 04/28/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Fall as Stocks Rebound U.S. government-bond prices fell as stock prices rebounded and investors embraced the potential for progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China....
22:52, 05/14/2019

U.S. government to require drugmakers to show prices in TV ads The Trump administration on Wednesday said it will require drugmakers to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements, part of the government's efforts to lower costs for U.S. consumers....
02:26, 05/09/2019

UK government considers next steps as Brexit talks end The British government is considering its next steps, including trying to win over dissenting lawmakers, after talks to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labour Party ended, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Friday....
13:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Pause in Quiet Trade U.S. government bond prices hovered around the flatline as conflicting reports pointed to uncertainty over the state of trade negotiations between the White House and Beijing....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Israeli PM gets 2-week extension to form government JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s president has granted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a two-week extension to form a government, as negotiations continued among various political partners. Reuven Rivlin tasked Netanyahu with building a coalition wi...
18:13, 05/13/2019

Indigenous Australians challenge government over climate at UN In the first case of its kind, an indigenous group is accusing the Australian government of violating their human rights by not taking action on climate change. They say their culture and homeland are at risk....
09:26, 05/13/2019

Swiss government says coffee 'not essential', stockpiling to end Switzerland on Wednesday announced plans to abolish the nation's emergency stockpile of coffee, in place for decades, after declaring the beans not vital for human survival, though opposition to the proposal is brewing....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Cray, AMD to build 1.5 exaflops supercomputer for US government Enlarge / AMD CEO Lisa Su, holding a Rome processor. The large chip in the middle is the 14nm I/O chip; around it are pairs of 7nm chiplets containing the CPU cores. (credit: AMD) AMD and Cray have announced that they're building "Frontier," a new ...
03:26, 05/08/2019

Indonesia president aims for slimmer government in second term Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Thursday he aims to have a slimmer government in his second term to reduce inefficiencies and accelerate growth....
05:52, 05/09/2019

Venezuelan government, opposition head to talks in Norway CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust and differences on key issues are likely to slow c...
09:00, 05/16/2019

El Salvador ex-president Funes paid by Nicaragua government MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A fugitive former El Salvador president who received asylum from Nicaragua in 2016 says he has been working there as a paid adviser to the government of President Daniel Ortega. Mauricio Funes engaged in a Twitter exchange M...
02:13, 05/14/2019

Baltimore's Government Held Hostage by Ransomware Attack For the second time in just over a year, Baltimore has fallen victim to a major cyberattack. Last year, hackers targeted the city’s 911 emergency system, but this time around, the city government’s files are being held hostage by ransomware.Read more...
02:52, 05/09/2019

Nigerian pro-government militia frees hundreds of children A regional militia in Nigeria has freed 900 children involved in the fight against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents, the UN says. UNICEF says children have been among the worst-hit by the decade-long conflict....
16:26, 05/10/2019

Ransomware attack forces Baltimore government to go ‘manual’ BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young says a ransomware virus that hit the city’s computer systems has forced operations to “revert back to manual.” The Baltimore Sun reports the extent of the Robbinhood ...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Protests return to Lebanon as government discusses austerity Dozens of Lebanese military and security veterans are protesting for the second time in two weeks against proposed cuts to their pensions and benefits, as the government discusses a budget bill that aims to cut public spending and usher in austerity ...
15:39, 05/10/2019

Syrian rebels try to retake village from government troops BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and state media say rebel groups are fighting back, trying to retake territory lost to government forces this week in their stronghold in the country’s northwest. Syria state al-Ikhbariya TV says troops foiled ins...
13:13, 05/10/2019

Nonfiction: An Economist Who Believes Only Government Can Save Capitalism In “People, Power, and Profits” Joseph E. Stiglitz argues that more state involvement in the economy is part of the solution, not part of the problem....
00:39, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Greek government survives confidence vote The Latest on a government confidence vote in Greece (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Greece's left-wing government has survived a confidence vote called by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras nearly two weeks before the European Parliament elections....
02:39, 05/11/2019

Scottish government to rethink plan to cut air travel taxes Nicola Sturgeon signals willingness to step up efforts to reduce carbon emissionsNicola Sturgeon has confirmed the Scottish government will rethink plans to cut air travel taxes after agreeing to reduce carbon emissions to zero by 2045.The first mini...
20:13, 05/02/2019

German government defends planned immigration laws Angel Merkel's government presented its long-awaited draft immigration law to the Bundestag — and got plenty of criticism from all political sides in return. Reforms to attract skilled workers aren't enough for some....
20:13, 05/09/2019

Banks Fled FHA Loan Program. The Government Wants Them Back The Federal Housing Administration is set to clarify rules and compliance standards for its mortgage program in an effort to get banks to start making more loans to the lower-income and first-time home buyers it serves....
18:13, 05/09/2019

German government lowers tax estimate as economy flags BERLIN (AP) — The German government is preparing for a smaller rise in tax revenue as growth in Europe’s biggest economy wanes. Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said Thursday that tax takings are forecast to be 124.3 billion euros ($140 billion) lo...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Sudanese protest military, call for civilian government KHARTOUM, Sudan — Tens of thousands of Sudanese protesters took part in a mass rally Thursday to step up pressure on the military to hand power to civilians following last month’s overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir. Demonstrators gathered at meeti...
01:26, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. government to require drugmakers to show prices in TV ads The Trump administration on Wednesday said it will require drugmakers to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements, part of the government's efforts to lower costs for U.S. consumers....
16:39, 05/08/2019

BJP's Mukul Roy Accuses Trinamool Government After His Convoy Searched BJP leader Mukul Roy has accused Mamata government of acting out of political vendetta after his convoy was searched by police in the city. He said the police was acting like "stooges of the state......
20:13, 05/12/2019

Northern Ireland parties launch new bid to form government The leaders of Northern Ireland's main political parties met for talks on Tuesday in their first attempt in more than a year to restore the British region's devolved government, which has been frozen since early 2017....
18:39, 05/07/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Rise as Trade Tensions Ripple U.S. government bond prices rose after the European Union lowered its forecast for German economic growth for the second time this year amid persistent trade tension....
18:26, 05/07/2019

Government Can Expel Any Foreigner Without Show Cause: Home Ministry The central government has "unrestricted right to expel" foreigners, even those who have valid visas, from the country without any show cause notice, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) told the Delhi......
18:13, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka Government Orders Nationwide Curfew For Second Night Sri Lanka's police declared Tuesday a nationwide curfew for a second night running, after anti-Muslim riots killed one man and left dozens of shops, homes and mosques damaged....
16:26, 05/14/2019

U.S. government website for comparing doctors lacks data on most MDs (Reuters Health) - Physician Compare, a U.S. website created to help patients find high-quality doctors, is missing so much information on individual providers that it may not be helpful, a new study suggests....
02:26, 05/07/2019

Bentley boss: government must take decisive action to drive EV take-up Adrian Hallmark believes a concerted effort, and greater incentives, are required to make UK buyers consider electric cars more widely Bentley boss Adrian Hallmark has called on the UK government and regulators to make clearer, more decisive pronoun...
17:39, 05/15/2019

Trial to determine if government liable for Harvey flooding HOUSTON (AP) — A trial has begun to determine if residents can be compensated after their homes and businesses were flooded by two reservoirs during Hurricane Harvey in 2017. The two-week trial in Houston federal court, which started Monday, is focus...
21:13, 05/06/2019

Nicola Zingaretti pledges to take on Italy's rightwing government Leader of centre-left Democratic party is third in the polls for European electionsNicola Zingaretti, the new leader of Italy’s centre-left Democratic party (PD), said European leftwing and liberal forces must unite to protect the EU against those wh...
13:00, 05/15/2019

The big Shorten: Investors in Australia position for a Labor government As Australia's real-estate prices fall at the fastest rate in a generation, some investors are buying property stocks in a bet that the opposition Labor Party will win Saturday's national election....
11:26, 05/15/2019

British Government To Put Forward Brexit Bill In June Prime Minister Theresa May's government will publish draft legislation in the first week of June that would allow Brexit to proceed if approved by parliament, a Downing Street spokesman announced on......
10:39, 05/15/2019

Government To Divest 15% Stake In RITES India In July The stake sale would augment the government's stake sell-off kitty for the current fiscal by Rs 700-Rs 750 crore at the prevailing price of RITES shares....
19:52, 05/15/2019

"PM Modi's Government Sinking Ship, Even RSS Has Abandoned It": Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi again and called his government a "sinking ship". She also said the BJP's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak......
09:26, 05/14/2019

US urges quick transition to civilian government in Sudan The United States is urging Sudan’s transitional military council to move “expeditiously” toward a civilian-led government following last month’s overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir...
23:00, 05/08/2019

UK government seeks Brexit compromise after election fiasco Britain’s governing Conservative Party says it is ready to compromise to secure a Brexit deal after suffering its worst result in local elections for more than 20 years...
13:52, 05/04/2019

Venezuelan opposition and government to hold crisis talks Figures invited to Norway in effort to end power struggle and economic paralysisVenezuela’s government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust and d...
23:52, 05/16/2019

A spat over Venezuela complicates talks for new Spain government Spain has deepened its involvement in the Venezuela crisis after opening up its Embassy in Caracas to Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo López....
23:39, 05/06/2019

Government increases investment in UK electric battery centre A further £28 million will be invested in UK Battery Industralisation Centre near Coventry, as a step towards a British Gigafactory The Government will invest a further £28 million in the new UK Battery Industrialisation Centre, which will be tasked...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Brexit talks between UK government and Labour to resume on Monday Talks between the British government and the opposition Labour Party to try to find a Brexit consensus will resume on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said....
14:26, 05/13/2019

UK police: Leak from government Huawei meeting not a crime Britain's Metropolitan Police force says a leak of details from a secret government discussion about Chinese telecoms giant Huawei does not amount to a crime....
16:39, 05/04/2019

Malaysia's new government slow on reforms, rights groups say Malaysia's new government has failed to deliver on most of its human rights reform promises in its first year in power, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said on Wednesday....
12:26, 05/08/2019

Sudan agrees to 3-year transition to democratic government The Sudanese military and protest leaders said Wednesday they've reached an agreement on a three-year transition of power, signaling an end to its political crisis....
21:26, 05/15/2019

San Francisco to ban government agencies from using facial recognition technology City would be first in US to ban official use of technologySupervisor: ‘We don’t want to live in a police state’San Francisco could become the first city in the country to ban government agencies from using facial recognition technology.The “Stop Sec...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Senators reintroduce bill to improve AI adoption in government US senators aren't giving up on their dream of promoting AI use in government. A bipartisan group including Cory Gardner, Kamala Harris, Rob Portman and Brian Schatz has reintroduced the AI in Government Act in a bid to foster the adoption of A...
23:00, 05/08/2019

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

| Sudanese protesters delay naming of civilian government The organisers of the protests that drove Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir from power are delaying their announcement of a transitional civilian government as they hold new negotiations with the ruling military council....
18:39, 04/28/2019

'Zero chance' of a Brexit deal with PM May's government: Labour source says British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit talks with the opposition Labour Party will not succeed because her government is on the verge of collapsing and so there could be a new leader within weeks, a Labour source said....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Spain's Sanchez says to form government based on constitution Spain's Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez, fresh from a win for his party in national elections on Sunday, said the only conditions he would place on forming a coalition government would be respecting the constitution and promoting social justice....
01:00, 04/29/2019

Labour: Government still refusing to move on Brexit red lines There appears to be no end to the Brexit deadlock in sight, with Labour again accusing the government of refusing to budge on its red lines in cross-party talks....
00:39, 04/29/2019

Government advisors call for 2030 petrol and diesel ban Committee on Climate Change says bringing EV-only law forward could help Britain to become nearly carbon-neutral by 2050 Laws requiring all new vehicles sold in the UK to be zero emission should be brought forward from 2040 to as early as 2030, acco...
09:39, 05/02/2019

Government Economists Turn to Big Data in Estimating Inflation The government is trying to incorporate insights from the massive amounts of information that firms collect, as part of doing business, into official economic indicators....
14:52, 04/30/2019

A Recap Of 2014 Election Results When BJP-Led NDA Formed Government In 2014 Election Results, BJP-led NDA secured 282 seats in the last general election and formed the government, making Narendra Modi the Prime Minister of India. The Indian National Congress managed......
18:39, 05/16/2019

UN chief welcomes new Government in Lebanon, after eight-month impasse United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed, on Friday, the announcement of a new Government in Lebanon; the result of eight months of negotiation, following general elections last May....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Australian voters tipped to elect Labor government Australian bookies predict a return to power for the Labor party in an election on Saturday after six years in the political wilderness and a campaign in which it has put climate change and tax reform at the top of its agenda....
01:52, 05/18/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Rise On Weak Inflation Data U.S. government bond prices rose after a Commerce Department report showed that a key measure of inflation fell in the first quarter, even as the economy grew faster than expected....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Government To Analyse Requests For Allocation Of Jet Flying Rights The government is planning to allocate Jet Airways' international flying rights to other airlines such as IndiGo, Air India, SpiceJet, GoAir and Vistara...
12:52, 05/17/2019

Ford under criminal investigation by the US government over emissions certification Ford in February said employees had alerted it to the possibility that it was overstating its fuel efficiency.        ...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figures. Staggeringly, a quarter of those companies—which employ more than 250 workers—were hit by a brea...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Australia's conservative government on course for 'miracle' election victory Australia's Liberal-led conservative government was headed for a remarkable win at the national election early on Sunday after uncovering a narrow path to victory that twisted through urban fringes and rural townships....
18:13, 05/18/2019

Austrian government revamp looms over video of far-right leader Austria's chancellor is ruling out working with his far-right deputy, a coalition source said on Saturday, after footage apparently showed the Freedom Party leader discussing state contracts with a potential Russian backer in return for political sup...
11:00, 05/18/2019

Exclusive: Government won't reinstate plug-in hybrid grants UK Transport Minister tells Autocar full electric vehicles are the focus of future government incentives The UK government will not reinstate a grant for the purchase of new plug-in hybrid vehicles, Jesse Norman, Minister of State for the Department...
14:26, 05/17/2019

Pakistan to bring religious schools under government control Pakistan's military spokesman says authorities plan to bring over 30,000 religious schools under government control as part of their campaign against extremism....
15:13, 04/29/2019

The government, the biggest cause of the student loan crisis in the US, needs to fix this problem Governments need to find the resources to help families make smarter financial decisions about college during children's high school years. That way, young people will enjoy a great education with less debt and better financial outcomes....
15:13, 05/17/2019

The Latest: German government still urging Brexit deal LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit talks (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The German government says it still has a “great interest” in Britain reaching a domestic agreement on how to move forward on Brexit, after talks between government an...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Australia's conservative government revels in 'miracle' re-election Australia's conservative government celebrated on Sunday its surprise election victory that defied years of unfavorable opinion polls, with U.S. and Israeli leaders welcoming Prime Minister Scott Morrison's return to office....
06:00, 05/19/2019

Pakistan plans to bring 30,000 madrasas under government control Pakistan plans to take control of a network of over 30,000 madrasas as part of a drive to "mainstream" the Islamic schools by bringing them under state control, the military's spokesman said on Monday....
16:26, 04/29/2019

Petrol and diesel car ban should be moved to 2030, say Government advisers News 30 Apr, 2019 Government advisers believe the cost of electric cars will be on the same level as that of petrol and diesel cars by 2024 to 2025...
14:39, 05/02/2019

After Sri Lanka blasts, government targets the niqab veil As Sri Lanka's long civil war ended in this once-contested region along its eastern coast, Muslim women eager to show their piousness began wearing the black niqab veil to hide their faces....
18:13, 04/29/2019

Australia's Conservative Government On Way To "Miracle" Election Victory Australia's Liberal-led conservative government was headed for a remarkable win at the national election early on Sunday after uncovering a narrow path to victory that twisted through urban fringes......
05:39, 05/19/2019

India sees little scope for Jet Airways revival: government sources India's government sees little hope of a bidder emerging for debt-laden Jet Airways Ltd, two senior finance ministry officials said, even as thousands of employees plead with the government for a rescue....
14:13, 05/05/2019

Turkish journalist critical of Erdogan government attacked outside home The Yenicag newspaper said columnist Yavuz Selim Demirag was beaten up by about five or six people with baseball bats after appearing on a TV show Friday....
07:00, 05/12/2019

Vodafone calls for German government help with ultrafast broadband rollout Complaining about the costs, the head of telecoms giant Vodafone in Germany has called on the government to invest in "last mile" broadband connections. Germany has been slow to speed up its internet networks....
22:26, 05/05/2019

Government to remove Grenfell-style cladding on 170 tower blocks across UK Unsafe Grenfell Tower-style cladding on 170 private high-rise residential tower blocks will be removed at an estimated cost of £200 million, it was announced today....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Austrian chancellor rules out keeping far-right leader in government: source Austria's conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is now ruling out continuing to work with Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache of the far-right Freedom Party, a coalition source said on Saturday....
11:00, 05/18/2019

Next Government Seen Relying On RBI Rate Cuts To Spur Growth: Report The government has a fiscal deficit target of 3.4 per cent of gross domestic product for 2019-20. While the RBI is likely to be open to more policy easing, provided inflation does not surge, their......
12:39, 05/15/2019

UK government security decisions can be challenged in court, judges rule Supreme court says GCHQ’s hacking powers should be subject to judicial reviewGovernment security decisions will in future be open to challenge in the courts after judges ruled that a secretive intelligence tribunal could not be exempt from legal acti...
15:13, 05/15/2019

Revealed: Trudeau government welcomed oil lobby help for US pipeline push Canadian government viewed Trump’s election as “positive news” for Keystone XL and energy industryThe Trudeau government treated Donald Trump’s election as “positive news” for Canada’s energy industry and welcomed the help of Canada’s main corporate ...
14:52, 05/01/2019

UK government has shown willingness to shift on Brexit: Labour Party The British government has shown a willingness to explore changes to its position on Brexit, a Labour Party spokesman said commenting on talks between ministers and the opposition party seeking a compromise on leaving the European Union....
15:13, 05/01/2019

Venezuela Government Arrests a Close Aide of Juan Guaidó Venezuelan authorities arrested a prominent opposition politician as embattled President Nicolás Maduro strikes back against critics a week after the opposition failed to spark a military uprising....
05:52, 05/09/2019

Australians go to polls as government tries to hold off strong Labor challenge Millions of Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic management and a resurgent Labor opposition promised action on climate change and tax reform....
07:52, 05/18/2019

UK government proposes mandatory 'security' labels for smart devices Most internet-connected (IoT) devices are vulnerable to hacking, and with over 40% of homes worldwide using at least one smart device, the risk of a cyberattack is high. To curtail potential risks, the UK government has proposed a new Secure By ...
04:00, 05/01/2019

No Exam Fee For Government Jobs If Congress Wins: Rahul Gandhi Rahul Gandhi, in Uttar Pradesh, said, "We have decided that no one will have to pay the application fee for appearing in exams for government posts."...
16:26, 05/01/2019

Facebook co-founder says Zuckerberg is 'not accountable,' and calls for a government break up Chris Hughes, who started Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg, joins a growing chorus of privacy advocates and politicians who have called for antitrust action....
13:26, 05/09/2019

Opposition Will Fall Flat As People Are Voting For Honest Government: PM As campaigning for the Lok Sabha polls entered its sixth phase, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today predicted defeat of the opposition parties, saying the people were voting for an effective......
10:26, 05/12/2019

BJP Leaders Urge Election Body To Take Action Against Bengal Government After BJP chief Amit Shah's first roadshow in Kolkata ended with violence, arson and a police lathicharge, a party delegation, including Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi,......
05:00, 05/15/2019

Cuban LGBT community calls out government for canceling parade Cuban gay rights activists denounced the government's decision to cancel this year's parade against homophobia, accusing it of snatching away their main platform at a key moment as the Caribbean nation is set to debate legalizing same-sex marriage....
10:00, 05/08/2019

Tone of Brexit talks between UK government and Labour has improved: report Talks between Britain's government and the opposition Labour Party to break an impasse over Brexit are going better than before, a politics editor at HuffPost UK said on Monday, adding that negotiations were set to continue....
20:00, 04/29/2019

6-month extension of South Sudan unity government approved JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Ethiopia says regional ministers have approved a six-month extension of the looming deadline for South Sudan’s rival leaders to form a unity government. Ethiopia’s government announced the approval in a Facebook p...
14:52, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Televisa profit falls in 1st-qtr as government cuts ad spending Mexican broadcaster Televisa, the world's biggest producer of Spanish-language content, reported on Monday a 20 percent drop in its first-quarter net profit, battered by the new government's reduced advertising spending....
02:13, 04/30/2019

Why Venezuela’s Government and Opposition Are Finally Coming to the Negotiating Table Four months into the chaotic political stand-off between Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s regime and opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s attempted revolution, officials confirmed Thursday that representatives for both sides...
20:52, 05/17/2019

Mexican government announces package of measures to help Pemex finances The Mexican government announced measures intended to help state oil company Pemex with its debt obligations, including renewal of credit lines with JP Morgan, HSBC and Mizuho, as well as a gradual tax reduction for the firm, officials said on Monday...
15:13, 05/13/2019

Doctors go underground as Syrian government attacks rebel northwest In part of northern Syria's last rebel enclave, doctors have pulled back into cave shelters to treat the wounded and protect their patients from a government offensive that has hit health centers and hospitals....
17:39, 05/08/2019

Crashed jet in Mexico had 13 aboard according to flight plan-state government The regional government of the Mexican state of Coahuila said on Monday that a private jet plane that crashed between Las Vegas, Nevada and the northern Mexican city of Monterrey had 13 people on board, according to the flight plan....
00:13, 05/07/2019

Iran's Zarif warns of risk from "extremist" individuals in U.S. government Iran's foreign minister said on Tuesday that "extremist individuals" in the U.S. government were pursuing dangerous policies, amid a war of words with Washington over sanctions....
17:39, 05/14/2019

South African government says appeal coming in Semenya case The South African government says there will be an appeal against the Caster Semenya ruling. The sports ministry says Athletics South Africa, the country’s track and field body, will appeal the decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. At...
14:13, 05/13/2019

Syrian government intensifies bombardment of rebel-held area BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say a government bombardment of rebel-held areas in the country’s northwest has killed and wounded dozens and forced thousands to flee their homes. The recent escalation of violence is the most serious ...
14:13, 05/04/2019

"Photoshop Government": Congress Attacks PM Modi Over Flagship Scheme The Congress on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, calling the central government he heads "a photoshop government". Jaiveer Shergill, a party spokesperson, said PM Modi spent the last......
22:52, 05/08/2019

Turkish TV won’t air Enes Kanter’s NBA playoff games. He says government is ‘afraid’ of him. Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden (D) wrote Tuesday to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau requesting assistance to facilitate Kanter's safe passage to Canada if both the Trail Blazers and Raptors make the NBA Finals....
01:52, 05/15/2019

U.S. growth would have contracted without trillions in government, consumer debt: Gundlach U.S. growth appears to be based "exclusively" on government, corporate and mortgage debt and the economy would have contracted if the United States had not added trillions in debt, Jeffrey Gundlach,......
02:00, 05/15/2019

Government raises oil price forecast in response to Iran sanctions The federal government is predicting higher oil prices for the rest of the year and into the next because of increased tensions with Iran and Venezuela....
00:26, 05/09/2019

Ugandan journalists reassigned after government upset by opposition coverage More than a dozen Ugandan media outlets said on Tuesday that they will reassign senior journalists in response to government complaints over coverage of opposition lawmaker and pop star Bobi Wine, prompting criticism that media freedoms are under att...
20:39, 05/07/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX Is Suing US Government Again. Reason Is A Secret Elon Musk's SpaceX is suing the federal government again. But this time, it wants its protest of a government contract to stay under seal, meaning its allegations would not become public....
22:26, 05/18/2019

Government's price-cap scheme faces delays, with some products unavailable The Macri government's decision to implement the price-cap scheme drew criticism last week, as the 2019 electoral season heats up and the government struggles to improve the negative perceptions among voters over its handling of the economy....
19:13, 04/28/2019

NYPD: Bitcoin thieves posing as government officials have stolen over $2M New York’s Police Department (NYPD) is alerting the public about phone scammers posing as Social Security Administration officials and requesting payment in Bitcoin, prepaid gift cards, and bank wire transfers. NYPD noted the scammers have already th...
14:13, 05/02/2019

US Lawmakers Urge Trump Government Not To End India's Trade Privileges Twenty-four US members of Congress sent a letter on Friday to US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, urging him not to end a vital trade concession for India, a day before the Trump administration......
22:52, 05/03/2019

Venezuela opposition, government reportedly headed to Norway for talks It was unclear if representatives for both sides would meet directly, or whether Norwegian officials would serve as intermediaries to explore possible resolutions for the crisis in Venezuela....
12:39, 05/16/2019

Venezuela opposition, government leaders travel to Norway for possible talks Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition have traveled to Norway to discuss potential options following a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro, according to four opposition sources familiar with the situation....
03:39, 05/16/2019

Want to know how the federal government grants disability benefits? It'll cost you. The USA TODAY NETWORK is seeking records that show how decisions are made for millions of Americans applying for Social Security disability benefits.        ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Progress against torture in Afghan detention centres, but Government needs to do more, says UN report Torture is likely still widespread in Afghanistan’s State-run prisons for detainees linked to ongoing conflict there, the UN said on Wednesday, while also noting an “encouraging reduction” in the level of abuse since 2016. ...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Exclusive: Thousands of security flaws found on UK government websites The Wannacry attack locked down NHS computers in 2017. Now an investigation has uncovered thousands of unpatched vulnerabilities on UK government websites...
19:13, 04/28/2019

Can the World’s Largest Democracy Endure Another Five Years of a Modi Government? Of the great democracies to fall to populism, India was the first. In 2014, Narendra Modi, then the longtime chief minister of the western state of Gujarat and leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), was elected to power by the ...
20:52, 05/09/2019

Austrian government collapses as far right leader caught in video sting Austria raced on Saturday toward a snap election as Chancellor Sebastian Kurz pulled the plug on his coalition with the far right after its leader was caught on video offering to fix state contracts with a woman posing as a Russian oligarch's niece....
03:00, 05/19/2019

British government adapts London staffing on Iran: UK PM's spokeswoman Britain's foreign office has adapted its London staffing relating to Iran, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokeswoman said on Thursday, after the United States stepped up forces in the Middle East to counter "clear indications" of threats from Iran....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Modi Government First To Have Six Women Cabinet Ministers: Sushma Swaraj External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Wednesday that Modi government is the first government after Independence to have six women Cabinet Ministers with two of them as members of the Cabinet......
06:13, 05/16/2019

Australia's drought wilts support for government in rural heartlands A conservative stronghold for a century, Australia's hinterland is now cracking like the drought-parched earth, voters say, with once-safe districts in jeopardy ahead of Saturday's election....
10:39, 05/16/2019

South Sudan rivals delay forming unity government A lack of political will, financing and time constraints were the reasons for the power-sharing agreement's delay, but both sides said they were still committed to peace....
08:39, 05/04/2019

UK government must move on Brexit red lines in talks with opposition: Labour Talks between the British government and the opposition Labour Party aimed at finding a consensus over the way forward on Brexit have been productive but the government needs to move on its red lines, Labour's business spokeswoman said on Sunday....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Venezuela's Opposition Held Talks With Government on Ousting Maduro Venezuela’s opposition held secret talks with members of President Nicolás Maduro’s inner circle in recent months in an ill-fated bid to get Mr. Maduro to leave power and install a united interim government....
07:00, 05/02/2019

UK government told to adopt world's most ambitious climate target The UK's climate advisers have called on the government to effectively eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, including international flights and shipping...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Bug in French government’s WhatsApp replacement let anyone join Élysée chats Enlarge / Around the same time French President was greeting firefighters who saved Notre Dame Cathedral from fire, a security researcher was burning a new "secure" chat application for French government officials intended to keep them off WhatsApp a...
15:13, 05/02/2019

Trade-war crop rout imperils government's bid to revive economy President Mauricio Macri needs a bumper fall harvest worth more than US$20 billion in export revenue to pick the economy off the floor and give him fuel for a re-election campaign....
16:39, 05/16/2019

Gujarat Government Working For Out-Of-Court Settlement In PepsiCo Cases The Gujarat government is working for an out-of-court settlement of cases filed by PepsiCo against nine state farmers for growing a variety of potato "registered" by the food and beverages giant,......
21:13, 05/01/2019

Singapore outlaws fake news, allows government to block, remove it The law bans falsehoods that are prejudicial to Singapore or likely to influence elections and requires service providers to remove such content.        ...
20:00, 05/09/2019

US government piracy blacklist flags Argentina with priority status Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) adds Argentina to a list of nations in its annual report on commercial-scale copyright piracy and trademark counterfeiting....
17:26, 05/02/2019

Government To Draft New Policies For Safer Transportation Of School Children The Institute Of Road Traffic Education (IRTE) and Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) held a two-day conference to draft a policy for the safety of children while they are being driven to......
10:13, 05/03/2019

UK government directs £4.6 million to tackling illegal wildlife trade Efforts to disrupt grey parrot trade in Cameroon and reduce demand for turtle products in Nicaragua are among 14 projects to win funding from the UK government...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Cuban indie artists challenge government at Havana arts biennial A blustering bureaucrat fills a form out with your personal details and hands you a badge declaring you an inspector qualified to police Communist-run Cuba's cultural sector under a controversial new decree....
18:39, 04/28/2019

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

Government to answer urgent question on Huawei leak: Labour Party A British government minister will be called to parliament on Thursday to answer a question on the findings of an inquiry into the disclosure of confidential information relating to Chinese telecoms company Huawei, the opposition Labour Party said....
10:39, 05/02/2019

Gujarat Government Backs Potato Farmers In Legal Battle With PepsiCo The Gujarat government has decided to back the nine potato farmers locked in a legal battle with food and beverages giant PepsiCo after the latter dragged them to court for growing a potato variety......
04:00, 04/29/2019

German government: We're working on maintaining legal channel for trade with Iran Germany is working on maintaining a legal channel for trade with Iran, a government spokesman said on Monday, after Iran last week eased curbs on its nuclear program and threatened moves that might breach a 2015 international nuclear pact....
14:26, 05/13/2019

"Key Issue Is Jobs, Clean Government": Anand Mahindra Votes In Mumbai The Mahindra Group chairman also urged Mumbai residents to vote calling "it is a privilege" and "an obligation". The Mumbai South constituency sees Congress chief Milind Deora up against Shiv Sena......
12:52, 04/29/2019

Kangana Ranaut's Latest Nugget Involves India's "Italian Government" Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut cast her vote in Mumbai along with a string of Bollywood actors in Phase 4 of the national elections today. Known for her strong statements, she launched a veiled......
21:39, 04/29/2019

The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka Urges the Government to Crackdown on Islamists as If ‘on a War Footing’ (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — The Catholic church in Sri Lanka said Tuesday that the government should crack down on Islamists with more vigor “as if on war footing” in the aftermath of the Easter bombings. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, the ar...
10:39, 04/29/2019

Indonesia election tainted, opposition marchers say, but government warns against treason Hundreds of supporters of an opposition presidential candidate marched in Indonesia on Friday to protest against what they called election fraud, as the government warned that efforts to cast doubt on the outcome could amount to treason....
16:39, 05/10/2019

| Cyclone Fani death toll rises as anger grows against government The death toll from a major cyclone that hit eastern India and Bangladesh in early May has risen to 77 as anger grew over millions of people still without power and water....
08:00, 05/14/2019

WhatsApp vulnerability allowed government-grade spyware to be installed on phones WhatsApp, one of the most popular messaging apps out there, has once again been the subject of hacking, but this time the method used involves a government-grade spyware. Although we have no information that would confirm who's behind the attack, the...
06:52, 05/14/2019

UP Government Files Hapur Lynching Case Status Report In Top Court The Uttar Pradesh government told the Supreme Court on Thursday that it has filed a fresh status report on investigation in the Hapur lynching case last yearin which one person had died....
18:26, 05/02/2019

Ugandan government clamps down on journalists for reporting on Bobi Wine case Uganda's communications commission has suspended over 30 journalists for their roles in reporting about the arrest of opposition figure Bobi Wine. He faces trial for staging a protest and has since been released on bail....
18:52, 05/02/2019

Sen. Michael Bennet seeks to restore integrity to government in White House bid Sen. Michael Bennet, one of two Coloradans running for president in 2020 as a Democrat, said his campaign is about restoring integrity to the government....
17:00, 05/07/2019

UN chief welcomes establishment of inclusive government in Central African Republic United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the establishment in the Central African Republic (CAR) of a government in line with an early February peace deal struck with more than a dozen armed groups active in the country....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Cuban LGBT activists plan alternate parade in defiance of government Cuban gay rights activists are planning to hold an unprecedented independent march against homophobia on Saturday despite several reporting they had received warnings not to attend and the Communist government saying it was an attempt at subversion....
22:39, 05/11/2019

Finland's Social Democrats aim to form center-left coalition government Finland's Social Democrats said on Wednesday they would try to form a center-left coalition government with the Center Party and three smaller partners following a parliamentary election last month....
12:26, 05/08/2019

Algerians hold anti-government protest, jump on police vans Protesters flooded the streets of Algeria for the 13th straight Friday, climbing atop police vans that were blocking the main demonstration site in the capital in a bold show of defiance....
19:13, 05/17/2019

Mizoram Government Says Insect Outbreak Caused Rs 20-Crore Crop Loss The Mizoram government told the Centre about an estimated crop loss of Rs 20 crore caused by an outbreak of the 'Fall Army Worm' (FAW) in the state, a minister said on Tuesday....
09:52, 05/07/2019

Fears of Extended Trade Conflict Stoke Demand for U.S. Government Bonds A broad flight to safer assets pushed the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury note below 2.4% for the first time since March, highlighting the spreading effects of the escalating U.S.-China trade battle....
20:39, 05/13/2019

Poles Are Posting Photos of Themselves Eating Bananas to Protest Government Censorship (WARSAW, Poland) — Poland’s artists and opposition politicians are posting photos of themselves eating bananas in protest after authorities called an artwork featuring the fruit obscene and removed it from a top national gallery. The 1973...
20:52, 04/29/2019

Spain's Socialists, short of majority, weigh partners for forming government Spain's ruling Socialists were considering possible partners for a new government for the politically polarized country on Monday after they won a national election but failed to secure a majority....
14:13, 04/29/2019

Jodhpur High Court Sends Notice To Rajasthan Government Over Rapes The Jodhpur High Court issued the notice to inquire after recent incidents of rape in the state, including the April 26 gang-rape of a Dalit woman in Alwar district...
09:52, 05/17/2019

Keystone XL pipeline: judge rules government 'jumped the gun' and orders halt District court judge Brian Morris rules Trump administration did not consider environmental consequences before pushing aheadA federal judge has ordered a temporary halt to construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, ruling that the Trump...
14:52, 05/01/2019

"Central Role" For Rahul Gandhi In Forming New Government: Tejashwi Yadav A coalition of progressive parties will come together to form the next government and Congress president Rahul Gandhi will play a "central role" in the formation of the new dispensation, RJD leader......
18:39, 05/16/2019

Tripoli government threatens to suspend foreign firms to pressure Europe Libya's internationally recognized government asked 40 foreign firms including French oil major Total to renew their licenses or have their operations suspended, pressuring Europe to stop an eastern military offensive against Tripoli....
22:00, 05/09/2019

An entrepreneur is sending fake dog testicles to GOP senators to protest the government shutdown The founder of Neuticles swears he's not pulling a PR stunt, and the move comes as businesses big and small capitalize on the federal government shutdown, which has left 800,000 workers without pay....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Modi Government Left Economy In "Dire Straits", Says Manmohan Singh Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said India is headed for an economic slowdown and accused the Modi government of leaving the economy in dire straits due to its "lack of economic......
18:39, 05/05/2019

Venezuela's UN ambassador: 'foreign powers' like Trump trying to destabilize legitimate government Samuel Moncada, who is the U.N. ambassador for Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro’s government, is claiming foreign interventions are the reason for his country’s current destabilization....
00:26, 05/01/2019

Federal government contributes $100K to floodplain mapping in Kawartha Lakes Two projects will contribute to updating and establishing floodplain mapping in the Fenelon Falls South and McLaren’s Creek areas just north of Lindsay....
17:52, 05/15/2019

Brazil education freeze spurs biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to rally against education spending freezes in the biggest demonstrations yet against President Jair Bolsonaro, who called marchers "useful idiots and imbeciles."...
03:39, 05/16/2019

A reality check on how small businesses were really affected by the government shutdown: Survey A new CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business survey reveals how much the small-business sector suffered in the federal government shutdown. There is threat of another shutdown as Capitol Hill tries to reach a deal on border security by end of day Friday....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Australia’s conservative government headed for ‘miracle’ general election victory The results upended pre-election polls which predicted a Labor victory, though it is unclear whether the Scott Morrison-led coalition can govern with an outright majority....
17:13, 05/18/2019

Government Clears Rs 3600 Crore Deal With Russia For 10 Kamov-31 Choppers The Defence Ministry on Friday approved Indian Navy's proposal to acquire 10 Kamov-31 choppers from Russia at a cost of around Rs 3,600 crore to strengthen its capability against aerial threats to its......
04:26, 05/04/2019

Police arrest 32 at union march against Macri government austerity, lay-offs For the most part, protesters organised by unions tied to union kingpin Hugo Moyano marched peacefully on downtown Buenos Aires. However, several masked protesters reportedly attacked banking facilities near Congress where a police officer was also i...
09:39, 05/01/2019

"Ibiza Affair" Topples Austrian Government, Snap Election Announced Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz dramatically pulled the plug on his coalition government and announced fresh elections Saturday after an explosive camera sting claimed the scalp of his far-right......
00:13, 05/19/2019

Venezuelan Government Officials and Opposition Leaders Are Meeting In Norway for Talks (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the crisis in the South American country, officials said Wednesday, opening a new chapter in a political stalemate afte...
06:26, 05/16/2019

Narendra Modi Government 'Magroor', Not 'Mazboot': Priyanka Gandhi's Jibe Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday hit out at the Narendra Modi government, saying it is not a ''mazboot' (strong) government but a ''magroor' (arrogant) one that harbours an......
01:52, 05/16/2019

Cuban activists had their annual pro-LGBT parade ready. Then the government called it off. Cuba’s National Center for Sex Education said the annual Conga Against Homophobia and Transphobia could not go ahead as planned due to “new tensions in the international and regional context.”...
01:26, 05/12/2019

U.K. Labour Party Leader Ends Brexit Talks With Government Without a Compromise (LONDON) — Talks between Britain’s government and opposition aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure from the European Union...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Gilead CEO insists government patent for HIV prevention pill Truvada is invalid Daniel O’Day testified before the House Oversight Committee, which called a hearing after The Washington Post reported that the government had opted against filing a patent infringement case on the drug’s use....
18:13, 05/16/2019

China luring US intel veterans to leak government secrets with cash China has been increasingly successful in recruiting former U.S. intelligence officers to pass along government secrets, a trend that is getting more attention as the Trump administration attempts to limit Beijing’s spy abilities....
06:13, 05/18/2019

N.L. voters re-elect Dwight Ball’s Liberals to form minority government With most of the polls reporting, the Liberals were elected or leading in 21 ridings, the Tories were at 14, the New Democrats had three and there were two Independents....
03:39, 05/17/2019

This Town Didn't Want to Be a Radioactive Waste Dump. The Government Is Giving Them No Choice. PIKETON, OHIO—David and Pam Mills have grown tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and okra on their secluded Appalachian property for about 18 years now. This will be the first year the retired couple doesn’t. They just can’t trust their soil anymore. Not w...
18:26, 05/16/2019

Student bound for college in Michigan beheaded by Saudi Arabian government Mujtaba al-Sweikat was 17 when he was detained at a Saudi airport in 2012. Earlier that year, he allegedly attended a pro-democracy rally.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

South Sudan president says formation of unity government should be delayed a year The president of oil-rich South Sudan said on Wednesday that the formation of a unity government should be delayed by at least a year, despite a May 12 deadline in a September peace agreement that ended the civil war....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Syrian government captures strategic town from rebels-residents, war monitor The Syrian has government captured the town of Qalaat al-Madiq in northwest Syria, some of its residents and a war monitor said on Thursday, as it pushes into the biggest remaining rebel territory under a massive bombardment....
16:52, 05/09/2019

Syrian government, Russia press onslaught, rebels say repel attack Syrian government forces and their Russian allies pounded the rebel-held northwest with fresh air strikes on Saturday, the fifth day of a widening campaign that has killed dozens of people and forced thousands to flee, sources in the area and a war m...
16:13, 05/04/2019

MSNBC's Chris Matthews: AG Barr is trying to 'destroy' the government, FBI to protect Trump ​​​​​​​MSNBC host Chris Matthews went on a tirade against Attorney General William Barr over his handling of Russia-related investigations and claimed that he was trying to "destroy the FBI" in order to protect President Donald Trump. ...
04:52, 05/15/2019

Odisha Government Says Cyclone Fani Caused Rs 525 Crore Infra Damage The Odisha Housing and Urban Development department on Tuesday said that Cyclone Fani that hit the coastal state on May 3 damaged Rs 525 crore worth of assets....
05:00, 05/15/2019

Government Will Not Share Extradition Details Of Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi The Ministry of External Affairs has refused to share details on the extradition of fugitive businessmen Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi, citing an RTI clause barring disclosure of information which would......
01:52, 05/16/2019

Forces loyal to Libya's U.N.-backed government receive military hardware A coalition of forces allied with Libya's U.N.-backed government of national accord (GNA) said it had received a shipment of armored vehicles and arms on Saturday as it tries to stop Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) from taking the capital...
19:52, 05/18/2019

What If the Asteroid Never Killed the Dinosaurs? An asteroid slammed down and did away with all the dinosaurs, paving the way for such developments as the human race, capitalism, and posting on the internet: it’s the story we all know and love. Yet if things had shaken out differently—if the astero...
16:00, 04/29/2019

UN anti-corruption body in Guatemala rebuts government’s reasons for expulsion order In a letter addressed to UN Secretary-General António Guterres, Iván Velásquez, the senior UN official in charge of the International Commission Against Impunity (CICIG) in Guatemela, has responded to the accusations made by the Government to justify...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Ex-government intelligence analyst leaked classified Al Qaeda documents to reporter: indictment A former government intelligence analyst leaked classified documents about military campaigns against Al Qaeda to a reporter that later published either in whole or in part, a new indictment charged....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Australian opposition holds slim lead over government ahead of May 18 election: poll Australia's opposition Labor Party retained a narrow lead over the conservative coalition government, a closely watched poll showed on Monday, while the Labor's leader popularity hit a four-year high days ahead of a general election....
02:26, 05/13/2019

Federal workers’ union rejects government offer, setting up possible strike vote The Public Service Alliance of Canada — the civil service's biggest union — has walked away from talks aimed at reaching new contracts affecting more than 100,000 workers....
23:26, 05/10/2019

South African government tells athletics body to appeal Semenya decision "The South African government said on Monday it was \"instructing\" the country\u0027s athletics governing body to appeal against the Court of Arbitration for Sport decision on female eligibility that directly affects their Olympic champion Caster Se...
14:52, 05/13/2019

Cuba government announces food rations in response to dire economic crisis Commerce Minister Betsy Diaz Velazquez told the state-run Cuban News Agency that various forms of rationing would be employed in order to deal with shortages of staple foods. She blamed the hardening of the U.S. trade embargo by the Trump administrat...
08:00, 05/11/2019

Scioli meets Interior Minister Frigerio to discuss government's 'consensus' agenda Former governor of Buenos Aires province and presidential hopeful, Daniel Scioli, said his presence at the meeting was part of his attempts to be "an anti-polarisation candidate who seeks equality, the recovery of salaries and pensions, and the devel...
15:13, 05/10/2019

South Korean government planning Linux migration as Windows 7 support ends The Interior Ministry is preparing a test deployment to determine compatibility with existing systems ahead of a potential broader deployment across the government....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Blaming government 'failure', Britain's Labour launches European vote campaign British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will urge both pro-EU voters and Brexit supporters on Thursday to vote for his opposition party at this month's European election, a poll he blamed on the Conservative government's "complete failure" to steer the c...
01:39, 05/09/2019

US government unveils new North Korean hacking tool as tensions continue to rise The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI on Thursday publicly identified a new North Korean malware capable of funneling information from a victim's computer network....
04:00, 05/10/2019

New UN data tool shows 'mismatch' between government aid and places modern slavery exists A new interactive data tool created by the UN University Centre for Policy Research, which shows a mismatch between where modern slavery occurs, and where governments are spending resources to address it, could help make a positive impact on policy d...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Spain is heading for a minority government with half the votes counted in today's election The center-left Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) leads in Sunday's general election in Spain but is short of an overall majority with 50% of the votes counted....
23:39, 04/28/2019

Sharad Pawar Votes In Mumbai, Urges People To Elect A Stable Government NCP chief Sharad Pawar pitched for a stable government at the Centre and urged citizens to come out in large numbers to cast their votes as he exercised his democratic righton Monday....
12:52, 04/29/2019

British government source sees Brexit breakthrough but not this week: BBC political editor A Brexit breakthrough in talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party is possible but unlikely this week, the BBC's political editor cited an unidentified senior government source as saying....
11:00, 05/07/2019

U.S., Taliban resume talks as Afghan government seeks role in peace process American and Taliban officials resumed talks in Qatar to end a 17-year war in Afghanistan on Wednesday while the Afghan government hosted a rare assembly in Kabul to ensure its interests are upheld in any peace deal....
12:26, 05/01/2019

The biggest government pledge to science spending for 60 years – but who benefits? | Sarah Main All political parties have said research and innovation can help raise living standards. A good start would be to invest in staffAmid the turbulence of Brexit deadlines and extensions, you might be pleased to know that there are at least some long-te...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Congress Government Tried To Bury Alwar Gang-Rape Case, Alleges Mayawati Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati demanded the Supreme Court act against the Congress government in Rajasthan for allegedly threatening the family of the gang-rape victim...
12:52, 05/11/2019

South Sudan parties agree on six more months to form unity government: IGAD South Sudan's ruling and opposition parties agreed on Friday to give themselves six more months to form a unity government as part of a peace deal they signed in September, the regional group IGAD said in a statement....
01:26, 05/04/2019

Denied H-1B Visa To Indian Techie, Silicon Valley Firm Sues US Government A Silicon Valley-based IT company has filed a lawsuit against the US government for denying the most sought-after H-1B visa to a highly qualified Indian professional, terming the renunciation......
09:52, 05/17/2019

6-year-old boy hit, killed by school bus in Maine RUMFORD, Maine — Police say a 6-year-old boy crossing a Rumford street on his bicycle was killed by a school bus. Police Chief Stacy Carter says the boy had rode off the sidewalk into an intersection at about 3 p.m. Wednesday as the bus with four stu...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Lucky the lynx killed in car accident The male lynx was killed on a state road along with the deer he was hunting. Lucky was one of the first lynx to be resettled in the wilderness of the western German state of Rhineland-Palatinate....
22:52, 05/16/2019

13 Killed In Private Jet Crash In Mexico Mexican authorities found Tuesday human remains that confirm the death of the 13 people on board a luxury jet that crashed over the weekend in the north of the country....
13:52, 05/08/2019

Pedestrian hit and killed in Catalina Foothills TUCSON – The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a deadly crash involving a pedestrian. According to Deputy Marissa Hernandez, it happened Wednesday night in the area of Sunrise Dr. and Hacienda del Sol Rd. The road is expec...
09:26, 05/09/2019

3-year-old killed by van in Brooklyn crash A 3-year-old boy riding his scooter down a Brooklyn sidewalk Thursday was killed when a commercial van delivering candy slammed into him, leaving his distraught mom wailing in the street as she cradled his dying body, police said. “My son! My son!” t...
23:26, 05/02/2019

Five Killed In Shanghai Building Collapse Five people were killed on Thursday when the roof of a Shanghai commercial building caved in upon construction workers who were renovating it, the city government said....
15:52, 05/16/2019

Teen Shot, Killed In La Grange LA GRANGE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– A teenager was shot and killed Sunday at an apartment complex in Oldham County. The Oldham Era is reporting that the 911 call came in around 4:50 p.m. from the Oldham Oaks Apartment complex on Christopher Lane. After ar...
15:52, 05/07/2019

Grandfather killed while trying to stop SUV from being repossessed A Texas man died while trying to stop a tow truck driver from repossessing his SUV in Houston, police and his distraught relatives said. Alberto Nduli, 68, confronted the driver after being awoken by a neighbor at about 7 a.m. Thursday, his sister-in...
16:00, 05/03/2019

| Ebola centre attacker killed in DRC Police and soldiers repelled an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo overnight, killing one assailant, a government official said....
20:52, 05/13/2019

Four Palestinians killed in Gaza protests A month-long cease in hostilities was broken by a new protest that turned violent at the Gaza border with Israel. Hamas has vowed to retaliate against what it called "Israeli aggression."...
05:26, 05/04/2019

Cyclist killed by car after blowing red light A cyclist was killed just a few blocks from his Brooklyn home when a car slammed into him after he blew a red light, police said Thursday. Kenichi Nakagawa, 22, was riding his bike south on Brooklyn Avenue near the corner of Dean Street in Crown Heig...
19:26, 05/16/2019

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

Officials for Venezuela President Maduro say government fighting coup as opposition calls for uprising In a video message, Juan Guaido said he had begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust Maduro and he called on the military to support him.        ...
15:13, 04/30/2019

The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border. The department of homeland security waived dozens of laws to build or replace barriers at the border. New barriers will go up at Organ Pipe ...
09:13, 05/15/2019

White Collar Watch: Elizabeth Holmes’s Possible Defense in Theranos Case: Put the Government on Trial The defense may claim regulators improperly brought actions against the company for its blood analysis technology when there was nothing improper taking place....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Exclusive: U.S. drug czar to travel to China to press government to stop fentanyl trafficking U.S. drug czar James Carroll says he will be traveling to China by year's end to inspect their efforts to crack down on fentanyl manufacturers and press them to do more....
21:13, 05/17/2019

Gavin Williamson sacked: Defence secretary asked to leave government over Huawei leak Theresa May has sacked Gavin Williamson as defence secretary following an investigation into the leak of information from a National Security Council meeting....
19:26, 05/01/2019

Cuban LGBT activists defy government, hold unprecedented indie pride parade Cuban gay rights activists held an unauthorized independent pride parade in Havana on Saturday despite the Communist government warning against it and calling it subversive, an unprecedented show of civil society in the one-party state....
02:13, 05/12/2019

Venezuelan government and opposition envoys have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving crisis, officials say CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan government and opposition envoys have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving crisis, officials say....
03:52, 05/16/2019

Opponents of solar project near Port Hope call on Ontario government to halt its construction A local resident claims the community was assured that a planned solar project would be cancelled as part of the party's election pledge to rip up bad green energy projects....
08:39, 05/09/2019

The government's plans to cut student fees threaten life-changing research | Stephanie Smith The cuts expected to be announced by the government to tuition fees next month will take a vital subsidy for science Everywhere you go, your life is improved by breakthroughs developed in the labs and classrooms of UK universities. Treatments for dia...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Are you British? India government asks Modi's main election rival, Gandhi, to respond India's government has asked Rahul Gandhi, the president of the main opposition Congress party, to respond to a complaint by a lawmaker from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party accusing him of holding dual British citizenship against Indian law....
11:25, 04/30/2019

Exclusive: Foreign government leases at Trump World Tower stir more emoluments concerns The U.S. State Department allowed at least seven foreign governments to rent luxury condominiums in New York's Trump World Tower in 2017 without approval from Congress, according to documents and people familiar with the leases, a potential violation...
18:39, 05/02/2019

Barr assigns US attorney in Connecticut to look into government surveillance involving Trump campaign: source Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection efforts targeting the Trump campaign were "lawful and appropriate," a person familiar with the sit...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Myanmar Government side-lining democratic reform, resorting to military era repression: UN expert The human rights situation in Myanmar continues to deteriorate, as the civilian government fails to bring about democratic reforms and instead resorts to the kind of repression carried out under previous military regimes, said the UN human rights exp...
18:13, 04/28/2019

One killed in attack on five-star hotel in Pakistan At least one person was killed in an attack on a five-star hotel in southwestern Pakistan, officials said. An official told Reuters most guests had been evacuated from the hotel in Gwadar as of Saturday evening. Gwadar is in the country’s poore...
00:26, 05/12/2019

Authorities: Man killed 2 women, planned to kill 2 others A 26-year-old mid-Michigan man killed two women, intended to kill two more and texted a former girlfriend that he "had been ridding the demons of some dear friends of his," authorities said Friday....
21:00, 05/10/2019

UN leader visits New Zealand mosques where 51 were killed CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has visited the two New Zealand mosques where 51 worshippers were killed by a gunman in March. Guterres told reporters outside the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch on Tuesday that...
05:39, 05/14/2019

Jackson Man Killed In Wolfe County Crash WOLFE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– One man is dead following an accident in Wolfe County. It happened around 12:56 a.m. Thursday on KY 15 South. According to Kentucky State Police, 54-year-old Shelia Couch, of Wooton, was operating a Chevy City Expres...
15:39, 05/02/2019

IS claims responsibility for Iraq blast that killed 8 BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a Baghdad market the previous day that killed 8 people. The extremist group released a statement early on Friday saying the bomber detonated his explosives ves...
11:39, 05/10/2019

Frenchman arrested after son, daughter killed in Germany BERLIN (AP) — German police say a 55-year-old Frenchman has been arrested on suspicion of killing his young children in the eastern city of Dresden. Police said Friday the children’s mother, a 26-year-old Senegalese citizen, is being treated in...
18:52, 05/10/2019

Father Arrested After 3-Year-Old Killed In Crash WARREN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man has been arrested after his toddler was killed in a crash. It happened around 7:39 p.m. Thursday in the 1300 block of Three Forks Road in Smiths Grove. According to a press release from the sheriff’s dep...
11:39, 05/10/2019

New Mexico man killed in Russian airliner fire A New Mexico man who had just landed his dream job as a fishing guide in Russia was among those killed when an airliner burst into flames in Moscow. Friends remember Jeremy Brooks as a fly-fishing expert who 'loved everyone.' (May 7)  ...
14:52, 05/07/2019

Muslim killed in Sri Lanka riots despite curfew Mobs have killed a Muslim man and vandalized mosques and stores in Sri Lanka despite a nationwide curfew. The state also shut down social media after Christians interpreted a Facebook post as threatening....
11:39, 05/14/2019

Firefighter killed, 3 injured in Wisconsin shooting APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Officials say a firefighter responding to a medical emergency has been killed in a shooting in Wisconsin that left three others injured. Authorities say the shooting happened after police and firefighters responded to a medical ...
14:13, 05/16/2019

PG&E Caused Fire That Killed 85, California Concludes State investigators said they found that PG&E’s equipment sparked the deadliest wildfire in California history, putting additional pressure on a company already facing billions of dollars in potential liability costs....
03:13, 05/16/2019

Up to 70 migrants killed as boat capsizes in Mediterranean Sea The International Organization for Migration called it the deadliest migrant boat sinking since January, and it comes as overall migrant arrivals to Europe are decreasing....
21:13, 05/10/2019

Remembering Tombstone man hit and killed by Tucson driver TOMBSTONE – Robert Keevers Lopez was from Tombstone. Friday, his friends and family gathered outside his favorite restaurant to remember a man they will never forget. The 62-year old, who went by the name of Keevers, comes from a very large fam...
07:00, 05/11/2019

5 from Tennessee killed in Illinois interstate crash MARION, Ill. (AP) — Police say five people from Memphis, Tennessee, heading to a funeral in Chicago were killed in a crash in southern Illinois. Illinois State Police said Friday that the driver of an SUV and its four passengers died Thursday afterno...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Woman, 81, killed herself after pension was frozen in error Joy Worrall took her own life in Wales after being left with no income, inquest hearsAn 81-year-old woman killed herself after running out of money when her pension was frozen due to an administrative error.Joy Worrall, 81, was too proud to tell her ...
22:39, 05/09/2019

Three killed, 10 injured in shooting at Guatemala prison Three people were killed and at least ten injured when shooting broke out at a prison near Guatemala City on Tuesday, a local emergency services official said....
20:39, 05/07/2019

Right to Repair bill killed, do you think the iPhone is really 'too complex' to fix on your own? Say what you will about trends, but when they get to California, and the Silicon Valley in particular, the stakes usually get sky high, and its landmark electronics repair legislation proposal is no different. Introduced by Assemblywoman Susan Talama...
17:00, 05/03/2019

At least 1 killed, and others injured in a school shooting outside Denver (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) At least one person was killed, and several others injured in a shooting at a suburban Denver middle school Tuesday, and two suspects were in custody, authorities said. Douglas County Undersheriff Holly Nicholson-Kluth sa...
03:39, 05/08/2019

Polio Vaccinator Is Shot and Killed in Pakistan The woman was part of a vaccination campaign. Another worker in her team was injured. A total of three polio workers have been killed this week as unfounded rumors against vaccines spread....
19:13, 04/28/2019

One injured, another killed in pair of subway accidents One person was hurt, and another was killed, during unrelated subway incidents overnight, police said Saturday. A homeless man was fatally struck by the shuttle train at Grand Central Station around 11:35 p.m. on Friday, police and FDNY spokespersons...
22:00, 05/04/2019

Man Shot, Killed By Louisville Officer Identified Djuantez Anthony Mitchell LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– The man who was shot and killed by police near Louisville has been identified. Bryan Arnold Police say 30-year-old Djuantez Anthony Mitchell was shot after he hit Officer Bryan Arnold with h...
13:13, 05/17/2019

N. Ireland: 2 charged over riot where journalist was killed LONDON (AP) — Two men have appeared in court charged with rioting in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, on the night journalist Lyra McKee was shot and killed. Prosecutors allege Paul McIntyre and Christopher Gillen are connected to the dissident paramil...
17:13, 05/11/2019

Sri Lankan gov’t minister: At least 1 Muslim killed in riots A Sri Lankan Cabinet minister says a Muslim man was killed and dozens of shops and mosques were destroyed in communal violence in apparent retaliation to the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people...
07:39, 05/14/2019

Firefighter killed, 3 hurt in Wisconsin shooting A firefighter responding to a medical emergency dies in a shooting at a Wisconsin bus station that leaves a police officer and two others injured (May 16)        ...
19:39, 05/16/2019

US-Nicaraguan man killed in detention served in US Navy A Nicaraguan-American dual national who died in a prison disturbance in Nicaragua served in the U.S. Navy and was a staunch opponent of the government of President Daniel Ortega, his cousin said Saturday....
01:00, 05/19/2019

Nine killed in gun battles in Indian-controlled Kashmir Indian troops and separatist militants clashed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday and nine people were killed, officials said, the latest casualties in a new phase of violence in the 30-year insurgency....
22:00, 05/16/2019

7 Children Killed In Landmine Blast In Afghanistan A landmine explosion killed seven children and wounded two others in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, as war ordnance again claimed civilian lives....
03:00, 05/12/2019

Medieval Weapon Enthusiasts Killed With Crossbows A quaint Bavarian hotel has become the scene of a murder mystery with medieval links. When hotel employees found the dead bodies of three people the scene was described as something akin to a scene from “Game of Thrones.” All three were found impaled...
02:26, 05/15/2019

Pet dog also perished in Harlem fire that killed mom and 5 kids The Harlem apartment fire that killed a mom and her five kids also slayed the family’s dog, relatives and sources say. The pet — a 2-year-old Yorkie named Penny — was found dead in one of the Frederick Samuel Houses unit’s bedrooms ...
20:26, 05/10/2019

6 Killed in Attack on Church in Burkina Faso The violence took place after Sunday services at a church in the country’s north, near the volatile border with Mali. A pastor was among those killed....
02:52, 04/30/2019

Lawyer: 17 wounded in prison where US-Nicaraguan man killed A Nicaraguan lawyer says 17 people who were arrested in previous anti-government protests were wounded in a prison disturbance in which a 57-year-old U.S. dual national was shot dead...
03:00, 05/18/2019

Five Killed In Attack On Five-Star Hotel In Pakistan Pakistan officials said three gunmen dressed as military officers raided the five-star Pearl Continental Hotel on Saturday, killing three hotel security guards, an employee and a navy soldier in the......
03:52, 05/13/2019

The Latest: 3 killed after pickup flattens trailer ID’d KNIGHTS LANDING, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on three family members killed after a suspected drunk driver plowed truck into trailer home (all times local): 3 p.m. Authorities have identified the three members of a family who were killed as they slept a...
01:26, 05/07/2019

Five killed in gun battle in Indian-controlled Kashmir Indian troops and separatist militants clashed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday and five people were killed including a civilian, officials said, the latest casualties in a new phase of violence in the 30-year insurgency....
12:13, 05/16/2019

The Latest: 3 killed after pickup flattens trailer ID'd The Latest on three family members killed after a suspected drunk driver plowed truck into trailer home (all times local): 3 p.m. Authorities have identified the three members of a family who were killed as they slept after a suspected drunk driver p...
00:52, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka Says 42 Foreigners Killed In Easter Blasts Sri Lankan authorities have identified 42 foreign nationals among the 253 people killed in the string of Easter suicide bombings, officials said Tuesday....
11:52, 04/30/2019

Officers killed in the line of duty in 2019 Working in law enforcement is one of the most dangerous jobs in America, but as of early May — 2019 is shaping up to be the least deadliest year for officers in the line of duty since 1965, according to data from the Officer Down Memorial Page....
16:13, 05/10/2019

At least 3 killed in suicide car bombing in Somali capital MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A police officer says a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a district headquarters in Somalia’s capital, killing at least three people. Capt. Mohamed Hussein says the bomber tried to en...
16:52, 05/14/2019

'Everyone was her sister': Woman killed at synagogue honored Family and friends remembered a woman killed in a shooting at a Southern California synagogue as a generous person dedicated to spreading kindness, with her daughter telling the crowd Monday that she knows her mother would forgive the man who took he...
03:26, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Dozens killed on Russian burning jet MOSCOW (AP) — The latest on an airplane that landed in flames at a Moscow airport (all times local): 1:05 a.m. Russian officials have given out conflicting numbers on a fiery airline accident at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, but they indicate ...
08:00, 05/06/2019

What famous car brands other than Plymouth and Pontiac have been killed off? Tesla is spending billions as an automobile startup. There's a long list of car brands that have been killed off because they failed or been absorbed.        ...
12:52, 05/02/2019

Ex-soldier who killed Iraqi prisoner thanks Trump A former U.S. soldier from Oklahoma who was pardoned this week for his 2009 conviction for murdering an Iraqi prisoner says he initially didn't answer the White House's phone call to tell him of the pardon. (May 8)     ...
01:13, 05/09/2019

| WATCH: Five killed in Shanghai building collapse Five people were killed when the roof of a Shanghai commercial building caved in upon construction workers who were renovating it, the city government said....
06:52, 05/17/2019

Man arrested during Nicaraguan protest killed in prison A 57-year-old man arrested for taking part in protests against Nicaragua’s government had been killed by a bullet in a prison north of the capital amid disturbances that left six prison officials injured...
05:39, 05/17/2019

Four people killed by a falling crane in Seattle Sarah Wong, a Seattle Pacific University freshman, was driving along one of Seattle's busiest streets Saturday when a crane fell from the roof of a building and crushed her car -- killing her and three others....
00:39, 04/30/2019

1 killed, 4 others shot, in New Jersey shooting: cops Five people were shot — at least one fatally — Sunday morning in New Jersey, police said. The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office confirmed the “multiple shooting incident” in North Bergen on Twitter just before 5:30 a.m. ...
00:13, 05/06/2019

1 Killed, 1 Injured In Vehicle Vs. Moped Accident MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Main Street in Richmond has reopened following a deadly crash between an SUV and a moped. It happened just after 11 p.m. Thursday near Main and Third streets. Police say there were two people on the moped, but it&#...
11:39, 05/10/2019

Mexico state plagued by violence: 682 killed In just the first few months of 2019, the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz has been plagued by bloodshed -- on the streets, in drive-by shootings, and even with a massacre at a family gathering....
04:13, 04/29/2019

Russians investigate plane fire that killed 41 The plane that burst into flames while making an emergency landing at a Moscow airport, killing 41 of the 78 people on board, was without radio communications because of a lightning strike. Investigation continues. (May 6)     &#...
03:39, 05/07/2019

Haftar forces shoot down Tripoli government warplane, LNA video shows apparent foreign pilot Forces loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar shot down a Tripoli government warplane purportedly flown by a foreign mercenary south of the Libyan capital on Tuesday, the Libyan National Army (LNA) said....
18:39, 05/07/2019

Macri government's 'roundtable' invite falls on deaf ears as negotiations continue with focus on governors Among the invitees are former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, the CGT union umbrella and the Church. Years of polarisation and an ongoing recession threatens President Macri's political future....
15:52, 05/08/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC cruises to election win, but support declines amid anger over government corruption The ruling African National Congress has cruised to the victory in South Africa’s presidential and parliamentary elections, albeit the support for the party has declined compared to five years ago due to controversies over government corruption....
15:39, 05/10/2019

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

UN rights experts call on Philippines Government to halt ‘unacceptable attacks’ on Victoria Tauli-Corpuz False claims levelled at the UN expert on the rights of indigenous peoples by her own Government in the Philippines, “are without grounding in fact or law” and must cease immediately, said a statement issued by a group of her fellow experts on Wednes...
16:39, 05/01/2019

Mother, newlyweds among 6 killed after Alaska planes crash ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A newly married couple, a pilot who used his family’s savings to buy his own plane, a devoted family man from Australia and an office manager at an insurance company with a vivacious personality and a heart of gold were...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Family dog killed in south side house fire TUCSON – A dog has died in connection to a fire at a south side home Friday morning. According to Tucson Fire Department, a fire broke out at a home at the 7000 block of South San Fernando Avenue, Near Elvira Road and 12th Avenue. Officials say...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Authorities: crop-dusters collide, 2 pilots killed Two small crop-dusting planes collided in midair and crashed into a Northern California rice field Wednesday, killing both pilots, according to the Sutter County Sheriff's Office. (May 16)        ...
11:13, 05/16/2019

Iraqi hospital says 4 killed in unrest in southern city BAGHDAD (AP) — A hospital and local authorities in the southern Iraqi city of Najaf say four people were killed in unrest that erupted as a mall burned down during a demonstration there. The Najaf province’s security command said security force...
12:13, 05/16/2019

Five foreign tourists killed in plane crash in Honduras Five foreign tourists, four of them Canadians, died on Saturday after a private plane they were traveling in crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from the island of Roatán, near the Atlantic coast of Honduras, local authorities said....
03:00, 05/19/2019

1 Killed In Sri Lanka Anti-Muslim Riots Despite Curfew Mobs slashed to death a Sri Lankan Muslim man despite a nationwide curfew imposed Monday night after anti-Muslim riots spread to three districts north of the capital in a violent backlash against......
23:39, 05/13/2019

Marine Corps says platoon commander killed in accident SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Marine Corps says a 24-year-old platoon commander from the nation’s capital has died after being injured in a rollover accident involving a light armored vehicle during training at Camp Pendleton, north of San Diego. Offici...
00:52, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Police say woman killed by officer not pregnant BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a woman shot and killed by a Texas police officer (all times local): 2 p.m. Police say a woman who was shot and killed by a Texas officer after she used his stun gun on him was not pregnant. Pamela Turner can be he...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Syria TV says 6 killed in insurgent attack on displaced camp Syria state TV says six people have been killed when insurgents lobbed missiles into a government-controlled displaced people’s camp in the country’s northwest...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Man killed, at least 2 hurt in shootings near Trump Miami resort A man was killed and at least two other people were injured Sunday in a pair of shootings near a South Florida resort bearing President Trump's name....
04:52, 05/13/2019

Four Catholics killed in another Burkina Faso church attack Unidentified assailants killed four Catholics and destroyed a statue of the Virgin Mary in northern Burkina Faso, a bishop said on Tuesday, the third deadly attack against Christians in the West African country in the span of two weeks....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Sudanese union says six killed in clashes with security forces KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudanese security forces shot and killed six people, including an army officer, in overnight clashes with protesters behind the uprising that drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month, a medical union said Tuesday. The ki...
17:26, 05/14/2019

Teen killed in horrific prom weekend crash A New Jersey teen was killed in a horrific car crash one day after having the time of her life at her high school prom, authorities said. Alexis “Lexi” Faye, 17, was killed in a Mercedez-Benz rented for the Newtown High School dance while...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Bystander killed as US rapper is targeted outside Trump resort Entourage of YoungBoy Never Broke Again return fire during shooting in which musician’s girlfriend and a five-year-old are hurtLouisiana rapper YoungBoy Never Broke Again has been targeted in a shooting in Miami that left a bystander dead and his gir...
15:52, 05/14/2019

Four killed in Sudan protests, military rulers say they will not allow chaos Sudan's ruling military council warned that it would not allow "chaos" after four people were killed in violence that broke out over an agreement on a political transition reached by the generals and protest groups....
14:13, 05/14/2019

Prosecutor: Pregnant teen killed while being shown photos CHICAGO (AP) — A prosecutor says a pregnant Chicago teen who was killed and whose baby was cut from her womb was strangled while being shown a photo album of the late son and brother of her attackers. The prosecutor told Cook County Judge Susana Orti...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Security agents attack Sudanese sit-ins, 6 killed in clashes Sudanese protesters say security agents loyal to ousted President Omar al-Bashir attacked their sit-ins overnight, setting off clashes that left six people dead, including an army officer...
13:39, 05/14/2019

3 killed in shootout in Mexico City market neighborhood MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City authorities are investigating the shooting deaths of three men in the Tepito neighborhood, which is known for its expansive street market and counterfeit goods trade. The city prosecutor’s office says a shootout M...
05:39, 05/14/2019

Pakistan Says Separatists Killed 5 in Attack on Luxury Hotel An assault on a hotel frequented by guests from China, which is investing heavily in the region, was “an effort to sabotage our economic prospects,” Prime Minister Imran Khan said....
01:26, 05/13/2019

Pregnant US Teen Killed, Baby Taken From Womb: Police Police in Chicago were questioning three people Thursday in connection with the murder of a pregnant teenager whose unborn baby was taken from her womb after her death....
08:52, 05/17/2019

Police: 4 combatants, 1 civilian killed in Kashmir fighting SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Three rebels, an army soldier and a civilian were killed early Thursday during a gunbattle in disputed Kashmir that triggered anti-India protests and clashes, officials and residents said. The gunbattle broke out in a neighborh...
09:00, 05/16/2019

"Jamal Would Have Been Disappointed... ": Killed Saudi Journalist's Fiance The fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi criticized the U.S. response to his killing on Wednesday, saying that the Trump administration has failed to uphold American values by allowing......
07:00, 05/16/2019

Teen cyclist killed in car-door crash in Brooklyn A 16-year-old bicyclist was killed after crashing into an open car door, then getting run over by a passing box truck in Brooklyn Wednesday night, police said. The cyclist was pedaling north on 17th Avenue near 53rd Street in Borough Park at about 5:...
04:13, 05/16/2019

14-year-old Massachusetts boy killed by pack of dogs he was tending A 14-year-old boy Massachusetts boy was mauled to death Thursday night by a pack of dogs that he was tending for a homeowner who was out of town.        ...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Camp Fire, which killed 85 in California, blamed on PG&E lines LOS ANGELES — State investigators said Wednesday that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. electrical transmission lines caused the Camp Fire, which killed 85 people in Northern California last year. The utility, known as PG&E, said in financial filings in Feb...
20:52, 05/16/2019

| Egypt's Sinai: At least 47 fighters, 5 troops killed in battle Forty-seven fighters and five Egyptian soldiers were killed during Egypt's ongoing military offensive in the restive Sinai Peninsula, where it is fighting Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant....
20:52, 05/16/2019

Reporter shot and killed in Mexican tourist resort A crime reporter has been shot and killed in the beach resort of Playa del Carmen on Mexico's Caribbean coast, authorities said on Thursday, the latest in a rising death toll of journalists under the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrado...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Ride of Silence to honor cyclists killed on the road Bicycle traffic signal, green light, road bike, free bike zone or area, bike sharing / Getty Images TUCSON – Hundreds of silent cyclists are expected to gather Wednesday night to honor and mourn those who were killed by motorists on the road. Partici...
19:26, 05/15/2019

Ugh, So Obnoxious: This Guy Just Pulled Out An Acoustic Guitar At A Party And Killed Someone With It Prepare to be seriously annoyed, because something pretty obnoxious just happened at a party in Los Angeles: This guy just pulled out an acoustic guitar and killed someone with it....
19:00, 05/15/2019

Three Britons and a South African killed in Dubai air crash Investigation launched after UK-registered light aircraft crashes near Dubai international airport Three Britons and a South African have died in a plane crash near Dubai international airport, according to the Emirati authorities.A UK-registered lig...
23:52, 05/16/2019