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‘All efforts must be made’ to ensure peaceful elections for Guinea-Bissau, Security Council hears

Since the inauguration of Guinea-Bissau’s new Government in July, the political arena has been dominated by preparation for presidential elections, the assistant chief for UN peacekeeping operations in Africa t...

‘All efforts must be made’ to ensure peaceful elections for Guinea-Bissau, Security Council hears

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Threat from petty criminals who turn to terrorism, a growing concern, Security Council hears The less predictable threats represented by small-time criminals who have opportunistically embraced terrorism, are a source of growing concern, the ...
00:15 2019-07-10

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, Un...
19:00 2019-05-28

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on...
17:30 2019-05-21

Attempt to defy international law over Golan sovereignty ‘doomed to failure’ Security Council hears A majority of Security Council members on Wednesday stressed the importance of upholding international law regarding the occupied Golan , in the face...
17:30 2019-05-21

‘Deadly environment’ plus ‘political and social’ obstacles hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo, Security Council hears The problems of eradicating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not only medical, but also linked “to a variety of political and social...
21:15 2019-07-24

‘Firmly united’ Security Council can bolster Colombia’s efforts to secure lasting peace, says UN envoy The Colombian peace process is an outstanding example of how much support the United Nations can provide when the Security Council is ‘firmly united’...
00:15 2019-07-20

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new me...
00:45 2019-06-08

"Centre Making Efforts To Ensure Peace In J&K": President To Parliament President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the central government is making all efforts to ensure a safe and peaceful environment for the people of J...
12:45 2019-06-20

Inclusion, empowerment and equality, must be ‘at the heart of our efforts’ to ensure sustainable development, says UN chief The world’s people are demanding “transformative change that is fair and sustainable,” Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, calling on...
01:45 2019-07-17

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert ...
20:15 2019-07-03

Voters head to polls with expectation of ‘peaceful, free and fair' elections: UN News special report from Guinea-Bissau After months of preparation by hundreds of national and international officials, including the United Nations, around 760,000 registered voters from ...
16:30 2019-05-21

‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threa...
23:45 2019-06-04

Somalia security remains a concern, head of UN Mission warns Security Council Despite “encouraging” developments, insecurity across Somalia remains a serious concern, James Swan, head of the UN Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), warne...
04:15 2019-08-22

Top India security official: Despite death, Kashmir peaceful India’s top security official says the death of a 19-year-old man hit by pellets fired by security forces in Kashmir was unfortunate, but demonstrate...
14:45 2019-09-07

Peaceful Iceland amazed at weapons in Pence security detail Air Force Two, military jets and armed personnel have arrived in Iceland with armed personnel as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visits the nation con...
23:45 2019-09-04

Canada says Microsoft and Facebook will do more to help ensure security of election Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bo...
00:00 2019-05-28

UPDATE 1-Canada says Microsoft and Facebook will do more to help ensure security of election Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bo...
00:00 2019-05-28

ECJ hears landmark case over Facebook data security Are EU citizens protected enough from US surveillance when Facebook transfers their personal data? The job of answering that question now lies with E...
13:45 2019-07-09

US pulls out of Reagan-era arms treaty, saying Russia 'made no efforts' to comply A historic arms control treated signed between President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev three decades was scrapped after President...
16:45 2019-08-02

Ex-Facebook security chief calls tech regulatory efforts 'confused' Facebook's former chief security officer says the FTC's settlement with the social media giant doesn't address some of the main privac...
07:30 2019-07-25

Mark Zuckerberg claims Facebook security efforts will suffer if company is broken up (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Mark Zuckerberg is countering calls to break up Facebook, saying that doing so would only diminish his company's...
19:01 2019-05-24

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on...
03:15 2019-07-06

UN Security Council has its first meeting on Kashmir in decades According to a UN diplomat, council members failed to even come up with a statement to the press -- the lowest level of Council action. UN diplomats ...
07:15 2019-08-17

UN Security Council to meet on North Korea North Korea has conducted two ballistic missile tests in less than a week in violation of UN resolutions. The missile tests come as the US and North ...
05:00 2019-08-01

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.'s most powerful body for the first time along...
22:45 2019-06-07

Kashmir: Is the UN Security Council reluctant to get involved? Although the Security Council told India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute bilaterally, it didn't call a formal meeting or issue a statemen...
13:45 2019-08-17

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that “nothing can be meaningfully fixed” until Gaza’s Hamas ru...
20:45 2019-05-22

Pak Says Will Move UN Security Council On Kashmir With China's Support Pakistan says it will move the United Nations Security Council with China's support with a motion to condemn India for its decision to strip Jammu an...
20:00 2019-08-10

Pakistan asks UN Security Council to meet over Kashmir Pakistan has requested that the UN Security Council meet over India abolishing Kashmir's special autonomous status. Tensions have escalated in the re...
15:15 2019-08-14

With ISIL down but not out, continued vigilance is key, UN Security Council told Despite ISIL’s territorial defeat in Syria, the terrorist group, also known as Da’esh “continues to aspire to global relevance”, the United Nations t...
06:45 2019-08-28

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head...
19:45 2019-05-24

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy prot...
11:15 2019-06-04

Saudi crown prince, France's Macron discuss efforts to achieve stability and security in the region Saudi crown prince Mohamed bin Salman received a phone call from French president Emmanuel Macron on Saturday and they tackled the latest development...
08:45 2019-09-08

US elections need massive security overhaul for 2020: report A sweeping overhaul of America’s electoral infrastructure is needed in order to prevent foreign interference as the 2020 elections loom, a grou...
20:45 2019-06-10

UN Security Council Holds Closed-Door Meeting On Kashmir The United Nations Security Council on Friday held a rare closed-door meeting to discuss the central government's move to end the special status of J...
19:15 2019-08-16

Pakistan asks U.N. Security Council to meet on Kashmir crisis Pakistan has called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council, saying India's revoking of autonomous status to its section of d...
10:45 2019-08-14

UN Security Council Chief Refuses To Comment On Pak Letter On Article 370 UN Security Council or UNSC President Joanna Wronecka on Thursday refused to comment on Pakistan's letter to the world body regarding abrogation of A...
09:00 2019-08-09

Woman: Hand-licking former UN Security Council president raped me twice A Rwandan woman says she was raped twice by a United Nations ambassador — who allegedly licked her hand and made other creepy advances before having ...
04:15 2019-06-15

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib ...
11:15 2019-06-04

‘Perseverance is key’ to Iraq’s future, UN envoy tells Security Council Although Iraq is “hard at work building on progress made to date”, a top United Nations official told the Security Council on Wednesday that decades ...
00:15 2019-08-29

Pak, China Ask For UN Security Council Meet To Discuss Kashmir: Official China has formally asked for "closed consultations" in the UN Security Council to discuss India revoking the special status to Jammu and Kashmir afte...
07:45 2019-08-15

ISIL down but not out, vigilance remains important, UN Security Council told Despite ISIL’s territorial defeat in Syria, the terrorist group, also known as Da’esh “continues to aspire to global relevance”, the United Nations t...
00:45 2019-08-28

"10 Years Of Debate, No Result": India, G4 On UN Security Council Reform India along with the other G-4 nations today strongly criticised the "very frustrating" developments in the UN Security Council reform process this y...
10:30 2019-06-28

UN Security Council, chief condemn Cairo terror attack The U.N. Security Council has condemned in the strongest terms “the cowardly terrorist act” in Cairo that killed at least 20 people and injured other...
21:00 2019-08-06

Trump’s Mideast envoy blasts UN Security Council over peace process President Trump’s Middle East envoy lashed out Tuesday at the United Nations Security Council over its handling of peace talks between the Israelis a...
05:45 2019-07-24

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violen...
21:45 2019-06-19

Trump's Middle East envoy faces resistance at U.N. Security Council A plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians cannot rely on global consensus, inconclusive international law and "unclear" United Nations res...
01:30 2019-07-24

Russia, China seek U.N. Security Council meeting on U.S. missile developments Russia and China have asked the United Nations Security Council to meet on Thursday over "statements by U.S. officials on their plans to develop and ...
07:15 2019-08-22

UAE to present tanker attack report to U.N. Security Council members: diplomats The United Arab Emirates will present to U.N. Security Council members on Thursday the results of an investigation into attacks targeting four oil ta...
18:45 2019-06-06

US thwarts UN Security Council condemnation of attack on Libya migrant center The UN Security Council failed to issue a statement condemning the bombing in Libya. Washington earlier criticized the attack as "abhorrent," but did...
10:01 2019-07-04

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabiliti...
01:15 2019-06-21

Report on tanker attacks to be presented to U.N. Security Council: Sky News Arabia The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Norway will present to the U.N. Security Council on Thursday the results of a joint probe into attacks tar...
12:01 2019-06-06

UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’ Security Council members issued a statement on Monday offering “their full support” to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, after he had...
18:00 2019-06-11

Climate Denialist to Depart White House National Security Council William Happer, a National Security Council adviser who tried unsuccessfully to create a federal panel to attack climate science, plans to leave the ...
22:15 2019-09-11

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current s...
00:30 2019-07-17

UN Security Council To Hold Meeting Over North Korea Missile Tests The United Nations Security Council will meet behind closed doors on Thursday to discuss North Korea's recent ballistic missiles tests, diplomats sai...
03:15 2019-08-01

‘No time to lose’ UN envoy tells Security Council, ‘Yemen cannot wait’ One month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing “a crucial moment” in the course of its long and b...
19:45 2019-08-20

Pakistan asks U.N. Security Council to meet over India moves in Kashmir Pakistan on Tuesday asked the United Nations Security Council to meet over India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the Hi...
22:45 2019-08-13

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions p...
14:31 2019-05-21

China asks for U.N. Security Council to discuss Kashmir this week: diplomats China on Wednesday backed Pakistan's request for the United Nations Security Council to discuss India's decision to revoke the special status of Jamm...
02:45 2019-08-15

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result...
14:45 2019-05-21

US elections in 2020 need massive overhaul to protect them, security experts argue A sweeping overhaul of America's electoral infrastructure is needed in order to prevent foreign interference as the 2020 elections loom, a group of s...
02:45 2019-06-08

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representa...
14:31 2019-05-21

Security Council must ‘come together’ to address the plight of children trapped in armed conflict, says UN envoy It is “vitally important” that the Security Council “come together” on the current plight of children affected by armed conflict across the globe”, V...
01:45 2019-08-03

Political solutions ‘prerequisite to sustainable peace’, Lacroix tells Security Council While peacekeeping is an “essential tool” for preventing conflict and reducing the risk of relapse, “political solutions are a prerequisite to sustai...
21:15 2019-09-09

UN suspending handover of camps in Darfur, UN peacekeeping chief tells Security Council The joint African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), is suspending the handover of any more camps for displaced civilians to the Sudanese military,...
18:30 2019-06-14

Five years on from ISIL ‘caliphate’ proclamation in Iraq, Security Council makes first-ever visit The Security Council has concluded a first-ever visit to Iraq on Saturday, five years on from the proclamation, by the ISIL terrorist group, of a “ca...
19:30 2019-07-01

Yemeni children ‘dying right now’ due to food aid diversions Beasley warns Security Council Food continues to be taken “from the mouths of hungry little boys and little girls” in many areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels, warned the he...
21:15 2019-06-17

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres t...
14:37 2019-05-21

‘Whole spectrum of Afghan society’ must get behind peace talks, UN envoy tells Security Council The long Afghan conflict can only be resolved by “direct talks” between its own people, the chief of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)...
22:15 2019-09-10

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high ...
16:30 2019-05-21

St. Vincent and the Grenadines breaks a record, as smallest ever Security Council seat holder Following a secret ballot held on Friday, the UN General Assembly elected five countries to the Security Council, including St. Vincent and the Grena...
22:45 2019-06-07

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was b...
23:15 2019-06-07

U.N. Security Council overcomes Chinese veto threat to renew Afghanistan mission The United Nations Security Council unanimously agreed on Tuesday to extend a U.N. political mission in Afghanistan after last-minute talks overcame ...
18:15 2019-09-17

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security C...
05:00 2019-06-14

Libyan Security Forces Arrest Two Russians Allegedly Attempting to Interfere in Elections (Bloomberg)— Libyan security forces have arrested two men accused of working for a Russian troll farm seeking to influence elections in the oil...
05:15 2019-07-06

UN Security Council discusses Kashmir, China urges India and Pakistan to ease tensions The Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Indian and Pakistani-administered Kashmir on Friday, addressing the issue dir...
00:45 2019-08-17

‘Young people care about peace’: UN Youth Envoy delivers key message to Security Council After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth Councils in Denmark, the UN’s Youth Envoy visit...
02:15 2019-07-18

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber o...
21:30 2019-05-23

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a...
18:45 2019-05-21

Persistent threat of war erodes prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold...
22:30 2019-08-03

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in str...
20:45 2019-06-27

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more inte...
04:00 2019-05-22

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in ar...
01:15 2019-06-12

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanita...
14:31 2019-05-21

Security Council gravely concerned by Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, demands immediate end to violence hampering response The UN Security Council on Friday expressed grave concern about the current Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and s...
20:45 2019-08-02

With Libyans now ‘fighting the wars of others’ inside their own country, UN envoy urges Security Council action to end violence Fighting in Libya “shows no signs of abating”, the head of the United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL), told the Security Council on Monday, painting...
20:45 2019-07-31

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on inter...
14:31 2019-05-21

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes: Security Council condemns attack The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the ...
04:45 2019-08-04

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the U...
20:30 2019-06-27

‘Do something’; UN relief chief urges Security Council action to stop the Syrian carnage unfolding ‘in front of your eyes’ Bombing and shelling in Syria for more than 90 days by the Government and Russia have led to “carnage in the so-called de-escalation zone” of Idlib, ...
20:00 2019-07-31

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but d...
14:31 2019-05-21

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” ov...
22:45 2019-05-22

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General An...
05:45 2019-06-13

Millions in Idlib ‘counting on your support to make the violence stop’, UN relief chief tells Security Council Despite an agreement signed nearly a year ago on a halt to further escalation in Syria’s war-battered Idlib, “the bombing and fighting go on in plain...
01:45 2019-08-30

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomat...
14:31 2019-05-21

UN Security Council ‘utterly failed’ Syrian detainees; a victim voices her plea to ‘end impunity and stop this horror’  The Security Council has “utterly failed Syrian detainees and their families”, Amina Khoulani, Co-founder of Families for Freedom, told the Security ...
23:00 2019-08-07

Voices of Afghan women ‘must be heard at the table in the peace process and beyond’ UN deputy chief tells Security Council Afghan women have “paid a high price” during their country’s nearly four decades of conflict, the United Nations deputy chief said on Friday, address...
17:45 2019-07-31

Sudan: New political transition, bolstered by peacebuilding, could bring long-term stability to Darfur, Security Council told “Important developments” under way in Sudan since midsummer, including a pledge to end the country’s outstanding conflicts, and the establishment of ...
23:45 2019-08-26

Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit and letter’ of Ukraine agreements to be upheld, as Russia issues simplified citizenship decree The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any un...
14:37 2019-05-21

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold...
20:00 2019-06-20

Presidential election: ‘Key moment’ to reaffirm Afghanistan’s democratic political structure, UN mission chief tells Security Council  The presidential election scheduled for 28 September will be a “key moment to reaffirm the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s democratic political structure...
23:45 2019-06-19

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere, Security Council warned A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels...
17:30 2019-05-21

Three UN workers killed following Benghazi car bomb attack, as Security Council meets in emergency session, honours their ‘ultimate sacrifice’ Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday condemned a car bomb attack in front of a shopping mall in the Libyan city of Benghazi, which left thr...
20:45 2019-08-11

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of figh...
17:30 2019-05-21

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calli...
03:01 2019-06-28

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan cris...
15:30 2019-05-21

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for children in Middle East and North Africa, climate and migration links Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, cli...
20:45 2019-08-02

Trump takes swipes at Bolton, says former national security adviser made 'big mistakes' President Trump blasted John Bolton Wednesday for making "some big mistakes" during his tenure as national security adviser, extending the veteran Re...
20:45 2019-09-11

Not clear UK has made final decision on Huawei, says U.S. national security adviser Bolton U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton said on Thursday it was not clear to the United States that a decision on British...
16:45 2019-05-30

Monday’s Daily Brief: US-DPRK relationship reset, ‘Horrific’ Kabul bombing, Anti-conscription plan in Syria, Climate change heat stress, Security Council in Iraq This Monday, we cover: Guterres welcomes possible US-DPRK diplomatic upgrade; Taliban attack hits schools; UN-Syria action plan on child soldiers; Cl...
00:30 2019-07-02

Dems Investigating Whether Pompeo Made Security Detail Pick Up His Large Adult Son and Get His Takeout Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, as fourth in the line of succession to the president and head of the State Department, is often protected by member...
06:15 2019-07-02

UPDATE 1-Not clear UK has made final decision on Huawei, says U.S. national security adviser Bolton U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton said on Thursday it was not clear to the United States that a decision on British...
16:45 2019-05-30

Monday’s Daily Brief: UN chief talks climate action at G7, WFP official visits camp in Central African Republic, Deadly violence at Lesvos migrant centre, Security Council meets on AU-UN Darfur mission A recap of Monday’s stories: UN chief urges more action from G7 leaders to tackle ‘climate emergency’; WFP official visits camp for displaced in Cent...
01:15 2019-08-27

Thursday’s Daily Brief: UN refugee agency on Venezuelan migrant crisis, dramatic resurgence' of measles in Europe, a UN News visit to former nuclear test site, Colombian law for disabled persons receives praise, Security Council on violence in Yemen A recap of Thursday's stories: 'No end in sight' to massive movement of Venezuelan migrants and refugees; 'Dramatic resurgence' of measles threatens ...
03:15 2019-08-30

Head of Sudan's now-defunct military council sworn in as head of new sovereign council General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the outgoing head of Sudan's military council, was sworn in as head of the newly-formed Sovereign Council in front of...
11:45 2019-08-21

EU, US urge Albania’s opposition to keep protests peaceful The European Union, the United States and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violen...
19:15 2019-05-25

Hundreds of thousands turn out for peaceful HK protest Hong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain in the Chinese territory, where ...
18:45 2019-08-18

Merkel says peaceful solution needed for Hong Kong German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she discussed Hong Kong with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and that there needed to be a peaceful so...
09:45 2019-09-06

Hawaii officials say they want peaceful end to protest over giant telescope Thirty Meter Telescope to be built on state’s highest peakMore than 1,000 activists fight development on Mauna KeaOfficials in Hawaii said on Friday ...
18:00 2019-07-20

EU urges Albania's opposition to hold peaceful protests The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests ...
19:30 2019-05-25

Will See How To Ensure An-32 Crash Does Not Happen Again: Air Force Chief The Indian Air Force will investigate the cause of the recent crash of a transport aircraft in Arunachal Pradesh and ensure such accidents do not hap...
13:01 2019-06-15

"Committed To Ensure Justice For All": Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said that the state government is committed to frame good laws in order to ensure justice for al...
10:15 2019-07-17

Barring Minor Incidents, Eid Peaceful In Jammu And Kashmir, Say Police The festival of Eid-al-Adha went peacefully in Jammu and Kashmir today, the government said, sharing photos of the mosques in and around Srinagar and...
18:15 2019-08-12

These engineers and tech execs want to create a peaceful lunar settlement A group of Silicon Valley tech executives and engineers want to create a peaceful, multinational lunar settlement. According to Bloomberg, the San Fr...
20:45 2019-09-05

Climate change helping 'make world less peaceful', report says Climate change is helping to make the world less peaceful by causing conflicts or making them worse by affecting livelihoods, security and resources,...
14:30 2019-06-12

Hundreds of thousands turn out for peaceful Hong Kong protest Hong Kong enjoyed a rare calm weekend after 10 weeks of civil unrest, with no violent clashes reported Sunday as up to 1.7 million protesters turned ...
05:45 2019-08-19

Police keep low profile at huge, peaceful Hong Kong protest Hong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain in the Chinese territory, where ...
22:15 2019-08-18

Protesters and police clash in Hong Kong after peaceful march Police use pepper spray and truncheons after protest about cross-border tradersClashes broke out between police and protesters in Hong Kong on Saturd...
17:45 2019-07-13

Hong Kong readies for further protests after huge, peaceful rally Hong Kong is gearing up for further protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacef...
11:45 2019-08-19

Angela Merkel calls for peaceful resolution in Hong Kong The protracted trade dispute between the US and China is affecting other countries as well, Merkel has told the Chinese premier. The German chancello...
16:45 2019-09-06

NY moves to ensure Trump pardons can’t nix state charges ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A presidential pardon won’t be enough to clear a person of similar state charges under legislation approved by New York sta...
00:30 2019-05-22

Heat is on Tottenham to ensure Madrid was just the beginning - not the highlight On Saturday afternoon, just as the temperature in Madrid was approaching its fearsome peak, a group of Tottenham legends, led by former captain Gary ...
18:00 2019-06-03

Government To Ensure People Of J&K Face No Problem In Eid Celebration: PM Amid a lockdown in Jammu and Kashmir following the centre's move to end the special status to the state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday sai...
20:30 2019-08-08

Premier League will not use VAR to ensure keepers toe line on penalties "Video Assistant Referees (VAR) in the Premier League will not determine whether goalkeepers have moved off their line during penalties, leaving the ...
19:45 2019-06-20

Working To Ensure No Family Remains Without LPG Connection: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that his government was working tirelessly to ensure no family remains without an LPG connection, addin...
08:45 2019-09-08

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to ...
20:30 2019-05-21

Kenley Jansen uses intentional balk to ensure Dodgers’ win Kenley Jansen went to extreme measures to get Jason Heyward out of his hair. With Heyward on second – potentially reading the catcher’s signs – and t...
01:15 2019-06-16

Global Peace Index: Afghanistan ranks as world's least peaceful nation; U.S. No. 128 The world is "considerably less peaceful now" than it was a decade ago, as the Middle East has become more violent and terrorist attacks have risen, ...
23:15 2019-06-13

UNESCO explores digital tech and games for ‘more peaceful and sustainable societies’ UNESCO is promoting social and emotional learning in children and how to use digital technologies to build more peaceful and sustainable societies.Re...
04:30 2019-07-23

'He came to kill Hispanics': peaceful El Paso left wounded by possible hate crime Residents across the city, which is among the safest in the US, are reeling from the attack that left at least 21 dead The sheriff of El Paso did not...
19:15 2019-08-05

Peaceful Neighbourhood Pakistan's Priority, Imran Khan Tells Trump Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has told US President Donald Trump that normal ties with India will be beneficial for both the countries, assertin...
14:30 2019-07-23

Hong Kong: Angela Merkel calls for peaceful solution to unrest The German chancellor is seeking an end to the unrest in Hong Kong through amicable talks. She says the constitution, protecting residents' freedoms,...
00:45 2019-08-15

Hong Kong leader says she hopes peaceful protest was a turning point Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore peace and that...
05:15 2019-08-20

| US names envoy to find 'peaceful political solution' in Sudan: official The US State Department has nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful politica...
14:15 2019-06-13

Portland mayor praises police after 'largely peaceful' day of far-right, far-left demonstrations The mayor of Portland, Ore., said Saturday night that his city had avoided the "worst-case scenario" after members of far-right groups and far-left m...
10:15 2019-08-18

UN refugee chief urges India to ensure no one left stateless The United Nations’ top refugee official urged India to ensure no one is left stateless by the exclusion of nearly 2 million people from a citizenshi...
05:15 2019-09-02

Government's Plan To Ensure Air India Sale By End Of This Year: Report Air India, which is surviving on Rs 30,000 croretaxpayer-funded bailout, has failed to maintain its market dominance as a slew of carriers including ...
13:15 2019-07-16

Trump: Space Command will 'ensure US dominance' of final frontier Donald Trump has tasked a four-star air force general with spearheading efforts to maintain US dominance across space, declaring the final frontier v...
15:15 2019-08-30

New Brunswick chiefs unified to ensure province consults over shale gas In a news release, the province's 15 Mi'kmaq and Wolastoqey chiefs says they are officially putting the provincial government on notice that they wil...
18:45 2019-07-24

United Nations Urges India to Ensure No One Is Left Stateless (BERLIN) — The U.N.’s top refugee official urged India to ensure no one is left stateless by the exclusion of nearly 2 million people fro...
15:15 2019-09-02

China's agri ministry emphasizes need to ensure stable hog market China's agriculture ministry said on Tuesday that it would work to ensure the country's pork supplies and to keep the hog market stable despite the s...
20:30 2019-07-23

Alpine huts take drastic action to ensure the bed bugs don't bite German refuge tells tourists to microwave sleeping bags in effort to halt infestation Remote Alpine mountain refuges are battling an infestation of b...
16:45 2019-07-12

These Democrats Are Trying to Ensure the Term ‘Socialism’ Doesn’t Define Them in 2020 Last week, Sen. Bernie Sanders stood on stage at a Washington, D.C., college campus extolling the virtues of democratic socialism in what his preside...
19:45 2019-06-19

Education critical to ensure future of forests, and reverse their destruction The UN drew attention to the vital role that forests play in addressing some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges on Thursday, and the im...
23:15 2019-05-21

"Now To Ensure A Fair Trial": Indian Counsel After Kulbhushan Jadhav Win With retired Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav getting a reprieve from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday, Indian lead counsel Harish...
23:00 2019-07-17

Would Ensure Next Maharashtra Chief Minister Is From Our Party: Shiv Sena The Shiv Sena, which is an ally of the BJP-led Maharashtra government, has said the next chief minister of the state will be from Uddhav Thackeray's ...
18:15 2019-06-20

Vietnam blogger jailed for six years for Facebook posts calling for peaceful protests European Union criticises imprisonment of Nguyen Ngoc Anh, saying he has right to peaceful freedom of expression An environmental activist has been j...
09:00 2019-06-07

Hong Kong: Police, protesters injured as peaceful march turns violent Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong's northern town of Sha Tin for a peaceful march that turned violent Sunday after pol...
18:15 2019-07-15

Canada supports peaceful assembly, condemns violence in Hong Kong: Freeland There have been months of protests in the semi-autonomous region as some residents accuse the Communist Party-ruled Chinese government of chipping aw...
04:15 2019-08-18

Moscow’s peaceful protests enrage the Kremlin because its only tool is violence | Alexey Kovalev Thousands are calling for opposition candidates to be allowed to run for office, without lifting a finger against the authoritiesOn a typical weekday...
11:45 2019-08-12

Prashant Kishor Can't Ensure Trinamool's 2021 Victory: Shivraj Chouhan BJP national vice-president Shivraj Singh Chouhan today said the TMC bringing on board poll strategist Prashant Kishor to chalk out the path for vict...
03:01 2019-08-01

| Rights group urges Sudan military to ensure safety during rallies An international rights group has demanded Sudan's military rulers guarantee the safety of protesters ahead of planned mass rallies and following a d...
21:45 2019-06-28

National Nutrition Week 2019: 5 Diet Tips Every Woman In Her 30's Should Ensure  Nutrition Week 2019: If you are a woman in your thirties and feeling excessively stressed, lethargic and sleepless - well you are not alone. But, the...
22:15 2019-09-02

To ensure a green future the UK cannot rely on free markets alone | Richard Partington The scale of the climate emergency requires nothing less than full government engagementWith just 11 years left to prevent irreversible damage caused...
04:45 2019-07-08

Hong Kong braces for weekend protests as German leader appeals for peaceful solution Hong Kong is bracing for more demonstrations this weekend, with protesters threatening to disrupt transport links to the airport, after embattled lea...
09:45 2019-09-06

Hong Kong families form peaceful human chains ahead of airport protest Thousands of chanting Hong Kong protesters joined hands to form human chains on Friday in a peaceful protest, with almost three months of anti-govern...
20:15 2019-08-23

Greens pledge to regulate tech giants to ensure only ‘verifiable identities’ on platforms Is it possible for a government to enact this type of regulation, and would it actually address the problems the Greens have referenced? Global News ...
21:15 2019-09-17

Julián Castro buys anti-Trump ad on Fox News – to ensure the president sees it Democratic 2020 contender buys targeted ad on Trump’s favorite network that accuses president of ‘stoking the fire of racists’On Wednesday, a new ad ...
19:45 2019-08-13

'Sex-Sorted Semen' Doses For Cows To Ensure Female Calve Birth: Minister Union Minister for Animal Husbandry Giriraj Singh on Saturday said the government plans to introduce "sex-sorted semen" technology to ensure more fem...
05:15 2019-09-01

People have fallen for women’s football. We must ensure it’s a long-term relationship | Eni Aluko The future of the women’s game has never looked brighter but keeping fans interested after the World Cup is vital to its growthThe Women’s World Cup ...
13:45 2019-07-09

He Hears America Singing Guns N’ Roses In “Nouns & Verbs: New and Selected Poems,” Campbell McGrath celebrates chain restaurants, rock music and the joyful raucous stupidity of pop culture...
18:15 2019-06-11

Amid Gulf Tension, Navy Deploys Warship To Ensure Indian Vessels' Safety Amid rising tensions between the US and Iran as well as recent incidents related to maritime security, the Navy has deployed its warships in the Gulf...
23:00 2019-06-20

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid...
11:00 2019-06-11

PM saw parliament as 'obstacle' to Brexit plans, court hears Boris Johnson has been accused of silencing MPs to avoid scrutiny over his Brexit plans at the opening of a Supreme Court showdown over the decision ...
14:45 2019-09-17

Flint hears from prosecutors who dropped water charges FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors who dropped charges against eight people in the Flint water scandal have explained their decision in a public forum. ...
04:15 2019-06-29

Joe Biden hears your taunts about his age, but he's busy running for president As Joe Biden worked his way down the rope line at the Boone County Fairgrounds Friday, his campaign was dealing with what has become a routine proble...
19:15 2019-08-11

Dream Come True: The Knot and Kleinfeld Teamed Up at The CurvyCon 2019 to Ensure All Brides Feel the Love Here’s a fact that threatens the fairytale wedding: Of the multitude of brides who shop for a wedding dress, 50 percent will feel self-conscious doin...
10:15 2019-09-10

Stronger partnerships with post-conflict countries needed to ensure ‘path towards durable peace’: UN chief As UN missions are drawn down and eventually closed, stronger partnerships are needed to ensure that countries recovering from conflict can transitio...
00:00 2019-07-19

Cowboys ensure line will stay intact by agreeing to five-year extension with tackle La'el Collins The Dallas Cowboys added more stability to their offensive line, agreeing to a five-year contract extension with tackle La'el Collins.  &#...
22:15 2019-09-03

‘Negative forces’ at work in DR Congo threaten ‘largely peaceful’ relations across Great Lakes region, says outgoing UN envoy The UN’s outgoing Special Envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region on Tuesday said countries there had made “important steps towards durable peace and s...
23:15 2019-05-21

Macron hears police officer refuse to help woman in danger French president’s visit to hotline was supposed to showcase crackdown on domestic violenceIt was supposed to be a showcase of the French government’...
20:45 2019-09-04

Panel hears case on conditions for young migrants on border SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. government lawyer says a settlement agreement requiring sanitary conditions for detained immigrant children may not neces...
01:45 2019-06-19

Spain’s top court hears appeals in ‘Animal Pack’ sex case MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Supreme Court is hearing appeals in the case of five men sentenced to nine years in prison for sexually abusing an 18-yea...
14:15 2019-06-21

St. Louis judge hears Planned Parenthood's lawsuit A judge in St. Louis will determine whether to grant a request from Planned Parenthood for a temporary restraining order that would stop the state fr...
01:30 2019-05-31

Greece: Supreme Court hears appeal for far-left killer ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s Supreme Court is hearing an appeal by an extremist serving multiple life sentences for the killings of 11 people...
15:30 2019-05-21

Watch: Toddler Hears A Violin For First Time And His Reaction Is Adorable A beautiful video of a toddler entranced by the sound of a violin has struck a chord with the Internet. The video, which has gone viral online, shows...
13:45 2019-05-28

'An Idea Whose Time Has Come': Congress Hears the Case for Reparations on Juneteenth The contributions of African Americans to this country—and the matter of what the federal government still owes them for those contributions—will tak...
23:30 2019-06-19

U.S. wants 'El Chapo' in prison for life, after he hears from murder plot victim U.S. prosecutors said they want the Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to spend the rest of his life - plus 30 years - in prison, after he h...
17:00 2019-07-11

Court hears appeal on ‘Pharma Bro’ Shkreli’s fraud case NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court heard arguments Friday over whether the securities fraud conviction against former drug company CEO Martin Sh...
20:15 2019-06-28

U.K.'s Top Court Hears Case Against Boris Johnson Suspending Parliament The U.K.’s highest court waded into Britain’s Brexit drama as it began deliberations on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Pa...
16:45 2019-09-17

China: US an ‘initiator’ of security concerns, undermines global security with 'power politics' China accused the United States on Wednesday of undermining global stability with unilateral policies and “power politics” as the Defense Ministry is...
18:30 2019-07-24

Amazon home security systems: save on the all-new Blink XT2 Security Camera Beef up your home security and score a rare discount on the all-new Blink XT2 Smart Security Camera from Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the ...
18:15 2019-08-20

Inside a Google Titan Bluetooth security key – high security, low durability The Google Titan Bluetooth two-factor security key might be the best way to protect your account from hackers and phishing attacks, but the hardware ...
15:15 2019-06-12

Lebanese security body vows to restore security to area of shootout Lebanon's Supreme Defence Council said on Monday it had taken "decisive decisions" to restore security to an area where two aides of a government min...
13:30 2019-07-01

Four security forces members killed in shooting in Iraq: security official Four security forces members were killed and four wounded in shooting in the Iraqi town of Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, Security Media...
03:45 2019-06-04

Man arrested after allegedly rushing Phoenix airport security checkpoint, injuring security officers Two security officers with the Transportation Security Administration were injured Tuesday when a man allegedly attempted to rush a security checkpoi...
23:45 2019-06-18

| 5G rollout poses no security threats - State Security Agency Minister of State Security Ayanda Dlodlo says information shared with 'strategic investment partners' in the rollout of 5G in South Africa would be g...
00:30 2019-08-04

French court hears case of Maurice, the famous 'noisy' cockerel Retired couple say rooster’s ‘abnormal noise’ disturbs them at holiday home Maurice the cockerel, France’s most famous bird, whose piercing dawn call...
01:45 2019-07-05

Courtroom At AIIMS As Judge Hears Unnao Rape Survivor's Statement A judge arrived at Delhi's AIIMS hospital on Wednesday to record the statement of a teen who was allegedly raped by politician Kuldeep Singh Sengar, ...
10:45 2019-09-11

Court battle between Adani and traditional owners hears 'slur' allegation Some Wangan and Jagalingou people oppose an agreement to extinguish native title over the Carmichael coalmine areaThe federal court has heard allegat...
13:15 2019-05-27

Top EU court hears landmark data privacy case against U.S. gov't, tech sector The European Court of Justice will hear arguments Tuesday in a landmark case that boils down to whether U.S. tech companies, encouraged by the U.S. g...
19:30 2019-07-09

UK Supreme Court hears cases that PM Johnson's parliament suspension was illegal Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government will seek to persuade Britain's top court this week that his decision to suspend parliament until shortly b...
06:45 2019-09-17

Climate crisis: aviation industry hears clamour for electric planes Shift from fossil fuels top of agenda for Paris air show, industry having lagged behind other sectorsFaced with growing calls for action on the clima...
10:45 2019-06-15

$800,000 spent at jeweller in one day on Najib Razak's credit cards, court hears Platinum cards of former Malaysian prime minister used for spree at jeweller in Italy, say prosecutorsThe credit cards of Najib Razak were used to bu...
08:15 2019-07-16

John Steinbeck: US court hears appeal in case for control of author's estate The writer’s family has battled for control of the Nobel prizewinner’s classic works for decadesAnother chapter is set to play out this week in a dec...
21:30 2019-08-06

Chris Gayle deserves higher defamation payout, Australian court hears Lawyer says the West Indies star, who was awarded $300,000, was hurt by the way his win was reportedThe international cricketer Chris Gayle, who was ...
12:30 2019-06-06

Chinese trespasser at Mar-a-Lago worried staff by filming, Florida jury hears A Chinese woman arrested by the Secret Service after she snuck into President Donald Trump's Florida resort aroused the suspicions of staff by filmin...
01:15 2019-09-11

Plunging peso, grinding poverty: Argentina hears echoes of 2001 crisis Fiery ex-president Cristina Kirchner is making a comeback as the number two on a resurgent centre-left ticketFather Guillermo Torre, known as Willy t...
05:15 2019-08-19

Developing countries should not be liable for emissions ‘accumulated throughout history’, key UN development forum hears Citing climate change as being caused by “emissions accumulated throughout history”, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High...
00:45 2019-07-13

Angus Taylor did not disclose financial interest at grassland meeting, committee hears Environment department officials say meeting did not discuss a compliance action involving a Taylor companyAngus Taylor did not declare at a meeting ...
22:15 2019-08-23

Heavy carbon dioxide emitters should take on greater responsibility, key UN development forum hears Heavy carbon dioxide emitters should “take on greater responsibility” to address climate change, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United ...
03:30 2019-08-08

Zookeepers ran to close gates before killer tiger reached public, inquest hears Hamerton zoo park workers tell how enclosure was left open after attack on Rosa KingZookeepers rushed to close gates to an enclosure before a tiger t...
20:15 2019-07-02

4 Strong Korean Stocks Bound To Get Stronger On A Peaceful Korean Peninsula The economic benefits of securing stability and maintaining peace can have a tremendous impact on the economies for both North and South Korea. In th...
18:15 2019-05-21

Judge grants bail to Bill Baroni while Supreme Court hears Bridgegate appeal A federal judge in New Jersey will allow a former Port Authority executive to be released from prison after the Supreme Court agreed last week to hea...
01:15 2019-07-02

British Supreme Court hears case on legality of Boris Johnson suspending Parliament The British Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday to determine whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson had the legal right to suspend Parliament for fiv...
19:45 2019-09-17

A quarter of Pacific islanders live below ‘basic needs poverty lines’, top UN development forum hears While progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been made over the past four years, some vulnerable island States are losing momentum ...
03:45 2019-07-11

Extinction Rebellion activist tearful as she hears protest stopped man from reaching dying father A climate activist fought back tears as she apologised to a man who was unable to reach his dying dad's bedside due to a demonstration blocking the r...
00:15 2019-07-19

Trial hears German tourist shot in Alberta had 8 bullet fragments removed from brain A trial has begun for a 17-year-old male from the Stoney Nakoda First Nation accused of shooting a German tourist on a highway west of Calgary last y...
21:00 2019-07-15

Daily on Healthcare: Appeals court hears Obamacare case that could focus 2020 debate Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
21:15 2019-07-08

Court hears frantic 911 call in trial of son who allegedly killed Wall Street banker dad An ivy-league educated Manhattan man charged with killing his wealthy father for reducing his $1,000 a week allowance appeared in court on Tuesday fo...
13:15 2019-05-29

Friends of murdered French film producer duped into believing she was alive, court hears Friends of a murdered French film producer were duped into believing she was alive and well and had been on a date with a "mysterious stranger" when ...
14:45 2019-09-10

America's most violent state? Louisiana. What's the most peaceful one? 24/7 Wall St. created an index of violent crime, incarceration and suicide rates to identify the most peaceful and most violent states.   ...
18:15 2019-07-16

Spelling errors, video show Huawei rival stole trade secrets, U.S. jury hears A former engineering manager used Huawei Technologies Co Ltd trade secrets and lured away 24 of its employees to improperly build his startup company...
01:15 2019-06-05

China hopes to ensure U.S.-China meeting a success: foreign ministry China's foreign ministry said on Friday it hopes the United States will meet China halfway and ensure their meeting is a success, when asked about ta...
10:45 2019-06-28

French police launch investigation after Macron hears officer refusing to help domestic abuse victim: report Officials in France have opened an investigation after President Emmanuel Macron listened in on a domestic violence hotline call in which a police of...
05:15 2019-09-05

‘Nothing left to go back for’: UN News hears extraordinary stories of loss, and survival as Mozambique rebuilds from deadly cyclones As UN Secretary-General António Guterres arrives in the southern African nation of Mozambique on Thursday for a two-day visit, he will be surveying t...
23:30 2019-07-10

Child thrown from London's Tate Modern sustained fractured spine, bleed on brain, court hears A six-year-old boy who was thrown from the 10th-floor viewing gallery at London's Tate Modern museum sustained serious injuries, including a bleed on...
18:00 2019-08-06

Ensure that widows are ‘not left out or left behind’, UN chief urges on International Day  On International Widow’s Day, marked on Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres is asking everyone to reflect on the “economic hardship and inc...
03:30 2019-06-23

The 9 best questions you should ask flight attendants to ensure a smoother, more enjoyable flight Ranglen/Shutterstock Flying can be a stressful, frustrating, and even scary experience for some. We asked flight attendants to share the questions y...
22:45 2019-07-10

Trump says products will need to be made from 75% American goods to be labeled ‘American-made’ The order will gradually boost the percentage of U.S. components for qualifying American-made products from 50 percent to 75 percent. The threshold w...
03:15 2019-07-16

U.K. Supreme Court Hears Case Arguing Prime Minister Boris Johnson Illegally Shut Down Parliament Ahead of Brexit (LONDON) — The British government and its opponents faced off Tuesday at Britain’s Supreme Court, arguing in a high-stakes legal drama ov...
04:15 2019-09-18

'What I want is a peaceful death': Kevin Roster has only weeks to live – and that's why he moved to California Kevin Roster, who is terminally ill, moved from New Jersey to California for its medical aid in dying law.        ...
13:15 2019-06-07

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson 'planning emergency budget' to ensure strong British economy ahead of Brexit Boris Johnson is said to be drawing up plans for an emergency budget to make sure Britain's economy is "going gangbusters" by the Halloween deadline ...
09:15 2019-06-28

Amazon home security systems: the Blink home security camera gets a price cut Secure your home and snag a killer with the best-selling Blink Indoor Home Security System at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the two-camera ...
22:45 2019-06-13

How to Help Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts Over the weekend, Hurricane Dorian wreaked havoc over the Bahamas, damaging 13,000 homes and killing at least five people. As of Tuesday morning, Do...
04:45 2019-09-04

Samsung teams up with the UN on sustainability efforts Today's Samsung event wasn't just about new gadgets. Near the end of today's presentation, Samsung president DJ Koh announced a partne...
01:00 2019-08-08

How Obamacare Lives On, Despite Trump’s Best Efforts The U.S. health-care law known as Obamacare turns 10 next year but still finds itself at existential risk both politically and legally. Millions of A...
20:45 2019-07-09

Johnson & Johnson boosted opioid sales via 'cynical brainwashing', court hears Drug giant accused of deceptive marketing conspiracyCivil suit says J&J was ‘kingpin’ of public health emergencyJohnson & Johnson, the drug giant bes...
14:30 2019-05-29

A 'straight pride' organizer in California accidentally called his organization a 'peaceful racist group' Don Grundmann accidentally called his group, which is trying to hold a 'straight pride' event in California, a "totally peaceful racist gro...
09:30 2019-08-09

Manchester stabbing suspect 'had manual on lethal ways to strike with a knife', court hears A terror suspect who is accused of attempted murder after a brutal stabbing in Manchester on New Year's Eve had a manual of "lethal ways to strike wi...
02:30 2019-06-13

Church warden accused of murder drew up list of 100 future 'targets', court hears A church warden accused of murdering a university lecturer and plotting to kill his elderly lover drew up a list of 100 future "targets", including h...
18:30 2019-06-19

Maritime Regulator Says Shipping Environmental Efforts 'Set to Go' The maritime industry is moving full steam ahead toward overhauling how ships get their power despite dissent from some vessel owners over the impact...
15:15 2019-09-13

Top Iranian official: Iran will 'defend against any war efforts' Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday his country would defend itself against any potential war that might arise between the U.S....
07:15 2019-05-27

Efforts underway for Bahamas hurricane recovery Relief efforts are gaining momentum even as emergency crews still hunt for survivors and missing people, five days after Dorian blasted the Bahamas. ...
23:15 2019-09-06

General Electric CEO says some efficiency efforts are just beginning General Electric Co affirmed on Thursday that it expects negative free cash flow in the second quarter, and said its power unit plans to cut headquar...
20:45 2019-05-31

MI5 probe into London Bridge attacker was 'suspended amid unprecedented threat level', inquest hears A counter-terrorism probe into London Bridge attacker Khuram Butt was suspended during the most alarming period MI5 has faced in nearly 30 years, an ...
02:30 2019-06-13

'White supremacist' watched mosque massacre video before knifing teen in Tesco car park, court hears A far-right extremist who tried to murder a teenager in a Tesco car park the day after the New Zealand mosque attack had watched footage of the massa...
09:15 2019-09-06

Israel: Iran, Hezbollah intensifying missile efforts Israel’s prime minister is accusing Iran and its Lebanese proxy Hezbollah of racing to build a missile-production program in Lebanon, vowing to destr...
00:45 2019-08-30

Trump claims 'Obama had to know about' efforts to undermine presidency President Trump, in remarks broadcast Sunday, said former President Obama "certainly must have known about" what he characterized as high-level effor...
22:15 2019-06-16

Yemen Truce Efforts Falter as Rivalries Intensify Diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire in Yemen between Saudi Arabia and Iran-aligned Houthi forces have faltered, setting back U.N. attempts to p...
03:00 2019-08-07

Rights group says Syria co-opting humanitarian efforts BEIRUT (AP) — A leading international rights group says in a new report that the Syrian government is co-opting humanitarian aid and reconstruction a...
13:15 2019-06-28

The Latest: Mueller cites ‘efforts’ to meddle in election WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller and the Russia investigation (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Special counsel Robert Muel...
17:45 2019-05-29

8chan Faces Roadblock in Efforts to Return to Service Online forum 8chan, used by the suspect in an El Paso, Texas, mass shooting that left 22 people dead, is facing a concerted effort to block its retur...
00:15 2019-08-06

A Debut Novel Reimagines the C.I.A.’s Efforts to Promote ‘Doctor Zhivago’ In Lara Prescott’s “The Secrets We Kept,” young women participate in a covert plan to influence the Cold War using Boris Pasternak’s censored love st...
23:15 2019-09-02

Face of Indonesia disaster relief efforts dies at 49 Indonesia’s disaster agency spokesman, who was respected for informing Indonesians accurately and quickly about the country’s frequent natural calami...
04:30 2019-07-07

New U.S. Sanctions on Iran Set Back French Mediation Efforts The Trump administration cast new doubt Wednesday on efforts by France to ease tensions between the U.S. and Iran as Washington sanctioned what it ca...
07:45 2019-09-05

Efforts to legalize marijuana in New York take big hit in state Senate The top backer of legalizing marijuana in New York, Manhattan state Sen. Liz Krueger, admitted defeat Wednesday, after days of contentious negotiatio...
18:15 2019-06-19

AMD promises a Navi GPU for everyone, from budget efforts to an Nvidia RTX killer AMD believes that its new graphics technology built on RDNA architecture will touch every part of the gaming industry, from mobiles through consoles ...
14:15 2019-08-22

Support Mali reconciliation efforts ‘in whatever way possible’, urges UN expert Reconciliation initiatives in central Mali, to bring together local leaders and end ongoing violence, have been welcomed by the UN Independent Expert...
19:15 2019-08-19

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts MOSCOW (AP) — The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan’s presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a ris...
17:15 2019-06-14

Rescue efforts underway after China quake kills at least 12 BEIJING (AP) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibin c...
10:45 2019-06-18

J&J says FTC probing efforts to protect arthritis drug Remicade The Federal Trade Commission issued civil subpoenas to Johnson and Johnson in June as part of an investigation into whether contracting practices for...
17:45 2019-07-31

'RoboFire' Joins Rescue Efforts In Mumbai Blaze A robot has joined the rescue efforts to douse a massive blaze at the Mahamayatal Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) building in Bandra, news agency ANI ...
16:30 2019-07-22

Logistics Bottlenecks Hamper Efforts to Sidestep Tariffs Companies looking to move some production from China to other Asian countries to avoid mounting U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports face significant bump...
19:15 2019-05-23

WeWork’s Efforts to Salvage I.P.O. Renew Fears About ‘Unicorn’ Era The company’s stumbles are the latest example of how fast-growing and unprofitable businesses are struggling to convince investors that they are good...
23:15 2019-09-14

10 places where you can see endangered sea turtles hatch and help conservation efforts It's turtle nesting season, and it's a magical sight to behold. Here are 10 places where you can help them along.     ...
16:15 2019-05-21

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quic...
18:15 2019-05-21

Efforts to unionize Tennessee Volkswagen plant see setback CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — In a split decision, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled in favor of Volkswagen in a setback for unionization effo...
22:15 2019-05-22

WA joins Aussie space efforts with AU$6m investment from Canberra Western Australia will play its part in developing the country's space industry through the launch of a robotics and artificial intelligence mission ...
07:30 2019-07-10

WeWork’s Efforts to Salvage I.P.O. Renews Fears About ‘Unicorn’ Era The company’s stumbles are the latest example of how fast-growing and unprofitable businesses are struggling to convince investors that they are good...
09:45 2019-09-14

The Latest: Trump defends meeting, North Korea efforts SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 1:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is defending his d...
07:00 2019-06-30

Microsoft widens its efforts to support DirectX 12 games on Windows 7 Microsoft is offering more support to studios looking to port DirectX 12 games to Windows 7. This should ensure more games get the API on the older O...
02:15 2019-08-24

GOP ramping up grassroots, state-level efforts with new initiative before 2020 State party committees are descending onto the nation's capital on Wednesday and Thursday to start training under a new Republican National Committee...
01:15 2019-05-30

Iran hints at ship swap with UK amid de-escalation efforts Hassan Rouhani spoke after Iraqi president’s visit to Iran at request of UK defence ministry Iran has indicated it wants to de-escalate the British-I...
17:30 2019-07-24

House Dems to Finally Clarify Their Efforts to Impeach Trump After months of sending mixed signals and adopting confusing messaging, House Democrats may soon provide some clear answers about whether or not they...
00:15 2019-09-08

Federal Appeals Court Judges Appear to Back GOP Efforts to End Obamacare A federal appeals court panel seemed prone Tuesday to back Republican efforts to kill Obamacare, with judges questioning how much of a mandate Presid...
05:45 2019-07-10

B.C. firefighters head to Bahamas to help with Hurricane Dorian search efforts Retired firefighter Mark Pullen says he and 13 other firefighting members are planning to travel to Nassau Saturday night to help with the search eff...
06:45 2019-09-08

Idlib casualties mount as assault leaves aid efforts in the balance Increased airstrikes and shelling by Syrian regime claim lives of an estimated 40 civilians in 48 hours The recent escalation in the Syrian regime bo...
19:00 2019-05-29

Rescue Efforts Are Underway After an Earthquake Kills at Least 12 in Southwest China (BEIJING) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibi...
19:30 2019-06-18

Clock ticking on efforts to find British Steel buyer Time is of the essence if the UK authorities are to broker a rescue of British Steel after it collapsed into liquidation, putting 25,000 jobs at risk...
17:15 2019-05-23

President Trump Is Escalating Efforts to Investigate Intelligence Agencies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community on Thursday to “quickly and fully cooperate” with At...
08:30 2019-05-24

Trump Loses Again in Efforts to Build His Precious Border Wall Tally another loss for the great deal-maker-in-chief and his obsessive need to build a “big, beautiful” border wall with taxpayer money that hasn’t b...
20:15 2019-06-29

U.S. to 'support efforts' by South Korea, Japan to end worsening dispute The United States will "do what it can do" to help defuse a worsening political and economic dispute between South Korea and Japan, a senior U.S. dip...
16:30 2019-07-17

UK energy-saving efforts collapse after government subsidy cuts Only 10,000 upgrades such as loft insulation happen each month compared with 65,000 in 2014, report showsEfforts to end fuel poverty and energy waste...
22:45 2019-07-18

Bahamas: new storm threatens Hurricane Dorian relief efforts Tropical Storm Humberto expected to drop up to 15cm of rain as operation to provide food and shelter continuesA tropical storm carrying heavy rain an...
01:15 2019-09-15

UK PM May pays tribute to Gibraltar's efforts in detaining Grace 1 tanker British Prime Minister Theresa May thanked Gibraltar's Chief Minister for upholding European Union sanctions against Syria by detaining an oil tanker...
23:00 2019-07-17

Agencies boost efforts to stop wildland firefighter suicides BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Federal wildland firefighting authorities are increasing mental health resources following an apparent increase in firefigh...
23:30 2019-07-14

Local volunteers join Hurricane Dorian relief efforts TUCSON — Volunteers with the Southern Arizona chapter of the American Red Cross are heading out to help those affected by Hurricane Dorian. Ele...
20:15 2019-09-03

U.S. efforts to cut off Iran oil revenue working: White House adviser White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Thursday that United States efforts to cut off Iran's oil export revenues through sanctions are succe...
17:15 2019-06-20

Why efforts to get kids into STEM could be making education inequality worse Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is a priority for governments around the world. For example, the UK’s current comm...
00:15 2019-09-17

Slowing Growth Raises Pressure on China's Stimulus Efforts A strategy by Chinese policy makers to stimulate the economy with tax and fee cuts hasn’t stopped growth from slowing, stoking expectations that Beij...
19:15 2019-07-15

AT&T Gave $200,000 to Politicians Leading Abortion-Ban Efforts in Six States: Report AT&T has donated nearly $200,000 to politicians who’ve helped pass state-level laws either banning abortion or restricting women’s access to the ...
01:00 2019-05-22

Valencia shock Barcelona in Copa del Rey final despite Messi’s best efforts • Barcelona 1-2 Valencia• Messi 73; Gameiro 21, Rodrigo 33By the end here in Seville they could take it no more, but the suffering was worth it and t...
02:30 2019-05-26

How Amazon is fighting back against workers' increasing efforts to unionize Momentum to organize has picked up at Amazon, but unionizing efforts haven't come far. Amazon increased the minimum wage to $15 an hour and is f...
22:45 2019-08-22

Virginia outlaws deepfakes in its efforts to curb revenge porn For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how i...
13:30 2019-07-02

Land exploitation 'undermines efforts to stop climate change' The rate and extent of global land exploitation by humans is unsustainable and undermines attempts to stop global warming, according to a leaked repo...
23:45 2019-08-01

Efforts to curb cyberbullying won’t stop the broader tech backlash Attempts to clean up social networks are to be applauded, but such efforts are mere bandaids in the bigger fight to counter anti-tech sentiment. Read...
15:45 2019-07-10

Iran welcomes French efforts to save nuclear deal Iran welcomes France's efforts to save the 2015 nuclear deal, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday as French President Emmanuel M...
12:30 2019-07-10

Google and Facebook’s latest efforts to ‘save’ journalism are already getting eye rolls Google and Facebook are racing to elevate quality journalism in the lead-up to the 2020 elections, but some fear the changes could have unintended co...
04:45 2019-09-15

‘A Disastrous Outcome’: In Bahamas, Hurricane Cripples Rescue Efforts The true extent of its toll is only beginning to emerge, even as Hurricane Dorian continues to lash the archipelago. About 60 percent of the land is ...
01:15 2019-09-04

Nissan slams Renault abstention on governance efforts vote TOKYO (AP) — Nissan’s chief executive has criticized the Japanese automaker’s French alliance partner, Renault, for trying to block chang...
16:45 2019-06-10

Trump’s Efforts to Rein In Drug Prices Face Setbacks The White House abandoned a plan to drop hidden rebates paid by drug companies to benefit managers, and lost a court case over requiring transparency...
01:30 2019-07-12

Uber starts mapping Dallas roads to aid its self-driving efforts Uber is still testing self-driving cars in a very limited fashion, but that isn't stopping it from expanding its efforts to a new city. The rid...
14:45 2019-09-18

Efforts On To Establish Contact With Chandrayaan 2 Lander Vikram: ISRO ISRO has confirmed that Chandrayaan 2 lunar lander Vikram has been located and that efforts are being made to re-establish contact with the Rs 1,000-...
10:15 2019-09-10

Kashmir's Loss of Autonomy Clouds Afghan Peace Efforts India’s historic move to end the autonomous governing status of a disputed region threatens to complicate U.S. efforts to forge a peace deal with the...
13:00 2019-08-07

De Blasio tangles with student activist over school diversity efforts An irritated Mayor de Blasio pointedly defended his school diversity efforts on WNYC Friday after a teen caller questioned his sense of urgency. Phon...
21:15 2019-06-07

World leaders set to discuss how to ramp up climate change efforts The UN climate action summit on 23 September will be the most important event since the Paris climate deal, but a lack of ambition could hold efforts...
17:45 2019-09-10

Efforts To Contact Chandrayaan 2 Lander To Go On For 14 Days: ISRO Chief Scientists have not given up hope on establishing contact with the Vikram lander yet, Indian Space Research Organisation chairman K Sivan said today,...
22:15 2019-09-07

Jodie Chesney: Schoolgirl stabbed to death in park was 'entirely blameless victim' caught up suspected drug feud, court hears Schoolgirl Jodie Chesney was an "entirely blameless" victim caught up in a suspected drug feud when she was stabbed to death in a park ambush while l...
21:45 2019-09-17

'Jihadi Jack's parents sent money to son in Syria despite fears he had been radicalised', court hears The parents of a Muslim convert dubbed Jihadi Jack "took the law into their own hands" by sending money to their son in Syria despite fears he had be...
17:15 2019-05-22

Lee Pomeroy murder accused told ex 'I've done something bad' in chilling phone call, court hears A man accused of murdering another train passenger rang his ex-girlfriend hours after the attack and told her he had "done something bad", a court ha...
21:30 2019-06-27

Efforts to raise sunken Danube tour boat starting in Hungary BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian and South Korean rescuers are starting efforts to raise a sunken tour boat out of the Danube River after a fatal c...
08:30 2019-06-11

MacBook Pro teardown dives into Apple’s efforts to improve its keyboard design After years of controversy and deserved criticism, Apple earlier this week introduced a refreshed MacBook Pro with a slightly tweaked design that, we...
05:15 2019-05-25

Seoul: NKorea ignores calls for joint African swine efforts South Korea says North Korea has so far ignored its calls for joint efforts to stem the spread of highly contagious African swine fever following an ...
10:00 2019-06-05

Barr's 'investigation of investigators' sparks fears for efforts to thwart Russia Investigation into Mueller report origins could hamper attempts to combat Kremlin meddling in 2020 election, ex-officials sayAttorney general William...
09:15 2019-06-16

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pi...
14:30 2019-05-22

NASA, ESA combine efforts on Tech to Deflect Asteroids From Earth Impact Researchers from the US, Europe, and around the world are coming together to discuss a mission to deflect an asteroid in space and to prove the techn...
18:15 2019-09-03

G-20 Tells Social-Media Operators to Step Up Efforts Against Terrorist Content The U.S. joined other major nations in calling for social-media companies to crack down on violent terrorist content online, an apparent easing of Wa...
09:30 2019-07-02

Xbox Boss On Microsoft’s Struggles With Game Quality And Efforts To Improve It Whatever the strengths of the Xbox platform, it’s long lagged behind Nintendo and Sony in terms of homegrown, exclusive video games. There have been ...
21:45 2019-06-21

Saudi influence efforts roll past Khashoggi’s grisly killing After the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a handful of lobbying firms and think tanks made a move rare in Washington: They publicly severed ti...
05:30 2019-07-11

China says it needs 'arduous efforts' to meet 2019 industrial output goal Beijing says it can still meet its 2019 growth target of between 6% and 6.5% and continues to roll out stimulus measures to prop up activity. China s...
07:30 2019-07-23

Group Of Trekkers Stuck In Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur, Rescue Efforts On A group of trekkers from West Bengal, were stuck near Rupin Pass on the way to Sangla valley in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, an official said...
03:15 2019-06-07

Federal review flags concerns in efforts to protect right whales in Canada The study says speed restrictions and fishing-zone closures in the Gulf of St. Lawrence have helped to lower risks of injury and death to right whale...
12:15 2019-07-04

China backs Pyongyang's efforts to solve Korea Peninsula issues, Xi says in op-ed Chinese President Xi Jinping said in an op-ed in North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Wednesday that China supports North Korea's "corr...
05:45 2019-06-19

U.S., Europe split over U.N. efforts to expand airport employee screening: sources The United States and Europe are divided over United Nations efforts to expand employee screening at airports, following broader calls to harden airp...
19:15 2019-09-06

Arrest of Academic Complicates Efforts to Save Iran Nuclear Deal Iran said it has detained a French-Iranian scholar on unspecified charges, complicating French President Emmanuel Macron’s efforts to salvage the 201...
17:15 2019-07-16

Old wine in new bottles? U.S. economic plans for Palestinians recall past efforts Several major projects in U.S. President Donald Trump's $50 billion economic blueprint for Israeli-Palestinian peace mirror previous proposals stalle...
18:45 2019-06-23

Howard Schultz pauses presidential campaign efforts after back surgeries Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks who began building an independent campaign for president earlier this year, announced on Wednesday that h...
22:45 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Clock ticking on efforts to find British Steel buyer Time is of the essence if the UK authorities are to broker a rescue of British Steel after it collapsed into liquidation, putting 25,000 jobs at risk...
20:45 2019-05-23

Two young hikers vanished in Hawaii, authorities ramp up search efforts Two young hikers — a local on his first solo excursion and a tourist from California — vanished from two Hawaiian islands within about a ...
19:15 2019-09-10

China chip industry insiders voice caution on catch-up efforts Since the U.S. government put Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on a trade blacklist, effectively banning American firms from doing business with it, China'...
16:15 2019-06-13

Tesla's relaunched solar power efforts include $50 panel rentals Tesla has relaunched its troubled solar power efforts, and that now includes an option that might be more affordable for some homeowners. The company...
01:15 2019-08-19

Intuit buys data analytics startup as part of AI expansion efforts Intuit plans to use the acquisition of Origami Logic to better analyze multiple data sets, which would allow for more personalized services and produ...
21:30 2019-05-28

ISRO Continues to Make Efforts to Restore Link With Chandrayaan-2 Lander Indian Space Research Organisation continued to make all-out efforts to establish link with Chandrayaan-2's 'Vikram' lander, now lying on the lunar s...
21:45 2019-09-09

Sagan not worried about lack of victories, points to climbing efforts after Stage 4 "Three-time world champion Peter Sagan has said that he is not worried after he went another stage at the Tour de France without securing a victory."...
22:30 2019-07-09

UN warns more military action in Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts The U.N. deputy humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, st...
02:00 2019-05-29

Tate Modern victim, six, 'suffered brain injury, broken arms and legs and fractured spine' in fall at London museum, court hears The six-year-old boy who was allegedly thrown from a viewing platform at Tate Modern has suffered brain injuries, broken arms and legs, and a fractur...
16:00 2019-08-06

Hurricane Dorian: Death toll rises to 43 as relief efforts continue in the Bahamas Security Minister Marvin Dames said authorities are striving to reach everyone, but the crews can’t just bulldoze their way through fallen trees and ...
19:45 2019-09-07

Relief efforts ramped up for Bahamas where 'staggering' Dorian death toll feared Charities, government agencies and even cruise ships loaded with supplies and volunteers rushed emergency aid to the storm-ravaged Bahamas on Saturda...
17:15 2019-09-07

‘Win where we won’: As Trump’s campaign boasts of going on offense, its efforts appear squarely aimed at defending his 2016 map The plan includes solidifying and maximizing the support of Trump’s base in a handful of key states he won in 2016 while making marginal inroads with...
15:00 2019-07-17

A World War II plane takes flight to Bahamas for Hurricane Dorian relief efforts Volunteers will load up to 5,000 pounds of hurricane relief supplies aboard the warbird, which will take off for Sandy Point on Great Abaco Island. ...
23:15 2019-09-06

France to pursue efforts to bring Iran to comply with nuclear deal: minister France will continue efforts to bring Iran into full compliance with a 2015 nuclear deal, French defense minister Florence Parly said, adding that U....
14:15 2019-09-07

Raif Badawi case: Efforts to free jailed blogger continue after 7 years More than seven years after Raif Badawi was thrown in prison, lawyers and allies of the Saudi blogger are increasingly lobbying foreign governments i...
09:45 2019-08-19

Nissan's abrupt CEO exit complicates turnaround efforts as corruption scandal spreads Suddenly, Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa — who ordered the investigation into his former mentor — finds himself in the spotlight and standing accused of p...
15:15 2019-09-10

Relief efforts have exploded since Hurricane Dorian decimated the Bahamas Labor Day weekend Widespread humanitarian relief efforts have materialized in the days since Hurricane Dorian wreaked havoc on the Bahamas.     &#...
11:15 2019-09-07

China to investigate local authorities' efforts to control African swine fever China's agriculture ministry said on Monday it will carry out checks on local veterinary authorities in 10 provinces as it tries to slow the ongoing ...
16:45 2019-07-15

YouTube's Efforts to Scrub Hate Speech Spawn Vicious Reaction Online YouTube’s steps this week to block hate-based and conspiracy-mongering videos have sparked a backlash online, according to social-media intelligence ...
07:30 2019-06-07

Kim Kardashian thanks Trump, Pompeo and Kushner for efforts to get A$AP Rocky released from Sweden jail Kim Kardashian West thanked President Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and senior Trump adviser Jared Kushner Thursday for their apparent effort...
07:15 2019-07-19

Some 8,000 National Guard troops in 4 states ready for Hurricane Dorian relief efforts Nearly 8,000 troops across four states are preparing for relief efforts as Hurricane Dorian ominously makes its way toward the Southeast coast, U.S. ...
02:45 2019-09-05

Documents detail Trump team's efforts to arrange payment to porn star Documents released by a judge's order on Thursday detailed a flurry of communications involving Donald Trump, his campaign team, personal lawyer Mich...
20:45 2019-07-18

Miami community with ties to Bahamas starts Hurricane Dorian relief efforts Spared from the wrath of Hurricane Dorian, people in South Florida are donating water, food and household supplies in a relief effort spearheaded by ...
10:45 2019-09-05

Oil falls after parties to nuclear agreement vow to intensify efforts to normalize trade with Iran Oil prices fell just before the settlement on Friday after the remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal vowed to help normalize trade with the Midd...
00:15 2019-06-29

Trump administration steps up efforts to show Iran carried out tanker attacks The two tankers were targeted early Thursday in what observers said marked a serious escalation in the strategic waterway used to ship oil from the P...
05:30 2019-06-15

Safety groups want FTC, state probes of Tesla's Autopilot system–and its marketing efforts Two consumer safety groups are calling for federal and state investigations of Tesla's semi-autonomous technology in the wake of several fatal c...
18:00 2019-07-31

In Tanzania, UN refugee chief praises ‘regional peacemaker’ role, and efforts to welcome neighbours on the run The head of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has praised Tanzania for the long-standing welcome it offers hundreds of thousands of refugees, describing ...
15:01 2019-05-21

Microsoft Ends Xbox Backward Compatibility Efforts With A Final Batch Of Games Some bittersweet news this E3: Microsoft has announced another batch of games from the original Xbox and Xbox 360 that it will bring to the Xbox One ...
10:45 2019-06-11

Starbucks' Howard Schultz pauses presidential campaign efforts after back surgeries Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks who began building an independent campaign for president earlier this year, announced on Wednesday that h...
02:30 2019-06-13

France, Germany to increase efforts to reduce Iran tensions, avert war: ministers France and Germany will increase their efforts to reduce tensions over Iran, but time was running out and the risk of war could not be ruled out, the...
14:30 2019-06-19

After mass shootings, GOP-led legislatures double efforts to loosen gun restrictions, data show "A mass shooting in the previous year increases the number of enacted laws that loosen gun restrictions by 115% in states with Republican-controlled ...
05:45 2019-09-05

World Food Safety Day: 5 Tips To Ensure Food Safety At Home The UN is observing World Food Safety Day 2019 on June 7th in order to shine a light on the issues of producing, storing, handling and consuming food...
16:45 2019-06-07

Court documents detail Trump campaign efforts to pay hush money to Stormy Daniels Court documents released Thursday detail efforts by President Donald Trump's campaign to suppress information about his alleged affair with adult fil...
02:30 2019-07-19

Iran talking to Russia and China in case EU nuclear deal efforts fail: TASS Iran is in talks with Russia and China on a possible settlement mechanism in case discussions with EU over a nuclear deal fail, the Secretary of Iran...
16:00 2019-06-19

How Moe Berg went from playing for 5 MLB teams to being a US spy in WWII who thwarted Nazi efforts to build a nuclear bomb Courtesy of Linda McCarthy Morris "Moe" Berg spent 15 years playing major league baseball. His record on the field was middling, but Berg was distin...
14:15 2019-07-22

'Arrogance': Mattis co-author Bing West says US efforts to transform Iraq and Afghanistan were doomed When Henry Kissinger told James Mattis he should write a book about his more than four decades in the Marine Corps, it was no surprise he chose fello...
06:45 2019-09-15

From violence to dialogue: as land conflicts intensify, UN boosts efforts to resolve disputes through mediation The town of Kitchanga, in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), hosts the highest concentration of internally displaced ...
16:30 2019-05-26

Women’s World Cup captured public’s imagination despite Fifa’s worst efforts | Marina Hyde Patronising scheduling set it up to fail but players used their platform to highlight how the governing body lets them downGianni Infantino is one of...
16:45 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-Starbucks' Howard Schultz pauses presidential campaign efforts after back surgeries Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks who began building an independent campaign for president earlier this year, announced on Wednesday that h...
22:45 2019-06-12

NYC Top Educator's Efforts to Battle 'White Supremacy Culture' Met With Criticism, Potential Lawsuit: Report New York City schools chancellor Richard Carranza has made it his mission as the city’s top education administrator to tackle systemic racism—a major...
03:45 2019-05-25

Top officials say UN will support Bahamas’ rescue, relief efforts as Hurricane Dorian churns in Atlantic United Nations leaders on Monday expressed solidarity with the people and Government of the Bahamas and all those impacted by Hurricane Dorian, the m...
10:15 2019-09-03

Hurricane Dorian's slow pace hinders Bahamas rescue efforts; at least 5 dead, officials say At least five people have died and 21 have been injured as slow-moving Hurricane Dorian pummels the Bahamas, Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said Monday...
08:15 2019-09-03

Betsy DeVos and family see profits soar after Trump tax reform bill and deregulation efforts Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her family have seen their investments skyrocket since President Donald Trump started enacting pro-business po...
22:01 2019-07-22

Afghan President Ghani Meets Pakistan's Imran Khan, Discuss Peace Efforts Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday discussed peace efforts in the war-torn country and agreed to o...
07:30 2019-06-28

Service and Sacrifice: Ugandan 'Blue Helmets' support UN efforts to bring peace to Somalia A contingent of 530 Ugandan “Blue Helmets” (63 women, 467 men) is playing a crucial role in the United Nations’ efforts to help bring peace and stabi...
15:15 2019-05-21

Trump Administration Tells Court It Will Push Ahead With Efforts to Add Citizenship Question To Census Government lawyers say the Trump administration will continue its push to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Justice Department had u...
23:45 2019-07-05

‘Know your rights’: Immigration advocates, attorneys ramp up efforts ahead of planned mass ICE raid Immigration advocates and lawyers have ramped up efforts to combat widespread raids threatened by the Trump administration by sharing information wit...
10:00 2019-07-12

Packers release veteran defensive tackle Mike Daniels after failed trade efforts After failing to swing a trade, the Green Bay Packers released veteran defensive lineman Mike Daniels in favor of a group of younger players.  ...
04:30 2019-07-25

Salesforce launches manufacturing, consumer product goods clouds as it expands industry efforts Salesforce has a blueprint for tailoring its platform to industry specific use cases and is using it with the launch of clouds targeting manufacturin...
17:45 2019-09-16

US efforts to jail Assange for espionage are a grave threat to a free media | Alan Rusbridger I found the WikiLeaks co-founder a troubling figure when I worked with him, but America’s case would criminalise journalistic inquiryDo you remember ...
23:45 2019-05-26

Alleged Westminster attacker 'panicked' and 'got lost in London', court hears An alleged terrorist accused of trying to kill police officers and cyclists outside the Houses of Parliament has told jurors he "panicked" after he g...
19:30 2019-07-11

Mine ban agreement ‘has saved countless lives’, but ‘accelerated efforts’ needed to end scourge for good: Guterres Although a landmark convention banning Anti-Personnel Mines has saved “countless lives” and limbs over the past 20 years, “accelerated efforts” are n...
16:45 2019-05-21

Amazon Renews Efforts to Enter Europe’s Food Sector With a Big Stake in U.K. Meal Courier Deliveroo Deliveroo announced on Friday that Amazon is the largest investor in the U.K.-based meal delivery company’s latest round of funding. Although t...
16:45 2019-05-21

Trump court pick denounced feminists, gay-rights groups and diversity efforts in 90s, 2000s editorials A White House aide nominated by President Donald Trump for a federal appeals court seat has a history of denouncing women's marches against sexual as...
23:45 2019-08-23

'Your blood is on the hands of ICE and this administration': A Detroit man died in Iraq after being deported in Trump's immigration enforcement efforts Facebook Jimmy Aldaoud, a 41-year-old man from Detroit, was found dead on Tuesday in Iraq after being deported in the midst of the Trump administrat...
06:00 2019-08-09

Relief efforts ramp up amid fear of 'staggering' death toll in storm ravaged Bahamas Charities, government agencies and even cruise ships loaded with supplies and volunteers rushed emergency aid to the storm-ravaged Bahamas on Saturda...
12:45 2019-09-07

Google ramps up efforts to make the Play Store a safe and positive place for kids and families While Google is constantly exploring new ways to keep its Play Store safe for every type of Android user against threats ranging from ad fraud to mis...
14:45 2019-05-30

Heat wave threatens Notre Dame repair efforts as temperature records tumble across Europe A searing heat wave spreading across Europe that is already breaking all-time records is threatening to hamper repair efforts at the fire-ravaged Not...
00:45 2019-07-25

What You Need to Know About Israel’s New Elections Just seven weeks after one nationwide vote, Israel is preparing for a second election. It's the first time in the country’s history that a newly elec...
18:15 2019-05-30

Everything you need to know about the European elections More than 500 million citizens of the European Union will have the opportunity to take part in the world's single biggest multi-country election next...
17:30 2019-05-22

Hurricane Dorian's slow pace hinders Bahamas rescue efforts; officials receive 'reports of bodies being seen' Officials in the Bahamas say they are getting “reports of bodies being seen” Monday as slow-moving Hurricane Dorian continues to wreak havoc on the i...
21:45 2019-09-02

Federal court undercuts progressive efforts to nullify Electoral College, rules electors can vote freely In a major blow to state-by-state progressive efforts to effectively replace the Electoral College with a nationwide popular vote, a federal appeals ...
02:15 2019-08-23

‘Continuing absence’ of political solution to Israel-Palestine conflict ‘undermines and compounds’ UN efforts to end wholesale crisis The UN is “continuing to address the humanitarian, economic and political crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory” but efforts are continually u...
17:30 2019-05-21

Trump court pick denounced feminists, gay-rights groups and diversity efforts in 1990s, 2000s editorials A White House aide nominated by President Donald Trump for a federal appeals court seat has a history of denouncing women's marches against sexual as...
05:15 2019-08-23

EU: Russians interfered in our elections, too Russia conducted a “continued and sustained” disinformation campaign against Europe’s recent parliamentary elections, the European Union reported Fri...
00:15 2019-06-15

Tucson City Council Candidates Ward 1 Lane Santa Cruz - DemocratA second-generation Tucsonan, the Ward 1 council aide has spent 12 years in nonprofits and grass...
03:00 2019-08-09

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers ...
19:30 2019-05-29

DR Congo: efforts to control Ebola epidemic continue, UN food relief agency doubles assistance to affected people With Ebola accelerating in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the UN World Food Programme (WFP) announced on Friday that it plans to scale u...
20:30 2019-07-31

Greek conservatives win big in local elections Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered a crushing defeat in elections to the European Parliament. Candidates f...
00:15 2019-06-03

Wait, There’s More podcast: Meddling with elections Craig Silverman, a media editor from Buzzfeed News, talks to Tamara Khandaker on the 'Wait, There’s More' podcast about media manipulation and online...
17:30 2019-06-13

EU elections and DragCon: the weekend's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world including Trump in Japan, voters in Germany and a white panda Continue r...
23:45 2019-05-26

Voting in Ireland kicks off Day 2 of EU elections BRUSSELS (AP) — Ireland is going to the polls to kick off the second day of European Union elections which have already caused a stir in the Netherla...
12:30 2019-05-24

Italian PM responds to call for new elections Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has called on the leader of the far-right League Party Matteo Salvini to explain to the Italian people why he i...
15:00 2019-08-09

Footballers say #ThisTimeImVoting in European elections European Union politicians have thanked a small selection of footballers for their efforts in a get out the vote campaign. Kevin Trapp and Eintracht ...
15:30 2019-05-23

Tunisia elections: New issues, new candidates Tunisians are heading to the polls in mid-September. This time, the battle for the country's highest office is different. There's a lot of passion in...
09:15 2019-09-14

Trump to Putin: Please don't meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scan...
10:45 2019-06-28

| Botswana to hold elections on October 23 Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi has ordered general elections on October 23, as tensions rise with his estranged predecessor, Ian Khama, the m...
18:15 2019-08-31

Ocasio-Cortez: Impeachment is not about elections Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday repeated her call to impeach President Donald Trump, saying the matter transcends party lines and progressi...
23:15 2019-06-16

Who should I vote for in the 2019 European elections? Populist parties look set to make big gains in the European elections – but think twice about voting for them if you care about climate and the envir...
16:45 2019-05-21

Germany: AfD set for second spot in eastern elections Voting has ended in Saxony and Brandenburg, two states in Germany's former east. The far-right AfD will become the second biggest party in both regio...
01:15 2019-09-02

Centrists in retreat but no far-right surge in EU elections The European Parliament elections delivered a blow to the two major party groups - the centre-right EPP and the centre-left S&D - that have controlle...
14:15 2019-05-27

Exit polls for the Indian elections are out — but they only tell you so much Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party are set to form the new government again, exit polls from India's month-long parliam...
15:45 2019-05-21

'A decisive moment' — Here's what experts are saying about the EU elections Europeans showed belief in the EU project, experts claimed Monday, despite long-dominant centrist parties losing ground to euroskeptic and nationalis...
13:45 2019-05-27

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town ...
06:15 2019-05-29

City Council Candidate Says She Just Wants to Keep Her Town as White as Possible Jean Cramer is currently one of the five people running for a trio of open city council seats in Marysville, MI. Cramer is also an outspoken racist w...
06:15 2019-08-24

Federer and Nadal return to ATP Player Council The political rumblings in men's tennis took another twist on Thursday when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were elected on to the ATP Player Council ...
11:00 2019-08-09

| Nadal, Federer to face Djokovic on ATP Council Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer were voted back on to the ATP Player Council where they are likely to find themselves at odds with president Novak Djo...
00:30 2019-08-09

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major citie...
23:30 2019-05-26

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how m...
18:45 2019-06-27

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male counci...
20:30 2019-06-14

After elections, Japan's leader Abe will be seeking a big win on trade Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his ruling coalition party are set for a victory at the polls on Sunday, and next, he'll be seeking out a...
10:45 2019-07-19

Italy's Salvini says government is finished, wants elections The leader of Italy's ruling League party, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, said on Thursday the governing coalition had broken down and the onl...
22:00 2019-08-08

Why the state elections in eastern Germany are important Elections on Sunday in Saxony and neighboring Brandenburg, two federal states in former East Germany, have the entire country holding its breath. The...
16:15 2019-08-31

Germany's far-right makes big gains in state elections A far-right party scored its strongest-ever results in two key state elections in eastern Germany on Sunday, finishing second behind the country's ma...
22:15 2019-09-02

Trump, with a wag, asks Putin not to meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scan...
21:30 2019-06-28

A Guide to Our Coverage of the European Parliament Elections Citizens of the European Union’s 28 member nations go to the polls this week to elect their next transnational Parliament. Here’s a guide to our cove...
10:45 2019-05-24

Israel to hold repeat elections in September Israel's Parliament voted Wednesday to dissolve and hold a repeat election in September after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a ...
00:45 2019-05-30

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-m...
22:30 2019-06-27

Italy's Salvini says elections still possible after summer break Italy still has time to dissolve parliament and go to elections after the summer break, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini told daily Il Corriere d...
12:30 2019-07-18

Strongman's loyalist expected to win in Kazakhstan elections Voters in Kazakhstan are choosing a successor to the president who had led the Central Asian country since independence from the Soviet Union, with a...
09:15 2019-06-09

Germans to choose from 41 parties in European elections A total of 41 lists in Germany have been approved for the European parliamentary elections, according to public broadcaster ARD. They include, among ...
23:15 2019-05-21

Afghan government says elections first, peace deal after An Afghan official says that the priority for his government is to hold national elections in Afghanistan later this month — rather than reach a peac...
08:15 2019-09-15

| Algerian presidential elections 'impossible' on July 4 Algeria's constitutional council says it is impossible to hold elections to choose a successor to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika early next mo...
19:00 2019-06-03

Algeria calls presidential elections for December The election to replace ousted Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been scheduled for December 12. The army is pleased, but protesters want m...
07:15 2019-09-16

EU citizens in UK denied vote in European elections Rights groups have condemned the chaotic scenario, saying UK authorities have failed to guarantee the vote. Britons in the EU's 27 other countries al...
21:45 2019-05-23

Italy's 5-Star says it is working to avoid elections Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement is working to give the country a new government and avoid snap elections, its leader Luigi Di Maio said on...
19:45 2019-08-22

Strongman’s loyalist expected to win in Kazakhstan elections Voters in Kazakhstan are choosing a successor to the president who had led the Central Asian country since independence from the Soviet Union, with a...
07:30 2019-06-09

Italy's Di Maio says 5-Star is ready for elections Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Thursday his 5-Star Movement did not fear fresh elections, after its coalition partner, the right...
22:00 2019-08-08

Trump not joking about foreign help in elections: Hicks Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks told U.S. lawmakers that U.S. President Donald Trump was not joking about his readiness to acce...
01:45 2019-06-21

Trump tells Putin: Don't meddle in US elections President Donald Trump's comments appeared to make light of a scandal that had led to a two-year investigation into his campaign's contact ...
09:01 2019-06-28

Facebook Said It Aced Brazil Elections. But There Were Doubts. An internal analysis showed that Facebook fell short in its battle against suspicious behavior and misinformation on its site in the run-up to Brazil...
13:45 2019-08-30