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AU envoy mediates Sudan crisis as protesters slam military

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — An African Union envoy is in Sudan to mediate the crisis as leaders of the country’s protest movement accuse the ruling military of pursuing a brutal crackdown on protesters. The Su...

AU envoy mediates Sudan crisis as protesters slam military

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AU envoy: Sudan military, protesters to sign political deal A top African Union diplomat says a transition agreement between Sudan’s ruling military council and a pro-democracy coalition has been scheduled to ...
15:45 2019-07-12

Sudan protesters, Ethiopia envoy discuss talks with military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders say they are meeting with an Ethiopian envoy over proposals to resume negotiations with the ruli...
15:15 2019-06-22

Sudan protesters meeting with envoy moved to Sunday Sudan’s protest leaders say a meeting with an Ethiopian envoy over proposals to resume negotiations with the ruling military council has been resched...
21:30 2019-06-22

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 ...
14:30 2019-06-13

Sudan protesters to keep up campaign until military's ouster Sudan's pro-democracy leaders are vowing to press their campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of pro...
13:30 2019-06-06

Sudan protesters threaten military with civil disobedience KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protesters are threatening a civil disobedience campaign if the ruling military refuses to hand over power to ci...
13:45 2019-05-30

Sudan Military and Protesters Violently Clash in the Capital Sudanese security forces stormed a monthslong sit-in of civilian protesters in the capital Khartoum, signaling a breakdown in negotiations between th...
12:30 2019-06-03

Sudan: Dozens die as military cancels deal with protesters The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called th...
17:45 2019-06-05

Sudan: Dozens die as military nixes deal with protesters The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called th...
10:15 2019-06-05

In Sudan, protesters log victory but military still calls the shots The Sudanese military and civilian opposition have agreed on democratic elections in three years' time. Meanwhile, they're supposed to share power in...
19:45 2019-07-06

Sudan’s Protesters Reject Military Plan a Day After Bloody Crackdown The movement’s leaders rejected a military plan to hold elections within nine months and instead vowed a civil disobedience campaign to force the mil...
02:45 2019-06-05

Sudan’s Military Calls for Election After Violent Crackdown on Protesters At least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Khartoum on June 3 when the Sudanese military raided a peaceful sit-in calling for democratic ...
20:30 2019-06-06

Sudan military agrees to sharing power, protesters claim victory for their 'revolution' Leaders of Sudan's pro-democracy movement welcomed on Friday the power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council as a victory for their "rev...
16:30 2019-07-05

Ethiopian leader in Sudan on crisis mediation effort, protesters say medical staff targeted Ethiopia's prime minister was in Khartoum on Friday to meet the chief of Sudan's ruling military council in a bid to ease the political crisis that h...
14:15 2019-06-07

Sudan: UN chief deplores excessive force used against pro-democracy protesters, calls on military and civilian leaders to ‘stay the course’ in negotiations Security forces in Sudan fired on pro-democracy protesters in the capital Khartoum on Monday, leaving a number of dead and many more injured, prompti...
01:30 2019-06-04

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state...
00:30 2019-07-12

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup Sudan’s ruling military council says it has foiled an attempted military coup just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a ...
05:45 2019-07-12

Report says Sudan summons its envoy from Qatar Sudan’s state-run news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned the country’s envoy from Qatar, a day after the satellite news channel Al-Jazeer...
17:30 2019-06-01

Envoy says Sudan talks to resume as strike suspended Sudan's military and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council, an Ethiopian envoy said on Tuesday, as...
01:30 2019-06-12

| 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

Trump administration names veteran diplomat Donald Booth as envoy for Sudan The United States on Wednesday named veteran diplomat Donald Booth as its envoy to Sudan amid an international push for a peaceful transition after t...
21:45 2019-06-12

The Latest: Iran envoy to Japan seeks support over US crisis WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 4 a.m. Iran’s ambassador to Japan...
10:45 2019-06-24

UN envoy will ‘ring the alarm bell’ if no action on Rohingya crisis The UN envoy for Myanmar said that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh h...
01:30 2019-07-03

The U.N. Envoy for Myanmar Will ‘Ring the Alarm Bell’ If No Action is Taken on the Rohingya Crisis (UNITED NATIONS) — The U.N. envoy for Myanmar said Monday that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims t...
09:30 2019-07-02

Sudan’s protesters take to streets against army rule KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets on Sunday in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country calling fo...
14:30 2019-06-30

Sudan protesters at a crossroads after deadly crackdown The mass marches held in Sudan this week breathed new life into the uprising that toppled long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir, but the protesters and...
08:45 2019-07-03

Sudan protesters resume talks with army over transition A Sudanese protest leader says the pro-democracy movement has resumed talks with the ruling military council over a transfer of power to civilian rul...
23:45 2019-07-03

| Five protesters killed as mass demos rock Sudan Five Sudanese demonstrators were killed on Sunday as tens of thousands took to the streets to demand civilian rule in the first mass rally since a bl...
07:00 2019-07-01

| Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience on July 14 Sudanese protest leaders called for a one-day nationwide "civil disobedience" campaign on July 14, in an announcement a day after they organised mass...
12:30 2019-07-02

| Sudan braces for strike as protesters pile on pressure Sudan is bracing for a two-day nationwide strike called by protesters to pile pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian administration as ...
12:30 2019-05-28

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan’s capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest...
14:45 2019-06-09

Sudan protesters take over square where Bashir challenged uprising Sudanese demonstrators on Thursday rolled out a banner honoring fallen protesters over a square where ousted president Omar al-Bashir held a large ra...
19:45 2019-07-18

Sudan protesters say 40 bodies pulled from Nile in capital Organizers of pro-democracy protests say 40 bodies have been pulled from the Nile River in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, bringing the death toll ...
00:15 2019-06-06

Protesters shot, killed as Sudan police try to disperse sit-in Security forces have used live rounds in an operation to disperse peaceful protesters in Khartoum. Demonstrators are demanding civilian rule, after a...
20:45 2019-06-03

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid...
23:15 2019-06-06

UN experts urge probe of violations against Sudan protesters KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — U.N. experts are concerned that Sudan is sliding into a “human rights abyss” in the aftermath of the Sudanese secu...
15:15 2019-06-12

Sudan rebels criticize protesters’ deal with the army Sudanese rebel groups have criticized a power-sharing deal between the military and the country’s pro-democracy movement aimed at ending weekslong po...
13:30 2019-07-06

Sudan protesters: Roadmap for civilian rule accepted KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest movement says it has accepted an Ethiopian roadmap for civilian-led transitional government, after a mon...
16:45 2019-06-23

The Latest: Sudan protesters increase death toll to 108 Sudanese protest organizers are reporting seven more deaths in the country’s political turmoil, raising the death toll to 108 since security forces a...
00:15 2019-06-06

Sudan’s protesters accept roadmap for civilian rule Sudan’s protest movement says it has accepted a roadmap for a civilian-led transitional government, after a months-long standoff with military rulers...
18:45 2019-06-23

UN Relocates Staff From Sudan Amid Crackdown On Protesters The United Nations is moving some of its staff from Sudan, a spokeswoman said Wednesday, as the number of dead from a crackdown on protesters soared ...
04:45 2019-06-06

Ethiopia tries to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister sought to mediate Sudan's political crisis on Friday, urging military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" ...
22:45 2019-06-07

| Sudan: 'Political declaration' after 7 months of crisis The inking of a power-sharing deal between Sudan's protesters and ruling generals Wednesday comes after seven months of major upheaval, including the...
17:00 2019-07-17

The secret Sudan safe house where injured protesters are treated Two boys who lost legs are among those lying low after a series of deadly crackdowns by the militaryIn a nondescript apartment block in downtown Khar...
14:30 2019-07-05

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience to push army Sudan's protest leaders are calling on Sudanese to take part in acts of civil disobedience in a bid to pressure the military after the deadly break-u...
19:45 2019-06-08

| WATCH: Sudan protesters flood capital to defend 'revolution' 'Just fall, just fall,' Hadia chanted, her voice cutting through the din as a convoy of paramilitaries rolled past a mass of flag-waving protesters i...
21:30 2019-07-01

| US condemns attacks on Sudan protesters, seeks resumed talks Washington called on Sudan's military rulers to "desist from violence" and urged talks with protesters to resume, after doctors said 108 people had b...
11:45 2019-06-06

U.N. rights chief calls on Sudan to halt attacks on protesters United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on Monday for Sudanese security forces to halt attacks on Khartoum protest camps and to al...
19:30 2019-06-03

| Sudan protesters hold night gatherings to rekindle movement As night fell, residents of a southern district in Khartoum briskly moved to set the stage for Sudanese protest leaders giving a brief on the movemen...
14:30 2019-06-22

Protesters fill streets to demand civilian-led government in Sudan The first major protests since a vast sit-in was violently dispersed on June 3 rocked Khartoum. Protesters have been demanding a civilian-led governm...
00:30 2019-07-01

Sudan army urges elections after brutal crackdown on protesters The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down. The announcement comes after dozens o...
10:45 2019-06-04

Will Sudan’s military crush hope for democracy? At least 35 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in demonstrations, but protesters have vowed to continue their effort despite security force...
10:00 2019-06-05

Ethiopia attempts to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister on Friday urged Sudan's military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in trying to agree on a transition to...
01:15 2019-06-08

Sudan: gunfire heard as security forces move in on Khartoum protesters Security forces are attempting to disperse a long-running sit-in outside the defence ministrySudanese security forces have used live ammunition in a ...
08:45 2019-06-03

Sudan protesters hail 'revolution' after agreeing power-sharing deal Sudan's pro-democracy movement claims to have secured a "revolution" after reaching a power-sharing agreement with the country's ruling military coun...
23:45 2019-07-05

Sudan protesters urge night rallies amid standoff with army Sudan's protest leaders are calling for nighttime demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in the country, amid a tense sta...
15:30 2019-06-17

| Sudan protesters reject army election plan after deadly crackdown Sudan's protest movement has called for fresh rallies and rejected the military rulers' election plan after nearly 40 people were killed in what demo...
02:30 2019-06-06

Sudan celebrates end of stand-off between military leaders and opposition Sudanese citizens took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, Friday to celebrate a power-sharing agreement that could bring an end to a weeks-long...
20:30 2019-07-05

Sudan's military rulers say coup attempt thwarted Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that several officers had attempted a coup in an effort to undermine an agreement between the military and t...
23:30 2019-07-11

Sudan’s military blames protest leaders for escalation KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military blames the protest movement for an escalation as the second day of the opposition’s genera...
12:00 2019-06-10

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

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreem...
09:30 2019-06-04

| Sudan military ruler promises elections within nine months Sudan's army ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has said the country's military rulers had decided to cancel what they had previously agreed with p...
09:30 2019-06-04

Sudan says military council suspends decree on UN sites A Sudanese diplomat says the transitional military council has suspended implementation of a decree demanding that the joint U.N.-African Union peace...
07:45 2019-06-15

Sudan military wants to cede power quickly: general Sudan's military wants to hand power to a democratically elected government as soon as possible in the tumultuous aftermath of former president Omar ...
01:30 2019-05-23

Sudan's military leaders accused of ordering massacre BBC investigation includes testimony from soldiers who attacked peaceful protestersThe massacre of peaceful protesters in Sudan last month was ordere...
16:45 2019-07-12

Tens of Thousands Protest Military Rule in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country on Sunday calling f...
19:45 2019-06-30

Ethiopian premier visits Sudan, trying to ease deadly crisis KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is in Sudan to mediate between the ruling military and the country’s protest leaders...
11:30 2019-06-07

Sudan military and opposition agree on power-sharing deal Sudan’s ruling military council and civilian protest leaders have reached an agreement to share power for a transition period. The plan envisages a r...
04:15 2019-07-05

Sudan's opposition agree power-sharing deal with military Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups agreed provisionally on Friday to share power for three years, bring...
08:15 2019-07-06

EU: Sudan military responsible for deaths, violence committed against the public The European Union said Monday it holds the ruling Transition Military Council responsible for the deaths of over a hundred people in Sudan since the...
12:15 2019-06-18

Sudan military admits abuses committed in Khartoum attack Several officers arrested over protest camp crackdown in which more than 100 killedMilitary rulers in Sudan have admitted that security forces commit...
16:00 2019-06-14

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a ...
01:15 2019-06-07

African bloc suspends Sudan, demanding end to military rule The African Union (AU) on Thursday suspended Sudan until the establishment of civilian rule, intensifying global pressure on its new military leaders...
01:30 2019-06-07

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country,...
13:30 2019-05-31

Sudan military leaders say they beat back coup attempt One week after reaching a deal to share power with civilians, Sudan's ruling military council said Friday it foiled an attempted coup and arrested 16...
01:45 2019-07-13

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens stability: TV Tens of thousands of Sudanese demonstrators converged on central Khartoum on Thursday night demanding civilian rule amid increasing tensions with the...
04:15 2019-05-31

Sudan must unite armed forces during political crisis: opposition leader Sudan must at all costs avoid tensions between a powerful paramilitary unit that controls Khartoum and the regular army or risk more instability foll...
13:30 2019-07-01

Sudan's military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups have agreed to share power for three years and then hold elections, ...
19:15 2019-07-05

Sudan's military council, opposition coalition reach political accord Sudan's ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading th...
10:15 2019-07-17

Sudan's military rulers meet U.S. diplomats, Bashir charged with corruption The head of Sudan's ruling military council held talks on Thursday with the senior U.S. diplomat for Africa, who was visiting Khartoum to encourage a...
21:15 2019-06-13

Sudan's military rulers and opposition reach power-sharing deal Rule will rotate between civilian and military members of governing councilThe military rulers of Sudan have reached a power-sharing deal with opposi...
18:30 2019-07-05

Sudan's ruling military council reports it has survived coup attempt Top general says plotters were trying to disrupt recent truce between army and protestersSudan’s ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt, a...
01:30 2019-07-12

| 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

Sudan opposition rejects military's offer of talks, dozens killed Sudan's military rulers offered to resume talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protes...
03:45 2019-06-06

Sudan military issues warning to opposition over planned protest rally Sudan's ruling military council said on Saturday that a coalition of protest and opposition groups would bear the responsibility for any loss of life...
20:30 2019-06-29

Sudan's military and opposition sign first part of power-sharing deal Protesters and the ruling military inked a political declaration to end months of unrest. Both sides clashed over the east African country's future a...
12:15 2019-07-17

Sudan's military council, opposition coalition sign political accord Sudan's ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading th...
16:30 2019-07-17

7 dead, hundreds wounded in mass protests against military rule in Sudan At least seven people were killed and nearly 200 were wounded Sunday during massive demonstrations throughout Sudan, demanding the end of military ru...
08:30 2019-07-01

Sudan's ruling military, opposition sign power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and pro-democracy opposition have signed a power-sharing agreement after months of debate over the formation of a tra...
16:45 2019-07-17

Sudan protest leaders call for civil disobedience against military rulers One of Sudan's biggest pro-democracy groups says people should pile pressure on the country's military rulers. The call came days after the military ...
05:30 2019-06-09

Sudan military chief meets Egypt's Sisi on first trip since ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president O...
22:01 2019-05-25

Sudan military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups reached an agreement to share power during a transition period ...
06:30 2019-07-05

Ethiopian, African Union mediation needs to be unified - Sudan military council Sudan's ruling military council said on Sunday that Ethiopia and the African Union needed to unify their efforts to mediate between the council and a...
21:45 2019-06-23

Sudan's military scraps deal with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) said on Tuesday it canceled all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for sna...
03:45 2019-06-04

Sudan rebel leader 'deported' as military steps up street patrols Yasir Arman says he was tied up and flown to South Sudan along with other leading rebelsSudanese rebel leader Yasir Arman has said he and two comrade...
10:45 2019-06-11

Sudan's military rulers and opposition alliance meet for talks in Khartoum Sudan's military rulers and the main opposition alliance met at a Khartoum hotel on Wednesday to restart talks over who should lead Sudan toward elec...
23:15 2019-07-03

Head of Sudan's military council meets Abu Dhabi crown prince The head of Sudan's military council met Abu Dhabi's crown prince on Sunday, who expressed the United Arab Emirates' support for Sudan as it navigate...
21:30 2019-05-26

Sudan’s military has shut down the Internet to crush a popular revolt. Here’s how it could backfire. Sudan's military has taken a page out of the global authoritarian playbook and blocked Internet access in the country. The move could deal a signific...
10:30 2019-06-22

Sudan's military scraps agreement with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) will cancel all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition, the council head said in a televi...
03:45 2019-06-04

Sudan opposition rejects calls for talks as crisis worsens following deadly crackdown Protest leaders in Sudan have rejected calls for talks with the military as the death toll from a brutal armed crackdown on peaceful protestors Monda...
09:45 2019-06-06

Young protesters at DNC headquarters demand debate on climate crisis DNC has declined to hold a climate-specific debate even as Democratic voters rank rising temperatures as a top priorityDozens of young climate protes...
00:45 2019-06-28

Sudan court orders company to end military-ordered internet blackout: lawyer A Sudanese court ordered telecoms operator Zain Sudan on Sunday to restore internet services, a lawyer said, after they were severed nearly three wee...
18:45 2019-06-23

Sudan's military chief says he's ready to resume talks as death toll rises to 60 Sudan's military ruler on Wednesday offered to resume a dialogue on a transition to democracy, one day after he scrapped all agreements with an oppos...
10:45 2019-06-05

Sudan military chief offers talks as violence death toll hits 60 Sudan's military ruler offered to resume talks with opposition groups without conditions on Wednesday, in an apparent olive branch two days after sec...
16:45 2019-06-05

Sudan’s Ruling Military Has Signed a Power-Sharing Deal With Opposition Leaders (CAIRO) — Sudan’s ruling military and the pro-democracy movement on Wednesday signed a political document that’s part of a power-sh...
12:15 2019-07-17

Sudan's military scraps deal with protest groups, calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's ruling military council said on Tuesday it was canceling all agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for elections within ni...
06:15 2019-06-04

Sudan: Death toll climbs to 100 as bodies pulled from Nile after military crackdown Two days after the Sudanese military led a violent crackdown on protesters in the country's capital, over 100 people have been reported dead and 500 ...
11:30 2019-06-06

Sudan opposition ready to discuss sovereign council leadership with military rulers Sudan's main opposition alliance said on Wednesday it was prepared for direct talks with the country's military rulers over who should head a soverei...
18:45 2019-07-03

Sudanese military and protesters sign power-sharing accord General hails signing as ‘historic moment’ in Sudan after weeks of stalled talksMilitary rulers in Sudan have signed a deal with protesters to share ...
18:15 2019-07-17

Sudan opposition rejects military chief's offer of talks as death toll hits 60 Sudan's military rulers offered an unconditional resumption of talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a de...
18:30 2019-06-05

Sudan's military rulers pardon 235 detained members of Darfur rebel group: state TV The head of Sudan's ruling military council on Wednesday pardoned 235 detained members of the Sudan Liberation Movement, a rebel group that is active...
18:45 2019-07-03

Sudan military admits security forces committed 'violations' after protests turned deadly Sudan’s longtime genocidal dictator may be gone, but violence and repression continue to wreak havoc across the country as the ruling military counci...
18:30 2019-06-14

Sudan military council signs long-awaited civilian power-sharing deal After months of turmoil and violence, military rulers in Sudan signed a deal Wednesday to share power with civilians until elections are held in abou...
16:45 2019-07-17

Police on alert as protesters descend on DC for Trump's military-themed July 4th President Trump is gearing up for his military-themed celebration on July Fourth, but the fireworks already are erupting as critics complain about th...
00:30 2019-07-04

UK to step up its military presence in Gulf amid crisis with Iran MoD says second warship will be deployed within days to protect British commercial oil tankers The UK is stepping up its military presence in the Gul...
16:45 2019-07-12

A new drinking water crisis hits US military bases across the nation The U.S. military's use of firefighting foam that contains a potentially dangerous chemical compound could have serious health consequences for ...
17:45 2019-07-13

Sudan: ‘Violence must stop’, says UNICEF chief, ‘gravely concerned’ over 19 child deaths since military backlash At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 injured since a military backlash against protesters began earlier this mont...
22:45 2019-06-11

Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘positive momentum’ as civilian rule talks stall between military and opposition The UN Secretary-General has commended the progress made so far between Sudan’s military leaders and opposition forces towards agreeing a timetable f...
14:31 2019-05-21

Sudanese protesters, military leaders agree to power-sharing deal amid ongoing protests Following weeks of negotiations and a deadly crackdown last month by security forces, a Sudanese pro-democracy movement and the ruling military counc...
05:45 2019-07-18

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola Public Health Emergency in DR Congo, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared a Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exc...
00:45 2019-07-18

Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech This Friday, we cover: Ebola in central Africa still not declared an international emergency, by the World Health Organization; looming famine in Sou...
21:45 2019-06-14

Gains by Abyei interim force can help advance resolution of border issues between Sudan and South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief says The United Nations security force for Abyei remains essential to stability in the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN peacekeeping c...
15:15 2019-05-21

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Libya ‘war crime’ attack, Sudan, Myanmar rights violations continue, ‘xenophobia’ in Assam, South Sudan update In the news this Wednesday: “Outraged” Guterres demands independent inquiry into fatal Libya migrant centre airstrike; Violence and broken promises i...
21:45 2019-07-03

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike...
02:30 2019-06-24

Come on slam, and welcome Don Cheadle to Space Jam 2 In a casting announcement that sounds almost too good for what we’ve come to expect from the Space Jam brand, Deadline is reporting that Don Cheadle ...
04:45 2019-07-12

A 24th Slam for Serena or a second for Simona? "Serena Williams enters her 11th Wimbledon final knowing she is just one title away from equalling Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slams held sin...
16:15 2019-07-12

Li Na becomes Asia's first grand slam champion China's Li Na wins the 2011 French Open to become the first Asian player to win a grand slam. Republished as part of CNN World Sport's 25th annivers...
14:37 2019-05-21

'Toy Story 4' delivers another cinematic grand slam "Toy Story 4" delivers a cinematic grand slam, a nine-years-later sequel that's wholly equal to the high expectations raised by the terrific trio tha...
19:45 2019-06-13

Another Chinese Grand Slam champion due in next decade: Li China will likely produce another Grand Slam women's champion in the next decade, predicts Li Na, the only player from her nation to taste victory in...
02:45 2019-07-19

| US Open to be richest Grand Slam in history This year's US Open will be the richest Grand Slam tournament in history after organisers announced prize money for the event had been increased to R...
11:15 2019-07-19

MLB roundup: Machado, Padres slam Phils Manny Machado hit the ninth grand slam of his career Monday night to cap a seven-run sixth inning as the San Diego Padres earned an 8-2 victory while...
13:30 2019-06-04

FRENCH OPEN '19: How much do you know about the Paris Slam? FRENCH OPEN '19: See how much you know about the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament by taking this AP quiz     ...
10:30 2019-05-23

British journalists slam use of 'intimidating' lawsuits Press freedom advocates have called for more safeguards from legal attempts to silence journalists. Without them, such lawsuits will continue to pose...
00:15 2019-07-22

| Tougher for teen to win men's Slam than women - Federer Roger Federer believes there's no reason why 15-year-old Coco Gauff can't win a Grand Slam, but doesn't expect to see a similar breakout performance ...
15:45 2019-07-07

US envoy for Afghanistan on 2-week peace mission WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan is traveling to Afghanistan and also Belgium, Germany, Pakistan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates ...
19:30 2019-06-01

US envoy hails latest talks with Taliban as the best ever The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan says that for the first time he can report “substantive” progress on all four issues key to a peace agreement in ...
22:15 2019-07-06

U.S. Envoy Hails Latest Talks With Taliban as the Best Ever KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan said Saturday that for the first time he can report “substantive” progress...
00:15 2019-07-07

| UN envoy warns of 'long and bloody war' in Libya The UN envoy for Libya has called for immediate action to cut off arms flows to the warring sides in Libya, warning that the ongoing battle for Tripo...
13:45 2019-05-22

UK's Top Envoy In US Says Trump Administration "Dysfunctional": Report Britain's ambassador in the United States has described President Donald Trump and his administration as "inept" and "uniquely dysfunctional", accord...
07:15 2019-07-07

"I Can Say Things About Him": Trump After UK Envoy Calls Him "Inept" US President Donald Trump hit back on Sunday and the UK launched an inquiry after leaked memos revealed Britain's ambassador in the US had described ...
06:01 2019-07-08

Report: North Korea executes envoy to US A South Korea paper citing an anonymous source said that Kim Hyok Chol was accused of being a US spy and killed. Several officials who also worked on...
10:45 2019-05-31

Trump says U.S. envoy to Japan will run to be Tennessee senator U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty will run to be the next Tennessee senator, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Friday, giving Hag...
17:15 2019-07-13

UK led towards no-deal Brexit by untruthful elite, says ex-EU envoy Ivan Rogers offers withering assessment of Tory candidates vying to be prime ministerToday’s political developments - live updatesBritain is being le...
15:30 2019-06-18

UK's Johnson says his comments about U.S. envoy were a factor in his resignation Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, denied he was responsible for the resignation of the ambassador to Washington but adm...
22:30 2019-07-12

Pakistan Should End ''Proxy War'' Against India: Indian Envoy Pakistan should end its "proxy war" against India and make efforts to build trust with New Delhi to move forward the bilateral relationship, Indian h...
04:15 2019-05-23

| UK offers 'full support' for its US envoy in Trump row British Prime Minister Theresa May's government reiterated its "full support" for its ambassador to Washington after US President Donald Trump said h...
20:45 2019-07-09

| Federer, Nadal threaten Djokovic bid for historic Slam Novak Djokovic can become only the second man in history to have twice held all four Grand Slam titles at the same time with victory at the French Op...
10:15 2019-05-25

Whiny researchers slam dodgeball as a tool of ‘oppression’ These researchers were clearly last picks. Forget famine, war and disease, the real tool of oppression, at least according to three Canadian research...
00:30 2019-06-08

Highlights: Supreme Vondrousova reaches first Slam final "Johanna Konta’s remarkable and unexpected run at the French Open came to a sudden end in the semi-finals on Friday with defeat to Marketa Vondrousov...
16:15 2019-06-07

| Grand Slam clock ticking for weary Serena With her 38th birthday fast approaching, the clock is ticking for Serena Williams and on her pursuit of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title at R...
21:15 2019-05-25

| Federer into Wimbledon last 16 with record 350th Grand Slam win Eight-time Wimbledon singles champion Roger Federer posted yet more landmarks as all the main contenders encountered few problems in reaching the las...
23:30 2019-07-06

Win Wimbledon, win the all-time Grand Slam title race? "With Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in Wimbledon semi-final action on Friday, what bearing could this Grand Slam have in their three...
19:15 2019-07-11

The Latest: Khachanov reaches first Grand Slam quarterfinal The Latest on the French Open: Tenth-seeded Karen Khachanov points to his pregnant wife in the stands after concluding a 7-5, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 victory o...
00:45 2019-06-04

Residents slam NYCHA redevelopment plan in Chelsea More than a hundred public housing tenants demanded answers from the city’s embattled Housing Authority over a controversial plan to knock down a por...
06:30 2019-06-05

Serena returned to tennis to hunt down Slam No. 24, says coach Patrick Mouratoglou has steered Serena Williams to some of her greatest achievements, but the coach has never seen the American work as hard as she h...
17:15 2019-07-10

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ong...
07:30 2019-07-12

McIlroy's grand slam bid on life support at Masters "Rory McIlroy\u0027s quest to complete the career grand slam at this year\u0027s Masters was on life support after the misfiring Northern Irishman fa...
14:45 2019-05-21

Wimbledon is Federer's best chance to win 21st slam: Wilander Wimbledon is Roger Federer's best chance to win another Grand Slam but, at 37, the Swiss maestro is no longer an outright favorite to prevail in mult...
19:45 2019-06-30

I can’t protect Grand Slam record forever, says Federer "Roger Federer admits he cannot protect his men’s Grand Slam singles record forever after an “incredible opportunity missed” saw Novak Djokovic close...
10:45 2019-07-15

Highlights: Thiem ends Djokovic’s Slam streak "Dominic Thiem defeated Novak Djokovic in five sets 6-2 3-6 7-5 5-7 7-5 to set up a rematch of last year’s clash with Rafa Nadal in the French Open f...
23:15 2019-06-08

Will Nadal pass Federer for grand slam wins? Rafael Nadal's 12th French Open title took him to just two grand slams behind Roger Federer's mark of 20. But who will end their career with more maj...
19:45 2019-07-02

Brett Baty’s first Mets home run is a grand slam Brett Baty’s first professional home run definitely made some noise. The Mets’ first-round pick in the 2019 MLB draft stepped up to the plate for the...
14:45 2019-07-02

Never count out Queen Serena on her quest for a Grand Slam "Serena Williams might be struggling for fitness and for form - but that does not mean she can\u0027t fight her way through to yet another Grand Slam...
00:45 2019-05-28

Iran summons Emirates’ top envoy over US drone incident Iran has summoned the United Arab Emirates’ top envoy to Tehran to protest the neighboring Arab nation’s allowing the U.S. to use a base there to lau...
15:15 2019-06-22

US Envoy Calls For Beijing 'Dialogue' With Dalai Lama The US ambassador to China has called on Beijing to open a "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama in remarks made this week during a rare visit t...
03:30 2019-05-26

US envoy says Russia still stands with Maduro, contradicting Trump Elliott Abrams says Russians ‘have not abandoned’ Nicolas Maduro despite US president’s tweetThe US special envoy for Venezuela has said that Moscow ...
23:15 2019-06-06

Iran summons UK envoy over 'unfounded' tanker accusations Iran on Saturday summoned the British ambassador to Tehran after London blamed it for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the semi-official S...
23:45 2019-06-15

UN envoy: Goal now must be Afghan-Taliban peace negotiations The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says all peace efforts including a new initiative by Germany and Qatar for talks among Afghans must be directed at sta...
00:15 2019-06-20

Trump assails Theresa May, UK envoy in Twitter rant Donald Trump has lashed out at Theresa May after the leak of diplomatic memos criticizing his presidency. The UK has been scrambling to stem the dama...
02:45 2019-07-09

China's envoy to London laments "Cold War mentality" China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the "Cold War mentality" it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kon...
16:30 2019-07-07

Saudi vice minister of defense says met with U.N. envoy to Yemen Saudi vice minister of defense Khalid bin Salman stressed Saudi support for a political solution in Yemen in a meeting with U.N. special envoy to Ye...
02:01 2019-07-16

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy reportedly seen with Kim Jong Un North Korean senior official and former top nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol reportedly accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to a Sunday art performance signali...
06:15 2019-06-03

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy seen with Kim Jong Un: KCNA North Korea's former top nuclear envoy, Kim Yong Chol, accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to an art performance, state news agency KCNA said on Monday, s...
13:15 2019-06-03

Trump’s UN Envoy Nominee Defends Climate Record WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations is defending her record on climate change, s...
18:15 2019-06-19

Johnson declines to back UK envoy to Washington over Trump row Boris Johnson, the leading contender to become Britain's prime minister, declined to say whether he would keep the country's ambassador to Washington...
00:15 2019-07-10

North Korea U.N. envoy slams U.S. for seized ship North Korea accused the United States of violating international law on Tuesday at the United Nations during an unprecedented press conference delive...
19:15 2019-05-21

UN envoy: Islamic State revival in Iraq must be prevented UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Iraq is calling for “wide-based international support” to prevent Islamic State extremists from ...
02:15 2019-05-22

U.K. Envoy's Exit Feeds British Worries of Isolation The resignation this week of Britain’s ambassador to Washington under duress has set off a period of self-examination in the U.K. as the nation strug...
00:15 2019-07-12

"Speak Up Without Fear", Says UK Foreign Minister After Envoy To US Quits Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt urged British diplomats to keep speaking "without fear or favour" following the resignation of the ambassador to the Uni...
06:45 2019-07-12

Pompeo looking into reports that North Korea executed envoy to the U.S. North Korea has previously executed scapegoats to atone for high-profile political flops, and the most recent summit between leader Kim Jong Un and P...
13:30 2019-05-31

Shouldn't Let "Minor Speed Bumps" Come In Way Of Relations With US: Envoy Hopeful that India and the United States will find a "mutually satisfactory" solution to their bilateral differences, the Indian Ambassador to the US...
23:45 2019-07-12

Chinese envoy says Syngenta takeover was a bad deal - report Beijing's ambassador to Switzerland said ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of seed and agrochemicals firm Syngenta was a mistake, adding he would have...
12:15 2019-06-29

The Latest: UN envoy: Illegal Israel settlements advancing GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on tensions between Israel and the Palestinians (all times local): 12:30 a.m. The U.N. Mideast envoy says Isr...
01:15 2019-06-21

Guaido envoy: Venezuelans want out of 'drug cartel regime' Even with support in the international community, self-appointed Venezuelan leader Juan Guaido has failed to oust President Maduro. Has Guaido's move...
23:15 2019-05-21

U.S. will sanction any countries that import Iranian oil: special envoy The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the U.S. special envoy for Iran said on F...
15:30 2019-06-28

Venezuelan envoy lashes back after US walkout from UN body Venezuela’s ambassador has mocked as “ridiculous” a U.S. walkout from his chairmanship of the top U.N. disarmament body, launching barbs at President...
21:15 2019-05-28

UN envoy attacks lack of 'moral motivation' to end Libyan war Ghassan Salamé, UN special envoy for Libya, says country is viewed as a prizeThe international community lacks the moral motivation to end the Libyan...
21:45 2019-05-22

India Not Buying Oil From Iran After US Waivers Expired: Envoy India has stopped importing oil from Iran after American waivers granted to eight buyers expired early this month, New Delhi's envoy in Washington ha...
19:30 2019-05-24

US Envoy Congratulates S Jaishankar On Appointment As Foreign Minister The US Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster, has congratulated Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on taking over as India's External Affairs Minister. A former c...
16:30 2019-06-02

EU appoints seasoned diplomat as special envoy for Venezuela The European Union has appointed a former international banker and seasoned diplomat as the bloc’s special envoy for Venezuela, in a move that it hop...
21:15 2019-05-28

UN envoy warns Libya is on verge of descending to civil war The U.N. envoy for Libya is warning that the oil-rich nation "is on the verge of descending into a civil war" that could divide the country and imper...
23:30 2019-05-21

Brazil's Bolsonaro plans to tap his son as envoy to U.S. even if it hurts his popularity Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reiterated on Thursday that he intends to nominate his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States, even if ...
04:45 2019-07-19

Libya detention centre attack is possible war crime, says UN envoy Warlord Khalifa Haftar blamed for airstrikes in which at least 44 people are killedAt least 44 people, and possibly many more, have been killed in th...
15:15 2019-07-03

US envoy launches new push on Afghan talks with Taliban Renewed efforts are underway to jumpstart stalled peace talks with the Taliban as a U.S. envoy is in Kabul and Pakistani and Afghan officials are mee...
10:30 2019-06-10

Trump's Syria envoy spells out 'what victory looks like in this awful war' President Trump's Syria envoy laid out a sobering assessment of how the eight-year "awful war" there is "basically frozen" and would likely end in st...
20:30 2019-05-23

UN envoy will ‘ring the alarm bell’ if no action on Rohingya The U.N. envoy for Myanmar says progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh has ...
03:15 2019-07-02

Yemen: UN Envoy ‘guilty’ of optimistic hope that war is ‘nearing the end’ With Yemen once again at a “crucial moment” the UN Special Envoy trying to facilitate peace there told Security Council members on Thursday that desp...
20:00 2019-07-18

U.S. envoy says latest peace talks with Taliban 'most productive' so far U.S. and Taliban officials will reconvene on Tuesday to continue peace talks described as the "most productive session" by a top U.S. negotiator lead...
23:15 2019-07-06

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU's special envoy for Venezuela The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc's special envoy for Ven...
14:30 2019-05-28

Chinese envoy says Syngenta takeover was a bad deal: report Beijing's ambassador to Switzerland said ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of seed and agrochemicals firm Syngenta was a mistake, adding he would have...
17:15 2019-06-29

US Will Sanction Any Country That Imports Iranian Oil: Special Envoy The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the US special envoy for Iran said on Frid...
19:30 2019-06-28

4 Democratic women of color slam Trump for ‘bigoted remarks’ From left, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., respond t...
21:15 2019-07-16

Dylan Alcott on track for calendar year grand slam Alcott defeated Wagner 6-2, 4-6, 6-2Wins at Wimbledon and the US Open will see him equal Rod Laver’s featAn emotional Dylan Alcott reached out to his...
14:15 2019-06-09

Defense attorneys slam ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz as a gang kid Lawyers for the gangbangers accused of slaughtering an innocent teen outside a Bronx bodega last summer insisted in their closing arguments that the ...
07:01 2019-06-12

Democratic lawmakers slam Trump's latest border initiatives U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Friday called President Donald Trump's latest anti-immigration initiatives "unacceptable" and warned his administration ...
04:15 2019-07-20

Naomi Osaka's unbeaten Grand Slam run ended by Siniakova Naomi Osaka's 16-match winning streak in Grand Slam tournaments came to an end in straight sets at the hands of Katerina Siniakova in the third round...
19:45 2019-06-01

Sports: Serena Chases a Grand Slam Record at Wimbledon This is the third Grand Slam final for Serena Williams since she gave birth to her daughter. She lost the first two — can she win Saturday at Wimbled...
17:45 2019-07-12

Edman's grand slam lifts Cardinals over Reds 7-4 Tommy Edman snapped a sixth-inning tie with his first career grand slam and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-4 for their fifth win ...
05:30 2019-07-19

| Mochizuki makes Grand Slam history for Japan at Wimbledon Shintaro Mochizuki made history becoming the first Japanese player to win a boy's Grand Slam title, beating Carlos Gimeno Valero of Spain in the Wimb...
18:45 2019-07-14

Blaum’s grand slam lifts Texas A&M over West Virginia 11-10 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Bryce Blaum’s grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted Texas A&M to an 11-10 victory over West Virginia in ...
02:15 2019-06-03

'Thinker' Cilic's search for winning grand slam formula Marin Cilic describes himself as a "thinker." Deeply reflective, the Croatian is one of only three players outside the Big Four to win a grand slam i...
12:45 2019-06-17

The Latest: Halep says Slam losses helped her beat Williams Simona Halep figures her past problems in Grand Slam finals allowed her to come through against Serena Williams at Wimbledon     ...
00:15 2019-07-14

Mickelson's quest for career grand slam put on hold again Phil Mickelson failed to drain birdie putts early and self-destructed late to finish with a 75 and another disappointing weekend at the U.S. Open &#...
07:45 2019-06-16

Djokovic Slam run ends at French; Thiem vs. Nadal in final Novak Djokovic's 26-match Grand Slam winning streak ended in the French Open semifinals because he made some odd strategic choices, because the wild ...
19:45 2019-06-08

Laureano hits grand slam, Athletics beat Rays 6-2 Ramon Laureano hit his first career grand slam to break an eighth-inning tie and finished with five RBIs as the Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay ...
22:15 2019-06-12

Serena Williams loses her 3rd consecutive Grand Slam final Serena Williams' loss to Simona Halep at the All England Club was her third consecutive defeat in a Grand Slam final     &#...
20:45 2019-07-13

In Paris, Tommy Paul of US will seek Slam success like pals When Tommy Paul heads to Paris for his first main-draw appearance at the French Open, he'll be hoping to turn in the kind of performance his pal...
15:15 2019-05-21

Drake's Emotional Performance of ''O Canada'' at the NBA Finals Is a Slam Dunk Drake offered up quite the rendition of "O Canada" during Game 5 of the NBA Finals, and let's just say it was every bit sweeter than a spoonful of ma...
06:15 2019-06-11

Conforto’s grand slam sends Mets past Dodgers 7-3 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Conforto’s first career grand slam snapped a seventh-inning tie and the New York Mets beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7...
10:30 2019-05-29

Against the odds, Germany's Kerber eyes career Grand Slam Former world number one Angelique Kerber is going into next week's French Open knowing victory on the Parisian clay would make her only the seventh w...
06:30 2019-05-24

Fight for $15: 2020 candidates slam McDonald’s over workers pay The White House hopefuls—including Bernie Sanders, Julian Castro, Bill de Blasio, and Jay Inslee—joined demonstrations by workers in 13 c...
09:30 2019-05-24

Former Brazilian ministers slam budget cuts to science and technology A manifesto of 10 previous incumbents warned that drastic reductions in science and technology spending will undermine the country's competitiveness....
19:15 2019-07-03

Pelosi, Schumer slam Trump for abandoning infrastructure talks Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Wednesday slammed President Trump for abandoning a planned meeting on infrastructure spending after the House speak...
18:30 2019-05-22

Dozens of tornados slam Midwest as floodwaters rise; at least 2 dead Dozens of storms and tornados in the Midwest damaged multiple buildings in their path Tuesday -- including a racetrack grandstand -- but were expecte...
14:45 2019-05-22

Dems slam Trump for comments to Putin about election meddling President Trump was assailed by Democrats on Capitol Hill on Friday over his smirking, finger-wagging warning to Russian strongman Vladimir Putin not...
23:45 2019-06-28

Serena Williams opens bid for 8th Wimbledon title, 24th Slam Serena Williams renews her bid for her 24th Grand Slam title and eighth at Wimbledon with a Centre Court match against Giulia Gatto-Monticone of Ital...
14:00 2019-07-02

Machado’s grand slam carries Padres over Harper’s Phillies SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado hit a grand slam over Bryce Harper in the first showdown this season between the superstars who changed teams during s...
11:15 2019-06-04

2 BJP Lawmakers Slam Centre In Parliament Over Lack Of Funds For Tourism BJP lawmakers Hema Malini and Rajiv Pratap Rudi on Monday questioned their party's government at the centre in parliament, expressing displeasure ove...
03:15 2019-07-09

French Open glance: Djokovic looks to keep Slam streak alive A quick look at the French Open: Djokovic looks to extend his Slam streak with quarterfinal matches rescheduled for Thursday after Wednesday's w...
00:15 2019-06-06

Democratic candidates slam Joe Biden for remarks on segregationist senators Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the body included segregationis...
12:45 2019-06-20

Djokovic aims to extend Slam streak at French Open The four remaining quarterfinal matches at the French Open have been rescheduled for Thursday after a washout Wednesday due to rain   ...
09:45 2019-06-06

Sea-Watch rescuers slam 'shameful' German, EU refugee policy The humanitarian NGO has accused the EU of deliberately allowing tense standoffs over migrants at Mediterranean ports to deter ships from rescuing pe...
11:00 2019-07-03

Guests At Indian Envoy's Iftar Party "Turned Away" By Pak Officials Guests invited to an Iftar party hosted by the Indian High Commission in Islamabad were intimidated and "aggressively" turned away from the venue by ...
10:15 2019-06-02

U.S. envoy for Iran traveling to Middle East: State Department U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook will travel to the Middle East on Wednesday for meetings in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, O...
22:30 2019-06-19

Britain confirms envoy to Iran summoned over oil tanker seizure Britain's Foreign Office confirmed on Thursday that its ambassador to Tehran had been summoned over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar...
17:45 2019-07-04

China Rejects US Envoy's Call For Talks With Dalai Lama China on Tuesday rejected US Ambassador Terry Branstad's call to Beijing to engage in "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama, saying it was firml...
19:30 2019-05-28

U.S., Taliban peace talks 'most productive session': envoy Khalilzad The U.S. peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan said on Saturday the latest discussions were the "most productive s...
23:15 2019-07-06

U.S. Envoy Swings Sledgehammer in East Jerusalem, and a Metaphor Is Born The ambassador to Israel, David M. Friedman, opened an archaeological site, calling it “undeniable evidence” of Jewish historical claims to Jerusalem...
01:30 2019-07-01

India Stopped Purchasing Iranian Oil After US Waivers Expired: Envoy India has stopped importing oil from Iran after American waivers granted to eight buyers expired early this month, New Delhi's envoy in Washington ha...
10:15 2019-05-24

China Appoints Veteran Diplomat Sun Weidong As New Envoy To India China has appointed veteran diplomat Sun Weidong, an expert in South Asian affairs and worked closely with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar dur...
12:15 2019-06-12

U.N. envoy meets UAE minister to discuss fighting in Libya: tweet The U.N. envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, has met United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi to discuss wa...
23:15 2019-07-16

The Latest: China summons US envoy over Hong Kong criticism HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the Hong Kong extradition bill and protests (all times local): 8:20 p.m. China has summoned a U.S. envoy in Beijing to...
15:45 2019-06-14

U.S. envoy, in interview, does not rule out Israeli annexation in West Bank The U.S. ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land that the Palestinians seek for a state,...
20:30 2019-06-08

The Latest: SKorea summons Japanese envoy over export curbs TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Japan’s tightening of restrictions on technology exports to South Korea (all times local): 5:50 p.m. South KoreaR...
11:30 2019-07-01

North Korea Envoy Warns U.S. Over ‘Outrageous’ Ship Seizure After calling the United States “a gangster country” in a letter to the United Nations secretary general, the North’s ambassador to the world body he...
21:45 2019-05-21

Ties with China beneficial, its envoy tells new El Salvador leader El Salvador's decision to establish ties with China was correct and the two countries have bright prospects, a Chinese envoy told El Salvador's maver...
09:45 2019-06-01

India Has Ended Iranian Oil Imports, Haven't Imported Any: Envoy India has ended all imports of oil from Iran, Ambassador Harsh Vardhan Shringla in Washington said on Thursday, becoming the latest country to grudgi...
02:15 2019-05-24

Chinese envoy says Canada-China relations have hit ‘rock bottom’ The remarks come at a time of heightened tensions following the December arrest of Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on an extradit...
00:45 2019-05-24

Iran summons UAE envoy to complain about U.S. drone launch: Fars Iran's foreign ministry summoned a United Arab Emirates envoy to complain about the UAE allowing a U.S. drone shot down on Thursday to be launched fr...
20:15 2019-06-22

Johnson vows to stand up for UK diplomats after Washington envoy's resignation Boris Johnson vowed to stand up for Britain's diplomats around the world and take a robust approach towards U.S. President Donald Trump if he succeed...
23:30 2019-07-11

Trump’s Nominee for U.N. Envoy Appears to Differ With Him on Saudis and Climate At her confirmation hearing, Kelly Knight Craft suggested that she would be tougher than President Trump on Saudi Arabia and that climate change is a...
00:15 2019-06-20

Trump blasts 'foolish' UK PM May and her 'wacky' envoy over leaked memos U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at "foolish" British Prime Minister Theresa May and her "wacky" Washington ambassador on Tuesday, stepping up ...
16:30 2019-07-09

UK Police Identify Suspect Behind Leaked Envoy Memos: Report The suspect behind the leak of confidential memos from Britain's Washington ambassador, which sparked a major diplomatic rift with the United States,...
15:00 2019-07-14

Brazil withdraws diplomatic invite to Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's government withdrew an invitation to an official ceremony sent to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guiadó, she said on Friday...
17:45 2019-05-31

North Korea Says Time Running Out For Talks As US Envoy Due In South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearisation talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursd...
21:45 2019-06-27

U.S. Envoy Points to Progress in Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban Veteran diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad said that he is aiming by Sept. 1 to reach agreement with the insurgents on a road map for completing negotiations ...
19:00 2019-07-07

Israel's UN envoy calls on world to 'declare war' on anti-Semitism The United Nations Wednesday hosted a special session on the fight against anti-Semitism and other forms of hatred at which Israel's U.N. ambassador ...
00:45 2019-06-28

North Korea says time running out for talks as U.S. envoy due in South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive negotiations with North Korea, a senior North Korean diplomat said, a...
01:45 2019-06-28

Supposedly executed former North Korean nuclear envoy is alive: CNN North Korea's nuclear envoy, who a South Korean newspaper said last week had been executed, is alive but in custody and under investigation for his r...
07:30 2019-06-04

China Summons US Envoy To Complain About Hong Kong Remarks China summoned a senior US diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about US comments on Hong Kong, after proposed US legislation that would re...
21:00 2019-06-14

U.S. envoy says Iran sanction working, warns against nuclear breaches The U.S. policy of maximum economic pressure on Tehran is working but the sanctions do not give Iran the right to breach its nuclear commitments, a s...
19:30 2019-06-27

German envoy visits Iran to mediate as tensions rise A senior German diplomat was in Tehran on Thursday for meetings with Iranian officials to try to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and cool tension...
13:15 2019-05-23

China appoints its envoy on North Korea its ambassador to Japan China has appointed its special envoy for North Korea, Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou, its ambassador to Japan, Chinese state media said on Tuesd...
12:15 2019-05-28

Chinese envoy to nuclear talks guarded on buying Iranian oil China's envoy to talks aimed at saving the Iran nuclear deal on Friday was guarded when asked if his country was willing to defy U.S. sanctions and b...
17:00 2019-06-28

Qatari envoy delivers aid to Gaza in cease-fire effort A Qatari envoy has delivered $25 million to the Gaza Strip to help shore up a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinian territory's Hamas rulers....
15:30 2019-06-17

UK Envoy Called Trump Administration "Dysfunctional" In Email: Report In leaked emails, the UK's Ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch labelled American President Donald Trump's administration as "inept, insecure and inc...
10:30 2019-07-07

Gallo’s 1st career grand slam leads Rangers past Royals 6-2 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo’s first career grand slam capped a six-run, sixth inning outburst as the Texas Rangers rallied past the Kans...
07:45 2019-06-01

Dwight Smith hits 1st grand slam, Orioles beat Giants 9-6 BALTIMORE (AP) — Dwight Smith’s first career grand slam capped a six-run outburst in the first inning and the Baltimore Orioles outslugged the ...
07:45 2019-06-01

Naomi Osaka knocked out of French Open to end winning grand slam run • Osaka beaten 6-4, 6-2 by Katerina Siniakova• Defending champion Simona Halep races into last 16Naomi Osaka’s winning grand slam run came to a disap...
17:45 2019-06-01

Google Assistant contractors slam company as ‘white-collar sweatshop’ Google’s use of artificial intelligence to power many of its products, including its Google Assistant, inspires awe and praise. Although the As...
22:45 2019-05-30

| Federer marks record 400th Grand Slam match with victory Roger Federer became the first player to contest 400 Grand Slam matches, marking the occasion in style with a straight-sets victory over Casper Ruud....
23:30 2019-05-31

She was just 17: Amanda Anisimova first player born in 2000s to reach Slam quaterfinals American Amanda Anisimova, 17, is the first player born in the 2000s to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal.        ...
00:45 2019-06-04

Acuña hits grand slam after early fracas, Braves top Pirates ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. hit a grand slam, Ozzie Albies added two homers and the Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh 13-7 on Monday night after Pir...
08:30 2019-06-11

Anderson hits grand slam as Marlins beat Nelson, Brewers 8-1 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brian Anderson hit his first career grand slam and the Miami Marlins spoiled Jimmy Nelson’s return to the major leagues, beati...
06:45 2019-06-06

Ashleigh Barty wins French Open for first Grand Slam title The No. 8-seeded Ashleigh Barty beat unseeded 19-year-old Marketa Vondrousova in the French Open final for her first Grand Slam title.   &...
19:15 2019-06-08

Blaum's grand slam lifts Texas A&M over West Virginia 11-10 Bryce Blaum hit a grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift Texas A&M to an 11-10 victory over West Virginia in an NCAA Tournament elimina...
01:45 2019-06-03

Thiem ends Djokovic's Slam streak in French Open semifinals Novak Djokovic's 26-match Grand Slam winning streak ended with a dramatic 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 loss Saturday to Dominic Thiem in a rain-interrupte...
19:45 2019-06-08

Posey hits grand slam in 10th, Giants beat Brewers 10-7 Buster Posey hit a grand slam in the top of the 10th inning to lift the San Francisco Giants to a 10-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers   &#...
07:00 2019-07-13

Boy asks for homer, Rizzo hits slam as Cubs beat Padres 6-5 Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead grand slam after a 9-year-old named Mateo asked for a homer, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Diego Padres 6-5  &...
04:15 2019-07-20

Serena among 13 Grand Slam champs in US Open women's field Serena Williams will try again for a record-equaling 24th major title as one of 13 Grand Slam champions who gained direct entry into the U.S. Open &...
23:15 2019-07-17

3-time Grand Slam doubles winner Peter McNamara dies at 64 Peter McNamara, an Australian tennis player who won three grand slam doubles titles and reached a highest singles ranking of No. 7, has died  &...
07:30 2019-07-22

Baez hits grand slam, Cubs beat Reds 6-0 behind Quintana CINCINNATI (AP) — Javier Baez hit his first grand slam of the season Saturday, and Jose Quintana went six innings for his first victory since May 5, ...
03:45 2019-06-30

Democratic presidential candidates slam Trump for North Korea visit Several 2020 presidential candidates criticized President Donald Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un in North Korea as a dangerous and one-sided gesture...
02:15 2019-07-01

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Business advocacy organizations sharply criticized the House of Representatives for passing a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15, saying it would ...
23:45 2019-07-18

Federer overcomes shaky start to join Grand Slam 100 club Roger Federer chalked up another monumental milestone to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday, recovering to beat Japan's Kei Nishikori in fo...
22:45 2019-07-10

Trade tensions slam Wall St. as global growth worries mount U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of companies in growth and cyclical sectors, with energy and technology leading declines, ...
03:30 2019-05-24

Fitness key to Serena breaking slam record, says Billie Jean King She's on course to break the all-time grand slam record, but fitness could be the key to Serena Williams achieving that goal, according to tennis Bil...
12:15 2019-07-02

Play Eurosport's Fantasy Tennis game for the second Grand Slam of the year "The second Grand Slam of the year is upon us, so sign up for the Eurosport Fantasy Tennis game, pick your team, join a league, and invite your frien...
21:45 2019-05-23

Watch: Chris Herrmann crushes grand slam in first game with Athletics Chris Herrmann had just one hit in his Oakland Athletics debut, but it happened to be a go-ahead grand slam in an 8-6 win against the Minnesota Twins...
15:15 2019-07-03

"Agenda Of White Nationalists": Congresswomen Slam Trump's Racist Attack After being singled out by President Donald Trump with racist tweets - following days of scolding from their own party leaders - four Democratic cong...
06:30 2019-07-16

Djokovic has time on his side as he eyes Federer’s grand slam haul Wimbledon champion says Swiss rival is an inspiration and he hopes that he will still be competing at the age of 37At the end of this seesawing and t...
10:30 2019-07-15

Global Media Watchdog Slam Pak For "Brazen Censorship" Of News Channels A global media watchdog has slammed Pakistani authorities over the removal of three television channels from the country's airwaves, saying the move ...
16:45 2019-07-10

Wimbledon: Simona Halep stuns Serena Williams to win second Grand Slam Simona Halep was nearly flawless in her first Wimbledon final, quickly dispatching Serena Williams in straight sets to win the championship. It is th...
20:45 2019-07-13

Democrats slam USDA's relocation of economists as blow to scientific research Democratic senators on Thursday slammed the U.S. Department of Agriculture's plan to relocate hundreds of its economists and other researchers from W...
23:45 2019-07-18

Guerrero’s grand slam helps Blue Jays beat Tigers 7-5 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his first career grand slam, a 441-foot drive toward the bushes at Comerica Park that helped the Toronto Blue Jays rally fo...
05:15 2019-07-21

Classic Matches: Agassi comes from two sets down to complete career Grand Slam "In this Classic Match we revist the men\u0027s 1999 final when Andre Agassi came from two sets down to beat Andriy Medvedev and complete a Career Gr...
11:45 2019-05-26

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Slam Ruling on .amazon Domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organisation that manages Internet protocol to grant global...
02:45 2019-05-28

French Open glance: Osaka takes 14-match Slam run to Paris A quick look at the French Open: Naomi Osaka's bid for a third consecutive Grand Slam title finally gets started on Day 3 of the French Open &#...
07:45 2019-05-28

Odor hits grand slam, Rangers’ bullpen beats Reds 7-1 CINCINNATI (AP) — Roughned Odor hit his fourth career grand slam, Delino DeShields singled and drove in a run during a reunion with his dad, and the ...
06:30 2019-06-15

Dershowitz, Concha slam media fueling calls for Trump's impeachment Professor Alan Dershowitz says impeachment "isn't constitutionally permissible," and members of the liberal media should stop calling for Democrats t...
06:45 2019-06-13

Biden to slam Trump as 'existential threat' during dueling Iowa stops In what could be a preview of next year’s general election campaign for the White House, both President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden wil...
19:45 2019-06-11

Tellez slam helps Blue Jays beat Orioles 8-6 to end skid Rowdy Tellez hit a grand slam to cap a six-run fifth inning, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. had three hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Oriole...
07:30 2019-06-13

Joe Biden says Cory Booker 'should apologize' for slam over working with segregationist senators Former Vice President Joe Biden told Fox News on Wednesday that he was not going to apologize for invoking his ability decades ago to work with two s...
09:15 2019-06-20

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing's influence in the former British colony a...
08:30 2019-06-14

Michael Conforto’s grand slam propels Mets past Dodgers LOS ANGELES — Michael Conforto’s month has included a concussion and ricocheted ball off the fence that nailed him in the crotch earlier this week. S...
09:30 2019-05-29

Phil Mickelson’s latest quest for career Grand Slam fades away PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — It isn’t completely official. That will come on Sunday when the 119th U.S. Open comes to its conclusion. But Phil Mickelson’s ...
09:15 2019-06-16

North Korea 'executes envoy to US' after Trump summit failures – report South Korean paper claims Kim Hyok-chol has been killed and senior negotiator Kim Yong-chol subjected to forced labourNorth Korea’s special envoy to ...
05:30 2019-05-31

UK police identify suspect behind leaked envoy memos: Sunday Times The suspect behind the leak of confidential memos from Britain's Washington ambassador, which sparked a major diplomatic rift with the United States,...
03:30 2019-07-14

Imran Khan Wishes To Stay At Pak Envoy's Home During US Visit: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed his wish to stay at the ambassador's residence during his visit to the US later this monthin a bid t...
16:15 2019-07-08

Vatican waives immunity for France envoy accused of sexual assault The Vatican has waived immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault, according to the Bishops' Conference of Franc...
04:00 2019-07-09

Vatican lifts diplomatic immunity for envoy facing assault claims Move clears way for papal nuncio Luigi Ventura to face criminal chargesThe Vatican has waived diplomatic immunity for its envoy to France, who is und...
13:45 2019-07-09

After UK Envoy Sacked, Diplomats Fear Putting Trump Criticism In Writing The lightning-fast resignation of Britain's ambassador to the United States on Wednesday after a leak of his correspondence criticizing the Trump adm...
08:45 2019-07-11

North Korea executes envoy in a purge after failed U.S. summit: media North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between lead...
17:45 2019-05-31

New UN-Syrian Action Plan signals an 'important day' for child protection, says UN envoy The top UN official charged with representing the interests of children caught up in armed conflict, has signed a landmark new agreement on child pro...
19:30 2019-07-01

French Envoy In Iran Talks As Donald Trump Threatens To Up Sanctions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor met with Iran's president Wednesday winding up a day of talks in Tehran aimed at saving a l...
08:45 2019-07-11

‘Action and tangible progress’ needed to finally ‘win the peace’ for Syrians: UN envoy It will take “action and tangible progress” between Syrian Government and opposition leaders, not just dialogue, to bring about lasting peace said th...
21:45 2019-05-21

North Korea "Executed" Envoy, 4 Others After Failed Trump Summit: Report North Korea executed its special envoy to the United States following the collapse of the second summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Dona...
11:30 2019-05-31

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

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbi...
10:45 2019-06-03

Germany's India envoy visits 'Nazi-inspired' Hindu group Ambassador Walter J Lindner's visit to the headquarters of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has stirred a controversy in India. Experts say the Hindu ...
20:00 2019-07-21

Iran Summons United Arab Emirates’ Top Envoy Over U.S. Drone Incident TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has summoned the United Arab Emirates’ top envoy to Tehran to protest the neighboring Arab nation’s allowing th...
19:45 2019-06-22

No-deal Brexit could end Japan investment boom, envoy tells UK PM rivals Japan on Thursday cautioned the two candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May that a no-deal Brexit would be so disruptive for many comp...
23:30 2019-06-27

Japanese minister admonishes South Korea's envoy as dispute escalates Japan's foreign minister publicly admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a worsening dispute over compensation for Korean forced laborers t...
21:30 2019-07-19

Yemen president slams U.N. envoy's handling of war in letter to secretary-general Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi criticized the U.N.'s special envoy to the country in a sharply-worded letter to the U.N. chief, describing h...
00:30 2019-05-25

"High-Level" Meeting, Engagements Planned For PM Modi-Xi Jinping: Envoy India and China will have several ministerial-level engagements this year, including a foreign ministers' meeting, to prepare the ground for the seco...
19:30 2019-05-27

Pope's envoy tells Syrian leader of concern for Idlib civilians Pope Francis has expressed concern for the humanitarian situation in northwestern Syria and urged a negotiated end to years of fighting, in a letter ...
15:45 2019-07-22

Probe Underway: French Envoy On Break-In At IAF's Office Handling Rafale French ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler on Saturday said the investigation into a possible data theft during the break-in into the Rafale projec...
04:30 2019-06-30

Spain protests Vatican envoy's criticism of Franco reburial plan Spain formally complained to the Vatican on Thursday after its ambassador criticized the Socialist government's attempts to exhume the remains of dic...
17:45 2019-07-04

US peace envoy hails latest talks with Taliban as 'most productive' to date Zalmay Khalilzad said progress had been made on all four parts of a peace deal as two sides to resume meeting from Tuesday in QatarThe US peace envoy...
20:15 2019-07-06

Iran summons British envoy for "illegal seizure" of an Iranian oil tanker: TV Iran summoned the British ambassador in Tehran over the "illegal seizure" of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday, Iranian state TV quoted ...
17:15 2019-07-04

Nepal Objects To US Envoy's Move To Engage With People On Social Media The Nepal government today took strong exception to the US envoy's move to engage with Nepali people on a weekly basis through social media, saying i...
12:15 2019-05-23

Watch: Toronto Raptors' Pascal Siakam skies for thunderous alley-oop slam Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam threw down a monstrous alley-oop dunk against the Golden State Warriors during the first half in Game 2 of the ...
18:45 2019-06-03

Dylan Alcott wins at Wimbledon to secure fourth straight grand slam • Australian beats Britain’s Andy Lapthorne 6-0, 6-2 in final• Alcott is Wimbledon’s first quad wheelchair singles championWhen Rod Laver won Wimbled...
02:15 2019-07-14

Pavolony's slam helps Vols beat UNCW 10-3 in NCAA tourney Connor Pavolony hit a grand slam and Tennessee beat UNC Wilmington 10-3 in an NCAA Tournament elimination game        ...
22:30 2019-06-01

Three-time Grand Slam tennis doubles champion Peter McNamara dies at 64 Peter McNamara, who won two Wimbledon and one Australian Open doubles title with fellow Australian Paul McNamee, died at age 64 in Germany.  &#...
07:30 2019-07-22

Guerrero's grand slam helps Blue Jays beat Tigers 7-5 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his first career grand slam, a 441-foot drive toward the bushes at Comerica Park that helped the Toronto Blue Jays rally fo...
06:01 2019-07-21

'I'm getting closer' - Djokovic nears Federer tally with 16th Slam title at Wimbledon "\"When the crowd is chanting \u0027Roger\u0027 I hear \u0027Novak\u0027,\" freshly-crowned Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic said with a smile on Su...
10:45 2019-07-15

Serena Williams loses 24th Grand Slam title to Simona Halep Williams started stronger in the second set as the pair traded holds until it was 2-2, but Halep broke her in the fifth game and never looked back --...
22:45 2019-07-13

4-year-old boy's performance of the national anthem at Indiana Fever game is a slam dunk A 4-year-old boy stepped up and gave a rousing performance of the national anthem prior to the Indiana Fever’s game against the Las Vegas Aces on Wed...
20:15 2019-07-12

Shoppers slam fashion retailer over cheap bikini: 'Disgusting, questionable ethics' Shoppers are upset with fashion retailer Missguided over their £1 ($1.25) bikini promotion, which many have called unethical and bad for the environm...
18:45 2019-06-18

Democrats slam McConnell's stance on election-year Supreme Court opening Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for promising to fill a Supreme Court vacancy if one occur...
22:45 2019-05-29

UK Labour politicians slam party for re-admitting lawmaker in anti-Semitism dispute Senior politicians in Britain's Labour opposition expressed fury with their party on Thursday for readmitting a lawmaker who was suspended over comme...
19:30 2019-06-27

Djokovic ready to fire at Roland Garros as Grand Slam landmark beckons "World number one Novak Djokovic believes he is peaking at the perfect moment to win four successive Grand Slam titles for the second time in his car...
15:30 2019-05-25

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Threaten Novak Djokovic Bid For Historic Slam Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, with 20 and 17 career Grand Slam titles each respectively, are ahead of 15-time major winner Novak Djokovic in total ...
12:30 2019-05-25

Chirinos hits slam, drives in 6 runs, Astros beat Blue Jays HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos hit his first grand slam and finished with a career-high six RBIs, Gerrit Cole struck out 10 and the Houston Astros ...
06:30 2019-06-15

English soccer fans slam Alex Morgan’s tea gesture over ‘poor technique’ "My biggest issue with Alex Morgan's celebration is that it was v.poor tea drinking technique. You don't throw it back like that, unless you want a f...
00:45 2019-07-04

"Gaon, Gareeb, Kisaan": Opposition Leaders Slam Budget Over Farmer Issues The government on Friday announced an increase in budget allocation for the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare by over 78 per cent to around...
20:30 2019-07-05

Chasing 24th grand slam title, Serena targets 'calm' space She's 37 and a mom, but Serena Williams says she is inspired by other veteran sports stars such as Roger Federer and Tiger Woods as she chases a reco...
16:30 2019-07-12

Wimbledon '19: Serena eyes 24th; Sharapova makes Slam return The AP takes a look at some of the women to watch at Wimbledon in 2019, including 23-time Grand Slam title winner Serena Williams, top-ranked Ash Bar...
22:15 2019-06-27

Britain’s climate advisers slam government progress, call for urgent action Britain has failed to set sufficient policies to combat climate change and must act urgently to cut greenhouse gas emissions to meet its new net zero...
02:45 2019-07-10

Newly-Appointed Chinese Envoy Vows To Work For Better China-India Ties Newly-appointed Chinese envoy to India Sun Weidong arrived in New Delhi on Sunday and resolved to work for building better ties between the two Asian...
18:30 2019-07-21

UK Envoy Says Trump Ditched Iran Deal To Spite Barack Obama: Report Britain's ambassador to Washington believed US President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iranian nuclear deal because it was associated with his prede...
05:30 2019-07-14

US envoy decries lack of response from Islamic world to China's attacks on Uighurs Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt have been silent in the face of the mass incarceration of Muslims in XinjiangThe US envoy on religio...
10:45 2019-06-11

President Trump Disinvites U.K. Envoy From Dinner With Qatar’s Emir in Diplomatic Feud U.K. Ambassador Kim Darroch was disinvited from a dinner that U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is hosting Monday with President Donald Trump an...
03:15 2019-07-09

WRAPUP 1-Japan summons S.Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labour Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime fo...
05:45 2019-07-19

China's envoy to Britain laments 'Cold War mentality' over Hong Kong protests China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the "Cold War mentality" it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kon...
15:45 2019-07-07

Japan summons South Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labor Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime fo...
04:45 2019-07-19

U.S. envoy attends opening of ancient East Jerusalem road amid opposition U.S. Ambassador David Friedman and U.S. Middle East special envoy Jason Greenblatt attended the inauguration of an archaeological site in Jerusalem o...
02:15 2019-07-01

U.S. envoy attend opening of ancient East Jerusalem road amid opposition U.S. Ambassador David Friedman and U.S. Middle East special envoy Jason Greenblatt attended the inauguration of an archaeological site in Jerusalem o...
00:15 2019-07-01

Kim Jong-un executes North Korea envoy over failed Trump nuclear summit BRUTAL tyrant Kim Jong-un has reportedly executed the envoy credited in helping set up a meeting with US President Donald Trump after the last summit...
06:45 2019-05-31

Libya: Heavy shelling and civilian deaths ‘blatant violation’ of international law - UN envoy  Heavy shelling overnight on Tuesday which hit a densely-populated neighbourhood of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, was condemned “in the strongest terms” b...
15:15 2019-05-21

Trump's Mideast envoy slams UN over 'Band-Aid' solutions to Israel-Palestinian conflict The Trump administration's chief negotiator for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict delivered a blunt message to the United Nations Security Council Wed...
07:00 2019-05-23

Warren Entsch declares war on plastic in new Great Barrier Reef envoy role Veteran Liberal MP is aiming to rid beaches of plastics, micro and nano plastics, but won’t commit to a banThe Liberal MP Warren Entsch has launched ...
21:01 2019-05-27

North Korea executes nuclear envoy to U.S. after failed Trump summit: report Kim Hyok Chol was executed by firing squad in March along with four other foreign ministry officials, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper report...
00:30 2019-06-01

North Korea Reportedly Executed Its Nuclear Envoy After the Failed Trump-Kim Summit North Korea executed its former top nuclear envoy with the U.S. along with four other foreign ministry officials in March after a failed summit betwe...
08:15 2019-05-31

‘Maintain calm’ and ‘exercise patience’ UN envoy urges, as Nigeria heads to polls As Nigerians get ready to head to the polls on Saturday, the Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), described the pre-election...
16:30 2019-05-21

Rain delays force Ashleigh Barty's first grand slam semi-final on to outside court Men’s semis will be played on centre court in ParisOrganisers’ decision declared ‘unfair and inappropriate’ Ashleigh Barty’s first appearance in a gr...
09:00 2019-06-07

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Global growth worries slam Wall St as trade tensions persist U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of technology companies as well as businesses in cyclical sectors on fears that the escala...
22:45 2019-05-23

Watch: Serena Williams moves on to final, eyes record Grand Slam at Wimbledon Serena Williams will go for her record-tying 24th Grand Slam title after beating Barbora Strycova in straight sets in a 2019 Wimbledon semifinal Thur...
18:45 2019-07-11

Dirty dozen: Nadal wins 12th French Open for 18th Slam title Rafael Nadal pulled away in what had suddenly become a tight final to beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 for his record-extending 12th French Open...
02:30 2019-06-10

Daily on Energy: ‘Totally AWOL’ — Jay Inslee responds to Rick Perry’s ‘Freedom Gas’ slam Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:15 2019-06-04

Ashleigh Barty: a humble and hugely popular grand slam champion | Simon Cambers The Australian was close to individual perfection in the French Open final but as ever was keen to stress the importance of her teamEverything you ne...
04:45 2019-06-09

Tenants, son slam soft-serve king accused in multimillion-dollar ticket scam Accused ice-cream “cone” artist Dimitrios Tsirkos has a freezer full of problems. The soft-serve king, whose fleet of trucks got scooped up last week...
03:15 2019-06-09

Ashleigh Barty celebrates winning French Open and first grand slam title – video Ashleigh Barty says 'the stars aligned' for her to claim her maiden grand slam title after becoming the first Australian woman to win the French Open...
01:15 2019-06-09

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do m...
19:00 2019-07-01

Johanna Konta backed to end Grand Slam title wait after disappointing Wimbledon exit Five times Johanna Konta has made it to the last eight of a Grand Slam but not once has that been converted into a final appearance, let alone the ti...
06:30 2019-07-11

Dems slam DHS plan to have troops boost border wall's 'aesthetic appearance,' reports say U.S. military personnel will spend the next month painting the border wall, reports said Wednesday. But at least two Democrats spoke out against the ...
14:15 2019-06-06

2020 Democratic hopefuls slam Trump's meeting with Kim as 'photo opportunity', say he's 'coddling' dictators The candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary put aside their squabbles on Sunday - sort of - to focus on a common enemy: President Trum...
08:30 2019-07-01

‘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

North Korean nuclear envoy reported executed is alive: South Korea legislator A North Korean nuclear envoy who steered talks before a failed summit with the United States in February is alive, a South Korean legislator said on ...
12:15 2019-07-16

Iran says will not reverse decision to boost uranium enrichment as French envoy visits Tehran Iranian President Hassan Rouhani also criticized a U.S. request for an emergency meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency's board of governo...
16:45 2019-07-10

North Korea executes envoy to failed U.S. summit -media; White House monitoring North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between lead...
20:15 2019-05-31

Dominic Thiem ends Novak Djokovic’s slam streak to reach French Open final • Thiem wins in five sets to set up repeat of 2018 final with Nadal• Austrian ends Djokovic’s bid to hold four majors at same timeThere will be no se...
18:00 2019-06-08

Ashleigh Barty rides momentum heading into maiden grand slam final | Simon Cambers Australia’s No 1 plans to go out and simply enjoy French Open decider against Markéta Vondroušová There have been a couple of near-misses in the 46 y...
00:45 2019-06-08

Serena Williams faces Simona Halep in Wimbledon final chasing 24th Grand Slam Serena Williams faces "pressure times 100" when she plays Simona Halep in the Wimbledon final seeking a 24th Grand Slam singles title, her coach says...
14:00 2019-07-13

Isaiah Rivera wins slam dunk contest in Paris using Blake Griffin as prop – video NBA stars Russell Westbrook, Blake Griffin, Carmelo Anthony, Kemba Walker and WNBA star Maya Moore along with filmmaker Spike Lee helped judge the 15...
23:00 2019-06-27

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency...
20:15 2019-07-15

Getting This Smoke: Black Activists Slam Meharry Medical School Decision to Take $7.5 Million Grant From Juul Black activists and health experts are slamming what they say is Meharry Medical College’s deal with the devil, in this case, the electronic cigarett...
13:30 2019-06-20

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’, says senior UN envoy  Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitar...
17:45 2019-06-21

‘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

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Edu...
17:45 2019-05-21

‘I don’t like to give up': veteran UN envoy reveals how two decades of quiet diplomacy gave birth to North Macedonia Last June, a historic agreement settled a 27-year-long name dispute between two countries, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Greece. One ...
14:37 2019-05-21

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

Boris Johnson could benefit from UK envoy's resignation over Trump-critical memos his allies are suspected of leaking The transatlantic uproar over the British ambassador’s private cables criticizing President Trump could set the stage for a warm U.S. partnership wit...
07:45 2019-07-11

How to Help the People of Sudan June has been a violent month in Sudan’s capital of Khartoum, as peaceful protestors demonstrating for a civilian-led government have been attacked i...
19:15 2019-06-20

NBC, Chuck Todd not ready for primetime? Critics slam Peacock Network, 'Meet the Press' host following Dem debates The second night of NBC’s two-day, audio-issue plagued Democratic debate proved that the Peacock Network may not be ready for primetime, as the broad...
17:45 2019-06-28

Atletico Madrid slam Barcelona over Antoine Griezmann chase with wantaway star expected to report for pre-season Atletico Madrid have hit out at Barcelona over their pursuit of Antoine Griezmann and say the French forward is obliged to report to pre-season train...
13:45 2019-07-06

Despite peace deal, Central African Republic’s population faces daily acts of violence, UN envoy warns Although the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR), armed groups and civil society representatives are all taking part in the process that...
06:00 2019-06-21

At least 50 killed in Sudan crackdown At least 50 people are dead and 326 injured after troops stormed the main camp of pro-democracy protesters in Sudan's capital Monday, according to th...
05:00 2019-06-05

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of pe...
20:45 2019-06-03

Sudan celebrates end of stand-off Sudanese citizens took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, Friday to celebrate a power-sharing agreement that could bring an end to a weeks-long...
13:30 2019-07-05

What's at stake in Sudan's transition? Sudan's ruling military council and an alliance of protest and opposition groups have signed a political accord on a three-year transition towards el...
19:45 2019-07-18

| Internet blackout across Sudan Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on proteste...
23:45 2019-06-10

Serena Williams ousts Strýcová, reaches Wimbledon final to inch closer to 24th Grand Slam Williams handily defeated unranked Barbora Strýcová of the Czech Republic in straight sets to advance to Wimbledon's final for a s...
20:00 2019-07-11

Top-seeded Naomi Osaka’s 16-match Grand Slam winning streak ends with third-round French Open loss PARIS (AP) — Top-seeded Naomi Osaka’s 16-match Grand Slam winning streak ends with third-round French Open loss. The post Top-seeded Naomi Osak...
16:00 2019-06-01

‘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

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding se...
14:30 2019-06-03

Why social media is going blue for Sudan People on social media are turning their profile pictures blue to stand in solidarity with Sudan and bring awareness to the uprising that is currentl...
22:45 2019-06-14

35 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding se...
09:30 2019-06-04

The Fight to Save Sudan from the Counterrevolution Revolutions are hard to launch and harder to sustain. That’s the legacy of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsi, the man elected Egypt&...
17:30 2019-06-20

Russia says 'extremists' in Sudan must be subdued: RIA Russia said on Thursday it opposed foreign intervention in Sudan and the authorities in Khartoum must subdue what it described as extremists, Russia'...
12:01 2019-06-06

Sudan: 4 killed on first day of general strike At least four people were killed by Sudanese security forces Sunday as the opposition began a general strike that has emptied many of the capital's s...
15:15 2019-06-10

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence Violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after the military killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. The UN ...
01:45 2019-06-04

Calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown ki...
07:15 2019-06-10

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent disp...
16:00 2019-06-15

U.N. says it confirms 17 deaths in Sudan's Darfur The United Nations said on Thursday it had confirmed the killing of 17 people and the burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in the Darfur...
06:45 2019-06-14

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held the first day of a strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers ov...
15:15 2019-05-28

US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into t...
18:30 2019-06-15

Sudan: Deportations to an embattled country After the military council used brutal force against civilian protesters, the situation in Sudan has continued to escalate. Now German politicians ar...
15:30 2019-06-17

Amid Venezuela exodus, UN refugee envoy Angelina Jolie visits camps on Colombian border, appeals for humanity, more support As the United Nations announced four million Venezuelans have fled their country, Angelina Jolie, a special envoy for the world body’s refugee agency...
17:30 2019-06-10

In Sudan crackdown, bullets fly as doctors struggle During the chaos of a deadly raid on Sudanese protesters at a pro-democracy sit-in Khartoum on Monday, a man grimaced in pain as doctors sewed his ea...
16:45 2019-06-05

| Sudan: Five months of anti-government protests The sit-in protest outside army headquarters in the Sudanese capital, dispersed on Monday, began in April and stayed put even after president Omar al...
03:45 2019-06-04

At least 60 killed in Sudan crackdown, say protest groups Many demonstrators caught up in attack in Khartoum are still unaccounted forParamilitaries killed at least 60 people when they attacked pro-democracy...
15:01 2019-06-05

Sudan hospital traumatized by bloody crackdown After the victims of a deadly crackdown on a protest camp started pouring into a Khartoum hospital, many previous patients there begged to leave in t...
22:45 2019-06-07

A timeline of key events in Sudan's unfinished revolution Sudan's security forces violently dispersed on Monday the camp at the center of the protest movement that in April forced the army to remove Sudan's ...
01:30 2019-06-04

Pope appeals for peace, dialogue in Sudan Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week....
14:45 2019-06-09

Sudan's Bashir charged for protestors' deaths Sudan's Public Prosecutor Office has instructed expedited charges be bought against former President Omar al-Bashir in the killing of protestors, acc...
17:45 2019-05-21

| 4 dead in Sudan a week after bloody crackdown One week after dozens died in a crackdown on Sudanese protesters demanding civilian rule, four people were killed as security forces moved to quell a...
11:00 2019-06-10

South Sudan struggling to ramp up oil production after war JUBA, South Sudan — Oil-rich South Sudan is struggling to increase production of crude several months after the end of its civil war and the politica...
02:30 2019-05-30

| UN freezes decrease of Sudan peace mission The UN Security Council has agreed on a four-month pause in the decrease of a peacekeeping mission from Sudan's Darfur region as leaders in Khartoum ...
03:15 2019-06-28

Sudan bans Al Jazeera as protests continue Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country,...
09:30 2019-05-31

Ousted Sudan president to be sent for trial soon, prosecutor says Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will stand trial soon on corruption charges and 41 former officials from his government are being investigat...
19:30 2019-06-15

UAE is watching Sudan developments with concern: statement United Arab Emirates is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and supports the continuation of a dialogue between the different parties, ...
03:45 2019-06-06

Sudan Rivals Agree to Share Power Sudan’s military junta and protest leaders reached a truce to share power until elections, raising tentative hopes for a transition to democratic rul...
13:45 2019-07-05

| Sudan talks enter day two as key issue still unresolved Talks between Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders, held after weeks of standoff following a deadly crackdown on protesters, enter a second da...
23:15 2019-07-04

How Sudan Is Moving on After Brutal Leader’s Ouster Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir brutally crushed dissent during the three decades he ruled the North African nation. But his overthrow in April didn...
01:45 2019-07-07

Militiamen in Sudan raped men and women, says eyewitness Demonstrators in Sudan have been demanding a transition to a civilian government. An eyewitness reports on sexual atrocities committed during the dis...
20:15 2019-06-09

US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown Top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a pr...
17:30 2019-06-15

UK foreign minister condemns Sudan sit-in dispersal The United Kingdom's foreign minister, Jeremy Hunt, condemned on Monday the violent dispersal of a sit-in protest outside the Sudanese Defense Minist...
19:30 2019-06-03