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

Since the inauguration of Guinea-Bissau’s new Government in July, the political arena has been dominated by preparation for presidential elections, the assistant chief for UN peacekeeping op...

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

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Attempt to defy international law over Golan sovereignty ‘doomed to failure’ Security Council hears A majority of Security Council members on Wednesday stressed the importance of upholding international law regarding the occupied Golan , in the face of the unilateral move by the United States to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over them....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Threat from petty criminals who turn to terrorism, a growing concern, Security Council hears The less predictable threats represented by small-time criminals who have opportunistically embraced terrorism, are a source of growing concern, the UN Security Council heard on Tuesday. That warning came from Tamara Makarenko, an International Consu...
02:00, 07/10/2019

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistance and protection, and more than 5.6 million Syria...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller asked the Security Council on Tuesday...
20:00, 05/28/2019

‘Deadly environment’ plus ‘political and social’ obstacles hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo, Security Council hears The problems of eradicating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not only medical, but also linked “to a variety of political and social factors”, the head of the UN mission in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday....
20:51, 07/24/2019

‘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’, a senior UN envoy said on Friday, calling for the 15-member body’s continued commitment as the coun...
01:51, 07/20/2019

Inclusion, empowerment and equality, must be ‘at the heart of our efforts’ to ensure sustainable development, says UN chief The world’s people are demanding “transformative change that is fair and sustainable,” Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, calling on government leaders to use the upcoming slate of key United Nations meetings in September to “kicksta...
23:17, 07/16/2019

Sunny Deol Leads Efforts To Ensure Safe Return Of Punjabis Stuck Abroad Veena Bedi of Gurdaspur district returned to Punjab on Friday after being stuck in Kuwait for over a year now. The 45-year-old was sent to Kuwait by a travel agent who lured her with the promise of a......
05:00, 07/30/2019

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert said this week, while repeating her call for an international and independent probe into the 2017 exo...
19:17, 07/03/2019

Arrangements Made For Peaceful Counting Of Votes In Jammu And Kashmir Elaborate arrangements have been made by Election Commission officials in Jammu and Kashmir to ensure peaceful counting of votes for the six Lok Sabha seats in the state today....
01:17, 05/23/2019

Voters head to polls with expectation of ‘peaceful, free and fair' elections: UN News special report from Guinea-Bissau After months of preparation by hundreds of national and international officials, including the United Nations, around 760,000 registered voters from Guinea-Bissau headed to the polls on Sunday to choose new members of the National Assembly.  ...
19:17, 04/28/2019

India security official: Despite death, Kashmir peaceful India’s top security official says the death of a 19-year-old man hit by pellets fired by security forces in Kashmir was unfortunate, but demonstrates that the crackdown in the restive Himayalan region has largely been peaceful...
11:51, 09/07/2019

Somalia security remains a concern, head of UN Mission warns Security Council Despite “encouraging” developments, insecurity across Somalia remains a serious concern, James Swan, head of the UN Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), warned the Security Council, in his first briefing to the world body since taking office....
20:17, 08/21/2019

‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threatening “regional security and integration”, a senior UN official warned the Security Council on Tuesd...
23:51, 06/04/2019

Baltimore recovers from ransomware slowly to ensure security BALTIMORE (AP) — An official with Baltimore mayor’s office says the city’s IT team is restoring computer systems slowly to ensure their security after a crippling ransomware attack. The Baltimore Sun reports deputy chief of staff Sheryl G...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Canada says Microsoft and Facebook will do more to help ensure security of election Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said on Monday....
22:34, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada says Microsoft and Facebook will do more to help ensure security of election Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said on Monday....
00:17, 05/28/2019

ECJ hears landmark case over Facebook data security Are EU citizens protected enough from US surveillance when Facebook transfers their personal data? The job of answering that question now lies with Europe's top court, despite Facebook's bid to block the case....
11:34, 07/09/2019

Republicans block election security efforts despite Mueller's warnings Senators stand in way of multiple bills within 24 hours of former special counsel’s testimony on Russian threatSenate Republicans have twice blocked legislation aimed at strengthening US election security in the 24 hours since the former special coun...
08:34, 07/26/2019

Terrorism, immigration efforts hampered by Homeland Security vacancies “In the best of times, DHS is an unruly and difficult-to-manage organization,” a former inspector general told the House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday. “We are not in the best of times."...
21:17, 05/06/2019

Ex-Facebook security chief calls tech regulatory efforts 'confused' Facebook's former chief security officer says the FTC's settlement with the social media giant doesn't address some of the main privacy concerns....
22:34, 07/24/2019

UN Security Council has its first meeting on Kashmir in decades According to a UN diplomat, council members failed to even come up with a statement to the press -- the lowest level of Council action. UN diplomats said countries disagreed on wording of a statement, with some fearing any comment would escalate tens...
10:51, 08/17/2019

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on a migrant detention center near Tripoli....
22:51, 07/05/2019

Kashmir: Is the UN Security Council reluctant to get involved? Although the Security Council told India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute bilaterally, it didn't call a formal meeting or issue a statement. Some analysts dubbed the response "lukewarm."...
23:00, 08/17/2019

UN Security Council to visit Colombia in July UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council will be heading to Colombia in July for a firsthand look at implementation of the 2016 peace agreement between the government and the country’s main rebel group. Peruvian Ambassador Gustavo Meza-C...
00:00, 06/27/2019

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.’s most powerful body for the first time alongside Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam...
22:00, 06/07/2019

Mark Zuckerberg claims Facebook security efforts will suffer if company is broken up (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Mark Zuckerberg is countering calls to break up Facebook, saying that doing so would only diminish his company's billion-dollar attempts to fix the social network....
18:34, 05/24/2019

UN Security Council condemns attacks on oil tankers, but not Iran A closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council Monday afternoon on the recent attacks on oil tankers and a U.S. drone ended without a condemnation of Iran....
06:51, 06/25/2019

Pak Says Will Move UN Security Council On Kashmir With China's Support Pakistan says it will move the United Nations Security Council with China's support with a motion to condemn India for its decision to strip Jammu and Kashmir of its special status....
21:34, 08/10/2019

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 protesters. The United Kingdom and Germany requested the closed-door session, set for Tuesday afternoon. ...
09:51, 06/04/2019

Pakistan requests U.N. Security Council meeting on Kashmir Pakistan has asked the United Nations Security Council for an urgent meeting on the contested Kashmir region also claimed by India, according to a letter released by Pakistan's foreign ministry on Wednesday....
11:01, 08/14/2019

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas rulers and Palestinian Islamic Jihad renounce their vows to destroy Israel and stop carrying out violen...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Pakistan asks UN Security Council to meet over Kashmir Pakistan has requested that the UN Security Council meet over India abolishing Kashmir's special autonomous status. Tensions have escalated in the region, which has been disputed for more than 70 years....
15:17, 08/14/2019

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head of parliament's foreign affairs committee, said on Friday, RIA news agency reported....
22:34, 05/24/2019

With ISIL down but not out, continued vigilance is key, UN Security Council told Despite ISIL’s territorial defeat in Syria, the terrorist group, also known as Da’esh “continues to aspire to global relevance”, the United Nations top counter-terrorism officials told the Security Council on Tuesday....
19:17, 08/28/2019

Saudi crown prince, France's Macron discuss efforts to achieve stability and security in the region Saudi crown prince Mohamed bin Salman received a phone call from French president Emmanuel Macron on Saturday and they tackled the latest developments in the Middle East, state news agency SPA reported....
00:00, 09/08/2019

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster, a council diplomat said....
09:34, 06/04/2019

Pakistan says will move to U.N. Security Council with China's support over Kashmir Pakistan says it will move the United Nations Security Council with China's support with a motion to condemn India for its decision to strip its portion of the Kashmir region of special status....
18:00, 08/10/2019

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria’s Idlib A diplomat at the U.N. says Russia has blocked the Security Council from issuing a statement sounding alarm about fighting in and around Syria’s Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster...
07:00, 06/04/2019

Thousands protest for Kashmir, ahead of Security Council meeting Thousands of people surrounded the Indian High Commission in central London on Thursday in support of Kashmir, ahead of a planned closed-door consultation by the UN Security Council over New Delhi's decision to strip autonomy from its part of the dis...
02:51, 08/16/2019

U.S. to raise Mideast tanker attacks in U.N. Security Council: diplomats The United States plans to raise the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman during a closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council later on Thursday, diplomats said....
17:51, 06/13/2019

Pakistan asks U.N. Security Council to meet on Kashmir crisis Pakistan has called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council, saying India's revoking of autonomous status to its section of disputed Kashmir poses a threat to the peace and security of South Asia....
13:17, 08/14/2019

France Pushes For India, Others As Permanent UN Security Council Members India and nations like Germany, Brazil and Japan are "absolutely needed" as permanent members of a reformed and enlarged UN Security Council to better reflect contemporary realities and the addition......
08:00, 05/07/2019

Israel’s U.N. Ambassador gives the U.N. Security Council a history lesson on the Bible In what was an unusual sight for the Security Council, Israel’s ambassador Danny Danon during his speech covered his head with a black Yarmulke and picked up the Hebrew Bible and quoted from Genesis where God spoke to Abraham....
01:17, 05/01/2019

Woman: Hand-licking former UN Security Council president raped me twice A Rwandan woman says she was raped twice by a United Nations ambassador — who allegedly licked her hand and made other creepy advances before having his way with her in a Manhattan hotel, according to a new lawsuit. The then-21-year-old accuser says ...
06:17, 06/15/2019

‘Perseverance is key’ to Iraq’s future, UN envoy tells Security Council Although Iraq is “hard at work building on progress made to date”, a top United Nations official told the Security Council on Wednesday that decades of trouble continue to impact the present, but cautioned “we have not seen the end of it yet”....
00:17, 08/29/2019

"10 Years Of Debate, No Result": India, G4 On UN Security Council Reform India along with the other G-4 nations today strongly criticised the "very frustrating" developments in the UN Security Council reform process this year, expressing their displeasure and......
09:51, 06/28/2019

US elections need massive security overhaul for 2020: report A sweeping overhaul of America’s electoral infrastructure is needed in order to prevent foreign interference as the 2020 elections loom, a group of security researchers has concluded. Former Facebook chief security officer Nick Stamos – who wit...
22:34, 06/10/2019

Trump's Middle East envoy faces resistance at U.N. Security Council A plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians cannot rely on global consensus, inconclusive international law and "unclear" United Nations resolutions, U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday, ...
00:17, 07/24/2019

Pakistan Asks UN Security Council To Meet Over India's Move In Kashmir Pakistan on Tuesday asked the United Nations Security Council to meet over India's decision to revoke Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir under a "temporary" provision in the......
06:51, 08/14/2019

Pakistan asks U.N. Security Council to meet over India moves in Kashmir Pakistan on Tuesday asked the United Nations Security Council to meet over India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the Himalayan region that has long been a flashpoint in ties between the nuclear-armed neighbors....
06:51, 08/14/2019

‘No time to lose’ UN envoy tells Security Council, ‘Yemen cannot wait’ One month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing “a crucial moment” in the course of its long and bloody conflict, and on Tuesday, he again urged members to acknowledge that recent infighting around t...
21:51, 08/20/2019

Trump’s Mideast envoy blasts UN Security Council over peace process President Trump’s Middle East envoy lashed out Tuesday at the United Nations Security Council over its handling of peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians, taking aim at what he called “the constant drumbeat of tired rhetoric that is design...
04:51, 07/24/2019

U.N. Security Council adds Islamic State satellite to terror blacklist The U.N. Security Council has added an Islamic State-linked group to a sanctions blacklist, due to terrorism links and dozens of attacks it's accused of carrying out in Afghanistan and Pakistan....
05:00, 05/16/2019

Two-thirds of U.N. Security Council ask U.N. chief for Syria hospital attacks inquiry Two-thirds of the United Nations Security Council - including the United States, Britain and France - asked Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday to investigate attacks on U.N.-supported medical facilities in northwest Syria, diplomats said....
14:00, 07/31/2019

Climate Denialist to Depart White House National Security Council William Happer, a National Security Council adviser who tried unsuccessfully to create a federal panel to attack climate science, plans to leave the White House. ...
22:51, 09/11/2019

Calgary city council discuss water security, stormwater management With a growing population and the likelihood the region will become drier, Calgary city council began discussing strategies to protect the region's water security and stormwater management....
05:51, 05/14/2019

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violence in Darfur, and those who have suffered at the hands of the brutal military crackdown earlier this ...
22:00, 06/19/2019

U.N. Security Council to meet on North Korea missile launches: diplomats Britain, Germany and France have asked the United Nations Security Council to meet behind closed doors on Thursday on North Korea's latest missile launches, diplomats said....
22:00, 07/31/2019

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current situation in the country....
23:34, 07/16/2019

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 reportedly come in for criticism by the Government....
00:51, 06/12/2019

UP Bar Council Chief Cremated; Yogi Adityanath Vows Security In Courts Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Singh Yadav, who was shot dead by a lawyer on the Agra court premises, was cremated at her native village of Chaandpur in Etah district today....
19:17, 06/13/2019

'Entire' North Korean WMD program violates U.N. security council resolutions: U.S. North Korea's "entire" weapons of mass destruction program violates U.N. security council resolutions, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday when asked about recent missile launches by Pyongyang....
20:51, 05/28/2019

UN Security Council To Hold Meeting Over North Korea Missile Tests The United Nations Security Council will meet behind closed doors on Thursday to discuss North Korea's recent ballistic missiles tests, diplomats said....
03:34, 08/01/2019

St. Vincent and the Grenadines secures record-breaking seat on Security Council Following a secret ballot held on Friday, the UN General Assembly elected five countries to the Security Council, including St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the smallest nation ever to secure a seat. Also elected were Estonia, Niger, Tunisia, Viet Nam...
22:17, 06/07/2019

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for the Afghan people”....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions produced by the United States and by Russia were presented. Neither text was adopted as the US draft w...
21:00, 04/28/2019

US thwarts UN Security Council condemnation of attack on Libya migrant center The UN Security Council failed to issue a statement condemning the bombing in Libya. Washington earlier criticized the attack as "abhorrent," but did not call for a ceasefire....
10:00, 07/04/2019

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabilities in conflict situations and to ensure they have access to justice, basic services and unimpeded hum...
04:17, 06/21/2019

U.S. envoy tells U.N. Security Council indications Iran behind Saudi oil attacks U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft told the Security Council on Monday that emerging information on attacks on Saudi oil facilities "indicates that responsibility lies with Iran" and that there is no evidence the attack came from Yemen...
19:51, 09/16/2019

China asks for U.N. Security Council to discuss Kashmir this week: diplomats China on Wednesday backed Pakistan's request for the United Nations Security Council to discuss India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, asking for the body to meet behind closed doors on Thursday or Friday, diplomats said....
23:51, 08/14/2019

China asks for U.N. Security Council to discuss Kashmir this week, diplomats say China on Wednesday backed Pakistan's request for the United Nations Security Council to discuss India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir....
11:51, 08/15/2019

Five years on from ISIL ‘caliphate’ proclamation in Iraq, Security Council makes first-ever visit The Security Council has concluded a first-ever visit to Iraq on Saturday, five years on from the proclamation, by the ISIL terrorist group, of a “caliphate” in the country. The visit, which also took in a trip to Kuwait, saw the members meet senior ...
18:51, 07/01/2019

Security Council must ‘come together’ to address the plight of children trapped in armed conflict, says UN envoy It is “vitally important” that the Security Council “come together” on the current plight of children affected by armed conflict across the globe”, Virginia Gamba, the United Nations Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict said on Frid...
01:00, 08/03/2019

UN Security Council To Hold Closed-Door Talks On Kashmir Today: Report The UN Security Council (UNSC) is to hold closed-door consultations on the Kashmir developments on Friday at the request of China, a diplomat at the Security Council told IANS today....
23:17, 08/15/2019

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, describing them as “central to sustainable solutions” to challe...
18:34, 04/28/2019

U.N. Security Council overcomes Chinese veto threat to renew Afghanistan mission The United Nations Security Council unanimously agreed on Tuesday to extend a U.N. political mission in Afghanistan after last-minute talks overcame a Chinese threat to veto if there was no reference to Beijing's global Belt and Road infrastructure p...
18:51, 09/17/2019

St. Vincent and the Grenadines breaks a record, as smallest ever Security Council seat holder Following a secret ballot held on Friday, the UN General Assembly elected five countries to the Security Council, including St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the smallest nation ever to secure a seat. Also elected were Estonia, Niger, Tunisia, Viet Nam...
14:51, 07/27/2019

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was behind attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last month....
21:34, 06/07/2019

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high seas and pose “immediate danger to people’s lives and safety”, the UN anti-drugs and crime chief warn...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representative of the United Nations in the country, told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that its people ...
19:17, 04/28/2019

UN suspending handover of camps in Darfur, peacekeeping chief tells Security Council The joint African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), is suspending the handover of any more camps for displaced civilians to the Sudanese military, against a backdrop of worsening violence and insecurity across the country....
21:51, 06/14/2019

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, stating that “our cooperation with the League of Arab States is pivotal”. ...
23:17, 06/13/2019

Yemeni children ‘dying right now’ due to food aid diversions Beasley warns Security Council Food continues to be taken “from the mouths of hungry little boys and little girls” in many areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels, warned the head of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday, who said the agency would be forced to suspend som...
21:34, 06/17/2019

‘Whole spectrum of Afghan society’ must get behind peace talks, UN envoy tells Security Council The long Afghan conflict can only be resolved by “direct talks” between its own people, the chief of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) told the Security Council on Tuesday, underscoring that they must be inclusive and represent “the wh...
07:01, 09/11/2019

Political solutions ‘prerequisite to sustainable peace’, Lacroix tells Security Council While peacekeeping is an “essential tool” for preventing conflict and reducing the risk of relapse, “political solutions are a prerequisite to sustainable peace”, the United Nations peacekeeping chief told the Security Council on Monday....
01:34, 09/10/2019

US elections in 2020 need massive overhaul to protect them, security experts argue A sweeping overhaul of America's electoral infrastructure is needed in order to prevent foreign interference as the 2020 elections loom, a group of security researchers has concluded....
19:17, 06/07/2019

Persistent threat of war erodes prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior United Nations envoy told the Security Council on Thur...
11:17, 07/28/2019

Security Council discusses chemical weapons use in Syria following latest global watchdog report The UN Security Council met behind closed doors on Wednesday, to discuss the latest findings of the global chemical weapons watchdog in Syria, which concluded that there were “reasonable grounds” that a chemical attack took place during the crucial b...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Climate change recognized as ‘threat multiplier’, UN Security Council debates its impact on peace As climate change is increasingly recognized as a “threat multiplier” by scientists, political representatives, and civil society across the world, the United Nations Security Council held an open debate on Friday to discuss its concrete impact on pe...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a civil war which could lead to the permanent division of the country”....
18:34, 05/21/2019

UN Security Council discusses Kashmir, China urges India and Pakistan to ease tensions The Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Indian and Pakistani-administered Kashmir on Friday, addressing the issue directly within the UN body dedicated to resolving matters of international peace and security, for the ...
02:17, 08/17/2019

‘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 visited the Security Council on Wednesday with a simple message from the field that “young people care abo...
01:17, 07/18/2019

Libyan Security Forces Arrest Two Russians Allegedly Attempting to Interfere in Elections (Bloomberg)— Libyan security forces have arrested two men accused of working for a Russian troll farm seeking to influence elections in the oil exporter and other African countries. A letter from the state prosecutor of the internationally-back...
01:17, 07/06/2019

Carl Beech trial: VIP abuse accuser 'Nick' made 'totally unfounded claims' against military figures and politicians, court hears Police investigating an accuser's claims that a VIP paedophile ring had operated in Westminster found elements of his story were "totally unfounded and irredeemably contradicted", a court heard....
17:34, 05/14/2019

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in strengthening political stability and good governance. The Office, named BINUH, will replace the 15-year...
23:34, 06/25/2019

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitarian problem” facing the country, where close to seven million people are in dire need of aid, and so...
18:17, 04/28/2019

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 international support, “lots of time and lots of hard work,” the top United Nations official in the count...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator once again described “the latest horror facing civilians”, pleading ...
23:17, 06/25/2019

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on international peace and security, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council during a...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes: Security Council condemns attack The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the “severely traumatized” surviving migrants and refugees, UN aid agencies said on Friday, reiterating t...
18:17, 07/27/2019

Security Council gravely concerned by Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, demands immediate end to violence hampering response The UN Security Council on Friday expressed grave concern about the current Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and stressed the urgency of broad cooperation in the response, as “the disease could spread rapidly, inclu...
22:00, 08/02/2019

With Libyans now ‘fighting the wars of others’ inside their own country, UN envoy urges Security Council action to end violence Fighting in Libya “shows no signs of abating”, the head of the United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL), told the Security Council on Monday, painting a grim picture of worsening humanitarian conditions, and warning that the instability and influx of ...
23:34, 07/29/2019

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in armed conflict. The aim is to encourage countries to fulfil their obligations, take action to step up p...
00:51, 06/12/2019

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council, surveying 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber on Thursday that while safeguards were stronger, “compliance has deteriorated”.  ...
04:17, 05/24/2019

Voices of Afghan women ‘must be heard at the table in the peace process and beyond’ UN deputy chief tells Security Council Afghan women have “paid a high price” during their country’s nearly four decades of conflict, the United Nations deputy chief said on Friday, addressing the Security Council a day after Kabul had been hit with a fresh round of “horrific” bomb attacks...
00:34, 07/27/2019

UN Security Council ‘utterly failed’ Syrian detainees; a victim voices her plea to ‘end impunity and stop this horror’  The Security Council has “utterly failed Syrian detainees and their families”, Amina Khoulani, Co-founder of Families for Freedom, told the Security Council on Wednesday, during a meeting focussed on those who have been jailed or gone missing across ...
22:00, 08/07/2019

African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadly unrest JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadly unrest....
15:00, 06/06/2019

Millions in Idlib ‘counting on your support to make the violence stop’, UN relief chief tells Security Council Despite an agreement signed nearly a year ago on a halt to further escalation in Syria’s war-battered Idlib, “the bombing and fighting go on in plain sight, day in and day out”, the UN humanitarian chief told the Security Council on Thursday....
23:34, 08/29/2019

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomatic forum for peace and security, factors their needs into its work. ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagreed over the appropriate response to mass protests ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until m...
21:17, 05/22/2019

‘Do something’; UN relief chief urges Security Council action to stop the Syrian carnage unfolding ‘in front of your eyes’ Bombing and shelling in Syria for more than 90 days by the Government and Russia have led to “carnage in the so-called de-escalation zone” of Idlib, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday, in his seventh update since...
22:00, 07/30/2019

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday.  ...
23:34, 06/12/2019

Three UN workers killed following Benghazi car bomb attack, as Security Council meets in emergency session, honours their ‘ultimate sacrifice’ Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday condemned a car bomb attack in front of a shopping mall in the Libyan city of Benghazi, which left three UN workers dead, and three others injured, with dozens of civilians also wounded. ...
04:00, 08/11/2019

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere, Security Council warned A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels, the UN Special Envoy to the country told the Security Council on Monday, warning however that war s...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior United Nations envoy told the Security Council on Thur...
19:17, 06/20/2019

Presidential election: ‘Key moment’ to reaffirm Afghanistan’s democratic political structure, UN mission chief tells Security Council  The presidential election scheduled for 28 September will be a “key moment to reaffirm the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s democratic political structure”, the United Nations mission chief in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday. ...
00:17, 06/20/2019

Sudan: New political transition, bolstered by peacebuilding, could bring long-term stability to Darfur, Security Council told “Important developments” under way in Sudan since midsummer, including a pledge to end the country’s outstanding conflicts, and the establishment of a new transitional government, could serve to edge the country’s people closer to stability, Under-Se...
22:51, 08/26/2019

Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit and letter’ of Ukraine agreements to be upheld, as Russia issues simplified citizenship decree The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any unilateral steps” that could undermine efforts to demilitarize the eastern conflict zone....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calling on Secretary-General António Guterres “to play a role” in bringing countries to the table....
01:51, 06/25/2019

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work towards an enduring political solution on behalf of the ...
21:51, 05/17/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan crisis, the opening of the annual Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the UN Security Council's condemn...
19:00, 04/28/2019

WhatsApp's security breach: Made in Israel, implemented worldwide WhatsApp's latest security flaw allegedly allowed governments to spy on dissidents, activists and journalists around the world. An Israeli cyber company is reportedly behind the loophole — and not for the first time....
15:00, 05/17/2019

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for children in Middle East and North Africa, climate and migration links Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, climate crisis to have ‘extensive’ effect on human settlement...
20:34, 08/02/2019

Trump takes swipes at Bolton, says former national security adviser made 'big mistakes' President Trump blasted John Bolton Wednesday for making "some big mistakes" during his tenure as national security adviser, extending the veteran Republican's ugly parting into a second day....
23:17, 09/11/2019

Not clear UK has made final decision on Huawei, says U.S. national security adviser Bolton U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton said on Thursday it was not clear to the United States that a decision on British government policy towards Chinese telecoms firm Huawei had been taken in its final form....
16:17, 05/30/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: US-DPRK relationship reset, ‘Horrific’ Kabul bombing, Anti-conscription plan in Syria, Climate change heat stress, Security Council in Iraq This Monday, we cover: Guterres welcomes possible US-DPRK diplomatic upgrade; Taliban attack hits schools; UN-Syria action plan on child soldiers; Climate change heat stress impacts economy; and first-ever Security Council visit to Iraq. ...
02:34, 07/02/2019

Dems Investigating Whether Pompeo Made Security Detail Pick Up His Large Adult Son and Get His Takeout Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, as fourth in the line of succession to the president and head of the State Department, is often protected by members of Diplomatic Security. Now, Democrats are investigating whether Pompeo is playing a bit fast and l...
03:00, 07/02/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: UN chief talks climate action at G7, WFP official visits camp in Central African Republic, Deadly violence at Lesvos migrant centre, Security Council meets on AU-UN Darfur mission A recap of Monday’s stories: UN chief urges more action from G7 leaders to tackle ‘climate emergency’; WFP official visits camp for displaced in Central African Republic, UN refugee agency calls on Greece to keep young migrants safe after deadly inci...
07:17, 08/28/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: UN refugee agency on Venezuelan migrant crisis, dramatic resurgence' of measles in Europe, a UN News visit to former nuclear test site, Colombian law for disabled persons receives praise, Security Council on violence in Yemen A recap of Thursday's stories: 'No end in sight' to massive movement of Venezuelan migrants and refugees; 'Dramatic resurgence' of measles threatens Europe; Report from nuclear test site in Kazakhstan;  UN expert welcomes new Colombian law for person...
06:51, 08/30/2019

Kazakhstan President Moves To Allow Peaceful Protests Kazakhstan's president on Monday called for an easing of restrictions on peaceful demonstrations, three months after thousands were detained at opposition protests in the authoritarian country....
23:51, 09/02/2019

UN calls for ‘peaceful, credible and inclusive’ election in Bangladesh In the run-up to Sunday’s general elections in Bangladesh, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for “an environment free of violence, intimidation and coercion” to allow a “peaceful, credible and inclusive poll.”...
04:51, 04/29/2019

How Peaceful, Idyllic Sri Lanka Became A Soft Target For Terrorists A week ago, Sri Lankan tourist guide Ricky Costa was preparing for a typically easy Sunday ferrying backpackers between Colombo's tea shops and beach bars in his canary-yellow rickshaw. Then the......
21:17, 04/28/2019

Hawaii officials say they want peaceful end to protest over giant telescope Thirty Meter Telescope to be built on state’s highest peakMore than 1,000 activists fight development on Mauna KeaOfficials in Hawaii said on Friday they will not call up additional national guard troops or use force on peaceful protesters blocking a...
17:17, 07/20/2019

EU urges Albania’s opposition to hold peaceful protests TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country’s political deadlock. The ce...
20:51, 05/25/2019

EU urges Albania's opposition to hold peaceful protests The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country's political deadlock....
21:34, 05/25/2019

Angela Merkel calls for peaceful resolution in Hong Kong The protracted trade dispute between the US and China is affecting other countries as well, Merkel has told the Chinese premier. The German chancellor also stressed that a peaceful solution is needed for Hong Kong....
16:34, 09/06/2019

Protesters and police clash in Hong Kong after peaceful march Police use pepper spray and truncheons after protest about cross-border tradersClashes broke out between police and protesters in Hong Kong on Saturday after thousands took part in a peaceful march in an out-of-town district in Hong Kong.After the en...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Hundreds of thousands turn out for peaceful Hong Kong protest HONG KONG — Hong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain down a major road in the Chinese territory, where massive pro-democracy demonstrations have become a regular we...
23:17, 08/18/2019

Police keep low profile at huge, peaceful Hong Kong protest Hong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain in the Chinese territory, where massive pro-democracy demonstrations have become a regular weekend activity...
22:51, 08/18/2019

Climate change helping 'make world less peaceful', report says Climate change is helping to make the world less peaceful by causing conflicts or making them worse by affecting livelihoods, security and resources, a study has said....
10:51, 06/12/2019

These engineers and tech execs want to create a peaceful lunar settlement A group of Silicon Valley tech executives and engineers want to create a peaceful, multinational lunar settlement. According to Bloomberg, the San Francisco-based Open Lunar Foundation plans to invest in hardware "to accelerate the exploration and se...
23:34, 09/05/2019

Peaceful Neighbourhood Pakistan's Priority, Imran Khan Tells Trump Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has told US President Donald Trump that normal ties with India will be beneficial for both the countries, asserting that a "peaceful neighbourhood" was the priority......
14:17, 07/23/2019

Venezuela: Guaidó calls on supporters to intensify ‘peaceful rebellion’ against Maduro Tens of thousands of protesters hit the streets again on Wednesday and clashed with security forces after fruitless bid to oust MaduroClashes have broken out between protesters and Venezuelan security forces as tens of thousands of protesters returne...
00:51, 05/02/2019

UNESCO explores digital tech and games for ‘more peaceful and sustainable societies’ UNESCO is promoting social and emotional learning in children and how to use digital technologies to build more peaceful and sustainable societies.Read More...
23:00, 07/22/2019

Huge crowds defy police in peaceful Hong Kong protest Hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters of all ages returned to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, in a massive show of solidarity for a movement that appeared on the verge of losing popular support....
10:00, 08/19/2019

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood says it will continue 'peaceful' work regardless of Trump moves Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said on Tuesday it would continue to work in line with "our moderate and peaceful thinking" regardless of moves by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration to designate it a foreign terrorist organization....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Hong Kong: Angela Merkel calls for peaceful solution to unrest The German chancellor is seeking an end to the unrest in Hong Kong through amicable talks. She says the constitution, protecting residents' freedoms, must be at the heart of any dialogue....
02:51, 08/15/2019

Antifa, Proud Boys supporters clash outside Portland, Ore., bar after ‘peaceful’ May Day protests Portland, Ore., police responded to a brawl outside a bar Wednesday night, where members of far-left Antifa clashed with those from the conservative Proud Boys group, according to reports....
11:34, 05/02/2019

Venezuela's Maduro says Norway talks sought 'peaceful agenda' with opposition Talks in Norway this week with representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition sought to "build a peaceful agenda" for the crisis-stricken South American country, President Nicolas Maduro said on Friday....
05:17, 05/18/2019

| 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 political solution" between the military rulers and groups seeking civilian rule....
10:00, 06/13/2019

Global Peace Index: Afghanistan ranks as world's least peaceful nation; U.S. No. 128 The world is "considerably less peaceful now" than it was a decade ago, as the Middle East has become more violent and terrorist attacks have risen, the annual Global Peace Index said Thursday....
21:34, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong readies for more protests as Trump and others seek peaceful resolution Hong Kong braced on Thursday for more mass demonstrations through the weekend, with the weeks-long crisis escalating after pro-democracy protests forced the cancellation of nearly 1,000 flights this week and world leaders urging calm....
06:51, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong readies for more mass protests after huge, peaceful rally Hong Kong is gearing up for more protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a change to what have often been violent clashes....
07:00, 08/19/2019

'He came to kill Hispanics': peaceful El Paso left wounded by possible hate crime Residents across the city, which is among the safest in the US, are reeling from the attack that left at least 21 dead The sheriff of El Paso did not mince his words when he spoke of Saturday’s mass shooting that left 21 dead.“This Anglo man came her...
21:00, 08/05/2019

Origi gets another key goal to ensure Liverpool wins CL When Liverpool was struggling to protect its lead in Saturday's Champions League final, coach Juergen Klopp's turned to Divock Origi to get the decisive goal        ...
02:34, 06/02/2019

How BMW can fix Mini, ensure future in North America Since 2000, when BMW took over production of Mini from MG Rover and launched the second generation, the cars have grown in size, price and complexity. And with each new iteration, they have drifted further from the brand's values....
18:34, 06/25/2019

Turkey says it will ensure Morsi’s death is not forgotten ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to ensure that the “drama” surrounding former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi’s death is not forgotten. Erdogan made the comments during a meeti...
12:00, 06/20/2019

Will See How To Ensure An-32 Crash Does Not Happen Again: Air Force Chief The Indian Air Force will investigate the cause of the recent crash of a transport aircraft in Arunachal Pradesh and ensure such accidents do not happen again, Indian Air Force (IAF) chief BS Dhanoa......
12:51, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong: Police, protesters injured as peaceful march turns violent Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong's northern town of Sha Tin for a peaceful march that turned violent Sunday after police attempted to disperse demonstrators from a nearby mall....
06:17, 07/15/2019

Canada supports peaceful assembly, condemns violence in Hong Kong: Freeland There have been months of protests in the semi-autonomous region as some residents accuse the Communist Party-ruled Chinese government of chipping away at Hong Kong's democratic rights....
01:34, 08/18/2019

Vietnam blogger jailed for six years for Facebook posts calling for peaceful protests European Union criticises imprisonment of Nguyen Ngoc Anh, saying he has right to peaceful freedom of expression An environmental activist has been jailed for six years in Vietnam for “anti-state” Facebook posts, as part of the country’s continuing c...
13:51, 06/07/2019

Premier League will not use VAR to ensure keepers toe line on penalties "Video Assistant Referees (VAR) in the Premier League will not determine whether goalkeepers have moved off their line during penalties, leaving the decision to on-field officials, The Times reported."...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Working To Ensure No Family Remains Without LPG Connection: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that his government was working tirelessly to ensure no family remains without an LPG connection, adding the target to provide 8 crore such connections......
23:34, 09/07/2019

Heat is on Tottenham to ensure Madrid was just the beginning - not the highlight On Saturday afternoon, just as the temperature in Madrid was approaching its fearsome peak, a group of Tottenham legends, led by former captain Gary Mabbutt, were chaperoned into the club's designated fanzone....
20:51, 06/03/2019

Government To Ensure People Of J&K Face No Problem In Eid Celebration: PM Amid a lockdown in Jammu and Kashmir following the centre's move to end the special status to the state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the government would ensure that people didn't......
22:00, 08/08/2019

Kenley Jansen uses intentional balk to ensure Dodgers’ win Kenley Jansen went to extreme measures to get Jason Heyward out of his hair. With Heyward on second – potentially reading the catcher’s signs – and two outs in the ninth inning Friday, the Dodgers’ closer intentionally balked him over to third ...
21:34, 06/15/2019

Activists demand pope ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Victims’ rights groups are calling on Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual abuses by clergy in Argentina, where they say the policy has not been carried out...
03:17, 05/03/2019

Senator asks Canada to ensure Kanter's safety In the event of a Blazers-Raptors Finals matchup, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is trying to ensure Blazers center Enes Kanter's safe passage across the border....
04:17, 05/15/2019

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman's life....
16:17, 05/21/2019

Sturgeon calls for SNP to ensure 'surging' support for independence Nicola Sturgeon has declared it is "time for Scotland to become independent" and called on the SNP to make sure there is a "surge" in support for leaving....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong families form peaceful human chains ahead of airport protest Thousands of chanting Hong Kong protesters joined hands to form human chains on Friday in a peaceful protest, with almost three months of anti-government demonstrations showing no sign of let-up across the Chinese-ruled territory....
19:51, 08/23/2019

Amid troop build-up in Rohingya's home state, UN appeals to Myanmar for peaceful solution Major fighting in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state has so far been avoided following clashes between armed separatists and national security forces who are increasing troop numbers there, a top UN humanitarian official there said on Wednesday....
04:51, 04/29/2019

These Democrats Are Trying to Ensure the Term ‘Socialism’ Doesn’t Define Them in 2020 Last week, Sen. Bernie Sanders stood on stage at a Washington, D.C., college campus extolling the virtues of democratic socialism in what his presidential bid billed as a major speech. As this week began, a group of roughly 200 top Democratic strateg...
22:17, 06/19/2019

Varanasi Voters Being Lured, Threatened To Ensure PM's Victory: Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati on Friday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's men were bribing and threatening voters in Varanasi and questioned why the Election Commission is not......
16:17, 05/17/2019

U.S.'s Pompeo promises to ensure oil supplies to India after Iranian crude ban The United States will ensure India receives adequate supplies of oil as New Delhi stops buying Iranian crude in line with U.S. sanctions, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday....
16:17, 06/26/2019

Alpine huts take drastic action to ensure the bed bugs don't bite German refuge tells tourists to microwave sleeping bags in effort to halt infestation Remote Alpine mountain refuges are battling an infestation of bed bugs transferred from hut to hut by hikers in their luggage and sleeping bags.On Friday, the Germa...
19:00, 07/12/2019

Would Ensure Next Maharashtra Chief Minister Is From Our Party: Shiv Sena The Shiv Sena, which is an ally of the BJP-led Maharashtra government, has said the next chief minister of the state will be from Uddhav Thackeray's party....
19:00, 06/20/2019

Activists demand Pope Francis ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Activists descended on the capital this week, calling for Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual abuses by clergy in Argentina....
21:00, 05/04/2019

China's agri ministry emphasizes need to ensure stable hog market China's agriculture ministry said on Tuesday that it would work to ensure the country's pork supplies and to keep the hog market stable despite the spread of the African swine fever virus....
15:51, 07/23/2019

Government's Plan To Ensure Air India Sale By End Of This Year: Report Air India, which is surviving on Rs 30,000 croretaxpayer-funded bailout, has failed to maintain its market dominance as a slew of carriers including InterGlobe Aviation and SpiceJet started to offer......
12:51, 07/16/2019

Trump: Space Command will 'ensure US dominance' of final frontier Donald Trump has tasked a four-star air force general with spearheading efforts to maintain US dominance across space, declaring the final frontier vital to the defence of America....
18:17, 08/30/2019

"Now To Ensure A Fair Trial": Indian Counsel After Kulbhushan Jadhav Win With retired Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav getting a reprieve from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday, Indian lead counsel Harish Salve now aims to ensure that he gets a fair trial......
22:51, 07/17/2019

Air Force Chief Wants Preparation To Ensure Ground Defence Of Air Bases Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa has emphasised on the need to maintain a very high level of operational preparedness to ensure ground defence of air bases against the backdrop of the existing security......
23:17, 09/06/2019

New Brunswick chiefs unified to ensure province consults over shale gas In a news release, the province's 15 Mi'kmaq and Wolastoqey chiefs says they are officially putting the provincial government on notice that they will continue efforts to protect the lands, water, and resources of New Brunswick....
01:17, 07/25/2019

Education critical to ensure future of forests, and reverse their destruction The UN drew attention to the vital role that forests play in addressing some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges on Thursday, and the importance of tackling the issues that threaten them, such as deforestation, and land degradation....
19:00, 04/28/2019

United Nations Urges India to Ensure No One Is Left Stateless (BERLIN) — The U.N.’s top refugee official urged India to ensure no one is left stateless by the exclusion of nearly 2 million people from a citizenship list in Assam state. “Any process that could leave large numbers of people with...
04:51, 09/02/2019

UN refugee chief urges India to ensure no one left stateless The United Nations’ top refugee official urged India to ensure no one is left stateless by the exclusion of nearly 2 million people from a citizenship list in Assam state...
04:51, 09/02/2019

Breaking record for deepest dive, explorer says Pacific's Mariana Trench 'incredibly peaceful place' Victor Vescovo took the journey to what is believed to be the deepest point mankind has visited in any ocean -- finding shocking things from new species to human trash -- and told Fox News on Tuesday that the discovery of plastic in such far reaches ...
05:34, 05/15/2019

Imran Khan Should Ensure Paksitan Is Terror-Free: Rajnath Singh Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh took a dim view of Pakistan Premier Imran Khan's remark that a win for Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha elections will revive hopes for Indo-Pak peace, saying he should......
10:51, 05/14/2019

To ensure a green future the UK cannot rely on free markets alone | Richard Partington The scale of the climate emergency requires nothing less than full government engagementWith just 11 years left to prevent irreversible damage caused by the climate emergency, there are still options to wean the world’s economy off its reliance on fo...
20:00, 07/07/2019

"Ensure Normalcy Restored In Jammu And Kashmir," Top Court Tells Centre Take every endeavour to restore normal life in Jammu and Kashmir as soon as possible, the Supreme Court told the government on Monday. Every move should be made keeping in mind national interest, said......
11:00, 09/16/2019

Prashant Kishor Can't Ensure Trinamool's 2021 Victory: Shivraj Chouhan BJP national vice-president Shivraj Singh Chouhan today said the TMC bringing on board poll strategist Prashant Kishor to chalk out the path for victory in the 2021 Assembly elections will not bear......
02:00, 08/01/2019

| 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 deadly military crackdown that has left more than 100 people dead since early June....
01:00, 06/29/2019

UK's Lidington: Huawei leak inquiry needed to ensure government integrity The British government's inquiry into the disclosure of secret information relating to Chinese telecoms company Huawei was needed to ensure the integrity of national security discussions, cabinet office minister David Lidington said on Thursday....
13:51, 05/02/2019

National Nutrition Week 2019: 5 Diet Tips Every Woman In Her 30's Should Ensure  Nutrition Week 2019: If you are a woman in your thirties and feeling excessively stressed, lethargic and sleepless - well you are not alone. But, there are many ways you could combat a bevy of your......
17:00, 09/02/2019

China urges U.S. to take steps to ensure North Korea talks resume China urged the United States on Thursday to adopt an approach more conducive to dialogue in response to North Korea's goodwill in wanting to resume denuclearization talks, and again suggested United Nations sanctions relief be considered for Pyongya...
11:17, 09/12/2019

US Says To Take Action To Ensure Rare Earths Supply Amid China Trade War The United States says it will take "unprecedented actions" to ensure the supply of strategic elements and rare earths, as China mulls possible export controls for materials that are critical to......
09:00, 06/05/2019

Hong Kong protesters defy threats from Beijing, police and heavy rain for huge — and peaceful — march  This is now the 11th week of protests here in Hong Kong, which are reaching what demonstrators believe to be a tipping point amid an intensifying crackdown....
15:17, 08/18/2019

People have fallen for women’s football. We must ensure it’s a long-term relationship | Eni Aluko The future of the women’s game has never looked brighter but keeping fans interested after the World Cup is vital to its growthThe Women’s World Cup has been a tournament we will look back on as the point when all of our longstanding expectation of w...
12:51, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 1-UK's Lidington: Huawei leak inquiry needed to ensure government integrity The British government's inquiry into the disclosure of secret information relating to Chinese telecoms company Huawei was needed to ensure the integrity of national security discussions, cabinet office minister David Lidington said on Thursday....
13:34, 05/02/2019

Julián Castro buys anti-Trump ad on Fox News – to ensure the president sees it Democratic 2020 contender buys targeted ad on Trump’s favorite network that accuses president of ‘stoking the fire of racists’On Wednesday, a new ad from Julián Castro will air in which the Democratic 2020 contender will speak directly to Donald Trum...
04:17, 08/14/2019

‘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 stability” in the last 20 years, resulting in a region that is now “largely peaceful”....
18:34, 04/28/2019

He Hears America Singing Guns N’ Roses In “Nouns & Verbs: New and Selected Poems,” Campbell McGrath celebrates chain restaurants, rock music and the joyful raucous stupidity of pop culture....
17:51, 06/11/2019

Amid Gulf Tension, Navy Deploys Warship To Ensure Indian Vessels' Safety Amid rising tensions between the US and Iran as well as recent incidents related to maritime security, the Navy has deployed its warships in the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf to reassure the......
22:51, 06/20/2019

Kane, Rashford and Sterling ensure England are ominously short of drama | Jonathan Wilson England’s forwards proved decisive against Bulgaria and underlined their potential in Euro 2020 qualifyingIt wasn’t thrilling. It wasn’t much of a spectacle. There must be broader concerns about the diminution of the Euro qualifiers as a spectacle si...
21:00, 09/08/2019

Moved Top Court To Ensure Error-Free Citizens List: Assam Chief Minister Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today defended his government's decision to appeal to the Supreme Court for sample re-verification of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), saying it......
14:18, 08/15/2019

Court hears 2 cases against Trump’s border wall SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Arguments have concluded in a federal courtroom in California where billions of dollars that would allow President Donald Trump to build his border wall is at stake. U.S. District Judge Haywood S. Gilliam Jr. heard argument...
00:51, 05/19/2019

The Latest: Court hears challenge to cleric's imprisonment The Latest on a challenge to the imprisonment of a 1960s black militant who later became a Muslim cleric and was convicted of killing a sheriff's deputy (all times local): 10:50 a.m....
19:17, 05/03/2019

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

FBI Translator Hears Own Voice On Wiretap, Logs Himself As "Unidentified" Abdirizak Jaji Raghe Wehelie worked as a contractor for the FBI, translating wiretapped conversations. Then, according to prosecutors in federal court in Alexandria, Va., he heard his own voice on the......
09:00, 05/07/2019

Joe Biden hears your taunts about his age, but he's busy running for president As Joe Biden worked his way down the rope line at the Boone County Fairgrounds Friday, his campaign was dealing with what has become a routine problem....
17:55, 08/11/2019

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid calls for action to cut the flow of weapons....
23:34, 06/11/2019

Stronger partnerships with post-conflict countries needed to ensure ‘path towards durable peace’: UN chief As UN missions are drawn down and eventually closed, stronger partnerships are needed to ensure that countries recovering from conflict can transition successfully to a phase of durable peace and development, UN Secretary-General António Guterres tol...
23:17, 07/18/2019

Cowboys ensure line will stay intact by agreeing to five-year extension with tackle La'el Collins The Dallas Cowboys added more stability to their offensive line, agreeing to a five-year contract extension with tackle La'el Collins.       ...
03:00, 09/04/2019

David Lammy tells Corbyn to ensure Commons vote does not clash with Champions League final David Lammy has asked Jeremy Corbyn to ensure Theresa May does not call a Commons vote on the day of the Champions League final so he can attend the contest in Madrid....
02:17, 05/09/2019

Dream Come True: The Knot and Kleinfeld Teamed Up at The CurvyCon 2019 to Ensure All Brides Feel the Love Here’s a fact that threatens the fairytale wedding: Of the multitude of brides who shop for a wedding dress, 50 percent will feel self-conscious doing so, as bridal shops often neglect to stock dresses above a size 8. That was the grim experience of ...
04:00, 09/10/2019

China: US an ‘initiator’ of security concerns, undermines global security with 'power politics' China accused the United States on Wednesday of undermining global stability with unilateral policies and “power politics” as the Defense Ministry issued the first comprehensive outline of its policies since President Xi Jinping came to power more th...
18:17, 07/24/2019

Home security sale at SimpliSafe: save 15% and get a free security camera If you want to beef up your home security and save money, then you've come to the right place. SimpliSafe is offering 15% off a home security system and including a free security camera that normally retails for $99. This limited-time offer ends...
21:00, 07/23/2019

Inside a Google Titan Bluetooth security key – high security, low durability The Google Titan Bluetooth two-factor security key might be the best way to protect your account from hackers and phishing attacks, but the hardware itself is a big disappointment....
12:00, 06/12/2019

Security Ministry approves roll-out of tasers across security forces, police Officers will "be able to deal with situations" which do not require the use of force "without employing firearms," new Security Ministry decree declares....
18:34, 05/07/2019

Four security forces members killed in shooting in Iraq: security official Four security forces members were killed and four wounded in shooting in the Iraqi town of Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, Security Media Cell said in a statement early on Tuesday....
03:34, 06/04/2019

Man arrested after allegedly rushing Phoenix airport security checkpoint, injuring security officers Two security officers with the Transportation Security Administration were injured Tuesday when a man allegedly attempted to rush a security checkpoint in the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport....
02:34, 06/19/2019

Mitigating security risks: we speak to Huawei US security chief The ongoing trade war between the US and China has affected businesses from both countries but no company has faced the level of scrutiny that the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has. Huawei has been at the center of a global debate that has seen ...
19:34, 08/19/2019

| 5G rollout poses no security threats - State Security Agency Minister of State Security Ayanda Dlodlo says information shared with 'strategic investment partners' in the rollout of 5G in South Africa would be governed by adequate existing laws and regulations....
22:17, 07/27/2019

Global security officials to hammer out united 5G security approach Global cooperation is key to ensuring the security of 5G networks, cyber security officials said on Thursday at a meeting in Prague aimed at hammering out how to combat threats as nations begin rolling out next-generation telecoms equipment....
20:51, 05/02/2019

Spain’s top court hears appeals in ‘Animal Pack’ sex case MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Supreme Court is hearing appeals in the case of five men sentenced to nine years in prison for sexually abusing an 18-year-old woman — a conviction that triggered widespread outrage because judges acquitted them of gang ra...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Greece: Supreme Court hears appeal for far-left killer Greece's Supreme Court is hearing an appeal by an extremist serving multiple life sentences for the killings of 11 people against the denial of a temporary leave of absence from prison....
17:00, 05/21/2019

U.K.'s Top Court Hears Case Against Boris Johnson Suspending Parliament The U.K.’s highest court waded into Britain’s Brexit drama as it began deliberations on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament for weeks this month was lawful....
20:17, 09/17/2019

The Latest: Pope hears from married Eastern rite priest SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ visit to North Macedonia (all times local): 6 p.m. An Eastern rite Catholic priest has told Pope Francis during a visit to North Macedonia that he is a better priest because he is marri...
18:17, 05/07/2019

UK PM Johnson's suspension of parliament is an abuse of power, court hears British Prime Minister Boris Johnson abused his powers by suspending parliament from next week until shortly before Britain is due to leave the European Union, London's High Court was told on Thursday....
20:34, 09/05/2019

Nxivm trial hears of debauchery and cruelty within alleged 'sex cult' Keith Rainiere, 58, accused of sex trafficking and other charges‘Slave master’ Lauren Salzman says: ‘He was my mentor’A top “slave master” in the alleged sex cult Nxivm said in testimony on Friday she herself was sexually and psychologically enslaved...
17:51, 05/18/2019

St. Louis judge hears Planned Parenthood's lawsuit A judge in St. Louis will determine whether to grant a request from Planned Parenthood for a temporary restraining order that would stop the state from allowing the license for Missouri's only abortion clinic to lapse. (May 30)   ...
04:17, 05/31/2019

Watch: Toddler Hears A Violin For First Time And His Reaction Is Adorable A beautiful video of a toddler entranced by the sound of a violin has struck a chord with the Internet. The video, which has gone viral online, shows a young boy mesmerised after hearing a violin for......
14:00, 05/28/2019

Macron hears police officer refuse to help woman in danger French president’s visit to hotline was supposed to showcase crackdown on domestic violenceIt was supposed to be a showcase of the French government’s new crackdown on domestic violence.But instead, when the French president, Emmanuel Macron, visited...
17:17, 09/04/2019

Panel hears case on conditions for young migrants on border SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. government lawyer says a settlement agreement requiring sanitary conditions for detained immigrant children may not necessarily mean a toothbrush and soap must be provided for shorter stays. Sarah Fabian, senior litigation...
05:00, 06/19/2019

A$AP Rocky 'shocked and scared' by Sweden brawl, court hears Musician gives testimony in case that prompted Donald Trump to interveneThe US rapper A$AP Rocky, who faces charges of assault causing actual bodily harm, has told a court on the second day of his trial in Stockholm that he felt “shocked and scared” ...
03:00, 08/02/2019

The Latest: Court hears 2 cases against Trump’s border wall SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a California court weighing Trump’s plan to seek Pentagon funding for border wall (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Arguments have concluded in a federal courtroom in California where billions of dollars that would...
00:00, 05/18/2019

'Sonic the Hedgehog' director says he hears you about the teeth thing and he'll make changes When the 'Sonic the Hedgehog' trailer came out earlier this week, it immediately set off an internet-wide case of odontophobia. While no re-imagining of a beloved childhood character will ever be without critics, CGI Sonic's human-like teeth and gene...
18:00, 05/03/2019

'An Idea Whose Time Has Come': Congress Hears the Case for Reparations on Juneteenth The contributions of African Americans to this country—and the matter of what the federal government still owes them for those contributions—will take center stage on Capitol Hill today as the House hears H.R. 40, a bill that proposes a commission on...
18:34, 06/19/2019

U.S. wants 'El Chapo' in prison for life, after he hears from murder plot victim U.S. prosecutors said they want the Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to spend the rest of his life - plus 30 years - in prison, after he hears from a victim who survived one of his murder plots....
00:00, 07/12/2019

Sudan's Bashir kept key to room with millions of euros, court hears Sudan's toppled former leader Omar al-Bashir was the only person with a key to a room at the presidential palace holding millions of euros, his last office manager testified on Saturday....
19:51, 09/07/2019

4 Strong Korean Stocks Bound To Get Stronger On A Peaceful Korean Peninsula The economic benefits of securing stability and maintaining peace can have a tremendous impact on the economies for both North and South Korea. In this article, we highlight our top recommendations for South Korea following the historic Trump-Kim Sum...
14:51, 05/01/2019

House committee hears from Danny Glover, Cory Booker on reparations A House subcommittee heard from actor Danny Glover and presidential candidate Cory Booker on Wednesday during a congressional hearing on reparations. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) — who sponsors a measure to study reparations — said the hearing &...
04:34, 06/20/2019

Court battle between Adani and traditional owners hears 'slur' allegation Some Wangan and Jagalingou people oppose an agreement to extinguish native title over the Carmichael coalmine areaThe federal court has heard allegations of “slurs” and “surreptitious” tactics in the latest instalment of a legal battle by a small gro...
12:34, 05/27/2019

French court hears case of Maurice, the famous 'noisy' cockerel Retired couple say rooster’s ‘abnormal noise’ disturbs them at holiday home Maurice the cockerel, France’s most famous bird, whose piercing dawn call sparked neighbours to take legal action over noise pollution, has finally had his case heard in cour...
18:51, 07/04/2019

Courtroom At AIIMS As Judge Hears Unnao Rape Survivor's Statement A judge arrived at Delhi's AIIMS hospital on Wednesday to record the statement of a teen who was allegedly raped by politician Kuldeep Singh Sengar, a former BJP MLA who was also taken by the police......
11:34, 09/11/2019

Malaysia had plan to use Chinese money to bail out 1MDB, court hears Malaysia's former leader Najib Razak approved a plan to bail out troubled state fund 1MDB by offering stakes in several big infrastructure projects to Chinese firms in 2016, a former aide told a court on Wednesday....
13:51, 09/04/2019

Disrupted sleep patterns can lead to ‘deviant behaviour’, Hay festival hears Science journalist calls for more flexi-working to fit in with early risers and night owlsFinally, workers have a new excuse for stealing pens from the office or using someone else’s milk: early risers and night owls are more likely to display “uneth...
18:34, 05/27/2019

Top EU court hears landmark data privacy case against U.S. gov't, tech sector The European Court of Justice will hear arguments Tuesday in a landmark case that boils down to whether U.S. tech companies, encouraged by the federal government, can continue to skirt users' privacy in the EU....
13:00, 07/09/2019

Bruce Willis hears boos from Phillies fans after one-hopping first pitch Philadelphia Phillies fans let Bruce Willis hear it after the “Die Hard” actor threw a bad first pitch before Wednesday’s 5-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers....
07:51, 05/17/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake as court hears arguments A federal appeals court heard arguments Tuesday on whether Texas had the right to cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood clinics in the state — a case that could also end up before the Supreme Court....
00:34, 05/15/2019

$800,000 spent at jeweller in one day on Najib Razak's credit cards, court hears Platinum cards of former Malaysian prime minister used for spree at jeweller in Italy, say prosecutorsCredit cards belonging to the disgraced former prime minister of Malaysia were used to spend more than $800,000 at a jeweller in Italy in a single d...
15:00, 07/16/2019

Federal Judge Hears Request In Kentucky Teacher Sickout Case LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge says he’ll decide soon on a request for a temporary restraining order in a case involving Kentucky teachers who protested at the Capitol during sickouts this year. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that U...
11:34, 05/08/2019

UK Supreme Court hears cases that PM Johnson's parliament suspension was illegal Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government will seek to persuade Britain's top court this week that his decision to suspend parliament until shortly before the date for Brexit was not illegal as Scottish judges concluded last week....
02:00, 09/17/2019

Climate crisis: aviation industry hears clamour for electric planes Shift from fossil fuels top of agenda for Paris air show, industry having lagged behind other sectorsFaced with growing calls for action on the climate crisis, aerospace companies gathering for the Paris air show next week are turning their thoughts ...
09:51, 06/15/2019

America's most violent state? Louisiana. What's the most peaceful one? 24/7 Wall St. created an index of violent crime, incarceration and suicide rates to identify the most peaceful and most violent states.        ...
21:00, 07/16/2019

Developing countries should not be liable for emissions ‘accumulated throughout history’, key UN development forum hears Citing climate change as being caused by “emissions accumulated throughout history”, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York on Friday that heavy carbon diox...
23:17, 07/12/2019

Britain's Supreme Court hears cases that PM Johnson's parliament suspension was illegal Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government will try to persuade Britain's top court this week that his decision to suspend parliament until shortly before the date for Brexit was not illegal as Scottish judges concluded last week....
10:01, 09/17/2019

Heavy carbon dioxide emitters should take on greater responsibility, key UN development forum hears Heavy carbon dioxide emitters should “take on greater responsibility” to address climate change, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York on Friday....
00:00, 08/08/2019

U.K. Supreme Court Hears Case On Parliament Suspension 2 Weeks Ahead of Brexit (LONDON) — A lawyer urged Britain’s Supreme Court on Tuesday to rule that Prime Minister Boris Johnson illegally suspended Parliament just weeks before the country is due to leave the European Union for the “improper purpose” ...
14:51, 09/17/2019

John Steinbeck: US court hears appeal in case for control of author's estate The writer’s family has battled for control of the Nobel prizewinner’s classic works for decadesAnother chapter is set to play out this week in a decades-old family dispute over control of the classic works by the author John Steinbeck.A three-judge ...
22:34, 08/06/2019

Chris Gayle deserves higher defamation payout, Australian court hears Lawyer says the West Indies star, who was awarded $300,000, was hurt by the way his win was reportedThe international cricketer Chris Gayle, who was awarded $300,000 in defamation damages, should receive more for being hurt by the way his win was rep...
12:34, 06/06/2019

Zookeepers ran to close gates before killer tiger reached public, inquest hears Hamerton zoo park workers tell how enclosure was left open after attack on Rosa KingZookeepers rushed to close gates to an enclosure before a tiger that killed their colleague could reach a public area, an inquest has heard.Rosa King, 33, was savaged...
20:00, 07/02/2019

Chinese trespasser at Mar-a-Lago worried staff by filming, Florida jury hears A Chinese woman arrested by the Secret Service after she snuck into President Donald Trump's Florida resort aroused the suspicions of staff by filming and behaving oddly, witnesses at her trial said on Tuesday....
22:51, 09/10/2019

Plunging peso, grinding poverty: Argentina hears echoes of 2001 crisis Fiery ex-president Cristina Kirchner is making a comeback as the number two on a resurgent centre-left ticketFather Guillermo Torre, known as Willy to his parishioners, has been through this before. “I arrived here 20 years ago in 1999, right before ...
12:34, 08/18/2019

Judge grants bail to Bill Baroni while Supreme Court hears Bridgegate appeal A federal judge in New Jersey will allow a former Port Authority executive to be released from prison after the Supreme Court agreed last week to hear an appeal in the Bridgegate scandal. Bill Baroni, 47, was ordered to be released on bail Monday in ...
21:51, 07/01/2019

A quarter of Pacific islanders live below ‘basic needs poverty lines’, top UN development forum hears While progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been made over the past four years, some vulnerable island States are losing momentum in the race to 2030, according to discussions at the United Nations’ annual High-level Political Foru...
21:34, 07/10/2019

Court hears frantic 911 call in trial of son who allegedly killed Wall Street banker dad An ivy-league educated Manhattan man charged with killing his wealthy father for reducing his $1,000 a week allowance appeared in court on Tuesday for the first day of testimony....
12:34, 05/29/2019

Grenfell campaigner killed herself after writing a note saying the disaster wrecked her life, inquest hears A campaigner for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire committed suicide after writing a note saying the disaster had wrecked her life, an inquest heard....
13:00, 07/25/2019

Extinction Rebellion activist tearful as she hears protest stopped man from reaching dying father A climate activist fought back tears as she apologised to a man who was unable to reach his dying dad's bedside due to a demonstration blocking the road....
06:17, 07/19/2019

Insufficient evidence to conclude Prodigy frontman committed suicide, British inquest hears Prodigy frontman Keith Flint died as a result of hanging and drugs that were in his system, an inquest into his death heard on Wednesday, but there was not enough evidence to determine he committed suicide....
16:00, 05/08/2019

Trial hears German tourist shot in Alberta had 8 bullet fragments removed from brain A trial has begun for a 17-year-old male from the Stoney Nakoda First Nation accused of shooting a German tourist on a highway west of Calgary last year....
20:17, 07/15/2019

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20:51, 07/08/2019

Friends of murdered French film producer duped into believing she was alive, court hears Friends of a murdered French film producer were duped into believing she was alive and well and had been on a date with a "mysterious stranger" when she was laying dead in a shallow grave in her garden, the Old Bailey heard today....
01:34, 09/11/2019

British Supreme Court hears case on legality of Boris Johnson suspending Parliament The British Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday to determine whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson had the legal right to suspend Parliament for five weeks....
19:51, 09/17/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid concerns of a further escalation, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said on Frida...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Spelling errors, video show Huawei rival stole trade secrets, U.S. jury hears A former engineering manager used Huawei Technologies Co Ltd trade secrets and lured away 24 of its employees to improperly build his startup company, a lawyer for the Chinese telecommunications firm told a Texas jury on Tuesday....
02:00, 06/05/2019

Boy who suffered fatal allergic reaction to cheese thrown down shirt given expired EpiPen, court hears The 13-year-old boy who tragically died from a severe allergic reaction after a classmate threw cheese down his shirt two years ago was allegedly yelling that he “was going to die” moments before being given an expired EpiPen, according to court test...
20:17, 05/02/2019

China hopes to ensure U.S.-China meeting a success: foreign ministry China's foreign ministry said on Friday it hopes the United States will meet China halfway and ensure their meeting is a success, when asked about talks between the Chinese and U.S. presidents on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Osaka, Japan....
10:34, 06/28/2019

'What I want is a peaceful death': Kevin Roster has only weeks to live – and that's why he moved to California Kevin Roster, who is terminally ill, moved from New Jersey to California for its medical aid in dying law.        ...
23:00, 06/07/2019

Ensure that widows are ‘not left out or left behind’, UN chief urges on International Day  On International Widow’s Day, marked on Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres is asking everyone to reflect on the “economic hardship and increased vulnerability” of these bereaved women and ensure “they are not left out or left behind”. ...
02:34, 06/23/2019

The 9 best questions you should ask flight attendants to ensure a smoother, more enjoyable flight Ranglen/Shutterstock Flying can be a stressful, frustrating, and even scary experience for some. We asked flight attendants to share the questions you should ask them to ensure the smoothest, most enjoyable flight possible. Visit Business Insider's ...
00:51, 07/10/2019

Trump says products will need to be made from 75% American goods to be labeled ‘American-made’ The order will gradually boost the percentage of U.S. components for qualifying American-made products from 50 percent to 75 percent. The threshold would increase to 95 percent for iron and steel products....
00:00, 07/16/2019

Child thrown from London's Tate Modern sustained fractured spine, bleed on brain, court hears A six-year-old boy who was thrown from the 10th-floor viewing gallery at London's Tate Modern museum sustained serious injuries, including a bleed on the brain and fractures to his spine, legs and arms, a court heard Tuesday. ...
23:00, 08/06/2019

‘Nothing left to go back for’: UN News hears extraordinary stories of loss, and survival as Mozambique rebuilds from deadly cyclones As UN Secretary-General António Guterres arrives in the southern African nation of Mozambique on Thursday for a two-day visit, he will be surveying the damage wrought by the deadly back-to-back cyclones earlier this year. UN News reports from the gro...
22:34, 07/10/2019

Racist attacker watched mosque massacre video before knifing teen in Tesco car park, court hears A far-right extremist who tried to murder a teenager in a Tesco car park the day after the New Zealand mosque attack had watched footage of the massacre, a court has heard....
00:34, 09/06/2019

Brexit: Supreme court hears claim Boris Johnson abused prorogation more than any PM for 50 years – live news Supreme court hears claims the suspension of parliament was unlawful; plus Lib Dem conference concludesJo Swinson’s speech to Lib Dem conferenceJohnson’s suspension of parliament ‘unlawful abuse of power’Supreme court hearing: what you need to knowLi...
17:51, 09/17/2019

French police launch investigation after Macron hears officer refusing to help domestic abuse victim: report Officials in France have opened an investigation after President Emmanuel Macron listened in on a domestic violence hotline call in which a police officer was heard refusing to help a domestic abuse victim, reports say....
20:51, 09/04/2019

A 'straight pride' organizer in California accidentally called his organization a 'peaceful racist group' Don Grundmann accidentally called his group, which is trying to hold a 'straight pride' event in California, a "totally peaceful racist group."        ...
07:34, 08/09/2019

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson 'planning emergency budget' to ensure strong British economy ahead of Brexit Boris Johnson is said to be drawing up plans for an emergency budget to make sure Britain's economy is "going gangbusters" by the Halloween deadline for Brexit if he becomes prime minister....
23:34, 06/28/2019

Amazon home security systems: the Blink home security camera gets a price cut Secure your home and snag a killer with the best-selling Blink Indoor Home Security System at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the two-camera kit on sale for $111.99. That's a $28 discount and the best price we've seen for the top-ra...
02:34, 06/14/2019

How Obamacare Lives On, Despite Trump’s Best Efforts The U.S. health-care law known as Obamacare turns 10 next year but still finds itself at existential risk both politically and legally. Millions of Americans owe their health coverage to the law enacted under President Barack Obama and fellow Democra...
12:17, 04/29/2019

US: Flynn described efforts to interfere with cooperation WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel’s office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress contacted him about his cooperation with the Russia investigation. Tha...
00:34, 05/17/2019

How to Help Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts Over the weekend, Hurricane Dorian wreaked havoc over the Bahamas, damaging 13,000 homes and killing at least five people. As of Tuesday morning, Dorian—which was recently downgraded to a Category 2 storm—is inching its way toward the coast of Flori...
18:00, 09/03/2019

Accountant for 'ugly models' agency fleeced firm out of more than £21,000, court hears An accountant for an alternative modelling agency fleeced the firm out of more than £21,000 by forging her boss's signature in a bid to clear her debts, a court heard....
14:00, 05/17/2019

No Loss Of Life Despite Efforts By Pak To Destabilise J&K: Government The centre today defended the restrictions imposed on Jammu and Kashmir for nearly two weeks, terming them as preventive steps taken in view of credible inputs that terror groups backed by Pakistan......
14:17, 08/16/2019

Apple Pay to become more useful than ever as efforts focus on wider NFC adoption An iPhone might soon be the only thing you need in your pocketsApple has been trying to replace your wallet with your iPhone for years now. Despite the relatively wide adoption of Apple Pay (at least in the States), however, it’s still not abundant e...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Do Facebook’s Fact-Checking Efforts Even Work? At the end of 2016, Facebook decided to finally do something about its misinformation problem. It tasked a bunch of third-party fact-checkers to flag and weed out fake and misleading content from its News Feed. Now, it’s extending this fact-checking ...
19:51, 05/07/2019

Taiwan says China has stepped up infiltration efforts Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Friday that China has stepped up efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in the self-ruled and democratic island, and asked national security agencies to counter the campaign....
14:17, 05/10/2019

Maritime Regulator Says Shipping Environmental Efforts 'Set to Go' The maritime industry is moving full steam ahead toward overhauling how ships get their power despite dissent from some vessel owners over the impact to their operations and concerns from shipping customers over how costs will be shared across supply...
18:35, 09/13/2019

Top Iranian official: Iran will 'defend against any war efforts' Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday his country would defend itself against any potential war that might arise between the U.S. and Iran....
05:34, 05/27/2019

Church warden accused of murder drew up list of 100 future 'targets', court hears A church warden accused of murdering a university lecturer and plotting to kill his elderly lover drew up a list of 100 future "targets", including his own parents and grandparents, a court heard....
00:00, 06/20/2019

Manchester stabbing suspect 'had manual on lethal ways to strike with a knife', court hears A terror suspect who is accused of attempted murder after a brutal stabbing in Manchester on New Year's Eve had a manual of "lethal ways to strike with a knife", a court heard....
01:00, 06/13/2019

MI5 probe into London Bridge attacker was 'suspended amid unprecedented threat level', inquest hears A counter-terrorism probe into London Bridge attacker Khuram Butt was suspended during the most alarming period MI5 has faced in nearly 30 years, an inquest has heard...
01:00, 06/13/2019

WA joins Aussie space efforts with AU$6m investment from Canberra Western Australia will play its part in developing the country's space industry through the launch of a robotics and artificial intelligence mission control facility aimed at advancing the remote operation of autonomous and robotic systems in space....
08:51, 07/10/2019

8chan Hits Roadblock in Efforts to Return to Service Online forum 8chan—used by the suspect in the El Paso, Texas, shooting Saturday that left 22 people dead—is working to restore service after being offline since late Sunday night....
21:34, 08/05/2019

Efforts to unionize Tennessee Volkswagen plant see setback CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — In a split decision, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled in favor of Volkswagen in a setback for unionization efforts at its Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant. United Auto Workers won representation of maintenance worke...
21:51, 05/22/2019

A Debut Novel Reimagines the C.I.A.’s Efforts to Promote ‘Doctor Zhivago’ In Lara Prescott’s “The Secrets We Kept,” young women participate in a covert plan to influence the Cold War using Boris Pasternak’s censored love story....
03:51, 09/03/2019

'RoboFire' Joins Rescue Efforts In Mumbai Blaze A robot has joined the rescue efforts to douse a massive blaze at the Mahamayatal Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) building in Bandra, news agency ANI reported on Monday....
19:17, 07/22/2019

NASA ramps up its efforts to understand space weather This week, NASA selected three proposals for missions that could help us better understand the Sun-driven space weather that occurs near Earth. Space weather, like solar flares, can impact spacecraft and astronauts, and it has the potential to disabl...
04:34, 09/05/2019

Corsair buys Origin PC to boost its gaming rig efforts Corsair has bought Origin PC, a company that specializes in building gaming systems. Corsair didn't reveal how much it paid, but it was pretty open as to why it struck the deal....
19:17, 07/24/2019

CORRECTED-General Electric CEO says some efficiency efforts are just beginning General Electric Co affirmed on Thursday that it expects negative free cash flow in the second quarter, and said its power unit plans to cut headquarters costs by about 20% over the next two years as it tries to become leaner....
21:00, 05/31/2019

Taiwan president says China steps up infiltration efforts Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen said on Friday that China has stepped up its efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in Taiwan and she asked national security agencies to counter Beijing's efforts....
07:51, 05/10/2019

New U.S. Sanctions on Iran Set Back French Mediation Efforts The Trump administration cast new doubt Wednesday on efforts by France to ease tensions between the U.S. and Iran as Washington sanctioned what it called an Iranian “oil-for-terror” exporting network....
02:00, 09/05/2019

Face of Indonesia disaster relief efforts dies at 49 Indonesia’s disaster agency spokesman, who was respected for informing Indonesians accurately and quickly about the country’s frequent natural calamities, has died....
05:00, 07/07/2019

8chan Faces Roadblock in Efforts to Return to Service Online forum 8chan, used by the suspect in the El Paso, Texas, mass shooting that left 22 people dead, is facing a concerted effort to block its return after an internet-infrastructure provider cut off support....
06:00, 08/06/2019

WeWork’s Efforts to Salvage I.P.O. Renew Fears About ‘Unicorn’ Era The company’s stumbles are the latest example of how fast-growing and unprofitable businesses are struggling to convince investors that they are good bets....
16:17, 09/14/2019

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts MOSCOW (AP) — The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan’s presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a rising desire to challenge authorities in the country. Amirzhan Kossanov polled only 16% in Sunday’...
18:34, 06/14/2019

Support Mali reconciliation efforts ‘in whatever way possible’, urges UN expert Reconciliation initiatives in central Mali, to bring together local leaders and end ongoing violence, have been welcomed by the UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Mali, Alioune Tine, who said on Monday that they should be suppo...
22:00, 08/19/2019

WeWork’s Efforts to Salvage I.P.O. Renews Fears About ‘Unicorn’ Era The company’s stumbles are the latest example of how fast-growing and unprofitable businesses are struggling to convince investors that they are good bets....
02:18, 09/14/2019

South Korea steps up efforts for U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, as a trade row between the East Asian neighbors grows....
06:34, 07/11/2019

Logistics Bottlenecks Hamper Efforts to Sidestep Tariffs Companies looking to move some production from China to other Asian countries to avoid mounting U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports face significant bumps in the road....
18:17, 05/23/2019

Public groups stepping up e-commerce retail efforts The U.S. public dealership groups are deepening their investment in e-commerce initiatives to help customers go further in buying -- or selling -- a car before stepping into a store....
06:51, 04/29/2019

Trump administration proposes another $1.6 billion for Moon efforts The Trump administration isn't convinced the $10.7 billion set aside for space exploration in the proposed 2020 budget is enough to help put astronauts on the Moon by 2024. The President has submitted an amendment to the fiscal 2020 budget that...
10:17, 05/14/2019

Yemen Truce Efforts Falter as Rivalries Intensify Diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire in Yemen between Saudi Arabia and Iran-aligned Houthi forces have faltered, setting back U.N. attempts to prevent the war from fueling a broader regional conflict with Tehran....
03:00, 08/07/2019

10 places where you can see endangered sea turtles hatch and help conservation efforts It's turtle nesting season, and it's a magical sight to behold. Here are 10 places where you can help them along.        ...
02:17, 05/21/2019

Trump claims 'Obama had to know about' efforts to undermine presidency President Trump, in remarks broadcast Sunday, said former President Obama "certainly must have known about" what he characterized as high-level efforts by "FBI low-lifes" and other intelligence operatives to undermine his presidency....
22:17, 06/16/2019

Facebook loses Oculus executive who led its mobile VR efforts Another Oculus executive who played a key role in Facebook's VR efforts is leaving the company. Just a few days ago, Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell headed for the exit -- now, Variety has revealed that Max Cohen, Oculus' head of mobile, is...
10:51, 08/21/2019

Climate change threatens peace efforts: researchers The largest peacekeeping missions in the world are in countries most exposed to climate change, according to a Sweden-based research institute. Without new approaches, peace doesn't stand a chance, an expert told DW....
02:34, 06/26/2019

Climate change threatens peace efforts: SIPRI The largest peacekeeping missions in the world are in countries most exposed to climate change, according to a Sweden-based research institute. Without new approaches, peace doesn't stand a chance, an expert told DW....
05:34, 06/26/2019

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quick solution....
22:51, 05/16/2019

A look at efforts to make legal pot foster social justice NEW YORK (AP) — Questions about marijuana and social justice have played a prominent role this year in several U.S. states’ debates about pot legalization. But other states and cities where recreational or medical marijuana already is legal hav...
16:00, 05/19/2019

The Latest: SKorea mobilizes efforts to help Hungary rescue BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on a boat that capsized in the Danube River in Budapest with 33 South Korean tourists (all times local): 3 a.m. Thursday South Korean President Moon Jae-in has ordered officials to mobilize all available efforts to...
03:34, 05/30/2019

China’s efforts to cut pollution in Beijing may make it worse overall Heavy polluting industries are being moved away from Beijing in an attempt to cut air pollution, but this could actually result in more pollution not less...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Inside the restoration efforts at Notre Dame cathedral New photos from inside the Notre Dame cathedral show the daunting task ahead to restore the 800-year-old Gothic Cathedral. Huge mountains of rubble and beams from the charred spire remain where they fell one month after fire destroyed the roof of the...
20:17, 05/15/2019

J&J says FTC probing efforts to protect arthritis drug Remicade The Federal Trade Commission issued civil subpoenas to Johnson and Johnson in June as part of an investigation into whether contracting practices for its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicade, violated antitrust laws, the company said in a ...
01:00, 07/30/2019

In 'Rahul Don't Go' Efforts, Sheila Dikshit And Co At His Doorstep Today Rahul Gandhi remains adamant about quitting as Congress president but scores of party workers will go to his Delhi home to persuade him to change his mind, senior leader Sheila Dikshit said on......
10:51, 05/29/2019

AMD promises a Navi GPU for everyone, from budget efforts to an Nvidia RTX killer AMD believes that its new graphics technology built on RDNA architecture will touch every part of the gaming industry, from mobiles through consoles to cloud streaming – and it will power a full range of Radeon graphics cards from budget to hi...
15:51, 08/22/2019

Rescue efforts underway after China quake kills at least 12 BEIJING (AP) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibin city press office said on its social media account that 73 houses had collapsed. The Chinese Ministry ...
09:17, 06/18/2019

Efforts to legalize marijuana in New York take big hit in state Senate The top backer of legalizing marijuana in New York, Manhattan state Sen. Liz Krueger, admitted defeat Wednesday, after days of contentious negotiations between moderate and liberal Democrats failed to produce a last minute breakthrough. “This is not ...
17:34, 06/19/2019

PM Modi's Efforts Led To UN Ban On Masood Azhar, Says Amit Shah Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah has hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the United Nations (UN) designated terror organisation Jaish-e-Mohammad's chief Masood Azhar a global......
21:17, 05/01/2019

London Bridge terror attack: Woman told fiance 'I love you' moments before she was killed, inquest hears A young woman kissed her fiancé and told him "I love you" moments before she was killed in the London Bridge and Borough Market terror attack, an inquest has heard....
23:51, 05/07/2019

Oritse Williams trial: JLS star raped 'zombified' woman who went to his hotel room to look for her phone, court hears Former JLS singer Oritse Williams tried to have sex with a "spaced out and zombified" woman and then raped her when she returned to his hotel room to look for her mobile phone, a court has heard....
17:34, 05/14/2019

'White supremacist' watched mosque massacre video before knifing teen in Tesco car park, court hears A far-right extremist who tried to murder a teenager in a Tesco car park the day after the New Zealand mosque attack had watched footage of the massacre, a court has heard....
03:17, 09/06/2019

London Bridge attack inquest: Search was diverted after victim who fell in Thames was deemed 'probably lost', court hears A marine police officer stopped searching the Thames for a victim of the London Bridge terror attack after concluding he was "probably lost", an inquest has heard....
20:51, 05/09/2019

House Dems to Finally Clarify Their Efforts to Impeach Trump After months of sending mixed signals and adopting confusing messaging, House Democrats may soon provide some clear answers about whether or not they will vote to impeach President Donald Trump....
01:18, 09/08/2019

World leaders set to discuss how to ramp up climate change efforts The UN climate action summit on 23 September will be the most important event since the Paris climate deal, but a lack of ambition could hold efforts back...
11:00, 09/11/2019

How Amazon is fighting back against workers' increasing efforts to unionize Momentum to organize has picked up at Amazon, but unionizing efforts haven't come far. Amazon increased the minimum wage to $15 an hour and is fending off unions with tweets, training videos and new hires....
20:17, 08/22/2019

Valencia shock Barcelona in Copa del Rey final despite Messi’s best efforts • Barcelona 1-2 Valencia• Messi 73; Gameiro 21, Rodrigo 33By the end here in Seville they could take it no more, but the suffering was worth it and they made it. Somewhere in the madness a whistle blew and Valencia became Copa del Rey winners. For th...
01:17, 05/26/2019

B.C. firefighters head to Bahamas to help with Hurricane Dorian search efforts Retired firefighter Mark Pullen says he and 13 other firefighting members are planning to travel to Nassau Saturday night to help with the search efforts....
00:34, 09/08/2019

U.K. Steps Up Efforts Toward a Brexit Deal, Pushing Pound Higher The British government is signaling it wants to step up talks to secure an agreement over its departure from the EU, stirring hopes that a Brexit deal can be struck next month....
20:01, 09/13/2019

Efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo hindered by ‘political games’: WHO Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior World Health Organization official said on Monday....
02:34, 05/14/2019

U.S. lawmakers grill E-cig maker Juul over efforts targeted at schoolchildren E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc funded a "holistic health education" camp as part of efforts to market directly to school-aged children, members of a U.S. congressional panel said on Thursday, citing internal company documents....
07:17, 07/26/2019

Netflix is ramping up its efforts to be a real heavyweight at this year's Oscars Netflix has revealed its plans to release 10 films in theaters before the end of 2019, in what appears to be its bid for Oscars acclaim.According to The Verge, months-long negotiations between the streaming platform and major theatre chains, some of ...
13:51, 08/28/2019

Efforts to curb cyberbullying won’t stop the broader tech backlash Attempts to clean up social networks are to be applauded, but such efforts are mere bandaids in the bigger fight to counter anti-tech sentiment. Read More...
17:51, 07/10/2019

Social media remains key to Venezuela’s opposition, despite efforts to block it The Internet services have become the most critical ways Venezuelans organize protests and communicate with family amid the nation's violent clashes....
02:00, 05/01/2019

Heroic efforts saved Sunnyside High School student TUCSON – 16-year old Martin Huerta is a typical teenager. He goes to Sunnyside High School, has a lot of friends and loves Lebron James. But his life changed forever on December 16. Huerta and his friend were driving quads down west Valencia Ro...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Land exploitation 'undermines efforts to stop climate change' The rate and extent of global land exploitation by humans is unsustainable and undermines attempts to stop global warming, according to a leaked report by United Nations scientists....
04:00, 08/02/2019

UK PM May pays tribute to Gibraltar's efforts in detaining Grace 1 tanker British Prime Minister Theresa May thanked Gibraltar's Chief Minister for upholding European Union sanctions against Syria by detaining an oil tanker, her office said on Wednesday, adding its independent legal process should be respected....
23:17, 07/17/2019

Google and Facebook’s latest efforts to ‘save’ journalism are already getting eye rolls Google and Facebook are racing to elevate quality journalism in the lead-up to the 2020 elections, but some fear the changes could have unintended consequences for news media....
02:17, 09/14/2019

Trump’s Efforts to Rein In Drug Prices Face Setbacks The White House abandoned a plan to drop hidden rebates paid by drug companies to benefit managers, and lost a court case over requiring transparency in drug companies’ TV ads....
01:34, 07/12/2019

Iran hints at ship swap with UK amid de-escalation efforts Hassan Rouhani spoke after Iraqi president’s visit to Iran at request of UK defence ministry Iran has indicated it wants to de-escalate the British-Iranian crisis, hinting at swapping two captured tankers.“We do not seek the continuation of tension w...
21:51, 07/24/2019

Agencies boost efforts to stop wildland firefighter suicides BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Federal wildland firefighting authorities are increasing mental health resources following an apparent increase in firefighter suicides in recent years. Officials at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise say it’...
22:00, 07/14/2019

Will Continue Efforts To Bring Terror Groups To Justice: India India has welcomed the listing of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN, nearly a decade after it first pushed for banning the Pakistan-based terrorist by the world body....
21:17, 05/01/2019

Microsoft widens its efforts to support DirectX 12 games on Windows 7 Microsoft is offering more support to studios looking to port DirectX 12 games to Windows 7. This should ensure more games get the API on the older OS.Read More...
21:17, 08/23/2019

New approach could accelerate efforts to catalogue vast numbers of cells Artistic sketches can be used to capture details of a scene in a simpler image. MIT researchers are now bringing that concept to computational biology, with a novel method that extracts comprehensive samples — called “sketches” — of massive cell data...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Rescue Efforts Are Underway After an Earthquake Kills at Least 12 in Southwest China (BEIJING) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibin city press office said on its social media account that 73 houses had collapsed. The Chinese Minist...
17:34, 06/18/2019

Bahamas: new storm threatens Hurricane Dorian relief efforts Tropical Storm Humberto expected to drop up to 15cm of rain as operation to provide food and shelter continuesA tropical storm carrying heavy rain and strong winds is nearing the already devastated Bahamas, threatening to complicate Hurricane Dorian ...
23:34, 09/14/2019

UK energy-saving efforts collapse after government subsidy cuts Only 10,000 upgrades such as loft insulation happen each month compared with 65,000 in 2014, report showsEfforts to end fuel poverty and energy waste by making the UK’s draughty homes more efficient have collapsed by almost 85%, according to new gove...
20:00, 07/18/2019

Slowing Growth Raises Pressure on China's Stimulus Efforts A strategy by Chinese policy makers to stimulate the economy with tax and fee cuts hasn’t stopped growth from slowing, stoking expectations that Beijing will roll out more incentives such as easier credit conditions to get businesses and consumers sp...
18:00, 07/15/2019

Nissan said to push back Renault's renewed efforts to merge Nissan is opposing renewed efforts by alliance partner Renault to merge under a holding company because such a structure will not help turn around the Japanese automaker, Bloomberg reported....
18:51, 05/13/2019

AT&T Gave $200,000 to Politicians Leading Abortion-Ban Efforts in Six States: Report AT&T has donated nearly $200,000 to politicians who’ve helped pass state-level laws either banning abortion or restricting women’s access to the medical procedure, according to a recently compiled list of contributions.Read more......
00:00, 05/22/2019

Internazionale to step up efforts to sign Romelu Lukaku with £62.8m offer Italians plan two-year loan deal with obligation to buyBelgian striker is keen to join Antonio Conte in Serie AInternazionale are preparing their first bid for Romelu Lukaku as they attempt to sign the forward from Manchester United this summer.The I...
01:00, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 2-J&J says FTC probing efforts to protect arthritis drug Remicade The Federal Trade Commission issued civil subpoenas to Johnson and Johnson in June as part of an investigation into whether contracting practices for its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicade, violated antitrust laws, the company said in a ...
01:34, 07/30/2019

Task force created to improve school safety efforts PHOENIX – A new task force has been created to help make Arizona schools safer from gun violence. On Monday, May 13th, the Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction, Kathy Hoffman, alongside representatives of March for Our Lives Arizona, an...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Political games hinder efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo: WHO Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior World Health Organization official said on Monday....
06:17, 05/14/2019

Salvage efforts after deadly California boat fire postponed at least one more day Officials hope to resume efforts to salvage the Conception dive boat and search for the final body on Tuesday.        ...
21:17, 09/09/2019

| WATCH: Rescue efforts underway after massive landslide in Bolivia Bolivian rescue teams and residents of a hillside neighbourhood in La Paz attempt to recover what is left of their homes and belongings after a landslide struck, triggered by heavy rain and runoffs....
15:34, 05/02/2019