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Egypt denounces Ethiopia for moving ahead with Nile dam amid water: shortage fears

Egypt denounced Ethiopia on Wednesday for moving forward with building and operating a hyropower dam on the Nile, which Cairo worries will threaten already scarce water supplies....

Egypt denounces Ethiopia for moving ahead with Nile dam amid water: shortage fears

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Nile dam project: Talks stall between Egypt and Ethiopia Egypt has accused Ethiopia of being "unfair" in talks over a massive dam project. The impasse has occurred due to technical aspects related to the filling and operating of the multi-billion dollar project....
05:52 2019-09-17

Ethiopia says Egypt trying to maintain "colonial era" grip over Nile Ethiopia has accused Egypt of trying to maintain its grip over the waters of the Nile with a proposal it says would imperil a giant hydropower dam under construction on Ethiopia’s Blue Nile, in a growing diplomatic spat....
17:13 2019-10-08

Egypt says talks over Ethiopia's Nile dam deadlocked, calls for mediation Egypt said on Saturday that talks with Sudan and Ethiopia over the operation of a $4 billion hydropower dam that Ethiopia is constructing on the Nile have reached a deadlock, and it called for international mediation....
03:52 2019-10-06

Exclusive: Egypt and Ethiopia at odds as talks over Blue Nile dam resume Egypt says Ethiopia has "summarily rejected" its plan for key aspects of operating a giant dam the East African nation is building on the Nile, while dismissing Ethiopia's own proposal as "unfair and inequitable"....
03:00 2019-09-17

The Inner Mysteries of Ancient Egypt and the Nile Speaker(s): Andrew CollinsEvent Category: Ancient CivilizationsEvent Date(s): 04/02/2020 - 14:30 to 18/02/2020 - 14:30Ancient Origins Tours begin with the wonders of ancient Egypt and the mysteries of the Nile with an exclusive 15-day, 14-night tour in February 2020 hosted by Ancient Origins and spe...
19:52 2019-10-09

In Egypt's Nile Delta, fishermen's families hope for a bigger catch In Egypt's Nile Delta, Om Ahmed ponders how her two sons will be able to marry and build new homes when they only earn about 70 Egyptian pounds ($4.10) from a day's fishing....
06:52 2019-05-24

BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi Protests Against "Water Shortage" In Delhi BJP lawmaker from New Delhi Meenakshi Lekhi today protested outside the Delhi Jal Board's RK Puram office against "water woes" being faced by the people of her constituency. She claimed that even......
13:26 2019-06-11

Parts of southern India facing acute water shortage With the government able to meet only 40% of the water requirement, millions are depending on water tank trucks in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu because of a shortage caused by drying lakes and depleted groundwater...
13:52 2019-07-08

Fort Lauderdale suffers water shortage after construction mishap Faucets in the Florida city of Fort Lauderdale began running dry on Thursday after a construction firm damaged a water main, forcing the closure of City Hall and a number of businesses on a hot summer day as officials pledged to solve the problem....
03:39 2019-07-19

Chennai in crisis as authorities blamed for dire water shortage Four reservoirs supplying India’s sixth largest city dry up as state accused of inactionAuthorities in Chennai have been criticised for failing to deal with a crippling water shortage that has brought the Indian city to crisis point, leaving taps dry in homes and forcing schools, offices and restaur...
18:52 2019-06-19

British government unveils 'Get ready for Brexit' ad campaign as food shortage fears accelerate The British government has launched a public information campaign urging businesses and individuals to prepare for Brexit. The "Get ready for Brexit" ads will appear on TV, in newspapers, on social media and billboards....
15:13 2019-09-02

Queen Elizabeth’s jam supplier blamed for water shortage at English estate Queen Elizabeth II’s supplier of fruit preserves has found itself in a royal jam – amid a drop in water pressure in a neighboring estate, according to reports. Wilkin & Sons, a manufacturer of preserves and marmalades in Triptree, Essex, is accused of causing the water woes at the Nine Acres estate,...
21:39 2019-07-17

India Grapples With a Water Shortage as City Residents Reach Their Limits As severe flooding forces millions of people from their homes in northern India, residents in the south of the country are facing a different kind of water crisis: drought. On July 12, a train carrying 2.5 million liters of water arrived in the city of Chennai. That load will provide relief to resid...
12:26 2019-07-18

Plasma donations needed amid nationwide shortage (WBAL) A Baltimore-area mother is pleading for more plasma donors to come forward. A nationwide shortage has people living with immunodeficiency on edge. “People don’t know the diagnosis and therefore they don’t understand the treatment. And people don’t know that blood donat...
21:52 2019-07-17

Americans Are Already Moving Away From the Rising Water's Edge The U.S. is slowly being gripped by a flooding crisis as seas rise and waterways overflow with ever more alarming frequency. An idea at the forefront for how to help Americans cope is so-called managed retreat, a process of moving away from affected areas and letting former neighborhoods return to n...
07:00 2019-10-10

Some districts, states scrambling to find teachers amid shortage Education Department to investigate complaint over Connecticut's policy on transgender athletes — Rhode Island edges closer to controlling Providence schools...
19:13 2019-08-09

Ethiopia’s Army Chief Is Killed Amid Attempted Coup Gen. Seare Mekonnen was shot dead, state news media said on Sunday, a day after Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy announced the authorities had foiled a coup in a northern state....
17:13 2019-06-23

Novartis to sell epinephrine injector in U.S. pharmacies amid EpiPen shortage Novartis AG said on Tuesday it would make its generic pre-filled epinephrine shots immediately available in local pharmacies across the United States, as a shortage of Mylan NV's EpiPen emergency allergy shot drags on due to manufacturing problems....
20:26 2019-07-09

METALS-Shanghai lead rises amid concerns on supply shortage Shanghai lead rose on Thursday, tracking a rally in London prices in the previous session, as investors were worried about a supply shortage amid some maintenance activities in China....
10:26 2019-07-25

Novartis to sell epinephrine shot in U.S. pharmacies amid EpiPen shortage Novartis AG said on Tuesday it would make its generic pre-filled epinephrine shots immediately available in local pharmacies across the United States, as a shortage of Mylan NV's EpiPen emergency allergy treatment drags on due to manufacturing problems....
22:39 2019-07-09

Amid Ethiopia unrest, Amhara political party spokesman arrested Authorities in Ethiopia on Friday arrested the spokesman of a political party which promotes the interests of the Amhara ethnic group, the party president said....
18:52 2019-06-28

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

Exclusive: Hong Kong tycoons start moving assets offshore as fears rise over new extradition law Some Hong Kong tycoons have started moving personal wealth offshore as concern deepens over a local government plan to allow extraditions of suspects to face trial in China for the first time, according to financial advisers, bankers and lawyers familiar with such transactions....
21:26 2019-06-14

Ethiopia’s Military Chief Killed by Bodyguard Amid Failed Coup Attempt (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s military chief was shot to death by his bodyguard amid a failed coup attempt against a regional government north of the capital, Addis Ababa, the prime minister said Sunday. The abortive coup Saturday in the Amhara region was led by a high-ranking mil...
01:26 2019-06-24

| Ethiopia army chief, local officials killed amid regional 'coup' bid Ethiopia's army chief and a top local leader have been shot dead during an attempt to overthrow a regional government in northern Ethiopia, underscoring political instability in the country as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tries to push through reforms....
19:13 2019-06-27

China is breeding giant pigs as heavy as polar bears amid pork shortage Farmers have always done their best to maximize yield, whether that be cramming another row of corn onto a field or breeding beefier cattle, but pig farmers in China are really taking things to a new level. As Bloomberg reports, some pig farmers in the country have bred their animals into an almost ...
07:26 2019-10-10

Red Cross offers Amazon gift cards to donors amid emergency blood shortage TUCSON – To help combat an emergency blood shortage, American Red Cross clinics across southern Arizona will be giving out $5 Amazon Gift Cards to anyone who donates blood or platelets. According to officials, the Red Cross currently has less than a three-day supply of most blood types –...
23:00 2019-08-13

Egypt closes Tahrir Square ahead of possible protests against president The closures came amid a harsh security clampdown following rare demonstrations in several cities last weekend, all of which were broken up by police....
05:13 2019-09-28

Police arrest hundreds in Egypt ahead of new anti-corruption protests Hundreds of people were arrested in Egypt Friday as part of a wide-ranging sweep aimed at anti-government demonstrations that first began a week ago....
23:39 2019-09-27

Xi Jinping Says Pyongyang Is Moving in the ‘Right Direction’ Ahead of His Visit to North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping praised North Korea for moving in the “right direction” by politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula in an essay published in both countries’ official media Wednesday on the eve of Xi’s visit to Pyongyang...
09:52 2019-06-19

It’s Still Unclear If Robert Mueller Will Testify Before Congress, But Lawmakers Are Moving Ahead Anyway The House Judiciary Committee will hold a series of hearings on former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election — even though it is still unclear if Mueller himself will appear. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, who chairs the committee, announ...
00:26 2019-06-04

| US, Egypt urge calm in Libya amid Tripoli offensive The United States and Egypt, a key backer of Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar, have called for calm as the strongman pressed ahead in his offensive on Tripoli....
20:52 2019-05-29

China Moving Ahead, Talking About Temples, Mosques A Waste: Ex-Navy Chief China is moving ahead in areas like artificial intelligence and robotics and it would be a waste of time if India distracts itself by talking about temples and mosques, former Navy Chief Arun Prakash......
04:13 2019-08-14

South Korea gives most aid to North Korea since 2008 amid food shortage South Korea has provided its largest food and aid donation since 2008 to U.N. aid program in North Korea, officials said on Wednesday, amid warnings that millions of dollars more is needed to make up for food shortages....
12:13 2019-06-19

| Egypt's Sisi hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Gulf tensions Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the presidency says, amid rising tensions in the Gulf....
19:39 2019-05-21

A Hong Kong-based garment maker says it's doing more than moving out of China amid the trade war It's crucial for businesses to be flexible and to hedge one's bets amid the protracted and unpredictable trade war, according to a Hong Kong-based garment maker....
12:52 2019-09-02

'If you don't have a bottle you're screwed': Glastonbury denies 'water shortage' as festival-goers queue for an hour for refills Glastonbury festival organisers were forced to deny there was a "water shortage" at the site despite huge queues for drinking water and showers being turned off to preserve the supply....
16:39 2019-06-29

| Sri Lanka to go ahead with Pakistan tour despite terror fears Sri Lanka's cricket board Thursday said it will go ahead with its tour of Pakistan despite fears that players could be the targets of terror attacks....
16:52 2019-09-19

Women's marathon to go ahead in Doha ... at midnight despite heat fears Despite expected temperatures of nearly 30 degrees Celsius, the women's marathon at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar will go ahead as planned on Friday, organizers say....
21:39 2019-09-27

Herbert plays down injury fears ahead of joining forces with Murray "Forget the fact that Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert had lost in the opening round of Wimbledon on Monday. There was only one question on everyone\u0027s lips - is the Frenchman fit enough to partner Andy Murray in the doubles?"...
19:26 2019-07-01

Ahead of Trump meet, Ukraine fears being dragged into Washington bear pit A trip to the United States that began as a golden opportunity for Ukraine to burnish relations with its most powerful international backer has turned into a diplomatic tightrope walk for President Volodymyr Zelenskiy....
00:39 2019-09-24

Dow Jones sinks 800 points amid fears of recession All three major U.S. indexes closed down about 3 per cent after 2-year U.S. Treasury yields surpassed those of 10-year bonds, which is considered a classic recession signal....
00:13 2019-08-15

Global Q3 M&A sinks to 3-yr low amid U.S.-China trade war fears Global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) plunged 16% year-on-year to $729 billion in the third quarter, according to Refinitiv data, the lowest quarterly volume since 2016, as growing economic uncertainty curbed the risk appetite of companies considering deals....
10:13 2019-09-30

Banker drowns himself in pool amid fears of going to prison A British banking bigwig who feared that he was about to be swept up in a finance probe and end up behind bars drowned himself in his swimming pool, according to a report. Adrian Hill, 60, the former head of the HFC Bank, told his wife that he was going downstairs to make a cup......
18:39 2019-08-08

US downplays rocket attack amid Iran war fears Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team is not hurrying to blame Iran for an explosion near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, despite alarm that the regime will attack American forces in Iraq....
17:13 2019-05-21

Recession ahead? Dow, stocks tank on fears that bond market signals a downturn The Dow and stocks fell into a tailspin Wednesday as traders took signs from the bond market that a recession could be coming.       ...
01:00 2019-08-15

Hong Kong pushes ahead with extradition law changes despite protest, fears over China role Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the legislation is important and will help Hong Kong uphold justice and fulfill its international obligations.        ...
18:13 2019-06-10

Warsaw’s pride parade comes amid fears and threats in Poland Thousands of people are expected to join Central Europe’s largest gay pride parade in Warsaw at a time that Poland is exhibiting divisions over the demand for LGBT rights....
10:26 2019-06-08

Why Stocks Are Soaring Amid Rising Economic Fears: ‘There Is No Alternative’ Markets now have echoes of the mid-2010s, when central banks around the world were holding interest rates so low investors had little choice but to buy stocks....
20:26 2019-07-11

Boris Johnson heads to Dublin amid fears of more resignations PM battles to keep Brexit plan on track after Amber Rudd quit the government on SaturdayBoris Johnson will fly to Dublin to meet the Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar, on Monday, as he battles to show that his Brexit plan remains on track after Amber Rudd dramatically quit the cabinet.Against a bac...
08:26 2019-09-09

Warsaw's pride parade comes amid fears and threats in Poland Thousands of people are expected to join Central and Eastern Europe's largest gay pride parade in Warsaw at a time when Poland is divided over the demand for LGBT rights....
13:00 2019-06-08

Amid safety fears, Burundi to repatriate 200,000 refugees from Tanzania Burundi said on Tuesday it would start repatriating 200,000 of its refugees from neighboring Tanzania in October, sparking fears of forced returns among those who have crossed the border to escape violence....
20:26 2019-08-27

More people evacuated amid fears of Whaley Bridge dam collapse Extra 55 homes cleared as residents make brief visits to pick up pets and essentialsMore people are being evacuated from their homes in Derbyshire amid fears a damaged dam could collapse as further bad weather is forecast.Fifty-five homes in the Horwich End area of Whaley Bridge were being cleared o...
05:26 2019-08-04

METALS-Nickel rally resumes amid Indonesia ore ban fears London nickel prices rose sharply in volatile Asian trade early on Monday as speculation continued that key producer Indonesia is about to bring forward a ban on mineral ore exports that was previously set to start in 2022. The metal used to make stainless steel hit a 16-month high last Thursda...
10:39 2019-08-12

German business confidence plunges amid recession fears A survey by Germany's Ifo economic think tank has revealed a long-lasting negative mood in the business sector. Ifo's executive index dropped for the 11th time in 12 months....
19:52 2019-08-26

Hong Kong to push ahead with extradition bill despite mass protests, fears that 'anyone can disappear' A controversial extradition bill that spurred massive protests and shut down the center of Hong Kong on Sunday will go forward, despite fears that mainland China's broadening footprint in the semi-autonomous territory could target critics....
22:13 2019-06-10

Argentines seek refuge in Chilean bonds amid electoral fears Argentine buyers are distancing themselves from volatile local markets in favor of Chilean bonds, attracted by the neighboring country’s low inflation rates and expanding economy....
15:52 2019-05-21

'No stone unturned' to help British Steel amid collapse fears - govt Ministers will leave "no stone unturned" in supporting the UK steel industry, MPs have been told, as the country's second largest producer teeters on the brink of collapse....
20:01 2019-05-21

Florida student's graduation cap seized amid fears it could include explosive Officers in Florida on Monday thought a digital graduation cap decoration could be an explosive device and took the necessary precautions, campus police told Fox News....
06:00 2019-08-01

Global third-quarter M&A sinks to three-year low amid U.S.-China trade war fears Global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) plunged 16% year-on-year to $729 billion in the third quarter, according to Refinitiv data, the lowest quarterly volume since 2016, as growing economic uncertainty curbed the risk appetite of companies considering deals....
12:13 2019-09-30

EU suspends migration control projects in Sudan amid repression fears The EU has suspended projects targeting illegal migration in Sudan. The move comes amid fears they might have aided security forces responsible for violently repressing peaceful protests in the country, DW has learned....
18:26 2019-07-22

Swedish navy returns to vast underground HQ amid Russia fears Cavernous docks can shelter warships, with miles of tunnels, offices, and a hospitalSweden’s navy HQ is returning to a vast underground cold war fortress designed to withstand a nuclear attack, in what has been seen as a defensive move against a resurgent Russia.After a 25-year absence, the navy wil...
00:00 2019-10-01

WHO reports new Ebola incident in Uganda amid fears of virus spreading The World Health Organization reported a new incidence of Ebola in Uganda on Wednesday, fuelling concerns that the virus may be spreading beyond Democratic Republic of Congo, as an expert panel weighs whether to sound the alarm internationally....
12:52 2019-07-17

Asia stocks set to trade lower as Dow falls below 26,000 amid geopolitical fears Stocks in Asia were set to trade lower on Tuesday following an overnight plunge on Wall Street stateside that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunging more than 350 points....
01:39 2019-08-13

Trump’s surprise Huawei U-turn stirs unease amid 5G fears President Trump’s surprise announcement in Japan that U.S. companies will be allowed to do at least some business with Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications company with links to the Communist government, has unsettled friends and analysts....
03:52 2019-07-04

Warsaw to Hold Gay Pride Parade Amid Fears and Threats in Poland The largest pride parade in Central and Eastern Europe comes as a government campaign depicts the gay rights movement in Poland as a threat to families....
11:13 2019-06-08

Support grows for a new Brexit poll amid fears over Johnson’s plan DUP raises doubts on customs union, while Labour says it will whip MPs to support a second referendumPro-remain MPs predicted on Saturday that they were gaining sufficient cross-party support to secure a second Brexit referendum as fresh doubts were raised over whether Boris Johnson can secure a dea...
02:39 2019-10-13

German bond yields at record lows amid recession fears Growing concerns of a protracted trade conflict are forcing investors to take refuge in the safe haven asset despite negative returns. Is the global economy staring at a recession?...
21:39 2019-06-04

Russian anti-doping agency in hot water ahead of Tokyo Olympics Russia’s anti-doping agency may get another suspension ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, after a report found it messed with testing data it handed over to the World Anti-Doping Agency. Russia was reinstated after it turned over data on athlete’s drug use at the 2014 Sochi Olympics and other ...
02:26 2019-09-22

Stocks Tread Water Ahead of Major Central Bank Meetings Investors await a series of central bank policy meetings this week, with the main focus to be on the Federal Reserve, whose members are likely to debate an interest-rate cut....
14:00 2019-06-17

Dayton, Ohio, Fears Becoming a New Charlottesville Ahead of Rally Saturday by Group Tied to the Ku Klux Klan An offshoot of the homegrown terror group the Ku Klux Klan is headed to the city of Dayton, Ohio, to rally Saturday, and city officials are urging folks to stay away, concerned they’ll have another Charlottesville on their hands....
06:26 2019-05-24

Agents armed themselves amid fears of riots at Texas migrant station: report US government inspectors reviewing an El Paso, Texas, migrant station warned as far back as May that conditions were so bad that border agents were arming themselves for possible riots, according to a report. The findings in a report by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector...
21:52 2019-07-01

Markets fall sharply amid fears of full-scale US-China currency war Yuan devaluation latest escalation of trade war but could help offset US tariffs Financial markets around the world have fallen sharply amid growing fears that the US-China trade dispute could escalate into a full-scale currency war, with damaging consequences for the world economy.The roots of the ...
21:00 2019-08-05

China's yuan sinks amid fears Beijing may give up on US trade talks Leadership could be ‘weaponising’ its currency, says one analyst, as Asia stock markets sink to six-month lowThe simmering trade tensions between the United States and China have threatened to spark a full-blown currency war after Beijing allowed the yuan to drop below a level it had previously defe...
08:52 2019-08-05

Inflation Fears Fade Amid Bond Rally, Rise in Rate Cut Bets Investors’ expectations for inflation have fallen to their lowest levels since the start of the year. The decline has coincided with a sharp rise in the odds that the Fed will cut interest rates multiple times this year....
21:39 2019-06-11

Amid U.S. fears over Huawei, Pompeo warns Swiss about close ties to China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Switzerland about its close business ties with China, telling a newspaper the neutral European country was exposing itself to privacy breaches if it let Chinese companies help build its infrastructure....
13:13 2019-06-04

China Warns U.S. Against Sending Missiles to Asia Amid Fears of an Arms Race A Chinese arms control official said Beijing would “not stand idly by” if the U.S. deployed missiles in the Asia-Pacific region, but did not specify what countermeasures it planned....
20:13 2019-08-06

Unemployment Rate Hits 50-Year Low, But Hiring Slows Amid Slowdown Fears (WASHINGTON) — U.S. employers added a modest 136,000 jobs in September, enough to help lower the unemployment rate to a new five-decade low of 3.5%. The figures show that hiring has slowed this year as the U.S.-China trade war has intensified, global growth has slowed and businesses have reduc...
00:26 2019-10-05

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates amid fears of global slowdown A divided Federal Reserve eased interest rates on Wednesday amid mixed signals over the direction of the economy and growing pressure from President Trump. Just seven of 10 Fed officials under Chairman Jerome “Jay” Powell backed the second reduction, which comes at a time of mostly good economic new...
01:13 2019-09-19

Thailand culls 200 pigs amid heightened fears over African swine fever Thailand has culled more than 200 pigs this week, authorities said on Tuesday, in the first such action amid heightened fears of a potential outbreak of African swine fever....
19:00 2019-09-18

US stock futures point to a mixed open amid China slowdown fears U.S. stock index futures were mixed Monday morning investors pause for breath following a record-setting performance on Wall Street last week and monitor Chinese economic data....
08:39 2019-07-15

Italian officials order migrant ship evacuated amid health fears Condition of 83 migrants on Open Arms rescue vessel off Lampedusa at ‘worrisome levels’Italian prosecutors have ordered that 83 migrants onboard a charity vessel that has been anchored off the island of Lampedusa for 19 days must be immediately disembarked, citing the “explosive’’ psychological and ...
21:52 2019-08-20

Mumps hits highest level in decade amid fears over 'anti-vaxxers' The NHS has warned of a "stark rise" in measles and mumps cases amid fears that "fake news" on social media is contributing to fewer people getting vaccinated....
01:00 2019-08-31

Love Island may face probe amid fears over mental health of its stars Love Island could be subjected to an Ofcom investigation after a second women's charity raised fears about the treatment and mental health of one of the contestants....
15:00 2019-06-18

North Korea fires 'unidentified projectiles' amid missile test fears NORTH Korea is feared to have carried out a fresh missile test after at least two "unidentified projectiles" were detected being launched from the rogue state....
02:52 2019-07-25

Amid A huge Water Crisis, PM Modi's 3 Requests to People Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called upon the people to conserve water, calling it "paras" (the philosopher's stone) that creates new life. As parts of the country pass through the worst-ever......
10:00 2019-06-30

Fears Hong Kong protests could turn violent amid calls to 'escalate action' Protesters have given authorities until Thursday afternoon to answer demands to retract extradition billHong Kong is bracing for fresh rallies on Friday, which many fear could turn violent, as protesters gave city authorities until Thursday to meet their demands on the retraction of the city’s contr...
09:39 2019-06-19

Masked Hongkongers dismiss government warnings amid fresh fears of China thugs Hong Kongers stage first press conference to challenge government’s ‘empty rhetoric’ on protests after fresh clashesMasked Hongkongers have staged their first press conference, calling for the return of power to the people and the pursuit of democracy, as protest groups and authorities attempt to co...
09:00 2019-08-06

Dow drops 250 points, continuing rough start to the fourth quarter amid recession fears Stocks fell on Wednesday, adding to Wall Street's poor start to the final quarter of 2019 as investors grapple with fears of an economic recession....
15:39 2019-10-02

Measles vaccination begins in Ebola-hit Congo amid fears of 'massive loss of life' Deadly measles outbreak claims almost 2,000 lives, compounding strain on health system already reeling from EbolaHealth workers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have launched an urgent measles vaccination campaign in Ebola-hit regions, after almost 2,000 deaths from the preventable disease, t...
09:39 2019-07-12

Ebola Cases Rise in Congo Border City Amid Fears of Outbreak Spreading (KINSHASA, Congo) — The 1-year-old daughter and the wife of the man who died of Ebola in Congo’s city of Goma this week have tested positive for the disease, health officials confirmed Thursday, while Rwanda briefly closed its border with Congo over the virus outbreak that now enters its...
20:52 2019-08-01

German recession fears weigh on stock markets amid U.S.-China trade tensions The markets have been in a spin cycle since President Donald Trump announced on Aug. 1 that he would impose 10% tariffs on about $300 billion in Chinese imports....
18:39 2019-08-14

China says some Hong Kong protesters' behavior 'intolerable' amid fears military could step in A spokesman for China's Defense Ministry said Wednesday that the behavior of some demonstrators during months-long protests in Hong Kong has been "absolutely intolerable" amid fears that Beijing's military could step in to control the tumult in the semi-autonomous region....
23:39 2019-07-24

Trump ramps up criticism of the Federal Reserve amid White House fears of a slowdown In a series of tweets, the president blamed Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell for the slowdown in economic growth, saying his administration is “doing great” with China and other trade deals....
20:00 2019-08-21

Whaley Bridge flooding: entire town of 6,500 people evacuated amid fears dam could collapse A town in Derbyshire was being evacuated today over fears a reservoir's dam could collapse after torrential rain sparked major flooding across parts of northern England....
18:00 2019-08-01

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring standards, as concerns rise that the slowing economy is undermining a five-year war on pollution....
19:01 2019-05-21

Jittery markets eye US jobs numbers amid global recession fears – business live Rolling coverage of business, economics and markets as investors focus on chances of Federal Reserve interest rate cutsBP chief executive Bob Dudley to retire after a decade at helmCity regulator threatens to ban automatic insurance price risesJohn Lewis seeks discounts from landlords on rising fees...
13:13 2019-10-04

Economy added 130,000 jobs in August, falling short of expectations amid recession fears The economy gained 130,000 jobs in August while the unemployment rate stayed at 3.7%, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, a middling result that will do little to dispel worries that commerce is slowing but that suggest a recession is not imminent....
09:13 2019-09-07

Swedish central bank Riksbank talks rate hike amid recession fears The Riksbank is sticking with its plan to raise its main interest rate in the next few months despite recession worries. The hawkish stance, which puts the bank at odds with major central banks, has left experts puzzled....
17:26 2019-09-06

Whaley Bridge: Warning over downpours and lightning strikes amid fears Derbyshire dam could still burst Downpours and lightning strikes are set to hit the country again as emergency services continue to work tirelessly to prevent a damaged dam from collapsing....
10:00 2019-08-03

Confidence in Europe's economy hits a 4-year low amid fears about Brexit and Trump's trade war Reuters/Jason Cairnduff Europe's economy just showed further signs that it was stuttering after confidence hit a four and a half year low. September's results of the Economic Sentiment Indicator fell to 101.7 from 103.1 in August — a sign that various sectors of the continent's economy are fe...
14:13 2019-09-27

Farms turn to tech amid water stress warnings in Southwest GREELEY, Colo. — A drone soared over a blazing hot cornfield in northeastern Colorado on a recent morning, snapping images with an infrared camera to help researchers decide how much water they would give the crops the next day. After a brief, snaking flight above the field, the drone landed and the...
01:52 2019-08-14

Amid Crisis, Centre Launches 5-Point Water Conservation Campaign With parts of India reporting water shortage, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday launched a conservation campaign focussing on 1,592 stressed blocks in 256 districts....
04:00 2019-07-02

EPA: California is failing to meet water standards amid homeless crisis The Trump administration warned the state of California Thursday that it is "failing" to uphold federal water quality standards, leading to "significant public health concerns" in cities with large homeless populations....
14:39 2019-09-27

Amid Water Crisis, India Struggles With Monsoon Below "Normal" Baseline The weather department said today that it was set to cut estimates for average monsoon rainfall after decades of below-normal downpours, with climate change causing greater variations...
17:39 2019-07-22

Swedish central bank's rate hike plan amid recession fears threatens its credibility Sweden's Riksbank is sticking with its plan to raise its main interest rate in the next few months despite recession worries. The hawkish stance, which puts it at odds with major central banks, has left experts puzzled....
12:00 2019-09-06

Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Australia began cutting ties with the product amid concerns about possible links to cancer....
10:26 2019-07-05

English police urged Uefa to reschedule Friday night Prague game amid fan fears • Timing of Euro tie in Prague could spark drunken behaviour• Uefa overlooked Mark Roberts’ plea, making the game high riskThe national police lead officer for football, Mark Roberts, has revealed that he wrote to Uefa to urge it not to stage England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Czech Republic in P...
01:52 2019-10-07

U.S. stocks trade lower amid fears strong jobs data will work against rate cut hopes The Federal Reserve Board will meet at the end of July to decide what will happen to interest rates in light of the nation’s longest economic expansion on record, now in its 10th year....
21:52 2019-07-05

Stunning photo shows dogs ‘walking on water’ amid Greenland ice crisis Danish meteorologist Steffen Olsen and his band of sled dogs are walking on thin ice — across a frozen sea that has become flooded with melted glacial waters. Olsen was trekking through northwest Greenland last week to recover tools used by scientists at the Danish Meteorological Institute to ...
17:39 2019-06-18

Stunning photo shows dogs 'walking on water' amid Greenland ice crisis Danish meteorologist Steffen Olsen and his band of sled dogs are walking on thin ice — across a frozen sea that has become flooded with melted glacial waters....
21:39 2019-06-18

Chile's president announces water crisis team amid 'intense' drought Chile's President Sebastian Pinera on Thursday announced the creation of a working group of government agencies, academics and industry players to tackle the worst drought in 60 years which has spiked this year amid record lows of rainfall....
07:39 2019-09-06

U.S. stocks close lower amid fears strong jobs data will work against interest rate cuts U.S. markets came off all-time highs on Friday as investors interpreted strong employment data as an argument against their much hoped-for interest rate cuts. All three indices closed Friday in the re......
03:13 2019-07-06

Drug-resistant malaria parasites spreading across South East Asia amid fears it could reach Africa An aggressive strain of malaria resistant to two key drugs is sweeping rapidly through Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand, scientists have warned....
14:39 2019-07-23

Hong Kong protests are like terrorism, says China as paramilitary forces gather amid fears army could be used against demonstrators Images emerged today of Chinese paramilitary forces assembling only 20 miles from Hong Kong as Beijing claimed the protests there were "no different to terrorism"....
23:52 2019-08-14

Amid Bengal Water Scarcity, Mamata Banerjee Urges People To Stop Wastage Referring to the severe water crisis in Chennai, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said the state too is affected and stressed on the need to stop wastage of water....
21:26 2019-06-28

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon at protesters, days ahead of China's 70th anniversary celebrations Hong Kong police fired blue dye from a water cannon and rounds of tear gas as protesters threw petrol bombs and bricks in clashes ahead of celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China....
15:39 2019-09-29

Hong Kong police deploy water cannons amid clashes with protesters in 15th consecutive weekend of unrest The streets of downtown Hong Kong turned into the site of clashes between protesters and police on Sunday as the political turmoil continues in the global financial center for a 15th straight weekend....
19:39 2019-09-15

More than 150 Latino actors, writers pen 'letter of solidarity' amid fears America Ferrera and Eva Longoria have written a "letter of solidarity" to Latinos after the shooting in El Paso and a Mississippi immigration raid.        ...
17:00 2019-08-16

Johnson & Johnson falls despite 42% profit spike amid talc, opioid litigation fears Johnson & Johnson shares fell 1% Tuesday despite the company posting a 42% profit spike amid concerns about lawsuits the company faces regarding its talc-based baby powder and its alleged role in the opioid crisis....
17:26 2019-07-16

Wall Street falls amid nervousness ahead of trade talks U.S. stocks were down slightly in late afternoon trading on Monday as reports on the trade front kept investors cautious ahead of scheduled talks later in the week....
21:39 2019-10-07

Pelosi steams ahead with drug pricing plan amid liberal angst Speaker Nancy Pelosi is making a hard sell to her caucus this week on a signature drug pricing bill. But it’s not yet clear whether she can win over skeptical progressives. The California Democrat has won initial praise from key moderate factions in her drive to push the legislation through by Thank...
03:52 2019-09-19

Chinese troops cross Hong Kong border in 'routine rotation' amid fears army will intervene in protests China today released images of troops crossing into Hong Kong for a "routine rotation" amid fears that the army will intervene in the ongoing pro-democracy protests....
03:00 2019-08-30

Neymar stripped of Brazil captaincy ahead of Copa America amid disciplinary troubles Neymar has been replaced as captain of the Brazil for next month's Copa America by Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Dani Alves, the country's football federation (CBF) has said....
11:52 2019-05-28

Hundreds object to plans for new pier on Thames amid fears it will encourage 'mega party boats' and late-night cruises More than 500 people have objected to plans for a pier near London Bridge amid fears it will encourage "mega party boats" to hose late-night cruises down the Thames....
19:00 2019-08-26

Amazing photo shows dogs 'sledding on water' amid Greenland ice melt This stunning photo – taken by scientists on the melting Greenland ice sheet last week – shows how unusually warm it's been in the Arctic.        ...
20:39 2019-06-18

Nile Rodgers | This much I know The musician, 66, on being united in the disco era, his friendship with Stephen Hawking, and inventing hip-hopI love New York, it’s given me everything. I grew up on the Lower East Side and it was such a diverse, multicultural neighbourhood. Irish, Poles, Italians, Jews, Latinos African Americans. I...
15:52 2019-07-13

Hathor: Goddess of Joy and Motherhood Near the Nile The shadow of Hathor is still present in many places related to the monumental history of ancient Egypt. She was one of the most important goddesses near the Nile and remains one of the best-known symbols of ancient Egyptian religion . Who Worshipped the Goddess Hathor? Hathor was a goddess of joy, ...
15:00 2019-09-25

Why NYC is staring down a West Nile epidemic You thought the germs on the subway pole were NYC’s biggest health threat? Nope — turns out the entire design of the city can affect your well-being, for better or worse. That’s according to Sara Jensen Carr, an assistant professor in architecture, urbanism and landscape at the School of...
10:13 2019-08-20

40 bodies recovered from the River Nile The death toll from Monday's attack on the sit-in of Sudan's pro-democracy protesters has risen to 100, after 40 bodies were recovered from the River Nile, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
22:00 2019-06-05

Nile Rodgers: ‘Madonna was the one who told me to get dreadlocks’ The musician and producer talks about how he got his hands on his Brit awards suit and why he always wears a hat to dinnerI remember that when I first saw this suit, I thought it was absolutely stunning. I stopped dead in my tracks. It’s Kim Jones for Christian Dior and it is basically an organza su...
17:00 2019-08-20

Death roll rises to 100 as bodies found in Nile The death toll from Monday's attack on the sit-in of Sudan's pro-democracy protesters has risen to 100, after 40 bodies were recovered from the River Nile, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
13:13 2019-06-10

The Latest: Protest group says more corpses pulled from Nile The Sudanese Doctors’ Central Committee says more dead bodies have been pulled from the Nile River in Khartoum in the wake of the military’s crackdown on protesters...
17:00 2019-06-06

Hundreds gather across Nile from Khartoum after deadly clashes Hundreds of people gathered in the Sudanese city of Omdurman across the River Nile from Khartoum on Monday to protest against the ruling military a day after at least seven people died in clashes between security services and protesters....
22:52 2019-07-01

California woman hospitalized with West Nile virus Laura Hardwick’s family said they aren’t sure where the offending mosquito struck, but that she did get several bites while celebrating the Fourth of July in Clovis....
21:39 2019-07-31

3-country talks on Nile waters wrap up without agreement Irrigation ministers from three key Nile Basin countries have wrapped up a two-day meeting in Sudan’s capital without resolving differences over Ethiopia’s soon-to-be-finished Blue Nile dam...
21:26 2019-10-05

Invisible Ink on Nile Papyrus Revealed by Groundbreaking Method The first thing that catches an archaeologist's eye on the small piece of papyrus from Elephantine Island on the Nile is the apparently blank patch.  ...
02:39 2019-08-21

Arizona leads country in West Nile virus deaths: CDC Arizona is leading the country this year in terms of West Nile virus deaths, according to a recent tally from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)....
20:13 2019-10-10

First West Nile virus death reported for Maricopa County PHOENIX (KPNX) – The Maricopa County Department of Public Health is urging people to take caution after the first death in the county from West Nile virus was reported Thursday.   The person who died was older and had other health conditions. Health officials say this made them more susceptibl...
00:13 2019-07-16

Sudan paramilitaries threw dead protesters into Nile, doctors say Death toll from attack on pro-democracy camp reaches 100 as details emerge of tacticsParamilitaries in Khartoum threw dozens of bodies into the Nile to try to hide the number of casualties inflicted during a dawn attack on pro-democracy protesters in the Sudanese capital earlier this week, doctors a...
20:13 2019-06-05

Mosquito-Borne West Nile Virus Soared in 2018, According to CDC Data Severe cases of West Nile virus were 25% more common than usual in 2018, and transmission patterns appeared to shift to new regions, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). West Nile is a mosquito-borne virus that is usually asymptomatic, but causes side ...
19:13 2019-08-09

Ugandan critics oppose Nile river power plant plan A plan by South Africa's Bonang Power and Energy to develop a 360 megawatt (MW) power plant on Uganda's River Nile has met resistance from critics who say the project will destroy the popular tourist attraction of Murchison Falls....
12:13 2019-06-11

West Nile virus case confirmed in B.C., two more cases in Washington state So far in 2019, one travel-related human case and one travel-related horse case have been reported, according to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control....
02:00 2019-09-19

Light pollution's effects on birds may help to spread West Nile virus Birds are the main host of West Nile virus, and outbreaks among infected sparrows are 41 per cent more likely if the birds are exposed to light pollution...
03:52 2019-07-24

Samsung’s in hot water for allegedly misleading customers about water-resistant Galaxy phones The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking Samsung to court in the country, alleging that the Korean company has been lying to Australian consumers for years about the water-resistant capabilities of several Galaxy phones. The ACCC says that Samsung presented hundreds of adv...
15:26 2019-07-04

A city without water: Fort Lauderdale works to restore water service for 220,000 people Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.        ...
06:39 2019-07-19

Fort Lauderdale restores much of its water service, urges people to boil water Fort Lauderdale officials said much of its water service had been temporary restored Thursday following a water main break, but urged residents to boil water until further notice. ...
09:26 2019-07-19

Fluoridated water during pregnancy may be hurting kids' brains. You still don't need to start drinking bottled water. Shutterstock A new study suggests that mothers who drink fluoridated water during pregnancy (which shows up in their urine) may be giving birth to kids who have slightly lower IQs. The finding held true in boys, but not girls. The American Academy of Pediatrics still recommends that kids drink fluo...
20:52 2019-08-23

'They were fighting for water to bathe. Water to drink.' Evacuees describe devastation in Bahamas after Dorian Some Hurricane Dorian survivors evacuated to the United States from the Bahamas are arriving with little more than their harrowing stories of the storm, the devastation of its aftermath, and the desperation of those left behind....
04:52 2019-09-10

Boil water advisory issued for Lake Louise after water main break over weekend The Lake Louise Fire Department told people to boil water for a minimum of two minutes before drinking, brushing teeth, washing fruits and vegetables, and doing dishes....
09:00 2019-08-20

Clean Water Is a ‘Right’: Kamala Harris Promotes Bill Ensuring Water Safety in Every Community Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris is proposing a law to safeguard access to clean water for everyone, including minority communities like those in Flint, Mich., most at-risk for being without....
08:01 2019-07-23

It takes 21 litres of water to produce a small chocolate bar. How water-wise is your diet? | Brad Ridoutt There is a big focus on food that produces the most emissions, but the water-scarcity footprint also has a huge environmental impactOur diets can have a big environmental impact. The greenhouse gas emissions involved in producing and transporting various foods has been well researched, but have you ...
18:52 2019-10-07

Zimbabwe's water woes worsen as one million live without tap water Authorities in Zimbabwe are scrambling to meet the water needs of the country's capital Harare after the city's main water treatment plant was shut down on Monday, leaving 1 million people without tap water....
22:26 2019-10-08

| Trump denounces impeachment inquiry as a 'coup' US President Donald Trump has denounced the impeachment inquiry threatening his presidency as a "coup", as his administration pushed back hard against the investigation....
14:52 2019-10-02

China denounces Pompeo's comments on Huawei China's Foreign Ministry on Friday denounced comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
09:52 2019-05-24

On Eve of Her Exit, May Denounces Political Rancor. Some Blame Her for It. In her valedictory speech Mrs. May attacked the “politics of winners and losers, of absolutes and of perpetual strife.” But critics says her leadership has stoked a growing Brexit crisis....
21:52 2019-07-17

Sudan: Death toll climbs to 100 as bodies pulled from Nile after military crackdown Two days after the Sudanese military led a violent crackdown on protesters in the country's capital, over 100 people have been reported dead and 500 injured, the opposition said Wednesday....
07:13 2019-06-06

Diseases like West Nile, EEE and flesh-eating bacteria are flourishing due to climate change Climate change is altering the nation's environment and the microbes, viruses and insects that inhabit it, potentially increasing where diseases are.        ...
18:00 2019-10-05

E.coli found in Long Beach water supply, boil-water order issued by Nassau County Nassau County officials have issued a boil-water order for residents in Long Beach after discovering E.coli in the local water supply. “The City of Long Beach Water System, in consultation with the Nassau County Department of Health, is investigating the source of the contamination,” off...
03:52 2019-06-22

Newark Officials Providing Bottled Water to 15,000 Homes Over Lead Contamination Concerns. Here’s What You Need to Know About the City’s Water Crisis It’s now the fifth straight day that residents in around 15,000 Newark, N.J. homes are being given bottled water for drinking and cooking, as city authorities and federal officials grapple with high levels of lead in their water supply. A federal judge is now determining whether or not the cit...
01:52 2019-08-17

Thames Water: No water supply for 100,000 properties and schools closed across Hampton, Twickenham and West London due to burst pipes At least 100,000 properties in south and west London have been left with no running water or a limited supply after a major water pipe burst in Hampton....
04:00 2019-06-13

Newark to distribute water filters instead of bottled water NEWARK, NJ — New Jersey’s largest city is distributing less bottled water after tests showed city-issued filters are reducing lead levels. Starting next week, recreation centers in Newark will stop giving out water, though families with pregnant women and children under 6 can still get it. The cente...
01:13 2019-10-05

Death Toll From Sudan Protest Crackdown Rises as at Least 40 Bodies Are Pulled From Nile River (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — At least 40 bodies were pulled from the Nile River in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, organizers of pro-democracy protests said Wednesday, bringing the death toll since the violent dispersal of a sit-in outside the military’s headquarters to 100. The Sudan Doctors̵...
17:13 2019-06-05

Light pollution may increase risk of West Nile virus jumping from birds to humans The risk of West Nile virus spreading among animal populations and making the jump from birds to humans may be greater in areas with light pollution....
22:01 2019-07-24

West Nile virus confirmed in Los Angeles county for first time in 2019, health officials say Two residents in Los Angeles County in California have been infected with the mosquito-borne West Nile virus, marking the county’s first confirmed cases of the 2019 season, local health officials said Monday. ...
20:39 2019-08-06

China denounces U.S. 'rumors' about Huawei ties to Beijing China on Friday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumors after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
10:13 2019-05-24

"It Is A COUP," Donald Trump Denounces Impeachment Inquiry Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced the impeachment inquiry threatening his presidency as a "coup," as his administration pushed back hard against the investigation....
07:39 2019-10-02

| Trump denounces 'partisan' whistleblower as scandal swirls Donald Trump angrily denied wrongdoing in a phone call with a mystery foreign leader that prompted an intelligence whistleblower to sound the alarm, as reports say the complaint centres on a conversation with Ukraine's leader....
15:39 2019-09-21

Philippines denounces Chinese fishing boat for collision The Philippines on Wednesday denounced the crew of a Chinese fishing boat that collided with a Philippine vessel and left 22 Filipino fishermen abandoned in the disputed South China Sea....
14:13 2019-06-13

Donald Trump denounces 'globalism' in nationalist address to UN ‘Greatness is only realised by the will and devotion of patriots’President echoes far-right nativist groups in muted deliveryDonald Trump has used his address to the UN general assembly to deliver a nationalist manifesto, denouncing “globalism” and illegal immigration and promoting patriotism as a c...
16:13 2019-09-25

| Bobi wine denounces Uganda's red beret ban as 'sham' Bobi Wine, a Ugandan pop star turned leading opposition politician, has announced the government's move to outlaw the civilian use of red berets, a signature symbol of his "People Power" movement....
00:13 2019-10-02

Trump Denounces Paris Climate Accord, Says, "Will Defend The Environment" US President Donald Trump on Monday once again denounced the "unfair, ineffective, and very, very expensive" Paris climate accord, during a speech on "America's environmental leadership."...
05:52 2019-07-09

Russia denounces Netanyahu's West Bank annexation plan Moscow says proposal could increase regional tensions, as Israeli PM meets PutinThe Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, flies into Sochi on Thursday for talks with the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, that come after Moscow added its voice to criticism of his pre-election pledge to annex o...
20:26 2019-09-12

Cruz denounces Trump's call for China to probe Bidens Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) denounced President Donald Trump’s call for China to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter, becoming one of only a handful of Republican senators to openly criticize the brazen request for foreign interference in the 2020 presidential election. “Of co...
22:39 2019-10-13

Iran says it will breach uranium limit, U.S. denounces 'nuclear blackmail' Iran announced on Monday it would soon breach limits on the amount of enriched uranium it can stockpile under a 2015 international agreement, in a new point of contention with the United States, which accused Tehran of "nuclear blackmail."...
21:00 2019-06-17

Comey denounces Barr after CBS interview: 'An AG should not be echoing conspiracy theories' Former FBI Director James Comey sharply criticized Attorney General William Barr's Friday appearance on CBS, saying that he failed to act repsponsibly as attorney general....
23:39 2019-06-01

Trump denounces impeachment inquiry with profanity at Louisiana rally “They know they can’t win on Election Day so they’re pursuing an illegal, invalid and unconstitutional, bulls--- impeachment,” Trump thundered at his second political rally in as many days....
07:52 2019-10-12

Irish bar denounces Conor McGregor by flushing his whiskey down the toilet An Irish bar in Florida poured all of its Proper No. Twelve whiskey down the toilet after Conor McGregor punched an old man in the face at a Dublin pub. Video posted by Sean Rice, the owner of the Salty Shamrock in Apollo Beach, shows staff at the bar disposing of several bottles of the......
22:52 2019-08-19

Renault Board To Meet, As CEO Denounces Potential Exit As 'Coup' Renault SA's CEO, Thierry Bollore, denounced as a "coup" his potential exit from the French carmaker, which has called a board meeting on Friday to discuss governance matters....
11:00 2019-10-11

China denounces U.S. 'rumors' and 'lies' about Huawei ties to Beijing China on Friday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumors after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
14:13 2019-05-24

China denounces US 'rumors' and 'lies' about Huawei ties to Beijing China denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumors after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
15:13 2019-05-24

Pope denounces 'hardships and trials' facing Catholics in China Pope Francis paid tribute on Wednesday to Chinese Catholics for holding on to their faith despite "hardships and trials", an apparent reference to Beijing's restrictions on religion....
17:52 2019-05-22

British PM to suspend parliament before Brexit, opposition denounces 'coup' Prime Minister Boris Johnson will suspend Britain's parliament for more than a month before Brexit, enraging opponents and raising the stakes in the country's most serious political crisis in decades....
03:13 2019-08-29

Trump Hits Back After Ally Denounces ‘Weakness’ With Iran The president was responding on Tuesday night to a series of tweets by Senator Lindsey Graham, who has long been one of the more hawkish members of the Republican conference....
07:39 2019-09-18

UPDATE 1-China denounces U.S. "rumours" about Huawei ties to Beijing China on Friday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumours after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
09:52 2019-05-24

China denounces Australian lawmaker's World War Two Germany remark China said on Thursday it "strongly deplores" comments by the head of Australia's parliamentary intelligence committee, who likened the West's attitude to China to the inadequate French response to the World War Two advances of Nazi Germany....
08:39 2019-08-08

Sudanese medical group says 40 bodies pulled from the Nile River, raising death toll in military’s crackdown to 100 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese medical group says 40 bodies pulled from the Nile River, raising death toll in military’s crackdown to 100. The post Sudanese medical group says 40 bodies pulled from the Nile River, raising death toll in military’s crackdown to 100 appeared first on LEX18...
15:39 2019-06-05

| After US mass shootings, Obama denounces leaders feeding 'climate of fear' Former president Barack Obama has warned against leaders feeding a "climate of fear" through their rhetoric as the United States mourned 31 people killed in two weekend mass shootings....
18:39 2019-08-06

Mike Pompeo Denounces "Harassment" After Democrats Subpoena White House The Trump administration complained Saturday of harassment by Democratic lawmakers who issued subpoenas for White House documents regarding President Donald Trump's alleged pressuring of Ukraine for......
04:13 2019-10-06

Zimbabwe police beat protesters as opposition denounces 'fascist' government Zimbabwe police fired tear gas and beat scores of opposition supporters gathered in central Harare on Friday, as authorities moved to enforce a ban on an anti-government protest that the country's high court had upheld....
12:39 2019-08-16

Bernie Sanders defends Medicare for All, denounces healthcare industry donations Sen. Bernie Sanders called on his fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to reject all campaign donations from the healthcare industry during a speech defending his Medicare for All plan Wednesday....
10:26 2019-07-18

Juul denounces San Francisco legislation prohibiting the sale of e-cigarettes in the city E-cigarette giant Juul on Wednesday criticized the city where it is based after San Francisco supervisors approved a measure to prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes....
20:13 2019-06-19

U.S. denounces 'nuclear blackmail' as Iran plans to breach uranium limit Iran announced on Monday it would soon breach limits on the amount of enriched uranium it can stockpile under a 2015 international agreement, in a new point of contention with the United States, which accused Tehran of "nuclear blackmail."...
21:26 2019-06-17

Trump sees path to peace with Iran as he denounces Tehran for 'bloodlust' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced Iran's "bloodlust" and called on other nations to join the United States to apply pressure on Iran after attacks on Saudi oil facilities, but said there is a path to peace....
02:13 2019-09-25

Ocasio-Cortez denounces Customs and Border Protection as 'rogue agency' – live Congresswoman tells of ‘horrifying’ conditions at borderSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.30pm BST Following the Democratic debates last week, we are starting to see some of the first polls to reflect those performances. This one is taken among progressives. A new poll conducted...
16:39 2019-07-02

China denounces Thai politicians for show of support to Hong Kong activists The Chinese embassy in Bangkok has condemned Thai politicians for showing support for Hong Kong activists involved in anti-government protests, saying it could harm the relationship between the two countries....
15:52 2019-10-11

| WATCH: Trump administration denounces 'harassment' after Democrats subpoena White House The Trump administration has complained of harassment by Democratic lawmakers who issued subpoenas for White House documents regarding President Donald Trump's alleged pressuring of Ukraine for political favors....
08:52 2019-10-06

Pierrefonds-Roxboro denounces ‘lack of support’ by Quebec government over floodplain maps Officials with Montreal's Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough say they are denouncing "the lack of communication and support" by the provincial government over the floodplain maps....
01:13 2019-07-23

Trump denounces white supremacy after shootings, cites video games and internet President Donald Trump on Monday called for urgent action to prevent gun violence and said all Americans must "condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy" after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 29 people and wounded dozens....
17:39 2019-08-05

China denounces violent Hong Kong protests as 'undisguised challenge' to its rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who stormed and trashed the legislature....
10:39 2019-07-02

Rep. Omar denounces Trump’s ‘fascist rhetoric’ after ‘Send her back!’ rally chant The Minnesota Democrat argued that the president’s call for her to “go back” to her country is aimed not just at her but at all those who come from a similar background....
01:26 2019-07-19

Doctor shortage (CNBC) As America’s population ages and demand outpaces supply, a physician shortage is intensifying. Projections from the Association of American Medical Colleges say the U.S. will see a shortage of 46,900 to 121,900 physicians by 2032 in primary and specialty care. The aging of America’s populatio...
21:39 2019-09-17

‘Some people are racist,’ Quebec premier denounces Montrealer who told Jagmeet Singh to ‘cut your turban off’ Quebec Premier François Legault says it was 'racist' for a man to tell NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh to 'cut off your turban' at Montreal's Atwater Market....
20:39 2019-10-03

Trump denounces Democrats in Cincinnati rally, calls ‘The Squad’ left wing extremists But while he did not mention Omar or her three colleagues by name in the opening moments of his Ohio gathering, the target of his attacks was unmistakable....
01:39 2019-08-03

Shortage Of Nearly 1,500 IAS Officers, Says Centre There is a shortage of nearly 1,500 IAS officers in the country, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Officers in position as on January 1, 2019, was 5,205, against the total authorised strength of......
14:13 2019-07-10

Mexican president denounces drug kingpin 'El Chapo' life sentence and 'inhumane' jail conditions Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador denounced the life sentence a U.S. judge handed down to drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman, who was extradited last year....
23:00 2019-07-19

Ethiopia has been offline, and nobody really knows why Internet outages that prevented many Ethiopians from accessing online services have entered a seventh day, sparking anger and frustration among citizens....
23:39 2019-06-18

Why the ‘skilled labor shortage’ is all about timing Dear John: The “skilled labor shortage” is BS. I just got a Master of Science degree in computer science with a focus on artificial intelligence, and every job I apply for has several hundred applicants. Don’t believe me? Just go to LinkedIn and search for “data science” or “machine learning” jobs. ...
15:00 2019-07-21

Don't be shellfish, a mussels shortage may be on the horizon Mussels are suffering from stress as a result of underwater noise from ships, new research suggests, and a shortage of the shellfish may be on the horizon....
18:13 2019-07-08

Khat is big business in Ethiopia Khat is a thriving business in Ethiopia. The country is the world's biggest exporter for the amphetamine-like leaf. Despite health risks, trade is so lucrative that it is unlikely to slow down any time soon....
16:26 2019-07-10

San Francisco's Office Shortage Is a Problem for Big Tech Rapid growth of big technology companies is pushing demand for San Francisco office space to new heights, leading firms to go to unusual extremes to grab workspace....
17:13 2019-05-28

Bank Reserves: What Are They and Why a Shortage Is Roiling a Key Rate Bank reserves are normally obscure, even to bankers and professional investors. But this week, they hit the news when a shortage of them caused a key measure of borrowing costs—known as the overnight repo rate—to spike....
18:00 2019-09-19

A Fuel Shortage Is Crippling Agriculture in Venezuela Already facing a deep economic crisis, the country is seeing food production shrink drastically as mismanagement and American sanctions make gasoline scarce....
18:26 2019-07-06

How NAB is taking Australia's skills shortage into its own hands The National Australia Bank is seeking 2,000 tech-focused staff and sending more than 2,000 of its existing staff through training provided by AWS to combat the looming skills shortage....
20:52 2019-05-21

| More than 250 arrested after Ethiopia coup bid - officials Ethiopia's security forces have arrested more than 250 people in a sweeping crackdown following a failed suspected coup attempt and the assassination of five high-ranking officials, a government taskforce said....
19:13 2019-06-28

Ethiopia Foils Coup Attempt Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt that killed several senior government officials, including its military chief, underlining the deep challenges facing Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as he launches a sweeping, but controversial, reform program....
13:39 2019-06-23

Why Ethiopia's Rastafari community keeps dwindling Rastafarians from around the world have been settling in Ethiopia for the last 50 years, after being given land by Emperor Haile Selassie. Today, life in "the promised land" is far from the paradise they had imagined....
14:52 2019-09-09

Ethiopia plants more than 200 million trees in 1 day ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopians planted more than 200 million trees on Monday, which officials stated will be a world record. The ambitious initiative of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed aims to help restore the country’s landscape, which experts say is fast being eroded by deforestation and climate cha...
18:52 2019-07-31

Ethiopia’s vintage taxis near the end of the road The country’s taxi drivers are proud of their mid-century Peugeots, but parts are increasingly hard to come by, while modern fuel-efficient cars are out of reach for mostWords and pictures by Duncan MooreLeaving Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport airport, the first things to stand out are the ...
13:13 2019-09-11

Nursing shortage in NYC schools has reached ‘crisis level’ A shortage of nurses in New York City schools has reached “crisis level” as dozens of buildings each day — some with multiple diabetic students — are forced to go without a full-time nurse to administer meds and treat injuries, nurses say. Supervisors are left scrambling to fill the gaps...
04:39 2019-10-13

A worldwide material shortage is delaying cassette production Just when cassette tapes appeared to be making a comeback, a worldwide shortage of gamma ferric oxide has slowed production. National Audio Company (NAC), the largest cassette tape manufacturer in the US, sent a letter to its customers explaining tha......
09:52 2019-10-11

US groundwater shortage is forcing us to dig extremely deep wells Groundwater provides drinking water for 120 million Americans and irrigates farmland - but demand in some places, including in California, is drying up wells...
19:26 2019-07-22

Shortage of doctors is growing in states including Arizona As America’s population ages a problem is brewing in hospitals and doctor’s offices around the country. That increased demand has resulted in a shortage of physicians and it’s only expected to get worse. Christopher Lew was drawn to medicine at a young age as a mormon missionary. &...
21:39 2019-09-17

Fresenius says tighter EU rules could trigger antibiotic shortage German drugmaker Fresenius warned that stricter production norms being considered by Europe's drug regulator could compound shortages of a life-saving antibiotic that is used by about 25 million patients globally each year....
21:13 2019-06-05

China facing shortage of pediatricians, especially in rural areas (Reuters Health) - China is facing a shortage of pediatricians and, just as in America, that scarcity is being felt most in rural areas, researchers report in a new study....
21:26 2019-06-28

Millennials freak out over nationwide shortage of White Claw The nation has been "declawed" and millenials are panicking after White Claw, a brand of hard seltzer with lower calories and less sugar, confirmed a nationwide shortage Friday. ...
16:39 2019-09-08

German cities struggle to curb housing shortage For years Germany's real estate market has been plagued by a housing shortage, particularly in big cities. A new study says that is unlikely to change anytime soon. Prices will remain high, but there is a silver lining....
03:52 2019-07-23

Cubans feeling the pinch of severe fuel shortage Cuba is currently mired in an energy crisis, forcing some farmers to plow their fields with oxen. Experts, however, have downplayed fears that the country's current woes are as severe as they were during the 1990s....
17:52 2019-09-24

U.S., Europe increasingly anxious about shortage of battery materials Key players in battery production including automakers are becoming increasingly concerned about future shortages of key materials needed for batteries and are rushing to invest in their production....
00:39 2019-07-09

Cuba says fuel shortage, blackouts are temporary, being fixed Cuban authorities sought to reassure jittery citizens this week that recent power outages and a fuel shortage were due to temporary problems that were being fixed rather than a broader decline in the economy under heavier U.S. sanctions....
02:00 2019-07-20

What Chocolate Shortage? Cocoa Steadies as Record Projected The world appears to have averted a chocolate shortage, upending the rally that made cocoa the best-performing commodity last year. Cocoa prices are relatively unchanged since the start of 2019....
21:39 2019-06-04

The worldwide helium shortage affects everything from MRIs to rockets — here's why Scientists have been warning of the dire consequences of dwindling helium supplies for years. Here's why the market is falling flat, and what scientists are doing about it....
20:13 2019-06-21

Is there a Harry’s Berries shortage? Super fans are freaking out Bad news for your Fourth of July sheet cake. It’s getting to be damn near impossible to find the cult favorite, massively expensive strawberry brand, Harry’s Berries. The scarcity has some fans panicked we’re headed into a strawberry shortage on par in severity and devastation with the infamous rosé...
02:26 2019-06-28

Underground necropolis to ease Jerusalem's grave shortage A massive, new underground necropolis is being built in Jerusalem to help overcome a looming shortage of gravesites for Jewish people in the holy city....
22:13 2019-10-06

US throws away thousands of kidneys despite donor shortage: study Despite the 93,000 patients in the US seeking a kidney transplant, a new report reveals that some 3,500 donated kidneys go unused and even thrown away every year. A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine this week found that 17% of donated kidneys in the US were discarded during a 10-year period....
05:52 2019-08-28

Monday’s Daily Brief: Independent experts on Myanmar, Guterres denounces US mass shootings, Libyan airport violence, UN Spokesperson on Kashmir Our main stories today: Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military; UN chief renounces shootings in the United States; ‘Repeated indiscriminate’ shelling of Libyan airport raises concern; UN voices ‘concern’ over Kashmir; and new UN agriculture chief reaffirms commitment with Italy o...
21:26 2019-08-06

Ethiopia: Hundreds arrested over coup attempt More than 260 people have been detained after a militia tried to grab power in the Amhara region. Some are questioning whether the prime minister's policies have inflamed ethnic tensions....
18:52 2019-06-28

Ethiopia Says It Planted Over 350 Million Trees in a Day, a Record The initiative is part of a campaign by the prime minister to plant four billion trees in the country before the fall to combat deforestation and global warming....
17:52 2019-07-31

Nearly 250 arrested in Ethiopia after foiled coup: state TV Nearly 250 people have been arrested in Ethiopia's capital and the main city in its Amhara region since a coup attempt was foiled, state TV reported on Thursday....
01:52 2019-06-28

Why Ethiopia’s Leader Is Winning International Kudos Since taking power last year, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been on a drive to open up Africa’s second-most-populous nation. He has scrapped bans on opposition and rebel groups, purged allegedly corrupt officials and ended two decades of acrimony with neighboring Eritrea -- an initiative t...
17:00 2019-10-11

| Ethiopia says army to take over security in troubled south Ethiopia has announced that soldiers and federal police will take over security in a restive southern region following days of violence that has left at least 18 people dead....
18:26 2019-07-23

Abiy Ahmed: Ethiopia's first Nobel laureate The prime minister of Ethiopia has won the Nobel Peace Prize for his rapid domestic political reforms and for making peace with Eritrea. In Ethiopia, some say he has reopened ethnic conflicts and uprooted millions....
21:13 2019-10-11

Nearly 250 arrested in Ethiopia after foiled coup - state TV Nearly 250 people have been arrested in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa and the city of Bahir Dar since a coup attempt was foiled, the state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation reported on Thursday....
22:26 2019-06-27

Coup bid prompts mass arrests in Ethiopia In Ethiopia, an Amhara region party spokesman has said scores of its supporters have been arrested. The sweep in Addis Ababa follows a bid by a militia to seize power in the nation's second-largest region....
04:39 2019-06-28

Ethiopia's garment workers are the least paid in the world With a range of economic incentives like the freshly built industrial parks for garment manufacturing, Ethiopia has positioned itself to become one of the world's top exporters of textile and garments....
14:52 2019-05-21

Ethiopia Is Growing Out Of Its Classic Peugeot Taxis It’s a cool, misty morning when you land at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa. You have to get to your hotel in the center of the city, but between you and a bed is eight kilometers of traffic the likes of which you have never seen before. How do you brave the journey? For years, the answer ...
00:00 2019-09-22

Ethiopia restores internet after one week outage One week after a web blackout in the country, internet and text messaging services were restored in Ethiopia Tuesday, Ethio Telecom, the country's mobile service provider said....
15:26 2019-06-20

Alternative education for HIV-positive children in Ethiopia Holistic models of care for HIV-positive children are almost non-existent in Ethiopia. In an area south of the capital with a high prevalence of of virus that can lead to AIDS, one school is an exception....
19:39 2019-09-17

Ethiopia apologizes for posting map that erased Somalia ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s foreign affairs ministry has apologized for a map of Africa that erased neighboring Somalia. Spokesman Nebiat Getachew said in a statement on Tuesday an investigation had begun into how the map was posted on the ministry’s website over the weekend. He s...
16:52 2019-05-28

Ethiopia PM says army chief of staff attacked Ethiopia's army chief of staff, General Seare Mekonnen, has been attacked, the country's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said in a national television address early Sunday....
19:00 2019-06-27

Ethiopia delays referendum on new independent region Members of the Sidama ethnic group must now wait several months longer for a referendum that could lead to the setting up of a new independent region. Many, especially young Sidama, are unhappy with the delay....
22:00 2019-07-18

| Ethiopia: At least 17 killed during violence over Sidama autonomy At least 17 people have been killed in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new autonomous region for their Sidama ethnic group....
09:00 2019-07-21

Egyptian tuk-tuk start-up Halan to expand to Ethiopia Halan, an Egyptian technology start-up that uses two- and three-wheeled vehicles to transport passengers and goods, will begin operating in Ethiopia before the end of 2019, its chief executive told Reuters....
01:13 2019-09-20

Ethiopia's opposition parties criticize election law changes Ethiopian lawmakers on Saturday revised election laws to pave the way for polls next year, but some opposition parties said the changes would make it more difficult for them to challenge the ruling coalition....
21:26 2019-08-24

Ethiopia to hold national election next year Ethiopia's ruling coalition said on Friday it will hold a national election next year, defying worries over security and displacement in the east African nation that had led some to expect the election would be postponed....
20:52 2019-08-09

No-deal Brexit could deepen Europe's shortage of medicines: experts As the Oct. 31 deadline for Britain to leave the European Union approaches, health professionals are warning that shortages of some medicines could worsen in Europe in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
18:26 2019-08-12

France May Face Sperm Shortage If New IVF Rules Come Into Effect: Report France risks a shortage of frozen sperm if lawmakers approve new legislation that allows single women and lesbian couples access to in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) and abolishes the right of sperm and......
00:39 2019-09-25

Australia has a huge shortage of the medical isotope needed for scans Australia is facing possibly its worst ever shortage of medical isotopes. These are used in diagnostics, meaning 10,000 people or more may miss out on vital diagnostic scans...
08:00 2019-09-21

Germany: Primary school teacher shortage worse than expected The shortage of teachers is one of the dominant topics in German education. But a recent study by the Bertelsmann Foundation has shown the problem is even worse than the government has calculated....
14:52 2019-09-09

U.S., Europe increasingly anxious about shortage of battery materials, supplier says Key players in battery production including automakers are becoming increasingly concerned about future shortages of key materials needed for batteries and are rushing to invest in their production....
21:39 2019-07-08

Saudi To Meet Any Oil Supply Shortage To India From Other Sources: Envoy Notwithstanding the biggest-ever attacks on its oil facilities, Saudi Arabia has said it is committed to meet India's energy security needs and will work constructively with other oil producers to......
15:00 2019-09-22

Homebuilder sentiment ticks up slightly, as housing shortage intensifies Builder confidence for single-family homes rose just one point to 65 in July, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI)....
17:26 2019-07-16

Hyundai WRC team faces Rally Finland driver shortage The Hyundai World Rally Championship team faces a driver shortage for Rally Finland, with Dani Sordo and Sebastien Loeb reluctant to contest the event and concerns over Andreas Mikkelsen's form...
19:26 2019-05-24

America’s aging population is leading to a doctor shortage crisis (CNBC) As America’s population ages and demand outpaces supply, a physician shortage is intensifying. Projections from the Association of American Medical Colleges say the U.S. will see a shortage of 46,900 to 121,900 physicians by 2032 in primary and specialty care. The aging of America’s populatio...
09:13 2019-09-18

No-deal Brexit could deepen Europe's shortage of medicines - experts As the Oct. 31 deadline for Britain to leave the European Union approaches, health professionals are warning that shortages of some medicines could worsen in Europe in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
10:39 2019-08-12

Walgreens expands epinephrine shot partnership as shortage persists Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Thursday it expanded its partnership with Kaleo Inc to include the company's epinephrine auto-injectors for infants and toddlers in its pharmacies amid a national shortage of the emergency allergy shots....
21:26 2019-07-11

Arizona’s rural hospitals facing severe doctor shortage PHOENIX (AP) – When it comes to doctor availability, the current prognosis for rural Arizona hospitals is not good. The Arizona Republic reports that a majority of the state’s more remote hospitals are experiencing a physician shortage that will only worsen as doctors retire. Staff membe...
19:39 2019-09-08

Walgreens expands collaboration to tackle epinephrine shot shortage Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Thursday it expanded its collaboration with Kaleo Inc, making the privately held company's epinephrine auto-injector available at the drugstore chain's pharmacies, as supply issues persist for the emergency allergy shots....
14:52 2019-07-11

Jerusalem building underground cemetery to ease grave shortage The mile-long labyrinth, with 23,000 burial chambers lining the walls and ground, was tunneled into the hillside beneath Jerusalem’s main Jewish cemetery, Givat Shaul, which is quickly running out of space....
00:52 2019-10-09

Drug Shortage Leaves Patients Without Immune-Disorder Treatment A shortage of a versatile medicine used to treat immune disorders and other diseases has forced U.S. hospitals and infusion clinics to suspend treatment for many patients....
20:00 2019-08-09

Global share listings dragged to three-year low by European shortage Global share listings hit their lowest level in three years in the first half of the year, with a slowdown in Europe counteracting a stronger U.S. showing where tech giants Uber and Pinterest made their debuts....
21:52 2019-07-01

GM temporarily shuts down Mexico plant after UAW strike causes parts shortage On Tuesday, GM idled its plant in Silao, Mexico that builds Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups due to a parts shortage from the UAW strike.       ...
00:39 2019-10-02

Taco Bell is facing a tortilla shortage and it might be time to panic It might be time to panic: some Taco Bell restaurants are being affected by a tortilla shortage. In response to reports of a national tortilla shortage, Taco Bell told Fox News that they are working hard to replenish the supply at affected restaurants. The company did not confirm how many stores are...
13:13 2019-07-03

Ethiopia's ethnic violence shows Abiy's vulnerability Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed looks increasingly vulnerable as he faces deep divisions in the ruling coalition, simmering ethnic conflicts and millions of internally displaced people....
22:39 2019-07-01

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, international and domestic rights activists said Wednesday....
06:00 2019-07-11

Ethiopia: Army chief killed during coup attempt Ethiopia's army chief has been killed amid a coup attempt in the African country. The prime minister's office said General Asamnew Tsige, head of security for the autonomous Amhara state, tried to topple the government....
18:00 2019-06-23

Ethiopia opposition see dangers if 2020 vote delayed Opposition politicians in Ethiopia are warning against a delay to national elections due in 2020 that would be the first under reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed but are under threat from an explosion of regional ethnic rivalries....
20:13 2019-06-21

| Sudan forces arrest protest leaders who met Ethiopia PM Sudanese security forces have arrested two prominent rebels and an opposition leader, a day after they met the Ethiopian premier during his reconciliation mission to Khartoum, their aides have said....
15:39 2019-06-08

Ethiopia attempts to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister on Friday urged Sudan's military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in trying to agree on a transition to democracy after the worst bloodshed since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
03:00 2019-06-08

Canadian man who won $10M lottery mysteriously dies in Ethiopia, family says A Canadian man who won a life-changing $10.7 million lottery in 2017 has died in his native Ethiopia under mysterious circumstances, his family told a local news outlet Friday....
20:39 2019-09-24

Sudan’s army says AU-Ethiopia deal paves way for talks KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling generals say they have accepted a joint proposal from the African Union and Ethiopia to work toward a transitional government. Lt. Gen. Shams Eddin Kabashi, a spokesman for the military council, said late Friday the generals are ready to resume “imme...
13:01 2019-06-29

Ethiopia: Army chief shot during coup attempt, says PM After reports of a coup attempt, the prime minister of Ethiopia has said the army chief of staff has been shot. Unknown elements reportedly attempted to topple a regional government....
04:39 2019-06-23

Boeing 737 Max crash in Ethiopia may have been caused by birds, WSJ reports Boeing shares rose before the opening bell Tuesday morning after Boeing raises the possibility that birds may have been involved in the Ethiopian 737 Max crash....
17:39 2019-05-21

Ethiopia repeats sweep in 41st BolderBoulder race BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Ethiopia repeated a sweep in the men’s and women’s team competitions at the 41st annual BolderBoulder 10-kilometer road race Monday. Kenya’s Benard Ngeno won the men’s race in 28 minutes, 29 seconds, well ahead of Terefa Delesa, who was runner-up in 28:5...
03:26 2019-05-28

Unrest over autonomy bid kills four in Ethiopia's Hawassa city Four protesters died of gunshot wounds suffered in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new autonomous region for their Sidama ethnic group based in the southern city of Hawassa, hospital authorities said on Friday....
17:13 2019-07-19

Why we should send the tabots back to Ethiopia | Richard Brooks Only Ethiopian priests can read them, for starters. Plus, a bid for more women’s sport on TV and 30 years of Garsington OperaHidden in a storeroom in the British Museum for the past 146 years and never displayed are 11 remarkable religious objects. They are called tabots – replica tablets on which t...
13:52 2019-07-21

China Trade Fight Raises Specter of Rare-Earth Shortage The U.S-China trade dispute has sent prices surging in rare-earth metals, a critical market for industries from electric cars to fuel makers. Chinese media reported that the country may cut exports of such minerals....
19:13 2019-05-31

Missing Types campaign launches to raise awareness of blood shortage TUCSON- The American Red Cross and Banner UMC are launching a campaign to raise awareness for people to donate blood. The campaign is called “Missing Types,” which the letters A, B, and O will be disappearing from major brand logos and websites. The goal is to draw attention to the criti...
09:39 2019-06-12

Nvidia RTX Super GPU stock shortage rumor hints at rising prices For those of you looking at getting one of Nvidia’s new RTX ‘Super’ graphics cards, there are some worrying rumblings from the graphics grapevine concerning potential stock shortages, and indeed possible price rises that could stem from that alleged lack of inventory.A report fr...
17:26 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Google invests $1 bln to ease housing shortage near California headquarters Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Tuesday it would set aside $750 million in land and $250 million in financing to spur developers in the San Francisco Bay Area to build at least 20,000 homes and rehabilitate other housing over the next decade....
22:26 2019-06-18

‘There’s a war for people’: strong jobs market belies a shortage of skilled workers An ageing population has left 83% of businesses fighting to find workers with the right skills, a problem that is slated to worsenFor someone who makes “job-killing robots” Tony Nighswander has an ironic problem. The US jobs market has not been this hot for 50 years and the president of APT Manufact...
21:39 2019-09-16

Google invests $1 billion to ease housing shortage near California headquarters Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Tuesday it would set aside $750 million in land and $250 million in financing to spur developers in the San Francisco Bay Area to build at least 20,000 homes and rehabilitate other housing over the next decade....
00:26 2019-06-19

DIGGING DEEPER: City works to combat low-income housing shortage TUCSON – We have an update on a story we told you about on the lack of housing for low-income and senior renters who receive Section 8 benefits. News 4 Tucson has been digger deeper into possible solutions to the problem. We told you about Lilly Rose Krugly, a 75-year-old grandmother on oxygen...
14:26 2019-08-22

Help Wanted: Banff and Lake Louise battling chronic worker shortage Employers in the hospitality industry in Banff and Lake Louise say they are missing out on huge revenue potential due to a lack of workers to fill vacancies....
17:00 2019-05-24

New Yorkers could face battery-charging station shortage for electric cars This could come as a shock. While New York state’s future promises to be filled with electric vehicles, finding a battery-charging station could be a challenge. In a new survey by consulting firm West Monroe Partners, 57% of New Yorkers are forecast to buy an electric vehicle (EV) within the next 24...
11:26 2019-10-13

Taco Bell restaurants hit by tortilla shortage that is affecting burritos and quesadillas Some Taco Bell restaurants don't have burritos and quesadillas because of supplier shortages. Find out how to check if your location is affected.       ...
02:39 2019-07-04

UK Publishes No-Deal Brexit Scenarios Predicting Unrest, Shortage Of Food The British government faced a backlash on Thursday after it was forced to publish documents warning that a no-deal Brexit could lead to civil unrest and shortages of food and medicines....
14:00 2019-09-12

Notre Dame cathedral fire could ease France's shortage of artisans Restoration work on Paris' iconic cathedral has yet to begin six months since the fire, but some good has come of it. Now more people are taking an interest in learning the skilled trades needed to rebuild Notre Dame....
11:26 2019-10-13

France may face sperm shortage under Macron plan to ease IVF rules France risks a shortage of frozen sperm if lawmakers approve new legislation that allows single women and lesbian couples access to in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and abolishes the right of sperm and egg donors to keep their identities secret, clinicians said....
13:00 2019-09-24

Southwest passengers get no damages for flights canceled by de-icer shortage -U.S. judge Southwest Airlines Co won the dismissal of a proposed class-action lawsuit seeking damages for stranded passengers on hundreds of winter flights it was forced to cancel because it ran out of de-icer fluid....
18:13 2019-09-18

Congress asks FDA for plan to address potential major heparin shortage Congress wants to know what contingencies are in place if China's outbreak of African swine fever wipes out America's supply of the critically important pig-derived drug heparin....
20:52 2019-08-02

Nets’ sudden forward shortage could open door for Carmelo Anthony The Nets have the world’s best power forward, but when camp opens later this month that position will be by far their biggest problem — with three of their four veterans at the spot facing either injury or suspension. That’s the kind of week it’s been for Brooklyn. Kevin Durant’s Achilles will sidel...
07:39 2019-09-06

There’s no shortage of shocks in Swiss Army Man follow-up The Death Of Dick Long Dick Long is dead, and his friends Zeke (Michael Abbott Jr.) and Earl (Andre Hyland) are at their wit’s end. They’re desperately trying to cover up whatever role it was they played in their buddy’s untimely death. Not that these two small-town Alabama yokels can keep a story straight, or know a thin...
16:39 2019-09-25

Southwest passengers get no damages for flights canceled by de-icer shortage: U.S. judge Southwest Airlines Co won the dismissal of a proposed class-action lawsuit seeking damages for stranded passengers on hundreds of winter flights it was forced to cancel because it ran out of de-icer fluid....
18:39 2019-09-18

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Investors look for consumer pressure ahead of next China tariffs As President Donald Trump prepares to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports, investors are bracing for signs of pressure on U.S. consumers as top retailers begin reporting quarterly results next week and key consumer sentiment and retail sales data is released....
01:52 2019-08-12

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Capital spending outlook another worry ahead of earnings Investors are preparing for more cautious capital investment outlooks from U.S. companies as worries mount heading into earnings season about the possibility of an economic recession....
20:13 2019-10-06

Joe Biden Denounces Report Trump Urged Ukraine President to Investigate the Former Vice President’s Son (WASHINGTON) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday decried reports that President Donald Trump urged the president of Ukraine to look into his son’s business dealings there. Biden said in a statement that if the reports are true, “Then there is truly no bottom to President Tr...
22:00 2019-09-21

| Ethiopia on edge in ethnic heartland of accused coup leader As gunmen assassinated top officials in Ethiopia's Amhara region during what the government has described as a coup attempt, alleged mastermind Asaminew Tsige holed up in a state-run guesthouse where he had been staying for more than a year....
17:52 2019-06-29

World’s Oldest Stone Tools and Weapons Found in Ethiopia Researchers have unearthed some deliberately sharpened tools that date from over 2.5 million years ago. These artifacts are changing our understanding of the invention of tools and showing that our ancestors may have used a variety of basic technologies.  ...
15:13 2019-06-04

In Ethiopia, Beat-Up Volkswagen Beetles Get 21st-Century Upgrade There is a growing number of young Ethiopian drivers giving the Beetle -- which has long occupied a hallowed position in the nation's car culture -- a 21st-century upgrade....
19:26 2019-09-16

Ethiopia's Desisa wins midnight marathon in sprint finish Lelisa Desisa ended an 18-year wait for Ethiopia when he triumphed in a sprint finish against compatriot Mosinet Geremew to win a midnight marathon at the World Athletics Championship on Sunday....
08:00 2019-10-06

Ethiopia dam official blames construction delays on conglomerate METEC Construction of a $4-billion dam at the heart of Ethiopia's bid to become Africa's biggest power exporter has been delayed five years as engineers had to replace shoddy work by a conglomerate pulled off the job last year, a project official said....
14:13 2019-10-01

Priyanka Chopra promotes refugee education on Ethiopia visit ASSOSA, Ethiopia (AP) — Actress Priyanka Chopra is in Ethiopia to promote access to education for refugee children. Chopra is a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations children’s agency. She spoke with The Associated Press after visiting a school for refugees from neighboring Sudan. She say...
17:52 2019-05-21

| Ethiopia's largest ethnic group marks thanksgiving festival Members of Ethiopia's largest ethnic group chanted and waved flags as they gathered for the first time to celebrate their thanksgiving festival in the capital - a city that prominent members of the group claim belongs to them....
23:26 2019-10-06

Athletics: Ethiopia’s Dibaba out of world championships with foot injury Ethiopia’s 1,500 metres world record holder and 2015 world champion Genzebe Dibaba has withdrawn from the world championships starting in Doha next week due to a foot injury, her management company said on Thursday....
14:00 2019-09-19

Ethiopia's PM says 'people from abroad' had role in June twin attacks Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday that attackers in a failed regional coup in June had been trained by people who had come from foreign countries, without giving details....
20:39 2019-08-01

| Ethiopia invites public to visit infamous torture facility Ethiopia has invited members of the public to tour a notorious detention facility where high-profile political prisoners once endured abusive interrogations, weeks of solitary confinement and other forms of torture....
14:26 2019-09-07

Ethiopia faces more conflict with ethnic group's push for region Ethiopia's destabilizing regional frictions may worsen this month if the small Sidama ethnic group carries out a threat to unilaterally declare a new semi-autonomous region in defiance of the federal government, a global think-tank said on Thursday....
18:13 2019-07-04

| Sudan protest leaders receive new AU, Ethiopia transition plan The Sudanese movement protesting for the military to hand over to civilian rule says it received a new proposal for a transition drafted by Ethiopia and the African Union....
19:13 2019-06-28

Ethiopia plants 350m trees in a day to help tackle climate crisis National ‘green legacy’ initiative aims to reduce environmental degradationAbout 350m trees have been planted in a single day in Ethiopia, according to a government minister.The planting is part of a national “green legacy” initiative to grow 4bn trees in the country this summer by encouraging every...
21:13 2019-07-31

Ethiopia says coup attempt against leader of Amhara state failed Ethiopia said there was a failed coup attempt against the head of one of the country's nine regional states on Saturday, underscoring the challenges facing the new prime minister as he tries to spearhead political reforms amid widespread unrest....
23:13 2019-06-22

Three dead as unrest rumbles in Ethiopia's southern Hawassa city At least three people have died in Ethiopia's southern city of Hawassa, hospital authorities said on Friday, amid a showdown between state security forces and some local activists who want to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group....
13:39 2019-07-19

| Ethiopia proposes civilian-majority ruling body for Sudan Sudanese protest leaders have said that an Ethiopian envoy mediating with the ruling generals has proposed forming a civilian-majority governing body for a political transition in Sudan....
08:52 2019-06-23

Ethiopia says it detains suspected Islamist militants planning attacks Ethiopia said on Saturday it had arrested an unspecified number of Islamist militant members of the Somali group al Shabaab and Islamic State who were planning to carry out attacks in the country on various targets including hotels....
01:39 2019-09-22

Ethiopia says military chief killed in thwarted coup attempt Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt in a region north of the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country’s military chief was shot dead, the prime minister said Sunday....
17:52 2019-06-23

Violent coup attempt foiled in Ethiopia, prime minister says ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt in a region north of the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country’s military chief was shot dead, the prime minister said Sunday. The failed coup in the Amhara region was led by a high-ranking military officer and others wi...
15:52 2019-06-23

Ethiopia's Army Chief Shot At After Failed Coup Attempt Ethiopia's army chief of staff has been shot, the prime minister's press secretary said on Sunday, hours after a failed coup attempt was reported in a federal state north of the capital.It was unclear......
09:26 2019-06-23

Ethiopia's peacemaking prime minister emerges as a Nobel favorite During a high-level meeting at Ethiopia's foreign ministry in July, officials were shocked by social media reports that their prime minister was visiting Eritrea....
22:39 2019-10-09

Displaced families suffering subhuman conditions in Ethiopia: Egeland Displaced families are enduring subhuman conditions in Ethiopia without enough food and shelter, Jan Egeland, secretary general of the Norwegian Refugee Council, said on Thursday....
19:00 2019-06-20

Ethiopia's army chief, three others killed in failed coup attempt Four Ethiopian officials were killed, including Ethiopia's army chief of staff, in a failed coup attempt at two locations, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's confirmed Sunday....
18:26 2019-06-23

Two Sudan rebel leaders arrested after meeting Ethiopia PM: sources Two Sudanese rebel leaders were arrested early on Saturday, opposition sources said, shortly after meeting visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who is trying to mediate in a crisis threatening a transition to democracy....
14:13 2019-06-08

| WATCH | In Ethiopia, a rehab centre takes on khat addiction Yonas Getu Molla started chewing khat as an architecture student, when he and his friends would munch on the leafy stimulant late into the night to help them study....
08:52 2019-08-29

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing To read the polling binders, former Vice President Joe Biden is a runaway favorite here in Iowa in the Democratic primary. But behind the scenes, he’s playing a furious game of catch-up. As the Democratic frontrunner kicked off events Tuesday in Ottumwa for his second two-day swing through Iow...
21:26 2019-06-11

California Is Blaming Prison Reform for Incarcerated Fire Fighting Labor Shortage Every time a dangerous wildfire breaks out somewhere in California, fire crews race to battle it. Incarcerated people play a major role in this effort; the state has about 2,600 incarcerated people fighting wildfires under the state’s fire camp program. Over the past four years, the state has had tr...
15:39 2019-09-03

Beyond Meat says it can supply any fast-food chain as Impossible Foods struggles with shortage As rival Impossible Foods deals with supply shortages of its plant-based burgers, Beyond Meat said Thursday that it has the capacity to take on any restaurant chain....
01:39 2019-06-07

Nova Scotia doctor shortage forces ongoing emergency department closures Daily announcements of emergency department closures have become routine on local radio stations in Nova Scotia, where a doctor shortage has created dire conditions....
19:13 2019-10-04

A tortilla shortage at Taco Bell could hurt sales and Yum Brands' stock, analyst says A shortage of tortillas at fast food chain Taco Bell is crippling the chains menu and could endanger its parent company, Yum Brands' stock, Bank of America said....
19:52 2019-07-09

Boeing CEO says global pilot shortage is 'one of the biggest challenges' facing the airline industry Demand for air travel is growing so rapidly that 800,000 new pilots are expected to be needed over the next 20 years, according to Boeing's latest forecast....
17:39 2019-06-17

Exclusive: Canada warns U.S. against drug import plans, citing shortage concerns Canada opposes any U.S. plans to buy Canadian prescription drugs that might threaten the country's drug supply or raise costs for its own citizens, officials have told U.S. authorities, in a new setback to the Trump administration's efforts to tackle high drug prices, according to documents obtained...
22:13 2019-07-18

"Nonsense": Elon Musk Dismisses Reports Of Toilet Paper Shortage In Tesla Elon Musk has dismissed media reports that claimed that his Electric Vehicle (EV) company Tesla has gone as far as the office washrooms to cut costs from....
14:39 2019-05-26

Food, fuel and drug shortage warning only 'worst case' Brexit, says Gove A no-deal Brexit could lead to shortages of food, fuel and medicine, as well as a hard border on the island of Ireland, according to leaked official government documents published in the Sunday Times....
14:00 2019-08-18

Sudan's military council studies African Union, Ethiopia's proposal Sudan's ruling military council said on Friday a proposal submitted by the African Union (AU) and Ethiopia received on June 27 is suitable for the resumption of talks with the opposition on a transition to democracy....
02:26 2019-06-29

Ethiopia premier's aide named to lead restive Amhara region Ethiopia's Amhara Democratic Party (ADP) named the security adviser to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as head of the restive Amhara region on Monday after his predecessor was killed in a violent attempt to seize power there....
19:26 2019-07-15

How Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed Won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize After Ending a War Abiy Ahmed, the Ethiopian Prime Minister who engineered the end of a two-decade conflict with neighboring Eritrea, was named on Oct. 11 as the recipient of the 100th Nobel Peace Prize, for his efforts to “achieve peace and international cooperation.” Yet even though he had been one of th...
20:52 2019-10-11

Ethiopia to issue two telecom licenses, minority stake in monopoly: official Ethiopia will award two telecoms licenses to multinational mobile companies, a senior official said on Friday, in the first detailed announcement of the government's plans for opening one of the world's last major closed telecom markets....
21:00 2019-07-05

Ethiopia's chief of staff killed in coup attempt in Amhara state Ethiopia's chief of staff and at least three other senior officials have been killed during a coup attempt by an army general in the northern state of Amhara, state television said on Sunday....
11:39 2019-06-23

‘A place of ghosts:’ Ethiopia opens controversial palace to a divided public Prime Minister and newly minted Nobel winner Abiy Ahmed wants it to be a symbol of unity. Not everyone is happy.  The privately funded, $170 million renovation includes a park, a zoo and a museum of the country’s history, with exhibits adorning walls once stained with the blood of prisoners....
02:00 2019-10-12

This Rock Shelter in Ethiopia May Be the Earliest Evidence of Humans Living in the Mountains Archaeologists working in the Bale Mountains of Ethiopia have uncovered the earliest evidence to date of human habitation in a high-altitude environment. Living over 11,000 feet above sea level, these early mountaineers ate rodents to survive the harsh ice age conditions.Read more......
00:26 2019-08-10

LGBT tour operator faces death threats over Ethiopia trip Religious groups in Ethiopia are urging authorities to ban a trip organised by US-based travel company that caters to gay men and lesbiansAn LGBT tour operator has received death threats and hate messages on social media after launching a holiday to Ethiopia. Chicago-based Toto Tours’ 16-day trip to...
16:52 2019-06-06

Ethiopia coup attempt leaves regional leader dead – reports General reported as being behind armed attempt to seize power in Amhara stateThe head of Ethiopia’s Amhara state and his adviser were killed during a coup attempt in their state that was orchestrated by its top general, the country’s media has reported.Ambachew Mekonnen and his adviser were attacked...
10:52 2019-06-23

Face of Lucy's ancestors revealed by 3.8 million-year-old skull in Ethiopia The discovery of a rare 3.8-million-year-old hominin skull unearthed in Ethiopia promises to offer fresh insights into the complexities of early human evolution....
09:13 2019-08-29

Ethiopia to hold autonomy referendum for ethnic Sidama in November: Fana Ethiopia on Thursday granted its ethnic Sidama community a referendum in November on self-determination, with a view to creating the country's 10th autonomous region, Fana news agency reported....
20:00 2019-08-29

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg apologizes to victims of Ethiopia, Indonesia crashes In his first remarks to news media about two deadly crashes involving his company's planes, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg apologized to the victims' families....
22:39 2019-05-30

Assassinations in Ethiopia amidst regional ‘coup’ attempt, condemned by UN chief The assassination of the chief of staff of the Ethiopian army and killing of a regional governor in what the Government has described as a regional coup attempt, has been condemned by the UN Secretary-General. ...
21:52 2019-06-23

Maine city offers homeless people tents as it faces affordable housing shortage Officials say under municipal and state policy the city can’t put people into temporary housing like hotel rooms in nice weatherFacing a shortage of affordable housing or shelter accommodation options, Maine’s homeless people, or those at imminent risk of becoming homeless, are being offered tents a...
23:39 2019-07-05

State projects leave tens of thousands of lives in the balance in Ethiopia – study Giant dam and irrigated sugar plantations mean people in lower Omo valley face starvation and conflict, says US thinktankA giant dam and irrigated sugar plantations are “wreaking havoc” in southern Ethiopia and threaten to wipe out tens of thousands of indigenous peoples , a US-based thinktank has c...
09:26 2019-06-13

Ethiopia's army chief, top regional officials killed in northern coup attempt Ethiopia's army chief of staff and the regional president of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two related attacks when a general tried to seize control of Amhara in an attempted coup, the prime minister's office said on Sunday....
15:13 2019-06-23

Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa wins marathon gold at World Athletics Championships Ethiopia has scored its first marathon title since 2001 with Lelisa Desisa placing first at the World Athletics Championships in Qatar. The race began just before midnight to avoid the brutal daytime heat....
11:00 2019-10-06

Ethiopia's chief of army staff was killed in Addis Ababa by bodyguard: PM's office Ethiopia's army chief of staff was killed in his home in Addis Ababa by his bodyguard, the prime minister's office said on Sunday, linking the attack to Saturday's coup attempt in the northern state of Amhara....
12:26 2019-06-23

More funds needed to counter ‘persistent and multi-faceted humanitarian problems’ in Ethiopia Ethiopia is beset by “persistent and multi-faceted humanitarian problems”, the United Nations relief chief said on Tuesday, calling for more international funding as well as support for the Government-led response to the country’s displacement crisis....
21:00 2019-09-10

UN chief ‘deeply saddened’ by Ethiopia plane crash which killed 157, including at least 21 UN workers An Ethiopian  Airlines flight crashed shortly after take off from the capital Addis Ababa on Sunday, killing more than 150 people on board. The UN  Secretary-General António Guterres said in a statement that he was “deeply saddened at the tragic loss of lives” , as reports emerged that UN staff were...
22:13 2019-05-21

Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia's prime minister, wins 2019 Nobel peace prize Award recognises efforts for peace, in particular in resolving Eritrea border conflictNobel peace prize - live updatesAbiy Ahmed, the prime minister of Ethiopia who forged a peace deal with Eritrea last year, has won the 2019 Nobel peace prize.The award recognised Abiy’s “efforts to achieve peace an...
13:26 2019-10-11

Communities in Ethiopia's Somali Region face chronic drought linked to climate change This year the 'belg' rainy season once again failed to bring much needed relief to the drought-striken region. Pastoral communities say they fear for the future of their livelihoods as experts blame climate change....
18:39 2019-09-23

Let us keep ‘their spirit of service alive’: Guterres leads tributes to UN workers who died in Ethiopia crash United Nations flags flew at half-mast around the world on Monday to honour the more than 150 people killed in Sunday’s Ethiopian Airlines crash, including at least 21 UN workers....
22:13 2019-05-21

Ethiopia’s army chief, 3 other officials killed in renegade general’s coup attempt, government says The government blamed the attack on a brigadier general who had been imprisoned for his political views by the previous government and was recently granted amnesty....
05:13 2019-06-24

Boeing CEO acknowledges ‘mistake’ in handling of cockpit warning problem before Max jet crashes in Ethiopia, Indonesia PARIS (AP) — Boeing CEO acknowledges ‘mistake’ in handling of cockpit warning problem before Max jet crashes in Ethiopia, Indonesia. The post Boeing CEO acknowledges ‘mistake’ in handling of cockpit warning problem before Max jet crashes in Ethiopia, Indonesia appeared first ...
20:39 2019-06-16

Kids' magazine Highlights denounces 'unconscionable' migrant family separation In a statement published Tuesday on Twitter, CEO Kent Johnson spoke against the "practice of separating immigrant children from their families."        ...
20:39 2019-06-27

EBRI Q1 2019 results: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Laos top list of most-improved investor locations since 2013 The Euromoney Belt and Road Index (EBRI) reveals the Middle East leapfrogging Africa, with its economic and investor climate improving for the first time....
23:00 2019-05-29

Where Egypt's best ancient wonders are kept Egypt has always had far more treasures than a single museum could display. From Cairo's classic Egyptian Museum to the intriguing Museum of Mummification in Luxor, these are the best ones to visit....
13:00 2019-09-26

There's a secret way into Egypt's new museum Cairo's spectacular Grand Egyptian Museum doesn't open for another two years. But for $250, there's a way to sneak inside and get a "secret" preview tour....
16:00 2019-08-09

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of peaceful protest, demonstrators now deserve Europe's full support....
20:13 2019-06-03

London housing shortage: home building is rising at a slower rate in London than any other region The number of houses being built is rising at a slower rate in London than any other region despite the capital having the most acute homes shortage, according to analysis today....
21:00 2019-09-02

| Egypt's opposition destroyed under Sisi Since ousting Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi in 2011, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has moved to crush opponents, whether Islamists or liberals....
06:52 2019-09-28

Egypt says 14 killed in road accident CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says a car crash has left 14 people dead and 10 others injured in the capital, Cairo. The county’s ambulance authority said in a statement the accident took place Wednesday when two microbuses crashed on a highway in the southern suburb of Helwan. The statement says the inju...
16:52 2019-06-12

Last of the Kings of Egypt: The Ptolemaic Dynasty Ptolemaic Egypt is distinctive in being both the last independent Egyptian dynasty and the last Hellenistic kingdom to fall to Rome. The Ptolemies were not native Egyptians, but Greek and Macedonian by descent. ...
04:39 2019-09-24

Several Protests Break Out In Egypt, Several Arrested Rare small protests broke out on Friday in Cairo and other Egyptian cities calling for the removal of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi but police quickly dispersed them, AFP journalists reported....
06:26 2019-09-22

The hotel with a view of Egypt's pyramids Egypt has been attracting tourists for centuries and some of its oldest hotels survive today, offering classic luxury with some of the best views of the country's thrilling ancient wonders....
17:52 2019-07-24

Ancient Egypt's enduring mysteries Like the legendary curse of the mummy, ancient Egypt refuses to stay buried in the past. Every so often it comes back to life -- in the 1920s with the discovery of King Tut's tomb; in the 1970s with the global tour of those golden masks; and most recently with a flurry of astonishing discoveries usi...
12:39 2019-08-14

Egypt receives 101 more mine-resistant vehicles from U.S. The final 101 of 930 mine-resistant military vehicles were delivered by the United States to the Egyptian armed forces, the U.S. Army announced this week....
20:26 2019-07-31

More than 1,100 detained in Egypt after protests: rights monitors Egyptian authorities have detained more than 1,100 people since the weekend, when protests were held in several cities calling on President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to quit, human rights monitors said on Wednesday....
15:52 2019-09-25

Egypt agrees to pay Israel $500 million to end gas dispute CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says it has struck a deal with the state-owned Israel Electric Corp to settle a fine for halting deliveries of natural gas. A statement from Egypt’s Petroleum Ministry said the settlement deal, which was signed Sunday, would reduce the $1.7 billion fine to $500 million. It s...
17:13 2019-06-17

Understanding the Gods of Egypt: In Unison With Nature Ancient Egypt is a never ending source of inspiration for many of us – their myths, their history, and their art are so wonderful and enigmatic, that they have intrigued researchers for decades.  ...
17:52 2019-08-31

Amnesty: Egypt should investigate death of inmate Rights group Amnesty International is urging Egyptian authorities to carry out an impartial investigation into the death of an inmate at Egypt’s most notorious prison amid torture allegations...
09:39 2019-08-24

Egypt says it will participate in Trump’s peace workshop CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s government says it will take part in the Trump administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace conference in Bahrain. The state-run news agency quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez as saying Saturday that the Egyptian delegation will be led by a deputy finance mi...
03:26 2019-06-23

Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on Friday with his goal just before halftime, when he weaved in from the left wing, played a one-two with Ayman Ashraf, and shot into the right corner of ...
04:00 2019-06-22

Egypt Is on Edge as Security Tightens Over Protests Nearly 2,000 Egyptians have been arrested since surprise protests against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi erupted last weekend. Their instigator has called for more on Friday....
09:39 2019-09-27

Egypt Protests Came as a Total Shock. The Man Behind Them Is Just as Surprising. The videos of a potty-mouthed millionaire, who cheerfully insults the president, spurred protests across Egypt. His influence came out of the blue; no one knows how far it can go or long it can last....
20:13 2019-09-22

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive structure just south of Cairo....
19:26 2019-07-15

Egypt to hike electricity prices in July Egypt says it will raise electricity prices for households and businesses by an average of 15 percent, the latest in a series of austerity measures aimed at boosting the economy....
21:01 2019-05-21

Opinion: Egypt's suffering has reached its limits A fresh wave of demonstrations has broken out in Egypt. The el-Sissi regime is alarmed, but has learned from the past, writes Rainer Hermann of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung....
15:13 2019-09-29

Uganda v Egypt: African Cup of Nations – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the match in Group ACameroon and Ghana headline day of stalematesAny comments? You can email Paul | tweet @Paul_Doyle 9.25pm BST 67 min: Onyango goes down and asks for treatment. The ball was nowhere near him at the time so it’s not clear what’s wrong. 9.24pm BST 65 min...
22:39 2019-06-30

Egypt rights group says nearly 2,000 arrested since protests Rare protests erupted in Cairo and several other provinces last Friday with hundreds of Egyptians taking to the streets. The demonstrations followed corruption allegations levelled by a self-exiled businessman against el-Sissi and the military....
09:13 2019-09-27

Protesters and police clash in Egypt for second day running Teargas and live rounds fired at demonstrators in Suez after crowds call for the removal of president Abdel Fattah al-SisiEgyptian security forces have clashed with hundreds of anti-government protesters in the port city of Suez in a second day of demonstrations against the Sisi regime, firing tear ...
06:26 2019-09-22

Egypt Braces for More Anti-Sisi Protests Security forces braced for a second weekend of protests calling for the removal of President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi amid the largest wave of arrests in six years....
16:39 2019-09-27

Protests in Egypt demand el-Sissi's ouster Small anti-government protests have broken out in Cairo and other Egyptian cities. Such public shows of dissent against strongman President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi are rare in the country....
03:13 2019-09-21

The beautiful team goal that knocked Egypt out "Egypt have been knocked out of the Africa Cup of Nations after a late goal from Thembinkosi Lorch condemned them to a shock defeat to South Africa."...
00:26 2019-07-07

Egypt: 11 tourists safe after hot air balloon incident LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say 11 tourists are safe after their hot air balloon drifted away, forcing them to land in the country’s southern desert. The officials say the tourists — five Indians, four Chinese, a British and an Egyptian — were ballooning over ancient Egyptian temple...
14:00 2019-06-20

In Egypt, Scattered Protests Break Out for Second Week Given the risks of dissent in Egypt, where President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has jailed thousands, the protests represent a stunning challenge to his authority....
19:26 2019-09-27

Facebook says it removed 211 accounts in UAE, Nigeria and Egypt Facebook Inc on Thursday said it removed several pages, groups and accounts on its platforms that were engaged in "coordinated inauthentic behavior", originating from the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Nigeria....
05:13 2019-10-04

Egypt Accuses UN Of Trying To "Politicise" Ex-President's Death Egypt accused the United Nations on Wednesday of seeking to "politicise" the death of the country's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi by calling for an "independent inquiry"....
22:26 2019-06-19

| Egypt raids businesses over funding plot Egyptian authorities have raided 19 businesses allegedly tied to the Muslim Brotherhood and accused of funding a plot to overthrow the state, the interior ministry has announced....
19:13 2019-06-27

Sisi says Egypt will not accept anything against Palestinian wishes Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, speaking about the unannounced U.S. Mideast peace plan, said on Sunday that his country would not accept anything undesired by the Palestinians....
02:26 2019-06-03

Anti-Sisi Protests Rekindle in Egypt Hundreds of Egyptians marched in Cairo and other cities on Friday in a second weekend of protests calling for the removal of President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi amid the largest wave of arrests since he took office....
10:13 2019-09-28

Egypt calls on Christie's not to auction Tut sculpture Egyptian officials have asked Christie's auction house in London to forgo the sale of a statue of Tutankhamun, saying it was stolen from Egypt and should be returned....
12:13 2019-06-12

Egypt halts hot air ballooning in Luxor after incident LUXOR (AP) — Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning rides over ancient sites in Luxor after strong winds took 11 tourists off course the day before and forced them to land in the country’s southern desert. Local authorities said on Friday the rides would not resume until an investigation is co...
13:00 2019-06-21

Egypt sack coach after exit from Cup of Nations "Egypt coach Javier Aguirre became the first casualty of the Africa Cup of Nations as he was sacked just hours after the hosts were bundled out of the tournament by South Africa in the round of 16."...
12:00 2019-07-07

Egypt says its forces kill 4 militants in Sinai CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says security forces have killed 4 militants in the restive northern part of Sinai Peninsula. The Interior Ministry says the four were killed in a shootout with police south of the Mediterranean city of el-Arish on Saturday. It says the police seized automatic rifles, bombs and ex...
13:26 2019-06-08

Egypt hikes fuel prices by up to 22 percent Egypt has hiked up fuel and cooking gas prices, in further austerity measures designed to overhaul the country’s ailing economy, but inflicting a heavy cost on the poor and the middle class...
13:13 2019-07-05

Egypt frees ex-diplomat who called for referendum CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian rights lawyer says a former diplomat who called for a referendum on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s government has been released from jail. Khaled Ali says his client, Masoum Marzouk, was released earlier this week along with four activists. Marzouk was arre...
17:39 2019-05-25

| Six suspected jihadists killed in Egypt: ministry Six suspected jihadists have been killed in a shootout with police near the Bahariya oasis southwest of the Egyptian capital, the interior ministry says....
01:39 2019-09-07

Egypt: The security situation remains tense Lufthansa and British Airways canceled flights to Cairo over the weekend, citing security concerns. Although they were reticent with details, the situation in Egypt, and particularly in North Sinai, is indeed unstable....
03:52 2019-07-23

Unpacking the Ten Plagues of Egypt: A Scientific Explanation Could there be a scientific explanation and a sequence of natural disasters that caused the 10 Plagues of Egypt?  ...
01:26 2019-07-23

Want an extra $10,000? Consider moving to these states The imbalance of geographic opportunity in the U.S. is resulting in shrinking populations and causing a brain drain of educated workers in many states. To combat this, some states are offering money and other incentives to get people to move there....
18:26 2019-07-10

Hasbro CEO: Moving out of China has 'gone very well for us' Hasbro has been focused on diversifying its manufacturing operations since 2012 due to "enterprise risk reasons." "We're seeing great opportunities in Vietnam, India and other territories like Mexico," the CEO said....
00:52 2019-08-28

The Cavaliers are moving on from JR Smith For teams looking to add another shooter to their rosters, a former NBA champion is set to become available. The Cleveland Cavaliers will waive and stretch JR Smith before his contract for next season becomes guaranteed Monday, according to ESPN. Smith will become a free agent. The Cavaliers, who ha...
22:00 2019-07-15

Hasbro CEO says moving out of China has 'gone very well for us' Hasbro has been focused on diversifying its manufacturing operations since 2012 due to "enterprise risk reasons." "We're seeing great opportunities in Vietnam, India and other territories like Mexico," the CEO said....
12:52 2019-08-28

We're All Going to be Moving to Siberia by Century's End If you’re the type to speculate on real estate and humanity not getting its shit together to address climate change, may I interest you in a little corner of the world called Siberia. Read more......
01:39 2019-06-11

'Game changing' skull of 3.8 million-year-old human ancestor discovered in Ethiopia Scientists have recreated the face of an early human ancestor after a "remarkably complete" skull dating back 3.8 million years was discovered in Ethiopia....
06:26 2019-08-29

Egypt TV says ousted president Morsi dies in court CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s state TV says the country’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has collapsed during a court session and died. The state TV says the 67-year-old Morsi was attending a session Monday in his trial on espionage charges when he blacked out and then died. His body was taken t...
18:39 2019-06-17

Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi dies in court Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has died during a court hearing. The democratically elected Islamist held power for just one year before being ousted by the military in 2013....
20:39 2019-06-17