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China Appoints Veteran Diplomat Sun Weidong As New Envoy To India

China has appointed veteran diplomat Sun Weidong, an expert in South Asian affairs and worked closely with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar during his tenure as Ambassador in Beijing, as its new...

China Appoints Veteran Diplomat Sun Weidong As New Envoy To India

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Trump administration names veteran diplomat Donald Booth as envoy for Sudan The United States on Wednesday named veteran diplomat Donald Booth as its envoy to Sudan amid an international push for a peaceful transition after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
21:00 2019-06-12

In Apparent Reference To PoK, China's New Envoy Appeals To India: Report As Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to visit India later this year for his second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, China has said the two neighbours should not allow any......
12:13 2019-07-20

Newly-Appointed Chinese Envoy Vows To Work For Better China-India Ties Newly-appointed Chinese envoy to India Sun Weidong arrived in New Delhi on Sunday and resolved to work for building better ties between the two Asian giants....
15:39 2019-07-21

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 people have been killed following last week's military crackdown....
11:52 2019-06-13

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU's special envoy for Venezuela The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc's special envoy for Venezuela....
14:39 2019-05-28

| Zimbabwe summons US envoy in protest over sanctions on diplomat Zimbabwe has summoned the US ambassador to Harare to protest US travel sanctions imposed on its envoy to Tanzania over his alleged role in a military crackdown that left six civilians dead last year....
12:13 2019-08-03

‘I don’t like to give up': veteran UN envoy reveals how two decades of quiet diplomacy gave birth to North Macedonia Last June, a historic agreement settled a 27-year-long name dispute between two countries, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Greece. One man, Matthew Nimetz,  patiently led the negotiations on behalf of the United Nations for over two decades and he told UN News, in an exclusive intervie...
22:13 2019-05-21

VMware Appoints Pradeep Nair to Lead India Operations Global enterprise software leader VMware on Friday announced to appoint Pradeep Nair as vice president and managing director for its India operations....
03:52 2019-08-03

Mercedes-Benz India Appoints Santosh Iyer As VP, Sales And Marketing Santosh Iyer has two decades of diverse experience in the Indian automobile domain spreading across sales, marketing, retail, customer service and corporate affairs....
11:00 2019-06-12

We Must Act Against Terror For Fruitful Talks With India: Ex-Pak Diplomat Supporting India's determination that "talks and terror" cannot go together, a former top Pakistani diplomat has said another high-level meeting between the two countries would be fruitless unless......
14:00 2019-06-12

India-US Defence Deals Clear And Transparent, Top US Diplomat Tells NDTV At a time when defence deals with other countries have come under immense scrutiny in India, United States Consul General in Mumbai told NDTV there have been no questions when it comes to defence......
12:52 2019-06-29

Google appoints Stanley Chen to head Greater China sales, operations Alphabet Inc's Google has appointed Stanley Chen as its managing director of Greater China sales and operations, the company said in a statement on Monday....
07:39 2019-06-17

Senior Chinese diplomat urges India and Pakistan to avoid unilateral actions China is gravely concerned about situation in Kashmir, senior diplomat Wang Yi said on Friday, following a meeting with Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, the Foreign Ministry said....
20:52 2019-08-09

Senior China diplomat says important for U.S.-China to meet face-to-face Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi, who meet with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday, said it was important for China and the United States to meet face-to-face and cooperate no matter how many problems may arise....
12:52 2019-08-01

US and China row over 'dangerous' Hong Kong reports on diplomat The US has slammed Chinese-backed media in Hong Kong for their reports on a US envoy who met pro-democracy activists. China is trying to frame mass protests in Hong Kong as being fueled by the West....
13:13 2019-08-10

Pompeo criticizes China after meeting top diplomat in Bangkok U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday criticized China's actions in Asia after meeting his Chinese counterpart for the first time this year amid political tension between the two countries....
05:39 2019-08-02

US would be 'stupid' to treat China as an enemy, senior diplomat says A senior Chinese diplomat told an international forum in Beijing Monday there could be "disastrous" consequences if the US treats China as an "enemy."...
13:01 2019-07-09

Audi India Appoints Balbir Singh Dhilon As New Head, Rahil Ansari Moves To Audi's Headquarters Balbir Singh Dhilon re-joined Audi India in July 2018 after his previous stint between 2007 and 2012. He currently heads dealer development in the country....
19:26 2019-07-12

China's top diplomat says ties with Australia 'unsatisfactory' after meeting with Payne Wang Yi criticises ‘relaunch’ of China-Australian relations as Marise Payne defends Huawei banThe progress of repairing China-Australia ties, strained over Canberra’s concerns about Chinese influence in its domestic affairs, has been “unsatisfactory”, said China’s top diplomat after meeting his Aust...
08:13 2019-08-03

US hits back at China for targeting diplomat in Hong Kong State department condemns ‘dangerous’ reports identifying US envoy after supposed meeting with activistsOfficial Chinese media reports about a US diplomat who met with student leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement “have gone from irresponsible to dangerous” and must stop, the US state depart...
12:13 2019-08-10

China summons U.S. diplomat to complain about Hong Kong remarks China summoned a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about U.S. comments on Hong Kong, after proposed U.S. legislation that would require the government to justify the continuation of special treatment for the territory....
15:52 2019-06-14

India Not Buying Oil From Iran After US Waivers Expired: Envoy India has stopped importing oil from Iran after American waivers granted to eight buyers expired early this month, New Delhi's envoy in Washington has said, becoming the latest country to comply with......
01:39 2019-05-25

US Calls China "Thuggish Regime" For Singling Out Diplomat In Hong Kong A U.S. State Department spokeswoman on Thursday called China a "thuggish regime" for disclosing the photographs and personal details of a U.S. diplomat who met with student leaders of Hong Kong's......
13:39 2019-08-09

Senior China diplomat says more U.S. tariffs incorrect way to resolve trade dispute Threatening more tariffs on Chinese goods was not a correct or constructive way to resolve the U.S.-China trade dispute, senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi said on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would slap a 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1....
06:39 2019-08-02

U.S. calls China 'thuggish regime' for singling out U.S. diplomat in Hong Kong A U.S. State Department spokeswoman on Thursday called China a "thuggish regime" for disclosing the photographs and personal details of a U.S. diplomat who met with student leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement....
03:13 2019-08-09

Watch: India's UN Envoy's "Hand Of Friendship" To Pakistani Journalists Syed Akbaruddin, India's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, made a symbolic gesture of extending "the hand of friendship" to Pakistan on Friday during a media briefing......
09:00 2019-08-17

India Has Ended Iranian Oil Imports, Haven't Imported Any: Envoy India has ended all imports of oil from Iran, Ambassador Harsh Vardhan Shringla in Washington said on Thursday, becoming the latest country to grudgingly comply with threatened US sanctions....
03:00 2019-05-24

Reached Consensus With India To Break Up And Down Circle: Chinese Envoy China and India have made a lot of progress in building trade ties in the last 14 years but there is still scope for improvement, outgoing Chinese envoy Luo Zhaohui said....
08:00 2019-05-22

Report: NBA veteran Stephenson to play in China Well-traveled NBA veteran Lance Stephenson reportedly has agreed to a one-year, $4 million deal with the Liaoning Flying Leopards of the Chinese Basketball Association....
21:13 2019-08-01

Germany's India envoy visits 'Nazi-inspired' Hindu group Ambassador Walter J Lindner's visit to the headquarters of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has stirred a controversy in India. Experts say the Hindu extremist group glorifies Adolf Hitler and his "cultural nationalism."...
01:39 2019-07-22

US' Decision To End Iran Oil Waivers Hurt India's Bottom Line: Envoy The decision of the United States to stop issuing waivers for the purchase of Iranian oil has hurt India's bottom line and New Delhi hopes that Washington will show similar flexibility in issues it......
09:00 2019-08-07

Trump's Kashmir Mediation Offer "Not On Table Anymore": India's US Envoy US President Donald Trump has made it clear that his offer of mediation on Kashmir is "not on the table anymore", a top Indian diplomat said on Monday....
10:26 2019-08-13

US calls China ‘thuggish regime’ for targeting American diplomat who met Hong Kong protesters State department angered by Beijing’s apparent release of personal information about diplomat’s familyA US official has described China as a “thuggish regime” for disclosing the photographs and personal details of a US diplomat who met student leaders involved in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement.T...
04:00 2019-08-09

Nepal Can Reap Huge Benefits From India's Economic Growth: Indian Envoy Nepal can reap huge benefits from the steady economic growth of India, which is poised to be a $5 trillion economy by 2025, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri has said....
16:39 2019-07-19

With Esper, Pentagon inherits an army veteran long focused on China In the opinion of Army Secretary Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the U.S. military, Washington was late to recognize that America will be locked in a strategic competition with China for years to come....
03:13 2019-06-19

Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Lam stabbed at event in China BEIJING — Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam was stabbed in the stomach Saturday while attending an event in southern China, with police saying his injuries were not life-threatening. The motive was unclear. A suspect was detained following the attack in the Zhongshan Huoju Development Zone in Guangd...
12:26 2019-07-20

China's envoy to London laments "Cold War mentality" China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the "Cold War mentality" it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kong, China's ambassador to London said on Sunday....
14:00 2019-07-07

China's envoy to London laments 'Cold War mentality' China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the "Cold War mentality" it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kong, China's ambassador to London said on Sunday....
13:00 2019-07-07

China's new U.N. envoy says Beijing ready to fight U.S. on trade China's new ambassador to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, said on Friday that if the United States wanted to fight China on trade, "then we will fight" and warned that Beijing was prepared to take countermeasures over new U.S. tariffs....
21:13 2019-08-02

U.N. rights boss welcome in China, including Xinjiang, envoy says China's envoy in Geneva said on Thursday that he hoped U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet would visit China, including Xinjiang, where he said "education training centers" were helping to stamp out extremism and give people new skills....
16:39 2019-06-13

The Latest: China envoy says reporting on protests distorted China’s ambassador to Britain has accused news media of distorted reporting about Hong Kong protests against a wildly unpopular extradition bill, insisting the territory’s authorities initiated the proposed change, not Beijing...
15:13 2019-06-13

China Summons US Envoy To Complain About Hong Kong Remarks China summoned a senior US diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about US comments on Hong Kong, after proposed US legislation that would require the government to justify the continuation of......
01:13 2019-06-15

China Rejects US Envoy's Call For Talks With Dalai Lama China on Tuesday rejected US Ambassador Terry Branstad's call to Beijing to engage in "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama, saying it was firmly opposed to "foreign interference" in Tibet and......
16:26 2019-05-28

Ties with China beneficial, its envoy tells new El Salvador leader El Salvador's decision to establish ties with China was correct and the two countries have bright prospects, a Chinese envoy told El Salvador's maverick new president, who has been critical of Beijing....
04:52 2019-06-01

Top China envoy: US ‘fanning flames’ of Hong Kong protests China’s top diplomat is accusing the U.S. and other Western nations of “fanning the flames” of street protests in Hong Kong targeting Beijing and Hong Kong’s leadership...
08:39 2019-08-02

Chinese envoy says Canada-China relations have hit ‘rock bottom’ The remarks come at a time of heightened tensions following the December arrest of Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on an extradition request by the United States....
02:52 2019-05-24

US envoy decries lack of foreign response to China's attack on Islam Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt have been silent in the face of the mass incarceration of Uighur MuslimsThe US envoy on religious liberty has said he is “disappointed” at the response of governments in the Islamic world to China’s mass incarceration of Uighur Muslims, suggesting the...
02:00 2019-06-11

China's envoy to Britain laments 'Cold War mentality' over Hong Kong protests China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the "Cold War mentality" it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kong, China's ambassador to London said on Sunday....
15:26 2019-07-07

CBOE Will Observe Two Minutes of Silence on Veteran's Day; Interest Rate Products Will Not Trade on Veteran's Day; Regular Trading Hours for All Other CBOE, CBSX and CFE Products Chicago, November 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will observe two minutes of silence, from 8:15 a.m. to 8:17 a.m. (Chicago time), in honor of Veteran's Day on Wednesday, November 11, 2009.Options on its 30-Year Treasury Bond (TYX), 5-Year Treasury Note (FVX), ...
13:26 2019-05-22

China vs. India vs. Australia vs. Japan Chinese stocks have been under-performing, but what about India, Japan, Australia? Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor Mark Galasiewski explain why he sees the light at the end of the tunnel for several regional markets....
19:26 2019-05-21

On Iranian Oil Import, A US Warning To India, China Any efforts to import Iranian crude oil beyond the accepted levels negotiated from November to May will be sanctioned, the US has warned, amidst reports that India and China were seeking ways to buy......
11:39 2019-05-31

China Hopes India Won't Be Influenced By US On Huawei China on Thursday hoped India won't be influenced by the US and take an independent judgment on Huawei after Washington told New Delhi that it would act against Indian firms found supplying American......
21:13 2019-06-20

China Congratulates India On Successful Chandrayaan 2 Launch China on Tuesday congratulated India on the successful launch of the Chandrayaan-2 and expressed its desire to work with New Delhi for outer space exploration as both countries stepped up their space......
04:13 2019-07-24

India, China "Do Not Pose Threats" To Each Other: Xi Jinping To PM Modi Chinese President Xi Jinping told Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday that India and China "do not pose threats" to each other as he expressed Beijing's willingness to join New Delhi in pushing......
20:13 2019-06-13

"Differences Should Not Become Disputes": India To China Amid J&K Move Foreign Minister S Jaishankar today sent out a crucial message to China, which recently expressed its strong disapproval of the government's Kashmir move, especially the creation of a separate Union......
15:13 2019-08-12

China's ByteDance plans to set up data center in India China's ByteDance said it plans to open a data center in India, where it is facing concerns about consumer privacy and demands for a ban on its hugely popular video app TikTok....
17:39 2019-07-22

India's Population To Surpass China "Around 2027": UN Report India, projected to surpass China as the world's most populous country around 2027, is expected to add nearly 273 million people between now and 2050 and will remain the most populated country through......
05:39 2019-06-18

India, China, Russia Have No Sense Of Pollution: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has yet again attacked other big economies over climate change, claiming countries like India, China and Russia don't have "good" air or water and they don't fulfil their......
19:26 2019-06-05

China Asks India To Join Fight Against "Unilateralism, Protectionism" China has said it values India's concerns on the bilateral trade imbalance and is willing to discuss new approaches to address the issue and asked New Delhi to join Beijing in its fight against......
15:00 2019-07-20

India continues search for air force plane lost near China NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities are continuing to search for an air force plane that went missing on Monday near the border with China. The navy tweeted Wednesday that it has deployed long-range aircraft using infra-red sensors to search dense forest. The air force said on Twitter that it is usi...
13:52 2019-06-05

Trump embraces Modi, despite disputes with India, in message to China President Trump lavished praise on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G-20 summit in Japan, turning an expected confrontation over trade into a show of unity at China’s expense....
00:52 2019-06-29

China warns India of 'reverse sanctions' if Huawei is blocked China has told India not to block its Huawei Technologies from doing business in the country, warning there could be consequences for Indian firms operating in China, sources with knowledge of the matter said....
04:39 2019-08-07

China Faces New Competition As India, Japan Eye Sri Lanka Port India, Japan and Sri Lanka are weighing the development of a terminal at the bustling port of Colombo in a country that's seen ongoing political controversies related to investments from China's Belt......
09:26 2019-05-28

Won't Let India, China Leverage "Growing Nation" Tag Now: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has said that India and China are no longer "developing nations" and were "taking advantage" of the tag from the WTO and asserted that he will not let it happen anymore....
03:52 2019-08-15

China Said to Warn India of Reverse Sanctions if Huawei Is Blocked China has told India not to block its Huawei Technologies from doing business in the country, warning there could be consequences for Indian firms operating in China, Reuters sources said....
17:52 2019-08-06

India Removed From US Currency Monitoring List, China Stays The US Treasury Department has removed India from its currency monitoring list of major trading partners. It, however, continued to keep China on its watch list, while urging the Asian nation to take......
06:39 2019-05-29

India's Economic Growth Drops To 5.8% In March Quarter, Behind China India's GDP or gross domestic product grew 5.8 per cent in the January-March period, government data showed on Friday. With that, India lost its position as the fastest-growing major economy of the......
16:00 2019-05-31

India Shouldn't Interfere In Choice Of Dalai Lama's Successor: China The successor of the Dalai Lama has to be decided within China and any interference by India on the issue will impact bilateral ties, Chinese authorities have said....
22:13 2019-07-14

India Seen Losing Fastest Growing Major Economy Spot To China A Reuters survey of economists forecast growth slipped to 6.3 per cent annually in the three months ending in March, its slowest pace in six quarters...
20:39 2019-05-30

On Data Localisation, US President Donald Trump's Signal To India, China US President Donald Trump today indirectly criticised China and India's insistence on data localisation, saying it obstructs digital trade flow. "US seeks free flow of data... and is eager to work......
08:52 2019-06-28

India's foreign minister visits China amid Kashmir crisis The crisis in India-controlled Kashmir, which is reeling from New Delhi's shock decision this week to revoke its autonomy, is likely to dominate the talks between India's foreign minister and Chinese officials....
14:39 2019-08-11

China's Xi Jinping Ready To Visit India This Year After PM Modi's Invite Chinese president Xi Jinping has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to visit India later this year for an informal summit, the foreign ministry said today....
15:13 2019-06-13

China's Ambassador To India Luo Zhaohui Appointed Vice Foreign Minister Outgoing Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui has been elevated as vice-minister of foreign affairs. Announcing Mr Luo's appointment as the vice foreign minister, China's State Council or the......
15:39 2019-05-29

India, China In Sri Lanka's Visa On Arrival Service Stopped After Bombing Sri Lanka on Wednesday included India and China in the free visa on arrival scheme to revive the country's tourism sector which witnessed a slump following the Easter Sunday bombings....
08:26 2019-07-25

Sales Slumps In China, India Clobber Automakers Banking On Asia Hit by a slowing economy, the US-China trade war and the chaotic implementation of new emission rules, vehicle sales logged a 12th straight month of declines in June....
11:26 2019-08-01

China, India And Pakistan Increasing Size Of Nuclear Arsenals: Report At the start of 2019, the United States, Russia, Britain, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea had a total of some 13,865 nuclear weapons...
11:52 2019-06-17

China Elected Food and Agriculture Organisation Head, India Withdraws China's Qu Dongyu has been elected the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) - a race from which India withdrew its candidate earlier this month....
09:26 2019-06-24

India's Payment Apps Race To Catch Up With China In Squeezing Out Cash In India, digital payments have climbed more than five times since 2015 to 22.4 transactions per person in the year ended March, Reserve Bank of India figures show....
12:39 2019-08-16

"Internal Matter": India Rebuffs China's Comment On Ladakh Move India on Tuesday firmly rejected China's opposition to its move to create a separate Union Territory of Ladakh, calling it an internal matter of the country....
17:52 2019-08-06

KSL Cleantech Announces JV With China's Huaihai Holding Group To Make EVs In India The new entity, an equal partnership joint venture, will be called Huaihai-KSL Auto, and aims to launch 10 models in the electric two-wheeler and three-wheeler segments....
19:52 2019-07-31

China warns of ‘reverse sanctions’ if Huawei 5G is banned in India: sources Canada is also weighing whether it will permit Huawei to supply 5G equipment. The considerations come amid increasingly tense relations between Canada and Beijing -- sparked by the Vancouver arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou on U.S. charges....
23:00 2019-08-08

India's Ladakh Buddhist enclave jubilant at new status but China angered The Buddhist enclave of Ladakh cheered India's move to hive it off from Jammu and Kashmir state, a change that could spur tourism and help New Delhi counter China's influence in the contested western Himalayas....
19:00 2019-08-06

As Federal Reserve Cut Looms, HSBC Favours China Shares Over India Shanghai shares have gained 17 per cent so far this year. But they slid about 7.6 per cent between early May and early June as the US-China trade war re-escalated...
12:13 2019-07-11

In Counter To China, India Scores Big Sri Lanka Port Deal With Japan Sri Lanka Tuesday announced it is entering into partnership with India and Japan to develop a deep-sea container terminal next to a controversial $500-million Chinese-run container jetty in Colombo......
20:01 2019-05-28

Steinhoff appoints Theodore Klerk as CFO South African retailer Steinhoff said on Friday that Philip Dieperink will step down as chief financial officer and will be replaced by Theodore de Klerk effective Sept. 1....
23:39 2019-07-05

Exclusive: China warns India of 'reverse sanctions' if Huawei is blocked - sources China has told India not to block its Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] from doing business in the country, warning there could be consequences for Indian firms operating in China, sources with knowledge of the matter said....
17:52 2019-08-06

China, Pakistan slam India's move to change Kashmir's special status Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plan to change the status of Kashmir ran into fierce opposition from China and its ally Pakistan on Tuesday as the disputed territory lay under a telecoms blackout to forestall protests for a second day....
19:00 2019-08-06

Expect India To Be Among 3 Markets in APAC; China, Russia, Africa This Year: BMW Motorrad BMW Motorrad, the two-wheeler arm of German luxury carmaker BMW group, expects India to become its number three market in Asia Pacific, China, Russia and Africa region this year on the back of good......
12:52 2019-06-30

India, China Agree To Seek Mutually Acceptable Solution To Boundary Issue India and China have agreed to seek a fair, reasonable and mutually acceptable solution to the boundary question through negotiations, the government informed Rajya Sabha on Thursday....
23:00 2019-06-27

India celebrates control over key territory as China backs Pakistan at United Nations India’s nationalist leader celebrated his country’s Independence Day by touting his consolidation of control over territory also claimed by Pakistan as diplomats prepare for a rare United Nations meeting on the controversy....
01:26 2019-08-17

China says U.N. council members think India, Pakistan should refrain from unilateral action in Kashmir U.N. Security Council members believe India and Pakistan should refrain from taking unilateral action over the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir, China's U.N. envoy said on Friday after the council met on the issue for the first time in decades....
22:13 2019-08-16

Ailing BMW Appoints Production Chief Zipse as Next CEO BMW said it would appoint its current head of production, Oliver Zipse, as its next chief executive as the German auto maker contends with shrinking profits, global trade fights and the intensifying race to build electric cars....
00:39 2019-07-19

Hotspot Appoints Head of FX Liquidity Analysis NEW YORK and LONDON – April 26, 2017 – Hotspot, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for institutional foreign exchange (FX) trading globally, announced Jon Weinberg’s appointment as Head of FX Liquidity Analysis....
22:13 2019-05-21

Drugmaker Sanofi appoints Novartis' Hudson as CEO Sanofi has appointed Novartis executive Paul Hudson to replace CEO Olivier Brandicourt who will retire in September, France's biggest drugmaker said on Friday....
11:52 2019-06-07

BCCI CoA Appoints N. Gopalaswami As Electoral Officer The newly appointed Electoral Officer N. Gopalaswami will supervise the elections of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Indian Cricketers Association....
18:39 2019-06-07

UN Security Council discusses Kashmir, China urges India and Pakistan to ease tensions The Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing the issue directly within the UN body dedicated to resolving matters of international peace and security, for the first time since 1965. ...
07:52 2019-08-17

Sri Lanka appoints executioners for return of death penalty Four convicts to be put to death after president announced end to 42-year-old moratoriumSri Lanka has hired two executioners as it prepares to put four prisoners convicted of drug offences to death in what would be its first use of capital punishment for more than 40 years.The executioners were pick...
22:52 2019-06-28

Coffee Day Enterprises Appoints SV Ranganath As Interim Chairman Coffee Day Enterprises, the operator of the Cafe Coffee Day chain, on Wednesday announced the appointment of independent director SV Ranganath as the interim chairman of its board. His appointment at......
17:52 2019-07-31

UK PM May appoints Mel Stride new Leader of House of Commons: statement British lawmaker Mel Stride was appointed as the government's Leader of the House of Commons on Thursday, replacing Andrea Leadsom who quit in protest at Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy....
15:26 2019-05-23

Walmart appoints new head for its startup incubator Store No. 8 Walmart Inc said on Monday it has hired Scott Eckert to run its investment arm and startup incubator, Store No. 8, whose aim is to expand the retailer's e-commerce business in partnership with retail startups, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs....
19:13 2019-06-03

Trump Appoints Fierce Loyalist to Top Border Post The appointment of Thomas D. Homan to oversee border policy is likely to undercut the homeland security secretary’s traditional role as the top official responsible for border security....
20:13 2019-06-14

UPDATE 2-Drugmaker Sanofi appoints Novartis' Hudson as CEO Sanofi has appointed Novartis executive Paul Hudson to replace CEO Olivier Brandicourt who will retire in September, France's biggest drugmaker said on Friday....
10:13 2019-06-07

S.African airline Comair appoints joint CEOs South African airline Comair Ltd said on Wednesday it has appointed its former finance chief Glen Orsmond and Wrenelle Stander, an executive director, as joint chief executives to replace Erik Ventre who resigned....
16:39 2019-05-29

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum....
20:52 2019-06-28

Ontario government appoints advisory group for the Muskoka Watershed After the floods that inundated Ontario cottage country, the province has appointed a committee that will provide recommendations to help protect the Muskoka Watershed....
03:00 2019-08-08

Pakistan removes ISI spy agency head after eight months, appoints hardliner Pakistan on Sunday appointed a hardliner general as new chief of the powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency, replacing the agency's current head, Lieutenant General Asim Munir, after only eight months on the job....
22:00 2019-06-16

Barclays appoints Fater Belbachir global head of equities Barclays has appointed Fater Belbachir as global head of equities, the British bank said on Tuesday, the latest in a series of changes to senior management following the ousting of investment banking chief Tim Throsby in March....
18:52 2019-06-04

Kenya's president appoints Yatani as acting finance minister Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Labour Minister Ukur Yatani as acting finance minister after Henry Rotich was charged with corruption, the presidency said on Wednesday....
15:39 2019-07-24

F1: Alfa Romeo F1 Team Appoints Monchaux As Technical Director The Alfa Romeo Formula One team have appointed Jan Monchaux as technical director, replacing Ferrari-bound Simone Resta who leaves at the end of July....
13:26 2019-07-18

UK PM Johnson appoints Rees-Mogg as leader of the House of Commons British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appointed Jacob Rees-Mogg as leader of the House of Commons late on Wednesday, giving the prominent Brexit supporter his first ever government role....
00:39 2019-07-25

Papua New Guinea appoints reformer to crucial petroleum portfolio Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape installed a reformer as petroleum minister on Friday, handing him a mandate to overhaul the sector and warning investors to "pack up and leave" if they did not like it....
10:13 2019-06-07

Zara owner Inditex appoints new CEO in drive for digital growth Zara owner Inditex said it would split its dual role of chief executive and chairman, leaving Pablo Isla to lead the company and appointing Carlos Crespo as new CEO in a sign of the importance of digital strategy in driving sales growth....
22:52 2019-05-23

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting workload as he begins his new job as Florida’s first chief science officer would be an underestimation. From the increasing risk of ever stronger Atlantic hu...
09:52 2019-05-28

Finnish president appoints new center-left coalition government Finland's president formally appointed on Thursday a new center-left government, with Social Democrat leader Antti Rinne replacing the Centre Party's Juha Sipila as prime minister....
15:00 2019-06-06

Uber appoints new UK boss as London licence renewal nears Uber appointed a new boss for Britain and Ireland on Monday just over a month before its licence expires in London, one of its most important global markets where the regulator has previously stripped it of its right to operate....
12:13 2019-08-19

Malawi president appoints economist Mwanamvekha as finance minister Malawian President Peter Mutharika has appointed minister of agriculture Joseph Mwanamvekha, an economist and former banker, as finance minister in his new cabinet, the chief secretary to the government said on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-06-20

Sunny Deol Appoints Representative. Voters Betrayed, Says Congress Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol has appointed his representative in his parliamentary constituency Gurdaspur, who would "attend meetings" and follow "important matters" related to the city in his......
04:00 2019-07-02

Ukraine president appoints lawyer Bogdan as administration chief Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appointed lawyer Andriy Bogdan as the head of the presidential administration, a decree published on the presidential website said on Tuesday....
19:39 2019-05-21

The National Stock Exchange Appoints William Karsh as Special Advisor CHICAGO, IL, June 12, 2012 - National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), wholly-owned by the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX), announced today the appointment of William Karsh as Special Advisor....
06:39 2019-05-22

Belgian king appoints two advisers to find path toward coalition government Following an inconclusive election that laid bare Belgium's longrunning divisions, King Philippe has asked Foreign Minister Didier Reynders and former deputy Prime Minister Johan Vande Lanotte to look into the conditions required for forming a coalition government....
23:26 2019-05-30

CBOE APPOINTS BENJAMIN LONDERGAN, JONATHAN WERTS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHICAGO, March 6, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that Benjamin Londergan, Chief Executive Officer of Group One Trading, L.P. (Group One), and Jonathan Werts, Managing Director of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, were appointed to its board of directors. Mr. Lo...
14:13 2019-05-22

Cannabis Startup Surterra Wellness Appoints Former Kellogg CFO as Finance Chief Surterra Wellness Inc. Tuesday named former Kellogg Co. CFO Fareed Khan as its next finance chief, the cannabis startup’s latest senior appointment as it seeks to capitalize on legal marijuana sales....
18:52 2019-07-09

Sudan opposition coalition appoints five civilian members of sovereign council Sudan's opposition coalition on Sunday named five people as civilian members of the country's sovereign council to be sworn in on Monday, a source within the coalition told Reuters....
20:52 2019-08-18

Kenya appoints acting finance minister after Rotich graft charges Kenya's presidency appointed Labour Minister Ukur Yatani as acting finance minister on Wednesday, a day after incumbent Henry Rotich was charged with corruption....
15:39 2019-07-24

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
01:13 2019-05-23

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator in mandated Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge has appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
20:13 2019-05-22

UK Foreign Office Board Appoints Kumar Iyer First Indian-Origin Member Kumar Iyer has been appointed by the UK government as the Chief Economist of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), making him the first Indian-origin member of the department's management board....
13:52 2019-06-07

PM Modi Reconstitutes Niti Aayog, Appoints Amit Shah As Ex-Officio Member Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday approved reconstitution of government think-tank Niti Aayog, dropping Bibek Debroy while retaining other full-time members and including Home Minister Amit Shah......
20:13 2019-06-06

World Archery Appoints Abhinav Bindra In Panel To Pick Indian Teams  The World Archery appointed Abhinav Bindra as an "independent person" in a selection panel which will pick Indian team for the World Youth Championship....
21:52 2019-06-20

Balfour Beatty unit appoints counsel to probe U.S. Air Force base allegations A unit of British infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has appointed Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP to work with the U.S. Air Force and other authorities to investigate allegations that it falsified maintenance records at a U.S. Air Force base....
20:39 2019-07-15

Jussie Smollett incident isn't over: Chicago judge appoints special prosecutor to investigate A Cook County judge appointed a special prosecutor to probe the decision to drop charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett.        ...
20:39 2019-06-21

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appoints UNRWA deputy after scathing ethics report United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed a new top deputy at the U.N. Palestinian refugee agency after reports of rampant corruption -- including misconduct, nepotism and retaliation....
18:39 2019-08-02

China and India account for most internet users, 2019 Internet Trends report says The much anticipated annual internet statistics and trends report from Mary Meeker is here. The noted venture capitalist published her 333-slide Internet Trends report Tuesday ahead of a presentation at Recode’s Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. Meeker, the Bond Capital founder and former Klei...
10:26 2019-06-12

India, China Sign 4 Agreements To Strengthen People-To-People Ties India and China on Monday signed four agreements to strengthen cultural and people-to-people ties. The agreements were signed after External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart......
15:13 2019-08-12

What the hell is a ‘cyber diplomat’? I’m an avid consumer of any TV series or podcast that’s even remotely political. I love the drama, intrigue, maneuvering, and most of all, the power. But when it comes to the actual workings of the world of geopolitics, diplomacy, and backroom dealings (those are still a thing, right?), I’m kind of ...
14:13 2019-05-24

Ex-Filipino top diplomat says he’s being held at HK airport A former Philippine foreign secretary who accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity in court says he was barred from immediately entering Hong Kong and held at the airport for unclear reasons...
05:13 2019-06-21

Trump's use of tariffs could get 'out of control,' former US diplomat says U.S. President Donald Trump's latest threats to slap tariffs on Mexico may cause relations between the two neighbors to spiral "out of control," former U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman said Tuesday....
14:00 2019-06-04

Will Tackle Pak Wherever It Wants: Top Diplomat On World Court Challenge Hours after Pakistan announced its decision to approach the International Court of Justice against the Narendra Modi government's decision to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir, top diplomat Syed......
23:00 2019-08-20

Yemeni officials say top diplomat resigned over UN deal Yemeni officials say the country’s foreign minister has submitted his resignation to President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi due to differences over a U.N.-brokered peace deal...
20:39 2019-06-10

Iranian President Slams U.S. Sanctions on Top Diplomat Iran’s president slammed a U.S. decision to sanction his top diplomat as “childish,” saying it undermined the prospect of talks to defuse escalating tensions between the two countries....
15:26 2019-08-01

Top German diplomat warns against escalation in Gulf ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister says it remains important to stop any “spiral” of escalation in the Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran. Heiko Maas made the comment Sunday night in Abu Dhabi during a news conference with his Emirati cou...
17:26 2019-06-09

Diplomat lists Central Park South co-op for $2.5M The honorary consul of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Mexico, Nadine Karachi-Estrada, and her husband Fernando Estrada, are listing their two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit at 150 Central Park South for $2.49 million. It is also available as a rental asking $7,995 per month. The couple bought the 1,211-squar...
03:13 2019-06-13

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

It would be 'very hard' for anything like Tiananmen protests to happen again: Former US diplomat The Chinese embassy in the U.S. says others shouldn't interfere in its domestic situation and that "China's human rights are in the best period ever."...
14:00 2019-06-04

US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown Top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week...
20:39 2019-06-15

Norwegian diplomat pushes Venezuela talks against the odds BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Any negotiated settlement to Venezuela*s protracted crisis will likely be reached with the help of a self-effacing Scandinavian diplomat with a fondness for distance running. Dag Nylander is leading the exploratory talks between representatives of Nicolas Maduro and his oppon...
18:13 2019-05-31

Turkish diplomat, one other shot dead in Kurdish capital At least two people including a Turkish diplomat were shot dead on Wednesday in a rare attack in the capital of Iraq's northern Kurdish region, local security officials and Turkey's foreign ministry said....
18:52 2019-07-17

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan – At least one Turkish diplomat was killed in a shooting that took place on Wednesday in the Iraqi Kurdish capital, Kurdish security officials and Turkish media stated....
23:52 2019-07-17

Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions on Iran’s Top Diplomat Officials described the foreign minister of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who worked closely with the Obama administration, as being part of a “propaganda arm.”...
02:52 2019-08-01

Russia: U.S. diplomat Jon Huntsman leaving after failed policies Russian officials say the failure of U.S. policies are responsible for the resignation of ambassador Jon Huntsman, a day after he said he's leaving the post this fall....
22:39 2019-08-07

Kim Darroch: urbane diplomat who knew how to throw a party Darroch’s Washington soirees were places to be seen – especially for members of Trump administrationSir Kim Darroch earned the post of UK ambassador to the US after serving as a close adviser to the governments of Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and David Cameron. Related: Kim Darroch quits as UK ambassado...
02:52 2019-07-11

‘Executed’ North Korean diplomat is apparently still alive Reports of the death of North Korea’s special envoy to the United States — who South Korean media claimed was executed for the failed Hanoi summit — were greatly exaggerated. Kim Hyok Chol is in state custody while being investigated for his involvement in the much-hyped second meeting between...
20:13 2019-06-05

'Executed' North Korean diplomat is alive, sources say The North Korean diplomat who South Korea's largest newspaper said had been executed by firing squad is alive and in state custody, according to several sources familiar with the situation....
08:26 2019-06-04

State Department: Top U.S. diplomat in Africa to visit Sudan The United States top diplomat in Africa will be going to Sudan this week to ease tensions between the ruling military and opposition forces, the State Department said....
11:39 2019-06-11

US diplomat Pompeo holding talks with Dutch government U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is visiting the Netherlands for talks with his Dutch counterpart that are expected to touch on rising tensions between Washington and Tehran as well as the crisis in Venezuela and NATO funding....
12:01 2019-06-03

| Iraq warns of 'danger of war' as Iran's top diplomat visits Iraqi leaders have warned of the risks of war during a visit by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, whose country is locked in a tense standoff with the United States....
06:00 2019-05-28

Croatian diplomat suspended over bigoted Facebook posts Croatia has suspended a senior diplomat over Facebook posts praising a “pure” white Europe and blaming the LGBTQ community for pedophilia. Elizabeta Madjarevic was recalled from her posting in Germany on Monday after screenshots of numerous bigoted posts appeared in local media. “P...
20:13 2019-08-20

EU top diplomat says Europe will try to make sure 'escalation is avoided' between US, Iran The European Union's top diplomat, Federica Mogherini, insisted the world's largest trading bloc has a crucial role in the diffusing of military tensions between the United States and Iran....
21:00 2019-06-20

Brexit ‘shambles’ has ruined UK reputation, says senior diplomat Outgoing high commissioner in Singapore says Britain seen as divided and ‘careless of truth’Scott Wightman, Britain’s outgoing senior diplomat in Singapore, has said Britain is now seen worldwide as a country beset by division, obsessed with ideology and careless of truth.In a valedictory note, he c...
23:13 2019-06-12

Iran’s top diplomat unimpressed with Japan mediation offer TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister appears unimpressed with Japan’s offer to mediate in a crisis between Tehran and Washington, and says President Donald Trump should make his intentions clear about any talks with Iran through actions, not words. Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a l...
11:39 2019-05-28

UK’s Jeremy Hunt calls Trump ‘disrespectful’ over diplomat row British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt lashed back Tuesday at President Trump, calling his remarks about the UK’s US ambassador and Prime Minister Theresa May “disrespectful and wrong.” “@realDonaldTrump friends speak frankly so I will: these comments are disrespectful and wrong to our Prime Mi...
22:52 2019-07-09

Warrior on court, diplomat off it, classy Barty eases into week two Ash Barty has raised Australian hopes of a first Wimbledon singles title since 2002 by storming into the fourth round of the championships but the world number one has also managed to calmly dodge a rash of potential controversies in week one....
05:52 2019-07-07

Belarus diplomat shot by neighbor in Ankara over personal row: governor A Belarusian diplomat was shot and wounded by his neighbor in the Turkish capital Ankara late on Wednesday, Ankara's governor said, adding that the shooter had later committed suicide....
00:39 2019-07-25

Turkish jets bomb Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat killing Turkish warplanes have struck a mountainous region near the Iraq-Iran border, where a Kurdish separatist group is known to operate. Ankara blames them for Wednesday's killing of a Turkish diplomat in Erbil....
14:39 2019-07-19

Gunmen Kill Turkish Diplomat at Restaurant in Northern Iraq (IRBIL, Iraq) — Unknown gunmen opened fire inside a Turkish-owned restaurant in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil on Wednesday, killing at least one Turkish diplomat stationed in Ankara’s consulate and one Iraqi civilian, Turkish officials and Kurdish security forces said. The rare shooti...
21:26 2019-07-17

Turkish Diplomat Killed by Gunman in Iraqi Kurdish Region A Turkish diplomat was killed in the capital city of Iraq’s semiautonomous Kurdish region Wednesday when at least one gunman opened fire inside a restaurant where the consular official was having lunch...
20:26 2019-07-17

Turkish diplomat shot dead in middle of Iraq restaurant A prominent Turkish diplomat was among two people gunned down in a popular Iraqi restaurant in “a treacherous attack” that has officials in Turkey vowing to retaliate, the BBC reported Wednesday. The victim, who is not identified in the report but is thought to be Turkey’s deputy c...
19:39 2019-07-17

Belarusian diplomat shot by neighbor in Turkey over personal dispute ANKARA/MINSK – A Belarusian diplomat was shot and wounded by his neighbor in the Turkish capital Ankara late on Wednesday, Ankara’s governor said, adding that the shooter had later committed suicide. Alexander Poganshev was attacked by his neighbor, a retired soldier, while taking a walk with ...
01:52 2019-07-25

Jeremy Hunt suggests career diplomat should replace Kim Darroch Brexit party chair, whose partner is journalist who revealed leaked cables, called for a pro-Brexit envoyJeremy Hunt has suggested a career diplomat should replace Sir Kim Darroch as ambassador to Washington as the row over leaked diplomatic cables threatened to engulf the Brexit party.Isabel Oakesh...
16:52 2019-07-14

France sends top diplomat to Iran for talks to reduce tensions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic adviser traveled to Iran on Wednesday to hold talks with local officials as part of European efforts to reduce tensions in the Gulf region, a presidency official said....
21:26 2019-06-19

John Gunther Dean, US diplomat haunted by Cambodia, dies WASHINGTON (AP) — A veteran American diplomat who was haunted by his role in the evacuation of the U.S. Embassy in Cambodia during the dying days of the Khmer Republic has died. John Gunther Dean was 93. Dean’s family says he died June 6. Although Dean served as ambassador to Denmark, Lebanon,...
23:26 2019-06-11

Senior German diplomat in Tehran for nuclear deal talks A senior German diplomat is in Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington....
12:26 2019-05-23

'Purged' North Korean diplomat appears in state media High-ranking North Korean diplomat Kim Yong Chol was identified attending an art performance alongside leader Kim Jong Un in the country's state media on Sunday -- two days after one of South Korea's biggest newspapers said he had been banished and sentenced to hard labor and his deputy executed....
18:39 2019-06-03

German diplomat tells U.S., EU: don't use agriculture to block trade deal The United States and European Union should use common sense to move forward with formal negotiations about a trade agreement, instead of allowing disagreements over agriculture to block progress, a senior German diplomat told Reuters....
05:13 2019-07-09

Giuliani meets with former diplomat as he continues to press Ukraine inquiries President Trump’s personal lawyer has been seeking to sow doubts about the origins of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election....
05:39 2019-05-25

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi city, officials say Attack on restaurant in Iraqi Kurdish capital of Irbil leaves at least one deadGunmen have killed at least one Turkish diplomat in the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, in an attack on consulate staff gathered in a restaurant, Turkey’s foreign ministry said.The state-run Iraqi news agency identified the d...
16:13 2019-07-17

France sends top diplomat to support Iran nuclear deal France has sent a top diplomat to Iran in an effort to shore up support for the fading 2015 nuclear agreement, with plans to urge leaders to scale back uranium enrichment "without delay."...
18:13 2019-07-10

Chinese Diplomat Deletes Tweets After 'Fight' With Obama-Era Official As Beijing faced international criticism for its continued crackdown on Uighurs and other minorities in the Xinjiang region over recent days, a Chinese diplomat based in Pakistan responded by......
10:52 2019-07-16

Turkish diplomat killed in Iraq's Kurdish capital, Irbil At least one diplomat has been killed in Irbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish zone. An unknown gunman was reported to have fired at a group dining in a restaurant....
02:01 2019-07-18

Boris Johnson calls Kim Darroch a 'superb diplomat' – video Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become prime minister, has called Kim Darroch a 'superb diplomat' after the UK ambassador to the US resigned in a furore over leaked memos. Darroch quit after Donald Trump labelled him 'stupid' and 'wacky' following the leaking of the memos in which he branded the U...
19:52 2019-07-10

U.S.-Russia Ties at Most Dangerous Point in Years, Says a Top Moscow Diplomat Relations between the U.S. and Russia are at their most dangerous point in years, said a top Russian diplomat, with the two rivals locked in a stalemate over how to revive an important Cold War-era arms treaty and President Vladimir Putin blaming Washington for failing to undertake talks on new weap...
23:39 2019-06-11

Eugene Bird, diplomat who roved the Middle East, dies at 94 He spent two decade in the Foreign Service seeking to foster peace in a region that seemed forever to resist it, and later promoted a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
03:52 2019-06-12

West Ham women's football team appoints first skin consultant in history of football Dr Raul Cetto has been appointed on a part-time basis "to offer insight and expertise into caring for their skin whilst working a high-octane job to help protect and perfect their skin"...
19:00 2019-08-06

Cboe Global Markets Appoints Executive Vice Presidents in Newly Formed Markets Division CHICAGO – April 4, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the appointments of Andy Lowenthal and Bryan Harkins as Executive Vice Presidents and co-heads of the firm’s newly formed Markets Divisi...
16:00 2019-05-21

How to help out a cash-strapped veteran Dear John: You seem to be in the business of helping people. I was wondering if you could help me. I’ve been feeling very desperate and depressed lately as my wife and I have been struggling to keep the rent paid, the lights on, and the kids fed. I work full time in a good......
15:00 2019-07-21

Indian Condemns Terror Attack In Iraq That Killed Turkish Diplomat India on Thursday condemned the terrorist attack in the Iraqi city of Erbil in which a Turkish diplomat was killed and called for concerted action by the international community against terrorism....
14:39 2019-07-18

Senate confirms ex-Air Force General Stilwell as top diplomat for East Asia The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department's top diplomat for East Asia, a post that had remained unfilled for more than two years despite major challenges in the region....
21:13 2019-06-13

Openly gay reporter presses Iran's top diplomat on death penalty for homosexuals "Why are homosexuals executed in Iran because of their sexual orientation?" asked Paul Ronzheimer, the Berlin-based chief correspondent for the tabloid Bild....
00:52 2019-06-13

Iraqi Kurdistan arrests Turkish lawmaker's brother for assassination of diplomat Security services in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region said on Saturday they had arrested the brother of a lawmaker serving in the Turkish parliament for the assassination of a Turkish diplomat in the Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Erbil....
18:26 2019-07-20

Boycott North Korea's 'inhumane' mass gymnastic displays, says ex-diplomat Defector calls on European tourists and online viewers to shun cultural displays that take children out of schoolThe highest-ranking official to defect from North Korea has called for Europeans to stop being an audience for the “child exploitation” in the country’s famous mass games.Thae Yong-ho, th...
14:52 2019-05-30

German diplomat's 'likes' of anti-Israel tweets provoke anger Germany's envoy to the Palestinian territories is being probed after he "liked" tweets that criticized the Jewish state. The heart icon was clicked for several posts, including footage of an attack on Israeli soldiers....
14:39 2019-07-19

UK police warning to media over diplomat's leaked memos stirs anger Senior British politicians, including both contenders to be the next prime minister, joined journalists on Saturday in criticizing police for warning media not to publish leaked government documents, saying it was a "dangerous road to tread"....
17:13 2019-07-13

Senior EU diplomat, back from Iran, shows support for nuclear deal The EU's second most senior diplomat affirmed the bloc's support for the nuclear deal between world powers with Iran, including via the use of a new payment system for barter-based trade designed to circumvent U.S. sanctions....
21:00 2019-06-16

U.S. diplomat says United States won't intervene in Japan-South Korea dispute The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia urged Japan and South Korea to settle a dispute over Japanese export restrictions through dialogue and said the United States did not plan to intervene, NHK reported on Friday....
14:39 2019-07-12

REFILE-WRAPUP 2-Iran says US sanctioning of top diplomat "childish" as tensions rise Iran accused the United States on Thursday of "childish behaviour" driven by fear after Washington imposed sanctions on its foreign minister, fanning tensions between two foes at loggerheads over Gulf shipping and Iran's nuclear programme....
16:39 2019-08-01

Body pulled from Danube river south of Budapest: Korean diplomat Hungarian authorities have pulled a body from the Danube river more than 100 kilometers downriver from Budapest, the South Korean embassy's Defense Attache Shun-Keun Song told reporters on Monday....
14:39 2019-06-03

U.S. diplomat visits Seoul as South Korea, Japan dispute worsens A senior U.S. diplomat met officials in Seoul on Wednesday amid a worsening political and economic dispute between allies South Korea and Japan as South Korea vowed to unveil plans soon to cut dependence on Japanese industries....
08:26 2019-07-17

Responding to Uighur criticism, Chinese diplomat points to racial segregation in DC "It's an area for the black & Latin," Lijian Zhao wrote about Southwest D.C. on Twitter, before explaining that he actually meant Southeast. He later deleted the tweets....
18:39 2019-07-15

Top U.S. diplomat for Africa to travel to Sudan to urge talks: State Department The U.S. top diplomat for Africa will visit Sudan this week to meet with a transitional military council and the country's civilian opposition to urge talks, the State Department said on Monday....
00:52 2019-06-11

Trump administration sanctions Iranian diplomat; Feinstein derides 'mistake' The Trump administration announced Wednesday it will impose sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, a move that comes amid escalating tensions between Tehran and the west and could erode an already fraught relationship. ...
01:13 2019-08-01

Judge appoints special prosecutor to investigate Chicago prosecutor’s decision to drop charges against Jussie Smollett CHICAGO (AP) — Judge appoints special prosecutor to investigate Chicago prosecutor’s decision to drop charges against Jussie Smollett. The post Judge appoints special prosecutor to investigate Chicago prosecutor’s decision to drop charges against Jussie Smollett appeared first on LEX18.c...
19:13 2019-06-21

Chinese reports on U.S. diplomat in Hong Kong 'have gone from irresponsible to dangerous': State Department Official Chinese media reports about a U.S. diplomat who met with student leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement "have gone from irresponsible to dangerous" and must stop, U.S. State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said on Friday....
03:52 2019-08-10

U.S. Calls Beijing ‘Thuggish Regime’ for ‘Harassing’ American Diplomat Who Met Pro-Democracy Activists The State Department Thursday accused the Chinese government of leaking personal information about a U.S. diplomat in Hong Kong, including the names of her children. Pro-Beijing newspaper Ta Kung Pao published details about the U.S. consular official after she reportedly met with advocates of the pr...
18:26 2019-08-09

France sends top diplomat to Iran as Europe urges uranium enrichment cutback France dispatched a top diplomat to Iran Tuesday while joining Germany and Britain in calling for the Tehran regime to scale back its recent uranium enrichment activities "without delay."...
00:39 2019-07-10

A Senior German Diplomat Is in Iran Trying to Convince Tehran to Stick to the Nuclear Deal (BERLIN) — A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington. Tensions have soared in the Mideast recently as the White House earlier this mont...
21:26 2019-05-23

Iran to scale back nuclear deal compliance unless Europe moves: diplomat Iran may further scale back compliance with its nuclear deal soon unless European countries shield it from U.S. sanctions through a trade mechanism, the head of Tehran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations was quoted as saying on Sunday....
12:26 2019-06-23

US diplomat accuses Russia of Stalin-era attitude for discouraging English language courses A U.S. diplomat has rebuked the Russian government for discouraging Russian citizens from participating in English language courses operated by the State Department....
02:52 2019-06-11

Pompeo grants visa to Iran’s top diplomat to visit New York but limits his movements Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was given a visa to honor U.S. commitments to the United Nations, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in an interview....
06:39 2019-07-15

U.S. diplomat Stilwell keen to discuss Iran, North Korea with Japan officials The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said on Thursday he was looking forward to talking with Japanese officials about subjects including Iran and North Korea, in his first trip to the region since taking up his post last month....
15:13 2019-07-11

Trump is sanctioning Iran's top diplomat and it will likely make it harder to avoid military conflict Reuters The Trump administration on Wednesday announced it's sanctioning Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. Zarif, who was educated in the US, is considered to be one of the more moderate members of the Iranian government and this could open the door for hardliners to gain more influence. Amid ...
00:26 2019-08-01

IRS decides that veteran’s evangelism isn’t tax deductible A judge had bad news for an evangelist seeking tax write-offs as he spread the word of God. While devout Catholic Robert Oliveri spent almost $40,000 as he crisscrossed the country and paid for meals and gifts to strangers and acquaintances in his evangelical activities, a Tax Court judge said the e...
21:52 2019-06-03

Lexington Veteran Turns 101, Still Works LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– On Tuesday, Dennis Cravens turned 101-years-old, but as he has done for decades now, the structural engineer refused to miss a day of work. “He is an inspiration to all of us. His dedication, his work ethic, the fact that he’s here. He’s the first one...
01:52 2019-06-06

A Law-Firm Veteran Who Leads by Listening Andrew Glincher never expected to work in a big law firm, much less run one. He sets his course by his upbringing and a tight crew of ad hoc advisers...
17:39 2019-06-22

Veteran NFL writer Don Banks dies at 57 Veteran NFL writer Don Banks died in his sleep the day after attending the 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony in Canton, Ohio. He was 57....
00:52 2019-08-06

| Algeria arrests prominent war veteran Algerian authorities have arrested a well-known veteran of the war of independence against France, his grandson and media outlets said, after he reportedly criticised military chief Ahmed Gaid Saleh....
22:13 2019-07-01

"Keep the peace": the appeal of a German veteran on eve of D-Day German veteran Paul Golz remembers the first Allied soldier he encountered shortly after the Normandy beach landings 75 years ago. The paratrooper was thirsty, scared - and ready to surrender....
22:13 2019-06-05

D-Day veteran, 97, parachutes into Normandy 75 years later: 'I'd go up and do it all again' Engines throbbing, C-47 transport planes dropped group after group of parachutists, a couple of hundred in all - including a 97-year-old D-Day veteran, Tom Rice....
19:00 2019-06-05

United Arab Emirates Diplomat Says Evidence Shows Tanker Attacks Were ‘State-Sponsored’ NICOSIA, Cyprus — The United Arab Emirates’ top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil tankers inside UAE waters were “state-sponsored.” Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan didn’t name the state, but said ...
16:39 2019-06-15

German diplomat Heiko Maas visits Iran to save 2015 nuclear deal German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas visited Iran Monday to express support for the 2015 nuclear agreement Berlin helped broker with the United States and four other nations....
15:52 2019-06-10

Turkish diplomat describes physical and sexual abuse in detainment, Ankara dismisses as “baseless” A growing chorus of international bodies and human rights activists are calling on authorities to investigate allegations of horrific sexual, physical and psychological torture of Turkish diplomats while in custody....
21:39 2019-06-11

Veteran recalls fighting Germans, discrimination Johnnie Jones Sr., one of only 2,000 African American troops to come ashore on D-Day, recalls his service in a military still segregated by race and the discrimination he faced in the service and at home. (June 4)        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

BMW names 17-year veteran to top N.A. marketing post Uwe Dreher, who led the launch of the automaker's i electrified vehicle subbrand, will replace Trudy Hardy on July 1. Hardy will become vice president of BMW Motorrad of the Americas....
18:13 2019-05-29

Source: Packers to release veteran DT Daniels Defensive tackle Mike Daniels, who was expected to be cleared for the start of training camp after a foot injury, will be released by the Packers, a source told ESPN. Green Bay will save more than $8M against the salary cap....
19:52 2019-07-24

Blood and thunder at sea: British veteran remembers D-Day Seventy-five years ago, a young British sailor stood on the bridge of a warship, its gun barrels pointing out to the coast of France and watched the devastation being rained down on a country he......
06:39 2019-05-27

Man attacked by veteran’s support dog sues over negligence ATLANTA (AP) — An Alabama man who was attacked by a veteran’s emotional support animal while on a Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta to San Diego is now suing the airline and the veteran. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Tuesday that Marlin Jackson is accusing the defendants of negli...
15:00 2019-05-29

HSBC Hires Citigroup Veteran to Take Over U.S. Business HSBC Holdings PLC signaled a fresh effort to turn around its lagging U.S. business by hiring Citigroup Inc. veteran Michael Roberts to succeed Patrick Burke as chief executive of HSBC USA when he retires later this year....
21:39 2019-07-08

Industry veteran Lovell to chair Interserve An industrial turnaround veteran who was parachuted into Carillion just weeks before its collapse is to take on another big outsourcing job as the next chairman of Interserve Group....
22:52 2019-07-11

VW picks FCA, Kia veteran Saad Chehab to run U.S. marketing In the new role, he will be responsible for repositioning the VW brand away from its 2015 diesel emissions crisis and toward a future with at least four battery-electric vehicles in the U.S. beginning in 2020....
21:26 2019-08-14

Bruins' veteran quintet could be key in latest Cup bid Five current Bruins players carry knowledge from Boston's most recent Stanley Cup triumph in 2011, and loss and in 2013        ...
10:13 2019-05-25

Man gets prison for killing veteran in Maryland carjacking CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. — A Washington, D.C., man has been sentenced to 70 years in prison for killing and carjacking a Marine veteran at a Maryland gas station. The Washington Post reports 23-year-old Demarko Wheeler was sentenced Tuesday for first-degree murder in the 2016 shooting death of 68-year-o...
11:00 2019-07-25

Algeria arrests prominent independence war veteran Algerian authorities have detained an iconic veteran of the country’s war of independence with France, accusing him of insulting the army. Lakhdar Bouregaa's arrest caused an outcry, prompting demands for his release....
23:26 2019-06-30

Arthritis is prevalent in the military. This Army veteran wants to help While one in four Americans have arthritis, one in three veterans are affected by the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control.        ...
04:39 2019-05-28

Why fantasy owners should target veteran arms now As the MLB All-Star break approaches, fantasy baseball owners seeking a championship are neck-deep in preparations for a second-half push up the standings. Some are plotting out their attack on the next set of rookie call-ups, some are trading for more proven talent, and everyone is looking for reli...
17:52 2019-06-16

Yankees were right not to risk losing this valuable veteran How replaceable is Cameron Maybin? It came down to that question on Thursday night. The verdict: not particularly replaceable. The Yankees rightly recognized that sometimes, analytics principles must be sacrificed for the greater good. After they outlasted the dangerous Astros, 10-6 at a rainy Yanke...
14:52 2019-06-21

U.S. veteran defends goal celebrations against Thailand Veteran U.S. forward Carli Lloyd defended her World Cup team mates on Friday after widespread criticism of their exuberant goal celebrations during the 13-0 trouncing of Thailand....
17:52 2019-06-14

Veteran Talks About Remembering The Fallen On Memorial Day LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Memorial Day is about remembering those who gave their lives for the safety of our country. LEX 18’s Claire Kopsky spoke with a Laurel County man who served on the front lines with many of those we honor today. Dan “Old Man” Hale, 99, served under General Pat...
03:00 2019-05-28

Memorial held for WWII Veteran Pilot TUCSON-On Saturday, a World War II Veteran was remembered for his service. The memorial was held at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Marana. Ferman Miller served in WWII as a B-17 and a B-29 pilot putting in 20 years of Air Force service with an additional 23 years at the Federal Aviation A...
09:52 2019-08-11

D-Day veteran, 97, parachutes into Normandy again – 75 years later Tom Rice, 97, parachuted into Normandy in 1944 during the original D-Day operation. In 2019, 75 years later, he recreated the jump alongside others.        ...
13:13 2019-06-06

Chinese diplomat warns Beijing ‘will not sit on its hands’; military runs drills near Hong Kong border The Chinese ambassador in the United Kingdom issued a stern warning Thursday, saying that Beijing will “not sit on its hands” amid ongoing near-daily street protests in Hong Kong....
15:26 2019-08-16

‘You Are a Racist Disgrace.’ Former National Security Advisor Susan Rice Chides ‘Ignorant’ Diplomat on Twitter (Bloomberg) — Former U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice sparred with a senior Chinese diplomat on Twitter in an unusual and heated dispute over race in Washington. In a series of Tweets apparently aimed at making a broader point about diplomatic divisions over the mass detention of Musl...
18:00 2019-07-15

Giuliani reportedly met with a former Ukrainian diplomat amid push to gather information on Trump's political opponents J Pat Carter/AP President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani reportedly met with a controversial former Ukrainian diplomat in an effort to gather information on Trump's political opponents. The Washington Post reported that Giuliani confirmed but wouldn't elaborate on details about the newly revea...
22:26 2019-05-25

D-Day veteran committed to saving France's honor Among the tens of thousands of Allied soldiers who landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944, was a hardened group of elite French commandos who ensured that France had D-Day exploits to be proud of, too. (May 23)        ...
19:52 2019-05-23

Kazakhstan set to confirm veteran leader's choice for president Kazakhstan's interim president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, looks set to be confirmed in the job in Sunday's election after being hand-picked for the post by former leader Nursultan Nazarbayev who ran the country for almost three decades....
13:52 2019-06-06

Looking for a ride to Omaha; British veteran remembers WWII ABOARD THE BOUDICCA, England (AP) — Donald Hitchcock is a proud British veteran, but he’s desperate to spend D-Day on Omaha Beach with the Americans he served alongside. He also wants to honor the sacrifice of Americans he believes saved his country from the Nazis. Hitchcock is taking part in ...
10:39 2019-06-05

Knicks waive veteran forward Lance Thomas NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks have waived veteran forward Lance Thomas. The Knicks made the move Saturday, saving themselves $1 million of Thomas’ salary for next season that would have been guaranteed if he was still on the roster after Sunday. His entire $7.6 million salary for 2019-20...
05:39 2019-06-30

Brazil veteran Formiga set for record seventh World Cup "Brazil\u0027s 41-year-old midfielder Formiga is set to become the first player, male or female, to participate at seven World Cups after she was named in their squad on Thursday for the women\u0027s tournament in France."...
13:00 2019-05-25

Tigers vs. White Sox: Take Detroit and veteran Daniel Norris Headlines can be deceiving. “Knicks settle for Randle, Gibson, Payton, Bullock.” Sure, a winner never tanks, a tanker never wins. But if you think the Tankerbockers will get back to doing what they do best, think again. Additions of Lenny Randle, Kirk Gibson, Gary Payton and Jim J. Bullock will have...
16:39 2019-07-03

Oilers turn to veteran Tippett as new head coach Dave Tippett, who has been the head coach of the Coyotes and Stars, has been hired by the Oilers to take over a team that has missed the playoffs in 12 of the past 13 seasons....
20:26 2019-05-28

Female Hedge-Fund Veteran Has Contemplated Comeback Anne Dias has discussed a return to money management, people familiar with the matter say. She was once one of the few women to run a hedge fund, investing on behalf of billionaire Julian Robertson as well as her then-husband, Ken Griffin....
13:26 2019-05-29

WWII veteran’s remains finally return home TUCSON –The public is invited to attend the memorial services for an Arizona soldier who was killed during World War II almost 80 years ago. The remains of U.S. Army Sergeant Cread Shuey, who was a prisoner of war in the Philippines, will be flown with a military escort and will arrive at Tucson Int...
18:13 2019-05-28

Veteran Industrialist Brij Mohan Khaitan Dies At 92 Veteran industrialist and Williamson Magor Group patriarch Brij Mohan Khaitan died today at his residence here. He was 92. He was suffering from old-age ailments, according to company sources. A......
16:01 2019-06-01

CC Sabathia’s first pitching coach not surprised by veteran’s success When CC Sabathia delivers his Hall of Fame speech, one face in the crowd will be that of the man who was Sabathia’s pitching coach when he was a 17-year-old minor leaguer in the Indians’ system. “I plan on being in Cooperstown that day,’’ Cleveland pitching coach Carl Willis said before the Yankees’...
23:26 2019-08-17

Decorated Indiana WWII veteran to be buried at Arlington EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A World War II veteran from Indiana will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Carl Mann was among the Allied troops who stormed Omaha Beach in Nazi-occupied northern France during the invasion. He died in March at age 9...
19:00 2019-05-27

D-Day veteran, 99, gets ovation from the Queen and Trump as he leads tributes A 99-year-old D-Day veteran got a standing ovation from Donald Trump and the Queen Wednesday as he led the nation's tributes to brave troops who stormed the Normandy beaches 75 years ago....
19:00 2019-06-05

McCarthy names GOP veteran Dan Meyer as new chief of staff House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is bringing in an old GOP hand as his top aide, part of the California Republican’s attempt to win back the House in 2020. McCarthy has hired Dan Meyer, a top Republican lobbyist and former senior aide to ex-Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.), as his chief of staff. M...
08:13 2019-06-04

Vietnam War veteran, 78, receives high school diploma _____ 78-year-old Floyd Covey is finally a high school graduate, decades after serving in the Vietnam War. The Purple Heart recipient says he made his mom proud. TODAY’s Sheinelle Jones has your Weekend Morning Boost....
06:39 2019-07-15

90-year-old D-Day veteran’s song tops UK singles chart A 90-year-old D-Day veteran’s ditty about the Allied forces landing at Normandy is beating out songs by artists like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran on Amazon’s singles chart in the United Kingdom, a report said. Jim Radford, who was a 15-year-old galley boy in the British Mer...
21:26 2019-06-06

McSally to present Purple Heart to WWII Veteran TUCSON – Sen. Martha McSally is set to present a World War II veteran with a Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster on Tuesday. WWII veteran Walter Ram, 95, is receiving the award after being previously denied. He is a combat veteran and P.O.W. Survivor of Stalag 17B, one of the German POW camps during ...
06:52 2019-08-21

Tennessee veteran who lost his leg adopts three-legged puppy A dog found in the woods in Tennessee with a severed leg was adopted by a veteran this week who also lost a leg. Joshua Ferguson, who lost his leg after an IED explosion, adopted a three-legged pup named Scooter on Thursday from the Humane Society of Dickson County in Dickson, Tenn., Nashville’s WTV...
00:39 2019-08-03

Helping an honorably discharged veteran navigate Medicare Dear John: I love your column and the manner in which you try to help people. Perhaps you can help me as well. I’m on Social Security Disability for Stage D emphysema and received $1,076 a month up until December 2018. Then the Social Security Administration informed me that it would begin deducti...
10:13 2019-06-23

After international outrage, veteran to keep home that was auctioned over $236 tax bill Disabled veteran Jim Boerner, whose Mesa mobile home was seized and sold at auction, will get to stay under new deal.        ...
02:39 2019-07-21

‘Tired of Running’: A Sci-Fi Veteran Tells His Own (Earthling) Story In ‘Becoming Superman,’ J. Michael Straczynski chronicles a life that was dominated early on by dysfunction and later by success that came with its own tensions....
11:39 2019-07-20

He loved his assault rifle. Now this veteran wants El Paso to buy it back After Saturday’s mass shooting, Bill Vogt began to wonder: ‘Why in the world do I even have this weapon?’Among the “El Paso Strong” and “Trump is a racist” signs, the poster board held high by Bill Vogt said something different.“El Paso: buy back my assault rifle.” Continue reading......
04:00 2019-08-09

As D-Day landings fade from memory, a veteran grapples with violence of war Leon Gautier landed on Sword Beach in a hail of enemy fire on June 6, 1944, one of the first wave of French commandos to storm the Normandy beachfront defended by Hitler's troops. Seventy-five years on, he still grapples with the memories....
17:39 2019-05-21

WWII veteran and POW survivor honored with Purple Heart United States Senator Martha McSally presented 95-year-old Walter Ram with a Purple Heart Tuesday. Ram, a World War II veteran and P.O.W. survivor, began his service enlisting in the U.S. Army Air Corps at the age of 16. For nearly five years, Ram served as a radio operator and gunner. During his si...
06:52 2019-08-21

Ex-Obama staffers mock 'chief diplomat' Ivanka Trump, compare her to Claire Underwood from 'House of Cards' Former White House National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor and former Obama speechwriter Ben Rhodes attacked Ivanka Trump on their "Pod Save The World" podcast Thursday and said her status as a diplomat is killing America's global reputation. ...
23:26 2019-07-11

Honda Two-Wheeler India Sales Cross 11 Million Mark In Western India Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) announced that the company has added 11 milion customers in Western India. The manufacturer crossed the milestone with sales from the states of Maharashtra,......
21:39 2019-07-22

No meeting planned between India, Pakistan PMs at regional summit: India foreign ministry There is no bilateral meeting planned between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan at a regional summit next week, India's foreign ministry spokesman Rajeev Kumar said on Thursday....
13:52 2019-06-06

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli, India Batsman To Watch Out For Carded as the greatest batsman in contemporary cricket, Virat Kohli has to bear the additional burden of ensuring that India do well in World Cup 2019. As far as Indian fans are concerned, nothing......
09:39 2019-06-04

Renault India To Double Sales In India By 2021; Triber Key Contributor The new Renault Triber is a direct rival to the Datsun GO+ and also the upcoming compact seven-seater from Maruti Suzuki. It gets a completely different design language from its rivals that help make......
10:13 2019-06-22

MG Motor India Ties Up With Fortum To Install EV Charging Stations In India The MG eZS will be made at the company's factory in Halol, Gujarat and will be available with a host of connected features. The company has said that its electric vehicles will get over-the-air (OTA)......
16:26 2019-07-02

India vs South Africa: Jasprit Bumrah, India Bowler To Watch Out For Jasprit Bumrah has progressed in leaps and bounds as he has become one of the best death bowlers in international cricket and will be critical to India's chances in World Cup 2019....
09:39 2019-06-04

Piaggio India Launches Vespa Urban Club 125 In India, Priced At Rs. 73,733 Piaggio India has announced the launch of its new 125 cc scooter range, the Vespa Urban Club. Priced at Rs. 73,733, the new Urban Club 125 is currently the of the most affordable Vespa scooter......
09:26 2019-06-05

Four feared dead in mishap in Coal India mine in east India Four workers are feared dead and nine have been injured in a landslide at a Coal India Ltd mine in the eastern state of Odisha, a company spokesman said on Wednesday....
09:26 2019-07-24

Saints, Ginn banking on veteran's enduring speed Saints receiver Ted Ginn Jr. says his speed remains his most distinguishing asset as he enters his 13th NFL season        ...
23:39 2019-06-06

Austrian ski veteran Reichelt quizzed in blood doping case INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) — The Austrian ski federation says Alpine veteran Hannes Reichelt was questioned by police investigating a blood doping ring in sports. The Austrian federation says Reichelt denies wrongdoing in the case known as Operation Aderlass. Reichelt won 13 World Cup races in his care...
19:00 2019-05-27

Trump’s Pentagon pick is Army veteran, defense lobbyist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for new Defense Secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has experience as a national security adviser on Capitol Hill as well as a defense industry lobbyist. Trump on Tuesday said Mark Esper, his current Army secret...
22:13 2019-06-18

Giants veteran isn’t bashing Antonio Brown’s helmet drama He gets it. Antoine Bethea, entering his 14th season in the NFL, understands how attached Antonio Brown is to his old helmet. “I definitely get where he’s coming from as far as comfort, feeling comfortable with what he knows,’’ Bethea told The Post on Tuesday. Unlike Brown, though, Bethea would neve...
05:00 2019-08-14

Army veteran indicted in California bomb plot against rally LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. grand jury has indicted an Army veteran in a plot to plant a bomb at a rally by white supremacists in California. The U.S. attorney’s office said Wednesday the indictment charges Mark Domingo with providing material support to terrorists and attempted use of a weapon ...
00:39 2019-05-23

Matt Kemp becomes the Mets’ latest veteran option in outfield Yoenis Cespedes won’t be walking through the door at any point this summer to help the Mets, but another former All-Star slugger might have the opportunity. In a low-risk, potential high-reward move, the team agreed to terms Friday on a minor league contract with Matt Kemp, an industry source confir...
06:39 2019-05-25

A teacher, a veteran and a nurse: the 31 victims of the weekend's mass shootings Authorities have announced the identities of the victims in Ohio and El Paso as the death toll in Texas grew to 22 MondayAmerica was reeling from a weekend of mass shootings on Monday, as the death toll of the attack in El Paso, Texas, rose and the identities of the victims in the tragedy were relea...
03:13 2019-08-06

Cardinals sign veteran WR Michael Crabtree to 1-year deal The Arizona Cardinals have another potential big-play threat to their new-look offense. The team announced on Wednesday night it had signed veteran receiver Michael Crabtree to a one-year contract, adding to an offense that already includes rookie quarterback Kyler Murray, running back David Johnson...
16:00 2019-08-22

Iraq war veteran jailed for killing Britain’s Got Talent finalist Desmond Sylva given life term for stabbing girlfriend Simonne Kerr in fit of angerAn Iraq war veteran has been jailed for life for murdering a Britain’s Got Talent finalist by stabbing her more than 70 times in a violent rage.Desmond Sylva, 41, killed his on-off girlfriend Simonne Kerr, 31, at his f...
22:26 2019-07-03

Jodi Rudoren, Veteran Times Journalist, Will Lead The Forward Ms. Rudoren, a former Jerusalem bureau chief, was named the next editor in chief of the 122-year-old Jewish publication, which recently received a $500,000 donation from Craig Newmark....
23:13 2019-07-23

Veteran Rescue Mission to file lawsuit against Pima County TUCSON – Veteran Rescue Mission serves as a safe place for veterans to eat, sleep and worship. This month, it received a letter from the Pima County Attorney saying, due to zoning issues, their church cannot operate on the property. Pima County said what the mission is doing is noble but it ne...
06:39 2019-07-19

| Osaka pays tribute to Williams after veteran gets US Open revenge Serena Williams defeated Naomi Osaka in their Rogers Cup quarter-final on Friday as the pair met for the first time since their infamous US Open final last year....
12:52 2019-08-10

97-Year-Old WWII Veteran Recreates 1944 Parachute on D-Day Anniversary A US veteran who was parachuted into France during D-Day in 1944 defied his age on Wednesday as he recreated his courageous feat of 75 years ago as part of ceremonies to mark the famous landings....
23:39 2019-06-05

After 75 years, the D-Day landings are fading from memory, but one veteran still grapples with the violence of war REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Allied troops stormed ashore at Normandy on June 6, 1944, beginning the long, bloody fight to retake Western Europe. Leon Gautier was one of the first French commandos to hit the beach, and the memories are still with him 75 years later. Visit Business Insider's homepage ...
21:52 2019-06-05

| Teenager Gauff stuns veteran Venus Williams at Wimbledon Cori Gauff, at 15 the youngest ever qualifier for the Wimbledon singles, pulled off a major shock on Monday beating five-time champion Venus Williams....
20:39 2019-07-01

The Latest: Navy veteran recalls D-Day horror of Sword Beach President Donald Trump is praising U.S. veterans of D-Day, saying they are “among the very greatest Americans who will ever live.” Trump is speaking in France at the Normandy American Cemetery near Omaha Beach, where Americans landed on June 6, 1944...
13:13 2019-06-06

Off-duty veteran NYPD cop commits suicide, ninth this year A veteran cop became the ninth NYPD officer to commit suicide this year when he shot himself in the head at his Queens home Wednesday evening — just a day after a fellow city policeman killed himself, authorities said. Robert Echeverria, 56, who was assigned to the NYPD’s Strategic Response Group an...
05:52 2019-08-15

Decorated WWII veteran buried at Arlington on 75th anniversary of D-Day A decorated World War II veteran who earned three Purple Hearts and seven Bronze Stars for his bravery was laid to rest on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Carl Mann, of Indiana, was part of the second wave of Allied troops who stormed Omaha Beach in Normandy during the Nazi occupation of...
23:39 2019-06-06

President Trump honors veteran to commemorate D-Day 75th anniversary President Trump shared D-Day veteran Ray Lambert's World War II story. Lambert was in attendance to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.        ...
14:52 2019-06-06

American WWII veteran reunited with French sweetheart 75 years after they first met An American Second World War veteran was reunited with his French sweetheart 75 years after they fell in love in her hometown in northeastern France....
21:13 2019-06-13

Veteran groups rally across country with contract negotiations underway TUCSON – Veteran Affairs employees across the country are holding rallies and meetings to inform the public about current contract negotiations. This comes after reports surfaced that the White House may turn veterans’ health care into a private health care system run by the Defense Department...
09:52 2019-06-06

Veteran auto journalist missing since California test drive A well-known U.S. automobile journalist has not been seen for almost a week since taking a motorcycle for a test-drive in mountainous northern California, police and industry media said....
12:26 2019-06-11

The Latest: US envoy says war with Iran ‘not necessary’ The U.S. envoy for Iran says the United States does not want conflict with Iran — but wants to build up international defenses in the region just in case....
18:52 2019-06-27

Veteran US Auto Journalist Goes Missing After Test-Drive On Cold Terrain A well-known U.S. automobile journalist has not been seen for almost a week since taking a motorcycle for a test-drive in mountainous northern California, police and industry media said....
19:26 2019-06-11

Cybersecurity veteran Imperva acquires Distil Networks to help thwart bot attacks Imperva has announced plans to acquire Distil Networks, a cybersecurity startup that specializes in blocking bot attacks on websites, mobile apps, and APIs.Read More...
18:26 2019-06-04

2019 Women's World Cup: Veteran Onome Ebi included in Nigeria squad Veteran defender Onome Ebi will become the first African to play in five Fifa global tournaments after being named in Nigeria's Women's World Cup squad....
15:52 2019-05-25

World War II veteran honored for his life and service at Arlington National Cemetery Carl Mann, a World War II veteran, was honored by the U.S. Army and his family during his funeral at Arlington National Cemetery.        ...
03:26 2019-06-07

El Paso veteran died while shielding wife, granddaughter from gunfire: family A Texas veteran killed during Saturday’s mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso died after shielding his wife and granddaughter, 9, from gunfire, his family said....
08:39 2019-08-06

Apollo veteran overwhelmed by restored mission control—“I hear the voices” Gene Kranz returned to his second home last Friday, the Apollo Mission Control room. [credit: NASA ] Last week, NASA unveiled a restored Apollo Mission Control room at Johnson Space Center. ...
23:13 2019-07-01

Babulal Gaur Dies At 89, PM Modi Condoles Death Of The Veteran BJP Leader Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condoled the death of former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Babulal Gaur, saying he continuously worked to strengthen the party....
12:13 2019-08-21

Watch: Veteran pitcher Drew Smyly spins gem in Phillies debut Veteran pitcher Drew Smyly didn't need long to win the approval of Philadelphia Phillies fans, allowing only one run in his first start with the team....
18:13 2019-07-22

NBA veteran Kendall Gill reveals he still receives money from parents for his birthday Former NBA veteran Kendall Gill played 15 seasons in the league, earned an All-Rookie Team selection during the 1990-91 season and earned about $43 million during his career....
22:13 2019-05-29

Man breaks into Massachusetts Vietnam veteran's home during his funeral, had other targets: cops A man with a list of addresses in multiple Massachusetts towns of people who recently lost someone was caught inside the home of a recently deceased veteran during his funeral, police said....
22:39 2019-05-29

Divergent pleas for pay raise from veteran lawmaker and freshman hit political hurdle House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez favor increasing salaries for lawmakers and staff for the first time in 10 years....
12:01 2019-06-12

CDC investigates mystery deaths of Texas veteran, wife during trip to Fiji The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention joined the investigation into the deaths of a military veteran and his wife who passed away from an unidentified illness while on vacation in Fiji last month.  ...
10:13 2019-06-05

Nationals sign veteran Asdrúbal Cabrera to bolster infield depth The 33-year-old Cabrera, who was designated for assignment by the Texas Rangers last week, gives Washington another option with Ryan Zimmerman and Howie Kendrick on the IL....
02:26 2019-08-06

French President Emmanuel Macron helps veteran stand during D-Day ceremony French President Emmanuel Macron helped World War II veteran Russell Pickett stand during the ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.        ...
17:39 2019-06-06

Late WWII, Korean War veteran finally receives Purple Heart TUCSON – Memorial Day is a day to honor our military and the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice defending our freedoms. One veteran is finally being honored with a medal years after his passing. Louis Moran fought in World War II and the Korean War. He was injured in Korea but was n...
15:13 2019-05-27

Veteran UK politicians asked to lead potential anti-Brexit government Veteran British lawmakers from the ruling Conservative and opposition Labour parties have both said they would be willing to lead an emergency government to halt a no-deal Brexit, the leader of the pro-EU Liberal Democrats said on Friday....
22:13 2019-08-16

Factbox: Mother of three, army veteran, teenage boy among 20 killed in El Paso shooting A mother of three young children and her husband shielding a baby, along with an Army veteran and a teenage boy were among the 20 people killed on Saturday in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas that authorities are treating as a case of domestic terrorism....
14:39 2019-08-05

Marine veteran shot and killed while trying to apologize in road rage encounter A Marine veteran was shot and killed in a road rage incident last week when he tried apologizing to another motorist for accidentally cutting him off in traffic. ...
22:52 2019-06-13

D-Day veteran John McHugh recalls Normandy invasion: It was hell on earth In an appearance on "Shepard Smith Reporting," World War II Army Cpl. John McHugh on Thursday recalled his harrowing experience as one of thousands of troops storming the beaches of Normandy, describing what he witnessed as "hell on earth."...
01:39 2019-06-07

A couple married for 60 years, a veteran, a teacher: the lives cut short in El Paso Friends and family members reflect on the victims of the Texas massacre as they mourn their loved onesWhat was supposed to be a normal Saturday morning for shoppers at the Walmart next to the popular Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, turned into a nightmare when a gunman open fired in the store, u...
22:26 2019-08-09

Man who allegedly killed war veteran on Appalachian Trail deemed mentally incompetent The man accused of killing an Appalachian Trail "thru-hiker" has been ordered jailed until he's competent to understand the murder charges he's facing.        ...
10:13 2019-07-04

WWII veteran’s remains arrive home 77 years after he died in POW camp TUCSON – It was a homecoming fit for a hero – it was nearly eight decades in the making. The remains of World War II veteran, Sgt. Cread Shuey arrived at the Tucson International Airport on Tuesday morning. Shuey joined the military when he was only 18 years old. He served in the Philipp...
07:13 2019-05-29

Local 17-year-old wild card beats US veteran Johnson in Rome Local teenager Jannik Sinner rallies to beat American veteran Steve Johnson 1-6, 6-1, 7-5 in the first round of the Italian Open        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Delta Airlines sued by man bitten by veteran's support dog in 2017 An Alabama man who was attacked by a veteran’s emotional support animal while on a 2017 Delta flight is now suing the airline and the veteran.        ...
22:39 2019-05-29

'Hadestown,' veteran Elaine May score early wins at Tony awards Elaine May and dark musical "Hadestown" were among early winners on Sunday as Broadway presented its annual Tony Awards, capping a season in which shows about race, sexual politics and a trip to the underworld stood front and center....
04:52 2019-06-10

Papa John's hires McDonald's veteran as head of restaurant operations Papa John's International Inc said on Monday it has appointed a McDonald's Corp veteran to the newly created role of chief of restaurants operations, as the pizza chain remodels itself after the departure of its scandal-hit founder....
16:52 2019-07-08

India's new government signals Hindu and India-first goals India's newly sworn-in Prime Minister Narendra Modi named a Cabinet on Friday, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous reelection and appointing a former diplomat to signal the government's focus on foreign...
13:52 2019-05-31

Veteran cleric and Hong Kong democrat keeps up quest for 'historical truth' of Tiananmen Veteran Hong Kong democracy campaigner and Baptist cleric Chu Yiu-ming was in his mid-40s when he joined demonstrators around Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, just before a bloody crackdown that roiled China....
08:52 2019-05-28

Air Force veteran, 94, wins $6.5M in Oregon lottery after checking ticket one more time before tossing it A moment of hesitation turned out to be an extremely profitable one for a former Air Force pilot who took a second glance at an Oregon lottery ticket before tossing it only to find he won $6.5 million. ...
15:52 2019-08-03

Davey G. Johnson, Veteran of Car and Driver and Jalopnik, Missing on Motorcycle Trip UPDATED Authorities are currently searching for automotive journalist Davey G. Johnson, a veteran of Car and Driver, Autoweek, Jalopnik and more, after he apparently went missing on a motorcycle ride somewhere along California State Route 49 earlier this week....
00:26 2019-06-09

MOVES-HSBC USA chief Patrick Burke to retire, Citi veteran to succeed HSBC Holdings Plc said on Monday that Patrick Burke would retire as HSBC USA's president and chief executive officer and would be succeeded by Citigroup Inc's Michael Roberts....
20:52 2019-07-08

Eagles signing Josh McCown, 40-year-old veteran quarterback, after injuries to backups With injuries to their backup QBs, the Eagles are adding QB Josh McCown, 40, who played when Philly coach Doug Pederson was still an NFL quarterback.       ...
21:26 2019-08-17

Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup A company working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former German car boss as it seeks to expand its reach....
15:26 2019-05-23

Veteran walks from Washington state to Disney World to raise suicide awareness They say it’s not the destination, it’s the journey. That’s definitely true for one Army veteran who is walking to Disney World. Considering that his starting point was in Washington state, that’s a pretty long trip. Jimmy Novak, 42, started walking from his home in Washington on March 22, Fox 35 re...
04:13 2019-08-22

Marine veteran boxer captures junior lightweight title on Memorial Day weekend Jamel Herring, a U.S. Marine veteran, defeated Masayuki Ito by unanimous decision in Florida on Saturday to become the WBO junior lightweight champion....
18:00 2019-05-28

A 96-year-old World War II veteran nails national anthem before USA-Mexico soccer match 96-year-old WWII veteran Pete DuPré brought down the house when he performed the national anthem on his harmonica before the USA-Mexico match.        ...
20:52 2019-05-27

A 100-year-old WWII veteran has wanted to skydive since 1942. He finally made the jump. A naval aviator in World War II, Ronald Mason has always wanted to parachute. Last weekend, the 100-year-old Iowan made his first jump.        ...
10:52 2019-06-05

Buyer raised asking price on Mesa home disabled veteran lost over tax dispute MESA, Ariz. (12 News) – Jim Boerner still can’t believe his days in his Mesa home might be numbered—after getting a notice from the Maricopa County Treasurer’s Office that his home would be auctioned off if he didn’t pay his back taxes by June 30. “I’m in jeopardy of not only losing something ...
18:26 2019-07-19

MLB veteran Rajai Davis helps Mets win after 2-hour Uber ride to ballpark It was quite a night for Rajai Davis of the New York Mets: It started with batting practice in Pennsylvania and ended with him smacking a three-run home run in New York to cap a Mets victory....
06:52 2019-05-23

Acosta resignation puts veteran bureaucrat Patrick Pizzella in charge of labor Patrick Pizzella, a veteran of several past Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, will take over as acting secretary of labor following the abrupt departure of Alexander Acosta Friday following controversy surrounding a plea deal he arranged for sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein in 20...
16:52 2019-07-12

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California charged with hate crimes An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD has been charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.        ...
03:13 2019-05-31

Block Trading Sales Veteran Matt Beales Joins Cboe Europe LONDON – 6 December 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Matt Beales has joined the Cboe Europe Sales team to oversee sales efforts for Cboe LIS, the company’s fast-growing block trading platform. Cb...
21:52 2019-05-21

World War II veteran 'Harmonica Pete' plays national anthem on 'Fox & Friends' after going viral A World War II veteran who goes by the beloved nickname 'Harmonica Pete' described his service and what the National Anthem means to him after performing the song for the United States Women's National team before a recent match....
22:39 2019-05-29

Veteran NFL writer Don Banks dies after covering Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremony Don Banks, best known for his 17 years at Sports Illustrated, died in his sleep Sunday after just covering the Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremonies.       ...
06:00 2019-08-05

Distant relative of NFL veteran Tyrann Mathieu accused of trying to extort millions from player: officials A distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs star Tyrann Mathieu was arrested for allegedly trying to extort millions from the defensive back, according to federal investigators....
17:52 2019-05-22

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California will face hate crime charges An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD will be charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.        ...
23:00 2019-05-30

WATCH: Dallas airport terminal falls silent as veteran's remains returned from Vietnam An entire terminal at the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport stood in silence Thursday as the remains of an American airman who died during the Vietnam War were brought home to the U.S....
01:26 2019-08-09

New Jersey veteran tested positive for rare tick-borne virus before death, daughter says A New Jersey woman says her 80-year-old Marine Corps veteran father is the individual that health officials said tested positive for a rare tick-borne illness before his death in May....
16:00 2019-06-10

Bills GM believes veteran running back LeSean McCoy can still play at high level Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is still capable of playing at a high level despite posting the worst numbers of his career last year, according to general manager Brandon Beane....
05:39 2019-07-20

Packers release veteran defensive tackle Mike Daniels after failed trade efforts After failing to swing a trade, the Green Bay Packers released veteran defensive lineman Mike Daniels in favor of a group of younger players.       ...
23:13 2019-07-24

Veteran cannabis company Harborside joins wave of US firms listing on Canadian exchange Harborside, a prominent Bay Area dispensary chain, wants to establish itself as the dominant player in Northern California's cannabis industry. To do that, it's gone to Canada....
06:13 2019-06-11

US envoy for Afghanistan on 2-week peace mission WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan is traveling to Afghanistan and also Belgium, Germany, Pakistan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates over the next two weeks as part of an effort to help end the long-running war. In Kabul, the State Department says Zalmay Khalilzad will consult with t...
20:00 2019-06-01

Report: North Korea executes envoy to US A South Korea paper citing an anonymous source said that Kim Hyok Chol was accused of being a US spy and killed. Several officials who also worked on the meeting with the US have been killed or jailed, the paper said....
17:52 2019-05-31

Trump says U.S. envoy to Japan will run to be Tennessee senator U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty will run to be the next Tennessee senator, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Friday, giving Hagerty his strong endorsement....
05:26 2019-07-13

UK's Top Envoy In US Says Trump Administration "Dysfunctional": Report Britain's ambassador in the United States has described President Donald Trump and his administration as "inept" and "uniquely dysfunctional", according to leaked diplomatic memos published by the......
05:13 2019-07-07

Report says Sudan summons its envoy from Qatar Sudan’s state-run news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned the country’s envoy from Qatar, a day after the satellite news channel Al-Jazeera said Sudanese authorities shut down its Khartoum bureau...
17:39 2019-06-01

US envoy hails latest talks with Taliban as the best ever The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan says that for the first time he can report “substantive” progress on all four issues key to a peace agreement in the country’s 17-year war...
20:13 2019-07-06

"You Don't Deserve To Represent Us'': Pak Envoy To UN Heckled At Event Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi had to leave from an event after a man heckled and accused her of corruption, saying "You are a thief and don't deserve to......
10:26 2019-08-13

"I Can Say Things About Him": Trump After UK Envoy Calls Him "Inept" US President Donald Trump hit back on Sunday and the UK launched an inquiry after leaked memos revealed Britain's ambassador in the US had described the president and his White House as "inept" and......
08:00 2019-07-08

UK's Johnson says his comments about U.S. envoy were a factor in his resignation Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, denied he was responsible for the resignation of the ambassador to Washington but admitted his comments had been a factor in the shock departure of one of the country's most senior diplomats....
21:52 2019-07-12

Brazil prosecutors seek to bar Bolsonaro's son as envoy to U.S. Brazilian federal prosecutors filed a court injunction on Monday seeking to bar the appointment of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's son Eduardo as ambassador to the United States due to his lack of experience as a diplomat....
07:13 2019-08-13

U.S. Envoy Hails Latest Talks With Taliban as the Best Ever KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan said Saturday that for the first time he can report “substantive” progress on all four issues key to a peace agreement in the country’s 17-year war, calling the latest round of talks with the Taliban the “most pro...
22:26 2019-07-06

Renault's Kangoo Be Bop was a Funky French Envoy XUV If you’re a French florist, you might think you’ve got plenty of choices when it comes to small vans. And you’d largely be right, at least until it comes time to deliver the weekly shipment of extra-tall Birds of Paradise to the reclusive heiress in the chateau on the outskirts of town. Then you’d o...
19:52 2019-08-10

| UN envoy warns of 'long and bloody war' in Libya The UN envoy for Libya has called for immediate action to cut off arms flows to the warring sides in Libya, warning that the ongoing battle for Tripoli was "just the start of a long and bloody war"....
02:00 2019-05-23

US envoy in Pakistan ahead of key Taliban talks US peace envoy to Afghanistan is meeting with Pakistan’s prime minister and other top officials before traveling to Qatar for a crucial round of peace talks with the Taliban...
19:52 2019-08-01

| UK offers 'full support' for its US envoy in Trump row British Prime Minister Theresa May's government reiterated its "full support" for its ambassador to Washington after US President Donald Trump said he would no longer deal with him....
15:13 2019-07-09

Army Veteran Everett Palmer Died in Police Custody in 2018. His Family Can't Find His Heart 41-year-old U.S. Army veteran Everett Palmer called his brother to tell him he was heading to New York to visit their sick mother. Before he left, he needed to make sure an outstanding DUI warrant in Pennsylvania was settled to be sure his license was valid....
20:39 2019-06-09

Country music icon Lee Greenwood helps gift double-amputee veteran a customized home Country music star Lee Greenwood was especially proud to be an American over the holiday weekend, after working with a non-profit to provide a specialized home for a veteran who lost both of his legs overseas....
17:39 2019-07-08

The bizarre life of 8chan owner Jim Watkins, the middle-age veteran who decamped to the Philippines and runs a pig farm YouTube/The Goldwater Over the weekend, 22 people were killed and more than two dozen others were injured in a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. A manifesto said to be from the shooting suspect appeared beforehand on an anonymous web forum named 8chan, which is owned and operated by Ji...
02:00 2019-08-06

Air Force veteran touts new shoe to honor law enforcement as Nike pulls patriotic flag sneaker Amid the controversy surrounding Nike scrapping plans for an American flag-themed sneaker, a U.S. Air Force veteran announced a new shoe he designed to benefit law enforcement officers....
17:13 2019-07-03

Marine veteran injured in deadly New Hampshire motorcycle crash sues truck driver, company A survivor of the deadly New Hampshire motorcycle crash is seeking compensation for medical expenses that could total at least $500,000.        ...
21:13 2019-07-03

Jordan summons Israeli envoy over Jerusalem 'violations' The move follows last week's clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces at one of the holiest sites for Muslims and Jews. A Jordanian-controlled religious authority, the Waqf, supervises holy sites in Jerusalem....
01:39 2019-08-19

Guaido envoy: Venezuelans want out of 'drug cartel regime' Even with support in the international community, self-appointed Venezuelan leader Juan Guaido has failed to oust President Maduro. Has Guaido's movement given false hope to Venezuelans? DW meets his envoy to the UK....
14:39 2019-05-21

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy reportedly seen with Kim Jong Un North Korean senior official and former top nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol reportedly accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to a Sunday art performance signaling that the former spymaster is alive and remains a force in North Korea's power structure....
04:00 2019-06-03

Brazil's Bolsonaro plans to tap his son as envoy to U.S. even if it hurts his popularity Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reiterated on Thursday that he intends to nominate his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States, even if it damages his popularity....
01:52 2019-07-19

U.K. Envoy's Exit Feeds British Worries of Isolation The resignation this week of Britain’s ambassador to Washington under duress has set off a period of self-examination in the U.K. as the nation struggles to find its place in the world ahead of its planned exit from the European Union....
04:52 2019-07-12

'We have nothing to hide', Iran envoy replies to Trump allegation All Iran's nuclear activities are monitored by the U.N. atomic watchdog policing its nuclear deal with major powers, its ambassador to the watchdog said on Wednesday, after U.S. President Donald Trump said it was secretly enriching uranium....
18:26 2019-07-10

UN envoy warns Libya is on verge of descending to civil war UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Libya is warning that the oil-rich nation “is on the verge of descending into a civil war” that could divide the country and imperil the security of its neighbors and the wider Mediterranean region. Ghassan Salame told the Security Council on Tues...
17:52 2019-05-21

Trump’s UN envoy nominee defends climate record WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations is defending her record on climate change, saying it is a “real risk to our planet” that must be addressed. Kelly Knight Craft tells the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesd...
17:00 2019-06-19

Yemen: UN Envoy ‘guilty’ of optimistic hope that war is ‘nearing the end’ With Yemen once again at a “crucial moment” the UN Special Envoy trying to facilitate peace there told Security Council members on Thursday that despite the dangers of being over optimistic, he could not help thinking the country could finally be “nearing the end of its war.”...
20:00 2019-07-18

North Korea U.N. envoy slams U.S. for seized ship North Korea accused the United States of violating international law on Tuesday at the United Nations during an unprecedented press conference delivered by Pyongyang's top envoy to the U.N....
18:13 2019-05-21

Chinese envoy says Syngenta takeover was a bad deal: report Beijing's ambassador to Switzerland said ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of seed and agrochemicals firm Syngenta was a mistake, adding he would have tried to stop the 2017 deal had he been in Bern at the time, a newspaper reported in an interview on Saturday....
17:39 2019-06-29

Iran tells German envoy its patience is over: Fars Iran told a German envoy seeking to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal that its patience was over and urged the treaty's remaining signatories to fulfill their commitments after the United States pulled out, the Fars news agency reported on Thursday....
19:39 2019-05-23

UN envoy: Goal now must be Afghan-Taliban peace negotiations The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says all peace efforts including a new initiative by Germany and Qatar for talks among Afghans must be directed at starting formal negotiations between the government and the Taliban....
00:52 2019-06-20

"Speak Up Without Fear", Says UK Foreign Minister After Envoy To US Quits Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt urged British diplomats to keep speaking "without fear or favour" following the resignation of the ambassador to the United States over leaked memos that criticised the......
08:26 2019-07-12

U.N., Syria close to agreeing constitutional committee: envoy The United Nations is close to agreement with Syria on establishing a constitutional committee, the U.N. Secretary General's Syria envoy Geir Pedersen told reporters on Wednesday....
16:52 2019-07-10

Chinese envoy says Syngenta takeover was a bad deal - report Beijing's ambassador to Switzerland said ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of seed and agrochemicals firm Syngenta was a mistake, adding he would have tried to stop the 2017 deal had he been in Bern at the time, a newspaper reported in an interview on Saturday....
12:26 2019-06-29

US envoy says Russia still stands with Maduro, contradicting Trump Elliott Abrams says Russians ‘have not abandoned’ Nicolas Maduro despite US president’s tweetThe US special envoy for Venezuela has said that Moscow has “not abandoned” the regime of Nicolás Maduro and that the Russian presence in the South American country has not significantly changed since the fa...
23:52 2019-06-06

UN envoy attacks lack of 'moral motivation' to end Libyan war Ghassan Salamé, UN special envoy for Libya, says country is viewed as a prizeThe international community lacks the moral motivation to end the Libyan civil war and largely views the country as a prize to be captured, the UN’s special envoy for Libya has said.Ghassan Salamé’s complaint came as one of...
23:26 2019-05-22

Johnson declines to back UK envoy to Washington over Trump row Boris Johnson, the leading contender to become Britain's prime minister, declined to say whether he would keep the country's ambassador to Washington in his job after the envoy was criticized publicly by U.S. President Donald Trump....
03:39 2019-07-10

Libya detention centre attack is possible war crime, says UN envoy Warlord Khalifa Haftar blamed for strikes in which at least 44 people are killedAt least 44 people, and possibly many more, have been killed in the bombing of a detention centre south of Tripoli condemned by the UN Libya envoy as a possible war crime.Ghassan Salamé said the attack, apparently carrie...
14:26 2019-07-03

Future of last nuclear pact between Russia and U.S. uncertain: U.S. envoy The last major nuclear arms control treaty between Russia and the United States is outdated and flawed, the U.S. ambassador to Moscow said on Wednesday, saying it could be scrapped altogether when it expires in 2021 and replaced with something else....
00:13 2019-08-15

US Envoy Calls For Beijing 'Dialogue' With Dalai Lama The US ambassador to China has called on Beijing to open a "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama in remarks made this week during a rare visit to Tibet, his embassy said Saturday....
19:13 2019-05-25

Vatican envoy: Nicaraguan government says talks ‘concluded’ The Vatican’s diplomatic envoy to Nicaragua says he has received a letter from President Daniel Ortega’s government apparently saying talks with the opposition on resolving the country’s more than year-old political standoff are done...
19:52 2019-08-01

UN envoy: Islamic State revival in Iraq must be prevented UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Iraq is calling for “wide-based international support” to prevent Islamic State extremists from regaining a foothold in the country. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert also told the Security Council on Tuesday that if the issue of thousands of returning I...
02:39 2019-05-22

Yemen's president in letter to UN chief criticizes his envoy Yemen's president has sent a letter to the U.N. chief criticizing his envoy to the war-torn Arab country over allegedly siding with the Iran-aligned Houthi rebels....
13:00 2019-05-24

Iran summons Emirates’ top envoy over US drone incident Iran summons the United Arab Emirates’ top envoy to Tehran to protest the neighboring Arab nation’s decision to allow the U.S. to use a base there to launch a drone that Iran says entered its airspace...
17:26 2019-06-22

U.S. envoy says latest peace talks with Taliban 'most productive' so far U.S. and Taliban officials will reconvene on Tuesday to continue peace talks described as the "most productive session" by a top U.S. negotiator leading the discussions with the hardline Islamists group to end the Afghan war....
02:26 2019-07-07

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy seen with Kim Jong Un: KCNA North Korea's former top nuclear envoy, Kim Yong Chol, accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to an art performance, state news agency KCNA said on Monday, signaling that the former spymaster is alive and remains a force in the power structure....
08:26 2019-06-03

Envoy says Sudan talks to resume as strike suspended Sudan's military and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council, an Ethiopian envoy said on Tuesday, as an opposition alliance said it was suspending its campaign of civil disobedience and strikes....
22:26 2019-06-11

Yemen’s president in letter to UN chief criticizes his envoy SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s president has sent a letter to the U.N. chief criticizing his envoy to the war-torn Arab country over allegedly siding with the Iran-aligned Houthi rebels. President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi’s letter to António Guterres was released late Thursday. In the letter...
14:39 2019-05-24

"Full Support" For US Envoy Kim Darroch In Trump Row: UK Government British Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Monday reiterated its "full support" for its ambassador to Washington after US President Donald Trump said he would no longer deal with him....
01:13 2019-07-09

U.S. envoy Jeffrey calls for ceasefire in Syria's Idlib A ceasefire is needed in Syria's Idlib province, which has seen a recent upsurge in violence, and the United States is working toward a halt to the clashes, which have put tremendous pressure on civilians there, U.S. envoy James Jeffrey said on Wednesday....
17:52 2019-05-22

Iran summons UK envoy over 'unfounded' tanker accusations Iran on Saturday summoned the British ambassador to Tehran after London blamed it for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the semi-official Students News Agency ISNA reported, a claim denied by the British government....
09:26 2019-06-16

As resistance mounts, Brazil's Bolsonaro sticks by son for U.S. envoy Brazil's right-wing president, Jair Bolsonaro, plans to push ahead with the appointment of his son Eduardo for ambassador to the United States despite accusations of nepotism and mounting resistance in his country's Congress....
03:00 2019-08-22

Countries fueling Libya conflict must be stopped: U.N. envoy Libya is on the brink of a civil war that could "lead to the permanent division of the country," a top U.N. official warned the Security Council on Tuesday as he urged the world body to stop countries that were fueling the conflict with weapons....
22:52 2019-05-21

US Will Sanction Any Country That Imports Iranian Oil: Special Envoy The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the US special envoy for Iran said on Friday....
20:39 2019-06-28

US Envoy Congratulates S Jaishankar On Appointment As Foreign Minister The US Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster, has congratulated Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on taking over as India's External Affairs Minister. A former career diplomat, S Jaishankar has previously served......
17:00 2019-06-02

Shouldn't Let "Minor Speed Bumps" Come In Way Of Relations With US: Envoy Hopeful that India and the United States will find a "mutually satisfactory" solution to their bilateral differences, the Indian Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla said that the two countries......
23:00 2019-07-12

Pompeo looking into reports that North Korea executed envoy to the U.S. North Korea has previously executed scapegoats to atone for high-profile political flops, and the most recent summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump ended in failure, leaving Kim embarrassed on the world stage....
13:13 2019-05-31

Saudi vice minister of defense says met with U.N. envoy to Yemen Saudi vice minister of defense Khalid bin Salman stressed Saudi support for a political solution in Yemen in a meeting with U.N. special envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths on Monday....
00:39 2019-07-16

Syrian constitution body could convene soon: Russian envoy Russia hopes that an agreement can be reached soon under U.N. auspices on forming Syria's new constitutional committee and that it can convene in Geneva as early as September, Moscow's envoy said on Friday....
14:52 2019-08-09

Trump assails Theresa May, UK envoy in Twitter rant Donald Trump has lashed out at Theresa May after the leak of diplomatic memos criticizing his presidency. The UK has been scrambling to stem the damage caused by the release of confidential telegrams over the weekend....
06:26 2019-07-09

US envoy launches new push on Afghan talks with Taliban ISLAMABAD (AP) — Renewed efforts are underway to jumpstart stalled peace talks with the Taliban as a U.S. envoy is in Kabul and Pakistani and Afghan officials are meeting in Islamabad. U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad says he’s holding meetings with Kabul officials on Monday, seeking to bring about...
09:13 2019-06-10

U.N. Yemen envoy 'alarmed' by military escalation in Aden: statement The United Nations special envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, expressed concern on Wednesday about a military escalation in the southern port city of Aden, the seat of Yemen's internationally recognized government, and he called for dialogue....
20:26 2019-08-07

Trump envoy: ISIS ‘quite active’ in Assad-controlled Syria Islamic State terrorists are “quite active” in the Syrian territory beyond the reach of the U.S.-led coalition that dismantled the self-proclaimed caliphate, a key U.S. diplomat said Wednesday....
06:00 2019-05-23

U.N. envoy meets UAE minister to discuss fighting in Libya: tweet The U.N. envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, has met United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi to discuss ways to end the fighting in Libya, the U.N. Support Mission in Libya said in a tweet on Tuesday....
01:13 2019-07-17

Trump considering North Korea envoy as next ambassador to Russia: source Stephen Biegun, the diplomat who has been leading efforts to revive stalled U.S. denuclearization talks with North Korea, is under consideration to be President Donald Trump's next ambassador to Russia, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday....
04:52 2019-08-13

Britain confirms envoy to Iran summoned over oil tanker seizure Britain's Foreign Office confirmed on Thursday that its ambassador to Tehran had been summoned over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar....
18:13 2019-07-04

North Korea Envoy Warns U.S. Over ‘Outrageous’ Ship Seizure After calling the United States “a gangster country” in a letter to the United Nations secretary general, the North’s ambassador to the world body held a rare news conference to deliver a warning....
21:52 2019-05-21

Islamic State could re-emerge in Syria, Chinese envoy warns China's envoy said on Tuesday that there was a danger of Islamic State forces reviving in Syria and called for progress in the political process between the Assad government and opposition....
13:00 2019-08-20

Libya’s counterterrorism force condemns U.N. envoy’s 'terrorist' statements The U.N. envoy to Libya and the country's Counter Terrorism Force are at odds after the envoy asserted that there were extremists fighting within the ranks of forces loyal to the Government of National Accord....
18:13 2019-08-05

German envoy visits Iran to mediate as tensions rise A senior German diplomat was in Tehran on Thursday for meetings with Iranian officials to try to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and cool tensions in the region, a German diplomatic source told Reuters....
13:26 2019-05-23