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Russia arrests Putin critic Alexei Navalny, hundreds more for taking part in anti-corruption protest

Russian authorities arrested Alexei Navalny, President Vladimir Putin’s fiercest critic, together with hundreds other protesters who went to the streets following the arrest of a journalist....

Russia arrests Putin critic Alexei Navalny, hundreds more for taking part in anti-corruption protest

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Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is hospitalized after being detained Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was hospitalized with an "acute allergic reaction" after being arrested last week, may have been affected by an "unknown chemical substance," said a spokesman for Navalny, citing a physician....
19:26 2019-07-31

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says he was poisoned in custody Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has filed an official complaint saying he was poisoned while in jail on Sunday. Five people have been detained for organizing last weekend's protests in Moscow....
08:26 2019-08-02

Russia's Alexei Navalny may have been poisoned: doctor A Russian doctor has said the opposition leader's symptoms suggest that he might have been targeted with a "toxic agent." Berlin has urged Moscow to release over 1,300 prisoners arrested during Navalny-backed protests....
18:52 2019-07-31

Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Arrested Ahead Of Protest Rally Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said he was arrested this morning, in an apparent move by the authorities to prevent a major protest rally this week....
10:39 2019-07-24

Kremlin critic Navalny jailed for 30 days for calling protest Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was jailed for 30 days on Wednesday, his spokeswoman said, ahead of a march he planned to lead in Moscow in protest at the exclusion of several opposition-minded candidates from a local election in September....
00:39 2019-07-25

Russian Police Arrest Hundreds at Protest, Including Navalny, After Reporter’s Release Riot police dragged demonstrators from the crowd and arrested news photographers and reporters at a protest called to support the journalist Ivan Golunov, who had been detained and abruptly freed....
19:00 2019-06-12

Aleksei Navalny Is Again Arrested in Russia Over Plans for Protest His detention came shortly after a demonstration on Saturday against the exclusion of most opposition-minded candidates from an election for the Moscow legislature in September....
15:00 2019-07-24

Russian police make hundreds of arrests at Moscow protest More than 800 detained in protest triggered by refusal to let opposition candidates stand in electionsRiot police in Moscow made mass arrests on Saturday in an attempt to quash a protest rally that had been banned by authorities.The rally was the latest episode of a nascent protest movement, trigger...
07:26 2019-08-04

Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny detained ahead of protests A day earlier Navalny had called on protesters to continue rallies against a decision to leave opposition candidates off local election ballot papers. He has faced repeated legal trouble, often tied to laws on protests....
12:52 2019-07-24

Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny sentenced to 30 days in prison A day earlier Navalny had called on protesters to continue rallies against a decision to leave opposition candidates off local election ballot papers. He has faced repeated legal trouble, often tied to laws on protests....
05:26 2019-07-25

Kremlin critic Navalny says he was poisoned in custody: lawyer Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has filed an official complaint saying he was poisoned while in custody on Sunday, his lawyer Vadim Kobzev said on social media....
20:39 2019-08-01

Kremlin critic Navalny 'tested negative for poison' The Russian hospital which has treated opposition leader Alexei Navalny for an apparent allergic reaction says doctors did not find any traces of poison in his system....
17:52 2019-07-31

Kremlin critic Navalny points blame at Russian authorities for mysterious allergic reaction Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Monday questioned whether Russian authorities were to blame for a mysterious allergic reaction that left him hospitalized....
19:26 2019-07-31

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters in a bid to block a debate on a highly controversial law that would allow extradition to mainland China....
07:26 2019-06-12

Russian police arrest Navalny ally Leonid Volkov over protest rally A senior aide to Russia's opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained over a rally organized by the opposition last year. In 2018, Navalny himself served two stints in jail for violating protest laws....
14:39 2019-05-21

Russia freezes bank accounts linked to opposition politician Navalny Russian authorities on Thursday froze a slew of bank accounts linked to jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny as part of a money laundering investigation that his allies say is a trumped-up attempt to cripple his political movement....
15:00 2019-08-08

Europe: Record steroid bust leads to hundreds of arrests A Europe-wide police operation has led to the seizure of tons of steroids, 234 arrests, and the dismantling of 17 crime groups. It was the largest operation of its kind ever conducted....
06:26 2019-07-09

ICE Arrests Hundreds in Mississippi Raids Targeting Immigrant Workers More than 600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were involved in what the authorities said might be the largest worksite enforcement action in a single state....
15:52 2019-08-08

Japan arrests man for stabbing police officer, taking gun Japanese police on Monday arrested a man on charges of stabbing a police officer and grabbing a loaded handgun in a western city near Osaka, which hosts a summit of the G20 grouping next week, police said....
09:52 2019-06-17

Russia probe critic Gaetz accuses feds of shrugging off threat against him Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz is questioning whether federal prosecutors are applying a double standard by not bringing charges in connection with a graphic threat against him -- and suggesting his criticism of the Russia probe might even be a factor. ...
18:39 2019-07-17

Russian opposition plans new protest despite over 1,000 arrests Russia's anti-Kremlin opposition said it was planning a nationwide protest next weekend despite police forcibly detaining over 1,000 people on Saturday for attending what they said was an illegal march in Moscow to demand free elections....
18:39 2019-08-04

Kazakhstan updates tally of protest arrests to nearly 4,000 MOSCOW (AP) — Kazakhstan’s interior minister has updated the tally of arrests during protests before and after the presidential election earlier this month to nearly 4,000 people. Erlan Turgumbayev said in comments carried by local media Tuesday that out of the total, nearly 700 were sentenced...
10:13 2019-06-18

Hundreds Arrested in Moscow as Protests Pile Pressure on Putin Police detained hundreds of people at a protest in the Russian capital demanding fair elections, as a recent wave of public discontent in Russia showed few signs of abating....
18:00 2019-08-03

Anti-ICE protest in Portland leads to at least a dozen arrests At least a dozen anti-ICE protesters were arrested in Portland, Ore., on Friday after blocking a driveway to the local office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement....
06:13 2019-08-03

Hongkongers stage 'laser show' to protest against arrests – video Protesters in Hong Kong gathered to support the use of laser pointers in demonstrations after a university student leader was arrested for buying and carrying laser pointers. Police had sought to justify the arrest of Keith Fong, head of the Baptist University student union, by showing how one of th...
17:26 2019-08-08

Russian police make mass arrests at Moscow protest Nearly 200 detained in protest triggered by refusal to let opposition candidates stand in electionsRiot police in Moscow made mass arrests on Saturday in an attempt to quash a protest rally that had been banned by authorities.The rally was the latest episode of a nascent protest movement, triggered ...
16:00 2019-08-03

Arrests at protest over New York Times' 'unacceptable' climate coverage Protesters block avenue between Port Authority and NYTExtinction Rebellion calls for better coverage of climate crisisA climate change protest orchestrated by the Extinction Rebellion activist group briefly blocked Eighth Avenue in New York on Saturday afternoon, between the Port Authority transit h...
21:26 2019-06-22

Mass arrests made at climate protest outside New York Times building A protest in front of the New York Times building in Midtown spiraled into chaos Saturday afternoon when nearly 70 demonstrators were taken into police custody, according to cops. The protestors, identified as activist group Extinction Rebellion NYC, first gathered at Bryant Park around noon and the...
04:01 2019-06-23

Over 20 arrests made in protest of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.        ...
01:00 2019-07-18

'No tears, no blood': Hongkongers stage huge laser show to protest against arrests City’s residents respond after police arrest student leader for possessing an offensive weapon, also known as a laser pointerHundreds of people have staged a “laser show” in Hong Kong to protest against the arrest of a student union leader who bought a bag of laser pointers for possessing an offensi...
10:13 2019-08-08

Let’s Mosey on in to the exciting first part of what will hopefully be a long, slow, pains-taking se Let’s Mosey on in to the exciting first part of what will hopefully be a long, slow, pains-taking series in which Tim Teaches Jason Japanese. It’s Chrono Trigger! Heck yeah! Learn Japanese with us, in the chat....
02:13 2019-08-17

British soldier taking part in Normandy D-day commemorations drowns Darren Jones pulled from canal that was first site liberated by second world war allies in 1944A British soldier taking part in commemorations of the 75th anniversary of D-day has drowned at a historic second world war battle site in Normandy.L/Cpl Darren Jones, 30, of the Royal Engineers was declar...
20:13 2019-06-03

Mexico Charges Former Oil Official With Bribery in Anticorruption Drive The administration of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced its first major anti-corruption prosecution, delivering on a central campaign promise....
04:13 2019-05-29

| Russian police detain hundreds at Moscow protest Russian police have detained hundreds of people attending a protest in the country's capital, Moscow, to demand free elections, according to a monitoring group....
20:13 2019-08-03

Hundreds arrested as Kazakhs protest against 'rigged' election Little change expected despite Nursultan Nazarbayev stepping down after 30 years in power Hundreds of people have been arrested in Kazakhstan while protesting against a stage-managed election that they say will deprive them of a political voice.Voters have been going to the polls to elect a successo...
07:52 2019-06-10

Hundreds Protest in Indian-Controlled Kashmir After Crackdown (NEW DELHI) — Hundreds of people have held a street protest in Indian-controlled Kashmir as India’s government assured the Supreme Court that the situation in the disputed region is being reviewed daily and unprecedented security restrictions will be removed over the next few days. Carry...
21:00 2019-08-16

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president’s re-election Indonesia’s General Election Commission (KPU) confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, giving Widodo a 55.5 percent share of votes against 44.5 percent for Prabowo Subianto. Widodo won more than 85 million votes of a total of 154 million cast in the world’s th...
21:39 2019-05-21

Hundreds Protest At Hong Kong Airport, Day After Shutdown Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters staged a new rally on Tuesday at Hong Kong's airport, a day after a massive demonstration there triggered a shutdown at the busy international travel hub....
10:26 2019-08-13

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president's re-election Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent who refused to concede as his supporters gathered in the capital in protest at the result....
15:00 2019-05-21

Hundreds detained as Kazakhs protest 'rigged' election Police in Kazakhstan's biggest city were put on high alert overnight as protests against what many see as a rigged presidential election continued, resulting in hundreds of people being detained, police sources said on Tuesday....
09:00 2019-06-11

Hundreds of Ethiopian Israelis protest police violence Hundreds of Israelis are protesting across the country against alleged police brutality against the country’s Ethiopian community following the killing of an Ethiopian Israeli teen by an off-duty police officer...
19:26 2019-07-02

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh vote as hundreds protest Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the interim president of Kazakhstan hand-picked by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as his successor, will confirm his position on Sunday in an election triggered by Nazarbayev's resignation....
13:39 2019-06-09

What the Protests in Russia Mean for President Putin Over last weekend, the decision by Russian electoral authorities to bar independent and opposition candidates from running in Moscow City Council elections prompted protests that turned violent as Moscow police cracked down hard on those that turned out, leading to the arrests of nearly 1,400. Meanw...
19:39 2019-07-31

Putin says Russia, US looking into new nuclear talks American and Russian diplomats are preparing the ground for possible nuclear disarmament talks, Russia's Vladimir Putin has said at a G20 summit in Osaka. The two sides suspended the key INF treaty earlier this year....
03:13 2019-06-30

Putin says Russia will do all it can to improve ties with U.S. Russia's president said on Saturday that Moscow would do all it could to improve relations with the United States that have been strained by years of diplomatic conflicts over Ukraine and accusations of Russian meddling in U.S. elections....
12:26 2019-06-29

Hundreds defy restrictions to join street protest in Kashmir Carrying green Islamic flags and placards reading “Stop Genocide in Kashmir, Wake Up World,” young and old people took to the streets in Srinagar, the region’s main city....
04:13 2019-08-17

Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists protest against Trump peace plan Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists marched in the capital on Friday to denounce Washington's peace plan to end the Arab-Israeli conflict and demand their government boycott a conference in Bahrain next week that will examine the project....
20:13 2019-06-21

Hundreds of cyclists hold 'die-in' in New York City to protest deaths Three cyclists were killed in one week: ‘People are literally dying on the streets because they’re not being adequately protected’New York City cyclists have staged a “die-in” protest after three cyclists were killed in a span of a week, bringing the total number of cyclist deaths in the city this y...
16:39 2019-07-10

Raw: Hundreds of thousands protest extradition bill in Hong Kong Proposed amendments to a Hong Kong extradition bill that would allow the transfer of criminals to China drew hundreds of thousands of protesters.        ...
05:13 2019-06-10

Hundreds Arrested in Kazakhstan as Demonstrators Protest Presidential Vote (MOSCOW) — Police detained hundreds of people in Kazakhstan amid unauthorized protests of a presidential election Sunday that opponents alleged was a fake exercise in democracy. Officers, some in riot gear with shields and helmets, broke up the demonstrations in the capital, Nur-Sultan, and in...
05:52 2019-06-10

Hundreds protest slow movement on rent rules in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Hundreds of protesters frustrated by the slow movement of proposals to strengthen tenant protections in New York state have blocked access to the Senate and Assembly chambers. The group marched through the Capitol chanting protests Tuesday morning before taking positions outside ...
20:13 2019-06-04

Kazakhstan elects Tokayev as Nazarbayev successor as hundreds protest The designated successor of former leader Nursultan Nazarbayev is set to win the presidency in a vote overshadowed by the arrests of more than 500 protesters. Nazarbayev stepped down in March after decades in power....
02:13 2019-06-10

| Hundreds rally in Delhi to protest against India's Kashmir move Hundreds of people have rallied in the Indian capital to protest against the scrapping of a constitutional provision that granted special status to Indian-administered Kashmir....
00:26 2019-08-08

Hundreds gather to protest Florida detention center for kids HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Hundreds of protesters are gathering in South Florida to protest outside a facility that has become the nation’s biggest location for detaining immigrant children. A coalition of religious groups and immigrant advocates said Sunday they want the detention center in Homes...
20:39 2019-06-16

Watch: Hundreds detained in Moscow protest for fair election Hundreds of people were arrested in Moscow on Saturday for a second weekend running as police again clamped down on a rally calling for free elections.        ...
00:00 2019-08-04

Hundreds of thousands turn out for peaceful Hong Kong protest Hong Kong enjoyed a rare calm weekend after 10 weeks of civil unrest, with no violent clashes reported Sunday as up to 1.7 million protesters turned local streets into seas of umbrellas amid torrential rains. Riot police who have repeatedly clashed with pro-democracy demonstrators kept a low profile...
00:26 2019-08-19

Putin says he does not want Russia to impose sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said in televised comments on Tuesday that he did not support a parliamentary call to impose tough economic sanctions on Georgia....
17:39 2019-07-09

Putin's Russia 'is not an empire' despite Crimea annexation Historian Martin Aust sat down with DW to discuss Russia's imperial heritage and the annexation of Crimea. He also offered predictions about life in the country if and when President Vladimir Putin ultimately steps down....
01:00 2019-06-13

Vladimir Putin Says Russia Will Do All It Can To Improve Ties With US Russia's president said on Saturday that Moscow would do all it could to improve relations with the United States that have been strained by years of diplomatic conflicts over Ukraine and accusations......
19:00 2019-06-29

British PM May could meet Russia's Putin at G20: The Times Prime Minister Theresa May is considering a face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at this month's G20 summit in Japan in an effort to begin a thaw in relations before a new British leader comes to power, The Times newspaper reported....
09:52 2019-06-17

With an Eye on China, Russia's Putin Blasts U.S. Dominance Russian President Vladimir Putin attacked the Trump administration for its use of tariffs and sanctions, putting Moscow firmly in China’s corner in its standoff with the U.S....
20:52 2019-06-07

Russia Protests Raise Pressure on Putin Police detained hundreds of people at a protest in the Russian capital demanding fair elections, as a recent wave of public discontent in Russia showed few signs of abating....
09:39 2019-08-05

Russia lost most men in WW2. So why wasn't Putin at D-Day commemoration? Among the world leaders who joined Queen Elizabeth II and other heads of state to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, one was conspicuously absent: Russian President Vladimir Putin....
14:13 2019-06-07

Putin Says Russia Will Spy on U.S. to Match Missile Development President Vladimir Putin ordered an increase in Russian spying on U.S. development of short- and intermediate-range missiles and said Russia would match any the U.S. builds, after the collapse of a treaty that outlawed the weapons....
20:13 2019-08-05

Russia's Putin says he 'sympathized' with Trump before U.S. election Russian President Vladimir Putin said he had "sympathized" with Donald Trump before the 2016 presidential election that swept Trump to power because of his desire to restore normal relations with Russia....
02:00 2019-07-20

Man dies after taking part in taco-eating contest at minor league baseball game A Fresno man died Tuesday after he participated in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game, officials said. Dana Hutchings, 41, was pronounced dead at Community Regional Medical Center after he was rushed there from Chukchansi Park, home of the Fresno Grizzlies. He collapsed during the...
01:52 2019-08-15

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest bill that would allow extraditions to China The city has been shaken by the growing reach of Chinese security forces, which have abducted dissident publishers and business executives off the streets without legal proceedings....
02:52 2019-06-10

Hong Kong: hundreds of thousands join protest in pouring rain Huge crowds fill downtown park and surrounding streets, forcing police to block roadsHong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefullyHundreds of thousands of Hong Kong people flocked to a downtown park for a fresh rally after two months of increasingly violent clashes that have prompted severe warnin...
14:52 2019-08-18

Hong Kong protest draws hundreds of thousands over extradition bill Several hundred thousand people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday night to protest a new extradition law that would allow China to extradite suspects from the city to face charges in mainland China....
18:00 2019-06-09

Hundreds Of Thousands In Hong Kong Protest Bill On Chinese Extraditions Corporate lawyers and university students, housewives and religious leaders, migrant workers and artists - a seeming cross-section of society - rose up on Sunday in one of the largest demonstrations......
03:52 2019-06-10

Hundreds protest outside Hong Kong government headquarters before debate on extradition law Hundreds of protesters surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong on Wednesday as the administration prepared to open debate on a highly controversial extradition law that would allow accused people to be sent to China for trial....
10:13 2019-06-12

Hundreds detained in shoving match with Moscow police over election protest Hundreds of protesters, including prominent activists, were detained Saturday near the the Moscow mayor's office.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

Putin says informed Trump about Russia's actions in Syria Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he had informed U.S. President Donald Trump about Russia's actions in Syria, adding that the two countries had maintained contacts about the Middle East nation....
12:26 2019-06-29

Russia Protests Present New Challenge to Putin's Dominance A surge in Moscow’s protest movement has presented the biggest challenge in nearly a decade to President Vladimir Putin’s heavy-handed political system, giving Russians the chance to air an array of grievances over economic stagnation, lack of political choice and the Kremlin’s geopolitical isolatio...
08:00 2019-08-12

Putin: Skripal attack should not affect UK-Russia relations Russian president says the Salisbury poisonings are not worth ‘all this fuss’Vladimir Putin has said ahead of his meeting with Theresa May at the G20 summit in Japan that relations between Britain and Russia should not suffer because of last year’s nerve agent attack on the former spy Sergei Skripal...
02:52 2019-06-28

Russia's Vladimir Putin rejects sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is against imposing sanctions on Georgia despite an escalating row. A prominent Georgian journalist recently went on an expletive-filled tirade against Putin while live on air....
20:00 2019-07-09

Russia's Putin signs law suspending INF disarmament treaty Russian President Vladimir Putin signed legislation suspending a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, according to the law published on Wednesday on an official government website....
15:52 2019-07-03

Vladimir Putin: Sanctions hurt Europe more than Russia President Vladimir Putin has fielded a string of complaints from Russian citizens during his annual televised call-in show. Western sanctions and falling incomes have seen the Russian leader's popularity slide....
14:39 2019-06-20

Russia Must End "Irresponsible Activity": Theresa May To Vladimir Putin British Prime Minister Theresa May told Vladimir Putin on Friday Russia must end its "irresponsible and destabilising activity" if relations between the two countries, soured the poisoning of a former......
14:52 2019-06-28

Russia's Putin gives China's Xi ice cream on his 66th birthday Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday on Saturday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who Xi considers a close friend and who gave Xi ice cream as a present, Chinese state media reported....
13:00 2019-06-15

Russia's Putin renames airports after famous Russians Poet Alexander Pushkin and Empress Elizabeth Petrovna are among the famous Russians to have airports named after them. The names were chosen by the public, who were able to nominate and vote for their preferred icons....
08:13 2019-06-01

Vladimir Putin has dominated Russia for 20 years. Will he ever step down? On August 9, 1999, Russian history changed forever when Boris Yeltsin named Vladimir Putin, his former head of domestic intelligence, as acting prime minister. It seemed likely to be a short-lived appointment....
02:00 2019-08-09

Michael Gandolfini Reveals the ''Hardest Part'' of Taking On Late Father's Iconic Sopranos Role Michael Gandolfini is revealing how stepping into his father's shoes helped him to get through the tough "grieving process." When his father, James Gandolfini, died in June......
02:13 2019-08-14

Portland police seek others taking part in violent Antifa assaults, as more details of attacks revealed Authorities in Oregon released additional photos on Tuesday of people believed to have been involved in violent Antifa-led attacks last weekend that injured several conservative demonstrators -- and at least one journalist -- as new details of some of the assaults have been revealed....
01:00 2019-07-04

Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest Hong Kong protest against China Heavy rain failed to keep hundreds of thousands of protesters from swarming Hong Kong streets Sunday to rally against the Beijing government.        ...
05:39 2019-08-19

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill Several hundred thousand people jammed Hong Kong's streets on Sunday in the biggest rally for years to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
13:39 2019-06-09

Hundreds protest plan to release convicted killer of 16-year-old New York girl Hundreds of people marched silently through the streets of a suburban New York town in the dark on Saturday with candles illuminating the path taken by a 16-year-old girl who was brutally murdered as she walked home from the library nearly 40 years ago. ...
09:39 2019-06-16

Hundreds protest in New York after police officer avoids charges in chokehold case Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest a decision by the U.S. Department of Justice not to bring federal charges against a policeman accused in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in 2014....
02:01 2019-07-18

Russia's Putin orders troops to help fight Siberia wildfires Russia's military will join the combat against wildfires raging in Siberia as they rip through several remote regions, Kremlin officials said. The fires are affecting Arctic snow, a climate expert told DW....
18:52 2019-07-31

Russia's Putin says U.S. move against Huawei aims to weaken China Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that U.S moves against technology giant Huawei aimed to weaken China, while U.S. tariffs sought to hold the Chinese economy back....
13:26 2019-06-20

'We have to fight for our rights': Is Russia ready to defy Vladimir Putin? Discontent and a push for political reforms have led to the largest protests in Moscow in almost a decade On the terrace of a recently renovated market hall overlooking Moscow’s Trubnaya Square, lounge music beats played as well-dressed customers drank from bottles of craft beer or cradled glasses o...
11:39 2019-08-05

Russia's Putin extends passport offer to Ukraine citizens Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an order on Wednesday further expanding the number of Ukrainian citizens who can apply for fast-track Russian passports....
20:26 2019-07-17

Putin orders suspension of passenger flights from Russia to Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin has temporarily banned passenger flights from Russia to Georgia, the Kremlin said on Friday following an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi triggered by the visit of a Russian lawmaker....
03:00 2019-06-22

Russia’s Putin tries softer touch as his approval rating falls. Will it last? President Vladimir Putin will be doing his annual television call-in show at a time when the Kremlin is becoming more sensitive to shifting public opinions as challenges to authority have appeared more frequently on the political landscape....
01:39 2019-06-20

Russia's Putin orders army to help battle wildfires in Siberia Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered the army to help firefighters battle wildfires in Siberia but environmentalists said the move was unlikely to produce a quick breakthrough....
19:52 2019-07-31

Russia's Putin says liberal values are obsolete: Financial Times Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview published on Thursday that liberal values were obsolete because they had been rejected by the majority of the people in Western nations....
22:26 2019-06-27

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping talk Russia-China relations The Russian and Chinese leaders are set to once again meet at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum after having cozied up repeatedly in recent years. Miodrag Soric reports from Moscow....
03:00 2019-06-05

Ukraine's president ready to meet Russia's Putin in Minsk Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is ready to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Minsk for talks that would also involve Germany, Britain, the United States and France, Zelenskiy said in a social media video on Monday....
12:39 2019-07-08

Hundreds of loggers, farmers, ranchers circle Oregon Capitol to protest climate bill Hundreds of loggers and farmers rallied at the Capitol Thursday against a greenhouse gas emissions bill and in support of 11 absent Republican senators.        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

Russia protests: Police arrest hundreds at Moscow rally Demonstrators in Russia have launched fresh protests against unfair treatment of the opposition ahead of city elections in Moscow next month. Authorities have detained scores of protesters, a monitoring group said....
16:26 2019-08-03

Trump Re-Election Campaign Makes US-Russia Talks "Not So Simple": Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he was ready to hold talks with Donald Trump if that was what his U.S. counterpart wanted, but added that Trump's re-election campaign could......
19:26 2019-06-20

Russia calls Georgian TV tirade against Putin a ploy to derail ties Russia on Monday condemned an obscenity-laden tirade against President Vladimir Putin by a Georgian television presenter, calling it an unacceptable political provocation by radical forces designed to spoil relations....
12:39 2019-07-08

Russia's Putin may discuss Belarus-Kazakh oil proposal next week: Kremlin Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko may discuss the latter's proposal for Belarus to buy oil from Kazakhstan when they meet next week in the Kazakh city of Nur-Sultan, the Kremlin said on Thursday....
12:39 2019-05-23

Russia will only make a few units of a hypersonic weapon Putin bragged about: US intel The Kremlin is having a hard time finding a source for the critical carbon fiber components needed to produce the weapon, a hypersonic glide vehicle dubbed Avangard....
19:39 2019-07-01

Vladimir Putin: Russia open to new talks with U.S. to avoid 'chaos without rules' Now that the U.S. has left the 32-year-old Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, Russia is ready to open discussions on a potential successor to avoid an arms race, Kremlin President Vladimir Putin said Monday....
10:13 2019-08-06

Russia agrees with Saudi to extend OPEC deal by six-nine months: Putin Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with OPEC on reducing oil output, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, as oil prices come under renewed pressure from rising U.S. supplies and a slowing global economy....
22:39 2019-06-29

Russia agrees with Saudi to extend OPEC deal by 6-9 months: Putin Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with OPEC on reducing oil output, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, as oil prices come under renewed pressure from rising U.S. supplies and a slowing global economy....
17:39 2019-06-29

Vladimir Putin’s Russia is rehabilitating Stalin. We must not let it happen | Irina Sherbakova An archive of artefacts from Stalin’s brutal reign should stand as evidence against Putin’s vision of a ‘heroic’ Soviet past• Irina Sherbakova was a founding member of the human rights organisation MemorialGreat expectations characterised 1989. In Russia, the rock band Kino sang “We are waiting for ...
16:39 2019-07-10

Russia condemns Georgian TV host's attack on 'filthy invader' Putin Moscow threatens further sanctions after Giorgi Gabunia’s anti-Russian tiradeRussia has denounced an expletive-laden attack on Vladimir Putin by a Georgian television host, as Russian MPs threaten to further cut trade amid a deepening diplomatic crisis between the neighbouring countries.Relations so...
19:26 2019-07-08

| Putin says Russia prepared to drop START nuclear arms treaty President Vladimir Putin says Russia was prepared to drop a nuclear weapons treaty with the US and warned of "global catastrophe" if Washington keeps dismantling an international arms control regime....
09:26 2019-06-07

Russia's Putin Arrives An Hour Late In Meet With Pope Francis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican....
19:52 2019-07-04

Russia's Putin, Japan's Abe to hold summit meeting June 29: Lavrov Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold a summit meeting on June 29, when Putin will be in Japan for a Group of 20 leaders summit, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday....
07:13 2019-05-31

Putin To Visit Pope In July, Likely To Pave Way For Papal Trip To Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Pope Francis next month, the Vatican said on Thursday, an encounter that could help pave the way for an historic papal trip to Russia....
22:39 2019-06-06

Report: Intelligence Officials Won't Brief Trump on Cyberattacks Against Russia For Fear He Might Get Mad and Tell Putin Buried in a recent news report about America’s secret program of placing “digital implants” in the Russian power grid is an interesting and troublesome revelation. Namely, that senior US intelligence officials are so concerned about the president of the United States being an unrestrained ignoramus ...
22:52 2019-06-16

Putin: Russia has no intention to deploy troops or set up military bases in Venezuela MOSCOW (AP) — Putin: Russia has no intention to deploy troops or set up military bases in Venezuela . The post Putin: Russia has no intention to deploy troops or set up military bases in Venezuela appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:13 2019-06-06

| Russia says doping cover-up report is part of 'information war' Russia authorities say that they were victims of an "information war" following reports that sparked the investigation of high-jump world championship runner up Danil Lysenko....
19:13 2019-06-03

Woman sentenced for taking child from Kansas to Russia A Russian woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for taking a child she had with a Kansas man to her native country and demanding money before she would allow the father to talk to his daughter....
02:26 2019-06-07

Hong Kong riots: Further clashes between police and protesters as hundreds remain on the street in protest over extradition law Further clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people continued to protest against a planned extradition law with mainland China....
15:26 2019-06-13

South Korea says it fired hundreds of warning shots at Russia warplanes South Korean defense officials on Tuesday said Seoul launched fighter jets in response to "multiple" Russian military planes that entered into the country's airspace. ...
11:39 2019-07-23

Hope Rome Can Help Mend Russia-European Union Ties, Says Vladimir Putin Russia President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Italy would speak out clearly and consistently in favour of restoring fully fledged relations between the European Union and Russia and help......
00:52 2019-07-05

Russia, Saudi Arabia To Extend OPEC Production Cut Deal: Vladimir Putin Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a deal to keep oil production low owing to abundant world supplies, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday....
19:00 2019-06-29

Is Vladimir Putin's Vatican visit a prelude to Pope Francis' flight to Russia? Pope Francis meets regularly with world leaders. Once. Maybe twice. But a trio of audiences is rare. That's led to speculation over what could be behind Russian President Putin's third trip to the Vatican....
22:39 2019-07-03

Russia's Putin warns nuclear arms control system risks breaking down Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday there was a significant risk that the international system for nuclear arms control could break down, saying talks with Washington on extending the New START nuclear arms treaty had yet to begin....
15:00 2019-06-06

Putin says 'genius musician' Elton John mistaken on Russia LGBT rights Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that Elton John was "mistaken" about LGBT rights in Russia, while praising the British singer as a musical genius....
19:00 2019-06-29

Putin Says "Genius Musician" Elton John Mistaken On Russia LGBT Rights Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that Elton John was "mistaken" about LGBT rights in Russia, while praising the British singer as a musical genius....
20:52 2019-06-29

The west thinks Putin is Russia's spymaster. But are the spies controlling him? | Mark Galeotti From Ukraine to the US, Russia’s risky policies may be a sign of the security services’ sway over the presidentVladimir Putin will be hoping that the release of the Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov in response to an unprecedented campaign of public protest demonstrates his credentials a...
23:39 2019-06-20

‘Vladimir Putin’ Talk Show in U.K. Prompts Sharp Intake of Breath in Russia A new BBC comedy series will be led by a cartoon effigy of the Russian leader. “He doesn’t often get mocked and I don’t think that he’ll like it,” one expert said....
14:52 2019-05-23

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds block police headquarters in latest protest over extradition bill fallout Hundreds of people have lined the streets outside of Hong Kong's police headquarters in the latest round of protests over the fallout from the controversial extradition bill....
18:26 2019-06-21

Trump Equates Taking Dirt From Russia With Presidential Diplomacy Under fire for saying he would accept incriminating information about an opponent from foreign governments, the president said it was no different than meeting with the queen of England....
16:00 2019-06-13

Manafort and Hannity exchanged hundreds of text messages about Mueller-Russia probe Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort exchanged hundreds of text messages with Fox News host Sean Hannity after the longtime GOP operative was charged in the special counsel’s probe, according to court documents released Friday. “The media is trying to split me with DT and family by l...
05:00 2019-06-22

Russia, Iran, North Korea Launch Hundreds of Cyberattacks on U.S. Political Groups, Microsoft Says Suspected nation-state hackers from Russia, Iran and elsewhere have launched nearly 800 cyberattacks against political organizations over the past year that have been detected by Microsoft, with the vast majority of the attempts targeting groups based in the U.S....
04:26 2019-07-18

Vladimir Putin submits bill to withdraw Russia from Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty Russian President Vladimir Putin moved Thursday to remove the country from a nuclear arms control treaty that has been active since the end of the Cold War....
00:39 2019-05-31

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the country’s northwest. Nearly 100 protesters on Tuesday blocked the entrance to the construction site and were eventually pushed out by the polic...
15:39 2019-06-05

Media in Russia’s south protest journalist’s arrest MOSCOW (AP) — Journalists in southern Russia are protesting the arrest of a newspaper editor on charges of terrorism widely seen as trumped up. Abdulmumin Gadzhiev, the religious affairs editor of the independent weekly Chernovik, was arrested Friday in the Caspian Sea province of Dagestan. He was a...
19:00 2019-06-19

Russia demands Google take action over protest videos Russia's media oversight agency has demanded Google take action to stop the spread of information about illegal mass protests. Thousands of its YouTube channels livestreamed one of Russia's biggest demos on Saturday....
04:26 2019-08-13

Russia Police Detain More Than 400 At Moscow Journalist Protest Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged......
20:26 2019-06-12

Russia: Protest allegations might cost couple child custody The Moscow prosecutor’s office is asking for a 1-year-old boy to be removed from his parents’ custody because they allegedly took their son to an unauthorized protest rally and let another demonstrator take care of him...
22:39 2019-08-06

US Will Lodge Formal Protest With Russia Over Naval Encounter Near China The United States said on Friday it would lodge a formal diplomatic "demarche" protest to Russia over what it called an unsafe and unprofessional naval maneuver by one its warships in the East China......
21:26 2019-06-07

Japan lodged protest with South Korea, Russia after jet incident: Suga The Japanese government has lodged a protest against South Korea and Russia after South Korean warplanes fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian military aircraft on Tuesday, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said....
12:26 2019-07-23

Russia demands Google delete anti-government protest videos from YouTube Russia's media oversight agency is demanding Google take action to stop the spread of information about illegal mass protests. Thousands of YouTube channels live-streamed one of Russia's biggest demos over the weekend....
23:00 2019-08-11

Russia's Putin, Ukraine's Zelenskiy discuss ending conflict in eastern Ukraine Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy held their first telephone conversation on Thursday and discussed settling the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the return of prisoners, the Kremlin said....
19:52 2019-07-11

Russia Demands Google Cease Sending YouTube Push Notifications for Protest Livestreams Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology, and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor) has demanded that Google cease promoting livestreams of demonstrations with push notifications, a day after “tens of thousands” of Russians “staged what observers called the country’s bi...
03:00 2019-08-12

Elton John blasts Putin after leader claims Russia has 'no problem' with LGBTQ people Elton John called out 'hypocrisy' after Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia has "no problem with LGBT persons."        ...
05:39 2019-06-29

Vladimir Putin Says US-Russia Relations Are Getting "Worse And Worse" Russia President Vladimir Putin said relations between Moscow and Washington were getting worse and worse, noting in an interview published on Thursday that the current US administration had imposed......
17:52 2019-06-13

Putin says U.S.-Russia relations are getting 'worse and worse' President Vladimir Putin said relations between Moscow and Washington were getting worse and worse, noting in an interview published on Thursday that the current U.S. administration had imposed dozens of sanctions on Russia....
16:39 2019-06-13

World Naked Bike Ride 2019: Hundreds of cyclists take part in naked bike ride around the capital Hundreds of cyclists across the world have taken part in a naked bike ride in an annual protest aimed at celebrating the human body and campaigning against dependency on cars....
21:26 2019-06-08

Navalny blogs from jail: 'I've never had allergies' Russian activist Alexei Navalny said his eyelids had swollen to the size of "ping-pong balls" before he was hospitalized for an alleged allergic reaction. Writing from jail, he also commented on possible poisoning....
18:52 2019-07-31

Russian Activist Navalny Wasn't Poisoned, Officials Say Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was being treated for a mysterious illness, wasn’t poisoned as he and his supporters have claimed, according to Russian medical officials....
20:52 2019-07-31

Prominent Russian opposition figure Navalny arrested again Alexei Navalny, Russia’s most prominent opposition figure, has been detained by police and his lawyer says he has been charged with unlawfully organizing a public gathering...
16:26 2019-07-24

Navalny ally Leonid Volkov sentenced to 20 days in jail Leonid Volkov, a senior aide to Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, has been sentenced to 20 days in jail over a rally organized last year. Volkov told people to keep fighting for freedom of expression....
21:39 2019-05-22

| WATCH | Russian opposition leader Navalny 'poisoned' - doctor Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was "poisoned" by an unidentified toxic substance and doctors have sent him back to jail despite his condition, his lawyer and personal physician said....
18:39 2019-07-31

At G20, Trump tells Putin playfully: 'Don't meddle in the election.' Putin laughs Trump appeared to make his request playfully as the two leaders met nearly a year after a landmark news conference in Finland.        ...
11:13 2019-06-28

Fears of Navalny Poisoning Are Rooted in Previous Attacks on Kremlin Foes Over a doctor’s objection, the hospital treating the Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny sent him back to jail without identifying the cause of his illness....
17:52 2019-07-31

Bank accounts linked to Russian opposition leader Navalny frozen: report Russian authorities on Thursday froze hundreds of bank accounts linked to embattled opposition leader Alexi Navalny in what his supporters say was a trumped-up effort to crack down on his political movement....
08:26 2019-08-09

Part-human, part-animal? Scientists may soon try to grow human organs in rodents Thanks to approval by the Japanese science ministry, scientists will experiment with stem cells to create human organs in rodents.        ...
19:13 2019-07-31

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9. The post Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 appeared first ...
13:26 2019-06-03

Hong Kong protest: debate on extradition bill delayed after tens of thousands of people protest – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaFull story: thousands of protesters vow ‘no retreat’ after debate postponed 7.14am BST More pics from the #hongkong protests from the amazing and indefati...
08:26 2019-06-12

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in security force’s attack on protest camp has risen to over 30 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in security force’s attack on protest camp has risen to over 30. The post Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in security force’s attack on protest camp has risen to over 30 appeared firs...
20:39 2019-06-03

A TV Critic Who Has Seen the Small Screen Become Huge In “I Like to Watch,” Emily Nussbaum of The New Yorker looks back on television’s artistic high points and cultural influence over the past two decades....
21:26 2019-07-03

Justin Amash, a Trump Critic on the Right, Leaves the G.O.P. Mr. Amash, a libertarian representative from Michigan, has faced fierce attacks from President Trump since becoming the first Republican in Congress to call for impeachment....
20:26 2019-07-04

The warrior critic: in praise of Pauline Kael The New Yorker’s legendary reviewer would have been 100 this year. Here, fans of her work assess her essential contribution to film journalism Paul Schrader remembers Pauline KaelTo be mad about the movies, must you be mad? Isn’t sitting in the dark, hooked on light, a little odd? The shrewdest thin...
17:13 2019-06-13

Ross Perot, former GM director and staunch critic, dies at 89 Perot sold Electronic Data Systems to GM in 1984 for $2.55 billion and joined GM's board as the company's largest shareholder in what would fast become a rocky union....
01:00 2019-07-10

Flynn’s new lawyer is a Mueller critic, praised by Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired a new lawyer, a former federal prosecutor who has repeatedly denigrated the Russia investigation. President Donald Trump took notice of Flynn’s new legal representation, praising Sidney Powell on Twitter as a R...
17:13 2019-06-13

Trump critic Amash quits their Republican Party U.S. Representative Justin Amash, the first Republican in Congress to say President Donald Trump committed an impeachable offense, quit the Republican Party on Thursday with a blistering attack on politics that puts party over principle....
20:26 2019-07-04

Kremlin critic: Russian leaders underestimate electorate In August, Muscovites elect a new regional parliament. But protests have ensued because 19 opposition candidates have been barred from running. Dmitry Gudkov is one of them. He spoke to DW about the challenges he faces....
00:52 2019-07-24

Exiled Thai critic attacked with chemicals in Japan An exiled Thai critic of the country's military and monarchy said he was attacked in his home in Japan last month and believes Thai authorities were behind the incident, an accusation that was ridiculed by the kingdom's army chief....
21:52 2019-08-03

Russia to suspend Georgian airlines flights to Russia from July 8 Russia will suspend passenger flights of Georgian airlines to Russia, the Transport Ministry said on Saturday following an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi triggered by the visit of a Russian lawmaker....
19:13 2019-06-22

How Russia (yes, Russia) plans to land cosmonauts on the Moon by 2030 Rockets for the Moon: developmental new vehicles (payload capacity to LEO in metric tons), including various Angara rockets, the Soyuz 5 booster, and Super Thrust Block 1 and Super Thrust Block 2. [credit: Roscosmos ] ...
00:26 2019-05-29

Trump Says His "Nasty" Critic Meghan Markle Will Be "Very Good" Princess Meghan Markle, the wife of Britain's Prince Harry, will make a "very good" princess, U.S. President Donald Trump said ahead of a state visit to Britain....
02:13 2019-06-01

Critic’s Pick: ‘Barbara Rubin’ Review: An Overlooked Filmmaker Gets Her Due Chuck Smith’s documentary charts the life of Barbara Rubin, the little-known but influential filmmaker who had alliances with the likes of Andy Warhol and Allen Ginsburg....
18:53 2019-05-23

Trump critic Justin Amash quits Republican Party Rep. Justin Amash, the only congressional Republican who publicly argues that President Donald Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct, announced Thursday he is quitting the GOP....
07:52 2019-07-05

Critic’s Notebook: Cannes Film Festival: It’s Apocalypse Now, Thanks to Jim Jarmusch The start of this year’s festival has all the customary stars and glamour as well as flesh-eating American zombies and a Brazilian fight to the death....
20:01 2019-05-21

Pence calls on Saudi Arabia to release critic of Islam U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called out ally Saudi Arabia for the suppression of religious liberties and urged it to release Raif Badawi, a blogger imprisoned for insulting Islam....
01:52 2019-07-19

Martin Mayer, Prolific and Protean Author and Critic, Dies at 91 In dozens of books and a torrent of articles, writing into the wee hours, he demystified lawyers, banking, advertising, builders, classical music and much more....
22:26 2019-08-03

CNN does ‘disservice to voters’ by naming Don Lemon debate moderator, critic says CNN announced on Monday that Don Lemon will follow in the footsteps of MSNBC’s far-left opinion host Rachel Maddow as a Democratic presidential primary debate moderator....
17:39 2019-07-08

'The Lion King' sinks its teeth into critic-audience divide As "The Lion King" counts up receipts from a big opening weekend while still licking its wounds from negative reviews, you can almost hear the familiar murmurs -- that critics are "out of step" with the audiences they profess to serve....
17:13 2019-07-22

Only Black Republican, Trump Critic In US House Will Not Seek Reelection The only black Republican Congressman in the US House of Representatives, who has criticized US President Donald Trump's attacks on ethnic minority lawmakers, announced Thursday that he will not seek......
17:52 2019-08-02

Martin Mayer, Prolific and Protean Author and Critic, Is Dead at 91 In dozens of books and a torrent of articles, writing into the wee hours, he demystified lawyers, banking, advertising, builders, classical music and much more....
23:39 2019-08-01

The Latest: Merkel’s party offers talks with YouTube critic THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 1 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is offering talks with a YouTube star whose video attacking it has garnered 5 million views. The YouTuber, who goes by the name Rezo, posted an explet...
14:39 2019-05-23

Cambodian court upholds life sentence for critic’s killer PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s Supreme Court has upheld a life prison term given to a man convicted of murdering a prominent government critic. The court on Friday rejected the appeal of Oeut Ang for a reduction in his sentence for shooting dead political analyst Kem Ley at a convenien...
10:26 2019-05-24

Critic of China’s Detention Camps Is Free, but Silence May Be the Price The terms of his plea deal could force Serikzhan Bilash, a Kazakh who campaigned for Muslims being held in Chinese indoctrination camps, to stop his work....
10:39 2019-08-17

Critic’s Pick: ‘The Proposal’ Review: The Artist, the Architect and the Other Woman Jill Magid’s documentary is part of her campaign to bring the tightly controlled archives of the Mexican architect Luis Barragán to a wider audience....
14:00 2019-05-23

NBC putting 'both thumbs on the scale' for McConnell's 2020 challenger, critic says NBC is facing fierce criticism over a newly-released report on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, and its coverage of his 2020 Democratic opponent Amy McGrath, who officially launched her Senate candidacy Tuesday morning, saying that the liberal news outlet is "putting both thumbs on the ...
02:26 2019-07-11

Former Trump adviser Flynn hires Mueller critic as lawyer Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired Sidney Powell, a fierce critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, as his new attorney, Powell's office said in a statement....
21:00 2019-06-12

EU demands release of jailed Vietnamese 'anti-state' critic Climate activist Nguyen Ngoc Anh was sentenced to six years in prison for a series of "anti-state" Facebook posts. Human Rights campaigners say this is part of an "ongoing crackdown" on dissent....
22:52 2019-06-06

Trump Critic Rep. Justin Amash Quits Republican Party Michigan Representative Justin Amash, the only House Republican open to impeaching President Donald Trump, said he would quit the party, after becoming “disenchanted with party politics and frightened by what I see from it.” “Today, I am declaring my independence and leaving the Re...
15:39 2019-07-04

"Even Michael Moore Agrees": Trump "Gloats" As Critic Calls Out Mueller In a rare meeting of minds Wednesday between two opposing American political voices, Michael Moore earned plaudits from President Donald Trump when the liberal filmmaker blasted former special counsel......
05:26 2019-07-25

Critic’s Notebook: Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....
14:33 2019-05-21

Block-rocking beaks: Snowball the cockatoo – reviewed by our dance critic The frugging feathered friend may look like a pogoing punk, but he has no fewer than 16 moves – including a moshpit-ready headbang The internet has brought us many dancing sensations, from Filipino prisoners doing Thriller to Russell Horning inventing the Floss or Spider-Man’s Tom Holland showing of...
19:26 2019-07-08

'Surveillance capitalism': critic urges Toronto to abandon smart city project Project with Google’s Sidewalk Labs comes under increasing scrutiny amid concerns over privacy and data harvestingA “smart city” project in Canada has hit yet another snag, as mounting delays and privacy concerns threaten the controversial development along the Toronto’s eastern waterfront.The 12-ac...
16:52 2019-06-06

Critic’s Notebook: ‘The Phantom Menace’ Wasn’t Great, but Its Force Still Runs Strong Jar Jar Binks. Stiff dialogue. Twenty years ago, the first new “Star Wars” movie since 1983 was a disappointing blockbuster that changed the future of movies....
20:01 2019-05-21

Opinion: Activist and Trump critic Kenny Stills is the kind of player every NFL team needs Calling out Dolphins owner Stephen Ross for hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump reinforced that Kenny Stills is the conscience of a team.       ...
23:00 2019-08-07

Sarah Hyland Claps Back at Critic Who Called Her an "Obnoxious Engaged Dips--t" Don't rain on Sarah Hyland's engagement parade. It was just days ago that the Modern Family star revealed she and her famous beau Wells Adams are engaged. "That can't......
22:39 2019-07-19

MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace asks Beto O'Rourke to 'play media critic': 'What can we do better?' MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace asked former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, a Democrat seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination, to "play media critic," inquiring, "What we can do better?" in covering his campaign. ...
13:52 2019-05-25

Flynn hires vocal Mueller team critic, after mysteriously firing attorneys Former national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired a vocal critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team to represent him in the criminal case against him after mysteriously firing his other attorneys last week....
20:13 2019-06-12

CNN ‘making things easier’ for Democrats with odd debate guidelines, Washington Post media critic says CNN’s crummy week continued on Thursday when liberal Washington Post media critic Erik Wemple questioned why the struggling network is “making things easier” for Democrats who plan to participate in the upcoming debate....
17:39 2019-07-12

MSNBC opinion host Rachel Maddow’s debate presence was ‘a loss for journalism,’ critic says Far-left MSNBC opinion host Rachel Maddow was front and center during NBC’s technical-issue-plagued debate between 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls....
18:39 2019-06-27

Kamala Harris, a critic of Acosta's Epstein plea deal, under fire for agreement she negotiated as California AG Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is facing questions over a plea deal her office negotiated during her stint as California’s attorney general that allowed a disgraced former San Diego mayor to avoid registering as a sex offender and dodge jail time....
17:13 2019-07-19

The Post’s theater critic is reviewing the performances of the Democratic candidates. In this installment, Joe Biden is back for an encore. Politics is theater. Our chief critic, Peter Marks, brings his analytical eye to the campaign trail, reviewing another of the front-runners as he winds through Iowa....
18:26 2019-07-31

Politics is theater, so our critic is reviewing the performances of Democratic candidates. First up, Kamala Harris and the aura of authority. Peter Marks brings an analytical eye to the retail styles of a few Democratic candidates, starting with one of the front-runners as she makes a two-day swing through South Carolina....
20:00 2019-06-27

Theresa May names Labour critic of Jeremy Corbyn, John Mann, as government adviser on anti-Semitism A Labour MP who is a fierce critic of party leader Jeremy Corbyn was today appointed government adviser on anti-Semitism by Theresa May in one of her final acts as Prime Minister....
18:52 2019-07-23

‘Republican’ group attacking Trump, McConnell funded by liberal Trump critic The ads against President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over election “security” issues have been called “stunning” because they’re from a GOP group....
05:52 2019-08-02

The world's most popular cruise destinations of 2019, according to Cruise Critic Avignon, France, was rated the world's top cruise port overall and Cruise Critic's favorite European river cruise destination.       ...
12:00 2019-07-17

Martina Navratilova: Tennis legend and Trump critic told to remove 'impeach' cap at Wimbledon Tennis superstar and outspoken Donald Trump critic Martina Navratilova caused controversy by wearing a cap saying "impeach" during a match at Wimbledon....
20:13 2019-07-10

Chrissy Teigen's response to critic of Luna's hair reminds us to not mess with mama bear The queen of clapbacks did it again with a monumental sting on a social media poster who dared disparage her daughter's appearance.        ...
00:39 2019-06-05

France arrests four over Lyon blast French police have arrested a 24-year-old Algerian computer student suspected of planting a bomb in Lyon last week that wounded 13 people, authorities said on Monday....
21:13 2019-05-27

| 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

Pakistan Arrests Militant Wanted by the U.S. The detention of Hafiz Saeed comes as Islamabad seeks to convince a skeptical international community that its territory will no longer be used by jihadists....
00:39 2019-07-18

| Algerian protesters rally despite arrests Hundreds of Algerian protesters gathered in the capital despite a spate of arrests ahead of the latest weekly rally since the April 2 resignation of longtime president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, AFP correspondents said....
00:39 2019-06-23

UK arrests Manchester bomber's brother Libyan authorities have extradited the brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people outside a Manchester concert. British authorities believe he may have had prior knowledge of the deadly terror attack....
19:52 2019-07-17

The colleges with the most drug and alcohol arrests The school with the most alcohol arrests isn't particularly known as a party school, but it posted 189.6 such instances per 10,000 students in 2017.       ...
14:26 2019-08-19

| El Chapo: Dramatic escapes and arrests Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was captured in 2016, for a third time, leading to his conviction by a US court over trafficking hundreds of tons of drugs....
15:13 2019-07-17

Top 10 cruise destinations in the world, according to Cruise Critic users Cruise Critic's annual Cruisers' Choice Destination Awards ranked the best cruise destinations in the world.       ...
12:00 2019-07-17

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

Dwight Gooden, On Recent Arrests: "This Is The Worst I've Ever Been" Dwight Gooden was arrested in June and charged with four counts related to cocaine possession and driving under the influence of cocaine. That was not even Gooden’s most recent arrest for substance abuse—he was arrested again Monday for driving under the influence after he reportedly drove the wrong...
07:13 2019-07-24

Mexico says steel magnate detained, more arrests likely The Mexican attorney general's office said late on Tuesday that Alonso Ancira, the chairman of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, was detained in Spain by Interpol for his alleged involvement in "a series of crimes that gravely hurt" state oil firm Pemex....
07:26 2019-05-29

US arrests banker for Trump administration job bribe The head of a bank is accused of approving loans in exchange for a job in the White House. Although he failed to get one, he was placed on a "prestigious" committee tied to Trump's campaign, prosecutors said....
00:13 2019-05-24

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

A fifth of drink-driving arrests are made the morning after News 30 May, 2019 Data shows a third of all breath tests and nearly 18 per cent of drink-driving convictions are for drivers stopped between 7am and 1pm...
19:26 2019-05-30

ICE arrests in Calif. demonstrate arduous process Arrests last week of immigrants in the country illegally illustrate how President Donald Trump's pledge to start deporting millions of people is virtually impossible with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's current budget and methods. (July 15)        ...
07:26 2019-07-16

More Greenpeace activists climb on BP drilling rig after arrests Greenpeace activists climbed back on a drilling rig on Friday to keep it from heading to a BP oilfield in the British North Sea, hours after police removed protesters who had boarded the vessel days earlier....
17:00 2019-06-14

Arrests made in June robbery, shooting LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Lexington police have arrested two suspects allegedly involved in a robbery that turned into a shooting. Police arrested Octavius and Quinton Wingate Thursday afternoon. Police say that on June 21 before 5 p.m. Octavius shot the victim several times in the torso durin...
12:00 2019-06-28

CBP seizes drugs and arrests three at Port of San Luis TUCSON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested three people for trying to smuggle heroin and meth at the Port of San Luis. The first incident happened Friday, according to officials. Agents arrested two 23-year-old women from Phoenix who were driving a Jeep SUV through the port....
08:13 2019-08-15

Border arrests drop 24% from June to July US immigration officials apprehended fewer migrants along the US-Mexico border in July than they did in June, a steady decline since the May high, according to data released Thursday by US Customs and Border Patrol....
16:26 2019-08-09

Immigration arrests across the U.S. to begin Sunday: Trump The head of ICE said efforts to deport families with orders to leave the country will continue after an upcoming national sweep that U.S President Donald Trump said would start Sunday....
02:26 2019-07-14

FBI arrests Nevada man after alleged synagogue threat The FBI has arrested a Nevada man who allegedly plotted to attack a Jewish synagogue and LGBTQ bar after bomb-making materials were found in his Las Vegas home....
23:00 2019-08-10

The Latest: Pakistan arrests ex-President Zardari ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in Pakistani politics (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Pakistan’s anti-graft body has arrested former President Asif Ali Zardari, widower of assassinated ex-Premier Benazir Bhutto, in a multi-million dollar money laundering case. Monday’s developme...
16:13 2019-06-10

Pakistan arrests 6 for collecting funds for militant groups MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say six people have been arrested for allegedly collecting funds for two outlawed militant organizations. Muhammad Ashraf, an official with the Punjabi police’s counterterrorism department, said Saturday that the arrests were part of crackdown against t...
11:01 2019-05-25

Bonnaroo 2019 day one: Over 100 citations and drug-related arrests Police at Bonnaroo have issued at least 100 citations and made at least four arrests as of day two.        ...
19:13 2019-06-14

UK arrests Manchester bomber's brother after Libya extradition The brother of a suicide bomber who attacked a concert in the British city of Manchester in 2017 was extradited from Libya on Wednesday and arrested in London on suspicion of helping plan the blast, police said....
20:26 2019-07-17

Hungary arrests boat captain after deadly accident The captain of a large cruise ship involved in the incident has been taken into custody after a collision with a sightseeing boat. Dozens are feared dead after one of Hungary's worst river accidents....
08:00 2019-05-31

Turkey arrests 45 in connection with failed 2016 coup At least 45 people have been arrested for alleged links to a group associated with the failed 2016 coup on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government, Turkish authorities said Tuesday....
17:26 2019-07-02

ICE arrests 35 in operation targeting 2,000 migrants with deportation orders Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 35 people as part of an operation targeting families with deportation orders, officials said Tuesday, a number far lower than the 2,000 targeted in the highly publicized raids touted by President Donald Trump. Of those 35 arrested, 18 were members of fami...
12:39 2019-07-24

Shooting investigation in Sierra Vista leads to six arrests Left to right – Top: Janiesha Carmouche, Jennifer Hailey, Davonte Mojica; Bottom: Demondra Heard, Andre Mojica-Mitchell, Javone Williams/ Sierra Vista Police Department SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Five people have been taken into custody in reference to a shooting that occurred in the parking ...
09:52 2019-06-08

Judge halts immigration arrests at Massachusetts courts BOSTON (AP) — A judge has barred federal authorities from arresting people at Massachusetts courthouses for civil immigration violations while a lawsuit challenging the practice plays out. U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani issued the decision Thursday in the lawsuit brought against U.S. Immigration...
22:13 2019-06-20

Indonesia arrests suspected leader of Jemaah Islamiyah Indonesian police say they have arrested a man believed to be the leader of the al-Qaida-linked Jemaah Islamiyah network who has eluded capture since 2003...
14:13 2019-07-01

Cocaine haul from ship grows, arrests now stand at 6 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they say they’ve seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds, or 15,876 kilograms. They said Friday it’s the largest cocaine haul in the history of U.S. Customs. They put the street value ...
17:26 2019-06-21

Iran says it arrests CIA spies, Gulf tensions simmer Iran announced on Monday it had captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and sentenced some of them to death, deepening a crisis between the Islamic Republic and the West....
14:52 2019-07-22

Meth bust in New Zealand leads to arrests of two Brits The men were arrested after police discovered 200 kilos of methamphetamine in Auckland. Earlier in the week, police found cocaine that washed ashore near the city after drifting for over a year from Australia....
13:39 2019-08-09

Serbian troops placed on alert after Kosovo police arrests BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia has ordered its troops to full alert after reports that Kosovo police entered Serb-populated regions of the former Serbian province. Serbia’s state TV said Tuesday that Kosovo’s special police “burst into” northern Kosovo and made several arrest...
11:39 2019-05-28

4 Arrests In 2 Days in UP Over Allegations of "Defaming" Yogi Adityanath A man has been arrested in Gorakhpur for allegedly "defaming" Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media. This is the fourth such arrest in the last three days.A freelance......
07:00 2019-06-10

Pakistan arrests accused mastermind of Mumbai attacks Pakistan authorities on Wednesday arrested Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of a four-day militant attack on the Indian city of Mumbai in 2008, on terror finance charges, a spokesman for the chief minister of Punjab province said....
13:26 2019-07-17

Pakistan arrests second Pashtun lawmaker over attack on army PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani provincial spokesman says authorities have arrested the second lawmaker behind an alleged attack a military post earlier this week. Shaukat Yousafzai, a spokesman in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province bordering Afghanistan, says parliament member Mohsin Dawar was captu...
13:39 2019-05-30

Eel smuggling arrests rise 50% in Europe-wide crackdown Europol says about 15m of the creatures were seized last year in trade worth €3bn annuallyThe number of arrests for the smuggling of eels in Europe has increased by 50% after a concerted effort by enforcement agencies to tackle the problem.Eels are in demand in China and other east Asian countries a...
23:13 2019-06-27

| Biggest-ever anti-doping blitz arrests 234 people A vast international police operation involving 33 countries and the World Anti-Doping Agency has seized millions of doping substances and arrested 234 people,...
00:39 2019-07-09

U.S. judge bars immigration arrests at Massachusetts courts A federal judge on Thursday ruled that U.S. immigration authorities cannot arrest illegal immigrants at Massachusetts courthouses, the first order of its kind barring courthouse arrests....
03:26 2019-06-21

Where are the ICE raids? Immigrants in Miami, LA, NYC and other cities brace for arrests Thousands of families fear being separated by the Trump administration's ICE raids announced to begin Sunday in major cities.        ...
02:13 2019-07-15

First of 2 Hong Kong rallies underway after clashes, arrests The first of two planned protests in Hong Kong on Sunday has kicked off from a public park just hours after police said they arrested more than 20 people for unlawful assembly and other offences during the previous night’s demonstrations...
11:39 2019-08-04

Colombia arrests eight, breaks up $670 million VAT fraud 'cartel' Colombia has broken up a criminal network which helped companies evade some $670 million in value added taxes over the last 12 years, President Ivan Duque said on Thursday, in an operation he said was a "really hard hit" to corruption....
03:13 2019-08-09

Indonesia arrests six over plot to kill officials during unrest Indonesian police have arrested six people suspected of plotting to assassinate four state officials during a wave of civil unrest in Jakarta last week, a police spokesman said on Monday....
13:52 2019-05-27

Arrests made after homophobic attack on two women on London bus Couple say they were assaulted after refusing to kiss at request of group of young menA homophobic assault on two women on a bus that left them needing hospital treatment has been labelled a “disgusting, misogynistic attack” by the London mayor, Sadiq Khan.The attack happened in the early hours of 3...
18:13 2019-06-07

Border Arrests Drop by 28% in June in First Decline of the Year Border officials credited the drop to Mexico’s enforcement measures, but immigration experts and former homeland security officials warned that it was too early to determine the long-term effects....
02:26 2019-07-10

China Arrests Another Canadian, Adding to Diplomatic Tensions The person was detained last week, Ottawa said, around the same time as 16 foreign students and teachers were held on drug charges elsewhere in China....
14:00 2019-07-14

Germany arrests Kosovo man accused of supporting IS group BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have arrested a Kosovo national accused of supporting the Islamic State group by transferring thousands of euros to a fighter and a would-be recruit. The federal prosecutor’s office said the 31-year-old man, identified only as Hassan Rejan B. in line with Germa...
16:52 2019-06-12

Border Patrol arrests two women on smuggling charges YUMA – Federal authorities say two women have been arrested, after they were caught with nearly 90 pounds of methamphetamine hidden inside their SUV. Border Patrol agents from the Yuma Sector stopped the pair Tuesday afternoon at the Interstate 8 Immigration Checkpoint. Investigators say the a...
00:26 2019-05-23

Multiple arrests at Moscow protests over journalist's arrest Police warned that a march against alleged police framing of a journalist would be illegal. Protesters marched regardless and were met with a heavy response....
16:39 2019-06-12

Pakistan arrests 3 suspects in 2 raids on militant hideouts Pakistan's provincial counter-terrorism department says security forces have arrested three suspected militants in two separate raids in eastern Punjab province, foiling possible attacks....
08:00 2019-05-27

Judge temporarily blocks ICE from making arrests in Mass. courthouses A federal judge in Massachusetts on Thursday temporarily blocked Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents from making arrests in and around state courthouses. ...
04:00 2019-06-21

Federal Judge Bars ICE From Immigration Arrests at Massachusetts Courthouses (BOSTON) — A judge has barred federal authorities from arresting people at Massachusetts courthouses for civil immigration violations while a lawsuit challenging the practice plays out. U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani issued the decision Thursday in the lawsuit brought against U.S. Immigrat...
01:52 2019-06-21

Hong Kong Police Make Wave of Arrests After Protests Hong Kong police have arrested and charged a dozen protesters suspected of involvement in antigovernment clashes, as authorities widen a manhunt for others who joined a rampage through the city’s legislature on Monday....
14:13 2019-07-04

Clashes between right-wing protesters, ‘antifa’ lead to 3 arrests in Portland Far-right demonstrators and “antifa” protesters clashed in Oregon over the weekend, resulting in multiple injuries and arrests, authorities said. The chaos broke out when at least three rival groups — including members of the #HimToo movement, the right-wing hate group “Proud Boys&...
04:00 2019-07-01

Class dismissed: Surge in arrests of foreign teachers in China Arrests and deportations of foreign teachers in China have soared this year, lawyers, schools and teachers say, amid a broad crackdown defined by new police tactics and Beijing's push for a "cleaner", more patriotic education system....
07:13 2019-08-13

Sri Lanka arrests top officials over failure to stop Easter bombings Sri Lanka's top police inspector and a former defense secretary have been arrested for failing to avert blasts that killed more than 250 people in April. Prosecutors accused the men of grave negligence....
18:26 2019-07-02

Arrests made over Hong Kong protests, legislature break-in Police arrested 13 people over the protests on Monday’s anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China, including 1 man accused of crimes related to the break-in and vandalism of the legislature by hundreds of protesters...
05:26 2019-07-04

Sri Lanka arrests 2 for failing to prevent Easter bomb attacks Sri Lankan authorities on Tuesday arrested the national police chief and a former top defense official for failing to stop the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 250 people....
21:52 2019-07-02

NIA Arrests Man At Delhi Airport In Pak-Based Terror Outfit Case The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday arrested a 44-year-old man who arrived at the Delhi airport from Dubai in connection with a case linked to the banned Pakistan-based outfit......
18:39 2019-06-12

Pakistan’s anti-graft body arrests sister of ex-president ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s anti-graft body has arrested the sister of former president Asif Ali Zardari in connection with a multi-million-dollar money laundering case following rejection of her bail by a court. Faryal Talpur, also a politician, was taken into custody Thursday by the National...
16:39 2019-06-14

US arrests 680 workers in immigration sting before Trump visits El Paso Operation is largest of its kind in at least a decade and comes after shooting suspect railed against ‘Hispanic invasion’US immigration officials raided numerous Mississippi food processing plants and arrested 680 people, mostly Latino workers, on Wednesday in the largest workplace sting in at least...
21:26 2019-08-08

Nationwide wave of immigrant arrests to commence this weekend, Trump says A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence this weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Central American migrants, was on track after a delay....
23:00 2019-07-12

ICE raids on Mississippi food processing plants result in 680 arrests U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out a series of raids across multiple food processing plants in Mississippi Wednesday arresting approximately 680 illegal immigrants as part of the Trump administration's tougher crackdown. ...
00:26 2019-08-08

Iran says it dismantled CIA spy ring, arrests 17, sentences some to death: report Iran’s Intelligence Ministry on Monday said it uncovered a U.S. Central Intelligence Agency spy ring, arrested 17 suspects and sentenced some to death, according to a report from the country’s semi-official news agency said....
09:39 2019-07-22

Italian, U.S. police make arrests as Mafia clan looks to regroup Italian and U.S. police have launched a coordinated crackdown against major crime families who were looking to rebuild their Mafia powerbase in Sicily, Italian investigators said on Wednesday....
13:26 2019-07-17

Sheriff: Undercover Deputy Arrests Man Attempting To Meet 12-Year-Old LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lexington man has been arrested after he allegedly tried to meet up with a 12-year-old girl. The father of the girl found concerning messages on her phone and notified authorities. Police say 58-year-old John Ault was texting the girl and tried to set up a meeti...
13:39 2019-05-30

Pakistan arrests alleged mastermind of 2008 Mumbai attacks Arrest of Hafiz Saeed comes days before Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, visits WashingtonAuthorities in Pakistan have arrested Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of a four-day militant attack on the Indian city of Mumbai in 2008, on terror finance charges, a spokesman for the chief minister ...
14:26 2019-07-17

Italy Arrests Captain of Ship That Rescued Dozens of Migrants at Sea Capt. Carola Rackete, an outlaw to some and a heroine to others, was seized after her ship, the Sea Watch 3, docked in Lampedusa and 42 migrants disembarked....
11:52 2019-06-29

NYPD arrests man accused of setting pride flags on fire The hateful firebug who allegedly torched three gay pride flags in two separate incidents outside a Harlem bar was arrested on Tuesday, the NYPD said. Tyresse Singleton, 20, was nabbed on multiple counts of criminal mischief, hate crimes and arson, police said. Chief of Detectives Dermot F. Shea sai...
04:13 2019-07-10

ICE Signals Mass Immigration Arrests, but Not the ‘Millions’ Trump Promised The agency, which is preparing to conduct raids targeting thousands of migrant families, was blindsided by the president’s tweet saying “millions of illegal aliens” would be deported....
00:00 2019-06-19

Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests sister of ex-president Pakistan's anti-graft body has arrested the sister of former president Asif Ali Zardari in connection with a multi-million-dollar money laundering case following rejection of her bail by a court....
16:52 2019-06-14

Pakistan arrests US-wanted terror suspect in Mumbai attacks Pakistani authorities say they have arrested a radical cleric and U.S.-wanted terror suspect blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks, just days ahead of Prime Minister Imran Khan's trip to Washington....
13:39 2019-07-17

500 Arrests Made During Clampdown in Indian-Ruled Kashmir, Report Says (NEW DELHI) — A petition was filed Thursday in India’s top court challenging the communications blackout and security clampdown in Indian-controlled Kashmir, where people remained holed up in their homes for a fourth day. State-run All India Radio said security agencies have arrested mor...
12:13 2019-08-08

Italian arrests linked to neo-fascists after stash of weapons uncovered Police detain three including man who stood as candidate for Forza Nuova party in 2001Police in northern Italy have detained three men, including one linked to a neo-fascist Italian political party, after uncovering a huge stash of automatic weapons, material featuring Nazi symbols, and a three-metr...
19:52 2019-07-15

Migrant arrests by US border patrol hit highest level since 2007 Agents detain 132,887 people at Mexico border in MaySurge boosted by Central American families and childrenThe US border patrol’s arrests of migrants at the border with Mexico hit their highest level in more than a decade in May and officials warned they lack money and resources to care for the surg...
02:52 2019-06-06

Memphis man killed by marshals had history of arrests on minor charges The Tennessee man killed by U.S. marshals, sparking clashes with police overnight, had a history of arrests on minor drug-related and driving charges and posted a social media video just before his death showing him smoking what appeared to be marijuana....
17:52 2019-06-13

CBI Arrests Former Samajwadi Party Lawmaker Atiq Ahmed's Brother-In-Law Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an accused in connection with the ongoing investigation of a case related to the alleged kidnapping and assault of a businessman from Lucknow....
03:26 2019-07-19

Border patrol arrests Cuban stowaway at Miami airport Customs and Border Protection officers took into custody a 26-year-old Cuban national at the Miami International Airport early Friday after he arrived in the belly of a passenger plane from Havana....
00:13 2019-08-18

Serbian Troops on Full Alert After Kosovo Police Arrests (BELGRADE, Serbia) — Serbia put its troops on full alert Tuesday after heavily armed police in northern Kosovo entered Serb-populated Mitrovica, firing tear gas and arresting nearly two dozen people. It was the latest flare-up in long-simmering tensions between Serbia and its former province, ...
21:39 2019-05-28

Arrests made after lesbian couple viciously beaten on London bus Arrests have been made after two women were beaten and robbed in a homophobic attack on a London bus, the Metropolitan Police said on Twitter Friday....
18:26 2019-06-07

Celebrating arrests, but still pushing for change, protesters rally in Algeria Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital for the 17th consecutive Friday, demanding the removal of the ruling elite and prosecution of former officials linked to former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
19:26 2019-06-14

Arrests of immigrant families promised by Trump to begin on Sunday, Times says U.S. authorities on Sunday will begin arresting at least 2,000 immigrant families eligible for deportation in a nationwide series of raids long threatened by President Donald Trump, the New York Times reported, citing former and current officials....
03:39 2019-07-12

In rural Iowa feud, sheriff won't honor small town's arrests An unusual circumstance let a speeding drunk driver avoid a trip to jail after her recent arrest in this small eastern Iowa town: the sheriff isn't honoring arrests made in Durant....
19:00 2019-06-13

Authorities Begin Arrests in Hong Kong as Beijing Ramps Up the Rhetoric Hong Kong police have arrested a suspect in relation to the July 1 ransacking of the legislature, while Beijing intensified its condemnation of the protests and of political leaders in Britain, who have voiced support for them. Local government-run radio reported in the early hours of Thursday that ...
09:26 2019-07-04

Mexico arrests five suspects in kidnapping of Cancun call center workers Five suspects have been arrested in the kidnapping of more than two dozen call center workers who were likely caught in a business dispute in the Mexican tourist city of Cancun, a state official said on Wednesday....
04:26 2019-07-04

Manchester United fans top list of arrests involving racism as a factor • 27 supporters at Old Trafford fulfilled category from 2014-18• Club says percentage of fanbase is ‘minuscule’Manchester United supporters have been involved in more football-related arrests where racism was an aggravating factor or feature than any other club in England in the four seasons to 2017...
03:39 2019-06-18

Pakistan arrests alleged Mumbai attacks mastermind on terror charges Pakistani authorities have detained Hafiz Saeed, the leader of a militant group blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks. The radical cleric is a designated terrorist in the US, where there's a $10-million bounty on his head....
17:26 2019-07-17

‘It's techno-racism’: Detroit is quietly using facial recognition to make arrests Critics in the majority-black city point out that the technology is flawed and often misidentifies people of color and womenFor the last two years, Detroit police have been quietly utilizing controversial and unreliable facial recognition technology to make arrests in the city.The news, revealed in ...
11:52 2019-08-18

Sudan military says it thwarts coup attempt, arrests senior officers Sudan's military said on Wednesday that it has thwarted a coup attempt and arrested an unspecified number of senior officers in connection with the plot, state news agency SUNA said....
21:00 2019-07-24

Border arrests skyrocket in May, as officials declare 'full-blown emergency' The number of migrants apprehended at America's southern border skyrocketed last month to levels not seen in over a decade, with U.S. Customs and Border Protection reporting nearly 133,000 arrests in May. ...
22:13 2019-06-05

Federal judge blocks ICE from making civil arrests at Massachusetts courthouses A federal judge in Boston has blocked immigration officials from making civil arrests of people visiting Massachusetts courthouses.        ...
12:13 2019-06-21

U.S. border arrests of families hit another record, amid Mexico tariff threat U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing the U.S. southern border in May, the government said on Wednesday, an increase over the previous month and the most in more than a decade, reaching what officials said were "crisis" levels....
21:26 2019-06-05

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

Operation targeting MS-13 gang in Texas nets nearly 2 dozen arrests, officials say Three MS-13 gang members charged with the killing of a rival gang member who was hacked to death were among nearly two dozen recently arrested in the Houston area as part of an operation targeting the notorious gang, federal officials announced Tuesday....
20:26 2019-06-05

Pilot arrests 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico A Delta Air Lines pilot and crew arrested a passenger on board a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after the man shouted "I am God" and claimed he would save the world, forcing the plane to return to the airport in San Juan, Puerto Rican police and the airline said on Wednesday....
20:26 2019-07-03

China Arrests 2 Canadians on Spying Charges, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
14:33 2019-05-21

Detroit Cop Runs Stop Sign, Causes Wreck, Then Arrests Other Driver to Cover His Ass Last week, a Michigan State Police officer was driving an unmarked Jeep Patriot when he ran a stop sign at an intersection in southwest Detroit. Running that stop sign put him into the path of a Honda Civic driving down the one-way street, which then crashed into the rear quarter of the Jeep, sendin...
20:26 2019-07-12

Invoking the Racist Dog Whistles of the Past, ICE Arrests Nearly 700 Undocumented Immigrants in Mississippi In what Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials are touting as “the largest single-state immigration enforcement operation in our nation’s history,” nearly 700 undocumented immigrants were detained in raids at food processing plants in Mississippi on Wednesday....
04:26 2019-08-09

ICE arrests illegal immigrant accused of rape 2 months after he was released on bond A North Carolina sheriff has been accused by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials of ignoring an ICE detainer in the case of an illegal immigrant who was captured this month--two months after he was released on bond in a rape case...
17:26 2019-08-17

New figures on June border arrests show we're 'still in crisis mode,' says Cuccinelli Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli said Wednesday that new statistics on border apprehensions in June shows that the system is still in "crisis mode."...
19:26 2019-07-10

China Formally Arrests Australian Writer on National-Security Grounds China formally arrested an Australian writer on alleged national-security grounds, his lawyers said, advancing a case that has added to tense relations between Beijing and Australia....
16:26 2019-07-18

McAleenan Says Arrests of Migrants on Border Expected to Decline by 25 Percent in June He attributed the drop to Mexico cracking down on undocumented immigrants crossing the border and the expansion of a policy that forces migrants to wait in Mexico while their asylum cases are processed....
04:13 2019-06-29

Mumbai Police Arrests Dawood Ibrahim's Nephew In Extortion Case Mumbai Police has arrested terrorist Dawood Ibrahim's nephew Rizwan Kaskar in connection with an extortion case, an official said today. Rizwan, the son of Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar, was......
12:39 2019-07-18

United after pilot arrests: No drinking 12 hours before work, longer than FAA requires United Airlines now requires pilots not to drink 12 hours before reporting to work. The FAA minimum is eight hours.       ...
22:00 2019-08-13

Trump Threatens Mass ICE Arrests of Millions of Immigrants in Terrifying Tweet President Trump tweeted out a terrifying message on Monday night threatening that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency would begin making mass arrests of undocumented immigrants across the country “next week.”...
22:00 2019-06-18

South Korea orders further arrests at Samsung Electronics over accounting scandal A South Korean court approved arrest warrants on Saturday for two executives at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over their alleged roles in a suspected accounting fraud at the biotech arm of Samsung Group....
20:52 2019-05-24

Pakistan Pashtun activists say leader arrests herald state crackdown After a deadly clash between troops and activists at a security post in northern Pakistan, organizers of a rights movement that has unnerved the powerful army say a campaign of intimidation against them has intensified, with many top leaders detained....
13:52 2019-06-20

CBI Arrests Lawyer Representing Accused In Narendra Dhabolkar Murder Case A lawyer representing some of the accused in the Narendra Dabholkar murder case was Saturday arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation, an official said....
20:39 2019-05-25

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar....
03:00 2019-08-15

Illegal crossing arrests at Mexican border dropped by about 20,000 in July: Officials The number of people arrested for illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border declined by approximately 20,000 in July, the second monthly decline in a row following a steep increase this spring, according to three senior Homeland Security officials and a nongovernmental official....
01:00 2019-08-07

United Airlines tightens alcohol rules after flight crew’s arrests United Airlines has strengthened its alcohol policy for pilots — a week after two of them were arrested for allegedly being under the influence before a flight from Scotland to Newark. The airline now requires that pilots refrain from drinking alcohol at least 12 hours before reporting for dut...
17:52 2019-08-14

Officials concerned that arrests in Hong Kong could aggravate violent protests A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker expressed fears Thursday that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen people following protests earlier this week....
13:39 2019-07-04

Palestinian Authority arrests businessman who attended Bahrain conference: Haaretz The Palestinian Authority has arrested a Palestinian businessman who attended the U.S.-led economic conference in Bahrain this week, Israel's Haaretz newspaper and Kan public broadcaster reported on Saturday....
20:26 2019-06-29

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic, Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar....
23:26 2019-08-14

Families of ISIS Accused Deny Charges, Call Arrests "Political" The families of five men from Coimbatore arrested in a joint operation by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and the local police have denied allegations that they are linked with terror group......
00:13 2019-06-22

New York eyes plan to clear criminal records for over 200K pot arrests New York State officials are scrambling to figure out how to erase more than 200,000 criminal records for marijuana possession as a bill to strike those charges awaits Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature. The state Division of Criminal Justice Services would have to seal 126,136 Class B misdemeanors...
19:39 2019-07-06

Hong Kong police make fresh arrests, city braces for further protests Hong Kong police said on Sunday they arrested more than 20 people after violent clashes with anti-government protesters overnight, as the Chinese-controlled territory braced for more protests and a general strike aimed to bring the city to a halt....
04:26 2019-08-04

Timeline: R. Kelly's history of sex-abuse arrests, indictments and lawsuits over the years New charges were filed May 30, adding a new chapter to the decade-plus of allegations that the singer sexually and physically abused multiple women.        ...
01:13 2019-05-31

Arrests, weapons seizures tied to German politician's killing as rally held Thousands of people turned out in Kassel to protest local politician Walter Lübcke's death, and right-wing extremism. Two men were arrested for supplying weapons to the suspect who confessed to the killing....
04:39 2019-06-28

UPDATE 1-Pilot arrests 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico A Delta Air Lines pilot and crew arrested a passenger on board a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after the man shouted "I am God" and claimed he would save the world, forcing the plane to return to the airport in San Juan, Puerto Rican police and the airline said on Wednesday....
21:00 2019-07-03

Indonesia arrests dozens of West Papuans over claim flag was thrown in sewer Officers shot tear gas canisters into student accommodation and took 43 people into custody after reports on social mediaIndonesian authorities raided a university dormitory in Surabaya on Saturday and arrested dozens of West Papuan students after a standoff over allegations the Indonesian flag was ...
11:52 2019-08-18

Police make arrests as right-wing, anti-fascist groups rally in Portland Police in Portland, Oregon arrested at least 13 people on Saturday as a right-wing group marched to a downtown waterfront park and anti-fascist counterprotesters scuffled with officers who tried to keep the two sides apart....
03:52 2019-08-18

Hungary arrests Ukrainian captain of cruise ship involved in fatal Danube crash Hungarian police late on Thursday said it had taken into custody the captain of a cruise ship involved in an accident on the Danube River in central Budapest that killed at least seven South Korean tourists on Wednesday....
23:26 2019-05-30

Secret Service arrests man outside Israeli Embassy wearing bulletproof vest and carrying knife The Secret Service arrested a man who was wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying a knife outside the Israeli embassy in Washington, D.C., on Friday....
04:39 2019-08-17

Plumstead and Wandsworth murders: Fourteen arrests after two killed and three injured in 12 hours of violence in south London Fourteen arrests have been made after 12 hours of violence in south London which saw two teenagers killed within minutes of each other and another three men stabbed in a separate attack....
20:52 2019-06-15

Biggest Mafia bust in Ontario, Canada, nets 15 arrests, $33 million worth of homes and cars A Mafia bust—believed to be the biggest in the Canadian province of Ontario—has resulted in 15 arrests and the seizure of homes and sports cars worth $33 million....
23:00 2019-07-19

The end of liberalism? At the G20, Putin sides with the populists Russian President Vladimir Putin set the tone for debate at the G20 meeting in Osaka during a sit-down interview with the Financial Times by making a provocative point: Western liberalism, he said, had run its course....
04:13 2019-06-29

The Latest: Putin not offended by D-Day snub ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on comments Thursday by Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says he wasn’t offended by that Britain did not invite him to ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. Speaking ...
15:26 2019-06-06

Why Putin wants to make 'new Russians' out of Ukrainians The Kremlin is offering Russian citizenship to Ukrainians — and not only to those in Crimea and the contested Donbass regions. What problems is Moscow looking to solve?...
19:52 2019-05-31

Putin Says Russians and Ukrainians Are ‘One People’ MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he believes Russians and Ukrainians constitute one nation and that the countries should find a way to integrate. Putin made the comments in an interview with the American film director Oliver Stone on June 19; material from the interview was used ...
19:26 2019-07-20

Why wasn't Putin invited to D-Day event? Among the world leaders who joined Queen Elizabeth II and other heads of state to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, one was conspicuously absent: Russian President Vladimir Putin....
20:52 2019-06-07

Xi meets 'best and bosom friend' Putin Chinese President Xi Jinping will touch down in Russia Wednesday to meet his "best friend" President Vladimir Putin, cementing economic ties between Moscow and Beijing amid China's heated trade war with the United States....
22:00 2019-06-05

Putin Says 'Not AProblem' Not To Be Invited To D-Day Anniversary Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said it was "not a problem" that he was not invited to the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings in northern France, attended by other world leaders....
22:39 2019-06-06

I would take a bullet for Putin, says Bernie Ecclestone Former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says he would stand in front of any gunman who tried to shoot Vladimir Putin because he is a "good guy" who had nothing to do with the novichok attack in Salisbury....
12:39 2019-07-09

In Ukraine, a Rival to Putin Rises Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian, appeals to Russian speakers his predecessor could never reach. He’s now putting his star power to diplomatic use....
06:26 2019-08-05

Xi gets Russian ice cream from Putin for his birthday Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday Saturday alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin, who surprised him with ice cream, the Kremlin said in a statement....
12:00 2019-06-17

Putin: Russians, Ukrainians are ‘one people’ Russian President Vladimir Putin says he believes Russians and Ukrainians constitute one nation and that the countries should find a way to integrate...
15:00 2019-07-20

Trump to Putin: Please don't meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that led to an investigation of his campaign's contact with the Kremlin during 2016 elections....
11:52 2019-06-28

Hundreds more reported ill with salmonella Over 220 cases of salmonella have been reported in the past month in outbreaks spanning 41 states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday, and the agency believes that backyard poultry is to blame....
10:13 2019-06-14

Family arrests at U.S.-Mexico border reach highest monthly level in over decade amid tariff threat U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing from Mexico in May, an increase over the previous month and the highest monthly level since 2006, reaching what U.S. officials said on Wednesday were "crisis" levels....
01:52 2019-06-06

Pakistan arrests ex-President Asif Ali Zardari, widower of assassinated ex-PM Benazir Bhutto, in money laundering case ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan arrests ex-President Asif Ali Zardari, widower of assassinated ex-PM Benazir Bhutto, in money laundering case. The post Pakistan arrests ex-President Asif Ali Zardari, widower of assassinated ex-PM Benazir Bhutto, in money laundering case appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:13 2019-06-10

Heather Locklear pleads no contest to battery charges from 2018 arrests, ordered to treatment program: reports Heather Locklear has been ordered to enter a treatment program after pleading no contest to eight misdemeanors stemming from her 2018 arrests, according to multiple reports. ...
05:00 2019-08-17

Canterbury attack: Seven arrests after Lebanese exchange student Daniel Ezzedine, 17, left lighting for life in coma Seven people have been arrested after a 17-year-old exchange student was left fighting for his life with a "30 per cent" chance of survival after a brutal attack in Kent....
21:13 2019-06-13

Trump tells Putin: Don't meddle in US elections President Donald Trump's comments appeared to make light of a scandal that had led to a two-year investigation into his campaign's contact with the Kremlin during the 2016 elections....
08:52 2019-06-28

May tells Putin to end all 'hostile' activity that threatens UK Russia's "irresponsible and destabilising activity" must stop before normal diplomatic relations can resume, Theresa May has told Vladimir Putin in a frosty face-to-face encounter....
18:13 2019-06-28

Trump gives Putin light-hearted warning President Donald Trump issued a breezy warning to his Russian counterpart Friday against meddling in US elections, laughing and smiling as he told his counterpart not to interfere....
01:13 2019-06-29

Putin says U.S. military intervention in Venezuela would be a disaster Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday that U.S. military intervention in Venezuela would be a disaster and said even Washington's allies did not support such a course of action....
15:00 2019-06-06

Putin to Britain: Let's forget about the Skripal poisoning Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Britain's next prime minister would forget about the poisoning of a former double agent in England last year in order to improve battered ties....
18:26 2019-06-06

Putin halts Russian flights to Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin issued the temporary ban, state news agency TASS reported on Friday. It added that Putin has also ordered the repatriation of Russian citizens temporarily living in Georgia....
00:39 2019-06-22

Trump, with a wag, asks Putin not to meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that led to an investigation of his campaign's contact with the Kremlin during 2016 elections....
18:52 2019-06-28

Trump jokes to Putin: ‘Don’t meddle in the election’ OSAKA, Osaka (AP)— With a smirk and a finger point, President Donald Trump dryly told Russia’s Vladimir Putin “Don’t meddle with the election” in their first meeting since the special counsel concluded that Russia extensively interfered with the 2016 campaign. The tone of the...
12:00 2019-06-28

Putin fires new broadside against Western liberalism OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired a new broadside against Western liberalism, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people’s interests. Speaking after the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, Putin charged Saturday that Donald Trump’s victo...
13:01 2019-06-29

Putin and Xi cement an alliance for the 21st century As Western allies gather to commemorate one of the greatest military feats of the 20th century, China and Russia are thinking of a new alliance for a new century....
07:26 2019-06-06

Putin says US unilateralism undermines global trade Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized the United States for using pressure and sanctions to maintain its economic supremacy, hurting international trade and eroding global stability....
15:39 2019-06-07

Trump jokes to Putin: ‘Don’t meddle in the election, please’ President Donald Trump is meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin for the first time since the special counsel found extensive evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election...
08:13 2019-06-28

Vladimir Putin: 20 years in power - in pictures Twenty years ago the Russian president Boris Yeltsin appointed his fourth prime minister in less than 18 months: Vladimir Putin, then a relatively unknown security services chief with scant experience of politics. Few could have predicted that two decades later Putin would still be ruling Russia, ha...
22:26 2019-08-09

| WATCH | Russians reflect on 20 years of Putin Vladimir Putin has held power for 20 years but he is still well behind the record terms of Cuba's late Fidel Castro and North Korea's founder Kim Il Sung....
20:13 2019-08-08

Putin uses G-20 to strengthen alliances, soothe tensions OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is using a series of talks with global leaders at the Group of 20 summit to strengthen old alliances and try to soothe tensions with rivals. Putin used his meetings Friday with the leaders of China and India to find common ground on issues ...
13:13 2019-06-28

Kremlin says Georgia's TV attack against Putin 'unacceptable' Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday that an on-air verbal attack against Russian President Vladimir Putin by a Georgian TV presenter was "unacceptable"....
12:39 2019-07-08

Use Of Force Against Iran Would Be "Disaster", Says Vladimir Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said any use of force by the US against Iran would lead to disaster as tensions escalate between Washington and Tehran....
21:39 2019-06-20

Putin says he opposes trade restrictions against Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken a step forward to cool down the running tensions with Georgia, rejecting calls for the much-anticipated trade restrictions...
16:01 2019-07-09

Weakened by the trade war, Xi ready to woo Modi and Putin Smiling broadly as he strode into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in June 2018 alongside a group of world leaders, Chinese President Xi Jinping had never looked stronger....
10:13 2019-06-14

Putin to Trump: We'll develop new nuclear missiles if you do Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Monday that Moscow would be forced to start developing short and intermediate-range land-based nuclear missiles if the United States started doing so after the demise of a landmark arms control treaty....
16:26 2019-08-05

The Latest: Putin won’t budge to win sanctions respite MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Putin’s annual call-in show (all times local): 1:45 p.m. President Vladimir Putin says that Russia will not compromise on its core interests to win a respite from Western sanctions. Putin admitted that the U.S. and the European Union sanctions have cost Russia an es...
12:52 2019-06-20

Putin approach to May preceded 'improved diplomacy' An approach by President Vladimir Putin to Theresa May last year preceded the reopening of some diplomatic channels closed since the Salisbury spy poisoning, Sky News understands....
01:52 2019-05-31

Huawei's US research arm to lay off hundreds of workers The layoffs come about two months after the U.S. government put Huawei on a trade blacklist, making it illegal for its U.S. subsidiary to transfer sensitive technologies to its parent....
21:39 2019-07-22

Hundreds without power in southeast Tucson TUCSON- According to the TEP outage map, hundreds are without power on Tucson’s southeast side. The affected area is along Old Vail road between Swan and Wilmot roads. It is estimated that 365 people are without power. There has been no cause for the outage and TEP is currently investigating. ...
09:01 2019-08-02

Why China is building hundreds of new airports China's high speed ascendance to the jet age has prompted a massive airport building project that will plug millions of its citizens directly into international aviation networks and change the aviation world forever....
05:13 2019-05-26

An Art Show for Hundreds of Women. And That’s Just the Artists. Like so many good ideas, the Every Woman Biennial was born of a joke. Now it’s in its third edition, displaying the work of over 600 female and nonbinary artists, and expanding to Los Angeles....
14:33 2019-05-21

Why this country is building hundreds of airports When China's air industry hits the news, stories are typically centered on passengers going rogue, punching each other, trying to wrestle open emergency doors mid-takeoff or dangerously tossing coins into airplane engines for luck....
05:52 2019-05-29

Hundreds Pack Downtown For Bluegrass And BBQ LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Beer, bourbon, Bluegrass and barbecue all converged this weekend in Lexington. Despite the sporadic rain on both days, hundreds packed downtown for the Bluegrass BBQ Festival. The lines were full as people sampled all the best BBQ that central Kentucky has to offer. T...
03:52 2019-06-09

Donald Trump to Vladimir Putin at G20: 'Don't meddle in the elections U.S. President Donald Trump talked trade, military and Iran with world leaders Friday all with a smile and a joke or two during the first day of the two-day G20 summit in Japan....
15:52 2019-06-28

Putin travels to Siberia as floods turn deadly The Irkutsk region has been hit by torrential rains, causing Lake Baikal and the Angara River to burst their banks. At least five people have been killed and hundreds injured....
03:13 2019-06-30

"Don't Meddle In Election, President," Trump Jokes With Putin Much of Donald Trump's presidency has been overshadowed by allegations Moscow helped get him elected, but when it came to confronting Vladimir Putin on the issue, the US president did it in a joke....
14:52 2019-06-28

A Clash of Worldviews as Pope Francis and Putin Meet Again A meeting between Russia’s president, seen as the spiritual strongman of European nationalists, and the pope, a moral voice against populism, comes amid an ideological divide in the West....
14:13 2019-07-04

Putin Shoots, Scores and Falls Face First on Hockey Ice President Vladimir V. Putin’s image of control slipped, just briefly, during a friendly game at the Bolshoi Ice Arena in the Black Sea resort of Sochi....
18:39 2019-05-21

Kremlin: Putin doesn’t think Moscow protests significant The Kremlin spokesman says that President Vladimir Putin is following mass opposition protests in Moscow but does not think they are significant enough...
12:52 2019-08-13

Trump, With a Smile, Tells Putin 'Don't Meddle in the Election' At the G-20 summit in Japan, President Trump called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to stay out of the 2020 presidential election, though the tone of his comments was open to interpretation....
10:39 2019-06-28

Putin says liberalism is ‘eating itself,’ criticizes migrant influx OSAKA, Japan — Russian President Vladimir Putin fired a new broadside against Western liberalism at the Group of 20 summit in Japan, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people’s interests. Speaking after the summit in Osaka concluded on Saturday, Putin charged that Donald...
04:00 2019-07-01

Putin and Xi show a unified front against Trump in St. Petersburg Chinese President Xi Jinping had the ultimate tour guide on his visit to the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum this week: His "bosom friend," Russian President Vladimir Putin....
09:00 2019-06-08

Putin warned US before drone was shot down not to attack Iran Vladimir Putin on Thursday warned President Trump not to use military force against Iran despite the Islamic Republic’s recent provocations — in comments apparently made before the US charged that Iran had shot down a military drone with a surface-to-air missile. During a marathon, four-hour call-in...
21:52 2019-06-20

The Latest: Trump jokes with Putin over election meddling President Donald Trump makes light about election meddling during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of a summit in Japan...
17:26 2019-06-28

| With a smile, Trump tells Putin 'don't meddle in the election' Much of Donald Trump's time in office has been overshadowed by allegations Moscow helped get him elected, but when it came to confronting Vladimir Putin on the issue, the US president did it in a joke....
17:39 2019-06-28

Trump and Putin comment on fake news in Osaka Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump were heard on camera discussing "fake news" before their talks at the G-20 summit in Osaka on Friday. (June 28)        ...
06:52 2019-06-29

Why Trump and Putin Blew Up Cold War Arms Treaty A landmark Cold War-era weapons treaty between the U.S. and Russia has collapsed. The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty banned an entire category of weapons: ground-launched intermediate-range missiles, which were then deployed across Europe. Washington says Russia has violated the treat...
23:13 2019-08-02

After 20 years, is Vladimir Putin's untouchable image crumbling? During Vladimir Putin's two decades in power, polls have often shown Russians blame their government rather than their president for their problems. Amidst a new wave of domestic tension, that could be changing....
13:39 2019-08-09

Putin says Britain's May tough on Skripal poisoning case Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he wanted to improve ties with Britain after they were strained by the poisoning of a former Russian spy on British soil, but said Prime Minister Theresa May was taking a tough line on the issue....
12:26 2019-06-29

Putin's 20 years in power producing new generation of protesters New wave of protest leaders were children when Russian president first came to power in 1999The young face of Moscow’s protests, a 21-year-old libertarian with 123,000 followers on YouTube, appeared in court on a television screen this week.Yegor Zhukov, a political science student at Russia’s prest...
15:26 2019-08-16

Kremlin says Rosneft's dispute with Transneft not a matter for Putin The dispute between Rosneft and Transneft is not a matter for Russian President Vladimir Putin to intervene in because it is a corporate matter, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday....
11:52 2019-07-10

Putin fires new broadside against Western liberalism during G20 summit Russian President Vladimir Putin fired a new broadside against Western liberalism on Saturday, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people's interests....
15:01 2019-06-29

Ukraine's Zelenskiy proposes peace talks with Putin Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who has said resolving ongoing disputes with Russia would be his top priority, has called for internationally mediated talks. Moscow says it will consider the request....
01:13 2019-07-09

Elton John blasts Putin for saying liberalism is ‘obsolete’ NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John is calling out Russian President Vladimir Putin for saying that liberalism is “obsolete” and conflicts with the “overwhelming majority” in many countries. In a story published by the Financial Times newspaper , Putin says “the ...
22:39 2019-06-28

Vladimir Putin Congratulates PM Modi On Election Victory Election Result 2019: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the convincing victory of his BJP in the parliamentary elections and expressed his......
13:26 2019-05-23

Trump "Less Prepared" Than Putin For Key Meet, Says Ex-State Secretary US President Donald Trump was less prepared than Vladimir Putin for their first meeting, allowing his Russian counterpart to promote his own agenda and leaving US officials at a disadvantage, former......
12:13 2019-05-23

Putin says liberalism ‘eating itself,’ migrant influx wrong Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired a new broadside against Western liberalism, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people’s interests...
04:39 2019-06-30

Putin says he hopes Venezuela talks will normalize situation Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Norway-brokered talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition would normalize the situation in country and bring an end to political turmoil....
16:00 2019-07-11

Xi Jinping calls Vladimir Putin ‘best and bosom friend’ Chinese President Xi Jinping lavished praise on Russian President Vladimir Putin in a preview of his state visit to Moscow and St. Petersburg this week....
01:26 2019-06-05

Putin and Xi Herald the Virtues of Globalism, Critiquing the U.S. on Trade The presidents of Russia and China used an investment conference to critique what they saw as increased protectionism by the United States amid rising tensions....
00:52 2019-06-08

The Latest: Putin suspends flying Russians to Georgia TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The Latest on protests in the Georgian capital (all times local): 11:30 p.m. President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian airlines to suspend the transportation of Russian citizens to Georgia, saying the move is necessary to protect national security. The decree on the suspen...
23:13 2019-06-21

Smirking Trump jokes to Putin: don't meddle in US election US president appears to make light of 2016 scandal before meeting at G20 summitDonald Trump has sardonically asked Vladimir Putin not to meddle in the 2020 US election, smirking and pointing his finger as he did so and appearing to make light of a scandal that led to an investigation of his campaign...
11:26 2019-06-28

What made Artemi Panarin speak out against Vladimir Putin Artemi Panarin got the team he wanted, then got his money, and now he’s making his voice heard back in his native Russia by ripping into authoritative president Vladimir Putin. The Rangers’ new winger, who signed a seven-year, $81.5 million deal at the opening of free agency a few weeks ago, c...
21:00 2019-07-19

Trump offers Putin help with Siberian wildfires: Kremlin U.S. President Donald Trump in a phone call on Wednesday offered his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin assistance in putting out wildfires in Russia's Siberia, the Kremlin said in a statement....
02:00 2019-08-01

Putin says US military action against Iran would be a ‘catastrophe for the region’ Russia’s President Vladimir Putin warned the U.S.  Thursday not to take military action against Iran following the recent downing of an American drone and attacks on oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz....
01:52 2019-06-21

Pope to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout from the schism between the Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox Churches. The Vatican confirmed the July 4 a...
10:52 2019-06-06

Putin Aims to Revive the Economy With a Plan. And Pianos. As Russian officials unveil a spending plan aimed at doubling growth in its troubled economy, critics see a $400 billion effort in Soviet-era planning....
03:26 2019-06-06

Putin confirms fire-hit submersible was nuclear-powered Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday confirmed reports that the navy’s deep-sea submersible vessel that caught fire on Monday, killing 14 seamen, was nuclear-powered....
13:13 2019-07-04

Stephen Colbert on Trump v Biden: 'Only one of you is sitting on Putin’s lap' Late-night hosts focused on the war between the president and his Democratic foe, and other drama on the campaign trialLate-night hosts focused on the new fire on the campaign trail as Joe Biden and Donald Trump trade shots, and US relations abroad. Related: Stephen Colbert on Trump’s cancelled Mexi...
20:52 2019-06-12

Vladimir Putin is muscling his way into Africa, and that is bad news for US interests When Moscow sees a vacuum in Africa left by Europe or the United States, it increasingly steps in with trade and business agreements, military sales and cooperation, and political and paramilitary support, writes Fred Kempe of the Atlantic Council....
17:39 2019-06-15

The Latest: Putin meets May amid strained ties OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, the first such top-level encounter in years. Relations between Russia and Britain have been in tat...
12:00 2019-06-28

| Putin oversees release of whales from 'jail' during phone-in Russian President Vladimir Putin during his annual marathon phone-in claimed kudos for the release of whales held in cramped pens and intended for commercial aquariums....
15:26 2019-06-21

Trump Tells Putin (With a Grin) Not to Meddle in Elections At the leaders’ first formal meeting in a year, President Trump again made clear that he does not take Russia’s electoral interference as seriously as others do....
13:26 2019-06-28

Trump tells Putin, ‘Don’t meddle in the election’ at G20 summit President Donald Trump met with Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, Friday, and jokingly waggled his right index finger at the Russian president and scolded, “Don’t meddle in the election” when a reporter asked if he planned to make that warning concerning the 2020 pr...
10:52 2019-06-28

Putin: No intention to deploy Russian troops in Venezuela ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has told reporters that Moscow has no intention to deploy its troops or set up military bases in Venezuela. He added that Russian experts have been in Venezuela to service Russian-made weapons bought by Caracas. Putin, who was meeting Thursday w...
14:13 2019-06-06