NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 22:00 2019-07-11

UPDATE 2-German minister pushing to resolve trade disputes with U.S.

German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier on Thursday said he sees a 50-50 chance of averting U.S. auto tariffs, and that it will likely take weeks or months to resolve at least some of the thorny trade ...

UPDATE 2-German minister pushing to resolve trade disputes with U.S.

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From violence to dialogue: as land conflicts intensify, UN boosts efforts to resolve disputes through mediation The town of Kitchanga, in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), hosts the highest concentration of internally displaced people in the country, and has been one of the regions most affected by clashes between local communities, made up of Tutsis and Hutus, especially in t...
16:13 2019-05-26

IMF sees trade disputes slowing global trade, sees supply chain risks The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said global trade growth was slowing as a result of tensions between the United States and China and others, and prolonged uncertainty about tariffs was weighing on business sentiment around the world....
16:52 2019-07-17

US diplomacy pushing Middle East towards war, says ex-UK minister Alistair Burt sums up Donald Trump’s policy in the region as ‘hit them in the nuts first’America’s “hit them in the nuts first” diplomacy is helping put the Middle East on a dangerous trajectory towards a regional war, Alistair Burt, the UK’s minister for the region until last month, has warned.On t...
15:13 2019-05-31

China disputes it ever agreed to US demands in trade deal Chinese officials disputed Monday they ever agreed to the "extravagant demands" the U.S. requested as part of a trade deal and said that further talks could only occur in an atmosphere of "mutual respect."...
20:01 2019-05-21

Oil rises as supply concerns outweigh trade disputes Oil rose above $64 a barrel on Tuesday as OPEC supply cuts and Middle East tensions outweighed the U.S.-China trade dispute that is dragging on the global economy and oil demand....
12:52 2019-07-09

Trade Disputes Are Weakening Future Growth, OECD Says Conflicts between the U.S. and its major trade partners have weakened business investment around the world, threatening to hamper future as well as current rates of economic growth, the OECD said....
16:39 2019-05-21

Oil rises towards $65 as supply concerns outweigh trade disputes Oil rose towards $65 a barrel on Tuesday as OPEC supply cuts and Middle East tensions outweighed the U.S.-China trade dispute that has been dragging down the global economy and oil demand....
15:52 2019-07-09

Putin stands by China, criticizes U.S., in trade, Huawei disputes Aggressive U.S. tactics such as a campaign against Chinese telecoms firm Huawei will lead to trade wars - and possibly real wars - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday, in a show of solidarity with China alongside its leader Xi Jinping....
18:13 2019-06-07

"Provoking Disputes Is Naked Economic Terrorism": China On US Trade War Provoking trade disputes is "naked economic terrorism", a senior Chinese diplomat said on Thursday, ramping up the rhetoric against the United States amid a bitter trade war that is showing no signs......
06:52 2019-05-30

Oil prices ease as trade disputes outweigh supply concerns Oil prices dipped on Tuesday on demand concerns following the latest signs the U.S.-China trade war is dragging on the global economy, although the potential for conflicts in the Middle East offered support....
09:26 2019-07-09

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
17:13 2019-06-14

China rejects threats, tariffs as way to resolve trade war BEIJING (AP) — China’s Commerce Ministry says officials on both sides are preparing for a meeting of Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping next week in Osaka, but that threats and tariffs will not resolve trade tensions between the two biggest economies. Ministry spokesman Gao Feng said Thurs...
12:52 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-Encompass Health to pay $48 mln to resolve False Claims Act allegations -U.S. DOJ Encompass Health Corp has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday....
20:00 2019-06-28

Trade disputes are damaging growth and must be tackled 'at a multilateral level,' OECD says Global trade tensions that are hitting growth and investment need to be dealt with at a multilateral level, the OECD's chief economist told CNBC Tuesday....
15:39 2019-05-21

China tells US provoking trade disputes is 'naked economic terrorism' Senior official says China is ‘not afraid’ of a trade war as Beijing signals potential restrictions on rare-earth exportsProvoking trade disputes is “naked economic terrorism“, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Thursday, ramping up the rhetoric against the US amid a bitter trade war that shows no si...
23:26 2019-05-30

Oil bounces back, but markets remain fragile amid trade disputes Oil prices jumped more than 1% on Friday amid OPEC supply cuts and Middle East tensions, but still did not fully recoup losses earlier in the week on economic slowdown jitters and swelling inventories — their steepest drops since the start of 2019....
10:00 2019-05-24

Taking aim at U.S., China says provoking trade disputes is 'naked economic terrorism' China's Vice Foreign Minster Zhang Hanhui said on Thursday deliberately provoking trade disputes amounted to "naked economic terrorism", as Beijing continued to dial up its rhetoric amid the festering trade war with the United States....
04:26 2019-05-30

S. Korea, Japan fail to resolve growing trade dispute South Korea and Japan have failed to immediately resolve their dispute over Japanese export restrictions that could hurt South Korean technology companies...
03:39 2019-07-13

USDA predicts agricultural exports will fall $6.3B this year amid trade disputes America's agricultural exports this year are predicted to fall some $6.3 billion from last year, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture....
05:26 2019-06-01

Oil prices drop on signs global economy slowing amid trade disputes Oil fell on Tuesday amid worries over the outlook for demand after the latest signs that international trade disputes have been dragging on the global economy, although the potential for conflicts in the Middle East offered support to prices....
06:39 2019-07-09

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China: letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
00:52 2019-06-14

Trump-Xi meeting unlikely to resolve trade differences, could lead to more talks: media Upcoming trade talks between the leaders of China and the United States are unlikely to immediately resolve major disagreements between the two sides but could start a new phase in negotiations, Chinese state media said on Thursday....
07:26 2019-06-20

China pushing US to back down on Huawei in trade deal China is demanding the Trump administration back down on its sanctions against tech company Huawei Technologies as part of an eventual trade deal between the two nations....
19:26 2019-06-27

U.S. trade representative says he can resolve Democrats' concerns on North America pact quickly The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday he is ready to work with lawmakers "sooner rather than later" to address concerns over a new North American pact, even as a leading Democrat outlined roadblocks to the deal's approval....
21:26 2019-06-19

UPDATE 3-Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutch region on Wednesday, Economic Affairs Minister Eric Wiebes said....
17:00 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces environmental pressure under the terms of the EU-Mercosur free trade deal....
00:26 2019-07-04

Tory donor lined up for trade minister role Theresa May risks igniting a cronyism row during the final weeks of her premiership by lining up a Conservative Party donor as the government's next trade and investment minister....
01:13 2019-06-18

UPDATE 2-Contest to replace May as British prime minister hots up The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with five candidates now vying for a job whose central task will be to find a way to take a divided Britain out of the European Union....
15:13 2019-05-25

UPDATE 2-Minister calls on next PM to defend Britain's leading finance role Britain's next prime minister must make it their "overriding" priority to protect London's globally competitive position in finance after Brexit, financial services minister John Glen said on Tuesday....
14:26 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-Italy's economy minister hopes Atlantia will buy stake in Alitalia Italian Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Friday he hoped infrastructure group Atlantia would buy a stake in Alitalia, the troubled airline company the government is struggling to rescue....
11:26 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be sold to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd....
02:39 2019-06-11

UPDATE 2-German minister to discuss aircraft subsidies with USTR Lighthizer German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said he would meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday to discuss efforts to settle a dispute over subsidies to U.S. planemaker Boeing and Europe's Airbus....
02:39 2019-07-11

German trade minister places 50-50 odds on resolving auto tariffs German Economic Minister Peter Altmaier said Thursday there were even odds that the U.S. and the European Union could reach a deal that would avoid the Trump administration imposing tariffs on autos and auto parts imports....
02:13 2019-07-12

Trade war and Iran tensions creating a 'very unstable' oil market, Russia minister says Current geopolitical tensions are making it harder and harder for oil-producing nations to make decisions that will help stabilize crude prices, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told CNBC Sunday....
16:00 2019-05-21

Australia's finance minister calls for an 'ongoing commitment to free trade' "We would argue that an ongoing and protracted trade war is not in anybody's interest," said Mathias Cormann, Australia's finance minister....
15:52 2019-06-28

Japan and U.S. must work to narrow differences on trade: economy minister Motegi Japan and the United States still need to work to narrow their differences on trade, Japan's economy minister said on Saturday, following a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer....
17:00 2019-05-25

Pompeo to meet with Mexico's foreign minister to discuss immigration, trade U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard on Sunday to discuss migration and trade, amid heightened bilateral tension ahead of a deadline on a deal that removed tariff threats on Mexican exports....
12:00 2019-07-21

UAE Foreign Minister In India; Energy, Trade High On Agenda Of Visit United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan arrived here Sunday night and will hold talks with his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar to boost cooperation in key sectors......
05:52 2019-07-08

UPDATE 1-KKR hires former Australian Prime Minister Turnbull as global senior advisor KKR & Co has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a global senior advisor, the global investment firm told Reuters on Friday....
11:13 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-Algeria to seek "good compromise" over Total's Anadarko deal - minister Algeria's energy minister said on Monday he would seek a "good compromise" when asked about his earlier comments that Algiers would block a plan by France's Total to buy Anadarko's Algerian assets....
16:39 2019-05-27

UPDATE 2-Brazil Supreme Court minister holds up sale of Petrobras units A Brazilian Supreme Court judge has issued an injunction suspending some major divestments by Petroleo Brasileiro SA, according to a document seen by Reuters on Monday, possibly creating a major headache for the state-run oil firm....
01:39 2019-05-28

UPDATE 1-Algeria to block Total from buying Anadarko's Algerian assets - minister Algeria will block Total from acquiring Anadarko's assets in Algeria, energy minister Mohamed Arkab told reporters on the sidelines of a conference on Sunday....
01:26 2019-05-27

The real threat to Britain is a hard-left government, UK trade minister warns The Conservative Party must unite under its next leader – whoever that may be – in order to avoid the "threat" of a "hard-left" government, the U.K.'s international trade minister told CNBC....
23:00 2019-06-27

UPDATE 2-Stoppage at Newmont Goldcorp mine costs Mexico millions daily - minister Ongoing stoppages at Newmont Goldcorp Corp's Penasquito gold mine in Mexico are costing "millions" every day to both public coffers and the company, a Mexican minister said on Thursday, urging a solution that will restart operations....
06:00 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-Embattled Brazil minister assails authenticity of leaked texts in corruption probe Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Wednesday that a criminal organization was responsible for alleged leaks of his private messages as a federal judge, which raised questions about his ethics while overseeing a major corruption probe....
18:26 2019-06-19

UPDATE 3-Embattled Brazil justice minister decries leaked texts in corruption probe Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Wednesday that a criminal organization was responsible for leaks of his private messages as a federal judge, which raised questions about his ethics while overseeing a major corruption probe....
03:26 2019-06-20

UK Trade Minister to apologize after leaked cables call Trump 'inept' and 'clumsy': report The U.K.’s Trade Minster on Monday said he will apologize to Ivanka Trump after leaked diplomatic cables showed Britain’s ambassador to the United States describing President Trump as “dysfunctional” and “inept.”...
11:52 2019-07-08

Japan trade minister blasts South Korea for 'mistaken' explanation after bilateral meeting Japanese Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday it was "regrettable" that the South Korean government had made what he said was an erroneous explanation after the two sides sat down for a working-level meeting over Japan's export controls....
05:52 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-China says will respond if U.S. escalates trade tension China will respond firmly if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said further tariffs were ready to kick in if no deal was reached at June's G20 summit....
13:39 2019-06-11

UPDATE 2-China says will respond if U.S. escalates trade tension China will respond firmly if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said further tariffs were ready to kick in if no deal was reached at a G20 summit this month....
16:26 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-China says U.S. trade row can be resolved through mutual respect China and the United States can find a way to resolve their trade dispute if each other's concerns are taken into consideration, the commerce ministry said on Thursday....
12:00 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Fox host, Chinese state TV anchor face off over trade war A Chinese state TV anchor and a host from Fox Business, whose sparring over the U.S.-China trade war has been avidly followed on Chinese social media, brought their duel to the American cable network for what turned out to be a respectful encounter....
09:39 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-India-U.S. trade talks end without major progress -sources U.S. and Indian trade negotiators ended talks on Friday without making major progress on a range of disputes over tariffs and other protectionist measures imposed by both sides that are straining bilateral ties, according to officials with knowledge of the discussions....
17:00 2019-07-12

UPDATE 2-India-U.S. trade talks end without major progress -sources U.S. and Indian trade negotiators ended talks on Friday without making major progress on a range of disputes over tariffs and other protectionist measures imposed by both sides that are straining bilateral ties, according to officials with knowledge of the discussions....
19:52 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-Pence in Canada to talk to Trudeau about trade, China and Venezuela U.S. Vice President Mike Pence touched down in Ottawa on Thursday to talk to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about ratification of the new North American trade agreement and the two countries' dispute with China....
18:00 2019-05-30

RPT-UPDATE 1-Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this week's Paris Airshow with little to celebrate despite bulging order books....
08:39 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-India plays down Trump decision to remove U.S. trade privileges The Indian government said on Saturday it will continue to seek to build strong economic ties with the United States despite a decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to end preferential trade treatment for India from June 5....
20:00 2019-06-01

UPDATE 1-Four trade houses buy record-large raw sugar delivery -traders Sucres et Denrees (Sucden), Alvean, ED&F Man, and Louis Dreyfus Company scooped up the delivery of the July raw sugar against ICE Futures U.S. contract that expired on Friday in the largest delivery on record, traders said....
21:52 2019-06-28

UPDATE 1-U.S. expects China to buy farm products during trade talks -Kudlow White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday said China was expected to move forward with agricultural purchases from the United States even as trade talks resumed between the two countries, with top officials slated to talk by phone this week....
17:00 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that President Donald Trump might ease U.S. restrictions on Huawei if there was progress in the trade row with China - but absent a deal, Washington would maintain tariffs to cut its deficit....
16:13 2019-06-09

UPDATE 3-Trump officials say U.S.-China trade talks to resume next week Top representatives of the United States and China are organizing a resumption of talks for next week to try to resolve a year-long trade war between the world's two largest economies, Trump administration officials said on Wednesday....
11:26 2019-07-04

UPDATE 3-Hudson's Bay Co sales slump; optimistic about China trade impact Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co on Thursday posted a wider-than-expected loss as sales at its Lord & Taylor unit fell, but said it was optimistic about its ability to deal with the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods....
19:13 2019-06-13

UPDATE 4-Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
23:39 2019-06-11

UPDATE 2-Cargill quarterly profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Global commodities trader Cargill Inc reported a 41% drop in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war and also flooding in the central United States that hit marketing and transportation of grains and livestock....
20:39 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six construction contracts in June for a planned oil refinery in the southern state of Tabasco....
23:39 2019-06-02

UPDATE 3-U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new round of talks after the world's two largest economies agreed to a truce in a year-long trade war....
01:26 2019-07-10

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Volvo Cars to cut costs as trade war dents profits Volvo on Thursday announced plans to cut fixed costs by 2 billion Swedish crowns ($214 million), becoming the latest carmaker to warn that pricing pressure and tariffs arising from the China-U.S. trade war were denting profitability....
09:26 2019-07-18

UPDATE 4-Hudson's Bay Co sales slump, optimistic about China trade impact Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co on Thursday posted a wider-than-expected loss as sales at its Lord & Taylor unit fell, but said it was optimistic about its ability to deal with the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods....
21:26 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Electrolux sees lower hit from raw materials, trade tariffs in 2019 Swedish home appliance maker Electrolux said on Thursday it had been able to offset pressures from higher raw materials, trade tariffs and currency with price hikes so far in 2019, and that it also expected to do so for the full year....
09:26 2019-07-18

UPDATE 3-Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations....
17:39 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Maersk warns trade tensions could curb shipping growth Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk warned on Friday that trade tensions and an economic slowdown could put a brake on growth in freight movements....
09:52 2019-05-24

UPDATE 4-U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new round of talks after the world's two largest economies agreed to a truce in a year-long trade war....
03:00 2019-07-10

UPDATE 3-Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticises trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal....
15:13 2019-05-25

UPDATE 2-Fed's Powell says trade, global growth concerns continue to weigh on U.S. economy Concerns about trade policy and a weak global economy "continue to weigh on the U.S. economic outlook" and the Federal Reserve stands ready to "act as appropriate" to sustain a decade-long expansion, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday in remarks that could bolster expectations of an intere...
15:13 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-European stock futures rally on relief over U.S.-China trade talks European stock futures rallied in early trade on Monday, hitting their highest level since August 2018 as investors piled into assets considered riskier after Washington and Beijing agreed to resume trade talks, averting an escalation of a protracted dispute....
09:39 2019-07-01

UPDATE 3-Fed's Powell says trade, global growth concerns continue to weigh on U.S. economy Concerns about trade policy and a weak global economy "continue to weigh on the U.S. economic outlook" and the Federal Reserve stands ready to "act as appropriate" to sustain a decade-long expansion, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday in remarks that could bolster expectations of an intere...
15:52 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-U.S. trade chief expects to meet China's vice premier ahead of G20 The top U.S. trade negotiator on Wednesday said he expects he and the U.S. Treasury secretary will meet the Chinese vice premier ahead of the G20 summit in Japan later this month....
17:13 2019-06-19

UPDATE 4-Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticises trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal....
17:26 2019-05-25

REFILE-UPDATE 4-U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new round of talks after the world's two largest economies agreed to a truce in a year-long trade war....
08:52 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-Cargill fourth-quarter profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Commodities trader Cargill Inc reported a 41% slump in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war and also flooding in the central United States that hit marketing and transportation of grains....
16:52 2019-07-11

UPDATE 2-White House's Navarro says China trade deal will take time -CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Tuesday U.S. trade talks with China are heading in the right direction and any concessions to Beijing on Huawei Technologies were small in the context of a larger trade deal....
04:13 2019-07-03

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators urge Trump not to use Huawei as bargaining chip in trade talks U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Marco Rubio on Thursday urged the Trump administration not to use Huawei Technologies Co as a bargaining chip in trade talks with China that might allow expanded use of the company's equipment in the U.S. telecommunications industry....
19:13 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Trump talks trade with Apple CEO Cook as China dispute looms U.S. President Donald Trump met with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday to discuss trade and other hot-button issues facing the tech company as Trump deliberates whether to make good on his threat to hike tariffs on imports from China....
03:26 2019-06-14

UPDATE 4-Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade - former China cbank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress towards ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former top Chinese official said on Friday....
12:52 2019-05-31

UPDATE 3-Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade - former China cbank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress towards ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former top Chinese official said on Friday....
09:26 2019-05-31

KD disputes idea Warriors are better without him Kevin Durant also addressed the idea that he is not seen as part of the Warriors' collective, saying he knows what he brings and that's what matters....
08:39 2019-05-25

UPDATE 2-Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the trade conflict between the two neighbors worsens, the head of Mexico's main farm lobby said on Friday....
04:13 2019-06-01

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Copersucar sees sugar trade flow reaching equilibrium in 2nd half Brazil's Copersucar, the world's largest sugar merchant, expects global trade flow of the sweetener to reach equilibrium between supply and demand in the second half of 2019, which could lead to a price recovery, a top company official said on Thursday....
18:00 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the trade conflict between the two neighbors worsens, the head of Mexico's main farm lobby said on Friday....
01:13 2019-06-01

UPDATE 1-Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions -Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico, with U.S.-based domestic equities funds posting $10 billion of cash withdrawals, according to Refinitiv's Lipper research service on Thursday. It...
04:26 2019-06-07

UAW disputes VW's neutrality on eve of union vote in Tenn. The UAW contends Volkswagen has held multiple mandatory meetings with workers in Chattanooga, pushing anti-union materials. VW denied the allegation, along with other speculation that emerged in the days leading up to Wednesday's vote. ...
00:26 2019-06-12

U.S., Iran send conflicting signals on their disputes Iran and the United States sent mixed signals on Tuesday about resolving their disputes as Iran's supreme leader threatened to further breach the 2015 nuclear deal while the U.S. president cited "a lot of progress."...
01:13 2019-07-17

UPDATE 2-European shares hand back gains after White House dampens Sino-U.S. trade optimism European shares handed back gains to close flat on Thursday after comments from the White House undid optimism over a potential Sino-U.S. trade deal, while a strong rally in shares of chemicals giant Bayer propped up German equities....
19:26 2019-06-27

UPDATE 2-Spelling errors, video show Huawei rival stole trade secrets, U.S. jury hears A former engineering manager used Huawei Technologies Co Ltd trade secrets and lured away 24 of its employees to improperly build his startup company, a lawyer for the Chinese telecommunications firm told a Texas jury on Tuesday....
03:00 2019-06-05

Huawei confident it can resolve ARM suspension Huawei said it was confident it could resolve the situation that has seen its chip design partner ARM suspend collaboration after the United States said it could block the Chinese company's access to U.S. technology....
16:13 2019-05-22

Mexico and US trying to tweak USMCA rules about settling disputes The U.S. and Mexico are working on adding a side deal to the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade to address Democrats’ concerns over the deal’s dispute resolution systems, a top Mexican official said....
03:52 2019-07-06

How to use the Apple Support app to resolve technical problems If there's a tech issue or glitch with your Apple product, you can use the Apple Support app to find troubleshooting tips and chat with a representative....
01:39 2019-05-25

US, Iran voice resolve in brinkmanship, say war not sought The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply with the international agreement that keeps it from making nuclear weapons....
04:26 2019-06-19

EU leaders reconvene to resolve top jobs impasse After marathon talks ended without a compromise, EU leaders are meeting again to try and overcome a deadlock over key job nominations. The talks come as the newly elected European Parliament kicked off its first session....
14:26 2019-07-02

We may never resolve our conflicted feelings about Michael Jackson If you have conflicted feelings about Michael Jackson on the 10th anniversary of his death, you are not alone. Don't expect to resolve them soon.        ...
19:13 2019-06-27

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

Shanahan disputes reports US might send 10,000 more troops to counter Iran He didn’t call it “fake news,” but acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told reporters at the Pentagon that their sources “aren’t feeding you right information.”...
03:13 2019-05-24

China, North Korea look to strengthen ties amid US disputes Chinese President Xi Jinping meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are locked in dispute with the United States — Xi over trade and Kim over nuclear weapons...
05:26 2019-06-19

Huawei Disputes U.S. Cyber Firm's Findings of Flaws in Gear Huawei has disputed the findings that said its gear is far more likely to contain flaws than equipment from rival companies, characterizing the analysis as incomplete and inaccurate....
12:39 2019-07-05

Kevin Durant, doubtful for Game 1, disputes notion Warriors are better without him Durant unlikely to play in Thursday’s Game 1 due to calf injuryGolden State have won five straight games since losing DurantAll-Star is miffed at narrative Warriors are better without him Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is unlikely to play in Game 1 of the NBA finals on Thursday against e...
09:26 2019-05-25

Report: Spartans paid $1.2 million to settle Title IX disputes Michigan State paid $1.2 million combined to a woman and a former football player after two Title IX investigations first exonerated the player, then reversed that decision, ESPN reported Wednesday after an open records request....
05:00 2019-07-11

PM Modi To Resolve Naga Political Issue In His Second Term, Says BJP The BJP in Nagaland on Wednesday asserted that the decades-long Naga political problem will be resolved during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term in office....
20:52 2019-06-05

Alex Morgan and USA resolve to put Ellen White in the shade The reigning champions are wary of England’s threats but remain bullish ahead of Tuesday’s World Cup semi-finalEngland’s wingers, Ellen White, Fran Kirby, the Lionesses’ speed, a resilient defence … the way the United States side talk about their opponents for Tuesday’s semi‑final in Lyon, you could...
00:00 2019-07-01

Erdogan Says He Will Meet With Trump to Resolve Weapons Disagreement The Turkish president, holding a rare meeting with international journalists, also said that he would accept the results of Istanbul’s mayoral election....
17:00 2019-06-20

Why Canadian GP could resolve "confusing" 2019 F1 tyre performance The Canadian Grand Prix could produce some key answers about the role downforce is playing in Pirelli's Formula 1 tyres' "confusing" performance this year, reckons Williams engineering chief Dave Robson...
16:13 2019-06-05

Fifa to hand out tougher punishments for racist incidents and financial disputes Fifa has significantly updated its disciplinary code for the first time in 15 years, with major changes made to how it deals with discrimination and financial disputes, football's world governing body has announced....
00:26 2019-07-12

Nissan, Renault Near Deal to Resolve Corporate Governance Dispute Nissan Motor and Renault are poised to resolve a standoff over changes to Nissan’s corporate governance ahead of the Japanese car maker’s shareholder meeting next week....
07:26 2019-06-19

Uniper chairman calls for signal from Fortum to resolve dispute Uniper's chairman on Sunday said talks with major shareholder Fortum to resolve a dispute between the two companies were on hold after two of the German utility's board members resigned....
22:52 2019-05-26

Iran's Breach of Nuclear Pact Tests European Resolve Iran confirmed that it was enriching uranium at levels that breach the 2015 nuclear agreement, leaving France, Britain and Germany with delicate decisions in the coming days over how to respond....
23:52 2019-07-08

Trump administration working holiday to resolve census question The Trump administration is working to determine a way to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census after a federal judge gave them until 2 p.m. Friday to resolve the issue....
19:13 2019-07-04

Let's not resolve digital tax dispute through threats, France tells Trump The United States and France should find means other than threats to solve the problem of how to tax big tech firms, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday after Washington launched a probe into France's planned digital tax...
16:13 2019-07-11

Test of resolve, credibility in US-Iran nuclear deal fallout WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a test of resolve and credibility for the United States and Iran as the two adversaries take steps sure to further inflame tensions in the Mideast and draw them closer to a flashpoint. Iran says it’s breaking compliance with the international agreement that keeps i...
14:26 2019-06-18

Netanyahu pledges to resolve coalition crisis and avoid election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he would continue to try and resolve a deadlock in a coalition crisis and form a new government, after parliament took an initial move to dissolve itself....
21:13 2019-05-27

BRICS considers ways to help resolve Venezuela's crisis: Russia The BRICS bloc, comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, has discussed how it might help to broker a resolution to the political crisis in Venezuela, Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak said on Saturday....
20:26 2019-06-29

US-Mexico talks to resolve tariff stand-off start next week Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said talks are already being planned between his country and the U.S. to resolve President Trump's threat to place 5% tariffs, eventually rising to 25%, on all Mexican goods if it doesn't crack down on mass immigration to the U.S....
07:39 2019-06-01

In Libya's anti-Haftar bastion, a resolve to fight hardens In a warehouse packed with rocket launchers, grenades and rifles in the Libyan city of Misrata, workers sweat in the summer heat as they install an anti-aircraft gun on a pickup truck....
19:00 2019-06-20

Encompass Health to pay $48 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations: DOJ Encompass Health Corp has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday....
19:39 2019-06-28

Border Patrol agent disputes Nadler, AOC criticisms, says detention facilities are 'not inhumane' Reps. Jerrold Nadler and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, both Democrats from New York, were wrong when they claimed migrants are held in degrading conditions, according to a regional Border Patrol chief....
01:39 2019-07-04

Pushing a 28-core CPU to its limits: 6GHz and beyond I'm mesmerized by the way liquid-nitrogen vapor flows across the motherboard. There's something oddly therapeutic about extreme overclocking, especially when the cold air gently touches my skin, making even the tiniest bumps in clock speed the......
16:39 2019-05-31

Lampard: Chelsea "pushing themselves to the limit" "New Chelsea manager Frank Lampard said he was pleased with the team\u0027s response to his \"taxing\" pre-season programme following a 1-1 draw at Irish side Bohemians in his first match in charge."...
13:13 2019-07-11

Pushing back against hidden fees (NBC New) When Consumer Reports recently asked for opinions on hidden fees, they got an earful. “Ninety-six percent said they were annoyed with hidden fees they experienced in their lives,” says Consumer Reports’ Anna Laitin. Those included fees added when people bought plane or co...
00:13 2019-07-16

Hope PM Modi Uses His Mandate To Resolve Issues: Pakistan's Imran Khan Pakistan's relationship with India is probably at its "lowest point", Prime Minister Imran Khan has said even as he expressed hope that his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will use his "big mandate"......
22:39 2019-06-13

Smriti Irani Asks Amethi Officials To Resolve Complaints Within A Week Union Minister Smriti Irani has asked Amethi district administration officials to ensure that the issues from her constituency are resolved within a week. She also warned them that the failure on this......
15:52 2019-06-23

Inherent Resolve: 1,300 civilians accidentally killed in Syria, Iraq since 2014 U.S.-led fighting in Iraq and Syria have inadvertently killed more than 1,300 civilians over the last five years, U.S. military officials said Friday....
19:26 2019-05-31

BJP Seeks Bengal Governor's Intervention To Resolve Medical Sector Crisis The BJP demanded immediate resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from her Home and Health portfolios and sought the intervention of Governor KN Tripathi to resolve the impasse in......
01:13 2019-06-15

Imran Khan Writes To PM Modi, Wants Talks To Resolve All Issues: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in a letter to his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said Islamabad wants talks with New Delhi to resolve all reconcilable problems,......
20:26 2019-06-07

Bringing justice to the people: how the UN is helping communities deal with disputes in remote and dangerous areas Justice can be hard to come by in countries hit by conflict. To ensure that communities can settle disputes, and see criminals lawfully punished, UN peacekeeping missions support mobile courts, which travel to places where no regular court exists.  ...
15:39 2019-05-21

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher’s controversial war crimes trial to begin after months of disputes The controversial war crimes trial of Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher is set to begin Monday after months of disputes between defense lawyers and military prosecutors that have reverberated all the way up to the White House....
18:13 2019-06-17

Scott Borchetta disputes Taylor Swift's Big Machine Records claims: 'It's time for some truth' Scott Borchetta, the founder of Taylor Swift's former record label Big Machine Label Group, is disputing comments made by Swift about her ability to own her master recordings....
16:39 2019-07-01

Mets better off pushing for playoffs than same lame trades The Mets should have Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard available in trades, set a $1.50-on-the-dollar price and see if the Yankees, Braves, Astros, Padres, etc., are willing to overpay. The fade of Matt Harvey, the recent injury of Zack Wheeler and the record over the past two and a half seasons (37...
23:26 2019-07-18

Floodwaters killing oysters, pushing out sea life Floodwaters from the Midwest are killing oysters and pushing crabs, shrimp and finfish out of bays and marshes and into saltier waters. (June 17)        ...
17:13 2019-06-17

Iran, Russia accuse U.S. of bullying, pushing war The United States faced criticism from Russia and Iran Tuesday after the Pentagon announced it was sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East after oil tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week....
21:13 2019-06-18

Pulwama, Lanka Blasts Strengthened Resolve To Fight Terror: Sushma Swaraj India on Wednesday said the ghastly bombings in Sri Lanka at a time when the wounds of the Pulwama terror attack were still raw in people's mind has made it more determined to resolutely fight against......
20:13 2019-05-22

We need to resolve ethics of CRISPR technology as China awaits third genetically modified baby The scientific community is now struggling to grapple with the ethics of human germline editing as another woman pregnant with a gene-edited baby is soon due to give birth....
00:39 2019-05-22

The controversial ketamine-like drug that Trump is pushing on veterans The president has touted the drug’s benefits and offered to help a senior Veterans Affairs official negotiate the purchase of the drugPersonal interest from Donald Trump appears to have put a controversial antidepressant on a fast track at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that shoved aside us...
04:39 2019-06-19

Warriors ban minority owner from NBA Finals after pushing incident The Golden State Warriors have banned team minority owner Mark Stevens from the rest of the NBA Finals following a pushing incident involving Raptors guard Kyle Lowry in Wednesday night's Game 3 loss....
00:13 2019-06-07

Yankees will be pushing bullpen as they wait on Paxton, Sabathia KANSAS CITY, Mo. — While the Yankees wait to see if James Paxton and CC Sabathia recover from their knee issues in time to rejoin the rotation soon, manager Aaron Boone acknowledged he will have to piece together some games with his bullpen. Boone said he didn’t have an update on Sabathia after the ...
09:39 2019-05-26

Warriors co-owner suspended for pushing Toronto player OAKLAND – Klay Thompson is set to return from a left hamstring injury for the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on Friday night. On the Toronto side, Kyle Lowry says the Warriors executive who shoved him in Game 3 should not be allowed to be part of ...
14:39 2019-06-07

Samsung CEO admits pushing Galaxy Fold ‘before it was ready’ The Samsung Galaxy Fold was supposed to change smartphone form factors forever, but as we all know by now, the revolution will have to wait. After numerous problems were revealed days after the first batch of phones was sent to reviewers, Samsung was forced to delay the device’s April launch with no...
04:26 2019-07-02

Queens pol pushing bill to save specialized HS exam Hit the books, Mr. Mayor! A Queens state senator has introduced legislation that repudiates Mayor Bill de Blasio’s controversial push to scrap New York’s specialized high schools admissions exam. Instead, Sen. Leroy Comrie is proposing the creation of an additional 10 specialized high schools, expan...
02:26 2019-06-17

Russia accuses U.S. of pushing Iran situation to brink of war: RIA Russia accused the United States on Friday of deliberately stoking dangerous tensions around Iran and pushing the situation to the brink of war, the RIA news agency reported....
13:00 2019-06-21

Harvey Weinstein reaches tentative deal to resolve lawsuits, compensate victims: reports More than 15 lawsuits have been filed accusing Harvey Weinstein or the company of misconduct. The settlement would cover many of them, including a class action by alleged victims and a suit by the New York attorney general....
05:13 2019-05-24

Apple may finally resolve MacBook butterfly keyboard issues by abandoning the design altogether The MacBook butterfly keyboard issues feel like part of a never ending story, even after multiple attempts to improve the MacBook keyboards. Now, it appears the company may be close to putting the problems behind it entirely, as a report from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo obtained by MacRumors suggests...
23:52 2019-07-04

Universal Music Group disputes New York Times' claim that 500,000 master recordings were lost in 2008 fire Today, The New York Times’ published a breathtaking story alleging that Universal Music Group lost roughly 500,000 master recordings by iconic artists in the 2008 fire that scorched Universal Studios’ Hollywood lot. At the time, UMG downplayed the damage done, having told Deadline that there “was li...
22:39 2019-06-11

Department of Justice pushing T-Mobile to give more to Dish, sources say The DOJ is pushing on Deutsche Telekom to give more concessions to Dish to prop up the company as a stronger fourth competitor in the U.S. wireless market....
19:39 2019-07-02

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Videos Pushing Extreme Views The decision by YouTube, which is owned by Google, is the latest action by a Silicon Valley company to stem the spread of hate speech and disinformation on their sites....
19:13 2019-06-05

Top Dem lawmaker downplays Trump's impeachment, suggest media is pushing for it Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-MD, downplayed the push for President Trump's impeachment on Tuesday and suggested it's the media that's actually fanning the flames....
09:13 2019-06-05

New York State Is Pushing ‘One of the Strictest’ Privacy Bills in the Nation Every new privacy law is a battle over data. While the fight is still going on around privacy laws like Europe’s GDPR and California’s CCPA, New York State is set to become the next theater of war as legislators are poised to pass one of the strongest privacy laws in the United States.Read more......
23:26 2019-06-04

The 2020 Race Is Testing Progressives’ Power. They’re Pushing Back. Joe Biden’s campaign is challenging the political muscle of the Democratic Party’s left wing, which is desperate for a nominee who embraces its policy goals....
18:13 2019-05-30

Demand for agricultural products pushing primates to brink of extinction Growing global demands for food and agricultural commodities are driving deforestation across the neotropics -- in Africa, as well as south and southeast Asia....
19:39 2019-06-17

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

Conservative women pushing back on skimpy bikini culture Halima Aden is still “shocked” that she got to pose for this year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. And not just because she doesn’t wear bikinis. “I don’t know how to swim!” the 21-year-old model tells The Post. Aden is Muslim, and part of the way she expresses her faith is by dressing modestly:...
23:00 2019-06-05

Woman watches her golden retriever drown after pushing dog into lake A heartless New Hampshire woman pushed her elderly golden retriever into a lake and did nothing as the helpless dog drowned, according to a new report. Nancy Bucciarelli, 66, was walking 11-year-old Bailey around Naticook Lake in Merrimack on June 8 when the pooch became winded, local station WMUR r...
18:52 2019-06-17

Motorola starts pushing Android 9.0 Pie to the unlocked Moto Z3 Play in the US Motorola continues to bring some of its smartphones to the latest version of Android, and the last device to receive a major OS update is the Moto Z3 Play. If you own Motorola's mid-range handset and you're located in the US, there's a high chance that you'll be able to download and install Android ...
06:52 2019-06-07

Government agencies pushing for longer mandatory metadata retention Home affairs says agencies are pushing for data to be held for more than two years for complex investigationsGovernment agencies are pushing for telecommunications companies to be forced to retain customer data for law enforcement agencies for longer than the current two-year requirement.Under the m...
20:13 2019-07-16

Toy Story 4 Is a Heartwarming, Boundary-Pushing Addition to the Beloved Franchise Above all else, the one thing Toy Story 4 needed to do was make itself worthy of the title “Toy Story.” That’s a name with a grand tradition in animation. A name that promises excellence, not some by-the-numbers cash-grab. And while it’s certain to grab a lot of cash, the movie somehow lives up to t...
22:26 2019-06-13

Watford hoping to work with local council to resolve issue over inflatable training ground dome Watford are hoping to work with Hertsmere Borough Council to find a positive resolution after they were refused permission to use an inflatable dome at their training ground all year round....
17:01 2019-06-12

Rajasthan Chief Minister Rejects Resignation Of Minister Lalchand Kataria Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has rejected the resignation of Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria, who had offered to quit following the poor results of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha......
16:01 2019-06-01

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, Sky News reported....
11:13 2019-05-26

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa......
11:00 2019-06-01

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the......
23:26 2019-05-21

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Tuesday....
00:00 2019-05-22

Two aides of Lebanese minister shot dead as convoy hit by gunfire - minister Two bodyguards of a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze faction, in what the minister called an assassination attempt....
19:13 2019-06-30

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document seen by Reuters....
00:39 2019-07-13

Two aides to Lebanese minister killed as convoy hit by gunfire: minister Two aides to a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze faction, in what the minister called an assassination attempt....
20:13 2019-06-30

Science is ‘key’ to pushing forward the 2030 Agenda, UN development forum told The implementation, follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was front and centre at the United Nations on Thursday as the third day of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) focused on the import role that science plays in achieving the Sustainab...
05:13 2019-07-12

Brexit is pushing the Scottish people towards independence, says the UK's leading polling expert Getty Scotland is moving towards wanting independence from the United Kingdom, due to the ongoing Brexit crisis. The UK's leading polling expert said that anti-Brexit voters in Scotland are increasingly moving towards wanting to become independent instead. Recent polls suggest there would be a clea...
05:00 2019-07-03

Child dies after being left in a hot car, pushing national death toll to 19 this year The young toddler who died today in Indiana is the 19th child to die in a hot car in the United States this year, according to NoHeatStroke.Org.        ...
03:00 2019-07-10

Airbus is pushing ahead in tech as it aims for single-pilot planes, says CTO European aerospace giant Airbus is working on technologies that will cut the number of pilots needed in the cockpit, said Grazia Vittadini, chief technology officer at Airbus....
05:39 2019-06-28

Putin sees common aims, pushing Trump on arms pact at G-20 MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he does not expect any breakthroughs at the Group of 20 summit that begins Friday in Japan but hopes leaders of the world’s biggest economies find a common understanding on how to give economies a boost. Putin told the Financial Times newspap...
22:39 2019-06-27

Chamber faces conservative backlash for pushing minimum wage compromise Conservative groups are arguing that the Chamber of Commerce made a strategic mistake by suggesting a compromise with congressional Democrats on raising the minimum wage....
06:26 2019-07-18

Italy pushing telecoms merger to break broadband logjam: sources Italy's sovereign wealth fund is maneuvering to pull off a multibillion-euro telecoms merger and end a prolonged corporate stalemate that has held up Rome's plans to create a national broadband network, sources say....
17:52 2019-06-21

MAGA hat-wearing thug convicted of pushing Hispanic man onto subway tracks A MAGA hat-wearing thug was found guilty Thursday of punching and shoving a Hispanic man onto the subway tracks at Union Square after making derogatory comments about Mexicans. “This defendant’s crime was more than a violation of our laws — it was a violation of our New York values,” said District A...
01:39 2019-06-28

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Prospect of Fed cut pushing dividend investors into tech, energy An expected interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month is pushing yield-oriented U.S. fund managers further afield in search of income at attractive prices....
21:26 2019-07-21

Read the email from Elon Musk to Tesla employees, pushing them to hit aggressive goals Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent out another email to his employees, pushing them to aim for a record number of vehicle deliveries to end the second quarter of 2019....
18:39 2019-06-27

Microsoft to start pushing Windows 10 version 1903 automatic updates within weeks Thanks to Microsoft's new Download and Install option for feature updates, you no longer have to worry that your PC will install the next version automatically, right? Guess again. If you're running last year's Windows 10, the new update could install automatically within weeks....
04:26 2019-05-22

Southeast Asia Doesn’t Want to Be the World’s Dumping Ground. Here’s How Some Countries Are Pushing Back The global trash trade has reached a turning point; wealthier nations have long shipped their plastic waste to the developing world to be processed, but in recent months, some nations in Southeast Asia have begun sending the exports — much of it contaminated plastic and trash that is unrecycla...
12:52 2019-06-03

Video shows off-duty firefighter pushing cyclist with car in road rage incident An off-duty city firefighter is accused of blowing a red light — and then intentionally ramming his muscle car into a bicyclist — on the West Side Highway in a disturbing incident caught on video. Firefighter Brauley De La Rosa was behind the wheel of a red Dodge Charger on the Manhattan highway at ...
06:00 2019-06-10

Trump administration defends pushing migrant asylum seekers back into Mexico Justice Department lawyers urged a federal appeals court to allow continuation of the Migrant Protection Protocols program, a critical aspect of Trump’s immigration policy....
21:26 2019-07-11

Wall St Week Ahead-Prospect of Fed cut pushing dividend investors into tech, energy An expected interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month is pushing yield-oriented U.S. fund managers further afield in search of income at attractive prices....
14:13 2019-07-19

Judge slams city lawyers pushing new Two Bridges high-rise buildings A Manhattan judge slammed city lawyers Wednesday after a marathon of hearings about controversial plans to add luxury high-rise apartment buildings to the Two Bridges housing development downtown. Justice Arthur Engoron said city lawyers seem to think, “we can do pretty much anything we want because...
08:13 2019-06-06

Scores killed in ‘barbaric’ attack on Mali village, UN chief urges restraint, calls for ‘dialogue’ to resolve tensions Nearly 100 people were reportedly killed during an attack on a traditional Dogon hunters’ village in Mali on Sunday, prompting a call from UN chief António Guterres for authorities to act fast and “bring the perpetrators to justice”....
22:39 2019-06-10

Hemingway says mainstream media pushing same narrative as 2016: 'Disappointing they haven't updated their spin' President Trump launched his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday night in Orlando, Florida, but many mainstream media pundits continued their blistering criticism. ...
19:13 2019-06-19

William Happer: Trump aide pushing climate denial inside the White House The physicist, 79, has a seat on the National Security Council – and thinks the science that proves global heating is wrongBy the early 1990s, the man now dubbed the “chief climate change skeptic” in Donald Trump’s White House had already decided he was uneasy with the science that showed humans wer...
11:26 2019-06-21

Tim Cook disputes claim Apple is a monopoly but says tech giant 'should be scrutinized' During an interview with CBS News, Apple CEO Tim Cook disputed claims his company is a monopoly, but said the tech giant "should be scrutinized."        ...
18:00 2019-06-04

‘Hateful attacks’ pushing Sri Lanka backwards, UN advisers warn, urging an end to ‘discriminatory practices’ that feed intolerance Growing instances of religious-based violence in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka have prompted two United Nations Special Advisers to call for an end to “hateful attacks” directed towards the country’s Muslim minority....
14:39 2019-05-21

Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens banned one year, fined $500K for pushing Kyle Lowry The fan who pushed Raptors guard Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the NBA Finals has been identified as Mark Stevens, part owner of the Warriors.        ...
00:13 2019-06-07

Store clerk, local newspaper apologize for pushing video showing final moments of wounded police officer A Missouri store clerk has apologized after livestreaming the death of a police officer on Facebook, and a local newspaper has apologized for linking to the video....
18:39 2019-06-27

John Bolton disputes NYT report about 'freezing' North Korea's nuclear program U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton says a New York Times' report about 'freezing' North Korea's nuclear ambitions is inaccurate.        ...
21:39 2019-07-01

Mexico's President names deputy finance minister Herrera as new finance minister Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador named on Tuesday deputy finance minister Arturo Herrera as the country's new finance minister, replacing Carlos Urzua, who stepped down earlier in the day....
19:52 2019-07-09

New homes in Enfield: buyers are pushing just beyond the north circular for better value homes within 30 minutes of the City Enfield in north London is perfect for those looking to travel both in and out of London – it's served by three overland stations, three tube stations and is close to the M25....
17:13 2019-05-28

Mexico’s Workers Can Finally Choose Unions. Old Unions Are Pushing Back. Mexico is overturning rules that forced workers into government-allied unions, but enforcement will be tough as those unions and employers push back....
19:39 2019-06-22

'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer wins again for the 23rd time, pushing winnings to $1.7M Is James Holzhauer still the "Jeopardy!" champ? Yup, after winning his 23rd consecutive game, putting his total winnings at nearly $1.8 million.        ...
15:52 2019-05-21

Apple kills 12-inch MacBook, pushing students to 13-inch Air and Pro Apple's smallest laptop is gone from the lineup, seemingly replaced by a modestly refreshed MacBook Air and substantially more powerful entry MacBook Pro.Read More...
21:39 2019-07-09

'Protect the players': LeBron James takes exception to Kyle Lowry pushing incident LeBron James took to Instagram to voice his displeasure about the incident between Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens and Raptors guard Kyle Lowry.        ...
23:39 2019-06-06

Trump's Reelection Campaign Disputes Trump Called Meghan Markle "Nasty"...By Posting Audio of Him Calling Her "Nasty" Donald Trump’s reelection campaign Twitter account was lampooned by social media on Saturday for being as dumb as Donald himself. The Official ‘Trump War Room’ claimed it was ‘fake news’ that Trump had labeled Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, as “nasty” (his favorite misogynistic insult for women) ...
23:52 2019-06-02

Mandatory update coming to Windows 7, 2008 to kill off weak update hashes Enlarge Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users will imminently have to deploy a mandatory patch if they want to continue updating their systems, as spotted by Mary Jo Foley. Currently, Microsoft's Windows updates use two different hashing algorithms to enable Windows to detect tampering or modif...
15:00 2019-05-21

World War Z Game Update: July 2019 FREE Six Skulls update and more coming this week Co-op shooter World War Z is getting a big update this week, and publisher Focus Home Interactive has promised that there's plenty to come in the next few months....
14:39 2019-07-02

Anthem Update Patch Notes 1.2.0 Today: New Freeplay Update, Cataclysm news coming tomorrow EA and Bioware have pushed out the first Anthem update in weeks - and we're expecting some more news to come tomorrow, too. Here's what you need to know....
20:13 2019-05-29

Asia stocks set to trade lower as investors await Chinese trade data Investors will be looking out for the release of Chinese trade data for June to assess the impact of Beijing's ongoing trade war with Washington....
02:13 2019-07-12

Asia stocks set to trade lower amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
02:00 2019-07-17

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Association -- and the cost is expected to grow....
23:00 2019-07-17

Wall Street was ready for the latest twist in the trade war. Here's how experts think Trump and Xi's trade truce will play out. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The year-old trade war between the US and China reached a temporary truce as Presidents Donald Trump of the US and Xi Jinping of China said they're delaying new tariffs to let negotiations continue. That outcome of the G20 summit in Japan isn't the resolution some investors...
01:13 2019-06-30

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and faced questioning about the enduring trade conflict with China....
19:52 2019-06-18

Ball in U.S. court to start trade talks: EU trade chief EU-U.S. talks that could prevent the United States imposing punitive car tariffs have made some progress, but Washington must decide if it wants to negotiate with Brussels on a broad removal of import duties, the EU trade chief said on Monday....
18:26 2019-05-27

Trump tells Congress to ‘immediately’ approve Mexico-Canada trade deal, says US moving past ‘stupid years’ of trade policy President Trump on Friday pushed for Congress to “immediately” approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), arguing in a Wisconsin speech that his administration is moving the country past “stupid years” of trade policies....
23:39 2019-07-12

Fortnite Update 9.20 Time: Epic Games confirm next Fortnite update and server downtime Today Epic Games has finally confirmed when the next Fortnite Update will be released on PS4, Xbox and the many other devices capable of playing Fortnite Battle Royale....
04:00 2019-06-06

Rangers pitcher Mike Minor rips trade rumors: 'Almost like I signed just so they could trade me' With Major League Baseball's trade deadline quickly approaching, many players are starting to feel the heat. One Rangers pitcher doesn't want to move.       ...
20:26 2019-07-18

Likely UK's new U.S. ambassador will be appointed by new PM: minister The appointment of Britain's ambassador to the United States is likely to be made by the next British prime minister rather than outgoing leader Theresa May, senior minister Liz Truss told journalists on Thursday....
16:00 2019-07-11

|Zimhassofarpaid$53mtoformerwhitefarmers-Minister Minister Mthuli Ncube said government is now working on a grand agreement that will culminate in an MOU and a structure to pay the compensation over 20/30 yrs....
16:52 2019-06-23

Sussan Ley: I'll be an environmentalist as minister MP says she’s prepared to fight for her portfolio – and a priority will be cutting ‘green tape’ for big projectsThe new environment minister, Sussan Ley, has declared herself an “environmentalist”, saying she is prepared to fight for the environment around the cabinet table even when colleagues disa...
03:00 2019-06-14

German Minister Becomes First Woman To Get Top EU Job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president after she won over socialists and liberals with her vision of......
22:26 2019-07-16

UK finance minister to resign if Johnson becomes PM The UK's finance minister Philip Hammond has vowed to resign if Conservative Party leadership hopeful Boris Johnson becomes the next prime minister, as expected....
18:13 2019-07-21

| Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition Mozambique has welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United States, over a government corruption scandal....
02:00 2019-05-23

"There'll Be Tit-For-Tat": Minister After Ex-NDA Ally's Warning Over EVMs Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said "there will be tit for tat", hours after former NDA ally Upendra Kushwaha warned of "bloodshed" if the ruling BJP and its allies tried to manipulate......
10:39 2019-05-22

Who is still standing in the race to be UK prime minister? The contest to be Britain's next prime minister shrank to five candidates on Tuesday, with Boris Johnson bolstering his substantial lead in the second round of voting by Conservative Party legislators....
21:13 2019-06-18

BS6 Fuel Now Available In Delhi, Says Environment Minister Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday informed Rajya Sabha that fuel conforming to stringent BS-VI emission norms has been introduced in the national capital to reduce air pollution. The......
13:39 2019-07-17

New Coins Of Up To Rs 20 To Be Released Soon, Says Finance Minister New coins of 20, 10, one, two and five rupees will be released soon, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, declaring Budget 2019 in parliament on Friday....
12:26 2019-07-05

Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutch region on Wednesday, Economic Affairs Minister Eric Wiebes said....
18:26 2019-05-22

The 0.3% of U.K. Voters Who Will Pick the Next Prime Minister Older, whiter and more right-wing than average, Conservatives who will choose their party’s next leader are adamant about one thing: Brexit at any cost....
11:13 2019-07-06

UK finance minister to quit if Johnson becomes PM British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign if Boris Johnson became prime minister because he felt unable to support a leader happy to take the country out of the European Union without a deal....
17:26 2019-07-21

Theresa May to Quit as Prime Minister Theresa May said she would quit as British prime minister once her party chooses a successor, following her repeated failure to win approval for a Brexit deal almost three years after the U.K. voted to leave the European Union....
12:52 2019-05-24

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s unclear if his request will gain traction....
16:13 2019-05-22

Factbox: Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to resign after a backlash to her final Brexit gambit and has agreed to meet the chairman of her Conservative Party's 1922 Committee on Friday to discuss her future....
15:52 2019-05-23

Poland plans to buy 32 F-35A fighters: minister Poland plans to buy 32 Lockheed Martin F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Tuesday, amid the growing assertiveness of neighbour Russia....
10:26 2019-05-28

Mozambique Ex-Minister to Be Extradited Home Rather Than to U.S. Mozambique’s former finance minister, who has been indicted in the U.S. in connection with an alleged $2 billion corruption scheme, will be extradited to his home country rather than to the U.S., a setback for the U.S. Justice Department....
18:52 2019-05-22

For Income Tax Returns, Either Aadhaar Or PAN Will Do, Says Minister Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said Aadhaar and PAN or Permanent Account Number will be interchangeable when it comes to filing Income Tax returns. The new rule is expected to benefit......
11:52 2019-07-05

31 Fishermen Missing After Venturing Into Sea Despite Warning: Minister A total of 31 fishermen on board two trawlers have gone missing in the Bay of Bengal Sunday after they had ventured into the deep seas without paying heed to the warning of authorities, a state......
05:52 2019-07-08

U.K. Lawmakers Pressure Prime Minister to Specify When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party faces its likely worst-ever result in a European Parliament election....
20:01 2019-05-23

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit country, while saying Johnson & Johnson's rival drug would complicate matters....
06:00 2019-05-23

UK prime minister stands by embattled US ambassador Prime Minister Theresa May’s office has reiterated her full support for Britain’s ambassador to the United States after President Donald Trump cut off contact with him following the leak of diplomatic cables...
12:39 2019-07-09

"Don't Want To Continue As Chief Minister," Says Mamata Banerjee Mamata Banerjee, speaking to the media for the first time since the results of the national election, has said that she "does not want to continue as the chief minister" of West Bengal. "The party......
16:13 2019-05-25

Iran will defend itself against any aggression: foreign minister Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said on Sunday that Tehran would strongly defend itself against any military or economic aggression and called on European states to do more to preserve a nuclear agreement his country signed with them....
10:26 2019-05-26

British minister Gove will not resign: BBC reporter Michael Gove, Britain's environment minister and a high-profile Brexit supporter, will not follow his colleague Andrea Leadsom and resign, a BBC reporter quoted him as saying on Thursday....
12:39 2019-05-23

Trump says he feels bad for British Prime Minister May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he felt bad for British Prime Minister Theresa May, who said on Friday she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit....
23:13 2019-05-24

Potential pitfalls for Germany's new defense minister For decades Germany's Defense Ministry has been plagued by scandals, from far-right extremists in the ranks to broken military equipment. Can Merkel's heir apparent Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer improve its image?...
17:26 2019-07-17

Boris Johnson Is Likely to Be Britain’s Next Prime Minister. Who Is He? Boris Johnson is all but certain to become Britain’s next Prime Minister next month, following the resignation of Theresa May. The race to succeed May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party is ongoing, but Johnson is the clear frontrunner and has only one remaining opponent, Jeremy Hunt. T...
21:26 2019-06-21

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Resigns Papua New Guinea’s veteran Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned following weeks of political turmoil and government defections over his handling of various budget and health crises, including a $13 billion plan to double liquefied natural gas exports....
16:39 2019-05-26

Liam Gallagher jokes he should be the U.K.’s next prime minister 'Send me the keys to No. 10,' joked the former Oasis frontman, referring to 10 Downing Street — the headquarters of the British government and residency of the PM....
18:26 2019-06-18

| Top 6 contenders running to become Britain's prime minister The six contenders left in the race to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister are scrambling for votes in the second ballot of the 313 Conservative MPs....
15:39 2019-06-18

British health minister Hancock will stand to be next PM British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate to say they would run to replace Theresa May as prime minister....
15:13 2019-05-25

UK's May Will Still Be PM When Trump Visits In June: British Minister Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that Theresa May would still be prime minister when U.S. President DonaldTrumpvisits Britain in early June....
13:26 2019-05-23

Thai prime minister has little to say about staying in power BANGKOK (AP) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha isn’t feeling chatty about being elected to stay on as premier. Prayuth stayed out of the spotlight Thursday, a day after he skipped a Parliament session in which lawmakers, including hundreds he helped appoint, voted to keep him in the job ...
14:13 2019-06-06

Johnson gets new boost in race to become UK prime minister Boris Johnson got a fresh boost in the race to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a another former rival in the race backed him to lead the country out of its Brexit crisis....
17:26 2019-06-18

The end of May: are we headed for Boris Johnson as prime minister? Theresa May appears to have entered the final phase of her leadership, with rivals waiting to pounce on the chance to succeed her. Patrick Wintour lays out the route ahead but can anyone stop the clear favourite? Also today: Claire Armitstead on the outpouring of love for children’s author Judith Ke...
07:26 2019-05-24

Germany has a terrorism problem, foreign minister says Germany should have a weekly protest against right-wing extremism similar to "Friday's for future," Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said. He claimed that far too often, Germans turn a blind eye to right-wing terrorism....
09:52 2019-06-22

Former UK Brexit minister Raab enters battle to be next PM Former Brexit Minister Dominic Raab became the sixth candidate to enter the contest to replace Theresa May as prime minister on Saturday, vowing to fight for a fairer deal on Brexit....
22:52 2019-05-25

UP Minister's Controversial Comment On "Nature Of Rape" An Uttar Pradesh minister today questioned the authenticity of some rape cases saying there is a "nature" of each rape. A video clip of the minister's controversial comment was shared on social media......
03:26 2019-06-10

Johnson: I would not veil my language as prime minister A defiant Boris Johnson has insisted he won't be "muffled" and "will continue to speak directly", as he was challenged about past controversial comments at his Tory leadership campaign launch....
14:39 2019-06-12

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
23:13 2019-07-05

UK interior minister: "odd" he was not invited to Trump banquet Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid, one of the candidates to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said on Thursday it was odd that he was blocked from attending a royal banquet with U.S. President Donald Trump earlier this month....
14:13 2019-06-13

Exclusive: U.S. will not blacklist Iran's foreign minister, for now The United States has decided not to impose sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for now, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday, in a sign Washington may be holding a door open for diplomacy....
00:52 2019-07-12

Brazil Justice Minister Faces Firestorm Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced calls for his resignation Monday after an online news site published private chats it said showed the anticorruption crusader had as a judge improperly guided prosecutors in the 2017 conviction of former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva....
07:00 2019-06-11

A Select Few Prepare to Pick Next U.K. Prime Minister Over the coming weeks, a group of people who represent less than 1% of the British electorate will choose the U.K.’s prime minister—and polls indicate these 160,000 Conservative Party members are more likely to support a “no deal” Brexit than the rest of the country....
19:00 2019-06-13

Watch: UK Minister Assaults Greenpeace Activist As Others Look On Greenpeace accused British minister Mark Field of assault after the Conservative politician was filmed physically removing a climate change protester from a dinner in the City of London....
11:52 2019-06-21

Nothing ‘Magic’ About the Flawed Contest to Become U.K. Prime Minister In 1963, a cabal of Conservative insiders called the “magic circle” chose the party’s — and therefore the country’s — leader. Is the current system any better?...
18:39 2019-07-12

| Former Mozambique finance minister's extradition from SA halted The extradition of former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang has been halted, after it emerged that Chang enjoys double immunity under Mozambican law....
14:00 2019-07-13

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the United States over buying F-35 fighter jets....
12:26 2019-05-22

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces environmental pressure under the terms of the EU-Mercosur free trade deal....
00:13 2019-07-04

Morrison sworn in as Australia’s prime minister SYDNEY (AP) — Scott Morrison has been sworn in as Australia’s prime minister, 11 days after retaining the position in the country’s general election. Along with Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, Morrison was sworn in by Queen Elizabeth’s official representative in Australia,...
06:00 2019-05-29

Iran will defend itself against any aggression, says foreign minister Iranian will defend itself against any military or economic aggression, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, calling on European states to do more to preserve a nuclear agreement his country signed....
14:52 2019-05-26

Pensions must do right thing on climate change, says minister Call for support for schemes moving people’s money from fossil fuels into renewablesPension schemes should be supported for moving people’s money out of fossil fuels and into renewables because the financial risks from the climate crisis are “too important to ignore”, a government minister will say ...
09:26 2019-06-03

Saudi minister says Iran's actions are unacceptable Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Sunday condemned Iran's seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz and urged the international community to take action to deter such "unacceptable" behavior....
04:13 2019-07-22

Nipah Yet To Be Confirmed, Says Kerala Minister, 52 Under Surveillance A 23-year-old man admitted in a private hospital in Ernkaulam is suspected to have contracted Nipah -- a virus that caused the deaths of 17 people last summer -- Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja has......
15:26 2019-06-03

UK foreign minister condemns Sudan sit-in dispersal The United Kingdom's foreign minister, Jeremy Hunt, condemned on Monday the violent dispersal of a sit-in protest outside the Sudanese Defense Ministry in Khartoum....
18:00 2019-06-03

Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalentsJapan’s foreign minister will ask international media organisations to use the family name first when writing Japanese names – as is customary in the Japanese lan...
10:13 2019-05-22

State sponsor behind May tanker attacks, says UAE minister The UAE's foreign minister said on Saturday a "state sponsor" was involved in a May 12 attack on oil tankers in the Gulf, but did not name any particular country....
19:13 2019-06-15

"Centre Has Not Given Nod To Change West Bengal's Name," Says Minister The Centre has not yet given its nod to change the name of West Bengal to ''Bangla'' as proposed by the Mamata Banerjee government, Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said on Wednesday....
16:00 2019-07-03

Housing minister Kit Malthouse enters race to be next UK PM: The Sun British Housing Minister Kit Malthouse has entered the race to replace Theresa May as the country's prime minister, the Sun newspaper reported late on Monday....
00:13 2019-05-28

UK health minister say Britain needs to reset ties with U.S. Britain needs to reset its relationship with the United States following a diplomatic spat with Donald Trump, health minister Matt Hancock said on Wednesday, as he failed to give his full backing to the ambassador at the center of the row....
10:39 2019-07-10

UK junior minister suspended after grappling with eco-protester A junior foreign office minister has been suspended pending an investigation after grabbing a female demonstrator by the neck and pushing her when a climate-change protest interrupted a speech by Britain's finance minister....
20:13 2019-06-21

Dutch minister: cut gas production at Groningen faster Gas production at the Groningen field must be cut more quickly than planned after a relatively large earthquake struck in the far North of the Netherlands, the country's economic affairs minister Eric Wiebes said on Wednesday....
18:26 2019-05-22

Karnataka Government "Will Collapse On Its Own", Says Union Minister Seeking opposition's cooperation in the smooth conduct of the upcoming Lok Sabha session, newly-appointed Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi Saturday said the government was ready for......
01:52 2019-06-02

Ram Vilas Paswan - New Cabinet Minister Who Has Worked Under 6 PMs A politician with an uncanny knack for sensing which way the wind is blowing, Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan has a rare distinction of serving as a minister in the cabinets of six prime......
00:00 2019-05-31

Gibraltar chief minister discussed Grace 1 oil tanker with UK PM May Gibraltar's Chief Minister Fabian Picardo discussed the detained oil tanker Grace 1 with British Prime Minister Theresa May, Gibraltar said on Wednesday without giving details of the talks....
20:26 2019-07-17

UK's Javid says would order 'no-deal budget' if prime minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa May as prime minister....
03:00 2019-06-01

Trump says Boris Johnson would be 'very good' as next UK prime minister U.S. President Donald Trump threw his weight behind Boris Johnson's campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and urged all candidates to pledge to boost defense spending, in a striking intervention ahead of his state visit next week....
03:00 2019-06-01

Johnson gets further boost in race to become British prime minister Boris Johnson got a further boost in his campaign to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a second former rival in the race backed him to lead the country out of its Brexit crisis....
13:52 2019-06-18

"A Man With No Enemies": Rajnath Singh Appointed Cabinet Minister Again One of the top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Rajnath Singh is a man of all seasons who maintains cordial relations with leaders across the political spectrum and enjoys wide......
18:39 2019-05-30

Ireland will need no-deal Brexit checks, just not at border: minister Ireland will prevent physical checks and infrastructure along its border with British-run Northern Ireland in a no-deal Brexit but will need to take "some action somewhere" to protect the EU single market, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Tuesday....
19:52 2019-07-09

Israeli minister condemned for saying gay conversion therapy 'works' An Israeli government minister has been widely condemned for saying gay conversion therapy works, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netenyahu calling his remarks "unacceptable"....
20:39 2019-07-14

What Lies Ahead With Amit Shah As Home Minister With BJP chief Amit Shah being appointed as the Union Home Minister, a lot is expected to change as far as matters concerning internal security and centre-state relations are concerned....
10:26 2019-06-01

New German justice minister as outgoing moves to EU politics BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has appointed a new justice minister, to succeed Katarina Barley who is moving on to serve in the European Parliament. Barley’s Social Democratic party, Merkel’s junior-coalition partner in government, said Wednesday that Christin...
17:00 2019-06-19

"Record", Says Minister, As Lok Sabha Debates From Afternoon To Midnight In what was termed as a "record" in Parliament yesterday, nearly 100 members participated in a marathon discussion which ended two minutes short of midnight. The debate was about the Indian Railways......
09:13 2019-07-12

French Minister Quits After Criticism Over Lavish Spending French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private dinners and renovations to his ministry residence....
17:13 2019-07-16

Thailand's Junta Chief Is Elected Prime Minister Thailand’s parliament elected the country’s junta chief as prime minister of a new civilian government Wednesday, more than two months after a widely criticized parliamentary election in which his party failed to win a plurality of seats....
17:13 2019-06-06

‘Iran will see the end of Trump,’ foreign minister says during Pakistan visit The purpose of Zarif’s visit to Pakistan, where he held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi and also Prime Minister Imran Khan, was not made public....
01:01 2019-05-25

Kaun Banega Minister?A Call From These Two Leaders Only Way To Confirm On Saturday, PM Modi had warned all lawmakers of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to avoid falling for rumours and speculation, and also be wary of fake calls summoning them to Delhi,......
14:00 2019-05-29

Kartarpur Corridor In India To Be Complete By September 30: Minister The construction of the Kartarpur corridor on the Indian side will be completed by September 30, said Punjab PWD minister Vijay Inder Singla Saturday....
01:52 2019-06-02

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British Finance Minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
23:26 2019-06-20

Saudi minister questions neutrality of U.N. report on Khashoggi Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday challenged the neutrality of a U.N. rapporteur's report on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi which called for an investigation of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
01:13 2019-06-20

Israeli Cabinet minister suggests gay conversion therapy 'is possible' An Israeli Cabinet minister has sparked outrage from politicians, medical professionals and the country's gay community by suggesting conversion therapy "is possible" and saying he "did it" in the past....
21:39 2019-07-14

Arjun Ram Meghwal: Former Bureaucrat Sworn In As Minister Of State Former IAS officer Arjun Ram Meghwal defeated his cousin, an ex-IPS officer, in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections to make it to the Parliament....
18:39 2019-05-30

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

Suresh Angadi: Politician-Cum-Educationist And Now A First-Time Minister Suresh Angadi, a four-time member of Lok Sabha from Belgaum Lok Sabha constituency, is also an educationist whose institutions offer courses in commerce, science, computer science, business......
03:26 2019-05-31

Malaysian prime minister: My Jewish friends are ‘not like other Jews’ The Malaysian prime minister has been condemned for saying that while he has some Jewish friends, “they are not like the other Jews, that’s why they are my friends” – drawing laughter at a debate event at the University of Cambridge. Mahathir Mohamad, 93, made the incendiary comment in response to a...
17:00 2019-06-18

U.N. concerned by U.S. curbs on Iranian foreign minister while in New York The United Nations told the United States it is concerned by tight travel restrictions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during his visit to New York this week, U.N. spokesman Farhan Haq said on Monday....
23:13 2019-07-15

"Should Be Appreciated": UP Minister On Government Worker Tying Shoelace A minister in the Uttar Pradesh government courted controversy after he was seen getting his shoelace tied by a government employee at a yoga event on Friday....
07:52 2019-06-22

UK Tories to pick final 2 contenders for prime minister LONDON (AP) — Britain’s governing Conservatives are set to pick two candidates who will square off to become the country’s next prime minister. Lawmakers will vote Thursday to eliminate two contenders from a four-strong field of ex-foreign minister Boris Johnson, current Foreign Secretar...
12:52 2019-06-20

"BJP's Mentality Like Dogs": Madhya Pradesh Minister's Shocker A Madhya Pradesh minister kicked off a storm on Monday, saying that the opposition BJP had a "mentality like dogs" for criticising the transfer of 46 police dogs and their handlers last week....
18:00 2019-07-15

UK Prime Minister Theresa May resigning after Brexit failures LONDON — Theresa May announced Friday that will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain’s next prime minister. She will stay as caretaker prime minister until the new leader is chosen, a process likely to take several weeks. The new Conservat...
16:13 2019-05-24

Israel minister under fire for gay conversion therapy support New education minister Rafi Peretz has expressed his support for the therapy that tries to turn gay people straight. Often involving aversion techniques, such treatment has been rejected by the mental health sector....
10:00 2019-07-15

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Congratulates S Jaishankar Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi on Friday congratulated S Jaishankar on his appointment as India's External Affairs Minister and praised his positive contributions to the......
21:52 2019-05-31

France has no plans to legalize cannabis for recreational use: minister France will not legalize the recreational use of cannabis but could consider authorizing its medical use, Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne said on Thursday....
11:13 2019-06-20

Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy' Israel's education minister voiced support on Saturday for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose government's religious-rightist tilt has worried liberals a home and backers abroad....
03:26 2019-07-14

Polish foreign minister accuses EU of double standard Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz came to Berlin to defend the Law and Justice government's restructuring of the judiciary. He accused Germany of having "politicized" state prosecutors....
21:26 2019-06-19

Modi sworn in for second term as Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has been sworn in for a second term as India's prime minister after an overwhelming election victory for his Hindu nationalist party in a country of 1.3 billion people seeking swift economic change....
16:39 2019-05-30

BJP's Yeddyurappa Has "Advice" For Karnataka Chief Minister Kumaraswamy Citing the Supreme Court's decision, Karnataka BJP president BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday said that the Speaker does not have the right to disqualify any legislator....
09:52 2019-07-15

Sadananda Gowda: From Student Leader To Union Minister From a student leader associated with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in Karnataka's Udupi to now a union minister in the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government for the second time,......
00:00 2019-05-31

As New Defence Minister, Key Challenges Ahead Of Rajnath Singh As India's new defence minister, Rajnath Singh's most crucial challenge will be to speed up the long-delayed modernisation of the Army, Navy and the Air Force besides ensuring overall coherence in......
21:52 2019-05-31

Italy hands eurosceptic League minister the EU portfolio Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday Family Minister Lorenzo Fontana, a committed eurosceptic and member of the far-right League, would become Italy's next European affairs minister....
16:52 2019-07-10

Theresa May’s successor won’t get better Brexit deal: Irish minister DUBLIN – The European Union will not offer a better Brexit deal to the person who takes over as British prime minister, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Friday, after Theresa May announced she was stepping down. May said she would step down as Conservative Party leader on June 7, t...
16:13 2019-05-24

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "correct" decision, citing the country's "stability" since then....
08:13 2019-06-02

U.K. minister suspended after grabbing protester by the neck at gala The City of London Police, the Cabinet Office and the governing Conservative Party are all investigating the incident that took place Thursday night....
17:13 2019-06-21

Britain has not made a decision on Huawei in 5G- security minister Britain has not made a final decision on whether to use technology from China's Huawei in its 5G network, security minister Ben Wallace said on Tuesday....
10:39 2019-06-04

French minister Le Drian urges Saudi and UAE to end war in Yemen French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday reiterated calls for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to end a conflict in Yemen that he described as a "dirty war"....
09:52 2019-05-28

Papua New Guinea prime minister resigns after 7 years PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned after seven years on the job. His announcement Sunday follows weeks of high profile defections from his government to the opposition. O’Neill said in a news conference in the capital of Port ...
09:26 2019-05-26

Mexico's environment minister resigns over flight delay Mexico's environment minister has resigned after ordering a flight to delay its departure by 40 minutes, saying no one should have special privileges. She is the second top official to step down in less than a week....
06:39 2019-05-26

Mexico's environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico's minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in less than a week, after receiving criticism for an air flight....
02:39 2019-05-26

German Conservative boss to succeed von der Leyen as minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a close ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and head of her Christian Democrat party, will succeed Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister, government spokesman Steffen Seibert told Reuters....
01:13 2019-07-17

Mexico’s environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico’s minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in less than a week, in a dispute of an air flight...
02:13 2019-05-26

UK junior foreign minister suspended after grappling with protester Mark Field has been suspended as a junior foreign minister pending an investigation after he grabbed a female demonstrator by the neck and pushed her when a climate-change protest interrupted a speech by Britain's finance minister....
13:00 2019-06-21

Seven up: Contest to replace May as British prime minister gets crowded The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with seven candidates now throwing their hat into the ring, saying they would succeed where she failed by taking a deeply-divided Britain out of the European Union....
01:13 2019-05-26

No Plan To Completely Ban Petrol, Diesel Vehicles: Oil Minister India consumed 211.6 million tonne of petroleum products in 2018-19. Of this, diesel consumption was 83.5 million tonne and petrol 28.3 million tonne....
13:39 2019-07-17

Poland replaces finance minister with head taxman Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party on Tuesday reshuffled many of its senior ministers, replacing Finance Minister Teresa Czerwinska with her deputy Marian Banas, the head of the country's tax administration, according to state TV....
11:26 2019-06-04

"Nitin Gadkari As Agriculture Minister": Farmer Who Sent Earnings To PM A farmer from Nashik in Maharashtra, who had caused a flutter last year by sending his paltry earnings from onion sale to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has requested him to make Nitin Gadkari......
01:39 2019-05-28

UK interior minister says EU election result 'hugely disappointing' Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid said on Monday his Conservative Party's performance in European elections were "hugely disappointing" and his party needed to unite to deliver Brexit....
13:52 2019-05-27

UK Minister Suspended For Assaulting Activist Who Gatecrashed Event A minister in charge of India in the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) was suspended on Friday after footage showed him "grabbing" and forcibly ejecting a climate activist at a political......
16:39 2019-06-21

Mexico's Finance Minister Carlos Urzua quits The treasury secretary tweeted that there has been "a patent conflict of interests" within President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's administration. He also blamed internal disagreements for his decision....
04:52 2019-07-10

Finland's Greens name Haavisto as foreign minister in new government Finland's Greens, fresh from their best ever election result in April and part of the incoming governing coalition, named party chief Pekka Haavisto as the next foreign minister on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-06-04

Mexican economy minister says impact of tariffs would hit all 50 U.S. states Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Monday that the tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to place on Mexican exports would impact all 50 U.S. states and harm value chains, consumers and trade-related jobs in both nations....
02:39 2019-06-04

"Me And No Other": Ashok Gehlot Explains Why He Was Chosen Chief Minister It was meant to be a routine post-Budget press conference, but Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot delivered another bolt from the blue taking his detractors by surprise....
22:52 2019-07-10

Pak Foreign Minister Briefs US Counterpart On Action Taken Against Terror Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi today briefed his American counterpart Mike Pompeo about the steps taken by Islamabad to address the concerns raised by the Financial Action Task Force......
20:39 2019-06-18

Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant Dies At 58 In US Uttarakhand minister Prakash Pant died in the US on Wednesday after a prolonged illness. The 58-year-old had been in the US for some time for treatment....
20:52 2019-06-05

Housing minister Malthouse withdraws from race to become British PM British housing minister Kit Malthouse withdrew from a race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday, saying he was a "realist" who saw that there was an appetite for the contest to be over as quickly as possible....
20:13 2019-06-04

Goa Chief Minister Likely To Drop Some Coalition Members From Cabinet The 10 Congress lawmakers move of merging with the ruling BJP in Goa Wednesday triggered speculations that Chief Minister Pramod Sawant may drop some coalition members from his cabinet....
00:00 2019-07-11

French environment minister quits over spending criticism France's environment minister resigned on Tuesday following a week of reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private lobster dinners and costly renovations of his ministerial residence....
01:13 2019-07-17

Britain has not made a decision on Huawei in 5G: security minister Britain has not made a final decision on whether to use technology from China's Huawei in its 5G network, security minister Ben Wallace said on Tuesday....
09:52 2019-06-04

"Didi Not Well...": Minister Babul Supriyo Snarks On "Jai Shri Ram" Row Union Minister Babul Supriyo pressed on with his attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after she objected to BJP supporters shouting "Jai Shri Ram" over what she claimed was the BJP......
08:00 2019-06-03

Harsh Vardhan Cycles To Work On Day One As Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, who has been appointed in the Prime Minister-led Narendra Modi cabinet for a second consecutive term, arrived at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare this morning on a cycle to......
08:00 2019-06-03

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

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

Brazil justice minister says nothing to hide over leaked messages Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Wednesday that he has nothing to hide regarding allegedly leaked personal messages with prosecutors from when he was the judge leading the bribery trial that jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva....
15:52 2019-06-19

Indian Finance Minister Jaitley opts out of new government India’s finance minister, who carried out Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s economic initiatives including tax and welfare reforms, has decided not to join Modi’s new government to be sworn in Thursday, citing health reasons...
11:26 2019-05-29

Minister Reiterates Stand On Citizenship Bill In Lok Sabha The basic objective of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was to facilitate granting Indian citizenship to members of six minority communities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan even if......
18:26 2019-07-16

Huawei Not A Military Company, Says China's Defence Minister Huawei is not a military company despite its founder Ren Zhengfei's previous career in the army, China's Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe said Sunday, amid growing US-China tensions over trade and......
09:26 2019-06-02

Minister: 8 tourism deaths in Dominican Republic not unusual The Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says the deaths of eight American tourists on the island this year are a statistically normal phenomenon, not a mystery...
01:13 2019-06-22

High Heels at Work Are ‘Necessary,’ Says Japan’s Labor Minister Japan’s health and labor minister said Wednesday that it is “necessary” for companies to make women wear high heels at work, the BBC reports. Speaking to parliament Wednesday, Tamuki Nemoto defended of the gendered footwear practice, which women throughout the country have been cam...
11:13 2019-06-06

Australia prime minister offers more aid to Solomon Islands CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says his nation will boost spending on infrastructure in the Solomon Islands, but notes the increased aid commitment is not linked to the South Pacific nation’s diplomatic allegiance to Taiwan. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced ...
08:52 2019-06-03

Swiss need more time to clinch EU treaty: foreign minister Switzerland's political system of painstaking consensus-building requires more time to strike a deal with the European Union on a new treaty, Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis said, suggesting no quick resolution to a potentially damaging log-jam....
10:13 2019-06-19

CAS lifts Olympic ban on former Russian Sports Minister Mutko The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has overturned a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to exclude former Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko from taking part in the Olympic Games, court documents published on Thursday showed....
12:13 2019-07-11

Where do Britain's candidates for prime minister stand on Huawei? U.S. President Donald Trump is visiting Britain this week on a state visit and is likely to urge the government to decide against allowing Chinese company Huawei to take part in its 5G telecoms infrastructure....
21:39 2019-06-03

Contest to replace May as British prime minister hots up The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with five candidates now vying for a job whose central task will be to find a way to take a divided Britain out of the European Union....
17:00 2019-05-25

High Heels "Necessary" In Workplaces, Says Japan Minister After Petition Japan's health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, arguing it is "necessary and appropriate" after a petition was filed against the practice....
23:39 2019-06-05

UK junior minister refers himself for investigation after grappling with protester Mark Field, a British junior foreign minister, has referred himself for a government investigation after grabbing a demonstrator by the neck and pushing her when a climate-change protest interrupted a speech by Britain's finance minister....
10:13 2019-06-21

UK must decide next step on Brexit, says France’s Europe minister Amélie de Montchalin says EU 27 countries are not putting pressure on Britain over BrexitFrance’s minister for European affairs, Amélie de Montchalin, has said it is up to the UK to decide the next step on Brexit and no single European Union country was pressuring London, least of all France.Asked t...
22:52 2019-06-28

French energy minister stays on despite lobster scandal France's environment minister is prepared to reimburse any undue expense from lavish lobster-and-wine dinners he hosted when parliament speaker, his boss said on Thursday, ratifying Francois de Rugy's position despite widespread public disgust....
20:39 2019-07-11

Former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga dies at 89 Jamaica’s prime minister has announced the death of Edward Seaga, a former Jamaican leader who shaped the island’s post-independence politics and cultural life. Seaga was 89. Seaga was Jamaica’s No. 1 official from 1980 until 1989 and the only remaining member of the generation of ...
22:52 2019-05-28

Former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga has died KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga has died. The post Former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga has died appeared first on LEX18.com....
22:52 2019-05-28

French environment minister in hot water over lavish dinners Francois de Rugy has been accused of hosting lobster dinners and having his apartment renovated at the taxpayer's expense. De Rugy disputed parts of the allegations, but the government later said it would investigate....
23:26 2019-07-11

"War With US Will Bring Disaster To World", Says China's Defence Minister China's Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security disputes over......
09:26 2019-06-02

Iran’s foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of next week’s emergency Arab League meeting called by Saudi Arabia as regional tensions escalate. Mohammad Javad Zarif was holding talks on Friday wi...
10:26 2019-05-24

Mette Frederiksen becomes Denmark's youngest-ever prime minister Mette Frederiksen, the leader of Denmark's center-left Socialist Democratic party, has announced that she will form a left-leaning, one-party minority government -- which will make her the nation's youngest-ever prime minister....
19:13 2019-06-27

UK Interior Minister Signs US Bid To Extradite Julian Assange Britain's interior minister said Thursday he had certified the US request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on espionage grounds in a procedural move that opens the way for a court battle....
17:52 2019-06-13

"For Overall Development": Petroleum Minister On Hike In Taxes On Fuel Justifying the hike in the taxes on fuel in the Union Budget 2019-20, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said there is a requirement of funds for the overall development of the country....
08:26 2019-07-07

UK minister signs off on US request to extradite Julian Assange The UK’s interior minister has certified an extradition order that would send Julian Assange to the US on espionage charges — but the final decision on the embattled WikiLeaks founder rests with the courts. British Home Secretary Sajid Javid told the BBC on Thursday that he has signed the order and ...
17:26 2019-06-13

Won't Tolerate Mob Killing Or Any Crime: Jharkhand Chief Minister Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has asserted that there will be no discrimination on the basis of caste or religion while dealing with those involved in mob killing or other crimes and anarchy......
13:00 2019-07-07

India's new finance minister will be presenting her first budget. Here's what to expect India's new finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present a full-year budget on Friday. Analysts expect a focus on consumption and investment....
07:39 2019-07-05

The Jeffrey Epstein case could involve a ‘well-known prime minister.’ Here’s what we know A court order to unseal documents from a 2015 defamation case related to the financier could tie in someone who was a prime minister at least prior to 2014....
23:13 2019-07-08

Algeria jails second ex-prime minister in corruption sweep ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Former Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has been jailed in an anti-corruption sweep — the second former head of government in two days to be sent to prison while his case is investigated. A statement on Thursday by the prosecutor’s office said that Sellal is be...
17:13 2019-06-13

Iran has no plans to leave OPEC despite tensions: oil minister Iran has no plans to leave the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries despite being treated like an enemy by some fellow members, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said in an interview published on Saturday....
02:26 2019-06-09

Italy's minibonds would either be illegal or useless: finance minister It would be either illegal or useless for Italy to issue bonds to pay its suppliers as such notes would break European currency rules or add to the country's massive government debt, Italian finance minister Giovanni Tria said on Saturday....
02:26 2019-06-09

Mexico ready to retaliate if U.S. imposes tariffs: minister Mexico will be ready to retaliate in kind if the U.S. government imposes tariffs on Mexican exports to the United States, Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Friday....
11:00 2019-06-15

Palestinians don't need Bahrain meeting, they need peace: finance minister Palestinians don't need this week's U.S.-led Bahrain meeting to develop their country, they need peace, Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara said on Sunday....
15:13 2019-06-23

Model claims former Afghan defense minister’s son raped her The wealthy son of the former Afghan defense minister stalked and raped a Manhattan fashion model after she rejected him, she charges in a shocking lawsuit. Sarah Goolden, a stunning blonde who’s modeled everything from lacy underwear to designer duds, accuses Hamed Wardak of attacking her twice dur...
03:13 2019-07-21

Saudi Arabia's assets are 'well protected': Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's energy minister, says the global community needs to be "vigilant" and "united" against attacks on infrastructure....
16:00 2019-05-21

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three times by MPs....
12:52 2019-05-22

Russian energy minister outlines what's next for OPEC and its allies Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak tells CNBC that OPEC and its allies could possibly increase oil production if their assessment of the market shows a shortfall in supply....
16:00 2019-05-21

'Have some loyalty': Minister slams Tory leadership manoeuvring A minister has vented his frustration with Conservative colleagues jockeying to replace Theresa May, urging them to focus on getting Brexit "across the line" first....
16:00 2019-05-21

GRAPHIC-Take Five: Preparing for a prime minister, PMIs and policymakers 1/ROAD TO NO. 10 Investors will wake on July 24 to a new British prime minister. Boris Johnson, the face of the Leave campaign in the 2016 Brexit referendum, is -- if betting markets are to be believed -- almost certain to capture the majority of Conservative Party members' votes and become the new ...
14:52 2019-07-19

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Lebanon could return to Syria because they face no fear of political persecution or threat to their security, Lebanon’s controversial foreign minister has...
08:52 2019-06-15

Bolsonaro meets with justice minister to discuss leaks Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro has met with President Jair Bolsonaro after press reports accused him of improperly coordinating with prosecutors when he was a crusading anti-corruption judge...
00:26 2019-06-12

Former Minister Disses Darwin's Theory, Says "We Are Children Of Rishis" A former Union Minister's comments doubting Darwin's theory of evolution caused a bit of a kerfuffle in parliament today. Satya Pal Singh, a senior BJP lawmaker, declared in the Lok Sabha that he......
16:39 2019-07-19

I am the alternative to Boris Johnson, says UK foreign minister Hunt British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday he was the alternative to Boris Johnson, the frontrunner in the race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, saying he would strive to win a Brexit deal from the European Union....
13:00 2019-06-16

Gordon Brown: 'Boris Johnson could be UK's last prime minister' Ex-Labour PM says Tory leader frontrunner’s anti-European Conservatism is anti-ScottishFollow the latest political developments – liveBoris Johnson could be the UK’s last prime minister, Gordon Brown has warned, as the Conservative leadership frontrunner met Scottish MPs to reassure them of his desi...
13:26 2019-07-18

Some UK Conservatives to try to force new confidence vote in Prime Minister May: The Sun Senior backbenchers on the Tory 1922 committee's executive will mount a new bid to force a confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May during a lunchtime Commons address on Wednesday, The Sun reported on Tuesday....
03:39 2019-05-22

Man Arrested For "Abusive" Comment Against Chhattisgarh Chief Minister A 34-year-old man was arrested for allegedly posting an "abusive" comment against Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel on social media, police said Wednesday....
23:39 2019-06-12

Croatia in talks with Sweden, U.S. on fighter jets: minister Croatia is in talks with Sweden and the United States on buying fighter jets to modernize its air force, Defense Minister Damir Krsticevic said on Thursday....
14:13 2019-05-23

Pro-Brexit minister quits as Theresa May faces endgame The Leader of the UK House of Commons Angela Leadsom said she can no longer support Theresa May's Brexit deal. The move comes amidst growing calls for the embattled prime minister to step down....
00:00 2019-05-23

BJP Wants "At Least" 75 Seats In Haryana Assembly Polls: Chief Minister After winning all the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Haryana, the BJP is drawing up a strategy to bag at least 75 seats in the Assembly elections which is just a few months away....
20:00 2019-06-09

El Salvador files graft charges against ex-justice minister Prosecutors in El Salvador are accusing an ex-minister of justice and public security of illicit enrichment and seeking restitution of over $1 million in allegedly misappropriated government funds...
23:13 2019-07-19

Greek prime minister to ask president for early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has a meeting set with Greece’s president to ask him to call an early national election by dissolving parliament. Tsipras’ office said the prime minister would visit President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Monday afternoon. After his left-win...
23:26 2019-06-09

Trump says Britain's Johnson would do 'great job' as prime minister U.S. President Trump said on Friday he was looking forward to working with Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, and believes Johnson will work out Brexit....
22:00 2019-07-19

Netanyahu to become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will make history Saturday when he surpasses Israel’s founding father David Ben-Gurion as the country’s longest-serving prime minister....
21:52 2019-07-19

Venezuela's Maduro ratifies Padrino as defense minister Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday announced he will maintain Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino in his post, following months of rumors that top military brass would be replaced after a failed uprising in April....
06:26 2019-07-08

First Rafale Jet To Be Delivered To India In September: French Minister France on Monday said the first Rafale fighter jet will land in India in September and it will be a strong signal of Indo-French cooperation. Thereafter, 35 Rafale jets will be delivered one by one,......
16:13 2019-06-10

Site, Design Of 100-Bed Pediatric ICU Finalised, Says Union Minister Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday said the site and design of a 100-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district have been finalised....
02:26 2019-06-24

Minister: Mexico has ‘dignity intact’ after US tariff deal TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard has told a cheering crowd near the U.S. border that his country emerged from high-stakes talks over U.S. tariffs “with its dignity intact.” The event was originally scheduled as an act of solidarity in the face of ...
03:52 2019-06-09

High heels at work are necessary, says Japan's labour minister Ministry responds to #KuToo petition calling for end to women having to wear heels at workJapan’s health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, arguing it is “necessary and appropriate” after a petition was filed against the practice.The remark cam...
20:13 2019-06-05

Margot James resigns as minister after voting against Government Margot James has resigned as digital minister after she voted for an amendment to block the next prime minister from suspending parliament and forcing through a no-deal Brexit....
01:13 2019-07-19

Worrisome, But Cannot Be Stopped: Ex-Rajasthan Minister On Rape Incidents Former Rajasthan minister and Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker Kali Charan Saraf has slammed the Congress government in the state over the "worrisome" number of reported rape cases and sexual assaults,......
14:13 2019-07-08

As Gabon's new forests minister, UK conservationist aims to lead by example Gabon hopes to lead by example in stamping out illegal logging of the world's tropical hardwoods, a prominent British conservationist said on Tuesday after being named the central African country's new forests minister....
06:26 2019-06-12

Algeria's ex-PM, former minister detained over alleged corruption: state TV Algeria's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia be held in custody after he faced a judge over a corruption investigation, state TV reported, sending some Algerians onto the streets in celebration....
00:39 2019-06-13

British Foreign Minister Says EU Willing To Renegotiate Brexit Deal British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a contender to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said Sunday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had indicated the EU was willing to renegotiate the Brexit......
15:39 2019-06-09

Greek conservative Mitsotakis sworn in as prime minister Greece's New Democracy party leader Kyrikos Mitsotakis was sworn in as prime minister on Monday after a landslide victory in snap elections on a platform of investments, lower taxes and jobs....
12:39 2019-07-08

Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister says Britain's detention of an Iranian tanker last week was a threatening and incorrect action, Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday....
12:00 2019-07-08

UK minister to apologize to Ivanka over ambassador's leaked memos Britain's trade minister said on Monday he would apologize to U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka for a leak of confidential memos in which the UK ambassador describes the U.S. administration as "dysfunctional" and "inept"....
11:26 2019-07-08

French minister backpedals after stir over journalist watchdog A French minister was forced to backpedal on Thursday after he suggested creating a journalist watchdog to sanction media outlets that spread false information, stirring outrage among reporters....
19:13 2019-06-27

UAE communicating with Sudanese opposition and military council: minister The United Arab Emirates is continuing its communications with the Sudanese opposition and the ruling military council, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday in a tweet....
22:26 2019-06-11

UK lawmakers can determine type of Brexit by amending law: minister Lawmakers will be able to determine the shape of Britain's exit from the European Union by amending the government's Brexit legislation in parliament, trade minister Liam Fox will say on Tuesday....
19:39 2019-05-21

"More For More": Iran Foreign Minister Makes Nuclear Offer To US Iran on Thursday signalled a willingness to engage in diplomacy to defuse tensions with the United States with a modest offer on its nuclear programme that met immediate scepticism in Washington....
09:00 2019-07-19

Greece's Marxist minister is back with a message for Europe He caused a stir with unorthodox tactics at the peak of Greece's debt crisis four years ago, sees politics as a job that stinks but still needs doing, and says the European Union needs fixing....
17:13 2019-05-22

Pakistan Lost $50 Million From Restricting Airspace, Says Minister Pakistan's aviation minister on Thursday said that his country suffered loses of over eight billion rupees ($50 million) from airspace restrictions imposed since February which affected hundreds of......
09:00 2019-07-19

Brazil law group wants justice minister, prosecutors removed RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian Bar Association is calling for the suspension of the justice minister after a series of reports alleging that as a crusading anti-corruption judge he coordinated with prosecutors in the case that led to the conviction and jailing of former President Luiz Inacio Lu...
03:26 2019-06-11

Naveen Patnaik Becomes Odisha Chief Minister For The 5th Time Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha, records a fifth term in office as his party, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) wins against an aggressive BJP - a former ally - which hasmade inroads into the coastal......
03:13 2019-05-24