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Russia backs fresh talks on eastern Ukraine conflict

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has talked about the prospect of peace in eastern Ukraine with Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader said he was open to restarting negotiations under an internati...

Russia backs fresh talks on eastern Ukraine conflict

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

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintaining sanctions against Russia....
17:13 2019-06-18

Germany's Maas hopes for peace in eastern Ukraine under new leader The top diplomats from Germany and France are set to visit Ukraine to stress their countries' support for peace there. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Ukrainians had set great hopes in their new president....
12:26 2019-05-30

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current situation in the country....
22:00 2019-07-16

Ukraine parliamentary vote: Fresh start or a U-turn? This weekend's parliamentary vote in Ukraine will mark a turning point for the country. The legislature may gain many new young faces — or see pro-Russia elements receive a boost in support....
13:26 2019-07-20

Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’ “Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday, a conflict which is still claiming lives....
23:13 2019-05-21

Joint UN, OSCE engagement can address crisis in Ukraine, other ‘dark spots of conflict’ in Europe What is happening in and around Ukraine is “unacceptable, the Chairperson-in-Office for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday....
23:13 2019-05-21

Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine ‘too terrified to learn’ amid spike in attacks on schools Schoolchildren are bearing long-lasting mental and physical scars of eastern Ukraine’s conflict, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday, as the agency warned of an “alarming” increase in attacks on schools during the first four months of 2019....
18:00 2019-05-21

Islamic bloc supports Palestinians, backs Saudis in Iran conflict The Organization of Islamic Cooperation indirectly condemned Washington for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But the 57-nation bloc backed US-ally Saudi Arabia over an ongoing conflict with Iran....
17:26 2019-06-01

Ukraine says it has agreed exchange of prisoners with Russia A senior Ukrainian official said on Tuesday his country and Russia had agreed to exchange prisoners from the conflict in eastern Ukraine over the next month....
18:13 2019-07-16

Transnistria: Russia's satellite state an open wound in Eastern Europe Less than 200 kilometers separate Transnistria from the European Union's eastern frontier, on the Romanian border. Yet the tiny sliver of disputed territory might as well be on another planet....
01:26 2019-05-29

Ukraine says panel has jurisdiction to hear Russia case THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ukraine has accused Russia of “wholesale violations” of its mineral resources and fishing rights in the Black Sea and other waters bordered by the two countries as Kiev urges international arbitrators to hear a case about alleged Russian breaches of a United...
12:00 2019-06-11

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass region and Crimea....
19:00 2019-06-05

UN court: Russia must free detained Ukraine ships, sailors BERLIN (AP) — A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailors. The Hamburg-based International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea delivered its ruling Saturday on the case Ukraine brought against Ru...
17:39 2019-05-25

Russia rebuffs Ukraine's case over rebel support at U.N. court Russia told a hearing at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday that the court lacks jurisdiction in a case filed by Ukraine against Moscow over its alleged support of pro-Russian separatists in the Crimea and eastern Ukraine....
18:00 2019-06-03

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

Russia halts transit of Kazakh LPG and coal to Ukraine - document Kazakhstan's state railway company has suspended liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and coal shipments to Ukraine after transit nation Russia banned such shipments from its territory, according to a document seen by Reuters....
16:39 2019-05-27

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

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

US, Taliban to open Doha talks in fresh bid to end war ISLAMABAD (AP) — A fresh round of talks between the U.S. and the Taliban is to begin in Qatar, just days after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is hoping for an Afghan peace agreement before Sept. 1. Suhail Shaheen, spokesman for the Taliban’s political office in Doha, tells...
06:52 2019-06-29

Putin and pope hold 'substantive' talks in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican....
18:13 2019-07-04

Venezuela's Guaido announces fresh talks with Maduro regime The Norway-brokered talks aim "to establish a negotiation on the end of the dictatorship," the opposition leader said. Backed by Russia and China, socialist President Nicolas Maduro has refused to step down....
14:00 2019-07-08

Netanyahu threatens to call fresh election as coalition talks falter Israeli PM needs support of religious and nationalist parties to form governmentBenjamin Netanyahu has played a last-minute gambit to persuade politicians to help him form a government, threatening to call fresh Israeli elections if deadlocked negotiations do not succeed.The prime minister and his r...
00:13 2019-05-28

Manchester United step up Wan-Bissaka chase with fresh talks over transfer • Palace may try to get Zaha sell-on clause removed in deal• Atalanta’s Timothy Castagne a possible replacementManchester United are holding further talks with Crystal Palace this weekend aimed at agreeing a fee for Aaron Wan-Bissaka after the player indicated his preference would be a summer move t...
13:26 2019-06-15

Venezuela's internationally-recognized government set to hold fresh talks with Maduro envoys Venezuela's opposition leader said the talks must lead to a solution of the crisis and must not be used by Maduro's government to buy time....
17:13 2019-07-08

Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit and letter’ of Ukraine agreements to be upheld, as Russia issues simplified citizenship decree The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any unilateral steps” that could undermine efforts to demilitarize the eastern conflict zone....
23:13 2019-05-21

Unifor backs UAW's 'nice and aggressive' start to contract talks Unifor President Jerry Dias doesn’t get a chance to sit across from Detroit 3 executives until the summer of 2020 -- all but one Canadian contract expires in September 2020....
02:00 2019-07-16

Ukraine will try to arrest Ukrainian MH17 suspect: Interfax Ukraine Ukraine will try to arrest a Ukrainian suspect, Leonid Kharchenko, in relation to the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, Interfax Ukraine quoted General Prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko as saying on Wednesday....
15:52 2019-06-19

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

Chinese leader arrives in Russia for talks MOSCOW (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Russia for talks with President Vladimir Putin. Xi arrived in Moscow on Wednesday morning for a visit affirming the increasingly close relationship between the two former Cold War communist rivals. He will hold talks with Putin at the Kremlin...
13:52 2019-06-05

China's Huawei to start talks with Russia on using Avrora OS: RIA Chinese technology giant Huawei will start talks with officials at Russia's communications ministry this summer on the possibility of using Russia's Avrova operating system, the RIA news agency on Friday cited a Russian deputy communications minister as saying....
17:52 2019-06-21

Russia keeps Ukrainian sailors in custody despite swap talks A court in Moscow ruled on Wednesday to keep 24 Ukrainian sailors captured by Russia off the coast of Crimea in custody for a further three months despite recent talks between Moscow and Kiev on a possible prisoner swap....
18:52 2019-07-17

Lebanon to attend Russia-backed talks on Syria BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s president says his country is eager to take part in Russia-backed political meetings on the Syrian war because it wants to monitor efforts that may accelerate the return of hundreds of thousands of refugees in living in Lebanon. Michel Aoun says, however, that his count...
17:00 2019-06-19

Russia-Belarus talks to prepare for PMs' meeting on oil: Kozak aide Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak will meet Belarusian counterpart Igor Lyashenko on Thursday to coordinate energy issues before their respective prime ministers meet to discuss the contaminated oil on the Druzhba pipeline, an aide for Kozak said....
10:26 2019-05-23

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

Tillerson talks Russia with members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with a handful of House members and staffers for seven hours Tuesday to discuss President Donald Trump's foreign policy decision-making, including on issues related to Russia.Tillerson served roughly a year as America's chief diplomat before the president ...
08:26 2019-05-22

Taliban Co-Founder Emerges As Group's New Face In Russia Peace Talks When members of the Taliban and Afghan politicians met Tuesday in the Russian capital for talks aimed at ending the war in their country, one face in particular stood out: Abdul Ghani Baradar, a......
06:39 2019-05-29

Russia, Saudi Arabia Reach Oil Output Agreement Ahead of OPEC Talks Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a major oil output-cutting deal by six to nine months to help support the market, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after meeting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
16:13 2019-06-30

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

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

Tornado confirmed in eastern Pennsylvania The National Weather Service says a tornado has been confirmed in eastern Pennsylvania. Damaged homes are reported in Berks and Chester counties but there were no immediate reports of injuries. (May 29)        ...
12:26 2019-05-29

YouTube, other services down due to eastern US congestion NEW YORK (AP) — Google is saying users of YouTube and other services are seeing errors or slow performance due to high levels of network congestions in the eastern United States. YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite services are affected, but Google said it believes it has identified the cause of the c...
02:13 2019-06-03

In the Eastern Conference, It’s the Upstart vs. the Mainstay The Carolina Hurricanes had not made the playoffs since 2009. In the conference finals, they face a team with plenty of recent postseason experience: the Boston Bruins....
17:39 2019-05-22

EU's eastern bloc ignored in top jobs deal Eastern European states have ended up empty-handed in the EU top jobs bonanza after they expended all their political capital in successfully blocking Dutch Socialist Frans Timmermans from becoming president of the executive European Commission....
21:39 2019-07-03

Storm Damage Being Reported Throughout Eastern Ky. (LEX 18) – Multiple storm damage reports are coming in to the LEX 18 Newsroom. Most of the severe weather is moving out of the southeastern Kentucky counties. That being said, thunderstorms are still capable of producing damaging wind gusts and hail; not to mention torrential rainfall. Use cau...
21:13 2019-05-29

Four British nationals arrested in eastern China Four British nationals have been arrested in eastern China, the British Embassy in Beijing said Friday, amid escalating diplomatic tension between the two countries....
11:13 2019-07-12

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
11:52 2019-06-17

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; one killed A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents....
19:39 2019-07-14

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera, which is part of the country's eastern Maluku island chain, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
18:52 2019-07-14

George Soros to target far-right in eastern Germany George Soros's Open Society Foundation is gearing up to battle hate and the far-right in eastern Germany. The Alternative for Deutschland (AfD) is predicted to perform well in three upcoming state elections....
09:52 2019-06-22

About 20 people injured in thunderstorms in eastern Germany BERLIN — Authorities say that about 20 people have been injured in eastern Germany by gusty winds and thunderstorms. German news agency dpa reported Thursday eight people were injured Wednesday night at an outdoor wedding party when a tree branch crashed onto them in Blankensee in the northeastern s...
11:52 2019-06-13

'The conflict in the Middle East is Iran vs. everyone else' Timothy Snyder, a professor of history at Yale University, is a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. His most recent book is "The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America" (2018)....
00:13 2019-06-22

Germany: Conflict in AfD pulling party to the right In at least three German states, extremist elements of the far-right Alternative for Germany are threatening to take over the party. The nationalist wing led by Björn Höcke is becoming increasingly powerful....
13:13 2019-07-07

FROM THE FIELD: Faces and Voices of Conflict “I want the war to stop, I want to go home and I want to go to school” - the melancholy words of a 15-year-old Ola who has been caught up in the civil war in Yemen; her story is one of many which features in a photo exhibition called Caught in Conflict put on by the UN humanitarian affairs office (O...
16:13 2019-05-21

'There will be conflict': US has underestimated Huawei, says founder Ren Zhengfei says firm is fully prepared to face US bans and that 5G plans will be unaffectedThe founder of Huawei has said the US “underestimates” the Chinese telecom makers’s strength and that conflict with the US is inevitable in the quest to “stand on top of the world”.Ren Zhengfei said his comp...
15:26 2019-05-21

Why the U.S.-Iran Conflict Is Now Coming to a Head In 2015, Iran agreed to limit its nuclear program, bowing to harsh sanctions imposed by countries worried it was developing an atomic bomb. For the past year, it’s continued to abide by the restrictions despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the accord and reimpose U.S. sanc...
10:26 2019-05-22

Watch EA's pre-E3 Play event starting at 12:30PM Eastern EA is about to kick off E3 in earnest with its pre-expo Play event, and it's unsurprisingly offering gamers a chance to tune in. The company is streaming Play starting at 12:30PM Eastern with a slew of news on the slate. You won't hear more about A......
00:39 2019-06-09

Rare eastern black rhinoceros born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and are watching the rhino and her calf remotely using cameras to ...
21:13 2019-05-22

Weather system over eastern Florida has 50% chance of becoming cyclone - NHC A low pressure system located over eastern Florida has a 50% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-07-09

Major 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, sending panicked residents running into the streets, but no tsunami warning was issued....
18:39 2019-07-14

7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia, causes panic A 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Moluccas islands on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, creating panic and causing damage to houses in eastern Indonesia....
22:00 2019-07-14

Quake with 7.3 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: USGS An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck southeast of the city of Ternate on Sunday, in the Moluccas in the eastern area of Indonesia, the U.S. Geological Survey reported....
13:26 2019-07-14

Eastern Ky. Electric Provider Approved For Rate Adjustments FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An eastern Kentucky electric provider is restructuring its rates, but the adjustments won’t increase monthly bills for an average customer. The Kentucky Public Service Commission is allowing Jackson Energy Cooperative Corp. to increase the monthly customer charge while de...
12:00 2019-06-11

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
09:00 2019-06-17

A Strong Earthquake in Eastern Indonesia Has Killed 2 People (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — A strong earthquake in eastern Indonesia killed two people and damaged at least dozens of homes, a disaster official said Monday, as the government declared a seven-day emergency response period. The magnitude 7.3 quake on Sunday was centered 166 kilometers (103 miles) s...
11:00 2019-07-15

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled efforts to contain the second largest ever outbreak of the deadly virus, the health ministry said....
21:39 2019-07-15

Maoist rebels kill five policemen in eastern India Maoist rebels killed five policemen in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand on Friday, a senior police official said, the latest in a series of attacks on security forces....
19:26 2019-06-14

Raptors steamroll Bucks to even Eastern Conference finals TORONTO — Kyle Lowry scored 25 points, Kawhi Leonard had 19 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 120-102 on Tuesday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at two games apiece. Serge Ibaka had 17 points and 13 rebounds for the Raptors, who improved to 7-2 at home this postseason. Res...
07:13 2019-05-22

Check Here Beginning At 6 p.m. Eastern For Decision 2019 Results Beginning at 6 p.m., you can check your Decision 2019 Primary results right here. Tune in to LEX 18 News for all our Decision 2019 coverage. The post Check Here Beginning At 6 p.m. Eastern For Decision 2019 Results appeared first on LEX18.com....
02:39 2019-05-22

Afghan forces kill 6 civilians in eastern Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province. Attahullah Khogyani, the provincial governor’s spokesman, says 10 ins...
17:39 2019-05-25

Eastern, Central U.S. to sizzle in weekend heat wave A heat wave threatening temperatures as high as 110 degrees F (43 C) from Friday through the weekend moved toward the eastern and central United States, igniting safety warnings....
22:52 2019-07-18

A whole new world: does the new Aladdin fetishise Middle Eastern culture? Guy Ritchie’s new film evokes a fantasy Arabia, following Hollywood’s long tradition of problematic stereotypes A new Aladdin movie means a return to Hollywood’s perennial Arab problem, which in this case boils down the awkwardness of setting a family fairytale in a region that has been both vilifie...
15:00 2019-05-21

YouTube, other Google services down due to eastern US traffic congestion Services like YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite are being affected, while #YouTubeDOWN is trending on Twitter.        ...
04:00 2019-06-03

Police stop far-right band performances in eastern Germany The rock bands had violated the rules set for the concert, according to police in the German state of Thuringia. Far-right groups regularly hold rock concerts in eastern Germany, drawing hundreds of people....
17:26 2019-07-06

Over 400 Riders Participate In Harley-Davidson Eastern H.O.G. Rally The two-day event in Raipur, Chhattisgarh was attended by H.O.G. members from across the country. A new chapter, called "The Iron Ore Chapter" was launched in the 8th Eastern H.O.G. Rally....
12:39 2019-07-03

2019 N.H.L. Playoffs: In the Eastern Conference, It’s the Upstart vs. the Mainstay The Carolina Hurricanes had not made the playoffs since 2009. In the conference finals, they face a team with plenty of recent postseason experience: the Boston Bruins....
18:39 2019-05-21

New Ukrainian President Zelenskiy visits eastern war zone Ukraine's new president has visited military positions in the country's east, where the army has been fighting Russia-backed separatists for five years....
22:00 2019-05-27

Why Is This Senator Beefing With the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians? On Wednesday, seemingly out of nowhere, Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina published a scathing column in the Charlotte Observer headlined, “Cherokee Indians are bullying other NC tribes.”...
23:39 2019-06-21

Man missing after boats collide on eastern Missouri river OLD MONROE, Mo. (AP) — Search crews are looking for an eastern Missouri man after two boats collided on a river in eastern Missouri. The accident happened around 7 p.m. Monday on the Cuivre River near Old Monroe, about 40 miles north of St. Louis. The search was suspended around 1 a.m. Tuesday but w...
16:39 2019-05-28

Israeli PM: Palestinians are determined to continue conflict JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister says the Palestinians are “determined to continue the conflict at any price.” Speaking at his weekly Cabinet meeting Sunday, Benjamin Netanyahu was referring to the Palestinian leadership’s rejection of last week’s Mideast peace ...
14:13 2019-06-30

Any conflict in region could spread: Iran general Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably, a senior Iranian military commander was cited as saying on Sunday by the semi-official news agency Fars....
10:13 2019-06-23

Nigeria: The politicized herders and farmers conflict Special grazing zones and settlements for pastoralist Fulani groups were supposed to be the answer to the heated farmers and herders conflict. It has instead become a highly politicized debate....
21:39 2019-07-16

Former UN chief says risks of nuclear conflict 'are higher' Former U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon says the risks of nuclear conflict "are higher than they have been in several decades" and it's past time for the five nuclear powers to take steps toward disarmament....
21:26 2019-06-12

Brent oil up 5% this week on fears of U.S.-Iran conflict Brent oil rallied above $65 per barrel on Friday and was on track for a 5% gain this week on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than a fifth of the world's oil output....
14:39 2019-06-21

Underage fighters are drawn into Indonesian conflict JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The long-simmering conflict between Indonesia’s military and Papuans seeking independence includes indigenous teenagers and boys who appear barely adolescent, highlighting how Indonesia’s heavy-handed attempts to extinguish the movement have produced a new gener...
08:00 2019-06-23

Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights. But the conflict in Tripoli shows no sign of slowing....
00:26 2019-07-10

Iran-US conflict: Tehran's asymmetrical approach As tensions between the US and Iran escalate, it appears Washington has backed down and Tehran is in control. The Iranian regime is using an unconventional military strategy to steer the Trump administration....
21:52 2019-06-23

U.S. has 'no interest' in new conflict in Middle East: military The United States has no interest in engaging in a new conflict in the Middle East but will defend American interests including freedom of navigation, the U.S. military said on Thursday as it directed a destroyer to the scene of an attack in the Gulf of Oman....
01:13 2019-06-14

U.S. oil soars 10% in week on fears of U.S.-Iran conflict Oil futures rose 1% on Friday, with U.S. crude up 10% in the week and global benchmark Brent gaining 5%, on fears the United States could attack Iran and disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than a fifth of the world's oil output....
20:13 2019-06-21

Conflict Of Interest Issue Likely To Be Discussed At COA Meet  The BCCI ethics officer D K Jain asked VVS Laxman and Sourav Ganguly to choose one out of the multiple cricketing roles they are performing at the moment....
14:52 2019-06-28

Bucks say they got 'punched' as Raptors level NBA Eastern Conference finals Playoff series tied at 2-2 as Toronto win second game in successionWinner of best-of-seven series will face Warriors in NBA finalsWith a weary Kawhi Leonard fighting through fatigue, the Toronto Raptors found enough energy to pull away from the Milwaukee Bucks. Kyle Lowry led the way. He scored 25 p...
15:26 2019-05-22

Century: Eastern Wonders makes cardboard spice trading fun again Enlarge (credit: Owen Duffy) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. In 2017, newly founded tabletop studio Plan B Games released Century: Spice Road. A tight, brain-teasing card game, Spice Road...
15:39 2019-05-21

Eastern Libyan forces release head of oil workers union The head of Libya’s oil workers’ labor union, Saad Dinar, was released on Thursday after being held by eastern security authorities for almost a month near Benghazi, a relative said....
03:26 2019-05-31

Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in eastern city With Ebola reaching Congo’s eastern city of Goma, authorities are tracking down bus passengers who rode with a pastor who became the first confirmed case in the regional capital...
20:39 2019-07-15

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; no reports of major damage A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, causing panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage....
16:39 2019-07-14

Suicide bombing hits eastern Kabul; no word on casualties KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Police say a suicide bomber has struck east of the capital Kabul, the second such attack in as many days. There is no immediate word on casualties. Police official Jan Aga says it’s too early to identify the target of Friday’s attack that took place in KabulR...
08:52 2019-05-31

Timmermans faces Eastern resistance for top EU job; search for ECB head postponed Dutch socialist Frans Timmermans has emerged as the favorite to be named the EU's next chief executive, diplomats and officials said on Sunday ahead of a summit in Brussels, but faces resistance from eastern European countries....
18:52 2019-06-30

EU election: AfD surge in eastern Germany sets up clash of cultures The far-right AfD has emerged as the strongest political party in Germany's formerly communist East. With the Greens winning big among young, urban voters though, the East-West divide looks set to deepen further....
00:01 2019-05-28

Heat wave gripping eastern, central U.S. to intensify over weekend A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38°C) in Washington, D.C., and prompting utilities to take steps to prevent power outages....
20:39 2019-07-19

Suicide bomber kills five at wedding party in eastern Afghanistan A suicide bomber on foot targeted a wedding party in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Friday, killing at least five people and injuring 40, local officials said....
11:13 2019-07-12

Slovakia's new president calls on EU's eastern bloc to respect rule of law Slovakia's new president called on the Visegrad group of eastern EU member states on Thursday to protect the rule of law to avoid being seen as "weakening the European Union", signaling a possible rift within a bloc that often acts together....
16:52 2019-07-11

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this month, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-06-18

Top militant suspect transferred to Egypt from eastern Libya: state TV Top Egyptian militant suspect Hisham al-Ashmawy was transferred to Egypt from eastern Libya in a military aircraft, Egyptian state television said on Wednesday....
01:00 2019-05-29

Pak Extends Airspace Ban Along Its Eastern Border With India Till June 28 Pakistan on Thursday extended its airspace ban along its eastern border with India for the third time till June 28, according to a notice issued by the country's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)....
22:39 2019-06-13

Eastern Kentucky University president to serve on NCAA forum RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — The president of Eastern Kentucky University has been selected to represent the Ohio Valley Conference on the NCAA’s Division 1 presidential forum. Michael Benson was chosen at the May 31 meeting of the board of the conference’s presidents. His term begins Sept. 1. T...
10:52 2019-06-06

No place like home: eastern Europeans in the West Midlands – in pictures Jon Tonks’ Stories of Home is a study of central and eastern European communities living in the Sandwell district of the West Midlands, home to the UK’s biggest Polish population. Taken in the two years after the 2016 referendum, the series explores questions around home and identity Continue readin...
09:52 2019-05-24

Four eastern EU states to discuss top jobs, keen to boost their influence The leaders of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic will discuss in Budapest on Thursday potential candidates for top jobs in the European Union coming up for grabs shortly, in a sign of regional coordination by the so-called Visegrad Four....
00:39 2019-06-13

Libya's NOC calls on eastern forces to free head of oil union Libya's national oil corporation NOC on Thursday called on Haftar's Eastern Libyan forces to release the head of the oil workers' labor union, Saad Dinar, who was abducted by an armed group near the eastern city of Benghazi last month....
02:00 2019-05-24

Raptors even Eastern Conference finals with blowout Game 4 win over Bucks The Eastern Conference finals is tied 2-2 heading back to Milwaukee after the Raptors won Game 4 vs. the Bucks 120-102 on Tuesday.        ...
07:13 2019-05-22

UAE scaling back military role in Yemen conflict The UAE is beginning a partial military drawdown in Yemen. Experts say the country is pushing for a political solution to end the conflict, but growing US-Iran tension in the region may also have played a role....
00:26 2019-07-10

UN council adopts 1st measure on people missing in conflict The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved its first-ever resolution focused on the countless thousands of people missing in conflict, including over 45,000 registered in 2018 alone by the International Committee of the Red Cross....
21:39 2019-06-11

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

France sees risk of stumble into U.S.-Iranian conflict Iran's breaching of caps on its uranium enrichment after the United States pulled out of world powers' nuclear deal with Tehran was "a bad reaction to ... (a) bad decision", raising fears of a stumble into war, France's foreign minister said....
13:26 2019-07-14

Underage fighters drawn into Indonesian separatist conflict The long-simmering conflict between Indonesia’s military and Papuans seeking independence includes indigenous teenagers and boys who appear barely adolescent, highlighting how a new generation of fighters is emerging...
05:13 2019-06-24

Iran's Allies Target Its Rivals, Risking Conflict Some Iran-backed militias are lashing out at Tehran’s adversaries in the Middle East, forcing the U.S. and its allies to respond and risking an escalation that Iran says it doesn’t want....
12:52 2019-05-24

More than 70 million people now fleeing conflict and oppression worldwide One in every 108 people were displaced in 2018, yet offers of resettlement were half level of previous yearThe number of people forced to flee their homes across the world has exceeded 70 million for the first time since records began, the UN’s refugee agency has warned.About 70.8 million – one in e...
09:39 2019-06-19

Number of People Fleeing Conflict Is Highest Since World War II, U.N. Says “We have become almost unable to make peace,” the high commissioner for refugees said, as the global population of those displaced by conflict reached 70.8 million last year....
13:52 2019-06-19

Albania president, prime minister in conflict over elections Albania’s political conflict has taken another twist, with the president announcing what he says is a new date for municipal elections while the prime minister and his governing Socialists insist the votes will go ahead as scheduled this weekend...
00:52 2019-06-28

Syrian footballer and 'singer of revolution' killed in conflict Goalkeeper Abdul Baset al-Sarout dies of wounds sustained in battle with government troopsA Syrian footballer who became a symbolic figure in the rebellion against the country’s president, Bashar al-Assad, has died of wounds suffered in a battle with government forces.Abdul Baset al-Sarout, 27, who ...
17:39 2019-06-08

Oil at $100? Experts predict where crude could go if an Iran conflict breaks out In an area responsible for the shipment of one-third of the world's seaborne oil, just how high could military confrontation send the price of crude?...
10:52 2019-06-06

What’s Happening in Sudan? A Guide to the Revolution and Continuing Conflict Although mass protests and Sudan’s military joined to force a longtime dictator, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, out of power, talks between civilian leaders and generals have collapsed....
23:52 2019-06-04

Opinion: Donald Trump sets US up for conflict with Iran Donald Trump nearly took the Middle East to the brink with airstrikes against Iran. The US president's aggressive stance is sabotaging his professed efforts for peace in the Middle East, DW's Peter Philipp writes....
19:00 2019-06-21

Red Sox move up game start to avoid Stanley Cup conflict The Boston Red Sox will move up the start of Wednesday's game against the Texas Rangers to 4:05 p.m. to minimize the conflict with Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final       ...
02:26 2019-06-11

New President's Party Wins Big in Ukraine Ukrainians voted overwhelmingly for the party of their former-comedian president in parliamentary elections, cementing the political newcomer’s power at a critical juncture for the country’s relations with Russia and the West....
05:26 2019-07-22

US loses Under-20 World Cup opener 2-1 to Ukraine Denys Popov scored on a header off a corner kick in the 51st minute, and Ukraine beat the United States 2-1 Friday at Bielsko Biala, Poland, in the Americans’ opener at the Under-20 World Cup. Serhii Buletsa put Ukraine ahead in the 26th minute. Heorhii Tsitaishvili played a long pass from bef...
23:52 2019-05-24

Price guidance for Ukraine eurobond at 6.875%-7% - IFR Price guidance for Ukraine's seven-year euro-denominated eurobond is at 6.875 to - 7 percent and demand exceeded 4 billion euros, according to IFR, Refinitiv's capital markets news service....
15:00 2019-06-13

UPDATE 2-Heat wave gripping eastern, central U.S. to intensify over weekend A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38°C) in Washington, D.C., and prompting utilities to take steps to prevent power outages....
20:13 2019-07-19

Wildcats to Visit Harlan for Inaugural Eastern Kentucky Service Excursion LEXINGTON, Ky. – UK Athletics is partnering with the UK Mountain Cats and the Appalachian Center on UK’s campus to begin yearly service excursions to Eastern Kentucky. Twenty-five student-athletes and staff members will participate in the inaugural trip, traveling to Harlan, Kentucky, June 21-23 fo...
03:26 2019-06-11

The west turns a blind eye to Middle Eastern violence at its own peril | Dr Amr Darrag In failing to hold Egypt and Saudi Arabia to account over the deaths of Giulio Regeni and Jamal Khashoggi, the west is making a rod for its own backThe parents of Giulio Regeni, the Italian doctoral student murdered in Cairo three years ago, last week wrote an emotionally charged letter to Abdel Fat...
15:26 2019-05-25

7.1 magnitude quake strikes in eastern Indonesia, tsunami warning issued A 7.1 magnitude quake struck off the northeastern coast of Indonesia's Sulawesi island late on Sunday, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning....
18:52 2019-07-07

6.9 magnitude quake strikes in eastern Indonesia, tsunami alert issued A 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the northeastern coast of Indonesia’s Sulawesi island late on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning for eight cities near the epicenter....
20:13 2019-07-07

Fired-Up Raptors Thoroughly Flatten Bucks, Draw Even In Eastern Conference Finals For the first time in this series and just the second time in these playoffs, the Milwaukee Bucks were roundly outclassed Tuesday night and fell convincingly, 120–102, to the Toronto Raptors to even up the Eastern Conference Finals. The Raptors grabbed a slim first-quarter lead and spent the rest of...
07:26 2019-05-22

Raytheon nabs $110M contract for cybersecurity for Middle Eastern country Raytheon Co. announced a $110 million contract on Monday to develop and deploy cybersecurity equipment for an unnamed country in the Middle East North Africa region....
01:26 2019-07-17

Heat Wave Bakes Central, Eastern US; Residents Go To "Cooling Centres" A gargantuan heat wave hunkered down over the central and eastern United States on Saturday, sending residents to cooling centers and inflicting on Washington a heat index of 106 degrees F (41 C) with......
06:39 2019-07-21

Eastern Libyan forces will impose flight ban from Libya to Turkey: spokesman Eastern Libyan forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar will ban any commercial flights from Libya to Turkey and Turkish ships from docking in the country, its spokesman Ahmed Mismari said on Friday....
02:26 2019-06-29

Bucks, Raptors gearing up for must-watch Game 6 of Eastern Conference finals Five keys to watch in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals between the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors on Saturday night.        ...
20:13 2019-05-25

UPDATE 3-Heat wave gripping eastern, central U.S. to intensify over weekend A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees C) in Washington and prompting utilities to take steps to prevent power outages....
23:26 2019-07-19

Free Your Mind: 10 Missouri Eastern Prison Inmates Graduate College Ten inmates from the Missouri Eastern Correctional Center made history Wednesday as the first graduates of Washington University’s Prison Education Project....
00:00 2019-05-25

Runaway barges hit eastern Oklahoma dam amid chaotic Midwest storms Two barges carrying thousands of pounds of fertilizer broke loose from their moorings Wednesday night and floated down the swollen Arkansas River before slamming into a dam, according to multiple reports....
00:52 2019-05-24

Fifty shades of grey: great towers of the eastern bloc – in pictures David Navarro and Martyna Sobecka photographed postwar estates across central and eastern Europe, finding strange, stark beauty in these concrete giantsEastern Blocks: Concrete Landscapes of the Former Eastern Bloc is published by Zupagrafika Continue reading......
08:13 2019-07-03

Toronto Raptors take lead in Eastern Conference finals after win over Milwaukee Bucks Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a thrilling 105-99 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday in the most important game in franchise history....
05:26 2019-05-24

Japan’s PM warns ‘accidental conflict’ is possible amid U.S., Iran tension Abe’s trip is the highest-level effort yet to de-escalate the crisis as Tehran appears poised to break the 2015 nuclear deal it struck with world powers, an accord that the Trump administration pulled out of last year....
06:13 2019-06-13

China Imports Fall as Trade Conflict Saps Demand China’s imports dropped sharply last month, in a fresh sign of anemic demand in the domestic economy, adding to the pressure on Beijing as it struggles to manage trade tensions with the U.S....
17:13 2019-06-10

| Suspected tanker attacks risk sparking conflict: analysts Suspected attacks on tankers at the mouth of the oil-rich Gulf threaten to block vital crude supplies to the world and trigger an all-out conflict involving Iran, analysts said Thursday....
08:13 2019-06-14

One-in-five suffers mental health condition in conflict zones: new UN report More than one-in-five people living in conflict-affected areas suffers from a mental illness, according to a new UN-backed report, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to call for increased, sustained investment in mental health services in those zones....
02:26 2019-06-12

Homicide kills far more people than armed conflict, new UN study shows Some 464,000 people across the world were victims of homicidal violence in 2017, more than five times the number killed in armed conflict over the same period, UN researchers said on Monday....
17:00 2019-07-08

FROM THE FIELD: Murals help heal wounds of bloody conflict in Guatemala “The villagers knew that the military kidnapped [indigenous] people and brought them here and tortured them. While alive, they were forced to dig their own graves. Some would be buried in the ground, here, still half alive.” The chilling words of Rosalina Tuyuc Velásquez, a member of an indigenous g...
22:52 2019-06-08

Pentagon sees high risk of ‘unintended conflict’ with Iran U.S. military officials see a high risk of “unintended conflict” with Iran due to rising tensions in the Persian Gulf, according to top Pentagon official....
22:39 2019-07-20

Potential Conflict Of Interest Prevents Dravid From Taking Charge At NCA The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) constitution prohibits any individual from holding multiple positions at the same time which brings Rahul Dravid under the conflict of interest ambit....
14:52 2019-07-02

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

Mexican president reiterates desire to avoid conflict with Trump Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday reiterated his desire to avoid confrontation with the U.S. government and to stay friends with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump amid the threat of a trade war over migration....
03:00 2019-06-08

Two Oil Tankers Attacked in the Middle East, Stoking Fears of Conflict Two oil tankers on Thursday morning were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial oil transport route that sits between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, echoing a similar attack last month and stoking fears about escalating tensions in the region. It was not immediately clear w...
15:00 2019-06-13

Iran Guards chief says enemy focused on economic conflict The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday the enemy was worried about the prospect of war and was focused instead on an economic conflict, according to the semi-official Fars news agency....
11:39 2019-07-03

Over 80 per cent of schools in anglophone Cameroon shut down, as conflict worsens More than 80 per cent of schools in the English-speaking North-West and South-West regions of Cameroon are closed, as the security situation and living conditions continue to deteriorate due to the three-year conflict between the Government and armed groups, the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, reported ...
23:13 2019-06-21

Trump uses discredited conflict-of-interest charges to attack Mueller In tweets and comments to reporters, the president accused the former special counsel of being a “true never-Trumper,” who was conflicted due to a past “business dispute” between them. He also alleged that Mueller asked him for a job....
01:26 2019-05-31

FROM THE FIELD: facing up to the extreme mental health pressures of conflict For those caught up in conflict situations, the trauma can lead to severe mental health problems. This is also the case for the humanitarian workers who are trying to help them....
18:52 2019-07-02

France vows to help Ukraine peace efforts PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to help Ukraine’s new president in his efforts to bring peace in the east of the country and in talking to Russia. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said during a visit to Paris on Monday that the only way to solve the conflict is the d...
20:26 2019-06-17

Ukraine hosts biggest ever gay pride parade Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching in a gay pride parade in Kiev on Sunday, the biggest and most peaceful ever in the former Soviet country....
15:13 2019-06-23

4 Killed As Military Helicopter Crashes In Ukraine A Ukrainian Soviet-designed military helicopter Mi-8 crashed late on Wednesday in western Ukraine, killing all four crew members, Ukrainian land forces said on Thursday....
07:52 2019-05-30

Ukraine holds its biggest ever Gay Pride parade Huge crowds, including Western diplomats, have marched through central Kyiv for the city's annual Gay Pride parade. Authorities deployed a heavy police contingent and National Guard members to protect the participants....
18:00 2019-06-23

Protesters tear down Zhukov bust in Ukraine MOSCOW (AP) — Protesters have torn down a towering bust of Soviet military hero Marshal Georgy Zhukov in Ukraine’s second-largest city. Destruction of the monument in Kharkiv on Sunday came amid protests by an array of far-right and nationalist groups against an organizing session for a new po...
18:39 2019-06-02

Kremlin ally says prisoner swap could be soon if Ukraine serious Ukraine and Russia could swap prisoners within a matter of days, including filmmaker Oleg Sentsov whom Moscow jailed on terrorism charges, if Kiev shows the necessary political will, a close Kremlin ally in Ukraine said....
19:26 2019-07-15

U.S. to send additional $250M in military aid to Ukraine Ukraine is to receive $250 million in military aid, some of it for lethal weapons, the U.S. Defense Department announced, bringing total U.S. security assistance to the country to $1.5 billion since 2014....
18:13 2019-06-19

Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelenskiy: 'We are all Ukrainians, we are all the same people' Ahead of the EU-Ukraine summit on July 8, the Ukrainian president tells DW that he is prepared to do everything he can to achieve peace in eastern Ukraine....
23:13 2019-07-05

Ukraine heating season gas storage at 11.5 bcm -Naftogaz Ukraine, which aims to store around 20 billion cubic metres (bcm) of gas for the 2019/20 heating season had reserves of 11.5 bcm as of June 1, state-run Naftogaz said on Tuesday....
10:39 2019-06-04

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as it continues to counter Russian-backed forces in its eastern provinces....
19:52 2019-06-20

Ukraine president on course for commanding win in parliamentary election Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party took a commanding lead in Sunday's snap parliamentary election, consolidating the power of the novice politician whose stunning rise has upended traditional politics in the war-scarred nation....
04:13 2019-07-22

Is Ukraine headed for a snap parliamentary election? Freshly sworn-in President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is seeking to capitalize on his popularity and cement his grip on power. But will his call for snap elections get him the support he needs in parliament?...
14:39 2019-05-21

Chernobyl to become official tourist attraction, Ukraine says Chernobyl, the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster which resulted in thousands of deaths, is to become an official tourist attraction, Ukraine's president has announced....
17:39 2019-07-11

New Ukraine Leader Calls Snap Election Ukraine’s new president called snap parliamentary elections as he sought greater authority to tackle a weak economy and a military conflict with Russia-backed separatists....
05:13 2019-05-22

Ukraine's new president commits to EU, NATO membership Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy intends to keep Ukraine "on the path of European and Euro-Atlantic integration." He also said he is ready to negotiate with Russia to end the war in Eastern Ukraine....
21:39 2019-06-04

Ukraine ex-president accused of taking key servers with him KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The office of Ukraine’s new president is accusing his predecessor of gutting out key computer equipment in a meeting room when he left office. Oleksandr Danylyuk, who was appointed chairman of the National Security and Defense Council on Tuesday, said he discovered that al...
15:00 2019-05-29

Temperatures soar to 102 degrees in Serbia as heatwave moves toward central, eastern Europe World Weather Attribution said that every heatwave occurring in Europe today "is made more likely and more intense by human-induced climate change."        ...
19:00 2019-07-02

Study Pinpoints Source of Banned Gas That Saps Ozone Layer: Eastern China An international team of researchers said Wednesday that two provinces in China were the source of most of the emissions of a banned gas that harms the ozone layer....
20:00 2019-05-22

Massive heat wave bakes central, eastern U.S., with sweaty night ahead A gargantuan heat wave hunkered down over the central and eastern United States on Saturday, sending residents to cooling centers and inflicting on Washington a heat index of 106 degrees F (41 C) with even steamier conditions in the forecast....
02:39 2019-07-21

PM Modi Accepts Putin Invite, To Be Main Guest At Eastern Economic Forum Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Bishkek and the two leaders reviewed all aspects of bilateral relations to further strengthen the strategic......
20:13 2019-06-13

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabilities in conflict situations and to ensure they have access to justice, basic services and unimpeded humanitarian assistance....
05:26 2019-06-21

Trudeau defends system for appointing judges after conflict of interest claims Trudeau's minister of intergovernmental and northern affairs is reportedly linked to five of the last six federally appointed judges in New Brunswick....
00:52 2019-07-05

Conflict and insecurity driving spread of diseases like Ebola, WHO chief warns Deadly outbreak is ‘global wake-up call’, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus tells GuardianThe head of the World Health Organization has called the world’s second worst Ebola outbreak a “global wake-up call” to the escalating risk of disease outbreaks spreading from conflict areas neglected by the intern...
23:00 2019-07-09

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit plan as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising discontent among members of her party and lawmakers....
18:00 2019-05-23

Japan's Abe warns of armed conflict amid soaring U.S.-Iran tension Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned of unintended clashes in the crisis-hit Middle East after meeting the Iranian president in Tehran on Wednesday, amid a brewing confrontation between Iran and the United States....
00:39 2019-06-13

G20 finance chiefs express concern over risks from 'intensified' trade conflict Group of 20 finance leaders on Sunday said that trade and geopolitical tensions have "intensified", raising risks to improving global growth, but they stopped short of calling for a resolution of a deepening U.S.-China trade conflict....
15:13 2019-06-09

Oil Tankers Attacked Again in Gulf of Oman, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict At least two tankers have been hit near where four tankers were damaged last month, according the Iranian news media and a shipping industry official....
11:52 2019-06-13

World hunger continues to rise due to conflict, climate change, says UN report Conflict, climate change and weak economic growth are leaving more people without enough to eat, a UN report warning of starvation and famine says. Most of the world's chronic hungry live in Asia and Africa....
18:13 2019-07-15

Tankers Attacked Again in Gulf of Oman, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict Two tankers have been hit, forcing their crews to abandon ship, near where four tankers were damaged last month. It was not clear who carried out the attacks....
16:26 2019-06-13

Maduro, Guaido envoys meet in Norway to work out Venezuela conflict The Venezuelan opposition has said President Nicolas Maduro used past negotiations to play for time and was not sincere about making concessions.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit pitch as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising discontent among members of her party and lawmakers....
19:52 2019-05-23

Trump’s consistent criticism of Iran pushes U.S. to point of potential conflict The president, who insists he wants to avoid a Middle East war, faces a difficult choice: step back to reduce tensions or act unilaterally and risk confrontation....
21:39 2019-06-15

Trump says he doesn't want war with Iran. Is John Bolton driving the US into a conflict anyway? The view that John Bolton is driving Trump into military confrontation with America's principal foe in the Middle East is spreading across the globe.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

ArcelorMittal's Ukraine mill says searched by security service The Ukrainian arm of the world's biggest steelmaker said on Saturday that the state security service had searched its plant in Kryvyi Rih, a week after new Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy criticized the management....
20:00 2019-07-20

Investigators Charge Four Suspects in MH17 Downing Over Ukraine International investigators have charged four suspects including a Russian former security-service colonel in the downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine in 2014 that sparked global outrage and adding momentum to the push for sanctions against Russia....
14:52 2019-06-19

Fin24.com | What if a comedian really became president? Ukraine now faces serious questions If there’s one thing Volodymyr Zelenskiy seems to have learned from playing a fictional Ukrainian president on television, it’s that you shouldn’t make any firm commitments if you want to gain power for real....
17:39 2019-05-21

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

4 suspects named in 2014 shootdown of MH17 over Ukraine Investigators on Wednesday named four suspects they say are responsible for the shootdown of a Malaysian Airlines flight five years ago over Ukraine....
19:00 2019-06-19

Parliament frustrates new Ukraine president's election reform Lawmakers dealt an early blow to Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to the electoral system ahead of a snap parliamentary election due in July....
17:13 2019-05-22

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine's president Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in Monday as the sixth president of Ukraine, vowing to achieve a ceasefire with Russian-backed separatists while announcing the disbandment of parliament....
17:13 2019-05-21

Ukraine investigates grenade attack on Kiev TV station Ukrainian authorities said on Saturday they were investigating an attack on a Kiev television station owned by an opposition election candidate, which caused damage but injured no one....
18:13 2019-07-13

The Latest: Ukraine’s president outlines main priorities Ukraine’s president, buoyed by an exit poll showing his party taking the largest share of votes in parliamentary elections, says fighting corruption and establishing peace in the war-wracked east will be the country’s top tasks...
21:39 2019-07-21

Ukraine Soldier Gets 24 Years In Prison For Journalist Deaths An Italian court on Friday sentenced a Ukrainian former national guard commander to 24 years in prison for the murder of a photographer and his translator in the early days of the conflict in eastern......
21:39 2019-07-12

Putin to meet pope in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Pope Francis on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders meet at the Vatican to discuss the crisis in their country, and amid speculation that the visit could be a prelude to the first trip by a pope to Russia....
00:52 2019-07-04

Thousands march in Ukraine’s largest ever Pride parade Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching in a gay pride parade in Kyiv on Sunday, the biggest and most peaceful ever in the former Soviet country....
17:52 2019-06-23

Ukraine: President Zelenskiy disbands parliament on inauguration day Volodymyr Zelenskiy has moved to disband parliament after being sworn in as the new president of Ukraine. The political novice is under pressure to deliver much-needed reforms after unseating incumbent Petro Poroshenko....
14:39 2019-05-21

Ukraine to rate Volodymyr Zelenskiy's Servant of the People The president's Servant of the People party looks set to come out on top in upcoming parliamentary elections. That could shake up Ukraine's political establishment, leading to an odd coalition and unfamiliar opposition....
04:52 2019-06-24

Party of Ukraine's president can win parliamentary majority: poll The new party set up by Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who took office last month, could win a majority in a parliamentary election due on July 21, an opinion poll showed on Friday....
11:13 2019-06-14

Ukraine Wants Chernobyl To Be Tourist Site. Experts Don't Agree The tourists first started flocking to Chernobyl nearly 10 years ago, when fans of the video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. wanted to see firsthand the nuclear wasteland they'd visited in virtual reality....
16:00 2019-07-13

The big picture: national pride flourishes amid war in Ukraine Mark Neville captures a moment full of symbolism on the fringes of the conflict in DonbassOver the past three years, London-based photographer Mark Neville has been travelling around Ukraine to work on several wide-ranging projects: one about holidaymakers in Odessa, another about people at worship,...
15:00 2019-05-21

Germany offers to support Ukraine, urges further reforms Germany's foreign minister says his country wants to offer Ukraine's newly elected president support, but is calling for further reforms in the corruption-plagued country....
10:52 2019-05-30

Fighting in Ukraine threatens water supply for 3.2 million A recent escalation of fighting in Eastern Ukraine is threatening access to safe water and sanitation for more than 3 million people, including 500,000 children, UNICEF warned on Wednesday, calling for "an immediate end to the indiscriminate shelling of vital civilian infrastructure."...
11:00 2019-07-04

Opinion: Ford's new Puma is a fresh take on the SUV The 'very European' new compact SUV could be the future of the family car The sense of excitement senior Ford people have for the Puma is clear. Ford has taken an admirably fresh look at the booming compact SUV market and decided that another scaled-down, old-school SUV is not the way of the future...
11:26 2019-06-28

Here's a Quick Way to Get Fresh Ginger Into Drinks Fresh ginger adds a vaguely spicy but surprisingly soothing note to food and beverages, but getting it into a drink usually involves making a syrup or—if you want a little funk—splashing in some brine. But if it’s pure, unsweetened, fresh ginger you’re after, all you need to do is grab your micropla...
21:39 2019-07-10

Rays vs. Orioles: Take the Under with these fresh pitchers The Baltimore Orioles-Tampa Bay Rays game Friday at Camden Yards is a mismatch and the money line shows that, but things are a bit tighter on the total even though there is a hot trend to take note of. All but two of Yonny Chirinos’ 12 starts this season have seen the total stay Under.......
22:39 2019-07-12

How to make fresh pasta – recipe Feel every inch the artisan with this uncomplicated recipe for fresh pasta. Just add sauceThough fresh pasta isn’t necessarily better than dried (it all depends on the sauce), you can’t beat the smug satisfaction that accompanies the silky, homemade stuff, whether scantily clad in a little sage butt...
15:52 2019-05-22

Is This Abandoned Beer Or Fresh Piss? ESPN hockey analyst Greg Wyshynski was on-hand for St. Louis’s stirring 3–2 overtime win over the dreaded Bruins in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final Wednesday night. Afterward, Wyshynski shot the following Blair Witch-style blurry video of two completely full cups of what he described as beer, tucked...
09:13 2019-05-30

Air quality worsens in eastern Alberta amid wildfires Saturday, advisory lifted in Calgary The thickest smoke on Saturday morning extended from northeastern British Columbia through eastern portions of Whitecourt, Drayton Valley, Red Deer and much of southern Alberta....
22:13 2019-06-01

A heat wave will scorch the central and eastern US this week. Here's how you can stay cool and survive The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for large swathes of the country where temperatures will reach triple digits this week.        ...
08:52 2019-07-18

Bucks vs Raptors live stream: how to watch 2019 NBA Eastern Conference Finals online In a way, a Milwaukee Bucks vs Toronto Raptors Eastern Conference Finals in the 2019 NBA postseason is exactly what we should have expected. They are the top two seeds after all. And you can watch the drama of the seven game series play out with this TechRadar Bucks vs Raptors NBA live stream guide....
20:52 2019-05-21

Myanmar shuts down internet in conflict areas as UN expert warns of potential abuses A top United Nations official has warned of "serious implications for human rights" in parts of Myanmar after the government shut down mobile data networks....
19:52 2019-06-27

Trump's Mideast envoy slams UN over 'Band-Aid' solutions to Israel-Palestinian conflict The Trump administration's chief negotiator for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict delivered a blunt message to the United Nations Security Council Wednesday, asserting that it is time “to move past Band-Aid solutions" and claiming that the U.N. agency to support Palestinian refugees had "failed" in i...
05:26 2019-05-23

A Long Simmering Conflict Takes Center Stage in the Supergirl Season 5 Trailer The larger Arrowverse is changing, and Kara Danvers along with it. In the first trailer for Supergirl’s upcoming fifth season that just dropped at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, the Girl of Steel is back and facing off against technology, a secret organization, and her own best friend.Read more......
15:26 2019-07-21

Five years after MH17 downing, airline conflict alert system remains patchy When Pakistan closed its airspace during conflict with India in February, Malaysia Airlines was not one of the carriers left scrambling to re-route flights because it had already done so two weeks earlier, the carrier's chief executive said....
11:26 2019-06-04

In Ukraine Snap Elections, New President Aims to Consolidate Power Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian who was elected in April, is seeking to strengthen his position by leading his party to control of the country’s Parliament....
19:39 2019-07-21

Ukraine's new president replaces Chief of the General Staff: decree Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday promoted Lieutenant General Ruslan Khomchak to be the Chief of the General Staff after sacking Viktor Muzhenko, a presidential decree said....
19:39 2019-05-21

Ukraine says transport organizer of missile that shot down MH-17 plane in jail Ukraine said on Wednesday a rebel who organized the trailer carrying the missile that shot down a Malaysian airliner in 2014 had been captured two years ago and was now serving a sentence in Ukraine....
18:52 2019-07-17

Ukraine president kicks official out of meeting over criminal record Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had a regional official expelled from a meeting broadcast live on television on Wednesday because of a past criminal record....
23:26 2019-07-10

Factbox: New Ukraine president picks top reformist, men with oligarch ties Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has appointed a mix of people to his core team, which includes a reformist former finance minister, men with ties to a controversial oligarch and people from his TV production company....
23:13 2019-05-31

Ukraine plans to make Chernobyl an official tourist attraction For your next vacation, why not go nuclear. The area surrounding Chernobyl — the location of the most devastating nuclear accident in history — will be turned into an official tourist site, a report said. The president of Ukraine signed a decree on Wednesday that will launch plans for walking trails...
04:13 2019-07-11

Ukraine: Zelenskiy's Servant of the People party vows 'radical changes' Ahead of Ukraine's parliamentary election, the party of newly elected President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has pledged to fight corruption and increase defense spending. Zelenskiy's new party is well ahead in polls....
02:13 2019-06-10

Investors Dodge Global Worries in Currencies of Egypt, Ukraine Investors are snapping up exotic currencies like the Egyptian pound and Ukrainian hryvnia as they seek assets with little correlation to global markets amid rising worries over growth and trade....
17:00 2019-06-20

Ukraine Plans Euro-Denominated Bond Issue This Week Ukraine is preparing to issue its first international bond under the administration of President Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian who was elected in April amid widespread discontent about corruption in the country, people familiar with the deal said....
20:52 2019-06-10

Ukraine’s New President Dissolves Parliament and Calls a Snap Election Volodymyr Zelensky wants to consolidate power with a Parliament led by his new political party. He said his first priority is ending a prolonged separatist conflict....
14:52 2019-05-21

Ukraine police officers arrested for murder in killing of five-year-old boy Two Ukrainian police officers were arrested on suspicion of murder on Tuesday, accused of fatally shooting a five-year-old boy while drunkenly firing weapons at cans and bottles in the courtyard of an apartment building, officials said....
15:52 2019-06-04

Full results of Ukraine reforms to take years to be seen: finance minister It will take years for the full effects of reforms to be seen in Ukraine, where the government is trying to cast off Soviet-era institutions while clamping down on corruption, Finance Minister Oksana Markarova said on Tuesday....
20:13 2019-07-02

Kyrgyzstan-born German sentenced for joining militants in Ukraine A German national has gotten a mild sentence after admitting to taking part in the east Ukraine conflict. He stayed with the pro-Russian rebels for two years, but exactly what he did in the conflict zone remains unclear....
16:26 2019-07-10

Ukraine Role Focuses New Attention on Giuliani’s Foreign Work A Ukrainian-Russian developer says he hired the former New York mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani to lobby. Mr. Giuliani says he never lobbied the U.S. government....
09:26 2019-07-01

Party of Ukraine's new president well ahead in parliamentary election race Servant of the People, the party of Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, has increased its large lead over rivals ahead of a snap parliamentary election due on July 21, an opinion poll showed on Wednesday....
14:39 2019-06-05

Ukraine’s leader disbands parliament, calls snap election Ukraine’s newly-sworn president orders to dissolve the nation’s legislature and call snap elections within two months, hoping to ride the wave of his electoral success to get his supporters into parliament...
18:00 2019-05-21

Artists use Ukraine president's candy wrappers for critical portrait As Ukraine heads in a presidential election on Sunday, two artists have created an unflattering portrait of incumbent Petro Poroshenko using sweet wrappers and bullet casings....
16:13 2019-05-21

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

Ukraine ready for peace, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy tells DW With conflict simmering in the east, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is hoping to secure a political solution to end a separatist insurgency. He told DW that he has the support of German Chancellor Angela Merkel....
11:00 2019-07-06

Ukraine parliament election may happen on July 21: presidential adviser Ukraine may hold a snap parliamentary election on July 21, an adviser to new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday after Zelenskiy held consultations with lawmakers....
17:39 2019-05-21

Ukraine hands President Zelenskiy's party a majority: polls Servant of the People — a new political party created by President Volodymyr Zelenskiy — has gained nearly half the vote in Sunday's parliamentary election. Experts say his party could "achieve a dominating position."...
01:39 2019-07-22

Pope Francis to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout from the schism between the Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox Churches. The Vatican confirmed the July 4 audien...
14:00 2019-06-06

Ex-Georgian leader Saakashvili stages triumphant return to Ukraine Former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili returned to Ukraine on Wednesday, greeted by cheering supporters and music at Kiev airport, after new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy restored his Ukrainian citizenship a year after he was deported....
19:26 2019-05-29

Top EU officials visit Kiev, pledge more aid for war-torn east Ukraine European Union leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker pledged support and financial assistance to conflict-riven Ukraine during a visit to Kiev on Monday while urging Russia to do more to bring peace to the Donbass region....
20:52 2019-07-08

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

| Trudeau promises support for Ukraine in wake of Russian 'aggression' Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau promised to support Ukraine in the wake of Russian "aggression", after a meeting with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky in Toronto....
01:00 2019-07-04

The Latest: Ukraine leader calls snap parliamentary election KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukraine’s politics (all times local): 6 p.m. Ukraine’s new president has signed a decree dissolving the parliament and calling a snap election in two months. Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced his intention to disband the legislature minutes after being swor...
17:52 2019-05-21

Apple's Got a Fresh Plan to Make HomeKit Actually Useful When it comes to smart home platforms, Apple HomeKit’s been sort of like the ugly stepchild. Smart home devices were much slower to adopt it than Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant, and even though it works well, it required a bit more research to make sure the devices you were buying specifically sup...
21:26 2019-06-03

| Fresh protests over disputed elections in Malawi Thousands of people gathered in the Malawian capital Lilongwe on Thursday to demonstrate against the re-election of President Peter Mutharika, which protestors say was due to fraud....
16:13 2019-07-05

Turning raw sewage into fresh water the organic way Beautiful, fragrant, alive may not be words immediately associated with sewage. That's where the Living Machine comes in. The waste water treatment system created in Scotland is now spreading around the world....
14:39 2019-05-21

Flacco hyped about fresh start: 'I've got a lot left' Joe Flacco, entering his first training camp with the Broncos after serving as the Ravens' starter, said he feels "like I can do a lot more than I've shown in my 11-year career."...
23:52 2019-07-18

‘CoD: Black Ops 4’ is getting a fresh batch of zombies on July 9th Zombies are on their way to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Activision announced today that "Operation: Apocalypse Z," a multiplayer-centric content pack that will conjure up game mode similar to the classic Zombies maps of previous games, will be coming......
03:52 2019-07-09

Mercedes-AMG GLC43 updated with more power and fresh looks 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 now develops 396bhp in both SUV and Coupé forms Mercedes-AMG has increased the output of the GLC43 4Matic SUV and GLC43 4Matic Coupe as part of a mid-life facelift for the two models. Originally launched in 2016, the BMW X3 M40i and X4 M40i rivals receive an updated version ...
03:13 2019-07-18

Albanians take to the streets calling for fresh election Violence erupted as thousands of Albanians protested for a snap election. The political crisis is seen as a threat to the country's aspirations of joining the European Union....
04:52 2019-06-03

Watch CNBC's full interview with Secretary Mike Pompeo on China and the Iran conflict Secretary Mike Pompeo joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the most pressing issues in geopolitical politics, specifically the trade war in China, the current U.S. conflict with Huawei, and the Trump Administration's positions on Iran....
18:26 2019-05-23

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistance and protection, and more than 5.6 million Syrians are living as refugees across the region....
14:52 2019-05-21

Myanmar: Conflict resolution at ‘total standstill’, military commanders must answer for crimes against humanity Myanmar’s military commanders must answer charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in a credible court, a United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar (FFM) said on Tuesday, urging the international community to cut off all financial and other support t...
14:39 2019-05-21

World Food Programme accesses Yemeni frontline district for first time since conflict began Amid the world’s largest humanitarian crisis still unfolding in Yemen, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has gained access to the rebel-held northern district of Nihm, for the first time since the war between Houthis and the Saudi-backed Government coalition escalated in 2015....
17:52 2019-05-31

Saudi Arabia united the Arab world against Iran. That means conflict could be one step closer King Salman of Saudi Arabia has pulled off in Mecca what many had thought unlikely -- getting 20 or so disparate Arab nations to unite in a common position against Iran. It is a milepost on a road that may yet lead to regional conflict....
01:26 2019-06-01

UN chief reaffirms commitment to untying ‘Gordian knot’ of Middle East conflict and instability Underlining the “enormous” opportunities for sustainable development and investment in the Middle East, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has reaffirmed the Organization’s deep engagement in a “surge of diplomacy for peace,” to “untie the Gordian knot of conflict and instability.”...
14:52 2019-05-21

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other countries are challenging China's assertions of sovereignty....
08:39 2019-06-01

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state: telco operator Myanmar authorities ordered telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region, where government troops are fighting ethnic rebels....
15:00 2019-06-22

How real is Iran threat? Democrats fear Trump administration using intel to justify conflict Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday briefed members of the House and Senate behind closed doors.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Nissan sees conflict of interest if Renault director joins reform teams: source Nissan Motor Co believes that attempts by Renault SA to place one of its directors on Nissan's planned governance reform committees may lead to a conflict of interest, a source with knowledge of the issue told Reuters on Monday....
06:39 2019-06-10

Ethics watchdog finds Ottawa MP Anita Vandenbeld guilty of conflict-of-interest violations An Ottawa member of Parliament violated conflict-of-interest rules when she asked voters to elect her husband to Ottawa city council last year, says Canada's ethics watchdog....
21:52 2019-07-10

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller asked the Security Council on Tuesday, the hard-hitting question: “Can’t this Council t...
19:26 2019-05-28

Rock star seeks to upstage comedian president in Ukraine vote Standing on stage in a black t-shirt, Ukrainian rock star Sviatoslav Vakarchuk turns to his massed ranks of fans and asks if they are fed up about how their country is run....
11:26 2019-07-08

Ukraine high court approves president’s early election order MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s constitutional court has ruled in favor of the president’s order to dissolve the parliament and call snap elections. Thursday’s ruling paves the way for elections to the Supreme Rada to be held on July 21, about four months ahead of schedule. President Volod...
20:26 2019-06-20

Ukraine president's party leads in parliament election on early counting President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party led Ukraine's snap parliamentary election on Sunday with a vote share of 41.52% in the party lists, the central election commission's website showed, after 10.29% of votes had been counted....
04:13 2019-07-22

Putin meets pope in shadow of Ukraine crisis, arrives late Russian President Vladimir Putin met Pope Francis on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican to discuss their country's crisis, and amid speculation that his visit could be a prelude to the first trip by a pope to Russia....
15:52 2019-07-04

Ukraine president holds contest for new 'highly moral' lawmaker candidates Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's team on Monday invited applications from members of the public to fight a snap election in July for his new Servant of the People party, betting they can wrench power from a discredited political class....
16:13 2019-05-27

Putin, Merkel and Macron discuss Ukraine in phone call: Kremlin President Vladimir Putin discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron in a phone call on Tuesday, the Kremlin said....
22:52 2019-05-21

Pope Francis and Putin meet at Vatican, discuss Syria, Ukraine A day before he is scheduled to meet with Ukranian Catholic leaders, Pope Frances welcomed Russian  President Vladimir Putin Thursday, speaking with him for just under an hour about a variety of issues....
23:39 2019-07-04

Reporter behind NY Times Biden-Ukraine story becomes Ukrainian president's spokeswoman A freelance reporter who helped break a story for The New York Times on former Vice President Joe Biden's questionable ties to Ukraine is now joining the new Ukrainian president's administration. ...
09:26 2019-06-04

Zelenskiy's party in spotlight as Ukraine holds snap parliament election Ukrainians vote in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday that could consolidate the power of new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and hand the novice politician a stronger mandate for driving change in the war-scarred nation....
05:52 2019-07-21

Ukraine's Russian-speaking president gives glimmer of hope to war-torn east In one of his first acts as Ukrainian president, comedian-turned-politician Volodymyr Zelenskiy held out a symbolic olive branch to people in Ukraine's mostly Russian-speaking Donbass region, by switching from Ukrainian to Russian....
18:52 2019-07-17

Ukraine election proves Canada’s support works — and must continue: ambassador "It's something which most Canadians take for granted but it's not something we take for granted in our part of the world," the Ukrainian ambassador said of free elections....
00:00 2019-07-01

With Memories Of MH17 Downing Over Ukraine, Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf Several international airlines said Friday that they had begun diverting flights to avoid some of the airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman, where Iran shot down a U.S. drone a day......
06:26 2019-06-22

El Chapo’s hopes of breathing fresh air squashed by judge Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman won’t be breathing fresh air anytime soon, a judge has ruled. Brooklyn federal court Judge Brian Cogan sided with prosecutors in his Monday decision, lampooning Guzman’s hopes for outdoor exercise and other prison comforts, such as earplugs and bottl...
04:13 2019-06-04

For a TV Editor, 500 New Shows a Year Require a Fresh Script Coverage is adapting to a flood of programming, and tools that Jeremy Egner relied on for “Game of Thrones” (hello, fan wikis!) are now being applied to other shows....
19:26 2019-06-27

China's Economy Shows Fresh Signs of Weakness Chinese economic data on industrial output and investment published Friday added to evidence of a slowdown that some economists said risks breaching the government’s 6% bottom line for growth, unless there is more stimulus....
15:26 2019-06-14

Coming off a loss yet still a champ, Max Holloway is starting fresh Max Holloway was among the guests on Tuesday's edition of Ariel Helwani's MMA Show, and he spoke about coming off a defeat as he prepares to defend his championship....
02:13 2019-05-29

Black Mirror is back for S5, but it might be running out of fresh ideas Enlarge / Anthony Mackie is a husband and father who finds himself caught up in a virtual reality game in "Striking Vipers," one of three new Black Mirror episodes. (credit: YouTube/Netflix) Netflix debuted the much-anticipated fifth season of its sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror last week, an...
18:39 2019-06-10

In Amazon vs. Walmart Delivery Battle, a Fresh Salvo Amazon said it has made more than 10 million products available for free one-day delivery to Prime members in the U.S., the latest salvo in a battle over speedier shipping speeds with rival Walmart....
17:13 2019-06-03

Mix Of Experienced, Fresh Faces In Naveen Patnaik's New Team The team of Naveen Patnaik, who will be sworn in as Odisha Chief Minister for a fifth consecutive term on Wednesday, is likely to be a mix of experienced and new faces, according to the BJD lawmakers......
01:00 2019-05-29

U.S. Farmers See More Trouble in Fresh Mexico Tariff Threat Farm groups warned the White House against proposed new tariffs on Mexico, predicting they could trigger retaliatory trade actions from Mexico and again impede exports to one of the top markets for U.S. crops and meat....
04:39 2019-06-01

Tennis: Barty looking forward to fresh start on grass Newly-crowned French Open champion Ashleigh Barty is looking forward to a fresh start as she gets ready to begin her build-up to Wimbledon on Birmingham's grasscourts next week....
22:13 2019-06-14

Renault-FCA deal unleashes fresh uncertainties on Nissan Renault's looming tie-up with Fiat Chrysler potentially puts Nissan in a tight spot in terms of influence, management and even product planning within its alliance with the French automaker....
10:00 2019-05-27

Bruce Arena and New England Revolution look to each other for a fresh start Arena, after the greatest failure of a hugely successful coaching career, takes on the challenge of reviving a franchise that has been left behind in modern MLS....
21:00 2019-05-24

Lonzo excited for 'fresh start' with Zion, Pelicans In the wake of being traded from the Lakers, Lonzo Ball told ESPN on Saturday that he's ready to "show people what I can do" as a member of the Pelicans....
07:52 2019-07-14

Google unveils a fresh new look for Search on mobile devices Google unveiled a new look and feel today for the way it presents Google Search results on mobile, and the update has been regarded in a few corners now as somewhat News Feed-like. It’s easy to see why that’s the case, as the search giant’s changes include putting emphasis on a web...
03:13 2019-05-23

"Feel Very Well," Says Angela Merkel After Fresh Trembling Spell German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted she was "very well", despite suffering her third trembling spell in less than a month on Wednesday that revived questions about her health....
16:26 2019-07-10

Video shows blaze rip through Croatia’s Fresh Island Two years ago there was the Fyre Festival. This week there’s the on-fire festival. Hundreds of people were sent fleeing from a festival on a Croatian island when a forest fire broke out Monday night near the venue on Zrce Beach, the Guardian reported. Organizers of the three-day musical event,...
02:26 2019-07-17

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on international peace and security, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council during a high-level debate on Tuesday....
15:52 2019-05-21

Stronger partnerships with post-conflict countries needed to ensure ‘path towards durable peace’: UN chief As UN missions are drawn down and eventually closed, stronger partnerships are needed to ensure that countries recovering from conflict can transition successfully to a phase of durable peace and development, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday....
02:39 2019-07-19

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said on Tuesday. ...
21:00 2019-05-21

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in armed conflict. The aim is to encourage countries to fulfil their obligations, take action to step up prevention, and tackle the issue earlier, so that u...
21:13 2019-06-11

G20 finance leaders express concern over ‘intensified’ trade conflict, stop short of calling for resolution Group of 20 finance leaders on Sunday said that trade and geopolitical tensions have "intensified," raising risks to improving global growth, but they stopped short of calling for a resolution of a deepening U.S.-China trade conflict....
01:39 2019-06-10

Party of Ukraine's president leads opinion poll ahead of July vote The new party set up by Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who took office last month, could win the most seats in a parliamentary election due on July 21, an opinion poll showed on Wednesday....
18:00 2019-06-19

Open audition: Ukraine's comedian president invites citizens to run in July poll A comedian and entrepreneur, 29-year-old Roman Hryshchuk had only been in politics for a few weeks when he found himself in front of a semicircle of voters in a park in western Kiev, fielding questions from a testy audience....
11:13 2019-07-12

Zelenskiy seeks broader mandate as Ukraine holds snap parliament election Ukrainians voted in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday that is expected to strengthen President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's hold on power, handing the novice politician a broader mandate for driving change in a nation at war....
17:52 2019-07-21

Ukraine’s New President Signs Decree to Dissolve Parliament and Calls for Snap Election (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s new president on Tuesday ordered the dissolution of the nation’s legislature and called a snap election in two months, hoping to ride the wave of his electoral success to get his supporters into parliament. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a 41-year-old comedian who...
18:52 2019-05-21

Ghaziabad Woman Who Died In Accident Gives Fresh Lease Of Life To Others Several people got a new lease of life after receiving organs of a 56-year-old woman, including her heart that was sent to a hospital in south Delhi for transplant for a man, through a green corridor......
18:39 2019-06-17

Caster Semenya files fresh appeal over testosterone ruling Olympic champion Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the Swiss Supreme Court after losing her case against a controversial IAAF ruling which would force her to lower her testosterone levels....
05:13 2019-05-30

Get up to £120 in pre-paid credit cards with BT's fresh fibre broadband deals With Amazon Prime Day now just a few days away, we've kicked into full deals hunter mode and we've just spotted an absolute bargain from BT. Offering up fast fibre speeds with a £100+ reward - BT's making it hard to say no. Obviously, while we love a good freebie, the most impor...
15:39 2019-07-12

Stocks, Bond Yields Start the Week With Fresh Declines Global markets dropped along with bond yields as investors continued to digest the impact of President Trump’s threat to introduce fresh tariffs on imports from Mexico....
11:26 2019-06-03

US accuses Syrian government of fresh chemical weapon attack State department says it will respond ‘quickly and appropriately’ if use of chlorine is provenThe US says it has seen signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in the north-west, warning that Washington and its allies would respond if t...
10:13 2019-05-22

Daimler in fresh profit warning over Dieselgate, faulty airbags The Mercedes-Benz manufacturer has slashed its outlook for 2019 for the second time in weeks due to the emissions-cheating scandal. Slower growth in several auto markets also prompted the warning....
20:13 2019-07-12

Google declutters its news tab on desktop search pages with a fresh look The News tabon Google’s search results pages is a pretty big deal when you’re trying to keep up with the world: for many people, it’s their quickest way to find news stories on topics they’re interested in. The search giant is now revamping this section on desktop – where it looks cluttered and hard...
06:00 2019-07-12

Fresh Chargesheets Against Gautam Khaitan For Holding Undisclosed Assets The Income-Tax Department has filed four fresh chargesheets against lawyer Gautam Khaitan, an accused in the multi-crore VVIP chopper deal scam, on charges of tax evasion and possession of undisclosed......
13:26 2019-06-11

Turnout at France's 'yellow vest' protest hits fresh low The number of "yellow vest" demonstrators marching against high living costs in France dwindled on Saturday following several weeks of waning turnout, more than six months into the protests against President Emmanuel Macron....
02:39 2019-06-02

Rise of smaller rivals throws up fresh challenge to bitcoin Bitcoin's weathered hacks, heists, booms and busts to reign as the king of cryptocurrencies through its first decade. But now there's a fresh challenge to its dominance of the fledgling market: some 2,000 smaller digital coins....
14:13 2019-06-11

Fresh Advisory Issued On Visiting Sri Lanka In Aftermath Of Bombings The external affairs ministry on Tuesday issued a fresh advisory asking citizens travelling to Sri Lanka to be careful and vigilant in view of last month's bombings in which over 250 people were......
16:26 2019-05-28

Trade Tension Deals Tractor Makers a Fresh Blow U.S. farm-equipment makers already contending with a five-year downturn in the agricultural economy face new threats from the U.S. trade spat with China and higher costs for steel and components used to build their machines because of tariffs....
21:52 2019-05-27

Unlocked Moto G7 Power with 4GB RAM drops below $200 in fresh Woot deal The smartphone with the best battery life in the world right now (according to our in-depth testing) typically costs $250 unlocked in the US, but for a limited time, the Moto G7 Power can be purchased from Woot at $197.99 brand-new. That may not sound like an earth-shattering discount... until you r...
13:13 2019-06-17

Fresh calls for inquiry into Murray-Darling Basin plan Huge sums of money are being wasted with no guarantee more water is reaching the environment, former commissioner warnsThere are renewed calls for an independent commission of inquiry into the management of water flows in the Murray-Darling Basin with scientists warning billions have been spent with...
09:39 2019-07-09

Italy seeks fresh migrant clampdown as more boats arrive Italy's government plans to throw more resources into its fight against boat migrants, an official said on Tuesday, as the number of new arrivals gathers speed, putting pressure on Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
10:39 2019-07-10

Fresh Nuclear Deal With Iran Is "A Possibility To Happen", Says Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks......
16:39 2019-05-27

The new Xbox Game Bar adds a fresh layer to gaming on Windows 10 The Xbox features in Windows 10 have been fairly simple, with quick tools for capturing game footage and sharing it. That's changing today, just after the launch of the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. Now, the Xbox Game Bar includes extra overlay options for social features, audio, Spotify and...
06:13 2019-05-23

"Trust Vote By End Of Day": Karnataka Governor Sets Fresh Deadline Karnataka's Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition has received a new deadline from the governor to prove majority by the end of the day, after it ignored the first deadline of 1:30 pm. The coalition......
13:13 2019-07-19

Bruce Arena and New England Revolution seek a fresh start in each other Arena, after the greatest failure of a hugely successful coaching career, takes on the challenge of reviving a franchise that has been left behind in modern MLS....
21:00 2019-05-24

London F1 race bid prompts fresh Silverstone British GP concern The escalating prospect of a Formula 1 race in London has prompted fresh concern for Silverstone amid its negotiation of a new British Grand Prix deal...
14:39 2019-06-29

Renault-FCA merger plan unleashes fresh uncertainties on Nissan Renault's looming tie-up with Fiat Chrysler potentially puts Nissan in a tight spot in terms of influence, management and even product planning within its alliance with the French automaker....
12:26 2019-05-27

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 11: Fresh Start Worship ‘Mention’ I listen to a lot of music, from hip-hop to country to rock ’n roll to even Celtic (seriously, some of that harp work jams ... on the one), but when I need to hear something that digs into my soul, I go straight for gospel, and more specifically, praise and worship....
20:26 2019-06-11

At G-20, Trump Seeks Fresh Start With Putin After End of Mueller Inquiry President Trump’s advisers hope to use the session to pivot the relationship toward arms control, a paradoxical priority given the administration’s recent moves to dismantle treaties....
20:26 2019-06-27

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday.  ...
21:26 2019-06-12

Ripple effect of sexual violence in conflict threatens ‘collective security’, stains ‘our common humanity’, says UN chief  Sexual violence in conflict is a “threat to our collective security” and a “stain on our common humanity”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, on Wednesday. ...
18:39 2019-06-19

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on conflict prevention; 5-year-old Congolese boy is first to die from Ebola in Uganda; Sudanese protestors' rights baffled; the decline of foreign investm...
00:13 2019-06-13

UN chief pays tribute to Egypt’s role in avoiding ‘dramatic’ escalation in conflict across the Gaza-Israel border UN Secretary-General António Guterres has paid tribute to the role played by Egypt in helping to avoid a “dramatic” escalation of violence in Gaza over recent months, as tensions grew over Palestinian protests at the border, Hamas rocket attacks, and reprisal airstrikes by Israel....
14:52 2019-05-21

‘Continuing absence’ of political solution to Israel-Palestine conflict ‘undermines and compounds’ UN efforts to end wholesale crisis The UN is “continuing to address the humanitarian, economic and political crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory” but efforts are continually undermined by the lack of any political progress towards a two-State solution, said the head of UN Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) on Monday....
14:52 2019-05-21

Ukraine president vows anti-corruption drive, says people tired of waiting for better life New Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday used his first trip to North America to promise a sweeping anti-corruption drive, saying his people were fed up of waiting for a better life....
04:00 2019-07-03

Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff Volodymyr Zelenskiy has named Andriy Bogdan as head of his presidential administration. The lawyer has ties to one of Ukraine's richest men and a former president. Zelenskiy also set a date for snap elections....
04:26 2019-05-22

Ukraine Ex-President Accused of Ripping Out Sensitive Servers From Situation Room Before Leaving Office The staff of Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelensky made a curious discovery several days after the administration began its term—a situation room where the president meets to discuss national security affairs was void of any equipment. Read more......
05:13 2019-05-30

Ukraine’s new president signs decree to disband parliament, calls snap parliamentary election KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s new president signs decree to disband parliament, calls snap parliamentary election. The post Ukraine’s new president signs decree to disband parliament, calls snap parliamentary election appeared first on LEX18.com....
17:52 2019-05-21

Ukraine leader calls on anti-graft bodies to probe subsidies to poultry producer Ukraine's President called on Thursday for anti-corruption bodies to investigate how the country's leading agriculture company MHP SE received substantial subsidies from the state budget....
14:26 2019-07-18

Democrats to launch fresh push to counter foreign interference in elections The campaign took on new resonance Wednesday after President Trump said he would be willing to take dirt on a political opponent from a foreign government....
06:00 2019-06-14

Croatia’s Fresh Island festival evacuated as massive fire breaks out "The safety of everyone at the festival is our utmost priority, and we appreciate everyone's patience during this time," a statement from the Fresh Island festival read....
20:00 2019-07-16

Fresh mountain smog? 96% of national parks have hazardous air quality – study Report finds popular parks such as Yosemite and Joshua Tree have pollution at levels that threaten visitors and wildlifeSign up for the This Land is your Land newsletter to get monthly updates on the threat to America’s public lands.Millions of tourists will head out into America’s national parks th...
05:39 2019-05-22

Budget 2019: 2% Interest Subvention For GST-Registered MSMEs On Fresh Loans The Finance Minister also announced that pension benefits will be offered to three crore shop owners with annual turnovers less than Rs 1.5 crore under a new scheme titled Pradhan Mantri Man Dhan......
12:26 2019-07-05

'Delay is not withdrawal': Hong Kong protesters vow to push on with fresh rally Chief executive’s suspension of work on extraditions bill rejected by protest leaders as not enoughProtesters are preparing to flood Hong Kong’s streets again on Sunday over the postponed extradition bill, calling for a full retraction of the legislation amid fears authorities could resume efforts t...
07:13 2019-06-16

Fresh Tender System For Vande Bharat Express After "Favouritism Charges" After the production of the third Vande Bharat Express unit virtually stopped over allegations of favouritism in the tendering process of the first train set, the Railways Tuesday said it has......
18:26 2019-07-16

May Faces Calls to Quit Amid Fresh Brexit Revolt and a Resignation Britain’s prime minister is confronting a ferocious backlash over her latest proposals for leaving the European Union, including the resignation of a key cabinet member....
02:01 2019-05-23

Spain sees tourist arrivals hitting fresh record this summer The number of international visitors to Spain is expected to break a record this summer, marking the seventh straight year of new highs, Industry Minister Reyes Maroto said on Wednesday....
13:52 2019-07-03

| Disgraced footballer kick-starts fresh #MeToo debate in Egypt Egyptian footballer Amr Warda, accused of rampant sexual harassment, has been reinstated for the Africa Cup of Nations amid a heated debate about women's rights....
04:00 2019-07-01

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following......
18:52 2019-06-23

Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas sickens at least 62 people in 8 states, CDC says Dozens of people in eight U.S. states have been infected with a strain of salmonella after eating fresh papayas imported from Mexico, according to federal health officials....
17:39 2019-06-30

Thousands rally in Hong Kong in fresh protests against extradition bill Thousands braved thunderstorms in Hong Kong on Tuesday for a fresh wave of protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial, but the Chinese-ruled city's leader said she would not back down....
18:26 2019-06-11

Frank Lampard offers fresh Chelsea chances to Drinkwater and Batshuayi • New manager will give pair an opportunity in pre-season• Álvaro Morata to leave for Atlético Madrid in permanent dealFrank Lampard will give Danny Drinkwater and Michy Batshuayi the opportunity to resurrect their Chelsea careers should they impress in pre-season, though the Europa League winners d...
23:52 2019-07-05

Hong Kong gears up for fresh protests, strikes as anger boils over Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, even as the city's leader vowed on Tuesday to push ahead with the bill....
07:13 2019-06-11

Israel faces fresh poll as Netanyahu fails to form government Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline....
10:26 2019-05-30

Upcoming Hearthstone Expansion Will Bring Fresh Mechanics And Resurrect Some Classics New expansion season has rolled around yet again for Hearthstone. With the “Saviors of Uldum” set, coming August 6, Blizzard’s digital card game is bringing game-changing area-of-effect spells, minions that resummon after dying, and powerful Quest cards that offer a new Hero Power once certain requi...
22:39 2019-07-04

Hong Kong: thousands gather for fresh protest against extradition bill Sit-in outside Legislative Council offices is fourth demonstration in two weeks in the citySmall crowds of demonstrators, most of them young, gathered in central Hong Kong on Friday morning for their fourth protest in two weeks, to demand the government withdraw a controversial extradition law and h...
06:39 2019-06-21

Conan Unconquered Is A Real Time Strategy Game Without Any Fresh Ideas Of Its Own If you were to ask Conan Unconquered, “What is best in life?” it might say back “To effectively manage your resources, build big walls, and hear the lamentations of your enemies when they see there’s another wall right behind the first big wall.”...
23:39 2019-05-30

Walmart 'concerned' U.S. tariffs will raise Mexican fresh produce prices Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon said on Friday the retailer was concerned that fresh produce prices would rise if tariffs are placed on imports from Mexico....
00:00 2019-06-08

Fresh Hong Kong protest ends peacefully with demands unmet HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong have ended their overnight siege of police headquarters peacefully, disappointed that their demands for the territory’s leader to formally withdraw a contentious extradition bill and police to apologize for heavy handed tactics are unmet. By daybreak Sa...
04:00 2019-06-22

Yemen's Houthis, in tit-for-tat, launch fresh attacks against Saudi Abha airport Yemen's Houthi group carried out new drone strikes on a Saudi airport on Friday after a series of air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition against the capital Sanaa, residents and both sides of Yemen's war said....
05:00 2019-06-14

Trump faces fresh sexual assault allegation – live updates Journalist E Jean Carroll alleges assault took place 23 years ago in a dressing room of the Bergdorf Goodman department store in New York 6.40pm BST Prominent African American lawmakers are rallying to the defense of Joe Biden amid criticism over comments the former vice president made about working...
19:52 2019-06-21

Coach Brings Fresh Ideas to Nadal’s 39th Match With Federer Ahead of a Friday semifinal at the French Open, Carlos Moyá explained the challenges Rafael Nadal has faced in recent years and how, like Roger Federer, he had revived his career....
20:00 2019-06-06

Prosecutors drop Flint water charges, promise fresh investigation DETROIT — Prosecutors dropped all criminal charges Thursday against eight people in the Flint water crisis and pledged to start from scratch the investigation into one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in U.S. history....
23:00 2019-06-14

Jon Stewart has some fresh fire for lawmakers who blocked a bill supporting 9/11 first responders Four years after leaving The Daily Show—and his default pulpit as one of the last generally trustworthy, moral voices in American political commentary—Jon Stewart has been extremely careful about the ways he’s spent his cultural cachet. (Okay, mostly.) Even when popping up to joke around with his ol...
03:52 2019-07-18

Walmart 'concerned' U.S. tariffs will raise Mexico fresh produce prices Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon said on Friday the retailer was concerned that fresh produce prices would rise if tariffs are placed on imports from Mexico....
22:26 2019-06-07

Fresh off tough losses, Moicano and Korean Zombie aim to move forward Renato Moicano fell short of a title shot last time out. Chan Sung Jung was stopped with one second to go. Both main event fighters in Saturday's UFC Fight Night have something to overcome....
17:26 2019-06-21

This Fresh Adaptation Of Jane Austen's Sanditon Is About To Become Your Next Period Drama Obsession A first look at the upcoming drama shows Rose Williams as spirited young heroine Charlotte Heywood, staring out at the ocean like a member of the Monterey 5...
19:39 2019-06-27

Facebook Removes a Fresh Batch of Iran-Linked Fake Accounts Outside researchers tipped Facebook off that a social media network was pushing Iranian interests, posing as journalists, and even impersonating politicians....
21:52 2019-05-28

Angela Merkel Active, Healthy After Fresh Trembling Spell: Germany The German government insisted Friday that Chancellor Angela Merkel was in robust health, after a second episode of uncontrolled shaking sparked concerns about the wellbeing of the EU's......
14:52 2019-06-28

Hong Kong protesters smash windows at legislature in fresh chaos Protesters used a metal trolley to try to storm Hong Kong's Legislative Council building on Monday and smashed windows in a fresh wave of demonstrations that have plunged the Chinese-ruled city into political turmoil....
10:13 2019-07-01

Fresh Bill To Outlaw "Triple Talaq" In Parliament Today: 10 Points A fresh bill to make instant Muslim divorce or "triple talaq" illegal, which got stalled in the upper house of parliament and lapsed, is expected to be introduced in the Lok Sabha today. The Muslim......
08:26 2019-06-21

Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas from Mexico has sickened 62 people A salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas imported from Mexico has sickened 62 people in eight states, according to the CDC.       ...
07:52 2019-07-02

Dutch probe to charge 4 suspects with murder in 2014 shootdown of Malaysian Flight MH17 over Ukraine After a five-year probe, Dutch-led investigators charged four suspects with murder in the shootdown of Malaysian flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014.        ...
19:00 2019-06-19

Dutch probe to charge 4 suspects with murder in 2014 shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine After a five-year probe, Dutch-led investigators charged four suspects with murder in the shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014.        ...
02:39 2019-06-20

Fresh Protests Force Hong Kong to Postpone Extradition Bill Debate Thousands of demonstrators poured into the streets surrounding Hong Kong’s legislature Wednesday morning, choking major thoroughfares with barricades and human chains, and prompting the government to abruptly postpone a planned debate over a divisive extradition law. The mass turnout led the p...
05:52 2019-06-12

ARM supply halt deals fresh blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei British chip designer ARM halted relations with Huawei to comply with a U.S. blockade of the company, potentially crippling the Chinese telecom company's ability to make new chips for its future smartphones....
08:26 2019-05-23

Hong Kong on security alert as thousands march in fresh wave of protests Tens of thousands marched in sweltering heat in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong on Sunday as anti-government protests show no signs of let-up, with anger over an extradition bill morphing into a fresh front against what many see as an erosion of freedoms....
12:00 2019-07-21

Authentic, Fresh and Flavourful, The Pasta Bowl Company's New Menu Is A Summery Surprise The Pasta Bowl's latest summer menu is an exquisite potpourri of antipasti, pastas, fresh salads, garnishes, and a unique mix of innovative Italian dishes made with a hearty blend of Italian spices......
17:13 2019-05-30

Theresa May Faces Growing Calls to Quit Amid Fresh Brexit Revolt Britain’s prime minister is confronting a ferocious backlash over her latest proposals on leaving the European Union, with patience diminishing in her party and her cabinet....
20:39 2019-05-22

'Fresh Off the Boat' actor Randall Park isn’t mad at Constance Wu for being frustrated at the show’s renewal “Fresh Off the Boat” star Randall Park says there are no hard feelings with his co-star, Constance Wu, after she publicly declared she was upset about the comedy’s Season 6 renewal at ABC....
17:00 2019-06-14

UPDATE 2-Walmart 'concerned' U.S. tariffs will raise Mexican fresh produce prices Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon said on Friday the retailer was concerned that fresh produce prices would rise if tariffs are placed on imports from Mexico....
22:26 2019-06-07

Fresh Light Illuminates Brilliant Medieval Fresco Incarcerated For Centuries in Rome A letter from 1965 alerted a curious historian to the existence of an interesting painting that was hidden in one of Rome’s many churches.  ...
21:00 2019-07-03

In Portland, a Punch and a Milkshake Rumor Feed a Fresh Round of Police Criticism Protests that left a journalist injured led to a conservative outcry against the Portland police — and claims that some milkshakes tossed in the melee were laced with cement....
10:39 2019-07-02

Ferrari present fresh evidence in bid to overturn Canadian Grand Prix result Max Verstappen has backed Sebastian Vettel in the ongoing row over the Canadian Grand Prix, with Ferrari pushing to have the result overturned 48 hours ahead of the next race....
13:39 2019-06-21

Bodies Of Nanda Devi Climbers Sink Deeper In Snow With Fresh Avalanches Bodies of mountaineers, who went missing on way to the Nanda Devi East peak in Uttarakhand, will have to be dug out as they have sunk deeper under snow with fresh avalanches witnessed in the area....
04:00 2019-06-16

Hong Kong leader defiant as city gears up for fresh protests, strikes Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, even as the city's leader vowed on Tuesday to push ahead with the bill....
06:26 2019-06-11

Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh Cavi papayas from Mexico has sickened 71 people A salmonella outbreak linked to fresh Cavi papayas from Mexico has sickened 71 people in eight states, according to the CDC and FDA.       ...
08:39 2019-07-06

Treasury Yields Fall to Fresh 2019 Lows After Weak Jobs Data U.S. government bond yields fell to fresh 2019 lows after the Labor Department said the economy added fewer jobs in May than economists had expected....
16:39 2019-06-07

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria vaccine in Malawi, thousands seeking shelter in Libya’s capital as fighting continues, concerns in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after the attac...
18:13 2019-05-21

'Dangerous' heat wave to scorch central, eastern US this week The hottest weather of the summer is poised to spread across much of the central and then eastern US over the next several days.        ...
22:26 2019-07-16

Trump blasts Paul Ryan as 'weak, ineffective & stupid' in fresh attack on ex-Speaker President Donald Trump unloaded on former House Speaker Paul Ryan for the second time in three days Saturday, mocking him as a "Lame Duck" and chiding his leadership style as "ineffective" and "stupid."...
06:39 2019-07-14

Donald Trump denies a fresh accusation of sexual assault from New York magazine columnist Donald Trump has denied allegations made by a New York-based advice columnist that he sexually assaulted her in a department store dressing room in the mid-1990s....
16:26 2019-06-22

Nemaska Lithium eyes fresh steps to raise capital for Quebec project -executive Nemaska Lithium Inc may issue new shares, take on new debt or sell assets as it hunts for fresh capital to build a lithium project in Quebec, executive Wanda Cutler said on Wednesday....
22:00 2019-06-12

In Libya, Guterres ‘deeply concerned’ by risk of fresh military confrontation, urges restraint The UN chief has expressed his deep concern by the reported advance of forces based in the east, towards the Libyan capital, Tripoli, declaring that “there is no military solution” to restoring peace and stability to the country....
14:52 2019-05-21

Fresh protests erupt as Hong Kong braces for annual rally to mark handover Hundreds of protesters faced off with riot police early on Monday, the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule, ahead of an annual rally that is expected to draw huge crowds amid widespread anger over a controversial extradition bill....
03:26 2019-07-01

GRAINS-Planting delays, rain forecast spark fresh rally in corn, soy, wheat U.S. corn futures surged 2.7 percent to their highest levels in nearly two years on Tuesday, supported by planting delays across key growing areas of the U.S. Midwest following heavy rains, traders said....
19:52 2019-05-28

Indian Cooking Hacks: How To Make Creamy, Fresh Paneer At Home (Watch Video) Cottage cheese or paneer is the preferred protein-rich food of the health freaks due to its high protein quality and low calorie count. Here's how you can make it at home!...
16:13 2019-07-02

Hong Kong’s Leader Says Extradition Bill to Go Ahead Prompting Calls for Fresh Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Monday she will not scrap a contentious extradition plan or step down from her position, following a massive protest that gripped the city over the weekend. Speaking from the Legislative Council where hours earlier police and holdout protesters had clashed ov...
14:52 2019-06-10

Chickpeas and fresh herbs make this brown rice salad a satisfying summer star Overview Ingredients Steps Overview More often than not, when I offer a recipe in this spot that deploys white rice as a main ingredient, readers respond with: Can I use brown rice instead? The answer’s not as simple as the question. Research shows there are health benefits and more nutrients to be ...
08:52 2019-07-03

Hong Kong police fire tear gas to disperse protesters in fresh wave of clashes Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters late on Sunday in the latest wave of violence to roil the financial center, hours after a largely peaceful rally against a now-suspended extradition bill that has plunged the city into chaos....
17:52 2019-07-21

Opinion: Union Berlin are good for football in Berlin and eastern Germany The cult club from Köpenick have been promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time in their history. In an age of rampant commercialization, Union Berlin are proof that there is another way, writes DW's Matt Ford....
18:52 2019-05-28

Libya coast guard rescues 290 migrants off eastern coast of Tripoli Libya's coast guard rescued 290 migrants clinging to inflatable rafts on Friday in two operations near the capital Tripoli, a naval forces spokesman said....
08:39 2019-05-24

Rain Briefly Backs Off Tuesday We saw a few nice breaks in the action over the weekend but overall sustained repeated rounds of showers, storms and at times, torrential rain. The general 1″-3″ forecast from last week held but there were pockets of 4″-6″ in areas hit repeatedly by heavy rain. A cold front s...
10:39 2019-06-10

| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morgan Tsvangirai, the party says....
18:01 2019-05-27

Severe Threat Backs Off But We’re Still Unsettled Our midweek round of strong to severe storms faded early Thursday morning but we’re not done with active weather. The combination of a cold front stalling out across the Ohio River Valley and an approaching upper low will keep scattered showers and storms firing the rest of the week and into t...
10:52 2019-06-06

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres in Kenya, Prisoners sick in Iran, #GlobalGoals, Myanmar, Ukraine updates, and new space partnership This Wednesday’s UN top stories are: latest global terror warnings; political prisoners denied health access in Iran; high-level discussions on Sustainable Development Goals; continued abuse of Rohingya in Myanmar; Odessa killings in Ukraine; and partnering with NASA....
00:52 2019-07-11

Fresh Island Festival in Croatia evacuated over massive fire; Tyga's performance canceled Tyga's performance at Fresh Island Festival in Croatia's was abruptly canceled Monday after a massive fire forced concertgoers to evacuate Zrće beach.        ...
10:39 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Nemaska Lithium eyes fresh steps to raise capital for Quebec project -executive Nemaska Lithium Inc may issue new shares, take on new debt or sell assets as it hunts for fresh capital to build a lithium project in Quebec that faces cost overruns of more than $300 million, head of investor relations Wanda Cutler said on Wednesday....
22:00 2019-06-12

Adam Lallana's new Liverpool role brings fresh battle after two years of injury hell The disappointment of two consecutive injury-hit seasons might have been easier to take for Adam Lallana had they not also featured the loss of several routes to regular football....
10:52 2019-07-17

UPDATE 3-U.S. court rejects environmental assessment for Enbridge pipeline in fresh blow to Canadian oil sector A Minnesota court ruled on Monday that Enbridge Inc's environmental impact statement for replacement of its Line 3 oil pipeline is inadequate, raising the possibility of further delays....
21:00 2019-06-03

Arcia delivers late, Brewers add on in win over D-backs Orlando Arcia hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning to decide a duel between pitchers Zach Davies and Merrill Kelly, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1       ...
10:52 2019-07-19

Peralta’s hit gives D-Backs 3-2 win, stops Dodgers streak PHOENIX (AP) — Jarrod Dyson hit a tying double in the eighth inning with the help of Chase Field’s new artificial turf, David Peralta had a winning single in the 11th, and the Arizona Diamondbacks slowed the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 3-2 win Wednesday that avoided a three-game sweep. The two-...
04:39 2019-06-06

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger Sprint and T-Mobile US on Monday will announce a series of changes to their $26 billion deal, while U.S. regulators are expected to announce agreement on the conditions necessary to approve the merger, sources said....
16:52 2019-05-21

France’s Macron backs Merkel for EU post – if she wants it GENEVA (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union’s executive body. The French leader said Tuesday the EU “needs someone strong” at the helm of the European Commission but that he ...
23:26 2019-06-11

Facebook Backs Away From the Hard Sell on Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
13:52 2019-05-23

BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over Trump administration detention policies....
04:13 2019-07-13

France’s Macron backs Merkel for EU post - if she wants it French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be head of the European Union’s executive body...
23:00 2019-06-11

Trump backs down on US census citizenship question US President Donald Trump has abandoned his bid to put a controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, after outrage from civil rights groups. However, he vowed he would find a way to count immigrants in the US....
13:26 2019-07-12

Lamb hits first HR in more than a year, D-backs top Rockies Jake Lamb hit his first home run in more than a year and Robbie Ray threw six strong innings to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-2 win over the Colorado Rockies       ...
15:52 2019-07-07

Boost for Boeing as BA owner backs grounded 737 MAX jet Boeing won a major vote of confidence at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday as British Airways owner IAG signed a letter of intent to buy 200 of its 737 MAX aircraft that have been grounded since March after two deadly crashes....
17:39 2019-06-18

| Serena backs Nike after maternity pay controversy Serena Williams backed her sponsor Nike after controversy over the sporting goods giant's maternity policy, saying that "it's about learning from mistakes"....
21:39 2019-05-27

Brexit: top Tories would bring down any PM who backs no deal Philip Hammond and senior party figures warn that MPs are prepared to take drastic actionBoris Johnson and Dominic Raab have been warned that Tory MPs would be prepared to bring down any prime minister backing a no-deal Brexit, triggering a general election, amid fears the leadership hopefuls will v...
23:52 2019-05-26

8 is Great: D-backs go homer happy in 13-8 win over Phillies PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks got to play Home Run Derby in Philly. The Diamondbacks hit three straight home runs to open the game and finished with a team-record eight in a 13-8 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in a homer-happy game on Monday night. Scott Kingery hit two of Philade...
06:52 2019-06-11

Johnson gets boost in race for UK PM's job as former rival backs him Boris Johnson got a boost for his bid to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May when one of his former rivals backed his candidacy on Monday and said he was almost certain to win the contest....
09:52 2019-06-17