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Italy frees Eritrean refugee mistaken for human trafficker

An Eritrean carpenter residing in Sudan was arrested in 2016 as part of a joint British-Italian operation. Three years later, a court in Sicily said he isn't the human trafficking kingpin th...

Italy frees Eritrean refugee mistaken for human trafficker

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Italy court says Eritrean in migrant case was victim of mistaken identity An Italian court ruled on Friday that an Eritrean man extradited from Sudan in 2016 was the victim of mistaken identity and dismissed allegations tha...
16:00, 07/12/2019

| Eritrean cleared of being trafficking kingpin in mistaken identity case An Italian court ruled Friday that an Eritrean accused of being a human trafficking kingpin known as "the General" was telling the truth when he clai...
07:48, 07/14/2019

Eritrean man released from jail in Italian mistaken identity case Judge acquits Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe of being a human trafficking kingpinA Palermo judge has acquitted an Eritrean man of being a human trafficki...
17:48, 07/12/2019

15 cities mark World Refugee Day with Refugee Food Festival This month, displaced people are cooking up exotic dishes in nearly 150 restaurant kitchens across the world. The Refugee Food festival promotes posi...
07:16, 06/21/2019

Fill teacher training gaps to tackle traumatized refugee and migrant students, urges UN on World Refugee Day On World Refugee Day, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is calling for more support to fill the gaps in training for ...
23:32, 06/20/2019

Forced pregnancy in Italy violated ‘woman’s human right to health’, UN experts rule  The Italian Government violated a woman’s “human right to health” after a law which denied her the right to refuse fertility treatment she had previo...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Tiffany Haddish lands Eritrean citizenship American actress Tiffany Haddish is now officially an Eritrean citizen, the birthplace of her father who moved to the United States as a refugee befo...
05:00, 05/24/2019

Tiffany Haddish gains Eritrean citizenship American actress Tiffany Haddish is now officially a dual citizen with Eritrea, the birthplace of her father, who moved to the United States as a ref...
19:00, 05/27/2019

Albania court jails drug trafficker for 10 years TIRANA, Albania (AP) — An Albanian drug trafficker who went on the run for three years has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Tirana’s Serio...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Trump 'not a fan' of accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein — won't explain 'falling out' President Donald Trump said "I was "not a fan" of accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, but repeatedly refused to reveal what led to a "falli...
19:16, 07/09/2019

Who is David Mulugheta? How 36-year-old son of Eritrean immigrants is changing trajectory for NFL agents With an extensive client list, David Mulugheta has represented at least one first-round NFL pick in each of the last seven years.   ...
13:16, 06/10/2019

Man accused of funding David Ortiz shooting is drug trafficker: reports The man who allegedly footed the $7,800 bill for the failed hit on Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is a convicted drug trafficker, according to local med...
01:16, 06/19/2019

Schumer will donate campaign contributions from accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein to charity Sen. Schumer will offset over $7,000 in donations from accused sex trafficker Epstein by giving to anti-sex trafficking and anti-violence against wom...
21:00, 07/10/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's money: Accused child sex trafficker has $56.4M in cash, more in property, stocks A financial disclosure made by lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, reveals he has nearly $560 m...
00:32, 07/16/2019

Trump Labor Secretary Acosta defends 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended a 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein on Tuesday amid renewed sc...
19:16, 07/09/2019

When dirt got mistaken for art When a disabled artist tried to show her family how messy they were by taking photographs of their clutter, they mistakenly thought she had created a...
16:00, 07/05/2019

Health and Human Services halts federal research using human fetal tissue The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that federal sciences will no longer be allowed to use human fetal tissue to carry out res...
22:00, 06/05/2019

N4T Investigators: Mistaken Identity TUCSON – Lawrence White was looking forward to seeing his brother-in-law at his wedding. He never made it. Instead, Roman Alberto Lopez spent t...
12:48, 05/02/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's lawyers propose up to $77M bail for accused sex trafficker's release Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein's lawyers seek his release on a bail package as high as $77 million while the New York financier fights c...
23:32, 07/11/2019

Who is David Mulugheta? How 36-year-old son of Eritrean immigrants is 'changing the trajectory' for NFL agents With an extensive client list, David Mulugheta has represented at least one first-round NFL pick in each of the last seven years.   ...
19:32, 06/10/2019

DR AG: Ortiz shooting case of mistaken identity The Dominican Republic's lead prosecutor said former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the target of a shooting at a nightclub in his hometown on J...
04:16, 06/20/2019

Dominican AG: Ortiz shooting result of mistaken identity The Dominican Republic’s lead prosecutor says former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the target of a shooting in a nightclub in his hometown on J...
02:16, 06/20/2019

David Ortiz shooting a case of mistaken identity, officials say The former baseball star was not the intended target of the shooting in the Dominican Republic. A Mexican drug cartel is suspected of being involved....
07:32, 06/20/2019

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shot due to mistaken identity: Dominican AG Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same table...
06:48, 06/20/2019

Capital Pride marchers panic after mistaken gunfire; man arrested One man was taken into custody and multiple people sustained minor injuries after a report of a man with a gun at the Capital Pride parade in Washing...
03:00, 06/10/2019

David Ortiz Shooting Was Case of Mistaken Identity, Officials Say The shooting last week that left Ortiz wounded was actually intended to target a friend of his who was wearing a similar shirt, the authorities in th...
08:16, 06/20/2019

Cops: David Ortiz's Shooting Was An Unlikely Case Of Mistaken Identity Dominican Republic Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez announced new findings Wednesday afternoon in the non-fatal shooting of Red Sox all-timer Da...
05:48, 06/20/2019

'Swiss Red Arrows' apologise for mistaken fly-past over yodelling festival The Swiss defence ministry has apologised after an aerial display team performed a fly-by over the wrong event, surprising people at a yodelling fest...
15:48, 07/09/2019

Lake Bell on the secret to the Big Mac’s special sauce and being mistaken for Amanda Peet Actor, writer, director: Lake Bell has been at this long enough now that there’s only a vanishingly small chance you haven’t seen something she’s bee...
15:16, 06/07/2019

David Ortiz shooting was case of mistaken identity, attorney general says AG says Ortiz was not intended target in shootingAt least 11 people have been arrested in case so far Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in ...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Putin says 'genius musician' Elton John mistaken on Russia LGBT rights Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that Elton John was "mistaken" about LGBT rights in Russia, while praising the British singer as a ...
20:16, 06/29/2019

Rodin rescue: visitor cracks Madrid gallery's mistaken identity case Portrait thought to be of notorious Belgian king turns out to be of French sculptorA tiny and previously unknown portrait of Auguste Rodin has been d...
13:48, 06/05/2019

David Ortiz shooting is called a case of mistaken identity. Many Dominicans are skeptical When the Dominican Republic youth baseball league where David Ortiz got his start plays this weekend, its founder hopes to steer clear of debates ove...
07:00, 06/22/2019

Machete killing of Bronx teen in case of mistaken identity leads to five convictions The five men who viciously slashed a New York teenager to death with knives and a machete in a case of mistaken identity last June were found guilty ...
00:48, 06/16/2019

Putin Says "Genius Musician" Elton John Mistaken On Russia LGBT Rights Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that Elton John was "mistaken" about LGBT rights in Russia, while praising the British singer as a ...
20:48, 06/29/2019

Japan trade minister blasts South Korea for 'mistaken' explanation after bilateral meeting Japanese Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday it was "regrettable" that the South Korean government had made what he said was an erroneous e...
04:32, 07/16/2019

Gang members found guilty in mistaken-identity stabbing death of Bronx teen One of five alleged gang members charged in the brutal stabbing death of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz outside a New York City convenience store las...
01:32, 06/15/2019

Ex-‘Bachelor’ finalist says son’s birthmark mistaken for measles after treatment for rare disorder: 'I cried after that comment' A "Bachelor" finalist whose baby was born with a port wine stain covering half of his face was left in tears when strangers mistook his birthmark for...
18:16, 05/13/2019

Dominican Attorney General: Former Red Sox Player David Ortiz Shooting Result of Mistaken Identity SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — The Dominican Republic’s lead prosecutor said Wednesday that former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was n...
02:48, 06/20/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists The two reporters were arrested in Myanmar in late 2017. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of the military crack...
08:00, 05/07/2019

Egypt frees ex-diplomat who called for referendum An Egyptian rights lawyer says a former diplomat who called for a referendum on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s government has been releas...
13:16, 05/25/2019

Russia frees first captive whales after outcry Russia released two killer whales and six beluga whales back into the wild on Thursday, the first group of almost 100 whales whose capture in the Far...
19:32, 06/27/2019

Myanmar frees 2 Reuters journalists from prison Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison.    ...
06:48, 05/07/2019

Myanmar Frees Jailed Reuters Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were jailed after reporting on the Myanmar military’s abuses against the ethnic Rohingya minority, were released as part...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Nicaragua frees more than 100 political prisoners under new amnesty law Prisoners jailed for their role in anti-government protests were released Monday and Tuesday, including journalists and activistsNicaragua has releas...
01:48, 06/12/2019

Ecuador frees man wanted in US over Facebook scheme QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador has released a New York man and turned down an extradition request from the United States, where he was arrested after ...
23:32, 06/11/2019

Myanmar frees 2 imprisoned Reuters reporters YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The chief of Yangon’s Insein Prison says two Reuters journalists who were imprisoned for breaking the country’s Of...
05:32, 05/07/2019

| Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists in amnesty Two Reuters journalists who had been jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison, freed in a presidential amnes...
21:00, 05/07/2019

| Mexico frees 25 mass kidnapping victims in Cancun Mexican authorities say they have freed 25 people who were kidnapped from a call centre in the resort city of Cancun in a suspected dispute between t...
14:48, 07/04/2019

Nicaragua frees 56 imprisoned protest leaders under new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Tuesday it had released 56 political prisoners under a new law that frees people who were arrested in recent anti-government protes...
21:16, 06/11/2019

Mexico frees activists accused of migrant trafficking Mexican officials say two jailed immigration activists have been set free due to lack of evidence against them following accusations of migrant traff...
02:32, 06/13/2019

Nigerian pro-government militia frees hundreds of children A regional militia in Nigeria has freed 900 children involved in the fight against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents, the UN says. UNICEF says children ...
20:16, 05/10/2019

Poland Frees Ex-Official Accused of Spying for China Poland released a local ex-counterintelligence official who had been detained on charges of spying for China, as Polish and Chinese ministers met in ...
19:00, 07/09/2019

Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalist detained since 2016 An Egyptian court has ordered the release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 on allegations of spreading false news and de...
15:00, 05/23/2019

| Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage Two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison on Tuesday, freed in a presidential amnesty...
08:00, 05/08/2019

Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage After more than 16 months in detention, two Reuters journalists convicted for their coverage of the Rohingya crisis were released in an amnesty deal....
16:16, 05/08/2019

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with suspect amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and s...
10:48, 06/11/2019

Venezuela frees musician jailed after blasting government Authorities in Venezuela have released from prison a young musician who was jailed six weeks ago after taking to social media to vent her frustration...
02:48, 07/17/2019

Turkey frees former NASA scientist from prison: ruling Turkey has released Turkish-American, former NASA scientist Serkan Golge from jail with conditions, according to a court ruling seen by Reuters on We...
00:32, 05/30/2019

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner ...
16:16, 06/18/2019

Colombian High Court Frees Ex-Rebel Sought by U.S. Former guerrilla commander Seuxis Hernández was freed from jail on Thursday and preparing to be sworn in as a congressman, capping a weekslong legal ...
08:32, 05/31/2019

Israel frees 2 Syrians after return of soldier's remains Israel has released two Syrian prisoners in what it says is a "goodwill gesture" following the repatriation of the remains of an Israeli soldier who ...
21:16, 04/28/2019

Indonesia frees Canadian convicted in child sex case Indonesia has freed a Canadian teacher who maintains he was wrongfully convicted in 2015 of sexually abusing children at an international school in J...
07:48, 07/12/2019

Nigerian militia frees nearly 900 children used in war on Boko Haram: UNICEF A regional militia allied with Nigerian government forces freed on Friday almost 900 children it had used in the war against Islamist Boko Haram insu...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Judge frees ‘dangerous’ sex offender, lets him solicit prostitutes A dangerous sex offender was freed from jail in Australia on Tuesday — with court-mandated permission to solicit prostitutes to stop him re-off...
15:48, 07/09/2019

Turkish court frees US Consulate worker from house arrest ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul has released an employee of the U.S. Consulate from house arrest for health reasons. The court on Tuesday ruled, ...
14:48, 06/25/2019

Turkey Frees American NASA Scientist Imprisoned for 2 Years The scientist, Serkan Golge, 39, a Turkish-American citizen, was arrested while visiting his family in southern Turkey in 2016. His wife confirmed th...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Nizar Zakka: Iran frees US resident imprisoned for espionage Nizar Zakka, a US permanent resident and Lebanese businessman, said his incarceration in Iran was a case of "kidnapping." Although the US sent well-w...
02:48, 06/12/2019

Court frees Swedish friend of Assange detained in Ecuador A court in Ecuador has ordered a Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange freed after more than two months in jail on suspicion o...
06:32, 06/21/2019

Tunisia frees United Nations expert suspected of espionage TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia has freed a United Nations expert monitoring sanctions against neighboring Libya who was held for nearly two months on ...
18:48, 05/22/2019

Nigerian militia frees hundreds of children used in war with Boko Haram ABUJA – A regional militia allied with Nigerian government forces freed on Friday almost 900 children it had used in the war against Islamist B...
20:00, 05/10/2019

French military frees hostages in Burkina Faso, two commandos killed French commandos rescued four foreign hostages including two French citizens from a militant group in Burkina Faso, France's military said on Friday,...
22:48, 05/10/2019

Russia frees detained journalist after public outcry and media pressure A Russian investigative journalist who was charged with drug dealing has been freed after a widespread public outcry and media rebellion against the ...
12:32, 06/12/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets ActTwo Reuters journalists imprisoned i...
08:16, 05/07/2019

Indonesia Frees Canadian Accused of Using Magical Powers to Abuse Children Neil Bantleman, whose conviction was based on claims that he had used magical powers to seduce children, was granted clemency after years in prison a...
10:16, 07/12/2019

Venezuela's Guaidó takes to streets in 'military uprising,' frees López Opposition leader and self-declared president takes to streets, with jailed politician Leopoldo López and a small contingent of heavily armed soldier...
17:00, 04/30/2019

Military judge frees Navy SEAL in advance of murder trial _____ SAN DIEGO — A decorated Navy SEAL facing a murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner was freed from custody Thursday after a milit...
06:48, 06/02/2019

Saudi Arabia frees four more women on trial over rights issues: campaigners Saudi authorities have temporarily freed at least four more women facing trial over charges related to human rights work and contacts with foreign jo...
22:16, 05/02/2019

Brazil military court frees soldiers pending killing trial A top Brazilian military court has ordered nine soldiers to be released while they await trial in an April shooting that killed two people in Rio de ...
00:16, 05/24/2019

Broward sheriff's office frees murder suspect after confusion about charges: reports A suspected killer is on the loose in Florida after he was mistakenly released from jail when the charge against him was upgraded to first-degree mur...
19:16, 06/03/2019

Turkey frees jailed U.S.-Turkish former NASA scientist: wife tells Reuters Turkey has released from prison U.S.-Turkish former NASA scientist Serkan Golge, his wife told Reuters on Wednesday, in a step that could lead to an ...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunit...
05:16, 06/18/2019

British court frees Sally Challen, who killed abusive husband with hammer An abused British woman who was sentenced to life in prison for killing her husband with a hammer walked free Friday after a new sentence was handed ...
02:00, 06/08/2019

FA claim Robert Snodgrass swore at doping officials on 'balance of probability' – but was it mistaken identity? West Ham midfielder Robert Snodgrass swore at anti-doping officials before allegedly claiming it might have been Andy Carroll because of his northern...
15:16, 05/23/2019

What it’s like being a transgender refugee sex worker in Pakistan It’s a dark underworld rarely brought to light in discussions of human rights and refugees. But there is a growing pool of refugees in Pakistan – who...
05:16, 05/07/2019

Refugee found hiding in car glove box A refugee travelling from Morocco has been pictured stashed in a car glove box, while others trying to cross the border were rescued from an engine c...
15:32, 05/27/2019

Banks can help to alleviate the refugee crisis Humanitarian crises are emerging market issues and local banks are the best way to distribute aid. Banks should make it easier and cheaper to get fun...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Refugee numbers worldwide hit record high: UN For the first time ever, the number of displaced people reached 70.8 million at the end of 2018, according to the UNHCR. Even this record tally is on...
07:32, 06/19/2019

Germany: Death threats sent to pro-refugee politicians As the investigation into the murder of Walter Lübcke intensifies, Cologne's mayor and several other German politicians have had their lives threaten...
07:32, 06/20/2019

UN refugee agency ‘deeply concerned’ about US asylum The concerned comments from UNHCR came after the Trump administration said it will end all asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the US-...
19:48, 07/16/2019

Americans eat like refugees in honor of World Refugee Day TUCSON – It’s called The Ration Challenge. Thousands of American honoring World Refugee Day by rationing their food. Participants were se...
13:16, 06/21/2019

EU countries put pressure on refugee sea rescue missions A court in Malta has fined a German captain for sailing an improperly registered rescue ship to save displaced people on the Mediterranean Sea. Malta...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Jay Inslee Is Actually Taking the Climate Refugee Crisis Seriously In a future where storms are more powerful and entire communities are destroyed, people are going to need somewhere to go. They’re gonna need new hom...
19:32, 06/06/2019

Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused in killing of North Korean leader's half-brother A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader was freed on ...
02:16, 05/03/2019

Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused of killing North Korean leader's half-brother A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wa...
05:48, 05/03/2019

| Myanmar frees reporters| New Zealand prayers for Ramadaan: WATCH the top World news videos for today Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists in amnesty | New Zealand: Ramadaan prayers at Linwood mosque; here are the top World news videos for today. WAT...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Jordan buckling under pressure of growing refugee crisis Jordan’s dangerous geopolitical position, surrounded by civil wars and taking in overwhelming amounts of foreigners, could seriously threaten the sur...
22:00, 07/12/2019

OAS task force: Venezuelan migrants need refugee status MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — A team of specialists working for the Organization of American States is urging regional leaders to grant refugee status to...
20:16, 06/28/2019

Refugee law changes will hurt victims of domestic violence, advocates say In the U.S., domestic violence is no longer grounds for asylum claims. Canada has moved to prevent people from making refugee claims in Canada if the...
22:16, 05/08/2019

'I wouldn't be the refugee, I'd be the girl who kicked ass': how taekwondo made me When she arrived in the US as a 10-year-old refugee, Dina Nayeri found it hard to fit in. But that all changed when she hatched a plan to get into Ha...
07:48, 05/31/2019

| Australia election triggers refugee suicide attempts At least four refugees in Australia's offshore Pacific camps have attempted suicide since the conservative government's shock re-election, according ...
22:32, 05/21/2019

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednes...
15:32, 06/19/2019

| Why Afghan refugee women in Pakistan fear repatriation Female refugees in Pakistan have told Al Jazeera that they are reluctant to return to Afghanistan because they fear violence and the forced recruitme...
01:16, 05/10/2019

UN refugee agency evacuates 131 refugees from Libya to Niger CAIRO (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says it has evacuated 131 African refugees from Libya to its emergency transit center in neighboring N...
18:16, 06/20/2019

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Secur...
22:16, 06/24/2019

Tokyo 2020 refugee team to be bigger than in Rio: IOC's Bach The Tokyo 2020 Olympics refugee team will be bigger than the inaugural 10-member squad in Rio de Janeiro four years ago, the International Olympic Co...
21:48, 06/20/2019

'Protect the persecuted': behind Yoko Ono's impactful refugee art project The musician and artist has brought two artworks to New York and talks about her desire to bring empathy to our view of immigrationWhen Yoko Ono fled...
17:32, 06/21/2019

Eddie Gallagher's defense wants case dismissed over Navy misconduct as judge frees SEAL ahead of war crimes trial The defense team of a Navy SEAL accused of murdering an injured teenage ISIS fighter wants the case dismissed due to what it says is gross misconduct...
04:16, 06/01/2019

Sea-Watch rescuers slam 'shameful' German, EU refugee policy The humanitarian NGO has accused the EU of deliberately allowing tense standoffs over migrants at Mediterranean ports to deter ships from rescuing pe...
19:48, 07/02/2019

AP Photos: Refugee women find relief in Greek soccer Players in Greece's first refugee women's soccer team weren't allowed to take part in an international tournament but still found a wa...
15:48, 07/09/2019

Syrian refugee charged in church bombing plot due in court PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Syrian refugee charged with plotting to bomb a Pittsburgh church to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq is due in fede...
12:32, 06/21/2019

Scores of Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh destroyed by flooding Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have drenched the Cox’s Bazar settlement, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters...
20:00, 07/05/2019

Mexico’s refugee agency asks UN for help amid application surge MEXICO CITY – Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico’s tiny refugee agency has turned to the United ...
22:16, 05/22/2019

Inside the secret lives of transgender refugee sex workers in Pakistan It’s a dark underworld rarely brought to light in discussions of human rights and refugees. But there is a growing pool of refugees in Pakistan – tho...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Refugee crisis could be 'stroke of luck in German history,' says ex-president Former President Christian Wulff has warned Germans from entertaining far-right causes. He said the arrival of refugees at the height of the migratio...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Priyanka Chopra promotes refugee education on Ethiopia visit ASSOSA, Ethiopia (AP) — Actress Priyanka Chopra is in Ethiopia to promote access to education for refugee children. Chopra is a goodwill ambassador f...
18:16, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germa...
22:16, 05/22/2019

Australian Fights to Save Her Grandchildren From Syrian Refugee Camp Karen Nettleton spent the past five years searching for her grandchildren, whose father was an ISIS fighter. Now their fate has become a political fo...
23:48, 04/28/2019

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

India Pledges To Contribute USD 5 Million To UN Palestine Refugee Agency India has pledged to contribute USD 5 million in 2019 to the UN Palestine Refugee Agency, even as it voiced concern over the agency's difficult finan...
08:48, 07/02/2019

Painting and scraping: An Afghan refugee's hopes for German residence When Afghan asylum seeker Yar Mohammad Haiqar found a job as a painter in a small Bavarian city, he couldn't stop smiling at what he hoped would be a...
23:00, 06/20/2019

Turning boats into bags, refugee stitches together life in Greece Bent over a sewing machine, Fariba Amini stitches her latest design using the unlikeliest of fabrics: a sheet from a discarded rubber dinghy, like th...
15:48, 06/05/2019

Rescue boat captain: Don't let my case distract from refugee crisis Sea-Watch 3 captain Carola Rackete has pleaded with authorities not to be distracted from the humanitarian crisis off the coast of Libya. She said th...
03:32, 07/11/2019

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation...
18:00, 06/09/2019

Venezuela's 'staggering' exodus reaches 4 million, UN refugee agency says Social and political crisis drives tide of migrantsColombia and Peru host half of fleeing Venezuelans Related: Venezuela at the crossroads: the who, ...
19:32, 06/07/2019

Refugee agencies urge EU to greater migrant efforts in Libya The UN's refugee agency and the International Organization for Migration are urging the European Union to take urgent action to help migrants fleeing...
16:16, 06/07/2019

Scale of displacement across Myanmar ‘very difficult to gauge’, says UN refugee agency Concern over escalating violence in Myanmar’s Chin and Rakhine states continues to grow, with civilians reportedly forced to flee both internally, an...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Jack Dorsey told us about Square’s plan to help refugee entrepreneurs Europe’s refugee crisis is often framed as merely that – a crisis. The Syrian civil war, to name just one of the many humanitarian catastrophes that ...
18:32, 06/11/2019

Rocket strike on Syria refugee camp kills 10 civilians: U.N. At least 10 civilians were killed and 30 wounded in Syria by a rocket strike on the Neirab camp for Palestinian refugees close to the city of Aleppo ...
18:48, 05/16/2019

UN Palestinian refugee agency urges donors to fill shortfall The head of the U.N. agency that helps 5.3 million Palestinian refugees says it is mobilizing to replenish a $211 million shortfall in the face of U....
20:16, 06/17/2019

Syrian refugee arrested for plot to bomb Pittsburgh church Federal authorities have arrested a Syrian refugee who was plotting to attack a Pittsburgh church, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Mus...
03:48, 06/20/2019

Norwegian Refugee Council: More people displaced by fighting, disasters than ever before More people have been displaced in their home countries by events like war, violence and natural disasters than at any other time in history, a new r...
14:48, 05/10/2019

‘Bread is practically sacred’: how the taste of home sustained my refugee parents Nothing taught me more about my parents – and myself – than the food they cherished after fleeing wartorn Bosnia. By Aleksandar HemonMy parents’ soci...
07:48, 06/13/2019

Asylum-seekers left in 'inhumane' conditions in German refugee center Inhabitants of Fürstenfeldbruck, a refugee processing center near Munich, told DW of overcrowding, filth and bureaucratic limbo, leading to at least ...
21:48, 05/15/2019

Hong Kongers wanted for rioting granted refugee status in Germany Two Hong Kong residents wanted for rioting have been granted refugee status in Germany, in a major blow to the city's international reputation as fea...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Canada-style refugee deal still on the table in Trump talks with Mexico The Trump administration's deal with Mexico on Friday to avoid tariffs could lead to Mexico adopting the same agreement Canada has with the U.S. rega...
07:00, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Assad demolishes refugee homes to tighten grip on rebel strongholds As the civil war wanes, the government is blowing up properties in areas it claims were opposition heartlandsAmjad Farekh’s shops had survived Syria’...
05:16, 06/09/2019

Germany: Migrants attack police probing death at refugee center A group of migrants have pelted officers with stones as they tried to investigate the death of a woman at the migrant center in the southern German c...
18:00, 05/11/2019

Germany passes refugee migration 'stress test': expert report A team of researchers concluded that Angela Merkel managed the 2015 refugee crisis "quite well," and Germany is better prepared for another one. But ...
20:48, 05/08/2019

‘Severe’ new US asylum restrictions will put vulnerable families at risk, UN refugee agency says Deeply concerned about the new rule barring from asylum the majority of people crossing the southern land border of the United States, the UN refugee...
21:48, 07/16/2019

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say t...
06:32, 06/07/2019

How Afghanistan cricket team went from refugee camps to competing with the world's best There has been a sense, through the first half of a disappointing second World Cup campaign for Afghanistan, that an early chapter of their cricketin...
17:48, 06/18/2019

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey helps UK refugee entrepreneurs take payments Square, the payments company co-founded by Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey, has launched an initiative to enable refugee entrepreneurs to accept ...
02:32, 06/12/2019

Iraqi Refugee Is Convicted in Germany of Raping and Murdering Teenage Girl The man was sentenced to life in prison for killing the 14-year-old in a case that fueled outrage, particularly on the far right, at the handling of ...
13:00, 07/10/2019

‘World’s deadliest sea crossing’ claimed six lives a day in 2018: UN refugee agency Six people died every day last year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe – “the world’s deadliest sea crossing” - the UN refugee agency, U...
18:16, 04/28/2019

UN agency chief calls Ethiopia’s revised refugee law ‘one of most progressive’ in Africa Ethiopia has revised its existing refugee law, making it easier to obtain work permits, drivers’ licenses and access primary school, a move being hai...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Niger population’s suffering ‘increasing with each passing month’: UN Refugee Agency An upsurge of violence in the south-east of Niger means that the population’s suffering is increasing “with each passing month,” a UN Refugee Agency ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Shunned Congolese refugee on raising a son born out of rape: the baby had a right to live For the scores of Congolese women who have raped, the trauma and banishment only deepens if they conceived a child from the attack. But some brave vo...
21:48, 07/01/2019

German court jails Iraqi refugee Ali B. for life on rape and murder charges A German court sentenced 22-year-old Iraqi national Ali B. to life in prison for raping and killing a 14-year-old girl in Mainz. The man had admitted...
13:32, 07/10/2019

Mexico's refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help ope...
22:16, 05/22/2019

'I saw hell': under fire inside Libya's refugee detention centres | Sally Hayden As deadly airstrikes prompt plans to release detainees, fears rise for those trapped in the country amid claims of serious abuses Kosofo was hiding i...
11:48, 07/10/2019

Syrian refugee arrested in plot to bomb Pittsburgh church for ISIS, feds say The FBI foiled an attempted bomb plot and arrested a Syrian refugee on Wednesday who allegedly planned to bomb a church in Pittsburgh in the name of ...
06:16, 06/20/2019

Stateless Rohingya refugee children living in ‘untenable situation’, UNICEF chief With around half a million in effect, stateless Rohingya refugee children living in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar camp, the United Nations Children’s Fund...
18:16, 04/28/2019

In Tanzania, UN refugee chief praises ‘regional peacemaker’ role, and efforts to welcome neighbours on the run The head of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has praised Tanzania for the long-standing welcome it offers hundreds of thousands of refugees, describing ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Mexico's tiny refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help ope...
09:00, 05/22/2019

As monsoon rains pound Rohingya refugee camps, UN food relief agency steps up aid Since 4 July, heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, with deaths, displacement and major damage fol...
17:48, 07/12/2019

Record displacement shows ‘we're almost unable to make peace’, warns UN refugee agency chief A record 70.8 million people fled war, persecution and conflict in 2018, UN refugee agency chief Filippo Grandi said on Wednesday, appealing for grea...
23:00, 06/19/2019

‘Brutal weather’ continues as Rohingya refugee children endure devastating rainfall in Bangladesh Heavy flooding and landslides in the Rohingya refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, has left thousands of children and families in an increasin...
19:16, 07/09/2019

UN chief praises impact of Palestine refugee agency as ‘our common success’, at key pledging conference The work of the UN body responsible for assisting Palestine refugees, UNRWA, which has allowed millions of children to receive an education that prom...
23:00, 06/25/2019

Iran frees detained Lebanese businessman Zakka: Lebanese official A Lebanese businessman detained in Iran since 2015 for alleged anti-state activity left the country on Tuesday, a Lebanese official said, after Beiru...
15:16, 06/11/2019

‘Culinary solidarity’: Refugee dinners combat anti-immigration sentiment, one plate at a time Across the country, supper clubs and catering companies, co-ops and cooking classes, breaking-bread dinners and culinary tours are using food as a po...
17:00, 06/28/2019

Amid Venezuela exodus, UN refugee envoy Angelina Jolie visits camps on Colombian border, appeals for humanity, more support As the United Nations announced four million Venezuelans have fled their country, Angelina Jolie, a special envoy for the world body’s refugee agency...
23:32, 06/10/2019

Expat, Immigrant, Migrant, Refugee: Why ‘This Land Is Our Land’ No Matter the Label In his new book, Suketu Mehta, who came to the United States from India as a child, delivers a deeply felt corrective to the public rhetoric on immig...
21:48, 06/04/2019

'That could have been me': 13-year-old on Guatemalan teen refugee who died in US custody We can debate asylum laws, but not whether to treat sick kids or separate families. We have to really take of refugees under under US government care...
11:48, 05/24/2019

UN refugee agency ‘deeply shocked’ at stabbing death of ‘deeply courageous’ Polish mayor The Mayor of the historic port city of Gdansk in Poland, has died in hospital after being stabbed at a televised charity event on Sunday, prompting t...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency up...
23:32, 06/20/2019

AI doesn’t always need to be more human It's time to stop obsessing over making AI seem human and start focusing on how this transformative technology can help consumers, businesses, and so...
10:32, 05/26/2019

The human problem of AI When expectations for AI aren't met, it’s not always the tech that’s to blame. Here are some of the most common human errors in implementing AI.Read ...
20:00, 05/09/2019

My dog and I tried ‘human-grade’ pet food and this is how it went It’s an uncanny concept! Just Food For Dogs — a California company that makes, in its own words, “human-grade” cuisine for canines from scratch — ope...
03:32, 05/22/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which co...
07:48, 05/17/2019

Siri now sounds more like a human While Siri sounds decent most of the time, it still comes off as a little robotic. With iOS 13, however, Siri should sound a lot more human. At WWDC,...
21:16, 06/03/2019

Why this geneticist says we should stop human evolution Measles cases in the US have hit a 25-year high, with 78 new infections in the past week alone. In a sign of the times, a cruise ship with hundreds o...
23:32, 05/17/2019

AI is now better at predicting mortality than human doctors As scientists continue to toil away at creating machine learning algorithms that will one day enslave humanity save us all, artificial intelligence r...
06:48, 05/14/2019

Washington becomes first state ever to allow human composting Gov. Jay Inslee, the Democrat from Washington, signed a bill into law on Tuesday that allows the composting of human bodies as an alternative to buri...
08:00, 05/22/2019

40,000 human skeletons used to build church Kutná Hora in the Czech Republic is home to a Roman Catholic church decorated with grisly remains exhumed in the 15th century. Find out the strange s...
12:00, 06/10/2019

'I've seen more self-aware ants!' AI: More Than Human – review Barbican, London This crowd-pleasing show throws robots, shiny toys and interactive paintings at viewers. But there’s little sign of creativity amid ...
20:16, 05/15/2019

What's So Special About Human Screams? Ask a Screamologist A better understanding of the acoustics of screaming could help scientists understand how and why humans shriek—and add a new dimension to the survei...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated...
17:16, 05/12/2019

Don’t forget the human touch in Industry 4.0 You may have read the recent news about the maiden voyage of the London-Glasgow sleeper service. It wasn’t quite the debut anyone had hoped fo...
14:00, 05/13/2019

I was used as human guinea pig, Caster Semenya says Caster Semenya says the global athletics governing body has used her as "a human guinea pig" by forcing her to take medication that would limit her t...
05:16, 06/19/2019

What non-human species is most crucial to our survival? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific con...
19:00, 05/07/2019

UK to appoint first human rights ambassador New role is likely to put spotlight on UK’s approach to autocratic regimesThe British government is appointing an international ambassador dedicated ...
13:16, 05/20/2019

These human-face dog muzzles will probably be the last thing you see before you die Today in nightmare fuel: the “AXAYINC Dog Masks, Pet Entertainment Spoofs, Super Cute Masks Designed for Pets to Prevent Bites and Eat Unclean Food.”...
18:32, 06/14/2019

Human or hybrid? The big debate over what a species really is Humans once mated with Neanderthals so are we hybrids? How we see ourselves and the rest of nature is changing, raising the question of whether speci...
20:32, 04/28/2019

Area Man Craves Human Contact Scott Adams, creator of the workplace “humor” comic Dilbert, has many things: money, fame, an unwavering faith in President Trump, and perhaps most i...
00:16, 06/01/2019

Italy Still Wants the Getty Bronze, and Perhaps More Italy has long demanded the return of a prized bronze statue from the Getty museum. Now it has asked for background checks on four other of the insti...
00:16, 05/25/2019

|WATCH:Italy’scannabislightmarketfearslegalbuzzkill It’s been called the Italian "Green Gold Rush.” Barely there marijuana dubbed “cannabis light” has put Italy on the international weed map. But the i...
01:32, 06/28/2019

The most beautiful villages in Italy These are 20 of Italy's most beautiful villages -- from the isolated hilltop of Civita di Bagnoregio to the Sicilian fishing port of Marzamemi. Check...
12:32, 05/22/2019

Why is Italy still the sick man of Europe? Since the financial crisis, Italy has struggled to kick-start its growth, and is lagging behind its European neighbors. But the causes of the country...
14:32, 05/01/2019

36 Hours in Naples, Italy The allure of this storied seaside city — the Baroque excess, the indulgent cuisine, the mesmerizing fugue state of it all — now beckons as it did in...
12:48, 07/11/2019

EU wants answers from Italy over debt Brussels has asked the Italian government to explain its lack of progress in reducing debt. Italy's populist government is accused of exposing the bl...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Washington state legalizes human composting The US state of Washington became the first to legalize human composting as an eco-friendly alternative to burial and cremation. The Catholic Church ...
23:16, 05/22/2019

Self-Taught AI Masters Rubik’s Cube Without Human Help Fancy algorithms capable of solving a Rubik’s Cube have appeared before, but a new system from the University of California, Irvine uses artificial i...
00:32, 07/17/2019

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry i...
22:48, 07/08/2019

| Washington first US state to legalise human composting Washington became the first US state to legalise human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon...
09:16, 05/23/2019

Jellyfish as big as a human seen off Cornwall coast – video A large barrel jellyfish has been spotted by the biologist and wildlife presenter Lizzie Daly, who came face to face with the sea creature while divi...
22:00, 07/16/2019

Bringing human-like reasoning to driverless car navigation With aims of bringing more human-like reasoning to autonomous vehicles, MIT researchers have created a system that uses only simple maps and visual d...
09:16, 05/23/2019

Washington becomes first state to allow composting of human bodies Washington became the first state to legalize human composting on Tuesday as Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill allowing the “natural organic”...
13:32, 05/22/2019

The Human Cost Of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 One Friday afternoon a few weeks ago, the developers at Treyarch held a happy hour event to welcome the summer interns. There was pizza, beer, and ju...
16:48, 06/26/2019

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how m...
23:16, 06/26/2019

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on....
23:00, 06/04/2019

Facebook’s AI beats human poker champions Facebook AI and Carnegie Mellon University made an AI named Pluribus that beat more than a dozen human Texas Hold'em million-dollar champions.Read Mo...
01:32, 07/12/2019

Washington is 1st state to allow composting of human bodies SEATTLE (AP) — Ashes to ashes, guts to dirt. Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an...
22:00, 05/21/2019

She Draws Deeply Human Characters. They’re Just Animals. Lisa Hanawalt, the illustrator behind “Bojack Horseman,” has created “Tuca & Bertie,” about two 30-something bird-women. “It was important to me to s...
17:00, 04/29/2019

| Scientists seek out limit to human endurance US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance....
23:48, 06/06/2019

Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in so...
13:16, 04/30/2019

Washington Becomes First US State To Legalize Human Composting Washington on Tuesday became the first US state to legalize human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to...
07:00, 05/22/2019

German scientists create see-through human organs Researchers in Germany have created transparent human organs using a new technology that could pave the way to print three-dimensional body parts suc...
19:00, 04/28/2019

China's human-like monkeys spark concerns A computer scientist who is credited as a researcher on a Chinese medical experiment that saw monkey brains implanted with human genes to make them m...
15:48, 04/30/2019

Human failings are the reason you can't catch a self-driving bus yet It’s a weird vision: I’m speeding down the street, sitting backwards in the front passenger seat of an electric Renault Zoe Cab and nob...
15:16, 06/03/2019

Human toe cocktail is more than ‘disgusting’ — it’s a health risk, says doc Talk about toe-tal recoil. To drink this classic Canadian cocktail, you’ll need a strong stomach — and immune system. Since 1973, the Yukon’s D...
13:48, 06/15/2019

The Euro 2020 Mascot Is Just A Creepy Human Man Creating a mascot for your international sporting event can be fraught with peril. Izzy, originally Whatizit, was the mascot of the 1996 Olympics and...
22:32, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Prosecutor: Human decomposition detected in car HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of 4-year-old Maleah Davis (all times local): 9:50 a.m. A prosecutor says trained dogs detected the sc...
17:32, 05/12/2019

Human ancestors ate other humans because they were easier to catch Cannibal human ancestors would kill and eat each other because it was “more cost-effective” than catching animals, a new study claims. Re...
17:32, 05/10/2019

Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a 'human guinea pig' Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has accused the global athletics governing body of using her as a human guinea pig as it emerged that the ...
21:48, 06/18/2019

Human trafficking victims mostly underage children from within the US The dark trade of human trafficking – in which people are traded or sold for the purpose of forced labor or sexual exploitation -- has been a persist...
10:16, 05/12/2019

The evolution of cognitive architecture will deliver human-like AI There's no one right way to build a robot, just as there's no singular means of imparting it with intelligence. Last month, Engadget spoke ...
23:00, 06/20/2019

Increased bond sought for man who had human torso in car KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee prosecutor is seeking to “revoke or substantially increase” the bond for a man who had the upper half...
20:16, 06/20/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, ...
00:16, 06/15/2019

Man arrested after human torso found in crashed car A severed human torso reportedly turned up in a Tennessee man’s crashed car after an attempted traffic stop on Sunday. Now, Dorrae Debrice John...
08:16, 06/18/2019

Human traffickers get life in Hungary over 71 deaths A Hungarian court has extended the prison sentences of four human traffickers convicted last year for their roles in a 2015 incident in which 71 migr...
14:48, 06/20/2019

Trash and human bodies recovered from Everest Volunteers have removed three tonnes from the world's highest mountain as part of a clean up operation to remove trash that has accumulated at altitu...
20:48, 05/02/2019

Ruby Tandoh: how I was turned into a human cheese Bacteria from my face have been used to make a wheel of stilton. It’s not gross, it’s art – and it is about to go on display at the V&A’s new food ex...
15:16, 05/13/2019

How to combat human trafficking with data science Modern slavery is unfortunately still part of our global reality, with more than 40 million people believed to be victims of human trafficking around...
14:16, 05/10/2019

I was a human pet after my family was killed in Rwandan genocide Running as fast as she could in the dark, terrified nine-year-old Marceline had no idea she was fleeing a genocide which would wipe out her entire fa...
02:32, 07/16/2019

Water on Mars Provides Hope for Human Habitation The first sample of dust and soil analysed by NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover in August 2012 was found to contain a substantial amount of water. This dis...
00:32, 06/19/2019

Bill de Blasio Just Can't Get the 'Normal Human Being' Thing Down Despite what the polls might lead you to believe, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio is a real person running for the real office of President of the...
03:00, 06/25/2019

Human influence on drought started a century ago Enlarge / The expected pattern of human influence on drought (brown is more drought, green is less drought) for regions with long-term records. (cred...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Huawei says Italy's new 5G powers discriminate against it Chinese telecoms equipment group Huawei Technologies criticised the Italian government's newly beefed-up powers to intervene in the development of fi...
17:48, 07/17/2019

Italy elects its first transgender mayor MILAN (AP) — Their general allegiances may lie with Matteo Salvini’s right-wing League party, but voters in a small town south of Milan have vo...
15:32, 05/28/2019

Italy, Short of Euros, Flirts With a Different Way to Pay Italy’s populist leaders are discussing paying public-sector suppliers with IOUs instead of money, a step that Italian euroskeptics have proposed as ...
00:32, 06/11/2019

Salvini wants Italy to be 'first' US ally in Europe Italy's populist deputy leader was keen to highlight his "shared vision" with President Trump during a visit to Washington. Salvini met Vice Presiden...
05:00, 06/18/2019

Marta on the spot as Brazil through with 1-0 win against Italy Marta's second-half penalty sent Brazil into the last 16 of the women’s World Cup with a 1-0 win against Italy on Tuesday that ensured they finished ...
01:32, 06/19/2019

Italy Is the Canary in Europe’s Coalmine Rome’s problems are self-inflicted but Europe’s central bank should still offer a hand. Not to do so might mean turning a slowdown into something wor...
17:32, 05/17/2019

Italy’s Precarious Economy Again Threatens the E.U. Once again, Italy and the E.U. are headed toward confrontation. They fought a protracted battle last year over the impact of Italy’s budget on ...
12:16, 06/13/2019

UN warns Italy against criminalizing sea rescue The global organization's comments come after the arrest of German captain Carola Rackete. The 31-year-old contravened Italian law when landing with ...
03:01, 07/02/2019

FCA to invest $788M to build new 500 EV in Italy FCA installed the first robot for production of the future 500 electric vehicle assembly line at its historic plant in Turin, Italy, which will produ...
20:16, 07/11/2019

Italy's Berlusconi says he is fit following hospital scare Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi said on Tuesday he was ready to take part in the forthcoming European parliamentary election campaign...
18:00, 04/30/2019

US man arrested over murder of shopkeeper in Italy Italian police have arrested an American citizen on suspicion of brutally murdering a shopkeeper in the city of Viterbo, near Rome, authorities told ...
21:48, 05/05/2019

Hungary: Human traffickers get life sentences for 71 deaths BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian court has extended the prison sentences of four human traffickers convicted last year for their roles in a 2015 ...
13:00, 06/20/2019

Eco-friendly ending: Washington state is first to allow human composting Legislation would let facilities offer ‘natural organic reduction’ which turns a body into about two wheelbarrows’ worth of soilAshes to ashes, guts ...
03:32, 05/22/2019

2 Human Traffickers Arrested In Assam, 3 Girls Rescued Two human traffickers, including a woman, were arrested from the Guwahati railway station and three minor girls rescued, as part of a special drive, ...
21:48, 05/21/2019

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been lau...
15:00, 05/28/2019

At last, US dream of resuming human space launches are within reach For nearly a decade the US has relied on Russia to get its astronauts into space. With the test of SpaceX's crew capsule, it looks set to bring launc...
20:16, 04/28/2019

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers ...
19:48, 04/28/2019

The Morning After: The human ears that listen in via Google Assistant Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to Friday! Some Google employees are apparently listening to a small percentage of your Assistant quer...
17:16, 07/12/2019

This robot learns its two-handed moves from human dexterity If robots are really to help us out around the house or care for our injured and elderly, they’re going to want two hands… at least. But ...
21:48, 05/29/2019

Remains found in Boundary Waters wilderness are human DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota say skeletal remains found in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness are human. The remains were fou...
14:16, 05/10/2019

Lance Armstrong As A Bunny-Human Hybrid Is Creepy Hello! Today we meet drink some semen, sacrifice a pizza, learn about the future of Gears of War, talk about Farmville (?) and meet the animal versio...
00:16, 06/30/2019

Three tons of trash and human bodies carried off Everest Volunteers have removed three tonnes from the world's highest mountain as part of a clean up operation to remove trash that has accumulated at altitu...
22:16, 05/02/2019

Self-Driving Cars Have a Problem: Safer Human-Driven Ones The technology that was supposed to give us robo-taxis is making human-driven cars safer at a rate that completely autonomous vehicles may have troub...
00:16, 06/16/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, ...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to re...
02:00, 07/13/2019

Exclusive: Controversial skeleton may be a new species of early human A skeleton found decades ago in South Africa may be a new species of Australopithecus, and could help reveal when our ancestors evolved to walk on tw...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Several Arrested In Derby Weekend Human Trafficking Sting Akula, left; Johnson, center; and James, right. **Photo: WAVE 3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Several people are in custody after a LMPD string s...
14:32, 05/07/2019

YouPorn introduces a virtual human brand ambassador YouPorn likes to push the edge with technology. So the porn company is announcing today it has created a virtual ambassador, a computer-animated woma...
15:32, 05/07/2019

How Earth's changing ecosystems may have driven human evolution The most detailed ever look at Earth's prehistoric climate suggests many habitats changed in the past 800,000 years – and this may be why we evolved ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

'The next era of human progress': what lies behind the global new cities epidemic? The urge to build cities from scratch is not new – but this time they are being conceived by private multinational corporations as gilt-edged tax-exe...
11:00, 07/08/2019

Amazon developing device that reads human emotion Amazon is reportedly developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognize human emotions. The gadget, meant to be worn on a person’s...
00:48, 05/24/2019

Machine learning needs human involvement to work effectively Since the first use of advanced software in asset-intensive industries such as utilities, airports, ports, road, rail and mining more than four decad...
10:32, 07/09/2019

Bruce Parry: ‘Human beings have really big problems ahead’ The adventurer and explorer has been to the Amazon and the Arctic. Now he’s setting up a project in Wales as a personal response to the climate crisi...
15:16, 07/14/2019

How surveillance capitalism is changing human nature forever Firms that turn behaviour into saleable data are reshaping society – and us, says Shoshana Zuboff as she discusses her book, The Age of Surveillance ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Bag of bones found at NJ snack stand confirmed to be human The bag of bones found at a New Jersey snack stand overlooking the Hudson River were confirmed as human remains on Wednesday, according to a report. ...
08:32, 07/04/2019

Human bones reportedly found in bag at NJ snack stand A bag of what appears to be human bones was found at a New Jersey snack stand that overlooks the Hudson River, a report said Monday. Employees at the...
11:16, 07/02/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Ca...
22:00, 05/03/2019

| Semenya accuses IAAF of treating her like 'human guinea pig' South Africa's double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has accused world athletics' governing body the IAAF of treating her like "human guinea pi...
18:00, 06/18/2019

Zoroark Can Trick People With Illusions And Turn Into A Human Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the c...
18:48, 05/04/2019

Two-million-year-old toothache may have killed an early human A new analysis of a rare hominin specimen has revealed what may be the earliest known dental abscess – a painful mass of pus growing inside the jaw –...
18:16, 04/28/2019

State prosecutors struggle with human trafficking cases BOSTON (AP) — Laws cracking down on human trafficking are on the books in all 50 states, but convictions are notoriously elusive, and state prosecuto...
19:48, 05/26/2019

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown Mexico’s foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the weekend “rescue” of nearly...
17:00, 06/17/2019

Early human ancestors were breastfed for the first year of life New analysis of ancient hominin teeth suggests Australopithecus africanus, one of the earliest human ancestors, breastfed their children for the firs...
07:32, 07/16/2019

Catch-22 Is "Harrowing, Heartbreaking, Human, and Hilarious" According to the Cast In the mood for a bit of a weird laugh this weekend? Hulu just launched Catch-22, its miniseries adaptation of the classic satirical novel by Joseph...
02:32, 05/18/2019

Climate change could end human civilization by 2050: report A harrowing new climate change report warns we may be on the way to extinction, claiming there is a "high likelihood" human civilization will come to...
03:16, 06/04/2019

Suitcase with human remains retrieved from Cypriot lake A diver has retrieved from the bottom of a man-made lake a suitcase that police officials in Cyprus say contains the decomposing remains of a woman, ...
21:16, 04/28/2019

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occup...
00:00, 06/14/2019

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on Preside...
23:16, 06/19/2019

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ong...
02:48, 07/12/2019

I Am Mother envisions a dark future world where AI is almost human A young girl is raised underground by a robot mother (Rose Byrne) following an extinction event on Earth in I Am Mother. A humanoid sentient robot ...
15:00, 06/13/2019

Disease that can be transferred from dog to human confirmed in Iowa, officials say The zoonotic disease, known as "canine Brucellosis," is spread through reproductive fluids. Instances were found at a small-dog breeding facility. &...
13:16, 05/13/2019

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to em...
20:16, 06/05/2019

'It’s like we’re not even human': the reality of being a trans black woman in America A spate of murders in Texas has triggered old traumas and the harsh reminder of just how dangerous being trans black woman isLeShay Weeks almost didn...
11:32, 06/27/2019

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire si...
15:48, 06/22/2019

UN human rights chief appeals for dialogue in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official urged Venezuela’s government and opposition Friday to put aside d...
10:16, 06/22/2019

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to ...
20:16, 06/21/2019

Pompeo unveils 2019 human trafficking report Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unveiled an annual report on human trafficking Thursday and pledged to "send the strongest message possible to traffic...
22:00, 06/20/2019

Human Workers Can Listen to Some Google Assistant Recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said ...
09:48, 07/12/2019

This human-sized jellyfish is both really cool and kinda scary The world’s oceans are filled with all manner of jaw-dropping creatures, but you have to be in the right place at the right time to actually ca...
01:48, 07/17/2019

DeepMind AI uses teamwork to defeat human 'Quake III' players After developing an AI system that can beat Go and chess, Google-owned DeepMind started tackling a different class of games: multiplayer ones, which ...
12:32, 05/31/2019

Miniature brains grown in the lab have human-like neural activity Neurons in lab-grown ‘mini brains’ can be coaxed into communicating with each other, which might help in disease research – while also raising ethica...
22:32, 06/27/2019

Carbon dioxide levels highest in human history Atmospheric levels of planet-warming carbon dioxide have hit a record high of more than 415 parts per million. The accelerated rise of man-made green...
05:48, 05/14/2019

Google’s Translatotron is an end-to-end model that mimics human voices Google AI today introduced Translatotron, an end-to-end speech-to-speech model capable of retaining the sound of the voice that's being translated.Re...
09:32, 05/16/2019

This "Human Cheese" Is Made From Celebrity Armpit Bacteria A new exhibit at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London features five cheeses have been made with bacteria harvested from the skin of some well-known...
08:32, 06/25/2019

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now e...
19:48, 06/27/2019

‘Climate apartheid’: UN expert says human rights may not survive Right to life is likely to be undermined alongside the rule of law, special rapporteur saysThe world is increasingly at risk of “climate apartheid”, ...
10:48, 06/25/2019

Hospital staff on front lines of war on human trafficking WILMINGTON, Del.– Dawn Culp has been an emergency room nurse at Bayhealth for more than 25 years but says she never had enough resources to foc...
09:16, 05/18/2019

Human waste and abandoned tents pile up on Everest Mount Everest's popularity this season has left the Nepalese government with a huge amount of rubbish to clean up, including human waste, campaigners...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Four human traffickers jailed for life over death of 71 migrants Four human traffickers have been sentenced to life in prison by a Hungarian court for the deaths of 71 migrants found inside an abandoned truck in Au...
21:48, 06/20/2019

Stocks rally cut off by EU threats over Italy's budget European stocks, bond yields and the euro fell on Tuesday as concern about Italy's budget overshadowed talks of a Fiat-Chrysler and Renault merger an...
12:48, 05/28/2019

France did not come out well in FCA-Renault deal: Italy's Di Maio Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio blamed the French state for derailing merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and rival Renault saying Paris had c...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Italy to fine NGOs who rescue migrants at sea Italian government has decided to impose stiff fines on rescuers who bring migrants into port without authorization. It also gave the interior minist...
02:48, 06/12/2019

France did not come out well in FCA-Renault deal -Italy's Di Maio Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio blamed the French state for derailing merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and rival Renault saying Paris had c...
09:48, 06/07/2019

Salvini proclaims Italy to be Washington's best EU ally Italy is the United States' most reliable ally in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday, keen to present himself as a strong, t...
04:48, 06/18/2019

Italy PM says he is confident of avoiding EU action over budget Rome is holding a "constructive" dialogue with the European Commission to avoid a disciplinary procedure on the country's budget, Prime Minister Gius...
14:16, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Italy: Our economic problems won’t be hindrance LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the 2026 Olympics vote (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Italy’s bid team is confident the nation’...
13:48, 06/24/2019

Italy restore fan pride at women's World Cup Italy's women have gone some way to restoring pride among the country's football fans after reaching the World Cup quarter-finals following a series ...
04:16, 06/26/2019

The Latest: Italy rescues 54 migrants from Pakistan VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 2 p.m. Italian authorities say they have taken 54 migrants from Pakistan t...
16:16, 05/25/2019

Italy: Several EU nations agree to take migrants from ship The Italian foreign minister says Italy’s appeal to fellow EU nations to take some of the 40 migrants still aboard a rescue ship anchored off a tiny ...
20:00, 06/28/2019

Italy's Conte says deal on EU jobs still looks difficult Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Monday it was difficult to say if EU leaders would reach an agreement on a candidate to succeed Jean-Cl...
09:16, 07/01/2019

Italy’s ‘cannabis light’ creates buzz even if the pot won’t Shop owners hoping to cash in on Italy’s “green gold rush” by shops selling mild marijuana called “cannabis light” are holding their breath while wai...
10:48, 06/27/2019

Dutch head into World Cup semis after 2-0 win over Italy Second-half headers from Vivianne Miedema and Stefanie van der Gragt earned the Netherlands a 2-0 win over Italy on Saturday as they reached the wome...
20:48, 06/29/2019

Citroen will consider pulling Ogier out of WRC Rally Italy Citroen will consider pulling Sebastien Ogier out of Saturday's Rally Italy stages if the French firm feels there is nothing to gain from the C3 WRC ...
16:16, 06/14/2019

Italy's League says PM must not back down in EU budget fight Italy's League will insist Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte takes a tough line in budget talks with the European Commission and will "stop at nothing" t...
10:32, 06/05/2019

EU to start infringement procedure against Italy: paper The European Commission will launch disciplinary procedures against Italy on Wednesday with a letter stating that Rome's fiscal policies lack prudenc...
10:32, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Italy’s 5-Stars have work to do after EU vote BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on European elections (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The leader of Italy’s governing 5-Star Movement is blaming absten...
19:16, 05/27/2019

Italy’s Toying With a ‘Mini-BOT’ Worries E.U. and Investors The populist government says issuing mini-treasury bills, similar to IOUs, would help Italy deal with its debt. Others see a scheme to leave the euro...
09:32, 06/13/2019

European victory gives Salvini more leverage in Italy Italy’s hard-line Interior Minister Matteo Salvini’s League party saw a surge in support that bolsters his role as the flagbearer of nationalist forc...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Italy Pokes Facebook With $1.1 Million Fine, and Man, I Bet They're Sorry Now Italy’s privacy watchdog announced on Friday its decision to fine world-swallowing social platform Facebook €1 million (about $1.13 million) for the ...
20:00, 06/28/2019

Italy open to taking stake in FCA-Renault tie-up Renault's board is meeting today to review Fiat's proposal after failing to come to a decision Tuesday. Its directors are examining in detail a preli...
21:48, 06/05/2019

EU Threatens Italy for Flouting Budget Rules The EU threatened to punish Italy for flouting budget rules, setting the stage for a renewed confrontation between the EU and Italy over Rome’s plans...
23:48, 06/05/2019

Italy demolishes remains of Genoa bridge The remaining towers of the bridge in Genoa that collapsed nearly a year ago killing 43 people were demolished.        ...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Why athlete sold possessions and moved to Italy British hurdler Andrew Pozzi talks about a career-defining coaching switch, the challenge of a long-distance relationship and the joys of British day...
09:32, 06/06/2019

U.S. billionaire Commisso buys Italy's Fiorentina "Billionaire Rocco Commisso has bought Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family, his U.S. cable company Mediacom Commun...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Opinion: The fine art of defusing Italy's budget row The European Commission has once again said that Italy's fiscal policies lack prudence and violate the bloc's budget rules. DW's Andreas Rostek looks...
20:48, 06/05/2019

Italy's Salvini slams Sea-Watch incident as 'an act of war' The crew of the Sea-Watch rescue ship committed "an act of war" by ramming a police boat to enter port, Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said...
21:32, 06/29/2019

Italy's Prada joins the fur-free chorus Italy's Prada will stop using animal fur in its products from the 2020 women's spring-summer collections to be presented in September, the luxury gro...
17:32, 05/22/2019

Italy: Tourist bus overturns in Tuscany, killing 1 MILAN (AP) — A double-deck bus carrying 60 tourists from eastern Europe overturned on a Tuscan highway Wednesday, killing one passenger and injuring ...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Italy's Di Maio not worried over possible European sanctions Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Friday he was not worried over possible EU sanctions in case of violation of fiscal rules, as he ...
11:32, 05/17/2019

Italy seizes Sea-Watch 3 rescue vessel Italy's far-right interior minister has condemned the seizure of the ship, saying migrants on board should not have set foot in Italy. However, the c...
09:16, 05/20/2019

Italy’s Salvini angered as 47 migrants land despite his ban The Sea-Watch humanitarian group says all of the migrants it rescued off Libya last week have been allowed to land on the southern island of Lampedus...
10:00, 05/20/2019

ZTE says Italy's new powers to intervene in 5G will delay deployment Chinese telecom equipment firm ZTE Corp warned on Wednesday that the Italian government's newly strengthened power to intervene in the development of...
17:48, 07/17/2019

Italy's deputy PM says Alitalia bid deadline is Tuesday The deadline for bids to take part in a plan to rescue Italian flagship carrier Alitalia is next Tuesday, Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Italy PM says nationalization not on the agenda for Carige bank Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday there were no plans to nationalize ailing Italian bank Carige, adding that a market solution to save t...
18:16, 05/09/2019

US man, 22, arrested in Italy in killing of store owner Italian police arrested a 22-year-old U.S. citizen on Saturday suspected of killing a 74-year-old Italian clothing store owner in a small town near R...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Italy's Salvini investigated over use of state flights Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has been put under investigation over possible misuse of state flights while campaigning for European el...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Italy's Salvini angered as 47 migrants land despite his ban Italy's hard-line interior minister is reacting with anger after migrants rescued by a humanitarian ship landed on Italy's southern island of Lampedu...
11:32, 05/20/2019

Women shouldn't have to tell abortion stories to remind lawmakers they're human #YouKnowMe is both powerful and profoundly depressing – women shouldn’t have to justify wanting bodily autonomySign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a ...
00:16, 05/19/2019

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen Israel's Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he fights a deportation o...
16:48, 06/02/2019

Tennessee man arrested after police say human torso found in car: report A severed human torso was reportedly found in a Tennessee man's crashed car after an attempted traffic stop on Sunday. Now Dorrae Debrice Johnson of ...
11:16, 06/18/2019

Statistical Date Analysis Concludes That 'Ancient Human' Was Not Our Ancestor One of the great issues in all of science is the search for the direct ancestor of modern humans. Many species of hominin have been put forward down ...
21:16, 05/09/2019

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing d...
00:00, 06/18/2019

The first human farmers continued to forage a wide diet from nature We used to think that our pre-historic switch to farming restricted our diets and deprived us of nutrition, but new evidence suggests this wasn’t the...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Stone tools hint that our first human ancestors lived all over Africa We thought the first Homo species evolved in East Africa 2.8 million years ago, but stone tools from Algeria suggest our origins may have spanned the...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Human Rights Watch reports new wave of Chechnya gay abuse MOSCOW (AP) — Human Rights Watch is reporting a new wave of gay men being detained and tortured in the Russian republic of Chechnya. The group said i...
16:32, 05/09/2019

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from ...
23:32, 07/08/2019

Reggie Jackson remembers Bill Buckner as 'a great human being' Hall of Fame outfielder Reggie Jackson was among those who recalled playing with baseball great Bill Buckner, days after the former infield died batt...
20:32, 05/31/2019

Snail-inspired reversible superglue can hold weight of a human Scientists have demonstrated how the super strong product can hold the weight of an average male with only two postage stamp-sized squares of the sub...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Four human traffickers jailed for life over migrant truck deaths Four years ago, the bodies of 71 migrants were found inside an abandoned truck in Austria. The main suspects had already been sentenced, but now an a...
11:32, 06/20/2019

PEN World Voices Festival: Surveillance Capitalism, Human Autonomy, And you Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New ...
17:00, 05/03/2019

HBO's Chernobyl drama highlights the human cost of nuclear catastrophe An intense new HBO miniseries about the world's worst nuclear accident turns the Chernobyl Soviet scientists into unlikely heroes in its portrayal of...
19:32, 05/03/2019

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political...
07:32, 06/20/2019

Watch super slow-mo video from a camera with human-like vision Conventional video cameras that capture scenes frame by frame have little in common with our eyes, which see the world continuously. A new type of de...
18:48, 07/09/2019

Chimp sign language and human communication follow the same rules Gestures used by chimpanzees to communicate with each other follow some of the same rules intrinsic to human language, according to a study of chimps...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As...
13:32, 07/10/2019

Human remains found behind newly purchased Massachusetts home A Massachusetts contractor preparing a newly purchased home for its owner’s move-in day next month has discovered a set of human remains in its backy...
22:48, 06/18/2019

On World Bee day, human activity blamed for falling pollinator numbers If you think you’re busy, then spare a thought for the world’s bees; for they, along with other insects and animals, are responsible for pollinating ...
18:32, 05/20/2019

Aerial photos show human impact on natural world Viewed from above, the Mediterranean's salt farms take the form of abstract paintings. Piles of crystallized salt, which divide the artificial ponds,...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Researchers say 6G will stream human brain-caliber AI to wireless devices In the 2G era, storing 1,000 songs in your pocket was a big deal, but with 6G, your pocket device will wirelessly access human brain-caliber AI, anyw...
20:00, 06/14/2019

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposi...
19:00, 06/14/2019

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a government using surveillance technology developed by a pr...
19:48, 05/14/2019

Key European human rights body marks 70th birthday Over 30 European foreign ministers have gathered in the Finnish capital to mark the 70th anniversary of the continent's key human rights body, the Co...
21:48, 05/16/2019

Eye transplants? Researchers 3D-print first human cornea in U.S., paving way for advancements The scientific breakthrough could lead to far-reaching advancements, from transplants to testing of new cornea-relief products.    &#...
17:32, 06/10/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against...
19:32, 05/16/2019

US mass deportations would lead to 'tremendous human rights abuses' Grace Meng from Human Rights Watch told DW that even though recent immigration raids in US cities weren't as extensive as planned, they still struck ...
12:32, 07/16/2019

Machine learning goes beyond theory to beat human poker champs How to deal with a breakdown in theoretical support in machine learning? Researchers from Carnegie Mellon and Facebook describe winning many hands ag...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Amnesty International accuses Venezuela of human rights violations Amnesty International on Tuesday asked the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged "crimes against humanity" committed by the government ...
05:00, 05/15/2019

'Pieces of human society': deep ocean may be riddled with microplastics Quantity of particles hundreds of meters underwater off California is on par with Great Pacific Garbage Patch, study findsAnela Choy, a biological oc...
12:16, 06/06/2019

Advancing human exploration: Is space the final frontier, and how can data and AI get us there? Fifty years after the moon landing, it's not just NASA working on what many consider the final frontier for humanity: space travel. NASA, however, is...
20:48, 07/15/2019

As Walmart turns to robots, it’s the human workers who feel like machines Workers at the some of the retail giant's stores said they had long expected the robots would take their jobs one day. But they hadn’t expected this ...
14:48, 06/06/2019

Human-powered ferry makes a difference for tourists — and the captain Maik Slotta is a man you won't forget. He runs the only remaining manually operated ferry in the German state of Brandenburg, and there's no one to r...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Carbon dioxide in atmosphere hits level never before seen in human history The Earth is dealing with something that it hasn’t faced in at least the last 800,000 years. It’s a dramatic shift in the levels of carbon dioxide pr...
16:32, 05/14/2019

NeRay exploits human foolishness in an overstuffed Legends Of Tomorrow It is to the great credit of Legends Of Tomorrow that the show’s writers have discovered a very particular sweet spot, one shared by some of TV’s bes...
11:32, 05/14/2019

New Data Platform Illuminates History of Human Environmental Impact The human environmental footprint is not only deep, but old. Ancient traces of this footprint can be found in animal bones, shells, scales, and antle...
00:48, 05/14/2019

Report: Human traffickers in Africa shifting business models ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A new report indicates human traffickers in East and North Africa are shifting their business models to evade detection....
14:16, 05/10/2019

Oldest human remains outside Africa found in Europe: researchers More than 200,000 years old, skull fragments found in Greece show Homo sapiens reached Europe from Africa much earlier than previously known. The fin...
03:32, 07/11/2019

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all n...
19:00, 04/28/2019

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this week, calling o...
21:32, 05/17/2019

Stranded Rohingyas linked to human trafficking: Thai police Thai police said on Thursday there is enough evidence to press human trafficking charges against the captain and crew of a boat carrying 65 Rohingya ...
10:16, 06/13/2019

Realistic Human Face Coin Purse Is Nightmare Fuel Japan’s DJ Doooo not only makes music but also wraps everyday objects in realistic-looking human flesh. The result is starting, and ghoulish....
19:32, 06/04/2019

Gene-edited pig organs being tested on monkeys in hopes of human use For George Church, the future is finally now. Back in 2017, the Harvard University geneticist predicted that a startup company he co-founded, eGenesi...
01:16, 06/13/2019

NASA Selects 11 US Firms to Build Human Lunar Landers NASA has selected 11 companies including Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, Elon Musk's SpaceX to develop prototypes of human landers for its Artemis lunar exp...
13:32, 05/17/2019

Human leg, other body parts found in Coney Island: cops A human leg was found Thursday in Coney Island — and cops believe there’s even more remains stuck in a jetty next to the aquarium, according to...
05:16, 07/12/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit new landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.     ...
16:16, 05/13/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.     ...
22:48, 05/13/2019

New Human Rights Panel Raises Fears of a Narrowing U.S. Advocacy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the panel would give the administration guidance, but some lawmakers argued it could limit advocacy for women’s r...
01:16, 07/09/2019

'Human Fall Flat' lands on iOS and Android June 26th Human Fall Flat has proven a big hit on consoles and PC, with more than five million copies sold by last February as players hopped into No Brakes Ga...
15:32, 06/20/2019

Poland must maintain judicial independence: human rights official Poland's government needs to do more to preserve judicial independence and avoid "undermining public confidence in it," the Council of Europe's Commi...
13:32, 06/28/2019

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out t...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Abandoned tents, human waste piling up on Mount Everest KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The record number of climbers on Mount Everest this season has left a cleanup crew grappling with how to clear away everythin...
04:48, 06/24/2019

New research shows human cells mimic computer chips Living cells are wired like computer chips, using direct signals to instruct them how to function, but they can also change behavior rapidly -- somet...
19:32, 05/24/2019

Berlin's Asian food hub implicated in human trafficking network German police have identified a popular Asian food market in Berlin as an important waystation in a global human trafficking network, Berlin media ha...
06:32, 06/23/2019

Elon Musk Forecasts Grim Future of Human Race Elon Musk's grim forecast of humanity suggests that a "population bomb" would lead to a worldwide collapse in humans in the coming decades and everyb...
17:48, 06/22/2019

Seeing SpongeBob SquarePants Actors as Human Versions of Their Characters May Haunt You What happens when SpongeBob SquarePants comes to life? Well, the above picture happens. It's...a little jarring. The voice cast of the long-running ...
20:48, 05/22/2019

Algerian human rights militant dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia ha...
19:16, 05/28/2019

Human remains found inside suitcase near Indianapolis creek Homicide detectives are searching for answers after a suitcase with human remains was found near a creek in Indianapolis. Authorities responded to a ...
20:32, 05/28/2019

Neuromorphic chip has the architecture similar to neurons of the human brain Neuromorphic hardware has been around for a while but is finally gaining traction and is beginning to be applied in exciting new ways.“It ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Chilean police break up migrant human trafficking ring Chilean prosecutors are indicting at least 10 people over their alleged links to a human trafficking ring that smuggled hundreds of Chinese migrants ...
22:32, 05/25/2019

Tesla's Navigate Is Worse Than Human Driving: Consumer Reports Car buyers have shown that they’re ready to embrace autonomous cars—but are automakers actually equipped to meet that demand? A new Consumer Reports ...
16:00, 05/22/2019

North Korea: John Bolton is a 'defective human product' North Korea branded U.S. national security adviser John Bolton a “defective human product” on Monday after he accused the rogue state of violating U....
18:48, 05/27/2019

England's 'super-human' Stokes revels in ultimate vindication "Most players would have been broken by what happened at the end of the T20 World Cup final in 2016 but Ben Stokes, the bowler destroyed by West Indi...
03:00, 07/15/2019

Google built an AI that detects lung cancer better than human doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Human Rights Campaign Picks Alphonso David as New President For the first time, a person of color will be the face of the nation’s largest LGBTQ lobby. The Human Rights Campaign on Tuesday announced civi...
19:48, 06/25/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions...
03:00, 06/25/2019

Turning loved ones into soil? Washington becomes first state to allow human composting Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday to approve "natural organic reduction," or "human composting." The process turns bodies into soil in weeks...
14:00, 05/22/2019

Texas police find second set of human bones near park outside of Houston Police in Texas are combing a park outside of Houston Tuesday after finding human bones at an abandoned property just steps away from where another s...
20:32, 07/09/2019

Majority of Britons believe climate-change could end human race: poll A majority of Britons believe that climate-change could end the human race, a poll showed on Wednesday after days of high-profile protests by activis...
17:16, 05/01/2019

Washington Governor signs bill to allow composting human bodies Enlarge / Mockup of a future Recompose facility. (credit: MOLT Studios) This week, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill to allow the compos...
20:16, 05/26/2019

UN human rights chief meets in Venezuela with Guaidó, Maduro The top U.N. human rights official has met separately in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and President Nicolás Maduro, who are ...
03:48, 06/22/2019

UK study shows seals copying human voice, singing Gray seals can copy the sound of human words and songs, a new research by the University of St Andrews has found. (June 21)     ...
01:32, 06/22/2019

Custom-built drone delivers human kidney for transplant A kidney was delivered via drone for a scheduled transplant — in a first-ever technique that medical professionals hope will make future organ delive...
14:16, 05/02/2019

Amazon reportedly developing a wearable that recognizes human emotions In its latest effort to be involved in every aspect of our lives, Amazon is reportedly working on a new voice-activated wearable device that is capab...
18:32, 05/23/2019

US Adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba To Blacklist On Human Trafficking The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking,...
00:16, 06/21/2019

Why human oversight will be essential to the next generation of automated data anaytics We’ve all read the news and heard the scaremongering stories around potential flaws and biases in Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems. Despit...
12:48, 05/30/2019

TfL Tube chiefs ban adverts from 11 countries over poor human rights Transport for London has suspended new adverts from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates while it carries out a review of countries wi...
14:16, 05/02/2019

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzha...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Microsoft’s latest security service uses human intelligence, not artificial Enlarge / Microsoft security experts monitoring the world, looking for hackers. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft has announced two new cloud services ...
15:32, 05/02/2019

A dog found a big bone that turned out to be human. Police are seeking answers Seneca, South Carolina police searched this week for human remains after a homeowner's dog found a large bone that belonged to a human female. ...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Sensor-packed glove learns signatures of the human grasp Wearing a sensor-packed glove while handling a variety of objects, MIT researchers have compiled a massive dataset that enables an AI system to recog...
20:48, 05/29/2019

Nxivm leader wanted branding ceremonies to be like human sacrifices Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere wanted the branding of his female slaves to mimic ritualistic human sacrifice, a Brooklyn jury heard Wednesday....
03:16, 05/23/2019

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly forme...
18:32, 07/11/2019

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro The United Nations’ top human rights official is preparing to hold separate meetings in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and Pre...
16:48, 06/21/2019

Italy jails 24 South Americans over Condor-era killings An Italian court has handed life sentences to 24 ex-officials from South America over their role in Operation Condor. It's estimated that thousands o...
05:00, 07/09/2019

Nicola Zingaretti pledges to take on Italy's rightwing government Leader of centre-left Democratic party is third in the polls for European electionsNicola Zingaretti, the new leader of Italy’s centre-left Democrati...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Italy will discuss later this year how to fund tax cuts: Di Maio The Italian government is committed to forging ahead with ambitious tax cuts in 2020 and will discuss how to finance them later in the year, Deputy P...
10:16, 06/13/2019

Italy closes investigation against Spanish rescue crew A judge in Sicily has dropped an investigation into two members of the Spanish aid group Proactiva Open Arms that stemmed from a standoff last year w...
15:48, 05/15/2019

A foreign mafia has come to Italy and further polarized the migration debate The Nigerian mafia has built Italy into a European hub, smuggling cocaine from South America, heroin from Asia, and trafficking women by the tens of ...
22:16, 06/25/2019

Italy explains refusal to recognize Venezuela's Guaido Italy is explaining its refusal to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president, saying it doesn't want to contribute to a...
00:16, 05/12/2019

Amanda Knox returns to Italy for first time since acquittal Once accused of brutally murdering her roommate, the exonerated journalist has called for an end to "irresponsible media." Her case gained widespread...
15:16, 06/15/2019

Italy's Salvini threatens to use strict new law on German NGO boat Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened on Wednesday to use tough, new measures for the first time on a German charity ship, Sea Watch, a...
21:48, 06/12/2019

Italy explains refusal to recognize Venezuela’s Guaido Italy is explaining its refusal to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president, saying it doesn’t want to contribute to a...
21:32, 05/11/2019

Italy v China: Women's World Cup 2019 last 16 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the 5pm BST kick-offDavid Squires on … the Women’s World Cup, VAR and moreAnd you can email Paul here or tweet him her...
19:16, 06/25/2019

Italy's Conte says cannot accept 'precooked package' for EU top jobs Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Monday said Italy could not accept a precooked deal that would see Frans Timmermans as EU executive but was not agai...
14:32, 07/01/2019

Italy's top leaders in Tunisia to shore up ties, security Italy's chief of government and an array of top ministers are visiting Tunisia, a leading strategic and economic partner whose shared concerns includ...
12:32, 04/30/2019

Australia v Italy: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Matildas’ opener in ValenciennesWomen’s World Cup Golden Boot tableAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 10.43am BST Former Mat...
11:48, 06/09/2019

The Latest: EU official urges Italy to let migrants land MILAN (AP) — The Latest on migrants and asylum-seekers in Europe (all times local): 12:40 p.m. The EU’s top migration official is urging Italy ...
13:32, 06/27/2019

Italy Stun Australia With Stoppage-Time Winner The first Women’s World Cup match of the day, between Italy and Australia, was a spicy one. Australia took a 1-0 lead early in the first half thanks ...
17:00, 06/09/2019

Soccer: Italy upset Australia with Bonansea double Barbara Bonansea scored twice to give Italy a surprise, last-gasp 2-1 victory against Australia in their opening Group C game at the women's World Cu...
21:00, 06/09/2019

Rescue ship with 42 migrants stuck off Italy’s Lampedusa MILAN (AP) — A German humanitarian rescue ship with 42 rescued migrants onboard remains anchored off Italy’s southernmost island of Lampedusa a...
13:32, 06/27/2019

Italy's Berlusconi hospitalized but vows to resume campaign Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was hospitalized with severe kidney pain on Tuesday but his political party said the 82-year-old plan...
13:16, 04/30/2019