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Sudan's foreign ministry summons British ambassador: agency

Sudan's foreign ministry summoned on Wednesday the British ambassador in Khartoum to protest his remarks on political developments in the country, Sudan's state news agency (SUNA) reported....

Sudan's foreign ministry summons British ambassador: agency

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China ministry summons mayors of six cities for failing to meet smog targets China's environment ministry has summoned the mayors of six northern Chinese cities to a meeting in Beijing to account for their failures to meet win...
11:32, 06/13/2019

Probe Agency Summons Main Suspect Mansoor Khan In IMA Jewels Case The ED has summoned Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the owner of IMA Jewels, for questioning in connection with its money laundering probe into the alleged po...
07:48, 06/21/2019

Probe Agency Summons Chanda Kochhar On June 10 Over Money Laundering Case Former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar has been asked to depose before the Enforcement Directorate or ED next week as the agency has decided to expand ...
18:32, 06/08/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee summons mysterious British security consultant Senate investigators have added yet another name to the constantly evolving cast of characters in the Russia investigation.On April 5, just 2 weeks a...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Vote Against Palestinian NGO Not Against Their Cause: Foreign Ministry India's vote in the UN's ECOSOC against a Palestinian NGO should not in any way be construed as a vote against the Palestinian cause, the External Af...
22:16, 06/20/2019

No Official Communication From US On H-1B Visa Issue: Foreign Ministry The centre is engaged with the US Congress on H-1B work visas but has not heard anything official from Washington on capping such permits for Indians...
16:48, 06/20/2019

Iran is ready for any threat to territory, says foreign ministry Iran showed no sign of backing down Saturday in the standoff with the United States over the downing of a drone, insisting that it was ready to count...
13:00, 06/22/2019

Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with U.S.: foreign ministry Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with the United States, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Tuesday, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump s...
08:00, 05/29/2019

Foreign Ministry Proposes Manufacture Of E-Passports On Priority External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Monday said his ministry has proposed manufacture of e-passports on priority so that the travel document with ...
16:16, 06/24/2019

"Fake": Foreign Ministry On Report Saying India Ready For Talks With Pak India on Thursday dismissed as "fake news" a Pakistani media report claiming New Delhi is ready for talks with Islamabad, saying there is no change i...
22:16, 06/20/2019

China's Ambassador To India Luo Zhaohui Appointed Vice Foreign Minister Outgoing Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui has been elevated as vice-minister of foreign affairs. Announcing Mr Luo's appointment as the vice f...
23:16, 05/29/2019

Venezuela's UN ambassador: 'foreign powers' like Trump trying to destabilize legitimate government Samuel Moncada, who is the U.N. ambassador for Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro’s government, is claiming foreign interventions are the reason for hi...
00:16, 05/01/2019

China foreign ministry says Hong Kong affairs an internal matter China's foreign ministry said on Saturday Hong Kong matters were a Chinese internal affair and no country, organization or individual has a right to ...
15:32, 06/15/2019

New U.S. sanctions show offer of talks with Iran not genuine: Foreign Ministry Additional sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States show that Washington's offer of talks is not genuine, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ab...
11:16, 06/08/2019

U.S. Needs Cabinet Agency Focused on Women and Girls, Says Former Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues It’s time for President Donald Trump to create a Cabinet-level agency focused on women and girls to help “guarantee that women’s is...
15:00, 05/30/2019

No meeting planned between India, Pakistan PMs at regional summit: India foreign ministry There is no bilateral meeting planned between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan at a regional summit next week, India's foreign ministry spok...
13:00, 06/06/2019

Probe Agency Says P Chidambaram, Son Withheld Foreign Bank Account Info The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday alleged in a Delhi court that former Union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti "withheld information" fr...
18:16, 05/30/2019

British Foreign Minister Says EU Willing To Renegotiate Brexit Deal British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a contender to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said Sunday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had ind...
18:00, 06/09/2019

Foreign Office warns British-Iranian nationals against travel to Iran The Foreign Office has advised dual British-Iranian nationals against all travel to Iran, warning they face an "unacceptably higher" risk of detentio...
18:48, 05/17/2019

South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jacket...
11:32, 05/30/2019

British foreign secretary slams opposition Labour Party’s ‘anti-Americanism’ over Trump visit British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday accused opposition MPs belonging to the left-wing Labour Party of “anti-Americanism” for their criti...
23:48, 05/14/2019

Tennessee agency investigated 186 child deaths in 2018; most children were known to agency The children ranged in age from 1 day to 17. They died from abuse, neglect and natural causes, according to the Department of Children's Service...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Report says Sudan summons its envoy from Qatar CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s state-run news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned the country’s envoy from Qatar, a day after the satelli...
17:48, 06/01/2019

Facebook’s Zuckerberg, Sandberg will not appear at Ottawa hearing despite summons Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and executive Sheryl Sandberg will not appear at a hearing in Ottawa this week despite receiving summonses from Parliame...
05:32, 05/28/2019

CBI Summons Narada Sting Operation Whistleblower For Questioning The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday summoned Mathew Samuel, the whistleblower in the Narada sting operation case, to appear before it fo...
23:32, 06/19/2019

Iran summons Emirates’ top envoy over US drone incident TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has summoned the United Arab Emirates’ top envoy to Tehran to protest the neighboring Arab nation’s allowing the...
15:32, 06/22/2019

Iran summons UK envoy over 'unfounded' tanker accusations Iran on Saturday summoned the British ambassador to Tehran after London blamed it for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the semi-official S...
21:00, 06/15/2019

| Boris Johnson challenges misconduct summons in court Former foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, challenged a lawsuit accusing him of knowi...
22:16, 06/07/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Skips CBI Summons In Chit Fund Case, Says On Leave Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar did not appear for questioning byCBI officials in Kolkata today despite a summon sent to him on Sunday night...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Cambodian court summons members of defunct opposition party PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A court in northwestern Cambodia has summoned for questioning more than two dozen regional members of the defunct opposit...
12:32, 05/08/2019

A Smackdown in the Kennedy Clan Summons Up the History of Presidents and Vaccines Family quarrels are usually private things—unless of course, the family is famous. A public spat among boldface names broke out on May 8, when ...
02:48, 05/10/2019

| Boris Johnson wins court challenge over misconduct summons Former foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, won his bid to block a lawsuit accusing hi...
22:16, 06/07/2019

Israel summons French envoy for diplomat's apartheid remark Israel's Foreign Ministry says it has summoned the French ambassador to protest remarks made by the former French envoy to Washington, in which he ca...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Zuckerberg, Sandberg decline summons to testify before Canada's Parliament Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg won't attend a hearing before the Canadian Parliament to which they were sum...
14:32, 05/28/2019

China Summons US Envoy To Complain About Hong Kong Remarks China summoned a senior US diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about US comments on Hong Kong, after proposed US legislation that would re...
23:00, 06/14/2019

China's top steel city Tangshan summons 48 firms over air pollution China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan has summoned executives from 48 regional companies with high pollution emissions to a meeting and ordered th...
13:32, 06/17/2019

China summons U.S. diplomat to complain about Hong Kong remarks China summoned a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about U.S. comments on Hong Kong, after proposed U.S. legislation that wo...
14:00, 06/14/2019

China Summons Tech Giants to Warn Against Cooperating With Trump Ban Chinese officials told the companies there would be dire consequences if they cut sales or pulled production from China, people familiar with the mee...
08:32, 06/08/2019

Iran Summons United Arab Emirates’ Top Envoy Over U.S. Drone Incident TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has summoned the United Arab Emirates’ top envoy to Tehran to protest the neighboring Arab nation’s allowing th...
20:00, 06/22/2019

Mets crisis meeting: Wilpon summons Callaway, Van Wagenen for powwow Jeff Wilpon, Brodie Van Wagenen and Mickey Callaway met for 90 minutes Friday, with the Mets’ COO imploring his manager to use anything learned from ...
02:48, 05/11/2019

Court Summons Rahul Gandhi For "Modi Surname Common For Thieves" Remark A court in Surat Thursday issued summons to Rahul Gandhi in response to a criminal defamation suit filed by a Gujarat MLA over the Congress president...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Filipino ambassador recalled over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Ma...
04:48, 05/17/2019

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

There's a '50-50' chance of a trade deal at the G-20, says former US ambassador Investors will be scrutinizing the G-20 summit in June, as U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set to meet amid their es...
09:00, 05/15/2019

Philippines recalls ambassador to Canada over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Ma...
23:16, 05/16/2019

US ambassador says Israel 'has the right to retain some' of the West Bank President Trump’s administration won’t “prejudge” an Israeli effort to annex settlements in the West Bank, according to the top U.S. envoy to Israel....
18:48, 06/08/2019

The Latest: Ambassador says ‘the limit is Mexican dignity’ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on scheduled talks between the U.S. and Mexico (all times local): 9:15 a.m. Mexico has launched a counter-offensive agai...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Brexit viewed with incredulity overseas, says ambassador UK ambassador to South Korea says no serious decision-maker there thinks Brexit is a good ideaBritish ambassadors have been sending messages to the F...
23:32, 06/23/2019

Irish ambassador: ‘We have a very strong relationship with Argentina’ Ireland’s Ambassador to Argentina, Jackie O’Halloran, on bilateral relations, the impact of Brexit and the push to legalise abortion on both sides of...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Rihanna Proves She Is Her Best Fenty Brand Ambassador Again “Fearlessness is a façade,” Rihanna told Vogue of the pressure she feels to perform. The ceaseless hype surrounding the most-anticipated label launc...
12:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. Ambassador to China visiting Tibet this week U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was scheduled to visit Tibet this week, a U.S. embassy spokesperson said, the first visit to the region by a ...
07:48, 05/20/2019

Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the league after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles over the winter...
03:16, 05/25/2019

Japanese Ambassador To Sweden Sees Pikachu As His Son While I’ve been gearing up for the Detective Pikachu movie, I’ve noticed how many other people around me, and all over the world, are also excited an...
21:48, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Venezuelan ambassador rebukes Spain Venezuela’s ambassador in Madrid is rebuking the Spanish government for allowing a leading opponent of President Nicolás Maduro to speak out from his...
14:48, 05/03/2019

China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said on Tuesday that Beijing was ready to resume trade talks with Washington, but blamed the U.S....
01:48, 05/22/2019

Germany: Israeli ambassador shuns contact with far-right AfD The Israeli ambassador to Germany says he is avoiding any contact with the far-right Alternative for Germany party because their leaders have said th...
13:48, 05/12/2019

U.S. ambassador: Dutch should ban Huawei outright on 5G network U.S. Ambassador Pete Hoekstra said on Wednesday the Dutch government should ban Huawei outright from supplying equipment for a new 5G mobile telecomm...
19:32, 06/05/2019

Nigerian ambassador is next UN General Assembly president UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Members of the United Nations General Assembly have chosen the Nigerian ambassador to the world body as its next president. The...
21:32, 06/04/2019

New U.S. ambassador to Saudi arrives in Riyadh after two-year gap The new U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia, retired general John Abizaid, arrived in Riyadh on Thursday, an embassy statement said, filling a position v...
22:16, 05/02/2019

Trump's new ambassador to Colombia was once expelled from Bolivia Philip Goldberg was accused of fomenting dissent in 2008Conservative will oversee vast military aid budgetDonald Trump has nominated a controversial ...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Greek Anarchists Vandalize U.S. Ambassador’s Home An anarchist group called Rouvikonas claimed responsibility, saying it was acting in solidarity with an imprisoned hit man for a now-defunct terroris...
13:16, 05/15/2019

Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico injured in traffic accident Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico, Nelson Olivero, was injured in a traffic accident in Mexico City, along with several others from the embassy, the G...
09:00, 05/26/2019

Chinese ambassador warns Britain over blocking Huawei: BBC China's ambassador to London warned the British government that if Huawei is blocked from developing 5G networks then it will hurt Chinese trade and ...
10:16, 06/13/2019

U.S. ambassador urges China to talk to the Dalai Lama China should hold talks with Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad told Chinese officials during a trip t...
09:00, 05/26/2019

AP source: Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the details says that Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the le...
07:48, 05/24/2019

Chinese ambassador warns Britain over blocking Huawei - BBC China's ambassador to London warned the British government that if Huawei is blocked from developing 5G networks then it will hurt Chinese trade and ...
09:16, 06/13/2019

US ambassador to China to make rare visit to Tibet US ambassador to China Terry Branstad's trip to Tibet will be the first to the region by an American envoy in four years. He is expected to raise con...
09:16, 05/20/2019

US ambassador in China makes rare visit to Tibet The U.S. ambassador to China is making a rare visit to Tibet to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhist practices and ...
11:32, 05/20/2019

US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the...
13:16, 05/25/2019

CORRECTED-U.S. ambassador: Dutch should ban Huawei outright on 5G network U.S. Ambassador Pete Hoekstra said on Wednesday the Dutch government should ban Huawei outright from supplying equipment for a new 5G mobile telecomm...
01:00, 06/06/2019

U.S. Democrats question Trump administration over Ukraine ambassador Two senior U.S. Democrats questioned President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday over the departure of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine months b...
04:48, 05/08/2019

| US ambassador flees teargas at Malawi election protest The US ambassador to Malawi was forced to hurriedly leave the main opposition party's headquarters as police fired teargas at protests outside over a...
18:16, 06/06/2019

Polish PM condemns 'xenophobic' attack on ambassador to Israel The ambassador was spat at in his car near the Polish embassy in Tel Aviv, according to police. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki called the incident...
19:32, 05/15/2019

Trump's ambassador Grenell muddled on Merkel comments Ambassador Richard Grenell has again earned the ire of the German public. This time for perpetuating a misleading story about Merkel calling the Unit...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Smooth confirmation seen for Trump nominee to be ambassador to Mexico U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Mexico had a smooth U.S. Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday, and looked likely to easil...
21:32, 05/21/2019

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

US Ambassador to Greece condemns vandal attack on his home ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Greece has condemned a vandalism attack on his home in Athens, after paint was thrown at the wall outsid...
11:16, 05/15/2019

WRAPUP 1-China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Beijing is ready to resume trade talks with Washington, China's ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said, as a top U.S. business lobby in Chi...
06:48, 05/22/2019

U.S. Ambassador Says Israel Has Right to Annex Parts of West Bank Ambassador David M. Friedman opened the door to American acceptance of Israel’s annexation of parts of the West Bank, a move that would violate inter...
11:16, 06/08/2019

Poland demands reaction over assault of ambassador to Israel WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s foreign ministry says it has summoned Israel’s ambassador to the country to explain why the Polish ambassa...
11:16, 05/15/2019

US ambassador: Israel has right to annex parts of West Bank David Friedman gives interview to New York Times‘Israel has right to some, but unlikely all’ of disputed territoryThe US ambassador to Israel did not...
20:48, 06/08/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador’s residence Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country’s opposition-controlled National Assembly has taken refuge in ...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador's residence Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country's opposition-controlled National Assembly has taken refuge in ...
13:32, 05/10/2019

Madrasas Should Be Under Religious And Cultural Ministry: Sri Lanka PM Madrasas in Sri Lanka should be regulated by the Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs Ministry and not by the Education Ministry, Prime Minister Ran...
13:32, 05/04/2019

DoT Said to Consult Home Ministry, PMO on Huawei in 5G Trials DoT will consult with the Home Ministry and the PMO before taking a final call on allowing Huawei to take part in the upcoming 5G spectrum-based fiel...
22:32, 06/07/2019

PM Modi's Government Forms New Jal Shakti Ministry: What It Does The Jal Shakti Ministry will encompass issues ranging from international and inter-states water disputes, the Namami Gange project - which is a flags...
16:48, 05/31/2019

Economy Appears To Have Slowed Down, Says Finance Ministry India's economy appears to have slowed down slightly in 2018-19, department of economic affairs under the Ministry of Finance said in a monthly econo...
21:48, 05/02/2019

Israel’s U.N. Ambassador gives the U.N. Security Council a history lesson on the Bible In what was an unusual sight for the Security Council, Israel’s ambassador Danny Danon during his speech covered his head with a black Yarmulke and p...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Princess Rima Bint Bandar: Saudi's First Woman Ambassador Princess Rima bint Bandar, Saudi Arabia's first woman ambassador, is a social campaigner on the front line of government efforts to boost the kingdom...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Trump’s UN pick was absent more than 300 days from post as ambassador to Canada “I find this staggering amount of time away from post very troubling and an abdication of leadership," said Bob Menendez, top Democrat on the Senate ...
23:48, 06/19/2019

US NATO ambassador says Turkey must back down on Russian missile purchase Turkey has to decide whether to complete a complex arms deal with the U.S. which allows access to the F-35 jet or risk penalties by buying a Russian ...
19:16, 06/04/2019

U.S. ambassador to China to make first visit to Tibet since 2013: report U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was due to begin visiting Tibet on Sunday for official meetings and visits to religious and cultural sites, a...
02:00, 05/20/2019

China-Canada differences run much deeper than outgoing ambassador: minister Jim Carr said the federal government is awaiting China's decision on its replacement for outgoing ambassador Lu Shaye, who has had harsh words for Ca...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Former UN ambassador: North Koreans' test-firing was likely intended to show they’re ‘still around’ Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson reacted Thursday to reports that North Korea fired two short-range missiles saying, “rig...
23:32, 05/09/2019

Brazil reports atypical case of mad cow disease: ministry The Brazilian government reported on Friday a case of atypical mad cow disease in an animal in Mato Grosso state, according to a statement from the c...
07:32, 06/01/2019

Law Ministry Will Not Only Be A 'Post Office': Ravi Shankar Prasad Union Ravi Shankar Prasad, who took charge of the Law Ministry on Monday, said he and his ministry will not be merely a "post office" but a stakehold...
18:16, 06/03/2019

After BJP Snub Over Ministry Berths, Nitish Kumar Gets An Invite Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's rift with the BJP over cabinet berths has been interpreted as an opportunity by Lalu Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal...
00:48, 06/04/2019

Telecom Ministry to Start Identifying New Spectrum Bands for 5G Department of Telecom will start identifying and making available new spectrum bands for access and backhaul segments for timely deployment and growt...
10:32, 05/27/2019

China opposes use of unilateral sanctions against its entities: ministry China strongly opposes other countries imposing unilateral sanctions on Chinese entities, a Commerce Ministry spokesman said in response to the lates...
10:00, 05/16/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop, Sent To Delhi, Fails To Report At Home Ministry Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar did not turn up at the Home Ministry in Delhi where he was supposed to reach by 10 am today, after the Elect...
10:32, 05/16/2019

Turkey seeks 249 suspects over cheating at ministry exam Authorities in Turkey have issued detention warrants for 249 people as part of an investigation into alleged cheating during exams to recruit staff t...
12:48, 05/20/2019

India creates new ministry to tackle water crisis NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government has created a new ministry to grapple with a growing water crisis, with more than 60% of the country’...
13:00, 06/20/2019

Germany liaising with EU on U.S. car tariffs, won't speculate on U.S. timing: ministry Germany is liaising closely with the European Union on a U.S. threat to impose higher car tariffs, the Economy Ministry said on Monday, adding that t...
11:32, 05/13/2019

Venezuela's ambassador to Italy resigns, blaming government's lack of money Isaías Rodríguez says US sanctions against Caracas means he cannot afford to carry out his dutiesThe Venezuelan ambassador to Italy has resigned, say...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Reporter's Notebook: North Korea's UN ambassador silent about Otto Warmbier When we saw Kim Jong Un's ambassador to the United Nations, Kim Song, leaving the U.N. Secretariat building, I thought that his sudden appearance pre...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Halt: In first, Trump’s ambassador to Germany requests $0 more in budget, cuts spending Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany and an ardent supporter of President Trump’s agenda, has broken the long practice of embassies seekin...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Jürgen Klopp wins German Football Ambassador award 2019 Jürgen Klopp has been named the German Football Ambassador for 2019 following his fine work with Liverpool and representing German football abroad. B...
02:16, 05/16/2019

Filipino ambassador and consuls in Canada recalled until garbage is shipped back Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. tweeted Thursday that the Philippines "shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garba...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Death toll from violence in Sudan rises to 61: health ministry The official death toll in Sudan from violence that erupted on Monday has risen to 61, the director general of the Health Ministry said on Thursday, ...
13:00, 06/06/2019

Smog spikes in North China in first four months of 2019: ministry Air pollution in major regions of northern China increased during the first four months of 2019, the environment ministry said on Friday, raising fea...
08:00, 05/17/2019

After Ministry Snub, Navjot Sidhu Left Out Of 8 Advisory Groups Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been left out of eight consultative groups formed by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to expedite implementation...
22:00, 06/08/2019

Finance Ministry In ''Quarantine'' From Monday As Budget-Making Begins As the Narendra Modi-led government gets down to prepare its first Budget, North Block, which houses the Finance Ministry, will be in ''quarantine'' ...
20:16, 06/04/2019

Unification Ministry: 2 rescued North Korean fishermen say they want to defect Two of the four North Korean fishermen rescued from the East Sea last week expressed a desire to defect to South Korea, while the two others were sen...
08:48, 06/18/2019

China to retaliate if U.S. raises tariffs as planned: commerce ministry China's commerce ministry said on Wednesday it would take retaliatory measures if Washington went ahead with a plan to raise tariffs on Chinese impor...
21:32, 05/08/2019

Czech finance ministry plans 7 percent rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalizing a plan to tax global internet giants and would submit a proposal by the end of May for a...
01:48, 05/01/2019

Jet Airways' Employees Hold Protest Outside Civil Aviation Ministry Employees of cash-strapped Jet Airways protested outside the Civil Aviation Ministry today demanding revival of the airline and payment of their pend...
12:00, 05/21/2019

Iran executes ex-defense ministry official on charges of spying for US Iran executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organization of the defense ministry on charges of spying for the U.S. Central Intelligenc...
19:32, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazilian ministry preparing changes to low-income housing program The Brazilian government is preparing changes to the country's low-income housing program by July that may reduce subsidies, the Economy Ministry sai...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Italy's ruling parties take aim at economy ministry over mini-BOTs Italy's coalition parties have pushed back against criticism of proposals to issue special government bonds to help pay state debts, highlighting gro...
16:48, 06/09/2019

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

Iran state TV: Ex-Defense Ministry staffer hanged for spying TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV says authorities have executed a former staff member of the Defense Ministry who was convicted of spying fo...
22:16, 06/22/2019

Turkish soldier killed by YPG in northern Syria: defense ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and another wounded in the mainly Kurdish-controlled northern Syrian region of Tel Rifaat on Saturday, during an attac...
16:48, 05/04/2019

Fitch downgrades are 'doubly penalizing' Mexico - finance ministry The Mexican finance ministry on Thursday criticized Fitch's move to downgrade the creditworthiness of Mexico as well as that of state oil firm Pemex,...
01:00, 06/07/2019

China flood death toll hits 61, 350,000 evacuated: ministry As many as 61 people have been killed and 356,000 evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and floods swept through large parts of southern and centr...
05:32, 06/14/2019

Mexico's Finance Ministry says blocks bank accounts of steelmaker Mexico's Finance Ministry said on Monday it blocked the bank accounts of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico and a former top executive of state oil fi...
04:00, 05/28/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman To Meet Agriculture Ministry Officials On Tuesday Under the scheme, interest subvention is provided to NABARD, regional rural banks, cooperative banks, public sector banks and scheduled private secto...
15:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. Ambassador Urges China to Meet With Dalai Lama in Rare Visit to Tibet (BEIJING) — The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama dur...
19:16, 05/25/2019

U.S. Ambassador Makes Rare Visit to Tibet Amid Trade War Tensions With China The U.S. Ambassador to China is scheduled to visit Tibet this week, making the first trip by an American envoy to the highly restricted area in four ...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Trump's Israel Ambassador Downplays Skyrocketing Anti-Semitism...While Visiting Auschwitz Anti-Semitism in the United States has jumped sharply in recent years, but according to President Donald Trump’s ambassador to Israel, it’s really no...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Polish ambassador to Israel assaulted in Tel Aviv amid diplomatic row over Holocaust reparations The standoff between Poland and Israel has further escalated after Poland's foreign ministry summoned Israel's ambassador to the country after the Po...
15:48, 05/15/2019

Nitin Gadkari Takes Charge Of Ministry Of Road Transport And Highways Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday took charge of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, his portfolio in the 2014 c...
11:48, 06/04/2019

China Scraps List Of Recommended Auto Battery Suppliers: Ministry China, the world's largest new energy vehicle (NEV) market, has seen increased investment from South Korean battery makers LG Chem Ltd and Samsung SD...
13:00, 06/24/2019

Russia's emergency ministry does not plan to ground its Sukhoi planes after crash: RIA Russia's emergency ministry does not plan to ground its Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft after the passenger plane crash-landed on Sunday, killing 41, th...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Defense ministry calls on North Korea to halt raising tensions South Korea's defense ministry called on North Korea Tuesday to stop escalating military tensions on the Korean peninsula, expressing concern over Py...
15:48, 05/07/2019

Congolese Health Ministry confirms more than 1,000 people have now died from Ebola since August KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congolese Health Ministry confirms more than 1,000 people have now died from Ebola since August....
20:48, 05/03/2019

China to clean polluted water from chemical plant blast by end-May: ministry All contaminated water from a deadly explosion at the Xiangshui chemical plant in eastern China last month should be cleaned up by the end of May, th...
12:32, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Industry ministry open to any discussions on Alitalia, including with Atlantia Italy's industry ministry is open to discussions with any investor interested in the rescue of troubled carrier Alitalia, including infrastructure gr...
22:00, 06/14/2019

Italy's industry ministry open to any discussions on Alitalia, including with Atlantia Italy's industry ministry is open to discussions with any investor interested in the rescue of troubled carrier Alitalia, including infrastructure gr...
23:48, 06/14/2019

Saudi crown prince discusses regional developments with Pompeo: ministry Saudi Arabia's crown prince discussed regional developments, including efforts to strengthen security and stability, in a phone call with U.S. Secret...
01:32, 05/19/2019

Control of armyworm crucial for China's grain output targets-ministry China's agriculture ministry said on Friday that prevention and control of armyworm was crucial for hitting the country's annual grain output targets...
14:16, 05/24/2019

Smriti Irani's Meet With Predecessor Maneka Gandhi Before Ministry Switch Newly-appointed Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani met her predecessor Maneka Gandhi on Saturday to discuss important issues in the mi...
22:00, 06/01/2019

Steel Ministry Seeks Higher Duties To Deter Chinese Imports The steel ministry has proposed the higher duties as part of its recommendations to the finance ministry for the upcoming 2019-20 budget that is due ...
22:16, 06/21/2019

China's top coal province defies Beijing, allows new coke projects: ministry China's top coal and coke producing region Shanxi has relaxed environmental policies regarding its coking industry despite repeated orders from Beiji...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Russia's emergency ministry does not plan to ground its Sukhoi planes after crash - RIA Russia's emergency ministry does not plan to ground its Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft after the passenger plane crash-landed on Sunday, killing 41, th...
12:16, 05/06/2019

Trinamool Says Will Boycott Centre-Convened Meets, Involves Home Ministry TMC member Saugata Roy Friday said the West Bengal government will continue to boycott meetings called by the centre till the Union Home Ministry sto...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Finance Ministry Begins Preparing For Full Budget Presentation In July The Union Finance Ministry has started preparations for the presentation of the full Budget 2019-20 by a new government in July, even as the country ...
22:16, 05/09/2019

Brazil's farm ministry confirms temporary suspension of beef exports to China Brazil's agriculture ministry confirmed on Monday it has temporarily halted Brazilian beef exports to China after a case of atypical mad cow disease....
22:48, 06/03/2019

Japan finance ministry says to halt Citi's JGB primary dealing licence for 1 month Japanese Ministry of Finance will suspend Citigroup's primary dealing licence for Japanese government bonds (JGB) for one month starting on June 13, ...
11:48, 06/11/2019

Saudi urges swift response to secure Gulf energy supplies: ministry Saudi Arabia said on Saturday there must be a quick response to the threat to energy supplies, market stability and consumer confidence, the energy m...
15:32, 06/15/2019

Halwa Ceremony Marks Printing Of Budget Papers, Finance Ministry Lockdown Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presided over a "Halwa Ceremony" at the ministry's office in New Delhi on Saturday. The tradition marks the begin...
21:48, 06/22/2019

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area - ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, ca...
11:32, 06/16/2019

China agriculture ministry says no proof natural compound prevents swine fever China's ministry of agriculture said on Thursday a company which claimed a natural compound was effective in preventing African swine fever did not h...
18:00, 06/13/2019

Steel Ministry Seeks Higher Duties To Deter Chinese Imports: Report India's steel ministry has sought an immediate increase in import duties on finished steel products to 15% from a range of 7.5% to 12.5%, citing a th...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Mozambique: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom meets the child cyclone survivors who’ve lost everything Visiting storm-ravaged Mozambique, UN Children’s Fund Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom, listened to devastating stories of children who lost everyth...
00:00, 05/31/2019

Brazil economy ministry names Montezano head of development bank BNDES - statement The Brazilian Economy Ministry said on Monday it has named Gustavo Montezano as the new head of the country's development bank BNDES, replacing Joaqu...
04:48, 06/18/2019

Kelly Craft, Trump choice for UN ambassador, to face questions on climate change, coal industry ties Senate Democrats are poised to grill Trump pick to be UN ambassador, over ties to the coal industry, her views on climate change and her work ethic. ...
15:32, 06/19/2019

'Simply unbelievable': Trump ambassador Woody Johnson slammed for filming Queen Elizabeth on smartphone during solemn D-Day ceremony Two diplomats used smartphones to film Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom while she delivered a solemn D-Day anniversary speech, prompting jeer...
02:32, 06/06/2019

Dominican Republic's health ministry calls mysterious deaths 'fake news' as official lashes out in interview Dominican Republic public health officials called reports of the rash of deaths of U.S. tourists at luxury resorts “fake news” aimed at undermining t...
22:16, 06/19/2019

Security Ministry approves roll-out of tasers across security forces, police Officers will "be able to deal with situations" which do not require the use of force "without employing firearms," new Security Ministry decree decl...
23:48, 05/07/2019

Ashwini Choubey Takes Charge Of Health Ministry; Takes Metro Ride To Work Ashwini Kumar Choubey Tuesday took charge as the Minister of State for Health. He took the metro from his residence to reach Udyog Bhawan station fro...
20:16, 06/04/2019

Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’...
11:32, 06/13/2019

Just one agency should enforce antitrust law Anonymous individuals at the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission have recently taken it upon themselves to le...
20:16, 06/17/2019

US agency probes whether GM pickup recall went far enough DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether General Motors went far enough when it recalled about 3,000 small pickup trucks in 20...
16:32, 05/13/2019

F.T.C. Wants to Punish Facebook, but the Divided Agency May Go Only So Far The chairman appears to have the votes to approve a settlement with a big fine. One of the biggest issues has been whether to hold Mark Zuckerberg li...
18:00, 05/04/2019

Former EPA administrators say agency has retreated from its mission Four former EPA administrators on Tuesday told a House subcommittee that the agency needs to re-establish its scientific credibility and return to it...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Strong El Nino 'unlikely' this year: U.N. weather agency There is a 60-65% percent chance of El Nino weather conditions emerging between June and August, but a strong El Nino looks unlikely, the U.N. World ...
18:16, 05/27/2019

Tyson sues federal agency for $2.4M over hog inspections SIOUX FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Arkansas-based meat processor Tyson Foods is suing a federal agency for $2.4 million, saying it had to destroy 8,000 carcass...
19:00, 05/16/2019

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access ...
15:16, 05/28/2019

Qu Dongyu Becomes First Chinese To Head UN's Food Agency Qu Dongyu on Sunday became the first Chinese national to be elected to head the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, clinching the post in the fir...
22:16, 06/23/2019

Cocaine is on the rise in Europe, EU drug agency says LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent. The...
14:32, 06/06/2019

UN agency says Libya floods kill 4, displace more than 2,500 CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says heavy rains have triggered severe flooding in southwestern Libya since late May, killing four people and fo...
12:32, 06/07/2019

Agency recommends current 80K attendance cap at Burning Man RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burn...
03:00, 06/15/2019

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

U.S. environment agency says glyphosate weed killer is not a carcinogen The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday that glyphosate, a chemical in many popular weed killers, is not a carcinogen, contrad...
10:48, 05/01/2019

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any ...
10:32, 06/17/2019

UN agency meets to tackle pollution and emissions by ships International Maritime Organization aims to halve global emissions by 2050This week is the 74th meeting of the marine environmental protection commit...
11:48, 05/14/2019

Jimmy Butler will throw his hat into the NBA free agency ring Jimmy Butler is set to hit the open market. The 76ers’ forward intends to decline his $19.8 million player option, becoming an unrestricted fre...
00:00, 06/15/2019

UN agency: Attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations children’s agency says attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018, compared to the year bef...
09:32, 05/28/2019

Wilhelmina modeling agency sues five employees who quit The Wilhelmina modeling agency has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the five workers who abruptly walked out a week ago, according to new Manhattan...
21:48, 05/28/2019

U.N. agency aiding Palestinians rejects U.S. bid to strip it of mandate The head of the United Nations agency that has supported Palestinian refugees for seven decades hit back on Thursday at a U.S. proposal to have host ...
16:32, 05/23/2019

Guyana state agency gives details about oil blocks probe GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s State Assets Recovery Agency says it has launched an investigation into whether corruption played a role in ...
03:00, 05/30/2019

Florida agency investigates after man shoos raccoon off boat A Florida agency is investigating potential animal cruelty charges after a lawyer posted video of himself shooing a raccoon off his boat into the Gul...
18:16, 05/11/2019

Border Agency Cyberattack Likely Exposed Traveler Photos A federal subcontractor working for U.S. Customs and Border Protection suffered a cyberattack that likely compromised tens of thousands of photos of ...
12:48, 06/11/2019

SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A U.S. Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twi...
08:16, 05/01/2019

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its ...
00:32, 05/24/2019

The Latest: EU agency reports drop in migrant arrivals VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The Latest on European migration issues (all times local): 6 p.m. The European Union’s border agency says the number of ...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Qu Dongyu from China is elected new chief of UN food agency FAO ROME (AP) — Qu Dongyu from China is elected new chief of UN food agency FAO....
15:16, 06/23/2019

The Latest: China’s Qu Dongyu is new chief of UN food agency ROME (AP) — The Latest on picking the new chief for the Food and Agriculture Organization (all times local): 1:55 p.m. China’s agricultural dep...
15:16, 06/23/2019

| Four emergency agency staff kidnapped in southern Nigeria Four Nigerian emergency agency workers have been kidnapped as they returned from an assignment in oil-rich Rivers State in southern Nigeria, security...
19:00, 04/28/2019

UN agency threatens to suspend aid to rebel areas in Yemen The UN food agency is threatening to suspend aid to areas under the control of Yemen’s Houthi rebels, if they do not take measures against theft and ...
18:48, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Agency investigating case of baby cut from womb CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the strangling death of a pregnant woman whose baby was cut from her womb (all times local): 4:00 p.m. The agency that l...
00:48, 05/22/2019

IL&FS Financial Services Laundered Rs 5,000 Crores: Probe Agency The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday told a court in Mumbai that the IL&FS Financial Services (IFIN), a subsidiary of the crisis-hit IL&FS Group, ...
01:32, 06/21/2019

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization has notified U.S. lawmakers that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in response to ...
05:16, 06/20/2019

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

U.S. agency to vote on auctioning key unused parts of 2.5 GHz band for 5G The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will vote in July on whether to auction a key band of largely unused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next...
05:01, 06/19/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has ...
03:32, 05/15/2019

UN agency for Palestinians UNRWA rejects US call to close it down The US envoy to the UN believes the responsibility to deal with Palestinian refugees should be handed over to host countries. Washington cut funding ...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Images of Travelers Stolen in Cyberattack on Border Agency The government said tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates had been hacked after they were transferred without authorization by ...
02:00, 06/11/2019

Raheem Sterling set to captain England against Netherlands, says his PR agency • Forward in line to win 50th cap on Thursday in Nations League• Gareth Southgate may not start Kane or Henderson after MadridRaheem Sterling’s PR ag...
12:32, 06/05/2019

Former federal prisons executive to lead corrections agency FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former high-ranking official for the Federal Bureau of Prisons has been selected to serve as interim commissioner for the Ken...
12:32, 06/03/2019

Federal Agency Terminates Agreement With Kentucky Hospital PINEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal agency has decided to stop reimbursing a southeastern Kentucky hospital where an inspection found numerous problems. ...
18:16, 05/31/2019

Chanda Kochhar Fails To Appear Before Probe Agency, To Be Summoned Again Former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar today skipped her scheduled appearance before the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case probe, citi...
14:48, 06/10/2019

Federal agency investigates Mississippi crash that killed 8 JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Federal safety officials will investigate a Mississippi crash that killed eight people. The head-on collision between a box tru...
20:16, 06/05/2019

Dallas Keuchel’s free agency defiance is only growing Dallas Keuchel has made it this far and he’s not about to cave in any time soon. The free-agent pitcher doesn’t plan on sitting out the whole year, b...
23:16, 05/07/2019

The Latest: US backs reform efforts at UN health agency LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the World Health Organization trying to rein in travel abuses (all times local): 2:50 p.m. The United States, the biggest...
17:16, 05/20/2019

| Sri Lanka blasts: Prior warnings ignored by intelligence agency The police said the State Intelligence Service received repeated warnings of possible attacks and detailed a series of delays by all security agencie...
22:16, 06/07/2019

UN environment agency warns of effects of rising sand use GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s environment program is warning about the overuse of sand resources, saying a three-fold increase in demand over the la...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Lobbyist Fuks Over Foreign Developer Imagine paying $200,000 to attend President Trump’s 2017 inauguration. Now imagine paying that money and not even being allowed to attend. You’d be p...
06:32, 06/19/2019

Foreign workers kidnapped from Nigeria oil rig A Canadian and a Scottish oil worker were kidnapped by armed men off a rig in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta over the weekend, a military spokesperso...
22:32, 04/30/2019

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s ...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Foreign Cyberattackers Face Sanctions in EU European governments armed themselves with a new tool against cyberattackers, adopting a sanctions regime to allow them to penalize foreign individua...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Dane becomes Germany's first foreign mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen has become the first foreigner to rule a German city after being elected as Lord Mayor of Rostock. The Danish national presented hi...
01:48, 06/17/2019

31 foreign nationals busted in ICE crackdown Federal officials nabbed 31 foreign nationals in New York for U.S. immigration laws in a five-day crackdown. Nearly all of those picked up by Immigra...
17:48, 05/26/2019

Foreign VPN providers could come under fire after Huawei US ban VPNs could be the next major area for political investigations, according to new reprots.A letter obtained by online security outlet, Cyberscoop, hig...
12:16, 05/29/2019

Hollywood's biggest talent agency owner is finally going public Ari Emanuel's talent agency owner Endeavor is finally going public. The company released it's long-awaited IPO prospectus on Thursday. The ...
23:16, 05/23/2019

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

Trump says U.S. agency will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illega...
04:16, 06/18/2019

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about th...
00:48, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Missouri child welfare agency head indicted ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on charges against the head of an alternative school in suburban St. Louis (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The head of a sub...
01:16, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A U.S. Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twi...
07:16, 05/01/2019

UN health agency seeks to halve number of snakebite deaths The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people...
19:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 4-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has ...
03:32, 05/15/2019

U.S. election cybersecurity agency staff 'strained to the breaking point' As the U.S. government prepares to defend the 2020 presidential election from cyber threats, the federal agency charged with helping administer elect...
04:00, 05/23/2019

Damaged in Scandal, Head of U.N. AIDS Agency Resigns Suddenly Michel Sidibé’s resignation came months after his leadership was impugned in a damning report about workplace harassment. He will become the health m...
01:16, 05/09/2019

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

FAA convenes multi-agency board to review Boeing software fix The Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it had convened a multi-agency Technical Advisory Board to review Boeing’s proposed software fix ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Knicks confident they’ll get free agency meeting with Kawhi Leonard OAKLAND, Calif. — The Knicks do not have all their eggs in one basket as they prepare for free agency. According to NBA sources, Knicks president Ste...
01:32, 06/07/2019

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obam...
16:32, 05/24/2019

EU police agency says operation smashed organized crime ring The European Union's police agency says an international law enforcement operation has smashed an organized crime gang that earned hundreds of millio...
13:32, 05/22/2019

Ex-Directors Of Crisis-Hit Lending Firm IL&FS Raided By Probe Agency The Enforcement Directrate is carrying out searches at the homes and offices of four former directors of crisis-hit lending firm IL&FS in Mumbai in c...
12:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. drug agency to ask Congress to classify illicit fentanyl like heroin Illicit chemical knock-offs of the extremely potent opioid fentanyl would be put permanently in the same legal class as heroin to boost prosecutions ...
13:16, 06/04/2019

Muslim prison guard accuses Georgia agency of discrimination ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prison guard who recently converted to Islam says the state Department of Corrections won’t allow her to wear a hijab ...
15:00, 05/16/2019

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

Iran executes man on charges of spying for US Central Intelligence Agency IRAN has executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organisation of the defence ministry on charges of spying for the US Central Intellige...
22:48, 06/22/2019

UN food agency members vote to elect new director general ROME (AP) — Members of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have started voting to elect the new head of the United Nation’s food agency...
15:16, 06/23/2019

‘A global measles crisis’ is well underway, UN agency chiefs warn Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Brian Poole could turn into Jets free-agency steal As the Jets get close to training camp, I am going to examine the roster and give you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person ...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Blue Jackets at center of attention as NHL free agency looms Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekäläinen is keeping his options open given the uncertain state of his roster heading into the...
23:32, 06/24/2019

The Latest: Agency calls for stronger skydiving flight rules HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a fatal plane crash in Hawaii (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The National Transportation Safety Board says it’s put...
01:32, 06/25/2019

NYC tech agency failed to oversee wireless network: report New York City’s problem-plagued internal wireless network crashed in April in part because its telecommunications agency failed to oversee the ...
07:32, 06/22/2019

Shares in UK travel agency plunge amid Brexit warning Shares in travel agency Thomas Cook slumped 17 percent after it reported a 1.5 billion pound ($1.9 billion) half year pre-tax loss and warned Brexit ...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Dutch spy agency investigating alleged Huawei 'backdoor': Volkskrant Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei has a hidden "backdoor" on the network of a major Dutch telecoms firm, making it possible to access customer ...
11:48, 05/16/2019

NBA free agency: What are options for Raptors' Kawhi Leonard? Toronto forward is newly minted Finals MVP and helped lead the Raptors to first title in their 24-year history. But is he ready for a new challenge? ...
04:16, 06/15/2019

Women outliving men ‘everywhere’, new UN health agency statistics report shows Average life-expectancy globally has increased by five-and-a-half years since the turn of the century, and women outlive men “everywhere”, the World ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Kevin Durant confidant gives peek into free agency mindset Kevin Durant’s Achilles injury occurred nine days ago in Toronto. His surgery to repair the rupture occurred one week ago in New York. ESPN’s Jay Wil...
20:16, 06/19/2019

Havas Acquires Majority of Battery, Ad Agency Known for Netflix Work Havas has acquired 51% of Battery, a creative agency known for its work with videogame and entertainment companies such as Netflix, as the French adv...
13:32, 06/20/2019

Missouri child welfare agency head charged with endangerment The head of a suburban St. Louis child welfare agency and alternative school for children with severe behavioral problems has been charged with child...
19:48, 05/08/2019

Nets deal their way closer to dream free-agency scenario The Nets hosted the NBA draft Thursday, but general manager Sean Marks’ moves sure looked like he had an eye toward free agency as well, clearing spa...
11:16, 06/21/2019

The European Space Agency Has a Plan to Intercept a 'Pristine' Comet With the historic Rosetta mission now firmly in the rear view mirror, the European Space Agency has set its sights on a different kind of comet, that...
13:00, 06/21/2019

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement,...
19:48, 06/21/2019

Why the Warriors aren't sweating Klay Thompson's free agency Like Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson can leave Golden State this summer. But the Warriors remain confident the Splash Brothers will stay united for years...
18:48, 05/08/2019

Probe Agency Bars Officials At Its Headquarters From Talking To Media The Enforcement Directorate has issued an order that virtually gags its officials posted at its headquarters in New Delhi from interacting with journ...
18:00, 05/21/2019

BJP, Congress Yet To Submit Details To Probe Agency On Electoral Bonds The BJP, the Congress and the DMK are among the parties which are yet to submit details of donations received till date through electoral bonds to th...
13:32, 06/04/2019

Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea. House Democrats called an administration plan to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management — the first elimination of a major federal agency in de...
03:00, 05/22/2019

Trump names border patrol chief under Obama to take over Ice agency Mark Morgan, a former FBI agent, supported a border wall – one of Trump’s signature 2016 election campaign issuesDonald Trump said on Sunday that Mar...
20:32, 05/05/2019

Aviation Case: Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency For Second Day Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel appeared before the Enforcement Directorate for a second day Tuesday for questioning in co...
10:16, 06/11/2019

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

Guatemalan boy detained by US border agency dies at Texas hospital The 16-year-old, who has not been named, is the third migrant child to die in US custody in the past five monthsA 16-year-old Guatemalan boy has died...
05:00, 05/02/2019

South Sudanese facing famine in all but name, warns UN food agency Record numbers in South Sudan – some seven million people – face acute food shortages, while more than 20,000 are close to famine, the World Food Pro...
23:00, 06/14/2019

U.S. health agency finalizes conscience and religious freedom rule The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday released a final rule allowing doctors, nurses and other health workers to opt out of pr...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Cummings fights 'baseless' allegations against wife's non-profit agency House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is fighting back against allegations that his wife’s nonprofit organization violated its tax-exemp...
18:00, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Missouri agency raises abortion clinic concerns JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on efforts of a St. Louis abortion clinic to retain its license (all times local): 5 p.m. Missouri’s heal...
03:00, 05/30/2019

US agency probes effectiveness of 2014 GM seat belt recall DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s highway safety agency is investigating whether a 5-year-old General Motors seat belt recall fixed the prob...
16:16, 05/30/2019

Kawhi Leonard’s alarming reply could be free agency hint TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard is one win away from his second NBA title and likely second Finals MVP award. That still hasn’t assured Leonard of signing a ...
05:32, 06/10/2019

UAE, U.S. activate defence cooperation pact: state news agency A defence cooperation agreement between the United Arab Emirates and the United States has come into force, UAE state news agency WAM said on Wednesd...
00:32, 05/30/2019

Premier, challenger defend Australian intel agency bosses Australia’s prime minister has defended the nation’s intelligence agency bosses after a former prime minister described them as “nutters” who have da...
08:00, 05/06/2019

Two Saudi oil tankers damaged in 'sabotage attack,' says press agency Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers had been sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, in attacks it described as posi...
15:48, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Mexico migrant agency chief presents resignation The latest on Mexico's actions to stem the flow of migrants across its territory (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Mexico's National Migration Institute s...
01:32, 06/15/2019

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

Pakistan removes ISI spy agency head after eight months, appoints hardliner Pakistan on Sunday appointed a hardliner general as new chief of the powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency, replacing the agency's cu...
20:48, 06/16/2019

Europe's Space Agency opens its doors to commercial spaceflights It's not only NASA that is embracing private space flight. The European Space Agency (ESA) is opening its own commercial space program, giving c...
19:16, 06/10/2019

UN atomic agency: Iran in compliance with 2015 nuclear deal VIENNA (AP) — The U.N. atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, ...
18:16, 05/31/2019

German intelligence agency warns of 'Islamic State' attacks From a military point of view, the "Islamic State" has been defeated in the Middle East. However, the group remains a dangerous terrorist organizatio...
05:48, 05/14/2019

Trump taps conservative Ken Cuccinelli to head citizenship agency WASHINGTON — Ken Cuccinelli, the head of a conservative political action committee that has caused headaches for Republican senators, has been tapped...
05:32, 06/11/2019

Gaza blockade causes ‘near ten-fold increase’ in food dependency, says UN agency At a time when Muslims globally are observing the holy month of Ramadan, more than half the population in Gaza depends on the international community...
18:16, 05/13/2019

White House calls on agency to withdraw Conway report The White House said a U.S. government watchdog agency should withdraw its report calling for White House adviser Kellyanne Conway to be fired for r...
20:00, 06/13/2019

People in wreck that killed Kentucky officer sue city agency LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Four people pulled over by a Louisville, Kentucky, police officer just before she was killed by a semitruck have joined her fa...
12:32, 05/08/2019

Top Court Wants Ex-Bureaucrats With Law Experience For Foreign Tribunals The Supreme Court on Thursday told the Assam government to include retired bureaucrats, not below the rank of secretary and additional secretary and ...
18:16, 05/30/2019

Use Your Leftover Foreign Currency at McDonald's on Thursday If you’ve got a spare euro, yen or rupee hanging around from your last international trip, tomorrow, June 6th is your chance to cash it in for some g...
20:16, 06/05/2019

Trump not joking about foreign help in elections: Hicks Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks told U.S. lawmakers that U.S. President Donald Trump was not joking about his readiness to acce...
02:32, 06/21/2019

What are emoluments and is Trump taking them from foreign powers? When Benjamin Franklin, the first US ambassador to France, was given a diamond-encrusted snuff box by the King, he followed the rules against "emolum...
17:32, 05/03/2019

Use Up Foreign Currency by Paying Down Your Hotel Bill On a recent trip to Mexico, just as I was about to check out of my hotel and head to the airport, I realized that I had about 1,000 extra pesos in ca...
20:48, 05/21/2019

China says foreign firms welcome to participate in 5G market China's industry ministry said on Thursday that it will continue to welcome foreign enterprises to actively participate in the country's 5G market af...
08:32, 06/06/2019

Germany has a terrorism problem, foreign minister says Germany should have a weekly protest against right-wing extremism similar to "Friday's for future," Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said. He claimed ...
04:16, 06/22/2019

Trump reverses course, says 'of course' he would report foreign interference U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course over whether he would report any foreign interference in a political campaign to U.S. law enfor...
15:16, 06/14/2019

NYC mayor: Trump’s openness to foreign help ‘treasonous’ NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio says President Donald Trump’s stated willingness to ac...
16:48, 06/14/2019

Iran will defend itself against any aggression, says foreign minister Iranian will defend itself against any military or economic aggression, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, calling on European st...
12:48, 05/26/2019

Trump now says he would report dirt from foreign countries to the FBI President Trump on Friday said he would “absolutely” report political dirt provided by a foreign country to the FBI — but only if it’s “incorre...
16:16, 06/14/2019

Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalentsJapan’s for...
10:48, 05/22/2019

Switzerland becomes No. 1 donor of foreign aid to North Korea Switzerland is emerging as the No. 1 donor of humanitarian assistance to North Korea as concerns grow over the deteriorating food situation in the is...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Columbus Blue Jackets are at center of attention as NHL free agency looms Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen is keeping his options open given the uncertain state of his roster heading into free agency. ...
01:32, 06/25/2019

U.S. health agency cancels research contract involving use of fetal tissue The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it would cancel its research contract involving human fetal tissue from elective ...
22:32, 06/05/2019

Arab ministers to discuss financial support for Palestinian Authority: agency Arab finance ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss helping the Palestinian Authority cope with a deepening cash crun...
00:00, 06/23/2019

German data protection agency criticizes Austrian Ibiza video A German data protection agency has suggested German media outlets were wrong to publish video that exposed Heinz-Christian Strache's allegedly corru...
09:16, 05/20/2019

UN health agency steps up fight against ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance As resistance to antibiotics grows, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the latest stage of its campaign to fight this deadly health ris...
22:16, 06/18/2019

How potential Nets target Tobias Harris is viewing free agency Tobias Harris turned down an $80 million contract extension last summer to bet on himself. Now, the Long Island native is set to cash in. The questio...
12:00, 06/20/2019

US agency runs out of burial space after spike in gray whale deaths Landowners asked to help as authorities struggle with largest number of strandings in nearly two decadesThe carcasses of so many gray whales have was...
09:16, 06/16/2019

Trump will tap ex-Virginia attorney general for U.S. immigration agency: Washington Post U.S. President Donald Trump will pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli as the head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, t...
07:32, 05/25/2019

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon...
05:48, 06/06/2019

National Probe Agency Alleges Kashmiri Separatists Got Funds From Abroad The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has alleged that its probe into terror financing in Jammu and Kashmir revealed that hardline separatists rece...
20:00, 06/16/2019

Cabinet Approves Amendments To 2 Laws To Strengthen National Probe Agency The Union Cabinet is learned to have approved a proposal to amend two laws to give more teeth to the NIA in probing terror cases in India and abroad,...
20:16, 06/24/2019

Agency sues rival for ‘poaching’ rising model Meghan Roche A modeling agency has filed a $500,000 Manhattan lawsuit against a rival company, saying it poached up-and-coming model Meghan Roche in violation of ...
02:00, 06/01/2019

Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Praful Patel, the former Minister of Civil Aviation, was on Monday questioned in connection with the Enforcement Directorate probe into money launder...
21:16, 06/10/2019

'Malicious cyber attack' exposes travelers' photos, says US customs agency Breach to a US Customs and Border Protection subcontractor has renewed concerns about facial recognition technologyA US Customs and Border Protection...
03:16, 06/11/2019

London retains strong lead in tech investment: Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more tha...
03:16, 06/10/2019

New York state’s top watchdog agency head Seth Agata to step down ALBANY — The state’s top watchdog enforcement agency head, Seth Agata, will step down by the end of June, officials announced. Since March 2016, Agat...
03:16, 05/23/2019

Mozambique cyclones a ‘wake-up call’ to boost resistance: UN weather agency The havoc caused by cyclones Idai and Kenneth across Mozambique is “a wake-up call” for vulnerable countries “to build resistance" against further hi...
20:16, 05/29/2019

Don’t let smoking steal life’s breathtaking moments, urges UN health agency Tobacco use continues to claim around eight million lives a year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, in a call for faster action ...
18:48, 05/29/2019

London retains strong lead in tech investment -Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more tha...
03:32, 06/10/2019

Jason Mitchell dropped by agency, The Chi, and other projects amidst misconduct reports Jason Mitchell, who turned heads with his portrayal of Eazy-E in Straight Outta Compton, has been dropped by both his representation and a number of ...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince says UAE to guarantee maritime freedom in the region: agency Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince said on Wednesday the United Arab Emirates is working with Arab countries to guarantee maritime freedom in the region, Emira...
20:48, 05/22/2019

Hungary’s Migrant Abuse Is ‘Matter of Urgency,’ European Agency Finds Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has caged and starved people, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner reported. But such findings ...
13:48, 05/21/2019

Robert Vadra Summoned By Probe Agency Tomorrow In Corruption Case Businessman Robert Vadra, husband of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, has been called by the Enforcement Directorate, to appear before it tomor...
06:16, 05/29/2019

NBA free agency landscape could lead Knicks to bigger Kawhi push The Knicks believe they fared excellently in Thursday’s NBA draft, but head into the next step of free agency on June 30 with more caution and recast...
02:00, 06/22/2019

Sudanese forces seize weapons, including explosives belts: agency Sudanese forces seized explosives belts, guns including rifles fitted with silencers, devices used to detonate explosives remotely and satellite tele...
23:16, 05/06/2019

Tragedy of Mediterranean deaths continues, as seven drown, 57 rescued: UN Migration agency A rescue operation on the Mediterranean concluded on Tuesday with confirmation that seven people drowned and 57 were rescued, following a shipwreck o...
22:32, 06/11/2019

Sen. Durbin blasts FDA on Juul. Says agency 'has no intention' of curbing teen vaping Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin in a scathing letter to Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said he feels Sharpless has "...
18:32, 05/30/2019

Kevin Durant is only one safe from free-agency chaos injury created Plans haven’t changed. They’ve just become more complicated. Despite Kevin Durant likely suffering a torn Achilles in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Tor...
22:16, 06/11/2019

Arunachal To Handover Case Of Killed Lawmaker To National Probe Agency The newly-elected BJP government in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday decided to handover the probe into the killing of Khonsa West legislator Tirong Aboh ...
00:48, 06/03/2019

Robert Vadra Fails To Appear Before Probe Agency In Money-Laundering Case Robert Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, on Friday skipped scheduled appearance before the Enforcement Directorate in connect...
16:48, 05/31/2019

Robert Vadra Summoned By Probe Agency Again Over Land Grabbing Case Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Congress president Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law Robert Vadra to appear before the agency on Tuesday, in co...
00:48, 06/03/2019

'Skirting ethical rules': Trump's key staff under investigation at interior agency Based in part on reporting by the Guardian last year, a non-partisan group alleged a ‘disturbing pattern of misconduct’Following allegations of a “di...
15:32, 05/01/2019

Turkey condemns 'Israeli terrorism' for bombing news agency in Gaza Recep Tayyip Erdoğan criticises attacks as six Palestinians and an Israeli civilian die in renewed violenceTurkey’s president has attacked what he ca...
09:16, 05/05/2019

Acute food insecurity ‘far too high’ UN agency warns, as 113 million go hungry Approximately 113 million people in 53 countries experienced high levels of food insecurity last year, according to a new joint UN and European Union...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Probe Agency Gets 7 More Days To File Reply In Robert Vadra Case The Delhi High Court Thursday granted more time to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to file an affidavit regarding the maintainability of Robert Vadr...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola viru...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Israel hits offices of Turkish state news agency in Gaza Israeli forces have hit Turkey's state-run news agency in the Palestinian enclave Gaza. The attack is likely to flare tensions between Israel and Tur...
22:32, 05/04/2019

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

UPDATE 1-FAA convenes multi-agency board to review Boeing software fix The Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it had convened a multi-agency Technical Advisory Board to review Boeing’s proposed software fix ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Saudi security forces kill 8 people in flashpoint Shi'ite area: agency Saudi security forces have killed eight people during an operation in the predominantly Shi'ite eastern Al-Qatif region, state news agency (SPA) said...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Leonardo Fariña denies ex-lawyer's claim AFI spy agency influenced his testimony Leonardo Fariña tells the Fourth Oral Tribunal (TOF 4) that his former lawyer made the allegations in a covert attempt to favour Lázaro Báez, the jai...
20:48, 04/28/2019

Netherlands suspends government mission in Iraq over security threat: ANP agency The Dutch government has suspended a mission in Iraq that provides assistance to local authorities due to a security threat, Dutch news agency ANP re...
15:32, 05/15/2019

U.S. Customs agency issues tariff increase notice, allows grace period U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday it would begin collecting a 25 percent tariff on a $200 billion category of Chinese imports at 12...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Probe Agency Seeks To Declare Deepak Talwar's Son As Fugitive Offender The Enforcement Directorate moved a Delhi court on Wednesday seeking to declare Aditya Talwar, son of corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar, a fugitive of...
02:00, 05/16/2019

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

‘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

Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

‘Zero malaria starts with me’ UN health agency urges grassroots responsibility on World Day After more than a decade of steady advances in fighting malaria, progress has leveled off, which is why this World Malaria Day, the World Health Orga...
18:16, 04/28/2019

London media agency carries Viktor Orbán's nativist message V4NA, which pumps out stories on dangers of migration, has links to Hungary’s government“Islam can take over Sweden in 50 years.”“Migrants unhappy wi...
20:32, 05/05/2019

Another 170 migrants disappear in shipwrecks, UN agency reiterates call for an end to Mediterranean tragedy The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, stated on Saturday that “no effort should be spared” in saving lives at sea, following reports of two new s...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Former US Sen. Richard Lugar, foreign policy expert, dies Former longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana, a foreign policy expert who helped spur the dismantling and securing of thousands of nuclear weap...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Big Banks Fined by EU for Foreign-Exchange Market Misconduct Five global banks were fined a total of $1.2 billion for manipulating the foreign-currency market by exchanging sensitive information and trading pla...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Russian, Venezuelan foreign ministers to meet in Moscow MOSCOW (AP) — Russian state news agencies say Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is to meet with his Venezuelan counterpart on Sunday, a day before Lavro...
15:00, 05/04/2019

Southeast Asia should ban foreign trash imports: environmentalists Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a pollution crisis,...
14:16, 06/18/2019

German Foreign Minister condemns UN's treatment of Israel Heiko Maas has complained about the UN's treatment of Israel and said Germany will continue to stand at Israel's side. Israel is marking 70 years of ...
23:16, 05/11/2019

Southeast Asia should ban imports of foreign trash: environmentalists Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a plastic pollution...
15:48, 06/18/2019

Indonesia sinks 51 foreign boats to fight against poaching JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have resumed their tough stance against illegal fishing in the country’s water by sinking 51 f...
15:00, 05/04/2019

‘Iran will see the end of Trump,’ foreign minister says during Pakistan visit The purpose of Zarif’s visit to Pakistan, where he held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi and also Prime Minister Imran Khan,...
02:16, 05/25/2019

Pak Foreign Minister Briefs US Counterpart On Action Taken Against Terror Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi today briefed his American counterpart Mike Pompeo about the steps taken by Islamabad to address the c...
15:48, 06/18/2019

Rex Tillerson Met With the House Foreign Affairs Committee All Day and We Have No Idea Why Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson spent seven hours meeting with the House Foreign Affairs committee on Tuesday, and no one has any idea why, a...
07:48, 05/22/2019

| Former US Sen. Richard Lugar, foreign policy expert, dies Former longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana, a foreign policy expert who helped spur the dismantling and securing of thousands of nuclear weap...
00:00, 04/29/2019

Iran foreign minister in India for talks after U.S. sanctions Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif will hold talks with his counterpart in the Indian capital on Tuesday after New Delhi stopped purchases of Irania...
09:32, 05/14/2019

Chinese crackdown on foreign names draws protest BEIJING (AP) — The Manhattan neighborhood, Venice Garden, the Vienna hotel chain. To the ears of the Chinese government, the names are too foreign-so...
06:16, 06/21/2019

Trump burnishes foreign policy at election rally Kicking off his 2020 presidential re-election campaign, President Donald Trump ran through a litany of foreign policy achievements from his first two...
14:16, 06/19/2019

Iran’s Foreign Minister Proposes Prisoner Exchange With U.S. The foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said he had the authority to negotiate a prisoner exchange, in what seemed like an overture in a worsenin...
23:48, 04/28/2019

Trump administration expected to add 30,000 more foreign workers temporarily into the U.S. It could benefit oyster shucking companies, fisheries, loggers and seasonal hotels, including Trump's own Mar-a-Lago club.    &#...
06:48, 05/07/2019

Japan to add IT, telecom sectors to foreign ownership restriction Japan's government said on Monday it will add from August the information-technology and telecommunication sectors to a list of industries for which ...
07:00, 05/27/2019

Rocket Strikes at Site of Foreign Oil Firms in Iraq A rocket hit a compound in southern Iraq used by Exxon Mobil and other international oil firms, heightening fears among Iraqi officials that tensions...
10:16, 06/20/2019

U.S. foreign arms sales hit $44.15 billion in first three quarters of FY2019 The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has executed $44.15 billion in U.S. foreign arms sales through June 19, and the agency's di...
16:32, 06/19/2019

How John Bolton Became Trump’s Attack Dog on Foreign Policy The tip came in from Israeli intelligence: Iran was preparing to attack U.S. or allied forces in Iraq and Syria. U.S. military commanders’ resp...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Why foreign buyers invest in US residential real estate Chris Marlin of Lennar International says foreign buyers of U.S. property have been a "fair mixture" of seeking yield and self-use in the past few ye...
07:48, 06/11/2019

How PM Modi changed the face of Indian foreign policy India has usually adopted a "non-aligned" foreign policy, but since Prime Minister Modi came to power in 2014, New Delhi has shown more assertiveness...
19:32, 05/06/2019

Polish foreign minister accuses EU of double standard Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz came to Berlin to defend the Law and Justice government's restructuring of the judiciary. He accused German...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Couchsurfing in Iran: close encounters in a foreign country Many consider Iran a dangerous travel destination. But the Iranians are probably some of the most hospitable people in the world. Join us on a trip t...
15:16, 06/07/2019

Trump says he’d ‘take’ dirt on 2020 opponent from foreign powers President Trump says he’d be willing to accept damaging information about his 2020 opponents, should a foreign power such as Russia or China of...
03:32, 06/13/2019

Irish foreign minister says new UK PM could change 'Brexit package' The European Union will not renegotiate Britain's EU withdrawal agreement with the next British prime minister, but there is "scope for new thinking"...
16:32, 05/30/2019

Foreign Investors are Checking Out of the Chinese Stock Market The past month has seen the largest outflows from China’s mainland-listed stocks on record, confounding expectations that their inclusion in indexes ...
11:48, 05/15/2019

ExxonMobil evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield Oil firm’s decision comes as regional fears grow of potential US-Iran conflictThe US oil company ExxonMobil has reportedly evacuated all of its forei...
17:32, 05/18/2019

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield Production at the oilfield was not affected by the evacuation and work is continuing normally, overseen by Iraqi engineers, state-owned South Oil Com...
17:32, 05/18/2019

Under Fire, Trump Says He Would ‘Absolutely’ Report Foreign Campaign Help The president appeared to backtrack on comments earlier in the week when he said he would not necessarily call the F.B.I. if Russia or another hostil...
15:32, 06/14/2019

Pakistan foreign minister says trust must be rebuilt with Afghanistan Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday called for trust to be rebuilt between Islamabad and Kabul as Pakistan began a new initi...
08:00, 06/23/2019

Republicans flee from Trump's foreign interference remarks Senate Republicans are moving swiftly to distance themselves from President Donald Trump’s willingness to use foreign opposition research against his...
18:32, 06/13/2019

Trump backtracks on foreign interference comments: ‘Of course you give it to the FBI’ U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course over whether he would report any foreign interference in a political campaign to U.S. law enfor...
18:48, 06/14/2019

Trump Faces Growing Foreign Policy Tests President Trump’s “America First” foreign policy is being challenged on four fronts at once, creating an extraordinary test of the White House’s abil...
04:32, 05/10/2019

Five foreign tourists killed in plane crash in Honduras Five foreigners including the pilot died on Saturday when their private plane crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Roatán island, a tou...
05:32, 05/19/2019

Foreign funds loosen bearish bet on big Italian banks Funds that built big short positions in Italy's leading banks from early 2018 have lowered the size of their bets in the last few months as political...
02:00, 05/23/2019

China will not allow G20 to discuss Hong Kong, says foreign minister Foreign powers have no right to interfere in ‘internal affair’, says Zhang Jun, as Beijing also calls for trade compromise China has said it will not...
18:00, 06/24/2019

Trump says he’d take dirt on political opponents from foreign powers President Trump on Thursday defended his comments about being open to accepting a foreign power’s dirt on his 2020 opponents and not feel obligated t...
16:32, 06/13/2019

Dane becomes 1st foreign mayor of a large German city BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman has been elected mayor of Rostock, becoming the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. Official...
10:48, 06/17/2019

Trump says he’d ‘want to hear’ foreign dirt on 2020 rivals WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says if a foreign power were offering dirt on his 2020 opponent, he’d be open to accepting it and woul...
04:48, 06/13/2019

Foreign Pressure on Myanmar Prompted Journalists' Release Myanmar’s concern that its global standing was being tarnished prompted the government to release two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists from prison,...
23:32, 05/07/2019

I am the alternative to Boris Johnson, says UK foreign minister Hunt British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday he was the alternative to Boris Johnson, the frontrunner in the race to replace Prime Minister Th...
14:00, 06/16/2019

New Foreign Minister Replies To Tweets For Help By Indians Abroad Soon after taking charge, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar began engaging with Indians abroad on Twitter and responded to their tweets for assistance, j...
14:00, 06/02/2019

McConnell downplays Trump's foreign election help comments President Donald Trump's comments on accepting foreign dirt in 2020 may have put some distance between him and Republicans in Congress. But seemingly...
03:32, 06/15/2019

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Congratulates S Jaishankar Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi on Friday congratulated S Jaishankar on his appointment as India's External Affairs Minister an...
01:32, 06/01/2019

Will Consider Accepting Dirt On Opponents From Foreign Governments: Trump President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he would consider accepting damaging information about one of his 2020 political opponents from a foreign go...
07:16, 06/13/2019

Iran's foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US Iran's foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of next week's emergency Ara...
11:48, 05/24/2019

NASA was sold faulty aluminum in 19-year scam which cost agency $700 million NASA was sold faulty aluminum in a 19-year scam that led to a pair of high-profile launch failures, costing the space agency more than $700 million a...
14:16, 05/02/2019

Exclusive: FAA tells U.N. aviation agency 737 MAX ungrounding in U.S. could happen by late June - sources U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) representatives told members of the United Nations' aviation agency they expect an ungrounding of Boeing C...
22:48, 05/23/2019

NASA bought junk aluminum in a 19-year scam that cost the agency over $700 million NASA is staffed with some of the brightest minds in engineering, astronomy, and mathematics. You wouldn’t expect anyone to even attempt to pull...
16:16, 05/02/2019

Boxer accuses Jay-Z, sports agency of negligence after suffering 'devastating brain hemorrhage' A boxer filed a lawsuit against Jay-Z and the rapper’s agency Roc Nation Sports on Tuesday accusing both parties of scheduling him for a handful of f...
02:16, 05/23/2019

Treaty Under Cloud, Nuclear Test Ban Agency Asks India To Turn "Observer" The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) has invited India to become an "Observer" with access to International Monitoring Syst...
18:16, 05/15/2019

Snubbed in free agency twice, Brewers' Mike Moustakas having All-Star season Mike Moustakas, snubbed on the free-agent market two years in a row, is making sure it won't be a trifecta with All-Star banner season.  &...
15:16, 06/18/2019

Probe Agency Seizes Assets Worth 70 Lakh In Connection To Hafiz Saeed The ED Thursday attached assets worth Rs 73 lakh in connection with a terror financing and money laundering case linked to global terrorist Hafiz Muh...
22:48, 05/02/2019

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

Guatemala Candidates Target Economic Roots of Migration, Abandon Graft Agency Guatemala’s presidential election looks set to deliver a leader focused on tackling the economic roots of migration, but the top candidates don’t pla...
03:00, 06/15/2019

With potential to boost profits by up to 20 per cent, a woman’s place is at work, says UN labour agency Businesses perform better – sometimes by as much as 20 per cent – when they employ more women in top positions, UN labour experts said on Wednesday, ...
17:16, 05/22/2019

UN health agency identifies 5-year old Congolese boy as first confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health, confirmed on Tuesday the first case of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda, stemming from th...
23:48, 06/11/2019

Passport agency boosts minimum routine application wait time by 50 percent The processing time for routine service jumps from six to eight weeks. Until May 31, the interval between application and delivery was four to six we...
15:00, 06/14/2019

Praful Patel Appears Before Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Case Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel today appeared before the ED in connection with a money laundering probe related to losses...
12:32, 06/10/2019

U.S. Customs agency allows grace period for goods subject to China tariff hike U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25 percent from 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese goods will not apply to U.S.-bound cargoes tha...
00:16, 05/10/2019

Arrested Terror Suspects Planned ISIS Caliphate In India: Probe Agency Ten suspects arrested in a case involving a terror module in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh's Amroha were planning to establish an ISIS caliphate in the cou...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Amazon will serve any government agency with facial recognition technology, so long as it’s legal The head of Amazon’s cloud computing division said the company will work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Mic...
10:16, 06/11/2019

U.S. Customs agency issues notice of higher tariff rate on Chinese goods U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday it would begin collecting a 25 percent tariff on a $200 billion category of Chinese imports at 12...
00:16, 05/10/2019

Myanmar and UN agriculture agency agree framework to improve nutrition and food security The Myanmar Government and the UN’s agriculture agency signed on Tuesday a multi-year agreement that will create conditions to help improve nutrition...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Private data (including rates) of 49M Instagram influencers leaked due to agency’s malpractice Last night, TechCrunch reported that a massive database containing info of over 49 million Instagram influencers, celebrities, and brand accounts fou...
11:00, 05/21/2019

To meet development goals, UN agriculture agency ‘cannot only focus on tackling hunger anymore’ Innovating agriculture and promoting nutrition-sensitive food systems top the Food and Agriculture Agency’s (FAO) to-do list, its chief told the Unit...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Mehul Choksi "Fugitive And Absconder", Probe Agency Tells High Court Diamantaire Mehul Choksi, accused in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, is a "fugitive and absconder", the Enforcement Directorate told...
18:16, 06/03/2019

Report: Nets-Hawks trade spurs interesting possibilities for NBA free agency Brooklyn will have $46 million in salary cap space, allowing the team to land a major free agent, while Atlanta now has three first-round picks. ...
04:32, 06/07/2019

Trump names Mark Morgan as new head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that Mark Morgan, who was border patrol chief under former President Barack Obama, will head the U.S. Immi...
19:00, 05/05/2019

Trump picks Morgan, backer of border wall, to head U.S. immigration agency U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he plans to appoint Mark Morgan, a border patrol chief under former President Barack Obama who suppor...
00:48, 05/06/2019

Nets prepare for free agency splash with cap-clearing Allen Crabbe trade The Nets just took a step closer to landing a big star — or two. Ahead of a huge summer in free agency, the Nets cleared the way for bigger moves by ...
01:32, 06/07/2019

Acting ICE director blasts AOC for wanting to abolish agency: 'I would like to talk to that young congresswoman' The acting director of ICE appeared on “The Ingraham Angle” Wednesday where he blasted Congress for inactivity regarding the crisis at the U.S.-Mexic...
06:32, 06/06/2019

Turn toxic e-waste into a source of ‘decent work’, UN labour agency urges  A “toxic flood of electric and electronic waste” that is growing by the day across the world, should be urgently converted into a source of decent wo...
19:48, 04/28/2019

McDonald's to accept foreign currency in the US – just for three hours on this one day McDonald's will accept foreign currency on Thursday from 2-5 p.m. local time to mark the launch of its Worldwide Favorites Menu in the U.S. ...
13:16, 06/03/2019

S Jaishankar To Visit Bhutan, His First Overseas Trip As Foreign Minister External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will embark on a two-day visit to Bhutan tomorrow, his first overseas trip after assuming charge of the minist...
15:16, 06/06/2019

Hicks told House panel Trump is serious about foreign help in elections Hope Hicks, a once close aide to President Donald Trump, told the House Judiciary Committee that Trump was serious in saying there was nothing wrong ...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Japan to restrict foreign students after school lost track of 1,600 The Japanese government said Tuesday it's imposing new restrictions for foreign students, after it lost track of more than 1,600 who were in the coun...
21:16, 06/11/2019

S Jaishankar Holds Talks With French, Turkish Foreign Ministers External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has held telephonic conversations with his French and Turkish counterparts with a focus on enhancing the bilat...
00:16, 06/06/2019

McDonald's to accept foreign currency in the U.S. – just for three hours on this one day McDonald's will accept foreign currency on Thursday from 2-5 p.m. local time to mark the launch of its Worldwide Favorites Menu in the U.S. ...
15:32, 06/03/2019

Donald Trump Says Would Take Foreign Info On 2020 Presidential Opponent President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would be willing to accept information from a foreign country on his opponent in the 2020 election race...
00:16, 06/14/2019

Trump Administration Is Opening Investigations Into Foreign Funding at U.S. Colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administr...
23:32, 06/13/2019

House Republicans try to spin Trump's foreign dirt comment Amid blistering bipartisan criticism of President Donald Trump’s willingness to accept dirt on his 2020 rivals from foreign adversaries, House Republ...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Punching Iran Over Its Foreign Policy Could Lead to a Faster Path to War Wrestling with Iran’s diplomacy and military activity could prompt a confrontation between Washington and Tehran well before any showdown over a nucl...
03:00, 05/30/2019

French Foreign Minister Congratulates New Indian Counterpart S Jaishankar French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian Friday congratulated S Jaishankar for taking over as the External Affairs Minister and said he was looking...
01:32, 06/01/2019

U.S. tariff threats against Mexico 'unfair': Mexican foreign minister Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he would travel to Washington shortly to hold talks with U.S. officials to try to head of...
19:16, 05/31/2019

China Threatens 'To Blacklist' Foreign Firms Post Huawei Ban China has said that it was drawing up a list of "unreliable" foreign companies, organisations and individuals for targeting in what could signal reta...
08:00, 06/01/2019

China to compile hit list of ‘unreliable’ foreign entities in trade war China announced on Friday that it would compile a list of “unreliable” foreign entities that could damage its own companies — another tit-for-tat esc...
10:00, 06/01/2019

Libya suspends operations of 40 foreign firms including Total Move thought to be reaction to French reluctance to offer more explicit support for governmentLibya’s internationally recognised government has suspe...
00:32, 05/10/2019

Trump flips script on Dem outrage over comments on foreign dirt A defiant President Trump pushed back Thursday against the outrage over his comments that he would be open to accepting opposition research from indi...
20:32, 06/13/2019

Britain listens to the United States on Huawei, foreign minister says Britain takes careful notice of what the United States says on the risks of using Huawei in 5G networks and does not want to be overly dependent on a...
13:32, 06/03/2019

Pelosi: Trump's comments on foreign election interference 'appalling' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted President Donald Trump's comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahea...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Trump: Nothing wrong with accepting dirt from foreign governments on opponents President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would see nothing wrong in accepting damaging information on a U.S. political opponent if it were offered...
05:16, 06/13/2019

Mexican foreign minister cites advances in U.S. immigration talks Mexican officials have made some advances in their talks with U.S. officials to address the immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, Foreign Min...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Donald Trump willing to accept foreign intelligence on election rivals US President Donald Trump has said he would take dirt about 2020 presidential election opponents offered by a foreign government. The statement has l...
05:16, 06/13/2019

PM Modi First Foreign Leader To Visit Sri Lanka After Easter Bombings Prime Minister Narendra Modi will briefly visit Sri Lanka on Sunday during which he will hold discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena, accord...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Libya force says it seized foreign pilot after downing plane BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan fighters say they shot down an enemy plane over Tripoli and captured its European pilot. The Libyan National Army, led ...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Iran’s foreign minister warns U.S. cannot ‘expect to stay safe’ Iran’s foreign minister warned the U.S. on Monday that it “cannot expect to stay safe” after launching what he described as an economic war against T...
03:32, 06/11/2019

Donald Trump Becomes First Foreign Leader To Meet Japan's New Emperor Donald Trump on Monday became the first foreign leader to meet with Japan's newly enthroned Emperor Naruhito -- an honour Prime Minister Shinzo Abe h...
16:32, 05/27/2019