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Kazakh president calls for dialogue, more protests planned

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev invited critics on Wednesday to join a new public council after days of protests over his election, while state prosecutors warned against further rall...

Kazakh president calls for dialogue, more protests planned

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Tokayev elected Kazakh president, police disperse fresh protests Kazakhstan's interim president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, chosen successor of veteran ruler Nursultan Nazarbayev who retains sweeping powers, has won a snap presidential election with nearly 71% of the vote, according to early results on Monday....
2019-06-10 11:00

Algeria's interim president calls for dialogue to prepare new elections Algeria's interim President Abdelkader Bensalah called on Thursday for all parties to launch an "inclusive dialogue" to prepare for presidential elections, following the constitutional council's scrapping of a vote set for July 4....
2019-06-07 00:45

Scores more Kazakh protesters arrested despite dialogue call Kazakh police rounded up about 150 people on Wednesday as protests continued against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev despite his call for dialogue after a disputed election....
2019-06-12 18:30

More Puerto Rico protests planned as governor resists calls to resign Massive and at times violent protests in Puerto Rico showed no sign of stopping as labor unions on Thursday organized a Friday march to keep up pressure on the governor to resign, while dozens of guns were stolen in a raid on police firearms center....
2019-07-19 05:15

Kazakh activists call for more protests over presidential vote Anti-government activists called on Monday for more protests in Kazakhstan against what they said was a rigged presidential election result, as police warned they would crack down on any dissent....
2019-06-11 14:30

Former president still looms over Kazakh election MOSCOW (AP) — For the first time in nearly three decades of independence, Kazakhstan is holding a presidential election without Nursultan Nazarbayev on the ballot. But the longtime leader of the oil-rich Central Asian country still casts a long shado...
2019-06-07 13:45

Nazarbayev's handpicked successor Tokayev elected Kazakh president Kazakhstan's interim president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, chosen successor of veteran ruler Nursultan Nazarbayev who retains sweeping powers, has won a snap presidential election which observers say was tarnished by violations of basic freedoms....
2019-06-10 16:45

OSCE calls on Albania for restraint, constructive dialogue TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Leaders of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe are calling on Albanian political leaders to show restraint, engage in a “constructive dialogue” and ensure that Sunday’s election is peaceful...
2019-06-28 15:15

US Envoy Calls For Beijing 'Dialogue' With Dalai Lama The US ambassador to China has called on Beijing to open a "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama in remarks made this week during a rare visit to Tibet, his embassy said Saturday....
2019-05-25 21:00

Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa 'not ready for genuine dialogue' In an exclusive interview with DW, Zimbabwe's former finance minister and opposition politician, Tendai Biti, says he fears "an implosion" in the country....
2019-05-23 17:45

On Venezuelan independence day, Maduro calls for dialogue as Guaido slams 'dictatorship' Venezuela's bitterly divided political factions held competing commemorations of the country's independence day on Friday, with President Nicolas Maduro calling for dialogue and opposition leader Juan Guaido decrying alleged human rights violations b...
2019-07-05 20:30

Iran's Khamenei backs Yemen's Houthi movement, calls for dialogue Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei pledged on Tuesday Tehran's continued support for Yemen's Houthi movement and called for dialogue among Yemenis to safeguard the war-shattered nation's territorial integrity....
2019-08-14 00:45

Donald Trump arrives in the UK, protests planned The US president has recently been accused of "entirely unacceptable interference" over his Brexit comments. London was on high alert as protests were expected to show many Britons' disapproval of the visit....
2019-06-03 11:30

South Korean leader Moon calls for dialogue with Japan amid trade fight South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Seoul will "gladly join hands" if Tokyo chooses dialogue as the two nations deal with an escalating trade row....
2019-08-15 05:00

Fresh Hong Kong protests planned for Friday Calls for new demonstrations come as government fails to respond to a list of protester demandsHong Kong is braced for another round of demonstrations after the government failed to respond to a list of protester demands including an investigation in...
2019-06-20 16:15

UN human rights chief ‘hopeful’ Venezuelan authorities are ready to address violations, calls for dialogue “The only way out of this crisis is to come together, in dialogue”: that was the clear message delivered by Michelle Bachelet, the UN human rights chief, to the Government of Venezuela on Friday, during an address to the Human Rights Council, coincid...
2019-08-04 00:00

New Hong Kong Protests, Strikes Planned Against Extradition Bill Opponents of a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China called for strikes and further protests this week, after the city’s leader vowed to push ahead with the bill despite hundreds of thousands of people marching again...
2019-06-10 20:45

South Korean Moon calls for dialogue with Japan amid trade fight and hopes for 'One Korea' by 2045 South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Seoul will "gladly join hands" if Tokyo chooses dialogue as the two nations deal with an escalating trade row....
2019-08-15 05:30

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagreed over the appropriate response to mass protests ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Trump's UK visit turns to Brexit and Huawei as protests planned in London Donald Trump will plunge into Britain's Brexit crisis on Tuesday and is likely to demand that Prime Minister Theresa May's successor ban China's Huawei from 5G networks as thousands of protesters mock the U.S. president across London....
2019-06-04 01:45

Donald Trump turns to Brexit and Huawei as protests planned in London Donald Trump will plunge into Britain's Brexit crisis on Tuesday and is likely to demand that Prime Minister Theresa May's successor ban China's Huawei from 5G networks as thousands of protesters mock the U.S. president across London....
2019-06-04 09:30

Scores killed in ‘barbaric’ attack on Mali village, UN chief urges restraint, calls for ‘dialogue’ to resolve tensions Nearly 100 people were reportedly killed during an attack on a traditional Dogon hunters’ village in Mali on Sunday, prompting a call from UN chief António Guterres for authorities to act fast and “bring the perpetrators to justice”....
2019-06-10 23:45

Lights for Liberty immigration protests over border camps planned at 700 cities July 12 “Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Concentration Camps" events are planned for 700 cities around the world starting at 7 p.m. local time.        ...
2019-07-12 16:15

Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants to rally, wave of protests planned Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants are planning to rally on Friday night in support of protesters and to urge authorities to rebuild confidence in the government as escalating protests rock the Asian financial hub....
2019-08-02 10:30

Royal Caribbean, MSC Cruises cancel port stops in Puerto Rico ahead of planned protests Several cruise lines have canceled port stops in San Juan ahead of planned protests Monday in Puerto Rico, aimed at forcing the governor to resign.       ...
2019-07-22 18:45

Planned Parenthood president Leana Wen forced out by board Wen tweeted that the board ‘ended my employment at a secret meeting’, after she had been in the job for only eight monthsThe president of Planned Parenthood has been forced out of her position after only eight months on the job.Dr Leana Wen said in a...
2019-07-17 03:15

Leana Wen out as president of Planned Parenthood due to 'philosophical differences' Planned Parenthood announced the departure of President Leana Wen, who said they had engaged in negotiations about "philosophical differences" about the future of the program....
2019-07-17 05:30

White House calls Biden’s planned remarks on Trump ‘laughable’ The White House on Tuesday dismissed as “laughable” Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s expected remarks in a speech in Iowa labeling President Trump an “existential threat to America.” “The idea that he would ...
2019-06-11 21:45

F1 calls off planned standard gearboxes move for 2021 cost saving Formula 1 has called off its expected switch to standard gearbox cassettes in 2021, following a World Motor Sport Council vote to retain freedom of gearbox supply in the championship...
2019-05-25 03:45

Planned Parenthood Ousts President, Seeking a More Political Approach Dr. Leana Wen was removed after 8 months in office, as the group sought a more aggressive political leader to combat recent efforts to roll back access to abortions....
2019-07-17 03:45

President Trump Has Planned a Controversial Fourth of July ‘Salute to America.’ Here’s What to Know President Donald Trump will deliver a presidential address at a controversial “Salute to America” celebration at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall on the Fourth of July featuring heavy military equipment and heads of major militar...
2019-07-03 07:15

Planned Parenthood president on Biden's abortion funding flip-flop: 'I take him at his word' Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen said Friday she believes Joe Biden saying he no longer supports a long-standing ban on federal funding for abortion, even though he reversed his stance over the course of 36 hours....
2019-06-08 03:30

Planned Parenthood’s Acting President Weighs in on 2020 Endorsements, Voting and Activism Planned Parenthood’s new acting president, Alexis McGill Johnson, sat down with TIME on Monday in one of her first interviews since she was elected to the role by the organization’s board July 16. It was just her second day in her new off...
2019-07-31 21:45

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have taken to the streets again to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit down for talks. The center-right Democratic Party-led opposition supporters g...
2019-06-02 21:15

What the Protests in Russia Mean for President Putin Over last weekend, the decision by Russian electoral authorities to bar independent and opposition candidates from running in Moscow City Council elections prompted protests that turned violent as Moscow police cracked down hard on those that turned ...
2019-07-31 20:30

Venezuela in crisis as Guaido calls for May Day protests: Live updates More protests are planned in Venezuela on Wednesday following an attempt by opposition leader Juan Guaido to spark an uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
2019-05-21 15:00

After Protests, Hong Kong’s Leader Faces More Calls to Delay Bill A top adviser to Hong Kong’s leader said it would be impossible to rush through an extradition bill in the wake of clashes between the police and protesters....
2019-06-14 17:15

President Trump Faces Protests During Visit to Dayton and El Paso (DAYTON, Ohio) — Protesters greeted President Donald Trump’s arrival in Dayton Wednesday, blaming his incendiary rhetoric for inflaming political and racial tensions in the country, as he visited survivors of last weekend’s mass sho...
2019-08-07 20:30

Honduran police end strike as protests demand president quit A group of Honduran police have ended a three-day work stoppage but warn the government that they will not repress the thousands who continue to protest in the streets demanding President Juan Orlando Hernández resign...
2019-06-21 22:45

Puerto Rico governor fights calls to resign amid violent protests A peaceful demonstration that drew thousands to the streets of San Juan on Monday turned hostile in the evening when protesters and police clashed, injuring 21 law enforcement agents, officials said....
2019-07-17 03:30

| Police disperse crowd as Zimbabwe opposition calls off mass protests after court ban Opposition mass protests against deepening economic problems in Zimbabwe were called off after a court upheld an 11th hour ban imposed by the police....
2019-08-16 14:15

Honduran president sends military to keep order after protests turn violent Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Thursday sent out the armed forces to impose order after protests against his embattled administration descended into lawlessness overnight in parts of the capital, claiming two lives....
2019-06-21 01:30

Trump baby blimp flies in London as protests greet president As British Prime Minister Theresa May meets President Donald Trump on Tuesday, thousands of protesters plan to tell the U.S. leader he should have stayed at home....
2019-06-04 14:30

San Juan braces for an 11th day of protests, amid calls for Puerto Rico's governor to resign San Juan braced on Tuesday for an 11th day of protests calling for the resignation of Puerto Rico's governor over offensive chat messages that have drawn hundreds of thousands of people....
2019-07-23 13:30

Hong Kong’s Leader Says Extradition Bill to Go Ahead Prompting Calls for Fresh Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Monday she will not scrap a contentious extradition plan or step down from her position, following a massive protest that gripped the city over the weekend. Speaking from the Legislative Council where hours ea...
2019-06-10 11:30

Fears Hong Kong protests could turn violent amid calls to 'escalate action' Protesters have given authorities until Thursday afternoon to answer demands to retract extradition billHong Kong is bracing for fresh rallies on Friday, which many fear could turn violent, as protesters gave city authorities until Thursday to meet t...
2019-06-19 09:45

While Thousands March, President Trump Dismisses London Protests as ‘Fake News’ Thousands of protestors gathered in central London’s Trafalgar Square on Tuesday to show their anger over U.S. President Trump’s visit to the U.K. Meanwhile, Trump dismissed the protests as “fake news” during a press conferenc...
2019-06-04 22:30

Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea amid Hong Kong protests, tension with US Chinese President Xi Jinping will be traveling to North Korea for a state visit – the first in 14 years by a Chinese leader, state media said Monday....
2019-06-17 15:15

Hong Kong protests give Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen a boost as elections approach The sentiment that has overwhelmed Hong Kong over the China extradition bill in the past weeks has spilled over to neighboring Taiwan, pushing relations with China to the forefront of upcoming general elections....
2019-06-21 12:45

PM Modi Calls On Vice President Naidu PM Modi reached the vice president house here to meet Mr Naidu this morning. "Shri Narendra Bhai Modi ji called on me today morning. Greeted him on being elected as the leader of NDA and the next......
2019-05-26 12:30

Kazakhstan's New Elected President Calls Himself a 'Reformer' Newly elected President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said his government would listen to grievances aired during recent protests as Kazakhstan transitions from decades of tight state control....
2019-06-14 00:15

Austrian President Calls for Elections in September Alexander Van der Bellen said continuity was essential after the far-right vice chancellor resigned over a video showing him promising favors to a woman who claimed ties to a Russian oligarch....
2019-05-21 15:00

| DRC president calls Ituri violence 'attempted genocide' President Felix Tshisekedi described inter-ethnic bloodshed in DRC's northeast as "attempted genocide" after scores of people were killed and tens of thousands displaced....
2019-07-03 23:15

Albanian government calls no-confidence vote in president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s governing Socialist Party has called a no-confidence vote in the president, saying it was unconstitutional for him to cancel upcoming municipal elections. Socialists’ spokeswoman Elisa Spiropali on Monday ...
2019-06-10 13:15

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass region and Crimea...
2019-06-05 16:30

The Latest: Kosovo president calls for support for police BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on tensions between Serbia and Kosovo (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Kosovo’s president is calling on the ethnic Serb minority to remain calm and support the police fight against organized crime, which he says ...
2019-05-28 10:30

F1: FIA president Jean Todt calls for the return of refuelling during races • Move could lead to lighter cars and more overtaking• Valtteri Bottas quickest in Friday practice for British GPThe president of the FIA, Jean Todt, has said he would like to see a return of in-race refuelling to Formula One as a way to improve the ...
2019-07-13 04:45

| President calls for opposition to accept Malawi vote result Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has urged opposition parties to accept the outcome of an election clouded by fraud allegations as he was sworn in for a second term....
2019-05-29 07:15

Iran’s President Calls U.S. Sanctions on the Foreign Minister ‘Childish’ (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president lambasted new U.S. sanctions by the Trump administration targeting the country’s foreign minister, describing the move on Thursday as “childish” and a barrier to diplomacy. Hassan Rouhan...
2019-08-01 17:15

Philippine president calls on Trump to park US Navy outside China President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines wants President Trump to park the Navy's 7th Fleet on China's doorstep in response to ongoing tensions in the Pacific....
2019-07-18 07:45

Trump campaign calls president debate night’s big winner President Trump’s campaign claimed victory on Tuesday after some of the top 2020 Democrats faced off on CNN in a debate that showed a major divide among some candidates on how far left to take the country....
2019-07-31 20:15

Ukraine’s New President Dissolves Parliament and Calls a Snap Election Volodymyr Zelensky wants to consolidate power with a Parliament led by his new political party. He said his first priority is ending a prolonged separatist conflict....
2019-05-21 15:00

Mexican president calls El Chapo’s life sentence ‘inhumane’ Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Thursday blasted Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s life sentence as “inhumane” — echoing comments made by the convicted druglord himself. “A sentence for life in a hostile jail”...
2019-07-19 05:30

Indonesia president calls for unity after court upholds his election win Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Thursday upheld the victory of President Joko Widodo in April's election, dismissing allegations by the opposition that the vote to lead the world's third-biggest democracy was rigged....
2019-06-27 20:45

Brazil President Calls Convicted Torturer A "National Hero" Far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that an Army officer who was convicted of torture during Brazil's 1964-1985 military dictatorship was a "national hero."...
2019-08-09 04:45

Robert Mueller says president not exonerated, Trump calls it a "nonsense" Robert Mueller answered questions from US lawmakers about the two-year investigation into Russian meddling during the 2016 election. He said President Donald Trump could be indicted when he leaves office....
2019-07-24 23:45

UK opposition leader Corbyn calls remarks by President Trump racist Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the comments by President Donald Trump about four minority Democratic congresswomen are racist and called on the candidates to be the country's next prime minister to use the term....
2019-07-19 05:15

Mexico president calls 'El Chapo' sentence inhumane, vows better society Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday called the jail conditions of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman inhumane, while vowing to bring down violence stemming from drug violence by create a society less obsessed with material weal...
2019-07-19 00:30

Mexican president calls El Chapo’s life sentence in US jail ‘inhumane’ Andrés Manuel López Obrador also vowed to bring down violence stemming from drug violencePresident Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico has called the jail conditions of drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán inhumane, while vowing to bring down violen...
2019-07-19 00:00

President Steinmeier calls for decency on 70th anniversary of German constitution Germany's president said that "hatred and enmity" were starting to poison political debate. He warned politicians to heed the voices of voters in order to counter the rising tide of populism....
2019-05-23 22:30

African Champions League: Wydad president calls on Caf to investigate final Wydad Casablanca's president, Said Naciri, calls on Caf to investigate Friday night's African Champions League final, in a bid to "save the image of football in Africa"....
2019-06-02 19:00

Moldova’s interim president calls snap election amid crisis CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova’s interim president has dissolved parliament and called for snap elections on Sept. 6 amid a months-long political crisis. Pavel Filip announced his decision shortly after his appointment on Sunday by the Consti...
2019-06-09 14:30

Schiff says impeachment 'is destined for failure,' calls GOP 'cult of the president's personality' House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff blasted congressional Republicans as “the cult of the president’s personality,” claiming they will not “act consistent” with their constitutional duties should House Democrats begin impeachment procee...
2019-06-02 21:30

Robert Mueller says US president not exonerated, Trump calls investigation 'nonsense' Robert Mueller answered questions from US lawmakers about his two-year investigation into Russian meddling during the 2016 presidential election. He said President Donald Trump could be indicted when he leaves office....
2019-07-25 04:30

Ukraine’s New President Signs Decree to Dissolve Parliament and Calls for Snap Election (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s new president on Tuesday ordered the dissolution of the nation’s legislature and called a snap election in two months, hoping to ride the wave of his electoral success to get his supporters into parliamen...
2019-05-22 02:00

George Conway calls Trump a 'racist president' after his attacks on progressive congresswomen George Conway, husband of top White House aide Kellyanne Conway, called President Donald Trump "a racist president" after remarks the President made attacking progressive Democratic congresswomen of color....
2019-07-16 21:15

Don Lemon doubles down despite backlash from Trump, calls president's remarks racist CNN’s Don Lemon did not back down despite criticism from President Trump, twice labeling his remarks as racist while moderating Wednesday's debate.        ...
2019-08-01 17:30

South Korea’s President Calls the Trump-Kim Border Summit the ‘Start of an Era of Peace’ (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea’s president on Tuesday called a recent U.S.-North Korean summit at the Korean border an end of mutual hostility between the countries, despite skepticism by many experts that it’s was a just made-f...
2019-07-02 11:30

Exclusive: President Trump Calls Alleged Iranian Attack on Oil Tankers ‘Very Minor’ Facing twin challenges in the Persian Gulf, President Donald Trump said in an interview with TIME Monday that he might take military action to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon, but cast doubt on going to war to protect international oil sup...
2019-06-18 09:45

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh presidential election Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the interim president of Kazakhstan hand-picked by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as his successor, will confirm his position on Sunday in an election triggered by Nazarbayev's resignation....
2019-06-09 01:15

President Trump Calls Bette Midler a ‘Washed Up Psycho’ After She Shared a Fake Quote President Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday to call Bette Midler a “washed up psycho” after the actress tweeted a quote falsely attributed to him. Midler had earlier apologized on Twitter for sharing the fake quote, which called Republ...
2019-06-05 08:30

Justin Bieber Calls on President Trump to ‘Let Those Kids Out of Cages,’ While Thanking Him for Helping A$AP Rocky Justin Bieber has weighed in on the border crises and A$AP Rocky’s Swedish incarceration with one tweet. On Friday evening, President Trump tweeted that he would help to free rapper A$AP Rocky from a Swedish jail at the request of Kanye West. I...
2019-07-20 22:30

Kim Jong Un praises Trump for being first US president to visit North Korea, calls it ‘courageous and determined act’ PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Kim Jong Un praises Trump for being first US president to visit North Korea, calls it ‘courageous and determined act’ The post Kim Jong Un praises Trump for being first US president to visit North Korea, calls it &...
2019-06-30 10:30

Chamber of Commerce blasts Trump on tariffs — and then the president calls CNBC to fight back The president's tariff strategy "creates uncertainty with our trading partners," says a top official at the world's largest business lobbying group....
2019-06-10 18:15

Did Leana Wen, Ousted Planned Parenthood Head, Even Know Anything About Planned Parenthood? Dr. Leana Wen, who was fired this week from her post as Planned Parenthood’s president, has published an op-ed for the New York Times about why she “left” the organization, stating she has “long believed that the most effective way to advance reprodu...
2019-07-21 03:30

FAA Bans Flights Near Persian Gulf as President Trump Orders Military Strike Against Iran Then Calls It Off The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order overnight barring U.S.-based airlines from flying over some airspace controlled by Iran. The FAA order came just as news broke that President Donald Trump had ordered a military strike aga...
2019-06-21 17:15

President Trump Calls for Crackdown on Violent Video Games, Mental Health Reforms After Shootings President Donald Trump called for a crackdown on violent video games and reforms to mental health laws, arguing that “mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger, not the gun,” in a speech from the White House after mass shootings in El P...
2019-08-06 02:30

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh vote as hundreds protest Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the interim president of Kazakhstan hand-picked by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as his successor, will confirm his position on Sunday in an election triggered by Nazarbayev's resignation....
2019-06-09 14:30

Exit poll gives Tokayev 70% of vote in Kazakh election Kazakhstan's interim president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, has won 70.13% of the vote in Sunday's presidential election, according to an exit poll carried out by local pollster Kogamdyk Pikir Institute....
2019-06-10 00:30

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan's presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a rising desire to challenge authorities in the country....
2019-06-14 19:30

President Donald Trump calls Russian leader Vladimir Putin to offer help with Siberia forest fires U.S. President Donald Trump has offered assistance to the Russian government with fighting multiple forest fires that have blackened millions of acres in recent weeks, the White House said Thursday....
2019-08-01 23:15

Dozens of protesters arrested at rallies on Kazakh leader's birthday Kazakh police detained dozens of protesters who took to the streets of major cities on Saturday to mark the 79th birthday of veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev by demanding he cede power, Reuters witnesses said....
2019-07-06 23:45

Russia halts transit of Kazakh LPG and coal to Ukraine - document Kazakhstan's state railway company has suspended liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and coal shipments to Ukraine after transit nation Russia banned such shipments from its territory, according to a document seen by Reuters....
2019-05-27 17:45

Most OPEC+ ministers back nine-month deal extension: Kazakh minister Kazakh Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbaev said on Monday that most ministers representing OPEC and non-OPEC countries at talks in Vienna favor extending their global oil output deal by nine months....
2019-07-01 15:15

Russia's Putin may discuss Belarus-Kazakh oil proposal next week: Kremlin Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko may discuss the latter's proposal for Belarus to buy oil from Kazakhstan when they meet next week in the Kazakh city of Nur-Sultan, the Kremlin said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 13:00

Kazakh advocate of Muslim rights in China set free in plea bargain A Kazakh rights activist who campaigned against the detention of ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims in special camps in China has pleaded guilty to a hate speech charge in exchange for securing his freedom, his lawyer said on Saturday....
2019-08-17 10:45

UPDATE 1-Tyson Foods says not formalized plans for Kazakh beef processing plant Tyson Foods Inc said on Thursday it has not formalized plans for a beef processing plant in Kazakhstan, responding to a media report that the largest U.S. meat processor was in talks over a multibillion-dollar investment in the country....
2019-05-23 13:45

Kid Rock talks golfing with President Trump, calls him 'down-to-earth and cool' The musician was on the course for the 313 Area Celebrity Challenge, a three-team scramble, ahead of the Rocket Mortgage Classic PGA tour event.        ...
2019-06-27 20:45

South Korea’s president calls for ‘peace economy’ with North Korea amid Japan trade war President Moon Jae-in made the comments in a meeting with senior aides to discuss Japan’s imposition of trade curbs on South Korea. They came as a surprise since North Korea has raised tensions in recent weeks with tests of new short-range weapons th...
2019-08-05 20:15

Sadiq Khan calls Donald Trump 'far-right poster boy' and challenges US president to meet him Sadiq Khan has called Donald Trump the "poster boy for the far-right movement around the world" before calling on the US president to meet him in the latest round of their public dispute....
2019-06-04 15:00

Carl Lewis backs equal pay for women, calls President Donald Trump a 'racist' Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis said female athletes deserve fair and equal pay, and then also called President Donald Trump a "racist."       ...
2019-08-06 11:45

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it nothing more than a “Democrat talking point,” while offering his own digs at the 94-year-old...
2019-06-29 19:15

Russian President Vladimir Putin calls special counsel Mueller's inquiry 'very objective' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed the Kremlin's election interference as well as new friction over Iran, Venezuela and arms control.        ...
2019-05-21 14:45

Intra-Afghan dialogue – end of war more likely than ever Experts say the first direct talks between the Taliban and Afghan officials are crucial because the Islamists had previously refused to engage with Kabul. The US has hailed substantive progress on all parts of a deal....
2019-07-07 01:00

Vedanta CEO open to dialogue with Zambia Vedanta Resources is open to dialogue with the Zambian government but will defend its legal rights and opposes the appointment of a provisional liquidator at its Konkola Copper Mines business, the company's CEO said on Monday....
2019-05-27 12:45

Police begin dialogue with Greenpeace BP oil rig protesters Energy firm expected to launch court proceedings to remove activists who boarded vessel on SundayScottish police have begun talks with climate protesters from Greenpeace after its activists boarded an oil rig heading out to the North Sea.Two proteste...
2019-06-10 20:15

Pope appeals for peace, dialogue in Sudan Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week....
2019-06-09 14:30

UN human rights chief appeals for dialogue in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official urged Venezuela’s government and opposition Friday to put aside deep political differences and commit to dialogue aimed at ending a humanitarian crisis showing no sig...
2019-06-22 06:45

Iran says it's prepared for dialogue if Saudi Arabia also ready Iran is prepared for dialogue if Saudi Arabia is also ready, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday, according to the IRIB news agency....
2019-07-31 18:45

The Latest: EU urges Kosovo, Serbia to return to dialogue BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on the tensions between Serbia and Kosovo (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The European Union’s top diplomat is urging Kosovo and Serbia to return to the negotiating table and normalize relations amid high tension...
2019-05-29 16:45

U.S. supports direct dialogue between Pakistan, India on Kashmir The United States on Wednesday said it supports direct dialogue between India and Pakistan on the disputed Kashmir region and called for calm and restraint as the dispute escalated....
2019-08-08 01:30

Pope seeks more ‘freedom’ in theology, dialogue with Islam VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is calling for a reform of the way theology is taught in Catholic schools, saying students must learn about dialogue with Judaism and Islam, and that overall there must be greater freedom in theological pursuits. The ...
2019-06-21 12:30

After Divisive India Election, Some See a Moment for Dialogue With Pakistan Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with a second five-year term, has an opportunity to look toward his legacy—and for any Indian leader, the big prize is ending the seven-decade enmity with Pakistan....
2019-05-29 01:15

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran BERLIN (AP) — The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing the country from building nuclear weapons. In his regular update to the International At...
2019-06-10 13:15

Inter-Afghan dialogue makes 'substantive progress' U.S. Special Rep. Zalmay Khalilzad said Saturday intra-Afghan dialogue, negotiated in most productive Taliban talks so far, is critical to the peace process....
2019-07-07 03:00

With Tougher U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela, Bolton Says ‘Time for Dialogue Is Over’ At a conference meant to find a solution to the standoff in Venezuela, John R. Bolton, the Trump administration’s national security adviser, pushed a hard-line approach and rejected compromises....
2019-08-07 04:00

Taliban Leader Indicates No Ceasefire Soon, "Doors Of Dialogue" Open The Taliban are unlikely to call a ceasefire any time soon, the group's leader indicated on Saturday, though he said the "doors of dialogue" with the US remain open....
2019-06-01 15:45

Mexico pushes for dialogue in response to Trump's tariff threat Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he did not want a confrontation with the United States. Some 80 percent of the Mexico's exports are sent to the US and would be hit hard by fresh tariffs....
2019-06-01 10:15

Algerian interim leader says dialogue and elections only democratic solutions Algeria needs a national dialogue to lay the groundwork for presidential elections to end a political crisis, interim President Abdelkader Bensalah said on Wednesday as mass protests calling for political reforms continued....
2019-07-03 23:30

| Crisis Group urges 'dialogue' between Mali government, jihadists Mali's government should consider "dialogue" with jihadists waging an insurgency in the west African state, the International Crisis Group think tank suggests....
2019-05-29 17:15

South Korea urges dialogue with Japan on World War Two anniversary On the anniversary of Japan's World War Two surrender, South Korea's president on Thursday urged Japan to contemplate its wartime past and offered to engage in talks to repair strained ties, while Japan pledged to never repeat the horrors of war....
2019-08-15 07:30

Trump suggested stepping up mutual dialogue to Putin: Ifax U.S. President Donald Trump suggested stepping up a dialogue with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin when the two met in Osaka, Japan, Interfax news agency quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Sunday....
2019-06-30 18:00

EU's Moscovici prefers dialogue to sanctions against Italy: cabinet member European Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici is not in favor of using financial sanctions against Italy as a tool to enforce European Union budget rules, but the option exists if needed, a senior member of Moscovici's cabinet said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 13:30

German-Russian relations lauded at bilateral Petersburg Dialogue German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov have lauded their countries' cooperation. Relations have been strained over Russia's annexation of Crimea and the Ukraine conflict....
2019-07-18 21:45

US "Open" To Trade Dialogue, Says Mike Pompeo Ahead Of India Visit US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has pushed for India to further open its economy and also "diversify" its energy portfolio, saying countries that have provided American companies access to their......
2019-06-13 09:45

Radio still a powerful worldwide tool for ‘dialogue, tolerance and peace’: Guterres Radio is a powerful tool that continues to promote “dialogue, tolerance and peace,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in message on Thursday, marking World Radio Day....
2019-05-21 22:15

Venezuela's Maduro promotes dialogue with opposition after Guaido dismisses talks Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he was committed to talks with the opposition to resolve a political crisis, hours after opposition leader Juan Guaido said there would "never" be a good time to negotiate with a "dictatorship."...
2019-07-03 05:15

UN-backed intercultural dialogue forum urged to keep working to ‘bridge gap between the like-minded’ As a United Nations-baked intercultural forum drew to a close in Baku, Azerbaijan, the participants agreed that the journey to a better world, fuelled by the discussions over the past two days, including the important input by youth, will continue mo...
2019-05-21 14:38

France's Macron urges more dialogue with Iran, regrets announcements on enrichment French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he regretted Iran's announcement that it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit, but that Paris would hold talks with Iran and its partners to avoid any further escalation in the region....
2019-06-18 04:30

China Urges Indo-Pak Dialogue As Pak Foreign Minister Arrives In Beijing China on Friday called on India and Pakistan to resolve their disputes through dialogue and negotiation as Pakistan Foreign Minister arrived in Beijing to seek China's support after New Delhi revoked......
2019-08-09 12:30

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
2019-05-25 09:15

Saudi Arabia says it is watching Sudan with concern, urges renewed dialogue Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and it supports continued dialogue between the ruling military council and the opposition....
2019-06-05 17:30

Kim Jong Un, Trump agree to push forward on denuclearization dialogue: state media Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met Kim in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas and agreed to resume stalled nuclear talks....
2019-07-01 18:45

Trump Urges India-Pak Dialogue On Kashmir In Call With Imran Khan: Report United States President Donald Trump pushed for talks between New Delhi and Islamabad on the Kashmir issue during a phone conversation with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday, news agency......
2019-08-16 21:45

Moon urges North Korea, United States to seize dialogue opportunity President Moon Jae-in called on North Korea and the United States on Monday to seize the current opportunity to achieve denuclearization and lasting peace....
2019-08-19 18:30

Mexico finance minister says Pemex plan first step in dialogue with ratings agencies Mexico's newly appointed finance minister, Arturo Herrera, said on Tuesday that a business plan presented by state oil firm Pemex earlier in the day was the first step in a permanent dialogue with ratings agencies....
2019-07-17 03:45

From violence to dialogue: as land conflicts intensify, UN boosts efforts to resolve disputes through mediation The town of Kitchanga, in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), hosts the highest concentration of internally displaced people in the country, and has been one of the regions most affected by clashes between local communi...
2019-05-26 16:45

Jailed Catalan separatist leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial ends The jailed Catalan leaders were given a chance to speak for 15 minutes at the end of their trial in Madrid. They denied the charges of rebellion, sedition and misappropriation of public funds, and called for dialogue....
2019-06-13 01:45

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
2019-07-15 11:00

UAE official calls developments in Yemen's Aden worrying, calls for calm A senior United Arab Emirates official called for calm on Wednesday after clashes erupted between southern separatists and presidential guards in Aden, the seat of Yemen's government....
2019-08-07 21:30

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making the country safer, but about distracting the public for the real issues making news....
2019-07-14 20:15

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories include: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals action in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
2019-05-21 15:15

Mark Levin: President Trump 'the most abused president in American history' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on Democrats Wednesday night and called President Trump the "most abused president in American history."...
2019-05-23 10:30

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Trump and Macron originally planted the European ses...
2019-06-13 02:45

President Trump Claims Credit for Shell Plant Announced in 2012 Under President Obama MONACA, Pa. — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for the construction of a major manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvania as he tries to reinvigorate supporters in the Rust Belt towns that sent him to the White House in ...
2019-08-14 01:45

Surprise! Beloved President Ronald Reagan Was a Racist: Unearthed Call to Then-President Nixon Proves It History has been kind to former President Ronald Reagan. In death, the story of Reagan, the racist actor-turned-racist president has morphed into Reagan, the conservative maverick whose vision for America created the blueprint for “self-reliance.”...
2019-08-01 01:45

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White House on Monday that he could impose tariffs of 25%, ...
2019-06-11 06:45

Tunisia president hospitalized after health scare: president's son Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday, the son of the president said, the second health crisis for the leader in a month....
2019-07-25 01:45

| Over 830 000 cholera vaccinations planned in DRC: WHO More than 830 000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province will be vaccinated against cholera, which has claimed over 240 lives this year, the World Health Organisation says....
2019-05-28 11:15

Who Decides What Planned Parenthood Should Be? Since the earliest days of the Trump administration, a group of Planned Parenthood supporters has gathered outside the organization’s downtown Manhattan clinic to counter-protest the anti-abortion activists who station themselves there to heckle and ...
2019-07-31 20:45

Avicii had not planned suicide, his father says Superstar DJ Avicii's father says his son had not planned to kill himself, and described the "long talks" the pair had about his mental health and punishing touring schedule before his death last year....
2019-07-03 17:45

Nintendo may have many, many more Switch consoles planned Nintendo is definitely releasing the $200 Switch Lite handheld console on September 20th, and may release a higher-end console soon too, if rumors are to be believed. Its plans might even go beyond all that, however. The company is reportedly working...
2019-08-07 15:00

Groningen gas production to drop 20% faster than planned - gov't Next year's output at the Groningen natural gas field in the north of the Netherlands looks set to drop 20% more than previously announced, the Dutch government said on Monday....
2019-06-17 16:45

Pak Says Work On Kartarpur Corridor To Continue As Planned After a National Council meeting chaired by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday, Islamabad decided to downgrade diplomatic ties with New Delhi....
2019-08-08 18:00

EU says planned Sri Lanka executions contradict commitments The European Union has criticized Sri Lanka’s move to resume executions, saying it would directly contradict the country’s commitment to maintain a 43-year moratorium on death penalty...
2019-06-28 07:45

Planned Parenthood May Withdraw From Title X Funding Facing a federal rule that restricts referrals for abortion, the organization will decide whether to reject government funding for family planning for low-income women....
2019-08-19 18:30

Anfield's next expansion may be larger than 1st planned Next proposed expansion of Anfield may be more substantial than initially envisioned, Liverpool chief executive officer Peter Moore tells The Associated Press       ...
2019-07-25 01:45

Planned Parenthood Can Keep Performing Abortions in Missouri, For Now Missouri’s Administrative Hearing Commission (AHC) on Friday granted Planned Parenthood’s St. Louis health center an emergency stay that will allow it to continue performing abortions at least until a licensing dispute is resolved, Planne...
2019-06-29 09:15

Infamous Missouri Planned Parenthood gets another big break St. Louis’ notorious Planned Parenthood clinic has been given yet another extension that will allow it to operate for several more months without a valid license....
2019-07-04 01:15

Former CEO says attempt to 'depoliticize' Planned Parenthood led to ouster Former Planned Parenthood president Dr. Leana Wen said that the organization's board ousted her because of her efforts to refocus the organization to approach abortion as a healthcare issue rather than as a political one....
2019-07-20 02:45

Venezuela Withdraws From Planned Talks With Opposition Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro pulled his government out of this week’s negotiations with the opposition aimed at resolving the country’s political crisis after the Trump administration imposed sweeping sanctions against the Caribbean nation....
2019-08-08 04:30

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in priso...
2019-05-24 20:00

Valedictorian barred from giving speech after he planned to use it to come out as gay A valedictorian from a Wisconsin Lutheran high school was reportedly blocked by school officials from giving his graduation speech once they learned he planned to use the remarks to come out as gay. “In the rough draft of my speech that I submi...
2019-06-05 02:45

Zimbabwe police ban opposition protest planned for Monday Zimbabwe police have banned an anti-government demonstration planned for Monday by the country's main opposition party in the city of Bulawayo, saying it would likely result in "public disorder"....
2019-08-19 00:30

US begins investigation of France's planned tax on tech giants Washington has said it is "very concerned" regarding the proposals coming from Paris to tax digital services. President Trump's administration has argued that the French tariffs are unfairly targeting US firms....
2019-07-11 02:15

Spain's Sanchez says no new election planned despite government impasse Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday he was not planning to call a new election and would keep pursuing a deal to form government despite stalling inter-party talks ahead of a parliamentary vote on his investiture on July 22-2...
2019-07-11 22:00

Hudson Yards in tussle over planned train bed deck The delay in building a platform over the western rail yard isn’t the only hold-up at Hudson Yards. The 28-acre complex’s eastern half opened in March. But, as we reported last week, Stephen Ross’ Related Companies and Oxford Partners can’t start wor...
2019-08-14 04:15

Ousted Planned Parenthood head says she tried to 'depoliticize' group The former Planned Parenthood president, ousted from her position after eight months on the job, says the move came as she was trying to "depoliticize" the organization. ...
2019-07-20 03:30

Alabama abortion law challenged in Planned Parenthood lawsuit The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday in a bid to block Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban, touching off a legal battle that could eventually land before the Supreme Court....
2019-05-24 19:00

St. Louis Judge Says Planned Parenthood Doctors Do Not Have to Testify A St. Louis judge on Tuesday handed a win to Planned Parenthood — but larger questions over the fate of Missouri’s last remaining abortion provider remain unanswered. Circuit Court Judge Michael Stelzer decided Tuesday that five doctors w...
2019-06-05 17:30

Planned Parenthood responds to anti-abortion post TUCSON –  A Tucson Planned Parenthood is making headlines after one man’s social media post goes viral. It all started with a Facebook post from a Tucson man who said he was taking pictures of license plates at a Planned Parenthood facility and...
2019-06-04 22:15

U.S. removes some Chinese furniture, modems from planned 10% tariffs The Trump administration is sparing some Chinese-made household furniture, baby items and internet modems and routers from its next rounds of 10% tariffs, it said on Friday....
2019-08-17 01:45

Planned Parenthood launches regional political group BALTIMORE (AP) — Planned Parenthood says it is launching a regional political advocacy group to help protect abortion rights in Maryland, the District of Columbia and northern Virginia. Planned Parenthood is announcing this week that it is creating t...
2019-06-12 11:30

Why is Planned Parenthood flipping out over the Hyde Amendment if abortion is really 3% of what they do? At one time, the Democratic Party took a seemingly moderate stance on abortion. Many of their politicians, including Hillary Clinton, even endorsed "safe, legal, and rare" as the best approach to what they considered a complicated subject. Those days...
2019-06-07 06:45

Planned Parenthood to decline Title X funds over 'gag rule' Planned Parenthood announced Monday it is leaving the Title X program after the government said it must comply with a new rule banning the organization from providing information on abortion access....
2019-08-19 21:30

Sudan’s army warns of violence during planned rallies Sudan’s ruling military council is warning protest leaders of “destruction or damage” ahead of planned mass rallies over the weekend calling for civilian rule over two months after the military ouster of autocratic president Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-29 16:45

Report claims all three new iPhones planned for 2020 will support 5G Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo — sometimes described as “the most accurate Apple analyst in the world” — has written a new note to investors saying that the three iPhones expected to launch in 2020 will feature support for 5G. In previous Kuo reports, i...
2019-07-31 19:00

Planned Parenthood and the ACLU Sue Missouri Over Restrictive Abortion Law (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union are suing the state of Missouri to stop a law that bans abortions beyond the eighth week of pregnancy from taking effect Aug. 28. The organizations allege in the fed...
2019-07-31 21:45

UPDATE 1-Groningen gas production to drop 20% faster than planned - gov't Next year's output at the Groningen natural gas field in the north of the Netherlands looks set to drop 20% more than previously announced, the Dutch government said on Monday....
2019-06-17 16:45

Planned Parenthood CEO Dr. Leana Wen Is Out Due to ‘Philosophical Differences’ With Its Board Dr. Leana Wen, the former Baltimore public health commissioner who was the first physician to helm Planned Parenthood in roughly 50 years, abruptly announced Tuesday that she is leaving the organization due to “philosophical differences” ...
2019-07-17 00:15

The Latest: Planned Parenthood: Parson comments not reality JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on efforts of a St. Louis abortion clinic to retain its license (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation of America says Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s explanation of...
2019-05-29 23:45

Dutch regulator wants Groningen gas output cut faster than planned Production at the Groningen natural gas field in the Netherlands needs to be cut faster than planned, the Dutch gas sector regulator SodM said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 15:45

Trump Says Planned Immigration Sweep Delayed For Two Weeks President Donald Trump said Saturday he was delaying a planned immigration sweep for two weeks to allow time for his Republican Party and opposition Democrats to find a political solution to the......
2019-06-23 04:00

A Messy Exit Leaves Planned Parenthood at a Philosophical Crossroads The departure of Planned Parenthood’s president, Leana Wen, underscores a central tension: Is it a political organization first, or a health organization? And can it be both?...
2019-07-18 04:15

Grey's Anatomy Almost Had a Very Different Love Story Planned for Meredith in Season 14 Before MerLuca, Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) almost had another new man. Grey's Anatomy showrunner Krista Vernoff revealed to EW that there was originally a different plan for......
2019-06-05 00:15

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit against Alabama abortion ban Groups filed lawsuit to block extreme ban before it can take effect as Missouri’s governor signed an eight-week ban into law on FridayFollow the latest in US politics – liveCivil rights groups have filed a lawsuit to stop Alabama from implementing a ...
2019-05-24 21:30

X-Men: First Class writer says Fox planned a team-up movie that would've put The Avengers to shame It wasn’t clear if Marvel Studios’ grand experiment was going to work out until The Avengers became a huge hit in 2012, but anyone could tell before the movie came out that the studio was working toward something special. So special, apparently, that...
2019-06-04 07:30

Pelosi urges Dems to help counter Trump’s planned ICE raids House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday warned her caucus about President Donald Trump’s planned immigration raids this weekend, urging members to spread information about undocumented immigrants' legal rights.Speaking to a closed-door whips meeting,...
2019-07-11 20:00

Microsoft defends planned partner program changes, but many aren't buying it Microsoft's talk about priorities and a changing partner market as reasons for dropping internal use rights for its products isn't sitting well with many of its resellers....
2019-07-11 19:30

Roo, is this normal? How teens are talking to a Planned Parenthood chatbot about safe sex Roo is Planned Parenthood's chatbot focused on answering questions about sex and sexual health, senior director Ambreen Molitor explained at Transform 2019.Read More...
2019-07-11 05:30

France says planned Renault-Fiat merger must protect jobs Finance minister seeks guarantee no French factories will close before any deal is agreedFrance’s finance minister has demanded that no factories in the country be closed down and that jobs for French workers be preserved if a proposed merger between...
2019-05-28 18:30

American Airlines to Ground Boeing 737 Max for Two Months Longer Than Planned (WASHINGTON) — American Airlines said Sunday that it will keep the Boeing 737 Max plane off its schedule until Nov. 3, which is two months longer than it had planned. In a statement, American said the action will result in the cancellation of a...
2019-07-15 01:15

Residents say planned FiDi theater will bring unwanted rowdiness A popular theater company called Sleep No More is planning to expand into the Financial District — and worried local residents say the prospect is costing them shut-eye....
2019-05-27 21:45

Planned Parenthood chief Leana Wen ousted in ‘secret meeting’ The president of Planned Parenthood said she was ousted Tuesday following a “secret meeting” of the board. Dr. Leana Wen was forced out after just eight months on the job. “I just learned that the @PPFA Board ended my employment at ...
2019-07-17 00:30

Rialto Theatre’s hotel project called off, renovations still planned TUCSON – Last year, News 4 Tucson reported on a $88 million high-rise hotel project that was set to go up right behind the Rialto Theatre downtown. READ MORE: Downtown Tucson is growing with new development Part of the project was going to incl...
2019-05-30 16:30

Ariana Grande donates $250,000 from Atlanta concert to Planned Parenthood Ariana Grande donated $250,000 from her Saturday concert in Atlanta to Planned Parenthood, the organization confirmed to USA TODAY.        ...
2019-06-12 21:45

US Teen Planned Mass Shooting At Hotel. His Grandmother Stopped It When William Patrick Williams called his grandmother from a hotel room on July 13, she could hear him fiddling with the AK-47 rifle he had bought two days earlier. He told her he was homicidal and......
2019-08-06 13:45

Planned Parenthood sues U.S. to block rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other services because of religious or moral objections....
2019-06-11 22:15

Japan Intervenes in U.S.-Iran Dispute With Planned Abe Visit to Tehran Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will attempt to mediate the dispute between the U.S. and Iran over Tehran’s nuclear program, a rare international diplomatic move by a Japanese leader....
2019-06-06 15:15

Trump announces delay in planned Ice raids on migrant families President had told reporters operation would begin soonPelosi: faith leaders must ask Trump to stop ‘brutal action’Donald Trump appeared to announce he a delay in planned raids on undocumented immigrants, six days after he took the unusual step of an...
2019-06-22 21:45

Greece formally scraps tax base expansion planned for 2020 In the last session of parliament ahead of early elections July 7, Greek lawmakers have approved a bill to scrap a legislated expansion of the tax base demanded by bailout creditors....
2019-06-07 19:30

"Well-Planned Murder": Unnao Survivor's Family At Second Aunt's Funeral The funeral for the Unnao rape survivor's aunt, killed in an accident in Rae Bareli district, was conducted in her village, about 70 kilometres from Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki on Thursday....
2019-08-01 18:45

Town near Area 51 warns people to stay away from planned festival The nearest town to Area 51 has warned people to stay away from a music festival being organised by the man behind a call to arms that saw more than two million people sign up to storm the military base....
2019-08-13 13:45

St. Louis judge hears Planned Parenthood's lawsuit A judge in St. Louis will determine whether to grant a request from Planned Parenthood for a temporary restraining order that would stop the state from allowing the license for Missouri's only abortion clinic to lapse. (May 30)   ...
2019-05-31 13:15

Missouri governor hits back at Planned Parenthood: 'Disregard for the law' Missouri Gov. Mike Parson accused a Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis Wednesday of violating multiple medical laws and safety standards after the organization filed a lawsuit Tuesday to allow the clinic to stay open....
2019-05-29 21:00

COAI Says Planned Base Price of India's 5G Spectrum Is Too High COAI said the government's proposed base price for the auction of spectrum for next-generation 5G networks is too high as India outlined plans to launch the sale process this year....
2019-06-05 08:15

Pelosi urges Trump to abandon planned ICE raids nationwide House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged President Trump on Saturday to abandon planned raids around the country to deport illegal immigrants. “Tomorrow is Sunday, and as many people of faith attend religious services, the President has ordered heartle...
2019-06-23 08:15

Jeep Compass Based Seven-Seater SUV Planned For Launch In India The Jeep Compass was a game changer when it first arrived in 2017 and helped the Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA) cement the Jeep brand in the premium segment. Now, a report suggests that the American......
2019-07-03 04:45

Bollinger Has Some Awesome Mods Planned For Its Upcoming Electric Truck While I know we’re getting an all-new Land Rover Defender soon, I can’t help but feel like the upcoming all-electric Bollinger B1 and B2 SUV and truck are the real spiritual successor to the original Defender—and these new available modifications are...
2019-07-04 08:45

Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
2019-06-23 02:30

Planned Parenthood withdraws from federal family planning program WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC NEWS) – Planned Parenthood announced on Monday that it was withdrawing from Title X, the federal family planning program that provides affordable birth control, over a new Trump administration rule that bars clinics in the...
2019-08-20 00:00

Prosecutors: Syrian man planned ISIS-fueled church bombing A Syrian refugee who came to the U.S. three years ago plotted to bomb a church this spring to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq, federal authorities said in announcing the man's arrest Wednesday....
2019-06-20 14:45

'One Day at a Time' reboot saved from cancellation, Season 4 planned for 2020 Following an immense outcry from its small-yet-dedicated fanbase, the remake of "One Day at a Time" was saved from cancellation three months after it was axed from its original platform....
2019-06-28 19:45

Missouri's last Planned Parenthood stays open on judge's ruling Missouri's Planned Parenthood will remain open but it has lost its license to perform abortions. Doctors will continue performing the procedure until the facility shuts down....
2019-06-23 10:45

Planned book by Mark Halperin faces widespread criticism A reported book deal for Mark Halperin, the “Game Change” co-author and political commentator who has faced multiple allegations of sexual harassment, is being greeted with widespread outrage...
2019-08-19 08:30

Planned Parenthood Refuses Federal Funds Over Abortion Restrictions Facing a Trump administration rule that forbids referrals for abortion, the organization decided to reject federal funds for family planning for low-income women....
2019-08-20 01:30

Missouri rejects Planned Parenthood's license renewal Missouri’s only abortion clinic loses its license to perform the procedure, though it remains open at least temporarily under a judge’s order (June 21)        ...
2019-06-23 03:15

Egypt Condemns Planned Auction Of Pharoah Statue Head Egypt on Wednesday condemned a planned London auction by Christie's of a head from a statue of Pharoah Tutankhamun, which is set to proceed despite Cairo's concerns over paperwork....
2019-07-04 03:15

Fight’s On: ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue to Stop Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union on Friday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Alabama’s law that bans abortions except in cases of “serious” health risk to the mother, saying the law is patently unconstitutional....
2019-05-25 01:30

Hong Kong protest planned to demand city leader steps down Organisers of Sunday's protest said they hope more than a million people will turn up for the rally, similar to numbers they estimated for a demonstration against the proposed extradition bill last Sunday. Police put that count at 240,000....
2019-06-16 07:45

Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Trump administration over 'conscience protections' rule Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed separate lawsuits Tuesday suing the Trump administration over the “conscience protection” rule that protects workers from being forced to provide abortion, sterilization, or voluntary eu...
2019-06-12 02:00

Planned Parenthood building large women's clinic in Alabama despite abortion law Planned Parenthood is building a women's clinic in Alabama, despite its near-total ban on abortions and opposition from critics who plan to fight against its opening. ...
2019-06-16 10:00

Trump planned visit to grieving El Paso stokes debate about his rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump, whose rhetoric about an immigrant "invasion" has alienated many in the predominantly Hispanic city of El Paso, will visit the grieving Texas border town on Wednesday after a gun massacre that killed 22 people....
2019-08-07 06:00

Sudan military issues warning to opposition over planned protest rally Sudan's ruling military council said on Saturday that a coalition of protest and opposition groups would bear the responsibility for any loss of life or damage resulting from a protest march planned for Sunday....
2019-06-29 16:30

Mexico Tariffs To Go Ahead as Planned, Says White House as Talks Continue (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico are set to take effect Monday as planned, the White House said Friday, even as negotiators continued to meet to try to stave off his latest push to force the U.S. ally t...
2019-06-08 03:45

More details surface on Huawei's planned rival to Google's Play Store After Google pulled Huawei's Android support for future models, the Chinese brand has been left with a big problem: how to give users of its devices access to apps, the lifeblood of the modern smartphone.Huawei's vision is to bolster its Ap...
2019-05-23 12:15

Vice’s planned takeover of Refinery29 may result in culture clash, layoffs If Vice Media succeeds in its planned takeover of Refinery29, some media watchers are predicting a major clash of cultures and a new round of layoffs. The two companies each command nine figures in revenue, but neither is profitable and the private e...
2019-07-31 19:00

Weekend of action planned to pressure Walmart to stop selling guns Guns Down America, AFT and others will rally at Walmart stores this weekend to pressure the retailer to stop selling guns and push for gun reforms       ...
2019-08-15 05:30

Gunman in Virginia Beach Shooting Planned to Quit City Job, Officials Say DeWayne Craddock, the suspect in the fatal shooting of a dozen people at a municipal building on Friday, had submitted a resignation notice hours before the assault....
2019-06-02 22:30

Microsoft capitulates and agrees to undo planned partner product-licensing changes Microsoft is not going to eliminate internal use rights for partners who've been using software obtained as part of Microsoft's partner-program benefits to run their businesses, following partner complaints....
2019-07-12 21:45

Cuomo backs Queens DA candidate Melinda Katz with planned fundraiser Gov. Andrew Cuomo is jumping into the hotly contested Queens District Attorney’s race and holding a fundraiser for local machine favorite, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz....
2019-06-03 23:30

Investment Of Rs 50 Lakh Crore Planned For Railways By 2030: Piyush Goyal Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal Saturday said the government was eyeing investment of Rs 50 lakh crore in railways by the year 2030 to make it the best in the world....
2019-07-07 00:30

Lebanon rugby league players threatened with jail over planned protest Robbie Farah responds by suggesting boycottDispute over governing body’s board electionsThe Lebanon Rugby League Federation has threatened Cedars players with jail, fines and suspension if they follow through with a protest during Saturday’s Test wit...
2019-06-19 09:30

Head of Planned Parenthood groups departs, cites differences over abortion The leader of reproductive services provider Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its political arm said on Tuesday that she was leaving both organizations over philosophical differences in their approaches to abortion rights....
2019-07-17 07:30

Trump delays planned ICE raids to see if Congress can solve border crisis President Trump announced Saturday that a planned mass roundup of illegal immigrants by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is being delayed for two weeks, in the hope that a bipartisan solution to the border crisis can be reached....
2019-06-23 00:00

U.S. judge says Qualcomm violated antitrust law; appeal planned, shares plunge Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its business practice...
2019-05-22 15:45

Planned Lebanon demolitions put 15,000 Syrian children at risk of homelessness: NGOs At least 15,000 Syrian children will be at risk of homelessness if the Lebanese government goes ahead with the planned demolition of "semi-permanent structures" built by refugees in eastern Lebanon, aid agencies warned on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 16:30

Thank u, Ariana Grande, for donating Atlanta concert proceeds to Planned Parenthood With reproductive rights in peril in a number of states, organizations like Planned Parenthood are grateful for any help at all. But Planned Parenthood recently got a sizable donation from a notable source: People magazine confirms that Ariana Grande...
2019-06-12 20:30

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit pitch as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising discontent among members of her party and lawmakers....
2019-05-24 02:15

UPDATE 6-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
2019-06-23 07:00

Tracee Ellis Ross to star in the first of many planned Daria spin-offs It’s been a long time since we heard that MTV was planning to bring back Daria for a new generation of disaffected teens, but apparently the plan has evolved in the past year. Initially, we heard that the revival would be called Daria & Jodie and...
2019-06-14 11:30

Planned Parenthood ousts Leana Wen and proves that abortion, not healthcare, is its priority One of the symptoms of uneasiness is the inability to stay still. Leana Wen knows this. She’s a doctor. And she was the president of Planned Parenthood until today, when the abortion organization's board met in secret and pushed her out, after less t...
2019-07-17 11:30

Planned Parenthood to Host Women’s Health Forum for 2020 Democrats The majority of the candidates have agreed to participate in the forum, the first of the presidential primary season to focus on reproductive rights....
2019-06-12 17:45

Raiders’ Antonio Brown denies he planned to quit over helmet fiasco Antonio Brown is almost ready to return to the field. And according to the Raiders star receiver, he never threatened to leave it. Brown, who has yet to suit up for Oakland due to a cryotherapy incident which left him with frostbitten feet, disputed ...
2019-08-16 23:30

"High-Level" Meeting, Engagements Planned For PM Modi-Xi Jinping: Envoy India and China will have several ministerial-level engagements this year, including a foreign ministers' meeting, to prepare the ground for the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra......
2019-05-27 20:15

Three states join AG group probing planned merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The attorneys general of Arizona, Michigan and Pennsylvania have joined a group of states probing T-Mobile's plan to buy rival Sprint for $26 billion, which is believed to be nearing the end of a regulatory review....
2019-06-06 23:15

Whitney Houston hologram tour, album and Broadway show planned New deal with estate clears path for raft of new projects featuring the late soul and R&B singerThe late Whitney Houston is set to tour as a hologram, according to the company behind the postponed Amy Winehouse hologram tour.In a statement, Base Holo...
2019-05-21 15:00

Russian band Pussy Riot to stage Planned Parenthood benefit The Russian protest band Pussy Riot is planning a concert in Alabama to benefit Planned Parenthood.        ...
2019-06-06 21:30

US Upgrades Hong Kong Travel Warning Ahead Of Planned Airport Protest Washington on Thursday warned US citizens to "exercise increased caution" when travelling to Hong Kong, as protesters announced three days of new demonstrations at the city's airport....
2019-08-09 04:45

Ariana Grande donates $250G of Atlanta concert proceeds to Planned Parenthood Pop star Ariana Grande donated $250,000 of proceeds to Planned Parenthood after her Saturday concert in Atlanta, Georgia, the nation's largest abortion provider confirmed....
2019-06-13 01:15

Suspected Arsonist Planned Japan's Worst Mass Killing In 18 Years: Report A man suspected of torching an animation studio in western Japan shouted that he had been plagiarised and appeared to have planned the attack, media said on Friday after a blaze that killed 33 people......
2019-07-20 02:45

Miley Cyrus' insane Planned Parenthood fundraiser shows liberals are out of touch Miley Cyrus just launched the most odd and overpriced fundraiser you will see for a while. The risqué pop star is partnering with the high-end clothing brand Marc Jacobs to raise money for Planned Parenthood through sweater sales. The sweaters show a...
2019-06-05 02:15

Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colony, after Beijing targeted the airline over staff involvement in mass protests....
2019-08-17 00:15

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 country after planning large-scale attacks in and......
2019-06-22 05:30

White House planned to hide USS John McCain from Trump, claims report The White House wanted to move a ship named for a political rival of the US president out of sight during his visit to Japan, a paper says. Donald Trump and a long-dormant Navy Twitter feed rushed to rubbish the report....
2019-05-30 14:15

17 Protesters, Including Missouri Director of Planned Parenthood, Arrested Outside Governor's Office As Missouri awaits a decision on whether its last abortion clinic will remain open, protests have resulted in over a dozen arrests, including M’Evie Mead, Missouri Director of Planned Parenthood....
2019-05-31 07:30

Power from Kenya's planned Lamu plant could cost 10 times more than estimated: study Electricity from a coal-fired power plant due to be built in Kenya by a Kenyan-Chinese consortium will cost consumers up to 10 times more than planned, a U.S. thinktank says, raising further doubts about the long-delayed project....
2019-06-11 18:45

Pay Me What You Owe Me: DC to Trump on $7 Million Unpaid Inauguration Bill Ahead of Planned July 4th Bash Donald Trump is planning what he almost assuredly believes will be a huuuge Fourth of July rally speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C....
2019-06-15 07:15

After Texas massacre, Trump's planned visit to border city stirs emotion President Donald Trump's expected visit to the Texas border city of El Paso days after a gun massacre that left 22 dead drew mixed reactions on Tuesday from residents of this heavily Hispanic liberal enclave....
2019-08-06 22:45

A man says he planned to travel to Hawaii with his ex-girlfriend because he paid for most of their trip, but a therapist thinks he should just eat the cost AP Photo/Marco Garcia An anonymous Reddit user recently shared a post on the "Am I the A--hole" subreddit detailing a purported argument with his ex-girlfriend over a vacation they had previously planned to Hawaii. In the now-viral post, he wrote th...
2019-08-14 17:45

Appeals Court Refuses to Block Trump Rule That Would Cut Planned Parenthood Funding In a major setback for Planned Parenthood, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a Trump ban on funding clinics that refer women to abortion providers can take effect while the court weighs the overall merits....
2019-07-12 23:45

Gender-neutral restrooms planned for Nevada district's newly built schools A Nevada school district has eliminated separate male and female restrooms in its floor design for newly constructed schools, instead opting for gender-neutral facilities.  ...
2019-08-01 17:45

Appeals court clears way for Trump administration rule targeting Planned Parenthood The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the Trump administration's restrictions on family planning funds could go into effect, a move that would cut off millions of dollars from organizations like Planned Parenthood that provide abortion...
2019-06-20 23:15

We Out: Planned Parenthood Says Trump ‘Gag Rule’ Will Force It to Abandon Low-Income Reproductive Health Program Unless a federal appeals court gives it a hard pass when it comes to a “gag rule” imposed by the Trump administration regarding abortion, Planned Parenthood says it’ll be forced to abandon the low-income family planning program funded by federal doll...
2019-08-16 13:45

The people of Puerto Rico are angry: Here is what's fueling a major protest planned for Monday A major demonstration is planned Monday in Puerto Rico in an unrelenting push to get Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign after a text message scandal.        ...
2019-07-21 23:15

Portland mayor vows to 'use whatever means necessary' to keep peace for planned anti-Antifa, counter protest Authorities in Oregon are bracing for another potential outbreak of violence next weekend as conservative demonstrators and Antifa members face off at dual protests along Portland's waterfront, spurring the city's mayor to deliver a direct message on...
2019-08-08 18:00

Cboe Global Markets Announces General Counsel’s Planned Retirement and Successor’s Appointment CHICAGO – January 10, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced the planned retirement of its Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Joanne Moffic-Silver, after 37 years of service to the ...
2019-05-22 01:30

Miley Cyrus poses topless to promote collaboration with Planned Parenthood, Marc Jacobs Miley Cyrus shared a series of risque Instagram posts that announced a collaboration with Planned Parenthood, Marc Jacobs and her Happy Hippie Foundation....
2019-06-05 16:45

Planned Parenthood plans to defy Missouri law, endangering state's last abortion clinic, report says Planned Parenthood of St. Louis reportedly plans to openly defy a Missouri law requiring that women undergo two pelvic exams prior to obtaining an abortion, just two days before state health officials are set to decide on whether to renew the clinic'...
2019-06-20 06:15

Hong Kong protesters hold multiple rallies ahead of a planned general strike The protests, now in their ninth weekend, sent police on a chase through the city Sunday night and showed signs of intensifying ahead of a general strike on Monday....
2019-08-05 02:30

Senator Graham, close Trump ally, joins opponents to planned U.S. foreign aid cuts Senator Lindsey Graham and Representative Hal Rogers urged President Donald Trump on Friday to drop planned "sweeping and indiscriminate" foreign aid cuts, joining a chorus of lawmakers opposing what they consider a bid to sidestep Trump's own budget...
2019-08-17 00:15

Ohio teen arrested for threats against Planned Parenthood, federal agents had 10,000 rounds of ammo, FBI says An 18-year-old Ohio man was arrested on federal charges after FBI agents said he made online threats. Guns and ammo were found in his home.        ...
2019-08-14 19:45

‘Know your rights’: Immigration advocates, attorneys ramp up efforts ahead of planned mass ICE raid Immigration advocates and lawyers have ramped up efforts to combat widespread raids threatened by the Trump administration by sharing information with immigrant communities about their rights. The raids by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement sche...
2019-07-12 05:45

Beam Park in Dagenham: the £1 billion regeneration zone with thousands of new homes planned for first-time buyers Welcome to Beam Park, the £1 billion London regeneration zone you have probably never heard of. Yet it is getting a new train station offering a 20-minute commute to the City and has many acres of open space, while thousands of houses and flats are o...
2019-05-22 20:30

Arizona mayor asks Nike to build planned factory there despite governor's opposition after sneaker controversy Mayor Georgia Lord of Goodyear, Arizona, has urged Nike to stick to plans to open a factory in her town despite Republican Gov. Doug Ducey pulling financial support for the project after the company decided not to sell a shoe featuring an early versi...
2019-07-05 00:15

Cboe Global Markets Announces Planned Chief Financial Officer Retirement and Successor Appointment CHICAGO - November 7, 2017 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced the planned retirement of its Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer, Alan Dean, at the end of December 31, 2017, after ...
2019-05-22 01:30

Planned Parenthood Could Lose Millions in Preventative Care Funding for Poor and Uninsured Patients on Monday A new Trump administration abortion rule may cause Planned Parenthood to be “forced out” of a federal program on Monday that helps to fund reproductive healthcare care like cancer screenings, STD testing and birth control for 1.5 million ...
2019-08-14 23:45

Appeals court turns down requests to halt Trump rule cutting Planned Parenthood funding A federal appeals court allowed a Trump administration rule that would cut Planned Parenthood funding to go forward while it considers the rule at greater length....
2019-07-11 23:15

Evidence shows ‘brutal’ killing of Saudi journalist ‘planned and perpetrated’ by State officials: UN independent expert Evidence collected in Turkey shows on initial examination, that former dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of “a brutal and premeditated killing, planned and perpetrated by officials of the State of Saudi Arabia,” according to the...
2019-05-21 20:15

London homes by water: the stylish flats and floating villages planned near former docklands and hidden underground waterways Innovative new schemes to release our big underground rivers, create flood plains and build floating homes are all under discussion as part of Climate Action Week....
2019-07-03 07:45

CBOE Holdings Announces Planned Changes in Board Leadership Roles at Close of Transaction with Bats Global Markets CHICAGO, Dec. 22, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that William J. Brodsky, Susan M. Phillips and R. Eden Martin, among CBOE Holdings' longest serving Board members, have notified CBOE Holdings that they intend to step down fro...
2019-05-22 08:15

Apple Watch first-year sales were a failure: 10 million units sold, while Apple had planned for 40 mil Jony Ive, the famed Apple designer behind iconic products like the iPod, iPhone and iPad, is leaving the company and his departure seems to have opened a can of worms, stirring suspicion that Apple's design team is left dispirited and the company is ...
2019-07-01 09:45

A Texas man planned a mass shooting. His grandmother stopped him and 'saved lives,' officials say A 19-year-old allegedly told his grandma he bought an AK-47 and planned to "shoot up" a local hotel. She convinced him to go to a hospital instead.        ...
2019-08-06 01:45

Cboe Global Markets Announces Planned Migration Date of Cboe Options Exchange to Bats Technology Platform CHICAGO – April 5, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that it plans to migrate Cboe Options Exchange to the company’s proprietary Bats technology on Oct...
2019-05-21 20:30

'Don't come if you like gold': Turks march against planned gold mine Thousands of Turks including opposition lawmakers staged a peaceful and unusually large protest on the outskirts of a small western town on Monday against what they say will be pollution from a foreign-owned gold mine project....
2019-08-07 06:30

Cboe Europe Announces Planned Launch of Cboe Closing Cross, Simple and Cost-Effective Post-Close Trading Service LONDON – 31 July 2019 – Cboe Europe, the largest pan-European stock exchange and a division of Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE), today announced it plans to launch Cboe Closing Cross (3C), a new post close trading service that will provide a simple,...
2019-07-31 21:15

This guy's #BottleCapChallenge doesn't exactly go as planned This guy is among many including celebrities such as actor Jason Statham and singer John Mayer who have attempted the viral challenge.        ...
2019-07-03 04:15

Cboe Futures Exchange and American Financial Exchange Announce Planned Launch of AMERIBOR® Futures CHICAGO – June 27, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced plans to launch futures on the AMERIBOR® (American Interbank Offered Rate) interest rate benchmark on Cboe Future...
2019-06-27 20:15

Beyond the protests, BP starts a new era - but how far does it go? In a deal heralded as a "turning point" for the fossil fuels industry, oil giant BP has accepted that its plans for the future must now embrace the terms of the Paris climate change agreement....
2019-05-22 06:15

My son's sobby protests really get to me. Should I give in? When I returned to find my son crying in a heartbreaking way, he quickly detected that a weak link had entered the equationI returned home from a gig the other night and everyone in the house was asleep, bar our four-year-old son, who was crying in a...
2019-06-22 09:15

Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice, as security forces fanned out across the capital...
2019-06-07 23:15

What Happens Next in the Hong Kong Protests Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong rolled into their 11th week, but things took a dramatic turn after protestors decided to occupy Hong Kong’s airport earlier in the week, escalating matters considerably. Why It Matters: To recap, the initial ...
2019-08-16 14:15

Protests during Amazon Prime Day Amazon faced protests on its fifth annual Amazon Prime Day. While the Seattle-based e-commerce behemoth said it is offering more than a million deals, a demonstration was seen outside a warehouse in Shakopee, Minnesota. (July 16)    &...
2019-07-16 12:45

The Hong Kong Protests, Explained The Hong Kong protests arose out of a seemingly-innocuous bill, exposing longstanding tensions between residents of the quasi-independent city and Beijing....
2019-08-14 20:45

US pipelines to get new safeguards against violent protests Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is proposing sweeping new safeguards to protect the nation’s network of fuel pipelines — even those under construction — from violent protests and dangerous tampering....
2019-06-13 16:45

What Tiananmen Square protests mean 30 years later The enduring symbol of the Tiananmen Square protests for Chinese democracy, whose bloodiest stretch began 30 years ago Tuesday, remains the photo of a lone man defiantly blocking a column of tanks. But a recently unearthed shot illustrates the grim r...
2019-06-04 06:45

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
2019-06-04 02:30

ICE raids spark fear, protests Immigration advocates took to the streets in protest Friday ahead of mass deportation raids planned this weekend in ten major cities. President Trump says the thousands of families targeted have already been given deportation orders. Note: There is a...
2019-07-13 08:15

Trump supporter hit with milkshake during UK protests An angry throng of protesters doused a President Trump supporter with a McDonald’s milkshake while chanting “Nazi scum!” on Tuesday. The supporter, a man who appeared to be in his 60s or 70s and was wearing a red Make America Great ...
2019-06-04 20:30

35 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
2019-06-04 11:30

Protests mar the opening of the European Parliament Some legislators from right-wing parties, Brexiteers and Catalan independence backers have disrupted the formal opening session of the European parliament...
2019-07-02 12:30

Photos From the Hong Kong Extradition Protests Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent in years....
2019-06-12 14:45

Moscow protests: 'It is our civic duty to go out on the streets' Old and young gathered in central Moscow on Saturday to demand a free and fair election. Nearly 700 people were detained in the latest opposition rally but the protesters who spoke with DW said they wouldn't be deterred....
2019-08-04 06:45

| Fresh protests over disputed elections in Malawi Thousands of people gathered in the Malawian capital Lilongwe on Thursday to demonstrate against the re-election of President Peter Mutharika, which protestors say was due to fraud....
2019-07-05 11:30

U.S. fans at heart of growing Arsenal fan protests Arsenal fan websites in the United States are playing a pivotal role in a protest campaign against the club's owners as a petition demanding change surpassed 100,000 signatures on Thursday, three days after launching....
2019-07-19 13:15

Cameroon protests and tears as England into quarters Distraught Cameroon players staged a series of on-field protests over VAR decisions as England earned a quarterfinal clash with Norway at the Women's World Cup with a 3-0 win in Valenciennes Sunday....
2019-06-24 03:30

Hong Kong protests: 'This discontent is really about China' More than a million Hong Kongers have taken to the streets to protest against a Beijing-backed extradition bill. But are the rallies more about public anger toward China's role in the city's affairs?...
2019-06-14 00:30

Somalia protests after its officials deported by Kenya Somalia has criticized neighboring Kenya for deporting two Somali lawmakers and a minister after authorities in Nairobi blocked them from entering the country....
2019-05-22 21:30

China is blaming the US for Hong Kong protests The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused the United States of influencing the increasingly violent pro-democracy protests that have rocked Hong Kong for two months....
2019-08-01 07:15

Protests Over Restrictions For Journalists In Rajasthan Assembly The Rajasthan assembly authorities have curtailed journalists' movement inside the Vidhan Sabha premises, triggering strong protest on Thursday from the journalists covering the House proceedings....
2019-06-27 23:00

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe over banned protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest....
2019-08-19 21:30

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend After violent protests in Hong Kong this week that involved 2 million people and led to hundreds of injuries and arrests, the city is bracing for more potential trouble this weekend....
2019-07-05 20:15

A look at key events in the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests Over seven weeks in 1989, student-led pro-democracy protests centered on Beijing's Tiananmen Square became China's greatest political upheaval since the end of the Cultural Revolution more than a decade earlier....
2019-05-30 04:45

Hong Kong braces for another weekend of protests Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march scheduled to take place Saturday in one of the world's most densely populated areas....
2019-08-03 14:30

The Hong Kong Extradition Protests in Pictures Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent in years....
2019-06-12 11:45

Trump visits UK: pomp, circumstance and protests President Donald Trump is on a three day state visit to Britain starting on June 3, 2019 amid protests and a public feud with London Mayor Sadiq Khan.        ...
2019-06-04 09:45

Russia upholds bar on Kremlin critics despite protests Russia's main election board on Wednesday upheld rulings barring several Kremlin critics from a Moscow election next month as the opposition said it would press ahead with nationwide protests this weekend....
2019-08-07 19:00

Protests in Albania: Its democracy and EU future at stake Albania’s opposition parties hold their latest anti-government protest Saturday with a strong likelihood that it will turn violent, dealing another blow to the country’s shrinking to launch EU membership negotiations...
2019-06-07 18:30

Sudan protesters announce new protests in mid-July Sudan's main opposition coalition on Monday announced plans to step up protests this month to pressure the military council to hand over power to civilians, and blamed the council for the death of nine people during Sunday's demonstrations....
2019-07-02 01:30

Protests Take a Toll on Hong Kong's Economy A worsening spiral of violence and demonstrations—Hong Kong’s worst social and political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997—is denting the city’s economic growth, business sentiment and financial markets....
2019-07-31 18:45

Honduras street protests go on despite laws’ cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president’s cancellation of decrees they feared would lead to extensive layoffs...
2019-06-03 23:45

Violent protests continue in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have continued weekly rallies on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill.        ...
2019-07-31 19:45

Are Hong Kong protests a warning for Taiwan? One of the largest social movements in Hong Kong's history has also fueled more anti-Beijing sentiment in Taiwan. Do the protests serve as a warning for Taipei as it considers the future of relations with mainland China?...
2019-07-24 00:30

Hong Kong protests pit the city's young against the old Mass protests by Hong Kongers over the past couple of weeks have underlined the yawning gap between the city's old and young. Political differences have caused tensions in many Hong Kong families. Chermaine Lee reports....
2019-06-28 20:45

Portland Protests: Far-Right Groups and Antifa Face Off Conservative groups are urging the United States to label Antifa a domestic terrorist group. President Trump said the city was “being watched very closely.”...
2019-08-17 20:45

Nicaragua OKs criticized amnesty for crimes during protests Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua's president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year's anti-government protests, over staunch criticism from the opposition....
2019-06-09 09:00

Gun control protests across the US demand action from Congress The "Recess Rallies" are calling on Congress to end the country's hundreds of mass shootings every year. House Democrats plan to end the summer break early to begin work on gun legislation....
2019-08-18 06:00

Venice protests against huge cruise ships After a 275-meter cruise ship crashed into a tourist boat, Venice residents have demanded that the giant vessels stay away. The issue of cruiseliners sailing Venice's Giudecca Canal has long been a point of tension....
2019-06-08 20:30

India’s decision to split Kashmir met with protests India’s surprise move to carve out the sparsely populated region of Ladakh from the state of Jammu and Kashmir and make it into a territory directly controlled by New Delhi has been met with protests...
2019-08-07 19:30

| Sudan: Five months of anti-government protests The sit-in protest outside army headquarters in the Sudanese capital, dispersed on Monday, began in April and stayed put even after president Omar al-Bashir's ouster....
2019-06-04 02:15

Dozens hurt, more than 130 arrested on 3rd day of Israel protests More than 130 people were arrested and more than 100 were injured as activists rioted early Wednesday to protest the police shooting of a 19-year-old man in Israel....
2019-07-04 07:15

Upcoming Moscow protests will set stage for Russia’s next act Another major protest planned for Saturday in Moscow could embolden President Vladimir Putin’s critics. Or the Kremlin may try to draw a line on the growing number of demonstrations with baton-wielding police....
2019-08-09 09:00

In Hong Kong Protests, Faces Become Weapons A quest to identify protesters and police officers has people in both groups desperate to protect their anonymity. Some fear a turn toward China-style surveillance....
2019-07-31 21:45

Nan Goldin protests against Sackler wing at the Louvre Artist says ‘museum world must act’ over multibillionaire family’s profit from opioid crisisThe US art photographer and activist Nan Goldin has led a demonstration outside the Louvre in Paris demanding that the world’s most visited museum change the ...
2019-07-01 20:45

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
2019-07-19 14:45

Mideast protests in Iran, elsewhere mark ‘Jerusalem Day’ Iranians have begun rallies across the country to mark Quds, or Jerusalem Day, which will see demonstrations across the Mideast as the Trump administration tries to offer an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan...
2019-05-31 08:15

Mideast protests in Iran, elsewhere mark 'Jerusalem Day' Iranians have begun rallies across the country to mark Quds, or Jerusalem Day, which will see demonstrations across the Mideast as the Trump administration tries to offer an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan....
2019-05-31 11:30

Tiananmen protests were not 'suppressed,' Chinese government says The massacre of unarmed citizens by soldiers in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, should not be referred to as "suppression," a Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman told reporters Thursday....
2019-05-31 11:30

IN PHOTOS: Hong Kong protests around the world Pro-democracy demonstrations in support of Hong Kong sprouted in major cities across the world this weekend, ranging from Paris to Tokyo to Vancouver....
2019-08-19 13:30

Honduras street protests go on despite laws' cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president's cancellation of decrees that they feared would lead to extensive layoffs....
2019-06-04 02:15

Oi Trump: a short history of penis protests Eighteen-year-old Ollie Nancarrow mowed a giant phallus into a field to greet Donald Trump as the US president flew into Stansted airport this morning. He’s not the first to employ such imageryThe schoolteachers of your childhood won’t agree, but som...
2019-06-03 20:45

The injustice driving Ethiopian Israeli protests An off-duty police officer was in a playground with his family when he saw two men fighting, according to police accounts, which have been challenged by eye-witnesses. When the officer identified himself, police said the men threw stones at him. Fear...
2019-07-04 09:45

Puerto Rico Protests: Live Updates Thousands of protesters are assembling for what is expected to be one of the largest protests the island has ever seen against Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló....
2019-07-22 16:15

Russia Protests Raise Pressure on Putin Police detained hundreds of people at a protest in the Russian capital demanding fair elections, as a recent wave of public discontent in Russia showed few signs of abating....
2019-08-05 07:15

EU, US urge Albania’s opposition to keep protests peaceful The European Union, the United States and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country’s political deadlock...
2019-05-25 20:15

That viral photo of the Hong Kong protests is not what it seems A stunning nighttime image purporting to show thousands of people amassing Sunday on the streets of Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition bill has been widely shared on social media platforms....
2019-06-19 19:45

Kim Basinger joins dog meat protests in S Korea One animal rights activist holds a dead puppy outside South Korea's Parliament in the capital Seoul Friday, calling for an end to the dog meat industry....
2019-07-13 01:00

Hong Kong protests: 'We are fighting against a dictatorship' Sunday's anti-extradition bill protest drew record numbers. Talking to DW, one prominent opposition activist expressed hope that people would continue to "resist and fight back" against Chinese encroachment....
2019-06-17 04:45

It would be 'very hard' for anything like Tiananmen protests to happen again: Former US diplomat The Chinese embassy in the U.S. says others shouldn't interfere in its domestic situation and that "China's human rights are in the best period ever."...
2019-06-04 08:45

Paris protests violence against women in France Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency in part by pledging bold measures to end violence against women. But with deadly violence growing in France, activists have called on the government to end the "massacre."...
2019-07-07 05:30

Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? Leader Carrie Lam has admitted defeat over her extradition bill, but opponents want her gone. With protests to continue, will Beijing intervene? DW's Conflict Zone meets Ronny Tong, an adviser to Lam....
2019-07-11 23:30

Protests in Indonesia After Presidential Election Results Violence erupted in Jakarta, Indonesia, after it was announced that President Joko Widodo won re-election. Supporters of his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, accused election officials of fraud....
2019-05-23 06:45

Protests Over Indonesia’s Election Results Have Turned Deadly At least six people are dead and more than 200 are injured after protests turned violent following the announcement of Indonesia’s official presidential election results, according to the governor of Jakarta. Supporters of the main opposition c...
2019-05-22 11:15

Hong Kong's protests present a 'serious challenge': MTR chief Jacob Kam of MTR says the company respects the Hong Kong protesters' rights and freedom to express their views, but hopes they won't disrupt the freedom of travel for the others....
2019-08-09 07:00

Hong Kong Protests: Demonstrators Block Roads Thousands of people occupied roads around Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on Wednesday, defiantly protesting a bill that would permit extradition to mainland China....
2019-06-12 04:15

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law fueled protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades....
2019-06-15 12:15

These protests aren’t just about Trump, they’re about everything he stands for | Owen Jones Trumpism is an assault on women, minorities, the climate emergency, and now the NHS. And it is alive and well in BritainEnough of the Donald Trump clown show. Too much of the critique of the US incumbent focuses on his vulgarity, his outrageousness, ...
2019-06-03 18:45

Six dead, 200 injured in protests over Indonesia's election result Six people were killed and more than 200 injured in Indonesia's capital amid angry protests against the results of the country's recent general election....
2019-05-22 10:45

Uganda protests Rwanda military incursion on its territory Uganda on Saturday protested an incursion by Rwandan soldiers on its territory that it said resulted in two deaths, a development that could inflame already tense relations between the neighbors....
2019-05-25 20:15

| 148 arrested in Hong Kong during Monday's protests - police Hong Kong police say 148 people were arrested during running battles with protesters the day before, the largest daily toll since huge pro-democracy protests kicked off two months ago....
2019-08-07 21:30

Hong Kong Cancels More Flights After Protests Hit Airport Thousands of passengers remain stranded in Hong Kong for a second straight day, as hundreds of flights were canceled after antigovernment demonstrators occupied the airport....
2019-08-13 10:00

Fears of violence as Zimbabwe’s opposition plan protests Government warns of reprisals as protests and strikes planned in country crippled by debtZimbabweans are bracing for fresh violence and unrest after the main opposition party unveiled plans for a series of major rallies starting this week and unions ...
2019-08-14 06:45

Lights for Liberty protests around the country against ICE migrant actions Lights for Liberty vigils are being held on Friday night encouraging the end of human detention camps for migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border.        ...
2019-07-13 02:30

Israel rocked by protests after cop kills Ethiopian teenager Protests erupted after Solomon Teka, 18, who was unarmed, was shot by the cop Sunday in a suburb of the northern Israeli city of Haifa – and escalated after his funeral on Tuesday....
2019-07-04 23:30

Hong Kong protests continue, despite airport setback Hong Kong demonstrators marked an annual festival by gathering at local police stations to denounce the heavy-handed tactics officers used against protesters at the city's international airport over the weekend....
2019-08-15 03:15

Hong Kong police arrest 20 people after protests The first of two protests planned for Sunday has kicked off after a night of violent demonstrations. China's official news agency has warned that Beijing will not let the situation in the former British colony continue....
2019-08-04 14:00

China military says shouldn't say Tiananmen protests were 'suppressed' China's Defence Ministry on Thursday took exception to the use of the word "suppression" to refer to how the military put down pro-democracy protests in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square three decades ago....
2019-05-30 14:45

Flights Resume At Hong Kong Airport After Protests Flights resumed Tuesday at Hong Kong airport a day after a massive pro-democracy rally there forced the shutdown of the busy international transport hub....
2019-08-13 04:45

EU urges Albania's opposition to hold peaceful protests The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country's political deadlock....
2019-05-25 20:30

US fans at heart of growing Arsenal supporter protests "Arsenal fan websites in the United States are playing a pivotal role in a protest campaign against the club\u0027s owners as a petition demanding change surpassed 100,000 signatures on Thursday, three days after launching."...
2019-07-19 03:15

Hong Kong protests expand to oppose China, with no end near What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed and the role of the Chinese government in the city’s affairs...
2019-07-17 03:30

Tutankhamen head set for London auction despite Egyptian protests A brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamen was due to be auctioned in London with an estimate of more than $5 million on Thursday, in the face of Egyptian demands for its return....
2019-07-04 19:15

Protests of Indonesian Election Results Turn Deadly Authorities blocked social media and arrested hundreds of rioters as they struggled to contain deadly protests of a vote count confirming the re-election of President Joko Widodo, whose challenger called the results fraudulent....
2019-05-23 04:15

'They will definitely take revenge': how China could respond to the Hong Kong protests Hong Kong has seen its biggest political crisis in decades, but Beijing cannot afford to let the dissent go unpunishedThe Communist Party has always been aware of the power of mass protests.Mao Zedong in 1930 famously used the traditional saying: “a ...
2019-06-30 05:45

Library cancels its Pride Prom after protests against the event A Florida library's Pride Prom was supposed to be a safe space for LGBT youth between ages 14 and 18 to connect with peers and learn about community resources....
2019-06-30 01:45

Impending immigration raids across US spark anxiety and protests Raids expected to target 2,000 migrants in nearly a dozen citiesVigils held from Los Angeles to BerlinImmigration raids conducted by the Trump administration are expected in major US cities on Sunday, a prospect that has sparked vigils, protests, con...
2019-07-14 11:45

Banned Nigerian Shi'ite group suspends street protests A banned Nigerian Shi'ite Muslim group on Wednesday said it had suspended a series of protests calling for the release of its detained leader and will temporarily seek other avenues to secure his release....
2019-07-31 18:45

Russia protests over G20 map it says showed disputed islands as Japan's Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a formal diplomatic protest to Japan after accusing Tokyo of circulating a map at its G20 summit showing a disputed island chain as Japanese territory, the ministry's spokeswoman said on Thursday....
2019-07-04 16:30

Inflatable ‘Tank Man’ in Taiwan marks Tiananmen protests TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — An artist has erected an inflatable display in Taiwan’s capital to mark an iconic moment in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests. The larger-than-life balloon installation, which stands in front of Taipei’s fa...
2019-06-01 09:30

Political art in China 30 years after the Tiananmen Square protests Contemporary Chinese art dates its beginnings back to 1978 - the year of reform and change. But how free are artists in their expression in China today?...
2019-06-02 21:30

Hong Kong protests: What graffiti in the parliament conveys On Monday night, Hong Kong protesters broke into their parliamentary building, occupying the main chamber of the Legislative Council and vandalizing property. As the protesters entered the building, police initially retreated to avoid confrontation a...
2019-07-02 21:15

Georgians call for snap elections in second night of protests Unrest sparked by anger at ruling party and Russian MP addressing parliamentProtesters gathered outside Georgia’s parliament for a second successive night of protests on Friday evening, demanding snap elections and the resignation of the country’s in...
2019-06-21 23:15

Georgia's Russia protests benefit Mikheil Saakashvili A visit by Russian parliamentarians to Georgia has sparked mass protests, injuring hundreds. Relations between the countries have been tense since before the 2008 war — and now old wounds are being reopened....
2019-06-22 00:30

Reporter’s Arrest Sets Off Widespread Protests in Russia The sense that the police manufactured drug charges against a muckraking journalist, Ivan Golunov, has drawn rebukes from activists, celebrities and citizens....
2019-06-10 19:01

Japan protests Chinese activity near disputed islands TOKYO (AP) — Japan is protesting what is says was an unauthorized Chinese maritime survey within its economic waters near disputed East China Sea islands. Japan’s Foreign Ministry says it lodged a protest with Beijing after a Chinese maritime r...
2019-06-17 14:15

Many killed in Nigerian protests for release of Shia leader Security was high in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, Tuesday, a day after several people were killed in clashes between police and the country’s main Shia group...
2019-07-23 13:15

Pro and anti-Israel protests draw hundreds in Berlin Hundreds of people including prominent German politicians and members of the Jewish community are protesting against a larger, anti-Israel rally in Berlin....
2019-06-01 20:45

UP Lawmaker Urges Boycott Of "Pro-BJP Shopkeepers", Protests Follow Samajwadi Party lawmaker Nahid Hasan has sparked off a controversy by asking the people of his assembly constituency, Kairana, to boycott "pro-BJP" shopkeepers and instead procure their everyday......
2019-07-22 23:01

Flights out of Hong Kong canceled again amid protests Hong Kong's airport has cancelled all remaining departing flights for the second day after protesters took over the terminals.        ...
2019-08-13 16:15

"One-Third Of J&K Not With Us": Amit Shah Blames Nehru, Congress Protests Union home minister Amit Shah's question on "who is responsible for partition" triggered a huge row in parliament during the debate on the bill to extend President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir. The......
2019-06-28 15:15