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U.S., others object to U.N. counterterrorism chief visit to China's Xinjiang

The United States and other western countries have objected to a visit by the United Nations counterterrorism chief to China's remote Xinjiang, where U.N. experts say some one million ethnic...

U.S., others object to U.N. counterterrorism chief visit to China's Xinjiang

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Anger boils over Xinjiang visit by UN counterterrorism chief A visit by the UN's counterterrorism head to the Xinjiang lends credibility to the view that Uighurs pose a threat to China, the US and rights groups have argued. Some 1 million ethnic Uighurs are detained in the region....
2019-06-15 06:45

UN counterterrorism chief makes controversy trip to Xinjiang BEIJING (AP) — China says the U.N. counterterrorism chief has visited Xinjiang last week despite protests from the U.S. and a rights group that the trip would be inappropriate in light of the human rights conditions in the far west region. The Chines...
2019-06-16 06:00

UN counterterrorism chief invited by China to visit BEIJING (AP) — China says the U.N. counterterrorism chief is visiting this week at its invitation. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang on Friday confirmed the visit by Undersecretary General Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov but didn’t comment on ...
2019-06-14 15:45

China says reached 'broad consensus' with U.N. after Xinjiang visit China and the United Nations have reached a "broad consensus" about counter-terror work, China's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday after a controversial visit by a senior U.N. official to the restive far western Chinese region of Xinjiang this week....
2019-06-16 06:30

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, among others....
2019-06-14 19:30

AOC schooled by FBI counterterrorism official after suggesting white supremacists are getting 'off the hook' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was schooled by an FBI counterterrorism official earlier this week after she incorrectly suggested only Muslims get charged with terrorism, while white supremacist get “off the hook.”...
2019-06-08 15:00

U.N. rights boss welcome in China, including Xinjiang, envoy says China's envoy in Geneva said on Thursday that he hoped U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet would visit China, including Xinjiang, where he said "education training centers" were helping to stamp out extremism and give people new skills....
2019-06-13 15:45

What's the Hottest Object in the Universe? One hundred degrees might seem hot, when you’re sweating through your shirt in July—but on a cosmic scale it barely registers. The Sun itself is over 15 million degrees; and in a hottest-object contest, the Sun wouldn’t even rank. Scientists, in fact...
2019-06-03 20:15

Risky partner: Top U.S. universities took funds from Chinese firm tied to Xinjiang security The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at least one other university have research partnerships with a Chinese artificial intelligence company that has business ties with police in China's Xinjiang region, where a sweeping crackdown on Uighurs...
2019-06-13 03:45

European migration stories told one object at a time Europe wouldn't exist without migration, says the director of a German virtual migration museum. From "guest-worker" recruitment signs to audio cassettes from Turkey, the museum's archive is a treasure trove of stories....
2019-05-21 15:15

Swedish police find suspicious object in town hit by blast An area round a police station in the southern Swedish town of Linkoping was sealed off on Wednesday morning due to a potentially dangerous package-like object, police said, days after an explosion rocked a street there....
2019-06-12 11:30

Crew On Japan Tanker Saw 'Flying Object' Before Attack: Company Head The crew of a Japanese-owned tanker hit in an apparent attack in the Gulf of Oman saw a "flying object" before a second blast on board, the operator's head said Friday....
2019-06-15 02:00

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina beach baffles experts A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and is asking for the public’s help. A passerby found the “weird” worm-like object covered in what appeared to ...
2019-06-07 02:45

Facebook AI study: Major object recognition systems favor people with more money Facebook AI researchers found object recognition systems for major companies like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM work better for people with more money.Read More...
2019-06-08 09:15

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina shore has experts puzzled A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and has asked for the public’s help....
2019-06-05 10:30

Distant object at edge of Solar System is an ancient fragment from 4.5 billion years ago It's a rather uninspiring object, with no moons, rings or dust clouds in orbit around it; nor is there any evidence of an atmosphere.        ...
2019-05-21 14:45

Donald Trump visit: US President compares Brexit backstop issue with US-Mexico border during Ireland visit Donald Trump appeared to compare the backstop issue to the US-Mexico border as he expressed confidence that the Brexit logjam over the Irish border would work out "very well"....
2019-06-05 23:30

Kilogram to be based on physical absolute instead of single, physical object The kilogram is no longer defined by a physical object. Instead, from here on out, the unit of measurement will be based on fundamental constants, atomic properties and physical absolutes....
2019-05-21 20:15

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses....
2019-06-08 07:30

What did the UK get out of President Trump's visit? Adam Boulton and guests assess the political impact of Donald Trump's state visit to the UK this week, after the president enjoyed the lavish hospitality of the Queen against a backdrop of protests and acrimony....
2019-06-06 02:00

Donald Trump UK visit day two: all you need to know US President Donald Trump will meet with Prime Minister Theresa May for "substantial" talks on the second day of his three-day state visit to the UK....
2019-06-04 08:45

CNN Travel's 19 places to visit in 2019 CNN Travel unveils 19 of the best places to visit in 2019 -- including hallowed ground in France, the US Space Coast and the exotic Middle Eastern nation of Oman....
2019-05-23 01:45

Trump says his UK visit was the most fun Queen had in 25 years President Trump insisted Friday that Queen Elizabeth II had more yucks with him during his state visit to the UK than she’s had in more than two decades. “I have such a great relationship, and we were laughing and having fun. And her people said she ...
2019-06-14 22:15

PM Modi To Visit Varanasi Today Preparations are going on in full swing in Varanasi ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to his parliamentary constituency today after getting a landslide victory in the recently concluded......
2019-05-27 02:30

Trump Is to Visit Ireland in June The president will meet with Prime Minister Leo Varadkar during an overnight stay wedged between a state visit to Britain and a D-Day commemoration in France....
2019-05-22 13:30

The Latest: Trump may visit Poland again in September WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Poland (all times local): 2:55 p.m. President Donald Trump says he is seriously considering a return visit to Poland this fall. Trump said during a joint press conference with Polish Preside...
2019-06-12 22:15

Japan PM Abe considering visit to Iran as early as mid-June: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering visiting Iran as early as mid-June, NHK national television said on Friday, as international concern grows about rising tension between Iran and the United States....
2019-05-24 09:30

Trump turns from pomp to business in UK visit LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump will turn from pageantry to policy Tuesday as he joins British Prime Minister Theresa May for a day of talks likely to highlight fresh uncertainty in the allies’ storied relationship. Trump and May are due t...
2019-06-04 07:15

The Latest: Trump, Macron visit D-Day cemetery LIMERICK, Ireland (AP) — The Latest on Trump attending D-Day commemorations (all times local): 1:20 p.m. President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and their wives are paying respects at the Normandy American Cemetery near Omaha Beach w...
2019-06-06 13:45

Trump to Be Greeted by Pomp and Protest on U.K. Visit President Trump’s arrival in Britain for a state visit this week is expected to lay bare some of the uncertainties surrounding both Brexit and the U.K.’s security relations with the U.S....
2019-06-02 13:15

| Trump courts May's would-be successors on UK state visit US President Donald Trump has courted candidates to replace Prime Minister Theresa May during his state visit to Britain, calling Boris Johnson and setting up talks with one of his main rivals, British political sources say....
2019-06-04 19:45

Can’t Visit Stonewall in NYC? You Can Still Get Get There Via a ‘Living’ Pride Monument Today, New York City’s LGBT Community Center, Google and the National Parks Service launched Stonewall Forever, a “living” monument to 50 years of Pride, to half a century of resilience, and to many more years of resistance....
2019-06-04 22:45

Trump’s State Visit to the U.K.: Live Updates After repeated delays, President Trump is beginning his state visit on Monday in Britain, which will roll out the full honors, including ceremonies, government meetings and a banquet....
2019-06-03 10:00

Trump Arrives In UK On 3-Day Visit, Given A Lavish Welcome By The Queen Donald Trump and Queen Elizabeth hailed the bonds between the United States and the United Kingdom on Monday after the U.S. president was feted with a day of pomp designed to bolster an alliance......
2019-06-04 05:45

Trump’s U.K. Visit in Pictures: Honoring D-Day Sacrifice On Day 3 of President Trump’s state visit to Britain, he and other world leaders traveled to southern England for a commemoration of the Allied invasion of Normandy....
2019-06-05 15:30

Trump's UK state visit: Five things we learned US President Donald Trump returned to the UK earlier this week for a full-blown state visit. Here are five things we learned from his three-day stay....
2019-06-07 05:00

Donald Trump lands in UK for state visit US president attacks London mayor Sadiq Khan as his plane lands at Stansted airportTrump’s state visit – live updatesDonald Trump has arrived in the UK for a delayed state visit and set a combative tone by attacking the London mayor as his plane land...
2019-06-03 10:30

Trump’s U.K. Visit Ends With D-Day Ceremony: Live Updates President Trump joined other world leaders at an event on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the wartime operation on the final leg of his three-day state visit to Britain....
2019-06-05 18:15

PM Modi's 'Thank You' Visit To Varanasi Today After Landslide Victory Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency of Varanasi in eastern Uttar Pradesh today after his landslide win in the national election. This will be PM Modi's first visit......
2019-05-27 06:45

Rahul Gandhi To Visit Wayanad To Thank Electorate On Poll Win Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who won from Kerala's Wayanad seat in the recently-concluded Lok Sabha election, is likely to visit his constituency to thank the electorate at the end of this week or......
2019-05-29 00:15

Business and the blimp: Trump's state visit, day two – in pictures Donald Trump is joined by his wife, Melania, members of his family and US officials a state visit to the UK. Day two was a day of planned protest around London, and for the president it was time to sit down with Theresa May and members of the UK gove...
2019-06-04 17:30

Modi promotes neighborhood-first policy in Sri Lanka visit Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Sri Lanka for a brief visit as part of his first overseas tour since reelection that emphasizes India’s “neighborhood-first policy.”...
2019-06-09 09:00

Trump mum on British PM race ahead of state visit U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday kept mum on the race to be the next British prime minister, but praised the two most high-profile proponents of Britain's departure from the European Union on Thursday as he prepared for a state visit to Britai...
2019-05-30 22:45

Trump, Japan’s PM bond on golf course during state visit Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seems to know how to appeal to President Trump as he tries to ease trade tensions between Japan and the U.S. – including a threat of auto tariffs -- and continue to receive U.S. support in dealing with North Korea....
2019-05-27 03:30

The Latest: Trump heads back to US after visit to Japan TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 1:08 p.m. President Donald Trump is on his way back to the United States after a four-day visit to Japan. Trump and first lady Melania Trump said goodbye to J...
2019-05-28 10:30

Afghan president says he’ll visit Pakistan to improve ties KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says he will visit Pakistan on June 27 to open a new chapter in his country’s uneasy relationship with its neighbor and mend ties that are often characterized by mistrust and tit-for-tat a...
2019-06-04 12:15

US briefing: Trump's UK visit, Tiananmen at 30 and Purdue lawsuits Tuesday’s top story: Thousands plan to protest president’s state visit in London on Tuesday. Plus, why Bay Area gun homicides dropped so dramaticallySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s esse...
2019-06-04 17:30

Celebrations Underway In Kashi Ahead Of PM Modi's Visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency Varanasi today to thank the people for reposing their faith in him. Amit Shah will be accompanying him....
2019-05-27 06:45

Thousands protest Trump's UK state visit Thousands of protesters greeted President Donald Trump's U.K. visit with anger and British irony Tuesday, crowding London's government district while the president met Prime Minister Theresa May nearby. (June 4)     ...
2019-06-04 20:45

Pope Francis intends to visit Iraq in 2020 In a Vatican audience, the pope reiterated his desire to visit Baghdad, despite security concerns. He also called out Western hypocrisy for claiming to promote peace while selling weapons abroad....
2019-06-10 19:00

PM Modi Arrives In Maldives For First Foreign Visit After Re-Election Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Maldives today for his first foreign visit after being re-elected. The visit is aimed at strengthening ties between the two nations....
2019-06-08 13:45

| Trump blimp flies again as thousands protest UK visit Thousands have taken to the streets of central London to protest the visit of Donald Trump, with the infamous blimp of the US president once again flying outside the Houses of Parliament....
2019-06-04 19:45

Why Trump’s critics had a royal meltdown over his visit with the Queen Picture a beautiful day, 72 degrees, low humidity, not a cloud in the sky. One guy says to another guy at the bus stop, “Nice day, isn’t it?” The second guy loses his mind. “Nice day? Whaddya mean nice day? You can’t talk to me like that. Help, help,...
2019-06-08 21:30

"National Security Our Priority": PM After War Memorial Visit Before Oath Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who visited the National War Memorial this morning, before he takes oath for a second term in office this evening, paid his tribute to soldiers who lost their lives in......
2019-05-30 10:15

Yankees Give Padres a Rude Welcome in First Visit to New Stadium Clint Frazier, Brett Gardner and Gary Sanchez homered, and Manny Machado was booed, as San Diego became the last opposing team to play in the Yankees’ decade-old stadium....
2019-05-28 02:15

Ivanka Trump Trolled For The Hague Visit, Where War Crimes Are Tried Ivanka Trump inadvertently went viral on Wednesday with a tweet where she announced she was "en route to the Hague!," a city on the west coast of the Netherlands best known for housing the......
2019-06-06 05:15

State Department: Top U.S. diplomat in Africa to visit Sudan The United States top diplomat in Africa will be going to Sudan this week to ease tensions between the ruling military and opposition forces, the State Department said....
2019-06-11 15:15

Melania Trump's diary of the state visit Melania's escaped the White House — but not her husband. As FLOTUS and her 87 outfits touch down for a royal audience, Nick Curtis has a peek inside her holiday diary...
2019-06-04 19:30

For Trump, London Visit Is a (Royal) Family Affair The president’s children seemed to materialize overnight in London. But their appearance with the British royals was the culmination of a month’s planning....
2019-06-04 17:45

Kim Jong Un's sister to visit DMZ separating two Koreas, Seoul says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister will visit the demilitarized zone separating the North from the South on Wednesday to pay her condolences to former South Korean First Lady Lee Hee-ho, South Korea's Unification Ministry said....
2019-06-12 11:30

US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week....
2019-05-25 15:15

Donald Trump gets the royal treatment on state visit to UK Britain rolled out the royal red carpet for Donald Trump on Monday, with Queen Elizabeth leading the pomp and pageantry in honor of the U.S. president whose interventions into London's political crises threatened to overshadow the visit....
2019-06-03 20:30

‘Iran will see the end of Trump,’ foreign minister says during Pakistan visit The purpose of Zarif’s visit to Pakistan, where he held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi and also Prime Minister Imran Khan, was not made public....
2019-05-25 01:45

NATO secretary-general in North Macedonia for 2-day visit SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has arrived for a two-day visit to North Macedonia before this tiny Balkan country officially becomes the alliance’s 30th member by the end of the year. Stoltenberg touched ...
2019-06-02 21:15

PM Narendra Modi May Visit Varanasi Before Swearing-In Ceremony With PM Modi all set to herald a second term after winning the Lok Sabha elections, there is a possibility of his visit to Varanasi before taking oath. Ravindra Jaiswal, MLC, informed about the......
2019-05-25 02:45

Trump family to get red-carpet royal treatment on UK visit It will be red carpet all the way for President Donald Trump and his family when they arrive in Britain for a state visit that will include D-Day commemorations and a gala banquet hosted by Queen Elizabeth II...
2019-06-02 19:00

London prepares for controversial visit from Trump family For Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's unflappable monarch, the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump, his family and his armoured entourage on Monday means a full day of ceremony and toasts topped by a magnificent banquet at Buckingham Palace....
2019-06-02 19:15

'Trump Baby' blimp to fly in London for U.S. president's visit The "Trump Baby" inflatable balloon that was the focus of protests when the U.S. president visited London last year will fly again this week when he returns for state visit including a lavish banquet hosted by the queen, activists said....
2019-06-02 19:30

US President Donald Trump to visit Britain in stasis In London, US President Donald Trump will be met with wide-scale protests and a febrile political climate. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May issued the invitation before her time in office was genuinely numbered....
2019-06-02 21:30

Barbara Streisand's cloned dogs 'visit mom's grave' Barbara Streisand has shared a picture of her beloved dogs - two of which were cloned following the death of her previous pet - paying their respects to their "mom"....
2019-06-06 16:00

Gerald McCoy leaves Browns visit without a contract CLEVELAND — Gerald McCoy isn’t ready to commit to the Browns — or anyone else just yet. The six-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle visited Cleveland’s facility for several hours Friday, but left without signing a contract, a person familiar w...
2019-05-25 06:30

Trump arrives for ceremonial Japanese visit of Reiwa era President Donald Trump landed in Japan on Saturday for a mostly ceremonial visit as the first state visitor since Emperor Naruhito ascended to the throne....
2019-05-25 18:15

Trump, family arrive in Britain for state visit LONDON — President Donald Trump has arrived in the U.K. on the first leg of a trip that will include commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day during a ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery in France. The agenda for Trump’s weeklong jour...
2019-06-03 10:30

Theresa May resigns: PM will remain for Trump visit, but what happens next - and what happens with Brexit? British Prime Minister Theresa May’s dramatic announcement that she’s stepping down as Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking questions about what happens next....
2019-05-24 19:45

'It's not about Trump': mixed emotions in Portsmouth over president's D-day visit Police gearing up for protests as fears grow visit will detract from veterans on 75th anniversaryOver the decades, the city of Portsmouth has hosted D-day anniversary events with dignity and sensitivity. Its citizens have fond memories of meeting vet...
2019-06-01 00:01

Trump's coming to see the Queen but what actually happens on a state visit? – podcast Ben Rhodes was Obama’s national security adviser and accompanied him on his UK state visit in 2011. He reveals what goes into planning a trip of this scale and what the UK should expect when Trump arrives next week. Plus: Paul Owen on the fallout fro...
2019-06-01 00:01

Giant Balloon Of Trump As Angry Baby To Fly Again During His Visit To UK The "Trump Baby" inflatable balloon that was the focus of protests when the U.S. president visited London last year will fly again this week when he returns for state visit including a lavish banquet......
2019-06-03 03:45

Pompeo visit to Germany highlights differences, commonalities US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met with the German chancellor and foreign minister on his first Berlin visit. While Angela Merkel stressed close ties, differing views also became apparent....
2019-05-31 14:45

Melania Trump relies on her fashion favorites for UK visit First Lady Melania Trump wowed the crowd across The Pond during her and her presidential hubby’s visit Monday, looking dazzling in a simple yet elegant ivory gown at a state banquet at Buckingham Palace. The first lady’s stunning, floor-grazing, silk...
2019-06-04 06:45

President Donald Trump in Japan for state visit U.S President Donald Trump arrived for a four-day state visit to Japan, the first official visit of the Reiwa era.        ...
2019-05-26 20:30

Protesters Vow to Bring London to a Standstill During Trump’s Visit A big turnout is expected, as is the return of a giant orange balloon of Mr. Trump, depicted as a scowling baby in a diaper and holding a smartphone....
2019-06-04 09:45

| Caster pays Banyana a visit before China SWC clash Banyana Banyana might be in the middle of their pool matches at the women's Soccer World Cup but they had time to welcome a famous visitor on Tuesday....
2019-06-12 19:30

What to expect during Queen Elizabeth's visit with the Trumps Queen Elizabeth II hosts President Trump and first lady Melania Trump for a state visit of pomp and circumstance that British royals excel at staging.        ...
2019-05-31 22:30

Trump Opens Tokyo Visit With a Tweet Sure to Unnerve the Japanese President Trump played down North Korea’s recent tests of short-range ballistic missiles, undercutting declarations by both Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the president’s own national security adviser....
2019-05-26 06:15

Trump arrives in Japan for state visit, will meet PM Abe, new emperor President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived in Japan for a visit that will make him the first world leader to meet the country’s new emperor.        ...
2019-05-25 20:45

Earthquake strikes Tokyo ahead of Trump’s visit to Japan President Trump’s trip to Japan started with a bang – a magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near the golf course where he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are set to play golf Sunday. The temblor, which rattled Tokyo just hours before Trump’s arrival, bri...
2019-05-25 19:45

For VIP Temple Visit By Kamal Nath's Relatives, 6-Car Convoy, Ambulance At least six cars, including an ambulance and three police escorts, were seen tearing through Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain on Tuesday - all for a temple visit by relatives of Chief Minister Kamal Nath. The......
2019-06-06 12:45

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit and trade talks Visit will stress ties between the two countries as tensions over exports rise amid the US-China trade warDonald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday for a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo even as ...
2019-05-25 13:30

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

Asia markets mixed; Trump is in Japan for a state visit Stocks in Asia were were mixed in Monday morning trade as investors watched for developments from U.S. President Donald Trump's state visit to Japan as well as results from the European parliamentary election....
2019-05-27 02:45

Uddhav Thackeray, Shiv Sena Lawmakers May Visit Ayodhya Soon Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and 18 newly elected parliamentarians from the party are likely to visit Ayodhya, which is in the news over the Ram temple dispute,before the monsoon session of the......
2019-06-05 22:15

Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of Trump visit A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump....
2019-05-25 15:15

Donald Trump arrives for ceremonial Japan visit of Reiwa era President Donald Trump landed in Japan on Saturday for a mostly ceremonial visit as the first state visitor since Emperor Naruhito ascended to the throne....
2019-05-25 16:15

Three days in three minutes: Donald Trump's visit to the UK – video highlights As the US president heads to Ireland to meet the Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar, here are the highlights of his state visit to the UK – from the red-carpet welcome in Buckingham Palace to the 'Trump baby' blimpD-day veterans and world leaders tak...
2019-06-06 02:00

Donald Trump Arrives In Japan At Start Of State Visit US President Donald Trump arrived in Japan Saturday for a four-day trip likely to be dominated by warm words and friendly images, but relatively light on substantive progress over trade....
2019-05-25 21:00

Sri Lanka, Maldives Visit Shows "Neighbourhood First" Priority: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said his visit to the Maldives and Sri Lanka beginning Saturday reflects the importance India attaches to its ''Neighbourhood First'' policy and that it will......
2019-06-08 04:15

On Trump’s Ireland Visit, Talk of Brexit and Border Walls President Trump predicted that Brexit would be good for Ireland “with your wall, your border.” Ireland’s prime minister replied that the country wanted to avoid “a wall or border” with Britain....
2019-06-06 03:30

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Arrives In Bhutan On First Overseas Visit External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today arrived in Bhutan on a two-day visit. This is his first overseas trip after assuming charge of the ministry, during which he will hold talks with his......
2019-06-07 13:15

Trump’s state visit to England expected to be a family affair President Trump’s state visit to England next month will be a family affair. The president’s children and their spouses are expected to attend a banquet hosted by Queen Elizabeth II during the three-day trip beginning June 3, ABC News rep...
2019-05-23 17:15

Trump's Japan Visit: Golf, Burgers and a Provocative Tweet Just moments before departing his Tokyo hotel for a round of golf with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the president wrote on Twitter that he is not bothered by North Korea’s recent missile tests....
2019-05-26 11:45

Pompeo to meet with Merkel next week at start of Europe visit U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Berlin next week at the start of a trip to Europe and will hold talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel that had been scheduled earlier this month, but were called off at the last minute as tensions rose ove...
2019-05-24 23:45

Trump's Japan visit to focus on personal ties, not substance President Donald Trump's Japan visit starting this weekend is to focus on personal ties with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rather than substantive results on trade, security or North Korea....
2019-05-24 12:15

Nasa to allow tourists to visit International Space Station from 2020 Nasa plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station by 2020. Until now, the floating space lab has only been accessible to astronauts representing state-level space agencies. But in a surprise announcement today, Nasa confirmed that...
2019-06-07 17:45

With Trump’s Visit to Japan, Empress Masako Finds a Spotlight Supporters of Masako, a multilingual former diplomat, see a chance for her to come into her own after spending years trapped by her role as the wife of a future emperor....
2019-05-27 18:00

S Jaishankar To Visit Bhutan, His First Overseas Trip As Foreign Minister External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will embark on a two-day visit to Bhutan tomorrow, his first overseas trip after assuming charge of the ministry....
2019-06-06 14:45

UK PM May focused on delivering Brexit, looking forward to Trump visit: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May remains focused on delivering Brexit and will meet with ministers on Thursday, her spokesman said, amid calls for her to resign after her latest plan for leaving the European Union was widely criticized....
2019-05-23 13:00

Uddhav Thackeray To Visit Ayodhya Day Before Parliament Session Begins Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will visit Ayodhya next Sunday, a day before the monsoon session of Parliament begins, the party's spokesperson Sanjay Raut confirmed this evening. The plan had been......
2019-06-09 04:00

Analysis: Trump's UK visit gives chance to throw political punches President Donald Trump swept into Britain Monday throwing rhetorical punches, blasting a prominent local critic as "a stone cold loser" at the start of a state visit he hopes to mine for his own political advantage....
2019-06-03 21:45

Pope wants to visit Iraq in 2020, berates arms exporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he wants to visit Iraq next year, although a date for a trip hasn’t been announced. Francis revealed his desire to go to war-ravaged Iraq at the Vatican on Monday while greeting members of a committee aidin...
2019-06-10 19:15

Acting defense secretary denies he hid USS McCain during Trump visit ​Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan ​torpedoed a report that he was aware of ​a directive to US Navy officials ​that the White House wanted the USS John S. McCain “out of sight” during President Trump’s weekend visit to Japan...
2019-05-30 21:15

Trump UK visit 'increasingly important' as Brexit looms, MacCallum says President Trump's visit to the United Kingdom and the U.S.-British special relationship is "increasingly important" as a potential Brexit looms, according to Martha MacCallum....
2019-06-04 00:15

Can't get to Galaxy's Edge? Here are 10 Star Wars worlds you can visit right here on Earth Over the course of 10 movies and four decades, "Star Wars" has been filmed in dozens of countries from Tunisia to the Maldives. Here are 10 planets and moons you can visit without having to rev up your hyperdrive....
2019-06-01 17:15

The Guardian view on Trump’s state visit: the president is not welcome | Editorial Hobnobbing with the royals will boost the president’s ego. But this is not the greatest danger of rolling out the red carpet nowTwo and a half years after Theresa May rushed to become the first world leader to meet the newly inaugurated President Tru...
2019-06-02 22:45

The eagle has landed: what to look out for during Donald Trump's UK state visit With London turning out to welcome (or excoriate) the US President, Philip Delves Broughton looks at the cast list, from real royalty to Donald Jr, as two tribes go for tea...
2019-06-03 16:30

Tourists flock to visit Chernobyl after HBO airs its popular series Tourists have flocked to Chernobyl, Ukraine to see the disaster zone and nuclear power plant depicted in HBOs new series "Chernobyl."        ...
2019-06-12 02:45

PM Modi Is The First World leader To Visit Sri Lanka After Easter Blasts Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Sri Lanka on his way back to India from Maldives where he was on his first overseas trip after getting elected as Prime Minister for a second term. PM Modi is......
2019-06-09 09:00

Iran won’t talk missiles, only nuke deal as officials visit TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry says nothing else but the country’s landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers will be discussed during high-stakes diplomacy meetings in Tehran this week. Iranian state television quotes spok...
2019-06-10 11:00

Trump’s Visit Is a Reminder That Europe Is Being Bullied by America — And It Is Working As President Trump landed in the U.K. on June 3 for a visit that also includes Ireland and France, we have yet another opportunity to reflect on the health of the transatlantic relationship. The situation is considerably different from July last year...
2019-06-03 16:15

Donald Trump meets the Queen at start of UK state visit US president expected to pose diplomatic challenges for his royal and political hostsFollow all the latest on Trump’s visit with our live blogDonald Trump breezed into Buckingham Palace onboard Marine One on Monday morning, as Tory leadership contend...
2019-06-03 18:45

Protest and pageantry: Donald Trump's state visit, day one – in pictures The red carpet has been rolled out for the US president’s three-day state visit. He landed at Stansted airport and headed to Buckingham Palace for an official welcome and a day of engagements culminating in a state banquet Continue reading......
2019-06-04 04:15

Rajnath Singh To Visit Siachen Tomorrow, His First As Defence Minister As Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh's first visit outside the national capital would be to the Siachen Glacier -- the world's highest battlefield - to review the security situation along the borders......
2019-06-02 12:45

"El Chapo" mother, sisters get US visas to visit drug lord The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City has granted the mother of convicted drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman a visa so she can visit her son in prison....
2019-06-01 20:45

Trump's Japan visit: Shinzo Abe's calculated pampering of a president Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to indulge US President Donald Trump with lavish gestures of friendship in order to avoid concessions on trade issues. The strategy could work. Martin Fritz reports from Tokyo....
2019-05-25 09:15

After PM Modi's Visit, Chardham Shrines To Get Uninterrupted Power Supply After Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pilgrimage to Badrinath and Kedarnath, the Uttarakhand government has decided to provide uninterrupted power supply to all the four highly revered Chardham......
2019-05-29 21:30

Uddhav Thackeray, 18 Sena Lawmakers To Visit Ayodhya Today Ahead of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's visit on Sunday to offer prayers at the makeshift Ram Lalla temple, his party leader Sanjay Raut said the Ram temple will be constructed under the......
2019-06-16 03:30

In Sri Lanka, PM Makes Unscheduled Visit To Church Hit By Easter Bombing Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Sri Lanka this morning, made an unscheduled visit to a Catholic church that was bombed during the Easter suicide attacks in April....
2019-06-09 13:30

Trump lands in Britain for pomp-filled state visit President Donald Trump landed in Britain Monday for a three-day, pomp-filled official state visit during which he will dine with the Queen and travel to France for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Normandy....
2019-06-03 11:45

Xi Jinping’s Visit to Russia Accents Ties in Face of Tensions with U.S. Russia’s relations with China have improved gradually since 2014, when President Vladimir V. Putin announced a pivot to Asia after the Crimea crisis....
2019-06-05 15:30

Trump and Merkel discussed Libya, West Africa during UK visit U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the situation in Libya and West Africa during a meeting in Britain on Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said....
2019-06-05 17:30

Opinion: Trump's London visit was celebration lacking an occasion The US first family likely enjoyed their fancy trip to the palace, hosted by Queen Elizabeth II. Trump got to share his tuppence worth, but for what? Even the monarch's veiled hints fell on deaf ears, says Bernd Riegert....
2019-06-05 08:15

Department of Homeland Security members visit Southwest border BISBEE, Ariz. – A roundtable discussion was this week, bringing together law enforcement representatives from various national organization to get an overview of different challenges and issues faced by border sheriffs. The Department of Homeland Sec...
2019-06-05 07:15

Priyanka Gandhi To Visit UP For First Time After Congress' Poll Debacle Congress general secretary and party's in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will visit Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday for the first time after facing massive defeat in the recently......
2019-06-10 06:30

Small bear tranquilized, removed after Missouri school visit EUREKA, Mo. (AP) — A small bear is back in the woods after a visit to a Catholic school in suburban St. Louis. School is out for the summer at Most Sacred Heart Parish in Eureka, so the kids missed all of the excitement Tuesday when the bear arrived ...
2019-05-29 16:45

Trump's U.K. visit: What you need to know, from royal ceremony to protests in London While the queen has met 11 of 12 sitting U.S. presidents, only two have made state visits to Britain: George W. Bush in 2003 and Barack Obama in 2011.        ...
2019-06-03 10:45

‘Downton Abbey’ trailer has fans buzzing over royal visit The royals are coming! The US and UK trailers for the film adaption of the hit TV series “Downton Abbey” dropped Tuesday and have already raked in more than 1.4 million views. Both teasers for the film, set in 1927, feature the Crawley fa...
2019-05-23 00:01

Iran won't talk missiles, only nuke deal as officials visit Iran's Foreign Ministry says nothing else but the country's landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers will be discussed during high-stakes diplomacy meetings in Tehran this week....
2019-06-10 11:00

PM Modi Lands In Sri Lanka After Maldives Visit: Live Updates Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Sri Lanka after visiting the Maldives where he is on his first overseas visit after assuming office for a second term. PM Modi will be received by his Sri......
2019-06-09 09:00

The U.K. Jeers and Cheers President Donald Trump As State Visit Begins U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived in London Monday for their first official state visit to the U.K, as protestors prepared to give the presidential party a rude welcome. On Monday, the Trump and his wife Melania had a p...
2019-06-03 17:15

Trump begins UK visit meeting Queen, sparring with London mayor President Trump mixed high-level diplomacy with schoolyard taunts as he arrived early Monday morning at Buckingham Palace as part of a packed overseas agenda that includes an audience with Queen Elizabeth II and D-Day commemoration ceremonies....
2019-06-03 13:45

Afghan Taliban delegation to visit Moscow as peace push grows A Taliban delegation led by the movement's chief negotiator will visit Moscow this week to attend a ceremony expected to be followed by informal talks with senior Afghan politicians on the peace process, officials said on Monday....
2019-05-27 17:45

President Trump Says Whoever Ordered USS John McCain Hidden During His Visit Was ‘Well-Meaning’ President Donald Trump seemed to confirm reports that the White House asked the U.S. Navy to hide the USS John S. McCain during Trump’s trip to military base in Japan earlier this week. The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that an offici...
2019-05-30 18:15

NASA will let tourists visit the International Space Station starting in 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station from 2020 – at an estimated cost of more than $50 million (£39 million) per trip....
2019-06-07 23:15

Trump is a 'global threat,' says Mayor of London, ahead of US President's visit Long-time Trump critic and London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called the US President "one of the most egregious examples of a growing global threat," in an explosive newspaper article published just hours before Trump's first state visit to the UK....
2019-06-03 06:15

Putin To Visit Pope In July, Likely To Pave Way For Papal Trip To Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Pope Francis next month, the Vatican said on Thursday, an encounter that could help pave the way for an historic papal trip to Russia....
2019-06-06 14:45

The U.K. Prepares to Jeer and Cheer President Donald Trump During State Visit When U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump travel through central London to Buckingham Palace on Monday, they will be greeted by more than one hundred thousand protestors, activists say. Trump arrives in London on Monday for his fi...
2019-06-02 23:15

| On eve of UK visit, Trump denies his taped remark about 'nasty' Meghan Markle US President Donald Trump denied on Sunday that he had called Meghan Markle "nasty" just days before heading to Britain to be hosted, and lavishly feted, by other members of the royal family....
2019-06-02 23:30

Trump State Visit to U.K. Faces Turbulence Amid Brexit Chaos When the American president arrives in London on Monday, it’s not clear how much more he can shake up a country that is already roiled by the Brexit debacle....
2019-06-02 15:30

Donald Trump wades into UK's Brexit crisis as he arrives for state visit U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Britain on Monday for a state visit, with his interventions on Brexit, outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May's successor and a row over China's Huawei set to overshadow the pomp and a banquet with Queen Elizabeth....
2019-06-03 10:15

The story behind 'Average Man vs Zoncolan' - Eurosport's visit to the Giro's steepest climb "Eurosport sent reporter Tom Bennett to take on the mighty Zoncolan - one of the steepest climbs in Europe. How would this distinctly average man fare against the brutal gradient of the Giro d\u0027Italia\u0027s toughest challenge?"...
2019-06-01 17:15

Trump vows 'phenomenal' post-Brexit trade deal during UK visit Both President Trump and Prime Minister May said they are committed to securing a strong trade deal after Brexit. Mass protests against the president's visit also took place, though Trump dismissed them as "very small."...
2019-06-04 22:45

Trump will visit tiny Irish town Doonbeg, home of his golf course President Trump is expected to get a hearty Irish welcome Wednesday when he arrives in Doonbeg — a tiny coastal town that credits him with job creation and an economic boom. The one-street village, population 200, has been home to Trump International...
2019-06-04 20:30

Health officials tell parents to review reports and visit daycares before enrollment TUCSON – State health officials say parents should check public inspection reports and visit facilities before enrolling their children in daycare. Generally, if a person is paid to care for 4 or more children, they need a license from the Arizona De...
2019-05-30 08:45

Thousands of people protest against Donald Trump's state visit – video Trafalgar Square in central London became the focal point for tens of thousands of anti-Trump protesters on Tuesday. The US president dismissed the demonstrations as 'fake news', saying they were very small, while claiming thousands had lined the str...
2019-06-05 00:15

See Every Photo From President Donald Trump's London Visit With the Royal Family President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are putting their best foot forward during their U.K. visit. From a meet-and-greet with Queen Elizabeth II to dining with the royal......
2019-06-05 00:15

Trump touts trade deal with Britain in visit marked by protests U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday urged British Prime Minister Theresa May not to resign so they can get a trade deal done while crowds of protesters and a 20-foot baby Trump blimp took over central London....
2019-06-05 00:45

British royal family to play a big role in Trump's upcoming visit to the UK The president's previous trip to the U.K. in 2018 featured just one event with Queen Elizabeth II. This time around, members of the royal family will participate in nine separate events with members of the Trump family....
2019-05-27 23:45

Stephen Colbert on Trump's visit to Britain: 'America was 239lb smarter' Late night hosts focused on president’s antics in London, his sartorial choices and the anti-Trump protestsLate-night hosts focused on the second day of Trump’s UK visit and the growing protests against him. Continue reading......
2019-06-05 22:30

Trump baby blimp flies again in London with thousands set to protest UK visit A 20-foot-tall blimp depicting President Donald Trump as a baby was raised Tuesday morning in London, with thousands expected to protest against the U.S. president's state visit to the U.K....
2019-06-04 12:45

Rahul Gandhi To Visit Wayanad In First Week Of June: Congress Leader Congress President Rahul Gandhi would visit Wayanad in the first week of June to thank the electorate for his record breaking win from this Lok Sabha seat in Kerala, said a Congress leader on Monday....
2019-05-27 16:00

| Donald Trump in the UK: A state visit offered in haste and regretted at leisure US President Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK was offered with exceptional speed, from a position of weakness. But greater than the usual preoccupation with the “special” relationship is the question of whether there is now even a settled relatio...
2019-06-04 19:45

See Why Natalie, Joel & Stephanie Halcro Get Choked Up During a Visit to Their Mom's Childhood Home It's a blast from the past for the Halcro siblings! Natalie Halcro, Joel Halcro and Stephanie Halcro return to their grandparents' old house for the first time since childhood in......
2019-05-30 22:15

Donald Trump Meets Queen Elizabeth At Start Of UK State Visit Britain rolled out the royal red carpet for Donald Trump on Monday but the pomp, pageantry and banquet with Queen Elizabeth looked set to be overshadowed by the U.S. President's views on Brexit, the......
2019-06-03 20:30

White House wanted USS John McCain 'out of sight' for Trump visit The White House wanted the US Navy to keep a warship named after late senator John McCain "out of sight" ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan, according to media reports....
2019-05-30 16:45

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 lavished with royal pomp and pageantry on state visit to UK Donald Trump and Queen Elizabeth hailed the bonds between the United States and the United Kingdom on Monday after the U.S. president was feted with a day of pomp designed to bolster an alliance strained by discord over Brexit and China....
2019-06-04 04:30

Pence and Trudeau talk trade, China, abortion during Canada visit The vice president expressed optimism for the North American trade deal and tried to put a more positive spin on U.S.-Canada ties, which have soured under President Trump....
2019-05-31 03:15

Trump meets Japanese emperor on state visit overshadowed by trade U.S. President Donald Trump met new Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako on Monday in the ceremonial highlight of a state visit overshadowed by trade tensions between the two allies....
2019-05-27 03:15

Trump celebrates 'progress' in trade negotiations during eventful Japan visit President Trump is celebrating a busy trip to Japan, where he says he is making headway on a trade deal, in addition to taking in the culture by presenting a new sumo championship....
2019-05-27 03:30

Australian PM to visit Solomon Islands as it eyes switch to One China policy Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit the Solomon Islands next week, two sources familiar with the plans said on Monday, as Western nations seek to rein in China's influence on the tiny Pacific island....
2019-05-27 04:45

After Priyanka Visit, Congress Meet Today At Rahul Gandhi's: 10 Points Amid Congress attempts to persuade Rahul Gandhi to continue as party president after its national election rout, his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his deputy......
2019-05-28 10:45

State Department says senior UN official’s visit to China 'highly inappropriate' The State Department criticized an upcoming visit of the UN’s counter-terrorism Czar to China as, “Highly inappropriate,” after it was revealed the official was going to a province that has witnessed persecution of ethnic Muslims for their religious ...
2019-06-15 20:30

Chinese Delegation Meets Foreign Minister, Gandhis During India Visit A Chinese delegation headed by a Communist Party politburo member met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to discuss bilateral and economic ties between India and China on Thursday. They later paid......
2019-06-07 00:45

Xi Jinping Flexes China's Trade Muscle With Visit to Rare-Earths Hub By touring a region of China that calls itself a rare-earths kingdom, Chinese President Xi Jinping pinpointed a source of leverage his government has over high-technology industries critical to the U.S. economy....
2019-05-21 16:30

Selena Gomez Spreads Love During Surprise Children's Hospital Visit Selena Gomez continues to look good, feel good and do good. The 26-year-old star is using her celebrity-status for a great cause. On Friday, the "Fetish" singer visited patients......
2019-06-08 00:30

Rahul Gandhi's Visit To Wayanad Begins Today, Day Before PM's Kerala Trip Congress president Rahul Gandhi will begin his three-day visit to his constituency of Wayanad in Kerala today. This is his first trip to the hill town since he won the national election from there and......
2019-06-07 08:15

PM Modi Visits Kerala's Guruvayoor Temple Ahead Of His Visit To Maldives Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a brief stop in Kerala today, on his way to the Maldives, which is his first international visit since becoming prime minister for his second term. PM Modi, who......
2019-06-08 06:30

Ahead Of India Visit, Mike Pompeo's Spin On BJP's Election Slogan US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, scheduled to visit India this month, has put his own spin on the popular BJP election slogan--"Modi hai toh Mumkin hai."...
2019-06-13 04:01

Ahead Of Visit, Mike Pompeo Says Ties With India "Incredibly Important" US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that his visit to New Delhi this month will be focused on advancing the "incredibly important" ties with India which is a significant part of President......
2019-06-11 08:30

Bihar Encephalitis Deaths Reach 73, Minister To Visit Tomorrow: 10 Points Acute Encephalitis Syndrome has claimed the lives of 6 more children in Bihar as the state grapples with the deadly disease. The number of deaths in Muzaffarpur now stands at 73. Union Health Minister......
2019-06-15 19:15

As Fed seeks policy advice, officials visit a struggling New Jersey city Two top Federal Reserve officials went to Camden, New Jersey, on Friday, taking a different reading of the pulse of the U.S. economy by visiting what is by one measure the country's lowest-income city, as the central bank seeks advice on how to do a ...
2019-05-21 14:45

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as trade tensions loom U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday on a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo even as trade tensions loom....
2019-05-25 15:15

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

Will & Kate visit farm country, try their hands at shearing squirming sheep The royal Cambridge couple spent a day in British farm country, visiting a sheep farm and trying their hands at shearing some squirmy sheep.        ...
2019-06-12 06:30

China's Xi Jinping Ready To Visit India This Year After PM Modi's Invite Chinese president Xi Jinping has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to visit India later this year for an informal summit, the foreign ministry said today....
2019-06-13 15:15

Queen Elizabeth greets Trump with a handshake; Prince Harry and Ivanka visit As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
2019-06-03 17:15

Trump, Queen Elizabeth exchange gifts during state visit: Here's a look at the meaningful presents On the first day of their trip to the U.K. Monday, President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump took part in an official gift exchange with Queen Elizabeth, following the tradition of state visits....
2019-06-04 22:30

Duchess Camilla Parker Bowles goes viral after winking to cameras during Trump's visit Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles became a viral sensation on Monday after she was seen offering a wink to the cameras as she and Prince Charles greeted President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump during their state visit in the United Kingd...
2019-06-04 02:15

Navy acknowledges request was made to hide USS John S. McCain during Trump visit The U.S. Navy has acknowledged that a request was made to hide the USS John S. McCain during President Donald Trump’s recent state visit to Japan. “A request was made to the U.S. Navy to minimize the visibility of USS John S. McCain, howe...
2019-06-02 00:30

London Mayor Compares Trump to European Dictators in Scathing Op-Ed About the President’s U.K. Visit Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, rebuked the United Kingdom’s efforts to welcome President Donald Trump for his three-day state visit to the European nation that begins Monday. In an 841-word opinion piece published by The Guardian on Saturday,...
2019-06-02 23:15

Australian PM to visit Solomon Islands as Pacific nation eyes ties to China Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit the Solomon Islands next week, he said on Monday, as Western nations seek to rein in China's influence on the tiny Pacific island. With the United States and its allies keen to ensure China does ...
2019-05-27 08:15

Crawleys await royal visit in 'Downton Abbey' movie, trailer shows "Downton Abbey" fans got a glimpse on Tuesday of the television period drama's upcoming movie adaptation, with a new trailer showing the central Crawley family preparing for a royal visit to their sprawling countryside home....
2019-05-22 02:15

Trump to visit Ireland during Europe trip in early June: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, will visit Ireland during their upcoming trip to Britain and France, and plan to meet Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on June 5, the White House said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 02:45

Ahead Of UK Visit, Trump Denies Taped Remark About "Nasty" Meghan Markle US President Donald Trump denied on Sunday that he had called Meghan Markle "nasty" just days before heading to Britain to be hosted, and lavishly feted, by other members of the royal family....
2019-06-02 22:30

Jagan Reddy Receives PM Modi On His Visit To Andhra Temple Town Tirupati Prime Minister Narendra Modi today evening arrived in the temple town of Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh to offer prayers to Lord Venkateswara, atop the sacred Tirumala Hills....
2019-06-09 18:45

An absolute state of a visit: what the Trump and Windsor snapshots tell us | Hannah Jane Parkinson Big hats! Flight attendant chic! Fist-bumping the Queen! Let’s take a look at what’s happened so far ...Roll up, roll up! The freakshow is back in town. Which rather loses its impact when our own freakshow has not left town for the past three years, ...
2019-06-03 20:45

Navy confirms request to ‘minimize’ USS John McCain during Trump visit to Japan The Navy on Saturday confirmed that a request was made to “minimize the visibility” of the U.S.S. John McCain during President Trump’s recent visit to Japan -- but that it remained in a “normal configuration” during the visit....
2019-06-01 19:45

Navy: Request made to hide USS John McCain during Donald Trump visit The U.S. has acknowledged a request was made to reduce the visibility of the USS John S. McCain during President Donald Trump's visit last weeke to Japan, but said the ship remained in its normal configuration...
2019-06-01 19:15

10 Downing Street’s Larry the Cat Disrupts President Trump’s U.K. Visit by Sitting Under His Limo “Chief Mouser” Larry the Cat briefly stole the show during President Donald Trump’s visit to the U.K. Tuesday, after deciding to rest under the President’s limo. Larry, a famous cat who lives around 10 Downing Street, the offi...
2019-06-05 02:30

‘We’re making a stand’: banner brigade prepares blunt message for Trump visit Campaigners were happy to give up a glorious sunny day to staple placards for this week’s big demonstration in LondonBy 2pm they were operating at full capacity, churning out 200 anti-Trump placards an hour. Here, in a ground-floor office in south Lo...
2019-06-02 01:15

Mukhtar Naqvi Slams Asaduddin Owaisi Over Muslims Can Visit Mosques Remark BJP ministers Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Giriraj Singh criticise AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi for comments about Muslims visiting mosques as freely as Prime Minister Narendra Modi did temples...
2019-06-01 12:15

Trump arrives in Japan, kicking off 4-day state visit with trade talks at its center President Trump and first lady Melania Trump landed in Japan on Saturday, kicking off a highly anticipated state visit -- with the president to become the first foreign leader to meet Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito....
2019-05-25 20:15

UPDATE 1-Vedanta says execs unable to visit KCM Zambia operation, engage with management Global mining conglomerate Vedanta said on Friday its executives were unable to visit its Zambian Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) operation and engage with local management in a setback to efforts to ease tensions amid a legal battle with Zambia....
2019-05-31 13:45

President Trump Opened His State Visit to Japan by Needling the Japanese on Trade (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Japan on Saturday by needling the country over its trade imbalance with the United States. “Maybe that’s why you like me so much,” he joshed. Trump also promoted the U.S...
2019-05-25 16:15

NASA makes final plans for its 2022 mission to visit an all-metal asteroid In less than a decade, we might finally be able to unravel the mysteries surrounding Psyche, an asteroid that's believed to be composed mostly of iron and nickel. NASA is gearing up to explore the metallic asteroid, giving the Psyche mission the...
2019-06-12 19:45

White House wanted USS John S. McCain obscured during Trump’s Japan visit The destroyer’s name was covered with a tarp at the request of White House officials who did not want the president to be upset during the Memorial Day stop....
2019-05-30 18:45

Queen Elizabeth greets Donald Trump with a handshake at start of State Visit As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
2019-06-03 15:15

Trump's U.K. state visit turns from pomp and pageantry to foreign policy President Trump is spending three days in Britain celebrating the 'special relationship' between Britain and the United States.        ...
2019-06-04 09:45

Melania, Donald Trump pay unannounced visit to Arlington Cemetery ahead of Memorial Day President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump paid their respects to fallen American troops during an unannounced visit to Arlington National Cemetery ahead of Memorial Day....
2019-05-24 03:30

Trump kicks off UK visit by bashing London mayor again: ‘He is a stone cold loser’ President Donald Trump continued bashing London Mayor Sadiq Khan Monday morning, calling him a “stone cold loser” and saying he’s been “foolishly nasty” to him prior to his visit. Trump started his attacks Sunday night a...
2019-06-03 13:45

U.S. Ambassador Urges China to Meet With Dalai Lama in Rare Visit to Tibet (BEIJING) — The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week, the U.S. Embassy said Saturday. Terry Bransta...
2019-05-25 16:15

President Trump Backs Boris Johnson in U.K. Leadership Race Before State Visit Donald Trump weighed into Britain’s domestic political turmoil by backing the pro-Brexit Boris Johnson to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, in a breach of convention on the eve of the president’s state visit to the U.K. Trump insiste...
2019-06-01 20:45

British protesters inflate snarling orange 'Trump baby' blimp ahead of visit British protesters inflated a blimp depicting Donald Trump as a snarling, nappy-wearing orange baby on Wednesday, a trial run ahead of a planned flight during the U.S. president's state visit to Britain next month....
2019-05-23 01:00

Trump doubles down on backing Boris Johnson as next British prime minister ahead of UK visit President Trump, in an interview published Saturday, doubled down on his backing of former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May -- saying the blustery Brexiteer would do “an excellent job.”...
2019-06-01 19:45

Ultra-nationalist Jews' visit stokes Palestinian anger at Jerusalem holy site Hundreds of ultra-nationalist Jews guarded by riot police streamed their way into the Jerusalem compound revered both in Judaism and Islam on Sunday, resulting in violence between police and outraged Muslim worshippers....
2019-06-02 16:45

British Protesters Inflate Orange "Trump Baby" Blimp Ahead Of State Visit British protesters inflated a blimp depicting Donald Trump as a snarling, nappy-wearing orange baby on Wednesday, a trial run ahead of a planned flight during the US president's state visit to Britain......
2019-05-23 10:45

Tom Holland’s Visit Made Disney Theme Parks Fun, Even For People Who Weren’t Going to Galaxy’s Edge Disney’s crowning attraction right now is Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the sprawling Star Wars theme park experience. But for some fans, even the non-Star Wars parks had some novel excitement thanks to unendingly delightful Spider-Man actor Tom Holland....
2019-06-09 06:15

Star Wars land opens: What to do and how to visit Galaxy’s Edge, Disney’s largest expansion ever Disney’s new “Star Wars”-themed land will blow your mind into a galaxy far, far away. Galaxy’s Edge goes live at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., on Friday, May 31. The salivating fans lining up for hours on end to fly the Mille...
2019-05-31 03:30

Kate and Wills visit Cumbrian countryside where they shear sheep... and talk Brexit with farmers William and Kate went on a tour of Cumbria today where they were greeted by hundreds of adoring fans, took part in sheep shearing and had a passionate discussion about Brexit with a group of farmers....
2019-06-11 23:15

White House asked USS John McCain be ‘out of sight’ for Trump’s Japan visit: report The White House requested that a warship named after the late Senator John McCain be moved “out of sight” during President Trump’s state visit to Japan, a report said on Wednesday. The instructions that “USS John McCain needs ...
2019-05-30 04:45

The eerie 'black hole' clouds that loomed over London during Trump's visit are extremely rare Shutterstock An ominous, dark cloud hung over London during President Trump's visit with the Queen. Londoners were initially perplexed, but it turns out someone identified the clouds as a rare cloud formation that was only officially recognized in 2...
2019-06-06 03:30

Sean Hannity: Mainstream media 'smear machine' in full gear for Trump's UK visit Sean Hannity took on the mainstream media Wednesday night, arguing that President Trump has exposed most of the press as an "extension of the Democratic Party." ...
2019-06-06 14:15

Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud: White House visit was honor he couldn't refuse "He was very knowledgeable about racing. He knew all about Indianapolis," Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud said of President Trump.       ...
2019-06-12 07:00

Donald Trump kicks off British visit with tweet against London mayor: ‘He is a stone cold loser’ U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Britain for a largely ceremonial visit meant to strengthen ties between the two nations, but the trip was immediately at risk of being overshadowed by Brexit turmoil and a political feud with London's mayor....
2019-06-03 19:45

Trump concludes Tokyo visit as Japanese trade official plays down August deal chances U.S. President Donald Trump concluded his four-day visit to Tokyo on Tuesday amid confusion about whether a trade deal with Japan could come in August....
2019-05-28 12:15

Group trolls Trump during UK visit by projecting Obama approval ratings, U.S.S. John McCain hat on landmarks An activist group is attempting to get under President Donald Trump's skin during his state visit to the United Kingdom with some strategically posted images on London's biggest landmarks....
2019-06-04 02:15

In First Official Visit, Irish Prime Minister Declines to Meet With Trump on a Golf Course Owned by the President (SHANNON, Ireland) — For the backdrop to his first official visit to Ireland, President Donald Trump wanted to promote his golf course on the nation’s rocky west coast. The Irish government countered with the grand staging of an ancient c...
2019-06-06 03:00

London Mayor Sadiq Khan compares Trump to 20th century fascists ahead of UK visit London Mayor Sadiq Khan compared President Donald Trump to the fascists who roiled Europe in the 20th century in an opinion article published ahead of the U.S. president's state visit to the United Kingdom that begins Monday....
2019-06-03 02:30

The White House Paid an Irish Funeral Home $1 Million to Rent Limos for Trump’s Visit, Report Says The Trump administration reportedly paid an Irish funeral home almost $1 million to rent four limousines during the President’s two-day trip to Ireland this week. The $935,033 total was paid in four installments to a family-owned business calle...
2019-06-06 09:30

Donald Trump's state visit to the UK: Meghan to miss out on welcoming US president as details of trip revealed Donald Trump will be welcomed by the Queen and the royal family during his state visit but new mother the Duchess of Sussex will be missing, Buckingham Palace has announced....
2019-05-25 11:30

Donald Trump UK visit: Hundreds of thousands set to protest on second day of president's trip as he and Theresa May hold talks Protesters are set to hit the streets of London in their thousands on the second day of Donald Trump's state visit as he prepares to hold talks with Theresa May....
2019-06-04 08:45

Ex-BT chief Patterson gives up £500,000 bonus The former chief executive of BT Group has waived half of his £1m annual bonus for his final year at the helm amid a fresh escalation of shareholder hostility towards multimillion pound pay deals at blue-chip companies....
2019-05-23 01:15

Duchess Meghan attends Trooping the Colour after skipping Trump visit, Prince Louis makes balcony debut Just a month after giving birth to her first child, Duchess Meghan stepped out to celebrate the Trooping the Colour parade.        ...
2019-06-09 03:00

Pelosi is so 'done' with Trump, the 'diverter in chief' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday she's "done" with talking about President Donald Trump and called him the "diverter in chief," saying he manufactured controversies to distract attention from more important issues....
2019-06-12 01:45

Karambir Singh Is The New Navy Chief. Know All About Him Karambir Singh is the first helicopter pilot to become chief of Naval Staff. With a career spanning over 37 years, Karambir Singh is one of the most decorated Admirals....
2019-05-31 08:30

FAA chief has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX approval The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a specific timetable to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX for flight after two fatal crashes since October prompted the plane to be grounded worldwide....
2019-05-23 10:15

Pentagon chief: Iran not just a US problem In response to attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iran is not just a U.S. problem. He said the U.S. goal is to "build international consensus to this international problem." (Jun...
2019-06-15 05:45

FAA chief Dan Elwell: It could take a year for Boeing 737 Max to fly again The head of the Federal Aviation Administration says there's no timetable to get Boeing's 737 Max fleet back into U.S. skies -- even if it takes a year....
2019-05-24 21:45

The Marathon Continues: T.I., Charlamagne tha God Visit Capitol Hill to Discuss Nipsey Hussle-Backed Plan to Put Money Into Black Communities Shortly before he was gunned down in front of the clothing store he owned in South Los Angeles in March, rapper, activist and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle had plans to meet with lawmakers to discuss an idea he had to help funnel investment dollars in h...
2019-05-25 07:30

Ladbrokes owner hit by pay revolt despite chief’s pay cut Ladbrokes' owner will on Wednesday be hit by one of the year's biggest investor revolts despite its chief executive volunteering an eleventh-hour pay cut in a bid to placate the City....
2019-06-04 22:45

Jagan Reddy Becomes The Only Chief Minister To Get 5 Deputies In One Go Jagan Mohan Reddy, who took power in Andhra Pradesh last week, will have a record five Deputy Chief Ministers. The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister told his party lawmakers in a meeting this morning that......
2019-06-07 13:15

Mexico official says former Pemex chief was sanctioned MEXICO CITY (AP) — The head of Mexico’s financial intelligence unit says that a former executive at the state-owned oil company who was sanctioned this week by the comptroller’s office is Pemex’s former director Emilio Lozoya. Santi...
2019-05-23 17:15

UN chief calls for arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air are fueling the current fighting in the oil-rich country....
2019-06-11 00:45

Junta chief elected Prime Minister The former head of Thailand's military junta has been formally elected as the country's next prime minister by members of the lower and upper houses of Parliament, consolidating the military's grip on power following national elections in March....
2019-06-06 10:30

Nasdaq Chief Testifies in ETF Theft Lawsuit Nasdaq’s chief executive, Adena Friedman, appeared in court as part of a lawsuit by the exchange against a former business partner that it contends stole more than $1 billion in exchange-traded funds....
2019-05-23 18:15

"Lord Ram's Work Will Be Done," Says RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Days after the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) scripted a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat said that "Ram ka kaam karna hai, Ram......
2019-05-27 16:00

Bristol R&D Chief to Leave After Celgene Acquisition Bristol-Myers Squibb’s research-and-development chief will leave the company later this year after the drugmaker completes its $74 billion acquisition of rival Celgene....
2019-06-05 16:30

Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality – Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund is urging countries to protect spending on health, education and vulnerable groups amid growing concern among its members about...
2019-06-15 19:45

Uber COO, marketing chief step down - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina are leaving the company, Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said in an internal memo seen by Reuters....
2019-06-07 23:30

Will See How To Ensure An-32 Crash Does Not Happen Again: Air Force Chief The Indian Air Force will investigate the cause of the recent crash of a transport aircraft in Arunachal Pradesh and ensure such accidents do not happen again, Indian Air Force (IAF) chief BS Dhanoa......
2019-06-15 16:00

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a military clash....
2019-05-21 17:30

EPA chief rips media: ‘Reporters are lazy’ President Trump’s EPA chief is stepping up his campaign against what he sees as media bias skewed to disparage him and his agency, ripping online media as unreliable and reporters as “lazy.”...
2019-06-07 19:15

US Stance On Iran ''Deterrence, Not About War'': Pentagon Chief The US defence chief said President Donald Trump's administration was seeking to deter Iran but not start a war, after he briefed members of Congress....
2019-05-22 11:45

GVC cancels chief's pay rise as revolt looms The embattled boss of Ladbrokes' owner has agreed to reverse a six-figure pay rise in a desperate bid to head off an investor revolt at next month's AGM....
2019-05-29 20:15

Former UN chief says risks of nuclear conflict ‘are higher’ UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Former U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon says the risks of nuclear conflict “are higher than they have been in several decades” and it’s past time for the five nuclear powers to take steps toward disarmament. ...
2019-06-12 22:15

Ohio Chief: No fatalities but search still ongoing First responders are relieved at the apparent zero fatalities and minor injuries after a series of apparent tornadoes tore across Indiana and Ohio overnight. Harrison Township Fire Chief Mark Lynch says much of the work is still ahead of them. (May 2...
2019-05-29 00:15

Algeria's army chief says he has no political ambitions Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday he had no political ambitions in response to democracy activists who say that he intends to copy the authoritarian model of Egypt....
2019-05-22 16:45

EU chief: Brexit a 'vaccine' against 'fake news' Brexit has acted as a warning against leaving the European Union and was a "vaccine against anti-EU propaganda and fake news", according to European Council President Donald Tusk....
2019-05-29 08:30

U.N. chief condemns violence against civilians in Sudan U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemns violence and reports of excessive use of force by Sudanese security personnel on civilians, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement on Monday....
2019-06-03 20:30

Avis Budget Chief Executive to Depart Avis Budget is searching for a new leader after its chief executive said he would leave the rental-car company, which is adapting to dramatic shifts in the transportation sector....
2019-05-28 15:15

FAA Acting Chief Won't Predict When 737 MAX Will Return to Flight Acting Federal Aviation Administration chief Daniel Elwell appeared to undermine industry expectations that Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX jets would be heading toward a smooth and predictable return to the skies....
2019-05-23 03:45

Bustle raids Elle for new editor-in-chief Bustle Digital Group, where longtime editor-in-chief Kate Ward resigned mid-April, has raided Hearst-owned Elle for its newest EIC, Emma Rosenblum. She was the No. 2 editor under Nina Garcia on the fashion title. Bustle CEO Bryan Goldberg — who had p...
2019-06-05 06:15

"Don't Want To Continue As Chief Minister," Says Mamata Banerjee Mamata Banerjee, speaking to the media for the first time since the results of the national election, has said that she "does not want to continue as the chief minister" of West Bengal. "The party......
2019-05-25 19:15

Former UN chief says risks of nuclear conflict 'are higher' Former U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon says the risks of nuclear conflict "are higher than they have been in several decades" and it's past time for the five nuclear powers to take steps toward disarmament....
2019-06-13 07:15

Won't Beg India For Resumption Of Bilateral Ties, Says PCB Chief India and Pakistan have not played any bilateral series since January 2013. Both the teams have, however, met several times in the multilateral events....
2019-06-14 09:00

Esquire editor-in-chief Jay Fielden to step down Esquire editor-in-chief Jay Fielden told staffers on Thursday that he is exiting the venerable but struggling men’s title at the end of June, the latest high-level departure at Hearst Magazines. No replacement was named, but one inside candidate is r...
2019-05-23 16:30

San Francisco police chief ‘sorry’ for raid on journalist SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s police chief is apologizing for raiding a freelance journalist’s home and office to find out who leaked a police report into the unexpected death of the city’s former public defender. Chief Willi...
2019-05-25 03:30

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan crisis, the opening of the annual Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the UN Security Council's condemn...
2019-05-21 16:15

Man Arrested For Cheating Ex-Chief Justice Sent To 2-Day Police Custody A man arrested for allegedly duping former Chief Justice of India RM Lodha of Rs 1 lakh, by hacking his colleague's e-mail account, was sent to two-day police custody by a Delhi court on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 16:00

Autonomous weapons that kill must be banned, insists UN chief UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead with their work to restrict the development of lethal autonomous weapons systems, or LAWS, as they are also known....
2019-05-21 14:38

The Latest: Chief: 'Signs of homicidal violence' in death The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detectives are investigating the death of a transgender woman after her body was pulled from a lake in the North Texas o...
2019-06-04 06:15

French prosecutors lay out allegations against former IAAF chief Diack French prosecutors have described a web of corruption once rife in world athletics, including bribes paid to cover up athletes' positive drugs tests, in an indictment recommending that Lamine Diack, the Senegalese former head of the IAAF, and his son...
2019-05-21 18:45

New HSBC finance chief dumps Goldman as broker Europe's biggest lender is calling time on its corporate broking relationship with Goldman Sachs a decade after the Wall Street bank orchestrated one of the biggest capital-raisings undertaken by a financial institution during the financial crisis....
2019-06-03 14:30

US-China trade war unlikely to end soon, ex-Chinese central bank chief says The deadlock over trade between the U.S. and China is unlikely to end during next month's G20 summit in Japan, with a former Chinese central bank chief blaming President Trump for the lack of breakthrough....
2019-05-31 11:30

The narrator in chief: Trump opines on the 2020 Democrats — and so much more “He brings you into his narrative. You can’t resist. It’s kind of a mind trap,” says author Bret Easton Ellis. “Trump is a great unifier in some horrifying way.”...
2019-05-21 14:45

Martin Feldstein, 79, a Chief Economist Under Reagan, Dies He took a leave from Harvard to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and, as a deficit hawk, never shied from challenging his White House colleagues....
2019-06-13 01:45

Opinion: Chief US salesman strikes a deal with Poland US President Trump has received his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, with an air show over the White House. This rare honor seals Trump's latest "deal." Both sides will benefit, writes DW’s Bartosz Dudek....
2019-06-13 14:15

Chief of Merkel's junior coalition partner resigns Andreas Nahles’s resignation fuels fears Germany’s embattled government may fallThe leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s junior coalition partner, the SPD, has announced she is resigning as party chief, raising the spectre that Germany’s embattled go...
2019-06-02 13:45

World Cannot Afford Major Confrontation In The Gulf, Says UN Chief The world cannot afford a major confrontation in the Gulf, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Thursday, as the Security Council prepared to meet to discuss suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the......
2019-06-13 17:45

Ex-psychiatric hospital chief files lawsuit over firing LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky psychiatric hospital chief claims in a lawsuit she was fired without cause in March. The Courier Journal reports among the defendants in the whistleblower lawsuit filed Friday by ex-Central State Hospital dire...
2019-06-02 21:15

"Spend A Day In Kedarnath": Uttarakhand Chief Minister To PM's Critics Uttarkhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat Tuesday termed opposition criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Kedarnath visit "extremely unfortunate" and challenged the critics to spend a day......
2019-05-21 16:30

Man Arrested For "Abusive" Comment Against Chhattisgarh Chief Minister A 34-year-old man was arrested for allegedly posting an "abusive" comment against Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel on social media, police said Wednesday....
2019-06-13 04:01

Google’s chief decision scientist: Humans can fix AI’s shortcomings Google chief decision scientist Cassie Kozyrkov addresses the importance of human intervention in developing safe AI systems and allaying users' fears.Read More...
2019-06-14 19:15

Huawei is too close to Chinese government - U.S. defence chief Acting U.S. Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
2019-06-01 05:15

Mexico migration chief offers resignation to president Mexico’s immigration chief has presented his resignation as the country embarks on a crackdown on irregular migration through its territory in response to U.S. pressure...
2019-06-14 22:00

Huawei is too close to Chinese government: U.S. defense chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
2019-06-01 04:15

U.S. defense chief says China threatens Asia's stability Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan suggested on Saturday that China was responsible for a range of destabilizing activities in Asia, stirring already heightened tensions between the world's two largest economies....
2019-06-01 04:15

US won't 'tiptoe' around Chinese behaviour in Asia, says US defence chief Acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan warns stability in the region is under threat, including the South China SeaThe United States will no longer “tiptoe” around Chinese behaviour in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues rang...
2019-06-01 08:45

Former FDA chief Gottlieb: 'We struck the wrong balance' on e-cigarettes The FDA struck the wrong balance on its oversight of the e-cigarette industry, former commissioner Scott Gottlieb said Tuesday at CNBC's Healthy Returns conference....
2019-05-21 17:45

How Were Ships Operating Despite Cyclone Warning: Goa Tourism Chief The Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) has sought a report over some cruise ships operating in the Mandovi river in Panaji located close to the Arabian Sea despite a warning of rough weather......
2019-06-13 09:45

Romania's ruling party chief jailed for corruption The leader of Romania's ruling Social Democrats Liviu Dragnea began a three-and-a-half year prison sentence on Monday after the Supreme Court upheld a graft conviction one day after his party lost a European election to centrist groupings....
2019-05-27 18:00

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, U.N. arms research chief says The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" issue that the world should take more seriously....
2019-05-22 09:15

Andrew Cuomo throws MTA chief Andy Byford under the bus Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday minimized his own subways chief’s role in fixing the embattled system. When asked by WNYC’s Brian Lehrer to respond to a Gothamist report that NYC Transit president Andy Byford might quit in frustration, Cuomo downplayed ...
2019-06-05 03:45

De Blasio taps former FEMA official as new emergency chief Mayor Bill de Blasio has tapped a former official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency to head the city’s Office of Emergency Management – replacing Joseph Esposito, who was bizarrely fired in December only to show up to work the next day. Sour...
2019-06-05 03:45

Mexico: Arrest warrant issued for former Pemex chief The former CEO of state-run oil giant Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, is wanted on corruption allegations. One of Mexico's most well-known businessmen has also been arrested in connection with the case....
2019-05-29 16:15

Airline group chief: Boeing jet won’t return before August GENEVA (AP) — The global airline trade group says it expects the Boeing 737 Max jet will remain grounded at least through mid-August after two deadly crashes. The spokesman for the International Air Transport Association, Anthony Concil, said Wednesd...
2019-05-29 16:45

Acting Budget Chief Seeks Reprieve on Huawei Ban The White House’s Russell Vought is pushing for a delay in implementing key provisions of a law that restricts U.S. government’s business with Huawei Technologies, citing the burdens on U.S. companies that use Huawei technology....
2019-06-10 10:45

WH Smith chief Clarke steps down, shares fall WH Smith Plc announced the departure of Chief Executive Officer Stephen Clarke after six years in charge on Tuesday, as the British books, stationery and newspaper chain reported another double-digit rise in sales in the third quarter....
2019-05-21 17:15

Tencent chief says he's watching whether the trade war will turn into a tech war "We are also constantly watching whether the trade war will turn into a tech war," Ma said Tuesday, according to a CNBC translation of his Chinese remarks published by a locak news outlet....
2019-05-22 05:45

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commis...
2019-05-22 03:30

Trump, Fed Chief Powell Spoke by Phone on April 11 President Donald Trump, a vocal critic of the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate moves, spoke with Fed Chairman Jerome Powell by phone on April 11, according to a disclosure by the central bank....
2019-06-07 22:15

BJP Wants "At Least" 75 Seats In Haryana Assembly Polls: Chief Minister After winning all the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Haryana, the BJP is drawing up a strategy to bag at least 75 seats in the Assembly elections which is just a few months away....
2019-06-09 21:45

Trump deal with Mexico a win for 'hostage-taking': former WTO chief The migration deal imposed on Mexico this week by U.S. President Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs was a victory for "hostage-taking" over international rules, a former head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Saturday....
2019-06-08 23:45

Canada elections chief says hackers aim to keep people from voting Hackers seeking to interfere in Canada's federal election this October want to undermine trust in voting and the democratic process rather than manipulate the result, says Canada's chief electoral officer....
2019-06-06 18:30

"Was Under No Pressure": Education Panel Chief On "Hindi-Imposition" Row Eminent scientist and academician Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan today denied that his team had come under any kind of pressure while drafting the new education policy, specifically over a three-language......
2019-06-05 22:15

FAA chief says flying public will regain faith in Boeing jet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The chief of the Federal Aviation Administration says “maybe” public confidence in Boeing’s 737 Max jet is shaken after two deadly crashes, but he thinks that will eventually change. Representatives from 33 ...
2019-05-23 05:15

Walmart Hires Global Tech Chief to Vie With Amazon Walmart is hiring Suresh Kumar, a former executive from Amazon and Google, to lead global technology, creating a new senior role as the world’s biggest retailer ramps up its efforts to take on Amazon....
2019-05-28 20:01

Iran has sapped U.S. capacity for war: Revolutionary Guards chief Iran's "absolute power" in its region has sapped the capacity of arch-enemy the United States to wage war against it, the commander of its elite Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday, according to semi-official Mehr news agency....
2019-05-28 22:45

Sales chief Bigland files whistleblower suit against FCA Reid Bigland, head of U.S. sales for Fiat Chrysler and the Ram brand, claims the company has retaliated against him for cooperating with a federal investigation into the company's sales reporting practices, and slashed his pay by approximately 90 per...
2019-06-06 02:15

Naveen Patnaik Becomes Odisha Chief Minister For The 5th Time Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha, records a fifth term in office as his party, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) wins against an aggressive BJP - a former ally - which hasmade inroads into the coastal......
2019-05-24 01:15

Seven Former Congress Chief Ministers Lose Polls, Two Trailing As the Congress suffered another debacle in Lok Sabha polls, several senior leaders of the party including seven former Chief Ministers lost their contests and two were trailing with big margins....
2019-05-24 01:30

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat rising tensions with Iran....
2019-05-24 09:45

Texas’ embattled elections chief on brink of losing job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ embattled elections chief is on the brink of losing his job over wrongly questioning the U.S. citizenship of thousands of voters. Secretary of State David Whitley on Sunday was set to be forced from office unless the...
2019-05-26 22:45

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
2019-05-21 20:15

Pakistan army chief approves sentences for 3 for espionage Pakistan’s military says the country’s army chief has approved death sentences for a retired brigadier general and a doctor after they were court-martialed on charges of espionage and revealing classified information to foreign intelligence agencies...
2019-05-30 17:15

Justice’s antitrust chief sketches how he’ll assess big tech WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department’s antitrust chief is suggesting he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed when assessing whether big tech firms should be broken up. Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim said in a s...
2019-06-12 04:15

New Zealand Treasury website was attacked 2,000 times, says its chief New Zealand's Treasury chief, Gabriel Makhlouf, said on Wednesday that the Treasury website was attacked 2,000 times in two days by hackers seeking access to budget details....
2019-05-29 03:45

San Francisco police union calls for chief’s resignation SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The union representing San Francisco police officers is calling for its chief to resign over his handling of the police raid of a freelance journalist’s home and office. Chief William Scott acknowledged Friday that the sear...
2019-05-26 00:30

Amit Shah, BJP Chief, Joins PM Modi's New Government BJP chief Amit Shah -- the architect of the party's stupendous victory that enabled it to come to power at the Centre for a second term -- became the most prominent newcomer in the government of Prime......
2019-05-30 18:00

| Angola to re-bury body of rebel chief Savimbi The exhumed body of Angolan rebel chief Jonas Savimbi, who was killed in 2002, will be reburied in his hometown next month, authorities said after DNA tests confirmed the identity of the remains....
2019-05-21 23:15

GDP Growth Overestimated During UPA, NDA Rule: Ex-Chief Economic Adviser India's growth in a six-year period spanning both the Congress-led UPA government and the BJP-led NDA government was overstated by about 2.5 per cent, former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian......
2019-06-11 08:30

UN chief urges implementation of arms embargo against Libya UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers are fueling fighting in the oil-rich country. Guterres made the appeal in a rep...
2019-06-10 19:15

For Europe’s Soccer Chief, the Outrage Arrives in Waves A Champions League restructuring and a looming fight with Manchester City have UEFA’s Aleksander Ceferin sitting atop a soccer economy that feels as if it’s pulling itself apart....
2019-05-21 23:15

UN chief hopeful for Libya, after Quartet meeting in Tunis Secretary-General António Guterres said he is hopeful for a solution to the eight-year long conflict in Libya, after a high-level meeting in Tunis, Tunisia, on Saturday with officials from the Arab League, the European Union and the African Union -- ...
2019-05-21 22:15

McCarthy names GOP veteran Dan Meyer as new chief of staff House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is bringing in an old GOP hand as his top aide, part of the California Republican’s attempt to win back the House in 2020. McCarthy has hired Dan Meyer, a top Republican lobbyist and former senior aide to ex-Speak...
2019-06-04 12:15

Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Visit Raebareli For Thanking Voters UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and her daughter and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra are in Raebareli today on a thanks-giving visit. This is their first visit to the constituency after......
2019-06-12 12:30

Mother of 'El Chapo' granted a visa by U.S. to visit convicted son in prison, she says Mother of infamous drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman says she was granted a visa by the U.S. Embassy in Mexico to visit her son in prison.        ...
2019-06-03 05:30

"Great, Great Woman": Trump Praises Queen Elizabeth During UK Visit Donald Trump hailed Queen Elizabeth II as a "great, great woman" as the British monarch threw a lavish banquet for the US president on Monday to kick off his three-day state visit....
2019-06-04 05:45

The baby Trump blimp will rise again for Trump's London visit The London-based Stop Trump Coalition, which owns the blimp, is reviving the baby blimp to protest the president's visit this week.        ...
2019-06-04 01:45

Sumo diplomacy: Trump presents trophy to sumo tournament champion during visit to Japan The honor given to Trump was part of a charm offensive by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he courted Trump with three things close to the American leader’s heart: wrestling, cheeseburgers and golf. Sumo diplomacy, to sum it up....
2019-05-26 14:45

Donald Trump UK visit: Protesters leave central London looking like a 'rubbish tip' Anti-Trump protesters left central London looking like a "rubbish tip" after placards and food packages were left strewn across the streets, people working nearby have said....
2019-06-05 23:30

Chernobyl disaster: What happened to the nuclear reactor and how many died from radiation? Is it safe to visit Chernobyl now? Chernobyl, the highly-acclaimed five-part drama which revisited the 1986 nuclear disaster in Soviet Ukraine, aired its final episode on Tuesday night....
2019-06-05 16:15

'Huge security issue': Larry the Cat causes stir outside 10 Downing Street during Trump visit Amid protests throughout London against President Donald Trump's state visit to the United Kingdom, Larry the Cat held his own sit-in of sorts.        ...
2019-06-04 19:45

Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul: memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's leadership to deal with brand challenges, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters....
2019-06-08 02:45

Will Challenge Opposition Chief Rule If Congress Allows: Abhishek Singhvi Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Friday said the single largest party in Lok Sabha deserves the post of Leader of Opposition and alleged that the rule cited to deny it the status was......
2019-06-08 04:15

NYPD chief fatally shoots self a month before mandatory retirement An NYPD chief fatally shot himself in the head while sitting in an unmarked patrol car on Wednesday, just weeks before his scheduled mandatory retirement, sources said. Steven Silks, the deputy chief of Queens North, was found shot in a parking lot j...
2019-06-06 02:45

The Latest: Arab League chief tells Iranians to ‘be careful’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 11:45 p.m. The head of the Arab League is calling on the Iranians to “be careful and reverse course.”...
2019-06-15 10:15

Exclusive: U.N. chief calls on EU to raise 2030 climate goal to 55% U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the European Union to aim for a 55% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, far more than the bloc's current target for a 40% reduction....
2019-06-15 19:30

Police union: Chief violated law in case of 5 fired officers ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The president of the St. Paul police union says the city’s police chief broke a state law by revealing details about a case that cost five officers their jobs. St. Paul Police Federation head Paul Kuntz said Friday that p...
2019-06-15 20:45

Around 23 million boys have married before reaching 15; ‘we can end this violation’ says UNICEF chief An estimated 115 million boys and men around the world were married as children, 23 million of them before the age of 15, according to the first-ever analysis on child grooms, launched on Friday by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF)....
2019-06-07 04:30

NYPD brass remember Deputy Chief Steven Silks NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill on Thursday offered a touching tribute to Deputy Chief Steven Silks — who fatally shot himself just weeks before his scheduled mandatory retirement — as he urged cops not to shy away from seeking help when ...
2019-06-06 23:15

NATO chief: Ready to welcome North Macedonia as 30th member SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance is ready to welcome North Macedonia as its 30th member, after the country ended a decades-long dispute with Greece. Stoltenberg spoke after meeting the country&#...
2019-06-03 15:45

Akbar Used To Misbehave With Bikaner Queen, Claims Rajasthan BJP Chief Rajasthan BJP chief Madan Lal Saini on Thursday triggered a controversy with his comments that Mughal emperor Akbar had behaved in an indecent manner with Bikaner queen Kiran Devi....
2019-06-07 00:45

Hong Kong Chief Executive halts extradition bill After days of protests, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that the government will suspend its controversial extradition bill.        ...
2019-06-16 06:45

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel Meets PM Modi Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and urged him to resolve at the earliest long pending issues related to 70 lakh tribals and 58 lakh......
2019-06-15 16:00

Thailand's junta chief elected as country's next prime minister Thailand's military junta chief, Prayut Chan-o-cha, was elected as the country's first civilian prime minister since he took power in a coup in 2014 by members of Thailand's lower and upper houses of Parliament Wednesday night....
2019-06-06 08:30

Sales chief alleges Fiat Chrysler violated whistleblower law DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler’s U.S. sales chief is suing the company, alleging that it withheld 90% of his pay package last year because he testified in a government inquiry into sales reporting practices. Reid Bigland alleges that the company ...
2019-06-06 02:00

Trump names former ICE chief Thomas Homan as ‘border czar’ President Trump on Friday announced that Thomas Homan, the former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, will return to his administration as the new “border czar.” “He’ll be a border czar. He’ll be reporting directly to ...
2019-06-14 16:45

Esquire Magazine Names Michael Sebastian Editor-in-Chief Esquire elevated its digital director, Michael Sebastian, to run the magazine’s print and online editions amid tumult in publishing and men’s fashion....
2019-06-10 16:15

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening levels of air pollution and the climate crisis....
2019-06-05 00:15

Germany business chief says Merkel coalition harms firms Chancellor Angela Merkel has been heavily criticized by the Federation of German Industries. The organization's head stated that her administration had damaged businesses....
2019-06-04 22:45

Esquire taps insider to replace Jay Fielden as editor-in-chief Hearst tapped an insider to become the new editor-in-chief of Esquire, the venerable men’s title that has been torn by dissent in recent months. Michael Sebastian, who was running the digital side of the publication, was tapped on Monday to succeed J...
2019-06-10 21:30

Antitrust Chief Stresses Role of Competition in Digital Economy The Justice Department’s top antitrust official said he would act to protect competition in the digital marketplace, his first public remarks since news reports that the department was preparing to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google....
2019-06-12 12:15

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place....
2019-06-04 02:30

Renault chief frustrated by French state over botched merger PARIS (AP) — Renault’s chairman has expressed his frustration with the French government, a majority shareholder, which he says resisted a merger deal proposed by Fiat Chrysler. Jean-Dominique Senard told a shareholders’ meeting in Paris ...
2019-06-12 20:15

| Libya arms embargo must be enforced - UN chief Antonio Guterres All countries must implement a UN arms embargo against Libya with illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air fuelling the current fighting in the oil-rich country, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said....
2019-06-11 17:45

Uber chief executive laments U.S. trade policy for lackluster IPO Uber Technologies Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Tuesday the company's initial public offering last month was hurt by U.S. trade tensions even as he downplayed recent volatility in the stock price....
2019-06-11 20:15

Google login chief actually praises new ‘Sign In with Apple’ button At WWDC last week when Apple got around to introducing the new app sign-in button it’s planning to introduce with the launch of iOS 13 this fall, it actually drew a big round of audience applause and cheers. The iPhone maker, which has reported...
2019-06-13 08:00

Afghanistan ex-football chief Karim wanted on arrest warrant Afghanistan authorities issued an arrest warrant for the ex-head of Afghan Football Federation Keramuudin Karim after he was banned due to sexual abuse complaints. Police told DW that Karim may not be in the country....
2019-06-10 01:30

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Transfers Six Top Police Officers In UP Under fire over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on Friday, transferred six senior police officers....
2019-06-14 16:30

Hyundai chief Adamo open to Ogier talks in WRC tactics row Hyundai Motorsport director Andrea Adamo is happy to talk to Sebastien Ogier about the Frenchman's allegations of 'mean tactics' at the last World Rally Championship round in Portugal...
2019-06-13 19:30

Juve chief in London for Pogba and Sarri talks – reports "Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici is reportedly in London to discuss both the possibility of signing Paul Pogba from Manchester United and agreeing a compensation package with Chelsea for Maurizio Sarri."...
2019-06-13 19:15

Eurogroup chief urges Italy to respect debt pledges Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of the finance ministers from the 19 countries that use the euro currency, has urged Italy to reassure European partners that it will respect its commitment to bring its deficit down to prescribed rules....
2019-06-13 16:45

U.N. Aid Chief Warns of Looming ‘Horror’ as Somalia Again Faces Famine Mark Lowcock, the emergency relief coordinator at the United Nations, said that more than five million people were at risk in the Horn of Africa, mostly Somalis....
2019-06-05 18:15

Former Jaguar engineering chief Norman Dewis dies aged 98 Legendary test engineer was responsible for the handling of Jaguar's most iconic cars, from the D-Type to the XJ6 Norman Dewis OBE has died at the age of 98. As Jaguar’s chief test driver from 1952-85 he developed for use on road and track cars that...
2019-06-09 17:45

| Sudan rebel chief Arman, in Juba, says deported by Khartoum A Sudanese rebel chief said Monday he was deported from Khartoum to South Sudan with two comrades hours after authorities claimed to have released the three men from detention....
2019-06-11 10:45

Mexico Has ‘Dignity Intact’ After Avoiding U.S. Tariffs, Chief Negotiator Says (TIJUANA, Mexico) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he was reluctantly prepared to slap retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods if negotiators in Washington had failed to strike a deal, addressing a boisterous celebra...
2019-06-09 18:15

Yogi Adityanath Turns 47, PM Wishes The "Dynamic Chief Minister" Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and several other senior BJP leaders wished Uttar Pradesh Chief Minster Yogi Adityanath on his birthday this morning who turns 47 today....
2019-06-05 12:30

Last Rites Of Ex-Chief Minister RV Janakiraman Held In Tamil Nadu The last rites of former Puducherry Chief Minister and senior DMK leader RV Janakiraman, who died at a private hospital in Puducherry, were performed with full state honours at his native Alathur......
2019-06-11 23:30

Pema Khandu, Sworn In As Chief Minister, Ensured BJP's Win In Arunachal Pema Khandu, sworn as Chief Minister on Wednesday, occupies a special place in Arunachal Pradesh politics as one of the major strategists in ensuring that the BJP's lotus blooms in the northeastern......
2019-05-29 18:45

Mexican charges against ex-Pemex chief are for money laundering -paper The charges against former Pemex Chief Executive Emilio Lozoya, who is wanted in a major Mexican anti-corruption investigation, are for money laundering, Mexican newspaper Reforma reported on Thursday....
2019-05-30 23:01

Nuclear watchdog chief: no evidence that Russia is violating test ban US general said Moscow had ‘probably’ violated moratoriumLassina Zerbo contradicts claims of testing at remote islandThe head of the international watchdog that monitors signs of nuclear testing has said there is no evidence to support a US allegatio...
2019-05-31 02:30

New evidence links Colombia army chief to civilian slayings New evidence has emerged linking the head of Colombia’s army to civilian killings more than a decade ago as he faces mounting pressure to resign over orders for troops step up attacks...
2019-05-25 17:15

‘Address root causes’ of instability in Mali through ‘aid and support’ urges UN chief Appearing before the Security Council on Friday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that the only way to prevent increased violence and instability in Mali is to tackle root causes such as grinding poverty; climate change and competition for ...
2019-05-21 20:15

FCC chief Ajit Pai backs controversial Sprint, T-Mobile merger T-Mobile’s controversial deal to buy rival Sprint won’t be getting any more static from the Federal Communications Commission. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai threw his weight behind the $26 billion mega-merger on Monday, saying the deal could bolster the roll...
2019-05-21 18:45

Ukrainian president appoints man with ties to oligarch as security chief Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has picked as a top security chief a man who Reuters has reported as having ties with tycoon Ihor Kolomoisky, an appointment that underscores links between the two....
2019-05-31 10:45

BJP Indebted To People: Uttarakhand Chief Minister On Lok Sabha Results Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Thursday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will remain "heavily indebted" to the people of India for giving the party an unprecedented victory......
2019-05-23 16:15

FAA chief calls eight-hour meeting on Boeing 737 MAX 'exceedingly positive' The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday that an eight-hour meeting with international air regulators to discuss the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX was "exceedingly positive" and "constructive."...
2019-05-24 01:30

Climate action: 4 shifts the UN chief encourages Governments to make Speaking to young Māoris and people of the Pacific islands in New Zealand on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said “nature does not negotiate” and emphasized four key measures that Governments should prioritize in order to reach carbon n...
2019-05-21 15:30

Rahul Gandhi Should Continue As Congress Chief, Says Veerappa Moily Backing the continuation of Rahul Gandhi as the Congress president, senior party leader M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday termed the Lok Sabha election setback for the grand old party as a "passing phase"....
2019-05-29 00:15

Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa Is New Chairman Of Chiefs Of Staff Committee Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa has been appointed as the new Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee. He succeeds outgoing Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, who retires on Friday....
2019-05-29 13:45

Admiral Karambir Singh Takes Charge As New Navy Chief Before being appointed as the Navy Chief, Karambir Singh served as the Flag Officer Commanding in Chief of the Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam....
2019-05-31 16:30

Acting Defense Chief Says He Wouldn’t Have Hidden McCain Ship The acting secretary, Patrick Shanahan, who is facing a tough Senate confirmation battle, told reporters that “our business is to run military operations and not become politicized.”...
2019-05-31 17:30

FEC chief urges Congress to set standards for online platforms during elections The head of the Federal Election Commission called on Congress to set standards for online platforms to fight election interference, but executives at Twitter, Facebook and Google defended their efforts....
2019-05-23 22:30

From UP BJP Chief To Cabinet Minister: Chess Enthusiast Mahendra Pandey Leading the charge of the BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, chess enthusiast Mahendra Nath Pandey has been rewarded for his checkmate against a united opposition in the state....
2019-05-30 23:00

Naveen Patnaik, A Reluctant Politician To 5-Time Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, once a reluctant inheritor of the legacy of his legendary father and former Odisha chief minister Biju Patnaik, is all set to resume the reins of power for the fifth consecutive term,......
2019-05-29 18:45

| Angola ex-rebel chief Savimbi to be buried on Saturday: family Angola's main opposition party, the former rebel movement Unita, says it plans to go ahead with a public funeral this weekend for its ex-leader Jonas Savimbi after a dispute with the government over the handling of his remains....
2019-05-29 21:45

Military Court Allows Karambir Singh To Take Charge As New Navy Chief A military tribunal on Wednesday allowed Vice Admiral Karambir Singh to take charge as the new Navy chief on Friday as it deferred hearing on a petition challenging his appointment by nearly seven......
2019-05-29 13:45

Watch: Chief uses Walmart cart to chase gator away from road A Louisiana police chief who encountered an alligator lurking outside a Walmart store used a shopping cart to herd the reptile away from a busy road....
2019-05-24 19:01

Former App Store review chief: Apple must be fair to direct competitors One of Apple's earliest App Store approval cops is now taking the side of its biggest rivals, asking for fair treatment of directly competing services.Read More...
2019-05-30 02:45

Gilead, HHS chief announce donation of HIV prevention drug Truvada Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar announced a deal this week for drugmaker Gilead Sciences to donate billions of dollars in HIV prevention drugs over the course of the next decade....
2019-05-21 17:30