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Russia Warns US Policies In Syria Could "Ignite Whole Region"

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday warned of the risks of Washington sending mixed signals on an American withdrawal from northern Syria....

Russia Warns US Policies In Syria Could 'Ignite Whole Region'

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Indonesia Sends Police to Restive Region After Racial Slurs Ignite Protests Demonstrations erupted in distant Indonesian Papua after a video circulated showing Papuan students on Java being insulted as the police surrounded their dormitory....
16:28 2019-08-22

Following Turkish offensive in northeast Syria, Russia warns of Islamic State revival Russia, the United Nations and Western nations express concern over the rise of the Islamist militant group in northeast Syria following a Turkish-led incursion....
19:14 2019-10-11

As Turkish forces advance in northeast Syria, Russia warns of Islamic State revival Russia, the United Nations and Western nations have expressed concern over the rise of the Islamic State in northeast Syria following the Turkish-led incursion....
00:56 2019-10-12

Iran says US 'hostile policies' dangerous for the region President Trump's plan to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East is "extremely dangerous" for peace in the region, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif....
00:42 2019-05-26

Trump says US troops in Syria to be withdrawn, redeployed in region President Trump announced on Monday that U.S. troops in northeastern Syria will be withdrawn from the country as planned, and redeployed "in the region to monitor the situation and prevent a repeat of 2014," when the Islamic State made major territor...
23:14 2019-10-14

Russia: U.S. diplomat Jon Huntsman leaving after failed policies Russian officials say the failure of U.S. policies are responsible for the resignation of ambassador Jon Huntsman, a day after he said he's leaving the post this fall....
10:56 2019-08-08

Pakistan PM Warns Against Risk Of War In Region Amid Iran Tensions Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran......
13:56 2019-05-25

Pakistani Prime Minister Warns of ‘Bloodbath’ in Kashmir Region (UNITED NATIONS) –– Insisting he wasn’t making a threat, Pakistan’s leader denounced his Indian counterpart on Friday and warned that any war between the nuclear rivals could “have consequences for the world.” Indi...
22:56 2019-09-27

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran escalated....
14:28 2019-05-25

Russia 'revolted' by Kosovan raid on Serbian region An armed police raid saw tensions flare between Serbia and Kosovo, where a fragile peace has repeatedly come under strain since Kosovo declared independence....
22:00 2019-05-28

Turkey launches military assault in Syria as Kurdish fighters say warplanes are bombing region A planned Turkish military operation in Syria has now begun, the country's president announced Wednesday, as Kurdish fighters say warplanes are already bombing the region....
19:14 2019-10-09

Iran warns western powers to 'leave region' amid Gulf crisis Foreign ministry demands release of Iranian oil tanker UK seized last weekIran has called on the UK to release the oil tanker seized last week and warned foreign powers to “leave the region because Iran and other regional countries are capable of sec...
14:42 2019-07-12

Russia flies nuclear-capable bombers to region facing Alaska Russia said on Wednesday it had flown two nuclear-capable TU-160 bombers to a far eastern Russian region opposite Alaska as part of a training exercise that state media said showed Moscow's ability to park nuclear arms on the United States' doorstep....
23:42 2019-08-14

China could win military conflict in Indo-Pacific region even 'before America can respond', think tank warns A new study warns the U.S. has lost its military supremacy in the Indo-Pacific region, with China being able to launch and win a military conflict even before American forces are able come up with a response....
12:14 2019-08-20

US sends asylum seekers to Mexico’s border towns as it warns citizens of violence in region Advocates have sounded the alarm about the dangers of Remain in Mexico program as report reveals at least 340 instances of rape, kidnapping, torture and other violent attacksThe United States has sent more than 51,000 asylum-seekers to wait in danger...
18:56 2019-10-10

Russia says it flew first long-range air patrol with China in Asia-Pacific region Russia's Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday it had conducted its first joint long-range air patrol with China in the Asia-Pacific region and that it had not been aimed at another country....
13:14 2019-07-23

McConnell offers fresh defense of Senate filibuster, warns Democrats could pass ‘socialist policies’ if they take control In an op-ed, the Senate majority leader touted the rights of the minority party in his chamber and said, “America needs the Senate to be the Senate.”...
22:28 2019-08-22

Common thread for Mueller, Ukraine and Syria: Russia Helps Trump, Trump Helps Russia In each case, the president has helped Vladimir Putin's Russia, which has helped him for years with money and political support. They represent different chapters of the same story....
19:14 2019-10-11

EU warns against Turkish military operation in Syria The European Union warned on Monday against any Turkish operation against Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria, after a surprise U.S. decision to pull its troops out of the region....
13:42 2019-10-07

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in rebel-held Idlib risks unraveling....
12:14 2019-05-22

Turkey Intensifies Syria Campaign; US Warns Of "Serious Consequences" Turkey intensified its air and artillery strikes on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Friday, escalating an offensive that has drawn warnings of humanitarian catastrophe and turned Republican......
06:28 2019-10-12

Germany's Seehofer warns refugees who take Syria vacations Refugees who return to Syria for holidays might lose their refugee status in Germany, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told the Bild newspaper. Some newcomers simultaneously claim to be fleeing persecution there....
00:56 2019-08-19

U.S. sanctions firm it says provides jet fuel to Russia in Syria The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a firm it said was participating in a scheme to avoid U.S. sanctions while helping provide jet fuel to Russian forces in Syria....
13:42 2019-09-27

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrorists, according to Moscow’s top diplomat....
21:00 2019-06-10

Syria demands withdrawal of U.S., Turkish troops, warns of 'countermeasures' Syria’s foreign minister on Saturday demanded the withdrawal of all U.S. and Turkish troops, warning that the Syrian government had the right to take action if they remain....
04:56 2019-09-29

Turkey's Erdogan warns of military operation in northeast Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that Turkey is ready to mount a military operation in northeast Syria to expel Kurdish fighters from the region....
19:14 2019-10-05

Islamic State could re-emerge in Syria, Chinese envoy warns A senior Chinese official said on Tuesday that there was a danger of Islamic State militants re-emerging in Syria and called for progress in the political process between the Damascus government and the opposition to end the war....
23:28 2019-08-20

Syria demands withdrawal of U.S., Turkish forces, warns of countermeasures Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem on Saturday demanded an immediate withdrawal of all U.S. and Turkish troops from his country and warned that Syrian government forces had the right to take countermeasures if they refused....
19:42 2019-09-28

US says there are signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, and warned that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
06:56 2019-05-22

U.S. says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly a...
04:28 2019-05-22

Russia denies its troops are fighting in northwest Syria: RIA Russia on Thursday denied allegations by Syrian rebels that Russian special forces or ground troops were fighting in the campaign for the rebel-held region of Idlib, the RIA news agency reported....
13:00 2019-07-18

Putin says informed Trump about Russia's actions in Syria Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he had informed U.S. President Donald Trump about Russia's actions in Syria, adding that the two countries had maintained contacts about the Middle East nation....
11:42 2019-06-29

Turkey offensive in Syria forces Russia into a balancing act Russia has been pushing for the Damascus government to regain full control of Syria and for a political solution to the ongoing war there. But Turkey's intervention may only be a temporary setback for Russian interests....
22:28 2019-10-14

Russia takes part in talks between Syria and Kurdish-led SDF The Syrian government and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have been holding negotiations with Russian participation, a Syrian Kurdish politician said on Sunday, expressing hope for a deal that would halt a Turkish attack....
00:00 2019-10-14

Russia shrugs off Trump claims of 'butchery' in Syria The Kremlin said Russian forces were working to "neutralize" terrorists after the US president issued a warning over airstrikes on Idlib. Syrian forces are continuing their attacks on the enclave....
18:14 2019-06-03

Syria: Russia denies responsibility for deadly air strikes Russia's Defense Ministry dismissed activist reports that it had carried out the strikes in a rebel-held area of Idlib province. The United Nations considers the area one of the most dangerous regions in the world....
22:14 2019-07-22

Russia Bombed Four Syria Hospitals In 12 Hours In May: Report Russian warplanes bombed four hospitals in rebel-held territory in Syria over a period of just 12 hours earlier this year, The New York Times reported on Sunday....
09:42 2019-10-14

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signaling it would continue to back a Syrian government offensive there despite Ankara's protests....
20:56 2019-05-31

US, Russia Spar Over 'Unsafe' Spy Plane Intercept Near Syria A Russian fighter jet made a dangerous high-speed pass that put a US Navy surveillance aircraft at risk during an intercept over the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday, the US Sixth Fleet said, but Moscow......
17:56 2019-06-05

Russia accuses US of risking Syria ceasefire in Idlib Russian officials said the US launched an attack during a ceasefire "in violation of all agreements." The US justified the strike, saying it targeted al-Qaida leaders "responsible for attacks threatening US citizens."...
19:42 2019-09-01

Russia and Syria step up airstrikes against civilians in Idlib Dozens killed in attack on market but Assad ground forces stall in last rebel areasAt least 33 people were killed and more than 100 wounded by an airstrike on a marketplace in northern Syria on Monday, as a Syrian and Russian bombing campaign against...
04:00 2019-07-23

UN warns more military action in Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts The U.N. deputy humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, stressing that an estimated 3 million people are caught up in crossfire in the last rebel stronghold....
23:42 2019-05-28

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria's Idlib Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria's last rebel-held territory in the Idlib province area, where Bashar Assad's forces have launched an offensive "without delay."...
22:28 2019-06-18

Russia says U.S. strikes in Syria's Idlib put ceasefire at risk: reports Russia's military said the United States had mounted air strikes in Syria's Idlib without forewarning Moscow or Ankara, endangering a ceasefire there, Russian news agencies reported on Sunday....
14:56 2019-09-01

Russia accuses US of risking Syria cease-fire in Idlib Russian officials said the US launched an attack during a cease-fire "in violation of all agreements." The US justified the strike, saying it targeted al-Qaida leaders "responsible for attacks threatening US citizens."...
23:28 2019-09-01

Russia: Militants in Syria launch attack, have toxic agents MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military says that militants in northwestern Syria have launched an attack on Syrian government forces. Maj. Gen. Viktor Kupchishin, the head of the Russian military’s Reconciliation Center in Syria, said the al-Qaida-...
23:00 2019-05-21

Russia strikes deal with Turkey on Syria's Idlib, says Putin Leaders of Russia and Turkey agreed on steps to "normalize" the situation in Idlib, where Syrian troops are advancing with Russian air support, Vladimir Putin has said. Erdogan hinted at buying Russian fighter jets....
05:42 2019-08-28

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria's push into Idlib Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria's last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the test even as they support opposing sides in the eight-year war that has devastated Syria....
12:28 2019-06-01

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria’s push into Idlib Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria’s last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the test even as they support opposing sides in the eight-year war...
22:00 2019-06-01

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster, a council diplomat said....
10:42 2019-06-04

Russia strikes deal with Turkey on Syria's Iblid, says Putin Leaders of Russia and Turkey agreed on steps to "normalize" the situation in Idlib, where Syrian troops are advancing with Russian air support, Vladimir Putin has said. Erdogan hinted at buying Russian fighter jets....
03:14 2019-08-28

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria’s Idlib A diplomat at the U.N. says Russia has blocked the Security Council from issuing a statement sounding alarm about fighting in and around Syria’s Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster...
07:56 2019-06-04

U.N. to investigate accusations that Russia, Syria are deliberately targeting hospitals The frequency of attacks has given rise to suspicions that Russia is using coordinates supplied by the United Nations to hit civilian infrastructure....
21:28 2019-08-01

Russia calls on Turkey, others to exercise restraint in northeast Syria Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday called on Turkey and others to show restraint in northeast Syria, a sign of Moscow's growing concern about a Turkish military operation there against Kurdish forces....
13:56 2019-10-11

Russia won't get involved in conflict between Turkey, Syria: RIA cites lawmaker Russia will not get involved in the conflict between Turkey and Syria after Ankara launched an operation in Syria's northeast, the RIA news agency cited a senior Russian lawmaker as saying on Wednesday....
16:56 2019-10-09

'Pragmatically ruthless': Russia's improbable claim it has killed no civilians in Syria Despite carrying out tens of thousands of airstrikes in Syria, the Russian government will not acknowledge a single civilian casualty, a claim which human rights groups reject as Moscow's forces assault the country's last rebel bastion....
07:42 2019-05-31

Syria's Idlib to take center stage in Turkey, Russia, Iran talks The leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran are to meet again to strike a deal over the last rebel-held enclave in Syria. DW provides an overview of the catastrophic situation in Idlib....
23:56 2019-09-15

Syria, Russia step up assault on rebel stronghold: opposition, residents Syria and its ally Russia have stepped up an offensive against the last big stronghold of Syrian rebels, mounting more air raids and deploying ground reinforcements including Iranian-backed militias, army defectors and residents said on Friday....
13:14 2019-08-30

Turkey, Russia dispute facts after attack on Turkish outpost in Syria Russia and Turkey, the two countries responsible for a rickety agreement to keep the peace along Syria's last major frontline, gave sharply conflicting accounts on Thursday of an attack on a Turkish military outpost....
18:56 2019-06-13

Russia says U.S. strikes Syria's Idlib, puts ceasefire at risk: reports The Russian military said on Sunday that the United States had carried out air strikes in Syria's Idlib de-escalation zone in breach of previous agreements, inflicting numerous casualties and endangering a ceasefire, Russian news agencies reported....
11:14 2019-09-01

Trump Calls on Syria, Russia to Halt 'Butchery' of Idlib Airstrikes President Trump rebuked the Syrian government and Russian forces for airstrikes that monitoring groups say have killed hundreds of people in the last Syrian-opposition stronghold, amid fears the Assad government and Moscow are planning an all-out off...
22:00 2019-06-03

Russia says Syrian troops repelled three big militant attacks in Syria's Idlib Syrian government troops on Wednesday morning repelled three big attacks by militants in Syria's Idlib province, the Russian Ministry of Defense said....
16:28 2019-05-22

Shelling Breaks Syria Cease-Fire Negotiated by Russia and Turkey The cease-fire briefly ended more than six weeks of fighting and bombing. But intermittent shelling erupted in Idlib Province, the last piece of rebel-held territory....
12:14 2019-06-13

Trump calls on Russia, Syria to stop bombing Idlib province U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday urged Russia and Syrian government forces to stop bombing Syria's Idlib province, following a Friday Kremlin statement that signaled Moscow would continue to back a month-long Syrian government offensive there....
06:14 2019-06-03

United States' U.N. envoy warns Turkey it faces 'consequences’ amid Syria assault The United States' envoy to the United Nations on Thursday warned Turkey it faced repercussions from its assault against Kurdish militias in northeastern Syria if it did not protect vulnerable populations or contain the Islamic State....
20:28 2019-10-10

Russia warns NATO over US-Poland troop move Russia has warned NATO that US President Donald Trump's pledge to send 1,000 US troops to Poland will "destabilize" Europe. NATO forces in member Poland already include a rotating pool of 4,500 US soldiers....
06:00 2019-06-14

Russia warns the US not to provoke a war with Iran and 'show restraint' Russian officials have rounded on Washington's plans to send an extra 1,000 troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, local news agencies reported said....
15:42 2019-06-18

Russia and Turkey broker ceasefire in Syria's Idlib: Russian news agencies Russia and Turkey have brokered a complete ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province between Syrian government forces and rebels, Russian news agencies cited the Russian military as saying on Wednesday....
23:00 2019-06-12

Turkey says no truce in Syria after attack on its troops, urges Russia to restore calm Turkey denied Russian assertions on Thursday that a ceasefire had been put in place in Syria's Idlib province and demanded Russia restore calm, after the Syrian army and its allies shelled and attacked a Turkish observation post there....
15:00 2019-06-13

There are 'black swans' all around us, Russia's Energy Minister Novak warns Oil markets are surrounded by "black swans" and "they can seriously impact the market situation," Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak said....
13:14 2019-10-02

Bolton warns China, Russia not to double down on support of Maduro U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton on Monday warned China and Russia not to double down in support of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, saying Venezuela might not repay its debt to them after Maduro falls....
03:00 2019-08-06

Russia warns of “cyberwar” following report the US attacked its power grid Enlarge / Zapadnaya in the Moscow region. (credit: Vladimir Fedorenko / Владимир Федоренко) The Kremlin on Monday warned that reported US digital incursions into Russia's electric power grid could trigger a "cyberwar" between the two countries. Th...
23:00 2019-06-17

NORTHCOM commander warns the Arctic is an 'avenue of approach' for Russia The Arctic could be a key avenue for Russian cruise missiles, and the military must engage in the region to protect against it, according to a top U.S. general....
14:56 2019-07-23

Lindsey Graham threatens 'sanctions from hell' and warns Turkey against crossing a 'red line' as it readies for attack in Syria BULENT KILIC / AFP) (Photo by BULENT KILIC/AFP via Getty Images Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, one of President Donald Trump's staunchest allies, issued a stern warning to Turkey over attacking Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria. Turkey has expr...
08:28 2019-10-09

Syrian opposition leader warns Iranian activity inside Syria has reached unprecedented dangerous level After more than eight years of war and bloodshed in Syria, the Iranian presence in the nation is at an all-time high, warned the top Syrian opposition figure....
15:00 2019-10-04

New rivalries ready to ignite men's tennis For more than a decade, tennis fans have been over-indulging in the greatest box-set rivalries the sport has known as Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic battled for supremacy....
01:42 2019-06-28

India's space startups ignite investor interest From companies building palm-sized satellites to those aiming to propel satellites into space using cleaner fuels, a new wave of space technology startups are mushrooming in India, catching the attention of investors keen to join the space race....
10:00 2019-06-23

Did James Blunt Just Ignite a Feud With The Rolling Stones? This may be the start of a feud between James Blunt and The Rolling Stones. The star behind the instantly recognizable 2005 hit, "You're Beautiful," recently reflected on his......
00:28 2019-10-12

'Day of Fire': Blazes ignite suspicion in Amazon town A maverick journalist in this isolated Brazilian ranching town warned his readers last month that the surrounding Amazon was about to go up in flames....
22:14 2019-09-11

Factbox: Mass shootings in U.S. ignite new calls for gun legislation A cluster of recent mass shootings that killed 36 people in California, Texas and Ohio has sparked renewed calls for the U.S. Congress to pass legislation to prevent gun violence....
05:14 2019-08-07

Intel Launches Ignite Project to Help Israeli Tech Startups Intel has launched a project to help startups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other countries as well....
07:28 2019-06-17

'Dark Phoenix' fails to ignite latest version of X-Men saga The Phoenix Saga in the X-Men comics of the 1970s is rightly considered a classic of the genre, which explains why filmmakers keep returning to it. Yet the hope for a truly definitive take on the story, "Dark Phoenix," proves a tepid addition to the ...
15:56 2019-06-05

The Polar Ignite is the GPS fitness watch I've been looking for to replace my aging Fitbit — here's what it's like to use Crystal Cox/Business Insider The $230 Polar Ignite is a waterproof smartwatch with built-in GPS. The Polar Ignite can track your exercise and sleep, and it provides recommendations to help you improve your fitness. It's not as feature-packed as ...
21:14 2019-10-14

Polar Ignite review: Clever fitness perks marred by too many compromises Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Polar has had some catching up to do in the smartwatch space as Fitbit, Garmin, and Apple continuously improve upon and release new products. Polar has always had solid wearable options for serious athletes, bu...
17:42 2019-08-03

Polar Ignite's new colors are the missing link for this popular cheap running watch The Polar Ignite is one of the Finnish brand's most popular running watches despite being unveiled only two months ago - and new colors unveiled at IFA 2019 will attract even more users to the platform.Now available in rose gold / pink and black...
14:14 2019-09-04

Polar Ignite review: Active coaching based on readiness, slim and sleek with a frustrating display The Polar Ignite has a sleek, slim form factor and can be comfortably worn 24/7. The proactive coaching works well at helping you improve your fitness and achieve your goals, but the display is frustrating and sleep tracking isn't as reliable as it s...
01:00 2019-08-27

The Observer view on Syria: Syria’s new horror was foretold. It shames us all | Observer editorial Turkey’s invasion of north-east Syria, faciliated by the withdrawal of US forces, could lead to a resurgence of Islamic StateThe conflict engulfing north-east Syria is a wholly avoidable disaster. It was widely foreseen. It could, and should, have be...
13:28 2019-10-13

Russia to suspend Georgian airlines flights to Russia from July 8 Russia will suspend passenger flights of Georgian airlines to Russia, the Transport Ministry said on Saturday following an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi triggered by the visit of a Russian lawmaker....
17:00 2019-06-22

How Russia (yes, Russia) plans to land cosmonauts on the Moon by 2030 Rockets for the Moon: developmental new vehicles (payload capacity to LEO in metric tons), including various Angara rockets, the Soyuz 5 booster, and Super Thrust Block 1 and Super Thrust Block 2. [credit: ...
06:56 2019-05-29

Labour's climate policies: what are they and what do they mean? The party trumpets a ‘green industrial revolution’ that unions back as a ‘just transition’What is the “green industrial revolution”?The Labour party’s answer to the climate emergency is to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions by investing in n...
09:28 2019-09-24

Italy region will pay you $27,000 to move there Molise, a wild and beautiful region to the east of Rome, is offering to pay people $27,000 to move there in the hope they'll save rural communities from dying out....
21:56 2019-09-12

Policies you might have missed at the Tory conference Much of the focus at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester may have been on allegations surrounding Boris Johnson's conduct and the Brexit impasse, but a raft of new policies were also unveiled....
00:00 2019-10-03

YouTube tries to explain its policies on harassment, again Over the last few days, there has been a lot of focus on YouTube's inaction when it came to an internet personality harassing Vox host Carlos Maza with anti-gay and racist speech that frequently incited harassment. Tonight the streaming platform...
16:56 2019-06-06

100+ IT policies at your fingertips, ready for download From BYOD and social media to ergonomics and encryption, TechRepublic Premium, ZDNet's sibling site, has dozens of ready-made, downloadable IT policy templates....
17:28 2019-07-22

EKU Softball Places Three on All-Region Team EKU Athletics RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University softball team had three players named to the 2019 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Region Team. Senior Destinee Lizzmore, sophomore Sammi Miller and senior Hannah Clark a...
23:00 2019-05-21

The FAA has declared the Area 51 region a no-fly zone… but why? This weekend, the Area 51 aliens go free. There were times throughout this summer when we’ve doubted this would be the case: The initial wave of optimism inspired by a Facebook post that urged truth-seekers to overrun the facility to “see them aliens...
20:28 2019-09-18

Trump Blasts Fed Policies, Euro's Value to the Dollar President Trump renewed his criticism of the Federal Reserve, saying that the Fed has raised rates too high and that its policy of shrinking its bond portfolio is “ridiculous.”...
23:14 2019-06-11

Greek PM says EU poll is also vote of confidence in his policies Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday that the European parliament election was also a vote of confidence in his policies, and a minister who is close to him said an early national election was possible depending on the result....
22:56 2019-05-24

Payroll tax cuts won't stave off a recession, but these policies will Making condo purchases easier and cutting spending are two better ideas to strengthen the economy and turn back a recession than some tax cuts being discussed right now, writes Jake Novak...
18:56 2019-08-21

AMA says 'No' to 'Medicare for All' while endorsing policies that would make it inevitable The American Medical Association, the nation's largest doctors group, narrowly voted to maintain its long-standing opposition to "Medicare for all" and other proposals for single-payer medicine....
02:00 2019-06-12

This Site Uses AI to Find Issues in Privacy Policies Whenever you sign up for a new app or service you probably are also agreeing to a new privacy policy. You know, that incredibly long block of text you scroll quickly by without reading?...
20:42 2019-09-22

Italy: Salvini is out, but migrants still endure his policies The outgoing interior minister closed Italy's refugee camps and its ports. But even with Matteo Salvini out of government, asylum-seekers are still trapped in a cycle of homelessness, harassment and frustration....
00:42 2019-08-31

Why Vaccine Exemption Policies Are Getting Tightened in California Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr were reportedly lobbying against tightened medical exemptions for vaccines in California yesterday. States vary in their vaccine requirements for schoolchildren: In some, a child can skip vaccines if their parent...
01:42 2019-06-14

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social network to influence the 2016 presidential election, but the company’s billionaire CEO decided again...
06:56 2019-05-24

Facebook to Rethink Policies Around Artistic Nudity Facebook has agreed to rethink its stance of artistic nudity after an outcry of people protesting naked in front of the social networking giant's New York headquarters....
17:28 2019-06-07

Europe’s populists rebrand but policies remain the same BRUSSELS (AP) — Europe’s far-right and populist parties are rebranding themselves as a new group dubbed Identity and Democracy in the European Parliament — but with many of the same faces and most of the old policies. Claiming to be riding the ...
14:42 2019-06-13

U.S. Commerce secretary: Fed policies boosting U.S. dollar Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday that the Trump administration was not happy with how Federal Reserve monetary policy was helping the U.S. dollar stay strong....
17:00 2019-08-19

100+ critical IT policies every company needs, ready for download From BYOD and social media to ergonomics and encryption, TechRepublic Premium, ZDNet's sibling site, has dozens of ready-made, downloadable IT policy templates....
19:14 2019-08-28

Europe's populists rebrand but policies remain the same Europe's far-right and populist parties are rebranding themselves as a new group dubbed Identity and Democracy in the European Parliament — but with many of the same faces and most of the old policies....
17:42 2019-06-13

Beautiful Paintings Of Pokemon's Kanto Region Games artist Simone Mändl has been doing a big series of paintings all about Pokemon. Specifically, the landscapes (and cityscapes) of the Kanto region....
15:56 2019-07-02

Ethiopia delays referendum on new independent region Members of the Sidama ethnic group must now wait several months longer for a referendum which could lead to the setting up of a new independent region. Many, especially young Sidamas, are unhappy with the delay....
20:28 2019-07-18

Madrid region wildfire still burns out of control on 4th day MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say a wildfire in hills near Madrid is still out of control after burning for four straight days. Around 500 firefighters supported by water-dropping aircraft are at the blaze 60 kilometers (37 miles) west of the Sp...
13:14 2019-07-01

Pokémon Go's Pokédex Expands Into The Unova Region While other Pokémon games trim down their collection of pocketable monsters, Niantic’s mobile Pokémon safari continues to expand. Critters from Pokémon Black & White’s Unova region have started showing up in Pokémon Go. Come to me, Tepig. Come to...
06:14 2019-09-18

Protesters take to streets to declare new Ethiopian region Protesters in the Ethiopian city of Hawassa blocked roads and burned tires on Thursday after security forces thwarted a meeting of activists to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group, witnesses said....
13:00 2019-07-18

Any conflict in region could spread: Iran general Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably, a senior Iranian military commander was cited as saying on Sunday by the semi-official news agency Fars....
09:42 2019-06-23

EKU’S Aaron Ochsenbein Chosen First Team All-Region RICHMOND, Ky. – Former Eastern Kentucky University closer Aaron Ochsenbein was selected to the 2019 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings NCAA Division I South All-Region First Team, the organization announced on Wednesday. The Lexin...
07:42 2019-06-13

Salvini has been 'following' Trump's immigration policies, but he will not separate children Italy's Matteo Salvini tells Christiane Amanpour that he has been "following closely" the US "approach against illegal migration" but added that separating children from their parents is where he would draw the line....
18:14 2019-06-14

Qualcomm might be able to continue its anticompetitive chip selling policies Last month, Judge Lucy Koh finally issued a ruling in a case that could force Qualcomm to change the way it does business. The case, known as the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) v. Qualcomm was originally heard during a ten-day period at the beginning...
06:14 2019-06-03

A Rare Champion of Pro-Market Policies in China to Close An independent Chinese think tank that has served as a rare bastion for liberal economic thought will shut down, citing government pressure as President Xi Jinping’s campaign to silence dissent rolls on....
15:00 2019-08-27

Judges Strike Several Blows to Trump Immigration Policies Judges in three states ruled against a policy that would withhold green cards to immigrants who receive public assistance such as Medicaid. Another judge ruled on border wall funding....
02:28 2019-10-12

Starbucks to offer more disclosures after SEC questions accounting policies After questioning from the Securities and Exchange Commission about its accounting practices, Starbucks will provide more disclosures about how it recognizes revenue....
02:28 2019-09-11

Bernie Sanders lashes out at Donald Trump on policies Vermont senator Bernie Sanders says that the Trump administration is probably "the most corrupt administration" in the history of the United States. (Oct. 11)        ...
01:14 2019-10-12

Facebook revises policies to clarify who buys political ads Facebook said Wednesday it's changing company policies to add transparency and clarify exactly who pays for political advertisements that appear on its social platform....
03:28 2019-08-29

Iran's Green Movement: Why US policies strengthen the regime Ten years ago, the Green Movement not only challenged the Iranian regime but also Washington's Middle East policies. Now, Trump's policies have emboldened Iranian hard-liners and cornered reformists even further....
14:28 2019-06-14

Republican Sen. Grassley Challenges Trump on Some Trade Policies Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley from Iowa has taken on more of an adversarial role when it comes to President Trump’s trade policies. He and other lawmakers say they will press forward on legislation to rein in laws that give the president wide author...
14:28 2019-06-14

The budget agreement is a huge win for Trump's pro-life policies President Trump and congressional leaders reached a sweeping bipartisan budget on Monday to suspend the debt ceiling and increase federal spending limits. Fiscal hawks concerned with unmanageable government spending are right to be concerned. But the...
21:56 2019-07-23

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an internal email acknowledging that "the LGBTQ+ community has felt a lot of pain and frustration over re...
03:28 2019-06-13

Apple's new App Store policies push developers to use its sign-in At WWDC Apple continued to position itself as separate from tech rivals like Google and Facebook on the issue of privacy, unveiling a new "Sign-in with Apple" feature that hides your identity even from developers. So, given the value of collecting in...
12:28 2019-06-04

A Rare Champion of Pro-Market Policies to Close in China An independent Chinese think tank that has served as a rare bastion for liberal economic thought will shut down, citing government pressure as President Xi Jinping’s campaign to silence dissent rolls on....
15:28 2019-08-27

Louisiana Democrat speaks out about supporting pro-life policies A pro-life Louisiana Democrat appeared on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" to discuss her ant-abortion views while Democratic presidential candidates continue to show their support for abortion rights....
05:14 2019-06-04

Tory MPs set out green manifesto urging more eco-friendly policies Fracking ban and new environment act among influential group’s suggestionsFracking should be banned, the UK must take global leadership on the climate emergency and a royal commission should decide how to build homes in an environmentally sustainable...
00:00 2019-07-03

Trump's policies add luster to gold at dollar's expense Central banks in emerging countries are hoarding the precious metal at the fastest pace in decades. The "weaponization" of the dollar by President Trump is making countries increasingly wary of the greenback....
15:42 2019-06-11

Trump Acknowledges That His China Policies May Mean Economic Pain for the U.S. (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump acknowledged Tuesday his aggressive China trade policies may mean economic pain for Americans but insisted they’re needed for more important long-term benefits. He contended he does not fear a recessi...
05:28 2019-08-21

Watchdog: Comey violated FBI policies in handling of memos FILE – In this Dec. 17, 2018, file photo, former FBI Director James Comey speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill Washington. The Justice Department’s inspector general says former FBI Director James Comey violated FBI policies in his handling of m...
23:42 2019-08-29

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updated, reorganized, and shortened its regulations in an attempt to make it clear for users to understand...
10:28 2019-06-07

Starbucks stock falls after SEC questions accounting policies After questioning from the Securities and Exchange Commission about its accounting practices, Starbucks will provide more disclosures about how it recognizes revenue....
20:28 2019-09-10

Sorry, but YouTube's new video removal policies are consistent with the First Amendment It may be called YouTube, but that doesn’t mean it belongs to you. It is the property of Alphabet, the parent company of Google. People on both sides of the political aisle seem to have forgotten this crucial fact. They also seem to have forgotten th...
21:56 2019-06-06

HTC U11 receives tardy Android Pie update as promised, at least in one region Yes, HTC is still alive (barely) and kicking (occasionally), with its focus on blockchain smartphone technology only growing (for some reason) and a 5G-capable device (that's not a phone) up for pre-order in the US ahead of a Sprint-exclusive May 31 ...
21:28 2019-05-27

Iran says it welcomes any defusion of tensions in region: ISNA Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday Tehran welcomes any defusion of tensions in the GUlf region following weeks of deteriorating relations with Washington....
08:42 2019-06-24

| Egypt blackface sketch spotlights racism in region An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what experts say is a deeper racism problem in the region....
16:56 2019-05-21

Indonesian Wildfires Choke Region in Blanket of Smoke Thousands of fires, most of them set to clear land for plantations that make palm oil, created thick clouds of smoke that disrupted air travel and sickened people....
14:42 2019-09-17

Iran Prepared to Defend Itself After U.S. Sends Troops to Region Iran would be prepared to respond to a possible confrontation with the U.S. after the Trump administration dispatched troops to the region and arranged the sale of billions of dollars in weapons to its Arab allies....
09:56 2019-05-26

G7's Amazon aid plan treats region like a 'colony', Bolsonaro says Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro says the idea of an alliance of G7 countries helping save the Amazon from wildfires would leave his country treated like "a colony or no man's land"....
00:42 2019-08-27

U.N. says it confirms 17 deaths in central Darfur region of Sudan The United Nations said on Thursday it had confirmed the killing of 17 people and the burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in Sudan's central Darfur region earlier this week....
15:00 2019-06-13

Wyoming coal region faces discouraging future The national slowdown for coal is being felt especially hard this summer in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, where four of the state's biggest coal mining companies went through a lockout, bankruptcies and a merger....
19:56 2019-09-16

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn't seeking war in region Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the kingdom isn't seeking war in the region, but won't hesitate to deal with any threats to its people and vital interests....
09:28 2019-06-16

Iran's Rouhani blames US, Saudi for conflict in region President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Iran did not want conflict in the region while Defence Minister Amir Hatami said Tehran had no involvement in the attacks on Saudi Arabia's Aramco oil installations, media said....
20:56 2019-09-18

Dutch Groningen region hit by 3.4 magnitude earthquake -KNMI A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Dutch region of Groningen, home of one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
09:14 2019-05-22

Gun homicides have dropped dramatically in this American region. What happened? Gun homicides nationwide have barely declined, but in California’s Bay Area they’re down 30%. In a year-long series, the Guardian investigates the initiatives that are saving lives in an area scarred by rising inequality and gentrificationWant the la...
07:28 2019-06-04

California power outages could cost region more than $2bn, some experts say Precautionary cuts, meant to limit wildfire danger, has economic impact on businesses from restaurants to transitThe California utility company Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) on Wednesday turned out the lights on nearly 2m customers across three ...
04:28 2019-10-12

Putin says US military action against Iran would be a ‘catastrophe for the region’ Russia’s President Vladimir Putin warned the U.S.  Thursday not to take military action against Iran following the recent downing of an American drone and attacks on oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz....
00:14 2019-06-21

U.S. turning Gulf region into 'tinderbox': Iran's Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States on Monday of turning the Gulf region into a "matchbox ready to ignite", according to Al Jazeera television....
05:14 2019-08-13

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region Iran has shot down a U.S. drone which the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday was flying over southern Iran, raising fears that a major military confrontation could erupt between Tehran and Washington....
09:42 2019-06-20

Amazon nations should decide region’s future, Bolsonaro says Macron and other European leaders argue the fires in the Amazon require a global response because of the ecosystem's critical role in draining heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere....
11:28 2019-08-29

Indonesia to lift internet ban in rebellious Papua region Jakarta said the internet had been blocked to stop hateful messages and fake news that were fueling unrest in Papua. Media and free speech advocates have slammed the move to curtail internet services....
05:00 2019-09-06

Washington region’s cybersecurity sector continues to heat up FireEye and TruShield Security Solutions are capitalizing on a massive national shortage of cybersecurity professionals and a growing demand for cyberdefense services across nearly every industry....
09:42 2019-06-03

Bolsonaro says Amazon nations should decide region’s future Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says that Latin America’s Amazon countries will meet in September to discuss both protecting and developing the rainforest region, which has been hit by devastating fires...
05:00 2019-08-29

China's Xi says the Gulf region stands at 'crossroads of war and peace' Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday that the Gulf region is in a very sensitive situation following increased tensions between Iran and the United States....
05:28 2019-06-28

Ecuador cracks down on illegal miners in northern region Ecuador on Tuesday mobilized hundreds of soldiers and police to a mountainous area to confront illegal mining and organized crime that have fueled violence in the north of the country, the interior minister said....
23:56 2019-07-02

Underpopulated Italian region offers visitors €25,000 to move in Molise president finds novel way to breathe life into area as resident numbers dwindleAn underpopulated region in southern Italy is offering newcomers €700 per month for three years to live in one of its villages.There are a few catches, however: the...
22:42 2019-09-11

Undiscovered Italy: The Strange and Splendid Carso Region In this string of small towns near the border with Slovenia, you’ll find a magnetic mishmash of cultures and culinary attractions from Habsburg-era castles to country taverns where the wine flows freely....
23:14 2019-06-20

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn’t seeking war in region DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the kingdom isn’t seeking war in the region, but won’t hesitate to deal with any threats to its people and vital interests. In his first public ...
08:42 2019-06-16

City of London to become first UK region with 15mph speed limit News 28 May, 2019 The City of London Corporation’s Court of Common Council has voted to implement a 15mph speed limit across the Square Mile...
16:42 2019-05-28

Bolsonaro says fire ban in Brazil limited to Amazon region only Brazil's National Space Research Institute says fires have increased about 80% in Brazil this year when compared to the same period last year. A little over half those fires are in the Amazon....
22:14 2019-08-31

Statin prescriptions following heart attacks differ by region of U.S. Statin prescriptions for heart attack patients vary based on geographic location, a new study says, with the highest numbers found in the Northeast and lowest found in the South....
23:14 2019-07-31

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-governing Kurdish region has elected a new president in a parliamentary vote boycotted by a key opposition party. Former prime minister Nechirvan Barzani will follow his uncle Masoud Barzani in office. The elder B...
14:14 2019-05-28

Ukraine leader says meeting Putin is key 'if we want to end the war' in the Donbass region Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky has said a direct meeting must happen with Russian President Vladimir Putin in order to end a long-running "war" in the east of Ukraine....
19:14 2019-10-10

Japan taps ministers to freshen image, keep policies steady Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has shuffled his Cabinet, adding two women and a son of a former leader, to freshen his image while maintaining continuity on U.S.-oriented trade and security policies....
07:28 2019-09-11

"Happy That PM Supporting Our Policies": Shiv Sena On Population Control A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a pitch for smaller families to combat population explosion, BJP ally Shiv Sena on Friday welcomed his remarks saying that late Bal Thackeray always......
15:00 2019-08-16

Brazil: Thousands of women rally against Bolsonaro's 'genocidal policies' Organizers said some 100,000 people, mostly women, had attended the demonstration in the capital, Brasilia. Protesters slammed populist President Jair Bolsonaro, whom they labeled "misogynist, racist and homophobic.”...
04:56 2019-08-15

Little Rock police to overhaul no-knock drug raid policies LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Little Rock Police Department says it’s overhauling policies for obtaining no-knock warrants in drug raids, eight months after a man alleged officers blasted down his door and raided his apartment without probable c...
00:14 2019-06-13

Trump tweets that his tariff policies are boosting American trade President Trump crowed that his tariff policies are paying off — and even boosting American trade with non-targeted nations — in a pair of Saturday tweets. “Countries are coming to us wanting to negotiate REAL trade deals, not the one-sided horror sh...
17:42 2019-08-03

Apple apologizes for Siri privacy issues, changes recording policies Apple has issued a rare apology, addressing privacy-related issues raised by contractors who were listening to recordings from Siri devices.Read More...
17:14 2019-08-28

Shoppers to be able to view firms' policies on supply chain slavery Theresa May is to announce a series of measures to build on the Modern Slavery Act and help protect people against forced labour, sexual exploitation and trafficking....
06:42 2019-06-11

James Comey violated FBI policies, says justice department watchdog Former FBI director hit back at report, saying an apology ‘would be nice’ while Trump said Comey ‘should be ashamed’The justice department’s Office of the Inspector General on Thursday released a report finding that former FBI director James Comey vi...
04:00 2019-08-30

Elizabeth Warren Wants to Know If Facebook Changed Ad Policies to Appease Trump Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren wants to know what President Donald Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talked about during their Oval Office meeting last month. Warren, who’s leading the Democratic race along with Bernie Sander...
15:14 2019-10-08

Trump Says Companies, Not Trade Policies, to Blame for Business Setbacks President Trump rejected the notion that his trade policies were having a negative impact on the U.S. economy, instead blaming “badly run and weak companies” for any business setbacks and again urging the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates....
19:00 2019-08-30

‘Not very woke’: Tom Cotton rips AOC for blaming Liz Cheney over father’s policies Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton slammed New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for a tweet in which she suggested Rep. Liz Cheney should not make any comments about foreign policy because of her father's politics....
21:28 2019-08-03

China blasts 22-nation letter criticizing Xinjiang policies China has attacked a statement by 22 Western countries at the United Nations urging it to cease holding member of its Muslim population in detention centers...
13:00 2019-07-11

YouTube clumsily tries to rectify its confusing anti-harassment policies (again) Facing immense pressure, YouTube has said it will reexamine its harassment policies and update them. The company said it will do so in “consultation with experts, creators, journalists and those who have, themselves, been victims of harassment.” The ...
10:56 2019-06-06

Fines, jail, debt: Court policies punish the poor Low-income court defendants across the country have found themselves in a never-ending cycle of fines, jail, probation and debt. Now one Tennessee district attorney is trying to change that. (July 10)        ...
07:42 2019-07-10

Spanish PM unveils progressive policies to head off snap election Pedro Sánchez hopes to win over anti-austerity alliance and end political impasseSpain’s acting prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, has announced hundreds of progressive policies intended to persuade the anti-austerity Unidas Podemos alliance to back his ...
20:56 2019-09-03

Insurance companies offer policies for African swine fever A handful of insurance companies in the United States and around the world are offering policies to cover the massive losses hog farmers may incur if African swine fever reaches their shores....
16:42 2019-09-16

Exceptional Education: TUSD addresses its policies after recent concerns TUCSON – On Thursday, Tucson Unified School District’s superintendent Dr. Gabriel Trujillo spoke about the exceptional education process and the district’s policies. Growing concern by parents has been a more pronounced trend in th...
06:28 2019-08-23

He threatened GOP lawmakers over Trump’s policies. Now he faces up to 10 years in prison. Carlos Bayon, 63, threatened House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) last year, according to the Department of Justice....
04:28 2019-08-01

Factbox: Climate policies of top U.S. Democrats in 2020 presidential race Ten Democratic U.S. presidential hopefuls will tout their plans to tackle climate change on Wednesday evening in a series of CNN town halls, sure to pit moderates like Joe Biden against progressives like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders....
15:28 2019-09-04

Short-sighted policies stall Balkans' integration into EU: Erdogan Short-sighted anti-immigrant populism in some European Union member states has blocked the integration of Western Balkan countries into the EU, weakening the region's stability, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday....
16:28 2019-07-09

CVS and Walgreens announce changes to firearms policies, ask shoppers to not bring guns in Drugstore chains CVS and Walgreens joined the growing list of retailers asking shoppers to not bring their guns into stores.       ...
05:56 2019-09-06

Mexico’s Finance Minister Resigns, Rebuking the President’s Policies The minister, Carlos Urzúa, was part of the president’s inner circle and worked to give investors confidence that the leftist leader would be fiscally disciplined....
22:42 2019-07-09

Four-day week and abolishing private schools: The policies Labour announced The focus on Labour's conference in Brighton might have been diverted by the sudden resumption of parliament, but there were a lot of new policies unveiled....
16:00 2019-09-25

CNN's Don Lemon insists Trump's base actually likes Obama, just not his policies CNN anchor Don Lemon dismissed the notion that President Trump's supporters dislike former President Obama, insisting they believe that he is a "kind, decent man" who simply didn't like his policies. ...
10:56 2019-06-04

‘Confused and fearful’: New Yorkers grapple with Trump immigration policies Residents of Jackson Heights, one of New York’s most diverse neighborhoods, are concerned the new ‘public charge’ rule will put families at riskIn a packed room in Jackson Heights – one of the most diverse neighborhoods in New York and the US as a wh...
09:14 2019-09-14

Road rage: Norway goes to polls split over environmental policies Gilets jaunes-style movement has threatened to bring down national governmentRegional elections in Norway on Monday are being billed as a referendum on the country’s environmental policies, with the country split over road toll rises that have alread...
15:14 2019-09-08

Executives Rethink Social-Media Policies After China Dust-Up With chief executives taking vocal stands on issues like gun control, climate change and immigration, corporate managers doing business internationally are advised to think twice about sounding off on global affairs....
04:28 2019-10-14

Google brings in new privacy policies to make Chrome extensions better One of the best things about the Chrome web browser is the sheer number of extensions available in the Chrome Web Store that add additional features – such as ad blocking and VPNs.However, some of them collect user data without users knowing &...
13:00 2019-05-31

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'would be delighted to pay more in taxes' for socialist policies Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said more taxes would be necessary in order to pay for things like universal healthcare and tuition-free college....
21:28 2019-06-13

Trudeau’s blackface photos are awful – but then so are many of his policies | Arwa Mahdawi The Canadian prime minister is no monster, but he has spent years basking in a progressive image he doesn’t deserveJustin Trudeau has had a colourful few days, hasn’t he? First there was a picture of him in brownface. Then there was a picture of him ...
21:00 2019-09-24

Many U.S. farmers fume at Washington, not Trump, over biofuel, trade policies American farmers helped elect President Donald Trump in 2016 on hopes he would shake up Washington and turn around a struggling agricultural economy, but many of his policies have actually stung farmers, notably his trade war with China and biofuel w...
17:14 2019-09-10

Solar company says UK needs new policies to meet 2050 carbon target Solar power could help Britain achieve its new climate goal more efficiently than many politicians realize if the government adopts policies to unlock faster growth, a leading solar company said on Thursday, citing new research....
04:00 2019-06-14

U.S. presidential candidate Warren attacks Facebook's political ad policies U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren took aim at Facebook's political advertising policies on Monday, suggesting without evidence that a change in the social media giant's policy might have been linked to a recent meeting between F...
22:00 2019-10-08

Australia to invest $680 million in dams for drought-stricken region Australia will invest A$1 billion ($678.70 million) to revamp water infrastructure in rural and regional communities in the drought-stricken New South Wales....
20:28 2019-10-13

Italian region offers $770 a month to people to move there – but there's a catch A region in southern Italy that has lost the most inhabitants in the country in the last five years is offering people approximately $770 a month for three years to move there, according to reports....
19:28 2019-09-11

Cameroon opposition leader released after abduction in Anglophone region The leader of one of Cameroon's main opposition parties was released by his captors on Saturday after being abducted by unidentified gunmen in the country's restive Anglophone region a day earlier, his party said....
03:42 2019-06-30

In historic shift, Vatican to consider married priests for Amazon region A Vatican document on Monday said the Church should consider ordaining older married men as priests in remote areas of the Amazon, a historic shift which some say could pave the way for their use in other areas where clergy are scarce....
22:14 2019-06-17

U.S. to sell 34 surveillance drones to allies in South China Sea region The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four U.S. allies in the South China Sea region as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Washington will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia....
02:42 2019-06-04

Ethiopia faces more conflict with ethnic group's push for region Ethiopia's destabilizing regional frictions may worsen this month if the small Sidama ethnic group carries out a threat to unilaterally declare a new semi-autonomous region in defiance of the federal government, a global think-tank said on Thursday....
17:14 2019-07-04

Taiwanese president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen will visit Haiti on Saturday in an attempt to bolster support in the region after neighboring Dominican Republic broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan last year....
21:42 2019-07-13

Pakistan earthquake leaves 19 dead and 300 injured in Kashmir region A shallow earthquake near Mirpur has struck north-eastern Pakistan, tearing huge cracks in roadsAt least 19 people have been killed and 300 injured after a shallow earthquake struck north-eastern Pakistan, tearing car-sized cracks into roads and heav...
11:56 2019-09-25

Why the Asia-Pacific region is high on Dell Technologies' radar Advancements in innovations such as 5G, robotics and automation, and autonomous vehicles has made the region one to watch for global companies, Dell Technologies' president of Asia Pacific & Japan, Global Digital Cities has said....
08:28 2019-07-16

British Open is in Northern Ireland, and a region defined by the Troubles can’t quite believe it “It was beyond the realms of possibility,” Darren Clarke, a former British Open champion and resident of Portrush, said of the town hosting the tournament for the first time in 68 years. “It was just never going to happen.”...
01:00 2019-07-18

Major fire erupts at power station in Moscow region A major fire broke out at a power station in the Moscow region on Thursday, injuring six to nine people, the energy ministry and Russian media reports said....
13:28 2019-07-11

'Fresh air, no delinquency': the Italian region paying people to move in Molise is offering €700 a month to newcomers who settle in underpopulated areasMolise, a sparsely populated region of southern Italy, is so off the radar that many Italians joke that “Molise non esiste” (Molise doesn’t exist).But proud locals have re...
02:56 2019-09-14

Gunmen Attack Turkish Diplomats in Kurdish Region of Iraq At least one consulate employee was killed in the shooting at a restaurant, the authorities said. It was not immediately clear who was behind the assault....
16:28 2019-07-17

Brazil spokesman says Bolsonaro may visit Amazon region this week Brazil's spokesman said on Monday president Jair Bolsonaro may visit the Amazon region later this week to check on the efforts to reduce forest fires....
00:00 2019-08-28

Deep South drought threatens 11M people, crops across region BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Weeks of hot, dry weather have plunged the Deep South further into a drought that’s affecting more than 11 million people and threatening crops across the region, a new assessment showed Thursday. The latest report from US Drought ...
22:56 2019-09-27

Magnitude 3.4 quake hits gas field region of north Netherlands A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the north Dutch region of Groningen, home to one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
07:42 2019-05-22

In Afghanistan, the Endgame Demands a Difficult Balancing Act in a Region on Edge Rising tensions between India and Pakistan — not to mention the interests of China, Iran and Russia — are complicating American peace talks with the Taliban that are already filled with suspicion....
07:42 2019-08-09

Parts of Alaska Have No Sea Ice For the First Time Ever As Temperatures in the Region Hit Record Highs Alaska has seen the lowest levels of sea ice ever this summer as record temperatures and wildfires hit the region with some areas completely ice free — an event which has never occurred so early in the year and has ramifications for the arctic...
02:00 2019-08-08

Taiwan president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen visited Haiti on Saturday in an attempt to bolster support in the region after the neighboring Dominican Republic broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan last year....
07:28 2019-07-14

EU may ease regulations on food from Japan's nuclear disaster region The European Union proposed on Thursday easing restrictions on imports of some food from Japanese regions hit by the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, Japanese officials said....
19:42 2019-06-27

Virtually every Apple business grew in every region this quarter—except the iPhone Enlarge / Apple CEO Tim Cook. (credit: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Today, Apple reported its Q3 2019 earnings to investors. Overall revenue is up 1% over the same quarter last year, reaching $53.8 billion. Apple CEO Tim Cook frame...
18:28 2019-07-31

Major Fire At Power Station In Moscow Region Injures Many A major fire broke out at a power station in the Moscow region on Thursday, injuring six to nine people, the energy ministry and Russian media reports said....
14:42 2019-07-11

UNESCO declares Erzgebirge region a World Heritage Site UN officials have granted protected status to the Erzgebirge region (The Ore Mountains) on the German-Czech border. The water management system in Augsburg was also declared a World Heritage Site at the Baku session....
19:56 2019-07-06

Lukas Euler Named to PING All-Southeast Region Team FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – After enjoying the most prolific season of his four-year career, senior Lukas Euler continues to earn recognition for his efforts. Euler was named to the PING All-Southeast Region Team for the first time in his career on Saturday...
05:28 2019-05-26

Candidate Biden says Trump's foreign policies have harmed America's standing Former Vice President Joe Biden, in his first major foreign policy address as a Democratic presidential candidate, on Thursday blasted U.S. President Donald Trump's performance on the world stage as erratic and extreme....
22:28 2019-07-11

YouTube Changes Hate Speech Policies, Prohibiting White Supremacist Videos (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube updated its hate speech policies Wednesday to prohibit videos with white supremacy and neo-Nazi viewpoints. The video streaming company says it has already made it more difficult to find and promote such videos, but it...
23:00 2019-06-05

Beto O’Rourke Proposes Immigration Overhaul That Would Undo Trump Policies Mr. O’Rourke’s broad plan also seeks a path to citizenship for undocumented people and strengthened ties between the United States and Latin America....
23:42 2019-05-29

Ex-FBI Director James Comey violated DOJ policies in handling Trump memos James Comey, who was fired as FBI Director by President Donald Trump in May 2017, is not being prosecuted for the alleged violations detailed in the scathing report by the Justice Department's Office of Inspector General....
17:42 2019-08-29

Biden campaign trail speech to assail Trump's foreign policies Looking to steady his presidential campaign after a debate performance against other Democratic contenders that hurt him in public opinion polls, Joe Biden will seek to play to his strengths on Thursday with a speech that draws upon his experience in...
13:14 2019-07-11

James Comey violated FBI policies with memos on Trump discussions, IG report says A scathing inspector general report released Thursday said that fired FBI Director James Comey violated bureau policies by drafting, leaking and retaining memos documenting discussions with President Trump. ...
16:56 2019-08-29

Candidate Biden says Trump's foreign policies have damaged America's standing Looking to steady his presidential campaign after a debate performance against other Democratic contenders that hurt him in public opinion polls, Joe Biden on Thursday blasted U.S. President Donald Trump's foreign policy as erratic and extreme....
20:56 2019-07-11

Pompeo visits Swiss event as Trump’s policies raise concerns MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is joining Trump adviser Jared Kushner at a closed-doors meeting of the Bilderberg Group in the Swiss lakeside resort of Montreux. Saturday’s annual gathering has long been shroud...
17:56 2019-06-01

Trump continues attacks on Mitt Romney, says Democrats have bad policies but 'they stick together' President Trump on Sunday continued his social media attack on Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah – offering up some rare praise for Democrats while slamming his fellow Republican for his perceived disloyalty....
22:00 2019-10-06

Sanders and Warren defend progressive policies against attacks in U.S. Democratic debate Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders offered an unabashed defense of their progressive policies during a Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday, as their more moderate rivals criticized their proposals as unrealistic and politically untenable....
17:42 2019-07-31

New refugee data centre can inform policies, solutions worldwide: Guterres A new UN refugee data centre will improve the way humanitarian agencies support “some of the most dramatically vulnerable people in the world”, UN chief António Guterres said on Thursday....
02:28 2019-10-11

Brazil's Bolsanaro says he 'loves' the Amazon. But his policies are designed to wreak havoc on it Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning, with more than one-and-a-half soccer fields worth of rainforest destroyed every minute of every day, according to the country's space research center....
06:14 2019-08-26

Bernie Sanders’ socialist policies would crush the Walmart workers he says he’s fighting for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, isn’t one to mince words when it comes to corporate greed. On Wednesday, the presidential candidate attended a Walmart shareholders meeting and blasted the company’s leadership for supposedly paying “starvation wages,” as w...
22:28 2019-06-06

Google says leaked assistant recordings are a violation of data security policies The search giant has confirmed humans are listening in to 'Okay Google' commands, but it says leaking the recordings are a violation of its data security policies....
03:56 2019-07-12

Chicago Public Schools Ordered to Toughen Sexual Misconduct Policies An official said the order followed “the most comprehensive investigation” the department’s office for civil rights “has ever undertaken of sexual violence in a major urban public school system.”...
05:14 2019-09-13

Cameron may have fought Brexit. But it was his policies that made it happen | John Harris Though he now styles himself as the failed pioneer of a softer politics, he can’t escape responsibility for austerityHere he comes, wielding the delayed memoirs that will finally go on sale on Thursday, about to star in the two-part BBC documentary t...
14:14 2019-09-16

Scheer blames ‘troubling’ Canadian economy on Trump, Trudeau policies Conservative leader Andrew Scheer insisted that as prime minister he would help Canada deal with any global downturn by cutting taxes, working to attract more investment and balancing the federal books....
09:14 2019-10-09

A Peace Corps for Climate Change Is Among the Most Popular Green New Deal Policies Americans want to get to work saving the planet from catastrophic climate change. Presidential candidate Jay Inslee’s idea of forming a Climate Conservation Corps—akin to the Peace Corps and Americorps—is among the most popular climate policies assoc...
19:56 2019-06-07

US insurer Chubb to stop investing in or selling policies to coal firms Company becomes latest to make pledge as risks of climate crisis become clearerChubb will become the first US insurer to turn its back on the global coal industry by beginning to phase out its coal investments and insurance policies within the next t...
18:14 2019-07-01

Canadian supplier CEO says softening market '100% attributed to Trump’s trade policies' Linda Hasenfratz, the CEO of Canadian auto supplier Linamar, says President Donald Trump's tariffs — whether threatened or implemented — increase costs and create uncertainty....
21:00 2019-06-13

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he 'loves' the Amazon. But his policies are designed to wreak havoc on it Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning, with more than one-and-a-half soccer fields worth of rainforest destroyed every minute of every day, according to the country's space research center....
21:28 2019-08-27

Castro praised Obama immigration policies for years – before attacking Biden over them Julián Castro took former Vice President Joe Biden to task at last week's Democratic presidential primary debate for trying to downplay his role in the Obama administration’s immigration policies -- but Castro wasn't always a big critic of those poli...
18:28 2019-09-18

Gulf of Mexico nearly swallows car as Tropical Storm Barry lashes the region An Alabama driver’s car was nearly swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Storm Barry began battering the Gulf Coast on Friday afternoon. Images from Dauphin Island, which is off the southern coast of Alabama near Mobile, show a gray Dodge...
02:14 2019-07-13

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California the day after a large quake hit the region RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) – Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California the day after a large quake hit the region....
08:28 2019-07-06

Strong aftershock jolts same California desert region day after major quake A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the strongest earthquake in the region in 25 years on July 4, which was felt by more than 20 million people....
23:00 2019-07-05

Chandrayaan-2 To Land On Lunar South Polar Region On September 7: ISRO Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Saturday said that India's indigenous moon mission Chandrayaan-2 is set to land on the lunar south polar region on September 7....
09:42 2019-08-18

Attack on Saudi Aramco a step up in geopolitical risk for region, expert says Herman Wang, OPEC and Middle East specialist at S&P Global Platts, discusses the implications of attacks on crucial oil production facilities in Saudi Arabia....
09:56 2019-09-16

CORRECTED-U.S. set to push security strategy as Chinese manoeuvres rattle region Recent incidents involving Chinese ships in Southeast Asian waters are testing regional faith in Beijing's sincerity about maritime peace, and aiding a renewed U.S. push to build alliances with countries unnerved by China's assertiveness....
05:56 2019-08-02

Everest Region Bans Single-Use Plastic To Reduce Waste On Mountains Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers, Nepali authorities said Thursday....
12:28 2019-08-21

US carrier in Persian Gulf region sends clear signal to Iran The USS Abraham Lincoln, with its contingent of Navy destroyers and cruisers and a fighting force of about 70 aircraft, is the centerpiece of the Pentagon's response to what it calls Iranian threats to attack U.S. forces or commercial shipping in the...
20:14 2019-06-08

Peru to start uprooting coca plants in top drug-trafficking region Peruvian security forces will start eradicating illegal coca plants for the first time in a lawless jungle region that produces most of the cocaine in the country, the government announced on Thursday....
21:28 2019-09-12

Pakistan calls for Trump mediation on Kashmir as region remains tense Tensions between India and Pakistan over Kashmir have the potential to blow up into a regional crisis and it is the right time for U.S. President Donald Trump to mediate, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday....
16:42 2019-08-04

Lake District authority accused of turning region into ‘theme park’ Angry protests follow move to resurface cycle path and refusal to ban 4x4s on farm trailsThe authority responsible for the Lake District has become the focus of angry protest from residents and campaigners over accusations that it has turned the regi...
23:42 2019-10-13

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and using video conferencing in that region....
02:28 2019-05-23

UN chief urges scaled up response for peace, across troubled Sahel’s region Humanitarian and development responses for Mali and Africa’s wider Sahel region “are falling short”, and support must be scaled up to ensure a hopeful future for its people, the Secretary-General told world leaders at a special high level meeting ins...
02:00 2019-09-26

US, Japan To Work With India For An Open Indo-Pacific Region: Shinzo Abe The US and Japan will work with countries like India, Australia, ASEAN, UK and France to "forcefully" promote the idea of a free and open Indo-Pacific, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday,......
01:28 2019-05-28

Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance security in the region: SPA Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the Kingdom to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported on Friday....
04:00 2019-07-20

Take a tour of Franco-Canadian relations with this look at region-specific Simpsons dubs Despite being a quintessentially American show, The Simpsons is syndicated across the world and its familiar voices dubbed over by actors speaking different languages. In English-speaking countries, the original cast is left as is: Anglo-Canadian Hom...
20:56 2019-08-07

Asia and Pacific on course to miss all Sustainable Development Goals, says UN region chief Unless progress is accelerated, Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all of the 17 Goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Executive Secretary of the UN regional commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), told UN News a...
19:14 2019-07-18

U.S. military in region is 'weakest' in history: Iran deputy Guards chief The U.S. military presence in the Middle East is at its "weakest in history", a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards was on Sunday quoted by the semi-official news agency Fars as saying....
14:00 2019-05-26

Hezbollah says commanders ready, Israel orders more forces to border region Hezbollah said on Saturday its field commanders were ready to respond to an attack a week ago that the Lebanese group blamed on Israeli drones, after Israel's military ordered extra forces to deploy near the border....
06:42 2019-09-01

Marathwada Water Grid To Cater Needs Of Parched Region: Devendra Fadnavis Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said his government was planning to ensure piped drinking water supply in every village of the parched Marathwada region through a water grid....
13:56 2019-06-18

‘Catastrophic’ Dorian now strongest hurricane to hit Bahamas region in modern records  BAHAMAS (NBC News) – Hurricane Dorian strengthened to a “catastrophic” Category 5 storm early Sunday as it closed in on the Bahamas, the National Hurricane Center said. As of 11 a.m. ET, Hurricane Dorian had been deemed the R...
18:56 2019-09-01

Colombia's Duque seeks international sanctions on Venezuela to protect region Colombian President Ivan Duque called on Saturday for coordinated international sanctions targeting Venezuela to help stop President Nicolas Maduro's support for Colombian rebels and drug traffickers from destabilizing Latin America....
06:28 2019-09-22

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an outbreak....
18:42 2019-06-18

UN terrorism chief heavily criticized for trip to China's Xinjiang region United Nations counter terrorism chief Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov has come under heavy criticism from the United States and human rights groups over his recent trip to China's repressive Xinjiang region....
07:56 2019-06-18

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to Colombia’s long war. One was murdered by state-aligned militias, who falsely accused him of collabora...
14:56 2019-07-20

China reports new African swine fever case in Guangxi region China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs reported a new case of African swine fever on a farm in the southwestern region of Guangxi on Monday....
17:00 2019-09-23

Woman On Hike Dies On Hottest Weekend Of Year In Washington Region A woman hiking the Billy Goat Trail in Montgomery County, Maryland, died Saturday in what authorities believe was a heat-related medical emergency during the the hottest weekend of the year in the......
04:42 2019-07-22

Power issues snarl commuter rail service in Northeast region Commuter train service between New York and other areas of the northeast ground to a screeching halt Wednesday morning because of power issues, packing transit hubs with aggravated travelers. “Trains traveling between New York (NYP) and North Phiadel...
20:00 2019-06-19

'Kashmiris will erupt': fear grips region as Indian crackdown bites Cities are empty as armed security forces outnumber local police and all communications remain blockedEid is just days away, and the central market in Srinagar, Lal Chowk, should be bustling with people. Every year crowds flock to its stalls to buy c...
18:00 2019-08-09

Torrential rains in Japan force over 1 million to evacuate southwestern region An onslaught of heavy rain across the southwestern part of Japan has forced more than 1 million people to be evacuated amid fears of landslides and widespread flooding....
16:56 2019-07-03

Hurricane Dorian: Several killed in Bahamas as storm continues to hammer region At least five people have been killed in the Bahamas in what officials have described as a "historic tragedy." The downgraded Category 4 hurricane has battered the region for over 30 hours, triggering massive flooding....
03:14 2019-09-03

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan deploys to Indo-Pacific region The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and commander task force units began underway operations in the Indo-Pacific region, the Navy announced on Wednesday....
20:14 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Magnitude 3.4 quake hits gas field region of north Netherlands A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the north Dutch region of Groningen, home to one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
09:14 2019-05-22

Ethiopian city braces for protests as activists promise to declare new region Activists in Ethiopia were set to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group on Thursday in defiance of the central government, with some residents of the southern city of Hawassa worried that it could lead to violence....
22:14 2019-07-17

‘Wanton destruction’ in Sudan’s Darfur region, ‘blatant violation’ of international law The looting and destruction of UN food relief agency premises and property in Sudan, has prompted the UN-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and UN Country Team, to condemn the assault as a “blatant violation of international humanitarian law”....
20:28 2019-06-27

Rescue Ship Poses New Test for Italy’s Hard-Line Migrant Policies The Sea Watch 3, seeking to disembark 42 people it picked up off Libya, has entered Italian waters off the island of Lampedusa, in defiance of new legislation....
21:00 2019-06-27

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic. (credit: Getty | Drew Angerer) Infamous OxyContin-maker P...
01:42 2019-05-24

Harry Reid rips Dems over 'Medicare-for-all,' border policies: 'Of course' it will hurt us in 2020 Former Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid had some harsh words for his party's presidential candidates, rejecting some of their health care and immigration policies as too extreme to resonate with voters in a general election....
20:56 2019-08-20

YouTube Says Homophobic Harassment Targeting a Popular Host Doesn’t Violate Its Policies YouTube is declining to take action against a popular conservative host despite his homophobic and racist slurs targeting another video maker, further calling into question social media companies’ willingness to police behavior on their platfor...
20:28 2019-06-05

President Trump Condemned Baltimore as ‘Disgusting.’ His Administration’s Policies Aren’t Exactly Helping President Donald Trump slammed Baltimore as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess” over the weekend in a series of racist tweets and suggested that he could fix the problems if only Democrats gave him a chance. “I am in a very...
19:28 2019-07-31

Greater investment in family-friendly policies critical to support breastfeeding – UNICEF While the benefits of breastfeeding for both children and mothers are extensive, policies that support nursing, particularly in workplaces, are not yet available to most mothers worldwide, the Head of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said ...
16:01 2019-08-01

Trump administration fights back against lone judges nixing policies ‘with the stroke of the pen’ Individual federal judges across the country have been issuing nationwide injunctions against the Trump administration in record numbers, blocking a range of executive policies from being enforced....
23:28 2019-05-22

Warren proposes creating 'Department of Economic Development' modeled after China's policies Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., a top contender for the Democratic presidential nomination, proposed Tuesday replacing the Commerce Department with an "Department of Economic Development" that would copy China's economic development policies. The res...
18:14 2019-06-04

Majority of Americans approve of Trump's handling of economy, credit his policies: Poll A majority of Americans approve of how President Trump has handled the economy, feel confident about their personal finances, and believe Trump's policies have had an impact on the country's economic performance, according to the latest poll by CBS N...
06:14 2019-05-23

Meet Tish James, the Black Woman Standing up to Trump and All His Racist Policies New York Attorney General Letitia “Tish” James is not here for any of Donald Trump’s fuckshit. Not only is she New York’s top law enforcement officer but she has no problem using every ounce of her authority to go after Trump and his possibly nefario...
23:56 2019-08-20

Trump Attracts Central American Support for Hard-Line Migration Policies The Salvadoran president, Nayib Bukele, has courted the White House. And on Wednesday, Honduras signed an agreement to help thwart asylum seekers from entering the United States....
06:28 2019-09-26

Trump calls for mental health reform after shootings — but his policies threaten coverage Trump's critics and health policy experts say moves out of the White House have made and will make it more difficult for people to obtain the mental health-care that the president is advocating....
16:42 2019-08-06

Haitians and Africans Are Increasingly Among Those Stranded Along US-Mexico Border by Trump Immigration Policies A school vice principal from Cameroon fleeing ethnic violence; a mother and child from Haiti searching for a better life; a construction worker from Angola fleeing religious persecution....
07:28 2019-07-09

Brexit is political poison, and it’s green policies that are suffering | Molly Scott Cato The spat over VAT on solar batteries shows how Brussels-bashing is taking precedence over urgent social priorities• Molly Scott Cato is a Green MEPAs pro-European MEPs we grow weary of the government claiming credit for European achievements while bl...
22:42 2019-06-27

Secret Border Patrol chat is not first time a group has violated Facebook policies The company’s strategy of pushing interactions within closed-member groups is increasingly clashing with its capacity to monitor those that break rules against hate speech and harassment, critics say....
22:42 2019-07-05

‘Huge data gaps’ hampering ‘evidence-based’ national migration policies There are still “huge gaps at country level,” to be overcome in order to develop an effective global migration data programme, said the head of the Demographic and Social Statistics Branch of UN Statistics, on Monday....
15:56 2019-05-21

Grand Canyon West to re-examine safety policies, security after Skywalk death A 28-year-old visitor climbed over a safety barrier at the Grand Canyon Skywalk and reportedly jumped to his death.        ...
19:14 2019-09-30

House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
02:28 2019-07-16

Leftist Atop Argentina Race Moves From Kirchner’s Shadow. Will His Policies Follow? The markets were rocked by the prospect of ex-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner returning to power. But it’s Alberto Fernández, a moderate, who actually leads her ticket....
13:56 2019-08-16

Fox News host Tucker Carlson praises Elizabeth Warren's economic policies Conservative news show anchor praises the Democratic 2020 election candidate for promoting ‘economic patriotism’ Conservative news show anchor Tucker Carlson has praised Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s economic policy plan, ...
05:14 2019-06-07

As Trump policies deepen farmers' pain, Democrats see an opening in rural America Seizing on mounting Farm Belt frustration with President Donald Trump's economic agenda, Democratic rivals are stepping up their push to take back part of rural America, whose overwhelming support for Trump helped propel his upset 2016 election victo...
13:56 2019-08-27

‘It’s Bad News For the Free Market.’ U.S. Businesses Are Spooked by President Trump’s Trade Policies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s aggressive and wildly unpredictable use of tariffs is spooking American business groups, which have long formed a potent force in his Republican Party. Corporate America was blindsided last week whe...
15:56 2019-06-12

Beto O'Rourke's plan for LGBTQ equality aims to overturn Trump policies Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a proposal Wednesday morning to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans and reinstate protections abandoned by President Donald Trump....
15:00 2019-06-12

John Kelly ‘cashing in’ on Trump immigration policies, far-left Dems allege Two far-left Democrats have accused former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly of “cashing in” on the Trump administration’s immigration policies since leaving that position, according to a report....
11:28 2019-06-07

Trump's Fed pick Judy Shelton is a fan of the gold standard and other unusual economic policies In tapping Judy Shelton to become one of two Federal Reserve Board governors, President Donald Trump selected one of the minority of mainstream economists supportive of a return to the gold standard and critical of central bank activity....
06:14 2019-07-03

Beyond Ending Trump’s Policies, Democrats Largely Skirt Questions About Their Immigration Plans The Democrats seeking the White House despise President Trump’s hard-line immigration policies, but they would rather not discuss their own proposals....
01:00 2019-09-12

Concern about Trump's immigration policies impacting business fades on Main Street Immigration is an issue that small business owners care about, but for the majority it is not because it affects their companies, according to the latest CNBC|SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey....
23:14 2019-08-14

Instagram’s 'Solicitation' Policies Are Exposing Porn Performers to Harassment—and Financial Exploitation In late March, porn performer and sex worker activist Bella Bathory discovered that her Instagram account had vanished. A person going by the name “Omid” at-mentioned her on Twitter: “your IG account was deleted due to your porn activities,” it read,...
18:56 2019-06-06

Business economists warn Trump’s trade policies could drag growth below 2% next year Mike Segar/Reuters Business economists have grown increasingly worried about the potential for a sharp slowdown in the US over the next year, according to a new survey. Many pointed to President Donald Trump's trade disputes as the largest risks to ...
17:14 2019-10-07

China vows response if US deploys missiles in region, arms race feared A top Chinese military official on Tuesday said Beijing would “not stand idly by” if the U.S. goes forward with deploying intermediate-range missiles in the Indo-Pacific region, raising new fears an arms race....
06:56 2019-08-06

HollyFrontier halts operations at Tulsa, Oklahoma refinery as rain hits region HollyFrontier on Thursday said it is temporarily shutting operations at its 155,300-barrel-per-day Tulsa, Oklahoma, refinery as a precaution due to high water, the latest headache due to bad weather in the region....
21:56 2019-05-23

Strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years rattles region, rumbles residents A preliminary magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked Southern California on Thursday, shaking an area for hundreds of miles.        ...
08:56 2019-07-05

UAE ranks first in Arab region in Government Electronic and Mobile Services Maturity Index The UAE has been ranked first in the Arab region in Government Electronic and Mobile Services (GEMS) Maturity Index, according to a report issued by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).The report said the availa...
08:42 2019-08-24

Watch: Naval Strike Missile launched in Indo-Pacific region for first time The Naval Strike Missile, which can strike an enemy ship 100 nautical miles away, was successfully demonstrated by the USS Gabrielle Giffords during its maiden deployment, the Navy said....
13:42 2019-10-03

U.S. defense secretary visits South Korea as region faces myriad challenges U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper met with senior South Korean leaders on Friday amid a series of regional challenges ranging from a bitter trade row between Seoul and Tokyo to the cost of U.S. troops stationed in South Korea....
13:28 2019-08-09

At UN, Iran proposes ‘coalition for hope’ to pull Gulf region from ‘edge of collapse’ The Gulf region is “on the edge of collapse”, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told world leaders on Wednesday at the annual high-level segment of the United Nations General Assembly, saying that “a single blunder can fuel a big fire”....
21:28 2019-09-25

'Everything is burned': Bolivian caravan marches across fire-ravaged region to pressure Morales In Bolivia's fire-ravaged lowlands, a caravan of indigenous protesters is marching hundreds of miles to demand President Evo Morales declare a surge in wildfires a national disaster, a move they hope will unleash international aid....
22:00 2019-09-29

Locals accuse Lake District authority of turning region into a 'theme park' No confidence vote over move to make path accessible to 4x4s follows proposals for zip wires and cable carsThe authority responsible for the Lake District has become the focus of angry protest from residents and campaigners over accusations that it h...
20:00 2019-10-13

Floods wreaking havoc on Great Lakes region fueled by climate crisis Depths of lakes that hold about 90% of US’s freshwater spiking to record levels, from 14in to nearly 3ft above long-term averagesThis summer, as rain relentlessly poured down on the Great Lakes region, Detroit declared a rare state of emergency. The ...
08:28 2019-09-03

Thousands flee disputed Kashmir region after alert; India says it killed militants Thousands of Indian tourists, pilgrims and workers began leaving the disputed region of Kashmir after a local government alert over possible militant attacks, and India said it killed at least five militants who were trying to attack its forces....
22:00 2019-08-03

Vatican considers allowing married men to become priests in clergy-scarce Amazon region The Vatican is considering allowing married men to become priests to help counter a shortage of them in a part of the world where some estimates say there are only one for every 10,000 Catholics....
20:14 2019-06-17

Mysterious Cosmic Radio Burst Detected in a Completely Unexpected Region of Space For years, astronomers have struggled to understand the source of fast radio bursts, powerful split-second pulses of energy that originate far outside our galaxy. In an astonishing technical feat, astronomers have finally managed to pinpoint the gala...
22:56 2019-06-27

Mitigating climate change in Asia-Pacific could give region an economic boost The urgent need to move towards a low carbon economy and build resilience, would not only mitigate the worst impacts of climate change in the Asia-Pacific, but also lift the region economically, according to the body overseeing the UN Framework Conve...
21:56 2019-09-06

Amid Climate Change, Arctic Region Evolves Into Strategic, Economic Hotspot (TASIILAQ, Greenland) — From a helicopter, Greenland’s brilliant white ice and dark mountains make the desolation seem to go on forever. And the few people who live here — its whole population wouldn’t fill a football stadium ...
03:56 2019-08-26

Europe heatwave breaks records in Germany, Czech Republic as region sizzles A scorching heatwave is baking western and central Europe, setting new temperature records for June in Germany and the Czech Republic as forecasters warn it will get hotter before the heat dissipates....
18:56 2019-06-27

Peru court orders indigenous governor of mining region to six years in prison A Peruvian court ordered the arrest of the indigenous governor of a mineral-rich southern region after sentencing him to six years in prison on Wednesday for leading 2011 deadly protests against a Canadian open-pit silver project....
23:42 2019-08-14

Agriculture Dept. Announces Plan to Move Economists to Kansas City Region The relocation plan follows criticism from career staff members who have been fearful about their jobs being moved and who have speculated that the Trump administration is trying to stifle research....
03:28 2019-06-14

Peter Thiel’s Shady Tech Company Keeps Cashing in on Trump’s Cruel Immigration Policies Palantir has a deal with Immigration and Customs Enforcement for up to nearly $50 million over the next 3 years, according to a contract posted Monday. The software company co-founded by possible vampire and all around terrible person Peter Thiel he...
12:28 2019-08-21

UPDATE 1-House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
02:28 2019-07-16

Walmart removing violent video game displays from stores and reviewing gun sale policies Following two shootings inside its stores, Walmart is removing violent video game displays and reviewing its policies regarding gun sales.       ...
23:14 2019-08-09

Multi-Billionaire David Koch, Who Spent Millions Supporting Conservative Policies, Dies at 79 (WASHINGTON) — Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother, Charles, transformed American politics by pouring their riches into conservative causes, has died at age 79. His older brother, Charles, the death on Friday, sa...
17:14 2019-08-23

Brit Hume: Trump tariff policies 'a dramatic departure' from conservative American thought President Trump's use of tariffs as a negotiating tool is a stark departure from the customary conservative Republican policy platform, according to Brit Hume....
03:14 2019-06-05

Security Council must seize 'golden opportunity' for stability in Great Lakes region: UN envoy The international community must step up efforts to end instability around Africa’s Great Lakes so that millions there can benefit from its riches, the UN Special Envoy for the region told the Security Council on Thursday....
21:14 2019-10-03

Neuroscientists identify brain region linked to altered social interactions in autism model Although psychiatric disorders can be linked to particular genes, the brain regions and mechanisms underlying particular disorders are not well-understood. Mutations or deletions of the SHANK3 gene are strongly associated with autism spectrum disorde...
20:56 2019-07-31

South America forest fires could disrupt rainfall in region's farm belt: experts Forest fires that swept across Bolivia and Brazil this year could disrupt rainfall distribution across South America's grains-and-beef producing regions in unpredictable ways for years to come, a scientist and meteorologist said....
18:28 2019-10-09

Economic uncertainty, geopolitical tensions stall growth in Latin America and Caribbean region, UN says Citing “an external context of greater uncertainty and growing complexity”, the head of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), said on Wednesday that the region’s economic growth is expected to decline. ...
22:42 2019-07-31

Communities in Ethiopia's Somali Region face chronic drought linked to climate change This year the 'belg' rainy season once again failed to bring much needed relief to the drought-striken region. Pastoral communities say they fear for the future of their livelihoods as experts blame climate change....
19:28 2019-09-23

Deep Snow Cover In Arctic Region Intensifies Heat Waves In Europe: Study Frequent heat waves have been recorded in the European continent and Northeast Asia lately and researchers in a new study have uncovered the reason behind this phenomenon. According to the study, deep......
04:14 2019-09-01

Exclusive: America’s drug czar tours region where surge of cocaine and meth arrive into US MCALLEN, TEXAS – America's drug czar, touring a border area beset by increased shipments of illegal drugs, told FOX News in an exclusive interview Wednesday that officials there were stretched so thin they "have no ability to really focus in on the c...
20:14 2019-07-10

Large earthquake strikes Southern California day after 6.4 temblor hit region, experts warn of more aftershocks A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck early Friday near the same region in Southern California where a significant tremor hit one day before, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
17:56 2019-07-05

Italy's Friuli-Venezia Giulia region offers foodies endless possibilities Check out this under-the-radar region of Italy bordering Austria and Slovenia, where the wine, food and scenery are all top-notch.       ...
18:42 2019-07-24

Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead. The post Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region ...
15:00 2019-06-23

India forces arrest 500 in Kashmir as Pakistan suspends key train service to disputed region Indian security forces have arrested at least 500 people in Kashmir since the Hindu nationalist government instituted a blackout and lockdown in the disputed region....
15:42 2019-08-08

UN gears up emergency food aid for hurricane-struck region of Bahamas, as death toll rises With initial assessments indicating that some 76,000 people in the parts of the Bahamas worst-affected by Hurricane Dorian need urgent support, the World Food Programme (WFP) is arranging for eight tons of ready-to-eat meals to be provided – part of ...
13:28 2019-09-06

UN health experts warn ‘dramatic resurgence’ of measles continues to threaten the European region Europe has lost ground in eliminating measles, as the number of countries having achieved or sustained elimination of the disease has declined, the European Regional Verification Commission for Measles and Rubella Elimination (RVC) warned on Thursday...
07:00 2019-08-29

China says U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Tiananmen remarks smear its policies and grossly intervene in its affairs BEIJING (AP) — China says U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Tiananmen remarks smear its policies and grossly intervene in its affairs. The post China says U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Tiananmen remarks smear its policies and grossly in...
06:28 2019-06-04

UNICEF urges ‘transformative shift’ in family-friendly work policies to reap ‘huge’ benefits Because the “earliest years” of life are the most crucial, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) published a list of new family-friendly policy recommendations on Friday it says will likely reap “huge” benefits....
04:56 2019-07-19

Conservative NYT columnist called 'white nationalist' after blasting 2020 Dems for pro-illegal immigrant policies New York Times columnist Bret Stephens is under fire among progressives over his op-ed slamming the 2020 Democratic candidates for embracing pro-illegal immigrant policies, some calling him a "white nationalist."...
18:28 2019-07-01

Heidi Heitkamp: Republicans dumped free trade to support Trump's 'radical and reckless' policies A key legacy of this president will be his ability to unilaterally impose tariffs (i.e. taxes on American customers) for any purpose, at any time, and without Republican opposition, writes former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp....
23:14 2019-06-28

Putin says liberalism has 'outlived its purpose' and praised Trump's tough immigration policies ahead of the G20 summit Reuters Russian president Vladimir Putin said liberalism has "outlived its purpose" and praised the rise of right-wing populism in Europe in an interview with the Financial Times. Putin told the Times that liberal leaders "cannot simply dictate any...
04:56 2019-06-28

India parliament votes to change Kashmir's status, give Delhi more control over contested region India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give the government in New Delhi greater authority over the disputed Muslim-majority region....
16:14 2019-08-06

Saudi crown prince, France's Macron discuss efforts to achieve stability and security in the region Saudi crown prince Mohamed bin Salman received a phone call from French president Emmanuel Macron on Saturday and they tackled the latest developments in the Middle East, state news agency SPA reported....
09:42 2019-09-08

'Don't deport Melania' goes viral after comedian Trevor Noah devises a joke conspiracy theory about Trump's immigration policies Chip Somodevilla/Getty Image The "Daily Show" host and comedian Trevor Noah devised a viral conspiracy theory that President Donald Trump is targeting first lady Melania Trump with his immigration policies. "Now you might be asking, why would he wan...
12:42 2019-08-16

‘Negative forces’ at work in DR Congo threaten ‘largely peaceful’ relations across Great Lakes region, says outgoing UN envoy The UN’s outgoing Special Envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region on Tuesday said countries there had made “important steps towards durable peace and stability” in the last 20 years, resulting in a region that is now “largely peaceful”....
15:14 2019-05-21

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calling on Secretary-General António Guterres “to play a role” in bringing countries to the table....
20:28 2019-06-27

Elizabeth Warren Facebook ad mocks Facebook's fact checking policies Earlier this year Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign ran ads on Facebook that proposed breaking it up, and they were temporarily pulled. Now, after Mark Zuckerberg talked at company meetings about the threat she poses, and as Facebook affi...
14:28 2019-10-12

EU wants Trump to drop 'reckless' trade policies: incoming trade chief The European Union will seek to convince U.S President Donald Trump to see "the error of his ways" and abandon some of his reckless trade policies, the EU executive's incoming trade commissioner said on Tuesday....
16:28 2019-09-10

Fort takes over as commander of Naval Forces Japan, Navy Region Japan Rear Adm. Brian Fort assumed command of Naval Forces Japan on Wednesday, relieving Rear Adm. Gregory Fenton during a change of command ceremony in Yokosuka, Japan....
06:56 2019-07-11

Get $27,000 to move to Italy: That's this region's plan to attract newcomers Molise, a region in Italy where towns are afflicted with underpopulation, will launch a program that will pay newcomers a monthly stipend for three years.       ...
02:14 2019-09-13

London housing shortage: home building is rising at a slower rate in London than any other region The number of houses being built is rising at a slower rate in London than any other region despite the capital having the most acute homes shortage, according to analysis today....
12:00 2019-08-21

Donald Trump says 'much can be learned' from Australia's controversial illegal immigration policies Donald Trump has said "much can be learned" from Australia's controversial policies on illegal immigration following the the deaths of a migrant father and his toddler daughter who drowned while trying to reach US soil....
23:14 2019-06-27

‘Pokemon Go’ will add Gen 5 Pokemon from the Unova region later today Nearly a year after bringing Generation 4 Pokemon from the Sinnoh region to Pokemon Go, Niantic is expanding the game’s PokeDex once again this week with the addition of creatures from Unova. These were the Pokemon featured in Pokémon Bl...
23:56 2019-09-16

WH Gidley: Bolton's policies didn't match Trump's President Donald Trump on Tuesday forced out John Bolton, his hawkish national security adviser with whom he had significant disagreements on Iran, Afghanistan and a cascade of other global challenges. (Sept. 10)        ...
23:14 2019-09-10

Who’s Still Fighting Who in Syria’s Eight-Year War Defending an announcement to pull back dozens of American troops from Syria who’d been working closely with Kurdish-led forces in the fight against Islamic State, President Donald Trump said it was time to let others “figure the situation out” there....
15:14 2019-10-09

Syria says it does not want to fight with Turkey Syria does not want to see fighting with Turkey, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, after Turkey said one of its posts in Syria's Idlib region was attacked from an area controlled by Syrian government forces....
10:00 2019-06-18

Why What Happens in Syria Matters Beyond Its Borders Donald Trump’s decision to stand down American forces as Turkish tanks rolled into northeastern Syria to push back a Kurdish militia was met with concern by the president’s backers in Washington and U.S. allies beyond. An international coalition dest...
23:14 2019-10-09

Germany's Syria conundrum What is Germany willing to do to stabilize Syria? Will it prolong its anti-IS mandate? How does its large Syrian community affect matters? Ahead of the mandate's expiration, German lawmakers are debating the way forward....
07:56 2019-09-04

The latest on what's happening in Syria President Trump has ordered the remaining US forces out of northern Syria as Turkish forces launch ongoing attacks on the Syrian border. Follow here for the latest....
17:42 2019-10-14

What Happens Next in Syria After Turkey’s Invasion Earlier this week, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would pull back from the border the few U.S. troops along the border in northeast Syria, clearing the way for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to launch his offensive against Kur...
11:14 2019-10-12

More than 100,000 people detained, missing in Syria: UN Reports suggest that more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday....
00:56 2019-08-08

Syria's Raqqa rocked by explosions: NGO Syria's northern city of Raqqa, a former stronghold of the "Islamic State" (IS) group, has been hit by two bomb blasts, killing 10 people, said a rights watchdog. No one has so far claimed responsibility for the attacks....
04:56 2019-06-02

Dallas man charged with joining IS in Syria A federal judge indicted a Texas man Thursday for traveling to Syria to aid the terrorist organization Islamic State, the Department of Justice said....
07:14 2019-08-02

| Will a 'safe zone' be set up in northern Syria? Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes a new "safe zone" in northern Syria will kill two birds with one stone - easing the refugee burden and pushing Kurdish militants away from his southern border....
13:14 2019-09-28

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
06:28 2019-05-22

UN official says over 100,000 detained and missing in Syria Reports suggest that more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the 8-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday...
02:00 2019-08-08

A Look at Who Is Affected by Trump’s Shift in Syria Kurdish fighters in northern Syria partnered with the United States to fight the Islamic State, but may find themselves facing Turkey’s military alone....
16:56 2019-10-07

Syria Conducted Chlorine Attack in May, U.S. Says The attack was the first confirmed violation of a chemical-weapons ban since a U.S. strike on Syria in 2018 over its alleged use of poison gas, a new assessment says....
00:28 2019-09-27

UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released, so long as it did not go to Syria. Iran has pledged to continue oil exports....
00:42 2019-07-14

U.S. Military to Withdraw From Northern Syria The move removes a last impediment to Turkey’s expanding incursion into Syria and marks an accelerated U.S. pullback from the international anti-Islamic State campaign....
08:56 2019-10-14

Hezbollah cut down its forces in Syria: Nasrallah Iran-backed Hezbollah has reduced its forces in Syria as fighting died down though it still has fighters all over the country, its leader said on Friday....
09:14 2019-07-13

Children buried by bombing in Syria Rescue workers pull 12-year-old Nour Faham from the dust, rubble and twisted metal that was his home, struck Monday morning by a Syrian government air force bomb in the northeastern town of Ariha....
08:28 2019-06-01

Who Are the Kurds, and Why Is Turkey Attacking Them in Syria? Why did Turkey invade? Why did America leave? How did the Kurds gain so much land? We answer 10 key questions about the Turkish invasion of northern Syria....
00:28 2019-10-15

U.S. says Iranian oil tanker headed toward Syria Turkey said on Friday that an Iranian oil tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran was headed to Lebanon's waters, but the United States later said the ship was sailing to Syria....
08:00 2019-08-31

Trump Followed His Gut on Syria. Calamity Came Fast. All the warnings were there. But President Trump’s reliance on his instincts, and his relationships, led him to ignore the consequences of a move that has emboldened Russia, Iran and the Islamic State....
17:14 2019-10-14

Why Is Turkey Fighting the Kurds in Syria? On Wednesday, Turkey announced that it was beginning an assault on a Kurdish-led militia in northeastern Syria. How did the two American allies get here?...
01:14 2019-10-10

How can Republicans say what they’re saying about Syria, and still support Trump? Trump has made one of the riskiest decisions of his presidency. Top allies are already talking about it as if it's a tragic mistake that will tarnish his entire legacy....
22:56 2019-10-10

Smoke seen rising across border in Syria Smoke could be seen rising near the Turkish-Syrian border on Wednesday, as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that a Turkish military operation into Syria had started. (Oct. 9)        ...
20:00 2019-10-09

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on a post-war constitution, once considered a priority for new elections....
02:28 2019-06-28

U.S. Pullback in Syria Could Aid Assad and ISIS Analysts said the redeployment would betray America’s Syrian Kurdish allies, decrease American leverage in Syria and open a void that could benefit Iran, Russia and the Islamic State....
02:28 2019-10-08

Turkish artillery fired into Syria Turkish artillery was fired into northern Syria on Friday as Turkey continues its offensive against Kurdish fighters that it considers to be terrorists. Kurdish fighters were seen preparing for battle in Syria on Thursday. (Oct 11)    ...
11:56 2019-10-11

Two IS 'Beatles' moved out of Syria and into US custody The US has taken charge of two previously captured British IS fighters who were involved in the filmed beheadings of Western hostages. The prisoners were moved out of Syria ahead of a Turkish military assault....
07:42 2019-10-10

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at an alarming level in the past year. The 67 verifie...
15:28 2019-05-21

What ‘Victory’ Looks Like: A Journey Through Shattered Syria On an eight-day visit, New York Times journalists given rare access to Syria found ruin, grief and generosity. What was missing after eight years of civil war? Young men and a middle class....
21:14 2019-08-20

Protesters in NY call for 'No Fly Zone' in Syria Protesters in New York are calling on Sen. Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand to push for a 'No Fly Zone' in norther Syria, after President Donald Trump announced his decision to pull back U.S. troops Monday. (Oct. 9)     &...
03:14 2019-10-10

Syria: At least seven children killed in yet another airstrike According to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), at least seven children were killed in an airstrike against displaced civilians on Saturday on the village of Mhambel, in the outskirts of Idlib, in northwest Syria. News reports state that over 20 civili...
01:00 2019-07-08

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
17:28 2019-05-22

UN: 100,000 flee after Turkish incursion in Syria A war watchdog has said dozens of militiamen and several civilians were killed during Turkey's offensive in Syria. The UN has also said that 100,000 people have had to flee their homes in the border region....
19:42 2019-10-11

Syria says sabotage damaged underwater oil pipelines DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s oil ministry says five underwater pipelines have been damaged and put out of order as a result of a sabotage attack off the coastal town of Banias. The ministry said Sunday the damage was discovered after divers c...
21:42 2019-06-23

Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three Turkey said a Syrian government air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian troops advanced on rebels in a key town....
15:28 2019-08-19

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opposition activists and a war monitoring group. The airstrike took place in the town of Maaret al-Numan...
14:28 2019-07-22

Australia says 8 Australian children to return from Syria CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says eight Australian offspring of two slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first organized repatriation from the conflict zone. Prime Ministe...
06:14 2019-06-24

My gay son: 'The family said we should send him to Syria for conversion therapy' Could an ‘outrageously heterosexual’ father handle his eldest child coming out at 16?Sam Khalaf and his son Riyadh used to call themselves the two musketeers. When Riyadh was growing up in Bray, south of Dublin, they were inseparable. Like twins or b...
07:14 2019-06-22

U.S. Concludes Syria Used Chemical Weapons in May Attack Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stopped short of threatening a military response against President Bashar al-Assad’s government for the chlorine-loaded rocket attack....
00:00 2019-09-27

Trump's Syria withdrawal: Who stands to gain? While the US leaves a vacuum as it washes its hands of its Syrian Kurdish allies, the major players in Syria's Astana peace process —Iran, Russia, and Turkey — step up to take their share....
10:56 2019-10-09

Hunting Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to justice....
16:00 2019-05-21

U.N. calls for protecting civilians in northeast Syria Civilians must be spared in any Turkish military operation in northeast Syria, where the United Nations hopes that displacement and atrocities can be prevented, a senior U.N. aid official said on Monday....
13:42 2019-10-07

Autonomous killer drones set to be used by Turkey in Syria Turkey is to become the first nation to use drones able to find, track and kill people without human intervention, when it deploys them in Syria in a few months...
19:14 2019-09-20

Trump defends pulling US troops out of Syria President Trump on Monday defended his administration’s decision to pull American troops out of northern Syria, declaring that the US will fight “WHERE IT IS TO OUR BENEFIT.” ​In a series of five tweets, the president said the US wa...
17:14 2019-10-07

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partners, during the shelling of Douma on Saturday, an estimated 500 patients presented to health facilitie...
15:28 2019-05-21

Hezbollah reduced its forces in Syria: Nasrallah Lebanon's Hezbollah has cut down its forces in Syria as fighting died down though it still has fighters all over the country, its leader said on Friday....
22:42 2019-07-12

Kremlin: Syria's territorial integrity must be preserved Syria's territorial integrity must be preserved, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov reiterated on Monday, as the United States announced it was pulling troops from northeast Syria....
13:42 2019-10-07

An American Family Detained in Syria Is Sent Back to the U.S. A family of two women and six children were among some 12,000 foreigners affiliated with the Islamic State who are being held in detention camps across northeastern Syria....
22:14 2019-06-05

Erdogan: We won't stop Syria assault no matter what anyone says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his military will continue its controversial operation in northern Syria "no matter what anyone says"....
02:28 2019-10-12

Israel claims responsibility for airstrikes in Syria The Israeli military said it foiled an imminent large-scale attack by Iranian forces and Shiite militia on targets in northern Israel, with a series of airstrikes carried out near the Syrian capital Damascus....
20:42 2019-08-25

Trump's plan to pull back from Syria The White House made an announcement on Sunday that shocked its allies in Syria. President Donald Trump's administration announced that Turkish forces would soon move into portions of northern Syria which are currently controlled by Kurdish groups, a...
17:14 2019-10-08

Watchdog: IS 'resurging' as U.S. troops leave Syria Five months after losing the last of its territory in Syria and amid a withdrawal of U.S. troops, the Islamic State is "resurging," a Pentagon watchdog said....
09:42 2019-08-07

Erdogan: We will not stop Syria assault no matter what anyone says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his military will continue its controversial operation in northern Syria "no matter what anyone says"....
20:28 2019-10-11

Gibraltar detains oil tanker headed for Syria The tanker is believed to have been transporting crude oil from Iran to Syria, which would violate both US and EU sanctions. Iran has summoned the British ambassdor to Tehran over the incident....
18:42 2019-07-04

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-monitored elections and a nationwide cease-fire...
04:14 2019-06-28