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Three Australians arrested in Iran, government says

Three Australian citizens have been reported arrested in Iran. The incident is the latest in a series of recent detentions of Westerners in the count...

Three Australians arrested in Iran, government says

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Iran charges three Australians with espionage Two travel bloggers and an academic have been detained without charges for weeks. Now, they stand accused of photographing military sites and spying ...
15:32, 2019-09-17

Three Australians, two of them dual British citizens, held in Iran Two British-Australian women believed to be in prison, while location of Australian man is unknownThree Australian citizens – two of whom also hold B...
14:32, 2019-09-11

Australians held in Iran on spying charges and for taking images 'in sensitive areas,' Tehran says Two British-Australians and an Australian national are being held in Iran for spying and "taking images at sensitive areas", Tehran has said....
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15:48, 2019-07-22

Iran arrested 17 nationals working with CIA to spy on nuclear, military sites Iran said Monday that it arrested 17 nationals working for the CIA to spy on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear and military sites – and that some have b...
15:08, 2019-07-22

Iran claims they arrested 17 nationals working with CIA to spy on nuclear, military sites Iran said Monday that it arrested 17 nationals working for the CIA to spy on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear and military sites — and that some have b...
19:28, 2019-07-22

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Australians who said taxes were 'against God's will' ordered pay up Fanny and Rembertus Beerepoot believed that paying tax amounted to "rebelling against God." A court in Tasmania has ordered the Christian siblings to...
10:36, 2019-07-18

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07:04, 2019-09-12

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22:36, 2019-07-24

Australians' support for nuclear plants rising – but most don't want to live near one Essential poll finds 44% of Australians support nuclear power plants and 40% oppose themAustralians are slightly more inclined to support nuclear pow...
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23:36, 2019-07-19

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06:36, 2019-09-10

New tax data reveals Australians hold $100bn in offshore accounts More than 1.6m accounts identified in data shared with Australian authorities by 65 countries including tax havensIndividual Australians hold more th...
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04:36, 2019-08-27

Australians chase down US to win relay gold at world swimming titles Victory gives Australia third gold medal of meetAriarne Titmus misses out in 200m freestyle finalAustralia claimed a surprise 4x100m mixed medley rel...
04:04, 2019-07-25

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15:16, 2019-09-02

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00:24, 2019-09-16

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08:12, 2019-09-20

In Germany, how government support for news media turned into government control Heidi J.S. Tworek traces the ways officials shaped journalism in early 20th-century Germany....
14:16, 2019-04-19

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17:44, 2019-09-03

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03:04, 2019-05-04

Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Ir...
11:56, 2019-06-13

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01:44, 2019-06-14

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions...
19:16, 2019-06-12

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10:44, 2019-06-17

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23:44, 2019-05-19

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18:32, 2019-07-17

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13:24, 2019-07-06

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Romania's coalition government collapses Prime Minister Viorica Dancila has tried to put a brave face on proceedings but a confidence vote is on the horizon. The leader no longer holds a maj...
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19:08, 2019-06-07

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The German Government is Plotting Against SUVs War has begun, and it’s against “completely over-engined tank models,” as members of the German government put it. There’s war on the horizon, and it...
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Turkish government destroys more than 300,000 books Regime says it is cracking down on anything linked to Fethullah Gülen, the Muslim cleric it blames for 2016’s attempted coupMore than 300,000 books h...
19:08, 2019-08-06

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Italian populists approve new government The Five Star Movement has let a small group of party members vote online whether they back a proposed coalition deal with the center-left Democratic...
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17:12, 2019-09-03

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21:16, 2019-07-16

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10:12, 2019-07-22

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16:08, 2019-04-17

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10:16, 2019-08-14

Nicaraguan government releases 100 jailed protesters The administration of President Daniel Ortega said all 100 face charges of "offences against security and the public peace," which have commonly been...
03:56, 2019-05-21

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Monet's £28m masterpiece blocked from leaving UK by government British galleries have three months to raise the funds to keep the painting in the country....
19:08, 2019-08-09

Austrian government collapses after far-right minister fired Freedom party members quit posts after Herbert Kickl sacked in wake of Ibiza videoAustria’s far-right interior minister, Herbert Kickl, has been fire...
22:40, 2019-05-20

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10:48, 2019-06-26

Australia government says it won’t break election tax pledge CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s newly reelected administration says its promise to slash income taxes might be delivered late but won...
11:08, 2019-05-21

US government offers $1K to adopt a wild horse In an effort to control the population of wild horses, the U.S. government is offering $1000 for anyone who adopts the majestic animals, CBS reports....
03:32, 2019-05-22

Czech government survives no-confidence vote Prime Minister Andrej Babis' government has survived a no-confidence vote after facing massive protests over graft and conflict of interest allegatio...
08:56, 2019-06-27

UK government to bring in new controls on plastic items In a bid to limit ocean pollution, the government will introduce new controls on single use plastic items....
03:08, 2019-05-22

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22:28, 2019-05-21

Samantha Bee: US government is a 'coupon for the president’s resorts' Late-night hosts call BS on Mike Pence’s and the military’s use of Trump hotels, settlements for opioid manufacturers, and the terms of John Bolton’s...
19:04, 2019-09-12

The Government Has Rejected A Penny Tax On Fast Fashion “The government has demonstrated that it is content to tolerate practices that trash the environment and exploit workers, despite having just committ...
14:16, 2019-06-18

San Francisco to ban government from using facial recognition technology City would be first in US to ban official use of technologySupervisor: ‘We don’t want to live in a police state’San Francisco could become the first ...
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Denmark’s new center-left PM presents her government COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s new Social Democratic prime minister has announced her government team after winning the support of three ...
10:08, 2019-06-27

Merkel to fly with two German government Airbus A340s to G20 German government planes are famous for breaking down at inopportune moments. The airforce said they have a cunning plan to make sure there won't be ...
00:00, 2019-06-27

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Tunisia bans niqab in government offices Tunisia's prime minister has banned the full-face veil in all government buildings due to security concerns. It comes after a deadly double suicide b...
19:48, 2019-07-05

US Government to execute inmates for first time since 2003 The US Justice Department will carry out executions of death row inmates for the first time since 2003, the nation's attorney general has announced....
19:12, 2019-07-25

Mexico president says government will help Pemex until 2021 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his government will support the state-owned oil company with all the budget it n...
17:56, 2019-05-22

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17:04, 2019-06-25

Does Boris Johnson’s government have a women problem? With a resolutely male inner circle and the sacking of four female aides, it’s no surprise that accusations of misogyny have been levelled by the opp...
09:16, 2019-09-05

Cook In Maharashtra Government School Is KBC 11's Second 'Crorepati' India's most popular quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati has found its second 'crorepati' of the season in a cook from Amravati - Babita Tade....
10:57, 2019-09-17

U.S.-Taliban negotiations appear stopped for now, Afghan government says Trump in a series of tweets cited a bombing in the past week in Kabul that killed 12 people, including a U.S. soldier....
16:16, 2019-09-08

U.S. government to require drugmakers to show prices in TV ads The Trump administration on Wednesday said it will require drugmakers to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer televisi...
17:08, 2019-05-08

Baltimore city government hit by “RobbinHood” ransomware Enlarge / Most of Baltimore City's networks were shut down as a ransomware attack took down mail servers and other systems at a number of city depar...
17:40, 2019-05-08

Government electric car grant will come to an end, transport secretary says News 9 Sep, 2019 Transport secretary Grant Shapps warns the £3,500 Plug-in Car Grant “will go eventually”...
14:12, 2019-09-09

Italy: Parliament to vote on new Conte government The lower house Chamber of Deputies must approve the cabinet, which has already been sworn in by President Mattarella. Prime Minister Conte promised ...
14:20, 2019-09-09

US government records $160.3 billion April surplus WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government recorded a $160.3 billion surplus in April as revenues jumped to an all-time high. But even with a flood of ...
20:32, 2019-05-10

The Philippines Government Just Destroyed a Ferrari 360 Spider Seriously messed up leader of the Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has been crushing gorgeous, innocent automobiles for dumb reasons for a while...
19:40, 2019-07-23

Twitter suspends government-run accounts in Cuba The social media giant suspends state-run media and officials' accounts, citing policy violations....
23:12, 2019-09-12

US government will execute inmates for first time since 2003 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Thursday the federal government will resume executing death-row inmates for the first time since 2003, ...
19:48, 2019-07-27

US wants to see movement towards unity government in South Sudan As an extension for the formation of a power-sharing government goes into effect, there are few signs of progress. The US ambassador Thomas Hushek te...
18:28, 2019-05-09

Italy: Parliament backs new Conte government The Italian lower house Chamber of Deputies approved the Cabinet, which has already been sworn in by President Mattarella. Prime Minister Conte promi...
22:04, 2019-09-09

Haiti’s resources are limited by their unstable government Dear John: I have many friends in Rockland County who are Haitian. I just found out that Haiti is rich in gold and gas mines. I never knew this. But ...
06:20, 2019-07-28

UK government announces £500 million green investments The British government said on Tuesday it will invest more than 500 million pounds ($616 million) in green technologies....
13:04, 2019-09-10

Venezuela's government and opposition to reset talks President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido both signaled in the past days a willingness to return to the negotiating table. The two s...
06:04, 2019-06-30

The US government just delivered its biggest blow yet to Huawei It’s no secret that the US government isn’t fond of Huawei, currently the second largest smartphone maker on the planet. The US has often...
00:12, 2019-05-17

Italy: New government could soften stance on immigration Italy's new Interior Minister Lamorgese is seen as a moderate who may re-open ports to rescue vessels, but PM Conte wants the EU to show more solidar...
23:28, 2019-09-11

Jakarta residents to sue government over severe air pollution The Indonesian capital topped the charts for the world’s most polluted city a dozen times in June Tired of breathing in some of the world’s filthiest...
03:28, 2019-07-02

Hong Kong: why thugs may be doing the government’s work Sunday’s assault was blamed on criminals, but there are signs of links to pro-Beijing figuresAt a pro-government rally on Saturday, one speaker made ...
08:28, 2019-07-23

The Government Cut Their Internet. Will Abuses Now Remain Hidden? With ethnic conflict spreading in Rakhine State in Myanmar, a government-led online shutdown could hide human rights abuses and leave vulnerable popu...
10:40, 2019-07-02

Sudan names first government since al-Bashir ouster A former World Bank economist will join Sudan's first female foreign minister in the country's first government since the overthrow of longtime ruler...
00:52, 2019-09-06

Why Hong Kong thugs may be doing the government’s work Sunday’s assault was blamed on criminals, but there are signs of links to pro-Beijing officialsAt a pro-government rally on Saturday, one speaker mad...
20:00, 2019-07-22

OAS calls on Nicaragua to release all government opponents MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The Organization of American States is urging Nicaragua to release all imprisoned government opponents, cancel the legal ca...
00:52, 2019-06-21

Huawei: Government decision on 5G rollout delayed The implication of the recent US ban on its companies from dealing with Huawei was not clear, the government says....
21:28, 2019-07-22

The Government of the Philippines Just Destroyed a Ferrari 360 Spider Seriously messed up leader of the Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has been crushing gorgeous, innocent automobiles for dumb reasons for a while...
21:40, 2019-07-23

Cray, AMD to build 1.5 exaflops supercomputer for US government Enlarge / AMD CEO Lisa Su, holding a Rome processor. The large chip in the middle is the 14nm I/O chip; around it are pairs of 7nm chiplets containin...
01:48, 2019-05-08

Israeli PM gets 2-week extension to form government JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s president has granted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a two-week extension to form a government, as negotiations co...
17:00, 2019-05-13

Federal government ran $14 billion deficit in 2018-19 Revenues in 2018-19 expanded by $21 billion - or 6.7 per cent - compared to the previous year, said the report released Tuesday....
18:20, 2019-09-17

Trump freezes all Venezuelan government assets in US Executive order says assets may not be ‘transferred, paid, exported, withdrawn’, as tensions with President Maduro escalateThe Trump administration h...
08:08, 2019-08-06

Government delays decision on whether to restrict Huawei Chinese tech firm’s equipment will continue to be used in UK’s 5G mobile networks for nowHuawei equipment will continue to be used in the UK’s 5G mob...
21:52, 2019-07-22

Opinion: India's government is playing with fire India's ruling party has delivered on its promise to revoke the special autonomous status for Jammu and Kashmir. It is a risky move, but there is a c...
19:12, 2019-08-05

Government to overhaul measures of poverty by 2020 New metric will include more families with children and people with disabilitiesThe way poverty is officially measured and defined in the UK is set f...
12:24, 2019-05-18

German environment minister says government must act on climate now Germany's environment minister says the government should fall if coalition parties can't agree on measures to reduce damaging emissions. The country...
21:32, 2019-09-07

New corruption allegations hit Puerto Rico’s government SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A top Puerto Rico official says he has appeared before a federal grand jury investigating a former government adviser in...
16:00, 2019-06-25

The swashbuckling meat tycoons who nearly brought down a government How the strange case of a former president secretly taped by industry executives revealed where power lies in BrazilIn Brazilian financial circles 17...
16:12, 2019-07-02

Alaska seal die-off spurs government investigation U.S. government biologists are investigating the deaths of nearly 300 Arctic ice seals found on Alaska beaches since last summer, federal officials s...
06:04, 2019-09-13

Moldova's new PM 'completely determined' to clean up government After the dramatic power struggle in Moldova, new Prime Minister Maia Sandu tells DW that her government's first priority is to clear out the muck. O...
11:20, 2019-07-02

Libya’s eastern government says it won’t rule by force PARIS (AP) — The government in eastern Libya allied with forces attacking the capital says it does not want to rule the country by force. Abdulhadi L...
16:48, 2019-05-09

German government warming toward carbon tax: paper Germany looks set to introduce an economy-wide system of carbon emissions pricing after senior officials from both parties of Berlin's governing coal...
14:40, 2019-04-28

Federal government to look into single-use plastics ban: source A process that will look into a ban will be announced Monday, and the ban could come into effect as early as 2021, according to an anonymous source....
00:20, 2019-06-10

Puerto Ricans Are Furious at Their Dumb Government Only days after several former top officials in Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration were arrested on corruption charges, the island’s ...
03:32, 2019-07-15

BBC must do more for older people after TV licence fee change, government says The corporation and the government both come under fire after many over-75s lose free TV licences....
15:12, 2019-06-11

Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners from jails across the country in a gesture of good will as pa...
10:36, 2019-06-13

Government to house more immigrants in tents at the border EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration is opening two new tent facilities to increase the Border Patrol’s capacity to hold migrant fami...
23:00, 2019-05-02

Italy’s Salvini warns of government crisis ROME (AP) — Italy’s deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini is warning that a government crisis will be unavoidable if his League party cannot sta...
16:08, 2019-06-04

Will the UK use a legal loophole to hit government climate targets? Ministers have controversially agreed to count historical carbon cuts against future climate change targets, which the UK is set to miss...
16:20, 2019-06-04

Tech entrepreneurs call for more government regulation Tech insiders say we cannot trust companies like Google and Facebook to regulate themselves....
01:48, 2019-09-20

What’s worse, Facebook’s bans or government regulation? On Thursday, Facebook decided it had had enough. It banned several accounts that it labeled as “dangerous” from its platforms. The prominent far-righ...
02:12, 2019-05-03

Democrats want US government to audit 'black box' of AI bias Can the algorithms powering innovation at Silicon Valley's largest companies, like Amazon, Facebook and Google, be audited for bias?...
21:00, 2019-04-11

US government to allow indefinite detention of migrant children The US Department of Homeland Security said it intends to scrap a rule that prohibited the detention of migrant children for more than 20 days. The s...
21:24, 2019-08-21

How Germany is preparing to digitize government and labor Germany's independent Digital Council is looking for answers to the digital future. One of the group's members tells DW why Germany is already on the...
09:44, 2019-05-03

Swiss government says coffee 'not essential', stockpiling to end Switzerland on Wednesday announced plans to abolish the nation's emergency stockpile of coffee, in place for decades, after declaring the beans not v...
17:44, 2019-04-10

Liz Truss calls on Government to put more money into tackling FGM Liz Truss today called on the Government to prioritise public spending on tackling female genital mutilation because of its economic impact on women....
13:08, 2019-06-10

Workers at Big Government Lab Sue Over Exposure to a Toxic Chemical Former technicians at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York say the were sickened by exposure to a toxic cleaning compound....
20:24, 2019-08-22

Polish Teachers End Strike to Allow Exams but Tell Government It’s Not Over A three-week work stoppage forced thousands of schools to close, posing a challenge for the governing party ahead of national elections....
18:40, 2019-04-26

Huawei 5G row: Government 'cannot exclude' criminal investigation A cabinet minister condemns the leaks from a National Security Council meeting about a UK 5G network....
13:40, 2019-04-25

Don't Praise the Sri Lankan Government for Blocking Facebook Social media can provide vital information in a crisis, and there's evidence blocking it does more harm than good....
20:16, 2019-04-23

Cwm Taf maternity: Welsh Government partly to blame, says MP A Labour MP says the Welsh Government should look at its part in the Cwm Taf maternity services crisis....
18:28, 2019-05-01

Polish government reshuffle expected following EU elections WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The spokesman for Polish President Andrzej Duda says there will be a major government reshuffle sometime next week following th...
16:44, 2019-05-30

Government announces plan to “revolutionise” parking News 30 May, 2019 New national parking data standards will allow for smoother and easier payment methods to be employed at car parks ac...
13:08, 2019-05-30

Government's TV licence fee decision was 'nuclear', BBC boss says The BBC's boss says he told the government it had taken the "nuclear" option on TV licences....
17:28, 2019-07-17

Government to issue 'sleep hygiene' guidance Leaked draft says less than seven hours’ sleep can damage mental and physical healthThe government could give people guidance on how much sleep they ...
12:56, 2019-07-13

‘The UK car industry is floundering due to a lack of government support’ Opinion 12 Jun, 2019 Steve Fowler thinks car bosses rather than politicians would be better suited to dealing with the struggling UK ca...
13:28, 2019-06-12

Why Enes Kanter is ripping the Turkish government again Enes Kanter had a solid game in helping the Trail Blazers to a 97-90 win over the Nuggets in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal on Wednesda...
11:56, 2019-05-02

DR Congo names new government after 7-month delay Most members of the new executive have been drawn from former president Joseph Kabila's Common Front for Congo. DRC will now have a female vice prime...
11:12, 2019-08-26

The government is serious about creating mind-controlled weapons DARPA, the Department of Defense's research arm, is paying scientists to invent ways to instantly read soldiers' minds using tools like genetic engin...
11:16, 2019-05-29

Moldova: Pro-EU, pro-Russia parties form government The pro-European ACUM alliance and the pro-Russia Socialist Party want to keep the party of a powerful oligarch out of government. A general election...
02:44, 2019-06-09

Over 12,000 potentially violent right-wingers in Germany, government says Over half of the 24,000 far-right extremists in Germany are potentially violent, the Interior Ministry has said. The opposition FDP wants extremists ...
17:28, 2019-05-03

Portugal’s government warns of quitting over teacher pay LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s prime minister is warning opposition parties his minority government will resign if parliament approves a bi...
19:32, 2019-05-03

Federal government owes $7M for Trump inauguration The federal government has yet to pay more than $7 million in expenses from President Trump’s inauguration in 2017....
22:16, 2019-06-14

UK government invests £37m in twelve EV charging projects Electric car owners will get a boost as Department for Transport invests to “transform” the charging network The UK government has confirmed invest...
12:28, 2019-07-09

Qualcomm and Intel want the US government to reconsider its Huawei ban While some of Huawei's biggest US-based business partners, including Google, Qualcomm, and Intel, have been quick to confirm every intention to compl...
12:00, 2019-06-17

Indian government to ease Kashmir restrictions India says it will ease the restrictions on Kashmir after New Delhi decided to revoke Kashmir's autonomy. It comes as the UN Security Council decides...
14:04, 2019-08-16

UK government treats D-Day veterans to free eight-day cruise Some 300 D-Day veterans are being treated to a free eight-day luxurious cruise replete with jacuzzis, heated swimming pools, al fresco dining —...
16:32, 2019-06-06

Chinese government blocks Guardian website Censorship comes after bans on Washington Post, NBC, HuffPost and Wikipedia The Guardian’s website has been blocked in China, amid a crackdown by the...
21:28, 2019-06-07

Turkish government clamps down on liberal imams Liberal imams in Turkey can find themselves arbitrarily fired if they don't toe the line set by the state religious affairs office. The vague charges...
23:36, 2019-08-15

Man’s deportation reversed in rebuke of government practices SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal court has ruled that a Mexican man who was arrested during an immigration sting at a Los Angeles manufacturing plant shoul...
07:48, 2019-06-14

Finland’s new female-powered government sworn in HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s new center-left coalition government has been sworn, with the country’s first Social Democratic prime minister ...
14:40, 2019-06-06

Spain caretaker PM Sánchez will try to form government MADRID (AP) — Spain’s caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez is trying to form a new government and keep his Socialist Party in power. The Span...
21:44, 2019-06-06

Big Pharma at new low in US ratings, even worse than media, government The U.S. drug industry has sunk to a new low in the ratings of top industries and government, a sign that the public has had it with surging prices a...
19:04, 2019-09-03

Government considering penalty points for not wearing a seatbelt News 19 Jul, 2019 Failure to wear a seatbelt could result in penalty points as well as a fine, under new road safety plans being consid...
10:32, 2019-07-19

Government proposes night-time ban on new drivers Newly qualified drivers could soon face tougher restrictions Planned graduated licence scheme would reduce crash rates through post-test restrictio...
14:24, 2019-07-18

Couple battles for son’s citizenship after barred by US government NBC NEWS – The only noticeable difference between Ethan and Aiden Dvash-Banks, 2-year-old fraternal twins from Los Angeles, is their hair: Etha...
21:32, 2019-06-07

Climate change: UK government 'not acting fast enough' The UK government isn't cutting emissions fast enough to tackle global heating, its advisers say....
01:36, 2019-07-10

1 Arrested After I-75 Hit-And-Run LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – One person is in custody after a hit-and-run accident on I-75. According to Lexington police, a driver in a white Nis...
21:24, 2019-06-14

Nonfiction: An Economist Who Believes Only Government Can Save Capitalism In “People, Power, and Profits” Joseph E. Stiglitz argues that more state involvement in the economy is part of the solution, not part of the problem...
22:20, 2019-05-10

Maduro government blames Venezuela blackout on attack Caracas and other parts of Venezuela have been hit by a massive power cut. The government blamed the blackout on an "electromagnetic attack."...
06:12, 2019-07-23

A new government study shows pot use in pregnant women has increased NBC — More women are smoking marijuana while pregnant. Government researchers analyzed data from over 467,000 women who were between the ages o...
02:32, 2019-06-20

European nations, Russia back new government in Moldova CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Five European nations have joined NATO in appealing for “calm and restraint” in Moldova, where a court installed...
00:36, 2019-06-11

More Afghan civilians killed by government and Nato than Taliban UN figures for first half of 2019 blame 717 deaths on pro-Kabul forces and 531 on militantsMore Afghan civilians were killed by Afghan and Nato force...
10:32, 2019-07-30

Italy's new government says migrants can disembark from rescue boat Rome’s new left-leaning government breaks from era of hardline immigration measures pushed by Matteo SalviniAn NGO rescue ship with 82 migrants onboa...
11:24, 2019-09-14

16 stand trial in Turkey over anti-government protests ISTANBUL (AP) — The trial against 16 people accused of terror charges and organizing anti-government protests in 2013 has begun in Turkey as rights g...
10:00, 2019-06-24

Bentley boss: government must take decisive action to drive EV take-up Adrian Hallmark believes a concerted effort, and greater incentives, are required to make UK buyers consider electric cars more widely Bentley boss ...
17:24, 2019-05-15

Majority of Americans think the government is hiding info about UFOs In a Gallup poll released Friday, 68 percent of respondents said the government knows more than it's saying about UFOs in the wake of a plan to "Stor...
18:00, 2019-09-10

The Latest: Greek government survives confidence vote ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on a government confidence vote in Greece (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Greece’s left-wing government has survi...
21:08, 2019-05-10

Former Obama officials reveal they are still talking with the Iranian government With tensions between the United States and Iran high, three officials who worked in former President Barack Obama's administration admit they have b...
20:04, 2019-05-31

Federal government commits $73M to Toronto sewer improvements The funding will bolster $133 Million in City funds already committed to reduce the amount of basement flooding over four wards in north-west Toronto...
22:36, 2019-06-10

Venezuelan government, opposition head to talks in Norway CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American co...
06:32, 2019-05-16

Revealed: US government owes over £12m in unpaid congestion charge The US Government was today revealed to have run up the biggest debt for refusing to pay the London congestion charge....
12:56, 2019-06-04

‘Official Secrets’ Review: Betraying Her Government for Her Country Keira Knightley plays a British intelligence officer turned whistle-blower who tried to stop the 2003 invasion of Iraq....
23:40, 2019-08-28

Venezuelan opposition and government to hold crisis talks Figures invited to Norway in effort to end power struggle and economic paralysisVenezuela’s government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to a...
19:40, 2019-05-16

Afghan government and Nato killing more civilians than the Taliban UN figures for first half of 2019 blame 717 deaths on pro-Kabul forces and 531 on militantsAfghan forces and their international allies killed more c...
19:36, 2019-07-30

Spanish caretaker PM fails in second attempt to form government Podemos abstains from second round of voting after it could not reach deal with SocialistsSpain’s Socialist caretaker prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, ...
18:40, 2019-07-25

Americans skeptical of UFOs, say government knows more, poll reveals Two-thirds of Americans say the government knows more than it's saying about UFOs in the wake of a plan to "Storm Area 51" in Nevada and potentially ...
01:16, 2019-09-10

Italy's PM: coalition will renew citizens' faith in government Giuseppe Conte pledges ‘return to sobriety’ as administration faces votes in parliament The Italian prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, pledged a “season...
16:44, 2019-09-09

Government increases investment in UK electric battery centre A further £28 million will be invested in UK Battery Industralisation Centre near Coventry, as a step towards a British Gigafactory The Government w...
01:48, 2019-05-16

'Dangerous' UK government intent on forcing no deal, says Sturgeon Scotland’s first minister criticises Boris Johnson’s ‘hardline position’ on Brexit Boris Johnson has been accused by Nicola Sturgeon of intentionally...
22:20, 2019-07-29

Justices side with business, government in information fight WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with businesses and the U.S. government in a ruling about the public’s access to information. The...
17:20, 2019-06-24

Government rhetoric on green energy needs to be matched by action Clearer targets and a more consistent approach will help Britain achieve its ambitions, writes Dr Nina Skorupska and seven othersInnovation is transf...
19:28, 2019-08-27

Czech government faces no-confidence vote over PM’s scandal PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech coalition government led by populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis is facing a parliamentary no-confidence vote over European U...
11:40, 2019-06-26

El Salvador ex-president Funes paid by Nicaragua government MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A fugitive former El Salvador president who received asylum from Nicaragua in 2016 says he has been working there as a paid...
02:44, 2019-05-14

Finland’s new proposed coalition government names ministers HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s proposed new center-left coalition government has named candidates for Cabinet posts including the first-ever foreign...
18:40, 2019-06-05

Spanish king asks socialists to form new government King Felipe has tasked acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez with assembling a coalitionSpain’s King Felipe VI has tasked acting prime minister Pedro S...
00:20, 2019-06-07

Moldova parties form government, despite court rulings The courts have stepped in after two blocs signed up to an unprecendented alliance to form a government after inconclusive elections in February. The...
11:08, 2019-06-09

They Sued the Government Over Climate Change. A Key Day in Court Has Arrived. A federal appeals court will hear a closely watched lawsuit brought by young people to compel the federal government to take action on climate change...
20:52, 2019-06-04

India plans to add 500 GW renewable energy by 2030: government India plans to add 500 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy to its electricity grid by 2030, in a bid to clean up air in its cities and increase the sh...
16:28, 2019-06-25

Denmark's youngest prime minister to lead new government Social Democratic leader Mette Frederiksen said her minority government will rely on leftist parties for support. Their deal includes bold climate ac...
05:04, 2019-06-26

US government to pay farmers hurt by China trade war $16bn As trade talks are set to resume after a two-month halt, an aid package will see producers paid up to $150 per acre The US government will pay Americ...
04:16, 2019-07-26

US government investigating poultry price-fixing claims CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating price-fixing charges against the country’s biggest poultry companies. The Department of Jus...
20:56, 2019-06-25

New California office aims to improve government service SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom wants state government to start acting more like a business when it comes to providing services for Calif...
18:52, 2019-06-26

Zambia vs. Vedanta: Could the government be paving the way for a Chinese buyer? Zambia's largest copper mining operation, KCM, has been liquidated. Many are asking now if the country could repossess private mining operations in a...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Nicola Zingaretti pledges to take on Italy's rightwing government Leader of centre-left Democratic party is third in the polls for European electionsNicola Zingaretti, the new leader of Italy’s centre-left Democrati...
12:48, 2019-05-15

Italy agrees new government coalition to avert crisis Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will stay on after all, after Italy's Five Star Movement made a deal with the center-left Democratic Party. The far-rig...
21:24, 2019-08-28

Labor attacks government's wages record – as it happened Anthony Albanese grills PM on wages growth being lower than forecast. Plus John Hewson says Liberals have ‘lost their roots’ on climate. All the day’...
10:24, 2019-09-11

Disney and Soros among super-rich urging US government: tax us more Billionaires call for tax on extreme wealth to combat inequality‘America has a moral responsibility to tax our wealth more’ More than a dozen promine...
18:52, 2019-06-24

UN chief welcomes new Government in Lebanon, after eight-month impasse United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed, on Friday, the announcement of a new Government in Lebanon; the result of eight months of...
10:40, 2019-04-09

U.S. government announces plans to ban flavoured e-cigarettes from market The U.S. government intends to ban the sale of flavoured vaping products, administration officials said Wednesday....
22:20, 2019-09-11

Brexit: government 'operating on assumption' of no deal, says Gove No-deal chief says ‘new clarity of mission’ means Brexit will happen on 31 October regardless of EU’s approachThe government is “operating on the ass...
11:32, 2019-07-28

Government: 95 dead in latest massacre to hit central Mali BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A government official says at least 95 people are dead following the latest massacre in central Mali blamed on tensions between e...
15:36, 2019-06-10

Conservatives: Government, not big tech, is still the biggest threat to liberty Josh Hawley, a Missouri Republican, is becoming a rising star in the GOP by taking on big tech. As the youngest member of the Senate, Hawley appears ...
21:20, 2019-06-26

Albanian government calls no-confidence vote in president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s governing Socialist Party has called a no-confidence vote in the president, saying it was unconstitutional for...
12:04, 2019-06-10

Haiti protests against government corruption lead to 2 deaths Demonstrators burned tires and threw stones during the march in Port-au-Prince, where the scent of burning rubber filled the air....
05:12, 2019-06-10

Government warnings can’t turn back migrants from Guatemala SAN CRISTOBAL DE TOTONICAPAN, Guatemala — Dressed in a bright orange shirt, Francisco Gomez yells and uses his arms to vigorously direct the myriad s...
00:00, 2019-06-02

Melania Trump calls for government action against e-cigarettes First Lady Melania Trump took aim at e-cigarettes Monday, raising the possibility that they might be “an on-ramp” to nicotine addiction for kids....
20:36, 2019-09-09

German government OKs plan to shoot protected wolves BERLIN (AP) — The German government wants to relax rules against shooting wolves if the animals kill sheep or other livestock. Wolves are an endanger...
16:44, 2019-05-22

Union to discuss concerns on British Steel with government LONDON (AP) — U.K. union leaders plan are set to lay out their concerns to the government amid reports that British Steel is facing bankruptcy within...
10:52, 2019-05-21

Israeli government accused of abandoning soldiers with PTSD Up to one in 12 soldiers report symptoms, yet struggle for official recognition and access to helpIsraeli soldiers have accused the government of aba...
07:20, 2019-08-21

Facebook cryptocurrency: dawn of the corporation-government | Ethan Lou If it gets the green light from regulators, Facebook is on its way to creating its own currency – a prospect that should alarm usFacebook’s cryptocur...
15:48, 2019-06-19

Video scandal causes far-right ministers to withdraw from Austrian government Two German newspapers published video of the leader of far-right Freedom Party appearing to offer favours to a purported Russian investor....
01:32, 2019-05-21

Austria: All far-right ministers leave government after video scandal Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) says its ministers will step down from the Cabinet. The move came as Chancellor Kurz proposed the ouster of F...
20:16, 2019-05-20

Romania: Tens of thousands rally against government in Bucharest Over 20,000 took to the streets of Bucharest to protest the Social Democrat-led government. The demonstrations were organized by Romanian expatriates...
04:12, 2019-08-11

German government moves to end 'solidarity tax' for eastern Germany Germany is planning to drastically reduce its historical "solidarity" tax with its eastern states. The move will mean a significant income tax cut fo...
04:12, 2019-08-11

Ibiza scandal: why has Austria's government collapsed? – video Austria is preparing for an election in September after a video from 2017 appeared to show the far-right vice-chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, of...
19:00, 2019-05-20

Revealed: UK government failing to tackle rise of serious air pollutant Investigation reveals no plan is in place to tackle increase in levels of agricultural ammonia, a gas contributing to thousands of deaths in UK alone...
17:12, 2019-06-13

Ford government’s new sex-ed curriculum is ‘pretty much the same,’ education experts say While experts agree that the two curricula are largely similar, there are a few differences....
22:36, 2019-08-21

Fitbit targets 1 million new users with Singapore government tie-up Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it signed a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services in a health program it said...
10:48, 2019-08-22

Ex-FBI agent Peter Strzok sues government over firing Strzok was fired in August 2018 after it emerged that he had sent anti-Trump text messages to an FBI lawyer. The US president cited the messages as a...
03:00, 2019-08-07

Ford government to terminate contract with The Beer Store The previous Liberal government signed a 10-year deal with the brewers that permitted an expansion of beer and wine sales to hundreds of grocery stor...
20:16, 2019-05-27

Risks of no-deal Brexit can be managed by government, says Rudd Work and pensions secretary had stated in March she believed no deal would ‘do generational damage’ to UKAmber Rudd has said she believes the risks o...
16:00, 2019-08-13

The Latest: Government takes step to dismantle agreement PHOENIX (AP) – The U.S. government took a major step Friday to end a decades-old agreement governing the conditions and length of time in which...
17:56, 2019-08-31

U.S. government gives states nearly $2 billion to combat opioid crisis The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will offer states more than $1.8 billion in new funding to fight the opio...
19:32, 2019-09-04

Could the government step in to save stricken British Steel? The loss of strategic industrial capacity – and well-paid jobs – suggests every avenue ought to be exploredTo see the Scunthorpe steelworks in action...
21:44, 2019-05-25

Bayer says it disagrees with German government's decision to ban glyphosate Bayer on Wednesday said it disagreed with a decision by the German government to ban the use of glyphosate from the end of 2023, saying that the subs...
15:40, 2019-09-04

Syria insurgents recapture village from government forces BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rebels say opposition fighters have recaptured a village on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria. Na...
13:32, 2019-05-22

US warns Syrian government over renewed chemical weapons use The State Department thinks the Syrian government has renewed its use of chemical weapons....
04:48, 2019-05-22

Man stabbed near British government offices in London, police say Officials said it was early to say whether the incident was linked to the Home Office, but there was no suggestion it was terrorism-related....
16:08, 2019-08-15

Libya's UN-recognised government launches peace initiative Plan comes after efforts to persuade US that White House had wrong message on LibyaLibya’s UN-recognised government in Tripoli has sought to break th...
07:28, 2019-06-17

Viking Symbols and Runes May Soon Be Banned by the Swedish Government Depictions of the runes and Norse symbols such as Thor’s hammer may soon be banned in Sweden. Hate groups have been using many of these symbols for y...
20:36, 2019-05-23

New Italian government formed, allying M5S and the center-left Giuseppe Conte's new government is a coalition between unlikely allies: the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and center-left Democratic Party. T...
17:48, 2019-09-04

Baltimore government held hostage by hackers' ransomware The hack has disabled government email and payments to city departments, with no end in sight....
00:16, 2019-05-24

‘The government can do better’: Critics of Springbank Dam hold information session Critics of the plan voiced their concerns about the contentious flood mitigation project west of Calgary....
14:16, 2019-06-18

Hungary’s far-right government vilifies Finland over rule of law inquiry PM Viktor Orbán and his spokesman launch series of attacks on Finnish presidency Finland has pledged to pursue a hearing into alleged breaches of the...
14:08, 2019-08-13

Opinion: South Africa’s new government: compromise over renewal After days of speculation, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has formed his new government. His cabinet shows a clear intent of reform, but it...
17:56, 2019-05-30

Austrian government on verge of collapse as EU election looms Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is to nominate a caretaker government. He faces a vote of no-confidence in the wake of a scandal that saw the wholesale rem...
18:20, 2019-05-21

Romanian government survives no-confidence vote by lawmakers BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s government has survived a no-confidence vote by lawmakers, as opposition parties did not gather enough supp...
18:52, 2019-06-18

EU citizens denied vote in European elections to sue UK government Exclusive: Campaign groups prepare legal challenge following ‘systemic denial’ of suffrageThe government is facing the prospect of being sued by camp...
16:28, 2019-05-25

Martin O’Malley is wrong: city government is out of control To some people, decades of waste, inefficiency, and failed ambition across government is somehow evidence that the public sector isn’t proactive enou...
10:20, 2019-08-13

Austrian president formally dismisses Kurz’s government VIENNA (AP) — Austria’s president has formally dissolved the country’s government the day after Chancellor Sebastian Kurz lost a no-confi...
12:36, 2019-05-28

The Chinese government has weakened the yuan in retaliation for new U.S. tariffs." You hear stories like these a lot lately. But is it true: Is the Chinese government really behind the yuan weakness?...
23:44, 2019-09-06

Scheer says a Conservative government would balance the books in 5 years Scheer also accused the Liberals of stacking a panel on a media bailout in their favour and celebrated a court ruling blocking British Columbia from ...
01:40, 2019-05-25

Austria: Top court justice to lead caretaker government BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s president says he will appoint the head of the country’s top court to lead a caretaker government until new elect...
15:32, 2019-05-30

Opinion: how Rover’s failings provides a history lesson for UK government BMW had to sell the Rover Group, including MG When BMW requested aid to save Rover in 1999, the government refused. We reflect on lessons learned ...
02:56, 2019-08-05

S Jaishankar: From Government's Pointsman For China To PM Modi's Cabinet Former foreign secretary S Jaishankar, a surprise pick in Narendra Modi's council of ministers, is a seasoned diplomat who was the Indian government'...
23:24, 2019-05-30

Carson’s office purchases broke law, government auditors say WASHINGTON (AP) — Government auditors say Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson violated the law when his department spent more than $40...
22:12, 2019-05-17

A German border town’s Left government and AfD voters Frankurt (Oder) picked a Left mayor in 2018. In the EU elections, however, the voters went the opposite direction, opting for the far-right Alternati...
05:04, 2019-05-31

Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine: government Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck va...
16:44, 2019-08-25

Conservative government would ‘win some trust’ back with Saudi Arabia: MP Erin O'Toole, the Conservative critic for foreign affairs, said in an interview they would try to "win some trust'' with Saudi Arabia....
14:28, 2019-08-02

500 Vultures Killed in Botswana by Poachers’ Poison, Government Says As scavengers, vultures can help rangers locate poachers by their presence in the air over freshly killed animals, such as elephants....
21:08, 2019-06-21

Secretive US government agency needs 'underground lair' by Friday A U.S. government agency that birthed the network which became the Internet, and has explored a host high-tech projects including neural implants for...
23:52, 2019-08-29

German government expands electric car incentive program BERLIN (AP) — The German government is extending a system of incentives to buy electric cars by 18 months until the end of 2020. The program launched...
10:40, 2019-05-31

Exclusive: Government won't reinstate plug-in hybrid grants UK Transport Minister tells Autocar full electric vehicles are the focus of future government incentives The UK government will not reinstate a gran...
13:48, 2019-05-17

Government must involve residents in cleanup of Nairobi rivers In Kenya, local residents need to be involved in the restoration of the Nairobi River basin says guest commentator Sam Dindi, the co-founder of 'Mazi...
11:04, 2019-05-31

Spanish GP urgers government to help save Barcelona F1 race The organisers of the Spanish Grand Prix, the RACC, have urged the government to step in and find a solution "urgently" in order to save the Formula ...
12:04, 2019-05-31

The Latest: German government still urging Brexit deal LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit talks (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The German government says it still has a “great interest” in Brit...
12:40, 2019-05-17

A Year Later, U.S. Government Websites Are Still Redirecting to Hardcore Porn Dozens of U.S. government websites appear to contain a flaw enabling anyone to generate URLs with their domains that redirect users to external sites...
03:44, 2019-06-11

India’s government bar opposition, journalists from entering Kashmir Authorities sent the opposition leaders back to New Delhi after they waited for several hours at the airport in Srinagar, the main city in the region...
18:44, 2019-08-24

Climate change: UK government to commit to 2050 target The UK will set a new legally binding target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050....
04:16, 2019-06-12

Protesters gather again outside Hong Kong government offices HONG KONG (AP) — Several hundred mainly student protesters have begun gathering outside Hong Kong government offices after a deadline passed for meet...
04:52, 2019-06-21

Hasankeyf No More: Turkish Government Submerges 12,000-Year-Old Town The destruction of the 12,000-year-old town of Hasankeyf by the Turkish government has drawn anger and disappointment to many people all over the wor...
19:24, 2019-05-28

French mayors ban glyphosate weedkiller, defying government Some 20 French mayors have banned glyphosate from their municipalities, defying the government, which is now taking legal action to impose national l...
21:36, 2019-08-22

Thai government pressed over missing Lao activist Od Sayavong Human Rights Watch calls for information on fate of 34-year-old amid a spate of disappearances of activistsRights groups in Thailand have urged the g...
06:44, 2019-09-07

SpaceX launches three radar satellites for Canadian government SpaceX on Wednesday morning launched three next-generation radar satellites for the Canadian government from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base. ...
18:04, 2019-06-12

Lawyers for Michael Flynn and US government clash over his sentencing Ex-Trump adviser’s lawyers say Flynn is not ready to be sentenced for lying about his discussions with Russian ambassadorFollow the latest in US poli...
23:12, 2019-08-30

New Israeli government or election: Netanyahu faces deadline JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s raucous political world is on edge, counting down to a midnight deadline to see whether a new government will be form...
09:40, 2019-05-29

Indian Finance Minister Jaitley opts out of new government NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s finance minister, who carried out Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s economic initiatives including tax and welfare ...
11:04, 2019-05-29

US Secretary of State says Huawei is an 'instrument of Chinese government' The United States kept the pressure on Chinese telecommunications giant and phone maker Huawei today as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that t...
14:20, 2019-05-29

Trump imposes sanctions on Venezuelan government’s assets WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump has imposed sanctions on assets of the Venezuelan government, according to an executive order publishe...
05:24, 2019-08-06

Arun Jaitley, PM's "Precious Diamond", Can't Be In Modi 2.0 Government Health seems to have paused, if not ended, a four-decade-long political career of Arun Jaitley -- regarded by some as Narendra Modi's original "Chana...
14:36, 2019-05-29

Mexican government says El Paso shooting an ‘act of terrorism’ against Mexicans Many in Mexico were reeling Sunday from revelations that the shooting appeared to have been aimed at Hispanics — and Mexicans in particular....
21:12, 2019-08-05

Greek government plans to replace top judges before election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s left-wing government says it is planning to appoint new top judges before a July 7 general election, a decision ...
18:36, 2019-05-29

Scientists in Hungary accuse government of research takeover BUDAPEST — Hungary’s oldest and biggest scientific institute accused the government on Wednesday of trying to take “total political control” of...
22:00, 2019-05-29

South Africa's president unveils leaner government Women fill half of positions in Cyril Ramaphosa’s new cabinet in rejig that critics call ‘evolution, not revolution’Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a s...
23:00, 2019-05-29

Italian president gives Conte mandate to form new government PM to lead coalition of ruling Five Star Movement and opposition Democratic partyThe Italian prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, has said now is the time...
12:28, 2019-08-29

Venezuela government, opposition agree to continue talks There will be further talks to end to Venezuela's stalemate, negotiators have said. For years, the president's adversaries had been wary of lengthy d...
05:20, 2019-07-12

LGBT teaching row: Government 'too slow' to tackle protests Sara Khan, hired by the government to tackle extremism, says teachers should have had more support....
09:20, 2019-07-15

German government defends planned immigration laws Angel Merkel's government presented its long-awaited draft immigration law to the Bundestag — and got plenty of criticism from all political sides in...
19:16, 2019-05-09

U.S. government website for comparing doctors lacks data on most MDs (Reuters Health) - Physician Compare, a U.S. website created to help patients find high-quality doctors, is missing so much information on individual...
00:12, 2019-05-07

If AOC really thinks Trump is a ‘fascist,’ why does she want to make the government so much more powerful? Jobs are up, wages are rising, and President Trump gave a nonpartisan, patriotic speech at Washington, D.C.’s Fourth of July celebration....
23:12, 2019-07-05

Trial to determine if government liable for Harvey flooding HOUSTON (AP) — A trial has begun to determine if residents can be compensated after their homes and businesses were flooded by two reservoirs during ...
21:28, 2019-05-06

Philip Hammond to quit government if Boris Johnson becomes PM Chancellor joins David Gauke in saying he could not work for leader seeking a no-deal BrexitPhilip Hammond has confirmed he will resign as chancellor...
18:04, 2019-07-21

Sudanese protest military, call for civilian government KHARTOUM, Sudan — Tens of thousands of Sudanese protesters took part in a mass rally Thursday to step up pressure on the military to hand power to ci...
22:52, 2019-05-02

Government telecoms review to soft-pedal on Huawei Omission of Chinese firm’s role in building 5G networks will reopen divisions among ministersA long-awaited government review will fudge taking a cri...
08:52, 2019-07-21

Government invests £348m in local road improvements News 20 Jul, 2019 The Department for Transport is investing in two funds – worth £198m and £150m respectively – which councils can bid ...
02:12, 2019-07-20

Yu-Gi-Oh! Creator Apologizes After Criticizing The Current Japanese Government Yesterday, Yu-Gi-Oh! creator Kazuki Takahashi uploaded an original illustration to Instagram, urging his fellow Japanese citizens to vote in the upco...
13:56, 2019-07-17

Want to know what a Boris Johnson government would look like? I have just the book | John Harris Among the would-be PM’s backers are the authors of Britannia Unchained, and their vision of deregulated Britain is terrifyingSeven years ago, a group...
19:08, 2019-07-07

Greece elects conservative government in landslide vote Prime Minister elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he had a clear mandate for change, pledging more investments and fewer taxes....
23:16, 2019-07-07

Damascus explosion wounds pro-government analyst’s wife, son BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state news agency says a bomb exploded in a car in Damascus, wounding a woman and her son. Activist groups said the victi...
13:16, 2019-06-27

Israel election: Netanyahu and Gantz both vow to form next government Prime minister cancels speech at UN General Assembly to deal with political crisisBenjamin Netanyahu and opposition leader Benny Gantz have begun wha...
19:28, 2019-09-18

While city government dragged its heels, my poisoned son got sicker Brooklyn 5-year-old Kyan Dickerson only grew more ill as the city Housing Authority fought to keep from cleaning the lead out of his family’s apartme...
13:08, 2019-07-08

Scottish government to rethink plan to cut air travel taxes Nicola Sturgeon signals willingness to step up efforts to reduce carbon emissionsNicola Sturgeon has confirmed the Scottish government will rethink p...
17:16, 2019-05-02

German government lowers tax estimate as economy flags BERLIN (AP) — The German government is preparing for a smaller rise in tax revenue as growth in Europe’s biggest economy wanes. Finance Ministe...
17:36, 2019-05-09

Poll finds hunger for change to US system of government More than half of Americans want major changes to the system of government, including about 1 in 10 who want a complete overhaul. That’s accord...
14:24, 2019-05-02

Video: Frustrated By Government Inaction, Man Builds Road Himself A 45-year-old man from Kaganda village in Kenya has become a local hero after single-handedly building a road through a bushy, hilly area...
11:40, 2019-04-25

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the C...
00:56, 2019-06-29

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil output cut by 59% due to storm - government Almost 59 percent, or 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut becau...
21:04, 2019-07-12

Spain's acting PM fails in first attempt to form new government Socialist party leader Pedro Sánchez fails to win support of anti-austerity Unidas Podemos Spain’s Socialist party leader, Pedro Sánchez, has failed ...
17:32, 2019-07-23

Nissan refuses government request on Qashqai emissions Manufacturer told DVSA it would not retrofit polluting vehicles, despite other firms agreeing to modificationsNissan’s decision to ignore a governmen...
17:24, 2019-07-23

Eight things we learned in the UK government's pre-Johnson info dump Air pollution, plastic packaging, nuclear power plants, genome sequencing: just before Boris Johnson becomes prime minister, the UK government has pu...
14:36, 2019-07-23

Government advisors call for 2030 petrol and diesel ban Committee on Climate Change says bringing EV-only law forward could help Britain to become nearly carbon-neutral by 2050 Laws requiring all new vehi...
10:00, 2019-05-02

The federal government cut taxes, but Texas raised mine Dear John: Let me help in my tiny little way to [explain] the economy. The federal government cut taxes. I am retired, so for me it was modest. My ci...
16:16, 2019-07-14

Petrol and diesel car ban should be moved to 2030, say Government advisers News 30 Apr, 2019 Government advisers believe the cost of electric cars will be on the same level as that of petrol and diesel cars by ...
11:56, 2019-05-02

Dutch government presents measures to cut carbon emissions THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government is presenting a comprehensive raft of measures aimed at slashing the Netherlands’ emission o...
16:16, 2019-06-28

Storm Barry cuts 73% of U.S. offshore oil production: U.S. government Tropical Storm Barry has cut 73%, or 1.38 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico, t...
21:32, 2019-07-14

The Latest: Government contests request on migrant camps EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on conditions at government detention centers for immigrant children (all times local): 4:50 p.m. U.S. authorities a...
02:24, 2019-06-28

Ransomware attack forces Baltimore government to go ‘manual’ BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young says a ransomware virus that hit the city’s computer systems has forced opera...
13:56, 2019-05-09

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figu...
12:24, 2019-05-02

Italian premier denies Russian influence over government Allegations connecting Matteo Salvini's League party with Russian oil money have rocked Italian politics. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told parliame...
01:56, 2019-07-25

Syrian government has few options to battle fuel sanctions BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government is scrambling to deal with its worst fuel crisis since the war began in 2011, aggravated by U.S. sanctions target...
15:56, 2019-05-03

Syrian rebels try to retake village from government troops BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and state media say rebel groups are fighting back, trying to retake territory lost to government forces this week in ...
12:00, 2019-05-10

Libya’s UN-backed government reclaims key town near Tripoli CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s U.N.-backed government says it has taken back a strategic town near Tripoli from a Libyan commander whose forces have been...
10:52, 2019-06-27

Government urged to set up $1bn fund to help farmers protect the environment Long-awaited review says government should consider farming interests before listing threatened speciesThe environment minister should consider farmi...
09:56, 2019-06-27

Italy: Salvini and Di Maio deny government crisis Both of Italy's populist deputy prime ministers have rejected claims that their coalition is on the brink of collapse. Luigi di Maio nevertheless cal...
11:16, 2019-07-19

Protests return to Lebanon as government discusses austerity BEIRUT (AP) — Dozens of Lebanese military and security veterans are protesting for the second time in two weeks against proposed cuts to their pensio...
14:04, 2019-05-10

The US government faces a potential default in September, report says AP Photo/Alex Brandon A Washington think tank and advocacy group estimates that lower than expected tax revenues mean there is a "significant risk" ...
08:32, 2019-07-09

UK government warned by watchdog of no-deal Brexit recession The UK government has been warned of a recession in the absence of a Brexit deal with the EU. Conservative party leadership candidates are insisting ...
17:00, 2019-07-18

Nigerian pro-government militia frees hundreds of children A regional militia in Nigeria has freed 900 children involved in the fight against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents, the UN says. UNICEF says children ...
15:04, 2019-05-10

Margot James resigns as minister after voting against Government Margot James has resigned as digital minister after she voted for an amendment to block the next prime minister from suspending parliament and forcin...
18:40, 2019-07-18

UK government seeks Brexit compromise after election fiasco LONDON (AP) — Britain’s governing Conservative Party says it is ready to compromise to secure a Brexit deal after suffering its worst result in...
14:16, 2019-05-04

Yes, I'm striking over the climate crisis. And suing the US government, too | Vic Barrett As one of the 21 young plaintiffs in the Juliana v United States lawsuit I am inspired by my people’s past to fight for the futureI was born into a w...
08:24, 2019-09-20

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks coul...
01:00, 2019-07-09

UK police: Leak from government Huawei meeting not a crime LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Metropolitan Police force says a leak of details from a secret government discussion about Chinese telecoms giant Huawe...
16:04, 2019-05-04

Government fund to pay for new safe cladding on 170 tower blocks Unsafe cladding on 170 private high-rise residential tower blocks will be replaced at an estimated cost of £200 million, it was announced today....
08:36, 2019-05-09

Hungarian scientists mull legal action over government controls The head of Hungary's oldest scientific institute said it was considering taking legal action to challenge government moves to take more control over...
13:52, 2019-06-12

ANALYSIS: N.B., P.E.I. most recent winners of Trudeau government pre-election spending Last week alone, the federal Liberals made 595 spending commitments worth a combined $4.9 billion....
19:16, 2019-08-19

Feds, Ontario government commit up to $500,000 to province’s beekeeping sector The investment is aimed at strengthening the health of Ontario's honeybees and helping beekeepers grow their business and better manage pests....
19:44, 2019-08-07

UK government told to adopt world's most ambitious climate target The UK's climate advisers have called on the government to effectively eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, including international flights an...
02:00, 2019-05-02

UK warns Hong Kong, China over anti-government protests Senior UK officials have said Hong Kong should not use protests as a "pretext for repression." The UK's foreign secretary said there would be "seriou...
21:40, 2019-07-02

Brazil deforestation climbs 67% through July as government attacks data Deforestation in Brazil's rainforest has jumped around 67% in the first seven months of the year, according to preliminary data from Brazil's space r...
23:36, 2019-08-05

US government sues Edward Snowden over book disclosures – live A civil lawsuit alleges the whistleblower’s book Permanent Record violates non-disclosure agreements he signed with CIA and NSASign up for the US bri...
20:20, 2019-09-17

Russia says Syrian government forces halt fire in Idlib MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says Syrian government forces have unilaterally ceased fire in the northern Idlib province, the last major rebel stronghold. Fig...
14:48, 2019-05-19

Bug in French government’s WhatsApp replacement let anyone join Élysée chats Enlarge / Around the same time French President was greeting firefighters who saved Notre Dame Cathedral from fire, a security researcher was burning...
12:16, 2019-05-02

NDP newcomer won by 5 votes in Labrador, causing minority Liberal N.L. government An official recount is pending but official results released Sunday for the district of Labrador West showed NDP newcomer Jordan Brown still ahead of...
01:40, 2019-05-20

Government makes it easier to close roads for street parties News 23 Aug, 2019 Department for Transport tells councils ‘play streets’ do not need to be advertised before road closures can be appro...
17:04, 2019-08-23

Federal government ‘concerned’ about white supremacy terrorism, Goodale says In light of recent events — and previous ones — Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said right-wing extremism is a concern....
22:20, 2019-08-06

Surprise billing solo sounds more like a government healthcare duet In the cacophony of Congress’ “greatest” healthcare hits, the issue of “surprise billing” has been topping the charts for weeks now. The partisan div...
23:00, 2019-06-20

Government declines to rule out fresh prorogation if it loses case Supreme court told PM will ‘abide’ by any ruling but minister declines to say if MPs could be sent away again immediatelyBoris Johnson has given an u...
20:20, 2019-09-17

Indigenous families given $2B payout for children separated from parents by government The tribunal is awarding the maximum damages it can -- $40,000 -- for each child taken away for lack of proper services or who was later returned to ...
17:36, 2019-09-06

Betsy DeVos used personal email for government business: Feds In total, investigators said they identified six emails sent by DeVos on private accounts, including five that involved official agency business. The...
22:36, 2019-05-20

Syrian government intensifies bombardment of rebel-held area BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say a government bombardment of rebel-held areas in the country’s northwest has killed and wounded do...
14:16, 2019-05-04

Trudeau on Quebec’s Bill 21: it’s not government’s job to legislate what people wear Justin Trudeau on Bill 21: "We do not feel it is a government's responsibility or in a government's interest to legislate on what people should be we...
00:56, 2019-06-21

Sudan's government is minimizing the death toll in the Khartoum attack Two state agencies have a different, smaller, number of protesters killed than an independent panel’s countDeath tolls can be hard to calculate. Viol...
08:28, 2019-06-16

Israel to hold new election after Netanyahu fails to form government Israel's parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister...
04:40, 2019-05-30

Hong Kong extradition law: protesters rally outside government offices Citywide shutdown expected on Wednesday as hundreds of businesses call for a boycottHundreds of demonstrators have rallied outside government offices...
23:12, 2019-06-11

Government of Quebec announces subsidies for electric charging stations The subsidy program is estimated to cost the government around $4.7 million from now until December 2020....
20:52, 2019-05-24

CannTrust says cannabis goods returned by Alberta government worth $1.3M About $1.3 million worth of CannTrust products will be returned by the AGLC after Health Canada suspended the company's licences to produce and sell ...
17:04, 2019-09-19

A Nursing Home Chain’s Collapse Leaves the Government on the Hook The failure of the Rosewood Care Centers is the biggest default in the history of a little-known program that underpins 15 percent of the nation’s nu...
11:12, 2019-05-31

Hack of U.S. Border Surveillance Contractor Is Way Bigger Than the Government Lets On Even as Homeland Security officials have attempted to downplay the impact of a security intrusion that reached deep into the network of a federal su...
16:24, 2019-06-22

South Sudan rivals delay forming unity government A lack of political will, financing and time constraints were the reasons for the power-sharing agreement's delay, but both sides said they were stil...
06:48, 2019-05-04

Government refuses to rule out emergency no-deal Brexit budget Treasury minister declines to confirm whether stimulus to be announced before departureThe chief secretary to the Treasury has declined to rule out a...
12:00, 2019-08-01

Revealed: Trudeau government welcomed oil lobby help for US pipeline push Canadian government viewed Trump’s election as “positive news” for Keystone XL and energy industryThe Trudeau government treated Donald Trump’s elect...
12:50, 2019-05-01

Hong Kong protests: group tries to storm government building Demonstrators surround legislature as city prepares for major protestsHong Kong protests - live updatesPro-democracy protesters have attempted to sto...
13:16, 2019-07-01

Defying critics, outgoing Greek government picks top judges ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s outgoing government has defied opposition critics by appointing new top judges to the country’s supreme co...
18:04, 2019-05-31

Bill C-69 enters into law, and Alberta’s UCP government says it plans constitutional challenge The federal government's contentious bill to set up a new authority to assess industrial projects like pipelines, mines and inter-provincial highways...
07:28, 2019-08-29

Cisco to Pay $8.6 Million to Settle Government Claims of Flawed Tech The Silicon Valley company, a major government contractor, was accused of selling video surveillance software that it knew had a security issue....
00:24, 2019-08-01

Netanyahu urges rival Gantz to join him in unity government Spokeswoman for former general has no immediate response to PM’s surprise offer The Israeli prime minister has called on his main rival, the former g...
11:04, 2019-09-19

Zimbabwe police beat anti-government protesters in capital HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s police used tear gas, arrests and beatings Friday to quell anti-government protests in the capital, Harare. Seven peopl...
18:20, 2019-08-16

ANALYSIS: NB, P.E.I. most recent winners of Trudeau government pre-election spending Last week alone, the federal Liberals made 595 spending commitments worth a combined $4.9 billion....
17:00, 2019-08-19

Italy's parties scramble to form government by Tuesday deadline Choice of PM proves main obstacle as PD and M5S try to head off far-right coalitionThe name of the next Italian prime minister is the main hurdle in ...
15:16, 2019-08-25

Most Americans reject government healthcare for illegal immigrants: Poll A new poll by CNN shows a large majority of Americans disagree with positions that many of the Democratic presidential candidates have taken on healt...
01:56, 2019-07-02

Contaminated blood inquiry: Welsh Government urged to take lead A lawyer representing victims of the contaminated blood scandal urges ministers to help them....
10:16, 2019-07-23

UK Government Wants Noise Detection Systems to Target Old Cars and 'Boy Racers' In the UK, all cars manufactured since 2016 have been legally limited to 74 decibels, as Sky News reports. It’s also illegal to modify your exhausts ...
19:40, 2019-06-11

6-month extension of South Sudan unity government approved JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Ethiopia says regional ministers have approved a six-month extension of the looming deadline for South Sudan’s rival l...
15:04, 2019-05-08

Italy’s prime minister resigns as government nears collapse Italy’s prime minister said he would resign on Tuesday and launched a blistering attack on his own interior minister, accusing him of sinking the rul...
20:24, 2019-08-20

Merkel's government delivers on promises, but voters aren't convinced The German government is working at a "record-breaking" pace according to a new study, but only 10% of voters agree. With state elections looming, ti...
17:16, 2019-08-19

Second Ebola case in Congo's Goma infected several people: government The second case of Ebola recorded in east Congo's main city of Goma had a large family including 10 children and managed to infect several people bef...
18:28, 2019-08-02

Bill de Blasio: The federal government should pay for gender reassignment surgery New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said he supports the federal government paying for gender reassignment surgery under his Medicare for All plan....
18:24, 2019-07-01

Liberal Democrats win Brecon by-election in major blow to Government THE LIBERAL DEMOCRATS have won the Brecon by-election in a major blow to Boris Johnson's Government....
08:36, 2019-08-02

Government invests £40m to overcome on-street electric-car charging hurdles News 9 Jul, 2019 Wireless and pop-up pavement chargers to benefit from £37m investment as DfT seeks solutions for drivers with no off-s...
13:08, 2019-07-09

German government backs compulsory measles jab for schools, kindergartens Children in Germany will have to prove they've had a measles vaccination before they can attend kindergarten or go to school, under a new draft law. ...
12:40, 2019-07-17

Everything you should know about Robert Mueller, who led the government's 2-year investigation into Trump and Russia Andrew Burton/Getty Images For almost 2 years, Robert Mueller led the special counsel investigation into Russian election interference — and w...
23:56, 2019-07-23

Ontario government appoints advisory group for the Muskoka Watershed After the floods that inundated Ontario cottage country, the province has appointed a committee that will provide recommendations to help protect the...
23:04, 2019-08-07

Vodafone calls for German government help with ultrafast broadband rollout Complaining about the costs, the head of telecoms giant Vodafone in Germany has called on the government to invest in "last mile" broadband connectio...
19:56, 2019-05-05

Lawmakers Are Accusing the Government of a Cover Up in Another Migrant Child's Death A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died while in U.S. custody last September, according to CBS. The girl is the sixth migrant child who has died aft...
04:24, 2019-05-23

Putin backs Moldova’s new government amid political turmoil CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova’s new coalition government, which has been locked in a po...
11:28, 2019-06-13

British Steel on verge of collapse as government talks stall Corbyn calls for nationalisation of Brexit-hit producer if £30m loan not forthcoming‘I’m worried sick’: Scunthorpe frets over British Steel slumpBrit...
21:56, 2019-05-21

French government unveils ‘tough’ reform of jobless benefits PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s government has unveiled plans to make it more difficult for the unemployed to claim benefits. L...
15:12, 2019-06-18

Japanese Canadians push for apology from B.C. government over internment camps The federal government apologized in 1988 for its racism against "enemy aliens'' after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in December 1941....
14:44, 2019-07-21