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Pompeo: China and Russia have ‘morally reprehensible’ hypocrisy on human rights

China and Russia have a “morally reprehensible” tactic of cloaking human rights abuses in hypocritical speeches, according to Secretary of State Mike...

Pompeo: China and Russia have ‘morally reprehensible’ hypocrisy on human rights

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China's Uighur policy is human rights 'stain of the century' – Pompeo US secretary of state says mass detentions of Muslim minority is among ‘worst crises of our time’The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has accused ...
08:36, 2019-07-19

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how m...
23:16, 2019-06-26

Ukraine walks out of Europe human rights body as Russia returns Delegation leaves Council of Europe assembly in protest at readmission of Russian MPsThe Ukrainian delegation at the parliamentary assembly of the Co...
14:40, 2019-06-25

Russia complicit in human rights abuses in Crimea, court told Case could embarrass Vladimir Putin and prompt Ukrainian demands for reparationsThe Russian state directed and ran the military coup in Crimea and it...
13:12, 2019-09-11

China, climate, Russia to dominate Pompeo Europe tour WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is energizing its campaign to counter China’s growing global influence as Secretary of State Mike Po...
21:32, 2019-05-05

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan is urging Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China. Wang was spe...
10:40, 2019-05-29

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy...
18:16, 2019-06-04

The US blacklisted some of China's most valuable AI startups over human rights issues in a dramatic trade war escalation Andy Wong/AP Photo The US placed an additional 28 Chinese companies on a trade blacklist on Monday. Among these 28 were eight major tech companies, i...
14:00, 2019-10-08

Elton John accuses Putin of 'hypocrisy' over LGBT rights Sir Elton John has accused Vladimir Putin of "hypocrisy" after the Russian leader said his country has "no problem" with LGBT people. ...
04:44, 2019-06-29

Sir Elton John calls Vladimir Putin's gay rights claims 'hypocrisy' The singer writes an open letter to Russia's leader after he claimed he has "no problems" with gay people....
13:52, 2019-06-29

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work t...
21:32, 2019-07-04

'Human rights before mining rights': German villagers take on coal giant Residents say they will not be ousted by energy firm seeking to expand the Garzweiler mineA group of villagers living on the edge of one of Germany’s...
16:52, 2019-09-30

'Human rights before mining rights': German villagers take on coal firm Residents say they will not be ousted by energy firm seeking to expand the Garzweiler mineA group of villagers living on the edge of one of Germany’s...
18:28, 2019-09-30

Human Rights Watch accuses Nigeria of abusing children's rights The NGO's latest report says the Nigerian military continues to detain thousands of children in "inhuman conditions" Allegedly, the minors collaborat...
12:00, 2019-09-10

Pompeo in Russia: US does not want 'war with Iran' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US is not seeking conflict in Iran, after high-level talks in Russia. Meeting with President Vladimir Put...
02:24, 2019-05-15

Pompeo: Trump ‘very clear’ that he wants Russia out of Venezuela WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Trump has been “very clear” about wanting the Russians out of Venezuela, despite Tru...
19:36, 2019-05-05

Mike Pompeo slams ‘egregious’ CNN report on spy in Russia Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday slammed a CNN report that a CIA asset in Russia was “exfiltrated” because the spy agency’s officials ...
00:36, 2019-09-11

Pompeo going to Russia amid disputes over Venezuela, Arctic WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY’-oh) will head to Russia to hold talks with President Vladimir Putin amid disputes o...
15:56, 2019-05-10

Russia confirms Lavrov-Pompeo meeting next week MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian diplomat is confirming that Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meet next wee...
12:52, 2019-05-03

Pompeo warns Russia not to meddle in 2020 US elections Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Russia on Tuesday not to interfere in the 2020 US elections — and said Moscow must show that its purported medd...
21:24, 2019-05-14

Pompeo aiming to improve Russia relations during Sochi meeting Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday in the sunny Black Sea resort of Sochi that they were prepared...
19:08, 2019-05-14

Mike Pompeo: ‘Crazy talk’ to suggest Trump is soft on Russia Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said it was “crazy talk” to suggest that President Trump was going soft on Russia compared to China, North Korea and I...
20:36, 2019-05-13

Pompeo traveling to Russia to hold high-level talks with Putin Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is traveling to Russia to meet President Vladimir Putin for the highest-level talks in ten months, it was announced Fr...
19:16, 2019-05-10

Pompeo to meet Putin in Russia amid fears over US-Iran clash Secretary of state’s visit will be first high-level meeting since redacted Mueller report releaseMike Pompeo is to meet Vladimir Putin in Russia at a...
07:28, 2019-05-14

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which co...
06:24, 2019-05-17

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he told Russia not to interfere in 2020 election U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Russia on Tuesday that Washington would brook no interference in the 2020 U.S. presidential election and wan...
02:20, 2019-05-15

Russia accuses U.S. military of deploying 'threat to our country' ahead of Pompeo talks U.S. military assets are threatening Russia, Moscow’s top diplomat alleged just days before a high-profile visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
19:08, 2019-05-11

Abortion: NI law 'breaches human rights' A court finds in favour of a campaigner who challenged the law after she was denied a termination in NI....
12:00, 2019-10-03

UK to appoint first human rights ambassador New role is likely to put spotlight on UK’s approach to autocratic regimesThe British government is appointing an international ambassador dedicated ...
12:44, 2019-05-20

China, Russia, China, or why the Air Force is right to refocus on the B-21 bomber As National Defense's Mandy Mayfield reports, the Air Force is considering refocusing its budget away from the B-1 bomber and toward the next generat...
21:04, 2019-09-20

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry i...
23:20, 2019-07-08

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, ...
05:08, 2019-06-14

US sanctions 4 Nicaraguan officials over human rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing new sanctions on four Nicaraguan officials accused of being responsible for a crackdown on str...
21:20, 2019-06-21

Orangutan with human rights will move to Florida sanctuary An orangutan who was ruled Argentina’s “first non-human person” is moving to a sanctuary in Florida. The 33-year-old primate named ...
15:28, 2019-09-28

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now e...
19:48, 2019-06-27

Bahrain executes three people, despite human rights outcry Human rights groups had warned against the executions, calling them ‘utterly shameful”Bahrain has executed three people convicted in two separate cas...
08:28, 2019-07-27

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Ca...
21:52, 2019-05-03

The conservative backlash against LeBron James has nothing to do with human rights Basketball’s biggest star is under fire after wading into the NBA’s China controversy, but his remarks are being weaponized by bad-faith actors tradi...
17:40, 2019-10-16

‘Climate apartheid’: UN expert says human rights may not survive Right to life is likely to be undermined alongside the rule of law, special rapporteur saysThe world is increasingly at risk of “climate apartheid”, ...
10:44, 2019-06-25

UN launches Venezuela human rights abuse probe The UN Human Rights Council has voted to send a team to Venezuela to investigate alleged rights violations. Representatives from a dozen countries ar...
13:08, 2019-09-27

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire si...
12:20, 2019-06-22

Giving nature human rights could be the best way to protect the planet Rivers, lakes and forests around the world are being recognised as if they were legal persons. It sounds strange, but could it effectively protect th...
13:12, 2019-09-25

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on Preside...
22:24, 2019-06-19

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to ...
22:44, 2019-06-21

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the count...
14:04, 2019-05-29

Amnesty: Don’t let Azerbaijan hide human rights abuses behind football • Body criticises decision to stage Europa League final in Baku• ‘Azerbaijan is in the grip of a sinister human rights crackdown’Amnesty Internationa...
13:32, 2019-05-22

Iranian musician risks his freedom to promote human rights Mehdi Rajabian could be sent back to prison at anytime, but he continues to produce music banned under Iran's strict censorship laws. His new album s...
16:24, 2019-09-03

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against...
19:36, 2019-05-16

Key European human rights body marks 70th birthday HELSINKI (AP) — Over 30 European foreign ministers have gathered in the Finnish capital to mark the 70th anniversary of the continent’s key hum...
20:24, 2019-05-16

Behind the scenes of war reporting at Berlin's Human Rights Film Festival Films and panels at the Human Rights Film Festival look into the work of reporters in conflict zones. From legendary foreign correspondent Marie Colv...
15:52, 2019-09-21

Human Rights Watch reports new wave of Chechnya gay abuse MOSCOW (AP) — Human Rights Watch is reporting a new wave of gay men being detained and tortured in the Russian republic of Chechnya. The group said i...
14:32, 2019-05-09

Increasingly under attack, women human rights defenders need better back up A group of United Nations human rights experts issued a joint statement on Wednesday calling on States to live up to their commitments to protect wom...
10:41, 2019-04-09

Attacks escalate against Afghanistan's human rights defenders – report Amnesty says activists have been attacked and killed with impunity, with their plight ‘largely ignored’ at home and abroadHuman rights defenders in A...
12:28, 2019-08-29

Venezuela appointment to UN human rights council sparks outrage Country claimed one of two seats allocated to Latin America despite well-documented record of human rights abusesActivists have responded with outrag...
23:16, 2019-10-17

Single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according t...
21:12, 2019-08-23

UN’s Bachelet addresses progress and setbacks in human rights worldwide The world is undeniably facing rising challenges to multilateralism, however work can be done with Member States to strengthen the agreement of the l...
00:04, 2019-10-16

British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to matchA British football fan who says he was detained and tor...
14:44, 2019-07-18

Chinese human rights lawyer 'totally changed man' after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang h...
18:24, 2019-06-28

EU nations lead condemnation of Saudi human rights record Statement read out at UN human rights council meeting denounces alleged use of torture and unlawful detentionsSaudi Arabia’s human rights record has ...
08:36, 2019-09-24

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicol...
17:56, 2019-06-14

Algerian human rights militant dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia ha...
18:32, 2019-05-28

US mass deportations would lead to 'tremendous human rights abuses' Grace Meng from Human Rights Watch told DW that even though recent immigration raids in US cities weren't as extensive as planned, they still struck ...
22:12, 2019-07-15

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases...
12:24, 2019-08-01

Northern Ireland abortion law in breach of human rights commitments High court in Belfast issues ruling against country’s strict abortion lawNorthern Ireland’s strict abortion law breaches the UK’s human rightscommitm...
12:36, 2019-10-03

TfL Tube chiefs ban adverts from 11 countries over poor human rights Transport for London has suspended new adverts from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates while it carries out a review of countries wi...
12:24, 2019-05-02

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he...
14:40, 2019-06-02

Venezuela, Poland and Sudan amongst 14 new Human Rights Council members 14 new members were elected to the Human Rights Council on Thursday, following a secret ballot held in the General Assembly Hall in New York....
19:44, 2019-10-17

AI learns to predict the outcomes of human rights court cases AI is going into law. It can now predict the outcomes of human rights cases and next year Estonia is planning to use the technology to moderate dispu...
18:56, 2019-08-08

We are ‘burning up our future’, UN’s Bachelet tells Human Rights Council The Human Rights Council opened in Geneva on Monday with a warning from the UN’s top rights official that, with forest fires raging in the Amazon, “w...
18:20, 2019-09-09

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on politics, human rights and storytelling She discussed the art of writing at the Berlin International Literature Festival, where DW met the celebrated author of "Americanah." Adichie was als...
15:40, 2019-09-16

Human rights museum opens in former Seoul torture site The Democracy and Human Rights Memorial Hall has opened in a notorious building where South Korean pro-democracy activists were once tortured....
04:36, 2019-10-10

Burundi rejects claims of human rights abuses as ‘lies from far away’ Government dismisses UN allegations of summary executions, arbitrary arrests, torture and sexual violence Opponents of Burundi’s government are being...
14:28, 2019-07-04

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political...
06:20, 2019-06-20

Northern Ireland abortion law ruled to breach human rights High court in Belfast rules against country’s strict abortion lawNorthern Ireland’s near-blanket abortion ban breaches the UK’s human rights commitme...
16:52, 2019-10-03

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions...
23:24, 2019-06-24

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is preparing to hold separate meetings in Caracas with Venezuelan oppos...
17:28, 2019-06-21

Threats to human rights rising in Poland, official warns WARSAW – Poland’s crisis over the rule of law also poses a growing threat to human rights in the European Union’s biggest ex-communist member, ...
19:32, 2019-06-19

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters CAIRO (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this we...
17:36, 2019-05-17

Northern Ireland abortion law found to breach human rights A court rules in favour of a woman who challenged the law after she was denied a termination in NI....
16:04, 2019-10-03

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As...
08:40, 2019-07-10

‘Milestone agreement’ paves the way for new UN Human Rights Office in Sudan “With this milestone agreement, we are poised to accompany Sudan through an important moment in its history” – the words of UN human rights chief Mic...
23:04, 2019-09-25

Climate crisis is greatest ever threat to human rights, UN warns Rights chief Michelle Bachelet highlights role in civil wars‘The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope’Climate change is not on...
18:04, 2019-09-09

Council of Europe to discuss Russia’s voting rights MOSCOW (AP) — The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia’s voting rights in the continent’s m...
09:40, 2019-05-17

Council of Europe restores Russia's voting rights Russia has received backing from the Council of Europe's assembly to return to the body. Moscow had its voting rights suspended five years ago over t...
02:44, 2019-06-25

Trump is on an Orwellian mission to redefine human rights | Michael H Fuchs It has long been abundantly clear Trump has no respect for human rights. Now Pompeo wants to build a new framework to justify the rollback of protect...
15:56, 2019-07-18

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has ...
22:44, 2019-07-08

Elizabeth May accuses Justin Trudeau of stripping refugees of their human rights Trudeau said in the debate that May’s claim that new federal rules were denying refugees’ human rights was “absolutely false.”...
06:28, 2019-10-11

Alphonso David Becomes 1st Black President of Human Rights Campaign: 'I Will Fight for Each and Every One of Us' The Human Rights Campaign has hired civil rights lawyer Alphonso David as its seventh president....
17:36, 2019-07-01

Environmental protection moves ‘closer to the people’ through new human rights agreement The UN environment agency and human rights office (OHCHR) signed a landmark new agreement on Friday aimed at better protecting vulnerable human and e...
19:00, 2019-08-16

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO – Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Huma...
20:00, 2019-05-28

Northern Ireland abortion laws violate human rights, says court The High Court in Belfast as handed abortion rights activists a win, finding that the country's laws conflict with European human rights. Northern Ir...
17:16, 2019-10-03

Firefighter says human rights were violated over lack of vegan food at blaze A Canadian smoke-eater is fired up over the lack of vegan food provided to him while he battled a massive forest blaze. Ontario firefighter and self-...
18:08, 2019-05-22

Four in 10 indigenous languages at risk of disappearing, warn UN human rights experts Of 7,000 indigenous languages spoken today, four in 10 are in danger of disappearing, rights experts said on Wednesday, in a call for a decade of act...
19:20, 2019-08-07

Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea’s human rights record GENEVA (AP) — North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country’s human rights record and likened economic sanction...
16:12, 2019-05-09

Top Cuomo adviser Alphonso David out, heading to Human Rights Campaign ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top lawyer Alphonso David will become president of the nation’s largest LGBT civil rights group — Human Rights...
00:36, 2019-06-26

Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize awarded to Ilham Tohti The Council of Europe has awarded its prestigious annual human rights award to imprisoned Uighur activist Ilham Tohti. It has also jointly honored th...
17:20, 2019-09-30

THE COMMITTEES: General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee is officially known as the Social,...
16:36, 2019-04-09

Human rights are everyone’s business, amid relentless crises around world: UN’s Bachelet The relentless outbreak of crises around the world – from the fires in the Amazon to “carnage” in Syria and demonstrations in Hong Kong, Russia, Indo...
20:12, 2019-09-04

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of sites where witnesses claim North Korea has carried out public exec...
18:24, 2019-06-10

Samantha Power: Iran deal backers went soft on human rights Supporters of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal wanted to ease pressure on the rogue regime in other areas as soon as the agreement was finalized, according...
01:16, 2019-09-14

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes,...
02:08, 2019-06-22

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious hu...
04:28, 2019-06-06

WhatsApp spyware: UK firm promises new 'respect for human rights' following allegations Novalpina Capital to establish new rules at NSO Group following multiple allegations that technology was used to spy on dissidents and the mediaA con...
20:12, 2019-06-18

Venezuela wins UN human rights council seat despite record of abuses Other seat for Latin America went to Brazil, whose far-right leader has expressed contempt for the concept of human rightsActivists have responded wi...
00:52, 2019-10-18

With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert An independent UN expert said on Monday that the failure of governments across the world to ensure clear air, constitutes a “violation of the rights ...
11:24, 2019-06-04

UN human rights report shows rise in reprisals against activists, victims Cases of intimidation and retaliation against victims, civil society and activists who cooperate with the United Nations are on the rise, a new repor...
23:16, 2019-09-19

Elizabeth May accuses Justin Trudeau of stripping human rights from refugees Trudeau said in the debate that May’s claim that new federal rules were denying refugees’ human rights was “absolutely false.”...
14:08, 2019-10-11

Pompeo blasts China’s treatment of minority Uighurs ​Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called out China for trying to “erase its own citizens,” criticizing the country’s treatment of its ethnic Uighurs mi...
22:20, 2019-09-22

Pompeo aims to counter China’s ambitions in the Arctic The Trump administration sees the polar north as the next frontier of geopolitical competition — and it has China and Russia in its sights....
15:40, 2019-05-06

Mike Pompeo scolds NBA over timid response to China Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday scolded the NBA for appeasing China in the continuing controversy surrounding the NBA and the communist coun...
23:04, 2019-10-11

Pompeo says U.S. working ‘diligently’ for Canadians detained by China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed the detentions in brief comments during his first official visit to Canada....
19:04, 2019-08-22

'We have to fight for our rights': Is Russia ready to defy Vladimir Putin? Discontent and a push for political reforms have led to the largest protests in Moscow in almost a decade On the terrace of a recently renovated mark...
22:16, 2019-08-04

European rights court rules against Russia on Magnitsky death The ECHR has ruled that Russia violated multiple rights of Sergei Magnitsky. The auditor died a decade ago while in pre-trail detention....
11:44, 2019-08-27

Italian leaders decry human rights ruling on mafia prison regimes ‘’Only jail scares the mobsters’, warn prosecutors who say ECHR judgment will hit war on organised crimeItalian ministers, prosecutors and police chi...
18:40, 2019-10-09

UN human rights chief ‘alarmed’ by detention of child migrants, climate change ``We are burning up our future -- literally,'' Bachelet said. ``The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope. This is not a situat...
14:04, 2019-09-09

Human Rights Briefing: Updates on Egypt, Zimbabwe, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia Here’s a roundup of human rights news this Friday: UN’s Bachelet urges restraint over arrests of Egypt protestors; expert calls for ‘democratic shift...
19:12, 2019-09-27

UN report reveals gross human rights violations to North Korean prisoners Secretary-General António Guterres says in a new report that prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publicly executed, and detai...
04:08, 2019-08-03

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more On Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters;...
21:48, 2019-05-10

Court rules Northern Ireland abortion ban violates UK human rights commitments Belfast's High Court ruled on Thursday that Northern Ireland's strict abortion laws are incompatible with the United Kingdom's human rights commitmen...
14:24, 2019-10-03

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid to not take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of ...
18:44, 2019-06-06

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of t...
10:44, 2019-06-07

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the lates...
18:20, 2019-06-17

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights o...
10:40, 2019-04-09

Nicki Minaj Cancels Saudi Show After Complaints From Human Rights Groups It was “important for me to make clear my support for the rights of women, the L.G.B.T.Q. community and freedom of expression,” the rapper said....
21:24, 2019-07-09

Cuban security forces are forcing dissidents into exile: human rights group MADRID, June 19 – Cuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-ru...
18:16, 2019-06-19

Menendez faults Trump's UN nominee for focusing on human rights at confirmation hearing President Trump’s nominee to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador took fire at her confirmation hearing Wednesday for prioritizing human ...
23:48, 2019-06-19

Northern Ireland abortion laws break UK human rights, court rules Northern Ireland's strict abortion law breaches the UK's human rights commitments, the High Court in Belfast has ruled....
12:24, 2019-10-03

Sex dolls and human trafficking: John Oliver shows what happens when men rule reproductive rights John Oliver spent his usual top-of-show rundown of the week’s event’s on the spiraling horrorshow of the rapidly imploding Trump administration befor...
12:32, 2019-10-07

Human rights group claims to locate North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public execu...
17:08, 2019-06-11

25 years after population conference, women still face challenges to ‘well-being and human rights’, says UN chief Many women and girls “still face enormous challenges to their health, well-being and human rights”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a High-le...
01:08, 2019-07-17

UN human rights chief fears world has grown numb to Syrian carnage The relentless campaign of airstrikes in Syria has been met with a “collective shrug,” the top United Nations human rights official said on Friday, d...
17:36, 2019-07-26

Hong and Kong? Berlin's panda cubs at centre of Chinese human rights row Competition to name Meng Meng’s twins intensifies pressure on German governmentThey may have captured the public’s imagination, but the tiny, pink pa...
18:36, 2019-09-05

UN experts warn Assange arrest exposes him to risk of serious human rights violations Independent UN rights experts on Thursday said the arrest of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange by police in the United Kingdom, after the Ecuadoria...
18:32, 2019-04-11

Malta: Human rights experts call for justice in case of murdered journalist Two years since the murder of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia on the Mediterranean island of Malta, justice has yet to be served fo...
17:36, 2019-10-16

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert ...
18:36, 2019-07-03

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues...
16:12, 2019-04-09

China rebukes Pompeo for Tiananmen Square comments on anniversary China slammed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for his comments about the Tiananmen Square massacre, claiming they were were made “out of prejudice ...
17:00, 2019-06-04

Mike Pompeo is wrong to give Israel a pass on China Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday evening saluted the "shared values that bind Americans and Israelis together ..."...
19:16, 2019-05-23

US briefing: Pompeo and Putin, China tariffs and Alabama abortion law Tuesday’s top story: secretary of state visits Moscow amid US tensions with Iran. Plus, why copying the populist right won’t help save the leftSubscr...
12:48, 2019-05-14

Germany faces backlash over Russia's return to European rights council Pro-democracy advocates, a former CIA officer and world chess champion Garry Kasparov have slammed the German government's response to Russia's votin...
15:48, 2019-06-27

UN rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ over Jehovah’s Witness sentencing in Russia The sentencing in Russia of a Danish Jehovah’s Witness on Thursday to six years in prison on charges of “organising the activity of a banned extremis...
16:36, 2019-04-09

Human rights group accuses Germany of mistreating rejected Afghan asylum-seeker A European watchdog raised concerns after German police allegedly squeezed the genitals of an Afghan deportee. While deportations are professionally ...
02:56, 2019-05-09

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a mo...
10:40, 2019-04-09

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by re...
22:44, 2019-05-01

Tiananmen Square protest leader urges West to link human rights, trade TOKYO — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan urged Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China in a speech Wednesday ...
20:40, 2019-05-29

ASAP Rocky was arrested after a fight in Sweden. Now members of Congress say it’s a human rights issue. Several House members — as well as his hip-hop peers — have spoken out about the rapper's alleged mistreatment....
22:28, 2019-07-17

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before in...
10:43, 2019-04-09

World Pride underscores that all people are born ‘free and equal’ in dignity and human rights The empowering message straight from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) that "all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and h...
03:08, 2019-07-01

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues app...
11:32, 2019-06-01

Zimbabwe police used excessive force during anti-government protests: Human rights groups Zimbabwe's police used tear gas, arrests and beatings Friday to quell anti-government protests....
19:32, 2019-08-16

Adani deal with Myanmar military-linked company raises human rights alarm Australian expert worries Queensland coal may help fund armed forces accused of genocideThe Adani Group has signed a US$290m commercial deal with a h...
21:36, 2019-05-14

Northern Ireland's abortion laws break UK human rights, court rules Northern Ireland's strict abortion law breaches the UK's human rights commitments, the High Court in Belfast has ruled....
12:08, 2019-10-03

Venezuela: ‘A worrying destabilizing factor in the region’, Bachelet tells Human Rights Council Expressing deep concern at the “magnitude and gravity of the human rights impact” of Venezuela’s current crisis, the UN High Commissioner for Human R...
15:47, 2019-04-09

Genocide threat for Myanmar’s Rohingya greater than ever, investigators warn Human Rights Council Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who remain in Myanmar may face a greater threat of genocide than ever, amid Government attempts to “erase th...
18:36, 2019-09-16

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is performing in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over human rights violations....
21:44, 2019-07-08

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay r...
19:24, 2019-07-09

Intensified Al Qaeda and ISIL activity in Yemen ‘deeply worrying’, says UN Human Rights Office Armed groups affiliated with the Al Qaeda and ISIL terror groups, appear to have intensified their activities in Yemen, Ravina Shamdasani, a spokespe...
23:32, 2019-08-06

Fans take Uefa to task over final tickets and hosts’ poor human-rights records • Supporter groups want more tickets and accessible cities• Problems arose in Madrid and Baku last seasonA coalition of Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool a...
10:04, 2019-08-28

U.N. Reportedly Has a List of People Who Could Face War Crimes Charges Over Human Rights Violations in Yemen People directly responsible for alleged war crimes in Yemen could face charges, a panel of experts at the United Nations said Tuesday. The United Sta...
02:56, 2019-09-04

Mike Pompeo invokes Thatcher in warning to UK over Huawei and China - video The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has invoked Margaret Thatcher as he appealed to the Conservative right to take a firmer line with China, agai...
22:44, 2019-05-08

Pompeo Attacks China and Warns Britain Over Huawei Security Risks Cooperation with the Chinese company could put American intelligence sharing with Britain at risk, the secretary of state said on a London visit....
23:00, 2019-05-08

Mike Pompeo invokes Thatcher to push for harder line on China US secretary of state again calls on UK to resist Huawei’s efforts to gain access to 5G networksThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has invoked M...
19:24, 2019-05-08

China’s Arctic ambitions threaten the West, Pompeo warns in Europe China will cause economic and military havoc in the Arctic if regional powers fail to curb Beijing’s “pattern of aggressive behavior,” Secretary of S...
22:36, 2019-05-06

Pompeo tells Southeast Asia ‘imperial’ China can only be countered with US trade Southeast Asian nations should embrace U.S. investment and trade to protect their economies from a predatory China, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ar...
18:44, 2019-08-02

Pompeo rejects link between Meng case and Canadians detained by China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo rejected the concept of whether the China's detention of two Canadians is linked to Meng case....
20:56, 2019-08-22

Russia buries cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, first human to walk in space Hundreds of Russians bade farewell to cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, the first human to walk in space, at a solemn funeral ceremony on Tuesday which culmin...
17:32, 2019-10-15

Putin says 'genius musician' Elton John mistaken on Russia LGBT rights Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that Elton John was "mistaken" about LGBT rights in Russia, while praising the British singer as a ...
13:40, 2019-06-29

Politicization of migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary making them scapegoats, independent UN human rights expert warns Expressing deep concern over how migration and migrants themselves are being politicized and scapegoated in Hungary, an independent United Nations hu...
12:00, 2019-09-30

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detent...
19:36, 2019-05-21

‘Act with restraint’ UN human rights chief urges Hong Kong authorities and protestors, following airport disruption After two consecutive days of chaos at Hong Kong International Airport, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Michelle Bachelet expressed...
14:48, 2019-08-14

Appointment of alleged war criminal to head of Sri Lanka army ‘deeply troubling’, says UN human rights chief The appointment of Sri Lankan Lieutenant-General Shavendra Silva as Commander of the country’s army is deeply troubling, UN human rights chief Michel...
21:48, 2019-08-19

Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congol; outrage after the ex...
22:04, 2019-05-03

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detentio...
17:04, 2019-05-03

UN human rights chief ‘hopeful’ Venezuelan authorities are ready to address violations, calls for dialogue “The only way out of this crisis is to come together, in dialogue”: that was the clear message delivered by Michelle Bachelet, the UN human rights ch...
12:20, 2019-07-22

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy life style can prevent dementia; updat...
20:40, 2019-05-14

50 Cent, Janet Jackson and others to perform in Saudi Arabia amid criticism of human rights record "It’s profoundly distressing that they have chosen money over morals," Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, said of the artists set t...
19:12, 2019-07-18

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instruc...
15:47, 2019-04-09

Hong Kong’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights | Natalie Nougayrède The young activists’ aspirations – to assemble peacefully, to speak freely, to not be persecuted – are a universal causeWhy do the Hong Kong activist...
07:28, 2019-06-19

Politicization of migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary making them scapegoats, independent UN human rights expert warns  Expressing deep concern over how migration and migrants themselves are being politicized and scapegoated in Hungary, an independent United Nations hu...
20:36, 2019-07-17

High Court rules that transgender man being registered as his child's mother does not break human rights A transgender man who has given birth but does not want to be described as "mother" on a birth certificate has lost a High Court fight....
14:20, 2019-09-25

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country...
10:42, 2019-04-09

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria an...
01:28, 2019-07-13

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic ...
01:44, 2019-04-15

Pompeo warns Britain: China using cyber threats to weaken 'special relationship' U.S. officials may have to curtail intelligence-sharing with Britain if it depends on Chinese telecommunications companies such as Huawei, Secretary ...
03:32, 2019-05-09

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya Top news on Friday included: a call for respect for human rights in Sudan’s protests; the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwand...
22:32, 2019-04-12

Equality and Human Rights Commission launches formal investigation into allegations of anti-Semitism within Labour Party The Equality and Human Rights Commission has launched a formal investigation into alleged anti-Semitism in the Labour Party....
13:24, 2019-05-28

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Eye health, UN’s financial crisis, progress in Mali and South Sudan, human rights in Australia Tuesday’s top stories: Global need for eye care is set to increase ‘dramatically’; work and reforms of the UN ‘at risk’; progress on Mali security; S...
23:04, 2019-10-08

Monday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo...
23:16, 2019-07-30

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes blasted for claiming Ilhan Omar is ‘consistent’ on human rights in Middle East MSNBC host Chris Hayes is facing criticism for his praise of freshman congresswoman Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and what he calls her “consistent” voice in ...
14:56, 2019-04-10

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo...
17:36, 2019-07-31

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change...
23:52, 2019-05-09

North Koreans trapped in ‘vicious cycle of deprivation, corruption, repression’ and endemic bribery: UN human rights office Bribery is the main way people in North Korea get food, healthcare, shelter and work, a new UN human rights office report said on Tuesday....
18:12, 2019-05-28

Venezuela: ‘Shocked’ by alleged torture, death of navy captain, UN human rights chief urges ‘in-depth’ investigation The UN human rights chief has expressed her deep concern over the alleged torture and subsequent death of a retired navy captain who had been impriso...
22:12, 2019-07-02

Donald Trump calls people on Russia investigation team ‘some of the worst human beings on Earth’ “Russia did not help me get elected. You know who got me elected? I got me elected,” the U.S. president said....
17:20, 2019-05-30

Thursday’s Daily Brief: dire living conditions in Idlib, migrants at US southern border, end in sight for trachoma, Human Rights Council This Thursday, we cover: the dire humanitarian situation in Syria’ Idlib; living conditions at the US-Mexico border denounced by the UN Children’s Fu...
23:40, 2019-06-27

EU post to 'protect European way of life' called 'disgusting,' 'reprehensible' EU Commission chief von der Leyen was accused of creating a new position with a xenophobic message. The office for "protecting our European way of li...
09:00, 2019-09-11

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news include: a new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2...
22:00, 2019-04-18

China's human-like monkeys spark concerns A computer scientist who is credited as a researcher on a Chinese medical experiment that saw monkey brains implanted with human genes to make them m...
15:56, 2019-04-30

Immigrants 'detained for years at Heathrow centre in human rights breach' Immigration detainees are being held for excessively long periods in breach of their human rights at a centre near Heathrow blighted by gang crime an...
12:16, 2019-05-30

Safe drinking water, sanitation, are ‘basic human rights’: new UN Water Development report Safe water and access to proper sanitation are essential to eradicate poverty, build peaceful societies and ensure that no one is left behind on the ...
10:43, 2019-04-09

De Blasio blasts ‘reprehensible’ NYPD union over response to Pantaleo firing Mayor Bill de Blasio blasted the NYPD’s top union on Monday night following the Police Benevolent Association’s call for a vote of “no confiden...
03:24, 2019-08-20

China’s Huawei to develop 5G with Russia’s MTS BEIJING — Huawei Technologies has signed an agreement with the Russian telecom company MTS to develop next-generation “5G” networks. The ...
12:04, 2019-06-06

Orangutan who was granted human rights in landmark legal case flies to US for more 'dignified' life An orangutan who was granted the same legal rights as a human in a landmark court case has finally arrived in the US after spending 20 years in an Ar...
11:52, 2019-09-28

World’s First Human-Monkey Hybrid Created In China A team of American and Spanish scientists relocated to China to jump European laws and they have created the world’s first human-monkey embryo, in th...
00:12, 2019-08-03

World’s first ever human-monkey hybrid grown in lab in China A HUMAN-MONKEY hybrid has been grown in a lab in China in a world first scientific breakthrough. ...
15:12, 2019-08-01

Human rights campaigners hail major change by WHO as transgender no longer recognised as 'mental disorder' Human rights campaigners have welcomed a major change to the World Health Organisation's global manual of diagnoses that means transgender health iss...
19:52, 2019-05-29

Rights under threat: how China is bringing Hong Kong to heel Beijing has chipped away at the city’s autonomy for 22 years – and protests reflect growing angerIn the 22 years since Hong Kong reverted to Chinese ...
15:08, 2019-07-05

Russia reports ASF outbreak near its border with China An outbreak African Swine Fever (ASF) has been detected at a small farm in Russia's Primorsk region near its border with China, Russia's agriculture...
16:48, 2019-08-05

Russia & China Flex Military Muscle: Why Now? Vostok-2018 is the largest ever joint military exercise between Russia and China. ElliottWaveTV's Vadim Pokhlebkin asked our Global Market Perspectiv...
12:50, 2019-05-01

The Latest: China’s Huawei to develop 5G with Russia’s MTS BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the trade dispute between China and the United States, and related developments (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Huawei Tech...
12:00, 2019-06-06

Hong Kong singer-protester faces China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, denouncing “deceitful promises” by ...
16:24, 2019-07-08

Activist Hong Kong singer faces down China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, pitting her star power against its ...
03:08, 2019-07-09

Hong Kong: Angela Merkel says China must 'guarantee' rights and freedoms ‘In the current situation, everything must be done to avoid violence,’ German chancellor says in BeijingThe German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has sai...
06:44, 2019-09-07

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambi...
23:48, 2019-07-12

Merkel: Europe must unite to stand up to China, Russia and US German chancellor also shares views on Brexit and climate crisis in interviewEurope must reposition itself to stand up to the challenges posed by its...
18:24, 2019-05-15

Trump says he wants a new nuclear weapons pact with Russia and China The U.S. withdrew from the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty on Friday that was signed with the Soviet Union in 1987....
00:20, 2019-08-03

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea f...
06:04, 2019-06-19

US calls Russia and China's support for Maduro 'intolerable' National Security adviser John Bolton said Venezuela was now part of an "exclusive club of rogue states," and issued a stark warning to any countries...
08:32, 2019-08-07

US generals warn about underestimating military might of China and Russia China and Russia have better military capabilities than many Americans imagine, according to two U.S. generals in charge of military modernization....
00:48, 2019-10-16

China, Russia and the US are all racing to produce hypersonic weapons Countries are racing to make hypersonic weapons, which fly at over five times the speed of sound. The technology could raise instability around the w...
09:32, 2019-07-06

China ‘has no interest’ in joining US-Russia nuclear deal MOSCOW (AP) — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says his country isn’t interested in negotiating a nuclear arms control treaty with the United S...
17:00, 2019-05-13

Pence says China and Russia are increasingly active in the Arctic U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said during a visit to Iceland on Wednesday that Russia and China were increasingly active across the Arctic region....
17:56, 2019-09-04

Trump’s tweeting about Russia probe, China trade STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking jabs at Democrats for pursuing the Russia probe. Before heading to his golf club in Virginia, h...
18:12, 2019-05-11

US vows to check 'aggressive' China, Russia in Arctic The eight-member Arctic Council is meeting in Finland as thawing of polar ice has some countries scrambling over the earth's untapped resources. The ...
00:44, 2019-05-07

Scientists in China are creating monkey-human embryos to fuck with our future, or maybe fix it We already have human-duck things, cat-humans things, and centipede-human things, so why couldn’t we just make our own missing link? According to ...
17:48, 2019-08-02

Oldest Human Bone Engraved and Painted By Hominid Found In China In China a team of archaeologists has made a significant discovery after examining a human bone that may be up to 125,000 years old.  ...
15:20, 2019-07-16

Russia and China both test supersonic cruise missiles in warning to US Within hours of each other both militaries showed off videos of their weapons in a gauntlet to Washington...
15:28, 2019-09-27

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sa...
19:32, 2019-05-22

Trump: Let Russia, China or ‘Napoleon Bonaparte’ protect Kurds President Trump on Monday continued to defend his decision to withdraw from northern Syria, tweeting that someone else could protect the Kurds, such ...
22:16, 2019-10-14

China and Russia top Apple’s list of countries demanding app takedowns Nearly a dozen countries demanded that Apple remove allegedly illicit apps from the App Store during the second half of last year, and it largely com...
17:40, 2019-07-03

China says its Russia partnership is designed to blunt US ‘strategic edge’ China and Russia are being pushed into a closer geopolitical partnership by President Trump's foreign policy decisions, a diplomat in Beijing argued ...
00:12, 2019-06-07

Russia and China say US missile test could revive arms race Beijing urges US to ‘let go of cold war mentality’ after it fires nuclear-capable weaponRussia and China have said a new US missile test has heighten...
14:24, 2019-08-20

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping talk Russia-China relations The presidents of Russia and China are set to once again meet at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping have ...
22:48, 2019-06-04

US warns China, Russia over Arctic amid environmental shifts ROVANIEMI, Finland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration is moving to assert America’s presence in the Arcti...
16:36, 2019-05-06

China's Huawei signs deal to develop 5G network in Russia Huawei welcomes agreement in area ‘of strategic importance’ after meeting between Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin Huawei, the Chinese technology compan...
08:04, 2019-06-06

Army looks to missile defense to counter new threats from Russia, China The United States has not had to worry about an enemy attacking with fighter aircrafts, drones, or advanced artillery for nearly 20 years. That won't...
18:52, 2019-05-08

China draws up tighter rules on human gene and embryo trials: Xinhua China's top legislature will consider tougher rules on research involving human genes and embryos, the first such move since a Chinese scientist spar...
16:40, 2019-04-20

Russia, China accuse US of stoking military tensions with missile test Russia and China have sharply criticized the US for ramping up military tensions by testing a ground-launched, medium-range cruise missile weeks afte...
18:24, 2019-08-20

US launches countdown clock to warn of Russia and China arming Iran Western allies have 15 months to unify against Iran before the regime is free to buy and sell weapons under the 2015 nuclear deal, according to Secre...
02:04, 2019-08-21

The world's first cross-border cable car will travel from Russia to China in under 8 minutes Traveling between Russia and China is about to get a lot more scenic. The world's first cross-border cable car is coming, giving passengers a unique ...
15:04, 2019-07-30

Esper calls out Russia and China in first major foreign policy speech ESPER IN LONDON: U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper unloaded on Russia in remarks this morning at London’s Royal United Services Institute, which bill...
15:44, 2019-09-06

Russia is helping China build a missile defence system, Putin says Days after Beijing unveils state-of-the-art missiles, Moscow reveals plan that would ‘radically enhance China’s defence capability’Russian president ...
05:08, 2019-10-04

Trump’s ‘wacky’ desire to buy Greenland sends a ‘serious message’ to Russia, China President Trump, mocked for wanting to buy Greenland last week, could well have been eyeing an emerging battle with China and Russia over control of ...
03:36, 2019-08-25

China, Russia, Iran hawk takes national security adviser gig DHS pushing out government and business cyber advice — Conservative groups like election security legislation, too...
18:20, 2019-09-19

Russia reports African swine fever outbreak near China border A new outbreak of African swine fever has been found at a privately-held farm in a village in Russia's Primorsk region near the border with China, Ru...
10:52, 2019-09-20

World's first human-monkey hybrid embryo created in lab in China, scientists claim Scientists claim to have created the world's first human-monkey hybrid in a laboratory in China....
16:04, 2019-08-02

Boris Johnson’s sister launches extraordinary attack on his ‘reprehensible’ Jo Cox comments as his allies warn of violence if Brexit is not delivered Reuters Boris Johnson's sister launches an extraordinary attack on his "deeply reprehensible" language after he was accused of inciting violence and...
12:28, 2019-09-27

United States Rattles Arctic Talks With a Sharp Warning to China and Russia Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaking in Finland at a meeting of the Arctic Council, warned both countries against “aggressive” actions in the reg...
22:44, 2019-05-06

Security officials tracking 2020 election interference by Russia, China, and Iran Intelligence and law enforcement officials say they are tracking efforts by Russia, China, and Iran to influence voters ahead of the 2020 elections a...
00:28, 2019-06-25

Trump to begin nuclear bomb-reduction talks with Russia, maybe China, 'very shortly' President Trump said Friday that he expects to begin brokering a nuclear disarmament deal with Russia "very shortly," with a possible addition of Chi...
21:36, 2019-05-03

The US Army thinks China will be a bigger threat than Russia by 2028 — here's how the service plans to take them on US Army/Sgt. 1st Class Claudio Tejada The current "era of great power competition" has the US military focusing on Russia and China. But the Army see...
22:04, 2019-10-01

ICE: Students from Iran, Russia, China stealing military, high-tech secrets In a new warning about immigrant crime, a top ICE official Wednesday said that Iran, Russia and China are using visiting students to steal military a...
17:32, 2019-06-05

US 'losing' hypersonic arms race to Russia and China because of Middle East wars Reports suggest the US may be behind in hypersonic weapons development as it has been distracted by conflict in the Middle East...
09:04, 2019-09-27

Army distributing playing cards to teach soldiers about weapons from Iran, China, and Russia The U.S. Army has devised a new series of playing cards to help troops identify Iranian, Chinese, and Russian weapons....
23:44, 2019-08-23

China, the US, and Russia are building unstoppable Mach 5 missiles and leading a 'hypersonic race to hell' China, Russia, and the US are are starting to invest heavily in producing hypersonic weapons — projectiles that zoom to their targets at Mach 5...
18:48, 2019-10-03

Chernobyl welcomes the tourists – ‘a messy and morally queasy experience’ Interest in the site of the 1986 nuclear reactor disaster has grown hugely in the wake of the HBO series – but it is a long way from being a place of...
19:40, 2019-06-04

Climate crisis: Is travel writing — or even traveling — still morally legitimate? As we grapple with climate change, travel journalist Paul Sullivan considers the cognitive and moral dissonance involved in selling destinations at a...
15:24, 2019-09-05

Keira Knightley: Doing something morally wrong could make you Prime Minister Keira Knightley has joked that doing something morally wrong might lead to becoming Prime Minister....
22:56, 2019-10-17

Italy’s Catholic bishops ‘morally obliged’ to report abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a “moral obligation” to report cas...
18:40, 2019-05-23

Arts decline in schools 'short-sighted and morally wrong' Arts subjects being squeezed out in schools means the education system is failing to produce well-rounded, creative children, the head of Arts Counci...
15:40, 2019-10-15

Mongolia's gift of horse named 'Victory' to Trump's son Barron sends a message to China and Russia It’s not every day that a 13-year-old boy is given a horse that doubles as a warning to China and Russia, but such is life in the White House....
23:36, 2019-07-31

Facebook blasted as 'morally bankrupt liars' by New Zealand privacy chief New Zealand's privacy commissioner slammed Facebook as "morally bankrupt pathological liars" as the fallout from the Christchurch mosque attacks, whi...
16:08, 2019-04-09

John Oliver bashes Yankees fandom: ‘Wrong thing to do morally’ John Oliver is sticking it to the Yankees again. The popular comedian took aim at the Evil Empire while explaining his Mets fandom during the Amazin&...
23:44, 2019-05-26

‘Morally and legally irresponsible’: At-home MeToo rape kit creator under fire A Brooklyn startup is under fire for promoting a do-it-yourself rape kit dubbed the “MeToo Kit.” The MeToo company promotes the kit — whi...
02:44, 2019-09-05

Hunter Biden is a reminder: Democrats are morally corrupt, too | Hamilton Nolan I don’t want to hear Democrats pretending that the fact that Biden’s son got a do-nothing $600k per year corporate handout is unremarkable. It is wro...
09:16, 2019-10-11

Chelsea apologise for 'reprehensible' child sex abuse by former youth coach Eddie Heath Dario Gradi missed a chance to stop "dangerous and prolific child abuser" Eddie Heath from sexually assaulting youth players at Chelsea, a report has...
16:44, 2019-08-06

Greta Thunberg’s attackers are morally bankrupt, but her deification isn’t helpful | Julian Baggini The climate-crisis activist has made it clear herself that she wants the focus to be on the message, not the messengerAs Greta Thunberg sets sail acr...
12:52, 2019-08-19

Climate change is morally wrong. It is time for a carbon abolition movement | Eric Beinhocker Those who fought against slavery did not agonise over the costs and benefits. Their goal was clear: make it illegalHuman-induced climate change is a ...
13:36, 2019-09-20

Lawmaker: Abortion comments meant to criticize hypocrisy MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama lawmaker who remarked “kill them now or kill them later” during debate on an abortion bill said he was...
05:24, 2019-05-03

The Right's Freakout Over the NBA Hong Kong Scandal Is Dripping With Hypocrisy The main basketball story in the world right now is that Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted his support of the ongoing protests in H...
21:28, 2019-10-07

Tory MP accuses The 1975 of hypocrisy over climate change A Conservative MP has written a letter to the pop band The 1975 to accuse them of hypocrisy over climate change....
14:24, 2019-08-30

Top data firm cites hypocrisy in boycott over ICE work One of Silicon Valley’s top data firms is pushing back hard on a boycott effort tied to its work for Immigration and Customs Enforcement and its foun...
20:48, 2019-09-13

Melania Trump and the Hypocrisy of White American Motherhood Over the last few years, much of the conversation around Melania Trump has hinged on her foreignness—both in the literal sense, and in the ways she b...
20:48, 2019-06-26

David Wallace-Wells: ‘There are many cases of climate hypocrisy’ The journalist and author on the climate crisis and how the US and China will be key to averting disasterDavid Wallace-Wells is the deputy editor of ...
09:00, 2019-08-25

When calling out environmental hypocrisy is nothing but a cynical ploy | Zoe Williams Those who would benefit from climate inaction try to sabotage green politics by criticising activists. We must resist themEver since Al Gore first la...
07:28, 2019-08-23

Ivanka Trump's embrace of nature sparks cries of hypocrisy The president’s daughter shared photos of a vacation in Wyoming, causing blowback over her father’s poor environmental recordIvanka Trump shared a se...
19:52, 2019-08-20

Canada’s Green Party Doctors a Photo. Opponents Cry Hypocrisy A photoshopped image of Canada’s Green Party leader that shows her holding a reusable cup has raised charges of hypocrisy....
19:04, 2019-09-26

Legal immigrant John Oliver has some thoughts on GOP immigration hypocrisy Just a word of advice to fear-mongering, race-baiting, anti-immigrant politicians: You probably don’t want to piss off a guy who’s been through the a...
14:32, 2019-09-16

‘Gemstones’ creator Danny McBride smacks down religious hypocrisy Danny McBride and Adam Devine play brothers on HBO’s new comedy “ The Righteous Gemstones ” — but in their very first meeting, Devine had to flee. “I...
03:32, 2019-08-10

We Need New Stories by Nesrine Malik review – an excellent nose for hypocrisy The award-winning journalist debunks prevailing prejudices in this insightful and persuasive bookBrexit, Trump, colonialism, Tommy Robinson, “incels”...
09:20, 2019-09-03

Ilhan Omar calls out Trump for 'complete hypocrisy' – video Being critical of US policy isn’t the same as hating the US, argues Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar in an impassioned rebuke to Donald Trump’s twe...
05:32, 2019-07-16

Mitch McConnell Confirms His Brain-Melting Hypocrisy Over the Supreme Court In 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used former President Obama’s lame duck status as his excuse to block Merrick Garland’s nomination fo...
14:28, 2019-05-29

Sebastian Coe’s stance on Salazar displays a very British hypocrisy | Barney Ronay The response of the IAAF president and the athletics commentariat to the doping ban of Alberto Salazar, Mo Farah’s former coach, is little short of n...
04:12, 2019-10-05

Marriage, Ministry and Misogyny: In Kanye's Criticism of Kim, His God Complex—and Hypocrisy—Hit Home “And I always find, yeah, I always find somethin’ wrong/You been puttin’ up with’ my shit just way too long/I’m so gifted at findin’ what I don’t lik...
01:08, 2019-10-16

Colombia leader hits out at 'hypocrisy' of middle-class cocaine users Iván Duque decries social acceptability of drug that inflicts environmental and social damage on producersMiddle-class cocaine users are inconsistent...
21:32, 2019-06-17

Mexico president accused of hypocrisy for backing tough anti-protest laws Andrés Manuel López Obrador – who made his name as a protester – backs laws that could see activists jailed for 20 yearsMexico’s president – a man wh...
06:08, 2019-07-30

Human heart made from human cells created with 3D printer for first time For the first time in recorded history, scientists have created a working, vascularized engineered heart using human cells by printing it in 3D....
20:24, 2019-04-16

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid co...
18:28, 2019-04-12

'Buffy' actress Kristy Swanson defends Trump, accuses Squad-backing liberals of hypocrisy Kristy Swanson accused President Trump's critics of hypocrisy Thursday after they accused him of racism following last weekend's "go back" tweet....
11:28, 2019-07-19

'The View' co-host says Trump family shouldn't criticize Hunter Biden's foreign business: 'Height of hypocrisy' "The View" co-host Sunny Hostin argued on Tuesday that the Trump family was being hypocritical by criticizing the Bidens' foreign business interests....
23:16, 2019-10-15

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...
22:20, 2019-05-28

UK must look after its own ships in the Gulf, says Pompeo US secretary of state’s comment reflects tensions with UK over Iran nuclear dealThe UK must be responsible for the safety of its own ships in the Gul...
16:52, 2019-07-22

Correction: Pompeo story WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story May 12 about Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meeting with European officials to discuss Iran, The Associated Press report...
15:56, 2019-05-13

US-China trade spat: China's Asian neighbors see record investments More and more companies are relocating their factories from China amid trade tensions between Washington and Beijing, a UN report shows. Is China's "...
19:36, 2019-06-12

China rejects U.S. accusations of running missile tests in South China Sea The Pentagon said on Tuesday the missile launch was "disturbing" and contrary to Chinese pledges that it would not militarize the strategic waterway....
18:52, 2019-07-05

Report: China fighters buzz Canada warship in East China Sea BEIJING (AP) — A report says two Chinese fighter jets buzzed a Canadian warship operating in international waters in the East China Sea at a time of ...
14:56, 2019-06-27

Sieren's China: Controlled carnage coming for China's electric car market While Germany is finally creating the necessary infrastructure for e-mobility, China has started putting the breaks on state subsidies for electric c...
14:16, 2019-06-30

China rebuffs Shanahan’s rebuke over military outposts in South China Sea SHANAHAN DENOUNCES CHINA’S ‘TOOLKIT OF COERCION’: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan went to Singapore with the intent of laying down a marker...
11:16, 2019-06-04

Pompeo in UK to strengthen 'special relationship' London after Baghdad has become the latest destination of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. His flying trip coincides with a US military build-up of...
14:16, 2019-05-08

Can Shanahan stand up to Bolton and Pompeo? Trump may be open to raising budget caps — House moves to restrict Pentagon’s ability to shift funds...
16:12, 2019-05-15

Trump says Pompeo and Bolton are 'doing a great job' President Trump on Friday reassured his audience that his relationship is solid with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Advisor Joh...
22:00, 2019-05-17

Mike Pompeo: a bully boy calls at No 10 The visit of the hawkish US secretary of state poses problems for Theresa May and Jeremy HuntAmerican secretaries of state can be earnestly dull, lik...
15:56, 2019-05-04

Here's how an American photographer got the famous 'Tank man' image during China's Tiananmen protests, and why he says China should 'just come clean on what happened' Associated Press Jeff Widener arrived in Beijing in mid-1989 to help cover the growing student-led pro-democracy protests in the country. While ther...
11:32, 2019-06-04

As Canada-China relations worsen, a Trudeau cabinet minister sends cheery tweets from China The Trudeau Liberals are defending a cabinet minister's business promotion trip to China while China has two Canadians -- including a business operat...
00:00, 2019-07-04

'South Park' creators offer sarcastic apology after China bans episode: 'We good now China?' The creators of "South Park" offered a tongue-in-cheek apology after an episode critical of the Chinese government.       &#...
15:00, 2019-10-08

Vietnam pulled Dreamworks' 'Abominable' movie because it used a map staking China's claim over the disputed South China Sea Twitter/Movie Details Vietnam pulled Dreamworks' new movie, "Abominable," from cinemas because it used a map acknowledging China's claim over the dis...
13:04, 2019-10-15

China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea SINGAPORE (AP) — China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea....
05:44, 2019-06-02

Meatball President Criticizes NBA Coaches For Weak Statements On China, Instead Of Answering Direct Question About China President Trump was asked a direct question Wednesday about the ongoing and escalating conflict between the NBA and the Chinese government, which sta...
06:00, 2019-10-10

China announces South China Sea military training exercises BEIJING (AP) — China has closed off an area of the South China Sea this week for military training. The China Maritime Safety Administration says dri...
10:04, 2019-06-02

China warns US after warships sail in disputed South China Sea China told two US warships to turn back after they were sailing near disputed islands without permission. The busy waterway is the latest flashpoint ...
16:08, 2019-05-06

Sieren's China: Trump feels threatened by China's rise In the trade dispute between the US and China, Washington has placed all its bets on one card and is flexing its military muscles, too. It shows just...
17:12, 2019-05-10

China says US-China trade teams in contact ahead of G20 BEIJING (AP) — China says its trade negotiators are talking to their U.S. counterparts on how to resolve disputes ahead of an expected meeting betwee...
07:40, 2019-06-24

China restricting visas for ‘anti-China’ US visitors China’s Ministry of Public Security has for months been working on rules to limit the ability of anyone employed, or sponsored, by US intelligence se...
18:00, 2019-10-09

The Latest: Shanahan calls out China over South China Sea SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the U.S.-China relationship (all times local): 8:30 a.m. U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is describing ...
02:36, 2019-06-01

China warns US: 'Hong Kong belongs to China' China took a belligerent tone amid a torrent of condemnations of the beatings inflicted by pro-Beijing gangs who attacked protesters in Hong Kong....
21:40, 2019-07-23

Pompeo makes surprise visit to Iraq Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise trip to Iraq on Tuesday amid increasing tensions with Iran....
00:32, 2019-05-08

The Latest: Pompeo says Lindh still poses a threat to US TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on John Walker Lindh’s release from prison (all times local): 10:00 a.m. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo say...
16:16, 2019-05-23

Pompeo: US 'special relationship' with UK to thrive despite Brexit US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has reassured allies in London that the "special relationship" would thrive despite Brexit. Differences over Huawei...
19:20, 2019-05-08

Pompeo in London to discuss the UK-US ‘special relationship’ LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in London for talks with British officials on the status of the special relationship between the...
12:04, 2019-05-08

Mike Pompeo confirms he's interested in presidential run Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is open to running for president after his boss leaves office, the top U.S. diplomat confirmed....
19:48, 2019-07-29

Pompeo in Afghanistan: ‘We are prepared to remove our forces’ U.S. diplomats are reaching the final stages of a negotiation over Taliban obligations not to shelter terrorists if American forces leave Afghanistan...
03:08, 2019-06-26

Pompeo blames Iran for oil tanker attacks Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for a pair of Thursday morning attacks that forced crews of two oil tankers to abandon ship....
20:36, 2019-06-13

Pompeo says US ready right now to resume talks with NKorea WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. is prepared to resume talks with North Korea “at a moment’s notice” ...
00:08, 2019-06-24

Pompeo confirms ISIS is regaining strength Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledged Tuesday that ISIS is regaining strength in Iraq and Syria — as he insisted that the caliphate is st...
16:16, 2019-08-20

Pompeo seeks 'global coalition' against Iran US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making surprise visits to Saudi Arabia and the UAE to ensure they are "strategically aligned" on Iran. It comes ...
03:48, 2019-06-24

Shanahan, Pompeo and Bolton meet on Venezuela WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he and other senior members of President Donald Trump’s national security team...
18:20, 2019-05-03

Mike Pompeo flying to Middle East The secretary of state and Vice President Mike Pence are expected to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
02:32, 2019-10-17

U.S. ready to talk to Iran with ‘no preconditions’: Pompeo Pompeo repeated long-standing U.S. accusations that Iran is bent on destabilizing the region, but he also held out the possibility of talks as Presid...
16:40, 2019-06-02

Pompeo: ‘Devilishly difficult’ to keep Venezuelan opposition united There could be dozens of opposition figures clamoring to lead Venezuela if embattled strongman Nicolas Maduro steps down....
04:44, 2019-06-06

Three House committees subpoena Mike Pompeo on Ukraine Three Democratic-led House Committees issued subpoenas on Friday for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, seeking to compel him to hand over documents con...
23:44, 2019-09-27

Mike Pompeo set to issue Huawei warning on UK visit The secretary of state is expected to raise US concerns about Chinese firm's involvement in UK's 5G network....
13:32, 2019-05-08

Mike Pompeo says US believes Iran is behind attack on tankers Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington believes Iran is behind the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The top US diplomat told r...
21:08, 2019-06-13

Pompeo again blames Iran for tanker attacks but insists 'we don't want war' ‘President Trump has done everything he can to avoid war’US secretary of state claims ‘lots of evidence’ of Iran culpabilityThe United States does no...
18:16, 2019-06-16

Mike Pompeo: I disagreed with John Bolton ‘many times’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that he had a number of foreign policy differences with ex-national security advisor John Bolton — and th...
21:41, 2019-09-10

Ellen Pompeo Has an Ideal Ending for Grey's Anatomy Will season 17 of Grey's Anatomy be its last? Ellen Pompeo isn't saying. When asked by Late Late Show host James Corden how she would wrap up the sh...
15:32, 2019-09-27

Pompeo says he wants ‘peaceful resolution’ in wake of Saudi oil attacks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo responded to Iran’s threat of “all-out war” by insisting the US wants a “peaceful resolutio...
20:32, 2019-09-19

Pompeo meeting with Merkel cancelled over ‘pressing issues’ BERLIN (AP) — The U.S. State Department says a planned meeting between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Chancellor Angela Merkel has been canc...
11:48, 2019-05-07

Mike Pompeo preps for meeting with Vladimir Putin Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads for Russia on Sunday to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other officials....
04:48, 2019-05-12

Democrats subpoena Pompeo as part of impeachment inquiry The House Committee on Foreign Affairs subpoenaed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for documents related to President Donald Trump's interactions with ...
22:20, 2019-09-27

Pompeo ignored pleas to support former Ukraine envoy, ex-adviser says Michael McKinley testified to Congress appeals to the secretary of state to stand up for Marie Yovanovitch were ‘greeted with silence’Mike Pompeo has...
12:48, 2019-10-17

The House Pulls Mike Pompeo Into Its Ukraine Probe Just days after announcing the start of a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s pressuring of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelens...
23:52, 2019-09-27

Pompeo: Taliban peace talks dead ‘for the time being’ CAMP DAVID DISCORD: It began with a short series of tweets Saturday in which President Trump revealed he had invited the Taliban and the president of...
17:32, 2019-09-09

Ellen Pompeo says 'Grey's Anatomy' set was 'toxic' for years Ellen Pompeo said she wanted to leave "Grey's Anatomy" many times due to "serious culture issues" and "bad behavior."...
18:44, 2019-06-05

Pompeo offers to open Iran talks with ‘no preconditions’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the Trump administration is ready to enter into talks with Iran​ about its nuclear program but will maintain pres...
19:24, 2019-06-02

US ready to talk with Iran 'with no preconditions:' Mike Pompeo The US secretary of state's statement came a day after Iranian President Rouhani suggested that Tehran was not opposed to talks with Washington. US-I...
16:16, 2019-06-02

Accusations fly between Pompeo, Democrats over Trump impeachment probe Setting a defiant tone, the Trump administration resisted Congress’ access to impeachment witnesses, even as House Democrats warned such efforts them...
13:52, 2019-10-02

Pompeo confirms he was on call between Trump, Ukraine’s president Pompeo did not say whether he thought the contents of the July 25 call were inappropriate or whether he believed they warranted the complaint of an i...
14:48, 2019-10-02

Pompeo: US will talk to Iran if it acts like a ‘normal nation’ Secretary of state: ‘We’re prepared … to engage in conversations’Rouhani: Iran would hold talks if Washington shows it respectThe US is prepared to e...
15:40, 2019-06-02

Trump calls Ivanka and Pompeo ‘Beauty and the Beast’ President Trump on Sunday compared his daughter Ivanka and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to “Beauty and the Beast.” Trump was introducin...
20:28, 2019-06-30

Pompeo looking into reports that North Korea executed envoy to the U.S. North Korea has previously executed scapegoats to atone for high-profile political flops, and the most recent summit between leader Kim Jong Un and P...
13:16, 2019-05-31

Pompeo, Russian FM to meet as Venezuela spat intensifies WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to meet next week with his Russian counterpart as a dispute between Washington and Moscow inte...
18:48, 2019-05-02

Pompeo visit to Germany highlights differences, commonalities US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met with the German chancellor and foreign minister on his first Berlin visit. While Angela Merkel stressed clo...
14:32, 2019-05-31

Pompeo visits Germany as tensions rise between US, Iran BERLIN (AP) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise bet...
08:48, 2019-05-31

Iran tried to drive up oil prices by attacking tankers: Pompeo Four oil tankers damaged earlier this month were targeted by Iran in an attempt to drive up international oil prices, according to Secretary of State...
06:04, 2019-05-31

U.S. ready for ‘diplomatic conversation’ with North Korea: Pompeo The annual ASEAN security meeting has been used in the past as a venue for U.S.-North Korea talks....
15:36, 2019-08-01

U.S. State Dept will follow the law in impeachment inquiry, says Pompeo The Trump administration and House Democrats often disagree about what the law requires, leaving open the question of how Pompeo may interpret Democr...
04:16, 2019-10-06

Watch: Matthew Broderick plays Mike Pompeo on 'SNL' "The Producers" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" actor Matthew Broderick played U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in this weekend's edition of "Satur...
08:28, 2019-10-06

U.S. State Department will follow the law in impeachment inquiry, Pompeo says The Trump administration and House Democrats often disagree about what the law requires, leaving open the question of how Pompeo may interpret Democr...
14:00, 2019-10-06

North Korea calls Pompeo 'poisonous' to diplomacy Ri Yong-ho says US secretary of state cast ‘dark shadows’ over nuclear talksNorth Korea’s top diplomat has called the US secretary of state, Mike Pom...
10:52, 2019-08-23

Pompeo, Swiss FM in talks likely dominated by Iran tensions BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is holding talks with his Swiss counterpart that are expected to focus on Iran. Am...
11:36, 2019-06-02

Pompeo: Talks with Taliban off after US soldier killed in attack WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said talks with the Taliban are off for now and the U.S. is bringing home the top diplomat working ...
17:04, 2019-09-08

Pompeo raises pressure over Huawei before May meets Trump Next PM could overturn decision to let Chinese firm supply non-core 5G kitMike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has ramped up the pressure over the...
11:12, 2019-06-04

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as Pompeo visits The German, French and British foreign ministers have met to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State M...
04:32, 2019-05-14

Pompeo subpoenaed over Ukraine documents as US envoy steps down Kurt Volker, special envoy for Ukraine, had helped plan a meeting between Giuliani and a Ukraine presidential aideCongress has issued a subpoena to U...
02:04, 2019-09-28

Stop Trying to Make Mike Pompeo 2024 Happen Wednesday marks the first debate in the Democratic presidential primary, but Republicans are already thinking a bit further ahead to 2024. Including,...
16:08, 2019-06-25

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as US' Pompeo visits German, French and British foreign ministers have met in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of...
18:32, 2019-05-13

Pompeo rebuffs Democrats' demands in impeachment probe Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is resisting House Democrats’ demands for documents and testimony related to their impeachment inquiry, ratcheting up ...
19:52, 2019-10-01

Pompeo sets out to build global coalition against Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. secretary of state says he will be talking to officials in the Persian Gulf as well as Asia and Europe as he sets out to b...
06:56, 2019-06-24

Shanahan to call out China over South China Sea SINGAPORE (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he will call out China’s bad behavior in a speech Saturday, including what he t...
14:00, 2019-05-31

Pompeo to Europe to seek backing, easing of Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is seeking European support and a potential diplomatic climb-down to ease rising tensions between th...
19:32, 2019-05-30

Pompeo walks back Trump’s comments threatening war with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said the US will maintain its pressure on Iran – but that President Trump does not want war. “We have...
21:00, 2019-06-18

Pompeo skips visit to Greenland amid new tensions with Iran LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has cancelled a visit to Greenland to return to Washington amid an escalation of tensions with Iran...
06:20, 2019-05-09

Pompeo skips Moscow to meet with European officials on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has changed the schedule for his latest trip to Europe, substituting a stop in Brussels for one in M...
06:20, 2019-05-13

Pompeo to make up canceled Germany trip on Europe tour WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo next week will make up a trip to Germany he canceled earlier this month amid heightened tensions wit...
18:44, 2019-05-24

Pompeo says ‘lots of evidence’ proves Iran attacked oil tankers ​Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said more evidence will be released to show Iran was responsible for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and t...
21:32, 2019-06-16

Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia as Iran threatens US drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Saudi Arabia in a hastily arranged visit amid mounting tensions...
11:16, 2019-06-24

Pompeo: Hezbollah using Venezuela drug trafficking to ‘make payroll’ A major Iranian-backed terrorist group is using drug trafficking operations in Venezuela to fund operations in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mi...
00:04, 2019-06-12

Iran denies it’s ready to discuss missiles despite Pompeo claim ​​Moments after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Iran was open to discussing its missile program and President Trump ​touted “progress”...
23:16, 2019-07-16

Mexico has made advances in curbing flow of migrants: Pompeo The U.S. secretary of state spent the morning with Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo in Mexico City before flying to a meeting with El Salvador's pr...
02:04, 2019-07-22

US Secretary of State Pompeo blames Cuba for Venezuelan regime On a visit to Latin America, the US top envoy has blamed Cuba for propping up the Venezuelan regime. Moving on to Mexico, the focus was on trade and ...
00:52, 2019-07-22

US Secretary of State Pompeo blames Cuba, targets Mexico On a visit to Latin America, the US' top envoy has blamed Cuba for propping up the Venezuelan regime. Moving on to Mexico the focus is on trade and m...
16:24, 2019-07-21

Pompeo: Iran’s Zarif either ignorant or lying about drone loss Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had some pointed words about Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Friday, as Tehran denies that the United States d...
00:04, 2019-07-20

U.S. forces deployed to Persian Gulf just a deterrent: Mike Pompeo The Trump administration is not seeking conflict with Iran and its military buildup in the Persian Gulf is aimed entirely at deterring Iranian aggres...
22:24, 2019-06-18

Pompeo ignores experts, keeps Saudis off US child soldiers list Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has decided to keep Saudi Arabia off the US list of countries using child soldiers, despite recommendations from State...
01:00, 2019-06-19

Mike Pompeo flies to Germany as first stop on Europe trip The US Secretary of State is hoping to persuade European allies that Washington is not looking for conflict with Iran. European states have been figh...
01:20, 2019-05-31

Denmark gratified by ‘friendly’ phone call with Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo credited Denmark with making valuable contributions to U.S. security amid a controversy over Danish disinterest in sel...
02:32, 2019-08-22

Kremlin: Arms control, Iran on agenda at meeting with Pompeo MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin will be discussing arms control, Iran and Syria at upcoming talks with visiting U.S. Secretar...
13:00, 2019-05-14

US blacklists Iranian tanker Mike Pompeo says is heading to Syria Vessel seized by Britain and held in Gibraltar for six weeksAdrian Darya’s captain also sanctioned by USThe US has blacklisted the Iranian tanker Adr...
17:56, 2019-08-31

Pompeo says US willing to talk with Iran with ‘no preconditions’ but will continue pressure campaign BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — Pompeo says US willing to talk with Iran with ‘no preconditions’ but will continue pressure campaign....
13:20, 2019-06-02

Pompeo: Trump's claim that Kerry violated Logan Act is 'true' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday he believes President Trump was correct when he suggested former secretary of state John Kerry violated ...
18:40, 2019-05-23

Pompeo pledges ‘collective defense' of shipping threatened by Iran U.S. and European allies will cooperate to protect international shipping from threats posed by Iran, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
04:32, 2019-07-26

The Latest: Pompeo hails Mexico’s work to avert tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. threats to impose tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 9:50 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is thanking...
09:48, 2019-06-08

Europe urges Mike Pompeo and US to show restraint towards Iran Jeremy Hunt warns of conflict erupting in the Gulf by accident after Saudi ships sabotagedUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo was urged by European lea...
22:12, 2019-05-13

Pompeo responds cautiously to report of North Korea executions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo offered a cautious response on Friday to a report that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un had a top envoy executed afte...
03:28, 2019-06-01

US will be 'on doorstep' ready to sign UK trade deal after Brexit, says Pompeo On first trip to Washington as UK foreign secretary, Dominic Raab says Trump was ‘effusive in his warmth’ for BritainThe secretary of state, Mike Pom...
21:36, 2019-08-07

Pompeo calls Saudi oil facilities attack ‘an act of war,’ blames Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called the airstrikes on Saudi oil facilities “an act of war” and said it was an “Irani...
21:24, 2019-09-18

US-India relations tense as Pompeo meets Modi in New Delhi The US and India are trying to deepen their ties in the face of multiple security challenges in the "Indo-Pacific" region. But New Delhi faces the ch...
14:56, 2019-06-26

Ellen Pompeo’s Hamptons house returns with a price chop “Grey’s Anatomy” is the longest-running medical drama of all time, with its 15 seasons in the books and at least two more on the way. The show certai...
04:12, 2019-08-08

Pompeo expels two Cuban diplomats for conducting 'influence operations' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has ordered two people stationed in New York at Cuba’s mission to the United Nations to leave the country....
00:00, 2019-09-20