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UN ‘determined to lead by example’ on disability rights: Guterres

The UN is determined to lead by example when it comes to the rights of people with disabilities, Secretary-General António Guterres said in a message...

UN ‘determined to lead by example’ on disability rights: Guterres

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New Disability Inclusion Strategy is ‘transformative change we need’, says Guterres Disability inclusion is not only a fundamental human right, it is “central to the promise” of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, UN Secretar...
18:24, 2019-06-11

Wow, Domino's Put a Whole Lot of Effort Into Fighting Disability Rights The U.S. Supreme Court decided on Monday to reject an appeal over whether Domino’s Pizza should make its websites and apps compliant with federal dis...
04:28, 2019-10-08

Marilyn Saviola, Disability Rights Advocate, Is Dead at 74 Polio left her in a wheelchair. It also started her on a lifelong fight to change perceptions and break down real-world obstacles....
19:04, 2019-12-01

Disability rights group alarmed by Portland e-scooter rules PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A disability rights nonprofit in Oregon has filed a letter of complaint with the city of Portland over new rules for its electr...
22:04, 2019-05-09

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Disability inclusion, minimum wage, and LGBTI rights in Botswana This Tuesday, we cover: a new strategy for disability inclusion; continued talks on social justice at the international labour conference; an update ...
20:52, 2019-06-11

Woman born with rare cyst condition defies odds, becomes disability rights advocate A 28-year-old Virginia woman has defied doctors’ expectations to become a disability rights advocate and health and fitness blogger after her parents...
21:04, 2019-05-01

Ric Ocasek, lead singer for The Cars, found dead at 75; cause of death determined New York police have confirmed to USA TODAY that Ric Ocasek of The Cars was found dead Sunday by a family member.       ...
22:32, 2019-09-16

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

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Slow progress on women and peace, rights in Kashmir, Venezuela refugees, Guterres on key Syria talks A recap of Tuesday’s top stories: ‘Real change’ too slow for women’s peace and security role; UN rights chief urges India to ‘unlock’ Kashmir restric...
21:32, 2019-10-29

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly...
17:56, 2019-05-16

California lawmakers consider bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorCalifornia legislators are s...
08:00, 2019-08-30

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

California advances bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorA bill that would fundamenta...
23:04, 2019-08-30

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

In New Zealand, young Māori women lead the battle for indigenous rights AUCKLAND/WELLINGTON – Five years ago, law graduate Pania Newton and her cousins got together around a kitchen table and agreed to do everything...
23:40, 2019-08-12

Breaking from tradition, indigenous women lead fight for land rights in Brazil Brazil's indigenous women have been overturning tradition to step into the spotlight and lead an international push to defend their tribal land right...
21:04, 2019-04-29

The NFL should follow Ellie Goulding's lead in calling for the Salvation Army to take action on LGBTQ rights Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images Allison Hope is a writer and native New Yorker who favors humor over sadness, travel over television, and coffee over sle...
16:20, 2019-11-15

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 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 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 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

How to Disclose a Disability to Your Employer (and Whether You Should) If you, like thousands of others, live with a visible or invisible disability, here’s what you need to know if you want to tell your employer....
23:44, 2019-07-10

'They think disability is almost worse than being dead' Folk singer Tilly Moses is on a musical mission to prove that disability does not define her....
13:28, 2019-11-25

4 reasons you may need disability insurance, even if you think you don't Niyaz_Tavkaev/Getty Disability insurance can help replace your income if you're ever unable to work due to illness or injury. Most people don't think...
16:48, 2019-11-09

Strokes leading cause for disability worldwide TUCSON – Every year 800 thousand people in the U.S. suffer strokes. It is the leading cause of disability worldwide. While it is unlikely that ...
04:40, 2019-06-01

'I was denied cervical screening because of my disability' A cancer charity says the struggles faced by women with physical disabilities are unacceptable....
05:08, 2019-08-08

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

While I Was on Deployment, a Learning Disability Nearly Broke Me. But I Persevered. Growing up around veterans inspired me to serve my country, but life on the ground in Iraq was more stigmatizing than I anticipated....
11:08, 2019-07-03

Here's exactly how to get a good disability insurance policy online champlifezy@gmail.com/iStock/Getty Disability insurance is an important protection to have if you earn an income, especially if others rely it, too. ...
18:20, 2019-11-24

'It has transformed my life': the restaurant where all staff have a disability Universo Santi in the southern Spanish city of Jerez is dedicated to helping people with disabilities join the mainstream workforceThe first thing th...
08:08, 2019-06-10

Norfolk disability benefit cuts is 'robbery' says mum Campaigners claim rising charges will leave disabled people unable to access social outings....
12:36, 2019-07-15

In a Tight Labor Market, a Disability May Not Be a Barrier To expand the pool of workers, companies are recruiting stay-at-home parents, retirees and people with disabilities. Will they keep it up if the econ...
12:36, 2019-09-05

The failings in learning disability services in six charts The government has missed a target of fewer inpatient beds for people with learning disabilities in England....
10:16, 2019-05-23

Sinikiwe Kademaunga: 'Don't associate disability with poverty' Blogger Sinikiwe Kademaunga was born with a condition that stopped the growth of her limbs....
13:36, 2019-05-24

How a determined director got 'Hustlers' to the big screen As Will Ferrell puts it, when you see "Hustlers" for the first time, "you go in expecting one thing and you get something else."...
19:48, 2019-12-04

Viola Davis determined to go above and beyond on diversity NEW YORK (AP) — When Viola Davis started her production company nearly a decade ago, she was determined to bring about change in Hollywood with a str...
20:44, 2019-06-24

‘I couldn’t believe it’ — why disability claims for mental health are often a struggle Mental health is often an invisible disability. That can make it hard to file a disability claim....
12:24, 2019-05-25

Five-year-old boy facing deportation from Australia because of mild disability Family appeals to immigration minister David Coleman to stop their deportation to BangladeshA five-year-old boy born in Australia is facing deportati...
10:08, 2019-11-03

Learning disability 'trapped' in hospitals as NHS target missed More than 2,200 people with learning disabilities are still being treated in hospitals, figures show....
13:56, 2019-04-18

Childhood mortality declining globally but disability on the rise (Reuters Health) - Children today are more likely to survive to early adulthood than they were in years past, but progress has been concentrated in h...
17:44, 2019-04-29

‘We were counting pennies’: When disability insurance won’t pay because doctors can’t tell what’s wrong Dwane UnRuh developed a debilitating neurological condition, but it would take a year and a half for doctors to reach a diagnosis — and for his insur...
12:48, 2019-07-20

The disability tax credit was an explosive issue for the Liberals. Will the next government fix it? Experts and health advocates are "disappointed" in what they've heard about the disability tax credit in the election campaign....
21:12, 2019-10-17

Property belonging to convicted disability lawyer is sold PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky businessman has purchased a large statue of Abraham Lincoln and office space belonging to a disability attorney c...
23:28, 2019-06-20

Wheelchair tennis champ: ‘My disability doesn’t stop me from anything’ With her mighty forehand, Joanna Nieh sends a ball blistering past her opponent. “Nice point,” the other player cries. More impressive is that the fo...
11:24, 2019-06-04

‘It’s given me so much confidence’: disability football scheme brings joy to Tottenham A Premier League initiative is embracing thousands of young people across 28 clubs. Players and a coach share their storiesIt is a roasting hot summe...
15:56, 2019-08-12

Gennady Golovkin is determined not to be next Anthony Joshua Gennady “GGG” Golovkin is on high alert after what happened last weekend at Madison Square Garden. Andy Ruiz’s stunning upset of Anthony Joshua for t...
09:36, 2019-06-08

Lamar Jackson’s fantasy value is still being determined after explosion Who is Lamar Jackson? Is he the guy we saw at the end of last season, who did a superb job making a gimmick Baltimore Ravens offense work despite lit...
23:56, 2019-09-09

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

Fridays For Future in the US: A small, but determined movement Climate activist Greta Thunberg arrives in the US, where her Fridays for Future movement hasn't taken off yet. But the teens who did show up to recen...
17:48, 2019-08-28

Wawrinka sees off determined Dimitrov in Cincinnati "Stan Wawrinka overcame battling Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov 5-7 6-4 7-6(4) in a roller-coaster first-round match at the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday....
23:20, 2019-08-13

Morata determined to extend Atletico stay "Spain striker Alvaro Morata says he wants to remain at Atletico Madrid until the end of his career and has no plans to return to Chelsea, who he lef...
16:04, 2019-05-27

Pogba determined to leave Man United, says Raiola "Manchester United\u0027s Paul Pogba is ready to leave the Premier League side in the summer with a transfer \"in the process\", the French midfielde...
20:00, 2019-07-05

Israeli PM: Palestinians are determined to continue conflict JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister says the Palestinians are “determined to continue the conflict at any price.” Speaking at ...
11:52, 2019-06-30

The NFL Is Apparently Determined To Screw Up The Hail Mary The NFL this morning approved a rule change that could potentially allow coaches to challenge pass interference calls and non-calls in the last two m...
22:40, 2019-05-22

Delph determined to put 'frustrating' Man City end behind him at Everton ‘It was really frustrating … all you want to do is play football’‘Whether on or off the pitch, you’re going to get the same desire’Fabian Delph has v...
19:00, 2019-07-23

Mahrez determined to establish himself with Manchester City "Riyad Mahrez vowed to establish himself at Manchester City after his crucial goal helped settle the title race in their favour."...
09:16, 2019-05-14

Fridays For Future in the US: A small but determined movement Climate activist Greta Thunberg has arrived in the US, where her Fridays for Future movement hasn't taken off yet. But the teens who did show up to r...
21:24, 2019-08-28

Exeter determined to do themselves justice against Saracens in final • Baxter: ‘I look back at that first half with regret’• Exeter face final rematch after last year’s defeatJust as they did last year a black-clad Exe...
17:36, 2019-05-31

America's least-favorite vegetable determined in new survey According to a new poll, America’s favorite vegetable has been crowned — and it may not be what you expect. ...
12:00, 2019-06-19

$41.5M Queens library hailed as ‘marvel’ sued over disability access In a class-action lawsuit filed on Tuesday in Brooklyn federal court, disabilities advocates say that Queens Public Library violated the federal Amer...
00:16, 2019-11-27

Peer's bill would force big firms to reveal their disability pay gap A Tory peer is calling on the Government to force businesses with more than 250 employees to publish their disability pay gap....
12:48, 2019-10-07

I'm a financial planner, and I have a simple guideline to figure out who needs disability insurance GaudiLab/Shutterstock.com If you were to experience an accident, injury, or health issue that made it impossible for you to continue working, disabil...
20:52, 2019-11-17

AZ Center for Disability Law writes letter to PCSD, county supervisors TUCSON – The Arizona Center for Disability Law wrote a letter addressed to Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier and the Pima County Board of Supervi...
14:04, 2019-11-22

Older Adults With Low Level OF Vitamin K Are More Prone To Mobility Disability Adults with low vitamin K level are 1.5 times more likely to develop mobility limitation nearly twice as likely to develop mobility disability...
16:28, 2019-06-13

Apple’s new emoji include disability-related symbols. I’m not thrilled. As both the mother of a child with a disability and a journalist who covers disability-related issues, I’ve trained myself to look past labels to con...
14:24, 2019-10-31

Caring for the caregiver: Raising children with a disability or chronic disease Caregivers save the Canadian health-care system more than $26 billion per year, but its often at the expense of their own health and well-being....
13:12, 2019-07-14

Expert raises disability concerns over proposed single-use plastics ban A disability studies professor in London is calling for nuance and inclusion in the national conversation about single-use plastics....
13:28, 2019-06-12

‘We all must step up’ collective action on disability inclusion – UN deputy chief The international community has agreed truly ground-breaking frameworks to advance the rights of persons with disabilities, including in the context ...
19:16, 2019-12-07

AZ Center for Disability Law writes letter to PCSD and county supervisors TUCSON – The Arizona Center for Disability Law wrote a letter addressed to Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier and the Pima County Board of Supervi...
03:20, 2019-11-22

Kevin Hart breaks silence as cause of car crash determined The California Highway Patrol has determined that a crash which left actor Kevin Hart injured was caused reckless driving....
21:12, 2019-10-11

Wilson Ramos determined to improve after hearing ‘a lot of bad things’ Wilson Ramos expects to be the Mets starting catcher next year — including when Noah Syndergaard is on the mound. Ramos said he was pleased when gene...
02:20, 2019-11-22

Japan and South Korea determined to improve ties The Asian neighbors have agreed to meet in December to end a trade dispute and resolve disagreements over their painful wartime past. Japan had rejec...
13:48, 2019-11-23

Determined Dad Stands on Corner Handing Out Resumes After Losing His Job Patrick Hoagland was having a hard time finding work when he decided to take to the streets....
17:00, 2019-08-02

Newcastle determined to extend contracts with Longstaff brothers • Steve Bruce wants siblings to stay at St James’ Park• ‘My job is to protect them and keep that humility and honesty’Steve Bruce is determined to si...
00:08, 2019-10-19

Jets determined not to fall into hapless Bengals’ trap The Jets already threw a wrench into the tank standings once this season. They are determined not to do it again Sunday by helping yet another team s...
01:12, 2019-11-28

Toni Duggan determined to help Barcelona win on the biggest stage The former Manchester City forward is ready to face favourites Lyon and two England teammates in the Champions League finalWhen Toni Duggan swapped M...
19:16, 2019-05-16

Fulham determined to keep Aleksandar Mitrovic for Championship promotion bid Fulham vice-chairman Tony Khan has vowed to fight to keep Aleksandar Mitrovic at Craven Cottage....
09:36, 2019-06-26

My aunt cosigned my student loans, but 12 years later I'm determined never to do the same Inna Reznik / Shutterstock.com My financial aid couldn't cover the cost of my college tuition, and my parents couldn't cosign a private student loan ...
17:04, 2019-10-04

Anthony Joshua the businessman determined to regain his belts Heavyweight is more dedicated than ever and believes he is heading to the next level in his rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr“You hear all the stories,” says...
13:56, 2019-12-01

Lawsuit Alleges NFL Directed Insurance Carrier To Deny Disability Claims A medical clinic in Illinois is accusing the NFL of instructing its insurance carrier to deny claims made by former players under the auspices of the...
20:04, 2019-05-03

Andrew Scheer vows to improve access to federal disability tax credit The announcement comes two years after health groups joined forces with the Tories in accusing the Liberal government of trying to raise tax revenue ...
19:40, 2019-09-30

Joker makes great disability art by letting its hero bite back The new Batman spin-off understands perfectly the frustration and helplessness caused by involuntary mental health conditions – but refuses to milk t...
22:36, 2019-09-27

When I started working for myself I never thought about disability insurance, but I've come to realize it couldn't be more important 10'000 Hours / Getty Images I started looking into disability insurance after hearing how a family member struggled for income after getting into an ...
15:36, 2019-10-09

Buttigieg accuses Trump of faking disability to avoid Vietnam draft Veteran and 2020 candidate said Trump, who received a deferment for bone spurs, used ‘his privileged status to fake a disability’Pete Buttigieg, a mi...
18:40, 2019-05-23

Liberals vow to evaluate existing, future policies with disability lens if re-elected The Liberals released a disability equality statement earlier this week, a document that was not in their original platform....
14:16, 2019-10-18

Cancer patient was cut off from work disability benefits for 10 months — his story has warning for everyone Phillip Fitzsimmons had group disability benefits, but two years into his battle with cancer, he found himself living on just $1,000 a month....
12:16, 2019-05-11

Trump ‘determined’ to add citizenship question to the census, immigration official says _____ A top U.S. immigration official said Sunday he’s confident that the Trump administration will add the citizenship question to the 2020 ce...
18:56, 2019-07-07

Bill Cosby Called Himself 'America's Dad' and Black Twitter Determined That Was a Lie Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby might be a lot of things—an alleged serial rapist, “a sexually violent predator,” inmate number NN7687—but one title he...
20:48, 2019-06-17

Kingmaker or not, the new member for Indi is determined to shift the dial in Canberra Helen Haines rejects emphatically the notion that 2019 was a climate election and the climate lostHow do you win the climate change war? – Australian...
02:24, 2019-06-29

Incredible Discovery: Oxford Researchers Have Determined That King Tut Would Have Been Their Best Friend A stunning discovery by an elite team of anthropologists may change the way we view ancient Egypt forever: Oxford researchers have determined that Ki...
22:16, 2019-09-03

Citroën C5 Aircross: ‘An SUV that’s determined to smooth out your drive’ | Martin Love A uniquely effective suspension means this easy-going family car will cope with all of life’s little bumpsCitroën C5 AircrossPrice £23,8300-62mph 10....
07:44, 2019-05-19

Man determined to ride in El Tour de Tucson despite bike accident, theft TUCSON – A Tucson man is back on his feet after nearly dying in an accident while cycling. Mark Luety was traveling on his bicycle, heading eas...
04:12, 2019-11-16

Can Maryland produce an iconic red wine? One maker is determined to find out. Using biodynamic practices, the owners are determined to make a low-intervention approach work for their grapes....
18:40, 2019-05-10

Japan determined not to crash out early at home Rugby World Cup • Hosts face tough opening game against Russia on Friday• England first hosts out at group stage four years agoJapan are determined not to be a World...
11:24, 2019-09-18

Lawyer stole people’s identities to file over 300 fake disability lawsuits: feds Now he needs his own lawyer. Federal prosecutors have charged an attorney with filing over 300 lawsuits under the Americans with Disabilities Act ...
02:48, 2019-11-20

The Pretty One: With a New Memoir, Writer-Activist Keah Brown Is Redefining Disability on Her Own Terms How do you say the word “disability”? Does it feel shameful or derogatory, or does it roll off of your tongue, matter-of-factly? Writer and disabilit...
02:12, 2019-08-07

After 3 major surgeries, spending $21 a month on disability insurance means I won't have to panic if I get sick again Hispanolistic/Getty Images I'm young, but after undergoing three major surgeries in 2019, I realized I'm not invincible. My surgeries went smoothly, ...
19:08, 2019-12-04

I live on disability insurance and was able to buy a house in Sacramento, but most people with disabilities aren't as lucky Courtesy Charis Hill After I was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis, a debilitating form of arthritis that primarily affects the spine, I was unab...
01:00, 2019-11-15

Investigation into KFC explosion in North Carolina has determined official cause of blast, police say “After a thorough investigation… it has been determined the explosion was accidental, caused by a gas leak,” police said....
18:36, 2019-08-21

Determined Aldis Hodge got buff in hopes of playing ‘Brian Banks’ After his first audition for the film “Brian Banks,” actor Aldis Hodge wanted the meaty title role badly. So before going in for a callback, he began...
02:24, 2019-08-09

Aubameyang off limits! Arsenal determined to keep star amid Chinese interest Arsenal are determined to resist any offers for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, amid ongoing interest from China....
12:32, 2019-06-04

A study of 68,000 people determined what men and women look for most in a casual partner, and it's not intelligence or kindness Maridav / Shutterstock New research has found what heterosexual men and women look for in a casual partner. The study from the menstrual cycle tracki...
11:52, 2019-11-03

Double amputee, 9, to walk New York Fashion Week runway: 'Disability doesn’t stop you' A young United Kingdom girl isn’t letting her disability stop her from achieving her dreams. ...
20:48, 2019-08-30

The Latest: Johnson takes bigger lead in race to lead UK LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the voting to elect Britain’s next prime minister (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Boris Johnson has increased his lead...
19:48, 2019-06-18

Financial sector takes lead from rates... and is poised to lead (XLF) The financial sector is apt to stand out as a relative strength leader in the early going, because o...
16:32, 2019-10-01

England Women hungry for World Cup glory and determined to change perceptions in France As the World Cup gets under way tonight, there has never been more attention on women's football or England's Lionesses, who begin their campaign aga...
14:16, 2019-06-07

Arsenal determined to stand by Unai Emery after signs of clear gameplan against Leicester Arsenal remain determined to stand behind Unai Emery as manager despite falling eight points adrift of the Premier League's top four in the wake of S...
13:28, 2019-11-10

Salford City enter Football League determined to continue rapid rise • Captain Liam Hogan says target is promotion to League One• Hogan defends Class of 92 co-owners from criticismThe Salford City captain, Liam Hogan, ...
10:56, 2019-08-02

England netball stars determined to lift nation like Lionesses, says Helen Housby England's netballers gathered on one of the opening nights of their pre-World Cup camp to watch their compatriots in the semi-finals of football's bi...
16:04, 2019-07-12

A 'Breaking Bad' fan was so determined to see the film sequel early that she got a 'Pinkman' tattoo in exchange for tickets AMC Aaron Paul, who reprises his role as Jesse Pinkman in Netflix's upcoming "Breaking Bad" film sequel called "El Camino," appeared on ABC's "Jimmy ...
17:00, 2019-10-10

Israel is determined to topple Netanyahu — but the country's entire political system might be headed down with him Reuters On Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted on bribery, fraud, and breach of trust charges as part of three separate ...
09:20, 2019-11-23

Bill Sweeney determined to keep Six Nations on free-to-air TV amid Cricket World Cup issues English rugby's new boss is determined to keep the Six Nations free to air after watching the Cricket World Cup struggle to attract viewers....
11:36, 2019-06-14

Man City star Raheem Sterling determined to finally end Man Utd goalscoring drought in derby Raheem Sterling is determined to end his goal drought against Manchester United in Saturday evening's derby, admitting: 'I take scoring seriously now...
10:00, 2019-12-07

Video shows state troopers in Michigan 'face-planting' a black motorist with a disability onto the pavement YouTube/Detroit Free Press A video obtained by the Detroit Free Press shows white state troopers slamming a black motorist with a disability onto the...
20:00, 2019-10-04

John F. Kennedy Jr. was ready to pursue politics, determined to save his marriage before plane crash, says pal Steven M. Gillon can vividly recall when he and his pal John F. Kennedy Jr. were at a bar watching a fight on the big screen and a man pushed him asi...
11:16, 2019-07-16

Rep. Adam Schiff says Congress is determined to get a hold of Trump's calls with Putin and other world leaders Jorge Silva/Reuters US House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Sunday that Congress is determined to get access to Donald Trump's ...
09:44, 2019-09-30

Kim Jong Un praises Trump for being first US president to visit North Korea, calls it ‘courageous and determined act’ PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Kim Jong Un praises Trump for being first US president to visit North Korea, calls it ‘courageous and determined act...
10:12, 2019-06-30

Heung-min Son determined to make amends for red card and fire Tottenham into Champions League Final Mauricio Pochettino is ready to unleash his players in the biggest club game of their careers against Ajax tonight, but warned a miracle this season ...
11:16, 2019-05-08

‘No greater advocate’: Beto O’Rourke hails intellectually impaired sister Erin as he unveils disability plan Beto O’Rourke credited his sister, Erin, for inspiring his plan to address issues facing those with disabilities if elected president....
20:08, 2019-10-23

Toni Duggan injury update: England star fighting fit and determined to make mark on World Cup England star Toni Duggan has declared herself fit to face Japan in the Group D decider here on Wednesday....
14:20, 2019-06-17

Meghan Markle’s ‘pain’ and ‘the attacks she faces’ have made Prince Harry determined ‘to sort it out’: report Prince Harry is determined to protect his wife Meghan Markle from the growing media scrutiny....
19:08, 2019-10-23

Doug Pederson hasn't determined Carson Wentz's playing status for Eagles' preseason opener Wentz's status for the Eagles' preseason opener is undetermined even though he's 100 percent...
00:44, 2019-08-07

Man Utd star Paul Pogba determined to leave as United face battle to keep him when transfer window opens Paul Pogba is determined to leave Manchester United as Jose Mourinho's toxic legacy continues to hang over Old Trafford....
10:16, 2019-05-09

Antonio Guterres: The UN's utopian, guardian and cosmopolitan The Charlemagne Prize 2019 is being awarded to Antonio Guterres. The Portuguese UN secretary-general has earned international respect for his commitm...
00:20, 2019-05-30

‘World has failed’ victims of genocide too often: Guterres Too often, “the world has failed” populations under threat of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and ethnic cleansing, Secretary-General A...
23:04, 2019-12-09

UN's Guterres calls for strong EU to avoid 'new Cold War' Upon receiving the Charlemagne Prize, the UN Secretary-General called for a strong and united Europe to avoid "a new Cold War." He also said the EU w...
17:56, 2019-05-30

UN’s Guterres: Broad climate ‘movement’ has begun, but there’s a long way to go When it comes to the climate emergency, “we have a long way to go. But the movement has begun,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres declared in a w...
18:24, 2019-10-03

Guterres condemns armed attack against UN peacekeepers in Mali A violent attack against the United Nation's Integrated Stabilization Mission for Mali (MINUSMA) that left one peacekeeper dead on Saturday, drew str...
05:24, 2019-05-19

‘Proving our worth through action’: 5 things Guterres wants the UN to focus on in 2019 Despite countless “headwinds” and “ills”, the United Nations has “made a real difference” in 2018 and will need to achieve even more in 2019, as the ...
16:12, 2019-04-09

Guterres underscores UN role in achieving a free, secure Internet Unless countries work together to address gaps in digital access, as well as related social and political divisions, this generation will be remember...
20:40, 2019-11-26

Better training ‘a necessary and strategic investment’ in peacekeeping that saves lives: Guterres Better training for peacekeepers being deployed to increasingly hostile environments is a “necessary and strategic” investment which can also save li...
19:24, 2019-05-07

UN Secretary-General Guterres warns of great fracture — updates UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the world risks a global split, with the US and China employing "zero-sum geopolitical and military strate...
17:16, 2019-09-24

In 2019, ‘reasons for hope’ in a world still on ‘red alert’: UN chief Guterres Last year, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued “a red alert” over a range of dangers confronting the world, which “still persist...
10:43, 2019-04-09

World must stamp out persecution of religious groups, Guterres declares on new UN Day UN chief António Guterres called for an end to the persecution of religious groups on Thursday, the first ever International Day Commemorating the Vi...
21:52, 2019-08-22

Guterres lauds UN peacekeeping, highlights need to bridge ‘critical’ gaps United Nations Peacekeeping missions are working flat out and need to be made “stronger and safer”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a major m...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Reducing disaster risk, a good investment, and ‘the right thing to do’, says Guterres There is a strong economic case for climate resilience and reducing the risk of disasters, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a message to...
13:44, 2019-10-13

Sustainable Development Summit: ‘We must step up our efforts - now’, Guterres declares “The 2030 Agenda is coming to life”, declared the UN chief on Tuesday, referring to the blueprint for a healthier planet and a more just world, as he...
23:00, 2019-09-24

Antisemitism, intolerance, can be unlearned, Guterres tells New York commemoration Since nobody is born to hate, intolerance can be prevented and unlearned, the UN Secretary-General said on Thursday, in a speech underlining his cont...
03:08, 2019-11-08

Guterres: Security Council’s African alliances ‘needed and appreciated more than ever’ The Security Council’s strong engagement with its Member States, partner organizations and institutions in conflict prevention efforts on the African...
20:40, 2019-10-07

Guterres says justice must be done following deadly Burkina Faso convoy attack Authorities in Burkina Faso must “do everything in their power” to bring to justice the perpetrators of an attack on a mining company convoy in the W...
23:24, 2019-11-07

Reducing disaster risk is a good investment, and ‘the right thing to do’, says Guterres There is a strong economic case for climate resilience and reducing the risk of disasters, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a message to...
00:56, 2019-10-14

A ‘strong and united Europe’ has never been more needed, declares UN chief Guterres With the post-world war international institutions eroded and under threat, a “strong and united Europe” standing alongside the United Nations, has n...
15:08, 2019-05-30

The movement to take climate action has begun – but we have a long way to go | António Guterres Young people, the UN and a growing number of leaders are mobilizing, but we need many others to take action, the UN secretary general writesOn the ev...
12:36, 2019-10-03

‘Maximize the positive’ from new technologies, for our digital future, Guterres urges Both positive and negative technological developments are jolting the world at “unprecedented speed”, the UN chief said on Thursday, underscoring the...
23:04, 2019-11-21

Hidden disability: The young film-maker shining a light on hidden illness Ashleigh Harley is making a documentary to raise awareness of her rare health condition and change Paralympics policy....
02:48, 2019-05-29

Daily on Energy: EPA looks to lead on lead Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:28, 2019-10-10

Guterres calls for ‘maximum restraint’ following drone assault on key Saudi oil facility The UN Secretary-General appealed on Sunday for “maximum restraint" following a wave of drone attacks claimed by Houthi rebels in Yemen, against a hu...
22:36, 2019-09-15

DR Congo: Ebola claims over 1,000 lives, Guterres commits ‘whole’ UN system, to help ‘end the outbreak’ Now in its tenth month, the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has claimed more than a thousand lives, prompting Secretary-...
22:16, 2019-05-08

Guterres appeals for ‘maximum restraint’ over Jammu and Kashmir, as tensions rise The UN Secretary-General António Guterres appealed for ‘maximum restraint’ over the territory of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, which has been disput...
23:28, 2019-08-08

In ‘world of disquiet’, UN must deliver for the people, Guterres tells General Assembly We are living in “a world of disquiet”, the United Nations chief told the High-level session of the General Assembly on Tuesday, urging the Heads of ...
17:56, 2019-09-24

New refugee data centre can inform policies, solutions worldwide: Guterres A new UN refugee data centre will improve the way humanitarian agencies support “some of the most dramatically vulnerable people in the world”, UN ch...
23:04, 2019-10-10

Climate change: UN chief Guterres decries 'fading' global efforts Political efforts to cool climate change are "fading" as things get worse, Antonio Guterres warned. He's visiting New Zealand en route to South Pacif...
16:48, 2019-05-12

Women’s empowerment ‘essential to global progress’ says Guterres, marking International Day Women’s empowerment and gender equality are “essential to global progress”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres stressed in his message...
10:41, 2019-04-09

‘Still time' to stop a ‘bloody battle’ for Libya’s capital, insists Guterres Speaking to reporters outside the Security Council on Wednesday night, UN chief António Guterres said there was still time for a “bloody battle for T...
01:24, 2019-04-11

Help prevent children ‘from becoming victims in the first place’, implores Guterres at campaign launch  From killing and maiming, to recruitment, sexual abuse and abduction, “violence against children in armed conflict can take many forms”, said Secreta...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Concerned over Haiti’s political crisis, Guterres promises ‘continuous commitment’ In the light of on-going instability across Haiti and this week’s transition away from fully-fledged peacekeeping operations, the UN chief on Thursda...
00:48, 2019-10-18

UN’s Guterres condemns ongoing airstrikes on Syria’s hospitals, medical workers Reports that airstrikes have hit several health facilities in north-west Syria have been strongly condemned by the UN Secretary-General....
17:08, 2019-07-12

Radio still a powerful worldwide tool for ‘dialogue, tolerance and peace’: Guterres Radio is a powerful tool that continues to promote “dialogue, tolerance and peace,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in message...
16:12, 2019-04-09

Guterres in Turkey: UN to study ‘new settlement areas’ plan for Syrian refugees Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday presented UN Secretary-General António Guterres with a plan for resettling hundreds-of-thousands of ...
20:28, 2019-11-01

Guterres holds ‘focused and frank’ informal discussions over future of Cyprus The UN Secretary-General held “focused and frank” informal talks with the leaders of the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities on Monday in order to ...
23:28, 2019-11-25

‘The welfare of the Libyan people’ the UN’s sole agenda for the country, says Guterres in Tripoli Helping to promote a “Libyan-led and Libyan owned political solution” to resolve years of instability and insecurity there that puts the “welfare of ...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Guterres hails historic Convention banning violence and harassment at work A landmark international agreement banning violence and harassment in the workplace has been applauded by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, afte...
17:16, 2019-06-21

A free press is ‘cornerstone’ for accountability and ‘speaking truth to power’: Guterres At a time when disinformation and mistrust of the news media is growing, a free press is “essential for peace, justice, sustainable development and h...
18:04, 2019-05-02

UN summits to urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase ...
00:08, 2019-09-19

Far more needed to ‘confront the world’s climate emergency’, Guterres tells ASEAN-UN Summit Four of the 10 countries most affected by climate change are members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, United Nations Secretary-General ...
18:32, 2019-11-04

End fossil fuels subsidies, and stop using taxpayers’ money to destroy the world: Guterres “We need to tax pollution, not people”, and “end subsidies for fossil fuels,” Secretary-General António Guterres told the World Summit of the R20 Coa...
16:52, 2019-05-28

‘Once-in-a-generation opportunity’ will be squandered, warns Guterres, unless social, economic, environmental challenges are met Unless the world faces its “social, economic and environmental challenges head-on”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday...
03:36, 2019-04-10

Guterres in Davos: ‘Dysfunctional’ response to common problems, shows need for effective multilateralism The world’s problems are “more and more integrated” but the response to them is increasingly “fragmented” and “dysfunctional”, UN Secretary-General A...
16:12, 2019-04-09

Syria’s groundbreaking constitutional talks: ‘a clear success of mediation’ says Guterres in Turkey Mediation is “one of our most important tools to reduce and end conflict”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the sixth Istanbul ...
18:24, 2019-10-31

‘Moral obligation and political imperative’ to support Syria on path to peace: Guterres Governments across the world have a “moral obligation” to help Syrians “unite around a vision for their common future”, finally bringing an end to ei...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Guterres welcomes conduct of Afghan elections, commends ‘all who braved security concerns’ UN Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the conduct of presidential elections in Afghanistan on 28 September and commended all Afghans “wh...
18:44, 2019-10-01

UN summits urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase ...
20:24, 2019-09-18

Collective action now, the only way to meet global challenges, Guterres reaffirms in annual report The global challenges of our time beg global solutions, and we must continuously demonstrate the merits of multilateral cooperation, the Secretary-Ge...
18:28, 2019-09-23

Protests around the world: Politicians must address ‘growing deficit of trust’, urges Guterres Protests in cities across the world in recent days show that “people are hurting and want to be heard” by political leaders who must now address a “g...
18:56, 2019-10-25

Key economic forum in Russia: New technology a ‘vector of hope’ but also ‘a source of fear’ says Guterres Technological innovation is continuing to transform the world, with the potential to propel us all towards reaching the 2030 Sustainable Development ...
21:16, 2019-06-07

Alexa Ray Joel, daughter of Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley, says she was determined to make it on her own Alexa Ray Joel has already found a singing partner for what will be one of the most important days of her life....
11:16, 2019-05-17

Duke of Sussex determined to protect family from 'game that killed my mum' The Duke of Sussex has said he is determined to protect his family and he "will not be bullied into playing a game that killed my mum"....
01:12, 2019-10-21

Prince Harry determined to protect family from 'game that killed my mum' The Duke of Sussex has said he is determined to protect his family and he "will not be bullied into playing a game that killed my mum"....
23:28, 2019-10-20

Crystal Palace determined not to live up to 'Robin Hood' tag at Burnley There is a joke among Crystal Palace fans that over the past few years their club has become the Robin Hood of the Premier League....
15:04, 2019-11-29

Spotted today in San Francisco, a very determined El Camino owner using his car/truck as a truck/car Spotted today in San Francisco, a very determined El Camino owner using his car/truck as a truck/car. I guess everybody is workin’ for the weekend....
04:04, 2019-07-27

In The Bahamas, Guterres sees impact of ‘Category Hell’ hurricane, ‘powered by climate change’  The UN chief saw for himself the deadly power of Hurricane Dorian on the shattered islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama on Saturday, describing it as mo...
01:28, 2019-09-15

Libya detention centre airstrike could amount to a war crime says UN, as Guterres calls for independent investigation An airstrike on a detention centre in Tripoli that killed scores of migrants and refugees “deserves more than condemnation”, UN agencies said on Wedn...
12:20, 2019-07-22

In The Bahamas, Guterres sees impact of ‘Category Hell’ hurricane, ‘powered by climate change’ The UN chief saw for himself the deadly power of Hurricane Dorian on the shattered islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama on Saturday, describing it as mo...
11:20, 2019-09-30

Elimination of nuclear weapons ‘only real way’ to allay fear of a constant threat, Guterres insists Progress made in reducing the danger posed by nuclear arsenals has not only come to a halt, “it is going in reverse”, and any use of a nuclear weapon...
21:12, 2019-09-26

Let us keep ‘their spirit of service alive’: Guterres leads tributes to UN workers who died in Ethiopia crash United Nations flags flew at half-mast around the world on Monday to honour the more than 150 people killed in Sunday’s Ethiopian Airlines crash, inc...
16:12, 2019-04-09

At China’s Belt and Road Forum, Guterres calls for 'inclusive, sustainable and durable' development China’s international trade and economic development plan – known as the Belt and Road Initiative – could contribute to a more equitable, prosperous ...
14:40, 2019-04-26

COP25: ‘Signals of hope’ multiplying in face of global climate crisis, insists UN's Guterres The UN Secretary-General has outlined the “increased ambition and commitment” that the world needs from governments during the coming days of the COP...
17:40, 2019-12-02

‘Democratic aspirations of the Sudanese people’ must be met urges Guterres, following military removal of al-Bashir from power UN chief António Guterres said on Thursday that the “democratic aspirations of the Sudanese people” need to be realized through “an appropriate and i...
00:04, 2019-04-12

UN committed ‘to support the Libyan people’ as Guterres departs ‘with deep concern and a heavy heart’ The United Nations Secretary-General left Libya on Friday voicing his hope that the divided country can “avoid a bloody confrontation” in and around ...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Hatred ‘a threat to everyone’, urges Guterres calling on united effort to end xenophobia, ‘loathsome rhetoric’ A “disturbing groundswell” of hate-based violence and intolerance aimed at religious devotees across all faiths, must be countered soon before it’s t...
19:20, 2019-04-29

‘A trusted voice’ for social justice: Guterres celebrates 100 years of the International Labour Organization The International Labour Organization (ILO) has been “a trusted voice” to “ensure social justice in every corner of our world”, Secretary-General Ant...
22:32, 2019-04-10

Pledging ongoing UN support during visit to cyclone-hit areas, Guterres praises resilience of Mozambicans Determined children learning in classes without roofs, resilient women farming without tools or much land, and grateful people who survived a cyclone...
22:56, 2019-07-12

Terrorism ‘spreading and destabilizing’ entire regions, Guterres warns States, at key Kenya conference “Trauma from terrorism” hurts families, communities and destabilizes entire regions, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, as he e...
15:32, 2019-07-10

‘Reaffirm the sanctity’ of religious sites, says Guterres, launching new plan to ‘counter hate and violence’ Amidst a global call by Secretary-General António Guterres to “reaffirm the sanctity” of religious sites and keep worshippers safe, the UN Alliance o...
19:28, 2019-09-12

In Libya, Guterres ‘deeply concerned’ by risk of fresh military confrontation, urges restraint The UN chief has expressed his deep concern by the reported advance of forces based in the east, towards the Libyan capital, Tripoli, declaring that ...
10:42, 2019-04-09

UN ‘financial crisis,’ years in the making, Guterres tells budget body, proposes solutions The UN’s financial crisis has been years in the making and is undermining the organization’s mandates and reform efforts, Secretary-General António G...
20:36, 2019-06-05

Hatred ‘a threat to everyone’, declares Guterres calling for global effort to end xenophobia and ‘loathsome rhetoric’ A “disturbing groundswell” of hate-based violence and intolerance aimed at worshippers across all faiths, must be countered soon before it’s too late...
10:52, 2019-07-22

Multilateralism must weather ‘challenges of today and tomorrow’ Guterres tells Paris Peace Forum In a speech to the Paris Peace Forum in Paris on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that to thrive, multilateralism had to adapt, min...
22:12, 2019-11-11

In Mozambique, it’s ‘a matter of the heart’ says Guterres, lauding the cyclone-struck nation’s ‘undeniable moral authority’ Arriving in Mozambique to express solidarity and see for himself the damage wrought by two back-to-back cyclones earlier this year, UN chief António ...
21:44, 2019-07-11

COP25: ‘Signals of hope’ multiplying in face of global climate crisis, insists UN chief Guterres The UN Secretary-General has outlined the “increased ambition and commitment” that the world needs from governments during the coming days of the COP...
18:16, 2019-12-01

Following week of bloodshed, ‘suffering of the Afghan people must end’ says UN mission chief, as Guterres calls for inclusive negotiations In the wake of a surge in violence across Afghanistan over the past week, the country’s top UN envoy has pleaded for an end to the fighting through a...
16:28, 2019-09-04

Mine ban agreement ‘has saved countless lives’, but ‘accelerated efforts’ needed to end scourge for good: Guterres Although a landmark convention banning Anti-Personnel Mines has saved “countless lives” and limbs over the past 20 years, “accelerated efforts” are n...
16:12, 2019-04-09

Guterres underlines climate action urgency, as UN weather agency confirms record global warming In the wake of data released by the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO), showing the past four years were officially the ‘four war...
10:43, 2019-04-09

Guterres welcomes conduct of Afghan elections, commends ‘all who braved security concerns to uphold their right to vote’ UN Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the conduct of presidential elections in Afghanistan on 28 September and commended all Afghans “wh...
01:16, 2019-09-30

‘Amid stormy global seas, UN charter remains our moral anchor’, says Guterres on United Nations Day In his annual message for UN Day this Thursday, Secretary-General António Guterres issued a reminder of the role the Organization should be playing, ...
02:36, 2019-10-24

Guterres pledges UN support to Sudan after military and civilian opposition reach deal on transitional government UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday congratulated the people of Sudan after the military council and civilian opposition alliance agree...
22:52, 2019-08-19

Killing of Egyptian peacekeeper in Mali ‘may constitute war crimes’ Guterres warns, urging ‘swift action’ An improvised roadside mine which exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali, killing one ‘blue helmet’ from Egypt, and wounding four others, ...
02:16, 2019-04-21

Tackle ‘tsunami of hatred’ across the world urges Guterres, to counter anti-Semitism, racism and intolerance The “multi-headed monster” of intolerance, has created a visible and violent “tsunami of hatred” that is gathering speed across the world, said Secre...
19:56, 2019-06-26

Ethiopian Prime Minister awarded Nobel Peace Prize: Guterres hails his ‘people first’ agenda The winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been praised by the UN Secretary-General for creating a pathway to stability in the Horn of Africa re...
18:32, 2019-10-11

‘Revved up climate action’ needed to counter ‘prolonged’ and deadly storms like Cyclone Idai: Guterres Cyclone Idai and the mounting death toll is “yet another alarm bell about the dangers of climate change” UN Secretary-General António Guterres said o...
10:42, 2019-04-09

‘Counter and reject’ leaders who seek to ‘exploit differences’ between us, urges Guterres at historic mosque in Cairo Speaking in Cairo’s historic al-Azhar mosque on Tuesday, UN chief António Guterres issued a call for societies, faiths and cultures everywhere to “fo...
15:47, 2019-04-09

It’s time we took a seat ‘at your table’: Guterres calls on world youth to keep leading climate emergency response Older generations have “failed to respond properly” to the climate emergency said the UN chief on Sunday, while the young are “stepping up to the cha...
20:48, 2019-06-23

Netflix's 'Special' hopes to break new ground for disability representation on TV Ryan O'Connell has adapted his 2015 memoir into Netflix's new comedy "Special," which chronicles his journey to self-acceptance as a gay ma...
17:00, 2019-04-11

Anthony Joshua determined to recover from 'minor setback' as Eddie Hearn insists Andy Ruiz Jr rematch will happen Anthony Joshua insisted he will not allow his career to fall apart at the first setback after his stunning heavyweight world title defeat by Andy Rui...
19:52, 2019-06-02

Work and reforms of the UN ‘at risk’, Guterres warns Member States, amidst ‘record-level’ cash crisis The United Nations is facing a severe shortage of cash, and unless more Governments pay their annual dues, “our work and our reforms are at risk”, th...
19:36, 2019-10-08

‘Cataclysmic events’ in Hiroshima, Nagasaki, began ‘global push’ against nuclear weapons says Guterres, honouring victims Paying homage to those who perished as the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, as well as the many others whose lives were devastated in the years ...
19:16, 2019-08-06

Sudan: ‘Exercise utmost restraint’ urges Guterres as thousands march in Khartoum, sparking deadly clashes With security forces reportedly firing tear gas at protesters and signs that there may be division between the army and security forces in Sudan’s ca...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Monday’s Daily Brief: Guterres on Bolivia and multilateralism, Syria and Iraq’s displaced, forest initiative, the healing arts A recap of Monday’s stories in brief: UN chief spotlights multilateralism at peace forum; Bolivian authorities must uphold safety of citizens; new pr...
00:28, 2019-11-12

‘Stand united against anti-Muslim hatred’ urges Guterres, after mosque shootings in New Zealand leave 49 dead The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged the international community to ‘stand united against anti-Muslim hatred’ following a mass shootin...
15:47, 2019-04-09

Social, cultural diversity ‘an enormous richness, not a threat’ Guterres declares calling on investment for a harmonious future Like a well-tuned orchestra, successful modern societies have a balance of diversity and culture, that is a source of “enormous richness, not a threa...
19:48, 2019-05-27

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General An...
20:24, 2019-06-12

Friday’s Daily Brief: Listen to protesters urges Guterres, unplanned pregnancies, CAR in the Security Council, Nigeria, Libya updates A recap of Friday’s main stories: ‘Real people with real problems’ must be heard, Guterres tells world leaders; one-in-four pregnancies unplanned; Se...
23:00, 2019-10-25

Friday’s Daily Brief: More climate action says Guterres, migrant children dangers, Ebola fight, record-setting weather This Friday, we cover: UN chief appeals for stronger climate action commitment; report on migrant children deaths and disappearances; Ebola fight in ...
22:36, 2019-06-28

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Yemen aid programmes closing, Guterres Idlib concern, Somalia insecurity, honouring terror victims Today’s stories: aid money promised for Yemen fails to materialize, prospects of new Idlib conflict put millions at risk, new Sudanese transitional g...
00:52, 2019-08-22

UPDATED: Thousands flee fighting around Libyan capital as Guterres condemns escalation, urges 'immediate halt' to all military operations The UN chief António Guterres strongly condemned  on Monday night the military escalation and ongoing fighting in and around the Libyan capital, Trip...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres in Kenya, Prisoners sick in Iran, #GlobalGoals, Myanmar, Ukraine updates, and new space partnership This Wednesday’s UN top stories are: latest global terror warnings; political prisoners denied health access in Iran; high-level discussions on Susta...
23:48, 2019-07-10

Monday’s Daily Brief: Independent experts on Myanmar, Guterres denounces US mass shootings, Libyan airport violence, UN Spokesperson on Kashmir Our main stories today: Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military; UN chief renounces shootings in the United States; ‘Repeated indi...
15:00, 2019-08-06

Global South cooperation ‘vital’ to climate change fight, development, Guterres tells historic Buenos Aires summit South-South cooperation is key to the world’s sustainable development and the fight against global warming said the United Nations Secretary-General ...
10:43, 2019-04-09

Monday's Daily Brief: Hopes rise for peace in Syria and Yemen, UNGA speeches end, Guterres saddened by India flood deaths 'Sign of hope' for long-suffering Syrians as new committee forms; Yemen prisoner release signals hope for Yemen; Assembly President closes formal Deb...
23:32, 2019-09-30

#UNGA NEWS ROUNDUP: Funding plea for UNRWA, Burkina Faso and CAR updates, Guterres praises climate change ‘pioneer’ Chirac A short roundup of events and statements making the news at UN Headquarters on this Thursday, of General Assembly high level week....
23:56, 2019-09-26

Monday’s Daily Brief: 70,000 children displaced in northeast Syria, Guterres commends UN-led peace deal for Ecuador, deadly airstrikes in Libya's Tripoli A recap of Monday’s stories: UNICEF estimates some 70,000 children have been newly displaced in northeast Syria; UN chief sounds alarm on threat of I...
00:12, 2019-10-15

Monday's Daily Brief: Hopes rise for peace in Syria and Yemen, main UNGA speeches wind down, Guterres saddened by India flood deaths 'Sign of hope' for long-suffering Syrians as new committee forms; Yemen prisoner release signals hope for Yemen; Assembly President closes formal Deb...
23:12, 2019-09-30

New UN Global Climate report ‘another strong wake-up call’ over global warming: Guterres The increasing number of natural disasters and dangers linked to climate change, highlighted in a major UN report released on Thursday, represents “a...
10:43, 2019-04-09

International Women's Day: Empowering more women decision-makers ‘essential’, says Guterres Under the theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, the United Nations hosted its flagship event celebrating International Women’s Day o...
10:41, 2019-04-09

At Arab League Summit, Guterres reaffirms strong link between UN and people of Arab world Attending the Summit of the League of Arab States in Tunis, Tunisia, on Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres, recognized the critical import...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Global economy: ‘we must do everything possible’ to avoid global ‘fracture’ caused by US-China tensions, urges Guterres Tensions around global trade and technology continue to rise and the international community needs to “do everything possible” to prevent the world b...
01:52, 2019-10-20

Harry Dunn death: Family of teenager 'angry' over Dominic Raab meeting but remain 'determined' to seek justice The family of a teenager killed in a fatal hit-and-run are "angry and frustrated" at the outcome of a meeting with the foreign secretary, their lawye...
19:44, 2019-10-09

‘Real change’ involving women in peace and security, still too slow, Guterres tells Security Council The Women, Peace and Security agenda must continue to be “one of the top priorities of the United Nations”, Secretary-General António Guterres told t...
18:16, 2019-10-29

Jeremy Corybn says he is 'daunted' at prospect of becoming Prime Minister but 'determined' to do so Jeremy Corbyn has said the prospect of becoming Prime Minister is daunting but insists he is "utterly determined" to take on the role....
22:08, 2019-09-19

#UNGA NEWS ROUNDUP: Funding plea for UNRWA, peace efforts ‘bear fruit’ in Central Africa, Guterres praises climate change ‘pioneer’ Chirac A short roundup of events and statements making the news at UN Headquarters on this Thursday, of General Assembly high level week....
23:12, 2019-09-26

Friday's Daily Brief: Afghan mosque killings, Syrians flee violence, South Sudan floods, Ukraine human trafficking, antisemitism rises, Guterres on Mozambique poll A recap of Friday's main stories: Afghanistan mosque killings condemned by UN chief, Syrian civilians flee violence, thousands affected by flooding i...
22:40, 2019-11-08

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Poverty report reveals ‘vast inequalities’, measles compounds DRC Ebola woes, Guterres visits Mozambique, Bangladesh update, freedom of expression online This Thursday, we cover: New poverty report cites ‘vast inequalities’; measles campaign in Ebola-hit DR Congo; World Population Day; UN chief visits ...
22:04, 2019-07-11

Labour in turmoil as party veteran declares Corbyn 'unfit to lead Labour... unfit to lead Britain' Labour was in turmoil today as Gordon Brown's former right-hand man branded Jeremy Corbyn "unfit to be prime minister" and urged Labour voters to sup...
13:04, 2019-11-07

Friday's Daily Brief: Afghan mosque killings, Syrians flee violence, South Sudan floods, Ukraine human trafficking, anti-Semitism rises, Guterres on Mozambique poll A recap of Friday's main stories: Afghanistan mosque killings condemned by UN chief, Syrian civilians flee violence, thousands affected by flooding i...
20:16, 2019-10-19

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Guterres talks technology for Africa’s development, ‘extinction crisis’ prompts stronger wildlife protection, Greta Thunberg reaches New York, funding shortfalls in Iraq, a positive step for Indigenous women A recap of Wednesday’s stories: Secretary-General António Guterres says ‘winds of hope are blowing ever stronger’ for Africa’s development; Swedish c...
23:40, 2019-08-28

How much do you know about U.S. voting rights? It has been 100 years since Congress granted women the right to vote by passing the 19th amendment....
14:04, 2019-06-01

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

What rights do airplane passengers have? After a doctor leaving Jamaica is told by American Airlines to cover up in a blanket, CNN Travel then asks: What rights do airline passengers have in...
16:04, 2019-07-17

What are my rights as a disabled person looking for work? I have a disability and am looking for office work. What kind of accommodations can I reasonably request? The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) s...
22:48, 2019-09-03

EU: Putting a cat on a leash is denying its rights BRUSSELS — Put domestic cats on a leash to better protect threatened birds and the environment? The European Union says that would deny mankind’s fur...
16:20, 2019-11-28

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

On the frontline in the fight for LGBT rights Ruth Hunt joined Stonewall 14 years ago, quickly rising to become the charity’s chief executive. In that time she has seen huge strides made towards ...
12:52, 2019-05-01

Americans’ Shifting Attitude on Gay Rights In 1977, 13 percent of Americans believed that a person was born lesbian or gay. Today, 49 percent believe that, according to Gallup polls....
21:44, 2019-06-18

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

Civil rights 'under serious attack' across the globe More than half of countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate, warns a reportNearly six in 10 countries are seriously r...
12:50, 2019-05-01

HBO Max gets U.S. streaming rights for 'The Big Bang Theory' HBO Max, the upcoming streaming service from AT&T Inc's WarnerMedia, has got the U.S. streaming rights to all 12 seasons of comedy hit "The Big Bang ...
15:24, 2019-09-17

U.S. abortion rights groups sue over Missouri law Prominent U.S. abortion rights groups Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit late on Tuesday in an effort ...
10:48, 2019-07-31

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autono...
01:52, 2019-05-16

Alongside Alabama, We Must Care About Abortion Rights In The UK In Northern Ireland, women are criminalised for having abortions; they face jail time, they fear for their futures. It's time to demand change...
18:36, 2019-05-17

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

Lou Dobbs: Guard who drove into ICE protesters was ‘within his rights’ Demonstrators were sitting on the ground to block detention facility employees from entering the parking lot when a truck drove through the crowd....
15:16, 2019-08-16

Warsaw: Tens of thousands march for gay rights Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski said he wanted the city to remain "open" and "tolerant." The LGBT community in Poland has come under sustained attack in rece...
06:56, 2019-06-09

Russian indigenous rights group speaks out against ban An indigenous rights group, which advocates for the 270,000 indigenous peoples in the Russian Federation was banned this week. But the group has hit ...
03:08, 2019-11-08

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.S. State Department says it is closely following Israel’s case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who fac...
17:52, 2019-05-24

MLB panel cuts value of Nats’ TV rights in dispute with O’s A Major League Baseball panel hearing the long-running dispute between the Nationals and Baltimore Orioles over money from the cable channel they joi...
21:28, 2019-05-14

Netflix Scores Streaming Rights to Seinfeld (Bloomberg) — Netflix Inc. has scored a key victory in the battle for classic sitcoms. The streaming service announced Monday that it won the r...
21:20, 2019-09-16

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

Pakistani women's rights activist flees to US Gulalai Ismail escapes after months in hiding and seeks political asylumA prominent Pakistani activist, whose campaigns to empower girls have won her...
12:44, 2019-09-20

Why a UN declaration on Indigenous rights has struggled to become Canadian law The UN declaration, which was adopted by the Trudeau government in 2016, is still controversial in Canada....
12:52, 2019-11-02

Stonewall Wasn't the Start of the Gay Rights Struggle In the mid-1960s, activist Frank Kameny led a campaign for equality that was rooted in American ideals....
04:20, 2019-06-23

Animal Rights Win! Someone Gave This Horse A Computer All too often, we prioritize the needs and feelings of humans over those of animals, but this beautiful story shows that some people do possess compa...
22:12, 2019-10-14

Ro Khanna Interview: The Internet Bill of Rights California Democratic congressman Ro Khanna talks social media, election interference, and his Internet Bill of Rights proposal....
19:28, 2019-08-23

How abortion rights work in Canada — and whether they could be put at risk Here's a look how abortion rules were formed in Canada — and whether they could ever face a challenge like the one in the U.S....
22:48, 2019-05-24

San Francisco sues Trump over conscience rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The city of San Francisco is suing the Trump administration over its new regulation allowing health care professionals to opt out o...
09:44, 2019-05-03

Turkey says it will protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas deposits...
14:44, 2019-06-07

Gaming for abortion rights: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber talks to Laura Hudson, who wrote about video game producers making games that present players with situations where a character m...
10:36, 2019-07-22

Ex-prisoners sue over Republican bid to restrict voting rights Critics say Florida law that requires former felons to clear financial hurdles before they can vote is unconstitutionalA group of former prisoners in...
07:32, 2019-10-08

Biden Reverses His Position on Abortion Rights, Again One day after he was torn to shreds by a righteous Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden decided that maybe he does support repealing the...
03:28, 2019-06-07

What the Virginia Election Could Mean for the Equal Rights Amendment A proposed Equal Rights Amendment nearly 100 years in the making could finally become part of the U.S. Constitution after the Virginia election resul...
23:16, 2019-11-06

UN rights chief: Relatives of ex-IS fighters should go home GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief says thousands of relatives of former foreign fighters in the Islamic State group should be repatriated, in...
10:32, 2019-06-24

Canadian air passenger bill of rights: What you need to know about rule changes Canada has instituted new protections covering a wide range of issues, from overbooked flights to lost bags to delays. See when they go into effect. ...
18:36, 2019-07-29

FA Cup set to be entirely free-to-air after ITV strike rights deal to share with BBC From 2021 the FA Cup will be entirely free-to-air after ITV announced they are set to replace BT Sport in sharing the rights with the BBC....
17:28, 2019-05-23

The original ‘Tales of the City’ was a gay rights trailblazer When the original “Tales of the City” mini-series (as they were called back in the day) premiered in January 1994 on PBS, NBC’s “Must See TV” (“Frien...
01:08, 2019-05-10

What Should I Know About My Maternity Rights? Vogue Asks An Expert "In our view, women should be bold about asking about their entitlements," employment lawyer Neha Thethi tells us...
08:16, 2019-05-18

Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict t...
11:36, 2019-05-23

How Ibrahimovic and Rooney became advocates for MLS players' rights Major League Soccer’s two biggest stars are using their clout to expose the league’s flaws, ensuring their impact on American soccer won’t just be qu...
10:52, 2019-09-25

Egypt rights group says nearly 2,000 arrested since protests Rare protests erupted in Cairo and several other provinces last Friday with hundreds of Egyptians taking to the streets. The demonstrations followed ...
04:32, 2019-09-27

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

Elizabeth Warren Is Going on the Offensive for Abortion Rights Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren put up a detailed policy proposal on Medium before any of us woke up thi...
16:28, 2019-05-17

The rights to Ms. Pac-Man are caught up in a messy legal battle Enlarge / This AtGames prototype cabinet is at the heart of a legal battle over the rights to Ms. Pac-Man. (credit: Bandai Namco court filing) The ...
18:36, 2019-09-27

How the Bristol bus boycott changed UK civil rights Marvin Rees, the mayor of Bristol, discusses the 1963 Bristol bus boycott – a protest few may have heard of, but which proved to be a watershed momen...
04:32, 2019-10-28

Netflix buys streaming rights for ‘Seinfeld’ “Seinfeld” is coming to Netflix. Streaming giant Netflix has inked a deal for the rights to the hit sitcom staring Jerry Seinfeld, paying “far more” ...
19:24, 2019-09-16

Rights activist in Chechnya freed on parole ARGUN, Russia (AP) — A prominent rights activist in the Russian province of Chechnya has been released on parole in a case that generated widespread ...
17:56, 2019-06-21

Abortion lobby takes aim at parental rights Recently, a coalition of 75 organizations including Planned Parenthood, National LGBTQ Task Force, the ACLU, and the National Abortion Federation rel...
06:32, 2019-08-13

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

10 maps show how different LGBTQ rights are around the world Soledad Nunez/AP Last week, Ecuador's highest court issued a ruling, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in the South American country. Busines...
23:36, 2019-06-17

The Supreme Court Just Outlined How It Might Get Rid of Abortion Rights Abortion rights may be in trouble in the United States, according to a new Supreme Court opinion that outlines how conservatives might overturn Roe v...
23:08, 2019-05-13

Patricia Arquette speaks out for transgender rights Patricia Arquette used her Emmy acceptance speech for her role in Hulu's "The Act" to mention someone who unfortunately could not be there to celebra...
04:36, 2019-09-23

A strange and surprising history of corporations and LGBTQ rights Reuters Nick Lehr, the arts and culture editor of The Conversation, sat down with law professor Carlos Ball to discuss his new book, "The Queering of...
15:28, 2019-11-15

Rights group demands Egyptian juvenile not be executed CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International is demanding that Egypt not execute a man arrested at age 17 ahead of an anticipated death sentence. The rights gr...
14:52, 2019-06-21

Opinion: Rodrigo Duterte, protector of women's rights? A law to create "safe streets and public spaces" in the Philippines has been signed into law by Rodrigo Duterte. But the law isn't an achievement of ...
14:36, 2019-07-17

UN rights expert slams UK welfare spending cuts BERLIN (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert has sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, describing recent changes as window-dressi...
13:32, 2019-05-22

Gillibrand’s Family Bill of Rights would cut parents’ costs WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER’-sten JIHL’-uh-brand) has released a Family Bill of Rights t...
13:04, 2019-05-22

Biden says he would support Congress in enshrining abortion rights into law if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law “should it become necessary,” his presidential campaign said Tuesday, fo...
05:48, 2019-05-22

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

BP pushed for Arctic drilling rights after Trump's election Despite PR damage over earlier spills, documents show oil firm pressed for reduced regulationBP stepped up its campaign to be allowed to drill for oi...
14:32, 2019-05-19

Rolling Stones and Richard Ashcroft end 22-year rights row One of the UK music industry's most notable copyright disputes has been resolved with the royalties and rights for Bitter Sweet Symphony being return...
01:56, 2019-05-24

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to ...
16:08, 2019-05-21

15 iconic moments in the LGBTQ rights movement from the last decade Associated Press The 2010s marked a decade of legal triumph for LGBTQ people, with landmark court cases in issues like same-sex marriage, LGBTQ adopt...
19:32, 2019-11-15

Could violators of Germany's constitution forfeit basic rights? The former secretary-general of Angela Merkel's conservatives wants enemies of the constitution to forfeit important basic rights, citing Article 18 ...
03:44, 2019-06-21

‘Riverdale’ to receive award from gay rights education group The cast and creators of “Riverdale” will receive an award from a gay rights education group for the show’s portrayal of LGBTQ relationships in a hig...
18:12, 2019-09-09

BT Sport keeps Champions League rights in £1.2bn deal for 2021-24 BT unable to cut bill amid interest from Sky and ITVDeal includes Europa League and Europa Conference LeagueBT Sport has retained the rights to the C...
12:40, 2019-11-15

Abortion rights demonstration held on Cannes red carpet Ahead of Saturday's premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Canne...
16:28, 2019-05-19

What is a flying freehold? Will this affect our legal rights in a property we want to buy? We've seen a mews house we want to buy but part of the hall is over the neighbour's bathroom. How will this affect us buying the house?...
09:08, 2019-05-20

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

Augmented reality has immense power — its users will need rights The experience from the emergence of social media underlines the complex and numerous challenges yet offer transferable knowledge for AR.Read More...
00:40, 2019-06-22

Chile protests: 'Serious' human rights violations by police, says HRW Human Rights Watch has accused Chilean police of perpetrating "serious human rights violations" during civilian protests. President Sebastian Pinera ...
13:04, 2019-11-27

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for ...
00:00, 2019-06-08

Gay rights, antiwar activist Justin Raimondo dies at 67 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Justin Raimondo, a longtime gay rights advocate and antiwar activist, has died. He was 67. Friend Eric Garris said Sunday that R...
22:08, 2019-06-30

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

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family’s rights PHOENIX (AP) — A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointin...
18:28, 2019-06-15

Voting rights come up in a Democratic debate after years of silence Moderator Rachel Maddow’s question to Pete Buttigieg represented a historic debate moment after previous omissionsTowards the end of Wednesday evenin...
21:56, 2019-11-21

Three Women named finalists for top human rights prize Three prominent human rights defenders have been put forth by the prestigious Martin Ennals Award, marking the first time the jury has nominated thre...
11:52, 2019-11-26

Animal Rights Win: KFC Has Announced That They Will Now Serve Their Chickens Alive It’s a depressing reality that every year, billions of animals are killed just to satisfy the world’s never-ending appetite for fast food, but one po...
21:36, 2019-11-21

HBO Max secures exclusive USA streaming rights for Doctor Who, other BBC series Enlarge / Jodie Whittaker, who plays Doctor Who's 13th Doctor, is seen here contemplating her future fate chained to HBO Max. (credit: BBC America / ...
03:28, 2019-08-02

HBO Max secures exclusive US streaming rights for Doctor Who, other BBC series Enlarge / Jodie Whittaker, who plays Doctor Who's 13th Doctor, is seen here contemplating her future fate chained to HBO Max. (credit: BBC America / ...
08:28, 2019-08-02

Taylor Swift hits out at Trump over LGBT rights Pop star Taylor Swift hit out at Donald Trump as she urged people to support a law to protect LGBT people in America....
10:52, 2019-06-01

Animal-rights protester poaches mic from Sen. Kamala Harris A man-bun-sporting animal-rights activist ripped a microphone from Sen. Kamala Harris’ hands during a campaign event in California, prompting o...
05:48, 2019-06-03

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

When it comes to music rights, Taylor Swift is the norm, not the exception Taylor Swift may feel that she's been burned, but she's far from the only one. The conflict between artists and commerce is an ancient one, and super...
01:40, 2019-07-02

Canadian victims gain new rights in military courts, they just can’t use them yet Canada passed a law with a new Declaration of Victims' Rights. Victims will have to wait to exercise some its biggest provisions....
20:32, 2019-07-19

Rights activist in Chechnya gets parole on drug sentence GROZNY, Russia (AP) — A court in Russia’s province of Chechnya has paroled a prominent rights activist whose conviction drew an international o...
18:08, 2019-06-10

John Oliver: equal rights are 'so obvious, you assume we already have it' The Last Week Tonight host discussed the equal rights amendment’s importance and long journey to ratificationJohn Oliver’s Last Week Tonight on Sunda...
19:00, 2019-06-10

St Petersburg murder victim was 'well-known LGBT rights activist' Yelena Grigoryeva received threats before she was stabbed to death, say campaignersRussian campaigners have said that a woman found murdered with mul...
04:52, 2019-07-23

Tunisian LGBT rights advocate 'sticking with' bid for presidency Gay rights activist Mounir Baatour wants to become president in Tunisia — and is putting the fight for LGBT rights at the center of his election camp...
20:40, 2019-07-07

Women human rights defenders under attack: Amnesty Activists continue to be sexually assaulted, threatened, intimidated, criminalized and even killed, the rights watchdog has said. Women human rights ...
08:28, 2019-11-29

France may extend fertilization rights to lesbians, singles PARIS — Lesbians and single women in France may soon have access to medically assisted reproduction for the first time. President Emmanuel Macron’s g...
03:32, 2019-07-25

Israelis stage mass wedding to advocate for gay rights TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Hundreds of Israelis have participated in a mass wedding in Tel Aviv to demand the right to same-sex marriage ahead of the co...
21:48, 2019-06-04

'Homotopia': Sam Vance-Law's album reinvigorates the gay rights struggle On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots and the rise of the gay liberation movement, DW's Robin Merrill spoke to Sam Vance-Law about the inspi...
17:36, 2019-07-26

Rights group warns of use of violence during Sudan rallies CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International says Sudanese authorities must guarantee the safety of protesters ahead of planned mass rallies and following a de...
17:48, 2019-06-28

50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress NEW YORK (AP) — They didn’t set out to change history; they weren’t the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias. Yet the June 1969 ...
12:04, 2019-06-17

Children's rights make uneven progress in Germany The United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child 30 years ago. How are they being implemented in Germany? DW visits children who ...
12:56, 2019-11-20

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

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

Netflix just bought the rights to two of the best movies from Cannes 2019 Netflix might not be allowed to compete at Cannes, but that doesn’t mean the streaming giant isn’t closely following the action. Or that ...
04:00, 2019-05-28

In Central Park, a Concert for Immigrant Rights. And Selena. Kali Uchis, Helado Negro and Cuco are coming to SummerStage for a performance series with a message....
18:24, 2019-08-15

US pardons for accused war criminals, contrary to international law: UN rights A presidential pardon for two United States soldiers accused of war crimes, and a sentence reduction for a third, “run against the letter and the spi...
23:24, 2019-11-19

'Not without our rights': Rohingya refugees refuse to return to Myanmar Displaced families selected for repatriation say they will not go back, with lack of citizenship a sticking pointMuslim Rohingyas housed in sprawling...
03:32, 2019-08-21

AP Source: Sabres retain rights to Girgensons, Larsson The Buffalo Sabres have issued qualifying offers to their most high-profile restricted free agents, including forwards Zemgus Girgensons and Johan La...
23:00, 2019-06-19

DOJ argues Civil Rights Act does not protect LGBTQ workers The Justice Department on Friday urged the Supreme Court to rule that gay and transgender people are not protected against discrimination under the 1...
06:40, 2019-08-24

Thousands march for LGBT rights in Ukraine’s capital MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of supporters of LGBT rights have marched through the center of Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, under a heavy police presence to...
10:56, 2019-06-23

‘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

Indonesia military: Use of child soldiers a rights violation JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian military spokesman says any use of child soldiers by Papuan independence fighters would be a violation of hum...
14:08, 2019-06-25

Taylor Swift reveals why she took a stand for LGBTQ rights Singer says facing her previous lack of advocacy had been ‘kind of devastating’Taylor Swift says she felt compelled to publicly champion LGBTQ causes...
08:04, 2019-08-09

LateRooms and SuperBreak go into administration – your rights if you’ve booked a holiday HOLIDAY booking websites LateRooms and SuperBreak are going into administration. These are your rights if you have booked a holiday....
20:36, 2019-08-02

Bangladeshi women in Italy fight for gender rights The Bangladeshi community in Italy is the second largest in Europe. However, many women are still struggling to acclimatize, not least because of the...
06:36, 2019-08-03

Rights group says Syria co-opting humanitarian efforts BEIRUT (AP) — A leading international rights group says in a new report that the Syrian government is co-opting humanitarian aid and reconstruction a...
11:28, 2019-06-28

CW Seed picks up streaming rights to Schitt's Creek The underground comedy series that nobody watches but everyone says you should watch just got easier to see, with The CW announcing that its free, ad...
22:00, 2019-08-04

Rights group: Staff threatened following incendiary report CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group has accused Egypt’s state-controlled media of launching a smear campaign against its staff. Human Rights Wa...
11:28, 2019-05-31

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

Rights group: Pakistan shouldn’t execute mentally ill man MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A rights group has urged the Pakistani government not to execute a prisoner with “clear symptoms of mental illness̶...
07:56, 2019-06-16

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

Netflix Is The First Hollywood Studio To Take A Stance On Abortion Rights The studio will continue to film in the state, but will rethink future projects there if the bill ever goes into full effect...
12:48, 2019-05-29

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? | Arwa Mahdawi If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for th...
15:08, 2019-05-25

Nepal’s sexual minorities say progress in rights has stalled KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal seized the lead in equal rights for sexual minorities in South Asia four years ago with a new constitution that forbids all ...
21:32, 2019-09-18

The Latest: San Francisco sues Trump over conscience rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s “conscience rights” regulation (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The city of ...
00:36, 2019-05-03

Bazinga! HBO Max wins U.S. streaming rights for 'The Big Bang Theory' HBO Max, the upcoming streaming service from AT&T Inc's WarnerMedia, has secured exclusive five-year streaming rights in the United States to all 12 ...
16:40, 2019-09-17

Turner Prize criticised for anti-gay rights sponsor A businessman who campaigned to keep ban on teaching about LGBT in Scottish schools is a sponsor....
09:32, 2019-05-02

Warren unveils abortion rights platform following new laws WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is calling for a series of targeted measures designed to safeguard abortion rights following a flurry of new state...
14:44, 2019-05-17

'Cluck off': UK's only Chick-fil-A outlet to shut in LGBT rights row Reading branch of US chain to close after protests over stance on same-sex relationshipsA US fast food chain is to close its first branch in the UK a...
14:40, 2019-10-21

Anti-vaxxers are comparing themselves to civil rights activists White moms in California are protesting against the state’s vaccine mandates — and comparing themselves to civil rights activists, accord...
05:44, 2019-09-19

UN rights chief urges ‘immediate dialogue’ to end Chile unrest The top UN human rights official is calling for politicians and civil society in Chile to engage in “immediate dialogue” to resolve the deadly crisis...
20:28, 2019-10-21

Lawyers argue Happy the elephant should have the same rights as humans Lawyers representing an elephant say she is being detained by the Bronx Zoo ‘illegally’ due to her personhoodLawyers representing an elephant have ar...
18:56, 2019-10-22

Egyptian protest anger 'justified,' rights activist says President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's regime has responded to recent anti-government protests with a wave of arrests. Human rights activist Gamal Eid tel...
23:12, 2019-10-01

US slaps new sanctions on Cuba over human rights, Venezuela WASHINGTON — The United States on Friday imposed new sanctions on Cuba over its support for Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and its human rights ...
06:28, 2019-10-19

Viacom secures cable TV rights to 'Seinfeld' reruns Viacom has announced it acquired the exclusive cable television rights to reruns of the sitcom, "Seinfeld."...
18:32, 2019-09-22

Bad ancestors: does the climate crisis violate the rights of those yet to be born? Our environmental vandalism has made urgent the question of ethical responsibilities across decades and centuriesWhat if climate breakdown is a viola...
08:32, 2019-10-01

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

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to...
07:00, 2019-05-17

Looted art, gay rights merge in recovery of Polish painting WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A same-sex Los Angeles couple was dumbfounded when Homeland Security agents showed up at their home with the news that a belove...
11:44, 2019-05-05

‘This is Spinal Tap’ creators, UMG strike deal on soundtrack rights The creators of mockumentary “This is Spinal Tap” have settled a contentious, 3-year-old legal battle with Universal Music Group in a deal that will ...
04:44, 2019-11-06

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

Africa, human rights top EU foreign ministers' list Top diplomats from the European Union's member states have begun discussing the bloc's foreign policy aims under its new leadership. The EU must "spe...
11:32, 2019-12-09

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

US blacklists 28 Chinese companies over Xinjiang 'rights abuses' The Chinese governmental and commercial businesses were blacklisted in the US over what it says are rights violations in Xinjiang. The US has denied ...
05:36, 2019-10-08

Don't miss: Rights for the planet, art for tomorrow and oceanic beauty This week, learn how rights can save the planet, explore a world at every scale with Korea's artist of the year, and take a deep dive through a hit d...
15:40, 2019-12-07

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists on Wednesday vowed to challenge an Alabama bill banning abortion in almost all cases, including pregnancies resulting ...
17:48, 2019-05-15

Chris Brown must give up rights to pet monkey, judge says A Los Angeles judge on Wednesday said Chris Brown must give up all rights to his former pet monkey, pay for its care and not try to buy a new one if ...
03:28, 2019-12-06

Venezuela wins seat on UN rights body despite opposition Venezuela won a seat on the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday despite a campaign by many countries opposed to Nicolas Maduro’s government and its r...
23:16, 2019-10-17

The Queer Rights Movement Faces Down the Supreme Court Photographer Tasos Katopodis captures a historical effort for civil rights in America’s capital....
00:48, 2019-10-11

Abortion-rights groups challenge restrictions on providers RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have bee...
20:24, 2019-05-16

‘We need to stand up now’ for the elderly: urges UN rights expert on World Day In the coming decade, the number of persons aged 60 or over is projected to grow by 46 per cent, making the increase in those officially classified a...
23:44, 2019-09-30

Not a drop of water after government spends $80m on rights from agribusiness Commonwealth environmental water holder confirms rights from firm once linked to Angus Taylor yield no waterThe federal government has received not a...
18:24, 2019-10-30

How U.S. abortion rights could take a hit as the Supreme Court term begins The big question is not so much whether the court will take up an appeal that could permit new restrictions on abortion rights, but when it will do s...
17:52, 2019-09-26

Australia PM seeks new law to penalize animal rights activists Australia's government proposed on Wednesday to criminalise some actions of animal rights protesters after activists blocked traffic in Melbourne and...
11:44, 2019-04-10

'End human rights abuse' in mental-health hospitals Report reveals "terrible suffering" of people with autism or learning disabilities detained in hospitals....
02:44, 2019-11-01

Cuba's gay rights activists take to the streets defiant and proud Gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital goes ahead despite official march being bannedThe annual gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital is usually an upbeat, ...
09:52, 2019-05-12

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

93 million children with disabilities ‘among the most likely to be left behind’: UN rights chief States should do more for an estimated 93 million children with disabilities who are “among the most likely to be left behind and the least likely to...
10:43, 2019-04-09

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