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Pakistan Asks UN Security Council To Meet Over India's Move In Kashmir

Pakistan on Tuesday asked the United Nations Security Council to meet over India's decision to revoke Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir under a "temporary...

Pakistan Asks UN Security Council To Meet Over India's Move In Kashmir

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Pakistan asks UN Security Council to meet over Kashmir Pakistan has requested that the UN Security Council meet over India abolishing Kashmir's special autonomous status. Tensions have escalated in the region, which has been disputed for more than 70 years....
04:51, 08/14/2019

Pakistan asks U.N. Security Council to meet on Kashmir crisis Pakistan has called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council, saying India's revoking of autonomous status to its section of disputed Kashmir poses a threat to the peace and security of South Asia....
14:34, 08/14/2019

Pakistan asks U.N. Security Council to meet over India moves in Kashmir Pakistan on Tuesday asked the United Nations Security Council to meet over India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the Himalayan region that has long been a flashpoint in ties between the nuclear-armed neighbors....
05:17, 08/14/2019

Pakistan requests U.N. Security Council meeting on Kashmir Pakistan has asked the United Nations Security Council for an urgent meeting on the contested Kashmir region also claimed by India, according to a letter released by Pakistan's foreign ministry on Wednesday....
10:18, 08/14/2019

China asks for U.N. Security Council to discuss Kashmir this week, diplomats say China on Wednesday backed Pakistan's request for the United Nations Security Council to discuss India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir....
22:34, 08/15/2019

Pak Says Will Move UN Security Council On Kashmir With China's Support Pakistan says it will move the United Nations Security Council with China's support with a motion to condemn India for its decision to strip Jammu and Kashmir of its special status....
19:17, 08/10/2019

UN Security Council discusses Kashmir, China urges India and Pakistan to ease tensions The Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing the issue directly within the UN body dedicated to resolving matters of international peace and security, for the first time since 1965. ...
04:34, 08/17/2019

UN Security Council has its first meeting on Kashmir in decades According to a UN diplomat, council members failed to even come up with a statement to the press -- the lowest level of Council action. UN diplomats said countries disagreed on wording of a statement, with some fearing any comment would escalate tensions or would show bias towards Pakistan by simply...
05:34, 08/17/2019

Kashmir: Is the UN Security Council reluctant to get involved? Although the Security Council told India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute bilaterally, it didn't call a formal meeting or issue a statement. Some analysts dubbed the response "lukewarm."...
13:34, 08/17/2019

| Pakistan PM welcomes UN's move to discuss Kashmir Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomed the UN Security Council's decision to discuss tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir, a day after India slammed the rare meeting....
19:34, 08/17/2019

Pakistan's PM Khan wants UN to take action over India Kashmir move Imran Khan has urged world leaders to stop India's abolition of Kashmir's autonomous status. Khan says he plans to approach the UN Security Council and the International Court of Justice to halt the move....
01:00, 08/07/2019

UN Security Council Holds Closed-Door Meeting On Kashmir The United Nations Security Council on Friday held a rare closed-door meeting to discuss the central government's move to end the special status of Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistan -- backed by its......
19:34, 08/16/2019

UN Security Council To Hold Closed-Door Talks On Kashmir Today: Report The UN Security Council (UNSC) is to hold closed-door consultations on the Kashmir developments on Friday at the request of China, a diplomat at the Security Council told IANS today....
05:00, 08/16/2019

China, Pakistan slam India's move to change Kashmir's special status Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plan to change the status of Kashmir ran into fierce opposition from China and its ally Pakistan on Tuesday as the disputed territory lay under a telecoms blackout to forestall protests for a second day....
17:34, 08/06/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties, suspends trade with India over Kashmir move The move follows India’s sudden retraction of constitutional rights in the disputed region that has long been a flash point between the two countries....
00:34, 08/08/2019

UN Security Council to meet on North Korea North Korea has conducted two ballistic missile tests in less than a week in violation of UN resolutions. The missile tests come as the US and North Korea are trying to restarted stalled denuclearization talks....
07:51, 08/01/2019

Amid Security Alert, Israel Asks Its Citizens To Leave Jammu And Kashmir Israel, in its travel advisory, said the National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Bureau reiterates the existing travel warnings for Jammu and Kashmir in northern India, given the intensification......
13:51, 08/04/2019

‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threatening “regional security and integration”, a senior UN official warned the Security Council on Tuesday....
00:00, 06/05/2019

City council member asks AG for Grubhub antitrust investigation A New York City council member has asked New York Attorney General Letitia James to open an antitrust investigation into Grubhub, The Post has learned. Mark Gjonaj, the head of the council’s Committee on Small Business, said that the “time may have come” for the AG to revisit the terms of a 2013 set...
04:00, 07/12/2019

Pakistan's New Plight in Kashmir: What to Do About the Jihadists Islamabad faces international pressure to crack down on extremist groups focused on the disputed territory and domestic pressure to counter India after it revoked Kashmir’s autonomy....
14:34, 08/11/2019

Kashmir: Pakistan's Khan vows to 'fight until the end' During a visit to Kashmir, Prime Minister Imran Khan accused India's military of "planning" action in regions controlled by Pakistan. Khan said Pakistan was "fully prepared to respond."...
18:34, 08/14/2019

Tensions between India and Pakistan are ratcheting up over Kashmir. Here's why Tensions between India and Pakistan are high after New Delhi announced changes to the status of Kashmir, the disputed region at the heart of decades of conflict between the two nuclear-armed rivals. Here's what you need to know....
21:00, 08/08/2019

Pakistan to expel Indian ambassador over Kashmir changes Imran Khan says he is afraid India will carry out ethnic cleansing in disputed territoryPakistan will expel the Indian ambassador and suspend trade after suggesting its rival could carry out ethnic cleansing in Kashmir, where tensions remain high following Delhi’s decision to revoke the state’s spec...
10:00, 08/08/2019

How far will China go to support Pakistan's position on Kashmir? Both India and Pakistan are vying for China's support in the dispute over Kashmir. Experts say that although China is critical of India's move to control the region, it's unlikely to affect economic ties with India....
10:51, 08/13/2019

| India want Davis Cup tie moved from Pakistan over Kashmir India have asked the ITF to shift their upcoming Davis Cup tie from Pakistan to a neutral venue due to escalating political tensions between the two nations....
19:35, 08/11/2019

Pakistan says Indian fire kills 2 civilians in Kashmir ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s military says Indian troops fired across a cease-fire line in the disputed Kashmir region, killing a woman and a 12-year-old boy. In a statement, it says another woman was wounded in the attack Sunday. The military says Pakistani troops responded to the fire, but th...
19:34, 05/05/2019

U.S. supports direct dialogue between Pakistan, India on Kashmir The United States on Wednesday said it supports direct dialogue between India and Pakistan on the disputed Kashmir region and called for calm and restraint as the dispute escalated....
04:00, 08/08/2019

Pakistan expels Indian ambassador over Kashmir dispute Pakistan's National Security Committee has decided to downgrade diplomatic ties and suspend trade with India. The Hindu-nationalist government in India abolished the autonomous status of its part of Kashmir on Monday....
05:34, 08/08/2019

India and Pakistan have been fighting over Kashmir for decades. Is this tug of war about to go nuclear? The South Asian state of Kashmir is in the middle of a fight between India and Pakistan for control over its government.        ...
07:00, 08/08/2019

Pakistan prepared to 'fight to the end' over Kashmir, says PM Imran Khan Pakistan is prepared to "fight to the end" over Kashmir if necessary, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Wednesday during a speech from the Pakistani-controlled part of the disputed region....
02:00, 08/15/2019

Pakistan mulls increasing pressure on India over Kashmir Pakistan said on Tuesday it was considering further diplomatic and military pressure on India after the Hindu-majority nation stripped its portion of contested Kashmir of special status....
17:34, 08/06/2019

Pakistan vows to increase pressure on India over Kashmir Pakistan's PM Imran Khan has sharply condemned New Delhi's decision to end the special constitutional status enjoyed by India-administered Kashmir. Khan has also demanded action from the global community....
01:00, 08/07/2019

The Latest: Pakistan-controlled Kashmir leader dismisses LOC The leader of Pakistan-controlled Kashmir says his government will no longer recognize a decades-old border after India stripped the portion of the disputed Himalayan region it administers of its statehood in a surprise move in Parliament last week...
15:34, 08/14/2019

| Trump offers to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir US President Donald Trump has offered to mediate the decades-long Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan, a move that signals a shift in long-standing US policy....
04:17, 07/23/2019

Pakistan will 'go to any extent' to fight India's plan for Kashmir Pakistan's military has condemned India's move to strip Indian-controlled Kashmir of its special status, and will "go to any extent" to fight the change, the country's chief of army staff said Tuesday....
15:00, 08/07/2019

Mike Pompeo Asks Pakistan To Do More On Religious Freedom US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Pakistan to do more to stop the abuse of blasphemy laws after the release of Asia Bibi, who escaped a death sentence in a case that drew international......
04:34, 06/22/2019

International group asks Pakistan to release journalist An international organization that advocates for the rights of journalists has urged Pakistan to immediately release a reporter who was arrested for his coverage of this week's violent clash between minority Pashtuns and troops in a northwestern region near the Afghan border....
07:00, 05/29/2019

Pakistan observes 'Black Day' over Kashmir with march by militant group Pakistan observed a 'Black Day' on Thursday to coincide with India's Independence Day celebrations, as one of the main militant groups fighting Indian rule in Kashmir led a protest through Pakistan's part of the disputed region....
12:34, 08/15/2019

Kashmir: Imran Khan says Pakistan will 'teach India a lesson' Pakistan PM says army is preparing to respond to anticipated Indian aggression in regionPakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, has threatened to “teach Delhi a lesson” and vowed to fight until the end against any Indian violations in disputed Kashmir.In some of his strongest words since Delhi revoke...
02:34, 08/15/2019

Kashmir tensions intensify amid India-Pakistan skirmishes Tensions have soared along the volatile, highly militarized frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as India deployed more troops and ordered thousands of visitors out of the region...
02:51, 08/05/2019

India accuses Pakistan of helping militants infiltrate Kashmir Indian security officials said on Wednesday a group of Pakistani militants backed by the military tried to infiltrate Indian-controlled Kashmir to foment violence, according to Reuters partner ANI....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Kashmir crisis mars independence celebrations in Pakistan and India As Pakistan and India mark over seven decades of independence from British colonial rule, critics say the Kashmir problem has overshadowed basic development concerns in Pakistan and alienated minorities in India....
18:34, 08/14/2019

Pakistan Expels Indian Envoy, Suspends Trade Over Kashmir Pakistan has expelled the Indian envoy in Islamabad and come up with a five-point plan that includes suspension of bilateral trade following the government's move to end special status for Jammu and......
19:34, 08/07/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties with India as Kashmir row rages Pakistan decided Wednesday to downgrade diplomatic ties and halt trade with India in response to the Indian government’s move to revoke the Kashmir region’s autonomy and institute India’s rule....
20:34, 08/07/2019

Pakistan Runs Out of Options as India Tightens Grip on Kashmir Threatened with sanctions over its ties to militants, and with the cost of war perilously high, Pakistan has little recourse diplomatically or militarily....
23:51, 08/09/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic relationship with India after Kashmir vote Pakistan downgraded its diplomatic status with India on Wednesday after New Delhi stripped Jammu and Kashmir of its special autonomous status earlier in the week....
03:34, 08/08/2019

Pakistan expels Indian ambassador as Kashmir dispute escalates Pakistan said on Wednesday it would expel India's ambassador and suspend bilateral trade with its arch-rival after New Delhi stripped its portion of the contested Kashmir region of special status....
04:00, 08/08/2019

Pakistan removes Indian ambassador as Kashmir dispute escalates Neighbours China and Pakistan, which both claim parts of Kashmir, have voiced fierce opposition to India's removal of a constitutional provision that had allowed the country's only Muslim-majority state to make its own laws....
15:00, 08/08/2019

Pakistan Minister, Senator Fight In Parliament Over Debate On Kashmir Opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Senator Mushahidullah Khan and Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry abused each other in Parliament, turning a joint session into......
12:34, 08/08/2019

Irish island asks Americans to move there Down to its last 469 residents, the island of Arranmore, off the west coast of County Donegal, is appealing to Americans to move there, offering high speed internet, beautiful beaches and a sense of community....
14:51, 06/14/2019

Kashmir crisis: India-Pakistan border clashes 'kill several soldiers' At least five people have been killed in gunfire along the Kashmir border, Pakistani officials have said. The border skirmishes come amid heightened tensions in Kashmir over India's move to revoke the region's autonomy....
06:34, 08/16/2019

Pakistan calls for Trump mediation on Kashmir as region remains tense Tensions between India and Pakistan over Kashmir have the potential to blow up into a regional crisis and it is the right time for U.S. President Donald Trump to mediate, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday....
18:17, 08/04/2019

Pakistan's Imran Khan likens India's actions in Kashmir to Nazism Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has likened India's revoking of Jammu and Kashmir state's autonomy to Nazi ideology, and warned the international community that inaction would be similar to appeasing Hitler....
21:05, 08/12/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties, suspends trade with India over Kashmir Pakistan has announced it will downgrade diplomatic relations and suspend bilateral trade with India after New Delhi stripped the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir of its special status....
00:34, 08/08/2019

India's Kashmir clampdown pushes some in Pakistan to discuss rejoining militants Three decades ago, Ali Mohamad says he made a trip into Indian-controlled Kashmir to join a small armed militant group. Now he works in a shop on the Pakistani side of the region, but he hasn't given up thoughts of returning to the conflict....
11:17, 08/10/2019

Pakistan warns of war: People in the Kashmir Valley react to article 370 being revoked Since India and Pakistan obtained independence from British rule, the neighbors have fought two wars over Kashmir.        ...
21:34, 08/08/2019

First Meet Of Council Of Ministers Of New Government To Be Held Tomorrow The first meeting of the new council of ministers will be held on Wednesday in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to outline the roadmap of his government, sources said Tuesday....
15:00, 06/11/2019

"Kashmir Move Will Help Its People": President In Independence Day Speech A week after issuing an order revoking the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the constitution, President Ram Nath Kovind today said that the decisionwill ensure......
01:00, 08/15/2019

India Asks Pakistan For "Unimpeded" Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav India has asked Pakistan to provide "unimpeded" consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav in an environment free from the "fear of intimidation" and reprisal, in sync with the ruling by the International......
13:51, 08/02/2019

UN chief urges India and Pakistan to dial down tensions in wake of Kashmir attack United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday called on India and Pakistan to take steps to defuse tensions in the wake an attack in Kashmir late last week that left dozes of Indian security forces dead....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Pakistan halts train service to India, bans films over Kashmir change Pakistan halted its main train service to India on Thursday and banned Indian films as it kept up the diplomatic pressure on New Delhi for revoking the special status of Kashmir, the region at the heart of 70 years of hostility between them....
17:00, 08/08/2019

India scraps special status for Kashmir in step Pakistan calls illegal India on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir, the Himalayan region that has long been a flashpoint in ties with neighboring Pakistan, moving to grasp its only Muslim-majority region more tightly....
04:00, 08/06/2019

Shashi Tharoor Slams Pakistan, China; Terms Kashmir Peace "Artificial" Congress leader and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor on Monday sought to put Pakistan and China on the mat over Kashmir issue, but at the same time he termed the peace in Valley as "artificial."...
05:51, 08/13/2019

China says India move on Kashmir violates its territorial sovereignty China said on Tuesday it opposed India's decision to revoke the special status of Kashmir, a disputed region sandwiched among India, Pakistan and China, because it undermined China's territorial sovereignty....
17:34, 08/06/2019

"Will Escalate Problems": Digvijaya Singh On Centre's Kashmir Move Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday said the centre's move to remove Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, will further escalate the problems in the valley....
09:51, 08/14/2019

| Hundreds rally in Delhi to protest against India's Kashmir move Hundreds of people have rallied in the Indian capital to protest against the scrapping of a constitutional provision that granted special status to Indian-administered Kashmir....
01:34, 08/08/2019

Move to Revoke Kashmir’s Autonomy Draws Criticism for India The disputed territory remained in lockdown on Tuesday, as Pakistan and a growing chorus of critics warned of a streak of religious repression in India....
22:00, 08/06/2019

Congress's Janardhan Dwivedi Backs Centre's Kashmir Move. He's Not Alone While it led protests in parliament today against the government's move to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir by scrapping Article 370, the Congress was embarrassed by voices of its own leaders......
22:34, 08/05/2019

Jammu And Kashmir Ex-Interlocutors Question Centre's Move On Article 370 Two former interlocutors of Jammu and Kashmir today questioned the Centre's move to revoke Article 370 without holding consultations with all stakeholders....
22:34, 08/05/2019

US Calls For Peace Along Line Of Control After Centre's Move On Kashmir After the government's move to end Jammu and Kashmir's special status under Article 370 of the constitution, Washington on Monday urged respect for rights and called for the maintenance of peace along......
03:34, 08/06/2019

For Syama Prasad Mookerjee's Nephew, Kashmir Move A "Consolation" The centre's move to revoke Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, is "not a matter of celebration", Justice Chhittatosh Mookerjee, the nephew of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder......
12:00, 08/06/2019

Donald Trump asks Kim Jong Un to meet him at the DMZ Months after talks with Pyongyang broke down, President Donald Trump said he would like to visit the demilitarized zone and "shake hands" with the North Korean leader. Trump refered to the DMZ as a "real border."...
05:51, 06/29/2019

U.N. Security Council calls for ceasefire in Libya The United Nations Security Council called on all parties to the Libya conflict on Friday to commit to a ceasefire and return to U.N.-led mediation, said Indonesian U.N. Ambassador Dian Triansyah Djani, president of the 15-member body for May....
20:17, 05/10/2019

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on a migrant detention center near Tripoli....
23:00, 07/05/2019

UN Security Council to visit Colombia in July UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council will be heading to Colombia in July for a firsthand look at implementation of the 2016 peace agreement between the government and the country’s main rebel group. Peruvian Ambassador Gustavo Meza-Cuadra and Deputy British Ambassador Jonathan Allen...
01:51, 06/27/2019

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.'s most powerful body for the first time alongside Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam....
21:00, 06/07/2019

India forces arrest 500 in Kashmir as Pakistan suspends key train service to disputed region Indian security forces have arrested at least 500 people in Kashmir since the Hindu nationalist government instituted a blackout and lockdown in the disputed region....
18:34, 08/08/2019

Pakistan's PM warns of suicide attacks, war after India ends disputed Kashmir's special status Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan warned of new suicide bombings in the disputed territory of Kashmir region after the Indian government rescinded the region's autonomy....
05:00, 08/07/2019

India denies Pakistan's claims of illegal bombs amid renewed tensions over Kashmir Pakistan accused India on Saturday of using illegal cluster bombs, killing two civilians and wounding 11, in the contested Kashmir region that both countries claim....
18:51, 08/03/2019

In Kashmir Move, Critics Say, Modi Is Trying to Make India a Hindu Nation The prime minister says that eliminating Kashmir’s autonomy was just a reorganization. Others see an attack on India’s secular identity and a historic blow to its democracy....
08:00, 08/07/2019

On Government's Kashmir Move, Shashi Tharoor Raises Terror Concern Congress's Shashi Tharoor today said the fallout of the government's massive step on Jammu and Kashmir could be a spike in terrorism. The end to special status and a corresponding bifurcation could......
15:34, 08/06/2019

"Extremely Regressive, Autocratic": Kamal Haasan Shreds Kashmir Move Measures to end the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir and split the state into two union territories were "a clear assault on democracy", actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan said, as the......
22:34, 08/05/2019

"Was Long Pending": Mayawati Backs Centre On Jammu And Kashmir Move Mayawati claimed the Buddhist community living in Jammu and Kashmir are also happy with the Centre's decision of making Ladakh a separate union territory....
15:34, 08/06/2019

India's Modi trumpets Kashmir move, but local support is scarce Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi trumpeted his abolition of Kashmir's special status in an Independence Day speech on Thursday, but there was little sign that he had won over people in the region's biggest city - and a deadly border clash with Pakistan added to tensions....
21:34, 08/15/2019

Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah Arrested After Centre's Move On Kashmir Jammu and Kashmir's former chief ministers Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah, who were placed under house arrest late last evening, have been formally arrested, sources said. Mehbooba Mufti has been......
22:34, 08/05/2019

Top Army Officer In Kashmir Assures Readiness Amid Article 370 Move A top Army commander chaired a meeting of the core group of intelligence and security agencies in Srinagar on Tuesday and assured a high level of readiness to thwart inimical designs, the Army said....
12:00, 08/06/2019

Foreign Ministry Briefed UN's Permanent Members On Kashmir Move: Sources The foreign ministry today briefed the UN Security Council's five permanent members and the foreign media on the government's momentous move on Jammu and Kashmir - ending the state's special status......
22:34, 08/05/2019

Modi's 'bold' Kashmir move draws praise, criticism in India Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to revoke special status for the disputed Kashmir region is a bold gamble to end a three-decades old armed revolt and draw the territory closer to the rest of India, the country's media said on Tuesday....
17:34, 08/06/2019

"Sinister": Mehbooba Mufti Condemns Centre's Article 370 Move In Kashmir Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who is among those placed under house arrest, has hit out at the government after Article 370 of the constitution, which grants special status......
10:17, 08/05/2019

Time To Move On: Foreign Ministry On Donald Trump's Kashmir Remarks Preferring to look at the larger picture of Indo-US ties and ignore President Donald Trump's recent remarks on Kashmir, India said on Thursday that it has made its position known on the issue and the......
02:00, 07/26/2019

UN Security Council condemns attacks on oil tankers, but not Iran A closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council Monday afternoon on the recent attacks on oil tankers and a U.S. drone ended without a condemnation of Iran....
02:51, 06/25/2019

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head of parliament's foreign affairs committee, said on Friday, RIA news agency reported....
21:34, 05/24/2019

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas rulers and Palestinian Islamic Jihad renounce their vows to destroy Israel and stop carrying out violent acts....
19:00, 05/22/2019

UN Security Council delays response to Libya air strike The United Nations Security Council has failed to deliver a joint statement on the bombing of a migrant detention center in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Diplomatic sources said US officials delayed agreement on a text....
06:17, 07/04/2019

Imran Khan Says Kashmir Can't Be Resolved "Bilaterally" After Trump Meet Buoyed by US President Donald Trump's offer of mediation on Kashmir, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said today that the contentious issue between the two South Asian neighbours can never be......
08:00, 07/23/2019

Kashmir Seethes Under Indian Security Clampdown As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised peace and prosperity for the disputed region of Kashmir in an Independence Day speech, Indian paramilitary forces blocked off streets in its largest city....
01:34, 08/16/2019

France Pushes For India, Others As Permanent UN Security Council Members India and nations like Germany, Brazil and Japan are "absolutely needed" as permanent members of a reformed and enlarged UN Security Council to better reflect contemporary realities and the addition......
06:34, 05/07/2019

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster, a council diplomat said....
09:17, 06/04/2019

Israel’s U.N. Ambassador gives the U.N. Security Council a history lesson on the Bible In what was an unusual sight for the Security Council, Israel’s ambassador Danny Danon during his speech covered his head with a black Yarmulke and picked up the Hebrew Bible and quoted from Genesis where God spoke to Abraham....
20:51, 04/30/2019

UN Security Council Chief Refuses To Comment On Pak Letter On Article 370 UN Security Council or UNSC President Joanna Wronecka on Thursday refused to comment on Pakistan's letter to the world body regarding abrogation of Article 370 by India that granted a special status......
10:00, 08/09/2019

UN Security Council visits Colombia as peace worries mount The United Nations Security Council is getting a firsthand look at the challenges of peace nearly three years into Colombia’s historic accord with leftist rebels...
23:17, 07/12/2019

"10 Years Of Debate, No Result": India, G4 On UN Security Council Reform India along with the other G-4 nations today strongly criticised the "very frustrating" developments in the UN Security Council reform process this year, expressing their displeasure and......
11:34, 06/28/2019

U.S., Germany slam China at U.N. Security Council over Xinjiang: diplomats The United States and Germany slammed China during a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting on Tuesday for detaining more than one million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims, accusing Beijing of depriving them of their rights, diplomats said....
01:51, 07/03/2019

Woman: Hand-licking former UN Security Council president raped me twice A Rwandan woman says she was raped twice by a United Nations ambassador — who allegedly licked her hand and made other creepy advances before having his way with her in a Manhattan hotel, according to a new lawsuit. The then-21-year-old accuser says she was working as a summer intern for the UN when...
04:00, 06/15/2019

Pakistan’s PM to visit US, meet with Trump in July ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani top official says the country’s Prime Minister Imran Khan will travel to the U.S. to meet with President Donald Trump in late July. Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry said Sunday this would be the first high-level engagement between the two countries wh...
13:51, 06/30/2019

Indian Prime Minister Modi Defends Move to Revoke Kashmir’s Special Status (NEW DELHI) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government’s controversial measure to strip the disputed Kashmir region of its statehood and special constitutional provisions in an Independence Day speech Thursday, as about 4 million Kashmiris stayed indoors for the 11th d...
13:34, 08/15/2019

Troop Deployment In Kashmir Based On Security Needs, Says Centre Amid reports about a surge in troops posted in Jammu and Kashmir in the past few weeks, the Home Ministry said today that deployment in the state was based on the assessment of the internal security......
13:51, 08/02/2019

India orders students, tourists out of Kashmir for security Thousands of Indian visitors and students are fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine “to curtail their stay” in the disputed territory, citing security concerns...
05:17, 08/04/2019

Security lockdown in place in Indian-controlled Kashmir An indefinite security lockdown was in place in the Indian-controlled portion of divided Kashmir with thousands of newly deployed soldiers in the increasingly tense region...
06:17, 08/05/2019

Security Withdrawal Questioned After BJP Leader's Killing In Kashmir After the killing of BJP leader Gul Mohammad Mir by suspected terrorists in south Kashmir, serious questions of deliberate security lapses have been raised by his family as well as politicians in......
04:17, 05/06/2019

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder Raina, officials said Saturday....
18:34, 06/08/2019

India imposes security lockdown in disputed Kashmir An indefinite security lockdown has been imposed in Indian controlled Kashmir as tensions have soared along the highly militarized frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region...
00:17, 08/05/2019

Top Court Asks Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers To Meet Assembly Speaker At 6pm The Supreme Court will today hear the plea of rebel Congress-JD(S) lawmakers alleging that the Karnataka Assembly Speaker was not accepting their resignations deliberately as the political crisis in......
10:00, 07/11/2019

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions produced by the United States and by Russia were presented. Neither text was adopted as the US draft was vetoed and the Russian draft failing to secure ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Trump's Middle East envoy faces resistance at U.N. Security Council A plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians cannot rely on global consensus, inconclusive international law and "unclear" United Nations resolutions, U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday, sparking pushback from several countries....
01:00, 07/24/2019

U.N. Security Council adds Islamic State satellite to terror blacklist The U.N. Security Council has added an Islamic State-linked group to a sanctions blacklist, due to terrorism links and dozens of attacks it's accused of carrying out in Afghanistan and Pakistan....
22:17, 05/15/2019

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabilities in conflict situations and to ensure they have access to justice, basic services and unimpeded humanitarian assistance....
23:34, 06/20/2019

UN Security Council To Hold Meeting Over North Korea Missile Tests The United Nations Security Council will meet behind closed doors on Thursday to discuss North Korea's recent ballistic missiles tests, diplomats said....
01:51, 08/01/2019

Two-thirds of U.N. Security Council ask U.N. chief for Syria hospital attacks inquiry Two-thirds of the United Nations Security Council - including the United States, Britain and France - asked Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday to investigate attacks on U.N.-supported medical facilities in northwest Syria, diplomats said....
01:51, 07/31/2019

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for the Afghan people”....
18:17, 04/28/2019

US thwarts UN Security Council condemnation of attack on Libya migrant center The UN Security Council failed to issue a statement condemning the bombing in Libya. Washington earlier criticized the attack as "abhorrent," but did not call for a ceasefire....
15:34, 07/04/2019

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violence in Darfur, and those who have suffered at the hands of the brutal military crackdown earlier this month.  ...
21:00, 06/19/2019

Trump’s Mideast envoy blasts UN Security Council over peace process President Trump’s Middle East envoy lashed out Tuesday at the United Nations Security Council over its handling of peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians, taking aim at what he called “the constant drumbeat of tired rhetoric that is designed to prevent progress and bypass direct negotiati...
07:17, 07/24/2019

UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’ Security Council members issued a statement on Monday offering “their full support” to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, after he had reportedly come in for criticism by the Government....
23:34, 06/11/2019

'Entire' North Korean WMD program violates U.N. security council resolutions: U.S. North Korea's "entire" weapons of mass destruction program violates U.N. security council resolutions, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday when asked about recent missile launches by Pyongyang....
21:34, 05/28/2019

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current situation in the country....
21:51, 07/16/2019

Calgary city council discuss water security, stormwater management With a growing population and the likelihood the region will become drier, Calgary city council began discussing strategies to protect the region's water security and stormwater management....
05:00, 05/14/2019

Tory candidate asks court to move federal election date off Jewish holiday Under federal law, election day can be no later than Oct. 21, the date of the Jewish holiday known as Shemini Atzeret, when Orthodox Jews are not permitted to work, vote or campaign....
00:51, 06/08/2019

Experts From India, Pakistan To Meet On July 14: Pak Official Experts from India and Pakistan will meet on Sunday at the Wagah border to discuss the draft agreement for finalising the modalities of the Kartarpur corridor and related technical issues, Pakistan......
20:34, 07/11/2019

As Tensions Rise In Jammu And Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti Calls All-Party Meet An all-party meeting has been called in Jammu and Kashmir today evening by former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, following rising tension over the build-up of troops to address an increase in......
13:51, 08/04/2019

US Senator Asks FBI to Probe FaceApp Over Security Concerns US Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a national security and privacy investigation into FaceApp, a face-editing photo app developed in......
09:17, 07/18/2019

‘We Have Taken an Historic Decision.’ Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Addresses Nation On Kashmir Move The revocation of Kashmir’s autonomy was an “historic decision” that will benefit both the region and the rest of India, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday in a national address. In the speech, which came after India stripped Indian-controlled Kashmir of its autonomy...
07:34, 08/09/2019

As tariff hike looms, China asks U.S. to meet it halfway, denies backtracking China appealed to the United States to meet it halfway to salvage a deal that could end their trade war, with its chief negotiator in Washington for two days of talks hoping to stave off U.S. tariff hikes set to be triggered on Friday....
21:34, 05/09/2019

Thousands of Indians flee Kashmir after security advisory: officials Thousands of Indian tourists, pilgrims and workers have started leaving the disputed region of Kashmir, leaving for home after a security alert from the local government related to possible militant attacks, two government officials said on Saturday....
18:51, 08/03/2019

As Pilgrims Are Advised To Leave Kashmir, Concerns About Security Threat Amarnath Yatra pilgrims and tourists have been asked by the Jammu and Kashmir government to "immediately" cut short their stay in the Kashmir Valley and go back, in an unprecedented advisory amid......
01:51, 08/03/2019

Thousands of Indians flee Kashmir after security advisory: official Thousands of Indians have started leaving the disputed region of Kashmir after the local government issued a security alert related to possible militant attacks in the area, a senior government official said on Saturday....
12:17, 08/03/2019

Heightened security and anxiety in Kashmir amid fears of unrest People queue for hours for petrol and cash, following evacuation of thousands of tourists and pilgrimsPeople across the Indian-administered side of Kashmir queued for hours outside petrol stations and cash machines on Sunday following a heightening of security measures that has prompted fears of unr...
00:17, 08/05/2019

Asia-Pacific Group Backs India For Non-Permanent UN Security Council Seat In a highly significant diplomatic win for India and testament to its global stature, India's candidature for a non-permanent seat at the powerful UN Security Council for a two-year term has been......
10:34, 06/26/2019

Security Council must ‘come together’ to address the plight of children trapped in armed conflict, says UN envoy It is “vitally important” that the Security Council “come together” on the current plight of children affected by armed conflict across the globe”, Virginia Gamba, the United Nations Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict said on Friday....
01:17, 08/03/2019

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, describing them as “central to sustainable solutions” to challenges facing the Organization worldwide....
18:17, 04/28/2019

UN suspending handover of camps in Darfur, peacekeeping chief tells Security Council The joint African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), is suspending the handover of any more camps for displaced civilians to the Sudanese military, against a backdrop of worsening violence and insecurity across the country....
19:00, 06/14/2019

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high seas and pose “immediate danger to people’s lives and safety”, the UN anti-drugs and crime chief warned the Security Council on Tuesday....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Five years on from ISIL ‘caliphate’ proclamation in Iraq, Security Council makes first-ever visit The Security Council has concluded a first-ever visit to Iraq on Saturday, five years on from the proclamation, by the ISIL terrorist group, of a “caliphate” in the country. The visit, which also took in a trip to Kuwait, saw the members meet senior government, UN and humanitarian officials to discu...
23:00, 07/01/2019

Yemeni children ‘dying right now’ due to food aid diversions Beasley warns Security Council Food continues to be taken “from the mouths of hungry little boys and little girls” in many areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels, warned the head of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday, who said the agency would be forced to suspend some food assistance within days, unless agreements a...
20:51, 06/17/2019

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was behind attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last month....
20:34, 06/07/2019

St. Vincent and the Grenadines breaks a record, as smallest ever Security Council seat holder Following a secret ballot held on Friday, the UN General Assembly elected five countries to the Security Council, including St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the smallest nation ever to secure a seat. Also elected were Estonia, Niger, Tunisia, Viet Nam....
06:17, 06/08/2019

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, stating that “our cooperation with the League of Arab States is pivotal”. ...
00:17, 06/14/2019

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representative of the United Nations in the country, told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that its people have established a “broad consensus” against furth...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Imran Khan Talks Kashmir With Donald Trump Ahead Of United Nations Meet Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today discussed New Delhi's recent move on Jammu and Kashmir with United States President Donald Trump over the phone, even as the United Nations Security Council......
19:34, 08/16/2019

In rare move, Pakistan military agrees to budget cut amid economic woes, PM says Pakistan's powerful military has agreed in a rare move to cut its hefty budget for a year to help ease the South Asian country's "critical financial situation", Prime Minister Imran Khan said....
10:00, 06/05/2019

India independence day celebration takes place under strict security in Kashmir Drones and helicopters fly above heavily fortified cricket stadium as Indian flag unfurledA ceremony in Kashmir to mark India’s independence day had been held under strict security inside a heavily fortified cricket stadium while residents remained under curfew.Drones and helicopters flew overhead a...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Drone Seized Near High Security Jail In Jammu And Kashmir's Kishtwar A drone, which was hovering over a high security jail in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district, has been seized after it crashed, officials said Wednesday....
20:00, 07/03/2019

Amit Shah To Review Amarnath Security During Kashmir Visit Tomorrow Union Home Minister Amit Shah will review security arrangements for the Amarnath Yatra during his visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. "He will chair the Unified Headquarter meeting and review......
23:00, 06/24/2019

India Imposes a Security Lockdown and Shuts Down the Internet on Parts of Kashmir (SRINAGAR, India) — An indefinite security lockdown was in place in the Indian-controlled portion of divided Kashmir on Monday, stranding millions in their homes as authorities also suspended some internet services and deployed thousands of fresh troops around the increasingly tense region. Me...
16:34, 08/05/2019

Jammu And Kashmir Leader's Security Officer Shot Dead By Terrorists A police constable posted as a Personal Security Officer to National Conference leader and former judge Syed Tauqeer was shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag on Sunday....
18:34, 07/14/2019

‘Young people care about peace’: UN Youth Envoy delivers key message to Security Council After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth Councils in Denmark, the UN’s Youth Envoy visited the Security Council on Wednesday with a simple message from the field that “young people care about peace”....
02:00, 07/18/2019

Attempt to defy international law over Golan sovereignty ‘doomed to failure’ Security Council hears A majority of Security Council members on Wednesday stressed the importance of upholding international law regarding the occupied Golan , in the face of the unilateral move by the United States to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over them....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Security Council discusses chemical weapons use in Syria following latest global watchdog report The UN Security Council met behind closed doors on Wednesday, to discuss the latest findings of the global chemical weapons watchdog in Syria, which concluded that there were “reasonable grounds” that a chemical attack took place during the crucial battle for control of Eastern Ghouta, last April....
19:17, 04/28/2019

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistance and protection, and more than 5.6 million Syrians are living as refugees across the region....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Threat from petty criminals who turn to terrorism, a growing concern, Security Council hears The less predictable threats represented by small-time criminals who have opportunistically embraced terrorism, are a source of growing concern, the UN Security Council heard on Tuesday. That warning came from Tamara Makarenko, an International Consultant, who works with the UN Interregional Crime a...
04:00, 07/10/2019

Persistent threat of war erodes prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior United Nations envoy told the Security Council on Thursday, warning that these actions “collectively ero...
08:51, 07/28/2019

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller asked the Security Council on Tuesday, the hard-hitting question: “Can’t this Council t...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Climate change recognized as ‘threat multiplier’, UN Security Council debates its impact on peace As climate change is increasingly recognized as a “threat multiplier” by scientists, political representatives, and civil society across the world, the United Nations Security Council held an open debate on Friday to discuss its concrete impact on peace and security, and focus on tangible ways to di...
18:34, 04/28/2019

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber on Thursday that while safeguards were stronger, “compliance has deteriorated”.   “We are rightly critical when assessing the state of the protection o...
20:17, 05/23/2019

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a civil war which could lead to the permanent division of the country”....
20:34, 05/21/2019

Pakistan PM to meet Trump hoping to mend fences, attract investment Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan travels to the United States on Sunday hoping the arrest of a militant leader with a $10 million U.S. bounty on his head and progress in Afghan peace talks will help secure a favorable reception....
11:34, 07/19/2019

Imran Khan To Meet Trump On July 22, Says Pakistan Foreign Office Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will meet US President Donald Trump on July 22 and their focus will be on improving the ties between the two countries, the country's Foreign Office said on......
15:51, 07/04/2019

Nonprofit asks for security cost of Eric Trump’s golf trip CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — How much did it cost U.S. taxpayers to provide security for Eric Trump on a recent golf trip to Trump golf courses in Scotland? That’s what the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington wants to find out. The Charlotte Observer...
15:34, 05/30/2019

White House asks Congress for $4.5B to cover aid, security at U.S.-Mexico border The White House on Wednesday sent a request to Congress for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to cover humanitarian assistance and beef up security at the U.S.-Mexico border, where it says Central American migrants are cro...
20:34, 05/01/2019

U.S. Senator Schumer asks FBI, FTC to probe Russia's FaceApp over security concerns U.S. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a national security and privacy investigation into FaceApp, a face-editing photo app developed in Russia, in a letter sent on Wednesday....
12:17, 07/18/2019

Taliban Attack Security Checkpoint and Hospital in Pakistan At least nine people were killed, including six police officers, and 30 others wounded in a two-pronged assault in the northwest of the country, officials said....
19:51, 07/21/2019

Kashmir: Security concerns to limit economic gains from loss of special status India's decision to revoke Jammu and Kashmir's special status is expected to boost investments in the disputed region. But a volatile security situation and local hostility are likely to keep potential investors at bay....
12:00, 08/09/2019

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval's Chat With Sheep Traders In Kashmir National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, who is camping in Jammu and Kashmir amid a lockdown over centre's decision to scrap special status to the state, was on Saturday seen enquiring about sheep from a......
16:51, 08/10/2019

UN rights chief ‘strongly condemns’ attack on Indian security forces in Kashmir The top United Nations human rights official has strongly condemned the suicide bomb attack against Indian security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on 14 February and has called on authorities to bring those responsible to justice....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes: Security Council condemns attack The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the “severely traumatized” surviving migrants and refugees, UN aid agencies said on Friday, reiterating their appeal to close all such facilities in the em...
15:17, 07/27/2019

With Libyans now ‘fighting the wars of others’ inside their own country, UN envoy urges Security Council action to end violence Fighting in Libya “shows no signs of abating”, the head of the United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL), told the Security Council on Monday, painting a grim picture of worsening humanitarian conditions, and warning that the instability and influx of foreign weapons is fueling a proxy war in the nort...
23:51, 07/29/2019

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in strengthening political stability and good governance. The Office, named BINUH, will replace the 15-year long peacekeeping mission, MINUJUSTH, on October ...
23:17, 06/25/2019

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitarian problem” facing the country, where close to seven million people are in dire need of aid, and some 5,000 people continue to flee across borders ev...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on international peace and security, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council during a high-level debate on Tuesday....
18:17, 04/28/2019

‘Firmly united’ Security Council can bolster Colombia’s efforts to secure lasting peace, says UN envoy The Colombian peace process is an outstanding example of how much support the United Nations can provide when the Security Council is ‘firmly united’, a senior UN envoy said on Friday, calling for the 15-member body’s continued commitment as the country works to overcome secure lasting peace. ...
04:00, 07/20/2019

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator once again described “the latest horror facing civilians”, pleading for greater humanitarian access....
23:17, 06/25/2019

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in armed conflict. The aim is to encourage countries to fulfil their obligations, take action to step up prevention, and tackle the issue earlier, so that u...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more international support, “lots of time and lots of hard work,” the top United Nations official in the country said on Tuesday.  ...
01:51, 05/22/2019

Security Council gravely concerned by Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, demands immediate end to violence hampering response The UN Security Council on Friday expressed grave concern about the current Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and stressed the urgency of broad cooperation in the response, as “the disease could spread rapidly, including to neighbouring countries, possibly having se...
21:51, 08/02/2019

Pakistan's Khan to meet Trump at White House amid strained ties Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is set to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday amid strained relations between the two nations as Islamabad seeks foreign investment and the United States wants help on ending the war in Afghanistan and fighting militants....
17:34, 07/22/2019

Homeland Security asks military to build tent cities for migrants near border The Department of Homeland Security has asked the military to build half a dozen tent cities near the southern border to house some 7,500 migrants, according to a report. A Defense Department spokesman confirmed to NBC News that DHS made the request, which acting Secretary Patrick Shanahan is expect...
15:34, 05/16/2019

MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle asks if Trump could be reported as a 'security threat' following ABC interview MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle questioned whether President Trump will be reported to the authorities as a "security threat" following his interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos. ...
03:51, 06/13/2019

Monzo discovers security flaw, asks some customers to change card numbers British digital bank Monzo has asked around half a million of its customers to change their card PIN (personal identification number) after discovering a security flaw in its system....
15:00, 08/06/2019

House panel chair asks watchdog for probe of Homeland Security leaders The chairman of a U.S. House panel asked an internal watchdog on Friday to investigate whether top officials at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. border service knew about a Facebook group where agents posted racist and misogynistic comments....
05:00, 07/06/2019

US Unlikely To Lift Pakistan Security Aid Freeze, Hints Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Monday hinted that he is unlikely to lift the freeze of security assistance to Pakistan till the time he is satisfied with Islamabad's actions against terrorist networks....
08:00, 07/23/2019

Pakistan: Pashtun group attacks security post, wounding 5 PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani military says supporters of a local, minority Pashtun group attacked a security post in the country’s northwest near the Afghan border, wounding five soldiers. It says three of the attackers were killed and 10 were wounded. Sunday’s statement says the ...
14:34, 05/26/2019

‘Do something’; UN relief chief urges Security Council action to stop the Syrian carnage unfolding ‘in front of your eyes’ Bombing and shelling in Syria for more than 90 days by the Government and Russia have led to “carnage in the so-called de-escalation zone” of Idlib, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday, in his seventh update since the “current onslaught” began....
00:17, 07/31/2019

African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadly unrest JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadly unrest....
15:51, 06/06/2019

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomatic forum for peace and security, factors their needs into its work. ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

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 Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday.  ...
20:51, 06/12/2019

UN Security Council ‘utterly failed’ Syrian detainees; a victim voices her plea to ‘end impunity and stop this horror’  The Security Council has “utterly failed Syrian detainees and their families”, Amina Khoulani, Co-founder of Families for Freedom, told the Security Council on Wednesday, during a meeting focussed on those who have been jailed or gone missing across Syria, during years of brutal conflict. ...
23:34, 08/07/2019

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until mid-June. ...
02:51, 05/23/2019

Voices of Afghan women ‘must be heard at the table in the peace process and beyond’ UN deputy chief tells Security Council Afghan women have “paid a high price” during their country’s conflict over nearly the past four decades, the United Nations deputy chief told the Security Council on Friday, following fresh “horrific attacks” on Thursday....
22:34, 07/26/2019

‘Deadly environment’ plus ‘political and social’ obstacles hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo, Security Council hears The problems of eradicating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not only medical, but also linked “to a variety of political and social factors”, the head of the UN mission in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday....
20:17, 07/24/2019

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagreed over the appropriate response to mass protests in the South American country and competing claims...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Huawei lawsuit: Chinese tech company asks court to deem US security law unconstitutional Huawei filed a motion in U.S. court Wednesday challenging a a law limiting its sales of telecom equipment, the latest in the ongoing class.        ...
06:51, 05/29/2019

Priyanka Chopra defends 'victory to India' tweet after being accused of stoking Pakistan and Kashmir tensions Actress Priyanka Chopra was confronted at a beauty event in Los Angeles over a tweet in which she appeared to praise Indian military strikes in Pakistan....
02:51, 08/13/2019

Gunmen battle security forces in five-star hotel in Pakistan: officials Three gunmen attacked a luxury hotel in Pakistan's southwestern port city of Gwadar on Saturday, killing at least one guard and battling security forces from inside the building, security officials and the army said....
17:17, 05/11/2019

Pakistan security forces kill attackers after raid on luxury hotel Pakistani security forces have killed three separatist insurgents who had stormed a luxury hotel in the port city of Gwadar 24 hours earlier, the military said on Sunday....
14:51, 05/12/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new members at the Security Council; the plight of migrants in Libya; war rules violations in Syria; human rights in Australia and the Philippines....
22:34, 06/07/2019

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere, Security Council warned A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels, the UN Special Envoy to the country told the Security Council on Monday, warning however that war shows “no sign of abating” elsewhere....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Three UN workers killed following Benghazi car bomb attack, as Security Council meets in emergency session, honours their ‘ultimate sacrifice’ Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday condemned a car bomb attack in front of a shopping mall in the Libyan city of Benghazi, which left three UN workers dead, and three others injured, with dozens of civilians also wounded. ...
01:17, 08/11/2019

Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit and letter’ of Ukraine agreements to be upheld, as Russia issues simplified citizenship decree The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any unilateral steps” that could undermine efforts to demilitarize the eastern conflict zone....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior United Nations envoy told the Security Council on Thursday, warning that these actions “collectively ero...
19:51, 06/20/2019

Presidential election: ‘Key moment’ to reaffirm Afghanistan’s democratic political structure, UN mission chief tells Security Council  The presidential election scheduled for 28 September will be a “key moment to reaffirm the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s democratic political structure”, the United Nations mission chief in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday. ...
23:34, 06/19/2019

Davis Cup: Pakistan Tennis Chief Promises India Full-Proof Security Pakistan Tennis Federation President Salim Saifullah Khan assured that the contest will be held in safe and secure environment, promising "impressive hospitality" to India....
03:17, 08/05/2019

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work towards an enduring political solution on behalf of the Syrian people....
20:51, 05/17/2019

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calling on Secretary-General António Guterres “to play a role” in bringing countries to the table....
06:17, 06/25/2019

Germany pressures Huawei to meet security requirements German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier, on a visit to China, told Huawei's CEO that all operators must fulfill security requirements. Germany has stood out against US pressure to ban the company from 5G deals....
19:00, 06/21/2019

Huawei: 'No doubt' that we will meet German 5G security standards Huawei, the Chinese technology and telecoms group hit by U.S. sanctions, said on Monday it was confident of meeting the security requirements that Germany is setting for its fifth-generation mobile networks....
04:51, 06/25/2019

Sudan: security forces move in on Khartoum protesters with live fire Security forces attempt to disperse long-running sit-in outside defence ministrySudanese security forces have used live ammunition in a major operation to disperse protesters in central Khartoum, witnesses and Arab television stations have reported.A medical association affiliated with protesters sa...
12:51, 06/03/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan crisis, the opening of the annual Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the UN Security Council's condemnation of the Sri Lanka attacks, and an upcoming UN...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Mamata Banerjee Promises Better Security At Meet With Striking Doctors Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today suggested 10-point security measures for safety of doctors in hospitals that would prevent a recurrence of attacks by relatives of patients....
16:00, 06/17/2019

Top Pentagon brass meet to discuss security crisis in Venezuela U.S. national security officials met at the Pentagon Friday morning to discuss the ongoing crisis in Venezuela as the United States prepares for its next move....
19:34, 05/03/2019

It is up to Huawei to demonstrate they meet our security requirements, Germany's Altmaier says Germany expects Huawei to demonstrate that it is able to meet its security requirements for participating in building up the country's 5G network, the German economy minister said after a meeting with Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei in Shanghai on Friday....
14:00, 06/21/2019

Weakened Xi heads to meet Modi and Putin at security conference Smiling broadly as he strode into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in June 2018 alongside a group of world leaders, Chinese President Xi Jinping had never looked stronger....
09:17, 06/14/2019

Trump to meet security officials on Afghanistan as concerns mount about US withdrawal President Trump is expected to meet with his top national security advisers on Friday to review a US-Taliban peace plan that could end America's longest running war -- but could also trigger a surrender for the US and a betrayal of the Afghan government, critics say....
07:00, 08/16/2019

NY Mayor Bill de Blasio Reportedly Used NYPD Security Detail to Move Daughter Out of Apartment New York Mayor and Democratic presidential long shot Bill de Blasio reportedly used members of his NYPD security detail to move his daughter out of her Sunset Park Brooklyn apartment....
23:00, 08/05/2019

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for children in Middle East and North Africa, climate and migration links Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, climate crisis to have ‘extensive’ effect on human settlement...
21:51, 08/02/2019

Top U.S., Israeli, Russian security officials to meet in Jerusalem in June: White House White House national security adviser John Bolton and his Israeli and Russian counterparts will meet in Jerusalem in June to discuss regional security issues, the White House said on Wednesday....
00:17, 05/30/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: US-DPRK relationship reset, ‘Horrific’ Kabul bombing, Anti-conscription plan in Syria, Climate change heat stress, Security Council in Iraq This Monday, we cover: Guterres welcomes possible US-DPRK diplomatic upgrade; Taliban attack hits schools; UN-Syria action plan on child soldiers; Climate change heat stress impacts economy; and first-ever Security Council visit to Iraq. ...
03:34, 07/02/2019

World ‘off track’ to meet most Sustainable Development Goals on hunger, food security and nutrition Key parts of the Global Goals agenda linked to achieving zero-hunger are “off-track”, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday, in an appeal for much greater public investment in farming....
21:51, 07/18/2019

Shanahan to meet Chinese counterpart at Singapore security conference as he lays out US strategy to counter China’s military expansionism SHANAHAN AT SHANGRI-LA: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is in Singapore today, where he is scheduled to deliver a major speech announcing the Pentagon’s new strategy for the Indo-Asia Pacific. The venue is the annual international security conference known as the Shangri-La Dialogue, and S...
15:34, 05/31/2019

On Stranger Things, the plot starts to move, but no one can move on “It’s probably for his muscles or something,” Max tells El as the two stand over a now-melted ice bath in the Mayfield-Hargrove bathroom. “He works out like a maniac.” Even before El finds the missing lifeguard’s fanny pack and her bloody whistle, we know Billy’s bags of ice are not “for his muscles...
20:34, 07/04/2019

Politicians need to move fast as Facebook & Co move into finance - BIS Politicians need to quickly coordinate regulatory responses to new risks from technology companies like Facebook moving into finance, though banks won't be squeezed out anytime soon, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said on Sunday....
06:00, 06/24/2019

Politicians need to move fast as Facebook & Co move into finance: BIS Politicians need to quickly coordinate regulatory responses to new risks from technology companies like Facebook moving into finance, though banks won't be squeezed out anytime soon, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said on Sunday....
20:00, 06/23/2019

‘I Waited Eight Years.’ Meet the K-Pop Superfans Who Spent Their Savings to Meet Their Favorite Idols In her room at the AC Hotel in Times Square, Hayley Baye selected her outfit with purpose. For her first time at KCON, the Korean culture convention featuring performances from some of K-pop’s buzziest groups, the 24-year-old executive assistant dressed up as Wooyoung — a charismatic mem...
06:17, 07/25/2019

Duchess, Meet Queen? Beyoncé and Meghan Markle May Meet at The Lion King’s London Premiere They’re two of the world’s most famous women (with equally famous husbands), are both working moms, share a few famous friends and both even sport royal titles (albeit one slightly more official than the other). But have Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle and Queen Bey ever met?...
07:00, 07/02/2019

China: US an ‘initiator’ of security concerns, undermines global security with 'power politics' China accused the United States on Wednesday of undermining global stability with unilateral policies and “power politics” as the Defense Ministry issued the first comprehensive outline of its policies since President Xi Jinping came to power more than six years ago....
02:00, 07/25/2019

Four security forces members killed in shooting in Iraq: security official Four security forces members were killed and four wounded in shooting in the Iraqi town of Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, Security Media Cell said in a statement early on Tuesday....
06:34, 06/04/2019

Home security sale at SimpliSafe: save 15% and get a free security camera If you want to beef up your home security and save money, then you've come to the right place. SimpliSafe is offering 15% off a home security system and including a free security camera that normally retails for $99. This limited-time offer ends at midnight on July 31. SimpliSafe is a well-kno...
17:00, 07/23/2019

Security Ministry approves roll-out of tasers across security forces, police Officers will "be able to deal with situations" which do not require the use of force "without employing firearms," new Security Ministry decree declares....
20:51, 05/07/2019

Inside a Google Titan Bluetooth security key – high security, low durability The Google Titan Bluetooth two-factor security key might be the best way to protect your account from hackers and phishing attacks, but the hardware itself is a big disappointment....
13:17, 06/12/2019

Man arrested after allegedly rushing Phoenix airport security checkpoint, injuring security officers Two security officers with the Transportation Security Administration were injured Tuesday when a man allegedly attempted to rush a security checkpoint in the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport....
00:00, 06/19/2019

Global security officials to hammer out united 5G security approach Global cooperation is key to ensuring the security of 5G networks, cyber security officials said on Thursday at a meeting in Prague aimed at hammering out how to combat threats as nations begin rolling out next-generation telecoms equipment....
22:51, 05/02/2019

| 5G rollout poses no security threats - State Security Agency Minister of State Security Ayanda Dlodlo says information shared with 'strategic investment partners' in the rollout of 5G in South Africa would be governed by adequate existing laws and regulations....
14:51, 07/27/2019

Amazon home security systems: the Blink home security camera gets a price cut Secure your home and snag a killer with the best-selling Blink Indoor Home Security System at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the two-camera kit on sale for $111.99. That's a $28 discount and the best price we've seen for the top-rated home security system. The Blink home security...
01:00, 06/14/2019

Russia to ban Atlantic Council NGO once led by US envoy Russian prosecutors decided to ban the pro-western Atlantic Council NGO after finding its activities pose a threat to Russia's "constitutional order." The NGO representatives say they were not informed about the move....
15:17, 07/26/2019

GST Council To Consider Reducing Tax On Electric Vehicles The GST Council will consider reducing tax on electric vehicles, which are seen as more environment-friendly, and the matter is pending before it, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur informed......
12:17, 06/24/2019

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers have said....
00:34, 05/30/2019

Tucson City Council Candidates Ward 1 Lane Santa Cruz - DemocratA second-generation Tucsonan, the Ward 1 council aide has spent 12 years in nonprofits and grassroots community efforts. The Desert View High School graduate earned a PhD and has taught classes at the University of Arizona. Mig...
12:00, 08/09/2019

Council of Europe to allow Russia to vote again The Council of Europe adopted a declaration Friday that allows Russia to start voting again at the continent’s main human rights body following a spat related to its annexation of the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine in 2014...
15:00, 05/17/2019

| Nadal, Federer to face Djokovic on ATP Council Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer were voted back on to the ATP Player Council where they are likely to find themselves at odds with president Novak Djokovic....
21:34, 08/08/2019

Federer and Nadal return to ATP Player Council "The political rumblings in men\u0027s tennis took another twist on Thursday when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were elected on to the ATP Player Council along with Austrian Jurgen Melzer."...
23:34, 08/08/2019

Mauritania’s constitutional council confirms new president NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) —   Mauritania’s constitutional council has confirmed Mohamed Ould Ghazouani as the country’s president-elect. The council announced Monday that Ould Ghazouania had been elected to a five-year term. He is to be inaugurated on August 1. Ould Ghazouani, 62, a re...
16:51, 07/01/2019

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 much influence does the body really have over the Kremlin?...
23:51, 06/26/2019

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town of 8,000 people in western Germany on Sunday....
20:00, 05/28/2019

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key parts of her agenda. The aldermen also approved n...
01:17, 05/30/2019

Sudan transition to last three years: military council Sudan's Transitional Military Council agreed with the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces opposition alliance that the country's transition period will last three years, a TMC member said on Wednesday....
05:34, 05/15/2019

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish Council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major cities. Israeli President Rivlin has expressed concern over the situation....
18:00, 05/26/2019

Germany's SPD becoming unelectable, works council chiefs say Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) are becoming unelectable after the head of their youth wing JUSOS called for companies such as BMW to be collectively owned, works council chiefs have warned....
18:34, 05/04/2019

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male council of Waskom in Texas has voted to make the small town a “sanctuary city for the unborn”.The five men on the town’s council voted this week to pass legi...
02:17, 06/15/2019

Russia to return to Council of Europe assembly 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 the illegal annexation of the Crimean Peninsula....
02:34, 06/25/2019

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when 56 north Londoners will decide on measures they want their council to enact to confront the climate crisis.Camden’s Citizens Assembly, convened to inte...
14:00, 07/19/2019

| Council of Europe assembly authorises Russia's return The Council of Europe's parliamentary assembly has agreed to allow Russian representatives to return to the body, five years after it was stripped of its voting rights over the annexation of Crimea....
14:17, 06/25/2019

De Blasio, City Council at odds in budget talks City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Monday that Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Council are so far apart on a new budget that he expects negotiations to drag into the summer. “Typically, we try to get this budget adopted by the first week in June,” said Johnson during a hearing on de Blasio’s...
21:34, 05/06/2019

Radha Mohan Singh Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Bihar leader Radha Mohan Singh, who handled the crucial agriculture portfolio, has not figured in new council of ministers that took oath along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening......
22:00, 05/30/2019

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement with Arkansas man OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a nearly $170,000 settlement with an Arkansas man who was injured when he jumped into a canal in a downtown entertainment district to rescue another man who later died. Council members voted Tuesday to approve the settlement with Brandon an...
17:34, 05/08/2019

FADA Requests GST Council To Charge Interest On Gross Value Instead Of ITC The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association or FADA, has requested the GST Council of India to charge interest on the Gross Value instead of the net Input Tax Credit Value....
20:17, 06/20/2019

City Council Member Dies In Motorcycle Crash CAMPBELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18/WLWT) – A northern Kentucky city council member has died following a crash. Councilman Rob Honaker of Wilder died on Saturday morning in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident. WLWT reports that he had recently purchased the bike he was riding and died within blocks ...
04:34, 06/10/2019

UN council adopts 1st measure on people missing in conflict UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved its first-ever resolution focused on the countless thousands of people missing in conflict, including over 45,000 registered in 2018 alone by the International Committee of the Red Cross. ICRC President Peter Maurer told the co...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Madrid’s new rightwing council suspends low-emissions zone Protests planned as People’s party rolls back key policy of Spanish capital’s former mayorMadrid’s new rightwing city council has begun rolling back one of the flagship initiatives of the last mayor three days after taking office by in effect shutting down the Spanish capital’s low-emissions zone.Th...
14:17, 06/18/2019

British Council confirms arrest of its Iranian staffer The British Council is confirming that a woman who Iran sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of spying for Britain is an Iranian national employed by the group....
20:34, 05/14/2019

Prosecutors investigate VW works council boss in pay inquiry German prosecutors said on Tuesday they were investigating the chairman of Volkswagen's powerful works council as part of a inquiry into whether some of its members were paid excessively, turning him from a witness into a suspect....
19:00, 06/11/2019

Barring of Moscow council candidates draws 12,000 to protest About 12,000 people have turned out to protest the Moscow election commission’s decision to reject several opposition figures as candidates in the Russian capital’s city council election...
20:51, 07/20/2019

City Council votes to name Bronx street for Stan Lee University Avenue between Brandt Place and West 176th Street will be co-named "Stan Lee Way" under a bill passed by lawmakers codifying the moniker and 85 other honorary street names....
02:17, 07/24/2019

City Council approves climate-controlled ‘pet harbors’ The City Council threw dog owners a bone on Tuesday by passing a bill requiring the de Blasio administration to establish a program allowing for the placement of “pet harbors” on sidewalks next to commercial establishments. The bill, introduced by Councilman Rafael Espinal (D-Brooklyn), is partly in...
02:17, 07/24/2019

Sudan’s military council to be dissolved in transition deal Sudan’s top general says the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April will be dissolved with the implementation of a power-sharing deal reached with protesters last week...
15:00, 07/08/2019

Acting Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers Is Named Health economist Tomas Philipson has been named acting chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, a White House spokesman said Monday....
01:34, 07/16/2019

Wu-Tang rapper RZA backs fur ban in letter to City Council The city’s proposed fur ban got a high profile backer Wednesday — legendary Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA. The New York native collaborated with animal rights group PETA to write an email pushing city council members to “help NYC move into the future of fashion” by supporting Johns...
19:17, 05/30/2019

Arctic Council meets amid tensions over resources The eight-member Arctic Council is looking at ways to deal with global warming and access to mineral wealth. The thawing of ice has some countries scrambling over the earth's untapped resources....
12:00, 05/06/2019

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-governmental organizations...
01:34, 05/31/2019

UAE communicating with Sudanese opposition and military council: minister The United Arab Emirates is continuing its communications with the Sudanese opposition and the ruling military council, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday in a tweet....
00:00, 06/12/2019

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 even chairs the world's top human rights body....
21:00, 06/27/2019

Spanish judge blocks Madrid council bid to lift car ban A judge on Tuesday blocked an attempt by Madrid's new conservative council to lift restrictions on cars entering the city center, saying the measure should be maintained for now....
22:34, 07/16/2019

Council of Europe Restores Russia’s Voting Rights Ukraine and other former Soviet states opposed ending the suspension, which began with the annexation of Crimea. Russia had threatened to quit the group if it were not reinstated....
16:34, 06/25/2019

New Vampire: The Masquerade game in the works from creators of The Council BIGBEN has announced a new game within the Vampire: The Masquerade licence, developed by Big Bad Wolf, creators of the episodic adventure game The Council....
18:34, 05/14/2019

Algerian council scraps July 4 presidential election Algeria cannot hold a presidential election planned for July 4 due to a lack of valid candidates, its constitutional council said on Sunday, prolonging the country's transition after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned two months ago....
16:51, 06/02/2019

Rapper Scarface running for city council in Houston HOUSTON (AP) — A member of the iconic rap group the Geto Boys is hoping to trade beats and rhymes for politics. Scarface, whose real name is Brad Jordan, announced over the weekend that he plans to run for a Houston City Council seat. The Office of the City Secretary confirmed Monday that Jordan had...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Sudan opposition says to nominate members for transitional council Sudan's opposition plans to nominate eight members of a transitional council and name a prominent economist to head a government, a leader in the alliance of protesters and opposition groups said on Monday....
01:34, 06/11/2019

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 the illegal annexation of the Crimean Peninsula....
03:17, 06/25/2019

Sudan’s military council resumes talks with protesters KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military council is meeting with protesters on the country’s political transition after talks were halted for three days while roads were cleared outside the main sit-in in the capital, Khartoum. The deputy head of the military council, Gen. Mohammed...
12:51, 05/19/2019

Council of Europe and Russia reach tentative compromise Russia said it had no desire to leave the Council of Europe and was ready to pay its dues following an apparent breakthrough between Moscow and Western nations. Russia's delegation had faced sanctions over Crimea....
18:34, 05/17/2019

Inter-State Council Reconstituted With PM Modi As Its Chairman The Inter-State Council, which is mandated to investigate and advise on disputes between states, has been reconstituted with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as its chairman and six Union ministers and......
01:00, 08/15/2019

Zionism row council worker was unfairly fired, says tribunal A council worker filmed at a pro-Jeremy Corbyn demonstration saying that Zionists "collaborated" with the Nazis was wrongly sacked, an employment tribunal has ruled....
22:00, 07/12/2019

Sao Paulo council allows sale of Brazil GP track Interlagos SAO PAULO (AP) — The Interlagos track which hosts the Brazilian Grand Prix could soon be up for sale. Sao Paulo city council approved a bill that allows the sale by a vote of 31-10 on Thursday. Mayor Bruno Covas, who crafted the bill when he was a councillor, will have the final say on the issue. In...
18:34, 05/16/2019

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for election in part to reopen the local swimming pool....
06:51, 05/28/2019

GST Council Decides To Reduce Rate On Electric Vehicles To 5% The GST or Goods and Services Tax Council on Saturday decided to reduce the rates applicable to electric vehicles (EVs) and the chargers used for such vehicles. In a statement released after the......
22:17, 07/27/2019

Tucson council votes on sanctuary city initiative TUCSON – The city of Tucson is now one step closer to becoming a “sanctuary city”. On Tuesday Tucson city council members voted to put a voter sponsored initiative on the November ballot. City officials say the council was legally required to approve the measure after the group beh...
08:34, 08/07/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia's voting rights The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia's voting rights in the continent's main human rights watchdog....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Sudan says military council suspends decree on UN sites A Sudanese diplomat says the transitional military council has suspended implementation of a decree demanding that the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur hand over its premises as part of its withdrawal...
11:00, 06/15/2019

UN council rejects Russian request for a meeting on Ukraine The U.N. Security Council rejected a Russian request Monday to hold a meeting on a new language law in Ukraine, with opponents calling it an attempt by Moscow to interfere in the inauguration of Ukraine's new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy....
02:34, 05/21/2019

Algerian council concludes not possible to hold July 4 poll: TV Algeria's constitutional council has concluded it will not be possible to hold presidential elections on July 4 as planned, state TV reported on Sunday, prolonging the country's transition after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned two months ago....
14:00, 06/02/2019

Tucson City Council looks into selling Hotel Arizona TUCSON – Tucson City Council is looking into selling Hotel Arizona to a new developer that would make the empty hotel into a Hyatt Regency. A third party will conduct an economic analysis for the city to make sure the sale would be beneficial to taxpayers. Hotel Arizona sits in the heart of do...
03:51, 07/11/2019

Family asks for help after hit-and-run TUCSON – Friends and family members are asking for the public’s help after longtime Tucson resident Jessica Bridgers was seriously injured in a hit-and-run. North Carolina police say Bridgers was riding her bike near her mom’s house when she was hit by a car. Leaving Bridgers with ...
09:17, 05/07/2019

"Will Know Before Day Is Over...": P Chidambaram On Jammu and Kashmir Former Union Minister P Chidambaram today criticised the government over the house arrest of politicians in Jammu and Kashmir amid concerns over a massive troop build-up in the state. Mobile internet......
06:51, 08/05/2019

Inside the Crackdown in Kashmir A week after India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy and imposed a communications blackout, we spent Eid in Srinagar, where security forces are stopping people from moving and speaking freely....
02:34, 08/15/2019

The crisis in Kashmir – podcast Azhar Farooq and Vidhi Doshi report on the crisis over Kashmir, triggered by the Indian government’s decision to impose direct rule from Delhi. Plus Jason Burke on life in post-Mugabe ZimbabweA communications blackout means accurate, up-to-date information from Kashmir is extremely difficult to get....
06:17, 08/13/2019

GST Council Trims Rate On Electric Vehicles, Chargers To 5 Per Cent It also slashed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on EV chargers from 18 per cent to 5 per cent, an official statement said after the 36th meeting of the council....
10:34, 07/27/2019

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regulators were asleep at the switch on this issue,” said Council Speaker Corey Johnson. “It’s clear that...
06:00, 06/13/2019

‘Project Runway’ host Tim Gunn backs City Council fur ban A prominent fashionista and television personality will testify in support of a fur ban proposed by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, The Post has learned. Tim Gunn, who hosted the hit reality TV show “Project Runway” for 16 years, will throw his weight behind Johnson’s anti-fur bill at a City Hal...
22:51, 05/13/2019

Sydney council to trial Roundup replacement after workers walk off job Blacktown City staff refused to continue using glyphosate weedkillers due to cancer concernsA Sydney council says it will trial a new weedkiller after more than 500 workers walked off the job due to concerns over the use of the glyphosate-based Roundup.The union which represents council workers said...
14:17, 07/04/2019

American Chemistry Council lobbyist’s parting warning for Trump The chemical industry’s top lobbyist in Washington said his industry has the ill-fated honor of being one of two most affected by China’s retaliatory tariffs....
00:34, 07/06/2019

Sudan military council head says it's ready to negotiate with opposition The head of Sudan's ruling military council said on Wednesday it was ready to meet an opposition alliance to negotiate the country's transition toward democracy, after talks collapsed following the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in....
18:51, 06/19/2019

Dutch council forces playground to close over noise complaints More than 4,000 sign petition to overturn decision, which aimed to appease neighboursA national debate has been sparked in the Netherlands after a council ordered a primary school playground to be shut for being too noisy.Questions have been raised in the Dutch parliament and a campaign has been lau...
08:00, 07/10/2019

Sudanese officers detained in connection with dispersal of sit-in: military council Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that some officers had been arrested for their involvement in the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in in Khartoum....
23:34, 06/13/2019

Jamie Murray blames ‘vendettas’ for resignation from ATP Player Council • Elder Murray brother attacks ‘people out for their own gains’ • Andy’s Wimbledon opener with Serena Williams postponedJamie Murray said “vendettas” and “people out for their own gains” prompted him to resign from the ATP Player Council. Murray was one of four people, along with the players Robin H...
12:36, 07/06/2019

Sudan's military council: 'We are ready to negotiate but no chaos after today' The deputy head of Sudan's Transitional Military Council said that he was ready to negotiate with the opposition but there should be no further unrest beyond Tuesday, a reference to protests disrupting trains and bridges....
12:51, 04/30/2019

DC council might not like Trump's tanks, but Capitol Hill politicians love them Washington's city council might not be thrilled about President Trump's decision to bring tanks to the district for the Fourth of July, but the 80-ton vehicles have long been a favorite of legislators on Capitol Hill....
06:17, 07/04/2019

Nine candidates vie to fill Jumaane Williams’ seat on City Council Voters in Central Brooklyn will head to the polls Tuesday for a special election to pick Public Advocate Jumaane Williams’ replacement on the City Council. Nine candidates are running to replace the former lawmaker in the city’s 45th Council District after he left the post when he won his own ...
22:51, 05/13/2019

Memphis City Council postpones Graceland expansion vote MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — City Council members in Memphis, Tennessee, have again postponed a vote on an expansion project at Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Council members on Tuesday agreed for the fifth time to delay a vote related to a plan to provide tax incentives for a $100 million expansion of t...
02:34, 06/19/2019

Sudan committee to investigate targeting of protesters: military council Sudan's Transitional Military Council formed a joint committee with the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces opposition alliance to investigate the targeting of protesters, DFCF member Madani Abbas Madani said on Wednesday at a joint news conference with the TMC....
05:34, 05/15/2019

IBM, India's Tata join U.S. tech platform's governing council International Business Machines Corp and Tata Communications have joined the governing council of Hedera Hashgraph, a distributed public ledger platform that aims to be faster and runs at a larger scale than current blockchain technologies, a top official at Hedera said....
15:17, 08/12/2019

Sudan's military council head says El-Obeid killings 'regrettable' The head of Sudan's ruling military council said an incident in which at least four schoolchildren were shot dead at a protest was "regrettable" and called for a quick resumption of negotiations over political transition....
01:51, 07/31/2019

France falls short of its own emission targets - climate council France is falling way short of its self-set climate targets as carbon emissions from transport and buildings are not dropping as planned and the government will have to triple its efforts to get back on track, the country's new climate council said....
00:34, 06/26/2019

Louisville Council Considers Disbanding Youth Detention Services LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s top justice official says the state is ready to take charge of Jefferson County juveniles charged with crimes if local officials decide to stop running Louisville Metro Youth Detention Services. State Justice Secretary John Tilley tells news outlets that the s...
18:00, 06/22/2019

Mini suit by ex-council chair spotlights small-car slump BMW's effort to shore up dealer profitability for its Mini brand is not going over well with some U.S. retailers. Just ask David Peterson, past chairman of the dealer council, whose store has closed....
16:34, 06/24/2019

France Falls Short Of Its Own Emission Targets: Climate Council France is falling way short of its self-set climate targets as carbon emissions from transport and buildings are not dropping as planned and the government will have to triple its efforts to get back......
16:51, 06/26/2019

City Council blames Thrive NYC over stalled budget agreement Members of the City Council on Monday slammed First Lady Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC mental-health initiative as too secretive, complaining it’s become a stumbling block in securing agreement on a new city budget. During a hearing on Mayor de Blasio’s $92.5 billion spending plan for the fiscal year ...
03:34, 05/07/2019

Council of Europe readmits Russia, five years after suspension over Crimea Europe's main human rights forum on Tuesday approved Russia's readmission, the first time that an international sanction imposed for its seizure of Crimea in 2014 has been reversed, despite a stalling protest from Ukraine and Georgia....
17:51, 06/25/2019

Norwegian Refugee Council: More people displaced by fighting, disasters than ever before More people have been displaced in their home countries by events like war, violence and natural disasters than at any other time in history, a new report said Friday....
00:51, 05/11/2019

Sudanese protest group says military council 'not serious' about civilian handover Sudan's main protest group said on Tuesday the ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC) appeared "not serious" about transferring power to civilians....
19:00, 04/30/2019

Afghanistan’s grand council ends with call for peace talks KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan grand council convened by President Ashraf Ghani has ended with a resounding call for peace with the Taliban. The council — known as Loya Jirga — had brought together more than 3,200 participants, politicians, tribal elders, many prominent figures and others to ha...
13:17, 05/03/2019

City Council staffer caught in the act abusing parking placard The Brooklyn pol is the sponsor of three pending council bills proposing crackdowns on the placards, which ballooned from 67,297 in 2008 to 121,000 this year....
10:34, 07/15/2019

Was this cough at Tampa City Council meeting really a vulgar insult? What we do know for sure: There was a cough. What we don’t know for sure is whether there was a little something extra at the end of it. A routine Tampa City Council meeting last Thursday has become a topic of debate. Not about policy, but whether legislative aide Carrie Henriquez said a vulga...
22:17, 05/30/2019

Sudan detains nine soldiers after El-Obeid killings: council spokesman Sudan's military council spokesman said on Friday that nine soldiers from the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) have been dismissed and detained in connection with recent violence in the cities of Omdurman and El-Obeid....
09:51, 08/02/2019

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to commit to a ceasefire and urged other countries not to intervene or exacerbate the conflict....
03:51, 07/06/2019

Trade war hurting the U.S. ethanol industry 'badly': U.S. Grains Council The U.S.-China trade war is hurting the U.S. ethanol industry "badly," Mike Dwyer, chief economist of the U.S. Grains Council, said on Wednesday at an event at New York Sugar week:...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Berlin Wall remnants divide council in Christchurch, New Zealand Two Berlin Wall slabs gifted to Christchurch, New Zealand have sparked division. Some city councilors don't want them sited on Victoria Square, a multicultural riverside oasis next to the South Pacific hub's Town Hall....
22:51, 06/14/2019

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh,......
23:34, 05/30/2019

Fight to criminalize foie gras heads to City Council Get ready for a big honkin’ fight. Animal lovers crying fowl over “barbarically” raised birds destined to become foie gras will face off against restaurant industry folks Tuesday in a battle over whether the city should ban the goose-and-duck-liver delicacy. A bill that would make it illegal for eat...
23:34, 06/17/2019

Top Court Refuses Plea For CBI Probe Into Murder Of UP Bar Council Chief The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to entertain a plea seeking a CBI probe into the recent killing of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Singh Yadav at the Agra court premises and asked the......
19:34, 06/25/2019

Parliament Approves Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill Parliament on Thursday approved a bill that supercedes the Medical Council of India for two years till September 2020, with the Rajya Sabha passing the measure by a voice vote....
19:34, 07/04/2019

County Government Council Meetings To Discuss E-Scooter Ordinance LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)–E-scooters are a topic of conversation at Lexington-Fayette Urban County  Government Council meeting. To help traffic congestion, electric scooters are being used in cities across the country, but cities like Nashville are re-thinking e-scooters. The mayor even consider...
00:34, 06/07/2019

EU Council President Tusk: 20-30% chance Brexit doesn't happen EU Council President Donald Tusk says he will never give up hope that the UK will reverse its exit course. He said that Brexit has triggered a pro-Europe movement across Britain....
12:00, 05/11/2019

City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage for a possible government crackdown on the sites’ operations throughout the city, The Post has learned....
07:51, 06/10/2019

Jewish council slams Nazi-like campaign poster decision The council had accused an extreme-right party of propagating hate speech. Almost half of German Jews say they have considered emigrating following a rise in anti-Semitic violence in the country....
23:51, 07/31/2019

Sydney's Inner West council fully divests from fossil fuels Council wants NSW government to work with banks on financial products to make divestment easierSydney’s Inner West council says it has 100% divested from fossil fuels after a three-year process that began before the amalgamation of Leichhardt, Marrickville and Ashfield councils.The council is now ca...
16:17, 06/06/2019

Sudan opposition regrets military council's suspension of talks Sudan's opposition alliance on Thursday said the ruling military council's suspension of talks with protesters for 72 hours was a "regrettable decision"....
10:17, 05/16/2019

'Giant wombat' fossil discovered by council workers in Australia Fossilised jaw of baby diprotodon, a type of megafauna extinct for millennia, extracted in NSW by Australian MuseumA “giant wombat” fossil has been discovered by local council workers in the Monaro region of southern New South Wales.Two Snowy Monaro regional council employees found the fossilised ja...
10:00, 06/28/2019

Justin Gimelstob says he will quit ATP player council after assault case American entered no contest plea to assaulting friend last yearFormer player had been at centre of argument over ATP’s futureJustin Gimelstob, who entered a no contest plea to a felony battery charge last week, says he is resigning his post as one of the three board representatives elected by the As...
17:00, 05/01/2019

No-one in Indian-controlled Kashmir can read this One of the world's most sensitive regions is in the midst of a crisis and could be on the verge of conflict, but the world may not find out what's happening there until it's too late....
12:00, 08/09/2019

I Was in Kashmir When India Seized Control. This Is What I Saw On Monday, the Indian government announced that Kashmir’s constitutionally-mandated autonomy would be revoked and political rule imposed from Delhi. This northern territory, claimed by both India and Pakistan and ruled in part by each, had been largely autonomous since it agreed to join India ...
23:34, 08/07/2019

India’s PM uses Independence Day to defend Kashmir changes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says that stripping the disputed Kashmir region of its statehood and special constitutional provisions has helped unify the country...
12:34, 08/15/2019

Man killed over allegation of cow smuggling in Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A Muslim man was fatally shot and another was injured by Hindu vigilantes in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday over allegations of cow smuggling. A group of Hindu men intercepted the two Muslims in the outskirts of southeastern Bhaderwah town before dawn and shot at them a...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Thousands protest in Islamabad over Kashmir There is real anger in Pakistan over Kashmir and it will be a momentous task keeping the calm over an issue which has fuelled passions here for so many decades....
00:51, 08/10/2019

What is happening in Kashmir? The best books to help understand With Kashmir under lockdown, Preti Taneja chooses books that explore the history of the most militarised region in the worldSeventy years after partition, the annexation of Kashmir by India is the endgame of Devraj, the Hindu nationalist businessman protagonist of my 2017 novel We That Are Young. Hi...
14:34, 08/15/2019

What Is Article 35A And Why It Is A Sensitive Issue In Kashmir Political parties in Jammu and Kashmir have warned against any attempt by the centre to scrap Article 35A, a legislative provision that allows its assembly to qualify its permanent residents and their......
06:51, 08/05/2019

Kashmir: The world's most dangerous conflict The dispute over Kashmir has poisoned relations between India and Pakistan since the two became independent countries in 1947. Here's an overview of how tensions have grown more dangerous over the past seven decades....
05:34, 08/08/2019

8,000 More Troops Being Sent To Kashmir After Article 370 Scrapped At least 8,000 paramilitary troops have been airlifted to Jammu and Kashmir from different parts of the country today after the centre announced it would scrap Article 370 from the state, which......
10:17, 08/05/2019

India Says It Will Ease Restrictions in Kashmir After putting the region on lockdown for two weeks, the government said schools would reopen on Monday and phone service would be gradually restored....
19:34, 08/16/2019

Hundreds gather at Phoenix council meeting in response to police actions Another demonstration against Phoenix police was held at the Phoenix City Council meeting Wednesday in response to a viral video.        ...
08:34, 06/20/2019

Man goes viral for laughing at Trump supporter at Tucson City Council meeting TUCSON – A man is trending across the United States after News 4 Tucson’s Nick VinZant captured his reaction to a rant by a woman wearing a MAGA hat during Tuesday’s Tucson City Council meeting. Tuesday evening, Tucson city council approved to place the Tucson Families Free and To...
01:00, 08/08/2019

Sudan military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups reached an agreement to share power during a transition period leading to elections....
09:34, 07/05/2019

City Council calls on ACS to clarify custody rules for pot-smoking parents Parents caught using or possessing marijuana will be at much less risk of losing custody of their kids under a new rule change being pushed by the City Council. The council’s General Welfare Committee on Monday passed a resolution calling on the city’s Administration for Children’s Services to clari...
02:34, 07/23/2019

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a long-shot presidential bid....
17:00, 06/06/2019

Indianapolis council backs Pacers arena $300M subsidy plan City officials in Indianapolis are signing off on a deal for nearly $300 million in public subsidies toward renovation of the Indiana Pacers' downtown arena       ...
16:00, 07/17/2019

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while hitting up taxpayers up for tens of millions of dollars to bankroll candidates. Following weeks of behind-the-scenes arm twisting, council members overw...
03:51, 06/14/2019

Sudan's military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups have agreed to share power for three years and then hold elections, in a deal that brought thousands of people onto the streets to celebrate....
16:34, 07/05/2019

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. The Human Rights Council voted 18-14 with 15 abstentions to approve the resolution on Thursday. The measure, presented by Iceland, cites allegations o...
06:51, 07/12/2019

Sudan's military council says officer killed, protesters wounded: statement Sudan's transitional military council said that one military police officer had been killed and a large number of protesters wounded in clashes in Khartoum late on Monday....
00:34, 05/14/2019

Sudan's military council, opposition coalition reach political accord Sudan's ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading the country nation to democracy....
09:51, 07/17/2019

Sudan's military council studies African Union, Ethiopia's proposal Sudan's ruling military council said on Friday a proposal submitted by the African Union (AU) and Ethiopia received on June 27 is suitable for the resumption of talks with the opposition on a transition to democracy....
05:17, 06/29/2019

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog's Governing Council Meeting On June 15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's Governing Council on June 15 to discuss various issues concerning water management, agriculture and security, official sources......
01:17, 06/05/2019

Fernández de Kirchner sparks renewed speculation with PJ National Council visit The presence of the Unidad Ciudadana leader, who has not officially declared her candidacy for this year's election in October, will spark renewed speculation over a presidential run....
23:34, 05/14/2019

City Council pledges overhaul of public cemetery on Hart Island Often abandoned by their families and disdained by society, scores of New Yorkers stricken with HIV/AIDS found their final resting place in mass graves on a barren dot in the middle of Pelham Bay — Hart Island. They’re buried in a city public cemetery — known as Potter’s Field — and mana...
01:51, 05/31/2019

A mayor reportedly said her city isn’t ready for black leader. A council member went further. Local reports indicate Hoschton, Ga., Mayor Theresa Kenerly said she withdrew the application of Keith Henry, a finalist for city administrator, “because he is black, and the city isn’t ready for this.”...
11:51, 05/08/2019

Oro Valley council to conduct further study before making decision on golf courses ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – More than 700 packed inside an Oro Valley church last week for a fiery debate over the future of golf in Oro Valley. Wednesday night featured much of the same passion from many residents. Mike Schoeppach has a deep passion for golf in his backyard. “This isn’t j...
17:51, 08/01/2019

Germany faces backlash over Russia's return to European rights council Pro-democracy advocates, a former CIA officer and world chess champion Garry Kasparov have slammed the German government's response to Russia's voting rights being reinstated in the Council of Europe....
21:00, 06/27/2019

City council grills taxi bosses over medallion market collapse City lawmakers grilled Taxi and Limousine Commission bosses on Monday over the agency’s failure to head off the medallion market collapse — an outcome forecast by a nearly decade-old report the TLC commissioned. “The bankruptcies and foreclosures, the suffering and the suicides, were not the consequ...
20:51, 06/24/2019

Dundee's green revolution: council-run charging hubs and electric cabs Electric bin lorries and solar-powered charging points are aimed at making city cleanest in UK“They’re marvellous. I just love them.” After nearly 26 years driving a diesel-powered taxi around the streets of Dundee, James Leaburn has switched to an all-electric car, in the bold yellow livery of a cl...
17:00, 08/16/2019

City council appoints women to parks committee after sex harassment scandal A City Council committee overseeing the Big Apple’s parkland is finally getting female representation — but only after a Queens legislator resigned as chairman last month while admitting to sexually harassing a Council female staffer. Councilwoman Carlina Rivera (D-Manhattan) and Councilman Ad...
22:17, 06/13/2019

CORRECTED-IBM, India's Tata join U.S. tech platform's governing council International Business Machines Corp and Tata Communications have joined the governing council of Hedera Hashgraph, a distributed public ledger platform that aims to be faster and runs at a larger scale than current blockchain technologies, a top official at Hedera said....
09:17, 08/14/2019

Sudan parties to resume talks on forming transitional council: envoy Sudanese parties have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional sovereign council, Ethiopia's special envoy to Sudan said on Tuesday....
00:00, 06/12/2019

Ethiopian, African Union mediation needs to be unified - Sudan military council Sudan's ruling military council said on Sunday that Ethiopia and the African Union needed to unify their efforts to mediate between the council and an opposition coalition on the structure of the country's transitional government....
01:00, 06/24/2019

Sudan's military, opposition discuss powers of joint council: sources Sudan's military rulers and an opposition alliance met on Monday to discuss the powers of a joint military-civilian council to steer the country's transition after three decades of rule by Omar al-Bashir, two sources familiar with the proceedings said....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to withdraw its "unwarranted restrictions" on......
08:00, 07/12/2019

City Council could allow cyclists to follow pedestrian signals over traffic lights It’s a green light for cyclists to run red lights. The City Council will vote Tuesday on a bill that would allow bike riders to follow pedestrian walk signs rather than vehicle traffic lights. The legislation, which zoomed through the council’s Transportation Committee Monday and could go into effec...
05:34, 07/23/2019

Sudan's ruling military council reports it has survived coup attempt Top general says plotters were trying to disrupt recent truce between army and protestersSudan’s ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt, a top general has announced on state television, saying that 12 officers and four soldiers have been arrested.The announcement late on Thursday closely ...
00:51, 07/12/2019

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget Brennan, the special narcotics prosecutor — also te...
06:34, 05/23/2019

FADA Requests GST Council To Charge Interest On Net Input Tax Credit Instead Of Gross Value The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association or FADA, has requested the GST Council of India to charge interest on the Gross Value instead of the net Input Tax Credit Value....
22:00, 06/20/2019

Perth council facial recognition trial greeted with concern and scepticism Residents ‘in disbelief’ at alleged lack of consultation over installation of facial recognition technology in East Perth cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of facial recognition technology to be installed in cameras across East Perth, despite concerns from privacy experts and...
03:34, 06/12/2019

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitution as part of a no-jail plea deal....
22:51, 06/03/2019

Sudan military council, opposition inch closer to final deal Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the opposition Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces (DFCF) agreed the country's transition period would last for three years, a TMC member said on Wednesday, adding a final deal on the transition would be reached within 24 hours....
05:34, 05/15/2019

Sudan's military council, opposition coalition sign political accord Sudan's ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading the country to democracy following three decades of autocratic rule....
14:34, 07/17/2019

Communication with Sudan main opposition alliance not suspended: council spokesman Sudan's transitional military council TMC said communication with the main opposition alliance had not been suspended and that a joint committee was working towards an agreement, Al Hadath TV reported on Tuesday, citing the council's spokesman....
22:51, 05/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro restricts drugs policy council, legalizes agritoxins It was a busy day for the president, who stripped the drug policy council of independent members and legalized dozens of agritoxins. Jair Bolsonaro wants tighter control of Brazil's deforestation data....
12:00, 07/23/2019

UP Bar Council Chief Darvesh Yadav Cremated, Family Seeks CBI Probe The mortal remains of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Yadav, who was shot dead on Wednesday, were consigned to flames in her native Chandpur village in Etah district....
13:17, 06/13/2019

Britain’s first climate assembly agrees plan for council to tackle crisis Camden citizens’ proposals focus on housing, transport and green spaceBritain’s first climate assembly has agreed on 17 proposals for action to tackle the climate crisis, including installing solar panels on all available roofs and cutting fossil fuels out of local government developments.The assemb...
22:34, 07/21/2019

Muslim Council demands apology for Cologne police 'racial profiling' Cologne police have denied that brief detentions of Ramadan revelers at the city's rail hub amounted to 'racial profiling.' Germany's Central Council of Muslims says officers need coaching in cultural sensitivity....
01:51, 06/06/2019

Mike Pompeo Won’t Mention Climate Change at the Arctic Council Summit (ROVANIEMI, Finland) — The Arctic is melting, but don’t ask U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to mention climate change. For the Trump administration, disappearing sea ice in the world’s “high north” is first and foremost an opportunity to exploit rather than a crisis...
11:17, 05/07/2019

K-Pop's BTS goes on holiday, asks fans for privacy South Korean boy band, BTS, will take their first long holiday in six years after a series of global hits, their managers said, asking fans to respect the band's privacy if they see them in "a chance encounter"....
09:51, 08/13/2019

Huawei asks Verizon to pay for over 200 patents: WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has told Verizon Communications that the carrier should pay licensing fees for more than 200 of its patents, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
18:34, 06/12/2019

Maisonette in Jackie O’s old Fifth Ave. co-op building asks $4M A ground-floor maisonette at 1040 Fifth Ave., the Rosario Candela-designed building that was famously home to Jackie Kennedy Onassis, is on the market for $3.99 million. The three-bedroom home comes with a corner living room, custom closets and an eat-in chef’s kitchen with a wine fridge and butler’...
08:17, 06/13/2019

Nibali asks Yates for more respect "Vincenzo Nibali got a little scare on Saturday, but his form was not in question as the local darling rode through hordes of tifosi in the Giro d\u0027Italia opening time trial before reminding Simon Yates that he should show his rivals some respect."...
02:17, 05/12/2019

'Scoundrel' Asks Good Question Last night, Tucker Carlson brought on former Federal Reserve Board nominee Stephen Moore, who was forced on Thursday to withdraw from the confirmation process following revelations that he was too sexist even for the Trump administration....
02:51, 05/04/2019

Families of Kashmir detainees in dark about where or why they are locked up Eleven days after Indian authorities began detaining hundreds of local leaders and activists in Kashmir, fearing violence after the region's special status was withdrawn, it is unclear in many cases where they are or why they were taken away....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Other Parties Trying To Create Fear Among People Of Kashmir, Says BJP The BJP's Jammu and Kashmir unit on Saturday accused leaders of the National Conference, PDP and the Congress of deliberately trying to trigger panic among the people as they themselves were......
08:17, 08/04/2019

Kashmir lockdown — an uneasy calm prevails India-administered Kashmir has remained cut off from the outside world ever since New Delhi decided to end the region's autonomy and imposed a near-total communications blackout. DW managed to speak to some Kashmiris....
15:00, 08/09/2019

Five killed in gun battle in Indian-controlled Kashmir Indian troops and separatist militants clashed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday and five people were killed including a civilian, officials said, the latest casualties in a new phase of violence in the 30-year insurgency....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Two Soldiers Injured In Pak Firing Along LoC In Jammu And Kashmir Two Army personnel were injured in Pakistani firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Saturday....
13:18, 07/06/2019

She's Running From Kashmir To Kanyakumari In 100 Days With A Mission A 33-year-old marathon runner from Delhi is on a unique mission, one that combines immense physical strength and a wish to bring people of the country together. To accomplish this mission, Sufiya......
15:34, 06/18/2019

11 students killed when bus falls into gorge in Kashmir Officials say a minibus carrying students to a picnic has fallen into a gorge along a Himalayan road in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing at least 11 and injuring seven others...
15:34, 06/27/2019

7 combatants, 2 civilians killed in Kashmir fighting SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Five rebels, two army soldiers and two civilians were killed Thursday during two gunbattles in disputed Kashmir that triggered anti-India protests and clashes, officials and residents said. The first gunbattle broke out in a neighborhood in southern Pulwama town as police and ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

India Moves to End Kashmir's Special Status India’s government moved to end the autonomous status of its disputed northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, triggering a political uproar and risking unrest in Kashmir, which is at the center of one of the world’s most worrying nuclear face-offs....
17:34, 08/05/2019

Article 35A: Your 5-Point Guide To Why It's So Sensitive For Kashmir Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's massive re-election, the BJP had pledged to end Article 35A for Jammu and Kashmir. With the Kashmir Valley now in lockdown and top leaders placed under house......
10:17, 08/05/2019

Ready For Polls In Jammu and Kashmir, Says BJP's Ram Madhav The BJP today urged Election Commission to hold assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and exuded confidence that party will form next government in the state. "We hope, we expect and we demand that......
23:17, 07/08/2019

India kills Kashmir's 'most wanted militant' Zakir Musa killed in gun battle with security forces, leading to protests and school closuresIndian security forces have killed an influential Kashmiri militant who led the first al-Qaida-affiliated cell in the disputed region, sparking protests and fears of wider unrest.Zakir Musa, 25, was part of ...
12:17, 05/24/2019

Kashmir journalists frustrated by communications blockade Kashmir has nearly 180 English and Urdu daily newspapers, but only five are publishing these days due to restrictions imposed by Indian authorities to prevent unrest after New Delhi revoked the state's autonomy....
22:51, 08/09/2019

"Why Is PM Mum?" Opposition Wants Discussion On Trump's Kashmir Claim Amid a massive controversy over US President Donald Trump's claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to "mediate" on Kashmir, the opposition Congress has put in notice for a discussion in......
08:00, 07/23/2019

Indian government to ease Kashmir restrictions India says it will ease the restrictions on Kashmir after New Delhi decided to revoke Kashmir's autonomy. It comes as the UN Security Council decides whether to call an emergency meeting on Kashmir at Pakistan's request....
05:00, 08/17/2019

Muslims celebrate Eid despite severe crackdown in Kashmir The Muslim celebration of Eid-al-Adha was held in the India-administered region of Kashmir Sunday, without its traditional autonomy for the first time in decades....
03:17, 08/13/2019

Cut-off Kashmir resorts to primitive communication methods People in India-administered Kashmir are being forced to communicate with notes and human couriers after New Delhi cut the region off from the rest of the world by shutting down internet and telephone services....
10:51, 08/13/2019

Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in south Kashmir to be illegal under international law, experts said....
14:00, 04/30/2019

India loosens restrictions in Kashmir for Eid al-Adha Authorities appear to be acting with utmost caution because of a fear of a backlash from residents who have been forced to stay indoors since last Monday....
21:20, 08/11/2019

India says it will end decades-long autonomy for Kashmir India announced Monday that it was ending special status to predominately Muslim Kashmir, threatening the region's autonomy it had enjoyed for decades while opposition legislators protested....
15:00, 08/05/2019

"Kashmir Such A Beautiful Name..." What Trump Said, Offering "Mediation" President Donald Trump offered to help resolve India and Pakistan's long-running conflict over Kashmir - citing an invitation from Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the government later denied. "If......
08:00, 07/23/2019

Minnesota city council votes to ditch Pledge of Allegiance, reconsiders after backlash A Minnesota city is reconsidering its decision to no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of city council meetings after facing major backlash. ...
18:17, 06/28/2019

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal rejoin ATP players’ council in surprise twist • Chief executive Chris Kermode’s contract expires at end of year• Novak Djokovic rumoured to want Mark Leschly as replacementRoger Federer and Rafael Nadal have rejoined the ATP players’ council, an intriguing twist to the power struggle at the top of the men’s game.The unexpected development, conf...
01:34, 08/09/2019

City Council passes reforms after cops grab baby from mom at benefits center Responding to a disturbing December scuffle where a mother had her baby ripped from her arms by cops at a Brooklyn benefits center, the City Council passed a legislative package Wednesday aimed at improving poor New Yorkers’ experiences at public benefits offices. The legislation includes a bi...
02:00, 08/15/2019

Sudan's military council dismisses public prosecutor, appoints replacement: sources Sudan's military council on Thursday dismissed public prosecutor Alwaleed Sayed Ahmed Mahmoud and appointed Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah to succeed him, prosecution sources told Reuters....
14:51, 06/20/2019

Saudi Crown Prince meets Sudan's military council deputy heed: SPA Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met the deputy head of Sudan's transitional military council who is visiting Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency said early on Friday....
03:34, 05/24/2019

Magaluf booze and party warning signs RETURN despite council’s ‘emotional’ campaign SIGNS warning Magaluf revellers of £500 fines for drinking and partying in the street have returned after the local council launching an “emotional” campaign to stop Brits dying at the party resort....
23:34, 05/11/2019

Bondi Beach mural of Border Force officers defaced after council vote to keep it Artist Luke Cornish’s critique of Australia’s offshore detention regime provoked push by local Liberals for its removalA contentious mural on Sydney’s Bondi Beach highlighting Australia’s hardline immigration policies and deaths in detention has been vandalised, amid calls for its removal.The black ...
11:34, 08/07/2019

World Economic Forum launches Global AI Council to address governance gaps The World Economic Forum is creating a series of councils that create policy recommendations for use of things like AI, blockchain, and precision medicine.Read More...
05:51, 05/30/2019

Kenyan city council members refuse to continue session after someone 'polluted the air': report A city council meeting in a western province of Kenya was abruptly stopped Wednesday when officials refused to continue after accusing one another of passing gas, reports say. ...
20:51, 08/09/2019

Council Speaker Corey Johnson demands NYPD answers on Jeffrey Epstein City Council Speaker Corey Johnson joined a growing chorus of politicians questioning the NYPD over its mishandling of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-offender status — following a Post report showing cops ignored a judge’s order to make him check in with their sex-offender unit. “So we have to make sure, if ...
04:00, 07/12/2019

Sudanese Protest Group: Two Leaders Arrested Amid Standoff With Military Council (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — A Sudanese opposition group said Tuesday that two of its leaders were arrested amid a weekslong standoff between the ruling military council and a protest coalition that held mass marches this week. The Sudanese Professionals’ Association, which has spearheaded protes...
19:34, 07/02/2019

Taika Waititi and the What We Do In The Shadows team on uniting the star-studded vampire council Earlier this season on What We Do In The Shadows, bumbling vampire roommates Nandor, Nadja, and Laszlo were summoned by the Vampiric Council, an ancient and star-studded tribunal led by famous vampires Tilda Swinton, Evan Rachel Wood, Wesley Snipes, and more. Ahead of last night’s season finale, we ...
00:34, 05/31/2019

City Council passes law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs A law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs rather than vehicle traffic lights coasted through the City Council Tuesday. The legislation — slated to go into effect in November — allows bike riders cruise through red lights to get a brief head start on cars at intersections. Of the 51 cit...
02:17, 07/24/2019

Former Minnesota City Council candidate sentenced for posting wife’s topless pic online A former City Council candidate in St. Paul, Minn., has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to posting a topless photo of his estranged wife to his campaign website during his run for office last July....
23:17, 05/12/2019

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert said this week, while repeating her call for an international and independent probe into the 2017 exodus from Rakhine state. ...
19:17, 07/03/2019

Oro Valley town council to conduct further study before making decision on golf courses ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – More than 700 packed inside an Oro Valley church last week for a fiery debate over the future of golf in Oro Valley. Wednesday night featured much of the same passion from many residents. Mike Schoeppach has a deep passion for golf in his backyard. “This isn’t j...
12:17, 08/01/2019

De Blasio seeks City Council support for Carranza amid racial divide Mayor Bill de Blasio’s staffers scrambled this week to drum up support for his embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza in response to several Big Apple lawmakers signing on to a letter calling the DOE boss divisive. Two council members told The Post they received calls from both the Mayor’s Of...
08:17, 06/19/2019

Birmingham City Council wins injunction against parents protesting over LGBT lessons Protesters who have been gathering outside a school to demonstrate against the teaching of same-sex relationships have been banned from the area following a court order....
02:34, 06/01/2019

BHP faces fresh calls to quit Minerals Council ahead of pro-coal ad blitz Upcoming multimillion-dollar advertising campaign will aim to ‘invoke national pride’ in coalMining giant BHP is facing renewed pressure to abandon its membership of the Minerals Council of Australia after it was revealed the lobby group is directly involved in an upcoming multimillion-dollar pro-co...
22:00, 08/07/2019

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition figures barred from city council ballot As many as 25,000 protesters turned out in central Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal by city election officials to allow several opposition figures to run for the Moscow city council.        ...
02:34, 07/21/2019

Ars Asks: Do you think your company is on the right things-as-a-service track? Enlarge / Artist's impression of a cloud service offering. (credit: fancy.yan / Getty Images) Two or three times per year, Ars runs surveys in order to help us better understand what kinds of stories you all want to read about. ITDMs—that is, "IT decision makers," the folks in IT who participate i...
19:51, 07/29/2019

NFL asks teams to stop Oklahoma drill, others In response to data that showed a high rate of concussions during the early part of training camp in recent years, the NFL has asked teams to eliminate some high-impact drills during practices....
20:51, 05/22/2019

Organization asks Kentucky city to do more to help youth OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An organization that recently formed in western Kentucky due to rising violence is asking a city to provide more opportunities for youth. Owensboro resident Tim Collier says he founded My Brother’s Keeper this month due to a spike in violence on the city’s west side...
16:17, 06/20/2019

Family Asks For Cards For A Sick Loved One MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– One month ago, a Mount Sterling woman was given two months to live after being diagnosed with lung cancer. Now, Sandy Thomas’ family is rallying around her and asking for your support by sending her cards. Cassie White says it’s been tough for her f...
16:00, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Guaidó asks for relations with US military The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó says he's instructed his political envoy in Washington to immediately open relations with the U.S. military....
22:51, 05/11/2019

Kellyanne Conway Asks Reporter, ‘What’s Your Ethnicity?’ (NEW YORK) — White House adviser Kellyanne Conway says she meant no disrespect in asking a reporter to reveal his ethnicity. Her question came during an informal press gathering Tuesday when reporter Andrew Feinberg asked her about President Donald Trump’s tweets regarding freshmen Democ...
03:00, 07/17/2019

Kentucky Lt. Gov. Asks For Prayers Against ‘Dark Forces’ FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s outgoing lieutenant governor has asked for prayers in her fight against unnamed “dark forces” after a key staff member was let go against her wishes. In a tweet posted Friday, Republican Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton says she doesn’t know who initia...
17:51, 05/31/2019

PM's Office Asks CBI To Investigate Impersonation Case Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to investigate an alleged case of impersonation wherein the name of PMO has been misused for committing financial......
04:51, 07/30/2019