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Leaders Of Maldives, Bhutan, Nepal Greet PM Modi On Independence Day

Independence Day: World leaders on Thursday greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the country's people on the 73rd Independence Day and described New Delhi as a close friend....

Leaders Of Maldives, Bhutan, Nepal Greet PM Modi On Independence Day

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PM Modi, Other Leaders Greet Nation As Ramzan Begins Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the nation on the beginning of the holy month of Ramzan. "May this auspicious month further the spirit of harmony, happiness and brotherhood in our society,"......
06:34, 05/07/2019

PM Modi Likely To Visit Bhutan Next Month: Report Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Bhutan next month to further deepen the already close relationship between the two countries, sources said Thursday....
22:00, 07/04/2019

PM Modi To Embark On Two-Day Visit To Bhutan In August Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a two-day official visit to Bhutan in August. The visit will reflect the importance New Delhi attaches to its ties with Bhutan and would reiterate the......
14:34, 07/22/2019

India To Help In Conservation Of Maldives' Friday Mosque: PM Modi India will contribute to the conservation of Maldives' Friday Mosque, a unique place of worship made of coral stones, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced....
12:00, 06/09/2019

PM Modi Arrives In Maldives For First Foreign Visit After Re-Election Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Maldives today for his first foreign visit after being re-elected. The visit is aimed at strengthening ties between the two nations....
14:51, 06/08/2019

PM Modi Gets Maldives' Highest Honour "Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen" Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with the Maldives' highest honour "Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen" on Saturday during his two-day state visit to the country....
18:34, 06/08/2019

Focus On Cricket Diplomacy As PM Modi Gifts Bat To Maldives President Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India will help promote cricket in the Maldives and fulfil President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih's mission to develop the sport in the country to consolidate......
18:34, 06/08/2019

Maldives To Confer Its Highest Honour 'Nishan Izzuddeen' On PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be confereed with Maldives highest honour accorded to foreign dignitaries during his visit to the island nation today....
11:34, 06/08/2019

Sri Lanka, Maldives Visit Shows "Neighbourhood First" Priority: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said his visit to the Maldives and Sri Lanka beginning Saturday reflects the importance India attaches to its ''Neighbourhood First'' policy and that it will......
22:00, 06/07/2019

India, Maldives Ink 6 Pacts As PM Modi, President Solih Hold Talks Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih held wide-ranging talks on Saturday as the two countries signed six agreements to strengthen bilateral ties in a number of......
18:34, 06/08/2019

PM Modi Visits Kerala's Guruvayur Temple Ahead Of His Visit To Maldives Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a brief stop in Kerala today, on his way to the Maldives, which is his first international visit since becoming prime minister for his second term. PM Modi, who......
07:00, 06/08/2019

Modi woos Sri Lanka, Maldives as India fends off Chinese influence Indian Premier Narendra Modi has arrived in Sri Lanka on a brief visit that New Delhi says emphasizes his "neighborhood-first policy." China is also trying to exert its influence in both Sri Lanka and the Maldives....
17:34, 06/09/2019

Nepal's KP Sharma Oli To Attend PM Modi's Swearing-In Ceremony Nepal's Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, his press advisor said on Wednesday....
15:51, 05/29/2019

KP Oli Invites PM Modi To Nepal After Attending Oath Ceremony Nepal Prime Minister KP Oli has extended an invitation to Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a visit to his country and strengthen bilateral relations through regular exchange of......
17:34, 06/01/2019

PM Modi's Independence Day Address: Top 10 Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the nation on the 73rd Independence Day. PM Modi led the nation in celebrating the event at the Red Fort in Delhi today morning. He unfurled the National......
07:00, 08/15/2019

Trial of Catalan Independence Leaders Ends in Spain The Spanish Supreme Court on Wednesday closed the trial of 12 leaders of the Catalan independence movement accused of staging a rebellion during their botched 2017 secession attempt....
01:17, 06/13/2019

PM Modi's First Independence Day Speech Of Second Term Today When Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation on the 73rd Independence Day on Thursday, he is likely to touch upon a host of topics ranging from the centre's decision to scrap Jammu and......
01:00, 08/15/2019

"Happy Independence Day To All My Fellow Indians. Jai Hind", Says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted greetings to the nation on the 73rd Independence Day. "Happy Independence Day to all my fellow Indians. Jai Hind!" PM Modi said minutes before he arrived at the......
07:00, 08/15/2019

Modi praises India's actions in Kashmir on independence day Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government's decision to revoke the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir state, saying he was proud that "'one nation, one constitution' has become a reality."...
23:34, 08/15/2019

AIR Broadcasts PM Modi's Independence Day Speech In 15 Foreign Languages The All India Radio for the first time translated and broadcast the entire Independence Day speech of Prime Narendra Modi in 15 foreign languages through its External Services Division (ESD),......
05:17, 08/19/2019

PM Modi To Deliver Sixth Straight Independence Day Speech Tomorrow Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver on Thursday his sixth straight Independence Day speech and is expected to touch on a host of issues, ranging from his government's landmark decision on Jammu......
01:00, 08/15/2019

Give Up Single Use Plastic, PM Modi Urges In Independence Day Speech Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning urged citizens to eliminate the use of single-use plastic and also suggested shopkeepers to provide eco-friendly bags to its customers....
11:34, 08/15/2019

PM Modi Hits Back At Critics In Independence Day Speech: Foreign Media Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hit back at critics of his government's decision to revoke Kashmir's autonomy, saying its special status had only led to terrorism and corruption....
11:34, 08/15/2019

India's Modi trumpets Kashmir, Muslim marriage moves in Independence Day speech Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered an Independence Day speech on Thursday that spotlighted a decision to remove the special rights of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir among the bold moves of his second term....
09:00, 08/15/2019

Jaishankar To Visit Nepal To Participate In Nepal-India Joint Commission External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is scheduled to visit Nepal this week to participate in the fifth meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission to review the overall state of bilateral relations....
15:17, 08/19/2019

Nepal To Begin Construction Of Railways Linking Nepal With India, China President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Friday said that Nepal is planning to start construction of railways linking Kathmandu with India and China within two years....
07:00, 05/04/2019

PM Modi Thanks World Leaders For Congratulatory Messages Prime Minister Modi on Thursday thanked world leaders and personalities for their congratulatory messages after the BJP-led NDA is set to return to power for the second time, saying his government......
04:34, 05/24/2019

PM Modi, Other Leaders Congratulate Students After CBSE Class 12 Results The CBSE Class 12 results were announced today afternoon for 13 lakh students who appeared for the crucial examination which began on February 13. Two girls, Hansika Shukla from Uttar Pradesh's......
17:00, 05/02/2019

PM Modi's Meet On 'One Nation One Election' Today, 5 Leaders To Skip It Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold an all-party meeting today to discuss two key issues -- his initiative of "One Nation One Election" and the Nitis Aayog's proposal of developing "aspirational......
08:51, 06/19/2019

PM Modi Likely To Attend Key Party Meeting With Jammu And Kashmir Leaders Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to attend a meeting of BJP's Jammu and Kashmir core group called on Tuesday, with top party leaders, including its chief Amit Shah, set to discuss political......
23:51, 07/28/2019

"Terrorism Is Biggest Threat To Humanity": PM Modi At BRICS Leaders' Meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi met US President Donald Trump alongside the G-20 Summit in Japan's Osaka. This is PM Modi's first meeting with President Trump after his reelection in the recently......
08:00, 06/28/2019

PM Modi Shares 5-Point Approach For Leaders To Tackle Global Challenges Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday put forward a five-point approach to address common challenges facing the world, including protectionism, unilateralism at global financial organisations like......
13:51, 06/28/2019

Live updates: PM Modi In Japan For G20 Summit, To Meet World Leaders Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Osaka, Japan to attend the G20 summit. He will be meeting several world leaders, including US President Donald Trump....
05:51, 06/27/2019

PM Modi Arrives In Japan For G20 Summit, To Meet Leaders Including Trump Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday arrived in Japan for the G20 Summit during which he will attend important plurilateral meetings and meet with the world leaders including US President Donald......
01:51, 06/27/2019

Independence Day 2019: Try These Independence Day Special Desserts At Home To Ring In The Celebratio Independence Day 2019: Soak in the celebratory fervour of Independence Day with the most amazing desserts that you can prepare at home! From tricolour trifle to tricolour macaroons, we've got it all......
19:34, 08/05/2019

Independence Day 2019: 7 Best Tricolour Recipes You Should Try This Independence Day With Independence Day just around the corner, it is time to soak in the celebrations with the best of tricolour recipes that you can prepare at home. From tricolour pizza, pasta to tricolour......
13:17, 08/13/2019

| Bhutan to double teacher pay In many countries teachers have a rough time but not in Bhutan, the small Himalayan kingdom famous for striving for Gross National Happiness, where their pay is being doubled....
22:00, 06/15/2019

How to Be ‘Carbon Neutral’ If You’re Not Bhutan There’s a tiny nation nestled in the Himalaya mountains with so many trees -- and so little pollution -- that it actually gobbles up more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it produces. Unfortunately for the fight against global climate change, most of the world’s countries aren’t like Bhutan. ...
18:17, 05/08/2019

| In happy Bhutan, the PM is a doctor on Saturdays It's Saturday in Bhutan and Lotay Tshering has just completed urinary bladder repair surgery on a patient at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital....
16:17, 05/09/2019

In Bhutan, The Prime Minister Is A Doctor Every Saturday It's Saturday in Bhutan and Lotay Tshering has just completed urinary bladder repair surgery on a patient at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital....
05:34, 05/10/2019

S Jaishankar To Visit Bhutan, His First Overseas Trip As Foreign Minister External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will embark on a two-day visit to Bhutan tomorrow, his first overseas trip after assuming charge of the ministry....
15:17, 06/06/2019

Rights group cheers Bhutan’s move to legalize gay relations NEW DELHI (AP) — A global rights group has welcomed Bhutan’s move toward becoming the latest South Asian nation to decriminalize homosexuality. The tiny Himalayan kingdom’s lower house of Parliament voted overwhelmingly on Friday to repeal provisions that said “unnatural sex”...
19:51, 06/09/2019

Car Boom Brings Gridlock Misery To 'Green And Happy' Bhutan Famed for valuing Gross National Happiness over economic growth, Bhutan is a poster child for sustainable development. But booming car sales may impact efforts to preserve its rare status as a carbon......
08:51, 07/24/2019

Ron Hunt to greet Mets fans this weekend When I met with Ron Hunt last November and discussed the Parkinson’s Disease he was battling, I asked him if he wanted Mets fans from way back to pray for him. “No,” Hunt said. “Just tell them I said hi. I don’t know them. They don’t know me personally. Just tell them I said hi.......
20:00, 08/08/2019

Yankees Greet Padres Rookie With Two Homers Right Off the Bat It was the 10th time in franchise history the Yankees began a game with back-to-back homers, and they came off Chris Paddack, who entered the game with a 1.93 E.R.A....
05:34, 05/30/2019

2020 Subaru models will greet you, help you keep your eyes on the road DriverFocus, to be offered on some 2020 Subaru models, uses an infrared camera to monitor your eyes and can alert you if aren't paying attention.       ...
03:00, 08/07/2019

Iranians Greet Latest Sanctions Imposed by U.S. with Mockery Both hard-liners and reformers argued that the new sanctions would have little practical impact. One Iranian joked on Twitter: “The only people left to sanction are me, my dad and our neighbor’s kid.”...
02:34, 06/25/2019

Thailand's king to greet subjects in coronation parade Thailand's newly crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn will greet his subjects on Sunday in a royal procession, a day after completing ornate rituals to become the country's first new divine monarch in nearly seven decades....
02:51, 05/05/2019

"Jai Shri Ram" Slogans Greet Mamata Banerjee In Bengal. Her Reaction Slogans of "Jai Shri Ram" greeted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee when she drove into Chandrakona town on Saturday afternoon for last-minute campaigning in the Arambagh seat, which goes to......
21:17, 05/04/2019

President Kovind, PM Greet People On 5th Telangana State Formation Day Telangana Formation Day 2019: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed theirbest wises on Telangana Day. "Greetings and good wishes to the people of Telangana on......
13:34, 06/02/2019

Images show rarely seen UAE ruler greet sheikhs for Ramadan DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — State media in the United Arab Emirates has published images of the country’s rarely seen president greeting other ruling sheikhs for Ramadan. The state-run WAM news agency early Thursday published images of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan at Al Bateen Pal...
07:51, 05/09/2019

Omar vows to continue being Trump's 'nightmare' as hundreds greet her in Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar promised to continue being President Trump’s "nightmare" as she received a warm welcome in her Minnesota district on Thursday, following a turbulent week in which she repeatedly clashed with the White House....
11:17, 07/19/2019

Orlando Pride soccer player, 1-year-old fan, both with 1 arm, greet in heartwarming photo An Orlando Pride soccer player and a 1-year-old fan who both have just one hand reunited at a game in June — and the priceless moment was captured on camera....
16:51, 07/25/2019

Trump baby blimp flies in London as protests greet president As British Prime Minister Theresa May meets President Donald Trump on Tuesday, thousands of protesters plan to tell the U.S. leader he should have stayed at home....
13:51, 06/04/2019

Trump ditches start of Democratic debate to greet Alaskan troops President Trump ditched the opening minutes of the first Democratic debate to greet service members in Alaska while Air Force One was refueling. “I had my choice between you and them. And I chose you,” Trump told troops at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage as the 9 p.m. debate began. Trump, who ...
04:17, 06/27/2019

Uncover gastronomic bliss in the Maldives Six Senses Laamu is passionate about wellbeing but it is also focused on food. Combine the two on a desert island with turquoise waters inhabited by dolphins and what do you get? Gastronomic bliss....
01:00, 08/15/2019

In A First, Ferry Service To Connect India And Maldives India and the Maldives have agreed to launch a ferry service connecting the two countries as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih emphasised the need to improve......
22:51, 06/08/2019

Instagram's Siberian 'Maldives' is toxic lake A Russian lake known as the "Siberian Maldives" because of its bright turquoise waters, is a highly toxic artificial pond and anyone swimming in it could be in danger, warns the company whose coal plant uses it to dump ash....
00:00, 07/11/2019

This summer win an internship at a Maldives resort looking after turtles The Coco Palm resort in the Maldives is offering a two-week internship this summer to work at that resort's turtle rescue center.        ...
19:51, 06/07/2019

Indian PM arrives in Maldives in 1st trip since reelection MALE, Maldives (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in the Maldives for his first official overseas trip since being elected to office for a second term. It’s the first visit by an Indian prime minister to the South Asian archipelago nation in eight years. Modi is meeting wit...
15:34, 06/08/2019

Dining in paradise: The Maldives' finest tables Set in the impossibly turquoise blue waters of the Indian Ocean, the islands of the Maldives have become a luxury vacation destination with few equals....
00:51, 08/13/2019

This seafood restaurant’s latest catch: Chinese robots that greet customers and deliver food. A newly opened Delaware seafood restaurant has a unique item on its menu: robot servers. The machines are the latest example of intelligent machines working in the restaurant industry....
13:51, 07/02/2019

Protests, no-shows, and the Baby Trump balloon greet the president in two grief-stricken cities It took only 24 hours for two organizers to raise more than $3,000 to bring the Baby Trump balloon to Dayton Wednesday to be on hand as a sign of protest for President Donald Trump's visit aimed at remember the victims of a devastating weekend shooting.        ...
22:34, 08/07/2019

‘Siberian Maldives’ is actually a toxic dump, Instagrammers warned Russian lake that has sparked social media frenzy is full of metal oxides from coal ashA Russian energy company has warned Instagram users not to swim in a mesmerising turquoise lake nicknamed the “Siberian Maldives” because it is actually an ash dump filled with harmful metal oxides.But despite war...
12:51, 07/10/2019

Maldives Ex-Leader Mohamed Nasheed Tipped As New Speaker The former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed has been nominated as the country's parliamentary speaker and is set to be sworn in Tuesday, a party official said....
09:00, 05/28/2019

Maldives court annuls ex-VP's conviction in boat explosion A court in the Maldives has set aside the conviction and 15-year prison term given the former vice president on allegations he conspired to assassinate former President Yameen Abdul Gayoom....
17:34, 05/20/2019

Maldives Crisis Could Stir Trouble Between China and India Opposition leaders want India to intervene against the nation’s president, who declared a state of emergency this month, and who is seen as an ally of China....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un greet each other with cross-border handshake at fortified Demilitarized Zone PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un greet each other with cross-border handshake at fortified Demilitarized Zone....
13:51, 06/30/2019

Ex-Maldives Vice President, Who Sought Asylum In India, Arrested Former Vice President of Maldives Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Ghafoor, who had sought political asylum in India after arriving in Tamil Nadu on a cargo vessel, was arrested by Maldives police on Saturday after......
04:17, 08/04/2019

"We Are Natural Friends With India," Says Maldives Defence Forces Chief India has been providing swift help to its neighbours at times of natural calamities and security threats, and it is all set to play the key role of a "security guarantor" for peace and stability......
16:17, 07/05/2019

Former Maldives president pleads not guilty to charges of money laundering Abdulla Yameen, the former president of the Maldives, pled not guilty to charges of money laundering on Sunday, in the first hearing of a criminal court trial into the matter....
20:17, 07/21/2019

Former Maldives Vice President Ahmed Adeeb Taken To Detention Center A former vice president of the Maldives, who was arrested after fleeing to India to avoid questioning over the alleged embezzlement of state funds, has been taken to a Maldives detention center after......
20:00, 08/05/2019

Maldives’ ex-vice president who fled to India brought back A former vice president of Maldives who was arrested after fleeing the Indian Ocean archipelago nation to avoid questioning over the alleged embezzlement of state funds has been brought the Maldives...
00:17, 08/05/2019

Inside Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner's Luxurious Honeymoon in the Maldives Slide on over to check out these amazing images from Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas' amazing tropical honeymoon. Following their second wedding late last month in France, the two......
01:00, 07/15/2019

Disneyland scores permits to build microbrewery, retail shop and meet-and-greet area at Marvel park The city of Anaheim has approved a handful of building permits for Disney's Marvel inspired theme park land in Calififornia for projects including bathroom construction, a microbrewery, a meet-and-greet area and a merchandise outlet....
18:00, 06/12/2019

"Modi Wave" Coming From Every Home In India, Says PM Modi At Rally Crisscrossing three Hindi heartland states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said a "Modi wave" is coming from every home in India and also escalated the attack on Congress president Rahul......
05:00, 05/14/2019

Maldives police arrest ex-vice president after India denies entry Maldives police on Saturday said they had arrested former vice-president Ahmed Adeeb and were bringing him to the capital Male after he was refused entry to India....
18:51, 08/03/2019

Ex-Maldives Vice President Adheeb Stays Put In Ship, No Word On Exit A day after he arrived in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin on a cargo vessel without any valid documents, the former Vice President of Maldives, Ahmed Adheeb Abdul Ghafoor today continued to stay put in the......
13:51, 08/02/2019

Newlyweds missed £10k Maldives honeymoon after British Airways flight chaos A newlywed couple were forced to abandon their dream honeymoon after British Airways's IT system went into meltdown, with holidaymakers facing more chaos today....
20:34, 08/08/2019

Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx and wife Courtney greet baby daughter Ruby with a pink bass The couple's daughter arrived after 18 hours of labor "with a full head of hair," the 60-year-old Motley Crue bassist announced.        ...
02:17, 08/01/2019

Instagrammers warned not to swim in toxic Siberian lake dubbed ‘Novosibirsk Maldives’ A turquoise-colored Siberian lake may be Insta-perfect — but it’s actually an artificial, toxic waste dump, and the company operating the plant is urging visitors not to go into the water. The lake, dubbed the Novosibirsk Maldives, is used to dump ash from a nearby coal plant, and contains chemicals...
00:00, 07/12/2019

India sends back Maldives' ex-vice president attempting illegal entry: sources India has sent back former vice-president of the Maldives, Ahmed Adeeb, to his home country, two sources familiar with the matter said on Saturday, days after he illegally entered through a tugboat in the southern Indian city of Thoothukudi....
12:17, 08/03/2019

Economy In Bad State But "Modi Modi" Everywhere, Says Siddaramaiah Senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah said on Thursday that he was unable to understand the "Modi mania" despite the bad state of the economy under the previous BJP regime led by him....
04:00, 06/14/2019

| At least 50 dead in Nepal's monsoon Floods and landslides caused by torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 50 people across Nepal while dozens more are missing, officials said Sunday....
22:34, 07/14/2019

2 Climbers From Kolkata Die On Kanchenjunga In Nepal Two Indian climbers died near the summit of Mount Kanchenjunga during an expedition on the world's third highest mountain in Nepal, their hiking company said on Thursday....
09:00, 05/16/2019

Nepal says bans WeChat Pay, Alipay Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting in a loss of income to the Himalayan nation, a spokesman for the central bank said on Wednesday....
14:51, 05/22/2019

Nepal explosions kill 3, at least 8 injured No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts, but police suspect a political splinter group. Three people have died and several others have been wounded....
05:17, 05/27/2019

Nepal explosions kill three, at least eight injured No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts but police suspect a splinter political group. Three people have perished and several others wounded....
18:00, 05/26/2019

Nepal financial inclusion: Banking on top of the world Nepal’s government wants everyone to have access to a bank and has ordered a branch in each of the country’s 753 districts. Asiamoney journeys to one of the poorest and most remote parts of Asia, high in the Himalayas, to see if its grand financial-inclusion plan is working....
15:17, 06/28/2019

Indian Mountaineer Dies In Nepal, Third In As Many Days An Indian climber has died in Nepal while descending the summit of Mount Makalu during an expedition to the world's fifth highest mountain, an official said Friday, days after two mountaineers from......
13:34, 05/17/2019

Capital markets: Nepal seeks the right rating Chaos and upheaval in Nepal have given way to growth and stability, and investors have taken note. Capital is flowing in from India and China, while the government pushes ahead with securing its inaugural credit rating, but can the good times last?...
13:51, 06/28/2019

| Trash from the top of the world handed over for recycling in Nepal Aluminium ladders and cans collected from Mount Everest may find a second life as pots and pans, as bags of trash were collected after the climbing season....
23:00, 06/05/2019

Former UN Official Jailed For Child Abuse In Nepal A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's growing appeal for foreign paedophiles....
13:34, 07/09/2019

Nepal protesters demand government keep away from trusts KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of people have gathered in Nepal’s capital to protest proposed legislation that would allow the government to nationalize centuries-old community and religious trusts responsible for organizing festivals and ceremonies. The protesters gathered near the prime m...
12:51, 06/19/2019

Climbers Did Not Die Due To Congestion On Mount Everest, Says Nepal Nepal's Department of Tourism (DoT) on Thursday claimed that high altitude sickness and other health reasons caused deaths on Mount Everest this spring season, not congestion....
11:51, 06/13/2019

Will Run Government For Full Term: Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday said he will continue for full five-year term and warned his detractors not to "day dream about toppling" his government....
21:34, 08/18/2019

2 Indian climbers die on Mount Kanchenjunga in Nepal KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An expedition organizer says two Indian climbers on Mount Kanchenjunga (KAN’-chen-joonga) have died while attempts were being made to rescue them. Pasang Sherpa of Peak Promotion in Kathmandu says one of them had scaled the world’s third tallest peak while another...
07:51, 05/16/2019

Two Indian climbers die on Mount Kanchenjunga in Nepal Two Indian climbers died near the summit of Mount Kanchenjunga during an expedition on the world’s third highest mountain in Nepal, their hiking company said on Thursday....
10:17, 05/16/2019

Himalayan highs … and lows: trekking in Nepal Big skies and golden eagles aside, without the training even Nepal’s ‘easiest’ hike is a challenge. But the mountains still work their magic on our writerOn the second morning of our trek up Poon Hill, in a clearing in a rhododendron forest, my friend Ali and I stopped for a breather. Rarely has the...
09:51, 07/14/2019

113 Dead, 38 Missing In Nepal Floods, Landslides Floods and landslides triggered by incessant monsoon rains across Nepal have claimed at least 113 lives while 38 people are still missing, officials said today...
09:17, 07/29/2019

43 Dead, 24 Missing In Floods, Landslides In Nepal At least 43 people, including 18 women, were killed and 20 others injured in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in various parts of Nepal, the police said....
11:17, 07/14/2019

‘Welcome home, Ilhan!’: supporters greet Ilhan Omar as she arrives in home state – video The US representative Ilhan Omar is welcomed with cheers and support as she returns to Minnesota on Thursday after days of inflammatory attacks by Donald Trump. At the airport, supporters shouted their backing of the Somalian-born lawmaker. Meanwhile, Trump tried to distance himself from supporters’...
21:51, 07/19/2019

Monsoon rains kill 30 people in Nepal, others missing Flash floods and landslides in Nepal triggered by monsoon rains killed 15 people and injured 12 overnight while another 18 have gone missing, officials said on Saturday....
18:34, 07/13/2019

Nepal on high alert for general strike after explosions KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Security forces in Nepal are on high alert amid a general strike called by an outlawed communist group suspected in a series of explosions that killed four people and wounded seven more in the capital. Schools and main markets remained closed on Monday in Kathmandu while traf...
06:17, 05/27/2019

Mount Everest climbing season gets underway in Nepal KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A team of Nepalese guides has become the first expedition to scale Mount Everest during this year’s climbing season, setting the ropes for the hundreds of climbers who will follow. Nepal’s Department of Tourism says the specially chosen team of expert guides fixed...
12:51, 05/14/2019

Mandarin Made Mandatory In Many Nepal Schools: Report Many schools across Nepal have made it mandatory for students to learn Mandarin lured by the Chinese government's offer to cover salaries of teachers who teach the language, a media report said on......
10:51, 06/15/2019

Scores dead as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 85 people in South Asia in the past few days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeastern state of Assam....
13:00, 07/14/2019

Floods and landslides kill at least 88 people in Nepal and India At least 88 people have died in Nepal and northeastern India, with millions affected after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides over the weekend....
11:51, 07/15/2019

Ex-U.N. aid worker jailed in Nepal for sexually abusing boys A court in Nepal has sentenced a former UN aid worker from Canada to nine years in jail on charges of sexually abusing two boys, a court official said on Tuesday....
13:17, 07/09/2019

Nepal marks first Everest climb in deadly season Nepal has commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest more than 60 years ago amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years. (May 29)        ...
01:17, 05/30/2019

Nepal's CG Group ties up with Huawei to launch 4G services Nepal's Chaudhary Group (CG) has signed a deal worth about $100 million with China's Huawei Technologies to bring 4G phone services to the country, CG's chief executive said, shrugging off U.S. security concerns about Huawei's products....
15:00, 07/01/2019

Canadian gets to 9 years in prison in Nepal for abusing boys A Nepal court has sentenced a Canadian aid worker to 9 years in prison after he was convicted of sexually abusing 2 boys who were found at his home last year...
07:00, 07/09/2019

China's Mobile-Payment Giants Come Under Fire in Nepal The Himalayan nation dealt a blow to Chinese payment platforms that have been aggressively expanding abroad, restricting them after finding that some transactions they facilitated flouted its laws....
19:17, 05/22/2019

| Malaysian climber dies after Nepal mountain rescue A Malaysian climber rescued in Nepal after two nights in the open on one of the world's most treacherous mountains has died in a Singapore hospital, reports have said....
11:00, 05/04/2019

8, Including Toddler, Die Collecting "Himalayan Viagra" In Nepal At least eight people died while collecting rare medicinal fungus Yarsagumba, popularly known as the "Himalayan viagra", in Nepal's Dolpa district, police said in Kathmandu on Thursday....
22:17, 06/06/2019

Nepal Seeks Help Identifying Bodies Found on Everest Four corpses were removed from the mountain this season, one of the deadliest ever. It’s unclear when the climbers died, and some of the bodies are unrecognizable, Nepalese officials said....
16:17, 06/07/2019

Scotland’s Independence Scotland claims credit for inventing the telephone, television and penicillin, not to mention modern economics. Its people built ships, bridges and locomotives for the world and, more recently, Grand Theft Auto. Scotland is also home to one of Europe’s most prominent independence movements. In a 201...
14:51, 06/21/2019

9 relatives slain in Nepal mountain village, girl injured KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Officials say nine people in two families were slain by masked assailants in their homes at night in a remote mountain village in Nepal. Government administrator Murari Wasti said the bodies were found Tuesday morning by neighbors. A 12-year-old girl survived with injuries. T...
08:17, 05/21/2019

Monsoons, flash flooding kills at least 47 in Nepal, dozens missing 47 people have been killed and dozens are missing or injured after heavy rainfall caused massive flooding and landslides in Nepal over the past few days, according to the Nepalese government...
20:34, 07/14/2019

Indian climber dead, Irishman missing in Nepal mountains An expedition organizer says an Indian climber has died while descending from the summit of Mount Makalu while an Irishman fell on Mount Everest and is missing....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Nepal Says Overcrowding On Mount Everest "Not Sole Reason" Behind Deaths Nepal has denied accusations that the rise in the number of deaths of Mount Everest climbers is solely due to "overcrowding", adding adverse weather conditions also resulted in the deaths....
22:51, 05/27/2019

Nepal's record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero Family, friends and supporters have welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal's capital days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record....
16:34, 05/25/2019

Nepal’s record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Family, friends and supporters welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal’s capital on Saturday, days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record. After flying back from Everest to Kathmandu, Kami Rita was greeted by the waiting crowd at the ...
17:17, 05/25/2019

Nepal Authorities Clear 11 Tonnes Of Trash From Mount Everest The Nepalese government on Monday concluded its clean-up drive of the Mount Everest and said it had collected nearly 11 tonnes of trash that had piled up on the peak for decades....
22:51, 05/27/2019

Two blasts in Nepal kill 3 and injure 5, security on high-alert At least three people were killed and five injured in two explosions in Nepal’s capital on Sunday — with police suspecting an outlawed communist group as being behind the attacks. The two blasts occurred about an hour apart in separate neighborhoods in Kathmandu, police official Shyam La...
22:51, 05/26/2019

Nepal jails Canadian former UN official for sexually abusing boys Peter Dalglish, 62, an aid worker awarded Order of Canada in 2016, convicted of abusing two boys, aged 12 and 14A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal after a trial that underscored the country’s growing appeal for foreign paedophiles.Peter John Dalglish, 62, fro...
11:17, 07/09/2019

Nepal’s record-setting Everest guide returns hero Family, friends and supporters have welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal’s capital days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record...
05:17, 05/26/2019

| Nepal declines permission for Dalai Lama's birthday celebration The Dalai Lama's birthday celebrations in Nepal have been cancelled after the government refused permission for the event to go ahead, officials said, in another sign of the growing influence of China over its Himalayan neighbour....
00:17, 07/08/2019

Nepal sets new rules for Everest climbers after deadly season Permit will depend on climbers having ascended at least one 6,500-metre Nepalese peakAll climbers seeking a permit for Everest must have prior high altitude mountaineering experience and demonstrable training, a high-level commission for the Nepalese government has ruled.The recommendation was issue...
22:00, 08/14/2019

South Asia soaked as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 40 people in South Asia in two days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeastern state of Assam....
02:34, 07/14/2019

Floods, landslides leave scores dead across Nepal, India Police in Nepal say flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 43 people in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the Himalayan border in India...
08:51, 07/14/2019

78 dead in Nepal as flooding wreaks havoc in South Asia Monsoon flooding and landslides are continuing to cause havoc in South Asia, with the death toll rising to 78 in Nepal and authorities in neighboring northeastern India battling to provide relief to over 4 million people in the state of Assam...
13:51, 07/16/2019

UP Man Arrested In Nepal For Running Illegal Call Bypass Scam A 36-year-old Indian man has been arrested in Nepal for illegally operating call bypass on international calls that caused a loss of millions of rupees to the Himalayan nation's telecom department,......
00:17, 06/03/2019

Nepal Everest cleanup drive yields garbage, bodies KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Officials in Nepal say a government expedition to Mount Everest has removed 11,000 kilograms (24,200 pounds) of garbage and four dead bodies from the world’s highest mountain. Tourism Department official Danduraj Ghimire said Wednesday that cleaners spent weeks on the s...
14:51, 06/05/2019

Death toll from India, Nepal, Bangladesh floods jumps to over 300 The death toll from severe flooding in parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh rose to more than 300 on Monday, even as heavy rains are starting to ebb and water levels started to recede in some of the worst-affected areas....
12:34, 07/22/2019

Millions Displaced as Monsoon Floods Hit India, Nepal and Bangladesh More than a hundred people have died and millions were forced to leave their homes as monsoon rains have devastated parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh. At least three million people have been displaced in north and Northeast India, reports the BBC, including almost two million people in the northe...
08:34, 07/16/2019

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc....
19:34, 07/15/2019

Nepal picks up four bodies, 11 tonnes of garbage in Everest clean-up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain, the government said on Wednesday....
17:51, 06/05/2019

Flood Hit Nepal Appeals To International Agencies To Extend Help: Reports Flood-hit Nepal has appealed to the international agencies for help to prevent the possible water-borne diseases and to ensure proper health services to the tens of thousand of people affected by the......
18:51, 07/15/2019

Nepal Faces Mountainous Challenge Identifying Everest Bodies The bodies of four climbers who failed their Everest challenge and left little clue as to their identity have thrown up a new challenge for Nepalese authorities who control the world's tallest peak....
10:17, 06/09/2019

Nepal marks 1st Everest ascent amid debate over permits Nepal commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest on Wednesday amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years and a debate on whether the government should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the world's highest peak....
22:51, 05/29/2019

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 55, thousands displaced The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 55 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
19:34, 07/14/2019

Nepal waits for relatives to claim bodies brought down from Mt. Everest Nepal on Thursday urged friends and families of four climbers whose bodies were brought down from Mount Everest to come forward and identify them, as the deadliest climbing season since 2015 came to an end....
16:00, 06/06/2019

Nepal doubts India’s ‘Yeti’ claim, says prints likely from a bear In abominable news for yeti fans, Nepal’s military disputed Indian claims to have spotted footprints belonging to the elusive snowman — saying they were more likely a bear’s. On Monday, the Indian army posted images on Twitter of “yeti prints” from close to the Nepal-China border, sparking widesprea...
17:17, 05/03/2019

Six things I bet you didn’t know about Independence Day NBC NEWS – America’s observance of the Fourth of July has evolved since celebrations began 240 years ago — we’ve traded 18th-century favorites like turtle soup and shooting cannons for hot dogs and fireworks. Even though the holiday has some predictable elements — there will be bar...
22:51, 07/01/2019

Happy Independence Day from The A.V. Club Any day where we can stuff ourselves with burgers, chug beer, set off city-approved fireworks, and numbly contemplate the troubling trajectory of our country is an all right day in our book. While Independence Day might not sound too distinguishable from any other day, the main difference is that we...
20:34, 07/04/2019

20 become citizens just in time for Independence Day Tucson, AZ – Just in time to celebrate Independence Day, 20 people from 18 countries became United State citizens Thursday. The ceremony took place at Saguaro National Park’s Tucson Mountain District, where the group of 20 became citizens. Judge Bruce G. Macdonald took oaths from the new citizens. T...
08:34, 07/05/2019

How the U.S. lost its energy independence America has gone through an astounding energy renaissance in the past decade. By 2020, the U.S. is predicted to become a net energy exporter, meaning it will export more energy than it imports. But the road here has been a difficult one....
14:34, 06/16/2019

Mount Everest climbers may have to prove experience, insurance to get permit from Nepal After 11 people died on Mt. Everest this spring, Nepal may require climbers to prove they have mountaineering experience and support to get a permit.       ...
20:00, 08/15/2019

Nepal Mountaineer, 49, Conquers Mount Everest For Record 23rd Time Nepal's mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa has become the first person to reach the Mouth Everest's summit for the most number of times with his 23rd time conquest on Tuesday of the highest peak on Earth....
10:34, 05/15/2019

Nepal court gives ex-U.N. adviser Peter Dalglish 9 years for child sex abuse A Nepali court has sentenced a prominent Canadian humanitarian and former United Nations adviser to nine years in prison for the sexual assaults of two boys last year....
22:34, 07/09/2019

Peruvian Climber, On Mission To Scale 14 Mountains, Dies On Nepal Peak Experienced Peruvian climber Richard Hidalgo was found dead Wednesday on Mount Makalu, the world's fifth-highest mountain, expedition organisers in Nepal said....
18:51, 05/08/2019

Former Canadian UN worker and renowned humanitarian sentenced in Nepal for raping boys For decades, Peter Dalglish, 62, held a distinguished reputation as one of Canada’s most esteemed and accomplished humanitarians devoted to the wellbeing of poor children. But on Monday, he was sentenced by a Nepali court to at least nine years behind bars for raping two young boys in a small villag...
19:17, 07/09/2019

Nepal's Pashupatinath Temple Owns Over 9kg gold, 1.3 Billion Rupees Cash A committee formed by the Nepal government, to investigate the assets owned by Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu on Wednesday, made public data that states that the shrine owns 276 kg of gold and 1.3......
07:34, 06/06/2019

Nepal Objects To US Envoy's Move To Engage With People On Social Media The Nepal government today took strong exception to the US envoy's move to engage with Nepali people on a weekly basis through social media, saying it would only invite unnecessary controversy,......
11:00, 05/23/2019

Nepal Looks To Limit Mount Everest Access After Deaths, But Doubts Linger Under pressure after a deadly season on traffic-clogged Mount Everest, Nepal is considering tightening access to the world's highest peak, but mountaineering experts fear the proposed changes could......
09:51, 06/05/2019

Nepal Floods Death Toll Reaches 67, Rainfall To Continue: Officials The death toll from the monsoon floods and landslides in Nepal has increased to 67, while 32 people were reported missing and over 40 others injured, officials said on Monday....
12:51, 07/16/2019

| Nepal climber scales Mount Everest for record 23rd time A Nepalese Sherpa climber Kami Rita has scaled Mount Everest for a 23rd time, breaking his own record for the most successful ascents of the world's highest peak....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Death toll in Nepal rains rises to 47, dozens missing, injured The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 47 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
17:51, 07/14/2019

As World Makes Gains Against Child Marriage, Nepal Struggles to Catch Up Nepal’s government is moving forward with a campaign to eradicate the practice, but the challenges are daunting, as activists say the marriages are increasing in some villages....
08:00, 06/07/2019

Acute Monsoon Flooding in Nepal and India Leaves Dozens Dead The death toll was likely to rise significantly, with hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes as severe rains lashed South Asia, officials said....
17:00, 07/14/2019

Babies in Nepal get quarter of calories from junk food, study finds Diets heavy on snack foods linked to undernutrition and stunting, say researchersChildren under the age of two in Nepal are getting a quarter of their calories from junk food, according to groundbreaking research that warns their diet is linked to stunting and undernutrition.Biscuits, crisps, instan...
06:51, 07/17/2019

Bihar's Flood Situation To Worsen After Heavy Rain In Nepal: Official The flood situation in Bihar remained grim on Wednesday and is expected to worsen as neighbouring Nepal is witnessing heavy rainfall and the water from the overflowing rivers there may flow in to......
14:34, 07/24/2019

These are the 56 people who signed the Declaration of Independence Some of the signers are world famous – among them Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and John Adams – and some are obscure.       ...
13:34, 07/04/2019

The Fed should ditch the rate cut and re-establish its independence The Fed’s big problem is that the economy isn’t doing badly enough for rate cuts — no matter how much the president begs. Last Friday the Bureau of Economic Analysis announced that the economy grew by a 2.1 percent annual rate in the second quarter of 2019. That was better than the 1.8 percent growt...
09:51, 07/30/2019

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

If it's Israeli independence day, it must be paddle ball As Israelis mark their independence day, the "ting-dong" sound of paddle ball being played on beaches is as much a part of the celebratory noise as the crackle of fireworks....
17:51, 05/08/2019

Aurora prizes independence in AV world After its breakup with VW, Aurora began a fresh pairing with FCA, and VW apparently moved closer to a new tie-up with Ford that could reshape the autonomous-vehicle landscape....
06:51, 06/17/2019

Trump says more deportations ahead after Independence Day President Donald Trump said Monday that Immigration and Customs Enforcement is going to be increasing deportations of undocumented immigrants after Independence Day. “After July Fourth a lot of people are going to be brought back out,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office, where he si...
18:51, 07/02/2019

2019 Independence Day: Best Two-Wheeler Ad Slogans On the occasion of India's 73rd Independence Day, we take a look at some of the most well-known two-wheeler advertisements which make for some iconic moments in Indian automotive advertising....
22:00, 08/15/2019

| 'No to dictatorship!': Algerians rally on independence day Tens of thousands of Algerians have taken to the streets to celebrate their country's independence from France and continue calls for a new democratic leadership in the wake of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation in April....
17:00, 07/09/2019

Independence Day 2019: 7 Best Tricolour Recipes You Should Try Independence Day 2019: With Independence Day just around the corner, it is time to soak in the celebrations with the best of tricolour recipes that you can prepare at home. From tricolour pizza, pasta......
23:17, 08/13/2019

British climber dies on Everest as death toll of climbers in Nepal reaches 18 A British climber too weak to descend from Mount Everest died on Saturday, officials said, the eighth climber to die on the world’s tallest mountain and the 18th in Nepal's Himalayas during the current climbing season....
13:00, 05/25/2019

4 bodies recovered from Mount Everest as Nepal seeks help in identifying dead climbers Nepal seeks help to identify four climbers whose bodies were brought down from Mount Everest during a particularly deadly climbing season.        ...
21:51, 06/10/2019

Mount Everest death toll rise not solely due to overcrowding, Nepal official says A recent spike in deaths atop the tallest mountain in the world doesn't solely have to do with recent overcrowding but includes a myriad of other factors, a top official in Nepal said Sunday....
21:00, 05/27/2019

In Sign Of Chinese Influence, Nepal Journalist Probed For Dalai Lama News Three Nepali journalists are being probed for circulating a news item on the Dalai Lama, officials said Tuesday, in a sign of growing Chinese influence on its small Himalayan neighbour....
01:17, 05/15/2019

Famed Sherpa climber helps Nepal kids reach greater heights KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Apa Sherpa has stood on top of the world more times than almost anyone. Now he wants to make sure no one feels compelled to follow his footsteps. As a boy growing up in Nepal, Sherpa dreamed of becoming a doctor, but poverty and lack of education steered him to a more dangero...
05:34, 05/20/2019

Everest Deaths Rise As Nepal Continues to Issue Permits Amid Overcrowding (NAMCHE, Nepal) — Scaling Mount Everest was a dream few realized before Nepal opened its side of the mountain to commercial climbing a half-century ago. This year the government issued a record number of permits, leading to traffic jams on the world’s highest peak that likely contributed...
21:51, 05/28/2019

Climbers call for Nepal to limit Mount Everest permits as deaths rise NAMCHE, Nepal — Nepal’s reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to scale Mount Everest has contributed to dangerous overcrowding, with inexperienced climbers impeding others and causing deadly delays, seasoned mountaineers said. During the short period this season when the weather was cl...
17:17, 05/28/2019

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about who is allowed up the mountain, after complaints of overcrowding and inexperienced climbers....
21:00, 05/29/2019

Nepal Woman Hired Indian Contract Killer To Murder Mother: Police A woman along with her boyfriend was arrested in Nepal on Monday for allegedly hiring an Indian contract killer to murder her mother who was opposed to their relationship, Kathmandu police said....
20:17, 07/01/2019

Nepal denies Tibetans' request to hold Dalai Lama birthday celebration The Tibetan community in Nepal called off plans to mark the birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama after their request for a public celebration was rejected over security concerns, a government official said on Sunday....
12:34, 07/07/2019

Mount Everest climbers seen crushed together in new video as Nepal debates limiting permits A crush of climbers waiting to ascend the world's tallest summit can be seen in a newly released video amid the ongoing debate whether Nepal should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the world's highest peak....
19:34, 05/30/2019

Branded "Witch", Nepal Woman Beaten Up, Forced To Eat Human Excreta: Cops A 35-year-old woman in Nepal was allegedly beaten up and forced to eat human faeces by a group of villagers over accusations of witchcraft, the police said on Sunday....
01:35, 08/19/2019

CBOE, C2 And CFE Trading Schedule For Independence Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL - June 25, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and CBOE Futures ExchangeSM (CFE®) in observance of Independence Day holiday:...
08:34, 05/02/2019

Indian High Commission In Pak Lit-Up In Tricolour For Independence Day The Indian High Commission in Islamabad is all set to celebrate the 73rd Independence Day of the country with much fervour, even as Islamabad continues its bitter rhetorics following revocation of......
07:00, 08/15/2019

Neera Tanden Is the Last Person You Should Ask About Journalistic Independence On MSNBC’s Meet the Press Tuesday, panelists discussed presidential hopeful and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ criticism of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his perceived influence over the Washington Post, which Bezos owns. Neera Tanden, the excessively online (she blocked me ages ago) president of the Cent...
10:52, 08/14/2019

Algeria arrests prominent independence war veteran Algerian authorities have detained an iconic veteran of the country’s war of independence with France, accusing him of insulting the army. Lakhdar Bouregaa's arrest caused an outcry, prompting demands for his release....
00:17, 07/01/2019

U.S. Oil Companies Find Energy Independence Isn’t So Profitable Investors are shunning the industry as prices fall, demand slows and fears grow that climate change will force companies to leave fossil fuels untapped....
21:17, 06/30/2019

Hopeful Of "Grand" Independence Day Celebrations In J&K: Top Bureaucrat The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Tuesday said it is hopeful of further relaxations in the security clampdown after the dress rehearsal for the August 15 Independence Day celebrations conclude......
13:17, 08/13/2019

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule for the Independence Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL -- June 27, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) in observance of the Independence Day holiday:...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Games: Mexico celebrates on Peru Independence Day at Pan Ams It might have been Peru's Independence Day but it was Mexico doing much of the celebrating at the Pan Am Games on Sunday as they continued their spectacular start in Lima, claiming gold in the women's mountain bike and taekwondo....
01:17, 07/29/2019

Davidson says will resist new referendum on Scottish independence Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservatives, on Saturday pledged to resist any new referendum on independence from the United Kingdom just as support for secession rises....
19:51, 05/04/2019

Venezuela marks independence day with military parade President Maduro said he would seek peace with the opposition, one day after a UN report accused the military of extrajudicial killings. Opposition leader Juan Guaido called for an end to Maduro's "dictatorship."...
23:00, 07/05/2019

This Chhattisgarh Village Has Not Seen Power Since India's Independence We are forced to live in darkness, say villagers of Trishuli, living in remote part of Chhattisgarh. Since India's independence, the electricity has not reached around 100 homes of this village. While......
13:17, 06/13/2019

Maduro shows military might in Independence Day celebration Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro is overseeing an extravagant military parade celebrating Independence Day as the embattled socialist leader falls under mounting criticism for using brutal tactics to crush his opponents...
20:51, 07/05/2019

2019 Independence Day: Top Indian Two-Wheeler Brands As India marks its 72nd year of independence, we take a look at the top Indian two-wheeler brands which have made significant strides, not only in India, but across the world....
22:00, 08/15/2019

Afghanistan blasts wound dozens on Independence Day A series of bombings struck restaurants and public squares on Monday in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, wounding at least 66 people, officials said, as the country marked the 100th anniversary of its independence....
12:51, 08/19/2019

Map of landmines: How Brexit might help the Scottish independence quest Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's plans to lead her nation to independence from the United Kingdom have been muddled by Brexit, but the whirlwind at the center of British politics may yet advance her cause....
19:00, 04/28/2019

J&K Celebrates "Incident-Free" Independence Day: Top Bureaucrat Independence Day celebrations across the sensitive Jammu and Kashmir region were held peacefully and without incident, Jammu and Kashmir Principal Secretary Rohit Kansal said on Thursday....
05:00, 08/16/2019

FC Tucson wins before pre-Independence Day Fireworks Celebration TUCSON – The Old Pueblo’s hometown soccer team scored early and often against Toronto FC II and walked away with a 3-1 victory at the Kino Sports Complex. FC Tucson will now go on a road swing and won’t play at home in the Old Pueblo again until August 24. Here’s more from We...
14:17, 07/04/2019

Get ready for the great Huawei-Android war of independence Last night, Reuters broke the news that Google, in response to a government order, was cutting ties with Chinese technology conglomerate Huawei. While the order is live, future devices from the company won’t have access to Google’s proprietary software – like Maps, the Google Play Store, and more. T...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Trump's Independence Day parade in Washington DC – in pictures Donald Trump is overseeing Fourth of July celebrations with a speech about patriotism and a show of military might that critics say is politicising an important holiday and wasting taxpayers’ money. The president has dismissed concerns about the event, which will take place in front of the Lincoln M...
20:00, 07/04/2019

Afghan wedding massacre followed by independence day bombings At least 34 people wounded in Jalalabad as country marks 100 years of independenceA series of bombings have struck restaurants and public squares in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, wounding at least 34 people, officials said, as the country marked the 100th anniversary of its independence.No g...
12:51, 08/19/2019

Ancient Artefacts From India Repatriated In UK On Independence Day Two ancient artefacts stolen from India many years ago were repatriated by a joint US-UK investigation team to coincide with the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at the Indian High Commission on......
05:00, 08/16/2019

Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence Afghanistan is at a “crucial moment” in its history as it marks 100 years of independence, the head of the UN Mission there said on Monday, following a series of terror attacks in recent days....
20:17, 08/19/2019

Canadian aid worker Peter Dalglish jailed 16 years in Nepal for sexual assault of boys Dalglish, an Order of Canada recipient, was convicted last month after a police investigation and trial his lawyers described as a travesty of justice....
02:00, 07/09/2019

Order of Canada recipient Peter Dalglish found guilty of child sex assault in Nepal An Order of Canada recipient has been found guilty of sexually assaulting children in Nepal after a police investigation and trial his lawyers describe as a travesty of justice....
22:51, 06/11/2019

Afghan independence day bombings follow wedding massacre At least 66 people wounded in Jalalabad two days after attack on Kabul wedding killed 63A series of bombings has struck restaurants and public squares in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, wounding at least 66 people, officials said, as the country marked the 100th anniversary of its independence...
14:17, 08/19/2019

China warns of war in case of move toward Taiwan independence China's defense ministry warned on Wednesday that it was ready for war if there was a move toward Taiwan's independence, accusing the United States of undermining global stability and denouncing its arms sales to the self-ruled island....
08:51, 07/24/2019

Thousands join Glasgow march for Scottish independence Rally comes as polls indicate SNP likely to make gains in European electionsThousands march for Scottish independence – in picturesThousands of people have marched in Glasgow in the largest show of support for Scottish independence since Nicola Sturgeon said she would introduce legislation to hold a...
04:34, 05/05/2019

Carnival, Under Court Order, Gives Compliance Unit More Independence Cruise-ship operator Carnival Corp., which agreed to strengthen its compliance function after admitting to dumping plastic waste in the ocean, is expected to appoint a compliance chief soon....
20:00, 07/08/2019

Facebook tried to censor our independence celebration. Now, I'm suing them in Poland In November 2016, some time before most Americans became alarmed at censorship in social media, I sued Facebook. If you haven’t heard about this landmark case, that is understandable, because I sued in a Polish court....
17:00, 06/17/2019

Maduro displays military power in Independence Day celebration Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro presented a grand military parade on Friday to mark the country’s independence day, basking in his power as commander-in-chief....
02:17, 07/06/2019

Heatwave and Wildfires in Alaska as Temperatures Hit 90 Degrees On Independence Day It’s about 80 degrees inside Brian Brettschneider’s Anchorage, Alaska home, but he can’t open up his windows. Smoke is drifting into the city from the nearby Swan Lake wildfire, and he’s trying to keep the ash out of his house. In the distance, even the mountains outside of t...
23:34, 07/05/2019

Exhibit will show rare copy of Declaration of Independence NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Yale University library will display a rare copy of the Declaration of Independence and hold a public reading to mark the 243rd anniversary of the nation’s founding. The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library says the document is one of only 26 known copies of the fi...
23:17, 06/23/2019

2019 Independence Day: Top 5 Patriotic Driving Holiday Destinations It's been 73 years since India gained her independence from the British Raj and our country has come a long way since then! We list out top driving holiday destinations which will make you feel proud......
22:00, 08/15/2019

CBOE, CFE and CBSX Trading Schedule for Independence Day Holiday Chicago, June 25, - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the following trading schedule in observance of the Independence Day Holiday....
08:51, 05/03/2019

CBOE, C2, CFE, and CBSX Trading Schedule for Independence Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, June 21, 2012 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observance of the Independence Day holiday. The trading schedule is...
19:51, 05/02/2019

In Kashmir's main city, only a few celebrate India's Independence Day India tightened security on Thursday in disputed Kashmir, sealing off many roads with barbed wire in the main city of Srinagar, as government officials and security forces held an Independence Day parade attended by only a few local people....
14:00, 08/15/2019

J&K To Saving Water, PM's "New India" Theme In Independence Day Speech Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the nation on Independence Day today, announced a Chief of Defence Staff post to oversee the tri-services, a "Jal Jeevan mission" to provide water for all and......
11:34, 08/15/2019

73rd Independence Day Live: Population Explosion Is A Problem, Says PM Independence Day Updates: Wearing a white kurta and his customary safaa, this time mustard, red and green, PM Modi spoke before a large gathering of ministers, diplomats and schoolchildren at the......
07:00, 08/15/2019

No Place For "Bigotry", "Intolerance": Sonia Gandhi On Independence Day Sonia Gandhi today listed "bigotry" and "intolerance" among the challenges facing the country in her Independence Day message, delivered days after taking over as the Congress's interim chief, saying......
05:00, 08/16/2019

"India Will Have Chief Of Defence Staff": PM's Big Independence Day Move Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a major announcement while addressing India on its 73rd Independence Day today, said a Chief of Defence Staff will be the head of the three services....
07:00, 08/15/2019

"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

Sturgeon calls for SNP to ensure 'surging' support for independence Nicola Sturgeon has declared it is "time for Scotland to become independent" and called on the SNP to make sure there is a "surge" in support for leaving....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Pilot Abhinandan Varthaman To Be Awarded Vir Chakra On Independence Day Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who spent nearly 60 hours in Pakistan's custody after his MiG-21 Bison was shot down by Pakistan Air Force F-16s in February, will be awarded the Vir Chakra......
09:51, 08/14/2019

Palestine opens solar plant to further energy independence JERICHO, West Bank — Palestinian officials say they have inaugurated their first solar panel plant as part of a plan to reduce their dependence on Israeli power sources. Mohammed Mustafa, head of the government’s investment fund, says that Wednesday’s plant opening in the ancient West Ba...
15:34, 05/22/2019

Trump views rare copy of U.S. Declaration of Independence with UK PM May U.S. President Donald Trump was shown a handwritten parchment copy of the U.S. Declaration of Independence - one of only two known to exist - during a visit to British Prime Minister Theresa May's office on Tuesday....
16:17, 06/04/2019

Delhi Police Mistakes Independence Day For Republic Day, Taken To Court The Delhi Police allegedly referred to the country's Independence Day on August 15 as "Republic Day" in a recent advisory, resulting in a petition being filed against it in the national capital's high......
13:17, 08/13/2019

Google Wishes India A Happy Independence Day With A Doodle Google is joining India in celebrating its 73rd Independence Day today with a doodle. The doodle, by Shaivalini Kumar depicts traditional motifs from Indian textiles evoking the complex yet harmonious......
07:00, 08/15/2019

CBOE, CFE, C2 and CBSX Trading Schedule for the Independence Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, June 18, 2013 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observance of the Independence Day Holiday. All times listed ...
10:34, 05/02/2019

Labour would not block new Scottish independence referendum - McDonnell Jeremy Corbyn's closest ally has raised the possibility of a Labour-SNP pact at Westminster by saying a future Labour government would not block a second Scottish independence referendum....
03:34, 08/07/2019

Thousands march in Glasgow to support Scottish independence In the first rally since First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she wanted another vote on Scottish independence, tens of thousands of people marched in support in Glasgow. The rally was twice the size of the one last year....
00:17, 05/05/2019

Fed Chair Emphasizes Independence as Trump Attacks Persist Fed Chairman Jerome H. Powell underlined the central bank’s insulation from politics and kept the door open for interest rate cuts as uncertainties loom....
20:00, 06/25/2019

EU legal expert criticizes Polish justice independence BRUSSELS (AP) — A top European Union justice official says a newly created disciplinary body at Poland’s supreme court is not up to EU legal standards. Advocate General Evgeni Tanchev said Thursday that the Polish court’s so-called Disciplinary Chamber “does not satisfy the require...
17:51, 06/27/2019

Rare surviving Declaration of Independence draft on display in NYC Here’s one way to celebrate Independence Day that has nothing to do with fireworks or cookouts. Only two complete “fair copies” of the Declaration of Independence still exist — and one is currently on display in the first floor of the New York Public Library’s Gottesman Hall ...
23:51, 07/01/2019

| 16 dead in crush at Madagascar independence day event - hospital At least 16 people were crushed to death in Madagascar on Wednesday at a venue holding national independence day celebrations in the capital Antananarivo, hospital officials said....
01:00, 06/28/2019

Indiana man writes the Declaration of Independence on his driveway every July 4th Joe Spangler, 66, has just spent about four hours on his knees, with chalk in one hand and a pipe in the other, drawing on his Fishers driveway.        ...
18:51, 07/03/2019

Pretty much all of Apple’s iCloud services are down… happy Independence Day! Today is the perfect day to celebrate your independence… from Apple’s iCloud services! Pretty much every service Apple offers related to iCloud is having serious issues right now. iCloud backup? Down! iCloud Mail? Down! iCloud Keychain? Down! iCloud Calendar? Down! iCloud Contacts? Down...
20:17, 07/04/2019

Southern California struck by powerful earthquake on Independence Day Emergency crews in Southern California are responding to at least 24 medical and fire incidents after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Ridgecrest....
22:51, 07/04/2019

In photos: Rare copy of Declaration of Independence on display A rare historic copy of the Declaration of Independence written by Thomas Jefferson's hand is on display at the New York Public Library on July 2, 2019 in New York City....
21:51, 07/02/2019

Nation's capital holds its Independence Day Parade The nation's capital held its Independence Day Parade along historic Constitution Avenue with the backdrop of the Washington D.C monuments. (July 4)        ...
00:34, 07/05/2019

Trump's Criticism of the Fed Hasn't Shifted Perception of Its Independence, Economists Say President Trump’s repeated attacks on the Federal Reserve haven’t significantly damaged perceptions of  the central bank’s independence, according to economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal....
18:17, 07/12/2019

Catalan leader defends push for independence on final day of trial Former vice-president pleads for political solution to crisis as landmark rebellion trial endsThe former Catalan vice-president Oriol Junqueras has used the last day of landmark proceedings against him and 11 other separatist leaders to defend the failed push for regional independence but also to pl...
23:34, 06/12/2019

India A Great Democracy, Says Mike Pompeo In Independence Day Message The friendship between India and the US has flourished into a strategic partnership in the last two decades and the two countries now cooperate on important issues from defence and counter-terrorism......
11:34, 08/15/2019

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Independence Day Holiday CHICAGO – June 28, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedules for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) and Bats U.S. equities and options exchanges in observance of the ...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Eyeing new independence vote, Scotland sets out referendum rules Scotland's pro-independence government has set out new rules on referendums in the hope of holding another secession vote in the second half of 2020 if Britain's parliament gives the go-ahead....
14:00, 05/29/2019

Trump Asks For Military Tanks For US Independence Day Event On July 4 President Donald Trump has asked the Pentagon to marshal a broadening array of military hardware, including tanks and fighter jets, to showcase his planned Fourth of July address to the nation -......
04:17, 07/02/2019

Trump views rare handwritten copy of US Declaration of Independence President Trump was shown one of two handwritten copies of the US Declaration of Independence while visiting outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday. On the second day of his three-day state trip to the UK, Trump and his wife, Melania, viewed the document — known as the Sussex Declara...
17:17, 06/04/2019

Alaskan heat wave could rise to record levels for Independence Day Independence Day temperatures will continue the heat wave in the nation's northernmost state. Across south Alaska, mercury is expected to rise to record or near-record levels on the nation's 423rd birthday and continue at above-average levels through next week, the National Weather Service reports....
00:00, 07/05/2019

Poland must maintain judicial independence: human rights official Poland's government needs to do more to preserve judicial independence and avoid "undermining public confidence in it," the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights said in a report published on Friday....
11:17, 06/28/2019

Independence Day: 5 Indian Superfoods That Are Taking The Culinary World By Storm Various common kitchen ingredients are becoming all global sensation- as healthy superfoods. Here are 5 such kitchen ingredients that are taking the culinary world by storm:...
13:17, 08/13/2019

Independence Day 2019: Wishes, Images, Wallpapers, Quotes, SMS, Messages Happy Independence Day 2019: We have compiled a list of wishes and messages for Independence Day that you can share with your friends, families and colleagues....
01:00, 08/15/2019

Pakistan celebrates Independence Day but tensions with India remain high Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan used an address celebrating Independence Day on Wednesday to criticize India for its actions in the disputed Kashmir region that has long been a flashpoint between the two nuclear-armed neighbors....
10:18, 08/14/2019

Scotland's Davidson girds for fight as support for independence rises Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservatives, returns to politics on Saturday with a vow to resist any new referendum on independence from the United Kingdom....
03:34, 05/04/2019

Amid Massive Security, Terror Threat, J&K Ready For Independence Day Elaborate security arrangements have been put in place in Jammu and Kashmir as the nation gets ready to celebrate its 73rd Independence Day on Thursday. Nearly 1.5 lakh police personnel - paramilitary......
01:00, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong: Banned pro-independence party chief arrested The Hong Kong National Party's Andy Chan was detained along with seven others. Civil servants are due to rally in support of the weekslong anti-government protests....
19:17, 08/02/2019

Watch: Ladakh MP, Praised By Prime Minister, Dances On Independence Day Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, the BJP MP from Ladakh who spoke out in support of the government's move to end special status for Jammu and Kashmir, celebrated 73rd Independence Day with a short dance that......
11:34, 08/15/2019

Seeking energy independence, Palestinians open solar plant JERICHO, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian officials say they have inaugurated their first solar panel plant as part of a plan to reduce their dependence on Israeli power sources. Mohammed Mustafa, head of the government’s investment fund, says that Tuesday’s plant opening in the ancient West...
11:00, 05/22/2019

Trump defends cost of Independence Day event, says it will be ‘very little compared to what it is worth’ The president took to Twitter to respond to growing concerns about an a “Salute to America” that will include displays of military hardware and flyovers by an array of jets, including Air Force One....
18:00, 07/03/2019

Fashion house Chanel parades its independence as profits rise Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away in February, on Monday reaffirmed commitment to its independence after reporting higher annual sales and profits....
20:17, 06/17/2019

'A narcissistic travesty': critics savage Trump's Independence Day jamboree Breaking with tradition, the president has decreed a military parade featuring jets, tanks – and at the centre, himselfWhen Donald Trump holds an Independence Day celebration with fireworks, flyovers and battle tanks at the heart of American democracy on the Fourth of July, critics fear that he will...
13:17, 07/03/2019

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

Jim Cramer: The Gulf of Oman tanker attack is a story about US oil independence The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Jim Cramer and Carl Quintanilla discuss what this might mean for business and the markets....
00:00, 06/14/2019

On Venezuelan independence day, Maduro calls for dialogue as Guaido slams 'dictatorship' Venezuela's bitterly divided political factions held competing commemorations of the country's independence day on Friday, with President Nicolas Maduro calling for dialogue and opposition leader Juan Guaido decrying alleged human rights violations by Maduro's "dictatorship."...
03:51, 07/06/2019

Independence Day 2019: 9 Restaurant Deals In Delhi And Mumbai To Enjoy And Indulge Tricoloured dishes, varied cuisines, innovative desserts, these restaurants have really upped their culinary game to make sure you enjoy the biggest festival of India....
13:34, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi-autonomous Chinese city receiving such protection....
17:17, 05/22/2019

Apple pays $1 billion for Intel unit in push for chip independence Apple Inc took a major step toward supplying its own smartphone chips by purchasing the majority of Intel Corp's modem business in a deal valued at $1 billion, the companies said on Thursday....
23:34, 07/25/2019

Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech as his plans proceed apace Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
00:51, 06/07/2019

Global Stocks Follow Wall Street Lower as Fed Signals Independence Stocks slipped and the dollar edged higher after comments from Federal Reserve officials damped hopes the central bank would move quickly to ease monetary policy....
11:17, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong police arrest pro-independence figure amid further protests Founder of the banned Hong Kong National party among eight arrests by police as public servants prepare to marchHong Kong police have arrested eight people, including a prominent pro-independence activist, on suspicion of having offensive weapons and explosives, ahead of a weekend of mass protests.O...
13:17, 08/02/2019

Celebrating independence: The history behind 30 classic American anthems, songs and marches These songs are about freedom, liberty, and opportunity, the beauty of the country, the sacrifices of our military, and the struggle to unite.       ...
17:34, 07/03/2019

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

Brexit is pushing the Scottish people towards independence, says the UK's leading polling expert Getty Scotland is moving towards wanting independence from the United Kingdom, due to the ongoing Brexit crisis. The UK's leading polling expert said that anti-Brexit voters in Scotland are increasingly moving towards wanting to become independent instead. Recent polls suggest there would be a clea...
17:00, 07/02/2019

Declare Independence From High Prices With REI's 4,000+ Item Fourth of July Sale Fourth of July is still a few weeks away, but REI is already popping the sale fireworks with discounts on all of your favorite outdoor gear....
19:51, 06/21/2019

Copy of Declaration of Independence makes rare showing at New York library A rare copy of the United States Declaration of Independence has been put on scarce public display in New York City, ahead of the United States' 243rd birthday....
18:51, 07/02/2019

Pete the Planner: Could giving my daughter some extra cash hurt her independence? If the kids are getting older and your kids could use some extra dollars, it feels nice to share. But could this habit lead to increased dependence?       ...
21:17, 06/25/2019

Tibet Issue "No Longer Struggle For Political Independence": Dalai Lama The Tibetan issue is no longer a struggle for political independence, the Dalai Lama has said, asserting that there is a need to focus on preservation of Tibet's cultural, religious and linguistic......
19:34, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six construction contracts in June for a planned oil refinery in the southern state of Tabasco....
02:17, 06/03/2019

SNP hints party would back Jeremy Corbyn if he allowed an independence referendum Scottish nationalists today stepped up their campaign to break up the United Kingdom by pushing for another referendum within two years amid the Brexit turmoil....
20:34, 08/08/2019

‘What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?’: The History of Frederick Douglass’ Searing Independence Day Oration After the Independence Day military parade in the nation’s capital on Thursday, President Donald Trump will give a speech at the Lincoln Memorial, the most recognizable memorial to his predecessor’s leadership during the Civil War and the abolition of slavery. And yet, alternative Fourth...
17:51, 07/03/2019

Trump honors military, calls for unity during 'Salute to America' Independence Day celebration President Donald Trump took the stage in the shadow of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., Thursday with first lady Melania Trump at his side in an event he organized to be focused on honoring the nation's troops....
06:17, 07/05/2019

All hail Theresa May, reluctant hero of the Scottish independence movement | Kevin McKenna With Brexit and Boris Johnson playing badly north of the border, the PM’s legacy could be a break-up of the unionThe problem with legacies and the obsession of departing leaders to bequeath them is that the wrong sort can breenge in and wreck the place. Tony Blair modernised the Labour party, repeal...
16:17, 07/05/2019

| US Independence Day | Earthquake hits California: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump praises military: 'The future belongs to us' | California desert town by epicentre of earthquake; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
08:17, 07/05/2019

What's open and closed on July 4th: Mail, banks, and stores impacted by Independence Day As America celebrates the Fourth of July, the post office, DMV and most banks will be closed. Many stores and restaurants are open. Costco is closed.        ...
14:17, 07/04/2019

Trump views the Supreme Court as an ally, sowing doubt about its independence among his critics The president’s tweet on impeachment exacerbates a dilemma facing Chief Justice John Roberts, who took the unprecedented step of publicly admonishing Trump last year....
01:17, 04/29/2019

Vladimir Putin Vows Stronger India-Russia Ties In Independence Day Wishes Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday conveyed his greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on India's Independence Day and expressed confidence that both the countries will further strengthen......
05:00, 08/16/2019

Retire early: Can ordinary Americans find financial independence and stop work by 50? There’s a movement that preaches extreme saving, long work hours and aggressive investing to achieve financial independence. Can you do it?        ...
21:34, 05/06/2019

National Archives confirm Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights safe after D.C. flooding Dangerous flash floods have rocked the Washington, D.C. area on Monday, but the nation's founding documents are safe, according to The National Archives....
04:51, 07/09/2019

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China has made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-ruled city, demanding it correct its "mistakes", state news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday....
16:17, 05/25/2019

Angry CNN panel shreds Trump's Independence Day remarks, calls it 'Schoolhouse Rock' speech It appears that CNN's constant bashing of President Trump doesn't stop on holidays as a panel ripped his "Salute to America" speech he gave to a large Fourth of July crowd. ...
17:00, 07/05/2019

‘They Don’t Take Care of Us’: Anti-Rape Protests Vandalize Mexico City’s Famous Angel of Independence Monument (MEXICO CITY) — Workers erected a wooden wall around Mexico City’s iconic Angel of Independence monument Saturday after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous protest over a string of alleged rapes by police. The disorder Friday night erupted as part of protests that arose t...
00:00, 08/19/2019

Redmi Note 7 Series, Redmi 7, Others Get Discounts in Independence Day Sale This sale will begin at 12pm IST tomorrow and will go on till August 11 on Flipkart, Amazon, and Mi.com and phones like Redmi Note 7S, Redmi Note 7 Pro, Redmi 7, Redmi Y3, and more will be listed with......
23:00, 08/06/2019

Trump baby blimp 'twin' set to crash President's Independence Day rally in US capital A Trump Baby blimp replica is set to take flight over Washington DC, after a group of US activists raised thousands of dollars to bring it to America's biggest national holiday celebrations....
13:34, 06/12/2019

Labour declares it wouldn't block second Scottish independence vote as Nicola Sturgeon hints at 'alliance' Labour has declared it would not block a second Scottish referendum in a significant shift of policy as Nicola Sturgeon hinted at a possible "progressive alliance"....
18:00, 08/07/2019

Next Generation Leaders It’s been nearly five years since TIME joined forces with Rolex to launch Next Generation Leaders, our biannual selection of rising stars in politics, technology, culture, science, sports and business. Previous honorees have gone on to lead countries, win Golden Globes, and take home Olympic m...
17:17, 05/16/2019

IT leaders optimistic about using AI Around half of IT leaders said they were cautiously optimistic about using AI in their organizations, while a third expressed greater enthusiasm, according to a survey commissioned by LogMeIn....
18:17, 05/08/2019

Who Did the E.U.’s Leaders Choose for Its Top Jobs? A German supporter of a “United States of Europe,” a French power broker, a Belgian coalition-builder and a Spanish socialist will try to lead the European Union through complex times....
23:34, 07/02/2019

EU leaders at loggerheads over top appointments EU leaders are set to decide who will get the bloc's most prestigious jobs. Jean-Claude Juncker's successor as European Commission president is among the positions to be filled ahead of the first parliamentary session....
14:34, 06/30/2019

EU leaders wrangle over top jobs EU leaders are meeting in Brussels to try and agree on who should fill the bloc's top posts. Berlin and Paris are at odds over who is best equipped to take the reins amid challenges such as Brexit and climate change....
17:34, 06/20/2019

China: Three decades, six leaders As part of Asiamoney’s 30th anniversary coverage, we have selected six key individuals who have contributed more than most to the development of banking and capital markets in China. Their stories illustrate three decades of extraordinary growth....
13:51, 06/28/2019

The skills leaders need to survive in the age of AI Business leaders are doing more to understand artificial intelligence (AI) and how to use it strategically. In the last 12 months, between one-half and two-thirds of leaders said they’ve improved their understanding of AI to a greater extent. And while there’s certainly a need for lead...
13:51, 05/02/2019

EU leaders 'have accepted UK is leaving without a deal' Downing Street has said Boris Johnson wants to negotiate a new Brexit deal "with the greatest energy", amid reports EU leaders have accepted the UK is going to leave without an agreement....
06:00, 08/06/2019

EU leaders: We won't follow Trump's Huawei ban Germany, France and the Netherlands have said they will not block Huawei from participating in the expansion of national 5G networks. The US fears that China could use Huawei equipment for spying....
02:51, 05/17/2019

EU leaders at odds in search of "Mr or Ms Europe" German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron disagreed on Tuesday over who should be the next chief of the European Commission as EU leaders began bargaining over names for the bloc's top jobs in the next five years....
19:17, 05/28/2019

Leaders Mark 75th Anniversary of D-Day President Trump and Emmanuel Macron of France commemorated the 1944 allied invasion of Normandy, at a time when nationalism is testing the trans-Atlantic alliance....
19:51, 06/06/2019

AI adoption: 40% of company leaders have 'no hesitation' By 2022, 60% of US companies expect to be using artificial intelligence to improve operations, staffing, budgeting, and performance, according to Genesys....
18:34, 08/16/2019

EU leaders haggle over climate, top jobs The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navigate the bloc in coming years....
03:00, 06/20/2019

The Latest: UK, French leaders: ‘Thank you’ to D-Day heroes The president of France and prime minister of Britain are saying “thank you” to D-Day veterans and those who died in the landmark invasion exactly 75 years ago...
10:17, 06/06/2019

EU leaders react to Theresa May's resignation Respect was the predominant tone among European leaders following UK Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation. But they warned that her successor will have to provide "rapid clarification" on Brexit....
16:34, 05/24/2019

Trump: I may tackle homelessness because leaders 'can't be looking at that' Highlighting San Francisco and Los Angeles, president calls crisis disgraceful and says it could ‘ruin’ citiesDonald Trump said he might “intercede” to “clean up” homelessness in San Francisco and Los Angeles, noting that world leaders “can’t be looking at that”.In a conversation with the Fox News h...
06:51, 07/02/2019

Leaders pay respects to D-Day soldiers in Portsmouth About 300 D-Day veterans will attend a military event in Portsmouth to honor WWII troops who landed in Normandy 75 years ago. US President Donald Trump, Germany's Angela Merkel and other leaders will also pay respects....
12:34, 06/05/2019

Queen says 'thank you' as world leaders mark D-Day The Queen has paid tribute to the "heroism" of D-Day troops, marking 75 years since the Normandy landings that changed the course of the Second World War....
01:34, 06/06/2019

EU leaders set to meet after election: officials EU leaders are expected to meet just after this month's elections to the European Parliament, officials said on Friday, as national governments brace for a possible clash with lawmakers over who will run the Brussels executive....
16:51, 05/03/2019

Greek PM seeks Turkey condemnation by EU leaders ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is urging European Union leaders to condemn Turkey over its actions in a natural gas drilling dispute in the Eastern Mediterranean. In a statement Tuesday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said EU leaders should “unambiguously condemn the illegal actions of TurkeyR...
15:17, 06/18/2019

GE Reaches Labor Deal With Union Leaders General Electric reached a tentative four-year agreement with a group of unions after a few weeks of negotiations, keeping a labor peace as the conglomerate restructures operations....
22:52, 06/25/2019

Why Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Turning to G20 Leaders for Help Beijing has already said that its leaders will not discuss Hong Kong at the upcoming G20 summit. But Hong Kong protesters still hope for global backing....
11:51, 06/26/2019

Afghan Leaders and Taliban Agree on a Way Forward Afghans took a step toward ending nearly 18 years of war, as Taliban insurgents and a range of influential political and civic leaders agreed on a set of principles for negotiations over the country’s political future....
22:34, 07/09/2019

Sudan protest group says 2 leaders arrested A Sudanese opposition group says two of its leaders have been arrested amid a weekslong standoff between the ruling military council and a protest coalition that held mass marches this week...
17:17, 07/02/2019

State leaders OK new rental protections for pricey NYC ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Leaders in New York state have approved new rental protections for more than a million New York City apartment dwellers, along with some regulations that will apply statewide. The Democrat-led state Senate and Assembly passed the bill Friday afternoon. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuom...
00:00, 06/15/2019

Get on board with boat shoes, would-be Tory leaders A nostalgic trend could be just the thing for wannabe captains of the Brexit shipLong associated with yachts and men in their 60s, boat shoes are enjoying a surge in popularity thanks to influential fashion designers putting them on the catwalk. Prada, Gucci and Saint Laurent all gave the leather dr...
22:00, 06/14/2019

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as the presidents of the European commission and council, positions that have only ever been held by men.The call i...
03:51, 05/24/2019

EU leaders agree on France's Lagarde to lead ECB European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name Frenchwoman Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the other four top jobs in the bloc after tortuous marathon talks exposed their deepening divisions....
19:51, 07/02/2019

EU leaders fire starting gun for top jobs race German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron will lock horns in Brussels on Tuesday as European Union leaders meet to begin bargaining over who will take the bloc's top jobs for the next five years....
14:17, 05/28/2019

Valverde - 'I want to do the best job I can to support our leaders at the Tour de France' "Alejandro Valverde says he is not aiming for a GC push himself at the Tour de France and hopes to win stages along with helping his team-mates Mikel Landa and Nairo Quintana."...
19:00, 06/23/2019

EU leaders rule out reopening Brexit deal BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are underlining that their divorce agreement with Britain cannot be renegotiated regardless of who becomes the next prime minister there. At a summit of EU leaders Friday, Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said the current Brexit agreement “is the b...
10:51, 06/21/2019

| Lee, Ancer join leaders at Travelers Championship South Korea's Lee Kyoung-hoon and Mexico's Abraham Ancer forced their way into a six-way tie at the top of the leaderboard on a low-scoring first round at the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship on Thursday....
09:00, 06/21/2019

This Memo Explains How to Chauffeur the Leaders of the AFL-CIO, Which 'Is An Honor' As president of the AFL-CIO, Richard Trumka is America’s most prominent representative of the interests of the working class. The following document explains exactly how he is to be chauffeured around by staffers who are told they should be “proud” to act as his driver....
23:17, 05/20/2019

Arizona leaders weigh in on Alabama abortion law TUCSON- Alabama’s new, restrictive abortion law remains in the national spotlight. Arizona leaders are weighing in. Our sister station News 12’s Brahm Resnik got reaction from U.S. Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally on the ban. Sen. McSally is pro-life and Sen. Sinema is pro-choi...
04:00, 05/21/2019

After PM's Warning, BJP Leaders Say Akash Vijayvargiya Was Not "Welcomed" Local BJP leaders in Indore have hastened to explain their reception of Akash Vijayvargiya, son of senior party leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, on his release from jail yesterday, after PM Modi......
11:17, 07/03/2019

E.U. Leaders Fail to Strengthen Climate Target A proposal to reduce the 28-country bloc's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050 failed when eastern countries that are heavily dependant on coal raised objections....
01:00, 06/21/2019

EU leaders set for battle royal over bloc’s top jobs BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are converging on Brussels for the start of the process to finalize candidates for the bloc’s top jobs who will supervise a sprawl of policy files for at least the next five years. The EU is responsible for coordinating the 28 member countries’ comm...
10:34, 06/20/2019

EU leaders agree replacements for Tusk and Juncker The Belgian prime minister has been picked by leaders in the EU to become its next council president - one of the most crucial roles in Brexit negotiations....
19:51, 07/02/2019

Mississippi leaders: Lawmaker should resign if he hit wife JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s governor and two other top Republicans say a state lawmaker should resign if he punched his wife. Second-term Republican Rep. Doug McLeod of Lucedale was arrested last weekend and charged with misdemeanor domestic violence. George County sheriff’s depu...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Focus on EVs could harm environment, say industry leaders Lifecycle analysis shows combustion engines have less environmental impact than batteries, claim automotive bosses A sole focus on developing and promoting electric powertrains will lead to the UK missing emissions targets and long-term environmental issues, leading figures in the automotive indust...
18:00, 07/10/2019

China’s president, other leaders in Osaka for G-20 meetings OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping and other world leaders are gathering in Osaka for a summit of the Group of 20 major economies that is likely to be overshadowed by both trade and geopolitical tensions. President Donald Trump was due to arrive later Thursday, and to meet with Xi on S...
09:34, 06/27/2019

EU leaders reconvene to resolve top jobs impasse After marathon talks ended without a compromise, EU leaders are meeting again to try and overcome a deadlock over key job nominations. The talks came as the newly-elected European Parliament kicked off its first session....
12:00, 07/02/2019

F.A.A. Leaders Face Scrutiny Over Boeing 737 Max Certification At a Senate committee hearing Wednesday, officials from the Federal Aviation Administration defended their approval of the 737 Max and their response to two fatal crashes....
04:17, 08/01/2019

Should Lapped Cars Be Able to Fight Leaders for Position? The relative merits of a driver’s ability to unlap himself by fighting for position with the leader of a race has been a pretty hotly debated subject this week after IndyCar’s race at Mid-Ohio. And I need to know what the fans think....
05:17, 08/01/2019

G-20 leaders sidestep trade protectionism in communique Group of 20 leaders stopped short of denouncing protectionism, instead calling for the need to realize a "free, fair, non-discriminatory" trade environment in a communique issued after their two-day meeting in Osaka, western Japan, on Saturday....
12:17, 06/29/2019

Amazon Didn't Cripple Bed Bath & Beyond. Its Own Leaders Did. A crisis at Bed Bath & Beyond that led activist investors to unseat top officials was decades in the making, as a frugal culture that served the retailer well in the past became a hindrance in the e-commerce age....
17:00, 06/02/2019

JDU, BJP Leaders Skip Each Others' Iftar Parties In Bihar Hours after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expanded his Council of Ministers on Sunday, BJP and JDU leaders skipped the ''iftar'' party hosted by each other....
00:17, 06/03/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim gov’t leaders resign over allegations COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations against some of them on links to Islamic extremist militants. Nine Cabinet and junior ministers and two provincial governors re...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim gov't leaders resign over allegations Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations against some of them on links to Islamic extremist militants....
19:34, 06/03/2019

New jobs in Brussels: EU leaders narrow down their shortlist European Union leaders aim to wrap up a tortured job selection process on Sunday in their third attempt to decide who will take over the bloc's top five posts and set policies that affect the lives of some 500 million Europeans....
14:17, 06/30/2019

G-20 leaders showcase support for women’s empowerment OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Group of 20 leaders have joined their host Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in showcasing support for helping women close the gap with men in finance and other forms of economic empowerment. Ivanka Trump, adviser to President Donald Trump, said Saturday that the world economy w...
05:17, 06/29/2019

G20 leaders sidestep trade protectionism in communique Group of 20 leaders stopped short of denouncing protectionism, instead calling for the need to realize a "free, fair, non-discriminatory" trade environment in a communique issued after their two-day meeting in Osaka, western Japan, on Saturday....
09:17, 06/29/2019

She’s 83 and a Famous Nun. Australia’s Catholic Leaders Want Her to Stay Away. Sister Joan Chittister, a well-known American feminist, was planning to speak at a Catholic conference in Melbourne, but the archbishop apparently intervened....
23:51, 06/24/2019

Maduro says missing FARC leaders are 'welcome in Venezuela' Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday said two former FARC commanders from neighboring Colombia whose whereabouts are unknown were "welcome in Venezuela," a statement likely to fuel criticism that he is providing a safe haven for armed groups....
06:51, 07/29/2019

PMQs: May and Swinson on female party leaders The new Lib Dem leader asks Theresa May what advice she would give to women dealing with men "who think they can do a better job, but are not prepared to do the actual work"....
14:34, 07/24/2019

EU leaders enter third day of summit to carve up top posts The European Union's leaders gathered on Tuesday for a third consecutive day of arm-wrestling over the 28-nation bloc's key posts, with little sign that fundamental differences had narrowed....
11:51, 07/02/2019

Official: Car bomb explodes near LNA leaders, 4 killed An Interior Ministry official with Libya’s east-based government says a bomb-laden vehicle exploded near a group of leaders of the aligned Libya National Army, killing four people and wounding 33 others...
16:51, 07/11/2019

NBA announces new replay, coach's challenges leaders The NBA is promoting referee Jason Phillips to lead its replay center as Replay Center Operations Principal. Joe Borgia, the current leader of the replay center, will move into a different role where he will oversee the implementation of coach's challenges....
20:17, 07/12/2019

4 Former Congress Leaders Who Won On BJP Tickets Take Oath As Lawmakers The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Gujarat has improved its strength to 104 in the 182-member House with four MLAs, who were previously with the Congress, winning the recently-held bypolls as BJP......
13:34, 05/28/2019

GOP Leaders Choose Trump's Very Racist Hill To Die On Speaking at their weekly press conference on Tuesday, House Republican leaders fervently supported President Donald Trump’s ongoing tirade against four congresswomen of color, insisting with one voice that the president’s many, many tweets weren’t racist (boy were they), and were very good....
01:00, 07/17/2019

U.S. Sanctions Iraqi Militia Leaders, Former Governors The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi governors in separate cases for alleged human-rights abuses and corruption....
02:51, 07/19/2019

G-20 leaders express 'serious concerns' about trade tensions Leaders from some of the world's largest economies discussed concerns over trade tensions amid ongoing international issues such as the trade war between the United States and China....
04:34, 06/10/2019

Renault and Nissan Need Each Other to Thrive in Future, 2 Leaders Say The carmakers must reinvigorate their alliance and share the cost of a shift to electric, self-driving cars, Renault’s chairman and a Nissan board member said in separate interviews....
21:34, 07/21/2019

EU leaders agree to pick new 'Mr or Ms Europe' next month European Union leaders engaged in a first skirmish on Tuesday over who should become the next chief of the European Commission, giving themselves a short deadline to agree on the bloc's top jobs and a target of assigning half of them to women....
04:34, 05/29/2019

World leaders gather at G20 summit - in pictures Leaders from G20 countries gather in Osaka, Japan, to discuss economic and geopolitical issues and the climate crisisG20 leaders urge Trump and Xi to reach trade deal Continue reading......
11:34, 06/28/2019

EU leaders start another round of talks on top jobs BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have started another marathon session of talks desperately seeking a breakthrough in a diplomatic fight over who should be picked for a half dozen of jobs at top EU institutions. EU leaders failed in a first attempt last week to fill the roster of key appointme...
13:51, 06/30/2019

McIlroy trails leaders by two at Wells Fargo Rory McIlroy celebrated his 30th birthday with a three-under-par 68 in the third round of the Wells Fargo Championship on Saturday to move within two shots of the leaders at the weather-hit event in Charlotte, North Carolina....
08:17, 05/05/2019

San Francisco leaders ban facial recognition tech San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restriction. (May 14)        ...
16:17, 05/15/2019

Far-right leaders rally in Bulgaria ahead of EU elections SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Far-right party leaders have accused the European Union of promoting migration policies that aim to destroy the values of EU member nations. Marine Le Pen, leader of France’s National Rally, and Gerolf Annemans, president of the EU parliament’s Movement for a Europ...
04:17, 05/04/2019

How long can baseball's surprising statistical leaders keep it up? Tyler Glasnow has a 1.75 ERA? Tim Anderson is the AL's top hitter? How are these guys among the league leaders -- and will they still be in September?...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Europe’s far-right leaders unite with a vow to ‘change history’ Matteo Salvini and Marine Le Pen are joining with allies to create what may be the third-largest bloc in the European parliamentItalian deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini led a rally of his European far-right allies in front of Milan’s Gothic cathedral on Saturday. He pledged to change history aft...
07:51, 05/19/2019

Congressional leaders eye restoring automatic pay hike WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of senior House lawmakers, frustrated by more than a decade of frozen congressional salaries, are quietly exploring whether to accept an annual pay raise that they’ve shunned since Barack Obama was first president. It’s a longshot at best, requiring comity tha...
07:51, 05/09/2019

World's Exchange Leaders Meet in Vancouver Vancouver, 6 October 2009 - Chairmen and Chief Executives from more than 50 of the world's leading exchanges gathered in Vancouver this week for the 49th General Assembly and Annual Meeting of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). This assembly represents the largest and most widely attended gath...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Tommy Fleetwood shoots 67, among early leaders at PGA US Open runner-up Tommy Fleetwood back on Long Island for another major, once again looking up at Brooks Koepka on leaderboard        ...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Yankees beat Rays 7-1, take 2 of 3 from AL East leaders ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka outpitched reigning Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell, Thairo Estrada homered just after play resumed following a ninth-inning power outage and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-1 Sunday to take two of three from the AL East leaders. New York ...
00:00, 05/13/2019

House Democratic, GOP leaders weigh in on Iran Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy weighed in Thursday on the growing tensions between the U.S. and Iran. (May 16)        ...
19:34, 05/16/2019

PM Modi To Take Oath On Thursday At 7 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take oath for his second term at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday 7 pm, President Ram Nath Kovind has tweeted. PM Modi had met President Kovind and staked a claim......
17:00, 05/26/2019

This Election Was Like A Pilgrimage For Me, Says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday told his ministerial colleagues that this Lok Sabha election was like a pilgrimage for him, Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar told media after the meeting....
11:00, 05/22/2019

House leaders clash over looming immigration raids House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Republican leader Kevin McCarthy clashed Thursday over a planned nationwide immigration enforcement operation expected to begin this weekend targeting people who are in the United States illegally. (July 11)        ...
22:00, 07/11/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don’t go to hell The leaders of both of Australia’s major political parties have agreed that gays don’t go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign...
11:00, 05/14/2019

US blacklists Iranian nuclear proxies and militia leaders Vice President Mike Pence urged the Iranian people to “press on with courage in the cause of freedom” as the United States imposed sanctions on an array of Tehran’s international proxies....
01:17, 07/19/2019

Sudan's military leaders accused of ordering massacre BBC investigation includes testimony from soldiers who attacked peaceful protestersThe massacre of peaceful protesters in Sudan last month was ordered by the country’s top military rulers, according to an investigation by BBC Africa Eye.The documentary Sudan’s Livestream Massacre, which analysed mor...
16:51, 07/12/2019

Senate leaders aim for quick vote on Iran debate Senate Republican and Democratic leaders are racing to reach a deal to hold a debate on Iran while also passing a major defense policy bill before leaving for the July Fourth recess later this week. Senate Democrats have threatened in recent days to hold up the must-pass defense bill if they don’t ...
18:51, 06/26/2019

Fans cheer World Cup champs as leaders on and off the field Adoring fans lined New York City's Canyon of Heroes on Wednesday to praise the World Cup-winning U.S. women's national soccer team as athletic leaders on the field _ and as advocates for pay equity off it       ...
18:34, 07/10/2019

Religious leaders talk about healing after mass shootings WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of churches and a synagogue that were victimized by violent hate crimes are talking about how they helped their congregants heal. The leaders are attending a meeting Monday evening at the Washington National Cathedral along with District of Columbia religious leaders and la...
01:00, 05/14/2019

World leaders have 'a lot to answer for' over damning figures on education Former prime minister of New Zealand Helen Clark condemns complacency as Unesco data shows one in six children won’t be in school by 2030World leaders have “a lot to answer for” as new figures reveal that governments are failing to give all children an education, and that by 2030 one in six children...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Great reluctance among EU leaders for further Brexit extension - Irish PM There would be a great deal of reluctance among European Union leaders to grant Britain another extension to negotiations to leave the bloc if a new prime minister sought one, Irish premier Leo Varadkar said on Monday....
14:51, 07/08/2019

Trump Son-In-Law Among Key Leaders To Address India-Focused Meet In US Reflecting the new Indo-US bonhomie, the White House has lined up its top officials, including US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jarred Kushner, for an India-centric business conference in US'......
06:00, 07/08/2019

EU leaders choose France's Lagarde for ECB after marathon summit European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name France's Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the EU's other top four jobs after marathon talks that have exposed deep divisions in the bloc....
22:51, 07/02/2019

Eight Women Leaders From Maharashtra Elected To 17th Lok Sabha Eight women, more than half of them from the BJP, have made it to the 17th Lok Sabha from Maharashtra, which sends 48 lawmakers to the lower house of parliament, the second highest after Uttar......
13:00, 05/24/2019

US: Gang leaders ran killings, drugs from California prison Authorities charged leaders of a California prison gang Wednesday with orchestrating killings, drug sales and other crimes from behind bars in a case filed two weeks after a different prison gang was accused of organizing drug trafficking and killings from their state prison cells....
01:34, 06/20/2019

Wiesberger shoots 61 to join Scottish Open leaders Bernd Wiesberger carded a 10-under 61 at the Scottish Open to move into a three-way tie for the lead after the second round        ...
23:51, 07/12/2019

Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labor leaders Management and labor leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
16:51, 05/11/2019

Guaidó says Maduro is 'sowing terror' against leaders who tried to oust him At least 10 Guaidó allies are facing years in jail for their role in the abortive 30 April insurrection to depose Nicolás MaduroThe Venezuelan politician fighting to depose Nicolás Maduro has accused his rival of attempting to obliterate the opposition challenge to his rule with a campaign of “state...
18:51, 05/12/2019

Trump’s ‘poor leadership’ criticized by ex-leaders’ group UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Former Irish President Mary Robinson says President Donald Trump’s “poor leadership” is aggravating the world’s difficulty in uniting to tackle climate change and the threat of nuclear war. Robinson heads a group of prominent former leaders founded by Ne...
00:51, 06/12/2019

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough, U.N. special rapporteur Yanghee Lee said on Thursday....
18:34, 07/18/2019

Trump's 'poor leadership' criticized by ex-leaders' group Former Irish President Mary Robinson says President Donald Trump's "poor leadership" is aggravating the world's difficulty in uniting to tackle climate change and the threat of nuclear war....
02:00, 06/12/2019

"Look To India's Leaders To Condemn Violence Based On Religion": US The Trump administration wants the Indian government to swiftly condemn the acts of violence based on religion and hold the perpetrators accountable, a top official told lawmakers underlining that......
01:51, 06/13/2019

Two leaders of Malian al Qaeda affiliate put on U.S. terrorism list The United States added two leaders of al Qaeda's affiliate in Mali to its global terrorism list on Tuesday, accusing them of engaging in destabilizing attacks across the West African country, the U.S. Treasury said....
22:34, 07/16/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don't go to hell The leaders of both of Australia's major political parties have agreed that gays don't go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign....
14:51, 05/14/2019

"Unacceptable To Tell Citizens To Go Back": Republican Leaders To Trump A day after President Donald Trump said four minority congresswomen should "go back" to their home countries, Republicans criticized the quartet and cast them as the face of a socialist, left-wing......
12:51, 07/16/2019

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operating without a clear leadership structure. And that adds to its appeal for supporters disaffected from the moneyed elites who run the former British colo...
07:00, 06/18/2019

"Don't Switch Parties Due To Some Greedy Leaders": Mamata Banerjee Admitting that a few local leaders of the party may be "greedy", Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Sunday urged people not to turn their anger against them into voting against the party,......
18:51, 05/05/2019

Top Maoist Leaders Named In Gadchiroli Blast Case Top functionaries of the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist) and at least 120 others have been named in the police case registered in connection with the IED blast in Gadchiroli district of......
20:00, 05/05/2019

Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet to be approved by a judge. Gov. Kevin Stitt, House Speaker Charles McCall and Senate President Pro T...
00:00, 06/15/2019

European leaders join Macron for Bastille Day parade European leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday for the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris, which this year honoured......
14:17, 07/14/2019

BJP Leaders Protest Against Karnataka Minister In Lingayat Letter Row BJP leaders staged a protest against Karnataka minister MB Patil over the ongoing controversy surrounding a "forged" letter sent to Sonia Gandhi with suggestions to divide the state's Lingayat......
13:34, 05/06/2019

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda with a call for rescue ships to give way to the Libyan coast guard....
01:51, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Venezuela top court targets opposition leaders The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Venezuela's pro-government Supreme Court has opened a criminal investigation against seven opposition lawmakers in the aftermath of a failed attempt to spark a military uprising against President Nicolas Maduro....
21:51, 05/07/2019

Trump presents Kushner’s immigration plan to GOP leaders President Trump huddled with Republican leadership on Tuesday to unveil the proposed immigration overhaul designed by his senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Devised by Kushner over the last several months, the plan has two prongs: Shoring up security at border crossings, and implementing ...
03:51, 05/08/2019

Sudan celebrates end of stand-off between military leaders and opposition Sudanese citizens took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, Friday to celebrate a power-sharing agreement that could bring an end to a weeks-long standoff between the ruling Transitional Military Council and the opposition alliance....
15:00, 07/05/2019

Donald Trump signs new sanctions against Iranian leaders U.S. President Donald Trump signed new sanctions against Iran Monday, saying he intends to keep up pressure on the Middle Eastern regime after weeks of rising tensions that nearly led to U.S. military strikes....
19:51, 06/24/2019

EU summit ends in deadlock as leaders fail to agree over top job Leaders will have meet again on Tuesday after several countries refused to back France and Germany’s choiceThe longest ever EU summit has ended without agreement as Angela Merkel warned that with Brexit “looming” imposing the centre-left candidate Frans Timmermans as European commission president ri...
18:00, 07/01/2019

2 more Hong Kong leaders apologize for extradition bill More Hong Kong leaders are apologizing for a controversial extradition bill that's sparked some of the largest demonstrations the Chinese territory has ever seen....
22:00, 06/20/2019

Working the night shift, EU leaders try to fill top jobs European Union leaders went into an 18th consecutive hour of negotiations on Monday in a tortured search for a candidate to fill the post of European Commission president after all-night talks led to an impasse....
10:34, 07/01/2019

As Lebanon leaders talk austerity, protesters cry ‘thieves!’ Dozens of Lebanese military and security veterans burn tires and shout angrily outside government offices, their second protest in less than two weeks...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Activists Call On G20 Leaders To Help "Liberate" Hong Kong More than a thousand protesters marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday calling on leaders at the upcoming G20 summit to raise the plight of Hong Kong with China and to support the full......
09:34, 06/26/2019

FCA shuffle puts familiar leaders over Jeep, Dodge The June 24 moves show the continuing evolution of FCA CEO Mike Manley's management team, which has included returning some executives to brands and roles where they have prior experience....
08:17, 06/30/2019

36 UP Congress Leaders Resign As Election Fallout Spreads As many as 36 office-bearers of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee resigned from their posts on Saturday continuing the spate of resignations in the party following its Lok Sabha election debacle....
21:17, 06/29/2019

Merkel cautions EU leaders over choice of EU Commission chief German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that EU leaders could provoke a crisis if they did not take into account the views of the European Parliament when choosing the next head of the EU executive....
07:00, 06/21/2019

The Latest: World leaders vow to tackle climate change OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 4:10 p.m. In the final G-20 communique world leaders are vowing to tackle climate change. They said in the document released at the end of the two-day summit Saturday that they’d try to get low...
09:34, 06/29/2019

Japan Abe says G20 leaders confirm need for free, fair trade Group of 20 leaders have clearly confirmed the need for a free, fair and non-discriminatory trade policy, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday, suggesting that members have agreed to the wording to be included in their communique....
09:17, 06/29/2019

Ghosn's wife steps up call for G20 leaders to help her husband The wife of ousted Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has again called on world leaders, who have gathered in Japan for a G20 summit, to help raise the issue of her husband's treatment in the country where he is facing financial misconduct charges....
08:00, 06/29/2019

EU leaders decide against Weber for Commission presidency: report European Union leaders have agreed that conservative German candidate Manfred Weber will not become president of the bloc's executive Commission, Germany's Die Welt daily reported on Friday, citing sources familiar with the decision....
00:00, 06/29/2019

Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labour leaders Management and labour leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
14:34, 05/11/2019

EU suspends summit to choose new leaders after record deadlock A record-breaking European Union jobs summit was suspended Monday after officials couldn't settle on who should take over some of the alliance's top posts, officials said....
19:00, 07/01/2019

Divided EU leaders push to break stalemate on top jobs Divided and tired, European Union leaders went into a third day of arm-wrestling on Tuesday over who would next hold the bloc's key posts, calling for unity but sounding as split as ever on the key Commission presidency....
13:34, 07/02/2019

Sudan’ military says protest leaders ignored Islamic Sharia Sudan’s ruling military council says a constitutional proposal from the protesters who drove the country’s former president from power ignores the idea that Islamic Sharia law is the basis for the country’s legislation...
19:51, 05/08/2019

Italy's leaders have softened their populist policies, top bank CEO says The anti-establishment and partly nationalist coalition in charge of Italy have slowly normalized the way they do politics since coming to power, the CEO of Intesa Sanpaolo told CNBC Wednesday....
20:17, 05/08/2019

EU leaders stick to Brexit guns as they prepare for 'different breed' of PM Bloc united in respect for May and refusal to budge on withdrawal agreement Today’s political development - live updatesEU leaders are to hold emergency talks next week as they prepare for a “different breed” of Brexiter to replace Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister.A dinner to discuss candidat...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Daimler's new leaders confront old issues as diesel bites again The German automaker's profit warning puts pressure on CEO Ola Kallenius and CFO Harald Wilhelm to deliver on their proposal to rein in costs and restore profitability,...
16:34, 06/24/2019

Kushner says Palestinian leaders are acting 'hysterical and stupid' Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and White House adviser, slammed Palestinian leadership as acting "hysterical and stupid" for refusing to participate in a peace and economic development conference he organized in Bahrain....
23:17, 07/04/2019

Sudan' military says protest leaders ignored Islamic Sharia Sudan's ruling military council says a constitutional proposal from the protesters who drove the country's former president from power ignores the idea that Islamic Sharia law is the basis for the country's legislation....
20:51, 05/08/2019

EU leaders converging on goal of zero carbon emissions in 2050 There is a growing number of European Union leaders who support the goal of making the EU economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050, but there is no unanimity yet, a senior EU official said on Wednesday....
03:00, 06/20/2019

Divided pro-EU leaders open talks after tense election Parties committed to closer European Union integration began bargaining over jobs and policy on Monday after an election to the EU parliament which fragmented the center but gave only limited gains to nationalists....
19:00, 05/27/2019

Newtown massacre divided NRA leaders, foreshadowing split to come The group’s aggressive posture after the killing of 20 children showcased the symbiotic relationship between NRA chief Wayne LaPierre and its longtime ad firm....
19:34, 07/03/2019

When Trump Meets With World Leaders, He Won’t Be the Only One Thinking About 2020 Presidents, premiers and potentates around the globe are trying to calculate whether they can essentially wait out President Trump or whether they will have to deal with him for years to come....
04:17, 06/26/2019

EU leaders discuss future of Europe at Romania summit Leaders of 27 EU member states are to meet in the Romanian city of Sibiu to discuss the bloc's future course after Britain's departure. The summit comes some two weeks before important European elections....
08:51, 05/09/2019

Afghan leaders begin peace summit in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — Dozens of Afghan political leaders are holding a peace conference in neighboring Pakistan to pave the way for further Afghan-to-Afghan dialogue. The three-day conference comes ahead of President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to Pakistan next week. Ghani, his political opponents and a b...
15:17, 06/22/2019

GM defense unit gets new leaders, stays quiet on plans GM has remained in stealth mode a year and a half after re-establishing its defense unit. What is known is that the new leadership team will be responsible for launching several hydrogen fuel cell-powered products....
06:17, 05/25/2019

UK PM May talks to N.Irish leaders about restoring executive- spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to the leaders of Northern Irish parties on Monday about talks to try to restore a devolved government in the province, her spokesman said....
17:51, 05/13/2019

Southeast Asian leaders open summit in Bangkok Southeast Asian leaders opened a two-day summit in Bangkok on Saturday, though it was unclear what progress their 10-country group could make on disputes in the South China Sea and the plight of ethnic Rohingya fleeing Myanmar....
12:17, 06/22/2019

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iraqi Militia Leaders and Ex-Governors The Treasury Department cited human rights abuses when announcing the penalties, which are partly tied to the Trump administration’s campaign against Iran....
05:51, 07/19/2019

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crackdown....
18:34, 06/05/2019

D-day veterans and world leaders take part in emotional ceremony Queen and Donald Trump among those marking 75 years since Normandy landingsLive coverage of the D-day commemorationsD-day: key facts on the largest military operation ever attemptedD-day veterans and world leaders have taken part in an emotional ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the Normandy ...
16:34, 06/05/2019

Labor Leaders to Meet Monday on AFL-CIO Leadership Drama Earlier this week, we reported on serious internal drama within the leadership of the AFL-CIO: the labor coalition’s third-in-command had appealed to the executive council to save him from being suspended for allegedly improperly expensing a strip club receipt. We’re told there will be a meeting on ...
09:00, 05/03/2019

Queen, World Leaders Honor Veterans On D-Day Anniversary Rangers from the U.S. 75th Ranger Regiment, in period dress, hold the American flag after scaling the cliffs of Pointe-du-Hoc in Cricqueville-en-Bessin, Normandy, France, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. During the American assault of Omaha and Utah beaches on June 6, 1944, U.S. Army Rangers scaled the 100-...
14:51, 06/05/2019

Italian PM to coalition leaders: Stop squabbling or I quit Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he'll resign unless the two parties in the coalition government set aside their differences and continue working on the government program....
23:17, 06/03/2019

Turkish, Iraqi leaders discuss military cooperation ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey and Iraq have discussed a possible deal to increase military and security cooperation between the neighboring countries. Erdogan spoke to reporters after meetings with visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi on Wednesday...
21:51, 05/15/2019

Italy's top leaders in Tunisia to shore up ties, security Italy's chief of government and an array of top ministers are visiting Tunisia, a leading strategic and economic partner whose shared concerns include migration and the North African country's unstable neighbor, Libya....
13:34, 04/30/2019

Respect constitution, EU's Tusk tells Polish leaders European Council President Donald Tusk called on Poland's political leaders to respect the constitution in a speech in Warsaw on Friday, amid speculation that he may return to domestic politics when his EU term ends in November....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Opinion: Rolling out the red carpet for 'nasty' leaders is actually rather British Seeing Donald Trump go after London Mayor Sadiq Khan was as predictable as seeing Trump spell his name wrong. But Khan's mistaken about one thing, Mark Hallam says; it's very British to fawn over this misogynist fibber....
16:17, 06/03/2019

Hizbul, Lashkar Behind BJP, RSS Leaders' Killings In Kishtwar: Police A senior police officer said Monday the group behind the fatal attacks on an RSS leader and a BJP leader and his brother in April and November, respectively, in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir......
10:17, 04/30/2019

Italy’s top leaders in Tunisia to shore up ties, security Italy’s chief of government and an array of top ministers are visiting Tunisia, a leading strategic and economic partner whose shared concerns include migration and the North African country’s unstable neighbor, Libya...
10:00, 04/30/2019