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Turkish government clamps down on liberal imams

Liberal imams in Turkey can find themselves arbitrarily fired if they don't toe the line set by the state religious affairs office. The vague charges against them leave those accus...

Turkish government clamps down on liberal imams

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Ugandan government clamps down on journalists for reporting on Bobi Wine case Uganda's communications commission has suspended over 30 journalists for their roles in reporting about the arrest of opposition figure Bobi Wine. He faces trial for staging a protest and has since been released on bail....
17:34, 05/02/2019

NDP newcomer won by 5 votes in Labrador, causing minority Liberal N.L. government An official recount is pending but official results released Sunday for the district of Labrador West showed NDP newcomer Jordan Brown still ahead of incumbent Liberal Graham Letto by just five votes....
02:34, 05/20/2019

Labour's Corbyn cannot lead a caretaker UK government: Liberal Democrat leader Jeremy Corbyn, the veteran socialist leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, cannot run an emergency government to stop a no-deal Brexit, the head of the Liberal Democrat Party Jo Swinson said on Thursday....
12:34, 08/15/2019

Turkish government destroys more than 300,000 books Regime says it is cracking down on anything linked to Fethullah Gülen, the Muslim cleric it blames for 2016’s attempted coupMore than 300,000 books have been removed from Turkish schools and libraries and destroyed since the attempted coup of 2016, according to Turkey’s ministry of education.Turkey’...
11:34, 08/07/2019

Why Enes Kanter is ripping the Turkish government again Enes Kanter had a solid game in helping the Trail Blazers to a 97-90 win over the Nuggets in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal on Wednesday night. Not that you would know it if you live in Turkey. Kanter, a former Knick, reignited his fight with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan afte...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Hasankeyf No More: Turkish Government Submerges 12,000-Year-Old Town The destruction of the 12,000-year-old town of Hasankeyf by the Turkish government has drawn anger and disappointment to many people all over the world. Unfortunately, the submersion of the early Mesopotamian settlement is now imminent. ...
18:51, 05/28/2019

Turkish journalist critical of Erdogan government attacked outside home The Yenicag newspaper said columnist Yavuz Selim Demirag was beaten up by about five or six people with baseball bats after appearing on a TV show Friday....
06:17, 05/12/2019

Turkish TV won’t air Enes Kanter’s NBA playoff games. He says government is ‘afraid’ of him. Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden (D) wrote Tuesday to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau requesting assistance to facilitate Kanter's safe passage to Canada if both the Trail Blazers and Raptors make the NBA Finals....
03:17, 05/15/2019

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area - ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, causing damage but no casualties, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Sunday....
13:17, 06/16/2019

Singapore clamps down on fake news with new law Lawmakers in Singapore passed a controversial fake news law which "criminalizes free speech" according to international activists. People found guilty of spreading fake news could now spend up to 10 years in prison....
08:51, 05/09/2019

China clamps down on Ford, other U.S. companies Though China didn’t spell out any links between the $23.8 million antitrust fine on Ford and the U.S. tensions, "it’s hard to see it as not related," said Andrew Polk, co-founder of research firm Trivium China in Beijing....
16:00, 06/05/2019

| Venezuela braces for unrest as Maduro clamps down Venezuela has braced for another day of nationwide protests after President Nicolas Maduro clamped down further on opposition leader Juan Guaido, locking up his deputy in a military prison following a dramatic arrest....
13:51, 05/11/2019

Turkish-American NASA scientist released from Turkish prison ISTANBUL (AP) — Serkan Golge, a Turkish-American scientist imprisoned in Turkey for nearly three years, has been released. Morgan Ortagus, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman, welcomed the decision but declined to discuss why he was released. However, she told reporters Wednesday it was the “r...
22:17, 05/29/2019

Turkish Cuisine: Here's A List Of Must-Taste Turkish Desserts If you're lucky enough to be travelling to Istanbul, you better pack a healthy appetite and a pair of stretchable pants. Here is a list of must-eats for when you are in Turkey....
11:34, 06/18/2019

Big Liberal Lies The Monterey Five are officially starting to lose it, folks! Meltdowns, monologues, and capital-M mothering abound in this week’s episode, “The End of the World,” featuring big lib energy and some of the series’ goofiest writing to date....
21:51, 06/24/2019

How liberal was Joe Biden? The former vice president says he was "always labeled as one of the most liberal members of the United States Congress." It depends on how you measure it....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Birtherism. Liberal Pelosi. Now ‘The Squad’ Is the New Villain for the Right. Four women have reached a notoriety virtually unheard-of for freshmen House members, thanks to a relentless conservative fire usually trained on senior Democrats....
12:00, 07/27/2019

How Portland's liberal utopia became the center of a rightwing war in the US Saturday will see the latest in a long line of far-right gatherings that has plagued the city over the last few years as groups including the Proud Boys descend on the areaDuring the Obama years, Portland was widely seen as a redoubt of crunchy, progressive, west coast liberalism. Much of the world ...
21:00, 08/16/2019

Britain’s New Liberal Democrats Leader Could Be a Kingmaker Jo Swinson, a 39-year-old Scottish lawmaker, took over leadership of the adamantly anti-Brexit party that could play an influential role if an early election is held....
23:51, 07/22/2019

Liberal candidate challenges ‘Come From Away’ bias in N.L. politics Hasan Hai said it was a special moment to see the pride in his own children's faces when he stood with Liberal party incumbents and candidates as premier Dwight Ball dropped the election writ last month....
18:00, 05/05/2019

Liberal Media Scream: Cuomo says it’s ‘D-Day’ for impeachment This week’s Liberal Media Scream features CNN’s Chris Cuomo citing the 75th anniversary of D-Day in urging Democrats to take a bold move toward impeaching President Trump....
22:17, 06/10/2019

New Zealand’s Next Liberal Milestone: A Budget Guided by ‘Well-Being’ Under a revised budget policy, all new spending must advance one of five government priorities that promote the welfare of citizens. The political opposition dismisses the move as “slick branding.”...
13:51, 05/22/2019

Liberal Millionaires Will Spend Big in States in 2020 2020 will be a crucial election year not just for the roughly 55 percent of this country that wants Trump out, but for the possibility of any kind of progressive or left victories in the future, mainly because of one key thing: Redistricting....
04:17, 05/07/2019

‘Do what’s right’: Andrew Scheer to Liberal MPs on furthering SNC-Lavalin probe The Liberals hold a majority on the 10-member committee and are unlikely to agree to an opposition attempt to keep the SNC-Lavalin controversy in the spotlight as MPs approach the starting gate for the Oct. 21 election....
03:00, 08/17/2019

Liberal Media Scream: Joe Scarborough likens Trump to KKK This week’s Liberal Media Scream features Morning Joe Scarborough feeding off President Trump’s weekend tweets suggesting that four minority Democratic House women “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came. Then come back and show us how…”...
20:00, 07/15/2019

Trump’s tweets against liberal congresswomen called racist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is shrugging off sharp criticism for tweets branded as racist in which he says four outspoken liberal congresswomen of color should go back to their “broken and crime infested” countries. All are U.S. citizens and only one is foreign-born. While D...
17:51, 07/15/2019

CNN analyst: Liberal Democrats proposing 'voodoo economics' Following the first night of the Democratic debates in Detroit on Tuesday, CNN analyst Gloria Borger offered front-runner Joe Biden advice ahead of his Wednesday night appearance....
17:17, 07/31/2019

Queens DA race emerges as battleground for liberal Democrats NEW YORK (AP) — The race for district attorney of the New York City borough of Queens is shaping up as a battle between moderate Democrats and the left wing of the party. Six candidates are competing in the June 25 Democratic primary. The winner will be strongly favored to win a November general ele...
21:51, 06/21/2019

UK's pro-EU Liberal Democrats win parliamentary seat in blow to PM Johnson Britain's pro-European Union Liberal Democrats have won a parliamentary seat from the governing Conservatives, a blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson in his first electoral test since taking office....
09:51, 08/02/2019

House condemns Israel boycott over liberal objections The House passed a resolution Tuesday condemning a global boycott movement against Israel, with the lopsided vote coming over the objections of some progressives who claim the measure violates their First Amendment rights.The controversial resolution — which passed the House via a 398-17 vote with f...
13:00, 07/24/2019

Donna Brazile: Liberal attacks on Joe Biden are ‘going to backfire’ Former interim Democratic National Committee chairwoman Donna Brazile, a Fox News contributor, said on “America’s Newsroom” on Tuesday that liberal attacks on presidential candidate Joe Biden are "going to backfire."...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Liberal Media Scream: It’s all Trump’s fault, says MSNBC This week’s Liberal Media Scream features a new attack on President Trump from MSNBC’s "Morning Joe" show, this time blaming the president for inciting terrorism and anti-Semitism....
13:51, 05/02/2019

Big government vs. small government: Here's how much your state spends on you The average spending per capita varies from as little as $7,430 in one state to nearly triple that amount in others.       ...
15:00, 07/13/2019

Trump seeks to link Dayton shooter to liberal politics WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to link the suspected gunman in the Dayton mass shooting to liberal candidates and organizations. At the same time, the president has pushed back against critics who tied the El Paso attack to his own comments on immigration. Posts from a Twitter ac...
01:00, 08/08/2019

Vladimir Putin interview: Liberal idea has 'outlived its purpose' The Russian president said that Western societies are rejecting liberal values, as multiculturalism has alienated the "core population." Putin has been accused of promoting populist uprisings in the West....
00:34, 06/28/2019

Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc, recovering from cancer, will seek re-election Dominic LeBlanc stepped away from his duties as federal minister of intergovernmental and northern affairs in April after being diagnosed with a form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a type of blood cancer....
21:17, 06/18/2019

Trump fighting ‘liberal paper straws’ with $15 plastic set during campaign Forget the debate between socialism and democracy — the 2020 election is coming down to a contest between paper and recyclable straws. President Trump’s reelection campaign is calling on supporters to reject “liberal paper straws” that turn soggy and “stand” with the pr...
02:17, 07/22/2019

Trump attacks liberal Democratic congresswomen, tells them to leave the U.S. The president concluded his barrage of tweets by suggesting that these congresswomen should go back to these countries, repair their governments and then "come back and show us how it is done."...
20:17, 07/14/2019

CNN's Democratic debate mocked by some liberal stars, while others pick their winners As prominent 2020 Democratic hopefuls took the stage for the first of two debates in Detroit, Mich., outspoken celebrities took to social media to sound off on the political drama that unfolded....
17:51, 07/31/2019

Top liberal think tanks says Trump's 'rule of law' message on immigration is winning Top liberal think tank has warned that President Trump’s immigration message is actually winning among most voters and makes Democrats appear weak on enforcement....
10:34, 07/24/2019

Liberal groups sue over Trump administration's conscience objection rule A collection of legal groups sued the Trump administration Tuesday over new rules that protect medical workers with religious objections from being forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilization, or medically assisted suicide....
22:34, 05/28/2019

Labour panics as remain voters switch to Liberal Democrats Polls makes Vince Cable’s party the favourite for remainers and puts it in first place in LondonSenior Labour figures were engaged in a desperate battle to shore up the party’s support on Saturday night, amid warnings that its stance on Brexit was helping to “detoxify the Lib Dems”.With just days le...
07:51, 05/19/2019

Liberal Media Scream: CNN says hitting Trump ‘is true patriotism’ This week’s Liberal Media Scream features CNN’s media critic calling on journalists to rap President Trump. “That is true patriotism,” said Brian Stelter....
21:17, 07/22/2019

Woman sues cop who called her ‘bleeding heart liberal’ during arrest A Pittsburgh woman claims she was arrested by a President Trump-loving cop who allegedly teased her for being a “bleeding heart liberal,” according to a new lawsuit. Darian Balcom said she was grilled over her political views in December 2017 when she was collared in connection to taking in two negl...
01:17, 05/03/2019

Britain's anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats name Jo Swinson as new leader Britain's anti-Brexit Liberal Democrat party named lawmaker Jo Swinson as its new leader on Monday, as the party looks to translate a surge in voter support for its pro-European Union agenda into influence in a deadlocked parliament....
18:00, 07/22/2019

Moderate Democrats use debate to attack liberal rivals over Trump Moderate candidates forced their way into the debate conversation on Tuesday night by assailing as "political suicide" the agenda championed by liberal front-runners who have dominated the 2020 Democratic presidential primary race....
20:17, 07/31/2019

Two nights, two very different Democratic debates, and a deepening liberal-centrist split If you were a Democrat, and you believed, as many Democrats do, that the nation faces an existential crisis in the form of President Trump, would you want to watch a Democratic debate which opened with ten of your party's presidential candidates stuck in an endless discussion of healthcare arcana?...
17:17, 08/01/2019

Liberal 'One-Percenter' bemoans family's wealth: 'This much money is wrong' A liberal man who claims to be part of the one percent has recalled his suffering from wealth anxiety in a tone-deaf illustrated essay, saying “I think having this much money is wrong.”...
14:00, 08/09/2019

EU liberal lawmakers to back von der Leyen as next EU commission head: chairman Liberal lawmakers at the European Parliament will support German conservative Ursula von der Leyen as the next European Commission president, the leader of the group said on Tuesday....
17:51, 07/16/2019

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate....
23:17, 07/12/2019

California city declares itself a gun 'sanctuary' in rebuke to liberal laws Needles city council voted to ask state legislature to allow gun owners from other states to carry registered firearms in townA small California city has voted to declare itself a “second amendment sanctuary” city, in a rebuke to the state’s strict policies on gun control.The city council of Needles...
01:17, 07/17/2019

Elton John blasts Putin for calling liberal values 'obsolete' British singer Elton John said on Friday he was deeply upset by Russian President Vladimir Putin's comment that liberal values were "obsolete" and had been rejected by the majority of people in Western nations....
04:51, 06/29/2019

Liberal Christians gather at Wild Goose Festival to pray -- and plan For years, liberals have been wary of fusions of faith and politics, careful not to pierce the boundary between church and state. Now they are asking: What if my beliefs are by implication political?...
21:17, 07/16/2019

Revealed: Cherie Blair voted for the Liberal Democrats in European elections Wife of former Labour PM Tony Blair told friends she was "appalled" that Alastair Campbell was booted from party after he voted for the Liberal Democrats...
15:51, 05/30/2019

Liberal justice minister ‘committed’ to criminalizing conversion therapy, says Edmonton MP Attendees at a government roundtable in Edmonton on Thursday were assured that Ottawa is still exploring the possibility of making conversion therapy a Criminal Code offence....
03:00, 08/17/2019

Liberal Media Scream: Dan Rather hits ‘lack of patriotism’ in failure to ban guns This week’s Liberal Media Scream features Dan Rather ripping the nation’s will to enact strict gun control in the wake of the Virginia Beach, Va., shootings that left 12 dead....
04:34, 06/04/2019

Putin is right about the collapse of liberal values– but the EU shares the blame | Owen Jones Rightwing demagogues across the world, including in Europe, go unchecked. Darkness threatens to engulf us allVladimir Putin is right. When he celebrates the existential crisis of what he terms “liberalism”, his grounds for triumphalism are substantial. “The liberal idea has become obsolete,” he crow...
14:34, 06/28/2019

Liberal MP wants Cooper booted from Tory caucus over comments on online hate Edmonton Centre MP Randy Boissonnault says Scheer's decision to remove Cooper from the committee that held the hearing, but not from caucus, shows there's a ``revolving door'' for bigots in the Conservative party....
02:34, 06/04/2019

Former Trudeau adviser Gerald Butts playing key role in Liberal campaign Butts, a close long-time friend of Trudeau, resigned in February amid the SNC-Lavalin controversy, citing that anonymous sources alleged he pressured former Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould to assist the Quebec engineering giant to be considered for an agreement akin to a plea bargain....
04:00, 07/22/2019

Prominent liberal church ousts pastor after alleged sex toy shopping spree A famous liberal Manhattan church has parted ways with its first female senior minister after complaints she brought fellow ministers on a sex toy shopping spree and gifted one of them an unwanted vibrator, according to reports....
22:17, 07/12/2019

Liberal billionaire Tom Steyer scolds Dems for not impeaching Trump in scathing ad Liberal billionaire activist Tom Steyer is keeping the pressure on House Democrats to impeach President Trump, releasing a scathing ad slamming the party for balking at the idea....
14:00, 05/17/2019

Democratic debate highlights: Moderates assail 'impossible' liberal agenda The Democratic Party's two leading progressives came under fire on Tuesday from a debate stage stuffed with moderates who said their "impossible" proposals and "wish-list economics" risked keeping Republican President Donald Trump in the White House for four more years....
07:51, 07/31/2019

Britain's pro-EU Liberal Democrats win parliamentary seat from Boris Johnson's Conservatives ISABEL INFANTES/AFP/Getty Images Britain's pro-European Union Liberal Democrats won the parliamentary seat of Brecon and Radnorshire from the governing Conservatives on Friday. The move marks a blow to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in his first electoral test since taking office, and reduces his...
09:51, 08/02/2019

Liberal Media Scream: Journo compares Trump to McCarthy, wants GOP to denounce This week’s Liberal Media Scream features a respected author and former Washington Post journalist calling on Republicans to denounce President Trump as they did former Sen. Joe McCarthy, R-Wis., a half-century ago....
22:34, 05/13/2019

A college graduation season truth: Liberal arts degrees are valuable and practical Liberal arts studies are devalued in our culture, yet these graduates enjoy success in jobs and life. They have the tools to innovate and adapt.        ...
20:17, 05/10/2019

Canada's Liberal Party insiders see Carney as possible Trudeau successor - Toronto Star A portion of Canada's ruling Liberal Party is looking at Bank of England Governor Mark Carney as a possible successor to its current leader Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Toronto Star reported on Tuesday, citing unnamed sources....
02:17, 05/29/2019

Democratic 2020 candidate Moulton says Sanders, Warren too liberal to beat Trump U.S. congressman Seth Moulton, one of 20 Democrats running for president, criticized rivals Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren on Friday, saying they were so liberal they risked handing President Donald Trump a second White House term....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Liberal activists occupy Venezuelan embassy in Washington to oppose Trump policy Liberal activists are bracing for a showdown with the Trump administration Thursday at an unusual location: Venezuela's embassy.        ...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Warren promises bigger role for liberal groups in setting trade policy Elizabeth Warren promised Monday that she would make federal trade policy more transparent and give a bigger role labor and environmental groups in setting the policy. The top contender for the Democrat's 2020 presidential nomination said the change was intended to block corporations from setting th...
00:17, 07/30/2019

Tom Homan: Democrats, liberal media pushing 'false narrative' on border enforcement Following the release of a Fox News poll revealing that 50 percent of voters believe the Trump administration has "gone too far" in the enforcement of immigration laws, former ICE Acting Director Tom Homan said that group is "misinformed."...
20:34, 06/17/2019

Retired U.S. Justice John Paul Stevens dies, leaving liberal legacy Former Justice John Paul Stevens, a Republican appointee to the U.S. Supreme Court who later became an outspoken leader of the liberal wing as the court moved to the right, died on Tuesday at age 99....
08:00, 07/17/2019

Opposition MPs call for emergency committee meeting on Liberal conduct in Norman case The Crown stayed a breach of trust charge against the former second-in-command of the military last week, but the government is facing tough questions about its role in the case....
03:17, 05/13/2019

Trump tells four liberal congresswomen to ‘go back’ to their countries, prompting Pelosi to defend them The president said the four women of color — three of whom were born in the United States — should “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came.”...
20:17, 07/14/2019

Canada's Liberal Party insiders see Carney as possible Trudeau successor: Toronto Star A portion of Canada's ruling Liberal Party is looking at Bank of England Governor Mark Carney as a possible successor to its current leader Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Toronto Star reported on Tuesday, citing unnamed sources....
04:34, 05/29/2019

Liberal wins Budapest primary to face Orban's Fidesz in mayoral election The first formal primary in Hungary's history, for Budapest's mayoral election, wrapped up on Wednesday as the opposition joined forces to try to wrest political leadership in the capital from Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party....
22:00, 06/26/2019

Retired Justice John Paul Stevens, a Liberal Voice on the Supreme Court, Dies at 99 Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, the third-longest serving justice in history, died on July 16, 2019 at the age of 99. “He passed away peacefully with his daughters by his side,” the Supreme Court said in a statement. Stevens, survived by two daughters, died at a hospital ...
10:00, 07/17/2019

Hillary Clinton's commencement speech a 'liberal love fest,' but not much of a surprise: Greg Gutfeld Did former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's commencement speech Wednesday deliver or did she do the crowd a disservice? "The Five" addressed the issue Thursday after Clinton condemned the Trump administration during the address in New York City saying they have not taken “even the most basic ste...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Liberal Media Scream: Bill Maher cheers economic collapse if it dooms Trump This week’s Liberal Media Scream features HBO’s Bill Maher praying for an economy-killing recession if it scuttles President Trump’s reelection chances....
22:00, 08/05/2019

It’s hard for us on the Israeli left – liberal antisemitism makes it worse | Ayelet Gundar-Goshen Careless UK and US liberals keep giving Netanyahu the opportunity to say that any criticism is driven by hatred of JewsThe New York Times apologised this week for a cartoon published recently in its international edition. The drawing was of a blind Donald Trump, wearing a skullcap, led by the Israel...
19:34, 05/03/2019

Liberal think tank Center for American Progress selling hyper-partisan ThinkProgress site that's $3M in red Liberal think tank the Center for American Progress (CAP) is its selling hyper-partisan news site ThinkProgress as the organization questions the site’s viability since it’s millions in the red....
12:17, 07/02/2019

ANALYSIS: In this pre-writ period, Liberal ministers find a fondness for visits to battleground ridings As they do every summer, cabinet ministers are criss-crossing the country, making speeches and spending money. But in this pre-election period, their travel is coming under new scrutiny....
02:34, 07/10/2019

Liberal Media Scream: Morning Joe calls Mike Pence a ‘liar...who claims to be a Christian' This week’s Liberal Media Scream features MSNBC Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough ripping the treatment of young illegal immigrants, comparing their situation to that of terrorist interrogation camps....
21:00, 06/24/2019

Liberal 'View' hosts blast #MeToo 'witch hunt' and 'political hit' that led to Dem Al Franken's resignation "View" host Whoopi Goldberg derided the #MeToo movement's rush to judgement and apparent aversion towards due process for former Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., before his resignation in 2017....
21:00, 07/23/2019

Layla Moran set to withdraw from Liberal Democrat leadership race over revelations she was arrested for assaulting a boyfriend EXCLUSIVE: Sources say the rising star, who was second favourite to replace Sir Vince Cable, wants to avoid the extra scrutiny of a leadership election....
10:51, 05/14/2019

Ottawa Liberal MPP Marie-France Lalonde to seek federal seat in Orléans after Leslie retires Lalonde announced her intention to run federally Monday, saying she's giving up thoughts of seeking the leadership of the Ontario Liberals because she wants to focus on her east-Ottawa community....
02:17, 05/14/2019

Liberal Democrats top election poll as support for Tories and Labour plunges amid Brexit backlash The Liberal Democrats have surged into first place ahead of the Tories and Labour in a poll on how Britons would vote if a general election was to be held now....
08:17, 05/31/2019

Liberal dark money groups mull secret progressive judge list to counteract Trump Liberal dark money groups are working to come up with a secret list of progressive judges who will fill the courts if a Democrat wins in the 2020 presidential election....
13:00, 06/11/2019

Layla Moran set to withdraw from Liberal Democrat leadership race following revelations she was arrested for assaulting a boyfriend EXCLUSIVE: The rising star has written to party members in her Oxford West and Abingdon constituency saying that she will not be putting her name forward when Sir Vince Cable bows out as leader....
12:51, 05/14/2019

Federal election 2019: Littleproud distances himself from Liberal candidate's 'Islamophobic' posts – politics live Police appeal for information about offensive slogans and graffiti. Meanwhile, the climate policy debate heats up. Follow all the updates, live 2.05am BST This is a totally normal election campaignEconomist Brian Fisher's house has been egged in the wake of the new modelling he's released on the cos...
03:17, 05/02/2019

Democratic debate: Liberal-moderate divides on health care, immigration and core issues clear Night one has Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in the middle; night two will center former vice president Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala D. Harris....
05:17, 07/31/2019

John Paul Stevens, retired supreme court justice and leading liberal, dies aged 99 Stevens served more than twice the average tenure for a justice, and was the second to mark his 90th birthday on the high courtJohn Paul Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the supreme court’s leading liberal, died Tuesday in Fort Lau...
05:17, 07/17/2019

Election model that predicted 2018 blue wave has Trump losing, liberal voters ‘terrified’ A university election model that predicted the blue wave in the House in 2018 almost to the seat is predicting a big loss by President Trump next year due to an explosion of bitter partisanship and Trump hate....
19:51, 07/01/2019

Kavanaugh sides with liberal justices against Apple, deals blow to tech giant in App Store challenge Justice Brett Kavanaugh sided with the liberal wing of the Supreme Court on Monday, penning an opinion against Apple that ruled the tech company can be sued over high prices in their App Store....
18:34, 05/13/2019

Former Turkish PM to run again for AKP in Istanbul: Erdogan Former Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will again be the ruling AK Party's candidate in next month's re-run of the Istanbul mayoral election, President Tayyip Erdogan told reporters on Tuesday....
13:34, 05/07/2019

Labour deputy leader pressures Jeremy Corbyn to work with Liberal Democrats to stop no-deal Brexit Labour deputy leader Tom Watson is putting pressure on Jeremy Corbyn to work with the Liberal Democrats to stop a no-deal Brexit under Boris Johnson....
04:17, 08/14/2019

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02:51, 05/30/2019

Trump complains of double standard in shooting response, cites apparent liberal views of Ohio gunman President Trump on Wednesday complained of a double standard in the political response to the mass shootings over the weekend -- as he headed to the sites of those tragedies to pay his respects and offer support for victims and law enforcement....
21:34, 08/07/2019

Turkish court acquits RSF representative, two others An Istanbul court on Wednesday acquitted the Turkey representative for Reporters Without Borders (RSF) as well as two other campaigners for press freedom on trial for terrorism charges, their lawyers said....
14:34, 07/17/2019

Turkish journalist beaten after TV appearance Yavuz Selim Demirag has been an outspoken critic of President Erdogan. He was set on by assailants with baseball bats in what journalists say is a sign of shrinking press freedom....
00:51, 05/12/2019

Opinion: Turkish democracy is still alive The Turkish opposition’s victory over the ruling party in Istanbul’s rerun election is an important victory for democracy. It also sets the stage for a possible shift in the country’s politics, writes DW's Erkan Arikan....
04:17, 06/24/2019

NBA showdown starring a Turk won't be on Turkish TV Turkish basketball player Enes Kanter's Portland Trail Blazers reached the NBA's Western Conference finals, which start on Tuesday, but for the first time the series will not be widely televised in Turkey, where Kanter is accused of having terrorist links....
17:00, 05/14/2019

‘Louder and more hateful’: Big-city leaders say Trump’s attacks on Baltimore are escalation of his strategy to denigrate diverse, liberal areas The president has sought to paint urban enclaves as violent, dirty and socially deviant, a sharp contrast to the praise he heaps on whiter, more conservative communities....
08:51, 07/29/2019

Turkish opposition journalist hospitalized following attack A journalist critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government and its nationalist allies has been hospitalized after being attacked outside his home....
10:51, 05/11/2019

Trial of Turkish US consulate employee adjourned ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul has ruled to keep a Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate in custody pending the outcome of his trial on espionage charges and attempting to overthrow the Turkish government. Turkey’s Anadolu news agency said Friday that the trial against Metin Topuz has be...
13:17, 06/28/2019

Can Dundar: Turkish democracy will continue despite Erdogan Istanbul's mayoral election will be re-run, following an appeal from the strongman president's party. Exiled journalist Can Dundar gave DW his appraisal of the complex situation leading up to the June 23 election....
08:51, 05/09/2019

Turkish sailors kidnapped off Nigeria's coast Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Paksoy, told CNN on Tuesday....
14:51, 07/27/2019

US says could sanction Turkish defence firms beyond F-35 suppliers Washington is looking at imposing financial sanctions on Turkish firms beyond those that build parts for the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet, over Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defence system, a top Pentagon official said on Monday....
21:00, 06/17/2019

Turkish opposition: We will win re-run of Istanbul mayor vote The deputy chair of the CHP party told DW that their candidate would have the support of "all the people of Istanbul." The electoral body nixed the party's initial win following pressure from the ruling AK party....
03:17, 05/08/2019

Turkish workers kidnapped at gunpoint in Nigeria bar Four Turkish construction workers were seized by gunmen in a bar as they relaxed over drinks in a remote village in Nigeria's middle belt, authorities told CNN....
15:00, 07/23/2019

Suspected U.A.E. Spy Found Dead in Turkish Jail One of two alleged spies, who was also under investigation for a possible link to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has been found dead inside his jail cell....
17:51, 04/29/2019

Turkey says it will protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas deposits in the eastern Mediterranean. Erdogan spoke Friday days after Cyprus renegotiated a contract with a consortium made up of Shell, Texas-Based Noble Ene...
15:00, 06/07/2019

Turkish democracy 'backsliding,' EU says in membership report An EU Commission report has said membership talks with Turkey are at a "standstill," citing eroding civil liberties and rule of law under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey has called the assessment inaccurate....
10:00, 05/30/2019

A Turkish woman owns over 3,000 coffee cups Coffee is an important part of Turkish culture. Mesude Isikli of Osmaniye, Turkey, has collected over 3,000 coffee cups, and that's not even the world record....
05:51, 08/10/2019

Turkish strikes kill 2 PKK militants, 'neutralize' 3 others Turkish officials said Thursday an airstrike has killed two leaders of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, which is considered by most Western governments a terrorist organization....
22:34, 08/08/2019

1st Turkish Cypriot MEP envisions himself as division healer NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Niyazi Kizilyurek says nothing like it has happened in ethnically divided Cyprus in 140 years: He is the first Turkish Cypriot elected to the European Parliament, and he was selected by a primarily Greek Cypriot electorate. The fact that it’s to a body representing the c...
18:17, 05/31/2019

Turkish group Erdemir advances British Steel bid A Turkish steelmaker owned by the country's military pension fund is advancing plans for a takeover of British Steel that would involve keeping its Scunthorpe plant open....
18:34, 07/26/2019

Deniz Yücel: Erdogan let me be tortured in Turkish prison German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel says that he was tortured during his near year-long detention in Turkey. In court testimony seen by DW, he holds Turkish President Erdogan personally responsible for the abuse....
14:17, 05/10/2019

Haftar militia shoots down Turkish drone over Libya A Turkish drone has been destroyed by forces loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar near Libya's only functioning civilian airport, Haftar's LNA militia said. Turkey previously threatened to strike against the group....
00:17, 07/01/2019

At least 8 migrants dead after boat flips off Turkish coast At least eight people died when a boat carrying migrants capsized off Turkey's southwestern Aegean coast Monday, authorities said, adding that nearly three dozen were rescued....
00:51, 06/18/2019

Turkish Lira Continues to Fall Despite Backdoor Tightening The Turkish lira continued to slide after the central bank temporarily tightened monetary policy in an attempt to make it harder for investors to bet against the currency....
00:17, 05/10/2019

Haftar's forces say they destroyed Turkish drone in Tripoli Eastern Libyan forces loyal commander Khalifa Haftar said they destroyed a Turkish drone parked at Tripoli's only working airport on Sunday and declared a "general mobilization" as tensions between Ankara and the eastern administration mounted....
00:51, 07/01/2019

Turkish military chiefs discuss possible offensive in Syria Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar met military officials on Thursday to discuss a possible offensive east of the Euphrates River in Syria as Ankara ramped up warnings of a cross-border operation....
22:34, 07/25/2019

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan – At least one Turkish diplomat was killed in a shooting that took place on Wednesday in the Iraqi Kurdish capital, Kurdish security officials and Turkish media stated....
02:00, 07/18/2019

Jamal Khashoggi's Killers Will "Pay The Price", Says Turkish President Shortly upon the release of a UN report regarding Jamal Khashoggi's killing, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said that late journalist's killers "will pay the price."...
06:17, 06/20/2019

Turkish Prosecutors Charge Economists, Bloomberg Journalists Turkish prosecutors have launched a criminal probe against 38 individuals, including economists and two Bloomberg reporters, for allegedly disseminating fake news and causing chaos on financial markets last summer....
07:17, 06/14/2019

Turkish TV drops Enes Kanter's NBA playoff games Turkish basketball star Enes Kanter is playing in the NBA Western Conference finals for the second time in his career. But the US series will not be widely televised in Turkey, where he is accused of terrorist links....
06:17, 05/15/2019

Turkish court sentences hundreds of coup 'ringleaders' The trial of 224 suspects, which include many former military generals, started almost a year after the July 2016 botched coup against President Erdogan. Ankara has incarcerated thousands of dissidents since then....
17:34, 06/20/2019

Activists say Istanbul Pride banned by Turkish authorities ISTANBUL (AP) — Activists in Istanbul say Turkish authorities have banned a pride march for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights for the fifth year. In a statement Sunday, the volunteer group organizing Istanbul Pride said the governor’s office banned the march in central Taksim d...
15:34, 06/30/2019

Turkish currency buoyed by Istanbul election result ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s lira currency has opened higher against the U.S. dollar after a repeat election for mayor in Istanbul ended months of uncertainty with a landmark opposition win in the country’s largest city. The dollar traded at 5.717 lira Monday, up nearly 2%, hours after oppos...
11:00, 06/24/2019

Passengers subdue chaotic man on board Turkish Airlines jet ISTANBUL (AP) — An Associated Press photographer says passengers on board a Turkish Airlines flight to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming soon after takeoff and began smashing an oxygen mask box and then a cabin window, before pushing flight attendants aside and rushing toward the cockp...
15:00, 06/15/2019

Former Turkish PM Davutoglu slams Erdogan's AKP after Istanbul defeat A former Turkish prime minister and close ally of President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday harshly criticized the ruling AK Party after a stinging electoral defeat in Istanbul last week that was widely seen as ominous for Erdogan at national level....
18:00, 06/30/2019

Libyan fighters threaten to target Turkish interests CAIRO (AP) — The self-styled Libyan National Army says Turkish vessels and interests are “legitimate targets” after accusing Turkey of helping rival forces retake a strategic town near the capital, Tripoli. Ahmed al-Mosmari, an LNA spokesman, said Friday that Libyan territory had “...
09:34, 06/29/2019

Turkish TV Channel Won't Air Blazers-Warriors Because Of Enes Kanter Turkish NBA fans hoping to catch the Western Conference Finals won’t be able to do so on network TV. According to the schedule for the NBA’s official broadcaster in Turkey, the network S Sport will only carry the Eastern Conference Finals after previously showing nearly every other playoff series th...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Turkish journalists acquitted of terrorist propaganda charges Erol Onderoglu, the national representative for Reporters Without Borders, was one of three facing 14 years in jail. 140 journalists are currently in prison in Turkey, despite international demands that they be set free....
07:00, 07/18/2019

Turkish watchdog says it fines Facebook $271,000 for data breach Turkey's Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK) said on Friday it had fined Facebook a total of 1.65 million lira ($270,976.01) in April due to a data breach....
17:34, 05/10/2019

Iraq hands over 188 Turkish children of suspected IS members Iraq has handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members to Turkey in the presence of government officials from both countries and UNICEF, a judiciary spokesman said on Wednesday....
14:00, 05/29/2019

Turkish court rules to keep U.S. consulate employee in custody A Turkish court ruled on Friday to keep an employee of the U.S. consulate in custody as his trial on espionage charges continues, in a case that has damaged relations between Washington and Ankara....
12:34, 06/28/2019

Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria's coast Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Paksoy, told CNN on Tuesday....
01:17, 07/17/2019

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

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Turkey's F-35 pilots are no longer flying at a U.S. air base in Arizona, the Pentagon told Reuters on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the advanced fighter jet program over Turkey's plans to buy Russian air defenses....
01:34, 06/11/2019

Turkish post in Idlib hit ‘deliberately’ by Syrian attack ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey said Syrian government forces “deliberately” attacked on Sunday a Turkish military observation post in northwestern Syria. In a statement, the defense ministry said Turkish troops responded with “heavy weapons” after the artillery attack in Idlib provin...
18:34, 06/16/2019

Turkish court acquits 3 journalists of supporting terrorism A Turkish court acquitted three journalists Wednesday on charges of producing propaganda for a terrorist organization in connection with a 2016 incident....
19:00, 07/17/2019

Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May: Turkish official Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May as U.S. waivers granted last November to eight buyers expired, and will continue to abide by Washington's demand that it halt all imports of crude oil from the Islamic Republic, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Turkey's Erdogan and Trump may meet soon: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump may soon have a face-to-face meeting, either in Turkey or on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan next month, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday....
01:34, 05/23/2019

Lawyers say detainees tortured in Turkish police custody ISTANBUL (AP) — A lawyers’ group says five former Turkish foreign ministry employees were tortured while in police custody. The Ankara Bar Association said late Tuesday that five of six detainees interviewed reported being stripped, beaten and threatened with object rape. They are among 249 fo...
14:51, 05/29/2019

Turkish bee ordered to be destroyed evades authorities in Britain A Turkish bee that stowed away to Britain with a vacationing family was handed a death sentence by the government, but escaped before it could be carried out....
21:51, 08/01/2019

U.S. may suspend training Turkish pilots over Russia defense deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system despite objections from Washington, sources told Reuters....
02:17, 05/29/2019

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi city, officials say Attack on restaurant in Iraqi Kurdish capital of Irbil leaves at least one deadAt least one Turkish diplomats has been killed in a shooting that took place in the Iraqi Kurdish capital of Irbil, Kurdish security officials and Turkish media have said.Unknown gunmen opened fire at a restaurant where T...
15:17, 07/17/2019

6 Employees of Turkish Newspaper Return to Jail in Terrorism Case Journalists and other employees of Cumhuriyet were convicted of aiding terrorism last year in a case seen as having grave implications for press freedom....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Turkish diplomat shot dead in middle of Iraq restaurant A prominent Turkish diplomat was among two people gunned down in a popular Iraqi restaurant in “a treacherous attack” that has officials in Turkey vowing to retaliate, the BBC reported Wednesday. The victim, who is not identified in the report but is thought to be Turkey’s deputy c...
23:00, 07/17/2019

Pentagon chief to speak with Turkish counterpart, position on F-35 unchanged Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that the United States had not changed its position on Turkey's role in the F-35 program if they accepted a Russian missile defense system and he would be speaking with his Turkish counterpart later in the day....
18:34, 07/12/2019

S Jaishankar Holds Talks With French, Turkish Foreign Ministers External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has held telephonic conversations with his French and Turkish counterparts with a focus on enhancing the bilateral ties with the two countries....
04:51, 06/06/2019

Turkish Cypriots blame Syrian missile for blast near village Turkish Cypriot officials say Syrian anti-aircraft missile that missed its target and reached ethnically divided Cyprus was likely the cause of an explosion outside village in breakaway north...
12:17, 07/01/2019

Gunmen Attack Turkish Diplomats in Kurdish Region of Iraq At least one consulate employee was killed in the shooting at a restaurant, the authorities said. It was not immediately clear who was behind the assault....
18:17, 07/17/2019

Turkish court hands down life sentences in coup trial ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court in Ankara has sentenced several people accused of being the ringleaders of the 2016 failed military coup to life terms in prison. Anadolu Agency says those sentenced on Thursday include Akin Ozturk, a former air force commander ...
10:34, 06/20/2019

Turkey says F-35 partners disapprove of U.S. halting Turkish pilot training Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that partners in the F-35 jet programme do not support the steps taken by the United States regarding the training of Turkish pilots....
13:51, 06/24/2019

Ancient Turkish rock carvings that have baffled scientists could be a calendar For years the intricate carvings at an ancient sanctuary in Turkey have baffled archaeologists. But now, scientists believe they could actually be depicting a calendar....
21:51, 06/26/2019

Turkish police disperse banned LGBT march with tear gas Activists gathered in Istanbul to promote rights for gay and transgender people Sunday before police dispersed the crowd at a pride event that Turkish authorities had banned for the fifth year...
20:34, 06/30/2019

Turkish soldier killed by YPG in northern Syria: defense ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three were slightly wounded in northern Syria on Tuesday during an attack by the Kurdish YPG militia, Turkey's Defense Ministry said....
14:00, 04/30/2019

Trump, Turkey's Erdogan set to meet at G20 in June: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed during a phone call on Wednesday to meet on the sidelines of a G20 meeting set for June 28-29 in Japan, the Turkish Presidency's communications director said in posts on Twitter....
19:17, 05/29/2019

UAE court upholds life sentence against Turkish citizen for terrorism The United Arab Emirates' Supreme Federal Court upheld a life sentence against a Turkish citizen in a terrorism case, Emirates News agency (WAM) said on Monday....
00:34, 04/30/2019

Alleged UAE spy kills himself in Istanbul prison, Turkish state media says A man arrested on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has allegedly died by suicide while imprisoned in Turkey, the country's state prosecutor and its state-run news agency Anadolu said Monday....
01:17, 04/30/2019

Gunmen Kill Turkish Diplomat at Restaurant in Northern Iraq (IRBIL, Iraq) — Unknown gunmen opened fire inside a Turkish-owned restaurant in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil on Wednesday, killing at least one Turkish diplomat stationed in Ankara’s consulate and one Iraqi civilian, Turkish officials and Kurdish security forces said. The rare shooti...
00:00, 07/18/2019

| Turkish court hands down 53 life terms to 2013 bomber A Turkish court handed multiple life sentences to a man convicted of a 2013 bombing that killed more than 50 people, which Turkey blames on Syria, local media reported....
06:51, 05/14/2019

Second Turkish drillship arrives off Cyprus coast, Nicosia protests A second Turkish ship planning to drill for oil and gas off Cyprus arrived off the Mediterranean island's northeastern coast on Monday, triggering a strong protest from Nicosia of an infringement by Turkey of its sovereign rights....
15:17, 07/08/2019

After protests, Alamos CEO defends Turkish mine project against 'misinformation' Canada-based Alamos Gold has defended its environmental record at a mining project in western Turkey against a wave of protests, saying it had paid for future reforestation at the site and denying cyanide would leak into the surrounding area....
17:34, 08/07/2019

Turkish Military, Defying U.S., Trains to Use Russian Missile Defense Turkey’s armed forces have begun training to use a Russian missile-defense system that it purchased despite U.S. warnings, deepening a rift between the two NATO allies....
12:00, 05/24/2019

Turkish post in Syria’s Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province has been attacked by mortar shells, fired from areas under Syrian government control. Three soldiers were lightly wounded. The ministry said in a statement posted on Twi...
12:17, 06/13/2019

Turkish court acquits journalist Mehmet Altan: Anadolu Turkey's high court ruled to acquit journalist Mehmet Altan of alleged links to the network of U.S.-based cleric Fetullah Gulen, who Ankara accuses of orchestrating a 2016 coup attempt, Anadolu news agency reported on Friday....
16:34, 07/05/2019

Arsenal's Mesut Özil gets married, with Turkish president as best man – video Mesut Özil, the former German international footballer, married his fiancee in Istanbul with the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, as his best man. The Arsenal midfielder, who has Turkish ancestry, previously sparked anger when he posed for photographs with the Turkish president last year. Öz...
19:51, 06/08/2019

Turkish court overrules journalists' life sentences - Anadolu Turkey's high court overruled life sentences against three journalists, who were sentenced over alleged links to the network of U.S.-based cleric Fetullah Gulen, state-owned Anadolu news agency reported on Friday....
03:51, 07/06/2019

Arson attack against Turkish-owned cars in northern Greece Greek authorities say arsonists have targeted two vehicles owned by Turkish nationals, one of them a diplomat, in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, destroying the cars and damaging another four....
13:34, 06/10/2019

Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria’s rebel province ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s defense ministry says a Turkish soldier was killed in an artillery strike by Syrian government forces in northwestern Idlib province, the country’s last rebel stronghold. The strike hit a Turkish observation post. This marks the first Turkish death in a Syrian go...
10:51, 06/28/2019

Anna Jones’ Turkish brunch recipes | The Modern Cook Börek pastries, tahini, vegetable fritters and greens on toast bring back sweet memories of a Turkish holidayI spent last week in Turkey in the pine forests above Göcek, at a simple but perfect place called Hazur Vadisi.We ate like kings: breakfasts of fresh cheese, scarlet tomatoes, bitter greens a...
14:34, 06/28/2019

NBA fires Turkish company that deleted Enes Kanter’s stats The NBA reacted in support of Portland’s Enes Kanter on Thursday, not long after the league’s Turkish-centric Twitter account failed to mention Kanter’s efforts in the Trail Blazers’ victory over Denver in Game 2 of the teams’ Western Conference semifinal series. The le...
04:34, 05/03/2019

Turkish president Erdogan's bodyguards clash with Bosnian police Bosnian authorities say Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail has scuffled with border police at Sarajevo's airport. The guards escorting the Turkish leader reportedly refused to hand over their guns....
22:00, 07/08/2019

EU, Cyprus protest as second Turkish ship plans to drill off island A Turkish ship planning to drill for oil and gas close to Cyprus dropped anchor off the island on Monday, triggering a strong protest from Nicosia and a rebuke from the European Union....
20:51, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base -Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the program over Turkey's plans to buy a Russian air defense system....
01:51, 06/11/2019

British Steel: Turkish pension fund likely to be preferred bidder Two of the three remaining bidders are expected to be excluded imminentlyThe government is close to entering exclusive talks with a Turkish military pension fund about the sale of British Steel, raising hopes that more than 4,000 jobs and the Scunthorpe steelworks can be saved.Three bidders remain i...
05:00, 08/09/2019

Cyprus says Turkish drill ship off its coast serious sovereignty breach Cyprus said on Monday it 'strongly condemns' what it said was an infringement of its sovereign rights by Turkey, after Ankara sent a drill ship off the island to explore for oil and gas....
14:34, 07/08/2019

Istanbul votes in mayoral re-run, in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan Millions of Istanbul residents voted on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies and a test of Turkey's ailing democracy....
11:17, 06/23/2019

Second Turkish drillship arrives off coast of Cyprus: shipping data A second Turkish drillship, which is expected to begin drilling for oil and natural gas near Cyprus this week, arrived off the Mediterranean island's northeastern coast on Monday, Refinitiv Eikon shipping data showed....
12:17, 07/08/2019

Turkish diplomat killed in Iraq's Kurdish capital, Irbil At least one diplomat has been killed in Irbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish zone. An unknown gunman was reported to have fired at a group dining in a restaurant....
07:00, 07/18/2019

Turkish court sentences 24 to life for failed 2016 coup A Turkish court issued life sentences to 24 people Thursday who were convicted of trying to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a failed military coup three years ago....
22:00, 06/20/2019

U.S. to stop training Turkish F-35 pilots because of Russia deal: sources The United States has decided to stop accepting any more Turkish pilots who had planned to train in the United States on F-35 fighter jets, three U.S. officials said, in a sign of an escalating dispute over Ankara's plans to purchase Russian air defenses. The two NATO allies have sparred publicly fo...
18:34, 06/07/2019

Turkish prosecutors probe Istanbul election irregularities: Anadolu Turkish prosecutors launched 32 investigations into allegations of irregularities in Istanbul's local elections on March 31 and summoned more than 100 polling station officials for questioning as suspects, state-owned Anadolu news agency said on Thursday....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Bloomberg reporters face jail for reports on Turkish crisis ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — U.S.-based Bloomberg news agency says Turkish prosecutors are seeking up to five-year jail terms for two of its Istanbul-based reporters over their report on last year’s currency crisis. Bloomberg said late Thursday that Kerim Karakaya and Fercan Yalinkilic have been accu...
12:34, 06/14/2019

Journalist Deniz Yucel's detention was illegal: Turkish court The constitutional court found that Deniz Yucel was falsely imprisoned by authorities. Judges unanimously agreed that his freedom of speech was infringed upon by the state for his work as a journalist....
20:00, 06/28/2019

Two Turkish soldiers killed in attack by Kurdish militants: ministry Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants launched an attack on a Turkish military vehicle in southeast Turkey on Tuesday, killing two soldiers and wounding another, the country's defense ministry said....
13:17, 07/09/2019

Turkish jets bomb Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat killing Turkish warplanes have struck a mountainous region near the Iraq-Iran border, where a Kurdish separatist group is known to operate. Ankara blames them for Wednesday's killing of a Turkish diplomat in Erbil....
12:34, 07/19/2019

‘Republican’ group attacking Trump, McConnell funded by liberal Trump critic The ads against President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over election “security” issues have been called “stunning” because they’re from a GOP group....
03:17, 08/02/2019

Putin: Liberal values ‘obsolete,’ people in West prefer ‘traditional’ values Liberal values embraced by many in Western nations have been destabilizing and clash with the best interests of most citizens, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview published Thursday....
13:17, 06/28/2019

Biden can’t ride Obama’s coattails, because Obama isn’t liberal enough for today’s Democratic Party Joe Biden frequently reminds us of his partnership with former President Barack Obama. He hopes that nostalgia for the Obama administration will help him get the Democratic nomination and put him in the White House....
01:00, 07/20/2019

Turkish consul employee killed in Iraq's Kurdish capital, Irbil At least one diplomat has been killed in Irbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish zone. An unknown gunman was reported to have fired at a group dining in a restaurant....
15:51, 07/17/2019

Turkish Lira Falls After Erdogan Ousts Central Bank Chief The Turkish lira dropped sharply as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to fire the governor of the central bank left investors worried about economic mismanagement in a country dealing with high inflation and sluggish growth....
13:00, 07/08/2019

Sentences for Ahmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak overturned in Turkish court Two journalists who had been given life sentences for their criticism of the government in Turkey have had their sentences suspended. However Ahmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak have not yet been acquitted....
16:34, 07/08/2019

Turkish Airlines chairman expects Boeing 737 compensation, to meet Friday Turkish Airlines expects compensation from Boeing Co for losses over the grounding of 12 737 Max aircraft, the chairman of Turkey's flagship carrier was quoted as saying, adding that he would meet Boeing's chief executive on Friday....
17:34, 05/21/2019

Exiled Turkish journalist Can Dundar reunited with family in Germany after 3 years Can Dundar has been reunited with his family in Berlin after his wife managed to flee Turkey. The well-known journalist has been in living in exile in Germany since 2016....
07:34, 06/15/2019

Iraqi Kurdistan arrests Turkish lawmaker's brother for assassination of diplomat Security services in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region said on Saturday they had arrested the brother of a lawmaker serving in the Turkish parliament for the assassination of a Turkish diplomat in the Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Erbil....
19:34, 07/20/2019

U.S. may suspend training of Turkish pilots for F-35 jets over Russia missile deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system despite objections from Washington, sources told Reuters on Tuesday....
04:34, 05/29/2019

Turkish banker jailed over Iran sanctions scheme released from US prison Mehmet Hakan Atilla was arrested in 2017 after a witness said he helped organize a multi-billion dollar scheme to bypass US oil sanctions against Iran. The case had implicated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
18:34, 07/20/2019

Small Turkish Islamist party to field candidate for Istanbul mayor A small Turkish Islamist party said on Tuesday it would take part in next month's re-run Istanbul mayoral election, a week after its candidate said he was ready to stand down and support the ousted opposition mayor....
18:51, 05/14/2019

UEFA warns Turkish club of 1-year ban in finance rules case UEFA has threatened Trabzonspor with a one-season ban from European competition if it fails to comply with financial monitoring rules by mid-October       ...
19:00, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkish lira firms after opposition wins Istanbul election The Turkish lira strengthened overnight after the opposition dealt a stinging blow to President Tayyip Erdogan by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election on Sunday....
09:00, 06/24/2019

Iraq hands over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members Iraqi authorities handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members to Turkey on Wednesday at Baghdad airport, where they boarded a plane and prepared to fly home, officials from Iraq's judiciary and UNICEF said....
14:51, 05/29/2019

Turkish journalist beaten with baseball bats after anti-Erdogan TV appearance Just hours after criticizing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a television appearance Friday, journalist Yavuz Selim Demirag became the victim of a vicious baseball attack by unknown assailants, his paper said Saturday....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Ten Turkish sailors seized by pirates off Nigerian coast: shipping company Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria early on Tuesday, shipping company Kadioglu Denizcilik said, adding that another eight sailors were safely aboard the ship....
15:00, 07/16/2019

Trump administration kicks Turkish pilots out after removing Turkey from the F-35 program The Trump administration is requiring the Turkish pilots and maintainers training on the F-35 fighter in the U.S. to leave now that Turkey has been kicked out of the fighter program....
22:51, 07/17/2019

Turkish lawyers’ group says foreign ministry staff tortured in custody Five Turkish foreign ministry staff detained last week on suspicion of links to a failed coup three years ago have said they have been tortured and mistreated in custody, the Ankara Lawyers' Bar Association said on Tuesday....
21:34, 05/28/2019

Turkey, Russia dispute facts after attack on Turkish outpost in Syria Russia and Turkey, the two countries responsible for a rickety agreement to keep the peace along Syria's last major frontline, gave sharply conflicting accounts on Thursday of an attack on a Turkish military outpost....
17:34, 06/13/2019

Turkish Democratic Left Party candidate withdraws from Istanbul poll An opposition candidate announced on Sunday he was withdrawing from next month's rerun of mayoral elections in Istanbul, in a move likely to aid the man who was declared the winner when the vote was initially held in March....
17:17, 05/12/2019

Turkish board rules to re-run Istanbul election lost by Erdogan's AK Party Turkey's High Election Board on Monday scrapped Istanbul election results showing a painful defeat for President Tayyip Erdogan, responding to his AK Party's calls for a re-run of the vote in a decision that hit the lira and raised charges of conflicts of interest....
21:17, 05/06/2019

Israel hits offices of Turkish state news agency in Gaza Israeli forces have hit Turkey's state-run news agency in the Palestinian enclave Gaza. The attack is likely to increase tensions between Israel and Turkey....
00:17, 05/05/2019

Turkish lawyer groups to boycott judicial ceremony over separation of powers At least 19 bar associations representing lawyers from provinces across Turkey, including the three largest cities, have said they will boycott an annual ceremony for the judiciary because it will take place on the grounds of the presidential palace....
19:34, 08/18/2019

PM Modi Discusses Counter-Terrorism, Defence With Turkish President In Japan Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and held talks on a host of key issues including trade and investment, defence and counter-terrorism....
12:34, 06/29/2019

How a small Turkish city successfully absorbed half a million migrants Gaziantep has grown by 30% due to newcomers fleeing the crisis across the border in Syria, but remains a model of tolerance and pragmatismImagine you live in a medium-sized city such as Birmingham or Milan. Now imagine that overnight the population increases by about 30%. The new people are mostly d...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Turkish opposition: Erdogan's mandate must also be revoked if Istanbul poll annulled Turkey's main opposition party said on Wednesday it had formally requested the annulment of President Tayyip Erdogan's mandate because the same flaws his AK Party alleged in the city's March 31 mayoral vote occurred in last year's national elections....
01:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkish lira, markets fall after vote results scrapped Turkish financial markets tumbled on Tuesday after the elections board ruled to scrap and re-run Istanbul elections, with the lira down 1.3 percent to its weakest level since last year's currency crisis was waning in October....
14:17, 05/07/2019

Turkish Man Injured In Christchurch Attacks Dies; Death Toll 51: Minister A Turkish citizen who was wounded during the attacks at two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch on March 15 has died, Turkey's foreign minister said on Thursday, raising the death toll from the......
22:00, 05/02/2019

Erdoğan’s loss in Istanbul could transform Turkish politics | Sinan Ülgen The landslide election of Ekrem İmamoğlu as mayor is a huge test for Turkey’s ruling AKPThe opposition candidate Ekrem İmamoğlu’s landslide victory in the re-run mayoral elections in Istanbul will change very little in Turkish politics in the near term. But it has the potential to change everything ...
19:17, 06/24/2019

Explosions, fire rock Turkish ammunition depot near Syria, no casualties A series of explosions rocked an ammunition depot in Turkey's Hatay province, near the Syrian border, early on Friday and nearby homes were evacuated but there were no reports of casualties, Turkish broadcaster NTV said....
11:00, 08/09/2019

German-Turkish journalist Adil Demirci forced to stay in Turkey Journalist and activist Adil Demirci was arrested in Istanbul last year and accused of being a member of the MLKP, deemed a terror group in Turkey. Demirci was in Turkey to help his mother, who is suffering from cancer....
16:17, 05/01/2019

U.S. showing flexibility on planned Syria safe zone -Turkish minister The United States is showing some flexibility in its approach to a planned safe zone to be established in northeast Syria along the border with Turkey, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday on broadcaster NTV....
11:34, 05/03/2019

Hard-hit Turkish assets hinge on election, Trump-Erdogan meeting Investors could snap up sold-off Turkish assets or dump them with force depending on the outcome of Sunday's re-run election in Istanbul and, days later, a high-stakes meeting between President Tayyip Erdogan and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump....
16:00, 06/22/2019

Damascus presses Idlib attack, artillery hits Turkish position Syrian government forces and their Russian allies pounded the rebel-held northwest of Syria with air strikes on Saturday, sources in the area said, as artillery hit a Turkish military position there, underlining the risk of wider escalation....
02:51, 05/05/2019

Turkish opposition confident of winning Istanbul poll re-run, lira sinks again Turkey's main opposition party said on Tuesday its candidate for Istanbul mayor would again contest and win the post, after the election board ordered a re-run of the city election in a ruling that has spooked investors and drawn European criticism....
18:51, 05/07/2019

Erdogan loses control of Turkish capital in local elections setback Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is facing a major political setback after his party lost control of the capital, Ankara, in a keenly fought local elections battle....
19:00, 04/30/2019

Turkish President Erdogan's Party Loses Istanbul Mayoral Elections The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip......
23:51, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkish assets rally after opposition wins Istanbul election The Turkish lira, bonds and shares gained on Monday after the opposition dealt a stinging blow to President Tayyip Erdogan by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election on Sunday....
10:51, 06/24/2019

President Trump’s 2020 Campaign Is Now Selling Plastic Straws: ‘Liberal Paper Straws Don’t Work’ President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign store sells “Make America Great Again” hats, T-shirts, cups, towels and even dog leashes. But one of its newest items might be one of the campaign’s biggest attempt to troll the other side: Trump-branded plastic straws. According to the ...
23:17, 07/20/2019

Trump: 'Liberal establishment' ruining US cities During a cable news interview in Osaka, Japan over the weekend, President Donald Trump blamed "the liberal establishment" for squalor in major U.S. cities, such as New York, Los Angeles and San Franciso. (July 2)        ...
21:34, 07/02/2019

Ex-Michael Flynn business partner convicted on charges he acted as Turkish agent A jury on Tuesday convicted a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn on charges he illegally acted as a Turkish agent when he and Flynn undertook a project to discredit an exiled cleric wanted by Turkey's government....
07:17, 07/24/2019

Erdogan reportedly says Turkish central bank chief ousted for refusing rate cut Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sacked the central bank governor for refusing the government's repeated demands for rate cuts, Hurriyet newspaper on Sunday quoted Erdogan as telling a meeting with his party's lawmakers....
03:51, 07/08/2019

Enes Kanter claims threats from Turkish Consulate led to cancellation of basketball clinic Enes Kanter claimed that threats from the Turkish Consulate led to the cancellation of a free basketball clinic at the Islamic Center of Long Island.       ...
05:51, 07/25/2019

Turkish diplomat is among three people shot dead in Kurdish capital: security officials At least three people including a Turkish diplomat were killed in a shooting on Wednesday in the Iraqi Kurdish capital Erbil, Kurdish security officials and Turkey's foreign ministry said....
15:34, 07/17/2019

Passengers subdue chaotic man on Turkish Airlines flight who was screaming, smashing things Passengers on a Turkish Airlines jetliner flying to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming a few minutes after takeoff.       ...
17:17, 06/15/2019

Turkey frees jailed U.S.-Turkish former NASA scientist: wife tells Reuters Turkey has released from prison U.S.-Turkish former NASA scientist Serkan Golge, his wife told Reuters on Wednesday, in a step that could lead to an easing in relations with Washington....
20:34, 05/29/2019

U.S. officials wonder: Did Turkish leader's coup memories drive Russia arms deal? For some U.S. officials, the Trump administration's failure to persuade Turkey not to buy a Russian air defense system may have its roots in a coup attempt against President Tayyip Erdogan three years ago this week....
08:17, 07/18/2019

Tanker blast at Turkish port kills 1 Italian crew member, 15 injured An explosion at an LPG tanker killed one Italian crew member and injured 15 others at the port of Aliaga in Turkey's western Izmir province late on Monday, petrochemicals maker Petkim said....
11:51, 07/02/2019

Turkish lira hits lowest point this year as new election jolts investors The Turkish lira hit a seven-month low on Tuesday after the country announced a fresh election for the city of Istanbul, deepening market uncertainty....
15:34, 05/07/2019

Attacks on Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib kill soldier: ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three others were wounded on Thursday when their observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked by shelling and mortar fire, the Turkish Defence Ministry said....
11:17, 06/28/2019

Turkish League Goalkeeper Collapses After Rough Collision With Beşiktaş' Tyler Boyd There were scary scenes in Sivas, Turkey on Saturday when Demir Grup Sivasspor’s goalkeeper Mamadou Samassa was taken to the hospital after he fainted while he was being helped off of the pitch to deal with an injury he suffered just moments earlier. The injury in question came as a result of collid...
04:51, 08/19/2019

New Zealand mosque attack death toll rises to 51 after Turkish man dies in hospital A Turkish citizen who was wounded during deadly attacks at two mosques in New Zealand on March 15 has died, Turkish and New Zealand officials said on Thursday, lifting the death toll from the shooting to 51....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Bootleg alcohol kills 23 as heavy taxes prompt Turkish home-brew More than 20 people have died from alcohol poisoning in Turkey over the past month, according to Turkish media reports, as steep taxes on alcohol push Turks to consume bootlegged sprits....
12:34, 07/23/2019

Four Turkish soldiers killed by cross-border Kurdish militant attacks: ministry Four Turkish soldiers were killed and two others wounded in two separate cross-border attacks by Kurdish militants on Saturday, the defense ministry said, adding that the army had retaliated in both cases....
19:51, 05/04/2019

Google Play hosted phishing apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange Malicious apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange BtcTurk are circumventing Google’s recently adopted security enhancing measures. According to researchers, the apps are accessing one-time passwords (OTPs) and SMS-based two-factor authentication (2FA), was well as some email-based 2FA sys...
19:00, 06/17/2019

Elif Shafak: Turkish novelist calls for support as writers face crackdown Author speaks out as the regime’s prosecutors ask to examine her novelsA leading Turkish novelist Elif Shafak on Saturday urged the international community to show support for the country’s authors, journalists and academics, and warned that all traces of democracy were being crushed there.“Turkey t...
12:34, 06/02/2019

Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders ready for talks with UN chief on improved relations Leaders of the Greek and Turkish parts of the divided island of Cyprus have agreed to meet with the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, in order to “plan the way forward”, and improve the daily lives of all Cypriots, a statement from the UN Mission in Cyprus, declared on Friday....
20:51, 08/09/2019

Mesut Ozil to Fenerbahce: Arsenal star too expensive to sign, admit Turkish club Fenerbahce have released a statement to downplay links over a move for Mesut Ozil, claiming that signing the Arsenal playmaker would be too expensive....
14:00, 07/10/2019

NBA's Enes Kanter says his Long Island youth camp was canceled after threats from the Turkish consulate NBA star Enes Kanter says one of his free basketball camps was canceled because the mosque hosting the event received threats from the Turkish consulate in New York City....
10:51, 07/26/2019

Turkish TV station refuses to air Western Conference Finals over Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter is by far Turkey’s best basketball player in the NBA and even though he is playing in the Western Conference Finals one TV station will not be airing his games....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Kurdish-Syrian 'feminists' form giant human shield to resist Turkish incursion When the threat of an attack looms, scores of Kurdish women in every major township in their carved out canton of Rojava in northeastern Syria, routinely stand shoulder-to-shoulder with defiant faces. Amid a region ravaged by years of conflict and ISIS incursions, their formation is what they call t...
20:51, 08/09/2019

Recep Tayyip Erdogan hails Turkish ruling to rerun Istanbul mayoral race Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan praised a decision Tuesday by election officials to rerun a mayoral race in Istanbul that saw the narrow defeat of a candidate from his party....
14:34, 05/07/2019

Turkish currency and stocks drop after President Erdogan fires top central bank official Turkey's stocks and currency dropped on Monday as investors ditched Turkish assets after the country's central bank governor was ousted by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
21:51, 07/08/2019

Enes Kanter Claims Turkish Embassy Bullied A Mosque Into Canceling His Basketball Camp In a statement released Wednesday night, Boston Celtics big man Enes Kanter claims that his very public criticism of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his regime has cost him one of his summer basketball camps. In the statement first shared by New York Daily News reporter Stefan Bondy, Kant...
20:51, 07/25/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-EM FX weak, Turkish central bank's outlook fails to boost lira Emerging market currencies dipped on Tuesday after soft Chinese data hit broad risk appetite towards developing world assets, while Turkey's lira dropped as comments from the central bank governor failed to whip up much investor confidence....
11:23, 04/30/2019

Pentagon to stop training Turkish pilots on F-35s as dispute over purchase of Russian system escalates Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said the U.S. will block the sale of 100 aircraft to Turkey if Ankara proceeds with the purchase of the air defense system from Moscow....
04:51, 06/08/2019

Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan’s Twitter account allegedly hacked by Turkish group Last night, a group of Turkish hackers took over Bollywood actor and Indian cultural icon Amitabh Bachchan‘s Twitter account, and posted tweets about the purportedly harsh treatment Turkish soccer players have faced at the hands of Iceland recently. Bachchan’s account has more than 37 million follow...
11:00, 06/11/2019

Turkish diplomat describes physical and sexual abuse in detainment, Ankara dismisses as “baseless” A growing chorus of international bodies and human rights activists are calling on authorities to investigate allegations of horrific sexual, physical and psychological torture of Turkish diplomats while in custody....
21:00, 06/11/2019

Turkish election board orders new vote for Istanbul mayor after ruling party loss The decision came after the Justice and Development Party or AKP appealed for the cancellation of the March 31 vote because of what it said were irregularities....
00:00, 05/07/2019

REFILE-Erdogan says Turkish cenbank chief ousted for refusing rate cuts - report Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sacked the central bank governor for refusing the government's repeated demands for rate cuts, Hurriyet newspaper on Sunday quoted Erdogan as telling a meeting with his party's lawmakers....
15:00, 07/07/2019

Erdogan tells Putin: Syria targeting Turkish-Russian ties by ceasefire violations in Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that the Syria government targeted the Turkish-Russian cooperation in Idlib by violating the agreed ceasefire, a statement from Erdogan's office said....
00:34, 05/14/2019

Alabama's Nick Saban uses SEC Media Days to critique transfer portal, 'liberal' waivers Alabama's Nick Saban used SEC Media Days to offer his opinion on the transfer portal and his criticism of immediate eligibility waivers.       ...
00:51, 07/18/2019

Turkish president Erdogan attends wedding of soccer star Mesut Ozil, a year after World Cup controversy Former international German soccer player Mesut Ozil was married in Turkey on Friday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan served as a legal witness in the ceremony....
16:51, 06/08/2019

NBA ends relationship with social media vendor after Turkish Trail Blazers star Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts The National Basketball Association is terminating its relationship with a social media vendor after the league's official Turkish account omitted Enes Kanter, a critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, from social media posts....
19:00, 05/03/2019

Turkish soccer club says Czech player Josef Sural has died after an auto accident involving the team's bus. Turkish soccer club says Czech player Josef Sural has died after an auto accident involving the team's bus.        ...
09:17, 04/29/2019

Trump's campaign takes a swipe at 'liberal paper straws' and sells Trump straws for $15 Trump Make America Great Again Committee President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign is thirsty for some donations: Trump-branded straws are being sold on the campaign website. "Liberal paper straws don't work," the item description said. "STAND WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP and buy your pack of recy...
20:00, 07/19/2019

Top Turkish officials visit Jordan in move to deepen ties: officials Top Turkish and Jordanian officials sought to deepen relations in talks on Tuesday, days after the kingdom restored full ties with Ankara's ally Qatar, in what officials say is a realignment by Jordan away from longtime Gulf partners....
01:00, 07/24/2019

CBD Is Already Everywhere. How Will the Government Handle It? The cannabis plant contains more than 100 compounds known as cannabinoids. Of them, one–cannabidiol, or CBD–presents the U.S. with unique potential in public health and business, as well as a good deal of political and legal confusion. That much was clear at the Silver Spring, Md., campu...
13:17, 06/06/2019

U.S. government contractors get first look at Huawei ban The U.S. agency responsible for government contracts on Wednesday released an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei....
21:34, 08/07/2019

Singapore government to run another bug bounty Its third with bug bounty platform HackerOne, the Singapore government is looking to identify potential security holes across nine online digital services as well as ICT systems with high user engagement....
11:17, 07/01/2019

UK Government not doing enough to fend off cyberattacks A new report from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has revealed that the UK government has not done enough when it comes to developing long-term objectives for the National Cyber Security Strategy.According to the report, the current strategy, which covers the five-year period from 2016 to 2021, ...
22:00, 06/05/2019

| Mali gets new government after protests Mali's president has named a new government after its predecessor resigned last month amid widespread protests over an upsurge of deadly inter-communal violence, a presidency statement said....
09:51, 05/07/2019

Venezuela government takes CNN and BBC off the air CNN was taken off the air by the Venezuelan government on Tuesday moments after the network broadcast a feed that showed military vehicles running over protestors in Caracas....
08:51, 05/01/2019

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the bodyMost air pollution is produced by the burning of fossil fuels and waste, and this is the focus of the World Health Organization’s global recommenda...
19:34, 05/17/2019

What would a UK Labour Party government nationalize, and how? Britain's opposition Labour Party wants to nationalize energy and water infrastructure if it can oust Prime Minister Theresa May's ruling Conservatives from power, reversing decades of pro-privatization public policy....
12:34, 05/21/2019

Cop kills ex, then himself in Brazil government building Brazilian officials say a police officer shot his ex-girlfriend to death in her office at the city education department in Brazil’s capital and then killed himself...
22:51, 05/20/2019

These Are the 5 Men the Federal Government Plans to Execute The Trump administration said it would resume executions of federal death row inmates, starting with five men who have been convicted of killing children....
22:00, 07/25/2019

Government Could Run Out of Cash in Second Half, Treasury Says The government risks not being able to pay its bills on time later this summer or fall unless Congress acts to raise the federal borrowing limit, the Treasury Department said....
23:17, 05/01/2019

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security....
23:51, 06/07/2019

Cannabis among top priorities for new Thai government Developing a medical cannabis industry is among top policy priorities for Thailand's new government, according to a document released before the formal announcement....
11:51, 07/22/2019

EU citizens denied vote to sue UK government A crowdfunding campaign to sue the British government over the denial of votes to UK-based European nationals has hit its initial target. Hundreds registered complaints after their names were crossed off voter lists....
05:00, 05/26/2019

U.S. Government Urged to Boost Technology R&D The federal government needs to do more to support the development of innovative technology as U.S. productivity falls and foreign tech hubs gain clout, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said....
11:34, 05/23/2019

| Zambians march against graft in government Hundreds of people wearing yellow T-shirts rallied in Zambia's capital Lusaka - to kick start a campaign against corruption in President Edgar Lungu's government....
06:34, 07/21/2019

Government Panel Recommends Ban On Cryptocurrency The panel was set up in 2017 by the then finance minister, Arun Jaitley, after reports of extensive money laundering with the use of digital currencies...
23:00, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. government contractors get first look at Huawei ban The U.S. agency responsible for government contracts on Wednesday released an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei....
22:34, 08/07/2019

No Blanket Ban on Cryptocurrencies in India, Government Says Despite banking restrictions put in place by the Reserve Bank of India, the country has not put any blanket ban on trading in cryptocurrencies yet, the government has clarified....
16:34, 07/20/2019

Government Shelves Sale Of Air India For Now The aviation sector is facing turmoil with one of its biggest private carriers, Jet Airways, facing bankruptcy, while passenger growth in the market overall has slowed....
19:17, 06/27/2019

Moldova Has a New Government. The Old One Is Refusing to Leave. Two of Moldova’s largest parties formed a coalition to oust the third from power. Only one problem: Its officials have refused to vacate their offices....
01:34, 06/11/2019

AP analysis: For Democrats, big government is back The Democratic Party is in no mood for a coronation. Joe Biden stepped onto the debate stage Thursday as a fragile front-runner and walked away facing new questions about whether he can maintain his standing atop the field. (June 28)        ...
15:51, 06/28/2019

Botswana government to appeal against law legalising gay sex Attorney general says high court was mistaken in its ruling decriminalising homosexualityBotswana’s government will appeal against a high court ruling that decriminalised homosexuality, potentially resuscitating a law that punished gay sex by up to seven years in prison.The court’s ruling in June, w...
15:00, 07/06/2019

What Americans really think the government should do to fix Social Security Social Security is in need of changes before 2035 to continue to pay out benefits as promised. Americans weigh in on what they think the government should do....
05:51, 07/09/2019

Government Is "Pessimistic" About Economy, Says P Chidambaram Former finance minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said there are no sector-wise growth projections in the pre-Budget Economic Survey tabled in parliament and the government itself appears to be......
19:34, 07/04/2019

AI cannot progress without a government-led code of ethics The choices we make today about how to govern AI will determine whether our future resembles dystopian science fiction, or something akin to Star Trek.Read More...
00:51, 06/30/2019

At Least Four Killed As Government Bus Hit In Kabul Blast At least four people were killed Monday when a bomb tore through a bus in Kabul, an official said, marking the second day straight that attackers have targeted a bus....
15:51, 06/03/2019

U.S. offshore oil production remains cut by 58%: U.S. government More than half the daily crude production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico remained offline on Tuesday in the wake of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. drilling regulator said, as most oil companies were re-staffing facilities to resume production....
22:34, 07/16/2019

UK government says it will introduce Brexit bill as soon as possible The British government will introduce the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill to parliament as soon as possible in order to give lawmakers time to scrutinize it, the leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom said on Thursday....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Mexican government to run construction of new oil refinery Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Thursday that international companies invited to bid on the construction of a new oil refinery did not meet requirements for cost and time, so the government will take on the project....
22:34, 05/09/2019

UPS will not join FedEx lawsuit against U.S. government United Parcel Service Inc said on Tuesday it would not join a lawsuit FedEx Corp filed against the U.S. government that argues FedEx should not be held liable if it inadvertently shipped products in violation of an export ban....
03:17, 06/26/2019

US government starts to relax Huawei ban The US government has started to ease its ban on domestic companies doing business with Huawei, stating that some firms will be licensed to supply the Chinese giant.Huawei has been frozen out of the US device and telecoms equipment markets for several years, and earlier this year was effectively bla...
15:34, 07/11/2019

U.S. pulls some government employees from Iraq Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces....
12:34, 05/15/2019

Voters Are Less Scared of Government Healthcare Than You Think Democratic supporters of the public option, which include Joe Biden but also Amy Klobuchar and Kirsten Gillibrand, fear more than anything the wrath of the imaginary Voter Who Would Die For Their Private Insurer. A new poll from Morning Consult reveals that one particular aspect of this is flawed....
18:34, 07/17/2019

No Huawei ban in Dutch 5G rollout: government The Dutch government will force telecoms companies to vet their equipment suppliers more thoroughly as they roll out 5G mobile networks, but made no mention of banning China's Huawei or any other supplier over spying fears....
17:17, 07/01/2019

U.S. Government Bond Yields Slide A rally in U.S. government bonds resumed, pushing yields back to multiyear lows, as global political uncertainty further stoked investors’ economic anxieties....
08:17, 08/13/2019

Treasury: Government Could Run Out of Cash in Second Half The government risks not being able to pay its bills on time later this summer or fall unless Congress acts to raise the federal borrowing limit, the Treasury Department said....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Mali's PM and his entire government resign Malian Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga and his entire government have resigned, according to a statement from the country's secretary general on Thursday....
21:00, 04/28/2019

What happens next as Spain's Socialists try to form government Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's Socialists won a national election on Sunday but failed to gain a parliamentary majority. Sanchez will now seek partners to form a new government....
13:51, 04/29/2019

The German Government is Plotting Against SUVs War has begun, and it’s against “completely over-engined tank models,” as members of the German government put it. There’s war on the horizon, and it’s against SUVs. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, June 25, 2019....
19:34, 06/25/2019

Tourists May Soon Be Able To Tweet Their Grievances To Government The Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a Twitter-based grievance redressal mechanism for tourists to file their complaints in real time on the lines of a platform run by the External Affairs......
13:00, 07/04/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Extend Gains U.S. government bond prices climbed, extending their recent rally as investors remained nervous about the Trump administration’s tariff policies and signs of a slowing global economy....
18:34, 06/03/2019

Over 18,000 government posts up for grabs in Philippines More than 18,000 government posts are up for grabs in elections in the Philippines on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte is not on the ballot, but the vote is widely viewed as a referendum on his controversial rule, which has entailed a brutal crackdown on drug crimes. Over 20,000 people have died in...
23:17, 05/11/2019

US pulls some government employees from Iraq Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces....
12:34, 05/15/2019

An Economist Who Believes Only Government Can Save Capitalism In “People, Power, and Profits,” Joseph E. Stiglitz argues that more state involvement in the economy is part of the solution, not part of the problem....
22:17, 05/23/2019

Government Likely To Maintain Status Quo On Angel Tax, Says Report If a privately held company issues its shares at a price more than its fair market value, the amount received in excess of the fair market value is taxable as income from other sources under Section......
21:51, 06/25/2019

| Sudan: Five months of anti-government protests The sit-in protest outside army headquarters in the Sudanese capital, dispersed on Monday, began in April and stayed put even after president Omar al-Bashir's ouster....
11:00, 06/04/2019

Couple battles for son’s citizenship after barred by US government NBC NEWS – The only noticeable difference between Ethan and Aiden Dvash-Banks, 2-year-old fraternal twins from Los Angeles, is their hair: Ethan’s is black, Aiden’s sandy blond. But from the perspective of the U.S. government, the boys, who were born in Canada, are irrevocably diff...
18:00, 06/08/2019

New U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela Aim to Choke Off Government’s Finances The Trump administration cut off the central bank’s access to United States currency and limited its ability to conduct international financial transactions....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Tiananmen protests were not 'suppressed,' Chinese government says The massacre of unarmed citizens by soldiers in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, should not be referred to as "suppression," a Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman told reporters Thursday....
07:00, 05/31/2019

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

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government must cut another 2.5 billion reais President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday that Brazil's federal government will need to cut its budget by 2.5 billion reais ($667 million) next week, website UOL reported, as weak economic growth continues to squeeze revenue....
01:17, 07/21/2019

Italy’s Salvini warns of government crisis ROME (AP) — Italy’s deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini is warning that a government crisis will be unavoidable if his League party cannot start working constructively with the 5-Star Movement, its coalition partner, within 15 days. Premier Giuseppe Conte threatened to quit Monday over disagr...
16:00, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-UPS will not join FedEx lawsuit against U.S. government United Parcel Service Inc said on Tuesday it would not join a lawsuit FedEx Corp filed against the U.S. government that argues FedEx should not be held liable if it inadvertently shipped products in violation of an export ban....
02:34, 06/26/2019

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

| Government pleads for SA netball backing from corporates The Portfolio Committee on Sports, Arts and Culture has urged sponsors to reward the South African netball team following their performance at the 2019 World Cup....
14:00, 07/22/2019

German government warming toward carbon tax: paper Germany looks set to introduce an economy-wide system of carbon emissions pricing after senior officials from both parties of Berlin's governing coalition reached a consensus on the proposal, the Frankfurter Allgemeine reported on Sunday....
18:17, 04/28/2019

How Germany is preparing to digitize government and labor Germany's independent Digital Council is looking for answers to the digital future. One of the group's members tells DW why Germany is already on the right path, despite the country being known for its bureaucracy....
08:51, 05/03/2019

What’s worse, Facebook’s bans or government regulation? On Thursday, Facebook decided it had had enough. It banned several accounts that it labeled as “dangerous” from its platforms. The prominent far-right or anti-Semitic figures booted from Facebook and Instagram included Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer,...
04:34, 05/03/2019

Karnataka Government "Will Collapse On Its Own", Says Union Minister Seeking opposition's cooperation in the smooth conduct of the upcoming Lok Sabha session, newly-appointed Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi Saturday said the government was ready for......
22:51, 06/01/2019

Delhi Government To Come Up With A Dedicated EV Policy Next Month The State Government had started working on the policy in November last year and is on the verge of finalising it. The Government is planning to roll out the policy in July 2019....
15:00, 06/26/2019

28 countries the US government doesn’t want you to visit The State Department’s travel advisories are intended to keep Americans aware of potential terrorist attacks, civil unrest and crime in other nations.       ...
04:34, 06/26/2019

CII Urges Government For Consultation Before Finalising EV Deadlines The CII has joined SIAM in urging the government for a proper, well-aligned roadmap, formulated in consultation with industry stakeholders, before finalising goals and timelines for electrification of......
15:17, 06/10/2019

The U.S. government has gone after Huawei. Why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Just a few years ago, Huawei was ascendant in the United States, with executives spinning up plans to be “a leading smartphone brand.” That has largely come true — just not in America....
02:34, 05/23/2019

Liz Truss calls on Government to put more money into tackling FGM Liz Truss today called on the Government to prioritise public spending on tackling female genital mutilation because of its economic impact on women....
14:00, 06/10/2019

Government to issue 'sleep hygiene' guidance Leaked draft says less than seven hours’ sleep can damage mental and physical healthThe government could give people guidance on how much sleep they need each night, according to reports.A leaked draft of a public health green paper, due to be published by the health secretary Matt Hancock, said the...
12:51, 07/13/2019

NSW government looks to grow digital skills in those not going to university There's a skills shortage, but there isn't enough of a focus on the 50% of students who don't want to go to university, according to NSW Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education....
07:00, 05/23/2019

51 Of 56 Union Ministers In New Central Government Are Crorepatis Out of the 56 ministers in the newly formed Cabinet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 51 are crorepatis, with Harsimrat Kaur Badal -- Shiromani Akali Dal lawmaker from Bathinda in Punjab -- being the......
01:51, 06/01/2019

U.S. Government Bond Auctions Show Weakness U.S. Treasury prices fell this week after investors submitted fewer bids than usual at a series of government bond auctions, underscoring the centrality of their demand for newly issued debt....
23:34, 07/12/2019

Moldova: Pro-EU, pro-Russia parties form government The pro-European ACUM alliance and the pro-Russia Socialist Party want to keep the party of a powerful oligarch out of government. A general election in February resulted in a hung parliament....
06:51, 06/09/2019

Puerto Ricans Are Furious at Their Dumb Government Only days after several former top officials in Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration were arrested on corruption charges, the island’s Center for Investigative Journalism published hundreds of pages of Telegram messages between Rosselló and top officials. The chats contained profane in...
05:51, 07/15/2019

Swiss government says coffee 'not essential', stockpiling to end Switzerland on Wednesday announced plans to abolish the nation's emergency stockpile of coffee, in place for decades, after declaring the beans not vital for human survival, though opposition to the proposal is brewing....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Sri Lankan government defeats no-confidence motion Sri Lanka’s government has defeated a no-confidence motion in Parliament that accused it of failing to prevent Easter Sunday bomb attacks that killed more than 250 people...
16:51, 07/11/2019

Government defeat is the start of a new rebel alliance The final Commons defeat for Theresa May was delivered on Thursday as 47 Conservative MPs defied a three-line whip to prevent the suspension of parliament this autumn for force through a no-deal Brexit....
13:00, 07/19/2019

China government think tank presses for 2025 CO2 cap An influential Chinese think tank is calling on the government to set absolute caps on climate-warming greenhouse gas to ensure the country is on course for emissions to peak by the end of the next decade....
10:18, 08/14/2019

Finland's new female-powered government sworn in Finland's new center-left coalition government has been sworn, with the country's first Social Democratic prime minister in 16 years assuming office along with a Cabinet where women are in the majority....
16:34, 06/06/2019

'Under one flag': two Belgiums seek one government after vote Belgium was stunned on Monday by a Flemish separatist surge in national elections that will make forming a new federal government a tortuous task as the country's French-speaking region moved further to the left....
14:17, 05/27/2019

UP Government Asks For Details Of 4 Cases Against MLA Sangeet Som The Uttar Pradesh government has sought details of four cases against BJP MLA Sangeet Som, including the one related to a fake video, in which he has already been given a clean chit, a senior......
09:51, 08/14/2019

Government considering penalty points for not wearing a seatbelt News 19 Jul, 2019 Failure to wear a seatbelt could result in penalty points as well as a fine, under new road safety plans being considered by the Government...
10:34, 07/19/2019

Denmark’s new center-left PM presents her government COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s new Social Democratic prime minister has announced her government team after winning the support of three smaller left-wing parties. Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, who at 41 is Denmark’s youngest ever leader, announced Thursday that the party’...
10:34, 06/27/2019

U.S.'s Pompeo says Huawei is an 'instrument of Chinese government' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo kept up U.S. pressure on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Wednesday, saying the Chinese tech giant takes orders from Beijing....
13:17, 05/29/2019

Government To Order Uber, Ola To Go Electric: Report Some taxi players, like Ola, have previously tried to operate electric cars in the country, but with little success given inadequate infrastructure and high costs....
15:34, 06/06/2019

Finland’s new female-powered government sworn in Finland’s new center-left coalition government has been sworn, with the country’s first Social Democratic prime minister in 16 years assuming office along with a Cabinet where women are in the majority...
15:00, 06/06/2019

U.S.'s Pompeo says Huawei an "instrument of Chinese government" -FBN Secretary of State Mike Pompeo kept up U.S. pressure on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Wednesday, saying the Chinese tech giant takes orders from Beijing....
13:17, 05/29/2019

Peru Congress gets set for confidence vote on the government Peru's Congress readied itself on Wednesday to take a confidence vote on the government, a vote called by President Martin Vizcarra as part of his effort to pressure lawmakers to pass his anti-graft program....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Singapore government systems still weak in IT controls Auditor-General Office finds weaknesses in IT controls of several government entities including the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Finance, where third-party access rights were lax and the logging and review activities of privileged users inadequate, and notes similar lapses in previous years, ...
22:17, 07/17/2019

Government proposes night-time ban on new drivers Newly qualified drivers could soon face tougher restrictions Planned graduated licence scheme would reduce crash rates through post-test restrictions A new graduated licence system in the UK could ban new drivers from the road at night as the Government seeks to improve road safety.  The system, ...
14:51, 07/18/2019

Government to TikTok: Answer Queries or Face Ban Government has issued notices to social media platforms Tiktok and Helo along with a set of 21 questions threatening to ban these apps if it does not receive appropriate response, official sources......
09:17, 07/18/2019

Czech government survives no-confidence vote Prime Minister Andrej Babis' government has survived a no-confidence vote after facing massive protests over graft and conflict of interest accusations. The parliamentary debate for the vote lasted 17 hours....
15:34, 06/27/2019

PM Modi Visits Arun Jaitley Who Wants To Opt Out Of Government Prime Minister Narendra Modi today drove down to senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley's house to ask him to reconsider his decision and remain in the government, sources have told NDTV....
21:51, 05/29/2019

Nicaragua government releases 50 more political prisoners Nicaragua's government said Thursday it has released 50 prisoners detained in protests from jail to house arrest as an agreed-upon deadline to release all such prisoners approaches....
20:51, 05/30/2019

Polish government reshuffle expected following EU elections The spokesman for Polish President Andrzej Duda says there will be a major government reshuffle sometime next week following the election of several ministers to the European Parliament....
19:34, 05/30/2019

Can Expect BJP Government In Karnataka Next Week: Muralidhar Rao A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government is expected to take charge in Karnataka next week, party national general secretary P Muralidhar Rao claimed today....
12:00, 07/17/2019

New corruption allegations hit Puerto Rico’s government SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A top Puerto Rico official says he has appeared before a federal grand jury investigating a former government adviser in the latest corruption allegation to hit the U.S. territory this week. Deputy Chief of Staff Ricardo Llerandi said Tuesday that he answered questions a...
17:00, 06/25/2019

The Long History of the U.S. Government Asking Americans Whether They Are Citizens Some form of the question has been asked by the Census Bureau for decades, as the Trump administration has said. But what was asked of whom, and why, has varied widely....
14:00, 07/12/2019

Chinese government blocks Guardian website Censorship comes after bans on Washington Post, NBC, HuffPost and Wikipedia The Guardian’s website has been blocked in China, amid a crackdown by the country’s authorities on international news websites to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.The Chinese government has...
22:51, 06/07/2019

Government announces plan to “revolutionise” parking News 30 May, 2019 New national parking data standards will allow for smoother and easier payment methods to be employed at car parks across the UK...
13:51, 05/30/2019

"BJP Government Using Section 144 To Hide Shortcomings": Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati on Saturday alleged that the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh was using Section 144 to hide its shortcomings and not allowing anyone to visit Sonbhadra, where 10 people were gunned......
11:17, 07/20/2019

"We Are Not A Suitcase-Carrying Government": Nirmala Sitharamam In a veiled attack on Congress, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman connected her idea of carrying Budget documents wrapped in a red cloth instead of a briefcase with alleged corruption in the......
11:17, 07/20/2019

Brazil's government considers intervention in Oi -report The Brazilian government is considering intervention in telecommunications carrier Oi SA , as the company struggles to recover since it filed for bankruptcy protection in June 2016, newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo reported on Friday....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Mexican government will keep investing in Pemex - president Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that his government would keep investing in troubled state oil company Pemex, which is on the verge of losing its investment grade rating....
16:00, 08/16/2019

BJP Government In UP "Dictatorially Inclined": Rahul Gandhi Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Saturday accused the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh of being "dictatorially inclined" and said party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's "imprisonment" at Chunar......
11:17, 07/20/2019

"Mission Mahamilawat Wants Khichdi Government": PM's Dig At Opposition Attacking the opposition once again today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that "missionmahamilawat'' wants a "khichdi" government at the centre, the control of which will stay in the hands of the......
14:34, 04/29/2019

UK government invests £37m in twelve EV charging projects Electric car owners will get a boost as Department for Transport invests to “transform” the charging network The UK government has confirmed investment in twelve British engineering projects to “transform electric charge-point infrastructure”.  The £37 million fund, which was announced last year a...
11:51, 07/09/2019

UK government treats D-Day veterans to free eight-day cruise Some 300 D-Day veterans are being treated to a free, luxurious eight-day cruise replete with jacuzzis, heated swimming pools, al fresco dining — and a special performance from Rod Stewart. The 670-foot Boudicca, part of the Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, set sail from Dover, England, on Sunday and headed ...
20:17, 06/06/2019

Merkel to fly with two German government Airbus A340s to G20 German government planes are famous for breaking down at inopportune moments. The airforce said they have a cunning plan to make sure there won't be another fiasco when Angela Merkel flies again this week....
23:51, 06/26/2019

Government Issues Expression Of Interest For Six P-75 (I) Submarines This is second project undertaken under the latest Strategic Partnership model, with the first being the procurement of 111 Naval Utility Helicopters....
14:17, 06/24/2019

No statement from British PM May tonight: UK government source British Prime Minister Theresa May will not make a statement later on Wednesday a government source said, responding to reports she could resign as early as this evening over opposition to her Brexit deal....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Venezuela's government and opposition to reset talks President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido both signaled in the past days a willingness to return to the negotiating table. The two sides have already met twice in talks hosted by Norway....
09:00, 06/30/2019

Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners from jails across the country in a gesture of good will as part of efforts to move a stalled peace process forward. Feroz Bashari, government media center chief, told The Associated Press on Thursday that the freed Ta...
10:51, 06/13/2019

Government to overhaul measures of poverty by 2020 New metric will take account of ‘inescapable costs’ such as childcare, as well as savingsThe way poverty is officially measured and defined in the UK is set for a major overhaul under government proposals which would take into account savings, assets and daily living costs when determining whether a...
16:00, 05/18/2019

ABC TV: most likely election result is return of Australia government Australia's conservative coalition government looks like it would be returned to office in Saturday's election, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation said, though it was unclear if it would hold an outright majority....
18:00, 05/18/2019

SpaceX is suing the government once again but the reason is a secret. In a motion filed with the Court of Federal Claims Friday, the company said the privacy was necessary because the suit contains “confidential and proprietary information and source selection information not appropriate for release to the public.”...
18:17, 05/18/2019

Man’s deportation reversed in rebuke of government practices SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal court has ruled that a Mexican man who was arrested during an immigration sting at a Los Angeles manufacturing plant should not be deported. Thursday’s finding may influence how immigration authorities target factories and offices. Immigration agents stormed the prem...
07:17, 06/14/2019

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

Tunisia bans niqab in government offices Tunisia's prime minister has banned the full-face veil in all government buildings due to security concerns. It comes after a deadly double suicide bombing in Tunis in late June....
21:51, 07/05/2019

Day After Karnataka, 2 BJP Lawmakers Vote With A Congress Government Two BJP legislators voted in favour of a bill of the Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh today. It was a quirky reverse for the party, whose leader, hours ago, spoke of bringing down the......
17:00, 07/24/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Get Lift From Trade Tensions U.S. government bond prices rose, pushing the yield on the 10-year Treasury note below 2.5%, after new tariff threats by President Trump left investors scrambling to assess their impact on U.S.-China trade talks....
02:17, 05/07/2019

‘The UK car industry is floundering due to a lack of government support’ Opinion 12 Jun, 2019 Steve Fowler thinks car bosses rather than politicians would be better suited to dealing with the struggling UK car industry...
13:17, 06/12/2019

Austria's Kurz says open to new government coalition with far right A new government coalition between his conservatives and the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) could be an option after snap elections in September, former Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz said in interviews on Tuesday....
01:51, 07/31/2019

The Government Cut Their Internet. Will Abuses Now Remain Hidden? With ethnic conflict spreading in Rakhine State in Myanmar, a government-led online shutdown could hide human rights abuses and leave vulnerable populations in the dark....
09:00, 07/02/2019

Jakarta residents to sue government over severe air pollution The Indonesian capital topped the charts for the world’s most polluted city a dozen times in June Tired of breathing in some of the world’s filthiest air, a group of activists and environmentalists in Jakarta has decided to sue the Indonesian government to take action.Air quality in the south-east A...
04:34, 07/02/2019

| Niqab banned in Tunisian government offices Prime Minister Youssef Chahed decided to ban the niqab Muslim face covering for women in Tunisian government offices "for security reasons", his office said....
13:17, 07/06/2019

The Government of the Philippines Just Destroyed a Ferrari 360 Spider Seriously messed up leader of the Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has been crushing gorgeous, innocent automobiles for dumb reasons for a while now. And his latest victim is a Ferrari 360 Spider, a true gem of an automobile. Just watch this Italian stallion get turned into scrap metal....
02:00, 07/24/2019

A Corbyn government that fulfills its pledges would be 'quite alarming,' BP CEO says BP CEO Bob Dudley says it's unhelpful to demonize particular companies or groups over environmental issues and discusses the U.K.'s political landscape....
16:17, 07/30/2019

Qualcomm and Intel want the US government to reconsider its Huawei ban While some of Huawei's biggest US-based business partners, including Google, Qualcomm, and Intel, have been quick to confirm every intention to comply with any and all restrictions imposed by the Trump administration, it seems these same companies are trying to convince the powers that be that a ban...
14:51, 06/17/2019

UK government still preparing for 'no deal' Brexit - PM May's spokesman The British government is continuing to make preparations for leaving the European Union without a deal, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday....
18:51, 05/14/2019

Jakarta Residents Sue Indonesia Government Over Air Pollution Residents of Indonesia's capital on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the government over the toxic levels of air pollution that regularly blanket the city....
15:51, 07/04/2019

Libya’s eastern government says it won’t rule by force PARIS (AP) — The government in eastern Libya allied with forces attacking the capital says it does not want to rule the country by force. Abdulhadi Lahweej, the foreign minister in the Benghazi-based government, told The Associated Press on Thursday that the campaign in Tripoli is aimed at restoring...
18:00, 05/09/2019

German government very concerned about arrests in Russia The German government said it was very concerned about Russian police arresting more than 1,000 people in Moscow on Saturday around a protest to demand that opposition members be allowed to run in a local election....
12:51, 07/29/2019

Government Bond Yields Rise After ECB Meeting Government bond yields in the U.S. and Europe rose Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi downplayed the risk of recession in the eurozone. The yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note settled at 2.078%, compared with 2.052% Wednesday....
00:17, 07/26/2019

US wants to see movement towards unity government in South Sudan As an extension for the formation of a power-sharing government goes into effect, there are few signs of progress. The US ambassador Thomas Hushek tells DW the additional time should be used wisely....
18:34, 05/09/2019

Australian government on course for election defeat: poll Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is on course for defeat at this weekend's national election, a political poll showed on Friday, as campaigning ahead of the ballot was overshadowed by the death one of the country's most beloved former leaders....
02:34, 05/17/2019

Cray, AMD to build 1.5 exaflops supercomputer for US government Enlarge / AMD CEO Lisa Su, holding a Rome processor. The large chip in the middle is the 14nm I/O chip; around it are pairs of 7nm chiplets containing the CPU cores. (credit: AMD) AMD and Cray have announced that they're building "Frontier," a new supercomputer for the Department of Energy at Oak ...
02:00, 05/08/2019

US government will execute inmates for first time since 2003 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Thursday the federal government will resume executing death-row inmates for the first time since 2003, ending an informal moratorium even as the nation sees a broad shift away from capital punishment. Attorney General William Barr instructed the Bureau o...
16:51, 07/28/2019

VPN services reject Russian government requirements Earlier this year Russia's internet censor demanded that VPN providers comply with local laws or face a ban and now the deadline has expired and 12 popular services have refused to cooperate.While most of the VPN companies are removing their servers from the country, Kaspersky Secure Connection...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Haiti’s resources are limited by their unstable government Dear John: I have many friends in Rockland County who are Haitian. I just found out that Haiti is rich in gold and gas mines. I never knew this. But they don’t export. Why not? God bless you, John. R.L. Dear R.L.: Thanks for the blessing. I was hoping for one today. Now, about Haiti.......
06:17, 07/28/2019

Government To Privatise Around 25 Airports In Next Phase, Says Official After privatising six airports, the government is set to privatise 20-25 more in the next phase, Airports Authority of India Chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra said today....
14:51, 07/26/2019

Moldova's new PM 'completely determined' to clean up government After the dramatic power struggle in Moldova, new Prime Minister Maia Sandu tells DW that her government's first priority is to clear out the muck. One by one, she says, servants of the oligarch regime are leaving....
11:34, 07/02/2019

Factbox: Fannie, Freddie and the government: it's complicated The Trump administration wants to take Fannie and Freddie out of government conservatorship, but doing so will be complicated due to the central role they play in the housing market and the Treasury's holdings in the two firms. [L2N24J0YC]...
17:17, 07/26/2019

OAS calls on Nicaragua to release all government opponents MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The Organization of American States is urging Nicaragua to release all imprisoned government opponents, cancel the legal cases against them and restore fundamental rights. The OAS said in a Thursday statement that it applauds “the release of political prisoners,”...
00:51, 06/21/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Fall as Stocks Rebound U.S. government-bond prices fell as stock prices rebounded and investors embraced the potential for progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China....
19:17, 05/14/2019

Nine Trapped In Shanghai Building Collapse: Government Nine construction workers were trapped after the roof of a car dealership building collapsed in Shanghai Thursday as it was undergoing renovation, but rescue personnel managed to pull 11 others to......
10:00, 05/16/2019

The Government Has Rejected A Penny Tax On Fast Fashion “The government has demonstrated that it is content to tolerate practices that trash the environment and exploit workers, despite having just committed to net zero emission targets,” commented Labour MP Mary Creagh...
05:17, 06/19/2019

Government-Bond Yields Continue to Drop Government-bond yields around the world dropped further after interest-rate cuts by three central banks exacerbated investors’ fears of slowing growth around the world....
09:00, 08/08/2019

The US government just delivered its biggest blow yet to Huawei It’s no secret that the US government isn’t fond of Huawei, currently the second largest smartphone maker on the planet. The US has often criticized Huawei for its alleged ties with the Chinese government, and citing security concerns, it effectively banned the sale of Huawei smartphone ...
01:51, 05/17/2019

Government Bonds Rally as ECB Signals Easing Soon Government-bond yields around the world fell to fresh lows for the year after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the bank could soon add stimulus to support the region’s economy....
17:51, 06/18/2019

Government delays decision on whether to restrict Huawei Chinese tech firm’s equipment will continue to be used in UK’s 5G mobile networks for nowHuawei equipment will continue to be used in the UK’s 5G mobile networks for now after the government delayed a decision on whether it should be restricted or banned over concerns that the Chinese government cou...
02:51, 07/23/2019

U.S. government to require drugmakers to show prices in TV ads The Trump administration on Wednesday said it will require drugmakers to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements, part of the government's efforts to lower costs for U.S. consumers....
02:17, 05/09/2019

UP Government Introduces Khadi School Uniforms The Uttar Pradesh government has introduced Khadi school uniforms on a pilot basis in some districts of the state to promote the indigenous fabric among children, the state's basic education minister......
22:00, 06/20/2019

House Dem speaks about her own abortion: Government has 'no right in my uterus' Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., had a blunt discussion about her own abortion, telling CNN on Tuesday that the government had no right in her body parts....
20:17, 05/21/2019

Rishi Sunak: Government spending more on no-deal Chief Secretary to the Treasury Rishi Sunak has told the BBC the government is spending additional money on no-deal Brexit preparations and extra staff at the borders....
22:17, 08/01/2019

Government Clarifies Still Planning To Sell Air India Government failed last year in its attempt to sell a 76 per centstake in loss-making Air India due to a lack of interest from bidders, but said it would return with an alternative proposal soon....
11:34, 06/28/2019

Istanbul’s new mayor ‘prepared’ for government restrictions ISTANBUL (AP) — The new mayor of Istanbul said Friday he is ready to work with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan but that he was also preparing to deal with any attempts by the government to restrict his powers. Speaking to international media in Istanbul, Ekrem Imamoglu said the government had...
18:34, 06/28/2019

US government offers $1K to adopt a wild horse In an effort to control the population of wild horses, the U.S. government is offering $1000 for anyone who adopts the majestic animals, CBS reports....
04:17, 05/22/2019

Nicaraguan government to release 100 political prisoners MANAGUA — The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposition it could abandon talks aimed at ending a political crisis and push for a general strike. The government said the release was part of a plan to free...
04:17, 05/22/2019

UK's Labour not 'getting very far' in government Brexit talks: Ashworth An attempt by Britain's main opposition Labour to try to persuade the government to back its alternative plan for leaving the European Union is not "getting very far", the party's health policy chief said on Sunday....
14:51, 05/12/2019

Portugal's government warns of quitting over teacher pay Portugal's prime minister is warning opposition parties his minority government will resign if parliament approves a bill giving teachers retroactive pay to replace income they lost due to national austerity measures....
21:51, 05/03/2019

Indigenous Australians challenge government over climate at UN In the first case of its kind, an indigenous group is accusing the Australian government of violating their human rights by not taking action on climate change. They say their culture and homeland are at risk....
07:17, 05/13/2019

Why Hong Kong thugs may be doing the government’s work Sunday’s assault was blamed on criminals, but there are signs of links to pro-Beijing officialsAt a pro-government rally on Saturday, one speaker made a disconcerting proposal for disciplining Hong Kong’s young protesters. “Do we have canes at home? Bring out your canes,” said Arthur Shek, a co-foun...
22:51, 07/22/2019

Italian Populist Moves to Bring Down Government Matteo Salvini, head of Italy’s far-right, sought to trigger snap elections by declaring an end to the government in which he serves, exploiting his strong lead in opinion polls in a bid to make himself the country’s next leader....
07:34, 08/09/2019

Sánchez Struggles to Assemble New Government in Spain Three months after winning national elections, Spain’s Socialist leader faces a difficult task in forming a coalition. Failure will mean new elections....
21:00, 07/22/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Pause in Quiet Trade U.S. government bond prices hovered around the flatline as conflicting reports pointed to uncertainty over the state of trade negotiations between the White House and Beijing....
17:17, 05/08/2019

INDIA LIVE-Who will be finance minister in the new government? May 21 (Reuters) - 0015 GMT: AFTER EXIT POLLS, ATTENTION SHIFTS TO NEW GOVERNMENT After exit polls heavily tipped the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led alliance to return to power, attention is shifting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet and the challenges facing his government....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Over 12,000 potentially violent right-wingers in Germany, government says Over half of the 24,000 far-right extremists in Germany are potentially violent, the Interior Ministry has said. The opposition FDP wants extremists tracked where they communicate: in online game platforms....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Austrian government collapses after far-right minister fired Freedom party members quit posts after Herbert Kickl sacked in wake of Ibiza videoAustria’s far-right interior minister, Herbert Kickl, has been fired in the wake of the “Ibiza” corruption scandal that has engulfed the Freedom party (FPÖ), leading to the complete collapse of the country’s governing ...
05:51, 05/21/2019

"Win For Every Indian": Government On UN Blacklisting Of Masood Azhar Pakistan-based terrorist Masood Azhar's designation as a global terrorist by the UN Security Council is a "win for every Indian", Union Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday, hitting out at the......
12:51, 05/02/2019

US Formalises Ban On Government Contracts To China's Huawei, Others The US administration unveiled rules Wednesday formally banning technology giant Huawei and other Chinese firms from government contracts, in the latest move in an escalating trade war....
07:00, 08/08/2019

Drought-Hit Maharashtra Farmers Given Rs 4,461 Crore: Government The Maharashtra government today expressed solidarity with farmers reeling under the impact of severe drought in large parts of the state and said a sum of Rs 4,461 crore has been credited in bank......
20:17, 06/18/2019

Nicaraguan government releases 100 jailed protesters The administration of President Daniel Ortega said all 100 face charges of "offences against security and the public peace," which have commonly been applied to participants in anti-government protests that started last year....
05:51, 05/21/2019

The swashbuckling meat tycoons who nearly brought down a government How the strange case of a former president secretly taped by industry executives revealed where power lies in BrazilIn Brazilian financial circles 17 May 2017 is dubbed “Joesley Day”. It’s the date when the power and influence of Brazil’s meat industry was exposed in all its ugly glory and gave the ...
15:34, 07/02/2019

Romania's government survives no-confidence vote Romania's Social Democrat (PSD) coalition government survived a parliamentary no-confidence vote on Tuesday, strengthening Prime Minister Viorica Dancila's chances of being confirmed as PSD leader at a party congress this month....
19:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong's Government Faces Dissent From Within A contentious extradition bill, and the public unrest it has triggered, have helped provoke a rare wave of dissent from within the government’s own ranks—civil servants, who are supposed to be politically neutral in public....
01:17, 08/03/2019

UK government starts accepting Apple Pay and Google Pay It's now that much quicker for Brits to pay for official services online -- if you use the right services. The UK government now supports Apple Pay and Google Pay for a handful of online services as part of a trial. Right now, it's primarily useful......
14:17, 05/05/2019

Factbox: What would a UK Labour Party government nationalize, and how? Britain's opposition Labour Party wants to nationalize energy and water infrastructure if it can oust Prime Minister Theresa May's ruling Conservatives from power, reversing decades of pro-privatization public policy....
15:34, 05/21/2019

ACT eyes cloud with government-wide Oracle deal The 2019-20 territory Budget also includes building a digital health record, funding for modernising government IT, making more government services available online, and continuing the roll out of laptops to public secondary school students....
07:17, 06/05/2019

Iran government has no plans to remove oil minister: spokesman Iran's government has no plans to remove Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh from his post, a government spokesman said on Sunday, according to the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA)....
20:34, 06/16/2019

Egypt arrests Mubarak supporter who criticized government Egyptian prosecutors have charged the administrator of a Facebook page that supports former autocratic president Hosni Mubarak with spreading false news and undermining national interests...
20:34, 07/11/2019

Finland's Greens name Haavisto as foreign minister in new government Finland's Greens, fresh from their best ever election result in April and part of the incoming governing coalition, named party chief Pekka Haavisto as the next foreign minister on Tuesday....
23:00, 06/04/2019

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services want a portion of the windfall....
11:51, 06/29/2019

Goa Government Approves Law Amendment To Allow Women In Night Shifts Women activists Saturday welcomed the Goa government's decision to approve an amendment to the Factories Act which will allow deployment of women in night shifts in industries....
06:51, 06/30/2019

Norway says Venezuela opposition and government talks to continue Talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition will continue, the Norwegian and Venezuelan governments said on Thursday, after a Socialist Party leader announced the end of a round of Oslo-backed talks to end a political crisis....
09:51, 07/12/2019