WORLDD.NEWS: Breaking News, World News, US News 11:00, 09/11/2019

ECB President Mario Draghi's swansong stimulus faces stiff opposition

Draghi plans to launch a fresh round of monetary easing amid slowing growth and sluggish inflation in the eurozone. But the outgoing ECB president's efforts to exit with a bang is ...

ECB President Mario Draghi's swansong stimulus faces stiff opposition

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Labor nominee Eugene Scalia touted for expertise and experience, but faces stiff Dem opposition President Trump this week formally announced his intention to nominate Eugene Scalia as Labor secretary – with the White House pointing to the pick as one that brings both expertise as well as direct experience of the department to the job. But Democrats are threatening to oppose a pick they fear co...
01:51, 09/01/2019

Opposition Mounts to Draghi's Plans for a Last ECB Stimulus Package European Central Bank President Mario Draghi’s plans for a final burst of monetary stimulus before his term ends is running into opposition, raising the prospect he will have to temper or hold off on launching a bond-buying program....
12:51, 09/10/2019

After Fed turn, Europe faces stimulus question The European Central Bank is weighing what to do about growth worries and sluggish inflation, just two days after the U.S. Federal Reserve opened the door to more stimulus....
08:34, 06/06/2019

Wrongful death lawsuit against Tiger Woods faces stiff challenge because of 'habitual drunkard' law A Florida law requiring proof that a "habitual drunkard'' was knowingly served alcohol is at the heart of the lawsuit against Tiger Woods and his bar.        ...
23:34, 05/17/2019

Bundesliga: Mario Götze faces yet another crossroads with a move abroad a possibility Five years after his World Cup winner, Mario Götze faces another battle to reestablish himself. New faces at Borussia Dortmund mean a scrap for selection and with his contract expiring, Götze admits he may look abroad....
19:34, 07/22/2019

Mario Batali faces criminal charges for alleged assault in Boston Chef who faced multiple sexual misconduct accusations is charged with indecent assault and battery for allegedly groping a womanThe celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing criminal charges for allegedly groping and forcibly kissing a woman at a restaurant in Boston.Batali, who has faced multiple accus...
17:34, 05/23/2019

Mario Batali Faces Criminal Charge in 2017 Encounter at Boston Restaurant The celebrity chef faces a criminal assault charge related to an allegation that he groped and kissed a woman. His lawyer said he denies the allegation....
07:00, 05/23/2019

ECB vice president says another bond-buying program could be part of new stimulus The European Central Bank's (ECB) vice president said another large bond-buying program could be an option if inflation in the region doesn't reach its intended target....
12:34, 06/19/2019

India's Opposition Faces Up to Modi's Dominating Victory After suffering a landslide victory by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, two of India’s leading opposition figures offered their resignations. Though their party leaders refused to let them step down, the gestures reflected how badly they were defeated....
21:00, 05/26/2019

Zetsche's elevation to Daimler chairman faces opposition Investors are resisting the plan because they regard Dieter Zetsche responsible for falling profits, a costly European diesel emissions recall and recalls connected with Takata airbags, among other things, a German newspaper says....
17:51, 07/18/2019

Italy's Salvini faces mounting opposition to snap election plans The leader of Italy's far-right League, Matteo Salvini, has been met with defiance over his plans to hold a no-confidence vote. Salvini could become Italy's leader if the snap elections he wants are held in October....
10:51, 08/13/2019

Puerto Rico governor's pick for successor faces opposition in legislature The lawyer tapped by Puerto Rico's outgoing governor to lead the bankrupt U.S. territory faced opposition from legislators on Wednesday, two days before the island's top executive plans to bow to the demands of protesters and resign....
20:17, 07/31/2019

NY bill to make water attacks on cops a felony faces Democratic opposition A Republican bill that would increase penalties for throwing water on cops, after a series of incidents in which members of New York’s Finest were doused by bucket-wielding mobs, is facing some initial Democratic opposition months before the bill could even be taken up....
21:34, 08/08/2019

'An existential threat': Bernie Sanders faces mounting opposition from moderate Democrats Moderates are increasingly vocal in their disdain for socialism, and Sanders, but the question of how to constrain him is complicatedModerate Democrats have stepped up their opposition to Bernie Sanders as part of a concerted effort to isolate him from the sprawling field of otherwise “mainstream” a...
08:34, 06/21/2019

Brilliant Mario Maker 2 Designer Makes Courses Unlike Any Mario Game The suite of building blocks offered by Mario Maker 2 means there’s no shortage of creative users out there fine-tuning a wide array of levels that would likely never be seen in the original series. But one of my favorite creators is uniquely capable of making me forget that what I’m playing is tech...
10:17, 09/13/2019

Legendary Mario Player Is Building Some Of The Hardest Mario Maker 2 Levels You'll Ever See It’s a good thing you have to beat a level before uploading it in Super Mario Maker 2, or else who knows what kind of twisted horrors longtime player PangeaPanga would be coming up with?...
22:51, 07/10/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 news dump: Finally, Mario gets an online-versus mode Yes, you can stack Goombas, or any characters, in Super Mario Maker 2. And more. Much, much more. [credit: Nintendo ] With only six weeks to go before launch, Super Mario Maker 2's new and ...
03:51, 05/16/2019

Harlequins miss out on fourth spot as Joe Simpson shines in Wasps swansong Joe Simpson ended his Wasps career in sensational fashion with a brace that confirmed that Harlequins would not make the Premiership's top four in agonising fashion....
20:17, 05/18/2019

Arsenal's Ramsey denied swansong as hamstring injury ends season "Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey will miss the remainder of the season with a hamstring injury that also ends an 11-year career at the London club, Arsenal manager Unai Emery has said."...
10:00, 05/02/2019

A Mario Master Coached Me On The Hardest Mario Technique I’ve been playing Super Mario games since the first Super Mario Bros. came out on the NES. I think I’m pretty good at them. However, whenever I see masters like GrandPOOBear playing demonically difficult Super Mario Maker courses, I question the richness of my childhood. In the interest of officiall...
05:17, 07/27/2019

A Mario Maker Level Where Mario Has Post-War PTSD Oh, you’ve been playing nearly impossible kaizo levels or 20-second speedruns? Sounds great. Me, I just played a Super Mario Maker 2 level where Mario comes back from the army with PTSD....
22:17, 07/11/2019

'Peace here to stay' Mozambique president, opposition say on signing ceasefire Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi and the leader of the main opposition party Renamo on Thursday signed a permanent ceasefire agreement, designed to put an end to almost half a century of hostilities that killed over 1 million people at their peak....
17:17, 08/01/2019

Opposition Plans An Unusual Request For President After Polls: Sources With two more rounds of elections to go, Opposition parties are planning to meet the President after the elections are over, to impress upon him not to call the single largest party to form the......
21:34, 05/07/2019

Philippine President Flicks Off Cockroach, Jokes It's Opposition's. Watch Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seemed unfazed when a finger-sized cockroach scrambled onto his shoulder as he spoke at a campaign rally on Wednesday night....
17:34, 05/09/2019

| President calls for opposition to accept Malawi vote result Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has urged opposition parties to accept the outcome of an election clouded by fraud allegations as he was sworn in for a second term....
22:51, 05/28/2019

| Malawi president accuses opposition of wanting to 'overthrow government by force' Malawi President Peter Mutharika accused the opposition which has rejected the outcome of last month's election of wanting to "overthrow the government by force"....
12:17, 06/07/2019

Explainer: Will opposition leader Guaido topple Venezuela's President Maduro? Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido appeared alongside armed, uniformed men on Tuesday in his strongest call yet to the military to abandon President Nicolas Maduro, a day before planned mass protests aimed at toppling the socialist leader....
03:51, 05/01/2019

Massa: President Macri should negotiate exit strategy with opposition, including CFK "I want to be president. I believe I have the necessary team of people but I understand that it's not yet time, it's not time to discuss candidacies", says Massa....
13:17, 04/30/2019

UK opposition leader Corbyn calls remarks by President Trump racist Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the comments by President Donald Trump about four minority Democratic congresswomen are racist and called on the candidates to be the country's next prime minister to use the term....
04:00, 07/19/2019

U.K. Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn Refuses to Attend President Trump’s State Dinner (LONDON) — The leader of Britain’s main left-wing opposition party criticized the government Friday for “rolling out the red carpet” for U.S. President Donald Trump’s June visit and said he declined an invitation to attend the state dinner in protest. Labour Party leade...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Officials for Venezuela President Maduro say government fighting coup as opposition calls for uprising In a video message, Juan Guaido said he had begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust Maduro and he called on the military to support him.        ...
15:51, 04/30/2019

Warriors president faces his sad Kevin Durant reality If he could do it all over again, Bob Myers wouldn’t change a thing. The Warriors President of Basketball Operations spoke for the first time Monday since Kevin Durant joined the Brooklyn Nets, claiming he did all he could to convince Durant to stay. “You do the best you can,” Myers told reporters. ...
02:34, 07/16/2019

Fin24.com | What if a comedian really became president? Ukraine now faces serious questions If there’s one thing Volodymyr Zelenskiy seems to have learned from playing a fictional Ukrainian president on television, it’s that you shouldn’t make any firm commitments if you want to gain power for real....
12:34, 05/21/2019

A Modder Recreated Super Mario Odyssey's Sand Kingdom In Super Mario 64 One of the best kingdoms from Super Mario Odyssey is now playable in Super Mario 64 and it’s all thanks to talented modder Kaze Emanuar....
23:34, 05/27/2019

President Trump Faces Protests During Visit to Dayton and El Paso (DAYTON, Ohio) — Protesters greeted President Donald Trump’s arrival in Dayton Wednesday, blaming his incendiary rhetoric for inflaming political and racial tensions in the country, as he visited survivors of last weekend’s mass shootings and saluted first responders. The president...
22:34, 08/07/2019

Paris Saint-Germain president faces corruption inquiry Nasser al-Khelaifi suspected of paying $3.5m to IAAF chief to help Qatar land world eventThe president of Paris Saint-Germain football club, Nasser al-Khelaifi, has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption, a French judicial official said.The preliminary charge of “active corruption”...
15:34, 05/23/2019

Brexit latest news LIVE: Boris Johnson faces sustained backlash as opposition parties 'demand' Parliament is not suspended A backlash against the PM's plan to prorogue Parliament further intensified this evening as opposition parties issued a joint statement against the action....
06:51, 08/30/2019

Alejandro Toledo: Peru ex-president faces corruption charges after US arrest Toledo is a fugitive from Peru for allegedly receiving $20m from a Brazilian construction company Peru’s former president Alejandro Toledo has been arrested in the United States following an extradition request from his home country where he faces corruption charges.Toledo, who governed from 2001 to...
01:17, 07/17/2019

Activist who branded Uganda president ‘a dirty, delinquent dictator’ faces jail Stella Nyanzi vows to persist with criticism of Yoweri Museveni after being found guilty of cyber harassmentStella Nyanzi, the Ugandan women’s rights activist and staunch government critic who once called head of state Yoweri Museveni “a pair of buttocks”, has been found guilty of cyber harassment a...
14:17, 08/02/2019

Former Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev faces murder charge in soldier's death Former Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev faces a charge of murder, in the death of a special forces soldier who was killed while trying to arrest the former leader....
01:17, 08/14/2019

South Africa’s Deputy President, Accused of Corruption, Faces Uncertain Future David Mabuza postponed his swearing-in to the National Assembly to address allegations of graft, leaving it unclear whether he could continue in his post....
15:17, 05/22/2019

Before the White House, Trump faced an array of sexual misconduct accusations. As president, he faces another Trump is fighting back against an allegation by writer E. Jean Carroll that he forced himself on her in a store dressing room in the 1990s.        ...
07:51, 06/23/2019

Super Mario 64 Is Being Remade Inside Super Mario Odyssey If you ever wondered what it’d be like to play through Super Mario 64, only with Cappy doing his thing, here’s your chance to (hopefully) find out....
12:34, 08/27/2019

Top Recruit Stiff-Arms The NCAA High school basketball player R.J. Hampton is the No. 5-ranked prospect on ESPN’s list of 100 recruits from the class of 2019, and this morning we all found out that he will not be playing college basketball next season. Instead, he will be playing in the Australian pro league as a member of the New...
16:51, 05/28/2019

Justin Amash, GOP Congressman Who Called President Trump’s Conduct ‘Impeachable,’ Faces a Primary Challenge (GREENVILLE, Mich.) — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, the first Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct, is facing a primary challenge. State Rep. Jim Lower (LOW’-ur) announced Monday he’s running for the western Michigan seat. The announcement...
03:00, 05/21/2019

McConnell stiff-arms Democrats on Iran Senate Democrats are agonizing over whether to block a must-pass defense bill in order to debate war with Iran, seeing a rare opportunity for leverage in the GOP-controlled Senate. Despite a bipartisan push, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell shut down the possibility of a vote on an amendment ...
04:51, 06/25/2019

Officials for Venezuelan President Maduro say government fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power in Venezuela.        ...
21:17, 04/30/2019

U.S. Supreme Court strikes down stiff firearms penalties Conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch sided with the court's four liberals on Monday in striking down a federal law that imposes stiff criminal sentences for those convicted of certain crimes involving firearms....
17:34, 06/24/2019

Supreme Court strikes down stiff firearms penalties Conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch sided with the U.S. Supreme Court's four liberal members on Monday in striking down as unconstitutionally vague a law imposing stiff criminal sentences for people convicted of certain crimes involving firearms....
00:00, 06/25/2019

Judge gives reputed Bonanno boss stiff sentence for racketeering Sometimes it really sucks being the captain — especially in the mafia. Joseph “Joe Valet” Sabella, a Bonanno capo who pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy, has been sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison after a judge said he bears more responsibility than his underlings. ...
04:17, 07/19/2019

A company named STIFF BOY had to recall supplements because they were spiked with Viagra This is one of those rare stories that sounds like it could have come straight from a parody news site but I swear to you it’s real: A company that calls itself STIFF BOY, LLC (yes, it styles its business name in all caps, in case you were wondering) has just been forced to recall its “a...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Woods withdraws from Northern Trust Open with stiff back Tiger Woods has been forced to withdraw from the Northern Trust Open due to pain and stiffness in his surgically repaired back, the PGA Tour said on Friday....
17:51, 08/09/2019

Brandon Nimmo’s stiff neck lands him on Mets shelf Brandon Nimmo was concerned his stiff neck would cause him in-game problems. Now there’s more reason to worry. The Mets placed their outfielder on the 10-day injured list Wednesday, a day after he was a late scratch from his club’s thrilling, 6-5 walk-off win over the Washington National...
00:17, 05/23/2019

Russia Drops Charges Against Journalist Amid Stiff Criticism Russian authorities dropped drug charges against a prominent journalist and said they would release him from house arrest, in an unusual turnaround that followed criticism from journalists, celebrities and lawmakers....
20:00, 06/11/2019

IRS warns crypto holders: dodge tax and we'll hand out stiff punishments Service sending out warning letters to more than 10,000 peopleIRS chief: ‘Taxpayers should take these letters very seriously’Watch out, crypto-heads – the taxman cometh. The Internal Revenue Service has begun mailing more than 10,000 letters to cryptocurrency holders warning of stiff penalties if th...
13:51, 07/27/2019

Padres' Paddack (stiff neck) scratched, to pitch Wednesday San Diego Padres rookie right-hander Chris Paddack was scratched from his start against the Blue Jays because of a stiff neck and is expected to throw Wednesday instead        ...
20:51, 05/26/2019

Navy pilots who drew a huge dong in the sky faced stiff reprimand Navy pilots receive intense training and are held to an incredibly high performance standard. They’re also human, and as such, they find things like giant sky penises amusing, which is why a massive dong dominated the skies above Washington state on a sunny day back in 2017. The crude sky art ...
06:17, 05/15/2019

D.C. United’s schedule has coach grousing, but Wayne Rooney’s got a stiff upper lip Ben Olsen said the club's swing of home match on Sunday followed by dates in Toronto on Wedensday and Houston on Saturday “should never happen in the league.”...
03:17, 05/15/2019

Stiff Competition, High Employee Cost Hitting BSNL, MTNL: Telecom Minister Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the total employee cost of MTNL and BSNL far outweighed the total employee cost for private telcos. As of May-end, BSNL had 1.63 lakh employees and MTNL had......
21:00, 06/26/2019

Women's Coworking Space The Wing Has a Pretty Stiff Non-Disparagement Clause in Their Membership Contract The Wing, a mini-empire of coworking spaces for women that we have discussed a great deal, is facing scrutiny yet again today, this time for its membership contract. A portion of that contract was made public by Study Hall, a New York-based community of freelance media workers that also runs a relat...
03:51, 05/14/2019

Tiger Woods 'stiff' in pro-am, casts some doubt over outlook for Northern Trust playoff opener Tiger Woods did not hit any full-swing shots over the last nine holes of his practice round at Northern Trust pro-am and later said he felt 'stiff.'        ...
04:34, 08/08/2019

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it nothing more than a “Democrat talking point,” while offering his own digs at the 94-year-old Carter. Speaking to reporters at a press conferen...
17:34, 06/29/2019

Fed Stimulus Just Ain't What It Used to Be Unnerved by mounting risks to the U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve is considering lowering interest rates. Rate cuts might not provide the economy with as much oomph as in the past, though....
23:00, 06/17/2019

Stocks Climb After ECB Stimulus Package U.S. stocks edged higher after the European Central Bank unveiled a sweeping stimulus package and President Trump said he would delay an increase in tariffs on some Chinese imports....
19:00, 09/12/2019

Stocks Edge Up on Trade Hopes, Stimulus U.S. stocks rose as trade tensions between the U.S. and China appeared to cool further, putting major indexes on track for a third consecutive week of gains and within a hair of their records....
16:00, 09/13/2019

Draghi's stimulus hints put ECB in Trump's crosshairs The European Central Bank will ease policy again if inflation fails to accelerate, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Tuesday, signaling one of the biggest policy reversals of his eight-year tenure and provoking the ire of U.S. President Donald Trump....
21:34, 06/18/2019

Asian factories suffering, more stimulus seen ahead Asian factory activity contracted further in July, fuelling worries that a Sino-U.S. trade war and a slowdown in China could tilt the world toward a global recession, which central banks will have to fight with depleted ammunition....
07:17, 08/01/2019

The case for US stimulus just got weaker. Europe's is only getting stronger 1. America vs. Europe: The United States and Europe could both soon turn on the stimulus taps. The events of the past week have bolstered the case in Europe, but undermined it in the United States....
06:34, 07/08/2019

Chinese Stocks Gain on Hopes for Stimulus Chinese stocks inched higher after new data showed growth in the world’s second largest economy slowed to its weakest pace since 1992, raising expectations of more supportive policy from Beijing....
10:34, 07/15/2019

ECB hawks rally against Draghi's farewell stimulus Conservative policymakers slammed the European Central Bank's lavish stimulus measures on Friday, voicing doubts about the need and effectiveness of a package that could consume most of the bank's remaining firepower....
21:00, 09/13/2019

Futures jump on growing stimulus hopes U.S. stock index futures rose about 1% on Monday as signs of an interest rate reform in China bolstered hopes that major economies would act to stave off the slowing economic effects of escalating global trade tensions....
14:51, 08/19/2019

Does Germany need a stimulus package to cope with recession? German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has been mulling an economic stimulus package, should Europe's largest economy slide into a full-blown recession. It would mark a departure from a policy of balanced annual budgets....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Missing Spending Stimulus Weighs On U.S. Growth The U.S. economy was supposed to get a lift this year from higher government spending enacted in 2018, but so far much of that stimulus hasn’t shown up, puzzling economists....
00:17, 07/10/2019

ECB hints at more stimulus as global economy outlook dims If eurozone inflation stays low, the European Central Bank (ECB) could cut interest rates even further and take other steps to boost it, ECB chief Mario Draghi said. The remark prompted accusations from Donald Trump....
19:51, 06/18/2019

ECB Cuts Rates and Launches Sweeping Stimulus Package The European Central Bank cut its key interest rate and launched a sweeping package of bond purchases that lays the ground work for what is likely to be a long period of ultraloose monetary policy, jolting European financial markets and triggering an immediate response from President Trump....
18:00, 09/12/2019

Wall Street jumps on German stimulus hopes Technology shares led Wall Street's advance on Friday as a waning bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus brought buyers back to the market at the close of a turbulent week....
20:34, 08/16/2019

METALS-Copper ticks up on China stimulus hopes Copper prices advanced on Monday as China announced new measures to support its economy amid a damaging trade war with the United States, potentially improving demand for the red metal....
10:51, 08/19/2019

European Central Bank joins Fed in paving way for stimulus The European Central Bank has joined the U.S Federal Reserve in making clear that more stimulus could be coming soon to support an economy weakening in the face of global trade tensions...
17:34, 07/25/2019

Draghi's dovish talk steers his successor toward a new era of stimulus Investors in Europe are likely to receive more clues this week on who will replace Mario Draghi, just days after the European Central Bank president signaled that more accommodative policy could be on the way....
16:51, 06/19/2019

As Fed meets, Trump calls for sharp rate cut, stimulus President Donald Trump, in perhaps his most unorthodox statement yet on monetary policy, called for the U.S. Federal Reserve to act as if the country was back in the throes of recession, with sharp interest rate cuts and renewed "quantitative easing" to pump trillions of dollars into the economy....
22:51, 04/30/2019

Yields rise on German fiscal stimulus hopes Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday on a report that Germany may be open to running a deficit to boost growth, while stronger stock markets also reduced demand for safe haven debt....
00:00, 08/17/2019

US STOCKS-Futures jump on growing stimulus hopes U.S. stock index futures rose about 1% on Monday as signs of an interest rate reform in China bolstered hopes that major economies would act to stave off the slowing economic effects of escalating global trade tensions....
13:51, 08/19/2019

ECB announces fresh stimulus as eurozone economy falters Mario Draghi says bank will reboot quantitative easing in month Lagarde succeeds himThe European Central Bank has announced a fresh stimulus package in an attempt to prevent the fragile eurozone economy from grinding to a halt, with an interest rate cut and plans to pump €20bn (£19bn) a month into t...
21:34, 09/12/2019

Futures edge higher on hopes of monetary stimulus U.S. stock index futures ticked higher on Monday, as mixed global economic data drove expectations of monetary stimulus from central banks, including the U.S. Federal Reserve....
15:00, 09/09/2019

METALS-Chinese stimulus hopes support copper Copper prices touched their highest in two weeks on Tuesday, lifted by hopes that top consumer China will pump money into building metals-intensive infrastructure....
19:00, 06/11/2019

METALS-Copper rises on hopes of China stimulus Copper prices rose on Monday after China, the world's top consumer of the red metal, announced new measures to support its economy amid a damaging trade war with the United States....
05:17, 08/19/2019

ECB injects fresh stimulus in bid to inspire sluggish eurozone Outgoing ECB President Mario Draghi achieved his goal of further cuts to interest rates and the renewal of bond buying for the euro area. But some policymakers are skeptical that the move was necessary....
16:02, 09/12/2019

Brazil government to detail stimulus package on July 24 Brazil's government is expected to detail its plans to release funds from the workers' severance fund, known as FGTS, on July 24, the presidential chief of staff Onyx Lorenzoni said on Thursday....
02:34, 07/19/2019

Trade war thaw and ECB stimulus hopes buoys stocks World stocks climbed to their highest in six weeks on Thursday as the European Central Bank prepared to offer new stimulus measures and the United States and China made mutual concessions in their trade dispute, improving demand for riskier bets....
13:34, 09/12/2019

ECB to turn stimulus taps back on as economy slows The European Central Bank is set to unveil fresh stimulus measures on Thursday to prop up the ailing euro zone economy, but its exact moves are far from certain and a decision that underwhelms markets risks pushing up borrowing costs....
13:34, 09/12/2019

ECB Minutes Back Up Signals of Broad Stimulus Package European Central Bank officials gave a further signal that they would launch a big stimulus package next month, which could include rate cuts and asset purchases, in an effort to arrest the region’s economic slowdown....
16:34, 08/22/2019

ECB ready and equipped to provide new stimulus if needed - Lane The European Central Bank is ready to act and has the tools it needs to keep inflation on track towards its goal of just under 2 percent, its chief economist said on Tuesday....
18:34, 07/09/2019

Inflation remains weak in eurozone as ECB mulls stimulus Inflation in the 19 countries that use the euro remained stuck at an annual rate of 1.2% in June, well below their central bank’s goal despite years of stimulus policies....
11:51, 06/28/2019

Weak European inflation bolsters case for stimulus Inflation in the 19-country eurozone was stuck at a low annual rate of 1% in August, potentially bolstering the argument for the European Central Bank to provide more stimulus to the economy when it meets next month...
11:51, 08/30/2019

China's bank loans up in August, more stimulus expected Chinese regulators have been trying to boost bank lending and lower financing costs for more than a year. But some analysts say credit demand has not picked up as much as expected....
14:34, 09/12/2019

Government's 70,000-Crore Stimulus No "Game Changer", Say Some Economists On Saturday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the tax refund program for exporters from January 1 will cost the government Rs 50,000 crore ($7 billion) in revenue annually....
10:18, 09/16/2019

ECB turns stimulus taps up with indefinite bond buys The European Central Bank approved fresh stimulus measures on Thursday to prop up the ailing euro zone economy, cutting rates deeper into negative territory and relaunching an extended bond purchase scheme....
14:34, 09/12/2019

Slowing Growth Raises Pressure on China's Stimulus Efforts A strategy by Chinese policy makers to stimulate the economy with tax and fee cuts hasn’t stopped growth from slowing, stoking expectations that Beijing will roll out more incentives such as easier credit conditions to get businesses and consumers spending....
16:34, 07/15/2019

Stimulus optimism boosts stocks, eases pressure on bonds World stock markets rose on Monday on signs that major economies would look to prop up stalling growth with fresh stimulus measures, easing pressure on bonds and dampening demand for perceived safe-havens such as gold....
14:51, 08/19/2019

ECB to turn stimulus taps back on to prop up ailing economy The European Central Bank is set to unveil fresh stimulus measures on Thursday to prop up the ailing euro zone economy, but its exact moves are far from certain and a decision that underwhelms markets risks pushing up borrowing costs....
05:34, 09/12/2019

Wall Street ends higher on trade, ECB stimulus hopes Wall Street advanced on Thursday, and the S&P 500 ended the session within striking distance of its all-time closing high, buoyed by positive developments on the U.S.-China trade front and a promise of continued stimulus from the European Central Bank....
05:19, 09/13/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on stimulus hopes Wall Street opened higher on Monday, after China's plans of an interest rate reform reinforced hopes that major economies would act to counter the impact of escalating global trade tensions....
17:51, 08/19/2019

China second quarter GDP growth slows to 27-year low, more stimulus expected China's economic growth slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter, its weakest pace in at least 27 years, as demand at home and abroad faltered in the face of mounting U.S. trade pressure....
09:34, 07/15/2019

US STOCKS-Futures climb on stimulus hopes, Nvidia results U.S. stock index futures rose 1% on Friday, as hopes of more stimulus from central banks helped lift some gloom in what has been a turbulent week for markets....
16:00, 08/16/2019

IMF stands by yuan view; says China could need stimulus if trade war worsens The International Monetary Fund on Friday stood by its assessment that the value of China's yuan was largely in line with economic fundamentals, but an IMF official said the fund was encouraging China to pursue a more flexible exchange rate with less intervention....
09:17, 08/10/2019

Wall Street extends gains on German stimulus hope U.S. stocks rose on Friday and were on track to end a bruising week on a positive note, bolstered by hopes of more stimulus from central banks to perk up slowing growth....
18:00, 08/16/2019

Germany's economic resilience is crumbling and it's time for stimulus, say economists Germany's economic resilience is crumbling, fueling fears of a recession and increasing pressure on the government to deliver a fiscal stimulus package....
19:34, 08/14/2019

Stocks gain on stimulus hopes but still head for third losing week World stocks rose on Friday as expectations grew of further stimulus by central banks, offsetting worries about slowing economic growth, which intensified this week as the U.S. yield curve inverted for the first time since 2007....
16:34, 08/16/2019

German central bank chief slams ECB stimulus package Interest rate cuts and bond-buying programs to boost Europe's flagging economy "overshot the mark," according to Jens Weidmann. And he wasn't the only central banker to criticise Mario Draghi's monetary policy plans....
07:01, 09/14/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX gains on energy lift, stimulus hopes Canada's main stock index rose on Monday, led by energy companies, as sentiment was buoyed by signs of an interest rate reform in China that raised hopes that major economies would act to counter slowing economic growth....
17:51, 08/19/2019

Bank of England’s Carney hints at stimulus in no-deal Brexit LONDON (AP) — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says he’d be inclined to back a stimulus package to shore up the British economy if the country crashes out of the European Union at the end of October with no deal. In testimony to lawmakers, Carney said Wednesday that the response from the b...
13:17, 06/26/2019

India's GDP growth hits six-year low, raising prospects of more stimulus India's economy grew at its weakest pace since 2013 between April and June as consumer demand and government spending slowed amid global trade frictions, raising chances of the central bank slashing interest rates further at its next meeting....
17:34, 09/02/2019

Economy Doesn't Need Fiscal Stimulus To Tackle Slowdown: Top Official The GDP growth in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year came in at 5.8 per cent caused by slowdown in key sectors like agriculture, manufacturing and industry....
16:00, 08/22/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks take heart in stimulus speculation Asian shares found some footing on Friday after a turbulent week as China hinted at more support for its economy, amid growing expectations of aggressive stimulus from all the major central banks....
08:34, 08/16/2019

Germany's Small Steps Into Stimulus Are Unlikely to Meet Economists' Hopes Economists and international organizations have urged Berlin for months to spend more to fight a looming recession, but while officials say the government is preparing measures to support demand, they are likely to fall well short of the big stimulus the world is hoping for....
05:00, 09/02/2019

European markets lower after Draghi's mixed message on stimulus European stocks fluctuated Thursday afternoon, after the European Central Bank ECB kept interest rates on hold but signaled that more monetary easing could be on the horizon....
16:17, 07/25/2019

Stocks futures subdued after strong rebound on stimulus hopes U.S. stock index futures treaded water on Tuesday as investors paused after a three-day run that was driven by hopes that major economies would act to counter a global economic downturn....
14:34, 08/20/2019

US STOCKS-Futures gain on China stimulus, tariff relief U.S. stocks were set to edge back toward record territory on Tuesday, as signs of more fiscal stimulus from China and some easing of last week's tensions around Mexico buoyed investors' appetite for risk....
14:51, 06/11/2019

U.S. stock futures gain on China stimulus, tariff relief U.S. stocks were set to edge back toward record territory on Tuesday, as signs of more fiscal stimulus from China and some easing of last week's tensions around Mexico buoyed investors' appetite for risk....
15:00, 06/11/2019

Germany's investment in renewables almost a small stimulus package, analyst says Karsten Neuhoff, director of climate policy at the German Institute for Economic Research, discusses Germany's plans to reduce carbon emissions....
12:34, 09/20/2019

European Central Bank: ready to give more stimulus if needed FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says that the eurozone’s monetary authority stands ready to cut interest rates and could re-start its bond purchase stimulus program if the economy needs it. Draghi said in a speech Tuesday at a conference in Sintra, Portug...
11:17, 06/18/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman To Hold Press Briefing Amid Stimulus Expectations Several businessmen say the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government needs to take swift action on the economy, as the economic growth in January-March slid to a near five-year low of 5.8 per cent.......
11:34, 08/23/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on energy lift, stimulus hopes Canada's main stock index opened higher on Monday, with gains led by energy companies, as sentiment was buoyed by signs of an interest rate reform in China that raised hopes that major economies would act to counter slowing economic growth....
17:51, 08/19/2019

Expected Fiscal Stimulus, US-China Trade War To Guide Markets: Experts Analysts opined that investors are awaiting a stimulus package and relief for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) from the super-rich surcharge which was announced in the Budget in July....
19:34, 08/18/2019

FOREX-Safe-haven currencies under pressure as stimulus hopes grow Safe-haven currencies such as the yen and Swiss franc were under pressure on Monday as expectations policymakers would unleash new stimulus eased immediate concerns about a slowing global economy....
03:51, 08/19/2019

Centre Working On Stimulus Package To Address Economic Slowdown: Report The stimulus is also likely to cover the financial markets that have shown volatility in recent weeks and particularly after the Budget presentation....
00:17, 08/14/2019

Trump hits out as ECB launches new stimulus programme to fight recession - as it happened European Central Bank has voted to restart its QE programme, and hit banks with deeper negative interest rates to make them lendTHIS IS WHAT THE ECB JUST ANNOUNCEDECB president Mario Draghi press conference highlights from 1.30pmLatest: Draghi says governments must boost spendingPresident Trump clai...
19:01, 09/12/2019

Trump cries foul as Draghi stimulus pledge knocks euro The head of the European Central Bank (ECB) has come under attack from Donald Trump after he pledged "additional stimulus" if the eurozone economy continues to flag....
16:00, 06/18/2019

Wall Street ends sharply higher on German stimulus optimism U.S. stocks rebounded on Friday as an ebbing bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus brought buyers back to the equities market, closing the book on a tumultuous week....
00:34, 08/17/2019

Wall St. rallies on stimulus cheer, Apple leads tech gains U.S. stocks surged on Monday on growing hopes that major economies would act to stymie the slowing economic effects of escalating global trade tensions, while technology stocks rose led by a nearly 3% gain in Apple's shares....
17:17, 08/19/2019

European markets close lower after Draghi's mixed message on stimulus European stocks whipsawed Thursday afternoon, after the European Central Bank ECB kept interest rates on hold but signaled that more monetary easing could be on the horizon....
13:51, 07/27/2019

Donald Trump Accuses China, Europe Of Currency Manipulation, Stimulus US President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China and Europe of deliberately weakening their currencies and stimulating their economies to gain competitive advantages over the United States....
23:17, 07/03/2019

China second quarter GDP growth slows to 27-year low as trade war bites, more stimulus seen China's economic growth slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter, its weakest pace in at least 27 years, as demand at home and abroad faltered in the face of mounting U.S. trade pressure....
10:17, 07/15/2019

Euro hits two-year low after ECB signals future stimulus – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news as Mario Draghi prepares central bank for interest rate cutsNissan to axe 12,500 jobs worldwide but Sunderland appears safeUK railways in chaos as searing heat sparks fear of derailed trainsUS private equity group snaps up Cobham in £4bn dea...
14:51, 07/25/2019

Stocks gain on stimulus hopes, pound hits six-week high Stocks gained on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on expected stimulus from the world's central banks to support slowing growth, while the pound hit a six-week high on hopes that Britain will not quit the EU without a deal....
15:00, 09/09/2019

Economic Growth Seen Slipping In April-June, More Stimulus Expected: Poll If the latest number for expansion of gross domestic product is 5.7 per cent or less, the quarter had the slowest expansion in 21 quarters, since 5.3% in January-March 2014....
14:17, 08/29/2019

Analysts divided on ECB stimulus prospects amid conflicting tones from officials Analysts are split over what to expect from the European Central Bank (ECB) week, after central bank officials moved to downplay market expectations of immediate and substantial quantitative easing (QE)....
13:00, 09/09/2019

I Will Never Make A Mario Super Mario Maker 2 gives players a chance to flex their creative muscles and craft their own levels. These can be difficult, trap-laden hell worlds, oddball narratives, or classic platforming romps. As I’ve started playing, I’ve realized that I’m never making a Mario. And while that means missing o...
21:51, 07/04/2019

Japan stocks advance as stimulus hopes calm global recession fears Japanese shares rose on Monday as signs central banks around the world are taking steps to support their economies helped ease immediate concerns about a global recession....
10:51, 08/19/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares at 1-wk top on conciliatory trade tone, stimulus hopes Asian shares jumped to a one-week high on Friday as the United States and China returned to the negotiating table to resolve their tariff dispute and on hopes central banks and governments will do more to avert a global growth slowdown....
06:51, 08/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil eyes stimulus package to mark 200 days of Bolsonaro's government Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday his government will announce an economic stimulus package this week to revive flagging growth, confirming earlier media reports, in an effort to mark the first 200 days of his administration....
03:34, 07/18/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks lifted by stimulus hope, currencies weaken Brazil stocks rose for a second straight session on Monday, as signs of stimulus for China's slowing economy eased growth worries, although currencies in the region weakened in line with their emerging market peers. Sao Paulo-listed stocks rose about 0.5%, tracking gains for global stock markets...
17:51, 08/19/2019

CEE MARKETS-Stocks rise on stimulus hopes, investors await c.bank signals Central European stocks and bond yields rose on Monday, as investors eyed the prospect of fiscal stimulus in Germany and looked ahead to a week heavy with central bank events. U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is due to make a speech on Friday at an annual meeting of central bankers in...
13:51, 08/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil government to announce economic stimulus package this week -Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that his administration will announce an economic stimulus package this week to revive flagging growth, confirming earlier media reports....
01:00, 07/18/2019

Global stocks inch higher as stimulus hopes spur tentative rebound Stock markets edged higher on Tuesday as investors welcomed signs that more monetary and fiscal stimulus was on its way, hoping more easing would help stave off a major global economic downturn....
14:34, 08/20/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks buoyed by stimulus hopes, trade optimism Most Latin American stocks rose on Wednesday as the prospect of increased stimulus for major economies and positive cues from the Sino-U.S. trade front aided risk appetite, while currencies were mixed ahead of the European Central Bank's policy decision. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks ro...
23:34, 09/11/2019

Investors focus on US growth figures after ECB holds fire on new stimulus – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news as traders assess bets on interest rate cutsSports Direct shares fall as company delays results for a second time UK weather: rail travel disrupted after extreme heat causes chaosSantander trades accusations with banker denied top job 11.44...
12:51, 07/26/2019

US STOCKS-S&P 500 closes in on record-high on trade hopes, euro zone stimulus The S&P 500 inched closer to its all-time high on Thursday, after a stimulus drive by the European Central Bank added to an upbeat mood from trade concessions by Washington and Beijing ahead of planned negotiations in October....
21:00, 09/12/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on stimulus hopes but still head for third losing week World stocks rose on Friday as expectations grew of further stimulus by central banks, offsetting worries about slowing economic growth, which intensified this week as the U.S. yield curve inverted for the first time since 2007....
16:00, 08/16/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens higher on hopes of monetary stimulus U.S. stocks opened higher for the fourth straight session on Monday, as mixed global economic data lifted expectations of monetary stimulus from central banks, including the U.S. Federal Reserve....
17:51, 09/09/2019

Mario Maker Contest: Going Up! For a long time, Mario went left to right and sometimes right to left. Life was good but simple. But over the years vertical sections and levels have become more a thing in Mario games. Let’s add some verticality to this week’s Mario Maker contest....
18:34, 09/21/2019

It's Time To Mario & Chill Following on from last year’s Zelda & Chill, GameChops just released Mario & Chill, a synthwave mix that “explores the rich musical history of the Super Mario video game series through the lens of 80s and 90s electronica.”...
04:17, 05/06/2019

Mario Kart Tour: everything we know so far Despite a somewhat inconsistent record with smartphone games, Nintendo is continuing to add to its roster, revealing that its next effort will be a mobile Mario Kart.Update: Mario Kart Tour is out in closed beta on Android, and we've updated this piece with what we know. In short: it looks to b...
01:51, 05/23/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam assets rise, lifted by China stimulus, U.S. rate cut bets An index of Latin American currencies rose on Friday, on track to record its first weekly gain in seven weeks, as China's move to boost lending boosted their appeal to investors, as did slower U.S. job growth. Signs of resumption in U.S.-China trade talks and easing political tensions in Asia an...
04:00, 09/07/2019

Asia stocks make cautious gains as weak data boosts stimulus hopes Asian stocks eked out modest gains on Monday, amid a cautious market mood as investors pinned expectations on likely stimulus to support growth in the world's major economies, which showed further signs of struggle....
04:00, 09/09/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on China stimulus, Mexico tariff relief U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, edging back toward record territory, as signs of more fiscal stimulus from China and some easing of last week's tensions around Mexico buoyed investors' appetite for risk....
15:51, 06/11/2019

Australia PM struggles to meet tax relief election pledge, central bank urges stimulus Australia's re-elected coalition said on Tuesday it would struggle to deliver tax breaks for tens of millions of voters by July 1, a cornerstone of it's election campaign, as the central bank called for stimulus to aid a slowing economy....
12:34, 05/21/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks climb on stimulus hopes, Mexico's peso outperforms Latin American stocks moved higher on Monday as hopes that stimulus from the world's major economies would help prop up growth boosted sentiment, while Mexico's peso outperformed regional currencies that were mostly weaker against the dollar. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks rose 0.6%, in l...
17:51, 09/09/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 needs friends Super Mario Maker 2 has a friends problem. The game doesn't have a way to see your friends' levels or to play with your friends in multiplayer.Read More...
01:51, 07/06/2019

Put Some Checkpoints In Your Mario Maker Levels I’ve been playing Super Mario Maker 2 nearly every night since the game was released last week and I’ve encountered some really fun and well-made levels. But I’ve also noticed an annoying trend in many player made courses. It seems a lot of level creators are uploading levels without any checkpoints...
02:34, 07/07/2019

'Dr. Mario World' hits iOS a day early The doctor is in, at least on iOS, as Nintendo's latest mobile game, Dr. Mario World, has arrived a day early on iPhone, iPad and iPad touch. Several Engadget editors were able to play Nintendo's match-three puzzler before the expected launch date of......
17:17, 07/09/2019

Mario Kart VR comes to Southern California Mario fans in Orange County are in luck. Mario Kart VR is in Irvine for the next stop in its US tour. The game launched on June 12th at VR Zone Portal Irvine, located at the K1 Speed entertainment center. Players will get the chance to hop inside a M......
06:34, 06/18/2019

Mario Maker Contest: International Cat Day International Cat Day happened this week, not to be confused with National Cat Day, which happens in October. Do cats deserve two different days dedicated to them? I don’t know. But let’s celebrate our fluffy little pets by creating some Mario levels....
07:51, 08/11/2019

Mario Kart VR is like racing on mushrooms Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP in virtual reality is simple: drive around tracks from the game series and feel every bump, green shell and ‘Waaaaaaaugh!’ in immersive VR and a rumble seat. The game started a worldwide tour a couple years ago in Japan, and its latest stop is...
20:51, 06/19/2019

Here's how multiplayer works in 'Dr. Mario World' Nintendo is set to release its latest mobile game Dr. Mario World on July 10th, and we're starting to get a better idea of what the game will look like. Today, Nintendo dropped a trailer that reveals how the game's multiplayer mode will work. It also......
00:17, 07/03/2019

Week In Games: Let's Go Make Another Mario Perhaps the best-known game coming out this week is Super Mario Maker 2, a sequel much anticipated by many of us here at Kotaku, not to mention Mario fans everywhere. But that’s not the only cool game on the docket this week. There’s a Switch port of the original Devil May Cry, plus the 2019 remake ...
23:51, 06/23/2019

Nintendo makes over Dr. Mario for iOS and Android Nintendo revealed last night that its next mobile game is finally hitting the stores next month, and it’s the comparatively low-key Dr. Mario World. The game appears to be Nintendo‘s attempt to cash in on the Match-3 puzzle genre — sort of like Candy Crush Saga, if that game made me a little less hu...
20:51, 06/18/2019

If You’re Going To Play Mario Maker 2, You Should Probably Get A Stylus Super Mario Maker 2 is coming on June 28, the latest in a growing line of Wii U games to get repurposed (and in this case, substantially enhanced) for Switch. I was a bit apprehensive about how Mario Maker would handle the move, since it was originally designed for a resistive touchscreen and the Sw...
16:17, 06/19/2019

30 Minutes With Super Mario Maker 2 Is Not Nearly Enough Last week, Nintendo invited us to play the upcoming Super Mario Maker 2 for thirty minutes. Those 30 minutes with the game were phenomenally good. I made a video about how it made me feel. Here’s a summary: I don’t want to play Super Mario Maker 2 for 30 minutes. I want to play Super Mario Maker 2 f...
15:51, 05/28/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 time! Super Mario Maker 2 time! Paul is streaming the game right now over on Twitch. Join us in chat as we attempt some truly weird levels. And, as always, subscribe to us on Twitch for more streams as they happen....
05:51, 07/02/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 review – The war rages on Super Mario Maker 2 has a right way to play. Get a friend and start exchanging stages with them. That way the war never has to end. Here's our review.Read More...
23:51, 06/26/2019

Haggling Begins Over Who Will Succeed ECB's Mario Draghi The opaque process for finding a successor to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is coming under scrutiny as the region faces economic and political turmoil....
08:00, 05/28/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 Has A Story Mode And Much More The sequel to Super Mario Maker will have a story mode, unlike its predecessor, Nintendo said today in a Nintendo Direct dedicated to the game. In said story mode, you’ll get to rebuild Princess Peach’s destroyed castle by playing through courses to earn coins for the reconstruction effort. Plus: lo...
02:34, 05/16/2019

Everything We Know About The Viruses In Dr. Mario World, Including Their Lethality Dr. Mario World was released recently and I’ve been playing a lot of it. The latest game in the series, Dr. Mario World is the first built for mobile phones and features new and old viruses. But how deadly are these differently colored viruses and where did they come from? And how many different typ...
20:00, 07/14/2019

A Super Mario battle royale should not be this addictive It’s finally happened… our beloved Mario has finally made his way into a battle royale game, just like everything and its shadow. My first reaction was, “What madness hath we wrought?” My second was, “I’ve played sixteen games already, what the heck?” “Mario Royale” is a browser-based game that can ...
01:17, 06/18/2019

Mario Batali is being charged with indecent assault Celebrity chef and disgraced talk show host Mario Batali is being charged in relation to accusations of sexually misconduct against him. Per NBC Boston, Batali—who has been accused of inappropriate behavior by a number of women, leading him to be fired from his talk series The Chew, and surrendering...
08:17, 05/23/2019

Mario Lopez and Wife Courtney Welcome Baby No. 3 It's a boy! Mario Lopez and wife Courtney Lopez have welcomed their third child together, a baby boy! The Saved By the Bell star announced the birth of the couple's son, Santino......
21:34, 07/08/2019

Super Mario Maker 2: The Kotaku Review There’s more to Super Mario Maker 2 than just making Mario. It’s got a story mode, for instance, plus online and local multiplayer for groups of four. But the level editor is still the star of the show. Making one’s own Mario levels remains a joy, and Mario Maker 2 is designed to bring out that joy ...
15:17, 06/26/2019

What's on TV: 'Super Mario Maker 2,' 'Into the Spider-Verse' This week Nintendo's Super Mario Maker 2 brings the series to the Switch. Gamers can also check out Samurai Shodown, while Democratic presidential candidates take over NBC for two nights. Netflix has a ton of releases headed our way including the Tho......
03:00, 06/27/2019

Fan-made 'Mario Royale' pits you against 74 speedrunners The battle royale craze has invaded the Mushroom Kingdom, albeit unofficially. A programmer and video game streamer going by the handle Inferbro has hacked together a web-based multiplayer version of Super Mario Bros. that challenges up to 75 people......
07:51, 06/19/2019

Mario Maker Contest: Summertime Fun, Winners! Last week I asked you fine Mario Makers to create some levels that were all about the summer heat. I got a ton of courses and each offering various takes on “Summertime Fun.” Some went for vacations and beaches, others went for hellish nightmares....
21:34, 07/13/2019

Mario's Iconic 1-1 Level Is Way Harder When It's Vertical Super Mario Maker 2’s many player-created levels can range from intense deathtraps to clever first-person dungeons. There are also a lot of riffs on the very first Mario level ever, World 1-1. It’s a solid template to build on, one of the most iconic levels in all of video games. That’s why even the...
09:00, 08/21/2019

Germany squad omits Mario Götze again Mario Götze's improved form late in the season for Dortmund has not caught Joachim Löw's eye. The Germany coach is looking to other attacking options, including teenager Kai Havertz and new BVB signing Julian Brandt....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Mario Maker Contest: International Cat Day, Winners! Last week I asked you wonderful people to create some cat-themed Mario levels in celebration of International Cat Day. It was time to honor our cats by turning a plumber into a cat and throwing him at some enemies and jumps. It is the only way to celebrate cats....
16:00, 08/18/2019

Mario Maker Contest: Summer Time Fun Summer is here. The sun is out longer and longer each day, shirts are drenched in sweat, ice cream is back on the menu and ACs are turned down to their lowest temperature. So, instead of going outside, into the heat and sun, let’s stay inside and make some Mario Maker levels!...
20:34, 07/05/2019

When City-Builders Meet Mario Galaxy Not too long after Islanders, there’s another peaceful, cute-as-hell city-builder on the way, only this times things are on a more planetary scale....
05:00, 07/17/2019

Mario Maker Contest: Short And Sweet “Brevity is the soul of wit.” This is a famous line written by some dude named Shakespeare. Anyways, what it basically means is the best Mario Maker levels don’t waste your time. They are short, sweet and creative. At least, I think that’s what he meant. Regardless, let’s make some short Mario level...
21:00, 07/20/2019

Mario Maker 2 Level Is Like If Satan Got His Hands On 1-1 The opening level of the original Super Mario Bros. is iconic. Anyone who’s played it likely remembers exactly where to get the first mushroom, which pipe to enter for the secret coin stash, and how to find the hidden 1-Up. A new Mario Maker 2 level takes that knowledge and dips it in lava, turning ...
23:51, 07/16/2019

Mario Maker 2 Lets You Feel Like A Speedrunner Psst—hey, you! Do you want to be a Mario speedrunning genius? Okay, you might not be able to, but Super Mario Maker 2 can make you feel like one—thanks to both the cool features Nintendo has included, and a certain type of user-created level that’s becoming quite popular....
03:17, 07/10/2019

Someone Turned Mario Into A Battle Royale, And It's The Best Thing Battle royale is one of the most dominant gameplay forms of the last few years, and Tetris 99 showed that you could apply the battle royale concept to anything. Mario Royale turns the classic NES game into a 75-person death race that’s some of the most fun I’ve had all year....
20:00, 06/20/2019

The Switch was made for 'Super Mario Maker 2' Super Mario Maker single-handedly justified the Wii U's existence. Not only did it finally deliver on my childhood dream of designing my own Mario levels, it proved that the console's gigantic tablet could be genuinely useful. It's just a shame Mario......
17:51, 05/28/2019

Mario Maker 2 Is Hiding Two Secret New Power-Ups While most of the course creation parts in Super Mario Maker 2 are unlocked from the start, there are two that you can’t immediately access. You’ll definitely want them, though....
07:17, 06/28/2019

Doping expert Mario Thevis: 'There are a lot of risks' Doping is widespread not only in elite-level sports, but also in amateur sports. German doping expert Mario Thevis spoke to DW about the health risks that athletes expose themselves to by using banned substances....
22:51, 07/10/2019

Got an unbelievable Super Mario Maker 2 moment? Got an unbelievable Super Mario Maker 2 moment? A killer kill in Apex Legends? Did a game just hilariously break on you? We wanna see it for our show Highlight Reel. Send your clips to Highlightreel@kotaku.com and we might feature it! And as always check out kotaku and our YouTube channel to stay u...
21:51, 07/24/2019

Mainland Chinese stocks tumble amid stimulus concerns; South Korean economy unexpectedly contracts Stocks in China tumbled on Thursday amid worries that Beijing could pull back on stimulus measures following recent better-than-expected economic data....
19:34, 04/28/2019

What we played in July: 'Bloodstained' and 'Super Mario Maker 2' Welcome back to Engadget's Gaming IRL, a monthly segment where we run down what our editors are playing. This time around, we've finally got our hands on Kickstarter darling Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, as well as some more impressions on Super......
19:00, 07/17/2019

Player Makes Duck Hunt In Mario Maker 2 They say legends never die, so it makes sense that Duck Hunt seems immortal. The NES Zapper classic has lived on, homaged in games like Halo 5 and featured in the last two Super Smash Bros. games. Now, an anonymous hero has also brought the fun of Duck Hunt to Super Mario Maker 2....
16:17, 09/05/2019

Review: Super Mario Maker 2 is an infinite source of joy Four years ago, Nintendo did something brave and uncharacteristic: it let players create their own Mario levels, with Super Mario Maker for the Wii U. Super Mario Maker was arguably one of the most interesting titles to come out on the Wii U, and I’m happy to report its sequel is an improvement in a...
17:17, 07/04/2019

Watch the 'Super Mario Maker 2' Nintendo Direct here If you're excited for Super Mario Maker 2, you'll want to watch the dedicated Nintendo Direct livestream tonight at 6PM ET (3PM PT, 11PM GMT)....
00:00, 05/16/2019

Mario Gonzalez, Father of Golf in Brazil, Is Dead at 96 A master teacher, he was content to stay in Brazil. “If he had played more on the PGA Tour,” one golfer said, “I am sure he would be in the Hall of Fame.”...
12:51, 08/02/2019

Hot Wheels Wants You to Channel Your Inner Child and Buy This Mario Kart Track If you thought the only way you could play Mario Kart was on your Nintendo Switch, you’re wrong. And no, we don’t mean you can play the game on your N64. You can channel your inner child and get a Hot Wheels Mario Kart track. Hot Wheels and Nintendo teamed up to introduce a product no one thought th...
01:51, 06/26/2019

Grab Some Friends and Save $10 On Super Mario Party You’re forgiven if you haven’t given Mario Party much thought in the last decade, but Super Mario Party seems like a return to form for the minigame-based party series, and you can grab a copy from Amazon today for $50, a $10....
21:51, 05/03/2019

Best Nintendo Wii games: from Super Mario to Metroid, Zelda and beyond Nintendo's all-time top-selling home console was a massive success, to say the least, but also enormously divisive. By focusing on accessibility and affordability, the Wii reached millions of players who might not have otherwise bought a pricier, more powerful console. That's great!However...
14:34, 08/26/2019

Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge Celebrity chef Mario Batali, whose career crumbled amid several sexual misconduct accusations, pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. (May 24)        ...
17:17, 05/24/2019

How To Use Mario Maker 2's Tricky 'Scroll-Stop' Feature How’s your Super Mario Maker 2 going? Making some Marios? Trying out some of the cool new features? One of the most subtle but powerful new tricks you can do with the Switch version of Nintendo’s brilliant creation game can really change how you build your Mario levels, but it can be tricky to use....
23:51, 07/16/2019

Mario Kart Tour boosts onto iOS and Android in September Mario Kart Tour is about to launch for iOS and Android mobile devices. It features a tour system where Nintendo will swap out courses every two weeks.Read More...
08:00, 08/27/2019

Heads Up: Mario Maker Is Finally Coming To Switch This week we’re cashing checks in Hitman 2, clashing katanas in Samurai Shodown, and tinkering around in Super Mario Maker 2. Here’s your heads up for the things making waves, both big and small, this week in the world of games and beyond. Watch the video above or read a transcript below....
20:51, 06/24/2019

Mario Maker Contest: Short And Sweet, Winners! Last week I asked the readers of Kotaku to fire up their Nintendo Switch consoles and make some Mario levels. But keep them short and sweet. I got a bunch of entries and had a (mostly) great time playing them all....
08:17, 07/28/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 Recreated In LittleBigPlanet 3 Looks Stunning Someone has been hard at work making a faithful adaptation of Super Mario Maker 2 inside LittleBigPlanet 3, and the results look so good you can hardly tell the difference....
05:51, 07/02/2019

Mario Andretti relives his sole Indy 500 win 50 years later SportsPulse: Racing legend Mario Andretti looks back on one of the greatest accomplishments of his incredible career: winning the 1969 Indy 500.        ...
01:51, 05/03/2019

The Internet Has Some Ideas For More Mario Maker 2 Game Styles Leave an empty space on a promotional image, and the internet will fill it for you. This is as certain as the sun rising in the East and setting in the West and gravity keeping us all from spinning out into space....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Nintendo's Dr. Mario World coming to Android and iOS in July Nintendo's next mobile game is coming sooner than we expected. The Japanese company has just announced that Dr. Mario World will be making its debut on Android and iOS no later than July 10, and, more importantly, it will be free to play. Obviously, there will be in-app purchases, but those will be ...
06:17, 06/18/2019

Dr. Mario World: release date, trailer and first impressions Like bad medicine, we've been served a lot of mediocre puzzle games on mobile in recent years – mostly an endless parade of poor Candy Crash clones. Good news: Nintendo is trying to put a change that by calling in its head doctor.Dr. Mario World for iOS and Android has brought its nearly...
18:17, 07/09/2019

DJI's Robomaster S1 Is the Closest Thing to RC Mario Kart, and It's a Blast DJI is already the worldwide leader for drones, and despite recently taking aim at GoPro with new Osmo Action, it’s venturing into yet another market with the new Robomaster S1. While this might seem like a move out of left field, DJI’s robotics efforts are actually quite well established in Asia th...
07:34, 06/12/2019

The next 'Mario & Sonic Olympics' game has a retro 2D mode Over the past 12 years, Nintendo and Sega have faithfully published their mashup, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, to correspond with the iconic sporting event. The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo will be a homecoming of sorts for the two mascots, who......
20:00, 08/20/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 Won’t Let You Play Online With Friends Nintendo showed off Super Mario Maker 2’s new four-player competitive and co-op online modes earlier this month, and the company has now confirmed that players will only be able to matchmake online with random people, not their friends....
00:17, 05/29/2019

Super Mario Maker 2's Boo Button Can't Stop This Nonsense Today on Highlight Reel we have Mario Maker nightmare machines, undersea kingdoms in Breath of the Wild, Sekiro nightmares, and much more...
05:51, 07/02/2019

Reap what you sow: Mario Del Curto's world of vegetation – in pictures The Swiss photographer took a 10-year journey around the globe to consider the relationship between the human and plant worlds – from the boxwood topiary of France to the motorway bridge gardens of Dubai• Mario Del Curto’s Vegetal Humanity, As Gardens Unfurl exhibition is at the Rencontres D’Arles 2...
12:34, 07/23/2019

Donald Trump Has a Point About Mario Draghi and the Euro The economic messaging of the president was as hypocritical as ever, but the relative strength of the euro will figure highly in the thinking of the ECB. ...
19:51, 06/19/2019

'Mario Kart Tour' comes to Android and iOS on September 25th Mario Kart Tour was supposed to be available in March 2019 until Nintendo delayed its release to give it a bit more polish. Now, the gaming giant is finally ready to roll it out and has announced an official launch date for its mobile-friendly racing......
14:34, 08/27/2019

Twitch Uses Mario Reference To Let Viewers Know Ninja Left Last Thursday, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins announced he was leaving Twitch to stream exclusively on Mixer. Twitch has subsequently added a tongue-in-cheek reference to the original Super Mario Bros. at the top of his channel to mark the popular streamer’s departure....
19:00, 08/05/2019

New Glitch Leads To Fastest Mario Kart 7 Track Time Did you know Daisy has a cruise ship? And also that it’s full of holes? Nearly eight years after the game’s release, Mario Kart 7 players have found a new way to glitch through the vessel’s hull and complete the course in under a minute. That’s the shortest time of any track in all of Mario Kart 7....
21:51, 08/13/2019

Mario Maker 2’s Hell Level Is Even Worse In Counter-Strike Sometimes, you’ve just got to dust off an old classic. And ruin it. Last month, that’s exactly what one Mario Maker 2 player did with the original Super Mario Bros’ opening level, transforming it into a lava stick hellscape for freaks who like to be voraciously licked by slavering flame tongues. The...
10:51, 08/13/2019

Mario Maker 2 Online Multiplayer Is Laggy, Too Basic, And Tons Of Fun Super Mario Maker 2 is the first Mario game to include online multiplayer, and it’s exactly what you’d expect from Nintendo: The tech kinda sucks, the implementation is extremely bare-bones, and despite all of that, it’s a lot of fun....
02:51, 06/29/2019

Mario Kart Tour Is Pretty Good When It’s Not Nickel And Diming You The Mario Kart Tour beta is now live for Android users in the United States. I’ve had some time to check out how Nintendo’s upcoming free-to-play mobile game adapts the beloved kart racing series for smartphones. The answer is a mostly faithful but stripped-down recreation of Mario Kart decked out w...
22:34, 05/22/2019

26 Years Later, Here's A Deleted Scene From The Super Mario Bros. Movie As terrible as it was, the 1993 Mario Bros. movie has a cult following online, led by the dedicated team at SMBmovie.com, who have spent years cataloguing and uploading everything you’d ever want to know—and a lot of stuff you wouldn’t—about the film. In May, they hit paydirt: They got hold of an ol...
22:00, 08/16/2019

June 2019 NPD: Super Mario and Crash Bandicoot top the chart It's time for the June 2019 NPD report for the video games industry. Super Mario Maker 2 came out on top for the month, and Crash Team Racing was No. 2.Read More...
01:51, 07/19/2019

Nintendo Will Add Friend Matching To Mario Maker 2 Online Play Last month we reported that Super Mario Maker 2 would not allow players to matchmake with friends for online play. The news did not go over well. Now it’s going to reverse course with an update....
22:00, 06/11/2019

Nintendo lets you share twice as many 'Super Mario Maker 2' courses Super Mario Maker 2 is as much about building your own Mario courses as it is playing through the millions of stages other players have already uploaded. But many players have already hit the limit of how many courses they can upload at once, forcing......
08:34, 07/25/2019

Even Your Offline Mario Maker 2 Levels Aren’t Safe From Deletion Nintendo will delete Mario Maker levels from its servers for any number of reasons, be they glitches, inappropriate content, or unspecified offenses that leave creators baffled. This practice can be frustrating, but it was previously confined to levels that had already been uploaded and thus were ob...
04:51, 07/25/2019

Get a Bunch of Cult-Favorite Mario Badescu Products For 25% Off at Ulta Has the change in weather been messing with your skin? Don’t freak out, because right now you can get 25% off of all Mario Badescu products at Ulta. It is time to stock up on cult favorites, like the effective acne spot treatment Drying Lotion, which you can get in a glass bottle or plastic bottle f...
22:51, 05/09/2019

The New Mario & Sonic Olympics Game Lets You Play As 2D Characters Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is kicking it old school. The latest installment of the all-star mascot competition, due out November 5 for the Switch, adds ten sprite-based 2D events to its normal selection of 3D fare. Look at pixel Mario’s tiny legs go!...
17:34, 08/20/2019

Mario Kart Tour release date, price and trailer Nintendo's smartphone games shrink down their source experience to enjoy on the go, and the next one is big: Mario Kart Tour. This will be the third mobile Mario game, following Super Mario Run and Dr. Mario World - but of course, on the go-karts and tracks beloved by gamers for decades.Mario K...
00:34, 09/18/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 price is $5 off ahead of Amazon Prime Day Amazon Prime Day 2019 is only two weeks from today, and there are deals coming out ahead of it – like $5 off the just-released Super Mario Maker 2 for the Nintendo Switch.Like its predecessor, Super Mario Maker 2 lets players create their own side-scrolling platformer levels with familiar fea...
00:17, 07/02/2019

Mario 64 Expert Climbs One Of The Game's Trickiest Levels Without Jumping Scott “pannenkoek2012" Buchanan is a Super Mario 64 expert known best for achieving memetic status thanks to a complex trick that involved “parallel universes” to complete. Buchanan is a master of the “A press challenge,” which involves clearing levels without jumping. He’s back at it again wit...
23:51, 08/12/2019

Players have created over 2 million levels on ‘Super Mario Maker 2’ Super Mario Maker 2 players are having a busy summer. Nintendo announced today that players have uploaded 2 million courses on the level creator since its worldwide release on June 28th. The highly-anticipated Nintendo Switch sequel to Super Mario Ma......
15:34, 07/10/2019

Nintendo brings 'Dr. Mario World' to Android and iOS on July 10th Earlier this year Nintendo announced that its Dr. Mario puzzle game would return in a new iteration for mobile devices, and now Dr. Mario World has a release date: July 10th. Set to appear on Android and iOS (and available for pre-order via either of......
06:34, 06/18/2019

'Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games' will feature three 'Dream Events' The Mario and Sonic series will feature three new "Dream Events" in its upcoming 2020 Tokyo edition. Nintendo offered a glimpse today at the three events in a trailer for the game, which will be released exclusively on Nintendo Switch this November.......
20:51, 09/16/2019

Football transfer rumours: Mario Mandzukic to Manchester United? Today’s tell-all is praying for more rain While Manchester United are ready to cease in their attempt to lure Paulo Dybala from Juventus, due in no small part to their frustration at the Argentinian’s financial demands, Juventus have suggested Mario Mandzukic as a makeweight in a deal that could see...
13:34, 08/05/2019

Chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge BOSTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali has pleaded not guilty to an allegation that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. The court entered a not guilty plea to a charge of indecent assault and battery on Batali’s behalf during a brief hearing in a Boston cou...
15:34, 05/24/2019

Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty In Sexual Assault Case UPDATE: In a Boston courtroom today, Mario Batali pleaded not guilty to a charge that he allegedly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. He was released without bail and is not......
16:51, 05/24/2019

'Super Mario Maker 2' is another love letter to Nintendo’s 2D platformers  It's impossible to play Super Mario Maker 2 without having a huge smile on your face. It's a total deconstruction of what makes Nintendo's 2D platforming franchise so special. You're just a plumber, standing on a stage, hoping to make it to the goal......
16:17, 06/26/2019

Mario Williams caught on video allegedly sneaking into ex’s apartment Former NFL No. 1 draft pick Mario Williams is facing trespassing charges after allegedly trying to enter his ex-girlfriend’s apartment using a pilfered garage-door opener and then engaging in a heated confrontation with the woman that was captured on video. In the video footage, published Wedn...
20:34, 08/21/2019

Mario Draghi Saved the Euro. Will His Successor Be Equally Committed? The exiting president of the E.C.B. famously vowed to do “whatever it takes” to preserve the eurozone currency. It is unclear whether whoever follows him can be counted on to do the same....
06:17, 06/17/2019

Odds Of Beating A Particularly Devious Mario Maker Level Are 1 In 7.5 Million There have been over two million attempts to beat a Mario Maker level called Lucky Draw, and seemingly all of them have failed because, well, they just haven’t gotten lucky enough yet....
22:34, 05/29/2019

'Super Mario Maker 2' will offer online multiplayer with friends For all the improvements to online features in Super Mario Maker 2, multiplayer is oddly limited -- you can play with random people on the internet, but not your friends. That won't be true forever, thankfully. Producer Takashi Tezuka has confirmed t......
10:00, 06/12/2019

'Super Mario Maker 2' has a story mode and online multiplayer Super Mario Maker 2 is an update to 2015's level-creating masterpiece for the Wii U, and it features a slew of new tools. Nintendo broke down a few of these fresh features during a livestream today, including details about the game's story mode and o......
07:17, 05/16/2019

You can download Nintendo’s ‘Dr. Mario World’ mobile game for free right now Shortly after Nintendo announced that Dr. Mario World would launch on iOS and Android on, Wednesday, July 10th, the mobile puzzle game suddenly went live on the iOS App Store a day early. Nintendo announced its partnership with Line Corp. for a Dr. Mario mobile game earlier this year, and a few mont...
20:17, 07/09/2019

Grab the Shockingly Great Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle For Just $20 If you like XCOM, and you like Mario, the best thing you’ll buy today is Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, which I’ve been playing pretty much nonstop for the last week. It’s just $20 on Amazon right now, so buy it today, and spend some of your savings on the Donkey Kong DLC....
20:34, 05/07/2019

Mario Balotelli close to joining Brescia after turning down Flamengo Striker set to agree three-year deal with Serie A sideHe scored eight goals for Marseille in 12 league gamesMario Balotelli is set to join Brescia on a three-year deal after turning down an offer from Flamengo in Brazil. Related: Transfer window 2019 – every summer deal from Europe's top five leagu...
17:34, 08/14/2019

'Dr. Mario World' will make a new generation of virus-killing addicts Was anyone really asking for a mobile Dr. Mario game? That was my immediate thought when Nintendo announced Dr. Mario World, its new free-to-play mobile title for iOS and Android, which launches on Wednesday July 10th. Then I realized Nintendo would......
18:00, 07/08/2019

Three Incredible Mario Kart Wii Shortcut Glitches Discovered Within 24 Hours Mario Kart Wii remains the best-selling game in the series, and despite being over a decade old, players are still discovering new secrets hidden deep inside its 32 courses. Just last week, three new shortcuts were discovered, continuing the race to try and find one for every course in the game....
02:17, 07/20/2019

DOT patching road signs that left out ‘M.’ in ‘Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge’ What’s in a name? Or in the case of New York’s new Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, what’s not in it? Roughly year-old signs for the long suburban bridge are being patched over because they don’t bear the former governor’s middle initial, the state Department of Transportation said Thursday. Department s...
15:00, 08/16/2019

‘Mario Kart Tour’ will hit iPhone and Android on September 25th It’s finally happening, Mario Kart fans, Nintendo’s mobile version of the game is almost ready to launch on iPhone and Android, as the company revealed the app’s release date. You only need to wait for a little under a month to install Mario Kart Tour on your smartphone or tablet, ...
15:34, 08/27/2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he 'absolutely agrees' with comment that Trump is an 'illegitimate president' AP Photo/Michael Dwyer During a campaign event in New Hampshire, former Vice President Joe Biden said he agreed with a woman who said that President Donald Trump is an "illegitimate president in my mind." This is Biden's first trip to New Hampshire since announcing his 2020 presidential run last mo...
06:51, 05/16/2019

Tunisian parliament speaker to be sworn in as interim president after president's death The speaker of Tunisia's parliament, Mohamed Ennaceur, will be sworn in as interim president later on Thursday, the deputy parliament speaker said, following the announcement of the death of 92-year-old president Beji Caid Essebsi....
15:17, 07/25/2019

Mark Levin: President Trump 'the most abused president in American history' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on Democrats Wednesday night and called President Trump the "most abused president in American history."...
09:34, 05/23/2019

Joe Biden Denounces Report Trump Urged Ukraine President to Investigate the Former Vice President’s Son (WASHINGTON) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday decried reports that President Donald Trump urged the president of Ukraine to look into his son’s business dealings there. Biden said in a statement that if the reports are true, “Then there is truly no bottom to President Tr...
19:51, 09/21/2019

President Trump Claims Credit for Shell Plant Announced in 2012 Under President Obama MONACA, Pa. — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for the construction of a major manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvania as he tries to reinvigorate supporters in the Rust Belt towns that sent him to the White House in 2016. Trump visited Shell’s soon-to-be compl...
03:51, 08/14/2019

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Trump and Macron originally planted the European sessile oak together in April 2018 when Macron made h...
01:34, 06/13/2019

Nintendo deletes popular Mario Maker 2 level for unexplained reasons Enlarge / A scene from the creation of the since-deleted "Kai-Zero G" in Super Mario Maker 2. (credit: YouTube / GrandPooBear) The unexplained removal of one of the most popular, ultra-difficult Super Mario Maker 2 courses is raising concerns about Nintendo's moderation policies for the popular Sw...
22:51, 07/16/2019

Twitch App Lets Viewers Mess With People Playing Mario, Metroid, And More The idea underlying Twitch extension Crowd Control is not wholly new. Since the dawn of time, people have messed with each others’ games for laughs. In the beginning, there was Lucy pulling the football away from Charlie Brown. These days, there are games like Choice Chamber, where users in Twitch c...
10:17, 05/15/2019

Déjà Poo: Nintendo Deletes Another Mario Maker Level By Popular Speedrunner A popular Mario speedrunner and Mario Maker level creator said Tuesday morning that Nintendo is once again deleting his Mario Maker levels, this time targeting his popular Super Expert course in Super Mario Maker 2 for the Switch, called “Pile of Poo: Kai-Zero G.”...
23:51, 07/16/2019

Super Mario Maker 2’s paid online mode won’t let you matchmake with friends A first for any Super Mario game: online play. This expands upon the local-multiplayer insanity of the New Super Mario Bros. series. [credit: Nintendo ] Most of the news to come out of a re...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Super Mario Maker 2’s Endless Challenge lets you skip levels Super Mario Maker 2's Endless Challenge mode is a great way to experience a lot of player-created levels, but it's not going to turn into an esport.Read More...
23:34, 06/25/2019

Nintendo is holding an online 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' tournament this Sunday Top-tier Mario Kart 8 Deluxe players better limber up with some thumb exercises. Nintendo has announced a North American online tournament which will take place on Nintendo's Switch Online service from 1 PM to 11 PM ET on September 22nd. The top eigh......
06:00, 09/18/2019

GameStop's Offering a Super Mario Maker 2 and Switch Online Bundle For Just $70 Right now, GameStop is offering Super Mario Maker 2 and a 12-Month Switch Online Bundle for just $70. The game is currently on pre-order for $60 in most stores and the subscription retails for $20. Add that up, and it’s basically a $10 discount on a game and service you’d probably want to own anyway...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Mario Maker Level Locks You In A Room With A Goomba And Your Darkest Thoughts A lot of the Mario Maker levels that go viral are pretty universally deranged. They’re usually levels made in the “kaizo” style, impossibly hard courses for expert-level Mario players to speedrun. It’s easy to see why these are widely shared online: We like spectacle. Mario games are easy to parse—a...
01:00, 07/26/2019

Nintendo Doubles Super Mario Maker 2 Level Upload Limit Super Mario Maker 2 has been out more than enough time for the most prolific creators to create tons of strange story missions, Kaizo deathtraps, and classic homages. It’s also been out for enough time to reach the course creation limit. Super Mario Maker 2 is doubling that limit, allowing players t...
16:17, 07/24/2019

Mario Lopez apologizes for 'ignorant' comments about parenting and gender identity TV personality Mario Lopez has apologized for comments made during a recent podcast appearance in which he said it was "dangerous" for parents to allow their children to pick their gender identities at young ages....
05:17, 08/01/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 review: A great sequel, playable on a better console Enlarge / The swinging crane makes for some interesting puzzle options. When I reviewed the first Super Mario Maker in 2015, I lamented that the game didn't debut years earlier as a Wii U console launch title. No other game before or since so easily showed off the benefits of that 2012 system’s ...
16:34, 06/26/2019

We don't know why people are complaining, our dad could totally beat this Mario Maker level if he wanted to In what’s turned out to be the best news for sadists since the first human killed the first cow, then dyed the leather black and glued a bunch of spikes to it, Nintendo put out Super Mario Maker 2 a few weeks ago, inviting millions of players to try to do what they’ve been making look easy for years...
07:34, 07/18/2019

Mario Maker 2 Player Finds Useful Trick For Making Randomized Levels Make a brand new stage in Super Mario Maker 2 and you may find that objects which had an element of random chance in the first Mario Maker are now completely predictable. Clown cars, for example, will always start traveling in the same direction rather than picking one randomly. One player figured o...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Dr. Mario World Copies The Worst Mechanics of Mobile Gaming and It's Our Fault Back in 2015 when Nintendo announced that it would start developing games for smartphones and tablets, I was excited by the prospect of playing Nintendo classics like Mario, Animal Crossing, and others without having to drag a console around (even consoles as portable as the Switch, which at the tim...
03:00, 07/09/2019

Lavish home of late ‘prince of chintz’ Mario Buatta to hit market Late interior decorator Mario Buatta, known as “the prince of chintz,” famously decorated the homes of clients including Barbara Walters, Billy Joel, Mariah Carey and Patricia Altschul. Now Buatta’s home, at 120 E. 80th St., is about to hit the market for $4.9 million. A full parlor floor, the...
08:34, 08/22/2019

Mario Lopez walks back remarks on kids and gender identity Mario Lopez has apologized for telling conservative commentator Candace Owens that it’s “dangerous” and “alarming” for parents to honor the wishes of young children who identify with a gender other than the one assigned at birth...
06:17, 08/02/2019

This ‘Mario Maker’ level is the most stressful video-game clip you’ll ever watch A monster with Mario Maker 2 turned the first level many of us had ever played into a fiery hellscape from which, as of Tuesday afternoon, only five people had emerged unscathed....
05:17, 07/17/2019

Clever Player Creates First-Person Dungeon-Crawler In Mario Maker 2 The Mario Maker series offers creators an expansive suite of tools with which to build punishing, unique, or thought-provoking levels. A recent level uses these tools to meticulously recreate the first-person adventure style of old-school dungeon-crawlers like Ultima and Might and Magic in Super Mar...
06:00, 08/09/2019

How to watch Nintendo’s ‘Super Mario Maker 2’ Direct live stream The Switch is primed for a big holiday season with Animal Crossing, Pokemon Sword and Shield, and The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening remake, but yet another major release is right around the corner. Nintendo announced Super Mario Maker 2 during a February Nintendo Direct presentation, revea...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 on Switch has hit 2 million player-made courses When Nintendo released the first Super Mario Maker title on its Wii U console in 2015, it became an instant classic due to its star feature – allowing players to design their own levels for Mario to traverse and to play those created by others.The result was a wide swathe of levels designed b...
07:00, 07/10/2019

Playing As Luigi In Super Mario Maker 2 Probably Won't Help You Complete Levels Faster Last week, after a few individual level records were broken in Super Mario Maker 2 using Luigi, a question began to form: Was Mario’s lanky brother somehow faster? Was playing as the Big L essential for getting records? After some investigating, there’s now an answer: probably not....
18:51, 07/17/2019

This Super Mario battle royale game challenges you to outrun 74 other Marios After PUBG introduced the world to the concept of ‘battle royale’ games, a number of games in the genre starting cropping up overnight including Fortnite, Apex Legends and Tetris 99. Now, there’s a new battle royale game in the house that tests your Super Mario Bros. skills, app...
06:00, 06/19/2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing assault charge in Boston BOSTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing a criminal charge on allegations that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office says Batali is scheduled to be arraigned Friday on a charge of indecent assault and batt...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Eataly ends relationship with Mario Batali amid misconduct scandal Chef Mario Batali, whose career crumbled amid sexual misconduct allegations, no longer owns a stake in Italian marketplace Eataly.        ...
02:51, 08/18/2019

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to consider G7 funding for Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he would only consider a $20 million offer from the G7 to help fight wildfires in the Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes to him for comments he found insulting....
05:00, 08/28/2019

Surprise! Beloved President Ronald Reagan Was a Racist: Unearthed Call to Then-President Nixon Proves It History has been kind to former President Ronald Reagan. In death, the story of Reagan, the racist actor-turned-racist president has morphed into Reagan, the conservative maverick whose vision for America created the blueprint for “self-reliance.”...
07:51, 08/01/2019

Iran’s President Rouhani mocks President Trump, says the White House is ‘afflicted by mental retardation’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s President Rouhani mocks President Trump, says the White House is ‘afflicted by mental retardation’...
10:51, 06/25/2019

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White House on Monday that he could impose tariffs of 25%, or “much higher than 25%” on $300 bill...
03:17, 06/11/2019

‘An Honor Mr. President.’ Chrissy Teigen Claps Back at President Trump’s ‘Filthy-Mouthed Wife’ Jab on Twitter It was an eventful Sunday night on Twitter, as President Donald Trump took to the platform to share his thoughts about singer John Legend‘s prison reform activism — and called out Chrissy Teigen, the model, cookbook author, show host and popular Twitter personality, referring to her as L...
05:17, 09/10/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 is out today, which means many makers are making Marios as we speak. Super Mario Maker 2 is out today, which means many makers are making Marios as we speak. So we wanna Make a Super Mario, Too—on our Twitch channel!...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Tuesday's Best Deals: Edifier Speakers, Super Mario Odyssey, Backcountry Gear, and More A couple of Edifier bookshelf speakers, Super Mario Odyssey, and up to 40% off Climb Gear at Backcountry lead of Tuesday’s best deals from around the web....
17:34, 08/20/2019

'Saved by the Bell' star Mario Lopez reflects on 30th anniversary of show The first episode of "Saved by the Bell" premiered on August 20, 1989, on NBC and now, nearly 30 years after the beloved teen sitcom first aired, actor and entertainment TV host Mario Lopez is reflecting on the milestone....
13:00, 07/25/2019

In honor of Far From Home, let's make some Spider-Man-themed levels in Super Mario Maker 2 Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?...
07:17, 07/05/2019

Mario Kart Tour mobile game is out in closed beta for Android users The next Nintendo mobile game, Mario Kart Tour, is officially out, but only in closed beta in the US and Japan and only on Android. Players and news outlets have already reported it’s a faithful 3D racing experience...with microtransactions and multiple in-game currencies.That’s right ...
01:51, 05/23/2019

Peers, fellow competitors share 15 of the best Mario Andretti stories you've never heard You know everything there is to know about Mario Andretti. At least you thought you knew everything about Mario Andretti.        ...
22:00, 05/25/2019

Queer Eye's Karamo Brown Calls Out Mario Lopez Over Comments About Transgender Kids Karamo Brown is ready to talk when Mario Lopez is. The Extra co-host has recently made headlines for comments he made in a June interview on PragerU's The Candace Owens Show. During......
00:51, 08/01/2019

Amazon Constructed a Super Mario Maker 2 Preorder Discount, For Prime Members Only Amazon’s $10 video game preorder credits seem to have gone the way of the dodo, but that doesn’t mean you can’t save a few bucks. Super Mario Maker 2 for Switch is discounted to $52 right now for Prime members, the best price we’ve seen so far. Note: Discount shown at checkout....
00:34, 06/19/2019

‘Mario Kart Tour’ is a surprisingly faithful take on Nintendo’s popular racing game Although Nintendo has more than a few anticipated games set to launch in 2019, few are as intriguing as Mario Kart Tour — a mobile take on the company’s popular kart racing series. This week, Nintendo kicked off a closed beta for the game, and I was lucky enough to score an invite and sp...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Nintendo announces 'Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2' at E3, 'Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Nintendo announced a number of new games coming to the Switch console during its E3 Direct presentation including a sequel to "Zelda: Breath of the Wild."...
21:17, 06/11/2019

Mario creator Miyamoto counters cloud gaming hype (but don’t count Nintendo out) Cloud gaming — however a company chooses to define that — is shaping up to be a big part of the next generation of consoles and other platforms. But Mario creator and Nintendo veteran Shigeru Miyamoto says his company won’t be so quick to jump on the bandwagon. Speaking to shareholders at Nint...
07:52, 07/06/2019

Federal corruption investigation involves UAW president, former president A source says the criminal complaint against UAW Region 5 Director Vance Pearson refers to UAW President Gary Jones and his predecessor.       ...
08:34, 09/14/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade optimism lifts Latam markets; Brazil cheers stimulus Latin American markets rose on Wednesday as optimism from U.S.-China trade talks offset concerns of slowing global growth, while a new policy to control Brazil's fiscal woes and provide stimulus to the economy boosted sentiment. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday it was a ...
22:51, 07/24/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade optimism lifts Latam assets; Brazil markets cheer stimulus Latin American assets rose on Wednesday as investors held on to optimism from U.S.-China trade talks offsetting concerns of slowing global growth, while a new policy to control Brazil's fiscal woes and provide stimulus to the economy boosted sentiment. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow s...
18:34, 07/24/2019

'Mortal Kombat' and 'Super Mario Kart' join the Video Game Hall of Fame Sorry, Half-Life fans, you'll have to wait at least another year to see the classic FPS make it into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The National Museum of Play has announced this year's batch of inductees: Mortal Kombat, Super Mario Kart, Colossa......
21:34, 05/02/2019

Speedrunner Smashes A Computer-Assisted Super Mario Bros. Record By A Single Frame A tool-assisted Super Mario Bros. speedrun category that had seen no significant improvements for years may be getting a second wind after a single-frame improvement submitted by runner Maru370....
11:51, 05/02/2019

Mario Kart Tour beta hands-on: Microtransactions land like a nasty blue shell Enlarge / This is the only Mario Kart Tour closed beta image we're officially allowed to share. (credit: Nintendo) Nintendo's first racing game for smartphones, Mario Kart Tour, is barreling like a red shell toward a free-to-play launch on iOS and Android later this year. But today's kickoff of a ...
22:34, 05/22/2019

Arsenal and Man Utd in Mario Lemina transfer race as clubs battle for £18m-rated Southampton midfielder Arsenal and Manchester United will have to cough up at least £18million by next week if they want to secure a deal for Southampton midfielder Mario Lemina....
13:00, 07/09/2019

The legends of 1969: Mario Andretti’s unlikely Indy 500 victory filled with racing lore Mario Andretti shares the stories of his strange path to victory in 1969 Indy 500 as the 50th anniversary approaches.        ...
04:51, 05/17/2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to groping woman at Boston restaurant Celebrity chef and former television star Mario Batali appeared in a Boston courtroom on Friday, where a not-guilty plea was entered on his behalf to a criminal charge that he forcibly groped and kissed a woman at a restaurant in 2017....
18:17, 05/24/2019

Singer Alanis Morissette, rapper Mario Treadway announce the birth of son Winter Mercy Alanis Morissette and Mario Treadway's new son won't feel left out. Little Winter Mercy joins brother Ever Imre, 8, and sister Onyx Solace, 2.        ...
06:17, 08/13/2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing criminal charge in alleged Boston assault It's the first criminal charge against Batali resulting from several sexual harassment and assault allegations that crippled his career amid the #MeToo movement....
11:00, 05/23/2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali to face indecent assault charge in Boston court Celebrity chef and former television star Mario Batali is due in a Boston court on Friday to face a criminal charge that he forcibly groped and kissed a woman at a restaurant in 2017....
14:51, 05/24/2019

Galatasaray sign Radamel Falcao as Mario Lemina and Florin Andone join on loan Galatasaray sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao from Monaco as Florin Andone and Mario Lemina join on season-long loans from Brighton and Southampton....
02:00, 09/03/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 Creation Tips From A Nintendo Icon And A Level Design Guru Need advice for Super Mario Maker 2? The game’s producer Takashi Tezuka has five helpful tips, and Chris Totten, the author of An Architectural Approach to Level Design, has ten more....
12:34, 07/02/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Warped Pipes: How Super Mario Land Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Warped Pipes: How Super Mario Land 2 Fits Into The Timeline • With All Due Respect: You Were Wrong About Battleborn • TAY Retro: NES - Ninja Gaiden [TV Commercial, NA] • Becoming A Game Informant - The Way There...
23:17, 06/05/2019

A comedian who played a president on TV just became Ukraine's president On April 21, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who played a president in a popular Ukrainian TV series, defeated incumbent president Petro Poroshenko in a landslide, garnering 73.2% of the vote to Poroshenko’s 24.4%....
18:51, 04/28/2019

I spent an hour playing the crazy upcoming 'Super Mario' game where you can play unlimited levels and create your own — here's what it's like Nintendo Nintendo's next major "Super Mario" game is headed to the Nintendo Switch in late June. The new game, "Super Mario Maker 2," is a long-awaited sequel to a cult classic Mario title from Nintendo's failed Wii U console. I got a chance to play "Super Mario Maker 2" at a recent event in New Yo...
21:51, 05/28/2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali to be arraigned on indecent assault charge, accused of grabbing woman's chest Despite saying in December that he was a “lucky man” following a “bad” 2018, the celebrity chef is now facing a criminal charge in connection with 2017 sexual assault allegation. ...
21:34, 05/23/2019

Dr. Mario World Is Classic Puzzle Gaming, With The Good And Bad Of Mobile Gaming Nintendo’s mobile games have ranged from the simplified platforming of Super Mario Run to the light strategy gacha Fire Emblem Heroes. It’s only natural that the company would move out to puzzle games. At least initially, their upcoming game Dr. Mario World is a fun little blast of brainteasing, but...
19:51, 07/08/2019

Mario Andretti at abandoned Nazareth Speedway: ‘It’s not a happy reunion’ As the 50th anniversary of his Indianapolis 500 victory approaches, Mario Andretti take us back to Nazareth, Pennsylvania.        ...
12:34, 05/20/2019

Mario Lopez regrets his 'ignorant and insensitive' comments about transgender children "Moving forward I will be more informed and thoughtful,” Mario Lopez said amid backlash resulting from his comments about transgender children.        ...
21:17, 07/31/2019

Nintendo Direct May CONFIRMED: Super Mario Maker 2 headlines 15-minute Nintendo stream Nintendo has unceremoniously dumped a new announcement on us: we'll be getting more Super Mario Maker 2 news TOMORROW - here's everything you need to know....
18:34, 05/14/2019

This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. I am amazed at the deep cut of automotive history this team chose as its theme, and wish the drivers the best of luck. It will be a joy to watch this thing motoring about at NJMP this weekend. Maybe ...
05:34, 06/08/2019

Three Generations of Andretti's Predict Indy 500 While Playing Mario's Classic Sega Game Mario Andretti won the Indy 500 50 years ago, his grandson Marco will compete in the race this year. Watch as Marco races his father Michael on Sega.        ...
16:34, 05/21/2019

Cease-and-desist transforms Mario Royale into DMCA Royale Enlarge / Mario? Who is Mario? My name is Infringio, and I'm a completely original character. (credit: Inferno Plus) Web-based game Mario Royale attracted quite a bit of attention last week by taking Nintendo's well-known mascot and placing him next to 74 other human-controlled doppelgangers in a ...
18:34, 06/25/2019

The Democrats Are Not an Opposition Party Donald Trump’s approval numbers are on the rise, to the point where, according to one analysis, he would have majority support in enough states to carry the Electoral College if the 2020 election were held today. This is happening despite the fact that Trump’s immigration policy continues to garner ...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Pakistan Opposition Leader Is Arrested Former Pakistan President Asif Zardari was arrested on Monday on longstanding money-laundering charges in a move opponents of the government said was part of a clampdown on them directed by the government and military....
17:51, 06/10/2019

| Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest Zimbabwean police have outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city, the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change has said....
17:00, 08/21/2019

Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run despite GOP opposition Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year....
13:34, 05/17/2019

Opposition rallies again to get Albanian PM to quit Supporters of Albanian opposition parties rallied on Saturday to ask Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit and pave the way to fresh polls, dispersing after throwing firecrackers and flares to police who responded with water jets and tear gas....
11:00, 06/09/2019

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held the first day of a strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers over the transition to democracy....
15:17, 05/28/2019

| Zimbabwean opposition MP charged with treason Zimbabwean MP Job Sikhala, vice-chairman of the opposition MDC party, has been charged with treason for allegedly saying he wanted to overthrow the president....
17:00, 07/09/2019

PNG opposition says new defections mean it has enough support to oust PM Opponents of Papua New Guinea (PNG) Prime Minister Peter O'Neill said on Friday they had mustered enough support in parliament to oust him over a range of grievances including a gas deal with France's Total , which critics have questioned....
12:34, 05/24/2019

‘We Will Win Again,’ Opposition Vows in Istanbul Election Do-Over A day after the authorities annulled a result that embarrassed President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, several minor candidates withdrew to avoid splitting the vote....
16:17, 05/07/2019

UK opposition leader Corbyn: We must have an election Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday Theresa May was right to resign as prime minister and whoever replaced her as leader of the Conservative Party must call an election....
12:34, 05/24/2019

| Cameroon opposition leader kidnapped again The chairperson of Cameroon's main opposition party, Ni John Fru Ndi, has been kidnapped again in the English speaking Northwest Region, two months after an initial abduction, his party says....
14:51, 06/29/2019

Opposition lawmaker in Georgia kept on bail TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — A court in Georgia has turned down prosecutors’ request to jail an opposition lawmaker who faces charges of inciting disorder at a protest last week. The court in the capital, Tbilisi, on Thursday ruled against the prosecutors’ motion to jail Niki Melia and ordere...
16:00, 06/27/2019

What Is RTI Amendment Bill And Why The Opposition Is Against It: 5 Points The Lok Sabha today passed a bill to amend the Right To Information (RTI) Act amid allegations from opposition parties that it was being diluted. The opposition -- which wants the amendment bill sent......
17:17, 07/22/2019

| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morgan Tsvangirai, the party says....
20:34, 05/27/2019

'Mortal Kombat,' and 'Super Mario Kart' are 2019 Video Game Hall of Fame inductees The 2019 class of World Video Game Hall of Fame inductees includes three games you probably heard of, including Solitaire, and one you might not of.        ...
04:17, 05/03/2019

Mike Tirico takes wild ride with Mario Andretti: 'Coolest freakin' thing I've ever done in sports' Mike Tirico, who will broadcast Sunday's Indy 500, was picked up at the airport by 1969 winner Mario Andretti in a street-legal Indy car.        ...
10:17, 05/24/2019

Russian opposition plans new protest despite over 1,000 arrests Russia's anti-Kremlin opposition said it was planning a nationwide protest next weekend despite police forcibly detaining over 1,000 people on Saturday for attending what they said was an illegal march in Moscow to demand free elections....
18:17, 08/04/2019

All eyes on Erdoğan after opposition's historic win in Istanbul As Ekrem İmamoğlu backers revel in victory, attention shifts to how the president will reactThe last partygoers went home as the sun came up. Across Istanbul on Sunday night, hundreds of thousands of opposition supporters danced in the streets waving Turkish flags and brandishing glasses of beer and...
16:34, 06/24/2019

Opposition-led congress in Venezuela returns to chambers CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress has returned to its chambers a day after security forces prevented its members from entering the National Assembly building for a debate. Opposition leader Juan Guaidó and other legislators on Wednesday gave speeches denounci...
21:51, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Exit polls: Danish opposition likely to win The Latest on Denmark's general election (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Exit polls in Denmark say that the opposition bloc that includes the center-left Social Democrats will get the most votes in the general election....
01:00, 06/06/2019

"Should Be No Imposition, Opposition To Any Language": Venkaiah Naidu Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday urged people neither to oppose nor impose any language and pitched for learning as many languages as possible....
02:34, 09/21/2019

Opposition Creating Divisions In Name Of Manohar Parrikar's Son: Goa BJP The Goa BJP Sunday said opposition parties were trying to create a rift in it by using the name of former chief minister late Manohar Parrikar's son Utpal, who was not given a ticket for the Panaji......
00:00, 05/13/2019

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

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
02:34, 05/17/2019

Venezuela Crisis: Opposition Seeks Traction on Day Two Venezuelans prepared for a second day of demonstrations as opposition leader Juan Guaidó looked to ramp up pressure and spur more members of the military to help drive President Nicolás Maduro’s embattled regime from power....
17:34, 05/01/2019

Russian opposition leader may have been poisoned: doctor MOSCOW — A doctor who saw Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in the hospital says he may have been poisoned. Anastasiya Vasilyeva, who has been Navalny’s physician for several years, said on Monday that the swelling and the rash on his face could be consistent with chemical poisoning. Va...
14:17, 07/29/2019

| Congo minister sacked after row with opposition leader Congo-Brazzaville's president Denis Sassou Nguesso has sacked his women's minister after a row over a recording in which she questioned the integrity of the opposition leader....
03:17, 09/19/2019

Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker to appear in court away from capital The court appearance of a Zimbabwean opposition politician facing up to 20 years in jail was moved hundreds of kilometers away from the capital, where supporters had gathered outside a court on Wednesday in protest....
20:00, 07/10/2019

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia’s opposition leader SYDNEY (AP) — Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia’s new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday. The 56-year-old became the new leader of the country’s main opposition party when he stood unopposed to replace the outgoing...
07:17, 05/27/2019

Venezuela opposition: Coup to oust Maduro is under way Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido says he has started the "final phase" of his plan to oust President Nicolas Maduro, as the government says it is confronting a small group of "military traitors" seeking to promote a coup....
17:17, 04/30/2019

| Mexico gives 'protection' to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker The Mexican government said that its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition lawmaker Franco Manuel Casella to provide him "protection and safety", even as Mexico City insists it is not meddling in the Venezuelan crisis....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Venezuela’s Maduro tightens pressure on opposition Venezuelan authorities intensify pressure on opposition after its failed call for a military rebellion, but the crackdown has fueled speculation about government factionalism...
04:51, 05/10/2019

Russia's Opposition Looks Beyond Moscow for Election Gains Russia’s opposition is trying to gain a political foothold in municipal elections on Sunday, but must first overcome a crackdown against them, and their own internal divisions....
17:34, 09/07/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition's frustration shows CARACAS, Venezuela — When a protester handed over a written appeal for the military's support on Saturday, a Venezuelan policeman burned the document and let the ashes fall to the ground....
02:51, 05/05/2019

Russian opposition leader says he was poisoned in custody Alexei Navalny, a prominent Russian opposition leader, was discharged from a Moscow hospital and sent back to jail, despite claims by his doctor that he may have been poisoned by an unknown chemical agent while in custody....
12:51, 07/30/2019

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia's opposition leader Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia's new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday....
13:00, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov't, opposition reported in talks The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the political crisis in the South American country....
03:51, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov’t, opposition in Norway for talks CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the political crisis in the South American country. Members of Venezuela&#...
07:51, 05/16/2019

Opposition Should Reveal Its PM Candidate, Says Rajnath Singh Expressing confidence that the BJP will win more seats that it did in 2014, senior party leader Rajnath Singh today said a two-thirds majority for the NDA cannot be ruled out....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Australian opposition leader favorite to win election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bill Shorten, the man most likely to become Australia’s prime minister in elections on Saturday, has the solid support of his center-left Labor Party behind him. But the Australian public isn’t so sure. Even though the ruling conservative Liberal Party-led coal...
07:51, 05/16/2019

Khartoum banks shuttered on second day of opposition strikes Banks in the Sudanese capital Khartoum were closed on Wednesday on the second day of strikes organized by protest and opposition groups to pressure military rulers to cede power to civilians....
00:17, 05/30/2019

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

| Malawi opposition rally against election 'robbery' Malawian opposition supporters have marched through the capital Lilonge and burst into government offices to protest against alleged fraud in elections last month that returned Peter Mutharika as president....
11:51, 06/05/2019

Venezuela Withdraws From Planned Talks With Opposition Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro pulled his government out of negotiations with the opposition aimed at resolving the country’s political crisis after the Trump administration imposed sweeping sanctions against the authoritarian regime...
07:00, 08/08/2019

Putin tried to smash the opposition. Instead protests have spiraled It's been a heady summer for Russia's embattled political opposition. On August 10, as many as 50,000 people rallied in Moscow calling for fair local elections, the biggest protests seen in the capital since early 2012. Now opposition leaders are calling for a protest on August 31, hoping to build o...
10:00, 08/25/2019

"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

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have taken to the streets again to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit down for talks. The center-right Democratic Party-led opposition supporters gathered Sunday at the main government building acc...
20:17, 06/02/2019

Iran toughens opposition to bilateral talks with US Iranian President Hasan Rouhani has ruled out holding any bilateral talks with the US. He also warned that Tehran might step back further from the 2015 nuclear deal, criticizing the accord's European signatories....
13:00, 09/03/2019

Albanian opposition resume protest to oust PM Albanian opposition supporters rallied on Monday in their tenth national protest since February to pressure Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit over what they say is election fraud....
00:51, 07/09/2019

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

Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run ISTANBUL (AP) — The opposition’s candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win again after Turkey’s electoral board ruled the initial vote invalid. Ekrem Imamoglu from the secular Republican People’s Party is accusing Pres...
13:17, 05/22/2019

EU, US urge Albania’s opposition to keep protests peaceful The European Union, the United States and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country’s political deadlock...
20:51, 05/25/2019

Syria fighting escalates in last opposition stronghold Fighting between pro-Assad forces and the opposition in northwestern Syria Tuesday marked a new wave of violence in the region, forcing civilians to again flee for their lives....
23:17, 05/07/2019

Venezuela’s top court targets opposition lawmakers Venezuela’s pro-government Supreme Court opens criminal investigation against six opposition lawmakers following a failed attempt to spark a military uprising...
00:17, 05/08/2019

BJP Is Now Main Opposition In Sikkim, Where It Drew A Blank The BJP has emerged as the main opposition party in Sikkim with at least 10 MLAs of the Sikkim Democratic Front joining the BJP in New Delhi ton Tuesday. The mass exit is seen as a big blow for former......
13:17, 08/13/2019

AP Interview: Albania PM says opposition ruining EU chances Albanian prime minister says the opposition’s main goal in its ongoing political contest is to disrupt the country’s efforts to launch full membership negotiations with the European Union...
18:34, 06/21/2019

Ethiopia's opposition parties criticize election law changes Ethiopian lawmakers on Saturday revised election laws to pave the way for polls next year, but some opposition parties said the changes would make it more difficult for them to challenge the ruling coalition....
21:34, 08/24/2019

Assam Opposition MLA Left Out Of Citizens' List An MLA from Assam's second-most powerful opposition party is among the 19 lakh people whose names have been left out of the National Register of Citizens or NRC that was published by the government on......
13:17, 08/31/2019

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

Australian opposition wants more details before supporting tax reforms Australia’s main opposition party said on Sunday it wanted more information on the government's tax cuts before committing to supporting the full A$158 billion ($109 billion) package when parliament resumes next month....
11:17, 06/23/2019

No time to chicken out: Hungary’s opposition gets creative BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Selling yourself in five minutes can be tough. But that’s all Hungary’s opposition parties have been given on state media to promote their visions for Sunday’s European Parliament election. Undeterred, they’ve come up with novel and creative ways From...
13:17, 05/22/2019

Russia detains more than 1,000 people in opposition crackdown The protest, which authorities declared illegal beforehand, did not represent a major challenge to President Vladimir Putin and his allies who have the resources to break up such demonstrations and jail people....
23:17, 07/27/2019

Opposition to block British PM Johnson's early election bid British opposition parties said on Friday that they would block Prime Minister Boris Johnson's second bid to call an early general election in mid-October, setting up a showdown with the government over delaying Brexit....
16:34, 09/06/2019

Venezuelan opposition and government to hold crisis talks Figures invited to Norway in effort to end power struggle and economic paralysisVenezuela’s government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust and differences on key issues are likely to reduce chan...
00:17, 05/17/2019

US, Europe condemn violence in Albania opposition rallies The U.S. and European lawmakers are calling on Albania’s center-right opposition parties to restrain from violence in their anti-government protests....
18:51, 05/13/2019

India's Modi stuns opposition with huge election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security....
17:17, 05/23/2019

Centre, Opposition Spar Over Aadhaar Amendments In Parliament The Opposition on Thursday criticised the government during the discussion on amendments to provide legal backing for voluntary seeding of biometric Aadhaar ID with mobile numbers and bank accounts....
19:34, 07/04/2019

Pawan Chamling Says He Is Ready To Carry Out Role Of Opposition After serving Sikkim as chief minister for over 24 years, Pawan Kumar Chamling on Saturday said he respects the mandate of the people and is ready to discharge the role of an opposition leader....
19:00, 05/25/2019

British opposition leader questions Iran accusations The leader of Britain's main opposition party has questioned whether the government had evidence to back up its accusations that Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the entrance to the Gulf, and warned against escalating tensions....
14:00, 06/15/2019

Venezuelan prosecutor: Opposition leader linked to crimes CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chief prosecutor is accusing opposition leader Juan Guaidó of being the author of an alleged public corruption scheme. Attorney General Tarek William Saab said Tuesday that his office is investigating two diplomatic representatives of Guaidó accused of mis...
20:51, 06/18/2019

A historic first? Israel's Arabs could lead parliamentary opposition Israel's Arab parties are set to be the largest non-ruling bloc in parliament - and could even lead the opposition - if a national unity government emerges from Tuesday's election....
00:00, 09/21/2019

Albania opposition set to continue anti-govt protests Albania's center-right opposition has decided to continue protests calling for the resignation of the government and for an early parliamentary election....
13:00, 05/12/2019

EU urges Albania’s opposition to hold peaceful protests TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country’s political deadlock. The center-right Democratic Party-led opposition is stag...
19:34, 05/25/2019

Russian police detain over 800 in opposition crackdown in Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the demonstration was illegal....
04:51, 08/04/2019

More than 1,000 people detained during opposition election protest in Moscow More than 1,000 of protesters have been arrested by police in the center of Moscow Saturday, in a crackdown on opposition supporters demanding free and fair elections....
08:51, 07/28/2019

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan's presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a rising desire to challenge authorities in the country....
19:34, 06/14/2019

Turkey criticizes Venezuelan opposition call for uprising Turkey criticized Venezuelan opposition calls on Tuesday for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro, saying they amounted to a challenge to the country's constitutional order....
19:00, 04/30/2019

Russia accuses Venezuelan opposition of resorting to violence Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday accused the opposition in Venezuela of resorting to violence in what it said was a brazen attempt to draw the country's armed forces into clashes....
19:00, 04/30/2019

Demonising PM Modi All The Time Won't Help: Jairam Ramesh To Opposition Prime Minister Narendra Modi's governance model is not a "complete negative story" and not recognizing his work and demonizing him all the time is not going to help, said Congress leader Jairam......
17:34, 08/22/2019

Maduro halts talks with opposition to protest US sanctions Venezuela’s government says it will not attend a planned round of talks with the opposition this week to protest the Trump administration’s freezing of its assets in the U.S....
05:00, 08/08/2019

Spain's Ciudadanos says it will play responsible role as opposition The leader of the Ciudadanos party, Spain's third-biggest after Sunday's national election, said on Tuesday he would not block major international or terrorism-related legislation in parliament....
12:51, 04/30/2019

Turkey: Opposition politician sentenced to 9 years in jail Canan Kaftancioglu has been sentenced to prison for old tweets that allegedly spread terrorist propaganda. Her CHP party says the conviction is politically motivated....
22:00, 09/06/2019

Turkey's Erdogan congratulates opposition candidate for Istanbul win Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan congratulated opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu on Sunday for winning Istanbul's re-run mayoral election according to unofficial results....
01:00, 06/24/2019

Russian opposition leader ill after exposure to 'undefined chemical' Alexei Navalny taken from jail to hospital, as hundreds held at anti-government protestsRussian opposition politician Alexei Navalny has been hospitalised, with symptoms that one of his doctors said appeared to be “the result of harmful effects of undefined chemical substances”.Navalny was taken to ...
04:17, 07/29/2019

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional Court on Friday after complaining that the vote was rigged....
15:00, 05/24/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases. Democrats controlling the chamber are trying to dislodge the legislation from a Senate logjam over aid to hu...
19:34, 05/10/2019

Zimbabwean opposition plans demonstrations over economy next week Zimbabwe's main opposition party is planning street demonstrations next week to protest against the government's handling of the economy, which is mired in its worst crisis in a decade and has plunged most citizens into poverty....
17:34, 08/06/2019

Major opposition figures not among those given back Bahraini citizenship Major opposition and activist figures who were stripped of Bahraini citizenship are not among hundreds of people whose nationality will be restored under an amnesty announced last week, a Reuters review of the list shows....
16:17, 04/29/2019

Nicaragua opposition slams government’s no show for talks Nicaragua’s political opposition says President Daniel Ortega has “killed negotiations” by not sending representatives to a meeting aimed at restarting stalled dialogue...
00:51, 08/01/2019

Proposed new Arizona highway generates support, opposition A proposed highway that would start at the border with Mexico and serve as the southern leg of Arizona's Interstate 11 is being called both an economic benefit and an environmental threat....
17:17, 04/29/2019

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

UK Labour says had positive Brexit talks with other opposition parties Britain's Labour Party said it held positive talks on Friday with fellow opposition parties as they seek to prevent the country leaving the European Union without a deal....
15:34, 09/06/2019

Turkey: Opposition politician sentence to 9 years in jail Canan Kaftancioglu has been sentenced to prison for old tweets that allegedly spread terrorist propaganda. Her CHP party says the conviction is politically motivated....
20:34, 09/06/2019

Russian opposition leader Navalny may have been poisoned: doctor Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was hospitalized on Sunday after suffering an acute allergic reaction which one doctor said may have been the result of him being poisoned with an unknown chemical substance....
22:51, 07/28/2019

Albanian opposition rally renews call for PM to quit Albanian opposition supporters took to the streets again on Saturday in a mostly peaceful protest, the sixth national one in three months, calling on Prime Minister Edi Rama to step down to pave the way for early elections....
22:34, 05/25/2019

Spain's Conservative PP party leader says will lead opposition The leader of Spain's conservative People's Party (PP) said his party would be the main opposition force in parliament to Pedro Sanchez's Socialists....
02:17, 04/29/2019

Venezuelan government, opposition head to talks in Norway CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust and differences on key issues are likely to slow chances of progress. The development reported by of...
07:51, 05/16/2019

Russia: Protesters defy ban on opposition rally in Moscow Thousands of demonstrators are expected to turn out in support of opposition candidates for Moscow's city council election. The rally follows the arrest of opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Wednesday....
15:17, 07/27/2019

EU urges Albania's opposition to hold peaceful protests The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country's political deadlock....
21:00, 05/25/2019

Hungary opposition gets 680,000 backers for anti-graft plan A Hungarian politician says 680,000 people have signed an appeal meant to pressure the government into joining a fledgling European anti-corruption body...
18:51, 06/05/2019

Center-right Ciudadanos claims leadership of Spain's opposition The head of Spain's center-right Ciudadanos ('Citizens') said his party would take on the leadership of the country's opposition, after the Socialist Party of Pedro Sanchez claimed victory in Sunday's national election....
02:17, 04/29/2019

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

Russian opposition leader Navalny discharged from hospital Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was discharged from a Moscow hospital on Monday where he was being treated for an unexplained health problem and returned to prison under guard, Anastasia Vasilyeva, his doctor, said....
14:51, 07/29/2019

Under siege, Venezuelan opposition lawmakers keep their congress alive Venezuela's opposition says President Nicolas Maduro is seeking to close down the last institutional space they have left to contest his government - the National Assembly legislature, headed by Juan Guaido....
02:34, 07/26/2019

Russian Police Detain Nearly 800 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the......
03:17, 08/04/2019

Venezuela government talking with 'democratic' opposition in Norway Talks are underway in Norway between Venezuela's government and "democratic" opponents, an envoy said on Thursday, in a possible search for a mediated solution after the opposition's failure to spark a military uprising against President Nicolas Maduro....
02:34, 05/17/2019

Trump says NRA could soften opposition to gun reforms after mass shootings U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday he could persuade the powerful National Rifle Association lobby group to drop its strong opposition to gun restrictions after recent mass shootings that have reignite the gun control debate....
19:51, 08/09/2019

Venezuela's opposition-led congress to debate defense pact Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela's return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Cold War....
18:34, 05/07/2019

Spain says will not hand over opposition politician to Venezuelan authorities The Spanish government has no intention of turning over Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez to Venezuelan authorities, a Spanish government spokeswoman said on Thursday....
01:00, 05/03/2019

House Republicans want Mueller to testify despite Trump opposition House Republicans say they're eager for special counsel Robert Mueller to testify about the findings of his investigation into links between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia — despite Trump's Sunday declaration that "Mueller should not testify." Though Republicans have largely sided wit...
02:17, 05/07/2019

Maduro rallies troops against opposition leader Guaido The Venezuelan president has proclaimed support for his armed forces just days after the opposition staged a rally to display its military backing. Meanwhile, international pressure is mounting on Maduro to step down....
01:34, 05/03/2019

Balloon ban proposal triggers fierce opposition in Germany The head of the Green Party in Lower Saxony has walked back comments on banning balloons for environmental reasons. One lawmaker has accused the state party pushing away voters with "ecological radicalization."...
14:34, 09/12/2019

Turkey Cancels Istanbul Mayoral Election Won by Opposition Turkey’s national election board cancelled results of the Istanbul mayoral race that President Erdogan’s ruling party lost five weeks ago and ordered a rerun, sparking outrage in opposition ranks and fueling investor concerns over heightened economic volatility....
23:51, 05/06/2019

Congolese finally pay tribute to late opposition leader Tens of thousands of mourners, some of whom camped outside overnight, gathered on Friday to finally say farewell to Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son was declared president earlier this year....
02:34, 06/01/2019

After Modi’s stunning win, a grim future for India’s opposition For the storied Indian National Congress, which governed the country for much of its post-independence history, there were no silver linings to Thursday’s defeat....
00:51, 05/25/2019

Cambodia arrests more opposition activists over alleged plots Cambodian authorities arrested six political activists over the weekend for alleged plots to rally in support of former opposition politician Sam Rainsy if he returns from exile as planned in November, police said on Monday....
11:51, 09/16/2019

May Lays Out New Brexit Plan Seeking More Opposition Support British Prime Minister Theresa May laid out a fresh plan to get Parliament to back her Brexit divorce package, dangling the prospect of a second Brexit referendum and other concessions....
04:17, 05/22/2019

"Accept Defeat With Grace," BJP Tells "Demoralised" Opposition The BJP Tuesday condemned opposition parties for questioning the credibility of Electronic Voting Machines and asked them to accept their defeat with grace if the people vote Prime Minister Narendra......
04:00, 05/22/2019

A Split Has Emerged in Venezuela’s Opposition Over Talks With Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A minority group of opposition parties in Venezuela agreed Monday to enter negotiations with President Nicolas Maduro’s government without the participation of U.S.-backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó, eroding his efforts to hold together a coalition to ...
08:00, 09/17/2019

India’s government bar opposition, journalists from entering Kashmir Authorities sent the opposition leaders back to New Delhi after they waited for several hours at the airport in Srinagar, the main city in the region. Journalists were also stopped from entering....
20:00, 08/24/2019

Venezuela’s opposition-led congress to debate defense pact CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela’s return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Cold War. Tuesday’s debate comes as U.S. officials say they are considering military “options” in ...
18:17, 05/07/2019

Sudan's military, opposition agree constitutional declaration The African Union said the ruling generals and opposition leaders have reached "full agreement" on a constitutional declaration. Negotiations between the two sides have been going on for months amid bouts of violence....
19:17, 08/03/2019

Nicaragua opposition says open to resuming talks on standoff Nicaragua’s political opposition says it is willing to resume dialogue with President Daniel Ortega’s government over resolving the country’s political standoff...
05:17, 07/06/2019

Opposition slams decision for re-run Istanbul vote as ‘coup’ ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s opposition is denouncing a decision by the country’s electoral board to force a re-run of the mayoral race in Istanbul. The Supreme Electoral Board ruled Monday in favor of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s governing party, which challenged the outcome...
11:51, 05/07/2019

Opposition in Georgia demand more resignations, early election A coalition of opposition parties in Georgia on Friday demanded the interior minister's resignation, the release of protesters detained the previous night, and talks on holding an early parliamentary election, one opposition leader said....
16:51, 06/21/2019