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Burkina Faso Wracked by Escalating Violence

A once-stable country is plagued by extremists pouring over its northern border, restive farmers and herdsmen battling for land, and militias bent on...

Burkina Faso Wracked by Escalating Violence

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UN condemns deadly attack on Burkina Faso church Senior UN officials, including Secretary-General António Guterres have voiced their outrage at a deadly attack on a Catholic church in the north of Burkina Faso on Sunday, during which six people were...
16:34 2019-05-21

Four killed in ambush on Catholic parade in Burkina Faso Four people were killed and a statue of the Virgin Mary was destroyed in an attack on parishioners during a religious procession in Burkina Faso, church officials told CNN on Wednesday....
15:00 2019-05-21

Burkina Faso urged to avoid curbs on security reporting A U.S.-based journalists' rights group urged Burkina Faso's government on Wednesday to nix a bill that would impose stiff prison sentences on media that "demoralize" security services battling a stren...
20:51 2019-07-03

Burkina Faso tightens press freedom amid security crisis Law defined ‘death sentence’ for media outlets criminalises demoralisation of armed forcesOne of Africa’s bastions of press freedom is attempting to enact harsh legislation that threatens journalists ...
18:34 2019-07-14

| WATCH: Burkina Faso - African dolls challenge barbie stereotype In Burkina Faso, the creators of African dolls hope that their toys will resonate more with the children of the continent than the typical blue-eyed Barbie dolls....
15:34 2019-07-04

France moves closer to extraditing brother of ex-Burkina Faso president France's highest court paved the way for the extradition to Burkina Faso of the brother of ex-Burkinabe president Blaise Compaore on Tuesday by rejecting Francois Compaore's appeal....
20:51 2019-06-04

Monday’s Daily Brief: #ClimateAction for the Pacific, Gaza blockade, attack in Burkina Faso This Monday, top stories are: Gaza's aid dependency due to the ongoing blockade; a special focus on climate change and its impact on islands and people of the Pacific; UN condemnation after a deadly a...
14:38 2019-05-21

Drastic deterioration in security across Burkina Faso as 70,000 flee their homes in past two months, UN warns The landlocked West African country of Burkina Faso is facing “unprecedented” displacement, triggered by armed groups and intercommunal clashes, and exacerbated by long-term food insecurity, UN aid of...
16:17 2019-05-21

US-Iran tensions escalating, here's what you need to know Oil prices are on the rise after OPEC indicated it's likely to continue production cuts. CNBC's Hadley Gamble sits down with Kelly Evans to discuss on 'The Exchange'....
14:38 2019-05-21

China blames US for escalating trade fight BEIJING — China issued a report Sunday blaming the United States for the countries’ trade dispute and said it won’t back down on “major issues of principle,” but offered no cla...
16:51 2019-06-02

Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
15:51 2019-05-30

Congress reacts to escalating tensions with Iran Some Congressional members say President Donald Trump was right not to attack Iran. After Iran downed a U.S. drone, Trump ordered a retaliatory strike that he said he shelved 10 minutes before Iran wa...
01:00 2019-06-22

Chances of US-Iran tensions escalating are 'very, very high,' says expert Tensions between the U.S. and Iran will likely escalate in the near future, says a former energy advisor to the prime minister of Iran in the late 1970s....
20:34 2019-06-27

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls “a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, violent misogyn...
23:34 2019-06-18

Deere blames escalating trade war for worsening outlook An escalating trade war between the U.S. and China threatens to hit U.S. exports of key commodities, hurting farm incomes and demand for Deere's equipment....
16:51 2019-05-21

UK PM May and Trump have no current plans to discuss escalating diplomatic row Prime Minister Theresa May and Donald Trump have no current plans to discuss relations, May's spokesman said, after the president condemned Britain’s "stupid" ambassador to Washington over leaked memo...
19:17 2019-07-09

Iran Says It Seized Foreign Tanker, Escalating Regional Tensions A video released by the Revolutionary Guards showed the ship’s name as the Riah — the same as a missing Emirati tanker — and said it was smuggling fuel....
19:51 2019-07-18

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington...
19:51 2019-05-23

President Trump Is Escalating Efforts to Investigate Intelligence Agencies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community on Thursday to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation o...
05:34 2019-05-24

Trump announces escalating tariffs on Mexico over migrant surge President Trump said on Thursday that his administration will impose tariffs on Mexico until the country somehow stops the flow of migrants coming across the US-Mexico border. Trump said on Twitter th...
09:51 2019-05-31

Goldman Sachs sees U.S. trade war with China and Mexico escalating Goldman Sachs economists said there was a 60% chance that the United States would slap tariffs on the final $300 billion of Chinese imports, up from their previous estimate of 40%....
08:51 2019-06-03

China Raises Tariffs On US Goods Amid Escalating Tensions China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign companies that analysts say aims to punish US and foreign firms cutting.....
11:17 2019-06-01

Dow futures slightly higher amid escalating trade war concerns Market focus is largely attuned to global trade developments, after a senior Chinese diplomat ramped up the rhetoric against the U.S. amid a bitter trade war....
09:51 2019-05-30

Trump's escalating trade war gives heat to Putin and Xi's growing bromance It's time for Western leaders to abandon their wait-and-see attitude toward the evolution of Chinese-Russian relations and work out common strategies now to respond to this deepening relationship...
15:34 2019-06-03

Iran Seizes Two Vessels, Escalating Tensions in Strait of Hormuz, U.K. Says (LONDON) — Britain’s foreign secretary said Iranian authorities seized two vessels Friday in the Strait of Hormuz, actions signaling an escalation in the strategic waterway that has become...
03:17 2019-07-20

US ban on Huawei a ‘cynically timed’ blow in escalating trade war, says firm Top executive says dispute is about trade, not security, as US temporarily eases some restrictions to avoid hurting US companies The US ban on sharing technology with Huawei is a “cynically timed” blo...
14:38 2019-05-21

World economy rebound thrown into doubt by escalating trade war Fears that companies will shelve investment, consumers will cut spending and stocks will slide have been revived after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s fragile trade truce was shattered with both sides s...
17:00 2019-05-21

Iran warns UK against escalating tensions, says crew of seized ship safe Iran's ambassador to Britain warned against escalating tensions on Sunday as a UK official failed to rule out sanctions in response to Tehran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
14:00 2019-07-21

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising casualties, and “waves of displacement” due to intensi...
20:34 2019-05-21

FAA bars U.S. airlines from flying over Persian Gulf amid escalating tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman due to increased tensions with ...
12:00 2019-06-21

Javy Baez Settles Dumb, Escalating Plunk-Off By Socking A Mighty Four-Bagger The Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs wrapped up their season series Wednesday with a good old-fashioned plunk-fest. The Cubs paid back a day-old plunking imbalance by targeting Colorado’s best hitter...
13:17 2019-06-13

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Angry protesters once again occupied the political heart of Hong Kong Friday morning, forcing the evacuation of government offices, after the embattled administration of Chief Executive Carrie Lam ref...
08:51 2019-06-21

Trump announces escalating tariffs against Mexico, starting at 5 percent, until illegal immigrants 'STOP' President Trump on Thursday announced a new 5 percent tariff on Mexico beginning in early June, saying the levy will "gradually increase" until the ongoing illegal immigration surge at the southern bo...
02:51 2019-05-31

Japan, South Korea diplomats trade words in escalating dispute over wartime forced labor Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic dispute over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of memo...
08:34 2019-07-19

State Department orders nonemergency staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all nonemergency staff to leave the country right away.        ...
19:17 2019-05-21

Escalating U.S.-China trade threats stagger markets; Dow claws back to close at a 286-point loss Global markets sagged Thursday as uncertainty over trade relations between the United States and China continued to sour investors. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged 448 points at its low befor...
22:51 2019-05-23

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail funding, escalating feud with Trump administration California sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling funding for a high-speed rail project, escalating tensions.        ...
06:51 2019-05-22

Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seize British ship in Strait of Hormuz, escalating tensions Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a British ship in the Strait of Hormuz, adding to escalating tensions between Tehran and the U.S.        ...
01:00 2019-07-20

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
18:34 2019-06-20

'We don't take it lightly': What we know about oil tanker blasts and Donald Trump's escalating rhetoric on Iran President Donald Trump's comments come amid concerns attack on oil tankers could further escalate ongoing tensions between Iran and the U.S.       ...
22:34 2019-06-14

An Epidemic of Violence We Never Discuss Rachel Louise Snyder’s “No Visible Bruises” recounts the horror of domestic violence in all its forms and argues for a more systematic approach to this abuse....
11:34 2019-06-07

Walking For A Hope To End Gun Violence LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The color orange is worn in honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day. A place touched by a deadly shooting five years ago, Duncan Park in Lexington, was the site of...
07:17 2019-06-09

The 100 once again wonders if war and violence is necessary for survival The 100 has, pretty much from the beginning, been a show with a fair amount of weird mythology. There’s been a lot of surprises along the way, a lot of new characters, tribes, villains, and communitie...
05:51 2019-06-12

UN: Nearly 71 million now displaced by war, violence at home GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says a record 71 million people have now been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence. That’s an increase of more than 2 mill...
07:51 2019-06-19

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says....
23:51 2019-06-18

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
14:17 2019-06-03

Friday is National Gun Violence Awareness Day TUCSON – According to Everytown, a group working to end gun violence, 100 Americans are killed with guns every day. Groups across the nation are working to end gun violence and they are wearing ...
18:17 2019-06-07

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
21:00 2019-06-13

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority or ignored and he says that must en...
18:34 2019-06-03

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence The violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after Sudanese forces allegedly killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. Many global powers have joined the chorus...
23:51 2019-06-03

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3) ...
01:34 2019-06-04

35 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
06:34 2019-06-04

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died in a rebellion in 2017....
11:34 2019-05-27

Violence Makes Mexico an Unwelcoming Refuge As the Trump administration tries to get Mexico to declare itself a “safe third country” for Central American asylum seekers, some U.S.-bound Mexicans describe a country that isn’t safe....
14:17 2019-06-07

Sahuarita man arrested in domestic violence altercation SAHUARITA, Ariz. – A 31-year-old man was arrested in Sahuarita Sunday evening after the person was allegedly involved in a domestic violence altercation. According to Sahuarita Police Department...
05:34 2019-06-11

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence might end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
18:51 2019-06-22

City holds first pride parade despite far-right violence A Polish city celebrated its first-ever LGBTQ equality march on Saturday, but it struck a starkly different tone to the joyous and hedonistic affairs associated with pride parades....
12:34 2019-07-21

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence may end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
18:51 2019-06-22

| Ethiopia: At least 17 killed during violence over Sidama autonomy At least 17 people have been killed in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new autonomous region for their Sidama ethnic group....
10:17 2019-07-21

U.N. chief condemns violence against civilians in Sudan U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemns violence and reports of excessive use of force by Sudanese security personnel on civilians, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a stateme...
19:34 2019-06-03

Paris protests violence against women in France Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency in part by pledging bold measures to end violence against women. But with deadly violence growing in France, activists have called on the government to end th...
03:51 2019-07-07

Papua New Guinea: More than 20 killed in tribal violence More than 20 people including pregnant women and children have been killed in Papua New Guinea due to a recent outbreak of tribal violence in the Pacific island nation, authorities said....
23:34 2019-07-10

UN Assembly remembers victims of violence against religion UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief. The 193...
00:51 2019-05-29

Nearly 71 million displaced by war, violence at home, UN report says A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said, an increase of more than 2 million from last year    &#...
09:34 2019-06-19

Shooting Survivor To Focus On Reducing Gun Violence CINCINNATI (AP) — A bank executive who survived 12 gunshots says she is going to make reducing gun violence her life’s mission. Whitney Austin says she has ended her time at Fifth Third Bank, wh...
12:00 2019-06-13

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee ...
17:17 2019-06-19

Man dead after domestic violence dispute in Tucson TUCSON –A man is dead after a domestic violence incident on the east side Monday night. Police say the suspect, a man in his 20’s, allegedly walked into a building at 5210 E. Williams Circle, near Ros...
15:17 2019-06-18

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
16:17 2019-06-13

WNBA bans Williams 10 games for dom. violence The Sparks' Riquna Williams, who was charged last December on felony counts for allegedly striking an ex-girlfriend and then threatening another person with a firearm, has been suspended 10 games by t...
23:51 2019-07-16

A Murderer Deemed Too Old for Violence Was Just Convicted of Another Killing The 77-year-old man, who was free despite a long history of violence against women, was convicted of an attack nearly identical to his killing of his wife 40 years ago....
22:17 2019-07-19

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The governor of Congo’s northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 people in several villages while many others have fled....
14:00 2019-06-18

Outbreak Of Gun Violence In Louisville This Weekend: 11 Shot Within 24 hours LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – 11 people were shot within 24 hours in Louisville this weekend. Police say two people were killed and the other 9 are recovering. The outbreak of gun violence started ...
23:17 2019-06-16

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence, complicating Ebola fight: U.N. More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, complicating the tracing and treatment of patients at risk from Ebola, U.N. aid ...
17:51 2019-06-18

Complaint filed of police violence against Russian reporter MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for a prominent Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint with the country’s top investigative body, saying police used violence against...
13:51 2019-06-09

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last y...
11:51 2019-06-19

"Look To India's Leaders To Condemn Violence Based On Religion": US The Trump administration wants the Indian government to swiftly condemn the acts of violence based on religion and hold the perpetrators accountable, a top official told lawmakers underlining that......
00:17 2019-06-13

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidate, a former attorney general, has fled to the US, c...
13:17 2019-06-16

David Ortiz Is a Victim of the Violence He Thought He Had Escaped Ortiz has described growing up surrounded by violence in the Dominican Republic, and he became a victim this week despite being one of the country’s most beloved figures....
21:17 2019-06-12

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when...
02:51 2019-06-06

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the country's leadership....
15:00 2019-06-15

War at home: how Big Little Lies deftly dissects domestic violence In the second season of the HBO drama, a nuanced depiction of surviving a violent marriage artfully evokes a form of PTSDBig Little Lies is a beautiful show about ugly secrets. Based on the novel by L...
19:34 2019-06-17

Pakistan to create 1,000 courts to tackle violence against women Chief justice says in televised speech that abuse survivors will be able to ‘speak their heart without any fear’Pakistan is to set up more than 1,000 courts dedicated to tackling violence against wome...
09:51 2019-06-20

Suspected Sacramento cop-killer had history of domestic violence The man accused of shooting and killing a rookie Sacramento, Calif., police officer Wednesday evening had been accused of domestic violence on several occasions, according to media reports. ...
07:34 2019-06-21

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country's northwest as the World Food Program says weekslong violence has hampered some of its activities in the area....
17:51 2019-06-11

German far-right party accused of stoking hatred, violence BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers and extremism experts are accusing the far-right Alternative for Germany party of contributing to a climate of hatred that led to the killing of a pro-migrant politician...
14:00 2019-06-18

Gun violence in Agua Prieta continues, 4 more deaths reported DOUGLAS, Ariz. – Four more deaths have been reported resulting from the gun violence in the town of Agua Prieta, Sonora. According to the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, initial informati...
00:51 2019-06-15

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid growing fears that splits among the ruling militar...
21:00 2019-06-06

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusive relationships, a U.S. study suggests....
04:34 2019-06-06

Candidate Swalwell to hold Las Vegas meeting on gun violence LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate and California Rep. Eric Swalwell plans to meet Wednesday with people affected by gun violence in Las Vegas, the site of the country’s deadlies...
06:51 2019-06-12

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift f...
16:17 2019-06-14

Pro-Trump Reddit channel ‘quarantined’ over threats of violence Visitors to r/The_Donald on Reddit see a warning page explaining that the subreddit has been "quarantined" over "significant issues with reporting and addressing violations" of the site's content poli...
18:51 2019-06-27

WNBA suspends player after domestic violence allegation The WNBA suspended a Los Angeles Sparks player without pay on Tuesday because of a domestic violence allegation stemming from an incident in December, the league said....
18:34 2019-07-17

Ex-Jaguars linebacker arrested on domestic violence charge JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Blair Brown has been arrested on a domestic violence charge. Brown turned himself in Wednesday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff&#...
01:34 2019-05-30

Ethiopia's ethnic violence shows Abiy's vulnerability Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed looks increasingly vulnerable as he faces deep divisions in the ruling coalition, simmering ethnic conflicts and millions of internally displaced people....
00:17 2019-07-02

Mexico’s vigilantes: violence and displacement – a photo essay In southern Mexico, a toxic mix of gangs, vigilantes and cartels is fuelling rising violence. ‘Community police’ or ‘self-defence’ groups, often accused of having ties with drug cartels, have prolifer...
08:17 2019-07-02

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Leader, Condemns Violence Protesters had mostly cleared out of the Legislative Council building after three hours of occupation. Then a cordon of riot police used tear gas and charged to scatter the crowd....
08:51 2019-07-02

More than 100 civilians killed by violence outbreak in South Sudan The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has once again descended into a wave of fresh fighting that is said to have claimed the lives of more than 100 civilians, according to the United Nations. The U...
19:17 2019-07-03

| DRC president calls Ituri violence 'attempted genocide' President Felix Tshisekedi described inter-ethnic bloodshed in DRC's northeast as "attempted genocide" after scores of people were killed and tens of thousands displaced....
23:17 2019-07-03

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.        ...
05:00 2019-07-05

As D-Day landings fade from memory, a veteran grapples with violence of war Leon Gautier landed on Sword Beach in a hail of enemy fire on June 6, 1944, one of the first wave of French commandos to storm the Normandy beachfront defended by Hitler's troops. Seventy-five years o...
17:00 2019-05-21

Northwest Nigeria violence drives 20,000 into Niger: UNHCR Violence in northwest Nigeria has forced around 20,000 refugees to flee to neighboring Niger since April, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday....
14:17 2019-05-28

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks could also spark progress in negotiations between the U...
01:51 2019-07-09

"BJP Suffered Political Untouchability, Violence": PM Modi After Mega Win Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his party, the BJP, has had to contend with twin challenges - political untouchability and political violence. But today, "in the political canvas of the nation...
14:17 2019-05-27

Afghans deported from Germany face violence, other perils Since 2016, Germany has deported about 600 Afghans whose applications for asylum were rejected. When they land, they are given €150 and left to fend for themselves. Observers say this practice is irre...
11:34 2019-05-27

Papua New Guinea: Dozens killed in tribal violence Tribal fighting in Papua New Guinea's lawless highlands has killed dozens, including pregnant women and several children. Prime Minister James Marape vowed to bring the instigators of the violence to ...
10:17 2019-07-10

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They protested outside a South Side store on Wednesday. (M...
06:17 2019-05-23

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been all...
08:51 2019-05-22

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Fury was rising among the relatives of dozens of inmates killed in prison riots as they demanded the release of the bodies for burial, more than two days after prisoners attacked each other in several...
07:17 2019-05-30

Fears of violence as Sudan gets ready for 'million man' march Generals urged not to hurt protesters who plan to pour on to streets of KhartoumTens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Sudanese cities in the first mass demonstrations since a crackd...
19:34 2019-06-30

‘Words must never be met with violence’ urges UN, following Taliban threat to journalists   Following last week’s public threats by Taliban militants to deliberately target media outlets in Afghanistan, the United Nations mission chief in the country reiterated his call on Thursday for journ...
19:17 2019-06-27

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
13:34 2019-06-04

Smoking at home a form of domestic violence, Thailand says Authorities in Thailand are facing backlash after introducing a new law that will classify smoking in households as a form or domestic abuse, or violence....
20:51 2019-06-27

Migrants face violence as US makes them wait in Mexico Migrants who are being forced to wait in Mexico while they try to win asylum in the U.S. complain they are being subjected to violence in border cities...
02:00 2019-06-28

Warriors coach Kerr delivers gun violence message Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr delivered a pointed message via a T-shirt on Sunday, urging people to vote for those who will bring change to America's gun laws....
09:17 2019-06-03

Germany records small uptick in far-right extremist violence Violent crimes motivated by xenophobia rose slightly in Germany last year, the country's domestic intelligence agency has reported. The agency has been accused of blindness to neo-Nazi terrorist cells...
11:51 2019-06-28

Rights group warns of use of violence during Sudan rallies CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International says Sudanese authorities must guarantee the safety of protesters ahead of planned mass rallies and following a deadly military crackdown that has left more than 100...
17:17 2019-06-28

Sudan’s army warns of violence during planned rallies Sudan’s ruling military council is warning protest leaders of “destruction or damage” ahead of planned mass rallies over the weekend calling for civilian rule over two months after the military ouster...
17:00 2019-06-29

Odubel Herrera Arrested For Suspected Domestic Violence Multiple outlets are reporting that Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night after police responded to a report of domestic violence in Atlantic City, New Jersey....
13:00 2019-05-29

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
07:34 2019-06-01

Government supporters rally in Hong Kong to seek end to violence Thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday for a pro-government rally to call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against an extradition bill triggered clashes between police and activis...
12:51 2019-07-20

Oregon Capitol shuts down after potential threat of militia violence Plans for the Oregon Senate to meet Saturday were scrapped after Oregon State Police identified a potential threat from militia groups.        ...
18:51 2019-06-23

3 White Supremacists Get Prison Time for Charlottesville Rally Violence Three members of the white supremacist group Rise Above Movement were sentenced to more than two years in prison on Friday for attacking protesters at the 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesvil...
13:17 2019-07-21

EU: Sudan military responsible for deaths, violence committed against the public The European Union said Monday it holds the ruling Transition Military Council responsible for the deaths of over a hundred people in Sudan since the military cracked down on peaceful protesters earli...
11:34 2019-06-18

Every cop in this Alaskan police department has a domestic violence record: report Every cop in one Alaska city has a domestic violence record — including the chief, a shocking new investigation into lax hiring standards at police departments throughout the state has revealed....
07:34 2019-07-19

Cuomo announces new crackdown on fare-beaters, transit violence Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a new crackdown on fare evasion and transit violence in the city, with 500 officers sent to police 50 subway stations and 50 bus routes. Among the ranks will be 2...
01:34 2019-06-18

Georgia prepares for first LGBT pride amid threats of violence After being beaten in Tbilisi six years ago, the country’s LGBT activists are ready to be boldSix years on, the violent scene remains imprinted in the minds of Georgia’s LGBT community: dozens of gay ...
02:00 2019-06-17

South African army sent into townships to curb gang violence Move follows thousands of deaths in Cape Flats, but critics say it will not address causesSoldiers have begun patrolling poor neighbourhoods on the outskirts of Cape Town in a controversial move aimed...
18:34 2019-07-19

Wrong To Blame "Outsiders" For Political Violence In Bengal: RSS Chief Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat Sunday lamented the "political violence" in West Bengal and said calling those protesting against such killings as "outsiders" was wrong....
07:00 2019-06-17

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Inquiry Into Police Violence Antagonism is growing between protesters and the Hong Kong police force, which is accused of using excessively violent tactics at antigovernment demonstrations....
10:00 2019-07-21

Domestic violence against men – German states move to break taboos For the first time ever, two German states are launching an initiative to help male victims of domestic violence. Officials in Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia say they want to break the taboos surr...
01:17 2019-06-19

France, Britain, Egypt, UAE, U.S., Italy call for immediate end of Libya violence France, Britain, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, United States and Italy on Tuesday called for an immediate end of hostilities around Tripoli and warned of attempts by "terrorist groups" to take adva...
19:17 2019-07-16

Hong Kong leader condemns 'rioters' for Sunday's violence Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, on Monday condemned the protesters who clashed with police the night previous inside an upscale shopping mall as "rioters" while defending the actions of law ...
07:51 2019-07-16

What a Rising Tide of Violence Against Muslims in India Says About Modi’s Second Term On June 22, a viral video did the rounds on social media in India. A young Muslim man tied up, bleeding profusely all over his body, hands folded, was being lynched by a mob that forced him to chant o...
22:51 2019-06-28

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family, plunging the leadership of the U.S. military in...
12:34 2019-06-19

UN votes to make tackling central Mali violence a priority The Security Council has voted unanimously to beef up the mandate of the more than 16,000-strong peacekeeping mission in Mali to help tackle escalating violence and re-establish government authority i...
18:51 2019-06-28

West calls on Albanians to avoid violence in disputed election European bodies and the United States called on Albanian parties on Friday to avoid violence during mayoral elections, due to be held across the country on Sunday despite being declared illegal by the...
18:17 2019-06-28

Authorities meet to discuss cartel violence along southern border TUCSON- Local and state authorities are working together to address the increase of deaths on the doorstep of the southern border due to cartel violence. Cartel members are now seeking asylum in Dougl...
06:34 2019-06-19

"Situation Under Control": Bengal Counters Centre's Advisory On Violence There were only a few "stray post-poll clashes" in West Bengal and the situation in the state was "under control", the Mamata Banerjee government said Sunday in a letter to the centre, which had......
00:01 2019-06-10

TPD identifies domestic violence suspect arrested in 21-hour standoff TUCSON – The man arrested in connection to Monday’s 21-hour police standoff at a southeast side residence was identified by Tucson Police Department Wednesday morning. At around 9 p.m. Mon...
23:34 2019-06-27

| All Blacks coach winds back on domestic violence comments All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has moved to clarify comments he made in the wake of Sevu Reece's selection that downplayed the role of gender in domestic violence....
10:17 2019-07-10

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this month, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday....
17:17 2019-06-18

Mahatma Gandhi Was Spiritual Leader Of US Non-Violence Movement: Pelosi Mahatma Gandhi was the spiritual leader of America's non-violence movement, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi has said as she described how the Indian leader influenced American....
02:34 2019-07-12

Panel Formed To Draft Central Law For Checking Violence Against Doctors The Union Health Ministry has entrusted an eight-member sub-committee with the task of drafting a central law to check violence against doctors and other medical professionals, a long-standing demand....
22:51 2019-07-13

Hong Kong’s Leader, Faced With More Clashes, Condemns Violence Carrie Lam is scrambling to assert her government’s authority after several increasingly volatile demonstrations and a surge in anti-police sentiment....
17:17 2019-07-15

Polish city holds first LGBTQ pride parade despite far-right violence A Polish city celebrated its first-ever LGBTQ equality march on Saturday, but it struck a starkly different tone to the joyous and hedonistic affairs associated with pride parades....
16:17 2019-07-21

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States,...
13:34 2019-06-16

US briefing: Trump in Britain, Jared Kushner, and violence in Sudan Monday’s top story: Protests expected as US president arrives in London for three-day state visit. Plus, Warriors level NBA finals in Game 2Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good ...
13:17 2019-06-03

Southern Arizona family raising awareness for domestic violence TUCSON —  A Southern Arizona mother is grieving the loss of her daughter who was shot and killed just a few weeks ago. On Saturday, the family of 25-year-old Marilynn Pacheco held a car wash nea...
05:17 2019-07-14

Political violence against women tracked for first time as attacks soar Analysts to compile database to track spike in cases, with female politicians and campaigners increasingly targetedViolence targeted against female politicians and activists will be tracked for the fi...
13:34 2019-06-10

Violence rages in Libya as fighters attempt to advance into Tripoli The Libya National Army (LNA) force of Khalifa Haftar, who is allied to a parallel government in the east, started an offensive to take Tripoli almost two months ago but has not breached the city's so...
23:17 2019-05-25

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn’t just make-believe for the...
19:34 2019-05-27

Phillies' Odúbel Herrera faces domestic violence charge Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odúbel Herrera was arrested in Atlantic City on Monday night on a charge of simple assault following an alleged domestic incident....
07:51 2019-05-29

Japan’s Recluses Already Faced Stigma. Then Came 2 Shocking Acts of Violence. Experts worry that a new wave of fearmongering will leave the recluses known as hikikomori even more vilified and painted falsely as prone to heinous crimes....
13:51 2019-06-06

Vaping linked to violence, property theft among teens in US: study Puffing could be the gateway to delinquency. Teens who vape are more likely to steal and commit violent crimes, according to a new study out of the University of Texas and San Antonio. The study, publ...
20:17 2019-05-29

After 75 years, the D-Day landings are fading from memory, but one veteran still grapples with the violence of war REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Allied troops stormed ashore at Normandy on June 6, 1944, beginning the long, bloody fight to retake Western Europe. Leon Gautier was one of the first French commandos to h...
02:51 2019-06-06

The Latest: African Union official condemns Sudan violence The chairman of the African Union Commission is strongly condemning the violence in Sudan and urges the country’s Transitional Military Council “to protect the civilians from further harm.”...
15:34 2019-06-03

Five Terrorists From Kashmir Shun Path Of Violence, Surrender: Report Five youths from Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, who had joined terrorist organisations, shunned the path of violence and surrendered, police said on Saturday....
12:00 2019-06-01

Injured gilets jaunes protest in Paris against police violence ‘March of the mutilated’ calls for ban on use of explosive grenades and rubber bulletsAbout 200 gilets jaunes have staged a “march of the mutilated” through central Paris. Among them were people serio...
19:17 2019-06-02

Death toll in Sudan violence rises to 60, doctors' group says The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan's Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen significantly to 60, a doctors group linked to the ...
08:34 2019-06-05

Sudan opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence Sudan's opposition on Tuesday rejected a plan by its military rulers to hold elections within nine months, a day after the worst bout of violence since President Omar al-Bashir was overthrown in April...
20:51 2019-06-04

| WATCH: Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flood the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement and to denounce violence against women....
15:34 2019-06-04

Sudanese opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence Sudan's opposition on Tuesday rejected a plan by its military rulers to hold elections within nine months, a day after the worst bout of violence since Omar al-Bashir was ousted as president in April....
13:00 2019-06-04

Guns and lies in America: decoding an unlikely gun violence success story Why the Guardian US is launching a major project on the dramatic drop in gun homicides in the Bay AreaThis year-long project investigates what works to reduce the daily toll of gun violence in America...
09:51 2019-06-04

The world over, people in crisis suffer sexual violence – this scourge must end Tackling gender violence in crises requires changes of response and focus – as delegates in Oslo for a major summit will be toldNomtaz Begum had lived all her life in Myanmar. Two years ago, men in un...
19:00 2019-05-23

Northwest Nigeria violence drives 20,000 into Niger since April: UNHCR Violence in northwest Nigeria has forced around 20,000 refugees to seek safety in neighboring Niger since April, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday....
12:00 2019-05-28

Julio Urias of Dodgers Placed on Leave After Domestic Violence Arrest Urias, 22, was arrested on Monday night for “intimate partner battery,” the police in Los Angeles said. The commissioner’s office will investigate the situation....
20:34 2019-05-21

Palestinians report Gaza truce with Israel as violence ebbs Palestinian officials said an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement was reached with Israel on Monday to end a recent surge of violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel....
14:34 2019-05-22

Death toll from violence in Sudan rises to 61: health ministry The official death toll in Sudan from violence that erupted on Monday has risen to 61, the director general of the Health Ministry said on Thursday, up from a previous toll of 46....
13:17 2019-06-06

Muhlaysia Booker: an advocate against trans violence is mourned in Texas Before her death, Booker spoke about her attack, which was captured on video, to raise awareness about violence faced by transgender womenA week after enduring a sustained beating in front of a jeerin...
16:51 2019-05-21

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people....
17:34 2019-06-15

Uneasy calm in Hong Kong after day of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced for possible further clashes across the city's financial district on Thursday after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be...
21:51 2019-06-12

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
15:51 2019-05-21

Japan Is Among the World’s Safest Countries, Though It Has a Grisly Record of Mass Violence A 41-year-old man shouting “you die!” ran into an anime studio in Kyoto and set it ablaze Thursday morning, killing 33 people and injuring 36 others. Police said the man sprayed sprayed an...
14:51 2019-07-19

Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien arrested on suspicion of domestic violence Longtime Redskins quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence Sunday, according to online jail records.       ...
18:51 2019-07-01

Ex-Redskins quarterback Mark Rypien arrested on domestic violence charge Former Washington Redskins quarterback Mark Rypien, who led his team to a 1992 Super Bowl victory and now faces mental health issues he says result from his years on the field, has been charged with d...
20:17 2019-07-01

Biplab Deb Appeals For Peace Amid Cases Of Political Violence In Tripura Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has appealed to all parties in the state to stop violence and said his government would take stern action against the perpetrators irrespective of their......
00:51 2019-05-30

Syria: Thousands of children ‘hemmed in’ by ‘brutal and gratuitous’ spike in violence A marked escalation in fighting has put tens of thousands of children in northwest Syria at “imminent risk of injury, death and displacement”, the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) chief warne...
05:51 2019-05-31

NFL won’t suspend Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill in domestic violence case involving son Hill, 25, cleared to return to Chiefs following investigationWide receiver had been accused by fiancee of hurting sonTyreek Hill has been cleared to report to Chiefs training camp next week after the ...
21:00 2019-07-19

Poll Finds Americans Fearful Heated Rhetoric Will Fan Flames of Violence A majority of Americans fear all the racist and otherwise offensive rah rah being spewed in the name of public discourse lately will lead to outright violence, and that it needs to stop....
04:17 2019-07-20

Cory Booker on Virginia Beach shooting: 'We're not helpless to stop' gun violence Democratic candidates Elizabeth Warren and Booker make case for gun control reform in terms of tackling everyday shootingsAfter 12 people were shot dead at a government building in Virginia Beach on F...
19:17 2019-06-02

Congo abuses drive global rise in sexual violence against women Study identifies DRC, India and South Sudan among countries where women are at greatest risk of attackSexual violence is on the increase both inside and outside of wartime contexts and women remain th...
11:34 2019-06-28

Violence Involving ISIS Prisoners Leaves Dozens Dead in Tajikistan The Justice Ministry said the violence broke out at a prison near the capital when militants armed with knives killed three guards and several prisoners....
14:32 2019-05-21

Don't Miss: social media violence, lowdown on AI, scary black holes Watch a town descend into chaos after a social media hack, learn how much we really know about AI, explore science-art links – and peer inside black holes...
14:32 2019-05-21

Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss Under Investigation Over Domestic Violence Allegations Mike Fleiss, the creator of The Bachelor, is under investigation by police. As E! News reported earlier today, the producer's pregnant wife, Laura Fleiss, was granted a temporary......
04:34 2019-07-18

Calls To Trigger Violence Tomorrow, Centre Warns States Before Counting There could be attempts to trigger violence during the counting of votes tomorrow for the Lok Sabha elections, the Home Ministry warned today, sending out alerts to chief secretaries and police chiefs...
17:17 2019-05-22

Violence Erupts in Indonesia’s Capital in Wake of Presidential Election Results The authorities said they would limit social media access one day after supporters of a defeated presidential candidate took to the streets in protest....
14:00 2019-05-22

Domestic violence call leads to weapons stash bust in Queens Cops uncovered a stash of weapons — including an Uzi submachine gun — from a Queens home when they responded to a domestic violence call this week, police said. Officers were responding to...
07:51 2019-06-02

Child marriages spike in Philippines violence-marred Marawi city A jihadist siege in the Philippines' Muslim-majority Marawi city displaced over 400,000 people in 2017. People are returning to their homes, but with a sense of insecurity. This is making them take dr...
21:51 2019-07-12

The west turns a blind eye to Middle Eastern violence at its own peril | Dr Amr Darrag In failing to hold Egypt and Saudi Arabia to account over the deaths of Giulio Regeni and Jamal Khashoggi, the west is making a rod for its own backThe parents of Giulio Regeni, the Italian doctoral s...
17:01 2019-05-25

Greater response needed to worsening West African violence: U.N. head Islamist attacks are spreading so fast in West Africa that the region should consider bolstering its response beyond current military efforts, and donors should back such a move, the head of the Unite...
22:17 2019-07-10

Chicago mayor: Police 'are losing the streets' to major eruptions of violence Chicago’s new mayor is taking issue with the city's police department as the city continues to see far more homicides than New York and Los Angeles, as well as major eruptions of other violence....
01:51 2019-07-18

El Chapo’s Life Sentence a ‘Pyrrhic Victory’ for Mexico as Violence Soars One of the biggest disappointments of El Chapo’s capture is that instead of ending the drug trade, it has instead been a major catalyst of the violence now consuming Mexico....
02:00 2019-07-18

A domestic violence accuser's arrest for taking her husband's guns isn't what it might seem, prosecutor says A Florida prosecutor has downgraded the charges facing a woman who seized her estranged husband's guns after he was accused of domestic violence. But the prosecutor denied previous narratives that she...
09:34 2019-07-05

Ryan Phillippe explains his side of alleged domestic violence incident Ryan Phillippe insisted that he did not assault his ex-girlfriend Elsie Hewitt in a recent deposition, telling lawyers that he only “attempted to pick her up like a baby.”...
16:34 2019-05-28

Indonesian women suffering 'epidemic' of domestic violence, activists warn Marital rape not being prosecuted enough, campaigners say, in a country where women face growing harassmentActivists have warned of an “epidemic” of sexual harassment and violence against women in Ind...
04:00 2019-07-18

Global pact to fight workplace violence and harassment nears agreement A global treaty aimed at protecting workers from violence and harassment is expected to be agreed next month, though some "tricky" issues remain, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on We...
13:01 2019-05-29

Parkland survivor Emma González criticises Madonna for gun violence video Madonna described the video for God Control, in which a shooter opens fire on a nightclub dancefloor, as a ‘wake up’ callEmma González, a survivor of the Parkland school shooting in which 17 people we...
12:17 2019-07-03

"Time We Ended This Violence": Nusrat Jahan Calls For Peace In Bengal Trinamool Congress lawmaker Nusrat Jahan, who has made a considerable splash with her debut in parliament, today called for an end to political violence in Bengal....
01:34 2019-07-03

Former Redskins QB Mark Rypien pleads not guilty to domestic violence charge Rypien, who claimed last year that he suffers from mental illness that he believes was caused by hits taken during his NFL career, said in a joint statement with his wife that he "did not commit any c...
09:51 2019-07-02

BJP Delegation Meets Governor Over Post-Poll Violence In West Bengal A BJP delegation Tuesday met Governor KN Tripathi to lodge complaint about post-poll violence in West Bengal and demanded deployment of army in parts of the state to control the situation....
23:34 2019-05-21

Trump administration declares emergency in violence-plagued rural Alaska U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in rural Alaska and pledged $10.5 million in federal funds to combat some of the nation's worst rates of sexual assault,...
02:17 2019-06-29

‘It’s Not Safe Here.’ Migrants Detail Violence They Face as U.S. Makes Them Wait in Mexico (CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico) — Roberto Escalona Moreno says he witnessed a double murder on the street last week near the hostel where he is staying. The Cuban immigrant has been assaulted, and his f...
01:17 2019-06-28

Baltimore mayor floats idea of boxing matches to reduce gun violence Let’s get ready to rumble? Public boxing matches might be a way to reduce gun violence in Baltimore, the city’s new mayor says. Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young, who took office last month, floated the unor...
00:34 2019-06-04

Catalan leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial nears end Jailed Catalan separatist leaders denied the prosecutors' charge of inciting violence in the Spanish region's failed bid for independence and used their final arguments in a four-month Supreme Court t...
21:51 2019-06-12

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an outbreak....
18:17 2019-06-18

UPDATE 3-Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military as reports of domestic violence in his family surfaced, stoking uncertainty abou...
21:34 2019-06-18

Activists push for action on National Gun Violence Awareness Day – live news Campaigners will be wearing orange as a tribute to Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year-old shot dead in Chicago in 2013Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.07pm BST Rep. Eric Swalwell has r...
17:17 2019-06-07

Police officer shot while responding to domestic violence call dies SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sacramento Police Department has confirmed that a female officer shot while assisting on a domestic violence call has died. Deputy Chief Dave Peletta said during a news confer...
12:17 2019-06-20

Mamata Banerjee Provoking Violence In West Bengal, Says Babul Supriyo Union Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo on Tuesday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of provoking violence in the state and employing her party workers and police for the same....
04:17 2019-06-12

Post-poll violence toll in India's West Bengal rises to 15 A bomb killed two people in West Bengal on Monday, taking the death toll in post-election violence to 15, police said, as workers of India's ruling party clashed with a regional rival in the populous ...
14:34 2019-06-11

At least 95 slain in Mali village amid surge in ethnic, extremist violence Nineteen others are missing, officials said Monday, as authorities continued to search for bodies. Officials said the assailants also set dwellings on fire and killed livestock....
20:34 2019-06-10

| WATCH: Violence breaks out as police try to clear Hong Kong protesters Police fight with protesters in Hong Kong, using batons and pepper spray as they try to clear demonstrators from the city's parliament after a massive crowds marched against plans to allow extradition...
02:17 2019-06-10

Most Americans believe politicians’ heated rhetoric can lead to violence, report finds 78% of Americans say aggressive language from elected officials makes violence against targeted groups more likelyA majority of Americans believe that heated or aggressive rhetoric from politicians ca...
18:17 2019-06-19

Guterres hails historic Convention banning violence and harassment at work A landmark international agreement banning violence and harassment in the workplace has been applauded by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, after it was adopted on Friday at the International Lab...
20:34 2019-06-21

Backlash after domestic violence victims given blunt knives to prevent stabbings Domestic abuse victims will be given blunt knives by cops in a bizarre bid to stop attacks in the home. The shock move is being piloted by police in Nottinghamshire, England with 100 “no point&#...
18:51 2019-06-13

2 Dead In Violence Near Kolkata, BJP Plans Report To Amit Shah: 10 Points Violence flared up in Bengal again, in which two persons died and three were injured today. The location was Bhatpara, barely 30 km from Kolkata, which saw massive violence during the recent Lok Sabha...
14:17 2019-06-20

Union Minister Urges States To Enact Law Protecting Doctors From Violence Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today asked states to consider enacting specific legislation for protecting doctors and medical professionals from any form of violence in the wake of the recent......
16:34 2019-06-15

Dodgers Pitcher Julio Urias Won't Be Charged In Domestic Violence Investigation The Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney will not file misdemeanor charges against Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias. Urias was arrested on May 13 after witnesses reportedly told law enforcement that the...
23:00 2019-06-04

Centre Seeks Report From Bengal Government On Political Violence: Sources A week after it issued an advisory to the West Bengal government to contain the political violence that has kept the state on the edge since before the national elections, the centre has sought a......
16:34 2019-06-15

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in ...
09:17 2019-06-05

'Real' violence: coming to grips with the ethics of virtual reality brutality Two VR artworks at this year’s Dark Mofo ask the viewer to endure confronting simulations. Are we complicit if they give us a thrill?It’s morning, and the first thing that comes up in my Instagram fee...
01:00 2019-06-22

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violence in Darfur, and those who have suffered at the ha...
00:00 2019-06-20

Cuba is driving dissidents off island with threats of violence and jail, report finds Thirty-five activists, journalists and artists have been forced to leave the island in two years, human rights group saysCuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt ...
22:00 2019-06-19

Pregnant mothers give birth in olive groves after fleeing Syria violence Officials in the last rebel outpost in Syria have told Sky News an estimated 700,000 people have been forced out of their homes due to a recent surge in violence in Idlib province....
20:51 2019-05-25

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representative of the United Nations in the country, told the...
14:32 2019-05-21

'Grave consequences' await if new deadly escalation of violence in Gaza continues - top UN official The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, is “deeply concerned by yet another dangerous escalation in Gaza and the tragic loss of life”. According to...
20:34 2019-05-21

Gavin Newsom triples funding to combat gun violence in updated Calif. budget California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an updated state budget that calls for $27 million to go toward combating gun violence, triple the amount he originally suggested in January....
17:17 2019-05-21

'Tinderbox of violence': Ocasio-Cortez tears into Stephen Miller over family separation Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday savaged White House adviser Stephen Miller for his role in engineering the administration’s family separation policy, accusing him of abetting the humanitarian ...
20:34 2019-07-12

No Visible Bruises by Rachel Louise Snyder review – domestic violence in America An explosive new book condemns the male culture that sees 50 women a month in the US shot dead by the men they loveWhat do we talk about when we talk about domestic violence? We talk about the scary, ...
12:51 2019-06-10

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent Government measures to pro...
15:34 2019-05-21

Violence in Mali Put an End to a Thriving Tourist Industry. Now the Government Wants to Tap Into China’s Tourism Market A dozen Chinese tourists, armed with their cameras, are capturing the sights, standing on sandstone cliffs looking over dusty plains 1500 feet below. The sky is clear: in the distance, hundreds of vil...
09:17 2019-06-19

New York Giants suspend safety Kamrin Moore after domestic violence incident New York Giants safety Kamrin Moore has been suspended indefinitely after he was arrested for "an alleged domestic violence-related incident," the team announced Monday....
04:00 2019-07-16

Soldiers held hostage, villagers killed: the untold story of Venezuelan aid violence At dawn on February 22, as Venezuela's opposition was preparing to bring humanitarian aid into the country, a convoy of military vehicles drove into the indigenous village of Kumarakapay on its way to...
17:00 2019-05-21

Nightingale director Jennifer Kent defends 'honest' depiction of rape and violence The Babadook creator’s new film set in 1825 Tasmania has become the flashpoint of this year’s Sydney film festival. Warning: contains spoilersThe Babadook director Jennifer Kent has defended her new f...
06:17 2019-06-11

Cameroon: Clear ‘window of opportunity’ to solve crises rooted in violence - Bachelet The UN human rights chief on Monday welcomed Cameroon’s willingness to cooperate over finding workable solutions to “major human rights and humanitarian crises”, caused by months of serious unrest and...
16:34 2019-05-21

LA Sparks guard Riquna Williams suspended 10 games for domestic violence incident Veteran guard suspended 10 games for December incidentWilliams, 29, set WNBA single-game scoring record in 2013The WNBA has suspended Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams 10 games for a domestic v...
02:34 2019-07-17

Sudan: top UN official demands cessation of violence and rape against civilians by security forces Following recent reports of attacks and rape by security forces and paramilitaries against the pro-democracy protesters in Sudan who have been holding a sit-in outside army headquarters in the capital...
00:34 2019-06-14

The WNBA Players Association Is Contesting Riquna Williams's Domestic-Violence Suspension On Tuesday, the WNBA issued a statement announcing that Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams would be suspended for 10 games as a result of an incident of suspected domestic violence in December, ...
21:34 2019-07-17

Violence rocks Hong Kong protests while China, U.S. clash over extradition bill The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.        ...
16:17 2019-06-12

San Francisco school board votes to paint over murals showing slavery and violence Artwork at high school, which shows a dead Native American and black slaves, at center of decades of controversyThe San Francisco school board has unanimously voted to paint over a series of graphic s...
11:34 2019-06-28

Prosecutors Drop Domestic Violence Charges Against Phillies Outfielder Odubel Herrera Following a hearing today in Atlantic City Municipal Court, domestic violence charges against Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera have been dropped, because his girlfriend and alleged vict...
19:51 2019-07-03

An Officer Being Sued For Failing To Help Lauren McCluskey Screwed Up In Another Domestic Violence Case The Salt Lake Tribune has obtained records from the University of Utah that show one of the police officers accused of mishandling the Lauren McCluskey case was disciplined about four months following...
19:34 2019-07-03

Dracula’s Balls: Weapons of Hyper-Violence Used by Vlad III Discovered Under Bulgarian Fortress Archaeologists excavating at the medieval Bulgarian ‘Zishtova Fortress’ have unearthed  ‘stone cannonballs’ which are thought to have been used by Vlad III [Tepes], the historical inspiration for Bram...
09:17 2019-06-09

Major broadcast networks barely mentioned Antifa violence against journalist: group Major broadcast news shows bypassed the violent Antifa protests that left several injured -- including a conservative writer whom neither ABC, NBC, nor CBS mentioned....
23:17 2019-07-02

'Steps for peace': Oakland residents take stand against gun violence after 36th death this year Dozens gather two days after shooting as Operation Ceasefire program helps save livesTwo days after 66-year-old Thomas Romerson was fatally shot near a church in Oakland, California, community members...
16:17 2019-06-21

Restrictions, unmet promises, unbridled violence in Sudan, a ‘recipe for disaster’, says Bachelet After nationwide protests across Sudan on Sunday, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday called on Sudanese authorities to lift restrictions on the internet and launch independent invest...
20:51 2019-07-03

Barnet stabbing: Third arrest made after third brother from same family killed in London violence Police have arrested a third person in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man who is the third brother from the same family to be murdered in London violence....
03:51 2019-06-28

Violence, romance and glittering jewels: the Bolshoi Ballet visits Australia – in pictures Russia’s globally renowned Bolshoi Ballet is in Queensland performing two ballets from the company’s repertoire: the bombastic Spartacus by Yuri Grigorovich, and the glittering triple bill Jewels by G...
18:51 2019-06-27

Guatemalans head to the polls to elect president amid tensions over migration, violence Nineteen candidates will compete in the election, which is expected to yield no outright winner, forcing the top two vote getters to face off in a second round on Aug. 11....
14:51 2019-06-16

Barnet stabbing: Victim named as third brother from the same family to be murdered in London violence David Bello-Monerville, 38, was stabbed to death in a street battle earlier this week Six years ago, Joseph Burke-Monerville was shot in the head in a car Trevor Monerville, 26, died in 1994 after bei...
03:17 2019-06-22

Les Miles agrees with one-game suspension for Pooka Williams after domestic violence charge Kansas coach Les Miles said the one-game suspension for star running back Pooka Williams after a misdemeanor domestic battery charge was right decision.       ...
18:51 2019-07-15

Dutch court bans Hells Angels biker club, citing violence A Dutch court banned the Hells Angels motorcycle club and ordered all of its chapters to close in the Netherlands, saying the organization has a track record of violent crime and is a danger to public...
22:51 2019-05-29

Wichita State basketball player Teddy Allen arrested on domestic violence charge Wichita State basketball player Teddy Allen was arrested early Thursday on suspicion of domestic violence, theft and criminal damage to property.       ...
21:17 2019-06-14

Protests, violence in Haiti prompts international call for ‘realistic and lasting solutions’ to crisis Opposition-led protests in Haiti calling for the president to step down, which sparked violence last week, have prompted a group of senior diplomats, included the top UN official there, to issue a sta...
14:32 2019-05-21

WNBA suspends Los Angeles Sparks' Riquna Williams 10 games for domestic violence Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams was arrested on April 29 and charged with two felony counts. Her criminal case is ongoing.       ...
02:34 2019-07-17

90 Day Fiancé's Larissa Dos Santos Lima Charged With Domestic Violence After Fight With Colt Johnson UPDATE: The verdict is in. Larissa Dos Santos Lima has been ordered by a judge to pay a $345 fine and serve 48 community service hours. Her attorney, Adam M. Vander Heyden tells E! News,......
22:34 2019-05-30

The Mark Field video is chillingly familiar to anyone who recognises male violence | Suzanne Moore The sight of a minister manhandling a female protester should be shocking, but some felt able to look on – or even defend itThe gut knows. The gut processes what the eye sees. A woman slammed up again...
19:17 2019-06-21

Jailed Catalan separatist leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial ends The jailed Catalan leaders were given a chance to speak for 15 minutes at the end of their trial in Madrid. They denied the charges of rebellion, sedition and misappropriation of public funds, and cal...
04:51 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protests: Government buildings closed after days of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong authorities have shut down some government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after another day of violence over a controversial extradition bill....
04:51 2019-06-13

New York Giants suspend safety Kamrin Moore over alleged domestic violence incident The New York Giants have suspended safety Kamrin Moore as a result of an alleged domestic violence-related incident, the team announced Monday.       ...
21:00 2019-07-15

Secret Service report finds mass attackers leave warning signs before violence WASHINGTON — Almost all the people who carried out mass attacks in the United States last year made threatening or concerning communications beforehand, and more than three-quarters prompted concern f...
07:00 2019-07-10

From violence to dialogue: as land conflicts intensify, UN boosts efforts to resolve disputes through mediation The town of Kitchanga, in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), hosts the highest concentration of internally displaced people in the country, and has been one of the regi...
16:34 2019-05-26

Philadelphia Phillies' Odubel Herrera suspended for 85 games in domestic-violence case Domestic-violence charges were dropped against Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera, but MLB suspended him for the remainder of the season.       ...
09:17 2019-07-06

After scuffles, Hong Kong police warn protesters to refrain from violence, leave scene Hong Kong police appealed to protesters on Saturday to refrain from violence and leave the area after scuffles in the town of Sheung Shui, where thousands of demonstrators had converged earlier in the...
13:51 2019-07-13

Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera arrested, placed on leave after reported domestic violence incident Herrera, 27, was arrested in Atlantic City after an incident in the Golden Nugget Hotel. Officers ID'd the victim as his 20-year-old girlfriend.        ...
09:17 2019-05-29

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’, says senior UN envoy  Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis said on Friday...
19:17 2019-06-21

Sudan: ‘The violence must stop’, says UNICEF chief, ‘gravely concerned’ over death of 19 children since military backlash At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 injured since a military backlash against protesters began earlier this month, prompting the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UN...
21:51 2019-06-11

Deadly violence at Israel-Gaza border escalates dangerously: UN chief condemns in strongest terms The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, is following with “deep concern” the latest developments across the Gaza-Israeli border and urges all parties to exercise maximum restraint. Ove...
17:17 2019-05-21

MLB slams umpires union over tweet accusing Padres' Manny Machado of committing 'violence in the workplace' Major League Baseball and its umpire’s union are publicly feuding after the latter accused San Diego Padres star Manny Machado of committing “violence in the workplace” following his ejection over the...
04:34 2019-06-20

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and the Philippines, along with other issues of globa...
06:17 2019-07-13

Phillies Outfielder Odubel Herrera Suspended For Remainder Of MLB Season For Violating Domestic Violence Policy Days after prosecutors dropped domestic violence charges against Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera, Major League Baseball announced that Herrera has been suspended for 85 games....
10:00 2019-07-06

Plumstead and Wandsworth murders: Fourteen arrests after two killed and three injured in 12 hours of violence in south London Fourteen arrests have been made after 12 hours of violence in south London which saw two teenagers killed within minutes of each other and another three men stabbed in a separate attack....
20:34 2019-06-15

Chicago FOP president praises officers who gave up holiday time to patrol streets, stem gun violence The president of Chicago's Fraternal Order of Police praised the 1,500 officers who gave up their holiday to patrol the streets and help lower the number of shootings. ...
19:51 2019-07-08

Ripple effect of sexual violence in conflict threatens ‘collective security’, stains ‘our common humanity’, says UN chief  Sexual violence in conflict is a “threat to our collective security” and a “stain on our common humanity”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message commemorating the Inter...
00:34 2019-06-20

Johnny Depp says Amber Heard painted fake bruises on her face to ‘fabricate’ domestic violence claims Johnny Depp has accused his ex-wife Amber Heard of painting fake bruises on her face in order to “fabricate” claims of domestic violence against him – while claiming he was the true victim of abuse in...
15:34 2019-05-21

Chiefs star Tyreek Hill denies child abuse, domestic violence claims in new recording: 'I didn't do nothing' A new 11-minute audio recording of Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill has surfaced in which the 25-year-old Hill denies claims that he abused his fiancée and their 3-year-old son....
03:51 2019-07-13

London violence: Four killed including heavily pregnant woman in 24-hour bloodbath on the capital's streets Heavily pregnant woman, 26, stabbed to death in Croydon - her baby survived but is in critical condition in hospital Just before 6pm on Saturday, a man died following a fight in Coldharbour lane in Br...
14:17 2019-06-30

Despite peace deal, Central African Republic’s population faces daily acts of violence, UN envoy warns Although the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR), armed groups and civil society representatives are all taking part in the process that followed the signing of a deal signed in February,...
02:34 2019-06-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents; UN chief says tax pollution, not people for climat...
22:51 2019-05-28

‘Huge’ stakes, ‘daunting’ job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference One-in-three girls or women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime, and “the risk multiplies” during a conflict or natural disaster, the Executive Director of UNICEF told delegate...
00:01 2019-05-25

Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss' Pregnant Wife Granted Temporary Restraining Order After Accusing Him of Domestic Violence The Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss has been accused by his pregnant wife of domestic violence and demanding she get an abortion. Laura Fleiss, the estranged wife of the reality TV maker,......
20:51 2019-07-17

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria vaccine in Malawi, thousands seeking shelter in Lib...
23:51 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGBT ban; UNICEF’s plea for Afghani children; Brazil’s...
00:01 2019-05-25

Vomit violence: A 'large amount' of throw up led to New Mexico Uber shooting The driver shot and killed the passenger after a dispute stemming from vomit and a potential clean-up fee.        ...
01:01 2019-05-31

Top surgeon named as first 'violence reduction chief' to help tackle stabbings and shootings in London A top surgeon has been appointed the NHS's first clinical director for violence reduction in a bid to tackle London's epidemic of stabbings and shootings....
16:17 2019-06-19

Crowd chants 'love, not violence' at funeral for slain Instagram star Bianca Devins Family and friends gathered Friday at Utica's Church of Our Lady of Lourdes to remember Bianca Devins, who had recently graduated from high school.        ...
00:17 2019-07-21

Too many jails continue to be 'plagued by drugs, violence and appalling conditions', chief inspector of prisons warns Too many prisons are still plagued by drugs, violence and appalling living conditions, with rising suicides and daily attacks blighting life behind bars, a watchdog warned Parliament today....
12:51 2019-07-09

Hong Kong protests: Leader Carrie Lam condemns 'use of extreme violence' as calm returns to streets Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned what she called the "extreme use of violence and vandalism" by protesters who stormed the city's legislature yesterday....
12:51 2019-07-02

Friday’s Daily Brief: ending violence and harassment at work, Mauritania elections, Khashoggi expert interview, WFP partial pull-out of Yemen food aid, updates on Eritrea, North Korea This Friday: Worldwide violence and harassment ban at work; WFP partially pulls Yemen aid to stem food theft; crackdown on Catholics in Eritrea; Central African Republic food crisis deepens, and much ...
23:17 2019-06-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investiga...
00:34 2019-07-13

Bianca Devins' murder is 'not an Instagram story,' domestic violence expert says Domestic abuse experts say Bianca Devins' death is less about social media dangers and more about patterns of violence against women related to power.        ...
20:51 2019-07-17

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17:17 2019-07-18

British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to matchA British football fan who says he was detained and tortured while on holiday in the United Arab Emirates ...
17:17 2019-07-18

Kenyan marathoner Biwott banned for eight years – AIU Kenyan marathoner Salome Jerono Biwott has been banned for eight years after being found guilty of committing a second doping violation, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Thursday in another ...
17:34 2019-07-18

Yates 'proud' of stage win but insists helping Adam remains priority "A beaming Simon Yates completed his Grand Tour trilogy on Thursday, but says helping his brother Adam is his \u0027main goal\u0027 after Stage 12 of the Tour de France."...
18:00 2019-07-18

Monsoon rains turn millions of children’s lives ‘upside down’ across South Asia Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, and put the lives of millions more at risk, according to the United Nations Children...
18:17 2019-07-18

Iran seizes foreign tanker, U.S. vows to protect vital Gulf waterway Iran said on Thursday it had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel in the Gulf, and the U.S. military commander in the region said the United States would work "aggressively" to ensure free passage o...
18:34 2019-07-18

Russia summons U.S. diplomat in Moscow in protest over visa row Russia summoned a representative of the U.S. embassy in Moscow on Thursday to issue a protest after U.S. officials alleged Russia had refused visas to teachers at an international school in Moscow, th...
18:34 2019-07-18

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the agency says will eventually enable humans to reach Mar...
18:34 2019-07-18

In photos: Moments from golf's 2019 British Open Top golfers from around the world descend on the Royal Portrush Golf Club for the British Open in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The tournament runs through July 21, 2019....
19:00 2019-07-18

Watch: Justin Upton tries home run rob, horribly misjudges fly ball Los Angeles Angels outfielder Justin Upton wildly misjudged a fly ball during a loss to the Houston Astros, attempting a home run robbery at the wall as the ball landed in the outfield....
19:00 2019-07-18

Charles Barkley calls Kevin McHale 'best player I ever played against' Charles Barkley played against some of the greatest players in NBA history but said that none were tougher than Kevin McHale.       ...
19:17 2019-07-18

Will Overseas Elite win a fifth consecutive TBT? That's the $2 million question Overseas Elite has done what shouldn’t be possible in a one-and-done format: Win 25 straight games, four consecutive titles and a combined $7 million.       ...
19:17 2019-07-18

How to tell the new Nintendo Switch console apart from the old one Nintendo a few days ago unveiled its second Switch console, the Switch Lite that’s all about handheld gameplay, featuring no support whatsoever for TVs. Soon after that, the company quietly conf...
19:34 2019-07-18

Yemen: UN Envoy ‘guilty’ of optimistic hope that war is ‘nearing the end’ With Yemen once again at a “crucial moment” the UN Special Envoy trying to facilitate peace there told Security Council members on Thursday that despite the dangers of being over optimistic, he could ...
19:51 2019-07-18

| UK's Johnson suggests EU would bear some blame for no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, suggested Wednesday that the EU would bear some responsibility if he took his country out of the bloc without a divorce deal....
20:00 2019-07-18

Sinclair Set to Complete Largest Junk-Bond Sale Since 2016 A subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group is poised to complete the largest U.S. junk-bond sale in more than three years, drawing substantial demand from investors to support its purchase of regional s...
20:51 2019-07-18

Apollo 11 Anniversary: Everything You Need to Read on the Moon Landing The New York Times has been covering the anniversary of the moon landing, looking back at the event’s meaning and forward to humankind’s next giant leaps in space....
20:51 2019-07-18

US networks improved in early 2019 with help from 5G upgrades Did you have fewer gripes about your cellphone service earlier this year? You're not alone. JD Power's latest US wireless network quality study indicates that the ratio of complaints about...
21:17 2019-07-18

Peruvian, Fortifying and Frank, at Warique in Queens At this Jackson Heights restaurant, the owner Jimmy Lozano shows off his grandmother’s secrets in dishes like pollo a la brasa, a spiced, spit-roasted chicken....
21:17 2019-07-18

Johnson's confirmation as PM 'likely to prompt resignations' Boris Johnson's expected confirmation as Britain's next prime minister would likely prompt resignations from ministers opposed to his "do or die" approach to Brexit, Sky News has been told....
21:34 2019-07-18

Google suspends Viagogo from advertising over trust concerns Google took action on Thursday after concluding that the Swiss firm was in breach of its advertising policy, basing its decision on advice from advertising regulators....
21:51 2019-07-18

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Business advocacy organizations sharply criticized the House of Representatives for passing a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15, saying it would be a costly job killer....
22:00 2019-07-18

Barcelona 'offer £90m plus two players to PSG for Neymar' "Barcelona have reportedly made their first official approach to bring Neymar back to the Nou Camp in an extraordinary player-plus-cash offer to Paris Saint-Germain."...
22:17 2019-07-18

‘Send her back!’ chant: Sen. Tillis says Trump doesn’t control crowd, while Rep. Walker fears it will define GOP The two North Carolina Republicans’ divergent responses to the chant at Wednesday’s Trump rally in their state underscore how the president’s attacks on four minority congresswomen have roiled the GOP...
22:34 2019-07-18

50 Cent, Janet Jackson and others to perform in Saudi Arabia amid criticism of human rights record "It’s profoundly distressing that they have chosen money over morals," Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, said of the artists set to perform at Jeddah World Fest....
22:51 2019-07-18

Ford Escape The fourth generation of Ford?s Escape crossover, arriving in fall 2019, sports a comprehensive redesign that returns the gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain to the lineup, reduces weight by as much a...
23:00 2019-07-18

Man reached into parked car, fondled sleeping Brooklyn woman: cops A stranger fondled a woman as she slept in the passenger seat of a parked car in Brooklyn, police said. The 32-year-old victim was sleeping in a car parked at 83rd Street and Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridg...
23:00 2019-07-18

Former champion Duval chalks up near-record 14 on one hole Former champion David Duval came within one shot of matching the highest single-hole score at a British Open when he ran up 14 strokes at the par-five seventh during the opening round at Royal Portrus...
23:17 2019-07-18

Castro calls impeachment punt 'mistake,' warns that Trump could get 'clean bill of political health' Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro is taking aim at fellow Dems in the House of Representatives for voting against a resolution to introduce articles of impeachment against Republican Pre...
23:17 2019-07-18

Michaels-Beerbaum: 'Role models should speak their minds' Speaking to DW, Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum, one of the most successful women in show jumping, talks about being a pioneer in a male-dominated sport and why athletes should speak their mind when it com...
23:17 2019-07-18

Republican Sen. Rand Paul blocks 9-11 victims’ compensation bill Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday blocked fast-track approval of a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money....
23:34 2019-07-18

U.S. Stocks Turn Positive After Fed Comments U.S. stocks broke into positive territory late Thursday after a Federal Reserve official urged central banks to lower interest rates swiftly on signs of economic weakening....
23:34 2019-07-18

The Rebranded Hilton Honors Surpass Card Offers Incredible Perks For $95 Per Year American Express is rebranding its Hilton Honors American Express Ascend Card as the Hilton Honors American Express® Surpass Card, and launching an exciting limited time offer to coincide with the cha...
23:51 2019-07-18

Night shifts, long hours linked to miscarriages and preterm births (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who work nights or long hours may be more likely to have a miscarriage or preterm delivery than mothers with day jobs, a research review suggests....
23:51 2019-07-18

Rangers sign forward Phillip Di Giuseppe As the Rangers decide how to handle their cap crunch, they’ve added another contract to the books. The team announced Thursday the signing of free agent forward Phillip Di Giuseppe. The 25-year-...
00:00 2019-07-19

American dream turns partisan: 88% GOP ‘achievable,’ 38% Democrats ‘unattainable’ When President Trump at his North Carolina rally Wednesday night said that the GOP is “the party of the American dream,” he highlighted how the national ethos has turned partisan....
00:17 2019-07-19

Matt Taven on Lethal rivalry, Ring of Honor’s challenge, heel advice Matt Taven has held the Ring of Honor world championship for more than 100 days since winning it in a ladder match during April’s G1 Supercard at Madison Square Garden. The New England native puts the...
00:34 2019-07-19

What causes red spots on the penis? A variety of health conditions can cause red spots on the penis, including eczema, balanitis, and some sexually transmitted infections. Learn about these and other causes here....
00:34 2019-07-19

A Century Before Trump’s ICE Raids, the U.S. Government Rounded Up Thousands of Immigrants. Here’s What Happened Advocates who work with migrants in the U.S. were braced for last weekend to bring Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids that aimed to deport thousands of undocumented immigrants, and Mexico...
00:51 2019-07-19

Great Barrier Reef authority urges 'fastest possible action' on emissions Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says ‘further loss of coral is inevitable’The federal agency that manages the Great Barrier Reef has made an unprecedented call for urgent action to reduce gre...
03:00 2019-07-19

‘The Numbers Are Just Horrendous.’ Almost 30,000 Species Face Extinction Because of Human Activity Overfishing, hunting and land development have pushed more species closer to extinction, according to a new report. The Red List report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) fou...
03:17 2019-07-19

Colombia court upholds conditions for restarting aerial coca fumigation Colombia's constitutional court on Thursday upheld its own restrictions on the aerial spraying of the herbicide glyphosate to eliminate coca, the base ingredient in cocaine, but said its use could be ...
04:17 2019-07-19

Kilmarnock dumped out of Europa League by Connah's Quay Nomads Welsh side win 2-0 at Rugby Park to seal 3-2 aggregate winCrusaders will face Wolves in second qualifying roundAngelo Alessio endured a nightmare home debut as Kilmarnock manager, as the hosts crashed...
04:34 2019-07-19

Asia stocks gain, dollar sags as Fed reinforces rate cut expectations Asian stocks gained and the dollar sagged on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official all but cemented expectations of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
05:17 2019-07-19

The bigger picture of Yankees’ huge doubleheader sweep The Yankees proved Thursday night they can win with or without Aaron Boone at the helm. Fearing his players and coaches might get tossed for blistering neophyte fill-in umpire Brennan Miller’s strike ...
05:17 2019-07-19

ATP roundup: Delbonis upsets Cuevas at Swedish Open Federico Delbonis of Argentina recorded a 6-4, 6-4 victory over third-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Swedish Open at Bastad....
05:34 2019-07-19

LEADING OFF: 'Savage' Yanks host Rockies, deadline watch LEADING OFF: 'Savage' Yanks host Rockies, Stroman and Minor being watched, Eovaldi set to rejoin Red Sox, Montgomery finally pitches for Royals       ...
07:34 2019-07-19

De Blasio nominee won’t give specifics on Taxi and Limousine Commission concerns Meet the new boss — same as the old boss? Mayor de Blasio’s pick to head the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission — a former deputy of recently-departed chair Meera Joshi ̵...
08:17 2019-07-19

Talks between Venezuela government and opposition continuing, says mediator Norway Talks between the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition are continuing in Barbados, the foreign ministry from mediator Norway said late on Thursday in a rare statement a...
08:34 2019-07-19

Fatal stabbings of mom, 3 kids leave relatives, friends devastated; suspect in custody, authorities say Friends and family of a 29-year-old Georgia mother and her three children, who were found fatally stabbed in an apartment Wednesday, say the tragedy has come as a total shock to the community, accordi...
08:34 2019-07-19

As Russian “FaceApp” gobbles up user photos, Schumer asks FBI to investigate Enlarge / The FaceApp application displayed on Apple's App Store. (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto) Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has called for a federal investigation into FaceApp,...
09:00 2019-07-19

Police Make Arrest in the Killing of Zoe Spears, Whose Death Marked the 10th of a Black Trans Woman This Year A Baltimore man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of Zoe Spears, a 23-year-old whose death last month outside Washington, D.C., marked the 10th this year of a black t...
09:00 2019-07-19

Chicago Police Board fires 4 officers for alleged cover-up of fatal shooting of black teenager The Chicago Police Board voted to fire a sergeant and three officers for their alleged roles in covering up the 2014 fatal police shooting of a black teenager....
09:51 2019-07-19

Watching Porn in Incognito Mode? Google, Facebook Can Still Track You Google, Facebook and even Oracle cloud are secretly tracking the porn you watch even when you switch on the "incognito" mode on your laptop or smartphone....
11:17 2019-07-19

Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Season 11 Out Now on Netflix Jerry Seinfeld is back with another batch of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Season 11 guests include Eddie Murphy, Seth Rogen, Ricky Gervais, Matthew Broderick, and Jamie Foxx among others....
11:17 2019-07-19

Samsung Galaxy A80 vs OnePlus 7 Pro Samsung Galaxy A80 price in India is set at Rs. 47,990 for the lone 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant, while the OnePlus 7 Pro price starts at Rs. 48,999 for the base 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option and....
11:17 2019-07-19

Lily Allen: ‘The book I wish I’d written? Harry Potter, for obvious reasons' The singer and memoirist on the appeal of Enid Blyton, Russell Brand, and why George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four is overratedThe book I am currently readingConversations with Friends by Sally Rooney...
11:34 2019-07-19

Kim Kardashian thanks Trump, Pompeo and Kushner for efforts to get A$AP Rocky released from Sweden jail Kim Kardashian West thanked President Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and senior Trump adviser Jared Kushner Thursday for their apparent efforts to get rapper A$AP Rocky released from prison in ...
11:51 2019-07-19

Dem socialist Julia Salazar allegedly dipped into trust fund during state senate campaign: report Julia Salazar — the Brooklyn state senator who has been called out for falsely painting herself as a working-class immigrant — was living off a trust fund while mounting her socialist-themed campaign,...
12:00 2019-07-19

Healthy Food Making You Feel Uncomfortable? Blame It On Food Adulteration  With an increasing demand for organic and healthy food, most of the food that we consume today has its own side-effects, caused mainly due to adulteration. Here is a list of the most commonly......
12:00 2019-07-19

Netherlands partially responsible for Srebrenica massacre, court rules The Dutch Supreme Court upheld a ruling that Dutch UN peacekeepers had failed to protect 350 people in Bosnia in 1995. The judges found however that the Dutch government was only 10% liable for the at...
12:34 2019-07-19

How to request FaceApp to remove your data from its servers Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. FaceApp is the talk of the town right now. Everyone’s trying o...
12:34 2019-07-19

We shouldn’t colonize Mars without knowing if aliens were there before us Transforming the red planet to support life has long been a dream of science fiction. Mars is now too cold to support life. Its atmosphere is also too thin to protect any living organisms from harmful...
12:34 2019-07-19

US briefing: Iran tensions, racist chants and Kyoto Animation fire Friday’s top story: Tehran denies that US shot down its drone in strait of Hormuz. Plus, the Cats movie trailer is trending for all the wrong reasonsGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential...
12:51 2019-07-19

Iran denies that US shot down its drone in the Strait of Hormuz Iran on Friday denied that the United States took down one of their drones in the Strait of Hormuz, as President Trump had said hours earlier. “We have not lost any drone in the Strait of Hormuz...
13:34 2019-07-19

Exclusive: IEA revising oil demand growth forecast down on slowing economy The International Energy Agency (IEA) is reducing its 2019 oil demand forecast due to a slowing global economy amid a U.S.-China trade spat, its executive director said on Thursday....
13:34 2019-07-19

SBI ATM Rules: Free Transactions, Withdrawal Limit, Other Details Here SBI Debit Card: SBI customers can generate request for a cheque book, make bill payments, register for mobile banking and IMPS service using SBI ATM....
13:51 2019-07-19

No deal would be disastrous. Labour must lead a national campaign to stop it | Owen Jones After alienating supporters with its Brexit stance, it can regain the initiative by blocking Boris Johnson’s dangerous fantasyOff a cliff they march: bowler hat-wearing, besuited Englishmen, left leg ...
14:00 2019-07-19

Passengers incensed: Vienna trials perfumed subway trains Austrian city follows success of €1 a day season ticket with another sweet deal for commutersThe rush-hour subway train glides into the station, the doors snap open and passengers move forward to boar...
14:00 2019-07-19

Trump has made Ilhan Omar the face of his re-election strategy In Omar, the president has at long last found a face to his stigmatization of Muslims – and so, too, have his alliesThe chants of “send her back” reverberated across the rally of thousands on Wednesda...
14:00 2019-07-19

Caretaker's £100k stress claim after 'rows with super-head caused breakdown' A caretaker who alleges he suffered a breakdown after a personality clash with a headteacher who "turned around" a failing school is claiming £100,000 compensation for work-related stress....
14:17 2019-07-19

Lok Sabha Passes Protection Of Human Rights (Amendments) Bill The Lok Sabha today began a discussion on a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which, the government said, will make the National Human Rights Commission and state human rights......
15:17 2019-07-19

| Etzebeth dismisses talk of 'B-team Boks' Springbok captain Eben Etzebeth has shrugged off any suggestion of a second string line-up for Saturday’s Rugby Championship match against Australia....
16:00 2019-07-19

| Vos wins women's La Course ahead of Tour de France stage Dutch cyclist Marianne Vos won La Course race around Pau on Friday after a steep climb towards the finish line took Australia's Amanda Spratt out of the reckoning....
16:00 2019-07-19

Thunder execs got death threats after trading Paul George: ‘Kill everybody’ One man went to extreme measures to express his disapproval of the Thunder trading All-Star Paul George. Oklahoma City police are investigating a potential death threat from an angered fan who severel...
17:01 2019-07-19

11,000 hours of unheard mission control audio restored for Apollo 11 50th anniversary A Sundance Film Festival award-winning film titled "Apollo 11" helped kick off the 50th anniversary celebration of the Apollo 11 mission Thursday night....
17:51 2019-07-19

Merkel feels solidarity with minority congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Merkel on Friday distanced herself from U.S. President Donald Trump's comment that four minority Democratic congresswomen should "go back" to where they came from....
18:01 2019-07-19

Why Have Novels About Royalty Stormed the Y.A. Best-Seller Lists? Ruthless and treacherous, the characters in these books may be kings, queens and pawns, but they act a lot like the people at a teenager’s lunch table....
18:17 2019-07-19

Mueller witness George Nader charged with transporting 14-year-old boy for sex, child porn George Nader, who was a key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's probe, has been charged in a new federal indictment with transporting a 14-year-old boy for sex, child porn, and carrying o...
18:17 2019-07-19

Athens residents flee as strong earthquake shakes Greek capital No immediate news on injuries or damage after 5.3-magnitude quake rattles southern GreeceA strong earthquake has struck near Athens, causing residents of the Greek capital to run into the streets.The ...
18:34 2019-07-19

Tom Cruise Back In Top Gun Sequel With Kawasaki Ninja H2 The trailer of the new Top Gun film shows Tom Cruise's character Maverick pulling off the covers off the Kawasaki GPZ900R used in the 1986 film, but also shows the Kawasaki Ninja H2 in the new film....
18:34 2019-07-19

Blessed be the fruit! 'Handmaid's Tale' stars Bradley Whitford, Amy Landecker are hitched With a nod to "The Handmaid's Tale," Amy Landecker announced on Instagram that she is "of Bradley," elopement style.        ...
18:34 2019-07-19

Trump’s Selling Overpriced Straws to Idiots Who Drink Bud Light With a Beer Cozy Nothing says “I stand with America” like doing coke off a Russian prostitute’s naked ass while using a Trump-branded straw, and thank God the president’s branding team saw fit to add his name and a ri...
18:51 2019-07-19

Up to half of exiting CEOs don't quit. They get fired When companies announce their CEOs are leaving, they may offer any number of vague reasons. But it's rare that they'd ever say the chief executive was "fired" or explain precisely why....
19:17 2019-07-19

AmEx warns of higher costs as it boosts rewards program, shares fall American Express Co warned of higher operating costs this year as the credit card issuer spends heavily on rewards programs to attract customers in an increasingly crowded market, sending its shares ...
19:17 2019-07-19

Polishing the Nationalist Brand in the Trump Era Conservative thinkers are trying to bring intellectual coherence to the Trumpian moment under the banner of nationalism. But can it be cleansed of its darker currents?...
19:34 2019-07-19

Senegal vs Algeria live stream: how to watch African Cup of Nations 2019 final online from anywhere A tournament of giant killings, dramatic finishes and great goals, the 2019 African Cup of Nations has lived up to all expectations. Tonight's final now has the makings of being a classic. And yo...
20:51 2019-07-19

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink says ECB must buy equities to stimulate euro zone BlackRock Chief Executive Larry Fink said on Friday the European Central Bank will need to purchase equities to stimulate Europe's economy, and that leaders should find ways to have investors embrace...
20:51 2019-07-19

JC Penney hires advisers to explore debt restructuring JC Penney has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing US retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Th...
21:00 2019-07-19