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UPDATE 2-German minister pushing to resolve trade disputes with U.S.

German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier on Thursday said he sees a 50-50 chance of averting U.S. auto tariffs, and that it will likely take weeks or m...

UPDATE 2-German minister pushing to resolve trade disputes with U.S.

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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

US diplomacy pushing Middle East towards war, says ex-UK minister Alistair Burt sums up Donald Trump’s policy in the region as ‘hit them in the nuts first’America’s “hit them in the nuts first” diplomacy is helping put the Middle East on a dangerous trajectory towar...
17:17 2019-05-31

Trade Disputes Are Weakening Future Growth, OECD Says Conflicts between the U.S. and its major trade partners have weakened business investment around the world, threatening to hamper future as well as current rates of economic growth, the OECD said....
14:38 2019-05-21

Oil slips to $64 as trade disputes outweigh supply concerns Oil slipped to around $64 a barrel on Tuesday after fresh signs the U.S.-China trade dispute is dragging on the global economy and oil demand, outweighing OPEC supply cuts and Middle East tensions....
11:17 2019-07-09

China disputes it ever agreed to US demands in trade deal Chinese officials disputed Monday they ever agreed to the "extravagant demands" the U.S. requested as part of a trade deal and said that further talks could only occur in an atmosphere of "mutual resp...
15:51 2019-05-21

Oil rises as supply concerns outweigh trade disputes Oil rose above $64 a barrel on Tuesday as OPEC supply cuts and Middle East tensions outweighed the U.S.-China trade dispute that is dragging on the global economy and oil demand....
12:51 2019-07-09

China says it and U.S. can find way to resolve trade issue China and the United States can find a way to resolve their trade dispute if legitimate concerns are taken into consideration, China's commerce ministry said on Thursday....
10:17 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Encompass Health to pay $48 mln to resolve False Claims Act allegations -U.S. DOJ Encompass Health Corp has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday....
19:17 2019-06-28

"Provoking Disputes Is Naked Economic Terrorism": China On US Trade War Provoking trade disputes is "naked economic terrorism", a senior Chinese diplomat said on Thursday, ramping up the rhetoric against the United States amid a bitter trade war that is showing no signs.....
10:34 2019-05-30

Putin stands by China, criticizes U.S., in trade, Huawei disputes Aggressive U.S. tactics such as a campaign against Chinese telecoms firm Huawei will lead to trade wars - and possibly real wars - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday, in a show of solidar...
18:00 2019-06-07

Oil prices ease as trade disputes outweigh supply concerns Oil prices dipped on Tuesday on demand concerns following the latest signs the U.S.-China trade war is dragging on the global economy, although the potential for conflicts in the Middle East offered s...
10:34 2019-07-09

China rejects threats, tariffs as way to resolve trade war BEIJING (AP) — China’s Commerce Ministry says officials on both sides are preparing for a meeting of Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping next week in Osaka, but that threats and tariffs will ...
14:34 2019-06-20

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
16:17 2019-06-14

UPDATE 3-Fortum makes progress in talks to resolve Uniper standoff Fortum on Tuesday made progress in talks over cooperation with energy group Uniper , of which it owns 49.99%, shortly after activist funds stepped back from increasing pressure on the Finnish utility ...
21:51 2019-05-21

China tells US provoking trade disputes is 'naked economic terrorism' Senior official says China is ‘not afraid’ of a trade war as Beijing signals potential restrictions on rare-earth exportsProvoking trade disputes is “naked economic terrorism“, a senior Chinese diplom...
19:00 2019-05-30

Taking aim at U.S., China says provoking trade disputes is 'naked economic terrorism' Provoking trade disputes is "naked economic terrorism", a senior Chinese diplomat said on Thursday, ramping up the rhetoric against the United States amid a bitter trade war that is showing no signs o...
07:34 2019-05-30

Oil bounces back, but markets remain fragile amid trade disputes Oil prices jumped more than 1% on Friday amid OPEC supply cuts and Middle East tensions, but still did not fully recoup losses earlier in the week on economic slowdown jitters and swelling inventories...
06:01 2019-05-24

Trade disputes are damaging growth and must be tackled 'at a multilateral level,' OECD says Global trade tensions that are hitting growth and investment need to be dealt with at a multilateral level, the OECD's chief economist told CNBC Tuesday....
17:00 2019-05-21

S. Korea, Japan fail to resolve growing trade dispute South Korea and Japan have failed to immediately resolve their dispute over Japanese export restrictions that could hurt South Korean technology companies...
04:00 2019-07-13

USDA predicts agricultural exports will fall $6.3B this year amid trade disputes America's agricultural exports this year are predicted to fall some $6.3 billion from last year, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture....
22:17 2019-05-31

WRAPUP 1-Taking aim at U.S., China says provoking trade disputes is 'naked economic terrorism' China's Vice Foreign Minster Zhang Hanhui said on Thursday deliberately provoking trade disputes amounted to "naked economic terrorism", as Beijing continued to dial up its rhetoric amid the festering...
04:34 2019-05-30

China pushing US to back down on Huawei in trade deal China is demanding the Trump administration back down on its sanctions against tech company Huawei Technologies as part of an eventual trade deal between the two nations....
19:17 2019-06-27

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China: letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses an...
06:34 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces environmental pressure under the terms of the EU-Merco...
04:17 2019-07-04

UPDATE 2-Oil Minister Zanganeh says hopeful Iran's oil exports will improve - TV Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday that he was very hopeful of an improvement in the country's crude exports, state TV reported, in spite of tightened U.S. sanctions on Tehran's main so...
01:51 2019-07-08

UPDATE 2-Contest to replace May as British prime minister hots up The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with five candidates now vying for a job whose central task will be to find a way to take a divided Britain out of th...
12:51 2019-05-25

UPDATE 1-Italy's economy minister hopes Atlantia will buy stake in Alitalia Italian Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Friday he hoped infrastructure group Atlantia would buy a stake in Alitalia, the troubled airline company the government is struggling to rescue....
09:34 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be sold to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd....
05:17 2019-06-11

Tory donor lined up for trade minister role Theresa May risks igniting a cronyism row during the final weeks of her premiership by lining up a Conservative Party donor as the government's next trade and investment minister....
21:34 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-Algeria to block Total from buying Anadarko's Algerian assets - minister Algeria will block Total from acquiring Anadarko's assets in Algeria, energy minister Mohamed Arkab told reporters on the sidelines of a conference on Sunday....
03:51 2019-05-27

UPDATE 1-Algeria to seek "good compromise" over Total's Anadarko deal - minister Algeria's energy minister said on Monday he would seek a "good compromise" when asked about his earlier comments that Algiers would block a plan by France's Total to buy Anadarko's Algerian assets....
17:34 2019-05-27

UPDATE 1-Brazil Supreme Court minister holds up sale of Petrobras units A Brazilian Supreme Court minister has issued a ruling that calls for the suspension of some major divestments by Petroleo Brasileiro SA, according to a document seen by Reuters on Monday, possibly cr...
21:51 2019-05-27

UPDATE 2-Brazil Supreme Court minister holds up sale of Petrobras units A Brazilian Supreme Court judge has issued an injunction suspending some major divestments by Petroleo Brasileiro SA, according to a document seen by Reuters on Monday, possibly creating a major heada...
01:51 2019-05-28

UPDATE 2-Embattled Brazil minister assails authenticity of leaked texts in corruption probe Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Wednesday that a criminal organization was responsible for alleged leaks of his private messages as a federal judge, which raised questions about his eth...
18:17 2019-06-19

UAE Foreign Minister In India; Energy, Trade High On Agenda Of Visit United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan arrived here Sunday night and will hold talks with his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar to boost cooperation in key sectors......
04:51 2019-07-08

Australia's finance minister calls for an 'ongoing commitment to free trade' "We would argue that an ongoing and protracted trade war is not in anybody's interest," said Mathias Cormann, Australia's finance minister....
14:34 2019-06-28

German minister upbeat on Iran trade vehicle before Rouhani talks All the formal requirements for a European payment system for barter-based trade with Iran designed to circumvent U.S. sanctions are now in place and it should be operational soon, German Foreign Mini...
09:17 2019-06-10

Trade war and Iran tensions creating a 'very unstable' oil market, Russia minister says Current geopolitical tensions are making it harder and harder for oil-producing nations to make decisions that will help stabilize crude prices, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told CNBC Sunda...
14:38 2019-05-21

German trade minister places 50-50 odds on resolving auto tariffs German Economic Minister Peter Altmaier said Thursday there were even odds that the U.S. and the European Union could reach a deal that would avoid the Trump administration imposing tariffs on autos a...
02:51 2019-07-12

The real threat to Britain is a hard-left government, UK trade minister warns The Conservative Party must unite under its next leader – whoever that may be – in order to avoid the "threat" of a "hard-left" government, the U.K.'s international trade minister told CNBC....
22:34 2019-06-27

Canada endorses plan to stop Trump administration from disrupting WTO: trade minister Canada's trade minister is endorsing a European Union plan to prevent the Trump administration from paralyzing the World Trade Organization's dispute-settlement body later this year....
14:51 2019-06-04

UK's Johnson would meet Trump to negotiate trade deal after becoming Prime Minister: The Times Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister would want to meet U.S. President Donald Trump within the first two months of becoming prime minister to negotiate a post-Brexit ...
05:00 2019-07-15

Japan trade minister blasts South Korea for 'mistaken' explanation after bilateral meeting Japanese Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday it was "regrettable" that the South Korean government had made what he said was an erroneous explanation after the two sides sat down for a worki...
06:51 2019-07-16

UK Trade Minister to apologize after leaked cables call Trump 'inept' and 'clumsy': report The U.K.’s Trade Minster on Monday said he will apologize to Ivanka Trump after leaked diplomatic cables showed Britain’s ambassador to the United States describing President Trump as “dysfunctional” ...
16:17 2019-07-08

UPDATE 1-China says will respond if U.S. escalates trade tension China will respond firmly if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said further tariffs were ready to kick in i...
13:00 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said on Tuesday that Beijing was ready to resume trade talks with Washington, but blamed the U.S. side for frequently "changing its mind" on tentati...
02:51 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Fox host, Chinese state TV anchor face off over trade war A Chinese state TV anchor and a host from Fox Business, whose sparring over the U.S.-China trade war has been avidly followed on Chinese social media, brought their duel to the American cable network...
09:34 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest economic attack accordingly....
19:51 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-Scotch Whisky Association urges U.S. and EU to end trade stand-off The Scottish government and the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) urged the United States and the EU on Tuesday to end a trade dispute after Washington threatened tariffs on $4 billion of goods includin...
20:17 2019-07-02

UPDATE 1-Trump, Xi set for high-stakes trade war talks in Japan U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set for a high-stakes meeting in Japan on Saturday that could salvage trade talks or plunge the world's two largest economies into a de...
05:00 2019-06-29

UPDATE 1-U.S. trade chief says talking with China won't stop cheating U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods may not be enough to force Beijing to make the economic reforms demanded by the United States, but the trade barriers are the only recourse given dialogue has failed, the...
21:34 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-India-U.S. trade talks end without major progress -sources U.S. and Indian trade negotiators ended talks on Friday without making major progress on a range of disputes over tariffs and other protectionist measures imposed by both sides that are straining bila...
18:34 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-Scotch Whisky Association urges U.S. and EU to end trade stand-off The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) urged the United States and the European Union on Tuesday to end a trade dispute after Washington threatened tariffs on $4 billion of goods including Scotland's mos...
15:34 2019-07-02

UPDATE 1-U.S.-China trade war of words heads for Fox cable TV face-off China's war of words with the United States over their escalating trade dispute will reach a crescendo of sorts when a broadcaster from Chinese state television debates a Fox Business host in prime ti...
00:34 2019-05-30

RPT-UPDATE 1-Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this week's Paris Airshow with little to celebrate desp...
08:34 2019-06-17

UPDATE 4-U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new round of talks after the world's two largest economi...
07:00 2019-07-10

UPDATE 3-U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new round of talks after the world's two largest economi...
01:17 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-U.S. expects China to buy farm products during trade talks -Kudlow White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday said China was expected to move forward with agricultural purchases from the United States even as trade talks resumed between the two countries, w...
16:51 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-India plays down Trump decision to remove U.S. trade privileges The Indian government said on Saturday it will continue to seek to build strong economic ties with the United States despite a decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to end preferential trade treatme...
15:34 2019-06-01

UPDATE 3-Hudson's Bay Co sales slump; optimistic about China trade impact Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co on Thursday posted a wider-than-expected loss as sales at its Lord & Taylor unit fell, but said it was optimistic about its ability to deal with the ...
19:17 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that President Donald Trump might ease U.S. restrictions on Huawei if there was progress in the trade row with China - but absent a deal, Washingt...
19:34 2019-06-09

UPDATE 2-U.S. wants new trade pact with Canada, Mexico passed by summer -Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was pushing to get the U.S. Congress to ratify the new North American trade agreement this summer after both Canada and Mexico signaled they are read...
21:51 2019-05-30

UPDATE 4-Hudson's Bay Co sales slump, optimistic about China trade impact Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co on Thursday posted a wider-than-expected loss as sales at its Lord & Taylor unit fell, but said it was optimistic about its ability to deal with the ...
22:51 2019-06-13

UPDATE 2-European shares end slightly higher as trade worries linger Gains for metal and mining companies helped European stocks end slightly higher on Thursday, with concerns over an attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman and continuing U.S.-China trade tensions sappin...
19:17 2019-06-13

UPDATE 4-U.S. wants new trade pact with Canada, Mexico passed by summer -Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was pushing to get the U.S. Congress to ratify the new North American trade agreement this summer after both Canada and Mexico signaled they are read...
03:00 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-Cargill fourth-quarter profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Commodities trader Cargill Inc reported a 41% slump in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war and also flooding in the central United S...
16:51 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft -WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street J...
05:51 2019-05-23

UPDATE 2-U.S. trade chief says he can 'work out' Democrat concerns over North America pact The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday he is ready to work with lawmakers "sooner rather than later" to address concerns over a new North American pact, even as a leading Democrat cited probl...
20:51 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators urge Trump not to use Huawei as bargaining chip in trade talks U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Marco Rubio on Thursday urged the Trump administration not to use Huawei Technologies Co as a bargaining chip in trade talks with China that might allow expanded use of t...
19:17 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., knocks trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while saying Japan had a substantial edge on trade that negotiators were tryin...
12:51 2019-05-25

REFILE-UPDATE 4-U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new round of talks after the world's two largest economi...
07:51 2019-07-10

UPDATE 2-Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., knocks trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while gently knocking Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that nego...
13:51 2019-05-25

UPDATE 4-Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticises trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiator...
17:17 2019-05-25

UPDATE 2-Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the trade conflict between the two neighbors worsens, t...
06:51 2019-06-01

UPDATE 1-Pence, Trudeau to discuss Huawei and China trade issues in Ottawa -official U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will discuss their countries' joint dispute with China over Huawei during a meeting in Ottawa on Thursday, a senior U.S. admin...
04:34 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-USTR, Treasury say China pursuing 'blame game' on trade talks breakdown U.S. President Donald Trump's administration said on Monday that China was pursuing a "blame game" in recent public statements and a weekend white paper that misrepresented the trade negotiations betw...
07:17 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions -Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico, with U.S.-based domestic equities funds posting $...
03:17 2019-06-07

UAW disputes VW's neutrality on eve of union vote in Tenn. The UAW contends Volkswagen has held multiple mandatory meetings with workers in Chattanooga, pushing anti-union materials. VW denied the allegation, along with other speculation that emerged in the d...
00:17 2019-06-12

Mexico and US trying to tweak USMCA rules about settling disputes The U.S. and Mexico are working on adding a side deal to the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade to address Democrats’ concerns over the deal’s dispute resolution systems, a top Mexican official sai...
07:17 2019-07-06

Huawei confident it can resolve ARM suspension Huawei said it was confident it could resolve the situation that has seen its chip design partner ARM suspend collaboration after the United States said it could block the Chinese company's access to ...
22:34 2019-05-22

Iraqi general disputes murder accusation against U.S. Navy SEAL An Iraqi general testifying for the defense in the murder trial of U.S. Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher said he never saw the platoon leader mistreat a wounded detainee before he died, contradicting prosec...
05:17 2019-06-28

Trump embraces Modi, despite disputes with India, in message to China President Trump lavished praise on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G-20 summit in Japan, turning an expected confrontation over trade into a show of unity at China’s expense....
02:51 2019-06-29

Huawei Disputes U.S. Cyber Firm's Findings of Flaws in Gear Huawei has disputed the findings that said its gear is far more likely to contain flaws than equipment from rival companies, characterizing the analysis as incomplete and inaccurate....
12:34 2019-07-05

Kevin Durant, doubtful for Game 1, disputes notion Warriors are better without him Durant unlikely to play in Thursday’s Game 1 due to calf injuryGolden State have won five straight games since losing DurantAll-Star is miffed at narrative Warriors are better without him Golden State...
10:51 2019-05-25

Shanahan disputes reports US might send 10,000 more troops to counter Iran He didn’t call it “fake news,” but acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told reporters at the Pentagon that their sources “aren’t feeding you right information.”...
22:51 2019-05-23

Report: Spartans paid $1.2 million to settle Title IX disputes Michigan State paid $1.2 million combined to a woman and a former football player after two Title IX investigations first exonerated the player, then reversed that decision, ESPN reported Wednesday af...
06:51 2019-07-11

China, North Korea look to strengthen ties amid US disputes Chinese President Xi Jinping meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are locked in dispute with the United States — Xi over...
06:17 2019-06-19

EU leaders reconvene to resolve top jobs impasse After marathon talks ended without a compromise, EU leaders are meeting again to try and overcome a deadlock over key job nominations. The talks came as the newly-elected European Parliament kicked of...
12:34 2019-07-02

US, Iran voice resolve in brinkmanship, say war not sought The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply with the international agreement that keeps it from...
01:00 2019-06-19

We may never resolve our conflicted feelings about Michael Jackson If you have conflicted feelings about Michael Jackson on the 10th anniversary of his death, you are not alone. Don't expect to resolve them soon.        ...
21:00 2019-06-27

How to use the Apple Support app to resolve technical problems If there's a tech issue or glitch with your Apple product, you can use the Apple Support app to find troubleshooting tips and chat with a representative....
02:34 2019-05-25

Fifa to hand out tougher punishments for racist incidents and financial disputes Fifa has significantly updated its disciplinary code for the first time in 15 years, with major changes made to how it deals with discrimination and financial disputes, football's world governing body...
01:00 2019-07-12

Canadian man accused of spying for China tangled in prolonged secrecy disputes It has been more than five years since Qing "Quentin" Huang was arrested in Burlington, Ont., following an RCMP-led investigation called Project Seascape....
16:51 2019-06-28

Why Canadian GP could resolve "confusing" 2019 F1 tyre performance The Canadian Grand Prix could produce some key answers about the role downforce is playing in Pirelli's Formula 1 tyres' "confusing" performance this year, reckons Williams engineering chief Dave Robs...
12:00 2019-06-05

Erdogan Says He Will Meet With Trump to Resolve Weapons Disagreement The Turkish president, holding a rare meeting with international journalists, also said that he would accept the results of Istanbul’s mayoral election....
17:34 2019-06-20

PM Modi To Resolve Naga Political Issue In His Second Term, Says BJP The BJP in Nagaland on Wednesday asserted that the decades-long Naga political problem will be resolved during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term in office....
23:17 2019-06-05

Alex Morgan and USA resolve to put Ellen White in the shade The reigning champions are wary of England’s threats but remain bullish ahead of Tuesday’s World Cup semi-finalEngland’s wingers, Ellen White, Fran Kirby, the Lionesses’ speed, a resilient defence … t...
00:00 2019-07-01

Pushing back against hidden fees (NBC New) When Consumer Reports recently asked for opinions on hidden fees, they got an earful. “Ninety-six percent said they were annoyed with hidden fees they experienced in their lives,”...
21:51 2019-07-15

Lampard: Chelsea "pushing themselves to the limit" "New Chelsea manager Frank Lampard said he was pleased with the team\u0027s response to his \"taxing\" pre-season programme following a 1-1 draw at Irish side Bohemians in his first match in charge."...
09:51 2019-07-11

Pushing a 28-core CPU to its limits: 6GHz and beyond I'm mesmerized by the way liquid-nitrogen vapor flows across the motherboard. There's something oddly therapeutic about extreme overclocking, especially when the cold air gently touches my s...
17:00 2019-05-31

Nissan, Renault Near Deal to Resolve Corporate Governance Dispute Nissan Motor and Renault are poised to resolve a standoff over changes to Nissan’s corporate governance ahead of the Japanese car maker’s shareholder meeting next week....
07:34 2019-06-19

Iran's Breach of Nuclear Pact Tests European Resolve Iran confirmed that it was enriching uranium at levels that breach the 2015 nuclear agreement, leaving France, Britain and Germany with delicate decisions in the coming days over how to respond....
16:00 2019-07-08

Uniper chairman calls for signal from Fortum to resolve dispute Uniper's chairman on Sunday said talks with major shareholder Fortum to resolve a dispute between the two companies were on hold after two of the German utility's board members resigned....
01:34 2019-05-27

US-Mexico talks to resolve tariff stand-off start next week Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said talks are already being planned between his country and the U.S. to resolve President Trump's threat to place 5% tariffs, eventually rising to 25%, on all ...
15:51 2019-06-01

Encompass Health to pay $48 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations: DOJ Encompass Health Corp has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday....
17:34 2019-06-28

BRICS considers ways to help resolve Venezuela's crisis: Russia The BRICS bloc, comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, has discussed how it might help to broker a resolution to the political crisis in Venezuela, Russian Deputy Finance Minister S...
20:34 2019-06-29

Test of resolve, credibility in US-Iran nuclear deal fallout WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a test of resolve and credibility for the United States and Iran as the two adversaries take steps sure to further inflame tensions in the Mideast and draw them closer to ...
14:00 2019-06-18

Trump administration working holiday to resolve census question The Trump administration is working to determine a way to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census after a federal judge gave them until 2 p.m. Friday to resolve the issue....
19:17 2019-07-04

Let's not resolve digital tax dispute through threats, France tells Trump The United States and France should find means other than threats to solve the problem of how to tax big tech firms, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday after Washington launched...
20:51 2019-07-11

Swiggy, Zomato Directed to Resolve Differences With Offline Players DPIIT officials met representatives from Zomato, Swiggy, and offline industry leaders and directed them to sit and solve their differences and boost equitable growth in the industry....
08:01 2019-07-05

Scott Borchetta disputes Taylor Swift's Big Machine Records claims: 'It's time for some truth' Scott Borchetta, the founder of Taylor Swift's former record label Big Machine Label Group, is disputing comments made by Swift about her ability to own her master recordings....
15:51 2019-07-01

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher’s controversial war crimes trial to begin after months of disputes The controversial war crimes trial of Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher is set to begin Monday after months of disputes between defense lawyers and military prosecutors that have reverberated all the...
15:51 2019-06-17

Bringing justice to the people: how the UN is helping communities deal with disputes in remote and dangerous areas Justice can be hard to come by in countries hit by conflict. To ensure that communities can settle disputes, and see criminals lawfully punished, UN peacekeeping missions support mobile courts, which ...
15:34 2019-05-21

Underlying U.S. producer inflation pushing higher U.S. producer prices increased solidly for a second straight month in May, boosted by a surge in the cost of hotel accommodation and gains in a range of other services, pointing to a steady pickup in ...
15:34 2019-06-11

Iran, Russia accuse U.S. of bullying, pushing war The United States faced criticism from Russian and Iran Tuesday after the Pentagon announced it was sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East after oil tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week....
16:34 2019-06-18

Floodwaters killing oysters, pushing out sea life Floodwaters from the Midwest are killing oysters and pushing crabs, shrimp and finfish out of bays and marshes and into saltier waters. (June 17)        ...
23:17 2019-06-17

BJP Seeks Bengal Governor's Intervention To Resolve Medical Sector Crisis The BJP demanded immediate resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from her Home and Health portfolios and sought the intervention of Governor KN Tripathi to resolve the impasse in.....
20:51 2019-06-14

Smriti Irani Asks Amethi Officials To Resolve Complaints Within A Week Union Minister Smriti Irani has asked Amethi district administration officials to ensure that the issues from her constituency are resolved within a week. She also warned them that the failure on this...
17:17 2019-06-23

Inherent Resolve: 1,300 civilians accidentally killed in Syria, Iraq since 2014 U.S.-led fighting in Iraq and Syria have inadvertently killed more than 1,300 civilians over the last five years, U.S. military officials said Friday....
18:34 2019-05-31

Imran Khan Writes To PM Modi, Wants Talks To Resolve All Issues: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in a letter to his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said Islamabad wants talks with New Delhi to resolve all reconcilable problems,......
01:00 2019-06-08

Hope PM Modi Uses His Mandate To Resolve Issues: Pakistan's Imran Khan Pakistan's relationship with India is probably at its "lowest point", Prime Minister Imran Khan has said even as he expressed hope that his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will use his "big mandate"....
03:17 2019-06-14

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, Sky News reported....
11:00 2019-05-26

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa....
07:17 2019-06-01

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the......
23:34 2019-05-21

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Mas...
23:17 2019-05-21

Rajasthan Chief Minister Rejects Resignation Of Minister Lalchand Kataria Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has rejected the resignation of Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria, who had offered to quit following the poor results of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha.....
12:00 2019-06-01

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document se...
00:51 2019-07-13

Queens pol pushing bill to save specialized HS exam Hit the books, Mr. Mayor! A Queens state senator has introduced legislation that repudiates Mayor Bill de Blasio’s controversial push to scrap New York’s specialized high schools admissions exam. Inst...
02:34 2019-06-17

Warriors ban minority owner from NBA Finals after pushing incident The Golden State Warriors have banned team minority owner Mark Stevens from the rest of the NBA Finals following a pushing incident involving Raptors guard Kyle Lowry in Wednesday night's Game 3 loss....
01:34 2019-06-07

The controversial ketamine-like drug that Trump is pushing on veterans The president has touted the drug’s benefits and offered to help a senior Veterans Affairs official negotiate the purchase of the drugPersonal interest from Donald Trump appears to have put a controve...
10:34 2019-06-18

Yankees will be pushing bullpen as they wait on Paxton, Sabathia KANSAS CITY, Mo. — While the Yankees wait to see if James Paxton and CC Sabathia recover from their knee issues in time to rejoin the rotation soon, manager Aaron Boone acknowledged he will have to pi...
14:34 2019-05-26

The unsung heroes of 5G: which companies are pushing the tech forward? 5G is finally here. It’s the fifth generation of mobile networks and a massive upgrade on current 4G mobile technology, promising far higher speeds, lower latency and the potential to do more, ...
14:51 2019-05-31

Samsung CEO admits pushing Galaxy Fold ‘before it was ready’ The Samsung Galaxy Fold was supposed to change smartphone form factors forever, but as we all know by now, the revolution will have to wait. After numerous problems were revealed days after the first ...
06:17 2019-07-02

Warriors co-owner suspended for pushing Toronto player OAKLAND – Klay Thompson is set to return from a left hamstring injury for the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on Friday night. On the Toronto side, ...
12:17 2019-06-07

We need to resolve ethics of CRISPR technology as China awaits third genetically modified baby The scientific community is now struggling to grapple with the ethics of human germline editing as another woman pregnant with a gene-edited baby is soon due to give birth....
00:17 2019-05-22

Pulwama, Lanka Blasts Strengthened Resolve To Fight Terror: Sushma Swaraj India on Wednesday said the ghastly bombings in Sri Lanka at a time when the wounds of the Pulwama terror attack were still raw in people's mind has made it more determined to resolutely fight against...
17:17 2019-05-22

Universal Music Group disputes New York Times' claim that 500,000 master recordings were lost in 2008 fire Today, The New York Times’ published a breathtaking story alleging that Universal Music Group lost roughly 500,000 master recordings by iconic artists in the 2008 fire that scorched Universal Studios’...
01:51 2019-06-12

Justice Department: Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics to pay $225 million to resolve federal investigations WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department: Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics to pay $225 million to resolve federal investigations. The post Justice Department: Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics ...
00:34 2019-06-06

Harvey Weinstein reaches tentative deal to resolve lawsuits, compensate victims: reports More than 15 lawsuits have been filed accusing Harvey Weinstein or the company of misconduct. The settlement would cover many of them, including a class action by alleged victims and a suit by the New...
05:34 2019-05-24

Apple may finally resolve MacBook butterfly keyboard issues by abandoning the design altogether The MacBook butterfly keyboard issues feel like part of a never ending story, even after multiple attempts to improve the MacBook keyboards. Now, it appears the company may be close to putting the pro...
23:51 2019-07-04

Department of Justice pushing T-Mobile to give more to Dish, sources say The DOJ is pushing on Deutsche Telekom to give more concessions to Dish to prop up the company as a stronger fourth competitor in the U.S. wireless market....
19:51 2019-07-02

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Videos Pushing Extreme Views The decision by YouTube, which is owned by Google, is the latest action by a Silicon Valley company to stem the spread of hate speech and disinformation on their sites....
18:17 2019-06-05

Top Dem lawmaker downplays Trump's impeachment, suggest media is pushing for it Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-MD, downplayed the push for President Trump's impeachment on Tuesday and suggested it's the media that's actually fanning the flames....
07:17 2019-06-05

New York State Is Pushing ‘One of the Strictest’ Privacy Bills in the Nation Every new privacy law is a battle over data. While the fight is still going on around privacy laws like Europe’s GDPR and California’s CCPA, New York State is set to become the next theater of war as ...
02:34 2019-06-05

Motorola starts pushing Android 9.0 Pie to the unlocked Moto Z3 Play in the US Motorola continues to bring some of its smartphones to the latest version of Android, and the last device to receive a major OS update is the Moto Z3 Play. If you own Motorola's mid-range handset and ...
07:34 2019-06-07

Woman watches her Golden Retriever drown after pushing dog into lake A heartless New Hampshire woman pushed her elderly Golden Retriever into a lake and did nothing as the helpless dog drowned, according to a new report. Nancy Bucciarelli, 66, was walking 11-year-old B...
14:51 2019-06-17

Toy Story 4 Is a Heartwarming, Boundary-Pushing Addition to the Beloved Franchise Above all else, the one thing Toy Story 4 needed to do was make itself worthy of the title “Toy Story.” That’s a name with a grand tradition in animation. A name that promises excellence, not some by-...
21:17 2019-06-13

Government agencies pushing for longer mandatory metadata retention Home affairs says agencies are pushing for data to be held for more than two years for complex investigationsGovernment agencies are pushing for telecommunications companies to be forced to retain cus...
22:17 2019-07-16

Conservative women pushing back on skimpy bikini culture Halima Aden is still “shocked” that she got to pose for this year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. And not just because she doesn’t wear bikinis. “I don’t know how to swim!” the 21-year-old model ...
00:34 2019-06-06

The 2020 Race Is Testing Progressives’ Power. They’re Pushing Back. Joe Biden’s campaign is challenging the political muscle of the Democratic Party’s left wing, which is desperate for a nominee who embraces its policy goals....
21:34 2019-05-30

Demand for agricultural products pushing primates to brink of extinction Growing global demands for food and agricultural commodities are driving deforestation across the neotropics -- in Africa, as well as south and southeast Asia....
19:34 2019-06-17

Watford hoping to work with local council to resolve issue over inflatable training ground dome Watford are hoping to work with Hertsmere Borough Council to find a positive resolution after they were refused permission to use an inflatable dome at their training ground all year round....
17:51 2019-06-12

Putin sees common aims, pushing Trump on arms pact at G-20 Russian President Vladimir Putin says he does not expect any breakthroughs at the Group of 20 summit that begins Friday in Japan, but hopes of the world’s biggest economies will find common understand...
02:00 2019-06-28

Italy pushing telecoms merger to break broadband logjam: sources Italy's sovereign wealth fund is maneuvering to pull off a multibillion-euro telecoms merger and end a prolonged corporate stalemate that has held up Rome's plans to create a national broadband networ...
20:00 2019-06-21

Brexit is pushing the Scottish people towards independence, says the UK's leading polling expert Getty Scotland is moving towards wanting independence from the United Kingdom, due to the ongoing Brexit crisis. The UK's leading polling expert said that anti-Brexit voters in Scotland are increasin...
14:34 2019-07-03

Child dies after being left in a hot car, pushing national death toll to 19 this year The young toddler who died today in Indiana is the 19th child to die in a hot car in the United States this year, according to NoHeatStroke.Org.        ...
02:00 2019-07-10

Axios Peddles Shady Poll Pushing Attack on Progressive Dems On Sunday, Axios’ Mike Allen published a post highlighting an “exclusive poll” that claimed to show Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s negative effect on the Democratic Party’s standing with crucial swin...
20:17 2019-07-15

Science is ‘key’ to pushing forward the 2030 Agenda, UN development forum told The implementation, follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was front and centre at the United Nations on Thursday as the third day of the High-Level Political Forum on Sus...
00:34 2019-07-12

Airbus is pushing ahead in tech as it aims for single-pilot planes, says CTO European aerospace giant Airbus is working on technologies that will cut the number of pilots needed in the cockpit, said Grazia Vittadini, chief technology officer at Airbus....
06:17 2019-06-28

MAGA hat-wearing thug convicted of pushing Hispanic man onto subway tracks A MAGA hat-wearing thug was found guilty Thursday of punching and shoving a Hispanic man onto the subway tracks at Union Square after making derogatory comments about Mexicans. “This defendant’s crime...
05:34 2019-06-28

AOC continues pushing 'concentration camps' label, calls out Japanese internment in US In case you thought Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., might back away from her decision to label U.S. migrant detention centers as concentration camps, she offered a fresh tweet on the issue....
20:51 2019-06-19

Video shows off-duty firefighter pushing cyclist with car in road rage incident The FDNY is looking into a viral video that shows an off-duty firefighter in an alleged road rage incident with a bicyclist on the West Side Highway, officials confirmed Sunday. The woman who posted t...
18:51 2019-06-09

Southeast Asia Doesn’t Want to Be the World’s Dumping Ground. Here’s How Some Countries Are Pushing Back The global trash trade has reached a turning point; wealthier nations have long shipped their plastic waste to the developing world to be processed, but in recent months, some nations in Southeast Asi...
16:01 2019-06-03

Microsoft to start pushing Windows 10 version 1903 automatic updates within weeks Thanks to Microsoft's new Download and Install option for feature updates, you no longer have to worry that your PC will install the next version automatically, right? Guess again. If you're running l...
03:51 2019-05-22

Judge slams city lawyers pushing new Two Bridges high-rise buildings A Manhattan judge slammed city lawyers Wednesday after a marathon of hearings about controversial plans to add luxury high-rise apartment buildings to the Two Bridges housing development downtown. Jus...
05:00 2019-06-06

Read the email from Elon Musk to Tesla employees, pushing them to hit aggressive goals Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent out another email to his employees, pushing them to aim for a record number of vehicle deliveries to end the second quarter of 2019....
22:34 2019-06-27

Tom Homan: Democrats, liberal media pushing 'false narrative' on border enforcement Following the release of a Fox News poll revealing that 50 percent of voters believe the Trump administration has "gone too far" in the enforcement of immigration laws, former ICE Acting Director Tom ...
19:34 2019-06-17

Scores killed in ‘barbaric’ attack on Mali village, UN chief urges restraint, calls for ‘dialogue’ to resolve tensions Nearly 100 people were reportedly killed during an attack on a traditional Dogon hunters’ village in Mali on Sunday, prompting a call from UN chief António Guterres for authorities to act fast and “br...
23:17 2019-06-10

William Happer: Trump aide pushing climate denial inside the White House The physicist, 79, has a seat on the National Security Council – and thinks the science that proves global heating is wrongBy the early 1990s, the man now dubbed the “chief climate change skeptic” in ...
11:17 2019-06-21

Tim Cook disputes claim Apple is a monopoly but says tech giant 'should be scrutinized' During an interview with CBS News, Apple CEO Tim Cook disputed claims his company is a monopoly, but said the tech giant "should be scrutinized."        ...
18:34 2019-06-04

‘Hateful attacks’ pushing Sri Lanka backwards, UN advisers warn, urging an end to ‘discriminatory practices’ that feed intolerance Growing instances of religious-based violence in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka have prompted two United Nations Special Advisers to call for an end to “hateful attacks” directed towards the ...
16:51 2019-05-21

Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens banned one year, fined $500K for pushing Kyle Lowry The fan who pushed Raptors guard Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the NBA Finals has been identified as Mark Stevens, part owner of the Warriors.        ...
01:51 2019-06-07

Store clerk, local newspaper apologize for pushing video showing final moments of wounded police officer A Missouri store clerk has apologized after livestreaming the death of a police officer on Facebook, and a local newspaper has apologized for linking to the video....
18:34 2019-06-27

Mexico's President names deputy finance minister Herrera as new finance minister Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador named on Tuesday deputy finance minister Arturo Herrera as the country's new finance minister, replacing Carlos Urzua, who stepped down earlier in the da...
19:34 2019-07-09

John Bolton disputes NYT report about 'freezing' North Korea's nuclear program U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton says a New York Times' report about 'freezing' North Korea's nuclear ambitions is inaccurate.        ...
15:00 2019-07-01

Mandatory update coming to Windows 7, 2008 to kill off weak update hashes Enlarge Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users will imminently have to deploy a mandatory patch if they want to continue updating their systems, as spotted by Mary Jo Foley. Currently, Microsoft's...
14:38 2019-05-21

New homes in Enfield: buyers are pushing just beyond the north circular for better value homes within 30 minutes of the City Enfield in north London is perfect for those looking to travel both in and out of London – it's served by three overland stations, three tube stations and is close to the M25....
00:17 2019-05-29

World War Z Game Update: July 2019 FREE Six Skulls update and more coming this week Co-op shooter World War Z is getting a big update this week, and publisher Focus Home Interactive has promised that there's plenty to come in the next few months....
15:00 2019-07-02

Mexico’s Workers Can Finally Choose Unions. Old Unions Are Pushing Back. Mexico is overturning rules that forced workers into government-allied unions, but enforcement will be tough as those unions and employers push back....
23:34 2019-06-22

Anthem Update Patch Notes 1.2.0 Today: New Freeplay Update, Cataclysm news coming tomorrow EA and Bioware have pushed out the first Anthem update in weeks - and we're expecting some more news to come tomorrow, too. Here's what you need to know....
20:51 2019-05-29

'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer wins again for the 23rd time, pushing winnings to $1.7M Is James Holzhauer still the "Jeopardy!" champ? Yup, after winning his 23rd consecutive game, putting his total winnings at nearly $1.8 million.        ...
16:34 2019-05-21

Apple kills 12-inch MacBook, pushing students to 13-inch Air and Pro Apple's smallest laptop is gone from the lineup, seemingly replaced by a modestly refreshed MacBook Air and substantially more powerful entry MacBook Pro.Read More...
20:51 2019-07-09

'Protect the players': LeBron James takes exception to Kyle Lowry pushing incident LeBron James took to Instagram to voice his displeasure about the incident between Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens and Raptors guard Kyle Lowry.        ...
01:51 2019-06-07

Trump's Reelection Campaign Disputes Trump Called Meghan Markle "Nasty"...By Posting Audio of Him Calling Her "Nasty" Donald Trump’s reelection campaign Twitter account was lampooned by social media on Saturday for being as dumb as Donald himself. The Official ‘Trump War Room’ claimed it was ‘fake news’ that Trump ha...
22:51 2019-06-02

Asia stocks set to trade lower amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if nee...
02:17 2019-07-17

Wall Street was ready for the latest twist in the trade war. Here's how experts think Trump and Xi's trade truce will play out. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The year-old trade war between the US and China reached a temporary truce as Presidents Donald Trump of the US and Xi Jinping of China said they're delaying new tariffs to let ...
01:00 2019-06-30

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and faced questioning about the enduring trade conflict wi...
00:51 2019-06-19

Ball in U.S. court to start trade talks: EU trade chief EU-U.S. talks that could prevent the United States imposing punitive car tariffs have made some progress, but Washington must decide if it wants to negotiate with Brussels on a broad removal of import...
21:00 2019-05-27

Fortnite Update 9.20 Time: Epic Games confirm next Fortnite update and server downtime Today Epic Games has finally confirmed when the next Fortnite Update will be released on PS4, Xbox and the many other devices capable of playing Fortnite Battle Royale....
23:51 2019-06-05

|Zimhassofarpaid$53mtoformerwhitefarmers-Minister Minister Mthuli Ncube said government is now working on a grand agreement that will culminate in an MOU and a structure to pay the compensation over 20/30 yrs....
18:34 2019-06-23

Sussan Ley: I'll be an environmentalist as minister MP says she’s prepared to fight for her portfolio – and a priority will be cutting ‘green tape’ for big projectsThe new environment minister, Sussan Ley, has declared herself an “environmentalist”, sa...
05:00 2019-06-14

German Minister Becomes First Woman To Get Top EU Job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president after she won over socialists and liberals with her vision of...
21:34 2019-07-16

Iran oil minister: 'OPEC might die' OPEC and its allies are presenting a unified front in their quest to stabilize the oil market. But beneath the surface, opposition is rising within OPEC against the way that Russia and Saudi Arabia ar...
06:17 2019-07-02

Mozambique Ex-Minister to Be Extradited Home Rather Than to U.S. Mozambique’s former finance minister, who has been indicted in the U.S. in connection with an alleged $2 billion corruption scheme, will be extradited to his home country rather than to the U.S., a se...
17:51 2019-05-22

Factbox: Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to resign after a backlash to her final Brexit gambit and has agreed to meet the chairman of her Conservative Party's 1922 Committee on Friday to discuss h...
18:51 2019-05-23

Theresa May to Quit as Prime Minister Theresa May said she would quit as British prime minister once her Conservative Party chooses a successor, potentially paving the way for a new leader who would put a no-deal departure from the Europe...
17:51 2019-05-24

"There'll Be Tit-For-Tat": Minister After Ex-NDA Ally's Warning Over EVMs Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said "there will be tit for tat", hours after former NDA ally Upendra Kushwaha warned of "bloodshed" if the ruling BJP and its allies tried to manipulate......
12:17 2019-05-22

| Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition Mozambique has welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United States, over a government corruption scandal....
21:51 2019-05-22

Italy should name new EU affairs minister next week The Italian government will probably name a new European Affairs minister by the end of next week, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday....
18:34 2019-06-21

Who is still standing in the race to be UK prime minister? The contest to be Britain's next prime minister shrank to five candidates on Tuesday, with Boris Johnson bolstering his substantial lead in the second round of voting by Conservative Party legislators...
01:34 2019-06-19

For Income Tax Returns, Either Aadhaar Or PAN Will Do, Says Minister Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said Aadhaar and PAN or Permanent Account Number will be interchangeable when it comes to filing Income Tax returns. The new rule is expected to benefit......
11:51 2019-07-05

The 0.3% of U.K. Voters Who Will Pick the Next Prime Minister Older, whiter and more right-wing than average, Conservatives who will choose their party’s next leader are adamant about one thing: Brexit at any cost....
10:51 2019-07-06

Theresa May to resign as prime minister An emotional Theresa May confirms she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, saying she has done all she can and a new prime minister will have to deliver Brexit....
12:51 2019-05-24

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s unclear if his request will gain traction....
18:17 2019-05-22

Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutch region on Wednesday, Economic Affairs Minister Er...
19:17 2019-05-22

Who are the UK Tories in the race to be prime minister? The contest to be Britain’s next prime minister down to seven from 10 candidates; Boris Johnson takes commanding lead in first-round voting by Conservative Party legislators....
16:51 2019-06-13

UK Prime Minister Theresa May says she’s stepping down LONDON — Theresa May announced Friday that will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain’s next prime minister. She will stay as caretaker prim...
12:51 2019-05-24

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
22:51 2019-07-05

Exclusive: U.S. will not blacklist Iran's foreign minister, for now The United States has decided not to impose sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for now, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday, in a sign Washington may be hold...
00:34 2019-07-12

Karnataka Government "Will Collapse On Its Own", Says Union Minister Seeking opposition's cooperation in the smooth conduct of the upcoming Lok Sabha session, newly-appointed Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi Saturday said the government was ready for......
00:34 2019-06-02

State sponsor behind May tanker attacks, says UAE minister The UAE's foreign minister said on Saturday a "state sponsor" was involved in a May 12 attack on oil tankers in the Gulf, but did not name any particular country....
18:34 2019-06-15

British health minister Hancock will stand to be next PM British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate to say they would run to replace Theresa May as pr...
09:51 2019-05-25

UK foreign minister condemns Sudan sit-in dispersal The United Kingdom's foreign minister, Jeremy Hunt, condemned on Monday the violent dispersal of a sit-in protest outside the Sudanese Defense Ministry in Khartoum....
17:51 2019-06-03

The end of May: are we headed for Boris Johnson as prime minister? Theresa May appears to have entered the final phase of her leadership, with rivals waiting to pounce on the chance to succeed her. Patrick Wintour lays out the route ahead but can anyone stop the clea...
14:51 2019-05-24

"Centre Has Not Given Nod To Change West Bengal's Name," Says Minister The Centre has not yet given its nod to change the name of West Bengal to ''Bangla'' as proposed by the Mamata Banerjee government, Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said on Wednesday....
17:51 2019-07-03

Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalentsJapan’s foreign minister will ask international media organisa...
08:51 2019-05-22

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the...
05:17 2019-05-23

Israeli minister accuses UK's Corbyn of Jew-hatred An Israeli official close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn of Jew-hatred on Tuesday, remarks likely to fuel acrimony in and around the opposition ...
19:17 2019-07-16

UK interior minister: 'odd' he was not invited to Trump banquet Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid, one of the candidates to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said it was odd that he was not invited to a royal banquet with U.S. President Donald Trump ear...
11:17 2019-06-13

| Top 6 contenders running to become Britain's prime minister The six contenders left in the race to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister are scrambling for votes in the second ballot of the 313 Conservative MPs....
14:34 2019-06-18

Johnson: I would not veil my language as prime minister A defiant Boris Johnson has insisted he will not be "muffled" and "will continue to speak directly", as he was challenged about past controversial comments at his Tory leadership campaign launch....
17:17 2019-06-12

UK health minister say Britain needs to reset ties with U.S. Britain needs to reset its relationship with the United States following a diplomatic spat with Donald Trump, health minister Matt Hancock said on Wednesday, as he failed to give his full backing to t...
11:51 2019-07-10

U.K. Lawmakers Pressure Prime Minister to Specify When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party faces its likely worst-ever result in a European Parl...
18:51 2019-05-23

Nipah Yet To Be Confirmed, Says Kerala Minister, 52 Under Surveillance A 23-year-old man admitted in a private hospital in Ernkaulam is suspected to have contracted Nipah -- a virus that caused the deaths of 17 people last summer -- Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja has...
17:17 2019-06-03

Trump says he feels bad for British Prime Minister May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he felt bad for British Prime Minister Theresa May, who said on Friday she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit....
18:34 2019-05-24

31 Fishermen Missing After Venturing Into Sea Despite Warning: Minister A total of 31 fishermen on board two trawlers have gone missing in the Bay of Bengal Sunday after they had ventured into the deep seas without paying heed to the warning of authorities, a state......
00:51 2019-07-08

UP Minister's Controversial Comment On "Nature Of Rape" An Uttar Pradesh minister today questioned the authenticity of some rape cases saying there is a "nature" of each rape. A video clip of the minister's controversial comment was shared on social media....
00:01 2019-06-10

UK's May Will Still Be PM When Trump Visits In June: British Minister Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that Theresa May would still be prime minister when U.S. President DonaldTrumpvisits Britain in early June....
16:34 2019-05-23

Housing minister Kit Malthouse enters race to be next UK PM: The Sun British Housing Minister Kit Malthouse has entered the race to replace Theresa May as the country's prime minister, the Sun newspaper reported late on Monday....
02:34 2019-05-28

Germany's troubled SPD names new justice minister Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) have nominated a new justice minister to take over from Katarina Barley who has left to become a lawmaker in the European Parliament, sources in the center-le...
14:17 2019-06-19

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces environmental pressure under the terms of the EU-Merco...
04:00 2019-07-04

British minister Gove will not resign: BBC reporter Michael Gove, Britain's environment minister and a high-profile Brexit supporter, will not follow his colleague Andrea Leadsom and resign, a BBC reporter quoted him as saying on Thursday....
13:51 2019-05-23

India’s Modi sworn in as prime minister Narendra Modi won a landslide victory by appealing to voters’ sense of nationalist pride and casting himself as the only leader who could assure India’s security. Now the hard part begins....
01:17 2019-05-31

Pensions must do right thing on climate change, says minister Call for support for schemes moving people’s money from fossil fuels into renewablesPension schemes should be supported for moving people’s money out of fossil fuels and into renewables because the fi...
08:51 2019-06-03

Minister suspended after grabbing protester by the neck Foreign Office Minister Mark Field has been suspended from his post after he was filmed forcefully grabbing a climate change protester who gatecrashed a back-tie dinner....
13:00 2019-06-21

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit country, while saying Johnson & Johnson's rival drug...
22:17 2019-05-22

Liam Gallagher jokes he should be the U.K.’s next prime minister 'Send me the keys to No. 10,' joked the former Oasis frontman, referring to 10 Downing Street — the headquarters of the British government and residency of the PM....
05:51 2019-06-19

UK junior minister suspended after grappling with eco-protester A junior foreign office minister has been suspended pending an investigation after grabbing a female demonstrator by the neck and pushing her when a climate-change protest interrupted a speech by Brit...
23:17 2019-06-21

Nothing ‘Magic’ About the Flawed Contest to Become U.K. Prime Minister In 1963, a cabal of Conservative insiders called the “magic circle” chose the party’s — and therefore the country’s — leader. Is the current system any better?...
19:34 2019-07-12

Ram Vilas Paswan - New Cabinet Minister Who Has Worked Under 6 PMs A politician with an uncanny knack for sensing which way the wind is blowing, Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan has a rare distinction of serving as a minister in the cabinets of six prime......
21:00 2019-05-30

A Select Few Prepare to Pick Next U.K. Prime Minister Next month a group of people who represent less than 1% of the British electorate will choose the U.K.’s prime minister—and polls indicate these 160,000 Conservative Party members are more likely to s...
14:34 2019-06-13

Brazil Justice Minister Faces Firestorm Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced calls for his resignation Monday after an online news site published private chats it said showed the anticorruption crusader had as a judge improperly gui...
08:00 2019-06-11

Dutch minister: cut gas production at Groningen faster Gas production at the Groningen field must be cut more quickly than planned after a relatively large earthquake struck in the far North of the Netherlands, the country's economic affairs minister Eric...
19:17 2019-05-22

Former UK Brexit minister Raab enters battle to be next PM Former Brexit Minister Dominic Raab became the sixth candidate to enter the contest to replace Theresa May as prime minister on Saturday, vowing to fight for a fairer deal on Brexit....
00:51 2019-05-26

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Resigns Papua New Guinea’s veteran Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned following weeks of political turmoil and government defections over his handling of various budget and health crises, including a $...
15:17 2019-05-26

Germany has a terrorism problem, foreign minister says Germany should have a weekly protest against right-wing extremism similar to "Friday's for future," Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said. He claimed that far too often, Germans turn a blind eye to rig...
04:17 2019-06-22

Iran will defend itself against any aggression, says foreign minister Iranian will defend itself against any military or economic aggression, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, calling on European states to do more to preserve a nuclear agreement his...
14:17 2019-05-26

Watch: UK Minister Assaults Greenpeace Activist As Others Look On Greenpeace accused British minister Mark Field of assault after the Conservative politician was filmed physically removing a climate change protester from a dinner in the City of London....
13:17 2019-06-21

Iran will defend itself against any aggression: foreign minister Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said on Sunday that Tehran would strongly defend itself against any military or economic aggression and called on European states to do more to preserve a nuclear ...
11:00 2019-05-26

Boris Johnson Is Likely to Be Britain’s Next Prime Minister. Who Is He? Boris Johnson is all but certain to become Britain’s next Prime Minister next month, following the resignation of Theresa May. The race to succeed May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party ...
21:34 2019-06-21

| Former Mozambique finance minister's extradition from SA halted The extradition of former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang has been halted, after it emerged that Chang enjoys double immunity under Mozambican law....
14:51 2019-07-13

U.N. concerned by U.S. curbs on Iranian foreign minister while in New York The United Nations told the United States it is concerned by tight travel restrictions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during his visit to New York this week, U.N. spokesman Farhan Ha...
02:17 2019-07-16

No New Cases Of Nipah In Kerala, Says Union Health Minister Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today said no new case of Nipah virus infection has been reported in Kerala and informed that the clinical condition of the patient suffering from the disease, the....
19:34 2019-06-09

UK's Javid says would order 'no-deal budget' if prime minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa ...
00:34 2019-06-01

Saudi vice minister of defense says met with U.N. envoy to Yemen Saudi vice minister of defense Khalid bin Salman stressed Saudi support for a political solution in Yemen in a meeting with U.N. special envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths on Monday....
02:17 2019-07-16

"For Overall Development": Petroleum Minister On Hike In Taxes On Fuel Justifying the hike in the taxes on fuel in the Union Budget 2019-20, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said there is a requirement of funds for the overall development of the country....
00:51 2019-07-07

'Aphrodisiac' beavers good for food, says Polish minister Beavers could be a good source of food, Poland's agriculture minister said on Friday, after he outraged animal rights activists by joking the aphrodisiac qualities of the rodents' tails could encourag...
19:51 2019-06-07

Theresa May’s successor won’t get better Brexit deal: Irish minister DUBLIN – The European Union will not offer a better Brexit deal to the person who takes over as British prime minister, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Friday, after Theresa May ann...
16:34 2019-05-24

The Latest: German minister appeals to Italy on ports Germany’s interior minister is appealing to his Italian counterpart to rethink his policy of closing the country’s harbors to humanitarian groups’ rescue ships...
19:00 2019-07-06

UK Interior Minister Signs US Bid To Extradite Julian Assange Britain's interior minister said Thursday he had certified the US request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on espionage grounds in a procedural move that opens the way for a court battle....
15:34 2019-06-13

British Foreign Minister Says EU Willing To Renegotiate Brexit Deal British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a contender to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said Sunday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had indicated the EU was willing to renegotiate the Brexit...
19:34 2019-06-09

Greek prime minister to ask president for early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has a meeting set with Greece’s president to ask him to call an early national election by dissolving parliament. Tsipras’ office said t...
23:17 2019-06-09

UK minister signs off on US request to extradite Julian Assange The UK’s interior minister has certified an extradition order that would send Julian Assange to the US on espionage charges — but the final decision on the embattled WikiLeaks founder rests with the c...
18:00 2019-06-13

US is 'not in a position to obliterate Iran,' Iranian foreign minister says Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has responded to President Donald Trump's recent threats to Tehran on Twitter, saying that the United States "is not in a position to obliterate Iran."...
19:34 2019-06-27

Algeria jails second ex-prime minister in corruption sweep Former Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has been jailed in an anti-corruption sweep — the second former head of government in two days to be sent to prison while his case is investigated....
18:17 2019-06-13

Saudi minister questions neutrality of U.N. report on Khashoggi Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday challenged the neutrality of a U.N. rapporteur's report on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi which called for an investigation ...
00:51 2019-06-20

France would consider any Renault deal respecting its interests: minister The French government is open to tie-ups involving Renault as long as French industrial interests are protected, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday....
16:00 2019-06-06

| Iran diplomat calls talks with UK minister 'repetitive' A top Iranian diplomat expressed disappointment on Sunday after meeting a minister from Britain's Foreign Office amid escalating regional tensions, saying the talks were "repetitive", state news agenc...
08:51 2019-06-24

"How Many Wickets?": Bihar Minister At Meeting On Child Deaths Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan held a press meet with Minister Of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey and Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey in Muzaffarpur on Sunday. On...
20:17 2019-06-17

Algeria's ex-PM, former minister detained over alleged corruption: state TV Algeria's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia be held in custody after he faced a judge over a corruption investigation, state TV reported, sending some Algerians on...
21:51 2019-06-12

Indian Finance Minister Jaitley opts out of new government NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s finance minister, who carried out Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s economic initiatives including tax and welfare reforms, has decided not to join Modi’s new g...
11:00 2019-05-29

Thai parliament to vote for a new prime minister on June 5 Both houses of Thailand's parliament will meet on June 5 to vote for a prime minister, the newly elected speaker of the House of Representatives, Chuan Leekpai, said on Friday....
19:34 2019-05-31

UK's Johnson says not true intelligence withheld from him as foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, said on Friday it was not true that secret intelligence was withheld from him when he was foreign minister....
14:34 2019-07-05

"Called Me Indian Spy": Pak Minister Defends Slapping Journalist A popular Pakistan broadcast journalist said Monday he had officially complained to police about being assaulted by a government minister, who responded by saying it was "an unfortunate incident"....
20:51 2019-06-17

As New Defence Minister, Key Challenges Ahead Of Rajnath Singh As India's new defence minister, Rajnath Singh's most crucial challenge will be to speed up the long-delayed modernisation of the Army, Navy and the Air Force besides ensuring overall coherence in......
23:17 2019-05-31

Siachen To Be Rajnath Singh's First Visit As Defence Minister As Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh's first visit outside the national capital would be to the Siachen Glacier -- the world's highest battlefield - to review the security situation along the borders......
09:17 2019-06-02

Thailand's Junta Chief Is Elected Prime Minister Thailand’s parliament elected the country’s junta chief as prime minister of a new civilian government Wednesday, more than two months after a widely criticized parliamentary election in which his par...
18:00 2019-06-06

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Congratulates S Jaishankar Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi on Friday congratulated S Jaishankar on his appointment as India's External Affairs Minister and praised his positive contributions to the......
23:17 2019-05-31

High Heels at Work Are ‘Necessary,’ Says Japan’s Labor Minister Japan’s health and labor minister said Wednesday that it is “necessary” for companies to make women wear high heels at work, the BBC reports. Speaking to parliament Wednesday, Tamuki...
17:34 2019-06-06

BJP Wants "At Least" 75 Seats In Haryana Assembly Polls: Chief Minister After winning all the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Haryana, the BJP is drawing up a strategy to bag at least 75 seats in the Assembly elections which is just a few months away....
00:01 2019-06-10

Mexico's Finance Minister Carlos Urzua quits The treasury secretary tweeted that there has been "a patent conflict of interests" within President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's administration. He also blamed internal disagreements for his decisio...
05:34 2019-07-10

Naveen Patnaik Becomes Odisha Chief Minister For The 5th Time Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha, records a fifth term in office as his party, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) wins against an aggressive BJP - a former ally - which hasmade inroads into the coastal...
06:51 2019-05-24

Polish foreign minister accuses EU of double standard Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz came to Berlin to defend the Law and Justice government's restructuring of the judiciary. He accused Germany of having "politicized" state prosecutors....
00:17 2019-06-20

Won't Tolerate Mob Killing Or Any Crime: Jharkhand Chief Minister Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has asserted that there will be no discrimination on the basis of caste or religion while dealing with those involved in mob killing or other crimes and anarchy.....
13:17 2019-07-07

Trump says Boris Johnson would be 'very good' as next UK prime minister U.S. President Donald Trump threw his weight behind Boris Johnson's campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and urged all candidates to pledge to boost defense spending, in a striking interventio...
02:17 2019-06-01

Greek conservative Mitsotakis sworn in as prime minister After winning the election in a landslide victory, Kyrikos Mitsotakis has been sworn in as prime minister. He takes over from Alexis Tsipras, who led the country through the final years of its interna...
17:00 2019-07-08

Harsh Vardhan Cycles To Work On Day One As Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, who has been appointed in the Prime Minister-led Narendra Modi cabinet for a second consecutive term, arrived at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare this morning on a cycle to....
10:34 2019-06-03

Swiss need more time to clinch EU treaty: foreign minister Switzerland's political system of painstaking consensus-building requires more time to strike a deal with the European Union on a new treaty, Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis said, suggesting no quick ...
09:34 2019-06-19

Iran has no plans to leave OPEC despite tensions: oil minister Iran has no plans to leave the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries despite being treated like an enemy by some fellow members, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said in an interview published ...
19:00 2019-06-08

"Didi Not Well...": Minister Babul Supriyo Snarks On "Jai Shri Ram" Row Union Minister Babul Supriyo pressed on with his attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after she objected to BJP supporters shouting "Jai Shri Ram" over what she claimed was the BJP......
10:34 2019-06-03

Venezuela's Maduro ratifies Padrino as defense minister Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday announced he will maintain Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino in his post, following months of rumors that top military brass would be replaced after a fai...
08:34 2019-07-08

Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister says Britain's detention of an Iranian tanker last week was a threatening and incorrect action, Iran's Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday in a speech broadcast live on state television....
08:34 2019-07-08

‘Iran will see the end of Trump,’ foreign minister says during Pakistan visit The purpose of Zarif’s visit to Pakistan, where he held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi and also Prime Minister Imran Khan, was not made public....
02:00 2019-05-25

French Minister Quits After Criticism Over Lavish Spending French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private dinners and renovations to his ministry residence....
16:51 2019-07-16

Worrisome, But Cannot Be Stopped: Ex-Rajasthan Minister On Rape Incidents Former Rajasthan minister and Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker Kali Charan Saraf has slammed the Congress government in the state over the "worrisome" number of reported rape cases and sexual assaults,...
14:34 2019-07-08

Seven up: Contest to replace May as British prime minister gets crowded The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with seven candidates now throwing their hat into the ring, saying they would succeed where she failed by taking a de...
00:51 2019-05-26

US Envoy Congratulates S Jaishankar On Appointment As Foreign Minister The US Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster, has congratulated Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on taking over as India's External Affairs Minister. A former career diplomat, S Jaishankar has previously served....
17:17 2019-06-02

Former minister Sam Gyimah joins Conservative leadership race Former British universities minister Sam Gyimah announced on Sunday he was joining the Conservative leadership race to replace Theresa May, saying he was the only candidate among the 13 declared so fa...
12:00 2019-06-02

The Jeffrey Epstein case could involve a ‘well-known prime minister.’ Here’s what we know A court order to unseal documents from a 2015 defamation case related to the financier could tie in someone who was a prime minister at least prior to 2014....
22:51 2019-07-08

Huawei Not A Military Company, Says China's Defence Minister Huawei is not a military company despite its founder Ren Zhengfei's previous career in the army, China's Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe said Sunday, amid growing US-China tensions over trade and....
10:17 2019-06-02

"War With US Will Bring Disaster To World", Says China's Defence Minister China's Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security disputes over......
10:17 2019-06-02

Italy's minibonds would either be illegal or useless: finance minister It would be either illegal or useless for Italy to issue bonds to pay its suppliers as such notes would break European currency rules or add to the country's massive government debt, Italian finance m...
15:00 2019-06-08

French environment minister quits over spending criticism France's environment minister resigned on Tuesday following a week of reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private lobster dinners and costly renovations of his ministerial r...
19:17 2019-07-16

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "correct" decision, citing the country's "stability" s...
07:17 2019-06-02

Tax cut controversy claims the head of Poland's finance minister The Polish government is unveiling a cut in income tax to zero for young people from September. Some ask how it will be financed, but others see a cunning plan to attract young voters before the Octob...
10:51 2019-06-07

UK must decide next step on Brexit, says France’s Europe minister Amélie de Montchalin says EU 27 countries are not putting pressure on Britain over BrexitFrance’s minister for European affairs, Amélie de Montchalin, has said it is up to the UK to decide the next st...
21:17 2019-06-28

"Speak Up Without Fear", Says UK Foreign Minister After Envoy To US Quits Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt urged British diplomats to keep speaking "without fear or favour" following the resignation of the ambassador to the United States over leaked memos that criticised the......
12:51 2019-07-12

New German justice minister as outgoing moves to EU politics Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has appointed a new justice minister, to succeed Katarina Barley who is moving on to serve in European Parliament...
16:34 2019-06-19

Ireland will need no-deal Brexit checks, just not at border: minister Ireland will prevent physical checks and infrastructure along its border with British-run Northern Ireland in a no-deal Brexit but will need to take "some action somewhere" to protect the EU single ma...
19:17 2019-07-09

What Lies Ahead With Amit Shah As Home Minister With BJP chief Amit Shah being appointed as the Union Home Minister, a lot is expected to change as far as matters concerning internal security and centre-state relations are concerned....
10:34 2019-06-01

Papua New Guinea prime minister resigns after 7 years PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned after seven years on the job. His announcement Sunday follows weeks of high profile defections fr...
10:00 2019-05-26

Where do Britain's candidates for prime minister stand on Huawei? U.S. President Donald Trump is visiting Britain this week on a state visit and is likely to urge the government to decide against allowing Chinese company Huawei to take part in its 5G telecoms infras...
15:34 2019-06-03

Russian energy minister outlines what's next for OPEC and its allies Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak tells CNBC that OPEC and its allies could possibly increase oil production if their assessment of the market shows a shortfall in supply....
14:38 2019-05-21

Hungary will have to play role in 5G network building: minister Hungary's government will have to play some role in the construction of 5G network in co-operation with service providers to accelerate the build-up of the new infrastructure, Innovation and Technolog...
10:34 2019-06-18

6 Out of 7 Candidates for U.K. Prime Minister Admitted to Using Drugs. Here’s Why It Might Not Matter The race to replace Theresa May as U.K. Prime Minister is in full swing, and with it, scrutiny of those who hope to take her job. Ahead of Thursday’s first round of voting, media focus was not s...
08:51 2019-06-14

Pak Foreign Minister Briefs US Counterpart On Action Taken Against Terror Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi today briefed his American counterpart Mike Pompeo about the steps taken by Islamabad to address the concerns raised by the Financial Action Task Force.....
13:34 2019-06-18

Mexico's environment minister resigns over flight delay Mexico's environment minister has resigned after ordering a flight to delay its departure by 40 minutes, saying no one should have special privileges. She is the second top official to step down in le...
03:51 2019-05-26

New Foreign Minister Replies To Tweets For Help By Indians Abroad Soon after taking charge, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar began engaging with Indians abroad on Twitter and responded to their tweets for assistance, just as his predecessor Sushma Swaraj did....
17:17 2019-06-02

Mette Frederiksen becomes Denmark's youngest-ever prime minister Mette Frederiksen, the leader of Denmark's center-left Socialist Democratic party, has announced that she will form a left-leaning, one-party minority government -- which will make her the nation's yo...
23:00 2019-06-27

Minister: Mexico has ‘dignity intact’ after US tariff deal Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard has told a cheering crowd near the U.S. border that his country emerged from high-stakes talks over U.S. tariffs “with its dignity intact.”...
03:17 2019-06-09

Foreign Minister Jaishankar Was Among World's Best Diplomats: US Experts Some of the former top US diplomats and foreign policy experts have praised the appointment of S Jaishankar as the new External Affairs Minister and have exuded confidence that US-India strategic ties...
10:17 2019-06-08

Mexico's environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico's minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in less than a week, after receiving criticism for an a...
01:17 2019-05-26

Kartarpur Corridor In India To Be Complete By September 30: Minister The construction of the Kartarpur corridor on the Indian side will be completed by September 30, said Punjab PWD minister Vijay Inder Singla Saturday....
20:17 2019-06-01

Mexico’s environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico’s minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in less than a week, in a dispute of an air flight...
01:34 2019-05-26

Australia prime minister offers more aid to Solomon Islands CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says his nation will boost spending on infrastructure in the Solomon Islands, but notes the increased aid commitment is not linked to the So...
11:17 2019-06-03

Oil Minister Zanganeh says hopeful Iran's oil exports to improve - TV Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday that he was "very hopeful" about an improvement in the country's crude exports, state TV reported, in spite of tightened U.S. sanctions on Tehran's ma...
01:51 2019-07-08

Saudi Arabia's assets are 'well protected': Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's energy minister, says the global community needs to be "vigilant" and "united" against attacks on infrastructure....
14:38 2019-05-21

"Should Be Appreciated": UP Minister On Government Worker Tying Shoelace A minister in the Uttar Pradesh government courted controversy after he was seen getting his shoelace tied by a government employee at a yoga event on Friday....
06:17 2019-06-22

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Lebanon could return to Syria because they face no fea...
08:17 2019-06-15

Israeli Cabinet minister suggests gay conversion therapy 'is possible' An Israeli Cabinet minister has sparked outrage from politicians, medical professionals and the country's gay community by suggesting conversion therapy "is possible" and saying he "did it" in the pas...
16:51 2019-07-14

Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant Dies At 58 In US Uttarakhand minister Prakash Pant died in the US on Wednesday after a prolonged illness. The 58-year-old had been in the US for some time for treatment....
23:17 2019-06-05

Croatia in talks with Sweden, U.S. on fighter jets: minister Croatia is in talks with Sweden and the United States on buying fighter jets to modernize its air force, Defense Minister Damir Krsticevic said on Thursday....
13:51 2019-05-23

French environment minister in hot water over lavish dinners Francois de Rugy has been accused of hosting lobster dinners and having his apartment renovated at the taxpayer's expense. De Rugy disputed parts of the allegations, but the government later said it w...
22:51 2019-07-11

Minister Commends Sushma Swaraj On New Appointment. Not True, She Says Union Minister Harsha Vardhan on Monday made an announcement of sorts when he congratulated BJP veteran Sushma Swaraj for being appointed as the Governor of Andhra Pradesh....
02:34 2019-06-11

Bolsonaro meets with justice minister to discuss leaks Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro met with President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday after press reports accused him of improperly coordinating with prosecutors when he was a crusading anti-corruption ...
00:17 2019-06-12

Britain has not made a decision on Huawei in 5G: security minister Britain has not made a final decision on whether to use technology from China's Huawei in its 5G network, security minister Ben Wallace said on Tuesday....
09:51 2019-06-04

Mexico ready to retaliate if U.S. imposes tariffs: minister Mexico will be ready to retaliate in kind if the U.S. government imposes tariffs on Mexican exports to the United States, Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Friday....
05:00 2019-06-15

High Heels "Necessary" In Workplaces, Says Japan Minister After Petition Japan's health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, arguing it is "necessary and appropriate" after a petition was filed against the practice....
00:00 2019-06-06

Man Who Posted Against Tripura Chief Minister Sent To Police Custody A man who had been arrested for allegedly posting "fake news" on Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb's personal life was Sunday remanded in police custody for two days on charges of forging documents....
02:51 2019-06-17

Palestinians don't need Bahrain meeting, they need peace: finance minister Palestinians don't need this week's U.S.-led Bahrain meeting to develop their country, they need peace, Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara said on Sunday....
13:51 2019-06-23

"Record", Says Minister, As Lok Sabha Debates From Afternoon To Midnight In what was termed as a "record" in Parliament yesterday, nearly 100 members participated in a marathon discussion which ended two minutes short of midnight. The debate was about the Indian Railways.....
07:17 2019-07-12

Man Arrested For "Abusive" Comment Against Chhattisgarh Chief Minister A 34-year-old man was arrested for allegedly posting an "abusive" comment against Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel on social media, police said Wednesday....
00:17 2019-06-13

Israeli minister condemned for saying gay conversion therapy 'works' An Israeli government minister has been widely condemned for saying gay conversion therapy works, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netenyahu calling his remarks "unacceptable"....
08:17 2019-07-15

French energy minister stays on despite lobster scandal France's environment minister is prepared to reimburse any undue expense from lavish lobster-and-wine dinners he hosted when parliament speaker, his boss said on Thursday, ratifying Francois de Rugy's...
21:34 2019-07-11

BJP's Yeddyurappa Has "Advice" For Karnataka Chief Minister Kumaraswamy Citing the Supreme Court's decision, Karnataka BJP president BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday said that the Speaker does not have the right to disqualify any legislator....
06:17 2019-07-15

Suresh Angadi: Politician-Cum-Educationist And Now A First-Time Minister Suresh Angadi, a four-time member of Lok Sabha from Belgaum Lok Sabha constituency, is also an educationist whose institutions offer courses in commerce, science, computer science, business......
06:51 2019-05-31

British Steel situation is 'very difficult': environment minister The situation at British Steel, which is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan, is "very difficult", Britain's environment m...
10:17 2019-05-22

Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy' Israel's education minister voiced support on Saturday for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose government's religious-rightist tilt ha...
02:00 2019-07-14

Brazil law group wants justice minister, prosecutors removed RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian Bar Association is calling for the suspension of the justice minister after a series of reports alleging that as a crusading anti-corruption judge he coordinated wi...
03:34 2019-06-11

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

As Gabon's new forests minister, UK conservationist aims to lead by example Gabon hopes to lead by example in stamping out illegal logging of the world's tropical hardwoods, a prominent British conservationist said on Tuesday after being named the central African country's ne...
21:51 2019-06-11

U.K. minister suspended after grabbing protester by the neck at gala The City of London Police, the Cabinet Office and the governing Conservative Party are all investigating the incident that took place Thursday night....
18:17 2019-06-21

Modi sworn in for second term as Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has been sworn in for a second term as India's prime minister after an overwhelming election victory for his Hindu nationalist party in a country of 1.3 billion people seeking swift econ...
16:34 2019-05-30

UAE communicating with Sudanese opposition and military council: minister The United Arab Emirates is continuing its communications with the Sudanese opposition and the ruling military council, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday in a tweet....
21:51 2019-06-11

Arjun Ram Meghwal: Former Bureaucrat Sworn In As Minister Of State Former IAS officer Arjun Ram Meghwal defeated his cousin, an ex-IPS officer, in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections to make it to the Parliament....
18:34 2019-05-30

"A Man With No Enemies": Rajnath Singh Appointed Cabinet Minister Again One of the top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Rajnath Singh is a man of all seasons who maintains cordial relations with leaders across the political spectrum and enjoys wide......
18:34 2019-05-30

Greece's Marxist minister is back with a message for Europe He caused a stir with unorthodox tactics at the peak of Greece's debt crisis four years ago, sees politics as a job that stinks but still needs doing, and says the European Union needs fixing....
17:51 2019-05-22

I am the alternative to Boris Johnson, says UK foreign minister Hunt British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday he was the alternative to Boris Johnson, the frontrunner in the race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, saying he would strive to win a Brexit d...
13:34 2019-06-16

High heels at work are necessary, says Japan's labour minister Ministry responds to #KuToo petition calling for end to women having to wear heels at workJapan’s health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, argu...
21:51 2019-06-05

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British Finance Minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
05:51 2019-06-21

Ram Vilas Paswan Wants Son Chirag As Minister. "Which Father Wouldn't?" Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, confident of another term for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance, indicated today that his son Chirag Paswan may join the government. "Which father wouldn't want...
12:17 2019-05-22

New Prime Minister Won't Change Brexit, Says European Commission The election of a new British prime minister will not change the accord on Britain's departure from the bloc agreed between the EU and the outgoing premier in London, a European Commission spokesman.....
22:51 2019-06-11

Minister Giriraj Singh Trolls His Own On Iftar "Pretence" The ruling coalition's pinpricks in Bihar seem to be unrelenting. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar remains upset about being denied more than one cabinet spot in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.....
10:51 2019-06-04

British Steel is open to new buyers: UK business minister British Steel, which was forced into liquidation on Wednesday after failing to secure an emergency government loan, is open to new buyers, business minister Greg Clark said on Wednesday....
14:00 2019-05-22

Pakistan foreign minister says trust must be rebuilt with Afghanistan Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday called for trust to be rebuilt between Islamabad and Kabul as Pakistan began a new initiative to bolster a faltering peace process aiming t...
19:51 2019-06-22

Pro-Brexit minister quits as Theresa May faces endgame The Leader of the UK House of Commons Angela Leadsom said she can no longer support Theresa May's Brexit deal. The move comes amidst growing calls for the embattled prime minister to step down....
02:00 2019-05-23

UK Minister Suspended For Assaulting Activist Who Gatecrashed Event A minister in charge of India in the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) was suspended on Friday after footage showed him "grabbing" and forcibly ejecting a climate activist at a political......
16:51 2019-06-21

Sadananda Gowda: From Student Leader To Union Minister From a student leader associated with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in Karnataka's Udupi to now a union minister in the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government for the second time,...
21:00 2019-05-30

Minister Reiterates Stand On Citizenship Bill In Lok Sabha The basic objective of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was to facilitate granting Indian citizenship to members of six minority communities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan even if......
13:51 2019-07-16

Mexican economy minister says impact of tariffs would hit all 50 U.S. states Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Monday that the tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to place on Mexican exports would impact all 50 U.S. states and harm value chains,...
02:34 2019-06-04

Maharashtra Minister Blames Crabs For Dam Burst That Killed 18 Advancing a bizarre theory, Shiv Sena Minister in Maharashtra, Tanaji Sawant, has held crabs responsible for the Tuesday dam burst incident in Ratnagiri that has claimed 18 lives so far....
08:17 2019-07-05

Happy That There Will Be Continuity: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal Piyush Goyal took charge of the railway ministry on Friday and said he was happy that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had reassigned the portfolio to him as it would mean "continuity" in the work of the....
16:17 2019-05-31

"Me And No Other": Ashok Gehlot Explains Why He Was Chosen Chief Minister It was meant to be a routine post-Budget press conference, but Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot delivered another bolt from the blue taking his detractors by surprise....
21:34 2019-07-10

India's new finance minister will be presenting her first budget. Here's what to expect India's new finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present a full-year budget on Friday. Analysts expect a focus on consumption and investment....
07:51 2019-07-05

Kaun Banega Minister?A Call From These Two Leaders Only Way To Confirm On Saturday, PM Modi had warned all lawmakers of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to avoid falling for rumours and speculation, and also be wary of fake calls summoning them to Delhi,......
16:17 2019-05-29

First Rafale Jet To Be Delivered To India In September: French Minister France on Monday said the first Rafale fighter jet will land in India in September and it will be a strong signal of Indo-French cooperation. Thereafter, 35 Rafale jets will be delivered one by one,.....
15:51 2019-06-10

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three times by MPs....
01:17 2019-05-22

Two aides to Lebanese minister killed as convoy hit by gunfire Two aides to a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire in an area of support for a rival Druze faction, in what the minister called an assassination attempt....
22:17 2019-06-30

France has no plans to legalize cannabis for recreational use: minister France will not legalize the recreational use of cannabis but could consider authorizing its medical use, Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne said on Thursday....
13:34 2019-06-20

The Latest: UK Tories narrow prime minister race to 3 LONDON (AP) — The Latest on choosing Britain’s next prime minister (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The contest to become Britain’s next prime minister is down to its final three candidates, w...
14:34 2019-06-20