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Taiwan president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen visited Haiti on Saturday in an attempt to bolster support in the region after the neighboring Dominican Republic bro...

Taiwan president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region

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Taiwanese president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen will visit Haiti on Saturday in an attempt to bolster support in the region after neighboring Dominican Republic broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan last year....
02:00 2019-07-14

Take a tour of Franco-Canadian relations with this look at region-specific Simpsons dubs Despite being a quintessentially American show, The Simpsons is syndicated across the world and its familiar voices dubbed over by actors speaking different languages. In English-speaking countries, t...
18:34 2019-08-07

In Blow to Taiwan, Solomon Islands Is Said to Switch Relations to China The move, which Taiwan denounced as bribery by Beijing, is a setback to both Taipei’s global standing and Washington’s regional diplomacy in the Pacific....
02:17 2019-09-17

‘Negative forces’ at work in DR Congo threaten ‘largely peaceful’ relations across Great Lakes region, says outgoing UN envoy The UN’s outgoing Special Envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region on Tuesday said countries there had made “important steps towards durable peace and stability” in the last 20 years, resulting in a regi...
17:17 2019-05-21

Indonesia president signs new EV decree to bolster industry Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Thursday he signed a decree that lays out government support to build an electric vehicle (EV) industry in Southeast Asia's largest economy, the Cabinet Secret...
08:34 2019-08-09

Haiti: Thousands rally against president, clash with police Thousands of protesters have marched through the Haitian capital in one of the largest rallies in an ongoing push to oust President Jovenel Moise. At least two people were shot amid unconfirmed report...
06:00 2019-10-05

Trump allies pounce on impeachment inquiry to bolster president Republicans were ready to weaponise Pelosi’s announcement against her, Biden and other DemocratsWhen, with six American flags at her back, Nancy Pelosi stood in the hallway at the Capitol and, at 5pm ...
19:34 2019-09-25

Strike paralyzes Haiti, protesters demand president’s ouster PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Opposition leaders in Haiti have launched a two-day strike that has paralyzed the country’s capital as protesters demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moise a...
21:01 2019-06-10

Haiti president calls for unity as protesters reject appeal Haitian President Jovenel Moïse called for calm and unit early Wednesday during a televised address meant to appease the opposition and angry protesters that have paralyzed the country in recent days...
17:34 2019-09-25

Strike paralyzes Haiti, protesters demand president's ouster Opposition leaders in Haiti have launched a two-day strike that has paralyzed the country's capital as protesters demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moise amid corruption allegations....
08:17 2019-06-11

The economy is strong, but doing little to bolster President Trump's support, survey says The survey indicates that most Americans don't believe they’re personally benefiting from Trump's trade policies.       ...
01:34 2019-07-02

At Least 1 Dead in Haiti as Protesters Demand the Removal of President Jovenel Moise (PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti) — Thousands of protesters denouncing corruption blocked roads and paralyzed much of the Haitian capital Sunday as they demand the removal of President Jovenel Moise. At l...
01:51 2019-06-10

Haiti President Jovenel Moise nominates fourth prime minister President Jovenel Moise has failed three times to get his choice for prime minister through parliament. The latest name is Fritz-William Michel, according to social media, as the UN looks on....
06:34 2019-07-23

Haiti Gripped by Violent Protests Amid Calls for President’s Ouster Streets, schools and banks were closed throughout the country, bringing the economy to a standstill. “President Jovenel Moise is not doing anything for us, just killing us,” said a protester....
04:00 2019-09-29

Watch live: President Donald Trump travels to Florida to unveil upgrades to Medicare, Medicaid President Donald Trump will travel to central Florida Thursday, to a popular retirement community, to unveil plans to introduce improvements and greater protections for Medicare....
15:34 2019-10-03

Haiti Protesters Burn Businesses in Effort to Oust President Jovenel Moise (PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti) — Protesters seeking to oust Haitian President Jovenel Moise have attacked businesses and a police station, and opposition leaders are pledging that there will be no peac...
10:00 2019-09-28

Haiti Braces for Fresh Round of Protests Amid Calls for President to Resign (PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti) — Opposition leaders are calling for a nationwide push Monday to block streets and paralyze Haiti’s economy as they press for President Jovenel Moïse to give u...
22:00 2019-09-30

President Jimmy Carter honored for China-U.S. relations Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter, who helped set the China-U.S. diplomatic relationship in motion forty years ago, was recognized for his crucial role in an award ceremony on Wednesday. (June 13) &...
20:17 2019-06-13

Mexican president says he offered friendly relations with Trump in call Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Saturday he spoke with U.S. President Donald Trump, offering him friendly ties and a commitment to dialogue, a day after a deal was reached that a...
04:34 2019-06-09

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-governing Kurdish region has elected a new president in a parliamentary vote boycotted by a key opposition party. Former prime minister Nechirvan Barzani will foll...
13:00 2019-05-28

Nechirvan Barzani elected president of Kurdistan Region of Iraq Regional lawmakers elected Nechirvan Barzani as president of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq, a spokesman for the regional parliament told Reuters on Tuesday....
12:00 2019-05-28

Populist Mayor Is Picked to Run Against Taiwan’s President Han Kuo-yu, the mayor of Kaohsiung, favors closer ties with China, offering voters a stark contrast to President Tsai Ing-wen, who is often sharply critical of Beijing....
17:17 2019-07-15

Foxconn Founder Terry Gou Wants to be Taiwan’s President—and a Go-Between for U.S. and China If you want to know how focused Terry Gou is on the campaign trail, look at his pants. When the billionaire Foxconn CEO gives televised interviews, senior aides crouch by his feet, just off camera. If...
13:51 2019-07-11

Taiwan president in U.S. after warning of threat from 'overseas forces' Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning that democracy must be defended and that the island faced threats from "overseas f...
00:34 2019-07-12

Taiwan president to visit U.S. this month, move likely to anger China Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will spend four nights in the United States this month while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies, her government said on Monday, in a move likely to anger China, which c...
10:34 2019-07-01

China urges U.S. to reject transit stop by Taiwan president China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday the United States should not allow Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to transit through the country en route to the Caribbean....
10:34 2019-07-01

Taiwan president leaves for U.S., warns of threat from 'overseas forces' Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen left for the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning democracy must be defended and the island faced threats from "overseas forces", in a ve...
07:34 2019-07-11

Taiwan president rejects China's offer of ‘one country, two systems’ Taiwan’s president on Thursday delivered a fiery rebuke to China’s offer of a “one country, two systems” formula to unify the self-governing island with the mainland, saying that such a framework has ...
23:51 2019-10-10

Taipei mayor to form political party in challenge to Taiwan president's re-election The mayor of Taipei said on Thursday he will form a political party to run in Taiwan's 2020 elections, a move that could complicate President Tsai Ing-wen's re-election and shake up the political land...
04:51 2019-08-01

Taiwan president accuses China of ‘dollar diplomacy’ after country loses recognition from largest Pacific ally Taiwan’s president on Monday accused China of “dollar diplomacy” after the Solomon Islands, one of the few remaining countries to recognize Taiwan, switched allegiance to China....
23:17 2019-09-17

Taiwan says 2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait Taiwan’s defense ministry says two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in the latest apparent move by Washington to challenge China’s claims...
07:34 2019-05-23

UFO? Giant balloon travels across New England American artist and filmmaker Doug Aitken has unleashed a 100-foot-tall, mirrored hot air balloon that will fly across Massachusetts until July 28. As the silver behemoth catches air currents on its w...
13:00 2019-07-22

This quadriplegic videographer travels the world Australian videographer and quadriplegic, Jaimen Hudson, doesn't let his wheelchair hold him back from traveling the world. He uses a drone to document his travels, but his most popular footage comes ...
05:00 2019-08-01

Message in a bottle travels 1,624 miles in just under four years A Welsh family taking a walk on a beach found a message in a bottle thrown into the ocean by a German couple 1,624 miles away and nearly four years earlier....
08:34 2019-09-04

Durant travels to Toronto ahead of Games 1, 2 Injured star Kevin Durant is accompanying the Warriors to Toronto for Games 1 and 2, even though he has already been ruled out of Game 1 with a strained calf....
06:34 2019-05-29

Giant reflective balloon travels across New England American artist and filmmaker Doug Aitken has unleashed a 100-foot-tall, mirrored hot air balloon that will fly across Massachusetts until July 28. As the silver behemoth catches air currents on its w...
02:34 2019-08-13

Review: ‘The Little Prince’ Travels the Universe but Never Lifts Off Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s beloved novella for BalletX doesn’t elevate the production beyond a story staged as a dance....
22:51 2019-07-11

Germany's AKK travels to Israel in first overseas visit as CDU leader In her first trip outside of Europe as party leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer defended the Iran nuclear deal at a security conference in Israel. She also plans to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin N...
00:17 2019-07-02

Dorian fouls up travels for cruise ship passengers The Carnival Miracle docked in Tampa a day early, cutting passengers' vacations short due to Hurricane Dorian.       ...
03:00 2019-09-02

Putin travels to Siberia as floods turn deadly The Irkutsk region has been hit by torrential rains, causing Lake Baikal and the Angara River to burst their banks. At least five people have been killed and hundreds injured....
04:51 2019-06-30

In Dublin, a Home Filled With Mementos From a Photographer’s Travels Simon Watson has spent decades collecting antiques and objects from around the world — all of which now coexist in improbable harmony at his family’s rowhouse....
12:00 2019-08-27

USS Carter Hall travels to Brazil for UNITAS LX exercises The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall left port in Virginia to travel to UNITAS LX, an annual, multinational exercise in the Atlantic and Pacific waters around Central and South America, hosted this y...
22:51 2019-08-05

Travels With Panama: The Trying to Get to Miami for NABJ's Conference Edition I’m not saying that somebody has it out for me when it comes to air travel, but I’m not saying somebody doesn’t either. I’ve made several trips in the past two months and they’ve all come with their f...
11:00 2019-08-14

Durant travels with the Warriors to Toronto ahead of finals OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant is traveling with the Golden State Warriors to Toronto for the first two games of the NBA Finals, leaving open the chance he could be ready to return from a straine...
03:34 2019-05-29

Mysterious Worlds: Travels to the Faerie and Shamanic Realms There are many accounts of a land of immortality and eternal youth in world myths and legends, as well as shamanic and indigenous spiritual traditions. Mysterious Worlds Writing in his recent work, Sk...
17:51 2019-05-21

Britain's Prince Harry travels to Botswana for next leg of Africa tour Britain's Prince Harry was due to travel to Botswana on Thursday to visit conservation and health projects on the next leg of his family's southern African tour....
09:34 2019-09-26

Tucson family travels to El Paso for funeral of shooting victim TUCSON – Antonio Basco lost his wife, Margie, in the El Paso Walmart shooting that claimed 22 lives. With no family in the area, he worried no one would come to her services. So he invited the p...
08:34 2019-08-20

Eduardo Escobar travels to Miami for sons to get green cards Arizona third baseman Eduardo Escobar's late RBI single meant a little more after an emotionally trying cross-country trip to be help his sons get their green cards      ...
11:00 2019-06-28

Haiti and the failed promise of US aid After an earthquake struck in 2010, the US pledged to help rebuild the Caribbean country. A decade later, nothing better symbolises the failure of these efforts than the story of a new port that was p...
14:51 2019-10-11

Will Fed Rate Cuts Bolster Job Growth? Corporations slowed hiring in May amid concerns over the drawn-out trade war with China. Are Fed rate cuts the impetus that can galvanize employment?...
17:34 2019-06-17

British baseball superfan Joey Mellows travels America's ballparks British baseball superfan Joey Mellows traveled across the United States, visiting 41 ballparks and watched 76 baseball games, satisfying his newfound love for the sport, as well as American culture....
17:34 2019-06-28

Arctic fox travels 2,200 miles in 76 days from Norway to Canada — the fastest ever seen The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
23:34 2019-07-03

Beto O'Rourke travels across Mexico border, meets with asylum seekers Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke made his first foreign trip as a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination Sunday, traveling over the southwestern border to Mexico....
01:34 2019-07-01

Watch: Robert Downey Jr. smiles, travels with animals in 'Dolittle' trailer Universal Pictures released its first trailer for "Dolittle," its family movie starring Robert Downey Jr. as a doctor with the ability to speak with animals....
04:51 2019-10-14

Josh Hodgson travels with Raiders to Sydney and will play NRL grand final Canberra co-captain missed Tuesday training with virusHooker backed over fitness for Sunday’s title deciderCanberra co-captain Josh Hodgson has rejoined his teammates on Wednesday as they travelled to...
09:00 2019-10-02

Illinois man travels to El Paso and Dayton to make crosses for shooting victims Greg Zanis watched the unfolding events in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend as those communities became the latest to grapple the all-to-common trend of mass gun violence....
17:34 2019-08-06

Haiti braces for more upheaval after big protest Haitians braced for more upheaval on Saturday as opposition leaders, emboldened by a massive protest demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse, pledged to remain on the streets...
10:00 2019-10-05

Clothes don’t cover Haiti’s problems The country’s poverty is in marked contrast to the relative affluence of its neighbours. It needs access to finance beyond disaster relief. But can banks make a business case for a nation in such poor...
17:34 2019-09-12

Deflections give Haiti 2-0 win over Nicaragua Haiti were the fortuitous beneficiaries of two deflected first half goals then produced a solid second half defensive effort to beat Nicaragua 2-0 at the Gold Cup in Texas on Thursday....
18:17 2019-06-21

Trump Examining Various Tax Cuts to Bolster the Economy President Trump said the White House is examining proposals to bolster the economy, including reducing capital-gains taxes, while maintaining that growth remains strong....
22:34 2019-08-20

Traders Bolster Bets on Lower Fed Rates Traders are increasing wagers that the Fed will continue to cut interest rates to stave off a recession, raising the stakes for Friday’s hiring data....
12:01 2019-10-04

Uncle Sam wants hackers to help it bolster US national security The annual "hacker" conference known as DEF CON has been a target for undercover domestic intelligence agencies, and even foreign spies allegedly posing as documentary crews and trying to blend in wit...
20:34 2019-08-30

Exiled doughnut-loving bear travels thousands of miles to return home A doughnut-loving bear whose life was spared by New Hampshire governor Chris Sununu two years ago has made an incredible journey home after being relocated last June....
04:34 2019-05-23

Arctic fox travels record-setting 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
22:00 2019-07-02

U.S. adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute U.S. national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday for a trip to Japan and South Korea, two key allies of Washington that are embroiled in a trade dispute....
14:00 2019-07-21

Leader or killer? A day with 'Barbecue' in Haiti's capital He's known as Barbecue, an ex-cop suspected in the massacre of dozens of men, women and children in the Haitian capital — and a hero in his neighborhood, followed by crowds of adoring residents who co...
07:17 2019-06-07

Leader or killer? A day with ‘Barbecue’ in Haiti’s capital PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — He’s known as Barbecue, an ex-cop suspected in the massacre of dozens of men, women and children in the Haitian capital — and a hero in his neighborhood, followed by...
06:51 2019-06-07

Mexico outlasts Haiti 1-0 in Gold Cup semifinals Raul Jimenez scored on a penalty kick in the 93rd minute and Mexico ended Haiti's impressive Gold Cup run in the semifinals with a 1-0 victory       ...
10:34 2019-07-03

Haiti officials say PM Lapin has resigned, new PM selected Haitian Prime Minister Jean Michel Lapin resigned on Monday, according to a high-ranking government official who asked not to be named, presenting a shakeup at the highest levels of government in the ...
05:51 2019-07-23

Yankees’ trade options to bolster a bullpen they’ll need stacked Pop quiz, hot shots: Name the last team to win the World Series while posting an inferior starting pitchers’ ERA to the losing team. That would be the 2014 Giants, who outlasted the Royals in seven ga...
17:51 2019-06-13

Bundesliga transfers: Hoffenheim bolster midfield with Samassekou Hoffenheim have kept their word on a probable late signing, snatching Malian up-and-comer Diadie Samassekou from RB Salzburg. Follow all of the transfer action here!...
12:34 2019-08-16

Record Low Inflation Expectations Bolster U.S. Government Bonds Treasury prices are rising again Friday, with the 10-year yield briefly falling below 2.08% amid an inflation sentiment reading that touched a record low....
23:00 2019-06-14

Panthers add 3-time All-Pro Gerald McCoy to bolster D line CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have announced the signing of three-time All-Pro defensive tackle Gerald McCoy to a one-year deal . McCoy signed the contract Tuesday and is scheduled to appear at ...
20:51 2019-06-04

Groupon acquires Presence AI to bolster booking capabilities with AI Ecommerce company Groupon has acquired AI booking startup Presence AI to bolster its booking capabilities. The terms of the deal weren't disclosed.Read More...
00:00 2019-08-09

Kushner travels to Middle East to drum up support for Israeli-Palestinian peace plan White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has gone abroad to the Middle East in an effort to drum up support from regional leaders for his yet-to-be-unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan....
17:51 2019-05-28

Haiti fuel shortages spark violent protests Crippling fuel shortages have triggered large anti-government protests in Haiti, bringing cities to a standstill. Angry demonstrators are demanding President Jovenel Moise step down amid corruption al...
02:51 2019-09-22

Haiti beats Canada, reaches Gold Cup semifinals HOUSTON (AP) — Haiti reached the semifinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup for the first time, overcoming a two-goal deficit to beat Canada 3-2 on Saturday night. The 101st-ranked Haitians will play Mexico ...
05:34 2019-06-30

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture and computers to block the ratification of interim...
01:17 2019-05-31

Thousands in Haiti renew protests, clash with police PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Thousands of protesters in Haiti demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse have clashed with police as some tried to storm barriers at the National Palace and o...
03:51 2019-06-14

Journalists in Haiti demand protection after reporter killed Attacks against journalists in Haiti are escalating, and the slaying of a radio reporter has prompted media organizations to renew demands that police protect them and give them space to work....
22:17 2019-06-11

Charity watchdog condemns Oxfam for Haiti behavior England's charity watchdog has condemned Oxfam for having a "culture of poor behavior," in connection with the sexual misconduct scandal involving workers in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake....
17:51 2019-06-11

Protests Choke Communities in Haiti as Aid and Supplies Dwindle (LEOGANE, Haiti) — Gabriel Duvalesse squatted slightly as he prepared to push 50 gallons (190 liters) of cooking oil in an old wheelbarrow to an outdoors market an hour away so he could earn $1....
11:51 2019-10-07

Moroccan lawmakers vote to bolster French in education system Moroccan lawmakers passed a draft law on Monday evening that would pave the way for strengthening the place of French in Moroccan schools, overturning decades of Arabisation....
05:51 2019-07-23

Researchers seek new hemp varieties to bolster Florida program Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week signed a bill to create a state hemp program, and there's new urgency to find varieties of the crop that can grow well in the state's subtropical environment....
19:34 2019-06-27

Europe Migration Agreement Aims to Bolster Italy's Pro-EU Government Germany and France agreed to automatically take in some of the migrants rescued in the Mediterranean, an effort to establish a Europe-wide system to distribute migrants recovered at sea....
09:34 2019-09-24

Fed's Brainard says risks bolster argument for lower-than-expected rates Policymakers have to shift down their future interest rate expectations because of growing risks to the U.S. economy, a Federal Reserve official said on Friday in remarks that reinforce expectations t...
19:00 2019-06-21

House Intel Committee could bolster Dem case for impeaching Trump When Congress initiated impeachment proceedings against President Richard Nixon 45 years ago, the House Intelligence Committee didn’t exist.Now, Democrats plan to use the panel — and its access to the...
22:34 2019-08-16

Microsoft acquires Drawbridge to bolster LinkedIn's marketing platform Microsoft plans to use Drawbridge's digital identty management technology, which uses machine-learning techniques, to grow LinkedIn's Marketing Solutions product....
01:34 2019-05-29

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina in India to bolster trade, connectivity Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina is in India to strengthen trade and investment ties between the two countries, as well as seek New Delhi's support for Dhaka's plan to push Myanmar to take back Rohingya M...
12:00 2019-10-05

US releases photos to bolster claim Iran attacked tankers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is releasing new photos that officials say show that members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard were responsible for attacks last week on two oil tankers near the Persi...
00:17 2019-06-18

Trump signs humanitarian aid package to bolster migrant care WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $4.6 billion aid package to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Many Democra...
05:17 2019-07-02

France's Le Maire says 'essential' to bolster Renault-Nissan alliance French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was vital that Renault and Nissan Motor strengthen their alliance as the auto industry undergoes rapid change in the areas of electric and conn...
16:00 2019-06-09

Chia Network creates a $100,000 contest to bolster its cryptocurrency platform Chia Network is launching a $100,000 contest with prizes for developers who use its Proof of Space method to create a more efficient cryptocurrency.Read More...
20:51 2019-07-09

Apple’s quiet CryptoKit launch could bolster blockchain on iPhones A new developer framework will give Apple's developers the ability to create encryption keys and store them in the Secure Enclaves of its devices.Read More...
18:00 2019-06-07

France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan: AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co, Agence France Press (AFP) reported on Sat...
15:00 2019-06-08

2 deaths as protesters burn tires, block roads in Haiti Protesters denouncing corruption blocked roads and paralyzed much of Haiti’s capital as they demanded the removal of President Jovenel Moise, while police reported two people killed and five injured...
03:51 2019-06-10

UN Mission in Haiti calls on protestors, authorities, to refrain from violence Following days of intensifying protests in Haiti, Spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric said on Monday the UN was “concerned by reports of violence and arson” across the country....
03:00 2019-10-01

Canada get timely reminder from World Cup ahead of Haiti clash Canadian coach John Herdman said his squad will go into Saturday's Gold Cup quarter-final against Haiti with a fresh reminder at how thin the margins can be after watching their female counterparts fa...
02:34 2019-06-28

Amid crisis, Haiti fights to save oil used in fine perfumes LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — High in the Haitian hillsides, men gather roots to produce an essential oil used in fine perfumes ranging from Chanel to Guerlain. In the poorest country of the Western Hemisph...
17:51 2019-06-28

Protesters in Haiti burn businesses in push to oust leader Protesters seeking to oust Haitian President Jovenel Moise have attacked businesses and a police station and opposition leaders are pledging no peace until the president resigns...
00:00 2019-09-28

Mexico beats Haiti in front of thousands of Arizonans in Glendale GLENDALE, AZ  – Haiti’s amazing Cinderella run in the Gold Cup came to an end as Mexico knocked off the Caribbean nation with a 1-0 win that went into extra time.  Raul Jimenez punched in ...
14:17 2019-07-03

Haiti: Artists join thousands in anti-government protest Thousands of people have joined the Haitian art community to demand that embattled President Jovenel Moise step down. Crippling fuel shortages have sparked weeks of unrest in the impoverished Caribbea...
10:17 2019-10-14

MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks bolster Saudi, financials drag Abu Dhabi Saudi Arabia's stock market rose sharply for the fourth session on Tuesday, boosted mainly by its banking shares on expectations of further capital inflows, while Abu Dhabi was weighed down by financi...
16:00 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-France's Le Maire says 'essential' to bolster Renault-Nissan alliance French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was vital that Renault and Nissan Motor strengthen their alliance as the auto industry undergoes rapid change in the areas of electric and conn...
19:34 2019-06-09

United States sending troops to bolster Saudi defenses after attack U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday approved sending American troops to bolster Saudi Arabia's air and missile defenses after the largest-ever attack on the kingdom's oil facilities, which Washingt...
02:51 2019-09-21

UN agencies call for action to bolster rights of Europe’s stateless children United Nations agencies are calling on States and regional organizations across Europe to take urgent action to ensure that thousands of currently stateless children are given the support and protecti...
16:17 2019-05-21

U.S., Australia to bolster police ties as they cooperate on 2016 election probe The United States and Australia said on Monday they would work to bolster law-enforcement ties as the two countries are separately cooperating on a politically charged probe examining whether U.S. off...
21:17 2019-10-07

Nationals sign veteran Asdrúbal Cabrera to bolster infield depth The 33-year-old, who was designated for assignment by the Texas Rangers last week, gives Washington another option with Ryan Zimmerman and Howie Kendrick on the IL....
16:34 2019-08-06

Trump signs $4.6B aid package to bolster migrant care at U.S.-Mexico border Many Democratic lawmakers were hoping for more. They wanted stronger protections for how migrants are treated at holding facilities and to make it easier for lawmakers to make snap visits....
00:17 2019-07-02

Snacks Bolster Kellogg, but Weaker Cereal Sales Weigh on Results Kellogg said its snack products boosted results in the second quarter, but cereal brands continued to lag. The company reported sharply lower net income....
19:00 2019-08-01

UPDATE 1-France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , Agence France Press (AFP) reported https...
09:00 2019-06-08

Applied Materials to buy Japan's Kokusai to bolster memory chip business U.S. chip gear maker Applied Materials Inc on Monday agreed to buy Japanese peer Kokusai Electric for $2.2 billion from KKR & Co Inc , as it bets on rising demand for memory chips used in data center...
20:17 2019-07-01

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it nothing more than a “Democrat talking point,R...
16:51 2019-06-29

Haiti: photojournalist shot in face as senator opens fire outside parliament Jean Marie Ralph Féthière draws handgun amid chaotic scenesChery Dieu-Nalio avoids serious injury; another man woundedTwo men including a photojournalist have been shot and injured by a Haitian senato...
09:34 2019-09-24

Haiti: Anti-corruption protesters burn tires, block roads Thousands of demonstrators denouncing corruption have called for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise in further protests over alleged misuse of funds. He formerly headed a firm under scrutiny b...
02:00 2019-06-10

| WATCH: Haiti senator fires pistol outside parliament, wounds photographer A Haitian senator trying to disperse protesters has opened fire with a pistol outside parliament, a photojournalist who was wounded in the shooting has said....
23:00 2019-09-24

Haiti protesters clash with police hours after journalist shot dead Killing of Néhémie Joseph throws fresh fuel on crisis as protesters demand Jovenel Moïse’s resignationHaitian protesters have clashed with police in the country’s capital, Port-au-Prince, hours after ...
23:17 2019-10-11

Haiti protests escalate as streets barricaded, police cars set on fire Haitians erected street barricades and set police cars ablaze on Friday as protests intensified in the impoverished Caribbean nation, after four people were killed in clashes in recent days....
20:34 2019-09-27

At US-Mexico border, migrants from Africa, Haiti wait to seek asylum Hundreds of Africans have amassed at the U.S.-Mexican border at Nuevo Laredo without Spanish-language skills or much money to survive.        ...
05:34 2019-06-05

Mexico overcome Haiti in extra time to reach Gold Cup final Mexico moved into the Gold Cup final on Tuesday with a 1-0 win over Haiti but they needed a penalty in extra time to beat the unfancied Caribbean outfit....
10:34 2019-07-03

At North Carolina Rally, Trump Bets on Divisive Attacks as Way to Bolster Re-election Bid “These left-wing ideologues see our nation as a force for evil,” Mr. Trump told a packed arena in Greenville, N.C., to a crowd that seemed to relish his comments....
04:51 2019-07-18

E3 2019: Ubisoft's Uplay plus will bolster Google Stadia with 100+ video games Ubisoft will bring a new Uplay Plus subscription service to Google Stadia in 2020. More than 100 PC video games such as 'Ghost Recon' can be streamed.       ...
15:00 2019-06-11

Warren releases plan to bolster unions, ‘return power to the working people’ Warren said she would prohibit states from enacting “right to work” laws, under which employees who benefit from union contracts don’t have to pay dues. Twenty-eight states have them....
03:34 2019-10-04

UPDATE 5-Applied Materials to buy Japan's Kokusai to bolster memory chip business U.S. chip gear maker Applied Materials Inc on Monday agreed to buy Japanese peer Kokusai Electric for $2.2 billion from KKR & Co Inc, as it bets on rising demand for memory chips used in data centres,...
22:00 2019-07-01

U.S. presidential candidate Booker says he will bolster worker rights, hike taxes on rich Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker on Wednesday said he would increase worker protections, strengthen labor unions and significantly raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans as part of a bro...
19:17 2019-09-18

Humanitarian crisis increases in Haiti as anti-government protests grip the nation Haitians are calling for a massive protest Friday after weeks of anti-government gatherings have brought thousands to the streets of the capital to demand President Jovenel Moise step down....
08:00 2019-10-04

Tech stocks boost Wall Street as reports bolster hopes of trade deal A rally in technology stocks boosted Wall Street on Wednesday, as investors cheered media reports signaling an ease in trade tensions between the United States and China ahead of high-level talks star...
17:51 2019-10-09

Football is ‘refuge for those who have left everything’; UN initiative aims to bolster well-being of refugee, migrant children in Peru Sport brings people together “regardless of conditions or flags”, a senior United Nations official in Perú said on Tuesday referring to a new initiative launched over this past weekend to promote the ...
01:00 2019-08-28

British Charity Commission: Oxfam GB failed to report sex abuse after 2010 Haiti quake British regulators said in a report Tuesday that humanitarian organization Oxfam GB failed to disclose cases of child abuse involving its workers in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake....
20:00 2019-06-12

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

‘Firmly united’ Security Council can bolster Colombia’s efforts to secure lasting peace, says UN envoy The Colombian peace process is an outstanding example of how much support the United Nations can provide when the Security Council is ‘firmly united’, a senior UN envoy said on Friday, calling for the...
01:00 2019-07-20

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping...
14:32 2019-05-21

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in strengthening political stability and good governance....
18:34 2019-06-27

25 Years After ‘Operation Uphold Democracy,’ Experts Say the Oft-Forgotten U.S. Military Intervention Still Shapes Life in Haiti As U.S. troops landed in Haiti on Sept. 19, 1994, they were welcomed by a large enthusiastic crowd at the port of Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital. It was a moment of euphoria for Haitians who ho...
08:51 2019-09-21

Analysis: US- Iran relations need calm Escalating tensions between the United States and Iran posing "a pretty dangerous situation," says former U.S. Diplomat Christopher Hill. "There certainly is a lot of room for miscalculation," he say...
08:51 2019-06-19

How to Reset U.S.-Russian Relations Today For thirty years, since the end of the Cold War, U.S. policy toward Russia has been going in circles with the relationship getting worse as different U.S. administrations came and went. Today, the U.S...
14:17 2019-06-20

Don't fall for fake travels sites this summer. Here's what to look out for Consumers may lose money as phony travel agents, fake airline sites and others try to trick you when booking a free trip.       ...
22:17 2019-08-05

Kenyan court to rule on decriminalization of same-sex relations NAIROBI, Kenya — On the eve of what could be a landmark ruling in Kenya on whether same-sex relations are crimes, gay rights activist and gospel singer Joji Baro says he has no intention of returning ...
02:17 2019-05-24

Russia needs to change its behavior for better relations: UK PM May's spokeswoman Britain's relationship with Russia can only change when Moscow changes its behavior, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokeswoman said on Thursday, after President Vladimir Putin said he hoped for better ...
18:34 2019-06-06

A new era brings new challenges to automaker-supplier relations As vehicle technology grows more complex, the electrical and electronics purchasing area is becoming a new sore spot in supplier and automaker relations....
06:51 2019-06-17

Kenyan high court upholds ban on same-sex relations A panel of three judges has said the constitution adequately protects LGBTQ people's rights. But activists and lawyers have criticized the ruling, saying it undermines protections guaranteed by the co...
22:17 2019-05-24

Risk of a miscalculation in US-Iran relations is 'overstated' America's response to the drone shootdown has been "very moderate" given the potential for "more robust military action," says Scott Nations of NationsShares....
14:51 2019-06-28

Poll: Most disapprove of Trump on race relations A new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds about two-thirds of Americans disapprove of Trump on race relations. (Sept. 30)        ...
18:00 2019-10-01

Fed's Bullard: U.S.-China trade relations probably had to come to a head St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said on Monday it was probably inevitable that the United States and China would clash on trade, given that China has not lived up to commitments made...
23:00 2019-09-23

From Xi Jinping, A Roadmap To Better India, China Relations Chinese President Xi Jinping has suggested that informal summits with free-wheeling discussions is the way to go for India and China and "future leaders should follow it", the foreign ministry said......
13:51 2019-10-12

Kiribati and China restore diplomatic relations After abandoning ties with Taiwan earlier this week, the Pacific Island state restored relations with China on Friday. Taiwan's formal relations have dwindled down to just 15 countries....
15:34 2019-09-28

Relations With India "Organic", Says Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, on a visit to China, has described her country's ties with India and engagements with New Delhi as "organic", saying it is "beyond a few billions of dollars of...
01:51 2019-07-04

U.S., Russia diplomats meet in Helsinki to discuss relations Senior U.S. diplomat David Hale met with Russia's deputy foreign minister, Sergei Ryabkov, in Helsinki on Wednesday to discuss U.S.-Russian relations, the State Department said, amid tensions between ...
07:34 2019-07-11

Kenyan court upholds laws criminalizing same sex relations NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A three-judge panel of Kenya’s High Court has upheld sections of the country’s penal code that criminalize same-sex relations. The judges’ unanimous ruling on F...
16:34 2019-05-24

Xenophobia in South Africa strains international relations Outrage is growing among Africans everywhere after a new spate of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Politicians and citizens alike are caling on South Africa's government to act decisively to preven...
02:00 2019-09-04

Public Relations Crash Course For Defence Ministry Officers Public relations officers at the Ministry of Defence are set to be sent for a crash course to the country's premier communications college, the Indian Institute of Mass Communication or IIMC....
00:34 2019-09-26

Ukraine and Russia exchange prisoners in bid to improve relations A major prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine has seen 35 people detained in each country freed and then flown to the other, a move that could advance relations between the two nations and help...
00:00 2019-09-08

Georgia Stages Protests While Its Relations With Russia Are in a Tailspin The latest demonstrations followed a decision by President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia to cancel all flights from Russia to Georgia starting on July 8....
05:17 2019-06-23

Philippines normalizing Canada relations after garbage dispute There is no word yet on a return to Canada of the Philippine ambassador or consuls general, who were withdrawn until Canada took back a big load of garbage that had been festering in Philippine ports....
22:17 2019-06-06

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis calls for new era of German relations Greece's new conservative prime minister wants to implement reforms more far-reaching than those imposed by the EU. He has called for German investment in the country....
01:34 2019-08-30

Rouhani: U.S.-Iran relations won't improve until sanctions are lifted A day after U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he'd be open to talks with Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said there will be no progress in U.S.-Iran relations until Washington lifts sanctions off T...
12:34 2019-08-27

'We have a long way to go:' Descendants of first black Americans on race relations Four hundred years after the first ship carrying enslaved Africans arrived on the coast of Virginia, the descendants of one of the first black American families say race relations in the United States...
21:17 2019-08-05

Germany keen to strengthen relations with Latin America German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has told DW that he wants to boost ties with countries in Latin America. His comments come ahead of a Latin America conference in Berlin at the end of May....
13:34 2019-05-24

Hollywood’s 2 Biggest Public Relations Firms to Merge PMK-BNC and Rogers & Cowan, whose clients include Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Katy Perry, join forces as competition from boutique firms intensifies....
18:51 2019-07-31

Rams win Rozelle Award for public relations performance The Los Angeles Rams public relations staff has been selected as the 2019 Pete Rozelle Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America. They also won the award in 1997 while in St. Louis....
21:34 2019-06-07

British-Iranian relations strained as oil tanker is seen off Syria Adrian Darya, previously called Grace 1, photographed near Russian navy facilityBritain is seeking to establish whether Iran has sold oil to Syria in breach of written undertakings given by Tehran to ...
05:00 2019-09-09

Donald Trump Says Relations With Emmanuel Macron 'Outstanding' US President Donald Trump admitted that there had been past difficulties in his relationship with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, but said: "right now it's outstanding"....
17:17 2019-06-06

Senator calls on NBA to stop commercial relations with China US Sen. Ted Cruz on Saturday condemned China's handling of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, saying suppression of free speech in the territory showed fear from what he called a "dictatorship" in B...
21:17 2019-10-12

Relations between Brazil lawmakers, government improve: survey Relations between Brazilian lawmakers and the government are improving, a survey showed on Friday, boosting the chances that the Congress will approve pension reform that is President Jair Bolsonaro's...
18:17 2019-06-28

French 'Spiderman' Alain Robert travels to Hong Kong and climbs tower to unfurl banner pleading for peace French "Spiderman" freeclimber Alain Robert, who stunned London by scaling the Heron Tower bare-handed, has climbed a 68-storey Hong Kong skyscraper to plead for peace in the region....
13:00 2019-08-16

Council on Foreign Relations faces backlash over $12M Len Blavatnik donation The Council on Foreign Relations is facing a storm of criticism after recently accepting a $12 million donation from Ukrainian-born oligarch Len Blavatnik, The Post has learned. In a tersely worded le...
09:17 2019-10-08

Japan PM Abe: Stable U.S.-China relations crucial for global economy Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday stable relations between the United States and China are "very important" not just for these economies, but for the sake of the global economy....
22:00 2019-08-26

Fraught Franco-Italian relations a roadblock risk for Renault-FCA Fiat Chrysler's proposed $35 billion merger with Renault has cheered investors, won conditional support from Paris and Rome and even earned cautious backing from trade unions....
20:17 2019-05-29

German-Russian relations lauded at bilateral Petersburg Dialogue German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov have lauded their countries' cooperation. Relations have been strained over Russia's annexation of Crimea and the Ukraine c...
23:17 2019-07-18

U.S. equity futures reopen lower, U.S.-China trade relations at new low ebb U.S. stock index futures dropped when electronic trading resumed on Sunday, with trade relations between the United States and China appearing to reach a new low on Friday, sending Wall Street into a ...
01:00 2019-08-26

India, Russia Want To Diversify, Strengthen Bilateral Relations: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that he looks forward to discussing regional and international issues of mutual interest with Russian President Vladimir Putin during his visit to Vladivostok.....
11:34 2019-09-03

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping talk Russia-China relations The presidents of Russia and China are set to once again meet at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping have met two dozen times in recent years. Miodrag Soric ...
22:34 2019-06-04

Russia, Ukraine swap prisoners in first sign of thawing relations Russia and Ukraine swapped dozens of prisoners on Saturday in a carefully-negotiated rapprochement that brought Western praise and could thaw a freeze in relations since Moscow's annexation of the Cri...
22:34 2019-09-07

Trump Says Relations With China Are ‘Right Back on Track’ After Trade War Talks at G20 (OSAKA, Japan) — President Donald Trump declared relations with China were “right back on track” after he and President Xi Jinping sought Saturday to de-escalate a prolonged trade wa...
08:34 2019-06-29

Chinese envoy says Canada-China relations have hit ‘rock bottom’ The remarks come at a time of heightened tensions following the December arrest of Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on an extradition request by the United States....
03:34 2019-05-24

Russia, Ukraine swap 35 prisoners in step toward normalizing relations Russia and Ukraine exchanged 35 prisoners each Saturday in what Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky said he hoped would be the first step toward reopening dialogue with Russia....
08:00 2019-09-08

Trade Talks Resume at Pivotal Moment in U.S.-China Relations Senior U.S. and Chinese officials will square off for trade talks Thursday at a pivotal point in the countries’ relationship, with higher tariffs looming if negotiators fail to break a five-month stal...
02:51 2019-10-10

Public relations firm MWWPR moving to Nomad Tower The independent public relations firm MWWPR will move to a full floor of the 39-story Nomad Tower in the dynamic NoMad neighborhood. Currently located at 304 Park Ave. So. at East 23rd Street, the fir...
17:34 2019-09-24

Swiss-EU relations risk downward spiral as bourse row flares A skirmish over stock market access between Switzerland and the European Union risks escalating into a broader political battle over sovereignty that could do lasting damage to relations....
15:17 2019-07-01

Russian missile delivery to Turkey strains ally's relations with US First S-400 parts delivered to military base outside Ankara as Washington considers sanctionsThe first batch of a Russian S-400 missile defence system has arrived in Turkey, a development likely to an...
21:51 2019-07-12

US detention of ISIS 'Beatles' shows the collapse in relations with Turkey It has seemed an intractable problem. What to do with hundreds of foreign ISIS fighters, accused of atrocities, but caught in such a legal quagmire that nobody even wanted to punish them?...
17:17 2019-10-10

Rights group cheers Bhutan’s move to legalize gay relations NEW DELHI (AP) — A global rights group has welcomed Bhutan’s move toward becoming the latest South Asian nation to decriminalize homosexuality. The tiny Himalayan kingdom’s lower house of ...
14:34 2019-06-09

Putin hails Trump's bid to warm relations by battling wildfires together US President Donald Trump offered Russian President Vladimir Putin assistance in fighting vast wildfires in Siberia during a phone call on Wednesday, the Kremlin said in a statement....
13:17 2019-08-01

'Long way to go' before Russia-Ukraine repair relations despite prisoner swap, experts say A high-profile prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine is being seen as a boost to the possible resumption of peace talks, but experts are tempering those hopes....
10:34 2019-09-12

UPDATE 1-Atlantia's investment in Alitalia may normalise relations with govt-Fitch Credit rating agency Fitch said that the selection of infrastructure group Atlantia as a partner in the rescue of Alitalia suggested a potential normalisation of its relationship with the Italian gove...
14:17 2019-07-24

Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers Saudi rights bill The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation on Wednesday punishing Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohamme...
22:17 2019-07-10

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers bill on Saudi rights The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Princ...
16:17 2019-07-10

Kenya’s High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relations NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relations. The post Kenya’s High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex rela...
16:34 2019-05-24

South Korea leader says Trump-Kim meeting marked 'end of hostile relations' South Korean President Moon Jae In said Tuesday that this weekend's meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was the "start of an era of peace."...
00:34 2019-07-03

Kim, Xi reach consensus, to develop relations no matter the international situation: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed on Friday they will carry forward friendly relations "whatever the international ...
02:51 2019-06-22

Trump knows trade wars aren't the best approach to international relations, Finland's PM says Both Washington and Beijing are aware that a trade conflict is not the best approach to international politics despite continued retaliatory tariffs between the two sides, Finnish Prime Minister told ...
13:17 2019-09-16

Futures Now: Crude oil crushed from Iran relations, 'fundamental weakness' globally "Futures Now" Scott Nations of NationsShares and Jim Iuorio of TJM Institutional Services joins CNBC's Seema Mody to discuss crude oil's 3% intraday decline....
00:34 2019-07-03

Railways To Hire Public Relations Experts, Woo Social Media Influencers A team of private public relations professionals will soon drive the railways' publicity campaign both at the Union ministry in the national capital as well as in each of its zones, with the national....
07:00 2019-06-16

Russia, Ukraine Swap Prisoners In Landmark Sign Of Thawing Relations Russia and Ukraine carried out a long-awaited prisoner swap on Saturday in a step that could thaw a deep freeze in relations since Moscow's annexation of the Crimea region in 2014....
18:00 2019-09-07

| WATCH | Majority of Americans disapprove of Trump on race relations - poll A new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Centre for Public Affairs Research finds about two-thirds of Americans disapprove of Trump on race relations. WATCH NOW....
06:00 2019-10-02

Pokemon Sword and Shield leaks ahead of Pokemon Direct? 'Galar forms' to bolster new game? There are a good number of Pokemon Sword and Shield rumours floating around today - some more viable than others. Here's what we think of what we've seen so far....
16:17 2019-06-04

UN opens new political mission for Haiti, ending 15-year peacekeeping mission The United Nations Security Council will establish an office in Haiti to support the country's government and increase stability, replacing the 15-year peacekeeping mission....
20:51 2019-06-27

Moves to create a Kosovo army have ‘deteriorated relations’ with Serbia: UN peacekeeping chief The decision by Kosovo’s parliament to form a national army was described by the UN Peacekeeping chief on Monday as having “further deteriorated relations between Belgrade and Pristina,” which, he sai...
17:51 2019-05-21

Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders ready for talks with UN chief on improved relations Leaders of the Greek and Turkish parts of the divided island of Cyprus have agreed to meet with the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, in order to “plan the way forward”, and improve the daily li...
01:00 2019-08-10

Council on Foreign Relations, another beneficiary of Epstein largesse, grapples with how to handle his donations The prestigious nonprofit eventually revoked the convicted sex offender’s membership — only because he failed to pay his dues, the president acknowledged....
22:00 2019-09-10

Microsoft's Windows Insider chief Sarkar is is moving to a new developer-relations role Microsoft is on a hunt for a new head for its Windows Insider test program, as Dona Sarkar takes a new position focused on advocacy for Microsoft's Power Platform....
22:17 2019-10-07

European lawmakers warn US that aircraft trade dispute threatens growth and relations The comments come a little more than a week before American tariffs of between 10 and 25% are scheduled to take effect on billions of dollars worth of European exports....
19:51 2019-10-10

Edelman, Public Relations Giant, Drops Client Over Border Detention Centers Fearing its own public relations crisis after an outcry from employees, the company stepped away from the GEO Group, which runs immigration facilities....
18:51 2019-07-31

Canada-U.S. opioid plan helps rebuild relations frayed from trade talks The ranking U.S. diplomat on drug enforcement policy is to visit Ottawa in July to kick-start a fresh round of co-operation between the two countries on tackling the opioid crisis....
17:51 2019-06-29

FCA's Olivier Francois talks music strategy, Super Bowl and agency relations During a recent presentation, Olivier Francois elaborated on why the company puts such a big emphasis on the product placements and other music marketing arrangements, including a recent integration d...
21:17 2019-10-07

Rare strife breaks out over Saudi bills in Senate Foreign Relations committee The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are accusing each other of making misleading statements as the Senate prepares bills to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for the ...
14:34 2019-07-23

‘Our relations are with Israel’: Trump appears to give embattled Netanyahu the cold shoulder Trump said he had not spoken to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a man he has described as a close friend. He then noted that the election is close while playing down Netanyahu’s importance ...
07:17 2019-09-19

Italy region will pay you $27,000 to move there Molise, a wild and beautiful region to the east of Rome, is offering to pay people $27,000 to move there in the hope they'll save rural communities from dying out....
18:00 2019-09-12

Wednesday's Daily Brief: African youth pivotal to silencing the guns, UNHCR prize winner announced, street clashes in Iraq, Haiti humanitarian update A recap of Wednesday's top stories: Kyrgyz lawyer honoured by UN refugee agency; Positive but realistic outlook in runup to Syria talks; Security Council debates how African youth can bolster peace; r...
07:00 2019-10-03

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Moh...
18:00 2019-07-10

Putin hopes G20 Summit meeting with Theresa May can help repair relations after Salisbury novichok poisoning Vladimir Putin has said he believes his meeting with Theresa May at the G20 summit this week could help repair relations after the poisoning of a former Russian spy on British soil....
03:51 2019-06-28

Lebanon's Hezbollah says U.S.-Iran war in region unlikely Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Friday that a regional war between Washington and Tehran had become unlikely as the United States knows it would pay a heavy price....
23:34 2019-05-31

The FAA has declared the Area 51 region a no-fly zone… but why? This weekend, the Area 51 aliens go free. There were times throughout this summer when we’ve doubted this would be the case: The initial wave of optimism inspired by a Facebook post that urged truth-s...
00:51 2019-09-19

Trump and Pakistani PM Khan meet amid tense relations, discuss ending Afghanistan conflict President Trump met with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday as the two nations work to mend relations that have been strained since the United States cut off $300 million in military aid to...
21:17 2019-07-22

NBC News poll of the South: Voters’ support for Trump grows, residents see race relations improving President Donald Trump’s approval ratings in the South have ticked upward, with 54 percent of voters giving a thumbs-up to the way he’s handling his job, according to a new NBC News|Survey...
04:51 2019-07-21

Female African coders ‘on the front-line of the battle’ to change gender power relations: UN chief Young female African coders are “on the front-line” of the battle to change traditionally male power relations and bring about a more equitable balance between men and women, UN Secretary-General Antó...
23:51 2019-05-21

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CE...
20:34 2019-06-28

Madrid region wildfire still burns out of control on 4th day MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say a wildfire in hills near Madrid is still out of control after burning for four straight days. Around 500 firefighters supported by water-dropping aircraft are at...
14:34 2019-07-01

Ethiopia delays referendum on new independent region Members of the Sidama ethnic group must now wait several months longer for a referendum that could lead to the setting up of a new independent region. Many, especially young Sidama, are unhappy with t...
23:17 2019-07-18

Beautiful Paintings Of Pokemon's Kanto Region Games artist Simone Mändl has been doing a big series of paintings all about Pokemon. Specifically, the landscapes (and cityscapes) of the Kanto region....
05:51 2019-07-02

Protesters take to streets to declare new Ethiopia region A political party representing some of Ethiopia's ethnic Sidama people said on Thursday it would postpone plans to declare a new region in defiance of the federal government and would accept the offer...
15:34 2019-07-18

Any conflict in region could spread: Iran general Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably, a senior Iranian military commander was cited as saying on Sunday by the semi-official news agency Fars....
10:34 2019-06-23

Iran says US 'hostile policies' dangerous for the region President Trump's plan to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East is "extremely dangerous" for peace in the region, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif....
05:51 2019-05-26

Pokémon Go's Pokédex Expands Into The Unova Region While other Pokémon games trim down their collection of pocketable monsters, Niantic’s mobile Pokémon safari continues to expand. Critters from Pokémon Black & White’s Unova region have started sh...
17:51 2019-09-17

China's Xi says the Gulf region stands at 'crossroads of war and peace' Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday that the Gulf region is in a very sensitive situation following increased tensions between Iran and the United States....
11:00 2019-06-28

Ukraine leader says meeting Putin is key 'if we want to end the war' in the Donbass region Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky has said a direct meeting must happen with Russian President Vladimir Putin in order to end a long-running "war" in the east of Ukraine....
14:51 2019-10-10

Wildfires sweep across Israel as heatwave grips region JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police have ordered the evacuation of several communities in southern and central Israel as wildfires rage amid a major heatwave. Firefighters battled brushfires Thursday alon...
16:51 2019-05-23

Gun homicides have dropped dramatically in this American region. What happened? Gun homicides nationwide have barely declined, but in California’s Bay Area they’re down 30%. In a year-long series, the Guardian investigates the initiatives that are saving lives in an area scarred ...
09:51 2019-06-04

Statin prescriptions following heart attacks differ by region of U.S. Statin prescriptions for heart attack patients vary based on geographic location, a new study says, with the highest numbers found in the Northeast and lowest found in the South....
17:51 2019-07-31

Indonesian Wildfires Choke Region in Blanket of Smoke Thousands of fires, most of them set to clear land for plantations that make palm oil, created thick clouds of smoke that disrupted air travel and sickened people....
12:17 2019-09-17

California power outages could cost region more than $2bn, some experts say Precautionary cuts, meant to limit wildfire danger, has economic impact on businesses from restaurants to transitThe California utility company Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) on Wednesday turned o...
00:17 2019-10-12

Putin says US military action against Iran would be a ‘catastrophe for the region’ Russia’s President Vladimir Putin warned the U.S.  Thursday not to take military action against Iran following the recent downing of an American drone and attacks on oil tankers near the Strait of Hor...
00:51 2019-06-21

Undiscovered Italy: The Strange and Splendid Carso Region In this string of small towns near the border with Slovenia, you’ll find a magnetic mishmash of cultures and culinary attractions from Habsburg-era castles to country taverns where the wine flows free...
03:00 2019-06-21

Bolsonaro says fire ban in Brazil limited to Amazon region only Brazil's National Space Research Institute says fires have increased about 80% in Brazil this year when compared to the same period last year. A little over half those fires are in the Amazon....
23:00 2019-08-31

Washington region’s cybersecurity sector continues to heat up FireEye and TruShield Security Solutions are capitalizing on a massive national shortage of cybersecurity professionals and a growing demand for cyberdefense services across nearly every industry....
01:34 2019-06-03

PM of Iraq’s Kurdish region meets top officials in Baghdad The newly confirmed prime minister of Iraq’s self-ruled Kurdish region is meeting with top officials on his first visit to the Iraqi capital since he was named to the post last month...
17:34 2019-07-16

Iran's Rouhani blames US, Saudi for conflict in region President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Iran did not want conflict in the region while Defence Minister Amir Hatami said Tehran had no involvement in the attacks on Saudi Arabia's Aramco oil i...
21:17 2019-09-18

Iran Prepared to Defend Itself After U.S. Sends Troops to Region Iran would be prepared to respond to a possible confrontation with the U.S. after the Trump administration dispatched troops to the region and arranged the sale of billions of dollars in weapons to it...
04:51 2019-05-26

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn't seeking war in region Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the kingdom isn't seeking war in the region, but won't hesitate to deal with any threats to its people and vital interests....
12:17 2019-06-16

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn’t seeking war in region Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the kingdom isn’t seeking war in the region, but won’t hesitate to deal with any threats to its people and vital interests...
12:17 2019-06-16

Russia Warns US Policies In Syria Could "Ignite Whole Region" Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday warned of the risks of Washington sending mixed signals on an American withdrawal from northern Syria....
16:17 2019-10-09

Indonesia to lift internet ban in rebellious Papua region Jakarta said the internet had been blocked to stop hateful messages and fake news that were fueling unrest in Papua. Media and free speech advocates have slammed the move to curtail internet services....
00:34 2019-09-06

Ecuador cracks down on illegal miners in northern region Ecuador on Tuesday mobilized hundreds of soldiers and police to a mountainous area to confront illegal mining and organized crime that have fueled violence in the north of the country, the interior mi...
22:34 2019-07-02

Wyoming coal region faces discouraging future The national slowdown for coal is being felt especially hard this summer in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, where four of the state's biggest coal mining companies went through a lockout, bankruptcies a...
17:51 2019-09-16

| Egypt blackface sketch spotlights racism in region An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what experts say is a deeper racism problem in the region....
17:00 2019-05-21

Underpopulated Italian region offers visitors €25,000 to move in Molise president finds novel way to breathe life into area as resident numbers dwindleAn underpopulated region in southern Italy is offering newcomers €700 per month for three years to live in one of ...
00:00 2019-09-12

City of London to become first UK region with 15mph speed limit News 28 May, 2019 The City of London Corporation’s Court of Common Council has voted to implement a 15mph speed limit across the Square Mile...
22:17 2019-05-28

Russia 'revolted' by Kosovan raid on Serbian region An armed police raid saw tensions flare between Serbia and Kosovo, where a fragile peace has repeatedly come under strain since Kosovo declared independence....
23:51 2019-05-28

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone that it said was flying over one of its southern provinces on the Gulf, increasing fears of military conflict as Washington seeks to isolate Tehran ove...
14:00 2019-06-20

G7's Amazon aid plan treats region like a 'colony', Bolsonaro says Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro says the idea of an alliance of G7 countries helping save the Amazon from wildfires would leave his country treated like "a colony or no man's land"....
23:00 2019-08-26

HTC U11 receives tardy Android Pie update as promised, at least in one region Yes, HTC is still alive (barely) and kicking (occasionally), with its focus on blockchain smartphone technology only growing (for some reason) and a 5G-capable device (that's not a phone) up for pre-o...
02:00 2019-05-28

U.S. turning Gulf region into tinderbox: Iran's Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday accused the United States of turning the Gulf region into a "matchbox ready to ignite", according to Al Jazeera television....
13:00 2019-08-12

Amazon nations should decide region’s future, Bolsonaro says Macron and other European leaders argue the fires in the Amazon require a global response because of the ecosystem's critical role in draining heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere....
09:00 2019-08-29

Why the Asia-Pacific region is high on Dell Technologies' radar Advancements in innovations such as 5G, robotics and automation, and autonomous vehicles has made the region one to watch for global companies, Dell Technologies' president of Asia Pacific & Japan, Gl...
07:51 2019-07-16

In Afghanistan, the Endgame Demands a Difficult Balancing Act in a Region on Edge Rising tensions between India and Pakistan — not to mention the interests of China, Iran and Russia — are complicating American peace talks with the Taliban that are already filled with suspicion....
03:34 2019-08-09

Pakistan PM Warns Against Risk Of War In Region Amid Iran Tensions Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran....
19:00 2019-05-25

Ethiopia faces more conflict with ethnic group's push for region Ethiopia's destabilizing regional frictions may worsen this month if the small Sidama ethnic group carries out a threat to unilaterally declare a new semi-autonomous region in defiance of the federal ...
19:34 2019-07-04

Lukas Euler Named to PING All-Southeast Region Team FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – After enjoying the most prolific season of his four-year career, senior Lukas Euler continues to earn recognition for his efforts. Euler was named to the PING All-Southeast Region...
03:00 2019-05-26

'Fresh air, no delinquency': the Italian region paying people to move in Molise is offering €700 a month to newcomers who settle in underpopulated areasMolise, a sparsely populated region of southern Italy, is so off the radar that many Italians joke that “Molise non esist...
16:00 2019-09-13

UNESCO declares Erzgebirge region a World Heritage Site UN officials have granted protected status to the Erzgebirge region (The Ore Mountains) on the German-Czech border. The water management system in Augsburg was also declared a World Heritage Site at t...
18:17 2019-07-06

Australia to invest $680 million in dams for drought-stricken region Australia will invest A$1 billion ($678.70 million) to revamp water infrastructure in rural and regional communities in the drought-stricken New South Wales....
04:17 2019-10-14

Turkey says killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region Turkey killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region on Sunday in retaliation for an attack that killed a Turkish soldier, the Turkish Defence Ministry said on Tuesday....
14:34 2019-06-11

Magnitude 3.4 quake hits gas field region of north Netherlands A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the north Dutch region of Groningen, home to one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
12:34 2019-05-22

Deep South drought threatens 11M people, crops across region BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Weeks of hot, dry weather have plunged the Deep South further into a drought that’s affecting more than 11 million people and threatening crops across the region, a new assessment s...
09:00 2019-09-28

Parts of Alaska Have No Sea Ice For the First Time Ever As Temperatures in the Region Hit Record Highs Alaska has seen the lowest levels of sea ice ever this summer as record temperatures and wildfires hit the region with some areas completely ice free — an event which has never occurred so earl...
01:00 2019-08-08

Pakistani Prime Minister Warns of ‘Bloodbath’ in Kashmir Region (UNITED NATIONS) –– Insisting he wasn’t making a threat, Pakistan’s leader denounced his Indian counterpart on Friday and warned that any war between the nuclear rivals could &...
19:34 2019-09-27

Major Fire At Power Station In Moscow Region Injures Many A major fire broke out at a power station in the Moscow region on Thursday, injuring six to nine people, the energy ministry and Russian media reports said....
15:51 2019-07-11

U.S. to sell 34 surveillance drones to allies in South China Sea region The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four U.S. allies in the South China Sea region as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Washington will no longer "t...
01:51 2019-06-04

Virtually every Apple business grew in every region this quarter—except the iPhone Enlarge / Apple CEO Tim Cook. (credit: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Today, Apple reported its Q3 2019 earnings to investors. Overall revenue is up 1% over the same quarter last year...
21:34 2019-07-31

Italian region offers $770 a month to people to move there – but there's a catch A region in southern Italy that has lost the most inhabitants in the country in the last five years is offering people approximately $770 a month for three years to move there, according to reports....
22:34 2019-09-11

Pakistan earthquake leaves 19 dead and 300 injured in Kashmir region A shallow earthquake near Mirpur has struck north-eastern Pakistan, tearing huge cracks in roadsAt least 19 people have been killed and 300 injured after a shallow earthquake struck north-eastern Paki...
17:00 2019-09-25

Brazil spokesman says Bolsonaro may visit Amazon region this week Brazil's spokesman said on Monday president Jair Bolsonaro may visit the Amazon region later this week to check on the efforts to reduce forest fires....
16:00 2019-08-27

In Historic Shift, Vatican To Consider Married Priests For Amazon Region A Vatican document on Monday said the Church should consider ordaining older married men as priests in remote areas of the Amazon, a historic shift which some say could pave the way for their use in.....
20:51 2019-06-17

Cameroon opposition leader released after abduction in Anglophone region The leader of one of Cameroon's main opposition parties was released by his captors on Saturday after being abducted by unidentified gunmen in the country's restive Anglophone region a day earlier, hi...
05:00 2019-06-30

British Open is in Northern Ireland, and a region defined by the Troubles can’t quite believe it “It was beyond the realms of possibility,” Darren Clarke, a former British Open champion and resident of Portrush, said of the town hosting the tournament for the first time in 68 years. “It was just ...
00:00 2019-07-18

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

Police regain control in Indonesia's Papua region after protests Indonesia's police chief said on Monday that authorities in the easternmost Papua region were regaining control after protesters set fire to tires and torched a local parliament building over the rece...
10:34 2019-08-19

EU may ease regulations on food from Japan's nuclear disaster region The European Union proposed on Thursday easing restrictions on imports of some food from Japanese regions hit by the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, Japanese officials said....
19:51 2019-06-27

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

Woman On Hike Dies On Hottest Weekend Of Year In Washington Region A woman hiking the Billy Goat Trail in Montgomery County, Maryland, died Saturday in what authorities believe was a heat-related medical emergency during the the hottest weekend of the year in the......
06:17 2019-07-22

Hurricane Dorian: Several killed in Bahamas as storm continues to hammer region At least five people have been killed in the Bahamas in what officials have described as a "historic tragedy." The downgraded Category 4 hurricane has battered the region for over 30 hours, triggering...
01:34 2019-09-03

Gunmen kidnap Cameroon opposition leader in restive Anglophone region Unidentified gunmen in Cameroon's Anglophone region kidnapped the leader of one of the country's leading opposition parties on Friday for the second time in two months, his party said....
21:51 2019-06-28

U.S. military in region is 'weakest' in history: Iran deputy Guards chief The U.S. military presence in the Middle East is at its "weakest in history", a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards was on Sunday quoted by the semi-official news agency Fars as say...
11:00 2019-05-26

'Kashmiris will erupt': fear grips region as Indian crackdown bites Cities are empty as armed security forces outnumber local police and all communications remain blockedEid is just days away, and the central market in Srinagar, Lal Chowk, should be bustling with peop...
10:00 2019-08-09

Colombia's Duque seeks international sanctions on Venezuela to protect region Colombian President Ivan Duque called on Saturday for coordinated international sanctions targeting Venezuela to help stop President Nicolas Maduro's support for Colombian rebels and drug traffickers ...
12:00 2019-09-22

Asia and Pacific on course to miss all Sustainable Development Goals, says UN region chief Unless progress is accelerated, Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all of the 17 Goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Executive Secretary of the UN regional commissio...
17:00 2019-07-18

Hezbollah says commanders ready, Israel orders more forces to border region Hezbollah said on Saturday its field commanders were ready to respond to an attack a week ago that the Lebanese group blamed on Israeli drones, after Israel's military ordered extra forces to deploy n...
03:00 2019-09-01

Ethiopian city braces for protests as activists promise to declare new region Activists in Ethiopia were set to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group on Thursday in defiance of the central government, with some residents of the southern city of Hawassa worried that...
02:17 2019-07-18

Marathwada Water Grid To Cater Needs Of Parched Region: Devendra Fadnavis Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said his government was planning to ensure piped drinking water supply in every village of the parched Marathwada region through a water grid....
13:34 2019-06-18

Kashmiri militant calls for Pakistan military intervention in disputed region A Kashmiri militant commander said on Sunday that Pakistan should send troops to protect the people of India-controlled Kashmir if the United Nations does not send peacekeepers, after New Delhi revoke...
06:00 2019-09-02

Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance security in the region: SPA Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the Kingdom to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported on Friday....
00:34 2019-07-20

‘Catastrophic’ Dorian now strongest hurricane to hit Bahamas region in modern records  BAHAMAS (NBC News) – Hurricane Dorian strengthened to a “catastrophic” Category 5 storm early Sunday as it closed in on the Bahamas, the National Hurricane Center said. As of 11 ...
22:00 2019-09-01

‘Wanton destruction’ in Sudan’s Darfur region, ‘blatant violation’ of international law The looting and destruction of UN food relief agency premises and property in Sudan, has prompted the UN-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and UN Country Team, to condemn the assault as a “blat...
18:34 2019-06-27

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan deploys to Indo-Pacific region The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and commander task force units began underway operations in the Indo-Pacific region, the Navy announced on Wednesday....
20:51 2019-05-22

US carrier in Persian Gulf region sends clear signal to Iran ABOARD THE USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (AP) — The USS Abraham Lincoln, with its contingent of Navy destroyers and cruisers and a fighting force of about 70 aircraft, is the centerpiece of the Pentagon’s...
20:17 2019-06-08

Torrential rains in Japan force over 1 million to evacuate southwestern region An onslaught of heavy rain across the southwestern part of Japan has forced more than 1 million people to be evacuated amid fears of landslides and widespread flooding....
15:34 2019-07-03

Power issues snarl commuter rail service in northeast region Commuter train service between New York and other areas of the northeast ground to a screeching halt Wednesday morning because of power issues, packing transit hubs with aggravated travelers. “Trains ...
18:00 2019-06-19

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and using video conferencing in that region....
07:17 2019-05-23

Gulf of Mexico nearly swallows car as Tropical Storm Barry lashes the region An Alabama driver’s car was nearly swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Storm Barry began battering the Gulf Coast on Friday afternoon. Images from Dauphin Island, which is off the southe...
01:51 2019-07-13

UN chief urges scaled up response for peace, across troubled Sahel’s region Humanitarian and development responses for Mali and Africa’s wider Sahel region “are falling short”, and support must be scaled up to ensure a hopeful future for its people, the Secretary-General told...
04:34 2019-09-26

Sikh leader in Kashmir raps India's revoking of region’s autonomy India’s move to revoke the autonomy of Kashmir has increased anti-India sentiment in the Himalayan region and will backfire, said the president of the largest Sikh group in Jammu and Kashmir state....
16:34 2019-08-14

Strong aftershock jolts same California desert region day after major quake A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the strongest earthquake in the region in 25 years on July 4, which was felt by more tha...
23:51 2019-07-05

Indonesia restores internet access in parts of restive Papua region Indonesia has partially lifted an internet blackout imposed following civil unrest in the country's easternmost region of Papua, but is yet to restore access in areas where the most violent protests e...
09:34 2019-09-05

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California the day after a large quake hit the region RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) – Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California the day after a large quake hit the region....
05:51 2019-07-06

China reports new African swine fever case in Guangxi region China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs reported a new case of African swine fever on a farm in the southwestern region of Guangxi on Monday....
01:34 2019-09-24

Pakistan calls for Trump mediation on Kashmir as region remains tense Tensions between India and Pakistan over Kashmir have the potential to blow up into a regional crisis and it is the right time for U.S. President Donald Trump to mediate, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran...
17:17 2019-08-04

Peru to start uprooting coca plants in top drug-trafficking region Peruvian security forces will start eradicating illegal coca plants for the first time in a lawless jungle region that produces most of the cocaine in the country, the government announced on Thursday...
22:34 2019-09-12

Everest Region Bans Single-Use Plastic To Reduce Waste On Mountains Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers, Nepali authorities said Thursday....
17:34 2019-08-21

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to Colombia’s long war. One was murdered by state-alig...
18:51 2019-07-20

UN terrorism chief heavily criticized for trip to China's Xinjiang region United Nations counter terrorism chief Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov has come under heavy criticism from the United States and human rights groups over his recent trip to China's repressive Xinjiang reg...
10:34 2019-06-18

Attack on Saudi Aramco a step up in geopolitical risk for region, expert says Herman Wang, OPEC and Middle East specialist at S&P Global Platts, discusses the implications of attacks on crucial oil production facilities in Saudi Arabia....
11:17 2019-09-16

Senior Chinese diplomat urges all sides to ease Gulf region tension China urges all sides to exercise restraint and ease tension in the Gulf region, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Tuesday, amid a standoff between Iran and United States following attacks on two oil ...
07:51 2019-06-18

Kuwait foreign minister discusses with Iranian counterpart de-escalating tensions in region Kuwait's foreign minister received a call from his Iranian counterpart where the two discussed measures to de-escalate tensions in the region to avoid more dangers, state news agency KUNA reported on ...
02:51 2019-09-20

Agriculture Dept. Announces Plan to Move Economists to Kansas City Region The relocation plan follows criticism from career staff members who have been fearful about their jobs being moved and who have speculated that the Trump administration is trying to stifle research....
03:17 2019-06-14

China vows response if US deploys missiles in region, arms race feared A top Chinese military official on Tuesday said Beijing would “not stand idly by” if the U.S. goes forward with deploying intermediate-range missiles in the Indo-Pacific region, raising new fears an a...
17:00 2019-08-06

Mitigating climate change in Asia-Pacific could give region an economic boost The urgent need to move towards a low carbon economy and build resilience, would not only mitigate the worst impacts of climate change in the Asia-Pacific, but also lift the region economically, accor...
00:00 2019-09-07

'Everything is burned': Bolivian caravan marches across fire-ravaged region to pressure Morales In Bolivia's fire-ravaged lowlands, a caravan of indigenous protesters is marching hundreds of miles to demand President Evo Morales declare a surge in wildfires a national disaster, a move they hope ...
16:34 2019-09-29

Indonesia Sends Police to Restive Region After Racial Slurs Ignite Protests Demonstrations erupted in distant Indonesian Papua after a video circulated showing Papuan students on Java being insulted as the police surrounded their dormitory....
14:34 2019-08-22

Floods wreaking havoc on Great Lakes region fueled by climate crisis Depths of lakes that hold about 90% of US’s freshwater spiking to record levels, from 14in to nearly 3ft above long-term averagesThis summer, as rain relentlessly poured down on the Great Lakes region...
13:00 2019-09-03

Amid Climate Change, Arctic Region Evolves Into Strategic, Economic Hotspot (TASIILAQ, Greenland) — From a helicopter, Greenland’s brilliant white ice and dark mountains make the desolation seem to go on forever. And the few people who live here — its whole ...
05:00 2019-08-26

Strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years rattles region, rumbles residents A preliminary magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked Southern California on Thursday, shaking an area for hundreds of miles.        ...
01:34 2019-07-05

India revokes special status of Kashmir, putting tense region on edge The special provision that grants autonomous powers to Kashmir has long been an emotional issue. Pakistan condemned India’s decision, saying it violated a United Nations resolution....
19:17 2019-08-05

Watch: Naval Strike Missile launched in Indo-Pacific region for first time The Naval Strike Missile, which can strike an enemy ship 100 nautical miles away, was successfully demonstrated by the USS Gabrielle Giffords during its maiden deployment, the Navy said....
21:34 2019-10-02

Kurdish forces mobilize in Syria amid worries Turkey will invade region Kurdish forces allied with the US issued a “general mobilization” call Wednesday in northeastern Syria amid worries of a “humanitarian catastrophe” from an expected invasion by Turkey. Turkey has long...
15:51 2019-10-09

Europe heatwave breaks records in Germany, Czech Republic as region sizzles A scorching heatwave is baking western and central Europe, setting new temperature records for June in Germany and the Czech Republic as forecasters warn it will get hotter before the heat dissipates....
22:17 2019-06-27

At UN, Iran proposes ‘coalition for hope’ to pull Gulf region from ‘edge of collapse’ The Gulf region is “on the edge of collapse”, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told world leaders on Wednesday at the annual high-level segment of the United Nations General Assembly, saying that “a s...
21:34 2019-09-25

Mysterious Cosmic Radio Burst Detected in a Completely Unexpected Region of Space For years, astronomers have struggled to understand the source of fast radio bursts, powerful split-second pulses of energy that originate far outside our galaxy. In an astonishing technical feat, ast...
20:34 2019-06-27

UAE ranks first in Arab region in Government Electronic and Mobile Services Maturity Index The UAE has been ranked first in the Arab region in Government Electronic and Mobile Services (GEMS) Maturity Index, according to a report issued by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission f...
11:00 2019-08-24

Locals accuse Lake District authority of turning region into a 'theme park' No confidence vote over move to make path accessible to 4x4s follows proposals for zip wires and cable carsThe authority responsible for the Lake District has become the focus of angry protest from re...
17:51 2019-10-13

Thousands flee disputed Kashmir region after alert; India says it killed militants Thousands of Indian tourists, pilgrims and workers began leaving the disputed region of Kashmir after a local government alert over possible militant attacks, and India said it killed at least five m...
22:51 2019-08-03

U.S. defense secretary visits South Korea as region faces myriad challenges U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will meet with senior South Korean leaders on Friday, amid a series of regional challenges ranging from tensions between Seoul and Tokyo to how much of the cost South...
06:34 2019-08-09

HollyFrontier halts operations at Tulsa, Oklahoma refinery as rain hits region HollyFrontier on Thursday said it is temporarily shutting operations at its 155,300-barrel-per-day Tulsa, Oklahoma, refinery as a precaution due to high water, the latest headache due to bad weather i...
23:51 2019-05-23

South Korea vows to continue work on North Korea relations The South Korean government "will not just sit on [its] hands" regarding relations with North Korea, Minister of Unification Kim Yeon-chul said Monday ahead of President Moon Jae-in's meeting with Pre...
15:00 2019-09-23

Large earthquake strikes Southern California day after 6.4 temblor hit region, experts warn of more aftershocks A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck early Friday near the same region in Southern California where a significant tremor hit one day before, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
19:34 2019-07-05

Deep Snow Cover In Arctic Region Intensifies Heat Waves In Europe: Study Frequent heat waves have been recorded in the European continent and Northeast Asia lately and researchers in a new study have uncovered the reason behind this phenomenon. According to the study, deep...
03:34 2019-09-01

Communities in Ethiopia's Somali Region face chronic drought linked to climate change This year the 'belg' rainy season once again failed to bring much needed relief to the drought-striken region. Pastoral communities say they fear for the future of their livelihoods as experts blame c...
22:00 2019-09-23

Security Council must seize 'golden opportunity' for stability in Great Lakes region: UN envoy The international community must step up efforts to end instability around Africa’s Great Lakes so that millions there can benefit from its riches, the UN Special Envoy for the region told the Securit...
21:34 2019-10-03

India forces arrest 500 in Kashmir as Pakistan suspends key train service to disputed region Indian security forces have arrested at least 500 people in Kashmir since the Hindu nationalist government instituted a blackout and lockdown in the disputed region....
18:00 2019-08-08

South America forest fires could disrupt rainfall in region's farm belt: experts Forest fires that swept across Bolivia and Brazil this year could disrupt rainfall distribution across South America's grains-and-beef producing regions in unpredictable ways for years to come, a scie...
17:51 2019-10-09

UN health experts warn ‘dramatic resurgence’ of measles continues to threaten the European region Europe has lost ground in eliminating measles, as the number of countries having achieved or sustained elimination of the disease has declined, the European Regional Verification Commission for Measle...
08:00 2019-08-29

Economic uncertainty, geopolitical tensions stall growth in Latin America and Caribbean region, UN says Citing “an external context of greater uncertainty and growing complexity”, the head of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), said on Wednesday that the region’s econ...
23:17 2019-07-31

US sends migrants to Mexico’s border towns as it warns citizens of violent crimes in region Advocates have sounded the alarm about the dangers of Remain in Mexico program as report reveals at least 340 instances of rape, kidnapping, torture and other violent attacksThe United States has sent...
09:17 2019-10-10

Italy's Friuli-Venezia Giulia region offers foodies endless possibilities Check out this under-the-radar region of Italy bordering Austria and Slovenia, where the wine, food and scenery are all top-notch.       ...
23:17 2019-07-24

China could win military conflict in Indo-Pacific region even 'before America can respond', think tank warns A new study warns the U.S. has lost its military supremacy in the Indo-Pacific region, with China being able to launch and win a military conflict even before American forces are able come up with a r...
14:34 2019-08-20

UN gears up emergency food aid for hurricane-struck region of Bahamas, as death toll rises With initial assessments indicating that some 76,000 people in the parts of the Bahamas worst-affected by Hurricane Dorian need urgent support, the World Food Programme (WFP) is arranging for eight to...
22:34 2019-09-05

Neuroscientists identify brain region linked to altered social interactions in autism model Although psychiatric disorders can be linked to particular genes, the brain regions and mechanisms underlying particular disorders are not well-understood. Mutations or deletions of the SHANK3 gene ar...
18:00 2019-07-31

President Trump Admits He Spoke to Ukraine’s President About Corruption and Possibly Biden (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump suggested Sunday that he raised former Vice President Joe Biden and Biden’s son in a summer phone call with Ukraine’s new leader, as Democrats p...
12:34 2019-09-23

President Trump Admits He Spoke to Ukraine President About Corruption and Possibly Biden (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says he spoke to Ukraine’s new president about his summer election and the fact that “we don’t want our people, like Vice President Biden ...
19:34 2019-09-22

As Canada-China relations worsen, a Trudeau cabinet minister sends cheery tweets from China The Trudeau Liberals are defending a cabinet minister's business promotion trip to China while China has two Canadians -- including a business operator -- in jail....
08:34 2019-07-04

Joe Biden Denounces Report Trump Urged Ukraine President to Investigate the Former Vice President’s Son (WASHINGTON) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday decried reports that President Donald Trump urged the president of Ukraine to look into his son’s business dealings there. Biden sa...
18:51 2019-09-21

President Trump Claims Credit for Shell Plant Announced in 2012 Under President Obama MONACA, Pa. — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for the construction of a major manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvania as he tries to reinvigorate supporters in the Ru...
16:34 2019-08-14

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Tr...
01:34 2019-06-13

Surprise! Beloved President Ronald Reagan Was a Racist: Unearthed Call to Then-President Nixon Proves It History has been kind to former President Ronald Reagan. In death, the story of Reagan, the racist actor-turned-racist president has morphed into Reagan, the conservative maverick whose vision for Ame...
11:34 2019-08-01

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to consider G7 funding for Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he would only consider a $20 million offer from the G7 to help fight wildfires in the Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes to him for comments ...
17:00 2019-08-28

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White Hou...
09:17 2019-06-11

Mexican president says to meet Guatemalan president-elect on Friday Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday he will meet Guatemalan President-elect Alejandro Giammattei in the Mexican city of Merida on Friday....
16:17 2019-09-17

Taiwan ETFs Buy Big Into U.S. Credit Yield-hungry insurers plowed $3 billion into Taipei-based exchange-traded funds that buy U.S. fixed income in the last two weeks of June, according to research by Bank of America Corp....
03:51 2019-07-23

‘An Honor Mr. President.’ Chrissy Teigen Claps Back at President Trump’s ‘Filthy-Mouthed Wife’ Jab on Twitter It was an eventful Sunday night on Twitter, as President Donald Trump took to the platform to share his thoughts about singer John Legend‘s prison reform activism — and called out Chrissy ...
22:34 2019-09-09

Saudi crown prince, France's Macron discuss efforts to achieve stability and security in the region Saudi crown prince Mohamed bin Salman received a phone call from French president Emmanuel Macron on Saturday and they tackled the latest developments in the Middle East, state news agency SPA reporte...
08:00 2019-09-08

India parliament votes to change Kashmir's status, give Delhi more control over contested region India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give the government in New Delhi greater authority over t...
17:00 2019-08-06

Vladimir Putin Says US-Russia Relations Are Getting "Worse And Worse" Russia President Vladimir Putin said relations between Moscow and Washington were getting worse and worse, noting in an interview published on Thursday that the current US administration had imposed.....
17:00 2019-06-13

Phone call shows President Donald Trump urged Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Biden's son The White House released a transcript Wednesday of a phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that's at the center of a congressional impeachment investigat...
04:00 2019-09-26

Ukrainian President Denies US President Trump Tried To "Blackmail" Him Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky denied Thursday that Donald Trump tried to blackmail him by withholding military aid to Kiev in a phone call between the two leaders....
18:51 2019-10-10

Tunisia president hospitalized after health scare: president's son Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday, the son of the president said, the second health crisis for the leader in a month....
06:17 2019-07-25

Federal corruption investigation involves UAW president, former president A source says the criminal complaint against UAW Region 5 Director Vance Pearson refers to UAW President Gary Jones and his predecessor.       ...
23:34 2019-09-13

Taiwan holds Asia's first gay wedding A week after lawmakers took the historic step of legalizing gay marriage, the first same-sex couples have tied the knot in Taiwan. Yet the newly-weds are still subject to restrictions not faced by het...
13:34 2019-05-24

China tells US: Hands off Taiwan The Chinese government has slammed Washington for engaging with Taipei and ordered the Trump administration to cease diplomatic engagements with the island, after a highly unusual public meeting betwe...
09:00 2019-05-28

First Couples Say ‘I Do’ in Taiwan After Same-Sex Marriage Is Legalized Tears flowed and bouquets flew on Friday as hundreds of same-sex couples exchanged vows in Taipei’s Shinyi District. Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage when it...
08:51 2019-05-24

Same-sex couples in Taiwan wed at massive banquet TAIPEI, Taiwan — More than 1,000 people attended a mass wedding banquet in Taiwan’s capital to celebrate the marriage of same-sex couples after a landmark decision legalizing the unions. Taiwan became...
19:34 2019-05-27

Taiwan allows gay couples to register marriages Taiwan officially allowed same-sex couples to register their marriages on Friday after the parliament passed the laws to legalize same-sex marriage a week ago. (May 24)      ...
10:51 2019-05-24

Taiwan changing name of de-facto embassy in US TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan says it is changing the name of its de-facto embassy in the U.S. amid the strongest relations between the sides in decades. The foreign ministry tweeted that the Coordinat...
06:51 2019-05-25

The ticking time bomb of Taiwan How China resolves the current crisis with Hong Kong may foreshadow the fate of another of its longstanding irritants, the free and independent island state of Taiwan, which China considers a renegade...
20:34 2019-08-02

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex weddings Beaming in the bright sunshine, Amber Wang took the hand of her new wife, Kristin Huang, on the steps of the Xinyi District office in Taipei, Friday, making history as one of the first same-sex couple...
04:51 2019-05-24

Why The U.S. Is Selling Taiwan New F-16 Fighter Jets This week, the United States announced its intention to sell Taiwan a fleet of new F-16 fighter jets. The sale involves nearly 70 F-16 fighter jets worth $8 billion and is intended to help the island ...
21:34 2019-08-24

US military says Iran sought to disrupt American ability to monitor Persian Gulf region when it shot down drone WASHINGTON (AP) — US military says Iran sought to disrupt American ability to monitor Persian Gulf region when it shot down drone. The post US military says Iran sought to disrupt American ability to ...
18:34 2019-06-20

Taiwan’s Tsai expresses thanks over approval of F-16V sale Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has thanked the U.S. for approving the sale of 66 advanced F-16V fighter jets and urged China to respect Taiwan’s right to defend itself...
12:00 2019-08-20

State Department approves Taiwan's $8B deal for 66 F-16s The State Department has approved the $8 billion sale of 66 F-16 fighter planes to Taiwan, amid stalled U.S.-China trade talks, strife in Hong Kong and a military build-up by nations in the region....
14:00 2019-08-22

China slams $2.2B U.S. weapons sales to Taiwan China is condemning a recent U.S. decision to sell $2.2 billion worth of weapons to Taiwan, saying the "reckless" policy tampers with Chinese sovereignty....
16:17 2019-07-09

Taiwan complains about Spain’s extraditions to China MADRID (AP) — Taiwan is accusing Spain of double standards when it comes to extraditing criminal suspects to China after the government in Madrid sent to Beijing a group of 94 Taiwanese citizens accus...
21:00 2019-06-13

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.        ...
19:17 2019-05-21