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Turkish, Iraqi leaders discuss military cooperation

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey and Iraq have discussed a possible deal to increase military and security cooperation between the neighboring countries. Erdogan spoke to reporters after mee...

Turkish, Iraqi leaders discuss military cooperation

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Pompeo briefs Iraqi leaders on U.S. security concerns over Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Tuesday and met with Iraq's prime minister and other top officials to discuss the safety of Americans in Iraq and explain U.S. security concerns amid rising Iranian activity....
16:32, 05/07/2019

EU leaders discuss future of Europe at Romania summit Leaders of 27 EU member states are to meet in the Romanian city of Sibiu to discuss the bloc's future course after Britain's departure. The summit comes some two weeks before important European elections....
01:32, 05/09/2019

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield: Iraqi official, sources Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff from Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, a senior Iraqi official and three other sources told Reuters on Saturday....
07:00, 05/18/2019

Venezuela's Maduro says he has loyalty of military leaders Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he had spoken with military leaders and they had shown him "their total loyalty," after opposition leader Juan Guaido said he had the support of troops to oust Maduro....
08:16, 04/30/2019

Sudan' military says protest leaders ignored Islamic Sharia Sudan's ruling military council says a constitutional proposal from the protesters who drove the country's former president from power ignores the idea that Islamic Sharia law is the basis for the country's legislation....
11:00, 05/08/2019

Sudan’ military says protest leaders ignored Islamic Sharia KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military council says a constitutional proposal from the protesters who drove the country’s former president from power ignores the idea that Islamic Sharia law is the basis for the country’s le...
11:16, 05/08/2019

World Federation of Exchanges and the International Options Market Association Assemble Exchange and Clearinghouse Leaders at the NASDAQ MarketSite to Discuss Coordination of International Regul NEW YORK (April 19, 2010) - Leaders of the derivatives exchanges and clearinghouse members of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) who have gathered this week for the annual International Options Market Association (…...
23:32, 05/01/2019

Retired military leaders to lawmakers: Don't ‘sacrifice funds’ for F-35 jets More than 100 retired military leaders sent a letter to members of Congress on Tuesday urging them not to “sacrifice funds from the F-35 program,” adding that the F-35, the military’s newest fighter jet, is “essential to countering emerging threats.”...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Huge crowds join protest sit-in against Sudan's military leaders Hundreds of thousands of protesters joined a sit-in outside Sudan's defense ministry on Thursday to press the ruling military council to hand over power to a civilian government....
11:48, 05/02/2019

Military leaders beg Congress for money to repair bases hit by 2018 hurricanes Military leaders, still struggling to clean up the mess from hurricanes that wreaked havoc on East Coast bases last year, warned Congress this week that failing to deal with the damage now will have long-term consequences....
17:48, 05/10/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for military uprising draws reactions from US, world leaders Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido took to the streets on Tuesday, calling on citizens and the military to back him in the “final phase” of the interim president’s plan to end the regime of President Nicolas Maduro....
07:48, 04/30/2019

US: Flynn described efforts to interfere with cooperation WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel’s office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress contacted him about his cooperation with the Russia investigation. Tha...
17:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. will rethink cooperation with allies who use Huawei: official Washington does not see any distinction between core and non-core parts of 5G networks and will reassess sharing information with any allies which use equipment made by China's Huawei, a U.S. cybersecurity official said on Monday....
09:48, 04/29/2019

Hungary and Austria praise anti-immigration cooperation Hungary's prime minister and Austria's vice chancellor have been criticized for their use of racist rhetoric. Hungary's leader said he would not support German politician Manfred Weber in the upcoming EU vote....
09:32, 05/06/2019

Hungary and Austria praise anti-immigrant cooperation If the Hungarian prime minister and Austrian vice chancellor get their way, anti-migration forces will emerge as victors in the upcoming European Parliament elections....
03:16, 05/07/2019

Top Senate Republicans Push for Cooperation on Disaster Relief Package Reaching a deal over a disaster relief package was threatened by the White House’s push for money for immigration law enforcement and assistance at the southwestern border....
22:32, 05/07/2019

Venezuela's Guaido seeks U.S. Pentagon cooperation to solve political crisis Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the United States to meet with Pentagon officials to "cooperate" on a solution to the South American country's political crisis....
14:00, 05/11/2019

Trump’s lack of cooperation with Congress intensifies impeachment push in House The president’s unwillingness to comply with investigators’ requests for witnesses and documents is prompting the more establishment Democrats to join liberals....
19:48, 04/29/2019

Michael Flynn Told Special Counsel About Efforts to Influence His Cooperation, Court Filing Shows (WASHINGTON) — Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel’s office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress sought to influence his cooperation with the Russia investigation, ...
01:32, 05/17/2019

Nicolas Maduro tells military to 'be ready' for potential US military action Venezuela's president told the army to 'be ready to defend the homeland' and that he sought their 'active loyalty.' Meanwhile, self-declared president Juan Guaido urged supporters to demonstrate at military barracks....
21:48, 05/04/2019

Pentagon: Chinese military growing fast to challenge U.S. military superiority Chinese President Xi Jinping has launched icebreakers and civilian research stations in Iceland and Norway that could be precursors for a fleet of nuclear-armed submarines to the Arctic region, a Pentagon report said....
13:16, 05/03/2019

U.S. and Iran do not want war, Iraqi PM says Neither the United States nor Iran want war and Iraq is in contact with both, Iraq's state news agency INA quoted Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi as saying on Tuesday....
11:00, 05/14/2019

US increases military pressure on Iran with military moves WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the U.S. is deploying additional military resources to send a message to Iran. White House national security adviser John Bolton said Sunday that the U.S. is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Grou...
19:00, 05/05/2019

Global South cooperation ‘vital’ to climate change fight, development, Guterres tells historic Buenos Aires summit South-South cooperation is key to the world’s sustainable development and the fight against global warming said the United Nations Secretary-General on Wednesday, as the opening session of the Second UN Conference on South-South Cooperation got under...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Trump Pardons Troop Who Murdered an Iraqi Donald Trump has pardoned a former U.S. soldier who was convicted in 2009 of murdering an Iraqi prisoner, paving the way for the White House to pardon more war criminals in the future, according to ABC....
21:16, 05/06/2019

Iraqi airline set to resume flights to Syrian capital Syria's Transport Ministry says Iraqi Airways is set to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time since the war there erupted in 2001....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Trump grants pardon to man who killed Iraqi prisoner WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump has granted a pardon to a former first lieutenant in the U.S. Army convicted in 2009 of killing an Iraqi prisoner. Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump granted clemency to Michael Behe...
20:48, 05/06/2019

In time for Ramadan, Iraqi TV drama returns after 7 years BAGHDAD (AP) — The arts are coming to life again in Baghdad, bringing with it a touch of hope and comfort as the country works to rebuild after 16 years of war. And after two decades abroad, two of Iraq’s leading actors have returned to take pa...
23:48, 05/04/2019

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield Production at the oilfield was not affected by the evacuation and work is continuing normally, overseen by Iraqi engineers, state-owned South Oil Company chief Ihsan Abdul Jabbar said, adding that production remains at 440,000 barrels per day....
10:16, 05/18/2019

ExxonMobil evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield Oil firm’s decision comes as regional fears grow of potential US-Iran conflictThe US oil company ExxonMobil has reportedly evacuated all of its foreign staff from an oilfield west of Basra, in Iraq, and is flying them to Dubai.The move came after the...
08:32, 05/18/2019

Iraqi official: Suicide bomber attacks Baghdad marketplace BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi security official says a suicide bomber has attacked a marketplace in Baghdad’s Sadr City suburb, killing seven people and wounding 16. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity because of media regulations, said ...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Trump pardons ex-soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner President Trump on Monday pardoned a former US Army first lieutenant convicted of killing an Iraqi prisoner, the White House said. Michael Behenna, of Oklahoma, was sentenced in 2009 to 25 years in prison for unpremeditated murder in a combat zone af...
18:32, 05/06/2019

Trump pardons former US soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner Michael Behenna killed al-Qaida suspect in Iraq in 2009Sarah Sanders says Behenna ‘entirely deserving’ of pardonLive: follow the latest US politics newsDonald Trump has pardoned a former US soldier convicted in 2009 of killing an Iraqi prisoner, the ...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Trump pardons former U.S. soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner President Donald Trump on Monday pardoned former U.S. Army Lieutenant Michael Behenna, who was imprisoned for five years for killing an Iraqi prisoner in 2008....
23:16, 05/06/2019

Trump Pardons Ex-Army Soldier Convicted of Killing Iraqi Man Former First Lt. Michael Behenna shot the Iraqi man in the head and chest while interrogating him about suspected terrorists during a deployment in 2008....
02:00, 05/07/2019

Iraqi Airways To Resume First Flights To Syria From Saturday After 2011 Iraqi Airways is to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time since the war there erupted in 2011, a spokesman for the national carrier said Thursday....
10:32, 05/16/2019

Trump pardons former Army soldier sentenced for killing Iraqi prisoner President Donald Trump on Monday granted a pardon to a former first lieutenant in the US Army who was sentenced to prison in 2009 for killing an Iraqi detainee, according to the White House....
12:48, 05/07/2019

Exxon Mobil evacuates foreign staff out of Iraqi oilfield - sources Exxon Mobil has evacuated all its foreign staff members out of Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, three sources told Reuters on Saturday....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Exxon Mobil evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield: sources Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff from Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, three sources told Reuters on Saturday....
04:16, 05/18/2019

Germany, Netherlands stop training Iraqi soldiers as tensions rise between US-Iran Germany and the Netherlands have halted all training missions in Iraq as tensions continue to rise between the US and Iran, which supports proxy militias there. The countries announced the move Wednesday just hours after the US ordered all non-essent...
16:00, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Exxon Mobil evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield - sources Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff from Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, three sources told Reuters on Saturday....
04:00, 05/18/2019

ExxonMobil Employees Begin Evacuating an Iraqi Oil Field Amid U.S.-Iran Tensions (BAGHDAD) — Employees of energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the field is still ongoing, Iraqi officials said Saturday. The evacuation comes amid rising tensions be...
09:16, 05/18/2019

US-Iran tension: Exxon Mobil pulls out foreign staff from Iraqi oil field Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from a major Iraqi oil field comes amid rising tensions between the US and Iran. The US company's employees are reportedly being flown from Iraq to Dubai....
10:32, 05/18/2019

What is ‘South-South cooperation’ and why does it matter? This week in Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires, over one thousand people, including high level government delegations and representatives from the private sector and civil society, will gather for the Second High-level United Nations Conference on So...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Former Turkish PM to run again for AKP in Istanbul: Erdogan Former Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will again be the ruling AK Party's candidate in next month's re-run of the Istanbul mayoral election, President Tayyip Erdogan told reporters on Tuesday....
05:16, 05/07/2019

Saw Avengers: Endgame? Let's Discuss With Spoilers Now that some - okay a lot - of us have seen Avengers: Endgame, it's time to talk about it in detail and look at several questions it throws up. Naturally, there are tons of spoilers....
09:16, 04/28/2019

NBA showdown starring a Turk won't be on Turkish TV Turkish basketball player Enes Kanter's Portland Trail Blazers reached the NBA's Western Conference finals, which start on Tuesday, but for the first time the series will not be widely televised in Turkey, where Kanter is accused of having terrorist ...
11:16, 05/14/2019

Turkish journalist beaten after TV appearance Yavuz Selim Demirag has been an outspoken critic of President Erdogan. He was set on by assailants with baseball bats in what journalists say is a sign of shrinking press freedom....
18:00, 05/11/2019

Pompeo in London to discuss the UK-US 'special relationship' U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in London for talks with British officials on the status of the special relationship between the nations amid heightened tensions with Iran and uncertainty over Britain's exit from the European Union....
05:48, 05/08/2019

GM to discuss $1B plant expansion with Mo. governor, report says GM officials are meeting Thursday with Missouri Gov. Mike Parson to discuss incentives for a $1 billion investment at the company's Wentzville factory that assembles large vans and midsize pickups, according to a local media report....
09:16, 05/02/2019

Trump says it would be ‘appropriate’ to discuss a Biden probe with AG Barr President Trump says it would be “appropriate” for him to speak with Attorney General William Barr about investigating Joe Biden or his son Hunter, according to a published report. “Certainly it would be an appropriate thing to speak to h...
09:32, 05/11/2019

Discuss the future of blockchain and cryptocurrency at TNW2019 With giants like Amazon, Microsoft, and Intel now experimenting with blockchain, the possibility of adoption is on the table. But how can we overcome the issues we face? At TNW Conference, our dedicated Hard Fork track will explore just that. In part...
10:32, 04/30/2019

Putin to discuss contaminated oil with Transneft CEO - Kremlin Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss the issue of the contaminated Russian oil supplied via Druzhba pipeline with Transneft head Nikolai Tokarev on Tuesday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said....
03:32, 04/30/2019

Democrats discuss electability during gubernatorial debate LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Looking to turn around their slumping political party’s future, three prominent Democrats running for Kentucky governor took turns portraying themselves as the strongest challenger to Republican Gov. Matt Bevin during a h...
19:16, 05/13/2019

Can Dundar: Turkish democracy will continue despite Erdogan Istanbul's mayoral election will be re-run, following an appeal from the strongman president's party. Exiled journalist Can Dundar gave DW his appraisal of the complex situation leading up to the June 23 election....
01:32, 05/09/2019

Turkish opposition: We will win re-run of Istanbul mayor vote The deputy chair of the CHP party told DW that their candidate would have the support of "all the people of Istanbul." The electoral body nixed the party's initial win following pressure from the ruling AK party....
17:16, 05/07/2019

Why Enes Kanter is ripping the Turkish government again Enes Kanter had a solid game in helping the Trail Blazers to a 97-90 win over the Nuggets in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal on Wednesday night. Not that you would know it if you live in Turkey. Kanter, a former Knick, reignited his figh...
06:16, 05/02/2019

Turkish opposition journalist hospitalized following attack ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A journalist critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government and its nationalist allies has been hospitalized after being attacked outside his home. The Yenicag newspaper says Saturday that columnist Yavuz Selim De...
04:16, 05/11/2019

Suspected U.A.E. Spy Found Dead in Turkish Jail One of two alleged spies, who was also under investigation for a possible link to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has been found dead inside his jail cell....
06:16, 04/29/2019

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19:00, 05/09/2019

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., which accused the militias of moving missiles toward American forces....
04:32, 05/17/2019

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau will discuss the future of mobile at Disrupt SF Founded in late 2013, OnePlus did the impossible, coming seemingly out of nowhere to take on some of the biggest players in mobile. The company has made a name by embracing a fawning fanbase and offering premium smartphone features at budget pricing,...
09:32, 05/07/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia's voting rights The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia's voting rights in the continent's main human rights watchdog....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Japan's Abe and Trump to discuss North Korea on Monday: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump are set to talk by telephone on Monday and discuss projectiles fired by North Korea, national broadcaster NHK said....
04:48, 05/06/2019

Facebook executive meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss legislation to protect users of the social network, officia...
16:48, 05/07/2019

Trudeau and Trump discuss Canadians detained in China Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed the detention of two Canadian citizens in China, which has triggered a major crisis between Ottawa and Beijing....
23:00, 05/09/2019

FIFA ready to discuss concussion substitutions - Times "FIFA is open to having discussions about temporary substitutions if players suffer serious head injuries in matches, its medical committee head Michel D\u0027Hooghe has told the Times newspaper."...
00:00, 05/02/2019

Trump and Putin Discuss Venezuela, Mueller Report President Trump spoke with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for more than an hour on Friday and discussed the special counsel’s report on Russian interference in U.S. elections and the crisis in Venezuela among other subjects, the White House s...
10:32, 05/03/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia’s voting rights MOSCOW (AP) — The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia’s voting rights in the continent’s main human rights watchdog. The council suspended Russia’s voting rights after it annexed Ukrain...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Turkish Lira Continues to Fall Despite Backdoor Tightening The Turkish lira continued to slide after the central bank temporarily tightened monetary policy in an attempt to make it harder for investors to bet against the currency....
15:00, 05/09/2019

Turkish artists stand by Istanbul's ousted mayor Dozens of Turkey's most prominent artists have taken to social media to support Istanbul's ousted mayor, responding to his call for them to speak out against a decision to annul his election victory over President Tayyip Erdogan's party....
09:16, 05/10/2019

Turkish watchdog says it fines Facebook $271,000 for data breach Turkey's Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK) said on Friday it had fined Facebook a total of 1.65 million lira ($270,976.01) in April due to a data breach....
12:00, 05/10/2019

Turkish TV drops Enes Kanter's NBA playoff games Turkish basketball star Enes Kanter is playing in the NBA Western Conference finals for the second time in his career. But the US series will not be widely televised in Turkey, where he is accused of terrorist links....
18:16, 05/14/2019

Turkish TV Channel Won't Air Blazers-Warriors Because Of Enes Kanter Turkish NBA fans hoping to catch the Western Conference Finals won’t be able to do so on network TV. According to the schedule for the NBA’s official broadcaster in Turkey, the network S Sport will only carry the Eastern Conference Finals after previ...
15:16, 05/14/2019

Deniz Yücel: Erdogan let me be tortured in Turkish prison German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel says that he was tortured during his near year-long detention in Turkey. In court testimony seen by DW, he holds Turkish President Erdogan personally responsible for the abuse....
05:16, 05/10/2019

Turkish citizen hit in Christchurch attack dies; toll at 51 ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister says a Turkish citizen who was wounded in the mosque attacks in New Zealand has died. Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Twitter on Thursday: “Unfortunately, we have lost our citizen Zekeriya...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Florida man charged in Turkish tourist's slaying 2 years ago Authorities in Florida say they've arrested a man for the slaying of a Turkish tourist on his honeymoon during a botched armed robbery more than two years ago....
15:32, 04/29/2019

Jailed PKK leader visit ban lifted, Turkish minister says Turkey has lifted a ban on lawyers visiting jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said on Thursday, two weeks after the first such visit was allowed since 2011....
09:32, 05/16/2019

Trump, Putin discuss possible new nuclear accord: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke for more than an hour on Friday, discussing the possibility of a new nuclear accord, North Korean denuclearization, Ukraine and the political situation in Venezuela, the White Hou...
12:00, 05/03/2019

Top Pentagon brass meet to discuss security crisis in Venezuela U.S. national security officials met at the Pentagon Friday morning to discuss the ongoing crisis in Venezuela as the United States prepares for its next move....
13:16, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook exec meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss legislation to protect users of the social network, officia...
16:32, 05/07/2019

Trump, Putin discuss nuclear weapons, Mueller report WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin for more than an hour Friday about extending an existing nuclear arms agreement and potentially starting a new one to include China. White House press secretary Sara...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Trump, Putin discuss nuclear weapons deal, Venezuela President Trump spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday and discussed a range of issues, from nuclear weapons to a three-party arms control agreement to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation...
14:16, 05/03/2019

Turkey, Russia discuss reducing tension in Syria's Idlib Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar and his Russian counterpart discussed by phone developments in Syria's Idlib province and measures to reduce tension in the area, the Turkish Defence Ministry said on Tuesday....
03:48, 05/14/2019

CEOs in Health Care Discuss Challenges of Artificial Intelligence Tech is reshaping pharmaceutical research, opioid-addiction treatment and other areas in health care, but change hasn’t been as fast or dramatic as some hoped, industry leaders said at The Wall Street Journal Health Forum....
16:32, 05/01/2019

Bayer supervisory board to meet to discuss crisis -report The supervisory board of Bayer is planning an extraordinary meeting to discuss a crisis of confidence in its leadership after an investor rebuke at the German drugmaker's annual meeting, a magazine reported on Wednesday....
03:16, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 2-Trudeau and Trump discuss Canadians detained in China Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed the detention of two Canadian citizens in China, which has triggered a major crisis between Ottawa and Beijing....
21:16, 05/09/2019

EU powers to discuss Iran deal as Pompeo heads to Brussels The European Union's top diplomat says EU backers of the Iran nuclear deal will meet in Brussels to discuss ways to keep the pact afloat as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to the Belgian capital....
00:00, 05/13/2019

Austrian chancellor, president to discuss election after far-right video scandal Austria's chancellor and president will discuss a date on Sunday for an early parliamentary election and the makeup of a caretaker government, after a video sting brought down the leader of the far-right junior partners in the ruling coalition....
03:48, 05/19/2019

Bayer supervisory board to meet to discuss crisis: report The supervisory board of Bayer is planning an extraordinary meeting to discuss a crisis of confidence in its leadership after an investor rebuke at the German drugmaker's annual meeting, a magazine reported on Wednesday....
03:00, 05/01/2019

Turkish TV won’t air Enes Kanter’s NBA playoff games. He says government is ‘afraid’ of him. Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden (D) wrote Tuesday to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau requesting assistance to facilitate Kanter's safe passage to Canada if both the Trail Blazers and Raptors make the NBA Finals....
17:48, 05/14/2019

UAE court upholds life sentence against Turkish citizen for terrorism The United Arab Emirates' Supreme Federal Court upheld a life sentence against a Turkish citizen in a terrorism case, Emirates News agency (WAM) said on Monday....
14:32, 04/29/2019

NBA fires Turkish company that deleted Enes Kanter’s stats The NBA reacted in support of Portland’s Enes Kanter on Thursday, not long after the league’s Turkish-centric Twitter account failed to mention Kanter’s efforts in the Trail Blazers’ victory over Denver in Game 2 of the teams&...
20:32, 05/02/2019

6 Employees of Turkish Newspaper Return to Jail in Terrorism Case Journalists and other employees of Cumhuriyet were convicted of aiding terrorism last year in a case seen as having grave implications for press freedom....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Turkish soldier killed by YPG in northern Syria: defense ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three were slightly wounded in northern Syria on Tuesday during an attack by the Kurdish YPG militia, Turkey's Defense Ministry said....
05:16, 04/30/2019

| Turkish court hands down 53 life terms to 2013 bomber A Turkish court handed multiple life sentences to a man convicted of a 2013 bombing that killed more than 50 people, which Turkey blames on Syria, local media reported....
22:00, 05/13/2019

Turkish journalist critical of Erdogan government attacked outside home The Yenicag newspaper said columnist Yavuz Selim Demirag was beaten up by about five or six people with baseball bats after appearing on a TV show Friday....
22:16, 05/11/2019

Alleged UAE spy kills himself in Istanbul prison, Turkish state media says A man arrested on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has allegedly died by suicide while imprisoned in Turkey, the country's state prosecutor and its state-run news agency Anadolu said Monday....
12:48, 04/29/2019

U.S. 'disappointed' after Turkish court declines to free U.S. consular employee The United States expressed disappointment on Thursday at the refusal of a Turkish court to free a U.S. consulate employee accused of espionage in a case that has damaged relations between Washington and Ankara....
09:32, 05/16/2019

Four Turkish soldiers killed in attacks by Kurdish militants, Turkey says Four Turkish soldiers were killed and two others wounded in two separate attacks by Kurdish militants on Saturday, the Turkish defense ministry said, adding that the army had retaliated in both cases....
14:48, 05/04/2019

Turkish electoral body rejects opposition demand in Istanbul Turkey's electoral board has rejected a demand by opposition parties to annul local election results in Istanbul's 39 districts, following the board's decision to strip the opposition of its victory in the mayoral race....
07:32, 05/13/2019

US Cyber Official, British Telcos Said to Discuss Huawei in London Meeting The closed-door meeting comes after sources told Reuters last week that Britain has decided to bar China's Huawei Technologies from the core of its 5G network...
20:16, 05/01/2019

Trump, Erdogan discuss working group on Russian S-400 missile system U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Monday discussed a Turkish proposal to strike a joint working group on its planned purchase of a Russian S-400 missile defense system, the Turkish Presidency said....
09:48, 04/29/2019

NASA Hosts University Students to Discuss Future of Space Exploration NASA is giving university students an opportunity to interact with agency leadership, including NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, as well as astronauts abroad the International Space Station, during a live event 2 p.m. EDT Monday, April 29, at the ...
09:16, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Bayer supervisory board to meet to discuss crisis -report The supervisory board of Bayer is planning an extraordinary meeting to discuss a crisis of confidence in its leadership after an investor rebuke at the German drugmaker's annual meeting, a magazine reported on Wednesday....
03:16, 05/01/2019

Trump, Moon Jae-in Discuss North Korean Denuclearization: White House US President Donald Trump spoke with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday to discuss North Korea's denuclearization, according to the White House....
12:48, 05/07/2019

U.S. cyber official, British telcos to discuss Huawei in London meeting Security officials from British telecoms operators are to meet with the leading U.S. diplomat on cybersecurity in London on Tuesday to discuss the risks of equipment made by China's Huawei, according to five people familiar with the matter....
14:16, 04/30/2019

Cuba, Canada foreign ministers discuss resolving Venezuela crisis Canada's foreign minister addressed Venezuela's crisis on Thursday with her Cuban counterpart during a half-day trip to Havana, according to the government, after the island recently said it was willing to help mediate....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Trump, Putin discuss nukes, Venezuela in ‘long and very good’ talk President Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin had a “very productive talk” over the phone Friday while discussing nuclear and trade agreements. The two world leaders also discussed the political chaos unfolding in Venezuela as beleagu...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Canada foreign minister to visit Cuba Thursday to discuss Venezuela Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said she will visit Cuba on Thursday to discuss the political crisis in Venezuela and the United States' decision to allow lawsuits for property confiscated after the 1959 revolution....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Pompeo returned to Washington to discuss Iran, North Korea: official U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cut short a European trip and returned to Washington for meetings on Iran and North Korea, a senior State Department official said on Thursday....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Calgary city council discuss water security, stormwater management With a growing population and the likelihood the region will become drier, Calgary city council began discussing strategies to protect the region's water security and stormwater management....
16:48, 05/13/2019

Foxconn chairman travels to White House to discuss Wisconsin: source The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States tonight for a meeting in the White House that is believed to be related to an investment in Wisconsin, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Turkey, Russia reviewing deployment in Syria's Tel Rifaat region: Turkish VP Turkish and Russian officials are reviewing deployment of their forces in the Syrian border region of Tel Rifaat, Turkey's Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Sunday, a day after cross-border fire from the area killed one Turkish soldier....
11:16, 05/05/2019

Turkish board rules to re-run Istanbul election lost by Erdogan's AK Party Turkey's High Election Board on Monday scrapped Istanbul election results showing a painful defeat for President Tayyip Erdogan, responding to his AK Party's calls for a re-run of the vote in a decision that hit the lira and raised charges of conflic...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Turkish opposition: Erdogan's mandate must also be revoked if Istanbul poll annulled Turkey's main opposition party said on Wednesday it had formally requested the annulment of President Tayyip Erdogan's mandate because the same flaws his AK Party alleged in the city's March 31 mayoral vote occurred in last year's national elections....
08:32, 05/08/2019

U.S. showing flexibility on planned Syria safe zone: Turkish minister The United States is showing some flexibility in its approach to a planned safe zone to be established in northeast Syria along the border with Turkey, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday on broadcaster NTV....
04:16, 05/03/2019

Turkish Democratic Left Party candidate withdraws from Istanbul poll An opposition candidate announced on Sunday he was withdrawing from next month's rerun of mayoral elections in Istanbul, in a move likely to aid the man who was declared the winner when the vote was initially held in March....
10:00, 05/12/2019

Turkish Man Injured In Christchurch Attacks Dies; Death Toll 51: Minister A Turkish citizen who was wounded during the attacks at two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch on March 15 has died, Turkey's foreign minister said on Thursday, raising the death toll from the......
08:16, 05/02/2019

Turkish journalist beaten with baseball bats after anti-Erdogan TV appearance Just hours after criticizing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a television appearance Friday, journalist Yavuz Selim Demirag became the victim of a vicious baseball attack by unknown assailants, his paper said Saturday....
13:00, 05/13/2019

Erdogan loses control of Turkish capital in local elections setback Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is facing a major political setback after his party lost control of the capital, Ankara, in a keenly fought local elections battle....
10:00, 04/30/2019

Israel hits offices of Turkish state news agency in Gaza Israeli forces have hit Turkey's state-run news agency in the Palestinian enclave Gaza. The attack is likely to increase tensions between Israel and Turkey....
21:48, 05/04/2019

Turkish opposition confident of winning Istanbul poll re-run, lira sinks again Turkey's main opposition party said on Tuesday its candidate for Istanbul mayor would again contest and win the post, after the election board ordered a re-run of the city election in a ruling that has spooked investors and drawn European criticism....
12:00, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkish lira, markets fall after vote results scrapped Turkish financial markets tumbled on Tuesday after the elections board ruled to scrap and re-run Istanbul elections, with the lira down 1.3 percent to its weakest level since last year's currency crisis was waning in October....
06:00, 05/07/2019

Damascus presses Idlib attack, artillery hits Turkish position Syrian government forces and their Russian allies pounded the rebel-held northwest of Syria with air strikes on Saturday, sources in the area said, as artillery hit a Turkish military position there, underlining the risk of wider escalation....
14:48, 05/04/2019

US senator seeks safe passage for Turkish Trail Blazers star U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden wants to ensure Portland center Enes Kanter, whom Turkey wants arrested for his criticism of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will be able to safely travel to Canada for a possible NBA championship series against Toronto  ...
20:16, 05/14/2019

U.S. showing flexibility on planned Syria safe zone -Turkish minister The United States is showing some flexibility in its approach to a planned safe zone to be established in northeast Syria along the border with Turkey, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday on broadcaster NTV....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Kristin Cavallari, Jay Cutler discuss former NFL star's plans to 'open a butcher shop' It's been two years since Jay Cutler last played in the NFL. Now the former Chicago Bears quarterback is sharing his new possible career plan with wife Kristin Cavallari. ...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Justin Trudeau, Donald Trump discuss Canadian citizens detained in China Of the Canadians detained in China, a White House statement said Trump expressed to Trudeau Washington's "solid commitment to standing by Canada in efforts" to secure their release....
03:48, 05/10/2019

Scioli meets Interior Minister Frigerio to discuss government's 'consensus' agenda Former governor of Buenos Aires province and presidential hopeful, Daniel Scioli, said his presence at the meeting was part of his attempts to be "an anti-polarisation candidate who seeks equality, the recovery of salaries and pensions, and the devel...
09:48, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Foxconn chairman travels to White House to discuss Wisconsin -source The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States tonight for a meeting in the White House that is believed to be related to an investment in Wisconsin, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter....
05:48, 04/30/2019

New Zealand mosque attack death toll rises to 51 after Turkish man dies in hospital A Turkish citizen who was wounded during deadly attacks at two mosques in New Zealand on March 15 has died, Turkish and New Zealand officials said on Thursday, lifting the death toll from the shooting to 51....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Four Turkish soldiers killed by cross-border Kurdish militant attacks: ministry Four Turkish soldiers were killed and two others wounded in two separate cross-border attacks by Kurdish militants on Saturday, the defense ministry said, adding that the army had retaliated in both cases....
10:00, 05/04/2019

Turkish lira hits lowest point this year as new election jolts investors The Turkish lira hit a seven-month low on Tuesday after the country announced a fresh election for the city of Istanbul, deepening market uncertainty....
05:32, 05/07/2019

Imran Khan Calls High-Level Meeting To Discuss $6 Billion Bailout Package Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday summoned a high-level meeting to discuss the country's $6 billion loan agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which was finalized following......
11:16, 05/13/2019

Trump, Putin discuss possible nuclear deal, Mueller report in hour-long call White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters Trump and Putin talked about the possibility of a new multilateral nuclear accord between the United States, Russia and China, or an extension of the current U.S.-Russia strategic nuclear treaty....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin discuss Mueller report in hourlong phone call President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke about special counsel Robert Mueller's report during an hourlong phone conversation Friday....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Why Renee Zellweger didn't discuss playing Judy Garland with Liza Minnelli Renee Zellweger plays Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli's beloved mother, in biopic 'Judy.' Minnelli has said she does "not approve" of the film "in any way."        ...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Turkish TV station refuses to air Western Conference Finals over Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter is by far Turkey’s best basketball player in the NBA and even though he is playing in the Western Conference Finals one TV station will not be airing his games....
10:00, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkish banks in no rush to sell problem loans, focused on restructurings -sources Turkish banks told foreign investors they were in no rush to sell problem loans on their books, and were focused on restructuring them, three people present at a meeting discussing bad debt on Thursday in Istanbul told Reuters....
04:32, 05/10/2019

Turkish election board orders new vote for Istanbul mayor after ruling party loss The decision came after the Justice and Development Party or AKP appealed for the cancellation of the March 31 vote because of what it said were irregularities....
11:32, 05/06/2019

Recep Tayyip Erdogan hails Turkish ruling to rerun Istanbul mayoral race Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan praised a decision Tuesday by election officials to rerun a mayoral race in Istanbul that saw the narrow defeat of a candidate from his party....
14:00, 05/07/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-EM FX weak, Turkish central bank's outlook fails to boost lira Emerging market currencies dipped on Tuesday after soft Chinese data hit broad risk appetite towards developing world assets, while Turkey's lira dropped as comments from the central bank governor failed to whip up much investor confidence....
02:16, 04/30/2019

NewsBreak: Turkish president’s spokesman calls invalidated Istanbul mayoral election a ‘victory for democracy’ ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — NewsBreak: Turkish president’s spokesman calls invalidated Istanbul mayoral election a ‘victory for democracy’...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Erdogan tells Putin: Syria targeting Turkish-Russian ties by ceasefire violations in Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that the Syria government targeted the Turkish-Russian cooperation in Idlib by violating the agreed ceasefire, a statement from Erdogan's office said....
15:32, 05/13/2019

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane refuses to discuss Gareth Bale future after dropping him from squad Head coach Zinedine Zidane refused to discuss Gareth Bale's future after the Welshman was left out of the matchday squad as Real Madrid claimed a hard-fought 3-2 win over Villarreal on Sunday....
02:48, 05/06/2019

BC-BBN–Leaders BATTING_Bellinger, Los Angeles, .394; McNeil, New York, .356; Yelich, Milwaukee, .356; Cabrera, Pittsburgh, .350; DeJong, St. Louis, .329; Baez, Chicago, .319; Peralta, Arizona, .313; Markakis, Atlanta, .313; Arenado, Colorado, .310; Contreras, Chica...
00:16, 05/09/2019

NBA ends relationship with social media vendor after Turkish Trail Blazers star Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts The National Basketball Association is terminating its relationship with a social media vendor after the league's official Turkish account omitted Enes Kanter, a critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, from social media posts....
12:16, 05/03/2019

IT leaders optimistic about using AI Around half of IT leaders said they were cautiously optimistic about using AI in their organizations, while a third expressed greater enthusiasm, according to a survey commissioned by LogMeIn....
09:48, 05/08/2019

Next Generation Leaders It’s been nearly five years since TIME joined forces with Rolex to launch Next Generation Leaders, our biannual selection of rising stars in politics, technology, culture, science, sports and business. Previous honorees have gone on to lead cou...
10:00, 05/16/2019

The skills leaders need to survive in the age of AI Business leaders are doing more to understand artificial intelligence (AI) and how to use it strategically. In the last 12 months, between one-half and two-thirds of leaders said they’ve improved their understanding of AI to a greater extent. ...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Leaders campaign until the end of Australian election day Political leaders are continuing frenetic 11th-hour campaigning as Australians vote at an election likely to deliver the nation’s sixth prime minister in as many years...
20:32, 05/17/2019

EU leaders: We won't follow Trump's Huawei ban Germany, France and the Netherlands have said they will not block Huawei from participating in the expansion of national 5G networks. The US fears that China could use Huawei equipment for spying....
16:32, 05/16/2019

EU leaders set to meet after election: officials EU leaders are expected to meet just after this month's elections to the European Parliament, officials said on Friday, as national governments brace for a possible clash with lawmakers over who will run the Brussels executive....
08:00, 05/03/2019

EU leaders set to meet just after EU election: officials National leaders of the European Union are likely to meet for a summit in Brussels on May 28, two days after a European Parliament election, to discuss who should run the EU executive for the next five years, officials said on Friday....
04:16, 05/03/2019

‘We Haven’t Invested in Humanity.’ Will.i.am, Tech Execs Discuss Tech Optimism and Anxieties Rapper, producer and technology entrepreneur will.i.am doesn’t shy away from hard truths when it comes to Silicon Valley. “The investment that society has put in AI (artificial intelligence) surpasses the investment for HI, which is human...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Trump, Putin 'very briefly' discuss Mueller report President Donald Trump spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin for more than an hour Friday on a wide range of topics, including "very, very briefly" the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller. (May 3)       &#...
12:48, 05/03/2019

House Democratic, GOP leaders weigh in on Iran Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy weighed in Thursday on the growing tensions between the U.S. and Iran. (May 16)        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Yankees beat Rays 7-1, take 2 of 3 from AL East leaders ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka outpitched reigning Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell, Thairo Estrada homered just after play resumed following a ninth-inning power outage and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-1 Sunday to tak...
18:32, 05/12/2019

World's Exchange Leaders Meet in Vancouver Vancouver, 6 October 2009 - Chairmen and Chief Executives from more than 50 of the world's leading exchanges gathered in Vancouver this week for the 49th General Assembly and Annual Meeting of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). This assembly re...
00:32, 05/02/2019

EU leaders commit to unity despite major divisions Despite the impending departure of Britain, the remaining European Union countries have committed to stick together “through thick and thin” to emerge as a stronger world power after years of internal divisions...
11:32, 05/09/2019

Congressional leaders eye restoring automatic pay hike WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of senior House lawmakers, frustrated by more than a decade of frozen congressional salaries, are quietly exploring whether to accept an annual pay raise that they’ve shunned since Barack Obama was first president. I...
00:16, 05/09/2019

How long can baseball's surprising statistical leaders keep it up? Tyler Glasnow has a 1.75 ERA? Tim Anderson is the AL's top hitter? How are these guys among the league leaders -- and will they still be in September?...
07:00, 05/02/2019

San Francisco leaders ban facial recognition tech San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restriction. (May 14)        ...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Ohio St. leaders knew of former doctor's abuse At least 177 men were sexually abused by a former Ohio State team doctor, according to an investigation that concluded school leaders knew at the time....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Europe’s far-right leaders unite with a vow to ‘change history’ Matteo Salvini and Marine Le Pen are joining with allies to create what may be the third-largest bloc in the European parliamentItalian deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini led a rally of his European far-right allies in front of Milan’s Gothic cathe...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Tommy Fleetwood shoots 67, among early leaders at PGA US Open runner-up Tommy Fleetwood back on Long Island for another major, once again looking up at Brooks Koepka on leaderboard        ...
14:16, 05/16/2019

McIlroy trails leaders by two at Wells Fargo Rory McIlroy celebrated his 30th birthday with a three-under-par 68 in the third round of the Wells Fargo Championship on Saturday to move within two shots of the leaders at the weather-hit event in Charlotte, North Carolina....
21:48, 05/04/2019

Congressional leaders get classified briefing on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders received a classified briefing on Iran from the White House Thursday following criticism that lawmakers have been kept out of the loop about recent military moves in the Middle East. Members of the so-called Ga...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Armenia's jailed ex-president: I'll join struggle against new leaders Armenia's imprisoned former president Robert Kocharyan told Reuters powerful opposition forces were coming together to challenge the ex-Soviet state's new leadership soon, and that he hoped to be among them....
00:48, 05/08/2019

Italy's top leaders in Tunisia to shore up ties, security Italy's chief of government and an array of top ministers are visiting Tunisia, a leading strategic and economic partner whose shared concerns include migration and the North African country's unstable neighbor, Libya....
02:00, 04/30/2019

The Latest: EU leaders commit to united front at summit SIBIU, Romania (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit in Romania (all times local): 1:35 p.m. The leaders of the European Union, minus Britain, have agreed on a declaration to face the future as one tight, united bloc where common action will...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labour leaders Management and labour leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
06:32, 05/11/2019

Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labor leaders Management and labor leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
05:48, 05/11/2019

"Don't Switch Parties Due To Some Greedy Leaders": Mamata Banerjee Admitting that a few local leaders of the party may be "greedy", Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Sunday urged people not to turn their anger against them into voting against the party,......
10:16, 05/05/2019

Salary increase for Congress? House leaders look to end own pay freeze WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of senior House lawmakers, frustrated by a decade of frozen congressional salaries, are quietly exploring whether to accept an annual pay raise that they’ve shunned since Barack Obama was first president. It’s ...
11:32, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Bulgarian Orthodox leaders praise pope SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ visit to North Macedonia (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Two Bulgarian Orthodox Church senior leaders have publicly praised Pope Francis and his message of dialogue after one of their fell...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Top Maoist Leaders Named In Gadchiroli Blast Case Top functionaries of the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist) and at least 120 others have been named in the police case registered in connection with the IED blast in Gadchiroli district of......
13:16, 05/05/2019

PM Modi, Other Leaders Greet Nation As Ramzan Begins Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the nation on the beginning of the holy month of Ramzan. "May this auspicious month further the spirit of harmony, happiness and brotherhood in our society,"......
01:00, 05/07/2019

Hizbul, Lashkar Behind BJP, RSS Leaders' Killings In Kishtwar: Police A senior police officer said Monday the group behind the fatal attacks on an RSS leader and a BJP leader and his brother in April and November, respectively, in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir......
22:00, 04/29/2019

Indian leaders vow to fight poverty to win over poor voters Poverty remains a major issue in the ongoing general election in India, with political parties promising numerous schemes to eradicate it. The government says rapid economic growth will put an end to the problem by 2031....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Guaidó says Maduro is 'sowing terror' against leaders who tried to oust him Venezuelan opposition leader speaks to the Guardian as his allies face years in jail for their role in the abortive 30 April uprisingThe Venezuelan politician fighting to depose Nicolás Maduro has accused his rival of attempting to obliterate the opp...
15:32, 05/12/2019

Leaders of Three Pacific Islands Plan Joint Visit to U.S. The leaders of three strategic Pacific island countries plan to visit the U.S. next week to cultivate long-held alliances and as a public show of U.S. support to counter expanding Chinese influence in the region....
10:16, 05/15/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don't go to hell The leaders of both of Australia's major political parties have agreed that gays don't go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign....
03:00, 05/14/2019

Italy's leaders have softened their populist policies, top bank CEO says The anti-establishment and partly nationalist coalition in charge of Italy have slowly normalized the way they do politics since coming to power, the CEO of Intesa Sanpaolo told CNBC Wednesday....
04:00, 05/08/2019

Kering To Unite Sustainability Leaders Who Will Put Themselves In An “Uncomfortable Situation” Ahead of the G7 summit in Biarritz, Kering's François-Henri Pinault has been tasked with unifying a group of brands to set sustainability goals to reduce the industry’s negative impact on climate, biodiversity and the oceans...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Trump presents Kushner’s immigration plan to GOP leaders President Trump huddled with Republican leadership on Tuesday to unveil the proposed immigration overhaul designed by his senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Devised by Kushner over the last several months, the plan has two prongs: Shoring ...
19:48, 05/07/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones and other extremist leaders Facebook on May 2 said it banned half a dozen controversial personalities, including Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos, from Instagram and Facebook after deeming them “dangerous.”...
21:16, 05/02/2019

Latest: Several leaders join mourners at Sen. Lugar funeral The Latest on the funeral of Sen. Richard Lugar (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Numerous national leaders are among several hundred mourners who have gathered for the funeral of longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar....
13:32, 05/15/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don’t go to hell The leaders of both of Australia’s major political parties have agreed that gays don’t go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign...
02:00, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Venezuela top court targets opposition leaders CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Venezuela’s pro-government Supreme Court has opened a criminal investigation against seven opposition lawmakers in the aftermath of a failed ...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Religious leaders talk about healing after mass shootings WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of churches and a synagogue that were victimized by violent hate crimes are talking about how they helped their congregants heal. The leaders are attending a meeting Monday evening at the Washington National Cathedral along ...
17:16, 05/13/2019

N.L. leaders to square off tonight in first TV debate of provincial election Liberal Premier Dwight Ball will debate Tory Leader Ches Crosbie - his closest rival in the May 16 vote, according to recent polls - and NDP Leader Alison Coffin....
14:00, 05/01/2019

Labor Leaders to Meet Monday on AFL-CIO Leadership Drama Earlier this week, we reported on serious internal drama within the leadership of the AFL-CIO: the labor coalition’s third-in-command had appealed to the executive council to save him from being suspended for allegedly improperly expensing a strip cl...
19:16, 05/02/2019

American leaders of Greek Orthodox Church quit their posts The US leaders of the Greek Orthodox Church — rocked by priest sex scandals, a financial crisis, and the building debacle at the World Trade Center site — have quit. Archbishop Demetrios, 91, who has helmed the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America s...
13:32, 05/11/2019

BJP Leaders Urge Election Body To Take Action Against Bengal Government After BJP chief Amit Shah's first roadshow in Kolkata ended with violence, arson and a police lathicharge, a party delegation, including Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi,......
17:00, 05/14/2019

‘No One Should Be Gunned Down in Worship’: Synagogue Shooting Keeps Religious Leaders On Edge An attack in Poway, Calif., was the latest reminder of a new reality that rabbis, imams and pastors must now take measures to prepare for the horrors of mass shootings....
18:32, 04/28/2019

FIR Against Congress Leaders Over Poll Code Violation In Madhya Pradesh An FIR has been filed against sitting MP from Ratlam and senior Congress leader Kantilal Bhuria and Madhya Pradesh cabinet minister Surendra Singh Honey Baghel for campaigning on Saturday after the......
16:32, 05/18/2019

Germany's Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labor leaders Management and labor leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
12:48, 05/11/2019

Saudi Arabia to convene Arab leaders over recent attacks Saudi Arabia’s King Salman invited Gulf and Arab leaders to convene emergency summits to discuss the implications of this week’s attacks against the kingdom and neighboring United Arab Emirates, the foreign ministry said on Saturday....
14:48, 05/18/2019

World leaders join new drive to beat noncommunicable diseases WHO is announcing today a new high-level commission, comprised of heads of state and ministers, leaders in health and development and entrepreneurs. The group will propose bold and innovative solutions to accelerate prevention and control of the lead...
14:32, 04/28/2019

Israeli leaders mourn death of Holocaust survivor rabbi Israeli leaders are mourning the death of a prominent Hassidic rabbi who survived Auschwitz and championed Holocaust remembrance among ultra-Orthodox Jews....
11:00, 04/28/2019

W Series leaders Chadwick and Powell troubled by gearbox issue W Series race winner Jamie Chadwick and runner-up Alice Powell both say they struggled with a gearbox problem when downshifting in the opening race of the season at Hockenheim...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Democratic leaders back Muslim lawmaker after Holocaust comments U.S. Democratic leaders on Monday rallied behind a freshman lawmaker on Monday after President Donald Trump and other Republicans attacked her over comments about the Holocaust and Palestinians....
03:33, 05/14/2019

Venezuela opposition, government leaders travel to Norway for possible talks Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition have traveled to Norway to discuss potential options following a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro, according to four opposition sources familiar with the situation....
21:32, 05/15/2019

Maduro Moves to Reassert Authority, Arrest Opposition Leaders Venezuela’s government began cracking down on those it accused of planning a military uprising to oust autocrat Nicolás Maduro, ordering the arrest of opposition leaders as antigovernment protests waned....
02:16, 05/03/2019

Australian leaders make last poll pitch, mourn former PM Hawke Australia's political leaders on Thursday made their last big pitch to voters ahead of a May 18 election, with the death of Bob Hawke, the opposition Labor party's longest-serving prime minister likely to loom over the political scene in coming days....
06:16, 05/16/2019

| Sudan protest leaders say accord with army on transitional authority Sudan's protest leaders says they have reached a breakthrough agreement with the country's military rulers on transitional authorities to run the country....
02:16, 05/14/2019

PM Modi, Other Leaders Congratulate Students After CBSE Class 12 Results The CBSE Class 12 results were announced today afternoon for 13 lakh students who appeared for the crucial examination which began on February 13. Two girls, Hansika Shukla from Uttar Pradesh's......
07:48, 05/02/2019

Community leaders call for action aid in border humanitarian crisis TUCSON – With more than 7,000 migrants processed at the Benedictine Monastery since Jan. 1, Catholic Community Service and several community leaders have teamed up together to achieve one goal – help with the humanitarian crisis in Tucson...
13:32, 05/03/2019

Shooting at Mexican protest kills 2 union leaders, injures others MEXICO CITY — A union official accompanying protesting street vendors was shot to death Wednesday during the demonstration outside city hall in the south-central Mexico city of Cuernavaca, and another trade unionist also was killed, officials said. A...
05:48, 05/09/2019

Jewish leaders demand explanation over Corbyn book foreword Before becoming Labour leader he called 1902 book containing antisemitic tropes ‘brilliant’Jewish leaders have written to Jeremy Corbyn to express “grave concern” and demand an explanation after it emerged he wrote a glowing foreword for a century-ol...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Montenegro opposition leaders jailed for pro-Russian coup plot A Montenegrin court has handed jail sentences to 14 people, including opposition politicians, over an alleged Russia-backed coup plot. The judge said the plot was aimed at stopping Montenegro from joining NATO....
03:16, 05/09/2019

‘Big 4’ leaders to begin talks with White House on budget deal Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy have agreed to begin negotiations on a two-year deal to lift stiff budget caps, according to multiple sources ...
10:16, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Australian political leaders Morrison and Shorten at a glance Australians go to the polls on Saturday to choose between extending the six-year rule of the conservative Liberal-National coalition or electing the center-left Labor party....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Kazakhs, foreign investors puzzled by power-sharing leaders The new Kazakh president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, flies a modest Airbus A321 jet. His predecessor and patron Nursultan Nazarbayev moves around on a much bigger wide-body Airbus A330-200....
02:32, 04/29/2019

Cambiemos leaders 'recognise' failures after landslide Peronist win in Córdoba So far this electoral year, Cambiemos candidates have lost gubernatorial races in Río Negro and Neuquén provinces; and primaries races in Chubut, Entre Ríos, La Pampa, Santa Fe and San Juan provinces....
08:32, 05/13/2019

Alleged Nxivm sex cult leaders were conned by crooked PI firm The accused cons got conned. High-ranking members of the alleged sex cult Nxivm tried to get dirt on their enemies by hiring private investigators to dig through foes’ financial records — only to be given phony documents themselves, lawyers said Tues...
20:16, 05/14/2019

3 BJP Leaders To Explain Godse Remarks Within 10 Days, Says Amit Shah The ruling BJP today launched damage control after a rash of comments in favour of Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse, just two days before the final round of voting for the national election.......
04:48, 05/17/2019

Obama: Leaders who 'feed fear typically are also ones who avoid facts' Former President Barack Obama appeared to take a tacit swipe at President Donald Trump on Saturday, saying leaders who "feed fear typically are also ones who avoid facts."...
05:48, 04/30/2019

GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin lacks the votes to push his replacement pension bill through a special legislative session he has promised to convene, some top GOP lawmakers said Monday. House Majority Floor Leader John “Bam̶...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Q&A: Knicks leaders confident franchise is back on path to winning ways With a high draft pick, money to spend in free agency and talented young players on the roster, the New York Knicks are bullish on their future.        ...
04:00, 05/14/2019

59 Seats Vote In 6th Phase Of Polling, Prominent Leaders In Fray: Updates Fifty nine seats spread across seven states will go to polls in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections today. In Uttar Pradesh, which votes in all the phases, polling will be held in 14 seats,......
18:48, 05/11/2019

Trump, Democratic leaders to meet on drug prices soon: White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with congressional Democratic leaders soon to discuss drug prices, the White House said on Tuesday following infrastructure talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Leaders and tech firms pledge to tackle extremist violence online Jacinda Ardern and Emmanuel Macron host Christchurch Call summit in ParisWorld leaders and heads of global technology companies have pledged at a Paris summit to tackle terrorist and extremist violence online in what they described as an “unprecedent...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Italy’s Interior Minister Leads Rally of European Nationalist Leaders (MILAN) — Italy’s anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini led a rally of right-wing populist leaders Saturday seeking historic results in next week’s European Parliament elections in their bid to transform European politics. S...
14:32, 05/18/2019

Republican Leaders Are ‘Ride or Die’ With President Trump on ‘Saturday Night Live’ There’s literally nothing the President could do to lose the support of of the GOP in Congress, at least according to this week’s Saturday Night Live cold open. The sketch, which aired Saturday night, took the form of an episode of MSNBC&...
08:16, 05/12/2019

Venezuelan Government Officials and Opposition Leaders Are Meeting In Norway for Talks (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the crisis in the South American country, officials said Wednesday, opening a new chapter in a political stalemate afte...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Political climate change: Australian leaders make last pitch to voters Australia's political leaders on Thursday made their last big pitch to voters ahead of a May 18 election, with the opposition Labor leader calling for generational change and conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison promising economic stability....
01:16, 05/16/2019

After Violence At Amit Shah Rally, Trinamool Leaders Change Profile Pics Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, a name every Bengali has grown up with, has been dragged into the acrimonious and violence-hit national election campaign in West Bengal. A day after a statue of the iconic......
04:00, 05/15/2019

Our leaders are ignoring global warming to the point of criminal negligence. It's unforgivable | Tim Winton Humanity survived the cold war because no one pushed the button. On climate change, the button has been pushed again and againAbout this seriesSupport Guardian Australia’s independent journalism with a one-off or recurring contributionI’ve been askin...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Trump slams leaders of 'Dues Sucking firefighters' union after Biden endorsement President Trump on Monday slammed the leaders of what he called the “Dues Sucking firefighters” union after the International Association of Fire Fighters endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden in the 2020 race. ...
12:00, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump, Democratic leaders to meet on drug prices soon -White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with congressional Democratic leaders soon to discuss drug prices, the White House said on Tuesday following infrastructure talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer....
12:00, 04/30/2019

'It's sickening': Liz Cheney slams Democratic leaders for defense of Tlaib's Holocaust remark Republican Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming sounded off Tuesday on Democratic colleagues in Congress, accusing them of being anti-semitic for not condemning comments by Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib....
09:00, 05/14/2019

EU leaders vow to fight climate change, uphold rules-based trade: declaration European Union leaders pledged on Thursday to protect democracy and the rule of law, fight climate change and uphold international trade based on World Trade Organization rules among their priorities for coming years....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Keir Starmer blames 'wannabe Tory leaders' for Brexit talks failure Shadow Brexit secretary says impasse could be broken by allowing confirmatory voteThe shadow Brexit secretary, Keir Starmer, has blamed “wannabe Tory leaders” for the breakdown of cross-party talks as he renewed his call for a second referendum on le...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Global Health: Religious Objections to the Measles Vaccine? Get the Shots, Faith Leaders Say Devout parents who are worried about vaccines often object to ingredients from pigs or fetuses. But the leaders of major faiths have examined these fears and still vigorously endorse vaccination....
10:32, 04/28/2019

BJP Leaders Dilip Ghosh, Himanta Biswa Sarma's Convoy Attacked In Bengal The BJP has claimed its leaders Dilip Ghosh and Himanta Biswa Sarma were allegedly attacked by Trinamool Congress workers in West Bengal's East Midnapore on Tuesday....
12:48, 05/07/2019

Cambiemos leaders tussle with ally Elisa Carrió over dismal Córdoba election Cambiemos was divided between rival candidates in the Córdoba provincial elections after a schism pitted two candidates against each other. Coalition leaders like Carrió blame the national government over its lukewarm support to candidates....
09:00, 05/16/2019

Canadian and Japanese leaders tout benefits of Pacific trade deal that Trump abandoned The leaders of Canada and Japan on Sunday touted the benefits of a Pacific trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from and said the pact should serve as a model for future agreements....
11:48, 04/28/2019

TIME’s 2019 list of “Next Generation Leaders” names 19-year-old Overwatch League pro Kim “Geguri” Se TIME’s 2019 list of “Next Generation Leaders” names 19-year-old Overwatch League pro Kim “Geguri” Se-Yeon, the league’s first female player. “Since I am the only female player in the whole league, I think there are a lot of people who look up to me a...
08:32, 05/16/2019

Pews and politics: Australian leaders chase elusive Christian vote as election looms It's Thursday night training at Father Dave Smith's boxing academy, opposite the Anglican church in inner-west Sydney he has led for almost 30 years, and he's working off some frustration ahead of the May 18 federal election....
20:32, 05/08/2019

Trudeau, world leaders in Paris for Christchurch Call to Action summit on online extremism World leaders, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and tech bosses are meeting Wednesday in Paris on the "Christchurch Appeal," named after the New Zealand city where 51 people were killed in a March attack on mosques....
10:16, 05/15/2019

UN chief calls for ‘enlightened self-interest’ from world leaders to save ‘the whole planet’ from climate change  Concluding a week-long visit to the South Pacific, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on the world’s decision-makers to make “enlightened” choices on climate action because “the whole planet” is at stake. ...
11:00, 05/18/2019

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is part of a family of impressive tech leaders, founders, and CEOs — here's who they are Christophe Morin/IP3 Led by CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber opened for trading as a public company on Friday at $42 a share. For Khosrowshahi, being a superstar in the tech industry is a family business. Khosrowshahi's cousins, uncle and brothers all m...
23:16, 05/11/2019

‘Counter and reject’ leaders who seek to ‘exploit differences’ between us, urges Guterres at historic mosque in Cairo Speaking in Cairo’s historic al-Azhar mosque on Tuesday, UN chief António Guterres issued a call for societies, faiths and cultures everywhere to “focus on what unites us”, urging everyone to work together towards realizing the 2030 Agenda “for the c...
11:48, 04/28/2019

UN, world leaders, condemn Sri Lanka terrorist attacks targeting churches, hotels, which leave more than 200 dead More than 200 have been killed and hundreds injured by a series of explosions inside churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, as Christians gathered for services to celebrate Easter. In a statement, UN chief António Guterres said he was "outraged by the ter...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Investigation: Ohio State leaders knew ex-team doctor Richard Strauss abused students An investigation finds that Ohio State coaches, trainers and school leaders were aware that former team doctor Richard Strauss was abusing students.        ...
13:32, 05/17/2019

UN chief lauds Fijians as ‘natural global leaders’ on climate, environment, hails ‘symbiotic relationship’ with land and sea Fiji’s strong traditions of community and social responsibility, and its “symbiotic relationship” with its surroundings, has made its people “natural global leaders on climate and the environment”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres to...
09:48, 05/16/2019

Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and economic imperative’ to slow global warming say UN leaders, calling for more action It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change, said top executives from across the United Nations system on Thursday....
15:16, 05/09/2019

Here's why transportation leaders including Daimler and Volkswagen are pouring billions into R&D for electric trucks (UPS, DMLRY, BUD, OTC, TSLA, FDX, VWAPY, PEP) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Trucking, which can be perceived as the lifeblood of global economies, has experienced healthy growth in recent years due in part...
08:32, 05/01/2019

'SNL' cold open shows frightened GOP leaders refusing to drop their support of Trump The cold-open for "Saturday Night Live" featured a parody of "Meet the Press" with frightened GOP senators who can't quit their President Trump love.        ...
01:48, 05/12/2019

Another undeserved military honor for LBJ When former President Lyndon B. Johnson’s daughters smashed champagne bottles against a metal star atop the bow of the ship named for him last month, the crowd roared, patriotic streamers shot skyward, and there were smiles all around....
03:00, 05/10/2019

Bae still trying to find his game after military service Golf notes: Bae still trying to remember how to play golf after 2 years in Korean Army; Chris Kirk takes time off to cope with alcohol and depression        ...
02:32, 05/08/2019

The U.S. Military Doesn't Know How Many Websites It Operates The Pentagon has a lot to keep track of these days. But don’t ask the folks over there a difficult question like how many websites they manage. An official at the U.S. Department of Defense recently admitted that they have no idea how many websites t...
12:48, 05/08/2019

U.S. military not given orders to prepare for war in Venezuela The Pentagon on Wednesday appeared to downplay any active planning to directly intervene in Venezuela to topple President Nicolas Maduro, telling Congress it had not been given orders to prepare for war and stressing support for diplomacy....
08:32, 05/01/2019

US still pondering military options in Venezuela Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he and other senior members of President Donald Trump's national security team have met with the commander of U.S. Southern Command to discuss Venezuela....
14:32, 05/03/2019

Royal baby birth: Duke and Duchess of Sussex congratulated by 'delighted' royals, world leaders and the Archbishop of Canterbury Members of the royal family and world leaders are celebrating as Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, announced they are the proud parents of a new baby boy....
20:00, 05/06/2019

US Asks Pak Military To Take "Right Steps" After UN Ban On Masood Azhar Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is saying right things and trying to make some changes in the country, but his military leadership too needs to take right decisions and right steps, the Trump......
23:32, 05/01/2019

Trump says he wants talks with Iran, not a military showdown BLAMING BOLTON: The White House disputes the narrative that national security adviser John Bolton is pushing President Trump into a military confrontation with Iran, while members of Congress still complain they haven’t seen the intelligence that spa...
05:48, 05/16/2019

US Military Action In Venezuela Possible, Says Mike Pompeo US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a television interview on Wednesday that the United States was prepared to take military action to stem the ongoing turmoil in Venezuela....
08:00, 05/01/2019

Sudan’s military rulers to protesters: No more ‘chaos’ Sudan’s ruling military council says there should be no more unrest, as tensions have flared up again with the protest organizers who call for immediate transfer of power to civilians...
08:48, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Guaidó asks for relations with US military CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó says he’s instructed his political envoy in Washington to immediately open relations with the U.S. m...
12:16, 05/11/2019

Reports of sexual assault in the military spike WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says reports of military sexual assaults jumped by 13% last year, but an anonymous survey of service members suggests the problem is vastly larger. The survey results found that more than 20,000 service members said the...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Venezuela's Guaido asks for relations with US military Opposition leader Juan Guaido's move marks one of his strongest public pleas yet for greater U.S. involvement in Venezuela's fast-escalating crisis....
07:48, 05/12/2019

New technologies drive military spending: SIPRI Military spending has surged across the globe, according to a new report published by SIPRI. With new advances in defense technologies, countries are spending more to gain an edge....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Venezuela: Guaido seeks talks with US military Self-declared President Juan Guaido is to step up pressure on the US military to help solve the country's political crisis. The opposition leader has spent months trying to oust Nicolas Maduro from the crisis-hit nation....
18:00, 05/11/2019

Putin on Victory Day: Russian military to be strengthened Russian President Vladimir Putin has told the annual massive military Victory Day parade in Red Square that the country will continue to strengthen its armed forces...
04:32, 05/09/2019

U.S. Military Intervention in Venezuela ‘Possible’ as Turmoil Continues The U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo has said military intervention in Venezuela “is possible,” to support opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s attempts at an uprising against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s governm...
14:48, 05/01/2019

US military prepping for Guaidó takeover in Venezuela The commander of U.S. forces in Latin America told Congress Wednesday that the military is developing plans to be immediately ready for any contingency if Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó ousts dictator Nicolás Maduro from power....
06:48, 05/02/2019

Military families honored with baby shower TUCSON-  Several expectant parents at the Morris Air National Guard were honored with a baby shower on National Armed Forces Day. “I love this,” said Pamela Rodgers. “We can’t do enough for the military. We just can’t.&#...
20:16, 05/18/2019

Four die in Sudan protests as military rulers say won't allow 'chaos' Four people died in Sudan late on Monday in violence that broke out after a political transition deal between the mainstream opposition and military rulers, who said they would not allow the country to descend into "chaos"....
01:48, 05/14/2019

Russia & China Flex Military Muscle: Why Now? Vostok-2018 is the largest ever joint military exercise between Russia and China. ElliottWaveTV's Vadim Pokhlebkin asked our Global Market Perspective contributor, Mark Galasiewski, if the timing of Vostok-2018 came as a surprise. (Spoiler alert: It ...
06:16, 05/01/2019

UNC Charlotte hero to be buried with military honors The 21-year-old University of North Carolina Charlotte student who died trying to stop a gunman on campus this week will be buried with full military honors, a funeral home in his hometown told local media outlets....
04:00, 05/04/2019

US military build-up in Gulf 'concerning', says NATO boss The NATO secretary general has said he is "concerned" about a build-up of US forces in the the Gulf and warned it could lead to an accidental conflict....
14:48, 05/14/2019

The US military really doesn’t want to talk about UFOs anymore The relationship between the U.S. government and UFO researchers has always been a strange one. Releases of information on UFO observations by the government have always been scarce, leading to accusations of conspiracy and cover-ups. It doesn’...
19:00, 05/05/2019

The Latest: US military resources appear headed to Mideast WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on United States and Iran (all times local): 9:40 p.m. A White House statement about deploying additional military resources to send a message to Iran suggests those resources are headed to the Mideast. White House nation...
19:00, 05/05/2019

Venezuelan FM: Russian military presence could be expanded Venezuela's foreign minister says the country may expand the presence of Russian military specialists there, as Moscow and Washington accuse each other of interfering in the country's crisis....
05:48, 05/06/2019

2,600-year-old military castle uncovered in Egypt An Egyptian archaeological mission has unearthed the ancient remnants of a 2,600-year-old military castle, meaning it dates back nearly three millennia...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Sudan transition to last three years: military council Sudan's Transitional Military Council agreed with the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces opposition alliance that the country's transition period will last three years, a TMC member said on Wednesday....
16:16, 05/14/2019

7 Venezuelan Military Officers Die in Helicopter Crash The copter struck a mountain outside Caracas as it was traveling to a state where President Nicolás Maduro appeared alongside troops in an effort to demonstrate their loyalty....
00:00, 05/05/2019

US military flare-up 'would be a godsend to Iran hardliners' The US has announced it would deploy an aircraft carrier to the Middle East to give a "clear message" to Iran that it is prepared to defend its interests. Crisis Group's Ali Vaez says the move could lead to a war....
04:32, 05/07/2019

7 people die in military helicopter crash in Venezuela A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed on Saturday in Hatillo, a municipality near Caracas, killing all seven on board, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Defense....
00:32, 05/06/2019

Act drafted to combat military sexual assault WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Martha McSally is continuing her push to combat military sexual assault. On Tuesday, May 15 she formally introduced legislation on the issue. The legislation focuses on improvements to the investigation and judic...
00:48, 05/16/2019

UAE says it released a Qatari military boat held since end April The United Arab Emirates has released a Qatari military boat seized after it entered Emirati waters on April 30, the UAE state news agency WAM said in a tweet....
04:48, 05/06/2019

My Europe: Serbia's military parade between the East and the West Serbia's government wanted to hold a military parade marking two decades since NATO launched airstrikes against the country. Under pressure, Belgrade moved the event to the WWII Victory Day – kind of, says Andrej Ivanji....
10:16, 05/10/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido takes to streets in military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has taken to the streets with detained activist Leopoldo Lopez and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers in a military uprising...
05:16, 04/30/2019

Spain says Venezuela needs elections, does not support any military coup Spain said on Tuesday it did not support any military coup in Venezuela, even though it considered opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's legitimate leader....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Guaidó Says He Has Military Support, Calls for Uprising Opposition leader Juan Guaidó, flanked by a small group of heavily armed troops outside a military base, called for Venezuelans to hit the streets to overthrow President Nicolás Maduro, setting up a potential armed struggle....
08:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. military says monitoring Venezuela events, no change in mission The U.S. military on Tuesday said it was monitoring developments in Venezuela but suggested no role in the unfolding events, as armed factions opposing and supporting President Nicolas Maduro clashed at a protest outside a Caracas air base....
08:16, 04/30/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido says he’s considering asking US for military intervention: ‘I will evaluate all options if necessary’ Venezuela’s opposition leader, whose most recent call for a military uprising failed to bring disputed leader Nicolas Maduro’s to his feet, said in a recent interview that he is considering asking the United States to intervene in the embattled South...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó says he overestimated military support Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó says he overestimated military support for his effort to topple the country’s ruler. “We still need more soldiers to support it, to back the constitution,” Guaidó said, according to reports. He added he would ...
21:00, 05/04/2019

Military Shooter Mod Introduces Civilian Deaths And Cover-Ups ArmA 3 is a shooter that prides itself on its authenticity and attention to detail, but as far as the official experience goes that usually only extends to the Xs and Os of the battlefield itself. A new mod called Guilt & Remembrance is looking t...
00:32, 05/17/2019

Five dead in attack on luxury Pakistan hotel, military says Five people including a soldier were killed after gunmen stormed a five-star luxury hotel in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province, the military said Sunday....
09:00, 05/12/2019

7 Venezuelan military officers killed in chopper crash 7 Venezuelan military officers were killed on Saturday when their helicopter crashed while heading to a state where President Maduro appeared alongside troops...
20:48, 05/04/2019

As Diplomacy Shifts, U.S. Expands Military-Style Training The State Department is opening more military-style counterterrorism training facilities around the world, expanding plans to prop up local forces as the Trump administration seeks cutbacks in conventional diplomacy programs....
10:16, 05/06/2019

The Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump and his wife Melania paid tribute to military mothers at the White House on Friday. (May 10)        ...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Wolves are spreading in Germany by moving into military land Wolves have returned to Germany. The animals seem to be spreading by moving between military training grounds, preferring these to protected natural areas...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Dying US soldier fighting for the right to sue military over medical malpractice Sgt. 1st Class Richard Stayskal survived three combat deployments to Iraq and even an enemy bullet through the chest. But now the Purple Heart recipient is facing the toughest battle of his life: the right to sue the U.S. government for medical malpr...
15:16, 05/06/2019

Trump officials’ military threats divide Senate GOP As the odds of military intervention against Venezuela and Iran appear to rise, some of Donald Trump’s top allies on Capitol Hill are divided over whether the president needs the approval of Congress to move forward with the use of force. Secretary ...
17:48, 05/06/2019

At War: A Military Exercise in the Philippines That Contends With Both ISIS and China This is what happened during a recent military exercise in which American soldiers trained Philippine troops to fight both a major foreign power and a band of insurgents....
07:48, 05/10/2019

Harness-wearing whale was 'trained by Russian military' Fishermen off Norway's northern coast were astonished last week when they spotted a beluga whale wearing a harness, complete with mounts for a camera....
05:32, 04/29/2019

Sudan's military council resumes talks with protesters Sudan's ruling military council is meeting with protesters on the country's political transition after talks were halted for three days while roads were cleared outside the main sit-in in the capital, Khartoum....
02:32, 05/19/2019

Patrick Shanahan: Military won’t leave border until it's secure Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said the military would not pull troops tasked with putting up barriers and planning logistics from the U.S.-Mexico border....
19:00, 05/11/2019

Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump called military mothers "the backbone of America" on Friday when he and first lady Melania Trump welcomed them to the White House for a celebration....
19:48, 05/10/2019

Sudan’s military council resumes talks with protesters KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military council is meeting with protesters on the country’s political transition after talks were halted for three days while roads were cleared outside the main sit-in in the capital, Khartoum. The ...
04:00, 05/19/2019

Spy games? Russia could be using beluga whales for military purposes A whale has been discovered in waters near Norway with tight harnesses on it, which could have been attached by the Russian military.        ...
17:00, 04/29/2019

Sudanese protest group says military 'not serious' about civilian handover Sudan's main protest group said on Tuesday the military does not seem serious about transferring power to civilians after ousting President Omar al-Bashir, as both sides appeared to harden their positions....
16:48, 04/30/2019

Kansas military school moves to keep property from founder An embattled Kansas military school amended its incorporation document to remove the Episcopalian church that founded it from getting the property once the school shuts down....
14:48, 05/02/2019

90 rockets fired into Israel from Gaza: Israeli military Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired at least 90 rockets into southern Israel on Saturday, according to the Israeli military, triggering retaliatory airstrikes and tank fire against militant targets in the blockaded enclave and shattering a ...
08:32, 05/04/2019

Israeli military says Gaza rockets fall in south GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military says Palestinian militants are firing rockets from the Gaza Strip. The army said Saturday that sirens warning of incoming projectiles sounded several times in southern Israel. In response, Israeli air...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Reports of Sexual Assault in the Military Soar by 50 Percent to More Than 20,000 Fueled by a significant increase in attacks on women in the military ages 17-24, reports of sexual assault in the military soared by 50 percent in 2018 from the same period two years before, according to a Pentagon survey released Thursday....
20:48, 05/02/2019

U.S. military focused on gathering intelligence on Venezuela: Dunford The United States military is focused on collecting intelligence on the situation in Venezuela and to be prepared to respond if President Donald Trump requested more, the top U.S. general said on Wednesday....
08:32, 05/01/2019

Sudan's military rulers suspend transition talks Sudan's military council has said that talks with protesters over installing civilian rule have been suspended for 72 hours. Talks have been marred by street violence, with several people wounded....
20:00, 05/15/2019

A third of Thailand's appointed senators linked to military, police More than a third of Thailand's newly appointed senators have military or police backgrounds, an official document showed on Tuesday, a sign the upper house will probably vote to entrench army dominance of government five years after a military coup....
03:48, 05/14/2019

Pelosi: Trump not authorized to use military force in Iran House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned the Trump administration Thursday that it lacks congressional authority to use military force against Iran amid reports his aides are calling for military mobilization to respond to new threats in the region....
11:48, 05/16/2019

At least 90 rockets fired into Israel from Gaza Strip, says military Month-long lull in violence comes to an end amid airstrike retaliationsPalestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired at least 90 rockets into southern Israel on Saturday, according to the Israeli military, triggering retaliatory airstrikes and tank f...
05:16, 05/04/2019

Is Pakistan's war-ravaged northwestern region turning against the military? Pakistan's military has accused a Pashtun civil rights movement of destabilizing the country at Afghanistan's behest. Rights groups say that the movement is being targeted for opposing military policy in Pashtun lands....
12:32, 05/07/2019

UN mission urges financial isolation of Myanmar’s military BANGKOK (AP) — An international fact-finding mission is urging that countries cut off all business with Myanmar’s military as part of efforts to hold the army accountable for human rights abuses. The U.N. Human Rights Council said in a statemen...
00:32, 05/14/2019

Sudan protesters tone down demands in standoff with military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese protesters have toned down some of their demands in an attempt to ease tensions with the ruling military council that took over the country after ousting President Omar al-Bashir last month. The protesters, who had ral...
05:00, 05/03/2019

North Korea Fires Another Projectile, the South’s Military Says The launch on Thursday was the North’s second weapons test in less than a week, and came from a base believed involved in making short- and medium-range missiles....
02:48, 05/09/2019

UN urges worldwide withdrawal of support for Myanmar military World must ‘cut off money supply’ to commanders accused of war crimes and genocide against Rohingya, say investigatorsThe international community must cut off all support to Myanmar’s military as part of efforts to hold army commanders to account for...
06:32, 05/14/2019

U.S. military begins Exercise Northern Edge in Alaska Approximately 10,000 U.S. military personnel are participating in a 12-day joint training exercise called Northern Edge 2019 on and above central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska....
12:00, 05/14/2019

Venezuela's Maduro calls for military unity after clashes Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has called for military unity in an appearance with soldiers, two days after security forces failed to respond to opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for an uprising....
12:32, 05/02/2019

U.S. Military Stops Counting How Much of Afghanistan Is Controlled by Taliban “It’s like turning off the scoreboard,” one American official said of the decision, which eliminates an important public measure of progress in the war....
22:48, 04/30/2019

Jeremy Hunt: Military spending must increase 'decisively' Jeremy Hunt has signalled he wants military spending to increase "decisively" to counter new threats as he waded into the defence brief in a move many will see as a leadership pitch....
16:00, 05/13/2019

Thursday's best photos: a military parade and etiquette training The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world, including smiling practice in China and an Israeli air show Continue reading......
15:32, 05/09/2019

"Worrisome": Lt General DS Hooda On Military Being Dragged Into Politics Lt Gen (retd) DS Hooda, the main architect of the 2016 surgical strikes on terror launch pads in PoK, Thursday said it is "worrisome" that the military is increasingly being drawn into the political......
14:16, 05/16/2019

Sudanese protesters criticize military for suspending talks KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese opposition leaders behind protests that drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month are criticizing the ruling military council for unilaterally suspending negotiations with their representatives over a peacef...
01:32, 05/16/2019

| US urges Sudan military to seal deal with protesters The US has pressed Sudan's military leader to reach an agreement with protesters, who have threatened a disobedience campaign unless there is a transfer to civilian rule....
15:16, 05/09/2019

Sudanese threaten general strike in standoff with military The organizers of Sudan's protests have threatened a general strike and civil disobedience as tensions escalate with the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
02:32, 05/01/2019

U.S. military action in Venezuela is possibility if 'required': Pompeo U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a television interview on Wednesday that the United States was prepared to take military action to stem the ongoing turmoil in Venezuela....
05:10, 05/01/2019

Military Judge in Trial of Sept. 11 Suspects Will Step Aside The development could further delay the case against five men accused of directing, training or assisting the hijackers who killed nearly 3,000 people....
13:16, 05/02/2019

Sudanese protest military, call for civilian government KHARTOUM, Sudan — Tens of thousands of Sudanese protesters took part in a mass rally Thursday to step up pressure on the military to hand power to civilians following last month’s overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir. Demonstrators gathered at meeti...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Venezuelan military helicopter crashes, 7 officers killed Seven Venezuelan military officers have been killed when their helicopter crashed while heading to a state where President Nicolas Maduro appeared alongside troops Saturday...
19:32, 05/04/2019

Johnson to honor fallen soldier, military at Coca-Cola 600 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson has unveiled a military-themed camouflage paint scheme for the Coca-Cola 600 with the name of a fallen soldier written across the front windshield of his No. 48 Chevrolet. The seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champio...
12:16, 05/14/2019

Argentine military scrambles after bomb threat against presidential palace Argentina's military and federal police scrambled to secure the presidential palace in Buenos Aires on Monday after a bomb threat made while President Mauricio Macri was in the building, just hours after a man was arrested trying to enter with a gun....
14:16, 05/13/2019

Trump May Pardon Military Men Accused Or Convicted Of War Crimes: Report US President Donald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several U.S. military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, including one slated to stand trial on charges of......
09:16, 05/19/2019

Sudan opposition regrets military council's suspension of talks Sudan's opposition alliance on Thursday said the ruling military council's suspension of talks with protesters for 72 hours was a "regrettable decision"....
21:32, 05/15/2019

Vietnam to mobilize military in fight against African swine fever Vietnam said it will mobilize its military and police forces to help combat the outbreak of African swine fever that has already resulted in the culling of about 4% of the country's pig herd....
01:32, 05/14/2019

Sudan opposition says military rulers' suspension of talks is regrettable Sudan's opposition alliance said on Thursday the ruling military council's suspension of talks with protesters for three days was a "regrettable" setback to efforts to forge a new democratic era following the overthrow of long-time leader Omar al-Bas...
06:16, 05/16/2019

U.S. urging talks while 'holding gun' at Iran: Iranian military official A senior Iranian military official has accused U.S. President Donald Trump of dishonesty, saying Washington is calling for talks while "holding a gun" at Tehran, the semi-official news agency Mehr reported on Friday....
03:00, 05/17/2019

US Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Ban Chinese Military Scientists From Labs A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced identical resolutions in both the US House of Representatives and the Senate that would require the US government to develop a list of scientific and......
22:00, 05/14/2019

The Latest: German military resumes training mission in Iraq TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The German Defense Ministry says it’s resuming its military t...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Sudan committee to investigate targeting of protesters: military council Sudan's Transitional Military Council formed a joint committee with the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces opposition alliance to investigate the targeting of protesters, DFCF member Madani Abbas Madani said on Wednesday at a joint news confere...
16:48, 05/14/2019

54 women and children rescued from Boko Haram, Nigerian military says The Nigerian Army has rescued 54 Nigerian civilians – 29 women and 25 children – from the clutches of the terrorist group, Boko Haram, the country’s military announced Monday....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Exclusive: U.S. Military Officials Say There Is No Actual Plan to Confront Iran The Trump Administration is turning up the heat on Iran, broadcasting a new plan to send as many as 120,000 U.S. forces to the Middle East to counter purported “identified, credible threats” from Iran. But in the world of the Pentagon, th...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Military officer says no rise in Iran threat in Iraq, Syria A senior officer in the U.S.-led military coalition combating the Islamic State says there is no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq or Syria....
09:16, 05/14/2019

Fin24.com | Military stake stymies R57bn Zim platinum project A plan to build Zimbabwe’s biggest platinum mine at a cost of about $4bn, about R57bn, is floundering because a military stake in the project has deterred potential backers, according to people familiar with the funding discussions....
04:32, 05/15/2019

Peru’s military tries to curb illegal gold mining A gold rush in Peru's Tambopata province transformed the Amazonian wilderness into a desert pocked with dead trees and toxic pools. Security forces came and went; illegal miners scattered and returned. Then Peru announced a new approach, to stay...
02:32, 05/16/2019

Venezuelan General Tells Military To "Rise Up" Against Maduro Regime A Venezuelan general called on the country's armed forces on Sunday to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, who has relied on the backing of the military to hold on to power despite an economic......
22:16, 05/12/2019

Venezuelan general tells military to 'rise up' against Maduro regime A Venezuelan general called on the country's armed forces on Sunday to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, who has relied on the backing of the military to hold on to power despite an economic collapse....
02:16, 05/13/2019

Sudan's military and opposition agree on transitional power structure Sudan's military council and opposition groups have agreed to a power structure for the country's transition but have yet to decide how long it will last or the make-up of transitional bodies, the council's spokesman said on Monday....
14:16, 05/13/2019

| WATCH: All survive as plane carrying US military crashes into river Everyone onboard survived when chartered jet carrying 143 people from the US military base in Cuba tried to land in a thunderstorm in north Florida and ended up in the river next to Naval Air Station Jacksonville....
02:16, 05/05/2019

Venezuela's Maduro seeks to show loyalty from military during crisis Venezuela's leadership made a show of unity with top military chiefs on Thursday and a court issued an arrest warrant for an opposition figure as the ruling socialists pushed back against U.S.-backed attempts to oust President Nicolas Maduro....
12:48, 05/02/2019

U.S. air strike kills 13 Islamic State fighters in Somalia: U.S. military A U.S. air strike killed 13 Islamic State fighters in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, days after another strike killed three....
02:16, 05/10/2019

The master behind the mask: who is Iran’s most feared and powerful military commander? He is routinely referred to as the “shadow commander” or “spymaster” and is considered one of the most powerful persons in Iran. So who is 62-year-old Qassem Soleimani, the military mastermind whom Secretary of State Mike Pompeo equates with being as...
13:48, 05/07/2019

Sudan's military council wants Islamic Sharia law to be source of legislation Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) said on Tuesday it agreed on the general structure proposed by protest leaders and opposition groups but wanted the system to be based on Islamic Sharia laws....
14:00, 05/07/2019

The Defense Department Wants to Criminalize Sexual Harassment in the Military (Finally) In a memo sent to subordinates Wednesday and released publicly today, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan called for sexual harassment to be criminalized in the military and asked that personnel work to end sexual harassment and assault, acco...
09:48, 05/02/2019

Guaidó's initial gamble flops as Maduro keeps grip on military While the situation remains fluid enough that a quick turnaround can’t be ruled out in coming days, Tuesday marked the biggest setback yet for Juan Guaidó....
15:48, 05/01/2019

Pakistani military: Attack near Afghan border kills 3 troops Pakistan's military says dozens of militants who sneaked into the country opened fire on troops in a former Taliban stronghold near the Afghan border, triggering a shootout that killed three soldiers....
10:00, 05/01/2019

Algeria's army chief of staff says military will keep country from violence -TV Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday the military will ensure the country does not descend into violence, state TV said, as mass protests that prompted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit on April 2 continue....
05:10, 05/01/2019

North Korea Fired Unidentified Projectile, Says South's Military North Korea fired an unidentified projectile on Thursday, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said, less than a week after its leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets and......
03:48, 05/09/2019

U.S. military stops tracking key metric on Afghan war as situation deteriorates The U.S. military has stopped tracking the amount of territory controlled or influenced by the Afghan government and militants, a U.S. watchdog said on Tuesday, one of the last remaining public metrics that tracked the worsening security situation in...
23:16, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for uprising but military loyal to Maduro for now Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro but there were no concrete signs of defection from the armed forces leadership....
16:48, 04/30/2019

Sexual assaults in U.S. military spike despite Pentagon attempts to crackdown The U.S. Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a survey two years earlier, data that critics say laid bare broken Pentagon promises of a crackdown....
14:32, 05/02/2019

Sexual Assault Cases Spike In US Military, Hit New Record: Pentagon The US Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a survey two years earlier, data that critics say......
15:00, 05/02/2019

In message to Iran, U.S. deploys new military assets in Middle East The Trump administration is sending an aircraft carrier and a bomber task force to the Middle East. The move follows actions by the administration designed to increase “maximum pressure” on Iran....
09:00, 05/06/2019

Algeria military court jails ex-leader’s brother, 2 generals ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian military tribunal says that the influential brother of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and two generals once in charge of intelligence are being investigated for plotting against the state and have been jaile...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Key role of Venezuelan military in crisis takes center stage The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country's crisis is on display this weekend as President Nicolás Maduro seeks to maintain its support and opposition leader Juan Guaidó tries to woo it to his side....
08:32, 05/04/2019

Israeli military answers Gaza rocket attack with airstrikes GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Israeli military says Palestinian militants are firing rockets from the Gaza Strip. The army said Saturday that sirens warning of incoming projectiles sounded several times in southern Israel. In response, Israeli aircraft...
04:00, 05/04/2019

'Russian spy' whale shines spotlight on military-grade animals For centuries, human beings have made use of animals' highly evolved capabilities, from the strength of horses to the hunting ability of birds of prey. Now, a discovery in Norway has turned the focus to the training of animals for military purposes....
03:32, 05/04/2019

Algeria military court jails ex-leader's brother, 2 generals The influential brother of former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and two generals once in charge of intelligence have been jailed while under investigation for plotting against the state, a military tribunal said Sunday....
12:00, 05/05/2019

Venezuela's Guaidó makes new bid to rally military support against Maduro Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaidó will issue another call for protests today after Tuesday's attempted uprising left several killed and Maduro still in power....
15:48, 05/04/2019

Chinese forces are expanding to 'contest US military superiority,' Pentagon says The Pentagon says China’s military remains a growing threat with the goal to “contest” the United States military at greater ranges from mainland China, according to a new report released Thursday afternoon....
20:48, 05/02/2019

China will build string of military bases around world, says Pentagon Locations could include Middle East, Pakistan, and western Pacific to protect Belt and Road Initiative, report saysThe US Defense Department expects China to add military bases around the world to protect its investments in it ambitious One Belt One ...
19:16, 05/02/2019

Touching military service held for slain UNC Charlotte hero Hundreds of mourners gathered Sunday for a service with military honors that was held for slain UNC Charlotte student hero Riley Howell. Friends and relatives remembered the 21-year-old Howell as a generous and goofy “Star Wars”-loving fr...
21:48, 05/05/2019

McSally: 44% increase in sexual assault shows military commanders must do more Unit commanders need to be held responsible for making sure sexual assault cases are processed properly, Sen. Martha McSally said in response to a Pentagon report that found sexual assaults on active-duty women increased 44% in two years....
17:32, 05/02/2019

Sexual Assault In US Military Jumped 13 Per Cent In 2018: Report Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan called for tougher action against sexual assault in the US military Thursday after an annual Pentagon report said the number of assaults in 2018 had risen......
17:00, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka On Alert For Attacks By Terrorists Dressed In Military Uniforms Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist terrorists behind Easter Sunday's suicide bombings are planning imminent attacks and could be dressed in military uniforms....
04:32, 04/29/2019

Sen. Rick Scott on call for military uprising in Venezuela: ‘We are going to have a Syria if we don't take this seriously’ Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., weighed in on Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido’s call for a military uprising to oust socialist leader President Nicolas Maduro....
12:48, 04/30/2019

Sudan's military rulers: 'We are ready to negotiate but no chaos after today' Sudan's military rulers said they were ready to negotiate with the opposition over the political future of the country but there should be no further unrest beyond Tuesday, a reference to protests disrupting trains and bridges....
05:16, 04/30/2019

| Sudanese military invites protesters to talks amid tensions Sudan's ruling military council has proposed a meeting with the organisers of the protests that toppled President Omar al-Bashir after they suspended talks with the generals over the weekend....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Sudan's military council: 'We are ready to negotiate but no chaos after today' The deputy head of Sudan's Transitional Military Council said that he was ready to negotiate with the opposition but there should be no further unrest beyond Tuesday, a reference to protests disrupting trains and bridges....
03:48, 04/30/2019

Remains of French soldier identified, South Korea military says The remains of a French soldier killed in the Battle of White Horse during the 1950-53 Korean War have been identified, according to Seoul's military....
12:00, 05/10/2019

Venezuela's Guaido would probably accept U.S. military intervention if proposed: paper Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday he was open to accept a U.S. military intervention to help manage the political emergency in his country....
02:16, 05/10/2019

Sudan’s military rulers condemn attack on Islamist party Sudanese protest leaders are holding talks with the ruling military council after the military condemned an attack on an Islamist party close to President Omar al-Bashir, who was removed from power and jailed earlier this month...
13:48, 04/28/2019

China Cancels Military Meeting With Vietnam Over Territorial Dispute The public sign of discord is highly unusual for the two Communist neighbors, and it comes as Beijing seeks to expand its influence in the South China Sea....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Serbia holds military parade amid tensions with Kosovo Serbia is holding a military parade to mark Victory Day, the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, in an apparent show of force amid rising tensions with Kosovo....
04:00, 05/10/2019

Trump Nominates Patrick Shanahan to Run the Military After Historic Delay It took 125 days, but President Donald Trump finally nominated Patrick Shanahan to be the next Secretary of Defense. Shanahan, 56, was the leading contender to become Defense Secretary since James Mattis stepped down from the job on Dec. 31. The form...
17:16, 05/09/2019

Sri Lankan Military Engaged in Firefight With Easter Bombing Suspects (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — A military spokesman says soldiers have exchanged gunfire with suspects after attempting to raid a building in Sri Lanka’s Eastern Province as part of the ongoing investigation into the Easter Sunday suicide bomb at...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Algerian military jails prominent politician, raising worry ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian military court has detained a prominent left-wing politician as it investigates an alleged plot against the country’s leadership. A statement from the Workers Party says its general secretary Louisa Hanoune w...
17:00, 05/09/2019

The Latest: US ready to shift military assets in Middle East WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 6:45 p.m. American officials say the U.S. is poised to move more military assets to the Middle East in response to perceived threats from Iran. Officials say two additional...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Russian military is building a flying vehicle with rotating paddles Defence researchers in Russia are building a cyclocopter, which is a flying vehicle that looks more like a paddle steamer than a conventional aircraft...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Sudanese protest group says military council 'not serious' about civilian handover Sudan's main protest group said on Tuesday the ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC) appeared "not serious" about transferring power to civilians....
10:16, 04/30/2019

Peru's military tries to curb illegal gold mining in Amazon By day, Peruvian police and soldiers search for and destroy equipment used by illegal gold miners in a part of the Amazon rainforest where mining has transformed once-dense foliage into a desert pocked with dead trees and toxic pools....
01:00, 05/16/2019

Guaido seeks relations with US military in attempt to take power in Venezuela Opposition leader asks aide to meet US Southern CommandTrump administration has not counted out military actionVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday said he has instructed his political envoy in Washington to immediately open relations...
21:32, 05/11/2019

Unreported military sexual assaults jump by 37%, anonymous survey shows The results, even higher than the Pentagon’s release on reported sexual assaults, fueled outrage on Capitol HillReports of military sexual assaults jumped by 13% last year, but an anonymous survey of service members released Thursday suggests the pro...
19:16, 05/02/2019

Amid U.S. Silence, Gulf Nations Back the Military in Sudan’s Revolution As protesters and generals argue over who should run Sudan, the United States has been unusually quiet. Saudi Arabia and its allies are filling the vacuum....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Forces loyal to Libya's U.N.-backed government receive military hardware A coalition of forces allied with Libya's U.N.-backed government of national accord (GNA) said it had received a shipment of armored vehicles and arms on Saturday as it tries to stop Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) from taking the capital...
14:48, 05/18/2019

Trump may pardon military men accused or convicted of war crimes: New York Times U.S. President Donald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several U.S. military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, including one slated to stand trial on charges of shooting unarmed civilians while in Iraq, the New York ...
00:16, 05/19/2019

China is stealing tech to rapidly modernize its military, Pentagon warns China is continuing to modernize its armed forces in order to transform its military into a major global power and using espionage to steal cutting edge technology for military purposes, according to a newly released Pentagon report on China's milita...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Sudan military and protesters reach agreement for three-year transition period A silver lining is slowly emerging for the future of Sudan. The country’s military leaders announced this week that an agreement had been reached with the opposition for a three-year transition to a democratic, civilian administration....
11:32, 05/15/2019

Japan Has Big Plans for a U.S. Summit. But Trump Just Wants to Talk Cars and Military Costs Few foreign leaders have tried as hard as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to establish some personal rapport with President Donald Trump. But as the two meet again at the White House and at Trump’s golf course outside Washington, the chances...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Sudan's military council head says suspends talks with protesters for 72 hours Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) is suspending talks with protesters for 72 hours after they broke a deal on de-escalation, the council head said in a televised statement....
21:32, 05/15/2019

‘We Are With You!’ Trump Administration Backs Venezuela Opposition’s Call for Military Uprising (WASHINGTON) — Venezuelan opposition leaders calling for a military uprising against the government of President Nicolás Maduro gained quick messages of support Tuesday from the Trump administration amid a possible turning point in the S...
11:32, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Guaidó takes to streets in 'military uprising,' frees López Opposition leader and self-declared president takes to streets, with jailed politician Leopoldo López and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early Tuesday, callingfor the military to rise up and oust Nicolás Maduro....
07:00, 04/30/2019

Algeria's army chief of staff says military will prevent violence in country: TV Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday the military will ensure the country does not descend into violence, state TV reported, as mass protests that prompted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit on April 2 continue....
10:48, 05/01/2019

US's Bolton urges Venezuelan military support after Guaido seeks backing U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday appeared to back Juan Guaido's call for support after the Venezuelan opposition leader urged Venezuelans and the military to back his effort to oust President Nicolas Maduro....
07:00, 04/30/2019

As Guaido admits he needs more military support, Trump warns of worse to come in Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido admitted Wednesday that this week's anti-government protests lacked the support of enough military defectors to topple the country's embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
23:48, 05/01/2019

Venezuela's Maduro seeks to display military loyalty in political crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and key military figures made a show of unity in a television broadcast on Thursday, seeking to reject claims by the United States and the opposition that the armed forces high command was prepared to turn on him....
09:32, 05/02/2019

U.S. says military killed 120 civilians abroad in 2018, lower than watchdog estimates United States military actions killed about 120 civilians and injured 65 others in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia last year, the Pentagon said in a report on Thursday, though the figures were far lower than those reported by watchdog groups....
09:32, 05/02/2019

Venezuela: Maduro thanks military and denounces 'senseless coup-mongers and traitors' After a botched attempt to overthrow him, Maduro holds ‘march to reaffirm the absolute loyalty of the armed forces’Nicolás Maduro has thanked Venezuela’s military for resisting what he branded a treacherous “imperial” plot to topple him this week by ...
09:48, 05/02/2019

Tear gas fired at Venezuela's Guaido while gathered with men in military uniform: witness Venezuelan security forces fired tear gas at Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday, as he gathered with a group of men in military uniform outside a Caracas air force base, a Reuters witness said....
05:16, 04/30/2019

Fishermen Find Whale 'Trained By Russian Military', Sparking Fears A beluga whale was found by Norwegian fishermen wearing a harness that appeared to be made in Russia, prompting speculation the animal may have escaped from a Russian military facility....
03:48, 04/30/2019

Norwegian Officials Are Worried This Beluga Whale Escaped From the Russian Military (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — A beluga whale found with a tight harness that appeared to be Russian made has raised the alarm of Norwegian officials and prompted speculation that the animal may have escaped from a Russian military facility. Joergen R...
09:32, 04/29/2019

Venezuela political crisis deepens as opposition calls for military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro....
07:48, 04/30/2019

Military Vehicle Rams Protesters In Venezuela Clashes, Shows TV Footage Venezuelan security forces used an armored vehicle to ram demonstrators during rioting outside an army base in Caracas on Tuesday in support of what the government called an attempted coup, TV images......
13:00, 04/30/2019

Iran commander calls U.S. military in Gulf a target not a threat: ISNA A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday the U.S. military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now represented a target, the Iranian Students' News Agency (ISNA) reported....
10:00, 05/12/2019

Official Thai election results favor anti-military party Thailand's Election Commission has officially endorsed the results from the country's March 24 general election, declaring that the Pheu Thai Party associated with fugitive former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra topped the field by winning 136 cons...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Rep. Mac Thornberry: If Cubans let Venezuela decide its own fate, US military intervention shouldn't be necessary House Armed Services Committee ranking member Rep. Mac Thornberry told "America's Newsroom" hosts on Tuesday morning that he hopes United States military intervention in Venezuela won't be necessary, but that Cuban interference needs to stop before t...
11:00, 05/07/2019

Sudan's military rulers respond on constitutional document: opposition spokesman The main group spearheading protests in Sudan said on Tuesday that the country's ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC) had responded to its plans for an interim government structure, and it would announce its position once it had studied the rep...
14:00, 05/07/2019

Sudan military rulers want Sharia law to guide legislation under interim government Sudan's military rulers said on Tuesday they generally agreed with proposals made by protest leaders on the structure of an interim government, but want Islamic Sharia laws and local norms to guide legislation....
16:32, 05/07/2019

After failed military uprising, No. 2 leader of Venezuelan congress is towed to jail in car Security forces arrested National Assembly Vice President Edgar Zambrano, the No. 2 leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress, Wednesday as President Nicolás Maduro’s government began going after foes tied to a failed attempt to stir up a ...
19:32, 05/08/2019

U.N. investigators urge nations to snap financial ties with Myanmar military The world must cut off financial and other support for Myanmar's armed forces, a U.N. fact-finding mission said on Tuesday, repeating a call for top generals to be prosecuted for abuses against the Rohingya Muslim minority....
01:48, 05/14/2019

Thailand Election Results Signal Military’s Continued Grip on Power Opposition parties complain they were robbed by procedural manipulation, as officials released long-delayed results of the first election since a 2014 military coup....
02:48, 05/09/2019

White House reviews military plans against Iran: New York Times The top U.S. defense official has presented an updated military plan to President Donald Trump's administration that envisions sending up to 120,000 troops to the Middle East should Iran attack American forces or accelerate work on nuclear weapons, t...
19:48, 05/13/2019

White House Reviews Military Plans Against Iran, in Echoes of Iraq War The plans call for up to 120,000 American troops but not a land invasion of Iran. They were updated at the request of John R. Bolton, the national security adviser....
19:16, 05/13/2019

Putin, battling ratings slump, reviews Red Square military parade President Vladimir Putin watched intercontinental nuclear missile launchers roll across Red Square on Thursday as Russia put on its annual show of military might to mark the Soviet Union's World War Two victory over the Nazis....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Sudan's military council says officer killed, protesters wounded: statement Sudan's transitional military council said that one military police officer had been killed and a large number of protesters wounded in clashes in Khartoum late on Monday....
15:32, 05/13/2019