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UN envoy urges new pullouts from Yemen ports and peace steps

The U.N. envoy for Yemen is urging the country’s warring parties to maintain the momentum of the initial pullout of Houthi rebel forces from three port areas...

UN envoy urges new pullouts from Yemen ports and peace steps

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Merck steps up U.S. measles vaccine production with increased demand Merck & Co said on Wednesday it has increased production of the measles vaccine to meet an uptick in demand in the United States in the midst of the ...
22:42, 05/01/2019

Red Cross issues top Memorial Day safety steps for travel and grilling This Memorial Day, many people will be traveling and firing up the backyard grill. The American Red Cross has offered a series of steps that everyone...
20:28, 05/24/2019

RBI Plans More Forex Swaps, Steps To Inject Cash, Say Officials Despite cutting its key policy rate by 50 basis points this year to 6 per cent, the RBI has struggled to get banks to reduce lending rates due to tig...
15:28, 05/07/2019

Former Google chief Eric Schmidt steps down from Alphabet's board Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is not seeking reelection to the board of directors of Alphabet, Google's parent company. Schmidt will step down ...
02:28, 05/01/2019

Disney takes full control of Hulu as Comcast steps aside Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Today, Disney takes the reins at Hulu. Disney and Comcast announced a deal saying that Disney will assum...
18:14, 05/14/2019

'A wall will not fix this': U.S. Senator Graham offers more steps to limit migrants Declaring that the United States needs more than a border wall to stem a surge of Central American migrants, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lind...
21:14, 05/15/2019

Cannes Says It’s Making Strides for Equality. Some Women See Backward Steps. The festival is again being called out for its track record in rewarding female filmmakers, and for honoring an actor who admitted to having slapped ...
22:56, 05/20/2019

France Steps Up Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators powers to audit and fine large social-media companies if they don’t remove hateful content—ratcheting up global overs...
15:42, 05/10/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Steps Up Pressure, but Maduro Holds On After Juan Guaidó said rebellion was at hand, supporters clashed with loyalists to the president. By day’s end, Mr. Guaidó fell short of the prize he...
02:00, 05/01/2019

Tech We’re Using: Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digit...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Children’s Peace garden vandalized TUCSON – The Children’s Peace Garden at Manuel Herrera Jr. Park is a place that was built for local children to come and find comfort. On...
16:42, 05/17/2019

Ramadan: ‘It will be a test but the peace you get is beautiful’ A month of fasting brings both challenge and rewards. Three Muslims explain how they combine its spirituality with their busy livesTonight, after sun...
19:56, 05/05/2019

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more inte...
02:42, 05/22/2019

‘I don’t like to give up': veteran UN envoy reveals how two decades of quiet diplomacy gave birth to North Macedonia Last June, a historic agreement settled a 27-year-long name dispute between two countries, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Greece. One ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Yemen's Houthi Rebels Begin Withdrawal From Key Port Houthi rebels in Yemen began to withdraw fighters from the country’s most strategic port city, a move that if completed would mark a significant step...
03:42, 05/12/2019

AP Explains: How Yemen's rebels increasingly deploy drones In Yemen, the high-pitched whine of drones has been a part of life for over 15 years, ever since the first U.S. drone strike here targeting al-Qaida ...
18:42, 05/14/2019

Yemen: Houthis begin Hodeida port pullout UN supervisor welcomes long-delayed implementation of Stockholm ceasefire deal Yemen’s Houthi rebels will begin a pullback from ports in the flashpoi...
10:28, 05/11/2019

Germany to train Saudi soldiers despite Yemen war concerns Seven Saudi soldiers are to receive officer's training from the German military starting in July. But some lawmakers have accused the German governme...
16:14, 05/01/2019

Six civilians killed in Yemen in suspected al Qaeda bombing At least six civilians, including children, were killed in Yemen on Friday when a roadside bomb believed to be planted by al Qaeda went off in the co...
23:14, 05/03/2019

UN agency threatens to suspend aid to rebel areas in Yemen The U.N. food agency is threatening to suspend aid to areas under the control of Yemen's Houthi rebels, if they do not take measures against theft an...
20:42, 05/20/2019

Senate fails to override Trump's veto on Yemen The Senate failed Thursday to override President Donald Trump’s veto of a resolution to end U.S. support for the bloody Saudi-backed war in Yemen. Se...
02:14, 05/03/2019

Yemen’s Houthi rebels begin withdrawal from Hodeida Yemen's Houthi rebels began on Saturday a long-delayed withdrawal of their forces from the key port city of Hodeida, the group said, following the te...
14:28, 05/11/2019

Police official says bomb kills 3 in southeast Yemen SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Yemeni official say a bomb has exploded in the southeastern province of Hadramout, killing three people and wounding four. A lo...
19:14, 05/03/2019

Yemen’s Civil War Is Spilling Deeper Into the Gulf Region Yemen’s four-year civil war is spilling deeper into the oil-rich Persian Gulf region. Saudi Arabia, with its Sunni majority, intervened to support th...
18:28, 05/20/2019

Yemen's Houthis to start Hodeidah withdrawal on Saturday: U.N. Yemen's Houthi group intends to withdraw forces from three key ports in Yemen over four days, starting on Saturday, said a senior United Nations offi...
01:56, 05/11/2019

Saudi officials condemn Iran over its role in Yemen The ongoing civil war in Yemen has resulted in the worst humanitarian crisis in the world today, and Saudi officials have told Fox News that Iran’s c...
16:14, 05/03/2019

Saudi coalition answers oil attacks with airstrikes in Yemen Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen Thursday killed at least six people and injured dozens, an operation the Saudi government said is retaliation for terro...
20:56, 05/16/2019

Tiananmen Square: China steps up curbs on activists for 30th anniversary Government’s critics say controls are more severe: ‘They know the 30th anniversary means a lot’Every year in late May, Hu Jia is taken on a mandatory...
20:28, 05/09/2019

Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq as US steps up warnings to Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Baghdad Tuesday to show support for the Iraqi government as the Trump administration intensif...
04:56, 05/08/2019

Jet Airways Deputy CEO Amit Agarwal Steps Down, Cites "Personal Reasons" Jet Airways said on Tuesday that its deputy chief executive and chief financial officer Amit Agarwal has resigned. The now-grounded airline said that...
12:16, 05/14/2019

Vodafone steps up fight for Liberty deal with German access offer Vodafone stepped up its battle to gain regulatory approval for its Liberty Global deal on Tuesday by offering rival Telefonica Deutschland access to ...
14:42, 05/07/2019

Damaged by Brexit, EU heads meet in Romania to chart bloc's next steps European Union leaders meet in Romania on Thursday to chart a way forward after the historic setback of Brexit and to have their first go at picking ...
06:00, 05/09/2019

Swiss attorney general faces disciplinary steps over soccer probe The watchdog overseeing Swiss federal prosecutors has ordered an independent disciplinary investigation into Attorney General Michael Lauber over pri...
16:28, 05/10/2019

A Boss Gig, a New Home and Starting a Family: Inside Kaley Cuoco's Big Next Steps As endings go, it was equal parts sad and satisfying. As reluctant as Kaley Cuoco was to say goodbye to Penny, the waitress/aspiring actress turned...
13:28, 05/16/2019

Oxford Dictionary Steps In As Rahul Gandhi Slams PM Modi With "New Word" The Oxford Dictionary inserted itself into a political debate in India today after Congress chief Rahul Gandhi claimed that the there was a new word ...
21:28, 05/16/2019

Oliver North steps down as NRA president amid dispute over 'damaging' information Retired U.S. Marine Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North will step down as president of the National Rifle Association, North said on Saturday, adding he ...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Volvo r&d chief defends 'Big Brother' steps to reach safety goal Volvo's decision to limit the top speed in its new models has sparked reaction that is 80 percent positive or neutral and 20 percent negative, says t...
12:42, 05/10/2019

Regulators Are Taking Steps to Block Robocalls That Annoy Millions of Americans (NEW YORK) — New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The rising volume of call...
19:56, 05/15/2019

Before Ethiopian Crash, Boeing Resisted Pilots’ Calls for Aggressive Steps on 737 Max In a tense meeting with American Airlines pilots shortly after the first deadly crash of Boeing’s new jet, executives insisted that the plane was saf...
00:56, 05/15/2019

As Theresa May steps down, pro-Trump Brexiteer Boris Johnson is favorite to succeed her With Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement Friday that she is stepping down from 10 Downing Street, the race to succeed her is heating up -- and ...
22:56, 05/25/2019

"In No-Man's Land": Roger Federer Taking "Baby Steps" On Clay Return Roger Federer last tested his ability on European dirt at the Rome Masters in 2016, before opting to concentrate on the world's hard surfaces and gra...
10:42, 05/03/2019

France Steps Up Global Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators sweeping power to audit and fine large social-media companies like Facebook if they don’t adequately remove hateful c...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Facebook finally takes steps to limit abusive live streamers Almost two months after a horrific terrorist attack in New Zealand, Facebook‘s finally taking some concrete steps to stop the abuse of its live strea...
14:42, 05/15/2019

French Lawmakers Approve Steps to Speed Restoration of Notre Dame French lawmakers moved to fast-track the restoration of Notre Dame cathedral just under a month after its partial destruction by fire, approving meas...
07:00, 05/11/2019

New York Times to take 'disciplinary steps' against editor who OK'd anti-Semitic cartoon The New York Times said it will take "disciplinary steps" against the editor responsible for publishing an anti-Semitic cartoon in its international ...
15:14, 05/02/2019

US and Palestinians clash over US plan for peace with Israel UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace has lashed out at the U.N.’s “anti-Isra...
01:56, 05/10/2019

Palestinians: EU, Russia and UN should counter US peace plan UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Palestinian U.N. ambassador says the European Union, Russia and the United Nations should take action to save a two-state s...
19:28, 05/07/2019

Russian WW2 veteran, 100, calls for peace on Victory Day Centenarian World War Two veteran Nikolay Bagayev will be among Russians across the country commemorating the anniversary of the war's end on Thursda...
21:28, 05/08/2019

Sixth round of Taliban-U.S. peace talks end U.S. and Taliban negotiators wrapped up their sixth round of peace talks on Thursday with "some progress" made on a draft agreement for when foreign ...
17:42, 05/09/2019

‘PUBG’ is now the patriotic ‘Game for Peace’ in China Following months of regulatory challenges, games publisher Tencent has pulled the blockbuster PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds out of China and rep...
14:28, 05/08/2019

WFP may suspend aid in Houthi-held areas of Yemen, cites obstruction The World Food Programme is considering suspending aid delivery in the areas under the control of Yemen's Houthi group because of fighting, insecurit...
19:14, 05/20/2019

Yemen's Houthis say they attacked Saudi's Najran airport by drone Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement on Thursday launched a drone attack on a Patriot missile battery in the airport of the Saudi city of Najran near...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Yemen: ceasefire broken as fresh fighting breaks out in Hodeidah UN envoy issues warning as renewed clashes reported following Houthis’ withdrawalRenewed clashes broke out between Houthi rebel fighters and Saudi-ba...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Saudi-Led Warplanes Pound Yemen Rebels After Pipeline Attack Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck Yemeni rebel targets, including in the capital Sanaa, today, two days after the insurgents claimed drone strikes...
14:42, 05/16/2019

Yemen: Houthi drone 'hits Saudi arms depot' Iran-aligned Houthi rebels say they have flown a bomb-laden drone into an airport with a military base in Saudi Arabia. This comes amid a recent spik...
12:56, 05/21/2019

Saudi Warplanes, Most Made in America, Still Bomb Civilians in Yemen U.S. efforts to reduce civilian casualties have failed to stop allied warplanes with the Saudi coalition from bombing homes and killing families in Y...
06:56, 05/23/2019

Children are still dying in Yemen war, despite partial ceasefire, says UNICEF chief Responding to the violent deaths of five children in the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah on Thursday, Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of the United N...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Group accuses Yemen rebels of storing weapons near civilians A prominent international rights group says Yemen's Houthi rebels had stored explosives in a warehouse in a residential area in the capital that caug...
12:28, 05/09/2019

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Sanaa, casualties reported The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen carried out several air strikes on the Houthi-held capital Sanaa on Thursday after the Iranian-aligned move...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Yemen's Houthis step up drone attacks on Saudi Arabia Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have stepped up missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia this week in a resurgence of tactics that had largely subsided...
15:28, 05/21/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Steven Temares steps down ‘immediately’ and resigns from board Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Steven Temares stepped down Monday, effective immediately, and Mary Winston will serve as interim CEO.     ...
17:42, 05/13/2019

Carlos Gomez steps up to play hero, steals show for depleted Mets Carlos Gomez wasn’t ready. Yes, he had both shoes on this time — unlike his other trip around the bases — but when the Nationals intentionally walked...
04:56, 05/24/2019

‘Bubbles’ steps in to help Trailer Park Boys fan suffering from severe chronic pain Mike Smith, better known as Bubbles from the Trailer Park Boys, has set up an online crowdfunding campaign to help a die-hard fan living with chronic...
23:28, 05/14/2019

LeBron James steps up Kyrie Irving recruitment in bold Instagram move LeBron James has another superstar target, and the Knicks may have a competitor for Kyrie Irving. James liked an Instagram post Friday afternoon disp...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Giancarlo Stanton, Didi Gregorius and Dellin Betances taking baby steps The Yankees on the injured list aren’t taking huge steps back but the small ones signify progress on some level. Giancarlo Stanton was slated to hit ...
16:28, 05/08/2019

Former OJ prosecutor Chris Darden steps down from defending alleged Nipsey Hussle killer Former O.J. Simpson prosecutor Chris Darden said Friday that he had decided to withdraw from defending the suspect accused of killing Los Angeles rap...
16:42, 05/11/2019

I've walked 12 million steps to deliver a message to the Australian government | Alwyn Doolan I set off a year ago carrying three message sticks as an invitation and a challenge. You are part of us and this land nowFrom its inception the Austr...
21:28, 05/22/2019

Trump right to take steps to 'deter' military action by Iran's 'outlaw regime', Cotton says The current Iranian government is an "outlaw regime" that has been waging "a low-level war against the United States for decades," and President Trum...
23:28, 05/21/2019

US to roll out economic part of Mideast peace plan WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will roll out the first phase of its Middle East peace plan next month at a conference in Bahrain on the economic benefits...
23:42, 05/19/2019

Taliban Open New Front Against Aid Workers While Talking Peace The group was unusually harsh in its rhetoric toward main target, pointing out U.S. ties, even as peace talks with American envoys continued in Qatar...
14:28, 05/09/2019

Turkey's Academics for Peace punished for anti-war protest "We will not be part of this crime." That's the protest call by academics who dared to criticize Turkey's military offensive against the Kurds. Hundr...
16:14, 05/01/2019

U.S., Taliban begin new peace negotiations for Afghan withdrawal Discussions between U.S. and Taliban mediators started Wednesday in Qatar with the goal of creating a lasting peace and a phased withdrawal of Americ...
18:14, 05/01/2019

Donald Trump's peace conference will fail, Palestinians say ‘Deal of the century’ will begin with economic workshop that does not address core disputesPeace efforts that ignore Palestinian political aspiration...
15:28, 05/20/2019

Saudi Arabia, UAE will participate in peace plan workshop Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will send representatives to an economic workshop in Bahrain next month meant to be the first phase of Pres...
16:14, 05/22/2019

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas ru...
19:56, 05/22/2019

U.S. to unveil economic plan for peace in Middle East The plan, which has been two years in the making, envisions large-scale investment and infrastructure work in the Palestinian territories. But the ce...
02:28, 05/20/2019

Jared Kushner says Mideast peace plan won’t say ‘two states’ Jared Kushner said the White House has developed a “detailed” blueprint for a Mideast peace plan that will avoid longstanding mentions of a two-state...
17:14, 05/03/2019

U.S. to encourage investment in Palestinians as first part of peace plan The White House will unveil the first part of President Donald Trump's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan when it holds an international con...
01:00, 05/20/2019

Peace discussion in Kabul opens under a political cloud Some critics are boycotting the event, which seeks to build consensus among 3,200 Afghans on negotiations with the Taliban, calling it a political st...
02:42, 04/30/2019

Senator: Taliban ‘momentum’ complicating US peace talks Taliban momentum on the battlefield and divisions within Afghanistan’s central government are complicating negotiations over a withdrawal of U.S. tro...
15:14, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Survivor of executed serial killer at peace now The Latest on Execution-Serial Killer (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Prison officials say no one visited a serial killer facing execution for a murder ...
05:14, 05/24/2019

Afghan Leader Hosts Peace-Plan Assembly Afghan President Ashraf Ghani convened a rare assembly of prominent Afghans to hammer out an approach to peace talks with the Taliban, the latest att...
21:00, 04/29/2019

Ukrainian journalist declines Aachen Peace Prize Ruslan Kotsaba has renounced the honor after coming in for criticism for anti-Semetic comments. The journalist had previously distanced himself from ...
14:42, 05/23/2019

Women seek voice in Afghan peace talks Afghan women are demanding a strong voice in peace talks between the government and the Taliban but are so far meeting resistance. (April 29)  ...
13:28, 04/29/2019

Trump’s son-in-law still tight-lipped on Mideast peace plan WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law is being tight-lipped about the guts of the long-awaited White House b...
04:42, 05/03/2019

Pakistan says wants peace with India, conducts missile test Pakistan has signaled a willingness to open peace talks with India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set to return to power in New Delhi after ...
09:14, 05/23/2019

Trump envoy slams 'baffling' anti-Israel UN meeting as members line up to condemn settlements, Israeli policy President Trump’s U.S. envoy for international negotiations, Jason Greenblatt, made a surprise visit to the United Nations on Thursday, as members of...
04:42, 05/10/2019

‘Negative forces’ at work in DR Congo threaten ‘largely peaceful’ relations across Great Lakes region, says outgoing UN envoy The UN’s outgoing Special Envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region on Tuesday said countries there had made “important steps towards durable peace and s...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Yemen rebels attack Saudi airport with bomb-carrying drone Yemen's Iranian-allied Houthi rebels said Tuesday they attacked a Saudi airport and military base with a bomb-laden drone, an assault acknowledged by...
13:42, 05/21/2019

Yemen hospital airstrike under investigation amid resurgence of deadly cholera UN human rights staff in Yemen are investigating an apparent airstrike on a hospital in opposition-held territory which reportedly killed at least se...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Yemen's Houthi group says will target UAE, Saudi vital military facilities Yemen's Houthi group said targeting Saudi Aramco's installations last week was the beginning of military operations against 300 vital military target...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Yemen blast kills 14 children, leaves others fighting for their lives in Sana’a Further details have emerged of an attack on a school in the Yemeni capital Sana’a at the weekend which killed 14 youngsters and critically injured 1...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Yemen government minister dismisses Houthi pullout from Hodeidah as a 'show' A minister in the Yemeni government backed by Saudi Arabia dismissed on Saturday the Houthi movement's pullout from the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah...
17:56, 05/11/2019

Fighting grips south Yemen as Saudi coalition bombs capital Yemen's human rights minister says heavy fighting is underway in the country's south as rebel Houthis push to gain more territory from government for...
13:56, 05/16/2019

Yemen’s Houthi's drone targeted civilian facility: Saudi coalition Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement tried to target a civilian facility in Saudi Arabia's province of Najran with a drone carrying explosives, the S...
04:56, 05/21/2019

Italy unions refuse to load Saudi ship in protest over Yemen war Italian unions refused on Monday to load electricity generators onto a Saudi Arabian ship with weapons on board in a protest against the war in Yemen...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Yemen’s Houthi drone targeted civilian facility: Saudi coalition Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement targeted an arms depot at Najran airport in Saudi Arabia which caused a fire to break out in the facility, the g...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Yemen rebels say drone hits arms depot at Saudi airport DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels say they launched a bomb-laden drone targeting an airport in Saudi Arabia that also ha...
08:14, 05/21/2019

Scary Stories director André Øvredal steps over to Stephen King's The Long Walk According to Deadline, Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark director André Øvredal has signed on to direct The Long Walk, an adaptation of the old Steph...
03:42, 05/22/2019

Kim Foxx, Jussie Smollett case: Judge steps aside, won't make special prosecutor decision The Cook County judge set to decide whether a special prosecutor should be appointed to investigate why charges were dropped against "Empire" actor J...
23:14, 05/10/2019

U.S. to encourage investment in Palestinian areas as first part of peace plan The White House will unveil the first part of President Donald Trump's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan when it holds an international con...
16:00, 05/20/2019

I’ve made my peace with the office milk thieves | Coco Khan My life has been plagued by teatime conflicts, but now I realise they weren’t about milk at allA few days ago, I visited a friend’s office. She told ...
15:14, 05/10/2019

Afghanistan’s grand council ends with call for peace talks KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan grand council convened by President Ashraf Ghani has ended with a resounding call for peace with the Taliban. The...
11:14, 05/03/2019

Afghanistan opens peace summit amid talks with U.S., Taliban More than 3,200 delegates opened Afghanistan's grand council Monday as leaders throughout the country hope to find some consensus on peace negotiatio...
13:56, 04/29/2019

Palestinian leaders say U.S. plans for ‘Peace to Prosperity’ summit slights them Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh said Palestinians were not interested in improving life under Israeli occupation but in ending...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Trump cites Ramadan as time of ‘hope, tolerance and peace’ WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is celebrating the month of Ramadan as a time when people join forces in “pursuit of hope, tolerance a...
07:42, 05/14/2019

In Pursuit of Peace, Trump Generates Rare Friction With Netanyahu The pushback on Israel suggests that the White House is recalibrating its approach to Israel and the Palestinians as it wrestles with when, and how, ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Japan Emperor Akihito wishes peace in son's reign Emperor Akihito announces his abdication in his final address at a palace ceremony on Tuesday as Japan embraced the end of his reign with reminiscenc...
21:42, 04/30/2019

Afghanistan Calls For Ceasefire As Peace Summit Ends In Kabul A huge peace meeting aimed at finding an exit from Afghanistan's war is due to finish Friday in Kabul, with leading politicians expected to announce ...
11:14, 05/03/2019

Departing Japanese Emperor Akihito thanks the people, prays for peace Japanese Emperor Akihito, in his final remarks as his three-decade reign drew to a close on Tuesday, thanked the people for their support and express...
11:14, 04/30/2019

UAE welcomes 'Peace to Prosperity' economic workshop hosted in Bahrain along with U.S. The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday said it welcomed a June 25-26 "Peace to Prosperity" economic workshop hosted in Bahrain in cooperation with the U...
06:00, 05/22/2019

Assamese Singer Zubeen Writes To ULFA-I, Calls For Peace Assamese singer Zubeen Garg has written an open letter to proscribed outfit ULFA-I, calling for peace and asserting that killing of innocent people w...
05:28, 05/21/2019

UN honours fallen colleagues and friends who ‘risk all to promote peace’ The lives of 115 colleagues who lost their lives between the beginning of last year and the end of March, serving the United Nations, were honoured o...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Yemen warring parties hold fresh talks as Houthis withdraw from Hodeidah Yemen's warring parties started fresh U.N.-sponsored talks in Jordan on Monday, Yemeni officials said, two days after Houthi forces began withdrawing...
15:42, 05/13/2019

Yemen war ‘a test of our humanity’, and we’re ‘badly failing’ warns UN Children’s Fund chief “Fifteen million children in Yemen are asking you to save their lives” the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) told the 15 members of the Securit...
18:56, 05/15/2019

Amid outcry over Yemen war, Saudi ship leaves France without arms cargo A Saudi vessel that had been due to load weapons at a northern French port on Friday set sail without them and headed for Spain, a day after a rights...
17:14, 05/10/2019

Saudi Arabia shuts down pipeline following drone attack by Yemen Houthi rebels Rebels in Yemen on Tuesday said they carried out a coordinated drone strike on one of Saudi Arabia’s oil pipelines. The attack, confirmed by the Saud...
20:14, 05/14/2019

Senate fails to override Trump’s veto of resolution demanding end to U.S. involvement in Yemen The measure represented a bipartisan rebuke of the president’s continued embrace of Saudi Arabia, which leads the coalition targeting Iranian-backed ...
20:28, 05/02/2019

Hunger in Yemen: WFP considers aid suspension in face of repeated interference by some Houthi leaders The UN emergency food relief agency said on Monday that without full access and “freedom to decide” who receives lifesaving aid, in Houthi rebel-cont...
22:14, 05/20/2019

Senate Fails to Override President Trump’s Veto to End U.S. Military Assistance in Yemen (WASHINGTON) — The Senate has failed to overturn President Donald Trump’s veto of legislation that would have ended U.S. military assista...
00:42, 05/03/2019

Yemen: 11 more ‘terrible, senseless’ civilian deaths reported, following attack in Sana’a - top UN official The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, has expressed her outrage at the ‘terrible, senseless deaths’ of 11 civilians in t...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Senate upholds veto of Yemen resolution in victory for Trump Saudi policy The U.S. Senate on Thursday sustained President Donald Trump's veto of a resolution demanding an end to military support for the Saudi-led coalition ...
22:28, 05/02/2019

Tencent's PUBG replacement 'Game for Peace' rakes in $14 million in 72 hours Tencent Holdings Ltd's alternative to its video game "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" (PUBG) in China became the world's top-grossing mobile battle ro...
14:28, 05/13/2019

38th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service Peace Officers' Memorial Day pays tribute to the 228 local, state, and federal police officers who died in the line of duty in 2018.  ...
23:42, 05/15/2019

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Masood Azhar Listing Strong Message On Action For Global Peace: UK The listing of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the United Nations has send a "strong message" about the importance of co...
06:56, 05/04/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Diplomacy for Peace Day, #VaccinesWork, the cost of war on Afghans, tech and well-being Top news for Wednesday includes: the first-ever International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, the launch of World Immunization Week, ...
20:28, 04/28/2019

South Sudan rivals agree on 6-month extension in peace deal JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan’s once-warring parties have agreed to delay key next steps in a fragile peace deal by six months after the...
19:14, 05/03/2019

Israel Folau says he resisted 'temptation' of Rugby Australia peace offering ‘It’s been really challenging,’ player says at church serviceOutcome of hearing expected early this weekIsrael Folau has revealed how he resisted the...
02:56, 05/13/2019

Peace activists protest nuclear-arms service at London abbey LONDON (AP) — Royalty, politicians and military chiefs are gathering at Westminster Abbey to mark half a century of Britain’s sea-borne nuclear...
13:42, 05/03/2019

Kushner hopes Israel will look at peace plan before any West Bank moves White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Thursday he hopes Israel will take a hard look at President Donald Trump's upcoming Middle East peac...
09:28, 05/03/2019

Japan's Akihito, in final words as emperor, thanks the public, prays for peace Japanese Emperor Akihito, in his final remarks as his three-decade reign drew to a close on Tuesday, thanked the people for their support and express...
11:14, 04/30/2019

Radio still a powerful worldwide tool for ‘dialogue, tolerance and peace’: Guterres Radio is a powerful tool that continues to promote “dialogue, tolerance and peace,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in message...
21:14, 04/28/2019

Palestinians to shun U.S.-led economic conference, prelude to Trump peace plan Palestinians will stay away from a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month that the Trump administration has cast as an overture to its own plan fo...
20:14, 05/20/2019

Xi Jinping Meets Imran Khan, Talks Of India-Pakistan Peace Chinese President Xi Jinping met Imran Khan in Beijing today and expressed hope that Pakistan and India could meet each other halfway improving their...
18:42, 04/28/2019

New SDG Advocates sign up for ‘peace, prosperity, people’ and planet, on the road to 2030 As the UN and partners around the world push towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, six new influential public figures ca...
23:42, 05/09/2019

US Troops In Middle East Boost "Threat To International Peace": Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday a US decision to deploy 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East is a "threat to intern...
16:28, 05/25/2019

Trump to Open Middle East Peace Drive With Economic Conference The White House announced on Sunday that it would hold an “economic workshop” in Bahrain on June 25 and 26, the first stage of President Trump’s peac...
20:56, 05/19/2019

Russia's Lavrov says 'extremely significant' differences with Japan on peace deal: RIA Moscow and Tokyo still have "extremely significant" differences over a World War Two peace deal that Japan hopes will end a territorial row between t...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Donald Trump's Mideast peace plan met by Palestinians with heavy skepticism The Trump administration has announced the first step of what it considers a blueprint for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, encouraging fisca...
17:28, 05/20/2019

Taliban Attack Aid Group Office in Kabul, in Setback to U.S. Peace Talks Experts said the attack in Kabul, the capital, was a clear signal about the state of the peace talks the United States is holding with the militants ...
04:14, 05/09/2019

Senate fails to override President Trump's veto of Yemen war measure to end U.S. role The measure would have ended U.S. intelligence and targeting assistance to the Saudi-led war in Yemen.        ...
21:42, 05/02/2019

Yemen proves it: in western eyes, not all ‘Notre Dames’ are created equal | Lamya Khalidi As an archaeologist, I’ve seen Yemen’s rich heritage. But for too many world leaders, only arms sales really matterLike everyone else the world over,...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Deadly Yemen airstrikes that claim children’s lives in capital Sana’a, strongly condemned by UN Thursday’s airstrikes on Yemen’s capital Sana’a that reportedly killed five children and injured dozens more, have been strongly condemned by UN agen...
18:00, 05/17/2019

UN monitoring team in Yemen verifies pullout of armed forces from crucial port zones The UN team set up to monitor the ceasefire agreement between warring parties in Yemen has formally verified the pullout of armed Ansar Allah, or Hou...
20:14, 05/14/2019

Dozens killed and injured by new attacks in western Yemen, UN coordinator condemns ‘outrageous’ toll Reports from Yemen’s Hajjah Governorate indicate that scores of civilians have been killed following attacks on residential areas over the past two d...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Arsenal vs Linz: Unai Emery steps up Europa League Final preparations with behind-closed-doors friendly Arsenal will play a behind-closed-doors game against Austrian side LASK Linz today as Unai Emery and his staff step up preparations for the Europa Le...
10:14, 05/23/2019

Despite progress towards peace, Afghanistan facing ‘daunting challenges’ ahead of presidential vote The UN Special Representative in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, hailed on-going efforts made towards peace and the engagement of women and youth ac...
18:28, 04/28/2019

U.S. troop move to Middle East 'dangerous for international peace': Iran's Zarif A U.S. move to send troops to the Middle East after accusing Tehran of being behind attacks on tankers in the region is "extremely dangerous ... (for...
13:56, 05/25/2019

U.S. troop move to Middle East dangerous for international peace: Iran's Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the U.S. decision to deploy more troops to the Middle East in response to the per...
13:56, 05/25/2019

US to hold Bahrain economic conference to launch Middle East peace plan Official does not confirm Israeli and Palestinian attendancePalestinians believe peace plan will be in favour of IsraelThe US will hold an internatio...
02:14, 05/20/2019

Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito vows to pursue peace in first public address Naruhito formally succeeded to the Chrysanthemum Throne at midnight after his father Akihito abdicated.        ...
13:14, 05/01/2019

Trump's 'deal of the century' hasn't a hope of bringing peace | Yehuda Shaul Nothing short of ending ending legal discrimination will make a difference to Israel and PalestineHere in Jerusalem, we await publication of Donald T...
19:28, 05/17/2019

‘Moral obligation and political imperative’ to support Syria on path to peace: Guterres Governments across the world have a “moral obligation” to help Syrians “unite around a vision for their common future”, finally bringing an end to ei...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Chaluka: A Site so Remote, The Ancient Aleutians of Alaska Lived in Peace for Millennia Alaska is often referred to as the last frontier because of its unspoiled nature and sparse population.  ...
11:56, 05/02/2019

UN blue helmets in South Sudan use Sustainable Development Goals to help build peace    The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has concluded the week by harnessing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to support the nati...
22:56, 05/18/2019

Jared Kushner says his Middle East peace plan will be a 'good starting point' White House senior advisor Jared Kushner said Thursday the Middle East peace proposal he is working on would be a "good starting point" to address th...
03:14, 05/03/2019

Trump administration to release part of its Middle East peace plan in June The United States and Bahrain announced an economic conference to draw investment to Palestinian territories but offered no details about potential s...
00:14, 05/20/2019

Colombian Senate asks high court to rule on FARC peace vote Colombian lawmakers on Thursday said they will ask a high court to rule on the legality of a Senate vote this week on whether to make changes to a sp...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to the alliance's defense spending target. He al...
05:56, 05/09/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; update...
21:42, 05/14/2019

Saudi Arabia says an oil pipeline was attacked by drones, shortly after Yemen’s rebels claimed assault on the kingdom DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says an oil pipeline was attacked by drones, shortly after Yemen’s rebels claimed assault on th...
15:14, 05/14/2019

Climate change recognized as ‘threat multiplier’, UN Security Council debates its impact on peace As climate change is increasingly recognized as a “threat multiplier” by scientists, political representatives, and civil society across the world, t...
20:56, 04/28/2019

Qatar says economic conditions for Israeli-Palestinian peace require 'fair political solutions' Qatar said on Friday that economic development needed for Israeli-Palestinian peace could not be achieved without "fair political solutions" acceptab...
02:42, 05/25/2019

Service and Sacrifice: Ugandan 'Blue Helmets' support UN efforts to bring peace to Somalia A contingent of 530 Ugandan “Blue Helmets” (63 women, 467 men) is playing a crucial role in the United Nations’ efforts to help bring peace and stabi...
19:28, 04/28/2019

U.S.-Taliban peace talks reopen, but U.S. watchdog warns deal could bring more insecurity to Afghanistan The Taliban insisted it will not discuss domestic issues until the two sides have agreed on the “full withdrawal” of foreign forces and on how to pre...
02:14, 05/02/2019

Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’ “Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Re...
19:00, 04/28/2019

'Jilted bride': As South Korea marks peace summit, North stays aloof Along forest trails below a bare mountain peak that until last year was a vantage point for a North Korean guard post, a group of around 20 ordinary ...
07:28, 04/29/2019

Afghan casualties dramatically rising despite peace talks as more trainees go AWOL in the US, watchdog group says Even as the Trump administration attempts to secure a peace deal with the Taliban to end America’s longest-running war, the bloodshed of Afghans is o...
18:14, 05/01/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Syria, Yemen airstrikes, Anti-torture panel, Gay rights, Climate change, #Vesak Day On Friday, we cover: Fighting in Syria’s Idlib province; UN condemnation of airstrikes in Yemen; UK’s forced-return policy; LGBTI rights; the UN chie...
21:56, 05/17/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: ‘Horror’ at Notre Dame fire disaster, Yemen still bleeding, measles now ‘global crisis’ Top news on Monday includes: UN chief expresses his horror over the huge blaze in Notre Dame; a deal over Hudaydah troop withdrawal beckons, but war ...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: climate challenges for the Pacific, new global health tool, updates on Yemen, the Gulf and Somalia This Wednesday, top stories includes: the UN chief’s continued visit in the Pacific to raise awareness on the impacts of climate change; in Yemen, th...
01:28, 05/16/2019

UN chief of peace operations honours fallen Chadian ‘blue helmets’ serving in northern Mali After 10 Chadian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations mission in Mali (MINUSMA) were killed in a terrorist attack on 20 January, the UN chief...
21:14, 04/28/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: WFP mulls ‘last resort’ Yemen aid suspension, top peacekeeping awardee announced, abuzz over Bee Day, Ebola threat ‘very high’ This Monday, headline stories include: WFP mulls “last resort” aid suspension in Yemen; highest UN peacekeeping award to be given on Friday; busy pol...
23:42, 05/20/2019

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere, Security Council warned A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Yemen’s Houthi rebels say their drone assault on Saudi Arabia meant to send message to kingdom to ‘stop your aggression’ CAIRO (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels say their drone assault on Saudi Arabia meant to send message to kingdom to ‘stop your aggression̵...
15:14, 05/14/2019

Barcelona 2 Getafe 0: Camp Nou fans make peace with players after Liverpool rout but Philippe Coutinho jeered There were empty seats everywhere. Barcelona returned to Camp Nou for their final home game of the season and after the team's Champions League colla...
01:28, 05/13/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Sudan, Libya, Yemen updates, solutions for e-waste, flood response in Iran, online security for children At the top of the news agenda on Wednesday: updates on violence in Sudan’s Darfur and in Libya, how e-waste can become an employment opportunity, hel...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Oliver North steps down as NRA president amid dispute over 'damaging' information Oliver North announced that he will step down as president of the NRA after his allegations that NRA leaders engaged in financial improprieties. ...
22:56, 04/29/2019

Inclusion, equality a must for ‘long-lasting peace and sustainable development’, UN official tells high-level event in Baku Exclusion and deep inequality will forever thwart “long-lasting peace and sustainable development”, a high-level official from the United Nations cul...
01:28, 05/03/2019

Engaging world’s youth vital to preventing violent extremism, building sustainable peace, UN official tells Baku Forum The spotlight for the second and final day of the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku, Azerbaijan, shined brightly on youth, with a liv...
23:00, 05/03/2019

China urges UK to act independently over Huawei and 5G The Chinese ambassador to the UK has urged the British government not bow to pressure to exclude certain vendors from participating in the rollout of...
12:28, 04/29/2019

| Du Toit urges Stormers to play their best Pieter-Steph du Toit will run out at Newlands for his 50th Stormers cap, but his focus is on making as big an impact as possible against the Highland...
11:00, 05/24/2019

HRW urges Brunei to repeal Sharia law An international human rights organization called on the sultan of Brunei to repeal his country's newly enacted Sharia penal code as it violates a ra...
08:00, 05/23/2019

Houthi drone attacks in Saudi are 'war crime': Saudi-led coalition in Yemen The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen said it considers this week's drone attacks by Houthis on Saudi oil installations a "war crime", Al Arabiya news cha...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Mike Pompeo urges Tories to ask: 'What would Thatcher do?' US secretary of state again calls on UK to resist Huawei’s efforts to gain access to 5G networkThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has invoked Ma...
03:14, 05/09/2019

India Urges UK To Consider Improved Tax Rules For Professionals India has called on the UK government to look into some tax and visa norms that make it difficult for Indian professionals and students to fully cont...
21:28, 05/09/2019

Giuliani urges Ukraine to investigate Democrats NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer says he is urging Ukraine to open investigations that could benefit Trump politically ...
22:28, 05/10/2019

Facebook co-founder urges FTC to break up the company Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has joined the chorus of prominent voices calling for regulators to break up the social networking colossus. In a Ne...
19:14, 05/09/2019

UN urges Russia and Ukraine to step away from further confrontation at sea An “immediate de-escalation” of tensions is needed in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea, the United Nations top political official has said, underlin...
19:00, 04/28/2019

China urges UK not to discriminate against Huawei in 5G development China on Sunday warned Britain not to discriminate against companies involved in developing the 5G network and to resist pressure from other countrie...
19:14, 04/28/2019

WHO urges exercise and non-smoking in first advice on dementia The UN health agency's report advises "what is good for our heart, is also good for our brain." Regular exercise and a good diet are part of the plan...
19:56, 05/14/2019

Pope urges Balkans to embrace diversity Pope Francis has delivered prayers and speeches in North Macedonia, the birthplace of Mother Theresa. He has urged for unity in a country struggling ...
02:14, 05/08/2019

Sixth round of U.S., Taliban peace talks begin today: Taliban spokesman American and Taliban officials are meeting on Wednesday in Qatar to resume talks aimed at ending a 17-year war in Afghanistan, a Taliban official sai...
06:42, 05/01/2019

North Korea urges UN chief to act against US ship seizure UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea is denouncing the United States as “a gangster country” for recently seizing one of its cargo ships and...
00:42, 05/21/2019

EU urges Albania's opposition to hold peaceful protests The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests ...
22:56, 05/25/2019

Amarnath Urges All-Rounders To Seize Opportunities At World Cup Mohinder Amarnath has stressed on the importance of all-rounders as they can help with the balance of the squads participating at the World Cup 2019....
17:00, 05/16/2019

EU urges Albania’s opposition to hold peaceful protests TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to av...
20:42, 05/25/2019

UNHCR urges EU to stop sending migrants to Libya The European Union has relied heavily on Libya to help stem the flow of migrants into Europe. But migrants in the failed state face increasing danger...
06:14, 05/19/2019

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, ...
10:42, 05/24/2019

Treat fleeing Venezuelans as refugees, U.N. urges world Venezuelans fleeing political and economic crisis at home deserve protection as refugees, the United Nations said on Tuesday, urging other states not...
15:28, 05/21/2019

Pelosi says Trump 'engaged in a cover-up' as she urges against impeachment Speaker Nancy Pelosi appealed to House Democrats Wednesday to hold off on beginning impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump even as sh...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Oklahoma town urges evacuation due to rising river WEBBERS FALLS, Okla. (AP) — A small town in Oklahoma is urging residents to evacuate as the Arkansas River heads toward near-historic levels. Forecas...
14:28, 05/22/2019

US urges quick transition to civilian government in Sudan The United States is urging Sudan’s transitional military council to move “expeditiously” toward a civilian-led government following last month’s ove...
22:56, 05/08/2019

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 t...
07:42, 05/14/2019

| 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 trans...
00:42, 05/10/2019

WhatsApp urges users to act after cyber surveillance attack on app Cyber attackers were able to install spyware on WhatsApp through its voice call function, even if the user did not pick up the call, the company has ...
10:42, 05/14/2019

UK's May urges Labour's Corbyn to agree a Brexit deal British Prime Minister Theresa May said she and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn needed to put aside their differences to deliver a Brexit deal, fol...
00:00, 05/05/2019

| Sarri urges Chelsea to finish on a high note Maurizio Sarri has challenged Chelsea to secure an upbeat finish to a turbulent season that plunged the club into chaos and threatened to cost the It...
11:00, 05/01/2019

EU-backed group urges no escalation of tensions in Venezuela The EU-backed International Contact Group on Venezuela on Tuesday said it was essential to avoid escalating tensions in Venezuela, and that a resolut...
23:00, 05/07/2019

S.Korea automakers' group urges end to subsidies for Chinese EVs A South Korean automakers' group called on Friday for an end to generous state subsidies for sales of Chinese electric vehicles (EVs), citing a poten...
11:28, 05/03/2019

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 mus...
15:14, 05/14/2019

Jack Ma urges newlyweds to have ‘sex marathons’ at mass ceremony China’s richest man urged his newlywed staff to have six-day “sex marathons” at a mass wedding of 102 couples at his company headqu...
16:28, 05/14/2019

WhatsApp urges users to update app after 'serious' security breach The vulnerability – first reported by the Financial Times, and fixed in the latest WhatsApp update – allowed hackers to insert malicious software on ...
17:14, 05/14/2019

UN urges countries to cut ties with Myanmar, calls for prosecution The world must cut off financial and other support for Myanmar’s armed forces, a UN fact-finding mission said on Tuesday, repeating a call for top ge...
23:14, 05/14/2019

Venezuela: Guaido urges military to join May 1 protest Thousands of opposition supporters have clashed with police in Venezuela after self-declared president, Juan Guaido, called for a military uprising. ...
16:14, 05/01/2019

Extinction Rebellion urges ad industry to use its power for good Letter to senior figures urges them to use their power to influence public opinion on climate changeEnvironmental activists Extinction Rebellion have...
10:28, 05/19/2019

New McLaren F1 team boss Andreas Seidl urges it to be self-critical McLaren's new Formula 1 team boss Andreas Seidl says the squad will need to be self critical and open to change if it is to achieve success in the fu...
17:14, 05/09/2019

Clashes rock Venezuela as Guaido urges opposition uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó takes to the streets in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolas ...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Joe Root urges selectors to consider more than runs after Tests ball switch • New county ball will not be used in favour of 2018 Dukes ball• Captain wary high domestic returns alone could be misleadingJoe Root has warned Engl...
23:14, 05/09/2019

U.N. chief urges 'maximum restraint' in Venezuela to avoid violence United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urges maximum restraint in Venezuela to avoid violence, a U.N. spokesman said on Tuesday, after Ven...
19:42, 04/30/2019

US reportedly urges South Korea to reject Huawei products In one incident, a U.S. State Department official told a South Korean counterpart that local telco LG Uplus Corp, which uses Huawei's equipment,...
08:00, 05/23/2019

F.A.A. Urges Commercial Flights to ‘Exercise Caution’ Over Persian Gulf Amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran, the agency alerted airliners to a growing risk of “misidentification” when flying in the...
23:14, 05/22/2019

Pompeo urges end to Russian involvement in Venezuela: State Department U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged an end to Russian involvement in Venezuela in a call on Wednesday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavr...
20:56, 05/01/2019

EU urges Iran to respect nuclear deal, regrets US sanctions The European Union is urging Iran to respect the international agreement curbing the Islamic Republic's nuclear ambitions and says it aims to continu...
12:28, 05/09/2019

Pope urges China’s Catholics to unify after bishop deal VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is urging China’s divided Catholic community to come together in communion, as he seeks to heal decades of est...
11:28, 05/22/2019

Pope Francis urges migrant-skeptic Bulgaria to welcome refugees Although Pope Francis wants the Balkan nation to open its hearts and homes to migrants, there is considerable opposition to refugees in Bulgaria. Tie...
20:00, 05/05/2019

France urges U.S. and China to avoid escalation in trade tensions The United States and China must avoid escalating trade tensions in their current negotiations to keep global growth on track, French Finance Ministe...
09:28, 05/07/2019

U.N. urges Venezuela to clarify fate of detained opposition lawmaker The U.N. human rights office called on Venezuela's government of Nicolas Maduro on Friday to disclose the whereabouts of opposition lawmaker Gilber C...
15:42, 05/03/2019

London's fire chief urges: Act now to avert another Grenfell London's fire chief today called on the Government to introduce tougher building regulations "without further delay" to prevent another Grenfell Towe...
12:14, 05/08/2019

South Korea automakers' group urges end to subsidies for Chinese EVs A South Korean automakers' group called on Friday for an end to generous state subsidies for sales of Chinese electric vehicles (EVs), citing a poten...
10:56, 05/03/2019

MEMA urges passage of North American trade deal The Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association, a major U.S. auto parts industry group, threw its weight behind President Trump's rewrite of the N...
06:00, 05/03/2019

In blow to League, Italy's PM urges dismissal of junior minister Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday he would propose at the next cabinet meeting the dismissal of a junior minister who has been l...
22:28, 05/02/2019

‘We all are history’: Viola Davis urges graduates to own successes and failures The actor, who was the keynote speaker at Barnard College’s commencement ceremony, also spoke of her personal historyThe actor Viola Davis urged Barn...
05:28, 05/21/2019

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pa...
03:14, 05/22/2019

Pope urges China's Catholics to unify after bishop deal Pope Francis is urging China's divided Catholic community to come together in communion, as he seeks to heal decades of estrangement following a land...
11:00, 05/22/2019

Change attitudes for future generations of women in tech, UN urges   When women and girls are empowered with technology, the whole world benefits. That’s one key message from the International Day for girls in the fiel...
19:42, 04/28/2019

UN urges enforcement of Libyan arms embargo to curb fighting Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement an arms embargo against Libya, saying preventing the proliferation o...
02:56, 05/18/2019

Pope vows to fight nun abuse, urges service not servitude VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has vowed to combat the sexual abuse of nuns and urged religious sisters to just say no when clergy want to use them...
16:14, 05/10/2019

Neuberger urges Verint shareholders to back its three board nominees Asset manager Neuberger Berman on Monday urged the shareholders of data analytics company Verint Systems to vote for its three director nominees afte...
21:00, 05/13/2019

FEC chief urges Congress to set standards for online platforms during elections The head of the Federal Election Commission called on Congress to set standards for online platforms to fight election interference, but executives a...
11:00, 05/24/2019

‘Address root causes’ of instability in Mali through ‘aid and support’ urges UN chief Appearing before the Security Council on Friday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that the only way to prevent increased violence and insta...
18:14, 04/28/2019

North Korea blames U.S. for failed summit, urges 'new calculation' North Korea said on Friday an "arbitrary and dishonest" U.S. position had resulted in the failure to reach a deal during a second North Korea-U.S. su...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Europe urges Mike Pompeo and US to show restraint towards Iran Jeremy Hunt warns of conflict erupting in the Gulf by accident after Saudi ships sabotagedThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has been urged by E...
23:56, 05/13/2019

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade after discovering spyware vulnerability The spyware, developed by Israeli cyber intelligence company, used infected phone calls to take over the functions of operating systemsWhatsApp is en...
03:56, 05/14/2019

Neuberger urges Verint investors to back its board nominees Asset manager Neuberger Berman on Monday urged shareholders of Verint Systems to vote for its three director nominees and asked the data analytics co...
06:00, 05/14/2019

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after report of spyware attack Facebook's WhatsApp on Tuesday urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app following a report that users could be vulne...
10:28, 05/14/2019

U.S. official urges Pacific Island nations to keep ties with Taiwan Pacific Island countries that have diplomatic ties with Taiwan should maintain them in the face of "heavy handed" attempts by China to reduce Taiwan'...
12:00, 05/24/2019

White House Urges Internet Users To Denounce 'Censorship' President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday renewed its claims of political favoritism among search engines and social media platforms by la...
07:56, 05/16/2019

Lebanon's president urges 'sacrifice' as budget cuts debated President Michel Aoun urged the Lebanese on Tuesday to end protests and make sacrifices to rescue the country from financial crisis as ministers deba...
22:28, 05/14/2019

BJP Urges Election Body To Bar Mamata Banerjee From Poll Campaigning The BJP on Tuesday urged the Election Commission to bar West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from campaigning in the state and alleged that "co...
03:56, 05/15/2019

Hedge fund urges Madame Tussauds operator to go private A large investor in the operator of Madame Tussauds is waxing nostalgic about the company’s days as a private entity. Activist hedge fund ValueAct is...
08:42, 05/24/2019

Warren urges reducing defense contractor influence at Pentagon Taking aim at what she calls “the coziness between defense lobbyists, Congress, and the Pentagon,” presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Th...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Schumer urges Pompeo to warn Putin against any more election interference Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, penned a letter on Sunday to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ahead the cabinet member’s planned trip to Ru...
00:56, 05/13/2019

Iran Calls Ship Attacks Off UAE "Alarming", Urges Probe Iran on Monday called attacks on ships in the Gulf "alarming", after the UAE and Saudi Arabia said several vessels including oil tankers were damaged...
13:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. agriculture secretary urges Japan to reach trade deal U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue urged Japan on Monday to move swiftly to clinch a trade deal with Washington on farm products and other g...
13:28, 05/13/2019

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced ed...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Oil falls after Trump urges greater OPEC output to replace Iranian oil Oil prices fell on Monday, extending a slump from Friday that ended weeks of rallying, after President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC ...
07:00, 04/29/2019

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., knocks trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while gently knocking Japan...
13:56, 05/25/2019

Actor Aamir Khan Urges Mumbai To Vote, Throws In A Joke Too Superstar Aamir Khan was among the early voters in Mumbai on Monday, visiting the polling booth at St. Anne's High School in Bandra with his wife fil...
08:42, 04/29/2019

The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka Urges the Government to Crackdown on Islamists as If ‘on a War Footing’ (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — The Catholic church in Sri Lanka said Tuesday that the government should crack down on Islamists with more vigor “...
11:00, 04/29/2019

Russia's Lavrov urges U.S. to cancel plans to oust Venezuela's Maduro Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday that Russia condemns what he called a campaign to overthrow Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, arrang...
19:14, 05/05/2019

Pope Francis Urges Hairdressers To Cut Gossip, Work In "Christian Style" Pope Francis on Monday welcomed hairdressers, hairstylists and beauticians to the Vatican but warned them not to indulge in gossip while feathering l...
14:56, 04/29/2019

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticizes trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for h...
14:56, 05/25/2019

Venezuela: Russia urges US to abandon ‘irresponsible’ plan to topple Maduro Secretary of state meanwhile slammed Russian meddling in the country: ‘We don’t want anyone messing around with Venezuela’Washington and Moscow trade...
23:14, 05/05/2019

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 Ve...
15:28, 04/30/2019

PM Modi Urges People To Sell "Pakodas" To Help His Friends: Akhilesh Yadav Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked people to sell ''pakodas'' using foreign-imported...
15:28, 04/30/2019

House Speaker Pelosi urges Trump family 'intervention' with U.S. president House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she wished President Donald Trump's family or staff would conduct an "intervention" wi...
23:28, 05/23/2019

‘Zero malaria starts with me’ UN health agency urges grassroots responsibility on World Day After more than a decade of steady advances in fighting malaria, progress has leveled off, which is why this World Malaria Day, the World Health Orga...
20:28, 04/28/2019

House Speaker Pelosi urges Trump family 'intervention' with president U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that President Donald Trump threw a temper tantrum at a meeting with Democratic congressional leader...
18:56, 05/23/2019

Britain's Foreign Secretary Urges Caution Over Huawei Role In 5G Network British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China's Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully befor...
14:56, 04/29/2019

Venezuela's Guaido urges troops to unite against Maduro, violence erupts Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro, and violen...
20:28, 04/30/2019

Mexico urges U.S. to ratify new NAFTA deal: ‘We want that free trade agreement’ The leaders of Mexico, the U.S. and Canada signed the new trade agreement last year after a long negotiation, but it requires ratification in each co...
21:14, 05/01/2019

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S. during state visit to Tokyo Trump also promoted the U.S. under his leadership, saying “there’s never been a better time” to invest or do business in America, and he urged corpor...
15:56, 05/25/2019

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pi...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Venezuela's Guaido urges troops to rise against Maduro, violence breaks out Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday called for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro and violence broke out at anti-go...
19:42, 04/30/2019

Nancy Pelosi Says President Trump Is ‘Engaged in a Cover Up’ But Urges Patience (WASHINGTON) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared Wednesday that President Donald Trump is “engaged in a cover up,” but she tamped down ...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Trump urges judge not to fast-track his lawsuit over House subpoena U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday objected to a judge's plan to fast-track his lawsuit seeking to block a congressional subpoena for information ...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Video game urges players to kill journalists to make them ‘famous in a different way’ A twisted video game featured on Apple and Android devices urged players to gun down journalists to make headlines before the level was yanked by dev...
22:56, 05/20/2019

BJP Urges Action Against Assault On Dilip Ghosh, Himanta Biswa Sarma A BJP delegation approached the Election Commission (EC) today to demand stringent action against those who attacked the convoy of Assam Minister Him...
13:56, 05/08/2019

House Speaker Pelosi urges contempt of Congress finding for Barr U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said she believed that Attorney General William Barr should be held in contempt of Co...
14:56, 05/08/2019

Mike Pompeo urges UK to help rein in 'lawless' Iran over nuclear deal UK told ‘not to soothe the Ayatollahs angry’ at Trump decision to abandon nuclear dealUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has urged the UK to stand wit...
21:42, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after report of spyware attack Facebook's WhatsApp urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app following a report that users could be vulnerable to ha...
11:56, 05/14/2019

North Korea urges UN chief to address ship seizure by 'gangster' US North Korea asked United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to deal with the "illegal" seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States...
11:14, 05/18/2019

Vote for the deal, then it's done and we can move on, Philip Hammond urges Brexiteers Philip Hammond has an uncharacteristic spring in his step. For so long the Chancellor has unkindly been branded the Eeyore of Cabinet, a glum bookkee...
13:28, 05/09/2019

Swedish lawyer urges prosecutor to move quickly in Assange investigation A lawyer representing the victim in a rape investigation involving WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange on Monday urged Swedish prosecutors to move quic...
15:42, 05/13/2019

Geraldo Rivera urges the Trump administration to 'fight the Democrats every step of the way' Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera said on “Fox & Friends” Friday, “I urge the Trump administration from the top down to fight the Democr...
18:56, 05/10/2019

VP Mike Pence urges Democrats to 'dial down the rhetoric on Capitol Hill' “It’s time to dial down the rhetoric on Capitol Hill,” Vice President Mike Pence said in an interview with Fox News host Pete Hegseth Thursday after ...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Tripoli urges Trump to stop Haftar's backers meddling in Libya Libya's internationally recognized government denounced its foe Khalifa Haftar as an "aspiring military dictator" on Friday and urged U.S. President...
14:14, 05/10/2019

'People are dying': U.N official urges aid access for Myanmar's Rakhine state A U.N. official has urged Myanmar to grant aid workers "predictable, sustained access" to Rakhine state, where fighting between government troops and...
10:42, 05/15/2019

Hours Before Voting, Mamata Banerjee Urges Poll Body To Be "Impartial" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to the Election Commission with hours to go for the final phase of the Lok Sabha polls on Sunday, as...
02:00, 05/19/2019

North Korea calls U.S. ‘a gangster country,’ urges U.N. to act against ship seizure North Korea said in a letter to the U.N. that the Trump administration committed "an unlawful and outrageous act" by taking over the ship Wise Honest...
04:56, 05/21/2019

Facebook Rejects Co-Founder Call For Breakup, Senator Urges Probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawma...
02:42, 05/10/2019

EU chief urges people to vote carefully in Europe-wide polls European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is urging people to carefully weigh their votes in the upcoming EU elections as polls show that pop...
16:28, 05/07/2019

Pope urges foreign media to use power of press to seek truth VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has urged foreign correspondents to humbly use the power of the press to search for the truth and give voice to the ...
17:42, 05/18/2019

Jet Airways Pilots' Union Urges Top Court To Direct SBI To Release Funds Jet Airways pilots union National Aviator's Guild has moved the Supreme Court requesting it to direct State Bank of India to release the promised int...
18:28, 05/07/2019

Niti Aayog Urges Centre To Use Artificial Intelligence To Solve Problems Government thinktank Niti Aayog has asked central ministries and states to identify key projects where artificial intelligence could be adopted to re...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Pochettino Urges Spurs To Make History In Champions League Semis Mauricio Pochettino is convinced Tottenham can still reach the club's maiden Champions League final despite losing the first leg against Ajax in nort...
08:14, 05/07/2019

Facebook rejects co-founder call for breakup, senator urges U.S. antitrust probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawma...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Pelosi urges Trump aides, family to stage an ‘intervention’ for the 'good of the country' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday urged members of the Trump family, White House staff, and administration officials to stage an “intervention” ...
22:14, 05/23/2019

Sharad Pawar Votes In Mumbai, Urges People To Elect A Stable Government NCP chief Sharad Pawar pitched for a stable government at the Centre and urged citizens to come out in large numbers to cast their votes as he exerci...
12:28, 04/29/2019

Oil prices slip after Trump urges greater OPEC output to replace Iranian oil Oil prices fell on Monday, extending a slump from Friday that ended weeks of rallying, after President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC ...
06:14, 04/29/2019

End ‘shame, isolation and segregation’ of fistula sufferers, urges UN reproductive health chief Although obstetric fistula has largely been eliminated in developed countries, more than two million women and girls still live with the painful and ...
19:56, 05/23/2019

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representa...
18:14, 04/28/2019

U.S. Ambassador Urges China to Meet With Dalai Lama in Rare Visit to Tibet (BEIJING) — The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama dur...
16:56, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticises trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for h...
16:42, 05/25/2019

Turn toxic e-waste into a source of ‘decent work’, UN labour agency urges  A “toxic flood of electric and electronic waste” that is growing by the day across the world, should be urgently converted into a source of decent wo...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Iran's Khamenei urges crackdown on illegal arms, social media curbs Iran's top leader called on Sunday for a crackdown on illegal weapons after the rare shooting of a cleric, and said easy access to guns in the United...
18:28, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticises trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for h...
14:42, 05/25/2019