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Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown

Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on protesters, after the ruling military council......

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown

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60 killed in Sudan crackdown, say protest groups Many demonstrators caught up in attack in Khartoum are still unaccounted forParamilitaries killed at least 60 people when they attacked pro-democracy ...
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US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into th...
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US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispe...
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Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crac...
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US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown Top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a pro...
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Sudan opposition rejects calls for talks as crisis worsens following deadly crackdown Protest leaders in Sudan have rejected calls for talks with the military as the death toll from a brutal armed crackdown on peaceful protestors Monday...
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Sudan: Deadly crackdown probe results spark fresh protests An official Sudanese investigation said that 87 people were killed when security forces broke up a protest in June. The probe's death toll sparked fre...
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Death Toll From Sudan Protest Crackdown Rises as at Least 40 Bodies Are Pulled From Nile River (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — At least 40 bodies were pulled from the Nile River in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, organizers of pro-democracy protests sa...
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Sudan military issues warning to opposition over planned protest rally Sudan's ruling military council said on Saturday that a coalition of protest and opposition groups would bear the responsibility for any loss of life ...
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Sudan opposition rejects military chief's offer of talks as death toll hits 60 Sudan's military rulers offered an unconditional resumption of talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a dea...
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Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘positive momentum’ as civilian rule talks stall between military and opposition The UN Secretary-General has commended the progress made so far between Sudan’s military leaders and opposition forces towards agreeing a timetable fo...
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Sudan's military rulers suspend talks with protest leaders: protest leader Sudan's military rulers have indefinitely suspended talks with protest leaders on the establishment of a sovereign body, a leader of the Declaration o...
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Death toll from Sudan protest camp rises to more than 30: protest-linked doctors association The number of people killed in the dispersal of a protest camp in the center of the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday rose to more than 30, an oppos...
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Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9....
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Gains by Abyei interim force can help advance resolution of border issues between Sudan and South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief says The United Nations security force for Abyei remains essential to stability in the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN peacekeeping ch...
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In Sudan crackdown, bullets fly as doctors struggle During the chaos of a deadly raid on Sudanese protesters at a pro-democracy sit-in Khartoum on Monday, a man grimaced in pain as doctors sewed his ear...
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Sudan military leader says perpetrators of crackdown ID’d The deputy chief of Sudan’s ruling military council said Thursday the military has identified the perpetrators of the violent dispersal of a pro-democ...
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Sudan protesters at a crossroads after deadly crackdown The mass marches held in Sudan this week breathed new life into the uprising that toppled long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir, but the protesters and ...
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UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy prote...
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UN Relocates Staff From Sudan Amid Crackdown On Protesters The United Nations is moving some of its staff from Sudan, a spokeswoman said Wednesday, as the number of dead from a crackdown on protesters soared t...
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U.S. calls for ‘independent and credible’ investigation into Sudan crackdown Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown "constituted a 180 degree turn in the way events were going with murder, rape, pillaging, by members of the Secur...
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Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of th...
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Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resigna...
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Russia detains more than 800 people in opposition crackdown Russian police arrested more than 800 people in Moscow on Saturday in one of the biggest crackdowns of recent times against an increasingly defiant op...
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Sudan army urges elections after brutal crackdown on protesters The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down. The announcement comes after dozens of...
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Sudan’s Military Calls for Election After Violent Crackdown on Protesters At least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Khartoum on June 3 when the Sudanese military raided a peaceful sit-in calling for democratic r...
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Sudan: Thousands rally to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Protesters have called for justice for those killed in a brutal raid on a Khartoum camp. The military and civilian opposition still can't finalize pow...
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Thousands demonstrate in Sudan to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Thousands demonstrated in cities across Sudan on Saturday, witnesses said, to mark 40 days since security forces killed dozens when they stormed a pro...
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Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan fro...
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African Union suspends Sudan, demands civilian administration The African Union said on Thursday it had suspended Sudan until a civilian government was formed, intensifying international pressure on the country's...
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African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a c...
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Russian Police Detain Nearly 700 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Ly...
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Nearly 40,000 People Join Moscow Opposition Rally After Crackdown Tens of thousands of opposition supporters rallied in Moscow on Saturday after mass police detentions at recent protests that have been among the larg...
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Sudan opposition rejects military's offer of talks, dozens killed Sudan's military rulers offered to resume talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest...
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Ethiopian mediator urges Sudan military, opposition to hold direct talks Ethiopia's mediator in the Sudan crisis urged the military rulers and the opposition coalition to hold direct talks on Wednesday to strike a deal on h...
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Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens stability: TV Sudan's military rulers on Thursday said that a protest encampment outside the Defence Ministry in central Khartoum has become a threat to stability a...
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Gunfire, blasts in Sudan's capital as protest site raided Explosions and heavy machine gun fire are being heard across the Sudanese capital of Khartoum and troops are blocking roads leading to a sit-in camp o...
09:48, 06/03/2019

Sudan troops besiege protest camp, five reported killed KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudanese security forces moved against a protest sit-in camp in the capital Monday, witnesses and protest organizers said. Machine g...
09:48, 06/03/2019

Gunfire, blasts in Sudan’s capital as protest site raided KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Explosions and heavy machine gun fire are being heard across the Sudanese capital of Khartoum and troops are blocking roads lea...
09:16, 06/03/2019

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises next week as part of ...
03:00, 05/25/2019

| Sudan generals, protest leaders agree on constitutional declaration Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders reached a "full agreement" on the constitutional declaration, the African Union said on paving the way for...
12:16, 08/04/2019

Sudan's protest coalition calls for civil disobedience campaign Sudanese protest and opposition leaders called on Wednesday for a campaign of civil disobedience in response to what one of them described as the mil...
18:32, 05/08/2019

| 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 coun...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Sudan: key protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' Sudanese Professionals Association says action will start on Sunday and end ‘when a civilian government announces itself’ A key protest group has anno...
05:48, 06/09/2019

UN chief demands that the world step up to stamp out hatred U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is demanding that the world “step up to stamp out anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim hatred, persecution of Christians...
19:32, 04/29/2019

Zimbabwe police ban opposition protest planned for Monday Zimbabwe police have banned an anti-government demonstration planned for Monday by the country's main opposition party in the city of Bulawayo, saying...
10:32, 08/19/2019

More than 1,000 people detained during opposition election protest in Moscow More than 1,000 of protesters have been arrested by police in the center of Moscow Saturday, in a crackdown on opposition supporters demanding free an...
05:16, 07/28/2019

Police in Moscow detain opposition activists before protest Russian police have detained prominent members of the opposition in Moscow ahead of a planned protest later on Saturday which the authorities have dec...
12:16, 07/27/2019

Trump's lawyer warns Dems as he pushes back on document demands: No 'do-over' of Mueller probe President Donald Trump's top White House lawyer on Wednesday told a leading Democrat that Congress does not have the right to "pursue an unauthor...
21:16, 05/15/2019

Guterres pledges UN support to Sudan after military and civilian opposition reach deal on transitional government UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday congratulated the people of Sudan after the military council and civilian opposition alliance agreed...
23:00, 08/19/2019

13 dead after Sudan security forces storm protest camp in ‘massacre’ Footage shared on social media and verified by Reuters showed chaotic scenes of people fleeing through streets as sustained bursts of gunfire crackled...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Sudan: Military, protest leaders sign historic transition deal Months after mass protests erupted, the main opposition coalition and the ruling military council have signed off on plans for a transitional governme...
23:16, 08/17/2019

Sudan protest group makes strike call with talks deadlocked Sudan's main protest group called on Tuesday for a general strike, saying two late-night negotiation sessions with the army had failed to reach a deal...
15:48, 05/21/2019

| Sudan army ruler seeks to resume talks with protest leaders Sudan's army ruler have called on protest leaders to resume talks on the transfer of power without any conditions, as tension between the two sides pe...
11:16, 06/20/2019

Sudan protest leaders call for civil disobedience against military rulers One of Sudan's biggest pro-democracy groups says people should pile pressure on the country's military rulers. The call came days after the military k...
06:16, 06/09/2019

Sudan's public prosecutor to investigate violence at protest site: SUNA Sudan's public prosecutor has set up a committee to investigate violence at the main protest site outside the Defense Ministry headquarters in Khartou...
22:16, 06/03/2019

Sudan protest group calls for strike amid transition stand-off Sudan's main protest group called on Monday for civil disobedience and a general strike as meetings with the country's military rulers failed to provi...
01:16, 04/30/2019

Huawei Chief Predicts Sales Will Flatline After Trump Crackdown Being cut off from American technology will hurt business at the Chinese company this year and next, Ren Zhengfei said, though he vowed a 2021 recover...
16:16, 06/17/2019

The Latest: General: Probe begun into Sudan sit-in break-up The deputy head of Sudan’s ruling military council says they have begun a “fair and independent” investigation into the violent break-up of the Kharto...
19:48, 06/05/2019

UN urges Sudan’s military to allow protester deaths probe KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is urging Sudan’s military rulers to allow her office to investigate ...
15:48, 06/24/2019

UN experts urge probe of violations against Sudan protesters U.N. experts are concerned that Sudan is sliding into a "human rights abyss" in the aftermath of the Sudanese security forces' deadly break-up of the ...
13:32, 06/12/2019

| Algeria army chief demands presidential poll by year's end Algeria's powerful army chief has for a vote to elect a successor to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika by the end of the year, with a date to be a...
11:00, 09/04/2019

Under eye of 'fascist' government, Zimbabwe opposition scraps Harare protest Zimbabwe's main opposition MDC party succumbed on Friday to pressure from what it labeled a fascist government, calling off a street protest as armed ...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Pakistan opposition parties hold protest rallies against PM Khan Pakistan's main opposition parties held protest rallies in cities across the country on Thursday, accusing Prime Minister Imran Khan's government of r...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Arrest of student at opposition protest roils top Russian university Luiza Agadzhanova had nothing to do with the anti-Kremlin opposition before police arrested a fellow student for taking part in a Moscow street protes...
11:48, 08/10/2019

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition barred from city vote More than 10,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Saturday to protest against the exclusion of most opposition-minded candidates from an electi...
18:32, 07/20/2019

| Sudan army ruler calls on protest leaders to hold unconditional talks Sudan's army ruler has called on protest leaders to resume talks on the transfer of power without any conditions, as tension between the two sides rem...
23:32, 06/19/2019

In Sudan and Hong Kong, protest is changing – and hope is rising | Antoine Buyse Often in the face of of brutal crackdowns, street protesters are finding new ways to challenge repressive regimes• Antoine Buyse is a professor of hum...
19:32, 06/18/2019

China Backs Hong Kong Chief and Police Crackdown on Protesters China’s top office for Hong Kong affairs used a rare news conference to endorse the territory’s leader and the police’s handling of increasingly viole...
07:48, 07/30/2019

Russian police detain opposition politician Alexei Navalny at protest Russian police detained opposition politician Alexei Navalny and at least 35 others at a Moscow protest calling for punishment for police officers inv...
12:48, 06/12/2019

Opposition Parties Plan Protest Demanding Release Of Detained Leaders Several Opposition parties led by the DMK will hold a protest here on Thursday to demand the immediate release of those detained in Jammu and Kashmir ...
21:00, 08/19/2019

Police, soldiers deploy in Zimbabwe's Bulawayo as opposition challenges protest ban Soldiers and police deployed in large numbers in Zimbabwe's second city Bulawayo on Monday to enforce a ban on an anti-government demonstration, as th...
10:32, 08/19/2019

Russian police detain people gathering in Moscow for opposition protest Russian police have started detaining people gathering in central Moscow for an opposition protest on Saturday that had been declared illegal by the a...
16:48, 07/27/2019

Venezuela's top court opens probe into opposition lawmakers The Maduro-allied court is investigating opposition politicians on suspicion of treason. Meanwhile, the United States said it would lift sanctions on ...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Heavy machine gun fire heard as Sudan’s military moves in on sit-in protest in capital, Khartoum KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Heavy machine gun fire heard as Sudan’s military moves in on sit-in protest in capital, Khartoum....
09:16, 06/03/2019

Elizabeth Warren Demands DOJ Antitrust Chief Recuse Himself From Google and Apple Probes The U.S. Justice Department recently signaled it was exploring possible antitrust investigations into Google and Apple. Leading those investigations—a...
22:32, 06/11/2019

Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Arrested Ahead Of Protest Rally Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said he was arrested this morning, in an apparent move by the authorities to prevent a major protest rally th...
13:16, 07/24/2019

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition figures barred from city council ballot As many as 25,000 protesters turned out in central Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal by city election officials to allow several opposition figur...
06:00, 07/21/2019

China Grants Rare Tibet Visit To US Envoy, Asks For "Unbiased Judgement" China, which granted a rare permit for US Ambassador Terry Branstad to visit Tibet, on Monday hoped that the American envoy would make an "unbiased ju...
00:32, 05/21/2019

Porn stars, artists, and sex workers protest at Instagram's HQ in opposition of the company's rules about nudity Light Rocket / Getty Images Sex workers, artists, and porn stars planned to protest outside of Instagram's Menlo Park HQ and New York City office on ...
07:32, 06/20/2019

Opposition Leaders Seek Probe Into Alleged Leak Of Maharashtra Budget Opposition lawmakers today staged a protest over the alleged "leak" of Maharashtra budget provisions on Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar's Twitter ...
14:16, 06/19/2019

UK equality watchdog opens antisemitism probe into opposition Labour party Britain's equality watchdog said on Tuesday it was launching a formal investigation to determine whether Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has discriminate...
15:16, 05/28/2019

| WATCH | Zimbabwe police fire teargas, beat demonstrators after court bans opposition protest Riot police in Zimbabwe fired teargas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters who have taken to Harare's streets despite a ...
23:32, 08/16/2019

| Sudan rebel chief Arman, in Juba, says deported by Khartoum A Sudanese rebel chief said Monday he was deported from Khartoum to South Sudan with two comrades hours after authorities claimed to have released the...
10:48, 06/11/2019

Russian police detain nearly 700, arrest opposition figure at Moscow protest of city council election ballot Helmeted police in Moscow rounded up nearly 700 demonstrators and at least one opposition leader in an effort to squelch an unauthorized march.  ...
19:48, 08/03/2019

Sudan military chief visits Egypt, first trip Since Bashir's ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president Om...
20:16, 05/25/2019

Sudan military chief meets Egypt's Sisi on first trip since ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president Om...
00:48, 05/26/2019

Will Challenge Opposition Chief Rule If Congress Allows: Abhishek Singhvi Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Friday said the single largest party in Lok Sabha deserves the post of Leader of Opposition and alleged that the r...
21:00, 06/07/2019

Sudan military chief offers talks as violence death toll hits 60 Sudan's military ruler offered to resume talks with opposition groups without conditions on Wednesday, in an apparent olive branch two days after secu...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Venezuela opposition parties back Guaido as congress chief in 2020 Venezuelan lawmakers from small opposition parties on Friday said Juan Guaido should continue as head of congress in 2020, waiving their option to lea...
02:48, 09/07/2019

UN chief welcomes power-sharing deal between Sudanese military and opposition UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday he was “encouraged” by reports of a newly-inked power-sharing deal between the Forces for Freedom...
21:32, 07/05/2019

UN rights chief Bachelet appeals for dialogue in Sudan amid reports ‘70 killed’ in demonstrations Sudan’s authorities have an “over-arching responsibility” to protect protesters, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, said on Tue...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity...
07:16, 06/18/2019

Sudan: ‘Violence must stop’, says UNICEF chief, ‘gravely concerned’ over 19 child deaths since military backlash At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 injured since a military backlash against protesters began earlier this month...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Taiwan’s Opposition Party Picks Populist Mayor Over Former Foxconn Chief for 2020 Presidential Race (TAIPEI, Taiwan) — Taiwan’s main opposition party picked a pro-China populist mayor Monday as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race...
09:48, 07/15/2019

Sudan: UN chief deplores excessive force used against pro-democracy protesters, calls on military and civilian leaders to ‘stay the course’ in negotiations Security forces in Sudan fired on pro-democracy protesters in the capital Khartoum on Monday, leaving a number of dead and many more injured, promptin...
19:16, 06/03/2019

SEC probe taps incoming Caesars Entertainment chief Tom Reeg, the soon-to-be head of Caesars Entertainment, has been slapped with a subpoena in a Securities and Exchange Commission trading probe, The Po...
11:00, 09/04/2019

Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny 'in hospital with severe allergic reaction' after Moscow protest Russia's most prominent opposition figure Alexei Navalny has been admitted to hospital after suffering a serious allergic reaction while in jail, his ...
18:16, 07/28/2019

Detroit police chief faces backlash over neo-Nazi protest at Pride event James Craig was criticized after officers escorted National Socialist Movement members who carried weapons at Motor City PrideDetroit’s black police c...
08:48, 06/14/2019

Violent Protest Against Delhi Temple Demolition, Bhim Army Chief Detained A protest by Dalits against the demolition of a Ravidas temple in the Tughlakabad area of South Delhi turned violent on Wednesday night, leaving sever...
23:48, 08/21/2019

| Algeria's ex-police chief detained in corruption probe - state TV Algeria's former police chief Abdelghani Hamel has been placed in provisional detention over alleged "diversion of funds and illicit enrichment", stat...
23:16, 07/05/2019

U.N. chief calls for independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible for...
21:16, 06/14/2019

Top Court Refuses Plea For CBI Probe Into Murder Of UP Bar Council Chief The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to entertain a plea seeking a CBI probe into the recent killing of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Singh...
03:32, 06/26/2019

Top Court To Hear Plea For Probe Over "Conspiracy" Against Chief Justice The Supreme Court Monday said a plea seeking direction to CBI to lodge an FIR into alleged conspiracy to fix Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi in a ...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Plea In Supreme Court To Probe "Conspiracy" Against Chief Justice A lawyer Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking a direction to CBI to register a plea into alleged conspiracy to "fix" Chief Justice of India (CJI) R...
20:48, 04/30/2019

Uzbek chief prosecutor sacked over graft probe: report Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has sacked Prosecutor General Otabek Murodov after he was targeted in a corruption probe, news website Gazeta.uz qu...
15:48, 06/21/2019

UN human rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political ...
10:16, 06/20/2019

Indian opposition Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi concedes loss of his parliamentary seat in Modi’s BJP election sweep NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian opposition Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi concedes loss of his parliamentary seat in Modi’s BJP election sweep....
16:48, 05/23/2019

David Ortiz hires former Boston police chief to probe his shooting Retired Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has hired a former Boston police commissioner to investigate the shooting that nearly left him dead in his native ...
17:48, 08/26/2019

Fiat Chrysler sales chief files whistleblower suit over SEC probe Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' U.S. sales chief Reid Bigland sued the Italian-American automaker claiming the company opted to withhold 90% of his 2018 co...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Indian woman accusing chief justice of harassment quits probe A woman who accused the chief justice of India's Supreme Court of sexual harassment said on Tuesday she would no longer participate in the proceedings...
00:32, 05/01/2019

Important To Know Truth: UN Chief Pushes For Probe Of Gulf Tanker Attacks UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday pressed for an investigation to establish those responsible for a spate of suspected attacks on oil ta...
21:16, 06/14/2019

Former UEFA chief Michel Platini questioned in Qatar World Cup probe Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained for questioning by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of t...
13:32, 06/18/2019

U.S. antitrust chief says past enforcement could presage new probe of current digital giants The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and AT&T decades ago can help lay the groundwor...
01:16, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Fiat Chrysler sales chief files whistleblower suit over SEC probe Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' U.S. sales chief Reid Bigland sued the Italian-American automaker claiming the company opted to withhold 90% of his 2018 co...
02:16, 06/06/2019

Probe Agency Attaches Assets Of Ex-Haryana Chief Minister's Close Aides The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday said it has attached over a dozen industrial plots, allocated to "close" associates of former Haryana chief mi...
22:48, 08/29/2019

Olympics: Japan's Yamashita appointed chief as Takeda resigns in graft probe The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) picked former Olympic judo champion Yasuhiro Yamashita as its new chief after the resignation of Tsunekazu Takeda...
17:16, 06/27/2019

Chief Minister Orders Probe, 4 Lakh Compensation As Surat Fire Kills 18 Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today ordered an investigation into the massive fire tragedy in Gujarat's Surat. A massive fire broke out at a coa...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid con...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Acting DHS chief launches probe into 'disturbing & inexcusable' Border Patrol social media posts Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said Wednesday that he has launched an “immediate investigation” into what he called “disturbing & ...
18:16, 07/03/2019

Sudan's sovereign council declares state of emergency in Port Sudan Sudan's newly-created sovereign council formally declared a state of emergency in the city of Port Sudan on Sunday, following tribal clashes that poli...
23:48, 08/25/2019

Sudan dispatch: Bullets, Tear Gas and Love: Romance Blooms in the Midst of Sudan Protests After decades of rule under a dictator, a wave of exuberance has rippled across Sudan’s capital, the young are reveling in newfound freedoms — to spea...
14:32, 05/03/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech This Friday, we cover: Ebola in central Africa still not declared an international emergency, by the World Health Organization; looming famine in Sout...
02:00, 06/15/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allegat...
04:16, 05/16/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Libya ‘war crime’ attack, Sudan, Myanmar rights violations continue, ‘xenophobia’ in Assam, South Sudan update In the news this Wednesday: “Outraged” Guterres demands independent inquiry into fatal Libya migrant centre airstrike; Violence and broken promises in...
21:32, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong chief's 'bill is dead' pledge fails to satisfy protest leaders Protest leaders have vowed to keep up pressure on Hong Kong's administration despite its leader today declaring that a highly contentious extradition ...
13:00, 07/09/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education in Africa, Sudan flash-floods, WHO on Ebola, spike in South Sudan violence, Rwanda, Uganda move to normalize relations A recap of Friday’s stories: Education under fire in Central and Western Africa; Sudan flash-floods wreak havoc; Ebola outbreak spreads, albeit with f...
22:00, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters in a bid to block a debate on a highly controversial law that would allow e...
07:16, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protest: debate on extradition bill delayed after tens of thousands of people protest – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaFull...
06:16, 06/12/2019

Robert Vadra May Hamper Probe If Allowed To Travel To Spain: Probe Agency The Enforcement Directorate told a Delhi court on Thursday that Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, may hamper the probe if a...
04:32, 09/13/2019

Heathrow Airport drone protest: Environmental activists will go ahead with week-long protest to disrupt flights with toy drones, airport says Climate change activists are going ahead with their plan to cause major disruption at Heathrow Airport by flying toy drones in a week-long protest, th...
20:48, 08/30/2019

The E92 BMW M3 GTS Demands Respect Time passes in a very strange way if you don’t pay attention to it. If you’d asked me this morning what year the E92 BMW M3 GTS was released, I’d prob...
08:48, 05/07/2019

Inside the Crackdown in Kashmir A week after India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy and imposed a communications blackout, we spent Eid in Srinagar, where security forces are stoppin...
19:00, 08/14/2019

Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ouste...
23:16, 06/07/2019

31 foreign nationals busted in ICE crackdown Federal officials nabbed 31 foreign nationals in New York for U.S. immigration laws in a five-day crackdown. Nearly all of those picked up by Immigrat...
19:16, 05/26/2019

U.S. demands $12.7 billion in judgment against 'El Chapo' U.S. authorities said on Friday they were seeking a court order requiring Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to forfeit $12.7 billion followi...
04:00, 07/06/2019

| Southgate demands even more from 'devastating' England England manager Gareth Southgate insists his side must improve on "obvious" defensive errors after being bailed out by another devastating attacking d...
09:32, 09/11/2019

Dog has very specific demands for burger from NYC restaurant A chef at an upscale restaurant in New York City found himself cooking for a surprisingly picky customer: a dog. A photo of the order was shared to Tw...
01:48, 06/01/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN cl...
02:48, 08/01/2019

Former protesters recount 1989's crackdown Thirty years ago, Dong Shengkun was a 28-year-old worker at a printing factory who listened to students' speeches at the Tiananmen Square and joi...
19:00, 05/31/2019

Mexico Detains More Migrants as Crackdown Steps Up ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities reinforced efforts over the weekend to deter Central Americans and others from crossing Mexico to reach the U...
07:00, 06/24/2019

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operatio...
07:32, 06/27/2019

Muslims celebrate Eid despite severe crackdown in Kashmir The Muslim celebration of Eid-al-Adha was held in the India-administered region of Kashmir Sunday, without its traditional autonomy for the first time...
00:48, 08/13/2019

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media giant...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Democrats defy Waters on Ex-Im Bank crackdown House Democrats are poised to challenge a deal negotiated by Rep. Maxine Waters that would impose new restrictions on the Export-Import Bank, the firs...
17:32, 06/21/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, a...
09:32, 06/14/2019

Russian crackdown on protesters seen as intimidation tactic MOSCOW — In just a few days, Sergei Abanichev was arrested, thrown in jail and charged with a crime that could keep him behind bars for up to eight ye...
03:48, 09/03/2019

Germany’s Merkel urges crackdown on far-right extremists Chancellor Angela Merkel said the German government is “very, very serious” about fighting far-right extremism after a man with anti-migrant views all...
16:32, 06/22/2019

Emissions Crackdown Fuels Palladium Rally Rising anxiety about the world economy has sent gold on a stellar run. But the haven has been left in the dust by one of its precious-metal peers: pal...
17:48, 07/04/2019

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega's government and two prominent journalists were freed from prison Tuesday ahead of a Jun...
20:48, 06/11/2019

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German...
13:16, 06/22/2019

U.S. lawmakers, regulators advance crackdown on robocalls The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 25 state and local agencies on Tuesday unveiled a crackdown on robocalls as a congressional panel approved...
00:32, 06/26/2019

Inside China’s Surveillance Crackdown on Uyghurs In Xinjiang, northwest China, the government is cracking down on the minority Muslim Uyghur population, keeping them under constant surveillance and t...
16:16, 05/09/2019

Church wants more vigorous crackdown on Sri Lankan Islamists The Catholic church in Sri Lanka says the government should crack down on Islamists with more vigor "as if on war footing" in the aftermath of the Eas...
12:16, 04/29/2019

“Operation Call It Quits” – Robocall Crackdown The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on robocalls. “Our message is simple: it’s time to call it quits,” Bureau of Consumer ...
03:16, 06/26/2019

India tightens Kashmir crackdown with curfew Indian police have clashed with Shiite mourners at banned religious processions in Kashmir. Indian authorities have warned residents "not to venture o...
04:48, 09/09/2019

Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyberscam crackdown Federal authorities arrested hundreds of people worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, the U...
04:32, 09/12/2019

The political jostling behind Tory internet crackdown Online harms white paper fuses work of DCMS and Home Office, led by PM hopeful Sajid JavidSajid Javid’s warning social media companies face “serious c...
08:00, 05/02/2019

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' policy Defence minister Wei Fenghe dismisses criticism that the incident was not handled properlyChina has defended the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on student...
13:32, 06/02/2019

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar's...
08:32, 06/18/2019

Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen and...
21:48, 06/19/2019

Woman arrested for CBD oil at Disney demands apology A 69-year-old woman is demanding an apology for her arrest at a Walt Disney World security checkpoint last month after a guard found CBD oil while sea...
20:32, 05/14/2019

Siggraph 2019 showed why wireless VR all but demands 5G or Wi-Fi 6 The annual computer graphics trade show was packed with demos using wired VR headsets, as current-gen Wi-Fi can't deliver acceptable fidelity or laten...
20:48, 08/02/2019

Jeremy Hunt warns PM not to bow to Labour demands Theresa May has been warned that bowing to Labour demands could see her lose the support of more Tory MPs for her Brexit deal than she gains in opposi...
13:48, 04/30/2019

French far-right makes big demands on Macron after small win If French far-right leader Marine Le Pen gets her wish, her National Rally party, victorious in the European Parliament election, will force a dissolu...
19:32, 05/27/2019

| Lopez demands 'respect' after slapping Giro fan Miguel Angel Lopez blasted lax security on the Giro d'Italia after he slapped a spectator who caused him to crash on the 20th and penultimate stage of...
09:16, 06/02/2019

Asshole Being Considered For Immigration Czar Sure Has a Lot of Demands President Trump has been considering the creation of a bullshit new position, “immigration czar,” to oversee the administration’s wide ranging abuses ...
01:48, 05/21/2019

G7: Trump's demands for Russia's readmission cause row in Biarritz US president argues Putin should be included in discussions on Iran, Syria and North KoreaDonald Trump has rowed with his fellow G7 leaders over his d...
23:48, 08/25/2019

Pensions watchdog demands £50m from Philip Green Pensions watchdogs are demanding that Sir Philip Green hands another £50m to the retirement scheme of his Arcadia retail empire to avert its coll...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Arm rolls out new mobile IP suite to handle 5G demands The Cortex-A77 CPU delivers 20 percent performance improvement over Cortex-A76 devices, while the Mali-G77 GPU is designed to deliver high-end graphic...
07:16, 05/27/2019

Xi has list of demands to settle US-China trade war Chinese President Xi Jinping during the upcoming G20 summit will hand President Trump a list of terms that he wants met in order to settle a rocky tra...
21:48, 06/27/2019

North Korea demands UN reduce aid staff Despite facing an acute food shortage, North Korea has said it wants a reduction in UN aid, claiming "hostile forces" have made aid programs ineffecti...
09:32, 09/06/2019

Schumer demands investigation into Tubman $20 delay Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is asking federal investigators to probe why the Trump administration postponed recreating the $20 bill with abol...
02:00, 06/20/2019

BJP Demands Withdrawal Of Arvind Kejriwal's Security BJP's Delhi unit on Sunday wrote to the city police demanding withdrawal of Arvind Kejriwal's security cover after the chief minister alleged that he ...
13:16, 05/19/2019

Dutch lawmakers step up tax demands on multinationals Dutch lawmakers have launched an inquiry into how to make multinationals pay their fair share of tax, after public criticism that government reforms d...
15:00, 06/12/2019

| US demands El Chapo forfeit $12.7bn in drug money Prosecutors say they were seeking $12.7bn from convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, based on a conservative estimate of revenues ...
18:49, 07/06/2019

Yemen Demands U.A.E.'s Expulsion From Saudi-Led Coalition Yemen’s government accused the United Arab Emirates of supporting separatists in the country and is demanding its expulsion from a Saudi Arabia-led co...
02:16, 08/23/2019

China made 3 demands to end the trade war, only one of them is legit Thomas Peter/Reuters One sticking point of China's in the trade war is the amount of US goods the Trump administration wants China to buy. This is a ...
23:16, 05/13/2019

Schumer demands Grubhub CEO refund all overcharges Sen. Chuck Schumer has been in talks with the chief executive of Grubhub over bogus fees the food-delivery giant has been charging restaurants nationw...
00:16, 07/23/2019

Demands of Far-Right Party Unsettle Artists in Germany The anti-immigrant party Alternative for Germany wants to know the nationalities of artists employed by state theaters, and cultural organizations are...
18:00, 07/19/2019

U.S. to press Pakistan PM on Afghan peace, terrorism crackdown U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to press Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for help on ending the war in Afghanistan and fighting militants wh...
00:16, 07/22/2019

Crackdown On Immigrant Families To Start Sunday, Says Trump A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming t...
03:00, 07/13/2019

Vanuatu to ban disposable nappies in plastics crackdown: 'We had no choice' Nation suffering disproportionately from climate emergency to phase in ban, believed to be world first, by DecemberIt is but a tiny speck in the Pacif...
12:00, 06/22/2019

Crackdown on immigrant families to start Sunday, Trump says A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming t...
00:32, 07/13/2019

Trump EPA rolls back Obama’s coal crackdown Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler on Wednesday finalized the agency’s plan for replacing Obama-era regulations on emissions...
20:00, 06/19/2019

Trump pushes on with immigration crackdown despite legal hurdles U.S. President Donald Trump's administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border on Monday, defending in ...
04:32, 07/23/2019

Moscow couple shaken but defiant after police crackdown Images of a young Moscow couple being beaten in a police crackdown against protesters have spread on Russian social media, and they say the violence h...
18:16, 07/31/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to l...
18:16, 05/22/2019

46 ice cream trucks seized in New York City crackdown The city accused ice cream truck operators of evading nearly $4.5 million in fines and violating traffic laws for more than a decade.   ...
18:48, 06/06/2019

YouTube issues sitewide crackdown on ‘hateful’ videos YouTube will yank down and ban “hateful” and “supremacist” videos — including those that deny violent, well-documented events ...
20:32, 06/05/2019

De Blasio gets hotel union endorsement after Airbnb crackdown Mayor Bill de Blasio gained his first major endorsement in his quixotic presidential quest from the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council — followin...
19:48, 06/05/2019

2020 Democrats fume at DNC over debate criteria crackdown With the deadline to qualify for next month’s third round of Democratic presidential debates closing in, the Democratic National Committee is facing a...
22:16, 08/26/2019

El Salvador eyes crackdown on gangs over killings of police SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s new National Police chief says he has been ordered to crack down on gangs in the face of rising a...
01:00, 06/13/2019

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights b...
09:00, 06/17/2019

| Scores of DRC media 'closed' in crackdown: rights group Dozens of media outlets have been shut down in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the latest crackdown against journalists, a local media rights grou...
11:00, 09/04/2019

U.S. might blacklist China's Hikvision over Uighur crackdown: source The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision over the country's treatment of its Uighur M...
19:32, 05/22/2019

China scapegoats US to set stage for Hong Kong crackdown China is accusing the United States of orchestrating the Hong Kong protests to set the stage for a military crackdown, a rhetorical tactic that harden...
04:00, 08/15/2019

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese polic...
15:32, 07/12/2019

Death toll rises to 60 following Sudanese crackdown on protesters The death toll rose to 60 Tuesday following Sudanese troops having used live fire the day before to break up months-long protests for civil rule in th...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Deportee tried to re-enter US with boy not his son, ICE says amid child-smuggling crackdown A Honduran man who had been deported in 2013 was charged with alien smuggling in Texas last week for trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with a 6-m...
12:48, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown The U.S. Supreme Court granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications...
03:48, 09/12/2019

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new...
17:32, 05/22/2019

FTC crackdown targets operations responsible for one billion robocalls The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its law enforcement partners are cracking down on robocallers. Today, the FTC announced that it's filed 94...
20:48, 06/25/2019

Mystery American gets caught up in Hong Kong crackdown Video of the arrest by Hong Kong police of a man who appeared to an American went viral Saturday as social media users publicized the violence that ac...
04:48, 09/01/2019

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown Mexico's foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the weekend "rescue" of nearly ...
22:48, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Sudanese protesters defiant after army crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on aftermath of Sudanese military crackdown on protest sit-in (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Thousands of Sudanese pr...
13:16, 06/04/2019

U.S. to kick off migrant crackdown on Sunday: Washington Post U.S. immigration authorities plan to launch on Sunday a sweeping effort to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally, th...
01:48, 06/22/2019

Venture-Capital Stalwart Fights Crypto Crackdown Andreessen Horowitz, a venture-capital firm known for early investments in companies including Facebook, is putting up a fight against Washington’s cr...
13:32, 09/02/2019

281 alleged email scammers arrested in global crackdown The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that 281 suspects had been arrested around the world in connection with email scams and wire transfer frau...
08:33, 09/11/2019

Google cuts off Huawei after Trump administration crackdown The suspension amounts to a major blow to the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker, which will no longer receive access and support for ...
22:32, 05/20/2019

PM targets drugs, weapons and phones in prison crackdown Prisons must not be "factories for making bad people worse", Boris Johnson has warned, as he announced £100m investment to boost security and cut...
09:48, 08/13/2019

Trump's Immigration Crackdown Is Curiously Sparing the Bosses Let’s say you’re a piece of shit who wants to reduce the number of undocumented immigrants in this country, for whatever dumbass reason—just pure raci...
03:32, 06/01/2019

'Everyone gets paid': Mexico’s migration networks are thriving despite crackdown President López Obrador says new immigration plan is working, but huge numbers of people still travel north – aided by smugglers’ bribesMario Rosales ...
00:17, 09/13/2019

LIRR employees refusing to work overtime after MTA crackdown Hundreds of Long Island Rail Road workers are refusing to work overtime shifts this weekend to protest the MTA’s crackdown on OT abuse, accordin...
00:16, 05/11/2019

German state vows crackdown on criminal clans Intimidation, coercion, assault: clan crime is "not petty crime," according to the interior minister of Germany's most populous state. The problem had...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Stephen Miller flexes policy might with new asylum crackdown The White House move this week to crackdown on asylum fraud is the latest example of top aide Stephen Miller’s influence on President Trump’s trademar...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Huawei founder: US crackdown will cost the company $30 billion Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years. ...
14:16, 06/17/2019

Mexico’s crackdown on migrants sends some heading south Mexico’s efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory is showing some bite as some people turn around to head south in the face of ...
21:48, 06/17/2019

‘What is our crime?’: Detentions of politicians deepen crackdown in Kashmir To maintain control in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to revoke autonomy for Muslim-majority Kashmir, India has sent thousands of...
00:16, 08/13/2019

Arrests Jump In China's Xinjiang Amid Crackdown The number of people arrested and imprisoned in China's Xinjiang skyrocketed in 2017, according to official data, as Beijing tightens its grip on the ...
01:48, 09/03/2019

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise s...
23:00, 07/05/2019

Kashmir police say thousands detained in crackdown in region Authorities say thousands of people, mostly young male protesters, have been arrested and detained in Indian-administered Kashmir amid an ongoing comm...
20:16, 08/20/2019

U.S. Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum...
02:00, 09/12/2019

Trial of Armenia’s ex-president opens over police crackdown YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A court in Armenia has opened a trial of the country’s former president on charges stemming from a deadly police crackdo...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Church urges more vigorous crackdown on Sri Lankan militants The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka has urged the government to crack down on Islamic extremists with more vigor “as if on war footing” in the aftermath ...
12:48, 04/29/2019

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "cor...
10:16, 06/02/2019

Hundreds arrested US-Nigeria crackdown on cyber scams US and Nigerian authorities have dismantled multiple groups running so-called business email compromise schemes. The online scams led to $1.3 billion ...
04:02, 09/11/2019

Trial of Armenia's ex-president opens over police crackdown A court in Armenia has opened a trial of the country's former president on charges stemming from a deadly police crackdown on a demonstration a decade...
17:32, 05/13/2019

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, internati...
19:16, 07/10/2019

30 Years Since The Deadly Tiananmen Crackdown, US Calls It "Heroic" In China the Communist Party made sure the anniversary remained a distant memory, detaining several activists in the run-up to June 4 while popular li...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Central Americans pursue US dream despite Mexico crackdown SAN MARCOS, Guatemala (AP) — A near-death experience in the Arizona desert a year ago won’t deter Francisco Pérez from another attempt to migrat...
22:16, 06/10/2019

Eel smuggling arrests rise 50% in Europe-wide crackdown Europol says about 15m of the creatures were seized last year in trade worth €3bn annuallyThe number of arrests for the smuggling of eels in Europe ha...
03:16, 06/28/2019

Twitter’s crackdown on bots and abuse is finally paying off Twitter’s stock soared nearly 10 percent after the social network said moves to ban bots and bad actors are luring new users and advertisers. The San ...
06:16, 07/28/2019

Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyber scam crackdown Hundreds of people were arrested worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, federal authorities ...
19:00, 09/11/2019

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rig...
05:16, 06/17/2019

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses...
02:00, 06/08/2019

| Nigerian boy stages own kidnap, demands father pay ransom A 15-year-old Nigerian boy has been arrested for demanding a ransom from his father after staging his own kidnap with his friends in central city of J...
23:32, 08/16/2019

After El Paso Attack, Mexico Demands Protections for Mexicans in the U.S. The foreign minister said Mexico would take “effective, immediate and blunt legal action” to protect Mexican Americans and Mexicans living in the U.S....
08:48, 08/05/2019

| UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against h...
22:16, 05/15/2019

UK energy watchdog demands answers after major power cut Outage caused travel chaos and cut electricity to almost 1m people in England and WalesThe energy watchdog, Ofgem, is demanding answers from the Natio...
00:48, 08/11/2019

Eric Garner’s mom demands cop’s firing during de Blasio meeting “For the family, no part of the justice process has provided any satisfaction or closure,” de Blasio admitted in a statement. “In effect, they feel th...
04:32, 07/19/2019

BJP Says Trinamool Leaders "Have Lost Their Mind", Demands Re-Polling The BJP on Sunday accused the Trinamool Congress (TMC) of widespread violence in the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal, and demande...
23:16, 05/19/2019

China disputes it ever agreed to US demands in trade deal Chinese officials disputed Monday they ever agreed to the "extravagant demands" the U.S. requested as part of a trade deal and said that further talks...
02:48, 05/21/2019

Top U.S. lawmaker demands answers in Jeffrey Epstein's death A top U.S. lawmaker joined the chorus of officials demanding answers from the Bureau of Prisons over the apparent suicide of Jeffrey Epstein in federa...
12:48, 08/13/2019

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its "colonial administration" of the Chagos Archipelago, which includes ...
21:16, 05/22/2019

Mayawati Demands Justice From BJP For UP's Sonbhadra Clash Victims Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati Friday accused both the BJP and the Congress of continued "harassment of tribals" and demanded justice for the ...
19:32, 07/19/2019

Watchdog demands answers as power cut causes chaos across Britain Energy regulators on Saturday demanded an urgent report from the operator of Britain's electricity grid into what caused a power cut that led to chaos...
18:48, 08/10/2019

Poland demands reaction over assault of ambassador to Israel WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s foreign ministry says it has summoned Israel’s ambassador to the country to explain why the Polish ambassad...
11:16, 05/15/2019

China blames U.S. for trade dispute, says demands were unacceptable The statement from the Cabinet spokesman's office said that China has kept its word throughout 11 rounds of talks and will honour its commitments if a...
10:00, 06/02/2019

Trump officials clash with Congress over hearing demands A series of battles between Trump administration officials and congressional Democrats escalated over the weekend as one high-profile Cabinet member t...
16:16, 04/29/2019

My husband was a sperm donor. Now the mother is making demands The adults here seem to have made a mess of the situation by failing to set clear boundaries, says Annalisa BarbieriSome years ago, my husband donated...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Swiss government demands clarifications from the EU in treaty talks The Swiss government is demanding clarification from the European Union on several issues before it signs off on a draft treaty, it said on Friday, ri...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Cramer: Don't expect the Fed to bow to Trump's interest rates demands Jim Cramer on Thursday called it a "lunatic theory" to think that Fed Chair Jerome Powell should have gone along with President Donald Trump's ca...
14:16, 05/03/2019

US Demands El Chapo Forfeit $12.7 Billion In Drug Money Prosecutors on Friday said they were seeking $12.7 billion from convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, based on a conservative esti...
03:00, 07/06/2019

Rights group demands Egyptian juvenile not be executed CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International is demanding that Egypt not execute a man arrested at age 17 ahead of an anticipated death sentence. The rights gro...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Airbus demands chance to bid for IAG's surprise Boeing 737 MAX order Airbus called on Thursday for a chance to compete for a blockbuster plane order by British Airways owner IAG, which stunned industry executives at thi...
23:16, 06/20/2019

'They said we used cheddar!': chef demands removal from Michelin Guide Marc Veyrat of Le Maison des Bois said he had been depressed for months after losing a coveted star following ‘amateur’ inspection Knives are being sh...
22:00, 07/11/2019

| Afghanistan loya jirga demands 'immediate and permanent' ceasefire A historic "loya jirga" peace summit in Kabul ended with delegates from across Afghanistan demanding an immediate and permanent ceasefire, and Preside...
00:00, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong protesters won’t give up their demands Heavy rain is falling on tens of thousands of umbrella-ready protesters as they start marching from a packed park in central Hong Kong, where mass pro...
10:48, 08/18/2019

Senate demands answers from Amazon over Ring surveillance Ring's controversial "Neighbors" surveillance network and cozy relationship with police departments has drawn the eye US lawmakers. In a letter t...
19:32, 09/06/2019

Congress Demands Facebook Put Brakes on Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is off to a rocky start. After announcing Libra last month, U.S. lawmakers were none too thrilled given the social med...
07:16, 07/04/2019

Trump Calls on Britain to ‘Walk Away’ if E.U. Does Not Concede to Its Demands President Trump subverted diplomatic norms in a newspaper interview, also suggesting that the far-right populist Nigel Farage be sent in to negotiate....
06:16, 06/02/2019

No-cook crushed tomato sauce is just what pan pizza demands When I set out to bake my first Detroit-style pan pizza, I followed Perfect Pan Pizza author Peter Reinhart’s advice to the letter. I didn’t want my c...
17:48, 06/03/2019

Another Florida city gives in to hackers’ demands and pays $460,000 ransom Florida municipalities are proving to be a juicy and lucrative target these days for hackers who’ve been launching cyber attacks on computer sys...
21:32, 06/28/2019

French demands challenge FCA-Renault deal push Talks on Fiat Chrysler's proposed merger with Renault became mired in politics on Monday, as France sought more concessions to maintain government inf...
00:48, 06/04/2019

Investor group demands changes to Uber's board ahead of IPO Investor group CtW called for the removal of John Thain from Uber's board and said the board's composition "falls short of best practices."...
11:16, 05/02/2019

Group of Hong Kong activists says will not back down on demands: TV A group of activists dressed in the Hong Kong protest uniform of masks and hard hats held a widely televised news conference Tuesday and urged the cit...
11:48, 08/06/2019

EU banks worry about dividends as capital demands jump Major European Union banks face a collective shortfall of 135 billion euros ($153 billion) to meet global capital requirements by 2027, meaning they m...
11:32, 07/03/2019

Comptroller demands Mark Zuckerberg make big changes at Facebook ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg demanding big changes in corporate governance. D...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Chicago mayor demands resignation of indicted alderman CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling on a longtime Chicago alderman to resign after a federal indictment accused him of racketeering...
03:48, 05/31/2019

AT&T Faces Demands for Strategy Shift From Hedge Fund Funds like Elliott Management often take small positions in companies they hope to influence, and then try and rally the support of larger investors b...
19:16, 09/09/2019

UK's Nigel Farage demands a seat at Brexit talks Nigel Farage demanded a seat at Brexit negotiations on Monday after his new party swept to victory in the United Kingdom's European Parliament electio...
10:32, 05/27/2019

Iran Demands Return of Tanker Held in Gibraltar Iran demanded the immediate release of one of its tankers impounded with the help of British forces in Gibraltar, an incident that has angered Tehran ...
20:00, 07/05/2019

The science behind Extinction Rebellion’s three climate change demands Ministers are expected to meet with climate protestors next week, but what do they want? Rupert Read, of Extinction Rebellion, explains the group’s de...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Mamata Banerjee Admits "Some Cops" Not Doing Job, BJP Demands Resignation Less than 48 hours after political violence left three people dead at Basirhat and their families claimed that the police had failed to act, Chief Min...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Angela Merkel demands more climate action and less hate The German chancellor told the Bundestag Germany must address climate protection, digitalization, and xenophobia. The opposition accused her of "deind...
02:00, 09/12/2019

House Antitrust Panel Demands Big Tech C.E.O.’s Emails Lawmakers investigating Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google for possible antitrust violations on Friday sent the companies detailed requests for inform...
20:16, 09/13/2019

Pope lashes out at blogging ambassadors, demands obedience VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has demanded obedience from Vatican ambassadors and reminded them of their duties before him, God and the faithful af...
15:16, 06/13/2019

French chef demands withdrawal from Michelin Guide A Michelin star is arguably the greatest accolade that a chef can receive, and celebrated French restaurateur Marc Veyrat had three for his Haute-Savo...
18:16, 07/12/2019

Juul stock values plummet amid federal crackdown Investors of e-cig giant Juul are seeing their stock valuations go up in smoke as the Trump administration gears up to ban the company’s best-selling ...
02:32, 09/14/2019

Putin leads Russian naval parade after crackdown in Moscow President Vladimir Putin has led Russia’s first major naval parade in years the day after a violent police crackdown on anti-government protesters in ...
13:48, 07/28/2019

With Pens, Paper and Motorcycles, Journalists Chronicle Kashmir Crackdown Kashmir’s newspapers, cut off from technology by the Indian government, are rising to the occasion to serve readers desperate for information in the w...
00:48, 08/13/2019

Cuomo announces new crackdown on fare-beaters, transit violence Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a new crackdown on fare evasion and transit violence in the city, with 500 officers sent to police 50 subway sta...
21:16, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada is worried about potential Chinese crackdown on more exports - PM Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday he was concerned that China could broaden its crackdown on Canada's exports, and said he might...
17:32, 06/06/2019

Sudanese Protestors Say 60 People Have Died in This Week’s Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their...
10:48, 06/05/2019

Putin’s Uncertain Future Shadows a Crackdown on Moscow Protests With questions over what will happen when the Russian leader’s term ends in 2024, the Kremlin appears resolved to prevent critics from gaining a polit...
01:16, 08/03/2019

YouTube's channel removals soar following hate speech crackdown YouTube's tougher stance on hate speech has led it to culling much, much more conent than it has in the past. The Google-owned video service has...
18:32, 09/03/2019

Venezuelans rush to Peru border ahead of migration crackdown Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Peru's northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requir...
21:16, 06/14/2019

Sony and Microsoft's loot box crackdown means big changes for 2020 games Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony will require videogame publishers to disclose drop rates for all games that include loot boxes in order to be released on...
17:16, 08/13/2019

Mexico vows to help Central American migrants amid crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country must help Central Americans fleeing poverty and violence. López Obra...
23:48, 06/15/2019

Taiwan calls on China to 'repent' for Tiananmen Square crackdown Taiwan has called on China to "sincerely repent" for the bloody crackdown in Tiananmen Square, as the government remains silent on the 30th anniversar...
12:48, 06/04/2019

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing critici...
03:00, 08/15/2019

Mexico boasts of crackdown but smugglers say migrant flow continues President Amlo says his new immigration plan is working, but huge numbers still travel north – aided by smugglers’ bribesMario Rosales is organising t...
13:00, 09/12/2019

Drug Crackdown In Northern Kentucky Town Nets Indictments DAYTON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say more than 20 people were indicated after a six-month investigation into drug trafficking in a northern Kentucky com...
18:32, 06/22/2019

Vietnam to crackdown on Chinese goods relabelled to beat U.S. tariffs Vietnam has said it will crackdown on goods of Chinese origin illegally relabelled "Made in Vietnam" by exporters seeking to avoid U.S. President Dona...
10:48, 06/10/2019

Vietnam intensifies crackdown on online dissent - Amnesty report Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has se...
08:32, 05/13/2019

Kashmiris allege night terror by Indian troops in crackdown Residents of Kashmir villages say Indian troops conducted acts of violence and intimidation in nighttime raids beginning just before the New Delhi gov...
04:32, 09/11/2019

Vietnam imprisoning more political activists in online crackdown: report HANOI — Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown tha...
22:48, 05/13/2019

Scientists feel chill of crackdown on fetal tissue research WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are feeling the chill of the Trump administration’s crackdown on fetal tissue research. Tissue left over from abort...
18:48, 06/08/2019

De Blasio all talk on crackdown of Times Square’s costumed creeps Mayor Bill de Blasio talked a big game Tuesday about cracking down on Elmo and other costumed creeps harassing tourists and New Yorkers alike in Times...
05:32, 09/11/2019

Trump Eyes Crackdown on Homelessness as Aides Visit California The president is pushing his administration to address surging homelessness in liberal cities he loves to hate, like Los Angeles. But his powers are l...
07:32, 09/11/2019

Juul raises $325 million for global expansion amid US crackdown E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering to speed up its global expansion as US lawmakers seek to crack...
21:00, 08/19/2019

Feds arrest 32 in kickoff of San Francisco drug, crime crackdown Federal officials said Wednesday that 32 people, many of them Honduran nationals, had been arrested in connection with two international operations th...
00:16, 08/08/2019