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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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FROM THE FIELD: Rebuilding Yemen’s future from the ground up The ongoing conflict in Yemen has had a devastating impact on the Gulf country and while UN agencies continue to meet the immediate humanitarian needs...
10:16, 04/28/2019

WFP: Aid to Yemen will be suspended unless Houthi rebels allow access The United Nations World Food Program has warned it would suspend aid to areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels unless its leaders allow unfettere...
11:32, 05/21/2019

UN says civilians targeted in airstrikes on Yemen's capital The U.N. refugee agency says it is "deeply saddened" by the targeting of civilians in recent airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition, which left at leas...
10:16, 05/17/2019

UN says it’s accessed key wheat silos in Yemen’s Hodeida CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. food agency says it has regained access to key grain storage silos in the conflict-ridden Yemeni port city of Hodeida for the fi...
04:32, 05/05/2019

UN monitoring rebel withdrawal from Yemen’s Hodeida The U.N. says it is monitoring the redeployment of rebel forces from three key ports in Yemen after the government dismissed the withdrawal as a “farc...
08:00, 05/12/2019

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

UN monitoring rebel withdrawal from Yemen's Hodeida The U.N. says it is monitoring the redeployment of rebel forces from three key ports in Yemen after the government dismissed the withdrawal as a "farc...
13:48, 05/12/2019

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 th...
05:16, 05/10/2019

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 w...
11:16, 04/28/2019

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 i...
14:48, 05/16/2019

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 measu...
23:32, 05/10/2019

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 t...
15:00, 05/25/2019

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 p...
22:32, 05/08/2019

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 ...
12:48, 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 priv...
08:48, 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 calls...
11:16, 05/15/2019

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 e...
09:32, 05/02/2019

"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 gras...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Daimler's Zetsche steps down pledging cost cuts to boost profit Daimler said its target remains to return Mercedes-Benz Cars, which includes the Mercedes brand and Smart, and Mercedes-Benz Vans to a "profitability ...
04:32, 05/22/2019

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 ...
05:48, 05/14/2019

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 stream...
03:48, 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 safe...
17:00, 05/14/2019

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 inter...
17:32, 05/21/2019

‘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 m...
10:32, 04/28/2019

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. Sev...
13:48, 05/02/2019

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 ...
15:16, 05/11/2019

Senate fails to override Trump veto on Yemen war WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has failed to overturn President Donald Trump’s veto of legislation that would have ended U.S. military assistance ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

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 i...
07:32, 05/14/2019

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 ter...
05:48, 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 governmen...
06:32, 05/01/2019

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 terror...
12:32, 05/16/2019

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 flashpoin...
02:00, 05/11/2019

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 offic...
17:00, 05/10/2019

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 co...
08:00, 05/03/2019

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 loc...
10:00, 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 the...
11:48, 05/20/2019

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 cou...
13:32, 05/03/2019

UN agency threatens to suspend aid to rebel areas in Yemen CAIRO (AP) — 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 measure...
11:48, 05/20/2019

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 Austra...
08:00, 05/22/2019

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 rapp...
10:16, 05/11/2019

‘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 ...
17:48, 05/14/2019

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 o...
07:32, 05/08/2019

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.     ...
14:48, 05/13/2019

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 Trump...
15:48, 05/21/2019

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 displ...
13:48, 05/24/2019

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 ...
17:16, 05/23/2019

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 suns...
16:48, 05/05/2019

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. Mon...
23:32, 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 ...
07:16, 05/21/2019

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 spike...
07:16, 05/21/2019

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 ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

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 caugh...
03:48, 05/09/2019

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-bac...
20:16, 05/15/2019

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 movem...
04:48, 05/16/2019

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 Ye...
20:00, 05/22/2019

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 Na...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Yemen combatants wide apart on sharing vital port revenues Yemen's warring parties on Thursday failed to agree on how to manage revenues from Hodeidah port that could help relieve the urgent humanitarian needs...
12:48, 05/16/2019

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, insecurity...
11:32, 05/20/2019

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 Stephe...
19:16, 05/21/2019

‘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 st...
13:00, 04/28/2019

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 ...
23:32, 05/09/2019

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 t...
10:00, 05/09/2019

US and Palestinians clash over US plan for peace with Israel A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is urging support for the Trump administration’s “vision” — but the top Pa...
18:32, 05/09/2019

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 so...
12:48, 05/07/2019

‘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 repl...
05:00, 05/08/2019

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 Thursday...
12:48, 05/08/2019

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 ...
08:16, 05/21/2019

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 gr...
22:32, 05/20/2019

Saudi-backed Yemen forces attack Houthi sites: Al Arabiya Forces of the internationally recognized Yemeni government, which is backed by a Saudi-led coalition, killed 97 Houthi forces and captured 120 in the ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

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 ...
10:00, 05/11/2019

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 targets...
13:48, 05/19/2019

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....
07:48, 05/20/2019

Fighting grips south Yemen as Saudi coalition bombs capital SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s human rights minister says heavy fighting is underway in the country’s south as rebel Houthis push to gain mor...
04:00, 05/16/2019

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 sev...
10:16, 04/28/2019

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 16...
10:16, 04/28/2019

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. Hundre...
06:32, 05/01/2019

Ukrainian journalist declines Aachen Peace Prize Ruslan Kotsaba has renounced the honor after coming in for criticism for anti-Semitic comments. The journalist had previously distanced himself from t...
08:16, 05/23/2019

Japan's emperor prays for peace in first abdication in 200 years 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 expresse...
11:00, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Survivor of executed serial killer at peace now STARKE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the execution of Florida serial killer Bobby Joe Long (all times local): 8:30 p.m. A woman who survived an assault b...
19:16, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Japan’s Emperor Akihito wishes peace in new era Japan’s Emperor Akihito has expressed his wishes that the new era of his son, Emperor-to-be Naruhito, brings “peace and happiness” to people in Japan ...
03:25, 04/30/2019

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 Presi...
16:16, 05/22/2019

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 aspirations...
07:48, 05/20/2019

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)  &...
04:00, 04/29/2019

Palestinians give cool reception to US peace conference JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinians are giving a cool reception to an American plan to hold a conference next month to unveil the first phase of its Mid...
01:32, 05/20/2019

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 conf...
23:48, 05/19/2019

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 ...
14:32, 05/19/2019

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 cen...
18:48, 05/19/2019

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. troo...
01:32, 05/23/2019

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 ...
09:16, 05/03/2019

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 atte...
14:00, 04/29/2019

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 stu...
19:16, 04/29/2019

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 America...
09:32, 05/01/2019

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....
06:16, 05/09/2019

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 rul...
19:48, 05/22/2019

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 Saudi...
15:48, 05/14/2019

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-contr...
13:00, 05/20/2019

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 Security...
11:32, 05/15/2019

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 th...
10:16, 04/28/2019

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 assistan...
14:16, 05/02/2019

Senate fails to override Trump’s veto of resolution demanding end to U.S. involvement in Yemen war The measure represented a bipartisan rebuke of the president’s continued embrace of Saudi Arabia, which leads the coalition targeting Iranian-backed r...
13:48, 05/02/2019

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 Arabia-led coal...
13:00, 05/02/2019

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 ...
09:16, 05/13/2019

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 Lea...
04:32, 05/23/2019

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 an...
22:00, 05/13/2019

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 reminiscence...
16:32, 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 v...
05:32, 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 expresse...
03:30, 04/30/2019

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 on...
12:48, 05/06/2019

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 negotiation...
06:32, 04/29/2019

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 conf...
07:48, 05/20/2019

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 ...
05:48, 05/03/2019

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, t...
10:00, 05/20/2019

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 wi...
19:32, 05/20/2019

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 Un...
22:00, 05/21/2019

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 ...
22:32, 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 m...
08:00, 05/10/2019

U.S., Bahrain to Host Economic Forum in Mideast Peace Push The Trump administration is inviting government officials and business leaders from the Middle East and Europe to Bahrain next month to discuss econom...
18:16, 05/19/2019

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.        ...
16:16, 05/02/2019

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 da...
10:16, 04/28/2019

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 Hout...
11:00, 05/14/2019

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, ...
07:32, 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 agenc...
11:16, 05/17/2019

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 col...
23:48, 05/03/2019

South Sudan rivals agree on 6-month extension in peace deal South Sudan's once-warring parties on Friday agreed to delay key next steps in a fragile peace deal by six months after the main opposition warned it ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

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, c...
10:32, 04/28/2019

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 roy...
07:00, 05/13/2019

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 peace...
20:00, 05/02/2019

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.   ...
12:16, 05/15/2019

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 ...
19:00, 05/12/2019

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 fiscal...
05:48, 05/20/2019

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 ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

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 ...
05:48, 05/03/2019

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 th...
05:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. crafting surrender plan, not peace deal: Palestinian foreign minister The United States seems to be crafting a plan for a Palestinian surrender to Israel instead of a peace deal, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Mal...
18:00, 05/09/2019

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 i...
18:32, 05/08/2019

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 peace...
15:32, 05/19/2019

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 expresse...
03:30, 04/30/2019

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 interna...
03:16, 05/25/2019

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 ...
11:00, 04/28/2019

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 ...
10:48, 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 cam...
17:00, 05/09/2019

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 als...
23:48, 05/08/2019

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 the...
05:00, 05/14/2019

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; updates...
20:48, 05/14/2019

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.  ...
11:16, 05/02/2019

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.        ...
03:16, 05/01/2019

U.S., Taliban resume talks as Afghan government seeks role in peace process American and Taliban officials resumed talks in Qatar to end a 17-year war in Afghanistan on Wednesday while the Afghan government hosted a rare assem...
04:32, 05/01/2019

'This is historic': How Nipsey Hussle's death inspired peace talks among rival LA gangs As the city mourned the rapper, local gang members saw an opportunity to unite longstanding rivals. But some fear any truce will be short-livedDays af...
06:32, 05/01/2019

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 spe...
20:00, 05/02/2019

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)...
07:32, 05/25/2019

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 the...
21:00, 05/02/2019

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 st...
22:00, 05/19/2019

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 internation...
14:48, 05/19/2019

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 natio...
14:16, 05/18/2019

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 perc...
07:32, 05/25/2019

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 Tr...
15:00, 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 eig...
10:16, 04/28/2019

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 acr...
11:00, 04/28/2019

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 chief...
17:16, 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 i...
12:32, 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, the...
15:16, 05/15/2019

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, th...
13:32, 04/28/2019

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 stabil...
13:00, 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" acceptabl...
16:32, 05/24/2019

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 prev...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Pompeo tells Russia to make peace with Ukraine, free captured Ukrainian sailors U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said after talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that he had told Moscow to free a group of detained U...
10:32, 05/14/2019

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 on...
10:48, 05/01/2019

'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 S...
23:00, 04/28/2019

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 Rel...
11:16, 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 poll...
16:16, 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,...
10:16, 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 aggression’...
05:16, 05/14/2019

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. ...
11:32, 04/29/2019

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 ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

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, help...
12:32, 04/28/2019

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 ran...
03:48, 05/23/2019

| 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 Highlande...
01:16, 05/24/2019

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 ...
05:32, 04/29/2019

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 collap...
18:48, 05/12/2019

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, underlini...
11:16, 04/28/2019

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 w...
16:16, 05/07/2019

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 contr...
19:32, 05/09/2019

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 New...
14:16, 05/09/2019

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 ...
15:16, 05/14/2019

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 countries...
11:00, 04/28/2019

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 i...
11:00, 05/10/2019

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 cult...
19:16, 05/02/2019

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 live...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Japan urges traditional order for Japanese names TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government wants the world to begin using the country’s traditional order for Japanese names, with family names first...
08:00, 05/22/2019

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 potent...
01:48, 05/03/2019

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....
09:00, 05/16/2019

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. G...
06:32, 05/01/2019

Maryland official urges divesting from Alabama over abortion ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s comptroller says he’s urging the state’s pension system to divest itself from Alabama-based compani...
05:32, 05/17/2019

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 ...
07:16, 05/21/2019

| 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 transf...
15:00, 05/09/2019

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 ...
16:00, 05/20/2019

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. Forecast...
08:00, 05/22/2019

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 avo...
13:16, 05/25/2019

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 a...
10:16, 05/25/2019

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 headqua...
08:16, 05/14/2019

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after security breach Facebook's WhatsApp urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app after reporting that users might be vulnerable to having...
07:00, 05/14/2019

UN urges worldwide withdrawal of support for Myanmar military World must ‘cut off money supply’ to commanders accused of war crimes and genocide against Rohingya, say investigatorsThe international community must...
16:00, 05/14/2019

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 resoluti...
14:16, 05/07/2019

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressur...
00:00, 05/24/2019

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,...
21:16, 05/18/2019

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 ...
06:32, 05/19/2019

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 p...
11:00, 05/14/2019

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 ...
05:00, 04/29/2019

US commerce secretary urges India to open markets further NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says American technologies and expertise can play an important role in developing India’s e...
06:00, 05/07/2019

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 potent...
06:00, 05/03/2019

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 Minister...
02:16, 05/07/2019

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 pac...
19:48, 05/21/2019

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 Tower...
06:00, 05/08/2019

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. Ties...
10:48, 05/05/2019

Libyan commander urges troops to press fight to take Tripoli CAIRO (AP) — A Libyan army commander whose forces are advancing on Tripoli is rallying his fighters on, despite U.N. calls for a weeklong cease-fire. ...
03:16, 05/06/2019

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 Ca...
04:00, 05/03/2019

‘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 instab...
11:16, 04/28/2019

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 ...
05:16, 05/24/2019

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 field...
12:32, 04/28/2019

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 at...
15:16, 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 ...
10:32, 05/22/2019

Pelosi urges Dems against impeachment as caucus grows restless Speaker Nancy Pelosi appealed to House Democrats Wednesday to hold off on beginning impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, but she fa...
09:32, 05/22/2019

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 Vene...
11:00, 04/30/2019

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 Lavro...
12:16, 05/01/2019

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 li...
12:32, 05/02/2019

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 No...
22:32, 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 Barna...
20:48, 05/20/2019

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. sum...
11:32, 05/24/2019

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 ...
06:00, 05/13/2019

UN urges enforcement of Libyan arms embargo to curb fighting UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging all countries to implement an arms embargo against Libya, saying preventing the pro...
17:32, 05/17/2019

WhatsApp urges users to act after confirming cyber surveillance attack Cyber attackers were able to install spyware on WhatsApp through its voice call function, even if the user didn't pick up the call, the company has co...
02:00, 05/14/2019

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 fut...
12:32, 05/09/2019

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 enc...
22:16, 05/13/2019

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 Eu...
16:48, 05/13/2019

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 Engla...
18:00, 05/09/2019

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 after...
13:48, 05/13/2019

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 Rus...
21:32, 05/12/2019

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 Thu...
07:16, 05/16/2019

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 ...
08:16, 05/10/2019

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 go...
01:48, 05/13/2019

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 com...
07:32, 05/14/2019

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 continue...
02:48, 05/09/2019

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 debat...
16:00, 05/14/2019

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 lau...
22:32, 05/15/2019

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 said...
00:32, 05/01/2019

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 before...
03:00, 04/29/2019

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-gov...
11:00, 04/30/2019

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 violenc...
12:32, 04/30/2019

Mike Pompeo urges UK to help rein in 'lawless' Iran over nuclear deal UK told ‘not to soothe the ayatollahs angry’ at US decision to abandon nuclear dealUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has urged the UK to stand with Wa...
21:16, 05/08/2019

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 popu...
07:32, 05/07/2019

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 cou...
06:16, 05/01/2019

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 ...
06:16, 05/10/2019

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 leaders...
12:48, 05/23/2019

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 inte...
10:16, 05/07/2019

‘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 edu...
13:32, 04/28/2019

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 v...
09:32, 05/18/2019

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 Monday that the government should crack down on Islamic extremists with more vigor ...
05:16, 04/29/2019

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 Con...
07:16, 05/08/2019

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 lo...
09:16, 04/29/2019

Nancy Pelosi Says President Trump Is ‘Engaged in a Cover Up’ But Urges Patience (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, meeting with Democrats behind closed doors Wednesday, tamped down the push among some Democrats to la...
09:48, 05/22/2019

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 film...
01:00, 04/29/2019

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 r...
22:32, 04/28/2019

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, arrange...
11:32, 05/05/2019

‘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 Organ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

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 quick...
09:16, 05/13/2019

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 lawmak...
19:00, 05/09/2019

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 ha...
07:32, 05/25/2019

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,...
02:32, 05/18/2019

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 north...
03:00, 05/07/2019

'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 ...
01:32, 05/15/2019