TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 05:51

Democrats to Scrutinize Ex-Lobbyist’s Role in Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations

Legislators are scrutinizing State Department officials under Mike Pompeo, including Charles Faulkner, a former lobbyist who represented Raytheon Company....

Democrats to Scrutinize Ex-Lobbyist’s Role in Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations

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Trump Vetoes Bipartisan Resolutions Blocking Arms Sales to Gulf Nations Lawmakers had tried to send an angry message to the president over his attempts to bypass them, but they do not expect to have the votes to override the veto....
2019-07-25 04:51

House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Gulf Nations, Setting Up Trump’s Third Veto The measures would block the sale of billions of dollars of arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. No other foreign policy issue has made as big a rift between the president and Congress....
2019-07-18 01:34

Senate Votes to Block Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations in Bipartisan Rebuke The vote illustrated the deep divide between lawmakers and the administration over Saudi Arabia and the president’s attempts to circumvent Congress on national security decisions....
2019-06-20 20:00

Trump Vetoes Resolutions Seeking to Block Arms Sales to Gulf Allies President Trump vetoed joint resolutions from Congress that sought to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, calling them an ill-conceived effort that would “harm—not help—efforts to end the conflict in Yemen.”...
2019-07-25 06:17

Trump Officials Prepare to Bypass Congress to Sell Weapons to Gulf Nations The move would infuriate Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who are seeking to limit American military support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
2019-05-24 05:34

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to curtail the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia failed, the new bipartisan push will exploit...
2019-06-10 11:00

U.S. foreign arms sales hit $44.15 billion in first three quarters of FY2019 The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has executed $44.15 billion in U.S. foreign arms sales through June 19, and the agency's director said he was optimistic the total for the full year would reach last year's $55.66 billion....
2019-06-19 16:17

China to Sanction U.S. Companies for Arms Sales to Taiwan China said it would sanction U.S. firms that participate in arms sales to Taiwan, a retaliatory move that is expected to have minimal effect on defense companies but is likely to further complicate efforts to resolve the simmering trade dispute betwe...
2019-07-12 20:00

U.S. Tentatively Approves $2 Billion in Arms Sales to Taiwan The sales, along with a pending visit to the United States by Taiwan’s president, are likely to put further strain on Washington’s relationship with Beijing....
2019-07-09 11:00

Trump arms sales to Saudis unlikely to be blocked by Congress President Donald Trump is facing a surge of bipartisan support to block his administration's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, but he can breathe a sigh of relief that none of the measures to stop him are likely to become law. A growing number of Senate R...
2019-06-12 05:51

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval come ...
2019-06-05 19:17

Senators to introduce more legislation opposing Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON — Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introduced more legislation aimed at blocking the sale of weapons to the kingdom. Sen. Chris Murphy of Con...
2019-06-10 03:17

US Senate Rejects Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision......
2019-06-21 03:00

Mexico president says shootings in U.S. should prompt reflection on arms sales Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Monday that devastating weekend shootings in the United States, including in El Paso in which Mexican nationals were among the casualties, should lead to reflection about "indiscriminate" arms sales...
2019-08-05 21:17

Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to sidestep Congress' review of such deals by decl...
2019-06-20 21:51

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court of Appeal ruled Thursday....
2019-06-20 22:17

Senate fails to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar The Senate failed to pass two resolutions Thursday intended to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar. The resolutions, introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), are part of a broader effort to curb the president’s authority on U.S. foreign policy. The me...
2019-06-13 22:34

Court rules UK must reconsider arms sales to Saudi Arabia LONDON (AP) — A British court has ruled that the U.K. government must reconsider its decision to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia for use in the Yemen war. The Court of Appeal ruled Thursday in favor of anti-weapons campaigners, who argued that the sales...
2019-06-20 13:00

US Senate To Vote On Blocking $8.1 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The US Senate will vote Thursday on whether to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, a lawmaker said, as legislators' outrage with the kingdom grows....
2019-06-20 05:00

Trump Invokes Emergency Authority for Arms Sales to Saudis, U.A.E. The Trump administration invoked a rarely used provision of American arms-control laws to sidestep Congress and authorize billions of dollars in weapons sales to key Mideast allies....
2019-05-24 20:51

Democrats fear Trump will pull US out of last major arms control treaty with Russia FAREWELL TO ARMS CONTROL: President Trump’s decision earlier this year to withdraw from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty earlier has Democrats concerned he will essentially do the same with the last major arms agreement with Mosc...
2019-06-06 14:00

House blocks arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE in rebuke to Trump The House voted on Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s emergency weapon sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, delivering a rebuke to U.S. strategic allies over their involvement in Yemen’s civil war and alleged human rights abus...
2019-07-18 12:17

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia declared unlawful by court of appeal Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed disappointment over the court's ruling and said her government would seek permission to appeal. Campaigners say the UK-Saudi arms deal violates international humanitarian law....
2019-06-20 18:34

Trump vetoes congressional effort to block Saudi arms sales President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirate...
2019-07-25 04:01

British court bans arms sales to Saudis over Yemen concerns A London court issued a historic legal decision Thursday to ban British arms sales to Saudi Arabia, as part of an effort to stop the years-long violence wrought by civil war in Yemen....
2019-06-20 18:00

U.S. Senate rejects arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, in a rare rebuke of the White House by some of his fellow Republicans in Congress....
2019-06-20 21:51

Donald Trump invokes emergency provision to OK Saudi, UAE arms sales President Donald Trump used emergency authority to approve nearly two dozen arms sales to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and other countries, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress on Friday....
2019-05-24 22:17

US Congress Blocks $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The US House voted Wednesday to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other allies, a rebuke of Donald Trump that will likely lead to a veto by the president....
2019-07-18 10:00

U.S. arms sales to Saudis, UAE, Jordan needed to deter Iran: Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the Trump administration had decided to proceed with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan in a move bypassing Congress because any delay could increase risk for U.S. partners at...
2019-05-25 02:34

Senate could vote to rebuke Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
2019-06-06 06:51

Senate could vote 22 times to disapprove of Trump’s Saudi arms sales President Trump’s administration could be headed to an extended battle over 22 arms sales to Middle Eastern allies, as a bipartisan bloc of senators introduced legislation Wednesday to disapprove of each one....
2019-06-06 14:00

Ted Cruz tells Mike Pompeo to 'follow the damn law' on arms sales Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent decision to authorize emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia was an exercise in "foolishness" that flouted federal law, a prominent Senate Republican charged....
2019-07-11 02:00

Senators hope to force vote on arms sales to Saudi Arabia WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are introducing more legislation aimed at increasing opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a Democrat, and Sen. Todd Young of Indiana, a Republican, said in a st...
2019-06-10 01:34

U.S. Senate Republican leader McConnell backs Saudi arms sales U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged lawmakers on Thursday to vote against resolutions seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to sidestep congressional review and go ahead with $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and the ...
2019-06-20 17:51

Boris Johnson allowed arms sales to Saudis after Yemen bombing Former foreign secretary accused of showing ‘total disregard’ for civilians Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson recommended that the UK allow Saudi Arabia to buy British bomb parts expected to be deployed in Yemen, days after an airstrike on a ...
2019-06-12 04:17

| US Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales, UK suspends licenses Saudi Arabia's controversial military campaign in Yemen suffered a double blow Thursday as US lawmakers voted to block President Donald Trump's arms sales to Riyadh hours after Britain temporarily suspended similar sales....
2019-06-20 23:34

Senate fails to override Trump veto on Saudi arms sales The Senate failed Monday to override President Donald Trump’s veto of resolutions to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia. The 45-40 vote highlights the Senate’s ongoing struggle to hold the kingdom accountable for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Kh...
2019-07-31 23:17

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Albinism, displacement in Central America, family-friendly nations, updates on the Gulf and Darfur This Thursday, top stories includes: International Albinism Awareness Day; the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealing for regional talks on Central America forced displacement; updates on the latest attack on oil tankers in the Gulf and on recent clashe...
2019-06-14 00:34

Donald Trump Vetoes 3 Bills Blocking Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed three resolutions that Congress passed to stop several arms sales benefiting Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which the president pushed through......
2019-07-25 07:00

Defying Trump, US Senate Votes To Block $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The Republican-led Senate voted Thursday to block $8.1 billion in US arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, as legislators outraged with the kingdom delivered a symbolic rebuke to President......
2019-06-21 03:00

Republican-controlled Senate votes to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudis President vows to veto the measures after seven Republicans broke with him to reject at least some of the arms salesThe Republican-controlled US Senate has voted to block the Trump administration from selling arms to Saudi Arabia, launching a new cha...
2019-06-21 03:51

Senators make bipartisan push to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia Senators are making a new bipartisan effort to block the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, a sign that Congress remains unsatisfied with the United States’ relationship with the kingdom amid a civil war in neighboring Yemen and the k...
2019-06-10 02:51

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would try to pass 22 separate joint resolutions that, if passed, would block President Donald Trump's plan to complete $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emi...
2019-06-05 17:17

Bipartisan Senate duo to force vote on US-Saudi security relationship, arms sales A bipartisan Senate duo will kickstart proceedings on Monday to force a vote on the US-Saudi security relationship, including the US' recent $8.1 billion arms sale to the country, their offices announced Sunday....
2019-06-10 14:51

Donald Trump vetoes bills prohibiting arms sales to Saudi Arabia Arms package includes thousands of precision-guided munitions and aircraft maintenance supportDonald Trump has vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from selling billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia...
2019-07-25 11:01

Defying Trump, House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia The House of Representatives passed three resolutions Wednesday to block the sale of billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, a move made in defiance of President Donald Trump and likely to be vetoed. Several Repub...
2019-07-18 07:34

State Department Defends Saudi Arms Sales Before Hostile House Panel R. Clarke Cooper, a top State Department official, defended the use of an emergency declaration to sell arms to Saudi Arabia against Congress’s will....
2019-06-13 02:00

President Trump Suggests Saudi Arms Sales Are More Important Than Khashoggi Investigation (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump isn’t saying whether he’ll direct the FBI to investigate the death of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi and suggests that pledges by Saudi Arabia to spend billions buying U.S. military e...
2019-06-23 21:34

Trump vetoes Congress’s attempt to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia The sales would replenish part of the Saudi arsenal that lawmakers say has been used against civilians in Yemen’s civil war. Many lawmakers also object to the idea of rewarding Saudi leaders after the killing of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-07-25 04:01

Defying Trump, U.S. senator moves toward vote to block Saudi arms sales U.S. Senator Bob Menendez began the formal process on Tuesday of blocking President Donald Trump's plan to proceed with more than $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates without congressional consent....
2019-06-18 22:17

Senate rebukes Trump with vote to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the aftermath of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Trump, whose administration signaled it...
2019-06-20 21:34

Trump administration bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing the threat to the United States from Iran....
2019-05-25 00:34

President Trump Vetoes Congressional Effort to Block Saudi Arabia Arms Sales WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the ...
2019-07-25 04:17

House lawmakers to grill State Department over Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE Lawmakers are expected to demand a reckoning over 22 deals worth more than $8 billion and preview their plans to block the president’s emergency order to complete them....
2019-06-12 14:51

UPDATE 1-Defying Trump, U.S. senator moves toward vote to block Saudi arms sales U.S. Senator Bob Menendez began the formal process on Tuesday of blocking a White House plan for $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates without the consent of Congress, setting up Senate votes on the matter as soon ...
2019-06-19 03:51

House Democrats seek briefing on Acosta's role in Epstein plea deal U.S. House Democrats on Thursday asked the Justice Department for a briefing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta's decision to approve a 2007 plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged this week with sex trafficking in underage girls....
2019-07-12 04:01

Facing ‘Grim Reaper’ McConnell, Democrats experience a role reversal from eight years ago House Democrats press legislation doomed to fail in the ‘virtual graveyard’ of the Senate, much like Republicans did during divided government in 2011....
2019-06-01 16:51

'Not the time to do business as usual' with Saudis: Senators to rebuke Trump over arms sales Sen. Graham is normally an ardent defender of Trump. But the GOP senator is furious with the administration over plans to sell arms to the Saudis.        ...
2019-06-05 19:17

EU Regulators Scrutinize Digital-Ad Companies Digital-advertising companies are coming under pressure to make sure they don’t violate the European Union’s strict privacy rules when they share website visitors’ data with business partners....
2019-08-02 10:34

Senators scrutinize Facebook's digital currency U.S. senators from both parties opened a hearing with tough questions and criticisms of Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency. (July 16)       ...
2019-07-16 19:51

U.S. House lawmakers ask regulators to scrutinize bank cloud providers Two U.S. lawmakers have called on a top financial regulatory panel to consider direct oversight of the cloud services big tech companies provide to banks, saying they have become a critical component of the global financial system....
2019-08-23 15:34

Congress to scrutinize Trump administration's move to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia The Saudi arms sale will be front and center on Wednesday during a hearing before House Foreign Affairs Committee.        ...
2019-06-12 14:00

US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions. The post US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of O...
2019-06-21 06:17

Camilla winks at the camera as the Trumps come for tea – video The Duchess of Cornwall winks after posing for photographs with Prince Charles and Donald and Melania Trump, who were welcomed by the royals at Clarence House in London on the first day of the US president's three-day state visit to the UKTrump and M...
2019-06-04 19:00

Wayne Rooney transformed DC United but Europe still clearly trumps MLS The former England captain has been brilliant during his brief career in the States. But MLS is still a temporary home for the best players in the leagueWayne Rooney was always pretty clear about what he wanted to achieve in Major League Soccer. From...
2019-08-08 11:00

Trumps says he’d prefer ralliers don’t chant ‘Send her back’ CINCINNATI (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would “prefer” that his supporters a rally Thursday night don’t engage in a “Send her back!” chant about a Somali-born congresswoman, after he faced widespread criticism f...
2019-08-02 08:51

Dressed to distress – fashion statements of the Trumps on tour The Trumps dressed for their UK trip with all the nuance and subtlety that is their trademarkFor the Trumps, the optics of this state visit are ballot-box gold dust. The rest of us, furious and baffled as to why exactly Buckingham Palace appears to b...
2019-06-04 17:00

The Trumps are coming! Expect it to go as well as a US sitcom episode set in London In a plot twist no one saw coming, Trump is bringing his four adult children on his forthcoming state visit. It will be like Arrested Development Goes To The UKThe one immutable law about TV sitcoms is the show should never leave its usual setting. S...
2019-06-01 11:17

This is what the Trumps gifted Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip The Trumps’ day with the royals included showering Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip with gifts — namely Tiffany jewels and a custom Air Force One jacket. America’s first couple came bearing a silver and silk poppy brooch from Tiffany ...
2019-06-04 17:34

Brazil’s President May Appoint Son, Friend to the Trumps, as Ambassador to U.S. President Jair Bolsonaro said his son Eduardo’s friendship with President Trump’s sons would make him an effective envoy. The idea immediately provoked criticism....
2019-07-12 21:34

Wayne Rooney revived DC United but Europe still clearly trumps MLS The former England captain has been brilliant during his brief career in the States. But MLS is still a temporary home for the best players in the leagueWayne Rooney was always pretty clear about what he wanted to achieve in Major League Soccer. From...
2019-08-08 14:00

Would-be PM Johnson's Brexit promise trumps gaffes for UK Conservatives With a string of sausages round his neck and holding packs of "Boris bangers", Boris Johnson extolled the virtues of new business in northern England as part of his pitch to become Britain's next prime minister....
2019-07-09 11:17

What to expect during Queen Elizabeth's visit with the Trumps Queen Elizabeth II hosts President Trump and first lady Melania Trump for a state visit of pomp and circumstance that British royals excel at staging.        ...
2019-05-31 21:51

The Trumps are coming: London ready for controversial visit For Britain’s unflappable monarch, the arrival of President Donald Trump and his family means a full day of ceremony and toasts topped by a magnificent banquet at Buckingham Palace, but beneath the pomp and ceremony there are differences aplenty...
2019-06-02 14:00

Trumps, Obamas, Clintons congratulate USWNT after World Cup triumph Tennis legend Billie Jean King praised the U.S. team for bringing attention to women's sports and the issue of equal pay, while a host of other politicians chimed in....
2019-07-08 00:51

Go inside Queen Elizabeth II's state banquet for the Trumps The queen hosted the Trumps at Buckingham Palace, marking the first day of the Trump's three-day State Visit to the U.K.        ...
2019-06-04 08:51

A Former Business Partner Alleges the Trumps Evaded Taxes in Panama The accusations, in a legal filing by the owners of a luxury hotel, escalate a dispute with the president’s company and are fraught with potential diplomatic and legal complexities....
2019-06-04 03:00

Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Trumps to Buckingham Palace with fanfare Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family welcomed President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump with "The Star Spangled Banner."        ...
2019-06-03 16:34

Trumps host congressional picnic, complete with ferris wheel President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed members of Congress and their families to the White House on Friday for a picnic on the first day of summer....
2019-06-22 05:17

IvankaPlay review – the Trumps are no laughing matter in limp comedy Underbelly Cowgate, EdinburghDespite a solid solo performance from McLean Peterson, there’s little funny about the president’s refusal to act on gun controlIs Trump not yet beyond satire? This limp comedy about the president’s refusal to act on gun c...
2019-08-07 15:34

Trumps sit down with Britain’s royals for lavish state banquet in London President Trump sat down with Britain’s long-reigning Queen Elizabeth II for a lavish state banquet at historic Buckingham Palace in London on Monday. The three-course affair got underway shortly before 9 p.m. local time there and capped off the firs...
2019-06-04 02:00

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit poll showed, easily beating a Eurosceptic challenger who had been topping the polls....
2019-05-24 03:51

Dana Carvey and Jimmy Fallon play dueling Trumps on The Tonight Show If there are two more happily self-indulgent muggers in Saturday Night Live history than Jimmy Fallon and Dana Carvey, then, well, there aren’t. (Chevy, back in the day? Kattan? Wiig? Piscopo? Okay, there’s a lot of mugging going on.) Regardless, the...
2019-05-25 13:34

‘Preparation Trumps Youth’: 70-Year-Old Man Wins Longest Multi-Horse Race The winner, Bob Long, “hated” to think that he couldn’t complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling 1,000-kilometer competition across the steppes of Mongolia....
2019-08-21 12:34

| Parkland arrest | Trumps in Ireland: WATCH the top World news videos for today Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges | Eric and Donald Trump jnr pour pints at Irish pub; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-06-06 07:51

Kawhi Leonard-Kevin Durant dream easily trumps Knicks’ risk And this, of course, is why the NBA is so much fun. Specifically, this is how the NBA can be every bit as interesting, and every bit as intriguing, when there are no games being played as some of the other sports are when they’re in-season, when ther...
2019-06-30 00:17

| EU shifts right | Trumps touts Iran talks: WATCH the top World news videos for Monday European figures react to election results | Trump on Iran: 'If they'd like to talk, we'd like to talk'; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-05-27 08:17

For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election, many black voters aren’t focused on race, gender or who can out-progessive who. They’re focused on ousting Donald Trump from the White House....
2019-06-07 10:34

Queen Elizabeth's glittery state banquet for Trumps begins with toasts and national anthems As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
2019-06-04 08:51

Car Sales June 2019: Tata Motors Registers 27 Per Cent Drop In Sales The cumulative sales in the domestic market for the April 2019 - June 2019 period stood at 36,945 units which is a drop of 30 per cent compared to 52,937 units the company sold in the same period last......
2019-07-01 20:17

Two-Wheeler Sales June 2019: TVS Motor Company Sales Slip 6 Per Cent Two-wheeler sales remain flat in the first quarter of the current financial year, but overall sales of TVS Motor Company in June slipped 6.26 per cent....
2019-07-01 20:17

Car Sales June 2019: Honda Car India Registers 41.4 Per Cent Decline In Sales Honda along with other companies like Tata Motors is optimistic about the future and is looking for any tailwind which can make the sales bounce back....
2019-07-03 10:17

Slowdown In Auto Sales Ahead Of BS6 May Hamper Sales Margins And GST Collection Auto experts say that if sales continue to drop further, the industry may a face problem to sustain margins, given the advent of emission and safety norms which require automakers to hike prices. SIAM......
2019-07-12 02:17

Two-Wheeler Sales May 2019: TVS Sales Dip Marginally With 3.07 Lakh Units Sold Hosur-based TVS Motor Company registered a sale of 307,106 units in May this year, witnessing a marginal drop of 0.9 per cent over 309,865 units sold during the same month last year. The company's......
2019-06-03 17:34

Automakers post mixed U.S. June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-running decline....
2019-07-02 18:00

Automakers post mixed US June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-running decline....
2019-07-03 13:17

Amazon touts record Prime Day 2019 sales, device sales and provides boost for e-commerce overall Amazon's 48 hour Prime Day sale drove the company's biggest day of new Prime sign-ups. Meanwhile, Adobe Analytics found Prime Day boosted retail sales overall....
2019-07-17 17:51

US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago WASHINGTON (AP) — US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago. The post US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago ...
2019-06-21 16:51

Car Sales June 2019: Sales Of Passenger Vehicles Down By 17.54% June 2019 has marked one full year of stumbling sales in the Indian auto industry. The passenger vehicle (PV) segment has recorded a slump of 17.54 per cent in June 2019 selling 225,732 units against......
2019-07-10 16:17

Melania Trump wears red cape gown (by Meghan's wedding dress designer); Trumps host royals The first lady wore a red Givenchy cape gown to host royals at dinner - by the same designer who made Duchess Meghan's wedding gown.        ...
2019-06-05 00:51

Car Sales June 2019: Mahindra Auto's Positive Sales Growth Spells Good News For Auto Industry Mahindra's new launches like the XUV300 and Marazzo have helped the company to post positive growth in the time when other major carmakers are struggling with sales....
2019-07-01 13:00

Two-Wheeler Sales June 2019: Honda Two-Wheeler's Sales Dip By 16.5% The auto industry downturn affected the second largest two-wheeler manufacturer in India too. Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India registered total sales of 476,364 units, which is 16.58 per cent less......
2019-07-04 10:51

The best monitor arms By Anna Perling and Jordan McMahon This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to mo...
2019-08-10 07:00

The sexy theory behind T. rex’s tiny arms Paleontologists have discovered a remarkable amount of new information about dinosaurs over the past few decades. Michael J. Benton, a professor of vertebrate paleontology at the University of Bristol in England, was part of the team that in 2008 con...
2019-06-02 00:51

Italy says six EU states will take in Open Arms migrants Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday that six EU countries had agreed to take in some 150 migrants from a rescue ship that Italy had blocked from docking, resolving the latest standoff over immigration to Europe across the Mediterra...
2019-08-17 23:00

German arms export approvals spike Permits for German arms exports soared in the first half of 2019, defying dips and restraint over the past three years, government data has shown. Hungary is the top destination for new weapons exports....
2019-07-11 07:51

Why fantasy owners should target veteran arms now As the MLB All-Star break approaches, fantasy baseball owners seeking a championship are neck-deep in preparations for a second-half push up the standings. Some are plotting out their attack on the next set of rookie call-ups, some are trading for mo...
2019-06-16 09:17

Saudi Arabia and the arms race that you've not heard enough about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarizat...
2019-06-08 08:00

Armed man at Walmart says he was testing right to bear arms SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday filed a terrorist threat charge against a 20-year-old man who said he walked into a Missouri store wearing body armor and carrying a loaded rifle and handgun to test whether Walmart would honor his consti...
2019-08-11 03:34

Landmark INF nuclear arms treaty is history: What now? A landmark nuclear treaty ends. Is Europe returning to the Cold War era? Germany is aiming to prevent an arms race and keep dialogue channels with Russia open, all while ensuring NATO's unity. It's not an easy task....
2019-08-01 20:00

Analysis: Saudi and the arms race less spoken about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarizat...
2019-06-08 20:34

‘If You Don’t Have It, You’re Behind’: College Baseball’s Tech Arms Race The technological wave that swept M.L.B. has reached college baseball, but the price of high-tech devices has created a bigger gulf between the haves and have-nots....
2019-06-28 07:17

UN chief calls for arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air are fueling the current fighting in the oil-rich country....
2019-06-10 23:34

U.S. says it will test new missile now that arms treaty with Russia is done U.S. officials said they are no longer hamstrung and could now develop weapons systems previously banned under the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty with Russia....
2019-08-03 01:34

What's for breakfast in 21 different nations Ever wondered about the food that people have for breakfast around the world? From creamy cornbread cake in Brazil to sweet coconut jam toast in Singapore, here's how 21 countries start the day....
2019-05-29 17:34

Red Sox trade for Andrew Cashner to strike first in AL arms race Your move, Brian Cashman. The Red Sox struck first in the AL East arms race by acquiring starting pitcher Andrew Cashner and cash consideration from the Orioles on Saturday. Boston is sending Baltimore minor league infielder Noelberth Romero and outf...
2019-07-14 02:01

Don’t expect Brodie Van Wagenen to deal Mets’ top two arms MIAMI — Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard probably can plan on continuing with the Mets beyond July 31. In assessing his trade chips Friday, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said he would expect both pitchers to remain with the club. “We have some ...
2019-07-13 09:51

Man loses arms, legs after trip to dentist gives him sepsis A trip to the dentist cost a healthy British dad both of his arms and legs after a tiny cut in his gum gave him sepsis, reports said. Tom Ray told an audience in a speech Wednesday about how, in 1999, he was a successful banker and in the process of ...
2019-05-23 05:51

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nations, Russia and China that the measures won’t help promote peace...
2019-05-30 21:17

China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
2019-07-16 07:51

JPMorgan is investing billions in the tech arms' race. Here's everything you need to know. JPMorgan has been shaking up executive ranks in recent months as the race to see who might succeed CEO Jamie Dimon one day heats up. The country's biggest bank by assets is trying to find new ways to use its monster $10.8 billion annual tech budget ...
2019-06-03 23:51

Kremlin says it is winning arms race against U.S. despite rocket accident The Kremlin boasted on Tuesday it was winning the race to develop new cutting edge nuclear weapons despite a mysterious rocket accident last week in northern Russia that caused a temporary spike in radiation levels....
2019-08-13 22:51

The Landmark U.S.-Russia Arms Control Treaty Is Dead (WASHINGTON) — A landmark arms control treaty that President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed three decades ago is dead, prompting fears of a new global arms race. The United States and Russia both walked away from the I...
2019-08-02 08:51

U.S. abandons 1987 nuclear arms deal with Russia The U.S. has officially abandoned a Cold War-era nuclear weapons pact with Russia -- a landmark move when it was made by former President Ronald Reagan -- because officials say Moscow broke the deal years ago....
2019-08-02 17:17

Why Trump and Putin Are Blowing Up a Cold War Arms Deal A landmark Cold War-era weapons treaty between the U.S. and Russia has collapsed. The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty banned an entire category of weapons: ground-launched intermediate-range missiles, which were then deployed across Eur...
2019-08-02 17:34

Why Trump and Putin Blew Up Cold War Arms Treaty A landmark Cold War-era weapons treaty between the U.S. and Russia has collapsed. The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty banned an entire category of weapons: ground-launched intermediate-range missiles, which were then deployed across Eur...
2019-08-02 19:51

U.S. walks out of U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
2019-05-28 13:34

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
2019-05-22 08:17

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
2019-05-28 19:51

UN chief urges implementation of arms embargo against Libya UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers are fueling fighting in the oil-rich country. Guterres made the appeal in a rep...
2019-06-10 18:51

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid calls for action to cut the flow of weapons....
2019-06-11 09:17

US Missile Test Will Trigger A New "Arms Race", Says China China warned Tuesday that the testing of a medium-range cruise missile by the US would start a new "arms race", after a launch off the coast of California....
2019-08-20 21:00

Lawmakers grill administration on Saudi arms sale Lawmakers are grilling the State Department on President Donald Trump's move to sell Saudi Arabia arms without Congressional review. (June 12)        ...
2019-06-13 00:00

Goldman Sachs to Combine Private-Investing Arms Goldman Sachs is pulling together four separate units that invest in private companies, real estate and other hard-to-access deals, creating a new unit....
2019-06-17 06:17

| 'Fewer but newer' nuclear arms in the world, says report The overall number of nuclear warheads in the world has declined in the past year but nations are modernising their arsenals, a report published Monday said....
2019-06-18 06:51

Do you run with bent arms? Turns out it doesn't make much difference A study found that people don’t use any more energy by running with their arms held straight, even though they found it was a more awkward running style...
2019-07-10 00:51

Opinion: Erdogan's ego trip buying Russian arms Turkey is determined to buy a Russian air defense system. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan no longer respects NATO. It's a dangerous decision — especially for the alliance, writes Peter Sturm....
2019-06-14 20:17

Trump Administration Is Split Over Arms Sale to Taiwan As the U.S. pursues the sale of more than $2 billion of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, the Trump administration is split over the potential repercussions the deal may have on efforts to reignite trade talks with China....
2019-06-18 09:17

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row -CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 23:51

‘Inspirational’: Teen boy with no arms lands 20-inch box jump For some, doing a box jump is hard enough as it is. Now imagine having no arms, and being asked to nail one on camera. That’s exactly what 14-year-old Tim, of Chicago, managed to do recently after three failed attempts — and the world is ...
2019-07-24 09:34

Straight arms or bent? For walking, it's clear. For running, less so The way we walk is very efficient, but runners’ bent-arm bias is not so straightforwardIt is a question that perhaps only a scientist would ask and try to answer: why do we walk with straight arms but run with them bent?Months after the conundrum str...
2019-07-10 00:51

China calls on U.S. to withdraw arms sale to Taiwan China's foreign ministry called on the United States on Tuesday to withdraw a potential $2.2 billion arms sales to Taiwan, saying it strongly opposes the action....
2019-07-09 11:17

| 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 him dropped....
2019-05-21 16:17

2019 Africa Cup of Nations — what you need to know The 32nd installment of the competition will be the biggest yet. Much has changed, a series of top stars are competing, and more than a few teams have realistic chances of winning it all....
2019-06-20 02:17

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
2019-07-12 20:34

China vows to counter US deployment of midrange arms in Asia China says it “will not stand idly by” and will take countermeasures if U.S. deploys intermediate-range missiles in the Indo-Pacific region, which it plans to do within months...
2019-08-06 09:34

Iran Will Be "Wealthy, Best Friend" If It Renounces Nuclear Arms: Trump US President Donald Trump said Saturday that he would be Iran's "best friend" and that the Islamic republic could be a "wealthy" country if it renounced nuclear weapons, amid soaring tensions between......
2019-06-23 05:34

Britain Broke Law In Allowing Arms Exports To Saudis, Says UK Court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons......
2019-06-21 03:00

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 in tensions between the regional rivals....
2019-05-21 22:17

US arms control office critically understaffed under Trump, experts say State department office whittled down in staff numbers from 14 at start of administration to four as Trump shifts approachA state department office tasked with negotiating and implementing nuclear disarmament treaties has lost more than 70% of its st...
2019-07-01 15:51

Germany warns INF treaty collapse could herald new arms race Germany has warned that the end of the INF treaty could have major consequences for peace and security in Europe. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said a failure to agree on rules for disarmament risked a new arms race....
2019-08-02 06:34

Kristaps Porzingis boasting jacked arms ahead of NBA return Watch out, Knicks. Kristaps Porzingis is coming. The former Knicks star, who missed the entire 2018-19 NBA season recovering from a torn ACL and was traded to the Mavericks before the deadline, posted a photo on Instagram Wednesday of him looking jac...
2019-08-15 01:17

The State Department Is Proposing a $2 Billion Sale of Arms to Taiwan (WASHINGTON) — The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China. The tanks represent a significant upgrade to Taiw...
2019-07-09 04:00

This clever transforming robot flies and rolls on its rotating arms There’s great potential in using both drones and ground-based robots for situations like disaster response, but generally these platforms either fly or creep along the ground. Not the “Flying STAR,” which does both quite well, and t...
2019-05-22 08:17

California arms traffickers used Snapchat to market illegal weapons Recent investigations show that in the Bay Area, social media is playing a significant role in firearms salesOne post showed the man walking through a home brandishing a gun with a high-capacity magazine and tapping an unidentified woman on her butto...
2019-08-22 19:34

Argentina Police Foil International Arms-Smuggling Operation Acting on tips from the United States and Brazil, the authorities raided several sites, arresting 23 people and confiscating more than 2,500 weapons....
2019-06-28 14:51

Call to arms: how can Australia avoid a slow and painful decline? Australia has been warned it risks ‘drifting into the future’ if it fails to respond to challenges in a fast-changing worldAustralia is at a crossroads. Drift towards a future of slow decline economically and socially or, if action is taken now to ad...
2019-06-17 23:51

Lapse of US-Russia arms treaty will heighten missile threat, says UN INF treaty, which kept nuclear missiles off European soil, was ‘an invaluable brake on nuclear war’, says António GuterresThe UN secretary general has warned that the world will lose “an invaluable brake on nuclear war” with the expiry of a cold war-...
2019-08-02 01:17

The Guardian view on hacking: a dangerous arms trade | Editorial Cyberweapons are dangerous in themselves. Their proliferation makes them much more harmfulNSO Group, an Israeli firm that has risen to a billion-dollar valuation on the strength of the aggressive hacking tools it sells to authoritarian governments ac...
2019-05-21 16:17

Russia says U.S. nuclear accusation is an attack on global arms control Russia's ambassador to the United States on Thursday said a U.S. allegation that Moscow may be conducting banned nuclear tests was a calculated attempt to undermine nuclear arms control, Russian state television reported....
2019-05-30 10:00

Russia and China say US missile test could revive arms race Beijing urges US to ‘let go of cold war mentality’ after it fires nuclear-capable weaponChina and Russia have accused the United States of stoking a new arms race by testing a cruise missile, just weeks after Washington withdrew from a cold-war era m...
2019-08-20 19:00

A Maoist For 20 Years, This Man Gave Up Arms To Work For Tribal Welfare Arjun worked as a Maoist for almost 20 years before realising that Maoist ideology is not good for the society. He recently organised a cultural show on World Environment Day to create awareness among......
2019-06-07 17:17

U.S. Readies $2 Billion Taiwan Arms Package Despite Protest From Beijing The Pentagon and State Department have informally notified Congress of a potential $2 billion deal with Taiwan that includes the first-time sale of one of the U.S. Army’s top tanks, according to an official familiar with the proposal, drawing p...
2019-06-06 12:34

Trump Administration Plans to Sell More Than $2 Billion of Arms to Taiwan The proposed weapons package, including 108 tanks, is the costliest in recent years. The sale would add to tensions between the United States and China....
2019-06-07 03:51

Dem, GOP senators want to check Trump’s power to sell arms to Saudis WASHINGTON — Two senators plan to introduce a bill Monday designed to force a vote on current and future U.S. arms sales and other military support to Saudi Arabia, saying it was time lawmakers checked President Donald Trump’s attempts to bypas...
2019-06-10 04:17

Russia Criticizes Arms-Control Group Over Reporting of Blast Russia lashed out at an international arms-control group for reporting on an explosion at a missile-test site this month and suggested that Moscow had the legal right to withhold data from its nuclear-monitoring stations....
2019-08-20 20:34

New Cable Network for A.C.C. Heightens Arms Race in College Sports The ACC Network is owned by ESPN with revenues and costs split with the Atlantic Coast Conference. Its launch comes against a backdrop of changing viewership and big money to air college sports....
2019-08-22 20:34

Oculus founder: Best US minds need to work on A.I. like they did during the nuclear arms race If U.S. scientists and researchers had refused to work on nuclear weapons, like Google did on AI, the world would be much worse, argues Palmer Luckey....
2019-07-20 01:17

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
2019-07-09 00:34

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said last month when the possible sale was first reported that it was seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self-ruled Taiwan....
2019-07-09 00:17

Mom whose baby was ripped from her arms at benefits center sues city The young Brooklyn mother whose 1-year-old was ripped from her arms by NYPD officers at a benefits center is suing the city over the disturbing scuffle that was caught on video. In her excessive-force complaint filed Wednesday in Brooklyn federal cou...
2019-08-08 04:34

Armed man said he walked into Missouri Walmart to test right to bear arms Greene County Sheriff via AP Dmitriy Andreychenko, who walked into a Missouri Walmart wearing body armor and carrying loaded weapons, said he wanted to test whether the store would honor his constitutional right to bear arms. The incident, just days...
2019-08-10 12:00

U.S. arms makers see booming European demand as threats multiply U.S. arms makers say European demand for fighter jets, missile defences and other weapons is growing fast amid heightened concerns about Russia and Iran....
2019-06-23 22:51

Blasts rock Russian arms depot, eight injured - TASS A series of blasts rocked an arms depot at a Russian military base in Siberia on Monday, injuring eight people and prompting aluminum producer Rusal to suspend operations at the country's biggest alumina producing plant....
2019-08-05 19:51

| Libya arms embargo must be enforced - UN chief Antonio Guterres All countries must implement a UN arms embargo against Libya with illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air fuelling the current fighting in the oil-rich country, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said....
2019-06-11 21:17

Saudi Arabia says ending British arms exports would help Iran Iran would be the only beneficiary of any end to arms exports from Britain to Saudi Arabia, the kingdom's minister of state for foreign affairs said on Thursday, adding that the deployment of weapons in Yemen was legitimate....
2019-06-20 17:17

David Squires on … the Women's World Cup and arms in unnatural positions Our cartoonist on handball shenanigans, scary celebrations and the Nations LeagueBuy a copy of this cartoon in our print shopTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
2019-06-11 14:51

Pope wants to visit Iraq in 2020, berates arms exporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he wants to visit Iraq next year, although a date for a trip hasn’t been announced. Francis revealed his desire to go to war-ravaged Iraq at the Vatican on Monday while greeting members of a committee aidin...
2019-06-10 19:17

Pentagon proposes $2.2B arms sale to Taiwan, slighting China The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China....
2019-07-09 23:00

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission as they lock arms with Kim Kardashian West to free nonviolent drug offenders serving federal life terms...
2019-05-23 21:34

Navy arms destroyers with new high-powered laser, changes war tactics If swarms of enemy small attack boats armed with guns and explosives approached a Navy ship, alongside missile-armed drones and helicopters closing into strike range, ship commanders would instantly begin weighing defensive options - to include inter...
2019-07-08 16:51

Father and daughter who drowned in each other’s arms are laid to rest Migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter who drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande into Texas are laid to rest in their native El Salvador.        ...
2019-07-02 00:17

BAE Systems will fulfill UK-Saudi contracts after arms export ruling Leading British defence firm BAE Systems said on Thursday it would continue to support the government in its agreements it has made with Saudi Arabia following a court ruling that Britain had granted arms export licences unlawfully....
2019-06-20 17:17

Trump vetoes resolutions to end arms deals with Saudi Arabia President Trump on Wednesday vetoed three resolutions that would end US arms deals with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates amid rising tensions between the US and Iran. The Senate voted last month in support of 22 resolutions that would block ...
2019-07-25 05:34

| Madagascar claim first point at Cup of Nations Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar secured a first ever point at the tournament after an entertaining draw against Guinea in their Group B opener....
2019-06-23 08:00

Law changes for women's World Cup but not Nations League Changes to the laws of the soccer, which came into effect at the start of the month, will not be applied to this week's Nations League finals but will be enforced at the women's World Cup in France, which kicks off on Saturday....
2019-06-04 20:01

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria Madagascar produce the biggest shock so far at the Africa Cup of Nations as they beat three-time winners Nigeria to go into the last 16 as group winners....
2019-06-30 20:34

UEFA Nations League preview: All you need to know "England will seek to win their first piece of major silverware since 1966 when they take part in this week\u0027s UEFA Nations League finals in Portugal."...
2019-06-03 21:00

| 'Schoolboys' Namibia not ready for Cup of Nations Namibia coach Ricardo Mannetti conceded his team were "not good enough" to compete at AFCON after their campaign ended with a 4-1 defeat by Ivory Coast....
2019-07-01 23:51

EU nations aim high with plan to tax air travel The Netherlands and France are trying to convince fellow European nations at a conference in The Hague to end tax exemptions on jet fuel and plane tickets, as part of a drive to make the EU carbon neutral by 2050....
2019-06-20 19:01

Iheanacho dropped by Nigeria for Cup of Nations "Nigeria have cut Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho from their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, which starts in Egypt next week."...
2019-06-10 13:34

China Demands US Cancel Potential $2.2 Billion Arms Sale To Taiwan China demanded Tuesday that the United States "immediately cancel" a potential sale of $2.2 billion in arms to self-ruled Taiwan, including battle tanks and anti-aircraft missiles, adding fuel to......
2019-07-09 18:17

Senate votes to block Trump’s $8 billion Saudi arms deal ​The Senate voted on Thursday to block the Trump administration’s $8 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia,​ but the numbers were not enough to overturn a veto by President Trump. The Republican-led Senate filed 22 resolutions — one for each of t...
2019-06-20 22:34

Lapse of Nuclear Treaty Throws Doubt on Future of Arms Control The landmark treaty on intermediate-range nuclear forces lapses Friday, opening the way for a new generation of land-based missiles and casting a shadow over the future of arms-control agreements....
2019-08-02 17:17

U.S., Russia to discuss nuclear arms limits in Geneva on Wednesday: officials Representatives from the United States and Russia are set to meet in Geneva on Wednesday to explore the concept of a new accord limiting nuclear arms that could eventually include China, senior U.S. officials said on Monday....
2019-07-16 01:17

Trump Bypasses Congress Again, This Time to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump’s disregard for the separation of powers and his coziness with dictators is on display once again, this time over arms sales to Middle Eastern countries including Saudi Arabia....
2019-05-25 19:51

Nato and Russia trade barbs after collapse of nuclear arms treaty US pulls out of cold war-era INF treaty after Moscow’s ‘secret deployment’ of cruise missilesA key international nuclear disarmament treaty has formally collapsed amid mutual recriminations between the west and Russia, and with Nato pledging to boost...
2019-08-02 17:17

Germany, UAE renew business ties, gloss over arms exports, Yemen war Germany and the United Arab Emirates have extended their multibillion-euro partnership during a meeting in Berlin. Opposition Greens decried the UAE's role in the Yemen and Libya conflicts, and Sudan's turmoil....
2019-06-13 08:34

Italian prosecutors issue order for 'Open Arms' migrants to disembark Italy has allowed over 80 migrants who have been stranded on a Spanish migrant rescue vessel off the coast of Lampedusa to disembark. Prosecutors said the decision was due to the "difficult" situation on board....
2019-08-21 11:00

Ex-Russian Arms Tycoon Quietly Wields Influence In British PM Race A former Russian arms tycoon who had connections at the highest levels of the Kremlin is a major donor to Britain's ruling Conservative Party and counts himself a friend of the man expected to be the......
2019-07-19 20:17

UPDATE 1-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
2019-07-12 20:00

Big catch: O's grab Rutschman atop MLB draft short on arms Big catch: Baltimore Orioles grab Oregon State backstop Adley Rutschman with 1st pick of MLB draft short on top arms        ...
2019-06-04 15:17

Rights group tries to block new Saudi ship from leaving France with arms A French rights group sought on Tuesday to block the loading of what it said were munitions onto a Saudi Arabian ship docked in southern France, as pressure mounts on Paris to stop military sales to the kingdom....
2019-05-28 20:34

After causing panic at Walmart, man told cops he was testing right to bear arms "I wanted to know if Walmart honoured the Second Amendment," a probable cause statement released Friday with the charges quoted Dmitriy Andreychenko as saying....
2019-08-10 14:00

Spain and Italy deal to disembark migrants in Mallorca: Open Arms Spain and Italy appear to have struck a deal that will see the 107 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean for 18 days disembark at the Spanish port of Mallorca, Spanish rescue ship Open Arms said on Monday....
2019-08-19 11:34

UPDATE 2-Britain broke the law on Saudi arms exports, court rules Britain's government broke the law by allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in Yemen's war, a court ruled on Thursday, after activists argued the weapons were likely operated in violation of human rights legislation....
2019-06-20 15:00

CBI Couldn't Search For Arms In Dabholkar Probe, Court Pull Up Government The Bombay High Court on Thursday slammed the Maharashtra government when it learnt that the CBI, probing the killing of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, could not search for weapons in Thane creek for......
2019-07-05 03:17

Bajrang Dal Accused Of Holding "Arms-Training" Camp At Mumbai School The Bajrang Dal has denied claims that participants of a camp held at a school on Mumbai's Mira Road were trained in handling firearms late last month. The matter first came to light when a......
2019-06-02 14:51

Samsung re-Arms Galaxy Book S laptop with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx chip Samsung continues its fascination with Arm-based SOCs for its laptops, with the latest Snapdragon technology designed to boost performance while retaining its promise of always-on connectivity and 23 hours of battery life....
2019-08-12 00:34

U.S. House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
2019-07-17 02:34

Trump admin gives green light for major arms sale to Taiwan The Trump administration has informally greenlit a potential major arms sale to Taiwan involving dozens of new F-16 fighter jets, according to administration officials and others familiar with the matter....
2019-08-17 00:00

What a Deadly Nuclear Explosion In Russia Tells Us About the World’s New Arms Race News of the nuclear explosion at a military base in the far north of Russia trickled out slowly. First came the bulletins on state media of at least two people killed in a mysterious accident. Then came news of a spike in radiation in the area, and f...
2019-08-15 06:51

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force....
2019-06-12 23:34

UPDATE 2-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
2019-07-09 04:51

"Give Up Arms": Jammu And Kashmir Governor Invites Terrorists For Talks Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday asked terrorists to give up arms and invited them to hold talks, saying dialogue is the only way through which they can get what they want within......
2019-06-12 19:17

U.S. ‘smart’ bombs will be built in Saudi Arabia under Trump arms deal _____ WASHINGTON — A controversial arms deal for Arab allies approved by the Trump administration will allow U.S. hi-tech bomb parts to be manufactured in Saudi Arabia, giving Riyadh unprecedented access to a sensitive weapons technology. The product...
2019-06-09 00:51

Danny Trejo saves child from car wreck with his big, warm, powerful arms Good news, folks: It’s Wednesday night, which means you’ve survived half of another week in this godawful, relentless downer of a world. As a reward, have a feel-good news story about that rarest of things: A famous man in Hollywood who does not appe...
2019-08-08 13:34

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WWII, UN arms research chief warns GENEVA – The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War II, a senior UN security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an “urgent” issue that the world should take more seriously. Renata Dwan, director of the UN Institute...
2019-05-22 17:00

House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
2019-07-17 13:34

UPDATE 1-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
2019-07-09 01:34

Pentagon tests missile previously banned under US-Russia arms treaty The Pentagon announced Monday that the military conducted a test over the weekend of a type of missile that previously had been banned for the last 30 years under a treaty between the United States and Russia....
2019-08-20 00:34

UPDATE 2-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
2019-07-13 07:34

Open Arms suggests Italy take rescue ship migrants to Spain The commanders of a rescue ship with 98 migrants aboard declined to leave Italian waters on Monday, saying that its resources were exhausted and suggesting that Italy's Coast Guard should take the migrants to Spain....
2019-08-20 01:34

Putin sees common aims, pushing Trump on arms pact at G-20 Russian President Vladimir Putin says he does not expect any breakthroughs at the Group of 20 summit that begins Friday in Japan, but hopes of the world’s biggest economies will find common understanding on how to strengthen international institution...
2019-06-27 22:51

Germany: Russia and U.S. must uphold remaining arms treaties as INF accord ends Germany urged the United States and Russia on Thursday to preserve what is left of the international arms control framework, a day before the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) is set to run out....
2019-08-01 20:17

US approves potential sale of $2.2bn in arms to Taiwan, stoking China's anger Beijing opposes the possible sale saying the US should understand the ‘damaging nature of their decision’The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2bn in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon sa...
2019-07-09 10:34

| Putin says Russia prepared to drop START nuclear arms treaty President Vladimir Putin says Russia was prepared to drop a nuclear weapons treaty with the US and warned of "global catastrophe" if Washington keeps dismantling an international arms control regime....
2019-06-07 06:34

U.S. to keep raising pressure until Iran abandons nuclear arms program: Bolton The United States will keep increasing pressure on Iran until it abandons its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ceases its violent activities in the Middle East, John Bolton, the White House national security adviser, said on Monday....
2019-07-09 00:34

Trump plan to sell arms to Saudis faces Senate vote The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on legislation seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to complete $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, lawmakers said, making clear they want a harder line against what t...
2019-06-20 07:00

Britain acted unlawfully on Saudi arms exports, court rules A British court on Thursday ruled that the British government had acted unlawfully in allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in the conflict in Yemen....
2019-06-20 11:51

Nerve surgery helps people with paralysis control their hands and arms People with quadriplegia can feed themselves and brush their teeth thanks to nerve surgery – and doctors say it’s time to make the surgery more widely available...
2019-07-05 18:34

Expiration of Cold War-era nuclear treaty stokes fears of new arms race With the expiration of a key nuclear treaty on Friday, the Department of Defense is now free to pursue intermediate-range nuclear weapons, but some are concerned that a new arms race is on the horizon....
2019-08-02 02:51

RNC arms up for debates: ‘War room,’ counterevents, Trump supporters flood Detroit While the 2020 Democratic presidential crowd has moved into Detroit for two days of debates, the Republicans are also there to make a big point that the Trump campaign is not ceding Michigan, one of the surprise states that gave President Trump his 2...
2019-07-31 19:34

When migrants arrived in droves, this poor New Mexico city opened its arms DEMING, N.M. — Along a barren county fairground in this sleepy desert city sits a nondescript building that illustrates the depths of the nation’s migrant crisis — and the heights to which small town America can rise. Over the last several week...
2019-06-19 04:17

The Guardian view on arms control treaties: how we started worrying again | Editorial The end of the INF nuclear treaty is a bad step that could be followed by a worse oneRelief, however profound, can be quickly replaced by complacency. It is hard to remember how omnipresent the fear of nuclear war once was. Most teenagers surveyed in...
2019-08-02 01:17

Nations League Thrills And Spills Win Over Skeptics Skepticism was washed away once the games got under way with competitive football between nations of a similar level replacing meaningless friendlies and often one-sided qualifiers....
2019-06-10 22:51

Algeria wins Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early deflected goal....
2019-07-23 16:17

| England take Nations League 3rd place on penalties England deservedly claimed the consolation prize of third place at the Nations League 6-5 on penalties on Sunday after a 0-0 draw against a limited Switzerland...
2019-06-10 02:00

Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality – Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund is urging countries to protect spending on health, education and vulnerable groups amid growing concern among its members about...
2019-06-15 17:34

UEFA Nations League finals preview: All you need to know "England will seek to win their first piece of major silverware since 1966 when they take part in this week\u0027s UEFA Nations League finals in Portugal."...
2019-06-03 22:51

China Rebuked by 22 Nations Over Xinjiang Repression In an embarrassment for China, 22 countries rejected its version of events in the Xinjiang region, where a million or more people are in detention centers....
2019-07-10 23:34

Watch the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Eurosport "The Africa Cup of Nations begins on Friday June 21 and runs through to July 12. It can be watched live and exclusive on Eurosport and Eurosport Player."...
2019-06-20 19:00

| Ivory Coast on alert after Cup of Nations upsets Coach Ibrahim Kamara said his Ivory Coast side would be on their guard going into Monday's last-16 encounter with Mali after a string of surprise results at AFCON....
2019-07-07 20:51

Egypt sack coach after exit from Cup of Nations "Egypt coach Javier Aguirre became the first casualty of the Africa Cup of Nations as he was sacked just hours after the hosts were bundled out of the tournament by South Africa in the round of 16."...
2019-07-07 10:00

Benatia to captain Morocco at Africa Cup of Nations "Defender Medhi Benatia, who joined Qatari club Al Duhail from Juventus in January, was on Tuesday named captain of Morocco’s 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt this month."...
2019-06-11 21:00

Morocco v Namibia: Africa Cup of Nations – live! Latest updates on the Group D game in CairoRoundup: Uganda end 41-year wait with DR Congo win Any comments? Email Daniel | tweet @danielharris 2.58pm BST Ivory Coast or Côte d’Ivoire? Some answers from the Guardian’s Noters and Queries, quite some ti...
2019-06-23 16:00

VAR to be used in Nations League finals week, says UEFA "Video Assistant Referees (VAR) will be used at this week\u0027s UEFA Nations League finals in Portugal, Europe\u0027s soccer governing body UEFA said on Monday."...
2019-06-03 17:17

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that it would roll out a new digital currency, called Libra, from 2020....
2019-07-18 01:00

Inaugural Nations League surpasses most expectations PORTO, Portugal (AP) — The Estádio do Dragão was still filled as Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates congratulated each other and waited for the trophy presentation after Portugal won the UEFA Nations League title. When Ronaldo lifted the trophy, the...
2019-06-10 15:17

Algeria win the African Cup of Nations, beating Senegal 1-0 Algeria are champions of Africa thanks to an early goal and an enormous deflection. As with so many major finals, it wasn't a match to remember. But surely it was a night the Algerian squad will never forget....
2019-07-19 23:34

Uganda 0-1 Senegal: Africa Cup of Nations last 16 – as it happened Sadio Mané sets up quarter-final meeting with Benin 9.55pm BST Sadio Mané’s first-half goal is enough to send Senegal into a quarter-final meeting with Benin. Mané also had a penalty saved by Onyango in the second half but that never really looked li...
2019-07-06 01:34

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.’s most powerful body for the first time alongside Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam. The 193 states of the General Assembly c...
2019-06-07 19:34

Cameroon arrive late for Cup of Nations due to pay dispute "Cameroon\u0027s squad arrived in Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations late on Saturday after delaying their departure over a pay dispute, risking possible sanction."...
2019-06-22 18:17

Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease outbreaks HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some governme...
2019-06-20 13:00

Nigeria 1-0 Burundi: Africa Cup of Nations - as it happened Odion Ighalo grabs second-half winner in AlexandriaUganda shock DR Congo for first Afcon win in 40 years 7.53pm BST The Super Eagles were forced to work hard for that by a valiant Burundian team. The debutants gave as good as they got in the first ha...
2019-06-23 00:51

Algeria crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early deflected goal....
2019-07-20 11:17

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda start with unlikely win Uganda have kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 2-0 win over DR Congo, drawing level with hosts Egypt on 3 points in Group A, while a late Nigeria goal edged out Burundi. Guinea face Madagascar later....
2019-06-23 10:00

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mo Salah gives the fans what they want Egyptian fans turned out for the Pharaohs' second Group A game in the hopes not just of seeing them clinch a berth in the round of 16 but also of seeing a goal from their biggest hero. Mo Salah didn’t disappoint....
2019-06-28 07:00

UN urges reluctant EU nations to help stranded migrants The United Nations refugee agency is appealing to European governments to urgently allow in more than 500 people rescued in the Mediterranean but who remain stranded at sea as countries bicker over who should accept them...
2019-08-13 16:17

Benin 0-0 Cameroon: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened Cameroon and Benin both go through to the last 16 but Ghana top Group F courtesy of their 2-0 win against Guinea Bissau 7.22pm BST Related: Cameroon to face Nigeria in Afcon last-16 as Ghana and Benin also progress 6.53pm BST Benin’s supporters wel...
2019-07-03 02:51

DR Congo stay in Cup of Nations contention after comprehensive win "Cedric Bakambu scored twice for the Democratic Republic of Congo in a comprehensive 4-0 win over Zimbabwe on Sunday that offers them the strong possibility of advancing to the knockout stages of the tournament."...
2019-07-01 03:17

VAR controversy marks Portugal’s win in Nations League PORTO, Portugal (AP) — It was a controversial debut for video review in a UEFA nations competition on Wednesday, with Portugal having a penalty nullified because of a disputed call awarded for Switzerland. Portugal went on to win the Nations League m...
2019-06-06 02:17

6 EU nations agree to take in 'Ocean Viking' migrants Six EU countries have said they will accept more than 300 migrants from a rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean. The Maltese prime minister said none would stay in Malta, where they will disembark....
2019-08-24 09:00

Tanzania fire coach after Cup of Nations exit "Tanzania have fired their national team coach Emmanuel Amunike after they failed to win a game at the Africa Cup of Nations and exited at the group stage."...
2019-07-09 17:51

U.N. Urges Reluctant E.U. Nations to Help Stranded Migrants BRUSSELS (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency urgently appealed to European governments Tuesday to let two migrant rescue ships disembark more than 500 passengers who remain stranded at sea as countries bicker over who should take responsib...
2019-08-14 13:17

Britain broke the law on Saudi arms exports due to Yemen concerns, court rules The British government broke the law by allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in the conflict in Yemen, a British court ruled on Thursday....
2019-06-20 12:17

Hollywood star Gere visits stranded migrants on Open Arms ship American actor Richard Gere on Friday visited 121 migrants stranded for the past week on a rescue ship in the Mediterranean, as the European Union's executive urged member countries to show solidarity in finding a solution....
2019-08-09 19:00

China Warns U.S. Against Sending Missiles to Asia Amid Fears of an Arms Race A Chinese arms control official said Beijing would “not stand idly by” if the U.S. deployed missiles in the Asia-Pacific region, but did not specify what countermeasures it planned....
2019-08-06 23:00

ICE agents back down after neighbors, activists link arms to help father and son avoid feds ICE activity in Nashville's Hermitage area brought out neighbors and activists who gathered for hours to help a man and his son avoid federal agents.        ...
2019-07-23 10:00

Second Saudi ship leaves French port without arms cargo -rights group A Saudi cargo ship has left the southern French port of Fos-sur-Mer without loading its arms cargo destined for Saudi Arabia, blocked from doing so after pressure from rights campaigners, a French rights group said on Thursday....
2019-05-31 01:00

China vows response if US deploys missiles in region, arms race feared A top Chinese military official on Tuesday said Beijing would “not stand idly by” if the U.S. goes forward with deploying intermediate-range missiles in the Indo-Pacific region, raising new fears an arms race....
2019-08-06 06:51

Uh Oh: This Meaningless NBA Ranking Has Kobe Bryant Fans, The Biggest Losers In The World, Up In Arms In an effort to fill space in the period of the year when nothing’s going on in the world of basketball, NBA.com released its All-Decade teams for the 2010s era. Kobe Bryant was placed on the third All-Decade team, and this caused Kobe Bryant fans, p...
2019-08-06 22:34

Senate to vote Thursday on whether to block Trump Saudi arms sale plan The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on legislation seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to sidestep congressional review and go ahead with more than $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
2019-06-20 00:34

Unnao Rape Accused Legislator Kuldeep Sengar's Arms Licences Revoked Arms licences of Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who faces allegations of raping a minor and killing her two aunts, have been cancelled, officials said in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao today....
2019-08-03 11:34

US Senate pushes Trump to safeguard last Russian nuclear arms control treaty Exclusive: Bipartisan bill seeks New Start extension– the last formal restraint on the world’s major arsenals Bipartisan Senate legislation introduced on Wednesday aims to change the administration’s course on nuclear arms control, urging Donald Trum...
2019-08-01 11:01

Exclusive: Ex-Russian arms tycoon quietly wields influence in British PM race A former Russian arms tycoon who had connections at the highest levels of the Kremlin is a major donor to Britain's ruling Conservative Party and counts himself a friend of the man expected to be the country's next prime minister....
2019-07-19 18:17

Italian prosecutor orders to seize Open Arms boat, migrants to disembark An Italian prosecutor ordered to seize the Open Arms ship that has been stranded at sea by the Italian island of Lampedusa for the past 19 days with almost 100 migrants aboard, the prosecutor's office said on Tuesday....
2019-08-20 21:34

State Dept. Forces Out Official Who Worked on Plan That Led to Ex-Employer's Arms Deals The State Department has forced out a senior official who played a role in crafting a plan that led to billions of dollars going to the defense firm he formerly represented as a lobbyist, according to current and former U.S. officials....
2019-06-06 01:51

Putin signs bill withdrawing from nuclear arms treaty with the United States Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill Wednesday formalizing Russia’s withdrawal from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty with the United States....
2019-07-04 00:34

Donald Trump Defies Congress To Sell Arms Worth $8 Billion To Saudi, UAE US President Donald Trump's administration on Friday bypassed Congress to sell $8.1 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, citing a threat from Iran, infuriating lawmakers who fear the......
2019-05-25 06:17

Retailer Casino's Franprix and Cdiscount arms join up on Paris express delivery Casino's supermarket chain Franprix and its 'Cdiscount' E-commerce unit unveiled plans to pool their respective expertise in city center convenience stores and E-commerce to attract more clients and boost sales....
2019-05-22 15:00

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries $8.1 billion in arms, but Trump may still have the last say....
2019-06-20 21:17

U.S. officials wonder: Did Turkish leader's coup memories drive Russia arms deal? For some U.S. officials, the Trump administration's failure to persuade Turkey not to buy a Russian air defense system may have its roots in a coup attempt against President Tayyip Erdogan three years ago this week....
2019-07-18 08:34

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, two Democratic senators said. The administration is iss...
2019-05-24 21:34

Pompeo authorizes emergency arms sale to Mideast allies in challenge to Congress President Trump authorized arms sales to Middle Eastern allies Friday despite congressional attempts to block recent weapons deals with Saudi Arabia....
2019-05-25 04:34

Green: My role 'completely changes' without KD Warriors forward Draymond Green acknowledged that Kevin Durant's absence has forced him to dramatically alter his role, including becoming "more of a scoring threat."...
2019-05-30 15:51

Senegal 0-1 Algeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Belail goal sends Algeria into last 16Mané denied penalty in scrappy game 8.21pm BST Related: Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria into last 16 with win over Senegal 7.57pm BST Senegal’s haplessness against Algeria continues, as they fall to another defe...
2019-06-28 05:51

The highs and lows of fans watching the Africa Cup of Nations "If football was a president we would have a peaceful and exciting country," - the words of a young South Africa fan speaking to Reuters while watching his team play in the Africa Cup of Nations perfectly capture the unifying force of the world's mos...
2019-07-18 16:51

| Zaha strikes as Ivory Coast reach Cup of Nations last 16 Wilfried Zaha scored on his first start at this year's Africa Cup of Nations as Ivory Coast clinched a place in the last 16 with victory over Namibia....
2019-07-01 21:17

Ronaldo and Van Dijk face off in Nations League final PORTO, Portugal (AP) — The final of UEFA’s newest competition will feature another clash between Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk. The inaugural Nations League ends on Sunday in Porto with Ronaldo’s Portugal taking on the Netherlands...
2019-06-08 14:17

Portugal police monitoring hooligans during Nations League PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Authorities say they are monitoring hooligans who are in Portugal for the UEFA Nations League. Portuguese officials say some fans known to have caused problems in soccer matches in the past are in the country but are being moni...
2019-06-08 17:00

England claims 3rd place in Nations League after penalties GUIMARAES, Portugal (AP) — England beat Switzerland 6-5 in a sudden death penalty shootout Sunday to claim the consolation prize of third place in UEFA’s inaugural Nations League competition. With the game still goalless after extra time, Engla...
2019-06-09 18:17

Senegal to miss stalwart Koulibaly in Cup of Nations final "Senegal moved a step closer to a maiden Africa Cup of Nations title with their semi-final victory on Sunday but will be without key defender Kalidou Koulibaly against Algeria in Friday\u0027s title decider - live on Eurosport."...
2019-07-15 17:00

European nations, Russia back new government in Moldova Five European nations have joined NATO in appealing for "calm and restraint" in Moldova, where a court installed an interim president who immediately dissolved parliament and rival governments are fighting for control....
2019-06-11 05:34

DR Congo apologise for shock Cup of Nations defeat by Uganda "The Democratic Republic of Congo\u0027s squad have apologised to their compatriots for unexpectedly losing their opening game of the Africa Cup of Nations to underrated Uganda on Saturday."...
2019-06-23 19:51

Madagascar continue fairytale debut at Cup of Nations with first victory "Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar took a giant stride towards the next round as Marco Ilaimaharitra hammered home a late free kick to beat Burundi 1-0 in their Group B match on Thursday."...
2019-06-27 20:34

EU nations receive mixed scorecard on climate goals The European Union urged its member states on Tuesday to accelerate efforts to meet their 2030 climate goals after a review showed them falling short in some areas as the bloc's leaders prepare to debate going carbon-neutral by 2050....
2019-06-18 20:00

Senate confirms Craft as ambassador to United Nations The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Kelly Craft, a Republican donor who is currently ambassador to Canada, as ambassador to the United Nations, despite opposition from Democrats who criticized President Donald Trump's nominee as too inexperienced ...
2019-08-01 04:17

Portugal 1-0 Netherlands: Nations League final – as it happened The hosts were deserved winners of the inaugural Nations League, with Goncalo Guedes’s thumping strike settling the final in Porto 11.13pm BST Related: Nations League final fitting end to new show on the tournament scene | Barney Ronay 9.51pm BST T...
2019-06-10 06:01

Portugal win Nations League as Gonçalo Guedes does for the Netherlands At the final whistle the celebrations from Cristiano Ronaldo were joyous but relatively restrained compared to the other occasions when he has added a trophy to his collection. He hugged his teammates. He even embraced the referee. Two arms raised to...
2019-06-10 06:01

Portugal beats Netherlands to win 1st Nations League final PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Portugal has won the inaugural UEFA Nations League tournament, beating the Netherlands 1-0 in Sunday’s final for its second title in three years. Gonçalo Guedes scored the winner early in the second half to give Portugal ...
2019-06-10 01:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: The surprise package from Madagascar Madagascar have been the pleasant surprise package of this Africa Cup of Nations. Having cruised into the round of 16, they are now set to face a team that finished third in the group stage....
2019-07-01 20:34

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum products....
2019-06-13 01:01

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before a new single currency becomes a reality....
2019-06-30 21:51

Madagascar v Nigeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Live updates from Alexandria and Burundi v Guinea, kick-offs 5pm (BST)Morocco’s magic moment earns win over Ivory CoastFeel free to email Paul or tweet @Paul_Doyle 6.39pm BST 83 min: Nigeria are going nowhere fast. Madagascar are not going to be deni...
2019-06-30 19:51

Cameroon 0-0 Ghana: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened There were no goals exchanged as Cameroon and Ghana maintained their unbeaten records in the Africa Cup of Nations 7.51pm BST Cameroon probably just edged it but, in truth, it was not a very good game at all. Thanks for joining me. 7.47pm BST 90 min...
2019-06-30 01:34

| Egypt pins Africa Cup of Nations hopes on Salah Egypt's Mohamed Salah will carry the hopes of the Africa Cup of Nations hosts on his slender shoulders just weeks after winning the European crown with his club....
2019-06-21 00:51

Angola and Mauritania play out goalless draw at Cup of Nations "Angola and Mauritania drew 0-0 in Group E of the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday, leaving both sides facing a battle to advance to the knockout stages."...
2019-06-29 22:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Goalless draws the order of the day After Mauritania and Angola played out the first goalless draw of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, there proved no separating Cameroon and Ghana either. Groups E and F are both wide open as a result....
2019-06-29 21:34

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help: U.N. Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million displaced people who have fled war and persecution, the United Nations said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 07:34

Morocco 1-0 Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened Hervé Renard;s side make it six points from two matches En-Nesyri’s goal crowns accomplished performance 7.53pm BST That was a terrific performance by Morocco, perhaps the best in the tournament so far. They take three points thanks to a wonderful go...
2019-06-29 00:51

Turkey slams southern EU nations on drilling bid off Cyprus ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has criticized the leaders of southern European Union nations for urging the EU to consider taking action against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights. The Turkish Fore...
2019-06-15 14:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Tunisia in trouble after two games The top two teams in group E couldn't get the better of one another. The result leaves Tunisia in more peril than Mali, who still look favorites to advance in top spot. Later, Morocco play Ivory Coast....
2019-06-28 20:34

Lexie Alford visits all 196 sovereign nations on the planet A 21-year-old U.S. woman said she unofficially broke a Guinness World Record by becoming the youngest person to visit all 196 sovereign nations in the world....
2019-06-06 06:34

Burundi survives civil war to arrive at Africa Cup of Nations They're the lowest-ranked nation at this summer's Africa Cup of Nations (their first), have survived brutal civil war and carry the hope of home with them to Egypt. In a sense, they've already won....
2019-06-21 22:00

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Africa Cup of Nations updates from the 9pm BST opener in CairoFrom Sarr to Ziyech: 10 to watch at the Africa Cup of NationsEmail Paul here or tweet @Paul_Doyle 10.43pm BST 82 min: Billiat dances past two opponents down the left wing, leaving them to...
2019-06-21 23:51

Africa Cup of Nations: Uganda end 41-year wait with win over DR Congo • Patrick Kaddu and Emmanuel Okwi seal 2-0 win• Uganda had not won match at Afcon since 1978Uganda won at the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time in more than 40 years as they upset the Democratic Republic of Congo 2-0 in their opening Gr...
2019-06-23 00:51

| Fittest team will win Africa Cup of Nations says Nigeria coach Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said he expects that after a demanding season in Europe, plus the heat in Egypt, will mean the fittest team will be crowned African champions....
2019-06-06 18:34

Keita on treatment table again in Africa Cup of Nations blow "Naby Keita\u0027s return from injury looks to have been short-lived with Guinea announcing on Friday he is unsure of competing in their must-win last group game at the Africa Cup of Nations against Burundi."...
2019-06-28 17:34

World Cup shows how nations back women's soccer — or don't France is hosting 24 teams for the Women's World Cup. Though the athletes play professionally in 34 countries, some leagues are better represented than others. Where are conditions for women's football best — and why?...
2019-06-28 07:00

India Will Be In Top 3 Scientific Nations By 2030: Harsh Vardhan Taking charge of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan today expressed confidence that Indian scientists will fulfill Prime Minister's dream of bringing India to the top......
2019-06-04 12:00

Africa Cup of Nations: Abderrazak Hamdallah set for Morocco return After a record-breaking season in Saudi Arabia striker Abderrazak Hamdallah is set for his first Morocco appearance since Herve Renard took over as coach....
2019-05-27 14:00

In a first, 22 nations condemned China’s repression of Uigher Muslims. Without the U.S. This week’s step to condemn China has illustrated the way in which U.S. allies have begun to adapt to Trump’s abandoning of global bodies and treaties....
2019-07-11 19:17

Trippier left out of England squad for Nations League "Tottenham Hotspur pair Kieran Trippier and Harry Winks and Southampton duo James Ward-Prowse and Nathan Redmond have been left out of England\u0027s final 23-man squad for the Nations League finals."...
2019-05-28 00:01

| Kane in England squad for Nations League finals Harry Kane was included in England's 23-man squad for the Nations League finals but Tottenham Hotspur team-mates Harry Winks and Kieran Trippier were both left out....
2019-05-28 02:51

From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in endangered species Representatives of some 180 nations are meeting to agree on protections for vulnerable species, taking up issues such as the trade in ivory and the demand for shark fin soup that is decimating shark populations...
2019-08-17 12:00

As Nations Look to Tax Tech Firms, U.S. Scrambles to Broker a Deal The proposed levies on firms like Facebook and Google are pitting traditional allies against one another and threatening to set off a cascade of tax increases and tariffs....
2019-07-12 13:51

Algeria fans celebrate Africa Cup of Nations win – video Fans have been celebrating Algeria’s Africa Cup of Nations title after a second-minute goal by Baghdad Bounedjah gave them a 1-0 win over Senegal in the final. Their players and fans celebrated a career-defining achievement as the Fennec Foxes claime...
2019-07-20 13:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mikel Obi admits this will be his last tournament Captain John Mikel Obi confirms that Egypt 2019 will be his last Africa Cup of Nations for Nigeria and vows to help the team 'finish with the trophy.'...
2019-07-08 00:00

Algeria v Guinea: Africa Cup of Nations, round of 16 – live! Updates from the 8pm BST kick-off in CairoMadagascar win shootout to extend dream runYou can email Daniel here or tweet him here 9.19pm BST 61 min Algeria stroke it about and look like they’ve a real chance of winning the competition. They’ve got a l...
2019-07-07 22:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal end Benin's fairytale Senegal became the first side to book their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals courtesy of a 1-0 win over Benin. Everton's Idrissa Gueye scored the only goal of the game....
2019-07-10 21:34

Africa Cup of Nations: Tanzania must learn from exit, says Amuneke Tanzania's head coach Emmanuel Amuneke says the Africa Cup of Nations has been a real 'eye-opener' for the Taifa Stars following an early exit in Egypt....
2019-07-03 18:34

Uganda part company with Desabre after Cup of Nations exit "Uganda have parted company with coach Sebastien Desabre despite performing above expectations at the Africa Cup of Nations where they reached the last 16."...
2019-07-07 11:34

At UN body, 22 nations urge China to end Xinjiang detentions Human Rights Watch says 22 Western countries have issued a statement urging China to end mass arbitrary detentions and other violations against Uighurs and other Muslims in the Xinjiang region...
2019-07-10 23:17

United Nations Says 80 Countries May Ramp Up Climate Pledges The countries may increase their climate goals, but the United Nations says that to avert extreme warming, an “exponential increase in ambition” is needed....
2019-05-28 23:00

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan’s international standing threatens to increase t...
2019-05-24 07:00

The US fired off a previously banned missile, the first since the collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms pact with Russia DoD photo by Scott Howe The US military conducted its first flight test of a ground-launched cruise missile in a test that would have been banned prior to the recent collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms agreement with Russia. After withdrawing fr...
2019-08-20 21:34

NATO wants to avoid 'new arms race' with Russia, promises 'measured' response after treaty scrapped NATO said it will respond “in a measured and responsible” way to Russia’s new missiles, but said the alliance will work to avoid a new arms race after the end of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty....
2019-08-02 23:34

UPDATE 1-U.S. lags in export financing arms race fueled by China -EXIM report China provided as much as $130 billion in government export financing support in 2018, dwarfing every other country and fueling a new export lending arms race, the U.S. Export-Import Bank said in a report on Friday....
2019-06-28 17:51

Trump is provoking a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. What could go wrong? | Simon Tisdall The president is riding roughshod over international treaties to make a killing – no matter who gets killedHow grimly galling, as Donald Trump ostentatiously marks today’s 75th anniversary of one of the world’s biggest battles, that he is so ready to...
2019-06-06 14:17

U.S. State Department misses deadline to explain Iran arms control report: aide The U.S. State Department failed to meet a deadline on Thursday to provide information to three congressional committee chairmen looking into whether an annual arms control report slanted and politicized assessments about Iran, a congressional aide s...
2019-05-24 03:51

Turkey has until next month to cancel a multibillion-dollar Russian arms deal or face US penalties Turkey must cancel a multibillion-dollar deal with Russia and buy the U.S.-made Patriot missile system or face removal from Lockheed Martin's F-35 program, forfeiture of 100 promised F-35 jets and imposition of U.S. sanctions....
2019-05-21 22:17

Trump invokes emergency powers to sidestep congress and sell arms to Saudi Arabia US President Donald Trump swept aside objections from Congress to sell arms to Saudi Arabia by invoking a state of national emergency because of tensions with Iran....
2019-05-25 00:00

As fears of war loom, Trump’s Iran policy, arms deals face challenges in Congress Lawmakers are planning several moves to restrain the president’s options when it comes to challenging Iran militarily and arming Tehran’s regional enemies....
2019-06-15 08:51

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing threats the kingdom faces from Iran....
2019-05-25 00:00

Senators Reach Deal to Vote on Blocking Trump Administration’s Saudi Arms Sale WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a deal with the Senate’s Republican leadership to vote on more than a dozen resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Majority Leader Mitch McConnel...
2019-06-20 04:17

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan in a move that will likely anger China Getty Images The US State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday. China has warned the US against arms sale...
2019-07-09 11:34

UK PM Johnson gives brother Jo government role British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave his younger brother Jo Johnson a job in his new government on Wednesday, appointing him as a minister of state at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the PM's office said in a stateme...
2019-07-25 04:01

Tim Duncan is back with Spurs in a different role Gregg Popovich has made some additions to the coaching staff in San Antonio, and he’ll have a very familiar face on the Spurs bench with him. Two-time NBA MVP Tim Duncan, who retired in 2016 after 19 seasons with San Antonio, will join Popovich’s sta...
2019-07-23 09:17

EU top jobs explained: who is coming in and what is their role? From Ursula von der Leyen at the European commission to Christine Lagarde at the ECB, your guide to key EU jobsOutgoing: Jean-Claude JunckerIncoming: Ursula von der Leyen Continue reading......
2019-07-04 00:51

Merkel seeks to reassure Western Balkan nations of EU future German Chancellor Angela Merkel sought to reassure Western Balkan nations aspiring to join the European Union that there is still strong support for the process...
2019-07-05 18:51

Sterling set to captain England in Nations League semi - reports "Raheem Sterling is reportedly set to lead England out in their UEFA Nations League semi-final against the Netherlands on Thursday night in Guimaraes."...
2019-06-05 16:34

United Nations chief calls for more support for cyclone-hit Mozambique U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on the international community to provide more aid to Mozambique, where two cyclones spurred by climate change killed hundreds and wrought widespread destruction earlier this year....
2019-07-11 22:17

Africa Cup of Nations: Benin shock Morocco to set up Senegal clash Outsiders win 4-1 on penalties after 1-1 drawSadio Mané gets Senegal winner against UgandaBenin have delivered one of the biggest upsets in Africa Cup of Nations history, eliminating much-fancied Morocco on penalties after Hakim Ziyech missed a late ...
2019-07-06 01:34

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria players' strike averted after payment The threat of another pay row by Nigeria players at the Nations Cup is averted after the country's football federation pays outstanding bonuses and allowances....
2019-06-29 15:17

Senate Confirms Trump’s Pick For New United Nations Ambassador WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed Kelly Craft to become the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations despite Democratic concerns about her inexperience and potential conflicts of interest. Craft, a longtime GOP activist from Kentucky, is ...
2019-08-01 16:34

Donald Trump says 'favored-nations clause' on drug prices is on its way President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration intends to announce a plan to decrease prescription drug costs based on the lowest price other countries pay....
2019-07-06 10:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Victor Wanyama's final against his best friend Kenya's game against Senegal on Monday is a final of sorts. The winner will make the knockout rounds. The nation is hoping Victor Wanyama, the idol of a generation, can guide them to victory....
2019-06-29 19:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mauritania and Angola play out stalemate There was no separating Mauritania and Angola as the two nations played out the first goalless draw of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Group E. Both sides still have a chance of qualifying with one game left to play....
2019-06-29 21:17

Want to stop climate change? Jared Diamond says nations need therapy In his new book Upheaval, polymath Jared Diamond says nations need a special kind of therapy to solve big problems like climate change, Brexit and nuclear proliferation...
2019-06-09 05:34

Nations League Seeks Foothold in Crowded Soccer Landscape The new European event, which concludes on Sunday, is expected to be held every two years, and the 2020-21 event may even be a part of World Cup qualifying....
2019-06-05 18:34

Iran files complaint to United Nations about U.S. drone: Tasnim Iran said on Friday it had formally filed a complaint to the United Nations against the United States over the violation of its airspace with an unmanned drone shot down by Tehran earlier this month, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported....
2019-06-28 17:17

Stakes Are High as Nations Seek Accord on Taxing in Digital Age International negotiators say they are making progress on rewriting rules for how countries tax multinational corporations, marching toward consensus even as trade and climate policy divide developed nations....
2019-06-06 15:00

BRICS Urges Nations To Prevent Terrorist Actions From Their Territories India along with other BRICS nations on Friday called on all states to prevent financing of terrorist networks and of terrorist actions from their territories, as they pledged to combat terrorism and......
2019-06-28 15:51

Husband charged with murder of United Nations aid worker, report The husband of a United Nations worker killed at her family home in Fiji last month has been charged with one count of murder, according to Suva police....
2019-08-12 12:17

Netherlands v England: Nations League semi-final – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the 7.45pm BST match in GuimaraesSean Ingle on the England fans who poisoned PortoSend your thoughts to Scott.Murray@theguardian.com 7.44pm BST The teams are out! It’s been tipping down all day in northern Portugal. The ...
2019-06-06 20:51

Netherlands beats England 3-1 to reach Nations League final GUIMARAES, Portugal (AP) — The Netherlands took advantage of two sloppy defensive mistakes by England in extra time to earn a 3-1 win in the semifinals of the Nations League on Thursday. An own goal by Kyle Walker gave the Dutch the lead after John S...
2019-06-07 00:00

United Nations condemns car bomb that killed workers in Benghazi The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned a car bomb attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed three staff members and injured dozens of others, including civilians....
2019-08-12 09:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Cebio Soukou, Benin's boy from Bochum In March 2019, German-born Cebio Soukou won his first cap for Benin. Now he's about to represent his father's homeland at the Africa Cup of Nations, where he's expecting an exciting tournament – and the title....
2019-06-28 07:00

4 nations vote in high-stakes European Union election The Czech Republic, Slovakia, Malta and Latvia are casting their ballots in day three of EU parliamentary elections. Many predict nationalists and far-right groups are expected to make historic gains....
2019-05-25 22:34

Portugal v Switzerland: Nations League semi-final – live! Nations League semi-final updates from the 7.45pm BST gameAnd feel free to email Barry or tweet him @bglendenning 7.54pm BST 7 min: Cristiano Ronaldo wins a corner for Portugal, from which nothing comes. 7.53pm BST 4 min: A good start by the Swiss, ...
2019-06-05 21:00

Malaysia to send back plastic waste to foreign nations Malaysia says it will send back some 3,000 metric tonnes (330 tons) of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries including the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations....
2019-05-28 11:00

Soccer: UEFA confirms new laws will not be implemented at Nations League This week's Nations League finals and Euro 2020 qualifiers will not feature changes to the laws of the game which officially came into effect from June, European soccer governing body UEFA said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 12:34

England v Switzerland: Nations League third-place play-off – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the playoff in GuimaraesSouthgate commits to England and rules out taking Chelsea jobSend your emails and thoughts to Rob here 2.04pm BST 2 min: Harry Kane hits the bar! It was a brilliant effort, a first-time chip on th...
2019-06-09 15:17

Nations agree new contract for delayed Airbus A400M: sources Airbus has reached final agreement with European buyer nations for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defense project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
2019-06-13 19:00

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Young, lesser-known talents to watch out for Every major international tournament offers young, lesser-know talents a chance to shine on a bigger stage. Here we take a look at some of the African emerging stars to keep your eyes on at the 2019 AFCON....
2019-06-21 21:17

Ismaila Sarr to Hakim Ziyech: 10 to watch at the Africa Cup of Nations Our list of potential stars of the tournament, which starts in Egypt on Friday, also includes the hosts’ hero Mohamed SalahA brilliant season for Ajax has alerted some of Europe’s biggest sides to the playmaker’s talent, with the 26-year-old notching...
2019-06-21 20:34

Senegal v Algeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 final – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the final in CairoPatriotism and soft power: how Egypt sought to gain from AfconEmail Paul here or tweet @Paul_Doyle 8.12pm BST 10 min: Niang, who has had a stinker of tournament all told, fails to control a low pass fr...
2019-07-19 21:17

Nations League winner Portugal rises in FIFA rankings ZURICH (AP) — Nations League champion Portugal is up two places to No. 5 in the FIFA men’s rankings which are still led by Belgium. World champion France in second, Copa America host Brazil, and England complete an unchanged top four in the sta...
2019-06-14 12:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal and Nigeria reach semis Senegal became the first side to book their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals courtesy of a 1-0 win over Benin, while Nigeria overcame South Africa thanks to a last-gasp winner....
2019-07-11 07:51

5 nations still committed to Iran nuclear deal to meet in Austria Iran and five countries that signed the 2015 Obama-era nuclear deal have agreed to meet in Austria this weekend to discuss the agreement and try to ease tensions in the Persian Gulf region....
2019-07-23 18:51

2,000 air force personnel from 4 nations join Red Flag-Alaska exercises Red Flag-Alaska, an exercise involving 2,000 personnel, 85 aircraft and the air forces of four Pacific Rim countries, is underway, the U.S. Air Force announced....
2019-06-15 01:34

Gerald Asamoah on Africa Cup of Nations: When games are on, 'the streets are almost empty' Born in Ghana, Gerald Asamoah came to Germany as a child and went on to play in the Bundesliga and for Germany. He spoke to DW about the Africa Cup of Nations and why African players are in such high demand....
2019-06-20 18:34

Algeria Sink Senegal To Claim Second Africa Cup Of Nations Title Algeria clinched their first Africa Cup of Nations title in 29 years, and the country's first on foreign soil, having lifted the trophy as hosts in 1990....
2019-07-20 07:17

Nations approve greater protections for world giraffe population Parties voted Thursday at the World Wildlife Conference in Switzerland to limit giraffe parts international trade to help protect the species from extinction....
2019-08-23 20:34

U.N. World Population Prospects: Nations not growing as quickly, getting older The world population is expected to climb to just under 10 billion over the next three decades -- a rise of nearly 20 percent over the current population, a United Nations report said Monday....
2019-06-17 23:00

Gerald Asamoah on Africa Cup of Nations: 'When games are on, the streets empty' Born in Ghana, Gerald Asamoah came to Germany as a child and went on to play in the Bundesliga and for Germany. Asamoah spoke to DW about the Africa Cup of Nations and why African players are in such high demand....
2019-06-20 10:51

| World Rugby scraps controversial Nations Championship plans World Rugby has scrapped controversial plans to introduce a Nations Championship saying that resistance to the idea had brought about their decision....
2019-06-20 04:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: highs, lows and moments of mayhem From basketball-style thrillers to great goals and Algeria’s final triumph we pick the highlights from a hectic tournamentAlgeria’s quarter-final victory against Ivory Coast felt like two top sides going head to head, the tension cranking up after Jo...
2019-07-20 20:34

'We were a real family': Algeria reflect on Africa Cup of Nations win – video ‘We were like brothers, we were a real family,’ said Algeria player Aïssa Mandi after Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time, beating Senegal 1-0 in the final with a heavily deflected goal early on by Al Sadd striker Baghdad Bouned...
2019-07-20 23:17

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Chaotic buildup, mouthwatering tournament The competition kicks off in Egypt this week, with 24 teams in the running. Several changes and alterations mean that this year's Africa Cup of Nations has several surprises in store, not to mention some quality squads....
2019-06-19 17:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Chaotic buildup, mouthwatering tournament The competition kicks off in Egypt this week, with 24 teams in the running. Several changes and alterations mean that this year's Africa Cup of Nations has several surprises in store, not to mention some quality squads....
2019-06-21 21:17

Canada’s Big 3 slowly adopting unlimited data plans — but still lag behind other nations Rogers is making a shift in its wireless service offerings by introducing unlimited data plans — something Canada's three national carriers have been slow to adopt....
2019-06-13 16:51

Southeast Asian nations vow to combat plastic debris in oceans Southeast Asian nations vowed on Saturday to fight against plastic pollution in the ocean, as their leaders adopted a joint declaration during a summit in Bangkok....
2019-06-22 18:51

US Senate Confirms Kelly Craft As Ambassador To United Nations The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Kelly Craft, a Republican donor who is currently ambassador to Canada, as ambassador to the United Nations, despite opposition from Democrats who criticized......
2019-08-01 05:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: LeRoy criticises new timing of tournament Frenchman Claude LeRoy criticises the new timing of the Africa Cup of Nations, saying that top players arrive exhausted after a long European season....
2019-07-17 15:00

Madagascar v Tunisia: Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final – live! Africa Cup of Nations updates from the 8pm BST kick-offJonathan Wilson: Afcon has had more drama than qualityAnd you can email Paul here or tweet him here 7.42pm BST Algeria win the toss and choose to take the first penalty ... 7.37pm BST ET 120+3: D...
2019-07-11 20:51

| Fallout runs deep as Salah, Egypt flop at Cup of Nations After his tale of redemption with Liverpool this season, Mohamed Salah was instead left in disbelief once more as Egypt crashed out of their own Africa Cup of Nations....
2019-07-07 20:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar stun DR Congo on penalties Madagascar's fairytale tournament continued in dramatic and thrilling fashion against the DR Congo. Later on, Algeria play Guinea for the right to play either Mali or Ivory Coast in the quarterfinals....
2019-07-07 22:34

Imperiled by climate change, Pacific nations chide Australia Small Pacific islands nations at risk from rising sea levels lambasted Australia on Friday after it blocked moves at a regional forum to set down tough policies to combat climate change....
2019-08-17 00:00

Ronaldo heads Portugal squad for Nations League finals "Hosts Portugal named their squad for next month\u0027s inaugural Nations League finals on Thursday with Cristiano Ronaldo heading the bill and an inclusion for Benfica teenager Joao Felix."...
2019-05-23 16:17

| The Netherlands outclass England to reach Nations League final England's long wait for a trophy since 1966 goes on as the Netherlands set up a Nations League final meeting with Portugal on Sunday with a 3-1 win after extra-time in Guimaraes....
2019-06-07 09:00

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar beat DR Congo in shootout as dream goes on Madagascar’s remarkable run at the Africa Cup of Nations continues, with the outsiders now into the quarter-finals after beating DR Congo on penalties.Nicolas Dupuis’ side held their nerve in the shootout in Alexandria, scoring all four spot-kicks as...
2019-07-07 22:34

United Nations warns of high civilian casualties in Afghanistan Terrorists "deliberately and knowingly targeted" civilians during the holy month of Ramadan resulting in a high number of innocent people killed, the United Nations said Monday....
2019-06-10 21:51

All eyes on Women's World Cup, plus the Nations League and more – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Lars Sivertsen, Mark Langdon and Suzy Wrack discuss the opening weekend of France 2019, the conclusion of the Nations League, disrespect via kitchen utensils and an Ultrasling 3Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter ...
2019-06-10 23:17

Watch: Mohamed Salah nets first goal at African Cup of Nations Egyptian soccer sensation Mohamed Salah scored his first goal at the 2019 African Cup of Nations during a 2-0 win against the Dominican Republic of Congo Wednesday in Cairo, Egypt....
2019-06-27 20:34

Tunisia frees United Nations expert suspected of espionage Tunisia has freed a United Nations expert monitoring sanctions against neighboring Libya who was held for nearly two months on suspicion of espionage....
2019-05-23 04:00

Two coaches who grew up in same Parisian suburb in Africa Cup of Nations final "Two coaches of the same age who grew up in the same Parisian suburb will clash on the touchline when their sides meet in the Africa Cup of Nations final on Friday."...
2019-07-18 20:34

World’s nations gather to tackle wildlife extinction crisis Giraffes, sharks, glass frogs - and the woolly mammoth - may get boosted protection at summitFrom giraffes to sharks, the world’s endangered species could gain better protection at an international wildlife conference.The triennial summit of Conventi...
2019-08-17 23:34

Mali 0-1 Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 last 16 – as it happened Wilfried Zaha’s second-half goal was enough to earn an underwhelming Ivory Coast victory over Mali and a quarter-final against Algeria 7.23pm BST Related: Africa Cup of Nations: Wilfried Zaha fires Ivory Coast past wasteful Mali 7.07pm BST That’s a...
2019-07-08 20:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Seedorf says Cameroon are ready despite bonus row Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf says the African champions have not been affected by the bonus row which delayed their journey to Egypt for the Nations Cup....
2019-06-23 20:17

Record 70.8 Million People Displaced At End Of 2018, Says United Nations More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday....
2019-06-19 10:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar shock Nigeria to top Group B Madagascar, ranked 108th in the world, caused the biggest upset of the tournament so far as they beat Gernot Rohr's Nigeria to win Group B. Elsewhere, Guinea must wait to see if third place will be enough....
2019-06-30 21:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria will ignore favourites tag, says Iwobi Nigeria will 'ignore' the fact many view the Super Eagles as favourites for the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of the semi-finals, says Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi....
2019-07-12 20:34

Algeria 2-1 Nigeria: Africa Cup of Nations semi-final – as it happened Riyad Mahrez scored a last-second, stoppage-time free-kick to send Algeria into Friday’s final against SenegalBronn own goal sends Senegal through to final 11.19pm BST Related: Riyad Mahrez strike sinks Nigeria and puts Algeria in Afcon final 10.03...
2019-07-15 10:34

15 nations are reportedly banding together to monitor suspect cryptocurrency transfers Some 15 countries, including Australia and Singapore, are reportedly banding together to create a data collection and sharing system on individuals carrying out cryptocurrency transactions. According to Nikkei, the common goal would be to prevent fun...
2019-08-09 15:34

Saudi Arabia asks nations to respond to Iran with ‘firmness’ JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says Muslim nations must confront recent attacks blamed on Iran with “all means of force and firmness.” Ibrahim al-Assaf made the comments early Thursday at a meeting of fo...
2019-05-30 10:51

England vs Netherlands: How big is the Nations League? Standard Sport podcast After two all English European finals the attention now turns to the national team as England take on the Netherlands in the semi-final of the inaugural Nations League....
2019-06-04 03:17

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Madagascar shock Nigeria to top group • Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria; Burundi 0-2 Guinea• Mohamed Salah scores as Egypt beat UgandaMadagascar pulled off one of the great shocks of the Africa Cup of Nations finals when they upset Nigeria 2-0 on Sunday to finish top of Group B and advance to the...
2019-07-01 12:00

Raheem Sterling ‘set to captain England’ against Netherlands in Nations League • Forward in line to win 50th cap on Thursday in Portugal• Gareth Southgate may not start Kane or Henderson after MadridRaheem Sterling’s management company has suggested he will be named as England’s captain for Thursday’s Nations League semi-final ...
2019-06-05 22:51

Rugby: Japan beat United States 34-20 to win Pacific Nations Cup Japan overpowered a dogged United States 34-20 to win the Pacific Nations Cup in Suva on Saturday and enjoy a timely confidence boost six weeks out from hosting the World Cup....
2019-08-10 11:34

Chance to end barren years fires England up for Nations League "Not even England\u0027s most passionate supporters would suggest that winning this week\u0027s Nations League Finals would compare with a World Cup triumph but after last year\u0027s excitement, Gareth Southgate\u0027s men are now eyeing football\u0...
2019-06-03 22:51

UK must look after its own ships in the Gulf, says Pompeo US secretary of state’s comment reflects tensions with UK over Iran nuclear dealThe UK must be responsible for the safety of its own ships in the Gulf, the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has said.His remarks reflect unresolved tensions between B...
2019-07-22 16:17

Iran tensions: 1,500 US troops head to Middle East as Trump seals $7bn Saudi arms sale White House downplays prospect of conflict but blames Iran for tanker bombings and Iraq attackThe US will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming weeks to counter what the Pentagon has said is an e...
2019-05-25 15:17

US official urges MPs to reconsider Huawei role A senior US cybersecurity official used a speech in parliament to urge the UK to ban Huawei from the rollout of 5G mobile networks.Huawei has long been excluded from America’s telecoms networks on national security grounds based on fears the c...
2019-06-21 17:00

Bernadette Peters: 'Every role I've played, I've thought – that's me!' The Broadway powerhouse talks about trusting Sondheim, hearing others sing her songs and waiting to be taken seriouslyCafe Luxembourg, the closet-sized New York bistro Bernadette Peters chooses for our lunch, opened in 1983 and seems almost unchanged...
2019-05-30 07:51

Joe Biden said he wants to end 'forever wars' but ignored his own role in starting them Associated Press Former Vice President Joe Biden called for an end to "forever wars" in a speech on foreign policy in New York City on Thursday, but did not acknowledge his own role in starting such conflicts. Biden voted in favor of the Iraq War a...
2019-07-12 02:34

Canadian man gets 26 years for role in suicide attack A Canadian man has been sentenced to 26 years in U.S. prison for supporting a group of jihadists who committed a 2009 suicide attack that killed five American soldiers in Iraq....
2019-06-18 21:00

Walmart Examines Role in Confronting Gun Violence Walmart’s chief executive said he was rethinking the company’s role in confronting gun violence in the wake of two deadly shootings at Walmart stores, but didn’t offer specific plans or changes to its firearms and ammunition sales....
2019-08-08 01:00

Lloyd adjusts to new role, but doesn’t accept it PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd is not accepting her new role. Not at all. Lloyd was the star of the 2015 Women’s World Cup four years ago in Canada, scoring three goals in the first 16 minutes of the final to help the U.S. national team win its thir...
2019-06-15 21:51

Digital transformation and the role of network visibility Nearly eight in 10 companies in the U.S. are in the process of undergoing a digital transformation (DX) and worldwide, DX spending is predicted to reach nearly $2 trillion in 2022, according to IDC. When enterprises digitally transform, IT environmen...
2019-05-22 16:34

Maisie Williams will play another badass in her next TV role The Night King was no match for Arya Stark, so it stands to reason that the murderous gangster who sets his sights on Maisie Williams in her next project doesn't stand a chance....
2019-06-27 22:34

Role-Locking Could Resuscitate The Overwatch League “Can I say anything I want?” asked Jong-ryeol “Saebyeolbe” Park after a particularly satisfying victory for his Overwatch League team, the New York Excelsior, last year. His translator nodded. Park’s eyes lit up. “I’m the best Tracer in the world.” H...
2019-07-03 03:51

Jos Buttler could be given leading role for England against Afghanistan • Eoin Morgan and Jason Roy are injury doubts• James Vince set to step up at Old TraffordThe joke going around the England dressing room after Friday’s World Cup group stage victory over West Indies was that they simply could not wait to get out of S...
2019-06-15 19:34

Overwatch League's Role Lock Changes Still Can't Please Fans Overwatch League fans asked for change, and they got it. The season’s fourth stage kicked off three weeks ago with the introduction of a 2-2-2 role lock that requires teams to be made up of two tanks, two DPS heroes, and two supports. This change wou...
2019-08-14 03:51

Xi says China will play 'constructive role' on Venezuela China will work with the international community to play a constructive role with Venezuela and help the country to get back on a normal development path as soon as possible, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Russian media....
2019-06-05 08:17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: 'Football is like a religion' - Michael Ngadeu Ngadjui Michael Ngadeu Ngadjui won the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations with Cameroon, and now hopes to defend the title. Speaking with DW, he discussed the favorites' strengths and weaknesses, and his formative years in Germany....
2019-06-28 07:00

Clarence Seedorf sacked as Cameroon coach after Africa Cup of Nations exit • Defending champions knocked out in the last 16• Seedorf’s assistant Patrick Kluivert also leavesCameroon have sacked Clarence Seedorf after their disappointing performance at the Africa Cup of Nations, with his departure coming after the country’s ...
2019-07-16 23:00

Pompeo to visit four Latin American nations in security, migration push U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit four Latin American countries this week, with a focus on Venezuela's crisis, the surge of migrants at the U.S. southern border, and more security cooperation, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
2019-07-17 00:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria and Tunisia complete semifinal lineup Algeria booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals with a penalty shootout win over the Ivory Coast. Elsewhere, Madagascar's fairytale ended as Tunisia picked up their first win of the competition....
2019-07-12 10:34

Nations League: Goncalo Guedes strike guides Portugal to title It wasn't a classic final, but Portugal beat the Netherlands by a single goal to win the first ever Nations League title. The final, played at the home stadium of Porto, was settled by Goncalo Guedes' second-half strike....
2019-06-10 02:00

Soccer: Inaugural Nations League finals a wide-open contest Still something of a novelty, UEFA's inaugural Nations League tournament reaches its final stage with a four-team mini-competition in Portugal this week, which will be short and sharp and looks to be a wide-open contest....
2019-06-03 13:34

Gerald Asamoah on Africa Cup of Nations 2019: When games are on, 'the streets are almost empty' Born in Ghana, Gerald Asamoah came to Germany as a child and went on to play in the Bundesliga and for Germany. He spoke to DW about the Africa Cup of Nations and why African players are in such high demand....
2019-06-21 17:51

Asian nations scramble to stop spread of contagious swine fever HANOI, Vietnam — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some governments f...
2019-06-20 14:34

Latin American nations warn citizens about US travel after deadly shootings Two violence-plagued Latin American countries are warning against traveling to the US following the weekend’s back-to-back mass shootings. Uruguay and Venezuela — both nations that US citizens are already warned off visiting — issue...
2019-08-06 19:00

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Wilfried Zaha and Sadio Mane star Late goals from Wilfried Zaha and Maxwel Cornet helped put a gloss on Ivory Coast's critical victory over Namibia. Zaha's fellow Premier League forward Sadio Mane missed and scored a penalty to help Senegal progress....
2019-07-02 03:34

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria and Tunisia complete semifinal line-up Algeria booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals with a penalty shootout win over the Ivory Coast. Elsewhere, Madagascar's fairytale ended as Tunisia picked up their first win of the competiton....
2019-07-12 02:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Morocco stunned by Benin, Senegal sneak through Benin pulled off the shock of the Africa Cup of Nations so far by beating Morocco in a shootout, following Hakim Ziyech's stoppage time penalty miss for Morocco. Later, Sadio Mane scored as Senegal edged out Uganda....
2019-07-06 00:17

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Africa Cup of Nations pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their final pool match, local media has reported."...
2019-06-28 17:34

United Nations urges Canada to take more Mexican migrants from Central America The United Nations is urging Canada to help ease Mexico's refugee burden by helping resettle some of the most vulnerable of its new arrivals, including women, children and LGBTQ people....
2019-05-26 21:17