TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 21:00

‘Unlock opportunities’ and pave the way for sustainable development, UN chief urges on World Population Day

As the number of people on the planet continues to rise, UN Secretary-General António Guterres marked World Population Day by highlighting the close link between the 2030...

‘Unlock opportunities’ and pave the way for sustainable development, UN chief urges on World Population Day

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UN highlights profound implication of population trends on sustainable development The United Nations is highlighting the important role that population trends play in promoting sustainable development, during the annual Commission on Population and Development, which began at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday....
2019-05-21 14:51

‘The clock is ticking’ on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, says UN deputy chief Pointing to climate change, inequalities and other serious challenges, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a forum on Thursday Development that “the clock is ticking” down, to making the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development...
2019-05-21 14:51

‘Critical moment’ for sustainable development, UN chief tells major financing forum “Uneven growth, rising debt levels, possible upticks in financial volatility, and heightened global trade tensions” are hampering progress on reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), UN chief António Guterres told the Forum on Financing for...
2019-05-21 14:51

‘Ground-breaking innovation’ is needed in cities, where ‘the battle for sustainable development will be won or lost,’ says UN human settlements chief If the battle to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is to be won or lost in cities, then they need to “achieve a lasting impact on communities and to ensure that no one is left behind,” the head of the UN agency dealing with sustainable...
2019-05-29 23:34

Asia-Pacific showing ‘decisive leadership’ on road to 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, deputy UN chief tells key forum Nations across Asia and the Pacific need to take bold action to ensure empowerment, inclusiveness and equality if the region is to realize the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a major UN conference has heard....
2019-05-21 14:51

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, according to a high-level United Nations forum on the situation in Arab States....
2019-05-21 16:51

Engaging women and girls in science ‘vital’ for Sustainable Development Goals Boosting the number of women and girls entering careers involving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) is vital to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, UN chief António Guterres said on Monday, in a message to mark the Internatio...
2019-05-21 20:17

UN blue helmets in South Sudan use Sustainable Development Goals to help build peace    The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has concluded the week by harnessing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to support the nation, including by offering free medical services, encompassing SDG 3’s target on health coverage....
2019-05-21 15:17

From philanthropy to profit: how clean energy is kickstarting sustainable development in east Africa Until recently, Namacurra district, in the Zambezia province of Mozambique, some 1,500 km from the capital Maputo, did not have any basic services – such as schools, health centres, or even energy – connecting the region to the electricity grid would...
2019-05-31 15:34

UN conference agrees better ways for Global South countries to work together on sustainable development The Second High-Level UN Conference on South-South Cooperation, known as BAPA+40, concluded on Friday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a political declaration agreed by more than 160 Member States renewing the global commitment in the promotion and i...
2019-05-21 14:51

Now is the time to seize ‘unprecedented opportunity’ of the Sustainable Development Forum, says ECOSOC President Nations across the world now have an “unprecedented opportunity to talk to each other and learn from each other”, Inga Rhonda King, President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC), said on Tuesday, kicking off the annual High-level Political...
2019-07-10 00:00

‘Comprehensively include migrants’ or sustainable development won’t happen, warns General Assembly President Migration and sustainable development are “deeply interconnected” and the 2030 Agenda, the UN’s blueprint for a sustainable future for all, will not be achieved if we do not “comprehensively include migrants,” the President of the General Assembly sa...
2019-05-21 17:51

At China’s Belt and Road Forum, Guterres calls for 'inclusive, sustainable and durable' development China’s international trade and economic development plan – known as the Belt and Road Initiative – could contribute to a more equitable, prosperous world, and to reversing the negative impact of climate change, Secretary-General António Guterres sai...
2019-05-21 14:51

Inclusion, equality a must for ‘long-lasting peace and sustainable development’, UN official tells high-level event in Baku Exclusion and deep inequality will forever thwart “long-lasting peace and sustainable development”, a high-level official from the United Nations cultural agency said on Thursday at the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue....
2019-05-21 16:17

World Bank chief urges reforms to attract investment amid trade uncertainty Uncertainty from trade tensions and slowing global growth is increasing the need for developing countries to pursue reforms that make them more attractive to private investment, World Bank President David Malpass said....
2019-06-29 06:34

'Act now with ambition and urgency' to tackle the world’s ‘grave climate emergency’, UN chief urges UAE meeting The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital of Abu Dhabi on Sunday, urging all participants to “seize this opportunity to take bold climate actio...
2019-06-30 19:34

How Kate Moss Close could pave the way to a better world A drive for more streets to be named after women won’t solve sexism and racism – but it’s a startA new initiative in Bradford is hoping women will take up more literal and figurative space in the UK. Through the Pioneering Bradford Lasses campaign, m...
2019-06-12 22:00

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping and development”, urging all concerned parties to...
2019-05-21 23:51

Pak Army Chief Now Member Of Development Panel Led By Imran Khan In a move that would further expand the powerful Pakistani military's influence, army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has been made a member of the newly-formed National Development Council headed by......
2019-06-18 21:17

A vision of 2040: everything we need for a sustainable world already exists There are real obstacles to environmental progress, but we must focus on what we are for, not just what we are againstWhen my daughter was two years old, I found myself struggling to finish any article relating to the dire state of our environment. I...
2019-05-21 17:34

BMW Is Playing It Safe With Electric Cars, and Its Development Chief Makes No Apologies For That BMW’s CEO Harald Krüger is stepping down from his job after just four years, in part for coming under fire for the company’s slow transition to electric vehicles. Though BMW got an early head start on electrification with cars like the i3 and i8, it ...
2019-07-09 20:00

World population to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 — UN The United Nations predicts that half of this growth will take place in only nine countries, as the world is getting older overall. India is projected to become the world's most-populated country by 2027....
2019-06-18 06:17

UN: World population expected to rise to 9.7 billion in 2050 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says the world’s population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from the current 7.7 billion to 9.7 billion in 2050. The U.N. Department of Economic and Social...
2019-06-17 20:17

More Than Half of the World's Population Is Now Online: Mary Meeker Mary Meeker has released her annual, much-anticipated report on Internet trends. Here are some of the highlights from her '2019 Internet Trends' report....
2019-06-12 14:17

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

The world's population could stop growing by 2100, UN report finds We're getting older, and the global population is expected to peak at about 11 billion, the U.N. Population Division found.        ...
2019-06-19 03:00

World Population Expected to Reach 9.7 Billion in 2050, United Nations Reports (UNITED NATIONS) — The world’s population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, the United Nations said Monday. The U.N. Department of Economic a...
2019-06-18 06:34

Monday’s News Brief: World population, Desertification Day, ocean protection, Nigeria, Yemen and Gaza To start this week, we cover: food aid diversions in Yemen; 9.7 billion of people on earth by 2050; Law of the Sea Convention; World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought; triple suicide bombing in Nigeria; and a solar power plant for health care...
2019-06-18 00:34

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 chief urges G20 to make equitable financial reforms OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The U.N. chief is urging G-20 leaders to take action on equitable and stable reforms to strengthen the global financial safety net and increase the global economy’s resilience. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in...
2019-06-28 03:17

Engaging world’s youth vital to preventing violent extremism, building sustainable peace, UN official tells Baku Forum The spotlight for the second and final day of the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku, Azerbaijan, shined brightly on youth, with a lively discussion on the vital role young people play in countering and preventing violent extremism....
2019-05-21 16:17

FEC chief urges Congress to set standards for online platforms during elections The head of the Federal Election Commission called on Congress to set standards for online platforms to fight election interference, but executives at Twitter, Facebook and Google defended their efforts....
2019-05-23 23:00

‘Address root causes’ of instability in Mali through ‘aid and support’ urges UN chief Appearing before the Security Council on Friday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that the only way to prevent increased violence and instability in Mali is to tackle root causes such as grinding poverty; climate change and competition for ...
2019-05-21 16:51

U.N. rights chief Bachelet urges Venezuela to release prisoners U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Friday urged Venezuela's government to release prisoners who were arrested for peacefully protesting, and confirmed that a delegation would remain in the country to monitor the human rights situation....
2019-06-22 07:51

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria's Idlib Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria's last rebel-held territory in the Idlib province area, where Bashar Assad's forces have launched an offensive "without delay."...
2019-06-19 03:01

Eurogroup chief urges Italy to respect debt pledges Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of the finance ministers from the 19 countries that use the euro currency, has urged Italy to reassure its European partners that it will respect its commitment to bring its deficit down to prescribed rules....
2019-06-13 14:51

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening levels of air pollution and the climate crisis....
2019-06-05 02:51

U.N. chief urges Iran to stick to nuclear deal: spokesman United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is concerned that Iran has breached part of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and urged the country to continue implementing all its nuclear related commitments, a U.N. spokesman said....
2019-07-01 19:51

Statelessness for terrorists’ families, never an acceptable option, urges UN rights chief Thousands of suspected foreign ISIL terrorist fighters and their families who are being held in detention in Syria and Iraq, must be treated fairly by their captors and taken back by their home countries, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights sai...
2019-06-27 20:34

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced education and climate action, on the road to a key international summit on the issue due to take place ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Exclusive: Idlib government chief urges defense against Assad attack Russian-backed Syrian government forces will be able to advance all the way to the Turkish border if they pierce rebel defenses in the northwest, a top opposition official said, urging Turkey to do more to shield the area from a major attack....
2019-05-27 16:51

China Belt And Road Can Speed Development, Needs Transparency: World Bank China's massive Belt and Road infrastructure drive could speed up economic development and reduce poverty for dozens of developing countries, the World Bank said on Tuesday in a new report that called......
2019-06-19 10:34

Snack bar wrapper made from sustainable paper hailed as recycling 'world first' A snack bar wrapper that degrades in a marine environment within six months and can be used on a high-speed packaging line has been hailed as a "world first"....
2019-07-03 06:17

NYPD chief urges officers struggling with mental health to seek help following suicides Following the suicides of two veteran NYPD officers in two days, one of the department’s top cops on Friday urged fellow officers to speak up and seek help if they are struggling with their mental health. “We’ve lost two of our memb...
2019-06-08 03:00

Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, to recuse himself from the department's antitrust investigations into Google and Apple, saying his past lobbying for the ...
2019-06-11 15:51

Bitcoin extends losses after Fed chief urges halt to Facebook's crypto project Bitcoin dipped almost 8% on Thursday, extending losses the day after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell called for a halt to Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project until concerns ranging from privacy to money-laundering were addressed....
2019-07-11 14:34

UN chief urges donors to boost support for post-cyclone recovery in Mozambique Mozambique and its people desperately need support to recover from the powerful back-to-back cyclones that recently tore through the southern African country, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told a donors conference on Saturday, as ...
2019-06-01 23:01

End ‘shame, isolation and segregation’ of fistula sufferers, urges UN reproductive health chief Although obstetric fistula has largely been eliminated in developed countries, more than two million women and girls still live with the painful and disfiguring condition, according to UN data....
2019-05-23 18:34

Scores killed in ‘barbaric’ attack on Mali village, UN chief urges restraint, calls for ‘dialogue’ to resolve tensions Nearly 100 people were reportedly killed during an attack on a traditional Dogon hunters’ village in Mali on Sunday, prompting a call from UN chief António Guterres for authorities to act fast and “bring the perpetrators to justice”....
2019-06-11 00:17

Venezuela: ‘Shocked’ by alleged torture, death of navy captain, UN human rights chief urges ‘in-depth’ investigation The UN human rights chief has expressed her deep concern over the alleged torture and subsequent death of a retired navy captain who had been imprisoned in Venezuela, urging authorities to conduct a prompt, thorough, independent, and transparent inve...
2019-07-03 00:34

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to resolve “this all-consuming crisis”, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Thursday....
2019-07-04 22:00

Ensure that widows are ‘not left out or left behind’, UN chief urges on International Day  On International Widow’s Day, marked on Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres is asking everyone to reflect on the “economic hardship and increased vulnerability” of these bereaved women and ensure “they are not left out or left behind”. ...
2019-06-23 06:00

UN highlights importance of skills development on World Youth Skills Day At UN Headquarters, and across the globe, events are taking place on Monday to celebrate World Youth Skills Day – marked each year on 15 July – to raise awareness about the importance of youth skills development....
2019-07-15 20:01

Five moments that helped pave Toronto's road to the NBA Finals From hiring a former Lakers trainer who has been key in dealing with Kawhi Leonard to luring Masai Ujiri from the Nuggets, the Raptors have built a contender with patience, shrewd moves and some good fortune....
2019-06-07 14:51

MCC urges members to buy tickets for Pakistan-Bangladesh World Cup match • Only half of pavilion tickets sold for Friday’s group stage game• Empty seats ‘risk damaging the club’s global reputation’MCC members have received a panicked email imploring them to buy tickets for Bangladesh versus Pakistan at Lord’s or risk dama...
2019-07-03 02:51

Kim Little urges Scotland to show natural ability at Women’s World Cup • Arsenal star says team learnt from defeat by England• Scotland face Japan in next Group D game on FridayKim Little has said she felt Scotland showed signs of the ability they possess in their 2-1 opening defeat against England at the Women’s World ...
2019-06-10 17:00

Indra Nooyi Urges Fans To Watch ICC Women's T20 World Cup Final The World Cup will be hosted by Australia and the semi-finals and final of the tournament will be played at Sydney Cricket Ground and Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) respectively....
2019-06-19 12:17

Prakash Javadekar Urges People To Grow A Sapling On World Environment Day Calling for active public participation in World Environment Day celebrations on June 5, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Tuesday launched #SelfieWithSapling campaign, urging people to......
2019-06-04 19:17

‘Zero malaria starts with me’ UN health agency urges grassroots responsibility on World Day After more than a decade of steady advances in fighting malaria, progress has leveled off, which is why this World Malaria Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting a grassroots campaign to emphasize country ownership and community empow...
2019-05-22 00:17

UN rights team heading to Venezuela may pave way for official mission led by Bachelet A United Nations human rights team is to begin an official visit to Venezuela on Monday at the invitation of the Government, potentially paving the way for an official mission to Caracas by the UN’s top rights official, Michelle Bachelet....
2019-05-21 17:51

Putin To Visit Pope In July, Likely To Pave Way For Papal Trip To Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Pope Francis next month, the Vatican said on Thursday, an encounter that could help pave the way for an historic papal trip to Russia....
2019-06-06 13:34

Venice mayor urges Unesco to place city on world heritage blacklist Luigi Brugnaro says he has no faith in Italy’s government to resolve cruise ship problemThe mayor of Venice has urged Unesco to place the city on its world heritage site blacklist as he lambasted Italy’s transport minister for failing to endorse a pl...
2019-06-21 03:51

Pedal power makes ‘positive impact on climate’, urges UN on World Bicycle Day The simple, affordable, and environmentally friendly bicycle is not just a means of transportation, but also “a tool for development”, the United Nations said in a message on Monday commemorating World Bicycle Day....
2019-06-04 00:00

TRAFFIC: Valencia Rd final pave, left turn, lane restrictions start Monday TUCSON – Final paving operations on Valencia Road west of Kolb Road are scheduled to begin on Monday, according to Tucson Department of Transportation. Crews are expected to begin paving at 5:30 a.m., each day until Wednesday. There will be intermitt...
2019-06-14 17:34

Tackle ‘tsunami of hatred’ across the world urges Guterres, to counter anti-Semitism, racism and intolerance The “multi-headed monster” of intolerance, has created a visible and violent “tsunami of hatred” that is gathering speed across the world, said Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday....
2019-06-27 21:00

How to unlock an Apple Watch The lock on your iPhone stops you accidentally activating or changing anything, and if your Apple Watch isn’t passcode-protected then unlocking it is just a matter of tapping the screen or raising your wrist. But if it is passcode-protect...
2019-06-16 16:17

England skipper Steph Houghton urges fans to attend World Cup after empty seats mar group stage England captain Steph Houghton has called on fans to descend on France for the World Cup knockout stages after another disappointing attendance in Nice....
2019-06-20 13:34

Click here to unlock the true value of your data Welcome to Digital Empowerment 101. By the end of this article, you will have learned how to harness your personal data to regain your financial freedom and live the life you've always dreamed of....
2019-06-28 10:17

USA star Alli Long urges every women's team to join fight for equal pay after boos at World Cup Final World Cup winner Allie Long urged every national team in women's football to join the fight for equal pay, after FIFA chief Gianni Infantino was humiliated at the Stade de Lyon on Sunday....
2019-07-08 17:51

USA star Allie Long urges every women's team to join fight for equal pay after boos at World Cup Final World Cup winner Allie Long urged every national team in women's football to join the fight for equal pay, after FIFA chief Gianni Infantino was humiliated at the Stade de Lyon on Sunday....
2019-07-08 19:51

Ask Engadget: Can the police make me unlock my smartphone? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. I...
2019-06-29 15:51

iPhone users can now use Android tech to unlock their devices Google is making it easier for iPhone and iPad users to verify sign-ins with the announcement that Apple device owners will now be able to use their Android device as a security key.The search giant recently revealed that it had developed a new Bluet...
2019-06-14 00:17

Italian museum looks to unlock da Vinci hair mystery An Italian museum says it plans to carry out DNA tests on a lock of hair it believes might have belonged to the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, who died 500 years ago this month....
2019-05-21 18:01

How to connect your Apple Watch to a Wi-Fi connection and unlock all of its features REUTERS/Mike Segar Knowing how to connect your Apple Watch to Wi-Fi can unlock a whole host of new features. You can use an Apple Watch without a Wi-Fi connection or a paired iPhone, but you won't be able to receive messages, stream music, and more....
2019-07-16 01:34

Teamwork will help unlock revenue potential of vehicle data Teamwork allows each industry to harness and exchange data sets with multiple stakeholders to run their businesses more efficiently and improve the customer experience....
2019-06-10 06:17

Naspers Listing Looks to Unlock Value in $122 Billion Tencent Stake Africa’s most valuable company said it will move forward with plans to list its massive internet assets in Amsterdam, a bid to reduce the discount its shares trade at relative to the value of its $122 billion stake in Tencent....
2019-05-29 15:00

Russia Sanctions Froze His Fortune. Can the 4th Amendment Unlock It? A Manhattan investor and Trump donor with business ties to the heirs of Prince can’t get access to his money. A lawsuit says it amounts to an unreasonable seizure of property....
2019-07-01 23:34

Why 2nd Waves Can Lead to "Exciting Opportunities" In this 2-minute video, our European Short-Term Update editor, Murray Gunn, shows you ow to identify the end of 2nd wave corrections -- and prepare for "exciting opportunities."...
2019-06-28 23:34

Cosmic Waves Discovery Could Unlock Mysteries of Intergalactic Space Scientists were celebrating a groundbreaking astronomical discovery Thursday that they say could pave the way for mapping the outer reaches of the universe....
2019-06-28 09:34

Destiny 2: Season Of Opulence - How To Unlock The Crown Of Sorrow Raid A new season of content has begun in Destiny 2, and this one has a raid that fans will want to jump into as soon as possible. Here's our guide for how to do just that....
2019-06-05 21:00

New Jets offense could unlock Quincy Enunwa’s full potential As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is ...
2019-07-15 17:00

New law enforcement hacking tool can unlock most iPhone, Android handsets The three-way struggle between criminal hackers, law enforcement and privacy-centric tech companies is constantly evolving. Today's smart devices have implemented increasingly tough security measures to protect users' personal data, while c...
2019-06-17 07:17

Mets’ Seth Lugo looking for more setup opportunities Seth Lugo was largely happy with his season before going on the injured list last month, but since returning he has taken his performance to a higher level. The results by the Mets’ right-hander have been so satisfactory that a shift in roles has occ...
2019-06-13 08:51

How cricket in India became one of the most valuable opportunities in sports The Indian Premier League, or IPL, is a relatively new league, but it is already one of the richest cricket tournaments on the planet. In 2018, the IPL was valued at $6.3 billion, according to financial advisory firm Duff & Phelps....
2019-07-13 21:34

Investing opportunities are expanding for the LGBTQ community In a reflection of the progress LGBTQ Americans have made, the range of investment products tailored to their concerns has also been growing in scope and size. However, there can be no one-size-fits-all option for this diverse demographic....
2019-06-04 15:17

Conservationists are working to revive Bunny Mellon’s garden. But first they must unlock its secrets. The famed landscape designer, book collector and BFF to Jackie Kennedy left very little to explain her vision for Oak Spring. In fact, she expressly did not tell her successors what to do....
2019-06-18 00:34

Elbit eyes acquisition opportunities from Raytheon-UTC deal Israel-based Elbit Systems on Wednesday said it would keep an eye out for possible acquisitions if the proposed merger of U.S. aerospace companies Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp triggers certain divestments....
2019-06-19 18:17

"Opportunities In Challenges": Top Quotes Of PM Modi's Varanasi Address Prime Minister Narendra Modi today slammed the "professional pessimists" for their criticism of the government's vision to make India a $5 trillion economy, saying that people should stay away from......
2019-07-06 10:51

The Latest: UN chief says world can’t afford Gulf conflict OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 11:20 a.m. The U.N. chief says the world can’t afford the conflict as tensions rise between Iran and the United States. U.N. Secretary-General ...
2019-06-28 06:17

World Cannot Afford Major Confrontation In The Gulf, Says UN Chief The world cannot afford a major confrontation in the Gulf, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Thursday, as the Security Council prepared to meet to discuss suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the......
2019-06-13 18:34

Security flaws in a popular smart home hub let hackers unlock front doors When is a smart home not so smart? When it can be hacked. That’s exactly what security researchers Chase Dardaman and Jason Wheeler did with one of the Zipato smart hubs. In new research published Tuesday and shared with TechCrunch, Dardaman an...
2019-07-02 18:51

Game Over for GandCrab: New free decryption tool allows victims to unlock all versions of this ransomware Shortly after those behind GandCrab announced they are retiring, researchers have released a new tool which nullifies all versions of the ransomware....
2019-06-17 14:00

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published by British-based charity CDP on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 12:34

NASA to Announce Commercial Opportunities at International Space Station NASA will announce the agency’s plans to open the International Space Station to expanded commercial activities at 10 a.m. EDT Friday, June 7, at Nasdaq in New York City....
2019-06-01 05:17

Jane The Virgin’s personal troubles pile up as new professional opportunities arise Jane Gloriana Villanueva has long dreamed of being a professional writer, and while she had a significant crisis of confidence last week, the universe has assuaged her insecurities by giving her two major writing opportunities. She’s been tasked to w...
2019-05-30 05:51

Upcoming documentary just one of many opportunities for acquitted Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher Special Warfare Chief Edward Gallagher has not announced any plans after being acquitted of war crimes charges, but fellow Navy SEALs say he'll have no problem embarking on a new career....
2019-07-06 03:34

George R.R. Martin joins Meow Wolf as ‘chief world builder’ SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — George R.R. Martin, author of the novels that fueled “Game of Thrones,” is teaming up with Meow Wolf, a New Mexico-based art collective. Martin’s storytelling skills will be tapped to tie together the Meow Wolf...
2019-06-04 06:00

BeIN Sports chief in World Athletics Championships corruption inquiry • French authorities suspect he paid bribes for Doha bid• Yousef Al-Obaidly denies wrongdoing in statementThe director general of the Qatari television group BeIN is under investigation for corruption by the French authorities, who suspect he paid br...
2019-05-22 14:51

World must avoid a new Cold War, UN chief tells economic forum in Russia In a world where international relations have become "more chaotic," world leaders must avoid a new Cold War, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told delegates attending the International Economic Forum, in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg on ...
2019-06-06 22:34

England Chief Ashley Giles Dismisses World Cup Final "Extra Run" Row Ashley Giles has insisted he had no qualms about keeping the World Cup trophy after former leading umpire Simon Taufel said the hosts were mistakenly awarded an extra run...
2019-07-15 20:34

How to have a sustainable summer From reef-safe suncream to natural BBQs, and recycled swimwear to cardboard tents — the best season of the year has had a conscious upgrade. Samuel Fishwick has a guide to guilt-free getaways that don't need to cost the earth...
2019-07-03 13:51

7 year old Borderlands 2 getting new free DLC to pave the way for Borderlands 3 It may be almost seven years old, but there's still life in Borderlands 2 yet. A new leak suggests the game will be getting a new, free DLC pack that acts as a narrative link to the forthcoming Borderlands 3.Spotted on (and since removed from) S...
2019-06-06 10:51

NASA Opens International Space Station to New Commercial Opportunities, Private Astronauts NASA is opening the International Space Station for commercial business so U.S. industry innovation and ingenuity can accelerate a thriving commercial economy in low-Earth orbit....
2019-06-07 16:00

How the rise in e-commerce is presenting opportunities for new entrants to challenge UPS and FedEx in last-mile deliveries This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Outside of the US Po...
2019-07-04 12:51

Make progress or risk redundancy, UN chief warns world disarmament body A new global vision for arms control is needed and States must not “sleepwalk” into a new nuclear arms race, the UN Secretary-General said on Monday....
2019-05-21 15:00

‘Save the world’ from climate change; UN chief echoes Pacific Islands’ ‘rallying cry'  Further inaction on climate change is “simply not an option”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday in an opinion piece where he called for “rapid and deep change in how we do business, generate power, build cities and f...
2019-05-29 23:34

Tripura Chief Minister Plans To Turn Capital Into World Class City Plans are on to elevate the status of Tripura capital to that of a world class city by providing it with modern amenities, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has said....
2019-06-19 10:51

UN oceans treaty ‘essential’ to combat ‘unprecedented pressure’ on the world’s seas – UN chief The oceans are not only under “unprecedented pressure” due to climate change, but “half of all living coral has been lost in the past 150 years”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, addressing the latest gathering of nat...
2019-06-17 21:51

The Cannabis Debate: Legalisation could mean opportunities for investors but disruption for thousands of dealers on London estates Marco leaned against the front door of his high-rise flat in Battersea and lit up his sixth joint of the day. "There are maybe 800 flats in these endz, bruv," he said, scanning the surrounding tower blocks. "Perfect for a man like me to do his busine...
2019-07-01 16:51

UN chief calls for ‘enlightened self-interest’ from world leaders to save ‘the whole planet’ from climate change  Concluding a week-long visit to the South Pacific, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on the world’s decision-makers to make “enlightened” choices on climate action because “the whole planet” is at stake. ...
2019-05-21 14:51

THE ONLINE GROCERY REPORT: The market, drivers, key players, and opportunities in a rising segment of e-commerce (AMZN, TGT, WMT, KR) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Online grocery growing rapidly from its small base. Its market value has doubled from 2016 to 2018, ...
2019-05-26 01:17

24 billion tons of fertile land lost every year, warns UN chief on World Day to Combat Desertification In a video message released in advance of the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, marked on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned that the world loses 24 billion tons of fertile land every year, and that the degradation in...
2019-06-17 05:00

What do you need to run a sustainable EFL club? Luck, says Stevenage owner • Phil Wallace hopes to raise £1.2m by selling 12% equity to fans• Funds would be used principally for transfers and wages, he saysRunning a sustainable Football League club is possible only if you are lucky, according to the Stevenage chairman, who ...
2019-06-11 17:17

The best sustainable haircare products | Sali Hughes These brands have cut the environmental impact of both product and packaging, without compromising on qualityEach year about 5.5bn plastic bottles are sent to landfill or incinerated in the UK. And while 90% of kitchen packaging is put into recycling...
2019-06-30 01:51

Heathrow eateries to take least sustainable fish off menus Airport will be world’s first accredited for serving sustainably sourced fish Heathrow is to become the world’s first airport accredited for serving sustainably sourced fish and seafood, as all its restaurants pledge to help tackle overfishing.Outlet...
2019-06-08 01:34

Toilet paper is getting less sustainable, researchers warn Major brands are using less recycled paper, meaning more trees cut down unnecessarilyToilet paper – the one product that the majority of us use just once and flush away – is becoming less sustainable, according to research. Analysis from Ethical Cons...
2019-07-05 13:51

UN commission agrees roadmap on ensuring women’s social protection, mobility, safety, and access to economic opportunities The UN body exclusively dedicated to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment wrapped up its annual session on Friday evening with agreement on ways to safeguard  and improve women’s and girls’ access to social protection systems, public ser...
2019-05-21 20:17

Lies pave the way for anti-abortion laws. To defeat the laws we must fight the lies | Rebecca Solnit A wave of new laws banning and restricting abortion could not have been passed without misleading the public about what abortion actually isAnti-abortion laws are built on anti-abortion lies. Lies about things like who has abortions, how abortions wo...
2019-06-03 16:00

Housing market correcting to more sustainable place, says expert Meghan McGarth of Buckingham Research and Skylar Olsen, Zillow director of economic research, join CNBC's "Power Lunch" team to discuss what is happening in the housing market....
2019-06-06 07:17

These ‘microbe-grown’ headphones could be the future of sustainable electronics The culture of planned obsolescence in electronics produces a huge amount of toxic waste unlikely to go anywhere but a landfill for the next millennium or so. Nature produces some of the strongest and most versatile substances we’ve ever encoun...
2019-05-26 23:51

Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinking’ UN chief tells island nation facing existential threat from rising seas Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose highest point is less than five metres above the waves....
2019-05-21 14:51

Fashion for the future: London students present sustainable designs Clothes grown from slime mould and tupperware handbags were among the environmentally-friendly designs and ideas presented by fashion graduates at a London arts school on Friday....
2019-06-07 19:34

UN and civil society team up to make cities more sustainable and inclusive How can we make sure that cities become more inclusive, with a smaller environmental footprint, and leave no-one behind? These questions will be tackled at the UN Civil Society Conference, which takes place in Salt Lake City, due to take place at the...
2019-07-03 14:34

Changing travel: the sustainable startups boosted by awards from Booking.com Ten eco-minded startups to receive assistance from a €2m fund, including a social enterprise training trekking guides in NepalDigital travel firm Booking.com has announced the sustainable travel startups that will receive financial assistance from it...
2019-05-21 16:00

Record 60 million Hispanics in US, 52% of population growth The U.S. Hispanic population surged another 1.2 million last year and now is a record 59.9 million, according to newly released U.S. Census Bureau population estimates....
2019-07-09 01:51

| Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
2019-06-19 03:17

Los Angeles County homeless population rises 12% to nearly 60,000 Despite spending millions on housing, the number of homeless people in Los Angeles County rose 12% to 58,936. Some call it a public health crisis.        ...
2019-06-05 03:01

Department of Agriculture suspends bee population research The US Department of Agriculture has angry beekeepers buzzing after suspending data collection on the insects’ decline. The agency blamed cost cuts, CNN reported Saturday. An annual department survey, inaugurated in 2015, gathers data on the number o...
2019-07-07 09:34

Using innovative technology to feed our growing population If you’ve seen Netflix’s new series, “The Society” then you’ll know it follows a group of highschoolers coming to terms with the sudden disappearance of all adults. With no explanation as to how their parents disapp...
2019-06-20 15:51

Population Of Earth To Reach 9.7 Billion In 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
2019-06-18 05:00

Brown bear population dips in Finland The population of brown bears in Finland dipped by 5% from last year after rising continuously since 2012, the government said on Friday, after the country increased the hunting quota, partly to protect reindeer....
2019-07-13 03:00

Population of California town torched by wildfire down 90% SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New figures released by California Gov. Gavin Newsom show the town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since a wildfire killed 85 people last year. A door-to-door survey in April counted 2,034 residents, down from pre...
2019-07-12 09:00

We need to talk about how population growth is harming the planet Discussions of population's impact on Earth have been off limits, but scientists and conservationists are challenging the taboo and politicians must do the same, says Graham Lawton...
2019-05-30 16:17

NYC homeless population drops from historic high New York City’s homeless population is ticking down in 2019 for the first time after a decade of nearly uninterrupted growth, dropping to 58,150 this week, officials disclosed Wednesday. It’s the first sustained drop in the city’s homeless shelter po...
2019-05-23 05:17

JCPOA reeling, Iran’s youths seek sustainable economic path Economic frustration is spreading in Iran as tensions with the United States increase. Many well-educated young Iranians are contemplating life abroad. Is the US's "campaign of maximum pressure" working?...
2019-06-21 21:17

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for the Afghan people”....
2019-05-21 17:00

Mother of Pearl collaborates with vegan restaurant Farmacy on a sustainable collection Farmacy Founder Camilla Fayed and Mother of Pearl's creative director Amy Powney join forces to prove that, whether farm-to-fork or farm-to-catwalk, what you wear and eat needn't cost the earth...
2019-05-31 17:34

MOVES-BlackRock hires Crozat for sustainable investing team - memo BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, has hired Carole Crozat to head up thematic research in its sustainable investment team, staff were told on Wednesday in a memo seen by Reuters....
2019-06-05 12:51

Britain’s hedgehog population has fallen 66 per cent in 20 years Britain only has 58 wild mammal species to start with, and many have declined sharply in number since 1995 – with hedgehogs suffering a particularly severe fall...
2019-05-21 16:00

Homeless population increases by 12 percent in Los Angeles County The number of homeless people in California's Los Angeles County increased to nearly 60,000 despite a multi-million dollar investment aimed at ending homelessness....
2019-06-05 07:00

Los Angeles homeless population hits 36,000 in dramatic rise More than 59,000 people are homeless across county as housing crisis plagues CaliforniaLos Angeles has experienced a 16% increase in the homeless population over the last year, the latest sign of severe income inequality and a worsening housing crisi...
2019-06-05 09:51

A crucial population of lions has lost much of its genetic diversity Lions in the important Kavango-Zambezi conservation area may be less able to adapt to climate change due to a loss of genetic variation over the past century...
2019-05-21 14:39

India's Population To Surpass China "Around 2027": UN Report India, projected to surpass China as the world's most populous country around 2027, is expected to add nearly 273 million people between now and 2050 and will remain the most populated country through......
2019-06-17 23:34

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Differently Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already changing plans on expanding into Alabama, decisions which will surely hit black communities the hardest....
2019-05-23 04:17

Women's hockey stars form players association in bid to get sustainable pro league The Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association says its goal is to get a pro women’s league that has adequate funding and support.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Eco kitchens: 5 ways to make your home more sustainable and reduce single-use plastic on a budget Looking to cut down your use of single-use plastic and help the environment? These small, budget-friendly changes will help you overhaul your kitchen habits....
2019-06-22 10:51

Right whale population decline linked to ocean warming, research says A report shows that the animal’s food supply shifted, causing them to travel farther for food and moving them closer to shipping lanesThe endangered North Atlantic right whale faces increased odds because its main food supply has shifted due to ocean...
2019-05-28 02:34

Tanzanian rhino population soars ‘by 1,000%’ after poaching crackdown, imports Endangered rhino populations in Tanzania rose by 1,000 per cent after officials said the country’s government quashed organized gangs guilty of substantial poaching....
2019-07-12 19:17

New disease threats pose danger to snow leopard population Several infections are posing a threat to the wild snow leopards population, along with the people and other animals surrounding their habitat, new research shows....
2019-06-06 18:34

3 Winnipeg neighbourhoods experiencing higher population of cankerworms, city says According to the City of Winnipeg, if you live in the west end, River Heights or North Kildonan, there are more cankerworms in your neighbourhood than the rest of Winnipeg....
2019-06-17 18:00

Illegal immigrant population to surge 10% this year, flood schools The continued surge of Latin American illegal immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border will lead to hundreds of thousands being released into the country, increasing the already massive population of migrants by some 10%, according to a new analysis....
2019-07-11 20:17

Baby lobster numbers spell trouble for shellfish population PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Baby lobsters are continuing to appear in high numbers off some parts of Canada while dwindling off New England, raising questions about what the valuable shellfish’s population will look like in several years. University...
2019-06-30 19:00

New border czar: All illegal immigrants 'should be worried, no population off the table' President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s first-ever “border czar” is a longtime former cop and immigration official who takes a hard line on illegal crossings....
2019-06-14 16:34

"Over 2 Children, No Vote": Giriraj Singh's Solution To Population Issue Couples with more than two children should be stripped of their voting rights, Union Minister Giriraj Singh said on the occasion of World Population Day today, spurring allegations that he was......
2019-07-11 21:00

"Third Child Shouldn't Be Allowed To Vote": Ramdev On Population Control Yoga guru Ramdev asserted that in order to contain population growth, the government should bring in a law whereby third-borns should be bereft of voting rights. He also batted for a pan-India ban on......
2019-05-26 14:00

Hispanic population reached high of 59.9M last year, but growth slowing The population of Hispanic people in the United States reached a new high of 59.9 million in 2018, but the rate of growth has slowed in recent years, U.S. census figures indicate....
2019-07-09 22:51

THE US TELEHEALTH MARKET: The market, drivers, threats, and opportunities for incumbents and newcomers Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.  Telehealth — the use of mobile t...
2019-07-04 12:51

Asia private banking debate: Great opportunities in Asia Asia offers a unique client set of young entrepreneurs; it also offers the challenge of new generations inheriting wealth with different expectations from their predecessors. That is a great opportunity, but it requires private banks to be nimble, th...
2019-05-21 18:51

'Opportunities galore' to spot London Bridge terror attack plan, inquest told There were "opportunities galore" to spot that the London Bridge extremists were planning an attack before they killed eight people and injured dozens more, an inquest has heard....
2019-05-31 22:51

The ketogenic diet is rising in popularity, but some health professionals say it’s not a sustainable weight control method (WPTV) Danielle Malone worked hard to get to where she is today, shedding weight and feeling better. She’s on a modified ketogenic diet. “For me, lowering the carb intake, I was able to move around better. My joints felt better,” Ma...
2019-06-01 07:34

As US population ages, more elders are subject to physical, sexual and financial abuse Elder abuse is chillingly widespread and can range anywhere from physical and sexual abuse, to emotional abuse, confinement, stealing money, negligence, and abandonment. And it's slated only to get worse with the aging U.S. population....
2019-06-19 22:34

Rise in population of crows and avian predators linked to pheasant shoots Call for ecological impact assessment of huge numbers of non-native gamebirds released in UK by shooting industryLarge-scale pheasant and partridge shoots are boosting the populations of avian predators including crows, jays, ravens and buzzards, whi...
2019-07-02 02:01

Jailed ‘murder-for-hire’ cop prefers general population over solitary, lawyer says The NYPD cop charged in a murder-for-hire plot is being held in general population at the federal lockup in Brooklyn — and she wants to remain in the company of her fellow jailbirds, it was revealed in court Monday. During a bail hearing on Lon...
2019-06-18 08:01

9.7 billion on Earth by 2050, but growth rate slowing, says new UN population report By the year 2050, there will be some 9.7 billion people living on Earth, says a UN population report released on Monday. However, the overall growth rate will continue to fall, and more countries will have to adapt to the consequences of an ageing po...
2019-06-17 23:00

'Missed opportunities' led to death of father whose neck got stuck in cinema seat footrest, inquest finds A string of "missed opportunities" led to the death of a cinema-goer whose head became trapped in an electronic footrest as he searched for his keys and phone under his seat, a inquest jury has found....
2019-05-23 23:17

Near Term Opportunities via Long Term Crude Oil Charts From August 2018 thru June 2019, crude oil prices saw multiple turns and trends in both directions. See exactly how Global Market Perspective kept subscribers a step ahead and prepared for the opportunities....
2019-06-05 23:34

Shining a light on sustainable power: how clean energy is helping to improve camps for displaced people Hauwa, from Borno State in north-eastern Nigeria, fled her home village of Adamari with her husband and four children in March, when violence struck. Now, she is in the relative safety of a UN-run camp but, with little electricity available at night,...
2019-06-15 06:17

Aunties Know Best? Data Suggests Single, Childless Women Are the 'Happiest Population Subgroup' Hey, Happily Marrieds with Children, no need to pity the single, childless women in your life. As it turns out, their life choices may be a literal lifesaver....
2019-06-01 03:00

The 10 Countries Most Vulnerable to Climate Change Will Experience Population Booms in the Coming Decades Climate scientists have long warned that the impacts of climate change will hit less developed regions in the global south harder and earlier than wealthier parts of the world. A major consequence of that trend, analysis of the U.N.’s latest po...
2019-07-11 14:34

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart sustainable cities", said the chief of the UN agency which specializes in information and communication te...
2019-05-28 23:00

Northern California town of Paradise lost 90% of its population after Camp Fire, data shows The town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since the Camp Fire last year, according to data California released Thursday.        ...
2019-07-12 06:51

‘Health is a right, not a privilege’ says WHO chief on World Health Day The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a reiteration of the UN’s stance on health: that it is a fundamental human right, not a privilege....
2019-05-22 00:17

Somalia’s population, international partners must be energized to sustain country’s ‘upward trajectory,’ says senior UN official Despite Somalia’s persistent security threats, recurrent political crises, capacity constraints and the difficulties in navigating political obstacles to its reform agenda, the Horn of Africa country remains on a “positive trajectory,” the UN Securit...
2019-05-23 03:17

Archeological Mystery Solved with Modern Genetics: Y Chromosomes Reveal Population Boom and Bust in Ancient Japan The current thinking on the origins of the Japanese population holds that the original inhabitants, the Jomon people, were met about 2,500 years ago by a separate group coming mainly from the Korean Peninsula, the Yayoi people. However, the archaeolo...
2019-06-20 21:51

Despite peace deal, Central African Republic’s population faces daily acts of violence, UN envoy warns Although the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR), armed groups and civil society representatives are all taking part in the process that followed the signing of a deal signed in February, civilians continue to suffer daily acts of violen...
2019-06-21 02:17

Huawei 'confident' UK will choose it for 5G development Huawei is confident the UK will allow its equipment to form part of the country's 5G infrastructure, its global head of government affairs said on Friday morning....
2019-07-12 15:34

Ferrari now has "clarity" with its F1 car development - Vettel Ferrari now has "clarity" regarding the development of its Formula 1 car after some "confusion" with upgraded aerodynamic parts that have not performed as expected...
2019-07-11 19:17

Gears Tactics, One Of E3 2019's No-Shows, Is Still In Development At E3 2018, longtime Gears of War producer Rod Fergusson showed off a new PC game called Gears Tactics and announced Gears 5 and Gears Pop as well. This year, Microsoft’s Xbox briefing only mentioned those last two....
2019-06-13 14:34

How multilateral development banks moved to Asia The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronyms to assess what impact they will make....
2019-05-21 16:34

Why Ferrari has a 'significant' Formula 1 development answer Ferrari needs to address "boundary conditions" within its car development after a discrepancy between what it expected a recent Formula 1 upgrade to bring and what it discovered in reality...
2019-07-13 12:34

HBO confirms no ‘Game of Thrones’ sequels are currently in development Game of Thrones may be over for the time being, and many fans are still licking their wounds after what they’ve had to endure in season 8, but George R.R. Martin’s universe will continue to deliver new stories in the coming years. But an ...
2019-05-23 10:00

Wolff: Philosophy development has helped keep Mercedes on top in F1 Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says a shift in car philosophy away from pure straightline-speed performance has been a key factor in maintaining its status as Formula 1's lead outfit...
2019-06-04 19:00

China has enough support for steady economic development, Xi says China's economy is poised for healthy and sustainable growth, President Xi Jinping told Russian media on Tuesday, according to state news agency Xinhua....
2019-06-05 09:00

Promoting ‘a healthy sustainable future’, the UN health agency engages young and young at heart to 'Walk the Talk' Celebrating the importance of fitness, on Sunday morning in the Swiss city of Geneva, the United Nations health agency kicked off its second “Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge”....
2019-05-21 15:34

No fully electric M cars until at least 2025, says BMW development boss Weight of batteries is too great to create a true performance car at present, claims Klaus Frohlich BMW M cars will not go fully electric until they can offer comparable track or fast road driving experiences to today’s cars, according to the firm’s...
2019-06-27 22:00

New Gran Turismo is in development — and PSVR support might happen Gran Turismo creator and Polyphony Digital head Kazunori Yamauchi not only confirmed a new racer but also that he's been thinking about VR and hardware.Read More...
2019-07-07 15:17

"For Overall Development": Petroleum Minister On Hike In Taxes On Fuel Justifying the hike in the taxes on fuel in the Union Budget 2019-20, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said there is a requirement of funds for the overall development of the country....
2019-07-06 21:17

A Marvel insider might’ve just leaked every MCU Phase 4 movie currently in development As we get closer to the final film in Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Spider-Man: Far From Home, and as Avengers: Endgame keeps raking in more and more cash at the box office, we can’t help but wonder what’s coming next in Phase...
2019-06-14 18:51

Libra: US Congress asks Facebook to pause development Legislators say they need time to investigate cryptocurrency and its potential impactThe US Congress has asked Facebook to pause development on its Libra cryptocurrency until lawmakers have had more time to investigate the ramifications of the compan...
2019-07-03 15:00

Rami Ismail — Why global game development is important to everyone Rami Ismail has traveled the world as an ambassador for indie game developers. He has seen great talent overcome the barriers to getting noticed.Read More...
2019-05-27 21:51

Mexico says US development aid to fund wind farm, LNG plant The Mexican government says a natural gas plant and a wind farm to produce electricity will be the first two projects under a U.S. development program to improve the economy of Mexico’s poor south as a way to discourage migration...
2019-07-11 07:17

Pakistan To Get $3.4 Billion In Budgetary Aid From Asian Development Bank Pakistan will receive $3.4 billion in budgetary support from the Asian Development Bank (ABD), the de facto finance minister said on Saturday, as the government seeks help to overcome a ballooning......
2019-06-15 20:00

Chevron says new U.S. tariffs may impair development of Mexican market Oil giant Chevron Corp said on Friday the imposition of new tariffs may lead to retaliation by Mexico impairing the development of that nation's recently opened market for imports of U.S. gasoline and diesel....
2019-05-31 21:51

Lockheed nabs $1.8B for F-35 Block 4 software development, testing Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.8 billion contract for the design and development of the F-35 Lightning II Phase 2.3 for the U.S.military branches and non-Defense Department participants....
2019-06-10 21:00

Apple’s first app development accelerator opens in Shanghai, China Chinese app developers now generate billions of dollars for Apple, so the company is hoping to transform their regional success into greater global sales.Read More...
2019-07-10 20:17

Missing Game Dead Island 2 Is Still In Development, Publisher Says In the zombie apocalypse, no corpse is ever truly lifeless, and the same is apparently true of zombie video games. Dead Island 2, the long-missing sequel to Polish studio Techland’s 2011 zombie survival game, has seemingly stumbled back to its decaye...
2019-05-24 21:34

A 'Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' sequel is in development Nintendo closed out this year's Nintendo Direct as E3 with quite the surprise sneak peek: an early look at the next Legend of Zelda game. While plot details and game play are of course, under wraps, the video showed Link and Zelda exploring a ca...
2019-06-12 00:34

Talks On USD 3.4 Billion Loan To Pak Not Finished: Asian Development Bank In a huge embarrassment for the Pakistan government, the Asian Development Bank or ADB has distanced itself from the "premature announcement" of Prime Minister Imran Khan's adviser that the global......
2019-06-17 11:51

Apple debuts SwiftUI and new Xcode interactive development experience At its annual 2019 WorldWide Developer Conference in San Jose, Apple announced updates to Swift, its open source compiled programming language.Read More...
2019-06-04 01:00

Preds hire Scuderi, Bordeleau, Rook as development coaches NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have hired Rob Scuderi, Sebastien Bordeleau and Dave Rook as development coaches to help polish their prospects for the NHL. General manager David Poile announced the hirings Tuesday. Scuderi will devel...
2019-06-18 19:51

| Tanzania continues clampdown with new restrictive laws that undermine development Tanzania's human rights comes in the form of sweeping new legislation, rushed through its parliament last week, that places new punitive restrictions on civil society organisations and tourism, writes Paul Mulindwa....
2019-07-10 10:00

Mamata Banerjee's Ego Hampering State's Development: Kailash Vijayvargiya BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya Wednesday hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for hampering the state's development in order to "satisfy her own ego"....
2019-06-20 04:17

What Hertz v Accenture teaches us about failure in systems development projects Recently, we saw the filing of a lawsuit between two of the best-known companies in the world, The Hertz Corporation and Accenture LLP, for the claimed failure of one to meet the expectations of the other when building and delivering a new IT system....
2019-06-03 15:51

Opinion: Coco Gauff looks like special talent. But no one should try to rush her development As Coco Gauff, 15, storms through Wimbledon, she looks like a real talent. But the WTA and everyone around her must resist urge to speed up process.        ...
2019-07-06 00:34

NASA Invests $45M in US Small Businesses for Space Tech Development American small businesses will help NASA land astronauts on the Moon in five years and establish a sustainable presence there, as part of the agency’s larger Moon to Mars exploration approach....
2019-06-18 23:34

Lockheed Martin awarded $76.7M for AEGIS development, test sites Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $76.7 million contract that exercises options for operation and maintenance of AEGIS missile system development and test sites for the U.S. Navy and others....
2019-06-20 21:17

Development banks' climate funding at all-time high in 2018 Climate projects won record financing from the world's big development banks last year, with funds committed up 60% since the 2015 Paris climate accord to curb global warming emissions, a report published on Thursday said....
2019-06-14 03:51

Volkswagen aims to boost in-house software development to 60% by 2025 Volkswagen said on Tuesday it would put 5,000 digital experts into a new unit called "Car.Software" by 2025 as the German carmaker aims to develop at least 60% of its software in-house by then, up from less than 10% currently....
2019-06-18 09:34

Rumored deal could go a long way toward the development of Apple's own modem chips We have documented the difficulties that Apple has had securing 5G modem chips for the iPhone, and the surprise settlement with Qualcomm that gives Apple a multi-year chip supply agreement with the chip maker. Apple already bit the hand that feeds it...
2019-06-12 09:17

Live-action 'Final Fantasy XIV' television series in development Sony Pictures Television, production company Hivemind and video game publisher Square Enix have announced that a live-action television series based on "Final Fantasy XIV" is in development....
2019-06-27 23:00

‘At risk’ Mediterranean forests make ‘vital contributions’ to development Between 2010 and 2015, forests around the Mediterranean have expanded by two per cent, but that has come at the price of significant degradation and increasing vulnerability to climate change, population pressures, wildfires and water scarcity, warne...
2019-05-21 17:17

Intel unveils ambient PC prototype, AI on PC Development Kit, and NUC Compute Element At Computex 2019's Technology Open House in Taiwan, Intel unveiled an ambient PC prototype, AI on PC Development Kit, and NUC Compute Element.Read More...
2019-05-29 05:17

NASA Awards $106 Million to US Small Businesses for Technology Development Managing pilotless aircraft and solar panels that could help humans live on the Moon and Mars are among the technologies NASA is looking to develop with small business awards totaling $106 million....
2019-05-21 16:34

UN Development administrator: 'Economic growth at all costs' doesn't always work When a government is trying to lift its citizens out of poverty, a big part of its plan is usually focused on economic growth. But according to Achim Steiner of the UN Development Programme, addressing global poverty is about more than just growth....
2019-06-01 15:00

Volvo: Mixed-reality tool is car development 'game changer' Volvo says the tool will allow designers and engineers to drive next-generation vehicles years before they exist, saving time and money while improving safety....
2019-05-29 23:17

Science is ‘key’ to pushing forward the 2030 Agenda, UN development forum told The implementation, follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was front and centre at the United Nations on Thursday as the third day of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) focused on the import ...
2019-07-12 13:51

‘No hope’ global development goals can be achieved without women, says UN Assembly President Without the full participation and leadership of women, “we have no hope” of realizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the President of the United Nations General Assembly told gender equality leaders on Monday....
2019-07-16 00:51

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Bolsonaro replaces head of BNDES development bank Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's government has named a 38-year-old banking executive as the head of development bank BNDES, replacing Joaquim Levy, who resigned on Sunday after Bolsonaro publicly criticized him....
2019-06-18 02:51

Parliamentary bid to democratize Myanmar constitution a ‘positive development’ says UN rights expert A newly formed parliamentary committee to amend Myanmar’s problematic constitution was welcomed as a positive move on Thursday by Yanghee Lee, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the country....
2019-05-21 16:51

J&K Governor Discusses State Security, Development Issues With Amit Shah Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today briefed Union Home Minister Amit Shah about the security situation in the state, which is currently under the President's rule....
2019-06-01 18:17

‘It goes to the root of the problem’: Mexico calls for regional development to address immigration A U.N. commission on Monday presented a roadmap to boost economic development in three Central American nations whose poverty and violence now pushes desperate migrants to travel across Mexico to the United States....
2019-05-21 16:34

Energy of African youth ‘propelling’ new development era as UN ties bear fruit The “boundless energy and optimism” of young Africans is propelling the continent into a new era of sustainable development, alongside new partnerships between the UN and African Union....
2019-05-25 05:34

House panel looks to block funds for low-yield nuclear warhead development Legislation by a Democratic-lead U.S. House committee would block funding for the deployment of a new low-yield nuclear warhead, proposed by the Trump administration amid Russia restarting its own nuclear testing....
2019-06-05 09:51

Huawei accelerates Android replacement tests after seven years of development work The world's number one manufacturer of telecommunications equipment and number two smartphone vendor is under siege from all sides of the mobile industry as a result of mounting US political pressure, but both officially and unofficially, Huawei has ...
2019-06-11 15:51

Vive Cosmos gets vague release date as HTC offers development guidance If you're interested in HTC's premium tethered VR headset, you don't have much longer to wait -- we're now less than 3 months away from release.Read More...
2019-06-11 19:17

Volvo Cars and Varjo Launch Mixed Reality Application For Car Development Volvo Cars and Varjo, the maker of high-end augmented reality headsets, have created a world-first mixed reality approach to evaluating prototypes, designs and active safety technologies. The......
2019-05-30 22:51

Brazil will not change Amazon fund without asking donors: development bank BNDES Brazil will make no changes to the governance of the billion-dollar Amazon Fund without consulting the donors Norway and Germany, the president of the fund's administrator, the Brazilian development bank BNDES, said on Friday....
2019-06-08 00:00

India's Modi says one-sided decisions drive development of global economy The development of the global economy is largely driven by one-sided decisions and disputes felt by the entire system, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday....
2019-06-28 05:34

Apple starts China app development program in services business push Apple Inc has started a program in Shanghai to help Chinese developers create apps as part of the iPhone maker's efforts to build out its services business in one of its most critical overseas markets....
2019-07-10 07:34

UN and African Union in ‘common battle’ for development and climate change financing UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a “quantum leap” in funding for development and climate change for Africa, speaking to journalists on Monday, following the plenary meeting of the latest United Nations-African Union (AU) Conferenc...
2019-05-21 14:51

Developing countries should not be liable for emissions ‘accumulated throughout history’, key UN development forum hears Citing climate change as being caused by “emissions accumulated throughout history”, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York on Friday that heavy carbon diox...
2019-07-12 21:51

Ropeless fishing gear in development as second right whale found dead in Gulf of St. Lawrence In 2017, twelve North Atlantic right whales were found dead in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, prompting Ottawa to create measures to help protect the species....
2019-06-22 02:51

Amazon reportedly ramps development on Alexa-powered home robot on wheels Bloomberg reported last April that Amazon was working on a home robot codenamed “Vesta” (after the Roman goddess of the hearth and home), and now the publication says that development on the project continues. Plus, the report includes ne...
2019-07-12 23:34

GenDyn nets $497M for submarine, carrier industrial base development, expansion General Dynamics Electric Boat was awarded a $497 million contract to grow the industrial base to support development and construction of Columbia- and Virginia-class submarines, and Ford-class aircraft carriers....
2019-05-21 17:17

B.C. government announce moratorium on resource development to deal with caribou protection plan The B.C. Government is pressing the pause button on new resource development in the ongoing struggle to deal with long-term caribou protection strategies in the northeast part of the province....
2019-06-21 03:00

Mexico to launch El Salvador jobs program under Central America development plan Mexico will launch a job creation program for El Salvador on Thursday as part of its Central America development plan geared at slowing illegal migration, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 18:51

Warren proposes creating 'Department of Economic Development' modeled after China's policies Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., a top contender for the Democratic presidential nomination, proposed Tuesday replacing the Commerce Department with an "Department of Economic Development" that would copy China's economic development policies. The res...
2019-06-04 18:34

Splatoon 2's Final Splatfest Will Be Held In July As The Game's Post-Release Development Winds Down When Nintendo released Splatoon 2 for the Nintendo Switch in 2017, the company announced that it would provide Splatfest events for two years. That commitment is nearing its end, with Splatoon’s chief creator Hisashi Nogami announcing in Los Angeles ...
2019-06-09 02:00

House committee limits Space Development Agency funding, asks for detailed plans Funding for the proposed Space Development Agency could be limited until the Defense Department submits a detailed plan for the costs of its establishment and the programs it will be involved with....
2019-05-21 17:17

Permitted development changes: what do we need to know about buying a kebab shop under newly relaxed planning permission rules? We'd like to buy a vacant kebab shop under the Government's newly relaxed permitted development rules. What do we need to consider before we make enquiries?...
2019-06-04 14:17

Mozilla launches GeckoView-powered Firefox Preview for Android, pauses Focus development Firefox Preview will ultimately replace the current Firefox for Android mobile app "this fall." Firefox Focus for Android development has been put on hold.Read More...
2019-06-27 21:17

A quarter of Pacific islanders live below ‘basic needs poverty lines’, top UN development forum hears While progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been made over the past four years, some vulnerable island States are losing momentum in the race to 2030, according to discussions at the United Nations’ annual High-level Political Foru...
2019-07-10 21:34

Brazil economy ministry names Montezano head of development bank BNDES - statement The Brazilian Economy Ministry said on Monday it has named Gustavo Montezano as the new head of the country's development bank BNDES, replacing Joaquim Levy, who resigned on Sunday after he was publicly criticized by President Jair Bolsonaro....
2019-06-18 00:51

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses....
2019-06-08 04:34

Friday’s Daily Brief: Fundraising for Mozambique, Assange’s rights, Asia-Pacific development, Somalia updates This Friday, we cover: a donor conference to support life-saving and recovery aid for Mozambique following two recent devastating cyclones; the need to respect Wikileaks’ Assange’s rights; how Asia-Pacific is working towards achieving the 17 Sustaina...
2019-05-31 23:00

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means providing training so they have the skills to use information and communications technologies (ICTs) to ...
2019-05-21 20:17

JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in creating revolutionary products t...
2019-05-24 01:51

TEST QA JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in creating revolutionary products t...
2019-05-24 01:51

Unity Learn Premium lets professionals learn real-time 3D development Unity Technologies is launching Unity Learn Premium, an educational program that teaches people from a variety of industries to learn real-time 3D development.Read More...
2019-06-27 21:17

CBOE’s Andy Lowenthal To Lead Business Development For CBOE, CFE, Livevol CHICAGO, IL – July 15, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced it promoted Andy Lowenthal from Vice President to Senior Vice President, Business Development. Lowenthal’s promotion comes as part of a reorganization designed to bette...
2019-05-23 05:34

There are now multiple Momo movies in development based on that stupid Momo meme Someday, when the world finally ends (very soon, maybe), the final line of humanity’s record will read: “It turns out the real horror was the internet all along.” But the internet, which has taketh far more than it has ever giveth, can only be blamed...
2019-07-10 21:17

Elon Musk on Twitter: 'Accelerating Starship development to build the Martian Technocracy' Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, posted a series of cryptic tweets hinting at his plans to someday colonize the red planet.       ...
2019-06-27 23:51

Qatar urges de-escalation in U.S.-Iran row Qatar and other countries have been talking to both Iran and the United States about de-escalation, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said on Sunday, urging both sides to meet and find a compromise....
2019-06-09 20:51

Trump Urges UK to Be 'Very Careful' Over Huawei and 5G Trump urged Britain to be "very careful" about involving Chinese tech giant Huawei in its new 5G network, in an interview published Saturday ahead of his state visit to London....
2019-06-03 10:00

UN urges resettlement of nearly 1.5 million refugees From Turkey to the Horn of Africa, refugees are in dire need of permanent resettlement. The UNHCR said there "simply has to be more equitable sharing of responsibility for global crises."...
2019-07-02 03:34

HRW urges Brunei to repeal Sharia law An international human rights organization called on the sultan of Brunei to repeal his country's newly enacted Sharia penal code as it violates a range of internationally recognized human rights....
2019-05-23 11:00

| Du Toit urges Stormers to play their best Pieter-Steph du Toit will run out at Newlands for his 50th Stormers cap, but his focus is on making as big an impact as possible against the Highlanders....
2019-05-24 10:51

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on a post-war constitution, once considered a priority for new elections....
2019-06-28 07:00

The Latest: Trump urges Xi to ‘even it up’ on trade OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 11:55 a.m. President Donald Trump says he believes the U.S. and China can “do something” that will be “truly monumental” as he an...
2019-06-29 05:51

Top UK scientist urges people to take vitamin D supplements Geneticist Steve Jones, formerly a sceptic, says case for doing so is overwhelmingOne of Britain’s leading scientists has urged people to take vitamin D supplements, particularly children, who spend an hour less outside than they did 10 years ago.The...
2019-05-26 16:17

Preserve your ammunition, BIS urges top central banks Bank for International Settlements (BIS) chief Agustin Carstens has urged top central banks to preserve their ammunition for more serious economic downturns rather than deplete it chasing higher growth....
2019-06-30 14:17

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-monitored elections and a nationwide cease-fire...
2019-06-27 22:00

CII Urges Government For Consultation Before Finalising EV Deadlines The CII has joined SIAM in urging the government for a proper, well-aligned roadmap, formulated in consultation with industry stakeholders, before finalising goals and timelines for electrification of......
2019-06-10 14:51

Airbus urges UTC not to be distracted by Raytheon deal Airbus said on Friday it had urged United Technologies to "keep its eye on the ball" in its role as a commercial aerospace supplier as it moves toward a planned merger with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon....
2019-06-14 22:00

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

"Don't Even Think About Retirement," Lata Mangeshkar Urges MS Dhoni Amid intense speculation that MS Dhoni may retire from international cricket after India's exit from World Cup after losing to New Zealand in the semi-final on Wednesday, legendary singer Lata......
2019-07-11 15:00

Spain urges more EU aid to help Morocco tackle migration Spain has asked the European Union to increase the financial aid allocated to Morocco to help it counter illegal migration flows, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said on Monday....
2019-06-03 22:34

China's 'father of EV' urges more hydrogen infrastructure While stressing the importance of new energy vehicles, Wan -- a former science minister widely regarded as a key promoter of electric vehicles in China -- noted that China will not forbid traditional internal combustion engines....
2019-07-02 14:17

| Trump urges Britain to go for no-deal Brexit Britain should go for a no-deal Brexit with the EU and refuse to pay the agreed $50 billion divorce bill, US President Donald Trump told the UK's The Sunday Telegraph newspaper on the eve of a visit to London....
2019-06-02 16:34

Freed Lebanese man urges US to free other hostages A Lebanese man and a US resident, released after years in an Iranian prison, tells President Trump 'please get back your hostages.' (June 12)        ...
2019-06-13 07:00

Pope urges Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylvania, forcing him to be driven for hours on winding mountain roads....
2019-06-01 12:17

We Have To Act: UN Rights Expert Urges US Action Over Khashoggi Killing The United Nations human rights expert who conducted an independent probe into the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday urged the US to act on her damning findings....
2019-07-10 01:34

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing the country from building nuclear weapons....
2019-06-10 15:17

‘Tank man’ photographer urges China to open up on Tiananmen ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — The American photographer who shot the iconic image of a man standing in front of tanks at the 1989 Tiananmen protests says it’s time for the Chinese government to come clean about the bloody events of 30 years ago. Jeff...
2019-06-01 04:17

EU urges Albania's opposition to hold peaceful protests The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country's political deadlock....
2019-05-25 23:00

Qatari foreign minister urges de-escalation in U.S.-Iran row Qatar has been talking to both Iran and the United States about de-escalation, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani told reporters in London on Sunday, urging both sides to meet and find a compromise....
2019-06-09 19:17

‘Words must never be met with violence’ urges UN, following Taliban threat to journalists   Following last week’s public threats by Taliban militants to deliberately target media outlets in Afghanistan, the United Nations mission chief in the country reiterated his call on Thursday for journalists’ rights to be protected, underlining the po...
2019-06-27 20:34

Pope Francis urges unity on first Romania trip The pope called on Romanians to stand together and reject hate at the start of his first trip to the Orthodox majority country. Tensions persist over communist-era confiscations of Catholic properties....
2019-06-01 06:00

Schumer urges FAA to require data recorders in helicopters WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to require all helicopters be equipped with data recorders after a deadly chopper crash in New York City. Sen. Charles Schumer says the FAA failed for...
2019-06-16 20:00

Pope urges end to 'culture of insults' in Pentecost message Social media fosters a "culture of insults," Pope Francis has told Sunday Pentecost churchgoers in Rome. In Berlin, Protestant bishop Markus Droge warned against propagators of lies intent on "undermining" democracy....
2019-06-09 22:51

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections....
2019-06-16 17:34

Tina ‘Knowles’ Black Excellence and Urges Us To Never Dim Our Light As a people, we’ve been known to make it out on top in some of the most unfortunate circumstances. With all that we have been through, we still manage to find a way to celebrate the beauty that comes with being black. Even when you trod us down into ...
2019-07-13 18:34

U.S. ambassador urges China to talk to the Dalai Lama China should hold talks with Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad told Chinese officials during a trip to the Himalayan region where he criticized Beijing for interfering in religious freedom....
2019-05-26 10:01

Mahathir urges US to talk with China, accept its greatness TOKYO (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is calling for talks to resolve ongoing trade dispute between Washington and Beijing and is urging the world to accept China’s technological prowess. Mahathir says the U.S. cannot expect to...
2019-05-30 10:51

Germany offers to support Ukraine, urges further reforms BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister says his country wants to offer Ukraine’s newly elected president support, but is calling for further reforms in the corruption-plagued country. Speaking Thursday before traveling to Kiev with his ...
2019-05-30 10:51

UK PM candidate Johnson urges tax on global tech giants Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister, said on Thursday the government had to find a way to tax global technology giants on their income....
2019-07-05 04:00

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

EU urges US to respect both sides in Mideast peace moves BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is urging the United States to respect the needs of both Israelis and the Palestinians in any future Mideast peace moves. Juncker’s office says that in a meeting Tuesday, Preside...
2019-06-04 20:51

FA urges travelling England fans to cut out antisocial behaviour • Supporters reminded to behave before Nations League finals• Around 18,000 could travel to Portugal for next week’s gamesAs England prepare to head to Portugal for the Nations League finals, the Football Association has called for an end to the “emb...
2019-05-30 08:34

German aid group urges action to help rescued migrants The German aid group Sea-Watch is urging European governments to agree to accept several dozen migrants that it rescued in the Mediterranean a week ago....
2019-06-19 17:17

Germany urges Iran to uphold nuclear deal The German government urged Iran to uphold the nuclear pact it agreed with world powers in 2015, a spokeswoman for the Foreign Ministry said on Monday after Iran announced it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit....
2019-06-17 13:51

EU's Tusk urges European Parliament to confirm von der Leyen The outgoing chairman of European Union national leaders on Thursday urged the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the bloc's executive after some in the assembly criticized her nomination....
2019-07-04 14:51

EU commission urges legal action against Italy over debt BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is recommending that legal action be taken against the Italy because it failed to respect EU debt rules last year and looks like doing so in coming years, too. The commission made the recommendation Wednesday a...
2019-06-05 14:51

Billionaire urges investigation into 'seemingly treasonous' Google Peter Thiel, a Silicon Valley billionaire and prominent supporter of Donald Trump, has suggested Google's alleged attempt to work with the Chinese military was "seemingly treasonous"....
2019-07-15 17:34

Tesla CEO urges employees to 'catch up' to hit delivery record Tesla Inc has "a lot of catching up" to do but still can achieve a record quarter, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk wrote in a new email that was reviewed by Reuters....
2019-05-30 04:00

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippines President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police, and rights groups think the number is much higher....
2019-07-08 14:00

UK report urges global action against Christian persecution Britain’s Foreign Secretary has embraced a new report that concludes Christians frequently endure the heaviest burden of persecution globally, arguing that it should be labeled as “Christophobia.’’...
2019-07-08 17:51

Pope urges restraint in Gulf after tanker attacks Pope Francis called for restraint and a lowering of tensions in the Middle East on Sunday following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that have raised fears of a broader confrontation in the region....
2019-06-16 14:51

Pope urges ethnic Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylvania, forcing him to be driven for hours on winding mountain roads....
2019-06-02 00:00

Airbus urges airlines to pressure Boeing over subsidy row Airbus has written to airline leaders to appeal for their backing in a trade dispute with rival Boeing, warning of higher aircraft prices and passenger fares if the United States and European Union descend into a tariff war....
2019-06-02 07:00

LA mayor urges Trump to work with him on homeless crisis LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants President Donald Trump to visit the city and work with him on the homeless crisis. The Democratic mayor made the public invitation during a radio interview Tuesday, after the Republican preside...
2019-07-03 01:00

S. Korea urges restraint after North’s missile test SINGAPORE (AP) — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo is fending off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-fired missiles last month. Jeong told an annual security conference in Singapore Saturday that the tests are ...
2019-06-01 11:01

German paper urges readers to wear kippah German newspaper Bild published a cut-out kippah skullcap on its front page Monday, urging readers to show their solidarity with the country's Jewish community in the face of rising anti-Semitism....
2019-05-28 05:00

Leadership contest must be over before summer break, urges Number 10 Downing Street wants the Tory leadership contest finished before MPs go on their long summer holidays to give the Commons enough time to hold a confidence vote in the new Prime Minister....
2019-06-03 12:51

Scotch Whisky Association urges U.S. and EU to end trade stand-off The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) urged the United States and the European Union on Tuesday to end a trade dispute after Washington threatened tariffs on $4 billion of goods including Scotland's most famous export....
2019-07-02 15:17

Transportation Cabinet Urges Caution During The US 68 Yard Sale LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX18) – As Central Kentucky participates in the US 68 Yard Sale, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has some reminders for shoppers and other motorists: No sales or parking on state right of way.  It is a safety hazard and also ill...
2019-06-07 17:17

The Latest: EU urges Kosovo, Serbia to return to dialogue BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on the tensions between Serbia and Kosovo (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The European Union’s top diplomat is urging Kosovo and Serbia to return to the negotiating table and normalize relations amid high tension...
2019-05-29 16:34

UN urges independent probe in Strait of Hormuz crisis UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on all actors in the region to "avoid a major confrontation." The US and UK have accused Iran of attacking tankers transiting through the Persian Gulf....
2019-06-15 19:34

| German goverment urges wearing of Jewish kippa The German government has called on people to wear the Jewish kippa ahead of an anti-Israel protest as a demonstration of solidarity and as Jews face a spike in anti-Semitism, withdrawing an earlier warning against wearing the traditional skullcap....
2019-05-28 21:17

Starboard urges AECOM to explore strategic options Activist investor Starboard Value on Thursday urged construction and engineering firm AECOM to consider a strategic review of its assets, saying that its businesses were deeply undervalued....
2019-06-20 15:00

Trump wades into Brexit talks, urges UK to ‘walk away’ President Trump urged Britain’s next prime minister to “walk away” from trying to reach a deal to leave the European Union if Brussels doesn’t give ground during negotiations over Brexit. ​”They’ve got to get it done,” ​...
2019-06-02 18:51

Fed Official Urges Firms to Speed Shift From Libor Randal Quarles, the Federal Reserve vice chairman in charge of financial regulation, urged companies and financial institutions Monday to speed up their preparations for a looming interest-rate shift....
2019-06-04 01:51

NY Senator urges Assemblywomen to fight against subway perverts A state senator from Brooklyn and Staten Island who has long fought against recidivist subway gropers on Saturday urged her female counterparts in the Assembly to pass her “Subway Grinder Bill,” which would stiffen penalties for the worst...
2019-06-30 08:51

G20: Theresa May urges countries to raise climate ambitions Prime minister calls on others to embrace UK’s net zero emissions target to tackle crisisTheresa May has urged countries to be more ambitious in tackling the climate crisis after Donald Trump reiterated his determination to ditch the Paris accord.The...
2019-06-29 17:34

Trump Urges UK To Be "Very Careful" In Involving Huawei In Its 5G Network US President Donald Trump urged Britain to be "very careful" about involving Chinese tech giant Huawei in its new 5G network, in an interview published Saturday ahead of his state visit to London....
2019-06-02 01:17

The Latest: Germany urges investigation of tanker attacks DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The German government is calling for an investigation into the “extraordinarily worrying” s...
2019-06-14 12:51

Mnuchin Urges U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies Co. to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
2019-07-11 01:00

Trump urges Israel to 'get their act together' amid election turmoil U.S. President Donald Trump, voicing impatience with close ally Israel, said on Sunday he was not happy about electoral upheaval there and urged the Israelis to "get their act together."...
2019-06-03 04:00

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
2019-06-05 22:34

Carlos Ghosn's wife urges Trump to support her husband Carole Ghosn says she wants US president to talk to Japan’s Shinzo Abe about a fair trial for the former Nissan bossThe wife of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn has appealed to Donald Trump for help and rejected suggestions that she was implicated in ...
2019-06-17 15:51

Automatically kick out antisemitic members, Starmer urges Labour Labour should change its rules to automatically throw out members involved in "clear" cases of antisemitism, a member of Jeremy Corbyn's top team has said....
2019-07-11 00:51

With Mexico deal done, US urges China to resume trade talks FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — One down, still others to go. President Donald Trump claimed a victory after Washington and Mexico agreed on measures to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. Trump called off plans to impose a 5% ta...
2019-06-08 14:17

Carlos Ghosn's wife urges Trump to help former Nissan boss The wife of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has urged President Trump to raise her husband's case with Japan's prime minister later this month after she said she has not spoken to her husband since the beginning of April....
2019-06-17 16:51

Russian parliament urges government to impose sanctions on Georgia The Russian parliament on Tuesday unanimously backed a resolution urging the government to impose tough economic sanctions on Georgia over what it called the country's unfriendly actions towards Moscow....
2019-07-09 13:17

Turkey urges Greek Cypriots to accept oil drilling plan Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has urged the Greek Cypriot government to accept a cooperation plan on drilling. The discovery of gas in the eastern Mediterranean has complicated attempts to reunify the divided island....
2019-07-14 22:51

Angelina Jolie urges international support for Venezuelan children Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to provide more support to three South American countries with the most migrants from crisis-hit Venezuela, saying 20,000 Venezuelan children are at risk of being without bas...
2019-06-08 22:17

Buttigieg urges end to 'endless' U.S. war, return to Iran, climate deals Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday urged a stop to the "endless war" that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and a return to the Iran nuclear deal and Paris climate accord scrapped by Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-06-11 23:01

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart board to increase pay for workers Sanders lambasted Walmart leaders including its CEO on Wednesday for paying workers what he believes are "starvation wages" and introduced a shareholder proposal that calls for hourly associates to have a seat on the company's board....
2019-06-06 03:51

Pope urges China’s Catholics to unify after bishop deal VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is urging China’s divided Catholic community to come together in communion, as he seeks to heal decades of estrangement following a landmark deal with Beijing over bishop nominations. Francis made a special appe...
2019-05-22 11:51

Trump urges Theresa May to ‘stick around’ to strike trade deal with US President Trump on Tuesday told lame duck British Prime Minister Theresa May to “stick around” and suggested the two countries could ink a trade deal as England tries to negotiate its withdrawal from the European Union. “It’s ...
2019-06-04 14:51

UN Palestinian refugee agency urges donors to fill shortfall The head of the U.N. agency that helps 5.3 million Palestinian refugees says it is mobilizing to replenish a $211 million shortfall in the face of U.S. funding cuts....
2019-06-17 18:00

Rocker Cliff Richard urges anonymity for sex-crimes suspects British rock icon Cliff Richard is calling for people suspected of sex crimes to be granted anonymity until they are charged, saying his life was thrown into turmoil by false allegations splashed across the media...
2019-07-01 13:51

US official urges ending Kosovo trade taxes against Serbia BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A U.S. State Department official has called for an end to Kosovo’s taxes on Serbian goods so that European Union-mediated talks on resolving the dispute between the former war foes could resume. Deputy Assistant Secretar...
2019-06-10 15:17

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of the dangers of global heating and that a failure to act urgently to reduce greenhouse gases would be “...
2019-06-14 23:17

English FA urges fans to curb anti-social behaviour "England\u0027s Football Association (FA) has urged the supporters of the national team to stamp out \"embarrassing\" and anti-social behaviour ahead of the UEFA Nations League Finals in Portugal next month."...
2019-05-30 14:34

F.A.A. Urges Commercial Flights to ‘Exercise Caution’ Over Persian Gulf Amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran, the agency alerted airliners to a growing risk of “misidentification” when flying in the region....
2019-05-21 14:51

Chinese state media urges retribution after UBS economist's 'insult' Those who insult Chinese people should pay the price in order to deter would-be offenders from following suit, Chinese state media said in a sharply worded commentary, after remarks by a UBS economist about pigs sparked an outcry in China....
2019-06-15 10:17

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had aborted a military strike to retaliate against Tehran's downing of a U.S. drone....
2019-06-22 16:17

Harsh Vardhan Urges Four States To Join Ayushman Bharat Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has written to the chief ministers of Delhi, Odisha, Telangana and West Bengal, urging them to join the Centre's flagship health insurance scheme, Ayushman Bharat -......
2019-06-05 19:17

U.S. safety board urges new rules after fatal Oklahoma well blast An investigation into an explosion at an Oklahoma natural gas drilling rig that killed five workers last year faulted inadequate training and equipment and called for new regulations, the U.S. safety regulator said on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 09:17

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon’s political crisis. A new report places Cameroon at the top of the list of neglected crises....
2019-06-05 19:34

Mexico urges Trump to back down on 'unfair' tariff threat Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico....
2019-05-31 19:34

Neuberger urges Verint investors to back its board nominees Asset manager Neuberger Berman on Monday urged shareholders of Verint Systems to vote for its three director nominees and asked the data analytics company to detail its cloud strategy....
2019-05-21 17:51

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pact before taking up any infrastructure bill....
2019-05-22 08:51

Czech Republic urges EU to start talks with North Macedonia The Czech prime minister is urging the European Union to start accession talks with North Macedonia, saying failure to do so would send the wrong message to would-be members of the bloc....
2019-06-11 18:34

EU's Federica Mogherini urges action on terror threat in Sahel In an interview with DW, the EU's foreign policy chief warned that without enough support, terrorism could take hold in the Sahel region. "It's not only for us a problem, it's a problem for everybody," she said....
2019-07-12 15:00

Hedge fund urges Madame Tussauds operator to go private A large investor in the operator of Madame Tussauds is waxing nostalgic about the company’s days as a private entity. Activist hedge fund ValueAct is urging the company behind the maker of Meghan Markle and Ariana Grande wax figurines to pursue a dea...
2019-05-24 06:17

Pelosi urges Dems against impeachment as caucus grows restless Speaker Nancy Pelosi appealed to House Democrats Wednesday to hold off on beginning impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, but she faced demands from colleagues to take more aggressive action against Trump — including a direct plea f...
2019-05-22 16:51

Pelosi urges Trump to abandon planned ICE raids nationwide House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged President Trump on Saturday to abandon planned raids around the country to deport illegal immigrants. “Tomorrow is Sunday, and as many people of faith attend religious services, the President has ordered heartle...
2019-06-23 04:51

‘We all are history’: Viola Davis urges graduates to own successes and failures The actor, who was the keynote speaker at Barnard College’s commencement ceremony, also spoke of her personal historyThe actor Viola Davis urged Barnard College graduates to connect with the past – even if it is painful – at a commencement ceremony M...
2019-05-21 16:17

Occidental urges shareholders to reject activist Icahn's proposal Occidental Petroleum Corp on Tuesday called on its shareholders to reject https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/797468/000114036119012312/nc10003014x1_prec14a.htm activist investor Carl Icahn's moves to launch a proxy fight for four seats on the co...
2019-07-03 01:17

Rights group urges U.S. to sanction China over Xinjiang camps The United States, embroiled in a trade war with China, should also impose sanctions on China for detaining an estimated one million Uighurs in its Xinjiang region, where repression has not abated, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 18:51

Philip Morris urges Thailand to drop prosecution after WTO's second ruling Philip Morris urged Thailand to drop criminal charges against its Thai subsidiary on Saturday, after a second World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling that the Asian nation had failed to comply with regulations on cigarette imports....
2019-07-13 17:51

Pence urges spending to repair well-worn U.S. national parks Against the backdrop of Yellowstone's Old Faithful Geyser, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday urged Congress to dedicate billions of dollars in federal energy revenues for repairs to aging facilities at America's national parks....
2019-06-14 03:51

President Trump Urges Roy Moore Not to Run for U.S. Senate Again in Alabama After Scandal (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday discouraged Alabama Republican Roy Moore from running for U.S. Senate in 2020, saying that Moore cannot win and the “consequences will be devastating” for his party and policies if ...
2019-05-30 01:17

U.S. urges Turkey to halt drilling operations off Cyprus coast The U.S. State Department on Tuesday urged Turkish authorities to halt energy drilling operations off the Cypriot coast in the Mediterranean, a day after Cyprus protested a Turkish ship dropping anchor there....
2019-07-10 06:00

| Captain urges Tunisia to let boat dock, after migrant rescue The captain of an Egyptian tug that retrieved 75 migrants has appealed to Tunisian authorities to allow his vessel to dock, as NGOs reported food shortages and sickness on board....
2019-06-04 03:34

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

O’Neill urges Congress to extend 9/11 aid at Luis Alvarez’s funeral NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill, speaking at Wednesday’s funeral for retired Detective Luis Alvarez, urged Congress to fulfill the dying wish of the 9/11 responder, who spent his final days on Capitol Hill fighting to replenish a vital fu...
2019-07-03 22:51

SMMT urges next PM to seek automotive-focused Brexit deal UK manufacturing sector stands to lose £50,000 per minute in the event of a no-deal Brexit Car industry bosses have called on the UK’s next prime minister to prioritise a trade-oriented Brexit deal, claiming that delays caused by a no-deal Brexit co...
2019-06-27 22:00

Russia urges arbitration panel to toss out Black Sea case THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Russia has urged an international arbitration panel to throw out a case filed by Ukraine linked to mineral and fishing rights in waters around the Crimean Peninsula. Preliminary hearings that started Monday in The Hague ...
2019-06-10 11:51

UK urges China to respect rights on Tiananmen crackdown anniversary Britain urged China to allow its citizens to protest peacefully and enjoy freedom of expression in a statement marking the 30th anniversary of the Chinese government's deadly crackdown on protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square....
2019-06-04 11:34

Germany's Weber urges EU lawmakers to back von der Leyen in top job vote German conservative Manfred Weber urged EU lawmakers to back Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the European Commission in a knife-edge vote on Tuesday, warning that a rejection would create political instability in Europe....
2019-07-16 10:17

EU urges Iran to halt further measures undermining nuclear deal The European Union on Sunday strongly urged Iran to stop actions that would undermine a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, saying it was in touch with other parties to the deal and may set up a joint commission to look into the issue....
2019-07-07 19:17

Sudan army urges elections after brutal crackdown on protesters The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down. The announcement comes after dozens of protesters were killed by the army and militia....
2019-06-04 14:17

BP urges U.S. EPA to work with automakers to improve vehicle fuel efficiency BP PLC has urged the head of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency to keep working with automakers to improve vehicle fuel efficiency as the Trump administration considers freezing the requirements at 2020 levels, according to a copy of a letter se...
2019-06-20 00:17

Ashok Gehlot Urges Centre To Help In Rajasthan's Financial Management Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday sought the Centre's help for strengthening Rajasthan's financial management besides demanding the Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP) be declared a......
2019-06-15 21:00

BP urges EPA to work with automakers to improve vehicle fuel efficiency BP PLC has urged the head of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency to keep working with automakers to improve vehicle fuel efficiency as the Trump administration considers freezing the requirements at 2020 levels, according to a copy of a letter se...
2019-06-20 02:00

| Crisis Group urges 'dialogue' between Mali government, jihadists Mali's government should consider "dialogue" with jihadists waging an insurgency in the west African state, the International Crisis Group think tank suggests....
2019-05-29 20:51

Ex-US Marine held by Russia in spy case urges Trump to help him: Interfax A former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying called on U.S. President Donald Trump and Britain, Canada and Ireland's leaders to help him as he appeared in court on Thursday, Interfax news agency reported....
2019-06-20 11:51

AWS intros new EventBridge, CDK services as CTO Vogels urges customers to 'encrypt everything' At the AWS Summit Thursday, Vogels talked new developer tools, customer case studies and the importance of security across enterprise IT infrastructure....
2019-07-11 17:34

Israel urges more sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Monday to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through with a plan to exceed an enriched uranium limit set by a 2015 nuclear deal....
2019-06-17 13:51

US reportedly urges South Korea to reject Huawei products In one incident, a U.S. State Department official told a South Korean counterpart that local telco LG Uplus Corp, which uses Huawei's equipment, should "not be allowed to serve in sensitive areas in South Korea", newspaper Chosun Ilbo reported....
2019-05-23 13:51

North Korea blames U.S. for failed summit, urges 'new calculation' North Korea said on Friday an "arbitrary and dishonest" U.S. position had resulted in the failure to reach a deal during a second North Korea-U.S. summit, warning the nuclear issue would never be resolved without a new approach....
2019-05-24 19:00

Change attitudes for future generations of women in tech, UN urges   When women and girls are empowered with technology, the whole world benefits. That’s one key message from the International Day for girls in the field of information and communications technology, or ICT, marked on Thursday. ...
2019-05-21 16:17

U.N. surveillance expert urges global moratorium on sale of spyware The world should impose a moratorium on the sale and use of surveillance software until there are rules in place to stop governments using it to spy on opponents and critics, a U.N. expert recommended....
2019-06-18 21:00

Wife of former Nissan boss Ghosn urges Trump to help her husband The wife of former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn urged U.S. President Donald Trump to raise her husband's case with Japan's prime minister at a summit of world leaders later this month....
2019-06-17 11:17

UN mission urges Houthis to remove trenches at Hodeida port The head of the U.N. mission in Yemen's key port of Hodeida is urging Houthi rebels to complete the removal of prepared military positions such as trenches at the port....
2019-06-13 00:17

Schumer urges Senate to add election security measures to defense bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on election security amendments to a must-pass defense bill. Schumer’s requests for the Senate to consider the amendments come amid bipa...
2019-06-18 18:34

'It's important to be nice': Dwayne Johnson urges compassion in MTV awards speech ‘The most powerful thing we can be is ourselves’ says actor on an evening where inclusivity was celebratedDwayne Johnson told fans of the power of compassion and “being ourselves” while accepting a top honour at the MTV Movie and TV awards.“The most ...
2019-06-18 21:34

WRAPUP 1-Mexico urges Trump to back down on 'unfair' tariff threat Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico....
2019-05-31 20:51

Russia's Gazprom Neft urges OPEC to raise oil output quotas OPEC and non-OPEC producers should raise oil production starting from the second half of the year in order to keep the market balance and acceptable oil prices, Alexander Dyukov, the head of Russia's Gazprom Neft, said on Friday....
2019-06-14 13:17

UPDATE 1-China central bank urges calm after Baoshang takeover China's central bank sought to calm investors on Sunday after last month's takeover of Inner Mongolia-based Baoshang Bank, saying regulators are not planning any more such moves for the moment....
2019-06-02 16:51

Serb leader urges Trump to bring Kosovo back to negotiating BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s leader is urging U.S. President Donald Trump to put pressure on Kosovo to return to negotiations amid a months-long deadlock. EU-mediated status talks between Serbia and its ex-province have been stalled since l...
2019-06-14 17:51

Ban government investment in fossil fuels, urges cross-party group of MPs UK aid projects ‘actively undermine’ efforts to tackle climate crisis, MPs and campaign groups warnA cross-party group of MPs, backed by campaign groups, has called for an immediate ban on all investment in fossil fuels and for all UK aid to be “natu...
2019-07-08 16:34

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., knocks trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while saying Japan had a substantial edge on trade that negotiators were trying to even out....
2019-05-25 12:51

Hoyer urges subpoena for Mueller, as Dems ramp up calls for testimony House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Tuesday that lawmakers should issue a subpoena for Robert Mueller if he declines to voluntarily testify on Capitol Hill about the Russia probe, amid increasing calls from fellow Democrats to hear from the former...
2019-06-04 21:17

House Speaker Pelosi urges Trump family 'intervention' with U.S. president House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she wished President Donald Trump's family or staff would conduct an "intervention" with him for the good of the United States after he threw what she called a temper tantrum at a meeting...
2019-05-24 01:34

House judiciary's top Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election and beyond, on the heels of a statement https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-text/u-s-s...
2019-06-04 21:51

France's Macron urges more dialogue with Iran, regrets announcements on enrichment French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he regretted Iran's announcement that it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit, but that Paris would hold talks with Iran and its partners to avoid any further escalation in the region....
2019-06-18 02:34

Video game urges players to kill journalists to make them ‘famous in a different way’ A twisted video game featured on Apple and Android devices urged players to gun down journalists to make headlines before the level was yanked by developers. “Sniper 3D Assassin,” which is available on iPads and smartphones, had a mission...
2019-05-21 14:32

Mike Pompeo urges other countries to help protect tankers after Gulf attacks Secretary of state says shipping security was not exclusively a US problem and stresses that Trump does not want war with IranThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has called on other nations to help safeguard tanker traffic in the Persian Gulf fol...
2019-06-18 22:17

Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Monday to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through with a plan to exceed an enriched uranium limit set by a 2015 nuclear deal....
2019-06-18 02:34

Iran urges Europe to normalize economic ties with it or face consequences Iran said on Sunday Europe was in no position to criticize Tehran for its military capabilities and it called on European leaders to normalize trade ties with the Islamic Republic despite U.S. sanctions, or face consequences....
2019-06-09 11:51

South Korea's Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea, he said on Monday, calling the restriction a bid to limit bilateral private trade with a political aim....
2019-07-08 10:17

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan is urging Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China. Wang was speaking Wednesday in Tokyo days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the 1989 student pro-democracy protest...
2019-05-29 11:00

Germany urges Italy to open up ports to migrant rescue ships German Interior Minster Horst Seehofer has urged his Italian counterpart Matteo Salvini to open ports to boats carrying rescued migrants. Meanwhile, a second rescue boat landed without permission in port at Lampedusa....
2019-07-06 19:17

Chinese vice premier urges more support for economy amid trade war Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
2019-06-13 16:00

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticizes trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal....
2019-05-25 14:51

WHO urges ban on high levels of sugar from fruit puree in baby food High sugar content may be threat to first teeth and affect food preferences in adulthoodCommercial baby foods contain too much sugar – even when they are labelled as savoury meals, says the World Health Organization, which is seeking a ban on added s...
2019-07-15 20:51

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S. during state visit to Tokyo Trump also promoted the U.S. under his leadership, saying “there’s never been a better time” to invest or do business in America, and he urged corporate leaders to come....
2019-05-25 19:00

North Korea calls U.S. ‘a gangster country,’ urges U.N. to act against ship seizure North Korea said in a letter to the U.N. that the Trump administration committed "an unlawful and outrageous act" by taking over the ship Wise Honest and moving it to American Samoa....
2019-05-21 16:34

"Be Kind": Neesham Urges Indian Fans To Re-Sell Their WC Final Tickets James Neesham wants Indian cricket fans to re-sell their World Cup 2019 final tickets on the official platform, to give other fans a chance to watch their team play....
2019-07-13 13:17

UPDATE 1-Occidental urges shareholders to reject activist Icahn's proposal Occidental Petroleum Corp on Tuesday called on its shareholders to reject activist investor Carl Icahn's moves to launch a proxy fight for four seats on the company's board....
2019-07-03 01:17

UPDATE 1-Starboard urges AECOM to explore sale of construction unit Activist investor Starboard Value on Thursday urged construction and engineering firm AECOM to consider a strategic review of its assets, saying that its businesses were deeply undervalued....
2019-06-20 15:00

Japan business lobby urges sales tax hike to proceed as planned The head of a Japanese business lobby said a planned sales tax hike should proceed in October to sustain the social security system for a rapidly ageing population, despite calls from elsewhere to postpone it given growing economic challenges....
2019-05-30 03:51

Vatican urges China to stop intimidating Catholics loyal to pope The Vatican has asked China’s communist government to stop intimidating Catholic clergy who want to remain unequivocally loyal to the pope and refuse to sign ambiguous official registration forms....
2019-06-29 03:34

U.S. reaches agreement with Mexico, urges China to resume trade talks The Trump administration began slapping tariffs on imports of Chinese goods nearly a year ago, accusing Beijing of using predatory means to lend Chinese companies an edge in advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics and electric...
2019-06-08 15:00

Joe Biden urges building on Obamacare instead of adopting Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare for All' Biden's comments were the latest iteration of his strategy to tie himself closely to the legacy of President Barack Obama, under whom he served as vice president for eight years....
2019-06-28 10:00

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

California urges possible sex abuse victims of Mexican church leader to come forward California's attorney general appealed on Thursday for more victims to come forward who may have been sexually abused by the head of a Mexico-based church charged with multiple counts of human trafficking, child pornography and rape of a minor....
2019-06-07 02:51

De Blasio urges New Yorkers to ‘stay inside’ in advance of stormy weather Mayor Bill de Blasio warned city dwellers to prepare for rough weather on Wednesday as heavy storms headed toward the five boroughs. “We’re in for some severe weather this evening, with strong winds, heavy downpours and potentially hail,&...
2019-05-30 00:51

| Rights group urges Sudan military to ensure safety during rallies An international rights group has demanded Sudan's military rulers guarantee the safety of protesters ahead of planned mass rallies and following a deadly military crackdown that has left more than 100 people dead since early June....
2019-06-28 23:17

Nancy Pelosi Says President Trump Is ‘Engaged in a Cover Up’ But Urges Patience (WASHINGTON) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared Wednesday that President Donald Trump is “engaged in a cover up,” but she tamped down some Democrats’ rush toward an impeachment inquiry, telling lawmakers during a closed meeting t...
2019-05-22 18:51

Reporters Without Borders Urges Saudi Arabia to Free 30 Jailed Journalists The press freedom group met with the Saudi foreign minister and justice minister this year, in a visit spurred by outrage over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-07-10 16:34

Don’t let smoking steal life’s breathtaking moments, urges UN health agency Tobacco use continues to claim around eight million lives a year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, in a call for faster action from governments to tackle smoking and the “enormous” health, social, environmental and economic cost...
2019-05-29 19:17

Pentagon silent on Turkey as Congress urges retaliation for Russian missile buy STILL WAITING: The Pentagon on Friday appeared poised to bring the hammer down on Turkey after the NATO ally announced that — in clear defiance of U.S. warnings — it had accepted the first delivery of components of the Russian S-400 air defense syste...
2019-07-15 17:34

Merkel urges EU leaders to agree fast on Commission presidency nominee Chancellor Angela Merkel urged EU leaders on Monday to agree fast on a nominee for the post of European Comission president, saying her government backed the idea of naming a "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party....
2019-05-27 21:00

Clinton urges Trump to condemn Russia in light of Mueller comments Hillary Clinton spoke at Hunter College’s commencement ceremony on Wednesday, just hours after Robert Mueller’s first public comments about the Special Counsel investigation into Russia. Clinton told a crowd of graduates at Madison Square...
2019-05-30 00:51

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violence in Darfur, and those who have suffered at the hands of the brutal military crackdown earlier this ...
2019-06-19 21:34

UPDATE 5-Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
2019-06-06 01:17

China state media urges U.S. to drop win-at-all-costs trade stance Instead of waging a trade war with China, the United States should drop its win-at-all-costs mentality and consider the interests of its own people as well as the global community, the official People's Daily said an editorial on Saturday....
2019-06-22 06:17

Grocery store urges customers to rethink plastic with embarrassing bags East West Market hopes humorous bags like ‘Wart Ointment Wholesale’ will persuade shoppers to shun single-use plastic bagsIf concern over the climate crisis or revulsion over the contamination of the food chain are not enough to change consumer behav...
2019-06-11 21:34

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA), to press for market reforms that enhance transparency and create more u...
2019-05-24 01:51

Mozilla urges Firefox users to update browser immediately due to vulnerability Following the discovery of a zero-day vulnerability in its browser, Mozilla is urging Firefox users to immediately update to the latest version of its desktop app − that includes Firefox ESR, which is intended for use by system administrators ...
2019-06-19 07:17

Juror urges U.S. judge to uphold $80 million Roundup verdict against Bayer A juror who was part of a panel that delivered an $80 million award against Bayer AG after finding that its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caused a man's cancer has urged the presiding judge to uphold the decision....
2019-07-08 21:51

Amnesty International urges fair Egyptian inquiry into Mursi's death Amnesty International urged Egyptian authorities on Monday to investigate the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi, who died suddenly aged 67 after collapsing in court in Cairo during a trial....
2019-06-17 21:51

Improve contraception access to tackle wildlife crisis, urges campaign Groups say expanding access to contraception can improve lives and help save wildlifeA UN-backed campaign has been launched to help tackle the destruction of wildlife by boosting people’s access to contraception. Growing human populations often under...
2019-07-11 12:51

John McDonnell urges Brexit referendum pledge in Labour manifesto John McDonnell and two senior shadow cabinet ministers will tonight pressure Jeremy Corbyn to shift to an explicit pledge for a second referendum in Labour's next election manifesto....
2019-07-15 18:51

Donald Tusk urges EU lawmakers to vote for Germany's Ursula von der Leyen European Council President Donald Tusk told the European Parliament that the choice for the EU's top post was made democratically. Many MEPs are deeply unhappy with the German defense minister's nomination....
2019-07-04 20:34

Union Minister Urges States To Enact Law Protecting Doctors From Violence Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today asked states to consider enacting specific legislation for protecting doctors and medical professionals from any form of violence in the wake of the recent......
2019-06-15 17:00

Trump urges appeals court to block subpoena for his accounting records U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday asked an appeals court to overturn a ruling that his accounting firm must turn over his financial records from before he was president to the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives Oversight Committee....
2019-06-11 03:34

UPDATE 1-Juror urges U.S. judge to uphold $80 mln Roundup verdict against Bayer A juror who was part of a panel that delivered an $80 million award against Bayer AG after finding that its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caused a man's cancer has urged the presiding judge to uphold the decision....
2019-07-09 01:34

Naveen Patnaik Urges PM To Declare Odisha As "Special Focus State" Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the states hit by major disasters as "Special Focus States" with benefits of the special category status......
2019-06-11 20:00

UPDATE 3-Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
2019-06-05 21:34

Scott urges Australian crowds to give U.S. cold shoulder at Presidents Cup Former world number one Adam Scott has tasted only heartbreak in eight Presidents Cups but believes a frosty crowd reception for the visiting United States could help the Internationals break their long losing streak in Australia this December....
2019-05-30 10:00

North Korea urges U.S. to change 'hostile policy' on eve of summit anniversary North Korean state media called on the United States on Tuesday to "withdraw its hostile policy" towards Pyongyang or agreements made at a landmark summit in Singapore a year ago might become "a blank sheet of paper"....
2019-06-11 04:34

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' in Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in the Gulf of Oman have spiraled in recent days....
2019-06-22 16:17

U.S. urges judge to deny Huawei motion in government effort to disqualify lawyer U.S. prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to reject a motion by China's Huawei seeking information on the grounds for a government request to disqualify the company's lead defense lawyer in a criminal case alleging bank fraud and sanctions violations....
2019-06-04 05:17

Taylor Swift letter urges Republican senator to back LGBTQ rights Swift calls on home-state senator to support Equality Act‘Let’s demand … our laws truly treat all our citizens equally’Taylor Swift kicked off Pride Month on Saturday by asking the Tennessee Republican senator Lamar Alexander to protect LGBTQ rights ...
2019-06-01 23:17

US urges judge to deny Huawei motion in government effort to disqualify lawyer American prosecutors have asked a judge to reject a motion by Chinese tech giant Huawei seeking information on the grounds for a government request to disqualify the company's lead defense lawyer in a criminal case....
2019-06-04 03:51

Human Rights Watch accuses Nicaragua of torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, and top officials should face sanctions, Human Rights Watch said in a report on Wednesday....
2019-06-20 06:01

China's 'father of EV' urges more hydrogen infrastructure to develop fuel cell vehicles China needs to strengthen its infrastructure for the distribution of hydrogen as a fuel to accelerate development of its fuel-cell vehicle industry, a high-ranking government industrial policy advisor told a conference on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 13:34

Human Rights Watch accuses of Nicaragua torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, and top officials should face sanctions, Human Rights Watch said in a report on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 22:17

U.S. urges Cambodia to probe China-owned economic zone on tariff dodging The United States on Friday urged Cambodia to investigate a Chinese-owned special economic zone after uncovering efforts by firms operating there to evade duties on products destined for export to the United States....
2019-06-28 08:17

Ethiopian mediator urges Sudan military, opposition to hold direct talks Ethiopia's mediator in the Sudan crisis urged the military rulers and the opposition coalition to hold direct talks on Wednesday to strike a deal on handing over power to civilians....
2019-07-02 21:17

Trump urges May to 'stick around' to finalise 'very, very substantial' US-UK trade deal - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the second day of President Trump’s state visit to Britain and his press conference with Theresa May 1.14pm BST There has been some interest on social media in the fact th...
2019-06-04 14:34

UPDATE 4-Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticises trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal....
2019-05-25 16:51

Mexican president says country will 'overcome' Trump threats, urges national unity Mexico's president said on Friday he would respond with "great prudence" to threats by his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to slap tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, and called on Mexicans to unite to deal with the challenge....
2019-05-31 16:00

Ocasio-Cortez urges White House to ‘put down its saber’ amid Iran tensions Amid bellicose rhetoric mounting between the US and Iran, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urged Team Trump to “put down its saber.” “This administration needs to put down its saber and pick up a phone. Diplomacy is what grants us peace and stability &#...
2019-06-21 15:34