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| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups

At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against worsening economic problems, rights groups charged Thursday....

| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups

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08:16 2019-05-28

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricti...
03:16 2019-05-22

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe over banned protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on F...
14:32 2019-08-19

Fears of violence as Zimbabwe’s opposition plan protests Government warns of reprisals as protests and strikes planned in country crippled by debtZimbabweans are bracing for fresh violence and unrest after ...
01:48 2019-08-14

Fears of fresh unrest as Zimbabwe’s opposition plan protests Government warns of reprisals as protests and strikes planned in country crippled by debtZimbabweans are bracing for fresh unrest after the main oppo...
05:32 2019-08-14

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe as court rules against opposition protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on F...
03:32 2019-08-17

| Zimbabwe's opposition vows anti-govt protests despite warnings Zimbabwe's main opposition party vowed Wednesday to go ahead with protests this week against the worsening economy, dismissing government threats to ...
20:00 2019-08-14

| Police disperse crowd as Zimbabwe opposition calls off mass protests after court ban Opposition mass protests against deepening economic problems in Zimbabwe were called off after a court upheld an 11th hour ban imposed by the police....
06:32 2019-08-16

U.S. abortion rights groups sue over Missouri law Prominent U.S. abortion rights groups Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit late on Tuesday in an effort ...
12:32 2019-07-31

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for th...
08:48 2019-05-25

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02:32 2019-06-14

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers ...
00:16 2019-07-18

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people inju...
00:48 2019-07-07

Hungary drops courts plan opposed by EU, rights groups The plans for administrative courts have been at the center of the confrontation between the nationalist, ruling Fidesz party and the European Union....
19:48 2019-05-30

U.S. rights groups, doctors sue to stop Georgia 'heartbeat' abortion ban A group of civil rights organizations, doctors and clinics sued Georgia's government on Friday to overturn a law passed in March that bans abortions ...
11:16 2019-06-28

Abortion rights groups sue to block Alabama's near-total ban The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.  ...
10:32 2019-05-24

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04:48 2019-08-17

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administr...
22:48 2019-06-10

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases...
07:16 2019-08-01

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
09:32 2019-07-19

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top l...
18:16 2019-06-02

Conservation, animal rights groups sue Trump over weakening U.S. wildlife protections Environmental and animal rights groups on Wednesday sued the Trump administration over its proposal to revise the U.S. Endangered Species Act, seekin...
17:16 2019-08-21

Tanzania charges journalist, rights groups say case politically motivated An investigative journalist in Tanzania has been charged with money laundering, tax evasion and assisting a criminal racket, according to a court doc...
12:48 2019-08-05

Rights Groups Sue After DeSantis Signs ‘Poll Tax’ Bill Targeting Former Felons Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed into law a bill that equates to a poll tax on former felons whose voting rights were restored last year by...
02:00 2019-06-30

Rights groups question Mexican migration crackdown after woman's death Rights groups on Wednesday raised concerns over Mexico's use of security forces to curb illegal migration after prosecutors said they were investigat...
19:32 2019-06-19

Civil Rights Groups Mostly Unimpressed by New Twitter Policy Against 'Dehumanizing' Language Civil rights organizations were, somehow, both pleased and exasperated with Twitter on Tuesday after the social network announced the latest update t...
04:32 2019-07-10

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The German parliament praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former East ...
00:48 2019-06-07

Civil rights activists, actors and others call for release of former Black Panther Seventy-five public figures sign letter to New York governor asking for release of Jalil Muntaqim after 48 years in prisonLeading civil rights activi...
13:48 2019-05-21

Abortion-rights activists rally at supreme court against new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigner...
13:48 2019-05-21

Immigrant-rights groups ask Supreme Court to delay decision on 2020 census Immigrant-rights groups asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to postpone ruling on their legal challenge to the addition of a citizenship question to...
07:16 2019-06-13

Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in northwestern Syria beg...
02:32 2019-07-07

Canada rights groups may appeal judge's decision not to stay ban on religious clothing Two Canadian civil rights organizations said on Thursday they have been allowed to appeal a Quebec judge's decision not to stay a provincial ban http...
14:01 2019-08-01

Civil rights groups file lawsuit challenging Trump asylum rule Three civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging the Trump administration's new asylum rule, which bars asylum claims fr...
22:16 2019-07-16

U.S. states, rights groups ask court to block bid to divert $1.5 billion toward Trump's wall Civil rights groups and 20 states asked a federal judge to prevent the Trump Administration from transferring $1.5 billion that Congress had approved...
13:48 2019-05-30

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10:48 2019-06-13

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was havi...
10:32 2019-06-14

Kazakh activists call for more protests over presidential vote Anti-government activists called on Monday for more protests in Kazakhstan against what they said was a rigged presidential election result, as polic...
08:16 2019-06-11

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan fr...
14:32 2019-06-06

Portland Protests: Far-Right Groups and Antifa Face Off as Trump Weighs In Conservative groups are urging the United States to label Antifa a domestic terrorist group. President Trump said the city was “being watched very cl...
04:00 2019-08-18

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00:32 2019-06-18

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's han...
04:32 2019-07-14

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do m...
17:32 2019-07-01

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02:00 2019-06-14

European Parliament Opens Amid Protests From Anti-EU and Separatist Groups The newly elected European Parliament got off to a somewhat tumultuous start on Tuesday as protests from anti-EU, anti-Brexit and Catalan-separatist ...
15:16 2019-07-02

Ethiopian city braces for protests as activists promise to declare new region Activists in Ethiopia were set to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group on Thursday in defiance of the central government, with some res...
18:32 2019-07-17

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01:48 2019-07-15

Coal protests in Germany: Climate activists storm Garzweiler mine Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getti...
15:32 2019-06-22

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03:16 2019-07-14

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23:32 2019-06-30

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22:32 2019-06-05

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19:48 2019-05-31

Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about C...
20:32 2019-06-04

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00:32 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about C...
21:16 2019-06-04

To your health! Romania, Hungary push for brandy rights ahead of EU vote Romania and Hungary are pushing the EU to make it easier for orchard farmers to distil their own fruit brandy, a traditional practice in east and cen...
13:48 2019-05-21

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunit...
00:32 2019-06-18

‘Know your rights’: Immigration advocates, attorneys ramp up efforts ahead of planned mass ICE raid Immigration advocates and lawyers have ramped up efforts to combat widespread raids threatened by the Trump administration by sharing information wit...
22:48 2019-07-11

Sudan: Army raids opposition offices ahead of protests Protest organizers said security services stormed their offices without warning and forced them to call off a press conference. Nationwide marches wo...
23:48 2019-06-29

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15:48 2019-08-03

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests HONG KONG — Police in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chine...
06:16 2019-07-20

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08:32 2019-06-10

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03:00 2019-08-09

Germans urged to wear Jewish skullcap ahead of anti-Israel protests Germany's anti-Semitism commissioner has asked all citizens to wear the kippah in solidarity with the Jewish community, in the run-up to planned anti...
13:48 2019-05-28

Hong Kong protests will be 'settled or crushed' ahead of China national celebrations, analyst says The way China responds to the situation in Hong Kong will be crucial in determining how markets and U.S.-China trade talks will be affected, said Dav...
13:32 2019-08-16

Hong Kong to push ahead with extradition bill despite mass protests, fears that 'anyone can disappear' A controversial extradition bill that spurred massive protests and shut down the center of Hong Kong on Sunday will go forward, despite fears that ma...
12:00 2019-06-10

Hong Kong’s Leader Says Extradition Bill to Go Ahead Prompting Calls for Fresh Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Monday she will not scrap a contentious extradition plan or step down from her position, following a massive...
05:00 2019-06-10

Royal Caribbean, MSC Cruises cancel port stops in Puerto Rico ahead of planned protests Several cruise lines have canceled port stops in San Juan ahead of planned protests Monday in Puerto Rico, aimed at forcing the governor to resign. ...
03:48 2019-07-23

Turkey: Families seek their abducted relatives More than 100,000 people lost their jobs in the aftermath of the attempted coup in Turkey in 2016. Some of them are believed to have been abducted an...
01:32 2019-08-05

Trump meets with families of Japanese abducted by N. Korea Families of Japanese who were abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and 1980s have thanked President Donald Trump for his sympathy and for meeting wit...
05:48 2019-05-27

'Very vulnerable' London girl, 15, feared abducted in Malaysia Police in Malaysia are treating the disappearance of a "very vulnerable" 15-year-old London girl as an abduction and a missing person case, a charity...
05:48 2019-08-05

Abducted Libyan MP's relatives in US sound alarm over torture fears Seham Sergiwa was taken by armed men after she criticised Haftar offensive in TripoliThe family of a Libyan member of parliament and campaigner abduc...
11:48 2019-07-31

Wendy’s worker abducted in Idaho, suspect found in Arizona SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy’s restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Ariz...
17:32 2019-05-21

Spain’s First Recognized ‘Stolen Baby’ Finds She Was Adopted Not Abducted Inés Madrigal, a Spanish woman at the heart of nationwide scandal over stolen and trafficked babies, said she was the victim of an illegal adoption r...
17:16 2019-07-12

Two men abducted Florida waitress after dine-and-dash attempt: cops Two men in Florida have been charged with kidnapping after police said they abducted a waitress who tried to stop them from dining and dashing. The p...
23:48 2019-07-03

He was abducted and forced into a deadly scheme to extort marijuana from his father Young entrepreneur Curtis Jenkins III from Camden was kidnapped and killed after being lured to Fairview address, authorities say.    ...
17:16 2019-07-05

Wendy's worker abducted in Idaho, suspect found in Arizona Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy's restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accuse...
08:31 2019-05-21

She Was Face Of Spain's Stolen-Baby Scandal, Says She Wasn't Abducted Ins Madrigal, who last year became the face of a decades long child abduction scandal that still haunts Spain, has discovered that she was not among ...
01:48 2019-07-13

Crusader for Spain’s abducted babies finds biological family The woman who became a crusader for babies abducted during Spain’s 20th-century dictatorship says that she has found her biological family and learne...
16:16 2019-07-11

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 t...
15:32 2019-07-04

Abducted Idaho girl found safe in Arizona, suspect jailed Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy's restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accuse...
03:32 2019-05-22

Texas police officer fired over failure to find abducted girl A Texas police officer who failed to find an abducted 8-year-old girl when he visited the hotel room where she was being held has been fired, officia...
00:32 2019-06-21

Idaho teen girl abducted from her job found safe in Arizona, suspect in custody Police believe Miguel Rodriguez-Perez abducted 17-year-old Sandra Rios-Chavez from her job at a Wendy's restaurant in Jerome, Idaho on Sunday, p...
18:48 2019-05-21

Texas woman and ex-boyfriend who abducted her found dead on remote property: police The bodies of a missing woman and her ex-boyfriend who police believe kidnapped her at gunpoint last month were found Tuesday on a private piece of f...
04:16 2019-07-10

Abducted grandson of Camden city official found dead in garage with bag over head The grandson of a high-ranking Camden, NJ, city official was found dead in a garage late Tuesday, two days after he was abducted during a BBQ run. Po...
02:16 2019-07-04

Nora Quoirin missing: Family of London schoolgirl who disappeared in Malaysia still believe she was abducted The family of a London schoolgirl with a learning disability who disappeared from a nature resort in Malaysia said today that they still believe she ...
18:48 2019-08-06

She became the face of Spain’s Franco-era stolen-baby scandal. Her family says she wasn’t abducted. The woman found her biological relatives with help of a DNA database and learned that she had been voluntarily put up for adoption and was not among ...
18:32 2019-07-12

Bangladesh To Host Zimbabwe Despite ICC Ban The International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended Zimbabwe in July over a failure to keep the sport free from government interference, putting the co...
10:48 2019-08-08

|Zimbabwe'sy/yinflationwon'tbepublishedtillFebruary Zimbabwe will defer publication of year-on-year inflation until February next year due to the change in the currency regime, Finance Minister Mthuli ...
18:32 2019-08-01

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation, UN says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a...
17:32 2019-08-12

| 9 subsistence miners die in Zimbabwe blasts At least nine miners died in Zimbabwe following blasts in a shaft north of the capital Harare where they were illegally digging for gold, police say....
12:48 2019-05-28

Mnangagwa promised a new Zimbabwe but has anything changed? Last year, during Zimbabwe's national elections, the ruling party erected dozens of banners all over the country, emblazoned with lofty promises and ...
01:32 2019-07-06

| Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest Zimbabwean police have outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city,...
06:16 2019-08-21

| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morga...
17:48 2019-05-27

Wall St Week Ahead-Investors look for consumer pressure ahead of next tariffs As President Donald Trump prepares to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports, investors are bracing for signs of pressure on U.S. consumers as top retai...
17:00 2019-08-09

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing To read the polling binders, former Vice President Joe Biden is a runaway favorite here in Iowa in the Democratic primary. But behind the scenes, he&...
17:48 2019-06-11

Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on ...
18:32 2019-06-21

| One year on - What has changed for Zimbabwe post Mugabe? A year ago, with Zimbabwe's longtime ruler Robert Mugabe out of the picture, the troubled African country seemed to have taken a turn for the better....
20:00 2019-07-31

Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker to appear in court away from capital The court appearance of a Zimbabwean opposition politician facing up to 20 years in jail was moved hundreds of kilometers away from the capital, wher...
13:32 2019-07-10

| As economy flounders, now passports run short in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's passport-issuing service has ground to a halt, officials said Monday, leaving many citizens trapped in the country as its economic crisis ...
04:48 2019-07-02

Zimbabwe: Between land ownership and food security A land dispute in Zimbabwe has highlighted a major hurdle in the country’s new agricultural policies. There is a need for better food security and an...
14:16 2019-06-04

| Mugabe VP flees Zimbabwe anti-corruption probe Zimbabwe's former vice president on Monday fled from anti-corruption questioning after he was summoned over alleged criminal abuse of office, offici...
21:00 2019-08-19

Hosts Egypt beat Zimbabwe in AFCON opener Egypt have started their Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over Zimbabwe. Dominant for much of the match, the favorites struggled to break down ou...
21:48 2019-06-21

Zimbabwe’s participation in World T20 qualifiers in doubt after ICC suspension • Zimbabwe suspended over concerns of ‘political interference’• ICC also approve concussion replacements at board meetingZimbabwe’s participation in ...
20:00 2019-07-18

Zimbabwe shuts out foreign currency to tighten economy With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe is abandoning the use of foreign money at home. The step is intended to strengthen the local currency a...
19:48 2019-06-27

Malawi win, Zimbabwe lose - Netball World Cup round-up Australia record a huge win over Zimbabwe to go top of Group A and qualify for the second stage of preliminaries on day two of the World Cup in Liver...
08:32 2019-07-14

Zimbabwe: Police beat protesters as economy tanks Zimbabwe has gone from bad to worse since longtime autocrat Robert Mugabe was toppled. The opposition is planning weeks of protests against the gover...
22:00 2019-08-16

Zimbabwe police ban opposition protest planned for Monday Zimbabwe police have banned an anti-government demonstration planned for Monday by the country's main opposition party in the city of Bulawayo, sayin...
12:48 2019-08-18

Raw ivory sales: Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia call for end to ban Southern African countries to appeal to watchdog for permission to sell stockpiled ivory worth more than £230mZimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia are maki...
10:16 2019-05-21

| Anglo American opens Zimbabwe's first platinum smelter Mining giant Anglo American has opened a $62-million platinum smelter in Zimbabwe, the country's first such refinery, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa...
08:37 2019-05-21

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Trezeguet’s goal gives hosts winning start 10.57pm BST Mission accomplished for the hosts. They started this match with real vibrancy but soon ran ou...
18:48 2019-06-21

| Amnesty International suspends Zimbabwe office over 'fraud' Amnesty International has suspended its local branch in Zimbabwe after uncovering evidence of fraud, in the first such move by the rights advocacy gr...
19:48 2019-05-31

Albinism pageant joyfully breaks down prejudice in Zimbabwe HARARE, Zimbabwe — Ayanda Sibanda, a model with albinism, has invariably been called “yellow” or “white” by friends and even some relatives. But she ...
18:16 2019-05-27

Dumiso Dabengwa, a Force in Zimbabwe’s Liberation, Is Dead at 79 He was feared as the K.G.B.-trained “Black Russian,” but he became a unifying figure among the rival guerrilla armies that had opposed white minority...
00:32 2019-05-28

| Zimbabwe deploys security forces over banned march Troops and police were out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo on Monday blocking a planned opposition march, three days after brutally di...
21:00 2019-08-19

Zimbabwe players threatening to boycott African Cup opener Zimbabwe players are threatening to boycott Friday’s opening game of the African Cup of Nations against host Egypt because they haven’t b...
08:32 2019-06-21

| SEE: Prisons under siege as Zimbabwe's economic woes persist The Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare is crumbling at the seams, assailed by overcrowding and a critical shortage of medicines, food and ot...
17:32 2019-06-18

| Zimbabwe summons US envoy in protest over sanctions on diplomat Zimbabwe has summoned the US ambassador to Harare to protest US travel sanctions imposed on its envoy to Tanzania over his alleged role in a military...
06:32 2019-08-03

| One-stop clinics, a rare lifesaver for Zimbabwe's sick Blessing Chingwaru could barely walk without support when he arrived at the specialist Rutsanana clinic in Harare complaining of chest pains and fati...
13:48 2019-07-22

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation after severe droughts, UN agency says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a...
13:48 2019-08-07

| UN launches new Zimbabwe appeal as millions face food crisis The UN food agency has launched a $331-million appeal for aid donations to feed millions of people in crisis-hit Zimbabwe, which is reeling from a dr...
08:00 2019-08-07

| Night work: Power cuts add to Zimbabwe's mounting woes Zimbabwe's worsening electricity shortages mean power is often only available for a few hours in the middle of the night -- forcing furniture maker R...
09:16 2019-06-30

Fin24.com | Bleak first quarter of 2019 for Zimbabwe mining firms Mining houses in Zimbabwe experienced a poor first quarter of the year as delays and the non-payment of foreign currency earnings by the central bank...
04:00 2019-05-23

Zimbabwe runs out of passports, adding to long list of shortages Zimbabwe has run out of passports and vehicle registration number plates, forcing citizens to wait for long periods to get them - yet another sign of...
06:48 2019-07-03

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Nations Cup pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to with...
09:48 2019-06-28

| Zimbabwe police beat protesters defying 'rogue' government Riot police in Zimbabwe on Friday fired teargas and beat demonstrators who defied a protest ban, as the opposition accused President Emmerson Mnangag...
16:32 2019-08-16

Zimbabwe police beat anti-government protesters in capital HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s police used tear gas, arrests and beatings Friday to quell anti-government protests in the capital, Harare. Seven peopl...
15:32 2019-08-16

Zimbabwe Cricket Board Suspended, Interim Panel Formed An interim committee to run cricket has been announced and will have David Ellman-Brown, Ahmed Ibrahim, Charlie Robertson, Cyprian Mandenge as its me...
04:16 2019-06-22

Zimbabwe opposition backs down from protest to avoid 'blood in the streets' Zimbabwe's main opposition party called off planned anti-government demonstrations on Friday, saying it aimed to avert bloodshed after police rounded...
15:00 2019-08-16

Trézéguet goal sinks Zimbabwe and gets hosts Egypt up and running • Egypt 1-0 Zimbabwe• Mohamed Salah makes return to action in Africa Cup of NationsTrézéguet scored the only goal as the hosts, Egypt, opened their A...
18:48 2019-06-21

‘Hungry kids collapse as looters take millions’: life in today’s Zimbabwe Far from seeing reform after Robert Mugabe was toppled, the country has fallen into crisis as millions are ‘reduced to paupers’In the streets of Mba...
09:48 2019-08-10

| Zimbabwe demands right to sell $300m of ivory to fund game reserves Zimbabwe has demanded the right to sell its stockpile of ivory to raise money for conservation, wildlife authorities says, joining other southern Afr...
01:32 2019-06-12

Zimbabwe power cuts may deepen as water levels fall at Kariba Dam Zimbabwe's largest hydroelectric plant, Kariba Dam, will suspend output in 14 weeks if water levels continue to fall at the current rate, the energy ...
11:48 2019-05-30

UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistan...
15:32 2019-08-07

Police, soldiers patrol Zimbabwe's Bulawayo as opposition protest thwarted Hundreds of police backed by soldiers and army helicopters deployed in Zimbabwe's second city on Monday, in a show of force that stopped the main opp...
08:32 2019-08-19

Zimbabwe police round up protesters as opposition denounces 'fascist' government Zimbabwe police combed Harare's streets rounding up suspected opposition supporters on Friday, enforcing a clampdown on dissent after using batons an...
09:32 2019-08-16

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Africa Cup of Nations pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to with...
12:48 2019-06-28

| OPINION: Repression and dialogue in Zimbabwe: twin strategies that aren't working Emmerson Mnangagwa's strategy of coercion and dialogue has hit a series of hurdles. These include the continued opposition by the MDC and on-going sc...
04:48 2019-08-22

Diamonds fail to sparkle at Netball World Cup in win over Zimbabwe | Erin Delahunty Australia 73-37 ZimbabweCaitlin Bassett shoots 49/53 as Diamonds win againAgainst an opponent it’s never faced, world number one Australia looked los...
12:32 2019-07-13

| WATCH | Zimbabwe deploys security forces to prevent banned march in Bulawayo Security forces and police are out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo to prevent a planned opposition march, days after brutally dispersi...
13:00 2019-08-19

Concerns over Robert Mugabe's health grow, ex-Zimbabwe strongman in Singapore hospital for 4 months Concerns over the health of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe are growing, despite assurances by the president who ousted him that the 95-yea...
13:16 2019-08-06

| WATCH | Zimbabwe police fire teargas, beat demonstrators after court bans opposition protest Riot police in Zimbabwe fired teargas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters who have taken to Harare's streets despite a...
11:00 2019-08-16

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Syrian detainees, Zimbabwe hunger crisis, Kabul attack, Mexico disappearances, new tech to feed the world Wednesday’s top stories: Syrian detainees “failed by Security Council”; Zimbabwe experiencing “worst-ever hunger crisis”; deadly Kabul attack; Mexico...
16:32 2019-08-07

Zimbabwe: Droughts leave millions food insecure, UN food agency scales up assistance  Severe drought has rendered more than a third of rural households in Zimbabwe – or around 3.5 million people – dangerously food insecure, the UN Worl...
14:32 2019-07-19

How Gun Control Groups Are Catching Up to the N.R.A. The gun lobby has structural advantages and a Senate aligned with its stance. But activists have increased financing and grass-roots energy as they p...
00:16 2019-08-05

Stonewall at 50: LGBT activists ask 'what's next?' The Stonewall uprising is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The riots and ensuing protests are credited with spurring the US gay rights movement, but...
19:48 2019-06-27

Far-right groups and Antifa face off in Portland A heavy police presence largely kept members of far-right groups separated from far-left, anti-fascist activists at a downtown park Saturday.  ...
22:00 2019-08-17

Greenpeace activists halt BP's North Sea oil rig Greenpeace activists said on Sunday they halted the progress of an oil rig destined for BP Plc's North Sea exploration program off the coast of Scotl...
07:01 2019-06-10

Two Transgender Activists Are Getting a Monument in New York Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, both key figures in the gay liberation movement, will be honored with a permanent installation in Greenwich Vill...
21:48 2019-05-29

Russia cracks down on environmental activists The environmental group Ecodefense is being targeted by the Russian authorities for refusing to comply with a law that was heavily criticized interna...
03:32 2019-07-22

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig as it is towed out to sea Protesters scale 27,000-tonne rig as it leaves Cromarty Firth to demand end to drilling new wells Environmental campaigners have boarded an oil rig i...
20:48 2019-06-09

Greenpeace activists stop BP oil rig in North Sea A group of environmentalists have occupied a 27,000 ton oil rig to prevent it being installed off the coast of northern Scotland. They are demanding ...
05:00 2019-06-10

How Facebook Handles Speech in 'Secret' Groups Facebook enforces complex guidelines against hate speech, abuse and other categories when it comes to users' posts to their friends or to the public....
09:32 2019-07-03

Lyft donates $150,000 in rides to immigration groups across US Company will match rider donations to Raices, which provides legal aid to immigrantsThe ride-hailing company Lyft will be donating $150,000 in ride c...
18:48 2019-07-01

Among Some Hate Groups, Porn Is Viewed as a Conspiracy Buried in the manifestoes of some extremists are attacks on the porn industry, which is blamed for their own struggles and what they perceive as soci...
13:48 2019-06-07

Environmental groups say they'll sue over green sea turtle habitat The United States should designate more critical habitat for the endangered green sea turtle, according to three environmental groups that say they w...
22:00 2019-08-14

Gun safety groups push for Red Flag laws TUCSON – Kelley Ireland is a volunteer with Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America. After the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton,...
18:16 2019-08-21

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January's inauguration of...
03:00 2019-06-14

Greenpeace activists scale 27,000-ton oil rig bound for North Sea Environmental activists have climbed on board a 27,000-ton BP oil rig being towed off the coast of Scotland, vowing to stay put until the company hal...
15:32 2019-06-10

Democratic presidential hopefuls to woo California activists SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on California for a weekend gathering of thousands of party activists. Fourteen ...
06:48 2019-06-01

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opp...
06:48 2019-07-22

Syrian activists: At least 14 killed in rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rescuers say government warplanes and artillery have pounded the last rebel stronghold in the country, killing at ...
08:48 2019-05-29

Climate activists to skip plane and sailboat to US Greta Thunberg, the teen-aged global environmental activist, plans to take her message to America the old-fashioned way: by boat.    ...
19:48 2019-07-31

Across US, activists protest new wave of abortion bans Abortion rights supporters are holding rallies at the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation to oppose tough abortion bans...
17:48 2019-05-21

Bed Bath & Beyond names new directors to placate activists Bed Bath & Beyond said on Wednesday a group of activist investors, which had pushed for sweeping changes at the home-goods retailer, has withdrawn it...
13:48 2019-05-29

The Latest: Activists step up trainings for immigrants CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on “know-your-rights” training for immigrants (all times local): 3 p.m. With renewed pledges on mass deportatio...
18:32 2019-06-22

Native Hawaiian activists protest telescope Protesters gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain on Monday, trying to stop the construction of a giant telescope. Protesters say the...
06:16 2019-07-16

Argentine activists try again with new bill to legalize abortion The Argentine lower house presented a bill on Tuesday to legalize abortion less than a year after the Senate rejected similar legislation, backed by ...
20:32 2019-05-28

Activists fight deforestation in Turkey's Ida mountains Activists are protesting the construction of a Canadian gold mine in Turkey's Ida mountains. They say the project will harm one of the country's last...
20:00 2019-08-05

More Greenpeace activists climb on BP drilling rig after arrests Greenpeace activists climbed back on a drilling rig on Friday to keep it from heading to a BP oilfield in the British North Sea, hours after police r...
16:32 2019-06-14

One of Europe's most 'prolific' criminal groups busted -- Europol One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europo...
11:16 2019-05-22

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get buy-in from countries supporti...
16:32 2019-06-03

Pakistan arrests 6 for collecting funds for militant groups MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say six people have been arrested for allegedly collecting funds for two outlawed militant organizations. Mu...
06:32 2019-05-25

Right, left wing groups conduct competing D.C. rallies WASHINGTON - More than 200 Trump supporters from Proud Boys, an alt-right group, and a larger number of counterprotesters confronted each other at th...
23:32 2019-07-07

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans n...
21:48 2019-05-24

French lawmakers sound the alarm on ultra-right groups PARIS (AP) — French lawmakers are calling on President Emmanuel Macron’s government to devote more resources to investigating and shutting down...
12:16 2019-06-13

Twitter Bans 'Dehumanising' Posts Toward Religious Groups Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language, a ban it says may extend to other categories like rac...
03:32 2019-07-10

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an i...
18:16 2019-06-12

Anti-abortion groups found a way around Google’s new ad policy In May, Google announced plans to crack down on misleading advertisements from anti-abortion groups that present themselves as abortion clinics onlin...
10:16 2019-08-20

Hate groups ‘maintaining a presence’ in Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations’ Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pa...
18:16 2019-05-27

Groups call on Pelosi, Dems to do more to impeach Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Progressive groups are expressing “deep disappointment” over House Democrats’ unwillingness to start impeachment ...
02:16 2019-06-04

These tiny robots tackle tasks in groups, just like insects On its own, a single ant can only accomplish so much, but you toss it into the mix with a couple hundred of its peers and suddenly the capabilities o...
05:48 2019-07-12

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Af...
21:32 2019-07-17

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia Aid groups are warning of a developing humanitarian crisis in Bosnia as more migrants make their way to one of Europe's poorest and most volatile cou...
05:32 2019-06-13

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech...
04:32 2019-05-22

US business groups relieved Mexican tariffs averted The nation's leading business groups expressed relief Saturday over the White House's announcement it had reached a deal with Mexico and would be dro...
22:48 2019-06-08

Environmental groups sue Trump administration over changes to Endangered Species Act Several environmental groups sued the U.S. Department of the Interior to block a significant rollback of the Endangered Species Act.   ...
21:16 2019-08-21

Marches by far-right, anti-fascist groups lead to clashes PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Competing demonstrations spilled into the streets of downtown Portland on Saturday, with fights breaking out in places as march...
20:48 2019-06-29

Activists scramble to prevent Uighur man's deportation to China Ablikim Yusuf, who had been living in Pakistan, faces detention and torture if he is sent to China, say supportersHuman rights activists are scrambli...
11:48 2019-08-03

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests agai...
17:16 2019-07-12

US surveils border activists and blocks their work, lawsuit says ACLU alleges that government has hampered humanitarian work as it targeted organizers on a secret databaseThe US government has interfered with human...
03:32 2019-07-24

Climate activists are on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they conside...
13:16 2019-05-29

Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits Across France, activists have been taking down portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” to fight climate c...
08:16 2019-05-28

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, internat...
23:16 2019-07-10

Polish activists try to save cows condemned to death A herd of about 180 free-roaming cows in Poland must be slaughtered, authorities have ruled, to the dismay of activists fighting to save them as a ca...
21:48 2019-05-28

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new o...
08:48 2019-05-21

Climate activists disrupt London concrete plant (This July 16 story corrects, in the last paragraph, to show that London Concrete does not supply the Silvertown project after Extinction Rebellion c...
17:48 2019-07-17

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW s...
01:48 2019-07-14

Sudan activists call for ‘justice’ for killed protesters Thousands of Sudanese have flooded the streets of the capital of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a prote...
11:16 2019-07-13

Russian Web Activists Joust With Kremlin to Keep Internet Free A band of Russian techies and lawyers score wins in protecting web freedom, as they face their biggest challenge yet: trying to stop President Vladim...
11:32 2019-08-22

New census evidence is ‘smoking gun’ to Latino legislators, activists Latino leaders say new information on how the Trump administration decided to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census is the “smoking gun” t...
17:16 2019-05-31

Russian opposition activists picket for free elections Russian opposition activists staged a string of pickets in central Moscow on Saturday to call for free elections and for charges against protesters d...
13:16 2019-08-17

German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to de...
16:48 2019-06-11

Activists describe life under lockdown in Kashmir as ‘grim’ A report by activists and scholars paints a bleak picture of life in Indian-administered Kashmir during the severe security lockdown imposed as India...
00:00 2019-08-15

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ug...
09:16 2019-06-07

After Letter To PM, 9 Activists Now Write To Mamata Banerjee On Violence Prominent members of Kolkata's civil society, many of whom were among the 49 people who recently wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi against cow-re...
15:32 2019-08-19

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights ...
02:00 2019-06-17

Activists protest killing of Ethiopian Israeli teenager Solomon Teka, a 19-year-old Israeli of Ethiopian origin, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer on Sunday in a town near Haifa. The teenager's k...
19:00 2019-07-03

Activists allege racism in treatment of St. Louis prosecutor ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some black activists say there’s an unfair racial component to criticism of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner over her hi...
16:48 2019-06-18

Far-left activists emboldened by Tiffany Cabán’s upset win Emboldened lefty activists are threatening Democratic primary challenges against veteran incumbents in next year’s state legislative races in t...
15:32 2019-06-27

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human ri...
00:48 2019-06-17

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the n...
02:32 2019-06-07

Kenya court upholds ban on gay sex in major setback for activists Judges in Nairobi say they had not seen enough evidence of discrimination to change lawLGBT campaigners have reacted with anger and dismay after judg...
15:48 2019-05-24

Climate activists call for action in Latin America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta...
14:48 2019-05-24

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into...
04:16 2019-06-19

Climate activists convicted for removing Macron portrait Six French environmental activists have been convicted of theft for removing an official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron to protest his climate...
09:16 2019-06-12

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their effo...
15:16 2019-06-13

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extr...
07:00 2019-06-20

Mexico frees activists accused of migrant trafficking Mexican officials say two jailed immigration activists have been set free due to lack of evidence against them following accusations of migrant traff...
20:48 2019-06-12

Google Urged by Activists to Break Up Before Regulators Force It To Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest Internet ad seller to split into dif...
07:48 2019-06-19

Germany: Climate activists end coal blockade in Garzweiler Climate protesters have left the Garzweiler coal mine a day after around 1,000 activists broke through police lines and occupied the site. They were ...
21:16 2019-06-23

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for saying that a missile could be sent to "blow...
22:48 2019-06-15

Berta Cáceres case: a warning for those who would kill activists Trial is notable for highlighting land and nature defender murders that ordinarily go unpunishedThe sentencing on Thursday of seven men accused of mu...
10:16 2019-05-21

Green activists say climate got buried in Democratic debate Climate activists said they will extend a protest outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Thursday to demand global warming gets mo...
16:32 2019-06-27

U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects includin...
06:48 2019-06-13

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from v...
22:16 2019-06-13

After Ministry Snub, Navjot Sidhu Left Out Of 8 Advisory Groups Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been left out of eight consultative groups formed by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to expedite implementation...
20:48 2019-06-08

Other racial groups 'look alike because of visual and neural processes' – study Research based on limited sample of 20 white participants claims brain ‘de-individuates’ other groupsThe common perception that people from other rac...
19:16 2019-07-01

Liberal groups sue over Trump administration's conscience objection rule A collection of legal groups sued the Trump administration Tuesday over new rules that protect medical workers with religious objections from being f...
17:16 2019-05-28

Pak Action Against Terror Groups Post Pulwama Attack Still Reversible: US Pakistan has taken some steps against terror groups post the Pulwama attack but they are still reversible, a top US official said on Wednesday, urgin...
11:16 2019-06-13

North Korean hacking groups and copycats are going after financial institutions State-sponsored and criminal actors are mounting a wide array of cyber attacks against the global finance industry with an aim to steal data and sabo...
09:48 2019-08-01

IMDb alters birth name policy following criticism from LGBTQ+ groups IMDb will allow people in the entertainment industry to remove their birth names from the site. The move follows criticism from several LGBTQ+ groups...
16:32 2019-08-13

Investor trade groups back U.S. SEC plan opposed by exchanges A disputed plan by U.S. regulators to study how stock exchange fees and incentives affect brokers' trading habits is in the best interest of investor...
20:32 2019-08-01

She Left the Education Dept. for Groups It Curbed. Now She’s Back, With Plans. As the architect of higher education policy, Diane Auer Jones is pushing to overhaul accreditation, and, to critics, revive the fortunes of “bottom f...
07:32 2019-06-10

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing critic...
22:00 2019-08-14

Jewish groups say Labour should disown Peterborough byelection candidate Lisa Forbes apologises over online posts and promises to take antisemitism trainingJewish organisations have called on Labour to distance itself from...
11:48 2019-06-02

Ethnic community groups fighting city on Ubers, Lyfts cap Groups representing New York’s Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities, Hispanic business owners and black pastors have joined Uber’s campa...
02:48 2019-08-02

Google changes policy to block misleading ads for anti-abortion groups A certification process would require organizations to identify themselves as either providing or not providing abortionsGoogle changed its advertisi...
08:48 2019-05-21

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the sep...
19:16 2019-06-10

New Congress Chief By 9 pm, Five Groups Hold Marathon Talks: 10 Points The Congress's top decision-making body, the Working Committee, met to select a leader today, giving up hopes of Rahul Gandhi rolling back his decisi...
07:48 2019-08-10

Social harassment of religious groups in the US among worst in the world: report The United States ranked among the worst-scoring countries in regards to religious harassment by individuals and social groups, according to a report...
19:48 2019-07-16

Conservation groups plan legal challenge over Endangered Species Act TUCSON –  From the Jaguar to the Mexican Gray Wolf, right now there are more than sixty endangered species living in Arizona. Randy Serraglio s...
14:00 2019-08-14

Watch: Jewish groups protest ‘concentration camps’ on border Using a comparison to "concentration camps" that some Jewish groups consider offensive, some others are embracing the term to take action against the...
14:32 2019-07-17

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete of...
22:32 2019-07-09

100 killed in attack on Sudan protesters, say civil society groups Security forces took away at least 40 bodies pulled from the Nile, says doctors’ organisationParamilitaries killed at least 100 people when they atta...
12:32 2019-06-05

Environmental groups sue Trump administration for weakening Endangered Species Act More than half a dozen environmental groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the End...
04:16 2019-08-22

Groups say U.S. census citizenship question was designed to influence elections The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republ...
00:48 2019-05-31

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent a...
16:16 2019-07-09

World must stamp out persecution of religious groups, Guterres declares on new UN Day UN chief António Guterres called for an end to the persecution of religious groups on Thursday, the first ever International Day Commemorating the Vi...
19:32 2019-08-22

Veteran groups rally across country with contract negotiations underway TUCSON – Veteran Affairs employees across the country are holding rallies and meetings to inform the public about current contract negotiations...
22:48 2019-06-05

Nursing mothers are selling and donating their milk using Facebook groups Human milk banks are undersupplied and prioritize premature babies. Some women find it easier and more altrustic to donate using Facebook, but expert...
13:00 2019-07-07

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises next week as part of...
21:48 2019-05-24

Groups sue to block Trump administration's expansion of rapid deportations Advocacy groups sued the Trump administration on Tuesday in an effort to block a rule published last month that expands the number of migrants who ca...
21:16 2019-08-06

Trump touts environment record, green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump boasted about his administration's environmental record on Monday, saying America can lead the world in fighting pollutio...
16:32 2019-07-08

Army To Roll Out Integrated Battle Groups Along Border With Pak: Report The Indian Army is planning to raise Integrated Battle Groups (IBGs) along the borders with Pakistan that will help it carry out swift strikes in cas...
19:32 2019-06-19

Conservative Groups and Big Pharma Join Forces to Fight Medicare for All The conservative movement continues to lose its mind over the prospect of single-payer healthcare, despite most of the Democratic presidential candid...
21:32 2019-06-06

Queensland approval of Adani plan ‘unlawful’, say environment groups Activists consider legal challenge, saying rules related to source aquifer have been compromisedThe Queensland environment department may have acted ...
23:48 2019-06-22

Didn't Tell The Truth; 40 Terror Groups Were Operating In Pak: Imran Khan Successive governments in Pakistan did not tell the truth to the United States, in particular in the last 15 years, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Kh...
00:48 2019-07-24

National gun control groups help end Colorado lawmaker recall effort After national gun control organizations flexed their muscles, Colorado Republicans and a gun-rights group abandoned an effort to recall a Democratic...
22:00 2019-06-11

Facebook says private groups are its future. Some are hubs for misinformation and hate. Facebook’s new strategy of pushing interactions within closed-member groups is increasingly butting up against the company’s capacity to monitor thos...
13:16 2019-07-05

Federal lawsuit filed against Arizona anti-immigrant groups Members of anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim groups known to protest and harass Christian Arizona churches that aid immigrant families on behalf of the ...
19:48 2019-06-04

Two groups, one backed by China's Fosun, reportedly bid for NMC Health stake Two groups, including one backed by China's Fosun, have made competing offers to buy a 40% stake in London-listed NMC Health worth up to $1.9 bi...
05:16 2019-08-22

New trade minister Liz Truss had private talks in US with libertarian groups Fears for weakening of UK’s food safety and animal welfare standards in any deal with AmericaThe cabinet minister in charge of negotiating a new US t...
08:48 2019-08-04

Extinction Rebellion activists convicted of public order offences Three protesters found guilty despite intervention of shadow chancellor in their supportThree activists from the environmental protest group Extincti...
11:00 2019-08-22

Thai police summon activists to hear sedition charges Thirteen Thai political activists have appeared at a Bangkok police station to answer a summons on sedition charges that critics say are part of a pl...
06:00 2019-05-22

In Germany, Activists Battle Food Waste By Dumpster Diving Objects disposed of in a bin on private grounds remain the property of the person who threw them away until they are collected by the dump truck. Nev...
05:32 2019-06-18

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a building and kil...
10:16 2019-05-30

Sheffield tree activists in legal talks to get convictions quashed Move comes after investigation into city council found it fell far short of good practiceTree campaigners in Sheffield who were prosecuted by the cou...
14:16 2019-07-24

Activists show bleeding bulls in call to end Pamplona stampedes Animal rights activists are calling for an end to the famed Pamplona bull runs by releasing video of the doomed animals bleeding profusely – includin...
21:00 2019-07-16

'Not OK, Google': Employees, activists protest at Alphabet shareholder meeting Google employees, community activists and investors protested outside its parent company's headquarters in a show of force that coincided with a seri...
22:00 2019-06-21

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bo...
13:16 2019-07-15

Activists protest telescope’s construction on sacred Hawaiian mountain MAUNA KEA, Hawaii — Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope ...
23:16 2019-07-15

70 activists arrested at climate change rally outside NY Times building Seventy environmental protesters were arrested Saturday outside The New York Times building in Midtown, police said. The demonstrators, from the acti...
08:32 2019-06-23

Climate activists disrupt London's biggest concrete supplier Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete whic...
08:00 2019-07-16

Rapper Meek Mill to appeal sentence that drew activists' ire Rapper Meek Mill on Tuesday will appeal a Pennsylvania judge's decision to sentence him to up to four years in prison for probation violations in a ...
13:32 2019-07-16

'Police are a force of terror': the LGBT activists who want cops out of Pride Queer groups are protesting mainstream festivals and organizing alternative events that recognize ongoing police mistreatment of LGBT peopleIt took h...
10:32 2019-06-14

Bahrain Executes 3 Men, Including 2 Shiite Activists on ‘Terrorism Crimes’ The two activists were convicted in a mass terrorism trial in connection with the killing a police officer. Amnesty International says they were tort...
13:00 2019-07-31

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing...
10:16 2019-05-21

African activists urge Eritrea's leader to launch reforms More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea's authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and launch political reforms in the c...
07:32 2019-06-11

Man says he killed black teen for listening to rap music. Activists want #JusticeforElijah Michael Paul Adams admitted to police he killed a 17-year-old black teen at a Circle K Thursday because the teenager was listening to rap music. ...
16:16 2019-07-08

French activists protest Amazon for destroying environment, jobs Protestors called on the government to block authorization for three new Amazon warehouses slated to open around France. They accuse the company of k...
11:32 2019-07-03

Parkland student activists unveil gun violence prevention plan The student activists who survived the Parkland high school massacre released a sweeping gun-control plan Wednesday aimed at slashing firearm deaths ...
15:48 2019-08-21

'Speared' activists protest Spain's Pamplona bull runs Dozens of half-naked protesters lay on the street with fake spears jutting from their backs on the eve of the Spanish festival of San Fermin on Frida...
09:16 2019-07-05

Hong Kong activists hold vigil for deceased supporters Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have held a memorial vigil for deceased supporters of the movement that has brought hundreds of thousands of res...
10:32 2019-07-10

Progressive Activists Have Pushed Democrats to the Left on Climate Issues. Now What? Groups like the Sunrise Movement helped pressure Democratic presidential candidates to support the Green New Deal. They are now deciding how to use t...
00:16 2019-08-05

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to b...
08:48 2019-05-21

Revealed: FBI and police monitoring Oregon anti-pipeline activists Emails show the latest example of environmental groups facing increased surveillance by law enforcementLaw enforcement groups, including the FBI, hav...
08:48 2019-08-08

Revealed: how Monsanto's 'intelligence center' targeted journalists and activists Internal documents show how the company worked to discredit critics and investigated singer Neil YoungMonsanto operated a “fusion center” to monitor ...
08:16 2019-08-08

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth...
10:32 2019-05-24

Hong Kong leader delays unpopular bill; activists want more Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forw...
10:00 2019-06-15

3 dead, 15 hurt in clash between Pashtun activists, Pakistani military At least three people were killed and 15 were injured Sunday when clashes between Pakistani military troops and Pashtun activists broke out during a ...
02:32 2019-05-27

Cyberbullying by vegan activists a source of stress for farmers, psychologists say The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food spent several months studying the mental health challenges facing farmers, ranchers and agricultu...
15:00 2019-08-05

World leaders must prove they've listened to climate activists: Thunberg World leaders must prove that they have listened to young climate activists after a year of protests has not led to any progress in the reduction of ...
02:32 2019-08-06

JPMorgan Chase accused of purging accounts of conservative activists JPMorgan Chase is under fire for closing the bank accounts of several customers in the conservative movement as other right-wingers are threatening t...
23:16 2019-05-25

Animal welfare activists urge end to SeaWorld dolphin shows Years after the documentary film "Blackfish" galvanized a movement to end SeaWorld's killer whale performances, animal rights activists on Wednesday ...
01:16 2019-06-06

Activists Ramp Up Pressure on Congress to Start Impeachment Hearings Liberal activists are ramping up pressure on Congress to start impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, despite continued reservations from Sp...
02:32 2019-06-06

Activists ask leaders at G20 to urge Japan to uphold commercial whaling ban As Japan prepares to relaunch its commercial whaling practices, environmentalists have called for leaders at the G20 summit to speak up. Japan stoppe...
06:32 2019-06-28

Nancy Pelosi frustrates Democratic activists on impeachment – but strategists like what she's doing Roughly three dozen House Democrats have called for impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, and legal experts find clear justification in spe...
15:32 2019-05-24

Turkey starts filling huge Tigris river dam, activists say Turkey has started filling a huge hydroelectric dam on the Tigris river, a lawmaker and activists said, despite protests that it will displace thousa...
06:48 2019-08-03

Exiled Thai activists fear for their lives in Southeast Asia After years of exile in Laos for violating lese-majeste laws, the Thai protest band Faiyen arrived in France, seeking asylum and singing songs forbid...
16:00 2019-08-12

Anti-Trump activists hold rallies across US to call for impeachment Left-wing activists took to the streets Saturday to hold rallies calling for the impeachment of President Trump, as they seek to pile further pressur...
15:48 2019-06-15

Activists say Russian, Syrian strikes kill 11 in rebel area Syrian rescuers and activists say 11 civilians, including two families of four, have been killed in government and Russian airstrikes inside Syria’s ...
07:16 2019-07-13

Climate activists clash with French police at Paris bridge French police used riot shields and pepper spray to clear scores of climate activists blocking a bridge over the Seine in Paris on Friday, as the cit...
17:00 2019-06-28

Anti-fracking activists breached injunction, judge rules Trio taken to court by Cuadrilla after taking part in ‘lock-on’ at Blackpool site last yearThree anti-fracking protesters have been found to have bre...
11:16 2019-06-28

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rig...
13:16 2019-05-22

Meet generation Greta: young climate activists around the world They’re too young to vote, but schoolchildren across the globe are taking matters into their own handsIn May, for the second time this year, more tha...
04:16 2019-06-28

Nearly 100 Activists Arrested During ICE Protest That Shut Down NYC's West Side Highway Nearly 100 people were arrested after anti-Immigration and Customs Enforcement protesters temporarily shut down a section of New York City’s West Sid...
18:32 2019-08-11

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 pr...
20:48 2019-06-28

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germa...
17:32 2019-05-22

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday ...
13:16 2019-05-23

Police fire tear gas at Pride parade activists in Istanbul Police allowed parade reps to make a short statement to reporters — and then cops in riot gear tried to disperse the crowd by macing them. Police dog...
01:48 2019-07-01

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson l...
04:16 2019-06-04

Climate activists find warmer reception at shareholder meetings Climate activists found companies more receptive to steps like cutting emissions or buying clean power this year, a new tally of shareholder resoluti...
17:32 2019-07-11

Business groups warn Trump's new tariffs on Mexico jeopardize USMCA The nation's leading business trade associations warned that President's Trump's decision to slap tariffs on Mexico to force it to halt mass immigrat...
15:48 2019-05-31

Green groups sue Trump administration for gutting offshore oil safety rules A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Interior Department's rollbacks of safety measures put in place b...
13:32 2019-06-11

Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on...
15:48 2019-05-31

Exclusive: Colombian armed groups recruiting desperate Venezuelans, army says Venezuela's crisis is spilling across the border into Colombia as Marxist rebels and right-wing paramilitaries recruit migrants to strengthen their r...
10:32 2019-06-20

Trump speech to tout environment record; green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump will claim America is “leading the world” on environmental issues in a speech on Monday aimed at touting progress in some...
14:32 2019-07-08

| Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter Press freedom groups have demanded answers from the Tanzanian government following contradicting statements by the country's foreign minister about t...
06:32 2019-07-13

Report: Hundreds of Police Officers Belong to Racist Facebook Groups Investigative journalists have discovered hundreds of law enforcement officers around the country who are active in members-only Facebook groups that...
12:16 2019-06-15

Environment groups say Canadian oil industry asks will result in ‘climate chaos’ Several of Canada's leading environment groups say election demands from Canada's oil industry earlier this week are a direct attack on the future he...
18:48 2019-06-05

Conservative groups form coalition to ‘aggressively’ oppose socialized medicine in US Some well-known conservative organizations are forming a new coalition to “aggressively” oppose efforts to advance socialized medicine in the United ...
16:16 2019-06-07

Head of Planned Parenthood groups departs, cites differences over abortion The leader of reproductive services provider Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its political arm said on Tuesday that she was leaving both...
20:32 2019-07-16

Saudi king says attacks by Iran-backed groups threaten global oil Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Saturday that attacks on Saudi oil assets last month by Iran-backed groups are a threat to global oil supplies and...
22:00 2019-05-31

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Raising the minimum wage to $15 could cost 1.3 million jobs, according to an estimate by the Congressional Budget Office.     &#...
17:16 2019-07-18

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in ...
19:48 2019-06-27

CORRECTED-U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects includin...
19:32 2019-06-14

Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victori...
20:32 2019-06-27

Saudi king: Iran-backed groups threaten global oil supplies Saudi Arabia's King Salman has warned that Iran's aggression is a "grave danger" to the security of maritime traffic. Iran said it regretted the king...
01:32 2019-06-01

Canadian groups appeal decision not to stay Quebec ban on religious symbols Two Canadian civil liberties groups said on Tuesday they filed an appeal in a Montreal court to a Quebec judge's decision not to stay a provincial ba...
20:48 2019-07-23

Walmart says it will keep selling guns, even as advocacy groups and workers voice concerns Walmart says it won't change its policies, after a man with an assault rifle opened fire Saturday at a Walmart in El Paso, Tx., killing 22 people. Da...
05:01 2019-08-06

Mali’s ‘self-defence’ groups must face justice, after deadly intercommunal attacks Mali’s authorities have been urged by the UN to provide justice for the victims and survivors of attacks by so-called self-defence groups, responsibl...
10:48 2019-05-21

Researchers propose aggressive new method to eradicate online hate groups A team of researchers from George Washington University and the University of Miami recently published the results of a study to determine the ecolog...
19:32 2019-08-22

GOP Groups Suspend Twitter Spending After McConnell Campaign Account Is Frozen President Trump’s campaign and other prominent Republican groups said they are temporarily freezing spending on Twitter after the social-media platfo...
23:00 2019-08-08

Chemnitzer FC sack captain for 'openly displaying' sympathy for neo-Nazi groups Daniel Frahn watched Saturday’s game with far-right fansIn March he joined a tribute to deceased hooliganThe German third division team Chemnitzer FC...
16:16 2019-08-05

The Supremes’ Mary Wilson: ‘We were one of the most fabulously dressed girl groups of all time’ Many of the outfits worn by the Motown greats have ended up in museums – but Wilson still has all three of these African-inspired gownsWe called thes...
10:00 2019-08-06

Facebook urged to shut down groups selling fake Amazon reviews Dozens of Facebook groups have been promoting fake Amazon reviews despite a regulator warning the social media company about the practice, the consum...
11:48 2019-08-06

Turkish lawyer groups to boycott judicial ceremony over separation of powers At least 19 bar associations representing lawyers from provinces across Turkey, including the three largest cities, have said they will boycott an an...
10:48 2019-08-18

Activist groups urge insurers to drop coverage of oil sands pipeline A coalition of 32 environmental and indigenous groups on Thursday urged insurers to stop underwriting the Trans Mountain pipeline to pressure Canada ...
13:48 2019-08-08

Child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church, other groups in New York after change in law Dozens of people in New York state who were sexually abused as children sued institutions, including the Roman Catholic Church, on Wednesday, the fir...
15:00 2019-08-14

Hong Kong riot police fire teargas at protest groups Demonstrators break into multiple fronts in attempt to outrun police across cityHong Kong has been gripped by another night of violence after a peace...
11:16 2019-08-10

Fertility App Downloaded by Thousands Is Reportedly Funded by Anti-Abortion Groups Period tracking apps aren’t anything new, but recently, a few have been subject to greater scrutiny regarding their privacy, and efficacy—especially ...
18:32 2019-05-30

Patient groups push back against Gilead's pricey HIV prevention treatment Gilead Sciences Inc hopes to soon introduce a pricey new pill to prevent HIV in people at risk of contracting the infection, but the drugmaker faces...
07:00 2019-08-07

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to ...
08:48 2019-07-20

Democrats woo Iowa party activists at feisty festival as race kicks off Nearly every Democrat vying to take on President Donald Trump in 2020 made their pitch to Iowa's most plugged-in Democrats on Sunday, looking to set ...
19:16 2019-06-10

Awaiting trial for breaking into nuclear base, 7 Catholic activists unrepentant On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a group of seven aging Catholic activists assembled outside Kings Ba...
13:16 2019-07-11

Venezuela detains six military, police officials: family members, activists Venezuelan authorities have arrested six members of the country's military and police forces over the weekend, according to relatives of the detainee...
12:32 2019-06-23

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyon...
11:16 2019-05-21

Anti-NYPD activists plan alternate Pride parade without cops Anti-NYPD activists in the LGBT community are planning an alternative Pride parade that will exclude cops. The Reclaim Pride Coalition plans to hold ...
13:32 2019-06-15

Mexico plans border ‘unity’ rally, nabs 2 migrant activists Mexico’s president says he will hold a “unity” rally on the border in Tijuana on Saturday, two days before the U.S. is set to impose tariffs on all M...
19:16 2019-06-06

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the public to support s...
02:16 2019-06-16

Jewish Activists Take Over Boston Streets to Protest Trump's Concentration Camps Yesterday, a group of 1,000 Jewish activists and allies took to the streets of Boston to protest the conditions in migrant detention camps on the sou...
18:16 2019-07-03

Female activists demand Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei resign Fourteen women in Iran have released a declaration calling for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Islamic country's supreme leader, to step down. Some see t...
22:00 2019-08-16

North Korean group sends letter of 'solidarity' to South's activists A North Korean committee claiming to represent the rights of victims of forced wartime labor and former comfort women delivered a "letter of solidari...
22:16 2019-08-12

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000...
08:16 2019-05-25

UPDATE 1-Climate activists disrupt London biggest concrete supplier Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete whic...
05:48 2019-07-16

Iceland activists, officials hold funeral for death of Okjokull glacier Okjokull was Iceland's first glacier to disappear, but all of the nation's ice masses will be gone within 200 years, says geologist Oddur S...
11:32 2019-08-19

Climate activists arrested for disrupting London's biggest concrete supplier Six climate activists were arrested on Tuesday after the Extinction Rebellion group disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier...
11:32 2019-07-16

Indonesian women suffering 'epidemic' of domestic violence, activists warn Marital rape not being prosecuted enough, campaigners say, in a country where women face growing harassmentActivists have warned of an “epidemic” of ...
00:16 2019-07-18

Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi...
16:00 2019-05-22

'Overtourism is killing Big Sur': activists raise banner in California vacation spot The sign was placed over Bixby Bridge, which has been featured in Big Little Lies, an HBO show set in Monterey countyResidents of California’s Big Su...
06:00 2019-07-10

Activists created a free font made from gerrymandered US voting districts Ugly Gerry is a new, free font created by a pair of activists apparently fed up with the US government’s practice of gerrymandering voting districts....
01:32 2019-08-02

Labor questions if Coalition law to target vegan activists oversteps the mark David Littleproud says commonwealth is introducing penalties because states are doing ‘bugger all’ to stop farm invasionsThe federal Nationals frontb...
05:16 2019-07-22

Anti-deportation activists 'occupy' Biden campaign HQ in Philadelphia; 6 arrested Six people were arrested at Joe Biden's campaign office in Philadelphia Wednesday after advocates for undocumented immigrants stormed the building in...
00:32 2019-07-11

Annual UN women activists’ summit opens with focus on services, infrastructure A wheelchair-bound Pakistani mother who yearned to visit a park without worrying about ramp access, and a young South Sudanese woman who dreams of ha...
12:48 2019-05-21

'Unholy alliance'? SE Asian authorities accused of trading exiled activists Three Thai policemen approached Vietnamese refugee Nguyen Van Chung at his home in Bangkok in January and asked him whether he was in touch with anot...
08:16 2019-06-21

'We feel more valued': Northern Irish activists hail same-sex marriage vote After stunning result in House of Commons, proponents say region is more than ready for changeIf the earthquake that just hit Northern Ireland has an...
03:16 2019-07-11

Teen activists face US government in crucial hearing over climate trial The suit accuses the federal government of violating young people’s constitutional rights by contributing to the climate crisisTwenty-one youth activ...
06:16 2019-06-04

US cuts funds for ‘anti-propaganda’ Iran group that trolled activists The Iran Disinformation Project was funded by a state department group created to counter foreign propagandaThe US state department has cut off fundi...
19:48 2019-05-31

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of ki...
00:32 2019-06-05

In a Possible First for Hong Kong, Activists Wanted by Police Gain Protection in Germany The activists faced charges related to a 2016 street brawl. Germany’s move is a growing recognition of the erosion of individual freedoms in Hong Kon...
15:48 2019-05-21

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested after Brazilian Embassy daubed with paint Police arrested four Extinction Rebellion activists after the Brazilian Embassy was daubed with red paint in a protest over the rights of indigenous ...
10:16 2019-08-13

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who f...
15:48 2019-05-23

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groupsMichigan is a st...
03:16 2019-06-08

RWE tallies economic loss after activists block open-pit lignite mine Germany's RWE is tallying the economic loss after environmental activists entered and occupied its Garzweiler open-pit lignite mine over the weekend,...
11:00 2019-06-23

Advocacy groups ask Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question Groups challenging the Trump administration's contentious decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census on Wednesday asked the Supre...
21:32 2019-06-12

| Researchers find Facebook 'hosted' cybercriminal groups selling stolen info Facebook has housed dozens of cybercriminal groups that set up shop on the platform as online marketplaces to sell a variety of illegal services, suc...
15:32 2019-05-21

Portland police keeping far-right protesters, antifa groups apart; violence avoided during rallies A heavy police presence kept members of the Proud Boys and other far-right groups separated from far-left activists at a downtown park Saturday. ...
22:00 2019-08-17

Sudan's military scraps deal with protest groups, calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's ruling military council said on Tuesday it was canceling all agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for elections within ni...
01:16 2019-06-04

Oregon senator walkout: 'patriot' groups vow to protect Republicans who fled state Lawmakers were again a no-show at the state house to block the passage of landmark climate legislationMembers of rightwing “patriot movement” groups ...
12:32 2019-06-22

Police make arrests as right-wing, anti-fascist groups rally in Portland Police in Portland, Oregon arrested at least 13 people on Saturday as a right-wing group marched to a downtown waterfront park and anti-fascist count...
01:00 2019-08-18

For the First Time, an Expert Panel Is Recommending a Drug to Prevent High-Risk Groups From Getting HIV Over the past few decades, doctors and researchers have made admirable progress in controlling the spread of HIV, mainly by using anti-HIV drugs in p...
16:16 2019-06-11

California, advocacy groups file lawsuit against Trump public charge rule The state of California and several advocacy groups filed separate lawsuits Friday against a rule that would deny lawful permanent status to immigran...
12:16 2019-08-17

Community groups in Halifax and Dartmouth offer ‘heat relief’ to vulnerable populations Several community organizations in the Halifax Regional Municipality who are working together to reduce the negative health effects vulnerable popula...
19:48 2019-07-08

LGBT groups in uproar after transgender woman in ICE custody dies on first day of pride month A transgender woman from El Salvador died in a Texas hospital Saturday shortly after being released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody ...
19:16 2019-06-03

Warren promises bigger role for liberal groups in setting trade policy Elizabeth Warren promised Monday that she would make federal trade policy more transparent and give a bigger role labor and environmental groups in s...
16:16 2019-07-31

Fueled by wealthy donors, pro-Trump groups collected nearly $18 million in the first half of the year The total haul by the America First operation was less than it pulled in during the last six months of 2018, when it was active in the congressional ...
16:48 2019-07-31

| Ceasefire accords signed by armed ethnic groups in central Mali - officials Armed groups of the rival Fulani and Dogan ethnic communities in central Mali have signed accords to "cease hostilities", during a visit by the count...
15:32 2019-08-06

Iran-backed Hezbollah partnering with communist terror groups in Latin America Iran’s main proxy terrorist group is expanding in Latin America and networking with organized crime and other violent groups, according to U.S. and A...
22:16 2019-07-19

After pressure from LGBTQ groups, IMDb agrees to let users change birth names The weird irony of IMDb is that anyone can submit obviously bogus cast lists for upcoming movies that may or may not exist (throwing the entire purpo...
17:32 2019-08-13

Ottawa won’t rush into sale of Trans Mountain pipeline to Indigenous groups: Sohi Canada's natural resources minister says the government is willing to consider bids from Indigenous groups for a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline...
19:16 2019-07-04

Civil Liberties Groups Asks Judge To Block Trump Asylum Rule (WASHINGTON) — Civil liberties groups on Wednesday asked for a temporary restraining order blocking the Trump administration’s effort to ...
18:32 2019-07-17

WRAPUP 5-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on...
02:48 2019-06-01

WRAPUP 4-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on...
19:32 2019-05-31

Republican groups vow to stop buying Twitter ads until McConnell campaign account is unfrozen The Republican Senate and House campaign arms, along with the Republican National Committee and President Trump’s campaign, said Thursday they were w...
15:48 2019-08-08

A year after election triumph, Mexican president faces flak from business groups Mexico's president drew sharp rebukes about his performance from major business lobbies on Monday, the one-year anniversary of his landslide election...
03:32 2019-07-02

Jonathan Van Ness Demands More "Racial and Size" Diversity in LGBTQ Advocacy Groups If you see--or don't see--something, say something! After celebrating World Pride in New York City over the weekend, Jonathan Van Ness took to Insta...
21:32 2019-07-01

WRAPUP 2-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on...
15:16 2019-05-31

Recalled infant sleepers still used at 1 in 10 childcare centers surveyed by public advocacy groups A new survey claims that many daycare centers — even in states that ban recalled products — are still using infant sleepers that have been pulled fro...
07:00 2019-08-08

Safety groups want FTC, state probes of Tesla's Autopilot system–and its marketing efforts Two consumer safety groups are calling for federal and state investigations of Tesla's semi-autonomous technology in the wake of several fatal c...
13:00 2019-07-31

Planned Parenthood groups announce departure of president, acting leader named Planned Parenthood Federation of America, a leading provider of reproductive services, and its political arm, the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, sai...
18:48 2019-07-16

Hundreds of Current and Former Law Enforcement Officers Reportedly Found in Extremist Facebook Groups Hundreds of current and former police officers and other law enforcement personnel are members of “Confederate, anti-Islam, misogynistic or anti-gove...
21:32 2019-06-15

FOCUS-Patient groups push back against Gilead's pricey HIV prevention treatment Gilead Sciences Inc hopes to soon introduce a pricey new pill to prevent HIV in people at risk of contracting the infection, but the drugmaker faces ...
15:32 2019-08-07

New York leads Pride parades as LGBTQ activists debate state of movement Two marches in Manhattan, many more around USLove and Resistance: priceless pictures of LGBTQ pioneersNew York’s massive LGBTQ Pride march kicked off...
13:32 2019-06-30

Airstrikes Halt Turkish Convoy on Road in Northern Syria, Opposition Activists Say (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Airstrikes halted a Turkish military convoy carrying ammunition after it crossed into northern Syria on Monday, bound for a...
11:00 2019-08-19

Activists call on insurance companies to stop coverage of Trans Mountain pipeline A coalition of environmental and Indigenous groups is calling on insurance companies to drop or refuse to provide coverage of the Trans Mountain pipe...
21:32 2019-08-08

‘Kashmir is like an open jail’: Activists describe life under lockdown A team of activists and scholars released a report that paints a bleak picture of Indian-administered state of Kashmir.     ...
20:32 2019-08-14

'No one cares till someone dies': El Paso activists long feared their city was at risk Organizers were aware of racist threat, saying the attacker was ‘not the first white man with guns to terrorize us’“He’s not the first white man to c...
01:48 2019-08-14

Activists condemn Canadian cinema chain for screening anti-abortion film Cineplex Entertainment criticized for screening Unplanned, which is said to promote falsehoods about reproductive healthAbortion rights defenders in ...
17:32 2019-07-09

Officials and Climate Change Activists Hold Funeral for Okjokull Glacier in Iceland (OKJOKULL GLACIER, Iceland) — It was a funeral for ice. With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight c...
16:16 2019-08-18

U.S. Calls Beijing ‘Thuggish Regime’ for ‘Harassing’ American Diplomat Who Met Pro-Democracy Activists The State Department Thursday accused the Chinese government of leaking personal information about a U.S. diplomat in Hong Kong, including the names ...
03:00 2019-08-09

Hong Kong activists hold Tiananmen Square vigil on 30th anniversary A vigil commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown has attracted thousands of activists and residents. Organizers say the a...
14:16 2019-06-04

Activists block ICE headquarters in standoff to protest immigration policy, migrant detention Federal authorities arrested at least 11 Jewish activists and immigration rights activists who blocked entrances and exits to U.S. Immigration and Cu...
23:48 2019-07-16

G20 plastic trash reduction goal doesn't address 'excessive' production: activists Activists welcomed a goal set by the Group of 20 major economies' to reduce additional plastic trash leaking into the ocean to zero by 2050, but said...
04:16 2019-07-01

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Handicapping the league's most intriguing receiver groups Who should you draft first in Minnesota? What about with the Rams? Dave Richard evaluates all the non-obvious receiving corps to make a call on who s...
18:48 2019-08-07

A Flurry of States Have Raised Their Smoking Ages. But Big Tobacco’s Involvement Has Some Health Groups Uneasy Momentum is growing for a nationwide movement to raise the legal age of tobacco purchase from 18 to 21. Experts say the widespread and worrisome teen...
21:48 2019-06-10

Swastikas Carved at Prehistoric Sites in England by Neo-Nazi Groups that Worship Norse God Odin Neo-Nazi groups in England have been carrying out sinister torchlit rituals and carving swastikas into trees at ancient sites across the country. An ...
20:32 2019-08-11

West Virginia coal industry data shows excessive pollution: green groups Several West Virginia coal mines, including some owned by the governor's family, have released many times the allowable amounts of pollutants into ne...
20:48 2019-06-04

Elections Canada climate advertising guidelines puts chill on green groups' advocacy Canadian environmental groups fear losing their tax-free charity status if they run paid climate change advocacy adverts ahead of the October nationa...
20:00 2019-08-20

Daily on Energy: GOP-aligned groups make the fiscal case for a carbon tax on Capitol Hill Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
17:48 2019-07-22

Business groups warn new Trump China tariffs threat hurts ability to plan President Trump’s threat to put tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods has hurt businesses' ability to plan, trade groups say, even though th...
01:32 2019-08-03

Lawmakers and journalism groups blast big tech for sending news industry into 'economic freefall' The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday heard testimony from a number of media activists and journalists about the harmful impact that tech giants l...
16:48 2019-06-11

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn aw...
11:16 2019-05-21

Nearly 1,000 greyhound racing dogs died last year in England, welfare groups call to end sport Nearly 1,000 greyhound racing dogs either died or were killed last year in England, leading animal welfare charities to call for an end to the sport ...
14:16 2019-06-16

Russia, Iran, North Korea Launch Hundreds of Cyberattacks on U.S. Political Groups, Microsoft Says Suspected nation-state hackers from Russia, Iran and elsewhere have launched nearly 800 cyberattacks against political organizations over the past ye...
20:16 2019-07-17

‘It had nothing to do with us’: Restrictionist groups distance themselves from accused El Paso shooter, who shared similar views on immigrants Three Washington-based organizations have helped provide the intellectual and ideological framework for President Trump’s hard-line immigration agend...
15:48 2019-08-08

Strange how some anti-abortion activists are happy to separate kids from parents | Arwa Mahdawi Tate Reeves, Mississippi’s lieutenant governor, congratulated Trump on the Ice raids – which is odd since Reeves positioned himself as a protector of...
09:48 2019-08-10

Police say Extinction Rebellion Heathrow drone protest activists could face life in jail Police have issued their strongest warning yet to Extinction Rebellion activists, saying they could face life in jail ahead of a potential drone prot...
22:16 2019-06-14

Voter Turnout Surged Among People With Disabilities Last Year. Activists Want to Make Sure That Continues in 2020 When politicians are planning their outreach to various demographics ahead of the 2020 presidential race, they often focus on groups such as African ...
13:48 2019-07-10

Girls On A Mission: Vogue Meets The Young Activists Taking On Rape Culture In India “I think there's this message to women and girls that they need to police their clothing, limit who they interact with and limit when they go out. En...
16:00 2019-08-06

Getting This Smoke: Black Activists Slam Meharry Medical School Decision to Take $7,500,000 Grant From Juul Black activists and health experts are slamming what they say is Meharry Medical College’s deal with the devil, in this case, the electronic cigarett...
01:16 2019-06-20

Global engineering firm Aurecon cuts ties with Adani amid pressure from activists Investor action group says Carmichael coalmine project makes Indian giant ‘brand kryptonite’The global engineering and consultancy firm Aurecon has s...
16:48 2019-08-21

Hong Kong riot police clash with activists inside partly closed airport Riot police and demonstrators clashed again Tuesday inside Hong Kong International Airport, just hours after the disruption grounded all outbound fli...
22:16 2019-08-13

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-ruled...
04:48 2019-07-19

Two Hong Kong Activists Were Granted Asylum in Germany, Calling the City’s Freedoms Into Question Two years after their quiet departure from Hong Kong, two political activists from the semiautonomous region of China have come forward to say that t...
01:32 2019-05-22

Arsenal and Chelsea fan groups plan Uefa talks after Europa League Final venue farce Prominent fans groups from Arsenal and Chelsea are seeking talks with Uefa to avoid a repeat of the farce that has left both London clubs returning t...
08:48 2019-05-28

Liberal dark money groups mull secret progressive judge list to counteract Trump Liberal dark money groups are working to come up with a secret list of progressive judges who will fill the courts if a Democrat wins in the 2020 pre...
06:48 2019-06-11

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to cur...
08:48 2019-05-22

House Oversight Committee seeks documents related to secret CBP Facebook groups that ridiculed migrants The move suggests that the panel’s chairman, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, is not backing down from his investigations despite the president’s recent atta...
14:48 2019-07-31

Stonewall Forever: 50 years later, digital monument debuts. LGBTQ activists say it couldn't be more timely. Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activis...
11:32 2019-06-04

More than 30 members of clergy, religious activists sign letter declaring their churches immigrant 'sanctuaries': report A group of more than 30 clergy and religious activists in Birmingham have signed a letter promising sanctuary to immigrants facing mass deportations ...
20:48 2019-08-13